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Volkswagen Tiguan update offers more power, available now

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Order books are now open for the updated, more potent Volkwagen Tiguan, which offers access to a piece of kit that has even more power than the curren.

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Revised Mitsubishi ASX available now

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With Mitsubishi’s ‘Dynamic Shield’ helping to refresh the looks of the ASX, the manufacturer is hoping the crossover can mimic the success of the Outl.

EPA Fuel Economy Guide available now

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BYD electric car available now in China

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It has seemingly been talked about for years – but now the BYD e6 electric vehicle has finally been made available for consumer purchases in China. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD e6 BYD e6 electric car BYD electric cars China Shenzhen

Discount ticket to UK Aware available now

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Good news green car fans! TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk has become the media partner for the Green Machines Expo, part of the forthcoming UK Aware event. This partnership means that TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk team will be there at the event, ready to talk all things green cars.

Volvo Trucks introduces Volvo Active Driver Assist; combining radar and camera for emergency braking

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Volvo made the announcement during the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Redpine Signals introduces multi-protocol wireless V2X solution with ultra-low power and low cost

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The WaveCombo chipset, module and IEEE 1609 stack are available now. OBU and RSU solution will be available by Sep 2016. Redpine Signals has introduced a multi-protocol wireless solution with ultra-low power and a low cost designed to drive the emergence of the connected car. It has. and ZigBee. Brief

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NEC introduces 12V Li-ion battery line for stationary applications

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NEC Energy Solutions, along with NEC Corporation, has announced production availability of the Li-ion ALM 12V35 product line of 12-Volt batteries utilizing Nanophosphate lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO 4 ) technology from A123 Systems. All ALM 12V35 models are available now and are shipping to initial customers. Brief

Volkswagen CES2017 show app previews emerging Volkswagen digital Ecosystem

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Volkswagen has developed a special app for CES 2017, available now at the App Store ( iOS ) and at Google Play ( Android ). Earlier post.)

Lightning Hybrids’ lightweight composite accumulator for hydraulic hybrid systems

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The hydraulic hybrid accumulator system. Click to enlarge. System in place underneath a truck. Click to enlarge. Click to enlarge. DAF: LF55 (UK).

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New Renesas R-Car D1 series of automotive SoCs specialized for 3D graphics clusters

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Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the availability of the R-Car D1 Series, as the first member of system-on-chips (SoCs) in the R-Car Family specialized for 3D instrument cluster systems. Samples of the R-Car D1 Series are available now. Availability is subject to change without notice.). Brief

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While Fossil Fools Ignore Climate Crisis EcoMedia Acts Aggressively to Protect Environment

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Climate scientists now agree that we won’t be able to restrict warming to just 2 degrees – which would have been bad enough.

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Muons and ADNA proposing using accelerator-driven subcritical reactor for heat for production of synthetic fuels and chemicals

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Functional elements of the GEM*STAR reactor. Source : Muons, Inc. Click to enlarge. Muons, Inc. , biomass or coal). —Bowman and Johnson (2011).

Renesas Electronics introduces 32-bit automotive microcontrollers specialized for instrument clusters in entry-level to mid-range cars

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Samples of the RH850/D1x MCUs are available now. Availability is subject to change without notice.). Renesas Electronics America announced the RH850/D1x Series of 32-bit automotive microcontrollers (MCUs) specialized for instrument clusters that deliver easy-to-access information to support a safer and rich driving experience.

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Nexperia announces 80% smaller automotive power MOSFET package

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Nexperia, the former Standard Products division of NXP, announced the availability of its automotive power MOSFETs in the new, LFPAK33, thermally-enhanced, loss-free package which has a footprint more than 80% smaller than industry standard devices. MOSFETS in the new LFPAK33 compact automotive power package are available now.

New lineup of Intelligent Power Devices from Renesas contribute to reduced vehicle weight; high-current load switch applications

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Renesas Electronics announced the availability of six new intelligent power devices (IPDs) for automotive motor and heater control applications.

GM Maven introduces monthly offering for members; vehicles include the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Volt

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Maven Reserve is available now in Los Angeles and San Francisco with plans to expand to other cities. Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, has expanded its offerings to include a new monthly service, Maven Reserve. Maven members pay a monthly fee to reserve a new GM vehicle loaded with technology for 28 days. Brief

Two years in, BMW i3 is the best-selling EV in Germany and the 3rd top seller worldwide; 80% of buyers new to BMW

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In China, customers are now exempt from paying sales tax on the i3. Source for all market data: POLK / IHS per 3Q/2015). Electric (Battery

While Fossil Fools Ignore Climate Crisis EcoMedia Acts Aggressively to Protect Environment

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Climate scientists now agree that we won’t be able to restrict warming to just 2 degrees – which would have been bad enough.

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BETO report identifies biofuel/bioproducts opportunities from wet and gaseous waste: ~22.2B GGE/year

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These feedstocks can be converted into renewable natural gas, diesel, and aviation fuels, or into valuable bioproducts. quadrillion Btu. Biomass Fuel

A123 Systems introduces Li-ion 6T battery designed specifically for military applications; engine start and silent watch

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The military is interested in replacing lead-acid batteries with higher performing Li-ion systems. From a 2011 TARDEC presentation. Skalny). x 10 in.

ON Semiconductor unveils modular automotive imaging platform

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Due to the many different boards available, engineers have access to ON Semiconductor’s broad portfolio of image sensors and co-processors, plus various automotive communications protocols from a select group of third party supply partners. MARS development boards are available now. Brief

New SAE book on 48V technologies for mild hybridization

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SAE International announced a new book, 48-Volt Developments , available now on the SAE International website. Development of higher-voltage electrical systems in vehicles has been slowly progressing over the past few decades. Initial steps toward a proposed standard have already been taken. Brief

Toshiba introduces new power amplifier IC for audio in cars with start-stop systems

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Samples are available now with mass production scheduled to start in July 2013. Toshiba Corporation has launched a 4-channel power amplifier IC, TB2941HQ, that improves noise tolerance in audio systems in cars with start-stop systems. Engines of cars with start-stop systems often cut out, causing battery voltage to drop. Brief

Audi launches cylinder-cutting tech on A1 and A3

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Available now on the Sport, S Line and Black Edition specs on the A1 and A3 1.4 TFSI petrol models, fuel economy is as strong as 60.1

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TECAT announces first wireless torque sensor model featuring shunt calibration

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It’s now available. TECAT’s WISER systems are the smallest, lightest, and most power-efficient solutions available for the measurement of torque, acceleration, pressure, and temperature. The new WISER 2030-S will simplify instrumentation verification for users while allowing them to check calibration of the system in the field.

New high-resolution time-to-digital converter from ams offers better object detection and avoidance for LiDAR

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Now with the TDC-GPX2, we have responded to customers’ requests for even better precision and a higher sampling rate, enabling them to develop new generations of end products that provide greater detail and accuracy. The TDC-GPX2 is available now in production volume. Unit pricing is available on request from ams.

Ioxus Launches Ultracapacitor Line

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The following Ioxus ultracapacitors and pseudo-capacitors are available now: 100F, 2.7V Ioxus , Inc. has introduced its first family of Electric Double Layer Capacitors (EDLCs) and power modules for military, transportation and alternative energy applications. ultracapacitors. 350F, 2.7V ultracapacitors. 400F, 2.7V ultracapacitors.

Reaction Design introduces FORTÉ CFD for advanced, 3D internal combustion engine simulations based on detailed fuel chemistry mechanisms

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Some commercially available CFD packages use automatic meshing techniques that claim to reduce the time and expertise required to create a mesh. Reaction Design’s FORTÉ CFD product for predictive engine simulation is available now. A built-in visualizer in FORTÉ CFD removes the need for additional software packages.

Lawrence Livermore, RPI partner to promote industry adoption of supercomputing

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Companies have built whole workflows around these applications, but they don’t scale to the platforms available now and they won’t scale to the newer generations of upcoming platforms. Scientific and engineering software applications capable of running on HPC platforms are a prime area of interest. Brief

Freescale introduces intelligent sensor for automotive lead-acid battery monitoring; addressing increasing electrical loads and stop-start

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The battery must be able to provide enough energy to crank the engine and be available as a passive power source to support new functions of hybrid vehicles such as stop-start and intelligent alternator control. Evaluation kits and software tools are available now. Batteries

Freescale introduces world’s smallest integrated tire pressure monitoring system

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Freescale Semiconductor introduced the FXTH87 tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) family—the smallest integrated package TPMS solution available at an extremely light weight of 0.3 The FXTH87 TPMS family is available now for a suggested resale price starting at US$3.45 grams. Enclosed in a 7 x 7 x 2.2 to $3.62 Brief

New Renesas 32-Bit MCUs for improved fuel efficiency in vehicle powertrain control applications

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Samples of the RH850/E1M-S2 are available now. Availability is subject to change without notice.). Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the 32-bit RH850/E1M-S2 microcontrollers (MCUs) for automotive powertrain control applications. The RH850/E1M-S2 MCUs are built around Renesas’ new and improved G3MH CPU core.

Coulomb Technologies Awarded $3.4M from CA Energy Commission to Install Electric Vehicles Infrastructure

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ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations are available now for installation in all nine designated regional metropolitan areas of the US. The first California installation of the ChargePoint America program will be at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) headquarters in Palo Alto, California.

Freescale introduces new ARM-based microcontrollers for automotive market

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Reference software code made available at no cost: LIN/CAN driver, Flash initialization, motor control libraries. The initial Kinetis EA series devices are available now. Freescale Semiconductor is introducing its ARM-based Kinetis series of microcontrollers (MCUs) into the automotive market. to 5.5V. Brief

Xilinx expands all programmable Artix-7 FPGA family with new automotive qualified devices

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Fully AEC-Q100 qualified Artix-7 XA7A100T FPGAs are available today for mass production. XA7A35T, XA7A50T and XA7A75T will be available in Q4 of CY2014, though developers can begin their Artix-7 designs using available Xilinx design tools and associated commercial grade devices which are available now. Xilinx, Inc.

Fujitsu Semiconductor introduces new 32-bit microcontrollers for electric and hybrid vehicle motor control

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The new MCUs, which are available now, come in 144-pin quad flat packages. The new MB91580 series is part of the FR family of 32-bit RISC architecture microcontrollers, which incorporate embedded Flash memory and feature optimized, high-performance peripherals for EV and HV 3-phase inverter motor control. Brief

Renesas Electronics introduces V2V and V2I communications solutions

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Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the global availability of its lineup of V2X solutions that will help accelerate the arrival of autonomous driving. By combining these new SoCs, system developers can now easily develop systems that support the corresponding V2X standard for the Japanese, US, and European markets. GHz band).

South Carolina Vehicle Conversion Centers Roll Out First Round of Propane Autogas Vehicles

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This program is an innovative way to clean up Greenville’s air and utilize a domestic fuel that’s available now. The Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program will convert nearly 1,200 vehicles from conventional gasoline to propane Autogas and implement more than 20 refueling stations.