Nissan is ready to broaden its vehicle electrification sales by taking the Note e-Power hybrid global after nudging past the Toyota Prius. The automaker launched the e-Power option to the Note subcompact hatchback in its home market last November – only to see it sell like hotcakes and beat the leading Prius in Japanese market […]

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Toyota has just passed the 10-million mark for hybrid sales worldwide. The Prius is Toyota’s most well-known hybrid, and of course the world’s first mass-market hybrid, but the company now sells much more than just the Prius. Toyota offers 33 different hybrid models across the world, covering 90 countries and regions. The brand is aiming […]

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Six years ago this week, a new era in transportation began with the launch of the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf. The East-versus-West cars represented two different approaches to offset petroleum consumption along with attendant tailpipe emissions by substituting lithium-ion batteries and electric motors to propel them. The extended-range electric Volt with gasoline backup and […]

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An international collaboration will take on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 26 with an electric motorcycle. The high-tech two-wheeler is the result of an alliance between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Electric Vehicle Team, Zero Motorcycles, race companies Komatti (Isle of Man) and Mirai (Japan). Engineering support comes also from Sweden’s Royal […]

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If you thought Norway was the poster child for zero-emission vehicles you’ve just seen the beginning assuming a proposed National Transport Plan for 2018-2029 is fully implemented. The country already buys nearly one plug-in electrified vehicle (PEV) out of every four sold, has over 3 percent PEVs on the roads now, and its plans far […]

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This week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Elio Motors debuted its fifth autocycle prototype – the P5 – in pre-production form. One key difference between the P5 and previous iterations is the newest model is powered by Elio’s own proprietary engine. The three-cylinder 0.9-liter engine was designed by Elio Motors after the company concluded […]

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In anticipation of plug-in cars soon increasing their numbers, people with a need to know are preparing. To foster this, next month the University of Central Florida’s Electric Vehicle Transportation Center (EVTC) will host its first EV Transportation and Technology Summit. The U.S. Department of Transportation-funded research facility was established in 2013 and from Oct. […]

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