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Anheuser-Busch to deploy 21 BYD electric trucks in California project

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Washington state is charging hybrid owners $75 to incentivize electric cars

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Washington state is shifting some of the financial burden of EV subsidies onto hybrid owners, a local report says, effectively punishing shoppers for purchasing fuel-efficient vehicles.

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ICCT makes recommendations for post-Euro 6 light duty vehicle emissions standards

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The European Commission has begun work aimed at post-Euro 6 emission standards for on-road vehicles.

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Audi details Q4 E-tron electric crossover, teases future sedan, performance models

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Audi this week has officially confirmed that its Q4 E-tron electric crossover, in production form, will be built on Volkswagen’s modular mass-market electric vehicle platform, termed MEB, reaching the market in early 2021.

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DTM trialing lower-carbon high-performance racing fuel with Audi and Aston Martin

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The DTM has initiated a long-term development program for a emission-reduced high-performance fuel, beginning with trials at this weekend’s season finale, at the Hockenheimring (4-6 October).

Electric Volvo XC40 will have a frunk, new driver interface

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The new XC40 EV will be more than just an electric powertrain dropped into the company's small crossover, Volvo announced Wednesday, backing up that claim with design sketches and some fresh insights into its approach to electrification.

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Mercedes-Benz to supply Venturi Racing for Season 6 of Formula E

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Mercedes-Benz announced a technology supply agreement with Venturi Racing in the run-up to the Formula E season 6 opener in late November at Diriyah. In Season 6, Venturi Racing will run two examples of the new Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01, alongside the cars fielded by the works Mercedes team, in order to accelerate the manufacturer’s learning curve in its debut Formula E season.

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SMART, DDOT become Proterra’s 100th electric bus customer

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Proterra announced that the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) and Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) have agreed to purchase electric buses and chargers from Proterra, becoming the 100 th customer for the company. DTE Energy will work with DDOT, SMART and Proterra on the charging infrastructure. To date Proterra has sold more than 800 buses across 41 US states and Canadian provinces and delivered more than 390 battery-electric buses.

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Audi EV preview, Volvo frunk, Mitsubishi PHEV future, Washington Prius tax: Today’s Car News

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Volvo has previewed more of its upcoming XC40 EV’s sleek design and sustainable materials—and it will have a frunk. Audi has confirmed some more details about its third electric vehicle, the compact Q4 E-tron electric crossover, and teased two other future EVs.

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Mitsubishi Motors to unveil small PHEV SUV concept with four motors and gas turbine range extender

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At the Tokyo Motor Show lather this month, Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) will unveil the MI-TECH CONCEPT—a small plug-in hybrid SUV featuring a 4-motor 4WD system called Quad Motor with Dual Motor AYC (active yaw control) with 2-motors for both front and rear axle. The light and compact PHEV drive system is optimized for the small SUV; a gas turbine engine-generator serves as a range-extender instead of the usual gasoline engine-generator.

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Video review: Tesla Model 3

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Having shockingly revealed to be the UK's third most popular car in August, and with lease deals currently available from only £350 a month, it was high time we got in the Tesla Model 3 and busted some myths about the most talked about new car on the market

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Vauxhall Corsa overtakes Ford Fiesta as the go-to supermini in September

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The Vauxhall Corsa overtook the Ford Fiesta to become the most popular new car in September, according to the latest registration figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT

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Top five things we learned this week

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With downpours and strong winds, Hurricane Lorenzo has been a ‘nice’ reminder that autumn truly has arrived and has also left us wondering what to do this weekend

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