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Volkswagen bringing 48V MHEV to eight-generation Golf

Green Car Congress

The eighth-generation of the bestselling Volkswagen Golf bestseller will feature a 48V mild hybrid electric drive system. In 2018, Volkswagen announced at the Vienna Motor Symposium that it would make the innovative low-voltage concept accessible to a broad public.

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Battery supplies, Mercedes-Benz EQC review, CARB’s potential pushback: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

What U.S. state wants to charge $1,000 per year for registering an electric vehicle? Which vehicle brand said no to a future that retires the internal combustion engine? And what might California’s regulatory agency be considering in response to upcoming Trump Administration moves?

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UW Madison, ExxonMobil researchers convert alcohols to diesel-range ethers and olefins

Green Car Congress

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The Mini at 60

Green Cars News

Ego has a lot to answer for in the creation of the original Mini, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year

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SMUD to invest up to $15M in California Mobility Center; electric and autonomous vehicle technologies

Green Car Congress

The SMUD (Sacramento Municipal Utility District) Board of Directors formally approved its Founding Membership in the California Mobility Center , including an initial investment of $5 million to establish the Center. An additional $10 million will be made available once matching funds are committed by other partners.

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SEAT reduces waste by 34% since 2010, expects to achieve 60% reduction by 2025

Green Car Congress

Since 2010, SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, has improved its production-related environmental footprint by 34% on average with measures to emit less CO 2 and fewer volatile organic compounds, generate less waste and consume less water and energy. Over the next few months, the company will implement measures designed to reduce production waste by up to 60% in the next six years.

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