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ALL-ELECTRIC KIA EV6 WINS 2023 NORTH AMERICAN UTILITY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR™

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

DETROIT, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the all-electric Kia EV6 was named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™ by the North American Car of the Year (NACTOY) jury. This is the second occasion in three years that the NACTOY jury has named a Kia vehicle as its top choice in the category, and the first win for a Kia electric vehicle (EV).

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  • - EV6 recognized for automotive innovation, design, safety features, performance, technology, driver satisfaction, user experience, value
    DETROIT, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the all-electric Kia EV6 was named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™ by the North American Car of the Year (NACTOY) jury.
  • This is the second occasion in three years that the NACTOY jury has named a Kia vehicle as its top choice in the category, and the first win for a Kia electric vehicle (EV).
  • "Since going on sale in early 2022, the EV6 model range has illustrated the sophistication and refinement inherent to Kia EV engineering, and North American customers have taken notice," said Sean Yoon, President and CEO, Kia America.
  • "In a year with three electric finalists, this win proves that EV6 is not only a top utility vehicle, but also an exemplary EV."

Toyota and Lexus Offer Lower Emissions EV Charging Program

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Aligning with its goals to provide energy solutions for customers while working toward making cleaner energy sustainable and resilient for all, Toyota Motor North America (Toyota) has recently entered into an agreement with WattTime to provide certain health and environmental impact data to Toyota and Lexus customers with eligible vehicles to enable them to find ideal charging times to reduce emissions when charging at home. By using this data to make more informed decisions on charging times, customers are empowered to do their part to help reduce power plant emissions that impact human health and climate change.

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  • Leveraging the power of the Remote Connect feature within the Toyota and Lexus apps, Toyota and Lexus BEV and PHEV customers will be able to manage their home charging experience, via the ECO Charging feature, to select the most efficient times to charge their vehicles.
  • "The Toyota and Lexus apps offer a seamless and simple solution for our customers, and we're confident this will enhance their electrified vehicle ownership experience."
  • The Toyota and Lexus apps will take the electricity forecast data from WattTime and combine it with the customer's own charging and mobility requirements to propose a charging schedule through the ECO Charging feature.
  • The ECO Charging feature is available now on the Toyota and Lexus apps, both of which are available for download for iPhone® or Android™ smartphones.

BizLink Showcases High-Performance Interconnect Solutions at CES 2023

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- BizLink, a leading global interconnect solutions provider, revealed its latest advancements in xEV/AV applications and smart conference solutions at CES 2023.

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  • FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- BizLink, a leading global interconnect solutions provider, revealed its latest advancements in xEV/AV applications and smart conference solutions at CES 2023.
  • Additionally, BizLink highlighted its high-voltage harnesses for EV and PHEV that ensure smooth and steady interconnect operation among MCU, PDU, battery pack, and other components required for EV drivetrain systems.
  • BizLink also presented its silicon automotive cable and complex automotive busbar assembly solutions, providing both design and manufacturing services to customers worldwide.
  • BizLink's offerings for xEV/AV applications and smart conference lead users towards comprehensive experience on the road and in the meeting room.

Accelerating its 2023 global strategy, GWM Debuts at Guangzhou Auto Show with Multiple NEVs

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Friday, January 6, 2023

GWM also displayed TANK500 PHEV, a new energy off-road SUV based on the upgraded off-road super hybrid architecture.

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  • GWM also displayed TANK500 PHEV, a new energy off-road SUV based on the upgraded off-road super hybrid architecture.
  • And GWM ORA series, attracting users' attention from the public with smart functions and stylish design.
  • Zhang Haobao, the CEO of GWM Pickup, revealed this model will consist of HEV and PHEV versions.
  • Faced with the accelerated trend of the new energy transformation in the global automobile, GWM released the "ONE GWM" global brand strategy in 2022, and actively participate in global competition.

Accelerating its 2023 global strategy, GWM Debuts at Guangzhou Auto Show with Multiple NEVs

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Friday, January 6, 2023

GWM also displayed TANK500 PHEV, a new energy off-road SUV based on the upgraded off-road super hybrid architecture.

Key Points: 
  • GWM also displayed TANK500 PHEV, a new energy off-road SUV based on the upgraded off-road super hybrid architecture.
  • And GWM ORA series, attracting users' attention from the public with smart functions and stylish design.
  • Zhang Haobao, the CEO of GWM Pickup, revealed this model will consist of HEV and PHEV versions.
  • Faced with the accelerated trend of the new energy transformation in the global automobile, GWM released the "ONE GWM" global brand strategy in 2022, and actively participate in global competition.

LEXUS ELECTRIFIED: INSPIRED BY PEOPLE

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- What will define the electrified future? Lexus believes that the future of electric vehicles will be versatile, anticipatory and centered on elevating the consumer's driving and ownership experience. A new marketing campaign, called "Lexus Electrified," shows how people are the inspiration behind the versatility of the Lexus electrified line of vehicles. The broadcast spot, "Like Attracts Like," debuts today.

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  • Lexus believes that the future of electric vehicles will be versatile, anticipatory and centered on elevating the consumer's driving and ownership experience.
  • A new marketing campaign, called "Lexus Electrified," shows how people are the inspiration behind the versatility of the Lexus electrified line of vehicles.
  • Under its "Lexus Electrified" vision, Lexus aims to work toward carbon neutrality in a way that is accessible for every guest through a variety of powertrains that cater to their individual needs.
  • The spot showcases four electrified Lexus vehicles – the RZ 450e, RX 500h, NX 450h+ and the Electrified Sport Concept.

KIA SPORTAGE HYBRID AND KIA TELLURIDE NAMED AMONG THE CAR CONNECTION'S BEST CAR TO BUY 2023 AWARDS

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The editors at The Car Connection (TCC), a subsidiary of Internet Brands Automotive, have chosen two Kia vehicles among their Best Car To Buy 2023 awards. As the Kia brand's first major accolade in the new year, the 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid SUV has been named Best Economy Car To Buy 2023 and the 2023 Kia Telluride has been named Best Family Car To Buy 2023. This year marks the third time in a row the wildly popular Telluride has earned praise from TCC as Best Family Car To Buy (2022 and 2021). And prior to those wins, the big, bold and boxy SUV earned the overall Best Car To Buy 2020 designation.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The editors at The Car Connection (TCC), a subsidiary of Internet Brands Automotive, have chosen two Kia vehicles among their Best Car To Buy 2023 awards.
  • As the Kia brand's first major accolade in the new year, the 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid SUV has been named Best Economy Car To Buy 2023 and the 2023 Kia Telluride has been named Best Family Car To Buy 2023.
  • And prior to those wins, the big, bold and boxy SUV earned the overall Best Car To Buy 2020 designation.
  • According to TCC, Best Car To Buy 2023 focuses on the everyday vehicle that best balances value, fuel efficiency, safety ratings, interior spaciousness, quality, design, and driving dynamics.

Deloitte: Affordability Concerns Slow the Road to an Electrified Future

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ --

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  • A lack of affordability is the top concern U.S. consumers have when it comes to EV adoption (52%).
  • In fact, reducing vehicle operating costs is also the top reason globally for selecting an EV, outweighing climate concerns.
  • The automotive sector continues to face a winding road amid inflation and ongoing supply challenges.
  • While internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles still dominate future vehicle purchase intentions, preference for electrified powertrains continues to rise.

Global Electric Bus Market Report 2022: Increasing Demand for Emission-Free and Energy-Efficient Mass Transit Solutions Drives Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The Global Electric Bus Market is segmented based on Battery Type, Propulsion, Range, Length Of Bus, Consumer, Application, and Geography.

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  • The Global Electric Bus Market is segmented based on Battery Type, Propulsion, Range, Length Of Bus, Consumer, Application, and Geography.
  • The report presents a detailed Ansoff matrix analysis for the Global Electric Bus Market.
  • The analyst analyses the Global Electric Bus Market using the Ansoff Matrix to provide the best approaches a company can take to improve its market position.
  • The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the Global Electric Bus Market.

Dodge 'Last Call' Event in Las Vegas Set to Celebrate Reveal of Final Dodge 'Last Call' Special-edition Vehicle, Brand's Electrified Performance Future

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023

The event will unleash the seventh and final Dodge 2023 "Last Call" commemorative edition model — a last-of-its-kind Dodge special-edition vehicle.

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  • The event will unleash the seventh and final Dodge 2023 "Last Call" commemorative edition model — a last-of-its-kind Dodge special-edition vehicle.
  • Six Dodge "Last Call" models have already been introduced: the Dodge Challenger Shakedown, Dodge Charger Super Bee, Dodge Challenger and Charger Scat Pack Swinger, Dodge Charger King Daytona and Dodge Challenger Black Ghost.
  • The Dodge "Last Call" event in Las Vegas will also hail the beginning stages of a new, electrified chapter for the brand — the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept, the brand's future vision of electrified muscle, will be on display in Las Vegas.
  • "The Dodge 'Last Call' event will be a celebration of Dodge performance," said Tim Kuniskis, Dodge brand chief executive officer – Stellantis.