2018 Subaru Crosstrek preview

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The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek will hit the streets later this year wearing a new exterior and an updated interior, although the mechanicals are. Five years after the first Subaru Crosstrek hit the streets, the small Japanese automaker with a cult-like following has significantly updated its unexpectedly successful small crossover utility vehicle. all-wheel drive

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2018 Nissan Leaf teaser: electric car will 'amaze your senses'

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With the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car due to be unveiled to the world in Japan on September 6, the company continues to release bits and pieces of teaser information.

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2018 Nissan Leaf to have e-Pedal: here's what that means

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No, the new 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car isn't going to have only a single pedal—despite at least one headline late yesterday claiming that. DON'T MISS: Latest 2018 Nissan Leaf teaser shows ProPilot Assist.

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Toyota’s new conventional and hybrid powertrains for 2018 Camry deliver significant boost in efficiency

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The 2018 Toyota Camry, the new eighth-generation of the most popular mid-size sedan in the world and the best-selling car in America for the past 15 years, will be going on sale in the US in late summer. 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE.

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2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid first drive

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The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient version of all-new range of Toyota's popular mid-size sedan, its best-selling vehicle in the U.S. until very recently. The new Camry Hybrid is based on some of the same underpinnings as the 2016 Prius, and uses that car's updated hybrid system and choice of two batteries. In a car we judged

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Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV being built now; Europe launch this year, U.S. in 2018

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While Audi and Mercedes-Benz have trumpeted the electric crossover utility vehicles they will offer in 2018 and 2019, a smaller competitor is keeping pace with the German giants. The British brand Jaguar won praise for the design of its I-Pace electric SUV on its debut at last November's Los Angeles auto show. Now, that vehicle is already in pilot. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Volvo Cars to introduce 3-cylinder FWD PHEV in 2018, BEVs & 48V mild hybrid in 2019; Modular Electrification Platform

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Volvo Cars will introduce a front-wheel drive (FWD), 3-cylinder engine variant of its Twin Engine plug-in hybrid electric vehicle system in 2018, followed by its first production battery-electric vehicles and a new 48V mild hybrid system in 2019, according to Mats Anderson, Senior Director of Electric Propulsion Systems.

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2018 BMW i3 preview (including battery rumors)

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But already some details of the 2018 BMW i3 have leaked out, in the form of spy photos and further rumors about more battery capacity yet. This year's updated BMW i3 electric car is only just arriving at U.S. dealerships after a battery-capacity boost that gives it longer range. Unlike our usual previews based on manufacturer releases, then. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric Vehicle REx range extender engine BMW i3 REx battery capacity

Six new electric cars coming for 2018 and 2019

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The 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. Mercedes-Benz Future Cars Audi e-tron plug-in cars Tesla Model 3 Porsche Mission E BMW i5

Next 2018 Nissan Leaf teaser sketch; electric car debuts Sept. 5

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The global debut of the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car is just a month away, and now another teaser image has been released. You can compare it to a shot of the actual vehicle, captured last week in Norway while a 2018 Leaf was. This one's a design sketch showing a drawing of the car's side profile, suitably shaded to obscure some of the details. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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

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Further, MAN intends to begin producing electric versions of the MAN TGM series—manufactured at its Steyr, Austria site—from the end of 2018.

2018 Toyota C-HR first drive

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DON'T MISS: 2018 Toyota C-HR - full review With Sport-utility vehicles started out as truck offshoots, essentially tall wagon bodies on truck underpinnings. Think of the first Chevy Suburban in 1935, which remained a specialty vehicle (mostly for Texans) for its first 40 years. Fast-forward another 40 years, and my, how things have changed.

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U.K. Extends Green-Car Grants To Double Buyers By 2018

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But the program will now run until March 2018, with some modifications, according to The Guardian. The U.K. government will extend and expand an incentive program for green cars that had been set to end in the coming year. The plug-in car grant was introduced in 2011, and was originally scheduled to expire in early 2016. DON'T MISS: Electric Cars. Green Plug-In Hybrids UK incentives plug-in cars transportation policy

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2018 Nissan Leaf: more spy shots of electric car's second generation

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Now we have a second set of spy shots of the 2018 Leaf being tested, indicating a likely unveiling this. The more camouflaged spy shots that emerge of a car being tested on public roads, the closer it likely is to being introduced. After seven years of the first-generation Nissan Leaf electric car, a redesign is due—some might say overdue. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV: minimal changes, same range and price

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With sales of the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car rising every month, shoppers are inevitably curious about any changes to the Bolt for the 2018 model year, its second. Now the information is out, and buyers will find the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV is virtually the same car as the 2017 model—with two exceptions. Chevy has changed the heated. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Nissan Leaf leases can extend until all-new 2018 electric car late this year: BREAKING

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Now Nissan is offering to extend those leases—and in the process, it's given us a little more information on the upcoming 2018 Nissan Leaf. DON'T MISS: 2018. More Nissan Leaf electric cars were sold in 2014 than in any model year before or since, fully 30,000 of them. That means a whole lot of three-year leases are coming due this year.

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2018 Zero electric motorcycles: longer range, 6-kw charging, only a few price hikes

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The research and development engineers at Zero Motorcycles were busy this past year, and for 2018, they've delivered electric motorcycles with exactly the improvements their riders asked for. Faster charging and bigger batteries are the two most critical features holding back electric motorcycles from mass adoption, and both got an upgrade this. plug-in cars electric motorcycles Zero Motorcycles

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Plug-in electric car sales to double in 2018: predictions

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Despite a slower-than-expected start, plug-in electric cars are gaining momentum on the North American market. Not only are sales rising, so is consumer interest: according to a survey by AAA, shoppers’ interest in electric and plug-in hybrid cars is now neck to neck with that of pickup trucks. In fact, 15 percent of the interviewed. sales New car sales plug-in cars AAA Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Visteon to launch ECU-consolidating cockpit domain controller with European automaker in 2018

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Addressing the proliferation of electronic control units (ECUs) in vehicles, Visteon Corporation is preparing to launch an industry-first, automotive-grade cockpit domain controller with a European automaker on a global vehicle program in 2018.

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Volkswagen and JAC launch new JV for electric cars for mass market in China; 1st vehicle in 2018

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It is planned that the new joint venture with JAC should produce its first jointly developed electric vehicle in 2018. In the presence of Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Berlin, Volkswagen signed a joint venture agreement with the Chinese automaker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC). Each of the partners is to hold a 50% stake in the new company.

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Bosch establishing new electromobility operating unit in Powertrain Solutions; start at beginning of 2018

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From the start of 2018, Powertrain Solutions will include the company’s electromobility activities as well as the existing Gasoline Systems and Diesel Systems divisions. This collaboration will be intensified in the new division from 2018. The plan is for the new division and its three units to start operations at the beginning of 2018. Bosch is forming an operating unit specifically for electromobility. The unit will be part of the new Powertrain Solutions division.

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2018 Bolt EV, cheaper hybrid SUV, Trump vs electric cars, Tesla Model 3 woes: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which hybrid crossover utility vehicle will add a new and less expensive version for 2018? What bad news did Tesla CEO Elon Musk share with the world? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, October 20, 2017. Regular readers may notice we were a bit lighter than usual. The Week In Reverse

2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid: first drive review

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The 2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is the replacement for the previous Panamera S E-Hybrid, and it gets more power, performance, and efficiency in a brand-new vehicle. In the plug-in hybrid game, you move forward or get left behind. When the hybrid maker is Porsche, that applies to power as well as efficiency. Everything about this car is new. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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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.

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV starts at $35,500; aggressive prices for plug-in hybrid SUV

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Trying to beat luxury competitors who've been at the plug-in hybrid SUV game for a couple of years, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be aggressively priced, according to an announcement on Wednesday. Before any federal or state incentives, the base Outlander PHEV starts at just $35,535, with the top-of-the-line GT S-AWC model coming in at. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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Next-generation Hyundai hydrogen fuel cells due in 2018

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The current Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell was the first of the most recent crop of hydrogen fuel-cell cars to go on sale, with the first U.S. deliveries taking place back in June 2014. Since then, Hyundai has built about 1,000 of the fuel-cell crossovers for worldwide consumption, with U.S. sales limited to certain regions of California. But now. hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

Volkswagen and Mobileye partner on autonomous driving; REM in VWs in 2018

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Volkswagen and Mobileye will implement a new navigation standard for autonomous driving starting in 2018. Future Volkswagen models will use the camera-based map and localization technology Road Experience Management (REM) from Mobileye. Earlier post.). REM uses crowd-sourcing (data from many cars – the swarm) to generate real-time data for precise localization and acquisition of high-definition track data.

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Battery-electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro city bus to debut in 2018 at IAA

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Mercedes-Benz will introduce its all-electric Citaro city bus ( earlier post ) in September 2018 at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel (very brief) first drive

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We spent a few days with a gasoline-powered 2018 Chevy Equinox back in May, but now we've driven a much rarer version. The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel will start to arrive at U.S. Chevy dealers within two weeks, the company says. On Wednesday, as part of a comprehensive presentation on the five diesel engines GM uses globally, we got some "seat. Fuel Economy

Riversimple introduces Rasa prototype two-seater fuel cell vehicle; 300 miles on 1.5kg H2; production version in 2018

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million) EU grant, Riversimple will be conducting a public 12-month Beta trial of 20 Rasa prototype cars as part of the continued development of the first full production model which will come to market in 2018. Riversimple Movement Ltd.

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Audi Q6 e-Tron Quattro Electric Car Production Site In 2018 Chosen

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The German carmaker says it will dedicate an existing plant in Brussels to the new electric model, which will start production in 2018. Audi has announced that it will build its upcoming all-electric SUV in Belgium. The Brussels factory will also build the SUV's battery pack, with lithium-ion cells supplied by Samsung SDI and LG Chem under a. e-Tron Audi e-tron plug-in cars Audi Q6 Q6

2018 Buick LaCrosse gets eAssist mild-hybrid powertrain

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Buick has rectified the issue for the 2018 model year by announcing that its 2018 LaCrosse will come standard with a mild-hybrid powertrain. When the 2017 Buick LaCrosse made its debut at the 2015 Los Angeles auto show, the eAssist mild-hybrid powertrain offered in the previous-generation model was noticeably absent. Above this remains a 3.6-liter

Why Ioniq and Leaf didn't win: notes on Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018

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The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, a plug-in version of the much-lauded new minivan, won our Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018 award because it brings a partially zero-emission vehicle into an entirely new market segment. The Pacifica is our favorite among minivans, though we'll be curious to drive the redesigned Toyota Sienna expected soon. GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

Tesla music, 2018 Leaf self-driving, renewable battle, Chargeway electric-car signs: Today's Car News

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Today, one of the better electric-car ideas we've seen in years, a Tesla question about music, a scientific controversy turned bitter, and a bit more information on the upcoming 2018 Nissan Leaf. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We've been on the road attending the EV Roadmap 10 conference in Portland, which just ended, explaining why our. Today in Car News

Nissan, Metrocab Work On 2018 London Zero-Emission-Taxi Target

Green Car Reports

Starting in 2018, all new taxis in London will need to be capable of running as zero-emission vehicles--a policy recently announced by Mayor Boris Johnson.

2018 Nissan Leaf debuts: 150 miles for $30,875, 200-plus miles in 2019

Green Car Reports

The 2018 Nissan Leaf hatchback has debuted, and we can now see every facet of the second generation of the world's best-selling electric car. The spy shots, teaser photos, rumors, and feverish speculation can all be put behind us. The compact five-door's 40-kilowatt-hour battery is projected to get a 150-mile combined U.S. range rating, Nissan. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 Nissan Leaf electric-car prototype driven: first impressions

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In late June, we drove a pre-production 2018 Nissan Leaf at the company's Tochigi Test. When visiting an automaker's proving ground to drive cars still under development, security is extensive. Cameras have to be left on the bus, all phone lenses have to be covered, and documents committing you to keep quiet until the embargo lifts must be signed. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Tesla Model 3 targets: 100K in 2017, 400K in 2018, say skeptical suppliers

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Tesla Motors' audacious goal of building half a million cars a year by the end of 2018 will require boosting its production by a factor of 10 over just two and a half years. And it will require nothing less than a reorientation of the entire company toward manufacturing, even as vehicle development continues in the background for derivatives of. Future Cars Production plug-in cars Tesla Model 3

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Startup Amber's self-driving cars to hit Dutch streets in 2018?

Green Car Reports

While Uber, Tesla, and Google are fighting over who will be first to deploy self-driving cars on a large scale, the Dutch underdogs at mobility startup Amber are planning a surprise move to overtake them all. If all goes according to plan, Amber’s self-driving cars will hit the streets of Dutch cities by mid-2018. Amber CEO Steven Nelemans. research Autonomous cars The Netherlands Startups self-driving cars

2018 Porsche Mission E: 600-HP Electric Sport Sedan Concept Targets Tesla

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Perhaps no German prestige carmaker was more rattled than Porsche by the sudden appearance of electric-car startup Tesla Motors.

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