Electric Vehicles – Page 13

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    Shanghai Auto Show


    The 2015 Shanghai show attracted 928,000 visitors (photo: Shanghai Auto Show)The Shanghai Auto Show, which will start with two press days April 19 and 20, takes place as car sales in China look set to continue to grow at a solid, double-digit pace in 2017.The show, which will run ...

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    Bosch Connected World - Berlin


    More than 1,000 people attended last year's ConnectedWorld event (Photo: Bosch)Robert Bosch will hold its annual internet-of-things conference in Berlin March 15 and 16.The German automotive supplier, which has in recent years focused heavily on IoT technologies, is hosting an event that features senior industry executives speaking about the ...

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    Audi, FAW form Chinese new-mobility unit


    Audi's China sales are boosted by strong demand for compact cars (Photo: Audi)Audi and its local partner, FAW, have established a dedicated unit for mobility and digital services in China, as the German premium brand pursues a strategy to further grow its business in the world's biggest market.Audi and ...

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    Toyota exec highlights autonomous-driving challenges


    Toyota's Pratt says human nature is big factor in autonomous-driving technology (Photo: Bongard)Amid all the enthusiasm for driverless cars, a senior Toyota executive, speaking at the CES consumer electronics show, focused on some of the big challenges that will need to be overcome before autonomous driving can be adopted ...

  • Valeo.automotiveIT

    CES: Valeo shows range of new technologies


    The Valeo cockpit offers a vision of future new-mobility options (Photo: Valeo)LAS VEGAS -- Valeo showed a range of new connected-car technologies at this year CES, as the French automotive supplier group works to grab a bigger share of the fast-growing market for autonomous-vehicle-related systems.Jacques Aschenbroich, the company's CEO, ...

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    CES: ZF, Nvidia work on artificial-intelligence platform


    ZF sees sensing and intelligent systems as crucial in future mobility (Photo: ZF)LAS VEGAS -- ZF Friedrichshafen and Nvidia are jointly developing artificial intelligence (AI) systems for cars, trucks and other industrial applications.The German automotive supplier unveiled its ZF ProAI platform at a press conference here on the eve ...

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    At CES, Daimler's mobility vision wil be on display


    Daimler's EQ family represents the key mobility trends the carmaker expects to see in coming years (Photo: Daimler)LAS VEGAS -- Daimler will show its Concept EQ crossover and the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van at this year's CES in an attempt to provide concrete examples of what it expects the future ...

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    What to expect in 2017


    Automakers are hiring software engineers to develop new-mobility offerings (Photo: BMW)Is 2017 going to be the year of electric mobility? Will this be the year that autonomous vehicles take a decisive step toward roadworthiness? And will this be the year that automakers convince skeptics that they - rather than ...

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    Wanxiang gets Chinese permission to build Karma EVs


    The Karma Revero is a plug-in hybrid sports car based on the Fisker Karma (Photo; Karma Automotive)(Bloomberg) --Wangxiang Group, the owner of Karma Automotive, became the second auto-parts maker to receive permission from China's top economic planner to produce electric cars under a special scheme to encourage companies outside ...

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    Fiat may show EV at Las Vegas CES


    FiatChrysler will be one of the last major car brands to launch a full EV (Photo: FCA)(Bloomberg) -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will reveal a fully electric vehicle based on the Chrysler Pacifica minivan at CES in Las Vegas next month as the carmaker moves to get in step ...

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    CES - Las Vegas


    At the 2016 CES, GM CEO Mary Barra gave a keynote address (Photo: CES)The annual CES exhibition, the first major consumer electronics exhibition of the year, officially starts in Las Vegas on January 5.But press events already begin on January 3, when electric-vehicle startup Faraday Future and several other ...

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    With new mobility unit, VW pursues Uber, Apple


    VW CEO Matthias Mueller (right) and Moia CEO Ole Harms officially launched the carmaker's new mobility unit Monday (Photo: VW)(Bloomberg) --Volkswagen AG plans to expand its new mobility-services division into a business with billions in revenue as the German carmaker seeks salvation in ride-hailing, autonomous driving and electric cars ...

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    For China's BYD, monorails are next big growth area


    Roughly half of BYD's revenue comes from its automobile business (Photo: BYD)(Bloomberg) --Chinese carmaker BYD is in discussions with several countries about exporting its monorail system, as its billionaire founder Wang Chuanfu seeks a new avenue of growth amid rising competition to sell electric vehicles in the world’s biggest ...

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    US moves to cement emission targets before Trump takes office


    Low fuel prices have boosted US sales of heavy vehicles such as the Dodge Ram (Photo: Dodge)(Bloomberg) --The US Environmental Protection Agency moved to cement existing fuel-economy and emissions targets before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. The agency issued a proposal that automakers blasted as "eleventh-hour politics."The auto industry ...

  • bongard.automotiveIT

    Automakers will cooperate more on new mobility


    Competition for market share is fierce in the global auto industry, but that doesn’t mean there’s no room to cooperate. Especially in the past two years, as the pace of change has picked up, there’s been a marked increase in the number of strategic jont ventures the world’s carmakers have ...

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    Volvo Cars appoints McDonalds exec in CIO-CDO post


    Atif Rafiq (Photo: Volvo Cars)Volvo Cars has appointed Atif Rafiq senior vice president IT and chief digital officer effective January 2. The Swedish carmaker said Klas Bendrik, the current CIO, will leave the company.Rafiq, 43, has been the chief digital officer at fast-food chain McDonalds Corporation since 2013. There, ...

  • intel.automotiveIT

    Intel forms automated driving unit


    Intel showed its automated-driving technology during the LA Auto Show (Photo: Intel)Intel has formed a separate automated driving unit that will focus on next-generation driver assistance systems and autonomous-driving technologies.The chipmaker's Automated Driving Group (ADG), which aims to boost Intel's share of a fast-growing new mobility market, will be ...

  • jaguar.automotiveIT

    JLR wants to build EVs in post-Brexit Britain


    In November, Jaguar unveiled an electric i-Pace concept that will go into production in 2018 (Photo: JLR)(Bloomberg) --Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. said it intends to build electric cars in the UK if the government can overcome shortfalls in available energy and infrastructure investment, potentially giving Britain a manufacturing boost ...

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    BMW Boosts Tech Startup Fund


    Photo: BMW)(Bloomberg) --BMW AG plans to boost its investments in startups, as competition intensifies with new rivals including Tesla Motors Inc. over technologies that make cars smarter and more energy efficient.The luxury-vehicle maker will invest as much as 500 million euros through its iVentures capital fund over 10 years, ...

  • audi.automotiveIT

    German carmakers, Ford agree on fast-charging network for Europe


    The joint venture will use the CCS standard, which offers a connector that is compatible with most electric vehicles  (Photo: Audi)German carmakers BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche together with Ford Motor agreed to cooperate on a fast-charging network for battery-electric vehicles along the continent's major highways.The venture, which ...