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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

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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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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

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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

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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.

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.

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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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 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

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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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

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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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

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.

DRIVEN consortium to test Level 4 autonomous fleet in UK in 2019

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The DRIVEN consortium—led by artificial intelligence company Oxbotica , which is developing next-gen autonomous vehicles—will test a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles in urban areas and on motorways, culminating in an end-to-end journey from London to Oxford.

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.

VW Beetle Range To Expand In 2019 As Sub-Brand To Rival Mini: Report

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In the company''s early days, much of Volkswagen''s range centered around just one model: The Beetle. Those days may return to an extent, as the Beetle is the latest subject of Volkswagen''s desire to fill every automotive niche possible. German site Auto Bild reports that the next-generation Beetle could become the basis for a whole range of

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WiTricity and Prodrive Technologies to develop 11 kW EV wireless charging system for European carmaker’s 2019 planned introduction

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The two companies were selected to design the system by a leading European carmaker that plans to release its first wirelessly-charged vehicles in 2019. Wireless power transfer company WiTricity is collaborating with Prodrive Technologies, a Tier-1 supplier of power electronics and sensors, to design a high-performance 11 kW wireless charging system.

DOE will award up to $25M to reduce costs of algal biofuels to less than $5/gge by 2019

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $25 million in funding to reduce the cost of algal biofuels to less than $5 per gasoline gallon equivalent (gge) by 2019. Earlier post.).

Future Volvo electric car to be built in China

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Finally joining the bandwagon, Swedish manufacturer Volvo has confirmed that it will introduce its first all-electric vehicle to the market in 2019. The announcement was made last week at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. That proved to be an appropriate stage, as the Chinese-owned maker plans on having the model produced in China. DON’T MISS. China Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Shanghai Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Ford plans 300-mile electric SUV, hybrid F-150 and Mustang, more U.S. production: BREAKING

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Ford released plans today for its future portfolio of electified vehicles, including an all-electric SUV with 300 miles of range Perhaps more remarkable, it will offer hybrid versions of both the F-150 pickup truck—previously discussed for 2019 or so—and the Mustang sport coupe.

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Forecast: global 3-wheeler market to grow at CAGR of 13% through 2019

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The value of the global three-wheeler market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13% during 2014-19, according to a recently published report by TechSci Research, “Global Three Wheeler Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019”. The introduction of CNG/LPG three-wheelers has revived the global three-wheeler market and significantly increased the acceptability of three-wheelers across many countries, especially in developing nations, the report says.

Audi unveils 2nd battery-electric Audi concept in Shanghai; production in 2019; 3-motor “e-quattro” drive

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The production version will come in 2019 as Audi’s second battery-electric offering, following the introduction of the production version of the Audi e-tron SUV ( earlier post ) in 2018. Audi is unveiling a new battery-electric e-tron concept in Shanghai: the Audi e-tron Sportback.

Ford's electric-vehicle strategy: absorb costs in most profitable trucks

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By the end of 2019, Ford expects powertrains with some kind of electrification to be available in 40. Earlier this year, Ford announced that it would significantly expand its lineup of electrified vehicles—including mild hybrids with advanced start-stop systems, regular hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and perhaps a battery-electric model or two. Trucks Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Commercial vehicle

Volvo will make its first all-electric car in China; available in 2019, exported globally

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The all-new model will be based on Volvo’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) for smaller cars, and will be available for sale in 2019 and exported globally from China, Volvo said. Volvo Cars announced at Auto Shanghai that it will build its first fully electric car in China.

Pike Research forecasts annual global sales of light-duty natural gas vehicles to reach 3.2M in 2019

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between 2012 and 2019, reaching 3.2 million vehicles sold in 2019, according to a new forecast by Pike Research. million LD NGVs on the road by 2019. Research expects the Middle East and Africa regions to remain relatively flat overall (2% CAGR between 2012 and 2019), largely due to the volatility in the Iranian market.

Six new electric cars, Daimler invests, Tesla Model 3 pricing proposed, U.S. gas mileage: Today's Car News

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Today, we look at six new electric cars coming in 2018 and 2019, Daimler invests in charging network ChargePoint, and a new study indicates U.S. fleet average fuel economy did not increase much over the past 25 years. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We have additional plug-in electric car sales figures for February 2017, showing that the. Today in Car News

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Which luxury brand will do best in electric cars? Poll results

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All four of those makes have shown concepts for their pricey, 200-mile-plus electric cars, and most of them are expected to go on sale in the second half of next year as 2019 models. Within the next two years we will see new all-electric luxury cars from Audi, BMW, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz appear in actual showrooms.

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NIO and Mobileye join forces to deliver L4 autonomy by 2019

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signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a strategic partnership jointly to develop differentiated Level 4 (L4) autonomy for NIO US vehicles by 2019. NIO USA plans to launch its first vehicles built fully in 2019. Electric vehicle startup NIO ( earlier post ) and Mobileye N.V. NIO USA vehicles will be built upon the Car 3.0 stack, a set of integrated modular technologies and infrastructure conceived from the ground up for L4 Autonomous Electric Vehicles.

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Volkswagen to build first production MEB electric vehicle at Zwickau in 2019

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Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant in Saxony, Germany will build the brand’s first production vehicle based on the MEB—the Modular Electric Drive kit, Modularer Elektrifizierungsbaukastenin—2019. Earlier post.) Volkswagen’s main Wolfsburg plant and the Emden plant will also produce MEB vehicles.

Ford to test plug-in hybrid Transit Custom van in London

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Before its planned 2019 production launch, one of those vehicles will soon begin testing in London. Earlier this month, Ford announced a host of new electrified vehicles, including prototype and production hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric models. It's a plug-in hybrid version of the Ford Transit Custom van, designed for commercial use. Europe Plug-In Hybrids UK Prototype plug-in cars London

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Used Hybrids To Avoid, Tesla Deliveries, Canadians Support Hydrogen: Today's Car News

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A Montreal taxi operator plans to put 2,000 electric taxis on the Canadian city's streets by 2019. Today, see which used hybrid cars to avoid, why Tesla may have fallen short of a previously-set delivery goal, and why Hyundai thinks Canadian car buyers are keen on hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Some used cars. Today in Car News

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