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Report suggests low-speed electric vehicles could affect Chinese demand for gasoline and disrupt oil prices worldwide

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Low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) could reduce China’s demand for gasoline and, in turn, impact global oil prices, according to a new issue brief by an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. “

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2019 Tesla Model S Long Range vs. 2013 Model S 85: How do they compare in value?

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When I bought my first Tesla Model S back in 2013, it had already been named that year’s Green Car Reports’ Best Car to Buy, and Consumer Reports had just declared it the best-scoring car they’d ever tested, and said that it broke their rating scale.

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Lightning Systems introduces Generation 2 model of its battery-electric Ford Transit powertrain

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Lightning Systems introduced a longer-range, higher-speed, Generation 2 model of its Lightning Electric system for the Ford Transit. Earlier post.)

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Report: Apple once attempted to buy Tesla

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Tesla has long been called the Apple of automakers for its alternative approach, its rampant fan base, and its Silicon Valley roots. But the interest could go deeper. Financial analyst Craig Irwin of Roth Capital Partners revealed Tuesday that Apple tried to buy Tesla in 2013, but was rebuffed.

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ABB to provide power and propulsion solution for fuel-cell river boat

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Under the EU FLAGSHIPS initiative, ABB will provide a fuel-cell-based power and propulsion solution for a newbuild push boat for the France-based Sogestran Group subsidiary Compagnie Fluviale de Transport (CFT), due for delivery in 2021.

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"How should EV owners pay for road maintenance?" Twitter poll results

Green Car Reports

Last week, after several states proposed new registration fees on electric cars, ostensibly to pay for road maintenance, we wondered what our readers thought would work best.

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Audi introduces Q5 55 TFSI e quattro plug-in hybrid; first of new PHEVs

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The Audi Q5 55 TFSI e quattro with 270 kW (367 hp) system output (combined fuel consumption: 2.4 – 2.1 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 53 – 46 g/km) is the first of the new plug-in models from Audi. The new drive concept comprises a 2.0

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Bosch developing sensor box for air taxis using production-tested components from automotive

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Bosch is working on sensor technology for air taxis.

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Audi Q5 plug-in, Apple and Tesla, Model S value then and now: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Audi reveals details of its new 2020 A5 55 TFSI e quattro for Europe. Our readers weigh in on the fairest way for electric-car drivers to contribute to road maintenance in our latest Twitter poll. Yes, Apple tried to make a move for Tesla—years ago.

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SoCal Edison launches Charge Ready Transport program for trucks and industrial vehicles

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched Charge Ready Transport , a program that aims to add charging stations for medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles at a minimum of 870 commercial sites within the utility’s 50,000 square-mile service area. This program is specifically tailored to Southern California, where the goods movement industry is critical to the economy, but is also a major source of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. —Katie Sloan, SCE director of eMobility.

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Revamped 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport revealed

Green Cars News

The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been updated for 2020, with the seven-seat family SUV boasting new styling tweaks, a fresh interior and updated mechanicals including hybrid technology

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