Audi opens power-to-gas facility in Werlte/Emsland; e-gas from water, green electricity and CO2

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Audi has opened its e-gas plant in Werlte, making it the first automobile manufacturer to develop a chain of sustainable energy carriers. Audi notes that its e-gas project transcends the needs of the automobile industry and shows how large amounts of green electricity can be stored efficiently and independently of location by transforming it into methane gas and storing it in the natural gas network. Audi’s e-gas plant. Click to enlarge.

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“Energiewende” in a tank; Audi e-fuels targeting carbon-neutral driving with synthetic fuels from renewables, H2O and CO2; Swiss policy test case

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In June 2013, Audi commissioned a power-to-gas facility in the north German town of Werlte, thus becoming the first automobile manufacturer to develop a chain of sustainable energy sources. The pilot plant is also demonstrating that industrialization of liquid Audi e‑fuels is also possible. Audi is the exclusive partner in the automotive industry. A regulation governing the use of biogas is already in place as an industry solution for vehicles powered by natural gas.

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Tesla and Toyota to revisit old partnership for new EV development: report

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Citing an official from the Japanese automobile industry, the Chosun Ilbo , one of South Korea’s largest newspapers, stated that the upcoming partnership between Tesla and Toyota would likely result in the development of a small electric SUV.

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Frankfurt Motor Show goes green. The Green Piece

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Steeped in history, the International Motor Show, or Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA), held biennially in Frankfurt, Germany, is already regarded as the world’s largest motor show – and this year it may be more important than ever. As the automobile industry moves ever closer to the age of green cars, manufacturers are lining up some innovative concepts that place the emphasis firmly on fuel economy and cutting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The Green Piece.

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Japanese carmakers still ‘most sustainable’

Green Cars News

A focus on tailpipe CO2 emissions has distracted away from the impact of car production, suggests Professor Frank Figge who co-authored the ‘Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing’ study. Professor Figge from Queen’s University Management School said: “Economic crisis, energy crisis, climate crisis and recent global developments have affected the automobile industry like few other sectors.

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EV special III / Opinion / Hybrid & Electric / Themes / Welcome - Minds in Motion

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Peripheral circumstances are different everywhere, says TNT CO2 manager Mr Bjorn Sawilla. National pilots Using CNG, like TNT Germany, has many benefits on local air quality but is only a temporary solution, because it doesnt solve the problem of CO2 emissions. The letter asked for extra stimulating measures to help the Dutch industry acquire an internationally leading position in electric driving, or E-mobility.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

BYD BYD Automobile Company, Shenzhen, China (partially owned by Warren Buffets Mid-America Holdings) Plan F6DM $22,000 PHEV with 60-mile range for sale, starting in China in 2009, in the US around 2011 Chrysler ENVI division developing Town & Country minivan, 200C EV concept and Jeep Patriot and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited SUVs, EREVs (series hybrids) with 40-mile range One PHEV planned for sale in US by end of 2010, others by 2013. By partnering with these two industries.

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