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Karma gets approval to build electric cars in China

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The original production run of the Fisker Karma luxury sedan was contracted to Valmet Automotive in Finland. But as the Karma Revero, the car will be built at a new facility in California. Karma, which was created when Chinese auto-parts giant Wanxiang purchased the remains of bankrupt Fisker Automotive, plans to handle production itself. DON'T.

Chemical company INEOS to build “uncompromising” 4 x 4 off-roader to replace Land Rover Defender

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Following the completion of a six-month feasibility study, global chemical company INEOS confirmed that it will go ahead and build a brand new “uncompromising” 4 x 4 off-roader. Although INEOS is one of the largest manufacturers in the world, it will be the first time that INEOS has produced such a vehicle. Brief

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Toyota challenges high-school students to build fuel-cell cars

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For its latest campaign to promote hydrogen fuel-cell cars, Toyota is turning to a group that is only just learning how to drive. The Japanese carmaker is working with California high schools to teach students about the technology and encourage them to enter STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) career fields. As part of the.

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Germans to build own unique electric vans for postal service

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It will build its own electric vans, in fact. Deutsche Post, Germany's postal service, wants to use electric vehicles, and it's going to great lengths to achieve that goal. In 2012, Deutsche Post debuted prototype electric vans built by startup StreetScooter, and in 2014 it acquired the company outright. Europe Germany plug-in cars fleet

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Tesla Adds Nevada Land; Will Gigafactory Be Planet's Biggest Building?

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But could the factory turn out to grow even larger than originally planned?

DENSO building large test facility for production of biofuel from P. ellipsoidea microalgae

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The facility will start operations in April, 2016. The hydrocarbon fraction is more than 10 times higher in nitrogen depleted cells. Satoh et al.

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Apple will build electric cars by 2020: Tesla's Elon Musk

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Despite no official confirmation of its existence, plenty of buzz remains around the rumored Apple electric car. Interest in what is known as "Project Titan" largely rests on Apple's reputation for innovation, despite far too little information for analysts to make even educated guesses about specific features or design elements. Nonetheless.

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DARPA invests $2.7M in QinetiQ electric wheel-hub drive technology; moving to build-and-test phase

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The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced a $2.7m investment in UK-based QinetiQ’s electric hub-drive technology.

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Achates Power building 2.7L opposed-piston light-duty engine; exceeding CAFE 2025, Tier 3 targets at lower cost

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Achates is building the analytical models to figure out how to design the ports for any given applications. feet). —Fabien Redon. OPGCI.

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Nissan and Eaton broaden xStorage Home energy storage portfolio; 10-year xStorage Buildings deal with Amsterdam ArenA

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The Nissan/Eaton partnership offers xStorage Home, xStorage Buildings and xStorage Grid-scale products. Nissan’s commercial offering, xStorage Buildings, is a solution for organizations to manage their energy usage more efficiently and power their business in a more sustainable, smarter way. Storage capacities are 4.2

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Nissan e-Power series hybrid builds on electric-car expertise

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This morning, in Japan, Nissan unveiled what its lineup has long been missing: strong hybrid technology. series hybrid youtube e-Power

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How many Tesla Model 3 electric cars can company build this year?

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How many cars can it build this year? It's one of the most fascinating sets of questions in the auto industry. How quickly can Tesla Motors put its Model 3 electric car into production? And when? How many can it deliver to paying customers? plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla Model 3

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GM ramps up 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric-car production; how many can it build?

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With anticipation of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV launch growing, General Motors has started to ramp up production of its groundbreaking 200-mile electric car. It's actually rated by the EPA at 238 miles combined, but it joins a segment of the electric-car market with 200 miles or more of range that has only been occupied to date by cars with a.

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Daimler to build large electric semi truck; Urban e-Truck results good so far

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Following successful trials, Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler plans to produce a small run of all-electric large commercial trucks for the European market. These trucks will be made available to a small number of European test customers for 12-month trials, with the deliveries slated to begin later this year. The decision to go forward with a.

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Ballard builds out China operations center for expanding fuel cell business

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Ballard Power Systems has opened its first corporate office headquartered in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province, China. This office will serve as the company’s initial operations center in China, supporting management, sales and business development, technical, after-sales and administrative support personnel. Ltd.). Brief

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Can Tesla learn from its past, and make Model 3 easy to build?

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DON'T MISS: Tesla now building 2,000 electric cars a week, it says The company already has. To date, Tesla Motors has never met one of its own deadlines for launching a new car. The Roadster, Model S, and Model X were all delayed for a variety of reasons. Manufacturing Tesla Motors plug-in cars Tesla Model 3

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Samsung SDI building Li-ion battery plant in Hungary; global triangular production structure

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Samsung SDI has decided to use Hungary as its Li-ion battery production base in Europe. —Executive Vice President Jeong SehWoong.

FANUC to build factory of the future using NVIDIA AI platform; self-teaching robots in the FIELD system

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Building the factory of the future will have wide-ranging impact. The FIELD system is a platform to improve factory production and efficiency.

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Toyota: 'No One Wants Us To Build Electric Cars'

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Well, here''s one that may give electric-car owners and advocates a Friday morning chuckle. Toyota is well-known not only as one of the world''s three largest carmakers, but also the global leader in hybrids. DON''T MISS: Toyota Fuel-Cell Ad Asks: Are You ''The Bold Few'' Or A ''Handbrake''?

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Tesla In Deal To Build 400 Charging Stations In China

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The Chinese market has become vital for many global automakers. For some, it''s a haven of high sales numbers to offset struggles in markets like the U.S. and Europe. To others, like Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], it''s a way to promote your product to a vast and growing marketplace. Tesla has made a big commitment to China and is backing that up with

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China To Force Toyota To Build Electric Cars It Loathes

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Toyota has been more than abundantly clear in its belief that the best approach to reducing fuel consumption and offering zero-emission vehicles lies in a combination of its present-day hybrids and future hydrogen fuel-cell cars. It no longer sells the RAV4 EV electric SUV whose powertrain was developed by then-partner Tesla Motors. And sales of.

Honda, GM To Build Factory For Fuel-Cell Production By 2025

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The cost of developing advanced zero-emission powertrains for future vehicles is substantial, even for the world's largest carmakers. Especially in hydrogen fuel-cell research, the biggest auto companies are doubling and tripling up to share the costs. Honda and GM said in July 2013 that they would share their fuel-cell development efforts, and.

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CA To Require New Buildings To Be Wired For Electric-Car Charging Stations

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Now, California has ensured that new buildings at least will have With extensive electrical infrastructure already in place in built-up areas, plug-in electric cars are never too far from a potential recharging source.

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GM Officially Confirms It Will Build Chevy Bolt Electric Car With 200-Mile Range

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Six days ago, Reuters broke the story that GM would indeed build and sell the Chevrolet Bolt electric car, but that production would start late next year--not in 2017 as previously expected.

Samsung calls for united front in building 5G ecosystem

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We believe it is time to come together and shape the new era of 5G and, to that goal, it is critical to build a sustainable ecosystem by inviting all industry stakeholders to share their perspectives on how 5G will develop over the next few years. Brief

What It Takes To Build A Tesla Supercharger DC Fast-Charging Site

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But what does it actually take to build a Supercharger As more public charging stations are built, electric-car drivers have access to increasingly-large areas of the U.S. Owners of the Tesla Model S plug-in car largely rely on the company''s Supercharger network, which can now facilitate a cross-country trip on one route, with more to come.

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Tesla to begin test building affordable Model 3

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Tesla will briefly pause production at its California-based factory this month to start pilot production of the eagerly-awaited Model 3, it has been r

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

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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. 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.

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Urba Centurion: Building Your Own 128-MPG 1970s Diesel Sports Car

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It's the Urba Centurion, a diesel-powered kit car that it's still possible for you to build today. It's a wedge-shaped sports car from the late 1970s that once had a role in a popular science-fiction movie. But despite its futuristic styling, it never achieved much popularity. No, it's not the DeLorean DMC-12. DON'T MISS: Opel P1 376-MPG.

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Tesla Will Build Electric Cars In China; Model S On Sale There This Week

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We''ve expected it for some time, but now it''s been confirmed: Tesla will build electric cars in China in the next three to four years. While Chinese production won''t replace the company''s facilities in the U.S, it will give Tesla a foothold in an ever-growing market--and help it avoid China''s hefty 25 percent import tariff.

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Lucid (nee Atieva) to build luxury electric cars in Arizona factory

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Lucid Motors has become the latest startup automaker proposing to build electric cars in the U.S. The company—formerly known as Atieva—says it plans to break ground next year on a new factory in Casa Grande, Arizona. Manufacturing plug-in cars Arizona Startups Atieva Lucid Motors

Avis Builds Largest Electric-Vehicle Lease Fleet In Europe With Latest Nissan Order

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Denmark is about to gain the largest fleet of electric cars available for lease in Europe, thanks to a deal between Nissan and Avis. The rental company will purchase 401 Nissan e-NV200 electric vans, and 60 Nissan Leaf electric cars. That will supplement an existing contingent of Leaf electric cars, and bring the total number of electric vehicles.

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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.

CA Electric Utility Applies To Build 25,000 Electric-Car Charging Stations

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Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)--one of the state''s biggest electric utilities--recently submitted a proposal to the Public Utilities Commission asking for permission to build 25,000 new charging

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Kansas City Power & Light To Build 1,000 Electric-Car Charging Sites

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local utility company is leading the effort to build a comprehensive network of charging sites for drivers of plug-in vehicles. DON''T MISS: BMW, VW, And ChargePoint To Build 100 CCS Fast-Charging Sites For Electric Cars Over the

Toyota to build production version of C-HR hybrid concept in Turkey

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) confirmed European production for a production version of the C-HR concept crossover ( earlier post ). The new hybrid will be built at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Turkey (TMMT) in Sakarya, Turkey, in what marks the first time a hybrid-powered vehicle will be produced in the country. Cumulative investment will reach €1.7

India's Mahindra To Build Electric Two-Wheeler In Michigan

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A little slice of India will soon be moving into Michigan, with the announcement that Mahindra will produce an electric two-wheeler at a factory in Ann Arbor. India''s Mahindra Group is investing in a 37,000 square-foot facility to produce the GenZe electric scooter. small step-through scooter with a large storage box above the rear wheel, GenZe

U.S.P.S. picks AM General to build next-generation mail trucks

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AM General, the firm best known for building Hummer H1s in both civilian and military versions, has been selected by a rather different governmental agency to create a prototype with a different kind of civic duty in mind. Postal trucks, those white boxes that deliver you mail, haven't changed in decades. But that's all set to change.

LA Apartment Building Offers Free Electric-Car Charging, For Life

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If you live in Los Angeles, there''s a new and potentially very attractive option: The Elysian rental apartment building will offer residents who own electric cars free charging--for life. The 96-unit building--owned by developer Linear City--is equipped with 20 So you just bought a new electric car.

Tesla Recruits U.S. Military Veterans To Build Electric Cars In California

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The environmental benefits of electric cars are obvious, but cutting emissions is far from the only way carmakers can play a positive role in society. Many U.S. military veterans face difficulties in finding civilian jobs after they return from deployment. While that fact is a fixture of the news cycle, frequent discussion of the problem hasn''t

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