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MAHLE-led consortium’s micro-CHP CNG engine provides 20% efficiency boost over current market best

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Tesla drops base Model S and X, again, in latest model-line shakeup

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Another cut in federal tax credits, another shakeup in Tesla's model lineup. Tesla has cut its prices to split the difference in cost to buyers after the federal tax credit on its cars dropped from $3,750 to $1,875 on July 1.

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California Energy Commission awards nearly $70M to replace diesel school buses with electric school buses throughout state

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The California Energy Commission approved nearly $70 million in funding to replace more than 200 old diesel school buses with all-electric buses that will reduce school children’s exposure to harmful emissions and help the state reach its climate and air quality goals. School buses are by far the safest way for kids to get to school. But diesel-powered buses are not safe for kids’ developing lungs, which are particularly vulnerable to harmful air pollution.

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Would solar cells add value to your EV? Take our Twitter poll

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Several companies have recently proposed placing solar panels on top of electric cars to give them extra range. First, there was German startup Sono Motors, which the company says can get up to 21 extra miles from 330 solar cells, making up a 1.21 kilowatt array spread over its roof, hood, and doors.

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US used vehicle sales are more than double the number of new vehicle sales

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In the US, the used light-duty vehicle market is more than twice the size of the new light-duty vehicle market for each year shown. Used vehicle sales for 2018 were 40.2 million vehicles, while new vehicle sales were 17.2 million. Used vehicle sales include pre-owned vehicles sold by dealerships, franchises, independent used vehicle dealers, and private party transactions. Behavior Market Background

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Tesla to release new self-driving chip to older cars late this year, Musk says

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In April at its "Autonomy Day" presentation for investors, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company was developing a new dedicated self-driving hardware chip that would be significantly faster and more powerful than the chip in existing cars. At the time, he also announced that the chip will be available for older cars as an upgrade, though. Autonomous cars

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New Volkswagen MQ281 manual gearbox shaves up to 5g CO2/km

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Volkswagen has developed a new generation manual gearbox; the MQ281 saves up to five grams of CO 2 per kilometer depending on the engine-gearbox combination.

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Teijin and AEV Robotics to co-develop lightweight automotive solutions for future transportation

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Teijin Limited signed a joint development agreement with Australian venture AEV Robotics (AEV). Teijin and AEV will use the first two years of this initiative to develop elemental technologies for future vehicles.

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Tesla updates, frozen fuel-economy fines, on-demand fast chargers: Today's Car News

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Tesla trims down its Model S and X lineup, and CEO Elon Musk reveals when older cars could get the new full self-driving chip. The Trump administration acts to freeze fines for fuel-economy violations. And our latest Twitter poll asks whether readers see value in solar panels on a next vehicle. All this and more on Green Car Reports Following the. Today in Car News

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