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Geely Wants To Become A Global Auto Giant With The Help Of Volvo

Geely has ambitions to become China’s first global auto giant and will look to do so with input from Volvo Cars, which it bought from Ford Motor Corp. back in 2010.

Plans within Geely will see it utilize Volvo’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) for a series of new cars for the Proton brand. Additionally, it will also use a B-segment Modular Architecture (BMA) for additional Proton models.

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“CMA will be the core of Geely’s future architecture design … We learn technologies and build up talents through developing it,” vice president at Geely Automobile Research Institute, Li Li, told Reuters. Li added the CMA platform will allow Geely and Volvo to design vehicles more quickly and cost-effectively, helping it in its bid to capture a greater share of the market.

As Geely looks to establish itself as a global powerhouse, it

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Geely Wants To Become China’s ‘First Global Auto Giant’

Geely has ambitions, Hyundai is getting more serious about EVs, Buick wants the Encore GX to perform, and a lawyer accused GM of McCarthyism. All that and more in The Morning Shift for August 10, 2020.

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Geely bought Volvo a decade ago in a time when that deal was seen as … sketchy at best, since Volvo wasn’t really on solid footing and Geely was an unknown. All Volvo has done since then is hit it out of the park, while Geely has been rising along with it. Geely is now sketching out plans to join the adults in the room.

Part of Geely’s ambition lies with its vehicle architecture developed with Volvo, as Reuters explains:

Chinese carmaker Geely plans to use a platform developed with input from Volvo to build new models in Malaysia for its partly owned Proton brand, a strategy that

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Global Automotive Data Logger Market: Growth, Trends and Forecast 2020-2025 –

The “Global Automotive Data Logger Market: Growth, Trends and Forecast 2020-2025” report has been added to’s offering.

The Global Automotive Data Logger Market is anticipated to register a CAGR of about 7 %, during the forecast period (2020-2025).

Increased in use of technologically advanced solutions in automotive industry for monitoring various factors of vehicle such as temperature, vibration, acceleration, shock and others has optimized the safety of vehicles as well as passengers.

Rise in demand for autonomous vehicle testing with the help of advanced electronic architecture in modern vehicles is driving the growth of the global automotive data logger market.

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Growing Developments in Technology Boosting the Market Growth

In September 2019, Racelogic Introduces the VBOX Touch, the first in a new generation of highly flexible data loggers

The hardware can be used in many types of diverse automotive tests such as acceleration, braking, speed verification, tire

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Global Driveline Market for Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Market (2020 to 2025)

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Driveline Market for Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Market by Vehicle Type (Hybrid Vehicles, Plug-In Electric Hybrid and Battery Electric Vehicle, by Transmission Type, by Motor Output, by Architecture, by Company and by Geography, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025” report has been added to’s offering.

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The Global Driveline Market For Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Market is projected to reach USD 63.12 Billion by 2025 in value terms, growing at a CAGR of over 16%. Stringent emission regulations set by the governments are force OEM’s to adopt the hybrid and electric vehicle technology which is positively impacting the growth of the market. Moreover, the increasing demand for better fuel efficiency and increasing sales of electric & hybrid vehicles are expected to push the driveline market for electric & hybrid vehicle in the coming years. However, novel COVID-19 disease

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China’s Geely Aims to Capture Global Footprint With the Help of Volvo Brand

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China’s Geely Aims to Capture Global Footprint With the Help of Volvo Brand

Chinese carmaker Geely plans to use a platform developed with input from Volvo to build new models in Malaysia for its partly owned Proton brand, a strategy that shows how it aims to accelerate its push to become China’s first global auto giant.

The yet-to-be-finalised plans for Proton are just one strand of a Geely project to revamp factories at home and abroad using joint platforms it has been perfecting with Volvo since 2013. Geely bought the Swedish brand 10 years ago for $1.8 billion (1.4 billion pounds) – a deal that raised its international profile and sent shockwaves through the global auto trade.

Senior Geely officials and engineers told Reuters that a project dubbed Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) will allow them to develop, design and build different types of compact cars with

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The global automotive pump market is estimated to grow from USD 12.7 billion in 2020 to USD 17.7 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 6.9%

New York, Aug. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Automotive Pump Market by Type, Technology, Displacement, Vehicle Application, Electric Vehicle & Region – Global Forecast to 2025” –
7 billion in 2020 to USD 17.7 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 6.9%. Major vehicle manufacturers across the globe are focusing on introducing fuel-efficient vehicles to cater to the increased demand from consumers. Moreover, to curb rising pollution, several countries have implemented stringent emission norms for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. These factors are anticipated to push the growth of the market. However, the growth of battery operated vehicles is considered a major restraint for the growth of the automotive pump market. Though the outbreak of pandemic COVID-19 all over the world has disturbed the economic and financial structures of the whole world. Auto industry has noticed a fall due to production halt

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Motorsport Network launches global distribution and production platform Motorsport Studios – Motorsport Network

New global media distribution and production platform will bring audiences and brands together across motorsport worldwide.

Motorsport Network has launched Motorsport Studios, a global distribution and production platform that will enable fans to access the world’s biggest publicly available motorsport media archive and help brands tell their stories in the sport.

Motorsport Studios will bring a unique full-service offering to companies in the world of racing, integrating its inhouse developed OTT technology platform with production and content curation, global distribution and audience targeting. It will capitalise on the 56 million monthly audience that already tunes into Motorsport Network’s web and digital properties worldwide.

The new platform incorporates multiple successful business units into one integrated offering for the market. Motorsport Images, which includes a powerful 26 million images covering every race in the 70-year history of Formula 1 as well as photography services at races and motorsport events, along with

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Tesla’s dizzying rise signals a new global auto age

Tesla has pioneered new approaches in manufacturing, designs in software and electronic architecture which enable it to introduce innovations faster than rivals, leaving analysts to draw comparisons with Apple.
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Tesla Inc’s rapid rise to become the world’s most valuable carmaker could mark the start of a new era for the global auto industry, defined by a Silicon Valley approach to software that is overtaking old-school manufacturing know-how.

Tesla’s ascent took many investors by surprise. But executives at Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, had a close-up view starting in 2009 of how Tesla and its chief executive Elon Musk were taking a new approach to building vehicles that challenged the established system.

Daimler, which bears the name of the man who invented the modern car 134 years ago, bought a nearly 10% Tesla stake in May 2009 in a deal which provided a $50 million lifeline

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Todt: Formula 1 has set “global example” with return to racing – F1

FIA president Jean Todt believes that Formula 1 has set a “global example” with its return to racing following the outbreak of COVID-19.

F1 was forced to call off the opening 10 races of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but managed to get its season underway with the Austrian Grand Prix in July.

A 13-race calendar is now in place, with more set to be added after a number of countermeasures and protocols were implemented to allow events to be staged safely.

Speaking to select media including Autosport at the British Grand Prix, Todt said he was “very proud” of how F1 had made its return, believing it has set an example to other sports and racing series in staging international events.

“The easy decision was to wait until things get better, and we don’t know when it will get better,” Todt said.

“Formula 1 was the first

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Global Bicycle-Sharing System Market Segment Outlook, Market Assessment, Competition Scenario, Trends and Forecast 2020-2029

Global Bicycle-Sharing System Market is estimated to be valued US$ XX.X million in 2019. The report on Bicycle-Sharing System Market provides qualitative as well as quantitative analysis in terms of market dynamics, competition scenarios, opportunity analysis, market growth, etc. for the forecast year up to 2029. The global bicycle-sharing system market is segmented on the basis of type, application, and geography.

In 2019, the North America market is valued US$ XX.X million and the market share is estimated X.X%, and it is expected to be US$ XX.X million and X.X% in 2029, with a CAGR X.X% from 2020 to 2029.

Global Bicycle-Sharing System Market

By type, the market is segmented into Point-to-Point, Ride-and-Return, and Distributed. By application, the market is divided into Government, Community Organization, and Enterprise.

Based on geography, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa. Major players profiled in

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