Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, has achieved sales of 200,000 units worldwide since its launch in 2013.

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JATO: global vehicle sales fall by 39% in March; electrified vehicles up to 17.4% new registration market share in Europe

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The outbreak of COVID-19 has already impacted the automotive industry significantly, according to JATO Dynamics, a leading provider of global automotive data and insight. Global vehicle sales totalled 5.55 This represents the largest year-on-year monthly decrease since 1980, when JATO Dynamics started to collect data—even surpassing the global financial crisis in November 2008, which saw a 25% decline in sales. —Felipe Munoz, JATO’s global analyst.

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Honeywell Transportation Systems Forecast: turbocharged vehicles to account for 48% of annual global sales by 2021; electric boosting emerges

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Honeywell’s Transportation Systems Forecast projects that turbocharged vehicles will acount for 48% of annual global sales by 2021, up 9 percentage points from 2016. The global turbo business is expected to reach almost $12 billion in industry sales in 2021.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales Soar Globally Even As U.S. Is Flat This Year

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Gasoline prices remain low and sales of plug-in electric cars this year are only about equal to last year's levels. That's led to a number of articles from general media outlets (some of them rather lacking in context) questioning whether electric-car sales have stalled or whether plug-in cars have failed in the marketplace. sales New car sales plug-in cars

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Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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sales of hybrid SUVs and other fuel efficient vehicles will prove interesting to watch this year, especially if fuel prices remain relatively low. During these huge fluctuations, sales of hybrid cars have closely mirrored what we pay to fill our gas tanks.

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Nissan LEAF global sales reach 100,000 units

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Nissan LEAF global sales have reached the 100,000 mark; the 100,000 th unit is being bought by a customer in the United Kingdom. Since its launch in December 2010 Nissan has seen the pace of sales increase consistently and 2013 was a record year. In Norway, the Nissan LEAF topped sales charts, out-selling conventional gasoline powered vehicles in October 2013. This year, the e-NV200 all-electric light commercial vehicle will go on sale in Europe and Japan.

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ExxonMobil: diesel will surpass gasoline as the number one global transportation fuel by 2020

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Diesel will surpass gasoline as the number one transportation fuel worldwide by 2020 and continue to increase its share through 2040, according to ExxonMobil’s recently published Outlook For Energy: A View To 2040. Mix of the global vehicle fleet.

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GlobalData: COVID-19 puts EV sales and CO2 fleet emission targets at risk

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Much lower pump prices for gasoline and diesel have been ushered in by the COVID-19 crisis and a big hit to global oil demand. Behavior Electric (Battery) Forecasts Health Market Background SalesGlobalData research shows that lower oil prices as a result of the COVID-19 crisis could reduce electric vehicle demand and impair EU efforts to significantly reduce average new vehicle CO 2 emissions in the European car market.

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OPIS: US gasoline demand more than “halfway” back from pandemic-induced lows

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Gasoline consumption in the United States is now more than halfway back to pre-COVID-19 levels as motorists get back on the road amid at least a partial recovery of the US economy, according to OPIS, an IHS Markit company. OPIS DemandPro tracks actual weekly same-store gasoline volumes at more than 15,000 stations, aggregated on a national, regional and state level. This allows users to track and benchmark industry trends for overall retail gasoline sales.

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Shell bashes bans on gasoline cars, proposes carbon pricing instead

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The prospect of bans on gasoline and diesel new-car sales have become a much greater threat not only to automakers but to oil companies as well, now that China has said it is studying such a move. emissions government global warming energy policy climate change carbon dioxide plug-in cars Shell

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Global Bioenergies beginning road testing with Audi A4 fueled with 34% renewable gasoline blends

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Global Bioenergies is beginning the road-testing phase of renewable gasoline derived from its fermentative isobutene pathway. Global Bioenergies will use an EN228-compliant gasoline blend containing more than 34% of renewable, isobutene-derived, compounds to fuel a car on a circuit. Global Bioenergies’ unique process allows to produce the same compounds from renewable feedstocks such as industrial-grade sugars, straw, residual wood and potentially syngas.

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IHS Markit: US gasoline demand could be cut almost in half due to COVID-19

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A sudden drop in miles traveled by car in the US triggered by wide-spread social isolation measures will have immediate ramifications for gasoline demand. IHS Markit analysis finds that US gasoline demand could fall by as much as 4.1 during the global recession in 2008/2009.

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Navigant forecasts global annual sales of LDVs of 122.6M by 2035, up 38% from 2015

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In a new report, Navigant Research forecasts global annual sales of light duty vehicles will reach 122.6 Navigant expects sales of conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles will fall significantly over the forecast period, experiencing a CAGR of -6.6%.

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Toyota cumulative global hybrid sales pass 5M, nearly 2M in US

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Cumulative global sales of TMC hybrid models as of 31 March 2013. Cumulative global sales of Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC’s) hybrid vehicles—including plug-in hybrids— topped the 5 million unit mark as of 31 March 2013, reaching 5.125 million units.

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Low Gas Prices Lead To Lower 2016 Toyota Prius Global Sales Targets

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But with the price of oil a fraction of what it was two years ago, and gasoline prices at recent lows in major markets, the title of highest fuel efficiency of any gasoline car is less alluring. sales New car salesThe 2016 Toyota Prius, the fourth generation of the company's iconic hybrid-electric vehicle, is just starting to come onto the market around the world.

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BNEF: Global plug-in vehicle sales surge 63% year-on-year in Q3; China accounted for more than half of total

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Plug-in electric vehicles sales surged to a record in the third quarter, largely driven by strong demand in China, according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). BNEF expects global EV sales to surpass 1 million units this year for the first time.

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When will plug-in electric car sales exceed hybrid sales? Poll results

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The questions of whether and when sales of plug-in electric cars will resume their climb after a static 2015 are much on the minds of green-car advocates these days. It's taken as an article of faith that cars with plugs will grow as a proportion of the global market, ultimately supplanting large parts of the current gasoline fleet in decades to. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Polls

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Report suggests low-speed electric vehicles could affect Chinese demand for gasoline and disrupt oil prices worldwide

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Low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) could reduce China’s demand for gasoline and, in turn, impact global oil prices, according to a new issue brief by an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. “

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Toyota cumulative global hybrid sales top 8 million units

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Toyota calculates that as of 31 July, its hybrid vehicles have resulted in approximately 58 million fewer tons of CO 2 emissions than would have been emitted by gasoline-powered vehicles of similar size and driving performance. Toyota also estimates that its hybrid vehicles have saved approximately 22 million kiloliters of gasoline compared to the amount used by gasoline-powered vehicles of similar sizes.

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Honeywell Global Turbo Forecast projects 49M turbocharged vehicle sales, $12B revenue per year by 2019

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The automotive turbocharging industry will generate $12 billion in revenue by equipping 49 million vehicles with turbochargers annually by 2019, according to Honeywell Turbo Technologies’ 2014 Global Turbo Forecast.

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New report finds global CO2 vehicle emission reduction measures falter; dropping diesels, increasing SUVs

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Vehicle fuel economy improvements have slowed globally, according to the latest report from the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI): Fuel Economy In Major Car Markets: Technology And Policy Drivers 2005-2017. Overall, global fuel economy has improved by an average of 1.7%

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Navigant forecasts global annual natural gas vehicle sales to reach 3.9M in 2025, up 62.5% from 2015

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In its new Natural Gas Vehicles report, Navigant Research forecasts that global annual NGV sales—light-, medium- and heavy-duty—will grow 62.5% million LD NGVs sales in 2025. Fleets Forecasts Natural Gas Sales

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Natural-Gas Vehicle Sales Globally Won't Quite Double In 10 Years: Analyst

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Cars running on natural gas have been around for decades now, and presently represent 2 to 3 percent of global auto production. Their tailpipe emissions are much cleaner than gasoline or diesel cars. And North American production of natural gas has soared over the last decade. You might think that would mean that natural-gas vehicles should have a

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Toyota details next-generation hybrids, more efficient gasoline engines

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Cars with plugs may be the cleaner and greener future, but at the moment, they make up only about 1 percent of global sales approaching 100 million vehicles a year. That means that automakers continue to work ceaselessly on more efficient gasoline engines and lighter vehicles to put them in. Last week, Toyota summarized its plans in that arena and. Future Cars Fuel Economy Transmissions

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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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Unlike the all-battery-electric powertrain of the LEAF, e-POWER adds a small gasoline engine to charge the high-output battery when necessary, eliminating the need for an external charger while offering the same high-output. As a result of this emphasis on low-emission technology, INFINITI expects more than half its global sales to be electric vehicles by 2025.

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Toyota Hybrid Sales Flat In 2014, Honda Up By More Than Half Globally

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gas prices having fallen 40 percent over six months, fuel efficiency may be less important to car buyers than it was when gasoline cost $4 a gallon. With U.S. Meanwhile, smaller crossover utility vehicles are supplanting sedans and hatchbacks in more and more driveways. DON''T MISS: Toyota Racks Up 7 Million Hybrids Sold Since 1997 (Oct 2014) Added

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Worldwide sales of Toyota hybrids surpass 9 million units; Prius family accounts for 63%

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced that the cumulative figures for global sales of its hybrid vehicles reached 9.014 million units as of 30 April. The Prius family still accounts for the majority of sales: 5.691 million units, or 63% of the total global cumulative number.

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Worldwide sales of Toyota hybrids top 6 million units

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Annual global sales of TMC hybrids. Cumulative global sales of Toyota’s hybrid vehicles topped the 6 million unit mark as of 31 December 2013, reaching 6.072 million units. Annual Toyota hybrid sales in Japan, N. Hybrids Sales

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BNEF forecasts EVs to be 35% of global new car sales by 2040; cost of ownership below conventional-fuel vehicles by 2025

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A new study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) forecasts that sales of electric vehicles will hit 41 million by 2040, representing 35% of new light duty vehicle sales worldwide. This would be equivalent to nearly 8% of global electricity demand in 2015.

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Pike Research forecasts clean diesels to represent more than 12% of global light-duty vehicle sales by 2018; outpacing hybrids in North America

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Annual clean diesel ldv sales by region, world markets: 2012-2018. A new report from Pike Research finds that rising fuel prices and stronger fuel economy regulations will stimulate increasing demand for clean diesel vehicles in markets around the world, and forecasts sales of these vehicles will increase from 9.1 of all LDV sales by the end of that period. The overall LDV market in the United States grew by just 10% and hybrid vehicle sales actually dipped slightly.

Worldwide sales of Toyota Corp. hybrids top 7 million; Prius family accounts for 67.8%

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TMC cumulative hybrid sales by year. The blue bar represents the running cumulative total, the green bar the hybrid sales for each year. Cumulative sales of all TMC hybrid models. *2 Distribution of hybrid sales. Hybrids Sales

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Ford builds 2-millionth EcoBoost engine, with take rates growing globally; expected to exceed Ford’s global diesel production

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With customer demand exceeding its initial projections, Ford now expects EcoBoost production to exceed its global diesel engine production. Ford says its EcoBoost engines deliver up to 20% better fuel economy than larger-displacement gasoline engines. Ford’s global EcoBoost engine family now includes the 1.0-liter three-cylinder; 1.5-liter, 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter four-cylinder engines; and the 3.5-liter V6. Global Ford EcoBoost engine production: total since launch in 2009.

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JATO: European new car CO2 emissions highest average since 2014; shift from diesel to gasoline and SUVs rise

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—Felipe Munoz, JATO’s global analyst. At the same time, the sales growth of diesel cars fell from +7% to +1%. The average emissions for diesel cars continued to be lower than their gasoline counterparts (3.2

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Bath University and SAIC Motor team up to investigate gasoline particulate filter performance

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The University of Bath and SAIC Motor UK Technical Centre are collaborating on a project to identify the most efficient conditions for the optimum performance of gasoline particulate filters (GPFs), to help minimize vehicle impact on the environment. GPFs ensure the particulate emissions from a gasoline direct injection vehicle are kept to a minimum and within the latest Euro 6 standard emissions requirements.

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Cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota hybrids surpass 10 million units; Europe outpaces N America in 2016

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Cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota Motor Corporation hybrids reached 10.05 This latest milestone of 10 million units was achieved just nine months after total sales reached 9 million units at the end of April 2016. Toyota Motor hybrid vehicle sales. Hybrids Sales

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T&E concludes that diesel cars emit more CO2 on a full lifecycle basis than gasoline cars

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To derive the emissions figure, T&E said that it made a number of assumptions for their calculations: The average gasoline lifetime driving distance of 175,000 km (108,740 miles) is taken as the starting point. T&E used the latest real-world fuel consumption figures for diesel and gasoline: 6.3

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Pike Research forecasts annual global sales of light-duty natural gas vehicles to reach 3.2M in 2019

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The global market for light-duty (LD) natural gas vehicles (NGVs)—including passenger cars, light-duty trucks and commercial vehicles—will experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2% This level of sales results in a cumulative total of 25.4 The global market for LD NGVs varies significantly depending on the region and country. Fleet sales of NGVs are growing at a rate of 10.8% globally).

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IHS Automotive forecasts 88.6M unit global light vehicle market in 2015; 2.4% growth

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IHS Automotive forecasts global automotive sales for 2015 to reach 88.6 over 2014, continuing an unbroken five-year run of sales recovery and growth from the low point set in the depth of the Great Recession in 2009. However, a slowdown is being signaled with just two of the high-potential BRIC markets likely to see increased sales this year. However, IHS Automotive analysts still expect light vehicle sales in China to grow by 7% in 2015 to 25.2 Global.

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Worldwide Prius sales top 3-million mark; Prius family sales at 3.4 million

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that as of the end of June, worldwide cumulative sales of the Prius gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle (generations I, II and III) passed the 3-million mark. The figure is based on worldwide cumulative sales through the end of May 2013 plus June sales in the US.) Total global Prius nameplate sales (the expanded Prius family) are at 3.436 million units. Cumulative Prius Sales. sales (1000s).

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Global debut for Nissan Murano Hybrid at Shanghai show

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A new supercharged QR25DER gasoline engine is paired with an electric motor to deliver driving performance equivalent to a V6-3.5L The new Murano Hybrid will be on sale this summer in China. Nissan unveiled two all-new production models, the Murano Hybrid and Lannia, a new mid-size sedan for the Chinese market, along with two Nismo products, GT-R Nismo and 370Z Nismo, at Auto Shanghai 2015.

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Pike forecasts annual global plug-in vehicle sales to exceed 1M units by 2015

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Pike Research forecasts that global sales volumes of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) (plug-in hybrid electric and battery-electric vehicles) will cross the 1 million unit threshold for the first time by 2015. Pike Research forecasts that among the two types of plug-in electric vehicles, BEVs will have the edge on a worldwide basis with 56% of total plug-in sales in 2015. In those markets, plug-in hybrids will represent 71% of all electric vehicle sales in 2015.

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Navigant forecasts hybrids to account for almost 4% of global LDV sales by 2020, plug-ins 3%

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Annual light duty electric vehicle sales by drivetrain, world markets: 2013-2020. In its latest forecast for hybrid and plug-in electric vehicle sales, Navigant Research expects that hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), which today account for about 2% of global light duty vehicle sales, will grow to almost 4% of global LDV sales by 2020. Based on a rolling average of historic prices, global gasoline and diesel prices are anticipated to increase at 7.2%

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UK study concludes cumulative global sales of EVs could reach 30M units by 2050, or 1.5% of projected global car parc; decisive global action required

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A new review of the global market prospects for electric vehicles by UK-based Trend Tracker Ltd concludes that given a steady increase in producer investment; positive legislative and fiscal influences and consumer acceptance, and subject to requisite technical advances, by 2050 the cumulative sales of electric cars could feasibly reach 30 million units—approximately 1.5% of the global car parc (2 billion units) projected for then.

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