Electric-car market share in 2020: estimates vary widely

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Of the new cars sold globally in 2020, what percentage will be electric? It's a simple question, but at the moment there doesn't appear to be a clear answer. Estimates of electric-car market share approximately three years from now vary widely, as do those for periods further beyond that. DON'T MISS: Electric Cars To Be 35 Percent Of Global Sales. sales New car sales plug-in cars

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Toyota battery R&D will allow all-electric car in 'a few years,' likely 2020

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The signals are now unmistakable: Toyota will offer a battery-electric car for sale in 2020. After a decade of condemning electric cars as suitable only for the smallest vehicles in around-town use, the world's largest car company is changing its tune. Yet another news story out of Japan has company executives suggesting that it has finally. Batteries lithium-ion Future Cars research and development plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Top Six Trends In Plug-In Electric Cars Through 2020

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Five years after the first mass-market electric car hit the market, cars with plugs haven't lived up to the most optimistic projections for their adoption. They are at least pacing the rate of hybrid cars over their first five years, but numerous factors have challenged what advocates see as an obvious evolution. Many of those challenges reside in. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Trends plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Apple will build electric cars by 2020: Tesla's Elon Musk

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Despite no official confirmation of its existence, plenty of buzz remains around the rumored Apple electric car. Interest in what is known as "Project Titan" largely rests on Apple's reputation for innovation, despite far too little information for analysts to make even educated guesses about specific features or design elements. Nonetheless. Elon Musk Future Cars Apple Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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Electric-car batteries: $100 per kwh before 2020, $80 soon after?

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Modern electric cars have developed to the point where range itself may become less of an issue than the cost of providing it. Automakers can create longer-range electric cars simply by installing larger battery packs, but that adds significant cost tot he car's single priciest component. Just ask Tesla, which sells multiple versions of its Model. Manufacturing Batteries lithium-ion battery pack plug-in cars

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Graphene ultracapacitor company Skeleton Technologies secures €4M from KIC InnoEnergy; targeting 20 Wh/kg by 2020

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The company aims to reach the ambitious target of 20 Wh/kg energy density for its technology by 2020.

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Battery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says

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Back in November 2009, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said 20 percent of his company's sales would be electric cars by 2020--and that electric cars would make up 10 percent of global sales. But Ghosn was widely pillored for his projections just a few years later, when Nissan Leaf sales proved slower than expected after its December 2010 launch. As the. sales New car sales Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

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Hard parts supplier Rheinmetall Automotive expects electrification to account for more than half of sales in 2020

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Global Tier 1 supplier Rheinmetall Automotive—formerly KSPG and Kolbenschmidt Pierburg— expects electrification to account for more than half of its sales in 2020. As early as 2020, electrification will account for over one-half of our sales.

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Mercedes-Benz electric cars: more details of 4 models for 2020 emerge

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All three German luxury car makers now have plans to launch battery-electric vehicles before 2020 to counter the unlikely success of California's Tesla Motors. Whether their electric cars are sedans, SUVs, or both, they will likely be sized and priced to compete with the Tesla Model S and Model X now in production. Now that Germany has enacted. Future Cars Daimler plug-in cars GLC Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

SAE J2954 Wireless Charging on track to make decision for WPT 2 (7.7kW) in January; planned commercialization in 2020

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The current timing plan projects a commercial rollout of Wireless Power Transfer infrastructure by 2020.

2016 46

Nissan developing electric vehicles powered by ethanol-fueled solid oxide fuel cells; commercialization in 2020

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Nissan said it planned commercialization for the technology in 2020. Nissan Motor Co., announced that it is currently researching and developing a Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered system using bio-ethanol as the on-board hydrogen source.

Nissan On Track To Beat 2020 Electric Car Sales Target?

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million electric vehicles before 2020, according to the company''s latest estimates. Nissan and its French partner Renault could be on track for selling 1.5 The two companies have currently sold around a tenth of that number since each firm released its first electric cars a few years back. But as the Wall Street Journal reports, increasing

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Japan To Spend $385 Million On Hydrogen For 2020 Olympics Deadline

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Tokyo will host the 2020 Summer Olympics, and officials there are already preparing the city to host an influx of athletes--and bask in the global spotlight. Japan is also using the Games as an opportunity to promote hydrogen fuel-cell cars. ALSO SEE: Japan Eases Laws, Boosts Incentives For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars Tokyo plans to spend 42.5 billion

2015 42

Hyundai To Launch 400-Mile Fuel-Cell SUV By 2020: Report

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Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossovers were first delivered to customers in Southern California last year, and almost 100 vehicles have been leased since then. But now Hyundai faces competition from two dedicated vehicles that haven't been converted from existing models. Unlike the Tucson, the 2016 Toyota Mirai and 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell ride. Green Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

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Audi confirms (again) 3 electric cars on the market by 2020

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Audi has once again reconfirmed its plans to bring three battery-powered electric vehicles to production by the year 2020. German automakers are beginning to play catch-up with electric vehicles, as Tesla continues to corner the market. The German luxury brand reiterated the plan at the annual general meeting in Neckarsulm, Germany, and said it. e-Tron Audi e-tron plug-in cars

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1 in 6 cars sold in 2020 must be electric to meet fuel-economy rules: study

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Several nations have enacted strict fuel economy standards but, for the most part, they have not required automakers to sell electric cars. In the U.S., only the state of California has a zero-emission vehicle mandate that puts such a requirement on carmakers. Yet even without mandates, automakers may soon be forced to sell large numbers of. emissions Study plug-in cars transportation policy

2016 43

Oregon passes electric-car purchase rebates up to $2,500; new EV fees delayed to 2020

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It's taken a while, but Oregon will now have a state electric-car purchase incentive that largely matches those in its neighbor to the south, California. First discussed several years ago, the idea of a purchase rebate for cars that plug in hadn't made it through previous legislative sessions. This year proved different, with the rebate included. rebates incentives plug-in cars state laws Oregon

Renault unveils Next Two autonomous electric vehicle prototype for 2020

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Renault has unveiled the Next Two concept—the company’s current vision of an autonomous drive (AD) capable electric vehicle for the year 2020. The Next Two prototype. Click to enlarge.

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Global oil demand could peak by 2020, says Shell

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The rise of electric cars has led many analysts to make predictions about the future of the oil industry. ExxonMobil and OPEC have both made statements indicating confidence that the majority of vehicles on the world's roads will continue to be powered by fossil fuels for the next few decades. But Shell recently made a prediction that is a bit. oil plug-in cars Shell fossil fuels

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Toyota progress report on TNGA; half of vehicles sold in 2020 to feature new platforms

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Toyota expects approximately half of its vehicles sold worldwide in 2020 to feature the new platforms. In 2012, Toyota Motor introduced its new development framework, the Toyota New Global Architecture. Earlier post.)

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One third of new transit buses will be electric in 2020, all by 2030: Proterra CEO

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While electric cars continue to establish a beachhead in the consumer market, electric buses are making quick inroads with U.S. city transit authorities. Several companies already manufacture electric buses, which now operate in several cities around the country. But the CEO of electric-bus maker Proterra believes these vehicles will soon. mass transit fleet sales plug-in cars cities fleet Buses Public transport Proterra

2017 32

Start-stop systems to be standard on all GM vehicles by 2020

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But GM reportedly plans to offer start-stop on at least one powertrain in every model it makes by 2020. General Motors is about to commit to engine start-stop systems in a big way. Start-stop systems—which shut off the engine while a car is stationary to save fuel—are already available on numerous models from multiple manufacturers. General Motors stop/start CAFE Fuel Economy start-stop system Corporate Average Fuel Economy

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Audi Plans Plug-In Hybrid Version Of Every Major Model By 2020

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Audi will concentrate heavily on the development of plug-in hybrids over the next few years, as the company plans to offer a plug-in model of very significant model in its lineup by 2020. Speaking to Autocar, Audi''s research and development chief Ulrich Hackenberg says plug-in hybrids will be prioritized over other plug-ins, as they best meet

2014 40

Cars To Vanish From Downtown Oslo Before 2020

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Norway has firmly established itself as the most friendly country in the world for electric cars. Cars with plugs account for a higher percentage of sales there than anywhere else. But the Scandinavian may soon take even more aggressive steps to reduce its transportation-related carbon emissions. DON'T MISS: Norway's Goal: All New Cars Will Be. emissions Norway plug-in cars car free cities cities transportation policy

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Schaeffler P2 high-voltage hybrid module expected in North American light-duty truck by 2020; also 48V applications

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Schaeffler expects this high-voltage solution to be in use in a North American light-duty truck by 2020.

2016 46

Audi A9 e-tron electric car, Tesla Model S rival, to launch by 2020: report

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The established German luxury carmakers are now taking Tesla Motors quite seriously, and are preparing a crop of electric cars to compete directly with its Model S and Model X. In 2018, Audi will launch an all-electric SUV based on the e-tron quattro concept unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show last year. It seems to be aimed squarely at the. plug-in cars A9

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Toyota delivers fuel cell bus to Tokyo Metropolitan Government; more than 100 planned by 2020 Olympics

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Toyota plans to introduce more than 100 FC buses mainly within the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

NYC Issues Roadmap For Electrifying One Third Of Taxis By 2020

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In addition to passing legislation that will make 20 percent of new parking spaces electric-car ready, the city government would like to make one third of New York taxicabs electric by 2020. The electrification of New York City streets is continuing.

UK reveals plan for 1.6 million hydrogen cars by 2020

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With plans to put over one and a half million hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) on the roads by 2020, the UKH2Mobility project has published its Phase 1 report on how it expects to meet this target and what it has achieved so far.

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Nissan Shows Fully Autonomous Cars It Plans To Build By 2020

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Even so, Nissan surprised the world with its recent announcement of a program to develop a fully autonomous car by 2020. Cars that can drive themselves--under certain circumstances--are increasingly in the news.

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BMW Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Prototypes Now Testing, Production "Sometime After 2020"

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As the cost of advanced technologies to reduce the carbon footprint of vehicle travel rises, car companies have increasingly partnered to share those technologies and their costs. Now BMW has shown the first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle prototypes from its partnership of several years with Toyota, which aspires to be the global leader in fuel-cell. hydrogen Future Cars Prototype research and development

2015 47

Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Car To Get Global Showcase At 2020 Olympics

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The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are set to become a global showcase for hydrogen fuel-cell cars. Japan is already planning to use the games as an opportunity to expand its hydrogen infrastructure and put more fuel-cell vehicles on its roads. And similar to earlier Olympics, the global event will focus huge media attention on the one carmaker that. Green Japan Marketing Olympics hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

2015 33

Germany To Boost Incentives Toward 1-Million Electric-Car Goal By 2020?

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Yet Germany has a goal of putting 1 million plug-in cars on its roads by 2020. When it comes to electric-car incentives, Germany hasn''t had policies as aggressive as those in some other European countries. Today, it''s a long way from meeting that goal. RELATED: Belatedly, Germany Follows California, Offers Electric-Car Incentives German Chancellor

2014 33

100 Times More Electric Car Fast Chargers By 2020?

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Struggling to find a rapid charging station for your electric car could be a thing of the past by 2020, says a new study--as the number of quick chargers worldwide will increase by one hundred times that of today. The new report from IHS Automotive (via Automotive News) put the global fast charging network in 2012 at 1,800 stations. By the end of

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Lux: plug-in vehicle battery market to hit $10B in 2020; 6 carmakers = 90% of demand; VW to show most growth

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Led by Tesla, China’s BYD, and Volkswagen, the battery market for plug-in vehicles will rise to $10 billion in 2020, with electric vehicles (EV) emerging as the drivetrain of choice, according to a new forecast by Lux Research.

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Chevy Bolt EV In Public, LAPD Tesla, Hydrogen At 2020 Olympics: Today's Car News

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Today, the Chevrolet Bolt EV concept and a 2016 Nissan Leaf appear at a National Drive Electric Week event, the LAPD gets a BMW i3 and Tesla Model S, and Japan plans to promote hydrogen fuel cells at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Catch up on last week's news with our Week in Reverse feature and video. The 2016. Today in Car News

2016 27

Volvo Cars introduces new compact architecture; expects electrified vehicles to be 10% of total sales by 2020

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We are confident that by 2020, 10% of Volvo’s global sales will be electrified cars.” Volvo Cars will extend its range of compact cars into new segments based on its new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA)—a smaller version of Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) ( earlier post ).

2015 45

Porsche Mission E: all-electric super saloon gets 2020 go-ahead

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Porsche has announced it will put an all-electric super saloon into production by 2020. The ‘Mission E’ concept was first unveiled at the 2015 Frankfu. Concept cars Porsche Electric cars Mission E Concept

POSCO begins lithium production for first time in Korea; domestic supply for Samsung, LG; investing $261M in anode materials by 2020

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Separately, PSOC announced it will invest 300 billion won (US$261 million) in its anode materials business— POSCO ESM —by 2020. Korea-based steel-maker POSCO has begun commercial production of lithium in Korea for the first time. On 7 February, POSCO held a ceremony for the completion of a PosLX (POSCO Lithium Extraction) plant with an annual capacity of 2,500 tons at its lithium plant at Gwangyang Works.

2017 35

Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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Winterkorn also announced that Group companies would introduce 20 more electric cars and plug-in hybrids by 2020—from compact cars to the next Phaeton and Audi A8. “

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