• New EV Platform Shoves Everything But the Battery Inside the Wheel

    3 monthes ago - By Geek

    Israeli startup REE unveiled a new and fully platform for electric and autonomous vehicles.
    An Israeli startup called REE wanted to re-imagine the EV skateboard from an outside perspective. What they came up with is the design you see here.
    At first glance it might not appear all that different from any skateboard platform you've seen before. It's a flat base with four wheels, after all.
    In reality, though, it's strikingly different. There's only one component in that base: the battery. Everything else is built in to the the wheels: motors, drivetrain, suspension, steering, brakes, and...
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  • Ford and VW announce Argo AI deal

    Ford and VW announce Argo AI deal

    3 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Ford and VW have been in talks for months now on possible tie-ups between the two automakers to help reduce the cost of developing new vehicles, among other things. VW and Ford have announced today that VW will be investing in Ford's autonomous auto division Argo AI. The exact amount of money that VW has invested in Argo AI is...
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  • Ford, Volkswagen join forces on electric, autonomous cars

    Ford, Volkswagen join forces on electric, autonomous cars

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG joined forces to develop autonomous and electric cars on Friday and said they were also looking at other areas of cooperation, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs.
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  • Ford, VW join forces on electric, autonomous cars

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Ford and Volkswagen joined forces to develop autonomous and electric cars on Friday and said they were also looking at other areas of cooperation, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs.
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  • Ford and Volkswagen team up on EVs, with Ford the first outside automaker to use VW's MEB platform

    3 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Automakers Ford and Volkswagen have announced a partnership today that covers a number of areas, including autonomy and collaboration on development of electric vehicles. This EV tie-up will see Ford use Volkswagen's MEB platform, which it's using as the core of its forthcoming line of consumer electric vehicles, to develop “at least one” fully electric car for the European market that's designed to be produced and sold at scale.
    Volkswagen's MEB is a big bet by the German automaker, meant to provide for all-electric models what the MQB platform before it did for the automaker's internal...
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