A highway in Germany installed overhead cables to power hybrid cars, in an effort to electrify truck transportation and cut emissions.
Smart Mobility Deployments EU
The European Commission has shocked many technology experts by supporting a Wi-Fi based standard for cars that is being pursued by automotive behemoth Volkswagen.
German automotive industry giants BMW and Mercedes-Benz manufacturer Daimler have agreed to work together to further enhance their development and implementation of self-driving technology and the creation of electric cars.
German automotive company Continental is to exhibit their Continental Urban Mobility Experience (CUbE) driverless vehicle at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas this week, and introduce their long term plan for developing smart city transportation infrastructure.
Volkswagen is to test a series of mobile charging stations throughout the German city of Wolfsburg, which will charge electric cars and e-bikes in around 17 minutes.
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