Mon.Aug 07, 2017

MAHLE to present highly efficient 48V electric vehicle concept at IAA: MEET

Green Car Congress

MAHLE has developed a highly efficient 48-volt electric vehicle concept for urban mobility. MEET” (MAHLE Efficient Electric Transport) will make its world debut at IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt/Germany in September. The modular design could be transferred to a wide range of platforms, MAHLE said.

2017 29

Hawaii to get hydrogen fueling station; Toyota Mirai leases to follow

Green Car Reports

Tropical islands are some of the best places on earth to pioneer carbon-free energy and zero-emission vehicles. Within the United States, the eight islands of Hawaii are blessed with a temperate climate, abundant sunshine, few high-speed highways, and a statewide speed limit of 60 mph, achievable only on a few roads. This has led to a push for. hydrogen Hawaii hydrogen fuel cell Zero Emission Vehicle

Trending Sources

Top five cars for less than £300 per month

Green Cars News

We’ve already checked out what cars are available if you’ve got a budget of £200 per month, but what if you can stretch to £300? Monthly payments on

Cars 18

Tesla Model 3 rated at 126 MPGe, third-best after Ioniq Electric and Prius Prime

Green Car Reports

Ten days ago, when the first 30 Tesla Model 3 electric cars were delivered to their owners at a much-publicized Handover Party, we didn't get full information on the latest Tesla model. The company didn't discuss battery capacity in kilowatt-hours, for instance, giving range in miles instead, nor did it release specs for motor output, EPA ratings. Efficiency Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) EPA Ratings MPGe Tesla Model 3

Jaguar E-Pace revealed–performance SUV with sports car looks rolls into the record books

Green Cars News

Jaguar E-Pace revealed–performance SUV with sports car looks rolls into the record books

More Trending

Groupe Renault forms JV in Iran

Green Car Congress

Groupe Renault, IDRO and PARTO NEGIN NASEH Co (NEGIN Holding) are forming a new joint venture company in Iran to boost Renault's presence in the country and step up the brand’s growth.

Should we buy a Toyota Prius Prime, Chevy Bolt EV, or Volt?

Green Car Reports

It's now time to shop for a new car for my wife, as her wonderful 2006 Toyota Prius has 144,000 miles and we're ready for something new. So I thought I might throw the question out to Green Car Reports readers. What car should replace our 2006 Prius hybrid? DON'T MISS: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime: gas mileage, electric range review Our needs and. Buying Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Buying Advice Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure new cars

Tesla announces proposed $1.5 billion offering of senior notes

Green Car Congress

Tesla intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $1.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 202. The Notes will be senior unsecured debt obligations of Tesla. The interest rate, redemption prices and other terms of the Notes are to be determined. Tesla intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to further strengthen its balance sheet during this period of rapid scaling with the launch of Model 3, and for general corporate purposes.

Skoda cleans up as Molly Maid adds Fabia to fleet

Green Cars News

Professional cleaning company Molly Maid has added 30 Skoda Fabias to its 370-strong fleet, and plans to increase the number further by replacing exis

Stanford, UCSD team develops “4D” camera; use in autonomous vehicles

Green Car Congress

Engineers at Stanford University and the University of California San Diego (UCSD) have developed a monocentric lens with multiple sensors using microlens arrays, allowing light field (LF) capture with an unprecedented field of view (FOV)—a camera that generates four-dimensional images and can capture 138 degrees of information.

Smallest SUVs most popular in US Midwest, less so in west, south

Green Car Reports

The small SUV segment has ballooned into a hugely important market for many automakers, as consumers continue to shift from traditional sedans to crossovers and other utility vehicles. The smallest of the expanding array of SUVs on the market offers the flexibility of a hatchback or wagon, combined with the higher driving position many Americans. Car Sales

SUV 0

US Army, Brown Univ. partner to study SEI on silicon anodes to extend Li-ion battery life

Green Car Congress

Through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) negotiated by the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Technology Transfer and Outreach Office, ARL and Brown University researchers are attempting to address the difficulty of characterizing and then engineering the solid electrolyte interphase (SEI) layer that forms on the anode of lithium ion batteries, with particular emphasis on experimental silicon anodes with very high capacities for lithium.

Daimler’s moovel Group acquires Familonet GmbH, provider of location messenger app Familonet

Green Car Congress

moovel Group, a subsidiary of Daimler AG, has acquired all of Familonet GmbH based in Hamburg. The team from Familonet will be bolstering the moovel development team at the Hamburg site from now on. The Familonet app, with 2 million registered users, will still be offered in the future. moovel creates an operating system for urban mobility that offers access to various mobility services including booking and payment.

IHS Markit Survey finds varied autonomy and safety technology preferences for new vehicles

Green Car Congress

A new IHS Markit survey of five key automotive markets—the US, Canada, China, Germany and the United Kingdom— found that full autonomy technology is not yet popular among a broad audience. On the other hand, the same audience ranked it among the very features they would be willing to pay the most for in their next new vehicle purchase.

German team develops novel technique to determine fuel quality in plug-in hybrids

Green Car Congress

Series-production plug-in hybrid electric vehicles equipped with diesel engines are already available in the market or planned for the future (e.g., Volvo V60, Audi Q7 e-tron quattro, Peugeot 508 RXH Hybrid4, Range Rover SDV6 Hybrid Diesel). However, fossil diesel fuel/biodiesel blends show a tendency to form precipitates—which can be considered as oligomers with aging.

UK issues new guidance on automotive cybersecurity

Green Car Congress

The UK government has issued new guidance on vehicle cybersecurity. The 8 principles—each with more detailed sub-principles—in the guidance set out how the automotive sector can make sure cybersecurity is properly considered at every level, from designers and engineers, through to suppliers and senior level executives.