All Entries in the Category : Auto/Trans

Transportation including Railway, Small Vehicle, Small Engine, Automotive and Transportation

China may throw $16B behind EV growth and infrastructure

The Chinese government may spend as much as $16 billion to fuel the growth of electric vehicles and development of charging stations.

: Auto/Trans, Energy

Audi makes the leap to 48V supply

he company recently demonstrated prototypes of existing models A6 TDI and RS 5 TDI equipped with the 48V technology. Both vehicles featured an electrically driven air intake ompressor which works independently of the engine rpm and thus offers “fundamental” improvements in terms of acceleration behaviour, the company says.

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India slaps massive fines on carmakers

MUMBAI — Fourteen automakers in India have been fined a total of 25.4 billion rupees ($420 million) for allegedly preventing fair competition in replacement parts.

: Auto/Trans

Tesla Building I-80 Supercharger Station

Tesla Motors Inc. is building a supercharger station in the Sierra Nevada north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of the company’s electric cars can recharge along Interstate 80, a newspaper says.

: Auto/Trans, Energy

As India builds its roads and rail, Japan is ready to do business

TOKYO — India is planning massive railway and highway expansion projects, both at the national and state levels, to build up its infrastructure and bring in foreign businesses.

: Auto/Trans

Sensata Announces Acquisition Of Schrader International

ALMELO, Netherlands, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST) announced today that its wholly owned indirect subsidiary Sensata Technologies B.V. has reached agreement to acquire the Schrader group of companies from Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC for a total enterprise value of $1.0 billion.

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Hitachi may buy Italian rail businesses

TOKYO — Hitachi is considering acquiring rail traffic signal and train car businesses from Finmeccanica, an Italian aerospace and defense equipment manufacturer.

: Auto/Trans