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California’s plan to require electric vehicles comes amid massive shift in auto industry

California could join France, Norway and the United Kingdom in banning cars with traditional combustion engines, after Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive order to end the sale of gas- and diesel-powered vehicles in the Golden State by 2035.

But there are plenty of obstacles, including the technical challenges of sourcing raw materials and producing enough batteries and fuel-cells, as well as the need to deliver vehicles consumers will want to buy.

“If the government tells you that you can’t build anything other than electric vehicles, consumers will have no other products to choose from,” said Sam Abuelsamid, principal automotive analyst with

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California Is Banning Gasoline Powered Vehicles


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By Marc J. Rauch
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Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher
THE AUTO CHANNEL

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Today, September 23, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that
the state will ban the sale of new gasoline powered
passenger cars and trucks starting in 2035.

The ban is an attempt to push the use of electric powered vehicles and supposedly reduce harmful pollution. The result of Newsom’s action will undoubtedly be that other governors and states will follow along.

Aside from the fact that anything Newsom declares today about the year

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Aluminum Alloy Wheel Market – Roadmap for Recovery from COVID-19 | The Growing Demand For Lightweight Vehicles to boost the Market Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has been monitoring the aluminum alloy wheel market and it is poised to grow by $ 0.52 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of about 1% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research

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COVID-19: Aluminum Alloy Wheel Market 2020-2024| The Growing Demand For Lightweight Vehicles to boost the Market Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has been monitoring the aluminum alloy wheel market and it is poised to grow by $ 0.52 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of about 1% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research

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Hyundai, Kia recalling more vehicles for possible fire risks

Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than 180,000 vehicles in the U.S. because of problems with the antilock brake system, which may result in an electrical short and vehicle fire.

The recalled vehicles are 180,000 Hyundai Tucson compact crossovers from the 2019-21 model years and about 9,400 Kia Stingers from the 2019 model year.

The recall notice comes after the two automakers recalled more than 600,000 vehicles last week for a similar issue, where brake fluid may leak into the hydraulic electronic control unit, which could cause an electrical short over time and a vehicle fire. Those recalled vehicles were

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