Volta Inc. has announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement under which Shell USA Inc., a subsidiary of Shell plc, will acquire Volta in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $169 million.
With its annual Digital 100 ranking, Similarweb is recognizing what it believes to be the 10 top-performing digital domains from 10 critical business categories, ranked by growth – with the top sites up by hundreds, or even thousands of a percent, between 2021 and 2022.
Carlsberg Sweden has been working continuously to reduce the carbon footprint in all parts of the business.
The shift to sustainable truck transport is happening in many parts of the world, including Australia, where sales of electric trucks are starting to pick up.
The Volkswagen Group is strengthening its development competence “in China, for China” to accelerate the pace of innovation, promote technological localization and further strengthen its customer focus in this important market.
Volkswagen is supporting the exhibition of this year’s winner of the Kaiserring art award Isaac Julien.
Volvo Trucks will deliver fully electric heavy-duty trucks to Amazon in Germany by year end. The 20 Volvo FH Electric are expected to drive more than one million road kilometres annually, fuelled with electricity instead of diesel.
Unilever has added one of the world’s first heavy-duty electric trucks to our fleet, marking an important milestone in our move towards zero emission vehicles.
These trucks can operate at a total weight of 44 tonnes* and the three models represent around two thirds of the company’s sales.
IKEA will introduce heavy electric Volvo trucks for internal transport flows at two IKEA Industry factories in Poland, which will be operated by Raben Group. The learnings from the pilot will be used for the electrification of transport operations at scale in a larger transport network.
Volkswagen AG and the Government of Canada aim to promote e-mobility in the country and to explore opportunities across Canada’s automotive and battery supply chain.
The first units of BorgWarner's new fast-charging station, Iperion-120, have been installed by the Italian service provider Route220 and are ready to support drivers of electric vehicles on their journeys in Italy.
BRP acquires majority stake in German-based Pinion to spur the development of urban mobility solutions
BRP, the global player in the world of powersports products, propulsion systems and boats, announced the acquisition of an 80% stake in Pinion GmbH, a pioneer in gearbox technology based in Germany.
To meet the growing demand for battery, electric heavy-duty vehicles and machines, the Volvo Group has initiated the process to establish a large-scale production plant for battery cells in Sweden.
Essence has been awarded integrated media agency of record duties by automobile company GAC Motor.
The Volkswagen Group increased its deliveries of all-electric vehicles by 27 percent in the first six months year-on-year and thus successfully continued its global electric offensive.
Volvo Group, Daimler Truck and the TRATON Group kick off European charging infrastructure joint venture
The new joint venture, with Anja van Niersen as appointed CEO, is expected to have a significant role in supporting the European Union’s Green Deal for carbon-neutral freight transportation by 2050.
The industry’s TV spending dropped 23% in June compared with last year and has shifted away from local advertising, according to iSpot.TV.
Production will start in 2025. With immediate effect, responsibility for global battery business is to be held by the newly created company “PowerCo”.
Mercedes-Benz is aligning its global production network to manufacture its reshaped product portfolio focused on luxury electric vehicles as the world’s most valuable luxury car brand prepares to go all electric by the end of the decade.
Volkswagen's transformation into a tech company will now be accompanied by a TikTok channel called "newauto" - the name of the Group's strategy.
To decarbonize transport, Volvo Trucks are offering battery electric trucks and trucks that run on renewable fuels, such as biogas. In the second half of this decade, a third CO2-neutral option will be added to its product portfolio – fuel cell electric trucks powered by hydrogen.
In the latest step on its path toward carbon neutrality, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) becomes the first manufacturer to deliver a construction machine built using fossil-free steel to a customer.
As the world’s first truck manufacturer to do so, Volvo is now introducing fossil-free steel in its trucks. The steel is produced by the Swedish steel company SSAB and the heavy-duty electric Volvo trucks will be the first to include it.
Volkswagen is pressing ahead with gearing its plants to electric mobility. Volkswagen is expanding its global production network for electric vehicles by starting to make the all-electric ID.4 in Emden.
Both parties announced that they have signed a Partnering Agreement to evaluate the scope of collaboration. Mahindra intends to equip its “Born Electric Platform” with MEB electric components such as electric motors, battery system components and battery cells.
DHL intends to intensify its transition to heavy electric trucks by deploying a total of 44 new electric Volvo trucks on routes in Europe.
The BMW Group is the first carmaker to place its trust in more sustainable automotive OEM coatings certified according to BASF’s biomass balance approach.
The campaign combines both magazines for the first time with a special 16-page flip print supplement, alongside bespoke digital and video content.
Demonstrating the potential of electric power on a global stage, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) will become the Official Construction Equipment Supplier to the new fully electric FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX).
Genuine Parts Company (GPC), announced an acquisition for its European Automotive business. Alliance Automotive Group (AAG), the Company's wholly-owned automotive distribution company based in London, U.K., acquired Lausan.
Electrifying Spain by creating a European Electric Vehicle Hub, building up a battery cell production and full, sustainable E-ecosystem.
IRMA is an alliance of non-governmental organisations, labor unions, affected communities, investors, mining companies and purchasers of raw materials.
The companies are announcing a Memorandum of Understanding under which Volkswagen will become one of the first customers for the low-CO2 steel that Salzgitter AG plans to produce on a new production route at its headquarters in Lower Saxony from the end of 2025.
Auto and parts and food and beverage will be the fastest-growing ecommerce categories; both will see double-digit growth but from a relatively small base.
ITV has announced it is investing in a partnership with Europe’s biggest new car marketplace carwow, in return for advertising inventory across ITV’s channels and the ITV Hub.
Equifax and Team Velocity Marketing, a Data Driven Holdings company (DDH), have partnered to deliver an innovative new subscription marketing service for automotive dealers through Team Velocity's recently launched Qualified Customer offering.
Specifically, the two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding that outlines their intent to establish a joint venture, new company, through which they plan to engage in the joint development and sales of high value-added battery electric vehicles (EVs) and commercialize them in conjunction with providing mobility services.
Accordingly, the firm is ramping up investments in its EV production unit.
New statistics show that Volvo Trucks was the market leader for heavy all-electric trucks in Europe 2021 with a market share of 42%. In 2021 the company took orders, including letters of intent to buy, for more than 1,100 electric trucks worldwide.
The 30-second spot will air in the first quarter of the game, and the company has teased the spot with a 15-second preview.
Volta continues its European expansion with new signings and installations in Switzerland, Germany, and France
Volta has signed partnership deals with the global sporting goods chain Decathlon, starting in St. Gallen, Switzerland, and the movie theatre company Cineplex Group in Germany.
The long-established site in western Saxony is the first large-scale facility of any volume manufacturer worldwide to switch over all production from internal combustion engine vehicles to electric vehicles.
Webfleet Solutions strengthens position in the telematics market with product innovations and sustainable solutions
With a focus on innovative partnerships and sustainability, it introduced a range of new products that power the digital transformation of the transport and fleet sector.
Volkswagen has made significant progress in decarbonizing its vehicle fleet on its path to becoming a sustainable, software-centric mobility group.
As environmental consciousness and sustainability continue to influence buying behavior, EV unit sales are projected to continue on this trajectory and expand as much as 30% through 2030, by some estimates.
New age technologies like artificial intelligence and cloud computing are inspiring new trends that are supporting the content marketing market.
The new Volvo VNR Electric also reduces the required charging time, as the 250kW charging capability provides an 80% charge in 90 minutes for the six-battery package, and 60 minutes for the four-battery version.
Jaguar Land Rover selects automotive digital marketing company Sincro as website and advertising provider
Sincro's third-generation twin AI improves dealer performance by helping automotive retailers turn inventory faster by providing relevant luxury experiences to in-market automotive shoppers in real time.
This move marks the next step for Marketing Solutions, T-Mobile’s fast-growing advertising technology business, in expanding its advertising offerings for marketers.
Volvo Trucks has received an order for an additional 25 heavy electric trucks from DFDS, Northern Europe's largest shipping and logistics company.
Volvo Trucks has received an order for an additional 25 heavy electric trucks from DFDS, Northern Europe's largest shipping and logistics company.
Fisker to partner with Bridgestone for electric vehicle services and solutions in France and Germany
After recently selecting Bridgestone as the exclusive tyre partner for its upcoming Ocean all-electric SUV, Fisker is extending its collaboration with the global company.
Volvo Group, Daimler Truck and the Traton Group sign joint venture agreement for European charging network
The parties are committed to initiating and accelerating the necessary build-up of charging infrastructure for the increasing number of customers of electric vehicles in Europe and contribute to climate-neutral transportation in Europe by 2050.
The interest rate on the three-year €1.8 billion agreement depends on the Volkswagen Group achieving its CO2 fleet emission targets in Europe.
Volkswagen’s share of the wind farm generates some 100 GWh of electricity, or enough for 27,000 households. As a result, Volkswagen is also living up to its responsibility as the market leader for electric vehicles in Sweden.
VMLY&R has announced that Joydeep Dey will join the agency as global chief strategy officer on WPP’s Ford account, which spans marketing communications, experiences, technology, and commerce.
Germany automotive manufacturer Volkswagen has announced that the structural separation of Brand and Group Communications that was initiated in July 2020 at the Wolfsburg site has been completed
Outbrain is directly looking for an Industry Director, Automotive & Technology
Digital marketing company Creative Realities extends partnership with automotive manufacturing firm into Canada
Creative Realities, Inc., a provider of digital marketing solutions, is expanding its collaboration with one of the world's largest automakers with 15 automotive brands in 130 countries.
Accelerating innovation in this decade is critical to bring these technologies to market and make them cost-competitive.
Unite Digital's regional marketing platform unifies the shopping experience by enabling dealers to integrate their branding and price points directly into high-budget advertising that drives traffic directly to their own digital properties.
WPP has announced several senior executive appointments to strengthen further its leadership team servicing Ford Motor Company.
Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the world’s pre-eminent luxury car company is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future.
Shell and Rolls-Royce have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which aims to support the decarbonisation of the aviation industry and their progress towards net zero emissions.
Creative Commerce company, VMLY&R COMMERCE has kicked-off its appointment as Agency of Record (AOR) for Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform Carsome, in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, with an exciting campaign for Hari Raya.
Audi has chosen Dept as its lead agency for the Dutch market. The main goal of the collaboration is to conquer the heads and hearts of the Netherlands and to put Audi firmly on the market as a premium and progressive brand.
The total value of Europe's top 500 most valuable brands has dropped 10% during the COVID-19 pandemic from €1.96 trillion in 2020 to €1.76 trillion in 2021, according to the latest report by Brand Finance, the world's brand valuation consultancy.
New International Energy Agency (IEA), report sees major expansion in electric vehicle adoption this decade, which could accelerate further if governments implement policies aimed at reaching net zero goals.
Volvo Cars is committed to becoming a leader in the fast-growing premium electric car market and plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030.
Isobar has launched a whitepaper to provide insights and inspiration specifically for CMOs in the automotive industry.
The new business area Volvo Energy is set to strengthen the Volvo Group's business flow of batteries over the life cycle as well as the customer offer for charging infrastructure.
S4 Capital plc, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company, has announced that that Staud Studios, a high-end creative production studio specializing in the Automotive industry, is merging with MediaMonks, S4Capital’s Content practice.
Amazon and Global Optimism have announced that Boom Supersonic, Cabify, JetBlue, Rivian, and Uber have joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040.
Recently, Bruno Blin, President of Renault Trucks, handed over the keys of a D Wide Z.E. truck to Thomas Amstutz, CEO of Feldschlösschen, a subsidiary of the Carlsberg Group.
Mazda appointed VIRTUE, the agency born from VICE, to get design-savvy people excited about their electric car and see Mazda as the car manufacturer that leads in design thinking.
Siemens Mobility, Siemens Energy join forces to drive development of hydrogen mobility in Germany and Europe
Siemens Energy and Siemens Mobility have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop and offer hydrogen systems for trains.
Karma Automotive, the Southern California-based luxury electric vehicle manufacturer and the developer of advanced technologies in the automotive industry, announced it will welcome a new retailer in Belgium.