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VW, JAC Sign Preliminary JV Deal on Electric Cars in China

VW, JAC Sign Preliminary JV Deal on Electric Cars in China

BEIJING — Volkswagen Group signed a preliminary deal with China’s Jianghuai Automobile to explore making electric and plug-in hybrid cars in a new joint venture, the German automaker said today in a statement.

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Daimler Plans at Least Six Electric Car Models

Daimler Plans at Least Six Electric Car Models

FRANKFURT — Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler plans to roll out at least six, and possibly as many as nine, electric car models as part of its push to compete with Tesla Motors, BMW and Audi, a person familiar with the plans told Reuters.

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Volvo and Autoliv Team up in Autonomous Driving

Volvo and Autoliv Team up in Autonomous Driving

STOCKHOLM — Volvo Cars and Autoliv today said they would form a joint venture to develop autonomous driving software as automotive firms across the industry race to embrace the emerging technology.

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German Premium Giants Race to Catch Tesla

German Premium Giants Race to Catch Tesla

The gleaming white Porsche with menacing black trim took less than 8 minutes to complete the Nuerburgring’s demanding Nordschleife circuit. The result was respectable but

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Wireless Charging and Autonomous Vehicles will Mobilize the Smart City

Wireless Charging and Autonomous Vehicles will Mobilize the Smart City

By Alex Gruzen, CEO of WiTricity

There’s no question that autonomous electric vehicles are coming. From Google and Uber to Tesla, BMW and Nissan, the world’s most innovative brands are conceiving and bringing to market entirely new modes of transportation that will revolutionize the ways in which we travel.

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Ethylene Carbonate-free Electrolytes Promise Less Oxidation and Better-performing Li-ion Cells

Ethylene Carbonate-free Electrolytes Promise Less Oxidation and Better-performing Li-ion Cells

A team led by celebrated battery boffin Professor Jeff Dahn at Dalhousie University has demonstrated that a common electrolyte additive is detrimental for Li-ion cells at high voltages, and suggest some alternatives.

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NAIAS AutoMobili-D Speaker and Symposium Applications Are Now Open

NAIAS AutoMobili-D Speaker and Symposium Applications Are Now Open

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is launching AutoMobili-D, a new addition to NAIAS that will focus on the rapidly evolving mobility landscape. AutoMobili-D will run in conjunction with the 2017 NAIAS this January in Detroit.

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U.S. Startup Aims to Take Autonomous Cars to Next Level

U.S. Startup Aims to Take Autonomous Cars to Next Level

Driverless cars need to be capable not only of maneuvering safely in traffic but communicating their movements to other drivers or pedestrians, the U.S. startup says.

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