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 Last Saturday, my buddy Ian and I spent the day re-working the firewall battery rack. I wasn't sure on clearance to the hood with the LifeLine batteries and things just didn't seem to fit.

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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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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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Consumer Reports: Government documents show failures by Tesla; NHTSA must do more to hold companies accountable

Green Car Congress

Consumer Reports said that emails and other government documents released publicly for the first time show failures by Tesla regarding its safety claims and the performance of Autopilot. Consumer Reports (CR) said that the documents reveal that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) must do more to ensure investigations are transparent, and ensure companies communicate responsibly with the public about crash ratings.

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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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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. The document produced by the committee’s WG 24 is to be published few months.

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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. Earlier post.) The TS was prepared by ISO/TC 197 WG 24, led by co-conveners Jesse Schneider (BMW) and Guy Dang-Nhu (Air Liquide), along with Nick Hart (ITM Power) as secretary.

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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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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 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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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.

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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. prior to a 4 April 2016 public workshop on the development of the FY 2016-17 Funding Plan for Low Carbon Transportation and Fuels Investments and AQIP.

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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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Report: 50 years ago, GM and Ford understood climate change was an issue

Green Car Reports

Based on more than two dozen interviews with former employees, academics, and environmentalists, as well as examination of corporate documents, the report reveals that GM and Ford were "deeply and.

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Biden mentions 200-mph electric Corvette, says US can own the market with move to EVs

Green Car Reports

Normally, rumors of new cars come from anonymous industry sources or leaked documents, not presidential candidates.

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Electric Ford F-150, hybrid pickup will both be made in Michigan

Green Car Reports

A document provided by the UAW, posted by Automotive News reporter Michael Martinez, provided some resolution to that in a Crain's Detroit Business piece. The document The fully electric version of the Ford F-150 pickup is potentially due as soon as 2021. However Ford hasn’t yet confirmed exactly where the electric F-150 would be produced.

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Some 2020-2021 BMW and Mini plug-in hybrids under recall, sales stop for battery issue

Green Car Reports

In the recall documentation filed to the federal government Sept. A serious battery issue potentially affecting a subset of BMW and Mini plug-in hybrid vehicles has led BMW to issue a stop-sale to its dealers and an accompanying recall.

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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 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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Fisker reports negotiations with VW for electric-car platform are on pause

Green Car Reports

Negotiations between the two companies that were supposed to end this month are now delayed until at least September, the company reported in a financial document filed Friday. A plan by Fisker Inc. to use Volkswagen's MEB electric-car platform has reportedly stalled.

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Report: Battery makers' dispute creating unease over supply for upcoming Ford, VW EVs

Green Car Reports

The report cites documents submitted by Ford and VW to the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), asking the ITC to allow SK Innovation to manufacture.

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NHTSA to Tesla: Stop claiming your cars are the safest

Green Car Reports

Federal officials told Tesla again in October to stop advertising the Tesla Model 3 as the having "the lowest probability of injury of any vehicle ever tested by NHTSA," federal documents revealed. The notice surfaced Wednesday by nonprofit PlainSite. The response runs 79 pages, with another 450 withheld at Tesla's request. In its letter, NHTSA. crash tests NHTSA

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DOE releases Hydrogen Program Plan

Green Car Congress

The Plan serves as the overarching document to set the strategic direction of the Hydrogen Program, and to complement the technical and programmatic multi-year plans from each DOE Office engaging in hydrogen RD&D activities. More-detailed, technology- and application-specific targets and milestones are included in each DOE office’s multi-year planning documents.

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Reports: Audi software tricks led to dirty dieselgate scandal

Green Car Reports

That's a point that's only come to light in recent days, as documents just have been uncovered as part of European reports. Audi played a significant role in the Volkswagen diesel scandal—specifically in developing software that cheated emissions tests for diesels in Europe and the U.S. While engineers from Volkswagen's luxury Audi division. Diesel emissions lawsuit

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Report: Tesla scaling down plans for German Gigafactory, cutting batteries out

Green Car Reports

The automaker is scaling down the German factory, pulling back from plans to manufacture batteries onsite, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing revised planning documents for the factory. Tesla's planned Giga Berlin factory may soon get downgraded to Mega Berlin. The changes would also eliminate production of plastic components, and would lower

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Report: Tesla-Panasonic battery waste could lead to battery flaws

Green Car Reports

Tesla's manufacturing struggles to build the Model 3 at its Fremont, California, factory have been well documented. The same can't be said for its partner Panasonic, as it struggles to build enough new lithium-ion batteries to power them. A report by Business Insider, quoting three current and former employees, says that the company scraps enough. battery fire

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Vale completes first sale of iron ore using blockchain technology with Nanjing Iron & Steel

Green Car Congress

The Letter of Credit (LC) was issued through the Contour blockchain platform while the shipping documents and the electronic Bill of Lading were handled via essDOCS’ CargoDocs solution —with all actions carried out through a single, interfaced platform consolidated in Contour. In September, Vale, one of the world’s largest mining companies, completed its first sale of iron ore using blockchain technology with Nanjing Iron & Steel Group International Trade Co., Ltd.,

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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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226-mile 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus costs $37,445 to start

Green Car Reports

That's in line with what we expected from documents leaked earlier this year, and drives the net price of the compact hatchback close to $30,000, if federal rebates are maxed. When it arrives in dealers this month, the longer-range 2019 Nissan Leaf S Plus will cost $37,445, including destination, the automaker said Friday.

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SAE International publishes new J2954 wireless charging standard

Green Car Congress

SAE International has published the first global standard that specifies, in a single document, both the electric vehicle and supply equipment (EVSE) ground-system requirements for wireless charging of electric vehicles (EV).

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2019 Toyota Prius recalled over gauge-cluster issues

Green Car Reports

A combination meter circuit board is to blame for the issue and “was inappropriately manufactured during the specific manufacturing process,” according to recall documents filed by Toyota. A recall has been issued on some 2019 Toyota Prius models over the possibility that an electrical short may cause gauge clusters to black out.

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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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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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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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How One Bad Manny Can P**s Away Your Brand

Creative Greenius

I scanned the 16 pages of original documents and emailed them the same day. I didn’t have an opinion on the Leviton brand until their employee, Manny, made me hate them and drove me to let my friends, colleagues and everyone else know how shitty they treated me. On October 10 I got this voicemail from Manny at Leviton. It turned out to be b t from an employee whose first instinct before this voicemail was to blow me off and offer no help.

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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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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

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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