December, 2020

Toyota moves closer to production with next-generation fuel cell technology for heavy-duty trucks; new Mirai system

Green Car Congress

Toyota’s next generation fuel cell electric technology is now powering a new set of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E: Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2021 finalist

Green Car Reports

The idea of applying the Mustang’s pony car heritage to Ford’s first widely available electric vehicle, the Mach-E, might seem like sacrilege to some, or the smartest product decision of the decade to others.

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2020 EV Charging Infrastructure Best-in-Test: Rating the DC fast charging user experience

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If EVs are to replace fossil-fuel vehicles, they need to be able to make long highway trips, which means that DC fast charging needs to be reliable, convenient, affordable and ubiquitous.

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Why EV charging should be on your 2021 ‘To-Do List’

EV Box

At EVBox, we’re looking forward to a new year full of opportunities to accelerate the shift to electric transportation across the globe. And what kind of opportunities do we expect to see coming down the pike? Infrastructure

2020 83

Apple iCar: The Next Big Thing?

The Truth About Cars

Apple has targeted 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include proprietary self-driving and battery technologies, according to Reuters. Project Titan, The iPad creator’s automotive effort, started in 2014 with the goal of Apple designing its own vehicle.

2020 82

Ford adds high performance Mustang Mach-E to range

Discover EV

Ford has announced that it is adding a range-topping GT Performance version of its Mustang Mach-E to the line-up. Boasting 21bhp more than the regular GT, the Performance Edition takes the car's dynamic abilities up a level whilst still offering a respectable driving range

2020 83

LME copper prices hit 7-year high

Green Car Congress

On 4 December 2020, the LME cash price hit its highest level since March 2013, closing at US$7,742/t. (By By 10 December, that dropped back to $7,712/t.) Copper has charted an unlikely trajectory through 2020, notes Roskill.

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Volkswagen ID.3

EVIOM

I was invited to take a test drive in the new Volkswagen ID.3 that Jacksons have at their dealership here on the island as a demonstration vehicle. I was greeted by Matthew Jones who had arranged the test drive.

2020 80

Driving on sunshine

Plug in America

Winter solstice has swept in , and me and my electric vehicle (EV) are taking another trip around the sun—on sunshine! . My ex and I got solar at home on his birthday in 2002, then our first EV, the RAV4, a couple months later, on the winter solstice.

2020 79

Hyundai Ends Kona EV Sales in South Korea

The Truth About Cars

Hyundai Motor Company will end sales of its best-selling electric vehicle, the Kona EV, after a series of fires and faulty braking systems prompted mass recalls in South Korea.

The AC Cobra Superblower goes electric

Discover EV

AC unveils new Cobra Series 4 electric

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Oxford team directly converts CO2 to jet fuel using iron-based catalysts

Green Car Congress

Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a method to convert CO 2 directly into aviation fuel using a novel, inexpensive iron-based catalyst.

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First Drive Review: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV redefines the pony car

Green Car Reports

About 30 minutes into my first time behind the wheel of the Mustang Mach-E this past weekend, a simple gut-check moment revealed much: How and why it picks up on Mustang lineage doesn’t ultimately matter. It’s a fantastic-driving car.

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Can the Coronavirus crisis be an opportunity for change? Can we create a greener economy?

Go Ultra Low

On Saturday 12 December, the UK and UN will host the Climate Ambition Summit to encourage world leaders to come together to urgently tackle climate change.

2020 69

Bishop Ranch shows companies a path to EV charging

EV Box

Thirty-six miles east of San Francisco, an innovative office-and-retail destination called Bishop Ranch is using electric vehicle charging to lead its tenants, visitors, and region into the electrified future. Sustainability

Are EV Batteries an Environmental Hot Mess?

The Truth About Cars

Are EV batteries an environmental hazard? The European Commission (EC) is proposing stricter regulations on EV battery sustainability.

2020 78

2020 Audi e-tron Sportback 55 quattro review

Discover EV

The e-tron Sportback joins the UK line?up up alongside the original e?tron tron SUV but is its Coupé-inspired design and sporting bias worth the extra money

2020 78

Achates opposed-piston 3-cylinder 10.6L diesel emissions meet 2027 EPA, CA requirements

Green Car Congress

Achates Power’s innovative 3-cylinder, 10.6L opposed-piston heavy-duty diesel engine has achieved performance results that comply with pending 2027 requirements of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California to reduce sharply emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO x ).

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Toyota EV with solid-state batteries: 10-minute full charge, prototype reportedly due in 2021

Green Car Reports

Toyota hopes to be the first automaker to launch an electric car with solid-state batteries, aiming to unveil a prototype next year, ahead of a production launch relatively soon after that, Nikkei Asia reported Thursday.

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Real-life review: Driving to Aberystwyth in a Tesla Model 3

Green Cars News

It’s probably the perfect journey and one that I have made a few times over the last year since my son started at Aberystwyth University

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The story you tell when you offer EV charging

EV Box

The decision to add EV charging stations at your location is not just about hardware — how many charging stations to buy or where to put them.

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Mach-E Delivers Everything but the Mustang

The Truth About Cars

The first Mach-E delivery took place yesterday, according to macheclub.com. Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford in Dallas, Texas was the dealership, and the vehicle was a California Route 1 Mach-E in white.

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Classic Range Rover get Lunaz electric conversion

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Classic Range Rover get Lunaz electric conversion

2020 78

Toshiba develops new magnetic material that delivers improved motor energy conversion efficiency

Green Car Congress

Toshiba Corporation has developed a new magnetic material with characteristics that deliver major improvements in motor efficiency at minimum cost, and with the potential to win significant reductions in power consumption.

2020 390

Electric self-driving Apple car reportedly to use next-level battery tech in 2024

Green Car Reports

Apple is planning to launch an electric car in 2024 with radical new battery tech, Reuters reported Monday.

2020 164

Case study: Why leasing made sense for petrolhead Josh

Green Cars News

Josh Hawtin just got his rapid Seat Cupra 290 delivered and is loving the responsiveness and excitement of the car’s capabilities in track mode through its FWD system

2020 63

E-bikes elevate your riding experience

Plug in America

E-bikes are just like a traditional bicycle, but with an electric motor. The rider can control how much electric power they want using pedal assist, which is a mode to help you pedal faster and easier. Generally, e-bike power ranges from 250 to 900 watts with an average maximum speed of 28 mph.

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Go from parking lot to next-gen mobility hub with EV charging

EV Box

An electric revolution is transforming the way people drive, fuel up, and park. No one will be more impacted by the societal shift from gas cars to electric vehicles than owners and operators of commercial parking facilities. Infrastructure

2020 61

2020 Vauxhall Corsa-e review

Discover EV

If you’re considering making the switch to an EV, the Vauxhall Corsa-e boasts decent range, impressive technology and an ease of use and familiarity that will appeal to those who are also a little risk-averse

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IRENA sees renewable hydrogen at least cost-possible within decade

Green Car Congress

Hydrogen produced with renewable electricity could compete on costs with fossil fuel alternatives by 2030, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

2020 386

Aptera solar car claimed to need no charging starts at $25,900, arrives in 2021

Green Car Reports

Aptera Motors now claims its updated electric three-wheeler will be able to run entirely on solar power, with no charging required for daily use. Our built-in solar array keeps your battery pack topped off and anywhere you want to go, you just go," Aptera co-founder Chris Anthony said in a statement.

2020 163

My EV Story: Shaun Windsor – Tesla Model 3

Go Ultra Low

With significantly cheaper running costs and over 100 models to choose from, it’s easy to see why drivers like Shaun Windsor are making the switch to electric vehicles in 2020.

2020 60

Review: Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

Green Cars News

It’s often said amongst motoring circles that one can’t be a true petrolhead until they’ve owned an Alfa Romeo

2020 59

Global Top 20 November 2020

EV Sales

Models: Small EVs shine in Record month After a rough start of the year, the second half of 2020 has become a records fest, after a record September, last month brought another record score, with over 400.000 units, and expect December to perform yet another record, maybe above 500,000 registrations.

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Subaru confirms electric SUV for Europe

Discover EV

Subaru will bring an all-electric SUV to Europe before 2025

2020 77

NACFE releases guidance report on hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty trucks

Green Car Congress

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) released its latest Guidance Report , Making Sense of Heavy-Duty Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractors. Almost every day there is a new announcement about hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks.

2020 386

Survey: 7 out of 10 Americans see an EV in the future, want more vehicle choices and charging

Green Car Reports

Seven out of 10 drivers in United States expressed at least some interest in getting an electric car in the future, but charging infrastructure and upfront pricing remain obstacles, according to a new Consumer Reports survey.

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