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EU starts legal action against Germany, UK for failing to act on diesel emissions

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The Volkswagen diesel scandal has led to numerous lawsuits against the German automaker in multiple countries. But now regulatory agencies in European countries have become caught up in the legal fallout from VW's emissions cheating. The European Union began legal action Thursday against Germany, the U.K., and five other nations. DON'T MISS: Every.

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Hyundai Motor accelerating development of its connected car operating system

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Hyundai Motor is accelerating development of its advanced ccOS (connected car Operating System), the core platform technology for its future connected cars. The software will optimize the high-speed transmission and reception of data within the vehicle to support increasingly complex features that will lead the connected car market.

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Lucid electric 'executive sedan': 100-kwh battery, 1,000-hp motor

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From small startups to major established automakers, many companies have Tesla Motors in their sights. But Lucid Motors—the California-based startup formerly known as Atieva—may have the biggest guns in its arsenal of any of Tesla's would-be rivals. The company plans to unveil its previously-teased electric "executive sedan" December.

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Weekly round-up: Apple’s autonomous intentions, vivacious Vignale, E-Class All-Terrain, and leasing for less than £100

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With the slow wind-down for Christmas underway, the team at ContractHireAndLeasing.com are rehearsing for our annual nativity play. And by ‘rehearsing.

GM Europe exec sees 10 to 15 percent electric cars by 2030

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The 238-mile 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car should begin deliveries in the coming weeks.

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5 African nations push for cleaner diesel fuel from European suppliers

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African nations have a very specific problem when it comes to dealing with emissions from diesel vehicles. Because of lax emissions standards, traders import fuel to these countries that is too dirty for sale elsewhere. But now a handful of African nations are taking a stand against this. DON'T MISS: Why Africa gets filthiest diesel fuel: little.

UMTRI: average US new vehicle fuel economy in November unchanged from October

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in November was 24.9 mpg (9.44 The value for November 2016 is up by 4.8

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Chevrolet Cruze Diesel prices released, from $24,670 up

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Several automakers have backed away from diesels in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal. But General Motors is moving ahead with the launch of its Chevrolet Cruze Diesel compact. The 2017 Cruze diesel sedan will go on sale early next year, with a hatchback model following later in the calendar year as a 2018 model. DON'T MISS: Chevy.

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Honeywell Transportation Systems Forecast: turbocharged vehicles to account for 48% of annual global sales by 2021; electric boosting emerges

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In these regions, a typical powertrain is a three- or four-cylinder engine with a displacement size between 1.2 liters and 1.7 liters. million in 2016.

Cummins Westport ISB6.7 G midrange natural gas engine now in full production

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Cummins Westport’s ISB6.7 G, a 6.7 The 6.7 The ISB6.7 G is based on the Cummins ISB6.7 —Rob Neitzke, President of CWI.

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smart introducing new mobility service in Europe: “smart ready to rent”

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Following “smart ready to park+” and “smart ready to drop”, “smart ready to rent” is the next mobility service from Daimler’s smart brand intended to make urban life easier and meet the mobility requirements of town-dwellers. The new rental scheme starts from early December in several German and French cities. Brief

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Hydrogen from sunlight, but as a dark reaction; time-delayed photocatalytic H2 production

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A team at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Germany, and collaborators at ETH Zurich and the University of Cambridge, have developed a system that enables time-delayed photocatalytic hydrogen generation—essentially, an artificial photosynthesis system that can operate in the dark. —Lau et al. Resources. Lau, V. W.-h.,

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Dongfeng Honda to invest US$436M and build 3rd plant in China; accommodation for electrified vehicles

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Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Ltd., a Honda automobile production and sales joint venture in China, plans to build a third automobile production plant to meet increasing demand from the continuously growing automobile market in China. Dongfeng Honda plans to build the third plant on a 1.2 Ltd., an export automobile production plant. Brief

JISEA: nuclear-renewable hybrid energy systems can reduce GHG from industry, produce fuels and support the power system

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However, the economic feasibility of these systems may depend on future natural gas prices, electricity market structures, and clean energy incentives. Energy and materials flows among energy production and delivery systems are dynamically integrated so that the production rate of each product can be varied.