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Beyond Uber, Volvo and Ford: Other automakers’ plans for self-driving vehicles

| Autonomous vehicles, Car News, Concept Vehicles, Sri Lanka | August 20, 2016

Beyond Uber, Volvo and Ford: Other automakers' plans for self-driving vehicles

UBber Technologies Inc and Volvo are just two of the players in the increasingly crowded field of autonomous vehicle research. Automakers and tech companies alike are pouring resources into developing a self-driving vehicle.

Here are what some of them are doing:

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Thailand’s PTT in with 6 automakers to develop electric car sector

| Car Industry, Car Maintenance, Electric Vehicles, Thailand | August 17, 2016

Thailand's PTT in with 6 automakers to develop electric car sector

Thailand’s largest energy firm, PTT Pcl, on Monday signed contracts with six major automakers for cooperation in developing electric cars, opening the first in a series of electric vehicle charging stations associated with the project.

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BMW and Nissan partner to deploy dual-standard public fast chargers in USA

| BMW, Car News, Electric Vehicles, Emerging Technologies, Nissan, USA | December 27, 2015

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This is what happens there in US, to promote the use of EVs by the vehicle manufactures, while in Sri Lanka we try to establish few DC fast charging stations paying a high tax for owning an EV.

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Nissan pressures government for electric vehicle road signs

| Electric Vehicles, Nissan, United Kingdom | October 23, 2015

Nissan pressures government for electric vehicle road signs

Nissan and Ecotricity challenge UK government to provide official signage for EV drivers to help them to find charging stations more easily.

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Nissan is the World’s fastest rising Automotive Brand

| Car Industry, Car News, Nissan | October 11, 2015

Nissan is the World’s fastest rising Automotive Brand

Nissan has been crowned as the world’s fastest rising automotive brand for the year 2015. The company now stands at the 49th position as compared to the 56th position last year and the 90th position in the year 2011.

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Tesla is our ally, says Renault/Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn

| EVs, Nissan, Tesla Motors | July 1, 2015

Tesla is our ally, says Renault/Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn

Renault/Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn told the press that “Tesla is not our rival – it is an ally.” How could that be? Aren’t they competitors in the electric car market?

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Toyota, Nissan, and Honda Agree on Joint Support for Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

| Emerging Technologies, Honda, Nissan, Toyota | July 1, 2015

Toyota, Nissan, and Honda Agree on Joint Support for Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have agreed on key details regarding a new joint support project for the development of hydrogen station infrastructure in Japan.

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48-MPG Nissan X-Trail Hybrid comes to Japan

| New Cars, Nissan, X-Trail | April 7, 2015

48-MPG Nissan X-Trail Hybrid comes to Japan

Nissan will start selling a hybrid version of its X-Trail compact crossover in Japan from 2015 May. While the Japanese automaker is touting all the bells and whistles like “Intelligent Parking Assist,” the model really makes its mark in fuel economy figures. The marquee number is 20.6 kilometers per liter, or about 48 miles per gallon. This is using the more lenient Japanese driving cycle, but it’s still something to be proud of.

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Nissan invests £250m and creates jobs at Sunderland plant, UK

| Car Industry, Nissan, United Kingdom | December 27, 2012

Nissan invests £250m and creates jobs at Sunderland plant, UK

Nissan is investing £250m at its Sunderland plant and creating around 1,000 new jobs in a show of confidence in the British automotive industry.

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2013 Nissan Leaf: More range, better charging

| Japan, Nissan | November 22, 2012

2013 Nissan Leaf: More range, better charging

Second-gen Nissan Leaf was unveiled in Japan this week, and it comes with a lot of improvements. This is still the Leaf people know and (mostly) love, but it’s incrementally better all around.

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