ArcelorMittal opens tailored blanks operation in Detroit

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During its first year of operation, ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks Detroit will have substantial open floor space, providing a sustainable location that can accommodate the anticipated market growth expected over the next five years.

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2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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Detroit Auto Show VideosPickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut. It's an interesting and handsome model that revives a familiar name for Honda. The 2019 Honda Insight is a compact premium sedan projected to get an EPA combined rating of 50 mpg or better. The new Insight is Honda's third try at a dedicated hybrid, each of.

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2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut in Detroit; 50 mpg or better projected

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On Thursday, a concept version of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan was unveiled before its public debut at next week's Detroit auto show. Detroit Auto ShowAny new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. Honda released photos and some details of what's called the "Insight.

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Chevrolet and Ford cruise into Detroit Auto Show leading with truck introductions

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Chevrolet and Ford each are entering the Detroit Auto Show this week on the heels of major truck introductions: for Chevrolet, the next-generation Silverado full-size pickup; for Ford, the return of the Ranger mid-size pickup.

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Infiniti readies electric SUV concept for Detroit auto show

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Tesla has rocked the luxury car market in the U.S. to its core with the Model S and Model X, and is now doing the same to the aspirational lower end of the car market and even the mainstream market with its Model 3. That's the place where automakers like Acura, Audi, BMW, Infiniti, and Lexus have thrived for decades. In response, Infiniti is

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VW unveils 2019 Jetta at Detroit; MQB-based, lower price

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unveiled the new 2019 Jetta at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta will be available in S, SE, SEL, and SEL Premium trim levels and is expected to arrive at US Volkswagen dealers in the second quarter of 2018. Volkswagen of America, Inc.,

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More sedan, smaller, entry models bite the dust in Detroit

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Two years ago this month, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles essentially threw in the towel on the "automobiles" part of its name. Canceling the compact Dodge Dart and the mid-size Chrysler 200 sedans, the company doubled down on the pickup trucks and utility vehicles that had long been its profit centers. Now that decision has become a trend, spurred on. small cars Fuel Economy

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Detroit auto show, Ford Mach 1, profitable Chevy EVs, cheaper renewables: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got news from the Detroit auto show, promised profits on electric cars, yet another teaser from Ford, and some great news on renewable energy. Detroit debuts kicked off with the redesigned 2019. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, as we do every seven days, we ran down last week's most important green-car stories. Today in Car News

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2019 Ram 1500 pickup has 48-volt 'mild hybrid' system for fuel economy

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The dominant news at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit was about pickup trucks. Ironically, the Detroit automaker with the fewest electrified models on sale was the only one to bring hybridization to a new truck, in the form of its brand-new 2019 Ram 1500. Detroit Auto Show mild hybrid Fuel Economy start-stop system 48-Volt mild hybrid

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Ford 300-mile all-electric SUV may be named Mach 1; due 2020

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The big new debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show are largely pickup trucks, one of them being the new mid-size 2019 Ford Ranger. Detroit Auto Show Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Ford also introduced a new Bullitt Mustang, honoring the 51st anniversary of the legendary 1968 movie, and a high-performance ST version of the Edge crossover. (Is Is it the Edgest Edge?) But as for new hybrids or plug-in.

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GAC Motor to introduce signature sedan and new electric concept car at Detroit show

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China-based GAC Motor will feature its existing sedan, SUV, minivan and NEV at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. GAC Motor’s exhibition at 2018 NAIAS will feature high-end models including the GA8, GS8 and GM8, which provided safe and reliable service for attendees at the Fortune Global Forum 2017 as the event’s official service vehicles. GAC Motor will debut the GA4, an all-new signature sedan at 2018 NAIAS.

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Hyundai NEXO FCEV and Kona electric CUV win spots in 2019 WardsAuto 10 Best Engines

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This year, 34 entries were competing for the recognition and were chosen from 2018 and 2019 model year vehicles. The 2019 awards ceremony will take place at a banquet during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January.

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1970 Clean Car Race: How college teams helped bring about emission limits on new cars (and show up Detroit) after the first Earth Day.

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In response to growing demands to clean up the air, particularly from automotive exhaust pipes, and growing pushback from automakers, a bunch of college students banded together in 1970 to prove they could make cars cleaner than Detroit could. When it comes to changing the world, never count out a bunch of college students with pens and wrenches.

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New Jeep Gladiator pickup will offer 3.0L diesel with stop/start and 8-speed

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The award-winning engine family is currently built at three plants: Trenton (Michigan) Engine Complex, Mack Avenue (Detroit) Engine and Saltillo (Mexico) South Engine. Jeep unveiled the 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles unveils 5 battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles; I.D. BUZZ CARGO

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The electric campaign is now gaining momentum at the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicles show. BUZZ significantly longer than the van shown in Detroit. At the 69 th IAA Commercial Vehicles show, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is unveiling five new zero-emission vehicles:the I.D.

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Achates engine in Ford F-150 pickup targets 37 mpg, with Saudi oil company backing

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One year ago at the Detroit auto show, a company called Achates Power unveiled models of a new kind of internal-combustion engine. emissions Detroit Auto Show EPA Engines Fuel Economy carbon dioxide Achates PowerWith opposed pistons in the middle and crankshafts at either end, it was sufficiently different to startle most visitors who paid attention. That engine came with some audacious claims, too: How about an EPA combined.

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New 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup: planned for all powertrain types

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Pickups Detroit Auto Show Chevy powertrainsVehicle launches at auto shows include a dance between automakers, which only want certain information revealed, and journalists, who want to put specific news items into a bigger and broader context. For the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup unveiling Saturday night, Chevy's executives and engineers stayed ruthlessly on message. The company said.

Bollinger Motors previews B2 electric pickup

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Bollinger Motors recently relocated its headquarters from New York to Michigan to take full advantage of the automotive manufacturing network based in and around Detroit. Bollinger Motors previewed the all-electric, all-wheel-drive B2 pickup truck.

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DARPA awards additional $2.5M to LiquidPiston for development of 30kW X4 rotary diesel engine prototype

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LiquidPiston engineers presented a development update on the engine at the SAE International WCX World Congress Experience in Detroit in April this year. 2018) Click to enlarge. DARPA awards additional $2.5M to LiquidPiston for development of 30kW X4 rotary diesel engine prototype.

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2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid debuts with more evocative style, promise of improved efficiency

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The 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid that debuted Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit goes where no full-size sedan has gone before. Detroit Auto ShowWell, except for last year's Avalon Hybrid. For 2019, the Avalon rides on a new platform, has updated interior and exterior styling, and comes loaded with an unusually high degree of technology.

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Lightning Systems battery-electric heavy-duty Ford Transit showing 61 MPGe city, 66 MPGe highway

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Lightning was one of the first to test under the newly released 2018 CARB efficiency and range validation test procedures for medium-duty vehicles, performed at the SGS Environmental Testing Center.

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Volkswagen showcasing electric I.D. BUZZ CARGO, Cargo e-Bike concepts at LA Auto Show

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BUZZ concept first shown in Detroit last year, the CARGO could be launched as a production vehicle in Europe as early as 2022. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen is showcasing two electric concepts. The I.D.

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Achates showcases 2.7L, 3-cylinder opposed piston gasoline compression ignition engine in F-150; estimated 37 mpg combined

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engine will continue at Achates Power facilities, and at Aramco Services research center in metro-Detroit, for both diesel- and gasoline-fueled versions. Based on current testing, the engine is anticipated to be fully integrated into the vehicle and drivable in late 2018.

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Detroit auto show, 2019 pickups, Fisker EMotion, Honda Insight, Tesla history: The Week in Reverse

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What tricks and technologies did Chevy engineers use to boost the fuel economy of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck? Which state will likely counter any proposed weakening of corporate average fuel-economy standards by the Trump administration? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car. The Week In Reverse

SoftBank to invest $2.25B in GM Cruise; GM to add $1.1B; driving large-scale AV deployment

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General Motors President Dan Ammann (left) and GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra (right) give SoftBank Investment Advisers Managing Partner Michael Ronen a closer look at the Cruise AV on 30 May 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2.25

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Study infers causal relationship between breast cancer and high exposure to traffic air pollution

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Drs Gilbertson and Brophy focused on the worker compensation case of the woman, who was employed by the Canada Border Services Agency for two decades at the Ambassador Bridge, which crosses the Detroit River between Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit, Michigan. Notably, another cluster of seven cancer cases occurred at a second crossing point, the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel, which lies four miles from the bridge.

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Achates Power and Aramco Services Company partner on opposed-piston engine projects; Opposed-Piston Gasoline Compression Ignition (OPGCI)

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The first result of this agreement is the demonstration vehicle that will be shown at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS): a light-duty truck with an Opposed-Piston Gasoline Compression Ignition (OPGCI) Engine. Achates Power, Inc.

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Li-ion battery maker CATL opens its first North American sales and service facility

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The new Detroit base is the fourth international site to be opened by CATL and follows the opening of the company’s Japan subsidiary in May. The new CATL facility in Detroit will allow the company to improve the supply of lithium-ion batteries to the US auto market and to support the expansion of EV manufacturing. In May 2018 the McKinsey Electric Vehicle Index reported that global sales of new EVs had surpassed 1 million units for the first time in 2017.

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Daimler Trucks launches E-Mobility Group; single global electric architecture

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Effective 1 July 2018, Gesa Reimelt will establish and lead this new entity. billion) over the course of 2018 and 2019 in research and development, of which more than €500 million (US$589 million) is dedicated to electrification, connectivity and the automation of its products and services.

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What green tech best suits pickup trucks in 2030? Take our Twitter poll

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The three most significant debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show were pickup trucks, one from each of the Detroit Three automakers. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup led on Saturday night, followed on Sunday by the 2019 Ford Ranger, a mid-size pickup that rivals the Chevy Colorado on sale since 2015. The trio was rounded out on Monday. Polls

New larger 2019 Volkswagen Jetta boosts fuel economy over curren generation

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The all-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, unveiled in January at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit ( earlier post ) will offer improved EPA-estimated fuel economy for the model: 30 mpg city (7.8

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Inline-6 turbodiesel in 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup to be built in Michigan

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During the new truck's launch at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, GM product chief Mark Reuss hinted at a future announcement regarding the next-generation truck and the Michigan city of Flint, where it. The forthcoming diesel-powered 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will, without a doubt, thump with the Heartbeat of America.

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Maven deploying its first all-electric shared-use fleet in Austin; 20 Chevy Bolts

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Vehicle reservations are now available in Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

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Infiniti unveils electric Prototype 10 at Pebble Beach

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Infiniti unveiled its electric Prototype 10 at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The concept represents a physical manifestation of Infiniti’s plans for electrified performance.

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GM restructuring; changing product development, production; 5 NA & 2 international plants shutting next year; staff reduction

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Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly in Detroit. Detroit-Hamtramck is the home of the Chevy Volt, which is being dropped from the 2019 lineup.). The majority of these charges will be incurred in the fourth quarter of 2018 and first quarter of 2019, with some additional costs incurred through the remainder of 2019.

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NREL study focuses on growing use and impacts of ride-hailing services at airports

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The NREL researchers presented the study at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America 2018 Annual Meeting in Detroit. Both air travel and the use of ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft are on the rise in cities around the world.

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Blink and Hubject form partnership increasing access to EV charging networks in the US

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was established in 2017 with offices in Santa Monica, San Francisco and Detroit. Blink Charging Co.,

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Electric Infiniti, Hyundai Kona Electric price, Nio ES6, German batteries: Today's Car News

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Infiniti plans to introduce a concept version of its first production electric car at the Detroit auto show next month. Hyundai announces pricing for its upcoming Kona Electric. Chinese electric startup automaker Nio reveals its second production model. And German automakers announce big investments in batteries. All this and more on Green Car. Nio ES6

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Ford spins-out autonomous vehicles organization

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The new LLC, which is structured to take on third-party investment, will be primarily based at Ford’s Corktown campus in Detroit and will hold Ford’s ownership stake in Argo AI, the company’s Pittsburgh-based partner for self-driving system development.

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Gas guzzling now A-OK, Trump administration says

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According to an AP report carried by the Detroit News, the Energy Department quietly released the news online in a memo in July in support of freezing fuel economy. Following news that the EPA dropped plans to keep boosting fuel-economy standards, it quietly dropped another bombshell: It's now fine to guzzle gas. Burn as much as you want.

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Ballard, Audi sign 3.5-year extension to long-term program for fuel cell cars; extension supports Audi through vehicle launch

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Concept cars representing multiple Volkswagen and Audi brand models, and utilizing technology and components developed through the HyMotion program with Ballard, have been unveiled at Detroit and LA Auto Shows over the past several years.

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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. Detroit Auto ShowMasato Katsumoto is Toyota's chief engineer for the global Camry sedan program—so when he speaks, it's worth listening.

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Delta kicks off DOE-sponsored program to develop microgrid-capable solid state transformer-based 400 kW fast chargers for EVs; XFC

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This initiative will be supported and led by a program development team consisting of industry experts based out of Delta’s automotive division, located in the greater Detroit area (Livonia, MI), and researchers from the Delta Power Electronics Laboratory (DPEL), located in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park.

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