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Volkswagen fueling car carriers with fuel derived from used cooking oil; GoodFuels BFO

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Volkswagen Group Logistics will be using certified fuel from vegetable residues for certain new car shipments via marine routes. The fuel is produced from materials such as used oil from restaurants and the food industry.

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2022 Nissan Ariya prototype: First impressions, and 5 things to look forward to

Green Car Reports

The 2022 Nissan Ariya is due in summer 2021, and last week at a studio in Los Angeles we finally got some face time with the battery-electric SUV in prototype form. After a long gestation, the Ariya we saw looked ready to burst out of its cocoon.

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Audi presents e-tron FE07 for Formula E World Championship; in-house powertrain, new MGU

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Audi has presented the new e-tron FE07 that has been developed by Audi Sport, with a new Audi MGU05 motor-generator unit. The electric racing car, with an all-new electric powertrain that was developed in-house for the first time, will make its debut on the race track during the test in Valencia.

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Tesla recalls Model X, Model Y for separate issues, both assembly-related

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Tesla is issuing recalls for the Model X and Model Y electric crossovers over separate issues—both related to errors during assembly.

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MAN Truck & Bus starts series production of the fully electric Lion’s City E

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At the beginning of October, series production for battery-electric city buses started successfully at the MAN plant in Starachowice, Poland, beginning with the Lion’s City E in the 12-meter solo version.

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VW Arteon and Arteon Shooting Brake available with plug-in hybrid drive

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Volkswagen’s new Arteon and Arteon Shooting Brake are available in Europe as plug-in hybrid models. Prices in Germany start from €51,064.37 (US$60,800) for the Arteon eHybrid with a hatchback and from €51,927.06 (US$61,900) for the Arteon Shooting Brake eHybrid.

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SEAT invested more than €30M in southern Europe powertrain test center

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SEAT has invested more than €30 million in recent years to create the most advanced powertrain test center in southern Europe. The facilities are equipped with nine multi-energy test benches, which enable different types of tests to be carried out on internal combustion, electric, hybrid and CNG engines, with the aim of ensuring that they meet the quality, CO 2 and other emissions, durability and performance requirements committed to throughout their life cycle.

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