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ISO 19880 – New technical ISO document for hydrogen fueling station standardization

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The work planned for the next phase, an International Standard (IS), is on an aggressive schedule slated to end in 2016 and to be published thereafter.

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Audi’s production electric e-tron quattro may set a new standard for vehicle handling; advanced vehicle dynamics control

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An advancement of the ESP with electronic axle-differential lock standard on many front-wheel-drive models, it could act on each of the four wheels.

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2015 BMW i3 Video Road Test

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How does it measure up to that lofty standard? Hi, I’m Joel Feder, and I’ll give you our verdict on the BMW i3 in our.

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2015 Tesla Model S P85D: 2015 Detroit Auto Show Live Photos

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This year, its stand included both its newest and highest-performance version of the Model S--the P85D--and the standard S85D model, featuring all-wheel drive without the high-performance package. Tesla Motors has shown off its Model S electric luxury sport sedan at the Detroit Auto Show since 2011.

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China Emission Standards: So Tough Honda Will Have All Hybrids By 2025

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China is the world's largest market for new cars, and it also has some of the world's worst air pollution. Cities have had to limit new-car sales and restrict car use to combat rampant pollution, while the government is aggressively promoting electric cars as a solution to the problem. But one carmaker believes that in a decade, Chinese emissions.

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Buying An Electric Car: Why Charging Rate, DC Quick-Charging Matter

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plug-in cars charging Charging station ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS We all know how to compare horsepower, acceleration, and gas mileage. Practical car buyers know to look at cargo volume, too.

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Nissan, BMW Partner To Provide More Fast-Charging For Electric Cars

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In fact, there are currently three different fast-charging standards. There's the CHAdeMO standard used by the Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, and Kia Soul EV. Then there's the Combined Charging Standard (CCS). plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS

One-Quarter Of All Audis To Be Electric In 10 Years, Company Says

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Future Cars e-Tron plug-in cars charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS It was an audacious statement, but there it was. Audi expects that 25 percent of the cars it sells just 10 years hence will be either battery-electric or plug-in hybrid models. DON'T MISS: Audi e-Tron Electric Car.

2015 BMW i3 Electric Car Price Raised $1,000 To $43,350

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The 2015 BMW i3 now comes standard with DC fast-charging capability, satellite radio, and heated front seats--for a starting price that''s $1,075 higher than the 2014 model. The BMW i3 electric car enters its second model year largely unchanged, with a few added features and a price hike to boot.

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DINA consortium researches integrated diagnostic system for electromobility; draws up standards for diagnosis and repair

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The consortium’s project on diagnosis and repairs for electric vehicles—“ DINA ”—was funded with €2.8 million (US$3.1 Electric (Battery

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Some Cars Today Already Meet 2025 Gas-Mileage Standards: Did You Know?

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Still, industry consensus says the second half of the standards, for model years 2018 to 2025, won't change in a major way. With a midterm review coming up to look at progress on meeting Corporate Average Fuel Economy regulations so far, you can expect some gloom and doom from automakers.

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Audi e-Tron Electric Car To Offer 150-kW Quick Charging Sites

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Audi e-tron plug-in cars Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS It’s increasingly clear that the German prestige brands plan to launch luxury electric cars that will go head-to-head with upstart Tesla Motors and its Model S and Model X. The German brands must also provide pervasive networks of fast-charging.

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Daimler Trucks NA SuperTruck achieves 115% freight efficiency improvement over 2009 baseline; 50.2% engine BTE

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DTNA’s SuperTruck was unveiled at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show. Phase 2 standards for medium- and heavy-duty GHG emission standards.

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Some BMW i3 Electric-Car Owners Get Expanded Free Fast Charging

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plug-in cars charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging eVgo charging network Combined Charging Standard (CCS As DC fast-charging networks emerge as a crucial battleground for long-range electric cars, BMW will expand its ChargeNow program for owners of its i3 electric hatchback.

For Electric Car Standards, China And U.S. Work Together On Regulations

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Automotive standards--the explicitly detailed regulations that specify how a car must operate, what equipment it must or must not have, and a whole lot more--govern the design of vehicles sold around the world. And different countries and regions often have long-established standards that directly conflict with each other. In the U.S.,

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Opinion: Why Buffett Bet A Billion On Solar: Miles Per Acre Per Year

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The cost to operate an EV, per mile, is already well below the cost to drive a standard ICE-age model, and the advantage is likely to widen.

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Mercedes-Benz to begin equipping top models with CO2 air conditioning systems starting in 2017; adapting other models for R1234yf

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These completely newly developed systems are based on the DIN specifications defined by the automotive standards committee of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA). As a result, this solution ensures that customers’ justifiable safety needs and Mercedes-Benz’s high safety standards will continue to be met in the future.

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Toyota pops the hood on the technology of the fuel cell Mirai at SAE World Congress

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2015) “Development of Compact and High-Performance Fuel Cell Stack,” SAE Int. compared to the conventional FC stack. Konno et al. Konno et al.

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Audi introduces Q7 e-tron quattro diesel PHEV SUV at Geneva; 138 mpg US

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According to the ECE standard for plug?in A power charging cable is standard equipment. The Q7 e?tron Powered by the 17.3 miles). g/mi).

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Open Charge Alliance selects OASIS as the standard development organization for Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP)

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The Open Charge Alliance ( OCA ) consortium has decided to standardize the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) at OASIS , an international open standards development organization (SDO). OASIS standards offer the potential to lower cost, stimulate innovation, grow global markets, and protect the right of free choice of technology.

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New EU/US lab for interoperability of e-vehicles and smart grids

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Together with its partner facility in the US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, the new lab will ensure that the next generation of electric cars and smart grids are fully interoperable, based on harmonized standards, technology validation and testing methods. Electric (Battery) Europe Regulations Smart Grid Standards

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Continental Voltage Stabilization System with Maxwell Ultracapacitors to power start-stop in Cadillac ATS and CTS as standard

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announced that Continental Automotive Systems’ Maxwell-powered voltage stabilization system (VSS) will be a standard feature on 2016.

Opel to begin publishing WLTP fuel consumption numbers in Q2 2016; improving SCR for NOx reductions

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This new test cycle will be important to maintain standardized, reproducible and comparable results. The world is not as it was before.

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Senate Group Pushes EPA To Add More Biodiesel In Renewal Fuel Standard

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Despite a Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) mandating its use, ethanol isn't doing too well these days--either in mild blends for the majority of cars and trucks, or as E85 for "flex-fuel" vehicles. Enthusiasm for alternative fuels has dropped considerably over the past few years. But now there's a little more optimism surrounding biodiesel.

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EPA Insider: Agency Bluffed Carmakers To Get CAFE Standards

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Sometimes in negotiations, it''s best to open with an unrealistic offer. That leaves room to deal. In the end, the party making the offer gets what it really wanted--less than its opener--and the opposing party feels like it''s extracted some concessions. Green CAFE Corporate Average Fuel Economy EPA Fuel Economy NHTSA regulation

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EPA annual report finds automakers outperforming GHG emissions standards

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miles per gallon—better than required by the 2013 standard. Process for determining compliance status. Source: EPA. Click to enlarge.

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GM provides technical details of the Gen 2 Voltec propulsion system used in the 2016 Volt

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2015) “The Next Generation “Voltec” Extended Range EV Propulsion System,” SAE Int. 2015) “Chevrolet Volt Electric Utilization,” SAE Int.

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Did The DC Quick-Charging 'Standards War' Just Quietly End For Electric Cars?

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Last week at the DC Auto Show, BMW, Volkswagen, and ChargePoint jointly announced they would install about 100 DC fast chargers for electric cars. Their goal is to create “Express Charging Corridors,” on both the East and West coasts, by the end of this year. The most intriguing news, however, was that the hardware will--in most

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VW Buybacks, Payments For Hard-To-Fix Diesels Will Cost Billions

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Hundreds of thousands of diesel-VW owners are waiting to find out how their cars will be updated to meet emissions standards, once modifications are approved by regulators. And Volkswagen Group has clearly been tarnished by the emission-cheating scandal, which affects 11 million cars worldwide. But the costs of the entire affair remain to be.

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DOE’s HyStEP device will accelerate hydrogen refueling station commissioning

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to measure that stations follow the fueling protocols standard SAE J2601-2014 including IrDA communications per SAE J2799. Click to enlarge.

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Bosch and SBB Cargo working on connected rail freight wagon; leveraging automotive technology

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The first SBB cargo test fleet fitted with a connected condition-monitoring system has been operating on the Swiss railways since February 2015.

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Electric-Car Fast Charging: California CCS Sites Two Years Behind CHAdeMO

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Even where fast-charging stations can be found, there''s a three-way split among the CHAdeMO, Combined Charging Standard (CCS), and Tesla Supercharger standards that cuts the number of. California plug-in cars ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS) PlugShare

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GKN Driveline introduces new family of lightweight CV joint systems; 4kg weight reduction

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Higher performance drivelines with less rotating mass are a key element in auto industry CO 2 reduction strategies. Brief

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Toyota progress report on TNGA; half of vehicles sold in 2020 to feature new platforms

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I want 2015 to be a year in which we take steady and bold steps toward sustainable growth. Earlier post.) a tree with a strong trunk.

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Higher Heavy Truck Fuel Efficiency May Be Easy, Save Huge Amounts Of Oil

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The Obama Administration has taken steps to address this with stricter fuel-efficiency standards, most recently with proposed standards covering. Trucks heavy duty Fuel Economy Commercial vehicle

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Infiniti introducing new advanced 3.0L V6 twin-turbo engines for 2016 Q50; up to 6.7% improvement in fuel efficiency

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The standard output version produces 300 horsepower (224 kW) at 6,400 rpm and 295 lb-ft (400 N·m) torque at 1,600-5,200 rpm. kg (429.5

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By 2050, Toyota Says It Won't Sell Many Combustion-Engine Cars

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While stricter global emissions standards are forcing carmakers to augment their lineups with zero-emission vehicles, it will likely be some time before internal combustion is displaced entirely--if ever. But that is apparently just the goal that Toyota is working towards. The Japanese carmaker reportedly says it will all but eliminate.

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Charging A Tesla In China: One Owner's Creative, Dangerous Hookup

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Among the many challenges of selling its cars in that country are a lack of public-charging infrastructure and a Chinese charging standard that differs from any other standard in the world. It has not been easy going in China thus far for electric-car maker Tesla Motors.

Ford’s first mass-produced carbon fiber wheels

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As a result, the wheel design was elevated from a road car specification to a thermal standard more suitable for motorsports.

SAE World Congress panel highlights progress on H2 infrastructure and fuel cell vehicle commercialization

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a strong regional focus—is important on the infrastructure side along with standardization, coordination and collaboration. Earlier post.)

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