IEA World Energy Outlook view on the transport sector to 2035; passenger car fleet doubling to almost 1.7B units, driving oil demand up to 99 mb/d; reconfirming the end of cheap oil

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) last week launched the 2011 edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO), the current edition of its annual flagship publication assessing the threats and opportunities facing the global energy system out to 2035. The passenger vehicle fleet doubles to almost 1.7 Oil and the Transport Sector: Reconfirming the End of Cheap Oil. Change in primary oil demand by sector and region in the central New Policies Scenario, 2010-2035. WEO 2011.

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NACFE releases guidance report on hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty trucks

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Key findings from the report include: Hydrogen fuel cells trucks are just starting to see real-world use and their adoption is being driven by regional or national considerations that are much bigger than what exists for trucking fleets. Fleets Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen Market Backgroun

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A just transition

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However, to this auspicious list, we must now add (at least) one more category; the end of the internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle. Particularly if they can be replaced by more active travel and public transport, alongside much cleaner forms of private and fleet vehicles. For people who rely on cheap-to-run diesel vans or cars to get about or run their business the coming years will be a challenge.

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Analysis: What’s the Best Way to Market EVs?

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Harley-Davidson, the legendary and revered American manufacturer of motorcycles, announced that it is establishing LiveWire as a separate electric motorcycle brand on July 8,2021, just in time for the first of nine outdoor International Motorcycle Shows. first appeared on Clean Fleet Report.

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LDV eT60 electric ute, eDeliver 9 van and MIFA 9 people mover have big EV price premiums

EV Central

LDV has announced the prices of its trio of new electric models – and they’re not cheap. . It’s based on the regular Deliver 9 van but, like the eT60 ute, does away with the internal combustion engine and replaces it with an electric motor and battery pack.

What’s the Etiquette for Electric Vehicle Drivers?

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It’s never acceptable for an internal combustion car to park in a spot designated for a plug-in car. But we’ll get onto that soon. | Don’t Unplug Plug-in Hybrids… As mentioned above, internal combustion engine (ICE) cars occupying a charging bay isn’t acceptable under any circumstance.

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SETEC POWER provides the perfect solution for mobile EV charging

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Based on the demand for mobile EV charging from charging station operators, fleet operators, etc., Compared with gasoline-powered or similar generators internally, this mobile charging system is fully green and not polluted.

MAN Diesel & Turbo announces new ME-LGI dual-fuel engine for methanol and LPG; Waterfront Shipping signs LOI for four units

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With a viable, convenient and comparatively cheap fuel already onboard, it makes sense to use a fraction of the cargo to power the vessel. The company operates the largest methanol ocean tanker fleet in the world with its fleet comprising vessels from 3,000 to 49,000 dwt. Its fleet of 18 tankers delivers products to major international markets in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

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Volkswagen ID.4 quick spin: first Australian drive of electric SUV

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INTERNATIONAL DRIVE: Volkswagen ID.4 demand, Volkswagen highlights fleets and governments as being key to those more affordable variants. There’s plenty of places for odds and ends and the finishes present well, although have some cheap elements. The Volkswagen ID.4

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How Long Does an Electric Car Battery Last?

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While battery life span varies by manufacturer and age, in general you can expect new batteries to rival and often exceed the longevity of drivetrain components on internal combustion engine (ICE) Vehicles.

Volkswagen Group invested €11.5B (US$12.9B) in R&D in 2014; ongoing focus on electromobility and digitalization of vehicles

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Speaking on the eve of the Geneva International Motor Show, Prof. Winterkorn pointed out that thanks to sensor technology and connectivity, the Group already has the largest networked fleet in the world on the road, adding that the automaker also has the world’s largest low-CO 2 fleet, with the present lineup including 57 model variants that already meet the 95 gram/mile target. Oil will not be as cheap as it is at the moment for ever.

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Opinion: Why Buffett Bet A Billion On Solar: Miles Per Acre Per Year

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During the late innings of the ICE-age (as in the Internal Combustion Engine age) it has become clear that feeding gasoline and diesel to the next billion new cars is not going to be easy, or cheap. Silicon based PV, on the other hand, is hugely scalable and relatively cheap. by Henry Hewitt for Oilprice.com.

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Could Sucking Up the Seafloor Solve Battery Shortage?

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Texas is top of The Metals Company's list for the processing plant given the state's ports and access to cheap renewables. "We Raw materials nodule The Metals Company Agencies from seventeen nations have exploration contracts in the CCZ from the International Seabed Authority.

Europe Expands Virtual Borders To Thwart Migrants

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By delivering the migrants there, the masters of the Maltese vessels, and perhaps the European rescue authorities involved, may have violated the international law of the sea, which requires ship masters to return people they rescue to a safe port.

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Perspective: Drive Star Conversion Program Could Cut US Oil Use in Half by 2020

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And oil only seems cheap. So these retrofits will cost less to drive right away, benefitting public, military, and private fleets, and individual drivers. But let’s realize: defending our nation is never cheap. Early next year, we’ll convene a kickoff summit in Michigan for conversion companies, car and component makers, lenders, fleet owners, and drivers to begin a national rollout of the best solutions. Perspective by Felix Kramer, Founder, CalCars.

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Buffett's Chinese electric car company

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The Shenzhen manufacturing region, where the company is headquartered, is known for cheap unskilled labor, but BYD’s competitive advantage derives from its cheap skilled labor. The government will make direct grants to automakers (as we do, of course) and also provide “subsidies of up to $8,800 are being offered to taxi fleets and local government agencies in 13 Chinese cities for each hybrid or all-electric vehicle they purchase.”

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2020 Top 10 Countries in the Global EV Revolution

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Most of this was driven by Europe, where strict cash penalties levied directly on automakers, for each ICE (internal-combustion engine) sold, came into effect January 2020 — and simply worked! I finally got hold of reported total bus fleets and bus replacement rates in Europe.

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Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The first buyers will be fleet users, which will build central fast-charging facilities. They generate fewer greenhouse gas emissions than cars that burn gasoline, and they have lower fuel costs, even when oil is cheap. Thats because electric engines are more efficient than internal-combustion engines, and because generating energy on a large scale (in coal or nuclear plants) is less wasteful than doing it on a small scale (by burning gasoline in an internal-combustion engine).

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Millions will plug-in their electric vehicles (EV), plug-in hybrids (PHEV) and fuel cell vehicles (FCV) at night when electricity is cheap, then plug-in during the day when energy is expensive and sell those extra electrons at a profit. Clean Fleet Article It would be a financial win-win for all. John Addison publishes the Clean Fleet Report with archives of over 60 articles and reports about electric vehicles, V2G, biofuels, fleet success and more.

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Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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I would say that electricity is a vastly superior fuel for the light vehicle fleet,” said Willett Kempton , a professor and alternative energy specialist at the University of Delaware. Electrifying the entire vehicle fleet would provide more than three times the U.S.’s The hybridization of express and local routing that they represent could potentially serve even our most sprawling cities better than a fleet of electric cars.

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