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PSA/Peugot-Citroën is putting its Hybrid Air project on hold, though the company said the move is only temporary until new partnerships are formed. Since announcing the project two years ago, both engineers and project leader Karim Mokaddem have left PSA, though a representative remarked that this is because the development phase was complete. “We have […]

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Ford is expanding its Silicon Valley presence with the opening of its Palo Alto’s Research and Innovation Center. Ford said the opening of this new Research and Innovation Center allows the company to grow its global research team and accelerate its innovation in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data. SEE ALSO: Ford […]

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Toyota is getting ready to unveil next week the RND Concept, a production ready concept car that, in the company’s words, “will make a valuable contribution to the world we live in.” In doing so, Toyota is breaking with automotive industry convention by revealing a new product outside the familiar surroundings of an international auto […]

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Nissan has confirmed that its next-generation Leaf will have a battery range long enough to drive from New York City to Baltimore on a single charge. In light of the just-introduced Chevrolet Bolt concept, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said from the North American International Auto Show earlier this week that the next Leaf’s range may […]

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Honda didn’t launch any production models at Detroit’s annual North American International Auto Show. Instead, the company used the opportunity to talk about its three-year plan for alternative-fuel technology with a preview of one of its prototypes. On display – alongside a small-scale replica of the HondaJet and a real Honda-powered Formula One racecar – […]

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Johnson Controls in collaboration with Toshiba is introducing a new 12-volt lithium titanate battery stop-start system. “Johnson Controls is pursuing opportunities to develop evolutionary low-voltage energy storage systems that will help our customers meet increasing fuel regulations at a lower cost than a hybrid or electric vehicle,” said Lisa Bahash, group vice president and general […]

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Autonomous driving is all the rage this week at the 2015 CES, so it came as a surprise to learn Jaguar Land Rover is focusing on technologies monitoring a driver’s alertness level. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced it is working in the U.S. with Intel and Seeing Machines to develop sensing technology that monitors the […]

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This week at the International Consumer Electronics Show, BMW will demonstrate a new wireless charging system on a BMW i8. Last summer, BMW and Daimler announced that the companies were collaborating to develop a system that can recharge batteries on electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids without cords. Mercedes-Benz also said in August it would begin […]

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Autonomous driving is the focus of many manufacturers and Mercedes-Benz is one of them. The German company has revealed as a world premiere the research vehicle F 015 Luxury in Motion at the Consumer Electronics Show. Mercedes-Benz said this fuel cell-powered vehicle provides a concrete example of the visionary ideas the company is developing with […]

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Controlling a car through hand gestures, leading it to park itself and creating various methods of monitoring an EV’s charging progress are all part of Volkswagen’s soon to be car technologies presented at the 2015 CES. Golf R Touch The Volkswagen Golf R Touch concept vehicle, displayed for the first time at the 2015 Consumer […]

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