Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles: 100 New Models to be introduced by 2021

Long-range battery capabilities and emission target compliance opening up growth opportunities for PHEV versions, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Mobility team

London – May 31, 2017 – From the imminent launch of 100 new models, favourable incentives, and emission target compliance, to sufficient battery capacity for daily driving ranges and consumer willingness to pay, plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) are ready for transformational growth. However, the phasing out of electric vehicle (EV) incentives, advent of long-range battery electric vehicles (BEVs), emergence of 48V mild hybrids, and the complexity of having two powertrains in a single vehicle may impede PHEV adoption.

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U.S. Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter Reaches Milestone, Paving Way for Assembly, Test and Evaluation

CRH Program conducts Air Vehicle Critical Design Review

STRATFORD, Conn., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced it successfully reached a key milestone – the Air Vehicle Critical Design Review (CDR) – for the U.S. Air Force’s Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) program. This event prepares the program to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter.

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Boeing Helps U.S. Successfully Intercept Missile Defense Target

First successful test against representative intercontinental ballistic missile target

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 30, 2017 – The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system built by Boeing [NYSE: BA] successfully intercepted a threat representative of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), demonstrating the system’s ability to detect, engage and destroy targets and validating its technological advances.

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End of May AYGP News Roundup

End of May – AsianYachting Grand Prix – NewsGoto 2016-17 AYGP Microsite

2016/2017 AYGP Skipper & Yacht of the Year
“Hardest sports trophy to win in Asia”

Root & Manning’s Black Baza, crowned AYGP Skipper & Yacht of the Year again
By AY MultiMedia
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May 31st 2017: Our moment of glory at the Samui Regatta, came at the combined gala prize presentation party, on the magnificent lawn setting in front of Centara Grand Beach Resort on Chaweng Beach. After winning overall and class titles at the 2016 Hong Kong to Hainan Race and the San Fernando Race, plus IRC 2 on the Subic to Boracay Race and Cup during the 2016/17 Asian Yachting Grand Prix season, Steve Manning & Anthony Root’s Ker 42 Black Baza, were crowned the 2016-17 AYGP Skipper and Yacht of the Year with the Perpetual AYGP Cup filled with champagne, hand crafted take home trophy and donned the specially tailored Trend Fashions Navy Blue Blazer, which is the “hardest sports trophy to win in Asia” and the highlight of the AYGP season.

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Hong Kong Celebrates Dragon Boat Festival with 3-Day Races and Parties

The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Tuen Ng Festival, is a traditional Chinese festival which pays tribute to Qu Yuan, a great poet in the Zhou Dynasty. It is celebrated across the globe on the 5th day in the fifth month on Lunar calendar. Hong Kong, as Asia’s World City with well-kept Chinese traditions, combines dragon boat races with exciting party elements and turn it into a 3-day, fun-filled carnival for everyone this summer!

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