IEA: record oil output from US, Brazil, Canada and Norway to keep global markets well supplied

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Over the next three years, gains from the United States alone will cover 80% of the world’s demand growth, with Canada, Brazil and Norway—all IEA members—able to cover the rest, according to Oil 2018 , the IEA’s five-year market analysis and forecast. Market Background Oil

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Toyota and Suzuki to start discussing joint projects for technological development, vehicle production, and market development; India and Africa

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) agreed to start discussing new joint projects in the fields of technological development, vehicle production, and market development. After having concluded a memorandum of understanding toward business partnership on 6 February 2017 ( earlier post ), Toyota and Suzuki have been pursuing concrete forms of cooperation and have announced the mutual supply of vehicles for the Indian market ( earlier post ) and other joint efforts.

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Faurecia gaining market momentum with hemp-based biomaterial NAFILean

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NAFILean can be used in traditional injection machines and stands as a unique market solution from Faurecia. The 50-50 JV provides Faurecia with a reliable supply and the freedom to operate on the market and further leverage and deploy its innovation capabilities.

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Mercedes-Benz Vans shows pickup truck concepts; market launch in late 2017; diesel V6

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Daimler AG will make investments in the high nine figures (euro) in the new model series by the time of the market launch. The key markets will be Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, Australia with New Zealand, and Europe. The key markets are Brazil, Argentina, Australia, and South Africa.

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The “Amazon Effect” Is Coming To Oil Markets

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Internet of Things Market Background Oilby Irina Slav for Oilprice.com. While OPEC mulls over further steps to once again support falling oil prices, tech startups are quietly ushering in a new era in oil and gas: the era of the digital oil field. Much talk has revolved around how software can completely transform the energy industry, but until recently, it was just talk. Now, things are beginning to change, and some observers, such as Cottonwood Venture Partners’ Mark P.

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Roland Berger and fka Index: China to dominate EV market and industry in foreseeable future

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The consultancy says that China will dominate both the market and the industry in the foreseeable future. Market. The market indicator reflects electric vehicles’ current share of the overall vehicle market (over a 12-month period). Market. of the total car market.

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Opinion: Oil Market ShowdownCan Russia Outlast The Saudis?

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November 27, oil consuming countries will celebrate the first anniversary of the Saudi decision to let market forces determine prices. Subsequently, to defend market share, the Saudis increased production, which exacerbated market oversupply and further pressured prices.

ICCT assesses factors driving EV market in US cities

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A new white paper from a team at the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) assesses the growing US electric vehicle market and the factors that are driving it, with a focus on the 50 most populous US metropolitan areas.

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Hydrogen marketing campaign suggests, 'Let's clear the air'

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Marketing hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellAdvocates of hydrogen fuel-cell cars are working to make their presence felt in much the same way that electric-car advocates have for years. Last Saturday was National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day. The specific date (10/08) was chosen in honor of hydrogen's atomic weight (1.008). Fuel provider Air Liquide used the celebration to launch a new.

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Honda Clarity Fuel Cell marketing theme: thinking about tomorrow

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A 40-year-old Fleetwood Mac song, floating childrens' heads, and hydrogen molecules all kick off the marketing campaign for the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell hydrogen-powered vehicle. Advertising Marketing hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

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Diesel new vehicle market share in Europe in February dropped to 39.5%; SUVs still driving growth

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The market share of diesel vehicles fell to 39.5% compared to the same month last year, meaning SUVs accounted for 33% of the total market in February. However, the performances of these markets offset volume declines in 13 other European markets.

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2012 SUV Market Update

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SUV Market Remains Strong. One factor for this market turnabout could be the economy. In 2008, when gas prices first reached $4 a gallon in the United States, drivers unloaded their SUVs, flooding dealerships with used models that collected dust on dealer lots for several months.

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Researchers suggest using pharma as model to bring battery innovations to market

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The path to bringing more efficient, effective, and economical batteries to market over the last 25 years is overwhelmingly littered with failure. The model is informed by pharma, an industry that faces many similar commercialization challenges yet, unlike energy, boasts a deep history of successful market debuts. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, but faces significant technical and market hurdles. Batteries Market Background

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German OEMs have 16% of electric car market in US

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German automakers have 16% of the electric car market in the US, according to Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA). Speaking at the organizations’s annual press conference at the Detroit Auto Show, Wissman observed that the 16% share of the electric car market is roughly double the German OEM’s share of the total light vehicle market. German share of the passenger car market rose from 11.8%

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Nissan begins deliveries of new extended-range electric e-NV200 van to global markets

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Built for global markets in Nissan Barcelona plant, the upgraded model features a new 40 kWh battery, combining the features of the award-winning Nissan NV200 van with the best-selling Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s upgraded e-NV200 is now being shipped to customers.

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Neste delivers first batch of 100% renewable propane to European market

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The first cargo of renewable propane has been delivered to SHV Energy, which will market and sell the product to its customers across Europe as BioLPG. Neste has started up the world’s first large-scale renewable propane production facility in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

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Gevo enters on-road automobile gasoline market in Houston with 12.5% isobutanol blend

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blend of its bio-isobutanol with gasoline marketed for use in automobiles has begun to be sold in the Houston area. Previously, Gevo and its partners have focused on specialty markets such as marinas and off-road engines. Gevo’s planned core markets. Gevo, Inc.

Study concludes US CAFE regulation can accelerate EV market penetration

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In a study published in the journal Energy Policy , the researchers developed an agent-based model to estimate the potential future market shares of EVs considering the existing inherent uncertainties under different policy scenarios, including the current footprint-based CAFE regulation.

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ICCT: European cities driving diesel out of the market

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Diesel car registrations are down in Europe: March 2017 saw a 5-year low in France, Germany, Spain, and the UK, which together make up almost 60% of the European new car market.

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Navigant: Daimler, Audi, BMW, and General Motors currently leading development of autonomous vehicle market

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In a new Leaderboard Report, Navigant Research ranks Daimler, Audi, BMW, and General Motors (GM) as leading the autonomous vehicle OEM market in terms of strategy and execution. Autonomous driving Forecasts Market Background

Hyundai introduces US market version of Kona Electric at New York show; 250-mile range

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Hyundai introduced the US-market version of its Kona Electric crossover at the New York Auto Show. Kona Electric rides on an all-new CUV platform and is Hyundai’s first compact electric crossover for the US market.

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CCM: slowdown in China Li-ion unit output growth signals shift in market structure toward new energy vehicle applications

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With the declining of consumer and storage Li-ion batteries, the power Li-ion batteries began to capture the market share thanks to the development of alternative energy vehicles. In 2016, China’s Li-ion battery market structure is expected to change further.

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IHS: Renesas maintains dominance in $26.7B automotive semiconductor market

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Renesas remained the leader in the automotive semiconductor market in 2013, with the company’s dominance in microcomponents and logic integrated circuits (IC) helping it to hold a half-billion-dollar gap over the second-place competitor, according to analysis by IHS Technology.

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NHTSA orders Autopilot Buddy off market, calling it a danger to road users

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday ordered the Autopilot Buddy's maker to pull it off the market in the U.S. Green Car Reports reported last week that the device tricked Tesla's Autopilot system into eliminating safety warnings. Roadshow originally reported on the device, which is a small weight that attaches on one side

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Mahindra and Ford to explore strategic cooperation to drive profitable growth in India and other emerging markets

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Global emerging markets; improving Mahindra’s reach outside of India. Ford is committed to India and this alliance can help us deliver the best vehicles and services to customers while profitably growing in the world’s fifth largest vehicle market. The enormous growth potential in the utility market and the growing importance of mobility and affordable battery electric vehicles are all aligned with our strategic priorities. India Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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Roskill: graphite prices could push higher on tightening markets for batteries & electrodes

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The tight supply/demand situation for graphite electrodes is expected to persist for much longer than many market observers expect. Meanwhile, needle coke is being increasingly diverted into the battery market. Developers can supply their larger flake sizes to refractories, which remain the largest market for flake graphite by tonnage, but one which is growing slowly thanks to China’s weak crude steel growth rate.

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Hydro fully acquires Sapa to create a global aluminum company fully integrated across value chain and markets

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The combination will make Hydro the only global company in the aluminum industry that is fully integrated across the value chain and markets. Hydro’ rolled products business has a strong market presence throughout product segments in Europe. Sapa is the global extrusion champion, with strong market shares in North America and Europe, and is the global leader in precision tubing. Market Background Materials Weight reduction

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2012 SUV Market Update

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SUV Market Remains Strong. One factor for this market turnabout could be the economy. In 2008, when gas prices first reached $4 a gallon in the United States, drivers unloaded their SUVs, flooding dealerships with used models that collected dust on dealer lots for several months.

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Hyundai Ioniq Electric: how maker plans to market 124-mile electric car

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When it arrives in dealerships, Hyundai will face the same challenge other automakers have come to know well: marketing electric cars to an uneducated and sometimes skeptical public. Marketing California Car Sharing plug-in cars Hyundai Ioniq ElectricThe 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric will soon go on sale as part of a trio of Ioniq variants that also includes hybrid and plug-in hybrid models.

2016 76

Toyota developing LPG hybrid taxi for Japan market

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Toyota plans to launch a new taxi for the Japanese market before April 2018, and is currently working on developing an updated version of its JPN Taxi Concept, which made its global debut at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.

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Electric cars are on the market, so where are all the ads?

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The seemingly-never-ending stream of commercials keeps their brands in the public eye, and helps them sell cars to the subset of viewers in the market. Marketing sales New car sales plug-in cars Ads Sierra ClubAnyone who watches even a little television knows that automakers take advertising seriously—and do a lot of it. But if you think that electric cars are generally not represented in that.

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Wärtsilä introduces HY hybrid tug design for Chinese market

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The technology group Wärtsilä has adapted its hybrid tug design ( earlier post ) specifically to meet the needs of the Chinese market. This version of the Wärtsilä HYTug has received an Approval-in-Principle recognition by the China Classification Society (CCS). The Wärtsilä HYTug design is based upon Wärtsilä’s fully integrated hybrid power module.

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3 Years Of Painful Cuts Sets Oil Markets Up For Serious Supply Crunch

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Although markets have dealt with the supply overhang for the better part of two years, the surplus could flip to a deficit as early as this year, as declines exceed new sources of production by a few hundred thousand barrels per day. When the world is dealing with too much supply, market watchers predict oil prices will stay low for years to come. Market Background Oil Opinionby Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com.

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ICCT paper assesses leading regional EV markets in US and policies behind them

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A new white paper from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) assesses which policy actions are behind the regional leading markets in the US for electric vehicles. Most of the region-leading electric vehicle markets benefited from state-level financial incentives.

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Tesla has become a U.S. Big Three carmaker (by market value)

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Finance General Motors Tesla Motors plug-in cars Stock Market Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Tesla Motors has spent more than 10 years beating the odds for startup automakers. Most new, independent makers barely survive long enough to produce a handful of vehicles, let alone sell more than 100,000 and garner praise from both customers and the media—as the electric-car startup has done. Now the Silicon Valley automaker can claim.

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BMW Digital Charging Service optimizes charging and integrates electric vehicles into the energy market

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Pilot markets for the new service are Germany and the Netherlands in early 2017, subsequently more countries will follow. In selected markets, BMW i cooperates with innovative energy providers, so that customers are even able to receive cost reimbursements.

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Lux forecasts global driver assist market to grow to $102B market by 2030

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In terms of technology that will be introduced, cars using lidar sensors will hit the road in 2018, although lidar will be a small portion of the overall opportunity in the automotive market, growing to $2.5

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Daimler launches new DENZA 500 electric vehicle for the Chinese market; 500 km range

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Daimler and BYD Automotive Industry Co., have launched the new DENZA 500 battery-electric vehicle from their joint venture, Shenzhen DENZA New Energy Automotive Co., DENZA Auto).

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Ongoing market rollout for SAE hydrogen fueling standards

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DOE’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office has made significant investment in hydrogen and fuel cell research and development (R&D) over the last decade, helping to cut fuel cell cost in half and enabling the commercialization of fuel cells for several early market applications.

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Opinon: Lithium Market Set To Explode; All Eyes Are On Nevada

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While other commodities are floundering or completely collapsing in this market, lithium—the critical mineral in the emerging battery gigafactory war—is poised to explode, and going forward Nevada is emerging as the front line in this pending American lithium boom. Batteries Market Background Opinionby James Stafford of Oilprice.com.

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