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

2017 33

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

2017 43

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

2017 32

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

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

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.

2017 54

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

2015 36

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

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.

2017 46

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

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

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

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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

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

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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

2017 23

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

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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

2016 44

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

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

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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 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.

2015 60

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

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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.

Which electric car will sell best during 2018? Poll results

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Next year should be a record year for sales of plug-in electric cars. A new crop of affordable electric cars with 200 miles of range or more will be available, joining this year's Chevrolet Bolt EV, including the next-generation Nissan Leaf and the mass-market Tesla Model 3. So our thoughts inevitably turned to which one is likely to sell best. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Polls

2017 19

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

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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

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots, 2017 Chevy Cruze Diesel mpg, carmakers & Trump: Today's Car News

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Today, we have spy shots of the 2018 Nissan Leaf, EPA fuel-economy ratings for the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel sedan, and analyses of automakers' claims that current EPA emissions rules will threaten jobs. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We have news from Tesla, Volkswagen, and Subaru in our Week in Reverse feature. Until now, we've heard. Today in Car News

2017 18

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

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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

2018 Lexus LS 500h hybrid luxury sedan to debut at Geneva show

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That trend will continue with the 2018 Lexus LS 500h, a hybrid version of the brand's flagship. It should come as no surprise that Toyota's Lexus luxury brand remains enthusiastic about hybrids. Toyota has sold more hybrids than any other automaker, with luxury models sold under the Lexus brand contributing to a total that just exceeded 10 million. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show

2017 18

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

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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

Ford F-150 pickup to get V-6 diesel engine in summer 2018

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Formerly the domain of heavy-duty pickups, diesel engines are slowly creeping into smaller trucks. Ram arguably started the most recent trend with the 1500's 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6. General Motors sells diesel-powered Chevrolet Colorados and GMC Canyons. Now, the Ford F-150 is getting in on the action with a 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel of its own. turbodiesel V-6

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

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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

2013 41

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.

2016 46

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots, BMW electric-car confidence, Honda charging experiment: Today's Car News

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Today, we have more spy shots of the 2018 Nissan Leaf, BMW's CEO expresses an optimistic opinion about the future of electric cars, and Honda experiments with an unorthodox charging system. All this and more on Green Car Reports. New billboards in California not only advertise the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, but also scrub nitrogen oxide. Today in Car News

2017 14

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

Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept previews hydrogen-powered SUV coming in 2018

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The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell was actually the first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle offered to U.S. drivers in recent years. The 2016 Toyota Mirai that followed it has now outsold Hyundai's hydrogen-powered SUV, but it's been known for a couple of years that the Korean maker will replace that model. At this week's Geneva auto show, the company unveiled. Geneva Motor Show hydrogen Future Cars Geneva Auto Show hydrogen fuel cell

Saab Owner NEVS To Launch Five Electric Cars By 2018, For Chinese Market

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has spent more time dealing with financial problems than advancing its plan to build electric cars, primarily for the Chinese market. Since purchasing the remains of Saab in 2012, NEVS has only built a handful of cars, mostly gasoline versions of the Saab 9-3. But in its latest announcement, the company now. China plug-in cars

Electric Cars Will Evolve Rapidly By 2018, Split Into Segments By Price

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Electric car sales may be flat this year. Heading into 2016, only a handful of new vehicles are likely to move the needle much. The long-awaited, multiply-delayed Tesla Model X all-electric SUV should finally go into volume production next year, presumably giving Tesla Motors a major sales boost. DON'T MISS: GM Shows Chevy Bolt EV Electric-Car. Green Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Future Cars plug-in cars

2015 47

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid: two different battery packs, 'best-in-class' fuel economy claimed

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Following yesterday's Detroit Auto Show launch of an entirely new 2018 Toyota Camry mid-size sedan, he was one of several Toyota executives who answered media questions in a morning panel. Masato Katsumoto is Toyota's chief engineer for the global Camry sedan program—so when he speaks, it's worth listening.

2017 16

Porsche Electric Sport Sedan To Target Tesla In 2018, Fuel-Cell Version To Follow?

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Porsche has already built three plug-in hybrids, but the German carmaker hasn't yet shown much enthusiasm for pure electric cars. Various rumors of different all-electric Porsche models have been shot down by executives in public comments. Yet this may turn out to be a case of Porsche protesting too much. RELATED: New, Smaller Porsche Four-Door. hydrogen Future Cars plug-in cars

2015 46

Samsung Hungarian battery plant to open in 2018, perhaps for BMW electric cars?

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Anticipated increases in electric-car production in 2018 and later now have battery suppliers scrambling to add manufacturing capacity. One of the major players is Korean firm Samsung SDI, which is reportedly planning to open a new battery plant in Hungary. However, it is unclear which electric cars the new plant's lithium-ion cells are intended. Europe Manufacturing Batteries plug-in cars Samsung