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Electric-car market share in 2020: estimates vary widely

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Of the new cars sold globally in 2020, what percentage will be electric? It's a simple question, but at the moment there doesn't appear to be a clear answer. Estimates of electric-car market share approximately three years from now vary widely, as do those for periods further beyond that. sales New car sales plug-in cars

2017 35

Toyota battery R&D will allow all-electric car in 'a few years,' likely 2020

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The signals are now unmistakable: Toyota will offer a battery-electric car for sale in 2020. After a decade of condemning electric cars as suitable only for the smallest vehicles in around-town use, the world's largest car company is changing its tune. Yet another news story out of Japan has company executives suggesting that it has finally.

2016 43

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.

2017 45

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.

2017 52

Top Six Trends In Plug-In Electric Cars Through 2020

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Five years after the first mass-market electric car hit the market, cars with plugs haven't lived up to the most optimistic projections for their adoption. They are at least pacing the rate of hybrid cars over their first five years, but numerous factors have challenged what advocates see as an obvious evolution. Many of those challenges reside in.

2016 46

Uber CEO To Tesla: Sell Me Half A Million Autonomous Electric Cars In 2020

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If Tesla can build a fully-autonomous car by 2020, Uber CEO. Tesla Motors is one of several automakers planning to put a self-driving car on sale sometime in the next few years, and it already seems to have at least one big fan. This person isn't a celebrity owner or safety advocate, but rather the CEO of preeminent ride-sharing company Uber.

2015 47

Mercedes-Benz electric cars: more details of 4 models for 2020 emerge

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All three German luxury car makers now have plans to launch battery-electric vehicles before 2020 to counter the unlikely success of California's Tesla Motors. Whether their electric cars are sedans, SUVs, or both, they will likely be sized and priced to compete with the Tesla Model S and Model X now in production.

2016 37

Graphene ultracapacitor company Skeleton Technologies secures €4M from KIC InnoEnergy; targeting 20 Wh/kg by 2020

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The company aims to reach the ambitious target of 20 Wh/kg energy density for its technology by 2020. Energy density. Click to enlarge.

2016 51

Electric-Car Battery Costs Already Cheaper Than 2020 Predictions: Study

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It''s widely assumed that electric cars will never emerge into the mass market if buying them requires paying a significant premium over comparable internal-combustion models. While owners may save money on fuel and maintenance over the long term, a higher initial purchase price remains intimidating, and take time to amortize. And by far the most.

2015 47

Battery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says

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Back in November 2009, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said 20 percent of his company's sales would be electric cars by 2020--and that electric cars would make up 10 percent of global sales. But Ghosn was widely pillored for his projections just a few years later, when Nissan Leaf sales proved slower than expected after its December 2010 launch.

2015 43

Nissan developing electric vehicles powered by ethanol-fueled solid oxide fuel cells; commercialization in 2020

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Nissan said it planned commercialization for the technology in 2020. Nissan Motor Co., Click to enlarge. Earlier post.). Earlier post.).

2016 46

Toyota delivers fuel cell bus to Tokyo Metropolitan Government; more than 100 planned by 2020 Olympics

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Toyota plans to introduce more than 100 FC buses mainly within the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Vehicle.

2017 26

Nissan On Track To Beat 2020 Electric Car Sales Target?

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million electric vehicles before 2020, according to the company''s latest estimates. Nissan and its French partner Renault could be on track for selling 1.5 The two companies have currently sold around a tenth of that number since each firm released its first electric cars a few years back. But as the Wall Street Journal reports, increasing

2014 36

One third of new transit buses will be electric in 2020, all by 2030: Proterra CEO

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While electric cars continue to establish a beachhead in the consumer market, electric buses are making quick inroads with U.S. city transit authorities. Several companies already manufacture electric buses, which now operate in several cities around the country. But the CEO of electric-bus maker Proterra believes these vehicles will soon.

2017 30

1 in 6 cars sold in 2020 must be electric to meet fuel-economy rules: study

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Several nations have enacted strict fuel economy standards but, for the most part, they have not required automakers to sell electric cars. In the U.S., only the state of California has a zero-emission vehicle mandate that puts such a requirement on carmakers. Yet even without mandates, automakers may soon be forced to sell large numbers of.

2016 43

Japan To Spend $385 Million On Hydrogen For 2020 Olympics Deadline

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Tokyo will host the 2020 Summer Olympics, and officials there are already preparing the city to host an influx of athletes--and bask in the global spotlight. Japan is also using the Games as an opportunity to promote hydrogen fuel-cell cars. ALSO SEE: Japan Eases Laws, Boosts Incentives For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars Tokyo plans to spend 42.5

2015 42

Hyundai To Launch 400-Mile Fuel-Cell SUV By 2020: Report

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Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossovers were first delivered to customers in Southern California last year, and almost 100 vehicles have been leased since then. But now Hyundai faces competition from two dedicated vehicles that haven't been converted from existing models. Unlike the Tucson, the 2016 Toyota Mirai and 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell ride.

2017 34

Global oil demand could peak by 2020, says Shell

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The rise of electric cars has led many analysts to make predictions about the future of the oil industry. ExxonMobil and OPEC have both made statements indicating confidence that the majority of vehicles on the world's roads will continue to be powered by fossil fuels for the next few decades. But Shell recently made a prediction that is a bit.

2016 23

More details emerge on low-cost electric car from Renault-Nissan for 2020

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance's plans for future electric cars are beginning to come into focus. The two automakers have dominated global battery-electric car sales with the Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe, as well as lower-volume models like the Nissan e-NV200 and Renault Kangoo ZE electric vans. But many of the automakers' electric models are due for.

2017 22

Start-stop systems to be standard on all GM vehicles by 2020

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But GM reportedly plans to offer start-stop on at least one powertrain in every model it makes by 2020. General Motors is about to commit to engine start-stop systems in a big way. General Motors stop/start CAFE Fuel Economy start-stop system Corporate Average Fuel Economy

2016 28

Renault unveils Next Two autonomous electric vehicle prototype for 2020

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Renault has unveiled the Next Two concept—the company’s current vision of an autonomous drive (AD) capable electric vehicle for the year 2020.

2014 41

Audi A9 e-tron electric car, Tesla Model S rival, to launch by 2020: report

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The established German luxury carmakers are now taking Tesla Motors quite seriously, and are preparing a crop of electric cars to compete directly with its Model S and Model X. In 2018, Audi will launch an all-electric SUV based on the e-tron quattro concept unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show last year. It seems to be aimed squarely at the.

2018 37

Toyota progress report on TNGA; half of vehicles sold in 2020 to feature new platforms

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Toyota expects approximately half of its vehicles sold worldwide in 2020 to feature the new platforms. Earlier post.) New platform under TNGA.

2015 50

Schaeffler P2 high-voltage hybrid module expected in North American light-duty truck by 2020; also 48V applications

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Schaeffler expects this high-voltage solution to be in use in a North American light-duty truck by 2020. Click to enlarge. Hybrids

2016 46

Cars To Vanish From Downtown Oslo Before 2020

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Norway has firmly established itself as the most friendly country in the world for electric cars. Cars with plugs account for a higher percentage of sales there than anywhere else. But the Scandinavian may soon take even more aggressive steps to reduce its transportation-related carbon emissions. DON'T MISS: Norway's Goal: All New Cars Will Be.

2015 31

Audi Plans Plug-In Hybrid Version Of Every Major Model By 2020

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Audi will concentrate heavily on the development of plug-in hybrids over the next few years, as the company plans to offer a plug-in model of very significant model in its lineup by 2020.

2014 40

POSCO begins lithium production for first time in Korea; domestic supply for Samsung, LG; investing $261M in anode materials by 2020

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Separately, PSOC announced it will invest 300 billion won (US$261 million) in its anode materials business— POSCO ESM —by 2020. Korea-based steel-maker POSCO has begun commercial production of lithium in Korea for the first time. Roughly 2,500 tons of lithium carbonate can be used to produce about 70 million laptop batteries.

2017 35

NYC Issues Roadmap For Electrifying One Third Of Taxis By 2020

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The electrification of New York City streets is continuing. Mayor Michael R.

UK reveals plan for 1.6 million hydrogen cars by 2020

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As it enters the second phase of its programme, the UKH2Mobility [.]. Fuel Cells Hydrogen cars fuel cell hydrogen

2013 46

Nissan Shows Fully Autonomous Cars It Plans To Build By 2020

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Even so, Nissan surprised the world with its recent announcement of a program to develop a fully autonomous car by 2020.

2013 43

BMW Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Prototypes Now Testing, Production "Sometime After 2020"

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As the cost of advanced technologies to reduce the carbon footprint of vehicle travel rises, car companies have increasingly partnered to share those technologies and their costs. Now BMW has shown the first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle prototypes from its partnership of several years with Toyota, which aspires to be the global leader in fuel-cell.

2015 47

Lux: plug-in vehicle battery market to hit $10B in 2020; 6 carmakers = 90% of demand; VW to show most growth

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Tesla, driven by its forthcoming Model 3, will continue to power the lion’s share of battery demand from EVs through 2020.

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Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Car To Get Global Showcase At 2020 Olympics

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The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are set to become a global showcase for hydrogen fuel-cell cars. Japan is already planning to use the games as an opportunity to expand its hydrogen infrastructure and put more fuel-cell vehicles on its roads. Green Japan Marketing Olympics hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

2015 33

Germany To Boost Incentives Toward 1-Million Electric-Car Goal By 2020?

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Yet Germany has a goal of putting 1 million plug-in cars on its roads by 2020. When it comes to electric-car incentives, Germany hasn''t had policies as aggressive as those in some other European countries. Today, it''s a long way from meeting that goal.

2014 33

100 Times More Electric Car Fast Chargers By 2020?

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Struggling to find a rapid charging station for your electric car could be a thing of the past by 2020, says a new study--as the number of quick chargers worldwide will increase by one hundred times that of today. The new report from IHS Automotive (via Automotive News) put the global fast charging network in 2012 at 1,800 stations.

2012 27

Porsche Mission E: all-electric super saloon gets 2020 go-ahead

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Porsche has announced it will put an all-electric super saloon into production by 2020. Concept cars Porsche Electric cars Mission E Concept

2015 26

GM, Honda set up joint fuel-cell manufacturing plant, 2020 production goal

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Battery-electric cars are being delivered in volume today, but planned hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles from major automakers are on a more gradual timeframe. This morning, General Motors and Honda jointly announced that the two companies would establish a joint venture to produce hydrogen fuel-cell systems for future products from each carmaker.

2017 21

Chevy Bolt EV In Public, LAPD Tesla, Hydrogen At 2020 Olympics: Today's Car News

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Today, the Chevrolet Bolt EV concept and a 2016 Nissan Leaf appear at a National Drive Electric Week event, the LAPD gets a BMW i3 and Tesla Model S, and Japan plans to promote hydrogen fuel cells at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Catch up on last week's news with our Week in Reverse feature and video.

2016 27

Volvo Cars introduces new compact architecture; expects electrified vehicles to be 10% of total sales by 2020

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We are confident that by 2020, 10% of Volvo’s global sales will be electrified cars.” —Håkan Samuelsson, President and CEO. seconds.

2015 45

Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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During his concluding remarks at the Group Night event, Volkswagen Group Chairman Prof. Audi e-tron quattro. Total output is 320 kW. mph) in 4.6

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