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CU Denver study finds ride-hailing increases vehicle miles traveled

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Ride-hailing accounts for approximately an 83.5% increase in the miles cars travel for ride-hailing passengers in Denver’s metro area, according to a study published this week in the journal Transportation by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver. For this study, the conservative (lower end) percentage of deadheading miles from ride-hailing is 40.8%. The average vehicle occupancy is 1.4 passengers per ride, while the distance weighted vehicle occupancy is 1.3

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Volkswagen details the foundation for 10 million electric vehicles

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Volkswagen last week laid out the basics for its set of electric-car components that plans to use to underpin a million new all-electric vehicles each year by 2025. With those components on the Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB), VW claims that it has the first pure-EV platform designed for high-volume production. It’s a claim that may be

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#IOMCharge – Manx Utilities’ Changes

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There have been a few new charge points installed recently, all around the Ballacottier/Isle of Man Business Park area. We'll bring you the updates in three parts as each are unrelated. Manx Utilities have made some changes to their public and fleet charging facilities.

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Groupe Renault launching project to build biggest energy stationary storage system from EV batteries in Europe

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Groupe Renault is launching its “Advanced Battery Storage” program, which aims to build the biggest energy stationary storage system using EV batteries yet designed in Europe by 2020 (power: 70 MW / energy: 60MWh). It will have a storage capacity of at least 60 MWh, making it the biggest system of its kind ever built in Europe.

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2019 BMW i3 to get bigger battery with 153-mile range

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The 2019 BMW i3 will get a larger battery, good for 153 miles of range, up from 115 miles for the 2018 model, the automaker announced Friday. BMW refers to the new battery in the 2019 model as the 120 amp-hour battery, which delivers total energy storage of 42.2 kilowatt-hours with the i3's 350-volt high-voltage power system. The new battery will

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BYD invests $5M in new warehouse facility in US; greater efficiencies and production capacity for battery-electric buses

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BYD has completed its latest US investment, a new $5-million 100,000-square-foot warehouse for its Lancaster manufacturing plant. This is the firm’s fourth expansion of its current manufacturing campus in Los Angeles County, bringing its total investment in Lancaster facilities to more than $53 million. The new warehouse provides additional space and ability to further streamline the handling of materials and supplies.

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@JerryBrownGov Rewards Investor Owned Monopoly Utilities For Starting Fires #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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EPA reportedly plans to eliminate science office

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Science looks to no longer be a high priority at the EPA. The New York Times reported Thursday that the EPA plans to eliminate the powerful Office of the Science Advisor, merging it with another office under the Deputy Administrator for Science. The move represents a significant demotion of the science advisory role. Previously the Office of the.

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Top five hybrid SUVs

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Hybrids are big business, and it’s a segment of the market that’s only going to get bigger as manufacturers move towards electrified, efficient drivetrains

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Ballard introduces next-generation fuel cell stack for heavy duty motive market: FCgen-LCS

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Ballard Power Systems unveiled its next-generation high-performance liquid-cooled fuel cell stack, the FCgen-LCS, at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Trade Fair and Convention. The FCgen-LCS features important design and performance enhancements, while also offering a reduction in total-cost-of-ownership.

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Here's the battery pack behind VW's global electric-vehicle push

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No single core component in an electric vehicle costs more—or probably matters more for the acceptance of EVs—than the battery pack. Many would argue that one of the best decisions Tesla ever made was going with the Panasonic 18650 cells in the Model S (and later, Model X). Thanks in part to good power management and thermal planning

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Top five reasons the Volkswagen Up GTI is the most fun car for years

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It seems you can’t escape talking about the new Volkswagen Up GTI without comparisons being made with the Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk1

Renault Trucks Optifuel Lab 3 aims to reduce heavy-duty diesel truck fuel consumption by 13%

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Renault Trucks is continuing its research into improving the energy efficiency of diesel trucks. Earlier post.) With Optifuel Lab 3, the laboratory vehicle developed as part of the FALCON collaborative project, the manufacturer aims to reduce fuel consumption by 13% compared with a standard Renault Trucks T and trailer. Optifuel Lab 3 combines technologies relating to aerodynamics, rolling resistance, driver assistance, energy management and the powertrain.

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Attempted Gang Rape By Republicans Goes Unreported By @LATimes #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Renault plans Europe's largest battery storage network

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European electric-carmaker Renault plans to build the continent's largest stationary battery storage network next year using old electric-car batteries. Renault announced on Tuesday that it will install used (and some new) electric car batteries in three locations: two Renault factories in France, and the site of a former coal-fired power plant in. Batteries power grid

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Brexit: How will it affect the car industry?

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With Article 50 triggered an eternity ago, the UK is due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019

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BMW boosts i3 and i3s batteries to 120Ah; 42.2 kWh pack almost doubles original range

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BMW has released the new 2019 i3 and i3s electric vehicles with 120 Ah batteries. Since launch in 2014, the battery capacity and range of the i3 has grown from the original 60Ah / 81 miles to 94Ah / 115 miles in 2017 and now 120Ah for 2019. With the high voltage battery cell capacity increased to 120 ampere hours (Ah) and a gross energy content of 42.2

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The Only Thing Rising Again In The South Is Fatal Flood Waters #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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(Reverse) Engineering Explained: What happens to old electric car batteries?

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Reduce, reuse, recycle. It's the same philosophy for electric-car batteries as for plastic grocery bags—almost. Knowing what happens to lithium-ion batteries from phones, cameras, and other electronic devices, many electric-car critics express a reasonable concern about what might happen to the similar batteries on a much larger scale that. Batteries

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Car subscription services: Everything you need to know

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When did you last go out and buy a CD? The answer is probably quite a while ago, because you’re now more likely to stream your tunes via an app such as Spotify

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Porsche officially drops diesel for future models

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On Sunday, Porsche AG announced that it will in the future no longer offer diesel-powered models. By 2022, Porsche will have invested more than €6 billion (US$7 billion) in e-mobility, creating the basis for sustainable growth into the future. Interest in hybrid Porsche models is already taking off; 63% of the Panameras sold in Europe, for example, are hybrid models. Demand for diesel models, on the other hand, is dropping. In 2017, the diesel share of worldwide Porsches was 12%.

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Orders in: 1,000 buyers in Norway reserve coming all-electric BMW iX3 crossover SUV

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BMW opened order books for its upcoming electric iX3 in Europe at the beginning of September, and the company already has deposits for 1,000 in Norway. In a page out of the Tesla playbook, the Norwegian buyers each put down deposits of almost $1,900 (1,600 Euros.) News of the deposits was first reported by the Express in Britain. DON'T MISS: BMW

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Paris Motor Show 2018: All the key cars you should know about

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The Paris Motor Show is just around the corner and it’s one of our favourites for many reasons

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Nissan launches Note e-POWER NISMO S in Japan

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The Nissan Note e-POWER NISMO S has gone on sale in Japan, offering buyers of the country’s best-selling car more power and sportiness. With a maximum power of 100 kW and 320 N·m of torque, the model is a higher-spec version of the Nissan Note e-POWER NISMO, released in December 2016. The Nissan e-POWER powertrain is driven by an electric motor that’s powered by a gasoline engine—i.e, a series hybrid.

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California considers boosting electric-car rebate to $4,500

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The California Air Resources Board will discuss Thursday and Friday raising the state's electric vehicle rebate to offset the expiration of federal tax credits for the two largest electric-carmakers, Tesla and GM. The state offers a $2,500 subsidy for electric-car purchases. CARB is considering raising that amount to $4,500, according to. Corporate Average Fuel Economy Incentives and Rebates

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16% of the working day is lost to congestion, report reveals

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Congestion is increasingly becoming a critical business issue for delivery drivers, according to the latest research from the Mercedes-Benz Vans Business Barometer

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Continental, Knorr-Bremse partner on highly automated driving in commercial vehicles; platooning first

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Continental and Knorr-Bremse AG have entered into a partnership to develop a complete system solution for highly automated driving (HAD) in commercial vehicles, initially focused on automated convoy driving (platooning). Later development work will deal with automated driving on the freeway (“Highway Pilot”). The cooperation includes all functions for driver assistance and highly automated driving.

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2019 Jaguar I-Pace real world review: 3 days with the sexy electric crossover

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To the world’s surprise, the first all-electric luxury utility vehicle to follow the Tesla Model X into production did not come from the German makes of Audi, BMW, or Mercedes-Benz. Instead, it arrived from that trio’s smaller, scrappier British rival, Jaguar Land Rover. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace will arrive in dealerships for. Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Peugeot adds plug-in hybrid options for 3008 and 508

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Peugeot has announced its Plug-in Hybrid petrol engine line-up will debut in the 3008 crossover and new four-door 508 and 508 SW models from autumn 2019

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DOE awards Hyundai $4.95M for work on advanced mixed-mode gasoline engine; Co-Optima

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Hyundai America Technical Center $4.95 million over three years as part of an $80-million Co-Optima funding round ( earlier post ) to conduct research and development for an advanced mixed-mode gasoline (spark/compression ignition) engine to attain significant improvements in both fuel economy and CO 2 emissions. The project will leverage existing work with advanced valve-train and previous DOE-funded technologies.

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