1. Articles in category: Sustainability

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    1. Next-gen Nissan Leaf aims for 340-mile range

      Next-gen Nissan Leaf aims for 340-mile range

      Nissan’s next-generation Leaf electric hatchback, due in 2018, will be offered with a series of different battery pack options, one of which could provide a range of up to 340 miles. Such a range figure would make the Leaf a much more mainstream option and reduce, if not eradicate, range anxiety for those who have so far been put off by the limited range of electric cars.

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      Mentions: Volvo Google Nissan
    2. 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 500 e to get wireless charging

      2017 Mercedes-Benz S 500 e to get wireless charging

      The 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class 500 e will be made available with induction charging, enabling it to top up its electricity reserves without the need for plugs. The technology used to charge the facelifted plug-in hybrid's battery is similar to that used for wirelessly charging smartphones. The induction charging system being developed consists of two coils, one in the car’s floor and one contained within a base plate over which the the car would sit in order to charge.

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    3. Can Electric Vehicles Make Automakers Any Money?

      It’s an interesting time in the automotive world with new technologies continually changing the landscape. More autonomous features are working their ways into our cars each year with the promise of fully autonomous cars in our future. Electric vehicles are also gaining prominence, but not everyone is convinced there’s any money to be made from EVs.

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      Mentions: Fiat Tesla Chrysler
    4. HELLA introduces top-end UP5.0 electric vacuum pump for brake systems; increased fuel efficiency

      HELLA introduces top-end UP5.0 electric vacuum pump for brake systems; increased fuel efficiency

      Automotive supplier HELLA has introduced its latest electrically driven vacuum pump—UP5.0—for vehicle brake systems.

      The majority of brake boosters have until recently used the vacuum generated by the internal combustion engine’s intake section. With the advent of new powertrain technologies (e.g. hybrid vehicles, downsizing, plug-ins)

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    5. Mercedes could create eco sub-brand to rival BMW i

      Mercedes could create eco sub-brand to rival BMW i

      Mercedes' Head of Sales & Marketing Ola Källenius says focus is on zero emissions, but an eco-focused sub-brand could still be on the cards Ola Källenius believes Mercedes could consider creating an eco-focused sub-brand to rival the likes of BMW’s i division, but he thinks the company should first continue to focus on expanding its fleet of plug-in hybrid and zeroemissions models.

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    6. BMW will launch its autonomous, electric i NEXT 'innovation driver' in 2021

      BMW will launch its autonomous, electric i NEXT 'innovation driver' in 2021

      BMW will launch a flagship model that it calls its "innovation driver" — the i NEXT — in 2021, according to comments today from BMW chairman Harald Krüger at the opening of the company's annual meeting. Details are scarce, but it appears the car will be BMW's most advanced, including autonomous driving, digital connectivity, lightweight design, a "totally new" interior, and "the next generation of electro-mobility."

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    7. Tesla was just the beginning. Introducing the connected car landscape

      Tesla was just the beginning. Introducing the connected car landscape

      Until 2012, there had been no significant changes within the automobile industry for 15 years. But that year — 2012, marked an inflection point from which myriad innovative opportunities emerged. Tesla showed us the power of a truly connected car with API’s that could remotely access a vehicle’s data and fix issues with over-the-air updates. Self-driving cars also became a tangible reality

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