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

2020 82

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

2020 85

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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.

2020 81

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).

2020 78

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.

2020 59

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.

2020 61

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.

2019 108

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

2017 78

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.

2017 60

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.

2019 96

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.

2019 108

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.

2019 71

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

2019 67

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid signals the start of a big electrified push

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As Ford prepares the first of several fully electric vehicles, for what amounts to a rapidly expanding niche, the automaker is also working on rolling out electrified versions of its existing mainstream lineup. After finding plenty of success many years ago with its Ford Escape Hybrid, and then sitting out the hybrid-SUV market for many years, the. Detroit Auto Show

2019 84

Audi prices e-tron starting at €80,000; new Audi Sport e-tron GT promised for 2020

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Audi’s first fully electric series-produced model, the Audi e-tron, will be available in Germany starting at €80,000 (US$98,800), said Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management, at Audi’s annual press conference in Ingolstadt. Electric (Battery

2018 97

Volvo Trucks to demonstrate Volvo VNR electric trucks in California in 2019; commercialize in NA in 2020

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Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric Volvo VNR regional-haul demonstrators in California next year, operating in distribution, regional-haul and drayage operations. Sales of the VNR Electric in North America will begin in 2020. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

2018 112

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.

2019 52

Volkswagen starts pre-production in first China plant focused only on e-mobility; MEB-based vehicles from Oct 2020

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The new plant of The SAIC Volkswagen joint venture’s new plant—which is dedicated to production of all electric vehicles on Volkswagen’s Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB)—has been completed in Anting, Shanghai. China Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

2019 78

SEAT to introduce 500 km MEB-based EV, Leon PHEV in 2020

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SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, will introduce its first fully electric vehicle in 2020. The EV launch comes as part of a product offensive, in which SEAT will launch one new car every six months until 2020. SEAT is going to launch one new car every six months until 2020. And in 2020, the new EV will be joined by the first CUV (Crossover Utility Vehicle) in the SEAT model line-up as well as a plug-in hybrid version of the new generation Leon.

2018 83

Volkswagen intends sales of 150K e-cars by 2020; 100K ID, ID SUV; >1M in 2025; more on MEB

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Volkswagen intends to sell 150,000 e-cars—of which 100,000 will be the ID and ID SUV—by 2020, according to Thomas Ulbrich, Member of the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management, E-Mobility division. The ID family—intended to make electric cars affordable for millions of people—is based on the modular electric drive toolkit (MEB), specifically developed for electric vehicles. Electric (Battery

2018 96

Ford electric SUV gets a pony-car name: Mustang Mach-E

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The fully electric Ford Mustang concocted for the annual SEMA show and revealed last week turned out to be quite the harbinger. With an announcement this morning, a fully electric Ford Mustang will be available at dealerships by the end of 2020.

2019 60

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

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CMA’s introduction in 2017 means that all future Volvo cars will be built on just two fully scalable and wholly modular vehicle architectures. Volvo Cars will also develop an entirely new range of electrified smaller cars and build a fully electric car for sale by 2019.

2015 136

Uber to go all electric or hybrid in London by 2020, ban diesels, add clean-air fee to rides

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Uber has announced it will require its 40,000 drivers in London to switch to hybrid or fully electric cars, and ban diesel vehicles from its fleet, by the end of 2019. Uber said it will use only electric cars within London by. By the end of 2021, it will extend that policy throughout the United Kingdom, where it presently operates in 40 cities. emissions England plug-in cars London ridesharing Uber

2017 65

Ford ups its electrified vehicle ante to $11B; 86% trucks and SUVs in the product mix by 2020

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Ford management gave an update on its product line plans, touting that by 2020, the company will offer “North America’s freshest lineup among all full-line automakers,” with its average showroom age dropping from 5.7 —Sherif Marakby, vice president, Autonomous and Electric Vehicles.

2018 78

Tesla Model S vs. Porsche Taycan: How the two electric cars compare

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The Tesla Model S was the first long-range premium electric car, and it’s been on the market for seven years. And yet just now, for the 2020 model year, arrives what some might see as its first formidable fully electric rival from Germany: the Porsche Taycan.

2019 86

Ford adding hybrid F-150 & Mustang, PHEV Transit, new BEV SUV by 2020; $700M for Flat Rock for EV production; cancels $1.6B Mexico plant

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The automaker also announced plans to invest $700 million to expand its Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan into a factory that will build high-tech autonomous and electric vehicles along with the Mustang and Lincoln Continental. billion investment in electrified vehicles by 2020.

2017 95

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. The construction phase is planned for 2020 to 2022.

2019 95

New fuel-efficient bulk carrier concept design; DNV estimates new tankers, bulkers and container vessels will be up to 30% more energy efficient by 2020 than newbuilds today

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Separately, DNV is predicting that by 2020, new tankers, bulkers and container vessels will be up to 30% more energy efficient than today’s newbuildings. DNV outlook to 2020. A similar reduction is expected to be enforced for worldwide shipping by 2020. The Green Dolphin.

2012 127

Electric Mini Cooper, Polestar 2 towing, Clarity Fuel Cell improvements: Today’s Car News

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The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell gets some minor changes for 2020. The electric Mini Cooper is ready for reservations in the U.S. Polestar says that its upcoming fully electric car is good for towing. And there’s a new speed record for street-legal EVs.

2019 55

NYC Mayor Bloomberg ramps up EV parking and charging plans; targeting 1/3 of the taxi fleet to be electric by 2020; largest bike share program in country

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As part of his 2013 State of the City address, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg outlined plans for a major increase in parking and charging options for electric vehicles. His plans call for piloting curbside fast chargers and working with the City Council to amend the Building Code so that up to 20% of all new public parking spaces in private developments will be wired and ready for electric vehicles, creating up to 10,000 parking spots for electric vehicles over the next seven years.

2013 86

Electric Mini, Hyundai engine tech, no revamp for Tesla Model S and X: Today's Car News

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The fully electric 2020 Mini Cooper SE has been revealed. Hyundai embraces new engine tech in the 2020 Hyundai Sonata. The Tesla Model S and Model X won't get a rumored refresh. And our latest Twitter poll asks whether buyers would really pay twice as much—or more—for a self-driving car. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The new. Today in Car News

2019 53

Wiesbaden starts using its first Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses; 56-unit order

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The first fully-electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro city buses were handed over on 18 November 2019 to ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH (ESWE Verkehr) in Wiesbaden. Each delivery of one of our fully-electric eCitaro buses is a further step towards sustainable and emission-free public transport.

2019 95

Bloomberg New Energy Finance forecasts plug-in electric vehicles could account for up to 9% of US auto sales in 2020 and 22% in 2030

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Plug-in electric vehicles, including plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles, have the potential to make up 9% of US auto sales in 2020 and 22% in 2030 (1.6 In the short term, price will be the most significant limitation to the uptake of both plug-in hybrid vehicles like the GM Volt and fully electric vehicles such as the Nissan Leaf, BNEF said. million units in 2020, or some 7.3% million would be battery-electric vehicles (about 1.8%

2010 95

Mack Trucks unveils battery-electric Mack LR Refuse demonstration model

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Mack Trucks unveiled the Mack LR battery electric vehicle (BEV) at WasteExpo 2019. The Mack LR BEV features a copper-colored Bulldog hood ornament, signifying that it’s an electric vehicle. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

2019 153

BMW Group accelerating e-mobility expansion: 25 electrified models by 2023

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With flexible vehicle architectures for fully-electric, plug-in hybrid and combustion engine drive trains, the company is able to respond quickly to changing conditions. More than half of the 25 models will be fully electric. By the end of 2019, the company aims to have more than half a million vehicles with fully-electric or plug-in hybrid drive trains on the roads. BMW eDrive Zones standard in plug-in hybrids from 2020. Electric (Battery

2019 79

More than 100 Blue Bird electric school buses have been ordered so far; Cummins electric drive

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More than 100 electric school buses, powered by a Cummins fully electric drivetrain, have been ordered to date from Blue Bird Corporation, a school bus manufacturer highly focused on alternative fuel technologies. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty

2019 149

Cummins to supply Kalmar with driveline for new electric terminal tractor

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Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has selected Cummins to be the electrification solution provider for the next-generation electric terminal tractor offering for the European market. Cummins will provide powertrain technology, including the batteries, for the Kalmar Electric Terminal Tractor (KT2E). Kalmar has already launched the fully electric Kalmar Ottawa electric terminal tractor (OT2E) in the US in 2018. Batteries Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

2019 89

Chevrolet Menlo EV makes global premiere in China

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The Chevrolet Menlo will be the brand’s first fully electric vehicle available in China. Both models will be on display at Auto Guangzhou 2019, which runs from 22 November 22 to 1 December, and will be launched in the first half of 2020. China Electric (Battery

2019 85

Hyster to develop fuel-cell electric reachstacker for Port of Valencia

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Hyster Europe is developing a zero-emission reachstacker featuring a hydrogen fuel cell for the Port of Valencia, as part of the European Horizon 2020 program and H2Ports project. An on-board hydrogen fuel cell will charge the battery on the forthcoming fully electric Hyster ReachStacker.

2019 132

Ford makes $500M minority investment in Rivian; next-gen Ford EV on Rivian skateboard

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Ford Motor Company has made a $500-million minority equity investment in electric vehicle maker Rivian ( earlier post ). The Rivian electric drive features four independent motors with 200 horsepower available at each wheel. Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

2019 114

BMW boosts CATL battery order to €7.3B, signs €2.9B battery order with Samsung SDI

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billion (contract duration from 2020 to 2031), with €4.5 The BMW Group has also signed a long-term supply contract for its fifth-generation electric drive trains with its second battery cell supplier, Samsung SDI. The BMW Group’s fifth-generation electric drive trains from 2021 on will also be produced entirely without using rare earths. The production of battery cell prototypes makes it possible to analyze and fully understand cell value creation processes.

2019 73

Volvo Cars launches Volvo XC40 Recharge EV as first of new Recharge line; new climate plan

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Volvo Cars introduced the XC40 Recharge, the company’s first fully electric car and the first model to appear in its brand new Recharge car line concept. Recharge will be the overarching name for all chargeable Volvos with a fully electric and plug-in hybrid powertrain.

2019 78