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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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Georgia gets first solar roadway in the US

Green Car Reports

The city of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, has unveiled what it calls the first solar roadway within a city in the United States.

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

Charged

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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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

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Audi using augmented reality to increase efficiency in logistics planning

Green Car Congress

Audi is using augmented reality (AR) to plan complex logistics processes. The virtual presentation of three dimensional holograms that are shown in their actual environment helps planners to better evaluate the future situation. Because of this, prototypes of containers or equipment, etc.,

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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.

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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.

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Plug Power & Gaussin collaborate on hydrogen-powered logistics vehicles

Green Car Congress

Plug Power Inc., a provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions, and Gaussin are collaborating to bring a commercial suite of ProGen-powered Gaussin transportation vehicles to market in 2021 as a solution to decarbonize the logistics ecosystem.

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QuantumScape battery tech: A fast-charging electric-car game-changer?

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen-backed startup QuantumScape on Tuesday revealed new data showing the capabilities of its solid-state battery tech. Several companies are working to develop solid-state batteries, which use a solid electrolyte instead of the liquid or gel used in current lithium-ion battery cells.

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Activist Attacks Oil Companies by Shaming Ad Agencies

The Truth About Cars

Environmental activist Jamie Henn, and his firm, Fossil Free Media, are attacking advertising and PR agencies that work on oil industry accounts. Their initiative, Clean Creatives, is designed to shame some of the world’s largest PR and ad agencies in hopes that they will resign. “We

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GRIDSERVE opens its first Electric Forecourt

Discover EV

Working like a traditional petrol station, but serving net-zero kilowatts at high speeds rather than carbon-intesnsive fossil fuels, it's a leap forward in public infrastructure which could provide a solution for those who don't have the ability to charge at home

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QuantumScape releases performance data for its solid-state battery technology

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Volvo CEO: Ban on gasoline cars makes more sense than EV credits and subsidies

Green Car Reports

A ban on gasoline cars will be more effective than the current practice of electric-car incentives, Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson told a Financial Times conference earlier this week. “No one can build a successful and profitable business by relying on incentives,” Samuelsson said.

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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

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Less Than ZeroLabs Aims to Turn Old Broncos Into EVs

The Truth About Cars

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First electric school buses deployed in Texas; 3 Blue Bird buses

Green Car Congress

The first zero-emissions electric school buses in the state of Texas were recently received by Everman Independent School District. The three buses, manufactured by Blue Bird Corporation, started transporting students this school year.

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Volvo XC40: Best Car To Buy 2021 finalist

Green Car Reports

Volvo’s vehicles have for years been unified around a mantra of safety and longevity, and Scandinavian design themes that are stylish and confident but not too over-the-top.

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Top five reasons the Volvo XC60 is the perfect family car

Green Cars News

The Volvo XC60 was crowned the World Car of the Year two years ago, thanks to its premium exterior and interior style, as well as its advanced infotainment and safety tech

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EVmatch Installs EV Chargers At Multi-Family Properties, And They Could Be Available To You

EV Match

This article was updated March 12th, 2021. At current growth rates, there will be more than 30 million electric vehicles (EVs) on U.S. roads within a decade, and that was projected before California, New Jersey, and Massachusetts called to ban gas car sales by 2035.

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Bosch plans to start full-scale production of SOFCs in 2024

Green Car Congress

Bosch plans to start full-scale production of distributed power stations based on solid oxide fuel-cell (SOFC) technology; hence its agreement to intensify its alliance with Ceres Power.

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Portland’s sequel to Electric Avenue asks: How will we charge big electric trucks?

Green Car Reports

Earlier this month, Portland General Electric and Daimler Trucks North America, which is headquartered in Portland, established a charging testbed for medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks.

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2020 Citroën Ami review

Discover EV

Discover EV get the chance to drive Citroën’s Ami, designed as a response to customer behaviours and the challenges of energy transitions in cities

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Joel Levin on President-elect Joe Biden’s energy plan

Plug in America

In this short video, Executive Director Joel Levin reacts to President-elect Biden’s energy plan and Plug In America’s plans to ensure that transportation electrification is a priority

Continental bicycle tire made of dandelion rubber wins German Sustainability Award

Green Car Congress

The Urban Taraxagum bicycle tire from Continental has won the German Sustainability Award 2021 in the category “Responsible Design”. The tire is the first series-built bicycle tire made of dandelion rubber.

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Updated fuel-cell tech boosts Toyota semi project to 300 miles at full load

Green Car Reports

Toyota has renewed its commitment to fuel-cell technology for powering big Class 8 electric trucks, and with some advances it’s hoping to expand their use to a lot more than the short-distance port duty they’ve been doing so far.

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Volvo completes XC60 range with Recharge T6

Discover EV

Volvo was one of the first mainstream manufacturers to have a plug-in version available for every one of its model range, but that hasn't stopped it adding more choice to its offering. In that vein, the company has expanded the XC60 line-up with the Recharge T6

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4 Things to Consider When Installing Your EV Charger

Wallbox

Unless you’re an experienced electrician or DIY wizard, the idea of installing your own electric vehicle (EV) charger might be daunting. Where do you begin if this is the first EV charger you ever bought? Is it possible to install it yourself? And how much should it all cost?

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INEOS Automotive acquires Hambach production site from Mercedes-Benz

Green Car Congress

INEOS Automotive has acquired the manufacturing facility at Hambach from Mercedes-Benz and will start to build its Grenadier 4x4 there in late 2021. The acquisition secures the future of the site and safeguards many jobs that might otherwise have been lost.

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Report: Plug-in hybrids are polluting more than claimed

Green Car Reports

Real-world emissions of plug-in hybrids on European roads are significantly higher than automakers claim, according to a report released earlier this month by the environmental group Transport & Environment.

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Audi Q3 TFSI e added to PHEV range

Discover EV

Audi is adding yet another PHEV to its model range – this time in the form of the Q3 45 TFSI e in both regular and Sportback guise

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Green Number Plates are GO in the UK

Go Ultra Low

Today marks the arrival of green number plates in the UK.

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LiquidPiston X-engine can run on propane

Green Car Congress

The LiquidPiston (LPI) ( earlier post ) team has adapted and demonstrated the X-Mini engine running on propane fuel. A propane tank was connected to the engine through an EFI propane injector, and the engine ignition timing was retarded in the ECU.

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Lordstown thrashes the skateboard for its Endurance electric truck, in-wheel motors and all

Green Car Reports

Skateboard platforms are becoming a common go-to for startup electric vehicle makers, as they’re essentially self-contained—packaging most of the core mechanical and propulsion components together in a “rolling chassis.”

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New DS 4 teased with PHEV powertrain

Discover EV

The new DS 4 is set to bring the next generation of platform, technology and powertrains to DS's model line-up

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Revised Jaguar F-Pace gets tweaks and power boost

Green Cars News

Jaguar has unveiled a revised version of the potent F-Pace SVR

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PNNL: single-crystal nickel-rich cathode holds promise for next-generation Li-ion batteries

Green Car Congress

Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) report new findings about how to make a single-crystal, nickel-rich cathode hardier and more efficient. The team’s work on the cathode appears in the journal Science.

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Next-gen Mercedes eSprinter electric vans revealed, arriving to US around 2023

Green Car Reports

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz eSprinter electric van will be sold in the United States, but it's not expected to arrive for nearly three years. Mercedes doesn't offer the current eSprinter in the U.S.,

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