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AKASOL introducing new high energy battery system

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At the Battery Show North America 2019, AKASOL will present a wide portfolio of new solutions to the battery community. The company’s flagship product is the new high-energy lithium-ion battery AKASystemAKM CYC , which has entered serial development for the battery module and system. The AKAModule CYC achieves energy density of 221 Wh/kg with liquid-cooled battery modules that are scalable and can be integrated in various system designs at the pack level.

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World's largest electric ferry completes maiden voyage

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Electric transportation technology is spreading beyond cars to heavy equipment, airplanes, helicopters, and now, boats. The Danish ferry boat Ellen, which made its maiden voyage earlier this month between the Danish islands of Aero and Als, claims to be the world’s largest all-electric ferry. While electric technology is still a challenge. air pollution Boats Green Life

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Porsche Taycan makes its global debut

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The Porsche Taycan has made its worldwide premiere, finally allowing us to see it in its final form and understand its finer technological details and specifications

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Education key in WM Motor’s plan to create a second-hand EV trading platform

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When I read about WM Motor’s idea to launch a trading platform for second hand electric vehicles, my initial thought was that it was doomed to fail. How will WM determine residual value for those vehicles, I thought?

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Swedish bus operator orders 8 electric, 42 natural gas Solaris buses

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Solaris has signed a contract for the supply of 50 zero-emission and low emission buses to bus operator Vy Buss AB: eight electric buses and 42 natural-gas-fueled units. Ultimately, the bulk of the ordered buses (48 vehicles) will be in operation in Gävle. This Swedish town located at the Gulf of Bothnia will receive 24 Solaris Urbino 12 CNG (Compressed Natural Gas), 16 articulated Solaris Urbino 18 CNG and 8 Solaris Urbino 12 buses with an electric drive. Solaris Urbino 18 CNG.

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Electric car sales boom in California, as plug-in hybrids and small cars sputter

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Even as sales of small cars drop in California and across the country, sales of electric cars continue to climb, breaking past 5 percent of the market so far in 2019. In its quarterly California Auto Outlook, the California New Car Dealers Association reported that even while sales of cars—besides SUVs and pickups—have fallen in the. Car Sales

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EV myths busted

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There are a number of misconceptions which may be preventing drivers from making the switch from petrol and diesel to zero emission cars –BMW i Andretti Motorsport Formula E racing driver Alexander Sims reveals the truth about EVs

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Bosch developing smart electric drives for baby strollers; Emmaljunga NXT90e debuts next year

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Bosch is developing e-stroller systems—an assistance system for strollers with a range of comfort and safety features including push support and an automatic braking function; connectivity via a smartphone app; an alarm function, and a variety of high-tech sensors. The variable Bosch system is equally suitable for single, twin, or sibling strollers. It will have its market launch in early 2020 with the Swedish stroller manufacturer Emmaljunga with the debut of the NXT90e.

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Porsche Taycan electric car: 2-speed could be first of many in EVs

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Porsche revealed its 2020 Taycan electric car Wednesday and at last confirmed one long-rumored detail: that it would have a two-speed gearbox for the rear wheels. The sports-car maker has said that the low gear is one of the secrets to consistency in the Taycan’s consistent off-the-line launches and reproducibility in acceleration

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New Renault ZOE price and specification revealed

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Renault has announced the price and specifications for its new third generation ZOE, and its good news all-round with more power, range and extremely competitive prices

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Everything you need to know about new petrol station labels

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has rolled out a new set of labels at fuel stations across the UK, with the new information to ensure you choose the right fuel for your vehicle

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FlixBus and Freudenberg Sealing Technologies partner on fuel-cell long-distance buses

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FlixBus and Freudenberg Sealing Technologies are collaborating on a future-oriented project for sustainable, CO2-free mobility. Together, Europe’s largest operator of long-distance bus travel, the FlixBus brand, and global technology specialist Freudenberg Sealing Technologies are working to put fuel cell-powered coaches on the road. The two companies will further extend their partnership in the near future through participation from a bus vehicle manufacturer.

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Big yellow school buses go green with electric power

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School buses may be the perfect application for electric vehicles. They run short delivery routes, sit for hours in between, and deliver the most environmentally precious cargo of all. School districts who want to get on board don’t have to wait. Blue Bird, perhaps the best known coachbuilder with vast vats of yellow paint, now offers three. Trucks youtube Green Life

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Peugeot 508 gets PHEV treatment

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Days after revealing the details of its 3008 GT Hybrid4 PHEV SUV, Peugeot has followed up with its brand new 508 Hybrid and 508 SW Hybrid

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Top five things we’ve learned this week

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This week saw scientists finally try and solve the Loch Ness Monster mystery, the start of a new school year and of course the introduction of the shiny new (and slightly suggestive) 69 plate

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Volkswagen Group takes minority stake in 3D holography company SeeReal Technologies

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Volkswagen has acquired a minority stake in the technology company SeeReal Technologies. This participation will secure access for the Group to future-oriented augmented reality in the field of display technologies for the automobile. SeeReal’s solution to 3D displays is based on true interference-based holography.

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Northern California fuel-cell drivers still left dry since June explosion

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In its first big test, the passenger-car hydrogen economy appears to be failing. A June explosion at a hydrogen production facility in Santa Clara, California, owned by hydrogen producer Air Products shut off the fuel supply to many of the hydrogen filling stations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Months later, many of the region’s hundreds of

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Volkswagen e-up! gains range and is also set to underpin classic Beetle EV conversion

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It's a double-whammy of news for the Volkswagen e-up!, with the city car getting a useful boost in range which should see it appeal to a greater number of buyers

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EV registrations surge in August, with Tesla Model 3 third-most popular car

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The UK new car market remained steady in August, with 1,521 fewer cars registered than in the same month in 2018

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Teijin completes acquisition of Czech composite and component supplier Benet Automotive

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Teijin Limited completed the acquisition of Benet Automotive s.r.o. Benet), a leading automotive composite and component supplier in the Czech Republic, from Jet Investment. Teijin is targeting automotive composite business sales of approximately €1.7 billion (US$2 billion) by 2030.

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VW and eClassics to offer classic Beetle EV kits

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Volkswagen is partnering with eClassics to build electric conversions of the iconic VW Beetle, breathing even more life into an already-popular enthusiast platform and opening the doors to a whole new group of tinkerers. The foundation for the electric conversion is the production powertrain from Volkswagen's e-Up. The 14-module battery pack, with. conversions

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Kia Ceed family grows with two new PHEVs

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As with most manufacturers nowadays, Kia is rapidly electrifying its model range in order to hit fleet emissions targets and diversify its offering

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Electric scooters: Fad, or the future of last-mile mobility?

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How lazy are you? Or, to put it another way, would you be prepared to park your car a mile from journey’s end and travel the remainder of the trip in another way? This is the question Hyundai is posing with its electric scooter

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Canada investing $2M in $5.1M project to develop energy-efficient comminution technology for mining: conjugate-anvil-hammer mill (CAHM)

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Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi announced a $2-million investment in a $5.1-million Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) initiative to develop an energy-efficient mining technology that could significantly reduce energy consumption at mine sites, cut costs and make remote mining operations more productive. Crushing and grinding rocks into smaller pieces (comminution) is the most energy-consuming activity in a mining operation.

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2020 Ford Escape Hybrid preview: gas-electric now, plug-ins later

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By spring 2020, the Ford Escape Hybrid will once again be the most important battery vehicle in the automaker's lineup. The 2020 Escape Hybrid goes on sale early next year, and with the C-Max departed from its lineup, the 2020 Escape will give Ford an electrified vehicle to appeal to drivers left in the lurch when the last Escape Hybrid was

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BMW X5 xDrive45e PHEV brings upgrades in all areas

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BMW has raised the bar of what we can expect from a PHEV in terms of battery capacity with the launch of its second-generation X5 xDrive

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First Look: 2020 Porsche Taycan Electric Car

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The Taycan isn’t exactly a ground-breaking electric car, but with a starting price of $150,000, it seems likely to be a profitable one. transportation transportation/advanced-cars

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10,000 StreetScooter electric delivery vehicles now in service

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Andreas Pinkwart, the Economics Minister of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, and Tobias Meyer, the Board of Management member who oversees Post & Parcel Germany, presented the 10,000 th StreetScooter that will be used in DHL’s parcel-delivery operations at an event in Cologne. The DHL Group’s e-fleet has now traveled more than 100 million kilometers, saving 36,000 tons of CO 2 each year in the process. The StreetScooter fleet is complemented by 12,000 e-bikes and e-trikes.

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VW paying drivers $97M for overstating fuel economy, must forfeit emissions credits

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In the shadow of the diesel scandal, and just before the official reveal of its first mass-market electric car next week, Volkswagen is facing yet another public reprimand: It’s being ordered by the EPA to revise its fuel economy estimates applying to about 98,000 vehicles. And in a separate settlement coinciding with the Friday announcement. emissions Diesel emissions lawsuit

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Peugeot 3008 GT Hybrid4 packs almost 300bhp

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Arriving for order later this year, the 3008 GT Hybrid4 joins the increasingly crowded ranks of powerfuly plug-in hybrid family SUVs – an area of the market which is only likely to get busier as manufacturers scramble to get models onto the market for this most popular of vehicle segments

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First drive review: Volvo V60 Cross Country

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Is there a cooler car manufacturer than Volvo? If you’ve not kept up, you’ll be wondering how a company that builds wardrobes on wheels could ever be cool, but the current breed of Swedish metal is unlike anything that’s been before

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Volvo Trucks using 3D printing at New River Valley Plant for tools and fixtures

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Volvo Trucks North America is utilizing 3D printing technology to produce tools and fixtures used in the manufacturing process at its New River Valley (NRV) plant in Dublin, Virginia, where all trucks for the North American market are built. The implementation of 3D–printed manufacturing tools enables quicker production and continuous quality improvements.

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2020 Porsche Taycan preview: Fast, electric, expensive

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The 2020 Porsche Taycan is the German maker’s sixth model line, its first-ever electric car, and remarkably expensive, starting at $152,250 for the Turbo and $186,350 for the Turbo S. Those are prices comparable to the similarly named models of the 911, its legendary sport coupe. It rides on an entirely new platform, code-named J1, that will

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Aptera returns and is aiming for 1000 miles of EV range

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Aptera are aiming to build a car with unrivalled efficiency to give it a range of 1000 miles

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Video review: Audi e-tron

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The new Audi e-tron gets the work over, with Howard Ritchie stepping into the 55 Quattro 265kW model to find out: how to charge it, how much charging costs, how much one is, and how long the battery lasts

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CRU: Lithium prices plunging as hype meets reality; impact of new supply, disappointing BEV sales

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CRU analysts observe that lithium prices have steadily declined since the end of Q1, finally crashing through the $10/kg LCE mark at the end of July. Weaker-than-expected demand in China is partly responsible, but the main driver has been the ongoing avalanche of new supply into the market, as plentiful cheap spodumene meets ample conversional capacity in China, the CRU analysts said.

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Tesla Model S vs. Porsche Taycan: How the two electric cars compare

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The Tesla Model S was the first long-range premium electric car, and it’s been on the market for seven years. And yet just now, for the 2020 model year, arrives what some might see as its first formidable fully electric rival from Germany: the Porsche Taycan. Although when Porsche first showed its Mission E Concept, at the 2015 Frankfurt

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