Volkswagen Group readying autonomous parking for series vehicles in 2020

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The Volkswagen Group is readying autonomous parking functionality for deployment in series production vehicles in 2020. Group brands Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche are currently testing autonomous parking at Hamburg Airport.

2018 85

Audi prices e-tron starting at €80,000; new Audi Sport e-tron GT promised for 2020

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This spearhead from Audi Sport will be produced at the Böllinger Höfe plant near Neckarsulm as of 2020.

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SEAT to introduce 500 km MEB-based EV, Leon PHEV in 2020

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SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, will introduce its first fully electric vehicle in 2020. The EV launch comes as part of a product offensive, in which SEAT will launch one new car every six months until 2020. SEAT is going to launch one new car every six months until 2020. And in 2020, the new EV will be joined by the first CUV (Crossover Utility Vehicle) in the SEAT model line-up as well as a plug-in hybrid version of the new generation Leon.

2018 83

Montréal installing 50 more on-street charging points for EVs; targeting 1,000 by 2020

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The city said it plans to have 1,000 stations installed across all boroughs by 2020. The city of Montréal is installing 50 more on-street charging points for electric vehicles. In August, the city installed 50 in the downtown area. The 100 terminals will now cover 7 city districts.

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New regulations to double the use of sustainable renewable fuels in UK by 2020; 12.4% minimum blend by 2032

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The government is also challenging the sector to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 6% by 2020—which, coupled with the RTFO changes will support the UK’s low carbon fuel industry. The key changes to the scheme are: Increasing the biofuels volume target from the current 4.75% to 9.75% in 2020, and 12.4%

2018 60

Ford ups its electrified vehicle ante to $11B; 86% trucks and SUVs in the product mix by 2020

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Ford management gave an update on its product line plans, touting that by 2020, the company will offer “North America’s freshest lineup among all full-line automakers,” with its average showroom age dropping from 5.7 Ford’s new performance battery electric utility arrives in 2020.

2018 78

Jeep introduces 2018 Wrangler with mild hybrid, diesel options; plug-in hybrid version in 2020

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At the reveal, Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand, FCA Global, said that a full plug-in hybrid electric Jeep Wrangler will be available in 2020. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Jeep unveiled the 2018 Wrangler, with new mild hybrid (eTorque) and diesel options to be available.

2017 98

China to expand production and use of ethanol; 2020 E10 mandate would make China 3rd largest ethanol consumer

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To help make use of the excess stock, China in September 2017 announced a plan for nationwide use of E10 gasoline by 2020, up from 11 trial provinces. If China were to meet the 2020 national mandate of E10, it would require an extra 3.6

2018 85

Renault-Nissan: China to become top EV market by 2020

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance posted a brief noting that China is poised to become the top electric vehicle market in the world by 2020. In 2014, China registered 75,000 EV sales, giving it a global market share of 25%. In the first quarter of 2015, it registered nearly double that number.

2016 78

Toyota introducing new EV in China in 2020, expanding scope of fuel cell feasibility study

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At Auto Guangzhou 2017, Toyota Motor announced it will introduce an electric vehicle under the Toyota brand in the Chinese market in 2020, and that the scope of a fuel-cell vehicle feasibility study will be expanded to cover commercial vehicles such as buses.

2017 78

IHS Markit: 2020 low-sulfur requirements for marine bunker fuels causing scramble for refiners and shippers

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On 27 October 2016, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced that beginning on 1 January 2020, the maximum sulfur content allowed in marine bunker fuel will be reduced from 3.50% mass by mass (m/m) to 0.50% m/m (35,000 ppm to 5,000 ppm)—five years earlier than many expected.

SAE J2954 Wireless Charging on track to make decision for WPT 2 (7.7kW) in January; planned commercialization in 2020

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The current timing plan projects a commercial rollout of Wireless Power Transfer infrastructure by 2020.

2016 135

Hyundai Motor America to release 8 new crossovers by 2020; gasoline, diesel, hydrogen and electricity

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Hyundai Motor America said it will introduce to eight new or re-engineered crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) in the United States by the year 2020.

2017 78

Volkswagen to invest >$3.3B in N American up to 2020; first MEB-based EV for US will be an SUV

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The aim is for the Volkswagen brand to achieve a break-even in terms of operating profits in North America by 2020. By 2020, we will offer at least two new US models annually, covering key segments in the United States.

2018 78

Volkswagen presents new I.D. CROZZ II battery-electric SUV concept; on sale in 2020

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CROZZ is part of the electric campaign in which Volkswagen will be expanding its electric car model range—initially with three models from 2020. In 2020, Volkswagen will launch the compact, all-electric, four-door I.D.

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Volkswagen to introduce battery-electric compact SUV in US in 2020; based on I.D. CROZZ

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Volkswagen Group of America announced it will introduce a new battery-electric compact SUV in the US in 2020. The new SUV will be based on the I.D. CROZZ concept vehicle ( earlier post ), which is making its North American debut at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show.

2017 78

WEC report: EVs need 16% market share by 2020 for fuel economy standards to be met

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Electric vehicles (EVs) will need to increase their combined market share to 16% by 2020 for markets to achieve the aggressive fuel economy standards set by regulators, according to new research by the World Energy Council, the UN-accredited global energy body representing the entire energy spectrum.

2016 107

Honda targeting introduction of Level 4 automated driving capability by 2025; Level 3 by 2020

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This new goal builds upon earlier-announced plans for Honda and Acura vehicles to have highly-automated freeway driving capability (SAE Level 3) by 2020.

2017 90

Electric-car market share in 2020: estimates vary widely

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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. Estimates of electric-car market share approximately three years from now vary widely, as do those for periods further beyond that. DON'T MISS: Electric Cars To Be 35 Percent Of Global Sales. sales New car sales plug-in cars

2017 74

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens partner on hybrid-electric aircraft; E-Fan X series hybrid to fly in 2020

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The partners expect the E-Fan X series-hybrid-electric technology demonstrator to fly in 2020 following a ground test campaign, provisionally on a BAe 146 flying testbed, with one of the aircraft’s four gas turbine engines replaced by a 2MW electric motor.

2017 85

All renewable energy types to be cost-competitive by 2020: report

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By 2020, it's expected all types of renewable-energy generation will be able to compete with fossil fuels on cost. Renewable-energy generation costs are falling like photons onto a solar panel. That's right: saving our environment will actually save electric utilities some money, too. DON'T MISS: Two-thirds of world's new energy capacity in 2016. electric utilities renewable energy solar wind energy

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2020 Mazda electric car to share Toyota underpinnings, technology

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Mazda is a tiny carmaker on a global scale, producing just 1.6 million vehicles a year. It competes with four companies (GM, Nissan-Renault, Toyota, and VW Group) that each sell around 10 million a year, as well as numerous other smaller makers still larger than Mazda. In a world where reducing the carbon emissions from road vehicles is. Carbon Footprint emissions Future Cars carbon dioxide plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) wells to wheels

2017 77

HEI to update report on traffic-related air pollution; release in 2020

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The new literature review, anticipated for release in late 2020, will systematically summarize the evidence relating traffic-related air pollution to short-term and long-term health outcomes. The Health Effects Institute (HEI) will launch an intensive literature review to update its Special Report 17, Traffic-Related Air Pollution: A Critical Review of the Literature on Emissions, Exposure, and Health Effects ( earlier post ), in early 2018.

2017 60

Lux Research: CFRP demand to grow at 13% CAGR 2020 to $35B in 2020; faster growth in automotive

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New analysis by Lux Research shows that carbon fiber demand will grow at an overall 13% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 36,000 tons in 2013 to 86,000 tons in 2020. billion in 2013 to $35 billion in 2020 as the volumes of CFRP grow to 183,000 tons.

2014 78

Volkswagen ID electric car to launch in 2020 along with new VW Golf

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Volkswagen has a critical year coming in 2020, when the German brand will launch two incredibly important vehicles nearly back-to-back. The 2020 car will be the eighth generation of the. The next-generation Volkswagen Golf will arrive that year, and then, one month later, the brand will launch its first mass-market electric car, the ID hatchback. Europe Future Cars EU plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Volkswagen ID

2017 69

CMA CGM chooses LNG to power 9 giant container ships due in 2020

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The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, will equip its 9 future container ships of 22,000 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit), to be delivered in 2020, with engines using liquefied natural gas. in 2020. At 22,000 TEU, the ULCVs (Ultra Large Container Vessels) will be among the largest in the world; the largest container ship in operation currently is the OOCL Hong Kong , with a carrying capacity of 21,413 TEUs.

2017 60

Navigant forecasts global natural gas fleet of 34.9M by 2020

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million by 2020. Light duty vehicles (LDVs) account for almost 95% of NGVs on roads today, but trucks and buses are growing at a faster rate and are anticipated to account for 9% of the total fleet by 2020. While China and Pakistan are the largest markets, Thailand and India are the fastest growing with compound annual growth rates of 18% and 12%, respectively, between 2013 and 2020. Cumulative natural gas vehicles in use by segment, world markets: 2013-2020.

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China issues NEV quotas for automakers: 10% of sales in 2019 and 12% in 2020

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The new policy from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology requires that sales of NEVs reach a threshold equivalent to 10% of an automaker’s total sales in 2019 and 12% in 2020.

2017 65

Volkswagen preps for I.D. EV production with MEB Supplier Summit; I.D. in 2019, I.D. CROZZ in 2020

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CROZZ concept vehicle in the US in 2020. Volkswagen is targeting the production of more than 100,000 vehicles built on the MEB platform in 2020, said Christian Senger, Vice President Product Line e-Mobility.

2017 78

Toyota delivers fuel cell bus to Tokyo Metropolitan Government; more than 100 planned by 2020 Olympics

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Toyota plans to introduce more than 100 FC buses mainly within the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2017 85

Hyundai believes electric-car battery prices will stop falling by 2020

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That's Hyundai's concern over battery prices from 2020 onward, as it envisions a future in which a constrained supply. The automotive business is one that turns raw materials into highly complex finished goods. When the prices of key commodities—especially raw materials—rise, everything downstream in that process becomes more expensive. Batteries battery pack costs materials plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 67

E.ON launches ‘Freedom is Electric’ campaign; targeting 10,000 charging points in Europe by 2020

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is targeting 10,000 charging points throughout Europe by 2020. E.ON, an international, privately-owned energy supplier, has launched its ‘Freedom is Electric’ campaign to highlight the diversity of the world of electric vehicles, charged using E.ON’s s fast-charging technology. is rolling out an ultra-fast charging network across Europe, offering 150kW, with a modular upgrade option to 350kW. The stations enable charging of a 400km-range battery in 20-30 minutes.

2017 60

Hard parts supplier Rheinmetall Automotive expects electrification to account for more than half of sales in 2020

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Global Tier 1 supplier Rheinmetall Automotive—formerly KSPG and Kolbenschmidt Pierburg— expects electrification to account for more than half of its sales in 2020. As early as 2020, electrification will account for over one-half of our sales.

2017 106

Nikkei: Toyota to begin mass-producing 300+ km BEV by 2020

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Without citing sources, the Nikkei reported that Toyota Motor intends to start mass-producing battery-electric vehicles capable of a range of more than 300 km (186 miles) on a single charge by 2020. According to the report, the platform underlying the Prius or Corolla is being considered for an electric SUV.

2016 81

NIO to have autonomous vehicles in US market in 2020; partnering with Mobileye, NVIDIA and NXP

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NIO, a next-generation car company, announced that will have autonomous electric vehicles in the US market in 2020. The company also unveiled “NIO EVE”—the embodiment of its vision for the future of autonomous cars. NIO EVE constantly learns about its occupants and their preferences.

2017 78

IMO sets 2020 date for ships to comply with low sulfur fuel oil requirement; 5000 ppm

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO), the regulatory authority for international shipping, decided to implement a global sulfur cap of 0.50% m/m (mass/mass) (5,000 ppm) on fuel oil starting 1 January 2020 during its Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), meeting for its 70 th session in London. Further work to ensure effective implementation of the 2020 global sulfur cap will continue in the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR).

2016 76

Boeing, Japanese aviation industry unveil biofuel roadmap to 2020 Olympics

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The Initiatives for Next Generation Aviation Fuels (INAF)—a consortium of 46 organizations including Boeing, ANA (All Nippon Airways), Japan Airlines, Nippon Cargo Airlines, Japan’s government, the University of Tokyo and other Japanese aviation industry stakeholders—has developed a five-year roadmap to develop sustainable aviation biofuel for flights during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Commencement of fuel supplies in FY 2020.

2015 65

Volkswagen unveils I.D. EV concept; 1st MEB-based vehicle, to launch in 2020; up to 373 miles

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is due to be launched in 2020 at a price on a par with comparably powerful and well-equipped Golf models. At the Paris Motor Show, Volkswagen staged the world premiere of the I.D.,

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Volkswagen unveils MEB-based I.D. CROZZ electric crossover concept in Shanghai; production in 2020

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Production will start in 2020. At the Auto Shanghai 2017 show, Volkswagen is revealing the I.D. CROZZ, its first electrically powered crossover utility vehicle (CUV)—a four-door coupe and sport utility vehicle (SUV) in one. This is the third version of the new battery-electric I.D.

2017 78

Volkswagen ID Crozz electric SUV to launch in US in 2020

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market during 2020, VW said. A production vehicle based on the Volkswagen ID Crozz all-electric compact crossover will be launched in the U.S. The announcement came at a media event Tuesday night before the first of two media days at the Los Angeles auto show, where the electric SUV makes its North American debut. First unveiled at the Shanghai. Los Angeles Auto Show Future Cars VW Group plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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