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Impressions From Mondial de Paris #MondialParis

October 16th, 2018 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

The Paris Motor Show, "Mondial de Paris," started a day early with a pre-show symposium for a select public: "Tomorrow in Motion." Even a few journalists were invited, yours truly not among them. But the whole 5 hour happening was live on YouTube. Arriving early in the hotel near Paris and with pencil and paper in hand, the CleanTechnica delegation was ready for it. As a French organized mondial event, half of the presentations were in French. That means that I have no notion what they were about


Big Auto Keeps Complaining About How Hard Going Electric Is For Them

October 6th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

Legacy automakers have been hyping a future where they'll finally electrify their fleet. Now, however, it appears they're a bit reticent to do so. Volkswagen's CEO, Herbert Diess, recently said, "The burden for our company, such as the cost of bringing to market electric cars, will be higher than expected. ... This is particularly so since some of our competitors have been making more progress.”


PSA Group CEO Says Proposed 2020 CO2 Fines In Europe Would Create “Chinese Trojan Horse”

April 8th, 2018 | by James Ayre

Now that the other talking points have been mostly expended, PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares has moved on to a last-ditch effort. He is arguing against the European Union's planned 2020 carbon dioxide auto industry fines (if compliance with fleet-level fuel-efficiency goals aren't met) by saying that such a course of action will "create a Chinese Trojan Horse."



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