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Engine Plant Database – 2015 Edition

Engine plant database - 2015 Edition

Automotive World’s “Engine Plant Database – 2015 Edition” contains production data for light and heavy vehicle engines in 2014. Delivered in an Excel file, the data focuses on engines for on-highway applications, excluding agriculture, construction, marine, gen-sets, etc. The plant locations refer to the commonly-used descriptions, but may be described differently in other sources.

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Can battery EVs ever be profitable?

Can battery EVs ever be profitable?

Using exclusive insight from leading executives from OEMs, suppliers, consultants and trade associations engaged with the electric vehicle market, this report addresses the question of whether BEVs can ever be profitable.

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Guide to the automotive world in 2015

Guide to the automotive world in 2015

What does 2015 hold for the global automotive industry? This annual Automotive World publication features high level interviews with the associations that represent the world's major vehicle manufacturers and automotive suppliers, and articles written by some of the top automotive industry analysts and consultants.

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Is there a future for alternative engine architectures?

Is there a future for alternative engine architectures?

This report examines the likelihood of alternative engine architectures being used in mainstream automotive applications, with exclusive insight from the leading alternative engine suppliers and the OEMs with which they hope to work, as well as from impartial consultants to gain a neutral perspective on these unconventional ICE architectures.

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The promising outlook for natural gas in M/HD trucking

The promising outlook for natural gas in M/HD trucking

Advances in gas extraction techniques mean that vast untapped underground reserves of natural gas are becoming more readily accessible, increasing the production potential of natural gas for industrial and transport applications and indicating a shift in demand away from imported petroleum fuels. As a result, OEMs and suppliers have increased ...

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What next for the fuel cell car?

What next for the fuel cell car?

For decades, fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) have been ‘ten years away’, but key launches in 2014 and 2015 could see these vehicles begin to make a commercial impact on in the industry. As emissions regulations tighten, OEMs need to ensure their zero emission vehicle offerings do more than just tick ...

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2020 Vision: a first look at GHG 20 for US M/HD trucks

2020 Vision - A first look at GHG 20 for US M-HD trucking

In February 2014, the Obama Administration required the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to propose and finalise a rule that will usher in the second phase of medium and heavy-duty truck fuel efficiency standards. The EPA and NHTSA have until March 2015 to ...

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Engine Plant Database – 2013 Edition

Engine Plant Database - 2013 Edition

Automotive World’s “Engine Plant Database – 2013 Edition” contains production data for light and heavy vehicle engines in 2012. Delivered in an Excel file, the data focuses on engines for on-highway applications, excluding agriculture, construction, marine, gen-sets, etc. The plant locations refer to the commonly-used descriptions, but may be described ...

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Natural gas for medium/heavy CV applications

There will be around 18 million natural gas vehicles (NGVs) on the world’s roads by the end of 2013, according to industry estimates. NGVs have been popular in developing countries with good supplies of natural gas because it is considerably less expensive than liquid petroleum fuels. Now, lower cost and ...

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The outlook for the light vehicle ICE

Automotive World Briefing: The outlook for the light vehicle ICE

With powertrain electrification and alternative fuels enjoying much publicity but so far making very small inroads into the new light vehicle market, it is clear that the internal combustion engine (ICE) will be the dominant transportation power source for the foreseeable future. This Automotive World Briefing provides a brief review ...

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