Ford and Zotye forming JV in China for EVs; Ford’s third JV in the country

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The agreement was signed in Beijing today by Peter Fleet, Ford group vice president and president, Ford Asia Pacific, and Ying Jianren, chairman of Tech-New Group Ltd. —Peter Fleet. Zotye currently offers four models: the Z100 and Z360 sedans, and the T600 and T700 SUVs. Ford Motor Company and Zotye have agreed to establish Zotye Ford Automobile Co., Ltd.,

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Study Concludes That Class 8 Truck Fuel Consumption Could Be Reduced By Up to 50% By 2017 Using Existing and Emerging Technologies; Current Payback Requirements Could Forestall Implementation

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The project was directed by an steering committee comprising representatives from major truck and powertrain manufacturers, government agencies, trucking fleets, and fuel economy and heavy-duty experts from non-profit organizations. The analysis shows that most of the technology combinations that provide the greatest reductions would not be adopted into the fleet assuming a three-year payback requirement.

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