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Buick launches electric VELITE 6 MAV in China

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Buick has launched the VELITE 6 MAV electric vehicle in China. As Buick’s first global all-electric vehicle and SAIC-GM’s first electric vehicle for the mass market, the VELITE 6 MAV (which stands for Multi-Activity Vehicle) integrates GM and SAIC’s resources and advanced technology in new energy and connected vehicles. It represents the latest application of the Buick Blue strategy. The VELITE 6 is based on the VELITE concept new energy vehicle unveiled in November 2016.

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@LATimes Editorial Staff Overcome by Jet Fuel Fumes From LAX & VOCs From Chevron Refinery #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Tesla launches battery recycling at Nevada Gigafactory

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In its latest environmental impact statement, Tesla announced that it will open its own battery recycling facility. Tesla has been recycling batteries made at the factory using third-party recyclers. Now, as the earliest Model Ses reach 7 years old, and the company is starting to receive some batteries back after use in those early cars, it's. Battery recycling lithium batteries

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Vanagon Syncro EV Conversion

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I have an ‘87 VW Vanagon Syncro. I’ve done three petrol engine swaps and am ready to try electric. A Syncro is AWD and has rear engine space available

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Toyota premieres Toyota-brand battery electric vehicles ahead of 2020 China launch

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Toyota premiered its C-HR and IZOA battery electric vehicles (BEVs) as part of its activities on the opening day of Auto Shanghai 2019. The C-HR and IZOA will be the first battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) to launch in China under the Toyota brand. Sales on the new models are slated to start from 2020. C-HR / IZOA EV.

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Hey United Healthcare CEO, Dave Wichmann, We Are Done Bending Over & Coughing For You, So Take Your Finger Out Of America’s Ass #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Nano Flowcell Quantino covers 218,000 miles on flow batteries

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Absent from last month's Geneva auto show, and largely absent from recent discussions of electric car progress, have been Swiss NanoFlowcell and its flow-battery technology. Last week the company revealed that it has covered 218,000 test miles (350,000 kilometers) in its Quantino 48Volt test car, 125,000 on the road and 93,000 in a test lab. flow cell Quant flow batteries

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Fiat pays CARB $6.4M penalty for diesel emissions violations

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The California Air Resources Board announced a settlement with Fiat Powertrain Technologies Industrial S.p.A for emissions-related violations affecting nearly 2,000 on-road and off-road diesel engines. The settlement includes a mandatory recall of affected vehicles and $6.4 million in penalties. The enforcement case began after the company informed CARB in 2015 that it had made unapproved repairs and modifications to CARB-certified on-road engines.

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@LATimes Ain’t Winning No Pulitzers For Their Failed Climate Crisis Coverage. I Can Smell El Segundo Burning Today #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus vs. 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Which electric car is best?

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We’re a long way from peak electric car, but we’ve finally left base camp. Big strides in battery capacity mean that picking between the 238-mile 2019 Chevy Bolt EV and the recently boosted 226-mile 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus comes down to a dozen miles of range. After a week behind the wheel of both electric cars, I’m not sure there

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Energy system of the future – Orkney Scotland

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Orkney is an archipelago that lies off the northeastern coast of Scotland. It comprises 70 islands, 17 of which are inhabited. It is steeped in history with a Viking presence dating back to the 8th century.

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RoboSense launches Smart Sensor System at Shanghai Auto Show

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RoboSense has teamed up with partners Horizon Robotics, Cainiao Network, Sensible 4, and AutoX to launch the Smart Sensor System (SSS) designed for four key smart transportation vehicle applications: autonomous passenger cars; low-speed autonomous vehicles; high-speed RoboTaxis; and V2R (Vehicle to Road infrastructure).

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Front Page Bread & Circus From El Segundo’s @LATimes Buries Most Urgent News Readers Need. E-Sports Promoter @DrPatSoonShiong Continues Campaign To Focus On Distractive Entertainment As Livable Climate Collapses #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Front Page News? Not in 2019 it ain’t. On what planet is this following story NOT Front Page News? On the planet where Chevron’s toxic fumes and jet exhaust from LAX make editors and reporters loopy. Bread & Circus climate change Climate Emergency environment greenwashing News Truth & Reality El Segundo Los Angeles Times

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Karma presents its electric-car vision to China and vies for partners

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Karma Automotive doesn't have just one vision for its future. It has three. The Southern California automaker unveiled a trio of new vehicles at the Shanghai auto show this week, ranging from a near-production look of the next version of the Karma Revero to a fanciful concept called the SC1. The third, a design experiment done in partnership with. Shanghai Auto Show plug-in cars Karma Revero Karma Automotive

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Guide to Formula E

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The real world of Formula E: From embryo to endurance

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Gasoline direct injection was the most widely adopted emerging fuel saving technology in 2018: 51%

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Manufacturers have been adopting technologies that improve the efficiency of light-duty vehicles and allow them to achieve greater fuel economy. Of all the emerging technologies, gasoline direct injection (GDI) has seen the highest level of adoption among manufacturers, reaching 51% for the 2018 model year, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). Eight of the largest manufacturers installed GDI in more than 75% of the vehicles they produced, with several near or at 100%.

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Clueless El Segundo Newspaper @LATimes Continues To Ballwash Oil Industry By Deleting #ClimateEmergency From PR Piece For Chevron. @DrPatSoonShiong Desperately Needs A Climate Change Editor #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Step aside, Boomers: New electric-car buyers in Northeast may be Millennials

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A new survey of Northeastern drivers suggests the demographics of future electric-car buyers in that region may evolve from the Baby Boomers who’ve bought most of them so far to Millennial buyers who see them as an inevitable part of a tech-focused lifestyle. Released Thursday at the New York Auto Show, the survey showed that at least some

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BMW i8: long term test review

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BMW i8: long term test review

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Toyota introduces new 2020 Highlander and hybrid at New York International Auto Show; TNGA-K platform

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Toyota introduced the next-generation three-row 2020 Highlander SUV at the New York International Auto Show. Arriving in Toyota dealerships in winter, the Highlander gasoline model will arrive in December 2019 and the Highlander Hybrid will make its way to customers in February 2020. Just as the first RAV4 launched the compact crossover SUV segment 22 years ago, the original Highlander redefined the midsize family SUV when it arrived in 2001.

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Self Replicating Carbon Capture & Storage Device Revealed

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Breaking news! Today we learned of a self replicating, carbon capture and storage device. It can be fully recycled and has secondary uses in the building, horticultural and farming sectors. It is claimed to increase crop yields when strategically positioned.

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Epic electric road trip: After 3 years and 33 countries, it's a wrap

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Wiebe Wakker took one very long drive in an electric car—for a total of 1119 days, covering 59,000 miles and traversing portions of 33 countries on the way from the Netherlands to Australia. It was, by just about any standard, an epic road trip. Wakker reached Sydney last Sunday, April 7, and was welcomed with a parade of EVs, across the. road trips youtube sustainability Green Life

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Cost of running an electric car

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Analysis on running an electric car today

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ZF introducing new 170 kW electric drive with functional safety for commercial vehicles

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ZF is introducing a new electric central drive for buses and medium-duty trucks. Developed in China, with future production planned there, the new unit is designed to meet the particular conditions of the Chinese market and the requirements of vehicle manufacturers there. The new electric central drive was developed by a local ZF development team to meet the specific requirements of the Chinese market in terms of safety, performance and cost-effectiveness.

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Top five tips to cure car sickness this Easter

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Easter is the perfect catalyst for instigating stomach churning bouts of cars sickness

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Sales of electric cars droop so far this year, amid Tesla issues

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By any measure, sales of plug-in cars had a bad first quarter. Even with the addition of a couple of compelling new models, total sales of cars with plugs, led by Tesla, dropped from 101,338 in the final quarter last year to 92,210 in the first quarter of 2019. In fairness, the fourth quarter of any year, with the holidays and end-of-year. plug-in cars

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Audi e-tron

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Audi e-tron Video Review

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DOE to award up to $100M for future coal plants in Coal FIRST initiative

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) intends to provide up to $100 million in awards ( DE-FOA-0002116 ) for the Coal FIRST (Flexible, Innovative, Resilient, Small, and Transformative) initiative (announced in November 2018), which aims to develop coal plants of the future that will provide secure, stable, reliable power with near-zero emissions. In 2017, coal was the second-largest energy source for electricity generation in the United States.

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Top five things we learned this week

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This week we’ve learned that it’s very difficult to avoid Game of Thrones spoilers when your job involves posting content on social media

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Canadian non-profit offers purchase incentive for used EVs

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Perhaps the quickest way to get more buyers into electric cars would be to make them cheaper. And now a Canadian non-profit aims to do that, by applying an incentive to the most affordable cars—used cars. Ontario-based Plug'n Drive announced last week that it will offer a rebate of 1,099 Canadian dollars (US$747) on the purchase of a. Incentives and Rebates

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ULEZ is a step in the right direction but still allows dirty diesels in the capital

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The launch of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London today is a welcome step towards cleaning up urban air quality

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Northwestern/Princeton study explores air quality impacts of aggressive conversion to EVs

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Researchers from Northwestern University and Princeton University have explored the impact on US air quality from an aggressive conversion of internal combustion vehicles to battery-powered electric vehicles (EVs). In a paper published in the journal Atmospheric Environment , they report on the findings from a suite of scenarios designed to quantify the effect of both the magnitude of EV market penetration and the source of electricity generation used to power them.

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Top five car Easter eggs

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With Easter just around the corner, your children may be bothering you about the fact that they only have one Milky Bar Easter egg and that they demand you take them on an Easter egg hunt to boost their chocolate-haul for over the school holidays

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Mercedes-Benz EQC Edition 1886 electric SUV kicks off a new era

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Against the bustling backdrop of the New York auto show, Mercedes-Benz introduced a vehicle that it says celebrates its humble roots—in 1886, when Karl Benz is credited with inventing the first automobile. The Mercedes-Benz EQC 1886 Edition is positioned to show off the extensive range of features offered in this new fully electric model. New York Auto Show Mercedes EQ

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Electric and hybrid cars the UK’s least-depreciating models

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What Car? found electrified vehicles retain 47 per cent of their value on average after three years and 30,000 miles

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Volkswagen ID. R using Formula 1 DRS for optimal aerodynamics for Nürburgring run

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Volkswagen is tackling the Nürburgring-Nordschleife this year instead of Pikes Peak with its electric ID. R racer. Because of this change in course—a race track instead of a hill climb, full-throttle sections instead of hair-pins—Volkswagen is focusing on the development of the aerodynamics. Volkswagen ID. R in the wind tunnel.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS: Flagship SUV gets a refresh

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The all-new Mercedes GLS SUV has been revealed at the New York Motor Show

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