Toyota & Panasonic Joint Venture Plans To Cut Battery Costs By 50%

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 16:05:03 +0000

The joint venture between Toyota and Panasonic will soon be able of producing enough batteries for 80,000 electric cars. That’s not nearly enough.

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Transport & Environment Calls Out PHEV Manufacturers For Higher Than Advertised Emissions

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 19:32:33 +0000

Transport & Environment is a European based NGO whose mission is “a zero-emission mobility system that is affordable and has minimal impacts on our health, climate and environment.” Since it was founded 30 years ago, it has played an important role in uncovering the Volkswagen diesel cheating scandal and promoting tougher emission standards for cars [&hellip

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Jeep Unveils Made-In-Italy PHEV Renegade & Compass Models For Europe

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 01:25:39 +0000

Jeep Renegade and Compass plug-in hybridsDeliveries of the Jeep Renegade 4xe and Compass 4xe plug-in hybrids are scheduled to begin in Europe in September. US sales are expected to begin early next year.

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Ford Doubles Down On Powertrain Hybridization At The Frankfurt Auto Show

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 19:15:47 +0000

At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Ford blasted onto the scene with a host of new vehicles for the European market that rolled in alongside new details about its plans for the electrification of its vehicle lineup. The announcement represents a significant step forward for Ford, but underwhelms with significant caveats that Ford expects more than 50% of Ford passenger vehicle sales to be “electrified” by the end of 2022. Right up front in the announcement, Ford excludes its cash cow and the least efficient vehicles in the Ford stable, its F-series trucks

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Mercedes & Fiat Will Electrify A & B Class Cars For European Market

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 01:45:56 +0000

Mercedes A Class plug-in hybridFiat and Mercedes are taking very different approaches to electrifying the small passenger car market, but Volkswagen may be poised to steal market share from both of them.

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