Volkswagen ViaVision magazine focuses on e-up! and electromobility

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Volkswagen has released the latest version of its ViaVision magazine, which this month focuses on electromobility and the forthcoming e-up! city car ( earlier post ).

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Car Magazine's Long-Termer Honda E Needed A Jump-Start

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Another EV joins the queue for 12V battery issues

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Emissions collusion between VW and German agency runs deep: magazine

Green Car Reports

As the Volkswagen diesel scandal lumbers onwards, German media outlets have often broken the latest news and revelations from deep inside VW Group. While the German auto giant had hoped at first to have the issue largely wrapped up by now, the scandal first publicly revealed in September 2015 shows no signs of abating. The updates to. emissions Germany VW Group carbon dioxide regulation Volkswagen diesel scandal

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British magazine gets ride in all-electric Mercedes EQ Concept

Green Car Reports

Mercedes-Benz has big plans for electric vehicles in the future, but its main nod to what those plans will bring thus far is the EQ Concept. Shown at the Paris Motor Show last year, the vehicle represents a conceptual version of the first of many electric vehicles to come from the Germany luxury marque. In fact, parent company Daimler has already. Future Cars Daimler plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 94

Daimler JV Beijing Benz Automotive named Factory of the Year by Produktion magazine

Green Car Congress

In a ceremony held in Munich on 21 March, Daimler’s largest global production facility, Beijing Benz Automotive Co., BBAC), received a “Factory of the Year” award from theGerman publication ‘Produktion’. BBAC was chosen for recognition in the “Excellent Large Series Assembly” category. As the primary local production base for Mercedes-Benz vehicles in China, BBAC plays a key role in Daimler’s overall global development strategy and production network.

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Nissan Leaf Vs BMW i3 Vs Volkswagen e-Golf: German Magazine Compares

Green Car Reports

German magazine Auto Bild has now The BMW i3''s styling has been divisive since its launch earlier this year but one thing that most agree on is its abilities--it''s among the best electric cars yet. When Volkswagen launches its e-Golf though, BMW will face tough competition--and worldwide, the Nissan Leaf is still a best-selling electric car.

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German magazine compares real-world electric-car ranges, efficiencies in cold weather

Green Car Reports

It's 41 degrees F outside. Your electric car, rated for 100 miles, has been charging all night in the cold. Ahead of you lies a 80-mile drive. How confident are you that you'll make it to your destination? What if you want to set your climate control to a comfortable 70 degrees F? Germany's AutoBild wondered the same thing, so it gathered some of. winter driving Germany Efficiency plug-in cars range anxiety Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Winter Weather battery capacity

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As summer days drift away, get back on the path to electrification with the Peak EV Insights magazine

Fleet Carma

For FleetCarma, this summer was particularly busy and there were numerous highlights that include new program launches, exciting partnerships , and the release of the first edition of our digital magazine: Peak EV Insights.

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Twizy wins Stuff Magazine’s transport prize

Green Cars News

It may be the subject of much ridicule but it was the Renault Twizy that had the last laugh as it whizzed away with Stuff Magazine’s award for Tech Transport of the Year last night. Everyone’s favourite fully-electric two-seated quadricycle was up against serious competition from Vauxhall’s Ampera and the Audi A3 with its tooled-up [.]. Renault award Twizy

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Battelle-R&D Magazine forecast predicts 5.2% growth in 2012 global R&D spending to $1.4+T, largely driven by Asian economies; US companies and tech providers to boost energy R&D spending by 23.1% to $6.7B

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The Battelle-R&D Magazine annual Global R&D Funding Forecast concludes that global research and development (R&D) spending will grow by about 5.2% The team from Battelle and R&D Magazine forecast that a 2.1% Global R&D spending 2011. Size of circle reflects the relative amount of annual R&D spending by the country noted. Source: 2012 Global R&D Funding Forecast. Click to enlarge.

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VW ID.4 Beats Tesla Model Y Long Range In French Range Test

InsideEVs

The magazine L’Automobile said the 77-kWh unit broke their record

2011 Nissan Leaf Gets Manga Makeover For Monocle Magazine

All Cars Electric

We’ve said it before, but Nissan makes unmistakably Japanese-looking cars. From the eye-like large headlamps, smiling grille and bulbous nose of the Nissan Townpod concept to the soft curves of the 2011 Nissan Leaf, Nissan’s cars look as if they belong in the pages of a manga. Someone at Nissan must have been listening. The 2011 Nissan

2010 47

Consumer Reports Shows You Can Trick Autopilot To Leave Driver's Seat

InsideEVs

Here’s the video and the magazine’s concerns on how easy it was

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Could streetlight-based charging help apartment dwellers go electric?

Green Car Reports

First spotted by photovoltaics industry trade journal PV Magazine, the program calls for installation of 240-volt Level 2 charging stations integrated with streetlight poles at locations.

Researchers propose fire-preventing "anti-short layer" for EV batteries

Green Car Reports

As reported by photovoltaics industry trade journal PV Magazine, the researchers have tested a so-called "anti-short layer," which is an extra layer of material on the separator between the cathode and anode.

Solar Smackdown in Torrance – Installer Sues City on Behalf of the Sun

Creative Greenius

I just read the article in the June/July issue of Homepower magazine written by two firemen who have solar panels on their roofs. FROM HOMEPOWER MAGAZINE written by Fire engineer Matthew Paiss: Access, pathways, and smoke-ventilation space: Providing a 3-foot setback from the edges of the roofline. After a decade in the solar power installation business, Bradley Bartz is tired of being Mr. Nice Guy.

2009 190

Nissan Leaf Included in Time Magazine's 50 Best Inventions of 2009

All Cars Electric

Nissan changed the game for automakers planning electric vehicles in August when it unveiled the Leaf. The all-electric C-segment vehicle travels at speeds up to 90 miles per hour and goes 100 miles on a full charge. Nissan says it will only take 30 minutes to charge the batteries to 80% of their capacity at a high-power charging station. The Leaf

2009 40

Schaeffler secures volume orders for commercial vehicle electric traction motors, hybrid modules

Green Car Congress

The winding formed on the winding blade is drawn off onto a linear magazine, from where it is transferred to a rotary magazine in several layers.

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Solaris Urbino 15 LE Electric named Best Electric Bus by Busplaner

EV Obssesion

The Solaris Urbino 15 LE electric won the “Sustainability Award 2021” handed out by German trade magazine busplaner. 15 April 2021 saw the ceremonial prize award by the busplaner magazine, which is one of the lead opinion-forming trade magazines in Europe.

Just Business

Plugs and Cars

Harper's Magazine has a profile of an oil fixer, the sort of middleman without whom we don't get our daily dose. Tags: harpers magazine oil business ely calil It's not a pretty picture, but it's how the oil business works. The profiled fixer, Ely Calil, is a well-connected businessman. While he continues to be an operator in oil, he sees an new opportunity to make money on his connections to potentates and oil executives.

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Retractable car cover claimed to gain miles of EV range each day

Green Car Reports

One such idea was introduced in February by the French company Armor, and as reported in PV Magazine, makes the solar cells part of a. As solar cells gain affordability and flexibility, they’re no longer the exclusive domain of house rooftops.

2020 155

Report: Boxy VW electric SUV coming in 2025

Green Car Reports

The magazine described it as an electric Land Rover The Volkswagen ID.4 crossover will lead the automaker's electric-car push in the United States, but VW may have a second, more rugged-looking electric utility vehicle about the same size also in the works.

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Report: 2024 BMW M5 electric car to rival Porsche Taycan Turbo S, Tesla Model S Plaid

Green Car Reports

The BMW M5—one of the most recognizable sport-sedan nameplates, could become an electric car as part of an upcoming redesign, reports Car magazine.

2020 135

Lower-price Porsche Taycan is coming, with rear-wheel drive—and possibly better range

Green Car Reports

The entry-level model will have a smaller battery pack, and will be "more accessible price-wise," Porsche R&D boss said in a phone interview with Car magazine.

2020 134

Consumer Reports won't recommend Tesla Model 3 (Updated)

Green Car Reports

Consumer Reports, the consumer product testing magazine famed for its independence, got its deposit in early for a Tesla Model 3 so it could pass judgment before too many non-Tesla diehards could plunk down month's salary to buy one. Now the magazine has released its final test results for the Model 3, and they have found it wanting.

2018 94

German publication pans VW ID.3 for build quality, infotainment

Green Car Reports

electric car from a major car magazine is in, and it's not good. The first review of the Volkswagen ID.3 In a review of a pre-production model ahead of the hatchback's launch, Germany's Auto Motor und Sport said the ID.3

2020 115

Report: Audi A9 EV due in 2024 could be a high-efficiency flagship

Green Car Reports

The new model has the internal codename E6, but could take on the A9 E-Tron name for production, the magazine reported, citing anonymous sources

2020 116

Diesel car proves fuel efficiency in US road trip

Green Cars News

That’s the question Car Magazine posed for itself as they took on a challenge to prove the real world fuel efficiency of a readily-available-in-Europe, diesel model and [.]. Volkswagen America Car magazine diesel DRIVe golf bluemotionWhat happens when you take a right-hand drive, diesel Golf Bluemotion to the land where petrol is king and attempt to drive it across the width of country?

Honda CR-Z hybrid scoops Top Gear green car award

Green Cars News

The Honda CR-Z has scooped the fiercely contested title of ‘Green Car of the Year’ at the Top Gear magazine’s annual awards. Latest news Honda Honda CR-Z Honda CR-Z Hybrid Hybrid cars Top Gear Top Gear magazineThe new trophy means the CR-Z has received four awards in as many weeks for the sporty hybrid. The judges at Top Gear were impressed with the CR-Z’s sporty looks, agile handling and [.].

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Tesla Gigafactory Texas earns “Manufacturing Project of the Year” award

Teslarati

Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas has been named as the “Manufacturing Project of the Year” by Area Development Magazine. Apart from Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas, Area Development Magazine also mentioned some high-profile projects in Texas.

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McLaren plug-in hybrid sports car could have 20-mile electric range, arrives late 2020

Green Car Reports

A McLaren plug-in hybrid sports car with 20 miles of electric range could arrive later this year, according to Autocar magazine.

2020 107

Lexus to reveal upcoming electric car at Tokyo auto show

Green Car Reports

The car will be a small city electric car, based on an updated version of the company's 2015 LF-SA concept, according to a report in British car magazine Autocar. Lexus is reportedly working on a new electric model to unveil at the Tokyo motor show in October. Quoting Lexus chief Koji Sato, the report says the car will be a "tall, boxy

2019 122

Norway bans gas cars in 2025. But trends point toward 100% EV sales as early as April

Electrek

According to an analysis printed by the Norwegian Automobile Federation’s magazine, Motor , the downward trend in sales for gas cars has been so consistent and steep that the last new gas car sale in Norway could happen just seven months from now, in April 2022.

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Could hydrogen fuel cells be seen as an upgrade in the future?

Green Car Reports

Bentley, for example, revealed in an interview with British car magazine Autocar last spring that it is considering fuel cells to give its large SUVs greater Hydrogen cars are struggling to gain a foothold in the expansion of cleaner and greener electric cars. However they may still have a role to play alongside today’s booming EV market.

2019 120

Consumer Reports restores some points to Tesla electric cars for automatic braking

Green Car Reports

Tesla had long been a darling of Consumer Reports magazine since the time the Model S electric car was first revealed, and it consistently scored well in the magazine's tests. However, when Tesla pulled its automatic emergency braking feature when it switched to all-new vehicle sensors and AutoPilot active-safety software—called Hardware. Consumer Reports plug-in cars active safety

2017 86

Electric cars ‘unlikely to ever offer viable alternative’

Green Cars News

An investigation by E&T Magazine suggests that long-term limitations in battery technology could restrict electric cars to under a 100-mile range-while rapid charging could limit the battery life to two years. Tags: Electric cars battery E&T Institute of Engineering and Technology magazine range technology Bad news electric car fans, one respected industry publication thinks we’re all barking up the wrong tree.

2010 40

Consumer Reports confirms 2016 Toyota Prius 52-mpg rating

Green Car Reports

Nonetheless, the magazine says the 2016 Prius is the most fuel-efficient car it's ever tested. The latest Prius even beats the original Honda Insight hybrid, the magazine says, That. Consumer Reports has confirmed the 52-mpg combined EPA fuel-economy rating of the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid, although its ratings in city and highway testing differed. Fuel Economy Consumer Reports EPA Ratings

2016 95

Fun revival: Electric dune buggy could join VW I.D. line

Green Car Reports

As if a Volkswagen revival of the classic Microbus—complete with a cargo-van version—weren't enough, the company revealed to British Autocar magazine that one of the next models in its upcoming electric I.D. What's old is new, and what's new is old. lineup may be a revival of the off-road Meyers Manx dune buggy. DON'T MISS: Will

2018 129

When Will Electric Vehicles Replace Gas-Powered Cars?

ENRG.io

However, before the 2010s, these cars remained a futuristic concept you read about in tech magazines or car journals. Electric cars have been around for more than two decades. The post When Will Electric Vehicles Replace Gas-Powered Cars? appeared first on enrg.io. Electric Cars

Nissan Leaf With No Range Anxiety

Electric Cars are for Girls

Do electric car drivers have different views on the Nissan Leaf and range anxiety than the automotive magazine folks? Turns out they do

2011 135

Consumer Reports On Tesla Model S: Best Test Car Since 2007

Green Car Reports

Chalk up another huge accolade for the Tesla Model S electric car: Consumer Reports has awarded it 99 out of 100 points, and said it''s the best car the magazine has tested since 2007. In fact, the magazine''s descriptions of the luxury sport sedan brim with adjectives. The Tesla Model S "is brimming with innovation, delivers world-class

2007 128

Mazda plans new dedicated electric car

Green Car Reports

A new report in British Autocar magazine notes that the zoom-zoom automaker will introduce a new electric model in 2020 that won't be shared with other gas cars in Mazda's lineup. Mazda may not have shown an electric car at last week's LA auto show, but it is poised to join the electric-car revolution. Mazda has said that a range extended version

2018 121

Electric Mini Rocketman to take to Chinese city streets

Green Car Reports

British auto magazine Autocar learned that the company plans to team up with Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors to build an electric city car smaller than the Cooper SE. In case the new electric Mini Cooper SE isn't small enough for some buyers, Mini plans to build an even smaller electric car in China, based on its 2011 Rocketman concept.

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