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More Faraday Info: Chinese Billionaire Backer, Ex-Tesla Staff For Electric-Car Startup

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It seems like something out of a movie: a mysterious startup company operates for a few years in total secrecy, then drops plans for a billion-dollar factory that will build electric cars. But that's the summary of the secretive Faraday Future, about which a bit more information slipped out last week. Faraday (it suggests you call it "FF") issued. China Car Sharing Tesla Motors plug-in cars Startups

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California Puts Its Electric-Car Owner Survey Info Online

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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

Bosch info chart provides guidance on selection of gasoline or diesel

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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.

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

2011 Audi A2 Electric Car Concept: New Info, Images

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

Neste publishes updated info about crude palm oil suppliers; feedstock for renewable diesel

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Neste has published updated information about all its crude palm oil suppliers on the company’s website. The data covers the entire supply chain—i.e. all companies, mills, and estates that supplied Neste with crude palm oil in 2016. The dashboard website offers information on the suppliers, certification systems used, and certification documentation, and provides access to a map service enabling the users to see the geographical location of the mills.

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

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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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Volvo Cars CEO urges government & industry to share safety-related traffic data; will skip Level 3 autonomy

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The info is transferred in real time to other Volvo drivers notifying them of icy road conditions. Volvo Cars is urging governments and car makers to share traffic data in order to improve global traffic safety, Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive, told a conference at the European Commission in Brussels on Monday.

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

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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.

Volkswagen unveils updated Golf; Millerized engines, semi-automated driving, digital cockpit and gesture control

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With its 9.2-inch screen it forms a conceptual and visual entity with the Active Info Display (digital instrument panel), which is also new to the Golf. Digital Golf: Active Info Display, gesture control and online services.

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Volkswagen unveils I.D. EV concept; 1st MEB-based vehicle, to launch in 2020; up to 373 miles

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The center of this car consists of an electrically adjustable and retractable multifunction steering wheel, a new Active Info Display, an electronic interior mirror (e-Mirror), an Augmented Reality (AR) Head-up Display and newly designed door panels.

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

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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

The Aptera Saga Continues, Inside Source Reveals New Info

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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

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

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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

First Flight for ELEKTRA ONE electric aircraft

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Copyright Jean-Marie Urlacher/Info-Pilote. The electric aircraft ELEKTRA ONE, developed by Calin Gologan, performed its internal First Flight on 19 Mar at the Airport Augsburg/Germany. On 23 Mar, the single-seater ELEKTRA ONE circled for 30 minutes in the air. ELEKTRA ONE in the air.

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

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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

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

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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

Brake launches road safety competition for primary schools

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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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Promised VW Passat plug-in hybrid to debut at Paris show; both sedan and wagon

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In addition, the innovative Active Info Display with specific displays will be also available as an option for the Passat GTE. Volkswagen is offering an optional instrument cluster that has been designed as a full interactive display: the Active Info Display. Passat GTE sedan.

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72 VW Super Beetle Electric Car Conversion

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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

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

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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.

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Carbon Core of next-gen BMW 7 Series helps reduce sedan’s weight by up to 130 kg; remote control parking

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Once in use, the touch of a button will now suffice to acknowledge speed restrictions detected by the Speed Limit Info function and adapt the selected speed accordingly.

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The Tesla Roadster is NOT Dead. Right??

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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

Electric and hybrid car sales record in USA

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According to new figures from Ward’s Auto Info Bank, consumers bought a record 52,000 hybrid and electric cars during the month – that’s an increase from 34,000 during the same month last year. Electric and hybrid cars enjoyed their highest share of the US automotive market yet, during March. Now, the two categories account for [.]. Electric cars Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news electric car sales electric cars green cars hybrid car sales hybrid cars Toyota Prius C USA

Volkswagen unveils T-Prime Concept GTE AWD plug-in hybrid SUV at Auto China 2016

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The Active Info Display (interactive, digital instruments) and the screen of the infotainment system, which is curved for the first time in a vehicle, meld in the T-Prime Concept GTE to form the Curved Interaction Area—a multifunctional and interactive display landscape.

Electric vehicles will not help South Africa cut emissions, say researchers

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The story about China’s coal-reliant electricity production resulting in electric vehicles (EVs) becoming more polluting than combustion cars (see story) may have been twisted by some unscrupulous media to imply that all EVs, wherever they are used, are a far-worse for the environment than oil-drinkers (see the usual suspects for more info).

Little and often

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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.

Ford expands Smart Mobility projects with connected e-bike study

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Info Cycle experiment. Ford at Mobile World Congress is also showcasing for the first time in Europe the Info Cycle experiment, an open-source research initiative to gather information about how bikes are used in different urban areas.

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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.

Ford and Automatic Labs working together to support connected-car solutions

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The Automatic app can display detailed info about a week, such as drive distance and destinations. Automatic uses vehicle data from the OBD port to report on driving performance. Click to enlarge.

Big news: LEAF in the mid- 20s

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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.

Ford announces Smart Mobility plan; 25 initial projects

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Info Cycle, Palo Alto, California. At CES, Ford CEO Mark Fields announced “Ford Smart Mobility”—a plan to use innovation to take Ford to the next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and big data. The initial step is the creation of 25 mobility experiments across the globe designed to help change the way the world moves. Smart Mobility builds upon Ford’s Blueprint for Mobility ( earlier post ).

New 2016 Nissan LEAF with available 30 kWh pack for 107-mile range

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Nissan introduced the 2016 all-electric LEAF with an available 30 kWh battery that provides an EPA-estimated range of 107 miles (172 km)—a 27% increase over the previous 24 kWH battery.

Volkswagen’s MEB for EVs: long electric range, open-platform, open-space, pricing for the volume market; “tablet on wheels”

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offers an electrically adjustable and retractable multifunction steering wheel, a new Active Info Display, an electronic interior mirror (e-Mirror), an Augmented Reality (AR) Head-up Display and newly designed door panels.

Nissan Hints at 4th EV in the Works

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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