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Anti-Environment El Segundo Newspaper @LATimes Spins Climate Destruction Story To Ignore Impact On Front Line Communities & Youth #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Bimbo Bakeries USA orders 5 Motiv all-electric EPIC-equipped step vans; delivery in Q3 2019

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Motiv Power Systems announced a five-vehicle purchase order from Bimbo Bakeries USA, the US business of Mexico City-based Grupo Bimbo. The vehicles will feature Motiv’s all-electric EPIC 6 chassis (based on the popular Ford F-59 platform) with step van bodies built by Utilimaster Corporation.

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Ford makes $500M minority investment in Rivian; next-gen Ford EV on Rivian skateboard

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Ford Motor Company has made a $500-million minority equity investment in electric vehicle maker Rivian ( earlier post ).

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Ford invests $500M in Rivian to tackle Tesla, future electric vehicles

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Electric vehicle company Rivian announced on Wednesday that Ford has invested $500 million in it, in return for Rivian's help developing a new electric Ford model. Rivian recently took $700 million in investment from Amazon and others. Rivian reportedly held talks with General Motors earlier in the year. Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe told Bloomberg at. F-150 Rivian

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Top five cars made in England

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@LATimes Passes On Covering Earth Day. Publisher Says, “We Can’t Monetize The Climate Crisis So I Urge Readers Not To Worry About It And Just Attend The LA Times Food Bowl & Buy Tickets To My E-Sports Venture.”

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Comprehensive @Sammy_Roth Piece In Today’s @LATimes On Obscene @SCE Money Grab For Guaranteed 17% Profit Leaves Out Obvious & Best Solution For Public #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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As Our Climate Burns To A Crisp, I’m Going Out Groovin’ The Blues With Finnigan, Lynch, Gadson & Abraham Laboriel At The Write Off Room

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As Idiocracy reigns here in the #AgeOfStupid, salvation can still be found at The Write Off Room in a Woodland Hills. Tell them the Greenius sent you. environment

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Hyundai Motor Group introduces industry-first smartphone-based EV performance control technology; blockchain

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed smartphone-EV pairing-based performance adjustment technology which allows users to customize primary functions through a smartphone application—an industry-first innovation.

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Number of vehicles in the United States: Did we reach the peak in 2006?

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by Michael Sivak. In a recent article , I examined changes in distance driven in the United States during the period from 1984 through 2017. Distance driven per person reached a maximum in 2004. While this rate has been on a rebound since 2013, the 2017 rate is still down from 2004 by 5.2%.

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Eni and FCA develop A20: 15% methanol, 5% ethanol high-octane gasoline blend

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Within the scope of an agreement signed in November 2017 ( earlier post ), Eni and FCA have developed “A20”, a new fuel with a low level of emissions due to its 15% methanol and 5% bio-ethanol alcohol content.

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CESifo: EVs not the best option for reduction in on-road CO2 in Germany given power mix

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According to a new study published by the ifo Institue Center for Economic Studies (CESifo) in Germany, EVs will barely help cut CO 2 emissions in the country over the coming years, as the introduction of electric vehicles does not necessarily lead to a reduction in CO 2 emissions from road traffic given the current power generation mix. The researchers carried out their calculations based on a Mercedes-Benz C 220 d diesel and the new Tesla Model 3. Electricity production in Germany, 2018.

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Dot Transportation deploys Orange EV electric yard truck at California distribution center

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Orange EV and Dot Transportation, Inc., a subsidiary of Dot Foods, Inc., the largest food industry redistributor in North America, announced the deployment of an Orange EV T-Series battery-electric terminal truck at Dot’s operation in Modesto, CA.

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New organic cathode for high performance solid-state sodium-ion battery

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Solid-state sodium-ion batteries are safer than conventional lithium-ion batteries, which pose a risk of fire and explosions, but their performance has been too weak to offset the safety advantages.

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Toyota introduces new 2020 Highlander and hybrid at New York International Auto Show; TNGA-K platform

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Toyota introduced the next-generation three-row 2020 Highlander SUV at the New York International Auto Show. Arriving in Toyota dealerships in winter, the Highlander gasoline model will arrive in December 2019 and the Highlander Hybrid will make its way to customers in February 2020.

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Buick launches electric VELITE 6 MAV in China

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Buick has launched the VELITE 6 MAV electric vehicle in China.

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ZF introducing new 170 kW electric drive with functional safety for commercial vehicles

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ZF is introducing a new electric central drive for buses and medium-duty trucks. Developed in China, with future production planned there, the new unit is designed to meet the particular conditions of the Chinese market and the requirements of vehicle manufacturers there.

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Volkswagen LCA highlights carbon benefits of EV vs diesel on Golf: 119 vs 140 g CO2/km; ID. family to reduce footprint

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Grove Hydrogen Automotive and State Government of Minas Gerais Brazil announce hydrogen vehicle cooperation program

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Grove Hydrogen Automotive Co. signed a cooperation agreement with the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil to proceed with the production and distribution of Grove hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for Brazil. Much like China, Brazil is a country rich in geographic resources.

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Adamas: lithium usage for EV batteries up 76% year-over-year in February 2019

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Shifting cathode chemistries and strong BEV/PHEV sales relative to HEV sales driving accelerated deployment of lithium.

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Columbia team uses boron nitride nano-coating to stabilize solid electrolytes in Li metal batteries

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A Columbia Engineering team led by Yuan Yang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, has developed a new method for safely prolonging battery life by inserting a nano-coating of boron nitride (BN) to stabilize solid electrolytes in lithium metal batteries.

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Toyota, Kenworth, POLA and CARB unveil next-gen heavy-duty fuel-cell truck; ZANZEFF

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Toyota, Kenworth, the Port of Los Angeles and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unveiled the first of Toyota and Kenworth’s jointly developed fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks during a special event held at the Port of Los Angeles.

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TRI-AD, Maxar Technologies, NTT DATA collaborate to build high-definition maps for autonomous vehicles from space

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Cornell team develops new inexpensive stereo-camera method to detect objects for self-driving cars; pseudo-LiDAR

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Cornell researchers have shown that using two inexpensive cameras on either side of a vehicle’s windshield can detect objects with nearly LiDAR’s accuracy and at a fraction of the cost. The LiDAR sensors currently used to detect 3D objects in the paths of autonomous cars are bulky, ugly, expensive, energy-inefficient—and highly accurate. These sensors are affixed to cars’ roofs, where they increase wind drag, a particular disadvantage for electric cars.

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Dana and Motiv Power collaborate on integration of all-electric Spicer e-Axle on Ford Super Duty F-550 chassis

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Dana Incorporated and Motiv Power Systems are collaborating to integrate Dana’s Spicer Electrified eS9000r e-Axle on the Ford F-550 chassis for use in commercial fleet applications. By replacing the traditional mechanical driveline with an electric motor integrated directly into the vehicle’s differential housing, the e-Axle provides greater design flexibility for battery placement and truck body attachment.

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UCSD researchers improve method to recycle and renew used cathodes from Li-ion batteries via eutectic molten salts

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Researchers at the University of California San Diego have improved their recycling process that regenerates degraded cathodes from spent lithium-ion batteries.

IEA: key oil trends 2018

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Total OECD annual production of crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), and refinery feedstocks increased by 10.3%

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University College Dublin Study finds Prius IV hybrids drive >60% of the time in zero-emissions mode under Irish conditions

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Electrify America collaborating with nine additional companies to host more than 30 ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations

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Electrify America announced collaborations with nine additional companies to host more than 30 ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations across the US. The companies, ranging from popular grocery store chains to retail shopping centers, will help expand the availability of electric vehicle DC fast charging for customers who drive or are considering purchasing an EV.

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U-M study: Induced driving miles could overwhelm potential energy-saving benefits of connected, self-driving cars

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The benefits of connected, self-driving cars (CAVs) will likely induce vehicle owners to drive more, and those extra miles could partially or completely offset the potential energy-saving benefits that automation may provide, according to a new University of Michigan study.

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Solar-boosted Sono Sion electric car will be made in Sweden at former Saab plant

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German automaker hopeful Sono Motors announced last week that it intends to assemble its solar-assisted electric car, the Sion, at the former home of Saab Automobile in Trollhättan, Sweden. The now defunct automaker Saab nearly always could be counted on to take the unconventional—if not downright eccentric—route in design. solar

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Allison introduces new AXE Series e-axles for MD, HD trucks; in Peterbilt 579EV Class 8 EV for testing

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Allison Transmission, a global leader in medium- and heavy-duty propulsion solutions for commercial vehicles, introduced the new AXE Series e-axle systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks at the Advanced Clean Technology (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, CA. A fully integrated electric powertrain system designed to fit inside a standard frame along the axles of commercial trucks; the AXE Series features electric motors, a 2-speed gearbox, oil coolers and pumps.

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Allison unveils compact electric propulsion solution for low-floor bus applications; partners with Alexander Dennis

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Allison Transmission introduced the new ABE Series, the first e-axle advanced ultra-low floor electric bus powertrain system in the market, at the Advanced Clean Technology Expo in Long Beach, CA. The ABE Series e-axles are one of the world’s most powerful and compact fully integrated electric axles for the transit bus market, Allison says.

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Mercedes-Benz showcases EQC, announces EQB electric SUVs at Shanghai show, new DENZA PHEV/EV

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At Auto Shanghai 2019, Mercedes-Benz is premiering the close-to-production show car Concept GLB and the Mercedes-AMG A 35 L 4MATIC developed exclusively for China. Alongside the Concept GLB are the battery-powered EQC (electricity consumption combined: 20.8 – 19.7

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Mazda starts US pre-orders for diesel 2019 Mazda CX-5

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Mazda Motor Corporation announced at the New York International Auto Show that it has begun accepting pre-orders for the diesel-powered 2019 Mazda CX-5 in the US market. It is the first time Mazda has offered a diesel-powered passenger car in the US market.

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RoboSense launches Smart Sensor System at Shanghai Auto Show

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RoboSense has teamed up with partners Horizon Robotics, Cainiao Network, Sensible 4, and AutoX to launch the Smart Sensor System (SSS) designed for four key smart transportation vehicle applications: autonomous passenger cars; low-speed autonomous vehicles; high-speed RoboTaxis; and V2R (Vehicle to Road infrastructure).

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