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2018 130

Experts view on future transportation fuels

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Since internal combustion engines will remain the primary mode of choice for mobility in the foreseeable future, both alternative (renewable) fuels and high-performance combustion concepts/ engines using fuels adapted for that purpose will be preferred for reducing the combustion impact on climate change. Government involvement, to enable financially the sound assessment of the future fuel options, investments, and to understand policy implications, is essential.

2018 83

GM EV1 exec leaves Faraday Future

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In the midst of the latest round of financial turmoil at the company, Faraday Future has lost a key executive, according to a report in the Verge. Peter Savagian was senior vice president at Faraday Future. Faraday FutureAnd he was the chief engineer of General Motors' EV1, arguably the first mass-produced modern electric car. One anonymous source inside.

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GoFundMe campaign aims to keep Faraday Future employees afloat

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Faraday Future has tried all of that and is trying to raise another $500 million in cash or debt to continue developing its $300,000 electric luxury car. Faraday FutureWhen some companies fall on hard financial times, they turn to Wall St. to sell stock or to banks to get loans. In the meantime, its employees have turned to Go Fund Me to raise $50,000 to keep.

2018 71

Porsche officially drops diesel for future models

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On Sunday, Porsche AG announced that it will in the future no longer offer diesel-powered models. By 2022, Porsche will have invested more than €6 billion (US$7 billion) in e-mobility, creating the basis for sustainable growth into the future. Due to this change in conditions, the company has decided to no longer offer diesel propulsion in future.

2018 93

Volvo Trucks presents Vera autonomous electric vehicle for future transport solutions

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Volvo Trucks’ Vera future transport solution is intended to be used for regular and repetitive tasks characterized by relatively short distances, large volumes of goods and high delivery precision.

2018 132

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

MAN introduces practical 26-tonne electric truck based on TGM at IAA 2018

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During the IAA 2018 from 20th to 27th September 2018 in Hanover, MAN will present a fully electric eTruck solo distributor chassis with a swap body frame and a 6x2 axle configuration.

2018 101

MAN exhibiting eTGE 4.140 electric van at IAA 2018; production starts in July 2019

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The battery-electric MAN eTGE 4.140 van is celebrating its world première at the IAA 2018 Commercial Vehicles in Hanover. For this reason, the MAN eTGE 4.140 will launched for these applications in the near future.

2018 97

Porsche commissions MAN electric eTruck for green logistics at Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen

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It is the first model using the new high-power charging infrastructure developed by Porsche Engineering for the future high-power charging network that will be operated by the Ionity joint venture.

2018 148

Faraday Future factory completes its first full car (Updated)

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The Faraday Future factory is up and running. Faraday FutureIt produced its first complete pre-production electric car on Tuesday, after building its first production body late last month. A company memo leaked to Green Car Reports reveals that Faraday plans a party to celebrate the milestone at its assembly plant in California's Central Valley on Tuesday.

2018 63

Does Faraday have a Future? Latest financing disrupted—again

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Faraday's Future has hit another snag, in a dispute with the company's latest investors. The development of the luxury electric Faraday Future FF91, has been a roller-coaster ride of winning financing, running into disputes, delaying the car, and finding new investors. DON'T MISS: Faraday Future gets a $2 billion lifeline to build expensive. Faraday Future

2018 54

Faraday Future loses final founding executive (Updated)

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Faraday Future is a startup electric carmaker founded by a Chinese investor and five executives with experience in building cars and electric cars. READ THIS: Does Faraday have a Future? Now that the company seems to be in its final throes of its latest financial crisis, the last of those executives has reportedly left the company. Latest

2018 53

Nissan unveils LEAF-based Sylphy BEV at Auto China 2018

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Nissan unveiled the Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, Nissan’s first electric car made in China for Chinese consumers, at Auto China 2018 in Beijing. The Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission will go on sale later in 2018.

2018 87

Groupe PSA selects Punch Powertrain for future electrified transmission systems; 48V configuration up first

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Punch Powertrain has carried out major investments to meet the requirements of a project of this magnitude, including the acquisition of the power electronics expert Apojee in January 2018. Additionally, in 2018 the company will introduce its first electric powertrain on the market.

2018 110

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 127

Ghosn out at Nissan, VW I.D. names, Faraday Future soap opera: Today's Car News

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And cross-lawsuits reveal the underlying machinations in the Faraday Future saga. emissions EPA VW Carlos Ghosn Faraday FutureNissan announced it planned to remove Chairman Carlos Ghosn after an investigation revealed alleged financial misdealing. VW has no fun trademarking names for its new series of I.D. electric cars. The EPA plans to tighten emissions rules on heavy trucks. All this and.

2018 50

GM researchers demonstrate hierarchical electrode architectures for high energy lithium-chalcogen rechargeable batteries

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S content and 2 mg/cm 2 S mass loading, were recommended for future evaluations. Balogh, Peng Lu, Li Yang, Jie Xiao, Jun Liu, Mei Cai (2018) “Hierarchical electrode architectures for high energy lithium-chalcogen rechargeable batteries,” Nano Energy , Volume 51, Pages 668-679 doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.07.015.

2018 101

Faraday Future reveals first production FF91 body

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After two years in the development wilderness, Faraday Future is marching forward toward producing its first ultra-luxury electric SUV. Faraday Future plans to deliver the first FF91s to customers as The company announced Monday that it built its first "body-in-white" of the FF91, the basic body structure of its upcoming first production car.

2018 63

The BMW iFE.18 electric drivetrain making its debut in Formula E

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After the delivery of the test chassis and standard battery, work started on assembling the test car at the start of 2018. in April 2018, the drivetrain had undergone many rounds of development and optimization during extensive bench tests. On 15 December, the new BMW iFE.18

2018 118

Volkswagen e-Crafter open to public ahead of future launch

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Following its debut at the 2018 CV Show, the all-electric Volkswagen e-Crafter is now available for the public to view at the EV Experience Centre in Milton Keynes

2018 41

Upstream Security: cyber hacks could cost auto industry $24 billion within 5 years

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Upstream studied the impact of more than 170 documented, Smart Mobility, cyber incidents reported between 2010-2018 and projected future trends based on that eight-year history.

2018 93

Manganese hydride molecular sieve for practical hydrogen storage could cost roughly 5x less than 700 bar tanks

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For future market acceptance of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles or portable devices an efficient, low cost and practical hydrogen storage system and infrastructure suitable for all applications still needs to be developed.

2018 118

Audi to invest ~€14B in electromobility, digitalization and autonomous driving over next 5 years

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This planning round bears a clear signature: We are taking a very systematic approach to electric mobility and will be much more focused in future. We are consistently prioritizing our resources for future-oriented products and services that are highly attractive and relevant to the market.

2018 114

Fastcharge consortium presents prototype for 450 kW charging station; Porsche research vehicle charges at 400 kW

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It can already work with higher voltages of up to 920 volts, as expected in future electric vehicles.

2018 121

Schaeffler to showcase Space Drive as advance for autonomous driving

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By continuously analyzing the operating and condition data, for example, future maintenance needs can be detected in advance. According to United Nations forecasts, two-thirds of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050.

2018 109

Study links air pollution to increased emergency department visits for heart and lung disease

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Down the line, this research has implications for how we think about future pollution regulations because the way we regulate pollutants might differ between primary and secondary pollution.

2018 145

Study projects future EVs to have 30-70% lower environmental impacts that current EVs when changes to electricity generation are considered

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Numerous studies have tackled the future environmental impact of battery-electric vehicles; the resulting assessments are highly uncertain. The second is the impacts of changes to the electricity sector on the environmental burdens of producing and recharging future EVs.

2018 103

Faraday Future confirms $2B in first round funding; Evergrande Health strategic investor

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Luxury, performance electric vehicle startup Faraday Future (FF) has confirmed the US$2 billion of first round equity funding following Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) approval.

2018 91

Audi using machine learning to optimize quality inspections in the press shop

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Artificial intelligence and machine learning are key technologies for the future at Audi. In the future, quality inspection using ML will replace the current optical crack detection with smart cameras, which involves a great deal of manual effort.

2018 166

50 million VWs, Faraday Future exodus Tesla Track Mode: Today's Car News

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Faraday Future's last founding executive steps away. self-driving cars Faraday FutureVW announced plans to build almost as many electric cars as it did diesels. Tesla introduces Track Mode on Model 3 Performance cars. And we hear which electric car our Twitter followers would buy in our latest poll results. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Volkswagen chief executive.

2018 43

Daimler AG Board approves Project Future corporate restructure; goes to shareholders in 2019

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Following approval by the Board of Management and Supervisory Board the corporation can now move into the implementation phase of what it calls “PROJECT FUTURE”. The steps toward implementation will be taken in 2018 and 2019.

2018 78

Next-Battery secures strategic relationship with China-based Lvchi Automobile Technology

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Engineering application development is carried out by Lvchi’s Shanghai engineering research institute in collaboration with Wuxi Research branch and Beijing Future Institute.

2018 105

Volkswagen testing R33 BlueDiesel; up to 33% renewable content; now in permanent use in Wolfsburg

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Volkswagen has been testing the newly developed R33 BlueDiesel fuel blend at its in-house filling station in Wolfsburg since January 2018. I hope that public filling stations will also be offering R33 as “Green Premium” in the near future.

2018 113

NASA, Uber to explore safety, efficiency of future urban airspace

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earlier post ), further to explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas. NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc.

2018 78

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

GM electric plans, Faraday's future, expanding charger access: Today's Car News

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And Faraday Future loses a key executive in financing turmoil. General Motors GM Camaro Charging Networks Faraday FutureGM plans to announce a major shift in manufacturing that could benefit electric cars. Chevrolet introduced a concept electric drag racer. Charging networks join forces. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Multiple sources indicate that GM plans a big shift in its manufacturing.

2018 44

Study estimates Bitcoin will use half a percent of the world’s electric energy by end of 2018

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de Vries (2018). But the future estimate? We don’t really have a common approach to getting to a future estimate of electricity consumption right now, which is why I am hoping to get this conversation started.

2018 87

Volkswagen Toolmaking opens 3-D printing center; HP Metal Jet binder jetting system

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With the opening of the center, the unit is bringing the most highly advanced generation of 3-D printers to the Volkswagen Group, which will allow the production of complex vehicle parts in the future. In future, it will be possible to manufacture production parts in addition to prototypes.

2018 93

Maersk sets net zero CO2 emission target by 2050

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Depending on future development, this could rise to 15% by 2050, according to a 2016 study by the Danish Shipowner’s Association (DSA) and UCL Energy Institute. Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping company, has set a goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

2018 119

ULEMCo and Revolve demonstrate 45% thermal efficiency for 100% hydrogen engine

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A recent report from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)-sponsored Committee on Climate Change (CCC) on the future role of hydrogen in a low carbon economy referred to hydrogen in vehicles as potentially playing an important role for heavy-duty vehicles (e.g.

2018 118

MIT proof-of-concept demo of ionic wind propulsion for aircraft

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Outside of drone applications], it is difficult to infer how much it could influence aircraft propulsion in the future. Nevertheless, this is not really a weakness but rather an opening for future progress, in a field which is now going to burst.

2018 122

Harley-Davidson invests in Alta Motors; companies will collaborate on future electric motorcycle product development

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We believe electric motorcycles are the future, and that American companies have an opportunity to lead that future. Harley-Davidson, Inc.

2018 95