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Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen partner on renewable isooctane for specialty fuel applications

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Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen, world market leader in alkylate gasoline for two- and four-stroke small engines, have entered into a partnership on renewable isooctane ( earlier post ) for specialty fuel applications. billion (US$3.8

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Argonne study shows range of GHG reductions for electrofuel Fischer-Tropsch; up to 108% reduction

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The authors modeled the FT fuel synthesis process using Aspen Plus, which showed that 45% of the carbon in CO 2 can be fixed in the FT fuel, with a fuel production energy efficiency of 58%. This study highlights the sensitivity of the carbon intensity of FT fuels to the system boundary selection (i.e.,

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New FIAT 500e Inspired By models align with symbols of Italian culture – music and beauty

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Fiat CEO Olivier Francois debuted the two new models today at Aspen Ideas: Climate in Miami, Florida. Two new models join the (500e)RED edition: Inspired By Beauty and Inspired By Music. Each celebrates a pillar of both the FIAT brand and Italian culture.

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First drive review: 2021 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid is for “Zoom town” weekend warriors

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Sun Valley, Aspen, Butte, or Bozeman: The places in the West that might sound familiar as ski destinations or summer mountain getaways are increasingly the “Zoom towns” that weekend-warrior tech types—younger professionals who live for quick dashes up to the slopes, cliffs, or trails—are calling home.

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GM CEO shares insights on Elon Musk and Tesla NACS partnership


During an interview with CNBC ‘s Andrew Ross Sorkin at the Aspen Ideas Festival , Barra was asked about how she views Tesla and Elon Musk following their NACS agreement. GM announced earlier this month that its vehicles would be integrating Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) for its electric cars starting 2025.

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Mayors of 12 major cities pledge to procure only zero-emission buses from 2025; major areas to be zero-emission by 2030

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Together4Climate was part of CityLab, an annual summit organized by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Atlantic and the Aspen Institute. Less than 500 cities will be responsible for 60% of global economic growth and 50% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission growth between now and 2030.

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NIO to launch new ET7 at Shanghai auto show besides new ES6

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platform-based models use a software architecture called Aspen. The full range of NIO models equipped with the Banyan intelligent system will be presented on April 18, the new ES6 will debut and the 2023 ET7 will be officially launched, NIO said. Banyan is the software architecture for NIO's NT 2.0

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