JRC: e-vehicle market in Europe is slowly gaining momentum, but breakthrough is needed

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In 2010, electric vehicles still represented a niche market. Although still small compared to conventional passenger cars, the e-vehicle market share has increased steadily in Europe, with some countries witnessing impressive growth. Barriers to mass market uptake.

2018 108

Ford reorganizes Asia Pacific markets; establishes stand-alone China business

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Fleet will also oversee the establishment of a new International Markets business unit, which will initially comprise Ford’s existing Asia Pacific businesses outside of China and other markets globally—the subject of a future announcement. The moves are designed to accelerate Ford’s return to profitable growth in China, the world’s largest vehicle market and a key pillar of Ford’s global strategy. China Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

2018 71

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

2018 98

BMW Group plants stepping up activities in balancing-power market to contribute to grid stability

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The energy control stations at BMW Group Plants Dingolfing and Landshut are stepping up their activities in the balancing-power market in Germany. Market Background Power Generation Vehicle Manufacturers

2018 88

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.

2012 72

Hyundai Motor, BTIRDI to establish $100M hydrogen energy fund in China; foundation for fuel cell vehicle market

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In particular, the Sino-Korean cooperation will lay a strong foundation for Hyundai Motor to make foray into the Chinese fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) market in the future. China Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market BackgroundHyundai Motor has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing-Tsinghua Industrial R&D Institute (BTIRDI) to establish a Hydrogen Energy Fund.

2018 71

Market launch of Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell fuel cell plug-in hybrid

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Mercedes-Benz has handed over the first GLC F-CELL ( earlier post ) vehicles to selected customers in the German market. The Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL (combined hydrogen consumption: 0.34 kg/100 km, combined CO 2 emissions: 0 g/km, combined electrical consumption: 13.7

2018 113

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

2017 72

Xtalic enters EV market with materials that improve battery charger connector wear by up to 40 times

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Xtalic Corporation , a leader in providing nano-scale metal alloys and coatings, has entered the electric vehicle market with products that extend the life of connectors in electric battery chargers by up to 40 times.

2018 83

Anjie Wireless licenses WiTricity technology for China EV market

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Under the terms of the agreement, Anjie Wireless will license WiTricity’s patented magnetic resonance technology and industry-leading designs to develop and commercialize highly efficient wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging systems for sale to leading carmaker brands in the China market. to capture the opportunities that the booming global EV market will present.

2018 78

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.

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Ballard introduces next-generation fuel cell stack for heavy duty motive market: FCgen-LCS

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With today’s unveiling of the FCgen-LCS stack and next year’s planned launch of LCS-based power modules, Ballard will remain the market leader in zero-emission PEM fuel cell power solutions for the Heavy Duty Motive market.

2018 122

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.

2018 106

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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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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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.

DOE: gasoline direct injection engine technology showing very rapid adoption; 48.5% market share after 9 years

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Only nine years after its first significant use in the market, GDI penetration has climbed to 48.5% market share. Cylinder deactivation, seen mostly in 6- and 8-cylinder applications, has about 10% market share over the past five years. Engines Fuel Efficiency Market Background

2017 78

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.

2014 108

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.

2017 60

T&E report: electric cars sales in Europe doubled in 2015; now at 1% market share

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EV sales have now reached the milestone of a 1% market share; figures for 2016 to date suggest significantly more than 200,000 plug-in vehicles will be sold in Europe this year. Electric (Battery) Europe Market Background Plug-ins Policy Sales

2016 91

JATO Dynamics: US new vehicle sales down 1.9% in Q1; SUVs, pickups increase market share

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SUVs and pickup trucks continue to gain market share, with Honda’s 4.3% increase in share driven by sales from the CR-V and returning Ridgeline, which as re-entered the market after a two model year hiatus. Market Background Sales

2017 83

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.

2017 78

GlobalData: growing global electric vehicle market will more than double lithium demand over the next 5 years

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According to GlobalData, the global EV market is expected to grow at a substantial CAGR of 15.6% The company projects that China will lead the global EV market with more than 50% share and grow three times as fast as the US over the next five years.

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European car market volume dropped 23.4% in September due to WLTP issues; electrics and SUVs bucked that trend

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The European car market recorded the highest monthly decline of the last decade in September 2018, as 1.12 The decline was most strongly evident with diesel cars, which recorded one of its lowest market shares ever with just 32.9% to 407,500 units, their market share jumped from 31.3%

2018 97

UK government launches consultation on inclusion of E10 in market

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The UK Department for Transport launched a consultation on whether and how it should introduce E10 fuel—which contains more bioethanol than traditional gasoline—to the UK market. We have launched this consultation in order to understand the impact of E10 on the UK market better, and to ensure that drivers are protected if any changes come into effect.

2018 67

Study finds behavior-influencing policies remain critical for mass market success of low-carbon vehicles

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Yet, despite ambitious pledges and investments by governments and automakers, it is by no means clear that these vehicles will ultimately reach mass-market consumers.

2018 103

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

Volvo's electrification push expanding to every corner of the market

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When it launches its 2019 Volvo S60 T8 Polestar Engineered next year, the Swedish automaker will nearly complete a startling turn toward electrification in less than a decade that began with a small-volume wagon in 2011 and will soon incorporate a full battery electric vehicle and every model in showrooms. Later in 2019, for buyers in the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids EVs

2018 75

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.

2017 87

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 72

Tesla Model 3 range-efficiency edge is a serious market strength

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Although Tesla may still sometimes be finding its way in terms of how to build cars themselves, it retains a distinct advantage over pretty much every other automaker in one respect: superb power management. Buried in the company’s third-quarter 2018 financial results—hailing a profit—were some numbers worth boasting about more. Efficiency

2018 86

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.

2016 67

Is Chevy Actually Testing New Marketing For The 2016 Volt?

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Marketing sales Plug-In Hybrids dealers Chevy Volt plug-in cars dealerships Test driveThe new 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid keeps and expands on all the good points of the first-generation Volt, while fixing a number of the old car's quirks. As we wrote in September, "The new Volt's a great car, and brings practical electric drive to U.S. drivers without a shred of range anxiety." But, we noted, "We just hope that Chevrolet's.

2015 63

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.

2014 152

Iran negotiations, OPEC meeting loom for oil markets

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As November draws to a close, there are two major events that could profoundly change the oil markets. There is a high degree of uncertainty over how the Iranian negotiations and the OPEC meeting will play out, but the end of November will be hugely important for energy markets. Market Background Oil by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com.

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Elio Motors' new marketing partner is.The Onion ?!?!? Yep.

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In the age of social media and viral marketing, carmakers have tried some pretty unusual stunts in order to sell their vehicles (think Matthew McConaughey's deadpan stoner Lincoln ads). Marketing Politics Comedy Threewheeler 3 Wheeler Elio MotorsIs it possible to use political satire to sell a car? But this combination may be among the most bizarre yet. DON'T MISS: Elio to sell 100 'pre-production'.

2016 55

Electric Cars Aren't Selling Because Makers Can't, Don't Market Them: Report

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Advertising Marketing Japan sales Germany Study plug-in carsElectric-car sales have grown more or less steadily over the past years, but the segment still represents a tiny fraction of total new-car sales. Factors like range, charging infrastructure, and low production volumes all contribute to caution on the part of the car-buying public. But could it also be that automakers just aren't very enthusiastic.

2015 86

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

2017 60

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.

2017 66

Think in trouble as Norwegian EV market booms

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Think, maker of the Think City, is in trouble, Norwegian business newspaper E24 reports. It's not paid it's bills since February, according to Swedish parts supplier AQ Wiring Systems. At the same time, sales of electric cars are booming in Norway. The iMiev has become the fastest selling car in its segment, beating out gas vehicles. 764 new electric cars were registered in the first five months of the year. During the same period last year, the number was only 123. Source: E24 ].

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Euro car market has best H1 of century; diesels down 17%; AFVs up 31% for 5.4% of total; SUVs booming

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The European car market recorded its best H1 performance of the century, with 8.6 Despite uncertainty in the UK, where the market was down 6.3% on H1 2017, the growth recorded in Germany, France and Spain allowed the overall market to keep growing. of the German market.

2018 105

New car market down 3%, but one in 12 are now going electric

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The UK new car market declined by a modest 3% in November, as stalling consumer confidence, continued supply delays due to WLTP emissions testing and model replacement all combined to affect overall sales

2018 45

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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