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Magical exterior colour-change: The BMW iX Flow featuring E Ink

Digitisation is delivering an integrated user experience characterised by individuality and emotionalisation in the interior of current BMW models. The My Modes allow the driver to tailor the atmosphere in the interior entirely to their personal mood and the driving experience they want. With the BMW iX Flow featuring E Ink being presented on the occasion of CES 2022, the Munich-based premium car manufacturer is offering the prospect of a future technology that uses digitisation to also adapt the exterior of a vehicle to different situations and individual wishes.

Ford Pro Charging Launches to Help Businesses of All Sizes Overcome the Hurdle to Seamless Electrification

Ford Pro™ announced the launch of Ford Pro Charging, a comprehensive solution for commercial electric vehicle charging. While more commercial customers want to switch to electric vehicles to reduce maintenance costs, minimize emissions and drive down total cost of ownership*, the transition from all internal combustion-powered fleets can be complex. Ford Pro Charging will help ease this transition by delivering intuitive software and commercial hardware infrastructure to support charging and energy management.

Bercman Technologies wants to buy Estonian IoT company Krakul, which has become famous for its moon cameras

Bercman Technologies, a Nasdaq First North listed deep-tech company developing traffic safety solutions, intends to acquire Krakul, Estonia’s leading IoT and autonomous systems development company. The acquisition of Krakul is part of Bercman’s strategic goal to expand its engineering and software team into developing intelligent transportation systems.

VIDEO: Swedish company Jetson created fast personal electric aircraft what looks like podracer

Podracer is a vehicle from Star Wars film The Phantom Menace. It moves fast near the surface and have a high maneuverability. This is exactly what Jetson´s electric aircraft looks.

Jetson´s weight is 86 kg and it can carry up to 95 kg passenger. It fliews 20 minutes with 85 kg pilot weight. Top speed is 102 km/h, but it is software limited, not the actual limit of engines. 

It is all ready fligfht machine and can be purchased for 85 000 euros. Yes, far more than mid-class vehicle. But at 100 km/h, you can reach any corner of city in 20 minutes.

ABB E-mobility to develop and supply MegaWatt fast charging infrastructure for the all-electric 7-Seater Lilium Jet

ABB E-mobility and Lilium N.V. positioned to be a global leader in regional electric air mobility, have announced plans for ABB to provide the charging infrastructure for Lilium’s high speed regional air network, scheduled for commercial launch in 2024. Lilium has announced planned launch networks in Florida, Germany, and Brazil. As part of the agreement, ABB will develop, test and supply the MegaWatt fast charging infrastructure necessary for the quick turnaround times needed for electric aviation.

Sweden and Germany are leading the development for electric roads

Germany and Sweden are world leaders when it comes to real-world studies on electric roads. On Gotland, the world's first wireless e-road has been finished.

Electric roads are one of the studied technologies in the race to decarbonise heavy traffic and within a few years the first commercial electric road could be a reality. This will probably happen in Sweden or Germany.

Volta Trucks partners with Sibros to deliver fully connected vehicle systems to electric commercial vehicle fleets

Volta Trucks, a leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has announced that Sibros, a pioneer of deep Over-the-Air (OTA) connected vehicle systems, will provide Sibros’ connected software-based solutions for the Volta Zero - the world's first purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne commercial vehicle created specifically for city centre freight distribution.

VIDEO: Hyundai Motor Group Launches Factory Safety Service Robot, First Project with Boston Dynamics

Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) introduced ‘Factory Safety Service Robot (hereafter referred to as the Robot)’, a robot for industrial site safety, and announced its pilot operation at Kia’s plant in South Korea. The Group has also released a video of the Robot on its YouTube channel.

B2B matchmaking event for Swiss and Estonian companies on 11 November in Zurich, Switzerland

The event is mainly targeted to companies interested in ICT, health-tech, AI, defence and cybersecurity. The event is co-organised by Estonian Ministry of Foreign Aairs, swissICT, and three main digital clusters in Estonia: ICT, Connected Health and Defence.

Why do business with Estonia?

Estonia is known as one of the most digitally advanced societies in the world, with 99% of state services available online and the first country to use blockchain to ensure nation-wide data integrity. As a result, Estonian firms are on the cutting edge of digital innovation.

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