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How the Bay Area Took the Wheel of the Autonomous Vehicle Industry
Government Technology
There will be disruption, those in the industry say. But it will be worth it. “I can't wait, honestly,” said Sebastian Thrun, renowned roboticist and former head of Google's self-driving car project. “It's going to be such a great technology. Think of ...



Daily Mail

Border Tax and NAFTA Exit Could Harm US Motor Vehicle Industry ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
A 15% Border Tax Would Cost US Automakers and Suppliers $22 Billion a Year, Net; from Leaving NAFTA, a 20% Tariff on Mexican Imports Would Drive Up ...
NAFTA changes could cost US auto industry jobs, raise car prices: studyDaily Mail
NAFTA exit, border tax would hurt auto industry, study warnsDetroit Free Press
Parts Makers Push Case Against BAT, Drastic NAFTA ChangesWard's Auto
Chicago Tribune -Reuters
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Yahoo Finance

How China plans to take over the car industry
Yahoo Finance
Beijing has given vehicle-industry companies free rein to expand even as it tamps down acquisitions in other sectors, said Chen Yang, Ningbo Joyson's communications director, underscoring the car sector's strategic value to Chinese policy makers.



Commercial vehicle industry to invest Rs 3100-3300 crore per annum
Times of India
Within the CV industry, the M&HCV (truck) segment got support from pent-up demand post GST, higher budgetary allocation towards infrastructure and rural sectors, potential implementation of vehicle scrappage program and stricter implementation of ...



Birmingham Post

What the rise of solar in China says about the future of EVs | GreenBiz
GreenBiz
In just one decade, the country used policy to help prop up the rise of solar manufacturing. Now, it's putting the same energy behind electric vehicles.
Volvo's EV push hints at China's electric ambitioneco-business.com

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AZCentral.com

Arizona getting ahead of autonomous vehicle industry by stepping aside
AZCentral.com
With major testing by Waymo, Uber, General Motors, Ford and Intel, Arizona is more than holding its own in the race to attract the self-driving car industry. Though 22 states have either passed legislation or executive orders addressing the industry ...



WABCO Reports Q2 2017 Results; Continues to Strongly Outperform Global Commercial Vehicle Market; Raises ...
Nasdaq
"In Q2 2017, WABCO continued to demonstrate strong outperformance of the commercial vehicle industry relative to global truck and bus production," said Jacques Esculier, WABCO Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "In addition, we delivered record ...

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The Hill

House subcommittee approves self-driving car legislation
The Hill
Automakers would still have to submit safety reports to regulators but they would not be required to obtain premarket approval for the vehicles. The industry has been pushing for lawmakers to take up the issue and put in place federal laws in order to ...
Congress is about to hand over the keys to the big self-driving car companies — and that's a problemThe Verge
Federal bill on self-driving vehicles advances with increase to national deployment cap, ban on state regulationsStateScoop (registration)
US House panel approves broad proposal on self-driving carsReuters
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Financial Times

Volvo to deepen links with Geely to cut electric car costs
Financial Times
... comes as Volvo strives to introduce electric technology to every vehicle it sells by 2019, and as Zhejiang Geely, which also owns the London Taxi Company and sports car maker Lotus, ramps up its ambitions to be a force in the global car industry ...

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China Electric Vehicle Air-conditioner Industry Report, 2017-2021
PR Newswire (press release)
LONDON, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With exemption of purchase tax and full launching of preferential policies including central and local fiscal subsidies, NEV sales witness explosive growth. As a standard configuration of a car, air-conditioning ...

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