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China’s new light-vehicle sales advance 11% in April

China’s new-vehicle sales continued to grow in April on demand for sedans, crossovers, SUVs, multipurpose vehicles and minibuses, but a top trade group warned a growing chip shortage will undermine second quarter output and possibly sales.

Overall, deliveries have now climbed 13 straight months year over year as the industry moves beyond the pandemic.

Deliveries of new light vehicles — sedans, crossovers, SUVs, multipurpose vehicles and minibuses — advanced 11 percent to top 1.7 million, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said Wednesday.

Behind a 77 percent rebound in the first quarter compared with the same coronavirus-battered early months of

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China light-vehicle sales advance 11% in April

China’s new-vehicle sales continued to grow in April on demand for sedans, crossovers, SUVs, multipurpose vehicles and minibuses, but a top trade group warned a growing chip shortage will undermine second quarter output and possibly sales.

Overall, deliveries have now climbed 13 straight months year over year as the industry moves beyond the pandemic.

Deliveries of new light vehicles — sedans, crossovers, SUVs, multipurpose vehicles and minibuses – advanced 11 percent to top 1.7 million, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said Wednesday.

Behind a 77 percent rebound in the first quarter compared with the same coronavirus-battered early months of

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Team Qhubeka ASSOS and CORE advance to the next level in sports performance

Team Qhubeka ASSOS (www.TeamQhubeka.com) works with the Swiss CORE Body Temperature Monitoring technology to take training and racing performance to the next level. 

As a team who has remained on the cutting-edge of technology, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with CORE Body Temperature Monitoring which will gives our athletes and coaches advanced performance insights. While heart rate monitors and power meters are commonplace, core body temperature is vital but has previously been difficult to capture.

Our riders will use the CORE technology which incorporates an advanced sensor to capture accurate core body temperature data which can be used

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Textron Unveils New Prototype for Advance Reconnaissance Vehicle Program

JUST IN: Textron Unveils New Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle Prototype

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Textron Systems announced on May 4 its new prototype vehicle — dubbed Cottonmouth — for the Marine Corps’ Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle program.

The Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle, or ARV, is intended to replace the service’s legacy Light Armored Vehicle-25, which is built by General Dynamics Land Systems and has been in use since the 1980s.

“As we understand it, the intent here is that the Marines want to replace their current fleet of … over 600 LAV-25s currently in service with up to 500 Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicles, said David Phillips,

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Jaguar Land Rover composites project to advance EV lightweighting, reduce emissions

Photo Credit: Jaguar Land Rover.

Jaguar Land Rover (Whitley, U.K.) is preparing for future electric vehicles (EVs) with advanced lightweight composite research that the company says will help deliver increased range, greater performance and a more dynamic drive.

The Tucana project is a four year program with a goal to make the U.K. a world leader in low-carbon technology, by preventing 4.5 million tonnes of CO2 emissions between 2023 and 2032. This is expected to be achieved by accelerating mainstream use of EVs and lighter vehicles for decreased tailpipe emissions and reduced energy consumption of electrified powertrains.

The research

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Biden proposal seeks billions of dollars to advance climate change agenda

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s vast plan to modernize the nation’s infrastructure includes hundreds of billions of dollars to boost the market for electric vehicles, renewable power and advanced clean energy technologies, while stripping away subsidies for fossil fuels.

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about his $2 trillion infrastructure plan during an event to tout the plan at Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., March 31, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

That makes the $2 trillion infrastructure blueprint one of the administration’s biggest steps to date in achieving its agenda to decarbonize the

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