2019 Tesla Model 3 crash test secures 5-star safety for entire lineup

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And once again, the results are something that Tesla, its owners and acolytes, and anyone considering one of these electric cars can agree is good news. With tests newly posted for the 2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range Dual Motor (all-wheel drive) version, the entire Model 3 lineup now earns.

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Tesla reports record deliveries of ~95,200 vehicles in Q2 2019

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In a filing with the SEC, Tesla said that in Q2 2019, it achieved record production of 87,048 vehicles and record deliveries of approximately 95,200 vehicles. Tesla Q2 2019 production and deliveries. Biobutanol Electric (Battery) SalesIn addition, it made significant progress streamlining global logistics and delivery operations at higher volumes, enabling cost efficiencies and improvements to its working capital position.

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Continental to begin series production of new integrated electric axle drive this year

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Continental is presenting its third generation of electric powertrains at the IAA 2019, with the new, very high-performance, light and compact axle drive set to take to the roads in various electric models from several Chinese and European manufacturers later this year.

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Fort Worth buying four New Flyer electric buses for new zero-emission route

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The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (Trinity Metro) has awarded New Flyer a contract for four heavy-duty, thirty-five-foot Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric buses. Trinity Metro’s first Xcelsior CHARGE was unveiled in Fort Worth during a May 2019 event, which previewed The Dash service.

Daher, Airbus and Safran team up to develop distributed hybrid propulsion aircraft demonstrator: EcoPulse 2019

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The electric thrusters will be integrated into the EcoPulse wing and will provide propulsion thrust, at the same time as delivering aerodynamic gains (reducing wing surface area and wingtip marginal vortices, and therefore drag).

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US has more than 68,800 electric vehicle charging units

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As of May 2019, there were more than 68,800 Level 2 and DC fast charging units throughout the United States. Of that total, 16%, or approximately 10,860 units, were DC fast chargers that make long-distance travel more practical for electric vehicles (EV).

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Mercedes-Benz EQC electric crossover makes US debut at CES 2019

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The first Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle from the EQ brand made its US premiere at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. The EQC features two electric motors at the front and rear axles with a combined output of 402 hp. Electric (Battery

2019 147

Irresponsible Pro Fossil Fuel Pimping By @Chevron Favorite El Segundo Newspaper @LATimes #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus vs. 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Which electric car is best?

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We’re a long way from peak electric car, but we’ve finally left base camp. Big strides in battery capacity mean that picking between the 238-mile 2019 Chevy Bolt EV and the recently boosted 226-mile 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus comes down to a dozen miles of range. After a week behind the wheel of both electric cars, I’m not sure there

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Adamas: EV sales up just 20% in April 2019 but total battery capacity deployed up 69%

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Despite weak EV sales growth in April 2019 versus the same month the year prior (up just 19.6%), total battery capacity deployed in newly-sold EVs (in GWh) increased markedly over the same period, according to Adamas Intelligence’s “ EV Battery Capacity Monthly ”. In April 2019, a total of 6.7

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2019 Audi E-tron ads take aim at electric myths

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One reason that electric-car adoption hasn't taken off faster is that, while automakers market the heck out of the benefits of SUVs and crossover vehicles, they launch EVs with nary a peep.

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Best deals on plug-in, hybrid, and electric cars for July 2019

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As tax credits on electric cars wind down, great deals are getting harder to find. Since some electric cars are still sold in small numbers and in limited areas, we've focused our selections on deals on cars that are.

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2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gas mileage review: The ideal family hauler

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Seating for six, up to 32-miles of EPA-rated all-electric range, and a 30-mpg combined rating set the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid up to be not just the ideal minivan but the ideal family mover at this point in time.

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2019 Audi E-tron road-trip review: Wait, range ratings aren’t everything?

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Not every electric-car first-drive event urges us to climb a mountain to get a good idea of driving range. Actually make that no other automaker, ever.

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Sales of Hyundai hydrogen fuel cell Nexo pass 1K unit mark in 2019

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The Nexo was awarded the highest rating in the Euro NCAP test, a European car safety assessment program, and the Nexo’s hydrogen fuel cell powertrain was included in the list of the 2019 Top 10 Engines by Ward’s Auto.

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BloombergNEF expects 40% growth in global EV sales in 2019; 2.6M vehicles, 1.5M in China

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million electric vehicles to be sold globally in 2019. China’s market is in transition, and the recent annual doubling of sales every year looks unlikely to hold in 2019. The ‘New Energy Vehicle’ quota takes effect this year but the requirements for 2019 are relatively modest. The mini-forecast was part of “Transition in Energy, Transport – 10 Predictions for 2019”. Electric (Battery) ForecastsBloombergNEF (BNEF) expects 2.6

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Torque Vectoring and Traction Control

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Is there a separate electric motor for each wheel in an electric car? Hi, John - Not at present (2019), but maybe soon. The video shows why this is

2019 116

Hyundai Motor introduces electric double-decker bus

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In Seoul, Hyundai Motor unveiled an electric double-decker bus—a first of its kind for Hyundai, and part of the company’s effort to help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. The large electric double-decker bus is 12,990 mm long and 3,995 mm high.

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BYD to add another 183 electric buses to Santiago’s fleet

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The Chilean Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Gloria Hutt, recently announced a new order for 183 BYD electric buses for the Chilean capital of Santiago, due to arrive in August of this year. Metbus is also one of the largest pure electric bus fleet operators in the Americas.

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Diesel Hybrid Electric Pickup Conversion Possible?

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I would like to do either a hybrid CNG or hybrid electric conversion I have a 2007 Ford F250 crew cab with a diesel powertrain and four wheel drive.

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Bimbo Bakeries USA orders 5 Motiv all-electric EPIC-equipped step vans; delivery in Q3 2019

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The vehicles will feature Motiv’s all-electric EPIC 6 chassis (based on the popular Ford F-59 platform) with step van bodies built by Utilimaster Corporation. Electric (Battery) Fleets

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75% of plug-in vehicles sold in the US in 2018 were made in the US

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For every year except 2011, the United States has produced the majority of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in the United States, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). PEVs include both all-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

2019 154

@LATimes Becomes Least Credible Newspaper On ClimateCrisis In USA As Chevron Toxic Fumes Incapacitate Editors & Journalists. No Hope For Recovery Seen #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Electrify America to provide Harley-Davidson LiveWire owners with nationwide charging plan

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Electrify America announced an agreement with Harley-Davidson to provide owners of its first all-electric motorcycle—the Harley-Davidson LiveWire ( earlier post )—with the per minute equivalent of 500 kWh of complimentary charging over two years at Electrify America stations nationwide.

2019 112

@LaTimes Greenwashes Climate Crisis & Threat To Readers By Claiming Surrender Is “War On Climate” As Los Angelenos Choke On Nation’s Worst Air Pollution #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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El Segundo’s @LATimes Forced To Cover Climate Crisis When Politicians Shove It Up Their To-Do List #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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DOE: US plug-in vehicles consumed nearly 3 TWh of electricity in 2018

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The amount of electricity consumed by plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) in the United States has nearly doubled in the last two years—from 1.44 In 2018, EV accounted for 61% of all PEV electricity consumption while PHEV accounted for the remaining 39%.

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@LATimes Passes On Covering Earth Day. Publisher Says, “We Can’t Monetize The Climate Crisis So I Urge Readers Not To Worry About It And Just Attend The LA Times Food Bowl & Buy Tickets To My E-Sports Venture.”

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2019 130

Scania unveils modular battery-electric self-driving urban concept vehicle

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Autonomous driving Electric (Battery

2019 148

Nobody Said, “Hey You’re Really Great At Driving A Car, You Should Do This For A Living”

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Mack Trucks unveils battery-electric Mack LR Refuse demonstration model

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Mack Trucks unveiled the Mack LR battery electric vehicle (BEV) at WasteExpo 2019. The Mack LR BEV features a copper-colored Bulldog hood ornament, signifying that it’s an electric vehicle. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

2019 149

Milan awards Solaris contract for up to 250 electric buses

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An essential milestone on this path was the launch of a tender for the supply of up to 250 electric buses with a total value of up to €192 million. The 12-meter Urbino electric will be equipped with batteries of the Solaris High Energy type with a total capacity of more than 240 kWh.

2019 106

Honda releases more technical detail about Honda e EV

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The Honda e is equipped with a high-power electric motor delivering up to approximately 150PS (110 kW) and torque in excess of 300 N·m. Honda’s new compact electric car forms part of the brand’s strategy to feature electrified powertrains in all cars it sells in Europe by 2025.

2019 152

Best deals on plug-in, electric, and hybrid cars for June 2019

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This month, rising interest rates and sparse inventories are cutting into the great deals that automakers have recently offered on plug-in and electric cars. Still, our partners at CarsDirect found some deals as low as $179 a month on electric cars this month.

2019 77

Great Wall Motor battery offshoot SVOLT premieres Li-ion battery lineup, targeting EVs

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SVOLT is primarily focused on the electric vehicle battery business, embracing an open supply to automakers around the world. Batteries China Electric (Battery New battery company SVOLT Energy Technology Co. Ltd, whose precursor was the Battery Business Unit of Great Wall Motor Co.

2019 105

INFINITI unveils QX Inspiration EV concept at NAIAS 2019

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At NAIAS 2019, INFINITI unveiled the QX Inspiration midsize SUV concept, previewing the brand’s first fully electric vehicle. Electric (Battery

2019 97

Electric Motor Torque and Gear Ratio

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I am wondering what the torque I can expect out of a generic forklift motor would be. I just acquired a Ford Ranger that I'm going to convert. I was

2019 127

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus revealed: 226-mile range, quicker acceleration

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Nissan unveiled Tuesday a new version of the 2019 Leaf electric car, called the Leaf Plus or Leaf e+, that can go well over 200 miles on a charge. Although such a model has been a long time coming, the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus stands as strong evidence that in the eight years since the first deliveries of the Leaf, Nissan has listened carefully to.

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British Columbia passes Zero-Emission Vehicles Act; 10% LDVs ZEV by 2025, 100% by 2040

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In the first quarter of 2019, they made up more than 6% of new light-duty vehicle sales in BC. Due to the popularity of its CEVforBC rebate program, the government recently topped up the incentives with another $10 million, part of the $42 million that was committed in Budget 2019.

2019 143

@LATimes Asks The Wrong Question For The #ClimateCrisis They Still Don’t Report On Or Grok ##JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Nissan unveils IMs electric, autonomous sports sedan concept at NAIAS 2019

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Nissan unveiled its Nissan IMs electric all-wheel drive concept vehicle with full autonomous drive capability at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Autonomous driving Electric (Battery

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2019 Keeling Curve Prize winners include Opus 12; conversion of CO2 into fuels and chemicals

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The Keeling Curve Prize (KCP) has selected 10 winners for 2019, among them Opus 12 (Berkeley, California) which is developing a device that recycles CO? water and electricity to produce higher-energy carbon-based products and a co-product of pure oxygen. This reaction is energetically uphill, so electricity must be added to drive the reaction forward, and it is not possible without a new family of CO?-reducing

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Honda to unveil new EV prototype at 2019 Geneva Show; mass production version out this year

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Honda has confirmed the global premiere of a prototype version of its new electric vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019. The debut is a further demonstration of Honda’s Electric Vision, a commitment that two-thirds of European sales will feature electrified technology by 2025.

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