Crowdsourcing air pollution measurements: iSPEX-EU 2015

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iSPEX-EU is organized as part of the EU-funded project LIGHT2015 and is one of the many activities running during the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015, a worldwide celebration of light and light-based technologies this year.

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BMW wins overall International Engine of Year 2015 for hybrid drive system in i8 PHEV

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The other winners from the International Engine of the Year Awards 2015 were: International Engine of the Year Awards 2015. The prize-winners were presented with their awards on Wednesday, 17 June 2015, against the backdrop of the Engine Expo trade fair in Stuttgart.

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Toyota updates hybrid LMP1 racer for 2015

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Toyota has updated its championship-winning LMP1 racer for 2015 with new aerodynamics, revised front end including crash structure and new suspension kinematics to optimize tire usage, plus additional weight saving. TS040 for 2015.

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This Is Why You Don’t Take Money From Oil Companies For Your Schools

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When Chevron, or Phillips 66, or ExxonMobil or E&B oil companies give schools and nonprofits funding money they do it for one reason only. To pay them to shut up.

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Mercedes AMG PETRONAS unveils 2015 F1 W06 Hybrid

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The Mercedes AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team unveiled its 2015 Formula One World Championship challenger, the F1 W06 Hybrid, ahead of the first day of pre-season testing at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain. It’s very much a case of evolution rather than revolution in 2015.

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First drive: Volkswagen 2015 Golf SportWagen

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2015 Golf SportWagen. With the entry of the new 2015 Golf SportWagen, Volkswagen of America is bringing some dynamic and reasonably priced fuel-efficient verve to the non-luxury wagon segment in the US. Click to enlarge.

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What’s In It For Me?

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I was in Carson California last month at their City Council meeting to speak on behalf of the resolution I asked them to pass to approve participating in a feasibility study on community choice aggregation (CCA). .

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2015 Volkswagen e-Golf: What We Like & Don’t Like, After First Drive

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Six-Month Road Test long-term 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Six-Month Road TestUp until now, our experience with the Volkswagen e-Golf—the all-electric version of the VW Golf—has been a series of cursory encounters. In a short first drive last spring, followed by another city-loop drive, and then a brief-but-telling back-to-back drive with the Golf TDI, we found the e-Golf to be a surprisingly complete.

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Here Lies Hermosa Beach – Truth Takes a Holiday In The City’s Massive Honesty FAIL

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The Rabbi called and left voicemails urging me to call her back. She texted too. She’s a very persistent and impatient lady of religion. But she didn’t want to say what was up when I texted back. It didn’t matter. I already knew.

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Group-buy Black Friday deal on 2015 Nissan LEAFs in Northern Colorado: $10,600

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will have a special group-buy Black Friday opportunity to purchase a 2015 Nissan LEAF for just more than $10,000, saving up to $21,000 off the sticker price. The program, offered in partnership with Tynan’s Nissan and Drive Electric Northern Colorado (DENC), starts Friday, 27 November and runs through 31 December 2015. Consumers in Fort Collins and Loveland, Colo.

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2015 Aluminum Joining Manual

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The Aluminum Association has published a manual detailing the range of commercially available production processes for joining aluminum components in automotive applications. Developed in collaboration with the European Aluminium Association (EAA) and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), the joining manual is a reference for automotive designers and engineers as use of aluminum alloys in high-volume vehicles is expected to accelerate rapidly in the next decade.

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Tesla delivered 11,580 vehicles in Q3 of 2015

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Tesla Motors reported delivering 11,580 vehicles in the third quarter of 2015, including the first few units of Model X. Despite one week of planned production shutdown, this delivery level represents a 49% increase over Q3 last year as well as the sixth consecutive quarter of growth. Tesla noted that there may be small changes to this delivery count (usually well under 1%), as Tesla only counts a delivery if it is transferred to the end customer and all paperwork is correct. Brief

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IHS cuts 2015 light vehicle sales forecast in China to 23.4 million; deeper cut for 2016

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IHS revised downward its forecast for light vehicle sales in China, projecting a decline of 3 to 4 percent from previous estimates for 2015. IHS Automotive has reduced its full year 2015 light vehicle sales forecast for China to 23.4

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Tesla delivered 10,030 vehicles in Q1 2015

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Tesla Motors announced that it delivered, in total, 10,030 cars in the first quarter (Q1) of 2015—a new company record for the most deliveries in a quarter and a 55% increase over Q1 last year. Tesla does not break out deliveries by region. The release of deliveries so close to the end of the quarter is a break in pattern for the company.

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EuroCarBody Award 2015 goes to the Carbon Core body of the new BMW 7 Series

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The Carbon Core body structure of the new BMW 7 Series has been awarded the EuroCarBody Award 2015 at the 17 th Global Car Body Benchmarking Conference.

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Renault Sport F1 introduces revamped 2015 hybrid power unit

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Renault Sport F1 has unveiled its 2015 power unit for Formula 1 racing, which incorporates a number of changes compared to its 2014 predecessor ( earlier post ). The 2015 power unit project was started six months before the 2014 units took to the track, ie.

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Super Charger for Electric Motorcycles!

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Oh, this is brilliant. Level 2.5 charging for electric motorcycles like the Zero, using the j-plug we're all so familiar with. You can charge your Zero in about an hour! I *want* this for my LEAF, sigh

Track debut for 2nd generation 2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid

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As scheduled, this marks the start of the 2015 motorsport season for the Porsche Team. 2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid. Extensive testing with the second generation of Porsche’s Le Mans prototype will begin on 18 January on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit.

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Navigant forecasts global annual sales of LDVs of 122.6M by 2035, up 38% from 2015

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from 2015 to 2035 to almost 1.9 As a result, the share of vehicles in use that are conventional ICE vehicles will fall from more than 91% in 2015 to under 40% by 2035. In a new report, Navigant Research forecasts global annual sales of light duty vehicles will reach 122.6

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McLaren-Honda reveals MP4-30 F1 car for 2015 with new Honda hybrid power unit

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McLaren-Honda revealed its new MP4-30 racer for the upcoming 2015 FIA Formula One (F1) World Championship. The car is fitted with Honda’s RA615H Hybrid power unit. Earlier post.). The McLaren-Honda MP4-30 is the only chassis on the grid to be fitted with Honda’s new RA615H Hybrid power unit.

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Porsche presents more efficient Gen 2 919 Hybrid LMP1 racer for 2015

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Porsche 919 Hybrid, 2015. 2015 energy/fuel use formulas for one lap in Le Mans. The Porsche 919 Hybrid was homologated for the top energy-recovery category (8 megajoules for one lap in Le Mans) for the first time in 2015.

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Hot Tub Time Machine WayBack Wednesday – Reposted Word-for-Word from June 25 of 2008

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008. There’s an old joke that most of us baby boomers first heard when we were kids.

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2016 Honda Pilot gains 12% in power, up to 9.5% in fuel efficiency over 2015 model

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The 280 hp engine adds 30 hp (+12%) and 9 lb-ft of torque (+3.6%) over the 2015 Pilot model while receiving an EPA combined fuel-economy rating of 23 mpg (10.2 l/100 km) for the 2WD with nine-speed automatic transmission, up 2 mpg from the 2015 Pilot (+9.5%).

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Toyota Mirai receives the ARBÖ 2015 Environmental Award in Austria

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The Austrian automobile club ARBÖ (Auto-Motor und Radfahrerverbund Österreiche) has awarded the Toyota Mirai with the “2015 Environmental Award”. The jury consisted of ARBÖ automotive experts. If we want to secure the future of the automobile as flexible, personal and clean transport for the next 100 years, we need to consider which energy can power our cars tomorrow.

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VW e-Golf: Staying Connected With Car-Net Services, Smartphone App

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Electric Car Connectivity youtube Volkswagen E-Golf 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Six-Month Road TestIncreasingly, buying or leasing a new car includes connectivity that extends well beyond the driver’s seat and the car’s cabin—to one’s smartphone and possibly even smartwatch.

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2015 Ford Mustang features first glove box knee airbag; weight savings and more room

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The new Ford Mustang is the first vehicle to be equipped with a new type of knee airbag that is integrated within the lid of the glove box, instead of the instrument panel, preserving maximum passenger space.

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Photos of progress

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2015 Volkswagen Golf Named North American Car Of The Year

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This year, that award went to the 2015 Volkswagen Golf range. DON''T MISS: 2015 Volkswagen Golf: Green Car Reports'' Best Car To Buy 2015 The compact hatchback beat out the 2015 Ford Mustang

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Scotiabank forecasts 4% growth in global auto market in 2015 to 74M units, led by China

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2015 forecast share by region. In its latest Global Auto Report , Scotiabank forecasts record global car sales in 2015, with the total market advancing 4% over 2014, reaching more than 74 million units. Under the forecast, China will thus represent 26% of global auto sales in 2015.

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Navigant forecasts global annual natural gas vehicle sales to reach 3.9M in 2025, up 62.5% from 2015

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million vehicles in 2015 to 3.9 between 2015 and 2025. In its new Natural Gas Vehicles report, Navigant Research forecasts that global annual NGV sales—light-, medium- and heavy-duty—will grow 62.5% from 2.4 million in 2025.

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IEA March Oil Market Report revises 2015 demand forecast upward

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IEA raised its forecast of demand growth for all of 2015 by 75 kb/d to 1.0 expected US crude supply, raising the 2015 North American outlook. The slightly higher demand forecast has raised the “call” on OPEC crude for the second half of 2015 to 30.3 mb/d for the first half of 2015, down from a sharp 2.2 Having bottomed?out out in the second quarter of 2014, global oil demand growth has since steadily risen, with year?on?year year gains estimated at around 0.9

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Record number of Ford patent applications in 2015

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Innovators at Ford submitted nearly 6,000 new inventions for patent consideration in 2015—an increase of 36% from 2014—with many related to autonomous and connected vehicles, wearable devices, eBikes, navigation, ride-sharing platforms and other technologies.

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2015 Jeep Renegade: First Drive

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than at home, the 2015 Jeep Renegade. DON''T MISS: 2015 Jeep Renegade - full review It''s a subcompact Jeep, exported to North America from an Italian assembly Jeep got its start with the U.S. Army more than 70 years ago, and the brand has huge global recognition. Now we''ve driven the first Jeep designed to sell in greater volume outside the U.S.

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Hyundai Blue Link to debut smartwatch app with voice recognition at 2015 CES

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Android Wear users can download the app from Google Play for free starting in the first quarter of 2015. Next-generation Blue Link equipped models include the 2015 Genesis, Sonata and Azera.

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Lotus F1 Team presents E23 Hybrid for 2015; Mercedes power unit

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The Lotus F1 team presented its 2015 challenger, the E23 Hybrid, the successor to the E22. The 2015 racer features a Power Unit from new supplier Mercedes Benz in place of the E22’s Renault unit.

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2015 BMW i3 Video Road Test

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If there were ever a brand-reset button in the automotive business, the BMW i3 electric car is it. It''s both a compact hatchback and an all-electric car, from the brand that claims to build ultimate driving machines. How does it measure up to that lofty standard?

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2015 BMW i8 Video Road Test

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The BMW i8 is sleek and stunning, but it''s no V-8-powered supercar. Is it the car that will give plug-in hybrids sex appeal? First, you need to know what makes the i8 go.

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Hyundai showcasing augmented reality, wearables and ADAS tech at 2015 CES

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Hyundai is showcasing a collection of new technologies at the 2015 CES, highlighting a new augmented reality Head Up Display (HUD); new connectivity and 3D-gesture controls; and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

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Riding Into A Better Future @ South Bay Bike Night

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And, if like me, you’ve never been to a hipster event at the private rooftop poolside venue at the Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach, South Bay Bike Night on Saturday, February 28 , 2015 is your opportunity. .

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