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Bollinger Motors promises all-electric off-road 'sport utility truck'

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There seems to be no shortage of startups planning to build new battery-electric vehicles from the ground up. While companies like Lucid Motors and Faraday Future are focusing on high-end luxury models, a newer company named Bollinger Motors is taking a different approach. It aims to launch what it calls the "world's first all-electric on- and.

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Volkswagen and Mobileye partner on autonomous driving; REM in VWs in 2018

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Volkswagen and Mobileye will implement a new navigation standard for autonomous driving starting in 2018. Future Volkswagen models will use the camera-based map and localization technology Road Experience Management (REM) from Mobileye. Earlier post.). The Volkswagen agreement is a turning point. In 2016, Volkswagen produced about 5.99 Mobileye N.V.

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Tesla updates maintenance plans; higher fees now include hardware updates

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Electric cars may require significantly less maintenance than internal-combustion cars, but even they will break down eventually. So the Silicon Valley automaker offers maintenance plans, which allow owners to prepay for annual inspections and other routine work. Early in the life of the Model S, owners criticized the company for appearing to tie.

Growing car leasing sector now worth £1.5bn

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Personal contract hire (PCH) is growing at an incredible rate as more and more consumers are turning their back on hire purchase (HP) and choosing to. Car leasing companies ContractHireAndLeasing.com

2017 Hyundai Ioniq prices: hybrid starts at $23,035, electric at $30,335

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The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is the South Korean automaker's first dedicated green model. It will offer three powertrain options in the same body shell: hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric. Those models are just now beginning to hit U.S. showrooms, and we now have pricing information for two of them. DON'T MISS: Hyundai Ioniq Electric beats.

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Smart goes all-electric, 2017 Hyundai Ioniq prices, 'Greenest' and 'Meanest' cars: Today's Car News

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Today, we have news that Smart may start selling only electric cars in the U.S., pricing information for the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq Electric, and rankings of the "Greenest" and "Meanest" cars in terms of environmental impact. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla's updated maintenance plans cost more, but include more services.

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ARPA-E awards SwRI-led team up to $2.9M for connected and automated vehicle technology; NEXTCAR program

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A team led by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been awarded up to $2.9 million in funding to develop connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies aimed at improving fuel economy by more than 20%. The project is part of ARPA-E’s Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR) program.

ACEEE issues latest list of 'Greenest' and 'Meanest" vehicles

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Measuring the energy efficiency of a new vehicle is one thing, but ascertaining its overall environmental impact can be more complex. A debate still rages over the overall carbon footprint of electric cars compared to those powered by fossil fuels. But for the past 20 years, the the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has tried to.

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Diesel scrappage scheme proposed: what you need to know

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London mayor Sadiq Khan has put forward a proposal for a diesel scrappage scheme, which could be rolled out nationally if the plan is given the go ahe.

Lux Research forecasts global biofuels output to rise to 67B GPY in 2022; advanced biofuels will nearly double to 9.6B GPY

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However, overall output will grow at a slower pace to 67 billion gallons a year (BGY) in 2022, from 59 BGY in 2016. BGY.>. Biodiesel begins to fade.

Cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota hybrids surpass 10 million units; Europe outpaces N America in 2016

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Cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota Motor Corporation hybrids reached 10.05 million units as of 31 January, scooting past the 10-million unit mark.

Extensive rollout for GM 9-speed transmission in China

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The new nine-speed automatic offers a fuel efficiency improvement of up to 2% compared to a six-speed transmission. 1 overall ratio, with a “deep” 4.69

Report: A123 Systems wins $1B contract to supply Li-ion batteries for 48V systems to SAIC-GM

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Automotive News China reports that Li-ion battery maker A123 Systems won a 6.9-billion CNY (US$1 billion) contract to supply 2.6 million Li-ion batteries for 48V systems to the SAIC-GM joint venture in China. The report comes via a statement by Wanxiang Group, the owner of A123 Systems. In 2012, the two expanded their partnership. Brief

Ballard in consortium with New Flyer to deploy 20 fuel cell electric buses in CA

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Ballard Power Systems announced its membership in the “Fuel Cell Electric Bus Commercialization Consortium” (FCEBCC), a large-scale project for which funding has now been committed to support deployment of 20 zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric buses at two California transit agencies. a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc.,