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More Faraday Info: Chinese Billionaire Backer, Ex-Tesla Staff For Electric-Car Startup

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It seems like something out of a movie: a mysterious startup company operates for a few years in total secrecy, then drops plans for a billion-dollar factory that will build electric cars. But that's the summary of the secretive Faraday Future, about which a bit more information slipped out last week. Faraday (it suggests you call it "FF") issued.

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California Puts Its Electric-Car Owner Survey Info Online

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Plug-in electric cars are driving silently off showroom floors in growing numbers--but who is buying them, and why? Data on electric-car owners can provide valuable insight for policymakers, helping to show which strategies for increased adoption are more likely to work. Now, one such a resource is available to the public. The California Air

Bosch info chart provides guidance on selection of gasoline or diesel

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In addition, the info chart provides insights into the German car market, and shows the best-selling gasoline and diesel models. Brief

Owning A Tesla Model S: New Book Offers Tips, Tricks, Inside Info (Book Review)

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Regular readers of Tesla forums will recognize the name of Nick J. Howe, whose hundreds of astute comments recently earned him accolades for "best forum postings over time," according to a reader poll. A Florida chemical engineer and owner of a Tesla Model S P85, Howe has technical savvy, dogged curiosity, and some inside Tesla contacts. He may

2016 Toyota Prius: Power Outputs, Dimensions, AWD Revealed As Info Trickles Out

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Toyota was shy on specifics when it unveiled the redesigned 2016 Prius hybrid in Las Vegas last month. But at an event in Japan this week, the carmaker was more generous with details on the upcoming fourth-generation Prius. The company used this event to reveal information on the Prius' powertrain technology, as well as the trim levels that will.

Bolt EV info, EPA head, 20 years of electric cars, EU diesel suits: The Week in Reverse

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Which climate-science denier has been tapped to run an agency he repeatedly sued for attempting to enforce its own rules? What does the Chevy Bolt EV owners manual have to tell us about the 238-mile electric car that goes on sale this month? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week.

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2011 Audi A2 Electric Car Concept: New Info, Images

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Late last week Audi released some teaser sketches of its A2 concept car due at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, now less than a week away. Due to be positioned between the A1 minicar and upcoming Audi A3 Sedan compact car, the new A2 is spiritual successor to the original A2, an aluminum-bodied, ultra-efficient subcompact that went on sale in Europe

Audi Trickles Out Urban Concept Info: Now, Content-Free Video

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If you're going to shoot a teaser video of a radical new concept car, maybe it's not such a good idea to do it in a gigantic plaza in the middle of a large European city. Audi has now released the official teaser video (view it at the bottom of this story) for the e-tron Urban Concept vehicle it will officially unveil next month at the 2011

2013 Dodge Compact Sedan: More Info On Chrysler's Most Crucial Car

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The most important car that will be unveiled at next January's Detroit Auto Show may be the new 2013 compact sedan from Dodge, the first all-new vehicle designed by the combined Chrysler-Fiat companies. This morning, spy shots have leaked out and GreenCarReports has a small nugget of information on the Dodge compact that we haven't seen published

2013 BMW X1: Photos, Info From 2012 New York Auto Show

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BMW has used the New York Auto Show to announce it will sell the 2013 BMW X1 in the U.S. market. Slotting in below the X5 and X3 in BMW's SUV lineup, the X1 will use turbocharged four-cylinder engines to deliver better economy than its larger, heavier brothers can manage--but still giving buyers the raised driving position and practicality of the

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California Energy Commission launches Drive website for info on alt fuels, vehicles

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The California Energy Commission (CEC) has unveiled “ Drive ”, a new website providing industry professionals, fleet managers and consumers with information about greener transportation choices for the 21 st century. It leverages federal and private investment to create jobs here in California. Brief

Volkswagen unveils updated Golf; Millerized engines, semi-automated driving, digital cockpit and gesture control

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Digital Golf: Active Info Display, gesture control and online services. It steers, brakes and accelerates the new Golf. —Dr. Engines.

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Volkswagen unveils I.D. EV concept; 1st MEB-based vehicle, to launch in 2020; up to 373 miles

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The Active Info Display gives the driver great freedom. triggers the Active Info Display and the AR Head-up Display. The compact I.D.

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Hyundai Ioniq, First Drives, Koch Brothers, Garage Wiring: The Week In Reverse

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Which company released info on new hybrid, electric, and plug-in hybrid models--all at once? And, what aspect of green vehicles do a pair of conservative billionaires reportedly plan to spend millions of dollars on? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, February 26, 2016.

The Aptera Saga Continues, Inside Source Reveals New Info

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The Aptera saga continues with a new report coming from Gas 2.0 who cites countless sources within the company. Gas 2.0 is reporting that the companies financial problems, mismanagement, vehicle revisions, and employee unrest could truly unravel the entire company. According to the report, the troubles at Aptera stem from the hiring of Paul

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2011 Fisker Karma 'Final Pricing' Goes Up Again, To $95,900

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But there's one new piece of info: The price of the extended-range electric sports sedan has gone up. The 2011 Fisker Karma is still on track to reach U.S. dealers in March or April, according to the company. Again. Originally announced in 2008 at a price of $80,000, the Karma fairly quickly went up to $87,900 and stayed there.

First Flight for ELEKTRA ONE electric aircraft

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Copyright Jean-Marie Urlacher/Info-Pilote. On 23 Mar, the single-seater ELEKTRA ONE circled for 30 minutes in the air. ELEKTRA ONE in the air.

Want to Buy a 2011 Chevrolet Volt? More Details, Dealer Info

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Less than six months from now, the first 2011 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicles will be sold by dealers in selected launch markets. Today, General Motors showed a few more cards, releasing news in various presentations on additional early markets, production numbers, and answering questions from interested buyers in an afternoon

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GM Releases Volt Video with Basic Info About the Voltec's Powertrain Operation

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Understanding the cars of tomorrow is an important steps towards adoption. With the right knowledge, potential buyers may feel confident in trying out new technologies. Since plug-in hybrids and EVs are incredibly different than the traditional gasoline powered vehicle, the buyer must be informed. Informing buyers about new technologies can be

Promised VW Passat plug-in hybrid to debut at Paris show; both sedan and wagon

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In addition, the innovative Active Info Display with specific displays will be also available as an option for the Passat GTE. Passat GTE sedan.

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72 VW Super Beetle Electric Car Conversion

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Can you provide a site, or info, on converting a VW Beetle to an AC electric motor? Hi, Chris - Sure. Check out Jonathan Barraclough's 65 Baja bug on

Great Rainy Ole Day OFF in San Antonio, Happy Friday the 13th Greetings from the "Spirit" plus Info on Saturday Meet-up

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - The "Spirit of DC" is cooling her tires in Downtown, drought-stricken San Antonio, TX on a Happy Friday the 13th Great Rainy Ole DAY OFF. ! Standing by to stand by with SAMensans for a get-together this even. Gary's also a member of Experimental Aviation Association as well.

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Carbon Core of next-gen BMW 7 Series helps reduce sedan’s weight by up to 130 kg; remote control parking

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At its heart is a body structure with a Carbon Core based on the transfer of technology from the development of the BMW i models. Click to enlarge.

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The Tesla Roadster is NOT Dead. Right??

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Click for more info" below to see photos of the Model S at Mashable. Tesla is "discontinuing" the Roadster we've all come to love, and they're concentrating their attention on the new Model S. Don't worry, Roadster fans! It seems the Tesla Roadster is being revamped and a new 2.0 version will be coming out. Eventually.

Volkswagen unveils T-Prime Concept GTE AWD plug-in hybrid SUV at Auto China 2016

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The new Active Info Display of the T-Prime Concept GTE has a 12.0-inch screen. The concept fulls-size SUV previews the future Volkswagen SUV.

Electric and hybrid car sales record in USA

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According to new figures from Ward’s Auto Info Bank, consumers bought a record 52,000 hybrid and electric cars during the month – that’s an increase from 34,000 during the same month last year. Electric and hybrid cars enjoyed their highest share of the US automotive market yet, during March. Now, the two categories account for [.].

Electric vehicles will not help South Africa cut emissions, say researchers

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The story about China’s coal-reliant electricity production resulting in electric vehicles (EVs) becoming more polluting than combustion cars (see story) may have been twisted by some unscrupulous media to imply that all EVs, wherever they are used, are a far-worse for the environment than oil-drinkers (see the usual suspects for more info).

Little and often

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I found some info on the web and it should be fun.:rolleyes: Hi, I found out where the battery tray bolt was, in the wheel arc?

Ford expands Smart Mobility projects with connected e-bike study

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Info Cycle experiment. Ford detailed the new experiment called Handle on Mobility at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Click to enlarge.

steam/ev hybrid

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Don''t know if it is posibble but would really like to get some info on it I''m new to the ev world but my idea was to eleminate the batteries.start with a vw beetle, put a 50 hp or more electric motor kit (sold for 3k to 7.5k).

Ford and Automatic Labs working together to support connected-car solutions

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The Automatic app can display detailed info about a week, such as drive distance and destinations. Click to enlarge. Speeding. Click to enlarge.

Big news: LEAF in the mid- 20s

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More info at NissanUSA. At 25% of the cost of a Tesla, we're no longer talking about a car for millionaires.

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.

Ford announces Smart Mobility plan; 25 initial projects

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Info Cycle, Palo Alto, California. At CES, Ford CEO Mark Fields announced “Ford Smart Mobility”—a plan to use innovation to take Ford to the next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and big data. Smart Mobility builds upon Ford’s Blueprint for Mobility ( earlier post ). —Mark Fields.

Volkswagen’s MEB for EVs: long electric range, open-platform, open-space, pricing for the volume market; “tablet on wheels”

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Earlier post.) The first production MEB vehicle, a version of the I.D. We want to be the first one to produce more than 1 million electric cars.

Nissan Hints at 4th EV in the Works

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Perhaps they test us to see if we can catch the info. Or perhaps they just don't have much info to release yet. Sometimes automakers try to sneak news on by us. Why? We don't exactly know. Perhaps they don't want the news to become widespread yet.

More details on BMW’s i3; electric and connected

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These include Driving Assistant Plus, Parking Assistant, a rear view camera and Speed Limit Info. Cutaway of the BMW i3. Click to enlarge.

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DIY Electric Car Wiki - A Tremendous Conversion Resource

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For those of you who don't know, we have an electric car conversion wiki which has tons of info for beginners and pros. Some of the members here will find this obvious but I've spoken with several people recently who had no idea that we have such a fantastic resource built up. Hey, it's all about the content, right? It's a fantastic thing.

Epic Electric Vehicles Unveils New Torq Roadster

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Not much info has been Epic Electric Vehicles is a little known company based in the U.S. that manufactures all sorts of electric modes of transport including boats, ATVs and now street-legal roadsters.

Volkswagen showcases inductive charging w/ “power lift”, autonomous and semi-autonomous capabilities & gesture control at CES

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e-Golf Intelligent Charge. e-Golf Intelligent Charge. Click to enlarge. Inductive charging with a power lift is also safe and easy. e-Station Guide.