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Mercedes-Benz to Produce EQ Brand Electric Cars in the U.S.

Mercedes-Benz to Produce EQ Brand Electric Cars in the U.S.Mercedes-Benz to Produce EQ Brand Electric Cars in the U.S. electric vehicle urban mobility Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa plant will manufacture SUV models for the company’s EQ brand and a new battery plant TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mercedes-Benz will set up electric vehicle production in the United States. The company plans to produce EQ-branded SUV models at MBUSI (Mercedes-Benz U.S. International), its Tuscaloosa, Alabama facility. At the time being launched, the EQ models will feature the latest status of

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Delphi, Mobileye to Develop Off-the-Shelf Self Driving System

Delphi Automotive PLC and Mobileye NV are teaming up to work on producing off-the-shelf systems for everything from small cars to sport utilities and pickup trucks beginning 2019—and help them carve out a central role in the race to supply technology for driverless vehicles. The pair will jointly invest “several hundred million dollars” in the effort, but a spokesman declined to provide other

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China Auto Sales Driven by Demand for Small-Mid size SUVs

China’s passenger-vehicle sales accelerated the most in 17 months, as General Motors Co. and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. boosted deliveries and dealers offering discounts helped clear inventories in the world’s biggest auto market. Deliveries for GM increased 18 percent to 270,529 units in July, while Ford Motor Co.’s rose 15 percent to 88,189 vehicles. Toyota Motor Corp.’s sales gained 5.7 percent

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Land Rover beats Apple and tops car brands for UK Customer Satisfaction Index 2016

The SUV specialist placed joint third overall with M&S Food and Waitrose in the index, which tracks the quality of customer service in the UK. The results are based on a six-monthly online survey of 10,000 consumers dealing with more than 200 different companies across 13 sectors. Land Rover’s position in the list, with a rating of 84.6, puts it

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JLR Takes Self-Driving Off-Road

Jaguar Land Rover has created a suite of autonomous off-road driving features to help cars drive themselves on any terrain and in any conditions. The system combines cameras, ultrasonic, radar and lidar sensors to create a 360-degree view of the world around it, then plot a 3D path over the terrain ahead. While scanning up to five meters ahead, the

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CHINA May let Foreign Carmakers Control Joint Ventures

China’s government is considering the removal of caps on stakes foreign carmakers can own in joint ventures with local partners, potentially loosening a policy criticized for shielding state-owned companies from competition. Xu Shaoshi, chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, said the government is looking into lifting the 50 percent cap in an interview at a World Economic Forum

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