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    Report: Climate Change vs. Carmakers

    2019-09-20T15:33:00Z

    In our second report from Ultima Media’s automotive business intelligence team, we focus on climate change mitigation policies around the world with a particular focus on the most stringent and imminent EU CO2 emissions targets predicting the financial consequences of the legislation upon the OEMs, the impact upon the wider supply chain and the opportunities that arise from the legislation.

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    Report: Automotive headwinds align into a perfect storm

    2019-09-10T00:01:00Z

    Ultima Media’s new business intelligence team forecasts global vehicle sales by powertrain over the next decade, with analysis of the trends reshaping the automotive industry and its technology landscape. 

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    GM to rely more on Google for infotainment features

    2019-09-06T08:46:00Z

    General Motors is integrating a range of Google applications into its cars, as customers want seamless integration between in-car infotainment and the devices they use at home and in the office.

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    Former Byton chief Breitfeld becomes CEO of Faraday Future

    2019-09-05T10:48:00Z

    Former Byton CEO Carsten Breitfeld has been appointed global chief executive of Los Angeles-based Faraday Future (FF), strengthening the management ranks of the Chinese-owned electric-vehicle company and potentially improving its chances of bringing to market its flagship FF 91 model.

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    Toyota, Pony.ai embark on autonomous driving pilot

    2019-08-30T07:39:00Z

    Toyota Motor and China’s Pony.ai will work together on an autonomous driving pilot project to accelerate technology deployment and get more driverless cars on the road sooner.

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    Great Wall selects Germany’s Ibeo as lidar supplier

    2019-08-29T17:32:00Z

    Great Wall Motor has selected Hamburg-based Ibeo Automotive Systems as the source for lidars on its production vehicles. The Chinese maker of SUVs and pickup trucks will initially use the IbeoNEXT solid state lidar system on its upcoming Wey SUV model.

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    Magna opens new plant for cameras, robotics R&D center

    2019-08-20T21:12:00Z

    Magna has opened a new electronics manufacturing plant in Michigan that will increase production of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), especially in cameras and components to support vision-based driving systems.

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    Karl-Thomas Neumann to leave Canoo EV startup

    2019-07-18T16:46:00Z

    Karl-Thomas Neumann is leaving the management team of Canoo, the electric vehicle startup previously known as Evelozcity.

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    Ford, VW join forces as costs rise, markets fall

    2019-07-17T10:44:00Z

    Volkswagen and Ford agree to jointly develop autonomous vehicle technology. Also, Ford plans to build EVs on VW’s MEB platform.

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    Toyota and Denso to jointly research next-generation chips

    2019-07-10T08:39:00Z

    Toyota and Denso plan to bundle resources to research what kind of semiconductors will be needed in cars to power next-generation mobility.