Ford developing a strategy to address urban personal mobility globally; a mobility company, not just an auto company

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Ford Motor Company is mapping out a strategy to address the requirements for personal mobility in the context of the megatrend of increasing global urbanization, both in mature economies as well as in emerging markets. If Ford thinks of itself as a mobility company, rather than just an auto company, said Ford Chairman Bill Ford at the recent, second annual “Go Further with Ford” trend conference, “ that really opens up possibilities.”. Rough map of Ford’s Blueprint for Mobility.

BYD Auto To Begin Sales of F3DM Plug-in to Individuals

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BYD Auto says it will place its F3DM dual-mode plug-in electric vehicle ( earlier post ) on sale to individual buyers on 29 March, with the first sales location to be Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. BYD dare not to open sales to the personal buyers without the subsidies from government.As People’s Daily.

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AlixPartners study finds post-crisis auto industry facing new set of challenges; sales projected below historical levels for foreseeable future

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In sync with its past annual auto studies, AlixPartners continues to predict that US auto sales will climb more slowly, and to a lower peak, than many others are predicting. Specifically, the firm estimates US auto sales will reach just 12.7 AlixPartners also estimates that on-going unemployment and underemployment could cost the auto industry up to 1.5 House appreciation historically has been used to finance the purchase of a new vehicle about 20% of the time.

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Help shape the future of EV growth today

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Join an Electric Auto Association committee to impact the speed of EV adoption. By: April Bolduc, Electric Auto Association President The signs are clear, the interest in electric vehicles (EVs) has significantly picked up speed across the globe.

A Brief Look at Today's Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles and the Companies That Are Revolutionizing an Old Industry - Yahoo! Finance

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News & Opinion Markets Investing Ideas Expert Advice Special Editions Company Finances Providers Personal Finance Banking & Budgeting Career & Work College & Education Family & Home Insurance Loans Real Estate Retirement Taxes My Portfolios New Portfolio MarketTracker Tech Ticker (new) Search for share prices Get Quotes Finance Search Tue, Apr 21, 2009, 10:17AM ET - U.S. www.geinterestplus.com Finance Discover free information about finance.

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Electric Car Buyer’s Guide: 7 Steps to Find The Best EV for Your Life

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Narrow your electric car search Make a charging plan Know your range Maximize EV incentives Test drive Consider leasing vs. financing Get safe pickup or delivery. On EV Life, you can see personalized recommendations for any car you’re considering. Consider leasing vs. financing.

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InDEED, a success

Electric Auto Association

Electric Auto Association (EAA) chapters across the country participated in Drive Electric Earth Day (DEED ) throughout the month of April, and participation exceeded expectations seemingly everywhere. “We’re Drive Electric Earth Day sets new records in attendance.

Yes, Automakers Stand To Benefit From Installing Public EV Charging Stations

EV Connect

If auto manufacturers expect demand for their new EV models to grow, they can’t simply follow the Tesla model of creating their own private, insulated charging networks. Whether you’re an auto manufacturer or a business owner looking for the right EV charging partner, EV Connect can help.

Top 5 Electric Vehicle Start-Ups in India

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman pushed for the Indian Electric Vehicles Mission in the country’s Union Budget 2019-20. The finance minister announced a tax break for people who purchase electric vehicles in an attempt to increase their popularity.

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Proposed Federal EV Tax Credit Reform: Will It Move the Sales Needle?

EV Adoption

I’m personally not a fan of the Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicles (IRC 30D) – commonly referred to as the “Federal EV tax credit” – as I believe it has been an abysmal failure.

China’s EV Subsidy

Revenge of the Electric Car

From the article: “Buyers of electric vehicles will receive up to 60,000 yuan ($8,800), and buyers of certain gasoline-electric hybrids as much as 50,000 yuan, under the two-year program set to start this year in five cities—Shanghai, Hangzhou, Changchun, Shenzhen and Hefei—the ministry of finance said Tuesday… Already, the move provoked resentful comments from some ordinary Chinese who question why the government is using public funds to subsidize car purchases for wealthy buyers.

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Ford forms new Smart Mobility subsidiary to develop and to invest in mobility services

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Ford Smart Mobility LLC is part of Ford’s expanded business model to be both an auto and a mobility company. The company is continuing to focus on and investing in its core business—designing, manufacturing, marketing, financing and servicing cars, SUVs, trucks and electrified vehicles. Ford Motor Company has created a new subsidiary—Ford Smart Mobility LLC—to design, build, grow and invest in emerging mobility services.

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A Conversation

Revenge of the Electric Car

Below is an interview with Director Chris Paine and Journalist Robert Steadman with UK-based Blue and Green Tomorrow : ROB: Was it difficult to gain behind the scenes access to the auto industry after the first film? One of my producers, Jessie Deeter, directs for the PBS show Frontline , and we used her guidelines about keeping our integrity about junkets and careful dealings with our subjects and the film was entirely independently financed.

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

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BMW CEO Officer Oliver Zipse is set to announce the plan alongside its annual report on March 17, the person said. Finance. Another crazy week in the world of EVs, with lots of announcements on the automaker and battery front.

GM, Segway to Make Vehicle - WSJ.com

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Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions As a registered user of The Wall Street Journal Online, you will be able to: Setup and manage your portfolio Personalize your own news page Receive and manage newsletters Log In Log In User Name Password Log in Remember me Forgot your password? Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility) prototype is shown in Brooklyn April 4. GM has slashed product-development programs, advertising and spending on auto-show events.

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Honda May Develop Plug-In as Obama Alters U.S. Policy (Update2) - Bloomberg.com

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policy shifts to favor battery-powered autos. Honda, the world’s largest engine maker, set a goal ofleading the industry in hydrogen fuel cell autos. are also developingfuel-cell cars, those companies, as well as Honda, don’t expecthydrogen to be competitive with gasoline autos until about 2020.

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A 100 m.p.g. truck? A Bright IDEA | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press

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Three years ago, the magazine Popular Mechanics even wrote an article prodding the auto industry for not building the 100 m.p.g. vehicles splattered all over YouTube videos  most of which are retrofitted Toyota Prius cars  this baby is actually what we in the auto industry like to call a light truck, a category that includes big pickups, vans and SUVs. John Waters, the CEO of Bright Automotive, is a veteran of Detroits auto industry, just like most of the Bright team.

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GM's New Plan: Fewer Jobs, More Chevy Volt - Environmental Capital - WSJ

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VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart

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Skip to Content Listen to the Joystiq Podcast (because your ears cant read) Autoblog AOL Autos Green Daily Gadling Engadget AutoblogGreen Autoblog Green Web Images Video News Local More → x Jobs Mapquest Movies Music Personals Shopping Travel Yellow Pages Send us a tip Contact us Advertise Corrections/Problems? Looking for a better auto insurance rate? Automotive.coms auto loan locator can help you get a lower new car finance rate.

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2010 Aptera 2e First Drive and Video on Inside Line

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An Electric Fan Turns out, though, she isnt a cop but instead a personal fitness trainer. The company so far has been operating on just $30 million in start-up financing. That's about all I am concerned with personally. Home | News | Columns | Road Tests Future Vehicles | Feature Articles | Auto Shows Photos & Video | Forums | Browse All Models Directory | Help | Contact Us | About Edmunds is hiring!

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Skip to Content Budget travel destinations for 2009 Autoblog AOL Autos Green Daily Gadling Engadget AutoblogGreen Autoblog Green Web Images Video News Local More → x Jobs Mapquest Movies Music Personals Shopping Travel Yellow Pages Send us a tip Contact us Advertise Corrections/Problems? ENVI-powered electric vehicles inspire a personal mobility revolution, creating a new generation of responsible, no-compromise Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep® vehicles.

Nissan plans to start selling electric car in Seattle next year

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PT Nissan plans to start selling electric car in Seattle next year By AUBREY COHEN SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF Seattle will be one of the first cities where Nissan sells a new electric car, and the city will help make the vehicles viable here, officials from the city and auto maker said Tuesday. Skip ads and navigation MomSeattle · Pets · MySeattlePix · Your account seattlepi.com Web Search by YAHOO!

Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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News | Markets | Technology | Personal Finance | Small Business | CNN.com RSS Newsletters Video Home Fortune 500 Technology Investing Management Rankings Warren Buffett takes charge Warren Buffett hasnt just seen the car of the future, hes sitting in the drivers seat. The car came straight to Omaha from the Detroit auto show. BYDs breakthrough all-electric E6, photographed at this years Detroit auto show.

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Andy Grove: The U.S. must create an electric car industry - Apr. 17, 2009

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News | Markets | Technology | Personal Finance | Small Business | CNN.com RSS Newsletters Video Home Fortune 500 Technology Investing Management Rankings Andy Grove on battery power To wean itself from imported oil, the U.S. In a similar vein, batteries will be a competitive advantage for the auto-makers of the future. auto manufacturers.

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Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

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And personally I like better simple solutions. Skip to Content Massively explains Warhammer Online to the dedicated WoW player AOL Tech Europe ↓ Polska Deutschland Asia ↓ ???? ???? ??? ???? Español HD Mobile Engadget Engadget Engadget Web Images Video News Local RSS Feed Contact us Tip us on news!

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Chrysler's first electric car to be two-seat sports car - Apr. 15, 2009

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That would be the Dodge Circuit, a car that Chrysler unveiled at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show in January and which is now prominently displayed at the New York Auto Show. More How healthy are your finances?

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Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Skip to Content Massively explains Warhammer Online to the dedicated WoW player Autoblog AOL Autos Green Daily Gadling Engadget AutoblogGreen Autoblog Green Web Images Video News Local More → x Jobs Mapquest Movies Music Personals Shopping Travel Yellow Pages Send us a tip Contact us Advertise Corrections/Problems? The three leading new options to re-supply our autos with energy are charging at home, battery swap stations and fast charge stations.

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Plug In America - Links and Resources

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About Electric Cars & Plug-In Hybrids California Cars Initiative , promoting 100 MPG cars Electric Auto Association Advanced Hybrid Vehicle Development Consortium Neighborhood electric vehicle user group Plug In America's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Plug In Partners , demonstrating demand for Plug-In Hybrids Set America Free , promoting steps to energy independence Allies of Plug In America California Cars Initiative Co-op America U.S. Learn About Plug-ins What Are Plug-ins?

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Lotus and Harmon partner up to add sound to hybrids

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Skip to Content Great gifts for geeks, hand-picked by Download Squad Autoblog AOL Autos Green Daily Gadling Engadget AutoblogGreen Autoblog Green Web Images Video News Local More → x Jobs Mapquest Movies Music Personals Shopping Travel Yellow Pages Send us a tip Contact us Advertise Corrections/Problems? Looking for a better auto insurance rate? Automotive.coms auto loan locator can help you get a lower new car finance rate.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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People-Oriented Development Current Status of REDD Financing the Fifth Fuel Peak Phosphorus - Commence Urine Recyling on Space. Recent announcements demonstrate that electric utilities and some auto makers want to make V2G a reality. Posted byJohn Addison Labels: autos , Batteries , clean fleet , cleantech , electric utilities , electric vehicles , energy , EV , green tech , Plug-in , zev 5 Comments: Martin Bromley said.

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