Volvo to electrify all cars from 2019: 'end of internal-combustion engine alone'

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The Swedish automaker will go all-electrified come 2019; every single vehicle it launches will feature an electric motor in some usage. Volvo has announced a major leap forward in an effort to embrace an electrified portfolio of vehicles.

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Toshiba doubles anode capacity in next-generation Li-ion battery; titanium niobium oxide; application in FY 2019

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We will continue to improve the battery’s performance and aim to put the next-generation SCiB into practical application in fiscal year 2019.

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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. 2019 will also see the introduction of the first battery-electric vehicles.

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Volkswagen's 5 electric cars start in 2019: what we know so far

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The German automaker has already hinted at its future electric cars with a handful of concepts, but its first high-volume electric cars won't arrive until 2019. As Volkswagen works to look toward the future, following its damaging diesel deceit, electric cars and plug-in vehicles will be front and center in its product publicity. What do we know. China Future Cars VW Group plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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GKN Driveline develops new e-drive system for PHEVs; starts production on global platform in 2019

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The system will start production in 2019 on a global platform from a European vehicle manufacturer. GKN Driveline has developed a new, complete electric drive system for plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs).

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Every Volvo car launched from 2019 to have an electrified powertrain; “the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car”

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Volvo Cars announced that every Volvo it launches from 2019 on will have an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE) and placing electrification at the core of its future business. Volvo Cars will launch five fully electric cars between 2019 and 2021, three of which will be Volvo models and two of which will be high performance electrified cars from Polestar, Volvo Cars’ performance car arm.

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LNG-powered cruise ships to enter service in 2019

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Cars and trucks aren't the only source of transportation-related carbon emissions. The massive ships that ply the world's oceans are major sources of pollution as well, but generally receive less attention from regulators. But one cruise line is now taking steps to reduce the environmental impact of its fleet. DON'T MISS: Cruise ships start to. emissions natural gas air pollution LNG Boats

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Volvo plans a long-range electric car for 2019, details to come

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The electric car that Volvo has long planned for 2019 could join a growing group of long-range, mass-market models like the Chevrolet Bolt EV, the upcoming Tesla Model 3, and the second-generation Nissan Leaf. The Swedish automaker has concentrated on plug-in hybrids for the most part thus far, but plans to launch a production electric car within. Geely Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Montreal Plan: 2,000 Electric Taxis By 2019 To Compete With Uber, Lyft

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A company operating in the Canadian city is undertaking a plan to put 2,000 electric taxis in service by 2019. Several cities have experimented with electric taxis, but Montreal could soon have one of the largest fleets in operation. That's the vision of Alexandre Taillefer, one of the "dragons" on the French-language version of the reality show. Canada Montreal taxi plug-in cars fleet

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2019 Mazda 3 to feature world-first HCCI engine for efficiency: report

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Now Mazda, one of the smallest global automakers, plans to introduce it in a radical new engine to be used in a future Mazda vehicle in 2019. It's a technology that's been a sort of Holy Grail in the auto industry for at least a couple of decades. It's called homogeneous charge compression ignition, or HCCI: in essence it lets a gasoline engine. HCCI Engines Fuel Economy SKYACTIV

Mobileye and Delphi to partner on SAE Level 4/5 automated driving solution for 2019

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The partners’ “Central Sensing Localization and Planning” (CSLP) platform will be demonstrated in combined urban and highway driving at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and production ready for 2019.

2019 BMW i5 crossover utility vehicle rendered from patent drawings

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With BMW having decided to offer not only plug-in hybrids across its range but also fully electric versions of its core models, its 'i' sub-brand is in a curious position. Is there a future for the high-tech vehicles designed for maximum efficiency when battery-electric powertrains are rolling into conventional cars as well? The answer to that. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW i5

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Aston Martin RapidE electric luxury sedan delayed to 2019 as Williams replaces Le Eco

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Among electric-car owners and advocates, tiny British sports-car maker Aston Martin has become a company to watch. That's largely due to its CEO for the last few years, Andy Palmer, who had previously led product development at Nissan while it launched the Leaf electric car. Palmer had ambitious plans for a lineup of electric vehicles at Nissan. China plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Williams Faraday Future FF 91

Mazda to offer electric car in 2019, maybe with range extender?

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Company officials said Mazda plans to launch an electric car in 2019, dangling hints that it may. Mazda may become the next automaker to commit to building an electric car, possibly one with a range-extending gasoline engine. That's the gist of numerous of conversations between journalists and Mazda executives at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car Range Extending

New all-electric Mini E to launch in 2019 as halo for brand

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The first Mini E, cobbled together by putting a battery pack where the rear seat used to be, was BMW's very first attempt at building a modern electric car. Only a few hundred were built, back in 2009, but the quick project gave the German company real-world experience on how electric-car drivers used their cars, recharged them, and otherwise. Future Cars Minicars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Smaller, cheaper Toyota Mirai fuel-cell car coming in 2019, company says

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To increase the reach of its hybrid cars, Toyota launched the Prius C subcompact in 2012 as a smaller, less expensive alternative to the Prius Liftback that's the linchpin of its lineup. Now, Toyota says it may be planning to do something similar with its Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. The 2016 Toyota Mirai was launched last year in Japan. Tokyo Infrastructure hydrogen Future Cars hydrogen fuel cell Olympics

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Tesla and Panasonic to manufacture solar cells and modules in Buffalo, NY; 1GW by 2019

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Production of the first PV modules will begin in summer 2017, and will ramp to 1 Gigawatt of module production by 2019. Tesla and Panasonic finalized an agreement to begin the manufacturing of photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules at the Buffalo, NY factory.

China electric-car rules to start in 2019; aggressive totals are world's highest

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You may not have heard it happen, but the global automotive industry changed forever on Thursday. China released its plan to require substantial sales of plug-in electric cars by all makers who want to sell in the world's largest car market, and they start in little more than a year. The levels far exceed those required by California, whose. emissions China Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Zero Emission Vehicle regulation new energy vehicles

2019 Volvo XC40 small SUV to become brand's first electric car

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Two years ago, the Volvo XC90 large SUV launched to widespread acclaim and awards as the Sino-Swedish brand's first all-new vehicle in six years. It was followed by the S90 sedan and V90 wagon in 2017, filling out its large luxury lineup. The 2018 Volvo XC60 mid-size crossover utility is now starting to filter into dealers, to be followed by its. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Blue Bird developing battery-electric V2G school bus in $9M+ project; demo fleet in California in 2019

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Combined with matching funding from other public and private entities in California, the total project funding will be more than $9M and result in an eight bus demonstration fleet deployed in California by 2019. In December 2016, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it would be awarding $15M to organizations in an effort to accelerate the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel vehicles.

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BMW i5 electric crossover SUV in 2019: latest rumor-mill roundup

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The next electric BMW has been the subject of intense interest and discussion for many months. Now, we think we've pieced together a rough idea of the car, its timing, its configuration, and its technology. The BMW i5 electric crossover SUV (with optional range extender) will likely be unveiled at an auto show sometime next year, and go into. plug-in cars BMW i5

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Audi Q4 SUV set for 2019 launch

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Audi has been busy with its SUV range recently. We’ve had the new Q2, the Q5 has had a facelift, while the Q6 and flagship Q8 have recently been annou

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Apple Electric Car Is "Committed Project," To Ship In 2019: Report

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Rumors continue to swirl around the existence of an Apple-branded electric car, even in the absence of any official confirmation of the project by the tech company. News stories point to the hiring of employees with auto-industry experience, and discussions between Apple and car-related entities. Now, there's at least an indication of when the. Green Apple Silicon Valley plug-in cars

Honda Urban EV Concept to go on sale in 2019, but not for North America

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If there were a favorite car among journalists and car fans at this week's Frankfurt motor show, it may have been a small, all-electric hatchback city car. Which is pretty remarkable, given the practical, unexciting, utilitarian, slightly nerdy image every non-Tesla electric car seems to carry among that group even today. The car in question is. Frankfurt Auto Show minicar Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Mercedes Electric Car Around 2019: Could Be SUV, Sedan, Or Both

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Mercedes-Benz has already discussed an electric car, with a possible introduction date of 2019. Over the next few years, established German luxury automakers are expected to respond to Tesla's success with a series of high-end electric cars and plug-in hybrids. Both a sedan and an crossover are rumored, giving Mercedes models to parallel the Tesla. Daimler plug-in cars

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2019 Ford 'Model E' hybrid, electric car coming from Mexico plant?

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Now it appears that the Detroit automaker may plan to use that name itself on a dedicated vehicle coming in 2019 that will be offered as a hybrid, a battery-electric car, and. Two years ago, Ford successfully fought efforts by Tesla Motors to register the name "Model E" for what we now know as the Tesla Model 3, unveiled last week to great fanfare.

Volvo To Sell Electric Car By 2019, More Plug-In Hybrids Before That

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Volvo says it will put an all-electric car on sale by 2019. That goal is part of a larger strategy to grow the number of plug-in cars in its lineup over the next few years. In an announcement of this new strategy, Volvo said it expects electrified vehicles to account for up to 10 percent of sales "in the medium term." DON'T MISS: Volvo Leads. Green Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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Volvo's new Polestar electric-car brand to launch 600-hp model in 2019

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Polestar, formerly Volvo's in-house tuning division, was recently separated from the Swedish brand; Volvo plans to turn it into a standalone brand. Polestar announced plans to build electric and electrified performance cars in the near future, and the brand revealed its first attempt with what it calls the Polestar 1, which they unveiled Thursday. Plug-In Hybrids Performance plug-in cars Polestar

California Extends Electric-Car HOV Lane Access To 2019

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Have you ever been alone in your car, wallowing in traffic, looked across to the empty carpool lane, and thought about making a break for it? California plug-in car drivers can do just that--and now they''ll be able to for several more years.

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Volvo will build compact electric car in 2019, along with larger model

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Volvo recently previewed a pair of concept cars built on the platform that will support its first all-electric vehicle to go into production. Both "40 series" concepts use the new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform for smaller cars, which complements the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform used for larger models. Virtually every. Future Cars plug-in cars

2018 Nissan Leaf debuts: 150 miles for $30,875, 200-plus miles in 2019

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The spy shots, teaser photos, rumors, and feverish speculation can all be put behind us. The 2018 Nissan Leaf hatchback has debuted, and we can now see every facet of the second generation of the world's best-selling electric car. The compact five-door's 40-kilowatt-hour battery is projected to get a 150-mile combined U.S. range rating, Nissan. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Juniper Research: smart city traffic systems to reduce congestion for over 700m drivers by 2019

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A recent report from Juniper Research forecast that smart city traffic management and parking projects will reduce cumulative global emissions in the order of 164 MMT (million metric tonnes) of CO 2 between 2014 and 2019—equivalent to the annual emissions produced by 35 million vehicles. Not only will this benefit the environment, but it will also significantly impact the quality of city dwellers’ lives, with some 700 million automobiles projected to be on city roads by 2019.

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EU launches $7.6M ALISE to develop Li-sulfur batteries for plug-ins; targeting stable 500 Wh/kg cell by 2019

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million) project is focused on achieving a stable 500 Wh/kg Li-S cell by 2019.

Aston Martin goes electric with 2019 RapidE saloon

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Aston Martin has confirmed its first all-electric car will enter production in 2019 and take the form of the company’s Rapide four-door saloon.

VW Diesel Update, Apple Car 2019, Electric-Car Advertising: Today's Car News

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Today, we have an update on the Volkswagen diesel deception scandal, a report claiming the Apple electric car could be ready by 2019, and a study that says electric cars aren't selling because manufacturers don't advertise them. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Electric cars aren't selling because automakers don't advertise them, a new. Today in Car News

2019 Ford Escape to get plug-in hybrid, plus Expedition SUV hybrid, Lincoln versions too: report

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In recent years, Ford Motor Company's plans for putting more plug-in electric cars on the road have been, shall we say, murky. GM has the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid, sales of its Chevy Bolt EV 238-mile electric car have risen every month, and it plans a pair of all-electric SUVs by 2020—but Ford now offers just two vehicles that plug in. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

BMW: China Biggest Electric Car Market By 2019, i3 On Sale Soon

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BMW has become the latest in a growing list of automakers to put its faith in the Chinese electric car market. The Chinese automobile market is huge: 18 million passenger cars alone were sold in 2013. That''s ten times that of similarly-populated India, and around 2.4 million more than were sold in the U.S. But so far, electric vehicle sales have

Audi Q6 Electric 'SUV Coupe' Arrives In 2018 Or 2019: CEO

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It's now clear that we'll see a slew of all-electric luxury vehicles with ranges of 200 miles or more from German makers Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz starting in 2017 or 2018. What's less clear is whether those vehicles will be developed as electric cars from the ground up or whether they'll be adapted versions of gasoline models. The current BMW. Green Audi Q6 Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Five-door coupe Future Cars plug-in cars

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China issues NEV quotas for automakers: 10% of sales in 2019 and 12% in 2020

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China has issued its anticipated new regulation requiring most automakers to sell a minimum number of new energy vehicles (NEVs) (battery-electric and plug-in hybrid) annually from 2019 as part of the country’s broader effort to curb carbon emissions by reducing the use of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles.

Borgward BX5 launches in China; electric drive version in Europe in 2019

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The BX5 is scheduled to be launched in Europe in 2019, when the vehicle will also be available with an electric drive system. Borgward Group AG has launched the Borgward BX5 SUV in China.