Volkswagen nearly doubles deliveries of all-electric vehicles in 2021 to 263K; all electrified vehicle sales at 369K

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In a very short time, we have reached a top position for all-electric vehicles in Europe. The lagging supply of semiconductors caused limitations in production throughout the course of the year, which ultimately had a major impact on the unit sales figures, the company said.

Audi & FAW sign strategic growth plan for China; focus on electrification and digitalization; 5 more e-tron models

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Audi AG and FAW Group have crafted a strategic growth plan for China. With a new dedicated company for mobility and digital services, the two partners want to advance their joint commitment in this expanding premium business segment. In the next five years alone, Audi and FAW have agreed to produce five additional e-tron models locally and introduce them to the Chinese market—including purely battery-powered cars with ranges of more than 500 kilometers (310.7

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Nissan in China

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and Japan next year, has signed more than 30 agreements with cities, counties, states and governments to promote zero-emission electric cars and establish the charging infrastructure for the batteries. Renault-Nissan plans to offer an electric car for sale in China in 2011, Nissan said in a statement. Renault-Nissan inks electric car deal for China city. Renault-Nissan inks electric car deal for China city.

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BMW Group and Toyota agree to mid-to-long-term research collaboration in next-generation Li-ion batteries; BMW to supply 1.6L and 2.0L diesel engines to Toyota Europe

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Under the MOU, the two companies will collaborate on research in the field of next-generation lithium-ion battery cell technologies. The engines will be installed in certain Toyota-produced vehicles planned for sale in the European market. The battery technology that we will develop with BMW will be the core technology for both reducing and replacing petroleum fuel. Batteries Diesel Vehicle Manufacturers

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Governors of 8 states sign MoU to put 3.3M zero-emission vehicles on roads by 2025; 15% of new vehicle sales

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Zero-emission vehicles include battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles, and hydrogen fuel-cell-electric vehicles; the technologies can be applied in passenger cars, trucks and transit buses. million ZEVs would represent a new vehicle market penetration for the group of states of about 15%, said Mary Nichols, Chairman of the California Air Resources Board (ARB), during a conference call announcing the agreement.

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97% of US buyers opted for 2.5L stop/start base engine on 2014, 2015 Malibu

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Ninety-seven percent of customers in the US who purchased a 2014 or 2015 Malibu—accounting for about 83,000 vehicles—opted for the 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder base engine (LKW) equipped with standard stop/start technology, according to GM. features a unique two-step intake valve actuation system designed to enhance efficiency and help lower emissions, while also enhancing low-rpm torque, for a greater feeling of power at lower speeds. 2014 ECOTEC 2.5L

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As Electric Car Makers Ante Up Billions, Software Is Ace in the Hole

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percent of auto sales today to some 20 to 25 percent of sales by 2030, not all competitors will be winners in a world soon to be awash in electric vehicles. As a comparison , in 2011, there were only two battery electric and 29 hybrid electric vehicle models offered for sale in the US.

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President Obama Awards $2.3B for Tax Credits for New Clean-Tech Manufacturing Jobs; GE Gets Largest Battery-related Award

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billion in Recovery Act Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy manufacturing projects across the United States. The 183 projects in 43 states include several for the manufacturing of advanced batteries; biomass projects; and vehicles. GE claimed the largest of the battery-related awards, with a $25.5 The batteries will rely heavily on new materials, new manufacturing technologies and intelligent controls.

Governor Pataki On Board

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Bruno today announced a new $10 million State program to convert vehicles in the State fleet to plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and plans for the construction of a state-of-the-art alternative fuel research laboratory at the Saratoga Technology + Energy Park (STEP). This will allow the vehicles to operate on emissions-free battery power, reducing the amount of fuel utilized and significantly decreasing the release of harmful pollutants, including greenhouse gases.

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Daimler buys stake in Tesla

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Tesla is the only production automaker selling a highway capable electric vehicle in North America and Europe, and as such Daimler’s investment will see the company furthering its development of battery-run cars. The two companies have already been working closely to integrate Tesla’s lithium-ion battery packs and charging electronics into the first 1,000 units of Daimler’s electric smart car. This marks another important milestone in Daimler’s strategy for sustainable mobility.”.

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China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

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My Gasgoo Sign in | Join Now | Help Automotive News A Leading Portal for China Auto Industry Make it my homepage Favorite Contact Us Home China News Global News Commentary Interview Blog Data Suppliers Gallery Thursday, April 23, 2009 Home » Automotive News » Commentary » News detail Email This Story Welcome to our registration page. Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid, which is expected to sell for $40,000 when it goes on sales in the U.S. Gasgoo.com | ?? |

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Andy Grove: The U.S. must create an electric car industry - Apr. 17, 2009

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News | Markets | Technology | Personal Finance | Small Business | CNN.com RSS Newsletters Video Home Fortune 500 Technology Investing Management Rankings Andy Grove on battery power To wean itself from imported oil, the U.S. Why hes banking on an obscure Chinese electric car company and a CEO who - no joke - drinks his own battery fluid. car industry hinges on cutting-edge battery technology. will be competing for the same finite supplies of oil and gas.

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Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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Subscribe Green News Events Manufacturers Region New Cars Used Cars Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Chrysler , Dodge , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , SAE World Congress Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day by Sebastian Blanco on Apr 22nd 2009 at 7:48PM Two months ago we went for a ride in the Dodge Circuit EV. We got to spend about 15 minutes in the car with John Myers, who works for Chryslers ENVI and was project lead on the Dodge Circuit EV.

Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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Why hes banking on an obscure Chinese electric car company and a CEO who - no joke - drinks his own battery fluid. BYD CEO Wang Chuan-Fu figured out how to make cheaper batteries than the Japanese by replacing machines with migrant workers. More from Fortune No party for Citis owners: You and me Is it time to buy American Express? Last fall Berkshire Hathaway bought 10% of BYD for $230 million. "I dont know a thing about cellphones or batteries," he admits.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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GM has announced plans for public sales in 2010, and almost every carmaker now says it will sell PHEVs or highway-speed battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sometime after 2010. Weve kept the summary table below generally up-to-date for passenger PHEVs, but not for BEVs, motorcycles or larger vehicles like buses and trucks. 1,000 pre-orders for small production runs in 2009 and 2010starting 4th quarter 2009. Batteries not ready.

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Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Skip to Content Budget travel destinations for 2009 Autoblog AOL Autos Green Daily Gadling Engadget AutoblogGreen Autoblog Green Web Images Video News Local More → x Jobs Mapquest Movies Music Personals Shopping Travel Yellow Pages Send us a tip Contact us Advertise Corrections/Problems? Postal Service Minivan - Click above for high-res gallery Chrysler is celebrating Earth Day today by unveiling the first four of what will be a fleet of 250 battery-powered minivans for the U.S.