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BHP and ADC plan the future electrification of transport | Sustainability

BHP is collaborating with Automotive Data of China (ADC) – a subsidiary of China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC), a globally prominent automobile technological research institute.

The two-year partnership will focus on the key drivers for the development of energy saving and new energy vehicles in China, such as – the manufacturing value-chain, efficiency, consumer attitudes and products development, battery chemistry, technical performance, the policy environment and the long-range outlook for electrification. The outcomes and insights identified will be shared with companies across the value chain in the next two years. 

Nickel makes a vital contribution to the lithium-ion

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SKF tests autonomous and electrical transport of goods

SKF is now testing a self-driving electric truck together with the tech company Einride, to transport goods on a public road between the factory and the warehouse in Gothenburg.

Einride was the first company in the world to drive electric, self-driving truck on public roads for commercial purposes already in 2018.“We have decided to reduce our CO2 impact by 40 percent from freight transport over a ten-year period until 2025. We therefore review our entire logistics flow from a CO2 perspective. This is an example of initiatives that give us new opportunities to create efficient, sustainable and autonomous logistics flows

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Florida Tech Alumni, Solar Transport System Chairman Julian Field to Speak at F. Alan Smith Lecture

Lecture set to take place march 30

Florida Tech alumnus Julian Field, founding chairman of a start-up company preparing for the commercial launch of a solar-powered car boasting a 50-mile range, will be the featured speaker at the F. Alan Smith Distinguished Lecture Series on March 30. (Florida Tech image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech alumnus Julian Field, founding chairman of a start-up company preparing for the commercial launch of a solar-powered car boasting a 50-mile range, will be the featured speaker at the F. Alan Smith Distinguished Lecture Series on March 30.

The virtual event, “Making

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Mobility Startup Optibus Raises $107M For Public Transport Platform

Israeli public transportation optimization company Optibus announced a Series C $107 million funding round co-led by Bessemer Venture Partners and Insight Partners on Wednesday.

The funding brings Optibus’ total capital raised to $160 million since its founding in 2014. Existing investors include Verizon Ventures, Pitango, New Era Capital Partners, Dynamic Loop and Blue Red Partners.

The company developed a SaaS platform that plans and schedules the movements of vehicles and drivers alike, with detailed insight into how these affect operations, on-time performance and costs. Using advanced optimization algorithms and machine learning, Optibus says it helps leading transit providers better run

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