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Rani prices $73M IPO for robotic drug-delivery pill

The Robot Report | Aug. 4, 2021, 1:04 p.m.

Rani developed a proprietary platform, RaniPill, designed to provide a pill-based alternative to intravenous or subcutaneous administration of biologics.The post Rani prices $73M IPO for robotic drug-delivery pill appeared first on The Robot Report.

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North American Light Commercial Vehicle Market Growth Opportunities Report 2021: Market is Expected to Grow to 5 Million Units by 2025, with New Product Development in EVs - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Business Wire | Aug. 4, 2021, 12:54 p.m.

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "North American Light Commercial Vehicle Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The overall light commercial vehicle (LCV) market in North America was at 3.74 million units in 2020 with pickups contributing 88% of those volumes. Within the LCV segment, the lower weight segment, class 1/2a (<=8,500 lbs.) made up 57% of the market while the higher weight segment, class 2b/3 (8,501-14,000 lbs.), made up the rest. Ford was t

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General Motors misses Wall Street second-quarter earnings expectations, raises 2021 guidance

CNBC | Aug. 4, 2021, 8:58 a.m.

GM has projected better-than-expected results in the second quarter despite the industrywide impact of the semiconductor shortage.

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Marine Insurance Market Report 2021 - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast to 2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Business Wire | Aug. 4, 2021, 8:24 a.m.

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Marine Insurance Market By Type, Distribution Channel, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Marine insurance provides coverage for loss or damage of ships, cargo, terminals, and any other transport engaged in transferring & acquiring of goods held between the points of origin and the final destination. This insurance policy relies on the principle of utmost good f

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Rakuten to acquire open RAN vendor Altiostar

Fierce Wireless | Aug. 4, 2021, 12:54 p.m.

Rakuten to acquire open RAN vendor Altiostar bfletcherWed, 08/04/2021 - 11:54

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Does Google’s Pixel move signal negative tide for Qualcomm?

Fierce Wireless | Aug. 4, 2021, 11:45 a.m.

Does Google’s Pixel move signal negative tide for Qualcomm? mallevenWed, 08/04/2021 - 10:45

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Schneider's intermodal customers face 70% uptick in dwell time

Supply Chain Dive | Aug. 4, 2021, 11:24 a.m.

The company aims to add 1,500-3,000 containers this year to help flow through clogged intermodal networks.

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New paper examines environmental impact of brine-based lithium extraction

Charged EVs | Aug. 4, 2021, 12:58 p.m.

A new paper from Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) analyzes the process of extracting lithium from brine. In “Energy, Greenhouse Gas, and Water Life Cycle Analysis of Lithium Carbonate and Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate from Brine and Ore Resources and Their Use in Lithium Ion Battery Cathodes and Lithium Ion Batteries,” published in the journal Resources, Conservation... Read more »

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Proterra to supply battery tech to ROUSH CleanTech for next-gen Ford F-650 electric truck

Charged EVs | Aug. 4, 2021, 12:58 p.m.

Commercial EV innovator Proterra (NASDAQ: PTRA) builds electric buses, and also provides its powertrain technology to other OEMs under its Proterra Powered business unit. The company’s latest collaboration is with ROUSH CleanTech, a firm that’s involved with several aspects of electrification, including production design, functional performance validation, compliance testing, assembly setup and vehicle second-stage manufacturing.... Read more »

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Exro says its Coil Driver tech can reduce EVSE cost and complexity

Charged EVs | Aug. 4, 2021, 12:56 p.m.

Power electronics specialist Exro Technologies has announced a new application for its patented Coil Driver technology, which it says could dramatically reduce the cost and complexity associated with deploying EV infrastructure at scale. According to Exro, EVs currently require three different types of power electronics components to power the vehicles and charge the batteries: a... Read more »

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Toyocolor to supply carbon nanotube dispersions to SK Innovation

Charged EVs | Aug. 4, 2021, 12:52 p.m.

Japanese ink and materials manufacturer Toyocolor has been tapped to supply its Lioaccum series of conductive carbon nanotube (CNT) dispersions to the North American and European operations of battery-maker SK Innovation.  Lioaccum dispersions are used as a conductive additive in Li-ion cathodes to help expand battery capacity. These batteries will be installed in EVs manufactured... Read more »

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Dana and Switch Mobility partner on electric commercial vehicles

Charged EVs | Aug. 4, 2021, 12:49 p.m.

Drivetrain and e-propulsion specialist Dana (NYSE: DAN) has signed a strategic agreement with Ashok Leyland subsidiary Switch Mobility, a manufacturer of electric buses and light commercial vehicles. Dana will make a strategic investment in Switch Mobility, and will become a preferred supplier of electric drivetrain components for Switch’s vehicles, providing e-axles, gearboxes, motors, inverters, software... Read more »

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Lilium secures order from Brazilian airline for 220 electric jets

Charged EVs | Aug. 4, 2021, 12:47 p.m.

Azul, a Brazilian airline that serves 110 destinations and operates a fleet of more than 160 aircraft, has ordered 220 electric aircraft from Lilium in a $1-billion commercial deal and strategic alliance. The companies aim to establish a co-branded network in Brazil. Azul will operate and maintain the Lilium Jet fleet, and Lilium will provide... Read more »

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NXP Semiconductors expects auto companies to pump the brakes on just-in-time

Supply Chain Dive | Aug. 4, 2021, 9:02 a.m.

"A just-in-time system is not totally compatible with three to six months manufacturing cycle time," NXP Semiconductors CEO Kurt Sievers said.

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Samenvatting: Tigo Energy onthult Energy Intelligence platform om wagenparkbeheer te vereenvoudigen

Business Wire | Aug. 4, 2021, 2:31 p.m.

CAMPBELL, Californië--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tigo Energy, Inc., de wereldwijde leider van de zonne-energiesector in Flex MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics), heeft vandaag zijn Energy Intelligence (EI)-oplossing onthuld, een uitgebreid digitaal platform dat is ontworpen om de installateur te optimaliseren ervaring rond inbedrijfstelling, monitoring en onderhoud van vloten van zonne-installaties. Voor zonne-installateurs vormen operaties en onderhoud een aanzienlijke en voortdurende last vanwege het

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Riassunto: Tigo Energy lancia la piattaforma Energy Intelligence per semplificare la gestione dei parchi solari

Business Wire | Aug. 4, 2021, 2:26 p.m.

CAMPBELL, California--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tigo Energy, Inc., leader mondiale del settore dell’energia solare nella Flex MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics), ha lanciato oggi la soluzione Energy Intelligence (EI),una piattaforma digitale omnicomprensiva intesa ad ottimizzare l’esperienza degli installatori in termini di avviamento, monitoraggio e la manutenzione di parchi solari. Per gli installatori di impianti fotovoltaici la gestione e la manutenzione costituiscono un onere considerevole e su

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Amazon is eyeing cryptocurrency — but it won’t be Bitcoin

TechHQ | Aug. 4, 2021, 8:50 a.m.

Amazon denied a report last week that thee-commerce giant had plans to begin accepting Bitcoin payments by the end of this year, but acknowledged an interest in cryptocurrency. UK business daily City AM cited an unnamed insider as saying Amazon would start taking cryptocurrency, citing a recent job posting by the company for someone with... Read more »The post Amazon is eyeing cryptocurrency — but it won’t be Bitcoin appeared first on TechHQ.

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Tigo Energy Unveils Energy Intelligence Platform to Simplify Fleet Management

Business Wire | Aug. 4, 2021, 11 a.m.

CAMPBELL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tigo Energy, Inc., the solar industry’s worldwide leader in Flex MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics), today unveiled its Energy Intelligence (EI) Solution, a comprehensive digital platform designed to optimize the installer experience around commissioning, monitoring, and maintaining fleets of solar installations. For solar installers, operations and maintenance represents a significant and ongoing burden due to the lack of visibility to the module-level inf

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Iteris to Present at Oppenheimer & Co Technology, Internet & Communications Conference on August 11, 2021

Business Wire | Aug. 4, 2021, 9:30 a.m.

SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $ITI #IoT--Iteris has been invited to present at the 24th Annual Oppenheimer & Co Technology, Internet & Communications Conference on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

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NextGen Reminds Shareholders to Vote in Favor of Business Combination With Xos

Business Wire | Aug. 4, 2021, 9 a.m.

LOS ANGELES & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NextGen Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ:NGAC) (“NextGen”) a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, reminds its shareholders to vote in favor of the approval of NextGen’s proposed business combination with Xos, Inc. (“Xos” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of fully electric Class 5 to Class 8 commercial vehicles, and the related proposals to be voted upon at NextGen’s extraordinary general meeting on August 18, 2021. The extr

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Phantom Auto Appoints Robotics Veteran Tom Kaminski as Chief Technology Officer

Business Wire | Aug. 4, 2021, 9 a.m.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Former Amazon Director of Robotics for Worldwide AGV joins the leader in remote operation for all types of vehicles.

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