• Kia To Enter India, Plans To Pump $1.1 Bn In Local Unit 27 Apr 2017 10:59 Silicon India SEOUL: Kia Motors is lining up around USD 1.1 billion (over Rs 7,000 crore) to set up a manufacturing plant in India where it plans to roll out a compact SUV and a compact sedan by 2019-end.  The South Korean firm, part of the Hyundai group, will sign a …
  • Kia to enter India, to pump in Rs. 7,000 cr 27 Apr 2017 10:54 The Hindu Kia Motors is lining up around $ 1.1 billion (over Rs 7,000 crore) to set up a manufacturing plant in India where it plans to roll out a compact SUV and a compact sedan by 2019-end. The South Korean firm, part of the Hyundai group, will sign a memorandum …
  • China, Japan, and South Korea Lead Asian Smart City Initiative Deployments 27 Apr 2017 08:40 MarketWatch.com SINGAPORE, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In its latest smart city market analysis, ABI Research finds that governments in China, Japan, and South Korea lead the deployment of citizen-centric, smart city initiatives in Asia. Specific leading …
  • Pension fund Storebrand urges Norway to follow fossil-free lead 27 Apr 2017 07:03 Reuters * Storebrand says returns should ultimately be higher* Returns already at least match conventional investment * Says Norwegian government overly exposed to fossil fuels * New Dutch report says insurers also overly exposed By Barbara Lewis and Carolyn Cohn …
  • Wait is nearly over for first shops to open at Rushden Lakes 27 Apr 2017 05:20 Northamptonshire Telegraph Shoppers are just a few months away from seeing the first units open at Rushden Lakes. The first phase of the major retail and leisure development just off the A45 at Rushden is set to open this summer. It will have 43 shops and restaurants, including …
  • Why age of populism won’t derail future solar, wind and EVs 27 Apr 2017 04:57 RenewEconomy PV Magazine There are plenty of reasons to be alarmed about the future, given not only the increasingly imminent danger of Climate Change, but also the rise of new xenophobic regimes and policies in the United States and Europe: Not to mention a new U.S. …
  • Megan Carr of Omega Plastics Group 27 Apr 2017 04:28 The Journal A Meeting With...Megan Carr, marketing and corporate sustainable responsibility manager at Omega Plastics Group What is the best thing about your job? It’s definitely the people I meet. We have a great team across our sites in Blyth, Washington and …
  • Did Daimler test an 'automated' truck in Oregon? Not exactly 27 Apr 2017 03:31 4-traders April 26--Did Daimler take a self-driving truck for a spin in Oregon late last year? Not really. As Willamette Week reported Wednesday, Daimler Trucks North America notified the state late last year it would be testing a truck with automated features on …
  • Daimler profits double on sales of Mercedes E-... 27 Apr 2017 03:18 Khaleej Times The company credits strong sales of the E-Class, which can come loaded with advanced driver-assistance features, and SUVs, which bring high per-vehicle profits. German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as …
  • Daimler : Did Daimler test an 'automated' truck in Oregon? Not exactly 27 Apr 2017 03:10 4-traders April 26--Did Daimler take a self-driving truck for a spin in Oregon late last year? Not really. As Willamette Week reported Wednesday, Daimler Trucks North America notified the state late last year it would be testing a truck with automated features on …
  • Grilling the guys behind the Lucid Air, the luxe EV that makes Teslas look tame 27 Apr 2017 02:38 Digital Trends It’s got up to 1,000 horsepower, a 217-mph top speed, and a range of up to 400 miles. It’s the Lucid Air, an electric luxury sedan from startup Lucid Motors that is scheduled to start production in 2019 at a new factory in Arizona. But where exactly did …
  • Oslo, London, Amsterdam lead push for ‘greener’ transport 27 Apr 2017 01:55 EurActiv Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading the race to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, a study showed on Tuesday (25 April). European cities are seizing the opportunities offered by technology to curb climate change and reduce air pollution …
  • Food of the future 27 Apr 2017 01:09 BBC Image copyright Ryan Lash/Ted Image caption Matilda Ho is a Ted Fellow, an award given by the conference to young entrepreneurs making a difference A Chinese entrepreneur is promoting edible insects and online farmers' markets in a campaign to …
  • Faraday Future Facing Trademark Lawsuit Over Name 27 Apr 2017 00:34 Los Angeles Business Journal Online ‘Batmobile’: Faraday’s electric concept car unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show. Photo by Courtesy Photo *This story has been updated to reflect that Aecom has not filed a lawsuit against Faraday Future. Faraday Future, the Torrance-based electric …
  • Building Batam into a digital hub with work-and-play 27 Apr 2017 00:29 The Malaysian Star SINGAPORE: Mention Nongsa in Batam and most people may think of upmarket beach resorts. But a S$700mil (RM2.2bil) technology park with an international data centre, an incubator for start-ups and apartments for technopreneurs and programmers will rise up …
  • Did Daimler test an 'automated' truck in Oregon? Not exactly 26 Apr 2017 23:42 OregonLive.com Did Daimler take a self-driving truck for a spin in Oregon late last year? Not really. As Willamette Week reported Wednesday, Daimler Trucks North America notified the state late last year it would be testing a truck with automated features on Interstate …
  • POD Point and Savills team up to drive EV recharge-while-you-shop roll out 26 Apr 2017 23:40 Business Green Electric vehicle charge point specialist announces new push to increase access to charging infrastructure at shopping centres across the UK POD Point has this week announced it is to work with property services and real estate giant Savills to promote the …
  • Consumer Reports Lowers Tesla Rating Over Delayed Safety Feature 26 Apr 2017 23:39 KCBS PALO ALTO (CBS SF) – Consumer Reports magazine has lowered the ratings of Tesla’s Model S and Model X electric cars, after the automaker delayed the rollout of a safety feature promised to owners for the past several months. According to the magazine, …
  • BLOG: Digital Transformation - Are We There Yet? 26 Apr 2017 22:13 Cisco Cisco Blog > The Platform The Platform Kevin Bandy - April 24, 2017 - 4 Comments Are we there yet? If you have ever been on a road trip with kids, you know this question well.  The anticipation of reaching our destination never really disappears. I was …
  • NEVS and ICONIQ form a joint vehicle development partnership 26 Apr 2017 22:02 Green Car Congress NEVS and ICONIQ form a joint vehicle development partnership NEVS and ICONIQ Motors will develop future vehicles under each brand. ICONIQ’s vehicles will be manufactured in the NEVS’ joint venture manufacturing facility in Tianjin, China, while NEVS will …
  • Power up quick-chargers for electric cars 'immediately,' Wyatt says 26 Apr 2017 21:50 CBWK Coun. Russ Wyatt wants Winnipeg to develop quick-charging stations for electric cars in order to allow federal funding to flow to the Manitoba capital. The Transcona councillor has authored a motion calling on the city to "immediately develop and …
  • Ford China Sales Decline in March as Tax Cut Is Rolled Back 26 Apr 2017 21:39 GuruFocus.com Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) posted disappointing sales in China. The company’s sales decreased 21% in March as it sold 90,457 vehicles in the mainland. Ford’s overall sales fell 19% to 255,261 units in the January through March period. The sales decline was …
  • ChargePoint is ready for flying EVs 26 Apr 2017 21:32 TechCrunch Yesterday I wrote about a poll conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan that found people were interested in flying cars if they were autonomous, shared and electric. As soon as I posted that, I found an email in my inbox saying that …
  • Fiat Chrysler's CEO is betting Google's self-driving tech is an 'unbeatable solution' 26 Apr 2017 21:30 Business Insider Fiat Chrysler Automobiles turned in its best quarter ever for the first three months of 2017, and CEO Sergio Marchionne was in a good mood on the company's call with investors.  Marchionne has been an outspoken critic of electric vehicles, arguing …
  • Hybrid EV Battery - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022) 26 Apr 2017 21:17 MarketWatch.com LONDON, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Hybrid EV Battery market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 18.4% during the forecast period 2016 to 2022. In the present scenario, there has been massive production of …