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GM ramps up 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric-car production; how many can it build?

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With anticipation of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV launch growing, General Motors has started to ramp up production of its groundbreaking 200-mile electric car. sales Chevy Production plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car to enter production in October

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After unveiling the production version of the 200-mile electric car at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show back in January, GM said the Bolt EV would begin rolling off assembly lines before the end of the year. Manufacturing General Motors Production plug-in carsThe Bolt EV has been in pilot.

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2017 Chevy Bolt EV pre-production cars now being built (video)

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But it appears that the makers of a different affordable 200-mile electric car wanted to point out that their car will actually precede the Model 3 into production by at least a year. Chevy said today that pre-production units of its 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Coupe Production Will Double To Meet Demand

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While the partially electric i8 hasn''t been on sale for even a year, the Bavarian carmaker has already hinted at a production increase. Green Plug-In Hybrids Production plug-in cars Given its attractive looks, it''s not surprising that the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid coupe has proven popular with buyers who can afford its six-figure price.

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BIOX commissions 90M gallon biodiesel production facility in Houston

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BIOX Corporation announced that World Energy BIOX Biofuels LLC (WEBB), a 50/50 joint venture between World Energy and BIOX, has completed the commissioning of its 90-million US gallon (USG) (341 million liters) nameplate capacity biodiesel production facility in Houston, Texas. The facility started operating at full capacity in December 2016.

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New hybrid sweetgum trees could boost paper, bioenergy production

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The hybrid sweetgum trees have enormous potential for the production of bioenergy and paper, said Scott Merkle, a professor in UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. —Scott Merkle. The new hybrid varieties are already being sold commercially by ArborGen Inc., —Scott Merkle. Biomass Biotech Fuels

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NREL process boosts production of ethanol from algae

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The process, dubbed Combined Algal Processing (CAP), is detailed in an open-access paper in the journal Algal Research. Source: Dong et al. Resources.

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DENSO building large test facility for production of biofuel from P. ellipsoidea microalgae

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—which most protozoan grazers of microalgae may not tolerate—without losing lipid productivity. Satoh et al. This suggests that P.

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Tesla To Add Production Capacity For 35,000 More Electric Cars

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million on the purchase of $415 million of new manufacturing equipment, says SFGate--and would allow Tesla to expand annual production by 35,000

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Former GM Product Czar Bob Lutz Asks: Is Tesla Doomed?

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Former General Motors product czar Bob Lutz, now retired for a few years, is largely respected within the auto industry. He stopped flying his MIG fighter jet when he turned 80, as the story goes, but he remains a larger-than-life persona in an industry with fewer and fewer of them. Bob Lutz Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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First product at ENVIA Energy’s small-scale GTL plant in Oklahoma City; Velocys technology

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The first Fischer-Tropsch product has been successfully produced at ENVIA Energy’s GTL plant in Oklahoma City. These products are fractionated on site to produce premium wax, diesel and naphtha. The operations team will now focus on ramping up production to full capacity and preparing for the performance test run on the plant.

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MAN and Austria’s CNL partnering on medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks; trials this year, production 2018

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Series production of a 100% electrically powered city bus is due to start at the end of 2019. Click to enlarge.

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NEVS gets production nod for electric-car plant in China

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Since it bought the assets of bankrupt automaker Saab in 2012, Chinese-backed consortium National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has been working toward mass production of electric cars. But despite ambitious plans for a multi-model lineup of electric cars, the company has made relatively little apparent progress toward that goal.

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HyperSolar Nears Voltage Needed For Solar Hydrogen Production

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What's so magical about 1.5 volts, you may ask? hydrogen research hydrogen fuel cell renewable energy solar

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Nissan e-NV200 Electric Minivan Production Starts In Spain (VIDEO)

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Nissan officially started production of its second electric vehicle, the Nissan e-NV200 small van, at its assembly plant in Barcelona, Spain.

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Chalmers team engineers synthetic enzymes for bio-production of fuel alternatives

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The researchers are now focusing on using the modified enzyme to build yeast cell factories for production of chemicals and fuels from glucose.

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Green Cars At Frankfurt Auto Show: Production, Concept Cars Previewed

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The annual parade of new concept and production models begins next week at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, and there are a few green models that will be worth a look. It's September, which means a new auto-show season is getting underway once again. Green Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids

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2016 Nissan Leaf, Tesla Sales, Hydrogen Production: Today's Car News

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Today, a report that the 2016 Nissan Leaf could arrive in August with a 100-mile range, Tesla's quarterly sales results, and a company that believes it's close to commercially-viable solar hydrogen production. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We've updated our June plug-in electric car sales report with additional information.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Production Electric Car Unveiled At CES

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Chevrolet unveiled the Bolt electric vehicle as a concept car at last year's Detroit Auto Show and today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas it showed the production version. Green

Samsung SDI building Li-ion battery plant in Hungary; global triangular production structure

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Samsung SDI has decided to use Hungary as its Li-ion battery production base in Europe. —Executive Vice President Jeong SehWoong.

Tesla Acquires Michigan Tool & Die Maker To Boost Electric-Car Production

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As it seeks to expand its electric-car production, Tesla Motors may also be attempting to bring more of that process in-house. Manufacturing parts suppliers Production Tesla Motors plug-in cars gigafactoryThis week, Tesla confirmed that it has acquired Riviera Tool, a tool-and-die.

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US Navy demos recovery of CO2 and production of H2 from seawater, with conversion to liquid fuel; “Fuel from Seawater”

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The energy required to obtain these feedstocks from the ocean is primarily for the production of hydrogen; the carbon dioxide is a “free” byproduct.

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

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Ford released plans today for its future portfolio of electified vehicles, including an all-electric SUV with 300 miles of range Perhaps more remarkable, it will offer hybrid versions of both the F-150 pickup truck—previously discussed for 2019 or so—and the Mustang sport coupe. It will also build a plug-in hybrid version of its.

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Japan wants Fukushima to be major hydrogen production center

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Japan's Fukushima prefecture was the site of one of the worst nuclear disasters in recent years, but the Japanese government has ambitious plans for the region. Fukushima's name is now associated with the nuclear power plant suffered a major malfunction as a result of damage from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan. Now the.

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GKN Driveline develops new e-drive system for PHEVs; starts production on global platform in 2019

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The system will start production in 2019 on a global platform from a European vehicle manufacturer. kg (5.5 Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Systems

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Wrights Group showcases hydrogen fuel cell bus driveline in London; production-ready in 2017

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The Wrights Group launched the new Wrightbus zero-emission double deck bus at a conference in London. Brief

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Tesla Factory Retooling Completed Ahead Of Planned Production Boost

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Tesla Motors has now completed upgrades to its Fremont, California, plant ahead of an expected production increase. The electric car-maker shut down the factory for two weeks in late summer to complete modifications to handle the addition of the all-wheel drive Dual Motor Model S. The company says the added capacity also helps it accommodat

Toyota To Start Fuel Cell Vehicle Production In December

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Toyota''s hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will go into production ahead of schedule, with production planned for mid-December 2014. Sales will also begin "by the end of the year" reports Japan Times (via Autoblog), ahead of Toyota''s original on-sale date some time in 2015.

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2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Green Car Concepts, Production Cars

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Thus far, we know of just a handful of concept cars and new production models that could be described as green to be revealed or displayed at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The Northeastern U.S. isn't going to see a shred of snow over the Christmas holidays, and Detroit in early January isn't looking too green either. Detroit Auto Show

Stanford team develops new low-voltage single-catalyst water splitter for hydrogen production

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Catalysts Hydrogen Hydrogen ProductionIn the reported study, the new catalyst achieved 10 mA cm −2 water-splitting current at only 1.51 V

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Audi’s production electric e-tron quattro may set a new standard for vehicle handling; advanced vehicle dynamics control

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He also observed, in a conversation on the eve of the LAAS, that if an automaker can launch a defining product, the game changes. a Tesla).

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Nissan begins production of its second BEV; e-NV200 in Barcelona

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Nissan has started the production of its second all-electric vehicle—the e-NV200—which will be available as both a passenger vehicle and light commercial van. The Nissan plant in Barcelona will be the global production site for this vehicle, which will be available as a light commercial van, passenger vehicle and electric taxi.

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Hyundai first to start mass production of fuel cell vehicles

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Hyundai fuel cell hydrogen productionBased on the ix35 compact SUV, the new fuel cell model will be leased to fleets across Europe with [.].

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Production Car Spied Before 2016 CES Reveal

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The long-awaited, pure electric descendant of GM's EV1--and a cousin of the new Chevrolet Volt, or at least a close-sounding relative--the Bolt will go into production next year with an anticipated all-electric driving range of 200 miles. These are the first photos of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car.

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Will Tesla Model 3 Electric Car Hit 2017 Production Date?

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But the company has never managed to get a car into volume production on the date it first announced. Electric-car maker Tesla Motors has done many remarkable things in its short decade of existence--including a few the auto industry viewed as impossible. That applied to its Roadster, the Model S sedan, and the Model X electric SUV.

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All 2017 BMW diesels certified by EPA, production now starting

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This might not seem to be the most convenient moment to restart production of a gaggle of diesel cars. The Volkswagen diesel scandal continues to unfold, and last week the EPA accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) of failing to reveal eight separate software routines that altered the behavior of diesel engines in Jeep and Ram vehicles.

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Bolt EV Powertrain: How Did GM And LG Collaborate On Design, Production?

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In last fall's runup to the launch of the production 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV 200-mile electric car, GM discussed working together with Korean corporate giant LG on the Bolt's development. Mark Reuss, GM’s head of global product development said in October that the company's partnership with LG Chem was "unprecedented."

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DOE seeking feedback on findings of hydrogen production and delivery workshops

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The purpose of the workshop was to share information and identify the RD&D needs to enable low-cost, effective delivery of hydrogen from centralized production facilities to the point of use (e.g., The second workshop also was held at NREL 27-28 February 2014, and focused on electrolytic hydrogen production. Pre-commercial. Pipeline.

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BASF Catalysts doubles production capacity for mobile emissions catalysts in India

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The site includes a new 47,000-square-meter production plant, which replaces an existing BASF plant in Chennai and is the culmination of a three-year expansion project, which has doubled the company’s catalyst manufacturing capacity in India. —Dirk Demuth, Senior Vice President, Mobile Emissions Catalysts, BASF. Brief

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Production of BYD-Daimler DENZA EV begins in China

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The production line follows Daimler’s proven production management system. Click to enlarge. BDNT), in Shenzhen. With a 47.5 ft 3 ).

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