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Set Alert for Electrification

Electrification, China Market Driving Honda

In China, Eisuke Kimura says Honda expects to grow its BEV business at a pace in keeping with the country’s New Energy Vehicle program, which mandates that BEV sales account for 15% of total volume by 2022.


Auto Propulsion and Tech Check: ’20 Honda CR-V Hybrid

Honda’s new CR-V Hybrid scores well on fuel economy, leaning more heavily on electric propulsion than the Accord Hybrid, but gives mixed results on ADAS and connectivity.

Propulsion Electrified Vehicles

Tesla Announces Fremont Closure; Senator Proposes Battery Recycling Bill

The automaker’s California plant will shutter March 23, after staying open this week in an apparent defiance of a shelter-in-place order in Northern California.

Electrification Business Strategy

What the Next Round of BEV Buyers Want

Automakers need to do a better job crafting their marketing to potential BEV buyers. Escalent says its survey data can help.

Propulsion Electrification

Samsung’s Solid-State Battery; Tesla Seeks Central U.S. Plant Site

Various battery suppliers have promised more energy-dense lithium cells with liquid electrolytes, but they would fall shy of what solid-state cells can offer.

Electrification Batteries

Aisin Group Remaking Itself for Future Mobility

At CES 2020, Aisin demonstrated its future with the i-Mobility TYPE-C20, an automated and bus-like ride-sharing concept vehicle for future communities. It is equipped with technologies from three Aisin focus areas: connected, automated and electrification.

Mobility Autonomy

Ford: No More Compliance BEVs, Profitability Key, Mach-E Reservations

Ford has dabbled in electrification over the years, more so than the other Detroit automakers in terms of model offerings, but these vehicles were largely to meet regulations both in the U.S. and abroad.

Electrification Business Strategy
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Intelligence Reports

Set Alert for Electrification Intelligence Reports

Power Shift: 48V Takes Hold

A look at the 48V movement to meet global emissions standards and satisfy growing vehicle electrical-system demands.

Electrification Propulsion

Putting the Charge in Electric Vehicles - Report

A look at the industry's plan to roll out the fast-charging network needed for BEVs to take a firmer hold on the market.

Electrification Charging

AWD Electrified - Report

AWD penetration in light vehicles is growing rapidly worldwide and poised to stay that way.

Propulsion Electrification
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