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Volvo unveils high-performance Polestar 1 hybrid

Polestar 1

Volvo subsidiary Polestar 1 launches its first high-performance PHEV ahead of battery-only models in 2019 Polestar, Volvo Car Group’s performance brand, has today revealed its future as a new standalone electric performance brand. the company confirmed plans for its first three models, a new purpose-built production facility in China and …

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Proterra introduces DuoPower drivetrain

Proterra Catalyst XR

US bus-maker develops DuoPower drivetrain, twin-motor setup with twice the power of a comparable diesel At this year’s American Public Transit Association (APTA) Annual Meeting electric bus-maker Proterra announced that it had introduced the DuoPower drivetrain for Catalyst battery-electric buses. Using the DuoPower drivetrain, the Catalyst bus will now have almost …

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Gov. Brown signs raft of California ZEV bills

Street traffic in Los Angeles, California.

50% of California light duty fleet and 15% of heavy vehicle fleet to be electric by 2025 Already one of the most ambitious political forces in terms of EV adoption, California is putting even further legislative power behind zero-emission technologies. October 10 saw State Governor Jerry Brown sign 11 bills …

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