3D printed car: The future of the automotive industry

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Future Volvo electric car to be built in China

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The announcement was made last week at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. China Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Shanghai Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Finally joining the bandwagon, Swedish manufacturer Volvo has confirmed that it will introduce its first all-electric vehicle to the market in 2019. That proved to be an appropriate stage, as the Chinese-owned maker plans on having the model produced in China. DON’T MISS.

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TomTom, Elektrobit and TISA commit to the future of OpenLR standard for dynamic location referencing

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Association to secure the future of the royalty-free, OpenLR standard for dynamic location referencing. It will also play an important role in the exchange of local information between different partners, and for future automated driving applications. TomTom, Elektrobit Automotive GmbH and the Traveller Information Services Association (TISA) have founded the Open-LR e.V.

2017 29

Jaguar Land Rover owner may rescue electric-car maker Faraday Future: report

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Most reports on startup electric-car maker Faraday Future tend to describe it as "struggling," and that may be an understatement. It halted work at its Nevada-based production facility in 2016; the startup company's main backer, China's LeEco, acknowledged this past May it was experiencing financial problems; and Faraday Future has been clamoring. China Tata Jaguar Land Rover Investment Startups Faraday Future

Faraday Future FF 91 electric car to cost almost $300,000?

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At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, Faraday Future released a number of details about the FF 91, its first production electric car. plug-in cars Faraday Future FF 91It quoted a range of 378 miles, courtesy of a 130-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. It also cited a power output of 1,050 horsepower, enabling the FF 91 to reach 60 mph from a standstill in less than 2.4.

Faraday Future unveils FF 91, its first production electric car; deposits open, no price given

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Faraday Future unveiled its FF 91 electric car on the sidelines of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. As an upright crossover, it appears to be designed to rival the Tesla Model X—and perhaps the future. Autonomous cars CES Consumer Electronics Show Faraday Future FF 91The battery-powered 1,050-horsepower vehicle is intended to rival (or perhaps best) anything Tesla Motors may have up its sleeve.

Parker Project demonstrates cross-brand V2G in Denmark; more tests of grid services slated

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With the demonstrations kicked off in the second half of 2017, the project has now demonstrated that the vehicles are operational and able to deliver services across brands. We do expect EVs and PHEVs as social infrastructure will become more indispensable than ever before in the near future.

Argonne team develops new fluorinated sulfone electrolytes for high-voltage, high-energy Li-ion batteries

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Our future research will be focused on further tailoring the graphite/electrolyte interface by appropriate additives or co-solvent and scrutinize the mechanism of the superior cell performance at high voltages.

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Renault Samsung Motors boosts range of new SM3 Z.E. by 57% to 233 km

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electric vehicle at the Daegu International Future Auto Expo in South Korea. Renault Samsung Motors this morning unveiled the new SM3 Z.E. The SM3 Z.E., which first appeared in 2013, has had it range increased by 57% up to 233 km (145 miles) (based on the Korean approval cycle).

Volvo to electrify all cars from 2019: 'end of internal-combustion engine alone'

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To be clear, this is not the immediate end of the internal-combustion engine for Volvo: its electrified future. Geely Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) 48-Volt mild hybrid

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155 businesses and industry groups send letter of support for California LCFS in current and possibly more stringent future forms

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As California policymakers consider options to extend the state’s landmark climate change laws to 2030 and beyond, 155 businesses and industry groups sent a letter to California Governor Jerry Brown, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León, and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon in support of the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)—in its current form and also in its potentially more stringent future state.

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Geely acquiring flying car startup Terrafugia

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The support that Geely has pledged to make Terrafugia’s vision of a flying car a commercial reality is unprecedented, and I assume this role with full of confidence for the future, with our first priority being the expansion of the company’s R&D capabilities.

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Why Faraday Future's luxury electric car is named FF 91

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Faraday Future unveiled its FF 91 electric car at a special event held during the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. plug-in cars Startups Faraday Future FF 91It's a crossover-utility vehicle with a claimed 1,050 horsepower and 378-mile range, the latter courtesy of a 130-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. Aside from those ambitious performance claims, the FF 91.

Is China making U.S. irrelevant to the future of automobiles?

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The first automobile was invented in Germany in 1885 by Karl Benz, but it was the U.S. that led the building of the global 20th-century automobile industry. Through the turn of the current century, the U.S. new-vehicle market was the world's largest, and General Motors was for decades the world's largest car company. Neither of those is still the. China government plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) regulation new energy vehicles

Why BMW uses Tesla electric cars to scare its staff into the future

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When Tesla arrived on the scene 10 years ago, no major automaker took it very seriously—let alone thought it would cause the disruption it has in the market for luxury cars. At the same time, BMW, once the harbinger of performance and luxury, worries that it may be falling behind when it comes to electric vehicles and technology innovation. Competition Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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Embark, Frigidaire, and Ryder partner to pilot Level 2 automated driving technology for Class 8 trucks

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While the Embark truck currently uses a Level 2 system operated by a properly licensed driver, this represents an important step toward a future in which fully autonomous trucks will safely navigate the highway.

California plans for its post-fossil-fuel future in electricity, cars

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California is now preparing for a future in which. For 50 years, the state of California has led the United States when it comes to renewable energy and electric cars. The state features many programs to incentivize electric-car ownership, and 29 percent of the state's 2016 energy production came from solar, wind, and other renewable power sources. emissions California electricity costs renewable energy solar wind energy

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GM, Ford R&D execs stress importance of improved, advanced fuels for future engine efficiency gains, GHG goals

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Brooks ticked off the requirements for future fuels in his talk: High knock resistance with high sensitivity. By contrast, however, a 2017 Tesla Model S AWD 90D carries a WTW CO 2 e intensity (US average) of 190 g/mile.

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Volkswagen's 5 electric cars start in 2019: what we know so far

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As Volkswagen works to look toward the future, following its damaging diesel deceit, electric cars and plug-in vehicles will be front and center in its product publicity. The German automaker has already hinted at its future electric cars with a handful of concepts, but its first high-volume electric cars won't arrive until 2019. China Future Cars VW Group plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots: our question on electric car update

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Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) youtubeIt's the long-missing member of the trio, the last of three affordable electric cars with 200-plus miles of range expected to go into production this year. But until now, we've heard almost nothing about the 2018 Nissan Leaf.

Honda introduces “Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem” at CES 2017; Honda Riding Assist, NeuV concept w/ AI emotion engine

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Honda unveiled its Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem concept at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, connecting artificial intelligence, robotics and big data to transform the mobility experience of the future.

2017 26

All-electric Kia Niro EV to come in 2018, says Kia exec

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But while the 2017. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Hyundai Ioniq ElectricSouth Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia often share the underpinnings of their vehicles, though there's no "badge engineering" and the two brands compete in the marketplace. The recent Kia Niro hybrid wagon and the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid hatchback, for instance, share the same powertrain, platform, and other hidden components.

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Army Research Lab discovers aluminum nanomaterial rapidly splits water on contact

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Because the nanomaterial powder has the potential to be 3-D printed, researchers envision future air and ground robots that can feed off of their very structures and self-destruct after mission completion.

2017 46

Genesis to offer high-end electric luxury coupe; so long, V-8

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Hyundai's Genesis luxury brand, while taking a couple pages from Lexus for its launch strategy, may be following a similar path to Tesla for a future sport coupe. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Tesla has made an unexpected success out of its pioneering luxury electric vehicles, which offer a healthy dose of performance for good measure.

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2022 Toyota electric car to use solid-state batteries for faster fast charging: report

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Batteries Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) solid-state cellToyota has long been the laggard on battery-electric cars, claiming they're only suitable for shorter trips and promoting hydrogen fuel cells as the best zero-emission vehicle technology. Pushed by China and its increasingly tough emission rules, the company reluctantly committed to building all-electric cars by 2020. Now a report suggests that.

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2017 Kia Niro preview

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The 2017 Kia Niro is the first dedicated hybrid model from the Korean carmaker. Unlike the Toyota Prius or the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq from its sister company, the Niro takes the form of a crossover utility vehicle, rather than a hatchback. Future CarsThat makes the Niro—which debuted in February at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show—the first of its kind.

Hey, media, get it straight: "electrified" is NOT "electric," and the difference matters

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Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars mild hybrid start-stop system plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) 48-Volt mild hybridOK, reporters of the world, it's time for a little chat. We know—believe me, we know—that you are cranking out a whole lot of copy, with much less support than you used to have, on far tighter deadlines, to feed a voracious, anonymous online audience whose clicks get you paid. But it's time to discuss the very, very important.

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Fraunhofer, KIT study finds CO2 mitigation potential of higher-range PHEVs greater than expected

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Learning effects in battery production together with an improved electricity mix might even decrease this disadvantage in the future.

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NEVS and DiDi partner up for future mobility; EV optimized for DiDi services

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One of the common goals is to develop an electric vehicle, fully optimized for the mobility services that DiDi is offering, and also initiating a path towards a self-driving and on-demand mobility future. In January 2017, the Chinese government approved NEVS’ application to start production of electric vehicles in its manufacturing plant in Tianjin. In March 2017, DiDi launched DiDi Labs in Mountain View, California.

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Volkswagen, BASF present “Science Award Electrochemistry” to Dr. Jennifer Rupp from MIT; solid-state batteries

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The BASF and Volkswagen international “ Science Award Electrochemistry 2017” ( earlier post ) this year goes to Dr. Jennifer Rupp at MIT. — BASF creates chemistry for a sustainable future. Electrochemistry is a key technology for sustainable future mobility. The jury of representatives from BASF, Volkswagen and academia selected her for her outstanding research results in the area of next-generation energy storage systems.

Daimler and LBBW successfully utilize blockchain technology for launch of corporate Schuldschein

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This pilot project is our first step in testing the wide variety of possibilities for using blockchain technology and assessing this technology’s potential for future transactions and financial processes.

2017 46

Bollinger B1 electric utility truck: 6,000 signups in two weeks

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Trucks all-wheel drive Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) StartupsIt seems as though online signups are all becoming all the rage among electric-car makers. The practice probably started with Tesla, but it really accelerated in April 2016 when the company revealed the Tesla Model 3 electric sedan in a hugely publicized event watched around the world. The company's first lower-priced model was unveiled in front.

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Faraday Future unveils its first production car, the electric FF91

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Faraday Future revealed the FF91—its first production electric car—in Las Vegas ahead of the opening of CES.

Honda expanding engagement of startups in Detroit, Japan, China and Europe

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The pace of innovation is increasing with the rapid expansion of the global startup community, and has the potential to help Honda transform its future products, services, and business opportunities. At CES 2017, Honda Xcelerator showcased its startup collaborations with partners LEIA 3D and VocalZoom. Honda collaborated with VocalZoom to apply its optical microphone technology to enhance the in-car experience improving voice interaction inside the vehicle at CES 2017.

Eberspaecher starting production of Gen 3 PTC heater for hybrids and EVs; 30% higher performance density, lighter weight

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Production of both components is scheduled to start in April 2017 at the Eberspaecher facilities in Herxheim and Landau, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. We will remain committed to PTC technology in future, and see great potential in its ongoing development.

2017 46

Six new electric cars coming for 2018 and 2019

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Mercedes-Benz Future Cars Audi e-tron plug-in cars Tesla Model 3 Porsche Mission E BMW i5The next couple of years promise to be quite interesting for electric cars. A minimum of six new models are expected in that time period, all promising ranges of 200 miles or more—which until a few months ago had been the exclusive province of Tesla Motors. The list includes two affordable 200-mile electric cars: the second-generation Nissan.

MAN and Austria’s CNL partnering on medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks; trials this year, production 2018

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As part of its partnership with CNL—a group of fifteen of Austria’s largest companies in the retail, logistics and production sectors—MAN will be making test vehicles available to nine CNL member companies for practical trials from the end of 2017.

WVU study fully characterizes pump-to-wheels methane emissions from HD natural gas vehicles and fueling stations

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The authors are applying the data from this research to develop models to forecast methane emissions from the future HD transportation sector. Ugarte (2017) “Pump-to-Wheels Methane Emissions from the Heavy-Duty Transportation Sector” Environmental Science & Technology.

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VW says it needs '40 gigafactories' for electric-car batteries by 2025

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Manufacturing Batteries Future Cars VW Group plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) gigafactory battery capacityVW Group remains one of the world's three largest carmakers, along with Toyota and General Motors, but the German automaker foresees challenges ahead. Specifically, VVolkswagen believes the industry will face a shortage of lithium-ion batteries if new investment is not made soon for additional cell fabrication factories, often referred to using.

Lux Research: question is when--not if--a diesel ban will happen

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Volvo’s CEO Hakan Samuelsson is anticipating a diesel-free future and recently said that the company intends to phase out development of diesel engines in favor of electric powertrains by 2023.

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