Porsche testing blockchain applications in cars

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In collaboration with the Berlin-based start-up XAIN , Porsche is currently testing blockchain applications directly in vehicles—making Porsche the first automobile manufacturer to implement and successfully test blockchain in a car.

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Porsche to invest more than $7.4B in electromobility by 2022

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Porsche will invest more than €6 billion (US$7.4 Plans for derivatives of the Mission E are also under way: last week at the Geneva show, Porsche presented a production-ready concept study of the Mission E Cross Turismo. Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

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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. The ranking of the 17 manufacturers based on the Sustainable Value Margin. Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing (2009).

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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BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. 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. —Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG.

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Porsche SE acquires ~10% stake in real-time traffic information company INRIX; 1st step to complementing investment in VW AG

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Porsche Automobil Holding SE has acquired a stake of around 10% in INRIX, one of the leading providers of real-time traffic information. For Porsche SE, the acquisition is the first step towards creating a portfolio of investments complementing its existing shareholding in Volkswagen AG. Porsche Automobil Holding SE is a listed holding company and holds the majority of the ordinary shares in the Volkswagen Group, one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers.

2014 60

Auto Industry and Utilities Urge President Obama to Create to National Electric Fuel Task Force to Accelerate Plug-in Adoption

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Organizations representing auto manufacturers, electric utilities and the electric drive industry are calling on President Obama to establish a new National Electric Fuel Task Force to help accelerate the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles and the necessary infrastructure. AIAM is a trade association representing 15 international motor vehicle manufacturers who account for 40% of all passenger cars and light trucks sold annually in the United States.

Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors Ltd. to explore strategic alliance for joint development projects; ŠKODA to lead

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The goal of the strategic alliance is to bundle the expertise of both car manufacturers with a view to jointly developing vehicle components and possibly also vehicle concepts. Our aim with the envisaged strategic partnership with Tata Motors is to lay the foundations in the Group and the brands that will enable us to offer customer-oriented mobility solutions in the emerging, fast-growing automobile markets, as elsewhere. Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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BAIC BJEV in strategic cooperation with Dresden University of Technology for lightweighting technology

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The collaboration between us isset to deliver innovations that drive the global technological progress in the new energy automobile area and the industrialization of lightweighting technologies. TUD and Professor Hufenbach’s team, as long-term partners of automakers as BMW, VW, and Porsche, and aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce, are global leaders in the light-weighting segment. Beijing Electric Vehicle Co.,

2016 60

Automakers Support Obama Administrations Development of National Program for Reducing Carbon Emissions and Fuel Consumption

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The US auto industry, via the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, is lining up to support a new national, harmonized program to reduce carbon emissions and fuel consumption that President Obama will announce on Tuesday, 19 May. The National Program is intended to give automakers sufficient lead-time to incorporate technology as part of existing vehicle design schedules, so manufacturers would not have to incur added costs from redesigning all their models at one time.

2009 69

EUCAR Recommends European 8th Research Framework Program Make Sustainable Mobility a Priority

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Ecological and efficient manufacturing. EUCAR was established on 27 May 1994, evolving from the previous Joint Research Committee (JRC) of the European motor vehicle manufacturers. The European automobile manufacturers are the largest private investors in R&D in Europe with over €26 billion investments per annum, or 5% of turnover. EUCAR is closely connected to ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association.

2010 60

Volkswagen Group to invest €51.6B over next five years; seeking to make itself future-proof

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The Volkswagen Group is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. The Group is trying to complete a complex merger with Porsche. Tags: Engines Hybrids Market Background Motors Vehicle Manufacturers The Volkswagen Group will invest around €51.6 billion (US$76.5 billion) in its Automotive Division in the coming five years. This total amount includes additions to capitalized development costs of €10.3 billion (US$14.1

2010 60

European automakers define recommendations to standardize charging of plug-in vehicles; 2017 for harmonized application

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The European automobile manufacturers, though ACEA, the automobile manufacturers’ trade association, have defined a comprehensive set of recommendations to standardize the charging of electrically-chargeable vehicles. As soon as approved by the relevant standardisation bodies, vehicle manufacturers will start integrating the uniform application in their production cycles.

Volkswagen Group to invest more than €62 billion up to 2016; largest-yet investment package for new models, advanced technologies and production facilities

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The Volkswagen Group is investing a record amount in forward-looking projects to achieve its goal of becoming the world’s best automobile manufacturer in economic and ecological terms. The plans are based on the Volkswagen Group’s current structures and hence already take into account the consolidation of Porsche Holding Salzburg. Sustainability Vehicle ManufacturersThe Volkswagen Group will invest around €62.4 billion (US$85.4

2011 60

NHTSA Sets MY 2011 CAFE Standards; Estimates Industry-Wide 27.3 mpg

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Each vehicle manufacturer’s required level of CAFE is based on target levels of average fuel economy set for vehicles of different sizes (as defined by footprint) and on the distribution of that manufacturer’s vehicles among those sizes. The target for each footprint is the same for all manufacturers, regardless of differences in their overall fleet mix. In addition, per EISA, each manufacturer’s domestic passenger fleet is required in MY 2011 to achieve 27.5

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EUCAR calls for targeted support for automotive initiatives in €80B Horizon 2020 program; targeting €5B budget

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ICT is also an essential tool for other areas of automotive R&I, including manufacturing, processes and simulation, with each of these applications representing an important initiative in its own right. An initiative in advanced materials and manufacturing applications in the automotive sector for the development of efficiency and safety technologies and for supporting the competitiveness of the industry and the affordability of products for consumers.

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European Auto Manufacturers Agree on First Phase of Specifications to Connect Plug-ins to the Grid

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The European automobile manufacturers have agreed to a first phase of joint specifications to connect electrically chargeable vehicles to the electricity grid in a safe and user-friendly way. Manufactures will provide at least one cable with Type 2 plug (Mode 3) or standard domestic plug (Mode 2) to connect to infrastructure. Ivan Hodac, Secretary-General of ACEA, the automobile industry’s trade association in Brussels.

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Japanese carmakers still ‘most sustainable’

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A focus on tailpipe CO2 emissions has distracted away from the impact of car production, suggests Professor Frank Figge who co-authored the ‘Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing’ study. Disappointingly, the report also found that leading manufacturers including Porsche, KIA and some Chinese manufacturers are still not producing sufficient sustainability performance data. There is a mixed picture among European manufacturers.