Hyundai expands NEXO fuel cell SUV availability in Northern California

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Hyundai’s NEXO fuel cell SUV is now available at Roseville Hyundai near Sacramento. NEXO is available now and can be leased for $379 (Blue model) or $449 (Limited model) for 36 months.

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Volvo 48V MHEV powertrain now available on all models

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In a broad portfolio upgrade, Volvo Cars announced that its 48-volt mild-hybrid powertrain options are now available on every Volvo model, further boosting the company’s electrified offerings.

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$27 million available for zero-emission trucks in California

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On 18 August 2020, $27 million in funding will be available in California to replace higher polluting trucks with zero-emission vehicles. This is the first installment from the $90 million available for the Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks category and will provide funding to replace freight trucks (including drayage), waste haulers, dump trucks, and concrete mixers.

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2021 Jeep Gladiator available with 3rd generation 3.0L EcoDiesel

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As suggested in 2018, ( earlier post ) the 2021 Jeep Gladiator is now available with the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine. of torque, with engine stop-start (ESS) technology standard, is available on Gladiator Sport, Overland and Rubicon models.

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BYD electric motor coaches selected for California purchasing contract; available to governmental entities outside CA

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Created to aid California transit agencies meet zero-emission vehicle mandates, the statewide contract will also be available to governmental entities outside of California.

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LEVC launches VN5 range-extended electric van; available to order now

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Available to order now, first VN5 deliveries will commence in RHD form in Q4, with LHD models available from March 2021. Six option packs are available. LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is launching the VN5, its new electric light commercial van.

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Rivian R1T, solar tonneau, Hyundai Nexo availability, pandemic fast-charging: Today’s Car News

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Hyundai adds a little more availability for the Nexo fuel-cell vehicle. A solar tonneau could help charge electric pickups and make them more useful at worksites. Rivian shows pre-production electric trucks being made. And people aren’t fast-charging as much during the pandemic.

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USDA making $100M available for biofuels infrastructure program

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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) intends to make available up to $100 million in competitive grants for activities designed to expand the availability and sale of renewable fuels. USDA plans to make available approximately $86 million for implementation activities related to higher blends of fuel ethanol, and approximately $14 million for implementation activities related to higher blends of biodiesel.

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Citroen C3: lease deals now available on facelifted model

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Deals on the refreshed Citroen C3 are available now, with first customer deliveries expected in August

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CMU method makes more data available for training self-driving cars

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Generally speaking, the more road and traffic data available for training tracking systems, the better the results. Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a method that increases the amount of data available for training such systems. A self-driving car must accurately track the movement of pedestrians, bicycles and other vehicles around it. Now, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have developed a new method for training those tracking systems.

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Borealis Fibremod technology available for N American market; glass and carbon fiber-reinforced polypropylene

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Borealis, a supplier of polyolefin plastic materials for engineering applications in the automotive industry, announced the availability of Fibremod, its innovative carbon and glass fiber-reinforced polypropylene (PP) technology, for the North American automotive market. Short-glass, long-glass and carbon fiber formulations are available, with customizable fiber content ratios, to enable manufacturers to balance strength, weight, and cost according to specific design needs.

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Wärtsilä offering first commercially available auto-docking system: SmartDock

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This makes SmartDock the world’s first commercially available auto-docking solution. The technology group Wärtsilä has taken a notable step towards realising the full commercial potential of autonomous vessels. Following the latest and most advanced testing of its SmartDock auto-docking system, which included giving industry representatives and customers first-hand experience as passengers onboard the test vessel, the company has secured the first order for the system.

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Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport now available as PHEVs: P300e

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The new Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport premium compact SUVs are now available with plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology, with an electric-only range of up to 66 km (41 miles) and CO 2 emissions as low as 32 g/km. Range Rover Evoque PHEV.

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Lightweight EV Battery Charger Available?

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I got 12 Yuasa 12v lead-acid batteries (SWL 2250F) in my car, and the charger I got is a heavyweight - is there anything lighter on the market that I can

Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid available for order in Europe, deliveries by year-end

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Ford’s Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid van ( earlier post )is available to order now with first deliveries before the end of the year. Introduced from spring 2020 and available for retrofitment to earlier vehicles, a new Geofencing module will be able to automatically switch the vehicle to zero-emission driving EV Now mode when entering a low-emission zone. The Van model is available in a choice of Base, Trend and high-specification Limited series.

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Vauxhall Corsa-e lease deals now available

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Lease deals are now available on the all-electric Vauxhall Corsa-e, as the supermini aims to make its mark on the ultra-low emission segment

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Neste’s sustainable aviation fuel available at Zurich airport during the World Economic Forum 2020

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This is the first time SAF is available in Switzerland. Business jets operating in Zurich during the World Economic Forum event in Davos can avail themselves of sustainable aviation fuel.

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Bollinger makes its Class 3 electric truck platform available for others

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The E-Chassis will be manufactured alongside the B1 and B2 trucks and made available for commercial use in 2021. Bollinger Motors, a startup developing electric on- and off-road trucks, recently unveiled an electric chassis for Class 3 trucks: its E-Chassis. The E-Chassis is the same platform shared with the B1 Sport Utility Truck and the B2 Pickup, and it will accommodate future models and other trucks developed by Bollinger Motors.

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Electric Vauxhall Corsa now available to lease

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Lease deals are now available on the all-electric Vauxhall Corsa-e, as the supermini aims to make its mark on the ultra-low emission segment

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Mercedes-Benz S 560 e PHEV now available for ordering

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The third generation of the plug-in hybrid from Mercedes-Benz is due to be launched. Earlier post.) The new S 560 e (combined fuel consumption: 2.6-2.5 l/100 km, combined CO 2 emissions: 59-57 g/km, combined electrical consumption: 20.2-20.0 kWh/100 km) can be ordered from today. The modified components and the intelligent powertrain management’s new anticipatory functions give the customer enhanced electric performance and added convenience due to faster charging times.

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BMW eDrive Zone function now available in several PHEV models in Europe

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BMW eDrive Zones are now available in various BMW plug-in hybrid models. When the service is activated, each available eDrive Zone on the navigation map is graphically highlighted in the Control Display. The BMW eDrive Zones service is now available in all variants of the BMW plug-in-hybrid models BMW 745e, BMW X5 xDrive45e and BMW 330e.

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Harley-Davidson 2020 LiveWire electric motorcycle available for pre-order at $29,799; 2 new electric concepts

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At CES 2019, Harley-Davidson announced pricing and pre-order availability for LiveWire, its first electric production motorcycle. The 2020 LiveWire is now available for US dealer pre-order at h-d.com/LiveWire with an MSRP of $29,799. The instant torque provided by the H-D Revelation electric powertrain can produce 100 percent of its rated torque the instant the throttle is twisted, and 100 percent of that torque is always available.

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Fully Electric Peugeot e-Expert van now available to lease

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The Peugeot e-Expert – a fully electric version of the popular Expert panel van – is now available to order

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OmniPhy announces availability of automotive Ethernet PHY

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OmniPhy ( earlier post ), a member of OPEN Alliance SIG, announced the availability of an automotive Ethernet PHY on an advanced process technology node. The design implements the automotive Ethernet 100Base-T1 standard being developed by the IEEE through 802.3 initiatives.

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Mercedes OM 656 diesel now available in G-Class in G 350 d

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The models will be available to order starting in January 2019 and will arrive in dealerships in spring. DYNAMIC SELECT is now available with up to five drive modes for the G-Class as standard. Mercedes-Benz has expanded the powertrain line-up of its new G-Class with an efficient diesel variant. The new G 350 d (fuel consumption, combined: 9.8-9.6 l/100 km; combined CO 2 emissions: 259-252 g/km) is equipped with an OM 656 diesel( earlier post ).

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Efficient Drivetrains announces availability of EDI PowerDrive 6000ev electric drivetrain for medium-duty vehicles

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EDI), a provider of advanced high-efficiency zero emissions plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions, announced the availability of its EDI PowerDrive 6000ev. Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

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Efficient Drivetrains (EDI) announces availability of EDI PowerDrive 4000ev drivetrain; suitable for Type-A school buses

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EDI) announced the availability of its EDI PowerDrive 4000ev, suited for Type-A school buses. To accelerate market introductions, EDI is also available to install the powertrain systems and perform vehicle integration as a service for OEMs as they bring solutions to market.

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Quirky Honda e lease deals now available

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Say hello to the Honda e – the Japanese company’s first dedicated all-electric model

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US MY2018 electric-drive vehicle models were available in nine different size classes

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Fifty-six models of electric-drive vehicles were available in model year (MY) 2018 in the US. One quarter of the models were midsize cars, followed by large cars at 16% and compact cars at 14%. Together, small sport utility vehicles (SUV), standard SUVs and minivans accounted for another quarter. Electric-drive vehicles include battery-electric, plug-in-hybrid electric, and fuel-cell vehicles. Source: DOE. Behavior Electric (Battery) Sales

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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class lease deals now available

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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class lease deals now available

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AR?V eBikes from GM are available for preorder; two models on BikeExchange.com

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Preorders are now available via [link]. GM announced AR?V V as the name of its new eBike brand, which includes two innovative, integrated and connected eBikes: the Meld, a compact eBike, and the Merge, a folding eBike. The name AR?V V was selected as part of a global crowdsourcing campaign announced in November 2018. V eBikes are launching first in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, due to the popularity of lithium-ion battery-powered eBikes in those markets.

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Scorching-hot Audi RS Q8 now available

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The Audi RS Q8, the first-ever production Audi SUV capable of a sub-four-second 0-62mph sprint, is now available to order

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E15 now available in North Dakota

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E15 blended gasoline is now available in four of North Dakota’s larger cities. E15 is available at six Petro Serve USA locations in Bismarck, Mandan, West Fargo and Fargo. North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple and other ethanol backers announced the availability of E15 at the Petro Serve USA’s Bismarck fueling and retail store on Divide Avenue. North Dakota is the ninth state to offer the fuel blend containing 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline.

$35M in VW Environmental Mitigation Trust funding is now available for zero-emission freight and marine projects in California

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The California Air Resources Board announced that the first installment of $35 million in VW Environmental Mitigation Trust funding for Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects throughout California is now available via a competitive solicitation.

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Bosch wireless sensors on pavement report available parking spaces

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At the Bosch ConnectedWorld conference in Berlin, the company unveiled wireless sensors, to be installed on pavement, that will create real-time maps of available parking spaces. In the future, Bosch noted, even cars passing by available parking spaces will be capable of reporting them—i.e., These sensors recognize whether a parking space is occupied or not, and share this information via the internet.

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New Golf Variant TGI natural gas model now available to order; three tanks, more CNG range

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Both can be added to fuels or are available as pure biofuels. The new Volkswagen Golf Variant TGI with three natural gas tanks. Golf Variant 1,5 TGI fuel consumption natural gas CNG in kg/100 km: urban 4.7 extra-urban 3.0 / combined 3.6; CO2 emissions in g/km: 99; efficiency class: A+. ›. No need to compromise on space: Golf Variant TGI1 with space-saving natural gas tanks as integrated underfloor solution ›. Third natural gas tank for additional range of 80 kilometres ›.

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2014 Mercedes B-Class: Best Electric-Car Lease Deal Available?

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The number of available electric-car models may be limited compared to the legions of internal-combustion cars available, but that doesn''t mean it''s not worth hunting around for a good deal. And right now, bargain shoppers may want to take a close look at the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive. As Mercedes dealers make room for 2015 models. plug-in cars deals lease price Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

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California making $450M available in TIRCP Cycle 4 grants for rail and bus projects

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The state of California will make available $450 million in grants to help fund rail and bus investments made by public agencies under the California Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program ( TIRCP ). Procurement of electric buses, charging systems, and associated electric bus infrastructure are eligible projects under this program, as well as leasing electric buses and/or batteries.

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2020 Range Rover available with 48V mild hybrid in-line 6

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The 2020 Range Rover is now available in the UK with a 3.0-liter in-line six-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engine in a Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) powertrain designed to bring enhanced efficiency to the range with fuel economy of 9.3l/100km (25.3

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Mercedes-Benz residential energy storage systems now available for reservation

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The Mercedes-Benz energy storage systems for private use are now available for reservation; interested parties can place a reservation at www.schlauerspeichern.de without obligation. On 29 May, Daimler announced that it was entering the commercial and residential stationary energy storage system (ESS) market with its wholly-owned subsidiary Deutsche ACCUmotive. Earlier post.).

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Columbia team organizes available scientific evidence on the effects of air pollution on children’s health

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The study, led by researchers at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH), organized the available scientific evidence on the effects of air pollution on children’s health. Researchers at Columbia University, with colleagues at Boston University and Abt Associates, have identified concentration-response (C-R) functions for a number of adverse health outcomes in children associated with air pollutants largely from fossil fuel combustion.

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Electric Car Motor Availability and Cost

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Can you give me some idea of the availability and the cost of the electric car motors? Hi, Don - The most available electric car motor is the

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Hyundai ramps up Kona Electric production for Europe; will it ease availability in the US?

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Hyundai created one of the most appealing affordable long-range electric vehicles yet—its Kona Electric crossover—and then has faced widespread criticism for limiting supply well below demand in the U.S. and Europe. On Thursday the company announced what could help relieve the situation. Starting in March, it will ramp up production of

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