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EPA AED estimates emissions controls were removed from > 550K diesel pickups over last decade; impact equivalent to adding 9M additional trucks

Green Car Congress

In a new report , the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Air Enforcement Division (AED) estimates that the emissions controls have been removed from more than 550,000 diesel pickup trucks in the last decade.

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Illegal emissions tampering on diesel trucks is rampant—and apparently a big business

Green Car Reports

About 15% of U.S. diesel trucks that were originally certified with emissions controls have had those systems tampered with. That’s among the takeaways from a U.S. EPA report released last Friday. It suggests an environmental and public-health impact that within the U.S.

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Go from parking lot to next-gen mobility hub with EV charging

EV Box

An electric revolution is transforming the way people drive, fuel up, and park. No one will be more impacted by the societal shift from gas cars to electric vehicles than owners and operators of commercial parking facilities. Infrastructure

2020 83

E-bikes elevate your riding experience

Plug in America

E-bikes are just like a traditional bicycle, but with an electric motor. The rider can control how much electric power they want using pedal assist, which is a mode to help you pedal faster and easier. Generally, e-bike power ranges from 250 to 900 watts with an average maximum speed of 28 mph.

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LSBU researchers investigating metal hydride hydrogen storage for buses

Green Car Congress

Researchers from London South Bank University (LSBU), School of the Built Environment and Architecture, are investigating the use of metal hydrides to absorb, release and store hydrogen for fuel cell buses.

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Hyundai exec: Fuel-cell tech might be smarter than big batteries in electric pickups and SUVs

Green Car Reports

A top Hyundai executive hinted Tuesday that the company is considering fully electric pickups and SUVs. Although when they arrive, they might not take the same form with the plus-size battery packs used in rival efforts.

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MINI Electric John Cooper Works in development

Discover EV

Be in no doubt that the MINI Electric is one of the most fun small EVs available today. Add the fact it's affordable and stylish and you have a really compelling package. So, what could be better than an electric MINI that is quick and handles brilliantly? Well.

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Alstom to supply Italy’s first hydrogen trains

Green Car Congress

Alstom will supply six hydrogen fuel cell trains, with the option for eight more, to FNM (Ferrovie Nord Milano), the main transport and mobility group in the Italian region of Lombardy, for a total amount of approximately €160 million.

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Hyundai hydrogen fuel-cell system might power French-made Grenadier off-road SUV

Green Car Reports

The Ineos Grenadier is a throwback to a previous era of SUVs, when off-road capability was a given—along with poor fuel economy. But the Grenadier could soon get a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain from Hyundai.

2020 137

Extended warranties for electric vehicles

Discover EV

Extended warranties for ICE-powered cars have been around for decades, but they are a relatively new thing for EVs. However, with a rapidly growing pool of EV owners – especially in the used market – they are going to be one of the big aftermarket growth areas.

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The story you tell when you offer EV charging

EV Box

The decision to add EV charging stations at your location is not just about hardware — how many charging stations to buy or where to put them.

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Lotus Engineering launching new pilot containerized battery test facility

Green Car Congress

Lotus Engineering is launching a pilot containerized battery testing facility to assess energy storage solutions for the booming EV sector.

2020 353

Electric car platform for Hyundai, Kia, Genesis: Bi-directional charging, robotaxi ready

Green Car Reports

Hyundai on Tuesday revealed more about the platform, called E-GMP, that will underpin next-generation electric vehicles sold across Hyundai Motor Group brands—including Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis. A high-performance model based on E-GMP will be able to dash from 0-62 mph in less than 3.5

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Hyundai Group's next-generation EV platform revealed

Discover EV

Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has lifted the lid on its first dedicated EV platform. Called the E-GMP and due to hit the road in 2021, it will underpin Hyundai and Kia's next generation of EVs, offering more range, ultra-rapid charging and a world-first 400V and 800V bi-directional charging system

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Millennials Really Do Intend to Buy Cars. Thank the Pandemic.

The Truth About Cars

Forget all you’ve heard about Millennials (24-39 years old) and their disdain for automobiles. COVID-19 has changed that, as 31 percent of those without a car intend to buy one in the next six months, and 45 percent of them are Millennials.

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Mitsubishi Heavy invests in Monolith Materials to support clean hydrogen production

Green Car Congress

Monolith Materials, Inc. has received an investment from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. to support its commercial-scale, emissions-free hydrogen manufacturing technology.

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Rimac shows how EVs are tested for electromagnetic emissions—with C_Two supercar

Green Car Reports

The Rimac C_Two electric supercar is undergoing final testing and regulatory certification ahead of the start of deliveries in 2021. Part of that process involves testing for electromagnetic emissions, the Croatian company explained Wednesday in a release and video.

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Case study: Why leasing made sense for petrolhead Josh

Green Cars News

Josh Hawtin just got his rapid Seat Cupra 290 delivered and is loving the responsiveness and excitement of the car’s capabilities in track mode through its FWD system

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Tarraco the latest SEAT to gain PHEV power

Discover EV

SEAT is rolling out its electrified strategy apace with the latest model to gain an electrified powertrain being the large Tarraco SUV. It now joins the Leon in being offered in e-HYBRID form, helping to bring down the Spanish brand's fleet emissions before new, stringent targets come into force

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Lucid Motors completes first phase of construction of EV factory

Green Car Congress

Lucid Motors announced completion of the first phase of construction at the new Lucid AMP-1 (Advanced Manufacturing Plant) factory in Casa Grande, AZ, with the commissioning of production equipment and processes underway ahead of start of production for Lucid Air in Spring of 2021.

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Subaru electric crossover: How it could take form in 2021

Green Car Reports

Subaru's much-discussed electric crossover still appears to be on track, based on comments by the automaker's CEO. Tomomi Nakamura mentioned the EV again in a (Japanese-language) interview this Reuters last month, discussing the automaker's sales results.

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136. BATTERY MANAGEMENT IS DISRUPTING THE VALUE CHAIN IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES — PART 1

Qnovo

When it comes to electric vehicles, there is an understanding that the battery is a fundamental component to the vehicle’s utility. Yet, there is also a false expectation that the battery can deliver all what drivers expect from an EV.

2020 52

5G and Electric Vehicles: Essential Connectivity for Intelligent E-Mobility

Electra Vehicles

The electric vehicle industry continues to fortify its advances in all-electric driving with features beyond the battery like Over-the-Air (OTA) updates and Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) connectivity, both of which create smarter, higher performing, and more connected vehicles.

2020 52

Empa and partners exploring DME as fuel with new heavy-duty test engine

Green Car Congress

Empa, together with FPT Motorenforschung AG Arbon, Politechnico di Milano, lubricant manufacturer Motorex and other partners, is exporing the use of DME as a fuel for heavy-duty engines. A DME test engine has been in operation on a dynamometer in Empa’s Automotive Powertrains Technologies Laboratory.

2020 338

Arizona plant for Lucid Air electric sedan is complete, as company plans expansion for 2023 SUV

Green Car Reports

Lucid Motors on Tuesday announced completion of construction on its factory in Casa Grande, Arizona. Pending further equipment installations, the factory is scheduled to start building the Lucid Air electric car in spring 2021.

2020 123

Second-generation Toyota Mirai launched

Discover EV

Toyota revealed its second-generation Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) back in January, but it is now ready to hit the road.

2020 52

Potent Volkswagen Golf R arrives to top new range

Green Cars News

This is the all-new Volkswagen Golf R

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Volvo Trucks introduces the Volvo VNR Electric truck in the US, Canada

Green Car Congress

Volvo Trucks North America announced the commercial introduction and sales start of its zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric vehicle to the North American market. The Class 8 Volvo VNR Electric truck model has a scheduled production start of early 2021.

2020 324

Report: VW-based Ford electric vehicle will be built in Germany

Green Car Reports

A previously-discussed Ford electric car based on Volkswagen's MEB platform will be built in Germany, at one of the Blue Oval's own factories, Automotive News reported Sunday. Ford will invest $1.2

2020 122

How the EV Charging Industry Is Emerging and Evolving

EV Connect

Most of the time, evolution moves slowly. But sometimes it’s lightning-fast. After 150 years without much happening around electric vehicles, Tesla set off a spark in 2006 that triggered a chain reaction of rapid growth and change.

New DS4 to get hybrid tech and all-new look

Green Cars News

DS Automobiles has revealed the first details of its all-new DS4 – a premium hatchback that is an alternative to the likes of the Audi A3 and BMW 1 Series

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Hyundai Motor Group reveals E-GMP; first dedicated BEV platform, for next-generation BEV line-up

Green Car Congress

Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), a dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform. Revealed online during an ‘E-GMP Digital Discovery’ event, the platform will serve as the core technology for Hyundai Motor Group’s next-generation BEV line-up.

2020 320

Environmental groups call out carmakers opposing cleaner California standards, EV mandate

Green Car Reports

Following a change of allegiance by General Motors, environmental groups are calling out the remaining automakers that still oppose California's ability to set its own, stricter, emissions standards.

2020 122

Benchhmark report: cobalt’s price rises highlight shift to battery-driven pricing dynamics

Green Car Congress

While cobalt prices have shown positive signs of late, there are nuances within the market which highlight the key fundamentals that will likely decide cobalt’s future price trend—which is taking its cues less and less from the industrial metal supply chain, according to a new report from Benchmark Mineral Intelligence.

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Renault Trucks broadens its all-electric lineup

Green Car Congress

Renault Trucks is broadening its all-electric lineup. There is a now wider choice of batteries for medium-duty electric vehicles: the Renault Trucks D and D Wide Z.E can now accommodate 66 kWh battery packs. Furthermore, the Renault Trucks Master Z.E.

2020 312

UH, Toyota researchers develop new cathode and electrolyte for high-power Mg battery rivaling Li-ion

Green Car Congress

Researchers from the University of Houston and the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) report in Nature Energy that they have developed a new cathode and electrolyte—previously the limiting factors for a high-energy magnesium battery—to demonstrate a magnesium battery capable of operating at room temperature and delivering a power density comparable to that offered by lithium-ion batteries.

2020 299

SEAT large SUV Tarraco e-HYBRID PHEV enters production

Green Car Congress

SEAT continues to expand its range of electrified vehicles, as the SEAT Tarraco e-HYBRID enters production this week. The plug-in hybrid version of the brand’s flagship delivers a maximum power of 245PS (180kW), making it the most powerful Tarraco produced to date.

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