European automotive sector calls for vehicle renewal incentives to kickstart economic recovery after COVID-19; 25-point action plan

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The plan was issued by the four associations representing the full automotive supply chain: from equipment and tire suppliers, to vehicle manufacturers, to dealers and workshops (ACEA, CECRA, CLEPA and ETRMA). Demand stimulus will boost the utilization of our manufacturing capacity, safeguarding jobs and investments.

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CleanFUEL USA Introduces New Liquid Propane Injection System for GM 6.0L Engine

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The new engine system will be available the first quarter of 2010 and the company is now taking orders to meet the increased demand for greener fleet vehicles, as the Department of Energy (DOE) starts to award stimulus funds this December. Systems are available through CleanFUEL USA Master Dealers and Preferred Installers.

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IHS Markit: global auto sales to drop 22% this year

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Nearly all dealers are back to work and there are signals of an uptick in showroom traffic, but consumer confidence remains fragile. Europe will see mixed recovery cycles, as a result of local restrictions and varied economic support and stimulus. IHS Markit cut its forecasts for global light vehicle sales and production as the impact COVID-19 impact has depressed demand. According the new analysis, global light vehicle sales are now forecast to be 69.6

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Navistar Officially Unveils eStar, Its First Purpose-Built All-Electric Commercial Truck

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million federal stimulus grant to build electric trucks. With the first eStar trucks coming off the production line today, Navistar is fully capable to support our customers through select dealers networked in our initial launch regions. The eStar. Click to enlarge. Navistar, Inc. will deliver to FedEx the first full-production eStar —Navistar’s all-electric commercial truck. The company is currently taking orders for the eStar and intends to deliver 400 units by the end of 2010.

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Deutsche Bank Forecast sees slower transportation electrification and greater gasoline demand near-term; increased confidence in the pace and breadth of long-term shift to efficient transportation systems

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Deutsche Bank’s China Auto analyst, Vincent Ha, continues to see robust light vehicle sales over the next few years, with a slow to about 11% YoY growth in 2011 (due to a high base from the 2010 surge, and reductions in government stimulus), followed by sustainable low double digit growth in 2012. At the consumer level, dealers have put in more 2011 orders than can be produced for both GM’s Chevrolet Volt and Nissan’s Leaf.

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Goodbye GM, Hello Tianjin-Qingyuan Electric Vehicle Company?

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But other cars, including the MINI E, will be out and about soon, and stimulus money abounds, so the question of public EV infrastructure is much discussed. Stop in at a car dealer today and let them know: No Plug? I write a monthly column for the Electric Auto Association newsletter, Current EVents. Here's my April column. As March came to a close, the Obama administration found GM and Chrysler’s restructuring plans “not viable.”

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Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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GE: The global stimulus bellwether FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- Warren Buffett is famous for his rules of investing: When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact. Wang signed an agreement last year with Autobinck, a Dutch dealer group, to distribute its cars in the Netherlands and five Eastern European countries.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Bob Lutz’s Latest Volt Test Drive Sprinting for Green Stimulus Dollars New Subsidies for Electric Cars in Britain Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You G.M. Of Buying Green and Being Green Boehner: Calling Carbon Dioxide Dangerous Is ‘Almost Comical’ European Cities Commit to More Cycling Chinese Clean Coal Will Be Critical, a Report Says Sprinting for Green Stimulus Dollars About Green Inc.

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