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

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The new fuel cell stack in Mirai increases the current density by a factor of 2.4 compared to the conventional FC stack. Konno et al. Click to enlarge.

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

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Earlier post.) Many other OEMs are also working on development of fuel cell vehicles as well. —Jesse Schneider. Hyundai. Linde. Earlier post.).

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FEV showcasing 48V technology at 2016 SAE World Congress

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FEV will showcase some of its 48-Volt technology capabilities at the 2016 SAE World Congress next week in Detroit. Source: FEV.

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SAE World Congress technical track on advances in fuel cell vehicle applications

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The 2016 SAE World Congress is again featuring a technical track (PFL 720) on advances in hydrogen fuel cell vehicle technology, followed by a technical expert panel discussion (PFL 799) on the commercialization of fuel cell vehicles and hydrogen infrastructure. Earlier post.). Stephen Ellis (Honda), Chair H 2 USA Roadmap Workgroup. Brief

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SAE World Congress offering technical insights into automakers’ series production fuel cell technology

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Among the offerings at SAE World Congress in Detroit this week are several technical papers covering the advances in hydrogen fuel cell technologies from vehicle manufacturers in the first stage of series production FCEVs. Freese, General Motors; Aaron Harris, Air Liquide America; and Justin Ward, Toyota Motor Engineering & Mfg NA. Brief

Could Congress Kill Ethanol Mandate Altogether In 2014?

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Ethanol has been a key component of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard since the 2007 passage of the Energy Security and Independence Act. Now, there appears to be a chance that rules requiring minimum volumes of ethanol to be blended into vehicle fuel could be reformed or scrapped altogether in 2014. Political controversy, changes in U.S. energy

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Final Transportation Bill: Electric-Car Fans Get Reasons To Rejoice

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congress natural gas plug-in cars transportation policyElectric-car advocates can end the year on a high note, thanks to several provisions in the final Federal transportation bill approved earlier this month. The Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) was signed by President Barack Obama on December 4.

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Natural-Gas Vehicles To Get Electric-Car Tax Credit In Transportation Bill?

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Congress passed an interim funding bill last week, to keep transportation funding. Green NGV congress incentives natural gas natural gas vehicle transportation policyAs another Congressional session winds down, the two houses are working to pass a long-overdue transportation funding bill.

FEV showcasing plug-in hybrid transmission at SAE World Congress

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is showcasing its most recent transmission design at the SAE World Congress in Detroit, Mich. FEV North America, Inc. The plug?in Brief

Toyota and Clemson showcase Gen-Z focused EV concept at SAE World Congress

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The roof pultrusion was something unexpected and very interesting when they first started talking about the concept. —Craig Payne. Brief

Budget Bill Cuts EPA Funding, But Keeps Clean Power Plan Intact

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The negotiations lasted until just days before members of Congress were set to leave Washington for the holiday season, creating concern over the potential for another government shutdown in the weeks. Environmental emissions Politics EPA energy policy congressLate last week, Congressional leaders reached an agreement on a $1.1

FEV and Neander Motors AG showcasing double-crankshaft turbo-diesel outboard marine engine at SAE World Congress

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FEV North America, Inc. The double crankshaft offers a number of benefits, according to Neander, including: Neander diesel with double crankshaft.

EPA Power Plant Carbon Regulations Late, Hostile Congress Likely To Fight Them

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Congress over the next two The EPA regulations limiting the amount of carbon that can be emitted by existing powerplants may be the most crucial step forward in environmental policy made by the eight-year Obama Administration.

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Senator: NHTSA Should Rescind Fuel-Economy Credits For Illegal VW Diesels

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VW congress National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Volkswagen diesel scandalThe revelation that Volkswagen installed illegal "defeat device" software on 482,000 diesel cars sold in the U.S. has some looking back on any benefits VW may have gained from selling those cars. Before the U.S.

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Obama Proposes $10 Per Barrel Tax On Oil To Fund U.S. Transportation Needs

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president Barack Obama will propose a tax of $10 per barrel on oil in the 2017 budget he will submit to Congress next week. Green Barack Obama Politics climate change congress highway funding obama transportation policyYou have to give the man credit for vision.

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Demand For Gas Falls, Gas Prices Rise: Blame Ethanol (And Congress)

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For fans of fuel efficiency, the New York Times has good news and bad news. The good news is: drivers in the U.S. are using less gas these days. The bad news is: that's driving up the cost of gas. To anyone who's taken Econ 101, that probably seems counter-intuitive -- mostly because it is. To locate the source of this conundrum, we have to visit

Bills To Kill Renewable Fuel Law, Ban E15 Ethanol Fuel Likely Doomed

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Fuel Gasoline Politics EPA ethanol congress E10 e15The addition of ethanol to gasoline has now been a political hot potato in the U.S. for more than a decade. Joined by cosponsors from both sides of the aisle, U.S.

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Europe organises Electric Vehicle Congress

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Known as the European Electric Vehicle Congress, the event will take place from October 26-28, 2011, in Brussels. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Electric Vehicle Congress electric vehicles Europe Electric Vehicle CongressIt has been organised by Frederic Vergels, who served as the secretary general of AVERE, [.].

Congress Sets Date For Fisker Loan Hearings: April 24

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Green energy and electric vehicles are an easy target for politicians at the best of times, but even more so when they fail, taking down millions in unpaid government loans with them. Fisker Automotive isn''t dead yet but it does owe the U.S. Department of Energy a large proportion of the $193 million it spent getting the Karma electric vehicle to

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

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Green biodiesel congress energy policy ethanol renewable diesel fuelEnthusiasm for alternative fuels has dropped considerably over the past few years. But now there's a little more optimism surrounding biodiesel. DON'T.

Large private transit company lobbies Congress to gut public transit funding

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What Future For Coal In The U.S.: Slow Decline Or Faster Retreat?

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Green EPA climate change congress electric utilities emissions energy infrastructure energy policy plug-in cars Coal is the largest source of carbon dioxide and other harmful emissions produced by generating electricity, but that doesn''t mean it will go away any time soon. DON''T MISS.

European Electric Vehicle Congress 2011

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The European Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC-2011) will be held in Brussels, 26–28 October 2011, and is organized by Frédéric Vergels, who has served as the Secretary General of AVERE , the European Association of Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell, Electric Vehicles, since 1998. The call for papers closes 20 June. Brief

Meet A Leader In Today’s Death Wish Congress

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Barrasso, a rightwing whack job from Wyoming, introduced a bill (S.

EPA report to Congress finds a strong scientific and technical foundation for mitigating black carbon emissions

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—Report to Congress on Black Carbon. —Report to Congress. Report to Congress on Black Carbon. Source: EPA. Resources.

Ethanol Goals Passed By Congress Cannot Be Met: New Study

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to grow its own vehicle fuel, the alcohol was so popular several years ago that Congress passed a Federal Renewable Fuels Standard as part of the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act. Ethanol has been problematic for several years now. Promoted as a way for the U.S. Now Hart Energy has issued a study saying there is no viable way U.S.

Honda to showcase new connected car and automated driving technologies at 2014 ITS World Congress in Detroit; driver-to-driver “virtual tow”

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Click to enlarge. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) V2X

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Honda demonstrating car and motorcycle V2X communication at ITS World Congress 2012

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will participate in the 19 th World ITS Congress from 22–26 October 2012 with a demonstration of automobile and motorcycle V2X communication—how its vehicles can communicate both with each other and with road-side infrastructure to benefit road safety, the environment, driver comfort and convenience. Honda Motor Co., Safety. Comfort.

Lean burn engine to debut at SAE 2011 World Congress

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A lean burn engine concept from FEV Inc that has been modified to run on compressed natural gas will make its world debut at the SAE 2011 World Congress. Green cars Latest news compressed natural gas engine FEV lean burn engine SAE World CongressModifications were made to [.].

New turbocharging system to be unveiled

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The new GT2 two-stage turbocharging system from FEV Inc will be unveiled at the upcoming SAE World Congress in Detroit. Tags: Green cars Latest news advanced powertrains FEV Inc SAE World Congress two-stage turbocharging system vehicle technologies

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New House bill seeks to limit ethanol in gasoline to current usage

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ethanol energy policy congress E10 e15 transportation policy Renewable Fuel StandardPretty much since its passage in 2007, the Renewable Fuel Standard has been a controversial piece of legislation. Enacted as part of the Energy Independence and Security Act, it requires increasing amounts of ethanol to be blended with gasoline.

Researchers aim to optimise natural gas engines

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Tags: Green cars Latest news CNG CNG cars CNG efficiency compressed natural gas natural gas cars SAE 2010 World Congress University of Stuttgart

GM demonstrating embedded and smartphone implementations of V2X communications at ITS World Congress

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V2X application in a smartphone. Click to enlarge. Earlier post.). The V2X transponder. Click to enlarge. NHTSA and V2X. —Don Grimm.

FEV displays Ford 1.0L EcoBoost engine at SAE World Congress; provided early development support

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FEV, Inc., is showing the 1.0L I3 Ford EcoBoost at the SAE 2012 World Congress. Earlier post.) FEV provided early development stage support for the engine in the area of design and CAE, combustion development, and engine build for 36 engines. And these engines are capable of doing that with very low exhaust emissions levels. engine. Brief

EDTA to Congress: dont gut one worthy program to offset another

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EDTA looks forward to working with Congress as it further considers this issue. Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY12 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. The House FY12 Homeland Security Appropriations bill contains a provision that would undermine this important and effective program. Brief

Tax Credit For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles Expires As Congress Adjourns

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Yet just as Toyota prepares to launch its 2016 Mirai fuel-cell car, a tax credit for hydrogen vehicles has expired due to inaction by Congress. Tax incentives have proven to be an important way to encourage adoption of new green vehicles, offsetting some of the typically-higher purchase costs compared to conventional costs.

GM develops two-mode hybrid transmission

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At the SAE World Congress 2011, General Motors revealed plans for a two-mode front-wheel drive hybrid transmission with enhanced electric vehicle capability for use in a plug-in hybrid. general motors Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news EV1 EV2 GM SAE World Congress 2011 two-mode hybrid system

FEV to show 2nd generation diesel High Efficiency Combustion System at 2011 SAE World Congress

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will exhibit its High Efficiency Combustion System (HECS) diesel engine at the 2011 SAE World Congress, 12-14 April at Cobo Center in Detroit. FEV, Inc., HECS is designed and tailored for high EGR tolerance and combines low nitrogen oxide emissions with superior fuel efficiency, even under high part load conditions. Diesel Engines

BMW Electric SUV, Natural-Gas Taxes, Portland's Electric Avenue: Today's Car News

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Today, BMW mulls an all-electric SUV, Congress passes fairer tax rules for natural gas, and Portland's Electric Avenue electric-car charging area moves and expands. Congress passes new tax. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

Large private transit company lobbies Congress to gut public transit funding

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Private transit company Veolia Transport has been accused of lobbying Congress over HR7, legislation currently making its way through Congress which would (among other things) weaken public transit agencies, according to a StreetsBlog post on