Rimac and Camel Group opening factory in China
Maybe one of the most famous Croats, Mate Rimac, and his company Rimac Automobili, which develops and produces high-performance drivetrains, battery systems, and electric vehicles, are to open a factory in China. They found partners in Camel Group, a high-tech company which researches, develops, produces, and sells batteries in China, Europe, the United States, Africa, Southeast Asia, and internationally. Rimac and Camel Group, who invested 30 million euros, will build the electric motor and battery factory in China by the end of the year. The importance of electric transport is visible by the fact that the Chinese government plan to go completely electric. The electric motor and battery factory, which Rimac and Camel will build, will be able to produce 50,000 units annually at the start. The factory will be built in Xiangyang, a city in the northwestern Hubei province. Rimac’s Croatia operations and factory will continue to operate.
Easy To Find – Croatia App
As any map and tourist app, Easy To Find has the aim to help everybody in the unknown (as well as in the known) reach their desired goal in it the fastest way, to travel without the need for any guide, no explanations, maps or navigation. A new app which enables you to find any place, facility and service closest to your current location in Croatia, including hotels, restaurants, coffee shops, banks, ATM machines, and exchange offices. In addition to mapping all possible places and locations, the Easy to Find application also includes biking and hiking trails, and offers the possibility of virtual tourist routes (virtual walks) and more. Users are provided with all the necessary information such as contacts and instructions on how to get to the chosen location in the easiest possible way. If you are thinking how does app work, it is mapped so that each location is entered manually with the coordinates taken in front of the desired object. The app is available now only in beta version, but later on, users will be able to get much more information about the world around them (finding out where fuel is cheaper, which money exchange office has the best exchange rate and numerous other helpful pieces of information).
Microsoft is buying solar energy from Singapore rooftops
To power its data centers, Microsoft find is solution in Asia and is now buying up solar energy from rooftops across Singapore. The US company announced the 20-year agreement with Singaporean solar firm Sunseap to purchase all the power generated by a planned rooftop solar project, which will be the largest of its kind in the city-state. This is the latest example of major global tech companies seeking to power more of their operations through renewable energy. Microsoft (MSFT) signed two deals last year to receive electricity from wind energy projects in Ireland and the Netherlands for its data centers in Europe and first renewable energy deal in Asia that could prompt other companies to take similar steps. The company goal for this year is to use renewable sources for 50% of the energy needs at its 100 data centers spread across over 40 countries and they might reach it.
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has become the world’s biggest carmaker
At the Geneva motor show Renault unveiled a concept for a robotaxi. In addition, Nissan, with DeNA, a Japanese software firm, recently began trials of driverless taxis in Japan. The two companies are pursuing their own paths towards the future of mobility. Yet both are bound together in a close alliance, which celebrates its 20th anniversary next year. In 2016 Mitsubishi joined them. Last year the trio sold 10.6m cars, one in every nine worldwide. It is a unique carmaking liaison, neither a full merger nor as loose partnership. Each firm remains autonomous but shares a growing number of links in the supply chain with the other two. It all looks hugely successful. In 2017 Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi overtook Volkswagen (VW) as the world’s biggest car company. Renault owns a controlling 43.4% of Nissan; Nissan has a non-voting 15% stake in Renault and Nissan controls Mitsubishi through a 34% stake. Renault’s strength in Europe complements Nissan’s in China and America, Nissan brings a premium brand, Infiniti and Mitsubishi offers expertise in plug-in hybrids. All in all they have everything they need be called a carmaking giants. By 2016 the alliance claimed annual savings of €5bn ($6.2bn) and by 2022, 9m vehicles will be built using four platforms and savings are even promised to double.