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The future of cars: connected, autonomous, shared, electric

September 16, 2017
The Renault-Nissan alliance believes that autos of the future will be electrified -- like the Nissan Leaf pictured here -- and drive autonomously as well as be connected and shared.

Japanese automakers keep up speed in China

September 5, 2017
Top Japanese automakers' China sales surged ahead in August despite sluggish growth for the market as a whole, propelled by new sport utility vehicles and perennially popular compacts.

Southeast Asian new-car sales jumped 15% in July

September 1, 2017
New-car sales in Southeast Asia's six major markets climbed 15% on the year to 268,428 in July, rebounding from a slump in June caused by the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Indonesia to introduce tax breaks for low-carbon cars

August 23, 2017
JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government has drawn up a policy framework to fully promote environment-friendly cars, such as electric and hybrid vehicles. The key pillar of the new policy is to introduce tax breaks for low-carbon emission cars, with the goal of reducing emissions by 29% by 2030.

Ford, Zotye team up to get piece of China EV future

August 23, 2017
Ford Motor and Chinese automaker Anhui Zotye Automobile aim to form an electric-car joint venture, spying opportunities in a nation seeking to nurture so-called new-energy vehicles as an industry.

Japan looks to self-driving cars to bolster transport access Service to ferry rural seniors targeted for 2020

August 17, 2017
TOKYO -- The Japanese government aims to have self-driving vehicles provide transport for senior citizens and others with limited vehicle access by 2020, encouraging development of the technology to address growing social challenges.
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