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Advocates Demand Better Car Safety Standards From Senate

Credits: usa.streetsblog.org The next baseline infrastructure bill can no longer ignore the need for common-sense vehicle safety improvements that save vulnerable road users’ lives, a coalition of advocates and lawmakers said on Tuesday. In an emotional press conference, Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Edward Markey (D-Mass.) joined with activists and the families of victims of automobile […]

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What will be the impact of scrappage policy on India’s EV market?

Credits: auto.economictimes.indiatimes.com For the economy, the policy is a clear move towards achieving green recovery in the post-Covid era. This makes India one of the very few developing nations which have taken tangible measures towards sustainable development in the automobile industry. For an average Indian, this calls for some cost-benefit analysis before heading onto their […]

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Entering a new era of the automotive industry

Credits: www.technologyrecord.com Jan Burgard, co-founder and CEO of Berylls Group, predicts how the move towards electrified and autonomous vehicles, and digital customer experiences, will impact the automotive industry What key challenges does the automotive sector face in 2021 and how can it overcome them? For the past few years, the automotive sector has faced four main […]

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General Motors to boost spending on electric vehicles 30%, add two new battery plants: Sources

Credits: www.moneycontrol.com As part of that spending, the No. 1 U.S. automaker will build two additional U.S. battery plants and move ahead some of its EV investments, said the sources, who asked not to be identified. In November, GM upped its spending plans from $20 billion, a figure that was announced in March before the […]

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New Maruti Celerio final design leaked ahead of unveil

Credits: www.autocarindia.com Maruti Suzuki is currently giving final touches to the second-gen Celerio and as reported by us recently, the market launch and price announcement for the new Maruti Suzuki hatchback is expected to take place in the coming months. While the new Celerio has not been unveiled officially, a fresh set of patent renderings that have surfaced online give […]

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Auto sector propelling growth for the Steel industry

Credits: www.livemint.com India’s auto industry is currently valued at $118 bn and is expected to be the world’s third-largest automotive market in terms of volume by 2026. The sector manufactures presently 26mn vehicles, including Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Three-wheelers, Two-wheelers and Quadricycles. As companies are all geared up to increase their production, the sector is […]

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Jaguar Land Rover to develop a Defender-like hydrogen fuel cell EV

Read more: techcrunch.com Jaguar Land Rover is developing a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle based on the new Defender SUV and plans to begin testing the prototype next year. The prototype program, known as Project Zeus, is part of JLR’s larger aim to only produce zero-tailpipe emissions vehicles by 20236. JLR has also made a commitment […]

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Tata Nexon Records New Production Milestone Of 2 Lakh Units

Credits: www.rushlane.com Tata Nexon locks horns against other sub-compact SUV heavyweights such as Maruti Vitara Brezza, Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue and Ford EcoSport to name a few Tata Motors has rolled out 2,00,000th unit of its sub-compact SUV offering Nexon from its Ranjangaon facility in Pune. This facility is jointly owned by the homegrown carmaker […]

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What Waabi’s launch means for the self-driving car industry

Credits: venturebeat.com It is not the best of times for self-driving car startups. The past year has seen large tech companies acquire startups that were running out of cash and ride-hailing companies shutter costly self-driving car projects with no prospect of becoming production-ready anytime soon. Yet, in the midst of this downturn, Waabi, a Toronto-based self-driving car startup, […]

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What automakers and consumers can learn from the chip shortage crunch

Credits: abcnews.go.com When will it be over? The global chip shortage that has idled automotive plants, delayed shipments of new vehicles and pushed transaction prices to record levels may soon relent as early as this fall. But the dramatic impact of the last 12 months could very well continue into 2022 and beyond. “Western and […]