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BorgWarner’s Electric Motor and eGearDrive Transmission Propel All-electric FUSO eCanter Trucks

By Editorial Staff BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, supplies its HVH250 electric motor and eGearDrive transmission for the initial launch of the FUSO eCanter truck, the world’s first series-produced all-electric light-duty truck. According to FUSO, over 200 third generation units are being tested in…

GM to make autonomous car without steering wheel or pedals in 2019

General Motors filed a Safety Petition with the Department of Transportation for its fourth-generation self-driving Cruise AV, the first production-ready vehicle built from the start to operate safely on its own, with no driver, steering wheel, pedals or manual controls. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Toyota Prius Liftback Has Worst Sales Year Since 2004

By Jeff Cobb The Toyota Prius, a once in-vogue name synonymous with the term “hybrid” and an eco-ride of choice to celebrity events last decade has had its worst sales year since 2004. Now in its 18th year since a 2000 U.S. launch, the current fourth-generation Prius Liftback is the best example of the car…

Nissan Xmotion Concept SUV unveiled in Detroit

By Editorial Staff Nissan today revealed the Xmotion concept, a design exploration for a potentially groundbreaking compact SUV, building on the company’s long history of cutting-edge crossovers and SUVs. Making its world debut at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the six-passenger, three-row Nissan Xmotion (pronounced “cross motion”) concept fuses Japanese culture…

GM promises it can make money on all-electric cars by 2021

By [email protected] (John Voelcker) Radically new powertrains are widely assumed to lose money for the companies that launch them. Toyota’s hybrid-electric system, launched in Japan in 1997, likely didn’t break even until sometime after the 2004 launch of the second-generation Prius. Long-range battery-electric vehicles are the same, according to analysts and insiders: the question… Read…

Germany’s North Sea generation grows by 47%

GERMANY: The country’s offshore wind capacity in the North Sea generated almost 16TWh of electricity in 2017, an increase of 47% year on year, transmission operator Tennet said. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

VW unveils 2019 Jetta at Detroit; MQB-based, lower price

By mmillikin Volkswagen of America, Inc., unveiled the new 2019 Jetta at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Jetta is one of the world’s most successful sedans, with more than 17 million models sold worldwide since it was introduced in 1979; more than 3.2 million of those vehicles have been sold in…

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