JATO: Euro car market drops 7.9% in June; SUV demand slows; Tesla posts highest market share gain

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The European car market dropped in June 2019 as 1.49 It was the biggest monthly drop so far in 2019, as only four out of the 27 markets included in JATO’s analysis posted growth but counted for a marginal 2.6% Toyota was the other big market share winner of the month.

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How Nissan hopes to market its future electric cars

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Advertising Marketing nissan leafThe Nissan Leaf with a roughly 60-kilowatt-hour battery was expected to make its public debut at the LA Auto Show earlier this month. It didn’t. That car is expected to appear “very soon,” perhaps at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show to be held in Las Vegas a month hence. DON'T MISS: Long-range Nissan Leaf missing from LA Auto.

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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.

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Reliance and BP to create major world-class fuels partnership for India’s fast-growing market

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India is expected to be the fastest-growing fuels market in the world over the next 20 years, with the number of passenger cars in the country estimated to grow almost six-fold over the period. This joint venture will also include RIL’s aviation fuels business, which currently operates at more than 30 airports across India, providing participation in this rapidly-growing market. India is set to be the world’s largest growth market for energy by the mid-2020s.

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JATO: 2018 record year for EVs; sales up 74% to 1.26M units; overall market stable, as SUVs rule

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It was one of the highest increases among all car categories on the global market, which can be explained by several factors, JATO said. Overall, 2018 marked a somewhat challenging year for the global car market, as sales fell for the first time since 2009, logging 86.01

2019 119

Oil Is At The Mercy Of Financial Markets

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Oil prices regained more ground on Wednesday, pushed higher after equity markets rebounded from an initial selloff at the start of 2019 trading. equity markets shook off an earlier bout of pessimism. Energy markets are following lockstep with what the equity markets are doing here, and I think that’s going to continue to be the case,” Brian LaRose at ICAP Technical Analysis, told Reuters. Market Background Oilby Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com.

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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

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Adamas: high-nickel cathodes making significant gains in passenger EV market

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Similarly, the more widely-used NCM 523 cathode chemistry saw an 87% jump in deployment year-over-year, expanding its already-imposing market share at the expense of legacy cathode chemistries, such as LFP. In April 2019, 6.7

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2020 Porsche Taycan could beat Tesla to market with vegan interior

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Look out, Tesla. Some versions of the upcoming Porsche Taycan electric car are going vegan, too—perhaps before Tesla can get there. Well, for now let’s call it vegan-ish. In a first release of information about the production Taycan interior.

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Volkswagen further strengthens activities in China with market entry of SEAT and Smart City Project; smaller EVs

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The Volkswagen Group is further expanding its business in its most important market, China, with the entry of SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, and the Smart City Project. Volkswagen Group China, SEAT and the Chinese auto manufacturer JAC, which together form the joint venture JAC Volkswagen, continue to drive SEAT’s market-entry strategy. The Spanish brand aims to enter the Chinese market in the coming two to three years.

2019 78

MAHLE-led consortium’s micro-CHP CNG engine provides 20% efficiency boost over current market best

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Downspeeding is a technique that, alongside downsizing, has brought significant efficiency benefits to the automotive and commercial vehicle 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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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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GlobalData: Global battery energy storage market to grow by 7% to reach $13.13B by 2023

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The global battery energy storage market will to grow to $13.13 Asia-Pacific (APAC) and EMEA will be the dominant markets for battery energy storage systems over the forecast period 2019-2023. APAC will continue to be the largest market, reaching $6.05

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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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UK market sees first decline in alternatively fueled vehicle sales in 27 months in June

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as ongoing confusion over low emission zones and diesel, the removal of key ultra low emission vehicle incentives and an overall decline in buyer confidence affected the market. of the 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.

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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

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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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China lets air out of its EV market with new restrictions on startups

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The country has become famous as the largest market in the world for electric cars, which account for about 3 percent of the 28 million cars sold there a year, triple the percentage of almost double the sales in the U.S.

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BYD, Toyota jointly to develop battery electric vehicles for Chinese market

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The two parties will jointly develop sedans and low-floor SUVs as well as the onboard batteries for these vehicles and others with the aim to launch them in the Chinese market under the Toyota brand in the first half of the 2020s. BYD Company Ltd.

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UK Consortium in £8M project to design EV powertrain for global market

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GKN Automotive, Drive System Design and the University of Nottingham are collaborating on an £8-million (US$10 million) project to design and develop a world-leading electric vehicle powertrain for the global market.

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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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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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Ballard unveils 8th generation fuel cell module for heavy duty motive market: FCmove-HD

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With a 35% reduction in lifecycle cost, the FCmove-HD module represents a major advancement in the cost competitiveness of fuel cell solutions for this market. Today’s product unveiling positions Ballard as the market leader in zero-emission PEM fuel cell power solutions for the Heavy Duty Motive market.

2019 97

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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Geely announces first electric car aimed at global markets

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In time with the Detroit auto show, Chinese automaker Geely announced its first electric car planned to go on sale worldwide. Called the GE11, Geely's first global electric car is a sedan about the size of a Honda Civic or Insight, with a similar sloping fastback design. The company did not specify a battery size or range, but said that the car. Geely

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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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Tesla’s share of the home-solar market continues to slide

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If you’ve seen the light with electric cars, chances are you’re at least curious about home solar. Solar can help contribute to vehicle charging, and it can help reduce the load from the electrical grid during peak charging times.

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More than 1M plug-in vehicles sold in China in 2018; 8.1% of LDV market

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of the light-duty vehicle market there, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). This compared to 386,000 plug-in vehicles sold in Europe and 361,000 plug-in vehicles in the United States—about 2% of the market in both places.

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Electrified vehicles count for 7.1% of new vehicles in Europe in May; SUVs continue to dominate full market

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Registrations of pure electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars totalled 94,000 units in 18 European markets in May 2019, counting for 7.1% Overall, the European car market remained stable in May 2019 for the second month in a row.

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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.

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Roskill: world copper market size previously underestimated; EVs to account for 3.1-4.0Mt net growth by 2035

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Roskill has constructed a comprehensive copper industry reference dataset covering the period 2014-2018, built upon a production, trade and consumption platform of the eleven main markets for semi-manufactures in copper and copper alloys. One of the main conclusions of the study, the 1st Edition of the Copper Demand to 2035 report, is that the size of the world copper market has been progressively underestimated.

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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

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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

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EDF launches subsidiary Hynamics to produce and to market low-carbon hydrogen

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In 2018, EDF consolidated its interest in the emerging low-carbon hydrogen market by acquiring a 21.7% stake in McPhy, a manufacturer and marketer of electrolysers and a player committed to low-carbon hydrogen since its creation in 2008.

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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.

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SEAT unveiling MEB-based el-Born EV at Geneva; in-market in 2020

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The car is expected to hit markets by 2020. SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, will unveil its el-Born electric vehicle concept at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show.

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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

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AKASOL entering N. American market with new battery production facility for commercial vehicles

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Germany-based AKASOL, a manufacturer of high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for commercial vehicles, plans to open a production facility in the metro Detroit area of Michigan.

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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.

European car market logs best year for alternative fueled vehicles, lowest diesel share since 2001

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The European car market remained stable during 2018, as 15.6 It was the best result since 2007, when the market peaked with 16.02 Globally, Europe was the world’s third-largest car market behind China and the US. market share.

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