General Motors is warning of extended plant shutdowns, as continued shortages of semiconductor chips impact its ability to build cars and trucks. The automaker had said back in early February that it would idle lines in four of its major manufacturing facilities, and warned that the cumulative impact of the silicon shortfall could amount to a $2 billion cut in … Continue reading
Cruise, the GM-backed autonomous vehicle company busy developing driverless ride-hailing pods, is reportedly in talks to acquire Voyage, another self-driving company. Founded in 2017, Voyage currently has autonomous vehicle pilots running in a number of retirement communities in the US, having focused on delivering geofenced transportation to riders who might ordinarily have been locked out of private car ownership. Voyage’s … Continue reading
"Tesla is not going to be king of the hill in electric forever," former Tesla board member Steve Westly said, citing EV newcomers like GM.
FedEx said it would replace its entire parcel pickup and delivery fleet with electric vehicles by 2040, and reduce aircraft fuel consumption.
Market OverviewThe Global Capacitive Sensor Market is expected to advance at a high CAGR during the forecast period (2015-2027), reports Market Research Future (MRFR).Market Boosters and Top ChallengesFast-paced expansion of the consumer electronics industry, given the surge in disposable income and rising need to replace resistive sensors could help the capacitive sensor market do good business in the coming years.Rising preference for capacitive sensors due to their greater durability, superior sensitivity, easy operability, and higher measurement accuracy, compared to resistive or inductive sensors is believed to be a chief factor stimulating market growth.Get Free Sample Report : Increasing trend of using touch screen displays systems as human-machine interaction system for consumer, industrial, medical and automotive use is expected to boost demand for capacitive sensors.Some additional factors promoting market growth include rising number of ATMs & office equipment and growing use of capacitive sensors in commercial & industrial electronic systems.Market SegmentationThe segmental analysis of the worldwide capacitive sensor market includes components, sensors, and end-users.With respect to components, the market is considered for audio & amplifiers, data converters, clocks and timers, and microcontrollers, among others.In terms of sensors, the segments covered are capacitive, acceleration, humidity, position among others.The end-users in the capacitive sensor market are aerospace and defense, telecommunications, automotive, energy and lighting, consumer electronics, industrial, medical, among others.Access Report Details @ InsightEurope, North America, Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC) are the main markets for capacitive sensor.North America houses a huge number of world-known automobile manufacturers such as Ford and General Motors that make use of cutting-edge technology to enhance consumers’ driving experience.With the rising consumer demand for safety and development of smart cars, adoption of capacitive sensors is expected to surge in the North America market during the review period.Quick adoption of innovative technologies provides organizations in Europe a competitive edge, which also benefits the capacitive sensor market.Another factor working in favor of the capacitive sensor market in the region is the soaring demand for smartphones.
Market HighlightsRobo-taxis are also known as unmanned vehicles that move autonomously.Most of the robo-taxis feature electric powertrains, which should offer lower operating costs for fleet managers.Furthermore, growing development and investment by manufacturers and operators in shared mobility, connectivity, and electrification drives the growth of global robo-taxi market.To Understand How Covid-19 Impact Is Covered In This Report - Request FREE Sample @ PlayersThe companies considered for the study of global robo-taxi market are Waymo LLC (US), Tesla Inc. (US), Robert Bosch Gmbh (Germany), Continental AG (Germany), ZF Friedrichshafen AG (Germany), General Motors (US), Lyft, Inc. (US),  Aptiv (Ireland), GM Cruise LLC (US), Ridecell, Inc (US), Navya (France), and EasyMile (France).The key strategies adopted by these key players to sustain their market position are product development, acquisitions, collaborations, and contracts and agreements.However, in 2017, Honda released an autonomous concept car, NeuV, that aims at being a personal robo-taxi.Market Research AnalysisOn the basis of region, the global market for robo-taxi is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world.For instance, the collaboration between Tesla, Uber, and Lyft for 1 million robo taxi-ready cars on the road by 2020, will further drive the growth of the market in this region.However, Asia-Pacific is expected to hold the highest market share throughout the forecast period due to the growing automotive fleet and rising focus on vehicle safety.The report studies key players, providing a five-year annual trend analysis that highlights market size, volume, and share for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world.
Over in the US, General Motors has made its statement of intent, pledging to go electric and remove tail-pipe emissions from its light passenger vehicles by 2035. It looks like GM still has a way to go before we see its electric dreams realized on English-speaking shores. However, if we turn our gaze to China, GM is already helping to produce electric vehicles, and it turns out, the fruit of its labor is outselling Tesla, by a long way — last month at least. Let me introduce you to the Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV, the electric vehicle that’s stealing… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Tesla
The Hongguang Mini EV has become the second-best-selling EV worldwide.
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The chip shortage will materially erode margins and could lower expected automotive earnings before interest and taxes by as much as $2 billion for GM and $2.5 billion for Ford, the ratings agency said
Internet giant Google is getting Intel involved in its telco cloud offering to help with things like edge computing, vRAN and OpenRAN.
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Hyundai is finally recalling some 76,000 Kona EVs built between 2018 and 2020 after more than a dozen reported fires related to the electric SUV’s battery pack. It’s the second recall of the Kona EV, but the first global recall, and it will cost Hyundai around $900 million to perform. Hyundai is also recalling some Ioniq EVs and electric buses built between November 2017 and March 2020 that use the same LG Chem cells. In total, the automaker is recalling 82,000 vehicles. Hyundai and LG Chem have decided to completely replace the batteries in these vehicles instead of trying to solve the issue through software updates, according to the Financial Times. The recall is starting in South Korea, but Hyundai Motor North America told The Verge i... Continue reading…
Toshihiro Mibe joined Honda in 1987 and spent his career focused on car and engine development. Now, he'll lead the Japanese company.
LoJack's American division will end its sales operations in June, but will continue supporting stolen vehicle services indefinitely.
Global Emission Control Catalyst Market size was 1,978 kilo tons in 2015.Rising awareness towards reduction of carbon footprints along with stringent norms implemented by government towards reduction of harmful pollutants from industries and automotive combustion will create substantial demand for these catalyst in the near future.Rising number of installation of catalytic converter by major automotive players including BMW, General Motors, Volkswagen and Ford Motors will create immense market potential over the forecast period.Increasing automobile production in developing countries including China, India, Mexico and Iran will increase the product demand over the next eight years.Presence of strict regulation norms regarding emissions in various developed countries including the U.S., and UK is expected to fuel product demand over the forecast period.Volatility in platinum based catalyst prices owing to unavailability of noble metals is anticipated to hinder industry expansion over the upcoming years.
The program is being run with a partner company called Qmerit and goes through June of this year.
Walmart said it closed more than 500 locations, while General Motors and Ford halted production in Southern plants.
"Apple with the right partner would be a major force in the EV industry and could disrupt market share from the likes of Tesla," Wedbush said.
Land Rover plans to add six electric cars in the next five years, and all Jaguar vehicles will be built on pure-electric architecture, JLR said.
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