Revised Mitsubishi ASX available now

Green Cars News

With Mitsubishi’s ‘Dynamic Shield’ helping to refresh the looks of the ASX, the manufacturer is hoping the crossover can mimic the success of the Outl. Mitsubishi ASX Crossover

Vauxhall Crossland X lease deals available now

Green Cars News

Following its official launch at the Geneva Motor Show, the Vauxhall Crossland X SUV is now available to order. While the Crossland X’s recently-la

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EPA Fuel Economy Guide available now

Green Cars News

The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have teamed up to release the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide - offering motorists important insight into finding the most appropriate fuel efficient vehicle for their needs.

Volkswagen Tiguan update offers more power, available now

Green Cars News

Order books are now open for the updated, more potent Volkwagen Tiguan, which offers access to a piece of kit that has even more power than the curren.

BYD electric car available now in China

Green Cars News

It has seemingly been talked about for years – but now the BYD e6 electric vehicle has finally been made available for consumer purchases in China. The E6, which was previously available for fleet purchases, will cost US$38,430 thanks to a substantial government subsidy in Shenzhen of around US$18,000, reducing its initial price tag of [.].

Discount ticket to UK Aware available now

Green Cars News

Good news green car fans! TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk has become the media partner for the Green Machines Expo, part of the forthcoming UK Aware event. This partnership means that TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk team will be there at the event, ready to talk all things green cars. But even better, our affiliation with the event means that YOU, our readers [.].

2019 BMW X5 available to lease right now

Green Cars News

An all-new BMW X5 is on the way, with lease deals available now

Tesla Model 3 interior details, features emerge from pair of videos

Green Car Reports

While the 2017 Tesla Model 3 electric car is now being delivered in small numbers to company friends and employees, not all the specifications, features, and details for the electric car are available. Now more information has emerged, in the form of a pair of videos—one by a detailer and another of a delivery walkthrough—and a window.

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2014 Tesla Model S: Killing 3 Versions, 2 Colors, Some Options

Green Car Reports

Specifically, the California carmaker will no longer offer its P85 and P85+ performance versions in rear-wheel-drive form--those models will only be available now with In an effort to simplify its assembly process and boost production rates, Tesla Motors has streamlined its 2014 Tesla Model S electric-car lineup and eliminated several variants.

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Hyundai prices Kona Electric starting at $36,450

Green Car Congress

2019 Kona Electric models are produced in Ulsan, Korea and are available now, with initial availability in California and subsequently in the ZEV-focused states in the western and northeastern regions of the US market.

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Keepin' it simple

Plugs and Cars

Dozens of manufacturers seem to be selling equipment at a range of prices, but few actually are available now. Plug-in cars are being delivered at long last. Yet there remains confusion about the necessary infrastructure and its expense.

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While Fossil Fools Ignore Climate Crisis EcoMedia Acts Aggressively to Protect Environment

Creative Greenius

Climate scientists now agree that we won’t be able to restrict warming to just 2 degrees – which would have been bad enough. Which is why I now work for EcoMedia, who is responsible for doing all of those things, and more.

While Fossil Fools Ignore Climate Crisis EcoMedia Acts Aggressively to Protect Environment

Creative Greenius

Climate scientists now agree that we won’t be able to restrict warming to just 2 degrees – which would have been bad enough. Which is why I now work for EcoMedia, who is responsible for doing all of those things, and more.

Fast charger comes to Voltageville: Envisioning the Future

Plugs and Cars

I wish I had gotten a photo of the complete line-up of chargers under the solar array, because it is evidence of real-world solutions, available now, to make plug-in cars and renewable electricity a reality quickly. In 2001 I began driving an electric car, obtaining the last of the ZEV mandate-required EVs. As I got turned on to the benefits and technological readiness of electric cars, the writing was on the wall and EVs began to disappear from California's roads.

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Audi launches cylinder-cutting tech on A1 and A3

Green Cars News

Available now on the Sport, S Line and Black Edition specs on the A1 and A3 1.4 Audi’s new ‘cylinder-on-demand’ (CoD) technology is helping the carmaker significantly cut its emissions and boost fuel economy. TFSI petrol models, fuel economy is as strong as 60.1

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Are Hybrids Really 25% Safer?

Hybrid SUV Blog

In light of this recent study, below are general safety ratings and features on four of the largest, heaviest hybrid sport utilities available now. Virtually all car manufacturers now carry a selection of hybrid cars.

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LeddarTech delivers first LCA2 solid-state LiDAR chips to automotive partners

Green Car Congress

The LCA2 is the autonomous vehicle industry’s first 3D solid-state LiDAR (SSL) SoC and is available now to Tier-1 automotive manufacturers and system integrators via purchase of the LeddarTech LCA2 evaluation kit.

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Renesas Electronics enables embedded automotive ADAS developments with Perception Quick Start Software

Green Car Congress

The Renesas Perception Software solution is available now in the United States with worldwide availability to follow. Renesas Electronics Corporation continues to accelerate the development of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) systems with new Perception Quick Start Software based on its R-Car V3H system-on-chip (SoC).

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Greenius To Corporate Carbon Producers: You’ll Pay & You’ll Like It

Creative Greenius

Bush and Cheney are gone now and your free, line-your-pockets at my expense ride is over now. It’s too easy to game that system and it’s not effective enough to get the job done in the time we have available. Now it’s time for a straight and heavy carbon tax and I’d like that tax to pay for the development of the necessary renewable energy, plug-in cars and the smart electric grid we need to be building today.

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Renesas Electronics introduces 4th-generation Li-ion battery management IC

Green Car Congress

The device also offers up to six external temperature inputs (two available from GPIOs) and includes fault detection and diagnostics for all key internal functions. A battery management system (BMS) reference design is available, which includes five ISL78714 ICs and a RH850/P1M MCU to form a complete 70-cell evaluation platform for external balancing. Mass production quantities of the ISL78714 Li-ion battery management IC are available now in a 64-lead TQFP package.

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Manhattan Beach, The South Bay’s Greenest City

Creative Greenius

The Creative Greenius says you can now expect a bold United States policy on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, a rapid shift away from carbon-based fuels to renewables and a science-based approach to water policy and other critical resources. Happy New Year!

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Bush Budget: Plug-ins Hybrids, Not So Much

Plugs and Cars

Plug-in hybrids and electric cars built with the best possible, most economic, available-now technology. Another shortcoming I really don't understand: The FC Edge "doesn't maximize the amount of regen available, [but] it does eliminate the problem of blending regen with friction braking." (My The Detroit News has the alternative fuel breakdown in the president's budget request, and it isn't pretty.

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Toshiba introduces new power amplifier IC for audio in cars with start-stop systems

Green Car Congress

Samples are available now with mass production scheduled to start in July 2013. Toshiba Corporation has launched a 4-channel power amplifier IC, TB2941HQ, that improves noise tolerance in audio systems in cars with start-stop systems. Engines of cars with start-stop systems often cut out, causing battery voltage to drop.

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Hyundai lowers entry price, bumps all-electric range on new 2018 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid

Green Car Congress

The price of Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Limited model increases by $250, but now comes with all these new features: Automatic Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection. The 2018 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid is available now at Hyundai dealerships.

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Infineon introduces first Trusted Platform Module specifically for automotive cybersecurity

Green Car Congress

Technical information and availability. It is available now available and manufactured in security-certified production facilities of Infineon Germany and the Philippines.

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EV Briefs, and Black Rock City & EVs

Plugs and Cars

Now the relationship with EVs may be going further still. We’ve all got electricity at home and work right now, and we’d like to use it for our cars. See for yourself at www.epri-reports.org/ Vectrix - Awesome ZEV Maxi-Scooter Available Now The Vectrix made its debut in San Francsico. A few items before I head out to Black Rock City for two weeks.

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NIO launches ES6 electric SUV starting at $52K and 317-mile range

Green Car Congress

The electric SUV starts at a pre-subsidy price of 358,000 RMB (US$52,000), and is available now for public pre-order via the NIO app, with delivery to start in June 2019. The ES6 is available in two versions: the Standard Version and the Performance Version. NIO Inc.

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GM Maven introduces monthly offering for members; vehicles include the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Volt

Green Car Congress

Maven Reserve is available now in Los Angeles and San Francisco with plans to expand to other cities. Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, has expanded its offerings to include a new monthly service, Maven Reserve. Maven members pay a monthly fee to reserve a new GM vehicle loaded with technology for 28 days. Members can download the Maven app to view pricing by market in real time for Maven Reserve.

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Lightning Hybrids renames itself Lightning Systems; rollout of new lineup of fleet efficiency products

Green Car Congress

The system is available now with the Lightning Hybrids system, and will be available standalone in Fall 2017. The system is available now, worldwide on more than 25 platforms. All products will leverage the LightningAnalytics system to validate efficiency results for fleets and will be available as either a retrofit for existing vehicles or for new vehicles from Lightning’s network of distributors and upfitters.

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New SAE book on 48V technologies for mild hybridization

Green Car Congress

SAE International announced a new book, 48-Volt Developments , available now on the SAE International website. Development of higher-voltage electrical systems in vehicles has been slowly progressing over the past few decades.

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Volkswagen CES2017 show app previews emerging Volkswagen digital Ecosystem

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen has developed a special app for CES 2017, available now at the App Store ( iOS ) and at Google Play ( Android ).

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PHEV Day 168. Sunday, 29 March 2009. Run to Knoxville, Tennessee

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Alternatives to gas guzzling are here, now. The batteries and technology are available now. Hybrids are also immediately available. Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All, Quick fill-in to cover Knoxville on Monday. while awaiting others' input. See email below.:

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Nexperia announces 80% smaller automotive power MOSFET package

Green Car Congress

Nexperia, the former Standard Products division of NXP, announced the availability of its automotive power MOSFETs in the new, LFPAK33, thermally-enhanced, loss-free package which has a footprint more than 80% smaller than industry standard devices. MOSFETS in the new LFPAK33 compact automotive power package are available now.

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VW Car-Net mobile app integrates with Siri to enable new features

Green Car Congress

announced that its VW Car-Net mobile app added a new Apple mobile device feature, available now. Available with iOS 12 on Apple devices, owners can now use Siri to help control their vehicle. Additionally, VW Car-Net now offers several shortcuts that can be added to Siri with a personalized phrase, including a start/stop for charging, defroster, and climate; a set climate temperature command; and a “where is my car” command. Volkswagen of America, Inc.

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AeroVironment introducing new TurboDX charging station at CES

Green Car Congress

It is available in both 16 and 32 amp versions (240-volts) and with the option for 15 ft. TurboDX has already started shipping and is available now. It will be available for purchase online at Amazon, evsolutions.com, and Home Depot beginning 30 January 2018 at a starting MSRP of $469. At CES, AeroVironment launched a new electric vehicle charging station that offers more flexibility, durability, and reliability.

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BETO report identifies biofuel/bioproducts opportunities from wet and gaseous waste: ~22.2B GGE/year

Green Car Congress

Not only are wet and gaseous waste streams available now and unlikely to diminish in the near future, finding a beneficial use for them often helps to address the unique and local challenges of disposing of them.

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SEAT pushes forward with CNG line-up

Green Car Congress

The major development is the introduction of a third CNG tank; in the case of the Ibiza and the Arona, the CNG range-only now reaches up to 360 km (based on WLTP), while the Leon can reach up to 440km (based on WLTP).

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Freescale introduces world’s smallest integrated tire pressure monitoring system

Green Car Congress

Freescale Semiconductor introduced the FXTH87 tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) family—the smallest integrated package TPMS solution available at an extremely light weight of 0.3 mm package, the FXTH87 family provides the smallest footprint available, enabling form factors for tire pressure sensor module developers to reduce the weight and overall bill of materials costs. The FXTH87 TPMS family is available now for a suggested resale price starting at US$3.45

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TECAT announces first wireless torque sensor model featuring shunt calibration

Green Car Congress

It’s now available. TECAT’s WISER systems are the smallest, lightest, and most power-efficient solutions available for the measurement of torque, acceleration, pressure, and temperature. The WISER 2030-S is available now and will be demonstrated for the first time at Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2016, 31 May to 2 June at Messe Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Ioxus Launches Ultracapacitor Line

Green Car Congress

The following Ioxus ultracapacitors and pseudo-capacitors are available now: 100F, 2.7V Ioxus , Inc. has introduced its first family of Electric Double Layer Capacitors (EDLCs) and power modules for military, transportation and alternative energy applications. Ioxus says that its family of ultracapacitors, which are 100% US-made, provide smaller-sized solutions with more capacitance and greater power densities that competitive offerings.

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Lawrence Livermore, RPI partner to promote industry adoption of supercomputing

Green Car Congress

Companies have built whole workflows around these applications, but they don’t scale to the platforms available now and they won’t scale to the newer generations of upcoming platforms. LLNL makes HPC expertise across multiple disciplines and HPC resources available to industry through its High Performance Computing Innovation Center on a cost-recovery basis.

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Lightning Systems and New Eagle unveil battery-electric upfit system for Ford Transit passenger wagon, van, cutaway, chassis cab models

Green Car Congress

The new LightningElectric zero-emissions package is available for Ford Transit as part of Ford’s eQVM program. The product will be available first on heavy-duty Transits with a 10,360-pound gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and will go on sale in early 2018.

2017 78

ON Semiconductor unveils modular automotive imaging platform

Green Car Congress

Due to the many different boards available, engineers have access to ON Semiconductor’s broad portfolio of image sensors and co-processors, plus various automotive communications protocols from a select group of third party supply partners. MARS development boards are available now. ON Semiconductor has introduced the Modular Automotive Reference System (MARS) that gives system and software developers a ready-to-use camera for research and development activities.

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