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New ZF Plant Producing Cameras to Augment ADAS

The Częstochowa facility produces advanced electronic components for light vehicles, including S-Cam 4.8 cameras, described by ZF as the first-ever monocular cameras to offer the capability of a 100-degree horizontal field of view.


Continental Buys Stake in Lidar Developer AEye

Continental says it will utilize AEye’s lidar technology and industrialize the sensor to deliver a fully automotive-grade product, with the first series application scheduled for the end of 2024.


Solar EV Charging Stations to Be Off-Grid in California

The investment will expand access to EV charging to drivers in rural areas, including the Central, Coachella and Imperial valleys, says Electrify America, a nationwide project to develop EV charging infrastructure.


FCA Unveils New-Generation Uconnect Digital Platform

Currently available on more than 80% of FCA’s North American applications, Uconnect 5 will bring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to 100% of FCA’s North American offerings.


Volkswagen JV to Advance Connected-Vehicle Tech


Electrified Vehicles Overtaxed, Report Says

The fees assessed against battery-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles have more than compensated for any losses in gasoline taxes, the report says.

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