All-electric Buick Enspire crossover SUV concept bows in China

Green Car Reports

Buick unveiled Tuesday an electric crossover SUV concept bound for the 2018 Beijing auto show with promise. In addition to 370 miles of range, the Buick Enspire concept can charge up to 80 percent in 40 minutes through fast and wireless charging. Beijing Auto Show conceptsIts motors combine for 410 kilowatts (550 horsepower) of total output, and the SUV can sprint up to 60.

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Next Generation Concept SUV

Hybrid SUV Blog

Concept vehicles highlight features and designs that drivers will see in the models they buy in a year or two. Introduced as part of the recent Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge to design a police car for the year 2025, the Ener-G-Force is the civilian version concept of that entry.

Nissan IDS Concept: Autonomous Electric Car At Tokyo Motor Show

Green Car Reports

At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan has revealed a concept car that gives a glimpse of what electric-car ownership could be like many years into the future—and, perhaps, provides a few more hints of what’s in store for the second-generation Nissan Leaf. Called the Nissan IDS Concept, it includes wireless inductive charging, a suite of. Tokyo Motor Show plug-in cars concepts Nissan IDS Concept

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BMW X5 eDrive Concept SUV

Hybrid SUV Blog

While Munich’s efforts in the EV genre are becoming well known through their range of ‘I’ cars, the BMW X5 eDrive Concept is their first endeavor in the Plug-in Hybrid field. Learn more about this plug-in hybrid SUV concept vehicle at BMW.com. ''BMW Concept Vehicles

New Electric Car Concept

DIY Electric Car

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Chrysler Portal concept: all-electric minivan for CES offers some self-driving

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But the Chrysler Portal concept that will debut at CES won't be showing up at your local dealer any time soon. concept Autonomous cars CES Consumer Electronics Show self-driving cars Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA It was widely rumored that Chrysler would reveal an all-electric minivan at this week's Consumer Electronics Show—and now we have the details. Far from it, in fact: the Portal is Fiat Chrysler's idea of a future in which we'll.

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Dethleffs solar-assisted electric motorhome concept unveiled

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It's called the Dethleffs e.home concept and it envisions a. The notion electric cars will become a standard transportation option is slowly being accepted across multiple industries. It hasn't penetrated quite as much in the motorhome world, but now a German company has shown its interpretation of what the future of plug-in motor homes could be. Recreation plug-in cars solar recreational vehicle (RV) motorhome

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Long-Range Electric VW Microbus Concept To Debut At CES

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The rumor of an electric Volkswagen Bus concept to be shown at next month's Consumer Electronics Show first appeared in September, just before the VW diesel emission scandal erupted. In the wake of a pledge to boost its vehicle electrification efforts, Volkswagen has now confirmed that it will show a concept for an electric Microbus at CES. CES plug-in cars Consumer Electronics Show Volkswagen Bulli Concept Microbus

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Two New Concept Hybrids

Hybrid SUV Blog

The Aston Martin SUV will be based on the company’s Lagonda Concept vehicle, which was introduced in 2009. The concept was a four-wheel-drive, four-seat SUV with a V12 engine. Concept VehiclesA Sneak Peak at New SUV Hybrids.

Is Chevy FNR-X concept the plug-in hybrid CrossVolt SUV?

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But the image of the Chevrolet FNR-X concept, to be unveiled at the Shanghai auto show less than two weeks hence, may be the first clue to some new GM plug-in hybrid offerings in the future. China Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Shanghai Auto Show Chevy Volt plug-in cars Chevrolet FNR-X ConceptIt's a single teaser shot, obviously of a Chevy front end, with unmistakable design nods to the Camaro muscle car.

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Volkswagen unveils electric, Level 5 autonomous I.D. VIZZION concept sedan

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models have already been presented as concept cars: the compact I.D.; The concept car drives, steers and navigates autonomously in traffic, enabling passengers to sit back and enjoy the ride. VIZZION concept has an anticipated range of up to 650 km (404 miles) on the European cycle.

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Chevy Volt Concept Crossover

Hybrid SUV Blog

The 5 passenger crossover concept is currently known as the Volt MPV5 and measures 7 inches longer and 7 inches wider than the original Volt sedan we’ve been hearing about for many months. The concept MPV-5 (multi-person vehicle for five) was shown with a 1.4

Michelin Vision concept wheel/tire: airless, connected, rechargeable, organic

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At Movin’On 2017, Michelin presented its new Vision concept tire. The concept tire—which combines the functions of wheel and tire—is airless, connected, rechargeable, customizable and organic, is both a wheel and a tire.

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Concepts Preview Shared Platform For Porsche, Audi Premium EVs?

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And there are some strong hints in the Porsche Mission E concept car from the Frankfurt. Plug-In Hybrids EVs concepts Porsche EVTo those who want a luxury vehicle with an all-electric powertrain, California’s Tesla Motors has had the market under wraps for many years. But that’s slated to change quite soon, as each of the German automakers prepare all-electric vehicles.

ZF & Faurecia develop operating and display concept for Level 4 AVs without steering wheel & pedals

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ZF & Faurecia have developed an operating and display concept for fully automated vehicles (level 4 AVs) without a steering wheel and pedals. The Trendsetting Cockpit concept interactive display currently is a static demonstration unit.

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Williams Advanced Engineering unveils lightweight electric car platform concept

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Williams Advanced Engineering is displaying an innovative lightweight EV platform concept, named the FW-EVX, at this year’s Low Carbon Vehicle Show, Millbrook, UK, 6-7 September.

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Autonomous Electric Hearse: Designer's Concept For The Last Mile

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hearse plug-in cars concepts fleetElectric powertrains have been applied to a wide variety of road vehicles to reduce emissions, from small city cars, to fairly large delivery trucks. But there's one category of vehicle where electrification hasn't really been considered. It's customarily the last vehicle most people will ever ride in. DON'T MISS: Plug-in Hearse Offers To Whisk.

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Ricardo’s “deep” Miller cycle concept: Magma

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In its new report on downsized and boosted gasoline engine technologies ( earlier post ) the ICCT highlighted Ricardo’s work on an “extreme” Miller cycle concept with high (13:1) compression ratio (CR) and central direct injection in a downsized boosted engine.

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Fuel-cell concepts from 50 years ago: famed designer Brooks Stevens

Green Car Reports

A half-century-old concept from designer Brooks Stevens underscores the futuristic nature of hydrogen. future hydrogen History concept hydrogen fuel cellMost car buyers would be hard-pressed to name a single automobile designer working today. But it wasn't always that way: names like Raymond Loewy and Harley Earl were known well outside the design studios where they created the "cars of tomorrow."

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Goodyear develops new tire technology to optimize EV performance; also introduces Oxygene concept with moss

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Oxygene concept tire with moss. Also at the Geneva show, Goodyear introduced the Oxygene concept tire. The concept has a unique structure that features living moss growing within the sidewall.

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BMW i Future Interaction Concept At CES Hints At i8 Spyder (Again)

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Way back in 2012, BMW unveiled a convertible i8 Spyder as a followup to the original i8 plug-in hybrid coupe concept. But while the coupe went into production as a 2014 model, the i8 Spyder never went beyond the concept stage. CES plug-in cars Consumer Electronics Show BMW i8 Concept SpyderBut BMW isn't quite done with the idea of a convertible i8, apparently. DON'T MISS: BMW's Electric Range Grows With 2015.

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Peugeot L500 R Hybrid PHEV racing concept

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Peugeot has designed a new gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid racing concept: the L500 R Hybrid. —Matthias Hossann, Peugeot’s concept car and technological advance chief.

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All-electric BMW i4 to be production version of i Vision Dynamics concept

Green Car Reports

Very few automakers these days build concept cars just for fun, and only occasionally are they pure styling concepts intended to showcase future design language. So when the BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept emerged onto the auto-show circuit last fall, it seemed obvious it previewed a future production model. Especially since, as many observers. Geneva Motor Show Future Cars Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW i BMW i4

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Honda unveiling new Sports EV Concept at Tokyo Motor Show

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Honda will unveil the new Sports EV Concept at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show in October as part of a broad range of advanced two- and four-wheeled production and concept vehicles.

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Nissan to show LEAF NISMO Concept at Tokyo Motor Show

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Among the concept cars Nissan will display at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show will be the Nissan LEAF NISMO Concept. The NISMO Concept version of the new LEAF has a sporty new exterior designed by NISMO, Nissan’s motorsports and in-house tuning division.

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Motiv Engines introduces 2nd-generation split-cycle concept; MkII Clarke-Brayton heavy-duty engine being designed for LNG

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Motiv Engines, LLC introduced the second-generation of its engine concept dubbed the MkII Clarke-Brayton Engine, which it intends to develop into a heavy-duty on-highway engine fueled by liquid natural gas (LNG). Concept Engines Engines Natural Gas

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2016 Hyundai Tucson Shows Two Different Hybrid Concepts In Geneva

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Green Auto Show Diesel hybrid Kia Trail''ster Concept Plug-In Hybrids Through-the-road hybrids mild hybrid The new 2016 Hyundai Tucson will arrive later this year, but not all of its variants will be offered in the U.S. At the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, Hyundai showed off two hybrid models we likely won''t see: a 48-volt mild hybrid and a plug-in hybrid, both of them fitted with diesel engines. DON''T MISS: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid And.

Jeep Yuntu PHEV concept debuts at Shanghai

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At the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show, Jeep unveiled the new plug-in hybrid Yuntu SUV Concept (without giving much detail about the powertrain itself). Yuntu is targeting the Chinese market.

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Volkswagen Group introduces first Group autonomous driving concept: Sedric

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At the Geneva Motor Show, the Volkswagen Group is introducing Sedric (self-driving car)—an SAE Level 5 autonomous battery-electric vehicle concept. Sedric is the first concept car from the Volkswagen Group (as opposed to being a concept car developed by one of the Group brands).

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Toyota i-TRIL Concept Car; targeting SMESTOs

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Toyota unveiled its i-TRIL concept car—a vision of mobility in 2030—at the Geneva Motor Show.

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Renault Trezor concept in Paris; electric drive, new design language

Green Car Reports

Automakers often use concept cars to preview future styling for much more restrained production models. Even when a concept car doesn't make it into production, elements of its styling can. Providing a styling template for future models is the main mission of the Renault Trezor electric sports car concept, which debuts this week at the 2016 Paris.

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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept: second electric model previewed

Green Car Reports

The closely guarded concept car is effectively a shooting brake version of the low-slung Mission E sedan that debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt show and will go on sale by 2020. A design study for the second version of the Porsche Mission E electric sport sedan broke cover Tuesday at the Geneva auto show. Paralleling the Gran Turismo version of the. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission E

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New split-cycle concept to control diesel HCCI combustion

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Ettore Musu from the University of Pisa presented a CFD study of concept at the SAE 2010 Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Meeting in San Diego. Pollutant emission behavior vs. engine speed.confirms the validity of the HCPC combustion concept. Turbocharged HCPC engine scheme.

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Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept at Paris Motor Show

Green Car Reports

Mitsubishi unveiled the latest in a series of plug-in electric SUV concepts at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. As with other recent concept from the Japanese automaker, though, it is unclear whether this one will translate into a future production model. The Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept is a large and fairly luxurious plug-in hybrid utility vehicle.

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BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept previews all-electric four-door sedan

Green Car Reports

If concept cars are meant to grab attention, then the BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept—an all-electric sedan that debuted Tuesday at the Frankfurt motor show—may have fulfilled its mission.

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Honda unveils Everus EV Concept in Beijing; China-exclusive EV model; car-sharing

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Honda Motor staged the world premiere of the Everus EV Concept, a concept car for a China-exclusive electric vehicle (EV) model, at the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition.

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Jaguar I-Pace electric concept at LA Auto Show: video walkaround

Green Car Reports

Electric vehicles are hardly a new concept any more, but they've largely been the province of Nissan and Tesla. Meet the Jaguar I-Pace concept. CHECK OUT: Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV concept breaks cover at LA Auto Show.

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Volkswagen unveiling electric, fully autonomous I.D. VIZZION concept at Geneva; 413-mile range

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VIZZION concept at the Geneva International Motor Show next month. VIZZION concept car is the fourth member of the Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ ( earlier post )—the Volkswagen brand is now showing a concept of an autonomously driving automobile.

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Mercedes-Benz teases EQ A compact electric concept before Frankfurt show

Green Car Reports

As German luxury maker Mercedes-Benz intensifies its efforts to launch more electric cars faster than first planned, another concept will break cover this month. The Mercedes EQ A Concept, a compact electric hatchback, will be revealed at the Frankfurt auto show next week.

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Mitsubishi Motors to unveil new PHEV concept at Paris Show in October

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At the 2016 Paris Motor Show in October, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will unveil a new “Ground Tourer Concept” high-end plug-in hybrid SUV coupé.

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