Mon.Oct 07, 2019

Aptera partners with Elaphe for in-wheel-motor technology

Green Car Congress

The rebooted Aptera Motors has teamed with Elaphe Propulsion Technologies on a long-range, volume production electric vehicle powered by in-wheel motors.

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The most important electric cars for 2020

Green Car Reports

Electric-car debuts continue apace for 2020, and not one on our list feels like a rush job from any of their respective automakers. That’s because mainstream electric cars have become deliberate automobiles themselves.

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Study finds damage due to premature mortality from PM2.5 decreased >20% from 2008 to 2014

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In a new study of PM 2.5 related damages, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Stanford have found that, US-economy-wide, gross external damage (GED) due to premature mortality has decreased by more than 20% from 2008 to 2014.

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Anheuser-Busch and Frito-Lay expand electric truck plans

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Your beer and chips just got greener—and no, it's not St. Patrick's Day. That's the case in California, at least, where Anheuser-Busch and Frito-Lay both announced plans this week to replace diesel-powered logistics vehicles with electric trucks.

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Volvo Cars and Geely intend to merge their combustion engine operations

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Volvo Cars and Geely intend to merge their existing combustion engine operations into a stand-alone business in order to establish a new global supplier that will seek to develop next generation combustion engines and hybrid powertrains.

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2020 Honda Fit Hybrid with two-motor system likely for Japan and Europe, not the U.S.

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Honda has revealed that it’s planning to install its two-motor hybrid system in the upcoming fourth-generation version of its Fit small hatchback, which will be first shown at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show later this month.

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Hyundai CRADLE invests in Netradyne; 350+ million miles of road data for HD mapping development

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Hyundai CRADLE, Hyundai Motor Company’s corporate venturing and open innovation business, is investing in Netradyne, a US-based intelligent technology company specializing in fleet safety management software. The partnership supports further development of Level 3+ Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (L3+ ADAS) and Autonomous Driving (AD) features that may launch over the next few years.

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Lufthansa to use Neste sustainable aviation fuel blends on flights departing from Frankfurt

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Neste, the world’s leading renewable fuel producer, and Lufthansa are strengthening their collaboration regarding the development of renewable solutions for aviation. As part of the collaboration, Lufthansa will use Neste’s sustainable aviation fuel blended with fossil jet fuel on flights departing from Frankfurt. The first batch of sustainable aviation fuel was delivered to Lufthansa earlier this year.

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2020 Honda Fit Hybrid with two-motor system likely for Japan and Europe, not the US

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Honda has revealed that it’s planning to install its two-motor hybrid system in the upcoming fourth-generation version of its Fit small hatchback, which will be first shown at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show later this month.

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UK researchers show 20mph zones effective in reducing road casualties

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A review of published evidence by a team of researchers in the UK has found 20mph zones to be effective in reducing the number and severity of traffic collisions and casualties. The research, published in the Journal of Transport and Health provides important evidence to support the implementation of 20mph speed zones across the UK and Europe.

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Audi A8 plug-in hybrid drive review, Honda Fit Hybrid, most important EVs of 2020: Today’s Car News

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The Honda Fit is getting a hybrid version, but not in the U.S. Several big companies are electrifying their heavy trucks in California. Going driverless might not mean cutting pollution or congestion. And We run through the most important electric cars of 2020.

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Miami-Dade purchases 33 Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses and Proterra charging systems; largest EV bus order on East Coast

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Miami-Dade, Florida, has agreed to purchase 33, 40-foot Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses with DuoPower drivetrain technology and up to 75 plug-in Proterra chargers. With 33 electric buses and charging systems, Miami-Dade represents the largest electric bus order on the East Coast. Deploying battery-electric buses is one of the best actions we can take to improve our environment and our community’s public health.

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Cute, crazy, compact: Why the best concepts always come out of Japan

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Japan has built its brilliant engineering reputation on miniaturisation

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