Mitsubishi Motors and the Thai Government to start joint study for fleet testing of i-MiEV; MMC adding third plant in Thailand for global small car production

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Meanwhile, the Thai government will move forward with its Electric Vehicle Project, creating an integrated organization with related ministries and government agencies under the direction of the Ministry of Industry (MOI). Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and the government of Thailand agreed to start joint study for fleet testing of electric vehicles (EV).

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NRC report finds Federal analysis to set LD CAFE and GHG standards generally of high quality; some technologies and issues should be re-examined

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In addition, deploying turbocharged, downsized engines—which are expected to replace many current engines—may cost more and produce less fuel savings than the agencies’ analysis indicates. The Agencies should continue to conduct and review empirical evidence for the cost reductions that occur in the automobile industry with volume, especially for large volume technologies that will be relied on to meet the CAFE/GHG standards.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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BYD BYD Automobile Company, Shenzhen, China (partially owned by Warren Buffets Mid-America Holdings) Plan F6DM $22,000 PHEV with 60-mile range for sale, starting in China in 2009, in the US around 2011 Chrysler ENVI division developing Town & Country minivan, 200C EV concept and Jeep Patriot and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited SUVs, EREVs (series hybrids) with 40-mile range One PHEV planned for sale in US by end of 2010, others by 2013. By partnering with these two industries.

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