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BYD first electric buses start real operation in TranSantiago

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The first two 100% electric buses in the history of Santiago City’s public transport began operating with an inauguration ceremony witnessed by the Minister of Transportation, Paola Tapia; the Minister of Energy, Andrés Rebolledo and the Minister of Environment, Jorge Canals. VIPs Attend the BYD ebus debut in Transantiago Ceremony ...

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Volvo sells eight hybrid buses to Australia

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Volvo Buses has received an order for eight hybrids to Australia, the biggest order to date in this market. Latrobe Valley Bus Lines in southeast Australia has ordered eight single-deck Euro 6 hybrid chassis from Volvo. The transport company Latrobe Valley Bus Lines (LVBL), based east of Melbourne, has ordered ...

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New T4 petrol engine joins the Volvo S90 and V90 ranges

Volvo Car UK has released a new petrol engine in its premium S90 and V90 model ranges, offering greater choice for drivers. Motorists who want an alternative to diesel or petrol-electric hybrid power can now opt for the T4 version of the S90 saloon and V90 estate. Powered by a ...

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Toyota and Suzuki conclude memorandum on EV introduction in India

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Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on moving forward in considering a cooperative structure for introducing electric vehicles (EVs) in the Indian market in around 2020. The agreement stems from the two companies having concluded on February 6 this year ...

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Toyota recalls certain C-HR and Prius Plug-In hybrid vehicles

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Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting separate safety recalls in the U.S. of approximately 28,600 Model Year 2018 C-HR vehicles and approximately 39,900 Model Year 2012 – 2015 Prius Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. C-HR In the involved C-HR vehicles, there is a possibility that the electronic parking ...

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BorgWarner’s Four-Fold R2S® System takes boosting to the next level

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BorgWarner’s new, world’s first regulated two-stage (R2S®) turbocharging system with four turbochargers for passenger cars debuts in the BMW Group’s latest TwinPower Turbo diesel engine, available for different high-performance models. While a conventional R2S system features one turbocharger for the low- and high-pressure stage respectively, this unique application utilizes two ...

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