Kona Electric info, context for EPA plan, CX-5 Diesel MIA, China learns from California: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got an apt pupil (China) learning from the master (California), a diesel crossover that's MIA, our context to keep perspective on the EPA's announced plans to let cars emit more, and some new info on the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric. All this and more on Green Car Reports. California pioneered legislation requiring zero-emission. Today in Car News

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Bosch info chart provides guidance on selection of gasoline or diesel

Green Car Congress

In addition, the info chart provides insights into the German car market, and shows the best-selling gasoline and diesel models. Bosch has produced a compact chart outlining the information drivers need to choose between gasoline or diesel powertrains.

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Toyota introduces new LPG hybrid taxi in Japan; trial of lane-specific congestion info from taxi data

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Corporation has introduced a new taxi vehicle for Japan, the “JPN Taxi.” Equipped with a newly developed liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) hybrid system, the new model offers 19.4 km/L (45.6 mpg US, 5.51 l/100 km) fuel economy and sharply reduced CO 2 emissions.

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More diesel drama, Bolt EV plant info, whiskey for fuel, Volt crossover coming? Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, our missing plug-in Mini review, some rumors on future Chevrolet Volts, a new Volvo crossover, and much more diesel drama. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We updated our article on the Bolt EV production shutdown to reflect information added by a worker at the Orion Assembly Plant where it's built. The upcoming Volvo XC40 compact. Today in Car News

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California Puts Its Electric-Car Owner Survey Info Online

Green Car Reports

Plug-in electric cars are driving silently off showroom floors in growing numbers--but who is buying them, and why? Data on electric-car owners can provide valuable insight for policymakers, helping to show which strategies for increased adoption are more likely to work. Now, one such a resource is available to the public. The California Air

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2016 Toyota Prius: Power Outputs, Dimensions, AWD Revealed As Info Trickles Out

Green Car Reports

Toyota was shy on specifics when it unveiled the redesigned 2016 Prius hybrid in Las Vegas last month. But at an event in Japan this week, the carmaker was more generous with details on the upcoming fourth-generation Prius. The company used this event to reveal information on the Prius' powertrain technology, as well as the trim levels that will. all-wheel drive

Electric VW, Secret Software, Prius Info, Car Charging Rates: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

A bit more information on the 2016 Prius has emerged, Volkswagen plans to build its own electric luxury car, and why software secrecy could impede investigation of the VW diesel scandal. All this and more today on Green Car Reports. As part of Volkswagen's electrification plans (which we covered yesterday), it will build an all-electric VW Phaeton. Today in Car News

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CA electric-car sales, rebates rise; Tesla safety ratings; Model 3 info; what Trump won't say: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, two words Trump won't say, soaring electric-car sales in California, some perspective on hydrogen fuel cells, and a couple of details on the Tesla Model 3. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We still don't know most of the specifications for the Tesla Model 3 that the company says will enter production this year, but now at least its. Today in Car News

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Bolt EV info, EPA head, 20 years of electric cars, EU diesel suits: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which climate-science denier has been tapped to run an agency he repeatedly sued for attempting to enforce its own rules? What does the Chevy Bolt EV owners manual have to tell us about the 238-mile electric car that goes on sale this month? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week. The Week In Reverse

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AAA Adds Electric-Car Charging Info To Map Services

Green Car Reports

Most drivers who grew up before the era of navigation systems and online mapping will remember TripTiks, the strip maps with highlighted routes that local AAA offices would provide to travelers before they set out on driving vacations. The AAA doesn't give out nearly so many paper maps these days, and its TripTik service is now an app for mobile

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Owning A Tesla Model S: New Book Offers Tips, Tricks, Inside Info (Book Review)

Green Car Reports

Regular readers of Tesla forums will recognize the name of Nick J. Howe, whose hundreds of astute comments recently earned him accolades for "best forum postings over time," according to a reader poll. A Florida chemical engineer and owner of a Tesla Model S P85, Howe has technical savvy, dogged curiosity, and some inside Tesla contacts. He may

2011 Audi A2 Electric Car Concept: New Info, Images

Green Car Reports

Late last week Audi released some teaser sketches of its A2 concept car due at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, now less than a week away. Due to be positioned between the A1 minicar and upcoming Audi A3 Sedan compact car, the new A2 is spiritual successor to the original A2, an aluminum-bodied, ultra-efficient subcompact that went on sale in Europe

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2014 Tesla Model X All-Electric Gullwing SUV: New Info, Photos

Green Car Reports

“We’ve got a rocketship next door, and you know as Governor Moonbeam that I like rocketships,” quipped California Governor Jerry Brown, at the introduction of the upcoming 2014 Tesla Model S, gesturing toward the big SpaceX facility next door to Tesla’s Southern California Design Center. “But I also like electric

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2013 BMW X1: Photos, Info From 2012 New York Auto Show

Green Car Reports

BMW has used the New York Auto Show to announce it will sell the 2013 BMW X1 in the U.S. market. Slotting in below the X5 and X3 in BMW's SUV lineup, the X1 will use turbocharged four-cylinder engines to deliver better economy than its larger, heavier brothers can manage--but still giving buyers the raised driving position and practicality of the

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Audi Trickles Out Urban Concept Info: Now, Content-Free Video

Green Car Reports

If you're going to shoot a teaser video of a radical new concept car, maybe it's not such a good idea to do it in a gigantic plaza in the middle of a large European city. Audi has now released the official teaser video (view it at the bottom of this story) for the e-tron Urban Concept vehicle it will officially unveil next month at the 2011

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The Aptera Saga Continues, Inside Source Reveals New Info

All Cars Electric

The Aptera saga continues with a new report coming from Gas 2.0 who cites countless sources within the company. Gas 2.0 is reporting that the companies financial problems, mismanagement, vehicle revisions, and employee unrest could truly unravel the entire company. According to the report, the troubles at Aptera stem from the hiring of Paul

California Energy Commission launches Drive website for info on alt fuels, vehicles

Green Car Congress

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has unveiled “ Drive ”, a new website providing industry professionals, fleet managers and consumers with information about greener transportation choices for the 21 st century.

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2013 Dodge Compact Sedan: More Info On Chrysler's Most Crucial Car

Green Car Reports

The most important car that will be unveiled at next January's Detroit Auto Show may be the new 2013 compact sedan from Dodge, the first all-new vehicle designed by the combined Chrysler-Fiat companies. This morning, spy shots have leaked out and GreenCarReports has a small nugget of information on the Dodge compact that we haven't seen published

GM Releases Volt Video with Basic Info About the Voltec's Powertrain Operation

All Cars Electric

Understanding the cars of tomorrow is an important steps towards adoption. With the right knowledge, potential buyers may feel confident in trying out new technologies. Since plug-in hybrids and EVs are incredibly different than the traditional gasoline powered vehicle, the buyer must be informed. Informing buyers about new technologies can be

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Want to Buy a 2011 Chevrolet Volt? More Details, Dealer Info

Green Car Reports

Less than six months from now, the first 2011 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicles will be sold by dealers in selected launch markets. Today, General Motors showed a few more cards, releasing news in various presentations on additional early markets, production numbers, and answering questions from interested buyers in an afternoon

72 VW Super Beetle Electric Car Conversion

Electric Cars are for Girls

Can you provide a site, or info, on converting a VW Beetle to an AC electric motor? Hi, Chris - Sure. Check out Jonathan Barraclough's 65 Baja bug on

The Tesla Roadster is NOT Dead. Right??

Electric Cars are for Girls

Click for more info" below to see photos of the Model S at Mashable. Tesla is "discontinuing" the Roadster we've all come to love, and they're concentrating their attention on the new Model S. Don't worry, Roadster fans! It seems the Tesla Roadster is being revamped and a new 2.0 version will be coming out. Eventually. Quote: "In the next several years

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Little and often

DIY Electric Car

I found some info on the web and it should be fun.:rolleyes: Hi, I found out where the battery tray bolt was, in the wheel arc? So I removed that, the serpentine belt and AC unit. Also I scrouged from work some baby 12V sealed rechargable batteries which were going to be recycled.

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steam/ev hybrid

DIY Electric Car

Don''t know if it is posibble but would really like to get some info on it I''m new to the ev world but my idea was to eleminate the batteries.start with a vw beetle, put a 50 hp or more electric motor kit (sold for 3k to 7.5k). Now instead of batteries arrange the front end to fit a two stroke engine (two strokes are easiest to convert to steam) running a generator head with enough current to power the 50 hp motor.

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Great Rainy Ole Day OFF in San Antonio, Happy Friday the 13th Greetings from the "Spirit" plus Info on Saturday Meet-up

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - The "Spirit of DC" is cooling her tires in Downtown, drought-stricken San Antonio, TX on a Happy Friday the 13th Great Rainy Ole DAY OFF. ! Standing by to stand by with SAMensans for a get-together this even. Last night, the "Spirit" & EVJerr were warmly welcomed by SAMensa PR, Julie Reynolds, and her M-Daughter, Tiffany. Tomorrow on 14 March 2009, Saturday morning from 9:30 - 11:30AM, the "Spirit" will be hanging.

More charging for CA, electric-car competition, Blink sells shares, Byton first-ride video: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

in electric cars, info from India on its future ban on new cars with engines, and a video showing what a 49-inch display in a car looks like. Today, we've got a startling proposal from Blink, more concerns over China trouncing the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, as we do every seven days, we ran down last week's most. Today in Car News

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Electric-car cash, Tesla Model 3 videos, future MPG rules, why battery startups fail: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got more info on two Teslas, a look at China's electric-car battery plans plus a study on why battery startups fail, and survey results on what may happen to future fuel-economy rules. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, as always, we ran down last week's important green-car news stories. Changes have come fast. Today in Car News

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Ford hybrid plans, Tesla Model 3 quality, VW profit hit, Chinese electric cars fight smog: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Also, more info on Tesla Model 3 quality problems, why electric cars are key to China's battle against smog, and another Twitter poll. Today, we've got the first of a few articles from a Ford press event on its future lineup. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Now that utility vehicles and SUVs of all sizes are surging in demand, what. Today in Car News

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Brake launches road safety competition for primary schools

Green Cars News

Road safety charity Brake is launching a poster competition that aims to help children spread important road safety info in their local communities

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Leaf driver on Bolt EV, Demon vs Tesla, Honda Clarity gets plugs, hydrogen vs electric (again): Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got our first stories from the New York auto-show preview days, a Leaf owner's take on the Chevy Bolt EV, info on the plug-in hybrid and electric Honda Clarity models, and a poll on which company follows Tesla in electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The driver of a Nissan Leaf, the world's highest-selling electric. Today in Car News

2017 62

Big news: LEAF in the mid- 20s

Plugs and Cars

More info at NissanUSA. The Nissan LEAF, the first all-electric car to be mass marketed by a major automaker, will come in around $25,000, with help from the federal tax credit of $7500. At 25% of the cost of a Tesla, we're no longer talking about a car for millionaires.

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DIY Electric Car Wiki - A Tremendous Conversion Resource

DIY Electric Car

For those of you who don't know, we have an electric car conversion wiki which has tons of info for beginners and pros. Some of the members here will find this obvious but I've spoken with several people recently who had no idea that we have such a fantastic resource built up. It's the same one as the link on the top right of the page, but I admit, our site design is a little weak so I'm not terribly surprised that it gets overlooked. Hey, it's all about the content, right?

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Hyundai Ioniq, First Drives, Koch Brothers, Garage Wiring: The Week In Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which company released info on new hybrid, electric, and plug-in hybrid models--all at once? And, what aspect of green vehicles do a pair of conservative billionaires reportedly plan to spend millions of dollars on? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, February 26, 2016. The Week In Reverse

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Show Off Your Car At the Exploratorium in San Francisco

DIY Electric Car

If so, please send me a little info about you and your car.some pics or links to pics would be great too. For a little more info: What is the Exploratorium? Here's our website for more info: [link]. Hello DIY'ers, The Exploratorium in the San Francisco is looking for someone who'd like to show off their DIY Electric Car for one night on October 7th as part of our monthly After Dark series.

EV Driven Launches Today

Electric Cars are for Girls

EV Driven" is a new online place where you can catch up on the new electric car info, from dozens of different sources (including "Electric Cars Are For Girls", of course; ). Wondering about that little blue gizmo up there on the right that says "EV Driven featured"? I put it there for you because - as much as I hate to admit it - you just can't get all your online EV news at "Electric Cars Are For Girls".

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See You On the EPN Solar Homes Tour

Creative Greenius

Or you can download a PDF flyer with all info by CLICKING HERE. That’s my friend, Dency Nelson, with his EV RAV4 at last year’s EPN Energy Fair.

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Nissan Hints at 4th EV in the Works

All Cars Electric

Perhaps they test us to see if we can catch the info. Or perhaps they just don't have much info to release yet. Sometimes automakers try to sneak news on by us. Why? We don't exactly know. Perhaps they don't want the news to become widespread yet. In any case, an announcement from an automaker regarding an EV, no matter how big or small the

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2011 Fisker Karma 'Final Pricing' Goes Up Again, To $95,900

Green Car Reports

But there's one new piece of info: The price of the extended-range electric sports sedan has gone up. The 2011 Fisker Karma is still on track to reach U.S. dealers in March or April, according to the company. Again. Originally announced in 2008 at a price of $80,000, the Karma fairly quickly went up to $87,900 and stayed there. Now, just before

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DENSO and Toyota Tsusho to test quantum computing analysis of IoT traffic data

Green Car Congress

The TSquare Traffic Information service in Bangkok and suburbs, launched in July 2012, collects GPS data from systems installed in 10,000 taxis and 5,000 trucks to create real time traffic info for big cities in Thailand.

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Watt-Hour/Mile ratings and Selling the Trannies

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Paul Jorg asked for this info, so hopefully this is what you were looking for. I dropped off the 914 with Alan at A&P today to upgrade the brake cylinder and do a front end alignment. Brett, a local guy, is going to purchase my two leftover transmissions and Curt from Salem is visiting today to see the car (hopefully back from the shop). In the meantime, I took some approximate readings from my ammeter and voltmeter as I drove on flat roads this past week.

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