Next-Battery secures strategic relationship with China-based Lvchi Automobile Technology

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Next-Battery , a start-up developing high energy-density Li-ion battery technology, has secured a strategic relationship with Lvchi Automobile Technology (Shanghai) Co Ltd.

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Guangzhou Automobile Group to show battery-electric SUV concept at Detroit Auto Show

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Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd (GAC Group) is showing the Trumpchi GS5-BEV Pure Electric Vehicle Concept at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Geely officially discloses new global B-segment automobile modular architecture: BMA; new BMA-based SUV to launch this year

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Automobile modular architectures—for example, TNGA of Toyota, and MQB, MLB and MEB of the Volkswagen Group—hav become a major trend in the auto industry. Modular technology has become an important criterion for evaluating whether an automobile company is combining global R&D technology and market layout with a cost-effective manufacturing approach.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, IVECO and ENGIE collaborating to promote natural gas in Europe starting from Belgium

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), IVECO (a brand of CNH Industrial) and ENGIE (Global Energy Player) are broadly collaborating to promote natural gas vehicles and infrastructure in Europe. At the “Salon de l’Auto” in Brussels, the Minister of Mobility and Environment announced a program for the improvement of air quality in Wallonia.

Mercedes-Benz EQC Edition 1886 electric SUV kicks off a new era

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Against the bustling backdrop of the New York auto show, Mercedes-Benz introduced a vehicle that it says celebrates its humble roots—in 1886, when Karl Benz is credited with inventing the first automobile. New York Auto Show Mercedes EQThe Mercedes-Benz EQC 1886 Edition is positioned to show off the extensive range of features offered in this new fully electric model.

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BYD debuts E-SEED GT concept car, Song Pro SUV and e Series at 2019 Shanghai Auto Show

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BYD debuted its E-SEED GT concept car and Song Pro SUV alongside its all-new e-series models at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition.

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New 2017 Jeep Compass unveiled, replaces old Compass and Patriot too

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It was unveiled at the Goiana, Pernambuco, plant in Brazil—where it will be built—ahead of a more formal debut at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. Los Angeles Auto Show Brazil Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA The redesigned 2017 Jeep Compass will replace both the current Compass small crossover and the related Patriot.

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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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Volkswagen AG and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co., 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. —An Jin, Chairman of the Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co.,

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2017 Jeep Compass launched in LA, new small SUV for growing Jeep lineup

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Despite some grumbling from fans, the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) division has embraced crossovers with car-like features as it aims to fill every conceivable utility-vehicle niche. Debuting at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2017 Jeep Compass. Los Angeles Auto Show Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Jeeps are no longer exclusively classic SUVs (and actually haven't been for a while now).

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Audi unveils e-tron GT concept at LA Auto Show; production version in about 2 years

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Audi is presenting the battery-electric e-tron GT concept four-door coupé as a show car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The technology for this automobile was developed in close collaboration with Porsche.

2018 116

Auto Lobby Deals a New Card

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Changing of the guard at the auto makers' industry group the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM). Former Democratic Congressman Dave McCurdy takes his lobbying skills from Electronics to Autos. See his presentation at the Santa Monica AltFuel Auto Show below this post.

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Chinese carmakers take centre stage with hybrid and plug-in cars

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The on-going North American International Auto Show and the forthcoming Geneva Auto Show are two of the most prestigious motoring events in the calendar: and now a new super power is stealing the spotlight. Guangzhou Automobile Group [.].

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NEVS and Phantom Auto collaborating on autonomous vehicles

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Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer NEVS is using Phantom Auto’s teleoperation safety technology to ensure safe deployment of electric autonomous vehicles. NEVS (formerly Saab Automobile) and Phantom Auto, the leading provider of teleoperation safety technology for autonomous vehicles (AVs), are collaborating to ensure the optimally safe and efficient deployment of NEVS’ electric AVs throughout the world.

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2011 LA Auto Show Greenery

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The Los Angeles Auto Show will be open for the press on November 16 & 17 and for the public November 18 through 27. The auto industry has been a relatively strong part of the economy, and all expectations are that it will continue its momentum at the L.A.

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Study of Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing Finds Mixed Performance for Most OEMs, BMW and Toyota as the Clear Leaders

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Fiat Auto, and to a certain extent Mitsubishi, posted consistently negative Sustainable Value. Economic crisis, energy crisis, climate crisis and recent global developments have affected the automobile industry like few other sectors.

New Open Fuel Standard Act would set minimum requirement for non-petroleum fuel capability in new automobiles

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2493 ) which would require 30% of new automobiles in 2016, 50% in 2017, and 50% in each subsequent year, to operate on non-petroleum fuels in addition to or instead of petroleum based fuels. The 50% level is a significant reduction from prior legislation introduced that would have required 95% of new automobiles eventually be able to operate on non-petroleum fuels.

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Auto-ISAC releases automotive cybersecurity best practices

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Members of the Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center ( Auto-ISAC ) released an overview of comprehensive Automotive Cybersecurity Best Practices developed as a proactive measure to further enhance vehicle cybersecurity throughout the industry. The creation of Best Practices follows the release of the Framework for Automotive Cybersecurity Best Practices jointly released by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers in January 2016.

2016 60

BMW, Brilliance Auto expanding China JV; all-electric iX3 planned for export outside China

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In addition to the two automobile production locations, BBA also runs an engine plant, which includes a battery factory for the electrified BMW brand vehicles produced locally in Shenyang. This is the first battery factory operated by a premium automobile manufacturer in China.

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CCID Consulting estimates upsurge in aluminum for automobile bodies in China if technical breakthroughs in alloy performance and application technology are made

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China-based and -focused CCID Consulting estimates that the China passenger vehicle market will need at least 1.802 million tons of aluminum sheets annually, assuming that aluminum replaces 15% of the steel used in automobile manufacturing by 2015. The progress of urbanization and the upgrade of the consumption structure will continue to boost the automobile consumption. The stable growth of demand in the automobile market lays a solid foundation for aluminum application.

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Toray and Daimler to Jointly Develop CFRP Automobile Parts for Mercedes-Benz Models

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has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Daimler AG to develop automobile parts made of carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP). The two companies plan to promote the joint development of diverse CFRP automobile components by utilizing High Cycle Resin Transfer Molding (RTM), a CFRP molding process technology developed by Toray. Toray Industries, Inc.

BMW, Brilliance Auto expanding China JV; all-electric iX3 planned for export outside China

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In addition to the two automobile production locations, BBA also runs an engine plant, which includes a battery factory for the electrified BMW brand vehicles produced locally in Shenyang. This is the first battery factory operated by a premium automobile manufacturer in China.

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China wants auto industry to focus on energy saving

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Tags: Green cars Latest news China China Association of Automobile Manufacturers China auto industry China energy saving

Larry Burns: Holistic approach required to achieve transformational change of transportation and the automobile; the power of “And”

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Larry Burns, former head of GM R&D and strategic planning and currently Professor of Engineering Practice and the University of Michigan and Director, Sustainable Mobility at the Earth Institute, Columbia University, used his presentation at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit (EIS) in Washington to call for a holistic approach to the transformational change required for the transportation sector in general and the automobile in particular.

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'Most' Of Fiat Chrysler's U.S. Vehicles Will Be Hybrid By 2025, CEO Says

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will soon launch a hybrid version of the Chrysler Town & Country minivan as part of a redesign of that model that will be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Future Cars Sergio Marchionne Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA While it's the sole FCA hybrid in recent memory to be named specifically, it will apparently be just one of many new hybrid models from the.

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LeEco showcases autonomous EV concept LeSEE at Auto China 2016

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China-based internet company LeEco unveiled its LeSEE electric car concept this week at Auto China 2016—The 14th Beijing International Automobile Exhibition.

2016 78

EPA to reopen 2022-2025 auto-emission rule decision: report

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Automaker CEOs and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers had asked President Donald Trump. It looks like lobbying pays off, at least in the case of EPA emission rules. According to numerous recent reports, the EPA is expected to reopen the commenting period for vehicle-emission rules it finalized in January, more than a year ahead of schedule. emissions Politics EPA CAFE regulation Corporate Average Fuel Economy Donald Trump

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Dongfeng Nissan unveils VIWA EV concept at Auto Shanghai 2013

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At Auto Shanghai 2013, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (DFL-PV), the passenger vehicle business unit of Nissan’s joint venture in China, unveiled VIWA, a new electric vehicle concept, under the VENUCIA brand.

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Fiat Group and Guangzhou Automobile Group Creating JV for Chinese Market

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Fiat Group and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. the 50/50 joint venture between Fiat Auto and Koç Holding. The agreement was signed in Rome by Zhang Fangyou, Chairman of GAC Group, and Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Group, in the presence of the President of the People’s Republic of China, Hu Jintao, and the Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi. Click to enlarge.

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Honda to unveil new China market SUV concept at Auto Shanghai

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a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, plans to stage the world premiere of an all-new concept model as well as other new Honda models at Auto Shanghai 2015 (The 16th International Automobile & Manufacturing Technology Exhibition, press days: April 20-21, 2015, public days: April 22-29, 2015). Jointly with Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., and Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd.,

2015 74

China outlines plans to boost auto industry

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Tags: Cars Green cars Latest news Beijing Automobile Chang’an Motor Chery China Chinese automotive industry Dongfeng Motor FAW Group Geely Guangzhou Automobile SAIC Motor Corporation Sinotruk

NSF director to highlight critical role of basic research in transportation technology at Washington Auto Show

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National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France Córdova will participate in MobilityTalks International, a public policy forum hosted by the Washington Auto Show on 24 January. Córdova, accompanied by an NSF-funded self-driving Cadillac SRX, will highlight the essential role federal, basic, research funding plays in current and future automobile-related innovations. The Washington Auto Show opens at the Walter E.

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Ford to explore new 50:50 electric vehicle JV in China with Zotye Auto

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Ford has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Anhui Zotye Automobile Co., The potential to launch a new line of all-electric vehicles in the world’s largest auto market is an exciting next step for Ford in China. Zotye Auto is a pioneer in the Chinese all-electric vehicle segment and was one of the first automakers to produce all-electric passenger vehicles in the country. —Jin ZheYong, chairman and president, Anhui Zotye Automobile Co.,

2017 60

Auto Alliance pushing for passage of Maryland SB 1234 that would require state purchase of ZEVs; 50% of LDVs by 2026

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The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) is strongly supporting the passage of Maryland’s SB 1234 , a bill that would require the State of Maryland to purchase zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) for state fleets. —Auto Alliance. The bill phases in a requirement that, by fiscal 2026, 50% of light-duty vehicles purchased for the State vehicle fleet be zero-emission vehicles.

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Ford holding auto app developer conference; hackathon with LA data

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Ford is inviting developers interested in creating innovative apps, that enhance or redefine the automobile’s role in an overall connected life, to join the global Ford Dev team for a comprehensive review of the AppLink technology. Major technology companies host annual developer conferences, but this is the first time an auto manufacturer has hosted such an event.

Qoros Auto contracts with AAM for electric drive technology

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Qoros Auto Co., joint venture between Chery Automobile Co., and Israel Corporation and headquartered in Shanghai ( earlier post ), has awarded AAM (American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc.) a driveline systems contract for e-AAM technology to be applied on a future model year Qoros vehicle. This vehicle will be produced in China for both the Chinese and European automotive markets.

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Scotiabank forecasts 4% growth in global auto market in 2015 to 74M units, led by China

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In its latest Global Auto Report , Scotiabank forecasts record global car sales in 2015, with the total market advancing 4% over 2014, reaching more than 74 million units. Global growth will mainly be driven by China, where Scotiabank expects auto demand to grow 7% in 2015 to 19.36

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Auto lobby again asks to redo emission rule, to new EPA chief Pruitt this time

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Just days after the November election, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers wrote President-Elect Trump to ask that he reverse the decision on emissions standards made by the. Lobbyists for the world's automakers continue to ask the new presidential administration to revisit an EPA decision to finalize emissions standards through 2025.

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2019 Ram 1500 pickup has 48-volt 'mild hybrid' system for fuel economy

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The dominant news at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit was about pickup trucks. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has lagged GM and FOrd on the. Detroit Auto Show mild hybrid Fuel Economy start-stop system 48-Volt mild hybridIronically, the Detroit automaker with the fewest electrified models on sale was the only one to bring hybridization to a new truck, in the form of its brand-new 2019 Ram 1500.

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Chinese automakers bring hybrids and plug-ins to Detroit, Geneva auto shows

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At least two Chinese automakers are bringing some of their new energy vehicles—hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric—to two of the major international auto shows in the first quarter of this year. Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Qoros Auto Co. Qoros Auto Co.

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Buyers in seven Northeast states urged to consider electric cars

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Following an announcement at the New York International Auto Show last week, 16 major automakers are joining forces with seven states to promote sales of electric vehicles to consumers. The Alliance for Automobile. New York Marketing New York Auto Show plug-in cars New Jersey Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island Vermont New HampshireWhen companies want to sell more of something, they market it. Now, at long last, electric cars are about to get the same treatment.

Honda unveils new CR-V Hybrid SUV at Auto Shanghai 2017

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Honda staged the world premiere of the new CR-V Hybrid at Auto Shanghai 2017. The CR-V Hybrid is scheduled to go on sale in China in the second half of 2017 from Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., The CR-V Hybrid is equipped with the Honda Sport Hybrid i-MMD two-motor hybrid system ( earlier post ). Moreover, the CR-V Hybrid comes loaded with a full complement of features including the Honda SENSING suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies.

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China Auto Ownership Expected to Exceed 200M in 2020

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Estimated automobile ownership in China will exceed 200 million by 2020, causing serious energy security and environmental issues, according to Wang Fuchang, director of the Department of Equipment Industry under China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Popularizing energy-efficient automobiles aims to reduce fuel consumption quickly and considerably. People’s Daily.

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IHS teardown of Tesla Model S finds more commonality with smartphones and tablets than autos in user-facing electronics

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the infotainment and instrumentation system—have more in common with a tablet or smartphone than they do with a conventional automobile. Considering there is also an NVIDIA Tegra 3 in the Premium Media Control Unit, this is a notable array of computing horsepower in a single automobile.

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