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BMW will begin testing of what may be called the i5 fuel cell vehicle using a Toyota co-developed fuel cell system, but battery electric technology may rise up and render it uncompetitive before hydrogen ever really takes hold, says the German automaker. This revelation by its sales and marketing chief that BMW’s FCV may never […]

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It turns out the very British 2014 Hybrid Range Rover is powered by American batteries. Johnson Controls is the supplier of lithium-ion batteries for the 2014 Range Rover Hybrid. The American company said production of the cells and complete battery systems is underway at Johnson Controls’ manufacturing facility in Holland, Michigan. Hybrid batteries are a […]

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Twenty two additional BYD electric taxis will roll in Rotterdam. Rotterdam Taxi Company (RTC) indicated it is planning to add another 22 BYD e6 electric taxis to its fleet. RTC became in 2013 the first operator in Europe to put into service BYD’s electric taxi, the BYD e6. RTC CEO Sjaak de Winter signed a […]

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Honda announced its fuel cell sedan will make its North American debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on Jan. 12. Named FCV Concept, Honda explained the car showcases the styling evolution of its next production fuel-cell car to follow its present FCX Clarity. It’s anticipated to launch in the U.S. after introduction […]

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After being shown as concept since 2012, and having been profiled around the globe, Acura is officially introducing its production version of the NSX early next year. The hybrid coupe’s debut will take place at the 2015 North American International Auto Show with a press conference set for January 12. SEE ALSO: Acura To Showcase […]

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Now’s the time to book your tickets if you want to see a Formula E race in person on U.S. soil. Tickets for the 2015 Miami ePrix, which will be held March 14, 2015, are now on sale via the Formula E website. This Miami race will be the fifth round of the first edition […]

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Although conventional wisdom and crowded streets might suggest otherwise, vehicle ownership, fuel consumption, and miles driven per year seem to be on the decline. These three indicators, referred to cumulatively as “motorization,” have been studied extensively by Michael Sivak, a research professor at University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute, in his six part research study […]

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Tesla Motors’ stock price hit a six-month low on Tuesday in spite of the company’s recent accomplishments. The TSLA symbol on NASDAQ traded for as low as $195, inching up slightly to $198 by the end of the day. This was the first time since June that Tesla dipped below $200 per share, and the […]

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Nissan’s e-NV200 electric-powered van was named winner of What Van? magazine’s Green Award. The magazine’s judges said they found the e-NV200, which costs two pence per mile to run, a worthy winner of the coveted honor and praised its arrival as a “shining example of how to introduce an ultra-low emission light commercial vehicle.” According […]

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A federal budget package recently approved by the U.S. House and U.S. Senate includes a 50 percent increase in funding for a clean air program that reduces emissions from older diesel powered engines, vehicles and equipment. According to the The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF), funding for the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) under the current […]

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