Thu.Nov 14, 2019

Irizar introduces next-generation of electric ie bus

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The new generation of the Spain-based Irizar ie bus, an electric bus launched in July 2014, has now arrived on the market. New features include weight reduction, improved passenger capacity to meet the regulations of several countries, and new batteries providing greater range.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover pics, specs leak before LA auto show debut

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A webpage on the Ford consumer website may have leaked critical information, pictures, specifications, and details about the Mustang Mach-E all-electric crossover Thursday before the car's debut Sunday ahead of the 2019 Los Angeles auto show. The information was first reported by MachEForum.com.

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Rheinmetall Automotive books €200M order in China for lightweight pistons

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China-based Kolbenschmidt Huayu Piston Co.

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Volkswagen breaks ground on plant expansion for US-made electric cars

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Volkswagen has broken ground on an $800 million expansion of its Tennessee production facility that will eventually house assembly lines for electric vehicles. The Wednesday announcement marks the beginning of a shift toward battery-electric vehicles for the U.S. market.

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Volkswagen breaks ground on $800M expansion for MEB-based EV production in US; battery assembly plant also

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Volkswagen of America marked the start of construction for its electric vehicle production facility. The Chattanooga site, where EV production will begin in 2022, will be Volkswagen’s North American assembly base for electric vehicles based on the Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB).

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With headlight tweak, Chevy Bolt EV is a Top Safety Pick

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The 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV has just been given a significantly better assessment of its safety from the IIHS. On Wednesday it was named an IIHS Top Safety pick, with a retest of its headlamps, which had previously been rated “poor.”

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UCLA Health Center receives electric Winnebago as mobile surgical instrument lab; MOTIV EPIC chassis

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Winnebago Industries, Inc. delivered the first all-electric mobile surgical instrument lab (eMSIL) to University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Health Center.

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Workhorse adds EnerDel as battery supplier for new C-Series electric delivery vehicle

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Workhorse Group Inc. announced that EnerDel would be an additional key battery supplier for its next-generation C-Series delivery vehicle. In conjunction with this announcement, Workhorse placed an initial order for 5,200 EnerDel Vigor+ battery packs, which will be used in the production of its growing backlog of C-Series customer orders. Workhorse has secured financing to be able to provide battery leasing packages for the entire EnerDel partnership.

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Ford electric SUV, Bolt EV safety, VW’s US EV plant: Today’s Car News

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There’s now a fully electric member of the Ford Mustang family on the way next year. Volkswagen is making space—a lot of it—for building EVs in the US. The Chevy Bolt EV is now a Top Safety Pick.

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Cal Tech’s Dr Kimberly See awarded this year’s Science Award Electrochemistry

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This year’s international Science Award Electrochemistry was presented to Dr Kimberly See of the California Institute of Technology at the Science Award Electrochemistry & Science Dialogue held in Wolfsburg’s Autostadt. The award has been presented seven times as a joint initiative of Volkswagen and BASF and is aimed at young scientists of excellence. Prizes total €70,000, of which €50,000 is awarded to the overall winner.

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Ford electric SUV gets a pony-car name: Mustang Mach-E

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The fully electric Ford Mustang concocted for the annual SEMA show and revealed last week turned out to be quite the harbinger. With an announcement this morning, a fully electric Ford Mustang will be available at dealerships by the end of 2020. Hold your horses.

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Study finds climate impact of hydropower varies widely

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Although hydropower is broadly considered to be much more environmentally friendly than electricity generated from fossil fuels (e.g., earlier post ), a new study by a team at Environmental Defense Fund finds that the climate impact of hydropower facilities varies widely throughout the world and over time, with some facilities emitting more greenhouse gases than those burning fossil fuels.

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Leasing.com Trophy: Player of the Round vote now open

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We are delighted and immensely proud to have secured sponsorship of the EFL Trophy and support football - the beautiful game

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A brief history of… Skoda Octavia

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With the fourth generation Skoda Octavia revealed this week to coincide with its 60th anniversary, we take a look at why and how this model became the ‘heart and engine’ of Skoda and helped turn the brand around from playground joke to its biggest seller globally

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Morris JE: All-electric van makes debut with 200 miles of range promised

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Morris Commercial has revealed its first model, the JE all-electric van, at the Design Museum in London