Kia Niro Electric range rated at 301-miles in Europe

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It has now been rated at far more than that in Europe. When it introduced the Kia Niro EV in Korea in June, the company said it would go 236 miles on a charge. Kia on Tuesday said that the car earned a rating of 301 miles on the new Worldwide Harmonized Light-Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). The news was first reported by the Express, in Britain

2018 80

Updated electric Isetta microcar ready for sale in Europe

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Microlino, the maker of scooters and kickboards is ready to launch an electric microcar in Europe.

2018 83

New Hyundai Tucson in Europe features 48 V mild hybrid diesel powertrain

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The New Hyundai Tucson for Europe, which enters production this month, will be equipped with a fuel-efficient 48 V mild hybrid powertrain. The New Tucson is designed and built in Europe. —Andreas-Christoph Hofmann, Vice President Marketing and Product at Hyundai Motor Europe.

2018 83

2019 Toyota Corolla Hybrid hatchback debuts in Geneva for Europe

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Europe Geneva Motor Show Auris Geneva Auto Show Toyota Auris HybridRemember hatchbacks? Actually, come to think of it. remember passenger cars? You know, the sedans and wagons and hatchbacks that don't have all-wheel drive and aren't jacked up 6 to 9 inches off the ground? They used to roam this fair land of ours, but lately, they seem to have been routed by crossover utility vehicles and SUVs and trucks of.

2018 64

Honda bringing CR-V hybrid to Europe; reveal at the Geneva Motor Show

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The company showed a CR-V hHybrid prototype for Europe at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2017. Europe HybridsHonda will reveal the European production version of the all-new CR-V at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.

2018 93

EEA: no improvements on average CO2 emissions from new cars registered in 2017 in Europe

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Emissions Europe Fuel Efficiency Market BackgroundEfforts to improve the fuel efficiency of new cars sold in the European Union (EU) stalled in 2017 compared to 2016, according to provisional data published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA).

2018 93

ACEA study finds cost still strong deterrent for EV uptake across Europe; calls for “realistic” targets recognizing affordability

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The new ACEA data not only show a clear split in electric car sales between Central-Eastern and Western Europe, but also a pronounced North-South divide (eg Greece 0.2%, Italy 0.2% Electric (Battery) Europe Plug-ins Policy

2018 83

Europe launches 7-year, €1B R&D program for new metals: “Metallurgy Europe”

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Program overview of Metallurgy Europe as presented in a 2012 position paper from the ESF. European industry has launched Metallurgy Europe, a 7-year, €1-billion ($1.3-billion) R&D program in the field of metals research and manufacturing. Europe Materials Research

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Nissan Suggests 'Five Most Breathtaking Electric Drives' In Europe (Video)

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So if you're still planning a summer vacation, Nissan Europe has a few. Europe Videos plug-in cars Great Drives tourismOwning an electric car is fine for daily use, but if you have someplace special to go, some drivers may ask whether it's capable.

2015 105

€106M JIVE 2 project launches in Europe; 152 fuel cell buses across 14 European cities

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In Europe, the JIVE 2 project (Second Joint Initiative for hydrogen Vehicles across Europe) launched this week. For most of these cities, this will be the first venture into fuel cell bus operation and they will be supported in their endeavor by a number of seasoned industry experts as well as industry grouping Hydrogen Europe. Thanks to FCH JU projects such as JIVE and JIVE 2, we are proud to keep Europe in the leadership of this innovative technology.

2018 84

BMW introducing new X5 plug-in hybrid in Europe in 2019, US in 2020

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BMW will introduce a new X5 plug-in hybrid, the BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance, in Europe in 2019, to be followed by a US model in 2020. The BMW X5 xDrive40e, introduced in 2015, was the first plug-in hybrid production car from the BMW core brand. Earlier post.)

2018 96

ICCT/TNO study: Real-world vehicle fuel consumption discrepancy widens to 42% in Europe

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—Uwe Tietge, a researcher at ICCT Europe and lead author of the study. Europe Fuel Efficiency Regulations

2016 128

Wind energy capacity in Europe now exceeds total coal output

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For the first time, the total installed capacity of wind energy in Europe now exceeds the total output of electric powerplants fueled with coal. Europe renewable energy energy wind energy fossil fuelsWhile homeowners are more familiar with photovoltaic solar panels, large-scale wind power is an increasingly important part of the growth in renewable energy.

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JRC report finds electric vehicles in Europe on the way to full-scale commercialization

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GM Europe exec sees 10 to 15 percent electric cars by 2030

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Europe General Motors Opel sales plug-in cars Opel Ampera-eThe 238-mile 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car should begin deliveries in the coming weeks. But sales of the Bolt EV's European cousin—the Opel Ampera-e—won't begin until well into the next year.

2016 100

JATO: new car CO2 emissions rise for the first time in a decade in Europe; diesel down, gasoline up, SUVs up

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Average CO 2 emissions generated by new cars in Europe increased during 2017—the first rise in 10 years— according to a new analysis by JATO Dynamics. g/km in 2017, SUVs contributed to the overall increase of average CO 2 emissions in Europe.

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Study finds between 87 to 98% of ships following the new sulfur regulations in northern Europe

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Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have shown that between 87 and 98 percent of ships comply with the tougher regulations for sulfur emissions that were introduced in northern Europe in 2015. Emissions Europe Fuels Ports and Marine Regulations

2018 78

Honda unveils Urban EV Concept, production version in 2019; electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe

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The production version of the car will go onsale in Europe in 2019, he added. Hachigo also said that Honda was committed to introducing electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe. In Europe, the target year is 2025, as interest is particularly strong.

2017 103

Toyota phasing out diesel in passenger cars in Europe, keeping diesel for commercial vehicles

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—Johan van Zyl, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe. Diesel Europe HybridsBuoyed by strong European customer demand for hybrid versions on its core models, Toyota will phase out diesel engines from all its passenger cars in 2018. In 2017, hybrids represented 41% of Toyota’s European total sales, rising +38% year-on-year to 406,000 units. In contrast, Toyota’s diesel mix on passenger cars was less than 10% in 2017.

2018 71

2018 Ford Fiesta minicar unveiled in Europe; U.S. plans unclear

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So while a redesigned 2018 Ford Fiesta debuted in Europe earlier this week, Ford appears to be taking its time on plans for a U.S. Europe EcoBoost subcompactSubcompact cars aren't getting much attention from buyers in the U.S. these days, but they remain a hot commodity in other markets. launch. The current generation is sold here, but Ford did not discuss U.S.

2016 64

T&E report: electric cars sales in Europe doubled in 2015; now at 1% market share

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Roughly 145,000 new electric vehicles (EV) were sold in Europe in 2015—double the 2014 tally, according to a recent T&E report. The electromobility revolution is underway and Europe is well placed to take a leading position.

2016 93

Juniper forecasts MaaS to replace 2.3B private car journeys annually by 2023; Europe to lead with 83%

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The new research, Mobility-as-a-Service: Emerging Opportunities, Vendor Strategies & Market Forecasts 2018-2023 , found that West Europe will lead MaaS adoption, accounting for 83% of global MaaS trips in 2023.

2018 93

SAIC introduces large electric panel van in Europe: Maxus EV80

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SAIC Mobility Europe, a division of China’s largest vehicle manufacturer, SAIC, is introducing the Maxus light commercial vehicle brand. SAIC Mobility Europe was formally established in Luxembourg. —Pieter Gabriëls, Managing Director of SAIC Mobility Europe.

2017 88

BMW, Mercedes, Ford, VW, Audi launch Ionity high-power fast charging across Europe

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A group of automakers in Europe announced on Friday they will launch "Ionity," a network of high-power fast-charging stations to build out the continent's infrastructure for electric-car travel. Europe Charging station charging infrastructure Fast ChargingWhen it's finished in 2020, Ionity will include 400 charging stations across multiple countries, supporting all electric cars that adhere to the Combined.

2017 63

Volvo CEO says hybrids will supplant diesels, even in Europe

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Even though it has experienced some ripples of the Volkswagen emissions scandal, Europe remains a diesel stronghold. Diesels have been popular in Europe for decades because of their high fuel economy, although governments in several countries are trying to limit their use because of concerns over air pollution. Europe Plug-In Hybrids

2016 63

OnStar comes to Europe

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Opel said that its OnStar subscribers in Europe will be in complete control of their data and the Opel OnStar services they receive. Opel introduced Opel OnStar at the Geneva Motor Show; OnStar will roll out across the company’s passenger car range from August 2015. The first introduction wave will see Opel OnStar introduced in 13 European markets with additional European markets following later.

2015 71

Shell buys its first electric car charging station firm in Europe

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Europe plug-in cars Shell Charging station charging infrastructureEven oil companies have begun to realize the future will not be nearly as reliant on fossil fuels, and Royal Dutch Shell is moving to safeguard its future business. The Dutch oil company acquired NewMotion, an electric-car charging station firm, for an undisclosed price. DON'T MISS: Shell fuel stations in U.K., Netherlands to add electric-car.

2017 72

Europe diesel sales sag slightly, continuing trend since 2012

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In Europe, however, diesel has been entrenched for decades as roughly 50 percent of the market. Europe emissions sales Volkswagen diesel scandalDespite efforts by Chevrolet to step into the void left by Volkswagen, sales of diesel passenger vehicles in the U.S. may have been permanently crippled by the VW diesel emission scandal. Even before the scandal, it wasn't expected to rise much beyond.

2017 55

$70M H2ME project launches in Europe to deploy 325 fuel cell vehicles and 29 refueling stations

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A large coalition of European partners has launched the €63-million (US$70-million) project Hydrogen Mobility Europe ( H2ME ). Europe Fuel Cells Hydrogen Infrastructure

2015 115

48-volt mild hybrids heading toward ubiquity in Europe as diesel declines

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Public concerns over diesel cars, and their ebbing sales, have become a well-documented phenomenon in Europe after decades of popularity. Europe mild hybrid start-stop system 48-Volt mild hybridWhen the VW diesel scandal exposed deliberate cheating, and real-world testing revealed that no virtually no diesels certified for sale actually met emission limits, automakers across the industry adopted rapid.

2017 61

BMW, Ford, Mercedes, VW Group to build electric-car fast-charging network in Europe

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Europe Daimler charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS With a slew of 200-mile electric cars planned for 2018 and later, the question of how their drivers will be able to make long-distance trips is coming to the fore in a big way. Silicon Valley electric-car maker Tesla Motors laid out the template with its Supercharger network, which now numbers 327 sites in the U.S. and more than 400 sites outside.

2016 85

ICCT analysis finds real-world vehicle fuel consumption gap in Europe at all-time high of 42%

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However, says Dr. Peter Mock, Managing Director of ICCT Europe, since 2001 Europe has seen the largest increase in its gap. —Uwe Tietge, a researcher at ICCT Europe and lead author. Europe Fuel Efficiency Policy

2017 83

Every diesel brand in Europe emits more than VW, says new report

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Europe emissions EU Study Volkswagen diesel scandalIt's been a year since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed that Volkswagen used illegal "defeat device" software that allowed its diesel cars to cheat emissions tests. The VW diesel scandal may be just the beginning, though. Because while Volkswagen continues to negotiate with regulators and customers in the U.S., it seems that.

2016 85

German Chancellor Merkel rejects electric-car quotas for Europe: 'not well thought out'

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the country's leader, has detailed why she believes electric-car quotas are not a viable answer to emission and other issues plaguing Europe. Europe emissions government Germany plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) transportation policyMerkel, a member of the conservative Christian Democratic Union, instead urged a much bigger-picture strategy, rather than a demand that more Europeans simply move to.

2017 64

Honda Motor Europe: 2/3 of European sales to feature electrified powertrains by 2025; “Electric Vision”

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Speaking at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Honda Motor Europe’s President and COO, Katsushi Inoue outlined Honda’s commitment to an electric future in Europe, with a specific aim to have electrified powertrains in two-thirds of Honda cars sold in Europe by 2025.

2017 83

Daimler starts production of FUSO eCanter in Europe; first series all-electric light-duty truck

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The vehicles coming from Tramagal, Portugal will be handed over to customers within Europe and the US within the next month. Electric (Battery) Europe Fleets

2017 78

Nissan Leaf electric car on scenic coastal, rural drives in Europe: video

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The Japanese carmaker recently released a video of its Leaf electric car driving to picturesque coastal locations throughout Europe. Europe Videos road trips plug-in carsSummer may be coming to an end, but it might still be possible to squeeze in a road trip.

2016 77

VW e-Crafter, Mercedes Urban e-truck concept: electric vans for Europe

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That is seemingly about to change, at least in Europe. Europe Trucks Mercedes-Benz plug-in cars Commercial vehicleTo realize truly significant reductions in carbon emissions, powertrain electrification will have to extend beyond just passenger cars. But electric commercial vehicles have received relatively little attention from established manufacturers. DON'T MISS: Road for electric trucks with.

2016 75

Honda CR-V Hybrid to launch in Europe; still no word on US or Canada

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Europe China Future CarsThe Honda CR-V Hybrid, a more fuel-efficient version of the company's best-selling compact crossover, has been around for almost a year now. It's on sale in China, announced for Japan, and now, as of Tuesday, it's slated to arrive in European markets early in 2019. As for North America? The company offers radio silence, saying only it will offer.

2018 56

Nissan LEAF is best-selling electric car in Europe for fourth year in a row; 26% market share

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Nissan and its partner Renault together accounted for a full 46% of the EV market in Europe in 2014. 2014 was the fourth year in a row that the electric family car has topped the electric vehicle sales charts in Europe. Electric (Battery) Europe Sales

2015 138

Diesel market share in Europe drops below 50%; offset by increased gasoline engine sales; implications for climate targets

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Seeking to exploit the opportunity provided by the decline in diesel, in September, Dr. Johan Van Zyl, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe, announced today that in future it is Toyota’s ambition to provide its core models with a choice of two hybrid powertrains. Diesel Europe Hybrids

2017 78

Diesel car registrations in Europe in 2017 down 7.9%; SUV sales up 19.5%; AFVs up 46% but share still low

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In Europe, diesel car registrations fell by 7.9% Overall, new registrations in Europe in 2017 totalled 15.57 These strong results can largely be attributed to Eastern and Southern Europe, where volume grew by 12.7% The Golf retained its position as Europe’s most popular car in 2017. The Qashqai was Europe’s best-selling SUV for the second year in a row, hitting the top five in terms of model registrations for the first time.

2018 74

ICCT update finds real-world vehicle fuel economy gap continues to widen in Europe to 40%

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Peter Mock, Managing Director of ICCT Europe. Europe Fuel Efficiency Policy Regulations

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