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

Green Car Reports

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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What electric car are you most excited to hear about from the LA Auto Show? Twitter poll results

Green Car Reports

In our Twitter poll last week, we asked, "What electric car are you most excited to hear about from the LA Auto Show?" Los Angeles Auto Show PollsPickups and electric cars. Two opposites that haven't been attracted to each other—until now. Our readers, though, seem excited about the possibility of combining the two. And our respondents overwhelmingly picked the Rivian.

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

Green Car Reports

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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Auto sales continue slide

Plugs and Cars

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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Kia unveils new Soul EV at LA Auto Show

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Congress

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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Hyundai Kona Electric crossover teased before Geneva auto show reveal

Green Car Reports

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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Long-range Nissan Leaf missing from LA Auto Show

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Reports

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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Mini Electric Concept revealed before Frankfurt auto show debut

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

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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2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut at Detroit auto show

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

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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Volkswagen showcasing electric I.D. BUZZ CARGO, Cargo e-Bike concepts at LA Auto Show

Green Car Congress

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen is showcasing two electric concepts. BUZZ CARGO,in its auto show debut, is an electric panel van concept based on the MEB toolkit that offers up to 340 miles of range on the WLTP cycle. With the auto show premiere of the I.D.

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Audi unveils e-tron GT concept at LA Auto Show; production version in about 2 years

Green Car Congress

Audi is presenting the battery-electric e-tron GT concept four-door coupé as a show car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. A volume-production counterpart is set to follow in around two years.

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2019 Kia Niro EV crossover utility makes North American debut at LA Auto Show

Green Car Congress

The 2019 Kia Niro EV made its North American debut at the LA Auto Show. Energy and power for Niro EV comes from a liquid-cooled 64 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery packaged under the floor of the vehicle to allow for minimal passenger space intrusion.

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Green car preview at Detroit Auto Show

Green Car Reports

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.

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Here's the story from Auto Service World AutoNation Joins Hybrid Cause Auto Service World Oct. Mike Jackson H ere's another important milestone for the Campaign.

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

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Reports

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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BMW unveils BMW Vision iNEXT at LA Auto Show; all of ACES in one vehicle

Green Car Congress

The BMW Group unveiled the BMW Vision iNEXT concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The BMW Vision iNEXT represents a building block for the future of the BMW Group, encompassing technology, design and new ways of thinking that are set to filter through across the company and its brands.

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Lexus UX smaller crossover teased before Geneva auto show

Green Car Reports

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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Infiniti readies electric SUV concept for Detroit auto show

Green Car Reports

Tesla has rocked the luxury car market in the U.S. to its core with the Model S and Model X, and is now doing the same to the aspirational lower end of the car market and even the mainstream market with its Model 3. That's the place where automakers like Acura, Audi, BMW, Infiniti, and Lexus have thrived for decades. In response, Infiniti is

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2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

Green Car Reports

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.

2018 Ford EcoSport unveiled at 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Green Car Reports

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.

2016 Los Angeles Auto Show green-car preview

Green Car Reports

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.

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

Green Car Reports

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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2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback returns at NY Auto Show

Green Car Reports

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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Green Car Preview: 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

Green Car Reports

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.

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

Green Car Reports

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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Mixed messages on future of diesel at Geneva auto show

Green Car Reports

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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BASF and GAC R&D Center co-develop 3 electric concept cars; debut at Auto Guangzhou 2018

Green Car Congress

GAC R&D Center) introduced three co-developed electric concept cars at Auto Guangzhou 2018, featuring futuristic designs that address the diverse needs of China’s drivers. Car sharing and electrification are highly important developments in the world’s largest auto market.

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Tesla To Offer Auto Leases

Revenge of the Electric Car

Read more in the article: Tesla to Offer Auto Leases. Tesla To Offer Auto Leases. The move comes as Tesla, the only auto manufacturer currently selling an. 2010 Tesla Roadster. Tesla is hoping its new leasing strategy will help usher in a new round of early adopters into the mainstream.

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Toyota teases all-wheel-drive Prius for LA auto show debut

Green Car Reports

Toyota has teased what is probably an all-wheel-drive Prius, slated for introduction at the Los Angeles auto show late this month. In studying the picture the company teased, with a Prius churning through the snow, it’s hard to come to another conclusion. The automaker says in a greeting-card-like teaser: “Fall is here, winter’s. all-wheel drive Prius toyota prius prime

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Genesis GV80 fuel-cell concept SUV at NY auto show

Green Car Reports

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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2017 Nissan Versa Note gets updates before LA Auto Show

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

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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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: Compact Crossover Revealed At Frankfurt Auto Show

Green Car Reports

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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2015 New York Auto Show: Green Car Preview

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

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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VW Beetle Hybrid Prototype Previewed Outside New York Auto Show

Green Car Reports

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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