September 22, 2021

Archives for September 1, 2021

An automotive giant

The largest robot in the history of SEAT S.A. joins the more than 2,200 others that work together to build the company’s latest models It stands more than two and a half metres tall and is responsible for assembling the heaviest parts of the vehicles with millimetric precision There are two units in the plant, […]

Full−electric Volta Zero embarks on UK customer roadshow

25 August 2021 –  Volta Trucks, a leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has confirmed that the full-electric Volta Zero will tour the UK throughout September in a series of high-profile customer and industry events. The UK roadshow follows the successful European tour of Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Munich, and Frankfurt where […]

Puratos and private investors join forces to improve the livelihood of cocoa farmers globally

Brussels (Belgium), August 25th 2021 – Puratos has closed on a €1 billion financing from a group of private investors including Barings as the lead account. The first draw of the financing will be used to further accelerate the Cacao-Trace program which was founded by Puratos, the international manufacturer of ingredients for the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors. Cacao-Trace helps cocoa farmers increase […]

Prof. Paolo Tumminelli invites top speakers among others Lapo Elkan, founder of Garage Italia for his session Objects of Movement: Paradigm Shifter

Paolo Tumminelli, Professor of Design at University of Cologne and CEO of Goodbrands is hosting two panels under the title “Objects of Movement” at SHIFTx on the 2. September 2021.  The first session is “5 Minutes Futures“. Makers and thinkers within and beyond the automobile industry are here to share with us their insight and imagination. […]

Self−driving vehicles will have a bigger impact than electric vehicles − Johann Jungwirth, Mobileye

Johann Jungwirth, Vice President MaaS at Mobileye explains how we will get back 800 billion wasted hours per year through autonomous vehicle (AV). In our interview, Johann Jungwirth also stresses what great potential Germany now has regarding autonomous vehicles, despite the recently ended cooperation between Daimler and Bosch in the field.  What potential do autonomous vehicles really […]

“We Will Have Easy Access To Any Kind Of Vehicle” − Boyd Cohen, CEO Iomob

Boyd Cohen is committed to making the future mutlimodal. The founder and CEO of Iomob is building a next generation mobility on demand platform. At SHIFTX he will explain how he wants to reach his goal: to decarbonize transport. We caught up with him just before the event to get a sneak peek of his vision of […]

2022 Kia Carnival earns 2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle Earns IIHS Honors Three-row vehicle receives safety designation in its first model year 2022 Carnival is the 10th Kia vehicle in 2021 to earn a TOP SAFETY PICK or higher The 2022 Kia Carnival MPV has been awarded the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK (TSP) rating just months after the vehicle’s introduction with […]

Cardi B x Reebok Introduce Second Apparel Collection

Latest Capsule, ‘Let Me Be… In My World’ Inspired by Cardi’s Hometown of NYC BOSTON, MA – AUGUST 20, 2021 – Following the mass success of her first apparel collection, Reebok and Cardi B are thrilled to reveal the next chapter of their collaboration with the launch of an all-new apparel and footwear capsule collection this […]

Volta Trucks reveals the first real−world trials of the prototype Volta Zero

Volta Trucks commences real-world testing of the first Volta Zero prototype using production specification components. Volta Zero prototype vehicle developed in industry-leading time of just eight months from first designs to running vehicle. Volta Trucks on track towards starting series production in December 2022. Volta Trucks, a leading and disruptive full electric commercial vehicle manufacturer […]

CUPRA hungers to take a giant step in Hungary to be closer to conquer the PURE ETCR championship

Mattias Ekström and CUPRA lead the drivers’ and teams’ standings: The Swedish driver has been on the podium in every event so far this season Dániel Nagy and Zengő Motorsport, CUPRA’s partner in this adventure, competes at home The PURE ETCR and WTCR share the same circuit – like in MotorLand-Aragon -, which is an […]