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Sales of Ford Electric Vehicles Climb at Twice the Rate of EV Segment; F-150 Lightning, E-Transit No. 1 Electric Truck and Van; Retail Orders for ’23MY Vehicles up 104%, driven by Strong Demand For Super Duty, Maverick

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today reported its November 2022 U.S. sales results.

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  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today reported its November 2022 U.S. sales results.
  • Ford develops and delivers innovative, must-have Ford trucks, sport utility vehicles, commercial vans and cars and Lincoln luxury vehicles, as well as connected services.
  • Additionally, Ford is establishing leadership positions in mobility solutions, including self-driving technology, and provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company.
  • More information about the company, its products and Ford Credit is available at corporate.ford.com.

Worldwide Electric Power Steering System Industry to 2030 - Featuring Continental, Danfoss, GKN Automotive and Robert Bosch Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Electric power steering has emerged as an alternative to conventional steering systems such as electro-hydraulic and hydraulic systems.

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  • Electric power steering has emerged as an alternative to conventional steering systems such as electro-hydraulic and hydraulic systems.
  • Electric power steering assists the driver with the help of an electric motor.
  • Moreover, electric power steering systems eliminate the need for power steering pumps that uses around 10HP load, especially in heavy vehicles.
  • Currently, Electric Power Steering (EPS) is equipped with an electromechanical control system that incorporates a dual circuit ECU and a motor in the steering mechanism.

Barrier-free Tolling Revolution Kicked Off on French Highways – Kapsch TrafficCom Reports

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Kapsch TrafficCom is proud to announce that it successfully delivered the very first barrier-free tolling system in France, for which it supplied the road side equipment and the transaction collection system.

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  • Kapsch TrafficCom is proud to announce that it successfully delivered the very first barrier-free tolling system in France, for which it supplied the road side equipment and the transaction collection system.
  • Since November 4, drivers no longer have to slow down or stop for tolling on the new A79 motorway thanks to the free flow tolling system a solution that is expected to be deployed soon on more French highways.
  • The A79 is the first free flow highway in the country and thus, a major step towards Multi-Lane Free-Flow implementation and migration on the French highway network, comments Quentin Houet, Area Sales Manager at Kapsch TrafficCom.
  • Innovative solutions in the application fields of tolling, tolling services, traffic management and demand management contribute to a healthy world without congestion.

ATrack Launches 4G Telematics Devices and Asset Trackers

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Friday, December 2, 2022

ATrack Technology Inc. , a well-known global telematics brand, has launched two new products, their AK300 LTE vehicle tracker and AS500 long standby asset tracker .

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  • ATrack Technology Inc. , a well-known global telematics brand, has launched two new products, their AK300 LTE vehicle tracker and AS500 long standby asset tracker .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221201005467/en/
    ATrack launches AS500 long standby asset tracker and AK300 vehicle tracker.
  • The launch of the AK300 vehicle tracker and AS500 long standby asset tracker satisfy customer's transitional 3G to 4G product needs, and assist improving fleet and asset management efficiency.
  • Founded in January 2010 and listed on the TPEx in 2015, ATrack Technology is the world's leading brand of telematics products and services.

Fisker Confirms No Bank Guarantee With Magna and Owns Intellectual Property for the Fisker Ocean EV Platform

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Fisker said: Fisker Inc. does not have a bank guarantee with Magna, and Fisker owns the intellectual property for the Fisker Ocean platform.

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  • Fisker said: Fisker Inc. does not have a bank guarantee with Magna, and Fisker owns the intellectual property for the Fisker Ocean platform.
  • The Ocean platform does not have 80 percent carryover parts from any other platform.
  • Fisker intends to take immediate and aggressive action to address the false and misleading claims made by Fuzzy Panda Research.
  • California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most emotionally desirable and eco-friendly electric vehicles on Earth.

Allison Transmission Recognized with ASE ATMC National Excellence in Training Award for Off-Highway Program

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Allison Transmission is proud to announce that it has been honored with a prestigious award for its Off-Highway Maintenance and Overhaul training program.

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  • Allison Transmission is proud to announce that it has been honored with a prestigious award for its Off-Highway Maintenance and Overhaul training program.
  • The ASE Training Manager Council (ATMC), a division of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence dedicated to the advancement of training and professional development in the transportation service industry, recognized Allison with a 2022 National Excellence in Training Grand Award.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221201005972/en/
    The Automotive Service Excellence Training Manager Council (ATMC) recently recognized Allison Transmission's Off-Highway Maintenance and Overhaul training program with the 2022 National Excellence in Training "Grand Award".
  • The 2022 National Excellence in Training Awards were presented at a reception hosted by ATMC on November 2 at Industry Week in Las Vegas.

Sierra Space Bolsters Human Spaceflight Center and Astronaut Training Academy Team

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Sierra Space , a leading space company building the first end-to-end business and technology platform in space, today announced Thomas H. Marshburn, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer for the companys Human Spaceflight Center and Astronaut Training Academy .

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  • Sierra Space , a leading space company building the first end-to-end business and technology platform in space, today announced Thomas H. Marshburn, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer for the companys Human Spaceflight Center and Astronaut Training Academy .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221130006102/en/
    Sierra Space announces Thomas H. Marshburn, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer for the companys Human Spaceflight Center and Astronaut Training Academy.
  • With the development of the Sierra Space Human Spaceflight Center and Astronaut Training Academy, we are changing the landscape of the commercial space economy.
  • The companys new Human Spaceflight Center and Astronaut Training Academy will recruit, train and prepare the future astronaut corps required for the developing commercial space economy.

Europe (UK, Germany, Italy, France, and Spain) Automotive Usage-based Insurance (UBI) Market Report 2022-2028: Shifts in UBI UI, ADAS and EV Policies, Connected Lifestyle Insurance - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The "Automotive Usage-based Insurance (UBI) in Europe 5 - Forecast to 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Automotive Usage-based Insurance (UBI) in Europe 5 - Forecast to 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This research service analyzes the Europe-5 automotive UBI market.
  • It provides an overview of select automotive insurance companies that provide UBI policies across these countries, including DirectLine Insurance, Allianz SE, Unipolsai Assicurazioni S.p.A, Generali, and Ergo.
  • Insurance companies' telematics adoption is revolutionizing the automotive insurance industry with relevant and innovative insurance policies for customers.

European Passenger Vehicles Airbag Market Analysis Report 2022 with Supplier Profiles of AutoLiv, ZF Friedrichshafen, & Joyson Safety Systems - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The "European Passenger Vehicles Airbag Market, 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "European Passenger Vehicles Airbag Market, 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Vendors will focus on catering to autonomous vehicles and autonomous shuttles with unorthodox seating positions, which will require solutions different from the ones now available in the market.
  • Airbags are part of the passive safety equipment offered on an automobile.
  • An airbag system typically comprises sensors that detect a crash/collision/impact, inflators that use a chemical reaction to inflate the airbag, and the airbag itself made of fabric.

Mobile Energy Leader Booster to Exhibit at Zero-Emission Transportation Event

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Booster a leading mobile energy delivery company will be joining top names in transportation at an event to showcase zero-emission technologies on December 7, 2022, at the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California.

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  • Booster a leading mobile energy delivery company will be joining top names in transportation at an event to showcase zero-emission technologies on December 7, 2022, at the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California.
  • Booster joins the roster of exhibitors to present its progress in mobile fueling innovations, sustainable energy delivery, and decarbonization solutions.
  • Zero-Emission event attendees can experience the technological advancements and learn more about the benefits of zero-emission trucks, buses, and heavy equipment.
  • Booster is a tech-driven mobile energy delivery company on a mission to fuel the energy transition.