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

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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”. Earlier post.).

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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 ).

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BYD introduces fifth brand to focus on professional and personalized new energy vehicles

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Many people think that the global e-mobility transition is a revolution in the automobile industry, where vehicles powered by fossil fuels get replaced by electric cars. However, from BYD, we believe this is only a minor part of the whole transition, and a greater realm is unfolding.

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Rheinmetall wins three-digit million-euro order to supply structural parts for premium automaker EV

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Rheinmetall has won a automobile industry order for structural parts worth a figure in the low three-digit million euro range. Cast in a complex process, the parts will be used in a fully electric vehicle made by a well-known premium automaker.

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Legacy automakers fall behind on EVs and urge to slash clean air laws rather than try to catch up

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In a disappointing move that could result in billions of euros in health and environmental costs, the European Union today caved to pressure from the automobile industry to rethink its landmark rules setting strict limits for toxic emissions from cars and trucks.

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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. This concept will focus on creating executable IVI-ADAS solutions to better meet carmakers’ vehicle programs.

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MINI Cooper SE Convertible to celebrate its world premiere at Auto Shanghai 2023

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MINI will present its wide product range at the 20th International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai. The all-electric MINI Cooper SE Convertible will have its world premiere, while with the MINI Concept Aceman, MINI is providing a first glimpse of a new vehicle concept: fully electric drive featuring a completely new design.

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