Fri.Nov 15, 2019

Hyundai Mobis develops ultra-short-range-radar-based Rear-Autonomous Emergency Braking

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Hyundai Mobis has developed a new rear-autonomous emergency braking (R-AEB) technology that uses ultra short-range radar (USRR) for the first time.

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Survey on EV shopping experience: It still falls apart on the sales lot

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From up above, the future for electric vehicles looks bright. EV sales in the U.S.

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Hyundai Motor Group launches new mobility service venture in LA: MoceanLab

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Hyundai Motor Group has launched MoceanLab, a mobility service venture, as part of the Group’s larger initiative to create a sustainable, connected future.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. Tesla Model Y: How the electric cars compare

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Shoppers soon will have multiple fully electric options in one of the new-vehicle market’s hottest segments—the compact crossover.

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Pierburg introduces air conditioning components specifically for EVs

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In vehicles with a conventional internal combustion engine, the a/c compressor is usually driven via a pulley and the V-belt but in electric vehicles, this mechanism is not available. Here, the a/c compressor is driven by an electric motor that is integrated into the vehicle’s high-voltage network.

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Ford hybrids play soft sounds to pedestrians: Will Mustang Mach-E, too?

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Electric vehicles, and many hybrids, are fundamentally quiet at low speeds. So to be sure they’re heard in crosswalks and on city streets, they need to make sounds. Yes, that means adding “fake” sounds to the mix, but the need for noise is a chance for branding and creativity.

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Volkswagen Group to invest ~€60B in hybridization, electric mobility and digitalization over next 5 years; ~€33B on electromobility

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Planned investments and development costs for future areas such as hybridization, electric mobility and digitalization will total roughly EUR 60 billion between 2020 and 2024 Share of planned spend for future topics increased in Planning Round 68 to approximately 40 percent from approximately 30 percent in the previous Planning Round.

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ZF and Danfoss partner on silicon- and silicon-carbide power modules for electric drivelines

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Danfoss Silicon Power GmbH have extended their existing cooperation with a new strategic partnership for silicon- and silicon-carbide power modules. The partners plan to improve the efficiency of electric drivelines by leveraging engineering and cost benefits at the interface between power modules and inverters. The partnership will see the two companies engage in joint research and development, with Danfoss also supplying power modules for silicon applications.

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Demand for SUVs is growing but at what cost?

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SUV-type vehicles now account for 40% of global car sales

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Adamas: NCM 811 is now the second-most used cathode chemistry in China’s passenger EV market

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Up from just 1% in January 2019, NCM 811 is now the second-most used cathode chemistry in China’s passenger EV market, according to Adamas Intelligence’s latest “ EV Battery Capacity Monthly ” report. In September 2019, sales of new passenger EVs with NCM 811 battery cells were responsible for 18% of all passenger EV battery capacity (in MWh) deployed in China, and 7% of all capacity deployed globally.

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Top five things we learned this week

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The trophy kicked into overdrive this week, with 19 games resulting in 72 goals to finish the group stage of the competition in style

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Empa researchers investigate release of micro-rubber particles from tires into environment

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Although the presence of microplastics in the environment is raising concerns, the amount of microplastics in air and water is small compared to another polymer that pollutes air and water: micro rubber. These are the finest particles resulting from tire abrasion, which enter soil and air via the road surface or are removed by artificial turf. Empa researchers have now calculated that over the last 30 years, from 1988 to 2018, 219?±?22

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Hankook Tire using AI for development of optimal tire compounds

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Global tire maker announced that the company showed tangible results in its efforts for technology based innovation and digital transformation by developing the Virtual Compound Design (VCD) system, a predictive model for tire compound properties using artificial intelligence.

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Ford to reveal new electric SUV Mustang Mach-E on Sunday; on-line reservations open then

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Ford will reveal its new all-electric SUV Mustang Mach-E on Sunday at an event in Los Angeles that will be streamed on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Autohome (China). Immediately following the broadcast— which is scheduled to end at approximately 6:30 p.m. PST—reservations will open for the Mustang Mach-E at Customers can reserve their spot in line for the Mustang Mach-E by making a $500 refundable reservation deposit.

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LADOT orders 130 BYD electric buses

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The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has ordered 130 BYD battery-electric K7M buses, the largest single order of battery-electric buses to date in the United States. BYD considers the LADOT purchase as a signal to the market that zero-emission buses are here to stay and that their use will continue to spread. The project fits with the City of Los Angeles’ “Green New Deal,” a set of sustainability goals that includes converting the entire LADOT fleet to zero-emission buses by 2030.

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