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Schaeffler and IBM sign Watson IoT partnership; Industry 4.0

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New technologies will allow Schaeffler to extend the functionality and lifespan of components for the automotive industry. Industry 4.0

RoMulus project: developing intelligent multi-sensor systems for Industry 4.0

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The RoMulus (Robust multi-sensor technology for status monitoring in Industry 4.0 applications) research project project sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is focused on simplifying and accelerating the development and use of intelligent multi-sensor systems for Industry 4.0——the Industry 4.0

NuScale Power submits industry-first certification application for small modular reactor to NRC

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This is the first SMR DCA to be submitted to the NRC and marks a significant milestone for NuScale and the power generation industry.

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Oil and gas fracking industry targets Millennials for support

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The oil and gas industries certainly know how to tailor their messages to specific demographics. The process of hydraulic fracturing—commonly known as "fracking"—to release fossil-fuel reserves from the earth has led to a boom in U.S. production, but has also proven controversial because of environmental issues.

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Finally, auto industry starts to admit: electric vehicles are better

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Electric cars are often touted for their financial and environmental benefits, but there's another major perk they offer to consumers. They're very nice to drive. Many drivers have been won over by electric cars' near-silent operation and instant torque delivery. DON'T MISS: Electric Cars' Secret Advantage: They're Just Nicer To Drive (Apr 2012).

MIT, Novogy team engineers microbes for competitive advantage in industrial fermentation; the ROBUST strategy

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The ROBUST strategy is now ready for industrial evaluation, said Joe Shaw, senior director of research and development at Novogy, who led the research.

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Big Oil To 'Lose Control Of Auto Industry': Energy Conference

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It's not uncommon for media commenters to look at electric-car sales numbers, only to conclude that the segment is teetering on the brink of death. Electric cars will never become mainstream, they argue, because of fickle consumers who base their-car purchases on what the price of gas happens to be the moment they walk into a dealership. Yet while.

Auto industry split over halting, changing fuel-economy rules

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Just days after the presidential election, automaker lobbyists urged Donald Trump to loosen pending emissions and fuel-economy standards. Shortly after the election, a lobbying group wrote Trump asking him to change or delay an EPA decision that kept planned emissions standards for 2022 to 2025 in place. Last week, executives of 18 automakers sent.

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Schaeffler Group sees e-mobility and digitalization as key opportunities

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The Schaeffler Group, a global integrated automotive and industrial supplier, sees e-mobility, Industry 4.0 Click to enlarge.

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Maybe Apple and Google won't take over the car industry after all?

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car industry lies not in Detroit, but in Silicon Valley. Over the past few years, a common refrain among analysts and pundits has been that the future of the U.S. With their nimbleness and more aggressive attitudes, as well as expertise with emerging technologies related to autonomous driving and connectivity, tech companies will soon give.

Kalmar to introduce industry first fast charging solution for electric powered shuttle and straddle carriers

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Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will introduce the first fast charging solution for electric powered shuttle and straddle carriers. —Dr. Brief

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ORNL joins Power Electronics Industry Collaborative

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has joined the Power Electronics Industry Collaborative ( PEIC ); PEIC works to accelerate innovation and advocates for investment in new power electronics technologies. PEIC is open to any industry-related organization interested in participating. —Keith Evans, President of PEIC. Brief

Even The Oil Industry Asks: Does Tesla Mean The End Of Hydrocarbon Fuels?

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It's not just the cars made by electric-car startup Tesla Motors, or the fact that it's the first new automaker in decades that appears to have a serious chance of long-term success. The Silicon Valley company is also viewed as a potential disruptor of established players. In just three years, the Tesla Model S has emerged to become a legitimate.

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Ford opens portfolio of patented technologies to competitors to accelerate industry-wide electrified vehicle development

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Ford Motor Company is offering competitors access to its electrified vehicle technology patents in a move to help accelerate industry-wide research and development of electrified vehicles. As an industry, we need to collaborate while we continue to challenge each other. Innovation is our goal. The patents would be available for a fee.

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UK car industry booms as its cleans up its act

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The UK automotive industry is stronger than ever and is performing to its highest ever environmental standard, according to a new report. The country’s car industry reported record turnover for last year, up more than 12 per cent to £55 billion. Green credentials car industry environment smmt UK

Oil Industry Will Begin To Vanish By 2030, Says New Book

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What if electric cars and renewable energy became such common parts of our society that they made the oil industry obsolete? It''s an environmentalist''s dream, and it''s also the thesis of a new book, which claims the oil industry will effectively vanish in large part within the next two decades.

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Luxury Plug-In Hybrids May Be A Mistake, Says German Industry Analyst

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The established German luxury carmakers are showing considerable enthusiasm for plug-in hybrids. Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche all have at least one plug-in hybrid in production or nearly there--with many more on the way. In a few years, at least some members of this group will likely offer plug-in hybrid options for virtually every model.

CCM: China Li-ion industry booming; domestic outputs triples in 2015 to 15.7 GWh

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The rapid development of alternative energy vehicles in China has driven the development of the power Li-ion battery and its upstream industry. The power Li-ion battery industry and related industries have become cash cows. billion) in the Li-ion battery industry. In May 2016 alone, nearly RMB2.6 —CCM. billion).

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VW Diesel Scandal Erodes Trust In Germany, Auto Industry Too

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The revelation that Volkswagen used "defeat device" software to cheat on U.S. emissions tests shook the public's confidence in one of the world's largest carmakers. Volkswagen hasn't done much to rebuild its reputation since its cheating was first revealed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at a press conference in September. And VW may.

Has Tesla 'Proved Electric Cars Are Better' If Public, Industry Don't Know It Yet?

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When industry analysts, financial analysts and the motoring press have all lavished praise on a car, there''s a fair chance it''s a pretty good car. That''s the case for the Tesla Model S electric car, particularly as two market analysts from Credit Suisse have seen fit to provide a point-by-point breakdown on just why the car is so good.

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FANUC to build factory of the future using NVIDIA AI platform; self-teaching robots in the FIELD system

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The convergence of Internet of Things and industrial manufacturing has begun. Big Data Industry 4.0 The age of AI is here.

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Opinion: Expect A Wave Of Consolidation In The Oil Industry

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This will eventually improve the industry cash flow break even points, based on improved cost and scale and, as a result, cast doubt over the long term viability of the OPEC strategy. by Leonard Brecken of Oilprice.com. To plug the hole it hopes to sell its Eagle Ford assets this year. Source: [link]. Market Background Oil Opinion

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Infineon and imec cooperate on 79 GHz CMOS radar sensor chips for the automotive industry

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Nanoelectronics research center imec and semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies are cooperating in CMOS sensor chip development. Infineon and imec are working on highly integrated CMOS-based 79 GHz sensor chips for automotive radar applications. —Wim Van Thillo, program director perceptive systems at imec. Brief

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2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Car Will Alter Industry As Prius Did, Says Exec

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When it launched in the U.S. in 2000, the first-generation Toyota Prius hybrid was met with more than a little skepticism by the automotive establishment and the buying public. As with any new application of technology, it was unclear whether the Prius--and hybrid cars in general--would have a lasting impact or simply fizzle out. MORE: How Much

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Porsche opens new plant for eight-cylinder engines; digitalization and data management; V8s for all VW Group brands

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For example, Porsche implemented industrial transport vehicles that are user-programmable. Engines Fuel Efficiency Industry 4.0 minutes.

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Tesla Model S Earns Top Score In The Industry For Total Quality

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Owners of the Tesla Model S tend to be very satisfied with their cars. You might already know that; but so far, that''s largely been anecdotal, based on reports in various ownership profiles, comments, and forums. Now all this owner ''love''—and the lack of problems—is starting to be confirmed by established surveys and metrics.

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Car industry enters ‘golden age of innovation’

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Tesla Tries To Hire Aussie Auto Engineers As Local Industry Wanes

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Could Australia''s loss be Tesla Motors'' gain? As Ford, General Motors'' Holden division, and Toyota prepare to shut down their Australian factories, the Silicon Valley electric-car maker is attempting a talent grab.

Fossil fuel divestment campaigns stigmatising industry

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According to a new report from the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE) at the Universit[.]. Green credentials

Algenol signs MOU with ZYNE to produce renewable fuels in China using industrial CO2 emissions

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Algenol’s patented Direct to Ethanol technology process utilizes industrial CO 2 emissions directly from power plants as a feedstock for proprietary cyanobacteria (blue green algae) to produce the four most important renewable transportation fuels (ethanol, gas, diesel and jet). Algae Algal Fuels China

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Future Pickup Trucks: 7 Out Of 10 Could Be Aluminum By 2025 (Says Aluminum-Industry Study)

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The aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 isn''t yet on sale, but some analysts already believe it heralds an industry trend. A new study from research firm Ducker Worldwide predicts seven out of 10 pickup trucks will have aluminum bodies by 2025, the Detroit News reports.

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BMW Group leveraging digitalization in production plants; Industry 4.0

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Industry 4.0”, earlier post ). Industry 4.0: In November 2014, BMW described its introduction of an intelligent energy management data system (iEMDS) at its production sites as another example of Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0 at the BMW Group. Some of the approaches currently under wider discussion as part of ‘Industry 4.0’

CA Climate-Change Bill Passed, Electric Utilities To Target Oil Industry

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Let's call this one a good news, bad news, good news story. On Friday, September 11, the California Senate approved SB 350, the Clean Energy and Reduction Act--by far the most far-reaching climate change legislation enacted in the U.S. The bill's provisions codify Governor Jerry Brown's goals of generating half the energy used in the state from.

CALSTART white paper shows nationwide tech supplier industry ready to support more efficient heavy-duty trucks and buses

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Our industry can meet aggressive efficiency targets at affordable prices. Source: CALSTART. Click to enlarge.

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Oregon's Pitch To Electric-Car Industry: Come Test New Stuff Here!

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When it comes to raw numbers of electric cars sold, California leads. However, just to the north, the small state of Oregon has long been a pioneer and a trendsetter when it comes to electric mobility. Drive Oregon, the nonprofit trade association that has led much of this work over the past few years, recently unveiled a new campaign inviting.

U.S. Electric-Car Battery Industry Could Grow If Supply Base Matures

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Increasing production of electric cars is expected to increase the market for lithium-ion battery cells substantially, but where will the majority of those cells be made? China, Japan, and South Korea currently have the largest manufacturing bases, but the U.S. could become a larger player as well. A new report from the Department of Energy's.

Argonne study shows high-energy X-rays give industry affordable way to optimize cast iron

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These parameters cannot be attained reliably by the current industry standard 2-D test. Source: Argonne National Laboratory. Click to enlarge.

CAR report quantifies automotive’s position as a leading high-tech industry

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Percentage of Global R&D Spending by Industry, 2013. Click to enlarge. —Center for Automotive Research. Source: IRI 2013, CAR. Resources.

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Hybrids, Electrics Not Needed To Reach 54.5 MPG In 2025: Industry Exec

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For some companies in the auto industry, building cars to hit a target of 54.5 mpg by 2025 may seem like a near-impossible task. But to others, the EPA''s Corporate Average Fuel Economy targets agreed in 2011 aren''t simply achievable by that date, but could be reached today--and with today''s technology.

EPA opens door to consider Carbon Capture and Utilization as part of new Clean Power Plan; algae industry locks on

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The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), an algae industry trade association, quickly issued an enthusiastic statement hailing the option as “ a huge win for the algae industry, and one we have been working towards for more than a year. The plan calls for each US state to establish a plan to meet the targeted reductions. —EPA CPP.

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