Sat.Mar 09, 2019 - Fri.Mar 15, 2019

Youth Climate Strikes Have The $uperpower To Shut This Country Down & Force America To Take Emergency Climate Action

Creative Greenius

If Kids Don’t Lead, Adults Will Willingly Sacrifice Them. My friend and mentor, Bill McKibben has an Op Ed about this Friday’s Student Climate Strikes in today’s on-line edition of the LA Times that will be news to LAT readers but not to Creative Greenius devotees.

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BMW launches plug-in hybrid variant of X3; updates to other PHEVs

Green Car Congress

At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, BMW announced the market launch of a plug-in hybrid variant of the globally popular BMW X3.

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A/C for a VW conversion

Electric Cars are for Girls

I intend converting a VW sedan to electric, but live in a hot climate. Is it possible/practical to have A/C. Also how much will the range be reduced

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Production Sono Sion solar-assisted car makes appearance

Green Car Reports

Concept cars are relatively easy to build—particularly concepts of cars that may exist only on paper or as clay and foil design studies. That has given rise to a host of new concepts launched as online crowd-funded endeavors of various levels of seriousness and potential.

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@LAtimes Doesn’t Know That Tens Of Thousands Of Children Walked Out Of School In Countries All around The World To Strike For Climate Action. Toxic Fumes From LAX & Chevron Refinery Make Editor’s Too Dopey To Do Their Jobs #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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New solid-electrolyte interphase may boost prospects for rechargeable Li-metal batteries

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Rechargeable lithium metal batteries with increased energy density, performance, and safety may be possible with a newly-developed, solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI), according to Penn State researchers.

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Building a Electric Land Rover

Electric Cars are for Girls

I'm looking to build a EV Land Rover using a 90 kw motor. It is my first time doing this and I'm doing it as a personal project. I would like some advice

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@LATimes Has Done P**s Poor Reporting On Climate Strikers And Leaves It To @BillMcKibben To Report The News For Them. Here’s Some More News They Won’t Report #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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New Flyer unveils Xcelsior CHARGE H2 bus; first to offer two fuel-cell-electric models eligible for federal funding

Green Car Congress

New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, subsidiaries of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”),

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Is there a list of EV conversion shops?

Electric Cars are for Girls

As exciting as a DIY electric conversion sounds, many people don't have the time, skills, and/or inclination to convert a vehicle themselves. On your main

2019 116

VW boosts electric car plans with more models, 22 million EVs in 10 years

Green Car Reports

VW has been busy putting logistics in place to build as many as 15 million examples of 50 new electric models (across its portfolio of brands) by 2028. At its annual conference at its headquarters in Wolfsburg Tuesday, the company upped that commitment to 22 million cars among 70 new electric models in a second wave of models based on its new MEB

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We Don’t Have To Wait Till 2100 For The Climate S**t To Hit The Fan @LATimes, It Already Has, But That’s News To Your Paper. Those Chevron Fumes In El Segundo Have Your Editors Woozy #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Lion Electric launches battery-electric Class 8 urban truck

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Canada-based Lion Electric Co. Lion) has unveiled its first all-electric Class 8 urban truck this morning. The Lion8 will be commercialized this Fall and the first vehicle will be delivered to Société des Alcools du Québec (SAQ).

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Practical and powerful: Top five hot hatchbacks

Green Cars News

Hot hatchbacks have evolved massively over the last decade or so but, for them to work effectively, they must provide what they always have – power and practicality in equal measure

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Next Fiat 500 to arrive in 2020 only as electric car, executive confirms

Green Car Reports

Are you ready for a new generation of the Fiat 500e electric car? At the pace of the auto industry, and its five or six year cycles, it’s overdue. And from a report released last week, it could arrive around this time next year. Last week Fiat revealed an all-electric Concept Centoventi, which envisioned a future EV that would offer a lot

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@LATimes The Real Story Is How Clueless Your Reporting Has Been While All This All Happened Right Under Your Noses And How Shocked You Seem Now #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Nissan and DOCOMO test I2V technology using 5G in moving vehicle

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Nissan and NTT DOCOMO, INC. are putting Nissan’s Invisible-to-Visible technology through its field test in a moving vehicle, using DOCOMO’s fifth-generation mobile communications connectivity.

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Real-life review: What happens when you run out of battery in a Nissan Leaf?

Green Cars News

Range anxiety

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EPA proposes more smog-contributing ethanol in summer gasoline

Green Car Reports

Ethanol is known as an alternative fuel, and is even renewable. But that doesn't always make it clean. The Environmental Protection Agency, after proposing watered down emissions and fuel economy standards for cars, has now released a proposal to increase the amount of ethanol blended into pump gas year-round, including selling E15 in the summer. EPA ethanol smog air pollution

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I summed Up the @LATimes Interview With Nancy Pelosi To Add The #ClimateEmergency Reality She’s Hiding From #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Williams Advanced Engineering develops pair of innovative CFRP technologies: 223 and Racetrak

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Williams Advanced Engineering has developed a pair of innovative technologies that promise a step-change in the affordability of composite materials.

2019 116

Interview: Dave Timmis on saying hello to Leasing.com

Green Cars News

Since ContractHireAndLeasing.com was launched in the year 2000, a lot has changed

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Tesla Model Y: Comparing some of the details vs. Model 3

Green Car Reports

Tesla CEO Elon Musk prefaced his introduction of the company’s more affordable upcoming electric SUV, the Model Y, Thursday night, by noting how hard achieving at-scale mass production of Model X has been—and what a difficult year 2018 had been for him and Tesla. “It was pretty tight; it was a hard one,” said Musk. Elon Musk Tesla Motors

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@LATimes Editorial Board Still Has It’s Head Up It’s Ass About The Climate Crisis Now Raging #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Daimler hands over FUSO eCanter electric truck to Penske Truck Leasing in the US

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Penske Truck Leasing has taken delivery of its first FUSO eCanter elctric light-duty truck from Daimler. Penske received its fully electrified Freightliner eM2 truck from Daimler Trucks North America in the US end of last year. Earlier post.).

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Win £10k in cash with Leasing.com

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Looking for a new car? Would you like to win £10,000 while doing so? New car marketplace Leasing.com is offering you the chance to win £10,000 in cash by finding your next new car through the website

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2020 Tesla Model Y first details: 300-mile electric SUV, starting around $48k

Green Car Reports

Tesla’s Thursday night reveal event for the 2020 Tesla Model Y electric crossover SUV, just as previous events from the automaker, was raucous and packed with enthusiastic fans, including many who appeared to relish everything uttered by CEO Elon Musk. What made this event a bit of a departure—and perhaps a sign of the times—was. Elon Musk Tesla Motors

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When Will @LATimes Stop Normalizing Blatant Propaganda & Trump Ballwashing As “News?” #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Volkswagen now using robot to fit headliner in e-Golf

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The Gläserne Manufaktur in Dresden is continuing to develop into the Volkswagen Group’s primary test location for trialing innovative technologies. In conjunction with the Wolfsburg and Emden factories, the Gläserne Manufaktur is part of a “technical center” project.

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All-electric MG ZS to launch this autumn?

Green Cars News

MG has announced the launch of its very first battery electric vehicle in the UK this autumn

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2020 Trump budget would pull plug on electric vehicle tax credit

Green Car Reports

In his budget aimed at cutting $126 billion or 5 percent from non-defense federal spending, President Trump proposes to eliminate the plug-in vehicle tax credit that gives electric-car buyers up to $7,500 back on their federal taxes. Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow says he expects ending the tax credit to save the government $2.5 billion over. tax credit plug-in cars

Someone Tell The @LATimes That This Is A #ClimateEmergency Story. Editors’ Judgement Apparently impaired by Iraq Truffle Intoxication #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Tesla unveils Model Y electric crossover

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In an event in Los Angeles, Tesla unveiled its upcoming Model Y electric crossover.

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13 Brexit myths BUSTED by the motor industry

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13 Brexit myths BUSTED by the motor industry

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Forget the F-150, XL Hybrids offers a plug-in F-250 to do real work

Green Car Reports

As both established and startup automakers rush to build electric pickups, many seem to have forgotten a fundamental principle of pickup design: Trucks were meant to work. Ford has announced it is developing a plug-in hybrid F150, and Ford, GMC, Tesla, and startup automaker Rivian are all working on electric light--duty pickups. What none of them. Pickups Plug-in Truck

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Study shows uncovers how beetle gut microbes serve as reactor for fuel production

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UECC contracts for two battery hybrid LNG car carrier vessels

Green Car Congress

United European Car Carriers (UECC), jointly owned by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Wallenius Lines, has signed a contract for the construction of two new generation PCTC (Pure Car And Truck Carrier) with China Ship Building Trading Co., Ltd and Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co.

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