NTN to supply in-wheel motors to EV startup FSAT in China

Green Car Congress

Japan-based NTN, a leading global supplier of hub bearings and driveshafts, will supply in-wheel motor technology to EV startup Changchun Fawsn Auto Tech (FSAT), established in October 2017 by FAW Group. FSAT will exhibit a prototype vehicle at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show.

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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. 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. Los Angeles Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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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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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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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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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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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. General Motors Corp, which is racing to complete a restructuring plan this month to keep it from bankruptcy, led the sinking industry lower with a 53 percent drop in sales. The results mark the 16th consecutive monthly drop in auto sales.

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Elio Motors: First-Ever Auto-Show Press Event In NYC Touts '84-MPG' Three-Wheel Car

Green Car Reports

Startup automaker Elio Motors put on its first-ever car-show press conference last week, taking the last slot on Thursday''s media schedule at the New York Auto Show. Green Auto Show Elio Motors Louisiana Startups Three-wheel Founder and CEO Paul Elio appeared at a simple podium in front of a bright-orange prototype Elio three-wheeled vehicle. He spoke briefly, then answered questions from the press. DON''T.

Nissan IMx Concept electric SUV debuts at Tokyo Motor Show

Green Car Reports

The long-awaited all-electric crossover utility concept from Nissan finally made its public debut Wednesday morning on the first press day at the Tokyo auto show. Tokyo Motor Show Tokyo Auto Salon Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Dubbed the Nissan IMx, the compact crossover concept includes both fully autonomous driving and an electric range given as more than 370 miles (600 km). That range is likely on a.

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Geneva auto show green car preview: concepts, electric cars, new models

Green Car Reports

Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Audi e-tron Geneva Auto Show A-Class plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Jaguar I-PaceMedia days at the huge and influential Geneva show are March 6 and March 7, and this year it looks like the show will offer a lot of news for plug-in electric car fans. Several significant new production cars powered entirely by batteries are expected to make their debuts. They'll be supplemented by technology presentations from other makers eager.

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Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept electric SUV for Tokyo Motor Show

Green Car Reports

The Tokyo Motor Show is a chance for Japanese automakers to show off what they've been working on in secret labs and design studios. Tokyo Motor Show Tokyo Auto Salon Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV At the Mitsubishi booth this year sits an aggressive-looking all-electric SUV that shows one version of what your next large electric car could look like, if you enjoy hulking rear ends on your high-clearance 'ute.

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Volkswagen electric-car concept teased before Paris Motor Show

Green Car Reports

Paris Auto Show Future Cars VW plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Paris Motor ShowToday, Volkswagen sells one all-electric car under its own brand in multiple markets—the e-Golf electric variant of its well-known five-door compact hatchback—and another in Europe only, the e-UP, a battery-electric minicar. But in the wake of continuing fallout from the Volkswagen diesel scandal, the company is wrenching itself toward.

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Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept at Paris Motor Show

Green Car Reports

Mitsubishi unveiled the latest in a series of plug-in electric SUV concepts at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Paris Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Paris Motor ShowAs with other recent concept from the Japanese automaker, though, it is unclear whether this one will translate into a future production model. The Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept is a large and fairly luxurious plug-in hybrid utility vehicle.

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Dana showcasing electrified technologies at Auto Shanghai

Green Car Congress

At Auto Shanghai 2017, Dana Incorporated is showcasing select technologies from its Spicer Electrified portfolio of fully integrated motor, control, and e-drive technologies, as well as thermal-management products for electric and hybrid vehicles. On display is Dana’s new Spicer electric motor-driven gearbox, which is specifically engineered to deliver better acceleration and higher torque in high-speed battery electric vehicles (BEV).

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China’s SAIC Motor named winner of 10th LA Auto Show Design Challenge; Mobiliant

Green Car Congress

The judges of the 10 th annual LA Auto Show Design Challenge named SAIC Motor the winner of the 2013 competition. Inspired by an ant’s distinctive body structure and the mutually beneficial relationship between ants and trumpet trees, SAIC Motors designed Roewe “ Mobiliant.”

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Volkswagen ID: more details of all-electric concept car at Paris Motor Show

Green Car Reports

This morning, Volkswagen held one of the first press conferences at the Paris Motor Show, unveiling the first of several electric cars from different makers. Paris Auto Show Future Cars VW plug-in cars Paris Motor ShowIts Volkswagen I.D. Concept is a preview of a high-volume battery-electric hatchback that will hit the market in 2020, priced "par with comparably powerful and well-equipped Golf models," the.

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Geneva Motor Show: Green Car Preview

Green Car Reports

The 2016 Geneva Motor Show is right around the corner, and a number of electric cars, hybrids, and other green models are set to debut there. As with any auto show, there will be a mix of concept cars and more down-to-earth production models. Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Geneva Auto ShowThis being a European show, there will also be a few green-car debuts that fall under the category of.

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New Kia Rio subcompact debuts at Paris Motor Show

Green Car Reports

After multiple teases, the next-generation Kia Rio made its global debut at last week's media days for the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Paris Auto Show subcompact Paris Motor ShowWhile the subcompact Kia model isn't a particularly big seller in the U.S., it's part of a segment that's hugely important in the rest of the world. With this latest redesign, Kia has tried to make the Rio more stylish.

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Green cars at the Paris Motor Show: preview

Green Car Reports

Fall is approaching, which means it's time for the auto-show season to get underway once again. Press days for the 2016 Paris Motor Show begin at the end of this month, and we already know several notable green production and concept cars will make their debuts in the French capital. Paris Auto Show plug-in cars Paris Motor Show

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2018 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive details released before Paris Motor Show

Green Car Reports

Paris Auto Show plug-in cars Paris Motor ShowThe gasoline Smart ForTwo hardtop was redesigned for the 2016 model year, and now Smart is transitioning other variants to its new platform. First came the 2017 ForTwo Cabrio soft-top version, which will arrive in U.S. showrooms shortly, and now Smart is unveiling a redesigned Electric Drive model. The 2018 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive will debut.

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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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Infiniti Q30 Luxury Compact Hatchback: Frankfurt Auto Show Unveiling

Green Car Reports

Two years after unveiling a concept version of its first compact luxury car, Infiniti unveiled the real thing at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor ShowThe 2017 Infiniti Q30 takes Nissan's luxury brand into a new area of the market, with a little help from Mercedes-Benz. That's because the Q30 shares its underpinnings with the European-market.

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Hyundai introduces 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at Chicago Auto Show

Green Car Congress

Hyundai unveiled the redesigned 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at the Chicago Auto Show. The electric motor produces 38 kW (51 horsepower) and 151 lb-ft (205 N·m) of torque.

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2017 Opel Ampera-e (nee Bolt EV) to debut at Paris Motor Show

Green Car Reports

Now, Opel has confirmed that it will make its public debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show in late September. Europe Paris Auto Show General Motors Opel Ampera plug-in cars Paris Motor Show Opel Ampera-eWe already knew that at some point, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car would get a European-market twin, to be called the 2017 Opel Ampera-e. The Ampera-e project was announced by GM CEO Mary Barra back in February.

2016 62

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. Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. The move comes as Tesla, the only auto manufacturer currently selling an. General Motors Co.’s 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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Odds for auto startups are incredibly high; can Tesla beat them?

Green Car Reports

Aptera Elon Musk Tesla Motors Startups Elio Motors Faraday Future Lucid Motors BollingerMuch of the energy and growth in the U.S. economy comes not from large corporations but from small startup companies, as economic data shows. By now, the model of a young, energetic entrepreneur with a bright idea who turns it into a world-changing business is well established. Think Facebook or Google, or before them Microsoft or IBM or Kodak, or.

Qoros to unveil Model K-EV concept at Shanghai Auto 2017; Koenigsegg drive-line technology

Green Car Congress

Qoros Automotive will reveal Qoros Model K-EV, its newest high-performance electric concept car, at Shanghai Auto 2017. The Koenigsegg Regera combines a twin-turbo V8 combustion engine with three electric motors and battery power via Koenigsegg Direct Drive. Electric (Battery) Motors

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Auto-ISAC releases automotive cybersecurity best practices

Green Car Congress

Members of the Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center ( Auto-ISAC ) released an overview of comprehensive Automotive Cybersecurity Best Practices developed as a proactive measure to further enhance vehicle cybersecurity throughout the industry. The Auto-ISAC coordinated with both organizations throughout the Best Practices development. These seven Functions cover the diverse factors affecting cybersecurity across the motor vehicle ecosystem.

2016 60

The Motor is Here!

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

The motor and controller from Electro Automotive (sent from Azure Dynamics) arrived on November 20th and are now sitting in my living room awaiting the remainder of the kit parts. The kit is supposed to show up 10 weeks after Electro Auto got my $13,000 check back on October 23rd.

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Ordering a Motor Adapter

Open Source Civic EV Kit

With a clutched system, I just order the shaft and transmission adapter from Electro Auto and everything is just done. While the design of the shaft and transmission adapter is not open-source, there are many other parts (like the DC motor) that aren't open-source as well.

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Rotating the Brushes on the Warp9 Motor

Open Source Civic EV Kit

As such, most EV motors have advanced timing on the brushes to optimize counter-clockwise rotation. Since we have a Honda Civic, we're going to rotate the brushes on the Netgain Warp9 motor so that they have optimal advanced timing for the clockwise direction.

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2019 Honda Insight production model to make global debut at New York International Auto Show; series hybrid with 55 mpg city

Green Car Congress

The all-new, production version of the 2019 Insight ( earlier post ) will make its global production debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). Total system output is 151 horsepower and 197 lb-ft (267 N·m) of electric motor torque.

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Elio Motors introduces E1c engineering vehicle

Green Car Congress

Elio Motors, the start-up vehicle manufacturer planning to launch a three-wheel vehicle that will get up to 84 mpg with a set $7,300 base price, introduced its E1c engineering vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week. The E1c is part of Elio Motors’ E-Series vehicles, which are being built for testing and validation purposes. The unibody frame was developed specifically for Elio Motors by the Elio Motors engineering team, Schwab Industries and Roush Engineering.

2016 78

New technique for modeling auto-ignition characteristics of bioethanol-blended gasolines

Green Car Congress

Researchers at KAUST in Saudi Arabia, with colleagues from Saudi Aramco and the National University of Ireland Galway, have developed a new method for investigating the auto-ignition behavior of bioethanol-blended gasolines. A chemical kinetic model is developed to simulate ignition delay times of the multi-component surrogate and to assess the fidelity of the surrogate model in capturing the auto-ignition behavior of gasoline.

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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. The 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. Green Auto Show Plug-In HybridsFrankfurt is the home event for the German manufacturers, and they're expected to be out in force.

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New Kia Rio to debut at Paris Motor Show next month

Green Car Reports

So the launch of a new generation of Kia Rio during next month's media days at the Paris Motor Show is worthy of note, even if some U.S. Paris Auto Show subcompact Paris Motor ShowSubcompact hatchbacks and sedans may be a minor part of the U.S. market, but they're hugely important in the rest of the world. drivers and dealers yawn. The new model, like most updated designs these days, has a.

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2016 Toyota Prius: Official Auto Show Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

Green Car Reports

It was actually introduced to the world last week, but the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid made its official auto-show debut yesterday at the huge Frankfurt Motor Show. A large crowd of journalists from around the world crowded around the covered car, eager to see in person what so far they'd only seen in photos. And while hybrids remain a tiny share of. Green EU Europe Toyota Auris Hybrid Toyota Yaris Hybrid regulation

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Next Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback to appear at Paris Motor Show

Green Car Reports

A redesigned Hyundai Elantra GT will make its public debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show one month from now. Paris Auto Show Paris Motor ShowWhile the Elantra four-door sedan received a complete redesign for the 2017 model year and is now on sale, the compact hatchback model known as the Elantra GT remained unchanged. Earlier this month, Hyundai announced that it would unveil a.

2016 60

GAC Motor introduces its first 7-seat SUV, the GS8

Green Car Congress

China-based GAC Motor introduced its first 7-seat SUV, the GS8, at Hangzhou International Expo Center, the main venue of the G20 summit. Self-developed by GAC Motor, the GS8 meets the North American SUV roof anti-force standard and redefines Chinese high-end SUV market.

2016 98

Honda bringing CR-V hybrid to Europe; reveal at the Geneva Motor Show

Green Car Congress

Honda will reveal the European production version of the all-new CR-V at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The company showed a CR-V hHybrid prototype for Europe at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2017. The company first unveiled a CR-V hybrid at Auto Shanghai in 2017.

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