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

Green Car Congress

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.

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

Green Car Reports

Owning a classic car doesn't have to involve tailpipe emissions, or the high repair bills that often come with vintage gasoline engines. based Lunaz offers electric conversions of classic from Jaguar, Bentley, and Rolls-Royce.

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

Green Cars News

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

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.

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

Green Car Reports

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.

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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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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.

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

Green Car Reports

Jaguar Land Rover’s involvement in hydrogen fuel-cell development goes well beyond backroom tinkering.

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

Green Cars News

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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BMW Group opens new Additive Manufacturing Campus

Green Car Congress

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.

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

Green Car Reports

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.

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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

2020 52

Bentley Bentayga: The definitive luxury SUV to offer fresh styling and revised interior

Green Cars News

Bentley aim to raise the bar once again in the luxury SUV segment with their updated Bentayga

2020 60

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.

2020 297

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

Green Car Reports

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.

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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.

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Audi Q5 to receive facelift and mild-hybrid option

Green Cars News

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

2020 60

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.

2020 290

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

Green Car Reports

The eagerly anticipated premiere event for the Lordstown Endurance electric pickup prototype held Thursday revealed very little new information about the product.

2020 130

supercharger map with range circle

Supercharged EV

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.

2020 52

Land Rover Defender Hard Top reintroduced to line-up

Green Cars News

Land Rover has confirmed the new commercial Defender 90 and 110 models will restore the Hard Top name to its rugged 4x4 family

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

Green Car Congress

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.

2020 279

Arrival reveals an electric bus that fits right into its stylish EV ecosystem

Green Car Reports

An electric bus is the latest in what the UK-based Arrival calls an "ecosystem" that will also include electric ride-sharing cars, taxis, delivery vans, and charging infrastructure.

2020 128

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.

2020 272

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. Over the past ten years, experts from Daimler have built up extensive know-how in this field and have developed production methods and processes.

2020 270

Norsepower unveils first tiltable rotor sail installation with Sea-Cargo agreement

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Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, and SEA-CARGO, leading logistics provider in the North Sea market, announced an agreement to install two of Norsepower’s largest Rotor Sails ( earlier post ) on board the SC Connector , a sidedoor Ro-Ro.

2020 265

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.

2020 259

BMW Group opens Competence Center for E-Drive Production in Dingolfing and expands manufacturing capacity

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The BMW Group has opened the Competence Center for E-Drive Production at its largest European manufacturing location in Dingolfing. Having produced electric powertrain components in Dingolfing since 2013, the BMW Group is now expanding its capacity significantly.

2020 256

Volvo Penta develops electric driveline for Rosenbauer fire truck

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Volvo Penta has developed an electric driveline for leading fire service vehicle manufacturer Rosenbauer’s pioneering fire truck, enabling a new solution with zero exhaust emissions and significantly reduced noise levels.

2020 256

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.

2020 256

U Oregon team advances effectiveness of catalytic water dissociation in bipolar membranes

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Researchers at the University of Oregon have advanced the effectiveness of the catalytic water dissociation reaction in bipolar membranes.

2020 254

Toyota launches stamping-type plating machine that significantly reduces environmental impact and transforms plating process

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Toyota Motor Corporation has developed a world’s stamping-type plating technology that uses a polymer membrane (solid electrolyte membrane), through which metal ions can pass, to apply plating, like a stamp, only to areas requiring plating.

2020 244

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

2020 244

First electric school bus in Poland; Solaris Urbino 12 electric

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The first electric school bus in Poland will carry children to classes in Godzianów near ?ód?. The purchase of the electric school bus was subsidized by NFO?iGW iGW (the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management). Solaris will supply the electric bus to the Municipality of Godzianów in October this year. Kangaroo: A safe and environmentally friendly way to school” is a project of the NFO?iGW

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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., including taking an equity stake.

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