2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel tops pickup truck mpg race

Green Car Reports

General Motors announced new EPA fuel economy ratings Thursday for its 2020 Chevrolet Silverado light-duty pickup powered by its new 3.0-liter inline-6 turbodiesel. Fuel economy matters in pickups.

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2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV gets 259 miles of range, nudges past Kona Electric

Green Car Reports

For 2020, Chevrolet boosted the range of the Bolt EV to 259 miles—from 238 miles in 2019 and earlier models. According to the company, small tweaks in the chemistry of its battery cells accommodated the new range, though it says the capacity remains the same at 60 kilowatt-hours.

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel tops pickup truck mpg race

Green Car Reports

And General Motors just announced record-setting new EPA fuel economy ratings for its new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado light-duty pickup powered by its new 3.0-liter inline-6 turbodiesel. Fuel economy in pickups matters.

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Volkswagen unveils 2020 Passat at NAIAS

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unveiled the new 2020 Passat at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today. While the 2020 Passat retains the underpinnings of the previous model, it has been completely restyled. Infotainment technology gets a boost in the 2020 Passat.

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2020 Ford Escape to offer hybrid and PHEV variants

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Ford has revealed the 2020 Escape; the small SUV will make its first public appearance at the New York International Auto Show.

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EPA proposes renewable fuel volume obligations for 2020

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EPA is proposing an advanced biofuel volume requirement for 2020 of 5.04 billion ethanol-equivalent gallons for 2020 is based on EPA’s production projection—0.12 The 2020 RVOs are a drop in the bucket compared to the demand lost due to a flood of refinery exemptions.

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2020 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid arrives in Europe

Green Car Reports

Audi released the 2020 Q5 55 TFSI e quattro—the first of its new range of plug-in hybrids—in Europe on Tuesday, with some impressive specs.

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2020 Volvo XC60 T8, 2020 V60 T8 plug-in hybrids get Polestar Engineered performance

Green Car Reports

That's the approach Volvo is taking with its new 2020 XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered plug-in hybrid, and the latest addition to its plug-in hybrid and Polestar Engineered fleet, the 2020 V60 T8 Polestar Engineered. Lots of EV drivers know electric cars are fun to drive; why shouldn't plug-in hybrids be too?

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2020 Mini Cooper SE urban electric car revives Mini E formula

Green Car Reports

The fully electric 2020 Mini Cooper SE will bring back everything early Mini pioneers loved about the company's first electric effort, the 2009 Mini E, in a more conventional, practical package.

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Ford introduces hybrid version of new 2020 Explorer

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Last week, Ford unveiled the new 2020 Explorer, featuring lighter, leaner and stronger construction with its broadest model lineup to date, equipped with more powerful and efficient EcoBoost engines.

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2020 Kia Optima Hybrid includes more active-safety features

Green Car Reports

The 2020 Kia Optima Hybrid joins non-hybrid Optima models in making several important safety features standard. For 2020, the Optima Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid again come only in the EX trim level. In 2019, automatic emergency braking and automatic lane control were optional on the Optima Hybrid EX and were not available on the Plug-in Hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids

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2020 Hyundai Sonata will emit less with new valve-duration tech

Green Car Reports

The company asserted the new valve tech, headed into versions of the 2020 Hyundai Sonata, will produce significant improvements in emissions, fuel efficiency, and performance.

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2020 Porsche Taycan could beat Tesla to market with vegan interior

Green Car Reports

Look out, Tesla. Some versions of the upcoming Porsche Taycan electric car are going vegan, too—perhaps before Tesla can get there. Well, for now let’s call it vegan-ish. In a first release of information about the production Taycan interior.

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Meritor has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs through 2020

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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. Meritor, Inc.

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Toyota premieres Toyota-brand battery electric vehicles ahead of 2020 China launch

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Sales on the new models are slated to start from 2020. Toyota has plans to use the new mobility concept for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

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2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid arrives, promises 34 mpg combined

Green Car Reports

Facing its first three-row hybrid rival, the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid that bowed Thursday at the 2019 New York auto show boasting one big number: 34 mpg combined, according to the automaker’s estimates. That’s 10 mpg higher than early estimates for the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid.

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Next-generation Fiat 500e electric car arrives for Europe in 2020

Green Car Reports

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced plans to build up to 80,000 copies of a new electric Fiat 500 at the company's Mirafiori, Italy, factory starting in 2020. The company's chief operating officer for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Pietro Gorlier, told Reuters earlier this month that the new 500 will be a dedicated electric car. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

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Slow-selling Chevrolet Equinox diesel won't return for 2020

Green Car Reports

Chevrolet spokesman Kevin Kelly confirmed to Green Car Reports that the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox will not be available with a 1.6-liter turbodiesel. "We We did discontinue the diesel engine option in the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox due to low demand," he said in a After two years, Chevy's experiment with a diesel-powered compact crossover is done.

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2020 Kia Optima Hybrid, shorter-range Audi E-tron, Tesla Megapack: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

The Kia Optima Hybrid merges back in for 2020 with minor changes. Audi plans a more affordable, shorter-range E-tron in Europe. Tesla is introducing a larger stationary battery pack for businesses. And a California startup company wants to turn CO2 into gasoline. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Audi's new version of the electric E-tron. Today in Car News

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2020 Karma Revero GT breaks cover–with smaller mustache

Green Car Reports

The 2020 Karma Revero GT will trim back its signature handlebar mustache for a bushier walrus variety. And when it goes on sale late this summer, buyers will be able to order it at a new $100 million custom design center adjacent to the Karma factory in Moreno Valley, California.

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2020 Kia Soul EV rated for 243 miles, improved efficiency

Green Car Reports

The 2020 Kia Soul EV, which is expected to reach dealerships this spring, will go 243 miles on a charge—four more miles than the Kia Niro EV—according to the EPA, in ratings that were released earlier this week. In just one model year, Kia has more than doubled the rated driving range for the Soul EV.

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Faster shifts could make 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid more fun

Green Car Reports

Hybrids are known for their efficiency. And they're also often known for being not much fun to drive. Partly, that's because they often have transmissions that deliver sloppy shifts, whether that's because they're CVTs or just conventional automatics with long, slow, lethargic shift programming.

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Toyota introduces new 2020 Highlander and hybrid at New York International Auto Show; TNGA-K platform

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Toyota introduced the next-generation three-row 2020 Highlander SUV at the New York International Auto Show. Arriving in Toyota dealerships in winter, the Highlander gasoline model will arrive in December 2019 and the Highlander Hybrid will make its way to customers in February 2020.

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2020 Honda Insight doesn't budge versus Ioniq, Corolla Hybrid

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As choices among hybrid small sedans have expanded, Honda is standing pat with the 2020 Insight. The Insight was introduced in 2019 as a separate model based on the Civic sedan, but with unique sheetmetal, a nicer interior, and the Accord Hybrid's two-motor hybrid drive system. It gets no significant updates for its second model year, beyond

2020 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid gets more electric range, XtraBoost performance

Green Car Reports

Three years ago BMW positioned the 330e as the plug-in you wouldn’t have to wait for—in one very memorable ad that showed an owner skipping past empty Superchargers for a 330e and zooming off on engine power. We know how that ended up.

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Gen 3 Ecodiesel in 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel delivers 480 lb-ft, leading fuel economy

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The 2020 Ram 1500 will become the most powerful half-ton diesel pickup in the US, with 480 lb-ft (651 N·m) of torque, and the most capable light-duty diesel, with towing capability up to 12,560 pounds. The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Volkswagen previewing mobile quick charging station; trials in 2019, production in 2020

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The start of production is planned for 2020. As of 2020, the charging station will also be implemented in other cities and communities. Volkswagen is previewing the company’s future mobile quick charging station.

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Revamped 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport revealed

Green Cars News

The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been updated for 2020, with the seven-seat family SUV boasting new styling tweaks, a fresh interior and updated mechanicals including hybrid technology

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid first drive review: Muscle over mpg

Green Car Reports

Hybrid systems aren’t all tuned for the highest possible fuel efficiency.

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2020 Hyundai i10 gets radical redesign

Green Cars News

We’ve been given a glimpse of the completely redesigned Hyundai i10 in sketch form ahead of its full public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this year

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric gets more range and power, faster charging—in Europe

Green Car Reports

The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric will get a big boost in range along with more power when it goes on sale later this year in Europe. New specs released by Hyundai's European sales organization point to a significant update to the car, though when Green Car Reports reached out to Hyundai's U.S. arm, spokesman Brandon Ramirez would say only that the

2019 82

Oil prices could double by 2020, boosting electric car sales

Green Car Reports

That's the conclusion of Bernstein research, an investment research company, which forecast last week that oil could hit $150 a barrel by 2020, just a couple of years from now, according to an. Despite short term peaks and valleys, and a recent agreement by OPEC to ease production restrictions, the overall trend in oil prices is on the rise.

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2020 Kia Soul EV First Drive: 243 electric miles in the box

Green Car Reports

I’m snaking the 2020 Kia Soul EV around a bend in the Korean countryside, happy to push faster after weathering Seoul’s famous morning traffic earlier, but I can’t escape two recurring thoughts. The first is that, if anything, real-time range estimates are conservative, or at the very least, nearer to the real world than ever

2019 84

Tesla records, electric VW Microbus, 2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Plug-in hybrids can be very posh, shows the new 2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid. Tesla sold a record number of cars in the second quarter. Volkswagen produces a different electric microbus. And our latest Twitter poll asks readers to weigh in on the Governator's new EV ad. All this and more on Green Car Reports. In delivering more than 95,000 cars. Today in Car News

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Volkswagen T-Roc 2020: Open-top model to breathe fresh air into SUV segment

Green Cars News

Volkswagen has revealed a cabriolet version of the T-Roc, with the small crossover to be shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show ahead of its launch in spring 2020

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, VW voice commands, twirling buses, CO2 drop: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Hyundai releases details on the 2020 Sonata Hybrid. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid will get a solar roof, digital key app, and a sportier. VW advances voice commands. Protean introduces in-wheel motors on casters for electric buses. And the U.S. government predicts a drop in carbon-dioxide emissions. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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2020 Toyota Prius Prime gains seating for 5, Apple CarPlay, revamped lineup

Green Car Reports

The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid gains some important functionality, even though some of the key specifications for range and efficiency haven't changed. The most important improvement, perhaps, is that the Prime now offers a third seat in the center-rear, making it a five-passenger car. Previous versions had only four seats. The second. plug-in cars toyota prius prime

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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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The 2020 LiveWire is now available for US dealer pre-order at h-d.com/LiveWire with an MSRP of $29,799. These two concepts are further statements towards that our commitment to lead in the electric mobility space that begins this fall with the production 2020 LiveWire.

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with new diesel delivers EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway; driver-selectable stop/start

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The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with the available, all-new 3.0L The first customer deliveries of the 2020 Silverado 1500 with the available 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel engine delivers an EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway and 23 city in rear-wheel-drive models.

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2020 Range Rover available with 48V mild hybrid in-line 6

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The 2020 Range Rover is now available in the UK with a 3.0-liter in-line six-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engine in a Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) powertrain designed to bring enhanced efficiency to the range with fuel economy of 9.3l/100km (25.3

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2020 Tesla Model Y first details: 300-mile electric SUV, starting around $48k

Green Car Reports

Tesla’s Thursday night reveal event for the 2020 Tesla Model Y electric crossover SUV, just as previous events from the automaker, was raucous and packed with enthusiastic fans, including many who appeared to relish everything uttered by CEO Elon Musk.

2019 85

SEAT unveiling MEB-based el-Born EV at Geneva; in-market in 2020

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The car is expected to hit markets by 2020. SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, will unveil its el-Born electric vehicle concept at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show.

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Anaheim Transportation Network orders 40 BYD electric buses; 57% electric fleet by 2020

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These new buses will provide ATN a 57 percent zero-emission fleet by 2020. The Anaheim Transportation Network has awarded an order for 40 battery-electric buses to BYD. The ATN fleet order will increase the number of BYD electric buses the agency can deploy to serve one of the nation’s busiest tourism and employment regions. The buses range in size from the 30-foot BYD K7M to the articulated 60-foot K11M. One-half of the order will be the popular 40-foot BYD K9M.

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