Youth Climate Strikes Have The $uperpower To Shut This Country Down & Force America To Take Emergency Climate Action

Creative Greenius

Young people may indeed lack access to piles of cash, but here in 2019 they’re pretty much a cash-free generation anyways and they have something far better than cash – they have credit from OPM and that’s positively golden.

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To Hell With The Grownups. I’m Now With Greta & #FridaysForFuture

Creative Greenius

If you continue failing us in the future, we, the young people, will make change happen by ourselves.

2019 207

When You See Something, Say Something: Climate Emergency Alarm Bells Ringing While Local Electeds Pretend Not To Hear

Creative Greenius

That Climate Assessment calls for people to act boldly and immediately by responding to impacts already hitting us and by mitigating future catastrophic impacts in order “ to avoid substantial damages to the U.S.

2019 169

Audi Super Bowl ad: Heavenly electric-car future, hackneyed themes?

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Audi’s 2019 Super Bowl ad for Sunday’s Big Game focuses in on the brand’s electric and electrified future. Like many EV ads, it’s a head-scratcher.

2019 99

China researchers synthesize high-density aviation fuel with cellulose

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In the future, we will go on to explore the environmentally friendly and renewable organic solvent that can replace the dichloromethane used in the hydrogenolysis of cellulose to 2,5-hexanedione.

2019 127

ZF showcasing automotive sensor portfolio at CES 2019

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These highly advanced sensor systems are also important in helping to comply with future safety regulations and consumer safety ratings (e.g.,

2019 115

Groupe Renault launching large-scale V2G trials with fleet of 15 Zoe EVs

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A fleet of fifteen Zoe vehicles with V2G charging will be introduced in Europe over the course of 2019 to develop future offerings in reversible charging and to lay the groundwork for the future standards.

2019 116

Faraday Future posts "For Sale" signs, as Evergrande backer announces first EV

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Faraday Future has been selling like crazy lately. The company announced last week that it is seeking a buyer for its original factory site in Las Vegas, where it announced at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show that it would build its future FF91 and FF81. Faraday Future NEVSOnly, not its cars.

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JAXA and Toyota may partner further on space exploration; making future lunar mobility a reality; fuel cell vehicles

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The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) are considering the possibility of further collaborating on international space exploration.

2019 95

Audi testing second-life EV batteries in factory vehicles

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In the future, specialized employees could take over the assembly of the second-use batteries in the company’s own battery center. Audi is testing factory vehicles powered by used lithium-ion batteries at its main plant in Ingolstadt.

2019 157

Audi introduces new lightweight, efficient, powerful turbo engine for DTM

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Audi is introducing a new highly efficient turbo engine for the 2019 DTM racing season (touring car racing series). The two-liter four-cylinder power-plant of the Audi RS 5 DTM delivers more than 610 horsepower—100 hp more than its naturally aspirated V8 predecessor.

2019 116

First project in European BATTERY 2030+ research initiative begins this month

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The European BATTERY 2030+ initiative launches this month with its initial project which will lay the basis for this large-scale research initiative on future battery technologies.

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2019 NTEA Fleet Purchasing Outlook reveals continued strong demand for biodiesel in diesel trucks

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For the third time in four years, surveyed fleets named biodiesel as their top alternative fuel choice both for current use and future interest. The 2019 NTEA Fleet Purchasing Outlook showed that the majority of fleet survey respondents—76%—anticipate maintaining or increasing use of diesel engine-powered trucks in their fleets, and more than 33% of survey respondents acknowledged currently operating alternative fueled trucks in their fleets.

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BYTON shows interior of M-Byte SUV production model at CES 2019

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BYTON revealed more about the interior of its first production model, the M-Byte SUV ( earlier post ), at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 in Las Vegas.

2019 105

Nissan unveils IMs electric, autonomous sports sedan concept at NAIAS 2019

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Nissan unveiled its Nissan IMs electric all-wheel drive concept vehicle with full autonomous drive capability at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

2019 95

Volkswagen Brand China and FAW-Volkswagen establish new JV to develop and to offer digital services for future models

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The objective is to develop and offer digital services for all future Volkswagen models of FAW-Volkswagen from 2019 onwards, including vehicles based on the modular electric toolkit (MEB) from 2020. Digital online services from MOSI will be available for future FAW-Volkswagen Volkswagen brand models starting towards the end of 2019.

2019 69

Japan team evaluates battery-assisted low-cost hydrogen production from solar energy

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The team identified technology levels necessary for the system to produce hydrogen at low cost through a comprehensive analysis of various factors such as rechargeable battery and electrolyzer capacities, considering the future technological advancements.

2019 164

Toronto orders an additional 10 New Flyer battery-electric transit buses

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This program will assist TTC and the greater public transit community in developing bus and electrification specifications for future procurements.

2019 161

BMW launches plug-in hybrid variant of X3; updates to other PHEVs

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At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, BMW announced the market launch of a plug-in hybrid variant of the globally popular BMW X3. As an additional model variant, the all-wheel drive BMW 530e xDrive Sedan will also be included in the program worldwide from July 2019 onwards.

2019 130

Kia EV concept showcases brand’s future, more electrified design direction

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With its "Imagine by Kia" concept car revealed today at the Geneva Motor Show, Kia aims to show that electric cars don’t have to look boring—that, actually, they can look exciting and emotional. The concept is, as Kia puts it, “a visual embodiment of Kia’s desire to move forward in the exciting world of

2019 87

New solid-electrolyte interphase may boost prospects for rechargeable Li-metal batteries

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The reactive polymer also decreases the weight and manufacturing cost, further enhancing the future of lithium metal batteries.

2019 124

ADAC testing finds new diesel cars cleaner than required; Euro 6c and 6d-Temp vehicles well below the permissible NOx limits

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According to this, new type-approved diesel passenger cars may emit NO x for a transitional period from September 2017 (from September 2019 for newly registered passenger cars) of 168 mg/km instead of 80 mg/km. Our measurement results show that diesel technology can have a future.

2019 138

What past name should Ford revive for a future electric vehicle? Twitter poll results

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From the Tesla Model Y to two upcoming Audis, the electric SUV looks to be the next big automotive trend. Like children, they'll all need names. Perhaps the most anticipated, if least known, is Ford's upcoming 300-mile, high-performance, off-road SUV, which the company originally dubbed Mach 1. MUST READ: 2021 Ford Mach E: What we know about. Polls

2019 85

Navigant Research: plug-in electric vehicles close to becoming leading alternative fuel platform, best positioned to lead future

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In 2019, multiple deployments of long-range battery EVs (BEVs) in crossover classes, as well as Tesla reaching full-scale production on the Model 3 and expanding its vehicle shipments to markets abroad, are setting the stage for continued market growth, Navigant says. Of the competing powertrain options, PEVs are close to becoming the leading conventional alternative and are best positioned to lead the future light duty vehicle market, Navigant concludes.

2019 73

Venturi Formula E racer features electric drive from ZF

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Experience gained from the racing application will impact on future ZF products, said Grotendorst. The need to overcome limits under time pressure and to take new directions will also affect future development projects.

2019 108

Kia to present SEED Car concept for smart electric urban mobility at CES 2019

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Kia will present a potential solution for smart-city mobility at CES 2019 with its SEED Car concept. Also at CES 2019, Kia is unveiling its new Real-time Emotion Adaptive Driving (READ) system—an emotional AI-based optimized and interactive in-cabin space centered on human senses. Kia considers the interactive cabin a focal point for future mobility, and the READ System represents a convergence of cutting-edge vehicle control technology and AI-based emotional intelligence.

2019 89

Complexity in basic cars: SEAT Ateca SUV has 2.2 km of wire, 100 sensors and control units

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In some of today’s SEAT models there are more than 12,000 unique wiring combinations; this figure could increase in the future. Cars have been evolving with increasingly complex circuitry.

2019 143

With cease-fire agreement, spark flickers toward Faraday's Future

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Like a prizefighter listening to counts of "eight" and "nine," Chinese electric-car startup Faraday Future, has started groaning, sputtering, and trying to stand. Faraday FutureThe company, which sputtered to a start building prototype electric luxury cars last year, then was abruptly knocked out when its new Chinese financial backer withheld funds in a.

2019 69

Nissan and DOCOMO test I2V technology using 5G in moving vehicle

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Invisible-to-Visible, or I2V, is a future Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology that merges the real and virtual worlds. Nissan and NTT DOCOMO, INC.

2019 115

Audi showcasing four battery-electric models at Geneva: e-tron, e-tron Sportback, Q2 L e-tron, Q4 e-tron

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At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Audi is showing four battery-electric drive vehicles, the series versions of which will celebrate their premiere by the end of 2020. The company will introduce the series-production version of its coupé equivalent, the Audi e-tron Sportback, later in 2019.

2019 109

Faraday's Saab future, Nissan-Infiniti hybrids, global Geely: Today's Car News

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After ending a dispute with Faraday Future, Hong Kong investment. Geely Faraday FutureNissan is working on a more powerful hybrid system for U.S. models. Geely gives a peak at its first electric model planned to go on sale worldwide. And our Twitter poll last week answered which electric pickup may cross the finish line first. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

2019 71

DOE launches its first Li-ion battery recycling R&D center: ReCell; driving toward closed-loop recycling

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has launched its first lithium-ion battery recycling center, called the ReCell Center.

2019 137

New Hyundai Sonata based on third-generation vehicle platform

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Hyundai says that the new platform will improve the market competitiveness of Hyundai’s newest Sonata and future vehicle models with greater flexibility for vehicle development—which enhances overall design, safety, efficiency, power and driving performance.

2019 95

Williams Advanced Engineering develops pair of innovative CFRP technologies: 223 and Racetrak

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The FW-EVX is a vision of a future electric vehicle platform that integrates a range of new approaches, including Racetrak and 223 , into a single, highly integrated solution that addresses the challenges of effective, affordable electric vehicles.

2019 116

Volkswagen extending Automotive Cloud to China and US in addition to Europe; core markets for future ID. EV

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develop the Volkswagen Automotive Cloud, one of the largest dedicated automotive industry clouds for all future Volkswagen digital services and mobility offerings. Among the coming developments, the Volkswagen Automotive Cloud will be extended step-by-step to further regions of the world and to be available in Europe, China and the USA—the core markets for the future full-electric, fully connected ID.

2019 77

Valeo to demo telematics platform equipped with Autotalks’ V2X at CES 2019; switching between DSRC and C-V2X

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Valeo and Autotalks, a leader in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, will display global V2X capabilities integrated in a telematics platform at the upcoming CES 2019. This future-proof V2X solution, combined with the ADAS portfolio of Valeo, will be a solid foundation towards the path of the autonomous car and safer transportation.

2019 83

Industry group signs MOU to develop and test hydrogen fueling hardware for heavy-duty vehicles

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Under the MOU, the cross-industry group of both vehicle and infrastructure companies will test pre-commercial 70MPa hydrogen heavy duty vehicle high flow (H70HF) fueling hardware for future Class 8 (40 Ton) trucks.

2019 115

Ford confirms future all-electric F-Series truck, holds details close

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All-electric isn't just for cars anymore. Ford Group Vice President for Marketing and Sales Jim Farley confirmed that the company will build an all-electric version of its top-selling F-Series pickup. We're going to be electrifying the F-Series—battery electric and hybrid," he said at a presentation at the Deutsche Bank Global Automotive. Pickups

2019 88

Faraday Future funder writes its own Saab story

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After backing Faraday Future and running into a feud with its Chinese founder Jia Yueting, Evergrande on Tuesday bought a controlling interest in National Electric Vehicles Sweden, the Chinese company that bought the rights to what was Saab, and continues building electric. Faraday Future NEVSChinese health insurer Evergrande Health really wants in on electric cars.

2019 60

Boeing NeXt autonomous electric passenger air vehicle completes first flight; eVTOL with 50-mile range

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Future flights will test forward, wing-borne flight, as well as the transition phase between vertical and forward-flight modes. The CAV completed its first indoor flight last year and will transition to outdoor flight testing in 2019.

2019 125

UECC contracts for two battery hybrid LNG car carrier vessels

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We are investing in the future. As more bio fuels are set to become commercially available in the future, UECC aims to also use carbon neutral and synthetic fuels as part of our future fuel mix.

2019 99

DOE: 1 fuel cell bus in US has exceeded the DOE/DOT target of 25,000 hours; more getting close

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The data from these early FCEB deployments funded by the US Department of Transportation, state agencies, and the private sector help to guide future early-stage research and development supported by DOE’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office.

2019 139

Audi unveils MEB-based Q4 e-tron concept EV; production version in 2020

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The Q4 e-tron concept is based on the modular electrification platform (MEB) that will be integrated in numerous electric vehicles produced by the Volkswagen Group in the future, from the compact class to the superior medium-size class.

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