Fri.Jul 05, 2019

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gas mileage review: The ideal family hauler

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Seating for six, up to 32-miles of EPA-rated all-electric range, and a 30-mpg combined rating set the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid up to be not just the ideal minivan but the ideal family mover at this point in time.

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NEDO, Sharp, and Toyota to begin public road trials of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar batteries

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Japan’s NEDO, Sharp Corporation, and Toyota Motor Corporation plan to begin public road trials of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar batteries from late July 2019. The trials aim to assess the effectiveness of improvements in cruising range and fuel efficiency of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar batteries.

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Plugging in Pacifica Hybrid: City drive review of its 32-mile electric range

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Plug-in hybrids like the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid are pitched as great solutions for families who can’t quite make the leap to a fully electric vehicle for road trips but want to keep their local driving—and, perhaps their commute—tailpipe-emissions-free.

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New cathode material for Li-S batteries: sulfur-anchored azulene

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A team of researchers from China and Germany have used azulene—a benzene-free and vinyl-free molecule—to polymerize with sulfur to create a cathode material for Li-S batteries. As described in an open-access paper in the RSC journal Chemical Communications ,the polymer exhibits high sulfur content and offers longer lifetime stability compared to pure sulfur, providing new protocols to develop new cathode materials for Li-S batteries. Cycling performance of Az-S and pure sulfur at 0.3

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Pacifica Hybrid double take, Mini's bigger batteries, Lotus' electric supercar: Today's Car News

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Today in a holiday edition of Green Car Reports we’re bringing you two driving impressions of the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. Can the same seven-seat minivan be both a very fuel-efficient gasoline vehicle for a long road trip through the American West and an all-electric vehicle for the commute and errands every other day? The Lotus

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Daimler AG and BMW Group launch long-term development cooperation for automated driving

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Daimler AG and BMW Group are launching their cooperation on automated driving, announced earlier this year ( earlier post ): representatives from the two companies on Thursday signed an agreement for a long-term strategic cooperation, which will focus on joint development of next-generation technologies for driver assistance systems, automated driving on highways and automated parking (all to SAE Level 4).

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Jaguar Land Rover accelerates electrification; manufacturing new range of electrified vehicles in UK; electric XJ first

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Jaguar Land Rover plans to manufacture a range of new electrified vehicles at its manufacturing plant in Castle Bromwich, UK. The announcement is the next significant step in delivering on the company’s commitment to offer customers electrified options for all new Jaguar and Land Rover models from 2020. The future of mobility is electric and, as a visionary British company, we are committed to making our next generation of zero-emission vehicles in the UK.