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Even luxury launches can go all-electric; Hinckley shows how

Even luxury launches can go all-electric; Hinckley shows how

Electrification is starting to surge through the automotive industry as countries implement emission regulations and the cost of batteries and associated technology drops. While the automotive sector will clearly affect a larger group of people, numerous companies have shown that boats too can go... read more

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Rotary engine

Mazda all but confirms rotary range extender engine for electric car

How Mazda plans to integrate plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles into its range of increasingly efficient gasoline and diesel models is a topic that interests parts... read more October 20, 2017 by


 
Cummins Urban Hauler Tractor concept

Cummins buys Brammo electric-drivetrain group for future electric semi

Cummins has long been known for its diesel engines, but the company recently revealed its first concept truck using an all-electric powertrain. The Urban Hauler Tractor... read more October 20, 2017 by


 
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid

Which green cars didn't make the list for Best Car To Buy 2018?

After the usual intense discussions and debates, we announced our three finalists for the Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018 award earlier this week. The Tesla Model 3... read more October 20, 2017 by


 
Nissan LCV e-NV200 Fridge Concept for electric refrigerated small van at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan e-NV200 Fridge Concept: electric refrigerated van at Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan will roll out a new electric van concept at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, one that it believes will help solve urban delivery congestion. The e-NV200 Fridge Concept adds... read more October 20, 2017 by


 
Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Electric Nissan SUV, EPA vs ethanol, VW vs Pikes Peak, 6-minute battery recharges: Today's Car News

Today, it appears the future may include more electric SUVs, less ethanol in gasoline, a VW electric hill-climbing race car, and much, much faster battery recharging. All... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Volkswagen’s entry for 2018 Pikes Pike International Hill Climb

Volkswagen targets Pikes Peak with electric-car tech from future models

The next Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race is eight months away still, so a press release on a carmaker's entry into next June's event comes out of left field. But for... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Nissan concept debuting at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Will Nissan have an electric SUV concept at Tokyo Motor Show?

Automakers spend a lot of time trying to work out how electrified powertrains, autonomous driving technology, connectivity, and sharing will turn their industry upside down... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
Big square baler harvesting wheat straw for production of cellulosic ethanol

Proposed ethanol cuts bring EPA up against Iowa's powerful politician

Following years of debate, the EPA said earlier this month it will study the possibilities of cutting the amount of ethanol in the United States' gasoline supply. Since 2007... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
Toshiba SCiB battery cell

Toshiba claims 6-minute recharge for new electric-car battery cell

Electric cars pale in comparison to gasoline or diesel-powered cars when it comes to the time presently required to add energy for more driving distance. Although automakers... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV Cruise Automation test mule in San Francisco

Tesla Model 3 poll, 2018 Camry Hybrid mileage, UAW jobs, Mercedes electric cars: Today's Car News

Today, we've got a gas-mileage test of the 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid, a roundup of Canadian news about electric cars, a threat to the UAW, and a poll on the future of the... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell

Mercedes, Smart, Daimler trucks update electric-car, electrification plans

Mercedes-Benz has already laid out its plans for a portfolio of electric and electrified vehicles, and now parent company Daimler has announced further strategy refinements... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid gas-mileage review: going the distance

Toyota can’t be blamed for a lack of effort: The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid is dripping with it. From the creased hood and cascading brow to the Modernist center console... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
UAW Logo

UAW wakes up to job threat posed by electric cars, as German unions have already

With an evolving shift to electrified and plug-in electric cars, the changes that will bring to the auto industry are far from limited to the powertrains. The entire... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

What's ahead for Tesla Model 3? Take our Twitter poll

Auto-industry CEOs virtually never admit that the new product that could make or break the company is "in production hell," but that's now obviously the case for the Tesla... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
Winners of Canada's 2017 Electric Vehicle Awards

Canada electric-car news: EV Awards, surging Solo sales, electric-bus boom

Coming in mid-October, Canadian Thanksgiving roughly coincides with the return of ice hockey. This year, the country’s plug-in electric vehicle fans have their own... read more October 18, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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