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New Energy Vehicle Makers Gather at Shanghai International Green Auto Show

New Energy Vehicle Makers Gather at Shanghai International Green Auto Show

SHANGHAI, June 30, 2016 -- The Shanghai International Green Auto Show, the largest new energy vehicle exhibition in China, is being held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from June 28 to June 30, 2016. Nearly one hundred new energy vehicles will be on display at the event, drawing much attention fro ... Continue reading

California Zero Emissions Demonstration Project Includes Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Trucks

California Zero Emissions Demonstration Project Includes Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Trucks

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2016 New diesel technology will be part of a $23.6 million zero-emission transportation test program in California for emerging commercial vehicle technologies designed to reduce greenhouse gases, smog, and petroleum usage in ports and rail yards along busy freight corridors. The California Air Reso ... Continue reading

BMW Innovations And 2016 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer eDrive - Henny's First Drive +VIDEO

BMW Innovations And 2016 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer eDrive - Henny's First Drive +VIDEO

2 Series Active Tourer eDrive 3-cylinder TwinPower Turbo gasoline engine ... Continue reading

Get Charged-Up In Ontario

Get Charged-Up In Ontario

MONTRÉAL, May 2, 2016 The Electric Circuit is pleased to announce that its proposal to set up a fast-charge corridor between Québec and the Ottawa area has been selected by the Government of Ontario. This project was submitted further to a request for proposals for public and private partners to set up a public charg ... Continue reading

Shrinking Diesel Car Sales Open Up Growth Opportunities for Alternate Propulsion Systems

Shrinking Diesel Car Sales Open Up Growth Opportunities for Alternate Propulsion Systems

LONDON, April 28, 2016 -- WHEN Thursday, 5th May, 2016 at 2:00 pm BST LOCATION: Online, with Complimentary Registration SPEAKERS: Frost & Sullivan Program Manager Anjan Hemanth Kumar, Principal Consultant Pietro Boggia and special guest Silvia Leone of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Powertrain The recent diesel engine scand ... Continue reading

Future Propulsion And Connected Vehicle Systems - FEV Exhibit at 2016 SAE World Congress

Future Propulsion And Connected Vehicle Systems - FEV Exhibit at 2016 SAE World Congress

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 8, 2016 -- The future of the automobile is changing at cyber speed. Just yesterday, the buzz was the electric vehicle, and now connected and autonomous vehicles have been added to the mix. Automakers are scrambling to keep abreast of the challenges inherent in this changing landscape in order ... Continue reading

$4.5 million Grant From U.S. Department of Energy To Cummins-led Team to Develop Volt-Like Plug-in Hybrid Truck that Reduces Fuel Use by 50%

$4.5 million Grant From U.S. Department of Energy To Cummins-led Team to Develop Volt-Like Plug-in Hybrid Truck that Reduces Fuel Use by 50%

COLUMBUS, Ind.—Cummins Inc. today announced the company was awarded a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that can reduce fuel consumption by at least 50 percent over conventional Class 6 vehicles. When fully loaded, Class 6 vehicles ... Continue reading

Future for Diesel Passenger Vehicles in U.S. Remains Positive Despite Recent Set Backs

Future for Diesel Passenger Vehicles in U.S. Remains Positive Despite Recent Set Backs

NEW YORK, March 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While diesel passenger vehicles sales have decreased in recent months, there are some positive signs that indicate diesel sales will recover and expand in the coming years, according to Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. Schaeffer ... Continue reading

Collaboration to Provide Full Electric and Hybrid Drive Systems

Collaboration to Provide Full Electric and Hybrid Drive Systems

LONGMONT, Colo.—UQM Technologies Inc. (NYSE MKT: UQM) today announced collaboration with New Eagle, a vehicle integrator and supplier of hybrid and electric drive control system technologies and hardware for a variety of vehicle classes and applications. UQM and New Eagle are seeking to satisfy a growing market de ... Continue reading

Vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Fully Comply with Applicable Regulations

Vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Fully Comply with Applicable Regulations

In recent weeks, media reports and publications by various institutes and organisations have repeatedly attempted to demonstrate that various automobile manufacturers illegally influence their vehicles’ emission values. Recent reports also refer to a product of the Mercedes-Benz brand. Daimler AG once again absolu ... Continue reading

Automotive Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Market Report 2015-2025

Automotive Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Market Report 2015-2025

LONDON, November 20, 2015 -- Top Companies, Car Sales Forecasts & Charging Station (EVCS) Infrastructure Forecasts The latest report from business intelligence provider visiongain offers comprehensive analysis of the global Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) market. Visiongain assesses that the BEV market will generate rev ... Continue reading

Coordinating Autonomy and Energy Independence in Vehicles

Coordinating Autonomy and Energy Independence in Vehicles

By Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman, IDTechEx www.IDTechEx.com Energy Independent Electric Vehicle Technology Roadmap 2016-2026 Autonomous Vehicles Land, Water, Air 2015-2025 VIEW ALL IDTechEx Research It is a no brainer. The ultimate vehicle by land water and air is independent in performance of task and in provision of its ... Continue reading

California Embraces Electric Vehicles

California Embraces Electric Vehicles

The state has cornered the market on plug-in cars, with 45% of U.S. sales. ​SACRAMENTO September 16, 2015; NACS Daily reported that California has become the leading state for electric cars, the Sacramento Bee reports. The Golden State generates 45% of U.S. sales of electric vehicles (nearly 150,000 sold since 20 ... Continue reading

First Drive: 67 MPG 2015 Citroën Cactus Diesel By Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

First Drive: 67 MPG 2015 Citroën Cactus Diesel By Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel AMSTERDAM, August 2014. Citroën has introduced its new C4 Cactus, a small family car that is relatively cheap. The French manufacturer has saved weight by shedding excessive technology and interior trim. Our first drive will tell if going back to simplicity still ... Continue reading

100 Years Of U.S. Fuel Use - 80% Fossil Fuels

100 Years Of U.S. Fuel Use - 80% Fossil Fuels

Fossil fuels have made up at least 80% of U.S. fuel mix since 1900 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review While the energy history of the United States is one of significant change, three fossil fuel sources—petroleum, natural gas, and coal—have made up at least 80% of total U.S ... Continue reading

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