2017

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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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Big energy hugely underestimates electric cars, renewable power

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Mass adoption of electric cars and renewable energy could significantly decrease global consumption of fossil fuels. But does the established energy industry view these new developments as a threat? In a recent report, ExxonMobil said coal could continue to provide the majority of the world's electricity-generation capacity in 2040, and that.

2017 47

The top five compact executive saloons

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Once upon a time executive saloons were the reserve of their namesake – the executive. However, thanks to ever-more affordable finance deals, compact.

2017 27

Volvo Cars to introduce 3-cylinder FWD PHEV in 2018, BEVs & 48V mild hybrid in 2019; Modular Electrification Platform

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Volvo Cars will introduce a front-wheel drive (FWD), 3-cylinder engine variant of its Twin Engine plug-in hybrid electric vehicle system in 2018, followed by its first production battery-electric vehicles and a new 48V mild hybrid system in 2019, according to Mats Anderson, Senior Director of Electric Propulsion Systems.

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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 Bottom : E-mobility product portfolio.

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GKN, SDS begin production of all-wheel drive disconnect system in China; up to 4% improvement in fuel economy

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The system will initially feature on the Jeep Renegade built for the Chinese market by GAC Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Co.,

2017 46

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots: our question on electric car update

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But until now, we've heard almost nothing about the 2018 Nissan Leaf. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) youtube

2017 47

Wind energy capacity in Europe now exceeds total coal output

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While homeowners are more familiar with photovoltaic solar panels, large-scale wind power is an increasingly important part of the growth in renewable energy. For the first time, the total installed capacity of wind energy in Europe now exceeds the total output of electric powerplants fueled with coal. And that imbalance is likely to grow as more.

2017 46

Siemens reports successful full load tests of additively manufactured CM247 gas turbine blades

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Furthermore, Siemens tested a new blade design with a completely revised and improved internal cooling geometry manufactured using the AM technology.

2017 46

Groupe Renault acquires PVI, a specialist in the electrification of Light Commercial Vehicles

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PVI has previously worked with Groupe Renault on the development and electrification of the upcoming Renault Master Z.E. Earlier post.). Master Z.E.

2017 46

Leaseplan profits grow as private leasing soars in UK, Netherlands and Belgium

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Leaseplan, a global leader in fleet management and driver mobility, has published its headline annual results for 2016 and the future looks bright. I.

2017 24

Using Plugless Power's wireless charging with Nissan Leaf: video

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Wireless charging for electric cars has been discussed for some time, but at last it is close to becoming a more realistic option for drivers.

2017 47

How much have electric-car battery costs fallen? This much!

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High costs of lithium-ion battery cells have been one of the main hindrances to large-scale electric-car adoption, as they typically lead to higher purchase prices for electric cars than comparable internal-combustion models. But electric-car battery prices are falling fast, according to one recent study. Global Trends in Renewable Energy, calls.

2017 47

Shell fuel stations in U.K., Netherlands to add electric-car charging

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Electric cars are often touted as a way to avoid gas stations. But electric-car drivers in certain European countries will soon be going to them to charge. That's because a pair of European oil companies plan to add electric-car charging at certain fuel stations. CHECK OUT: Electric-Car Charging Station At Gas Station In Tar-Sands Land (Nov 2014).

2017 46

Velocys establishes strategic alliance with TRI for gasification systems for BTL plants

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TRI), establishing a strategic alliance. lowest-cost, most readily-available waste biomass). The agreement is not exclusive on either party.

2017 46

GKN Driveline providing eTransmission to StreetScooter electric vans

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GKN Driveline is supplying its innovative electric drive technology to StreetScooter , the electric vehicle company owned by Deutsche Post DHL Group.

2017 46

Electric-car batteries: $100 per kwh before 2020, $80 soon after?

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Modern electric cars have developed to the point where range itself may become less of an issue than the cost of providing it. Automakers can create longer-range electric cars simply by installing larger battery packs, but that adds significant cost tot he car's single priciest component. Just ask Tesla, which sells multiple versions of its Model.

2017 45

Hard parts supplier Rheinmetall Automotive expects electrification to account for more than half of sales in 2020

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Rheinmetall Automotive AG is the management company of the Automotive sector of Germany’s Rheinmetall Group. Sales amounted to around €2.6

2017 46

Jato Dynamics: global auto sales up 5.6% in 2016, SUVs continue to surge

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Global automotive industry sales rose 5.6% in 2016 to 84.24 million units (LCVs and passenger cars), according to data released by JATO Dynamics.

2017 45

Why liquid hydrogen may make sense for airplanes, replacing jet fuel

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If you want to find a major source of transportation-related emissions, just look up. Aviation currently accounts for around 2 percent of global carbon emissions, and many analysts believe its share could triple by the middle of the century if projected growth in air travel occurs. But finding alternatives to fossil fuels has proven much more.

2017 43

Will 3-wheeled so-called 'autocycles' break out this year? We're skeptical

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Three-wheel Fuel Economy youtube Threewheeler federal government Elio Motors

2017 47

ContractHireAndLeasing.com Car of the Year Awards 2016/17: Winners announced

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A phenomenal amount of new cars have hit the roads over the last 12 months or so and once again, our dedicated panel of road testers and writers hav.

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Audi & FAW sign strategic growth plan for China; focus on electrification and digitalization; 5 more e-tron models

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Audi AG and FAW Group have crafted a strategic growth plan for China. We are starting the next phase of our joint growth path in China.

2017 46

Renault introduces two new electric light commercial vehicles

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At the Brussels Motorshow in Belgium, Renault Pro+ introduced two new electric light commercial vehicles—New Kangoo Z.E. and Master Z.E.—to

2017 46

Renault Trucks working with metal 3D printing to reduce engine size and weight

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This process has enabled us to reduce the weight of a 4-cylinder engine by 120 kg or 25%. It’s not just cosmetic. —Damien Lemasson.

2017 46

Renesas Electronics unveils RH850/V1R-M automotive radar solution for ADAS and autonomous driving vehicles

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This requires increased numbers of antennas and boosting of the signal processing performance. Each G3MH core achieves the performance of 3.2

2017 46

More solar energy was added in 2016 than natural gas or wind

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Renewable-energy growth has accelerated in 2016, but this may go down as a milestone year for one renewable-energy source in particular. Together, all renewable-energy sources are expected to account for 8 percent of U.S. electricity-generation capacity in 2017, according to the Department of Energy, and solar energy is responsible for most of.

2017 46

Achates Power building 2.7L opposed-piston light-duty engine; exceeding CAFE 2025, Tier 3 targets at lower cost

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six-piston) light-duty version of its opposed piston engine (OPE) in both diesel- and gasoline-fueled versions. feet). —Fabien Redon. OPGCI.

2017 46

AKASOL to provide Li-ion batteries for electric buses to Scandinavian OEM through 2030; up to 4,500 systems

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In total, the order includes the delivery of up to 4,500 battery systems—revenue on the order of up to some triple-digit million euro figure.

2017 45

All Dutch electric trains now running on 100-percent renewable energy

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While modern electric cars have only been available in large numbers for a few years, electric trains have been commonplace for some time. As with electric cars, the source of the electricity used to power these trains impacts their overall carbon footprint. The cleaner an energy source, the cleaner the vehicles it powers. DON'T MISS: Alstom.

2017 46

GM releases second Chevy Bolt EV autonomous driving video

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The Chevrolet Bolt EV may very well turn out to be a game-changing electric car in more ways than one.

2017 44

When can I buy a Chevy Bolt EV electric car? See state-by-state schedule

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Last month, the first Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars were sold in California's Silicon Valley. Electric-car advocates and buyers across the U.S. now want to know when they too can expect to take delivery of their 238-mile electric hatchbacks. And as numerous comments and e-mails from readers attest, some Chevy dealers don't seem to have a clue.

2017 45

Mythbusting the changes to salary sacrifice

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Following the Autumn Statement, a lot of people in the leasing community were feeling a bit concerned about everything from company car tax to salary.

2017 24

New Tesla Model S 100D version rated at 335 miles of electric range

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If anything, the pace of new Tesla model changes seem to have increased of late. Over the last year, a 60-kilowatt-hour battery option has reappeared, a new 100-kwh battery was launched, followed by a sequence of software updates to make it faster, and all Autopilot sensors were replaced with new hardware. Now, quietly, Tesla has launched a new.

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