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GKN Driveline’s new CEO, Phil Swash, talked with just-auto’s Calum MacRae to discuss the challenges of maintaining leadership in the AWD business and the potential opportunities the VW scandal presents to the automotive industry. Here’s the second part of that interview.
GKN Driveline’s new CEO, Phil Swash, talked with just-auto’s Calum MacRae to discuss the challenges of maintaining leadership in the AWD business and the potential opportunities the VW scandal presents to the automotive industry. Here’s the first part of that interview.
BMW has revamped its i3 with the introduction of a more powerful, 94Ah battery for both the i3 and the i3 Range Extender versions.
Lithium-ion technology developer, Hyperdrive Innovation has secured a cash injection of GBP3.2m (US$4.7m) from venture capital firms Hamilton Capital Partners and Rivers Capital, alongside R&D grant funding from Innovate UK and the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC).
Xerox company, PARC, has unveiled its ‘Co-Extrusion (CoEx) for Cost Reduction of Advanced High-Energy-and-Power Battery Electrode Manufacturing’ project funded by the US DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).
ZF says it is bundling activities which will shape the future of e-mobility into its new ‘E-Mobility Division’ which will be focused on market opportunities in China.
The German government has reached a deal with carmakers to jointly spend EUR1.2bn (US$1.4bn) on incentives to boost electric car sales.
Honda has announced it will expand its next Clarity model line to three variants from a single fuel cell model. The Clarity Electric and Plug-in Hybrid will both launch in the US in 2017.
Volvo Cars has announced that it aims to sell a total of up to one million electrified cars by 2025. It says the planned cumulative total can be met by offering at least two hybrid versions of every model in its range and releasing the first all-electric car in 2019.
Mahindra has launched its e2o REVA successor small electric city car in the UK.
GKN Automotive is again supplying Geely's Volvo Cars with an eAxle system for a plug-in hybrid.
Delphi has unveiled its 48-volt vehicle solution which it says could prove pivotal for automakers in meeting future emission regulations without sacrificing performance for customers.
Major Chinese gaming company Youzu Interactive plans to partner with an electric vehicle maker to produce a sport utility vehicle for sale in 2018 according to Bloomberg.
Tesla Motors says that reservations for Model 3 have now surpassed 325,000, which corresponds to about US$14bn in implied future sales, making this – it says - the "single biggest one-week launch of any product ever".
Among the factors cited by Tesla as causes behind slow sales of the Model X in the first quarter are the company’s own "hubris in adding far too much new technology to the Model X in version 1".
Kia Motors and Total Lubrifiants have renewed their partnership agreement for another five years with Total remaining Kia's "preferred" aftermarket lubricants supplier exclusively across a network of 5,500 dealers in 180 countries - including west European markets from 1 January, 2017.
Tesla Motors has unveiled its Model 3 electric car and started taking orders for the car, which comes with a lower price tag than previous models and is planned to reach much higher volumes.
The Twizy, Renault’s all-electric quadricyle EV, has been certified by Transport Canada, and is now set for release in a new market.
GKN Driveline said it was transferring hybrid technology from super sports cars into affordable compact vehicles, having developed an eAxle module that will enable C-segment vehicles to offer buyers a plug-in hybrid option with improved performance and a reduction in CO2 emissions of more than 50%.
Renault and Dutch partners Utrecht City Council, ElaadNL and LomboXnet have signed a letter of intent to develop a Franco-Dutch framework of smart solar charging points for electric vehicles.
BYD has launched an electric coach, developed using its pure electric bus expertise, and currently under homologation testing prior to its introduction in Europe. Paris was chosen for a preview appearance thanks to a drive by the city’s mayor to reduce pollution from such vehicles.
Geely's Volvo Cars believes the global automotive industry should strive towards the introduction of a standardised charging infrastructure for electric cars.
According to Toyota GB, the first Mirai in the UK to be booked in for a routine service gave technicians at a north west London dealership the opportunity to put their specialist hydrogen fuel cell training into practice.
I just looked at Tesla Motors stock price and it’s been moving up since February.
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