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Porsche launches developer competition with Mission E Cross Turismo data

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Porsche is inviting developers from around the world to work on digital mobility solutions for future Porsche sports cars with the launch of the second edition of the “Porsche Next OI” developer competition.

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Volvo taking on Tesla with Chinese-built Polestar 2 electric car: details and photos

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Ahead of the Geneva auto show, Volvo’s Polestar electrified performance-car brand has revealed its first all-electric model and first volume-production model, the Polestar 2. The Polestar could prove to be the strongest alternative yet to the Tesla Model 3, with pricing, range, performance, and even the way that you buy it all comparable to. Geneva Motor Show Polestar Polestar 2

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Report: California cumulative PEV sales at 10.5% of 2030 goal; true ZEVs at 5.6%

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According to a new report from the California Center for Jobs and the Economy, California’s cumulative plug-in vehicle (PEV, including PHEVs and full EVs) sales are at 10.5% of the state’s 5-million ZEV unit goal for 2030.

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Tesla Model 3 vs. Polestar 2: How the two electric cars compare

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Among electric car rivalries, traditional roles can sometimes be upended. That's the case for the firebrand Tesla Model 3, which plays an unfamiliar role as established rival against Volvo's electric-car upstart, the Polestar 2. The Tesla Model 3 has been on sale in the U.S. since 2017, and the Polestar 2 won't arrive in the U.S. until summer

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Continental, Hewlett Packard Enterprise launch blockchain-based data monetization platform for sharing vehicle data

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Continental and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced a new platform, expected to be available this year, for sharing vehicle data to enable new digital services that improve driver safety and convenience. At the same time, the platform will help car manufacturers monetize their data and differentiate their brands. Based on blockchain technology, the platform provides data sovereignty, security, transparency, and efficiency to overcome the barriers of sharing vehicle data.

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Do you look forward to home wireless charging? Twitter poll results

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In a study released on Tuesday, Volvo and its Harris polling partners found that 29 percent of electric-car drivers wished for more wireless charging. That may or may not be what our readers think. After one of the biggest suppliers of wireless charging, Qualcomm, announced last week that it would sell its Halo wireless charging business to rival. Wireless charging Polls

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Lead battery research consortium promises big leap in performance; technical roadmap under development

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A global battery consortium charged with advancing lead battery technology has re-launched as it prepares a new technical roadmap designed to extend both the performance and lifetime of the core battery technology. Since it was formed as the ALABC 25 years ago, the Consortium for Battery Innovation has ushered in innovations including start-stop batteries to help reduce CO 2 emissions and boost fuel economy.

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SEAT launches Mobility Advisor proof-of-concept powered by Watson AI running on the IBM Cloud

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SEAT and IBM have developed a new solution designed to transform driving in cities. Mobility Advisor uses IBM Watson AI to help urban citizens make informed decisions about their daily transportation options: from cars, to scooters, to bikes and public transport. Traffic congestion and environmental challenges are putting huge pressure on cities to transform.

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Volvo's Polestar 2 electric car, plug-in Jeeps, Honda e Prototype: Today's Car News

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Honda showed off its e Prototype concept for the upcoming Geneva auto show. Volvo unveiled its first all-electric car, the Polestar 2, and we compared it with the Tesla Model 3 Fiat Chrysler announced a new $4.5 million investment to lay the groundwork to begin producing plug-in versions of all of its Jeep products. And our Twitter poll asks if. Wireless charging FCA Polestar 2

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WiTricity signs first South Korean licensee for wireless charging technology for EVs

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WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, has entered into a technology licensing agreement with Yura Corporation, a leading South Korea-based automotive Tier 1 supplier. Yura is a global supplier of a wide range of automotive parts for conventional vehicles and xEVs. The agreement will allow Yura to access WiTricity’s wireless charging technology, support and intellectual property (IP) rights to develop and commercialize wireless EV charging systems.

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2019 Jaguar XE gets tech and trim upgrades

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The Jaguar XE has been updated for 2019, with the mid-life refresh introducing tweaked looks, a seriously improved interior as well as a plethora of tech upgrades

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FCA to invest $4.5B to expand production capacity in Michigan, electrify Jeep vehicles with PHEV, possible BEV models

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. will invest a total of $4.5 billion in five of its existing Michigan plants, and will work with the city of Detroit and state of Michigan on building a new assembly plant within city limits. The move would increase capacity to meet growing demand for its Jeep and Ram brands, including production of two new Jeep-branded white space products, as well as electrified models. The proposed projects would create nearly 6,500 new jobs.

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Motoring School Report: Who’s top of the alternative fuels class and who’s in detention?

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It goes without say that automotive manufacturers are racing to develop autonomous-drive and electric vehicles

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