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NXP GreenBox development platform accelerates transition to hybrid and electric vehicles (HEVs/EVs)

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NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), has announced the availability of its GreenBox vehicle electrification development platform. GreenBox allows automakers and suppliers to begin early development of next-generation hybrid and electric vehicle applications on NXP’s S32 automotive processing multicore platform based on Arm Cortex technology. With increasing regulatory restrictions on emissions and stricter ...

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Toyota develops new magnet for electric motors aiming to reduce use of critical rare-earth element by up to 50%

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Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announces that it has developed the world’s first*1 neodymium-reduced, heat-resistant magnet. Neodymium magnets are used in various types of motors such as the high-output motors found in electrified vehicles, use of which is expected to increase rapidly in the future. The new magnet uses significantly less neodymium, ...

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Volvo Cars debuts three-cylinder engine in new XC40 compact SUV

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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today launched its new three-cylinder Drive-E powertrain in the XC40, the company’s first entry into the compact SUV segment. The new powertrain is the first three-cylinder engine in the company’s 91-year history. The all-new 1.5-litre, three-cylinder, direct-injection petrol engine was developed in-house using the ...

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Rebecca Shelby, Manager, Electrification Infrastructure Strategy and Standards, Ford Motor Company confirmed for Powertrain Detroit

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Rebecca Shelby, Manager, Electrification Infrastructure Strategy and Standards, Ford Motor Company has been confirmed as a speaker at Powertrain Detroit in the electrification session. About Powertrain Detroit Organised by AUTOMOTIVE MEGATRENDS (www.automotivemegatrends.com), Powertrain Detroit is a one-day multi-track conference and tech showcase dedicated to the stakeholders responsible for the fuel-efficient ...

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Thomas Huettner, Chief Engineer – Engines, AVL confirmed for Powertrain Detroit

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Thomas Huettner, Chief Engineer – Engines, AVL has been confirmed as a speaker at Powertrain Detroit in the hybridization session. About Powertrain Detroit Organised by AUTOMOTIVE MEGATRENDS (www.automotivemegatrends.com), Powertrain Detroit is a one-day multi-track conference and tech showcase dedicated to the stakeholders responsible for the fuel-efficient and lightweight cars of ...

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Mohamad Abdul-Hak, Manager, Senior Manager, Electrical Drive, Mercedes Benz Research & Development North America

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Mohamad Abdul-Hak, Manager, Senior Manager, Electrical Drive, Mercedes Benz Research & Development North America  has been confirmed as a speaker at Powertrain Detroit in the electrification session. About Powertrain Detroit Organised by AUTOMOTIVE MEGATRENDS (www.automotivemegatrends.com), Powertrain Detroit is a one-day multi-track conference and tech showcase dedicated to the stakeholders responsible ...

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Honda at Geneva Motor Show: hybrid, electric and sport

From the world’s bestselling SUV to the futuristic Sports EV Concept, Honda will showcase a range of its latest and most exciting vehicles and concepts at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, held from 8 to 18 March. All-new CR-V The latest generation of the Honda CR-V will make its European ...

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Renault to open first dedicated electric vehicle concept store in Europe

On 16th February, Renault is to open its first European concept store – the Renault Electric Vehicle Experience Centre – in Stockholm where visitors will be able to discover the benefits of electric mobility and find answers to their questions on the subject. This ground-breaking shop window for Renault electric vehicles ...

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