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DOE analysis finds ongoing decrease in direct fuel cell vehicle costs

Green Car Congress

A new analysis of the cost of current (2017) direct hydrogen fuel cell vehicles by a team from the Department of Energy, Argonne National Laboratory and Strategic Analysis found the lowest estimated system cost to date for high annual production rates.

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Nissan sells its battery business, 225-mile Leaf e-Plus to get LG Chem batteries

Green Car Reports

When it comes to electric-car batteries, Nissan is no longer going its own way. The company that launched the first modern, mass-market all-electric car has sold its electric-car battery subsidiary, Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC) to Envision Group, a Chinese renewable energy company. The two firms announced the deal on Friday.

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IHS Markit projects automakers could be fined more than €14B for European CO2 excess emissions in 2021

Green Car Congress

New analysis by IHS Markit suggests that automakers failing to meet 2021 fleet CO 2 emissions compliance for passenger vehicles sold in the European Union (EU) could be fined more than €14 billion (US$16 billion) in 2021.

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Why Tesla's court battle to sell cars in Michigan could set national template

Green Car Reports

In a case that could be a bellwether for Tesla, the car company has won some opening skirmishes in its 2016 lawsuit against the state of Michigan, which forbids the company from operating stores or selling cars in the state. If Tesla wins the big prize in its Michigan court battle—the right to sell its cars directly in the capital of

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Cobalt Blockchain and DLT Labs form JV to release Mintrax blockchain platform for mineral traceability

Green Car Congress

Cobalt Blockchain Inc.(COBC) COBC) and DLT Labs Inc. finalized a joint venture agreement to commercialize Mintrax, a fully-functional blockchain platform providing secure and transparent methods for tracking the provenance of metals and minerals through the entire mining supply chain from source to end-user.

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Post-Peak: plug-in electric-car sales in Canada for July

Green Car Reports

Sales data for plug-in cars in Canada in June and July show the effect of large purchase incentives. In its first full month of availability in Canada in June, the Tesla Model 3 racked up 2,329 sales, shattering the country’s monthly record for electric-car sales and making it the 16th bestselling car in the country overall. According to. Canada

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Nissan gets new batteries, Tesla lawsuit, Canadian sales, Twitter poll: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Nissan announced Friday that it sold its in-house battery division in a business deal that has been a long time in the making. Electric car sales drop off in Canada after purchase incentives were canceled in Ontario. We look at how Tesla's lawsuit in Michigan could open its ability to sell cars nationwide—eventually. And our latest Twitter

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Daimler joins multiple initiatives for a sustainable raw material supply chain; future focus on battery cell supply chain

Green Car Congress

Daimler has joined the Responsible Cobalt Initiative, the Responsible Mineral Initiative, the Responsible Steel Initiative and the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative. Joining the four initiatives takes a product’s entire life cycle into account—from development, via procurement and production to recycling. As part of the offensive for a sustainable raw material supply chain, Daimler AG joins forces with associations, organizations and competitors in a number of initiatives.

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How often do you encounter a public electric-car charger that is out of order? Take our Twitter poll

Green Car Reports

Spreading electric car chargers will do little good if they don't work. Studies repeatedly show that one of the most important things needed to spread adoption of electric cars is to install more public chargers for them. Expanding public charging infrastructure makes it more convenient to own an electric car, makes it possible for electric-car. Polls

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BMW M5 Competition Pack: lease deals now available

Green Cars News

The BMW M5 Competition Pack is now officially available to lease

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Summer of sun and sport sees UK new car market up 1.2% in July

Green Cars News

The UK’s new car market grew 1.2% year-on-year in July, thanks to large fleet registrations, an increased “feel-good factor” and some fantastic new car deals, according to the the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT

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Hyundai i30 N Line: prices, specs and pics

Green Cars News

Hyundai has revealed price and specs for the i30 N Line – a new variant that gets the looks of the i30 N hot hatch, but keeps the more economical engine line-up of the standard car

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