Two largest US automotive trade associations merge: Alliance for Automotive Innovation

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Global Automakers and The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers—the two largest automotive industry trade associations in the US—merged to form a new association leveraging the expansive history of both organizations while creating a single, unified industry voice. The organization will be the acknowledged automotive industry resource and will focus its advocacy work on creating a safe and transformative path for the industry’s growth.

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DOE awards $25M to improve natural gas operations

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The automobile industry deploys low-cost MPE sensors today to measure tailpipe emissions. This project will develop low-cost, widely deployable methane detection sensors that will allow industry to reduce costs associated with natural gas pipeline monitoring. Methane Mitigator: Development of a Scalable Vent Mitigation Strategy to Simultaneously Reduce Methane Emissions and Fuel Consumption from the Compression Industry. The US.

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China publishes plan to boost fuel-efficient and new energy vehicles and domestic auto industry; targeting 500K PHEVs and EVs in 2015, rising to 2M by 2020

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China’s State Council has published a plan to develop the domestic energy-saving and new energy vehicle industry, which includes battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles and fuel cell vehicles. The central government’s plan, posted on its website, is targeting the production of 500,000 plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles by 2015, with output to grow to 2 million units of those types by 2020. 2012 Chinese Auto Industry Development Report.

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JAMA: Supporting Growth of Japan Plug-in Vehicle Fleet to 600,000 by 2020 Will Require Combination of Technical Breakthroughs, Market Innovations and the Elimination of Obstacles

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According to the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA), as of 2008, Japan had about 600,000 “next-generation” vehicles—including hybrids and electric vehicles—in service, representing 0.8% Technical challenges facing EVs. Source: JAMA. Click to enlarge.

2010 102

California, 4 automakers reach framework agreement on GHG standards; slight FE weakening, no upstream emissions calculations

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for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV), tapering off at the current MY 2020 and MY 2021 levels in MY 2025 and MY 2026, respectively. Other elements of the agreement are: Raise the current cap on off-cycle menu credits, which account for actions taken outside the formal test cycle framework, from 10 grams per mile to 15 grams per mile starting in MY 2020.

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Volkswagen sets sights on electric record on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife with further-developed ID. R

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A comparatively narrow track—13 miles long, with no fewer than 75 corners, and regularly climbing or descending through the Eifel forests—the Nordschleife, which was opened in 1927, is one of a kind and continues to serve as an outstanding test environment for the automobile industry.

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Nidec to form electric traction motor JV with a subsidiary of Guangzhou Automobile Group

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a member of China-based Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., billion) under Vision 2020, the company’s mid-term strategic goal. GAC Components mainly manufactures automobile interior parts, electric components, etc.

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Johnson Controls begins production of batteries for Start-Stop vehicles in China

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The global Start-Stop market for new vehicles could reach 49 million annually by 2020. In addition, the company debuted its 12V Lithium-ion battery for Advanced Start-Stop vehicles at the 16 th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition going on this week.

2015 74

Infineon and Hella develop new compact, lower-cost 24 GHz blind spot radar sensor

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By the year 2020, the number of worldwide installed, radar-supported driver assistance systems is forecast to rise from presently about 14 million to more than 40 million; the Blind Spot Detection system will play a decisive role in this context (Strategy Analytics 2013).

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GAC Group begins construction of $6.5B industrial park for electric and intelligent vehicles

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China-based automobile manufacturer Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group), the parent company of GAC Motor, has begun construction of a large industrial park for electric and intelligent vehicles as part of its efforts to boost its electric vehicle business.

2017 111

European EAGLE project to develop gasoline engine with 50% peak efficiency; Renault to manufacture prototype

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This new concept will help the European automobile industry to reach the next objective of 50g CO 2 /km emissions and to stay within legislation on particle and nitrogen oxide emissions on hybrid vehicles.

2017 85

EIA: China promoting both fuel efficiency and alternative-fuel vehicles to curb growing oil use

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Under the Energy Saving and New Energy Vehicle Plan for 2012 to 2020 released in 2012, average passenger car fuel economy is targeted to increase to 34 miles per gallon (6.9 l/100 km) by 2020. Consumption of gasoline in China grew from 0.9

2014 99

Toyota launches e-Palette autonomous electric concept and mobility system

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The automobile industry is clearly amidst its most dramatic period of change as technologies like electrification, connected and automated driving are making significant progress.

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Asia Poised For Hybrid Electric Growth

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The Indian market has also experienced similar growth trends with local OEMs and industrial giants introducing inexpensive sedans and other utility vehicles.

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Toshiba to supply inverters for Fords HEVs and PHEVs from 2012

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As the automobile industry moves toward a new generation of environmentally friendly vehicles, including HEV, PHEV and electric vehicles (EV), Toshiba is promoting advances in essential automotive technologies, from dedicated on-board control systems to batteries and Intelligent Traffic Systems. billion) in fiscal year 2020.

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Changan Acquires AVIC Units to Become 3rd Largest Automaker in China

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The state parent of China’s Chang’an Automobile Group is taking over five vehicle units of the Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC) to create the third-largest automaker in China. China Ordnance Equipment Group, Chang’an’s parent, will transfer a stake in Chang’an Auto to AVIC in exchange for AVIC’s ownership share of minivan maker Harbin Hafei Automobile Industry Group, Changhe Automobile, engine maker Dongan Power, Changhe Suzuki and Dongan Mitsubishi.

2009 68

WLTP and RDE tests for measuring emissions come into force in EU tomorrow

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A Global Technical Regulation (GTR) on WLTP was developed and finally adopted by UNECE’s World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations in March 2014, at the request of policy makers, the automobile industry and consumers. will apply in January 2020 for new types and then from January 2021 for all types. The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) said that it welcomed the two new tests for measuring emissions from cars and vans.

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ColognE-Mobil 2-Year EV Field Trial to Launch in January; 25 Ford BEVs

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Dr. Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, general business and automotive industry I; Prof. Dr. Heike Proff, Business Administration and automobile industry II.

2009 93

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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By partnering with these two industries. The electrification of the automobile is inevitable." This is different from anything Ive ever seen in my 40 years in the automobile industry." ( Detroit Free Press ).

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BAIC BJEV opens Silicon Valley EV research center, planning another for Europe

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BJEV plans to bring a complete lineup of alternative energy automobiles to market. BJEV’s ultimate plan is to bring yearly production numbers to over 200,000 by 2020, with a 30% target for the export market. China-based automaker BAIC has opened its first overseas research and development center, the BAIC EV R&D Center in Silicon Valley, California. Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., BAIC BJEV), a subsidiary of BAIC, is a developer of new energy vehicles in China.

2015 77

Non-intrusive bio-monitoring system anticipates driver fatigue in the vehicle to prevent accidents

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This kind of accident is projected to be the third most common cause of death and disability worldwide by 2020.

2014 113

Renault presents the 235 mpg EOLAB prototype; plug-in “Z.E. Hybrid”; targeting production

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EOLAB forms part of the “fuel consumption of 2 litres/100 km for all” plan introduced within the framework of France’s New Industrial Plan. Renault said that the system, which can be carried over to entry-level vehicles, will be incorporated in the range by 2020. EOLAB.

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EV special III / Opinion / Hybrid & Electric / Themes / Welcome - Minds in Motion

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Large-scale, to them, means one million EVs by 2020, starting with five hundred fully electric Th!nk The letter asked for extra stimulating measures to help the Dutch industry acquire an internationally leading position in electric driving, or E-mobility. Discussion about a new green deal urges political leaders to think about our future industries. The automobile industry only needs a hand to get over the first expensive hurdle.

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Exploring the adoption of EVs in the US, Europe and China; charging scenarios and infrastructure

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Aspirational targets among seven countries participating in the Electric Vehicle Initiative would see growth from just under 2 million EV and PHEVs to just under 20 million by 2020. In 2012 the German government declared a goal of having one million EVs registered by 2020.

2013 109

“Energiewende” in a tank; Audi e-fuels targeting carbon-neutral driving with synthetic fuels from renewables, H2O and CO2; Swiss policy test case

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In June 2013, Audi commissioned a power-to-gas facility in the north German town of Werlte, thus becoming the first automobile manufacturer to develop a chain of sustainable energy sources. The pilot plant is also demonstrating that industrialization of liquid Audi e‑fuels is also possible.

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Siemens presents three-point plan for implementing cost-efficient energy transition in Germany

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The government also is maintaining its target of cutting GHG emissions by 40% by 2020 (compared with 1990 levels) and by 80% by 2050. High electricity rates are burdening private households and industry alike and threatening Germany’s competitiveness, the company noted.

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NRC report finds Federal analysis to set LD CAFE and GHG standards generally of high quality; some technologies and issues should be re-examined

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At that time there will be better estimates of volumes for each type in the 2020 to 2025 time frame so that a better estimate of cost can be calculated.

2015 103

VW Chief Executive Says Company Will Introduce EVs Based on the Up! New Small Family in 2013; Cautions Against Electro-Hype

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Winterkorn made the remarks during a presentation at the 17 th Handelsblatt-Jahrestagung in Munich on 3 July, during which he outlined VW’s approach to future mobility in the current context of the economic crisis, pessimism about the industry and technology potential. Winterkorn noted that the industry is experiencing its worst crisis in decades, with a collapse in the global market of 18% in the first half of this year. in pure electric vehicles in 2020.

2009 60

Frankfurt Motor Show goes green. The Green Piece

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Steeped in history, the International Motor Show, or Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA), held biennially in Frankfurt, Germany, is already regarded as the world’s largest motor show – and this year it may be more important than ever. The Green Piece. August 25 2009.

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