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John German, Senior Fellow, ICCT confirmed for Powertrain Detroit

Powertrain Detroit

John German, Senior Fellow, ICCT has been confirmed as a speaker at Powertrain Detroit for the “Powertrain evolution and the future of mobility” panel debate. 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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Webinar: Diesel – future or no future? – an Automotive World webinar

Automotive World

Date: Tuesday 20 February 2018 @ 10.00 Detroit / 15.00 London / 16.00 Stuttgart / 20.30 New Delhi Regulatory pressure, consumer concern and increased scrutiny have challenged diesel’s status as a mainstream fuel. In this one-hour online panel discussion, auto industry experts debate the future of diesel in the automotive ...

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Nissan Note tops Japan’s January sales rankings

Nissan Note

The Nissan Note took the No. 1 spot in Japan’s new car sales rankings for January, as the popularity of the e-POWER electrified powertrain helped make the model the best-selling compact car in the country, Nissan announced today. The Nissan Serena placed fourth in the overall rankings and was also ...

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Covestro at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” in Mannheim

Covestro

Driven by new technologies, mobility is changing worldwide. Trends such as autonomous driving, connectivity and electrification require completely new vehicle concepts and technologies. Functional plastic solutions play a vital role in ensuring economic, safe and individual integration. “The value chains face enormous challenges,” explains Dr. Eckhard Wenz in a lecture ...

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First VDL Citeas LLE-99 Electric for Luxembourg

VDL

On 8 February 2018, the first 7 Citeas Electric for Luxembourg were put into service by Voyages Emile Weber. This is VDL’s first order for e-buses including charging infrastructure in Luxembourg. These Citeas LLE-99 Electric are to be deployed in the municipality of Bettembourg, making this the largest electric fleet ...

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Toyota, JapanTaxi agree to consider joint development of taxi services

With an aim to revitalize Japan’s taxi industry and improve its efficiencies, Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and JapanTaxi Co., Ltd. (JapanTaxi) have concluded a basic agreement on considering, among other activities, the joint development of services for taxi operators. They also agreed that, to strengthen ties between the two companies, ...

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Matti Vint, Engineering R&D Director, Powertrain Systems, Valeo North America confirmed for Powertrain Detroit

Powertrain Detroit

Matti Vint, Engineering R&D Director, Powertrain Systems, Valeo North America has been confirmed as a speaker at Powertrain Detroit as part of the “Powertrain evolution and the future of mobility” panel debate. About Powertrain Detroit Organised by AUTOMOTIVE MEGATRENDS (www.automotivemegatrends.com), Powertrain Detroit is a one-day multi-track conference and tech showcase dedicated ...

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A car of no compromise: all-new Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Motor has released a first teaser image of its first fully-electric SUV ahead of the official unveiling, on February 27. The All-New Kona Electric reinforces the company’s leadership in the eco-car segment. Hyundai Motor will be the first automotive brand across Europe to make an all-electric compact SUV available ...

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and DiDi Chuxing sign MOU to explore car-sharing partnership in China

Renault-Nissan Alliance logo

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s leading automotive alliance, today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with DiDi Chuxing (‘DiDi’), the leading Chinese mobile transportation platform, to explore future business cooperation on a new electric vehicle car-sharing program in the People’s Republic of China. The memorandum of understanding signed with DiDi ...

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