Cummins begins testing of hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine

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Cummins has begun testing a hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine. The proof-of-concept test is building on Cummins’ existing technology leadership in gaseous-fuel applications and powertrains. Cummins is thrilled about the potential of the hydrogen engine to reduce emissions and provide power and performance for customers.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Argo AI launch international trials of autonomous driving with ID. BUZZ

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We are excited to begin testing our self-driving system on European roads later this year, building on the initial work we’re doing now at a new test track we established next to the Munich airport. The first self-driving prototypes based on the future Volkswagen ID.

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Hydro exploring hydrogen opportunities for internal demand and external market

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Hydro is exploring the potential for developing and operating hydrogen facilities to meet large internal demand as well as serving an external market, leveraging the company’s industrial and renewable power expertise. Hydro has unique capabilities that set us apart from other industrial players due to our own renewable power positions and competence, and large internal demand for gas that can be replaced by green hydrogen solutions.

SemaConnect to Attend Building Owners and Managers Association’s (BOMA) 2021 International Conference and Expo

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Leading electric vehicle charging solutions provider to demonstrate new products at annual conference for commercial building owners and managers. The post SemaConnect to Attend Building Owners and Managers Association’s (BOMA) 2021 International Conference and Expo appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations.

CSIRO to lead $5M international engagement program to boost hydrogen capabilities

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A new $5-million program to be led by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, is intended to strengthen development of Australia’s hydrogen industry by supporting research, development and demonstration (RD&D) collaborations with international research organisations. The two-year Hydrogen RD&D International Collaboration Program is a key element in CSIRO’s recently-launched Hydrogen Industry Mission.

Proman to build two additional methanol dual-fuel tankers

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Proman has finalized an agreement to build two additional 49,900 dwt methanol dual-fuel MR tankers, bringing its total investment in methanol-powered vessels to six newbuildings. The new vessels will also be built at Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI), for delivery in Q4 2023.

Raven SR & Hyzon Motors to build up to 100 waste-to-hydrogen hubs

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a global supplier of hydrogen fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, announced a joint venture to build up to 100 hydrogen hubs across the United States and globally. As a non-combustion process, there is no ash, no slag, build up, or hotspots in the equipment.

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Hyundai Mobis building third core EV parts plant in Korea

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Hyundai Mobis is building its third core parts plant for electric vehicles in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, following plants in Chungju and Ulsan. The PE module takes the role of the engine of existing internal combustion vehicles, and is a core component optimized for electric vehicle models. The new factory in Pyeongtaek is located in Poseung District (BIX) in Pyeongtaek within the Yellow Sea Free Economic Zone, and the site is 16,726 m 2 ; Hyundai Mobis is investing 35.5

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TECO 2030 aims to build hydrogen fuel cell gigafactory in Norway

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Our ambition is to build an advanced innovation center combined with a giga factory, meaning that we will produce fuel cells with a capacity of 1200 megawatts, or 1.2

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SAE International and General Motors launch AutoDrive Challenge II; Level 4 autonomy

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SAE International announced the launch of the SAE AutoDrive Challenge II through a continued partnership with GM. The competition continues the strong partnership between GM and SAE in STEM education and will build on the success of the original AutoDrive Challenge.

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ELMS and Thermo King partner to build all-electric refrigerated delivery van prototype

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ELMS) ( earlier post ) and Thermo King, a strategic brand of Trane Technologies plc, plan to build an all-electric refrigerated delivery van. The prototype will also be on display at International Food Distributors Association’s annual events.

Clean Energy awarded $13M contract to build hydrogen station and supply fuel for Foothill Transit buses

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The agency is now entrusting Clean Energy to build its first hydrogen station in Pomona, CA, as it expands into another clean alternative fuel. Clean Energy’s construction contractor for the project is Nicosia Contracting International, who Clean Energy has worked with for nearly two decades. Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Volkswagen Group China building battery system factory in Anhui to strengthen BEV value chain

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The global strategy leads from vertical integration in the raw material market via building battery plants, as well as cell factories in collaboration with partners—amongst them the Chinese battery expert Gotion—to second life solutions and recycling. Currently, we are building up three MEB battery manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and the USA to be able to meet the growing demand for MEB battery systems in the future.

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Group14 Technologies and SK materials form JV to build plant for lithium-silicon battery materials

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Group14 Technologies, a global provider of silicon-carbon composite materials for lithium-ion markets, and SK materials, one of the world’s top manufacturers of special gases and industrial gases, are forming a joint venture to build a factory for lithium-silicon battery materials in South Korea.

LG Chem, Dansuk JV to build Korea’s first next-generation hydro-treated vegetable oil plant

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LG Chem and Korean biodiesel producer and exporter Dansuk Industrial will form a joint venture to build Korea’s first next-generation hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) plant. When a joint venture is established, LG Chem will prepare a base for supplying raw materials used to produce bio-SAP (high absorbent resin), ABS (high value synthetic resin), and PVC (polyvinyl chloride) through internalization of HVO.

Audi of America launches Internal Carbon Price program to support goal of lowering CO2 footprint 30% by 2025

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Audi of America is among the first in the automotive industry to implement an internal carbon price program as a key initiative in the brand’s pursuit of lower CO 2 emissions. The Audi Internal Carbon Price program is a self-imposed fee proportional to the amount of CO 2 and other greenhouse gas emissions that result from US operations, such as: Business travel. Building heat & energy.

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Report: Magna might build Fisker Ocean electric SUV in Austria

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entered a memorandum of understanding with Canada-based Magna International to build its Ocean electric SUV—in Graz, Austria. On Friday, Fisker Inc.

Oshkosh selects Spartanburg, S.C. to build next-generation USPS delivery fleet

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Oshkosh Defense has selected Spartanburg, South Carolina to be the home of its efforts to build the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) for the US Postal Service. Oshkosh Defense, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, will open a dedicated facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina where it will build the United States Postal Service (USPS) Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV).

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Nutrien and EXMAR partner to build vessel powered by low-carbon ammonia

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Nutrien, the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, and EXMAR, a provider of floating solutions for the operation, transportation and transformation of gas, will jointly develop and build a low-carbon, ammonia-fueled vessel. Nutrien and EXMAR support the decarbonization of shipping and the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Green House Gas (GHG) Strategy to reduce emissions. Select a shipyard capable of building an ammonia-powered vessel.

Tesla Model S Plaid might make an appearance at China’s International Consumer Product Expo

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Tesla announced that it would bring the entire S3XY line to China’s upcoming International Consumer Goods Expo in Hainan province. The post Tesla Model S Plaid might make an appearance at China’s International Consumer Product Expo appeared first on TESLARATI.

EV Charging: A Look at the International Landscape

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A project began in 2016 to build stations all up and down the Queensland coastline. General Motors recently announced they would build 30 new electric vehicles by 2025, and phase out cars that require fossil fuel altogether by 2035.

Biggest Tech Companies Now Building the Biggest Data Pipes

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Old-fashioned telecommunication carriers are falling behind in the global bandwidth race as global giants of content and cloud computing are building their own global networks.

IEA’s Hydrogen TCP undergoes a major revamp to support global implementation of hydrogen and international collaboration

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) created the Hydrogen Technology Collaboration Program (TCP) in October 1977. Since then, the multilateral mechanism has worked on more than 40 R&D&D and analysis tasks, and is a hub for international cooperation and knowledge exchange to promote and accelerate the development and implementation of hydrogen technologies.

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Our enemies are gasoline and the internal combustion engine

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From 1982 to 2016, Green Energy Consumers Alliance focused our attention on building energy fo r homes and businesses. But in 2016, alarmed at the rise in greenhouse gas emissions from cars, we became aware of the potential of vehicle electrification as a measure to reduce those emissions.

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OXIS Energy to build Li-S manufacturing plant in Brazil

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OXIS Energy and the Minas Gerais Development Company CODEMGE have signed a 15-year lease agreement with Mercedes Benz Brazil (MBB) to take possession of a plant located at the MBB manufacturing site in Juiz de Fora in southeast Brazil to build a Li-sulfur battery manufacturing operation. It is the key building block for customer batteries and can be utilized in electric buses, electric trucks, aircraft and marine vessels.

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International Trucks offers over-the-air programming for Cummins engines

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Building on its introduction of over-the-air (OTA) programming for its proprietary engines, International Trucks is now the first truck OEM to offer OTA programming for Cummins engines. Over-the-air programming, available through the nine-pin International LINK device, enables drivers or fleet managers to utilize a mobile interface to initiate engine programming at the customer’s facility over a safe, secure Wi-Fi Connection.

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Study: new international agreements needed to ensure sustainable supply of minerals and metals for low-carbon energy tech

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A study by an international team of researchers warns that the global transition to global low-carbon energy technology could be at risk unless new international agreements and governance mechanisms are put in place to ensure a sustainable supply of rare minerals and metals.

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Ford to assemble electric E-Transit van in Kansas City; building out $3.2B North American EV manufacturing capability

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Ford Motor Company announced that its Kansas City Assembly Plant will build the all-new E-Transit van, part of a more than $3.2 Ford is investing an additional $100 million in its Kansas City plant and adding approximately 150 full-time permanent jobs to build the E-Transit, a zero-emissions version of Transit, America’s best-selling commercial van. —Kumar Galhotra, president, Americas and International Markets Group.

GM restructuring; changing product development, production; 5 NA & 2 international plants shutting next year; staff reduction

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General Motors on Monday outlined a series of major restructuring steps that it said would accelerate its transformation for the future, building on the strategy it laid out in 2015 to strengthen its core business, to capitalize on the future of personal mobility and to drive significant cost efficiencies.

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Elevance Renewable Sciences to Form Joint Venture With Wilmar International To Build World-Scale BioRefinery

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ERS) has entered into an agreement to form a joint venture with Wilmar International Limited (Wilmar), one of the largest global agribusiness groups, to construct a biorefinery based on Elevance’s core olefin metathesis technology for the production of high-value performance chemicals, advanced biofuels and oleochemicals from renewable oils. This joint venture represents the next step in growing Elevance internationally. —K’Lynne Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.

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NREL develops Internal Short Circuit (ISC) device to help improve Li-ion battery design

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Researchers at the US Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed and patented an Internal Short Circuit (ISC) device capable of emulating latent defects that can cause escalating temperatures in lithium-ion batteries and lead to thermal runaway. NREL joined forces with NASA in developing new, more precise ways to trigger internal short circuits, to predict reactions, and to establish safeguards in the design of battery cells and packs.

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ICCT: IMO committee agrees to establish first climate framework for international shipping

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The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) reports that the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted a resolution codifying an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy for international shipping. The strategy implies that international shipping would consume between 3.8% New phases of the Energy Efficiency Design Index ( EEDI ) standards for new-build ships, to be reviewed within MEPC.

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SAE International publishes two standards for vehicle-to-vehicle communications

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SAE International has published two new technical standards for vehicle-to-vehicle communications: to standardize the data message sets used in Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications and to establish the parameters for a vehicle communication system to receive and transmit the message sets.

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International team discovers family of fungal enzymes that degrades xylans in wood biomass

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An international team of researchers has discovered a new family of enzymes found in fungi (fungal lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases, LPMOs) that are capable of breaking down xylans—a recalcitrant polysaccharide abundant in wood biomass. This research builds on that work by identifying further enzymes from this class which have the ability to break down wood’s challenging molecular structure.

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Algenol closes on additional $25M internal equity financing

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Algenol has recently commenced initial operations of a pilot commercial module at its Florida development campus, which builds on the successful launch of a demonstration project in India. BioFields’ most recent investment builds atop previous commitments to Algenol that began in 2007. Algal fuels producer Algenol has closed on a $25-million dollar investment from BioFields, a Mexican business group devoted to the development of renewable and clean energy projects.

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Volkswagen to build MEB EVs in Chattanooga beginning in 2022; $800M investment in plant

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In addition to Chattanooga, Volkswagen is building the first dedicated EV production facility in Zwickau, Germany, starting MEB production by the end of 2019. Volkswagen is building up the production capacity needed to sell more than 1 million electric cars per year by 2025. CROZZ SUV concept, first shown at the North American International Auto Show last year. We could not be prouder to build the future of mobility here in the US.

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SK Innovation to build $1.67B EV battery manufacturing plant in Georgia

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billion to build a new electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plant in Georgia. SK Group has been building relationships within the United States for decades. It owns SK Energy, South Korea’s Nº 1 refining company; SK Global Chemical, the leader in the domestic petrochemical industry; SK Lubricants, a global lubricants company; SK Incheon Petrochem, a refining and chemical company; and SK Trading International, a trader of crude oils and petrochemicals.

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International team uncovers mechanisms of VW, Fiat software defeat device code

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An international team of researchers has uncovered the mechanisms of two families of software defeat devices for diesel engines: one used by the Volkswagen Group to pass emissions tests in the US and Europe, and a second found in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Furthermore, our analysis can be extended to take more primitive building blocks such as timers and multiplexers into account to deepen the knowledge about the relation of various components in the detection logic.

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Siemens building first stretch of eHighway on public roads in Germany

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Siemens has been commissioned by the German state of Hesse to build an overhead contact line for electrified freight transport on a ten-kilometer stretch of autobahn. The system is being built as part of the joint project “Electrified, innovative heavy freight transport on autobahns” (ELISA) of Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB). The eHighway is twice as efficient compared to internal combustion engines.

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BioJet International and Abundant Biofuels merging

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BioJet International Ltd. BioJet is an international supply chain integrator in renewable (bio) jet fuel and related co-products which include green diesel, etc. The strategic additional bandwidth brought by the team and assets of Abundant form a major building block in the expansion of our Camelina, Jatropha, Algae and Biomass projects in Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. and Abundant Biofuels Corporation announced their merger.

Calls for an international 48V electrical standard for vehicles; looming WLTP implementation

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At the 2 nd International Conference Automotive 48 V Power Supply Systems , held last week in Düsseldorf, Germany, Controlled Power Technologies (CPT), a major sponsor of the event, together with leading car makers and Tier 1 suppliers, argued the need for an internationally agreed 48V electrical standard. A common international 48V standard would be a smart move.

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EPA and State Department to partner on overseas real-time air quality monitoring; AirNow-International

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A new fellowship program will enable US technical experts to visit participating diplomatic missions to help transfer skills and build capacity for air quality monitoring data analysis and maintenance. In 2010, the EPA and the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB) launched AirNow-International , with real-time air quality data reporting from the 2010 World Expo.

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PNNL team develops catalyst to convert ethanol into C5+ ketones as building blocks for high-value chemicals and fuels

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ZrO 2 catalyst that converts ethanol into C 5+ ketones that can serve as building blocks for everything from solvents to jet fuel. A paper on the work is published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have developed a novel Pd?promoted promoted ZnO?ZrO The catalyst developed at PNNL condenses multiple reactions into a single step.

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