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Automotive News Decoded

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US Light Vehicle market solid, but not spectacular in August

GlobalData has cut the 2023 US market forecast slightly to 15.3 million units


Western European car market up 22% in August

August was another strong month for car sales in Western Europe


Three firms combine on US EV truck cells

JV will manufacture battery cells for electric commercial vehicles and industrial use

August sets Australia record

15.4% increase on August 2022

Tata adds solar to CV plant

Expected to generate 17.2% of annual need

Leapmotor unveils new EV platform

Plans to expand in global markets

Stellantis and Aramco make eFuels progress

Could reduce CO2 emissions by 70% compared to regular fuels

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BMW chooses AWS for automated driving platform

Will offer enhanced driver alerts, automated braking, and steering functions


Toyota launches Century luxury SUV

To produce around 30 units per month from 2024