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ROHM, Mazda, and Imasen Sign a Joint Agreement to Develop Inverters for e-Axle Using ROHM SiC Power Modules

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

At the same time, ROHM will contribute to the creation industry-leading compact, high efficiency electrical units by developing and supplying advanced SiC power modules that provide improved performance.

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  • At the same time, ROHM will contribute to the creation industry-leading compact, high efficiency electrical units by developing and supplying advanced SiC power modules that provide improved performance.
  • Through this collaboration, ROHM will develop even more competitive SiC MOSFETs and modules by working backwards from the finished vehicle to understand the performance and optimal drive method required of power semiconductors.
  • And to further contribute to society, ROHM will clarify the direction ROHM should take while raising awareness among all Group employees.
  • In addition to bare chips, ROHM is currently developing products with discrete packages, and this collaboration will allow the company to develop and offer power modules equipped with the latest (4th Generation) SiC MOSFETs.

Mitsubishi Motors' All-New eK X EV Wins RJC Car of the Year and RJC Technology of the Year for 2023

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

In addition, the electrification technology of all-electric kei-car used for the eK X EV has won the RJC Technology of the Year for 20232.

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  • In addition, the electrification technology of all-electric kei-car used for the eK X EV has won the RJC Technology of the Year for 20232.
  • Also offered at an affordable price for a wide range of users, the eK X EV provides momentum to the promotion of EVs."
  • In awarding the RJC Technology of the Year, the selection committee commented:
    "Utilizing the electrification technology that Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors have cultivated over the years, the eK X EV has achieved reduction in size and cost.
  • This is the fourth time(3) that Mitsubishi Motors has won the RJC Car of the Year, following the award for 2020 won by the eK wagon and eK X height-wagon kei-cars.

Mitsubishi Motors' All-New eK X EV Wins Japan Automotive Hall of Fame Car of the Year 2022-2023

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 9, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) today announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car(1), has won the Car of the Year 2022-2023 award(2) from the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 9, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) today announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car(1), has won the Car of the Year 2022-2023 award(2) from the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame.
  • The selection committee highly evaluated the eK X EV as a full-fledged electric vehicle (EV) that conforms to Japanese kei-car standards and contributes to the expansion of the domestic EV market.
  • Candidates for the 22nd Japan Automotive Hall of Fame Car of the Year were new models premiered in the Japan market between October 16, 2021, and October 15, 2022.
  • The selection committee voted for the winner of the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame Car of the Year 2022-2023.

Magna’s 48-Volt Hybrid Transmission System Started Production With Stellantis

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Magna's 48-Volt hybrid dual-clutch transmission made its debut on the Jeep Renegade and Compass e-Hybrid, Fiat 500 X and Tipo

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  • Magna's 48-Volt hybrid dual-clutch transmission made its debut on the Jeep Renegade and Compass e-Hybrid, Fiat 500 X and Tipo
    AURORA, Ontario, Oct. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Magnas 48-Volt hybrid transmission hit the market on the Jeep Renegade, Compass e-Hybrid, Fiat 500 X and Tipo, the first models from Stellantis to be equipped with a 48-Volt hybrid system.
  • Magna's hybrid transmission achieves stringent CO2 targets and offers improved driving dynamics due to electric torque vectoring and traction support.
  • Magna's 48V 7-speed dual-clutch transmission for hybrids provides a maximum torque of 320 Nm and torque-split technology to optimize the efficiencies of the combustion engine (ICE) and the e-motor.
  • Magna is producing the 48V hybrid transmission at its division in Kechnec, Slovakia.

Li Auto Inc. Unveils Li L8, Its Six-Seat, Large Premium Smart SUV for Families, and Li L7, Its Five-Seat, Large Flagship Smart SUV for Families

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Friday, September 30, 2022

The retail prices for Li L8 Pro and Li L8 Max are RMB359,800 and RMB399,800; and for Li L7 Pro and Li L7 Max are RMB339,800 and RMB379,800.

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  • The retail prices for Li L8 Pro and Li L8 Max are RMB359,800 and RMB399,800; and for Li L7 Pro and Li L7 Max are RMB339,800 and RMB379,800.
  • Li L8 showroom models will arrive at Li Auto retail stores starting on October 1 with delivery to commence in early November.
  • As a large premium smart SUV for families, Li L8 adopts Li Magic Carpet air suspension, a feature typically found in vehicles priced above RMB1,000,000, making it available to more families.
  • Its model lineup includes Li L9, a six-seat, full-size flagship smart SUV, Li L8 and Li ONE, both of which are six-seat, large premium smart SUVs, and Li L7, a five-seat, large flagship smart SUV.

Li Auto Inc. June 2022 Delivery Update

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Friday, July 1, 2022

BEIJING, July 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Li Auto Inc. (Li Auto or the Company) (Nasdaq: LI; HKEX: 2015), a leader in Chinas new energy vehicle market, today announced that the Company delivered13,024 Li ONEs in June 2022, up 68.9% year over year.

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  • BEIJING, July 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Li Auto Inc. (Li Auto or the Company) (Nasdaq: LI; HKEX: 2015), a leader in Chinas new energy vehicle market, today announced that the Company delivered13,024 Li ONEs in June 2022, up 68.9% year over year.
  • The Company officially unveiled Li L9 on June 21, 2022, the flagship smart SUV for families.
  • Li L9 also features the Companys self-developed autonomous driving system, Li AD Max, and top-notch vehicle safety measures to protect every family passenger.
  • Li L9 arrives at all Li Auto retail stores nationwide today, and we welcome everyone to visit our retail stores for a closer look.

Li Auto Inc. Unveils Li L9, Its Flagship Smart SUV

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

BEIJING, China, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Li Auto Inc. (Li Auto or the Company) (Nasdaq: LI; HKEX: 2015), a leader in Chinas new energy vehicle market, today unveiled Li L9, the Companys flagship smart SUV for families.

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  • BEIJING, China, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Li Auto Inc. (Li Auto or the Company) (Nasdaq: LI; HKEX: 2015), a leader in Chinas new energy vehicle market, today unveiled Li L9, the Companys flagship smart SUV for families.
  • Li L9 is a six-seat, full-size flagship SUV, offering superior space and comfort for family users.
  • With flagship space and comfort, a flagship range extension system and chassis system, flagship safety features, and a flagship interactive experience, Li L9 aims to Create a Mobile Home, Create Happiness (, ).
  • Its model lineup includes Li ONE, a six-seat, large premium smart electric SUV, and Li L9, a six-seat, full-size, flagship smart SUV.

Mitsubishi Motors to Launch the All-New eK X EV in Japan

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Monday, May 23, 2022

TOKYO, May 23, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car1, will go on sale at sales affiliates nationwide and on Rakuten Ichiba2, an e-commerce marketplace, in Japan this summer.

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  • TOKYO, May 23, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car1, will go on sale at sales affiliates nationwide and on Rakuten Ichiba2, an e-commerce marketplace, in Japan this summer.
  • The all-new eK X EV is priced from 2,398,000 to 2,932,600 yen (10 percent consumption tax included).
  • The eK X EV is a new electric vehicle (EV) to join the eK X series4, Mitsubishi Motors' kei-car series with an SUV flavor, and offers a driving range sufficient for everyday use5 at an affordable price.
  • At a time when a shift to electrified vehicles is required to build a carbon-neutral society, Mitsubishi Motors introduces the all-new eK X EV as an ii (i.e.

Magna Begins Production of First Mild Hybrid Transverse Transmission for BMW Group

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Monday, May 2, 2022

AURORA, Ontario, May 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Magna continues its accelerated transformation toward electric mobility with the start of production of its mild hybrid transmission for BMW Group.

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  • AURORA, Ontario, May 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Magna continues its accelerated transformation toward electric mobility with the start of production of its mild hybrid transmission for BMW Group.
  • Magnas new 7-speed, mild hybrid dual-clutch transmission is the latest to be featured exclusively on BMW Groups compact class, which underpins all its front-transverse vehicles.
  • The contract between Magna and BMW Group also includes production of mild hybrid transmissions for additional models extending CO2 emissions reductions across multiple platforms, starting with the new BMW 2 Active Tourer.
  • Our efficient hybrid dual-clutch transmission technology is an important step in achieving lower emissions and improved fuel efficiency, said Tom Rucker, President of Magna Powertrain.