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Let Your Voice Be Heard in The Auto Channel's Energy and Fuel Poll - Please Participate

We want to know what you think, we really do. Please answer the follow questions. ... Continue reading

US EPA to Deliver Keynote Address at Fuel Economy Detroit

US EPA to Deliver Keynote Address at Fuel Economy Detroit

PENARTH, UK, March 2, 2017 -- - Fuel Economy Detroit takes place in Dearborn, MI on 16 March 2017 - United States EPA to deliver keynote address - Hyundai, Toyota, BorgWarner, Honeywell and Valeo to discuss the future of powertrain technology - New for 2017: second high-level panel discussion featuring Ford, General Mo ... Continue reading

Coming To America? First Drive: 67 MPG 2015 Citroën Cactus Diesel By Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

Coming To America? 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

EV's: Toyota Develops World's First Behavior Observation Method for Lithium Ions in Electrolyte

EV's: Toyota Develops World's First Behavior Observation Method for Lithium Ions in Electrolyte

Breakthrough Contributes to R&D that will Lead to Longer Battery Life and Longer Driving Range for Vehicles Using Lithium ion Batteries Toyota City, Japan, Nov, 24 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation has developed the world's first(1) method for observing the behavior of lithium ions (Li-ions) in an electr ... Continue reading

Green Car Journal Announces Finalists For 2017 Green Car Of The Year®

Green Car Journal Announces Finalists For 2017 Green Car Of The Year®

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2016 -- Green Car Journal announced today its five finalists for the magazine's prestigious 2017 Green Car of the Year® award. ... Continue reading

U.S. Summer 2016 Gasoline Consumption Sets New High - Making OPEC and Other Bad Guys Real Happy

U.S. Summer 2016 Gasoline Consumption Sets New High - Making OPEC and Other Bad Guys Real Happy

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook, October 2016 The consumption of U.S. finished motor gasoline reached a new high of 9.7 million barrels per day (b/d) in June 2016, surpassing the previous one-month high of 9.6 million b/d set in July 2007. U.S. gasoline consumption during summe ... Continue reading

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

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