Book Review: Public Transportation: A Children’s Book by Paul Comfort

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This 2020 children’s book presents a charming and informative history of motorized public transportation, from its origins in the U.S. The book engages children from page one with a bus to color. From the Tom Thumb Rail Road to Hyperloop and Beyond.

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Order book opens for Swindon Powertrain’s High Power Density (HPD) EV system

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Customers can now order Swindon Powertrain’s High Power Density (HPD) EV system with deliveries starting in August. The 80kW production unit is smaller and lighter than the concept, making it suited for sports, recreation and light commercial applications as well as classic car conversions.

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Jeep Renegade 4xe, Compass 4xe PHEV order books open in Europe

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Jeep is taking orders in Europe for the Renegade 4xe and Compass 4xe plug-in hybrids ( earlier post )—the first electrified Jeep models in the EMEA Region.

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Rheinmetall Automotive books €200M order in China for lightweight pistons

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China-based Kolbenschmidt Huayu Piston Co. KSHP) (belonging to Rheinmetall Automotive AG) has received an order from one of the world’s biggest car producers with a lifetime volume totaling more than €200 million for modern lightweight pistons for gasoline engines with ring carrier and coolant gallery technology. Lightweight gasoline piston with ring carrier and coolant passage. The pistons form part of KS Kolbenschmidt’s Liteks program.

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The Tesla & The Mouse: Children's Book About Electric Car Driven By Rodent Who Loves It

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So for electric-car advocates, a new children's book about a mouse and her Tesla Model S could prove a very useful tool indeed. Tesla Motors plug-in cars BooksWhen it comes to indoctrinating the innocent populace and molding their views, it's best to start young. My Tesla: A love story of a mouse and her car is an illustrated tale about a mouse named Maxine, who buys a red.

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Volkswagen starts pre-booking for ID.3 EV in Europe; ID.3 1ST special edition

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Volkswagen started pre-booking in Europe for the first model in its new full-electric ID. 1 ST special edition, which has been especially configured for pre-booking, includes high-quality, high-performance equipment and is limited to 30,000 vehicles. The pre-booking special edition has a range of 420 km (261 miles) (WLTP). In most markets, the ordering phase for pre-booking customers will start just after the IAA. Pre-booking is being offered in 29 European markets.

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Volkswagen Opens UK Order Books For Mid-Range ID.4 Electric SUV


The earlybird 1st Edition was already on sale, but customers now have the chance to buy lowlier 'mainstream' models

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Electric Car Conversion Books

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Electric car conversion books are the place to start if you want to build an EV, or convert a gas car to electric

Booking Holdings invests US$500M in DiDi Chuxing; DiDi partners with Continental

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China-based Didi Chuxing, the world’s leading one-stop mobile transportation platform, and Booking Holdings, a global leader in online accommodations and travel e-commerce, have entered into a strategic partnership. Booking Holdings has invested US$500 million in DiDi, recognizing DiDi as a leader in the mobile transportation industry.

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Let's Talk About Electric Cars Book

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New FordPass service allows booking and pre-paying for parking

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FordPass ( earlier post ) now offers users the ability to find, book and pay for parking at garages in more than 160 cities in the United States—all before they even step into the driver’s seat; FordPass is free for Ford owners and non-owners alike.

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New SAE book on 48V technologies for mild hybridization

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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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Rheinmetall Automotive books first UpValve order; series production in China; fuel savings up to 5%

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Pierburg GmbH based in Neuss (Germany), a subsidiary of technology group Rheinmetall, has received an order worth more than €90 million for its new variable valve control system UpValve. Production of the valve trains, which are also manufactured at the automotive supplier’s Neuss plant, will start in 2019. The start-up of series production of the corresponding vehicles will begin in 2020. UpValve will be used by several Chinese automobile brands at the same time.

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GKN order book for electric driveline technologies totalled $2.8 billion by end of 2017

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GKN Driveline announced that its order book for electric driveline (eDrive) technologies hit a record £2 billion (US$2.8 As of 31 December 2017, GKN’s order book relating to eDrive was £2 billion following a number of major program wins. billion) by the end of 2017 following a series of significant program wins with major global automakers. Sales, which were previously forecast to rise from £33 million (US$45.7 million) in 2017 to £200 million (US$277.1

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Volkswagen suggests launch edition of ID. EV may sell out before introduction in September; pre-booking opens 8 May

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electric vehicle, the first to be based on the MEB, will be presented at the IAA later this year, with pre-bookings for the launch edition opening on 8 May. Volkswagen’s ID. Given the interest in the ID. family shown by our dealers, I think it is possible that the launch edition will already have sold out before we unveil the ID. in September ,” Board Member for Sales, Jürgen Stackmann, said.

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China’s leading mobile taxi booking app secures $600M from SoftBank Group, Alibaba Group and Tiger Global

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the operator and developer of KuaiDi Dache, a leading mobile taxi booking app provider in China, SoftBank Internet and Media, Inc. Launched in 2012, KuaiDi Dache has grown to become one of the leading and most widely used mobile taxi booking app providers in China. share of the mobile taxi booking market in China by cumulative user accounts. Travice Inc.,

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Leclanché has confirmed order book of 95 MWh through 2018, qualified pipeline of >450 MWh

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At its 2016 Annual General Meeting in Switzerland, vertically integrated energy storage company Leclanché announced it has a confirmed order book of 95 MWh through 2018—equivalent to more than US$50 million in revenue—and a qualified pipeline of more than 450 MWh.

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Peugeot Begins Pre-Bookings for i0n EV

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Peugeot has begun pre-bookings for the i0n, its i-MiEV-derived electric car developed in partnership with Mitsubishi. For individual customers, pre-bookings are open on the websites of Peugeot Germany, Great Britain, Spain, France and Italy. Earlier post.) The company says that it has already signed letters of intent with nine companies and administrations projects for car sharing and large fleets in Europe.

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Owning A Tesla Model S: New Book Offers Tips, Tricks, Inside Info (Book Review)

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Regular readers of Tesla forums will recognize the name of Nick J. Howe, whose hundreds of astute comments recently earned him accolades for "best forum postings over time," according to a reader poll. A Florida chemical engineer and owner of a Tesla Model S P85, Howe has technical savvy, dogged curiosity, and some inside Tesla contacts. He may

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Let's Talk About Electric Cars Book

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Peugeot launching bookings for its numbered 3008 HYbrid4 Limited Edition

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At the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Peugeot is launching bookings for its numbered 3008 HYbrid4 Limited Edition; only 300 units of the limited edition diesel hybrid will be produced. Earlier post.). The 3008 HYbrid4 is powered by a 2.0-liter HDi FAP 120 kW (163 bhp) diesel engine with an electric motor offering a maximum power output of 27 kW (37 bhp).

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Oil Industry Will Begin To Vanish By 2030, Says New Book

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It''s an environmentalist''s dream, and it''s also the thesis of a new book, which claims the oil industry will effectively vanish in large part within the next two decades. What if electric cars and renewable energy became such common parts of our society that they made the oil industry obsolete? DON''T MISS: Will California Pioneer A World Beyond

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2016 Chevrolet Volt Configurator Live, California Order Books Open

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Slowly but surely, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt is inching closer to showrooms. Californians can now order the second-generation Volt, while other consumers have a new tool with which to ponder a possible plug-in car purchase. Buyers in other states can at least keep themselves amused with an online configurator that launched recently on the Chevrolet. Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars Configurator

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Extent of Volkswagen diesel deceit detailed in new book

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It's getting close to two years since Volkswagen admitted it had installed "defeat device" software on hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles sold in the U.S. The fact that VW carried out the deception is a well-documented story, covering how the software worked, how the company cheated, and more. But what went on behind the scenes leading up to. TDI VW VW Group Volkswagen diesel scandal

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Electric-Car Coloring Book By Irked Tesla Employee Explains It All For You

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One Tesla employee, annoyed at being asked the same questions over and over about electric cars--with the occasional ludicrous question thrown in--has created a coloring book about electric cars. As any electric car owner will know, there are still some surprising misconceptions about electric cars out there.

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Tata Motors Launches the Nano in India, Details Booking Process

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In view of the expected significant demand and limited production capacity initially until the Sanand plant is fully ramped up to capacity, the Tata Nano will be available through a booking mode. Tata Motors has entered into an exclusive agreement with the State Bank of India to manage the booking process. The sale of application forms and acceptance of booking will start from 9 April 2009 until the end of day 25 April 2009. The Tata Nano. Click to enlarge.

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SAE International releases 2nd edition of book on hybrid vehicle design

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SAE international has released a second edition of the book Hybrid Powered Vehicles , intended to provide executives and decision-makers with the necessary information for making the best choices pertaining to hybrid vehicle engineering. This second edition expands upon the details of the first book by detailing the major developments in the hybrid engineering world that have gained market share and traction.

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Death of engines overstated, fully electric world a 'comic book' fantasy: Japanese test company

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Most analysts agree the future of the automobile will slowly but increasingly come to rely on battery power. Electric cars will slowly displace internal combustion engines, many researchers suggest, and peak demand for fossil fuels used in transportation could arrive as soon as the next decade. What will become of companies, then, that focus on. Diesels emissions Future Cars fossil fuels

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Kelley Blue Book reports that values for fuel-efficient used vehicles have peaked

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In fact, Kelley Blue Book analysts currently see values for some of these vehicles dip into the red for the first time since January. If Saudi Arabia holds true to its planned production increase, Kelley Blue Book analysts expect used-car prices to continue to slip an additional 3 to 5% through summer, and even more if gas prices fall below $3.50 —Alec Gutierrez, manager of vehicle valuation for Kelley Blue Book.

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GS Yuasa books $30M in extraordinary losses for faulty batteries in Mitsubishi PEVs

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The Nikkei reported that GS Yuasa Corp. set aside ¥3 billion (US$30 million) for the April-June quarter as extraordinary losses associated with Mitsubishi Motors Corp.’s s recall of defective batteries used in its plug-in hybrids and electric cars (PEVs). Earlier post.). The batteries were made by Lithium Energy Japan, in which GS Yuasa holds a 51% stake. Mitsubishi Motors in June issued the recall, which incurs collection and replacement costs for GS Yuasa.

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Tata Nano Draws More Than 203,000 Fully Paid Bookings, More Than 2X Initial Allotment

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lakh) fully paid bookings amounting to nearly US$101 million (Rs.2,500 crores). The Tata Nano website recorded 30 million hits from the date of launch of the car to the closure of the booking period (25 April, 2009), nearly 1 million hits a day. Seventy percent of the 203,000 bookings were financed, while 30% of the applicants booked in cash by paying fully. About 4,000 cash bookings were made online through, a first for the auto industry in India.

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'Totaled' is the long, sad story of Better Place and its failure: book review

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It is just over five years since I bought my Better Place Renault 2012 Fluence ZE in Israel—and a little over five months since I returned it to Israel’s Renault importer for a cash settlement. By that time, the 22-kilowatt-hour battery capacity was down to 11.3 kwh, and a warning light had been on continuously since July 2016. I gave. failure Shai Agassi Israel Better Place plug-in cars battery switch Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Battery Swapping

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Peugeot to open 3008 order book in December

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Peugeot has announced order books for its eagerly anticipated 3008 crossover will open in December. Set to take on the class-leading Nissan Qashqai an. Peugeot 3008 Paris Motor Show Editors Picks

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Electric Leaf order books open in Europe

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Nissan has confirmed that order books for its electric Leaf model will open to UK customers on September 1, ahead of the first deliveries set for March next year. The Japanese carmaker confirmed the date as the order books for the all-electric car open for customers in Portugal and Ireland. Tags: Nissan customers delivery electric car leaf order books

Growing Corporate Power Counters Climate-Change Action, So Reframe Debate, Book Suggests

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It''s no secret that environmental demands and regulations pose an inconvenience for large corporations--but what if the problem is more fundamental than that? Beyond corporations worried about profits, could the global economic system itself be the main obstacle to the world collectively addressing climate change? DON''T MISS: Will Biofuels Growth

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Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar Pre-Order Books Open. In UK

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For Honda and Acura fans it''s been far too long since the companies made something truly exciting for driving enthusiasts. That should change when the new Acura NSX supercar arrives, following its debut fanfare at the Detroit Auto Show last year. Acura hasn''t yet revealed a release date for the NSX, nor full specifications on its hybrid

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Biting the Bullet - Book 2

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

In my eagerness to balance the flywheel, I unhooked all the mechanical and electrical cables from the motor/transmission assembly and lowered it onto a furniture dolly. Note that I still need to borrow the CV joint bolt remover from Craig at Camp914, so the assembly is just sitting on the floor right now. I'll try to describe the process in a little detail since Joe posted a comment a few hours ago asking for more pictures. First up was removing all the mechanical cables.

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Fuel efficient and great ownership profiles: Kelley Blue Book’s recommendations

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If you are looking for an efficient and affordable car, then Kelley Blue Book’s latest analysis may be of great interest to you, especially if you are US-based. Green credentials fuel efficient Kelley Blue Book ownershipThe US new and used vehicle data experts has assessed which vehicles offer the best fuel economy with a five-year’ Total Cost of Ownership’ of less than [.].

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Exclusive Greenius Video: Bill McKibben on Hermosa Beach as a Carbon Neutral City

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Times Festival of Books. Bill’s newest book, Eaarth was the topic of of his wide ranging discussion with L.A. Times staff writer, Susan Salter Reynolds, well known for her book reviews and “Discoveries&# column. Times Festival of Books Renown environmental author and activist, Bill McKibben , is in Los Angeles today where we met him at the L.A.

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Jaguar E-Pace revealed–performance SUV with sports car looks rolls into the record books

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Jaguar E-Pace revealed–performance SUV with sports car looks rolls into the record books

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Tesla Model 3: order books full already for 2017!

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Tesla unveiled its affordable Model 3 earlier this year, and it’s a car that promises to democratise electric vehicles. However, unless you’re one of. Green Cars Tesla Electric cars Editors Picks Model 3

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VW Up given power boost as order books opened

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With order books now open nationwide, the updated Volkswagen Up will be hitting UK streets with more power than ever before. The 89bhp one-litre petro. Volkswagen up

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