Electric motor company YASA enters innovation agreement with global automotive manufacturer for hybrids and EVs

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YASA, a leading manufacturer of axial-flux electric motors and controllers, signed a long-term joint innovation agreement with a global automotive OEM.

2019 131

This Is Why You Don’t Take Money From Oil Companies For Your Schools

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When Chevron, or Phillips 66, or ExxonMobil or E&B oil companies give schools and nonprofits funding money they do it for one reason only. Sold them out to the very oil companies who are destroying their chance of having a decent future.

2015 246

Daimler Trucks establishes global organization for highly automated driving

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Daimler Trucks is establishing the Autonomous Technology Group as a global organization for automated driving, bringing together its worldwide expertise and activities, as of 1 June. In addition, the founders of Torc Robotics will continue to be part of the company’s management team.

2019 106

13 global companies launch Hydrogen Council in Davos; promoting hydrogen to help meet climate goals

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Thirteen leading energy, transport and industry companies have launched a global initiative in Davos to voice a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition.

2017 115

Global BMW Group electrified vehicle sales pass 400K mark

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Five and a half years after it was launched, demand for the iconic BMW i3 continues to grow with global sales in May up 40.0%. By the end of next year, the BMW Group will have introduced ten new or updated electrified models and by the end of this year, the company expects to have a total of half a million electrified vehicles on the roads.

2019 68

Nissan Leaf crosses 400,000 cumulative global sales

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With Tesla looming in its rearview mirrors, the little Nissan Leaf is chuffing ahead in the global electric-car sales race. The company that built the original modern electric car announced on Tuesday that it sold its 400,000th copy of the Leaf worldwide, just as the longer-range Leaf Plus version goes on sale to spar with Tesla's new Short Range.

2019 72

Companies form H2Bus consortium to deploy 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell buses and infrastructure in Europe

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FCmove products will be officially launched at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit, taking place 9-12 June in Stockholm, Sweden. Everfuel, Wrightbus, Ballard Power Systems, Hexagon Composites, Nel Hydrogen and Ryse Hydrogen—leading players in the hydrogen fuel cell electric value chain—are joining forces to form the H2Bus Consortium.

2019 112

Ford developing a strategy to address urban personal mobility globally; a mobility company, not just an auto company

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Ford Motor Company is mapping out a strategy to address the requirements for personal mobility in the context of the megatrend of increasing global urbanization, both in mature economies as well as in emerging markets. But we’ll work with companies that will do that.

Meritor has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs through 2020

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has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs that the company expects to put at least 130 fully electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks on the road through 2020. Meritor, Inc.

2019 106

California ARB developing Clean Miles Standard for ridesharing companies

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With the enactment of SB 1014 ( earlier post )—the Clean Miles Standard and Incentive Program—the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is to develop and to implement new requirements for transportation network companies (TNCs)—i.e., This bill requires CARB to adopt and set annual GHG reduction requirements on TNC companies by 1 January 2021.

2019 103

Light bio-olefins company Global Bioenergies raises €23 million

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Global Bioenergies, an industrial biology company developing light olefin bioproduction processes ( earlier post ), closed its capital increase launched 27 June 2013, raising a final gross value of €23 million (US$30 million). The company fully exercised the extension clause, resulting in the creation of 927,419 new shares and the final value of €23 million.

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BNEF: EV company fundings bright spot as clean energy investment slips in Q3 quarter; 3 China EV companies raise $1.9B

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Global clean energy investment was $67.8 billion in the third quarter of 2018, down 6% from the same period last year, according to the latest Clean Energy Investment Trends report from research company Bloomberg NEF (BNEF).

2018 113

Geely announces first electric car aimed at global markets

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Called the GE11, Geely's first global electric car is a sedan about the size of a Honda Civic or Insight, with a similar sloping fastback design. The company did not specify a battery size or range, but said that the car. In time with the Detroit auto show, Chinese automaker Geely announced its first electric car planned to go on sale worldwide.

2019 81

Occidental Petroleum and Chevron invest in direct air carbon capture and synthetic fuels company Carbon Engineering

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CE) has received equity investment from two global energy companies: Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC (OLCV), a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation; and Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), the venture capital arm of Chevron Corporation. Canada-based Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE)

2019 145

H2 dual-fuel system company Alset Global joins Hydrogen London

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Alset Global, a technology and engineering company working on clean mobility solutions based on hydrogen, has joined Hydrogen London. The company’s dual-fuel Hybrid Hydrogen technology system works with an internal combustion engine to allow passenger cars and commercial vehicles to run on hydrogen, gasoline/diesel or a blend of both fuels. —Gonzalo Auil, Regional Manager of Alset Global.

Energy companies partner with RMI and Grid Singularity to launch global blockchain initiative for energy

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2017 78

GlobalData: Global coal production set to grow to 2022, despite major players scaling down capacities

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billion tonnes in 2022, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. After declining consecutively for three years, global coal production increased by 2.8%

2019 130

GlobalData: Global battery energy storage market to grow by 7% to reach $13.13B by 2023

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The global battery energy storage market will to grow to $13.13 The US market for battery energy storage is estimated to reach $2.96bn in 2023, accounting for 23% of the global market. billion by 2023, according to a new forecast by GlobalData.

2019 101

Big global companies launch EV100 effort to add electric vehicles, charging stations

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The companies that join EV100 make a public. If you want to make electric vehicles the new normal, why not turn boring delivery vehicles into zero-emission boxes? That's the plan of The Climate Group's new EV100 organization, launched in October, which is focused on electrifying fleets and "making electric transport the new normal by 2030." plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Charging stations

2017 59

Automotive, Telecom and ITS companies carry out first Cellular V2X trial in Japan

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The companies have successfully conducted Japan’s first C-V2X testing in the country using 5.8 In their field trials, the companies focused on sending messages directly via cellular V2X technology (PC5).

2018 130

HD REV powertrain company Wrightspeed gearing up for commercialization push

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The company recently showcased its powertrain technology alongside Mack Trucks at Waste Expo 2016 in Las Vegas and signed a $30+ million deal with NZ Bus, signaling multinational and multimodal demand for the company’s powertrain technology. Wrightspeed Inc.,

2016 159

Honda Silicon Valley Lab takes on global role as new company: Honda R&D Innovations

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Honda Silicon Valley Lab, the global open innovation hub within Honda R&D Americas, Inc., will expand its areas of focus beyond vehicles and broaden its responsibility to develop partnerships as a new company, Honda R&D Innovations, Inc., The new company will seek transformative collaborations within all areas of Honda's activities.

2017 60

CAM/PwC name Volkswagen Group most innovative global automotive company, Mercedes-Benz most innovative brand

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In their official rationale for selecting Volkswagen for the most innovative company award, CAM and PwC stated: “ The number of innovations at the company further increased to nearly 230 this year. This year’s analysis covered 18 global automotive companies and a total of 53 brands.

2014 102

AP Ventures makes follow-on investment in small-scale GTL company Greyrock Energy

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The Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership, a World Bank initiative, notes that billions of cubic meters of natural gas are flared annually at oil production sites, wasting valuable energy resources and contributing to climate change by releasing millions of tons of CO2 into the atmosphere.

2019 88

GM unveils digital vehicle platform; 4.5 TB/h; installed on new Cadillac CT5, rollout to most GM vehicles globally by 2023

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General Motors President Mark Reuss unveiled the company’s all-new electronic platform necessary for its next-generation of vehicles, EVs, active safety, infotainment and connectivity features, and the evolution of the Super Cruise driver assistance feature.

2019 131

Finnish electric powertrain company Visedo raises €20M to support global expansion; SRPM technology

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Visedo’s head office is located in Lappeenranta, Finland, and the company has a subsidiary in the Netherlands. Compared to conventional technologies, such as induction machines (IM) or standard permanent magnet motors (PM), Visedo SRPM motors offer smaller dimensions, lighter weight and higher efficiency, the company says.

2016 64

Outsourcing is reality: Of top 20 global companies, 5 are outsourcers

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Labor has become so specialized (read: Adam Smith talk) that there is a company willing to take that repetitive process off of your… Read More » The post Outsourcing is reality: Of top 20 global companies, 5 are outsourcers appeared first on Consultant's Mind. This is shocking because it shows the extent to which outsourcing is no longer a trend, but just a simple, fat reality. The days of Hershey, PA life-time employment are long-dead.

2017 43

Navigant Research ranks EV charging network companies

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In a new Leaderboard Report , Navigant Research assesses the business strategy and execution of 12 companies offering public charging networks and EV charging services. Navigant Research estimates the global commercial charging market for plug-ins will be worth $2.7

2016 99

Hydro fully acquires Sapa to create a global aluminum company fully integrated across value chain and markets

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Norsk Hydro will acquire Orkla’s 50% interest in Sapa—a 50/50 joint venture between Orkla and Hydro formed in 2013, and the world’s largest aluminum extrusion company. The combination will make Hydro the only global company in the aluminum industry that is fully integrated across the value chain and markets. Following the transaction, Hydro will become a global, integrated aluminum company with more than 35,000 employees, and activities in around 40 countries.

2017 60

Daimler Trucks launches E-Mobility Group; single global electric architecture

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The EMG will soon be defining the strategy for everything from electrical components to completely electric vehicles for all brands and all business divisions, while also working to create a single global electric architecture.

2018 95

Global companies form below50 to scale up low-carbon sustainable fuels; Audi in from automotive sector

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Global companies are partnering with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) and Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) in a new global initiative called below50 , to promote the best-of-breed of sustainable fuels that can achieve significant carbon reductions, and to scale-up their development and use. The initiative was launched last week at the LCTPi5 global roundtable in San Francisco.

2016 60

Nissan LEAF helps power company’s NA facilities with V2G; Nissan Energy

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Working with Fermata Energy, a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) systems company, Nissan North America is launching a new pilot program under the Nissan Energy Share initiative which leverages bi?directional The company will also develop new ways to reuse electric car batteries.

2018 115

Global sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles up 1.4% in January; BMW i3 the top seller

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This increase was achieved despite limited availability of two key plug-in hybrid vehicles due to model changeovers—the introduction of the new BMW 330e and the new BMW X5 xDrive45e later this year is expected to support further sales growth of the company’s range of electrified vehicles.

2019 96

GM: Cadillac to be lead EV brand; new global BEV3 architecture

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During its Capital Markets Day presentation, GM said that Cadillac will be GM’s lead electric vehicle brand and will introduce the first model from the company’s all-new global battery electric vehicle architecture (BEV3), GM’s foundation for an advanced family of profitable EVs.

2019 105

Synthos completes equity investment in bio-isobutene company Global Bioenergies

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Global Bioenergies has closed a €1.4-million (US$2.2 stake of Global Bioenergies. Since 2008 Global Bioenergies has been developing a process to convert renewable resources into isobutene, one of the most important molecules in the chemical industry, which is easily converted into fuels, plastics and elastomers. In July 2011, Global Bioenergies and Synthos signed a partnership agreement to develop a biological process for the production of a second molecule, butadiene.

2011 68

Daimler and Geely Holding form global JV for smart; new generation of electric models

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Daimler AG and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group , the German and Chinese automotive groups, have formed a 50-50 globally focused joint venture to own, operate and further develop smart, the pioneer of small urban vehicles, as a leader in premium-electrified vehicles. Under the joint venture agreement, a new generation of smart electric models will be assembled at a new purpose-built electric car factory in China with global sales due to begin in 2022.

2019 87

Cadillac shows brand’s first fully electric EV at NAIAS; based on BEV3 global architecture

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GM announced on Friday that Cadillac will be the company’s lead EV brand. The announcement is part of Cadillac’s aggressive product acceleration; in addition to revealing the all-new XT6 crossover, the company also hinted at both a future Escalade and an upcoming performance sedan.

2019 105

GlobalData: growing global electric vehicle market will more than double lithium demand over the next 5 years

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Data and analytics company GlobalData forecasts that the demand for lithium needed for the production of lithium-ion batteries for use in EVs will more than double from 26.7kt in 2018 to 58.3kt in 2022. of global sales, followed by Germany (4.8%) and the UK (4.1%).

2018 123

GlobalData: Global lithium production to triple over the next four years

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High growth in demand for lithium batteries is spurring three-fold growth in mine production of lithium over the next four years, with 86kt of new lithium metal capacity coming on stream, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.

2018 109

Climate change presents $1 trillion in risk, but more in reward: study

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The study, by CDP, sent questionnaires to more than 200 of the largest global companies about their forecasts for how much money they're budgeting to lose to. global warming climate changeThe latest climate study, released Tuesday, doesn't look at sea level rise, carbon counts, or government policy—at least not directly. Instead, it takes a strictly capitalist approach.

2019 75

Antenna company Airgain joins 5G Automotive Association

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Antenna technology company Airgain, Inc. The company joins leading telecommunications and automotive companies with the aim of accelerating the penetration of the connected and autonomous car and intelligent fleet management. The association is developing, testing and promoting communications solutions, supporting standardization and accelerating commercial availability and global market penetration. has become a member of the 5G Automotive Association ( 5GAA ).

Teijin acquires composites company Inapal to expand European automotive business

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the Teijin Group’s holding company in the Netherlands. The company’s capabilities include Class A body panels, structural and underbody components using a variety of materials and processes, including sheet molding compound (SMC), carbon fiber SMC, pre-preg compression molding (PCM), direct long fiber thermoplastic (D-LFT) and glass mat thermoplastic (GMT). Following the acquisition of CSP in 2017, Teijin has committed to expand its automotive capabilities globally.

2018 65

Mercedes-Benz Cars to build battery factory in Jawor, Poland; ninth in its global network

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Mercedes-Benz Cars will build a battery factory at the site in Jawor, Poland, and thus extend its global battery production network to nine factories. The engine plant and the new battery factory in Jawor are important parts of our global powertrain production network. With nine factories in our global battery production network we are very well positioned. Global battery production network.

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