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Quebec orders nearly 500 more electric-hybrid systems from BAE Systems

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The deal will help Quebec save 20 million gallons of fuel and 215,000 tonnes of CO2 per year BAE Systems, a global provider of more than 9,000 electric-hybrid, battery-electric, and fuel-cell electric systems, has announced that the Association du Transport Urbain du Quebec (ATUQ) ordered 497 electric-hybrid buses using the …

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TRL discerns EV consumers’ behaviour via uptake trial

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Analysis of more than 11,000 journeys and 1,700 charging events will be undertaken. Final results are expected to be published later in 2018. Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) is leading the UK’s first mainstream consumer uptake trial of electric vehicles with hundreds of mainstream private car owners, to help government and …

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BorgWarner to help hybrids improve fuel efficiency

BorgWarner’s new EHRS

BorgWarner’s new component uses heat from the exhaust to warm the engine US automobile component maker BorgWarner has created an innovative exhaust heat recovery system (EHRS). Developed for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), it will enter production later this year for vehicles from a major …

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Aston Martin unveils VTOL concept

Aston Martin's Volante Vision Concept

Aston Martin hopes to have a working model ready in two years British car maker Aston Martin has presented its design for a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, the Volante Vision Concept. With room for three adults, the concept is a near future study that previews a flying autonomous hybrid-electric …

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WMATA to add 12 more emission-reducing hybrid-electric buses from New Flyer

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New Flyer’s buses will move passengers around Washington, DC New Flyer of America Inc. , the US subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, announced an order from Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for twelve 60-foot articulated …

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