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2022 BMW iX electric CUV 500 hp 300-mile range

2022 BMW iX First Look: Bavaria's EV SUV BMW's new technological flagship in a Sports Activity Vehicle design. 5th Generation of BMW's eDrive Technology producing 500 hp. EPA estimated driving range of 300 miles. Modern exterior and interior design architecture. New BMW Charging Powered by EVgo service using 100% renewable energy. A vision is turning [...]

By |2020-11-17T17:48:38-08:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Alternative vehicles, BMW, electricity|0 Comments

Electric Vehicles Will Dominate New Car Sales

Gasoline Will Still Rule the Road Electric vehicles will make up as many as 8 out of 10 new cars sold in 2050. But it will still be a long road before they dislodge gasoline as the predominant fuel in transportation, IHS Markit Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin writes in his new book, The New Map: [...]

General Motor’s all-electric future is Ultium

What is GM's Ultium Drive? General Motors’ next-generation Electric Vehicles (EV)s are expected to be powered by a family of five interchangeable drive units and three motors, known collectively as “Ultium Drive.” Ultium Drive will help General Motors transition to its current portfolio of a fully electric lineup, providing significant advantages over GM’s previous EVs [...]

Battery Power will drive the future of cars

The Future of Transportation You may have multiple more if you’re holding a car key fob or have a pacemaker or any other electronic device. But do you know how those batteries work? For a technology at the heart of modern life, batteries remain something of a mystery. Chances are you might have at least [...]

By |2020-09-28T21:06:19-07:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Volkswagen|0 Comments

Mercedes-Benz pays CA $285.6M for dieselgate

2009-2016 diesel Mercedes-Benz Daimler Group will contact the owners of the affected vehicles to arrange for repairs at no cost to those owners if and when the settlement is approved by the Court. California will receive $285.6 million Violations were found in 2009-2016 diesel Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles and Sprinter delivery vans Another major automaker has [...]

By |2020-09-16T12:39:21-07:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Diesel, Mercedes-Benz|0 Comments

Joe Biden electric highway electrify home

The ability and technology Vice President Joe Biden attended the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in 2017 and talked about electric cars and 25,000 miles of electric highway. “The folks that are out there selling these vehicles, they’re job creators too,” as Biden entered the hall and headed to the Chrysler products. As the [...]

By |2020-09-16T12:39:28-07:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Emissions, Environment|0 Comments

HYUNDAI DELIVERS FIRST 2019 NEXO FUEL CELL SUV

Geek geeks out over Hyundai fuel cell NEXO is the World’s First and Only Hydrogen-Powered Production SUV NEXO has an EPA-estimated, Zero-emissions Range of 380 miles NEXO Benefits from Substantial Hydrogen Infrastructure of 42 Stations in California FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 10, 2020 – As California continues to lead the nation in clean air initiatives, [...]

By |2020-09-15T10:40:58-07:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Fuel cells, Hydrogen, Hyundai|0 Comments

Hyundai and SK ~ Battery as a Service (BaaS)

Battery technology and infrastructure Collaboration to cover diverse areas including EV battery sales solutions, battery reuse, and recycling Strengthen the stability of the battery supply chain and maximize added value by creating a virtuous cycle of resources Two parties to enhance the competitiveness of battery reuse business in the EV era Hyundai Motor Group continues [...]

By |2020-09-11T07:54:42-07:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Alternative vehicles, batteries, Hyundai|0 Comments

General Motors uses Analog to go wireless

wireless battery management system, or wBMS General Motors will be the first automaker to use an almost entirely wireless battery management system, or wBMS, for production electric vehicles. This wireless system, developed with Analog Devices, Inc., will be a primary driver of GM’s ability to ultimately power many different types of electric vehicles from a [...]

Impact of COVID-19 on energy and emissions

The impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on global energy demand and CO2 emissions The current Covid-19 pandemic is, above all, a global health crisis. As of the 28th of April, there were 3 million confirmed cases and over 200 000 deaths due to the illness. As of the 8th of  September, there were 27 million [...]

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