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Audi 2015 International Motor Show

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At the 2015 International Motor Show (IAA), which begins today in Frankfurt am Main, Audi is presenting many different new products. The main focus is on the new A4 model line and the near-production Audi e-tron quattro concept car – a sporty SUV with an all-electric drive.

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2016 Nissan LEAF now offers best-in-class 107-mile range

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today introduced the 2016 all-electric LEAF with an available 30 kWh battery that provides an EPA-estimated best-in-class* range of 107** miles – a 27-percent increase over the previous 24 kWH battery. The new battery is standard for LEAF SV and LEAF SL models. The 2016 model also offers an enhanced IT […]

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New Toyota Prius – Future of Mobility

Striking exterior design ushers in new hybrid era New platform and rear double wishbone suspension dial up driving dynamics Ten percent fuel economy improvement on core models; highest MPG without a plug First vehicle based on Toyota’s New Global Architecture Toyota Safety Sense system available among other safety enhancements

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JAGUAR LAND ROVER Plug-In Hybrid and Mild Hybrid technologies

  Jaguar Land Rover reveals unique electric Drive Module (eDM) technology that could be used to create future low and zero-emissions vehicles Three ‘Concept_e’ research demonstrators showcase potential future Battery Electric Vehicle, Plug-In Hybrid and Mild Hybrid technologies

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PLUG-IN CAR GRANT EXTENDED TO ENCOURAGE MORE ELECTRIC MOTORING

Government announces that current levels of the Plug-in Car Grant will continue until at least February 2016 Longer term plan for the grant to be announced after November spending review Go Ultra Low reveals best-ever UK registrations for plug-in cars in 2015

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Nissan and Foster + Partners Charge Ahead with Bold New Vision

The Fuel Station of the Future: Nissan and Foster + Partners Charge Ahead with Bold New Vision EV leader Nissan collaborate with world-renowned architects Foster + Partners to rethink the Fuel Station of the Future’ Concept explores how zero-emission technology will influence future design Final concept to be revealed later this year By 2020, there […]

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Chinese Electric Vehicles (EV) turning heads

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The Shandong Electric Vehicle Motor Show (Shandong EV Expo) is letting the sparks fly in China this week, and some of China’s 200 vehicle manufacturers (yes, nearly 200!) have come up with some surprising new models. This is the Kaimali K50, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV). The vehicle features large truck-like mirrors with integrated indicators, speedy […]

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BMW Project Visio.M

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Project Visio.M: Electric mass mobility for urban environments. Munich. Electric vehicles powered by electricity from renewable energy sources are an attractive option for mobility within the urban area and beyond. However, previous approaches lead to vehicles that either are too heavy and too expensive or do not meet mass-market safety requirements.

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VOLVO CAR CORPORATION PARTNER IN DEVELOPMENT OF SMART CHARGING CONCEPT FOR ELECTRIC CARS

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Volvo Car Corporation’s focus on connectivity technology also includes smart features for charging of electric vehicles.  The company is one of the partners in the research project ELVIIS (Electric Vehicle Intelligent Infra Structure) that develops a smart on-board concept for controlling, measuring and paying for electricity when charging via any outlet. ELVIIS is a consortium […]

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MIA ELECTRIC QUALIFIES FOR GOVERNMENT’S PLUG-IN CAR AND VAN GRANTS

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MIA ELECTRIC QUALIFIES FOR GOVERNMENT’S PLUG-IN CAR AND VAN GRANTS AHEAD OF ENTRY INTO UK MARKET LATER THIS YEAR mia electric vehicles will be sold at discount to UK customers as of May 2012 Motorists will benefit from low-running costs, tax benefits and zero-emission mobility The grant has been extended to vans to encourage businesses […]

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GENEVA MOTOR SHOW – FUTURE HYBRIDS, FUN AND MORE FROM TOYOTA

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First reveal of the production-ready Yaris Hybrid, Europe’s first full hybrid supermini at the Geneva motor show First European appearance of the production-ready GT 86 World debut for the FT-Bh concept, showcasing a “total vehicle” approach to reducing emissions in an affordable city car European premiere for the NS4 and FCV-R concepts, exploring next-generation plug-in […]

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HYBRID POWER MADE TO MEASURE FOR TOYOTA YARIS

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KEY POINTS Lighter, more compact full hybrid powertrain to debut in new Yaris Hybrid No compromise in hybrid driving performance Clever packaging maintains Yaris’s “small outside, big inside” character Inside a modern supermini every inch of space counts. That’s why Toyota had to be sure that in creating its new Yaris Hybrid, fitting a hybrid […]

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DETAILS EMERGE ON INFINITI’S ADVANCED SPORTS CAR CONCEPT

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Rolle, SWITZERLAND (2 February, 2012) – Infiniti, the luxury performance brand from Japan, has announced its advanced sports car concept is to be called the INFINITI EMERG-E.

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BMW Delivers First All-Electric ActiveE in the US

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The next chapter in BMW’s EV development takes to the road Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 13, 2012… BMW today delivered the first all-electric ActiveE in the US and  began the next chapter in its electromobility strategy. Ludwig  Willisch, President and CEO of BMW of North America presented the keys  to a BMW ActiveE to Tom and Meredith Moloughney who […]

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TOYOTA REVEALS NS4 ADVANCED PLUG-IN HYBRID CONCEPT

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“Vision of the Future” concept vehicle features advanced powertrain, human-machine interface and safety features Toyota today revealed the NS4 advanced plug-in hybrid concept vehicle at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The NS4 exemplifies Toyota’s vision for future mobility, with a focus on next generation connectivity and safety.

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YARIS HYBRID – THE MOST ADVANCED YARIS YET

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First pictures of the production Yaris Hybrid  KEY POINTS First full hybrid model in the European B-Segment Downsided full hybrid powertrain delivers segment-leading CO2 emissions No compromise on performance, with maximum 98bhp(74kW) Clever packaging delivers identical occupant and luggage space as conventional Yaris models Developed to be the most affordable full hybrid in Europe World […]

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TOYOTA LEADS INDUSTRY WITH LOWEST FLEET-WIDE CO2 AVERAGE IN EUROPE

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) was confirmed as the automotive industry leader with lowest CO2 emissions in the recently published 2010 final report by the European Commission and European Environmental Agency. The fleet-wide CO2 average for TME was 112.2 g/km (comprising both Toyota and Lexus vehicles), well below the industry average of 140 g/km and some […]

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NEXT GREEN CAR’S ‘TOP 10’ GREEN CARS TO WATCH IN 2012

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Next Green Car looks ahead to the greenest and most innovative cars due for launch in 2012 In 2012, purchase incentives for plug-in electric vehicles continue to be available, including the Plug-in Car Grant, which is worth up to £5,000 on selected models. The coming year also promises a second electric revolution with the launch […]

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CONTI.eCONTACT – THE ULTIMATE TYRE FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

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With an estimated 2.8 million electric vehicles registered worldwide by 2020, the new Conti.eContact introduces pioneering tyre dimensions for this growing market. Over the next 40 years CO2 budget per inhabitant in the UK will be substantially reduced. This creates a clear need and incentive to produce more fuel-efficient tyres that complement new vehicle design. […]

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Mission Impossible 4: The BMW i8

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If you were looking for a review about the latest Movie release in the sequel of mission impossible, then you are on the wrong page. On this page we are not going to talk much about the new Mission Impossible 4 movie. Yes the movie is cool with Tom Cruise in the lead role and […]

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SO GREEN EVEN THE LEATHER IS LOW-CARBON – FISKER RANGE-EXTENDED LUXURY ELECTRIC VEHICLES

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BRIDGE OF WEIR LEATHER AND FISKER AUTOMOTIVE BRING LOW CARBON LEATHER AND SUSTAINABLE LUXURY TOGETHER IN A FORMIDABLE PACKAGE World’s first luxury, range-extended Fisker electric cars choose sustainable low carbon leather from Scotland’s Bridge of Weir Leather Company World’s first leather thermal energy plant, converting waste to energy at Bridge of Weir to supply global […]

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LEASEPLAN BEGIN TRIAL OF TOYOTA PLUG-IN HYBRID

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LeasePlan has become the first UK leasing company to trial the production prototype Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid prior to its launch in the autumn next year.

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SEAT UNVEILS ITS FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC CAR

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New Altea XL Electric Ecomotive and plug-in hybrid Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive SEAT envisages hybrid and electric car production from 2015 Electromobility strengthens SEAT’s environmental strategy SEAT is working on its first electric car designed, developed and manufactured in Spain.  The firm is unveiling the prototype Altea XL Electric Ecomotive, a totally electrically-driven zero-emissions car, as […]

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THE HYDE GROUP AND ELEKTROMOTIVE PARTNER ON DRIVE FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT

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Vehicle planned for new electric car club awarded ‘Most Energy Efficient Light Commercial Vehicle’ in RAC Future Car Challenge Elektromotive, the UK’s leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) recharging posts, has been chosen to meet the recharging infrastructure requirements for Brighton’s first electric car club.

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