Faraday Future shows FF91 production interior, production not yet assured

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Electric-car hopeful Faraday Future showed off the interior of its FF 91 luxury EV last week, giving us a glimpse of what still might (emphasis on might) be in store for the Chinese automaker—if it can get its act together.

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Audi Super Bowl ad: Heavenly electric-car future, hackneyed themes?

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Audi’s 2019 Super Bowl ad for Sunday’s Big Game focuses in on the brand’s electric and electrified future. Like many EV ads, it’s a head-scratcher.

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New Faraday Future CEO co-founded Byton and led the BMW i8 program

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Faraday Future announced last week that it hired Byton co-founder Carsten Breitfeld as its global CEO, replacing the company’s controversial founder, Jia Yueting. Faraday Future

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Amazon electric van order makes Rivian future more certain

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The e-commerce and logistics giant Amazon has announced that it will order 100,000 fully electric vans from the Michigan electric-truck hopeful Rivian. The Rivian vans are to be delivered starting in 2021, with 10,000 of them in service as early as 2022 and all 100,000 on the road by 2030.

2019 106

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

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Daher, Airbus and Safran are partnering for the design and development of the wing-mounted EcoPulse distributed hybrid propulsion demonstrator with a maiden flight scheduled in 2022.

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Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant to produce electric powertrains in the future

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In the future, the Mercedes-Benz plant in Untertürkheim will manufacture and assemble parts of electric powertrains (eATS). For the works council, the long-term future viability of our site has been the focus from the very beginning.

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Toyota to showcase next-generation Mirai Concept FCEV at 2019 Tokyo show

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Toyota will preview the next generation of its Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. Mirai Concept,” a final-stage development model of the second-generation Mirai will be on view at “Future Expo” from 24 October until 4 November at Megaweb.

2019 96

Study suggests future climate changes to worsen air quality for >85% of China’s population; ~20k+ additional deaths each year

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A study by a team of researchers from China, the US and Germany suggests that future climate change may worsen air quality for more than 85% of China’s population, leading to an additional 20,000 deaths each year. are shown from current (2006 to 2010) to future (2046 to 2050) years.

Report: Faraday Future could soon undergo restructuring, shed CEO

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Although the future looks brighter this year for the electric-vehicle hopeful Faraday Future, with a new line of funding revealed in April to help them get through the year and to the long-awaited production of its FF91 electric SUV, a recent report suggests that there may soon be more upheaval to come. Faraday Future

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Could hydrogen fuel cells be seen as an upgrade in the future?

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Hydrogen cars are struggling to gain a foothold in the expansion of cleaner and greener electric cars. However they may still have a role to play alongside today’s booming EV market.

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BMW Group to build future MINI E vehicles in China with Great Wall Motor

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The BMW Group and Great Wall Motor have launched a new joint venture—Spotlight Automotive Limited—and are building a joint plant in China, where the BMW Group will produce future fully-electric models of its MINI brand.

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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.

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Brunel to use Camcon Single Cylinder IVT in researching future powertrain concepts

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Brunel University London is the first to begin researching future powertrain concepts using Camcon Automotive ’s new Single Cylinder Intelligent Valve Technology (SCI).

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Faraday Future posts "For Sale" signs, as Evergrande backer announces first EV

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Faraday Future has been selling like crazy lately. The company announced last week that it is seeking a buyer for its original factory site in Las Vegas, where it announced at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show that it would build its future FF91 and FF81. Faraday Future NEVSOnly, not its cars.

Electric Volkswagen Type 20 Microbus concept ties the past to the future

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So today as part of the dedication of a Silicon Valley facility focused on the future, Volkswagen decided

2019 109

Hyundai hatches an electric future with retro 45 EV concept

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Hyundai is channeling nostalgia for a past product that Americans never had with its 45 concept car revealed Tuesday at the Frankfurt auto show. But that won’t get in the way of Americans appreciating the design of this strikingly different concept—or seeing it as retro.

2019 90

Faraday Future gets new money from gaming company to build in China, and the US

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The shame of Faraday Future's financial struggles is that it has what looks to be a viable new electric car, not just on paper, but ready to roll on the road—in prototype form—that may never actually make it to market. China Faraday FutureOn Sunday, the company revealed a new joint venture with a video-game company in China that could bring it $600.

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With cease-fire agreement, spark flickers toward Faraday's Future

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Like a prizefighter listening to counts of "eight" and "nine," Chinese electric-car startup Faraday Future, has started groaning, sputtering, and trying to stand. Faraday FutureThe company, which sputtered to a start building prototype electric luxury cars last year, then was abruptly knocked out when its new Chinese financial backer withheld funds in a.

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Infiniti bets its future on electric cars–and hybrid tech it hasn’t yet named

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Electric motors will exclusively power the drive wheels of future models, and all or nearly all versions will have all-wheel drive. Transmissions will soon be history at Infiniti.

2019 86

IHS Markit: average age of cars and light trucks in US rises again in 2019 to 11.8 years

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A larger fleet means more service and repair opportunities in the future. The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the US has risen again this year to 11.8 years, according to new research from business information provider IHS Markit.

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New Garrett software optimizes E-Turbo integration with future electrified powertrains

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Garrett Motion Inc., a leading differentiated technology provider in the automotive industry, has developed a new turbocharger boost control software that can significantly enhance turbo performance and health and help unlock optimized energy management in hybrid vehicles.

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Mercedes-Benz lays out plan for carbon-neutral future

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Källenius, currently the head of product development at Mercedes, has been named future Chairman of the Board of management of Daimler.

2019 93

Daimler CEO points to future electric Mercedes G-Wagen

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The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen might be seen as the dinosaur of the lineup to those with environmental leanings; but with it now due to go electric, that might not be the case for long. Speaking at Germany's Automobilwoche Kongress, Daimler CEO Ola Källenius revealed that the G is slated for electrification, likely making it one of the 10 electric

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Toyota to show production-ready ultra-compact BEV at 2019 Tokyo Motor Show; introducing new BEV business model

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Toyota Motor will display its new, production-ready Ultra-compact BEV (battery electric vehicle) at the FUTURE EXPO special exhibition of the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show ahead of the vehicle’s planned commercial launch in Japan in 2020.

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Faraday Future funder writes its own Saab story

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After backing Faraday Future and running into a feud with its Chinese founder Jia Yueting, Evergrande on Tuesday bought a controlling interest in National Electric Vehicles Sweden, the Chinese company that bought the rights to what was Saab, and continues building electric. Faraday Future NEVSChinese health insurer Evergrande Health really wants in on electric cars.

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@LATimes Continues To Suck At Covering #ClimateEmergency As Focus On Journalism Ends & Publisher @DrPatSoonShiong Looks To E-Sports Future For Failed Newspaper As Reporters Weep #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Hey @SupJaniceHahn #ClimateStrike Kids Don’t Give A S**t About Naming Rights While You & The BOS Are Screwing Them Out Of A Future #StepUpOrStepAside #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Faraday Future revealed: Company gets funding to produce FF91

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Erstwhile startup electric-carmaker Faraday Future looks like it may have one after all. In a statement, Faraday Future said the new capital will allow. Faraday FutureThe company announced two new rounds of financing on Monday, a $1.25 billion stock sale expected to be completed by the end of the year, and a $225 million loan to see it through in the meantime.

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Electric-car startup Piëch sketches out future models, including SUV

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Swiss startup Piëch wants to be more than a pretty face.

2019 98

Faraday's Saab future, Nissan-Infiniti hybrids, global Geely: Today's Car News

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After ending a dispute with Faraday Future, Hong Kong investment. Geely Faraday FutureNissan is working on a more powerful hybrid system for U.S. models. Geely gives a peak at its first electric model planned to go on sale worldwide. And our Twitter poll last week answered which electric pickup may cross the finish line first. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Audi details Q4 E-tron electric crossover, teases future sedan, performance models

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Audi this week has officially confirmed that its Q4 E-tron electric crossover, in production form, will be built on Volkswagen’s modular mass-market electric vehicle platform, termed MEB, reaching the market in early 2021.

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MITEI releases report on 3-year study of future mobility; technological innovation, policies, and behavioral changes all needed; “car pride” an issue

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The report is the culmination of MITEI’s three-year Mobility of the Future study, which is part of MIT’s Plan for Action on Climate Change. Understanding the future of personal mobility requires an integrated analysis of technology, infrastructure, consumer choice, and government policy.

2019 96

Drive System Design presents design methodology for accommodating future uncertainty in EV powertrain design: ePOP

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The paper will illustrate how, using the method developed at DSD, future EV powertrains can be better optimized and protected against uncertain global trends in technology development and commodity prices.

2019 91

Youth Climate Strikes Have The $uperpower To Shut This Country Down & Force America To Take Emergency Climate Action

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Young people may indeed lack access to piles of cash, but here in 2019 they’re pretty much a cash-free generation anyways and they have something far better than cash – they have credit from OPM and that’s positively golden.

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BYTON shows interior of M-Byte SUV production model at CES 2019

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BYTON revealed more about the interior of its first production model, the M-Byte SUV ( earlier post ), at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 in Las Vegas.

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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).

2019 96

Polestar 1 drive, Infiniti’s future, Tesla pickup countdown: The Week in Reverse

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This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending November 8, 2019. What model emerged the energy-efficiency champ of the U.S. vehicle market?

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Winnebago behind $60M funding of Motiv: Is the future of RVs fully electric?

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The recreational vehicle industry has grown steeply over the past decade, with RV sales nearly triple what they were ten years ago. Yet with signs of the RV boom flattening, companies are clearly interested in a new twist to keep the growth going.

2019 87

Future Fuel Strategies: 40+ countries developing light-duty vehicle fuel economy standards

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Fuels market analyst Tammy Klein notes that more than 40 countries are developing light-duty vehicle fuel economy standards. Ten years ago, only four governments 10 years ago had introduced mandatory GHG emission and/or fuel economy standards: China, Japan, South Korea, and the United States.

2019 109

Audi EV preview, Volvo frunk, Mitsubishi PHEV future, Washington Prius tax: Today’s Car News

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Audi has confirmed some more details about its third electric vehicle, the compact Q4 E-tron electric crossover, and teased two other future EVs. Volvo has previewed more of its upcoming XC40 EV’s sleek design and sustainable materials—and it will have a frunk.

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Electric Ford Mustang looks to future with 800V tech, keeps manual gearbox

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Ford is due to reveal its production-bound Mustang-inspired, fully electric SUV later this month.

2019 83

Mercedes' carbon-neutral future, Volvo's battery suppliers, Honda's EV: Today's Car News

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Mercedes-Benz plans to go all-renewable—globally. Honda names its electric city car, bound for Europe. And Volvo names its battery suppliers. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

2019 106

Climate Of Courage – Smart Women Are Making Me Think, Question My Beliefs & Change My Mind

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” he shouted, “I’m trying to stop a dystopian future that’s barreling down upon us like a f **g freight train!” “We’ve been living in that dystopian future in my community for a few decades now.”

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