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  • vw.automotiveIT
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    VW Group appoints Diess CEO; reorganizes company

    2018-04-13T17:28:59Z

    Diess came from BMW in 2015 to head the core VW brand (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group appointed Herbert Diess CEO and announced a far-reaching reorganization of the 12 brand automotive group. Diess will retain his position as head of the core Volkswagen brand, but will take over responsibility for ...

  • Schaeffler.automotiveIT
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    Schaeffler shows urban vehicle concept

    2018-04-12T18:14:58Z

    The "Schaeffler Mover" has a flexible architecture that can be adapted for various use cases (Photo: Schaeffler) Schaeffler has unveiled the “Schaeffler Mover,” an urban vehicle concept that offers a technology platform that lends itself to various scenarios. The feasibility study is the German engineering group’s attempt to prepare ...

  • magna.automotiveIT
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    Magna to develop EV architecture for China with BAIC

    2018-04-10T11:42:12Z

    In 2017, Magna sponsored engineering students participating in an EV racing event (Photo: Magna) Magna International will develop a next-generation smart electric vehicle architecture together with China's Beijing Automotive Industry Holding (BAIC). The Canadian automotive supplier said the architecture will specifically be for the Chinese market, where 700,000 electrified ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    VW Group to build EVs at 16 plants by 2022

    2018-03-16T13:34:42Z

    VW's Vizzion concept will be the flagship model of the new I.D. family (Photo: Geneva Motor Show) Volkswagen Group will build electric vehicles at 16 plants worldwide by 2022, up from three locations today, the German automaker said. VW also said that, to ensure adequate battery capacity for an ...

  • didi.automotiveIT
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    Didi, BAIC to jointly operate an EV car-sharing program

    2018-03-13T15:55:50Z

    Didi and BAIC executives agree to cooperate (Photo: Didi Chuxing) Didi Chuxing and BAIC Group will jointly operate an electric-vehicle car-sharing program in China. Didi, which operates China's largest mobile transportation platform, said it had formed a strategic partnership with automaker BAIC to work together in areas such as ...

  • GM.automotiveIT
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    GM to ramp up production of Bolt EV

    2018-03-12T11:59:59Z

    GM builds the Bolt EV at its Orion plant north of Detroit (Photo: GM) General Motors will soon ramp up production of the Bolt EV amid increasing global demand for the car, GM CEO Mary Barra said. The Bolt EV, which is built at GM's Orion Assembly plant north ...

  • mini.automotiveIT
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    BMW plans to build electric Minis in China

    2018-03-04T12:18:22Z

    BMW showed a concept for an electric Mini at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2017 (Photo: LA Auto Show) BMW said it is in "advanced discussions" to form a new joint venture with Great Wall Motor in China to locally produce electric Mini brand cars there. The German ...

  • saic.automotiveIT
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    Infineon, SAIC jointly tackle Chinese EV market

    2018-03-04T11:09:28Z

    SAIC last year launched the Roewe ERX5, an electric SUV with a broad range of connected features (Photo: SAIC) Infineon and SAIC Motor Corp. will jointly develop power modules for Chinese electric vehicles, giving the German semiconductor group a stronger foothold in the world’s biggest auto market. Infineon said ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch announces new mobility initiatives

    2018-02-24T16:49:24Z

    Bosch CEO Denner announced a range of new connected products (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch has formed a separate division that will focus on mobility technologies, including car sharing, ride sharing and connectivity-based services. The German automotive supplier also announced that it had acquired Splitting Fares (SPLT), a US start-up ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler starts building “most modern” Mercedes car plant

    2018-02-23T09:13:00Z

    Daimler s production boss says Factory 56 marks a milestone in car manufacturing (Photo: Daimler) Daimler officially laid the foundation stone this week for what it called “the most modern” car production facility in the world. The premium car group said its “Factory 56” plant in ...

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    Canada insight: Ontario is supporting high-tech R&D, electric vehicle ownership

    2017-12-18T13:00:00Z

    Brad Duguid is minister of economic development and growth for the Canadian province of Ontario. In this capacity, he plays an important role in helping the regional automotive industry stay competitive.

  • Screen-Shot-2017-12-18-at-10.28.39
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    For Toyota, a new goal: 5.5 million EVs a year by 2030

    2017-12-18T12:59:00Z

    Toyota will rely on several electrification technologies (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor announced a commitment Monday to start selling a much broader range of full electric and other electrified vehicles in coming years, moving away from a heavy reliance on its pioneering hybrid-electric technology. The Japanese car ...

  • panasonic-batteries
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    Toyota, Panasonic cooperate on prismatic EV batteries

    2017-12-18T12:56:00Z

    Automotive lithium-ion batteries are a core business for Panasonic (Photo: Panasonic) Toyota Motor and Panasonic will jointly conduct a feasibility study of the potential of so-called prismatic batteries. The cooperation underscores a growing expectation in the auto industry that battery technology will be a crucial competitive factor ...

  • Article

    Ford, Alibaba to cooperate in China

    2017-12-18T12:54:00Z

    Ford Motor and China’s Alibaba Group will jointly look for areas of cooperation, specifically in fields such as connectivity, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, mobility services and digital marketing.

  • Hau Thai-Tang.Ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford: "The shift from hardware to software is changing the cost structure"

    2017-10-30T11:11:00Z

    Ford’s global purchasing chief, Thai-Tang, 51, discusses Ford’s software-focused strategic goals, the reasoning behind some of its recent investment decisions, and the implications of the industry’s move to electric mobility.

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford grows its driverless-car unit through acquisition

    2017-10-29T12:03:00Z

    Lidar can see things that conventional radar may miss, making it essential for driverless cars (Photo: Argo AI) Ford Motor s recently acquired artificial intelligence company, Argo AI, bought Princeton Lightwave, in a move to further boost its in-house expertise in a technology that s key for ...

  • emove360.automotiveIT
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    Electric vehicles: slow progress or a revolution?

    2017-10-17T17:59:00Z

    The new mobility trade show eMove360 takes place every year in Munich (Photo: Bongard) Judging by the enthusiasm of the 304 exhibitors at this year’s eMove360 trade fair in Munich this year, electric vehicles have arrived. Granted, there weren’t any automaker stands at the annual show. ...

  • Delphi.automotiveIT
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    Delphi: "We are pushing to make OTA happen"

    2017-10-16T10:27:00Z

    Mary Gustanski, who leads engineering at Delphi, sees a need for a new vehicle IT architecture.

  • ZF.automotiveIT
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    Nvidia unveils computing platform for Level 5 autonomous vehicles

    2017-10-11T19:04:05Z

    Huang stressed that computing power is key to autonomous driving (Photo: Nvidia) MUNICH - Nvidia has developed a computer platform small enough to leave sufficient room in the trunk and powerful enough to manage the array of systems needed to make Level 5 autonomous vehicles a reality. Nvidia founder ...

  • dyson.automotiveIT
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    Vacuum cleaner maker Dyson plans an EV for 2020

    2017-09-27T18:47:35Z

    James Dyson first developed a bagless vacuum cleaner. (Photo: Dyson) British vacuum-cleaner maker Dyson plans to invest 2.0 billion pounds to build an electric car that should be ready as early as 2020. Dyson's visionary founder, James Dyson, unveiled the plan in an email to staff that laid out ...