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California utility SCE offers $450 rebate for new and used electric cars

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California already offers generous incentives to get consumers into electric vehicles, but now the electric utility Southern California Edison has joined in. SCE has announced what it calls the Clean Fuel Rewards Program to offer a $450 purchase rebate for battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle owners. The utility company isn't limiting the. rebates California incentives Used Cars Southern California Edison electric utilities plug-in cars

2017 29

Government of Canada to develop a national Zero-Emissions Vehicle strategy by 2018

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The Government of Canada is moving forward with provincial and territorial partners, industry and stakeholders, to develop a national strategy to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVS)—battery electric, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles—on Canadian roads by 2018. Transportation accounts for about 24% of Canada’s emissions, mostly from cars and trucks.

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Subaru plans for all-electric versions of existing model lines

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It's now clear that every automaker, no matter how large or small, will have to develop and sell battery-electric vehicles by 2020 to 2025. Companies like GM and Volkswagen, which each make 10 million cars a year, can afford the breathtaking costs of developing expertise and engineering cars with entirely different powertrains. For smaller. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Subaru XV

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Infineon launches €106M “Productive4.0” research project; largest European research effort to date in Industry 4.0

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“ Productive4.0 ”, the largest European research initiative to date in the field of Industry 4.0, was launched at Infineon Technologies in Dresden. Coordinated by Infineon Technologies AG, more than 100 partners from 19 European countries will work on digitizing and networking industry.

2017 24

Tesla u-Turn on free Supercharger access

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There were murmurings of unrest among the cult of Tesla late last year when the company announced it would be ceasing free access to its Supercharger

2017 19

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Renault, Qualcomm show off electric-car road charging at 60 mph

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It's long been an inspiring futuristic concept: electric cars that can recharge continuously at speed, driving along roadways with built-in inductive charging. Think a modern-day version of slot cars, but at 1:1 scale. Now French automaker Renault has demonstrated a prototype of just such a system, briefly recharging one of its electric cars at 60. Renault Kangoo charging Wireless charging Inductive Charging

2017 26

German electric-car industry centers in 'Silicon Saxony'

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Silicon Valley seems to grab many of the tech headlines in the United States, especially when it comes to autonomous vehicles, cars that plug in, and the future of transportation. Electric-car maker Tesla has undeniably contributed to Silicon Valley's automotive chops, but other makers are working to ensure they aren't left behind as software. Mercedes-Benz Daimler Electric Car plug-in cars

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Chevy Bolt EV costs $28,700 to build, Tesla Model 3 a bit higher: analysis

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The costs and prices of electric cars are endlessly debated, not only among owners and advocates but within the industry itself. The cost per kilowatt-hour of electric-car batteries is closely held, with a few notable exceptions. One of those was the statement by GM product chief Mark Reuss that the company pays $145 per kilowatt-hour for the. Chevy battery pack costs plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla Model 3

2017 26

Soaring growth of solar power demonstrated in one chart

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Sometimes a picture is truly worth a thousand words. In the case of the rapidly rising rate of solar generation for electricity, numerous forecasts by internationally respected bodies have proven woefully conservative. The image in the tweet below, created by Auke Hoestra at the Technical University of Eindhoven, in The Netherlands, shows it. electric utilities Netherlands renewable energy solar clean energy wind energy

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Tritium trials Veefil 50 kW fast chargers in China in joint venture with Oxford University Innovation

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Australia-based Tritium , a developer of infrastructure solutions for the EV market, has started trials of its Veefil-RT 50kW DC charger in China, a market currently experiencing stronger growth in EV sales than the US or Europe. Tritium is developing its strategy in China in collaboration with the Hong Kong office of Oxford University Innovation (Hong Kong), which facilitates international technology transfers between the rest of the world and Asia.

2017 21

Swiss team concludes that particulate filters should be mandatory for GDI engines

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Based on a three-year study of toxic and environmentally relevant pollutants from gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines, Swiss researchers have concluded that some GDI engines emit just as many soot particles as unfiltered diesel cars did in the past.

2017 19

DC fast charging for electric cars: what's here, what's coming, what's hype?

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Drivers who want to use their electric cars for trips beyond a radius from their home charging site rely on DC fast-charging sites. Now Charged magazine has written a comprehensive guide to the current state and future of DC charging. Today, most publicly available chargers using the CHAdeMO and CCS standards have an output of 50 kilowatts or. ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging eVgo charging network Combined Charging Standard (CCS

2017 19

U.S. planning to sue Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions: report

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The U.S. Justice Department may be planning to file a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler over allegations that the engines in its light-duty diesel trucks included equipment to defeat Environmental Protection Agency emissions tests. A report from Bloomberg last week cites unnamed sources who were briefed on the forthcoming suit. The equipment in. emissions EPA EcoDiesel Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2017 18

Fresno County unveils countywide solar-powered EV charging program using Envision Solar’s EV ARC

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The Fresno County Rural Transit Agency (FCRTA), San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD), the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the California Energy Commission (CEC) and CALSTART unveiled a program providing the Envision Solar EV ARC solar-powered electric vehicle charging stations in 13 rural incorporated cities throughout Fresno County.

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WorldAutoSteel release v6 of Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines

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WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, has published a major update to Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines (AHSS Guidelines), Version 6.0. AHSS Guidelines Version 6.0 is a leading resource of technical best practices on the market today for the forming and joining of the newest steels. WorldAutoSteel offers the AHSS Guidelines 6.0 free-of-charge to the global automotive community.

2017 16

Nissan electric SUV to be shown as concept car this year

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The 2018 Nissan Leaf may be the brand's next electric vehicle to soak up attention, but several reports have indicated that Nissan plans to flesh out its lineup with an electric crossover. That all-electric SUV will likely be previewed with a Vmotion 3.0 concept, which will follow the Vmotion 2.0 sedan concept shown at this year's Detroit auto. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

HZB team devises new Ti4O7 cathode material for Lithium-sulfur batteries

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2017 17

Toyota, Honda, Nissan, other Japan firms to fund hydrogen fueling

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Earlier this year in Europe, 13 companies joined forces to create the Hydrogen Council, a global initiative to discuss and promote the use of hydrogen as a renewable source of energy. In the United States, GM and Honda have partnered up to build a production plant in Michigan that will roll out next-generation propulsion systems for fuel-cell. Japan hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

UBS study predicts electric-car cost parity in Europe could arrive by 2018

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With the prospect of multiple long-range electric cars hitting the market over the next few years, the prediction market is in full swing. Battery costs have fallen faster than predicted eight years ago, and virtually every carmaker plans to introduce at least one battery-electric vehicle with 200 miles of range or more. The Chevrolet Bolt EV. Europe costs plug-in cars Prices ownership costs

2017 14

New Mini E, GM electric-car goal, 2018 Leaf, Clarity lineup, diesel emission study: The Week in Reverse

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Why won't the EPA target California's waiver to set its own emission rules—yet—according to one source? How bad are the real-world NOx emissions from diesel passenger vehicles and heavy trucks? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, May 19, 2017. Friday. The Week In Reverse

2017 15

ABI Research forecasts global automotive LiDAR revenues to near US$13B by 2027

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Many established vendors and innovative startups are positioning solid-state light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technologies as a cost-effective means to industrialize reliable obstacle detection and simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) in autonomous vehicles. ABI Research expects solutions to come to market beginning in 2019, with the market value nearing US$13 billion by 2027.

2017 13

Video shoot shows Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV in production form

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The British luxury brand Jaguar, far smaller than any of its three German competitors, may be looking to steal a march on all of them. While Audi revealed a concept version of its forthcoming e-tron all-electric SUV 18 months ago, and Mercedes-Benz followed with its EQ Concept last September, the Jaguar I-Pace concept was the surprise hit of. Advertising Videos plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Monaco

GM fuel-cell chief talks about military truck, Honda deal to build hydrogen powertrains

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Innovation has no secret for GM and after tapping into hybrid and electric engine technologies, fuel-cell is its next target. In an interview with Trucks.com, GM’s global fuel-cell business director Charles Freese seemed confident that hydrogen will become a next big step in transportation. General Motors has been involved in fuel-cell. General Motors GM hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell U.S.

2017 11

Tesla extends free Supercharger use to all current owners

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Tesla has bestowed upon its current owners a sought-after perk previously reserved for early adopters: free Supercharging. Last year, Tesla announced it would begin charging for Supercharger station use for buyers of its electric cars after a certain date—but now it appears to have walked back that policy. Instead, it has extended free. plug-in cars Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger

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Top five convertibles for summer 2017

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With the seemingly endless grim winter weather behind us, the sun is finally shining and the sky has transformed from its default grey to the much pre

2017 15

South's good ol' boy drag racers whupped by Tesla, not happy about it

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For as long as there have been automobiles, drivers have had the itch to go faster than the guy in the next car. Throughout decades we've seen horsepower wars waged between giant, large displacement V-8 engines and even 4-cylinder engines with plenty of forced induction.

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Top five fastest cars to lap Nurburgring … that you can lease

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With our guest columnist Alisdair Suttie recently asking why car companies devote so much of their effort telling us how quickly their latest car made

2017 13

Tesla Model 3 acceleration found in chart on Model S advantages

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Electric-car maker Tesla doesn't announce models in the usual fashion. It trickles out bits and pieces of information, often in the form of tweets from CEO Elon Musk, punctuated by occasional large flashy debut events for owners and investors at which a vehicle is revealed. That's the pattern followed by the upcoming Tesla Model 3, which the. Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla Model 3

Tesla Supercharging: happy days are here again (charge rate unchanged, still free for me)

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Last week, I was in a bit of a Tesla funk. That’s not normal; my four-plus years of Tesla Model S ownership have been a mostly giddy ride, with the few bumps minor and temporary. But last week I was facing the prospect of two long-term permanent downgrades to my personal Tesla World, both related to Supercharging. DON'T MISS: Life with Tesla. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger

Consumer Reports restores some points to Tesla electric cars for automatic braking

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Tesla had long been a darling of Consumer Reports magazine since the time the Model S electric car was first revealed, and it consistently scored well in the magazine's tests. However, when Tesla pulled its automatic emergency braking feature when it switched to all-new vehicle sensors and AutoPilot active-safety software—called Hardware. Consumer Reports plug-in cars active safety

General Election 2017: Fleet industry’s six-point plan for next government

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The General Election is only a few weeks away (8 June), but whichever party secures a majority, it will have a job on its hands to drive down emission

2017 10

Ecotricity latest company to change EV charging policy

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Hot on the heels of Tesla’s u-Turn on charging new owners for use of its Supercharger network, Ecotricity has announced that it will be scrapping its

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Daimler receives Porsche Prize for diesel aftertreatment system in OM 654

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INFINITI selects 9 Internet of Things (IoT) and smart city startups for INFINITI LAB program in Canada

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INFINITI LAB Toronto, an Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities accelerator program from premium car brand INFINITI, announced the nine startups that will participate in the inaugural four-week accelerator program in Toronto. The nine participating startups have raised $2.7