Trending Sources

Tesoro to acquire renewable fuels company Virent

Green Car Congress

Earlier post.). Earlier post.). as well as a wide variety of cellulosic biomass from nonfood sources. cyclization. Source: Virent. Click to enlarge.

2016 42

HD REV powertrain company Wrightspeed gearing up for commercialization push

Green Car Congress

We’ve entered a pivotal phase in the company as we scale production to meet global customer demand. Wrightspeed Inc., —Ian Wright.

2016 46

Which oil companies invest in renewables, electric-car services?

Green Car Reports

So what are oil companies doing to prepare for that possible outcome? If electric cars are adopted by mass-market buyers in years to come, that will lead over time to notably lower oil consumption. Europe oil plug-in cars Shell renewable energy fossil fuels

2017 32

Navigant Research ranks EV charging network companies

Green Car Congress

Companies in the commercial charging space will face a transitional market over the next few years. billion annually by 2025, compared to $168.5

Plug 26

Chinese investors make 'long bets' on electric-car companies

Green Car Reports

companies. The Chinese government offers generous incentives for new electric cars, and is pushing companies to develop and sell more of them. electric-vehicle companies than they. China's aggressive promotion of electric cars is turning into boon for a few U.S.

2016 40

Alstom invests €14M in electric autonomous shuttle company EasyMile

Green Car Congress

The funds provided by Alstom will be used to accelerate the company growth and support the R&D program.

2017 28

Chemical company INEOS to build “uncompromising” 4 x 4 off-roader to replace Land Rover Defender

Green Car Congress

Following the completion of a six-month feasibility study, global chemical company INEOS confirmed that it will go ahead and build a brand new “uncompromising” 4 x 4 off-roader. It comprises 18 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. This is an amazing project for everyone involved. —Jim Ratcliffe, INEOS Chairman.

2017 35

How a tire company is doing its part to recycle and reuse; Michelin’s TREC

Green Car Congress

It’s fascinating how individuals and companies continue to find creative ways to recycle and reuse. by Derek Peterson. TREC Regeneration.

2015 66

Custom Tesla Model X Thanks Company's Veterans, Model S Too

Green Car Reports

Seeing a Tesla Model X electric SUV on the roads at all is still a rare occurrence; seeing one in flat black is even rarer. That's because there's only one that looks like the Model X in these photos, snapped at a Supercharger site 10 days ago by our Tesla-owning author George Parrott. After chatting with the two gents in the photo, he learned.

2015 46

Finnish electric powertrain company Visedo raises €20M to support global expansion; SRPM technology

Green Car Congress

Visedo’s head office is located in Lappeenranta, Finland, and the company has a subsidiary in the Netherlands. Compared to conventional technologies, such as induction machines (IM) or standard permanent magnet motors (PM), Visedo SRPM motors offer smaller dimensions, lighter weight and higher efficiency, the company says.

2016 41

This Is Why You Don’t Take Money From Oil Companies For Your Schools

Creative Greenius

When Chevron, or Phillips 66, or ExxonMobil or E&B oil companies give schools and nonprofits funding money they do it for one reason only.

2015 70

Small-scale GTL company Velocys suspends CEO

Green Car Congress

Velocys plc, a company developing and commercializing smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology, has suspended its Chief Executive Officer, Roy Lipski, pending an investigation into allegations of “serious misconduct.” The allegations do not involve any element of fraud or financial impropriety. Brief

2015 29

French oil company Total agrees to buy battery maker Saft

Green Car Reports

Now French oil and gas company Total has agreed to buy. Energy storage has never been the subject of more research, capital investment, and business interest than it's experiencing in this decade. Green battery pack energy infrastructure energy storage lithium-ion oil

2016 33

Solid-state LiDAR company Quanergy raises $90M in Series B; valuation passes $1B

Green Car Congress

This investment brings the company’s total funds raised to approximately $150 million. Quanergy Systems, Inc., —Dr. spinning in a circle).

2016 46

13 global companies launch Hydrogen Council in Davos; promoting hydrogen to help meet climate goals

Green Car Congress

The Council is led by two Co-Chairs from different geographies and sectors, currently represented by Air Liquide and Toyota. trillion and 1.72

2017 35

Panasonic acquires German software company OpenSynergy; virtualization for integrated cockpit solutions

Green Car Congress

Panasonic Corporation has acquired all the outstanding shares of the German software company OpenSynergy GmbH, making it a subsidiary.

2016 46

Peabody, world's largest private coal company, files for bankruptcy

Green Car Reports

Peabody Energy—the world's largest private coal company—filed for bankruptcy this week. The company cited a variety of factors, including lower-than-expected demand for coal, and increased production of cheap natural gas obtained through "fracking" in the U.S. Peabody is also saddled with debt from its $5.2

Cheap 31

China R&D company introduces micro-turbine range extender technology at Geneva

Green Car Congress

As a result, the entire pack charges more quickly, and there is no energy wasted in actively discharging the best-performing cells, the company says.

2016 55

Graphene ultracapacitor company Skeleton Technologies secures €4M from KIC InnoEnergy; targeting 20 Wh/kg by 2020

Green Car Congress

The company aims to reach the ambitious target of 20 Wh/kg energy density for its technology by 2020. Energy density. Click to enlarge.

2016 51

Brammo Electric Motorcycle Company Bought Out By Polaris

Green Car Reports

The two companies have worked together since 2011, when Polaris invested $28 million in Brammo. There''s a new player in the world of electric motorcycles: Polaris has acquired the electric motorcycle business of Brammo Inc. Since then Brammo has produced and sold its Empulse and Enertia electric motorcycles.

2015 41

Volkswagen Group launches standalone mobility services company MOIA; initial focus on ride-hailing

Green Car Congress

The Volkswagen Group officially launched its new mobility services company MOIA. Even though not everyone will still own a car in future, MOIA can help make everyone a customer of our company in some way or another.”. The company’s goal is to set up its own on-demand pooling services via app—also known as connected commuting.

2016 35

Is Tesla Motors A Carmaker.Or Really A Grid-Storage Company?

Green Car Reports

Many among the Detroit auto media were skeptical of Tesla Motors for years, correctly noting just how hard it is to start a car company and build a genuinely appealing product--electric car or not.

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Concept Becomes A Company

Green Car Reports

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) is the new company aimed at turning Musk''s pneumatic pod system into rapid-transit reality. Ground may already have been broken for California''s high speed rail network, but Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk''s competing Hyperloop transport system has moved a step closer to reality.

Autonomous vehicle tech company Nauto enters strategic relationships with 3 automakers, including BMW and Toyota, and Allianz

Green Car Congress

a Stanford Consulting Professor and former McKinsey & Company senior partner, and CTO Frederick Soo Ph.D.,

2016 46

Electric cars pose 'resoundingly negative' threat to oil companies: analyst Fitch

Green Car Reports

It goes without saying that mass adoption of electric cars would lead to a massive decrease in oil consumption over time. So far, though, the oil industry hasn't seemed to give plug-in electric cars much attention. ExxonMobil and OPEC have both predicted that, even by 2040, electric cars will make up less than 10 percent of global new-car sales.

2016 39

UK companies in $2.5M project to develop marine magnetically geared propulsion motor; potential 10% efficiency gain

Green Car Congress

In the project, the three companies will design, manufacture and test a 2.5MW novel propulsion motor. million) in funding. retrofits.

Ford plans 300-mile electric SUV, hybrid F-150 and Mustang, more U.S. production: BREAKING

Green Car Reports

Ford Motor Company Plug-In Hybrids Mustang mexico F-150It will also build a plug-in hybrid version of its.

2017 43

Ignore VW Diesels, Make Company Sell Electric Cars: Tesla CEO Musk, 44 Others

Green Car Reports

Indeed, it may not be practically possible for VW to modify 325,000 of those cars--and it would cost the company less simply to buy them back and scrap them. It will cost a huge sum, likely billions of dollars, to make Volkswagen fix all of the 482,000 TDI diesel vehicles it has admitted use "defeat device" software to ignore emission laws.

2015 46

California's PG&E utility now offers $500 rebate for electric-car use

Green Car Reports

California electric utilities plug-in cars Utility Companies Incentives and RebatesIn certain states, electric utilities are getting into the business of installing and operating electric-car charging infrastructure. But one California utility is now taking direct action.

2017 41

Daimler managers to drive PHEV company cars

Green Car Congress

As policy, Daimler managers will be driving electrified company cars—mainly its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models. Furthermore, Daimler this year will invest a further €30 million (US$34 million) into extending the company’s own charging infrastructure across many of its sites. He will succeed Professor Dr. Thomas Weber.). Ola Källenius.

Plug 20

Smaller, cheaper Toyota Mirai fuel-cell car coming in 2019, company says

Green Car Reports

To increase the reach of its hybrid cars, Toyota launched the Prius C subcompact in 2012 as a smaller, less expensive alternative to the Prius Liftback that's the linchpin of its lineup. Now, Toyota says it may be planning to do something similar with its Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. The 2016 Toyota Mirai was launched last year in Japan.

Prius 44

Chrysler Plug-In Hybrid Minivan To Bring Company Full Circle

Green Car Reports

We know very little about the plug-in hybrid version that Fiat Chrysler will launch sometime after the new 2017 Chrysler Town & Country minivan is unveiled next year. But while a spate of plug-in hybrid SUVs and crossover utility vehicles is just about to enter the U.S. market, only Chrysler will offer a minivan that plugs in and can run.

All-electric Rolls Royce is company's vision for next 100 years

Green Car Reports

How will the design of luxury cars evolve over the next 100 years? BMW is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion it made futuristic concept cars for not only its own brand, but for subsidiaries Rolls-Royce and Mini as well. All three wear the "Vision Next 100" name, referencing BMW's intent to predict the direction.

BMW 40

Nissan partners with oil company for electric-car fast charging sites in Charlotte

Green Car Reports

It's one of the questions for future electric-car charging infrastructure: what about putting them at gas stations? On the one hand, drivers are used to going to gas stations, which are often conveniently located on both local and long-distance routes. On the other hand, gas-station stops generally take 10 to 15 minutes at most, while even fast.

How Oil Companies Fight CA's Clean Energy: Playbook Leaked Accidentally

Green Car Reports

When it comes to curtailing carbon emissions, California leads the way. Its policies promoting clean energy and zero-emission vehicles are the most comprehensive of any state, and have strong public support. Of course, there''s one group that''s not very happy about these developments: the oil industry.

2014 37

Volkswagen Financial Services AG acquires parking mobile payments company PayByPhone

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen Financial Services AG, the financial services division of Volkswagen Group, has acquired PayByPhone , a leading parking payment provider. The deal positions Volkswagen Financial Services AG solidly in the mobile payments and parking sectors, while providing the foundation for future PayByPhone growth globally. million registered users.

2016 18

Carmakers, fuel and oil companies form Hydrogen Council to promote fuel cells

Green Car Reports

So, in the absence of a large cadre of individual consumers to act as advocates, a mix of automakers, infrastructure companies, and. In addition to automakers and policymakers, battery-electric cars can count on support from a variety of advocacy groups. hydrogen Daimler hydrogen fuel cell

2017 21

How many Tesla Model 3 electric cars can company build this year?

Green Car Reports

It's one of the most fascinating sets of questions in the auto industry. How quickly can Tesla Motors put its Model 3 electric car into production? And when? How many cars can it build this year? How many can it deliver to paying customers? At a promised starting price of $35,000, the Model 3 is not only Tesla's latest moonshot but the car that.

2017 25

Tesla Tweaks Store Design To Explain Company, Electric Cars, Model X

Green Car Reports

For the past few years, Tesla Motors has sold its electric cars directly to customers through stores that resemble high-end retail outlets more than traditional car dealerships. Now, those stores are getting what is likely their first major revamp since the retail scheme was launched with the 2012 arrival of the Model S electric sedan. The current.

Biomass-to-sugar company Comet Biorefining completes new round of equity financing

Green Car Congress

The investment will be used to advance the commercialization of Comet’s second-generation sugar production platform and fund construction of the company’s previously announced 60 million pounds per year dextrose facility in Sarnia, Ontario. Terms of the financing were not disclosed. Brief

2017 18