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TI reference design adds Wi-Fi capability to electric vehicle charging stations

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Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the first reference design that adds Wi-Fi connectivity to an electric vehicle (EV) charging station. Benefits of the EV Charging Station with Wi-Fi reference design: Level 1 and Level 2 charge operation. Wi-Fi connectivity support from any smartphone, tablet, computer or smartTV. Brief

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2012 Mitsubishi 'i' Electric Car: Ultimate Reference Guide

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The 2012 Mitsubishi "i" electric car has been around in one form or another for several years now, so there's a lot of information to keep track of. The tiny egg-shaped electric car, with four doors and four seats, is expected to arrive in the U.S. in November 2011, though it's already on sale in Japan, and also present in some European markets

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First reference installation of Opcon Waste Heat Recovery technology for ships; potential for 5–10% fuel savings

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The first reference installation features both Opcon Powerbox ORC and Opcon Powerbox WST. The MV Figaro. Click to enlarge. Earlier post.)

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2011 Nissan Leaf: Your Ultimate Reference Guide

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Here at AllCarsElectric.com we've covered a lot of news featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. So much, in fact, that it may be difficult keeping track of them all. What we thought may help is an index page of all of our favorite articles featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. Bookmark it in your browser or rss reader, as we'll be updating it every time a new

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2011 Nissan Leaf: Your Ultimate Reference Guide (Updated)

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Here at AllCarsElectric.com we've covered a lot of news featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. So much, in fact, that it may be difficult keeping track of them all. What we thought may help is an index page of all of our favorite articles featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. Bookmark it in your browser or rss reader, as we'll be updating it every time a new

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Renesas and Cohda collaborating on V2V and V2I communications; V2X reference solution available in 2017

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By bringing together Renesas’ V2X R-Car system-on-chips (SoCs) and Cohda Wireless’ V2X and CAV software solutions, the companies deliver a V2X reference solution that supports European and North American communications standards for V2X system development. Both were deeply validated and proven for reliable operation. Connected vehicles V2X

DOT releases Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture v2.0

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The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) has updated the Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA) and the Systems Engineering Tool for Intelligent Transportation (SET-IT) to Version 2.0. Both are available online( CVRIA ), SET-IT ). The SET-IT 2.0

Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture workshop

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These viewpoints result in a Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA). A consolidated list of interfaces to be considered for standardization will be developed from the CVRIA. The resulting architecture viewpoints will be incorporated into the National ITS Architecture. —ITS JPO. 5:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Brief

Researcher urges more effort on assessment of land and water impacts of oil sands production; reference point for other unconventional fuels

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Bitumen production from the Canadian oil sands provides a point of reference that could be used to observe and better manage the land and water impacts of a rapid transition to unconventional fuels, suggests Dr. Sarah Jordaan of the Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University.

ams AG introduces reference board for 48V automotive battery monitoring system

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The new battery monitoring reference board from ams shows that 48V power systems in vehicles do not have to be complex or difficult to implement.

NPL novel reference electrode shows that cathode, not anode, is source of potential decay in PEM water electrolyzers

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Reference electrode configuration. poster ) “In situ characterisation of PEM water electrolysers using a novel reference electrode”.

ITM Power launching enhanced Power-to-Gas range; two new reference plants in Germany

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ITM Power announced two new reference plant sales in Germany to two Technical Universities; both orders are based on the HPac platform for use in Power-to-Gas applications. The reference plant is particularly important for ITM Power in the German market and with those organizations which advise the Germany Energy Ministry. Brief

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Volkswagen is tip of the iceberg in dieselgate emissions scandal

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He referred back to a report published last week by T

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Gas Cars Parked In One Electric-Car Spot Earn Raleigh $27,000 A Year

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It''s known as "ICE-ing," referring to cars with internal combustion engines parking where they shouldn''t. The problem of gasoline cars parking in spaces reserved for plug-in electric cars to recharge at is nothing new. But the problem has proved to be lucrative for Raleigh, North Carolina. DON''T MISS: Been ICEd?

JV greenlights commercial small-scale GTL plant in Oklahoma using Velocys technology; commercial reference site

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It will provide a commercial reference site for the Velocys technology and will deploy a number of Velocys’ full-scale Fischer-Tropsch reactors. Velocys plc announced that the final investment decision (FID) has been made to proceed with construction of a commercial small-scale GTL plant using its technology. Earlier post.). Brief

Had To Happen: Hacking Into A Tesla Model S Electric Car

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In the modern world though, it typically refers to the process of cracking software codes to take greater control of applications and user interfaces. "Jailbreaking" used to mean. well, breaking out of jail. It''s rife in the world of smartphones, and now it''s possible with electric vehicles too--such as the technology-heavy Tesla Model S.

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Tesla Model X Sun Visor Design: Genius 'Delight' Or Overkill?

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That somewhat unusual remark referred to the features and complexity of new electric crossover utility vehicle. "I'm not sure anyone should have made this car," Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said at a press conference just before the debut of the Model X crossover last month.

GM's 200-Mile Electric Car For 2017: What We Know So Far

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With GM''s then-CEO Dan Akerson having referred to The arrival of a moderately-priced battery electric car with a rated range of 200 miles will change the entire market for plug-in vehicles.

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Toyota Fuel-Cell 'Megafactory' Matches Tesla Gigafactory In Impact

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As shown by its roughly half-million references in Google, Tesla’s lithium-ion cell and battery Gigafactory is a big deal. And deservedly so. hydrogen factory Tesla Motors hydrogen fuel cell Fuel Cell Vehicles gigafactory

Freescale introduces three reference designs for wireless charging for mobile devices

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Freescale Semiconductor has introduced three reference designs for wireless charging for high-capacity, single- and multi-cell battery packs. Reference design for tablets. The reference design consists of two main components: a transmitter mat and a receiver embedded inside the back cover of the tablet. Brief

Hack A Tesla Model S And Win $10,000

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The word "hack" is a little over-used in today''s lexicon, but in the general sense it refers to the process of cracking the software system of a computer, a smartphone--or a car.

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SG Biofuels applying 1.6M genetic markers to Jatropha reference genome

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SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company using breeding and biotechnology to develop elite hybrid seeds of Jatropha, is applying more than 1.6 million genetic markers (SNPs) for Jatropha curcas toward the development of marker assisted selection (MAS) methods to produce elite, high-performing cultivars of the energy crop. Brief

Consortium seeks to show total cost of EVs can be less than combustion engine reference car

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In both cases, utilization of the vehicles is planned to be increased, such that the electric vehicle will be less expensive than the reference car with a combustion engine at the end of the project. We are looking for applications in which electric vehicles are cheaper than a reference car with a combustion engine. —Dr.

2012 Mitsubishi 'i': Your Ultimate Reference Guide

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Mitsubishi's 2012 i-MiEV has been in development and testing for some time now, so there's a lot of information to keep track of. The tiny egg-shaped electric car, with four doors and four seats, is expected to arrive in the U.S. for 2012, though it's already on sale in Japan, and just entering some European markets now. Since our 2011 Nissan Leaf

Those Tesla Customer-Referral Programs? They Really Work: Report

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Last July, the company began encouraging customers to refer friends to buy Model S electric cars, with the incentive of a $1,000 credit for each referral, and the chance to win one of the first. Green Tesla Motors incentives plug-in cars sales

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2016 Toyota Prius, 2016 Lexus RX Hybrid Driven, Free Tesla Model X: Today's Car News

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Today, we have the first official images and details of the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid, first impressions of the 2016 Lexus RX hybrid, and Tesla's offer of a free Model X electric crossover to existing owners who refer friends. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid finally appears, with a claimed 55 mpg combined.

Should The Tesla Model X Be Called An SUV? Crossover? Wagon? Hatchback?

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The Tesla Model X electric luxury vehicle has widely been referred to as an SUV or a crossover utility vehicle by the media, the company, and buyers. And indeed, it's taller and somewhat boxier than the sleek Model S "sedan," which is actually a hatchback. Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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New Joint Research Centre Reference Report sets out options for reducing emissions from shipping

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This new JRC Reference Report contributes to raising awareness of the environmental impacts, including on health, of world-wide shipping. —JRC Reference Report. JRC Reference Reports represent a JRC view on a subject for which the JRC has recognized expertise. The shipping sector is also a source of air pollution.

What IS 'one-pedal driving' in an electric car?

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The phrase "one-pedal driving" refers to the ability of some electric cars to be driven almost entirely with the accelerator pedal alone. One-pedal driving is rather like the experience of owning an electric car: it can be hard to appreciate until you've spend time doing it. It's a feature much prized by owners of Teslas, BMW i3s, and most.

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Scientists call for careful use of time scales, reference dates and statistical approaches in analyzing climate change trends to avoid distortion and hampering of response

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Reference dates. Interpolated surfaces showing the change in mean annual temperature across Alaska for three different time series: 1949?2009,

EIA 2035 reference case projects drop in US imports of petroleum due to modest economic growth, increased efficiency, growing domestic oil production, and biofuels

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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Reference case projections for US energy markets through 2035. Source: EIA.

California ARB posts additional ethanol fuel sub-pathway for POET under LCFS; lower CIs than the reference pathway

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These values are lower than the corresponding reference pathway CIs from the LCFS Lookup table: two Midwestern, natural-gas-fired, pathways. DGS reference pathway has a CI of 98.40 POET’s sub-pathways achieve lower CI values relative to the reference. Because POET operates a large number of corn ethanol plants that utilize a.

Freescale Introduces Advanced Meter Reference Design Built on Optimized Microcontroller Technology; Engineered for Smart Grid Applications

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Freescale is introducing a turnkey metering reference design built upon an advanced microcontroller (MCU) customized for the electrical metering market at the Metering Europe Conference and Exhibition, Oct. The reference design contains necessary hardware and software to make development of smart meters quick and easy.

Toyota Mirai, Electric DeLorean Highlight Back To The Future Movie Anniversary

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You may have noticed that Back to the Future references have come into vogue lately. DON'T MISS: New Toyota Film.

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Electric-Car Charging Station Blocked? Get An Extension Cord!

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The term refers to a non-electric car with an internal combustion engine (or ICE) occupying a parking space where a public charging station is located. It''s called "ICE-ing," and sooner or later, every electric-car driver experiences it. The car is thereby blocking electric cars from recharging at that station, whether accidentally or

Will Audi's Next Sports Coupe Use E-Tron Quattro Hybrid Tech?

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They''re without doubt some of the most technologically-advanced race cars of the modern age, yet the Ingolstadt automaker has made only token references to the R18 with plug-in hybrid or diesel A3 hatchbacks, or the It seems strange that Audi has so far failed to capitalize on the huge success of its R18 e-tron quattro endurance racing cars.

Tesla Model Y: Lower-Cost Electric SUV? Deleted Musk Tweet Hints At It

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Looks like he's done it again, referring to a 'Model Y' that may have falcon doors as one of two future products, the other being the Model 3 affordable sedan Tesla plans to put into production late in 2017. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is famous for tweeting bits of key product and company information.

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2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: Your Ultimate Reference Guide

All Cars Electric

Mitsubishi's 2012 i-MiEV has been in development and testing for some time now, so there's a lot of information to keep track of. The tiny egg-shaped electric car, with four doors and four seats, is expected to arrive in the U.S. for 2012, though it's already on sale in Japan, and just entering some European markets now. Since our 2011 Nissan Leaf

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

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This is a landmark event for Velocys’ technology and its commercial reference plant. The first Fischer-Tropsch product has been successfully produced at ENVIA Energy’s GTL plant in Oklahoma City. The ENVIA plant uses Velocys technology for small-scale GTL. These products are fractionated on site to produce premium wax, diesel and naphtha.

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EIA Energy Outlook 2013 reference case sees drop in fossil fuel consumption as use of petroleum-based liquid fuels falls; projects 20% higher sales of hybrids and PHEVs than AEO2012

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Among its many findings, the Reference case suggests that US primary energy consumption will grow by 7% from 2011 to 2040 to 108 quadrillion Btu.