March, 2017

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GKN Driveline develops new lightweight propshaft for Audi Q5; more compact, lighter, more efficient; MLB Evo

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GKN Driveline created a new lightweight, high-speed propshaft joint for the all-new Audi Q5. Refinement of the driveline has also improved.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric: first drive review of 124-mile electric car

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For the first six years of electric cars, from 2011 to 2016, we've had a variety of mass-priced cars with ranges of 62 to 107 miles.

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Top five safest new cars

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One of the (many) great perks of leasing a new car is it will come with all kinds of safety innovations and features which probably won’t be available

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Volvo CE unveils the next generation of its autonomous electric load carrier concept

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Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) presented the HX2 autonomous, battery-electric, load carrier at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017. The HX1 was proof of concept.

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Ricardo Energy & Environment launches real-world vehicle emissions monitoring service with individual vehicle identification in the UK

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The data recorded can be used to identify the most polluting vehicle types (i.e. Emissions Regulations

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Northvolt: $4 billion electric-car battery plant planned for Sweden by former Tesla execs

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Tesla is currently ramping up lithium-ion battery cell production at its U.S. Gigafactory" near Reno, Nevada. But the automaker has discussed plans for at least one additional Gigafactory, presumably to meet demand for battery cells related to large-scale electric-car production outside the U.S. While Tesla continues to mull that second battery.

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Kia introduces Niro Plug-in Hybrid crossover and Optima Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid at Geneva

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At the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Kia Motors unveiled four new models. Earlier post.) kWh high-capacity lithium-polymer battery pack.

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Renault Zoe electric-car owners can double their range by upgrading leased batteries

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When the updated 2017 Renault Zoe was unveiled last fall at the Paris auto show, it became one of the few electric cars whose range effectively doubled over its model life. Launched in 2012 with a 22-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery, the five-door subcompact hatchback had an effective range of 60 to 90 miles. That was essentially on par with that.

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NASA’s hybrid computer enables Raven’s autonomous docking capability

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Since NASA’s pre-Apollo days, the agency has successfully docked spacecraft while they speed through space. one in the family of SpaceCube products.

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California ARB votes to move forward with light-duty vehicle GHG and ZEV programs through 2025; cranking it up post-2025

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Earlier post.) Earlier post.) All agencies agreed to a Mid-Term Review of the feasibility of the standards for the end of the regulatory period.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid video drive review

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It's been said that the only global carmaker Toyota is really worried about is Hyundai. This is the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq. Videos

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Six new electric cars coming for 2018 and 2019

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The next couple of years promise to be quite interesting for electric cars. A minimum of six new models are expected in that time period, all promising ranges of 200 miles or more—which until a few months ago had been the exclusive province of Tesla Motors. The list includes two affordable 200-mile electric cars: the second-generation Nissan.

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30 cities join to explore $10 billion electric-car purchase

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While federal policies to reduce vehicular emissions of carbon dioxide are now back in the limelight, it's a different story on the state and local level. A group of 30 U.S. cities is discussing a major purchase of electric cars for their municipal fleets. The cities have jointly asked automakers for cost and feasibility estimates of providing.

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California ARB moves forward with climate and air quality actions

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The Board also approved the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s comprehensive air quality plan. emissions by more than 20%. SLCPs. Nichols.

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Maxwell Technologies to acquire Nesscap Energy for $23M; strengthens position in automotive, industrial, wind

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Maxwell Technologies and Nesscap Energy Inc., times annualized revenue based on Nesscap’s 9-month revenue ended 30 September 2016. The transaction.

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Year-long field testing finds electric buses with Toshiba wireless charger cut CO2 up to 60% compared to diesel

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Toshiba Corporation announced the results of year-long field tests of electric buses charged with its wireless rapid rechargeable battery system.

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Vattenfall may provide hydrogen for Preem large-scale biofuel project

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Preem, the largest fuel company in Sweden, and Vattenfall have concluded an agreement to investigate the potential Vattenfall’s providing of hydrogen gas in the large scale production of biofuel for the Swedish market. Vattenfall can provide hydrogen gas required for the production of drop-in biofuels. Many different solutions are also needed.

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CDP Technologies offering new gaseous fuels aftermarket cylinder head package for GM 6.0L engines

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CDP Technologies, the OEM sales division of Crazy Diamond Performance Inc., engines. —Kevin Fern, Co-Founder of CDP. Alloy A356 is a 7Si-0.3

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The oil industry doesn't care about electric cars: here's why

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It crops up in comments from electric-car advocates and clean-energy users fairly regularly. And it goes something like this: "Big Oil and Gas are on the verge of collapse, as clean energy and electric cars make them obsolete." Occasionally the sentiment is followed by an approving emoji. DON'T MISS: Electric cars pose little threat to oil demand.

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

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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. In combination with a nascent DC fast-charging infrastructure, it offers the possibility of much longer road trips powered solely by grid electricity. One early Bolt EV owner is.

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All-electric personal watercraft launch for quieter lake journeys

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Not all electric vehicles have wheels. Electric boats have actually been around for quite awhile, and now a California startup is trying to expand use of electric powertrains to another type of watercraft. Free Form Factory is partnering with Zero Motorcycles to use the motorcycle company's electric-powertrain components in a "stand-up personal.

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Porsche spent €2.2B on R&D in 2016; PHEVs, Mission E BEV, digitalization

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In FY 2016, Porsche spent €2.2 billion (US$2.4 billion) on R&D to prepare for mobility of the future with an emphasis on plug-in hybrid vehicles; the battery-electric Mission E vehicle; and overall digital transformation. Digitalization is more than an investment in the latest technologies. FY 2016 was the company’s most successful. billion. Brief

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MAHLE to acquire Spanish electronics specialist Nagares to bolster position in vehicle electronics

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MAHLE plans to take over Spanish electronics specialist Nagares SA. The purchase price will not be disclosed. The transaction is still subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. With 435 employees, the company achieved sales of approximately €70 million in 2015. Its customers include numerous international automobile manufacturers. Brief

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UC Berkeley EBI, Shell sign $25M partnership to fund new energy tech research

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UC Berkeley’s Energy Biosciences Institute has entered into a five-year research agreement with Shell International Exploration and Production to fund research that meets the growing demand for energy in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. —Shell chief technology officer Yuri Sebregts. Brief

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Novelis enters supply agreement with NIO to provide aluminum solutions for next-gen EVs

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Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, has expanded its automotive supply capabilities by signing an agreement with EV company NIO ( earlier post ), to provide innovative aluminum solutions for its fleet of smart, high-performance, premium electric vehicles. Earlier post.).

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Evonik and Forward Engineering establish joint venture VESTARO for automotive lightweight composites

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Evonik Industries and Forward Engineering have established the joint venture VESTARO GmbH. With this project, the two companies intend to drive forward the implementation of composite solutions for the industrial mass production of fiber composite components for the automotive industry. The joint venture is to be based in Munich. Brief

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Volvo Trucks and PATH successfully demo partially automated on-highway truck platooning in California; CACC

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In simulated “real world” conditions the three Volvo VNL tractors traveled at speeds of 55 mph (88.5 km/h) while keeping 50 feet (15.2 Resources.

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First 'release candidate' Tesla Model 3 driven: video posted by Elon Musk

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The news earlier this week that the Tesla Model 3 would skip its usual "beta" development phase came as a shock to the industry and even to Tesla fans. With no reported sitings to date of Model 3 development versions on the roads, that seemed a startling and risky thing for Tesla to do. Especially since the 200-plus-mile Model 3, starting at.

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Volvo Cars selects Aerovironment for its first custom global EV charging station

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AeroVironment announced its selection by Volvo Cars as the developer of Volvo Cars’ first custom global EV charging station. Incorporating customer design elements and branding specifically for Volvo Cars, this charging station can be conveniently wall mounted. Brief

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IFP Energies nouvelles launches DriveQuant start-up in the connected mobility sector

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IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) is launching a dedicated start-up: DriveQuant. The company will develop and market a range of web services, launched last September under the brand of the same name, covering energy analysis, coaching, eco-driving and safety. The market for services associated with connected vehicles is expanding rapidly. Brief

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Half of Norway's new-car sales are now hybrids or electrics

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Norway has achieved yet another milestone in electric-car sales. The Scandinavian country may be the friendliest for electric cars in the world, thanks to a combination of aggressive incentives, well-developed charging infrastructure, and a citizenry committed to lowering carbon emissions. Thanks to this unique array of circumstances, electric.

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Volvo Trucks introducing OTA remote programming for trucks

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Volvo Trucks North America is expanding its connected vehicle services with new Remote Programming to increase truck uptime, reduce downtime costs, and improve vehicle efficiency, all through powertrain software and parameter updates. Improving the availability of trucks equates to more money. Brief

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Chevron-led consortium executes Mexico deepwater contract

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An international consortium operated by Chevron Corporation’s subsidiary, Chevron Energía de Mexico, S de R.L. de C.V., signed an exploration contract with Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH), representing the Mexican government, for Block 3 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. bid round. Brief

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2018 Nissan Leaf: more spy shots of electric car's second generation

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The more camouflaged spy shots that emerge of a car being tested on public roads, the closer it likely is to being introduced. After seven years of the first-generation Nissan Leaf electric car, a redesign is due—some might say overdue. Now we have a second set of spy shots of the 2018 Leaf being tested, indicating a likely unveiling this.

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