Mercedes-Benz Cars and Telefónica Deutschland establish the world’s first 5G network for automobile production

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Together with telecommunications company Telefónica Deutschland and network supplier Ericsson, Mercedes-Benz Cars is putting in place the world’s first 5G mobile network for automobile production in its “Factory 56” in Sindelfingen. The 5G network is being installed by telecommunications company Telefónica Deutschland in collaboration with network supplier Ericsson. Once installation and commissioning are completed, the network will be operated by Mercedes-Benz Cars.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, IVECO and ENGIE collaborating to promote natural gas in Europe starting from Belgium

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), IVECO (a brand of CNH Industrial) and ENGIE (Global Energy Player) are broadly collaborating to promote natural gas vehicles and infrastructure in Europe. IVECO leads the European alternative fuels vehicle market, holding the largest market share for alternative fuel vehicles currently on the road with a running park of more than 16,000 vehicles, including 5,800 dedicated to public transport.

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BMW Group plants stepping up activities in balancing-power market to contribute to grid stability

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The energy control stations at BMW Group Plants Dingolfing and Landshut are stepping up their activities in the balancing-power market in Germany. Since 2008, installed wind and solar capacity in Germany tripled. Market Background Power Generation Vehicle Manufacturers

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Venti Technologies deploys two autonomous low-speed SUVs built by SAIC-GM-Wuling

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Venti Technologies has successfully deployed two autonomous SUVs built by SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile (SGMW), the joint venture formed by Chinese automakers SAIC and Wuling, along with GM, achieving another milestone in its path to commercialization.

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BMW Digital Charging Service optimizes charging and integrates electric vehicles into the energy market

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Pilot markets for the new service are Germany and the Netherlands in early 2017, subsequently more countries will follow. In selected markets, BMW i cooperates with innovative energy providers, so that customers are even able to receive cost reimbursements.

2016 119

Grand View Research: Global automotive LiDAR market to hit US$223.2M by 2024

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In a new report , Grand View Research forecasts that global automotive LiDAR market will reach US$223.2 million by 2024, driven by the surging acceptance of automobile safety and automated driving applications. Increasing acceptance for semi-autonomous and autonomous cars in the years to come is further anticipated to bolster the market growth. The market can be categorized, based on application types, into Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) & autonomous cars.

2016 82

LichtBlick begins installing home combined heat and power plants powered by VW 2.0L EcoBlue gas engine

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Energy supplier LichtBlick has installed its first home power plants for residential and commercial customers in Hamburg, Germany. Our efforts are now gathering pace and we are developing the German market. Partnership with LichtBlick is in line with our component strategy, which is to develop future-oriented business areas closely related to the automobile industry. By the end of the year, LichtBlick plans to install a total of 30 plants in the region.

2010 81

Pike forecasts $1.4B market for EV telematics by 2017

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Cumulative light-duty PEV deployments by segment, world markets: 2011-2017. There are four key players in the PEV telematics industry, the report notes: Automobile manufacturers; Hardware manufacturers that provide the telematics control unit (TCU), wireless modems, and/or head unit in the vehicle; Software developers that provide apps that drivers will use, human-machine interfaces (HMIs), and the telematics system operating system; and.

2011 88

United Natural Foods Installing Air Products Hydrogen Fueling Technology for 65 Fuel Cell Forklifts

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is installing Air Products’ hydrogen fueling technology for the material handling market at its Sarasota, Florida distribution center. By converting UNFI’s Sarasota lift truck fleet to hydrogen fuel cells, the company expects carbon emissions will be reduced by approximately 132 metric tons annually, an amount equivalent to the annual emissions of 35 automobiles. United Natural Foods, Inc.

2010 64

Delta Electronics Targeting Electric Powertrain Market; Series Hybrid Test Vehicle On the Road

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Delta has installed the system in a test vehicle, which is now undergoing road tests. Delta’s strategy in automobile electronics is based on the pure electric and petrol-electric hybrid vehicles’ propulsion systems described above.

2009 115

IHS forecasts 11% rise in China automotive semiconductor market in 2014 due to safety and navigation features

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The fast-growing semiconductor market for China’s automotive industry is set for double-digit expansion in revenue this year, propelled by an increasing desire among Chinese car buyers for added vehicle safety features and helpful infotainment applications such as car navigation, according to a new report from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). China continues to be a place of rising automobile production and shipments. Click to enlarge.

2014 71

BNEF: EV company fundings bright spot as clean energy investment slips in Q3 quarter; 3 China EV companies raise $1.9B

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There was a $1-billion initial public offering by NIO, a $585-million Series C venture capital round by Guangzhou Xiaopeng Motors and a $294-million pre-IPO round by Zhejiang Dianka Automobile. But the market looks increasingly crowded and consolidation is likely.

2018 113

ZAP, Zhejiang Jonway Partner to Target China and Export EV Markets

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US-based electric vehicle provider ZAP and China auto manufacturer Zhejiang Jonway Automobile Co. Jonway currently manufactures several thousand units per month of its A380 compact SUV in 3- and 5-door models and is expanding its product line with new model sedans and other automobiles.

2010 88

Toyota, 5 Chinese companies establish R&D JV for commercial vehicle fuel cell systems in China

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Toyota Motor and five Chinese OEMs—China FAW Corporation Limited (FAW); Dongfeng Motor Corporation (DFM); Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., GAC Group); Beijing Automotive Group Co., BAIC Group); and Beijing SinoHytec Co.,

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DOE awards $25M to improve natural gas operations

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The University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK) plans to develop, build, and validate a low-cost, field-installable, remotely-controlled natural gas compressor retrofit kit. The ventilation system at legacy and newly installed transmission, storage, gathering, and processing facilities will capture natural gas emissions and compress them into the pipeline system. The automobile industry deploys low-cost MPE sensors today to measure tailpipe emissions. The US.

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Bosch Investing 400M Annually on Powertrain Electrification; Anticipates EVs and PHEVs to Gain 3% Global Market Share by 2020

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Bosch anticipates that electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles will take almost a 3% share of the global new car market in 2020. Following the market launch of Bosch parallel full-hybrid technology ( earlier post ) in the Porsche Cayenne S and Volkswagen Touareg hybrids, the company is increasingly investing in the development of powertrain technologies for all-electric vehicles.

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Study finds that EV-specific factors rather than socio-demographic variables better predictors of EV uptake

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Of those, charging infrastructure was the best predictor of a country’s EV market share. Financial incentives by country and corresponding EV market share for 2012. National charging infrastructure by country and corresponding EV market share for 2012.

2014 130

Fujitsu develops technology to enable high-speed deep learning

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Because there is an upper limit to the number of GPUs that can be installed in one computer, in order to use multiple GPUs, multiple computers have to be interconnected through a high-speed network, enabling them to share data while doing learning processing. Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

2016 95

Wuling Motors’ subsidiary and TELD to explore partnership in new energy electric vehicle business

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Synchronizing the development and adopting mutual prioritizing promotion programsfor the sale and marketing of various models of Wuling new energy vehicles and TELD charging services in Guangxi, the PRC. Setting up a production plant in Liuzhou for the manufacture of components for charging equipment installed in electrical vehicles, when opportunity arises. China Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Market BackgroundLiuzhou Wuling Motors Industrial Company Ltd.,

2017 60

National Academies issues interim report on overcoming barriers to PEV deployment

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Given recognized technical, social, and economic barriers to widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles (plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles), Congress had asked the Department of Energy (DOE) to commission a study by the National Academies to address market barriers that are slowing the purchase of electric vehicles and hindering the deployment of supporting infrastructure. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Market Background Plug-ins Policy

2013 102

Daimler/Renault-Nissan collaboration expanding

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While our initial collaboration focused strongly on European projects, we are now focusing on synergies in all key markets. Production machinery is now being installed and the start of production is planned for mid-2014. Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

2013 93

Here Come the PHEVs

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The company is planning to come to market in about 18 months with a high-performance, high-end, plug-in hybrid sedan. With a range of hundreds of miles, the car will go farther than other electric cars coming to market.

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Obama embraces PHEVs

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By developing an Energy Technology Program at the Defense Department, we can provide loan guarantees and venture capital to those with the best plans to develop and sell biofuels on a commercial market. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) delivered a major speech on energy independence yesterday.

2006 130

Panasonic to increase automotive lithium-ion battery production in Japan

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The plan is to install a vertically integrated production line from the component process to the assembly of battery cells at the factory, aiming to start production in the fiscal year that ends in March 2020. The global market for electrified vehicles has been growing in response to stricter worldwide environmental regulations on automobiles as well as a variety of incentive measures for promoting eco-conscious vehicles.

Audi México produces completely without wastewater

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Audi is now the first premium manufacturer to produce automobiles completely free of wastewater. From the paint shop to leak tests, water is necessary in the entire process of automobile production. The Audi México plant was opened in 2016 and produces the Audi Q5 for the world market.

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Symbio intros 40 kW hydrogen fuel cell range-extending module for heavy-duty electric vehicles

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In 2017, Symbio integrated a 15 kW (net) fuel cell range extender in a Nissan e-NV200 electric van, with plans to introduce the vehicle to the European taxi market. H2Motiv L is quickly installed because the system (hydrogen fuel cell and auxiliary functions) is pre-integrated.

2018 130

Hyundai Mobis, KT collaborating to develop connected vehicle systems using 5G and C-V2X

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Hyundai Mobis will oversee the control system installed in vehicles, and KT is to develop the technology that uses the traffic information server and the infrastructure to deliver Korea Expressway Corporation information, traffic light information and sharp curve warnings to vehicles.

2019 116

Siemens targeting Li-ion energy storage for marine and offshore oil and gas applications; 6MW system to West Mira rig

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Eventually, the plant will assemble 55 battery modules per shift for the marine and offshore market. We expect this market to grow significantly in the future. The new battery factory will therefore also serve an international market.

2019 107

EIA: California home to almost half of US plug-in electric vehicles

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For instance, DTE Energy in Michigan offers customers discounted electricity rates at off-peak hours if they install a 240-volt Level 2 charger. The ratepayer must also install a separate meter dedicated to the PEV.

2014 158

GLM launches EV brand and shows two models in Hong Kong

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In the course of its development, GLM formed a number of direct partnerships with more than 100 vehicle technology companies to conduct research into and development of new forms of vehicles and transportation beyond conventional automobiles. GLM Co., Ltd.,

2016 96

UQM Technologies signs joint venture agreement with China National Heavy Duty Truck Group

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The joint venture will be named Sinotruk Qingdao Zhongqi New Energy Automobile Co., The purpose of the JV will be to serve the China market for commercial vehicle E-drives and the global market for E-axles. The initial total capital of the joint venture will be $24 million, with UQM contributing $6 million in three installments during the next year. UQM Technologie has signed a joint venture agreement with China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co.,

2017 60

FCA US reaches settlements on diesel emissions at estimated cost of $800M

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federal and state authorities FCA maintains its position that the Company did not engage in any deliberate scheme to install defeat devices to cheat emissions tests. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ wholly owned subsidiary FCA US LLC has agreed with with the U.S. The settlements do not change FCA’s position that it did not engage in any deliberate scheme to install defeat devices to cheat emissions tests.

2019 101

Honda secures auto industry’s largest renewable energy purchase; 60% reduction in CO2 from N.A. manufacturing operations

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These VPPAs will enable Honda to fully offset the remaining carbon-intensive grid-supplied electricity being used in its Ohio, Indiana, and Alabama automobile manufacturing operations, and will help the company meet its voluntary carbon reduction goal. This new “collar” structure sets upper and lower bounds on Honda’s exposure to energy market price fluctuations in any given quarter, while resulting in strong and stable revenues for the renewable power operators.

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Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid sales start in Europe; 157 mpg US

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Pricing on the German market is €37,900 (US$50,800). TFSI gasoline engine and an electric motor, giving the compact automobile a system output of 150 kW (204 hp). A3 e-tron. Click to enlarge.

2014 104

Producing the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL fuel-cell SUV

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Compared with the B-Class F-CELL, on the market since 2010 (fuel consumption: 0.97 The fuel-cell system is around 30% more compact than before, can for the first time be housed entirely in the engine compartment and is installed on the usual mounting points like a conventional engine.

2018 130

Taoglas launches low-profile, compact multi-antenna reference design for the next generation of connected car

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The reference design will help automobile manufacturers overcome one of the biggest challenges of the Connected Car: where and how to place the multitude of antennas needed for maximum performance. Manufacturers also need to take into consideration both ease of installation and assembly, and antenna size to determine how they would best work with the vehicle’s aesthetics. Using Taoglas’ Axiom reference design allows them move more quickly to market with solutions that work.

2017 60

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California initiative to streamline permitting of new hydrogen and electric fueling stations

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Automobile manufacturers plan to roll out hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in the 2015 to 2017 timeframe, while California’s share of the US market for plug-in electric vehicles currently stands at nearly 40%. When Toyota''s hydrogen fuel cell vehicle comes to market in 2015, a convenient and reliable fueling infrastructure must be ready for our customers.

2013 104

Maxwell Technologies delivers ultracapacitor-based regenerative braking energy storage for Beijing subway system

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As part of the strategic partnership with China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC-SRI) Maxwell announced last year, the companies continue to collaborate to develop next-generation capacitive energy storage solutions for the China rail market. The installation with the Beijing subway system is the first commercial subway wayside project for CRRC-SRI and Maxwell in China.

2016 65

Hyundai Motor Group invests $300M in India’s largest mobility service provider Ola

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India is the centerpiece of Hyundai Motor Group’s strategy to gain leadership in the global mobility market and our partnership with Ola will certainly accelerate our efforts to transform into a Smart Mobility Solutions Provider. Hyundai will proactively respond to market changes and persistently innovate to deliver greater value to our customers.

2019 68

Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog -

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Most days, most cars are going to have lots of extra battery capacity,” said Mr. Kempton, noting that on average, American automobiles get driven for just one hour each day. “We have 10,000 engineers out there every day, installing and servicing boilers,&# he added.

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BMW MINI E Powered by AC Propulsion?

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Woodcliff Lake, NJ - October 18, 2008… The BMW Group will be the world’s first manufacturer of premium automobiles to deploy a fleet of some 500 all-electric vehicles for private use in daily traffic. Specially engineered for automobile use, the battery technology will have a range of more than 240 kilometers, or 150 miles. The wallbox will be installed in the customer’s garage, enable higher amperage, and thus provide for extremely short charging times.

2008 100

Colorado releases plan to support EVs on state’s highways, accelerate EV adoption

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Colorado currently ranks 8 th in the US for highest EV market share, according to the ZEV Sales Dashboard published by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. Despite the recent growth in Colorado’s EV market, barriers to adoption remain Lack of public charging, particularly EV fast-charging along major transportation corridors, remains a major barrier to greater adoption. Colorado Gov.

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