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Toyota and Panasonic consider joint development of electric vehicle batteries

Toyota Motor and Panasonic said on Wednesday they were considering jointly developing batteries for electric vehicles (EVs), a partnership that could help Panasonic extend its market lead in automotive lithium-ion batteries.
The announcement builds on an existing agreement under which Panasonic manufactures batteries for Toyota’s petrol-electric and plug-in hybri More

Toyota Motor and Panasonic said on Wednesday they were considering jointly developing batteries for electric vehicles (EVs), a partnership that could help Panasonic extend its market lead in automotive lithium-ion batteries.
The announcement builds on an existing agreement under which Panasonic manufactures batteries for Toyota’s petrol-electric and plug-in hybri More

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Ford recruits Alibaba to help break into China’s electric vehicle industry | TechCrunch

Ford has put a lot of focus on China’s electric vehicle market — with a local joint venture expected to lead to 15 electric or hybrid models on sale in the country by 2025 — and today the automotive giant announced a tie-in with Alibaba to fulfill its ambitious goals.

The scope of alliance is fairly broad and vague at this point, but a large chunk of the”s More

Ford has put a lot of focus on China’s electric vehicle market — with a local joint venture expected to lead to 15 electric or hybrid models on sale in the country by 2025 — and today the automotive giant announced a tie-in with Alibaba to fulfill its ambitious goals.

The scope of alliance is fairly broad and vague at this point, but a large chunk of the”s More

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Mahindra Electric: Uber to partner with Mahindra for electric vehicles in India

MUMBAI: Automaker Mahindra & Mahindra has entered into a partnership with Uber India to deploy electric vehicles on the US cab aggregator’s platform, beginning with a few hundred vehicles in Delhi and Hyderabad in February next year before expanding to other cities in the country.
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MUMBAI: Automaker Mahindra & Mahindra has entered into a partnership with Uber India to deploy electric vehicles on the US cab aggregator’s platform, beginning with a few hundred vehicles in Delhi and Hyderabad in February next year before expanding to other cities in the country.
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MIT and Lamborghini collaborate to develop the Terzo Millenio, a self healing electric car for the third millennium

Plonked in the Stata Center courtyard at the MITcampus is what looks like a visitor from the future. The Terzo Millenio, which literally means “third millennium” is a concept car that aims to be self healing and all electric. The technologies might sound futuristic, but are actually within the reach of current technological developments. The vehicle is the result of a collaboration bet More

Plonked in the Stata Center courtyard at the MITcampus is what looks like a visitor from the future. The Terzo Millenio, which literally means “third millennium” is a concept car that aims to be self healing and all electric. The technologies might sound futuristic, but are actually within the reach of current technological developments. The vehicle is the result of a collaboration bet More

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Groupe Renault partners with Oktal to develop autonomous vehicles | Arab News

Groupe Renault has announced the acquisition of a 35 percent stake in a new joint venture, autonomous vehicle simulation (AVS), formed together with Oktal, a subsidiary of Sogeclair, a French aerospace and simulation company based in Toulouse, France. It said the step would allow Renault and the Renault-Nissan Alliance to continue delivering a menu of advanced technologies by furthering autonomous More

Groupe Renault has announced the acquisition of a 35 percent stake in a new joint venture, autonomous vehicle simulation (AVS), formed together with Oktal, a subsidiary of Sogeclair, a French aerospace and simulation company based in Toulouse, France. It said the step would allow Renault and the Renault-Nissan Alliance to continue delivering a menu of advanced technologies by furthering autonomous More

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Toyota and Mazda are making a new company to develop electric cars – The Verge

More automakers are partnering in preparation for an electric car future. Mazda and Toyota are next, joining with Denso Corporation to form a new company that will develop electric vehicle technologies.

The deal, announced today, comes about a month after Toyota said it would take a 5 percent stake in Mazda and that the two would pursue electric vehicles and necessary research and d More

More automakers are partnering in preparation for an electric car future. Mazda and Toyota are next, joining with Denso Corporation to form a new company that will develop electric vehicle technologies.

The deal, announced today, comes about a month after Toyota said it would take a 5 percent stake in Mazda and that the two would pursue electric vehicles and necessary research and d More

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Apple is reportedly working on electric car batteries with China’s biggest battery maker | Electrek

Last year, Apple was rumored to be working on an autonomous all-electric car codenamed ‘Project Titan’. The company later confirmed development work on an autonomous driving platform and CEO Tim Cook even referred to it as “a core technology” for the company , but it showed signs of giving up on developing an actual car.

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Last year, Apple was rumored to be working on an autonomous all-electric car codenamed ‘Project Titan’. The company later confirmed development work on an autonomous driving platform and CEO Tim Cook even referred to it as “a core technology” for the company , but it showed signs of giving up on developing an actual car.

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Honda And Hitachi Automotive Announce Joint Venture For…

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NDTVAuto.com Honda Motor Company and Hitachi Automotive Systems have announced a joint venture to design and manufacture electric motors for electric vehicles in the future. The JV could help Honda increase electric car production and offer models in countries like …… More

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NDTVAuto.com Honda Motor Company and Hitachi Automotive Systems have announced a joint venture to design and manufacture electric motors for electric vehicles in the future. The JV could help Honda increase electric car production and offer models in countries like …… More

Daimler announces investments in electric vehicles with…

Electrek If there’s a place where established automakers are not shy about making electric vehicle investments, it’s in China.… More

Electrek If there’s a place where established automakers are not shy about making electric vehicle investments, it’s in China.… More

Uber once offered to partner with Tesla on self-driving cars — but Elon Musk said no

(CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk attends an environmental conference at Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo, Norway April 21, 2016.NTB Scanpix/Heiko Junge/via REUTERS)
Tesla brushed off an offer last year by Uber to partner on self-driving cars.
The revelation comes from Wild Ride, a book written by Fortune’s Adam Lashinsky, which Bloomberg read in advance of its publication next week.< More

(CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk attends an environmental conference at Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo, Norway April 21, 2016.NTB Scanpix/Heiko Junge/via REUTERS)
Tesla brushed off an offer last year by Uber to partner on self-driving cars.
The revelation comes from Wild Ride, a book written by Fortune’s Adam Lashinsky, which Bloomberg read in advance of its publication next week.< More

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Who’s Dating Whom In The Red-Hot Market For Self-Driving Cars | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD

Autonomous driving is too complicated and too important to do it yourself. At least that’s the logic behind automakers and technology firms such as General Motors (GM), Alphabet (GOOGL) and Intel (INTC) that are carpooling their self-driving efforts in one or more alliances. Tesla (TSLA) continues to forge its own path, however, while no one is sure what Apple (AAPL) plans to do.

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Autonomous driving is too complicated and too important to do it yourself. At least that’s the logic behind automakers and technology firms such as General Motors (GM), Alphabet (GOOGL) and Intel (INTC) that are carpooling their self-driving efforts in one or more alliances. Tesla (TSLA) continues to forge its own path, however, while no one is sure what Apple (AAPL) plans to do.

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Uber Flying Cars: ChargePoint Develops Special Chargers | Fortune.com

Before Uber can get its network of flying electric taxis off the ground, it will need the right infrastructure, including special chargers to keep the batteries full of energy.
So the ride-hailing service is partnering with startup ChargePoint to develop chargers that will fit any vertical take-off and landing aircraft, a.k.a. “flying cars,” the companies announced Tuesday at the Ele More

Before Uber can get its network of flying electric taxis off the ground, it will need the right infrastructure, including special chargers to keep the batteries full of energy.
So the ride-hailing service is partnering with startup ChargePoint to develop chargers that will fit any vertical take-off and landing aircraft, a.k.a. “flying cars,” the companies announced Tuesday at the Ele More

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Suzuki, Toshiba, Denso to build lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles in India – Livemint

New Delhi: Suzuki Motor Corp., parent of India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, said on Friday that it will form a joint venture with two Japanese firms, Denso Corp. and Toshiba Corp., to produce lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles in India.

The company will be established this year and will start production soon thereafter. The initial capital expenditure will be 20 b More

New Delhi: Suzuki Motor Corp., parent of India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, said on Friday that it will form a joint venture with two Japanese firms, Denso Corp. and Toshiba Corp., to produce lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles in India.

The company will be established this year and will start production soon thereafter. The initial capital expenditure will be 20 b More

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China’s Changan forms electric car JV with local startup Nio | Reuters

China’s fourth-largest automaker Chongqing Changan Automobile Co Ltd and Nio, an electric car startup formerly known as NextEV, will form a joint venture to cooperate on researching and selling electric cars, Nio said on Sunday.

China is aggressively promoting electric cars to combat urban smog and push the industry to the forefront of automotive technology, loosening rules in recent More

China’s fourth-largest automaker Chongqing Changan Automobile Co Ltd and Nio, an electric car startup formerly known as NextEV, will form a joint venture to cooperate on researching and selling electric cars, Nio said on Sunday.

China is aggressively promoting electric cars to combat urban smog and push the industry to the forefront of automotive technology, loosening rules in recent More

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Daimler leads $82 million investment in major electric vehicle charging network ChargePoint to expand in Europe | Electrek

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Chinese battery maker signs massive supply contract with NEVS ahead of build out of new Gigafactory-size plant | Electrek

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL), a relatively new Chinese li-ion battery maker, is shaping up to become a major player in the industry in the coming years with plans for several important battery factories comparable in size to Tesla’s Gigafactory.

The company has now signed a supply contract with SAAB successor National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) in order for the More

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL), a relatively new Chinese li-ion battery maker, is shaping up to become a major player in the industry in the coming years with plans for several important battery factories comparable in size to Tesla’s Gigafactory.

The company has now signed a supply contract with SAAB successor National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) in order for the More

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Panasonic looks to expand Tesla partnership into self-driving technology

The relationship between Tesla and Panasonic continues to deepen after the Japanese electronics maker announced today that it will shift focus to the automotive business. In specific, Panasonic who’s been a long time partner and investor in Tesla’s Gigafactory plant where it jointly produces lithium-ion battery cells with the electric car maker and energy company, aims to develop sensors and c More

The relationship between Tesla and Panasonic continues to deepen after the Japanese electronics maker announced today that it will shift focus to the automotive business. In specific, Panasonic who’s been a long time partner and investor in Tesla’s Gigafactory plant where it jointly produces lithium-ion battery cells with the electric car maker and energy company, aims to develop sensors and c More

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GM announces partnership with Boston startup WiTricity to develop wireless charging technology | Electrek

Love it or hate it, wireless charging has been around for years. While stereotypically the technology comes with enough convenience issues to make most users question it’s superiority to traditional chorded tech, like any contemporary invention it has steadily improved over the past few years.

Earlier this week, a partnership was announced between Boston-area startup WiTricity and General More

Love it or hate it, wireless charging has been around for years. While stereotypically the technology comes with enough convenience issues to make most users question it’s superiority to traditional chorded tech, like any contemporary invention it has steadily improved over the past few years.

Earlier this week, a partnership was announced between Boston-area startup WiTricity and General More

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Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault to Lower Prices by 20% by Sharing Nissan LEAF Platform | The News Wheel

We recently reported that Mitsubishi and Nissanwould begin to share all EV tech, and already we are getting a glimpse of what that might mean for the global market.

According to Nikkei Asian Review, Nissan is planning to mass-produce a new $17,000 electric car, making it significantly cheaper than the existing Nissan LEAF.

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We recently reported that Mitsubishi and Nissanwould begin to share all EV tech, and already we are getting a glimpse of what that might mean for the global market.

According to Nikkei Asian Review, Nissan is planning to mass-produce a new $17,000 electric car, making it significantly cheaper than the existing Nissan LEAF.

As global competitors ramp up their production of hybrids, pl More

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Volkswagen Joins Partners to Simplify Finding and Paying For Electric Car Charging

Volkswagen Group has become a shareholder in a German company helping electric car drivers seamlessly find and pay for charging.

As part of its Strategy 2025 electric car campaign and post-“Dieselgate” strategy, the automaker will begin supporting Hubject GmbH and its eRoaming platform early next year. Since 2012, Hubject has brought digital interconnection of charging stations backed b More

Volkswagen Group has become a shareholder in a German company helping electric car drivers seamlessly find and pay for charging.

As part of its Strategy 2025 electric car campaign and post-“Dieselgate” strategy, the automaker will begin supporting Hubject GmbH and its eRoaming platform early next year. Since 2012, Hubject has brought digital interconnection of charging stations backed b More

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China to assist Iran in manufacturing hybrid and electric vehicles

The Chinese car company BYD and Iranian car manufacturer Kerman Motor signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the production of hybrid and electric vehicles, the Iranian company informed.

Under the deal, the Chinese company will export technology to produce hybrid and electric vehicles, as well as batteries to Iran.

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The Chinese car company BYD and Iranian car manufacturer Kerman Motor signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the production of hybrid and electric vehicles, the Iranian company informed.

Under the deal, the Chinese company will export technology to produce hybrid and electric vehicles, as well as batteries to Iran.

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4 automakers join forces for 350-kilowatt fast-charging network

As they gear up to launch a new generation of volume electric cars, the major automakers are following Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] lead of rolling out charging infrastructure to help eliminate range anxiety for owners.

But instead of going it alone with individual standards, as Tesla has done with its Supercharger stations, most of the major automakers are joining forces to roll out charging stat More

As they gear up to launch a new generation of volume electric cars, the major automakers are following Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] lead of rolling out charging infrastructure to help eliminate range anxiety for owners.

But instead of going it alone with individual standards, as Tesla has done with its Supercharger stations, most of the major automakers are joining forces to roll out charging stat More

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PG&E and BMW Partner on Next Phase of Pilot Studying EV Charging

Transmission and Distribution World BMW i3, BMW i8 and iPerformance EV and plug-in hybrid EV owners in the greater San Francisco Bay Area who are PG&E customers are invited to apply for participation in a 24-month program focused on managed EV charging.… More

Transmission and Distribution World BMW i3, BMW i8 and iPerformance EV and plug-in hybrid EV owners in the greater San Francisco Bay Area who are PG&E customers are invited to apply for participation in a 24-month program focused on managed EV charging.… More

Tesla to Work with Nvidia for fully Autonomous Driving Hardware – Tires & Parts News

Tesla Motors has announced that all new Tesla models, including the highly coveted Model 3, the Model X and Model S will come with a “supercomputer” that uses Nvidia’s Drive PX 2 AI computing platform. Compared to the previous system, the Nvidia system will processing power that is 40 times as fast and will have a neural net that Tesla has developed for vision, sonar, and radar processing.More

Tesla Motors has announced that all new Tesla models, including the highly coveted Model 3, the Model X and Model S will come with a “supercomputer” that uses Nvidia’s Drive PX 2 AI computing platform. Compared to the previous system, the Nvidia system will processing power that is 40 times as fast and will have a neural net that Tesla has developed for vision, sonar, and radar processing.More

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Tesla and Panasonic to Partner on Photovoltaic Cell and Module Production Plant in Buffalo

I4U News The Tesla product announcement scheduled for October 17 has been postponed to Wednesday, October 19 by Elon Musk. There is still something new from Tesla this Monday.… More

I4U News The Tesla product announcement scheduled for October 17 has been postponed to Wednesday, October 19 by Elon Musk. There is still something new from Tesla this Monday.… More

Faraday Future Inks Battery Pact With LG Chem For Mystery Electric Car

Faraday Future’s FFZERO1 Concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January . (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Faraday Future, the Los Angeles-based automotive startup backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, formed a partnership with South Korea’s LG Chem to supply lithium-ion cells for electric vehicles it’s developing but has yet to reveal.

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Faraday Future’s FFZERO1 Concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January . (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Faraday Future, the Los Angeles-based automotive startup backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, formed a partnership with South Korea’s LG Chem to supply lithium-ion cells for electric vehicles it’s developing but has yet to reveal.

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Faraday Future Says LG Chem Will Provide Batteries for Electric Cars

The companies say they’ve co-developed a better battery.

Faraday Future, the electric car startup backed by Chinese investors and based in California, says it will use lithium-ion batteries made by LG Chem for its future vehicles.

The lithium-ion cells will be integrated into Faraday Future’s so-called VPA platform, a universal, scalable modular battery structure that will allow More

The companies say they’ve co-developed a better battery.

Faraday Future, the electric car startup backed by Chinese investors and based in California, says it will use lithium-ion batteries made by LG Chem for its future vehicles.

The lithium-ion cells will be integrated into Faraday Future’s so-called VPA platform, a universal, scalable modular battery structure that will allow More

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Partners With Taiwan Mobile For Connecting Its Vehicles

Last month, The Country Caller reported that Taiwanese manufacturing firms are eagerly waiting for the arrival of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) into the country to seize business opportunities. Today, the automaker signed a deal with the nation’s third largest telecom, Taiwan Mobile, to cooperate in the business-to-business connected vehicles markets, according to local publication DigiTimes.More

Last month, The Country Caller reported that Taiwanese manufacturing firms are eagerly waiting for the arrival of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) into the country to seize business opportunities. Today, the automaker signed a deal with the nation’s third largest telecom, Taiwan Mobile, to cooperate in the business-to-business connected vehicles markets, according to local publication DigiTimes.More

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VW Is Exploring an Electric Car Venture With China’s JAC Motor

A Passat TSI plug-in-hybrid automobile, left, and a Volkswagen e-Golf electric automobile, produced by Volkswagen AG (VW), are transported on elevation platforms as new VW automobiles sit in storage bays inside one of the automaker’s glass delivery towers at the VW factory in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Friday, April 29, 2016.
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A Passat TSI plug-in-hybrid automobile, left, and a Volkswagen e-Golf electric automobile, produced by Volkswagen AG (VW), are transported on elevation platforms as new VW automobiles sit in storage bays inside one of the automaker’s glass delivery towers at the VW factory in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Friday, April 29, 2016.
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Tesla announces a partnership in South Korea for first store and 25 charging stations | Electrek

South Korea today, a week after the official start of pre-orders in the country, Tesla announced a partnership with Shinsegae, the largest retailer in South Korea, to open its first store in the market and to deploy charging stations at 25 locations.

As previously rumoured, the first Tesla Store in the country will be in South Korea’s new Starfield Hanam mall. The mall, owned by the Shins More

South Korea today, a week after the official start of pre-orders in the country, Tesla announced a partnership with Shinsegae, the largest retailer in South Korea, to open its first store in the market and to deploy charging stations at 25 locations.

As previously rumoured, the first Tesla Store in the country will be in South Korea’s new Starfield Hanam mall. The mall, owned by the Shins More

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