New self-driving electric vehicle launched by Toyota

11/01/2018 15:13 Electricity Market


Toyota inaugurated their new mobility ecosystem and concept vehicle at the Consumer Electronics Show, the world’s largest technology fair which started on Tuesday in Las Vegas.

The E-Palette, the new concept vehicle, will be a completely independent, battery-electric vehicle with an open control interface to offer partner companies the possibility to incorporate their own automated driving system.

Akio Toyoda, Toyota Motor Corporation's president declared: "The automobile industry is clearly amidst its most dramatic period of change as technologies like electrification, connected and automated driving are making significant progress. This announcement marks a major step forward in our evolution towards sustainable mobility, demonstrating our continued expansion beyond traditional cars and trucks to the creation of new values including services for customers."

The enterprise also announced about a new alliance with Amazon, DiDi, Mazda, Pizza Hut and Uber as part of the launch of E-Palette vehicles. The new alliance will form a broad-based ecosystem of hardware and software support that will encourage a large range of companies to use advanced mobility technology for quality serve customers. 

The associates in the joint deal will cooperate on vehicle planning, application concepts and vehicle control activities, according to company statement.

Daily (16.01.2018): Brent crude settled close to a 3-year peak above $70 a barrel on tightening supplies

16/01/2018 11:24:00

Oil prices jumped to near a three-year peak above $70 a barrel on Monday on signs that output reductions by OPEC and Russia are tightening supplies, although analysts warned of a "red flag" due to surging U.S. production.


EU averted about “lost decade” for renewables due to declining costs

15/01/2018 15:45:00

The cost of generating electricity from renewable energies is on the path to attain new lows on the globe, according to projections by the International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA).


Poland reached record gas exports to Ukraine

15/01/2018 11:37:00

According to Polish oil and gas firm PGNiG, Poland’s natural gas deliveries to Ukraine doubled in 2017 to reach over 700 million cubic meters.