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Groupe Renault joins consortium to deploy fast charging infrastructure in southern Europe

Renault-ZoeGroupe Renault has partnered with the E-VIA FLEX-E charging network, which will deploy 14 fast charging stations in Italy, France and Spain by the end of 2018. The new charging stations will be located along motorways and expressways, and will offer capacities of 150 to 350 kW.

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EVs finally starting to catch on in Germany, with Tesla in the lead

Tesla-Model-S-Jakob-Härter-CC-BY-SA-2.0-As Norway and the Netherlands have become EV capitals, Germany has lagged behind – according to conventional wisdom, because of resistance from the all-powerful German auto industry, combined with consumers’ love of high-speed, long-range driving on the autobahn.

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Stop the Genocide in South Africa

Stop the Genocide in South Africa

Remember Sun City? Remember Mandala? Remember the well meaning but now proven misguided concerts?

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The New Mercedes-Maybach Concept Is a 20-Foot-Long Convertible

It’s the first full-sized, open-top, true Maybach the company has produced in decades.
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Chevy Bolt EV to be Priced at $37,495 Before Tax Credit, GM Says

Chevy Bolt EV to be Priced at $37,495 Before Tax Credit, GM Says

DETROIT — The Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle will have a starting price of $37, 495, including shipping, making it $29,995 after a federal tax credit available to many buyers, General Motors said today.

The price after the tax credit is $5 less than the $30,000 estimate that GM had provided when announcing the car in early 2015.

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Volvo and Autoliv Team up in Autonomous Driving

Volvo and Autoliv Team up in Autonomous Driving

STOCKHOLM — Volvo Cars and Autoliv today said they would form a joint venture to develop autonomous driving software as automotive firms across the industry race to embrace the emerging technology.

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Ethylene Carbonate-free Electrolytes Promise Less Oxidation and Better-performing Li-ion Cells

Ethylene Carbonate-free Electrolytes Promise Less Oxidation and Better-performing Li-ion Cells

A team led by celebrated battery boffin Professor Jeff Dahn at Dalhousie University has demonstrated that a common electrolyte additive is detrimental for Li-ion cells at high voltages, and suggest some alternatives.

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NAIAS AutoMobili-D Speaker and Symposium Applications Are Now Open

NAIAS AutoMobili-D Speaker and Symposium Applications Are Now Open

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is launching AutoMobili-D, a new addition to NAIAS that will focus on the rapidly evolving mobility landscape. AutoMobili-D will run in conjunction with the 2017 NAIAS this January in Detroit.

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