Friday Morning Auto News, Apr 20, 2018

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Thursday Morning Auto News, Apr 19, 2018

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Wednesday Morning Auto News, Apr 18, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Auto News, Apr 17, 2018

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China NEV Weekly Episode 9: Leap Into The Endless Sea Of New Brands

China NEV Weekly

China NEV Weekly

Welcome to Episode 9 of China NEV Weekly, this time with sports cars, sedans, SUVs, MPV, and no less than five new brands. Time to roll:

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Monday Morning Auto News, Apr 16, 2018

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Friday Morning Auto News, Apr 13, 2018

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Tesla too late as Volkswagen and Toyota join their truck forces

Shimo and Renschler – (c) Bertel Schmitt

Should you be among the people highly excited about Tesla’s prospects with heavy trucks, count yourself lucky that you weren’t in the ballroom of Tokyo’s Grand Prince Hotel this afternoon. Would you have been, you went home with all hopes abandoned.  In said ballroom, two global players in the heavy truck business announced that they would join hands, because doing it alone is fraught with dangers.  Unsaid, but quickly evident: Newcomers, don’t even try.  Also, the allied bus and truck makers, will not bet on either battery electric or fuel cell. They will do both. [Continue Reading]

Thursday morning car news, April 12, 2018

 

 

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Wednesday Morning Auto News, Apr 11, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Auto News, Apr 10, 2018

Morning news are back in service ….

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Monday Evening Auto News, Apr 9, 2018

Sorry, been otherwise engaged in the morning. Therefore, a rare Dailykanban collector’s item: The auto news evening edition.

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Friday Morning Auto News, Apr 06, 2018

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Thursday Morning Auto News, Apr 05, 2018

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Tesla’s Model 3 screen signals steep production increase – or not

Picture: Tesla

Sure, you can wait for Tesla’s, official production releases, but wouldn’t you be a better investor if armed with the knowledge of how many Model 3 Tesla really intends to build within the next few months? The tracking of VIN numbers has turned out to be a bit inexact. You want something where Tesla has a little more skin in the game. Clients of JL Warren Capital have that information. The company tracks a surefire leading indicator, and that is the central display screen of the Model 3. According to JL Warren’s chief analyst Jungheng Li, Tesla seems to be gearing up for a weekly production rate of 3,400 Model 3 for this quarter. If everything goes well.

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Wednesday Morning Auto News, Apr 04, 2018

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Grade The Analysts: Brian Johnson wins March

Who is the most prescient analyst on the auto beat? Who can provide real actionable analysis, as opposed to blatant stock pumping? This is what Grade the Analysts tries to find out. Each month, we compare analyst predictions to the actual results. This month, it is Brian Johnson, veteran high-precision analyst at Barclays, who called March sales better than his peers. [Continue Reading]

Tuesday Morning Auto News, Apr 03, 2018

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Monday Morning Auto News, Apr 02, 2018

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Friday Morning Auto News, Mar 30, 2018

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Thursday Morning Auto News, Mar 29, 2018

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World’s Largest Automakers 2018: Toyota in front, but it will be a tough fight

Two months into the new year, it quickly becomes clear that we will witness the so far fiercest fight between the top three global automakers for the title of World’s largest Automaker 2018 . Toyota, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, and Volkswagen are only a few ten thousand units apart.  We will probably see them trading places a few times as the year goes on.

By the end of February, Toyota surprisingly was in the lead, despite a global production decrease of 1.1%. Volkswagen found itself in third place, despite an 8.8% increase in global deliveries. The Alliance came in just 13,000 units behind front-running Toyota. [Continue Reading]

Wednesday Morning Auto News, Mar 28, 2018

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In a search for untapped car markets, Nissan is back in Pakistan.

1976 Datsun 120y, for sale near Islamabad, $1,500 ask

Nissan is entering Pakistan’s car market – again.  The company assembled cars in the country until the middle of the past decade. Nissan withdrew when carmageddon sent Pakistan’s auto business into a tailspin. Now, Nissan is back.

Nissan reactivated its old Pakistan partner Ghandhara Nissan Ltd, and it will start assembling Datsun-branded cars within the 2019 fiscal, Nissan said today. [Continue Reading]

Tuesday Morning Auto News, Mar 27, 2018

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Monday Morning Auto News, Mar 26, 2018

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Friday Morning Auto News, Mar 23, 2018

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If Nissan’s electric plans are ambitious, then Tesla’s are pure fantasy

Philippe Klein (c) Bertel Schmitt

Today at its HQ in Yokohama, Nissan laid out its electric strategy through 2022, the span of its current mid-term business plan. If you have or planning to have investments riding on the future of electric cars, these plans will provide valuable input.

By 2022, Nissan wants to sell a total of 1 million pure battery-electric and e-POWER vehicles a year, Nissan’s chief planning officer Philippe Klein told reporters.

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Thursday Morning Auto News, Mar 22, 2018

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Wednesday Morning Auto News, Mar 21, 2018

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