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Group Wants Industry’s Anti-AV Legislation Push Quashed
10th December 2018

Group Wants Industry’s Anti-AV Legislation Push Quashed

A consumer rights group is calling for alleged efforts by the automotive industry to overturn California’s autonomous vehicle legislation to be forestalled nationally. Ahead of the US House of...

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Scania to Supply Trucks for German E-Highways
10th December 2018

Scania to Supply Trucks for German E-Highways

Scania has been awarded a contract by the German environment ministry to supply trucks for the country’s new ‘e-highways’. The trucks will initially be trialed along the A5 autobahn...

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10th December 2018

Honda Claims Eco-Friendly New Auto Battery

Honda claims an automotive grade battery it has helped to develop offers more energy for its size, lower operating temperatures and is much more environmentally friendly than current lithium-ion...

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Car-Sharing Platform Comes to Denver
10th December 2018

Car-Sharing Platform Comes to Denver

A peer-to-peer car-sharing platform is launching its services in Denver, Colorado. Getaround aims to allow car owners to make money from their vehicles via its smartphone app by lending...

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Samsung to Develop AV Test Zone Infrastructure
7th December 2018

Samsung to Develop AV Test Zone Infrastructure

Samsung is partnering with a transport organization to develop the infrastructure for K-City, South Korea’s autonomous vehicle technology testing zone. The tech giant is joining forces with the Korea...

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Volkswagen to Boost EV Spending
7th December 2018

Volkswagen to Boost EV Spending

Volkswagen says it is to boost spending on electric vehicles between 2019 and 2023. A statement from the automaker said its “model portfolio is being streamlined and the number...

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EV Battery Maker Announces Georgia Plant
7th December 2018

EV Battery Maker Announces Georgia Plant

An electric vehicle battery maker plans to build a battery manufacturing plant in Jackson County, Georgia. South Korea’s SK Innovation said it plans to spend $1.67Bn on construction of...

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7th December 2018

Luxembourg’s Public Transport Fight-Back Against Private MaaS Operators

Luxembourg has thrown down the gauntlet to private mobility-as-a-service providers by making all its public transport free of charge. The move effectively negates most of the incentives for commuting...

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7th December 2018

Vauxhall Ramps Up EV Offering Thanks to PSA

British marque Vauxhall is gearing up to join the EV party with the announcement of two new electric powertrains for its models a year ahead of its planned schedule....

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6th December 2018

Rhode Island Picks May Mobility to Run AV Pilot Program

May Mobility, the autonomous vehicle startup, already has self-driving shuttle programs underway in Ohio and Michigan. The Rhode Island trial begins this winter.

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Waymo’s Commercial Ride-Sharing Service: Why It Matters
6th December 2018

Waymo’s Commercial Ride-Sharing Service: Why It Matters

After much hype, Waymo One, the company's commercial ride-sharing, is here. Here's why it matters.

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Diesel Leasing Resurgent, Bucking Falling Sales Trend
6th December 2018

Diesel Leasing Resurgent, Bucking Falling Sales Trend

A survey shows despite sales of diesel-powered vehicles continuing to fall, inquiries to lease such vehicles are actually increasing. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)...

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