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World's largest fast-charging site opens in Norway: 28 electric cars can charge, all standards included

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Norway plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS Norway has once again proven to be the friendliest place in the world for electric cars. It's located in Nebbenes, a rural town about 40 miles from the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

ISO 19880 – New technical ISO document for hydrogen fueling station standardization

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The work planned for the next phase, an International Standard (IS), is on an aggressive schedule slated to end in 2016 and to be published thereafter.

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Ongoing market rollout for SAE hydrogen fueling standards

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In September, for example, DOE presented a live webinar titled “ Introduction to SAE Hydrogen Fueling Standardization ”. Earlier post.) C day.

Volvo throws its weight behind CCS quick-charging standard for electric cars

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But three different and incompatible standards exist for DC fast charging, making the installation of pricier high-powered charging stations more complicated. plug-in cars ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS Every electric car sold in the U.S.

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ASTM International launches group to create standards for recovered carbon black (rCB)

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The ASTM International Board of Directors approved the launch of a new technical committee dedicated to developing standards for the growing field of recovered carbon black (rCB). As always, we’re honored to be chosen as the standards development organization for the world’s leading experts in yet another exciting and innovative industry.”.

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Industry should standardize electric-car trip data, Ford says

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As in other industries, "big data" is an increasingly common buzzword these days in discussions of electric cars. Last November, several research entities presented relevant data sets and advocated for their use at an electric-car "datathon" hosted by the White House. Putting theory into practice, Ford has now analyzed customer data to analyze how.

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SAE taskforce completes two technical standards on hydrogen refueling; harmonizing the global infrastructure

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The standards have been created to harmonize hydrogen fueling worldwide for both 35 MPa and 70 MPa pressures. J2601. Click to enlarge. J2799.

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SAE International updates J3016 standard defining autonomous vehicles; free download

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SAE International (SAE) announced a free update to its technical standard, “J3016: Taxonomy and Definitions for Terms Related to On-Road Motor Vehicle Automated Driving Systems.” Because of the global importance and impact of the standard, SAE now will offer the J3016 standard free-of-charge on the SAE website. Brief

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SAE International approves TIR J2954 for PH/EV wireless charging; targeting finalized standard by 2018

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With wireless charging quickly becoming mainstream for consumer electronic devices in low power applications, standardization is needed for commercialization of high power wireless power transfer (WPT) of PH/EVs. The current SAE Standard SAE J1772 establishes the wired charging standard.). Earlier post.) Jesse Schneider.

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Standardized Electric-Car Battery Swapping Won't Happen: Here's Why

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Standardized batteries are one of the great consumer goods: Who hasn''t bought a pack of AA or AAA cells for some consumer-electronics device by now? The idea that standardized high-capacity lithium-ion battery packs are an inevitable next step in the evolution of electric cars crops up repeatedly.

Québec moves forward with a zero-emission vehicle standard

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Earlier this week, the Québec National Assembly unanimously adopted Bill 104, a zero-emission vehicle standard. Automakers that sell or lease a yearly average of more than 4,500 new vehicles (all light models combined) will be subject to the ZEV standard. The credit requirement will therefore vary from one manufacturer to another.

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SAE International publishes two standards for vehicle-to-vehicle communications

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SAE International has published two new technical standards for vehicle-to-vehicle communications: to standardize the data message sets used in Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications and to establish the parameters for a vehicle communication system to receive and transmit the message sets. Brief

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Porsche's 800-Volt fast charging for electric cars: why it matters

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ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Porsche Mission EThe future of electric cars for practical transportation relies to some degree on the future of DC fast charging, and how it develops over the next decade. But Tesla's network.

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

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An advancement of the ESP with electronic axle-differential lock standard on many front-wheel-drive models, it could act on each of the four wheels.

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ANSI releases Standardization Roadmap for EV deployment

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Domains and topical areas for the standardization roadmap for electric vehicles. —Standardization Roadmap. Source: ANSI. more fuel?efficient,

Kia Soul EV achieves top environmental standard

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Independent inspectors at TÜV Nord has certified the new Soul EV according to the ISO 14040 Life Cycle Assess[.].

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China accelerates tougher vehicle emission standards, starting sooner

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But China is about to implement much tougher emissions standards—and sooner than carmakers expected. China is known for having some of the worst air pollution in the world, due in part to years of lax emission regulations covering factories as well as vehicles in the world's largest new-car market.

Safety standards created for lithium-ion batteries

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Lithium-ion batteries may soon be subject to safety performance standards after SAE International Battery Standards Committee looked into base standards for the systems. Green cars Latest news Lithium-ion batteries battery standards SAE International Battery Standards Committee

BMW, Nissan fund EVgo fast-charging network expansion: 670 dual-standard sites open

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At the end of 2015, BMW and Nissan announced that the two companies had partnered to fund the installation of 120 DC fast-charging stations for electric cars across 19 states. All the sites had one or more 50-kilowatt stations with a pair of charging cables: one with the CHAdeMO connector that accommodates the Nissan Leaf electric car, the other a.

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Where Are Electric-Car DC Fast-Charging Stations? Depends On The Car

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There are currently three standards in use for electric-car DC fast charging. The CHAdeMo standard is used by the Nissan Leaf, as well as the low-volume Mitsubishi i-MiEV and Kia Soul EV. and German carmakers have signed on to use the Combined Charging Standard (CCS), although fast-charging equipped models from these companies.

California ARB staff considering including alternative jet fuel in Low Carbon Fuel Standard

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The staff of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff is considering including alternative jet fuel (AJF) in the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). Fuels and fuel blendstocks that have a CI higher than the applicable standard generate deficits. ARB staff is hosting a public working meeting today to consider the matter. Propane.

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ABB launches first DC fast charger compliant with Chinese GB standard

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ABB launched Terra 53 Z, its first high power DC fast charger that complies with the Chinese GB standard. Earlier post.) China

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China Emission Standards: So Tough Honda Will Have All Hybrids By 2025

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China is the world's largest market for new cars, and it also has some of the world's worst air pollution. Cities have had to limit new-car sales and restrict car use to combat rampant pollution, while the government is aggressively promoting electric cars as a solution to the problem. But one carmaker believes that in a decade, Chinese emissions.

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Tesla Model 3 depositors vs Chevy Bolt EV: sea change or double standard?

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More than 325,000 potential buyers have put down $1,000 apiece for a Tesla Model 3 electric car that they won't get for two years, if not considerably longer than that. Which must frustrate the electrification team at General Motors deeply. The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV with more than 200 miles of range and a starting price of $37,500 is already in.

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Will CAFE standards have to be relaxed starting in 2021?

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Last month, regulators released a "Technical Assessment Report" on how well automakers have done thus far in meeting Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. The report indicated that carmakers might fall short of the goal of an average 54.5 mpg (or about 38 mpg on window stickers) for vehicles sold in the U.S. by 2025. It found that.

Materials change needed to meet CAFE standards

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According to a new survey by WardsAuto and DuPont Automotive, the industry’s current materials portfolio will need to be augmented to meet 2025 fuel economy standards. It found that only five per cent of the vehicle designers and engineers polled are “very confident” that existing materials will help them meet CAFE standards – and nearly [.].

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India plans new fuel efficiency standards

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India has set its sights on new fuel efficiency standards with the introduction of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards that give manufacturers until 2015 to increase fuel economy to an average of 40.7mpg. Green cars Latest news CAFE standard fuel economy fuel economy standards india

Volvo introducing Pilot Assist II semi-autonomous drive tech as standard on MY2017 XC90

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Among a wide range of updates for model year 2017, Volvo Cars will introduce its latest semi-autonomous drive technology, Pilot Assist II, as standard on the XC90 in selected markets. Volvo’s standard collision avoidance system, City Safety, also receives an update with Large Animal Detection added on 90 Series cars. PowerPulse.

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2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: $6,130 Price Cut, More Standard Features

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Chevy Bolt EV: 800-mile trip in 238-mile electric car shows challenges remain

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California road trips plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fast Charging ChargePoint Network eVgo charging network Combined Charging Standard (CCS With about twice the range of any non-Tesla electric car, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV has generated a great deal of excitement and won numerous awards over the last year.

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How CAFE works: 5 things you should know about gas-mileage standards

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As automakers and policy wonks fret and fuss over future fuel economy standards, interested spectators may be lost in the fumes. What exactly are Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, and what's important to know about them? EPA CAFE Fuel Economy Corporate Average Fuel Economy

Open Charge Alliance selects OASIS as the standard development organization for Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP)

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The Open Charge Alliance ( OCA ) consortium has decided to standardize the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) at OASIS , an international open standards development organization (SDO). OASIS standards offer the potential to lower cost, stimulate innovation, grow global markets, and protect the right of free choice of technology.

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Electric Car Charging: The Basics You Need To Know

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Green ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Charging station Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Home charging PlugShare Tesla Supercharger charging at work charging cord charging infrastructure plug-in cars workplace chargingThe number of plug-in electric cars on North American roads grows every year, and with them come new buyers.

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Nissan, BMW Partner To Provide More Fast-Charging For Electric Cars

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In fact, there are currently three different fast-charging standards. There's the CHAdeMO standard used by the Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, and Kia Soul EV. Then there's the Combined Charging Standard (CCS). plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS

How to use $2 billion VW diesel fine for electric-car charging: advocate offers advice

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VW Fines ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Charging stations Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Volkswagen diesel scandalemission laws for seven years. Since then, much speculation has appeared over what forms of punishment VW would face and how much it would have to pay. We now.

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Price Of Electric-Car DC Fast Charging Varies: Sacramento A Test Case

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Green California ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Combined Charging Standard (CCS) DC Rapid Charging Fast Charging charging infrastructure eVgo charging network electric utilities plug-in carsWhile fast charging for electric cars is still nonexistent--or just starting to roll out--across much of the country, California leads the way.

Tesla To Offer Supercharger As Fast-Charging Standard? Free To Drivers, Yes

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Electric-car maker Tesla Motors, and more specifically its CEO Elon Musk, has been dropping hints for a while now that it proposes to open up the specifications of its Supercharger DC fast-charging standard for use by other manufacturers. An article yesterday in Engadget claimed Tesla was planning to reveal those designs--possibly involving

SAE J2954 Wireless Charging on track to make decision for WPT 2 (7.7kW) in January; planned commercialization in 2020

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Test results will be available in December to the SAE J2954 team with the purpose to help find consensus on the standardization of WPT 2.

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European Commission wants biofuel standards

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Biofuels must deliver substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and should not come from wetlands, nature protection areas and forests – that’s the standard the European Commission wants to see implemented by governments and industry. The rules [.].

Calls for modification of Renewable Fuel Standard

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The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) should be modified and not repealed: that is the verdict of researchers at the University of Illinois.