Electric Vehicle Insurance

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Please let me know which companies are willing to provide insurance for an EV converted car, in the greater Toronto area. Thank you, Doru Hi, Doru

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Electric Vehicle - Buyers Guide

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The Electric Vehicle market is full of new terminology and concepts. Different types of Electric Vehicles. Pros and Cons of Electric Vehicles. - - - - - - - -. Electric Vehicles | charge2drive.com.

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Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum

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The Historic Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum in Kingman, Arizona adds to its collection

2017 116

New Hyundai Sonata based on third-generation vehicle platform

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Hyundai Motor announced that the new generation Sonata, scheduled to go on sale later this month, is based on the new third-generation vehicle platform. Such technology inhibits vehicle from spinning and prevents possible secondary collisions.

2019 123

Army's Electric Vehicle

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I guess the Army's electric vehicle won't be needing the fake noisy gas engine sound track shown in the video, then? More about the Army's stealth EV after the jump

2011 237

5GAA hosts C-V2X connected vehicle demo in Berlin

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The 5G Automotive Association ( 5GAA ) hosted an interoperability demo of cellular-data-enabled connected vehicle (C-V2X) applications in Berlin. The communication between the traffic signal and vehicle is important to improve traffic flow, thus increasing road safety by preventing accidents.

2019 131

The majority of vehicle buyers are older than 54

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In this analysis, I compare the age composition of buyers of new light-duty vehicles (cars and light trucks) in 2007 and 2017. Older persons purchased proportionally more vehicles in 2017 than in 2007 (up from 18% to 25% for those 55 to 64, and from 13% to 27% for those 65 and older).

2019 171

Hyundai and Kia make €100M strategic investment in Arrival to co-develop electric commercial vehicles

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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation today made a strategic investment of €100 million (US $110 million) in a new partnership with Arrival , a UK-based electric vehicle startup ( earlier post ). Electric (Battery) Europe Fleets Vehicle Manufacturers

2020 85

Gentherm, GM study shows microclimate comfort system increases driving range of electric vehicles

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A study by Gentherm, a developer of innovative thermal management technologies, and General Motors has shown that Gentherm’s ClimateSense microclimate thermal comfort system significantly increases driving range and energy savings in electric vehicles.

2019 107

Colorado adopts California electric vehicle mandate

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For months, Colorado lawmakers and businesses have taken sides at a figurative continental divide—and not far from the real one—over whether (and how) the state might join California’s Zero Emissions Vehicle program and its corresponding electric-car mandate.

DOE: all-electric vehicles have the lowest estimated average annual fuel cost of all light-duty vehicles

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The estimated annual fuel costs for model year (MY) 2019 all-electric light-duty vehicles are the lowest of all the different vehicle technologies, ranging from a low of $500 to a high of $900 per year, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

2019 126

US used vehicle sales are more than double the number of new vehicle sales

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In the US, the used light-duty vehicle market is more than twice the size of the new light-duty vehicle market for each year shown. Used vehicle sales for 2018 were 40.2 million vehicles, while new vehicle sales were 17.2 Used vehicle sales include pre-owned vehicles sold by dealerships, franchises, independent used vehicle dealers, and private party transactions.

2019 105

Hyundai Motor partners with MDGo to enhance vehicle safety through AI accident analysis

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Hyundai Motor Company is partnering with MDGo , an Israeli start-up specializing in medical artificial intelligence (AI) systems, to help shape the next generation of advanced vehicle safety systems. AI Connected vehicles Health Safety

2019 140

Volkswagen raises EV forecast for 2025 to 1.5M vehicles from ID. family; 1M by 2023

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Half of the customers opted for a battery electric vehicle and the other half for a plug-in hybrid. Despite some model changes, the Volkswagen brand delivered more than 70,000 electrified vehicles in 2019—following 50,000 last year. Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

2019 95

Motor vehicles and component parts sector employment in US grew by 3% from 2017 to 2018

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The Motor Vehicles and Component Parts sector employed 3% more people in 2018 than 2017. More than 2 million employees in the sector worked with conventional gasoline and diesel vehicles in 2018, up 1.4% About 110,000 employees worked with hybrid electric vehicles, up 10% from 2017.

2019 105

Mercedes-Benz and Geely establish smart brand electric vehicle JV

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billion RMB (US$778 million) to transform smart into a leading player in premium-and intelligent electrified vehicles. The new generation of smart vehicles will be designed by the worldwide Mercedes-Benz Design network and developed by the Geely global engineering network. Electric (Battery) Vehicle ManufacturersMercedes-Benz AG and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding) have formally established the global joint venture “smart Automobile Co.,

2020 60

Petition alleges widespread unintended acceleration in Tesla vehicles

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An estimated 500,000 Tesla vehicles pose the risk of exhibiting sudden unintended acceleration, according to Reuters, and a petition filed to NHTSA on behalf of Tesla owners.

2020 83

Hyundai Motor Group to invest $87B over next 5 years; 44 electrified vehicles; new EV development system; hydrogen plans

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billion) annually to enhance its leadership in vehicle electrification, autonomous driving and mobility services, said Euisun Chung, Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Group, at the company’s 2020 New Year ceremony at its headquarters in Seoul. The Group’s electrified lineup, which consisted of 24 models in 2019, will be expanded to 44 models by 2025, including 13 hybrids, six plug-in hybrids, 23 battery electric vehicles and two fuel-cell electric vehicles.

2020 95

Historical Electric Vehicle Foundation Gets 12 New EVs

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The Historical Electric Vehicle Foundation (HEVF.org) and our Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum are proud to announce the gift of twelve electric vehicles of historic significance from the prestigious collection of the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. The last vehicle was delivered today on December 21th

2018 89

Wyoming leads in vehicle miles traveled per person

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Total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) by all vehicles in the United States vary greatly across the individual states. The calculations used the total VMT by all vehicles from the above-cited source (the Federal Highway Administration ) and the resident populations from the U.S.

2020 85

Hexagon, Hyundai and Valeo unveil a high-precision vehicle positioning system

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At CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Hyundai; Hexagon’s Positioning Intelligence Division; Valeo; and a major mobile network operator are presenting a new technology capable of pinpointing a vehicle’s exact location while on the road. Using proprietary centimeter-level precision called High-Precision Positioning (HPP), the system can further enhance a vehicle’s advanced active safety technologies. High-precision positioning of vehicles also creates opportunities for new uses and services.

2020 69

DARPA GXV-T demos showcase radical vehicle technologies

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DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies ( GXV-T ) program ( earlier post ) aims to improve mobility, survivability, safety, and effectiveness of future combat vehicles without piling on armor. The team found autonomy improved either vehicle speed or risk posture, and sometimes both.

2018 90

Electric emergency vehicles: Tropos Motors shows how to start small

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The larger-scale electrification of big, task-oriented municipal vehicles like fire trucks, ambulances, and even dump trucks is bound to happen eventually.

2020 75

Kia and Hyundai to introduce solar roof charging on selected vehicles: HEV, BEV and ICE

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Kia Motors and Hyundai Motor plan to introduce solar roof charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. The solar charging technology is being developed to support the vehicle’s main power source, improving mileage and reducing CO 2 emissions.

2018 144

VW opens N American center of excellence for autonomous vehicle R&D

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Volkswagen has opened a North American center of excellence for autonomous vehicle research and development under a new subsidiary, Volkswagen Autonomy, Inc. The new center is part of a global subsidiary, Volkswagen Autonomy GmbH, that will work towards making self-driving vehicles a reality at global scale. Volkswagen Group expects the first use cases for autonomous vehicles to come in the commercial sector, and Volkswagen Autonomy, Inc.

2020 69

Scania unveils modular battery-electric self-driving urban concept vehicle

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The bus module of this innovative concept vehicle is on display at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit in Stockholm, 10–12 June. With the low vehicle weight of less than eight tonnes, the range with present-day batteries is estimated at 245 kilometers.

2019 152

Volkswagen using Continental in-car application server in ID. electric vehicles

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The electronics architecture of the modern generation of vehicles is undergoing a profound transformation, moving away from the many individual control units of current cars towards a small number of high-performance functional domain computers. Connected vehicles Controls and controllers

2019 88

DENSO and NTT Communications start validating vehicle security operation center technology for connected cars

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DENSO Corporation (DENSO) and NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) will begin validating their jointly developed Vehicle Security Operation Center (V-SOC) technology for monitoring and analyzing vehicle’s security status from January 2020. Connected vehicles Security

2019 78

Ricardo and Roke partnership launches digital resilience assessment service for vehicles

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However, with this unprecedented increase in product complexity comes a parallel increase of the attack surface that hackers can exploit—the potential vulnerabilities that may provide a digital gateway into the vehicle and its data. Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Security

2019 78

USDOT requesting public comment on Vehicle-to-Everything communications

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The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) is seeking public comment on the use and integration of vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications technologies into the transportation environment, which have the potential to improve motor vehicle safety and efficiency as well as support cooperative vehicle automation concepts. There are more than 70 active deployments of V2X communications with thousands of vehicles already on the road. Connected vehicles V2X

2018 96

CATL and Toyota form comprehensive partnership for new energy vehicle batteries

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Limited (CATL) and Toyota Motor Corporation have entered into a comprehensive partnership agreement for the stable supply and further development of New Energy Vehicle (NEV) batteries. CATL is the world’s leading supplier of drive battery systems for vehicles with competitive advantages across the globe. In recent years, as vehicle electrification has accelerated worldwide, the company has won recognition from many automobile manufacturers both in China and overseas.

2019 104

Toyota providing nearly 24,000 licenses for vehicle electrification technologies royalty-free

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Toyota announced that it will grant royalty-free licenses on nearly 24,000 patents it holds (including some pending applications) for vehicle electrification-related technologies. Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hybrids Motors Power Electronics Vehicle Manufacturers

2019 117

FedEx acquiring 1,000 Chanje electric delivery vehicles

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will add 1,000 Chanje V8100 electric delivery vehicles to its fleet. FedEx is purchasing 100 of the vehicles from Chanje Energy Inc and leasing 900 from Ryder System, Inc. The vehicles are manufactured by FDG in Hangzhou, China, and purchased through Chanje Energy Inc.,

2018 121

Nepal was once an electric-vehicle leader. What happened?

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With California and its electric-vehicle mandate under threat as the federal government takes aim at the state’s greenhouse gas emissions authority, it pays to remember how much power governments can wield in how quickly we go electric.

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Eaton introduces new high-voltage protection device for electrified vehicles: Breaktor

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Eaton’s eMobility business is expanding high-voltage circuit protection solutions for electrified vehicles (EVs) with the introduction of Breaktor , a new advanced circuit protection solution for EVs that combines the function of fuses, pyro switches and contactors into a single coordinated device.

2019 90

DOE: Growth in US vehicle-miles of travel and number of vehicles outpaces population growth

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Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the US was seven times higher in 2017 than in 1950, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). The number of vehicles in operation was more than six times higher in that same period, while the resident population doubled.

2019 105

Audi testing second-life EV batteries in factory vehicles

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Audi is testing factory vehicles powered by used lithium-ion batteries at its main plant in Ingolstadt. Factory vehicles in Audi’s production plants such as fork-lift trucks and tow tractors have so far been powered by lead-acid batteries.

2019 158

FCA confirms discussions with Foxconn on China JV for electric vehicles

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Foxconn ) regarding the potential creation of an equal joint venture to develop and manufacture in China new generation battery electric vehicles and engage in the IoV (Internet of Vehicles) business. China Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Vehicle ManufacturersFiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. FCA) confirmed that it is in discussions with Hon Hai Precision Ind.

2020 60

Ford spins-out autonomous vehicles organization

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Ford Motor Company has created Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, a new organization charged with accelerating Ford’s autonomous vehicles (AV) business to capitalize on market opportunities. Autonomous driving Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

2018 85

Eaton introduces new Flex Power Distribution Unit for commercial electric vehicles

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Eaton’s eMobility business has introduced a new Flex Power Distribution Unit (PDU) for high-voltage electrified commercial vehicles; the new unit is uniquely designed to handle multiple load requirements. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty Power Electronics Vehicle Systems

2019 85

Dana acquires Nordresa, e-powertrain provider for commercial vehicles

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an integration and application engineering expert for the development and commercialization of electric powertrains for commercial vehicles. Nordresa’s experience designing and integrating electric vehicle systems enables Dana to offer our customers a complete system solution, including fully-integrated e-Axles, battery and powertrain controls, and thermal management. Electric (Battery) Vehicle SystemsDana Incorporated has acquired Nordresa Motors, Inc. ,

2019 73

Dana expands TM4 SUMO electric powertrain offerings into commercial-vehicle, light-duty platforms

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The motor-inverter combination is designed for Class 2 through Class 6 vehicles. The new offering extends the comprehensive TM4 SUMO lineup, which is powering more than 12,000 electrified vehicles today. Electric (Battery) Motors Vehicle Systems

2019 110

Volkswagen establishes VWAT subsidiary to bring autonomous driving to market; light commercial vehicles first target

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The company will be managed by Alexander Hitzinger, Senior Vice President for autonomous driving in the Volkswagen Group and Member of the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management responsible for Technical Development at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV).

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