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.

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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

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 88

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 236

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 83

US households are holding on to their vehicles longer

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The turnover of household vehicles has slowed since 2009, based on US Department of Transportation surveys of household vehicle travel, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

2018 124

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 103

Toyota investing $500M in Uber; two expand collaboration on automated vehicle technologies

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To accomplish this, technology from each company will be integrated into purpose-built Toyota vehicles to be deployed on Uber’s ride-sharing network. Uber’s Autonomous Driving System and the Toyota Guardian automated safety support system will both be integrated into the Autono-MaaS vehicles.

2018 93

LowCVP LCA study finds matching battery size with vehicle use is crucial for the environment

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For electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles the carbon intensity of the power grid is also a key factor in terms of the vehicle’s full life cycle emissions.

2018 115

Groupe PSA and Huawei showcase their first connected vehicle

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The DS 7 CROSSBACK is the first Groupe PSA vehicle using the PSA IoT “Connected Vehicle Modular Platform” (CVMP) and equipped with Huawei technology for new connected services. Groupe PSA built the CVMP for its connected vehicles using Huawei’s OceanConnect IoT platform.

2018 83

Toyota to commence verification testing for road maintenance inspections using vehicle data from connected cars

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Toyota Motor Corporation, with Toyota City, will start Japan’s first verification testing for road maintenance inspections using vehicle data obtained from connected cars, beginning 1 August. Connected vehicles Japan

2018 93

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

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Jacobs to introduce cylinder deactivation (CDA) Technology at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, will introduce its new Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology to the European market at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 (Hannover, Germany, 20-27 September). Diesel Engines Fuel Efficiency Heavy-duty Vehicle Systems

2018 71

Volvo Trucks presents Vera autonomous electric vehicle for future transport solutions

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Volvo Trucks unveiled Vera : an autonomous, electric vehicle that can operate with significantly less exhaust emissions and low noise levels. Since we use autonomous vehicles with no exhaust emissions and low noise, their operation can take place at any time of day or night.

2018 125

GKN Driveline begins testing All-Twinster plug-in hybrid AWD SUV research vehicle with eTwinsterX system

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GKN Driveline has begun testing an SUV technology research vehicle which showcases the company’s eDrive, All-Wheel Drive (AWD) and systems integration capabilities. This allows it to easily integrate within existing vehicle platforms, providing bolt-on eAWD hybridization.

2018 99

Ford reveals production version of Transit Custom PHEV at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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Ford revealed the production version of the new Transit Custom plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany.

2018 103

NHTSA proposes rule to mandate vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication on light vehicles

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Citing an enormous potential to reduce crashes on US roadways, the US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a proposed rule today that would advance the deployment of connected vehicle technologies throughout the US light vehicle fleet. The advancement of the V2V rulemaking complements the Department’s work to accelerate the development and deployment of automated vehicles. Connected vehicles Regulations V2X

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Electric Vehicles and the Northwest Power Pool

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"In the long run, a fully electrified vehicle fleet would theoretically -- just do the math! -- provide enough balancing power for a 100 percent renewable electricity system." - John Farrell, Grist

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Custom Electric Vehicles: Venus Motors

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Venus Motors builds new custom electric vehicles using fiberglass kits, electric drive trains, and lithium batteries

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Daimler takes 3.93% stake in Beijing Electric Vehicle Company

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Expanding its strategic footprint in the field of New Energy Vehicles (NEV) in China, Daimler has acquired a 3.93% stake in Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., was established in 2009 by the BAIC Group as a development platform for New Energy Vehicles.

2018 78

Cisco and Hyundai to bring “hyper-connected” car to production in 2019; software defined vehicle architecture

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Hyundai will feature this new in-vehicle network in their premium 2019 vehicles. In 2016, Cisco and Hyundai reported plans to develop a vehicle with a new approach to communication. Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) architecture. Connected vehicles V2X Vehicle Systems

2018 89

Audi’s production electric e-tron quattro may set a new standard for vehicle handling; advanced vehicle dynamics control

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The production version of Audi’s battery electric e-tron quattro SUV ( earlier post ), due out in 2018, is an important vehicle for the brand, and especially for Audi of America, which is driving many of the requirements for the C-segment electric SUV. Vehicle dynamics.

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Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks share live vehicle data to improve traffic safety

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Connected Safety was developed to send out alerts to nearby vehicles connected to the service whenever a driver activates the vehicle’s hazard warning lights. Both Volvo brands represent a considerable portion of new vehicle registrations in the region.

2018 96

Toyota and partners develop vehicle-to-vehicle copper recycling technology

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Sample vehicle wiring harness. In addition, large amounts of copper are used in the motors of hybrid vehicles, which are becoming increasingly popular. Materials Sustainability Vehicle Systems Click to enlarge.

2014 113

Daimler and Baidu to enhance strategic cooperation in automated driving and vehicle connectivity

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With collaboration between German and Chinese companies accelerating in the areas of automated driving and intelligent connected vehicles, Daimler and Baidu recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance their Sino-German cooperation in these strategic fields. Both companies will also work to explore new fields in vehicle connectivity services. The Mercedes-Benz research vehicles are equipped with additional technical applications from Baidu Apollo.

2018 64

INRIX launches new platform to connect road authorities with vehicle operators for highly automated vehicles

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INRIX launched a new platform that provides the foundation for cities and road authorities to communicate with operators for safe and effective deployment of highly automated vehicles (HAVs) on public roads.

2018 83

How many vehicles can the earth sustain?

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One of the hallmarks of the good life in developed countries is the freedom to move about as we choose in personal vehicles. Consequently, demand for personal vehicles has recently skyrocketed and this trend is likely to continue in the near future. ?We We first reached the 10-million-vehicle level in the world in 1920, about 34 years after the first motor vehicle appeared on the road. By 2010, we were at 1 billion vehicles. billion vehicles.

2018 74

Nissan to use SHF 980 MPa high-formability steel in more new vehicles

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will build more models using a new type of super high formability (SHF) steel that combines high tensile strength with a previously unachievable degree of formability, resulting in lighter vehicles that can help lower emissions while protecting occupants. Nissan Motor Co.,

2018 83

ESKAM finishing electric drive axle module for commercial vehicles, new production technologies; vehicle testing this year

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All components fit neatly and compactly into a shared housing, which is fitted in the vehicle using a special frame construction also developed by the project engineers. After that, they want to fit the axle module into a real vehicle for testing by the end of 2015.

2015 132

Canadian Electric Vehicles: Randy Holmquist

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Canadian Electric Vehicles of Errington, BC has the reputation of being one of the very best conversion shops. Randy Holmquist also sells conversion kits and builds the Might-e truck NEV

2012 121

Walmart Canada commits to 100% alternatively powered fleet vehicles by 2028; orders 30 more Tesla semis

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By converting 20% of our fleet to electric vehicles by 2022 and committing to alternative power for all fleet vehicles by 2028, we are putting safety, innovation and sustainability at the forefront of our logistics network.

2018 111

How Self-Driving Cars Will Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption

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In fact, some experts predict electric vehicles (EVs) to account for 65 percent to 75 percent of sales in 2050—which is also good news for the environment. In the future, autonomous vehicles and battery-powered technology could work together to create cleaner, more efficient roads.

2018 93

Electric Vehicle Parts

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List of electric vehicle parts, with explanations, that Paul used in his $2200 VW Bug conversion

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EV Fest 2012 Electric Vehicle Show in Toronto

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Fall 2012 marks the fourth EV Fest, a show devoted to showing OEM and Personally converted Electric Vehicles, Hybrids, Plug-in Hybrids, eBikes, Electric Scooters, Trikes, EV components and supplies Sunday, Sept. 9 2012 at The Pavilions in Toronto.

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BMW Group plans joint venture for MINI electric vehicles in China; LoI with Great Wall Motor

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A key element of the brand’s continued strategic development will be local production of future battery-electric MINI vehicles in the world’s largest market for electromobility. million vehicles per year. China Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

2018 99

Continental offers cybersecurity solutions from Argus and Elektrobit for all connected vehicle electronics

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Continental is offering end-to-end cyber security and over-the-air software update solutions from Argus Cyber Security (Argus) and Elektrobit (EB) pre-integrated into its connected vehicle electronics products including telematics units, infotainment systems, gateways and more. More than 60 million connected vehicles will be sold worldwide per year by 2021. Automobile connectivity will allow for additional functions between model upgrades or even during a vehicle’s life cycle.

2018 68

MAHLE developing portfolio of solutions for fuel cell drives in commercial vehicles

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MAHLE is developing a modular fuel cell systems portfolio focused on commercial vehicles, based on its current range of components. This is helping to reduce technological barriers and improve the suitability of vehicles with fuel cell drives for the mass market.

2018 99

Renault opens its first electric-vehicle-only showroom, in Sweden

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Tesla chose to avoid existing franchised dealerships and set up its own "stores," where shoppers can learn about plug-in electric vehicles, and their advantages, and have questions answered by Tesla representatives. Renault dealers Sweden plug-in cars dealerships Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) education Young BuyersHow to sell electric cars in these early years poses a quandry for all automakers.

LCA study finds connected and automated vehicle subsystems could enable net reduction in vehicle energy use and GHGs by up to 9%

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Researchers at the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company have found that using a Level 4 connected and automated vehicle (CAV) subsystem could increase vehicle primary energy use and GHG emissions by 3–20% due to increases in power consumption, weight, drag, and data transmission.

2018 88

ZF introduces electrified AMT for hybrid functions for small and compact vehicles

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ZF has introduced a new eAMT (electrified Automated Manual Transmission) technology for the hybridization of front-transverse vehicles. With eAMT, ZF has developed a fully-fledged plug-in hybrid drive for front-transverse vehicles. This increases flexibility for vehicle manufacturers.

2018 78

Bring your Green Vehicle to Brookline, MA - October 21!

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Your vehicle can fly, swim or drive on land as long as it is green we would like for you to be involved and showcase your vehicle on our grand lawn. The Larz Anderson Auto Museum on Sunday October 21, 2012 will be hosting our second annual Green Day: Bringing Technology and People Together through Green Innovations - a family friendly event to promote green driving and living in Massachusetts.

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Bring your Green Vehicle to Brookline, MA - October 21!

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Your vehicle can fly, swim or drive on land as long as it is green we would like for you to be involved and showcase your vehicle on our grand lawn. The Larz Anderson Auto Museum on Sunday October 21, 2012 will be hosting our second annual Green Day: Bringing Technology and People Together through Green Innovations - a family friendly event to promote green driving and living in Massachusetts.

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