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The tech is easy but building the content and getting people to participate is the lynch pin. Quote: Originally Posted by dstevenslv. Most of the ad revenue is generated via 3rd party networks. I'm afraid the only response that will satisfy many of the users to to branch out and start another. That's a tall order. Vertical Scope isn't interested in any particular niche. They are interested in the portfolio and being able to mine the existing content via search engines.

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SK Innovation to build $1.67B EV battery manufacturing plant in Georgia

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billion to build a new electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plant in Georgia. SK Group has been building relationships within the United States for decades. South Korea-based SK Innovation, a developer of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, will invest $1.67 SK innovation is fitted with the entire value chain for mid/large-sized battery production from electrodes and separators to battery cells and packs.

2018 90

VW is planning to build 50 million electric vehicles

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But its plans look even more bullish on electric cars, considering the number of vehicles it's now supposedly signed up to build over a longer. Volkswagen already had ambitious goals to ramp up electric-vehicle production to a rate of up to three million EVs annually by 2025, and potentially hit 10 million vehicles around 2027 if all goes right. Batteries VW MEB architecture

2018 87

BASF and GAC R&D Center co-develop 3 electric concept cars; debut at Auto Guangzhou 2018

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GAC R&D Center) introduced three co-developed electric concept cars at Auto Guangzhou 2018, featuring futuristic designs that address the diverse needs of China’s drivers. BASF and the Research and Development Center of Guangzhou Automobile Group Co.

2018 93

VW could use US Ford factories to build its upcoming electric cars

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In trade talks in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess revealed the automaker is talking with Ford about using its factories in the U.S., and possibly sharing its upcoming electric car platform the American automaker. The two automakers announced in June that they planned an alliance to collaborate on some future products

2018 86

Groupe Renault launching project to build biggest energy stationary storage system from EV batteries in Europe

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Groupe Renault is launching its “Advanced Battery Storage” program, which aims to build the biggest energy stationary storage system using EV batteries yet designed in Europe by 2020 (power: 70 MW / energy: 60MWh).

2018 124

Spectacular #YearOfJoe Comes To Breathtaking Finish As #YearOfJoe2 Kicks Off With A Bang!

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So I clearly need another #YearOfJoe sabbatical to tackle these goals – and that doesn’t even count learning to speak Spanish, learning to play blues guitar, building an indoor pot growing room, writing my novel and relaxing some more.

2018 163

Dyson plans to build its electric car in Singapore

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Dyson, the British maker of premium vacuum cleaners, aims to enter the electric-car arena—and it’s chosen Singapore as the global assembly site. The company confirmed that its board has ratified the decision for the company itself to construct what it calls a “purpose-built advanced automotive manufacturing facility” there. Singapore dyson

First car using Nidec’s E-Axle traction motor system unveiled

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The new electric car brand Aion S—recently unveiled at Auto Guangzhou 2018 by GAC NE, GAC MOTOR’s new energy vehicle arm—will be the first line of cars to adopt Nidec’s fully integrated traction motor system (E-Axle) ( earlier post ).

2018 119

Air Liquide to build $150M liquid hydrogen plant in US; long-term agreement with, investment in FirstElement Fuel

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Air Liquide expects to invest more than US$150 million to build a liquid hydrogen plant in the western United States, with construction to begin in early 2019. With these agreements, Air Liquide also builds upon its existing collaborations with Toyota and Honda to further enable a robust hydrogen fueling infrastructure and, along with others, bolster the deployment of fuel cell electric vehicles and the retail fueling infrastructure in California.

2018 78

Honda demonstrates smart intersection technology that enables vehicles to virtually see through and around buildings

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In Marysville, Ohio, Honda held a demonstration of its “Smart Intersection” technology for vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication designed to reduce traffic collisions at roadway intersections—one of the first such deployments of V2X technology in a real-world setting.

2018 92

Elio Motors to buy engines, abandons building its own

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Elio Motors, which has been struggling since 2009 to build its own ultra-cheap, small, fuel-efficient, three-wheeled car, announced Thursday that it will source an engine from a major automaker. Previously, the company planned to build its own 3-cylinder engine with up to 55 horsepower for its projected 84-mpg three-wheeler.

2018 71

TNO joins H2-Share project to build and demo 27t hydrogen fuel cell truck and mobile refueler

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The project aims to build and demonstrate a 27-ton rigid hydrogen fuel cell truck along with a mobile refueler. In March 2017, the Belgian organization WaterstofNet received approval for the €3.52-million () project ‘ H2-Share ’ from Interreg North-West Europe (NWE).

2018 107

Scania, partners developing fuel cell electric refuse truck

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To help fund the project to build an electrified truck the four companies jointly applied for and been granted a governmental subsidy from the Swedish Energy Agency within the framework, Strategic Vehicle Research and Innovation, FFI.

2018 123

Hitachi, Mitsubishi Motors and ENGIE testing plug-in vehicles as renewable energy storage for office buildings

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Mitsubishi Motors and ENGIE are partnered in a project to explore the potential for electric vehicles to act as a means of energy storage for an office building. This leads to intelligent and more efficient microgrids that can interact with building energy management systems (BEMS).

2018 104

German startup I SEE Electric Trucks GmbH building electric variants of Opel Viraro and Movano

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German startup I SEE Electric Trucks GmbH is building electric versions of the Opel Vivaro and Opel Movano. The company already has more than 25 model variants available, with two battery sizes—40 kWh and 55 kWh—offering range of up to more than 200 km (124 miles).

2018 101

King County Metro to begin testing electric buses that can travel more than 140 miles on a single charge

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Metro is now building the infrastructure needed to recharge both short- and long-range buses to achieve its goal of operating a zero-emission fleet no later than 2040.

2018 154

SK Innovation to invest $354M to build Li-ion battery separator plant in China

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million) to build a Li-ion battery separator plant in China. This investment will help us build a springboard to become the world’s biggest in terms of wet separator market share, a notch up from the current position as the world’s second largest. SK Innovation will invest 400 billion won (US$353.8

2018 78

Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first fully autonomous ferry

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The Falco is equipped with a range of advanced sensors which allows it to build a detailed picture of its surroundings in real time.

2018 125

Volkswagen Group China building first factory specifically for MEB production; 300K unit capacity; 1st model a new VW e-SUV in 2020

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Volkswagen Group China is beginning construction in Anting of the Group’s first factory specifically designed for the Modular Electric Drive Kit (MEB) platform. The first model that will be produced in the factory of SAIC Volkswagen will be an electric Volkswagen brand SUV in 2020.

2018 93

Volvo Buses in project researching use of second-life electric bus batteries to store solar energy

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In Viva housing cooperative, Riksbyggen, Volvo, Göteborg Energi and Johanneberg Science Park have created a unique system in which energy from solar panels on the roofs of the apartment buildings is stored in batteries that previously powered electric buses on route 55.

2018 107

BMW providing 10 pre-owned i3 EVs to UC Davis for 18 months

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The research also ties into UC’s Carbon Neutrality Initiative, which commits UC to emitting net zero greenhouse gases from its buildings and vehicle fleet by 2025. BMW is providing the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis with ten battery-electric, BMW i3 models for 18 months.

2018 120

Dürr building smart and resource-efficient paint shop at San Luis Potosí in Mexico for BMW Group; Industry 4.0

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Dürr is building a paint shop in Mexico for the BMW Group that meets the requirements for connected Industry 4.0 San Luis Potosí will build the BMW brand’s best-selling model series, the BMW 3 Series Sedan.

2018 113

AVEVAI introduces IONA e-LCVs with more than 300 km range; supercapacitor-battery hybrid technology

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AVEVAI , a new B2B e-mobility and logistics solutions and technology provider based in Singapore, launched its range of IONA electric light commercial vehicles (e-LCVs) at the 5 th Guangzhou International Electric Vehicles Show in China (16-25 November 2018).

2018 126

H2FUTURE building world’s largest green hydrogen pilot plant; targeting the steel industry

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2018 106

Volkswagen Braunschweig to build up to 500K battery systems per year for MEB EVs

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Volkswagen Braunschweig has been awarded the contract to further the development and production of battery systems for the Modular Electric Drive Modular System (MEB).

2018 105

Colorado issues $10M RFA for private sector partners to build fast charging stations along major highway corridors

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The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) has released a request for applications ( RFA ) inviting private sector partners to build fast-charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) along most major highway corridors in Colorado, including I-25, I-70, US 36, US 40, US 50, US 160, US 285 and US 550.

2018 99

German RV maker builds electric camping trailer

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Electric cars are great for efficiency. They're less adept at pulling heavy loads at highway speeds and the extra power needed to pull a trailer can quickly drain batteries. That means more charging, more travel time, and less vacation time. Now German RV maker Dethleffs has a solution for those who want to make a commitment to the environment by

2018 60

FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to build power electronics module for first plug-in hybrid Jeep

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FCA US has awarded the production of the power electronics module for the Jeep Wrangler PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) to its Toledo Machining Plant.

2018 86

Magna and BAIC to form two JVs to engineer and build premium EVs for customers in China; first production in 2020

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The Zhenjiang facility where Magna and BJEV plan to engineer and build electric vehicles for the Chinese market. The plant has the capacity to build up to 180,000 vehicles per year. Magna intends to form two new joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co.

2018 99

Burned by scandal, Porsche CEO says it's done building diesel cars

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In a statement on the automaker's website, Porsche announced it would stop building diesel-powered cars and instead focus on electric cars. Diesel is dead. At least, for Porsche it is. “Porsche is not demonising diesel. It is, and will remain, an important propulsion technology. We as a sports car manufacturer, however, for whom diesel has

2018 69

Swiss battery maker ecovolta building 200 MWh automated Li-ion battery pack assembly plant

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The Swiss company ecovolta is building a fully automated Li-Ion battery pack assembly plant in Schwyz with an annual capacity of 200 MWh. This will make it one of the largest such plants in Europe after its launch in September 2018.

2018 78

Van Hool to build 40 hydrogen buses for Cologne and Wuppertal (Germany); largest fuel cell bus order in Europe to date

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Van Hool has been building hydrogen buses for the American market since 2005 and for the European market since 2007.

2018 124

Chinese EV battery manufacturer CATL building plant in Germany; 14 GWh capacity, €240M investment by 2022

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CATL) is building its first plant outside of China in Thuringia, Germany. CATL) was founded in 2011 and listed on the stock exchange in 2018. The Chinese EV battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd.

2018 82

Singapore’s HES unveils plans for regional hydrogen-electric passenger aircraft: Element One

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Parent company H3 Dynamics has been a symbol of intensifying technological cooperation between the two countries as part of the 2018 Year of Innovation.

2018 152

Dyson plans to build electric-car test track in Britain

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In another step to show it's serious about building an electric car, Dyson, the British vacuum-cleaner maker, has laid out plans to build a test track in Britain. Reuters reported Thursday that Dyson plans to build a vehicle test track at a former World War II airfield in Wiltshire, England, to go along with previously announced plans for an.

2018 56

NASA awards $247.5M contract to Lockheed Martin Skunk Works to build quieter supersonic aircraft

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NASA has awarded a contract for the design, building and testing of a supersonic aircraft that reduces a sonic boom to a gentle thump. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company was selected for the Low-Boom Flight Demonstration contract, a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract valued at $247.5 million.

2018 90

ABI Research: 16B ride-hailing trips completed globally in 2017, 24B expected in 2018; 70% in Asia

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ABI forecasts that 24 billion completed trips by the end of 2018. By the end of June 2018, Grab had made an impressive turnaround, establishing a 62% market share of the ride-hailing market—a direct result of its aggressive investment and expansion in Indonesia over 2017, which was further helped by its acquisition of Uber’s business in the region in 2018.

2018 69

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

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Volkswagen will build the series production models of the ID family in Saxony. The Gläserne Manufaktur began building the Volkswagen e-Golf back in April 2017. This factory with a long history already builds the batteries for the e-up!,

2018 155

ABB and SINTEF test fuel cells for main ship propulsion potential

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These trials are expected to provide the platform for fuel cells to build on, so that they can take a position in the maritime sector that is competitive with fossil fuels.

2018 135

Nissan LEAF helps power company’s NA facilities with V2G; Nissan Energy

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Bi-directional charging technology means not only charging the Nissan LEAF, but also pulling energy stored in the LEAF's battery pack to partially power external electrical loads, such as buildings and homes.

2018 111

Johnson Matthey to build eLNO battery materials demonstration plant; targeting EV batteries; full production plant in 2021/22

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Johnson Matthey (JM) is building a demonstration-scale plant in Clitheroe, UK to manufacture next-generation battery materials to power electric vehicles.

2018 82

ARB: California not tracking to meet required GHG reductions due to transportation; significant changes in communities and systems required

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—“2018 Progress Report”. California—at the state, regional, and local levels—has not yet gone far enough in making the systemic and structural changes to how we build and invest in communities that are needed to meet state climate goals. —“2018 Progress Report”.

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