MAN Truck & Bus presents electric delivery truck CitE at IAA 2018

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At the IAA 2018, MAN Truck & Bus is presenting the MAN CitE 15-tonne electric truck concept, designed specifically for city cargo traffic. The drive of the CitE is taken over by a centrally arranged electric motor from MAN’s eMobility module. Electric (Battery) Fleets

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Argonne team releases 2018 GREET LCA model

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Argonne National Laboratory’s Systems Assessment Group announced the 2018 release of the suite of GREET models and associated documentation. For the 2018 release, we added three bio-derived products: bio-ethylene oxide (EO), bio-ethylene glycol (EG), and bio-terephthalic acid (TPA).

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2018 electric motorcycle buyers guide

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The variety of electric motorcycles on the market has increased dramatically in 2018, and we've seen some significant price drops by two competitive brands. Harley-Davidson KTM electric motorcycles Zero Motorcycles Energica Alta MotorsBoth Alta Motors and Energica cut the prices of their bikes significantly, bringing them closer to being cost-competitive with their gas-powered counterparts. Zero Motorcycles continues to.

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MAN introduces practical 26-tonne electric truck based on TGM at IAA 2018

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During the IAA 2018 from 20th to 27th September 2018 in Hanover, MAN will present a fully electric eTruck solo distributor chassis with a swap body frame and a 6x2 axle configuration. The additional drive systems needed for such applications are also electric.

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BASF and GAC R&D Center co-develop 3 electric concept cars; debut at Auto Guangzhou 2018

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GAC R&D Center) introduced three co-developed electric concept cars at Auto Guangzhou 2018, featuring futuristic designs that address the diverse needs of China’s drivers. Car Sharing China Electric (Battery

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MAN exhibiting eTGE 4.140 electric van at IAA 2018; production starts in July 2019

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The battery-electric MAN eTGE 4.140 van is celebrating its world première at the IAA 2018 Commercial Vehicles in Hanover. Electric (Battery The MAN plant in Wrze?nia nia will start production in July 2019. With a range of around 160 kilometers and a payload of 1 t–1.75

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Nothing comes close to Tesla: 2018 Q3 plug-in sales

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Even with solid increases, other electric-car sales paled in comparison with numbers from Tesla in September and for the third quarter of 2018. The next highest sellers, were the Chevrolet Bolt EV, with 3,949 sales from July to September, and the Nissan Leaf just behind with 3,767 for the quarter. By comparison, Tesla announced it sold 55,843. sales

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Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries starting to test the first fully electric Freightliner trucks from end of 2018 onwards

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In June, Daimler Trucks presented two new fully electric trucks from its US-subsidiary Freightliner. Daimler is the first manufacturer to test electrified trucks for all weight classes with customers until end of 2018. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

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Electric Car Charging: We Can Do This!

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So you've got a new (or new to you) electric car. Welcome to the world of electric car charging What are you going to do when your battery runs low?

2018 153

Electric Narrowboat Conversion

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Which electric motor would be most suited for a canal narrowboat of approx 50ft long? And what sort of size would I need? Would an old forklift motor

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National Drive Electric Week 2018 kicks off

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The annual National Drive Electric Week will occur this weekend with electric-car rallies and events in at least 300 cities across the U.S. The event aims to address one of the biggest challenges in promoting electric cars—known in the electric-car community as getting "butts in seats"—by and several more in Canada and New Zealand.

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Nissan unveils LEAF-based Sylphy BEV at Auto China 2018

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Nissan unveiled the Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, Nissan’s first electric car made in China for Chinese consumers, at Auto China 2018 in Beijing. The Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission will go on sale later in 2018. China Electric (Battery

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Los Angeles launches New Mobility Challenge 2018

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For the second year running, Los Angeles is inviting innovative and environmentally-friendly entrepreneurs from around the world to push the envelope on urban mobility solutions from ride-sharing and zero-emission electric bikes and scooters to self-driving vehicles and flying cars. Urban Air Mobility — Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL), regional zero emission air solutions. The deadline to submit applications is 17 September 2018.

DAF delivers first electric truck to Jumbo

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DAF Trucks delivered its first fully electric truck to Dutch supermarket chain, Jumbo. The CF Electric was developed in a joint venture between DAF and VDL ( earlier post ), and will be used by Jumbo to supply its supermarkets in the south of the Netherlands.

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XL Hybrids unveils first hybrid-electric Ford F-250 at 2018 NTEA Work Truck Show

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XL is unveiling the industry’s first XLH hybrid-electric F-250 pickup in its booth, while also displaying an XLP plug-in hybrid-electric F-150. Ford will be showcasing a third XL truck in its booth at the NTEA Work Truck Show—this one an XLP plug-in hybrid-electric F-150.

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2018 Fiat 500e preview

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When the Fiat 500e electric minicar launched in 2013, its range was rated at 87 miles, but its most distinctive feature was its wickedly fun-to-drive character. Meanwhile, every other electric model from. Minicars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance carSix years later, the fun driving remains the same—and the range has fallen slightly to 84 miles, based on changes to EPA test calculations.

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T&E: Electric bus orders in Europe more than doubled to 1,031 units in 2017; ~9% share of new registrations

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The number of battery-electric buses ordered in Europe more than doubled in 2017 compared to 2016, reaching 1,031 vehicles, according to a new analysis by environmental NGO Transport & Environment. T&E estimates this to be equivalent to around 9% market share of new registrations in 2018.

2018 161

Building an Electric Dragster

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Looking to put a EV dragster together for bracket racing. I currently have a dragster front half and was wondering where to start to figure what motor

2018 127

Electric Vehicle Insurance

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Please let me know which companies are willing to provide insurance for an EV converted car, in the greater Toronto area. Thank you, Doru Hi, Doru

2018 127

Yutong Bus to deliver 100 electric buses to Chile

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will deliver 100 full electric buses to Chile. The 100 full electric buses will be used by Buses Vule and STP Santiago to serve the Santiago public transportation system. Electric (Battery) Heavy-dutyZhengzhou Yutong Bus Co.,

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2018 Nissan Leaf electric car gets 151-mile EPA range rating

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When the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car was unveiled last fall, the company said it would have a range of "140 miles or more." DON'T MISS: 2018 Nissan Leaf. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) EPA Ratings battery capacityThat had risen to "150 miles or more" by the end of last year, and now we have the final confirmed figure. The EPA combined range rating for the second-generation Leaf is officially 151 miles.

2018 65

@LATimes Charles Fleming’s Hit Piece On Electric Cars Reveals His Own Epic Ineptness. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

High Voltage Wire Gauge Size for Electric Car

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What type of wire is required or recommended for the primary power from the battery to the controller -then to the motor? must it be shielded? does it

2018 142

Electric Greyhound Conversion Motor

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I have an opportunity to buy a used electric motor from a mining operation. it is a 300-hp 460-V RMP-1800 phase 3. From this info, can I use this on

2018 116

VW’s 1.0 TSI in the new up! GTI wins International Engine of the Year 2018 award in its category; Euro 6d-TEMP

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GTI1 has been named International Engine of the Year 2018 in its category. The 999 cm 3 award-winning engine contains a turbocharger with electric wastegate actuator, an intake manifold with integrated intercooler and an exhaust manifold integrated into the cylinder head.

2018 124

Hyundai lowers entry price, bumps all-electric range on new 2018 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid

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Hyundai has lowered the price and slightly increased the all-electric range of the refreshed 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV). The starting price for the 2018 Sonata Hybrid Plug-In is $33,250, a $1,350 reduction from the 2017 model.

2018 78

@LATimes The Real News Is The More Expensive Gasoline Is The More Electric Cars Get Sold. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

Best deals on hybrid, electric, and plug-in cars for December 2018

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This December, our partners at CarsDirect have found some great deals on electric cars for as little as $219 a month. Electric cars For buyers who want an all-electric car, the best deal is on the Nissan Leaf, as it often is. The end of the year is almost always the best time to get a great deal on a car. The Leaf is available for $219 a month for. deals

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BMW recalls chargers for 2018, 2019 plug-in models

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BMW issued a recall for the charge cords of virtually all the 2018 and 2019 plug-in vehicles it has built for sale in the U.S. DON'T MISS: Ford recalls Focus Electric, Fusion Energi, and C-Max Energi charge cords According to the recall notice on the NHTSA's website, capacitors in the charge cords could fail, resulting in a shock hazard or a fire.

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Porsche commissions MAN electric eTruck for green logistics at Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen

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Porsche has commissioned a fully electric MAN eTGM ( earlier post ) for logistics operations at its Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen site. The electric 32-tonne truck will soon enhance the commercial vehicle fleet that Porsche uses for its production logistics in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen.

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Daimler Trucks North America delivers its first battery-electric commercial truck to Penske Truck Leasing

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has delivered the first vehicle in its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet—a Freightliner eM2 ( earlier post )—to Penske Truck Leasing, fulfilling its promise to put an electric commercial truck in customer hands in 2018.

Hyundai introduces 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at Chicago Auto Show

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Hyundai unveiled the redesigned 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2018 Hybrid and Plug-in will be produced in Asan, Korea, with Hybrid availability in the first quarter of 2018 and Plug-in availability in the second quarter of 2018.

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BMW Group sells more than 1M vehicles in first 5 months of 2018; 4.7% electrified; electrified sales up 41%

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The BMW Group sold more than a million vehicles worldwide (1,003,573 / +1.6%) in the first five months of 2018—the Group’s best Jan-May performance to date. Of the total, sales of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles accounted for 46,849 units—an increase of 41.0%

2018 90

Electric Semi Truck Conversion

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I want to convert a Class 8 rig to a hybrid, with a 50kw diesel charging the batteries or running the motor(s) directly. Do you think this is possible

2018 116

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

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Hyundai has taken two out of the ten spots in the 2019 WardsAuto 10 Best Engine competition with the all-new 2019 NEXO FCEV fuel cell vehicle and 2019 Kona Electric CUV. Kona Electric. The 2019 Kona Electric offers 258 miles of range. Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Study estimates Bitcoin will use half a percent of the world’s electric energy by end of 2018

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Bitcoin’s burgeoning electricity demands have attracted almost as much attention as the cryptocurrency’s wildly fluctuating value. However, estimating exactly how much electricity the Bitcoin network uses, necessary for understanding its impact and implementing policy, remains a challenge.

2018 90

King County Metro to begin testing electric buses that can travel more than 140 miles on a single charge

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Among the buses under test are four New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric, heavy-duty transit buses (two 40-foot and two 60-foot). Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

2018 154

Volkswagen launches “Electric for All” campaign, demos rolling chassis of MEB

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Volkswagen is launching its “Electric for All” campaign—a strategic effort to put attractive electric vehicles at affordable prices on the road, paving the way for the breakthrough of electric vehicles. Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

2018 157

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range: first drive review of 310-mile electric car

Green Car Reports

” That pair of sentences perfectly summarized the several hours we spent last month with the 2018 Tesla Model 3 kindly loaned to us by reader Jeff Southern of Atlanta. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV “The Tesla Model S was a moment. The Model 3 is a product.” We’d covered more than 100 miles on a variety of highways, back roads, and suburban stop-and-go.

2018 71

@LATimes Christmas Car Porn From The King Of Killing The Climate For Hikers Who Love The Outdoors, Dirty Charles Fleming #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 141

Tesla reports net profit, positive cash flow and better margins for Q3 2018 on Model 3 successes

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For the third quarter of 2018, Tesla reported GAAP net income of $312 million; free cash flow of $881 million, supported by operating cash flow of $1.4 Q3 2018 was a truly historic quarter for Tesla. Electric (Battery billion; and a Model 3 GAAP gross margin of more than 20%. Model 3 was the best-selling car in the US in terms of revenue and the 5 th best-selling car in terms of volume.

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Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries starting to test the first fully electric Freightliner trucks from end of 2018 onwards

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In June, Daimler Trucks presented two new fully electric trucks from its US-subsidiary Freightliner. Daimler is the first manufacturer to test electrified trucks for all weight classes with customers until end of 2018. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

2018 78

@LATimes I Can Do Your Headline Corrections All Day Long As You Continue To Tell Only Part Of The News #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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