Wed.Apr 18, 2018

Electrify America installing 150/350 kW fast chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations

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Electrify America will install electric vehicle fast chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations across 34 states by June 2019. This initiative will more than double the number of electric vehicle charging stations at Walmart stores across the US.

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All-electric Buick Enspire crossover SUV concept bows in China

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Buick unveiled Tuesday an electric crossover SUV concept bound for the 2018 Beijing auto show with promise. In addition to 370 miles of range, the Buick Enspire concept can charge up to 80 percent in 40 minutes through fast and wireless charging. Its motors combine for 410 kilowatts (550 horsepower) of total output, and the SUV can sprint up to 60. Beijing Auto Show concepts

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DOE to award up to $39M for innovative hydrogen and fuel cell technologies R&D

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) announced up to $39 million in available funding to support early stage research and development (R&D) of innovative hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. (

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Report: Mercedes planning electric S-Class-sized sedan to compete with Tesla Model S

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After Tesla launched the first luxury electric car with the Model S, it relatively quickly took over the mantle as the best-selling luxury sedan. That didn't sit well with Mercedes-Benz or Audi, the prior kings of the $80,000-plus luxury sedan world. Both companies have now announced an onslaught of plug-in models. So far, Mercedes-Benz has stuck. Mercedes-Benz

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HEI: 95%+ of world’s population live in areas of unhealthy air

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Seven billion people, more than 95% of the world’s population, lived in areas exceeding the WHO Guideline for healthy air in 2016, according to a new global study. Fifty-eight percent lived in areas with PM 2.5 concentrations above above the WHO Interim Target 1 (IT-1, 35 ?g/m

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Buick VELITE 6 PHEV and Enspire all-electric concept SUV make global debut in China; VELITE 6 EV coming

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The Buick VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and the Buick Enspire all-electric concept SUV made their global debut at a launch event in Wuzhen, Zhejiang.

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Buick Velite 6 for China previews new GM approach to electric cars

Green Car Reports

If you want to look down the pike at what's coming for the U.S., you could do worse than watching what Buick is doing in China. One of the main things the company is doing in China is expanding its lineup of plug-in cars. Those include two new models at the Beijing Auto Show, the all-electric Enspire concept that we covered yesterday, and the

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The Environmental Protection Agency is not sufficiently protecting the environment

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Opinion by Michael Sivak. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect human health and the environment. However, as the EPA is getting ready to relax the future vehicle fuel economy standards , the time is right to consider whether, under the current administration, this agency’s mission is, in fact, being carried out.

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All else equal, which Honda Clarity would you buy? Twitter poll results

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While it's not unusual for an automaker to offer several engine options in the same car model, it is unusual for those to include everything from a battery electric vehicle to a plug-in hybrid to a fuel-cell. Yet that is exactly what Honda has done with its futuristic-looking Clarity sedan. The car is now available in all three forms in.

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Hubject and Daimler pilot Plug&Charge via ISO 15118 on smart EQ fortwo/forfour; no card or app needed

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Drivers of plug-in electric vehicles have needed to have the right charging card or smartphone app to gain access to public charging stations.

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Tesla factory shutdown, VW TDIs keep moving, Buick Enspire for China, Honda Clarity poll results, electric Mercedes: Today's Car News

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Tesla shuts down Model 3 assembly, apparently to reduce automation and ramp up production. 300,000 VW TDIs are sitting on 37 lots around the country waiting for new owners. But are they just sitting? Buick announces a 375-mile electric SUV concept for China, and Mercedes says it will do an electric S-Class. Green Car Twitter pollsters pick a

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Amminex and partners receive €1.5M EC Horizon Prize for DeNOx retrofit solution

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Amminex, a Faurecia company, and its three partners the Technical University of Graz, Johnson Matthey, and ICCT have won the European Commission’s €1.5-million Horizon Prize in the Engine Retrofit for Clean Air category.

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Consortium moves ahead with HESC pilot for conversion of Australian coal to LH2 for transport to Japan

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The Australian, Japanese and Victorian governments and a consortium of companies have launched the pilot of an innovative supply chain that will deliver liquefied hydrogen from the Latrobe Valley in Australia to Japan.

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