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Daimler Trucks testing truck platooning on public highways in the US

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is testing connected trucks in platooning operations on public roads in the US.

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China electric-car rules to start in 2019; aggressive totals are world's highest

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You may not have heard it happen, but the global automotive industry changed forever on Thursday. China released its plan to require substantial sales of plug-in electric cars by all makers who want to sell in the world's largest car market, and they start in little more than a year. The levels far exceed those required by California, whose. emissions China Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Zero Emission Vehicle regulation new energy vehicles

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Volkswagen Arteon Review: Your questions answered

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Volkswagen Arteon Review: Your questions answered

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PROSUME blockchain-based platform for new peer-to-peer energy models; EV platform

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The PROSUME Energy Foundation has developed a blockchain-based platform to exchange electricity from renewable and fossil sources.

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Anticipating increased demand for EVs, Teijin to support World Solar Challenge

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XL Hybrids introduces the first hybrid electric upfit for Ford F-250 pickups and chassis for commercial fleets

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XL Hybrids will begin production on the new XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System for Model Year 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 pickups in first quarter 2018.

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Eaton Cummins JV unveils 12-speed automated transmission

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Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced the new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission—the lightest, most efficient 1,850 lb-ft (2,508 N·m) capable heavy-duty transmission.

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Honda unveiling new Sports EV Concept at Tokyo Motor Show

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Honda will unveil the new Sports EV Concept at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show in October as part of a broad range of advanced two- and four-wheeled production and concept vehicles.

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GM reveals new-generation ECOTEC 1.0T and 1.3T engines to be launched in China; up to 10% fuel economy improvement

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General Motors revealed its new-generation ECOTEC 1.0T and 1.3T dual injection engines that are being launched in China. The turbocharged engines were developed as a global architecture with the support of GM’s worldwide manufacturing and supply chain networks.

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Efficient Drivetrain collaborates with Master Transportation on first Made-in-Taiwan e-bus; EDI PowerDrive EV 6000

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Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. announced a collaboration with Master Transportation, a Taiwanese bus manufacturer, to develop an all-electric bus program to replace diesel buses for the Taiwanese government.

Mitsubishi bringing 2018 Outlander PHEV to US in December

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Mitsubishi is bringing the plug-in hybrid crossover Outlander (the best-selling PHEV in Europe) to the US. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) will arrive in dealerships in December 2017 with an MSRP of $34,595.

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DOE team elucidates key hydrogenation mechanism of magnesium diboride; promising solid state H2 storage material

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An inexpensive and useful layered superconductor compound also may be an efficient solid-state material for storing hydrogen.

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Audi unveils its first all-electric racer for Formula E; new powertrain from Audi/Schaeffler

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In Neuberg, Germany, Audi presented the Group’s first all-electric race car: the Audi e-tron FE04 for the Formula E series. In Formula E, the teams and manufacturers are allowed to develop the powertrain consisting of the motor, transmission, parts of the suspension and the respective software.

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Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gets ad support from Sesame Street characters

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The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a one-of-a-kind vehicle, the sole plug-in hybrid minivan offered for sale in North America. Its early months were plagued by a powertrain recall for a potentially faulty diode within the power inverter module.

BMW, Mercedes to offer wireless-charging options for plug-in hybrids next year

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Every one of the modern electric cars on the market for almost seven years requires plugging in a cord to recharge the battery using grid electricity. Inserting the cord into the socket takes just a few seconds, and most cars today are charged overnight.

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China to build many gigafactories' worth of electric-car battery plants

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While the United States federal government threatens to backslide on renewable energy, California and China continue to move at an aggressive pace to lead the world in zero-emission vehicles. However, there's another piece to the electric-car puzzle that China seems poised to lead as well: battery production. As the global market for electric and. China Batteries plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) gigafactory

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Argonne team identifies optimized engine designs for a given fuel

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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have pinpointed optimized engine designs for a given fuel.

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Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start pilot project for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods; Vans & Drones

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Mercedes-Benz Vans, US drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace siroop have started a pilot project in Zurich to test an efficient van and drone-based system for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods.

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Mazda, Denso, and Toyota jointly to develop EV structural technologies; new company as joint development center

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Mazda Motor Corporation, Denso Corporation, and Toyota Motor Corporation will jointly develop basic structural technologies for electric vehicles.

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Toyota Research Institute video shows Chauffer and Guardian autonomous modes on Platform 2.1

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has released a video showing the first demonstration of its Guardian and Chauffeur modes on the new Platform 2.1 autonomous vehicle. Earlier post.) The video shows the advances TRI has made with Platform 2.1,

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Toyota Research Institute outlines progress in automated driving; Platform 2.1; new Luminar LiDAR

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) outlined some of its progress in the development of automated driving technology and other project work, including the development of robots for in-home support of people. Since unveiling its Platform 2.0

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Toyota to begin hybrid powertrain production in US; $374M investment in 5 plants

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Toyota is expanding the production of its hybrid powertrains to the US. Toyota will invest $373.8 million in five US manufacturing plants to support production of its first US-made hybrid powertrain and to implement Toyota’s New Global Architecture (TNGA) at its Alabama plant.

IHS Markit research estimates 60B to 70B barrels remain in Permian basin; headed for a second peak

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Energy researchers at IHS Markit have completed the first, three-year phase of a massive Permian Basin research project that models and interprets the giant basin’s key geologic characteristics to better estimate its remaining hydrocarbon potential.

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Samsung introduces industry’s first universal flash storage for next-gen automotive applications such as ADAS

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Samsung Electronics Co., is introducing the industry’s first embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications.

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Porsche introduces Panamera Sport Turismo plug-in hybrid; high-power flagship delivers 680 hp and 0-60 in 3.2s

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Porsche is expanding its hybrid range by adding a powerful plug-in hybrid to the Panamera Sport Turismo model line.

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DOE announces $36M in funding for carbon capture technologies

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $36 million in federally-funded financial assistance to advance carbon capture technologies.

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RWD Tesla Model S 75 gone after September 24, as electric-car range continues to change

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This year has seen a dizzying profusion of changes to the features, options, and available versions of the Tesla Model S luxury electric car, now in its sixth model year. Anyone who wants to buy a new Model S with rear-wheel drive, however, must act fast. The 2017 Tesla Model S 75, the sole variant without all-wheel drive, will be removed from the

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Tesla Model 3 interior details, features emerge from pair of videos

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While the 2017 Tesla Model 3 electric car is now being delivered in small numbers to company friends and employees, not all the specifications, features, and details for the electric car are available. Now more information has emerged, in the form of a pair of videos—one by a detailer and another of a delivery walkthrough—and a window. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV starts at $35,500; aggressive prices for plug-in hybrid SUV

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Trying to beat luxury competitors who've been at the plug-in hybrid SUV game for a couple of years, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be aggressively priced, according to an announcement on Wednesday. Before any federal or state incentives, the base Outlander PHEV starts at just $35,535, with the top-of-the-line GT S-AWC model coming in at. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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ABB and Northvolt partner for Europe’s largest battery factory; semiconductor foundry as model

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ABB and Northvolt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a wide-ranging supply and technology partnership, including products and services for Northvolt’s planned lithium-ion battery factory and close collaboration on development of battery solutions and R&D activities. Northvolt intends for its factory to supply European customers in the automotive and key industries with high quality and customizable battery solutions.

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California mulls ban on new cars with engines, joining China in climate action

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With China mulling an eventual ban on sales of cars with gasoline or diesel engines, the world's largest car market made it clear earlier this month that it intends to force a conversion to zero-emission vehicles. Now California, which has led the U.S. in environmental awareness and emission reduction for decades, is doing the same. Governor Jerry. China zero emissions California California Air Resources Board CARB climate change plug-in cars state laws legislation

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For 2018, only 12 diesel vehicles offered in U.S. (guess who has most)

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With the permanent end of diesel sales in the U.S. by three VW Group brands—Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche—the number of diesel passenger cars and light trucks has plummeted. In fact, for the 2018 model year thus far, there are only 11. One of the two companies offering the largest number of them may come as a surprise, too. That number. Diesels Fuel Economy EPA Ratings

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National Drive Electric Week was bigger, broader, better than ever this year

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This year's National Drive Electric Week was expected to be the biggest to date after organizers announced 175 events had been planned as of July. The seventh annual event to promote electric cars grew even larger than anticipated, with 278 separate local meets, presentations, and drive events registered when it kicked off on September 22. After. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Drive Electric Week

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NTT and Toyota begin joint research aimed at promoting the use of lifestyle support robots

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Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) have commenced joint research with the aim of promoting the use of partner robots that can help and coexist harmoniously with humans. The research aims to provide support for various situations that occur in daily life utilizing AI technology (corevo) from the NTT Group and the Human Support Robot (HSR), one of the partner robots currently being developed by Toyota.

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Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV has already accumulated 25,000 orders: CEO

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In the rarified but still high-volume world of global luxury auto brands, Jaguar is still a tiny player. The British brand sold fewer than 150,000 cars globally last year, one-third of the number of Land Rover and Range Rover SUVs from its alsister brands within Jaguar Land Rover. Audi sold 1.9 million, BMW sold 2 million, Mercedes-Benz sold 2.1. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) I-Pace

Electric cars about to be profitable, says India's Mahindra

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The market for electric cars continues to grow, but vehicles powered by fossil fuels remain dominant across the globe. Many analysts believe electric cars will reach price parity with vehicles powered by internal-combustion engines sometime within the next decade. Indian maker Mahindra, however, says its own small, limited-range electric cars are. India Mahindra plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) reva

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Car subscription services to take 1 of 5 sales by 2023, Volvo CEO says

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The 2019 Volvo XC40 not only represents the Swedish brand's first compact crossover to be sold in the U.S. but its first shot at a new model for drivers to obtain cars: a subscription service. During the XC40 launch, Volvo revealed it would introduce Care by Volvo, a subscription service giving access to the compact crossover. For a flat monthly. car buying Car Sharing Apps

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