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Mercedes-Benz unveils plug-in hybrid Concept IAA: Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile; Industry 4.0

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Mercedes-Benz unveiled the “Concept IAA” (Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile) at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Mercedes-Benz said that the “Concept IAA” exemplifies the fundamental technological changes which are taking place in the automobile industry. The primary driving force behind this process of change is digitization—referred to in a business context as “Industry 4.0”.

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Japanese automobile industry establishes joint Research Association of Automotive Internal Combustion Engines (AICE)

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Eight Japanese automakers and one automobile research institute—Suzuki Motor; Daihatsu Motor; Toyota Motor; Nissan Motor; Fuji Heavy Industries; Honda R&D; Mazda Moto; Mitsubishi Motors; and Japan Automobile Research Institute (JARI)—have jointly established the Research Association of Automotive Internal Combustion Engines ( AICE ). million, including a subsidy granted from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for the fiscal year started 1 April 2014.

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Bajaj Dynamo name trademark filed in India

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Indian automobile industry heavyweight Bajaj Auto has trademarked yet another nameplate, Read more. The Dynamo nameplate joins a long list of trademarked names by Bajaj that haven’t seen the light of day.

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Volkswagen furthers commitment to China

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With the Chinese automobile market continuing to expand at a rapid rate Volkswagen has decided to expand its investment programme for the country by a further €1.6billion. Tags: Green cars Latest news Volkswagen China automobile industry FAW-Volkswagen Shanghai Volkswagen Volkswagen Golf GTI VW VW China The German manufacturer had already decided to invest €4.4billion in the country as it attempts to reinforce its position as one of the leaders in this key sales market. [.].

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Asahi Kasei collaborates on development of recycling technology for carbon fiber from autos

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Carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) are highly attractive for various industries in demanding application fields due to their unique balance of rigidity, mechanical strength and light weight.

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LG and Magna to develop next generation autonomous driving-infotainment solution proof of concept

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LG Vehicle component Solutions (VS) Company, a supplier of In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems in the automobile industry, has been proactively exploring its portfolio of future products and technologies. LG Electronics (LG) announced a technical collaboration with Magna to develop a proo of concept for an automated driving-infotainment solution, aimed at providing differentiated customer experiences and enabling readiness for the future of mobility.

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Most Awaited Electric Cars To Come On Auto Expo 2023

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This time it’s expected that 80% of the automobiles will be electric fleets only. Auto Expo 2023 is on the verge of starting and both manufacturers & Auto enthusiasts are excited to be part of this confluence.

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Delaware adopting California’s ZEV regulations

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In states already in the program, the automobile industry has successfully met the required percentage. Delaware will join 13 other states in adopting California’s Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) regulations. Implementation of the ZEV regulations would not take place until model year 2027 (2026) to provide manufacturers time to adjust their inventories and prepare dealerships.

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Why Tesla Model 3 should use standard model-year changes: opinion

Green Car Reports

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors has always followed a different path than the rest of the automobile industry. Among the ways it has violated industry convention is ignoring annual model changes and simply updating its cars whenever changes were ready for production. This has occasionally made for some very frustrated high-end customers already. Tesla Motors software update

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Air Liquide’s technology chosen for Daxing hydrogen station in Beijing, the world’s largest by refueling capacity

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China is scaling up several fuel cell vehicle projects in 5 priority provinces and 10 major cities, actively developing a low-carbon sustainable automobile industry. Air Liquide Houpu Hydrogen Equipment Co.,

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Is China making U.S. irrelevant to the future of automobiles?

Green Car Reports

The first automobile was invented in Germany in 1885 by Karl Benz, but it was the U.S. that led the building of the global 20th-century automobile industry. Through the turn of the current century, the U.S. new-vehicle market was the world's largest, and General Motors was for decades the world's largest car company. Neither of those is still the. China government plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) regulation new energy vehicles

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CATL-SC officially launches operation of phase 1 of $4.7B Yibin traction battery production project

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The first phase of the traction battery production project of Sichuan Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL-SC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CATL, is now in operation.

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Balqon to build electric buses in China with SAIG

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California-based Balqon Corporation, a developer of heavy-duty electric vehicles, drive systems and lithium battery storage devices ( earlier post ), has entered into a Joint Development Agreement with China-based Sichuan Automobile Industry Co., Sichuan Automobile Industry Co.

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NHTSA to propose new fuel economy standards soon; 8% increase per year for MY 2024-2026

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NHTSA’s proposal comes as the automobile industry is retooling future models in response to market demand for cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles. More robust fuel economy standards will encourage the industry to continue improving the fuel economy of cars powered by internal combustion engines as the transportation sector transitions to electrification, NHTSA said.

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Polestar reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by 6% per car in 2021

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Further promoting transparency on carbon footprint and risk materials, in 2021, Polestar introduced an industry-unique product sustainability declaration, clearly displaying sustainability information for Polestar 2 in all retail environments. Polestar’s sustainability report was prepared in accordance with GRI Standards, SASB’s sector guidelines for the automobile industry, and the European Union’s Non-Financial Reporting Directive.

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Oil companies “break the circle”! Total Energy to build tens of thousands of charging piles in China

Setec Powerr

When “replacing oil with electricity” has become a trend, the transportation industry has maintained the era of fuel oil for hundreds of years, but it is also undergoing subversive changes. In 2021, one out of every ten cars sold in China will be a new energy vehicle.

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CATL signs strategic cooperation framework agreement with Chengdu City; battery swap operation

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Based on the mode of battery-vehicle separation, CAES’s modular battery swap solution will solve the three major problems of facing the electric vehicle industry, namely, the range anxiety, the inconvenience of refueling and the high total cost of ownership. In addition, CATL will gather relevant industrial resources to actively promote the transformation and upgrading of Chengdu's automobile industry. Contemporary Amperex Technology Co.,

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Is Fisker The Most Tragic VC-Backed Debacle In Recent History?

Green Car Reports

In January 2005, legendary car designer Henrik Fisker founded a company to bring innovative new thinking to the automobile industry. Between that date and today, Fisker Automotive would create perhaps the most beautiful car ever made, raise almost $1.4 billion dollars from investors as diverse as Leonardo di Caprio and Kleiner Perkins, obtain a

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Toshiba launches 20Ah-HP SCiB rechargeable Li-ion battery; high energy and high power

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Toshiba expects to see the new cell deployed in automobiles, industrial equipment, and storage battery systems.

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Motor vehicle taxation brings in €440.4B for governments in major European markets

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New data shows that motor vehicles generate more than €440 billion in taxation per year for national governments in the major EU markets plus the UK, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) reports.

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Volkswagen to build 12,000 charging points in its parking lots in Germany; 10% of its parking spaces

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Although Winterkorn reportedly said that it is not the business model of the automobile industry to build charging stations, VW wants to set an example, as e-mobility in Germany has not really budged. Therefore, in my view, much is to be said for a large investment partnership of government and industry for the best possible public charging infrastructure in Germany ,” dpa quoted Winterkorn as saying.

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Sony and Honda sign MOU to create JV to develop and sell EVs and mobility services; first model on sale in 2025

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Through this alliance with Honda, which has accumulated extensive global experience and achievements in the automobile industry over many years and continues to make revolutionary advancements in this field, we intend to build on our vision to ‘make the mobility space an emotional one,’ and contribute to the evolution of mobility centered around safety, entertainment and adaptability.

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Toshiba’s new simulation technology for model-based development shortens verification times for automotive semiconductors by about 90%

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In the automobile industry, MBD contributes to development advances by simultaneously progressing design and verification prior to making prototypes.

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BMW to begin testing BMW M Hybrid V8 with P66/3 engine

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Time constraints and the need to consider sustainability aspects that are playing an ever more critical role in motor racing, as well as the automobile industry in general, meant that returning to the drawing board to design a completely new engine and building it at great cost was not an option.

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SoftBank to invest $2.25B in GM Cruise; GM to add $1.1B; driving large-scale AV deployment

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We are very impressed by the advances made by the Cruise and GM teams, and are thrilled to help them lead a historic transformation of the automobile industry. SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in GM Cruise Holdings LLC (GM Cruise), further strengthening the company’s plans to commercialize autonomous vehicle (AV) technology at large scale. GM will also invest $1.1 billion in GM Cruise upon closing of the transaction. The investments value GM Cruise at $11.5 billion.

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12th Five-Year Plan for Chinas auto industry to make new-energy vehicles priority

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The 12 th Five-year Plan for China’s auto industry reportedly will make developing new-energy vehicles the top priority. China is targeting annual new-energy automobile sales of 1 million units by 2015, according to the China Association for Automobile Manufacturers. The first draft of the 12 th Five-year Plan for China's automobile industry has already been formulated and the formal plan is scheduled to be released at the end of 2010.

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Olympian Motors company is making Electric car.

Electric Vehicles India

and we all know classic models cars ruled the Automobile industry in old days.

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Genesis premieres first EV model: Electrified G80

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Genesis officially introduced its first EV model, the Electrified G80, to the global market at the 2021 Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2021).

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ASDC partners ISIE India & MG Motor for EV skill development and research

Electric Vehicles India

Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) partnered with ISIE India (Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers) and MG Motor India to address the issues regarding electric vehicles and developing skilled manpower for the automobile industry.

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Tesla Model Y has the best resale value out of all BEVs in China

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The Tesla Model Y has the best resale value out of any other battery electric vehicle in China according to data from the China Automobile Dealers Association.

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OnStar expanding to Brazil in Chevy Cruze

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OnStar, with more than 7 million customers in North America and China and 19 years of experience, is the leading global provider of connected safety and security solutions, value-added mobility services and advanced information technology in the automobile industry. GM OnStar will launch its Emergency, Security, Navigation, Diagnostics and Connectivity services in Brazil on the Chevrolet Cruze later this year.

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Can your electric car be charged during the holiday travel rush that just passed?

Setec Powerr

At present, the domestic charging infrastructure industry has achieved certain results, and the “mileage anxiety” of new energy vehicle travel has also been somewhat alleviated. The charging pile industry is developing and expanding rapidly, and the market prospect is broad.

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Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors and LG Chem launch global competition to invest in EV and battery start-ups

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With the automobile industry’s increased focus on development of more eco-friendly vehicles, specifically EVs, the demand for high-performance, high-efficiency batteries is greater than ever before. Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, and LG Chem are jointly sponsoring the “EV & Battery Challenge” (EVBC), a global competition to identify up to 10 EV and battery start-ups for potential investment and collaboration.

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Johnson Controls begins production of batteries for Start-Stop vehicles in China

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In addition, the company debuted its 12V Lithium-ion battery for Advanced Start-Stop vehicles at the 16 th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition going on this week. Johnson Controls is expanding its manufacturing operations in China by beginning production of advanced lead-acid batteries for Start-Stop vehicles to help automakers meet increasingly strict fuel economy and emission regulations.

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A brief discussion of the history of EV charging technology

Setec Powerr

Due to the development of the automobile industry in the 1920s and the improved quality and quantity of roads, electric cars with limited driving range were not more suitable for long-distance driving.

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CATL starts construction of Li-ion factory in Germany; 14 GWh by 2022

Green Car Congress

CATL has developed partnerships with a number of European companies in the automobile industry including BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler, Volvo, and Bosch. Germany is home to a strong automotive industry and several of CATL’s key customers. We believe that the combination of Germany’s industrial tradition and CATL’s tradition of innovative battery technology will greatly accelerate the electrification of the automotive industry in Europe.

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Gallup Poll Finds Surge in Positive Ratings of Auto Industry in US; Still Less Favorable Than in 2000-2005

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Americans' opinions of the automobile industry have posted a 15-point positive increase after reaching an all-time low last year, and now tilt more positive than negative for the first time in three years, according to a new Gallup poll. The 15-point increase in the percentage rating the auto industry positively ties the largest one-year improvement in Gallup's 10-year history of measuring public opinion on major US business industries.

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Two largest US automotive trade associations merge: Alliance for Automotive Innovation

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Global Automakers and The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers—the two largest automotive industry trade associations in the US—merged to form a new association leveraging the expansive history of both organizations while creating a single, unified industry voice. The organization will be the acknowledged automotive industry resource and will focus its advocacy work on creating a safe and transformative path for the industry’s growth.

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Mazda continues supporting algae biofuels research

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Mazda continues to be involved in joint research projects and studies as part of an ongoing industry-academia-government collaboration to promote the wide-spread adoption of biofuels from microalgae growth.

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Protean Electric introduces production in-wheel motor at SAE World Congress; 25% increase in peak torque

Green Car Congress

Protean has developed multiple demonstration vehicles, including a Vauxhall Vivaro cargo van, Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group (GAC) Trumpchi sedan, a Ford F150 pick-up truck, and BRABUS full electric and hybrid vehicles, based on the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Protean Electric introduced its production in-wheel motor at the 2013 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit. Earlier post.). The motors reside in the space behind the wheel.

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Volkswagen Group and FAW to build 2 new vehicle plants in China; “Our most important market”

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Volkswagen has been active on the Chinese market for 30 years and is one of the Western pioneers of the automobile industry in the country. The Volkswagen Group, together with its partner FAW, will build two new vehicle plants in Qingdao and Tianjin, with an estimated investment of €2 billion (US$2.7 billion). China has become our largest and most important market.

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goEgoNetwork raises $2 million in seed funding for EV charging infrastructure 

Electric Vehicles India

Bagla said, “EVs are not just about disrupting the internal combustion engine automobile industry but are part of the larger disruption in energy and transportation, which are witnessing a considerable shift towards green technology solutions.”.

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Renault and Brilliance sign strategic cooperation agreement with Liaoning province, China; 3 new electric LCVs in 2 years

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Liaoning Province is one of China’s new automobile industrial hubs with more than 120 auto & auto-parts manufacturers and is the largest provincial economy of Northeast China. Groupe Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Limited (Brilliance), who earlier this year formed Renault-Brilliance-Jinbei Automotive Co., Ltd.,

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