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. Pickups

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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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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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Infiniti QX Inspiration concept sets design direction for brand’s electric future

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The future of Infiniti is electric. And today at the Detroit auto show the brand previewed the direction of a future electric Infiniti SUV—and the brand—with the QX Inspiration concept. With entirely new proportions allowed by electric powertrains, a cleaner, simplified exterior design direction, and a warm, lounge-like interior, the. Detroit Auto Show

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ZF showcasing automotive sensor portfolio at CES 2019

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These highly advanced sensor systems are also important in helping to comply with future safety regulations and consumer safety ratings (e.g.,

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GM president dashes hopes of future Volt, says no more hybrids

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Following news in late November that General Motors would kill off the Chevrolet Volt, one of the pioneers of modern plug-in cars, a senior GM executive has hinted—strongly—that it won't be back. On Friday, in the Q&A session after the company's investor conference, incoming company president Mark Reuss doused those hopes.

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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).

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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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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.

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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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Future Model 3 rival: Volvo Polestar 2 electric performance car teased

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Volvo’s Polestar sub-brand has released a teaser picture and revealed a little more about its first electric car, to be called the Polestar 2. And the fledgling tech-performance brand doesn’t miss a beat in mentioning the Tesla Model 3. The Polestar 2, which will be the first fully electric vehicle from the entire Volvo Car Group, will. Polestar Polestar 2

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Volkswagen to build MEB EVs in Chattanooga beginning in 2022; $800M investment in plant

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In addition to Chattanooga, Volkswagen is building the first dedicated EV production facility in Zwickau, Germany, starting MEB production by the end of 2019. We could not be prouder to build the future of mobility here in the US. Volkswagen AG announced that Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Harley-Davidson 2020 LiveWire electric motorcycle available for pre-order at $29,799; 2 new electric concepts

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At CES 2019, Harley-Davidson announced pricing and pre-order availability for LiveWire, its first electric production motorcycle. Harley-Davidson also debuted two additional, electrified future concepts that further explore the potential of urban mobility.

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Meritor has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs through 2020

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These programs position Meritor for future growth in an emerging industry segment. Meritor, Inc. has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs that the company expects to put at least 130 fully electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks on the road through 2020.

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Cadillac to become “lead electric vehicle brand” for GM to rival Tesla (Updated)

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Finally, it appears that Cadillac might be turning toward a future that may have a better chance of restoring the brand’s glory days: electric luxury cars. General Motors’ Cadillac brand has fought to restore its luster as a brand for technology and innovation, with repeated attempts that fell short of a resounding success.

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Kia to present SEED Car concept for smart electric urban mobility at CES 2019

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Kia will present a potential solution for smart-city mobility at CES 2019 with its SEED Car concept. Also at CES 2019, Kia is unveiling its new Real-time Emotion Adaptive Driving (READ) system—an emotional AI-based optimized and interactive in-cabin space centered on human senses. Kia considers the interactive cabin a focal point for future mobility, and the READ System represents a convergence of cutting-edge vehicle control technology and AI-based emotional intelligence.

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Arbe launching 4D imaging radar beta product Phoenix

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Arbe will present Phoenix at CES 2019 in Las Vegas and during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Israel-based Arbe is launching Phoenix, its automotive 4D imaging radar beta product.

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ICL model predicts lithium-ion batteries most competitive for storage applications by 2030

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Schmidt adds that the model doesn’t say anything about whether lithium-ion batteries are the best-suited technology for stationary storage, but because it has such a head start in the market, it is best poised to be the cheapest option in the immediate future.

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

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In future, customers will not only meet Volkswagen in dealerships and in their vehicles but also in their homes, where half of all electric car owners charge their vehicles. Details of the first tariff models will be announced by the Group in the near future.

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Volvo Polestar 2, Tesla Model 3 range, self-driving Lexus: Today's Car News

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Faraday Future flutters its eyes open, looking for its future, as it agrees to a mutual cease-fire agreement with its main investor. self-driving cars Faraday FutureTesla bumps up the range of its Mid Range Model 3, slightly and announces it will start delivering Model 3s to China in March. Volvo teases a look at its first electric model, the Polestar 2.

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Volkswagen allows customers to help assemble their own e-Golf in the Transparent Factory in Dresden

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In the Transparent Factory in Dresden, customers can accompany their future e-Golf a part of the way along the production line. Customers can now get a much closer look at their Volkswagen e-Golf during production in Germany.

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Cadillac shows brand’s first fully electric EV at NAIAS; based on BEV3 global architecture

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This will be the first model based on GM’s future EV platform (BEV3, earlier post ). The announcement is part of Cadillac’s aggressive product acceleration; in addition to revealing the all-new XT6 crossover, the company also hinted at both a future Escalade and an upcoming performance sedan.

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Valeo to demo telematics platform equipped with Autotalks’ V2X at CES 2019; switching between DSRC and C-V2X

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Valeo and Autotalks, a leader in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, will display global V2X capabilities integrated in a telematics platform at the upcoming CES 2019. This future-proof V2X solution, combined with the ADAS portfolio of Valeo, will be a solid foundation towards the path of the autonomous car and safer transportation.

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GM: Cadillac to be lead EV brand; new global BEV3 architecture

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The BEV3 architecture is exactly why we are so bullish on the future of electrification in our product portofolio. Those architectures will all be bought and paid for in terms of investment, freeing up even more resources for future EV programs.

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Daimler subsidiary NuCellSys becomes Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH

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As of January 2019, fully owned Daimler subsidiary NuCellSys GmbH will operate under the name of Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH. Zero local CO 2 emissions, long ranges and short refuelling times, plus a wide range of applications from cars to buses, other large commercial vehicles and not least also for stationary applications make the technology a future-proof alternative.

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Cerulogy analysis finds supply of clean fuels for Washington could meet 11.2% CI reduction target by 2028

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—“Washington’s Clean Fuel Future”. Available clean fuels for the state of Washington could meet a 2028 target of 11.2%

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Tsinghua review of solid-state Li-metal batteries finds great promise, but much work still to be done

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Based on their review, the researchers outlined areas on which to concentrate in future research on SSLMBs: Surface chemistry.

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Volvo CE to launch electric compact wheel loaders and excavators in 2020; stopping new diesel development on those models

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With this move, Volvo CE is the first construction equipment manufacturer to commit to an electric future for its compact machine range. The first machines will be unveiled at the Bauma exhibition in April 2019, followed by a staged market-by-market introduction and ramp up in 2020. In an industry-first move, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced that in 2020 it will start the launch of an electric range of Volvo-branded compact wheel loaders and compact excavators.

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California ARB hosting public workshop to discuss reducing in-use emissions from HD diesel

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The workshop will begin with an overview of the various strategies currently being utilized to reduce emissions from heavy-duty vehicles, and will include a discussion of concepts that could be implemented now and in the near future. Staff is particularly interested in hearing stakeholder concepts for a future heavy-duty vehicle inspection and maintenance (HD I/M) program.

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New Flyer introduces real-time smart analytics reporting platform to enhance battery-electric bus operation, intelligence, and efficiency

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First introduced in 2011 and since installed on more than 6,500 New Flyer transit buses across North America, Connect is a key part of New Flyer’s commitment to developing the future of mobility. New Flyer of America Inc. has introduced Connect 360—a real-time, cloud-based business analytics dashboard for Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric buses, operated by New Flyer Connect.

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Achates Power brings in Cummins veteran David Crompton as President and CEO

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Crompton steps into the leadership of the Opposed-Piston Engine company as it is poised for growth in 2019. Achates Power can make a positive impact on the future of transportation and industrial power by providing a superior option to deliver high efficiency and low emissions across current and future markets. Opposed-piston engine developer Achates Power has appointed Cummins veteran David Crompton as president and CEO.

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

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GM believes in an all-electric future, and this is a significant step to make charging easier for our customers. By collaborating with these three companies, we expect to reduce barriers to create a stronger EV infrastructure for the future. Dynamic charging information received from EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots will enhance future versions of the myChevrolet app.

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Velodyne introducing new technology for autonomy and driver assistance; Alpha Puck, VelaDome, Velarray & Vella

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introduced new technology that will serve as the cornerstone of future advanced driving safety systems. In advance of CES, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. The Alpha Puck, Velarray & VelaDome.

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Argonne team combines two protein complexes to make hydrogen fuel from water

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This work provides the basis for future studies that use synthetic catalysts, tuned through known chemical modifications, for in vivo delivery systems that target PSI. Researchers from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have combined two membrane-bound protein complexes to perform a complete conversion of water molecules to hydrogen and oxygen. An open-access paper describing their work is published in the journal Chemical Science.

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Continental develops global 5G-Hybrid-V2X solution, wins first series project

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They also have the potential to communicate real-time traffic updates and road hazards, and future safety assist functions by communicating directly with other vehicles or the infrastructure, making driving safer and more efficient. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Continental will exhibit a live demonstrator of Hybrid V2X featuring DSRC V2X integrated within a classic 4G Telematics Unit.

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ZF expands partnership with Microsoft to develop digital services

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Autonomous vehicles, innovative safety systems and intelligent mobility solutions contribute to a future of road traffic with zero accidents and zero emissions. At CES 2019, ZF is presenting its initial application options for the expanded platform. With the new Predictive Maintenance function, ZF is preparing its successful modular TraXon transmission for the digital future in the commercial vehicle industry.

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Workhorse Group secures $35M in financing from Marathon Asset Management; $1.3M battery purchase by Duke Energy

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The proceeds will be used for current working capital, parts acquisitions to fulfill existing and future customer purchase orders and contracts as well as to satisfy full repayment of the senior secured notes incurred in July 2018. The remaining $25 million will function as a revolving credit facility from which Workhorse may draw down as necessary to meet existing and future purchase orders. Workhorse Group Inc.,

2019 87

Toyota Research Institute developing blended envelope control for Guardian driver assistance

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In a briefing at CES 2019, Dr. Gill Pratt, Toyota Research Institute (TRI) CEO and Toyota Motor Corporation Fellow said that one of TRI’s most significant breakthroughs this year was the creation of blended envelope control for its Guardian driver assistance system. 7, 2019 – Toyota is doubling-down on humans. As we downloaded data from the incident, we asked ourselves; Could this crash have been mitigated, or avoided altogether by a future Toyota Guardian automated safety system?

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PAVE coalition launches broad-based public education campaign on automated vehicles

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If we are going to save the lives that automated vehicles can save, the public and their elected representatives must be full participants in shaping the future of our roadways. PAVE will seek to bring realistic, factual information to policymakers and the public so consumers and decision-makers understand the technology, its current state and its future potential—including the benefits in safety, mobility and sustainability. Securing America’s Future Energy.

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FCA US reaches settlements on diesel emissions at estimated cost of $800M

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Customer compensation, the estimated future cost of the extended warranty and the cost of environmental mitigation efforts also account for approximately $400 million, bringingbthecestimated total to $800 million. FCA US has reached final settlements on civil, environmental and consumer claims with US federal and state agencies as well as private class actions to resolve differences over diesel emissions requirements. The estimated total cost of settlements is $0.8

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Electrify America, Hubject collaborate to bring Plug&Charge to more than 2,000 high-power public chargers by year end

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With a focus on both future and present-day electric vehicles, Electrify America’s charging systems have a range in power from 50kW, the most commonly used fast charging for electric vehicles today, up to 150kW and 350kW for its highway stations. The company will install more than 500 DC fast charging station sites in the United States by the end of 2019.

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Volkswagen, Ford launch global alliance starting with medium pickups and commercial vans; exploring EVs, AVs and mobility services

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Both companies also said they were open to considering additional vehicle programs in the future. Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company announced the first formal agreements in a global alliance. Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess and Ford CEO Jim Hackett confirmed that the companies intend to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups for global markets beginning as early as 2022.

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NVIDIA introduces DRIVE AutoPilot, first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system

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At CES 2019, NVIDIA announced the first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system, NVIDIA DRIVE AutoPilot, which integrates multiple breakthrough AI technologies that will enable supervised self-driving vehicles to go into production by next year. At CES 2019, Continental and ZF announced Level 2+ self-driving solutions based on NVIDIA DRIVE, with production starting in 2020.

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