IHS Automotive forecasts 88.6M unit global light vehicle market in 2015; 2.4% growth

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in 2014 as a result of industrial overcapacity and weakness in the real estate sector. million units, aided with increased auto finance penetration, fast dealership expansion and government vehicle scrappage programs. The campaign is expected to have a long-lasting effect on premium parts/vehicle prices in China. In the United States, IHS Automotive analysts continue to believe the upside risks for auto demand are more apparent than the downside risks.

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Can Electric Vehicles Speed Up As The Economy Slows Down?

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In order to envision what may lie ahead, it’s key to understand how the EV industry was evolving up until the novel Coronavirus outbreak. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down the world as we know it and the automotive industry is no exception.

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Tesla Announces IPO

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The price of shares or the timing of their availability is still unclear, but industry observers expect the much-anticipated offering to be well-received by investors.&#. The stock price and timing of the initial public offering are unknown. The price of shares or the timing of their availability is still unclear, but industry observers expect the much-anticipated offering to be well-received by investors.

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Mixed Outlook for Mainstream Consumer Adoption of PHEVs

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Questions for the industry, Kurani said, include how do we get from where households currently are to where PHEVs provide the most benefit? Given high initial costs, volatile oil prices, improving competition, an industry in poor financial shape and consumers who aren’t perfectly rational.who actually are quite risk averse.advanced technology may be a hard sell. the first time in your entire lives you’ve ever heard the EPA and the OEMs agree on something: tax the fuel.

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Expert panel report finds achieving 1M plug-in vehicles in US by 2015 would require concentrated action to overcome barriers

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A new study sponsored by Indiana University concludes that President Obama’s vision of one million plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) on US roads by 2015 will require concentrated efforts action from all stakeholders— the auto industry, federal government, the scientific community, and consumers—to be realized. The findings include: The US PEV Industry in the Global Market.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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V2G helps solve the major problem that demand for electricity is high during the day when everything from industrial plants to air conditioning is running full blast and then excess electricity is wasted at night. Recent announcements demonstrate that electric utilities and some auto makers want to make V2G a reality. Just as wireless service providers offer smartphones at discounted prices, Project Better Place will offer discounted electric vehicles with usage pricing plans.

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