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.

2014 141

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

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

GM unveils digital vehicle platform; 4.5 TB/h; installed on new Cadillac CT5, rollout to most GM vehicles globally by 2023

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General Motors President Mark Reuss unveiled the company’s all-new electronic platform necessary for its next-generation of vehicles, EVs, active safety, infotainment and connectivity features, and the evolution of the Super Cruise driver assistance feature.

2019 131

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In 2018 in US, rise in prices for used vehicles outpaced that of new vehicles

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The used vehicle Consumer Price Index (CPI) in 2018 was 4.4 times higher than in 1970, while the new vehicle CPI was 2.8 used-vehicle prices have risen more than new-vehicle prices. Used-vehicle prices were more volatile than new-vehicle prices over the period from 1970 to 2018 and used-vehicle sales are more variable as well. Both new and used-vehicle CPI grew at a slower average rate than the overall CPI.

2019 81

US has more than 68,800 electric vehicle charging units

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Of that total, 16%, or approximately 10,860 units, were DC fast chargers that make long-distance travel more practical for electric vehicles (EV). As of May 2019, there were more than 68,800 Level 2 and DC fast charging units throughout the United States.

2019 136

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

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

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

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

AstraZeneca electrifying global vehicle fleet

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The Climate Group announced that global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca will join its business leadership initiative on electric vehicles, EV100 ( earlier post ); AstraZeneca will switch its 16,000-vehicle fleet to electric by 2030. 808 of AstraZeneca’s vehicles are already electric, and as a next step the company will focus on the roll-out in Europe. To support the shift to electric vehicles, AstraZeneca will also expand the charging infrastructure at its office sites.

2019 68

10,000 StreetScooter electric delivery vehicles now in service

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Andreas Pinkwart, the Economics Minister of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, and Tobias Meyer, the Board of Management member who oversees Post & Parcel Germany, presented the 10,000 th StreetScooter that will be used in DHL’s parcel-delivery operations at an event in Cologne.

2019 117

Delphi teases 800V inverter for 2022 “high-performance vehicle”

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2019 87

Ricardo developing software to avoid motion sickness in autonomous vehicles

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With the public expecting that autonomous vehicles will offer comfort levels approaching those of a living room environment, Ricardo is developing new software to minimize the risks of motion sickness; the development also promises benefits for conventionally-driven vehicles. This effect can be compounded by the peripheral vision flicker experienced as a result of the vehicle’s motion by those reading, watching screens or engaged in direct, face-to-face conversations.

2019 88

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

Nissan and DOCOMO test I2V technology using 5G in moving vehicle

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are putting Nissan’s Invisible-to-Visible technology through its field test in a moving vehicle, using DOCOMO’s fifth-generation mobile communications connectivity. The test vehicle is based on Nissan’s NV350 Caravan. 5G Connected vehicles HMINissan and NTT DOCOMO, INC.

2019 116

Georgia Tech team simulates risks of hacked connected vehicles; stalling 20% of cars could gridlock Manhattan

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The research team analyzed the movements of cars on Manhattan streets with varying numbers of lanes, including how they get around stalled vehicles and found they could apply a physics approach to what they observed. Connected vehicles Security

2019 90

75% of plug-in vehicles sold in the US in 2018 were made in the US

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For every year except 2011, the United States has produced the majority of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in the United States, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). PEVs include both all-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

2019 167

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles unveils 5 battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles; I.D. BUZZ CARGO

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At the 69 th IAA Commercial Vehicles show, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is unveiling five new zero-emission vehicles:the I.D. The electric campaign is now gaining momentum at the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicles show. The vehicle could be launched as soon as 2021.

2018 137

Ford and Baidu announce joint autonomous vehicle testing in Beijing with SAE L4 vehicles; Apollo system

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have begun a two-year joint autonomous vehicle test project, under which the two companies will further advance the development and on-road testing of autonomous vehicles in China. —Sherif Marakby, president and CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC.

2018 125

Beyond Tesla, electric cars lose value faster than other vehicles

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The same isn’t always true for those who own vehicles the old-fashioned way, going with what’s new and fresh every three years or so, before trading it in for the next. Then, electric vehicles have an issue that can.

2019 107

Hyundai Mobis, KT collaborating to develop connected vehicle systems using 5G and C-V2X

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have launched 5G communication in the Hyundai Mobis proving ground in Seosan, Chungcheongnam-do, and have begun to collaborate to develop connected vehicle technology by actively utilizing this network. 5G Autonomous driving Connected vehicles CV2XHyundai Mobis and KT Corp.

2019 110

Toyota Research Institute constructing automated vehicle test facility in Michigan

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is constructing a closed-course test facility to develop automated vehicle technology. Site of the future automated vehicle test facility (inside the MITRP oval track). Autonomous driving Vehicle Manufacturers

2018 106

eMotorWerks lays groundwork for vehicle-to-grid charging

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vehicle-to-grid-v2g Charging NetworksAt first blanch, a new business agreement between home charger manufacturer eMotorWerks and utility software provider LO3 Energy sounds strictly like the stuff of dull business contract lawyers. Dig a little deeper, though, and it could be the kernel of the next generation electrical system, long discussed, but never-quite-practical.

2019 83

Best Electric Vehicle Motor Yet

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This AC electric vehicle motor really IS as good as you've heard, and it's changing the electric car conversion game

2011 151

MTU researchers develop optimization model to fill in the gaps in connected vehicle data

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Researchers at Michigan Technological University (MTU) have developed a data-driven optimization modeling framework to reconstruct the location-duration-path choices for the missing observations from incomplete data from connected vehicles. For example, connected vehicles provide high-frequency (e.g., The proposed models reconstruct the missing location-duration-path choices for individual connected vehicles. In the future, we’re going to have more connected vehicles.

2019 101

Why Norway leads the world in electric vehicle adoption

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million people—about half the size of Los Angeles County in population, and with only about 35 percent of LA's vehicles on its roads. Norway has only 5.26

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NVIDIA introduces DRIVE AP2X; complete Level 2+ autonomous vehicle platform

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ClearSightNet allows the vehicle to detect camera blindness, as when the sun shines directly into the sensor, or when mud or snow limits its vision. It takes in sensor data and determines a set of actions to protect the vehicle and other road users.

2019 140

NVIDIA to lead European working group on highly connected automated vehicles

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NVIDIA will lead the European Association of Automotive Suppliers ( CLEPA ) working group on highly connected automated vehicles. This group, which consists of European automotive suppliers, contributes to the development of new UNECE assessment methods for automated vehicles. In addition to CLEPA, NVIDIA also works with key international organizations formulating standards and regulations for automated vehicles. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Europe Standards

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