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BYD presents E-SEED GT concept car and Song Pro SUV at Auto Shanghai 2019

BYD E-SEED GT concept car

The Chinese car manufacturer also showcased e Series models e1, e2 and s2 BYD debuted its E-SEED GT concept car and Song Pro SUV at the 18th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition. BYD introduced 23 new models, including its new e-series models and its latest Dynasty series of vehicles, showcasing …

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ZF announces new central e-drive for commercial vehicles in China

ZF electric central drive

The new electric central drive will be manufactured entirely in China ZF has joined China’s efforts to electrify its public transport and distribution logistics by supplying a new electric central drive for buses and medium-duty trucks. The new unit was developed in China by a local ZF development team to …

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Toyota, DENSO and SVF to invest US$1 billion in Uber ATG

Uber ATG

The investment aims to expedite the deployment of automated ride-sharing services Toyota Motor Corp., DENSO Corporation and the SoftBank Vision Fund (SVF) have announced an investment of US$1 billion in Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group (Uber ATG). Under the terms, Toyota and DENSO will together invest US$667 million and SVF will …

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Cummins-powered electric mini excavator prototype showcased at Bauma

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The excavator can charge in under three hours Cummins has featured an electric prototype mini excavator on its stand (A4-325) at the Bauma show (8-14 April). “At Cummins our strategy is to develop diversified, dependable power solutions. With a 100-year-long track record of powering our customers’ success, Cummins will demonstrate …

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Volta Energy Technologies announces additions to global energy storage investor consortium

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Volta aims to invest in technology advancements along with systems integration and charging hardware Volta Energy Technologies has announced that Equinor and Hanon Systems have joined its consortium which seeks to identify and invest in promising energy storage technologies. Both companies have made a five-year commitment to Volta as strategic …

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Ford boosts EV production capacity with Michigan site

Flat Rock Assembly Plant

Ford will invest almost US$900 million in its southeast Michigan operations through 2023 Ford has announced a new plan to increase production capacity for its next-generation battery electric vehicles (BEVs) at a second North American plant. Tied to the company’s US$11.1 billion investment in global electric vehicles, Ford is expanding …

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