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Octillion becomes official battery supplier for FNM electric trucks in Brazil

Green Car Congress

Li-ion battery provider Octillion Power Systems is working with the reborn FNM (now Fábrica Nacional de Mobilidades) in Brazil to produce battery-electric trucks; FNM has selected Octillion as the official battery supplier for the coming lineup.

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2021 Toyota Sienna first drive: 36 mpg and design flair make the minivan relevant again

Green Car Reports

If Toyota’s minivan goes hybrid and sips fuel at 36 miles per gallon, is the era of the “swagger wagon” over?

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J.D. Power: Totally Changing Society Hasn’t Made People Want Electric Vehicles

The Truth About Cars

Despite governments the world over practically forcing electric vehicles down our collective throat via stringent emission standards, the average person living in North America hasn’t changed their mind on them. According to a recent survey by J.D.

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Is leasing an electric car a good idea?

Go Ultra Low

At Go Ultra Low, we think leasing can be a great way to sample what it’s like to live with an electric car.

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Groundbreaking in Frankfurt for hydrogen refueling station for trains

Green Car Congress

Representatives from the State of Hesse, RMV (Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund), Alstom and Infraserv broke ground for a hydrogen filling station on the site of the Höchst industrial park in Frankfurt that will supply a fleet of 27 passenger fuel cell trains—currently, the world’s largest such.

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Fisker maps out reservations for Ocean electric SUV, sets sights on Europe

Green Car Reports

Fisker on Monday announced a spike in reservations for its Ocean electric SUV, and began sketching out plans for a European launch. The startup opened reservations for the Ocean on November 27, 2019—before actually unveiling the SUV at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show the following January.

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First month in European history that EV sales surpass Diesel

EV Info

This year has been a turbulent time for the global car market, espicially in Europe where car registrations dropped by 29% during the first nine months of the year – to 8.54 million units. In Spetember there are signs that Europe is all set for an electric revolution was the market rebounds. According to JATO’s figures for September 2020, this revolution has already started. .

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US biodiesel plant production capacity dropped 2% in 2020

Green Car Congress

The US Energy Information Administration released its annual US Biodiesel Plant Production Capacity report, containing data for all operating US biodiesel plants as of 1 January 2020.

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Report: 50 years ago, GM and Ford understood climate change was an issue

Green Car Reports

General Motors and Ford knew about the possible impact of climate change as far back as 50 years ago, according to a new report from E&E News.

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Ford Says Electric Transit Vans Are Coming for Real This Time

The Truth About Cars

Eager to prove itself as a forward thinking mobility brand, Ford has advised us to prepare for the debut of the battery powered E-Transit van on November 12th.

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New Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid and Turbo S E-Hybrid

Discover EV

Porsche has topped and tailed its Panamera E-Hybrid range with the launch of two new models. At the lower end we get the 4 E-Hybrid and at the top the Turbo S E-Hybrid.

2020 52

Line 144 in Munich all-electric with 8 new Ebusco buses; first fully electric line

Green Car Congress

The Munich Traffic Association (MVG) has deployed 8 new Ebusco buses. From now on, line 144 will be driven entirely electrically with these buses—his is the first fully electric line in Munich.

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The Hummer EV isn't the first electric truck in GMC history

Green Car Reports

The recently-unveiled 2022 GMC Hummer EV was touted as the brand's first all-electric vehicle, but that's not entirely accurate.

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Hyundai KONA fire risk - global recalls announced for KONA owners

EVolution

IBreaking news yesterday, as Hyundai recall over 700 Kona’s in New Zealand following, recalls in Korea, North America, and Europe. Australia might be next.

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2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Edition review

Discover EV

Is Volkswagen’s ID.3 a pioneer of a new mobility era? We get our hands on the first versions to arrive in UK this autumn: The 1st Edition

2020 52

Daimler Buses using high fresh air content, fast exchange and filtration to counter COVID

Green Car Congress

In its fight against COVID-19 and for the protection of bus occupants, Daimler Buses is relying on a high fresh air content, a fast exchange of air and anti-viral high-performance particle filters in its vehicles.

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Why do owners of Toyota hybrids keep their vehicles so long?

Green Car Reports

Toyota hybrid owners, on average, keep their cars much longer than owners of other vehicles. That's according to a new analysis from iSeeCars, which analyzed 900,000 used cars from model years 2012 and 2013 sold in 2020.

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MG ZS EV - Australia's most affordable EV?

EVolution

It’s been a bit of a wait, but finally pre-orders for the MG ZS EV are now open in Australia! Only the third all-electric vehicle to hit Australian roads to be priced around $50k, the MG ZS EV SUV is the first entirely electric vehicle on offer by MG.

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Plug-in Car Grant would be wiped out by 'no deal' Brexit

Discover EV

The SMMT has warned that EVs built in the EU will cost an average of £2800 more if the UK exits the EU without a deal. As well as effectively wiping out the current plug-in car grant, UK-built EVs would cost around £2000 more in the EU, likely reducing the number sold to our closest export market

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Fairfax County & Dominion Energy launch Virginia’s first publicly funded autonomous electric shuttle pilot project

Green Car Congress

Fairfax County and Dominion Energy have launched passenger service on Relay—the first publicly funded autonomous electric shuttle and test of driverless technology in public transportation in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Tires could be costing EV owners an extra charge a year, study suggests

Green Car Reports

Over the life of an electric vehicle, tires can have a profound effect on electric vehicle range and efficiency. That’s been given more nuance with a new collaborative study, between Geely Research Institute, Shanglong Linglong Tire Co.,

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Nissan Leaf gains new trim level and tech

Green Cars News

The electric Nissan Leaf has been given a minor update, with the highlight being the introduction of a new 62kWh N-Connecta trim

2020 47

The Tuatara Is The World's Fastest Production Car

Cars That Think

The key was the lapidary engine, together with a passel of sensors and diagnostics. transportation transportation/advanced-cars

2020 60

ROUSH CleanTech enters EV market with Class 6 electric vehicles

Green Car Congress

ROUSH CleanTech, known for its advanced clean transportation solutions, is entering the electric truck market. ROUSH is providing Penske Truck Leasing with all-new Ford F-650 battery electric vehicles later this year for deployment across Southern California.

2020 329

Ford's rival to Autopilot and Super Cruise: Priced, and coming to Mach-E electric SUV

Green Car Reports

Ford has announced a few more details about its upcoming Active Driver Assist technology, which will rival systems like GM’s Super Cruise and Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot functionality.

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Electrified cars outsell diesel in September

Discover EV

This tumultuous year of car sales and industry news still has a few aces up its sleeve, with electrified cars outselling diesel for the first time across Europe. Buoyed by deliveries of cars like the Volkswagen ID.3 and continuing anti-diesel sentiment, EVs, PHEVs, hybrids and mild hybrids are making up the shortfall

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MIT Unveils a Roboat Big Enough to Stand on

Cars That Think

A bunch of these boats could meet up to form ad hoc structures, like a bridge or a platform. transportation transportation/marine

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Researchers develop thin-layer artificial biofilm technology for green ethylene production

Green Car Congress

Researchers at the University of Turku in Finland have developed a thin-layer artificial biofilm technology for sustainable and long-term ethylene photoproduction. In the process, described in an open-access paper in the RSC journal Green Chemistry , recombinant Synechocystis sp.

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Survey: Americans expect more electric-car range than before pandemic

Green Car Reports

The coronavirus pandemic hasn't changed Americans feelings about electric cars, but car shoppers do expect more from EVs, according to a new J.D. Power survey.

2020 119

Fiat Panda refreshed for its 40th birthday

Green Cars News

The Fiat Panda range has been updated for 2021, with the refresh including new bumpers, additional colour options, a set of 16in alloy wheels and an updated interior

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Beep launching autonomous shuttle pilot in 2021 at Yellowstone National Park

Green Car Congress

Beep , a Florida-based autonomous Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) provider, will deploy the first autonomous shuttles at Yellowstone National Park with the National Parks Service (NPS) in May 2021. The pilot program will test multi-passenger, electric automated vehicle platforms to provide visitors a safe, innovative and eco-friendly transportation alternative while exploring Yellowstone.

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Linde and Shell team up to commercialize lower-carbon technology for ethylene: E-ODH

Green Car Congress

Linde GmbH and Shell announced an exclusive collaboration agreement on ethane-oxidative dehydrogenation (E-ODH) technology for ethylene production.

2020 301

Texas A&M researchers develop framework to identify health impacts of self-driving vehicles

Green Car Congress

Texas A&M University researchers have developed a conceptual model to identify systematically the potential health impacts of self-driving vehicles.

2020 283

WiTricity raises $34M in venture capital, including strategic investment from Mitsubishi

Green Car Congress

Wireless power transfer pioner WiTricity closed a $34-million investment round. Stage 1 Ventures led the round with participation from Air Waves Wireless Electricity and a strategic investment by Mitsubishi Corporation through its US subsidiary, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas).

2020 273

Workhorse Group submits formal application to FAA for type certification of HorseFly delivery drone

Green Car Congress

Workhorse Group Inc., a company focused on providing drone-integrated electric vehicles to the last mile delivery sector, has submitted its formal Type Certification application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the HorseFly Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). A type certificate signifies the airworthiness of a particular category of aircraft according to its manufacturing design. From application to approval, the certification process takes approximately 12 to 24 months.

2020 273

Neste and ANA collaborate on first supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Asia

Green Car Congress

Neste and All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and a 5-Star airline, are entering a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply agreement. ANA will become the first airline to use SAF on flights departing from Japan; the agreement also represents Neste’s first SAF supply to an Asian airline. Initial operations will begin from October 2020 as ANA plans SAF-fueled flights from both Haneda International airport and Narita International Airport.

2020 273

Study: Americans working from home are using more power and paying higher bills

Green Car Congress

A new study finds that from April to July American households spent an extra $6 billion to power their homes after a 10% rise in residential electricity use during the pandemic. To reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19, roughly one-third of Americans are working from home.

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