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BorgWarner launches its first integrated electric drive module for the EV market; first application in China

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This is the first electric drive module from BorgWarner following its acquisition of Remy in 2015. Earlier post.). Click to enlarge. —Dr.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: video review of 238-mile electric car

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In fact, it's Chevrolet's first-ever electric car: the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV. Videos Chevy plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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NASA Electric Aircraft Testbed (NEAT) began testing in September; advancing electric propulsion for aircraft

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Engineers at the NASA Electric Aircraft Testbed (NEAT) at NASA Glenn Research Center ran the new facility’s first test in September. —Dr.

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2017 Ford Focus Electric preview

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The 2017 Ford Focus Electric has been one of last electric cars remaining in the current model year for which we haven't had information. Now Ford has released a few specifications, and a photo of a 2017 Focus Electric window sticker sent by a reader fills in more of the gaps. Preview plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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.

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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. Paris Auto Show Future Cars VW plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Paris Motor Show

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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. sales Chevy Production plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Chinese investors make 'long bets' on electric-car companies

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China's aggressive promotion of electric cars is turning into boon for a few U.S. The Chinese government offers generous incentives for new electric cars, and is pushing companies to develop and sell more of them. electric-vehicle companies than they. China plug-in cars Smith Electric Vehicles Wheego Electric Cars Investment

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Electric Cars: Defining Battery-Electrics, Plug-In Hybrids, Range-Extended & More

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With an ever-growing landscape of plug-in electric vehicles, there is now more potential than ever for confusion among potential buyers. To the casual observer, the umbrella term “electric car” can mean anything from an all-electric vehicle to even a hybrid.

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2017 Zero electric motorcycles: more range, more power, better options

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Autumn is here, the leaves are changing and as the riding season winds down we continue our annual tradition of discussing what’s new for the Zero Motorcycles lineup of electric motorcycles. electric motorcycles Zero MotorcyclesThis year Zero has a few surprises in store to broaden their bikes' appeal to new riders.

Plug-in electric car sales for Nov: Volt soars, Prius Prime arrives

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Traditionally, the North American winter months have seen a slowdown in sales of plug-in electric cars—but the rule didn't seem to apply last month. Last month, sales of the Nissan Leaf electric car actually increased over last year's comparable number, while those of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid soared.

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SoCal Edison to install 1,500 electric-car charging sites; what's your electric utility doing?

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Electric utility Southern California Edison (SCE) is moving ahead with plans to install electric-car charging stations within its service area. California electric utilities plug-in cars charging charging infrastructureThe program, called Charge Ready, kicked off May 27. SCE has committed $22.

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Now Toyota can make electric cars: it's tamed lithium-ion batteries, it says

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Having placed its bets for the future of zero-emission transport on hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, it's by far the most resistant of the three to the notion of battery-electric cars. lithium-ion battery pack plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV But a recent news story might possibly indicate a crack in the.

Antelope Valley Transit orders up to 85 electric buses from BYD; first US all-electric public transit fleet

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Emissions Reductions: AVTA’s all-electric fleet will provide elimination of CO 2 , NO x , PM 10 and PM 2.5 Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-dut

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Nissan electric subcompact below Leaf in future electric-car lineup?

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The 2011 Nissan Leaf was the first mass-priced modern electric car when it launched in December 2010. Nissan has since sold close to a quarter of a million Leafs, and together with its alliance partner Renault it has now sold more than 350,000 all-electric vehicles.

Xtrac introduces Integrated Lightweight Electric Vehicle (ILEV) transmission system; torque vectoring with dual motors

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The dual electric motors of the transmission system also provide an inherent torque vectoring capabilities. Click to enlarge.

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GKN expands electric all-wheel drive program with BMW; eAxle for PHEV X1 in China

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GKN Driveline is expanding its global electric axle (eAxle) drive partnership with the BMW Group, supplying eAxle technology for a plug-in hybrid version of the BMW X1 for the Chinese market. Automakers are now equipping a new generation of compact vehicles with GKN electric drive technology.

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Modern electric cars at 20: from EV1 to Bolt EV, where are we now?

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Twenty years ago today, the very first GM EV1 electric cars were delivered to 40 lessees in California in a blaze of publicity. Since then, plug-in electric vehicles have seen more than their share of ups and downs. sales History CARB EV1 plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Hyundai Ioniq Electric: how maker plans to market 124-mile electric car

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The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric will soon go on sale as part of a trio of Ioniq variants that also includes hybrid and plug-in hybrid models. When it arrives in dealerships, Hyundai will face the same challenge other automakers have come to know well: marketing electric cars to an uneducated and sometimes skeptical public.

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Sweden inaugurates its first electric road

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The truck has a pantograph on the roof that feeds 750 VDC to the truck’s hybrid electric system. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

Do employers hold the key to electric car uptake?

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Almost 700,000 UK motorists would join the electric vehicle revolution if they were given the opportunity by their employers, according to new researc.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV first drive: 240 miles in an electric car

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We drove a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car 240 miles on a single charge last week. Efficiency plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range TestAnd that was the lowest range achieved among four journalists driving four Bolt EVs along the California coast. DON'T MISS: 2017 Chevy Bolt EV.

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CA dealer offers Fiat 500e electric car at $49 a month, $0 down in Black Friday weekend deal

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While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles refuses to say how many electric Fiat 500e cars it's sold over the past several years, there are likely more than many people think. And FCA is continuing with aggressive efforts to sell the little electric three-door hatchback. We know the number is at least 7,000 from recall notices, for instance.

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Hyundai Ioniq Electric beats Prius Prime, BMW i3 on energy efficiency

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DON'T MISS: Hyundai Ioniq electric. EPA Efficiency plug-in cars EPA Ratings MPGe Hyundai Ioniq ElectricThe 2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid's tenure as the most energy-efficient car on sale in the U.S. turned out to be short. The Toyota recently took the title of most energy-efficiency vehicle available in the U.S.

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1917 Detroit Electric Vs 2014 BMW i3: A Century Of Electric Cars

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The 1917 Detroit Electric Model 68 in these photos was painstakingly restored over a period of years by owner Donald Davidson, who is only the car's third owner in 98 years. It's shown with Electric Auto Association board member Chris Neff's 2014 BMW i3 REx, which may be able to out-accelerate the.

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Renault begins trial of new electric lorry

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Renault Trucks has begun a trial of a 16 tonne electric lorry in Paris with one of France’s oldest perfume houses, Guerlain.

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. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Trends plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Many of those challenges reside in.

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Why to buy that electric-car charging station (or electric motorcycle) this month

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But for present and future electric-car owners considering the purchase of a home. With any new presidential administration comes a certain degree of legislative uncertainty. Conflicting statements on many issues by president-elect Donald Trump have produced more questions than usual about what policies he and his administration may pursue.

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Electric-Car Battery Energy: Why Waste It On Cabin Heating? (Video)

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Sweden launches $3.1M study on electric road systems

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Electric Road Systems (ERS) are already being demonstrated on public roads in Sweden. The various parts of electric road systems have been developed in several research projects over quite some time. We are about to secure the technical solutions needed for electric roads and electric vehicles. Earlier post.)

BMW Gives a Glimpse of Its Electric Supersport Motorcycle

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BMW just demonstrated its commitment to electric-powered vehicles by announcing an experimental Supersport electric motorcycle based on its S1000RR. The experimental vehicle is called the BMW eRR for electric racing replica and it was made in conjunction with the Technical University of Munich. electric motorcycles

Hyundai Ioniq electric car offered on 'Ioniq Unlimited' subscription model

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The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq will be the first model sold with options for hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric powertrains. In addition to this unique combination of powertrain options, Hyundai plans to offer a novel alternative to the traditional purchase or lease models on the battery-electric Ioniq.

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Oregon Has More Electric-Car Fast Charging Sites Than.Germany

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When talking about electric cars and early adopters, the state of Oregon often seems like the Little Engine That Could. Germany plug-in cars state laws charging infrastructure Fast Charging Oregon Electric Highway

Kreisel brothers: Austria's secret electric-car weapon?

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Startups such as Faraday Future, Lucid Motors, and NextEV have all announced plans to build long-range electric cars aimed pretty much directly at the Silicon Valley automaker's electric cars. There's no shortage of companies trying to replicate the success of Tesla Motors. Europe Austria plug-in cars Startups

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. One learning is that an undercurrent among some electric-car buyers that suggests they fully expect carmakers to offer future battery. Green Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Future Cars Tesla Roadster 3.0

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Electric Minimalism: Laptop-Size Electric Skateboard Scoots You Around

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Cars aren't the only way to get from place to place, nor are they the only mode of transportation to take advantage of electric power.

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Aeristech develops advanced 12V electric supercharger

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UK-based electric forced induction specialist, Aeristech, has developed an advanced 12V electric supercharger system, eCharger.

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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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investment in UK-based QinetiQ’s electric hub-drive technology. Electric (Battery) Vehicle Systems—Dr.

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Free charging for electric-car owners at EVgo network for National Drive Electric Week

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will take part in the sixth annual National Drive Electric Week. Scheduled for September 10 through 18, the event is composed of numerous local gatherings that celebrate and promote electric cars. plug-in cars charging eVgo charging network Drive Electric WeekStarting tomorrow, more than 100 cities across the U.S.

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Renault Zoe Leads 2015 European Sales Of All-Electric Cars

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While sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids fell slightly last year in the U.S., Almost 100,000 battery-electric cars were sold in the European Union last year: 97,687 units, to be precise. Renault sales New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan Renault Zoe

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