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Electric-Car Buyers Expect Battery Upgrades To Be Available

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With battery-electric cars now on the market for five years, and perhaps 200,000 on U.S. roads, we now know more about how the cars and their drivers behave in the real world than we did when they first arrived. One learning is that an undercurrent among some electric-car buyers that suggests they fully expect carmakers to offer future battery.

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Hyundai Ioniq, Sonata plug-in hybrids available anywhere in U.S.

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Some manufacturers only offer their plug-in hybrid models in certain markets, even as hybrid models are now generally offered nationwide. Like electric cars, plug-in hybrid sales are sometimes limited to markets deemed suitably friendly to these types of vehicles by their makers. But Hyundai has a more ambitious strategy. DON'T MISS: 2017 Hyundai.

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Hydrogen Fuel Now Available For Sale In California

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The small number of drivers with hydrogen fuel-cell cars in California are now able to purchase their fuel. The Cal State L.A. Hydrogen Research and Fueling Facility is now the first fueling station to sell hydrogen, rather than giving it away for free. SEE ALSO: Why Is Hydrogen Free To Fuel-Cell Car Drivers? Pumps Are The Problem It recently

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IC Bus announces availability of over-the-air programming for school buses

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IC Bus announced that over-the-air (OTA) programming of engine control modules (ECM) will be made available for IC Bus models powered by Navistar proprietary engines and, going forward, by Cummins engines. For new IC Bus school buses powered by Cummins engines, OTA will be available in January 2017. —Trish Reed. Brief

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2012 Ford Escape Hybrid Available

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The Ford Escape is Ford’s best selling SUV ever. Offering a hybrid version potentially could have both good and bad implications for Ford. Ford Escap

New Audi Q2 crossover available to order

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Audi’s new Q2, the company’s first crossover, is now available to order with three specification levels available from launch – SE, Sport and S line.

Chevy Volt's Wind Thrumming Noise: Aero Fix Now Available

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Now, it turns out, there''s an aerodynamic add-on fix available to cure the worst of the thrumming vibrations in the Chevrolet Volt, the best-selling

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: May Availability In Early Markets

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The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid has been on sale in Japan and Europe for quite some time now, but its U.S. launch has been delayed repeatedly. The model has actually undergone a thorough mid-cycle refresh during the time it has taken Mitsubishi to schedule the plug-in hybrid for U.S. distribution. Now a report confirms that the Outlander.

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New Infiniti Q60 coupe available from October

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Infiniti has released pricing for its new BMW-rivalling coupe – the Q60 – which will be available from October. With a list price of £33,990, the seco. Infiniti Q60

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Toyota’s second turbocharged gasoline engine now available in Auris in Japan; 36% thermal efficiency

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Toyota’s new turbo engines deliver fuel economy on a par with some of the most efficient non-hybrids available today. Earlier post.) At 19.4

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When will hydrogen fuel be available everywhere in the U.S.? Poll results

Green Car Reports

While you might think that any zero-emission vehicle would be viewed as a good thing, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles continue to generate opposition among some electric-car fans. Perhaps viewing them as competition for long-range battery electric vehicles of the sort now planned by virtually every carmaker, they produce huge volumes of comments every.

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Cummins Westport begins production of ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine; first commercially available near zero NOx MidRange engine

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Backed by a Cummins Factory Warranty and supported by Cummins Service Network, the ISL G NZ offers low emission performance and efficiency with engine ratings from 250-320 horsepower, and 660-1,000 lb-ft torque available. Cummins Westport Inc. g/bhp-hr. g/bhp-hr and also meet the 2017 EPA greenhouse gas (GHG) emission requirements.

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Ford makes GoDrive car-sharing available to public in London

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Ford Motor Company will begin making its London-based GoDrive car-sharing service available to the public. Earlier post.)

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Debuts June 24, CarPlay And Android Auto Available

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The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan will be unveiled just over three weeks from today--although we've already seen it, more or less. A version of the next-generation Cruze was unveiled in China more than a year ago, but the version that will be sold in the U.S. won't appear until June 24. Confirmation of the 2016 Cruze's debut date came from.

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Zero-Emission 2014 Chevy Silverado Model Now Available

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Now there's a zero-emission version, and it's available today. It doesn't get much attention as a green vehicle, but the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck line is the best-selling vehicle line at General Motors.

When will electric-car DC fast-charging be available everywhere in the U.S.? Poll results

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Energy infrastructure is key to any serious effort to make zero-emission vehicles practical for mass-market car buyers. The world has spent more than a century building an efficient, global distribution and delivery system for gasoline and diesel fuel, and any new energy source requires the same. Whether natural gas, hydrogen, or electricity.

Volkswagen Tiguan update offers more power, available now

Green Cars News

Order books are now open for the updated, more potent Volkwagen Tiguan, which offers access to a piece of kit that has even more power than the curren.

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Mercedes-Benz residential energy storage systems now available for reservation

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without obligation. Earlier post.). Up to eight battery modules with an energy content of 2.5 Language isn’t much of a barrier, here. Click to enlarge.

Bolt EV availability, Rogue Hybrid, next Leaf, VW diesel crimes: The Week in Reverse

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When can you buy a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car from your local Chevy dealer? And what carmaker pleaded guilty to four felony charges and will pay more than $4 billion in fines for its criminal actions? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Inauguration Day, Friday.

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2016 Chevy Volt Availability, 2016 Volvo XC90 Driven, NYC 'Taxi Of Tomorrow': Today's Car News

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Today, General Motors says the 2016 Chevrolet Volt will only available in a handful of states, we drive the 2016 Volvo XC90 luxury SUV, and New York City finally standardizes the Nissan NV200 "Taxi of Tomorrow." All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

Volvo makes latest Drive-E technology available across the range

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Volvo is making its new Drive-E powertrains available on all cars in the range as part of the 2015 model line-up. Volvo

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2013 Tesla Model S: Now Available In Red, At Last

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If you want a red Tesla Model S and didn''t get in there with the Signature models, you''re in luck. The photo above was revealed in a Tweet by Elon Musk on Tuesday, showing new red Model S cars heading down the line, prior to completion. New Tesla red going down assembly line for the first time. We spent a lot of time on this color!" tweeted Musk

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Bentley Bentayga: opulent SUV now available with a diesel engine

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A diesel? In a Bentley? It’s not the kind of thing you’d expect from the Crewe-based company, judging by its sporting heritage. However, fitting one i.

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid 'No Longer Available,' Infiniti QX60 Twin Vanishes Too

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Four months ago, we inquired about the fate of the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid. That version of the popular seven-seat family SUV, with a 2.5-liter four and a mild-hybrid system replacing the usual 3.5-liter V-6, had launched as a 2014 model. We weren't impressed with the car, either in prototype form or on the road, and we noticed it didn't reappear.

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Nissan LEAF now available to rent

Green Cars News

If you’re lucky enough to live in or visit the Santa Monica area of California then you could soon be driving around in style in the electric car that everyone is talking about. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is now offering its customers the Nissan LEAF for daily and weekly rental and has installed an electric car charging [.].

Siemens developing intelligent algorithm to predict availability of carsharing vehicles; more effective inter-modal planning

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Siemens is developing a service for predicting the availability of carsharing vehicles at a given location at specific times. Users can then check the current availability of vehicles in their area with an app and book a car right when they’re ready to take it. They then report their position to a control center. Brief

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Hybrid van subsidies available for public sector

Green Cars News

Up to 500 hybrid commercial vehicles will be available to purchase under a Low Carbon Vehicle Procurement Programme (LCVPP) this year. Ashwoods Automotive, which produces Transit-based hybrids including Panel vans, Chassis Cabs, Dropsides and Tippers, is warning customers to order quickly as demand is likely to outstrip supply.

Tesla Model S Electric Car Available From Hertz As Rental Car

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Right now, the Model S all-electric luxury sedan is only available at San Francisco and Los Angeles airports Always wanted to drive a Tesla Model S? Well, now you can now rent one. The wonder car from Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] will be offered for rental from Hertz in (very) select U.S. markets, as part of the company''s "Dream Cars" program.

Tesla models now available for business lease in Europe

Green Cars News

European car leasing firm, Athlon Car Lease has signed an agreement with Tesla Motors to make the firm’s electric models available to businesses across Europe. Tesla Motors Athlon car lease eu Europe programme Tesla

Green Car Reports App: Now Available For Apple iPhone, iPad Users

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You''ve been asking for it, and we''ve been listening. You want to read Green Car Reports on your Apple iPad, maybe even your iPhone, and you want a native app that runs seamlessly with iOS to do it with Wait no longer: Our app is now here. The powers that be at Apple have approved it, and it''s ready to download with a tap or a click. DOWNLOAD APP.

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PSA Group makes electric commercial vehicles available for car sharing in Paris

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Out of 10 vehicles available, 4 Peugeot Partner and 4 Citroën Berlingo are made available to users. Brief

Personalize Your GE Electric-Car Charging Station? Custom Skins Now Available

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If you''re going to put an electric-car charging station in your house, why not decorate it to suit your tastes? General Electric WattStation owners will soon be able to do that, thanks to a collaboration between GE and Gelaskins. Gelaskins--best known for its iPhone, iPad, and laptop cases--will make customizable skins for the WattStation home

2015 Fiat 500e models now available at studios in California and Oregon

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Sales of the Fiat 500e expanded to Oregon earlier this year. 2015 Fiat 500e. Click to enlarge. Brief

XL Hybrids partners with Knapheide Manufacturing to expand hybrid electric powertrain availability

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The companies’ partnership will launch nationwide delivery with the new 2014 model year Chevy Express and GMC Savana vans starting August 1, 2013, and is also available for installation on bailment pool vehicles or as a retrofit for 2010 to 2013 GM cargo vans. XL Hybrids, Inc., Earlier post.). Brief

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Seat Ateca available to businesses for four day extended test drive

Green Cars News

The Seat Ateca has been making waves since its official launch, offering quality and refinement that not only goes toe to toe with the Volkswagen Tigu. Fleet news SEAT Fleet ATECA

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Audi’s first plug-in hybrid available from under £30,000

Green Cars News

Audi has revealed the pricing and specification for its forthcoming A3 Sportback e-tron – the brand’s first plug-in hybrid car. Audi Editor Pick

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2014 Mercedes B-Class: Best Electric-Car Lease Deal Available?

Green Car Reports

The number of available electric-car models may be limited compared to the legions of internal-combustion cars available, but that doesn''t mean it''s not worth hunting around for a good deal. And right now, bargain shoppers may want to take a close look at the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive.

Revenge Of The Electric Car: Available On DVD, From Today

Green Car Reports

Last year, Chris Paine’s sequel to Who Killed The Electric Car? Revenge Of The Electric Car -- premiered to a packed audience at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. Since then, the independent docufilm has shown at various art houses and community theaters across the U.S, but usually as a one-night-billing. As a consequence

New 2016 Nissan LEAF with available 30 kWh pack for 107-mile range

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The new battery (with 25% more capacity than the 24 kWh pack) is standard for LEAF SV and LEAF SL models. A charge port light and lock are standard.

BRUSA electric drive components now available in 750-volt versions; targeted for commercial and very high performance

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Products available in 750V versions include: HSM1-10.18.13-HV. The new 720V version is also available as an air-cooled and water-cooled version.

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