BloombergNEF expects 40% growth in global EV sales in 2019; 2.6M vehicles, 1.5M in China

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million electric vehicles to be sold globally in 2019. million units—around 57% of the global market. China’s market is in transition, and the recent annual doubling of sales every year looks unlikely to hold in 2019. The ‘New Energy Vehicle’ quota takes effect this year but the requirements for 2019 are relatively modest. Broader macroeconomic factors (higher interest rates and slowing consumer spending) will also impact global sales.

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CO2 emissions in US could fall again in 2019, federal agency projects

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percent in 2019, in what it says is the largest decrease since 2015. global warming carbon dioxideA new report by the U.S. Energy Information Agency forecasts that for the first time in two years annual carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. will decrease.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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The latest 2019 Outlander PHEV model delivers lowered CO 2 emissions levels, with 40 g/km (NEDC Correlated)/46 g/km (WLTP) and excellent fuel economy, with 1.8

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@LATimes Continues To Suck The Big One On #ClimateEmergency Reporting As Staff Be Tripping On Jet Fumes & Chevron Flaring #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Study forecasts even with modest warming, global energy demand to increase by mid-century

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A new study published in Nature Communications by researchers from IIASA, Boston University, and the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice found that by mid-century, climate change will increase the demand for energy globally, even with modest warming.

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Clueless El Segundo Newspaper @LATimes Continues To Ballwash Oil Industry By Deleting #ClimateEmergency From PR Piece For Chevron. @DrPatSoonShiong Desperately Needs A Climate Change Editor #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Tesla reports record deliveries of ~95,200 vehicles in Q2 2019

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In a filing with the SEC, Tesla said that in Q2 2019, it achieved record production of 87,048 vehicles and record deliveries of approximately 95,200 vehicles. In addition, it made significant progress streamlining global logistics and delivery operations at higher volumes, enabling cost efficiencies and improvements to its working capital position. Tesla Q2 2019 production and deliveries.

2019 82

TeraWatt Technology solid-state battery prototype tests showing 432 kWh/kg

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SERES), a global transportation technology with headquarters in Santa Clara, California, and is led by Dr. Yifan Tang, Dr. Ken Ogata and Dr. Chengyu Mao.

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Global warming threatens global seed bank in Norway's Arctic

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Politicians may argue over the academic merits of global warming theories. A recent report by the Norwegian Center for Climate Services shows that global warming in the Arctic region may pose a very direct threat to human well-being. global warmingBut the arguments are no longer just academic. As with most climate studies, the Climate in Svalbard 2100 report.

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Democrats call to end global warming emissions (gasoline included) by 2050

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The new plan called "100 by 50," aims to eliminate 100 percent of emissions that contribute to global warming by 2050. global warming carbon dioxide Green New DealThe powerful, Democratic-led House Energy and Commerce Committee put meat on the bones of the Green New Deal on Tuesday. It was laid out by Republican Committee member Paul Tonko (NY), who said in a statement, “There is no.

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Adamas: lithium usage for EV batteries up 76% year-over-year in February 2019

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In February 2019, 76% more lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) was deployed globally in batteries of newly-sold passenger EVs than the same month the year prior, according to a model-by-model build-up using Adamas Intelligence’s “EV Battery Capacity and Battery Metals Tracker”.

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Adamas: China, US and Japan drove 73% of electrified vehicle battery nickel deployment in May 2019

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In May 2019, 73% of all nickel metal equivalent (NME) deployed in passenger electrified vehicle batteries globally went into vehicles sold in China, the US and Japan, collectively, according to Adamas Intelligence’s latest ‘ EV Battery Nickel Monthly ’ report. In total, the amount of NME deployed globally in May 2019 increased by 57% versus the same month the year prior due to rising BEV sales and growing adoption of higher-nickel cathode chemistries, such as NCM 523, 622 and 811.

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Mazda starts US pre-orders for diesel 2019 Mazda CX-5

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Mazda Motor Corporation announced at the New York International Auto Show that it has begun accepting pre-orders for the diesel-powered 2019 Mazda CX-5 in the US market. The 2019 CX-5 Signature AWD with Skyactiv-D 2.2

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Ford and Volkswagen expand global collaboration to include EVs, invest in Argo AI

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Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles—and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the US and Europe. In addition to its global headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pa.,

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

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Today, here in the South Bay of Los Angeles where I live, we have all the dots you’d ever need to connect the crisis level of global warming to the urgent action needed locally. In 2019 alone more easy-to-connect climate crisis dots have made worldwide news: .

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Daimler Trucks establishes global organization for highly automated driving

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Daimler Trucks is establishing the Autonomous Technology Group as a global organization for automated driving, bringing together its worldwide expertise and activities, as of 1 June.

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BNEF ups forecast for global investment in stationary energy storage, sees majority of capacity likely to be grid-scale

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Global cumulative energy storage installations. BNEF’s Energy Storage Outlook 2019 predicts a further halving of lithium-ion battery costs per kilowatt-hour by 2030, as demand takes off in two different markets: stationary storage and electric vehicles.

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IHS Markit: average age of cars and light trucks in US rises again in 2019 to 11.8 years

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—Mark Seng, director, global automotive aftermarket practice at IHS Markit. The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the US has risen again this year to 11.8 years, according to new research from business information provider IHS Markit.

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Mercom Capital: VC funding for battery storage companies up 139% YoY in 1H 2019 to $1.4B; led by Northvolt financing

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VC funding in Battery Storage companies in 1H 2019 was up by 139% with $1.4 The Top 5 VC funding deals in 1H 2019 were: Northvolt’s $1-billion raise; Sila Nanotechnologies raised $170 million; Romeo Power secured $88.6 A total of 41 VC investors participated in Battery Storage funding in 1H 2019. There were four announced battery storage project funding deals in 1H 2019 bringing for a combined $499 million compared to $34 million in four deals in 1H 2018.

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AstraZeneca electrifying global vehicle fleet

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The Climate Group announced that global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca will join its business leadership initiative on electric vehicles, EV100 ( earlier post ); AstraZeneca will switch its 16,000-vehicle fleet to electric by 2030. By the end of 2019, AstraZeneca will operate: 120 EVs in the UK (23% of UK fleet). The UK is the first G7 nation to have formally adopted a net zero emissions target, seeking to eliminate its contribution to global warming by 2050.

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Global warming emissions hit record level in 2018, IEA reports

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The International Energy Agency reported on Tuesday that global warming emissions reached a record level in 2018, despite efforts in the U.S., global warming carbon dioxideEurope, and China to reduce emissions with more sales of electric cars and cleaner power. Greenhouse gas emissions increased faster in 2018 than during any of the past six years. Worldwide, emissions of.

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GlobalData: Global coal production set to grow to 2022, despite major players scaling down capacities

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After declining consecutively for three years, global coal production increased by 2.8% There are more than 300 coal projects potentially commencing operations between 2019 and 2022.

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Gallup, EC develop globally consistent, harmonized Degree of Urbanization variable

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In response to this lack of a common definition, a coalition of six international organizations (the EU, FAO, ILO, OECD, UN-Habitat and the World Bank) have developed a single global definition called the Degree of Urbanization.

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New report finds global CO2 vehicle emission reduction measures falter; dropping diesels, increasing SUVs

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Vehicle fuel economy improvements have slowed globally, according to the latest report from the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI): Fuel Economy In Major Car Markets: Technology And Policy Drivers 2005-2017. Overall, global fuel economy has improved by an average of 1.7%

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Adamas: lithium deployment in passenger EVs up 47% y-o-y in May 2019

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In May 2019, 47% more lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) was deployed globally in batteries of passenger EVs than the same month the year prior, according to Adamas Intelligence’s latest subscription-based “ EV Battery Lithium Monthly ” report. Global sales of passenger HEVs, PHEVs and BEVs collectively increased by 12% in May 2019 versus May 2018, translating to an increase in deployment of li-ion batteries.

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UN global climate report restores hope, lays out roadmap

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A new UN report on global climate change isn't quite as dire as one it issued last October. global warming greenhouse gas climate change carbon dioxideThat special report on warming of 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit (1.5 degrees Celsius) showed that the effects of climate change could become catastrophic by 2040, at least 10 years earlier than scientists had predicted. Another report in December by private energy.

2019 82

Eni report: global oil reserves and oil production up in 2018 due to US

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In 2018, global oil reserves rose slightly (+0.4%), mainly due to growth in the US. Source: Eni World Oil Review 2019. WTI, the US light crude, covers 60% of global growth. Global oil demand grew by 1.4%, slightly lower than in 2017 (+1.6%) in a context of increasing oil prices.

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World’s largest electric ferry completes maiden voyage; 4.3MWh Leclanché battery system

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This project demonstrates that today we can replace fossil fuel thermal drives with clean energy, and thus contribute to the fight against global warming and pollution for the well-being of our communities.

2019 149

UK Consortium in £8M project to design EV powertrain for global market

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GKN Automotive, Drive System Design and the University of Nottingham are collaborating on an £8-million (US$10 million) project to design and develop a world-leading electric vehicle powertrain for the global market.

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Honda to unveil new EV prototype at 2019 Geneva Show; mass production version out this year

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Honda has confirmed the global premiere of a prototype version of its new electric vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019. A mass production version of the car will be on sale later in the year.

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GM unveils digital vehicle platform; 4.5 TB/h; installed on new Cadillac CT5, rollout to most GM vehicles globally by 2023

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Debuting on the recently-unveiled 2020 Cadillac CT5 sedan, the electronic platform will go into production later this year and should be rolled out to most vehicles within GM’s global lineup by 2023.

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Great Wall Motor battery offshoot SVOLT premieres Li-ion battery lineup, targeting EVs

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Based on a global mindset, SVOLT also announced its plan to build a base in Europe. Domestically, SVOLT’s factory is under construction in Changzhou, Jiangsu, which will be operational by the end of 2019 with SOP in February 2020, and will have a capacity of 12GWh in 2020.

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Scandlines installing Norsepower’s rotor sail solution on board hybrid ferry

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The Norsepower Rotor Sail is the first data-verified and commercially operational auxiliary wind propulsion technology for the global maritime industry. Preparations for the retrofit will take place in November 2019 with the installation scheduled for Q2 2020.

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LG Chem to host 2nd Global Innovation Contest; petrochemicals, batteries, advanced materials, biotechnologies

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LG Chem will host the 2nd Global Innovation Contest (GIC) for leading universities and research institutions worldwide. Being the first of its kind in Korean chemical industry, Global Innovation Contest invites organizations around the world to discover innovative ideas and technologies. In 2018, LG Chem held the 1 st Global Innovation Contest in which total of 17 projects, including next-generation batteries and new energy technologies, were selected.

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Electric motor company YASA enters innovation agreement with global automotive manufacturer for hybrids and EVs

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YASA, a leading manufacturer of axial-flux electric motors and controllers, signed a long-term joint innovation agreement with a global automotive OEM.

2019 131

C2CNT process converts flue gas from natural gas power plant into carbon nanotubes

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Xirui Wang, Xinye Liu, Gad Licht, Baohui Wang, Stuart Licht (2019) “Exploration of alkali cation variation on the synthesis of carbon nanotubes by electrolysis of CO 2 in molten carbonates,” Journal of CO 2 Utilization , Volume 34, Pages 303-312 doi: 10.1016/j.jcou.2019.07.007.

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Meritor has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs through 2020

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has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs that the company expects to put at least 130 fully electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks on the road through 2020. Meritor, Inc.

2019 107

GlobalData: Global battery energy storage market to grow by 7% to reach $13.13B by 2023

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The global battery energy storage market will to grow to $13.13 The US market for battery energy storage is estimated to reach $2.96bn in 2023, accounting for 23% of the global market. billion by 2023, according to a new forecast by GlobalData.

2019 102

CAR: US light-duty vehicle sales to dip in 2019

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million units for 2019. The Center for Automotive Research’s (CAR’s) updated automotive sales outlook forecasts US light-duty vehicle sales at 16.8 CAR’s forecast includes a continuation of sales declines in 2020 and 2021 down to 16.5 million units in 2021. CAR projects sales to rebound to 16.8

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BloombergNEF: electrics to take 57% of global passenger car sales, 81% of municipal bus sales by 2040

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BloombergNEF (BNEF) is out with an aggressive forecast that projects electric vehicles taking up 57% of the global passenger car sales by 2040—slightly higher than it forecast a year ago—and electric buses with 81% of municipal bus sales by the same date.

2019 106

Hawaii responds to global warming threat against Waikiki beach

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Climate scientists have issued frequent warning about the effects of rising sea levels from global warming on cities such as Miami and New York. global warming climate changeBut among the first places in the U.S. that may suffer the effects of climate change could be Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, according to a 2017 report by the Hawaii Climate Commission report, which showed.

Sea level rise by 2100 could be double previous estimates, scientists predict

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The consequences of global warming could be twice as bad as previously suggested, according to a new report published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. global warming greenhouse gas

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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. BYTON aims to create a premium brand rooted in China which has a global reach.

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