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

Green Car Congress

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.

2019 125

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

Green Car Congress

The models will be available to order starting in January 2019 and will arrive in dealerships in spring. As a result, the G-Class model range now offers buyers a choice between the G 500 (fuel consumption, combined: 12.1-11.5

2018 128

NVIDIA introduces DRIVE AutoPilot, first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system

Green Car Congress

At CES 2019, NVIDIA announced the first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system, NVIDIA DRIVE AutoPilot, which integrates multiple breakthrough AI technologies that will enable supervised self-driving vehicles to go into production by next year. DRIVE AV also includes a diverse and redundant set of advanced DNN technologies that enable the vehicle to perceive a wide range of objects and driving situations, including DriveNet, SignNet, LaneNet, OpenRoadNet and WaitNet.

2019 77

New 2016 Nissan LEAF with available 30 kWh pack for 107-mile range

Green Car Congress

Nissan introduced the 2016 all-electric LEAF with an available 30 kWh battery that provides an EPA-estimated range of 107 miles (172 km)—a 27% increase over the previous 24 kWH battery. The standard regenerative braking system in LEAF helps increase range.

2015 109

Mercedes-Benz S 560 e PHEV now available for ordering

Green Car Congress

The efficiency of the 9G-TRONIC plug-in-hybrid transmission and a new lithium-ion battery support an all-electric range of around 50 kilometers (31 miles). 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.

2018 77

Nissan unveils LEAF e+ with additional power and range

Green Car Congress

Nissan unveiled the Nissan LEAF e+, further broadening the appeal of the world’s best-selling electric car by offering a new powertrain with additional power and range. The new powertrain adds to the car’s range by approximately 40%.

2019 109

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

Green Car Congress

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. The system is less complex, more efficient, and adaptable to a wide range of use cases and duty cycles.

2018 104

Updated Nissan LEAF available in Japan; range improved by 14%; new motor uses 40% less dysprosium

Green Car Congress

The battery-electric LEAF, now in its second iteration, is now available at Nissan dealers nationwide. Driving performance is enhanced by improved steering response in the medium-speed range and optimized suspension characteristics associated with weight reduction.

2012 120

New enhanced-range Volkswagen e-Golf now available for order in Europe

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen’s new e-Golf, with a larger battery pack and enhanced driving range ( earlier post ), is now available for order in Europe. Compared to its predecessor, the new version offers more power, longer range and extended standard features. Its driving range in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) is 300 kilometers (186 miles). This increase the range compared to its predecessor by up to 50%, depending on driving style and usage.

2017 60

DOE: median EV range in US grew from 73 miles in MY 2011 to 125 miles in MY

Green Car Congress

In model year 2011, there were just three different models of all-electric vehicles (AEV) available and their ranges on a full charge (according to the Environmental Protection Agency) spanned from 63 to 94 miles.

2019 100

Allison Transmission announces global availability of 9-speed transmission, expanded electrification portfolio at IAA CV

Green Car Congress

At IAA Commercial Vehicles, Allison Transmission announced that it will offer its medium-duty, fully automatic 9-speed transmission globally, and that it has developed an electric hybrid system with purely electric extended range. In addition to the 9-speed transmission, Allison also announced the expansion of its electrification portfolio with an electric hybrid system that includes a purely electric extended range of up to 15 kilometers.

2018 82

Up to $29M available for public EV chargers in SoCal; SCIP accepting applications

Green Car Congress

Up to $29 million is now available through the Southern California Incentive Project ( SCIP ) to install charging stations in the four-county area. DC fast chargers can power most EVs and provide over 100 miles of driving range per hour of charging, which is ideal for on-the-go charging. Rebates of up to $80,000, or 80% of total costs, are available in designated disadvantaged communities.

2018 76

NY launches first EV charging station installation rebate initiative for public and private locations; $5M available

Green Car Congress

Cuomo announced that $5 million is available as part of the first rebate designed specifically for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces, office buildings, multi-family apartment buildings, and public locations such as theaters, malls, parks and retail locations. Level 2 stations provide up to 25 miles of electric range to cars for each hour they are charging. New York Governor Andrew M.

2018 73

Toyota details powertrain advances in Gen4 Prius; available E-Four system for all-wheel drive

Green Car Congress

The new Prius will be available with either a new lithium-ion or a new nickel-metal hydride hybrid battery. New updates to the hybrid system software improve the feel of acceleration, giving a smooth and direct response in a lower rpm range. Available Advanced Technologies.

2015 150

Volvo makes latest Drive-E technology available across the range

Green Cars News

Volvo is making its new Drive-E powertrains available on all cars in the range as part of the 2015 model line-up. The flagship engine in the Drive-E range is the D4, which has already taken accolades for finding that holy grail of performance and efficiency.

2015 61

Golia electric passenger transfer vehicle available in UK

Green Car Congress

A battery-powered, six-seat passenger transfer vehicle is now available in the UK. The electric road-legal bus has a range of up to 50 miles (80 km) on a single charge and is fitted with a two-speed manual gearbox, to help traverse steeper gradients.

2013 125

When will Tesla Model 3 all-wheel-drive, lower-range models be available?

Green Car Reports

As Tesla ramps up production of the Model 3 and continues to deliver cars to its long list of reservation holders, many buyers are wondering when they will be able to configure Model 3s with "D" all-wheel drive or with the smaller base battery pack. We can't yet address the smaller battery packs, but CEO Elon Musk left a clue for buyers waiting. all-wheel drive Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 53

ChargePoint Home EV charger to be available from Amazon starting at $499

Green Car Congress

The ChargePoint Home EV charger, introduced at CES in January ( earlier post ), will be available to order on Amazon later this summer. The price of the networked station ranges from $499 to $749. Cords are available in 12, 18, and 25 feet.

2015 120

Hyundai introduces next-generation fuel cell vehicle NEXO; availability beginning later this year

Green Car Congress

Hyundai regards NEXO as the technological flagship of its growing eco-vehicle portfolio; it will be available in certain markets early this year. Improving upon the Tucson FCEV, the NEXO has an estimated driving range of 370 miles, 105 miles more than its predecessor. Range.

2018 85

SAIC showcases battery-electric Maxus EV80 van range at IAA

Green Car Congress

Maxus is presenting a range of zero emission EV80 battery electric vans at the 67 th IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover. The fleet division is making the Maxus EV80 available to more than 200 major fleet operators in Europe.

2018 103

SwRI’s single-cylinder engines available for combustion research; light-, medium- and heavy-duty applications

Green Car Congress

The research engine platform is available for contract use or for purchase. Specifications for light- and medium-duty applications include a standard bore range of 65-110 mm, standard stroke range of 65-120 mm, and engine speeds up to 7,000 rpm.

2017 90

AVEVAI introduces IONA e-LCVs with more than 300 km range; supercapacitor-battery hybrid technology

Green Car Congress

AVEVAI , a new B2B e-mobility and logistics solutions and technology provider based in Singapore, launched its range of IONA electric light commercial vehicles (e-LCVs) at the 5 th Guangzhou International Electric Vehicles Show in China (16-25 November 2018).

2018 129

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. PM and IM motors and a 510-km range. which both contribute to a combined range of up to 510 km (317 miles).

2018 105

Daimler Buses introduces Citaro hybrid bus; available on diesel and gas models; separate 48V network

Green Car Congress

The hybrid powertrain is optionally available for a large number of model variants of the best-selling urban bus, even for the natural-gas-engined Citaro NGT. Among its numerous debuts at Busworld Europe in Belgium, Daimler Buses took the wraps off the new Citaro hybrid urban bus.

2017 78

Audi TT 2.0 TDI diesel now also available with quattro all-wheel-drive

Green Car Congress

The new model is now on sale in Europe, and will be available for delivery from the beginning of 2007. TDI quattro develops 135 kW (184 hp) from a displacement of 1,968 cm 3 and unleashes its maximum torque of 380 N·m (280 lb-ft) over the rev range of 1,750 to 3,250 rpm.

2016 96

BMW boosts i3 and i3s batteries to 120Ah; 42.2 kWh pack almost doubles original range

Green Car Congress

Since launch in 2014, the battery capacity and range of the i3 has grown from the original 60Ah / 81 miles to 94Ah / 115 miles in 2017 and now 120Ah for 2019. The 2019 i3 REX model range is expected to be similarly improved, pending EPA certification.

2018 125

New Range Rover Evoque offers Land Rover’s first 48V MHEV system

Green Car Congress

In London, Land Rover unveiled the New Range Rover Evoque luxury compact SUV. The new architecture has been developed for electrification, with a 48-volt mild-hybrid available at launch and a plug-in hybrid model offered around 12 months afterwards.

Kia Motors America expands Soul EV availability to four additional states; 10 total

Green Car Congress

A lease price of $249/month for the Soul EV Base is also available. The Soul EV also has an EPA estimated range rating of 93 miles with an MPGe of 92 miles highway and 120 miles city for a combined fuel economy of 105 miles.

2015 110

Renault Making New Six-Speed EDC Dual Clutch Transmission Available Across Mégane Range

Green Car Congress

Renault is extending the Mégane line-up with the availability of its new six-speed EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch) automatic transmission. This new gearbox will be available exclusively with the dCi 110 DPF diesel engine. Renault’s EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch). Click to enlarge.

2010 93

Range Rover Hybrid Coming

Hybrid SUV Blog

The 2014 Range Rover is designed to be the most capable luxury condo on the market. Redesigned just last year, 2014 Range Rover is meant to offer a luxurious oasis in the midst of an Arabian oil field, or a suburban soccer field. The 2014 Range Rover Hybrid is powered by 3.0L

2013 68

IMPCO CNG fuel system available for Chevy Cruze

Green Car Congress

announced the development and availability of its bi-fuel CNG fuel system for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze 1.4L The systems will be available throughout Fuel System’s IMPCO Automotive nationwide certified installation network beginning September 2013. The IMPCO Automotive powered Chevrolet Cruze includes a trunk mounted Type 3 tank providing more than 200 miles of additional range while allowing for nearly 7 cubic feet of available storage space.

2013 77

Toyota’s second turbocharged gasoline engine now available in Auris in Japan; 36% thermal efficiency

Green Car Congress

The new 8NR-FTS 1.2-liter direct-injection turbo engine is now available as an option for the partially redesigned Auris, which went on sale in Japan today. The result is responsive acceleration and maximum torque across a wide rpm range.

2015 105

Ceres Power and Weichai finalize strategic collaboration and JV agreement on SOFCs; range-extenders for buses

Green Car Congress

This accelerates development of the 30 kW SteelCell SOFC range extender system using widely available Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), with systems for 10 buses set to be developed and trialed in the next two years.

2018 101

New Volkswagen Golf GTE PHEV and Golf GTD diesel now available to order in Europe

Green Car Congress

The Golf GTE can cover up to 50 kilometers (31 miles) in all-electric mode, with its total range being around 880 kilometers (547 miles). In November 2016, Volkswagen presented a major update of the Golf, featuring new engines (including a Millerized 1.5L

2017 85

2015 Fiat 500e models now available at studios in California and Oregon

Green Car Congress

The battery-electric Fiat 500e is now available as a 2015 model year at Fiat studios in California and Oregon for $199 a month for 36 months with $999 due at signing. The Fiat 500e offers EPA tested 87 miles of driving range and 108 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) highway rating.

2014 106

$4M from EPA available for clean diesel projects at ports

Green Car Congress

EPA is announcing the availability of $4 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from marine and inland water ports. This grant competition is available under the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) Program and is the first competition to focus on solely reducing emissions at ports. Clean diesel projects at ports, employing readily available technology, will make immediate emissions reductions and provide health benefits.

2013 79

BRUSA electric drive components now available in 750-volt versions; targeted for commercial and very high performance

Green Car Congress

For electric cars the 300 to 400-volt range has established itself as the standard, BRUSA notes. Products available in 750V versions include: HSM1-10.18.13-HV. With its wide voltage range, the BDC546 is suited for use in high-voltage drive applications such as in fuel-cell busses.

2013 133

Mercedes-Benz will offer electric drive on all commercial van lines; electric eVito now available to order, eSprinter in 2019

Green Car Congress

Further model ranges will follow, starting in 2019. The commercial model ranges with electric drive will thus cover all requirements from people moving to goods transport. kWh, the range of the new eVito will be around 150 km (93 miles).

2017 85

Solid-state LiDAR company Innoviz raises $65M; automotive-grade LiDAR for Level 3-5 autonomy available in 2019

Green Car Congress

Innoviz offers LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology that leverages the company’s proprietary System, MEMS and Detector designs to give autonomous vehicles superior sensing capabilities, even in challenging environments such as bright direct sunlight, varying weather conditions and multi-LiDAR environments. Samples of InnovizOne, the company’s automotive-grade LiDAR device for levels 3 - 5 autonomous driving, will be available in 2019.

2017 68

Symbio targets European taxi market with fuel cell range extender in Nissan e-NV200; 500 km range

Green Car Congress

Symbio has integrated a 15 kW (net) fuel cell range extender in a Nissan e-NV200 electric van, with plans to introduce the vehicle to the European taxi market. The new plug-in hybrid hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will deliver at least 500 km of range.

2017 85

Lightning Systems’ battery-electric Ford Transit on schedule for March deliveries; fuel cell range extender option

Green Car Congress

Lightning Systems also announced it has developed a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell range extender for the product. It will be available in California beginning in September 2018 where significant vouchers for fuel cell vehicles and infrastructure exist.

2018 107

Hyundai launches Sonata PHEV; 22-mile electric range

Green Car Congress

Recharge time ranges from two and a half hours at a 240V Level 2 charging station to five hours using a standard 120V outlet. Projector headlamps are standard while HID headlamps are available.

2015 117

Opel Insignia now available with LPG engine option

Green Car Congress

The Opel Insignia is now also available with a 1.4 With a single tank of fuel, the Insignia achieves a maximum range of up to 500 kilometers (311 miles); if the gasoline tank is used in addition a range of up to 1,700 kilometers (1,056 miles) can be reached (applicable to notchback/hatchback). turbocharged LPG ecoFLEX engine designed to run on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

2012 83