Thu.Oct 10, 2019

BAE Systems unveils next-generation electric propulsion system for transit buses

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BAE Systems unveiled its next-generation full battery electric power and propulsion system for transit buses. The newest system positions cities around the world to get to zero transportation emissions and improve the range and efficiency of their electric transit bus fleets.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid confirmed for LA auto show debut

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Toyota has made official a possibility that has been recently suggested by execs as a next step, and all but been confirmed by spy shots: that it will make a plug-in hybrid version of the RAV4 hybrid, and soon sell that in the U.S.

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Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market; electric VTOL concept

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Porsche and Boeing signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace.

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Electrify Canada maps out more than 20 places to charge at 350 kw

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Electrify America is well-established by now—as it needs to be, as part of Volkswagen’s diesel settlement. Meanwhile, its equivalent organization to the north, Electrify Canada, is a voluntary effort is just getting started—with some very fast 350-kw chargers.

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UPS to add more than 6,000 natural gas trucks 2020-2022; $450M investment

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UPS plans to purchase more than 6,000 natural gas-powered trucks beginning in 2020 and running through 2022. This three-year commitment represents a $450-million investment in expanding the company’s alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle fleet as well as supporting infrastructure.

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ID Light feature inside VW ID 3 electric car communicates without clutter

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With its first ground-up electric effort, Volkswagen chose to produce a car that is conventionally practical while embracing the high-tech approach taken with many EVs.

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Mercedes-Benz to test car-to-X communication as means to reduce the risk of accidents on icy roads

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In the coming winter, in cooperation with the district of Zollernalb, Mercedes-Benz will test how safety on wintry roads and the efficiency of municipal winter services can be improved with car-to-X communication.

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Electric Volvo XC40 features new infotainment system powered by Android with Google technologies built-in

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Volvo Cars is fundamentally rethinking its approach to infotainment in the forthcoming fully electric Volvo XC40. Powered by Android, the new infotainment system offers customers unprecedented personalization, improved levels of intuitiveness and new embedded Google technology and services.

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Lexus teases design of upcoming city-sized electric car

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Lexus has released a teaser shot—and video burst—for a new electric-car concept, due to be revealed later this month at the Tokyo Motor Show.

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StreetScooter showcases all-new versions of successful WORK and WORK L electric light commercial vehicles

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StreetScooter has presented the next generation of its successful all-electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs): the WORK and WORK L. StreetScooter’s next generation of vehicles features a redesigned box body with a larger payload of more than one ton and space for up to four euro pallets.

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VW signals with light, Lexus teases EV, Volvo delegates engine development: Today’s Car News

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Volvo is done developing internal-combustion engines. Well, almost; it’s delegating them to a new joint venture with parent Geely. Electrify Canada is pushing out some very high-power fast-charging hardware.

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Consumer Reports slams Tesla’s Smart Summon feature

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Consumer Reports tested Tesla’s recently launched Smart Summon feature on a Model 3, and found that the automation was glitchy and at times worked intermittently, without a lot of obvious benefits for consumers. CR tested the feature over several days at its Auto Test Center in Colchester, Conn., and in nearby parking lots. The analysis follows a flurry of social media posts from Tesla owners critical of the feature.

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Pay-per-mile ‘road tax’ back on the agenda as government loses out

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The government’s Transport Committee has confirmed it wishes to start a debate around road pricing – more specifically the idea of a pay-as-you-go style system, that could fill a potential £40 billion black hole in its Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) income

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Groupe Renault forms subsidiary dedicated to new mobility services

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Groupe Renault has created RENAULT M.A.I. Mobility as an Industry), an operating subsidiary exclusively dedicated to new mobility services. Bringing together all the Group’s mobility activities within a single entity will create synergies, simplify the decision-making process, clarify existing offers and create new ones, the company said.

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MG HS: Brand new SUV to arrive on UK roads

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Having been revealed last year for the Chinese market, MG has revealed its new HS model, a family SUV, will soon be arriving in the UK priced from £17,995