Kia introduces 2018 Niro PHEV crossover to US at Los Angeles Show

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Kia introduced the 2018 Niro Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) ( earlier post ) to the US market at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Niro PHEV pairs an all-aluminum 1.6-liter GDI (gasoline direct injection) four-cylinder engine with an 8.9 Hybrids Plug-ins

Honda unveils Fit EV concept and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle platform at Los Angeles Auto Show

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President and CEO Takanobu Ito unveiled the Fit EV Concept electric vehicle and the platform for a mid-size plug-in hybrid electric vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The plug-in hybrid system. Honda Plug-in Hybrid. The Fit EV concept.

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Housing Authority of Los Angeles begins testing of BYD plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

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The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and China-based BYD Motors Inc. launched a testing program using BYD’s F3DM (Dual Mode) plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The agreement was signed and BYD vehicles were put into service at HACLA Offices in Los Angeles. The F3DM (Dual Mode) sedans used in HACLA fleets can travel by electricity for 40 to 60 miles.

Volkswagen ID Crozz electric SUV to launch in US in 2020

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A production vehicle based on the Volkswagen ID Crozz all-electric compact crossover will be launched in the U.S. The announcement came at a media event Tuesday night before the first of two media days at the Los Angeles auto show, where the electric SUV makes its North American debut. Los Angeles Auto Show Future Cars VW Group plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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2010 Prius Plug-in Hybrid Makes North American Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show; First Li-ion Battery Traction Battery Developed by Toyota and PEVE

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Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Demonstration Program Vehicle 002. The 2010 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicle (PHV) made its North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. With a plug-in you get rid of range anxiety. Tags: Hybrids Plug-ins

2019 BMW i8: larger battery, more range, and new Roadster

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Revealed at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, the i8's mid-cycle refresh increases its battery capacity from 7.1 kwh, improving the car's fairly paltry all-electric range from 15 to 18 miles. Los Angeles Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsBMW is breathing some fresh air into its three-year-old alternative flagship to improve performance, increase range, and add some style.

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Maven deploying its first all-electric shared-use fleet in Austin; 20 Chevy Bolts

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Maven is now offering its first all-electric fleet of cars for use in the gig economy; 20 Chevrolet Bolt EVs are available for freelance drivers in Austin, Texas to earn money on their own schedules. Maven is excited to offer an all-electric fleet of shared vehicles for the gig economy.

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Audi Q5 Hybrid Not Coming To 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Audi is hopping onto the electrified vehicle bandwagon with plans for a new range of hybrids, plug-in hybrids and all-electric luxury vehicles and sports cars in the coming years. Following the lead of parent company Volkswagen, Audi is striving to become the leader for alternative-powered vehicles in the luxury segment and is doing so with

Is this Faraday Future's all-electric Tesla Model X fighter?

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Electric-car startup Faraday Future has the ambitious goal of starting production of its first electric car within two years. But this image of a camouflaged test vehicle maneuvering around a Los Angeles-area parking lot might offer a clue. Future Cars plug-in cars Faraday FutureSo far, though, the company has divulged virtually nothing about the car it intends to launch.

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Greenius On The Green Scene - The South Bay Report

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Dency at the wheel of the all electric Tesla. Today they both drive electric cars powered from the charge generated via their rooftop solar panels. Naturally I learned all about this from - you guessed it - an email blast from Dency.

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Navistar Delivers eStar All-Electric Trucks to PGE

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delivered some of its first eStar purpose-built all-electric trucks ( earlier post ) to Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in Sacramento, California. Navistar’s initial customer—FedEx—has four of the trucks in use in the Los Angeles area. When it returns to its home base at the end of the day, customers can plug it in for a full recharge within approximately six to eight hours. Navistar, Inc.

Navistar Officially Unveils eStar, Its First Purpose-Built All-Electric Commercial Truck

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will deliver to FedEx the first full-production eStar —Navistar’s all-electric commercial truck. Sales of the eStar all-electric vehicle are conducted through a wholly owned Navistar affiliate. million federal stimulus grant to build electric trucks. The eStar.

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Toyota’s new RAV4 plug-in hybrid SUV offers 39 miles AER, 90 MPGe

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota introduced its new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) RAV4 performance model with an estimated 302-horsepower, advanced all-wheel drive, sport-tuned suspension and exclusive design features. Fuel Efficiency Hybrids Plug-ins

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Ford unveils its first plug-in hybrid vehicle for police and government customers

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Now, the company is introducing a plug-in hybrid vehicle with an all-electric range of 21 miles for police and government customers. Once the battery runs down, the vehicle is powered by its gasoline-electric hybrid powerplant with a range surpassing 500 miles.

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Plug-in Prius makes debut at LA Auto Show

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Based on the third-generation Prius, the 2010 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle made its North American debut yesterday at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Built to support a global demonstration programme that begins this month, the vehicle expands Toyota’s hybrid synergy drive technology thanks to the introduction of a first generation lithium-ion battery that allows for all-electric operation at higher speeds and longer distances than a regular Prius.

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automotive retailer, has joined the Plug-In Partners campaign calling on automakers to manufacture plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The development of plug-in hybrids could reduce America's addiction to oil," said AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson.

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VW brings Golf GTE Sport Concept plug-in hybrid to LA Auto Show

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will show the Golf GTE Sport concept plug-in hybrid ( earlier post ) for the first time in North America at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. l/100 km/h (118 mpg) on the NEDC cycle for plug-in hybrid vehicles. All-electric range is up to 50 km (31 miles).

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BYD reports plug-in fleet test results; rapid charging not diminishing capacity

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BYD all-electric e6 Taxi in service in Shenzhen. In total, BYD plug-ins have accumulated more than 1.769 million all-electric miles (2.847 million km) and have seen no diminished range or capacity due to rapid-charging. China Electric (Battery) Fleets Plug-ins

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LA show displays green car ‘glimpse into the future’

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The 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public today with a glittering display of green cars taking pride of place. fuel vehicles including hybrids, modern clean-diesel, electric, hydrogen fuel cell and ethanol powered vehicles. Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept.

California Energy Commission awards more than $15M to advance biofuels, plug-in and V2G research

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The California Energy Commission unanimously approved funding of more than $15 million to projects that will advance biofuels and electric vehicle research in California. will receive $2,325,954 to demonstrate battery-electric medium-duty trucks. based in Valencia (Los Angeles County), will administer the project, and ZeroTruck of Laguna Niguel (Orange County) will build up to 14 trucks for the project.

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2010 LA Auto Show: Mitsubishi Plug-In Hybrid SUV For 2013

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Mitsubishi rolled out the tiny "i" electric minicar (nee i-MiEV) during last week’s 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, confirming its eventual sale in the fall of 2011. But all-electric vehicles are just one avenue the Japanese automaker is investigating as it attempts to curb emissions and end the world’s reliance on oil as a fuel source

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BYD Presents Happy Results From Chinese Electric-Taxi Test

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Automaker BYD is by far China's most aggressive when it comes to electric cars. It launched its F3DM sedan, the world's first production plug-in hybrid, back in December 2008--sales have been poor--and has been testing its all-electric e6 crossover with both taxi fleets in Shenzhen, China, and the Housing Authority of Los Angeles.

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Plug-in readiness reports show wide difference between California regions

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The California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) released two reports assessing the readiness of two different areas of California—the San Diego and the Central Valley regions—for the widespread use of electric vehicles. During 2012, CCSE conducted research to evaluate the current readiness for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in the Central Valley and San Diego regions and identified areas for improvement. Plug-in readiness reports.

First drive: Volvo XC90 T8 Drive-E Twin Engine PHEV sets a high bar for full-size luxury SUV plug-ins in US

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With the 2016 XC90 ( earlier post ) heading to dealerships across the US, Volvo Cars gave media an opportunity to experience the next generation of its full-size luxury SUV—in both its conventional T6 and plug-in hybrid T8 Drive-E Twin Engine forms—in and around Los Angeles.

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2014 Honda Accord PHEV EPA-certified at 115 MPGe, on sale 15 Jan with MSRP of $39,780; LEV3/SULEV20 compliance

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With its EPA rating of 115 MPGe, the Accord Plug-In Hybrid surpasses plug-in-class competitors including the Ford C-Max Energi (100 MPGe), Chevy Volt (98 MPGe), and Prius Plug-in (95 MPGe). Electric driving is supported by a 6.7 Hybrids Plug-ins2014 Accord PHEV.

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Sales of Ford Fusion Hybrid, Fusion Energi jump in LA in June; up 35% and 40% y-o-y respectively

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Ford Fusion electrified vehicle retail sales spiked in the Los Angeles market during the month of June, the first month of availability for the new 2017 model. Based on Ford June sales figures, Fusion Energi (the plug-in hybrid variant) sales jumped nearly 40% in LA compared to June 2015. Consumer demand for trucks and SUVs continues to rise in Los Angeles and across the country, but sales of the Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford Fusion Energi plug-in are moving ahead.

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Toyota Formally Announces Introduction of Plug-in Prius Into Key Markets, Targeting Tens of Thousands in Public Sales in Two Years

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The all-electric range of the Prius Plug-In (23 km) will cover more than 50% of distances driven by single cars each day in Japan, according to Toyota. The plug-in made its North American debut at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. Electricity efficiency.

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Audi showcasing four battery-electric models at Geneva: e-tron, e-tron Sportback, Q2 L e-tron, Q4 e-tron

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At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Audi is showing four battery-electric drive vehicles, the series versions of which will celebrate their premiere by the end of 2020. The first member of the new quartet of battery-electric vehicles, the Audi e-tron, will be supplied to customers soon.

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Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan makes N. American debut at LA Auto Show; available in California late 2016; PHEV in 2018

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The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan ( earlier post ) made its North American debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show as Honda announced additional details for the vehicle’s entry into the US market.

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Hyundai to Launch Plug-in Hybrid in 2012; Planning PHEV Fleet Testing in Korea and US

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Hyundai will introduce a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle to the market in 2012, according to Dr. Byungsoon Min, of Hyundai Motor Company R&D Center, presenting at the SAE 2010 Hybrid Vehicle Technologies Symposium in San Diego this week. However, he noted, the company thinks it may be able to lead with its plug-in hybrid technology. Ah, 270 V); Hybrid power control unit; Electric air conditioning compressor; and.

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Toyota "Looking"

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H ere is big announcement for Plug-In fans Toyota looking at Plug-in Hybrids Los Angeles Times June 20, 2006 By JOHN O'DELL Toyota Motor Corp. company that builds prototype plug-in models of the Prius.

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Guest blogger: Andrew Grin - From Kansas to LA

Revenge of the Electric Car

My first sighting of smog-filled Los Angeles brought a sad thought to my mind. I came to Los Angeles for the L.A. Auto show and to tag along with the “Revenge of the Electric Car&# crew after winning an auction at the first Plug in America Fundraiser. I’m guessing this was one of the first all-electric driving photo shoots from the camera car to the Tesla.

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BMW presents solar carport concept for i models

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The international media launch of the BMW i8 in Los Angeles will include the presentation of a solar carport concept developed by BMW Group DesignworksUSA for the use of renewable energy. For the generation of electricity, high-grade glass-on-glass solar modules are used.

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MINI E charge station initial site inspection

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Stefano Paris at the November 19th, 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show unveiling of the MINI E. 200amp main electrical utility panel. If you’ve been following the BMW MINI E program unveiled officially on November 19th, 2008 at the Los Angeles Auto Show you’ll know the process for being selected as a potential MINI E driver is a multistep one. Stefano Paris sports an EV grin for the MINI E at the November 19th, 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Porsche Cars NA providing three years of charging at Electrify America stations for Taycam

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Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) has entered an agreement with Electrify America, LLC to provide the first all-electric Porsche, the Taycan, with three years of charging at Electrify America public stations across the country. Using 800 volt technology and the combined charging system (CCS) plug, the Taycan will be able to add more than 60 miles of range in four minutes—the fastest in today’s automotive market. To further expand power options, all 191 U.S.

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Audi launches electrification offensive; 12 EVs by 2025; 4 e-platforms

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By 2025 Audi will offer twelve automobiles with all-electric drive in the most important markets worldwide and achieve roughly one-third of its sales with electrified models. A total of four technical platforms and product families are the prerequisite for offering electric vehicles in every segment from A to D. Another joint project of the development departments at Audi and Porsche is the Premium Platform Electric (PPE). Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

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Electrified Blondes in Convertibles For Everyone!

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I have seen the future my friends and it looks exactly like a 76 degree January day filled with beautiful people driving gorgeous plug-in hybrid and plug-in electric cars. The Plug-Ins are coming and you should wait till they get here before buying your next new car.

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Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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It’s all happening excruciatingly too slowly of course, and at the pace we’re currently on we are quite simply as doomed as doomed can be – but in the meantime it IS starting to happen and the first signs of momentum are now starting to show. Plug In Conversions Corp.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. GM has announced plans for public sales in 2010, and almost every carmaker now says it will sell PHEVs or highway-speed battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sometime after 2010.

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Letter from Copenhagen

Revenge of the Electric Car

Sure, an electric car would be nice, but that would have been last Sunday, when the nearly 80 electric vehicles in a “CO2 Race&# combed the streets of Copenhagen. So were the electric Teslas, Nissans, Renaults, Betterplace vehicles, and Danish cars of the “International Mayor’s EV Parade,&# a couple days later. At the moment all I wanted was a bike. My real issue that night was an age old problem for all wheeled vehicles: a flat tire.

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VW, BMW and ChargePoint partner to create SAE Combo DC fast charging corridors on the East and West Coasts

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The SAE Combo connector is used in both BMW and Volkswagen electric vehicles as well as the Chevrolet Spark EV, with more applications anticipated. All three companies are making a significant investment to achieve the goal of nearly 100 fast charging ports by the end of 2015.

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Hyundai announces two more ways to get into an IONIQ Electric: ad-based car sharing and subscription ownership

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At AutoMobility LA, Hyundai announced two new ways for drivers to get into the new IONIQ Electric: the “Ioniq Unlimited” electric vehicle subscription , and a partnership with car-sharing service Waivecar. Insurance is also part of the all-inclusive-deal.

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UPS collaborating with Workhorse to deploy 50 electric trucks; rivaling acquisition cost of conventional; no subsidies

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UPS plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies—an industry first that would breaki a key barrier to large scale adoption of electric fleets. Electric (Battery) Fleets

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