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International

Carlos Tavares appointed ACEA President 2018

International by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 06, 2017

As ACEA president, Carlos Tavares' top priorities will be e bringing down CO2 emissions, improving safety and enhancing the competitiveness of the European auto...

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Passenger Vehicles

VW Group start-up produces world's first ride-sharing car

Passenger Vehicles by Sam Sheehan, Autocar UK Dec 06, 2017

Berlin-based mobility brand Moia will launch its EV in Hamburg next year.  

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Passenger Vehicles

LEVC’s new TX electric taxi certified to ply in London

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 05, 2017

LEVC (London EV Company)’s new TX electric taxi, billed as the cleanest and most advanced taxi ever, is now fully certified to carry fare-paying passengers in London

Passenger Vehicles

PSA Group rolls out Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUVs in Vietnam

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 05, 2017

With these two locally produced SUVs, the PSA Group plans to penetrate the strategic segment of 5- and 7-seaterSUVs that represent nearly 20 percent of the...

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Industry

Wabco to offer fuel efficiency enhancing tech and ADAS to China’s Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 05, 2017

Wabco will provide Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor with technologies to enhance fuel efficiency and ADAS, such as ESCsmart, Air Disc Brakes (ADB) as well as other active...

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International

PSA Group partners Nidec to develop electric powertrains

International by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 05, 2017

PSA Group and Nidec will develop next generation of electric powertrains for electric vehicles (mild-hybrid, EVs and plug-in hybrid) for supply to PSA Group and...

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Passenger Vehicles

BMW to roll out more luxury models to fund future tech developments

Passenger Vehicles by Mark Tisshaw, Autocar UK Dec 05, 2017

With a strong focus on electrified, autonomous and connected technologies, BMW says profit from new luxury models is key to success.

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Passenger Vehicles

Nissan and DeNA unveil new robo-vehicle mobility service

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 05, 2017

The two companies aim to combine the Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision, with DeNA’s experience in developing and operating driverless mobility services and...

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Passenger Vehicles

Lamborghini reveals new 641bhp Urus super-SUV

Passenger Vehicles by James Attwood, Autocar UK Dec 04, 2017

All-new model uses shared underpinnings with the Bentley Bentayga; it's claimed to offer 'unrivalled performance' for an SUV.

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Industry

Honda to use revolutionary driving simulator to test ADAS, HMI and AD technologies

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 04, 2017

Honda R&D Europe, with the VI-grade’s DiM250 nine-actuator system, aims to accurately reproduce vehicle ride, handling and acceleration characteristics within a...