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Ford Looks to Pack AV Sensors Into Side Mirrors
21st November 2018

Ford Looks to Pack AV Sensors Into Side Mirrors

Ungainly, experimental-looking autonomous cars may become less conspicuous, and more aerodynamic, if Ford turns a recent patent application into a feature. Ford Global Technologies filed a patent application last...

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20th November 2018

EVs Driving Global Growth of Lithium Market

An anticipated up-tick in adoption of electric vehicles is expected to aid boost the global market for lithium by 10.7% CAGR between the beginning of 2018 and the end...

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20th November 2018

Helping Driverless Cars ‘Feel’ the Road

The artificial intelligence that controls highly automated vehicles is starting to go where the rubber hits the road. Autonomous cars, and automated features like adaptive cruise control, work almost...

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19th November 2018

Nissan to Sack Chairman Alleging Financial Misconduct

The arrest and imminent sacking of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is unlikely to deflect the automaker from either its ongoing EV strategy or its commitment to the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance,...

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19th November 2018

The Disrupters: EVgo Jolting the Charging Network Business

Industry insiders, analysts and consumers agree that the growing proliferation of electric vehicle charging stations will encourage more consumers to buy EVs. The lack of infrastructure remains an oft-cited...

By Robert Gray

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19th November 2018

Weekly Brief: Tesla, GM and Nissan Unite to Save US EV Tax Credits

A crisis makes strange bedfellows. Last week three of the fiercest competitors on the electric vehicle front, Tesla, General Motors and Nissan, banded together to lobby for an extension...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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14th November 2018

Government Subsidies Vital to EV Uptake

Although sales volumes of plug-in vehicles remain modest in most markets, there are signs that predictions that they will represent 100% of new car sales in Europe by 2030...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

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9th November 2018

Renault Ups Its BEV Production For LCVs

Renault has announced increased French production of all-electric light commercial vehicles (LCVs) with part of a €1.4Bn ($1.6Bn) investment earmarked for the purpose. At an event this week attended...

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8th November 2018

Carmakers Must Stack Cyber-Security in Their Favor, Says Karamba

Cyber threats are one of the biggest dangers of connected and self-driving vehicles. The now-infamous Jeep hack revealed vulnerabilities that most, not even Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), knew existed....

By Louis Bedigian

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7th November 2018

Fisker Hoping For Solid-State BEV in 2021

There are several concerns about battery electric vehicles (BEVs) at the moment not least that the standard lithium ion technology is anything but eco-friendly. While these batteries rack up...

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2nd November 2018

Algae Grown Bio-Fuel Gets Mazda Backing

Mazda is pinning much of its green energy hopes on bio-fuels grown from algae. The Japanese carmaker has announced joint research projects and studies into the future use of...

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26th October 2018

Carmakers Remain Agile in an Uncertain Technological World, Says Citroën

Carmakers are hemmed into a technological cul-de-sac not totally convinced of what the future consumer will be buying. However, for that present consumer, the upside is that there is...

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