ISO/TS 19880:2016 – New technical document for hydrogen stations

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The TS is the first step towards standardizing hydrogen filling stations. It supersedes the earlier ISO/TS 20100:2008 and is part of a series of standards for the components necessary for a fueling station as shown in the diagram below. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Infrastructure Standards

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World's largest fast-charging site opens in Norway: 28 electric cars can charge, all standards included

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Norway plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS Norway has once again proven to be the friendliest place in the world for electric cars. The country where plug-in cars make up a higher proportion of new-car sales than any other now also boasts the world's largest single DC fast-charging site. It's located in Nebbenes, a rural town about 40 miles from the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

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IEEE publishes new 1609.3-2016 WAVE standard supporting connected vehicle deployment

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IEEE has published the 1609.3-2016 Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE) -- Networking Services. The IEEE 1609 family of standards for WAVE completely address the issue of standardized communication interfaces between different manufacturers. The primary architectural components defined by these standards are the On Board Unit (OBU), Road Side Unit (RSU) and WAVE interface. to support the WAVE standards in IEEE P1609.4.

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SAE International updates J3016 standard defining autonomous vehicles; free download

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SAE International (SAE) announced a free update to its technical standard, “J3016: Taxonomy and Definitions for Terms Related to On-Road Motor Vehicle Automated Driving Systems.” Because of the global importance and impact of the standard, SAE now will offer the J3016 standard free-of-charge on the SAE website. Consistent with industry practices, the standard helps to eliminate confusion by providing clarity.

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Euro NCAP 2016: Toyota Prius, Hyundai Ioniq and VW Tiguan best in class

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In 2016, Euro NCAP tested 18 new passenger cars and four heavy quadricycles; three cars were awarded “Best in Class”: the Toyota Prius in the Large Family Car category; the Hyundai Ioniq in the Small Family Car category; and the VW Tiguan in the Small Off-Roader category. Cars qualify for Best in Class based only on their rating with standard safety equipment. Euro NCAP Best in Class scores 2016.

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SAE International publishes two standards for vehicle-to-vehicle communications

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SAE International has published two new technical standards for vehicle-to-vehicle communications: to standardize the data message sets used in Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications and to establish the parameters for a vehicle communication system to receive and transmit the message sets. This standard also supports interoperability among DSRC applications through the use of a standardized message set, and its data frames and data elements.

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Volvo introducing Pilot Assist II semi-autonomous drive tech as standard on MY2017 XC90

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Among a wide range of updates for model year 2017, Volvo Cars will introduce its latest semi-autonomous drive technology, Pilot Assist II, as standard on the XC90 in selected markets. Volvo’s standard collision avoidance system, City Safety, also receives an update with Large Animal Detection added on 90 Series cars. Volvo’s in-car connectivity and driver interface system, Sensus, will receive several new native apps across the range for 2016, including Spotify and Park and Pay.

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SAE technical experts: fuel cell technology has advanced significantly, FC vehicle production has begun, further cost reductions & infrastructure development required

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The panel, moderated by Jesse Schneider, BMW, included Takashi Moriya, Senior Chief Engineer at Honda R&D; Dr. Will James, Manager, Safety, Codes, and Standards at the US Department of Energy (DOE); and Dr. Ralph Clague, Head of Motive Systems and Architecture, Intelligent Energy.

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Porsche's 800-Volt fast charging for electric cars: why it matters

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ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Porsche Mission EThe future of electric cars for practical transportation relies to some degree on the future of DC fast charging, and how it develops over the next decade. As in other spheres of electrifying transport, Tesla Motors has pointed the way to one vision of the future with its expanding network of Supercharger fast-charging sites. But Tesla's network.

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SAE International approves TIR J2954 for PH/EV wireless charging; targeting finalized standard by 2018

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With wireless charging quickly becoming mainstream for consumer electronic devices in low power applications, standardization is needed for commercialization of high power wireless power transfer (WPT) of PH/EVs. The current SAE Standard SAE J1772 establishes the wired charging standard.). SAE TIR J2954 is the first step in standardization and was developed by SAE International’s PH/EV Wireless Power Transfer committee, established in 2010.

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ISO 19880 – New technical ISO document for hydrogen fueling station standardization

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ISO Technical Report (TR) 19880-1 is a first step towards standardizing hydrogen filling stations, and providing more up-to-date guidance than that developed as the earlier ISO TS 20100, published in 2008. Hydrogen Infrastructure Standards

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Coming up next: emission standards for airplanes

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon follow up on previously-discussed plans to set emissions standards for airplanes. The U.S. The agency previously identified airplane emissions as a threat to human health because of their contribution to climate change, but has not been able to issue actual rules governing those emissions. Now the. emissions EPA aircraft transportation policy

Wireless charging bench testing complete, proving interoperability and validating SAE TIR J2954

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SAE J2954 standardization enables any compatible vehicle to pull into a wireless power space and have automated charging without doing anything except parking. The bench testing at INL and TDK will help SAE develop the next phase of standardization.

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Ongoing market rollout for SAE hydrogen fueling standards

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The event is the most recent example of a concerted effort to educate stakeholders and encourage the implementation of the SAE hydrogen fueling standards. In September, for example, DOE presented a live webinar titled “ Introduction to SAE Hydrogen Fueling Standardization ”.

Tesla Model 3 depositors vs Chevy Bolt EV: sea change or double standard?

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More than 325,000 potential buyers have put down $1,000 apiece for a Tesla Model 3 electric car that they won't get for two years, if not considerably longer than that. Which must frustrate the electrification team at General Motors deeply. The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV with more than 200 miles of range and a starting price of $37,500 is already in. GM Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla Model 3

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Study: more stringent O3 and PM2.5 air pollution standards could save thousands of lives, greatly improve public health

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The ATS recommended standards for O 3 and PM 2.5 The EPA sets standards for six principal air pollutants to meet its obligation under the Clean Air Act to protect the health of the American public, including vulnerable populations, by an adequate margin of safety.

Loop Energy introduces fuel cell range extender for heavy-duty vehicles; in-service operation to begin in 2017

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By optimizing air flow inside the fuel cell, Loop’s eFlow design produces greater power density than industry-standard fuel cells, the company says. Loop Energy ( earlier post ) has introduced a new range-extender (REX) power module for heavy-duty electric transport vehicles.

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DEKRA-certified tests: Mercedes-Benz HD trucks cut fuel consumption 22% in 20 years while meeting more stringent emissions rules; VECTO

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Despite drastically more stringent emission standards for nitrogen oxides and particulates, the fuel consumption of Mercedes-Benz heavy trucks has been reduced by 22% over the last 20 years, according to the results of a comparative test drive certified by the test organization DEKRA.

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SAE’s highest technical safety award goes to hydrogen fueling paper

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At the Awards Ceremony at the SAE 2016 Government/Industry Meeting, SAE International honored the recipients of the Ralph H. SAE J2601 is referenced in the upcoming international Standard ISO TS 19880-1 as well as the North American CSA 4.3 Standard.

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FEV showcasing 48V technology at 2016 SAE World Congress

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FEV will showcase some of its 48-Volt technology capabilities at the 2016 SAE World Congress next week in Detroit. The proliferation of components and systems that require electrical power in today’s vehicle are pushing the standard 12-Volt battery to its limits.

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Canada, US and Mexico commit to align light- and heavy-duty fuel efficiency and GHG standards out to 2025 and 2027, respectively

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As part of that effort, the leaders committed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from light- and heavy-duty vehicles by aligning fuel efficiency and/or GHG emission standards out to 2025 and 2027, respectively. They further agreed to reduce air pollutant emissions by aligning air pollutant emission standards for light- and heavy-duty vehicles and corresponding ultra low-sulfur fuel standards by 2018.

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RoMulus project: developing intelligent multi-sensor systems for Industry 4.0

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The 11 participating partners want to standardize and refine the steps leading up to the finished product in such a way that it is possible to produce even small quantities in a cost-effective manner. We want to disentangle and standardize this collaboration, and thereby the design and manufacturing processes. Internet of Things Manufacturing Sensors StandardsThe RoMulus (Robust multi-sensor technology for status monitoring in Industry 4.0

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Study finds total PM10 emissions from EVs equal to those of modern ICEVs; role of weight and non-exhaust PM

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Data from Timmers and Achten (2016). —Timmers and Achten (2016). On the combustion side, the advent of PM emission standards and new particulate filter technology has greatly reduced exhaust particle emissions from new ICEVs. Timmers and Achten (2016).

Daimler Trucks NA presents new Class 8 Freightliner Cascadia with fuel efficiency improved up to 8%

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A fresh, aerodynamic shape with dozens of new updates and advanced powertrain components contribute to increased fuel efficiency by up to 8% over a 2016 Cascadia Evolution. Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has presented its new heavy-duty truck flagship: the new Freightliner Cascadia.

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NREL and partners build pilot plant to co-process biomass streams with petroleum

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This would significantly contribute to the Renewable Fuel Standard mandate set by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to produce 21 billion gallons of advanced renewable transportation fuels by 2022.

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VW CEO Müller: Automotive Future Must Not Be Left To Silicon Valley

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VW Group Silicon Valley Matthias Muller Fast Charging Audi Q6 Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS Like many automakers, Volkswagen Group has had a research facility in Silicon Valley for many years. In 2011, Its Electronics Research Laboratory--first launched in 1998--tripled its size and moved northward from Palo Alto to Belmont. It now has almost 100 people. But new VW Group CEO Matthias Müller seems to find the Valley's growing.

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China accelerates tougher vehicle emission standards, starting sooner

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But China is about to implement much tougher emissions standards—and sooner than carmakers expected. China is known for having some of the worst air pollution in the world, due in part to years of lax emission regulations covering factories as well as vehicles in the world's largest new-car market. A new set of regulations originally set to. emissions China energy policy Fuel Economy transportation policy

DARPA awards LiquidPiston $2.5M to advance further X4 rotary engine prototype

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hp/lb, making it up to ten times (10x) more powerful than a standard diesel engine with the same weight. LiquidPiston’s X Engine architecture geometry allows for standard materials and 2-D manufacturing to be used, greatly decreasing the design, build and testing cycle.

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How to use $2 billion VW diesel fine for electric-car charging: advocate offers advice

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VW Fines ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Charging stations Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Volkswagen diesel scandalThe Volkswagen diesel emission scandal erupted last September, when the EPA formally issued a Notice of Violation to one of the world's three largest automakers for willfully violating U.S. emission laws for seven years.

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DARPA invests $2.7M in QinetiQ electric wheel-hub drive technology; moving to build-and-test phase

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The latest $2.7-million investment, awarded in July 2016, is for taking the technology from a concept design into the building and testing phase, including production of two fully working units. The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced a $2.7m

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Audi ups A3 Sportback e-tron PHEV technology offerings for US MY2017; virtual cockpit

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For MY 2017, Audi has updated its A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid electric vehicle for the US with improved technology offerings such as the available Audi virtual cockpit and standard driver assistance systems including Audi pre sense front.

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China R&D company introduces micro-turbine range extender technology at Geneva

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Techrules, a new China-based automotive R&D company, made its global debut at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show with the unveiling of a Turbine-Recharging Electric Vehicle (TREV) series hybrid system applied in a 6-motor, all-wheel drive supercar concept.

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Mercedes-Benz’ GLC F-CELL fuel-cell plug-in hybrid SUV coming in 2017

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It allows the GLC F-CELL to run on purely battery-electric power for up to 50 km (31 miles) in the NEDC and can be conveniently charged at a standard household socket, a Mercedes-Benz wall box or a public charging station.

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ABB wins orders of over $300 million for world’s first 1,100 kV UHVDC power link in China

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The orders were booked in the second quarter of 2016. The transformers will be among the most powerful in the world, meeting the most stringent performance, reliability and safety standards.

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Solid-state LiDAR company Quanergy raises $90M in Series B; valuation passes $1B

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The Quanergy S3 solid state LiDAR was introduced and successfully demonstrated at CES 2016, mounted in a Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG coupé. In May 2016, Quanergy unveiled the all-new S3-Qi, a miniature solid-state LiDAR sensor that is 15% the size of the previous S3 model.

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King County Metro completes accelerated durability and reliability testing of Proterra electric bus

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Operating 24 hours per day over the 106-day period, the Proterra Catalyst vehicle achieved 32,545 total miles—nearly twice the distance of standard industry tests at Altoona. From mid-October to the end of January 2016, the bus achieved 98% uptime.

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DOE awarding up to $80M for supercritical CO2 pilot plant

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Carbon dioxide usually behaves as a gas in air at standard temperature and pressure (STP), or as a solid called dry ice when frozen.

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How CAFE works: 5 things you should know about gas-mileage standards

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As automakers and policy wonks fret and fuss over future fuel economy standards, interested spectators may be lost in the fumes. What exactly are Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, and what's important to know about them? The CAFE rules have many layers and facets—far too many to put into a single story that won't take an afternoon to. EPA CAFE Fuel Economy Corporate Average Fuel Economy

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CHAdeMO DC fast-charging to run at up to 150 kilowatts, starting in 2017

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Japan plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Tesla SuperchargerAs more longer-range electric vehicles go on sale, the charging infrastructure that supports them will need to adapt to bigger batteries. When it comes to DC fast charging, more powerful charging stations will be needed to charge electric cars with larger-capacity battery packs within a reasonable amount of time. With that in mind, the consortium.

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Start-stop systems to be standard on all GM vehicles by 2020

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General Motors is about to commit to engine start-stop systems in a big way. Start-stop systems—which shut off the engine while a car is stationary to save fuel—are already available on numerous models from multiple manufacturers. But GM reportedly plans to offer start-stop on at least one powertrain in every model it makes by 2020. General Motors stop/start CAFE Fuel Economy start-stop system Corporate Average Fuel Economy

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