Eaton optimized TVS scavenging pump managing precision airflow for CARB-sponsored, Achates opposed-piston engine

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Eaton will supply a TVS (Twin Vortices Series) air pump to manage airflow in the demonstration of the Achates Power two-stroke opposed-piston engine (OP Engine) at the upcoming Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference in San Diego. Eaton TVS EGR pump.

2018 90

Eaton launches eMobility business; to invest $500M in new technologies

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Power management company Eaton is addressing increasing demand for high-voltage electrified vehicle technologies with the creation of its new eMobility business. eMobility was formed by combining products, expertise and global manufacturing capabilities from Eaton’s Electrical and Vehicle businesses. Eaton also has high-voltage, fast-acting fuses in nearly 50% of global electrified cars, and power electronics on a leading European battery-electric vehicle platform.

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UQM Technologies receives initial order from Ashok Leyland for 51 electric drivetrains for transit bus applications; entry into India market

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The purchase order is for 51 UQM PowerPhase eDT systems to be shipped during 2018 for a demonstration program for electric transit buses in India. UQM Technologies, Inc. announced its first purchase order from Ashok Leyland, a major India commercial vehicle manufacturer.

2018 83

Lightning Systems introduces new Class 6 electric powertrain; first 50 ordered by Zeem for Chevrolet 6500XD

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Orders are being accepted immediately, and delivery of the new product will begin in the fourth quarter of 2018.

2018 78

DOE awards $1.87M to 7 projects to advance high performance computing in manufacturing

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Eaton Corporation will partner with ORNL to develop waste heat recovery (WHR) technology that can be applied to industrial manufacturing processes and vehicle operations in a project titled “High Performance Computing to Enable Next-generation Low- temperature Waste Heat Recovery.”. The US Department of Energy (DOE) will award $1.87 million to seven projects to advance innovation in US manufacturing through high performance computing.

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New bipartisan bill in US Congress to expand EV and hydrogen fuel cell tax credits

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Sales of electric vehicles in the US increased by more than 80% in 2018 and two manufacturers have already hit the lifetime cap of 200,000 units (GM and Tesla). US Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Gary Peters (D-MI), and Susan Collins (R-ME) along with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) introduced the Driving America Forward Act, bipartisan legislation to expand the electric vehicle and hydrogen fuel cell tax credits.

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ICCT-led analysis of turbocharged, downsized engine tech finds lower costs and greater benefits than 2012 EPA/NHTSA analysis; 48V, e-boost, Miller

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A new white paper published by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), in collaboration with Eaton, Ricardo, JCI, BorgWarner, Honeywell, and the ITB Group, analyzes current turbocharged, downsized gasoline engine technology developments and trends.

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Nissan unveils electric ecosystem for Europe: new EVs, infrastructure; charging options; V2G

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Nissan also announced its new 2018 range of home and office charging units. The new range of home and office charging units will be available from early 2018. At its Nissan Futures 3.0

2017 83

Has Permian Productivity Peaked?

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As Collin Eaton of Fuel Fix notes, companies are drilling wells at a faster pace than contractors can frac them. mb/d in 2018. by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com. The U.S. shale industry might have just received a huge windfall with the nine-month extension of the OPEC cuts.

2017 84

Daimler Trucks NA SuperTruck achieves 115% freight efficiency improvement over 2009 baseline; 50.2% engine BTE

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These standards are expected to build on the improvements in engine and vehicle efficiency required by the Phase 1 greenhouse gas emission standards, and provide an opportunity to achieve further greenhouse gas reductions for 2018 and later model-year heavy-duty vehicles, including trailers.

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