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Looking to branch out, Volkswagen has tried its hand at designing transport for workers stuck behind a desk. VW’s new high-tech office chair comes complete with an electric motor, headlights, horn, an entertainment system, and even a trailer hitch. These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘automotive.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Imagine my surprise to have read that the 1980s were actually a golden age of American automotive manufacturing — thanks, of course, to Reaganite protectionism. Theoretically, someone on foot, bicycle or other non-automotive vehicles could travel from Bear Lake to St. George using primarily this new system.

As we move into a new era of transportation, Arm is powering innovation – engineering the future of software-defined, intelligent vehicles based on our world-class architecture. With new levels of connectivity, energy efficiency, and autonomy, we’re building the future of mobility together. Automobiles are increasingly becoming sources of rich information for in-vehicle, cross-vehicle and cloud based applications that will improve performance, safety, efficiency, and entertainment. These applications may be designed for individual vehicles or address a wide range of them. They may also be part of a broader ecosystem that, for example, might incorporate other transportation modes, address general public safety issues and SmartCity interactions.

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The AEC should unlock more opportunities for exporters as it intensifies regional trade. Due to the easier monetary policy and the end of the economic slowdown in 2016 (GDP growth accelerated to 5.02 percent y/y), Indonesian car sales finally rebounded in 2016. New and used vehicle registrations, vehicles-in-operation , and owner demographics in a web-based platform so you can assess your market share anywhere in the world. As a medium for the testing of performance, safety, comfort, and stability of the vehicle, and the road of different types of vehicles. Tata Motors and Marcopolo have a joint venture called Tata Marcopolo, where Tata owns 51% and Marcopolo owns 49%. Sollers JSC is involved in joint ventures with Ford and Mazda to produce cars.

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The central bank of Indonesia decided to revise the down payment requirements for the purchase of a car in an attempt to boost credit growth . Per 18 June 2015, those Indonesian consumers who use a loan from a financial institution to purchase a passenger car need to pay a minimum down payment of 25 percent . It is estimated that around 65 percent of all car purchases in Indonesia are made through a loan. Jongkie Sugiarto, Chairman of the Indonesian Automotive Industry Association , said the region east of Jakarta is selected by many car manufacturers for their production base since a decade ago as the area’s infrastructure is good .

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The disruption doesn’t stop at the motor vehicle manufacturer level, either. Powertrain suppliers also need to identify their future role and shift their business portfolio towards new high-quality Automotive sector technologies. In the age of software-defined vehicles, Synopsys powers innovation from System to Software and Silicon to drive safety, security, reliability, and quality in the new automotive digital value chain. Our chip design and verification, prototyping, IP, and software security solutions help you create smarter, safer automotive applications. Decision-makers in the automotive industry are facing unprecedented challenges.

Beijing Automotive Group also has a joint venture with Hyundai called Beijing Hyundai, both companies hold a 50-50% stake. FMG, Beijing Automotive Group, China Motor, and Daimler has a joint venture called Fujian Benz. FMG, China Motor, and Mitsubishi Motors has a joint venture called Soueast, FMG holds a 50% stake, and both China Motor and Mitsubishi Motors holds an equal 25% stake. Get 24/7 access to in-depth, authoritative coverage of the auto industry from a global team of reporters and editors covering the news that’s vital to your business. Unveil the future of mobility by introducing a new category of ultracars. “Several years ago, Tesla was considered rare and exotic car, but now given more and more countries adopt electic car technology, worldwide trends became clearer; people switch to electric cars,” the President said.