EV

Deals/Contracts/Partnerships

  • 1

    Ricardo and Lightning eMotors sign strategic partnership to provide commercial electric vehicles to UK customers. Ricardo will provide supply chain and certification of roadworthiness support, as well as powertrain installation and integration services in the UK.

    Q4, 2021

  • 2

    Tata Elxsi was awarded a high-voltage EV system software development deal for a leading Japanese Tier1 supplier.

    Q4, 2021

  • 3

    Tata Elxsi won a multi-million US$ Electric Vehicle software development program for a new-age EV OEM in APAC.

    Q4, 2021

  • 4

    A leading American Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for multiple engagements in the electric and conventional powertrain areas.

    Q4, 2021

  • 5

    KPIT wins a five year $52 million strategic engagement from a leading European Car Manufacturer in the Electric Powertrain domain. KPIT has been selected as a next gen software development and integration partner for the control unit of a new e-powertrain component, function development and software testing of all power electronics components of next gen Invertor, On-board Charger and Battery Management Systems (BMS).

    Q4, 2021

  • 6

    SEGULA Technologies joins PERRINN to develop the battery system for the Project 424 100% electric hypercar

    Q4, 2021

  • 7

    Startup Circle chooses Capgemini Invent to design an urban mobility solution for the self-service car-sharing market

    Q4, 2021

  • 8

    World-first hybrid battery-powered NAWA Racer e-motorbike to debut. Akka is engineering partner.

    Q4, 2021

  • 9

    FEV has entered a long-term agreement with electrified powertrain systems provider, Hyliion, to support design, development, integration, and production validation of their innovative Electric Range Extender (ERX) for Class 8 tractor-trailer applications.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 10

    Ricardo wins contract with LS Automotive Technologies to develop DC-DC converter for EVs. It converts direct current from high voltage battery to the low voltage direct current which powers vehicle lights, fans, pumps, wipers, and electronic control units

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 11

    Capgemini has been awarded a contract extension by Mercedes-Benz AG until 2024 for the development and maintenance of the core Electric/Electronic Product Data Management application in a R&D environment. The EE-PDM application is used for the development and documentation of electronic vehicle components. Capgemini will now support in migrating the application to the cloud and further transforming it in a microservices environment with DevOps.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 12

    A leading European headquartered innovator and systems supplier awarded Tata Elxsi their EV platform development program

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 13

    A leading global automotive OEM selected Tata Elxsi as their strategic development partner for their next generation EV system development

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 14

    A North American Electric Vehicle OEM selected LTTS for a multi-year engagement to be its engineering design partner. The scope of work encompasses the entire value chain including vehicle design for all existing as well as new models.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 15

    An American automotive supplier has selected LTTS as a strategic partner to provide engineering services for their EV and Power Electronics productportfolio. LTTS will also be setting up a centre of engineering excellence which will be leveraged by the gl

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 16

    FEV has entered a long-term agreement with electrified powertrain systems start-up, Hyliion, to support design, development, integration, and validation of their innovative Electric Range Extender (ERX) for Class 8 tractor-trailer applications. Also, FEV

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 17

    FEV Turkey’s engineers installed and calibrated hardware and software, providing TRAGGER vehicles with Level 4 automated driving features.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 18

    A leading American Tier I selected KPIT for a program in the Powertrain domain

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 19

    Under a multi-year EV program, the Electronic Powertrain unit of a European automotive components manufacturer has selected LTTS to build a real-time technology framework to simulate the controller design of the e-Powertrain systems.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 20

    TCS is selected by a leading European automotive OEM, as a strategic partner in the end-to-end design and development of a next generation Electric Vehicle.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

EIIR Provider Solutions/Capabalities

  • 1

    IAV develops modular platform for battery-electric vehicles

    Q4, 2021

  • 2

    Ricardo has received Government funding to optimise in-car thermal and energy management systems to improve electric vehicle range and battery performance with the aim of increasing electric vehicle range by 5% while reducing overall cost by 10%. Ricardo will partner with Jaguar Land Rover and use a Jaguar I-PACE as a demonstrator vehicle.

    Q4, 2021

  • 3

    EDAG China opens new test center for E/E components and modules for EVs in Shanghai. The following tests and validations will be carried out: High Voltage system performance, High Voltage and Low Voltage function validation, as well as testing during char

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 4

    Akka is creating a new company SICEF, a new key stage in the development of the Flexmove project. The project has at its core an electric vehicle that can be driven like a normal car on the road, but which can also move on rail tracks thanks to a special tyre-to-tracks technology.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 5

    Components in electric vehicles are exposed to sudden changes in temperature when the vehicle drives through puddles or pools of water. Bertrandt is now able to simulate these requirements in a laboratory environment with its new splash water test chamber, which is designed for large and heavy components.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 6

    FEV builds the world’s largest development and endurance test center for electric powertrain components. The facility is situated near Leipzig, Germany, and provides around 70 test systems dedicated to performance, durability, abuse testing, and more on a total area of 42,000 square meter.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 7

    IAV presents mobile test bench for electric drives.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 8

    Ricardo has opened its new Electrified Propulsion Research Centre at its Shoreham Technical Centre in West Sussex. Designed to support the company’s existing work in powertrain optimization and electrification, it will enable the research and development of the next generation of electrified vehicles from component level subsystems to fully integrated powertrains.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 9

    Webasto and IAV Agree on Technology Collaboration for Electric Commercial Vehicles

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 10

    A leading German Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the electric powertrain area

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 11

    Altrancollaborated with Groupe PSA to create the Citroën AMI, its new mobility solution, a light electric vehicle designed to meet the environmental challenges.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 12

    HEAT (Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation) begins passenger operations. IAV is engineering partner for this project.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 13

    Hexagon announces 100%EV initiative to accelerate electric vehicle development

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 14

    KPIT announced deal with BMW Group for charging electronics program for EVs. 

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 15

    Magna Steyr to supply an EV platform to Fisker for the Ocean SUV, as well as a production site. As part of the deal, Magna Steyr will be issued warrants to purchase 6.2% of Fisker after the company goes public.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 16

    RimacAutomobili and IAV are cooperating on the final stages of development of the C_Two electric super sports car: At its test center in Stollberg, IAV is testing electric drive, alongside other components. IAV is also determining the components’ reaction to extreme temperatures and their electromagnetic compatibility.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 17

    Tata Technologies wins deal with German firm GKN Automotive and is setting up a global e-mobility software engineering center in Bengaluru. It is starting with 42 engineers and it will be scaled gradually to 150.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 18

    The first stainless steel electric scooter made by STILRIDE with Semcon as its partner. The company is planningto challenge traditional manufacturing techniques and pave the way for new designby using robots to fold steel.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

EIIR Buyer GIC/R&D Best Practices/Solutions

  • 1

    Foxconn to set up R&D centre for EV software development. The planned R&D centre will work on software innovations around smart gateway, smart cockpit, smart autonomous driving and other software applications.

    Q4, 2021

  • 2

    Tesla opens first overseas vehicle R&D centre in Shanghai. The enter will further promote Tesla's localisation process in China and will carry out R&D work for vehicles, charging equipment and energy products.

    Q4, 2021

  • 3

    Canoo Selects Northwest Arkansas for its Headquarters, R&D Center and EV Industrialization Facility

    Q4, 2021

  • 4

    Vitesco Technologies has commissioned a new research and development centre in Tianjin, China. The focus of the new facility is on the development and testing of electrified drive systems – especially for the Asia-Pacific region.

    Q4, 2021

  • 5

    Saab Signs Contract for new Underwater Electric Robot to Ocean Infinity.

    Q4, 2021

  • 6

    Great Wall Motor (GWM) announced the official opening of its European headquarters in Munich which will cover R&D, sales and management. The R&D will focus on vehicle integration, component development, electronic powertrain platforms, intelligent driving and internet-connected vehicle systems.

    Q4, 2021

  • 7

    GM Opens Broad Application of EV Component Sets, Advancing the ‘Everybody In’ Electrification Approach. Electrification components applied to EV conversion projects, commercial equipment, marine applications and more. Expanding GM’s technology platforms beyond its core portfolio will drive growth beyond vehicle sales and enable new business models

    Q4, 2021

  • 8

    Scania and SCA develop first 80 tonne electric timber truck

    Q4, 2021

  • 9

    The Hyundai Motor Group has shutdown its engine development division at its Namyang R&D Center in South Korea and the entire team that worked on conventional powertrain systems will now develop electric vehicle (EV) drivetrains.

    Q4, 2021

  • 10

    WardWizard Mobility signed a MOU)with the Gujarat government to invest Rs. 500 crore on research and development of electric 2 & 3 wheelers, setting up the motor assembly at Vadodara’s facility, and developing ancillaries to manufacture raw materials.

    Q4, 2021

  • 11

    The Shyft Group, the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing and assembly for the commercial and fleet vehicle industries announced the opening of a dedicated R&D center at Michigan. It will be used for product development, prototyping, a

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 12

    ABB has signed a MoU with MEDATech to jointly explore solutions to decarbonize mining operations through charging solutions and optimized electric drive systems in battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for heavy-duty applications.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 13

    Continental works with manufacturers on EV-specific commercial tires. The tires must not only have a low rolling resistance but also withstand heavier loads than tires for comparable ICE vehicles and they should last just as long and meet the same safety requirements as ICE truck tires.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 14

    Subaru is planning to build a $272 million e-mobility research and development centre near Tokyo.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 15

    Honda and Komatsu Announce the Start of Joint Development of Micro Excavators Powered by Swappable Batteries

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 16

    Nidec revs up EV motor growth with Chinese R&D center near Shanghai. It plans to boost R&D workforce from 170 to 250 to meet China demand.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 17

    Electric battery maker Microvast plans Orlando R&D center.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 18

    Envision Digital partners with Deutsche Telekom to deliver a charging solution for electric vehicles in Germany

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 19

    Germany based Marquardt Group has operationalized its global R&D center in Pune to develop battery management-related solutions for electric vehicles. A pool of more than 300 highly-skilled engineers in the automotive domain is committed to serving global and local automotive customers for the Marquardt Group.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 20

    Groundbreaking for state-of-the-art test centre of Mercedes-AMG in Affalterbach, Germany. New “Technikum” technology centre for the development of electrified high-performance powertrains and electrical components.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 21

    Hyundai and Shell Sign New Agreement to Expand Collaborations on Clean Energy Solutions. Partners plan to establish new type of service channels overseas and start to cooperate on energy supply business expansion into EV and FCEV charging services.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 22

    Li Auto also announced the establishment of a new research and development center in Shanghai, which will be dedicated to developing cutting-edge electric vehicle technologies, including high-voltage platforms, ultra-fast charging technologies, autonomous driving technologies, next-generation intelligent cockpits. The new center has already started recruiting, and expects to ultimately house over 2,000 staff in the future.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 23

    Rimac is opening its first R&D office in the UK as it gears up for the launch of the production version of its C_Two electric hypercar.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 24

    TI revolutionizes EV battery management with the industry’s best-performing wireless BMS solution, the first concept assessed for enabling ASIL D systems

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 25

    Vattenfall and Deutsche Telekom collaborating on charging infrastructure

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 26

    Volkswagen AG: Five plants in Germany Czech and China now produce MEB-Based EVs with total capacity of 900,000 cars per year. In 2022 three more plants will come up in Germany and US.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 27

    Volkswagen presents technology roadmap for batteries and charging up to 2030.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 28

    Amazon revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian. It is optimized for package delivery with many improved features. The trend isac customized electric vehicles by enterprises in partnership with startups/ OEMs for different use cases.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 29

    Dubai develops smart universal charger for electric vehicles. The research team of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has registered a patent for the innovation.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 30

    Electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors is creating an automotive R&D center in Farmington Hills Michigan. The center will have offices, space for vehicle inspection and benchmarking, and labs for testing, validation and prototyping. The project comes with $3.6 million in private investment and creates 141 jobs, resulting in a $1 million Michigan Business Program performance-based grant.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 31

    Volkswagen inaugurates R&D center for e-mobility in China. It plans for a step-by-step expansion of local R&D competence in the localization of MEB-based derivatives.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 32

    Zoox, a self-driving startup backed by Amazon, unveiled a fully autonomous, bidirectional EV with no steering wheel.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

Other News

  • 1

    Foxconn unveiled first three EV prototypes. The prototype vehicles were made by Foxtron, a joint venture established last year between Foxconn and Taiwanese car manufacturer Yulon Motor.

    Q4, 2021

  • 2

    GM is retooling its US plants for EVs. Its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center will be known as Factory ZERO, reconfigured to an all-electric vehicle assembly plant.

    Q4, 2021

  • 3

    Stellantis to turn Turin factory into an electric vehicle hub

    Q4, 2021

  • 4

    TPG to invest Rs 7,500 cr in Tata Motors EV arm at $9.1 bn valuation. A factory less model.

    Q4, 2021

  • 5

    Trimble Ventures Invests in Monarch Tractor—an Electric, Autonomous Smart Tractor Platform for Sustainable Farming

    Q4, 2021

  • 6

    General Motors and Vacuumschmelze (VAC) Announce Plans to Build a New Magnet Factory in the U.S. to Support EV Growth

    Q4, 2021

  • 7

    GM Acquires 25 Percent Stake in Pure Watercraft to Accelerate All-Electric Boating

    Q4, 2021

  • 8

    Canoo, a publicly-listed America-based electric vehicle startup, will shift its production from Europe to the US to reduce supply chain vulnerabilities and accelerate the speed to market.

    Q4, 2021

  • 9

    Exide Industries to foray into lithium-ion cell manufacturing, set up multi-gigawatt plant. It also plans to apply for and participate in the PLI Scheme for National Programme on advanced chemistry Cell(ACC) battery storage.

    Q4, 2021

  • 10

    Ford is announcing plans to bring electric vehicles at scale to American customers with two new massive, environmentally and technologically advanced campuses in Tennessee and Kentucky that will produce the next generation of electric F-Series trucks and the batteries to power future electric Ford and Lincoln vehicles. Ford plans to make the largest ever U.S. investment in electric vehicles at one time by any automotive manufacturer and, together with its partner, SK Innovation, plans to invest $11.4 billion and create nearly 11,000 new jobs.

    Q4, 2021

  • 11

    Qualcomm Works with Google to Bring Premium and Intelligent In-Vehicle Experiences to Renault Group’s Mégane E-TECH Electric

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 12

    Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution Begin Construction of EV Battery Cell Plant in Indonesia

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 13

    PTT and Foxconn Establish EV Manufacturing JV in Thailand

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 14

    Schaeffler opens new e-mobility plant built to the very latest standards of sustainability

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 15

    Mercedes To Stop Developing Plug-In Hybrid Tech, Go All In On EVs.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 16

    Nissan has unveiled plans for its EV36Zero, a £1 billion flagship electric vehicle hub, creating a world-first EV manufacturing ecosystem that will create or safeguard 6,200 jobs. The transformational project has been launched with an initial £1bn investment by Nissan and its partners Envision AESC, a global player in battery technology, and Sunderland City Council.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 17

    Porsche investing in new battery cell factory in Germany in collaboration with Customcells. Proposed plant near Stuttgart could turn over up enough batteries for up to 1000 cars a year.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 18

    Foxconn and PTT are collaborating in setting up an open platform for producing electric vehicles (EV) and key components to serve the EV sector in Thailand.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 19

    Kevadia in Gujarat to become India’s first electric-vehicle-only city.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 20

    Arkessa and Ericsson provide global connectivity for Voi e-scooters

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 21

    Foxconn invests in EV Startup Byton. Looks Foxconn is increasing its presence in auto sector and may aim to replicate its success of contract mobile manufacturing in auto manufacturing.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 22

    NIO Selects NVIDIA for Intelligent, Electric Vehicles

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 23

    The U.S. Government’s Entire 645,000-Vehicle Fleet Will Go All-Electric.More Governments across countries will make similar move. This will add impetus to both EV adoption and creating supporting infrastructure.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 24

    Xiaomi to invest $10bn in electric vehicle race

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 25

    BYD Wins Another Order for 406 Electric Buses in Colombia.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 26

    Marelli to open production facility for electric vehicle drivetrains in Cologne, Germany

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 27

    Renault Trucks and Carlsberg Grouptogether towards carbon neutral distribution with electric trucks.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 28

    Tirupati, India to get EV testing facility and autonomous driving testing tracks with an investment of Rs 250 crore.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 29

    Toyota and Hino Launch Initiative with Seven-Eleven, FamilyMart, and Lawson to Introduce Light-Duty Fuel Cell Electric Trucks

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

Jobs

Pareekh Jain

Most popular

Most discussed

error: Content is protected !!