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Category: Motorized Vehicle


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China: source

August 23, 2019

Via: Reuters

The move represents a push by Tesla to diversify sources of the key component for its electric vehicles from its exclusive supplier, Japan’s Panasonic Corp (6752.T). Another source said LG Chem agreed to supply batteries for Tesla’s China plant, without […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

India has not set deadline to launch electric vehicles: official

August 21, 2019

Via: Reuters

New Delhi (Reuters) – The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday. The Indian auto industry has been caught in the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Former GM Europe boss Forster proposed as chair of Hella’s shareholder committee

August 19, 2019

Via: Automotive News

FRANKFURT — Carl-Peter Forster, formerly head of GM Europe and a BMW veteran, has been proposed as chairman of Hella’s shareholders’ committee, the German supplier said in a statement. The appointment could be confirmed at the company’s annual general meeting […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

China’s Ninebot unveils scooters that drive themselves to charging stations

August 16, 2019

Via: Reuters

Ninebot said Uber and Lyft, the ride-hailing giants that are expanding into scooter-sharing, would be among the customers for the new semi-autonomous vehicles that are expected to hit roads early next year. Gao Lufeng, Ninebot chairman and chief executive, told […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla gains EV share in California

August 15, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Electric vehicles are poised to top 100,000 registrations in California this year as their share of the state’s light-vehicle market rose to 5.6 percent through June compared with 4.7 percent for all of 2018. That’s counter to a downward trend […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

PSA, Dongfeng to drop 2 China plants, halve workforce, report says

August 12, 2019

Via: Automotive News

BEIJING/PARIS — PSA Group and partner Dongfeng Motor have agreed to cut thousands of jobs in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting […]


Design & Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Hyundai launches hybrid vehicle with solar panels

August 6, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Korean automotive manufacturer Hyundai has announced the launch of its first car to feature solar panels. The solar roof charging system provides electric power as the vehicle is driving, contributing between 30 and 60% of battery charge per day. Charged […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Cars.com decides against selling itself; shares plunge

August 5, 2019

Via: Automotive News

CHICAGO — Cars.com said it finished a strategic review with “no actionable bids” for the company and “will focus on executing its strategic plan as an independent public company.” Shares in the company plunged 37 percent to $11.32 in early […]


Design & Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R & D

How the industry’s researchers are looking for new vehicle ingredients

August 5, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Sometime in the mid-1990s, when Katrina Cornish was living in California and working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, she saw a load of freshly picked tomatoes in a hopper being transported from a farm on the back of a […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Tesla sued by family of Florida man killed in Autopilot crash

August 2, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. was sued for the second time in three months by the family of a car owner who was killed in a crash while using the driver-assistance system Autopilot. Jeremy Banner, 50, died when the Model 3 sedan he […]