PGM News: 04/07/2018

AUTONOMY: Baidu's self-drive buses enter 'mass production'

One of China's biggest technology companies has declared it has begun mass production of a self-driving bus.

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Source: https://www.bbc.com

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DIESEL: UK car buyers face ‘lottery’ with both ultra-clean and ultra-dirty diesels on sale

New data suggests worst cars are now 32 times more polluting than the best – risking all diesels being banned from cities, say experts. Ultra-dirty new diesel engines are being sold alongside ultra-clean models in the UK, according to new data, leaving car buyers facing what experts call a “nightmare”.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: VW to Start Electric Car-Sharing Service to Boost Lineup

Volkswagen AG’s namesake brand is entering the car-sharing market with an electric-only offering more than a decade after operators like U.S.-based Zipcar and Daimler’s Car2Go started their services.

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Source: https://www.bloomberg.com

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