Microsoft and Volkswagen collaborate to improve HoloLens AR
The HoloLens 2 project brings functional Augmented Reality to the automobile driver.
This week Microsoft announced it fixed a technical issue in the HoloLens augmented reality (AR) headset with Volkswagen's help to provide AR supported assisted driving features.
Volkswagen realised in 2... Read more
Northvolt plans to construct its third battery manufacturing facility in Northern Germany
Powered by an absolute clean electricity grid in Germany, Northvolt Drei establishes the cleanest batteries in continental Europe with a capacity of up to 60 GWh.
Northvolt's factory assembled its first battery cell in December, located in the northern Swedish town of Skelleftea. The second, a j... Read more
Breakthrough in solid-state batteries with help of Bill Gates
Battery startup QuantumScape claims that the company has seen a breakthrough in the development of solid-state batteries. The batteries are said to perform significantly better than comparable lithium-ion batteries.
Compared to a lithium-ion battery of the same size, QuantumScape's lithium-metal... Read more
Volkswagen and Ford join forces for self-propelled cars
Volkswagen and Ford will join forces with regard to electric and self-propelled cars, says Bloomberg. Volkswagen will invest $2.6 billion in Argo AI, Ford's partner in self-propelled car technology.
The deal attributes a value of 7 billion to Argo AI, the two car manufacturers said in a joint state... Read more
Amazon and Volkswagen want to set up industrial cloud
Volkswagen and Amazon are exploring the possibilities of a strategic partnership. The two companies want to find a way to increase the productivity of the German car manufacturer. The two are considering setting up an industry cloud, with Amazon setting up a network between Volkswagen's factories an... Read more
Microsoft closes cloud deal with Volkswagen for connected cars
Microsoft has signed a large-scale agreement with Volkswagen in the field of cloud computing. The two companies are going to create a software platform on Azure together, on which Volkswagen's connected cars (hereafter connected cars) will have to run.
The services provided via the "Automotive Clou... Read more