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Volkswagen launches “Electric for All” campaign, demos rolling chassis of MEB

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Volkswagen is launching its “Electric for All” campaign—a strategic effort to put attractive electric vehicles at affordable prices on the road, paving the way for the breakthrough of electric vehicles.

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Volkswagen Group expands production in China; four new factories opened; SUVs and electromobility

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With the opening of three new FAW-Volkswagen vehicle plants at three locations—in Qingdao, Foshan and Tianjin—as well as the Volkswagen FAW Platform Tianjin Branch component plant, the Volkswagen Group is strengthening its localization strategy in China.

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Audi e-tron electric crossover debuts to battle Tesla

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And finally, there is Audi. Late Monday night, the German luxury maker debuted took to the stage in San Francisco with its long-awaited, first volume battery-electric vehicle, a five-seat midsize crossover utility to be known simply as e-tron. It also opened reservations and will allow customers to configure the car, requiring a refundable $1,000

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Do drivers REALLY want to be seen to be green?

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12 years ago, an episode of South Park entitled ‘Smug Alert!’ aired

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Climate Crisis Accelerates As @JerryBrownGov Ignores Supposed “Last Chance” Now It’s #GavinNewsomeTime #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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George Skelton @LATimes Has His Head Up His Ass On Climate – What Else Is New? #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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@JerryBrownGov We Don’t Need Your Damn Satellite To See Today’s Climate Victims Here On The Ground In The Harbor Area Or In Kern County #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Even With Fossil Flaws, California is USA’s Last Desperate Climate Action Hope #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Time To Fine Hitler’s Favorite Car Company, @VW Out Of Business #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Geely Auto’s flagship Bo Rui GE hybrid selected as part of China’s diplomatic fleet; 48V MHEV or PHEV

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Geely Auto’s flagship B-segment hybrid sedan Bo Rui GE has been selected as an official diplomatic concierge vehicle by the Beijing Service Bureau for Diplomatic Missions. The Bo Rui GE comes in either a MHEV 48V mild hybrid or full PHEV plug-in hybrid version.

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SoCalGas to offer renewable natural gas at its fueling stations for the first time

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Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) will soon begin using renewable natural gas for the first time at the 25 utility-owned natural gas vehicle fueling stations across its service territory, as well as at six fueling stations in the San Diego area.

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DOE to renew JCESR for advanced battery research; $120M over 5 years

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) will renew the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research ( JCESR ), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub led by Argonne National Laboratory and focused on advancing battery science and technology ( earlier post ).

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BMW iNEXT concept

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At the BMW AG Annual General Meeting in May 2018, Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management at the BMW Group, said that the iNext would provide its building blocks for the future, from which the entire company and all of its brands are set to benefit.

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LowCVP LCA study finds matching battery size with vehicle use is crucial for the environment

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Volvo Trucks presents Vera autonomous electric vehicle for future transport solutions

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Volvo Trucks unveiled Vera : an autonomous, electric vehicle that can operate with significantly less exhaust emissions and low noise levels. Vera is controlled and monitored via a cloud-based service, and has the potential to make transportation safer, cleaner and more efficient.

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Mercedes-Benz HD electric truck eActros entering practical customer trials; Hermes first of 20

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks is starting practical trials for its all-electric heavy-duty eActros truck. The retail and logistics service provider Hermes is the first of 20 customers in different sectors who will integrate the electric truck into their fleets.

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Revolve Technologies shows new PCB-based fuel cell range extender

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UK-based Revolve Technologies has revealed the successful completion of a project to develop novel fuel cell technology using printed circuit board (PCB) construction (PCBFC). This is the first time that a PCB-based fuel cell has been developed for use in an automotive environment.

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Daimler and Bosch jointly premiere Automated Valet Parking in China

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Daimler and Bosch announced the successful premiere of their joint Automated Valet Parking pilot in Beijing.

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Audi e-tron premium electric SUV debuts; starting at $74,800 in US; delivery Q2 2019; reservations open

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Audi unveiled its all-electric Audi e-tron mid-size SUV—its first fully electric production model—in an event in San Francisco.

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Ford S-MAX and Galaxy now feature advanced EcoBlue diesel engines; new eight-speed automatic gearbox for ACC with Stop & Go

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In Europe, Ford has enhanced the S-MAX sports activity vehicle and Galaxy people mover to deliver more fuel efficiency, performance and refinement.

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Bombardier Transportation presents a new battery-operated train

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Bombardier Transportation has introduced a new battery-operated train: the BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 train. The new battery-operated train is the first of its kind to enter passenger operation in Europe in more than 60 years.

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Two Alstom hydrogen trains enter passenger service in Lower Saxony; 14 more ordered

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Alstom held a world premiere event on Sunday celebrating its Coradia iLint hydrogen fuel cell train ( earlier post ) rolling into service in Lower Saxony, Germany. From today onwards, two such trains will enter commercial service according to a fixed timetable.

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New Mercedes-Benz GLE features 48V active suspension system

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The new Mercedes-Benz GLE features a number of significant innovations, including the 48V active suspension system E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL—a world first. Driving assistance systems take another step forward with Active Stop-and-Go Assist.

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MAHLE developing portfolio of solutions for fuel cell drives in commercial vehicles

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MAHLE is developing a modular fuel cell systems portfolio focused on commercial vehicles, based on its current range of components. This is helping to reduce technological barriers and improve the suitability of vehicles with fuel cell drives for the mass market.

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GlobalData: growing global electric vehicle market will more than double lithium demand over the next 5 years

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Data and analytics company GlobalData forecasts that the demand for lithium needed for the production of lithium-ion batteries for use in EVs will more than double from 26.7kt in 2018 to 58.3kt in 2022. According to GlobalData, the global EV market is expected to grow at a substantial CAGR of 15.6%

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NVIDIA introduces DRIVE AGX DevKit: open, scalable platform for autonomous driving

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At GTC Japan, NVIDIA introduced the NVIDIA DRIVE AGX Xavier Developer Kit, a platform for building autonomous driving systems. This open, scalable software and hardware solution enables companies to seamlessly develop and test customized autonomous driving technology, streamlining production.

2018 86

Volkswagen, HP, GKN developing HP Metal Jet 3D printing for automotive mass-production

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Volkswagen, in partnership with HP and GKN Powder Metallurgy, is the first automotive manufacturer using the “HP Metal Jet” process in propduction.

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ZF to launch dual pinion steering systems in China; Electric Power Steering for enhanced safety and automated driving

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ZF has secured contracts for its dual pinion steering systems with three domestic Chinese manufacturers. ZF’s pinion drive electric steering system delivers enhanced fuel economy, advanced functions and will be a key contributor to automated driving.

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Audi launches electrification offensive; 12 EVs by 2025; 4 e-platforms

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With the world premiere of the Audi e-tron Monday night in San Francisco, Audi also marked the launch of its electrification offensive. By 2025 Audi will offer twelve automobiles with all-electric drive in the most important markets worldwide and achieve roughly one-third of its sales with electrified models. The SUVs in this portfolio include the e-tron and the e-tron Sportback debuting in 2019. A series of models with classic body layouts such as Avant and Sportback will also be available.

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SLAC, Berkeley Lab X-rays uncover a hidden property that leads to failure in lithium iron phosphate

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X-ray experiments at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have revealed that the pathways lithium ions take through lithium iron phosphate are more complex than previously thought. The results correct more than two decades worth of assumptions about the material and will help improve battery design, potentially leading to a new generation of lithium-ion batteries.

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TRATON AG and Hino to join forces in e-mobility, plan to establish procurement JV

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TRATON AG—formerly Volkswagen Truck & Bus—and Hino Motors Ltd. announced new details on their strategic partnership, announced earlier this year ( earlier post ). Both partners have agreed on two strategic initiatives: to join forces in e-mobility and the plan to establish a procurement joint venture. In e-mobility, TRATON and Hino plan to share their development efforts and market products in shorter time.

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U Hawaii team studies characteristics and stability of drop-in NERF biofuel replacements for NATO marine diesel

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A variety of drop-in replacement biofuels—catalytic hydrothermal conversion diesel (CHCD-76), synthesized isoparaffin (SIP-76), and hydroprocessed renewable diesel (HRD-76)—have been produced in sufficient quantity and supplied to the US Navy for blending with the traditional naval diesel NATO F-76. Now, Jinxia Fu and Scott Q. Turn at the University of Hawaii report on the storage and oxidation stabilities of SIP-76, CHCD-76, and their blends with F-76.

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