2016 Los Angeles Auto Show green-car preview

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The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show gets underway this week, and a few notable green cars are expected to debut there. Los Angeles Auto Show new carsThe current popularity of crossover utility vehicles is evident in the numerous new or redesigned crossover models lined for the L.A. show. A smattering of other models will debut as well, but crossovers could very well represent the.

The Greatest Solar Powered Music Festival in World History! SUNSTOCK JUNE 18 Los Angeles

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Out of the darkness, comes the light! Be there and shine with us! Your Creative Greenius loves him some Cults. You KNOW I dig Kaki King… In fact, there has NEVER been a greater, more talented, more entertaining musical line up than Sunstock!

2018 Ford EcoSport unveiled at 2016 Los Angeles auto show

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Los Angeles Auto ShowLike most things at Ford that don't have GT or RS in their name these days, the new Ford EcoSport is about 90% hype and 10% car. Fortunately, underneath all that ad-speak, it's a cute little thing, with some cool features. If Ford can deliver it with the right driving experience, for the right price, those in the market for a fun and functional.

Bolloré launching BlueLA electric car sharing service in Los Angeles

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A little more than a year after the launch of BlueIndy, the all-electric car sharing service in Indianapolis ( earlier post ), the Bolloré is opening BlueLA electric car-sharing in Los Angeles, California. BlueLA will be available in the communities of Westlake, Pico Union, portions of Koreatown, areas north of the University of Southern California, and portions of Downtown Los Angeles.

KLM to operate biofuel flights out of Los Angeles

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a three-year contract for the supply of sustainable biofuel in Los Angeles. Los Angeles is the world’s second airport that has incorporated biofuel into its regular refueling process. SkyNRG supplies the sustainable biofuel, which is made from used cooking oil by AltAir Fuels in Los Angeles. KLM will purchase sustainable biofuel for all its flights at this airport for a period of three years.

Port of Los Angeles surpasses 2023 pollution reduction targets five years ahead of schedule; NOx down 60% from 2005

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Emissions of NO x , a key component of smog, at the Port of Los Angeles are down 60% compared to 2005 emissions levels. —Chris Cannon, Director of Environmental Management for the Port of Los Angeles.

EPA requires trucking companies to reduce air pollution near Los Angeles schools as part of emissions violation settlement

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As part of the settlement, the companies will spend $575,000 on air filtration systems at schools in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. EPA made the announcement at an event at Eastman Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles, Calif., EPA was joined by the California Air Resources Board, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, and the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Port of Los Angeles sets new record for highest monthly container volumes; 924,225 TEUs in November

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The Port of Los Angeles moved 924,225 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in November, the most containerized monthly cargo the Port has processed during its 110-year history. The previous record of 877,564 TEUs was set in November 2016. compared to the same period in 2016. The Port of Los Angeles is on track to be the first Western Hemisphere port to exceed 9 million TEUs in a calendar year. —Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka.

2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Car At Los Angeles Auto Show (Video)

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The 2016 Toyota Mirai, seen here in its production form, is the first-ever hydrogen fuel-cell car to be offered for sale by a major automaker. It goes on sale in Japan next month, and will arrive in North America in the second half of next year.

Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle News From Los Angeles Auto Show

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The biggest news in zero-emission vehicles at last month''s Los Angeles Auto Show was the formal introduction of the 2016 Toyota Mirai. 2016 Toyota Mirai The maker of the world''s highest-volume hybrid But several other companies made news in the hydrogen fuel-cell market as well. Here''s our brief roundup of the hydrogen stories we covered in LA.

Another tiny SUV? No AWD for 2018 Toyota C-HR subcompact crossover

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The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show was awash in crossover utility vehicles, including a new model from Toyota that stretches the definition of that category. Los Angeles Auto ShowThe 2018 Toyota C-HR features the high driving position of a crossover, but in a vehicle with decidedly car-like styling, and without an all-wheel drive option. Adding to the confusion, the.

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Jaguar I-Pace electric concept at LA Auto Show: video walkaround

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Los Angeles Auto Show Videos Future Cars plug-in cars I-PaceElectric vehicles are hardly a new concept any more, but they've largely been the province of Nissan and Tesla. Add another nameplate to that battery-powered mix.

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Jaguar i-Pace electric SUV concept breaks cover at LA Auto Show

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The latest to join the growing pool of pricey battery-electric sedans and crossover utilities is the Jaguar i-Pace, revealed tonight as a concept at a splashy event before the Los Angeles Auto Show. Los Angeles Auto Show Future Cars plug-in carsLuxury electric cars: seems like everyone's doing them, doesn't it?

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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: 124 miles of range, more motor power, LA Auto Show debut

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Later this morning, the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf will be unveiled at the second of two Los Angeles Auto Show media preview days. Los Angeles Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Along with the many updates made to other models in the 2017 Golf lineup, VW's electric car gets a 50-percent boost in battery capacity and a more powerful electric motor. The battery rises from 24.2 kilowatt-hours to 35.8.

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New 2017 Jeep Compass unveiled, replaces old Compass and Patriot too

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It was unveiled at the Goiana, Pernambuco, plant in Brazil—where it will be built—ahead of a more formal debut at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. Los Angeles Auto Show Brazil Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA The redesigned 2017 Jeep Compass will replace both the current Compass small crossover and the related Patriot.

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

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Announced last week at the 2016 Los. Los Angeles Auto Show Leasing plug-in cars Hyundai Ioniq ElectricThe 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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2017 Nissan Versa Note gets updates before LA Auto Show

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The 2017 Nissan Versa Note subcompact hatchback will appear at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show later this year with minor updates. Los Angeles Auto Show subcompactIntroduced to the U.S. as a 2014 model alongside the Versa sedan, the Note hatchback has never made as much of an impact here as it has in other markets. For 2017, the current-generation model will remain mostly.

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New 2017 Mini Countryman, including plug-in hybrid: 'biggest Mini yet'

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Los Angeles Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids MINI Countryman plug-in carsOver the past few years, Mini models have been getting bigger, to point where most aren't particularly "mini" anymore. That might seem to go against what the brand is supposed to be about, but parent company BMW is embracing it. The German automaker touts the 2017 Mini Countryman—the second-generation crossover from its British ward—as.

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Mazda diesel to arrive fall 2017, it says, in new CX-5 crossover

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Los Angeles Auto ShowThe 2017 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover is an entirely new design, Mazda says, although you might not see it at first glance. The small Japanese maker unveiled the new generation just four years after it launched the vehicle that now represents fully one-quarter of its global sales volume. But the company also confirmed a rumor first reported three.

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2017 Jeep Compass launched in LA, new small SUV for growing Jeep lineup

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Debuting at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2017 Jeep Compass. Los Angeles Auto Show Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Jeeps are no longer exclusively classic SUVs (and actually haven't been for a while now). Despite some grumbling from fans, the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) division has embraced crossovers with car-like features as it aims to fill every conceivable utility-vehicle niche.

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2017 Chevy Spark Activ: fake crossover jacks up minicar into SUV wannabe

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Los Angeles Auto Show General Motors Chevy subcompactGeneral Motors insists on calling its 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV a crossover utility vehicle. That's despite the fact that its award-winning 238-mile electric car isn't available with all-wheel drive, and has no more ground clearance than an average passenger car. But hey, if the Bolt EV can be an SUV, then why not the Chevy Spark subcompact hatchback.

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LA police to buy 100 BMW i3 electric cars for department use

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Last year, the Los Angeles Police Department took delivery of a BMW i3 electric car for testing. Los Angeles police California Police car plug-in cars fleetThe officers who drove the little electric hatchback liked it, apparently. After a few months of testing alongside a considerably more glamorous Tesla Model S, the LAPD has committed to an order for 100 of BMW's electric cars. DON'T MISS: LAPD Gets.

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BlueLA expands French electric-car sharing service to California

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Los Angeles California Car Sharing plug-in cars Bolloré BlueCar BlueIndy BlueLAFirst there was AutoLib, a French electric-car sharing service operated by the Bolloré Group. Then came BlueIndy, the first U.S. franchise of the service, which put the same BlueCars onto the streets of Indianapolis. Now Bolloré is expanding its car-sharing operations to a second U.S. city, one that may be much more in the public.

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2017 Mitsubishi Mirage: Styling, Trim, Suspension Updates At LA Auto Show

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The Mitsubishi Mirage minicar skipped the 2016 model year, but it will soon return with a handful of updates. Unveiled last week at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage is differentiated by new styling, some mechanical changes, and an upgraded interior.

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Chevy Bolt EV, 107-Mile Nissan Leaf Face Off At LA Drive Electric Week Event

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But yesterday Los Angeles managed to pull off a double-header: Its event brought together the first production versions of the new 107-mile 2016 Nissan Leaf and a running prototype of the upcoming 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. Los Angeles Drive Electric Week Chevrolet Bolt EVWe're now in the middle of National Drive Electric Week, the largest ever, with events planned for almost 200 cities.

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Jaguar i-Pace, 2018 Ford EcoSport, 2017 Nissan Leaf: Today's Car News

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Today, we have details on the Jaguar i-Pace electric SUV concept and 2018 Ford EcoSport from the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, as well as specs for the 2017 Nissan Leaf, which moves into the new model year mostly unchanged. The 2018 Ford EcoSport crossover is unveiled at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto show well.

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf preview

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Unveiled at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, the e-Golf gets similar styling and content changes to other models in 2017 Golf lineup. The 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf electric car gets a number of notable updates this year, including considerably increased range and a more powerful electric motor. Crucially, the electric version also gets a 50-percent. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Best Car To Buy 2017, LA Auto Show preview, VW criminal charges: Today's Car News

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Today, we name our Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2017, preview green cars for the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, and see why Volkswagen may have a difficult time settling pending criminal charges. All this and more on Green Car Reports. See how Vanderbilt University researchers made a working battery from scrap metal and household chemicals. Today in Car News

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VW BUDD-e electric microbus named “2016 Concept Truck of the Year”

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The Volkswagen BUDD-e battery-electric microbus concept ( earlier post ) has been named “2016 Concept Truck of the Year” at the 15 th Annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards. on 31 July 2016.

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Mazda to offer electric car in 2019, maybe with range extender?

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That's the gist of numerous of conversations between journalists and Mazda executives at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. Mazda may become the next automaker to commit to building an electric car, possibly one with a range-extending gasoline engine. Company officials said Mazda plans to launch an electric car in 2019, dangling hints that it may. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car Range Extending

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Preliminary survey results show 27% believe they will be using autonomous car by 2020, 49% a single mobility app

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A final sample size of n=2,320 was achieved across 23 cities between the 6-22 September 2016: London (109); Melbourne (100); Sydney (100); Singapore City (101); Austin (100); Los Angeles (100); New York (100); Philadelphia (100); Portland (100); San Francisco (100); Washington DC (100); Kuala Lumpur (100); Amsterdam (100); Milan (100); Paris (104); Madrid (100); Brussels (101); Montréal (100); Toronto (104); México City (100); Santiago (101); Lima (100) and Frankfurt (100).

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Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV debuts in LA: get the latest details here

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We’ve been waiting a long time to see the Alfa Romeo Stelvio but after years of setbacks and delays, it has finally been revealed at the Los Angeles M.

VW diesel settlement, 2017 Mini Countryman, Lucid Motors: Today's Car News

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Today, the Volkswagen diesel settlement for 2.0-liter cars receives final approval, the 2017 Mini Countryman crossover appears ahead of the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, and Atieva changes its name to Lucid Motors, but continues with plans for a sporty electric car.

2017 VW e-Golf, Tesla software update, FCA diesel lawsuit: Today's Car News

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Today, the updated 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf electric car debuts at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, Elon Musk promises a software update for the Tesla Model S P100D that will make it quicker, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and engine supplier Cummins face a lawsuit over Dodge Ram diesel pickup-truck emissions.

London to phase out diesel buses; all new single deckers for central London to be zero emission

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Eleven other major cities—including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Cape Town—have already responded to the call and agreed to begin moves to phase out their procurement of pure diesel buses by the end of 2020. The Los Angeles Mayor’s Office gave a statement at the event that the city was committing to make zero-emissions buses 20% of their fleet purchases in 2017.

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New Flyer adds 2016 Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero engine to Xcelsior bus lineup; debuting in LA

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the largest heavy-duty transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, is adding the 2016 Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero engine ( earlier post ) to its Xcelsior bus family. New Flyer is the first transit manufacturer to offer the industry’s cleanest certified engine and will deliver the first original OEM installation of a the engine in the third quarter of 2016. Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc.,

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Tesla 100D versions, Faraday Future crossover, CAFE fight: Today's Car News

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Today, Tesla launches longer-range 100D versions of the Model S and Model X, a vehicle that could be Faraday Future's first production electric car appears in Los Angeles, and automakers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) scuffle over Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla. Today in Car News

GM expands Maven carsharing to Denver, LA and San Francisco

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Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, is expanding to the western United States, adding the Denver, Los Angeles and San Francisco markets. In 10 months, Maven has launched three products and has grown to 13 US cities: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; Jersey City, New Jersey; New York City; Orlando, Florida; San Diego; San Francisco; and Washington, D.C.

Faraday Future factory, 2017 Jeep Compass, CA electric-car sales surge: Today's Car News

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Today, Faraday Future halts work on its Nevada electric-car factory, the 2017 Jeep Compass debuts at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, and 250,000 plug-in cars are expected to be sold in California this month. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Faraday Future recently halted work on its Nevada factory, and says it will resume in early 2017. Today in Car News

2017 Karma Revero (nee Fisker) launch: updates, new infotainment

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The 2017 Karma Revero (nee Fisker Karma) was formally unveiled to the public and to Fisker owners tonight at an event in the canyons of Laguna Beach, south of Los Angeles. Executives of the company formed from the bankrupt wreckage of Fisker Automotive pledged that they've fixed the car's 2012 problems, while maintaining the striking design that. Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Fisker Automotive Karma Revero

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MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid on sale in June 2017

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All three of the new MINI Countryman variants will make their World Premiere at the Los Angeles International Auto Show at a press conference on 16 November.

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2016 Chevrolet Volt: Celebrities Come Out For LA Launch Party

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By this point, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt launch at this week''s Detroit Auto Show may feel like old news to followers of GM''s plug-in hybrid compact hatchback. The evening of the same day that GM CEO Mary Barra showed the 2016 Volt, it was revealed to a different crowd as well: Los Angeles celebrities. DON''T MISS: 2016 Chevrolet Volt: 50-Mile Range

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