Tesla confirms it’s developing affordable global EV in China

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Development of an affordable Tesla electric car will take place in China, the head of the company's Chinese operations confirmed in an interview with state media.

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ASX and Spirit AeroSystems partner to develop affordable eVTOL aircraft for mass production

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Airspace Experience Technologies ( ASX ), an aviation technology start-up, and Spirit AeroSystems, a global aircraft design and manufacturing company, have signed a memorandum of understanding and a definitive agreement to cooperate on creation of affordable, certified all-electric, vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.

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Greta launches 4 electric scooters in India with affordable price 

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Greta launches 4 electric scooters in India with affordable price . But due to the global pandemic, the launch might get delayed. The post Greta launches 4 electric scooters in India with affordable price appeared first on Promoting Eco Friendly Travel.

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Power Global launches eZee swappable battery EVs in India 

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Power Global launches eZee swappable battery EVs in India . A Noida based Power Global is a leading high-performance clean energy and mobility product for everyday applications has launched its first eZee swappable battery in India. Power Global swappable battery.

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SEMI: global total semiconductor equipment sales on track to top $100B in 2021 for first time

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Global sales of total semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are forecast to reach a new high of $103 billion in 2021, surging 44.7%

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Ipsos Auto Global Study: interest in battery electric vehicles growing in the US

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Ipsos’ new 2020 Global Mobility Navigator Study, focusing on Electrification, found global interest remained on par with the numbers from 2019. However, the study reveals there has been an increase in interest in the US and Chinese markets. Source: Ipsos.

2020 348

Electric pickups, Byton tech, battery business, EV affordability: The Week in Reverse

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Pickups EPA global warming lithium-ion batteriesWhich company is looking for new battery suppliers outside the U.S.? What upcoming electric car is not designed to drive but to ride in? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending January 25, 2019. This week included much news about automakers working to broaden the market for.

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Renault introducing new affordable urban EV in China first in 2019, new electrification options on three popular models in 2020

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Renault will introduce a new, affordable urban electric vehicle in 2019, coming first to China, and new hybrid and plug-in hybrid options on three of its popular vehicles in 2020. The showcar Renault K-ZE, a new global A-segment, SUV-inspired electric vehicle, is capable of 250 km NEDC (155 miles). Renault K-ZE is also easy to charge due to a double charging system compatible with domestic plugs and public infrastructures. K-ZE showcar and Carlos Ghosn.

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Scientists find affordable way to recapture CO2 and burn it

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global warming carbon dioxideScientists at Harvard have developed a new method of scrubbing carbon from the atmosphere, and turning it into hydrocarbon fuels that could be burned in airplanes or even cars. The process has been demonstrated at a small scale and combines common technologies from the pulp and petroleum industries to capture carbon and hydrogenate it back into.

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IEA: time to tap into hydrogen’s potential to play a key role in a clean, secure and affordable energy future

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In a major new report on hydrogen, the International Energy Agency says that the time is right to tap into hydrogen’s potential to play a key role in a clean, secure and affordable energy future. The recent successes of solar PV, wind, batteries and electric vehicles have shown that policy and technology innovation have the power to build global clean energy industries.

2019 218

VW Group Admits Developing Affordable EVs Will Be Difficult

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Even with affordable electric vehicles cropping up on the global market, their budgetary nature is relative. The post VW Group Admits Developing Affordable EVs Will Be Difficult appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

2019 52

GM reveals new Ultium batteries and flexible global platform for rapid growth of EV lineup

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The heart of GM’s strategy is a modular propulsion system and a highly flexible, third-generation global EV platform powered by proprietary Ultium batteries.

2020 304

TomTom: Global traffic congestion up; Bengaluru world’s most traffic-congested city

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Overall, traffic congestion has increased globally during the last decade, and the 239 cities (57%) TomTom included in the new Traffic Index report had increased congestion levels between 2018 and 2019, with only 63 cities showing measurable decreases.

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Renault-Nissan jointly developing new vehicle program for growth markets; CMF-A for affordability

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The program, internally named CMF-A, covers the most affordable category of cars in the Common Module Family (CMF, earlier post ), Renault-Nissan’s modular system of vehicle architecture. RNTBCI employees focused on engineering, manufacturing and other integral processes for regional and global markets.

2013 193

Aurora enters long-term, global, strategic collaboration with Toyota and Denso for self-driving cars at scale

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Autonomous driving software company Aurora has entered a long-term, global, and strategic collaboration with Toyota and Denso, one of the largest global manufacturers and tier-one automotive suppliers, respectively, to build and globally deploy self-driving cars at scale. Toyota has an unparalleled legacy, engineering expertise, leadership, and ability to deliver high-quality, affordable, and reliable vehicles.

ExxonMobil and Global Thermostat in joint development agreement to advance atmospheric carbon capture technology

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ExxonMobil and Global Thermostat signed a joint development agreement to advance technology that can capture and concentrate carbon dioxide emissions from industrial sources, including power plants, and the atmosphere. The companies will evaluate the potential scalability of Global Thermostat’s carbon capture technology for large industrial use. ExxonMobil and Global Thermostat are also exploring opportunities to identify economic uses for captured carbon dioxide.

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Report: Pandemic delays global EV growth, though $100/kwh will arrive earlier

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The coronavirus pandemic will slow global EV sales growth, but electric cars will reach a significant affordability target earlier than expected, according to a new report from research firm Wood Mackenzie.

2020 104

Tata Nexon EV gives India an affordable domestic-brand electric car

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With global automakers turning their hungry eyes to the Indian market, domestic manufacturer Tata is hoping to establish itself as a serious competitor in the EV segment with its new Nexon. The Nexon is the first Tata to employ the company's modernized EV powertrain tech, dubbed Ziptron. This packages a 130-hp electric motor and a liquid-cooled

2019 65

Tesla Model Y overtakes Model 3 in April Global EV sales, Model 3 #1 in 2021


The Tesla Model Y crossover has overtaken its sibling vehicle in the Tesla Model 3 in April’s global electric vehicle sales figures, new data shows. In April, around 392,000 electric vehicles were registered globally, making it the fourth-best month in the history of electrification.

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Forecast: Indias car sales to surpass 2.6M units; more affordable small cars and new demand

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million units by the end of 2010, fuelled by an increasing number of affordable small cars and demand from less penetrated segments, such as rural areas. Reports that South Korean Hyundai Motor will enter India’s light commercial vehicle (LCV) market, although unconfirmed, reflect a growing trend of global carmakers moving into what is a high growth segment, the report says. A Business Monitor International (BMI) report forecasts that car sales in India will surpass 2.6

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Tesla Giga Shanghai not experiencing production ‘halt’ or delays: Global Times


Media reports took this as a delay in Tesla’s expansion plans , but workers at the site indicated to a Global Times reporter that there are plenty of things going on that will help Tesla increase its production volume at the site.

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Tesla’s market disruption may lead to healthy slice of global auto market: Mizuho


Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) is expected to control 10% of the global automotive market in the coming years, analysts from Tokyo-based Mizuho Bank said in a recent note to investors.

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UK Consortium in £8M project to design EV powertrain for global market

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GKN Automotive, Drive System Design and the University of Nottingham are collaborating on an £8-million (US$10 million) project to design and develop a world-leading electric vehicle powertrain for the global market. GKN Automotive, a global Tier One electric vehicle driveline supplier, is responsible for the design of the ACeDrive system, including the overall packaging and the development of the motor, inverter and transmission.

2019 197

Tesla Model 3, Model X are Google’s Most Searched for EVs globally


The Tesla Model 3 sedan and the Tesla Model X SUV are Google’s most searched for electric vehicles globally, according to new data from a price comparison website. The post Tesla Model 3, Model X are Google’s Most Searched for EVs globally appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Tesla Model 3 claims top spot in February global EV sales, Model Y takes third


Tesla took two of three podium spots in February’s Global Electric Vehicle Sales rankings, with the Model 3 taking the top position. The Model Y captured third for the first time, further establishing Tesla’s dominance in the global EV market.

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Dalia Research: Globally, 40% would consider an EV, but held back by logistics

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Worldwide, 40% of those planning to buy a car within the next five years say they are likely to buy all-electric (even though not all of them would be able to afford one at foreseeable price points), according to findings from Dalia Research’s global mobility study.

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Ford reveals Ka Concept; vision for small global value car

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In Barcelona, Ford revealed the Ka Concept, the company’s vision for a practical all-new global small car offering advanced technology around the world at an affordable price. Ka Concept. Click to enlarge. Ford has sold more than 1.8 million Ka cars since the vehicle was first launched in 1996 and the company projects that worldwide the small car segment will increase by 35% from 4 million units in 2012 to 6.2 million units by 2017.

2013 181

Bank of America joins Stanford’s Global Climate & Energy Project

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Bank of America has joined Stanford University’s Global Climate & Energy Project (GCEP), a collaboration of academic and business experts that identifies and supports new avenues of research to make environmentally sustainable, low-cost energy available to everyone. All of humankind needs energy that is reliable, cleaner and more affordable. —James Maughan, technical director at GE Global Research and member of GCEP’s management committee.

2013 193

Navigant forecasts modest global annual sales growth of e-bicycles, reaching 40.3M units in 2023

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In a new report , Navigant Research forecasts that global annual sales of e-bicycles will grow modestly from 31.7 million e-bicycle sales this year under the base scenario, representing 91% of the total global market. This growth in demand is expected to result in revenue for global e-bicycle sales of $13.5 million units in 2014 to 40.3 million units in 2023 under a base scenario—a CAGR of 2.7%. Navigant expects China, the market leader, to reach 28.8

2014 236

Arcimoto FUVs a NASDAQ Addition

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The company can now list its shares of common stock on The NASDAQ Global Market, a positive growth sign. A Eugene, Oregon manufacturer of affordable three-wheeled electric vehicles (EVs), Arcimoto looks to change the world.

Electric Car Watch #3: Tata Motors - Do they wan't to be a global EV player?

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​ Video: Tata Motors - Can they be a global EV player? The barriers are affordability of EV’s, awareness of charging, performance of EV’s and battery worries. If any company is serious about being a global player in the coming decades, they need to focus on EV’s.

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Lessons From Norway’s Journey To Becoming The Global Leader In EV Adoption


So how did this largely rural Scandinavian country become the global leader in EV adoption? He stresses the importance of EV incentives to “ start the market moving, and then prices will fall ”, allowing Norway to open up its second-hand EV market, a more affordable option than brand new EVs.

Ricardo to help FMC engineer a new family of electric vehicles for global markets

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Ricardo has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China-based startup Future Mobility Corporation (FMC) to provide engineering support in the development of a family of state-of-the-art electric vehicles, aimed at offering affordable quality and performance to customers in Asia, North America and Europe.

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IHS Automotive forecasts global production of plug-in vehicles to rise by 67% this year

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Global electric vehicle production forecast for 2014. rise in global manufacturing of all motor vehicles expected in 2014. In December 2013, IHS projected total global automotive sales in 2014 of 85 million, roughly resulting in an expected approximate 0.5% share for PEVs in the global market this year. The global installed base of EV charging stations is set to reach more than 1.1 Source: IHS Automotive. Click to enlarge.

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Nissan FY 2014 global corporate activities reduce CO2 emissions by 22.6% compared to FY 2005

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made progress in reducing CO 2 emissions and improving sustainability in its global corporate activities in fiscal year 2014 while simultaneously increasing vehicle production and plant energy efficiency. One of Nissan’s CO 2 emission goals is to increase the usage rate of renewable energy in its global business activities to 9% by fiscal year 2016. Nissan Motor Co.,

2015 197

UK study concludes cumulative global sales of EVs could reach 30M units by 2050, or 1.5% of projected global car parc; decisive global action required

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A new review of the global market prospects for electric vehicles by UK-based Trend Tracker Ltd concludes that given a steady increase in producer investment; positive legislative and fiscal influences and consumer acceptance, and subject to requisite technical advances, by 2050 the cumulative sales of electric cars could feasibly reach 30 million units—approximately 1.5% of the global car parc (2 billion units) projected for then.

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Navigant forecasts global medium- and heavy-duty alt powertrain sales to exceed 820K units in 2026

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According to a new forecast report from Navigant Research, global commercial alternative powertrain medium- and heavy-duty vehicle (MHDV) sales will grow from about 347,000 vehicles in 2016 to more than 820,000 in 2026, representing a CAGR of about 9%. As a result of demand for hybrid and all-electric consumer vehicles, the necessary investment in production efficiencies is making larger battery packs more affordable and practical and costs are coming down.

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ABI: global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) market to exceed US$90B by 2020

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ADAS packages have long been available as optional extras on luxury and executive vehicles, but recent years have seen the more popular systems penetrating through to affordable family cars and even superminis. Market research firm ABI Research forecasts that the market for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) will grow from US$11.1 billion in 2014 to US$91.9 billion by 2020, passing the US$200 billion mark by 2024.

2015 188

Navigant forecasts modest growth in global e-bike market through 2020; China slowing

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In a new report , Navigant Research forecasts that the global market for e-bicycles will grow at a modest rate of 3.1% Increasing quality and affordability of lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries. CAGR (compound annual growth rate) from 31 million in 2013 to nearly 38 million in 2020. North America, Western Europe, and Latin America will show signs of faster growth (9.7%, 9.1%, and 14.4% CAGR, respectively), the market research firm anticipates.

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This is How the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect The Global EV Market

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The COVID-19 control measures and the economical crisis that followed took a massive toll on the global automotive and manufacturing industries. The main reasons for global automotive sales drop are, The purchasing power of consumers decreased.

Navigant Research forecasts new EV global sales of > 346,000 units in 2014; 10 predictions for the year

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During 2014, the global plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) industry is poised to grow by 86% and will surpass more than 346,000 new vehicles sold, according to a new white paper—“ Electric Vehicles: 10 Predictions for 2014 ”—published by Navigant Research. This would bring the global total of PEVs on the road to more than 700,000 by the end of the year, according to the firm’s calculations.

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4 more cities sign Global Clean Bus Declaration raising total to >40K ultra-low emission buses by 2020; London to trial BYD electric double-decker

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Four additional cities—Amsterdam, Lima, Catalonia (Barcelona) and Rome— signed up to the Global Clean Bus Declaration at the 1 st global Clean Bus Summit in London. The Global Clean Bus Declaration , developed by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson in partnership with the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group , launched in Buenos Aires in March 2015 with 20 original signatories.

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