Documents: 60-kwh Nissan Leaf pricing aligned with Chevy Bolt EV

Green Car Reports

Now our friends CarsDirect have found some documents—U.S. Even before the second-generation Leaf was introduced last year, it was an open secret that Nissan planned an extended-range, 60-kwh version of the Leaf. order guides that dealerships plan their orders and marketing around—suggesting that this longer-range Nissan Leaf is just a. LEAF ChaDeMo quick-charge standard

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Documenting the Racks

Open Source Civic EV Kit

I also spent most of the afternoon adding documentation to the Civic-EV Google Group with regards to installing the motor/transmission and constructing the battery racks. You can see the latest documents at the following link: [link] Cheers, Tim

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Open Source Civic-EV documents moved

Open Source Civic EV Kit

All files and documentation at the civic-ev Google group has now been moved to the "civicevkit" Google Site: https://sites.google.com/site/civicevkit/ If you need to access the build instructions or Google Sketch-Up files, please go there now. Hi All, It's been a verrrrry long time since I posted here since I sold the Civic-EV. Due to Google removing the Files and Pages feature of Google Groups.

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Tesla discounts, Dieselgate documents, Nissan Micra: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk reaffirms Tesla's policy against offering discounts on new cars, Volkswagen and Bosch oppose requests for documents related to the "Dieselgate" scandal, and the new Nissan Micra debuts at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Volkswagen and Bosch both fight demands from European litigants for. Today in Car News

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ISO 19880 – New technical ISO document for hydrogen fueling station standardization

Green Car Congress

The TR ISO 19880-1 represents the work of ISO TC 197 WG 24 and is the first document that is meant to start the harmonization of hydrogen fueling stations worldwide. SAE J2601 ( earlier post ) is currently referenced as a fueling protocol in this document.

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ISO/TS 19880:2016 – New technical document for hydrogen stations

Green Car Congress

ISO has published a new Technical Specification ISO/TS 19880-1 , Gaseous hydrogen — fueling stations — Part 1: General requirements, which is a key document for the building of hydrogen fueling stations worldwide.

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Volkswagen fights demands for Dieselgate documents, Bosch joins too

Green Car Reports

More than a year after its use of illegal "defeat device" software in diesel cars was first revealed to the public, Volkswagen is still dealing with the effects of the "Dieselgate" scandal. The automaker continues to work toward a way to modify affected cars to meet emissions standards, as it continues to negotiate with U.S. regulators over two. TDI VW Bosch Volkswagen diesel scandal

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DOE seeking public comments on EV Everywhere Initial Framing Document

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is requesting public comment on its recently published EV Everywhere Initial Framing Document. Public comments on this proposed framing document must be received on or before 29 October 2012. The EV Everywhere Initial Framing Document was developed as a principal means of facilitating stakeholder engagement in the planning process. Framing Document.

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California ARB posts discussion document for developing Advanced Clean Transit (ACT) regulation

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has posted a discussion document. for upcoming workshops on the development of the Advanced Clean Transit (ACT) regulation.

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ARB releases Guidance Document for Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) released the final LCFS Guidance Document Version 1.0. This document is intended to help answer questions the Board received regarding the LCFS regulation. The document is divided into several parts addressing specific aspects of the LCFS, including: Overview; Biofuel Producer Registration; Initial Demonstration of Physical Pathway; the LCFS.

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Volkswagen of America CEO to testify before House Subcommittee next week on emissions affair; request for all related documents

Green Car Congress

From Volkswagen, the letter (dated 29 September) from the House requests a large document dump: All documents, including communications, relating to compliance with the Clean Air Act, EPA emissions standards and regulations, or testing of diesel emissions for all makes and model year vehicles associated with the alleged violations. The documents are due by 13 October; the Subcommittee requested an initial briefing by 2 October.

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California ARB posts discussion document on $500M FY 2016-17 spend for low carbon transportation and fuels; $230M to fund CVRP

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff has posted a discussion document. The discussion document summarizes ARB staff’s work to-date and the draft recommendations for the FY 2016-17 Funding Plan.

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House Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena for Toyota Documents

Green Car Congress

The US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has issued a subpoena for “all documents relating to Toyota motor vehicle safety and Toyota’s handling of alleged motor vehicle defects and related litigation” in the possession of Dimitrios Biller, who served as the National Managing Counsel for Toyota’s American operation from 2003-2007. Biller has claimed that his accusations are verifiable based on documents that are in his possession.

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DOT issues discussion document on principles for a connected vehicle environment; safety as top priority

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO) has issued a discussion document expressing a set of working principles intended to guide DOT’s research, demonstration and implementation activities related to a connected vehicle environment.

U.S. DoT Sued For Toyota Prius Unintended Acceleration Documents

Green Car Reports

Five days ago, when we told you the National Academy of Sciences was backing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s findings into unintended acceleration issues concerning Toyota Priuses, we speculated it wouldn’t be the last we’d hear on the matter. Now an American safety group has sued the U.S. Department of

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‘Revenge of the Electric Car’ documents return of the EV

Green Cars News

New film ‘Revenge of the Electric Car’, the sequel to the 2006 film ‘Who Killed the Electric Car?’ opens in selected theatres in the US from this Friday (October 21, 2011). Directed by Chris Paine, the documentary film focuses on the ambitions of four men; Bob Lutz, former chief executive of GM, Carlos Ghosn CEO [.]. Electric cars Chris Paine documentary electric car film Revenge of the Electric Car

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California ARB Releases Peer Review Documents for Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Green Car Congress

The staff of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the final external peer review documents regarding the proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulation. ARB staff also posted two memoranda between ARB staff and staff of the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), who served as the intermediary between ARB and the peer reviewers to ensure their independence.

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus gets longer range in cheapest trim

Green Car Reports

New California regulatory compliance documents hint that lower trim levels of the upcoming 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus will be the ones with the longest range. To get the maximum range of 226 miles that Nissan estimates, buyers will likely have to stick to the base S trim level, according to documents, based on California emissions tests and obtained by

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Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid plug-in all-electric range revealed

Green Car Reports

New documents reveal that the upcoming 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will have about 25 miles of all-electric range, according to its EPA estimate. The California documents, first obtained by Autoblog, show specific all-electric range ratings of 25.65 That puts it in the hunt with other plug-in hybrid small hatchbacks and crossover vehicles. miles. Plug-In Hybrids

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus, GM EV investments, electric Ford F-150, coal power: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

California documents show that higher-trim versions of the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus won't achieve the estimated 226-mile range. GM will double its investment in engineering new electric and self-driving cars. A new study shows that electric cars are cleaner than gas, even when using electricity from coal. And results from last week's Twitter poll are. General Motors self-driving cars

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German authorities uncover emissions-cheating collusion among diesel automakers

Green Car Reports

New documents revealed in a German investigation into diesel emissions cheating show that German automakers, including Volkswagen, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz may have colluded to limit the amount of emissions-cleaning AdBlue diesel exhaust fluid the cars used.

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CaFCP: 1,000 H2 stations enabling 1M fuel cell electric vehicles on California roads in 2030

Green Car Congress

The vision document describes a self-sustaining market in 2030 for fuel cell electric vehicles and renewably hydrogen, and the strategic priorities necessary for realizing it.

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The Patient has Arrived

Open Source Civic EV Kit

I have to keep reminding myself to document every step and not rush through things so the conversion manual can be accurate. My colleague Ian and I picked up the '92 Civic today. It rattles a bit, but overall is in good condition.

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Sevcon PCpak to Millipak - getting the connection

DIY Electric Car

To get connected with it took some experimentation because the pdf documentation says very little. for the benefit of all. I purchased a SEVCON millipak controller and PCpak software. I got connected and this is the proceedure: 1) set your USB serial port to an open port and use 115.2K bps baud, 8 bits, 1 stop bit. 2) connect 2 12 volt batteries in series to make about 25VDC across terminals B- and B+ of the controller.

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Tesla push for 5,000 Model 3s per week left many unfinished

Green Car Reports

New internal documents acquired and reported by Business Insider show that of the 5,031 cars produced in the last week of June, 4,300 had some problem that required rework. At the end of June, Tesla pushed hard to finish 5,000 Model 3s a week. It may have pushed too hard. In auto industry terminology, the percentage of cars that pass company

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Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, cheap renewables, tax credits: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

California regulatory documents show range estimates for the new Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. A new report shows that building new renewable power can be cheaper than running old coal plants. Automakers join forces to lobby for extending electric-car tax credits. And California preps for half a million electric cars. All this and more on Green Car. Car Sharing

Discounts soar on many small cars as market stampedes toward SUVs

Green Car Reports

The market's shift to crossovers and SUVs is well documented, but what may be less well known are the massive discounts some automakers now offer on small cars as a result. While those small cars may deliver smaller profit margins, automakers must now add in steep discounts to move them from dealerships to driveways. In this context, "small cars". small cars

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Why one guy bought a 2017 Nissan Leaf electric car: it was a great deal

Green Car Reports

The deals, incentives, and rebates currently available on the 2017 Nissan Leaf are generous and well documented.

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Let the Conversion.Begin!

Open Source Civic EV Kit

I spent most of the day prepping the Civic engine for removal and attempting to document the process (see following blog entry). next up: documenting the engine removal process Whoosh! Today was loads of fun.

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Special Guests at an LA Rally

Revenge of the Electric Car

Also in attendance and documenting the day was Huffington Post journalist Jennifer Grayson. Revenge of the Electric Car director Chris Paine attended the “LA Get Off Oil Day&# rally in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 2 2nd, where Chelsea Sexton from Who Killed the Electric Car?

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EV Solutions WarP-Drive Installation

DIY Electric Car

Well, now that we've described the components to be installed, our next posts will document the installation with photographs and video. Intro. Well I'm finally going to get around to installing a WarP-Drive 160/1000 motor controller package in our 97 S10 EV conversion.

Hot Tub Time Machine WayBack Wednesday – Reposted Word-for-Word from June 25 of 2008

Creative Greenius

Dr. Hansen goes on to say: “ The disturbing conclusion, documented in a paper I have written with several of the world’s leading climate experts, is that the safe level of atmospheric carbon dioxide is no more than 350 ppm (parts per million) and it may be less. Wednesday, June 25, 2008.

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Surprise from Electro Automotive

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Given my personality, my big challenge will probably be to slow down and document everything without blasting through and just getting things done. I'm hoping I can get some assistants to join me next week to take pictures or help document the process.

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Installing the Synkromotive Controller

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Given that this is a beta program, documentation is slim at best and full of bugs. I've already given much feedback regarding specific points in the document that cause confusion.

New emails show FCA knew of diesel cheats as early as 2010: report

Green Car Reports

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles discussed using illegal software to cheat emissions tests in diesel versions of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram EcoDiesel pickup as early as 2010, newly revealed documents show. The emails, which were unsealed last week as part of a proposed class-action lawsuit against FCA show the company was interested in using. lawsuit

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Going to the Portland Better Living Show

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

He's documented much of the work needed to get a fifth generation ('92-'95) Civic converted to electric. Yesterday was a long day. I spent over seven hours on my feet at the Portland Better Living Show displaying the 914.

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9:12am July 27, 2007 - It's Alive!

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

The variables listed in the documentation don't quite match up to the variables shown in ccShell, but I could infer their meaning. Okay, back to the documentation.

2007 130

48-volt mild hybrids heading toward ubiquity in Europe as diesel declines

Green Car Reports

Public concerns over diesel cars, and their ebbing sales, have become a well-documented phenomenon in Europe after decades of popularity. When the VW diesel scandal exposed deliberate cheating, and real-world testing revealed that no virtually no diesels certified for sale actually met emission limits, automakers across the industry adopted rapid. Europe mild hybrid start-stop system 48-Volt mild hybrid

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An Easy EV Conversion Kit For People

Open Source Civic EV Kit

My goal is to create a Civic EV conversion kit with open-source tools and open-source designs/documentation so that the most people can benefit from it. After spending the past year and a half converting a Porsche 914 to an electric vehicle, I decided to expand my horizons by designing an open-source electric vehicle (EV) conversion kit for a commonly used car.

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Elixxer- An Electric Motorcycle is Born

DIY Electric Car

I started my own mini EV project as documented on this Blog, but since it was going to be just a toy, that I couldn’t fit in and didn’t feel comfortable giving away without testing, I decided it wasn’t worth putting money into and donated the peddle car to family friends. I have been researching Electric Cars since September last year , in that time period I have gone through many plans and thrashed out many budgets as I worked out how a student could make a satisfactory EV.

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Dropping the Engine

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

I took loads of pictures and will post most of them tomorrow, but I'm just too tired right now to process and document all the images. The engine just about a foot below mounting height. Engine pulled back about a foot. Hole left over in the engine compartment with dropped engine.

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PHEV's and Water Consumption

Plug In Partners

According to this EPRI document most conventional power plants use from 200 gallons up to 900 gallons per MWH, depending on whether the plant uses natural gas, coal, or nuclear fuel, and depending on the cooling technology employed. (in

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2018 Nissan Leaf electric-car prototype driven: first impressions

Green Car Reports

Cameras have to be left on the bus, all phone lenses have to be covered, and documents committing you to keep quiet until the embargo lifts must be signed. When visiting an automaker's proving ground to drive cars still under development, security is extensive. In late June, we drove a pre-production 2018 Nissan Leaf at the company's Tochigi Test. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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