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Solid-electrolyte-based liquid Li-S and Li-Se batteries can deliver up to 500 Wh/kg

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Crowdfunded Aptera super-efficiency EV will use in-wheel motors

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Aptera, self-proclaimed builder of the world's most efficient passenger vehicle, is partnering with Elaphe Propulsion to bring in-wheel motor technology to its 1,000-mile electric two-seater.

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Karma Automotive’s flagship store now accepts Bitcoin as form of payment

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Karma Automotive, the Southern California-based creator of luxury electric vehicles and high-tech incubator, is using its flagship company-owned store in Newport Beach, Calif., to help further its shareholder’s expertise in blockchain technology by accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment. Karma Newport Beach now accepts Bitcoin as a form of payment for new vehicle sales and service performed at the facility.

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Toyota LQ concept looks far out, teases tech that could arrive soon for Lexus

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Toyota's LQ concept may be a study in future mobility, but the name may hint at something far more practical from luxury subsidiary Lexus. The LQ concept is the latest iteration of Toyota's Concept-i autonomy showcase, which debuted at CES in 2017.

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XL acquires Quantum Fuel’s electrification division, appoints Kazarinoff as CEO

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XL, a growing provider of vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, made two significant announcements designed to capitalize on the company’s current momentum and position the business for rapid, sustainable growth in 2020 and beyond. First, on 4 October, XL acquired the electrification division of Quantum Fuel Systems, an industry leader in alternative fuel systems for the automotive and heavy duty fleet industries.

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Bosch uses pyrotechnics to boost battery safety

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The controlled explosion has been a staple of automotive safety for decades, but the supplier Bosch has found a new way to apply the fundamental technology behind airbag deployment to protect EV and hybrid drivers (and their rescuers) in the event of an accident.

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Navigant Research finds public charger deployments are encouraging plug-in EV adoption

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According to a new report from Navigant Research, although the business model is in question, analyses indicate public charger deployments are positively affecting PEV adoption. The report analyzes the relationship between public charger deployment and plug-in EV (PEV) demand, providing an overview of upcoming industry innovations and ways industry stakeholders can speed the PEV industry development cycle.

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EPA issues supplemental proposal for renewable fuels volumes

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On Tuesday, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking seeking additional comment on the recently proposed rule to establish the cellulosic biofuel, advanced biofuel, and total renewable fuel volumes for 2020 and the biomass-based diesel volume for 2021 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.

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Morris electric van, Aptera in-wheel motors, Toyota LQ concept, testing Plaid: Today’s Car News

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It’s a morning of returns. The British brand Morris is back with an all-electric, carbon-fiber vehicle. The Aptera three-wheeled car is back with in-wheel motor tech. And Tesla has returned to Germany’s Nürburgring.

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European Commission opens investigation into proposed public support for Samsung SDI battery plant in Hungary

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The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Hungary's plans to grant €108 million of public support to Samsung SDI for investing in the expansion of its battery cell production facility in Göd (Hungary) is in line with EU rules on regional State aid. Public investment is important to foster economic growth in disadvantaged regions in Europe.

Classic Morris marque returns with a futuristic commercial EV concept

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When Morris introduced the J-type van in 1948, it took Europe by storm, becoming one of the most ubiquitous delivery vehicles east of the Atlantic Ocean. In 2019, the newly reconstituted Morris Commercial wants to do it again, only with a twist. This is the Morris JE, and as its name suggests, it's a new take on the classic commercial van.

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Researchers design a solution for traffic management that helps reduce jams and pollution in cities

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A team of researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and the Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III (France) have developed a system that is capable of managing the entire traffic of a city, which will help to prevent traffic jams, while reducing the driving times of vehicles and pollution levels.

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BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe arrives to tackle the CLA

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Say hello to the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe

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2020 Honda Jazz goes hybrid

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The next-gen Honda Jazz has been previewed in the form of a teaser pic ahead of its reveal at the Toyko Motor Show next week

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