UK auto industry warns anti-diesel agenda and slow uptake of EVs could mean missing 2021 CO2 targets; rising CO2 average in 2017

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The UK automotive industry warned that the current anti-diesel agenda combined with the ongoing slow take-up of electric vehicles could mean industry misses its next round of CO 2 targets in 2021, with negative consequences for the UK’s own climate change goals. The light commercial vehicle sector, 96% of which is powered by diesel, has also shown impressive progress—new vans last year reduced CO 2 by -4.8%

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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. Natural gas and other alternative fuel vehicle technology is basically mature, the government said, and is headed toward initial industrialization. 2012 Chinese Auto Industry Development Report. Electric drive system power density of 2.5

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Plans revealed for battery powered Mercedes

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The automotive lithium-ion battery joint venture formed between Daimler AG and Evonik Industries last year, known as Deutsche Accumotive GmbH & Co. It is hoped that the lithium-ion battery systems will start to appear in Mercedes vehicles beginning in 2012. The site is close to Li-Tec Battery GmbH, another joint venture between Daimler and Evonik. KG Evonik Lithium-ion batteries Smart car

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Pike Research forecasts worldwide grid energy storage spending to reach $22B by 2021, down from 2010 forecast of $35B

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Energy storage technologies represent an alternative to traditional grid management using generation assets such as natural gas peakers to balance the grid by adding power to it. For the long-duration segment of the energy storage market, pumped hydro storage and advanced flow batteries will represent the largest portions of the total revenue opportunity during the next decade. The value of the ESG market is now measured by using the value of energy ($/kWh), not power ($/kW).

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BMW says it can build electric cars and regular ones on same platforms: interview

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As the auto industry plans more electric cars in higher volumes for the 2020s, one of the great debates is whether they will need to be designed from the ground up solely for battery power. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Platform Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Doing so allows designers to offer larger cabins due to the more compact drive motors and electronics. One of the best examples of that idea is the upcoming.

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Volkswagen Group & Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC) jointly to develop EVs in China; new JV focused on NEVs

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We look forward to a full scope cooperation together with Volkswagen Group, focus on new energy vehicles, to provide Chinese consumers with highly cost-effective battery-powered electric vehicle (BEV) products that promote the development of the Chinese new energy vehicle sector as well as the Chinese auto industry’s transformation and upgrading. China Electric (Battery Volkswagen AG and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co.,

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How Self-Driving Cars Will Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption

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And while hybrid technology has taken off, drivers have been hesitant to accept fully battery-powered tech for a variety of reasons, including a lack of charging stations. Plus, battery costs are rapidly decreasing and the public is warming up to the idea of electric cars. Another hot topic in the auto world is autonomous rides. In the future, autonomous vehicles and battery-powered technology could work together to create cleaner, more efficient roads.

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Freudenberg invests in fuel cell and battery technologies

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Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, one of the world’s leading specialists in sealing technologies for the auto industry, has strengthened its position in the energy and electric mobility sectors with an acquisition and a strategic investment. The successful development of markets and technologies depends on a core issue—energy—whether the work involves hybrids, vehicles with battery-powered electric motors or those using fuel cells as an energy source.

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Ford, Volkswagen, and GM Explore EV-Powered Houses

Cars That Think

Starting this year, thousands of battery-powered electric drive Volkswagen vehicles capable of both loading and offloading current—bidirectional charging, as industry calls it—have been rolling off production lines in eastern Germany.

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2025-2035: Rewriting The Automotive History

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A recent report from the Environmental Defense Fund indicates that electric vehicle sales volumes are growing at a rapid pace, signalling an epochal shift in the auto industry over the next decade. The Electric Vehicle Market Update, the fifth in a series of reports tracking EV growth point outs, The disruption of the supply chain during Covid has affected the automobile industry in the last few years. Disrupting The Industry With A Total Shift.

China’s EV Subsidy

Revenge of the Electric Car

China is starting a program to subsidize buyers of battery-powered and plug-in hybrids. Government Aims to Create Strong Domestic Industry but Generous Rebates Risk a Backlash as Rich-Poor Divide Grows. BEIJING—China will subsidize buyers of battery-powered cars and plug-in hybrids under a pilot program aimed at keeping the country competitive in the global race to develop an electric-vehicle industry, but which also risks a public backlash.

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Canoo Pickup, Kia EV6, Honda and Mini EV Plans: EV Week in Review – Mar 9-15

EV Adoption

Another crazy week in the world of EVs, with lots of announcements on the automaker and battery front. And EV straggler Honda shed a bit more light on its upcoming EVs built on GM’s Ultium battery and powertrain platform. Batteries and Charging. battery production capacity.

Bright’s Plug-In Car: Aerodynamics Are Key

Revenge of the Electric Car

“The slimming of the battery essentially comes because of a focus on weight, aerodynamics, rolling resistance, new construction materials and other design factors, he said in an interview. By reducing wind resistance and weight, the company’s engineers effectively are reducing the amount of work an electric engine will have to perform to get the car up to driving speeds, which in turn conserves battery power.&#.

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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. And the auto industry doesn’t hold back on announcements.

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Chevrolet and OnStar Give Volt Owners 24/7 Connection and Control via Wireless Smartphone Application

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Chevrolet and OnStar used the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as the venue to unveil a smartphone application—which GM categorizes as the auto industry’s first such—that will allow Chevrolet Volt owners 24/7 connection and control of vehicle functions and OnStar features remotely. Rather than using battery power, the application allows owners to start the Volt remotely to pre-condition the interior temperature using power from the grid.

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China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

My Gasgoo Sign in | Join Now | Help Automotive News A Leading Portal for China Auto Industry Make it my homepage Favorite Contact Us Home China News Global News Commentary Interview Blog Data Suppliers Gallery Thursday, April 23, 2009 Home » Automotive News » Commentary » News detail Email This Story Welcome to our registration page. Among the most notable: a gas-electric hybrid Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. China auto parts firms face.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us How Carmakers are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity If you ask, "have major auto-makers come around on PHEVs?", GM has announced plans for public sales in 2010, and almost every carmaker now says it will sell PHEVs or highway-speed battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sometime after 2010. Batteries not ready. Hyundai Partnering with Korean battery companies for hybrids.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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The four-door sedan will deliver 40 miles on a charge; a small gasoline engine will recharge the battery as it approaches depletion, extending its range by as much as 200 miles. " President Obamas auto task force doesnt see it that way. Its been improving over time, but the power density and cost issues are still steep for what exists thus far. Posted by: Michael | Apr 13, 2009 5:03:10 PM Battery and technology in the EV1 could not have made it in the market.

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Electric Cars Experience “Breakthrough Moment” Led by Tesla, According to New York Times

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The auto industry is poised for some big changes in 2022. Boudette at The New York Times, “Battery-powered cars are having a breakthrough moment. ” “Sales of cars powered solely by […].