FTA awarding $130M in Low-No grants for zero-emission and low-emission transit buses and facilities

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The US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced approximately $130 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of transit buses and infrastructure for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses and supporting facilities. These include hydrogen fuel cells, battery electric engines, and related infrastructure investments such as charging stations.

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DOE awards Hyundai $4.95M for work on advanced mixed-mode gasoline engine; Co-Optima

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million over three years as part of an $80-million Co-Optima funding round ( earlier post ) to conduct research and development for an advanced mixed-mode gasoline (spark/compression ignition) engine to attain significant improvements in both fuel economy and CO 2 emissions. The project is part of Hyundai’s advanced engine technology strategy and is planned to be used in future production vehicles as both stand-alone (engine only) and hybrid (PHEV, MHEV) configurations.

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EPA announces ~$44M in DERA funding to reduce emissions from diesel engines

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of grant funding to implement projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines. EPA anticipates awarding approximately $44 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA) grant funding to eligible applicants. EPA anticipates releasing a separate Tribal DERA grant funding opportunity in early 2020.

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EPA announces $46M for latest Diesel Emissions Reduction Act funding

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of grant funding to implement projects which reduce emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines. EPA anticipates awarding approximately $46 million in Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant funding to eligible applicants, subject to the availability of funds. Virgin Islands) will accept applications requesting up to $2,500,000 in grant funds. Diesel Emissions Engines

ArcelorMittal selected as the sole Gen 3 steel supplier for the 2021 Ford Bronco

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This highly anticipated vehicle will be the first automobile in the world to incorporate this grade of steel, which is made at AM/NS Calvert in Alabama. Ford’s chief engineer gave us a goal to decrease the total vehicle weight reduction by 10%.

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University Of Georgia purchases 20 Proterra 40' Catalyst E2 buses with DuoPower drivetrain

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After receiving a $10-million grant from the GO! All of the University of Georgia’s Catalyst E2 buses will be powered by the Proterra DuoPower drivetrain, which delivers twice the horsepower and five times the efficiency of a standard diesel engine. Proterra has sold its Catalyst buses to StarMetro/Florida State University, University of Montana, Duke University and Alabama A&M University. The University of Georgia has placed an order for twenty Proterra 40?

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EPA announces availability of $26M for projects to reduce diesel emissions from existing fleet

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $26 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from the US’ existing fleet of diesel engines. Diesel-powered engines move approximately 90% of the nation’s freight tonnage, and today nearly all highway freight trucks, locomotives, and commercial marine vessels are powered by diesel engines.

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USDOT announces $84.9M through Lo-No program to expand advanced bus technologies

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million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of transit buses and infrastructure that use advanced propulsion technologies. These include hydrogen fuel cells, battery electric engines, and related infrastructure investments such as charging stations. Alabama A&M University. The US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $84.9

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Codexis advances discussions in new fuels agreement with Shell for commercializing cellulase enzyme technology

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Under this agreement, Shell has agreed to negotiate exclusively with Codexis through 1 September 2012 the terms of a new agreement under which Shell would grant to the company certain rights and licenses in the biofuels field to develop and sell cellulase enzymes to third parties on a worldwide basis, except Brazil. Codexis developed this patented technology under a license granted by CO 2 Solutions, Inc. Codexis, Inc.,

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Remy International, Inc. Supplying HVH Electric Motors to Daimler for 2010 Mercedes-Benz ML450 Two-Mode Hybrid

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The HVH technology provides improved motor performance and cooling effectiveness, enabling increased range in all-electric drive mode and the potential for a smaller internal combustion engine. The first motor is positioned close to the internal combustion engine and is used both as a motor and generator, providing more than 80 hp (60 kW) to assist the drivetrain or charge the vehicle battery. In August 2009, Remy was selected to receive a $60.2-million grant as part of the $2.4

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US DOT Awards $100M in Recovery Act Funds to 43 Transit Projects to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Transit agencies began submitting their proposals after the FTA announced rules for the Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction (TIGGER) grant program as part of the Recovery Act last March. Since President Obama signed ARRA into law in February, grants totaling more than $7.2 This grant would allow ConnDOT to upgrade the upcoming purchases of buses and would fund the incremental cost of a hybrid bus compared to a conventional bus.

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