Volkswagen establishes VWAT subsidiary to bring autonomous driving to market; light commercial vehicles first target

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As a center of excellence for autonomous driving from Level 4 up, VWAT will serve to build up know-how within the Group and bring a self-driving system (SDS) to market maturity. Autonomous driving Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

2019 78

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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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.

2019 119

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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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 120

California BEV sales in Q2 stable from Q1; 5.5% market share; 73% Tesla

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Sales of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in California during the second quarter of 2019 were largely stable from the prior quarter with a slight increase to 26,754 units from 26,053, although with a slight drop in market share from 5.6% Additionally, FCEVs (fuel cell electric vehicles) also would count towards the ZEV total, but data show total market share for these vehicles to date at around 0.1%. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Market Background Plug-ins Sales

2019 78

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.

2019 75

ICCT quantifies the EV charging infrastructure gap across US markets

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Across major US markets through 2017, about one-fourth of the workplace and public chargers needed by 2025 are in place. Cities, states, automakers, and utilities with electric vehicle growth ambitions can learn from these leading markets to fill the charging gaps. Markets”.

2019 121

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 75

Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market; electric VTOL concept

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Porsche and Boeing signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace. We are combining the strengths of two leading global companies to address a potential key market segment of the future.

2019 117

Volkswagen’s ID.3 debuts for the European market

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Volkswagen’s ID.3 electric vehicle, the first model from the MEB product line for electric vehicles, is making its debut at IAA 2019 in Frankfurt. The ID.3 will not go on sale in North America. The ID.3

2019 97

Los Angeles Community Choice Power Launches Without Community Involvement & Lacking Professional Branding & Marketing #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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IVECO, FPT Industrial and Nikola Corporation unveil Nikola TRE battery-electric truck for European markets

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The IVECO S-WAY is a stand-out product, which embodies IVECO’s concept of customer-centricity and has already gained momentum in the markets with well-deserved success.

2019 78

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.

2019 65

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

2019 139

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 83

Audi unveils e-tron Sportback electric SUV Coupé; market intro spring 2020

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Market introduction in Europe is scheduled for the spring of 2020. At market launch, Audi will offer the all-electric drive SUV coupé with a second motor variant. The optional charging stem connect will be available for ordering at market launch.

2019 95

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 101

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

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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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.

2016 86

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 92

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

2019 103

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.

2019 123

Mazda aims its new MX-30 EV at the European market

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Mazda's new concept may sport a set of suicide doors and have an optional rotary engine, but it's not a performance coupe; it's an electric crossover, and it's aimed squarely at the European market.

2019 52

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.

2019 104

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.

2019 110

CSIRO and Piotrek partner on next-gen solid-state Li-ion batteries for global market

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Piotrek General Manager Ihei Sada said combining the CSIRO SPE with Piotrek ICP will give his company a big market advantage. This partnership will help Piotrek make our batteries safer and more efficient, and with our industry reach, we will get our advanced batteries to the market faster.

2019 97

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.

2016 107

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 111

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.

2019 106

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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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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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

2019 87

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 95

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.

2019 103

Adamas: NCM 811 is now the second-most used cathode chemistry in China’s passenger EV market

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Up from just 1% in January 2019, NCM 811 is now the second-most used cathode chemistry in China’s passenger EV market, according to Adamas Intelligence’s latest “ EV Battery Capacity Monthly ” report. In China, for the second month in a row, NCM 811 was second-only to NCM 523 by capacity deployed, while the once-popular NCM 622 now finds itself in fifth spot with a mere 5% of the market.

2019 76

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

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 84

Sono Motors looks for startup shortcuts to bring solar car to market

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Solar powered cars generally face one glaring, gamestopping hurdle: Today’s solar cells don’t produce enough power to drive a standard-sized car any distance. That would take more solar cells than there is space on top of a car. Don’t tell that to Sono Motors, though.

2019 52

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 75

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 83

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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