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Bowing to inevitable, Faraday Future scales back plant plans

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During a press conference at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Faraday Future announced plans to build its first electric car within two years. China plug-in cars Startups Faraday Future FF 91Later in 2016, it selected a site for what it claimed would be a $1 billion electric-car factory to be built in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

GM prototyping future autonomous robotaxi services

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At the moment the company is launching several

LowCVP Conference attracts 200 delegates and leading speakers

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Andrew Adonis, making his first public speech since his promotion to Secretary of State for Transport, told delegates at the LowCVP Conference that climate change is an issue which defines this age. There are also links from here to the conference speech by Lord Adonis and press releases issued by the LowCVP and the Greater London Authority.

Tesla Hopes To Hire Hackers To Ensure Security Of Its Cars, Present And Future

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Tesla Motors, for example, recently attended the Def Con security conference in Las Vegas in order to hire hackers to develop

Expect A 500-Mile Electric Car By 2025, Says Tesla's Elon Musk

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It was a relatively brief projection of the future from a man who's juggling a lot of balls in the present, but even Elon Musk's quick hits can be newsworthy. The CEO of electric-car maker Tesla Motors told attendees at the Barron's Investment Conference that he expects 500-mile electric cars to be available in just 10 years.

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Volkswagen ID: more details of all-electric concept car at Paris Motor Show

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This morning, Volkswagen held one of the first press conferences at the Paris Motor Show, unveiling the first of several electric cars from different makers. Paris Auto Show Future Cars VW plug-in cars Paris Motor ShowIts Volkswagen I.D.

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GSI/UNEP conference report finds fossil-fuel subsidy reform complex and challenges sobering; ~1% of global GDP spent on fossil-fuel subsidies

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Following that announcement, G-20 Leaders agreed to national plans to implement subsidy reform (June 2010) and have asked international organizations to review and assess members’ progress against their commitments (November 2010), according to the conference report. Earlier post.) Recent international political developments. Resources.

4th International Conference on Biofuels Standards: current issues, future trends

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The purpose is to provide a forum for discussion of documentary and measurement standards and technologies for biofuels, state of the art of biofuels production and trade, applications in surface transportation and aviation, and future trends that may lead to the need for new biofuels standards. Brief

PNNL solar thermochemical reaction system can reduce fuel consumption in natural gas power plants by about 20%; future potential for transportation fuels

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PNNL’s thermochemical conversion device is installed in front of a concentrating solar power dish. Photo: PNNL. Click to enlarge. The full CSP system.

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Ohio State team wins EcoCAR2 competition with E85 series-parallel plug-in hybrid Malibu

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announced that the Ohio State University (OSU) team was the overall winner of the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. Conferences and other events Conversions Fuel Efficiency High Octane Fuels Hybrids Plug-ins OSU’s series-parallel PHEV. Click to enlarge. The US Department of Energy and General Motors Co.

Summary of decisions from Durban climate conference

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future agreements. The next major UNFCCC Climate Change Conference, COP 18/CMP 8, will take place 26 November to 7 December 2012 in Qatar, in close cooperation with the Republic of Korea. access the fund, boosting their efforts to establish their own clean energy futures and adapt to. and to assist the Conference of the Parties.

Australia Hosts First Climate Change Adaptation Conference

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The first international conference held in Australia to discuss the science and options for adapting to climate change begins in the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Center, Queensland, on 29 June. Professor Palutikof.

NXP and partners launch European test drive to showcase the future of Communicating Cars

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Here, a closing conference will be held to discuss important issues concerning road safety with high-ranking politicians and representatives of leading companies and automotive groups. Ready for the test drive. Click to enlarge. NXP Semiconductors N.V. billion (US$9.2 billion) in 2013 alone. Honda: supplying the cars for the tour.

1st International Conference on Materials for Energy

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Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology), a non-profit scientific and technical society based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and partners are organizing the 1 st International Conference on Materials for Energy , to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany 4-8 July 2010. The DECHEMA Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.

Electric-Car Batteries, Rolling Coal, Luring Tesla Gigafactory: Today's Car News

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Tesla Motors recently showed up at a hacker conference, looking to hire software hackers to ensure its present and future cars are Lots of Tesla news today--including hackers, purchase incentives, even environmental rules in California--plus jet fuel from tobacco, and the odious practice of "rolling coal."

Toyota sponsors Milken Institute Global Conference, advocates for fuel cell vehicles

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Toyota used the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles—which it sponsored, becoming the first automaker to do so—as a platform to argue for fuel cell vehicles and the opportunities they represent. —Chris Hostetter. Brief

Renault opens Innovation Lab in Paris to focus on future of mobility

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Le Square aims to define new ways of working and to explore the future of mobility by opening up the company’s boundaries and encouraging cooperation around new kinds of business organisation with actors from the French ecosystem. Renault has opened a third Renault Open Innovation Lab called “Le Square” in Paris. Brief

Electric cars head to UN Durban climate change talks

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As climate talks in Durban, South Africa get underway today, a host of electric cars will be on hand to give COP17 delegates the chance to try out the cleaner future in the automotive industry. A dozen electric cars from the Renault-Nissan Alliance will be on hand for the United Nation’s Climate Change Conference which [.].

Celanese sees new TCX ethanol process as key component in future growth; a paradigm shift in ethanol production

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In a paper presented at the US Department of Energy (DOE) Coal Liquefaction and Gas Conversion Contractors Review Conference in 1995, Joo et al.

Greenland Conference Concludes Arctic Climate is Changing Drastically and Rapidly

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That was the overall conclusion from a scientific conference on climate changes in the Arctic which was held in Nuuk, Greenland last week. Road damage has been observed and further damage on infrastructure is likely in the near future because of these combined effects. The mass-loss has been accelerating in the last couple of years.

Audi Chairman says 5 key innovation areas will determine the future of mobility; e-tron master plan calls for 6-figure sales by 2020 with an e-tron in every segment

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to the Annual Press Conference 2012 in Ingolstadt, Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of Audi AG, said that the company believes that five key innovation areas will determine the shape of future mobility: design; lightweight construction; connected vehicles; mobility services; and electric mobility. In his speech.

Tesla Gigafactory Going To Nevada, Apparently (First One, Anyhow)

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A press conference to be held this afternoon may answer one of the major questions for the future of electric-car maker Tesla Motors: Where will it locate its gigafactory? The answer appears to be Nevada.

GM prototyping future autonomous robotaxi services

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At the moment the company is launching several

Advanced biofuels conference in Singapore to focus on cellulosic and algal produced bioenergy

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Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology and Singapore’s Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR) announced the second Keystone Symposia conference on Biofuels in Singapore from 1-6 March 2011. The scientific organizers of the conference are Professor Stephen P. —Professor Mayfield. Brief

Idaho National Laboratory Co-Sponsors Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Conference

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The Idaho National Laboratory co-sponsored a conference in Seattle just weeks ago titled, "Beyond Oil: The Sustainable Communities Initiative." The focus of the conference was to discuss the future of electric vehicles and their related infrastructure.

Invest in the Future to explore clean transport opportunities

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A new conference called Investing in Future Transport will take place at City Hall, London this Thursday (August 16, 2012) just days before Revolve Eco-Rally heads from Oxford to the capital. Green credentials conference future cars London

Hyundai outlines future powertrain strategy

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Hyundai Motor Group this week outlined its latest powertrain technologies and future plans at the 12 th Hyundai-Kia International Powertrain Conference, held near the Hyundai Motor Group R&D Center in Korea. Gasoline. Diesel. Transmissions. Hyundai will continue its efforts to develop light-weight and fuel-efficient transmissions.

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Xtrac introduces Integrated Lightweight Electric Vehicle (ILEV) transmission system; torque vectoring with dual motors

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The dual electric motors of the transmission system also provide an inherent torque vectoring capabilities. Click to enlarge. —James Setter.

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UOP/Solazyme Neat Renewable Diesel from Algae Oil Powers Vehicle at United Nations Climate Change Conference

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Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has organized a “ Driving the Future ” showcase during the COP 15 climate conference that begins today. Attendees needing a ride to the center of Copenhagen or journalist wanting to visit Danish cleantech solutions are free to use the COP15 showcase vehicles. Earlier post.).

‘Greenest car in the world’ unveiled

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The car dubbed the ‘world’s most efficient electric car’ was revealed at the press conference at the Royal Automotive Club yesterday (June 29) ahead of its public debut at the club’s Future Car Challenge set for November. Electric cars Green credentials Future Car Challenge Gordon Murray Design RAC T.27

Nissan Finally Admits: Leaf Sales Are Slow, It's Not Happy

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Electric cars may be the future, but in the present they're still a risk. Nissan knows this more than most, and at a conference reporting its Q2 2012 financial results, chief operating officer Toshiyuki Shiga admits the Leaf's slow sales have been disappointing and frustrating.

Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen partner on renewable isooctane for specialty fuel applications

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In this context, Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen have signed an agreement conferring Lantmännen Aspen access rights to renewable isooctane for specialty fuel applications, both from the next-to-come Leuna demo plant and from the future IBN-One commercial plant. billion (US$3.8 billion). Earlier post.) Earlier post.).

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Volkswagen Group selects LG as FAST partner for high-voltage batteries

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The “FAST Summit”, the first exclusive strategy conference with all partners, will take place in spring 2016. Earlier post.). —Dr.

Nissan and Enel to launch major V2G trial in the UK; LEAF and e-NV200

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The announcement follows the signing of a partnership agreement between Nissan and Enel in Paris in December 2015 during the 21 st UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) to trial V2G technology in Europe. Nissan and multinational power company Enel will launch the first major vehicle-to-grid (V2G) trial carried out in the UK. Earlier post.)

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Reducing vehicle weight ‘important’ to cutting emissions

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Saving weight is potentially more important to future car design than many expensive alternative solutions to going greener, delegates at the Sunderland International Automotive Conference were told yesterday (Wednesday). JSP manufactures lightweight plastic [.].

BMW shows prototype of streetlight with integrated EV charging

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Only with a comprehensive charging infrastructure we see the future more electric vehicles in the cities. The Light and Charge unit. Brief

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TMFB researchers investigate engine performance of two possible future tailor-made biofuels

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Researchers at RWTH Aachen University in Germany report on their evaluation of two possible future biofuels—tailor-made from biomass—in a paper in the journal Fuel. Both possible future biofuels and ethanol, show a significant reduction of particle emissions compared to conventional gasoline. The initial set of ~168.8

NASA testing new boundary layer ingesting (BLI) propulsor; 4-8% fuel burn savings over current advanced engines

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MIT and NASA engineers earlier proposed the D8 Series as one future aircraft design concept that uses boundary layer ingestion. Resources.

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Ricardo: achieving light-duty diesel RDE NOx compliance in urban driving is possible, at a price

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The SIA conference was focused on clean compression-ignition engines of the future. liter diesel engine. Click to enlarge.

Toyota-sponsored Onramp Challenge codefest exploring the future of the driving experience; $10K cash prize

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Toyota is sponsoring the Onramp Challenge , a weekend-long codefest and conference taking place 6-7 December at the San Mateo County (California) Event Center, which will feature competition, cars, and collaboration, all under the theme of “exploring the future of the driving experience.”. Brief