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Panasonic has acquired a 50.19% stake in rival Sanyo Electric for $4.6bn, strengthening its position in the growing market for solar cells and rechargeable-batteries for electric and hybrid-electric vehicles.
03 December, 2009 08:39:00Navistar said on Wednesday that one of its wholly owned affiliates has signed a joint venture agreement with Modec Limited of the United Kingdom to create the Navistar-Modec EV Alliance, LLC.
24 November, 2009 10:06:00GM confirmed that Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg Group has canceled plans to buy Saab, and gave no reason why the deal fell apart.
05 November, 2009 09:01:00Chrysler will try to become competitive, borrowing some of Fiatâ€™s diesels, Italian platforms, smaller engines and technologies to help them build electric, announced on Wednesday Sergio Marchionne, the Fiat and Chrysler leader.
04 November, 2009 07:53:00ExxonMobil Chemicalâ€™s affiliate TonenGeneral and Toray Industries have agreed to establish a global joint venture for the battery separator film business.
04 November, 2009 06:12:00GMâ€™s Board of Directors has decided to retain Opel and will initiate a restructuring of its European operations in earnest.
01 November, 2009 09:30:00Sanyo Electric Co. will supply nickel-metal hydride batteries for PSA Peugeot Citroen Group's diesel-electric hybrid cars starting in 2011.
29 October, 2009 05:15:00The BMW Group and the SGL Group have agreed on the establishment of a joint venture for the production of carbon fibers and textile semi-finished products (CFRP) for advanced lightweight vehicles.
29 October, 2009 07:59:00Toshiba will build a second dedicated production facility for its safe, long-life, rapid charge SCiB battery, in the Kashiwazaki Frontier Park, in Kashiwazaki city, Niigata prefecture.
28 October, 2009 07:49:00Ford Motor Company announced today that a consortium led by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd. is its preferred bidder in the ongoing discussions concerning the possible sale of Volvo Car Corporation.
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