We live in a connected world: It is only a matter of time before
hundreds of billions of connected IoT devices and sensors provide mankind with
ubiquitous information… or is it really? What is certain is that key issues remain
to be solved for these optimistic projections to be realised, and energy supply
is one of them: how can these billions or even trillions of devices be powered,
sustainably and cost-effectively asks Mathieu Bellanger, CTO of Lightricity?
Driverless electric shuttles that glide almost silently through city centres and are seamlessly connected with their environment will soon be a common sight on our city streets, whether they are transporting goods or people.
The BMW Group sold more than 140,000 electrified (battery-electric and plug-in hybrid) vehicles in 2018. In total, 142,617 (+38.4%) electrified BMW and Mini vehicles were delivered to customers around the world last year.