Month: July 2020

-·         Hyundai is upgrading its Bluelink connected car services technology with a range of new features and a refined user interface· —        Upgraded Bluelink to include enhanced driving assistance tools including Connected Routing, Last Mile Navigation and new driver profile functions· —         The new i30 will be the first
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General Motors and EVgo announced a partnership Friday that will result in the installation of more than 2,700 DC fast charging connectors—all powered by 100% renewable energy—over the next five years. The announcement marks the first significant move from GM toward helping expand fast-charging infrastructure, and investing in public charging infrastructure, which is something that
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MINI Plant Oxford has hit a significant milestone by building more than 11,000 MINI Electrics since production began, just before the plant’s annual summer shutdown. Premiered in July 2019, during the brand’s 60th anniversary year, MINI’s first all-electric model is fully integrated into the production process at Oxford, running down the same line as the combustion
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By Joey Klender Posted on July 30, 2020 Volkswagen’s Dieselgate scandal has tarnished the German automaker in more ways than one. This week, however, the Federal Trade Commission issued a press release stating that Volkswagen has successfully returned more than $9.5 billion in compensation to car buyers who purchased the company’s “clean diesel” vehicles because
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Tesla and Nikola need to compete with electric trucks from familiar brands like Peterbilt. GM revealed more about its upcoming Hummer EV. Toyota is pushing along with solid-state battery development. And Kandi cars are arriving soon. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  Toyota solid-state battery technology is reportedly on schedule for a 2025
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Polestar has today delivered the first European Polestar 2 customer car at the company’s iconic global headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Thunder-coloured fastback is specified with a Charcoal WeaveTech vegan interior. The new owner, Sture Stensson gets a walk through the extensive technology onboard. New owner Sture Stensson commented: “I ordered my Polestar 2 on
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Sunstone Engineering, a manufacturer of high-tech micro-welding and engraving solutions, has developed a new battery welding system that’s capable of welding copper and nickel tabs to power cells. Sunstone’s Omega PA250i includes new welding technology that clears a path for battery manufacturers to use pure copper or nickel tabs in the production of power cells.
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By Joey Klender Posted on July 29, 2020 Tesla is making a substantial mark in the South Korean electric automotive market as the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association (KAMA) stated that the company had attained an annual sales increase of more than 1,500% in the first half of 2020 thanks to the automaker’s Model 3 sedan.
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Motor Authority So many loud, high-horsepower machines parade in front of the security guards at Porsche’s headquarters in Zuffenhausen, Germany, that even a 911 Speedster begins to look a little dull. Arriving to drive 2021 Porsche Panamera prototypes, I pulled up in a two-seater that caught them completely off-guard: a 2007 Renault Kangoo panel van,
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First-ever CO2 goals for full lifecycle up to 2030 Science-Based Targets form basis for new goals Far-reaching product strategy: Major CO2 reduction with more than seven million electrified vehicles Carbon emissions from production and sites to be lowered by 80% per vehicle BMW Group aims for most sustainable supply chain industry wide Circular economy as
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