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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Audi e-tron Sportback, second electric car from automaker, to enter production in 2019

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The e-tron Sportback concept was revealed at the 2017 Shanghai auto show earlier this year and the production version will arrive in 2019 bearing the same name. The brand last week confirmed the e-tron Sportback would arrive in 2019 and be. Audi has confirmed what was seemingly already known: the e-tron Sportback concept is headed to production.

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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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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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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 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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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

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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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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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

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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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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 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

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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.

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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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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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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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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.).

Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV being built now; Europe launch this year, U.S. in 2018

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While Audi and Mercedes-Benz have trumpeted the electric crossover utility vehicles they will offer in 2018 and 2019, a smaller competitor is keeping pace with the German giants. The British brand Jaguar won praise for the design of its I-Pace electric SUV on its debut at last November's Los Angeles auto show. Now, that vehicle is already in pilot. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Report: Toyota to begin mass production in China in 2019 of EVs based on C-HR

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Japan’s Asahi Shimbun reports that Toyota will begin mass production of EVs in China in 2019, using the C-HR crossover ( earlier post ) as the base.

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VW to Tesla: 'Anything you can do, we can do better'

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Moreover, while its first high-volume electric cars won't hit the market until 2019 or 2020, the. With a new book imminent that gives new details on its diesel-emission cheating scandal, Volkswagen Group continues to struggle for positive corporate PR. Yet the company publicly appears to be confident that it has weathered the worst of that storm. VW Group Tesla Motors 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.

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'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