Ford confirms future all-electric F-Series truck, holds details close

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All-electric isn't just for cars anymore. Ford Group Vice President for Marketing and Sales Jim Farley confirmed that the company will build an all-electric version of its top-selling F-Series pickup. We're going to be electrifying the F-Series—battery electric and hybrid," he said at a presentation at the Deutsche Bank Global Automotive.

2019 87

Long-range Cadillac SUV to lead GM's next electric-car push, in 3 years

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On Sunday night, General Motors showed renderings of a future long-range, all-electric SUV to be offered roughly three years hence by its Cadillac luxury brand. The look at the brand's first battery-electric vehicle came as part of the 2019 Detroit auto-show debut for the 2020 Cadillac XT6, a three-row crossover utility vehicle powered by a very. Detroit Auto Show Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2019 84

Volkswagen Group sets up new group company for energy and charging: Elli

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The name “Elli” stands for “electric life”, because we intend to enable a lifestyle that fully integrates the electric car in people’s everyday lives. The services available will include green power for private households with and without an electric vehicle.

2019 130

DOE: median EV range in US grew from 73 miles in MY 2011 to 125 miles in MY

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In model year 2011, there were just three different models of all-electric vehicles (AEV) available and their ranges on a full charge (according to the Environmental Protection Agency) spanned from 63 to 94 miles. Electric (Battery

2019 100

Which company will sell the first personal-use electric pickup? Take our Twitter poll

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If electric cars are going to take over from internal combustion machines, they will need to be offered in the most popular types of vehicles—and that means pickups. Electric-car fans seem to be clamoring for electric pickups, and some startup automakers—along with Tesla—are starting to respond. READ THIS: Rivian R1T all-electric.

2019 66

MBTA orders 194 series hybrid systems from BAE Systems for new buses

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BAE Systems, a global provider of more than 10,000 electric-hybrid, battery-electric, and fuel-cell electric systems, announced that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has ordered 194 electric-hybrid buses using the BAE Systems Series-ER extended range propulsion system.

2019 102

General Motors to collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots on EV charging network

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General Motors will collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots—three of the US’ leading electric vehicle (EV) charging networks—to enable access to the largest collective electric vehicle charging network in the United States, including more than 31,000 charging ports. GM plans to aggregate dynamic data from each of the EV charging networks so owners of the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt EV can have a more seamless charging experience with their GM vehicles.

2019 85

Electric Ford F-Series, Lincoln crossover, Tesla charger, Chinese minivan: Today's Car News

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Ford plans to build an all-electric F-series truck. Lincoln's making electric "elegant." All this and more on Green Car Reports. GAC Electric Car ChargersTesla has released a new portable Level 2 home charger. And Chinese automaker GAC showed a U.S.-designed designed concept at the Detroit auto show. At a meeting with investors following the Detroit auto show Ford Global Vice.

2019 43

New Flyer launches New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions; sustainable charging and mobility solutions for zero-emission buses

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Zero-emission, battery-electric fleets require significant resources to build and deploy supporting infrastructure and interoperable charging, and now, New Flyer is able to lead the charge with proven expertise in project management and grid planning. We look forward to working with agencies in helping overcome hurdles in electric bus and Bus Rapid Transit adoption. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty InfrastructureNew Flyer of America Inc.

2019 78

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid plug-in all-electric range revealed

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New documents reveal that the upcoming 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will have about 25 miles of all-electric range, according to its EPA estimate. The California documents, first obtained by Autoblog, show specific all-electric range ratings of 25.65 That puts it in the hunt with other plug-in hybrid small hatchbacks and crossover vehicles. miles. Plug-In Hybrids

2018 87

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. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV 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.

2018 64

All-electric 2019 Audi e-tron SUV revealed in full

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The all-new electric Audi e-tron SUV has been revealed ahead of it going on sale in January

2018 48

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

2017 68

MINI to present MINI Electric Concept design study at the IAA; all-electric production model in 2019

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MINI will present the new MINI Electric Concept design study at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt am Main. Designed for use in urban areas, this concept car offers a window into how pure-electric day-to-day mobility might look in the years ahead. Electric (Battery

2017 85

2019 Audi e-tron first drive: Redrawing the electric-vehicle boundaries

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Road-tripping along in the 2019 Audi e-tron, your passenger might not even know (or care) that you’re in an all-electric utility vehicle—rather than just an extraordinarily quiet gasoline one. And as the driver, you might even forget. It gets right to Audi’s point behind the e-tron, which is to make a vehicle that’s an Audi

2018 80

Aston Martin confirms limited production run of all-electric RapidE for 2019

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Aston Martin confirmed that the all-electric RapidE ( earlier post ) will enter production in 2019 in a limited run of 155 units. Based upon the forthcoming Rapide AMR concept, RapidE will deliver four-door sports car looks and dynamics of the Rapide S powered by an all-electric powertrain replacing the six-liter V12 engine.

San Francisco commits to all-electric bus fleet By 2035; MUNI Board approves pilot program

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San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which operates MUNI (the city’s public transit), announced San Francisco’s commitment to have an all-electric bus fleet by 2035. One of MUNI’s newer 40' electric trolley buses.

Volvo Trucks to begin selling all-electric trucks in North America in 2020

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As part of an innovative partnership between the Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure ( earlier post ), Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric truck demonstrators in California next year, and commercialize them in North America in 2020. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

2019 Jaguar I-Pace real world review: 3 days with the sexy electric crossover

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To the world’s surprise, the first all-electric luxury utility vehicle to follow the Tesla Model X into production did not come from the German makes of Audi, BMW, or Mercedes-Benz. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace will arrive in dealerships for. Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Instead, it arrived from that trio’s smaller, scrappier British rival, Jaguar Land Rover.

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

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Volvo Cars announced at Auto Shanghai that it will build its first fully electric car in China. 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 has a commitment to sell a total of 1 million electrified cars—including fully electric cars and hybrids—by 2025.

2017 60

Schaeffler to showcase electrification technologies at CES 2019

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Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler predicts that in 2030 some 30% of all newly registered passenger cars will be fully electric and 40% will be propelled by hybrid powertrains—i.e., In normal drive mode, only the electric motor on the rear axle is active.

2018 115

Volkswagen all-electric prototype racer to compete in Pikes Peak event in June

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This all-electric prototype racing car will compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on 24 June in Colorado. family of all-electric vehicles and is also the first step towards a closer relationship between Volkswagen R and Volkswagen Motorsport.

2018 99

Ford 300-mile all-electric SUV may be named Mach 1; due 2020

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The big new debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show are largely pickup trucks, one of them being the new mid-size 2019 Ford Ranger. Detroit Auto Show Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Ford also introduced a new Bullitt Mustang, honoring the 51st anniversary of the legendary 1968 movie, and a high-performance ST version of the Edge crossover. (Is Is it the Edgest Edge?) But as for new hybrids or plug-in.

2018 69

Hyundai delivers first 2019 NEXO fuel cell SUV to US customer

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Hochrad purchased his first hybrid car more than 15 years ago, and over the years has driven dedicated electric vehicles as well. His new NEXO will deliver about five times the driving range of his first all-electric car.

2018 161

BMW, Brilliance Auto expanding China JV; all-electric iX3 planned for export outside China

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BBA is increasing the capacity of its two local production facilities Tiexi and Dadong in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, to a total of 520,000 BMW brand vehicles in 2019. The all-electric BMW iX3, produced by BBA from 2020, will find customers around the world.

2018 85

Infiniti Q50 Hybrid leaves, all-electric Audi e-tron arrives, Tesla investigation grows: The Week in Reverse

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How much will the new 2019 Nissan Leaf cost when it goes on sale? And what about Audi's anticipated all-electric model? Are federal officials investigating Tesla CEO Elon Musk? Even more than they already may be? And what about a bigger battery already? This is our look back on the week in green cars ending Sept. 21, 2018, right here on Green Car. The Week In Reverse

2019 47

BMW, Brilliance Auto expanding China JV; all-electric iX3 planned for export outside China

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BBA is increasing the capacity of its two local production facilities Tiexi and Dadong in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, to a total of 520,000 BMW brand vehicles in 2019. The all-electric BMW iX3, produced by BBA from 2020, will find customers around the world.

2018 78

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric US debut: 250 miles of range from small electric hatchback

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The biggest question around the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric has now been answered: it will have a rated range estimated at 250 miles on the U.S. version of the small all-electric hatchback on Wednesday at the New York auto show media days. While the company refers to the all-electric Kona as a "crossover". New York Auto Show subcompact plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 76

2019 Chevrolet Volt offers 7.2kW charger, improves convenience

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kW charging system on the 2019 Chevrolet Volt cuts recharging times nearly in half by adding about twice the all-electric driving range per hour of charge. With about twice the range added during 240V Level 2 charging sessions, the 2019 Volt’s 7.2 A new 7.2

2018 78

Uber to go all electric or hybrid in London by 2020, ban diesels, add clean-air fee to rides

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Uber has announced it will require its 40,000 drivers in London to switch to hybrid or fully electric cars, and ban diesel vehicles from its fleet, by the end of 2019. Uber said it will use only electric cars within London by. By the end of 2021, it will extend that policy throughout the United Kingdom, where it presently operates in 40 cities. emissions England plug-in cars London ridesharing Uber

BMW Group Dingolfing factory to supply batteries for MINI EV from 2019

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The BMW Group’s Dingolfing plant in Germany will supply the batteries for the all-electric MINI to be built in late 2019 in Oxford, South England. component factory now bears the name “BMW Group competence center for electric drive production”.

2018 114

GAC Motor officially releases all-electric SUV GE3 into the Chinese market

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China-based GAC Motor has introduced its all-electric GE3 SUV into the Chinese market; the GE3 made its international debut at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January. The GE3 is based on a new EV platform and positioned as a medium- to high-end electric SUV.

2017 85

Daimler trucks delivers first FUSO eCanter all-electric trucks to customers in Europe

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Daimler Trucks is delivering the first units of its all-electric FUSO eCanter ( earlier post ) to European customers: DHL, DB Schenker, Rhenus and Dachser. The customers are all in the logistics business, but the trucks’ areas of operation are diverse.

2017 78

Volvo Trucks to demonstrate Volvo VNR electric trucks in California in 2019; commercialize in NA in 2020

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Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric Volvo VNR regional-haul demonstrators in California next year, operating in distribution, regional-haul and drayage operations. Sales of the VNR Electric in North America will begin in 2020. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

2018 110

2019 Audi e-tron to make global debut in San Francisco on 17 Sep; US reservations open then

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The 2019 Audi e-tron, the first all-electric vehicle from Audi, will make its global debut on 17 September at an event in San Francisco. US customers will be able to configure and reserve their 2019 Audi e-tron on that date as well. Electric (Battery

2019 Mercedes EQC: what you need to know

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The Mercedes-Benz EQC – the brand’s first all-electric car – has been revealed ahead of its public debut at the Paris Motor Show

2018 66

2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV with redesigned powertrain goes on sale in Japan

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Mitsubishi Motors’ 2019 Outlander PHEV, featuring a redesigned powertrain, is now on sale in Japan. The 2019 model, unveiled earlier this year at the Geneva show ( earlier post ), features a more advanced PHEV system that gives this SUV a stronger EV flavor.

2018 99

Meritor collaborating with Peterbilt on all-electric Class 8 trucks; selects UQM as supplier for e-axles

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will supply all-electric drivetrain systems for two Peterbilt vehicle platforms through its alliance with TransPower. These include 12 Peterbilt all-electric Class 8 Model 579 day cab tractors and three Model 520 refuse trucks. Electric drivetrain power and control systems, as well as batteries and accessories, will be supplied by TransPower, a California-based manufacturer of integrated drive systems, full-electric truck solutions and energy-storage subsystems.

2018 65

2019 BMW i8: larger battery, more range, and new Roadster

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kwh, improving the car's fairly paltry all-electric range from 15 to 18 miles. BMW is breathing some fresh air into its three-year-old alternative flagship to improve performance, increase range, and add some style. Revealed at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, the i8's mid-cycle refresh increases its battery capacity from 7.1 kwh to 11.7 But if. Los Angeles Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2017 63

50-mpg 2019 Honda Insight, Tesla Model 3 parts, electric Corvette, climate trolling: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got more details on the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid, some deep research into where Tesla Model 3 parts come from, an amusing troll by one head of state on another, and a very fast, very pricey all-electric Chevy Corvette. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

2018 55

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

2015 87

2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV deliveries start in Europe this fall

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The first member of Audi's forthcoming wave of electric cars is expected to start landing in European driveways this fall, possibly neck and neck with the Jaguar I-Pace. The all-electric Audi e-tron SUV will have dimensions similar to the Audi Q5 SUV and should offer enough charge from its 95-kilowatt-hour battery pack to drive roughly 300 miles. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 76

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. Frankfurt Auto Show minicar Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV