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Audi introduces new CNG A3 Sportback

Green Car Congress

Audi is adding a new member to its A3 family: the A3 Sportback 30 g-tron natural gas vehicle. Operation with natural gas or biomethane makes the compact model economical and more climate-friendly with low emissions.

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Volkswagen aims to sell 500,000 ID.4 electric crossovers annually by 2025

Green Car Reports

The ID.4 electric crossover isn’t just the first of Volkswagen’s dedicated mass-production EVs to be available in the U.S., or the first electric SUV from VW. Although Volkswagen had given some early indications that the ID.3, which won’t be offered in the U.S.,

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2020 Renault ZOE GT Line R135 Z.E. 50 review

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The new generation of ZOE arrived in June 2019, with more performance and range, re-worked interior and a wide range of high-tech equipment, but is it enough to beat off today’s competition

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Top reasons to lease a Nissan Qashqai in 2020

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Aeva and ZF to bring first FMCW LiDAR to production for autonomous driving applications

Green Car Congress

Aeva , a company building next-generation sensing for autonomous vehicles ( earlier post ), and ZF are partnering to bring the first Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR to market for autonomous driving applications. Earlier post.).

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Solar tonneau cover charges electric pickups, provides portable power

Green Car Reports

Tonneau covers are already a popular option for pickup owners—allowing more secure, weather-protected storage, and perhaps even improved aerodynamics and highway efficiency.

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Scottish government gives out loans for used EVs

Discover EV

The devolved Scottish government has been offering a Low Carbon Transport Loan (LCTL) since 2011. Available for up to £35,000, interest-free and repaid over six years, they have helped encourage more people into new EVs. Now, Transport for Scotland has extended the scheme to used EVs

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H2@Scale project launched in Texas; renewable hydrogen for multiple end-use applications

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Frontier Energy, Inc., in close collaboration with GTI and The University of Texas at Austin, has launched a US Department of Energy project, Demonstration and Framework for H2@Scale in Texas and Beyond.

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Kenworth electric trucks go on sale, with range up to 200 miles

Green Car Reports

Kenworth announced Friday that it is launching medium-duty electric delivery trucks. Two variants—the K270E (Class 6) and K370E (Class 7)—are currently available to order in the United States and Canada.

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New electric car record set by Zero Carbon World

Discover EV

UK charity, Zero Carbon World, has set a new world record for not only the fastest journey between John O'Groats and Land's End, but in doing so also the least amount of time spent charging

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A smarter EV charging network

Clean Car

Everyone seems to agree that a critical component of an effective scalable strategy to replace ICE vehicles with EVs is the creation of a more effective vehicle charging network. We spend quite a bit of time working with local authorities in the UK.

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Mack LR Electric refuse truck to enter production in 2021

Green Car Congress

Volvo Group’s American subsidiary Mack Trucks announced plans to commercialize the Mack LR Electric, its refuse model equipped with a fully electric integrated Mack drivetrain. Orders for the Mack LR Electric will open in Q4 2020, with deliveries beginning in 2021.

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Will GM’s Ultium Drive be the small-block V-8 for a generation of EVs?

Green Car Reports

The ubiquitous General Motors 350 small-block V-8, which went into a generation of vehicles, made GM strong. For decades it was offered in a wide range of output levels and to this day is made by the company as a crate engine for hobbyists.

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Charging infrastructure increases by a third compared to this time last year

Discover EV

Despite the market upheaval this year, sales of electric vehicles have already surpassed the year total for 2019. Alongside the significant rise in EV registrations, the charging network continues to grow in size and scope, with new government funding being made available and schemes to make charging more convenient coming to the fore

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2021 Hyundai Tucson revealed with a bold new look

Green Cars News

After recently completing the final testing, the 2021 Hyundai Tucson SUV has been revealed with a bold new look

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BNEF: China dominates the Li-ion battery supply chain, but Europe is on the rise

Green Car Congress

China dominates BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) lithium-ion battery supply chain ranking in 2020, having quickly surpassed Japan and Korea that were leaders for the majority of the previous decade.

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Survey: EV drivers are sticking to home charging, while public networks expand

Green Car Reports

The vast majority of electric vehicle owners do most of their charging at home. While that’s a point of continuity from the pre-pandemic world to the present, much else has changed.

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BMW iX3 pricing and specification confirmed

Discover EV

Following its official launch earlier this summer, BMW has now confirmed the pricing and specification of the fully electric iX3 for the UK market

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The Inefficiency of Car Buying

Clean Car

Buying a New Car is inefficient, its no wonder that electric vehicle sales are still pretty low. The buying experience of a new car for each of us is different, but the one similarity for all of us is its inefficiency.

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Daimler Trucks unveils Mercedes-Benz fuel-cell concept truck, previews long-haul battery-electric truck; electrification strategy

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Daimler Trucks unveiled the concept Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck, marking the beginning of a fuel-cell push by Daimler for the long-haul transport segment.

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GM interested in electric air taxi market

Green Car Reports

General Motors is exploring the use of its Ultium modular battery system in electric air taxis, Reuters reported Tuesday. The report, based on information from two people familiar with the matter, follows GM CEO Mary Barra's brief reference to air taxis at a conference Monday.

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New Škoda Octavia vRS is a PHEV

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We've had to wait a while for the new Škoda Octavia iV plug-in hybrid to go on sale; we first covered it at its announcement towards the end of 2019.

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ChargeNet Adds Dunedin CBD-Based Chargers to Network

ChargeNet

With local partners Aurora Energy and Dunedin City Council, ChargeNet has expanded its network in Dunedin to include a third Electric vehicle (EV) fast charger location. ChargeNet has added two more fast chargers to its nationwide network in Dunedin’s central business district.

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Suburban Propane Partners taking 39% stake in DME producer Oberon Fuels; rDME/propane blends

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Suburban Propane Partners, L.P.,

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Faster US transition to EVs will save 6,300 lives and $185 billion by 2050, study projects

Green Car Reports

For all the challenges Americans have faced in 2020, from the dangers of pollution during a lung-related pandemic to the smoky haze of forest fires in the West, this might prove to be the year in which a wider swath of the population became more aware about the dangers of air pollution And from that awareness, as a report released by the American.

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BMW iX3 pricing and specification confirmed

Discover EV

Following its official launch earlier this summer, BMW has now confirmed the pricing and specification of the fully electric iX3 for the UK market

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The Disgrace of the Morrison Government

My Electric Car

The current federal government in Australia could be commended for its response to COVID19 – a rare example of adhering to the scientific consensus and keeping the virus relatively contained in Australia with the help of all the states and territories of differing political persuasions.

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Corvus Energy to supply batteries for five new electric ferries

Green Car Congress

Corvus Energy has been selected by Holland Ship Electric to supply lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) for five new all-electric ferries being built by Holland Shipyards Group, a total system integrator of electric systems for the global marine market, for Amsterdam’s municipal public transport provider, GVB.

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GM and Nikola, Lucid Air debut, Gravity Concept, VW ID.3 reviews: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which automaker sees 50 miles as the ideal electric range for plug-in hybrids? How can the EV battery system become more sustainable? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending September 11, 2020.

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Jaguar F-PACE P400e PHEV joins range

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Aside from the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE, Jaguar Land Rover's electrification strategy is based on two distinct PHEV powertrains – the P300e and P400e

What is the most effiscient charging method

Supercharged EV

Energy is lost when charging, but lets have a look at this very informative data from youtuber b.Nyland. It is very clear that charging at 7kw is the most effiscient. This is the one I have at home, a Schneider EVlink Wallmounted 7KW charger.

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Electrify America introduces new pricing structure featuring kWh pricing in 23 states and DC; reduced rates for states with minute-based pricing

Green Car Congress

Electrify America introduced a new pricing structure designed to provide electric vehicle (EV) owners with consistent and transparent rates across its public brand-neutral fast-charging network.

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Kia electric vehicle due in 2021 will lead new design direction for the brand

Green Car Reports

Kia's first dedicated model—codenamed "CV"—will chart a new design direction for the brand's other models. The first Kia electric car not based on an existing internal-combustion model, the CV is expected to boast a 300-mile range and 20-minute fast charging.

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2020 Hyundai Electric Kona 64kWh review

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With 278 miles of a range and a starting price of 35,900, the Hyundai Electric Kona almost matches the distance you can travel in your regular car and at a fairly reasonable price point, too

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Review: Jeep Renegade 4xe plug-in hybrid

Green Cars News

It’s all rather likeable and well-considered; smart-looking, capable off-road, comfortable on-road, equipped well and with some genuine green credentials, assuming you keep the battery charged

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Proterra unveils ZX5 next-generation battery-electric transit bus

Green Car Congress

Proterra introduced its newest battery-electric transit vehicle: the Proterra ZX5 electric bus.

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Ballard reveals hydrogen fuel-cell tech developed with Audi

Green Car Reports

As other automakers back away from hydrogen fuel cells, Audi appears to still be in the game. Ballard Power Systems, a manufacturer of fuel cells for commercial applications, announced Monday a new fuel-cell stack developed in concert with Audi.

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