Hozon Auto teams up with cybersecurity giant | Automotive Industry News

Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360 will ink a partnership with electric vehicle (EV) startup Hozon Auto.

Qihoo 360 CEO and founder Hongyi Zhou announced the plan to join the elite club of tech CEOs turned smart-carmakers at a company meeting on Tuesday. Household names such as Huawei, Xiaomi and Baidu have recently revealed similar plans to enter the automotive industry.

The Qihoo 360 announcement comes after Hozon Auto-owned EV brand Nezha announced in April that it planned to raise roughly 3 billion Chinese yuan (about $467m) in a Series D financing round. The cybertech firm is leading the raise and,

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Senior ‘Auto Hawks’ win 2021 ADAMM Technicians of Tomorrow Competition | Whos News

GRAFTON — Kevin Arneson and Thomas Fredrickson won the 28th annual ADAMM Technicians of Tomorrow contest which was held at the Greater Milwaukee International Auto Show last week.

They beat-out five other area finalist teams from Muskego, Oconomowoc, Waukesha, West Allis and Lake Geneva in an intense, high technology-based, car competition that centered around a 2021 Ford Escape and 6 ASE-based work stations.

Arneson and Fredrickson each earned a WATDA scholarship and snap-on tool package valued at over $7,000.

The Grafton team and their coach, Nic Fullington, had the help of Boucher Ford in Thiensville where GHS Auto Shop past

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Auto Industry Wants Help In Biden’s $50B Semiconductor Plan

Law360 (May 10, 2021, 5:43 PM EDT) — Three leading U.S auto industry groups representing the major motor vehicle companies, workers and parts suppliers urged leaders in Congress on Friday to include a priority for the industry in a $50 billion proposal by President Joe Biden to strengthen domestic semiconductor production.

The presidents of American Automakers, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association and United Auto Workers said in a letter it is crucial that the plan include money for automotive-grade semiconductors.

The letter comes after Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan released in March included $50 billion to increase domestic production

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Electric vehicles are important to Alabama’s auto industry

Electric Vehicles (EVs) have emerged as one of the fastest-growing technology solutions in the field of transportation.

While that statement may be surprising, more than 40 different EV models can currently be purchased in the U.S., and that number is expected to more than double by 2022. Through July 2020, more than 1.5 million plug-in vehicles have been sold in the U.S., and that rate is forecast to accelerate as the federal government prioritizes EVs, more electric cars hit the market, prices continue to decrease and EV infrastructure grows.

Conservative estimates suggest there could be 3 million electric vehicles

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2021 Chicago Auto Show “Special Edition” Scheduled For July 15-19

CHICAGO, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today Chicago Auto Show officials announced they received approval from state and city officials to host a special edition of the show July 15-19 at McCormick Place. The Chicago Auto Show will be one of the McCormick Place’s first live, in-person events since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown.

The special edition show will move to the West Building of the McCormick Place complex and expand outdoors to take advantage of July weather. With the show’s move, attendees will now experience more outdoor test drive opportunities, test tracks and technology demonstrations, which will take place

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Chery highlights tech concept cars at 2021 Shanghai Auto Show

MANILA: Chery Automobile unveiled its two new concept models, the Little Ant Z and the Big Ant X, at the recently concluded Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition.

The two models of the new Ant lineup were developed to exhibit the electronic architecture of Chery’s New Energy division for full-domain intelligent cars based on the @LIFE platform that was also introduced at the auto show.

For more than two decades, Chery has been one of the leading automakers in the world when it comes to technological design and development. The New Energy series highlights the brand concept of “Clean World YOO

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