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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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Volvo Cars to introduce 3-cylinder FWD PHEV in 2018, BEVs & 48V mild hybrid in 2019; Modular Electrification Platform

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Volvo Cars will introduce a front-wheel drive (FWD), 3-cylinder engine variant of its Twin Engine plug-in hybrid electric vehicle system in 2018, followed by its first production battery-electric vehicles and a new 48V mild hybrid system in 2019, according to Mats Anderson, Senior Director of Electric Propulsion Systems. A 0.25

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Volvo plans a long-range electric car for 2019, details to come

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The electric car that Volvo has long planned for 2019 could join a growing group of long-range, mass-market models like the Chevrolet Bolt EV, the upcoming Tesla Model 3, and the second-generation Nissan Leaf. Geely Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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LNG-powered cruise ships to enter service in 2019

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Cars and trucks aren't the only source of transportation-related carbon emissions. The massive ships that ply the world's oceans are major sources of pollution as well, but generally receive less attention from regulators. But one cruise line is now taking steps to reduce the environmental impact of its fleet. DON'T MISS: Cruise ships start to.

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GKN Driveline develops new e-drive system for PHEVs; starts production on global platform in 2019

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The system will start production in 2019 on a global platform from a European vehicle manufacturer. kg (5.5 Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Systems

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Mobileye and Delphi to partner on SAE Level 4/5 automated driving solution for 2019

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Mobileye and Delphi Automotive PLC are partnering to develop a complete SAE Level 4/5 automated driving solution. Earlier post.). Earlier post.).

Smaller, cheaper Toyota Mirai fuel-cell car coming in 2019, company says

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To increase the reach of its hybrid cars, Toyota launched the Prius C subcompact in 2012 as a smaller, less expensive alternative to the Prius Liftback that's the linchpin of its lineup. Now, Toyota says it may be planning to do something similar with its Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. The 2016 Toyota Mirai was launched last year in Japan.

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BMW i5 electric crossover SUV in 2019: latest rumor-mill roundup

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The next electric BMW has been the subject of intense interest and discussion for many months. Now, we think we've pieced together a rough idea of the car, its timing, its configuration, and its technology. The BMW i5 electric crossover SUV (with optional range extender) will likely be unveiled at an auto show sometime next year, and go into.


Apple Electric Car Is "Committed Project," To Ship In 2019: Report

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Rumors continue to swirl around the existence of an Apple-branded electric car, even in the absence of any official confirmation of the project by the tech company. News stories point to the hiring of employees with auto-industry experience, and discussions between Apple and car-related entities. Now, there's at least an indication of when the.

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Tesla and Panasonic to manufacture solar cells and modules in Buffalo, NY; 1GW by 2019

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Production of the first PV modules will begin in summer 2017, and will ramp to 1 Gigawatt of module production by 2019. The 13.5

Mercedes Electric Car Around 2019: Could Be SUV, Sedan, Or Both

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Mercedes-Benz has already discussed an electric car, with a possible introduction date of 2019. Over the next few years, established German luxury automakers are expected to respond to Tesla's success with a series of high-end electric cars and plug-in hybrids. Daimler plug-in cars

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2019 Ford 'Model E' hybrid, electric car coming from Mexico plant?

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Now it appears that the Detroit automaker may plan to use that name itself on a dedicated vehicle coming in 2019 that will be offered as a hybrid, a battery-electric car, and. Future Cars mexico plug-in cars Ford Model E

Volvo To Sell Electric Car By 2019, More Plug-In Hybrids Before That

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Volvo says it will put an all-electric car on sale by 2019. That goal is part of a larger strategy to grow the number of plug-in cars in its lineup over the next few years. In an announcement of this new strategy, Volvo said it expects electrified vehicles to account for up to 10 percent of sales "in the medium term." DON'T MISS: Volvo Leads.

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Volvo will build compact electric car in 2019, along with larger model

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Volvo recently previewed a pair of concept cars built on the platform that will support its first all-electric vehicle to go into production. Both "40 series" concepts use the new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform for smaller cars, which complements the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform used for larger models. Virtually every.

Blue Bird developing battery-electric V2G school bus in $9M+ project; demo fleet in California in 2019

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Combined with matching funding from other public and private entities in California, the total project funding will be more than $9M and result in an eight bus demonstration fleet deployed in California by 2019. Blue Bird Corporation, a bus manufacturer located in Fort Valley, GA, was presented the largest amount at $4.4M Earlier post.).

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California Extends Electric-Car HOV Lane Access To 2019

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Have you ever been alone in your car, wallowing in traffic, looked across to the empty carpool lane, and thought about making a break for it?

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VW Diesel Update, Apple Car 2019, Electric-Car Advertising: Today's Car News

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Today, we have an update on the Volkswagen diesel deception scandal, a report claiming the Apple electric car could be ready by 2019, and a study that says electric cars aren't selling because manufacturers don't advertise them. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

Audi Q6 Electric 'SUV Coupe' Arrives In 2018 Or 2019: CEO

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It's now clear that we'll see a slew of all-electric luxury vehicles with ranges of 200 miles or more from German makers Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz starting in 2017 or 2018. What's less clear is whether those vehicles will be developed as electric cars from the ground up or whether they'll be adapted versions of gasoline models. The current BMW.

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BMW: China Biggest Electric Car Market By 2019, i3 On Sale Soon

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BMW has become the latest in a growing list of automakers to put its faith in the Chinese electric car market. The Chinese automobile market is huge: 18 million passenger cars alone were sold in 2013. That''s ten times that of similarly-populated India, and around 2.4 million more than were sold in the U.S. But so far, electric vehicle sales have

Juniper Research: smart city traffic systems to reduce congestion for over 700m drivers by 2019

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A recent report from Juniper Research forecast that smart city traffic management and parking projects will reduce cumulative global emissions in the order of 164 MMT (million metric tonnes) of CO 2 between 2014 and 2019—equivalent to the annual emissions produced by 35 million vehicles. —report author Steffen Sorrell. Resources.

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EU launches $7.6M ALISE to develop Li-sulfur batteries for plug-ins; targeting stable 500 Wh/kg cell by 2019

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million) project is focused on achieving a stable 500 Wh/kg Li-S cell by 2019. The €6,899,233 (US$7.6 Batteries Electric (Battery) Li-Sulfur

VW Beetle Range To Expand In 2019 As Sub-Brand To Rival Mini: Report

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In the company''s early days, much of Volkswagen''s range centered around just one model: The Beetle. Those days may return to an extent, as the Beetle is the latest subject of Volkswagen''s desire to fill every automotive niche possible. German site Auto Bild reports that the next-generation Beetle could become the basis for a whole range of

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WiTricity and Prodrive Technologies to develop 11 kW EV wireless charging system for European carmaker’s 2019 planned introduction

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The two companies were selected to design the system by a leading European carmaker that plans to release its first wirelessly-charged vehicles in 2019. WiTricity will provide its foundational magnetic resonance intellectual property, complete reference designs and consulting services to the project.

DOE will award up to $25M to reduce costs of algal biofuels to less than $5/gge by 2019

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $25 million in funding to reduce the cost of algal biofuels to less than $5 per gasoline gallon equivalent (gge) by 2019. Earlier post.). DOE Assistant Secretary EERE David Danielson, the opening keynote speaker for the summit, said that the agency is “all in” on algae fuels. specifications.

Ford plans 300-mile electric SUV, hybrid F-150 and Mustang, more U.S. production: BREAKING

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Ford released plans today for its future portfolio of electified vehicles, including an all-electric SUV with 300 miles of range Perhaps more remarkable, it will offer hybrid versions of both the F-150 pickup truck—previously discussed for 2019 or so—and the Mustang sport coupe. It will also build a plug-in hybrid version of its.

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Forecast: global 3-wheeler market to grow at CAGR of 13% through 2019

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The value of the global three-wheeler market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13% during 2014-19, according to a recently published report by TechSci Research, “Global Three Wheeler Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019”. cannot effectively penetrate. through predefined routes called spokes. Brief

Six new electric cars, Daimler invests, Tesla Model 3 pricing proposed, U.S. gas mileage: Today's Car News

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Today, we look at six new electric cars coming in 2018 and 2019, Daimler invests in charging network ChargePoint, and a new study indicates U.S. fleet average fuel economy did not increase much over the past 25 years. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Ford's electric-vehicle strategy: absorb costs in most profitable trucks

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By the end of 2019, Ford expects powertrains with some kind of electrification to be available in 40. Trucks Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Commercial vehicle

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Which luxury brand will do best in electric cars? Poll results

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All four of those makes have shown concepts for their pricey, 200-mile-plus electric cars, and most of them are expected to go on sale in the second half of next year as 2019 models. Within the next two years we will see new all-electric luxury cars from Audi, BMW, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz appear in actual showrooms.

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Pike Research forecasts annual global sales of light-duty natural gas vehicles to reach 3.2M in 2019

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between 2012 and 2019, reaching 3.2 million vehicles sold in 2019, according to a new forecast by Pike Research. million LD NGVs on the road by 2019. Research expects the Middle East and Africa regions to remain relatively flat overall (2% CAGR between 2012 and 2019), largely due to the volatility in the Iranian market.

NIO and Mobileye join forces to deliver L4 autonomy by 2019

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signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a strategic partnership jointly to develop differentiated Level 4 (L4) autonomy for NIO US vehicles by 2019. NIO USA plans to launch its first vehicles built fully in 2019. Electric vehicle startup NIO ( earlier post ) and Mobileye N.V. NIO USA vehicles will be built upon the Car 3.0 stack.


Volkswagen to build first production MEB electric vehicle at Zwickau in 2019

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Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant in Saxony, Germany will build the brand’s first production vehicle based on the MEB—the Modular Electric Drive kit, Modularer Elektrifizierungsbaukastenin—2019. Earlier post.) Volkswagen’s main Wolfsburg plant and the Emden plant will also produce MEB vehicles. Volkswagen’s I.D., The compact I.D. Brief

Ford to test plug-in hybrid Transit Custom van in London

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Before its planned 2019 production launch, one of those vehicles will soon begin testing in London. Earlier this month, Ford announced a host of new electrified vehicles, including prototype and production hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric models. Europe Plug-In Hybrids UK Prototype plug-in cars London

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EPA emission-rule review, Volvo electric car, Nio Eve concept: Today's Car News

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Today, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to reopen the comment period for emissions rules, Volvo plans to launch a long-range electric car by 2019, and the Nio Eve concept previews an electric SUV from a Chinese startup. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Is 2019 Cadillac XT3 crossover the next plug-in hybrid for luxury brand?

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Some recent spy shots of the 2019 Cadillac XT3 small crossover utility vehicle have a very distinctive feature that tells a lot. Spy shots are continually fascinating, for both future buyers and auto journalists. General Motors Plug-In Hybrids Volt GM Future Cars Chevy Volt plug-in cars

Used Hybrids To Avoid, Tesla Deliveries, Canadians Support Hydrogen: Today's Car News

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A Montreal taxi operator plans to put 2,000 electric taxis on the Canadian city's streets by 2019. Today, see which used hybrid cars to avoid, why Tesla may have fallen short of a previously-set delivery goal, and why Hyundai thinks Canadian car buyers are keen on hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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VW boss Diess: brand to show near-production EV prototype at Paris; in market in 2019

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Diess said that the vehicle would be in the market in 2019, and offer a range between 400-600 km (249-373 miles) on a single charge. This will be followed by a city-SUV, a coupé, and a small delivery van (presaged by the BUDD-e) using the same battery technology and on the same platform. The successor to the high-end Phaeton will follow.


2016 Toyota Prius Specs, Volvo Electric Car, 2016 Zero Electric Motorcycles: Today's Car News

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Today, we have more details on the 2016 Toyota Prius, Volvo's plan to launch an electric car by 2019, and details on the 2016 Zero electric-motorcycle lineup. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A new report names electric utilities and associated groups that the authors claim are funding anti-solar-power initiatives and legislation.

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2019 Cadillac XT3 plug-in hybrid, Nissan Leaf pros and cons, 2018 Hyundai Accent: Today's Car News

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Today, spy shots indicate a possible plug-in hybrid version of the upcoming 2019 Cadillac XT3 crossover, an owner discusses pros and cons of Nissan Leaf ownership, and why the 2018 Hyundai Accent subcompact may not come to the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Find out how the Tesla Model S P100D does 0 to 60 mph in 2.28

Panasonic establishing JV to manufacture Li-ion batteries in China

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trillion (US$18 billion) in sales for the automotive business overall, inclusive of infotainment systems and industrial devices in fiscal 2019 (ending 31 March 2019—the company’s 100 th anniversary.). Panasonic Corporation and Dalian Levear Electric Co. Panasonic is aiming at ¥2.1 Brief

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