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2018 Nissan Leaf: more spy shots of electric car's second generation

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Now we have a second set of spy shots of the 2018 Leaf being tested, indicating a likely unveiling this. The more camouflaged spy shots that emerge of a car being tested on public roads, the closer it likely is to being introduced. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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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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Six new electric cars coming for 2018 and 2019

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The next couple of years promise to be quite interesting for electric cars. A minimum of six new models are expected in that time period, all promising ranges of 200 miles or more—which until a few months ago had been the exclusive province of Tesla Motors. The list includes two affordable 200-mile electric cars: the second-generation Nissan.

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2018 BMW i3 preview (including battery rumors)

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But already some details of the 2018 BMW i3 have leaked out, in the form of spy photos and further rumors about more battery capacity yet. This year's updated BMW i3 electric car is only just arriving at U.S. dealerships after a battery-capacity boost that gives it longer range. Unlike our usual previews based on manufacturer releases, then.

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2018 Toyota C-HR first drive

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DON'T MISS: 2018 Toyota C-HR - full review With Sport-utility vehicles started out as truck offshoots, essentially tall wagon bodies on truck underpinnings. Think of the first Chevy Suburban in 1935, which remained a specialty vehicle (mostly for Texans) for its first 40 years. Fast-forward another 40 years, and my, how things have changed.

2017 14

U.K. Extends Green-Car Grants To Double Buyers By 2018

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But the program will now run until March 2018, with some modifications, according to The Guardian. The U.K. government will extend and expand an incentive program for green cars that had been set to end in the coming year. The plug-in car grant was introduced in 2011, and was originally scheduled to expire in early 2016.

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2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots, BMW electric-car confidence, Honda charging experiment: Today's Car News

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Today, we have more spy shots of the 2018 Nissan Leaf, BMW's CEO expresses an optimistic opinion about the future of electric cars, and Honda experiments with an unorthodox charging system. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

Next-generation Hyundai hydrogen fuel cells due in 2018

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The current Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell was the first of the most recent crop of hydrogen fuel-cell cars to go on sale, with the first U.S. deliveries taking place back in June 2014. Since then, Hyundai has built about 1,000 of the fuel-cell crossovers for worldwide consumption, with U.S. sales limited to certain regions of California. But now.

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

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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. The recent Kia Niro hybrid wagon and the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid hatchback, for instance, share the same powertrain, platform, and other hidden components. But while the 2017.

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2018 Nissan Leaf rumors, electric car price guide, RIP Empulse: Today's Car News

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Today, we review what we know so far about the 2018 Nissan Leaf, our updated electric car price guide includes information on every available 2017 model, and the Empulse electric motorcycle is no more. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Looking for a new electric car? We have pricing and specifications for all currently-available models.

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Volkswagen and Mobileye partner on autonomous driving; REM in VWs in 2018

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Volkswagen and Mobileye will implement a new navigation standard for autonomous driving starting in 2018. Future Volkswagen models will use the camera-based map and localization technology Road Experience Management (REM) from Mobileye. Earlier post.). The Volkswagen agreement is a turning point. In 2016, Volkswagen produced about 5.99

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Audi Q6 e-Tron Quattro Electric Car Production Site In 2018 Chosen

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The German carmaker says it will dedicate an existing plant in Brussels to the new electric model, which will start production in 2018. Audi has announced that it will build its upcoming all-electric SUV in Belgium. e-Tron Audi e-tron plug-in cars Audi Q6 Q6

Quebec passes Canada's first zero-emission vehicle rule, to start in 2018

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Quebec has become the first Canadian province to adopt a requirement for sales of a certain number of zero-emission vehicles, similar to the one in effect in California. Quebec's Assemblée Nationale passed the regulation on October 26 by a unanimous vote of 112 to 0, and to universal praise from Canada's electric vehicle community.

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2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots, 2017 Chevy Cruze Diesel mpg, carmakers & Trump: Today's Car News

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Today, we have spy shots of the 2018 Nissan Leaf, EPA fuel-economy ratings for the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel sedan, and analyses of automakers' claims that current EPA emissions rules will threaten jobs. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We have news from Tesla, Volkswagen, and Subaru in our Week in Reverse feature. Today in Car New

2017 18

2018 Lexus LS 500h hybrid luxury sedan to debut at Geneva show

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That trend will continue with the 2018 Lexus LS 500h, a hybrid version of the brand's flagship. It should come as no surprise that Toyota's Lexus luxury brand remains enthusiastic about hybrids. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show

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2018 Porsche Mission E: 600-HP Electric Sport Sedan Concept Targets Tesla

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Perhaps no German prestige carmaker was more rattled than Porsche by the sudden appearance of electric-car startup Tesla Motors.

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Bosch establishing new electromobility operating unit in Powertrain Solutions; start at beginning of 2018

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From the start of 2018, Powertrain Solutions will include the company’s electromobility activities as well as the existing Gasoline Systems and Diesel Systems divisions. This collaboration will be intensified in the new division from 2018. Bosch is forming an operating unit specifically for electromobility. —Dr.

2017 23

Nissan, Metrocab Work On 2018 London Zero-Emission-Taxi Target

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That''s quite a promise, and a significant engineering push will be needed to make it happen.

Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept previews hydrogen-powered SUV coming in 2018

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The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell was actually the first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle offered to U.S. drivers in recent years. The 2016 Toyota Mirai that followed it has now outsold Hyundai's hydrogen-powered SUV, but it's been known for a couple of years that the Korean maker will replace that model. At this week's Geneva auto show, the company unveiled.

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Tesla Model 3 targets: 100K in 2017, 400K in 2018, say skeptical suppliers

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Tesla Motors' audacious goal of building half a million cars a year by the end of 2018 will require boosting its production by a factor of 10 over just two and a half years. Future Cars Production plug-in cars Tesla Model 3

Visteon to launch ECU-consolidating cockpit domain controller with European automaker in 2018

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Visteon displayed the SmartCore connected domain controller at CES 2016. Earlier post.) —Visteon President and CEO Sachin Lawande.

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Ford F-150 pickup to get V-6 diesel engine in summer 2018

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Formerly the domain of heavy-duty pickups, diesel engines are slowly creeping into smaller trucks. Ram arguably started the most recent trend with the 1500's 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6. General Motors sells diesel-powered Chevrolet Colorados and GMC Canyons. Now, the Ford F-150 is getting in on the action with a 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel of its own.

2017 31

Tesla says it will build 500K cars a year by end of 2018; can it?

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When he said on last week's quarterly earnings call that the company was pulling that goal two years ahead to 2018, you can almost hear the gasps. When Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said two years ago that the electric-car maker planned to be building half a million cars a year by the end of 2020, it seemed an ambitious stretch goal.

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Should GM Name Its Bolt Electric Car The 2018 Chevrolet EV2?

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It unveiled not only the new 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, but also a concept that showed what a 2018 battery-electric hatchback with a 200-mile range might look like. Without a doubt, Chevrolet dominated the news in plug-in electric cars at the recent Detroit Auto Show. The subcompact concept was called the Bolt. No, not Volt: Bolt.

Hyundai to launch all-electric SUV in 2018 with 200-mile range

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Carmakers need to launch more plug-in electric vehicles to meet global regulations on emission reduction and energy efficiency. And small to mid-size SUVs are the fastest-growing segment in auto markets around the world. Now we learn that Hyundai is planning to launch a dedicated all-electric SUV with 200 miles of range within two years. DON'T.

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Nissan Leaf leases can extend until all-new 2018 electric car late this year: BREAKING

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Now Nissan is offering to extend those leases—and in the process, it's given us a little more information on the upcoming 2018 Nissan Leaf. DON'T MISS: 2018. More Nissan Leaf electric cars were sold in 2014 than in any model year before or since, fully 30,000 of them.

Via's Plug-In Hybrid Trucks Will Sell 50,000 A Year By 2018, Company Says

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The company expects to sell 50,000 plug-in trucks and vans a year by 2018. Via Motors may have only recently begun delivering its first extended-range electric vehicles to fleets, but it expects the business to grow dramatically over the next few years.

Riversimple introduces Rasa prototype two-seater fuel cell vehicle; 300 miles on 1.5kg H2; production version in 2018

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Riversimple Movement Ltd. Earlier post.) Riversimple plans to offer the car to motorists through a “sale-of-service” model.

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Volkswagen Will Be The Biggest Electric-Car Maker In 2018, It Says

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Nonetheless, Volkswagen Group will be the world leader in electric and hybrid cars by 2018. As a group, German automakers have not been at the front of the move toward plug-in electric cars. It says.

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Saab Owner NEVS To Launch Five Electric Cars By 2018, For Chinese Market

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has spent more time dealing with financial problems than advancing its plan to build electric cars, primarily for the Chinese market. Since purchasing the remains of Saab in 2012, NEVS has only built a handful of cars, mostly gasoline versions of the Saab 9-3. But in its latest announcement, the company now.

Electric Cars Will Evolve Rapidly By 2018, Split Into Segments By Price

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Electric car sales may be flat this year. Heading into 2016, only a handful of new vehicles are likely to move the needle much. The long-awaited, multiply-delayed Tesla Model X all-electric SUV should finally go into volume production next year, presumably giving Tesla Motors a major sales boost. DON'T MISS: GM Shows Chevy Bolt EV Electric-Car.

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2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid: two different battery packs, 'best-in-class' fuel economy claimed

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Following yesterday's Detroit Auto Show launch of an entirely new 2018 Toyota Camry mid-size sedan, he was one of several Toyota executives who answered media questions in a morning panel. Masato Katsumoto is Toyota's chief engineer for the global Camry sedan program—so when he speaks, it's worth listening. Detroit Auto Show

2017 15

California conundrum: 2018 Leaf, Bolt EV, or Mirai fuel-cell car?

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California is very different from the rest of the United States. All by itself, it's the sixth largest economy in the world. One eighth of all Americans live there. It's home to Silicon Valley, as well as much of the global entertainment industry, and it produces a large proportion of the nation's fruit and vegetables. DON'T MISS: A Brief History.

2017 16

2018 Chevrolet Equinox crossover: only turbo engines, diesel optional

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The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox crossover utility vehicle, unveiled last night in Chicago, will have three engine options, all turbocharged. The 2018 Equinox will be the first compact utility vehicle in the U.S. And bucking recent "death of diesel" predictions, one of those three will be a 1.6-liter diesel that gets a 40-mpg highway rating.

Samsung Hungarian battery plant to open in 2018, perhaps for BMW electric cars?

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Anticipated increases in electric-car production in 2018 and later now have battery suppliers scrambling to add manufacturing capacity. One of the major players is Korean firm Samsung SDI, which is reportedly planning to open a new battery plant in Hungary. Europe Manufacturing Batteries plug-in cars Samsung

Porsche Electric Sport Sedan To Target Tesla In 2018, Fuel-Cell Version To Follow?

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Porsche has already built three plug-in hybrids, but the German carmaker hasn't yet shown much enthusiasm for pure electric cars. Various rumors of different all-electric Porsche models have been shot down by executives in public comments. Yet this may turn out to be a case of Porsche protesting too much. RELATED: New, Smaller Porsche Four-Door.

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Will 2018 Hyundai Accent be limited to Canada, or come to U.S. too?

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That's the question posed by the launch of the 2018 Hyundai Accent, the latest generation of the Korean maker's smallest North American vehicle. In a U.S. where all the new-vehicle buzz seems to be about light trucks—especially crossover utilities and SUVs—is there even a place for a new subcompact sedan? Canada subcompact

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BMW i5 In 2018 To Have Very Electric Plug-In Hybrid: Why It's Important

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Of the four prestige German auto brands, BMW is clearly the most aggressive in its plans for plug-in electric cars in various segments. Last year it launched the BMW i3 battery-electric small hatchback and the sexy BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sport coupe. According to reports out of Germany, the next vehicle in the "i" family will be called the BMW.

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2018 Lexus LC 500h: Geneva Debut For Hybrid Performance Coupe

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One of the most pulse-quickening debuts from the Detroit Auto Show last month was that of the lusty Lexus LC 500 Coupe, a model that takes aim at the Mercedes-Benz SL. And while the LC 500’s gas mileage—almost certainly well below 20 mpg in the city, from its big, raucous, naturally aspirated 467-horsepower, 5.0-liter V-8—was

2018 Kia Soul EV to get range boost to keep pace: report

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When it debuted late in 2014 as a 2015 model, the Kia Soul EV boasted an impressive range for an electric car with a mainstream price. At an EPA-rated 93 miles, its range exceeded that of any electric car on sale at the time without a Tesla powertrain. But two years after its introduction, it appears the Soul EV is about to be surpassed by a new.

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