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Honda Clarity Fuel Cell marketing theme: thinking about tomorrow

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Like most marketing for hydrogen vehicles, the video ad above will likely be targeted only to California drivers.

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Tesla has become a U.S. Big Three carmaker (by market value)

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Finance General Motors Tesla Motors plug-in cars Stock Market Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Tesla Motors has spent more than 10 years beating the odds for startup automakers. Now the Silicon Valley automaker can claim.

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Hydrogen marketing campaign suggests, 'Let's clear the air'

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Marketing hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellAdvocates of hydrogen fuel-cell cars are working to make their presence felt in much the same way that electric-car advocates have for years. Last Saturday was National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day. The specific date (10/08) was chosen in honor of hydrogen's atomic weight (1.008).

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Is Chevy Actually Testing New Marketing For The 2016 Volt?

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Marketing sales Plug-In Hybrids dealers Chevy Volt plug-in cars dealerships Test driveThe new 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid keeps and expands on all the good points of the first-generation Volt, while fixing a number of the old car's quirks. drivers without a shred of range anxiety." But, we noted, "We just hope that Chevrolet's.

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Elio Motors' new marketing partner is.The Onion ?!?!? Yep.

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In the age of social media and viral marketing, carmakers have tried some pretty unusual stunts in order to sell their vehicles (think Matthew McConaughey's deadpan stoner Lincoln ads). Marketing Politics Comedy Threewheeler 3 Wheeler Elio MotorsIs it possible to use political satire to sell a car?

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Electric-car market share in 2020: estimates vary widely

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Estimates of electric-car market share approximately three years from now vary widely, as do those for periods further beyond that. Of the new cars sold globally in 2020, what percentage will be electric? It's a simple question, but at the moment there doesn't appear to be a clear answer. sales New car sales plug-in cars

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BorgWarner launches its first integrated electric drive module for the EV market; first application in China

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Production is expected to begin in summer 2017. This is the first electric drive module from BorgWarner following its acquisition of Remy in 2015.

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Hyundai Ioniq Electric: how maker plans to market 124-mile electric car

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When it arrives in dealerships, Hyundai will face the same challenge other automakers have come to know well: marketing electric cars to an uneducated and sometimes skeptical public. Marketing California Car Sharing plug-in cars Hyundai Ioniq ElectricInstead of relying.

Hybrid market share peaked in 2013, down since then

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Will the market for green cars expand as more enter the market, or is. What's a "green car"? Is it a hybrid? A zero-emission vehicle? One that plugs in? Or just one that uses less fuel than other cars in its segment? sales zero emissions Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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How Would You Market VW Out Of Its Diesel-Emission Scandal? NPR Suggests Tactics

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Marketing Volkswagen diesel scandalThe past two months haven't been easy for Volkswagen, to say the least. The carmaker continues to feel the fallout from an ongoing emissions-cheating scandal, with no plan yet revealed to fix the 482,000 diesel cars confirmed to have "defeat device" software.

Opinion: Oil Market ShowdownCan Russia Outlast The Saudis?

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November 27, oil consuming countries will celebrate the first anniversary of the Saudi decision to let market forces determine prices. and $50.36

IHS: Renesas maintains dominance in $26.7B automotive semiconductor market

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billion last year, giving the company a market share of 11%. Market revenue last year rose to $26.7 This compares to $2.4 The U.S.

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Ongoing market rollout for SAE hydrogen fueling standards

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It also provides market development support, such as hosting webinars, sponsoring conferences, etc. Earlier post.) DOE and H 2. Earlier post.)

BYD launches two new all-electric sedans for Chinese market

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but it's thriving in its home market. Aiming to expand on that success for 2016, BYD is introducing two new electric cars for the Chinese market. Chinese automaker BYD may be largely invisible in the U.S., Last year, the company sold more highway-capable electric cars and plug-in hybrids than any other company in the world.

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How GM plans to market Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, Bolt EV electric car

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Green Auto Show Chevy Volt GM General Motors Marketing plug-in carsHybrids are pretty well-known at this point, and battery-electric cars are conceptually simple: You plug them in like a mobile phone. As GM starts to sell its 2017 Volt nationally, and.

Euro Big 5 auto markets up 8.6% in April, SUVs continue to dominate; shift in segment shares

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Led by strong growth in Spain and Italy, new car registrations in Europe’s Big 5 markets grew by 8.6% million, April produced further gains across the top five European markets with SUVs driving higher volume and counting for 24.4% Germany continued to lead the market, with volume up by 8.4% market share at 116,400 units.

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Diesels to lose two-thirds of current market share in 10 years: report

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Take, for example, an investment note on the auto-parts supplier Continental contained in a roundup of industry research, market analysis, and news items issued yesterday by investment bank UBS. Sometimes interesting predictions come buried inside a completely different topic. Engines start-stop system 48-Volt mild hybrid

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Clearpath Robotics raises $30M to expand indoor self-driving vehicle market

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The market for self-driving passenger vehicles will be over $80 billion by 2030. We believe the market for self-driving materials handling vehicles will be equally significant. Factories operate like small indoor cities, complete with roads, traffic, intersections and pedestrians. —Matt Rendall, CEO and co-founder of Clearpath.

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Saab Owner NEVS To Launch Five Electric Cars By 2018, For Chinese Market

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has spent more time dealing with financial problems than advancing its plan to build electric cars, primarily for the Chinese market. Since purchasing the remains of Saab in 2012, NEVS has only built a handful of cars, mostly gasoline versions of the Saab 9-3. China plug-in cars

Nissan Electric Cars Will Be For Mass Market: CEO Ghosn

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But the automaker that's sold more electric cars than anyone else plans to continue in a different direction.

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CCM: slowdown in China Li-ion unit output growth signals shift in market structure toward new energy vehicle applications

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In the consumer electronics market, at present, the overall annual output is increasing, although some products witnessed a YoY decline.

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When Will Electric Cars Compete in the Mainstream Market?

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Electric-car advocates often take it as an article of faith that electric propulsion will one day compete directly with vehicles powered by fossil fuels. Many would go further, arguing that electric cars are already competitive with those using an internal-combustion engine, or ICE, in the consumer marketplace. But for battery-electric cars to

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Electric-Car Market Share In 2013: Understanding The Numbers Better

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represented a bit more than half a percent of the total market of 16.5 While market share is a good statistic: It''s useful, and easy to track. But to piece together the relationships between vehicle price, type, and market share, to gain a fuller sense of the Last year, the 96,000 plug-in electric cars sold in the U.S.

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Momentum Dynamics says it will deliver 200 kW wireless charging for bus market this year

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Wireless charging company Momentum Dynamics ( earlier post ) says it will deliver 200kW wireless (inductive) charging systems in 2016 for the municipal bus market. Even higher power systems are in development. Wireless chargers use resonant magnetic induction to transfer power without the use of cables. Earlier post.). Brief

ConMet and Protean Electric partner to develop electric in-wheel drive system for the commercial vehicle market

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Consolidated Metco, a leading global supplier of components to the commercial vehicle market, and Protean Electric, the manufacturer of ProteanDRIVE in-wheel motors, are partnering to develop an electric in-wheel drive system to provide hybrid-electric solutions for the medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicle markets.

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BYD announces US market expansion

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It has been a long time coming: but after years of hype, Chinese electric car maker BYD is finally set to expand into the US market.

Cleaning up diesel too costly for mass market, Renault says, as real-world testing looms

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Since the news of Volkswagen's illegal "defeat device" software in TDI diesel cars broke almost a year ago, the future of diesel cars has been the topic of much discussion. But the makings of diesel's demise may have been building even before the VW diesel emissions scandal began. Carmakers have known about tightening emissions standards for some.

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Lux: plug-in vehicle battery market to hit $10B in 2020; 6 carmakers = 90% of demand; VW to show most growth

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Among battery-makers, Panasonic will keep its lead with 46% market share, followed by BYD, LG Chem, NEC, Samsung SDI and others.

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Tesla pursuing police cruiser market with Model S: report

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As one of the handful of electric cars that is widely available worldwide, the Tesla Model S has taken on many roles since its 2012 launch. Various taxi services use it, and one company is even trying to convert a Model S into a limousine. But instead of shuttling people to airports, how effective would the Model S be at chasing down criminals?

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Daimler enters stationary energy storage market with ACCUmotive battery systems; 500 kWh unit already on line for grid stabilization

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Daimler is entering the commercial and residential stationary energy storage system (ESS) market with its wholly-owned subsidiary Deutsche ACCUmotive.

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ICAO agrees to market-based measure to address aviation CO2

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The UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has agreed to recommend adoption of a final Resolution text on a new global market-based measure (GMBM) to control CO 2 emissions from international aviation. The buying and selling of eligible emissions units happens through a carbon market. REDD+) or projects (e.g. —ICSA.

Will The 2016 Chevy Volt Be A 'Mass-Market' Electric Car? Should It Be?

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While battery-electric cars are pretty simple in concept, it''s often much harder for auto marketers to explain the benefits of range-extended electrics and plug-in hybrids. Last summer, Chevrolet''s chief marketing officer, Tim Mahoney, said the marketing for the new 2016 Chevy Volt would be completely rethought as well.

GKN Driveline introducing eAxle for mass-market C-segment vehicles

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kg (46 lbs) while optimizing efficiency, installation space and costs for mass-market vehicle applications.

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Electric-Car Battery Costs Fell 8 Percent A Year For Market Leaders: Study

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Five years into the era of modern electric cars, the biggest cost remains the battery pack. Now there''s data to confirm that not only are the costs of the battery cells falling, but that they are falling at rates pretty much in line with historical declines. A study published last month not only suggested that battery costs have already fallen.

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CMU study concludes lithium market fluctuations unlikely to impact Li-ion battery prices significantly

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Lithium ion battery powered electric vehicles are a reality, and with this comes much public and academic speculation concerning the importance of lithium availability and market price. The study comes against the backdrop of a more than doubling of global lithium prices over the last 6 months. —Ciez and Whitacre. —Jay Whitacre.

$75,000 Cadillac ELR Coupe Price Was 'Overestimate', Chief Marketer Says

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Now Cadillac's head marketer has admitted that pricing the compact-sized coupe at $75,000 was. The Cadillac Converj concept, a range-extended electric coupe design, debuted to favorable reviews in January 2009. That was pretty much the last time much went right for the car, which went on sale in December 2013 as the 2014 Cadillac ELR.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq product team discusses U.S. hybrid, electric markets

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The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq lineup of hybrid, electric, and plug-in hybrid hatchbacks won't hit the market until late this year, but Hyundai product executives are eager to talk about the cars. Green Auto Show Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: May Availability In Early Markets

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The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid has been on sale in Japan and Europe for quite some time now, but its U.S. launch has been delayed repeatedly. The model has actually undergone a thorough mid-cycle refresh during the time it has taken Mitsubishi to schedule the plug-in hybrid for U.S. distribution. Now a report confirms that the Outlander.

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Toyota and Daihatsu to establish emerging-market compact car company on 1 January

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Toyota Motor Corporation and its fully owned subsidiary Daihatsu Motor intend to officially establish their internal company responsible for compact vehicles for emerging markets (announced on 4 October 2016) on 1 January 2017. The new internal company is to be called the “Emerging-market Compact Car Company”. Brief

Is Trump presidency the real market test for electric cars?

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One week ago this morning, the U.S. and the world woke up to learn that Donald Trump would be the next president of the United States. The shockwaves of that election are still reverberating, and will do so for quite some time to come. Among the groups concerned are environmentalists, clean-energy advocates, and electric-car proponents. DON'T.