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Nissan IDS Concept: Autonomous Electric Car At Tokyo Motor Show

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan has revealed a concept car that gives a glimpse of what electric-car ownership could be like many years into the future—and, perhaps, provides a few more hints of what’s in store for the second-generation Nissan Leaf. Tokyo Motor Show plug-in cars concepts Nissan IDS Concept

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Long-Range Electric VW Microbus Concept To Debut At CES

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The rumor of an electric Volkswagen Bus concept to be shown at next month's Consumer Electronics Show first appeared in September, just before the VW diesel emission scandal erupted. In the wake of a pledge to boost its vehicle electrification efforts, Volkswagen has now confirmed that it will show a concept for an electric Microbus at CES.

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Autonomous Electric Hearse: Designer's Concept For The Last Mile

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hearse plug-in cars concepts fleetElectric powertrains have been applied to a wide variety of road vehicles to reduce emissions, from small city cars, to fairly large delivery trucks. But there's one category of vehicle where electrification hasn't really been considered. It's customarily the last vehicle most people will ever ride in.

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Volvo Trucks testing long-haul hybrid powertrain in Concept Truck

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With the Volvo Concept Truck, Volvo Trucks has developed its first hybrid vehicle designed for long-haul applications. Earlier post.).

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Concepts Preview Shared Platform For Porsche, Audi Premium EVs?

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And there are some strong hints in the Porsche Mission E concept car from the Frankfurt. Plug-In Hybrids EVs concepts Porsche EVTo those who want a luxury vehicle with an all-electric powertrain, California’s Tesla Motors has had the market under wraps for many years.

Fuel-cell concepts from 50 years ago: famed designer Brooks Stevens

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A half-century-old concept from designer Brooks Stevens underscores the futuristic nature of hydrogen. future hydrogen History concept hydrogen fuel cellMost car buyers would be hard-pressed to name a single automobile designer working today.

Porsche Mission E electric car concept design video

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The Porsche Mission E that debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show isn't just another concept car. DON'T MISS: 2018 Porsche Mission E: 600-HP.

Nissan emergency truck concept: electric-car battery for rescue power

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The Nissan Navara EnGuard concept does not have an electric powertrain, but it does have two onboard battery packs. At the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Germany, Nissan demonstrated an alternative use for the lithium-ion battery cells that comprise electric-car battery packs.

Volvo concept truck uses hybrid power to cut fuel use, emissions

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Last year, Volvo Trucks aimed to address this issue with a concept truck that demonstrated ways to improve fuel efficiency through aerodynamics and weight reduction. Because they cover significantly more mileage than the average passenger car, with much worse fuel economy, large commercial trucks are a major source of emissions.

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BMW i Future Interaction Concept At CES Hints At i8 Spyder (Again)

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Way back in 2012, BMW unveiled a convertible i8 Spyder as a followup to the original i8 plug-in hybrid coupe concept. But while the coupe went into production as a 2014 model, the i8 Spyder never went beyond the concept stage. CES plug-in cars Consumer Electronics Show BMW i8 Concept Spyder

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Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA Changes Shape For Better Efficiency

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But this new plug-in hybrid concept car takes things to a new extreme. DON'T.

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VW ID Buzz concept: all-electric Microbus could arrive in 2022

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If you pronounce the word "buzz" with a German accent, it sounds like "bus"—which is almost surely why VW's second all-electric concept vehicle is called the Volkswagen ID Buzz. It's the latest in a series of concept studies for a modern-day Microbus, with stylistic nods to the classic Type 2 bus launched 65 years ago.

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2016 Hyundai Tucson Shows Two Different Hybrid Concepts In Geneva

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Green Auto Show Diesel hybrid Kia Trail''ster Concept Plug-In Hybrids Through-the-road hybrids mild hybrid The new 2016 Hyundai Tucson will arrive later this year, but not all of its variants will be offered in the U.S. DON''T MISS: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid And.

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Audi unveils Q8 sport concept with 48V mild hybrid system (mHEV); drive system coming to “many” Audi models

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The drive system of the Audi Q8 sport concept is a major step towards optimizing efficiency and sustainability in large-volume series production.

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Jaguar Land Rover's Future Electric-Car, Efficiency Concepts Previewed

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With European prestige-car makers scrambling to respond to the unexpected and disruptive arrival of electric-car company Tesla Motors, a host of luxury car brands have been showing off their electric concepts. The coming Frankfurt Motor Show will see design studies by Audi and Porsche, possibly others, that point toward future all-electric.

Chevrolet Bolt Concept: 200-Mile, $30,000 Electric Car Concept (Live Video & Photos)

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra had hoped to have a Steve Jobs moment this morning, but news about the Chevrolet Bolt Concept for a 200-mile electric car leaked late Friday night.

Jaguar i-Pace electric SUV concept breaks cover at LA Auto Show

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The latest to join the growing pool of pricey battery-electric sedans and crossover utilities is the Jaguar i-Pace, revealed tonight as a concept at a splashy event before the Los Angeles Auto Show. Luxury electric cars: seems like everyone's doing them, doesn't it? Los Angeles Auto Show Future Cars plug-in cars

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Faraday Future Electric Car Concept Coming To 2016 CES

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Mysterious electric-car startup Faraday Future will unveil a concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this January. This will be the first substantial clue as to what the electric car Faraday Future plans to launch in 2017 will be like. CES plug-in cars Faraday Future

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Hybrid Kinetic H600 microturbine range-extended electric vehicle concept runs 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds

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The 60 kW microturbine range extender delivers 40% efficiency, low emissions, and a 10000-hour maintenance interval. and 77.4%

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Rimac ups power, cuts weight with Concept S electric supercar in Geneva

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Croatian firm Rimac Automobili has steadily developed its Concept One electric supercar over the past few years. And just as it prepared to unveil the Concept One in production trim, Rimac decided to get even more radical. At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, it unveiled a new variant of the Concept One called the Concept S.

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Ricardo’s low-cost, fuel-efficient automatic transmission concept for motorcycles

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BY contrast, the Ricardo concept avoids these drawbacks and is comparatively simple to integrate into an existing product range.

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Chrysler Portal concept: all-electric minivan for CES offers some self-driving

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But the Chrysler Portal concept that will debut at CES won't be showing up at your local dealer any time soon. concept Autonomous cars CES Consumer Electronics Show self-driving cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Far from it, in fact: the Portal is Fiat Chrysler's idea of a future in which we'll.

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Volkswagen Budd-e Concept: 373-Mile, All-Electric Van Signals The Future

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On the eve of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Volkswagen has revealed the Budd-e concept, a vehicle that follows up on some of the purpose and utility of the Microbus, yet looks to the next decade, as a compelling template for an all-electric family vehicle. The Budd-e Concept, in many ways, is the first of a new generation of plug-in.

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Future VW electric-car concepts revealed in patent drawings

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compact electric-car concept, and promised a future production model based on it. Now, it appears the ID could be the first of several electric-car concepts from VW. As it tries to recover from the "Dieselgate" scandal, Volkswagen has gotten more serious about electric cars. At the recent 2016 Paris Motor Show, it unveiled the I.D.

Green Cars At Frankfurt Auto Show: Production, Concept Cars Previewed

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The annual parade of new concept and production models begins next week at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, and there are a few green models that will be worth a look. It's September, which means a new auto-show season is getting underway once again. Green Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids

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Goodyear Shows Concept Tire That Generates Electricity From Motion

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It''s common for automakers to preview new styling or technology elements with concept cars, but now tire companies are doing the same with their wares. Concept tires may not have the stage presence of concept cars, but they can show ways in which tires could potentially evolve into more than just hunks of rubber.

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

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The Audi e‑tron quattro concept provides a preview of the production battery electric SUV planned for early 2018, said Prof. mph) in 4.6

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Volkswagen electric-car concept teased before Paris Motor Show

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Today, Volkswagen sells one all-electric car under its own brand in multiple markets—the e-Golf electric variant of its well-known five-door compact hatchback—and another in Europe only, the e-UP, a battery-electric minicar. But in the wake of continuing fallout from the Volkswagen diesel scandal, the company is wrenching itself toward.

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BMW marks 100th birthday with autonomous, zero-emission concept

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To celebrate, the brand has unveiled a concept car that emits nothing from its tailpipe and can drive itself. The automaker hasn't said just how the Vision Next 100 concept manages to go emission-free, but it did talk a lot about the car's exotic materials and construction. BMW is now a century old.

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Faraday Future Shows FFZero1 Concept, But What Did We Learn?

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Mysterious startup carmaker Faraday Future has now revealed the FFZERO1 concept, a supercar built to demonstrate the flexibility of its modular electric-car architecture. The Variable Platform Architecture, or VPA, is essentially a skateboard design with a flat battery pack, a motor on one or both axles, and crash structures front and rear.

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Hyundai showcasing new Tucson 48V Hybrid Concept and diesel Plug-in-Hybrid Concept at Geneva

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For greater driver engagement and choice, the PHEV concept is equipped with a 4-mode drive selection. Tucson 48V Hybrid at Geneva. New Tucson.

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Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept: 2018 Q6 Electric Car Previewed At Frankfurt Motor Show

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It's been teased and previewed and discussed and debated, and now the concept is real: The Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept debuted at today's Frankfurt Motor Show. Frankfurt Auto Show Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars

Schaeffler presents high-performance 48V concept mild hybrid vehicle at Aachen

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As part of the 25 th Aachen Colloquium this week in Germany, Schaeffler is unveiling the “Schaeffler High Performance 48 Volt” concept vehicle.

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2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Green Car Concepts, Production Cars

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Thus far, we know of just a handful of concept cars and new production models that could be described as green to be revealed or displayed at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The Northeastern U.S. isn't going to see a shred of snow over the Christmas holidays, and Detroit in early January isn't looking too green either. Detroit Auto Show

Motiv Engines introduces 2nd-generation split-cycle concept; MkII Clarke-Brayton heavy-duty engine being designed for LNG

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Motiv has advanced the technology from basic concept through the construction and testing of the first prototype to the MkII. Click to enlarge.

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Chevrolet Bolt Electric Car Concept Video

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ALSO SEE: Chevrolet Bolt Concept: 200-Mile, $37,500 Electric Car Concept (Live Video Chevrolet went out on a limb back in 2010 when it introduced the 2011 Chevy Volt extended-range electric vehicle.

Mercedes previews new electric car lineup with Generation EQ concept

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Mercedes-Benz took to the stage at the 2016 Paris auto show with a quirky new concept car that the German automaker says serves as a forerunner to its upcoming lineup of electric cars. Mercedes chief Dr. Dieter Zetsche said that one of the biggest hurdles automakers will face in the future is e-mobility.

Volvo Concept Coupe Plug-In Hybrid: Classic P1800 Reimagined

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"The new Volvo Concept Coupé reveals how we could shape our cars from now on.

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Volkswagen Tiguan Plug-In Hybrid Concept Shown In Detroit

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When the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show last fall, a plug-in hybrid concept was among the featured variants. But now Volkswagen is showing a second Tiguan plug-in hybrid concept at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, hinting that the production Tiguan may in. Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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Volkswagen Beetle Dune Hybrid Concept: Quick Drive

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New York City passers-by who looked approvingly at our shiny bronze Volkswagen Beetle Dune concept car didn't know it, but the butcher-looking Beetle was running on a hybrid system not currently offered in the Beetle. A large red electrical shutdown switch inside a car says it all: You're driving a prototype. The message, as articulated by.