Thu.Apr 25, 2019

Permanent Magnet Motors: Something Old, Something New

Electric Cars are for Girls

Now that Tesla has released their Model 3 with permanent magnet motors instead of their usual induction motors, you might be wondering “why

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Bimbo Bakeries USA orders 5 Motiv all-electric EPIC-equipped step vans; delivery in Q3 2019

Green Car Congress

Motiv Power Systems announced a five-vehicle purchase order from Bimbo Bakeries USA, the US business of Mexico City-based Grupo Bimbo. The vehicles will feature Motiv’s all-electric EPIC 6 chassis (based on the popular Ford F-59 platform) with step van bodies built by Utilimaster Corporation.

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Pending homologation, Qiantu K50 electric sports car will be assembled in Washington state

Green Car Reports

The glamorous, supercar-shaped, Chinese-built Qiantu K50 that was shown last week at the New York auto show garnered much attention and likely changed some attendees’ conceptions of what kinds of vehicles might be imported from China. Importing the K50 directly from China isn’t what U.S. company Mullen Technologies exactly plans. Qiantu

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Volkswagen LCA highlights carbon benefits of EV vs diesel on Golf: 119 vs 140 g CO2/km; ID. family to reduce footprint

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The Jaguar I-Pace isn't selling well in the U.S.

Green Car Reports

The Jaguar I-Pace made headlines at the New York International Auto Show by winning the World Car of the Year Award, as well as the organization's awards for Design of the Year and Green Car of the Year. However, the I-Pace isn't winning where it counts: at the dealership. The Jaguar all-electric crossover SUV has sold just 608 units in the U.S. Car Sales

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TRI-AD, Maxar Technologies, NTT DATA collaborate to build high-definition maps for autonomous vehicles from space

Green Car Congress

Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development, Inc. TRI-AD), Toyota’s automated driving software development company; Maxar Technologies Inc.,

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Electric cars: Are petrolheads finally switching on?

Green Cars News

The electric car is coming of age in 2019

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Jaguar I-Pace sales, Tesla insurance and Model Y production: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla could be entering the insurance business soon, and its Model Y crossover may not be Nevada-built after all. Jaguar may already be looking to reboot marketing for the I-Pace. And a Chinese-conceived electric sports car could be built in Washington State. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Mullen Technologies has secured a facility in. Today in Car News

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Electrify America collaborating with nine additional companies to host more than 30 ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations

Green Car Congress

Electrify America announced collaborations with nine additional companies to host more than 30 ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations across the US. The companies, ranging from popular grocery store chains to retail shopping centers, will help expand the availability of electric vehicle DC fast charging for customers who drive or are considering purchasing an EV.

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2018 Karma Reveros recalled for side curtain airbag issue

Green Car Reports

Karma issued a stop sale on new 2018 Karma Reveros following a recall for defective air bags. The side curtain airbags have a defective rollover sensor, the company said, and may not deploy in a rollover accident. Side curtain airbags are a key safety feature in a rollover, because when they deploy, they can keep occupants heads from hitting the. Karma Revero

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Allison introduces new AXE Series e-axles for MD, HD trucks; in Peterbilt 579EV Class 8 EV for testing

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Allison Transmission, a global leader in medium- and heavy-duty propulsion solutions for commercial vehicles, introduced the new AXE Series e-axle systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks at the Advanced Clean Technology (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, CA. A fully integrated electric powertrain system designed to fit inside a standard frame along the axles of commercial trucks; the AXE Series features electric motors, a 2-speed gearbox, oil coolers and pumps.

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Despite dark days, is the future bright for Jaguar Land Rover?

Green Cars News

When Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced its biggest-ever quarterly loss of £273m for the final quarter of 2018, thanks to a £3.1bn asset write-down and a slump in sales in China, the media was all over it

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Allison unveils compact electric propulsion solution for low-floor bus applications; partners with Alexander Dennis

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Allison Transmission introduced the new ABE Series, the first e-axle advanced ultra-low floor electric bus powertrain system in the market, at the Advanced Clean Technology Expo in Long Beach, CA. The ABE Series e-axles are one of the world’s most powerful and compact fully integrated electric axles for the transit bus market, Allison says.

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Refreshed Mercedes V-Class is the perfect vehicle for a summer getaway

Green Cars News

Considering a campervan for the summer? Fancy something that’s even more upmarket than the go-to Volkswagen California

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When does my car need an MOT test? Plus top tips to pass

Green Cars News

Once a car is three years old, it needs to undergo an MOT test every year to check it remains safe and road legal as it gets older

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