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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car to enter production in October

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After unveiling the production version of the 200-mile electric car at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show back in January, GM said the Bolt EV would begin rolling off assembly lines before the end of the year. Manufacturing General Motors Production plug-in carsThe Bolt EV has been in pilot.

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2017 Chevy Bolt EV pre-production cars now being built (video)

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But it appears that the makers of a different affordable 200-mile electric car wanted to point out that their car will actually precede the Model 3 into production by at least a year. Chevy said today that pre-production units of its 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

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Audi starts 7-speed transmission production in China

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Due to the modular production set-up, the company can double the plant’s capacity in a later phase. The transmission production in Tianjin marks a milestone in our localization strategy. The start of production in Tianjin marks the completion of the second phase of Volkswagen ATJ. —Joachim Wedler, President of Audi China.

2016 35

BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Coupe Production Will Double To Meet Demand

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While the partially electric i8 hasn''t been on sale for even a year, the Bavarian carmaker has already hinted at a production increase. Green Plug-In Hybrids Production plug-in cars Given its attractive looks, it''s not surprising that the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid coupe has proven popular with buyers who can afford its six-figure price.

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GKN Driveline develops new e-drive system for PHEVs; starts production on global platform in 2019

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The system will start production in 2019 on a global platform from a European vehicle manufacturer. lbs) lighter than comparable systems.

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NREL process boosts production of ethanol from algae

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The process, dubbed Combined Algal Processing (CAP), is detailed in an open-access paper in the journal Algal Research. Source: Dong et al. Resources.

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Men may avoid green products because they seem feminine: hypothesis

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Those tasked with selling electric cars and other products friendly to the environment must confront multiple obstacles as they try to win over often-skeptical consumers. But could public reticence to adopt green products be influenced by more than just. car buying surveys Study plug-in cars

2016 21

Former GM Product Czar Bob Lutz Asks: Is Tesla Doomed?

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Former General Motors product czar Bob Lutz, now retired for a few years, is largely respected within the auto industry. He stopped flying his MIG fighter jet when he turned 80, as the story goes, but he remains a larger-than-life persona in an industry with fewer and fewer of them. Bob Lutz Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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

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—which most protozoan grazers of microalgae may not tolerate—without losing lipid productivity. Satoh et al. This suggests that P.

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Hyundai first to start mass production of fuel cell vehicles

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Hyundai fuel cell hydrogen productionBased on the ix35 compact SUV, the new fuel cell model will be leased to fleets across Europe with [.].

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Tesla To Add Production Capacity For 35,000 More Electric Cars

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million on the purchase of $415 million of new manufacturing equipment, says SFGate--and would allow Tesla to expand annual production by 35,000

HyperSolar Nears Voltage Needed For Solar Hydrogen Production

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What's so magical about 1.5 volts, you may ask? hydrogen research hydrogen fuel cell renewable energy solar

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Japan wants Fukushima to be major hydrogen production center

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Japan's Fukushima prefecture was the site of one of the worst nuclear disasters in recent years, but the Japanese government has ambitious plans for the region. Fukushima's name is now associated with the nuclear power plant suffered a major malfunction as a result of damage from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan. Now the.

2016 38

Honda stops Insight production

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Honda is to cease production of its Insight model according to Bloomberg, this morning. Honda Editor Pick

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Production Electric Car Unveiled At CES

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Chevrolet unveiled the Bolt electric vehicle as a concept car at last year's Detroit Auto Show and today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas it showed the production version. Green

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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Nissan e-NV200 Electric Minivan Production Starts In Spain (VIDEO)

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Nissan officially started production of its second electric vehicle, the Nissan e-NV200 small van, at its assembly plant in Barcelona, Spain.

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2016 Nissan Leaf, Tesla Sales, Hydrogen Production: Today's Car News

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Today, a report that the 2016 Nissan Leaf could arrive in August with a 100-mile range, Tesla's quarterly sales results, and a company that believes it's close to commercially-viable solar hydrogen production. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We've updated our June plug-in electric car sales report with additional information.

2015 41

Tesla Acquires Michigan Tool & Die Maker To Boost Electric-Car Production

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As it seeks to expand its electric-car production, Tesla Motors may also be attempting to bring more of that process in-house. Manufacturing parts suppliers Production Tesla Motors plug-in cars gigafactoryThis week, Tesla confirmed that it has acquired Riviera Tool, a tool-and-die.

2015 21

Electric Reanult Kangoo begins series production

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The first of four electric models from Renault enters series production this week in the presence of Éric Besson, French Minister for Industry, Energy and the Digital Economy, and Carlos Ghosn CEO of Renault-Nissan Group, at the firm’s Maubeuge production facility. Electric cars Renault electric car France production range

Global biofuels productions hits all-time high

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It appears that biofuels are more popular than ever after global production leapt by 17 per cent during 2010 and reached an all-time high of 105billion litres. Biofuels Green cars Latest news biodiesel production Brazil ethanol ethanol production road transportation sugarcane U.S.A

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

US Navy demos recovery of CO2 and production of H2 from seawater, with conversion to liquid fuel; “Fuel from Seawater”

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The energy required to obtain these feedstocks from the ocean is primarily for the production of hydrogen; the carbon dioxide is a “free” byproduct.

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DOE awarding up to $11.3M to 3 projects under MEGA-BIO for biomass-to-hydrocarbon fuels, products

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million to three projects under MEGA-BIO: Bioproducts to Enable Biofuels ( earlier post ) that support the development of biomass-to-hydrocarbon biofuels conversion pathways that can produce variable amounts of fuels and/or products based on external factors, such as market demand. The US Department of Energy (DOE) will award up to $11.3

2016 41

Tesla Factory Retooling Completed Ahead Of Planned Production Boost

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Tesla Motors has now completed upgrades to its Fremont, California, plant ahead of an expected production increase. The electric car-maker shut down the factory for two weeks in late summer to complete modifications to handle the addition of the all-wheel drive Dual Motor Model S. The company says the added capacity also helps it accommodat

Audi’s production electric e-tron quattro may set a new standard for vehicle handling; advanced vehicle dynamics control

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He also observed, in a conversation on the eve of the LAAS, that if an automaker can launch a defining product, the game changes. 2014). Print.

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Toyota To Start Fuel Cell Vehicle Production In December

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Toyota''s hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will go into production ahead of schedule, with production planned for mid-December 2014. Sales will also begin "by the end of the year" reports Japan Times (via Autoblog), ahead of Toyota''s original on-sale date some time in 2015.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Production Car Spied Before 2016 CES Reveal

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The long-awaited, pure electric descendant of GM's EV1--and a cousin of the new Chevrolet Volt, or at least a close-sounding relative--the Bolt will go into production next year with an anticipated all-electric driving range of 200 miles. These are the first photos of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car.

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Stanford team develops new low-voltage single-catalyst water splitter for hydrogen production

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Catalysts Hydrogen Hydrogen ProductionHowever, the price and scarcity of these noble metals present barriers for their scale-up deployment.

2015 20

Bolt EV Powertrain: How Did GM And LG Collaborate On Design, Production?

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In last fall's runup to the launch of the production 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV 200-mile electric car, GM discussed working together with Korean corporate giant LG on the Bolt's development. Mark Reuss, GM’s head of global product development said in October that the company's partnership with LG Chem was "unprecedented."

2016 41

Will Tesla Model 3 Electric Car Hit 2017 Production Date?

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But the company has never managed to get a car into volume production on the date it first announced. Electric-car maker Tesla Motors has done many remarkable things in its short decade of existence--including a few the auto industry viewed as impossible. That applied to its Roadster, the Model S sedan, and the Model X electric SUV.

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Nissan begins production of its second BEV; e-NV200 in Barcelona

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Nissan has started the production of its second all-electric vehicle—the e-NV200—which will be available as both a passenger vehicle and light commercial van. The Nissan plant in Barcelona will be the global production site for this vehicle, which will be available as a light commercial van, passenger vehicle and electric taxi.

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JBEI scientists use CO2 to control toxicity of ionic liquids in biomass pretreatment; lowering production costs

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Their study, published RSC journal Energy & Environmental Science , addresses a significant obstacle to expanding the market for biofuels: lowering the cost of production. Pretreatment is the most expensive part of the biofuels production process. —Seema Singh, director of Biomass Pretreatment at JBEI, and corresponding author.

2016 32

Albemarle signs definitive agreement to acquire lithium salts production assets in Asia

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The transaction includes manufacturing assets located in both Jiangxi and Sichuan, China focused on the production of battery-grade lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide. Jiangli New Materials currently tolls lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate for Albemarle utilizing spodumene from Albemarle’s Talison joint venture in Australia. Brie

2016 29

Toyota production buoyed by hybrid demand

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Toyota’s UK production is soaring, thanks to rising demand for hybrid vehicles. By 2012, the firm’s UK pro[.]. Hybrid cars Toyota

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DOE seeking feedback on findings of hydrogen production and delivery workshops

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The purpose of the workshop was to share information and identify the RD&D needs to enable low-cost, effective delivery of hydrogen from centralized production facilities to the point of use (e.g., The second workshop also was held at NREL 27-28 February 2014, and focused on electrolytic hydrogen production. Pre-commercial. Pipeline.

2014 21

Ballard and Toyota Tsusho sign distribution agreement for fuel cell products in Japan

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Under the agreement, TTC will act as a distributor of Ballard-powered fuel cell products in Japan. We envision a number of interesting potential applications for Ballard fuel cell products including material handling, heavy-duty motive, continuous power and backup power in addition to powering a range of vehicles. Brief

2016 27

Production of BYD-Daimler DENZA EV begins in China

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The production line follows Daimler’s proven production management system. Click to enlarge. BDNT), in Shenzhen. With a 47.5

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Tesla now building 2,000 electric cars a week, it says

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As with any auto manufacturer, the vehicle production rate at Tesla Motors is intensely scrutinized by shareholders, fans, financial analysts, and competitors. Production assembly Tesla MotorsDue to the challenges of.

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2017 Karma: same range, new battery, display updates, low production

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Karma Automotive intends to place its namesake plug-in hybrid luxury sedan back into production before the end of the year. As well as adopting a new name, the company formerly known as Fisker Automotive is working on setting up its own factory in Costa Mesa, California. But what will the cars coming out of that factory be like?