CASE unveils first fully electric backhoe loader: the 580 EV

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CASE Construction Equipment introduced “Project Zeus”: the 580 EV, the construction industry’s first fully electric backhoe loader. Electric motors, on the other hand, have instantaneous torque and peak torque available at every operating speed. Electric (Battery) Off-road

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Fully-electric BMW 7-Series could be carmaker's most powerful sedan

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BMW will build an electric version of the 7-Series—its flagship sedan.

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Volvo Cars says early demand for fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD is strong

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Volvo Cars has opened order books for the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD ( earlier post ), the company’s first fully electric car which is based on the best-selling SUV, in selected markets. The Recharge car line is the name for all Volvos with a fully electric and plug-in hybrid powertrain.

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Lincoln working with Rivian on new fully electric vehicle

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The Lincoln Motor Company is working with Rivian to develop an all-new electric vehicle previously announced as part of Ford Motor Company’s original investment in Rivian. Lincoln’s first fully electric vehicle will join the Aviator and Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid vehicles, further solidifying Lincoln’s commitment to electrification. billion into electrification, which includes the Mustang Mach-E and a fully electric version of the best-selling F-150 pickup.

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Audi E-Tron: Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2020

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The Audi E-Tron is Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2020. We can’t think of a single fully electric vehicle that fits so well into a carmaker’s lineup the way that the E-Tron does. Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy Winner Best Car to Buy 2020

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2020 Audi A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid carries starting price of $94,000

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Audi is pricing its 2020 A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid with a MSRP of $94,000 in the US. By comparison, the starting MSRP for a 2020 Audi A8 55 TFSI quattro with automatic transmission is $85,200.

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Volvo Cars inaugurates new battery assembly line at Ghent manufacturing plant

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Volvo Cars formally inaugurated a new battery assembly line at its Belgian manufacturing plant in Ghent, where it will start building its first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge P8, later this year. The XC40 Recharge P8 is the first of a family of fully electric Volvos.

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NYC mayor orders all municipal vehicles to be electric by 2040

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The New York City government has made another bold proclamation in favor of electric cars. Mayor Bill de Blasio issued an executive order calling for all vehicles in the municipal fleet to be fully electric by 2040.

2020 93

Volkswagen to introduce Touareg R plug-in hybrid at Geneva

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Volkswagen will introduce the new Touareg R with a plug-in hybrid drive at the Geneva Motor Show (5 to 15 March 2020). When the battery is sufficiently charged, the new SUV starts in electric E-MODE for zero emissions. The Touareg R will cover most commuter distances fully electrically.

2020 95

Refit hybrid-electric commuter boat launched in Stockholm

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This provides two hours’ running time on pure electricity. The boat’s powertrain contains the same sort of components as Scania’s hybrid and fully electric vehicles.

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Electric truck ready for dynamic wireless charging on public roads in Sweden; Smartroad Gotland

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ElectReon has successfully wirelessly charged a fully electric 40-ton truck and trailer at a test facility in Sweden. The Smartroad Gotland project is the first wireless electric road system (ERS) for trucks and buses on public roads. km electric road on a 4 km road stretch.

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Volvo Trucks North America demonstrates pilot electric VNR models; Volvo LIGHTS

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Volvo Trucks North America offered a first look at its Class 8 battery-electric project trucks during an exclusive event at TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, California. Now, we have reached a huge milestone that lays a path for the commercialization of fully electric truck technologies.

2020 95

BMW confirms iX3 electric SUV isn’t coming to the US

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After the i3 hatchback, BMW’s first widely available fully electric vehicle for the U.S. was supposed to be the iX3, a fully electric version of the German automaker’s top-selling vehicle, the X3 SUV.

2020 65

Volkswagen introduces Touareg R plug-in hybrid model

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The Touareg R can be driven at up to 140 km/h using electric power; above this speed, the turbocharged V6 gasoline engine (TSI) supplements the electric drive motor. The Touareg R will cover most commuter distances fully electrically.

2020 90

Karma plans US-built all-electric pickup and SUV

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Fully electric pickups are suddenly all the rage—or, we should say, the possibility of them, as none of them have actually arrived. Monday, news broke of another electric truck potentially in the works—this one from California-based, Chinese-funded Karma Automotive.

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Chevrolet launches Menlo EV in China

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Chevrolet has launched the Menlo, the brand’s first fully electric vehicle in China. Its battery can be fully charged to 80% of capacity within 40 minutes using a direct current (DC) fast charger. China Electric (Battery

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Hyundai Motor Group, Canoo to co-develop all-electric platform for future EVs and PBVs

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Hyundai Motor Group and Canoo will jointly develop an all-electric platform based on Canoo’s fully scalable, proprietary skateboard design ( earlier post ) for upcoming Hyundai and Kia EVs and PBVs (purpose-built vehicles) ( earlier post ).

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Nissan Ariya Concept points directly to affordable 300-mile high-performance EV

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If you want a good look at Nissan’s next fully electric vehicle, it’s very thinly masked in the Ariya Concept, which made its U.S. debut at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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BMW Group accelerates expansion for production of electric powertrain components at Plant Dingolfing

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The number of electric motors required will also increase significantly. This is where we produce powertrain components for our fully and partially electric models. As a result, the company has a correspondingly high demand for electric motors and batteries.

2020 85

Nissan and Uber partner in London: 2,000 LEAFs

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Nissan and Uber have signed a deal to support the introduction of 2,000 all-electric Nissan LEAFs for drivers who use the Uber app. This deal will help to deliver Uber’s vision for every car on the app in the capital—around 45,000 drivers—to be fully electric from 2025.

2020 90

With Geely, Daimler sends Smart electric-car brand to China

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Mercedes-Benz and Geely announced on Wednesday that its fully electric city-car brand, Smart, is going Chinese.

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Byton announces content partners for its very connected electric cars

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Just two years ago at CES, Byton revealed the M-Byte, a sleek, fully electric SUV that drew a whole lot of attention at the show especially for two reasons: its jaw-dropping 48-inch Shared Experience Display that spanned the full width of the dash, and its projected $45k starting price.

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Looking to get in a hybrid for cheap? Used Toyota Prius 1.5 HSD 2004-2009 Review

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Having enough electric charge to last a 5-15 minute in silence in a traffic jam. Power steering is electric and as a result we don’t need to check the power steering oil level as there isn’t any. During reversing, the Prius is powered only by the electric motor.

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Audi Super Bowl ad: “Frozen” song, electric vehicles, and climate change

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Audi is making a pitch for its fully electric E-Tron SUV and E-Tron Sportback this Super Bowl with a very “Frozen” song. The spot features Maisie Williams, of Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, and various films, singing the song as if in a musical.

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Hyundai and Kia make €100M strategic investment in Arrival to co-develop electric commercial vehicles

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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation today made a strategic investment of €100 million (US $110 million) in a new partnership with Arrival , a UK-based electric vehicle startup ( earlier post ). Electric (Battery) Europe Fleets Vehicle Manufacturers

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First electric fire truck in US finds a buyer: Los Angeles

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While cities are generally ahead of the curve when it comes to electrifying fleets, the hard reality is that some types of heavy-duty vehicles—like fire trucks—simply don't exist yet in fully electric form.

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Hyundai Prophecy, VW ID 4, Gigafactory 4, used Teslas: Today’s Car News

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And we get a look at the production Volkswagen electric crossover for the U.S. Hyundai has given us a glimpse of its fully electric concept car, Prophecy, for the. Tesla’s construction of its factory in Germany has run into some issues with environmentalists.

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Hyundai Motor presents urban smart mobility solution UAM-PBV-Hub; air mobility

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Hyundai Motor Company unveiled at CES 2020 its vision for urban mobility to help vitalize human-centered future cities. UAM enables runway-free urban air travel with Personal Air Vehicles capable of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL).

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Porsche electric sports cars, BMW iX3 nixed, power-dense motor: Today’s Car News

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Porsche hesitates over heavy electric sports cars. out of the plan for its iX3 electric SUV. If you think Porsche is ready to follow its Taycan with a fully electric sports car or two, that anticipation may be premature. A company claims the most power-dense motor.

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Lincoln confirms Rivian-based luxury electric vehicle will be brand’s first EV

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Ford’s Lincoln luxury brand has confirmed that it will work together with Rivian in developing a fully electric vehicle based on Rivian’s skateboard platform.

2020 65

Plug-in hybrid versions of Audi Q5 crossover and A8 sedan arrive for the US

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While that includes fully electric vehicles like the E-tron SUV, or the E-Tron GT performance car and Q4 E-Tron compact SUV that are both due to go on sale by early next year, plug-in hybrids are part of that push, too. Audi is wholly embracing vehicles that plug-in.

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

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On the heels of its announcement of the 2020 XT6 three-row crossover with 3.6L Electric (Battery V-6 engine with cylinder deactivation and nine-speed automatic transmission, Cadillac revealed the brand’s first EV at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.

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Audi E-Tron: Best Car To Buy 2020 nominee

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And it just so happens to be an electric vehicle. That’s the way Green Car Reports has more or less summarized Audi’s first fully electric vehicle after multiple experiences up close with it. Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy 2020

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All-electric Fiat 500 revealed with 199 mile range

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An icon has been reborn, with the all-new third generation Fiat 500 becoming the first fully electric car from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

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All-electric Fiat 500 revealed with 199 mile range

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An icon has been reborn, with the all-new third generation Fiat 500 becoming the first fully electric car from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

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Final design of first autonomous and fully electric container vessel revealed; model testing at SINTEF Ocean

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A six-meter, 2.4-ton model of the final design of the autonomous and fully electric container vessel Yara Birkeland ( earlier post ) was revealed as testing commenced at SINTEF Ocean’s 80-meter test tank facility in Trondheim. Autonomous driving Electric (Battery) Ports and Marine

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BMW Group to offer 25 electrified vehicle models by 2025, 12 fully electric

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By 2025, the BMW Group will offer 25 electrified vehicle models—12 of them fully electric, said Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, in a preview briefing before the opening of the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. The Group’s market share for electric drives in Europe is already three times higher than its market share for combustion-powered cars, added Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Development.

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2020 Mini Cooper SE urban electric car revives Mini E formula

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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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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. Electric (Battery) Heavy-dutyMeritor, Inc.

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq: First look at refreshed interior, new features

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Although the Hyundai Ioniq lineup of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fully electric models has only been for sale in the U.S. for about two years, this rival to the Toyota Prius is already due for some significant changes later this year, for what will be its third model year. Based on early details released yesterday for the European-market version. Plug-In Hybrids

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BCG Report Expects Battery Costs Will Constrain Widespread Market Adoption of Fully Electric Vehicles, Absent a Technology Breakthrough; Forecasts 26% of Major Market New Cars in 2020 To be Hybrid or Electric

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As an example of cost direction, BCG forecasts that NCA cell and pack costs will decline 60-65% by 2020. That same year, the market for electric-car batteries in those regions will reach $25 billion. million will be fully electric, 1.5

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Nissan electric crossover due in 2020 closely follows IMx concept

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Despite its bold, early moves into the mass production of electric cars with the Nissan Leaf, which originally reached the market in late 2010, Nissan has taken a long, long time to release a true electric-car Second Act. With the arrival of a yet-unnamed fully electric crossover utility vehicle sometime next year—the first vehicle to be.

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2020 VW e-Golf electric car range falls, just before ID EV range rises

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With the introduction of a first mass-market electric car, the ID 3, already happening in Europe, a mass-market EV for the U.S. just around the corner, next year, and a new Golf just introduced for Europe with fully electric no longer part of the mix, the e-Golf is available in the U.S.

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