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Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Plug In’s (HEV and PHEV)

Gigafactory for Berlin, Hyundai tech tackles road noise, electric car lease deal: Today’s Car News 13, November 2019 - Hyundai has developed a potentially weight-saving active noise control solution for road noise. Tesla has announced a location for its European factory. The EPA has public-health experts very concerned. And no, the days of sub-$100/month EV leases aren...
Gigafactory for Berlin, Hyundai tech tackles road noise, EV lease deal: Today’s Car News 13, November 2019 - Hyundai has developed a potentially weight-saving active noise control solution for road noise. Tesla has announced a location for its European factory. The EPA has public-health experts very concerned. And no, the days of sub-$100/month EV leases aren...
At $79 a month, is this the best electric-car lease deal of 2019? 13, November 2019 - Although upmarket electric-vehicle startups seem to think that there will be an unlimited market for luxury EVs, it pays to remember that going electric isn’t reserved for the rich. It might actually dramatically reduce your commuting costs. Such...
Hyundai develops world’s first cabin active noise control aimed at road noise 13, November 2019 - Noise cancellation has become commonplace in modern cars, especially hybrids and vehicles with internal combustion engines that utilize unconventional firing sequences, but Hyundai is looking to tackle yet another form of unwanted noise: the type that ...
EPA wants to limit the studies behind environmental regulations 13, November 2019 - In a move ostensibly aimed at increasing regulatory transparency, the EPA has proposed new rules that would require extensive disclosure of the data gathered in the research behind public health regulation—including confidential health records. W...
Tesla picks Berlin for European Gigafactory 13, November 2019 - Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed Tuesday night that the company would be building its so-called “Gigafactory 4” in Berlin, Germany. Musk had already been in Germany to accept a Golden Steering Wheel, an award made by Auto-Bild group publisher ...
Tesla is Going to Build a Factory in Berlin 13, November 2019 - Mr. Musk, Tesla’s chairman, provided few details about the plant, which would be Tesla’s first major factory in Europe.
Tesla is Going to Build a Factory in Berlin 13, November 2019 - Mr. Musk, Tesla’s chairman, provided few details about the plant, which would be Tesla’s first major factory in Europe.
Tesla Is Going to Build a Factory Near Berlin 13, November 2019 - Tesla’s chairman, Elon Musk, provided few details about the plant, which would be Tesla’s first major factory in Europe.
Elon Musk Announces Tesla Factory for Berlin 13, November 2019 - Mr. Musk, Tesla’s chairman, said the electric carmaker would build its first European factory near the German capital.
5 Global Trends Shaping Our Climate Future 13, November 2019 - Here's how the next 20 years are shaping up in terms of energy, and what it means for global warming.
GM’s EV for China, Ford Ecosport, Volvo plug-in miles and mpg: Today’s Car News 12, November 2019 - GM has revealed a new electric car, but so far it’s only for China. Volvo’s plug-in hybrids get more miles and more mpg. A new study underscores the importance of workplace charging. And a major environmental organization jabs Ford over fue...
2020 Volvo plug-in hybrids: Bigger battery boosts EPA range, mpg 12, November 2019 - Volvo earlier this year announced that it was adding a little more spark to its plug-in hybrid systems in its XC60 and XC90 T8 plug-in hybrids: by boosting their electric range. Both models step up to an 11.6-kwh battery pack, from the previous 10.4 kw...
Green group nudges Ford to put some “eco” in its Ecosport 12, November 2019 - One watchdog group argues that Ford isn't doing enough to make its smallest vehicle for the U.S., the Ecosport, as "eco" as it could be—and that holds true whether the name nods to efficient or economical. The Union of Concerned Scientists is try...
GM reveals the Chevy Menlo electric car to China 12, November 2019 - General Motors officially unveiled its new Menlo EV Friday, giving the Chinese market its first real look at the car that will spearhead the company's local electrification efforts. The Chevrolet Menlo likely would weigh in at 200 miles or less by EPA ...
Report: Employers should see workplace charging as more than a perk for its workers 12, November 2019 - Workplace electric vehicle charging is often seen as an employment perk both by businesses and their (current or prospective) employees, but that strategy could be short-sighted. On-site electric chargers may actually be a boon for business, a report s...
Electric G-Wagen, Volvo’s crypto-sourcing, ethanol hiccups: Today’s Car News 11, November 2019 - The boxy Mercedes G-Wagen will go electric. Trump’s ethanol push isn’t actually making it to many pumps. Lucid moves earth to build Air. Volvo is using tech from cryptocurrencies to track its raw materials for batteries. And is the German a...
Volvo turns to blockchain tech to keep track of cobalt sources 11, November 2019 - As sourcing battery materials becomes more and more challenging, automakers and their suppliers are being forced to take extra precautions to ensure the integrity of their supply chains. In a global market, this means an abundance of caution and scruti...
Costly retrofits, state rules keeping E15 gas from making it to many stations 11, November 2019 - Despite a heavy push from the Trump administration, the proliferation of fuel blends containing greater quantities of ethanol has hit a wall. In some areas, stations are even adding dedicated E0 fuel pumps due to increased demand for ethanol-free gasol...
Daimler CEO points to future electric Mercedes G-Wagen 11, November 2019 - The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen might be seen as the dinosaur of the lineup to those with environmental leanings; but with it now due to go electric, that might not be the case for long. Speaking at Germany's Automobilwoche Kongress, Daimler CEO Ola Käl...