Fri.May 24, 2019

5GAA hosts C-V2X connected vehicle demo in Berlin

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The 5G Automotive Association ( 5GAA ) hosted an interoperability demo of cellular-data-enabled connected vehicle (C-V2X) applications in Berlin.

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Audi boosts plug-in plans to include 20 all-electric models by 2025

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Audi on Thursday announced a dramatic expansion of its plans to develop electric and plug-in cars.

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DENSO to mass-produce alternators equipped with newly developed high-efficiency diodes

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DENSO, with semi-conductor supplier Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, Ltd., has developed a high-efficiency diode for alternators for gasoline and diesel engine vehicles.

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Tesla Navigate on Autopilot drives itself poorly, Consumer Reports finds

Green Car Reports

Tesla says it has improved its self-driving Navigate on Autopilot system with its latest software update. Consumer Reports begs to differ. Last month, Tesla updated its Navigate on Autopilot software to allow its cars to change lanes automatically, without prompting or warning the driver.

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Solaris to supply electric buses to Paris

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Paris-based Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP) has signed a contract with Solaris Bus & Coach for the supply of the Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE 8.9-meter electric bus to Paris.

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BMW posts a smart sendoff for longtime Mercedes chief

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German humor, as is quite often pointed out, is no laughing matter. Which is precisely what makes this sendoff to Dieter Zetsche, who on Wednesday stepped down from his position as CEO of Daimler, so funny.

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Danish team electrifies steam-methane reforming for greener approach to hydrogen production

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UTokyo, Toyota, TRENDE to begin testing of blockchain-enabled P2P electricity system including PHEVs

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The University of Tokyo (UTokyo), Toyota Motor Corporation, and TRENDE Inc.,

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Top five things we learned this week…

Green Cars News

We’ve been on a bit of a comedown after a successful stint as headline sponsor of the London Motor & Tech Show last weekend

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks delivers eActros 18t electric truck to Dachser

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered an eActros battery-electric 18-tonne truck to international logistics provider Dachser. Dachser will test the truck in regular operations in and around Stuttgart. The eActros is part of the “innovation fleet” from Mercedes-Benz Trucks for practical testing of the heavy-duty electric truck.

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Tesla Autopilot gets bad marks, 2020 Karma Revero, Audi plug-ins: Today's Car News

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Audi ramps up the number of its future vehicles that will have charge ports. Karma opens a new luxury design center for its 2020 Revero. And BMW releases a new ad showing the retiring chairman of Mercedes going home to drive a BMW.

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Ohio State named first-year champion in 4-year EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

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The Ohio State University has been named The EcoCAR Mobility Challenge Year One champion, taking the lead in the premier four-year collegiate engineering competition. Rounding out the top three are Virginia Tech in second place and the University of Alabama in third place.

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Forget the Evoque and the Defender, the Discovery Sport is JLR’s MVP

Green Cars News

Think of Land Rover and the most likely images to spring to mind will be rufty-tufty Defenders covered in mud and up to the door handles in slime

BASF to build engineering plastics and thermoplastic polyurethanes plants at new $10B Verbund site in Zhanjiang

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BASF plans to build an engineering plastics compounding plant and a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) plant at the company’s proposed integrated chemical production (“Verbund”) site in Zhanjiang, China. These will be the first production plants to come onstream at the site. The Verbund site in Guangdong would be BASF’s largest investment, estimated up to US$10 billion upon completion, and would be operated under the sole responsibility of BASF.

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Plug-in hybrids: The PHEV fightback needs to start now

Green Cars News

When the government announced it was cutting the grant for the purchase of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, the automotive industry was left dazed and confused

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Review: Mercedes-Benz CLS

Green Cars News

Mercedes-Benz excels itself at filling a niche

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