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

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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. The WaveCombo solution also includes a software development kit (SDK) that includes two hardware boards for end to end testing with OBU and RSU reference designs.

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SwRI, UTSA researchers show biochar is low-cost, effective method to treat fracking water

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Once the water is used, the flowback, or wastewater, must be treated to remove hazardous chemicals before it is stored, reused or disposed, which can be a costly endeavor. The adsorption capacity data is very useful for designing of large scale adsorption beds for flowback water treatment. —Maoqi Feng, SwRI. Brief

Harvard team demonstrates new metal-free organic–inorganic aqueous flow battery; potential breakthrough for low-cost grid-scale storage

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The design permits larger amounts of energy to be stored at lower cost than with traditional batteries. Cell schematic. Huskinson et al.

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Tata Technologies displays eMO low-cost city EV engineering study at Detroit Show

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With sustainability in mind, eMO benefits from a low carbon footprint and a recyclability strategy. The eMO study. kWh air-cooled battery pack.

Swiss team develops effective and low-cost solar water-splitting device; 14.2% solar-to-hydrogen efficiency

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The research is part of the nano-tera SHINE — project to develop an efficient and cost-effective hydrogen production system using sunlight and water.

Graphene ESD to partner with Stony Brook to develop new low-cost integrated ultra-high voltage supercapacitors

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Graphene ESD will partner with the SBU Center for Advanced Sensor Technologies (Sensor CAT) to develop new supercapacitors designs for energy storage. The goal of the project is the development of low-cost integrated ultra-high voltage supercapacitor units by a high-rate reel-to-reel process. Lomiko Metals Inc. Earlier post.).

Sandia researchers developing new family of metal-based ionic liquids for low-cost, efficient flow batteries

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concentrations are low compared to what is currently. lower capital costs. technology to achieve aggressive capital cost goals of $100.

MIT engineers develop process that can treat produced water from gas wells at relatively low cost

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A new desalination process developed by engineers at MIT could treat produced water—deep water, often heavily laden with salts and minerals—from natural gas wells at relatively low cost. While other groups have designed HDH systems, this new version requires far less energy than previous systems, the team says.

RAL proposes new efficient and low-cost process to crack ammonia for hydrogen using sodium amide; transportation applications

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The reverse reaction may have a similarly transformative potential, where the decomposition of ammonia into nitrogen and hydrogen enables the provision of hydrogen for a low-carbon energy economy. Arguably, this focus may have diminished the consideration of reversibility, cost, and practicality of use of these materials. The Haber?Bosch

Velodyne LiDAR announces new design for miniaturized, low-cost solid-state LiDAR sensors using GaN technology

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Velodyne LiDAR announced a new design for a solid-state LiDAR sensor that can deliver a subsystem cost of less than US$50 when sold in high-volume manufacturing scale. LiDAR sensors that leverage this new design will be less expensive, easier to integrate due to their smaller size, and more reliable as a result of fewer moving parts.

SPX and Aker Wade partner to develop new low-cost fast chargers for EVs

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SPX Service Solutions, a business unit of SPX Corporation ( earlier post ), and Aker Wade Power Technologies, LLC, a designer and manufacturer of advanced fast charging systems ( earlier post ), signed a letter of intent jointly to develop a new family of practical electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers for the global vehicle market.

Pi Innovo and GaN Systems collaborate to offer electronics design services for auxiliary systems for multi-voltage, hybrid and electric vehicles

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Moreover, silicon efficiency of 95% is only achieved at optimum full load and can drop to as low as 70% at lower, more common driving loads.

Saudi Aramco R&D proposes SuperButol as new low-cost high-octane blend component

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A team from Saudi Aramco Research and Development Center has developed a novel low-cost, high-octane gasoline blend component it calls SuperButol.

New aqueous rechargeable lithium battery shows good safety, high reliability, high energy density and low cost; another post Li-ion alternative

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Lower cost of production, using well-known materials. mol l -1 Li 2 SO 4 aqueous solution as electrolyte. Wang et al. Click to enlarge.

Researchers develop technique to create new tailored molecule with high density of active catalytic sites; potential low-cost alternative to platinum for splitting water

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The result is an entire layer of catalytically active material. Molybdenum atoms are shown as green, sulfur as yellow. Credit: Berkeley Lab. Resources.

Bio-inspired molybdenum sulfide catalyst offers low-cost and efficient photo-electrochemical water splitting to produce hydrogen

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“If we can find new ways of rationally designing catalysts, we can speed up the development of new catalytic materials enormously” —Jens Nørskov. The team also optimized parts of the device, introducing a “chemical solar cell” designed to capture as much solar energy as possible. Click to enlarge.

Columbia team develops simple, low-cost, scaleable membraneless electrolyzer fabricated with 3D printing for H2 production

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The majority of electrolyzers are based on a design in which the cathode and anode are separated by an ion-conducting membrane or diaphragm.

HyperSolar reaches 1.25 V for water-splitting with its self-contained low-cost photoelectrochemical nanosystem

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volts (V) of water-splitting voltage with its novel low-cost electrolysis technology. HyperSolar, Inc. announced that it had reached 1.25

Xtrac designs new low-cost single-speed gearbox and differential for electric van

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UK driveline technology specialist Xtrac has designed a new, low-cost and efficient transmission for the StreetScooter GmbH electric vehicle business based in Aachen. It was a challenging brief as StreetScooter aims to build a low cost vehicle in relatively low volumes. Click to enlarge. Brief

Gen 2 low-cost flywheel-based Torotrak KERS for buses en route to production in mid-2016

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The learnings from the trial have already proven invaluable in selecting the operating strategy for the volume production system, which will be a second generation design, the partners said. The trial was made possible by and conducted with Arriva, one of the largest bus operators in the UK. Fleets Heavy-duty Hybrids

Researchers demonstrate use of 3D printing to produce and operate light-weight, low-cost electrolyzers

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The use of 3D printing allows construction of light-weight, low-cost electrolyzers and the rapid prototyping of flow field design.

DSD to reveal low cost 48V e-drive architecture concepts at CTI Symposium

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Driveline engineering specialist Drive System Design (DSD) will introduce a new 48V e-drive systems concept for mild hybrid vehicles at the 9 th International CTI Symposium later this month. Consumers and manufacturers are seeking lower cost solutions for hybrid powertrains. —John Reeve. Brief

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Hydrexia and HyGear partner on low-cost hydrogen distribution in Europe; solid state storage and delivery

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The agreement between the two companies allows for development and supply of a complete hydrogen generation, storage and distribution system with a lower cost product for customers. Hydrexia is entering the European market in partnership with HyGear with the intention of becoming a distributor of the lowest cost hydrogen in Europe.

Toyota and Lexus roll-out low-cost automated braking safety packages on RAV4 Hybrid and RX crossover

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Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) and Lexus Safety System+ (LSS+) are designed to support the driver’s awareness, decision making and vehicle operation over a wide range of speeds. It then is designed to adjust vehicle speed (within a set range) to help maintain a pre-set distance between vehicles. Toyota Safety Sense. Lexus Safety System +.

Calysta Energy engineering organisms to convert methane to low-cost liquid hydrocarbons; BioGTL process

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Start-up Calysta Energy plans to use methane as a feedstock for engineered organisms to produce liquid hydrocarbon fuels and high value chemicals that are cost-effective, scalable and reduce environmental impact. The Protein GPS protein engineering system designs proteins with specific, commercially-relevant characteristics. Pyrolysis.

Novel NIST process provides a low-cost route to ultrathin platinum films; implications for lower-cost catalysts

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A report on their work is published in the journal Science. Schematic shows self-quenched platinum deposition on a gold surface. Credit: Gokcen/NIST.

New nickel-gallium catalyst could lead to low-cost, clean production of methanol; small-scale, low-pressure devices

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In their paper, they suggested that this is a first step towards the development of small-scale low-pressure devices for CO 2 reduction to methanol. we report the discovery of a new, non-precious metal catalyst working at low pressure with similar or higher methanol yield than the current Cu/ZnO/Al2O 3 methanol synthesis catalyst.

Use of a Low-Cost Electric Supercharger Could Significantly Reduce Smoke from Turbocharged Diesel Engines

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Its low inertia compressor accelerates from idle to a maximum of 70,000 rpm in less than 350 milliseconds. CPT electric supercharger test rig.

Initial Results of UK EV Driver Study Show Increased Confidence and Low Cost Recharging

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Six months into the CABLED trial (Coventry and Birmingham Low Emission Demonstrators) ( earlier post ), Aston University’s research reveals that drivers are travelling more miles more frequently and are undertaking longer journeys, indicating increased confidence and notably reduced ‘range anxiety’. to 124.42 miles. and $1.60) per day.

24M and partners awarded $3.5M from ARPA-E to develop ultra-high-energy density batteries with new lithium-metal anodes

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The funds will be used to develop novel membranes and lithium-metal anodes for the next generation of high-energy-density, low-cost batteries.

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TU Delft heading European collaborative RD project on high-energy, low-cost, high-safety Li-ion traction batteries

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The outcome will be a newly developed cell, manufactured and tested by end-users, consisting of i) a newly formulated Si-negative electrode, ii) newly designed low cost salts, and iii) modified positive electrodes. million (US$7.5 million), €4 million of which are a contribution from the EC. Batteries Europe

Controlled Power Technologies and Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium to unveil LC Super Hybrid at Geneva show; low-cost “micro-mild” demonstrator

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The demonstrator further develops AVL’s efficient low carbon ELC concept ( earlier post ). The LC Super Hybrid demonstrator. Click to enlarge.

Delta Motorsport introduces Micro Turbine Range Extender

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At the LCV 2016 event in the UK last week, Delta Motorsport unveiled a new low-cost micro-turbine applied as a range-extended in an electric car.

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Construction starts on “Flybus” demonstrator; low-cost flywheel energy storage hybrid projects 20% savings in fuel consumption

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Construction has begun on the first “Flybus” prototype vehicle, designed to demonstrate the viability of a cost-effective alternative to battery-hybrid buses by using flywheel energy storage. A flywheel’s high power density helps to make the system lighter, easier to package and more cost-effective than battery systems.

Transport for London launches first all-electric, long-range double-decker BYD buses into service

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TfL plans to charge the buses overnight using low-cost, off-peak electricity to provide additional cost savings. Brief

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ORNL VIBE open-architecture framework for improved EV battery design

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VIBE provides an open architecture framework for pre-experimental design simulation as part of the CAEBAT program. Cost Model: ANL.

ARPA-E awarding $30M to 12 hybrid solar projects; conversion and storage

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Under the FOCUS program, projects will develop advanced solar converters that turn sunlight into electricity for immediate use, while also producing heat that can be stored at low cost for later use as well as innovative storage systems that accept both heat and electricity from variable solar sources. Earlier post.). Source: ARPA-E.

DOE awards nearly $55M to advance fuel efficient vehicle technologies in support of EV Everywhere and SuperTruck

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Sixteen projects are aimed at reducing the cost and improving the performance of key PEV components. This project will develop a low cost, ultra-compact power module using innovative integrated-cooling to increase power density, improve performance, and reduce cost. Analysis and Design Application Company. Awardee.

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Renesas Electronics unveils RH850/V1R-M automotive radar solution for ADAS and autonomous driving vehicles

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To address these needs, Renesas launched the new RH850/V1R-M MCU specifically designed for radar applications in ADAS. DMIPS/MHz.

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DOE to award up to $137M for SuperTruck II, Vehicle Technology Office programs

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One initiative, SuperTruck II ( earlier post ), will award $80 million to four projects to develop and to demonstrate cost-effective technologies that more than double the freight efficiency of Class 8 trucks. will design and develop a new more-efficient engine and advanced drivetrain and vehicle technologies. Navistar, Inc. Applicant.

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