Sat.Jun 27, 2020 - Fri.Jul 03, 2020

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Researchers combine AI and radar to allow vehicles to spot hazards around corners

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Using radar commonly deployed to track speeders and fastballs, researchers have developed an automated system that will allow cars to peer around corners and spot oncoming traffic and pedestrians. Researchers combined artificial intelligence and radar used to track speeders to develop a system that will allow vehicles to spot hazards hidden around corners.

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Jaguar Land Rover fuel-cell project to counter “diminishing returns” of batteries in big SUVs

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Jaguar Land Rover’s involvement in hydrogen fuel-cell development goes well beyond backroom tinkering. In a media Q&A following a company update Friday, Jaguar Land Rover’s executive director of product engineering, Nick Rogers, clarified the project reported earlier this week—and underscored that there’s real potential.

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Mercedes-Benz Vito: prices and specs announced for evolved van

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Offered in a choice of two van models, three lengths, four engine derivatives, two transmissions and three trims, the evolved Mercedes-Benz Vito offers more efficiency, more security, and more safety for 2020.

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New Citroën ë-C4 makes global debut

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Citroën is continuing its EV drive with possibly the most important car to turn electric to date – the ë-C4. Not only does the car have the burden of being the brand's first C-segment EV, it is also the first car to gain new styling which is more SUV than regular hatch.

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

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BMW Group opens new Additive Manufacturing Campus

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The BMW Group has officially opened its new Additive Manufacturing Campus. The new center brings together production of prototype and series parts under one roof, along with research into new 3D printing technologies, and associate training for the global rollout of toolless production. The €15-million campus will allow the BMW Group to develop its position as technology leader in the utilization of additive manufacturing in the automotive industry.

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Ford shifted the way it lists Mustang Mach-E electric SUV battery capacity: Why it matters

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Ford announced the opening of its order banks for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E electric SUV Wednesday. With that, Ford released adjusted power and torque specs for the Mach-E—reflecting a 3% to 4% boost in rated power over previous preliminary estimates. But in the electric car world, where Tesla acceleration videos have made us all a little numb.

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Classic AC Cobra gets EV power

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Back in 1964, AC Cars tested one of their Le Mans Cobras on the M1, hitting 185mph in the process – which spurred the government to implement the limit. Now, you can buy one with an electric powertrain.

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Samsung Heavy Industries and Bloom Energy sign joint development agreement for SOFC-powered ships

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Solid-oxide fuel-cell manufacturer Bloom Energy and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), a part of Samsung Group, have signed a joint development agreement (JDA) to design and to develop fuel cell-powered ships. The two companies will work together to realize their vision of clean power for ships and a more sustainable marine shipping industry. SHI LNG carrier.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime first drive review: The way a plug-in hybrid should be

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Right about the time I’d passed 30 miles of all-electric driving with the RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid, I knew this experience was going to be different. There was plenty of charge left. With an expected EPA-rated 42-mile range from its big 18.1-kwh battery pack, followed by an expected 38 mpg combined after running through the charge, the RAV4.

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Volkswagen Tiguan to introduce dynamic R model as well as PHEV option as part of refresh

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The Volkswagen Tiguan is Europe’s most successful SUV, and also the Volkswagen Group’s most popular model, so it’s no surprise to see it receive a comprehensive update for 2020.

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

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Hyundai announces PHEV version of Santa Fe

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Hyundai revealed the new Santa Fe back in June but at that point we didn't have any details of powertrains. Now, the Korean brand has confirmed what we long expected, and that is that the globally-popular SUV will gain a plug-in hybrid powertrain for the first time.

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Ford awards TomTom global traffic service deal for next-gen SYNC tech

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Ford has awarded TomTom a global multi-year deal to provide Ford’s next-generation SYNC with its real-time traffic service. The all-new 2021 Ford F-150 pickup and the soon to be delivered all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV are the first Ford vehicles available with the technology. TomTom Traffic provides accurate, real-time traffic information, which will keep Ford drivers informed and can help them reduce their travel time.

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Classic Jaguar, Bentley, Rolls EV conversions celebrate the past without the gasoline

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Owning a classic car doesn't have to involve tailpipe emissions, or the high repair bills that often come with vintage gasoline engines. U.K.-based Lunaz offers electric conversions of classic from Jaguar, Bentley, and Rolls-Royce. Lunaz is currently taking customer orders for Jaguar XK120 and XK140 electric conversions, and recently completed a.

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Audi to expand e-tron line-up with introduction of ‘S’ performance models

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The ‘S’ prefix on an Audi has always signified high performance, and with the new e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback being the first EVs to use the collective power of three electric motors they’ve certainly earned the right to bear the badge.

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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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New Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid PHEV

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VW's Tiguan mid-sized SUV has long been a popular choice as a family bus – so popular that it's VW's best selling car. The brand has now unveiled the new 2021 Tiguan which has received an interior and exterior styling overhaul as well as a new PHEV powertrain.

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NEVS launches PONS mobility ecosystem with autonomous vehicles for city needs; Sango

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NEVS has presented its new mobility ecosystem: PONS—the first generation of autonomous vehicles with a connected user interface. The self-driving vehicle Sango is the centerpiece of the system. The self-driving vehicle Sango. NEVS developed PONS because cities all over the world, clogged by pollution and traffic, want to do whatever they can to reduce the use of cars.

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Lordstown Endurance electric pickup: A premiere, a political rally, and a pushback to summer 2021

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The eagerly anticipated premiere event for the Lordstown Endurance electric pickup prototype held Thursday revealed very little new information about the product. Instead, the event included an aspect that Silicon Valley—or Detroit, usually—likes to keep out of its technology and vehicle events: having them become overtly political.

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Top five things we learned off-roading in a Land Rover Defender

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When you think of the word ‘iconic’ in the automotive world, one of the vehicles that immediately springs to mind is the Land Rover Defender.

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134. WHAT WE LEARNED FROM 100M SMARTPHONES

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Tesla’s market valuation hit today $225 Billion, more than the valuation of any other auto manufacturer, highlighting the importance of the lithium-ion battery to our economies. The battery is the product differentiator for electric vehicles, stationary energy storage and many consumer devices. Each category is pushing the specifications of the battery — and they all share similar themes: more charge capacity, faster charging, battery longevity, less weight, less cost, and absolute safety!

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Guidehouse Insights names Rivian, NIO, and Nikola the leading EV “upstarts”

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A new Leaderboard Report from Guidehouse Insights evaluates the strategy and execution of 21 electric vehicle (EV) upstarts, with Rivian, NIO, and Nikola ranked as the leading market players. The Guidehouse Insights Leaderboard Grid. Interest in and adoption of battery electric vehicles (BEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) continues to grow globally, driven by declining costs from battery innovations and supportive government policies.

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Production-bound Nissan Ariya electric vehicle: July debut, due in 2021

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Nissan will reveal the production version of its long-awaited electric crossover based on the Ariya Concept on July 15 in Yokohama, Nissan confirmed Monday at its global automaker’s annual shareholders’ meeting. Although Nissan USA confirmed the date of the debut to Green Car Reports, it isn’t yet providing specific launch timing.

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Audi Q5 to receive facelift and mild-hybrid option

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Audi has revealed details about the mid-life refresh for its Q5 SUV, with a sharp new look and upgraded cabin the main talking points as well as the introduction of plug-in hybrid variants after launch.

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supercharger map with range circle

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Our friends of the forum "forum.supercharge.info" made a great chart that I find useful because in addition to the list of superchargers ( that you also have on Tesla website), their interface provides the possibility to draw range circles around one or several locations. A great feature for the ones with range anxiety Here is the link : [link] Happy about this article ?

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Daimler Truck AG pushing forward with series production of fuel cells

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Daimler Truck AG is pushing forward with series production of fuel cells with Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG. Over the past ten years, experts from Daimler have built up extensive know-how in this field and have developed production methods and processes. In close cooperation with their colleagues in Vancouver, Canada, and with the ongoing fuel cell development activities, the Stuttgart-based engineers are now transferring that experience to the direct preliminary stage of future series p

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Lucid Air claimed to be the most aerodynamically efficient luxury car

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It's appropriate that a car named Air produced good results in the wind tunnel. Lucid Motors says its upcoming electric car will be the world's most aerodynamically efficient luxury car when it goes into production later this year. The Air achieved a drag coefficient (Cd) of 0.21 in recent wind tunnel tests, which is better than the 0.23 of the.

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Suzuki Across: New SUV revealed as part of Toyota collaboration

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No, it’s not a crossword puzzle clue, the Suzuki Across is the first fruit borne of the partnership with Toyota announced last year.

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Xpeng starts delivery of P7 EV sports sedan

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Xpeng Motors has begun China-wide delivery of its new P7 super-long range, high-performance, smart EV sports sedan to customers. This follows the receiving of the official production license on 19 May from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology for its new own-built, wholly-owned factory, the Zhaoqing Xpeng Motors Intelligent Industrial Park, in Xpeng’s home Guangdong Province.

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Evonik develops novel anion exchange membrane for electrolytic production of hydrogen; CHANNEL project

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The central component of the electrolyzer, which has a major influence on efficiency and reliability, is an ion-conducting membrane. Evonik has now developed a novel anion exchange membrane (AEM), which should contribute to the breakthrough of electrolytic production of hydrogen. Anion exchange membrane (AEM) electrolysis can potentially combine the beneficial features of the PEM and alkaline electrolyzer technologies—i.e. a low cost, raw materials that do not raise concerns in terms of su

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New Volkswagen Tiguan with PHEV option

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Volkswagen has premiered the new Tiguan, now available with a plug-in hybrid drive option for select markets (not including the US), the Tiguan eHybrid. ( Earlier post.). Tiguan eHybrid. The Volkswagen Tiguan is Europe’s most successful Sports Utility Vehicle and one of the top-selling SUVs in the world. More than six million units have been produced to date.

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Mexico and Canada are the biggest recipients of US petroleum exports

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Total US petroleum exports have been increasing over the last 10 years, reaching an all-time high of 8.5 million barrels per day (mmbd) in 2019. The United States exported 1.2 mmbd of petroleum to Mexico in 2019, which was 14% of total US petroleum exports, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Canada received 1.0 mmbd or 12%.

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Project ASLAN launches open-source self-driving software platform

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To accelerate the progression of driverless technology, Project ASLAN has launched an open-source and rapidly deployable self-driving software platform. The free and open software stack has been launched expressly to foster engineering collaboration. Project ASLAN is a new international not-for-profit collaboration between commercial enterprise, leading technology universities, transport authorities and self-driving hardware and software engineers.

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Mercedes-Benz announces strategic partnership and equity stake in Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis

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Mercedes-Benz has entered a far-reaching strategic partnership with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy (Ganzhou) Co., Ltd., including taking an equity stake. Key elements of the agreement include the development and industrialization of advanced cell technologies, accompanied by ambitious goals for cost competitiveness. The technological focus is on significant increases in range through advances in energy density and the reduction of charging times.

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GM Defense awarded $214.3M contract to produce Army’s Infantry Squad Vehicle; based on 2020 Colorado with 2.8L diesel

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The US Army Contracting Command–Detroit Arsenal announced that GM Defense LLC , a subsidiary of General Motors, has been awarded the production contract to build, field and sustain the Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV). The total production ISV contract award value is $214.3 million to procure the initial Army Procurement Objective of 649. The approved Army Acquisition Objective is 2,065 vehicles.

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Volkswagen Zwickau car factory now producing only electric models

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The end of production of the Golf Variant concludes the Volkswagen Zwickau plant’s 116-year history of building combustion engine vehicles. The last model with a combustion engine—a seventh-generation Golf R Estate with 2.0-liter gasoline engine—left the assembly line on Friday at the Zwickau car factory. Going forward, only electric models of Volkswagen and in future also of the sister brands Audi and Seat will be produced in Zwickau.

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