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The majority of vehicle buyers are older than 54

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by Michael Sivak. In this analysis, I compare the age composition of buyers of new light-duty vehicles (cars and light trucks) in 2007 and 2017. The data for 2007 came from IHS Markit and they apply to the buyers during the calendar year, while the data for 2017 were calculated from the information published by Wards Intelligence and they apply to the buyers of the model-year vehicles.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover pics, specs leak before LA auto show debut

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A webpage on the Ford consumer website may have leaked critical information, pictures, specifications, and details about the Mustang Mach-E all-electric crossover Thursday before the car's debut Sunday ahead of the 2019 Los Angeles auto show. The information was first reported by MachEForum.com. A spokesman for Ford said the automaker would have.

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End of Life EV recycling

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Wading into a topic that always generates healthy debate, our technical correspondent, Rob Marshall, adds fresh research to the evolving topic about EV's true green credentials.

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World Premier Of My Latest One Act Play This Sunday!

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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ExxonMobil, FuelCell Energy expand agreement to optimize carbonate fuel cell technology for large-scale carbon capture

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ExxonMobil and FuelCell Energy, Inc. signed a new, two-year expanded joint-development agreement to further enhance carbonate fuel cell technology for the purpose of capturing carbon dioxide from industrial facilities. The agreement, worth up to $60 million, will focus efforts on optimizing the core technology, overall process integration and large-scale deployment of carbon capture solutions.

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Report: Employers should see workplace charging as more than a perk for its workers

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Workplace electric vehicle charging is often seen as an employment perk both by businesses and their (current or prospective) employees, but that strategy could be short-sighted. On-site electric chargers may actually be a boon for business, a report suggests, potentially bringing in customers and attracting a stable, engaged workforce. The study.

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Be on The LookOut For This Friend Of Freddy

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Bidirectional Charging Management (BCM) research project gets green light; tying in renewables

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The newly launched Bidirectional Charging Management (BCM) research project is bringing together companies and institutions from the automotive, energy and scientific sectors to develop technology to interlink vehicles, charging infrastructure and power grids in a way that facilitates the widest possible use of renewable energy and at the same time increases power supply reliability.

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Survey on EV shopping experience: It still falls apart on the sales lot

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From up above, the future for electric vehicles looks bright. EV sales in the U.S. rose 81 percent from 2017 to 2018, and multiple automakers are talking about mass-market electric vehicles that will be available across the country and offered volumes beyond what’s needed to secure regulatory credits. Shoppers are interested, too. One study.

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Tesla Model 3 and BMW i3: long term test review

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My name is Gina Purcell and in September 2019 I replaced my 2004 Audi S4 V8 Avant Auto with a nine-month-old Approved Used BMW i3S.

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

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Keynote Trailer: Holland to New Zealand by Electric Car

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One Man. One Car. One Mission. Zero Emissions. 1222 days. 34 countries. 100,450km from Holland to New Zealand in an […]. The post Keynote Trailer: Holland to New Zealand by Electric Car appeared first on Plug Me In.

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Hyundai Mobis develops ultra-short-range-radar-based Rear-Autonomous Emergency Braking

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Hyundai Mobis has developed a new rear-autonomous emergency braking (R-AEB) technology that uses ultra short-range radar (USRR) for the first time. The new technology is expected to contribute greatly to prevent unexpected backover crashes since it responds faster and has a wider detection range than conventional ultrasound sensors used in such systems.

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Volkswagen breaks ground on plant expansion for US-made electric cars

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Volkswagen has broken ground on an $800 million expansion of its Tennessee production facility that will eventually house assembly lines for electric vehicles. The Wednesday announcement marks the beginning of a shift toward battery-electric vehicles for the U.S. market. While Americans will not see this generation of VW's new ID 3.

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Should Yellow Traffic Lights Last Longer?

Cars That Think

An Oregon man who sued for the right to call himself an engineer scores another victory as the Institute of Transportation Engineers agrees to consider his proposals for the timing of yellow lights.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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Tesla Gigafactory Europe to be built in Germany

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EV manufacture in the UK has been dealt a blow as Tesla boss, Elon Musk, has announced that the Tesla Gigafactory Europe will be built in Germany.

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MIT team finds aviation emissions’ impacts on air quality larger than on climate

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Researchers at MIT have determined that growth in aviation causes twice as much damage to air quality as to the climate. In an open-access paper in the journal Environmental Research Letters , they examine how this damage can be mitigated, and provide consistent comparative assessments of aviation emissions trade-offs, considering both climate and air quality impacts.

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Report from Germany: Tesla years ahead, German automakers falling behind

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Stop us if you've heard this before: A plucky, California-based startup managed to leapfrog the titans of the automotive industry and claim the title of world's first luxury EV automaker. That Tesla leapfrogged a large portion of the industry and pioneered the premium EV is hardly an earth-shattering revelation, but what makes this particular take.

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Driving Tests Coming for Autonomous Cars

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Standards groups are working on safety rules for robotic cars, but codifying them won’t be easy.

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10,000 charging locations milestone reached as EVs more popular than ever

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New data from charge point mapping experts, Zap-Map, has confirmed that there are now over 10,000 public locations at which to charge electric cars.

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Hyundai Motor Group launches new mobility service venture in LA: MoceanLab

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Hyundai Motor Group has launched MoceanLab, a mobility service venture, as part of the Group’s larger initiative to create a sustainable, connected future. MoceanLab will provide mobility services in the City of Los Angeles, and expand its services to autonomous ridesharing, shuttling, multimodal transportation, and personal mobility. After a comprehensive thorough review, Hyundai Motor Group identified Los Angeles as the city to launch the MoceanLab.

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At $79 a month, is this the best electric-car lease deal of 2019?

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Although upmarket electric-vehicle startups seem to think that there will be an unlimited market for luxury EVs, it pays to remember that going electric isn’t reserved for the rich. It might actually dramatically reduce your commuting costs. Such is the case if you’re in certain Northeast or Mid-Atlantic markets. You could land a lease.

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A brief history of… Skoda Octavia

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With the fourth generation Skoda Octavia revealed this week to coincide with its 60th anniversary, we take a look at why and how this model became the ‘heart and engine’ of Skoda and helped turn the brand around from playground joke to its biggest seller globally

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New Škoda Octavia joins iV range with PHEV option

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The fourth generation Škoda Octavia has been revealed and thanks to a new PHEV powertrain, will join the brand's iV range.

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Blue World Technologies signs strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese EV manufacturer AIWAYS; methanol fuel cell vehicles

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Blue World Technologies has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China-based new energy vehicle manufacturer AIWAYS, with the purpose of supplying the market with vehicles powered by methanol fuel cells for fast refueling and long range. During the Chinese International Import Expo 2019 (CIIE 2019) in Shanghai, Blue World Technologies joined partners, German Gumpert AIWAYS, developer of methanol fuel cell performance cars, and AIWAYS, Chinese manufacturer of high-end electric vehicles,

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Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. Tesla Model Y: How the electric cars compare

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Shoppers soon will have multiple fully electric options in one of the new-vehicle market’s hottest segments—the compact crossover. The Tesla Model Y and Ford Mach-E are both fundamentally the same size as popular models like the Honda CR-V or Toyota RAV4 but go without tailpipes and fuel tanks and promise to pack in a lot more.

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Review: Vauxhall Astra

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At what point does a facelift cease and a wholehearted update of a car begin? In the case of the Vauxhall Astra, that tipping point is now as the company introduces an entirely new range of engines.

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Ford stuns SEMA with 888bhp electric Mustang

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Called the Mustang Lithium, the car is a test bed for next-generation EV technologies which will see use in future models.

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UH team reports new catalyst efficiently produces hydrogen from seawater; promising for large-scale hydrogen production, desalination

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Researchers from the University of Houston have reported a significant breakthrough with a new oxygen evolution reaction catalyst that, combined with a hydrogen evolution reaction catalyst, achieved current densities capable of supporting industrial demands while requiring relatively low voltage to start seawater electrolysis. Researchers say the device, composed of inexpensive non-noble metal nitrides, manages to avoid many of the obstacles that have limited earlier attempts to inexpensively pr

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Lucid readies site of Arizona factory for Air electric sedan

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The Lucid Air moved one step closer to production last week, as Lucid announced Wednesday via Twitter that preliminary work is underway in the construction of its assembly plant in Casa Grande, Arizona. The EV startup, which is far more reserved about its ambitions compared to other startups, has also begun accepting employment applications for.

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Volvo to offer one year's free electricity to PHEV drivers

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Hoping to highlight and maximise the fuel- and emissions-saving potential of its vehicles, Volvo has launched a Take Charge campaign

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ZF and Danfoss partner on silicon- and silicon-carbide power modules for electric drivelines

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Danfoss Silicon Power GmbH have extended their existing cooperation with a new strategic partnership for silicon- and silicon-carbide power modules. The partners plan to improve the efficiency of electric drivelines by leveraging engineering and cost benefits at the interface between power modules and inverters. The partnership will see the two companies engage in joint research and development, with Danfoss also supplying power modules for silicon applications.

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Pierburg, Swoboda, BASF and GM develop the first all-plastic fuel vapor pump assembly in series production

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Pierburg (Rheinmetall Automotive), Swoboda, BASF and General Motors (GM) have developed the first all-plastic fuel vapor pump assembly in series production. It is currently produced at Pierburg’s facility in Fountain Inn, South Carolina and placed on the 2019 Cadillac XT4. The assembly is mounted on the engine and directly transfers evaporated fuel emissions from the evaporative emission control (EVAP) system into the engine, which maintains the low level of vehicle emissions as well as improvin

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Adamas: NCM 811 is now the second-most used cathode chemistry in China’s passenger EV market

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Up from just 1% in January 2019, NCM 811 is now the second-most used cathode chemistry in China’s passenger EV market, according to Adamas Intelligence’s latest “ EV Battery Capacity Monthly ” report. In September 2019, sales of new passenger EVs with NCM 811 battery cells were responsible for 18% of all passenger EV battery capacity (in MWh) deployed in China, and 7% of all capacity deployed globally.

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Lifecycle CO2 balance of Mercedes-Benz EQC as low as 17.1t CO2 with hydropower

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The lifecycle CO 2 balance of the Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC is as low as 17.1 tonnes of CO 2 when the electricity is produced by hydropower; 16.4 tonnes of that is from the production of the vehicle itself. On the average EU electricity mix, the lifecycle CO 2 balance almost doubles to 32.4 tonnes CO 2 , based on the 360? environmental check by Mercedes; the results were verified by TÜV Süd.

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