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Inmotive introduces efficient two-speed transmission for EVs

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Inmotive, a Canadian-based automotive supplier, has launched its patented Ingear two-speed transmission. Invented and designed for the next generation of electric vehicles, the Ingear features a simple and durable design that enables a more efficient powertrain, with extended range, at lower cost.

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Musk: Battery plan will enable $25,000 Tesla due in 2023

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Tuesday suggested that the carmaker will be able to produce a “compelling” $25,000 car with fully autonomous driving capability in three years.

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Daimler reveals long-haul hydrogen fuel-cell semi for series production in late 2020s

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After confirming earlier this year that it would end fuel-cell development for passenger cars to focus on commercial trucks, Daimler on Thursday unveiled a long-haul fuel-cell semi truck that will begin customer trials in 2023. The Mercedes-Benz GenH2 is based on the brand's current Actros semi.

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New Volkswagen ID.4: VW’s first fully electric SUV

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Introducing Volkswagen’s first fully electric driven SUV

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Ford confirms construction of Rouge EV center to be home of electric F-150; production by mid-2022

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Ford celebrated the production start of the all-new F-150 at the Ford Rouge Center and confirmed construction of the new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center where it will build the all-electric F-150 by mid-2022. Rendering of the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.

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Bosch and Weichai Power boost efficiency of Weichai truck diesel engines from 46% to 50%

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Bosch and Weichai Power have increased the efficiency of Weichai truck diesel engines from their current level of roughly 46% to 50%. In increasing the efficiency by four percentage points, we have jointly reached a new milestone.

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Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, in partnership with ElectReon and Dan Bus Company, launches electric road pilot

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Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, in partnership with ElectReon and Dan Bus Company, has launched a pilot project to install wireless electric roads for charging public transportation in the city.

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Denyo and Toyota jointly develop and start verification tests for fuel cell power supply vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity

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Denyo Co., and Toyota Motor Corporation have jointly developed a fuel cell power supply vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity. As a leading manufacturer of mobile (portable) generators, Denyo will work with Toyota to start verification tests with the aim of commercializing it.

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Virtual Peaker partners with Fermata Energy to bring V2G bi-directional vehicle charging technology to utilities

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Virtual Peaker and Fermata Energy are partnering to integrate Fermata Energy’s vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology with Virtual Peaker’s cloud-based residential energy demand response platform used by utilities across the country. Fermata Energy V2X bi-directional charger.

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Neste and Shell sign agreement to increase the supply of sustainable aviation fuel

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Anticipating increasing desire from airlines to reduce emissions, Neste and Shell Aviation have entered into a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply agreement. This agreement significantly increases the supply and availability of SAF for the aviation industry with effect from October 2020.

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Walmart to electrify fleet by 2040

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Walmart will electrify and zero-out emissions from all of its vehicles, including long-haul trucks, by 2040, as part of its current goal to become a “regenerative company”. Walmart announced it is targeting zero emissions across the company’s global operations by 2040.

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Corvus Energy to supply batteries for five new electric ferries

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Corvus Energy has been selected by Holland Ship Electric to supply lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) for five new all-electric ferries being built by Holland Shipyards Group, a total system integrator of electric systems for the global marine market, for Amsterdam’s municipal public transport provider, GVB.

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Novozymes launches Fiberex platform for conversion of corn fiber to ethanol

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Novozymes launched Fiberex, a comprehensive platform based on novel enzymes and yeast strains to convert corn fiber into ethanol. Fiberex is specifically aimed at breaking down tough fibers in the corn, providing producers with greater operational flexibility.

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BMW Group Plant Leipzig to start battery module production in 2021

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The BMW Group is further expanding its Germany-based production capacities for electric drives. From 2021, the Leipzig plant will also produce battery modules for the high-voltage batteries of the BMW Group’s electrified vehicles.

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Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant to start series production of the eActros in 2021

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Series production of the Mercedes-Benz eActros heavy-duty truck is due to start in 2021 at the Wörth plant, alongside the existing manufacture of trucks with combustion engines. The electric truck models are set to be assembled alongside trucks with conventional drives in a flexible process.

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Volkswagen of America unveils the 2021 ID.4 electric SUV

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Volkswagen of America revealed the all-new ID.4 electric SUV—the brand’s first long-range EV to be sold in the US.

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Eaton modifies Twin Vortices Series for fuel cell module applications

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Power management company Eaton announced that its Twin Vortices Series (TVS) technology has proven to be an integral component in hydrogen fuel cell modules, which benefit from the precise air flow control offered by the TVS unit to operate at peak efficiency.

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California will ban the sale of gasoline vehicles by 2035

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California governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday morning signed an executive order that will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars in the state by 2035.

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Airbus releases three hydrogen-powered concepts for zero-emission aircraft by 2035; ZEROe

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Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035.

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Volkswagen aims to sell 500,000 ID.4 electric crossovers annually by 2025

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The ID.4 electric crossover isn’t just the first of Volkswagen’s dedicated mass-production EVs to be available in the U.S., or the first electric SUV from VW. Although Volkswagen had given some early indications that the ID.3, which won’t be offered in the U.S.,

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Tesla seeking 56% cut in $/kWh, $25K EV in three years through manufacturing and design innovations

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Elon Musk used Tesla’s much-anticipated Battery Day presentation not to disclose some super cell, but to outline an aggressive, comprehensive and radically innovative approach to battery design, manufacturing and vehicle integration that he projected will result in a 56% reduction in cost/kWh and a $25,000 electric vehicle in about three years.

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LiquidPiston receives SBIR grant to develop X-Engine as hybrid-electric platform for UAVs

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LiquidPiston, Inc., a developer of advanced rotary internal combustion engines for diesel and jet fuels ( earlier post ), received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant from the US Army for the development of its X-Engine as a hybrid-electric propulsion platform for UAVs.

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Monthly changes in key transportation indexes

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Developed and updated by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Last updated on September 23, 2020. The changes are in percent relative to the corresponding month in 2019.

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Mitsubishi introducing PHEV version of redesigned Eclipse Cross; 2nd MMC PHEV on market

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) released a first look at the redesigned Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the next step in the company’s commitment to delivering a showroom full of new and extensively redesigned vehicles in the United States by the second quarter of 2021.

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IHS Markit: average cost of lithium-ion battery cell to fall below $100/kWh in 2023

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The average cost of a Li-ion battery cell—used to power electric vehicles and to provide flexibility in the power grid as more renewables, such as solar and wind, are added will fall below $100 per kilowatt hour (kWh) in the next three years, according to a new analysis by IHS Markit. The average cost of a li-ion cell is expected to decline further through the end of the decade, to as low as $73/kWh in 2030. The average cost of a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery has already fallen 82% from 2012-2020.

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SK Innovation accelerates hiring at its first US-based EV battery site in Georgia

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With the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and City of Commerce, SK Innovation plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two electric vehicle battery plants being built in Commerce, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta.

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NFI begins piloting Volvo VNR Electric heavy-duty trucks in Southern California

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Volvo Trucks North America announced today that third-party supply chain solutions provider NFI began piloting two Volvo VNR Electric trucks as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project, becoming the third company to deploy its battery-electric trucks.

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2021 VW ID.4 revealed: 250-mile electric SUV starts at $41,490

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Volkswagen has been teasing its mass-market electric vehicles as being “for the millions, not millionaires.” ” And as it’s shaping up, the VW ID.4

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Phoenix Motorcars, EasyMile win grant for development of first FMVSS-compliant autonomous shuttle bus in US

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The city of Houston is set to receive the first Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Buy America-compliant mid-size autonomous bus in the US.

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2021 VW ID.4 will include 3 years of unlimited Electrify America fast charging

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Electrify America announced Monday that owners of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 electric car will get three years of unlimited DC fast charging on its network. Scheduled to be unveiled Wednesday, the ID.4

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Tula presenting diesel Dynamic Skip Fire technology at Future Diesel Powertrain Summit in Shanghai

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Tula Technology is presenting its diesel Dynamic Skip Fire (dDSF) technology ( earlier post ) at the 4 th Future Diesel Powertrain Summit China 2020 on 24-25 September 2020 in Shanghai, China.

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MZK Pi?a buying five Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses

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Solaris has won a tender announced by the public transport operator Miejski Zak?ad ad Komunikacyjny (MZK) in Pi?a a for the supply of five Urbino 12 electric buses including the charging infrastructure. The deliveries will be completed in April 2022.

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EMT Madrid places a third order with Irizar e-mobility making a total of 55 Irizar electric buses in fleet

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Irizar e-mobility has signed a new contract with the Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (EMT Madrid) to supply 20 electric 12-meter Irizar ie buses. This is the third order from EMT Madrid for Irizar electric vehicles.

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Ricardo report supports vehicle to infrastructure connectivity deployment

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Momentum is growing for wider scale deployment of vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication technologies in both vehicles and road infrastructure.

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2021 Volkswagen ID.4: Up close and inside the electric SUV for the masses

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by Brian Wong The covers have now been taken off of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4, via a YouTube reveal held this morning. And earlier this week Green Car Reports got an up-close look inside and around the pre-production version of the electric crossover to see how it stacks up in the flesh.

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Enel enters public transit electrification market in US; partners with MassCEC for electric bus fleet

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Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, has been awarded two grants by the Accelerating Clean Transportation Now (ACTNow) program through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC).

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Faster US transition to EVs will save 6,300 lives and $185 billion by 2050, study projects

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For all the challenges Americans have faced in 2020, from the dangers of pollution during a lung-related pandemic to the smoky haze of forest fires in the West, this might prove to be the year in which a wider swath of the population became more aware about the dangers of air pollution And from that awareness, as a report released by the American.

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