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Mitsubishi Electric develops object-recognition camera technology using proprietary AI for mirrorless cars; ~100m range

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has developed what it believes to be the industry’s highest performing automotive camera technology.

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New 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup: planned for all powertrain types

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Vehicle launches at auto shows include a dance between automakers, which only want certain information revealed, and journalists, who want to put specific news items into a bigger and broader context. For the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup unveiling Saturday night, Chevy's executives and engineers stayed ruthlessly on message. The company said. Pickups Detroit Auto Show Chevy powertrains

Toyota Tsusho to acquire 15% stake in lithium miner Orocobre for US$232 million

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China plug-in electric vehicle sales in 2017: almost four times those in the U.S.

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Compared to previous years, overall car-sales growth in the U.S. has all but plateaued at around 17.5 million. China is doing little better, with growth reaching just 3 percent for 2017. But the Chinese new-vehicle market is undergoing a seismic shift in which types of cars are sold. Want proof? China sold 777,000 new-energy. China sales New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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UCSC team develops high-performance nanostructured composite catalyst for water-splitting to produce hydrogen

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A low-cost, nanostructured composite material developed by researchers at UC Santa Cruz has shown performance comparable to Pt/C as a catalyst for the electrochemical splitting of water to produce hydrogen.

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Carbon fiber from plants close to carbon-neutral? Scientists hopeful

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When it comes to materials with the most promise in automotive applications, carbon fiber and graphene each rank high on the list. Unlike graphene, however, real-world carbon fiber applications exist today—and they're helping automakers reduce the weight of cars coming tomorrow. There's one big, unfortunate, and somewhat ironic problem with. Manufacturing Carbon Fiber research and development materials weight reduction Lightweight

BMW makes SCR standard on all diesels in future; more models to receive GPF (including i8); new diesel engine for X3

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BMW is making a number of adjustments to its powertrain lineup from spring 2018, including new diesel aftertreatment systems for its smaller diesel models; gasoline particulate filters on more gasoline models; and a new diesel engine for the X3. BMW ensures maximum effective reduction of diesel NO x emissions from its larger vehicles by using an SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) system.

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INFINITI will offer mix of BEV and e-POWER vehicles from 2021; 50% of global sales by 2025

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INFINITI Motor Company will introduce new vehicles with electrified powertrains from 2021, said Nissan Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit. INFINITI will offer a mix of pure electric vehicles (EV) and e-POWER series hybrid vehicles ( earlier post ), demonstrating the full range of low-emission vehicle technology available to INFINITI as the premium brand of Nissan Motor Company. Nissan’s e-POWER borrows from the EV technology in the Nissan LEAF.

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2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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Pickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut. It's an interesting and handsome model that revives a familiar name for Honda. The 2019 Honda Insight is a compact premium sedan projected to get an EPA combined rating of 50 mpg or better. The new Insight is Honda's third try at a dedicated hybrid, each of. Detroit Auto Show Videos

Electric cars are 'historic opportunity' for US carmakers: Autonation CEO

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Unlike many auto dealers and dealership groups that see selling electric vehicles as a necessary burden, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson believes electric vehicles offer a "historic opportunity" for the industry Speaking at the Automotive News World Congress, Jackson recognized the challenges associated with electric vehicles, but said he also thinks. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) AutoNation

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CAFE proposal coming March 30: automakers hope national rules survive

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It's been hanging out there in limbo for more than six months: the answer to the question of what happens to gas-mileage rules under Trump. Given the daily political turmoil emanating from Washington, D.C., the fate of corporate average fuel economy rules may have gotten lost in the noise. But for automakers and consumers, the fate of current CAFE. emissions Politics EPA NHTSA climate change carbon dioxide regulation Donald Trump

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Pickup truck tech, revised CAFE rules, China EV sales, 'historic' opportunity for carmakers: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got data from China on plug-in vehicle sales, an intriguing hint on pickup powertrains, a date for revised CAFE rules, and an affirmation of electric cars by an unexpected executive. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The 2019 Ram 1500 full-size pickup truck will offer a 48-volt mild-hybrid system to boost its fuel economy. Today in Car News

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