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2017 Hyundai Ioniq to have lifetime battery-failure warranty

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Hyundai is extending the lifetime battery warranty offered on previous electrified models to the 2017 Ioniq lineup as well. The warranty applies to all versions of Hyundai's first dedicated green car, including the Ioniq Hybrid, Ioniq Electric, and Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid. Warranties Batteries Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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Update: SAE J2954 wireless charging validation to 11kW, Recommended Practice to enable autonomous vehicle parking and charging in 2017

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For the infrastructure side, a common location for the wireless charging ground assembly—in the parking lot—will be determined in 2017.

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2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric car: new owner's first impressions

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As the first mass-priced electric car with more than 200 miles of range to hit the market, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV has attracted a great deal of attention. It's won numerous awards, including the Green Car Reports 2017 Best Car To Buy title, and received rave reviews from a wide variety of media outlets. DON'T.

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MAN and Austria’s CNL partnering on medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks; trials this year, production 2018

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MAN also presented an all-electric prototype of a semitrailer tractor unit for urban distribution transport. Click to enlarge.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq prices: hybrid starts at $23,035, electric at $30,335

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The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is the South Korean automaker's first dedicated green model. It will offer three powertrain options in the same body shell: hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric. Those models are just now beginning to hit U.S. showrooms, and we now have pricing information for two of them.

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2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric car wins North American Car of the Year award

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Media days at the Detroit Auto Show always open with the announcement of the year's North American Car and Truck of the Year awards, and this year is no exception. But green-car enthusiasts had a special reason to follow this year's awards, now broken into three categories: car, truck, and utility vehicle. That was the chance that a.

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Big energy hugely underestimates electric cars, renewable power

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Mass adoption of electric cars and renewable energy could significantly decrease global consumption of fossil fuels. But does the established energy industry view these new developments as a threat? In a recent report, ExxonMobil said coal could continue to provide the majority of the world's electricity-generation capacity in 2040, and that.

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Tesla granted patent on metal-air battery charging

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When it comes to Tesla and electric-car batteries, the eyes of most analysts are currently on the automaker's "Gigafactory," which began battery-cell production earlier this year. The Gigafactory is expected to build cells in massive numbers, but using a variation of the same lithium-ion chemistry that currently dominates in the electric-car.

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Groupe Renault acquires PVI, a specialist in the electrification of Light Commercial Vehicles

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PVI has previously worked with Groupe Renault on the development and electrification of the upcoming Renault Master Z.E. Earlier post.). Master Z.E.

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2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid: gas mileage review

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For 2017, the compact crossover utility vehicle has added a new model, a hybrid that competes with the very successful Toyota RAV4 Hybrid—of which 44,000 were delivered last year. Last year, Nissan sold almost 330,000 Rogues in the U.S., making it by far the brand's most popular model. hybrid SUV

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NuScale Power submits industry-first certification application for small modular reactor to NRC

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This is the first SMR DCA to be submitted to the NRC and marks a significant milestone for NuScale and the power generation industry.

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All-electric Kia Niro EV to come in 2018, says Kia exec

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But while the 2017. South Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia often share the underpinnings of their vehicles, though there's no "badge engineering" and the two brands compete in the marketplace. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Hyundai Ioniq Electric

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Jato Dynamics: global auto sales up 5.6% in 2016, SUVs continue to surge

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Global automotive industry sales rose 5.6% in 2016 to 84.24 million units (LCVs and passenger cars), according to data released by JATO Dynamics.

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2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots: our question on electric car update

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But until now, we've heard almost nothing about the 2018 Nissan Leaf. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) youtube

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GM releases second Chevy Bolt EV autonomous driving video

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The Chevrolet Bolt EV may very well turn out to be a game-changing electric car in more ways than one.

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Siemens reports successful full load tests of additively manufactured CM247 gas turbine blades

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Furthermore, Siemens tested a new blade design with a completely revised and improved internal cooling geometry manufactured using the AM technology.

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Electric-car batteries: $100 per kwh before 2020, $80 soon after?

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Modern electric cars have developed to the point where range itself may become less of an issue than the cost of providing it. Automakers can create longer-range electric cars simply by installing larger battery packs, but that adds significant cost tot he car's single priciest component. Just ask Tesla, which sells multiple versions of its Model.

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U.S. household energy costs hit 50-year low

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Substantial growth in U.S. renewable-energy capacity will undoubtedly have a positive environmental impact. But the reduction in carbon emissions renewable-energy advocates aim to achieve does not exclude potential benefits to consumers. Because as renewable-energy generating capacity has expanded significantly over the last decade, household.

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Audi & NVIDIA partner to deliver fully automated driving with AI starting in 2020; piloted Q7 w/ neural network CES demo

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Audi announced a partnership with NVIDIA to use artificial intelligence in delivering highly automated vehicles starting in 2020. Earlier post.).

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Shell fuel stations in U.K., Netherlands to add electric-car charging

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Electric cars are often touted as a way to avoid gas stations. But electric-car drivers in certain European countries will soon be going to them to charge. That's because a pair of European oil companies plan to add electric-car charging at certain fuel stations. CHECK OUT: Electric-Car Charging Station At Gas Station In Tar-Sands Land (Nov 2014).

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Schaeffler Group sees e-mobility and digitalization as key opportunities

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The Schaeffler Group, a global integrated automotive and industrial supplier, sees e-mobility, Industry 4.0 Bottom : E-mobility product portfolio.

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Smart goes all-electric, 2017 Hyundai Ioniq prices, 'Greenest' and 'Meanest' cars: Today's Car News

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pricing information for the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq Electric, and rankings of the "Greenest" and "Meanest" cars in terms of environmental impact. Today, we have news that Smart may start selling only electric cars in the U.S., All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Honda Clarity Fuel Cell marketing theme: thinking about tomorrow

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Like most marketing for hydrogen vehicles, the video ad above will likely be targeted only to California drivers.

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More solar energy was added in 2016 than natural gas or wind

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electricity-generation capacity in 2017, according to the Department of Energy, and solar energy is responsible for most of. Renewable-energy growth has accelerated in 2016, but this may go down as a milestone year for one renewable-energy source in particular. emissions natural gas renewable energy solar clean energy wind energy

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Explaining how Honda Accord Hybrid system works: video

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The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan returned last year, ending a one-year hiatus for the model. Videos

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Velocys establishes strategic alliance with TRI for gasification systems for BTL plants

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TRI), establishing a strategic alliance. lowest-cost, most readily-available waste biomass). The agreement is not exclusive on either party.

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Using Plugless Power's wireless charging with Nissan Leaf: video

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Wireless charging for electric cars has been discussed for some time, but at last it is close to becoming a more realistic option for drivers.

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Renault introduces two new electric light commercial vehicles

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will arrive in the European market at the end of 2017. and Master Z.E.—to —to its line-up, bringing the total to four. 106 miles).

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Bollinger Motors promises all-electric off-road 'sport utility truck'

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There seems to be no shortage of startups planning to build new battery-electric vehicles from the ground up. While companies like Lucid Motors and Faraday Future are focusing on high-end luxury models, a newer company named Bollinger Motors is taking a different approach. It aims to launch what it calls the "world's first all-electric on- and.

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Much faster electric-car charging: on a fast track

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To address the range issue, automakers are expected to launch a batch of more-affordable long-range electric cars over the next few years, a shift heralded by the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and the upcoming Tesla Model 3. Relatively short ranges and long charging times are two of the main factors restraining more widespread electric-car adoption.

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Science Guy Bill Nye buys Chevy Bolt EV, his seventh electric car

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Three weeks ago, he took delivery of a brand-new "Kinetic Blue" 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV—and he says he couldn't be happier. Bill Nye, better known as "The Science Guy" on the popular PBS children's series that bears his name, loves electric cars. California Chevy EV1 plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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GKN Driveline providing eTransmission to StreetScooter electric vans

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GKN Driveline is supplying its innovative electric drive technology to StreetScooter , the electric vehicle company owned by Deutsche Post DHL Group.

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AKASOL to provide Li-ion batteries for electric buses to Scandinavian OEM through 2030; up to 4,500 systems

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In total, the order includes the delivery of up to 4,500 battery systems—revenue on the order of up to some triple-digit million euro figure.

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Hard parts supplier Rheinmetall Automotive expects electrification to account for more than half of sales in 2020

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Rheinmetall Automotive AG is the management company of the Automotive sector of Germany’s Rheinmetall Group. Sales amounted to around €2.6

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Audi & FAW sign strategic growth plan for China; focus on electrification and digitalization; 5 more e-tron models

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Audi AG and FAW Group have crafted a strategic growth plan for China. We are starting the next phase of our joint growth path in China.

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Renesas Electronics unveils RH850/V1R-M automotive radar solution for ADAS and autonomous driving vehicles

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Samples of the RH850/V1R-M and the DSP math library will be available from second half of 2017. Each G3MH core achieves the performance of 3.2

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How much have electric-car battery costs fallen? This much!

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High costs of lithium-ion battery cells have been one of the main hindrances to large-scale electric-car adoption, as they typically lead to higher purchase prices for electric cars than comparable internal-combustion models. But electric-car battery prices are falling fast, according to one recent study. Global Trends in Renewable Energy, calls.

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Lucid Air electric car video show luxury sedan on the road

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Lucid Motors, the California automotive startup formerly known as Atieva, unveiled its Air electric car in December 2016.

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Schaeffler and Factory Berlin enter cooperation agreement

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Schaeffler and the Factory Berlin startup campus have signed a cooperation agreement for an “innovation hub.” It is intended to offer automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler a professional environment and ideal resources for its digitalization and innovation initiatives. The focus here is on creating new digital services for customers. Brief

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McLaren Automotive launches collaborative strategic project on next-gen powertrains; part-funded by UK government

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McLaren Automotive has launched a strategic project to design and develop technology for the next generation of powertrains. Engines Fuel Efficiency

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