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 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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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

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

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But until now, we've heard almost nothing about the 2018 Nissan Leaf. It'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.

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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

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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

2017 35

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.

2017 17

Landi Renzo USA to offer MY 2018 F-150 with CNG; 50,000-mile warranty

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Landi Renzo USA , a division of Landi Renzo Group, a global leader in alternative fuel systems, will offer the Ford F-150 with compressed natural gas (CNG) for model year 2018 with Ford Ship-Thru strategically located adjacent to the Ford assembly plant in Kansas City, Mo. Additional Landi Renzo model year 2018 products for CNG-equipped Ford trucks include F-250/350, F-450/550, F-650/750, F-53/59 and E-450.

2017 35

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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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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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.

2017 28

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

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

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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 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

2017 21

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

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

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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.

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2018 Buick LaCrosse gets eAssist mild-hybrid powertrain

Green Car Reports

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

2018 Nissan Leaf caught without camouflage in ad shoot

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Its maker has begun the countdown to the early-September unveiling of the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car with a series of staged teaser photos and factoids. Which is how we come to have a shot of the 2018 Leaf. But with the prevalence of smartphone cameras, it's harder and harder for carmakers to keep their new models completely under wraps. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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

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.

2017 35

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid first drive

Green Car Reports

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

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.

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.

2017 23

Quebec passes Canada's first zero-emission vehicle rule, to start in 2018

Green Car Reports

Quebec has become the first Canadian province to adopt a requirement for sales of a certain number of zero-emission vehicles, similar to the one in effect in California. Quebec's Assemblée Nationale passed the regulation on October 26 by a unanimous vote of 112 to 0, and to universal praise from Canada's electric vehicle community. Canada California plug-in cars Zero Emission Vehicle regulation state laws Quebec

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2018 Nissan Leaf rumors, electric car price guide, RIP Empulse: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we review what we know so far about the 2018 Nissan Leaf, our updated electric car price guide includes information on every available 2017 model, and the Empulse electric motorcycle is no more. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Looking for a new electric car? We have pricing and specifications for all currently-available models. Today in Car News

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

Green Car Reports

South 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. But while the 2017. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Hyundai Ioniq Electric

2017 38

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.

2017 28

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.

2016 44

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

Green Car Reports

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

Should GM Name Its Bolt Electric Car The 2018 Chevrolet EV2?

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It unveiled not only the new 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, but also a concept that showed what a 2018 battery-electric hatchback with a 200-mile range might look like. Without a doubt, Chevrolet dominated the news in plug-in electric cars at the recent Detroit Auto Show. The subcompact concept was called the Bolt. No, not Volt: Bolt. DON''T MISS

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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.

2017 28

Tesla says it will build 500K cars a year by end of 2018; can it?

Green Car Reports

When he said on last week's quarterly earnings call that the company was pulling that goal two years ahead to 2018, you can almost hear the gasps. When Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said two years ago that the electric-car maker planned to be building half a million cars a year by the end of 2020, it seemed an ambitious stretch goal. That means that. Elon Musk Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Tesla Model 3

2020 28

Hyundai to launch all-electric SUV in 2018 with 200-mile range

Green Car Reports

Carmakers need to launch more plug-in electric vehicles to meet global regulations on emission reduction and energy efficiency. And small to mid-size SUVs are the fastest-growing segment in auto markets around the world. Now we learn that Hyundai is planning to launch a dedicated all-electric SUV with 200 miles of range within two years. DON'T. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

2016 45

Latest teaser for 2018 Nissan Leaf shows ProPilot Assist self-driving capability

Green Car Reports

Nissan has begun to release a slow trickle of information about the 2018 Leaf electric car, but the latest teaser has nothing to do with its zero-emission powertrain. Instead, Nissan has revealed the 2018 Leaf will arrive with ProPilot Assist, the automaker's driver-assistance technology.

2017 13

2018 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid carries over with few changes

Green Car Reports

In the past, the Volt received a battery upgrade every other year that provided it with increasingly more electric range—but that's not the case for the largely unchanged 2018 Volt. It appears that Chevy isn't following its own precedent as the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid enters its third model year.

2017 18

Via's Plug-In Hybrid Trucks Will Sell 50,000 A Year By 2018, Company Says

Green Car Reports

The company expects to sell 50,000 plug-in trucks and vans a year by 2018. Via Motors may have only recently begun delivering its first extended-range electric vehicles to fleets, but it expects the business to grow dramatically over the next few years. ALSO SEE: Deliveries Of Via Motors Range-Extended Electric Vans Start After EPA Certification

Volkswagen Will Be The Biggest Electric-Car Maker In 2018, It Says

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Nonetheless, Volkswagen Group will be the world leader in electric and hybrid cars by 2018. As a group, German automakers have not been at the front of the move toward plug-in electric cars. It says. The bold claim came not from an offhand comment by an executive at this week''s Frankfurt Auto Show, but in a press release announcing that the VW

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