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BloombergNEF expects 40% growth in global EV sales in 2019; 2.6M vehicles, 1.5M in China

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BloombergNEF (BNEF) expects 2.6 million electric vehicles to be sold globally in 2019. This will represent around a 40% growth rate, down from the 70% growth rate in 2018. BNEF said that it expects China will continue to lead, with some 1.5 million units—around 57% of the global market. China’s market is in transition, and the recent annual doubling of sales every year looks unlikely to hold in 2019.

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Geely announces first electric car aimed at global markets

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In time with the Detroit auto show, Chinese automaker Geely announced its first electric car planned to go on sale worldwide. Called the GE11, Geely's first global electric car is a sedan about the size of a Honda Civic or Insight, with a similar sloping fastback design. The company did not specify a battery size or range, but said that the car. Geely

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US light-duty diesel sales climb in 2018 to 500,000 units; 3% of sales

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Sales of diesel light-duty vehicles (Class 1-3) in the US in 2018 reached their highest annual level, coming in at more than 500,000 units—just over 3% of total vehicle sales—according to figures by Baum & Associates provided by the Diesel Technology Forum.

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Faraday's Saab future, Nissan-Infiniti hybrids, global Geely: Today's Car News

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Nissan is working on a more powerful hybrid system for U.S. models. Geely gives a peak at its first electric model planned to go on sale worldwide. And our Twitter poll last week answered which electric pickup may cross the finish line first. All this and more on Green Car Reports. After ending a dispute with Faraday Future, Hong Kong investment. Geely Faraday Future

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Meritor has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs through 2020

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Meritor, Inc. has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs that the company expects to put at least 130 fully electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks on the road through 2020.

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Nissan e-Power hybrids for the US will aim for performance, not just mpg

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Considering how much of a commitment Nissan has made to electric vehicles over nearly a decade—mass-producing them on three continents—the lack of any parallel commitment to plug-in hybrid models, or even hybrids, has been baffling. Nissan finally remedied that in 2016, with the introduction of its e-Power hybrid system, on the. e-Power

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Which company will sell the first personal-use electric pickup? Twitter poll results

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The race is on to sell an electric car that doesn't look like an economy hatchback or a luxury sedan. With light trucks—pickups and SUVs—making up almost 70 percent of the market in 2018, automakers are scrambling to build these types of vehicles with all types of powertrains, including electric models. DON'T MISS: Rivian R1T. Pickups Polls

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SoCalGas and Onboard Dynamics announce second demonstration of new mobile natural gas compressor for fueling stations

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Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and Onboard Dynamics, Inc. ObDI) announced the field demonstration of new mobile compressor technology that provides on-site backup and supplemental compression at natural gas fueling stations.

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Faraday Future funder writes its own Saab story

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Chinese health insurer Evergrande Health really wants in on electric cars. After backing Faraday Future and running into a feud with its Chinese founder Jia Yueting, Evergrande on Tuesday bought a controlling interest in National Electric Vehicles Sweden, the Chinese company that bought the rights to what was Saab, and continues building electric. Faraday Future NEVS

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Mcity ABC test concept to assess driverless vehicle safety

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Mcity at the University of Michigan has outlined a test track-based concept for evaluating the safety of highly automated vehicles before they’re tested on public roads that could emerge as a model for a voluntary standard for safety testing.

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2019 Skoda crossover: teaser revealed

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Skoda has revealed a teaser pic of its all-new crossover ahead of a reveal at the Geneva Motor Show

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Power-To-X: Sunfire reports successful test run of co-electrolysis system of >500 hours; e-Crude demo targeted

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Sunfire GmbH reports the successful start-up and test run (> 500 hours) of a high-temperature co-electrolysis system at its Dresden site, beginning in November 2018. SUNFIRE-SYNLINK —a co-electrolyzer based on solid oxide cell (SOC) technology—enables the highly efficient production (a projected ~80% efficiency on an industrial scale) of synthesis gas in a single step using water, CO 2 and green electricity.

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2019 BMW 7 Series: flagship saloon gets facelift and updated plug-in option

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A refreshed BMW 7 Series has been revealed, with the flagship saloon featuring a new look, fresh tech as well as a new plug-in hybrid drivetrain option

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California ARB hosting public workshop to discuss reducing in-use emissions from HD diesel

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff will host a public workshop on 11 February to discuss ideas and strategies to reduce in-use emissions from heavy-duty diesel vehicles operating in the State of California. The objective of the workshop is to solicit stakeholder ideas and comments about potential strategies to ensure heavy-duty vehicles operating in California are well-maintained and have properly functioning emissions control systems.

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Ford, Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem, RCS Global launch blockchain pilot to address concerns in strategic mineral supply chains; cobalt to start

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Ford Motor Company, Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global will use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced minerals in an effort to support human rights and environmental protection while helping infuse more transparency into global mineral supply chains.

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Westport Fuel Systems appoints former Achates Power head as new CEO

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Alternative fuel engine company Westport Fuel Systems Inc. has appointed David Johnson as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Johnson most recently was the CEO of opposed-piston engine company Achates Power. Nancy S. Gougarty has decided to retire as Westport’s Chief Executive Officer and is stepping down from the Board of Directors. Gougarty will support Westport Fuel Systems’ leadership team through a transition period.

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