2019 Hyundai Ioniq preview

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The 2019 Hyundai Ioniq returns this year as an inexpensive alternative for green car shoppers on a budget. Its lineup has fully matured now; the Ioniq is available as an affordable hybrid, a slightly more expensive plug-in hybrid, or a fully electric model available in limited areas. We say: green, greener, or greenest—no bad pick. The most. Plug-In Hybrids Preview

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2019 Honda Insight video review

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This 2019 Honda Insight is the third Honda to wear the name and perhaps it’s. You could be forgiven for not remembering the two Honda vehicles that have worn an Insight badge before. The first was a quirky hatchback two-seater that struggled for acceptance with mainstream buyers. The second was a Prius-like Prius fighter, egg shape and all. Videos

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2019 Ram drops weight, gains 48V eTorque mild hybrid system

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FCA pulled the wraps off the new 2019 Ram 1500 at the Detroit Auto Show. The eTorque mild hybrid system is one of several changes made to the powertrains for the 2019 Ram 1500. For the 2019 model year, the iDFSO feature is improved to be active in third gear and higher.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid first drive

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When it comes to an electrified luxury crossover like the 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid, the default knee-jerk reaction is to throw out that last one. READ THIS: 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: the. Electrified cars are all too often about numbers: electric-only range, charging time, kilowatt-hours, and, of course, value. Except… don’t. plug-in cars

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Mitsubishi to introduce 2019 Outlander PHEV at Geneva; redesigned powertrain

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will stage the global premiere of the new 2019 model year Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV at the upcoming Geneva show. The 2019 model year Outlander PHEV features a next-generation system with both EV and SUV breakthroughs.

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Seven-Eleven Japan, Toyota launching next-gen convenience store project in 2019; fuel cell trucks and generators

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Toyota has been investigating the use of newly developed fuel cell trucks and fuel cell generators, and the project will be implemented in stages starting in 2019.

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Kia to build electric cars in India by late 2019

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Kia will spend $1 billion on a new assembly plant in southern India to build an electric car for that market by late 2019. The move comes just over a decade before India intends to ban the sale of fossil-fuel vehicles. Just what form an Indian-market electric Kia will take remains unknown, especially since the automaker doesn't currently sell cars. India Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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VW unveils 2019 Jetta at Detroit; MQB-based, lower price

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unveiled the new 2019 Jetta at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In addition, the 2019 Jetta offers a combination of both passive and active safety systems that are engineered to meet or exceed current crash regulations. Volkswagen of America, Inc.,

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New larger 2019 Volkswagen Jetta boosts fuel economy over curren generation

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The all-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, unveiled in January at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit ( earlier post ) will offer improved EPA-estimated fuel economy for the model: 30 mpg city (7.8

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Hyundai’s 2019 IONIQ electrified line-up adds active safety features, voice recognition, remote charge management

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Hyundai’s model-year 2019 IONIQ lineup—hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric— adds new and broader applications of active safety features, enhanced voice-recognition features and standard remote charge management for Plug-in and Electric models. 2019 Ioniq models will be available at Hyundai dealerships this summer. 2019 Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid. New for the 2019 IONIQ models: Driver Attention Alert and High Beam Assist safety features now available.

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New Subaru Crosstrek plug-in hybrid coming for 2019

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Subaru announced Friday that its long-awaited Crosstrek plug-in hybrid will go on sale as a 2019 model. Last month, Car and Driver reported that Subaru filed the trademark name Evoltis with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, leading to speculation that the name could be applied to the expected plug-in hybrid version of the Crosstrek. Subaru. California CARB plug-in cars

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TNGA-based 2019 Toyota Avalon features new hybrid system

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Underpinned by the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) K Sedan platform, the 2019 Avalon is powered by two new TNGA powertrains: a punchy 3.5-liter V6 (2GR-FKS), and, a 2.5-liter Dynamic Force four-cylinder Toyota Hybrid System II (THS II) with 650-volt electric motor (A25A-FXS) and Continuously-Variable Transmission (CVT). 2019 Avalon Hybrid. Toyota unveiled the new fifth-generation Avalon at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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2019 Honda Insight first drive mpg review: 55 mpg from hybrid sedan

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Last week, we drove the new 2019 Honda Insight sedan and found Honda's newest compact hybrid roomy and comfortable. During our drive around Minneapolis, its exurbs, and into Wisconsin, we wanted to put to the test Honda's claims that its 1.5-liter inline-4 and 96-kw electric motor combination could return an EPA-rated 52 mpg combined (48 mpg

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New 2019 Toyota Avalon hybrid boosts fuel economy 10% to 44 mpg combined

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Toyota estimates that the 2019 Avalon Hybrid will boost fuel economy by up to 10% over its MY 2018 predecessor, from 40 mpg (5.88

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Ford 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van in US adds diesel option, 4G LTE

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Ford introduced the new 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van. The 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van offers three different engines—including a diesel—capable of running on five different fuels. The 2019 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van goes on sale this fall.

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2019 Nissan Altima features VC-Turbo variable compression ratio engine, AWD, ProPILOT Assist

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At the New York International Auto Show, Nissan revealed the 2019 Altima. The 2019 Altima goes on sale in the US in the fall, followed by other global markets at later dates. For 2019, the Xtronic transmission receives an expanded lock-up area for improved efficiency.

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2019 Honda Insight: good-looking 50-mpg competitor for Prius hybrid

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Teased in January as a "concept" without an interior, the production version of the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan has been revealed just before this week's New York auto show. EPA ratings aren't yet final, but Honda says the new Insight is projected to achieve "up to 55 mpg" on the city cycle, and a combined fuel-economy number of "50 mpg or. New York Auto Show

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New 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup: planned for all powertrain types

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For the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup unveiling Saturday night, Chevy's executives and engineers stayed ruthlessly on message. Vehicle launches at auto shows include a dance between automakers, which only want certain information revealed, and journalists, who want to put specific news items into a bigger and broader context. The company said. Pickups Detroit Auto Show Chevy powertrains

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New TNGA Dynamic Force 2.0L engine for 2019 Corolla Hatchback smaller, more powerful than 1.8L

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At the New York International Auto Show this week, Toyota will stage the premiere of the new 2019 Corolla Hatchback.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid PHEV debuts; third new Porsche hybrid powertrain since 2017

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The newly introduced 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid makes significant advancements over both the standard Cayenne and the preceding Cayenne S E-Hybrid ( earlier post ) it replaces, including more power, quicker acceleration, a faster top speed, and increased electric-only range.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: the subtly earthy type

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The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid doesn't boast about its plug-in hybrid, eco-friendly credentials. Instead of a big charge port conspicuously placed on one front fender, the Cayenne has matching covers for fuel or electricity on either side of the vehicle. They're part of its dual-nature: one part a high-performance crossover SUV that's just a. Plug-In Hybrids

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Cisco and Hyundai to bring “hyper-connected” car to production in 2019; software defined vehicle architecture

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Hyundai will feature this new in-vehicle network in their premium 2019 vehicles. At CES, Cisco and Hyundai Motor Company announced the coming production of a next-generation, hyperconnected car.

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Aemetis completes operation of cellulosic ethanol demo unit; 12 Mgpy plant for 2019

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With a 20-year feedstock supply agreement and a 55-year lease already signed, the 12-million gallon per year Riverbank plant is expected to begin operations in 2019.

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2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid first drive review: understated efficiency

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The 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid—like the Camry Hybrid that it’s loosely based on—hides in plain sight. When it comes to hybrids and Toyota, one shape typically comes to mind. Hint: It doesn’t have a trunk. It’s a full-size, four-door sedan that seamlessly blends into the rest of the Avalon lineup. This year, and for the

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Mercedes-Benz unveils new Sprinter; focus on connectivity; electric drive in 2019; realizing adVANce

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Electrification: eSprinter to follow in 2019. The eVito will be followed by the eSprinter in 2019. Mercedes?Benz Benz unveiled the latest generation of its successful Sprinter model at an event held at a logistics center in the Duisburg, Germany docks.

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2019 Chevy Silverado will offer new turbo-4 that can run on 2 cylinders

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Chevrolet announced last week that its upcoming 2019 Silverado full-size pickup will offer a new turbo-4 in place of the base V-6 in some models. Like the V-8s in some of GM's large pickups, the new engine will have active cylinder management that cuts two of the four cylinders during light loads. Earlier this year, GM announced that two of its. Trucks

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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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2019 Honda Insight review, Tesla Autopilot Buddy ban, and Colorado joins CA emissions states: Today's Car News

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We review the 2019 Honda Insight and put the manufacturer's fuel-economy claims to the test. And we take another look at the 2019 Insight with our video review of the hybrid sedan. The NHTSA has banned Autopilot Buddy. Colorado plans to join the 13 California emissions states. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. Is the third time a charm

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2019 Jaguar I-Pace: brief first drive of all-electric luxury crossover

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After less than four minutes behind the wheel of the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace, the electric Jaguar feels like the beginning of something. DON'T MISS: 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover debuts in. A parking lot in suburban New Jersey isn’t the first place I’d look for a revolution. According to Jaguar, it’s where ours will start. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Gen 5 2019 Toyota RAV4 debuts at New York International Auto Show; 2.5L inline-4 and Toyota Hybrid System

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Eight airbags come standard on the 2019 RAV4, and so does Toyota’s Star Safety System, which includes Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), and Smart Stop Technology (SST).

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ArcelorMittal and partner Honda unveil first inner and outer door ring system; applied on 2019 Acura RDX

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The partners co-engineered the system for the 2019 Acura RDX.

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Continental will introduce fifth-generation automotive radar in 2019

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Continental is now developing its fifth generation of automotive short- and long-range radar sensors, which will enter series production in 2019. Not only does the new generation have greater capacity, it is also based on a scalable modular principle, which, with its graduated function scopes, flexibly supports vehicle manufacturers’ different requirements and electrical-electronic (E/E) architectures.

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Nissan unveils new LEAF; 150-mile range; high-power variant with larger battery in 2019

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The new LEAF will also be followed in model year 2019 with a high-power version with increased motor power and battery capacity. Nissan revealed the Nissan LEAF electric vehicles in a global launch event in Yokohama, followed by its North American debut at a media event in Las Vegas.

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2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut at Detroit auto show

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The company said Tuesday morning that it will show a prototype of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight. The end-of-year holiday season is just really starting, but information on Detroit auto show debuts next month is coming in. A new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. Detroit Auto Show

BYTON unveils drivable electric SUV concept at CES; production model in 2019

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The car will be available in China towards the end of 2019, and in the US and Europe in 2020. BYTON’s production car will be equipped with L3 ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) in 2019.

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2019 Honda Insight production model to make global debut at New York International Auto Show; series hybrid with 55 mpg city

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The all-new, production version of the 2019 Insight ( earlier post ) will make its global production debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS).

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2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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The 2019 Honda Insight is a compact premium sedan projected to get an EPA combined rating of 50 mpg or better. Pickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut. It's an interesting and handsome model that revives a familiar name for Honda. The new Insight is Honda's third try at a dedicated hybrid, each of. Detroit Auto Show Videos

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President’s 2019 budget request cuts DOE Energy programs 43%; EERE, 65%; kills Loans program and ARPA-E

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President Trump unveiled his FY 2019 budget request, including $30.6 billion for the Department of Energy (DOE)—a more than 3% decrease from the 2017 enacted level. The bulk of DOE funding would flow to the National Nuclear Security Administration ($15.1 billion, +$2.2 billion over FY 2017 Enacted) and Environmental Management (US$6.6 billion, $182 million above FY 2017 Enacted).

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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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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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