Dana presenting VariGlide beltless transmission technology at International VDI Conference

Green Car Congress

Dana Holding Corporation will present its VariGlide planetary variator for beltless continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) at the International VDI Conference, to be held 21-22 June 2016, in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

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Overflow crowd at DC plug-in conference

Plugs and Cars

News of oil by the barrel and gas by the gallon reaching new highs had been dominating TV and print, so it was perhaps not surprising that the Google/Brookings Plug-in Electric Vehicle Conference saw overflow crowds. One couldn’t help leaving the conference with the excitement of feeling part of an idea whose time has come. Tags: plug-in conference

2008 100

Press Conference Announced

Plug In Partners

T he Plug In Partners Campaign will kick off on January 24th at the Press Club in Washington D.C. More to Come

2006 130

Conservative conference shows disagreement over purchase incentives for electric cars

Green Car Reports

You can’t always make assumptions about where people stand on any issue based on their political affiliation. You can tell a lot more by following the dollars that flow into their wallets. This fact burst into raw display at last month’s Spring Policy Summit of the secretive American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Grand Rapids. Incentives and Rebates

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Conference confirms plug-in fever

Plugs and Cars

Once again, a conference on plug-in cars. The conference attendees heard the now familiar if increasingly impassioned representatives of the utility industry trumpet the benefits of electricity for transportation. Coming on the heels of the Google/Brookings event in Washington, D.C., Plug-in 2008 in San Jose, California witnessed a noon-time address by new heavy-weight convert, Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel.

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Summary of decisions from Durban climate conference

Green Car Congress

The next major UNFCCC Climate Change Conference, COP 18/CMP 8, will take place 26 November to 7 December 2012 in Qatar, in close cooperation with the Republic of Korea. and to assist the Conference of the Parties. Durban Climate Change Conference - November/December 2011. Countries meeting in Durban, South Africa, managed to deliver an agreement after an extension to negotiations.

Superstars of AB 811 Rock Palm Desert @ EcoMotion Conference

Creative Greenius

But that’s the way it felt to the Creative Greenius as I covered the EcoMotion Palm Desert AB 811 Conference on Friday at the University of California Riverside Graduate Center. Chairman of the AB 811 Conference & my new favorite Republicans.

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Highlights From Our Debut HR Conference: HR Uncubed

Green Car Reports

When we designed HR Uncubed, our first muti-day HR conference, we expected pithy advice from our speakers – we just didn’t expect that bit. And if there’s one measure of a successful conference, it might be this: how many people stick around for the last talk on the last day?

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Big Oil To 'Lose Control Of Auto Industry': Energy Conference

Green Car Reports

It's not uncommon for media commenters to look at electric-car sales numbers, only to conclude that the segment is teetering on the brink of death. Electric cars will never become mainstream, they argue, because of fickle consumers who base their-car purchases on what the price of gas happens to be the moment they walk into a dealership. Yet while. oil energy policy plug-in cars energy

Ford holding auto app developer conference; hackathon with LA data

Green Car Congress

Ford Motor Company will hold an automotive app developer conference on 8 September as part of the Connected Car Expo taking place at CTIA’s Super Mobility Week at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. The conference will be followed by an overnight hackathon where developers will be provided data generated by Ford vehicles and from the City of Los Angeles to create innovative apps.

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Torotrak to present extreme engine downsizing solution at Dresden supercharging conference

Green Car Congress

At the 21 st Supercharging Conference in Dresden next week, Torotrak Group will present results from engine testing that verify previous claims for V-Charge, a variable drive mechanical supercharger.

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Dresser-Rand to display biogas engines at WISA conference

Green Car Congress

Dresser-Rand will showcase its Guascor biogas engines—with ratings from 140 to 1240 kW—to visitors attending the Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) Biennial Conference & Exhibition 2014. The SFGLD engine series was specifically developed to work with a variety of gases, including natural gas, biogas from landfill, sewage, or anaerobic digestion processes, and gases from biomass gasification processes. Dresser-Rand acquired Grupo Guascor S.L.,

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German Government hosting international e-mobility conference; Merkel speaking

Green Car Congress

The German Federal Government is hosting an international conference on e-mobility, “Electric Mobility Going Global” later this month (27-28 May) in Berlin; Germany’s chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel is scheduled to give a speech on the first conference day. The conference is conducted in cooperation with the National Electric Mobility Platform (NPE). The conference language is German, with simultaneous translation to English.

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Audi sponsors AI conference NIPS 2016, demonstrates how car develops intelligent parking strategies

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Audi is a sponsor this year of the annual Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems ( NIPS ) and is showcasing its expertise at the conference on artificial intelligence for the first time. The primary focus of the NIPS Foundation is the presentation of the continuing series of professional meetings known as the Neural Information Processing Systems Conference, held over the years at various locations in the United States, Canada and Spain.

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Bring Back the EV1 Press Conference

Revenge of the Electric Car

City Council Member, held a press conference demanding General Motors apologize to the American people for destroying the automaker’s EV1 plug-in electric vehicle. This press conference was held at the very same GM facility where the EV1 Vigil took place during February and March 2005. After the press conference at the GM Training Center Mr Holden went to City Hall to conduct more interviews and to speak to elected officials.

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Honda FCX Clarity heads Glasgow hydrogen conference

Green Cars News

Fresh from its appearance at Ecovelocity last week, the FCX Clarity is now making a star appearance in Scotland, appearing at the World Hydrogen Technologies Conference in Glasgow. Honda Hydrogen cars conference FCX Clarity Glasgow hydrogen World Hydrogen TechnologiesOne of only a handful of series production hydrogen fuel cars in the world, the Honda-made car became the very first such car to enter production back [.].

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Australia Hosts First Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Green Car Congress

The first international conference held in Australia to discuss the science and options for adapting to climate change begins in the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Center, Queensland, on 29 June. Almost 1,000 delegates from around the world are registered for the three-day Climate Adaptation Futures 2010 Conference , hosted by the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) and CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship.

4th International Conference on Biofuels Standards: current issues, future trends

Green Car Congress

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Brazilian National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) and the European Commission’s Directorate C (Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency) are organizing the 4 th International Conference on Biofuels Standards to be held 13–15 November 2012 in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

AMAP to host low carbon vehicle conference

Green Cars News

In collaboration with the The Energy and Environmental Industries Forum (EEIF), the conference and exhibition [.]. Green credentials AMAP conference event low carbonA new one day event exploring the challenges and opportunities for the low carbon vehicle industry is to take place at the end of the month at the The University of Sunderland’s Institute for Automotive & Manufacturing Advanced Practice (AMAP).

1st International Conference on Materials for Energy

Green Car Congress

Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology), a non-profit scientific and technical society based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and partners are organizing the 1 st International Conference on Materials for Energy , to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany 4-8 July 2010. The program of the conference will cover current topics and recent progress in the science and technology of energy and new materials, including the nanoscale origin of macroscopic properties.

Renault-Nissan Alliance to provide 200 EVs for Paris climate conference

Green Car Congress

The Renault-Nissan Alliance will provide a fleet of 200 all-electric vehicles as the official passenger-car provider for the United Nation’s COP21 climate conference in Paris later this year. The vehicles will be available to shuttle delegates 24 hours, seven days week to key venues around the conference, as a complement to public transportation.

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LowCVP conference to explore beyond the tailpipe

Green Cars News

While we’re on the subject of air pollution, you might be interested to hear that tomorrow, the LowCVP will hold its 10th annual conference in London, under the title of ‘Beyond the Tailpipe’.

DOE, General Motors and MathWorks launch EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

Green Car Congress

Conferences and other events Vehicle ManufacturersThe US Department of Energy (DOE), General Motors and MathWorks launched the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, the latest DOE-sponsored Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition ( AVTC ), revealed the 12 competing universities and named the Chevrolet Blazer as the vehicle platform selected for the competition.

Toyota sponsors Milken Institute Global Conference, advocates for fuel cell vehicles

Green Car Congress

Toyota used the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles—which it sponsored, becoming the first automaker to do so—as a platform to argue for fuel cell vehicles and the opportunities they represent. The Milken Institute Global Conference is the perfect place to bring together energy providers, investors and a broad range of leaders to discuss how we can work together to make this technology a reality.

2014 79

ARPA-E to present on path to solid-state battery commercialization at 13th Annual Lithium Battery Materials & Chemistries conference

Green Car Congress

At the upcoming 13 th Annual Lithium Battery Materials & Chemistries conference, Sue Babinec, Senior Commercialization Advisor, ARPA-E will present the agency’s view on research and commercialization of these technologies, including economic estimates. The Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) is funding research into solid-state materials for improved batteries and fuel cells. Earlier post.)

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Volkswagen XL1 plug-in hybrid debuts at SEJ conference

Green Cars News

Volkswagen’s innovative XL1 plug-in hybrid made its US debut last week, appearing at the 23rd Annual Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

UCLA, UC Davis host world conference on electric vehicles and cities prior to EVS26

Green Car Congress

The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation and the UC Davis Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Research Center will host the World Electric Vehicle Cities and Ecosystems Conference on 5 May, just prior to EVS 26. The conference will explore best practices and innovative solutions for the deployment of plug-in electric vehicles in cities throughout the world.

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CTI organizing Vehicle Emissions Reduction Conference: Criteria Pollutants and CO2

Green Car Congress

The Car Training Institute (CTI) is organizing a conference on vehicle emission reduction—including both criteria pollutants and CO 2 —on 16-20 May 2011 in Detroit, MI. One day of the conference will be dedicated to provide an update on these cutting edge technologies. Regulators are requiring that.

2011 69

Lola-Drayson all-electric car to be unveiled at 2012 Low Carbon Racing Conference

Green Car Congress

Lola Group and Drayson Racing Technologies (DRT) will launch their Lola-Drayson B12/69EV all-electric prototype racing car as part of International Motorsport Business Week on 11 January 2012 at the MIA International Low Carbon Conference in the UK.

2011 79

LG Chem hosts open innovation contest for start-ups with new battery technologies

Green Car Congress

Batteries Conferences and other eventsLG Chem, South Korea’s leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries, is hosting its first open innovation contest—The Battery Challenge—to support start-ups specializing in new battery technology to strengthen its competitiveness in the industry. LG Chem will offer more than $1.9 million in funding to 8 selected start-up companies.

2018 85

DOEs Upcoming Renamed DEER Conference Expands Technology Focus Beyond Diesel

Green Car Congress

The acronym is the same, but the US Department of Energy’s renamed 15 th DEER conference ( DEER 2009 ), to be held in Dearborn, Michigan 3-6 August, will feature a greatly expanded program extending well beyond its origin in diesel engine emissions reduction to include other engine technologies, advanced combustion processes, and fuels. The agenda for DEER 2009 is the most comprehensive of any DEER Conference to date. Gurpreet Singh, Conference Chair.

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Advanced biofuels conference in Singapore to focus on cellulosic and algal produced bioenergy

Green Car Congress

Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology and Singapore’s Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR) announced the second Keystone Symposia conference on Biofuels in Singapore from 1-6 March 2011. The scientific organizers of the conference are Professor Stephen P. More information on the conference program can be found at www.keystonesymposia.org/biofuels. The conference is also supported by the Singapore Tourism Board.

Low carbon champions honoured at LowCVP conference

Green Cars News

The awards night at the LowCVP’s annual conference saw both What Car? Tags: Green credentials awards conference Green cars low carbon LowCVP what car winners While the Volkswagen Golf Bluemotion picked up the ‘Green Car of the Year’ award at the prestigious What Car? Green Awards 2010 (see story), the winners of the first LowCVP Low Carbon Champions awards were also announced. and the green transport association hand [.].

Greenland Conference Concludes Arctic Climate is Changing Drastically and Rapidly

Green Car Congress

That was the overall conclusion from a scientific conference on climate changes in the Arctic which was held in Nuuk, Greenland last week. The conference showed that the Arctic climate is changing rapidly in a number of different ways: The recent rate of decrease in thickness and volume of the Arctic sea ice has been faster than the rate of aerial shrinkage determined from satellites.

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Ricardo to host conference on energy generation and management in low carbon vehicles

Green Car Congress

Ricardo will host a conference on the challenges and potential solutions for auxiliary power units (APUs), waste energy recovery, and parasitic loss reduction in electric and other low carbon vehicles. As the leader of work streams associated with APU design and waste energy recovery and storage, Ricardo has been responsible for the coordination and hosting of this project dissemination conference.

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XL Hybrids to display retrofitted hybrid Chevrolet 2500 Cargo Van at MIT Energy Conference

Green Car Congress

a company that has developed a low-cost hybrid electric powertrain designed specifically for class 1-3 commercial fleet use ( earlier post ), will display a Chevrolet Express 2500 cargo van fitted with the company’s hybrid technology at the 2012 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Energy Conference Energy Showcase on 16 March. XL Hybrids, Inc.,

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Idaho National Laboratory Co-Sponsors Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Conference

All Cars Electric

The Idaho National Laboratory co-sponsored a conference in Seattle just weeks ago titled, "Beyond Oil: The Sustainable Communities Initiative." The focus of the conference was to discuss the future of electric vehicles and their related infrastructure. Those in attendance for the event included more than 300 individuals including at least 50

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Los Angeles launches New Mobility Challenge 2018

Green Car Congress

Winners will also be eligible to receive mentorship, skills development, and market entry assessment from LACI’s Executives-in-Residence in the days leading up the conference. Conferences and other events Market Background

Torotrak to Present Paper Advocating Flywheel Hybrid System for Buses at SAE Commercial Vehicle Conference

Green Car Congress

Torotrak flywheel KERS unit. Click to enlarge.

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DuPont Automotive Highlights Zytel PLUS and New Laser Welding Materials at SPE Conference

Green Car Congress

A new nylon family—DuPont Zytel PLUS—and new materials to enable laser welding techniques were the focus of two DuPont Automotive Performance Polymers talks presented recently at the SPE Automotive Engineering Plastics Conference (AutoEPCON) at the Michigan State University (MSU) Management Education Center in Troy, Mich. Under hood applications for Zytel PLUS. Click to enlarge.

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MIA confirms showcase displays at International Low Carbon Conference 2012

Green Cars News

MIA has named the seven companies taking showcase displays at the 6th International Low Carbon Racing Conference. Europe’s leading conference for low carbon [.]. Faro Technologies, Flybrid Systems, Millers Oils, Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership, Oxford Brookes University, Ricardo and Williams Hybrid Power have confirmed their stands at the event on Wednesday 11th January at the NEC Birmingham. Latest news Birmingham low carbon MIA NEC

LowCVP Conference attracts 200 delegates and leading speakers

Green Cars News

Andrew Adonis, making his first public speech since his promotion to Secretary of State for Transport, told delegates at the LowCVP Conference that climate change is an issue which defines this age. Lord Adonis and the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, made the keynote speeches at the Conference which was attended by 200 delegates and which was held alongside the What Car? Feedback following the conference has been very positive. Tags: LowCVP conference

UOP/Solazyme Neat Renewable Diesel from Algae Oil Powers Vehicle at United Nations Climate Change Conference

Green Car Congress

Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has organized a “ Driving the Future ” showcase during the COP 15 climate conference that begins today. Attendees needing a ride to the center of Copenhagen or journalist wanting to visit Danish cleantech solutions are free to use the COP15 showcase vehicles.