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Hydrogen Electric Vehicles (EV’s)

Ford fuel economy, EPA ends talks, better hybrids, Audi ad: Today’s Car News 22, February 2019 - Ford opened an investigation into the way it conducts fuel economy tests. The EPA quit speaking to California in their dispute over emissions rules. Half of Consumer Reports top picks for 2019 include hybrids or plug-in cars. And Audi makes good on adv...
E-tron follows original Quattro to the ski slopes in Audi’s latest ad 22, February 2019 - You asked, now you've received. In our Twitter poll last week, readers told us that they think automakers should quit focusing on electric cars' green credentials in ads and start advertising their performance. Apparently Audi was reading their thought...
Consumer Reports Top Picks show hybrids have come a long way 22, February 2019 - Carbuyers no longer have to give up space, comfort, features, or reliability to make a difference in saving gas. That's the message of Consumer Reports' latest list of 10 top picks for 2019, published in its Autos Spotlight, and April Auto Issue Thursd...
EPA cuts off fuel-economy talks with California 22, February 2019 - The Trump administration has ended talks with California aimed at settling their differences over increasing fuel economy and tightening emissions regulations, Reuters reported Thursday, citing an unnamed government official. In August, the EPA, led by...
Ford investigates its own fuel-economy testing methods 22, February 2019 - Ford announced on Thursday that it opened an investigation into the fuel economy testing it does to receive official EPA ratings and federal certification to sell its vehicles in the U.S. The company plans to start by retesting its 2019 Ranger midsize ...
Satisfying, but not so reliable: Tesla Model 3 joins ranks of enthusiast cars 21, February 2019 - Consumer Reports pulled its recommendation for the Tesla Model 3 again, after new survey data from its subscribers showed the car has below-average reliability, the organization announced today. CR surveys its subscribers annually about problems and sa...
Volvo batteries, California superhighways, more efficient motors: Today’s Car News 21, February 2019 - Could high-speed rail be replaced with high-speed highways? Volvo is pulling depleted batteries out of electric buses to use as energy storage for solar in a large apartment complex in Sweden. Argonne National Lab has developed a smaller, lighter, more...
Volvo reuses bus batteries for solar storage 21, February 2019 - As solar installations ramp up and electric vehicles have been on the market for a few years, automakers are starting to look for ways to get more life out of old electric-car batteries, repurposing them for stationary storage. And if you're going to u...
California Autobahn: Bill proposes to cut emissions by adding fast lanes 21, February 2019 - In the wake of the debate over California’s complicated, delayed, and over-budget Los Angeles-to-San Francisco high-speed rail project, a bill introduced to the California State Senate last week comes up with a simpler solution: just add more fre...
Argonne develops lighter, cheaper, more efficient motor for EVs, charging 21, February 2019 - Saving weight and increasing efficiency and power are among the most common goals for electric-car engineers. The biggest breakthroughs in those specs generally come in batteries. But it's not the only place. Now scientists at Argonne National Labs hav...
VW emissions, Honda Tomo, Ford Fusion Energi recall: Today’s Car News 20, February 2019 - Honda teamed with student designers for its latest EV concept. VW is cleaning up its emissions act, not just in cars, but in its factories. Ford is recalling 2019 Fusion Energis for an electric-shock hazard. And readers weigh in on the Green New Deal i...
What effect to you expect the Green New Deal to have for electric cars? Twitter poll results 20, February 2019 - If the goal of the Green New Deal proposed by Democrats in Congress is to get people talking about a transition to renewable energy, then it looks to be gaining traction. The Senate generated controversy on both sides of the aisle by proposing to hold ...
Honda Tomo updates Urban EV concept for active lifestyles, and the Geneva show 20, February 2019 - Honda last week previewed the Tomo, an update on its Urban EV concept with more rounded curves, for the Geneva auto show next month. The previous Urban EV concept took the 2017 Frankfurt auto show by storm with its cuteness and functionality. The new c...
Tesla General Counsel Quits After 2 Months in Latest Upheaval 20, February 2019 - Dane Butswinkas, a Washington trial lawyer, represented Elon Musk, the chief executive, when he was sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Tesla’s Top Lawyer Is Leaving. His Tenure at the Company: Two Months 20, February 2019 - The departure, one of dozens by senior executives in recent years, is the latest turbulence in the months since federal regulators sued the carmaker.
Tesla’s Top Lawyer Is Leaving. His Tenure at the Company: Two Months. 20, February 2019 - The departure, one of dozens by senior executives in recent years, is the latest turbulence in the months since federal regulators sued the carmaker.
Ford recalls 2019 Fusion Energi over high-voltage shock risk 20, February 2019 - Ford has recalled 2,100 2019 Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedans over the risk of a high-voltage electrical shock. The company discovered a gap in the access panel to the car's high-voltage electrical drive system that could allow owners, or more likel...
Ahead of electric-car production, VW demands suppliers cut carbon emissions 20, February 2019 - As Volkswagen ramps up to build a new generation of mass-market electric vehicles in the aftermath of its diesel scandal, regulators and environmental groups will likely be paying close attention to their emissions—especially the emissions create...
BorgWarner Forms Cascadia Motion – Acquires RMS & AM Racing 19, February 2019 - BorgWarner has acquired two Oregon-based EV powertrain businesses. BorgWarner formed Cascadia Motion LLC to acquire assets and merge the operations of the companies – Rinehart Motion Systems LLC and AM Racing Inc. Cascadia Motion will explore the wide ...
2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid, Bill Gates, GM e-bikes: Today’s Car News 19, February 2019 - Microsoft founder Bill Gates weighs in on electric cars. General Motors launches a pair of compact electric-bikes. Ford prices its 2020 Explorer Hybrid—high. And our latest Twitter poll asks about wireless charging. All this and more on Green Car...