July, 2019

Flying first class on a single domestic round trip can contribute more greenhouse gas emissions than a year of driving

Green Car Congress

by Michael Sivak. This analysis examined the effect of flight distance on greenhouse gas emissions per passenger, and compared emissions from flying different distances with annual emissions from driving. Greenhouse gas emissions were examined for 17 nonstop flights with round-trip distances ranging from 131 miles to 19,040 miles.

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El Segundo’s @LATimes Looking Through Wrong End Of Telescope To Find This Answer To Why Their Readers Don’t Make #ClimateCrisis A Higher Priority Topic. Is The Paper With No Dedicated Climate Reporters/Editors Really This Clueless? #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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climate change Climate Emergency environment fossil fuels News Truth & Reality #CampaignOfSilence El Segundo Los Angeles Times

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Electric Car Conversion Kits

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Wondering where the best places are to get electric car conversion kits? Here are a few of my favorites

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With portable EV fast chargers, could backup juice be as easy as pizza delivery?

Green Car Reports

Cross the ubiquity of ordering a pizza with the form factor (and weight) of a backup “jerry can” of fuel and you’re close to what it seems the startup SparkCharge is attempting to produce with its new modular charging system. SparkCharge is a startup that won the top $1 million prize at the 43North pitch competition in 2018. charging Fast Charging Startups

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Re-charging at Ufford Park

EV Driver

It’s been a little while since we last sat down and chatted to a #gamechanger for our Blog - so it’s high time we heard from someone who is working for a greener planet again! This month we had the pleasure of sitting down with Max Moussa, the manager of Ufford Park Hotel in Melton.

Conquering range anxiety

Discover EV

We speak with BMW i Andretti Motorsport Formula E racing driver Alexander Sims for his tips on getting the most range out of an EV, deduced from his on-track and off-track experience of driving electric cars

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Great Wall Motor battery offshoot SVOLT premieres Li-ion battery lineup, targeting EVs

Green Car Congress

New battery company SVOLT Energy Technology Co. Ltd, whose precursor was the Battery Business Unit of Great Wall Motor Co. Ltd, introduced its cobalt-free lithium-ion battery cell (NMx) and four-element lithium-ion battery cell (NCMA). SVOLT product roadmap.

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Make My Electric Ranchero Conversion with Solar Panels, Please

Electric Cars are for Girls

I want to convert my 1969 Ranchero GT to electric with solar panels as well to recharge on go or without a charging station. Hi, Ronald - The picture

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Electric Ford F-150 prototype shown towing a freight train

Green Car Reports

In Ford's first official tease of an all-electric F-150, released Tuesday—with a video here—a test mule is shown towing more than a million pounds. The prototype electric F-150 pickup pulled ten double-decker rail cars, weighing that amount, a distance of 1,000 feet. Then Ford loaded those cars up with 42 gas-powered F-150s

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Ford Makes Good on the Promise of an All Electric F-150

Atlanta EV DC

Ford F-150 Electric Prototype Tows 1.25

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New MINI Electric breaks cover

Discover EV

Almost exactly a year after MINI released initial sketches of an EV version at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, details have finally been revealed about its long-anticipated electric model

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Fort Worth buying four New Flyer electric buses for new zero-emission route

Green Car Congress

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (Trinity Metro) has awarded New Flyer a contract for four heavy-duty, thirty-five-foot Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric buses. The zero-emission buses (ZEBs) support a new route called The Dash, a zero-emission service connecting Downtown Fort Worth with its Cultural District and utilizing Trinity Metro’s first all- electric buses.

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Diesel Hybrid Electric Pickup Conversion Possible?

Electric Cars are for Girls

I have a 2007 Ford F250 crew cab with a diesel powertrain and four wheel drive. I would like to do either a hybrid CNG or hybrid electric conversion

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"Big Daddy" drag racer Don Garlits sets electric dragster record

Green Car Reports

On the 50th anniversary of mankind's first moon landing, last Saturday, another kind of new record hit the electric car community. Legendary drag-racer Don Garlits, who was setting racing records before the moon landing, set two new speed records in an electric dragster in the quarter mile, one for a time of 7.235 seconds, and the other for a trap

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China EV maker Seres adjusts U.S. plan to fit reality

China EV

Several Chinese EV makers have recently scaled back their U.S. market plans. One, Seres Automotive , at least has a Plan B, its new co-CEO Jim Taylor tells ChinaEV. It aims to be both a contract manufacturer at its U.S. plant and a supplier of electric vehicle drive train technology. Launching an electric vehicle in the U.S. is on hold for now, he says.

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2019 Volkswagen e-Golf review

Discover EV

If you’re looking to make that first step into EV territory the e-Golf should be a car that works for most people

2019 76

Honda releases more technical detail about Honda e EV

Green Car Congress

Honda has released more technical details about the upcoming Honda e urban EV. The Honda e is equipped with a high-power electric motor delivering up to approximately 150PS (110 kW) and torque in excess of 300 N·m. The 35.5 kWh battery in the Honda e is one of the most compact in its class, contributing to an exceptional balance of low weight, fast-charging capability of 80% in 30 minutes, and a range of more than 200 km (124 miles), suited for every day urban commuting.

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July 2019 Metro Atlanta Electric Vehicle Headlines

Atlanta EV DC

FCA Putting $788 Million Behind New 500 EV, Small Battery Platform

The Truth About Cars

Fiat Chrysler will invest $788 million to build a production line for the new 500 electric, according to the company’s European CFO Pietro Gorlier. An extension of automaker’s plan to to dump 5 billion euros ($5.6

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How much would 100 percent renewable energy really cost?

Green Car Reports

Democratic presidential candidates talked hardly at all in the debates late last month about the Green New Deal, a proposal in Congress, to, among other things convert America's electric power completely to renewable sources. Americans have shown broad support for such a transition. What's been left unaddressed—and which many candidates. global warming renewable energy

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Toyota and BYD–China NEV regs make for interesting bedfellows

China EV

BYD has long been loathe to share its battery technology with other automakers. Of course, some would say that is not a huge loss as BYD doesn’t have the best battery technology around. There have been rumblings of change at BYD of late, however. When I interviewed BYD Auto Sales Co.

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2019 MG ZS EV press launch

Discover EV

MG says it is doing its bit to help improve air pollution with what they deem to be the first affordable electric family car. We drive the brand new MG ZS EV to find out more

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ZF presents new electric 2-speed drive for passenger cars

Green Car Congress

ZF has introduced a new 2-speed electric drive for passenger cars that integrates an advanced electric motor with a shift element and appropriate power electronics. The improvement in energy conversion efficiency compared to previous e-drives extends the driving range for each battery charge. The compact design also makes this new drive system of interest for passenger cars in the compact class.

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Tesla Q2 19 Earnings Call Is it all Gloom and Doom?

Atlanta EV DC

July 25, 2019 – As I listened to a fairly subdued Q2 earnings call last night, I felt almost a sense of helplessness on the part of a very tired and subdued sounding CEO Elon Musk.

Another Study Shows Consumers Hesitant to Embrace Mobility

The Truth About Cars

With automakers investing heavily into the development of electrified and autonomous vehicles, it might seem there is a gigantic consumer base ready and raring to go out and buy them. But every study we’ve encountered suggests the exact opposite.

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Tesla to improve city Autopilot driving with major software update

Green Car Reports

Tesla is due to deliver the next major version of its vehicle software, Version 10, starting next month, and it will include some significant upgrades to its Autopilot driver-assistance suite. CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter over the weekend that the new software will do a better job of recognizing stop signs and traffic lights in cities and. Tesla Autopilot

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How does the Nissan Leaf e-Pedal work? Is it any good?

Green Cars News

How does the Nissan Leaf e-Pedal work? Is it any good

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Government pumps £37m into charging solutions

Discover EV

With the recent pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050, the UK government has announced new funding for research into charging infrastructure

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US used vehicle sales are more than double the number of new vehicle sales

Green Car Congress

In the US, the used light-duty vehicle market is more than twice the size of the new light-duty vehicle market for each year shown. Used vehicle sales for 2018 were 40.2 million vehicles, while new vehicle sales were 17.2 million. Used vehicle sales include pre-owned vehicles sold by dealerships, franchises, independent used vehicle dealers, and private party transactions. Behavior Market Background

2019 292

Virtual Car Sharing Combines Telepresence Robots and Autonomous Vehicles

Cars That Think

5G connectivity and a remotely projected human help autonomous vehicles be safer and more flexible. transportation transportation/self-driving

2019 56

Mini Introduces New Cooper SE Electric with Lackluster Range

The Truth About Cars

A few short years ago, there were very few players in the electric vehicle marketplace, with cars like the first-generation Leaf topping out with 73 miles of range.

2019 52

Next-generation Fiat 500e electric car arrives for Europe in 2020

Green Car Reports

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced plans to build up to 80,000 copies of a new electric Fiat 500 at the company's Mirafiori, Italy, factory starting in 2020. The company's chief operating officer for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Pietro Gorlier, told Reuters earlier this month that the new 500 will be a dedicated electric car. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

2019 103

Can the lightweight Vauxhall Corsa become a supermini heavyweight?

Green Cars News

The Vauxhall Corsa is an easy car to overlook

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Next-generation Fiat 500 to be EV only

Discover EV

It's been with us in its current shape for nearly 15 years, but the familiar cheeky face of the Fiat 500 is set to be completely redesigned. It will also go on sale only as an EV

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Continental to begin series production of new integrated electric axle drive this year

Green Car Congress

Continental is presenting its third generation of electric powertrains at the IAA 2019, with the new, very high-performance, light and compact axle drive set to take to the roads in various electric models from several Chinese and European manufacturers later this year. Highly integrated means that the new high-voltage drive combines electric motor, power electronics and reduction gear in a single housing.

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If Navigation Apps Don’t Alleviate Congestion—Could City-Wide Traffic Software Help?

Cars That Think

Traffic software providers Mobi and Axilion have taken two very different approaches to solving the world’s congestion crisis. transportation transportation/infrastructure

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