Toyota Motor develops modular fuel cell systems towards hydrogen powered society

On Friday Toyota Motor Corp said, it has developed a packaged fuel cell system module that cuts carbon footprint midst the industry’s tilt towards electric vehicles (EVs). Toyota Motor, which launched a revamped version of the Mirai in December has not been successful in winning drivers over to fuel cell vehicles (FCV). The FCV segment…

Amazon.com to use Ai-powered video cameras in its branded delivery vans

In a statement Amazon.com said, it will install AI-powered video cameras in its branded delivery vans in order to improve the safety of both drivers and the communities in which it delivers. Recently Amazon has started rolling out camera-based safety technology across its delivery fleet. “This technology will provide drivers real-time alerts to help them…

U.S. Commerce Department further restricts Huawei’s access to U.S. chip design hardware and software

In a significant development, the Trump Administration announced that it will further tighten the screws on Huawei Technologies Co, and crack down on its access to commercially available semiconductors. The development underscores the U.S. Commerce Department’s intent to expand restrictions that were announced in May 2020 which were aimed at preventing the Chinese company from…

U.S. drafts new rule allowing companies to work with Huawei to set 5G standards & protocols

According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, the U.S. Department of Commerce is close to introduce a new rule that would allow U.S. companies to work with Huawei Technologies on setting standards for the next generation 5G networks. In 2019, following rhe U.S. Commerce Department blacklisting the company, engineers in some U.S. technology…

GM’s self-driving car startup unveils EV without steering wheel or pedals

In a statement, Cruise, General Motors’ self-driving car unit said, it has unveiled an electric vehicle without any steering wheel or pedals for use in its planned autonomous ride-sharing service. Cruise did not disclose when the car will go into production. The vehicle, named “Cruise Origin”, was developed with Honda Motor Co Ltd following the…

Cyber security startup Darktrace raises $50 million in latest funding round

The Series E funding round was led by European private equity firm Vitruvian Partners LLP. So far the company has raised $229 million. Darktrace, a cyber-security firm stated, it has raised $50 million in its latest funding round that was led by Vitruvian Partners LLP, an European private equity firm, and saw the startup being…

Hyundai Motors unveils its subcompact SUV for Europe, South Korea and U.S.

It will release an electric version of the Kona next year. On Tuesday, in efforts aimed at offsetting its falling sale of vehicles in China, Hyundai Motor launched its first subcompact sport utility vehicle (SUV) for advanced markets including the Europe, South Korea, and the United States. The South Korean automaker disclosed it would soon…