Tesla gigafactory grand opening event to be held July 29

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The company will host a grand opening event attended by, among others, owners who won tickets by participating in its most recent referral program. Tesla will open the doors to its massive battery "gigafactory" to the general public July 29. Those owners are also helping spread the word in the absence of an official public announcement from Tesla. Manufacturing Batteries lithium-ion plug-in cars gigafactory

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National Drive Electric Week to be bigger than ever: 175 events so far

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Each year, Plug In America, the Electric Auto Association, and the Sierra Club join forces to implement one week of electric car events, parades, and education. The White House's energy week may have been low on renewable and zero emission technology, but National Drive Electric Week is poised to make up for it. This year, National Drive Electric. zero emissions Plug-In Hybrids Electric Car plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Drive Electric Week

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Tesla Model 3 invitations going out for March 31 debut event

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Tesla will offer at least a look at the 200-mile, $35,000 electric car at the event, which will take place in Los Angeles March 31. Invitations are now being sent out for the eagerly awaited debut of the Tesla Model 3 electric car at the end of this month. It will also begin accepting Model 3 orders at its retail stores, while online ordering will. Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Tesla Model 3

National 'Drive Electric Week' Planned For September, With 100-Plus Events

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National Drive Electric Week will take place September 15 to 21, with 113 events If you''re an electric car fan, mark your calendar for roughly a month from now. In 2011, several organizers looking to promote electric cars started National Plug-In Day--but apparently one day is no longer enough to contain advocates'' enthusiasm for electric cars.

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Chevy Bolt EV, 107-Mile Nissan Leaf Face Off At LA Drive Electric Week Event

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We're now in the middle of National Drive Electric Week, the largest ever, with events planned for almost 200 cities. But yesterday Los Angeles managed to pull off a double-header: Its event brought together the first production versions of the new 107-mile 2016 Nissan Leaf and a running prototype of the upcoming 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

August 'Largest Electric Vehicle Gathering' Events And Rally Canceled

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Organizers had planned a number of events along the way, including a potentially record-setting gathering of electric Just three weeks before the anticipated kickoff, an electric-car rally billed as the largest ever has been cancelled. The third annual BC2BC all-electric vehicle rally was supposed to run up the West Coast from Mexico to Canada.

Drive Electric Week: 236 events in 212 cities, 7 countries, 46 US states this year

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Between September 10 and 18, more than 120,000 people around the world turned out for National Drive Electric Week—the annual event dedicated to the promotion of electric cars. With 235 events in 212 cities, seven countries, and 46 U.S. states, the event once again surpassed the "national" part of its name to become an international.

Midwest EVOLVE electric vehicle project hosts first EV ride and drive at Earth Day event in Ohio

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The ride-and-drive is a part of a new seven-state project called Midwest EVOLVE (Electric Vehicle Opportunities: Learning, eVents, Experience). EarthFest is Ohio’s largest environmental education event and the longest-running Earth Day celebration in the nation. Between now and the end of 2019, more than 200 large and small Midwest EVOLVE events, including ride and drives, workplace-charging seminars, and other events, will held at brand-neutral settings throughout the Midwest.

Electric cars in Canada: 6 good-news events for buyers, drivers

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Canadian electric-vehicle policy seems to be enjoying its own annus mirabilis, or "wonderful year," during 2016. While "a journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step," plug-in proponents could be forgiven for wanting to advance more than a step at a time. Here, then, are a half-dozen recent examples from north of the 49th Parallel. Quebec. Canada energy policy plug-in cars Quebec

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GM and SAE International select 8 NA universities for new autonomous vehicle competition; Bolt EV the platform

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In Year 2 the teams will refine their concept selections into solid system developments and will have more challenging dynamic events for testing on-site, including dynamic object detection and multiple lane changing. Autonomous driving Conferences and other events Electric (Battery At WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience, SAE International and General Motors announced the eight North American universities which will compete in the upcoming AutoDrive Challenge.

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International Truck invites Class 8 competitors to open event for head-to-head testing on fuel economy, aerodynamics and drivability

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International Truck (Navistar’s flagship vehicle brand) has invited each of its Class 8 competitors to participate in an open performance testing to compare fuel economy and drivability of their new trucks during the week of 31 August at the Navistar Proving Grounds in New Carlisle, Indiana. Competitors will have the opportunity to bring their two best performing vehicles with regards to fuel economy and drivability.

From waste to transport fuel, a two-day event to be held in Loughborough

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Highlights of the event programme include a keynote address from Labour MP Alan Simpson, who, as a previous recipient of the “Environmental Politician of the Year” award, is recognised as a leading campaigner for green issues. The event will consist of a conference, workshops, exhibitions (both indoor and outdoor) and an event dinner with evening entertainment. For further information about the event visit: [link].

Yearly round-up 2016: Autonomy, Brexit, Chris Evans’ Flop Gear and more …

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New car launches New cars EventsLast week Charlie Brooker mentioned what a struggle it had been to condense his yearly Screenwipe show into just 60 minutes this year. It’s not really.

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GM Electric Cars Carry Stars To Pre-Oscars Green Carpet Event

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Stars and green cars are nothing new--several have admitted to owning Toyota Prius in the past, while others have been spotted in Tesla Roadsters or Fisker Karmas. At Global Green USA's 10th Pre-Oscar party on Wednesday, a host more stars were caught alongside two electric vehicles--the 2013 Chevrolet Volt and 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. Global Green

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Michelin brings back Challenge Bibendum event as Movin’On

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After a three-year hiatus, Michelin is rebooting the venerable Challenge Bibendum sustainable mobility event. The event showcased 50 low-emission cars that traveled a total of 600 kilometers (373 miles) in three days. This event drew a field of 32 electric, hybrid, fuel cell, diesel and natural gas powered vehicles from nearly all the world’s major vehicle manufacturers and top design houses. Conferences and other events

European Electric-Car Race Series Will Have 2 California Events In 2011

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If you love the thrill of motor racing but the carbon footprint of Nascar and Formula 1 is getting you down then the decidedly lower-emissions all-electric racing offered by the 2011 EV Cup may be for you. Conceived a few years ago and attracting entries from former competitors in The American Le Mans Series as well as Formula One British champion

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Tesla Owner Electrifies Autocross Event With Roadster Fun (Video)

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How do you legally have fun with a $109,000 electric sportscar that can do 0-60 in under 4 seconds, has excellent grip, and a top speed of 125 mph? That’s exactly the question facing many Tesla Roadster owners looking to test their cars - and themselves - to the limit in a safe environment. The solution? Autocross. Held on a temporary course

Study: Road pollution causing cardiovascular events

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Earlier this week our Green Piece Column examined the adverse effects of vehicle emissions on human health (see article) and now a new study indicates that exposure to road traffic and air pollution may be prompting several cardiovascular events. Green cars Green credentials Latest news air pollution cardiovascular events diesel diesel emissions diesel particles European Heart Journal

European Hydrogen Ride ‘n’ Drive event returns

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Europe’s fifth annual Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Drive ‘n’ Ride event is underway, officially launched yesterday by Brian Simpson, MEP and Chair of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee.

Upcoming events and launches: January-March 2017

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Motor show Motor industry Upcoming Events And LaunchesWhile you may expect the automobile world to be quiet post-Christmas, you should know by now that the automobile world never rests. As part of an on-.

Hydrogen Ride and Drive event promotes fuel cell vehicles

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The fourth Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Drive ‘n’ Ride takes place today and tomorrow (November 22 and 23) in Brussels. Organised by Daimler, Linde, Honda, Intelligent Energy, Opel and Toyota to demonstrate the real-world environmental benefits that hydrogen fuel cell vehicles can offer. More than 100 European Union officials, members of the European Parliament and [.]. Fuel Cells Hydrogen cars Hydrogen fuel Brussels Daimler fuel cell hydrogen Intelligent Energy

National Plug-In Day: Roundup Report Of Electric-Car Events

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cities by Plug-In America, the Sierra Club, and the Electric Auto Association, the event brought out plug-in car owners and advocates to show off their cars, motorcycles, and trucks in their own communities. National Plug-In Day on Sunday, October 16, was a success by any measure. Organized as a nationwide call to action in many U.S.

This weekend's screenings include many special events

Revenge of the Electric Car

JOIN US for premiere events at our new theaters the weekend of 11/11, including Q&A's with Director Chris Paine, Former GM Executive (and Revenge star) Bob Lutz and much more. 11/11 - California Center for Sustainable Energy hosting opening night event at 6pm. 11/11 - Houston Electric Auto Association hosting event 7:00 pm. 11/13 -Sacramento Electric Vehicle Association hosting event

Bay Area – 11/4 Opening Weekend Events

Revenge of the Electric Car

JOIN US for our premiere events this weekend, including Q&A's with Director Chris Paine and Greg "Gadget" Abbott at the theater along with appearances by Tesla executives and much more! Come out this weekend in San Francisco, Berkeley, Palo Alto, San Rafael and San Jose: Landmark Embarcadero - San Francisco. Daily Showtimes: 12:15 2:50 5:10 7:30 9:45. Appearance by Greg Gadget Abbott & Ricardo Reyes, Tesla VP of Marketing and Communications - Fri.

RIVE 2011 announces green car line-up

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The line-up for this year’s RIVE (les Rencontres Internationales des Voitures Ecologiques) event has been revealed as the show returns to Alès in the south of France. The international event, consisting of two days of conferences and ‘green’ car trials, brings together the public and private sectors, to discuss and discover more about the world [.]. Green credentials Alès conference event France green car Renault RIVE trials

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GM publishes “Blue Paper” on sustainable urban mobility; integrating input from Sustainable Urban Mobility events in Shanghai

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The convergence of a wide range of new technologies is leading to an unprecedented shift in what GM calls “the genetic makeup” of motor vehicles. Click to enlarge. GM has published a “blue paper” introducing its vision of sustainable urban mobility.

NOAA report finds 2010 one of the two warmest years on record; El Niño-Southern Oscillation and other climate patterns played major roles in weather events

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It provides a detailed, yearly update on global climate indicators, notable climate events and other climate information from every continent. Geographical distribution of notable climate anomalies and events occurring around the planet in 2010. Global surface temperatures continue to.

Upcoming events and launches: September-December 2016

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Paris Motor Show Motor show Motor industry Upcoming Events And LaunchesWhile there have been a fair share of glimpses of new cars over the summer, the vast majority of manufacturers have been holding off in order to give.

DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Program Annual Merit Review Awards

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Conferences and other events Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage StandardsEach year, at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program presents awards for contributions to the overall efforts of the Program and to recognize achievements in specific areas. At last week’s merit review meeting, DOE made awards to 13 engineers and researchers. Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Awards.

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Going to the Electrathon/HPV Event at PIR

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Last weekend, I took the Civic-EV to Portland International Raceway to show it off at the Electrathon/Human-Powered Vehicles event there. This shows some of the velomobiles (encased recliner cycles) present at the event.

ECOtality passes 1M EV residential charge events

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ECOtality has surpassed one million EV residential charge events on its Blink Chargers. Recording more than 1 million charge events is not only an iconic milestone for ECOtality, The EV Project and the industry, but is also proof that EVs are here to stay. This number is up from the 880,000 charge events reported in the second quarter data ending June 30, 2012. ECOtality is the first in the industry to reach this level, it said.

Teslive Event In July To Bring 300 Tesla Owners Together In SF

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Few automakers have built a buzz around their products like Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]. Like many other electric cars, Roadster and Model S owners and fans are a tight-knit community too, and a two-day users conference in July will bring even more owners together. Called Teslive, Silicon Beat describes it as being along the lines of the Macworld

Core EV companies show off tech at SMMT event

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Three UK companies met at SMMT HQ in London today to demonstrate how their electric vehicle drivetrain technologies are playing a key role in advances in electric vehicle technology. Battery provider Axeon, motor controller supplier Sevcon and electric motor company YASA Motors headed to Westminster to show figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and [.]. smmt EV

Mercedes-Benz launches its first ever fleet experience event

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In a move to entice new and existing fleet customers, Mercedes-Benz will be holding its first ever Fleet Experience event at Mercedes-Benz World in We

Fujitsu launches Singapore field trial of AI-enhanced event-congestion-mitigation system

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Fujitsu Laboratories has begun a field trial that aims to reduce congestion around major events, stadiums, and shopping centers through behavioral guidance.

Volkswagen Group PhD Event; e-mobility, connectivity and new mobility concepts

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At the Volkswagen Group’s PhD Event 2016, some 600 specialist visitors informed themselves about current research work. 108 young researchers presented the topics of their doctoral theses at the MobileLifeCampus in Wolfsburg. The project is focused on topics such as e-mobility, connectivity and new mobility concepts. The Volkswagen Group currently supports 404 young men and women working for their doctorate, cooperating with universities and research institutions throughout the world.

Ohio State team wins EcoCAR2 competition with E85 series-parallel plug-in hybrid Malibu

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Conferences and other events Conversions Fuel Efficiency High Octane Fuels Hybrids Plug-ins OSU’s series-parallel PHEV. Click to enlarge. The US Department of Energy and General Motors Co. announced that the Ohio State University (OSU) team was the overall winner of the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. The OSU team’s engineered 2013 Chevrolet Malibu featured a series-parallel plug-in hybrid drive with E85-fueled engine technology. The OSU EcoCar2 Malibu featured an A123 18.9

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid: gas mileage review

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We liked the Ioniq Hybrid when we first drove it at the launch event in February, and now we've. The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq comes in two versions: a nationally distributed hybrid-electric version, and an all-electric model that will be sold mostly in California and a handful of other states. There'll also be a plug-in hybrid version coming for 2018. Fuel Economy

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Bollinger B1 electric utility truck: 6,000 signups in two weeks

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The practice probably started with Tesla, but it really accelerated in April 2016 when the company revealed the Tesla Model 3 electric sedan in a hugely publicized event watched around the world. It seems as though online signups are all becoming all the rage among electric-car makers. The company's first lower-priced model was unveiled in front. Trucks all-wheel drive Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Startups

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Oil Hauler Brings Electric Cars To Heart Of Oklahoma Oil Country

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The event that started out as National Plug-In Day has now expanded into National Drive Electric Week. Every year, advocacy group Plug-In America collaborates with the Sierra Club, the Electric Auto Association, and numerous smaller entities to host a national electric-car awareness event.