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Toyota introducing Corolla Hybrid to US at LA Auto Show; at least 50 mpg

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Toyota is introducing the Corolla Hybrid to the US market at the LA Auto Show. Earlier post.). The new hybrid version of Toyota’s all-time best-selling car series achieves at least 50 mpg (4.7 l/100 km) combined fuel economy (projected).

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Dems Who Won’t Support #GreenNewDeal No Better Than Republicans On Climate & Should Be Voted Out #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Which Motor for My Land Cruiser Conversion?

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I would like to pull the motor in my landcruiser wagon and drop in an electric motor that I could pull my 500lb trailer through the mountains with

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Polluting Posers With Pickup Trucks Make Greedy Carmakers Rich And Don’t See The Fossil Free Future Coming #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Electric Semi Truck Conversion

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I want to convert a Class 8 rig to a hybrid, with a 50kw diesel charging the batteries or running the motor(s) directly. Do you think this is possible

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Nissan LEAF helps power company’s NA facilities with V2G; Nissan Energy

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Working with Fermata Energy, a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) systems company, Nissan North America is launching a new pilot program under the Nissan Energy Share initiative which leverages bi?directional

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Trump vows retaliation against GM for layoffs

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After General Motors announced on Monday that it will kill the Chevy Volt as part of an effort to streamline its lineup, close five factories, and lay off 15 percent of its workers, President Trump took to Twitter to vow retaliation for the damage the layoffs could do to the U.S. economy. The U.S. saved General Motors, and this is the THANKS we. tax credit plug-in cars

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Byton reveals self-driving living-room on wheels, the K-Byte, in LA

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Byton aims to reinvent the car by turning it into the next generation iPhone. Other automakers have talked about turning their center screen displays into iPhone-like interfaces, but not the whole car. That seems to be the goal of Byton, which says it is creating the “next generation smart device,” “spaceship Byton,” Byton

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UT Austin team proposes novel approach to suppress polysulfide shuttle in Li-S batteries

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Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are proposing a novel approach to suppress the “polysulfide shuttle” in Li-S batteries—a freestanding, three-dimensional graphene/1T MoS 2 (3DG/TM) heterostructure with highly efficient electrocatalysis for lithium polysulfides (LiPSs).

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Audi e-tron GT electric sports car is its take on Porsche Taycan

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The four-door e-Tron GT concept that Audi introduced Wednesday at the 2018 LA Auto Show is “very, very, very, very, very close to production.” ” Those are the words of Audi design boss Marc Lichte, not ours. The design study will earn the distinction of being the first battery-powered Audi Sport model when it makes its debut as a

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2019 Prius offered with new electric all-wheel drive system

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Toyota is offering a new electric all-wheel drive system (AWD-e) on the facelifted 2019 Prius. Toyota projects fuel economy of 52 mpg city / 48 mpg highway / 50 mpg combined for the AWD-e model, and estimates that the AWD-e model—which is debuting at the LA Auto Show—could account for as much as 25% of annual US Prius sales.

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Toyota hybrids, Rivian electric SUV, Byton, and Trump: Today's Car News

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Today's updates are all about new models from the LA auto show, including new electrics from startup automakers Rivian and Byton, a new all-wheel-drive version of the Toyota Prius, a new Hybrid version of Toyota Corolla, and a fuel-efficient new engine for the Mazda3. All this, plus President Trump responds to GM's announcement that it will kill. Chevy Volt Donald Trump Byton Rivian R1S

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U of Illinois team models capabilities of hybrid-electric propulsion systems for general aviation aircraft

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Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have utilized a series of simulations to model the performance of twin-engine hybrid-electric general-aviation propulsion systems. Their paper appears in the Journal of Aircraft. They created a flight-performance simulator to represent accurately the true flight performance of a Tecnam P2006T on a general mission to include take off, climb, cruise, descent, and landing, along with sufficient reserves to meet FAA regulations.

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A no-deal Brexit would be “catastrophic”, automotive bosses claim

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Car bosses have warned a no-deal Brexit would significantly weaken UK automotive, with three quarters of businesses fearing that it will even threaten the future viability of the sector, according to new survey by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT

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Johnson Controls and Toshiba partner to bring leading automakers low-voltage lithium-ion solutions; dual-battery systems

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Johnson Controls Power Solutions and Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation have partnered to deliver low-voltage lithium-ion solutions to meet automaker demands for improved efficiency, lower costs and less complexity. Under the agreement, Johnson Controls will collaborate with Toshiba to develop and manufacture lithium-ion batteries at its Holland, MI, plant and pair them with existing lead-acid battery technology as part of dual-battery systems.

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2019 Ford Edge promises to deliver greater comfort and enhanced performance

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Due to arrive in the UK in January, more details have been released on the new Ford Edge

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Global Bioenergies receives 13 LOIs for purchases covering the capacity of its renewable isobutene and derivatives plant

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Global Bioenergies has received 13 letters of intent from French and international industrial leaders for purchases totaling 49,000 to 64,000 tons of isobutene and derivatives annually. This covers the total production capacity of the planned IBN-One plant, a joint venture with Cristal Union, the fourth-largest sugar producer in Europe. The letters of intent come from the cosmetics, specialty fuels, road fuels and air transport industries.

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