Wed.Nov 06, 2019

Ford and Webasto unveil ultra-high-performance battery electric Mustang fastback prototype

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At SEMA, Ford and Webasto revealed Mustang Lithium, an ultra-high-performance battery electric Mustang fastback prototype.

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Tesla electric pickup gets “Blade Runner” nod: Now what will it look like?

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has set a date for a first look at the locked-in design of the California company’s upcoming electric pickup truck. The reveal will happen Nov. 21, near the SpaceX facility (and Tesla’s Design Center) in Hawthorne, California.

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Schaeffler supplying modular hybrid transmission to 2020 Ford Explorer, Ford Police Interceptor Utility and Lincoln Aviator

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Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler is supplying its modular hybrid transmission to the 2020 Ford Explorer and Police Interceptor Utility, as well as the 2020 Lincoln Aviator. One of Schaeffler’s latest E-Mobility technologies, the modular hybrid transmission enables hybridization for the SUV, truck and off-road vehicle segments, while providing more power and torque.

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Electric Ford F-150, hybrid pickup will both be made in Michigan

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The fully electric version of the Ford F-150 pickup is potentially due as soon as 2021. However Ford hasn’t yet confirmed exactly where the electric F-150 would be produced.

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ZF and Cree partner to advance the electric powertrain with silicon-carbide-based inverter

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Cree, Inc., a US-based leader in silicon carbide semiconductors, announced a strategic partnership to create industry-leading, highly efficient electric drivelines using silicon-carbide-based inverters. With this strategic partnership, ZF and Cree are intensifying their existing cooperation.

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Electric Mustang, vintage truck’s Bolt EV transplant, Kia’s racy SUV coupe: Today’s Car News

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Kia revealed its electric SUV coupe of the future, in concept form. Ford appears to be planning to build both of its important electrified F-150 version in Michigan.

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Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network moves towards operationalization; Volvo Cars joins; launched by IBM, Ford, Volkswagen Group

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The Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN), a blockchain network committed to strengthening human rights and environmental protection in mineral supply chains ( earlier post ), announced that its digital supply chain for cobalt has moved beyond pilot phase and is progressing toward use in live production computing environments from spring 2020.

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CARB designing Sustainable Transportation Equity Project

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is designing the Sustainable Transportation Equity Project Program, and will hold its second program design workgroup in Los Angeles later this month. STEP aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase access to clean transportation, and address community resident’s transportation needs by funding planning, clean transportation, and land use projects.

Electric Ford Mustang looks to future with 800V tech, keeps manual gearbox

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Ford is due to reveal its production-bound Mustang-inspired, fully electric SUV later this month.

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6.8M gallons in new contracts for Redeem renewable natural gas

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. CLNE) announced new fuel, construction and service agreements as more fleets convert from diesel to Redeem Renewable Natural Gas (RNG), a transportation fuel made from organic waste that not only addresses short-term air quality issues caused by diesel, but is a carbon-neutral alternative that greatly reduces the amount of greenhouse gas produced by vehicles.

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Kia Futuron concept points to the electric "SUV coupe" of the future

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With its new "tiger face" and big-coupe proportions, Kia's Futuron is a look at the Hyundai subsidiary's battery-electric future, albeit a somewhat distant one. Kia says that the design of its concept—which is definitely, totally, absolutely not a Hyundai EV 45 in disguise—embraces its "360-degree" theme "in the best traditions of UFO

Bristol could be the first city to ban diesel cars with introduction of clean air zone

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In a landmark announcement, Bristol City Council has agreed to ban all privately owned diesel cars from entering a central city zone in the daytime with commercial vehicles paying to enter a wider area

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2020 Skoda Octavia set for 11 November reveal

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The 2020 Skoda Octavia is set to make its public debut in Prague on 11 November, but ahead of the car’s reveal the company has released sketches of its exterior and interior design that give us an idea of how the new-gen family hatch will look

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