Which electric cars are you most eager to see at this week's auto shows? Take our Twitter poll

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This week, two auto shows on opposite sides of the world will focus on electric cars—and the transition there. The Shanghai auto show in China has become a showcase for electric-car concepts since the country announced that it plans to require all new cars in the future to become electric. The New York International Auto Show is one of the. New York Auto Show Shanghai Auto Show Polls

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Which EVs were you most interested in seeing at last week's auto shows? Twitter poll results

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Last week at the Shanghai auto show, Infiniti rolled out its new Qs Inspiration electric sports sedan. New York Auto Show Shanghai Auto Show PollsChinese startup EV-maker Nio, so far known for its SUVs, its supercar, and a race car, followed a similar path with a new fastback sedan. Karma launched two new models, including a plug-in hybrid SUV and an electric sports car. Kia put a plug on.

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An old tradition, auto shows, could give electric cars a boost

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This year it's investing more of its marketing dollars in auto shows, and it will. Chicago Auto ShowLast summer, Volkswagen Group chairman Dr. Herbert Diess said that he doesn’t believe new-car shows will exist (in their present form) a decade from now, and that “motor shows are dead.” ” You might think Volkswagen of America didn't get the memo.

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RoboSense launches Smart Sensor System at Shanghai Auto Show

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At the Shanghai Auto Show, RoboSense announced two new LiDAR products that are integral to the Smart Sensor System: the RS-Bpearl, a super wide angle blind-spot LiDAR, and the RS-Ruby, a super high-resolution LiDAR.

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2018 LA auto show preview: 10 green-vehicle intros that matter

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Most of the major auto shows, like the Los Angeles auto show, have always had two components: news-making and car-selling. People are attending traditional, consumer-focused auto shows in record numbers. Los Angeles Auto ShowAnd it’s the second part—the public days—that thrives today. Counterintuitively—in this day when much of new-car research.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 makes public debut at Paris auto show

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After hosting a private introduction for the car last month in Stockholm, Mercedes-Benz formally introduced its EQC electric crossover to the public at the Paris auto show on Tuesday. Paris Auto Show Mercedes-BenzThe EQC, which is about the same size as the gasoline-powered Mercedes-Benz GLC crossover, albeit with separate styling and a unique interface, will go on sale in.

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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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Jaguar I-Pace electric concept at LA Auto Show: video walkaround

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CHECK OUT: Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV concept breaks cover at LA Auto Show. Los Angeles Auto Show Videos Future Cars plug-in cars I-PaceElectric vehicles are hardly a new concept any more, but they've largely been the province of Nissan and Tesla.

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Hyundai Kona Electric crossover teased before Geneva auto show reveal

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Geneva Motor Show Future Cars Geneva Auto Show Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) youtubeThe lack of plug-in electric crossover utility vehicles with all-wheel drive is a growing and obvious gap in the market. And where there's a gap, aggressive South Korean carmaker Hyundai may try to fill it. The company has now issued a teaser photo of the Hyundai Kona Electric small SUV it plans to unveil on February 27 before next month's Geneva.

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Mini Electric Concept revealed before Frankfurt auto show debut

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Now, we can see the first renderings of the car that will make its official debut at the Frankfurt auto show in two weeks. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW Mini EWe've known since last July that an all-electric Mini Cooper will go into production in 2019. The Mini Electric Concept is recognizable as the three-door hardtop version of the famous British small car, but numerous design.

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2017 Geneva auto show: green car preview

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The 2017 Geneva Motor Show marks the next stop on the annual auto-show circuit. Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Geneva Auto ShowWith press days beginning March 7, we aren't expecting an overwhelming number of green cars at the Swiss show this year. A smattering of production and concept cars with some green elements will debut there, though. DON'T MISS: 2018 Lexus LS 500h hybrid luxury sedan to.

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What electric car are you most excited to hear about from the LA auto show?

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With the green-car oriented Los Angeles auto show ramping up into full swing today, it seemed a good day to ask our readers what models they're most excited to hear about from the show. Los Angeles Auto Show PollsThere are several electric cars debuting at the show, including the Rivian R1T electric pickup, which the startup company gave details about ahead of the show on.

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Auto sales continue slide

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auto sales dropped by more than 41 percent in February to the lowest level in almost three decades as deepening economic uncertainty drove Americans away from big purchases and new debt despite aggressive discounts from major automakers. The results mark the 16th consecutive monthly drop in auto sales. Tags: us auto sales Reuters reports: U.S.

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Volkswagen confirms electric dune buggy concept for Geneva auto show

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Volkswagen confirmed on Wednesday that it will show a concept electric dune buggy at the Geneva auto show in March. A VW beach buggy made for blasting over the sand may ride again. Rumors circulated in December that the brand was considering such a move. READ MORE: Fun revival: Electric dune buggy could join VW I.D. line According to Autocar. Geneva Motor Show

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2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut at Detroit auto show

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The end-of-year holiday season is just really starting, but information on Detroit auto show debuts next month is coming in. Detroit Auto ShowA new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. The company said Tuesday morning that it will show a prototype of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight.

Volkswagen teases electric crossover for Shanghai auto show

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Future Cars Shanghai Auto Show VW Group plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Volkswagen appears to be quite clearly committed to an ambitious program of electric cars following its diesel emission scandal.

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Kia unveils new Soul EV at LA Auto Show

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Kia Motors unveiled the new Soul EV, a completely new iteration of Kia’s award-winning electric compact crossover, at the LA Auto Show. The infotainment package is supported by Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as Bluetooth wireless connectivity with voice recognition.

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2016 Los Angeles Auto Show green-car preview

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The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show gets underway this week, and a few notable green cars are expected to debut there. Los Angeles Auto Show new carsThe current popularity of crossover utility vehicles is evident in the numerous new or redesigned crossover models lined for the L.A. show. A smattering of other models will debut as well, but crossovers could very well represent the.

Green car preview at Detroit Auto Show

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Media days for the 2017 Detroit Auto Show begin amidst significant uncertainty about green cars and their future in the U.S. Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsIt remains unclear how the incoming Trump Administration will treat current fuel-economy and emissions standards. Continued low gas prices are driving a boom in SUV and crossover sales, something reflected in the number new.

2018 Ford EcoSport unveiled at 2016 Los Angeles auto show

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Los Angeles Auto ShowLike most things at Ford that don't have GT or RS in their name these days, the new Ford EcoSport is about 90% hype and 10% car. Fortunately, underneath all that ad-speak, it's a cute little thing, with some cool features. If Ford can deliver it with the right driving experience, for the right price, those in the market for a fun and functional.

JBM Auto to launch 9-, 12-meter electric buses at Auto Expo 2018 in India

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JBM Auto will launch its EcoLife 9- and 12-meter electric buses at the Auto Expo 2018 in February in India. JBM Auto Limited, the bus division of JBM Group, partnered with Solaris on the development of the buses.

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Green Car Preview: 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Media days for the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show begin next week, which means a new round of production and concept cars is about to be revealed. Los Angeles Auto ShowSo far, it looks like the Los Angeles show will be a little light on hybrids and plug-in electric cars. But there will still be several fuel-efficient models of note debuting there. DON'T MISS: Expect A.

Lexus UX smaller crossover teased before Geneva auto show

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Now the production version of another crossover, shown in concept form well over a year ago, has been confirmed to launch at the Geneva auto show with a teaser photo. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto ShowThe global new-vehicle market is moving toward crossover utility vehicles and SUVs, along with vehicles that look like them.

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2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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Detroit Auto Show VideosPickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut. It's an interesting and handsome model that revives a familiar name for Honda. The 2019 Honda Insight is a compact premium sedan projected to get an EPA combined rating of 50 mpg or better. The new Insight is Honda's third try at a dedicated hybrid, each of.

5 things about the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric we learned at the NY auto show

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After a Detroit auto show that was about little except pickup trucks and a new Jeep, followed by a tepid Chicago show, New York proved to be relatively rich in interesting new green cars. New York Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The standout was clearly the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric, the 250-mile battery-electric small hatchback that will go on sale before the end of the year. While it.

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Jaguar i-Pace electric SUV concept breaks cover at LA Auto Show

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The latest to join the growing pool of pricey battery-electric sedans and crossover utilities is the Jaguar i-Pace, revealed tonight as a concept at a splashy event before the Los Angeles Auto Show. Los Angeles Auto Show Future Cars plug-in carsLuxury electric cars: seems like everyone's doing them, doesn't it?

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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: 124 miles of range, more motor power, LA Auto Show debut

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Later this morning, the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf will be unveiled at the second of two Los Angeles Auto Show media preview days. Los Angeles Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Along with the many updates made to other models in the 2017 Golf lineup, VW's electric car gets a 50-percent boost in battery capacity and a more powerful electric motor. The battery rises from 24.2 kilowatt-hours to 35.8.

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2017 Nissan Versa Note gets updates before LA Auto Show

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The 2017 Nissan Versa Note subcompact hatchback will appear at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show later this year with minor updates. Los Angeles Auto Show subcompactIntroduced to the U.S. as a 2014 model alongside the Versa sedan, the Note hatchback has never made as much of an impact here as it has in other markets. For 2017, the current-generation model will remain mostly.

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Upstream Security: cyber hacks could cost auto industry $24 billion within 5 years

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Cyber hacks might cost the auto industry roughly $24 billion within five years, according to a new study by Upstream Security , which specializes in cloud-based security protection.

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LA Auto Show electrics, no Volts, 1 billion Tesla miles: The Week in Reverse

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This week was all about the 2018 LA Auto Show, with introductions and. Los Angeles Auto ShowWhich company plans on introducing a new electric pickup and SUV? What car caused a ruckus when its manufacturer announced it would be discontinued? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending November 30, 2018.

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2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback returns at NY Auto Show

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New York Auto Show Auris Toyota Auris HybridThe Toyota Corolla is the world's highest-selling nameplate, having surpassed the Ford Model T and Volkswagen Beetle years ago. It exists in many different models and varieties all over the world, but the U.S. hasn't always been offered the hatchback version. In fact, the Corolla lineup only regained its five-door model when Toyota shut down its.

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: Compact Crossover Revealed At Frankfurt Auto Show

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The Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover is about to be renewed, with a completely redesigned model debuting at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. Frankfurt Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Frankfurt Motor ShowAnd right alongside the production versions of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is a concept with a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The second-generation Tiguan adopts the MQB platform used by numerous other VW Group.

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Green Cars At Frankfurt Auto Show: Production, Concept Cars Previewed

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It's September, which means a new auto-show season is getting underway once again. Green Auto Show Plug-In HybridsThe annual parade of new concept and production models begins next week at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, and there are a few green models that will be worth a look. Frankfurt is the home event for the German manufacturers, and they're expected to be out in force.

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Mixed messages on future of diesel at Geneva auto show

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Diesels Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto ShowYou can smell the diesel exhaust in any city in Europe, sometimes even before you hear the clatter from under the hood of every other passing vehicle. The Volkswagen diesel scandal that broke in September 2015 brought a laser focus to the software used in all diesel engines, and their inability to meet emission limits in real-world use. At the.

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Electric car battery research pact seeks to keep German auto prowess

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For the past 50 years, the German auto industry has enjoyed quite the roll of growth and success in the U.S., built largely on its expertise with one specific technology: the internal combustion engine. But now the importance of that advantage is fading, with electric cars on the rise and the highest-value component within them the battery pack. VW battery pack lithium-ion batteries battery reuse

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2015 New York Auto Show: Green Car Preview

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Auto-show season continues in the Big Apple next week with the 2015 New York Auto Show, and we''re getting ready to bring you all of the latest green concept and production car debuts. New York Auto Show Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Scion iM Concept Lexus RX Scion iA Before the doors open at the Javits Center, here''s our list of new mass-market models we''re expecting to be unveiled at the show so far. It includes a handful of.

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VW Beetle Hybrid Prototype Previewed Outside New York Auto Show

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At the 2015 New York Auto Show, Volkswagen introduced four Beetle Special Edition concepts as a way to rekindle interest in the rounded retro hatchback. Green Auto Show Jetta Hybrid Prototype Just outside the show on the streets of Manhattan, however, it quietly showed off something else. An orange prototype of a VW Beetle Hybrid was parked at the curb, unannounced in any of the media.

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Starship electric sidewalk-delivery robot a hit at DC Auto Show

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emissions Washington Auto Show Autonomous cars Robots plug-in cars Commercial vehicle StartupsWhat would you do if a small, knee-high box on wheels with a flag topping its tall antenna whirred toward you electrically on a sidewalk at 4 miles per hour?

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Long-range Nissan Leaf missing from LA Auto Show

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One key car was missing from the electric lineup at last month's LA auto show: the updated, long-range Nissan Leaf. Leaf fans have been eagerly anticipating the long-range car, potentially called e-Plus in some markets. Early reports note that it will have an all-new 60-kilowatt-hour battery good for a range up to about 220 miles, a significant. Carlos Ghosn

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Genesis GV80 fuel-cell concept SUV at NY auto show

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New York Auto Show hydrogenThese days, it's all but de rigeur that concept cars from major global automakers be shown with some form of alternative propulsion. They may preview future production vehicles powered by plain old conventional gasoline engines, but a plug-in hybrid or other greener powertrain shows the automaker is forward-looking. Is that the case for the.

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Rinspeed Oasis electric urban car to appear at CES, Detroit Auto Show

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Its latest work will be displayed at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show and the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, which run within days of each other next month. Detroit Auto Show Rinspeed CES self-driving carsSwiss design firm Rinspeed does not produce vehicles for sale, but it has built quite a number of unusual concept cars over the years. The Rinspeed Oasis is a self-driving electric car designed to.

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Toyota introducing Corolla Hybrid to US at LA Auto Show; at least 50 mpg

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Toyota is introducing the Corolla Hybrid to the US market at the LA Auto Show. Earlier post.). The new hybrid version of Toyota’s all-time best-selling car series achieves at least 50 mpg (4.7 l/100 km) combined fuel economy (projected).

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2019 Lexus UX small SUV emerges in US trim, hybrid included, at NY auto show

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form at this week's New York auto show. New York Auto ShowAfter a gestation period of 18 months, the 2019 Lexus UX small crossover utility vehicle is emerging in its U.S. One full size smaller than the Lexus RX that launched the luxury crossover segment 20 years ago, the UX gives Toyota's luxury brand an entry in the smaller-than-mid-size crossover segment that's.

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