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The Volkswagen Group is trying to decide where to invest billions in one or more factories to manufacture battery cells and packs, and China appears to be on top of the list. Automotive News is reporting that a source close to senior management said, “China is likely one of the first, since we think electromobility […]

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Tesla Motors may be approaching a 100,000 cars per year production target through reaching a steady 2,000 cars per week level, based on off-the-record comments. According to an article published yesterday in Electrek, that information was revealed by a Tesla product specialist who mentioned the 2,000-cars-built-per-week number to Tesla owners at a “Tesla Weekend Social” […]

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A new study says that the U.S. and Canada could produce 80 percent of its energy from renewable energy sources by 2030, and one academic thinks its forecast is way off. The Solutions Project, an environmental group promoting renewable energy, recently released a paper outlining how renewable energy could produce electricity and fuel transportation through […]

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Tesla Motors has tested an air filter system installed in the Model S and Model X to filter the air that ends up in the cabin – and has come up with a catchy name for it, “Bioweapon Defense Mode.” While health and safety have been important in the design of Tesla models, the company […]

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Volvo Cars has set an ambitious goal – selling one million “electrified cars” by 2025. That goal, says the automaker, will be carried out by launching at least two hybrid versions of every model, along with its first all-electric model in 2019. This is to add to a cumulative one-million total by 2025. In the […]

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The 6th ZENN Monte-Carlo Rally, an event for electric vehicles, will be held March 20 to 22. ZENN is short for “zero emissions, no noise;” the rally is a motorsport competition open exclusively to electric cars with a range of under 250 kilometers (155.34 miles). Like its renowned parent competition, the Monte-Carlo Rally, the ZENN […]

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UK’s My Electric Avenue project, hosted by Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD), and led by EA Technology, is testing the impact of electric vehicles on the local electricity network. The project announced the communities that have been successful in applying to take part in its ‘Technical Trials’, and unveiling details of the next […]

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Audi is recruiting some of America’s brightest undergraduates to take part in a unique student program that will address future mobility concerns of megacities around the world. Audi explained its Future of Mobility Practicum will initially engage 12 students in a six-week practicum next summer at AUDI AG headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany. Those finalists will […]

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A month before the event, the Los Angeles Auto Show announced a strong showing for green vehicles. The show’s organizers confirmed that LA will host 22 world debuts, making for a total of 56 vehicle debuts overall, to be unveiled in front of a global audience, November 19, 20 and 21, 2013. Fuel and emission […]

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ChargePoint and National Grid unveiled a new two-car electric vehicle charging station at Williamsville’s Tops Markets. The station was funded through a partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The ChargePoint EV charging station has been installed at the Tops Market store located at 5274 Main St. in Williamsville, and […]

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