Mon.Sep 09, 2019

INRIX: shared bikes and scooters could replace nearly 50% of downtown vehicle trips

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Micromobility (defined as shared bikes, e-bikes and e-scooters) could deliver substantial benefits to consumers and businesses around the world, including efficient and cost-effective travel, reduced traffic congestion, decreased emissions and a boost to the local economy.

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VW ID 3 electric car bows at Frankfurt, heads for European deliveries next year

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Four years since the start of a scandal that forever changed it, Volkswagen has made its strongest move yet to putting that era behind it. On Monday VW revealed the production ID 3, the first of what it hopes will be many millions of vehicles built on a dedicated fully electric platform.

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Dutch fleet operator orders 80 Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer vans

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Wensink Automotive, fleet operator Willemsen-de Koning and Mercedes-Benz Vans have signed a contract for the delivery of 80 eVito Tourer vans (electricity consumption combined: 24.2 – 20.2 kWh/100 km; CO 2 -emissions combined: 0 g/km) vehicles.

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Lamborghini uses supercapacitors in its most powerful car ever

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Lamborghini, which has the virtue of being able to command high prices for its ultra-exclusive performance cars, is doing what cost-conscious mainstream brands couldn't pull off at this point: The 800-plus-horsepower Sián is a mild-hybrid supercar without a battery pack.

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Hyundai, Kia invest in IONITY fast-charging JV

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Kia Motors Company and Hyundai Motor Company,affiliated automotive companies for Hyundai Motor Group, have invested in IONITY, a joint venture established in 2017 between BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company, and Volkswagen Group with Porsche AG. The Hyundai Motor Group will obtain equal shares in IONITY as those of founding partners. Since its formation, IONITY has placed nearly 140 charging stations in Europe in operation with 50 more under construction.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC350e plug-in hybrid: More electric range, and quicker

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Sometimes one model year makes quite the difference; and such is the case for the Mercedes-Benz GLC350e plug-in hybrid. The 2020 version of this model will get refreshed styling, the luxury automaker’s latest cabin interface, and its new, third-generation plug-in hybrid hardware.

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AVL and Silicon Mobility collaborate to boost EV efficiency; 250kW inverter-eMotor system

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Silicon Mobility and AVL Software and Functions GmbH will collaborate to increase the energy efficiency of electric and hybrid vehicles.

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ZTE and Deutsche Telekom develop second version of CarConnect smart adapter

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ZTE, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has developed a new CarConnect smart adapter in cooperation with Deutsche Telekom. The device now appears in a completely revised version.

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Lamborghini supercapacitors, Mercedes’ better plug-in hybrid, Faraday Future CEO: Today’s Car News

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Faraday Future names a new CEO. Lamborghini shows that supercapacitors work well for saving energy and going fast. And Mercedes-Benz introduces the latest revamped member of its plug-in hybrid family. This and more, today at Green Car Reports.

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Equipmake begins final testing of electric bus powertrain; APM200 spoke motors

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UK-based electrification company Equipmake has begun the final testing phase of an all-new electric bus powertrain. UK-based performance and durability development is set to finish at the end of the year.

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Parking on pavements should be BANNED, say MPs

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The House of Commons Transport Committee has called for a nationwide ban on pavement parking to prevent pedestrians from being put in danger

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Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC EQ Power Gen 3 PHEV offers increased range

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The Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC EQ Power, featuring third-generation plug-in hybrid technology, is making its debut. With battery capacity of 13.5 kWh, the GLC 350e 4MATIC EQ Power will benefit from increased all-electric range (NEDC electric range approx. 28-30 miles; EPA electric range TBA). The redesigned Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e will celebrate its World Premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and will go on sale in the US in the first half of 2020.

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Smart motorways: Not that clever after all

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Are smart motorways really that clever? They’ve been around since 2006 yet they seem to have been more of a hindrance than a help due to the seemingly never-ending construction work on many of the UK’s major motorways

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2020 Audi A5 facelift: What’s new?

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The Audi A5 range has been updated for 2020, with a mid-life facelift introducing a host of external tweaks, updated tech and new engines for the Coupe, Cabriolet and Sportback

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