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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.

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The Purge Is On! All Crime Now Legal…If Trump Commits It #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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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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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.

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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.

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

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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Buick launches electric VELITE 6 MAV in China

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Buick has launched the VELITE 6 MAV electric vehicle in China.

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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.

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Why the Shanghai Motor Show is so important for the UK

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Predicting the future is about as inexact a science as you can possibly dream up

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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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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).

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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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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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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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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.

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TriMet puts first Xcelsior CHARGE electric bus into operation; powered by Portland General Electric renewable energy

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New Flyer of America Inc. congratulated the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) as it welcomed its first battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE transit bus.

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Daimler takes minority stake in Sila Nanotechnologies; next-generation lithium-ion battery materials

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Daimler AG has acquired a minority equity stake in US battery material specialist Sila Nanotechnologies Inc. Sila Nano) ( earlier post ) as part of Daimler’s research and development activities in support of electromobility.

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Audi gives S5 models their first diesel and 48V MHEV systems; performance and efficiency

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For the first time, the Audi S5 Coupé/Sportback has a V6 diesel under the hood. The 3.0 TDI engine in the S5 Coupé and the S5 Sportback produces 255 kW (347 hp) and delivers up to 700 N·m (516.3 lb-ft) of torque between 2,500 and 3,100 rpm.

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Audi unveils AI:ME self-driving EV concept at Shanghai

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At Auto Shanghai 2019, Audi is introducing the Audi AI:ME, an electric showcar offering compact dimensions, a spacious, futuristic interior, and the ability to drive autonomously at level 4. The Audi AI:ME offers a broad range of high-tech features for communication, entertainment, or relaxation.

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BYD introducing second-generation battery-electric yard tractor

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Genesis reveals Mint Concept electric city car

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Genesis revealed the Mint Concept ahead of the opening of the 2019 New York International Auto Show. The Mint Concept is a battery-electric luxury car for the city, with a new vehicle typology featuring organic design and an innovative interior user experience.

2019 106

UCSD researchers improve method to recycle and renew used cathodes from Li-ion batteries via eutectic molten salts

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Researchers at the University of California San Diego have improved their recycling process that regenerates degraded cathodes from spent lithium-ion batteries.

Dalian team develops new process to synthesize gasoline- and jet-range blendstocks from PET waste

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Researchers from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics in China have selectively synthesized gasoline- and jet-fuel range C 7 -C 8 cycloalkanes and aromatics by the methanolysis of poly(ethyleneterephthalate) (PET) waste, followed by the solvent-free hydrogenation and hydrodeoxygenation (HDO).

2019 106

U-M study: Induced driving miles could overwhelm potential energy-saving benefits of connected, self-driving cars

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The benefits of connected, self-driving cars (CAVs) will likely induce vehicle owners to drive more, and those extra miles could partially or completely offset the potential energy-saving benefits that automation may provide, according to a new University of Michigan study.

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China to contribute more than half of Volkswagen Group’s planned output of 22M BEVs by 2028

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Volkswagen Group China aims to produce more than half (11.6 million) of the group’s global objective of 22 million battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) by 2028.

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VW of America to gauge US appetite for MQB-based Tarok pickup concept at NY show

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Volkswagen of America (VoA) plans to show the Tarok pickup concept for the first time in the US at the New York International Auto Show.

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Lifecycle study finds LNG can reduce shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%

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A lifecycle study by consultancy thinkstep, commissioned by SEALNG and SGMF, has found that greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions of up to 21% are achievable now from LNG as a marine fuel, compared with current oil-based marine fuels, over the entire life-cycle from Well-to-Wake (WtW).

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Mercedes-Benz showcases EQC, announces EQB electric SUVs at Shanghai show, new DENZA PHEV/EV

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At Auto Shanghai 2019, Mercedes-Benz is premiering the close-to-production show car Concept GLB and the Mercedes-AMG A 35 L 4MATIC developed exclusively for China. Alongside the Concept GLB are the battery-powered EQC (electricity consumption combined: 20.8 – 19.7

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