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Volkswagen Group sets up new group company for energy and charging: Elli

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The Volkswagen Group is establishing a Group company for energy offerings and charging solutions, underlining its strategic goal of becoming a leading provider of sustainable mobility.

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus revealed: 226-mile range, quicker acceleration

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Nissan unveiled Tuesday a new version of the 2019 Leaf electric car, called the Leaf Plus or Leaf e+, that can go well over 200 miles on a charge. Although such a model has been a long time coming, the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus stands as strong evidence that in the eight years since the first deliveries of the Leaf, Nissan has listened carefully to. lithium-ion CES LEAF Fast Charging

2019 87

BMW Group introduces Alibaba voice assistant introduced into BMW vehicles in China; Tmall Genie

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BMW will become the first premium carmaker to launch Tmall Genie onto the market in China in selected BMW models. The intelligent voice assistant from Alibaba A.I. Labs will be fully and seamlessly integrated in BMW vehicles in China by the end of 2019.

2019 112

No more rumble: Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle arrives in August, costs more than $30,000

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Forget loud pipes, the latest Harley-Davidson hums decisively as the rider cranks the accelerator grip. The iconic American motorcycle company has teased its efforts to develop an electric motorcycle for several years. Now it has committed to an on-sale date and price for its long-awaited LiveWire. On its website, the company announced Monday that. motorcycles Harley-Davidson

2019 87

KDDI, AT&T to connect Toyota and Lexus vehicles in US with 4G LTE starting in the fall

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Toyota and Lexus are bringing connected car capabilities to their vehicles in the United States. Toyota Motor North America, KDDI and AT&T will collaborate to enable 4G LTE connectivity for all new model Toyota and Lexus cars and trucks.

2019 107

Leading the way: Tesla trounces luxury competitors in year-end sales tally

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Now that Tesla has released its final sales numbers for the end of last year, we finally have a yardstick to measure the company’s sales success. In the third quarter, Tesla made a point of noting that, with the Model 3 approaching full production, it became the fifth bestselling—non-SUV—car model in America. On New Year’s. Car Sales

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Volkswagen buys wireless car service from Volvo

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In automotive electronics news that doesn't come from this week's CES, Volkswagen announced late last month that it is buying wireless automotive technology from Volvo. The technology is expected to enable VW's upcoming We car sharing program as well as to allow drivers to control some vehicle functions remotely, which could impact things such as

2019 70

Toyota and Kenworth collaborate to develop 10 hydrogen fuel-cell T680 trucks as part of ZANZEFF grant

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Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains.

2019 102

Tesla sales, VW tech, electric Harley-Davidson: Today's Car News

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With final sales reports out from the whole auto industry, we built some context around Tesla's end-of-the-year sales numbers. The Model 3 is setting the pace among luxury cars. Volkswagen buys wireless tech from Volvo. Harley-Davidson announces pricing and a date for buyers interested in purchasing its LiveWire electric motorcycle. And our. sales tax credit

2019 51

Alstom and Eversholt Rail unveil a new hydrogen train design for the UK

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Alstom and Eversholt Rail have unveiled the design of a new hydrogen train for the UK market. The train, codenamed Breeze, will be a conversion of existing Class 321 trains, reengineering some of the UK’s most reliable rolling stock. These trains could run across the UK as early as 2022.

2019 102

What effect will lower tax credits on Tesla and GM plug-ins have? Twitter poll results

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For a bunch of electric-car owning acolytes, our readers are surprisingly sanguine about the reduction and eventual expiration of plug-in tax credits on electric-car sales. We've reported extensively on the expiring tax credits, which will affect models from Tesla and GM in 2019. When Congress set up the tax credits in 2007, it scheduled them to. General Motors tax credit Polls

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Transdev, ZF and e.GO announce partnership for shared autonomous mobility

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Transdev, a leading operator and global integrator of mobility solutions, is partnering with ZF and e.GO, a manufacturer of electric vehicles to develop a new shared mobility solution by integrating the autonomous driven e.GO Mover shuttle with the operating System by Transdev. The e.GO

2019 96

Top feel-good driving songs of all time

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Got the January blues? Bored of Brexit? Stuck in the school run traffic already? Well, according to a new survey, more than 90% of drivers say music can make them feel better – with classic rock and pop more likely to boost moods than modern-day hits

2019 59

MBTA orders five 60' electric buses from New Flyer

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New Flyer of America Inc., the US subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. NFI), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer in North America, announced that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has awarded New Flyer a new contract for five sixty-foot (10 equivalent units) New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE heavy-duty, battery-electric zero-emission buses.

2019 90

Mercedes G-Class: G350d added to range

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After launching the fiery AMG G63 version last year, Mercedes has now revealed the G350d – an ‘entry-level’ diesel version of its latest G-Class, that gets a list price of £94,000

2019 41

PAVE coalition launches broad-based public education campaign on automated vehicles

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A coalition of industry, non-profit and academic institutions has launched a campaign to inform the public and policymakers about the potential and the reality of advanced vehicle technologies and self-driving vehicles.

2019 84

Toyota Research Institute developing blended envelope control for Guardian driver assistance

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In a briefing at CES 2019, Dr. Gill Pratt, Toyota Research Institute (TRI) CEO and Toyota Motor Corporation Fellow said that one of TRI’s most significant breakthroughs this year was the creation of blended envelope control for its Guardian driver assistance system. The control combines and coordinates the skills and strengths of the human and the machine. TRI is following a two-track development approach to automated driving.

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NVIDIA introduces DRIVE AutoPilot, first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system

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At CES 2019, NVIDIA announced the first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system, NVIDIA DRIVE AutoPilot, which integrates multiple breakthrough AI technologies that will enable supervised self-driving vehicles to go into production by next year. At CES 2019, Continental and ZF announced Level 2+ self-driving solutions based on NVIDIA DRIVE, with production starting in 2020.

2019 77

Daimler Trucks to invest €500M in highly automated trucks; stepping away from platooning, shooting for L4 automation

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At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Daimler Trucks announced that it will invest €500 million (around US$570 million) over the next years and create more than 200 new jobs in its global push to bring highly automated trucks (SAE level 4) to the road within a decade. Highly automated driving is characterized as automated travel in defined areas and between defined hubs without any expectation of the system that a user will respond to a request to intervene.

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