The Issue of “Forced” Technology Transfer in China

2020-02-17 NEW

In the ever-increasing US-China trade dispute, technology transfer and infringement of intellectual property rights are serious issues. US President Donald Trump has been working to resolve trade imbalances between China and the United States, and has instructed the United States Trade Representative to investigate China for unfair trade practices. In March 2018, President Trump announced that he will be imposing sanctions on China for such practices. Subsequently, the EU and Japan have also poiRead more...

India’s Automobile Sales Drop in 28 Administrative Divisions Out of 33 in YTD September 2019

2020-02-17 NEW

This report summarizes India's domestic car sales broken down to regions and administrative divisions from January through to September 2019. In each of the four regions, sales declined around 15–16%. Out of India’s 33 states and union territories, sales dropped in 28. The slowdown in economic growth and rising vehicle prices have led to a stall in vehicle sales, not just in some regions, but throughout India. Looking at administrative divisions, India’s largest market Maharashtra state fell Read more...

Grab Expands Capital, Business Tie-ups with Toyota, Yamaha, Hyundai Group

2020-02-17 NEW

Grab, the largest ride-hailing service provider in ASEAN, is diversifying its mobility services, including the introduction of BEVs and the provision of total support integrated with telematics insurance. Grab operated in 339 cities in eight ASEAN countries as of mid-2019. Although Grab has three core businesses of mobility, transportation and finance, it has a dominant share of mobility services in the region since its acquisition of Uber's ASEAN business in 2018. The company is working to expaRead more...

Japanese Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers’ Major Business Trends from 2020

2020-02-17 NEW

Commercial vehicle manufacturers are planning to commercialize vehicles equipped with self-driving technology in the 2020s. The pace of realization is already picking up in 2020. Regarding electrification which companies are focusing on alongside autonomous driving technology, Mitsubishi Fuso will not launch mass-produced models but will advance its production system instead. Meanwhile, competition for new technology development is intensifying so the burden of R&D expenses is increasing. For thRead more...

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2020.02.10 India EV/Hybrid India’s BEV Bus Sector: China’s BYD, Beiqi Foton Are Second Only to Local Players
2020.02.10 Pakistan Others Pakistan’s Motorcycle Production Declines Double-digits in FY 2018/2019
2020.02.10 China Others China Implements New Foreign Investment Law in 2020
2020.02.03 UK Spain USA Canada China Japan Europe(General) Germany OEM Strategy EV/Hybrid AD/ADAS Global Smart City Initiatives by Countries, Automakers
2020.02.03 Japan Germany Powertrain Others Hitachi Zosen Promotes Methanation to Realize Carbon Neutral Operations
2020.02.03 Germany Japan E/E Others High-accuracy Positioning Terminal Estimates Vehicle Position Within a Few Centimeters
2020.01.27 Japan World E/E Interior/HMI Rohm, STMicroelectronics’ Integrated Solution for In-vehicle Wireless Power Supply
2020.01.27 China Japan EV/Hybrid Powertrain Nidec Starts Production of 1st-gen E-Axle, R&D of 2nd, 3rd Generation Is Underway
2020.01.27 Japan Europe(General) World Powertrain MHIET Develops Turbochargers Suitable for the Age of Electrification
2020.01.27 World E/E AD/ADAS Next-generation E/E Architecture Aims for Central Vehicle Control ECU
2020.01.20 China Japan EV/Hybrid Others China’s New NEV Regulations for 2021–2023
2020.01.20 Japan Europe(General) Others Water Injection Is Under Consideration to Meet Euro 7
2020.01.20 China EV/Hybrid Powertrain Others Analysis of FCEV TCO Reveals That Heavy-duty Trucks Have the Highest Potential
2020.01.20 World EV/Hybrid Powertrain Overview of the Latest AWD BEV Drivetrain Specifications


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2020.02.17 NEW Nextchem and Saola Energy partner to deliver renewable diesel technology
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2020.02.17 Germany OEM Activities NEW Voltabox to supply battery systems to e-troFit for conversion of diesel buses to electric
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2020.02.17 World Industrial Trends New Parts NEW How lidar makers are coping with slow progress of self-driving tech
2020.02.17 India OEM Activities NEW Uber claims top spot in Indian ride-hailing market
2020.02.17 UK Industrial Trends NEW UK could ban sale of petrol and diesel cars in 12 years, says Shapps
2020.02.10 UK OEM Activities Aston Martin warns on profits after 'very disappointing' year
2020.02.10 USA World Industrial Trends New Parts Welcome to the Era of Supercharged Lithium-Silicon Batteries
2020.02.10 Italy OEM Activities Ferrari Sold More Than 10,000 Cars A Year For The First Time
2020.02.10 USA OEM Activities Tesla Model Y Performance Outclasses Rival Crossover EVs with Official EPA Range of 315 Miles
2020.02.10 USA Canada Industrial Trends OEM Activities Others Vancouver Wants to Avoid Other Cities' Mistakes With Uber and Lyft
2020.02.10 UK Industrial Trends OEM Activities Royal Mail Group awards EDF contract to provide EV infrastructure
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2020.02.10 USA Japan Europe(General) New Parts Laser Headlights Can Make Roads Brighter—and Cars Smarter
2020.02.10 USA World Industrial Trends J.D. Power survey finds consumers continue to lack confidence in future mobility technologies
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2020.02.10 Germany USA New Services BMW i Ventures invests in optical AI software company Alitheon
2020.02.10 China Industrial Trends Others Chinese researchers develop new alloy for on-board hydrogen production for fuel cells
2020.02.10 UK Industrial Trends OEM Activities Aston Martin warns on profits after 'very disappointing' year
2020.02.10 USA World OEM Activities Tesla Reports Strong Results, but Challenges Loom Ahead
2020.02.10 UK China Industrial Trends British car manufacturing slumps to lowest level since 2010
2020.02.10 USA Canada World Industrial Trends Snow and Ice Pose a Vexing Obstacle for Self-Driving Cars
2020.02.03 France Japan Industrial Trends Nissan-Renault Alliance Crumbling Following Ghosn Arrest?
2020.02.03 USA OEM Activities New Parts Eaton Introduces New Advantage Automated Series Clutches for Popular Automated Transmissions
2020.02.03 UK Industrial Trends Others Polluting vehicles could be pulled from UK sale, say carmakers
2020.02.03 Europe(General) OEM Activities Teijin to Establish Teijin Automotive Center Europe to Expand Conceptual, Designing, Prototype and Evaluation Capabilities
2020.02.03 Belgium Industrial Trends OEM Activities Others Audi Struggles With e-tron Production Because Of Suppliers
2020.02.03 USA OEM Activities GM's First-Ever EV-Only Factory Will Produce Electric Pickup In 2021
2020.02.03 UK India OEM Activities Jaguar Land Rover to cut up to 500 jobs at Halewood factory
2020.02.03 World Industrial Trends Others Making Public Transit Fairer to Women Demands Way More Data
2020.02.03 USA OEM Activities Uber's self-driving unit starts mapping Washington, D.C. ahead of testing
2020.02.03 Germany South Korea Industrial Trends OEM Activities Mercedes Cuts EQC EV Production Plans In Half Due To Battery Shortage
2020.02.03 Germany Canada Industrial Trends Others Ottawa slaps Volkswagen with $196.5-million fine for 'dieselgate' — largest ever environmental penalty in Canada's history
2020.02.03 World Industrial Trends Others New Safety Gizmos Are Making Car Insurance More Expensive
2020.02.03 USA OEM Activities GM's Latest Has Sensors and Room for 6, but No Steering Wheel
2020.02.03 Japan OEM Activities New Models Kubota unveils radical autonomous electric tractor in Japan
2020.02.03 UK South Korea OEM Activities UK electric van maker Arrival secures £85m from Kia and Hyundai
2020.01.27 World New Parts NXP introduces safe and secure automotive multi-gigabit Ethernet switch
2020.01.27 Japan OEM Activities Subaru plans to sell only EVs by the mid-2030s
2020.01.27 USA OEM Activities Rivian Plans Driverless Transportation Technology With R1T, R1S
2020.01.27 Germany OEM Activities Audi investing ~€100M in charging infrastructure at German sites; 10% of parking spaces by mid-2022
2020.01.27 USA Industrial Trends Legal Settlement Allows Tesla To Sell Cars In Michigan (Finally)
2020.01.27 USA OEM Activities Ford investing €42M in Valencia plant for new hybrid models and battery assembly operations
2020.01.27 USA OEM Activities Cruise doubles down on hardware
2020.01.27 UK Industrial Trends If the UK doesn’t act now, the car industry will vanish
2020.01.27 USA Japan Industrial Trends OEM Activities Toyota invests $394 million in flying taxi startup Joby Aviation
2020.01.27 UK Japan OEM Activities Jaguar All Electric Vision Gran Turismo Race Car for Gran Turismo Sport
2020.01.27 USA Industrial Trends OEM Activities Chevron joins Hydrogen Council
2020.01.27 Japan Europe(General) Industrial Trends Hybrids represented 52% of all Toyota Motor Europe sales in 2019; 63% in West Europe
2020.01.27 USA Industrial Trends Cruise calls for a new way to determine commercial readiness of self-driving cars
2020.01.27 Norway Netherlands Europe(General) World Industrial Trends Tesla Model 3 = #1 Best Selling Auto In Netherlands & Norway In 2019
2020.01.27 Germany Japan Industrial Trends Others Defeat Device Suspicions Lead to Mitsubishi Probe
2020.01.20 USA India New Services Uber is bringing audio recording, irregular ride checks and authentication code safety features to India
2020.01.20 USA South Korea New Services Hyundai to build air taxis for Uber's future aerial ride share network
2020.01.20 Japan Industrial Trends New Parts Bridgestone-Air-Free-Bicycle-Tire Bridgestone Airless Tires Are Coming to a Semi-Truck Near You—But First, Bikes
2020.01.20 Germany USA New Parts IBM, Daimler researchers use quantum computer to simulate Li-sulfur battery chemistry
2020.01.20 France Lebanon Japan Others ‘I was brutally taken from my world as I knew it’: Fugitive Carlos Ghosn says treated ruthlessly by Japan
2020.01.20 USA China OEM Activities Tesla's riding on 'ludicrous mode,' fueling more target hikes and burning shorts in dizzying stock increase
2020.01.20 USA Industrial Trends Others New Jersey advancing plug-ins: 330K units by end of 2025, 2M by 2035, 85% of new vehicles by 2040
2020.01.20 South Korea Industrial Trends OEM Activities Hyundai Motor Group appoints aviation consultant to lead global strategy and operations of UAM division
2020.01.20 Australia China Industrial Trends CRU: lithium price downtrend continues, with disappointing EV sales in China the driver
2020.01.20 China OEM Activities Wind River collaborating with Baidu on autonomous driving platform
2020.01.20 USA Industrial Trends OEM Activities Tesla Is Now Worth More Than Ford and GM—Combined
2020.01.20 USA OEM Activities New Parts This Lidar Is So Cheap It Could Make Self-Driving a Reality
2020.01.20 Canada OEM Activities Others Nemaska Lithium gets lifeline, just as Tesla wins new interest in China
2020.01.20 China New Services AutoX and Fiat Chrysler are teaming up on a robotaxi for China
2020.01.20 USA China New Services New Models Air taxi company EHang flies autonomously in the US for the first time