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Ballard, Nisshinbo collaborate to offer first PEM fuel cell using non-precious-metal catalyst

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Ballard Power Systems has collaborated with Nisshinbo Holdings to develop a Non-Precious-Metal Catalyst (NPMC) for use in the world’s first commercialized NPMC-based proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell product.

2017 121

Why one guy bought a 2017 Nissan Leaf electric car: it was a great deal

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The deals, incentives, and rebates currently available on the 2017 Nissan Leaf are generous and well documented. A handful of utility companies across the United States have offered generous discounts, likely backed by Nissan itself, to move the current-generation Leaf from dealerships to driveways.

2017 94

New iOS 11 iPhone update will block drivers from texting behind the wheel

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Apple is set to unveil a software update that will prevent drivers receiving notifications when they are behind the wheel

2017 51

#YearOfJoe Has Begun!

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2017 130

Daimler begins deliveries of electric FUSO eCanter; UPS first commercial customer; NGO fleets

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Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), part of Daimler Trucks, celebrated the global launch of the FUSO eCanter ( earlier post ) in New York City.

2017 102

World's sexiest car, Jaguar E-Type, reappears as all-electric concept

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Electric cars are now accepted as future volume models for most automakers, but Jaguar Land Rover has taken a very different approach to showcase its future electric powertrains.

2017 86

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Honda unveils Urban EV Concept, production version in 2019; electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe

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Honda Motor Co. President and CEO, Takahiro Hachigo unveiled Honda’s new electric vehicle, the Urban EV Concept, at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

2017 99

European consortium launches 4-year, $80M L3Pilot research project to test Level 3, 4 autonomous driving in 11 countries

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A European research consortium under the management of the Volkswagen Group launched the four-year L3Pilot project to test the viability of automated driving as a safe and efficient means of transportation.

2017 98

Faurecia partners with CEA on fuel cell development

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Faurecia, one of the world's largest automotive equipment suppliers, signed a five year agreement with the CEA (French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) to collaborate in a research and development program of fuel cell stack technologies.

2017 96

Volkswagen prices 2017 e-Golf starting at $30,495; longer range, better fuel economy, more power

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Volkswagen of America Inc. is pricing the 2017 e-Golf starting at $30,495, plus $820 destination. For 2017, Volkswagen is using an updated lithium-ion battery with an increased energy capacity of 35.8 kWh, up from 24.2

2017 90

DOE: EV charging consumes less energy than water heating in a typical household

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Charging an electric vehicle consumes less energy than several common household appliances, according to data compiled by the US Department of Energy (DOE).

2017 87

Nissan licenses NMRP spray-coated cylinder bore technology to HELLER; production of efficient engines

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Nissan Motor Co., has licensed its Nissan Machining Roughening Process (NMRP), a proprietary technology used in making automotive engines, to German machine tool manufacturer Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH.

2017 86

New Mercedes-Benz S 560 e plug-in hybrid offers more power, more range; new NMC batteries

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The new generation Mercedes-Benz S 560 e plug-in hybrid—the successor to the S 500 e PHEV— combines the 270 kW (367 hp) of the V6 spark-ignition engine with an electric output of 90 kW. The PHEV features combined fuel consumption of 2.1

2017 86

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL goes into preproduction; fuel-cell/battery plug-in hybrid powertrain

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At this year’s IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Mercedes-Benz is presenting preproduction models of the new Mercedes-Benz GLC F‑CELL ( earlier post ).

2017 86

BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept previews all-electric four-door sedan

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If concept cars are meant to grab attention, then the BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept—an all-electric sedan that debuted Tuesday at the Frankfurt motor show—may have fulfilled its mission.

2017 83

Daimler Trucks invests in Israeli nanotechnology materials pioneer StoreDot; FlashBattery technology

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Daimler AG’s Trucks division is investing in the Israeli company StoreDot Ltd. The Tel Aviv-based company, founded in 2012, is a nanotechnology materials pioneer and a leading companies in the field of electric charging and energy-storage materials.

2017 82

Volkswagen presents new I.D. CROZZ II battery-electric SUV concept; on sale in 2020

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At the traditional Volkswagen Group Night event on the evening before the International Motor Show (IAA) opens in Frankfurt, the Volkswagen brand staged the world premiere of the newest I.D. CROZZ electric concept vehicle. The I.D.

2017 82

Jaguar Land Rover seeking to increase the amount of aluminum from scrap for new vehicle production; 3-year, £2M REALITY project

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Jaguar Land Rover Automotive is expanding the use of recycled aluminum in its car bodies to cut waste and reduce carbon emissions.

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell EQ Power plug-in hydrogen crossover launches at Frankfurt

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It's a plug-in hybrid crossover, but it doesn't have an engine. It's a hydrogen fuel-cell SUV, but it has a feature no other hydrogen-powered car offers. It's the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell EQ Power, launched Tuesday at the Frankfurt motor show.

2017 81

DOE announces achievement of SunShot goal, new research focus; $82M in two new solar power opportunities

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In conjunction with the annual Solar Power International conference, the US Department of Energy (DOE) released new research showing that the solar industry has achieved the 2020 utility-scale solar cost target set by the SunShot Initiative.

2017 78

Chery to launch new EXEED line; hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric

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Chery Automobile Co., Ltd, China’s leading vehicle exporter, will launch a new model line of passenger cars and SUVs globally—with plans to begin sales in Europe within the next few years—under a new nameplate: EXEED.

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Lightning Systems and New Eagle unveil battery-electric upfit system for Ford Transit passenger wagon, van, cutaway, chassis cab models

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Lightning Systems, a developer of efficiency and emissions improvement solutions for fleets, in partnership with New Eagle, a mechatronic control system provider, will introduce a full battery-electric upfit system for Ford Transit passenger wagon, van, cutaway and chassis cab models.

2017 78

Ballard signs LOI to power first fuel-cell tram-buses with Van Hool in Pau, France

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2017 78

Mercedes-AMG Project One PHEV with F1 technology debuts at IAA; 750 kW, 800V

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The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will make its world première at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main. This high-performance two-seater hybrid, equipped with technology from Formula 1, is said to produce more than 1,000 hp (750 kW) and reach top speeds beyond 350 km/h (217.5

2017 78

Audi’s Aicon autonomous concept: Level 5 with 700-800 km electric range

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Audi is showcasing its autonomous driving strategy at the IAA 2017 with the production Audi A8 (conditional automated driving at level 3 as standard) and two concept cars will also be demonstrating the Audi vision for level 4 and level 5. Earlier post.).

2017 78

Toyota develops new hybrid cloud/on-board computing navigation and voice recognition functions

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has developed hybrid navigation and voice recognition functions that operate through a combination of cloud computing and on-board computing, as part of Toyota’s “connected strategy” based on Data Communication Module (DCM) standard settings.

2017 78

Lux analysis points to fall off in innovation interest in renewables and energy storage

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New analysis based on big data analysis by Lux Research suggests that innovation interest in renewables is declining, after peaking about four years ago.

2017 78

China developing timetable to end sales, production of gasoline cars

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The auto industry has now grudgingly accepted that battery-electric cars will make up some portion of the world's new vehicles in years to come. But a milestone in that trend may have come today, in news from China. Policy makers in the world's most populous country, and largest car market, are developing a timetable to end production and sales of. emissions China government climate change plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) transportation policy

2017 74

Electric cars in UK cleaner than best diesels in summer, not yet in winter

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Although electric cars do not emit exhaust, it's widely recognized that the electricity to charge their batteries often still comes from fossil fuels. This has led to the scrutiny of electric cars to determine whether their overall "wells-to-wheels" carbon footprints exceed those of regular vehicles powered by internal-combustion engines. For most. Carbon Footprint emissions UK England electric utilities plug-in cars charging energy charging infrastructure

2017 73

India actually beat China to all-electric new-car pledge, targets 2030

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China made headlines around the world on Sunday when state media reported that the country is developing a timetable to end production and sales of new vehicles with gasoline engines. While Norway, The Netherlands, France, and the U.K. have adopted different timetables for various versions of such a ban, China is both the world's most populous. emissions China government India climate change plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) transportation policy

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Honda Urban EV Concept to go on sale in 2019, but not for North America

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If there were a favorite car among journalists and car fans at this week's Frankfurt motor show, it may have been a small, all-electric hatchback city car. Which is pretty remarkable, given the practical, unexciting, utilitarian, slightly nerdy image every non-Tesla electric car seems to carry among that group even today. The car in question is. Frankfurt Auto Show minicar Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2020 Mazda electric car to share Toyota underpinnings, technology

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Mazda is a tiny carmaker on a global scale, producing just 1.6 million vehicles a year. It competes with four companies (GM, Nissan-Renault, Toyota, and VW Group) that each sell around 10 million a year, as well as numerous other smaller makers still larger than Mazda. In a world where reducing the carbon emissions from road vehicles is. Carbon Footprint emissions Future Cars carbon dioxide plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) wells to wheels

2017 70

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid sales have resumed after recall

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The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is the sole plug-in hybrid minivan for sale anywhere in North America, but it hasn't had a particularly smooth rollout. Its seven seats and 33 miles of EPA-rated electric range make it appealing to families who want a plug-in vehicle with more than five seats and more than 20 miles of range. But while sales began in. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA small electric hatchback debuts in Frankfurt

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Following various teaser images, the Mercedes-Benz EQA concept for a compact all-electric hatchback made its debut on Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. It's a preview of what will become a volume production car around 2020, competing against numerous 200-mile hatchbacks of the same size from various German brands. The electric Mercedes. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 69

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid rated at 47 miles of range

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While there will be three distinct powertrains offered in the Honda Clarity mid-size sedan, most U.S. shoppers will only ever see one of them on sale. That's the plug-in hybrid, which will go on sale "later this year" as the sole Clarity to be offered at all Honda dealers. Now the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid's electric range has been. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2017 69

Who's going all-electrified? Volvo, then Jaguar Land Rover, now Lincoln: report

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As the auto industry intensifies its embrace of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, announcements of "all-electrified" product lines continue to roll in. First, Volvo made a splash with its announcement saying that all models launched from 2019 onwards would be electrified in some manner. The Sino-Swedish maker was followed by Jaguar Land Rover. mild hybrid plug-in cars