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2018 130

Porsche officially drops diesel for future models

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On Sunday, Porsche AG announced that it will in the future no longer offer diesel-powered models. By 2022, Porsche will have invested more than €6 billion (US$7 billion) in e-mobility, creating the basis for sustainable growth into the future. Due to this change in conditions, the company has decided to no longer offer diesel propulsion in future.

2018 95

GM EV1 exec leaves Faraday Future

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In the midst of the latest round of financial turmoil at the company, Faraday Future has lost a key executive, according to a report in the Verge. Peter Savagian was senior vice president at Faraday Future. Faraday FutureAnd he was the chief engineer of General Motors' EV1, arguably the first mass-produced modern electric car. One anonymous source inside.

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Volvo Trucks presents Vera autonomous electric vehicle for future transport solutions

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Volvo Trucks’ Vera future transport solution is intended to be used for regular and repetitive tasks characterized by relatively short distances, large volumes of goods and high delivery precision.

2018 136

Experts view on future transportation fuels

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Since internal combustion engines will remain the primary mode of choice for mobility in the foreseeable future, both alternative (renewable) fuels and high-performance combustion concepts/ engines using fuels adapted for that purpose will be preferred for reducing the combustion impact on climate change. Government involvement, to enable financially the sound assessment of the future fuel options, investments, and to understand policy implications, is essential.

2018 86

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.

2018 106

GoFundMe campaign aims to keep Faraday Future employees afloat

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Faraday Future has tried all of that and is trying to raise another $500 million in cash or debt to continue developing its $300,000 electric luxury car. Faraday FutureWhen some companies fall on hard financial times, they turn to Wall St. to sell stock or to banks to get loans. In the meantime, its employees have turned to Go Fund Me to raise $50,000 to keep.

2018 70

Faraday Future sues investor claiming takeover "plot"

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The story of Faraday Future keeps getting stranger. Faraday FutureAfter making a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2017 and announcing plans to build a giant new factory in Las Vegas, then virtually disappearing when it ran out of money, the company was revived with a new investment this year, bought a much smaller factory in California, produced.

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. For this reason, the MAN eTGE 4.140 will launched for these applications in the near future.

2018 100

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.

2018 90

Does Faraday have a Future? Latest financing disrupted—again

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Faraday's Future has hit another snag, in a dispute with the company's latest investors. The development of the luxury electric Faraday Future FF91, has been a roller-coaster ride of winning financing, running into disputes, delaying the car, and finding new investors. DON'T MISS: Faraday Future gets a $2 billion lifeline to build expensive. Faraday Future

2018 60

How Nissan hopes to market its future electric cars

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The Nissan Leaf with a roughly 60-kilowatt-hour battery was expected to make its public debut at the LA Auto Show earlier this month. It didn’t. That car is expected to appear “very soon,” perhaps at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show to be held in Las Vegas a month hence. DON'T MISS: Long-range Nissan Leaf missing from LA Auto. Advertising Marketing nissan leaf

Groupe PSA selects Punch Powertrain for future electrified transmission systems; 48V configuration up first

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Punch Powertrain has carried out major investments to meet the requirements of a project of this magnitude, including the acquisition of the power electronics expert Apojee in January 2018. Additionally, in 2018 the company will introduce its first electric powertrain on the market.

2018 111

Faraday Future factory completes its first full car (Updated)

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The Faraday Future factory is up and running. Faraday FutureIt produced its first complete pre-production electric car on Tuesday, after building its first production body late last month. A company memo leaked to Green Car Reports reveals that Faraday plans a party to celebrate the milestone at its assembly plant in California's Central Valley on Tuesday.

2018 63

Faraday Future loses final founding executive (Updated)

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Faraday Future is a startup electric carmaker founded by a Chinese investor and five executives with experience in building cars and electric cars. READ THIS: Does Faraday have a Future? Now that the company seems to be in its final throes of its latest financial crisis, the last of those executives has reportedly left the company. Latest

2018 58

Rivian R1T pickup, R1S SUV ready for future 800V upgrade—possibly in 2022

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The Michigan-based electric-vehicle hopeful Rivian claims that its upcoming R1T pickup and R1S sport-utility vehicle, both revealed last month around the LA Auto Show, will be able to recharge up to 200 miles of range in just 30 minutes—provided they’re connected to a DC fast charger capable of delivering 160 kw. In the not-too-distant. Rivian 800V

2018 83

Study projects future EVs to have 30-70% lower environmental impacts that current EVs when changes to electricity generation are considered

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Numerous studies have tackled the future environmental impact of battery-electric vehicles; the resulting assessments are highly uncertain. The second is the impacts of changes to the electricity sector on the environmental burdens of producing and recharging future EVs.

2018 106

Faraday Future reveals first production FF91 body

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After two years in the development wilderness, Faraday Future is marching forward toward producing its first ultra-luxury electric SUV. Faraday Future plans to deliver the first FF91s to customers as The company announced Monday that it built its first "body-in-white" of the FF91, the basic body structure of its upcoming first production car.

2018 62

Faraday Future confirms $2B in first round funding; Evergrande Health strategic investor

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Luxury, performance electric vehicle startup Faraday Future (FF) has confirmed the US$2 billion of first round equity funding following Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) approval.

2018 93

Ghosn out at Nissan, VW I.D. names, Faraday Future soap opera: Today's Car News

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And cross-lawsuits reveal the underlying machinations in the Faraday Future saga. emissions EPA VW Carlos Ghosn Faraday FutureNissan announced it planned to remove Chairman Carlos Ghosn after an investigation revealed alleged financial misdealing. VW has no fun trademarking names for its new series of I.D. electric cars. The EPA plans to tighten emissions rules on heavy trucks. All this and.

2018 53

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

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de Vries (2018). But the future estimate? We don’t really have a common approach to getting to a future estimate of electricity consumption right now, which is why I am hoping to get this conversation started.

2018 90

Ford's future hybrid, electric-car lineup: 5 things to know

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The "Ford Uncovered Future Product Forum" held Thursday for journalists was a break in recent tradition for Detroit's second-largest automaker. The abrupt firing of CEO Mark Fields last May was an indication that Ford's board of directors wasn't happy with progress in preparing the company for a turbulent and uncertain automotive future. China Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 58

Harley-Davidson invests in Alta Motors; companies will collaborate on future electric motorcycle product development

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We believe electric motorcycles are the future, and that American companies have an opportunity to lead that future. Harley-Davidson, Inc.

2018 98

NASA, Uber to explore safety, efficiency of future urban airspace

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earlier post ), further to explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas. NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc.

2018 78

Daimler AG Board approves Project Future corporate restructure; goes to shareholders in 2019

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Following approval by the Board of Management and Supervisory Board the corporation can now move into the implementation phase of what it calls “PROJECT FUTURE”. The steps toward implementation will be taken in 2018 and 2019.

2018 78

Ford's future 300-mile all-electric performance SUV: what we know

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Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Lots of automakers wish they could get a bite of Tesla’s business. While critics and auto-industry analysts harp about the company's lack of profitability and slow production, fewer acknowledge that when the Model S was launched it quickly claimed the mantle as the bestselling luxury sedan on the market. If traditional automakers remain.

2018 58

Future Tesla Autopilot chips may come from Samsung self-driving push

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The race to build self-driving cars is heating up, with Google (Waymo), Tesla, Uber, Lyft, Ford, GM (Cruise), and others all vying to build the first reliable self-driving system. Now add Korean electronics giant Samsung to that list—with a twist. Its first client could be one of the major competitors in the business, Tesla. Tesla once had a. self-driving cars Tesla Autopilot

2018 69

Audi using machine learning to optimize quality inspections in the press shop

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Artificial intelligence and machine learning are key technologies for the future at Audi. In the future, quality inspection using ML will replace the current optical crack detection with smart cameras, which involves a great deal of manual effort.

2018 166

50 million VWs, Faraday Future exodus Tesla Track Mode: Today's Car News

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Faraday Future's last founding executive steps away. self-driving cars Faraday FutureVW announced plans to build almost as many electric cars as it did diesels. Tesla introduces Track Mode on Model 3 Performance cars. And we hear which electric car our Twitter followers would buy in our latest poll results. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Volkswagen chief executive.

2018 48

Kyoto University team proposes selective dismantling to increase recycling potential of precious metals from end-of-life vehicles

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If the recycling system for ELVs does not react positively to this change, many of the PMs in ELVs may not be returned to their material streams for reutilization in the future. The team set 2015 as the reference year and 2040 as the target year to reflect the current and future situations.

2018 135

GM electric plans, Faraday's future, expanding charger access: Today's Car News

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And Faraday Future loses a key executive in financing turmoil. General Motors GM Camaro Charging Networks Faraday FutureGM plans to announce a major shift in manufacturing that could benefit electric cars. Chevrolet introduced a concept electric drag racer. Charging networks join forces. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Multiple sources indicate that GM plans a big shift in its manufacturing.

2018 48

Study links air pollution to increased emergency department visits for heart and lung disease

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Down the line, this research has implications for how we think about future pollution regulations because the way we regulate pollutants might differ between primary and secondary pollution.

2018 148

One size won't fit all for future Kia EVs

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For an automaker that’s pitching itself toward the fun side of the Hyundai Motor Group, the tone for the automaker’s sizable electric push soon sounds altogether like pants. “It’s all about what fits,” said Michael Winkler, director of powertrains for Kia in Europe. By the end of next year, Kia will offer in the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids

2018 63

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.

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

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It is the first model using the new high-power charging infrastructure developed by Porsche Engineering for the future high-power charging network that will be operated by the Ionity joint venture.

2018 150

Volkswagen previewing mobile quick charging station; trials in 2019, production in 2020

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Volkswagen is previewing the company’s future mobile quick charging station. The first mobile quick charging stations will be set up as early as the first half of 2019 in Wolfsburg as part of a pilot project, and will support the expansion of a charging infrastructure in the urban area.

2018 146

First car using Nidec’s E-Axle traction motor system unveiled

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The new electric car brand Aion S—recently unveiled at Auto Guangzhou 2018 by GAC NE, GAC MOTOR’s new energy vehicle arm—will be the first line of cars to adopt Nidec’s fully integrated traction motor system (E-Axle) ( earlier post ).

2018 131

CARB approves ICT regulation; 100% zero-emission bus fleets by 2040; ZEB tech symposium in Feb 2019

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The California Air Resources Board on Friday approved the Innovative Clean Transit regulation (ICT) ( earlier post )—a first-of-its-kind regulation in the US that sets a statewide goal for public transit agencies to gradually transition to 100% zero-emission bus (ZEB) fleets by 2040.

2018 148

Upstream Security: cyber hacks could cost auto industry $24 billion within 5 years

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Upstream studied the impact of more than 170 documented, Smart Mobility, cyber incidents reported between 2010-2018 and projected future trends based on that eight-year history.

2018 127

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

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The plant is evolving into a “Center of Future Mobility”. Customers and visitors can enjoy an interactive encounter with e-mobility and digitalization to discover more about the future of mobility.

2018 157

Nissan to unveil new EV at Auto China 2018, showcase Nissan LEAF and IMx KURO with B2V technology

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Nissan will unveil a new electric model at Auto China 2018 in Beijing and showcase the new Nissan LEAF and the Nissan IMx KURO electric crossover concept vehicle. At the core of the Nissan IMx KURO’s technological features is a future version of ProPILOT that offers fully autonomous operation.

2018 78

Faraday Future promised $1.5 billion, says FF 91 will arrive by end of this year

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Now struggling Faraday Future, the electric-car startup firm whose entrepreneurial Chinese backer is facing legal action in his home country, appears to have found a well-heeled savior. China plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Startups Faraday Future FF 91Starting a car company is not only very, very hard—as Tesla, Fisker, and many others testify—but requires breathtaking sums of money.

2018 57

Audi to invest ~€14B in electromobility, digitalization and autonomous driving over next 5 years

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This planning round bears a clear signature: We are taking a very systematic approach to electric mobility and will be much more focused in future. We are consistently prioritizing our resources for future-oriented products and services that are highly attractive and relevant to the market.

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