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Car industry enters ‘golden age of innovation’

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Stiff competition for electric cars

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According to a draft of the Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) latest report on automotive propulsion, Powering Autos to 2020, conventional [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news automotive technologies Boston Consulting Group internal combustion engines Powering Autos to 2020

Boston Consulting Groups Says Hybrids and EVs Will Continue to Gain Market Share

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Despite high costs for batteries, Boston Consulting Group predicts that more and more hybrids and electrics vehicles will be on our roads in the future. BCG conducted in-depth studies into battery costs for EVs and plug-in vehicles.

Bosch launches eScooter sharing service under new Coup brand

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Bosch is launching its new Coup eScooter sharing service in Berlin. Customers can now find, reserve, and use their nearest eScooter at any time.

Electric cars will remain ‘too pricey’ over next decade

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The research undertaken by global management consultancy, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), found that without a major technological breakthrough, batteries used in fully electric cars were likely to remain prohibitively expensive. Although prices are expected to [.].

Ford and Sollers sign MoU to establish a JV in Russia

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The proposed JV is one of a number of new market expansions focused on the Russian car market, which the Boston Consulting Group this week said may become the world’s sixth-largest by 2020, selling 4 million cars a year. Sollers had originally planned a joint venture with Fiat. Ford began producing cars in Russia in 2002.

PRTM: Operational Gains Can Help Drive Li-ion Cost Reduction Exceeding 50% by 2020, with Plug-in Vehicle Adoption of 10%

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A series of recent reports—one from the National Research Council (NRC) ( earlier post ) and another from the Boston Consulting Group ( earlier post )—concluded that an expected continuing high cost of lithium-ion batteries will dampen mass market adoption of plug-in vehicles. Earlier post.). Mike Hanley.

BCG Report Expects Battery Costs Will Constrain Widespread Market Adoption of Fully Electric Vehicles, Absent a Technology Breakthrough; Forecasts 26% of Major Market New Cars in 2020 To be Hybrid or Electric

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Massimo Russo, a Boston-based partner and coauthor of the report. Source: BCG. Click to enlarge. million will be fully electric, 1.5 BCG Report.

UC Davis report finds LCFS compliance costs may rise rapidly; recommends offsetting measures

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Several groups have studied potential future compliance scenarios under the LCFS including Boston Consulting Group (2012) and ICF International (2013). Both options will be associated with high LCFS credit prices. Additionally, neither mechanism would compromise the greenhouse gas reduction goals set by Assembly Bill 32.

A More Detailed Look at a Prismatic Li-ion Cell and Pack Manufacturing Process

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by Bill Cooke. EnerDel is scheduled to ship its first cells and packs for the Think City EV on 1 March 2010. Li-ion Battery Basics. Click to enlarge.

Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog -

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Advocacy groups argue the task force’s assessment is shortsighted and worry that the Volt project may land in the scrap heap as G.M. a gallon.