Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers comments on proposed MY2017-2025 LDV CAFE/GHG regulations

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The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers has filed comments in response to the Notice of Intent (NOI) and Technical Assessment Report (TAR) for MY2017-2025 light-duty vehicle fuel economy/greenhouse gas regulations released last month by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ( earlier post ).

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

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Sustainable Value Margin—the ratio of Sustainable Value to sales—for each of the evaluated manufacturers. A survey of the sustainability performance of 17 of the world’s leading automakers has found a mixed pattern when it comes to the sustainability performance of most of the car manufacturers. The ranking of the 17 manufacturers based on the Sustainable Value Margin. Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing (2009).

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1.65 lakhs electric vehicles supported under the FAME II scheme 

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across 9 Expressways and 16 Highways under FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles in India) Scheme Phase II. lakhs electric vehicles supported under the FAME II scheme . Press Release: Ministry of Heavy Industries supports 1.65

Obama urged to create Electric Fuel Task Force

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The calls are being made by organisations representing car manufacturers, electric utility companies and the electric drive industry, including: the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM); the Association of International [.]. President Barack Obama is being urged to create a National Electric Fuel Task Force to help accelerate the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles and their infrastructure.

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New data: European automakers winning emissions battle

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According to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) Pocket Guide, European manufacturers have made significant advancements towards reducing the environmental impact of vehicle production [.]. Green cars Latest news ACEA environmental impact European Automobile Manufacturers Association green cars

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European organisations settle on electric car plug system

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The Union of the Electricity Industry (EURELECTRIC), the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) and the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) have agreed on the Type 2/Type 2 Combo inlet/connector for electric vehicles, [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric car chargers electric cars European Automobile Manufacturers Association green cars

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Rheinmetall develops glass fiber suspension spring

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Further development work with other leading automobile manufacturers is already underway. Rheinmetall has developed a new glass fiber suspension spring.

European car market slumps in 2011

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Though the automobile market may have come a long way since the dark days of 2007-2008, it seems that it has yet to fully rebound. According to figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, in the first 11months of the year, a total of 12,157,119 new registrations were recorded in the EU – that’s down [.]. Cars Green cars Latest news car sales Europe European Automobile Manufacturers Association European car sales

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Small cars lead production slump in Japan

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Data from the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association has reported that automobile production in Japan dropped by 6.7 Cars Latest news Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association Japan automobile production Japan car production Japan mini cars Japan small carsper cent year on year in November to 802,009 units. According to the statistics, passenger car production suffered a steep drop of 8.2 per cent to 689,808 units led by a 30.3

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New car registrations slump across Europe

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Cars Latest news car registrations Europe European Automobile Manufacturers Association new car salesFebruary was not a good month for the car industry in Europe – as new car registrations slumped across the board. In total, there were 888,878 new car registrations across the European Union during the month – down 9.7 per cent compared to the same period in the previous year. Indeed according to the European [.].

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Minnesota becomes latest state to adopt California clean car standards

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The low-emission vehicle (LEV) standard requires vehicle manufacturers to deliver passenger cars, trucks, and SUVs that produce lower greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants for sale in Minnesota.

New car sales surge continues in China

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Figures released by the Automobile Association, the Ministry of Information Industry and cited by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers showed that production in the country also rose by 57.7 [.]. Tags: Latest news Automobile Association China China Association of Automobile Manufacturers China car sales Ministry of Information Industry new car sales The automotive boom in China shows no signs of losing momentum as sales leapt by 55.8

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News in brief: Green car goals need Government support

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That’s the verdict of Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association chairman Satoshi Aoki on the goal of increasing sales to 20-50 per cent of the overall domestic total by 2020. Tags: Green cars Honda Latest news green car goals Honda Motor Company hybrid car goals Hybrid cars JAMA japan Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association Government support and incentives will be needed if Japan is to meet its targets in boosting the sales of hybrid and other low carbon vehicles.

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European manufacturers agree to plug-in grid specifications

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The move towards charging vehicles safely from the electric grid has advanced after Europe’s automobile manufacturers agreed to a first phase of joint specifications. The agreement only covers one- and three-phrase AC charging in the short- and medium-term and reflects the needs of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. It is expected that further agreements will [.].

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Small cars increase market share in Europe

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That’s the verdict after figures were released by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) showing that the market share of smaller cars in Europe had risen from about 38.8 Tags: Cars Green cars Latest news ACEA European Automobile Manufacturers Association small car market share small cars The European automotive industry is… getting smaller.

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China wants auto industry to focus on energy saving

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China makes new energy vehicles the priority

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Passenger car registrations in Europe rise in September for the first time this year

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In September 2020, the EU passenger car market registered the first increase of the year, according to figures from the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA).

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How Japan can reach its plug-in vehicle goal

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As Japan aims to take its plug-in vehicle sales to 600,000 a year by 2020, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) has outlined the steps that will need to be taken to reach this goal. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news electric vehicles hybrid vehicles JAMA Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association Japan Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry plug-in vehicles

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Agreement reached to standardize swappable batteries for electric motorcycles

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In order to establish the convenience and effectiveness of mutual-use swappable batteries, the consortium has been cooperating since last year with the “e-Yan OSAKA” field tests conducted by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association’s Electric Motorcycle Promotion Subcommittee in collaboration with Osaka Prefecture and Osaka University, aimed at popularizing and increasing the adoption of environmentally-friendly electric motorcycles.

ACEA study finds 100-fold increase in zero-emission trucks needed in EU fleet in 10 years to meet goals

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A new study by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has found that there are currently 6.2 The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is the Brussels-based trade association of the 16 major car, van, truck and bus manufacturers in the EU.

ACEA publishes interactive map showing hydrogen truck refueling stations needed in Europe by 2025 and 2030

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The European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA) has published an interactive map showing the number of truck-specific hydrogen refueling stations required in Europe (the 27 EU member states plus the UK) by 2025 and 2030 for each country.

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It is good to be small as auto market stumbles

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In the first quarter of the year, production fell to just 3.4million vehicles according to new statistics from the Economic Report from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA). Tags: Cars Green cars Latest news European Automobiles Manufacturers Association European car production small cars

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Automakers try to wave Colorado off a California-style EV mandate

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According to a Reuters report, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a lobbying group for the auto industry, met with Colorado Governor Jared Polis last month to lobby him to adopt a voluntary EV program instead. After Colorado jumped on board California's Zero Emissions ship in January, automakers apparently weren't happy.

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Vehicle sales on the rise in China

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This means that sales topped the one million unit mark for the fifth month in a row, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. Tags: Cars Green cars Latest news ChangAn Auto Company China China Association of Automobile Manufacturers China vehicle sales Chinese car companies The automotive market may be struggling worldwide but there’s no stopping the push for motoring in China.

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EPA settles with Tesla over Clean Air Act violations at Fremont plant; $275K penalty

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EPA found Clean Air Act violations at Tesla’s automobile manufacturing plant in Fremont, Calif. Emissions Manufacturing RegulationsThe US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Tesla Motors Inc. This settlement aligns with EPA’s National Compliance Initiative (NCI), Creating Cleaner Air for Communities by Reducing Excess Emissions of Harmful Pollutants. Under the settlement, Tesla agreed to pay a $275,000 penalty.

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ACEA map: Affordability of electric cars, correlation between market uptake and GDP in the EU

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The European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA) has published an interactive map that illustrates the correlation between the market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) and GDP per capita for each of the 27 EU member states and the United Kingdom.

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Ford to manufacture Mustang Mach-E in China; localized production of GT as well

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Ford announced that Mustang Mach-E, its first global pioneering SUV built on an all-new, all-electric platform, will be manufactured in China by Changan Ford for local customers. Ford is the first automobile manufacturer in China to offer cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology in mass production vehicles and will deploy C-V2X in Mach-E to help drivers in China anticipate potential driving hazards and improve traffic safety and efficiency.

In Europe, industry and environmentalists call for binding targets for infrastructure for zero-emission trucks

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The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) and Transport & Environment (T&E) made this call to the European Commission in a joint letter. The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is the Brussels-based trade association of the 15 major car, van, truck and bus manufacturers in the EU.

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VW ID 3 Deposits; Porsche diesel fines; best deals; Colorado EV pushback: Today's Car News

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The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers headed to Colorado to head off the state's effort to mandate electric vehicle sales there. Volkswagen gathered 10,000 deposits for its new ID 3 electric car. Germany fined Porsche $600 million over diesel-emissions cheating. And we rounded up all the best deals on electric, plug-in, and hybrid cars this. deals Volkswagen diesel scandal Volkswagen ID ZEV Mandate

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New government in Italy plans 1 million electric cars by 2022, could cost $10B

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Last year, data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association. Italy has been an electric-car backwater in Europe, but a new populist government has dramatic plans to change that. According to a Bloomberg report, the new Five Star government elected in March is calling for incentives to put 1 million electric cars on Italy's roads by 2022. Europe Italy

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Are car buying attitudes changing?

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The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) conducted a survey that focused on the “entry generation&# of vehicle buyers and reports that fewer young people today have strong feelings about car ownership. Tags: Green cars Green credentials Latest news car buying attitudes JAMA Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association

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Yanmar developing hydrogen fuel cell system for maritime applications

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announced the development of a hydrogen fuel cell system for maritime applications based on fuel cell technology for automobiles, as part of efforts to offer environment-friendly powertrain solutions. Yanmar Holdings Co., and its subsidiary Yanmar Power Technology Co.,

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CATL and Toyota form comprehensive partnership for new energy vehicle batteries

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In recent years, as vehicle electrification has accelerated worldwide, the company has won recognition from many automobile manufacturers both in China and overseas. Batteries China Vehicle ManufacturersChina-based Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) and Toyota Motor Corporation have entered into a comprehensive partnership agreement for the stable supply and further development of New Energy Vehicle (NEV) batteries.

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BMW Group, Daimler, Ford, Audi & Porsche JV for up to 350 kW CCS ultra-fast charging network along major highways in Europe

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As automobile manufacturer, we actively shape our future, not only by developing all-electrically powered vehicles but by building up the necessary infrastructure as well. The automobile manufacturers intend to make substantial investments to create the network, underscoring each company’s belief in the future of electric mobility.

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StreetScooter to form JV with Chery for electric light utility vehicles

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StreetScooter GmbH, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post and market leader for electric light commercial vehicles (eLCV), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese automobile manufacturer Chery Holding Group (Chery) establishing a joint venture between the two companies. Chery is one of China’s leading automobile manufacturers, with a 20% market share in electric commercial vehicles sector.

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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.,

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Toyota, Nissan, and Honda jointly to support hydrogen station infrastructure development

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Specific measures to be undertaken by the three manufacturers will be determined at a later date. The three automobile manufacturers hope to both popularize FCVs and ensure that it will be easy to refuel them. The three automobile manufacturers will give careful consideration to concrete initiatives, such as underwriting a portion of the expenses involved in the operation of hydrogen stations. Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., and Honda Motor Co.,

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Tesla Giga Shanghai has resumed over 80% production

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According to the Global Times , the companies fall into the automobile manufacturing, equipment manufacturing, and biomedicine sector.

Sustainable aluminum for battery housing of Audi e-tron

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Audi is the first automobile manufacturer worldwide to receive a certificate from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative ( ASI ). With the Performance Standard certification, the ASI confirms that Audi meets the ASI requirements for industrial users of aluminum and sustainably designs and manufactures the aluminum components of the battery housing of the Audi e-tron. Aluminum is an increasingly important material in an automobile but is also very energy-intensive in production.

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Taiwanese Automaker Introduces Electric MPV

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LUXGEN, an automobile brand established by Taiwan’s Yulon Group, is a full automobile manufacturer and a dedicated integrator of automotive and smart IT technology. Taiwan-based LUXGEN has introduced a battery-electric MPV, the LUXGEN7 MPV EV+. Working with AC Propulsion (ACP), LUXGEN developed the core technologies for the LUXGEN7 MPV EV+ including the 180 kW (240 hp) and 265 N·m (196 lb-ft) torque AC induction motor. Components of the LUXGEN7 MPV EV+. Click to enlarge.

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Volvo Cars and Geely Auto to deepen collaboration; new combined powertrain company

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The company, expected to become operational this year, will provide internal combustion engines, transmissions, and next-generation dual-motor hybrid systems for use by both companies as well as other automobile manufacturers. Electric (Battery) Engines Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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ACEA: electric buses made up 4% of new bus registrations in Europe in 2019

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of total new bus registrations, according to the ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers Association). Last year, 85.0% of all new medium- and heavy-buses (over 3.5

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