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BMW, Daimler, Ford, VW Group Plan for Ultra-Fast, High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe

Unprecedented collaboration of the automakers would form a brand-independent network for charging infrastructure Stuttgart, November 29, 2016 – BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. The goal is the quick build-up of a sizable number of stations in order to

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Porsche & Audi Drivers Wants VW Diesel Compensation Too !

Volkswagen has agreed to fork over about $10 billion in a settlement with U.S. regulators to buy back most of its dirty diesel models at generous rates. But that deal applies only to the company’s 2.0-liter diesel engine, a staple of Volkswagen’s eponymous product line, Jettas, Passats, and Beetles. The company has yet to address the emission cheating in its

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Koreans Having Second Thoughts about German Cars

The Volkswagen Incident is making the huge popularity of German cars among Korean consumers ebbing away as market share of German vehicles decline in Korea.   According to the Korea Automotive Importers & Dealers Association on August 16, German cars’ market share hit 57.6% in July, the lowest this year. By contrast, that of Japanese cars stood at 15.5%, up 3.2% from a

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Volkswagen Plans 5 New Electric Models to Kickstart 1 Million EV Target

Volkswagen is planning five new battery-electric models for its VW brand, all of which will have a range of at least 400 km expect to show prototype as soon as next month. VW’s aggressive electric-car plans In a new interview with German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche, VW brand chief Herbert Diess confirmed plans to bring five new electric VWs to market. All will be based

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Intelligent Parking & Garage Lots for Self Driving Cars

With the advent of autonomous car technology expected to radically reshape our commutes and roadways,  planners and architects believe the future of parking lots will be much more interesting. New self-parking systems mean more space and more adaptive structures. Outside of Nashville, Tennessee, an office-park and mixed-use under development called Brentwood will have subterranean facilities that takes advantage of forthcoming technologies to repurpose valuable

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Reduced Taxes on New Cars When Consumers trade-in Old Diesel Cars

South Korea has announced stricter emissions standards for vehicles starting next year, as part of efforts to clean up the air in its major cities. The Ministry of Environment said Thursday that old diesel-powered vehicles weighing 2.5 tons or more will be banned from Seoul if they aren’t equipped with an emission-reducing device or a low-pollution engine. The ban will

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German Automakers Deploy Robot Assistants on the Assembly Lines

Oxford University published a study in September 2013 that said 47 percent of U.S. employment is at high risk of being replaced by a machine in one to two decades as an increasing number of skilled professions are computerized. Today German scientists are alarmed that not enough is being done … for the machines. An expert commission delivered its annual

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South Korea Suspends Sale of Most VW, Audi, Bentley Models

South Korea today suspended sales of most Volkswagen AG models in a fresh blow to the German automaker as it struggles to overcome the global repercussions of its emissions-test cheating scandal and rebuild its tattered image. The government revoked certification for 80 model variants of VW, Audi and Bentley vehicles, and fined Volkswagen 17.8 billion won ($16.06 million) for allegedly

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Singapore And Delphi To Launch Pilot Of Autonomous, On-Demand Car Service

The island city-state has all the ingredients to make it the ideal proving ground for this new approach to personal mobility. While local authorities will handle the necessary infrastructure, tier-one automotive supplier Delphi has been selected to lead the vehicle technology side of the pilot program that will run from 2017 through 2019. Delphi and the Singapore Land Transport Authority

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