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Press Conference on March 22 for SB 127 The office of CT Senator Will Haskell is organizing a press conference for Monday, March 22. It will be held outdoors at the Westport Train Station (New. Read more.

More conferences and events outside of China being cancelled due to caution over COVID-19

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Now, although not of the scale of the just-cancelled Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), which was due to open this week ( earlier post ) other conferences and events in the energy and transportation space outside of China are cancelling due to caution over COVID-19.

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Well-Attended Press Conference Shows Support For EV Direct Sales

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Headline photo courtesy of Will Cross Post by Barry Kresch Grassroots Momentum for the EV Freedom Bill The atmosphere was electric as about 100 EV enthusiasts came to Westport from all over the state for. Read more.

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Dana presenting VariGlide beltless transmission technology at International VDI Conference

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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. Dana’s VariGlide technology features a unique planetary, coaxial configuration, which eliminates belts and pulleys used in conventional CVTs.

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Summary of decisions from Durban climate conference

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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.

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BMW Annual Conference sets plans for next 10 years

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BMW is electrifying its model range, but ICE will live on beyond 2030

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Renault-Nissan Alliance to provide 200 EVs for UN climate conference; expecting 400,000 km of travel

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As the official passenger-car provider for the United Nation’s COP21 climate conference in Paris, the Renault-Nissan Alliance will provide 200 pure electric vehicles to the annual summit which runs this year from 30 Nov. The vehicles will be available to shuttle delegates 24 hours, seven days a week to and from the Le Bourget conference venue, as a complement to public transportation.

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Dresser-Rand to display biogas engines at WISA conference

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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

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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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Australia Hosts First Climate Change Adaptation Conference

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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

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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.

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1st International Conference on Materials for Energy

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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.

Torotrak to present extreme engine downsizing solution at Dresden supercharging conference

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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. GTDI Engine” on the second day of the conference, Tobias Knichel, Torotrak Group’s Business Development Director, will share details of the development program.

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

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

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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.

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

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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

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

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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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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Overflow crowd at DC plug-in conference

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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

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Conservative conference shows disagreement over purchase incentives for electric cars

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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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DOEs Upcoming Renamed DEER Conference Expands Technology Focus Beyond Diesel

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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

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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.

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

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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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Greenland Conference Concludes Arctic Climate is Changing Drastically and Rapidly

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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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Superstars of AB 811 Rock Palm Desert @ EcoMotion Conference

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Part I – Burning Man’s Got Nothing On This “ World Changing Revolutionary Movement “ You know you’re at some kind of special conference when all the sessions seem to end way too soon and the eight hour agenda blasts by like the all star jam session at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame dinner. I hadn’t met Flanigan before this conference knowing him only through his EcoMotion work with Santa Monica Solar Santa Monica and Palm Deserts 30:30 program.

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Conference confirms plug-in fever

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

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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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AMAP to host low carbon vehicle conference

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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).

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

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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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Switzerland bans large events due to coronavirus; Geneva International Motor Show cancelled three days before opening

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Conferences and other events Health Market BackgroundThe Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), which was scheduled to open in three days and run until 15 March, has been cancelled due to the Swiss government’s response to the coronavirus.

2020 Detroit Auto Show cancels amid COVID-19 pandemic; expected conversion of TCF Center to field hospital

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

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Autonomous driving Conferences and other events Vehicle ManufacturersSAE International announced the launch of the SAE AutoDrive Challenge II through a continued partnership with GM.

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Press Conference Announced

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

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

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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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Arkema Showcasing Kynar PVDF Resins for Li-ion Batteries at Advanced Automotive Batteries Conference Europe

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Arkema is showcasing its Kynar resins designed specifically for lithium-ion cells at the Advanced Automotive Batteries Conference (AABC) in Mainz, Germany (2-5 February). This is the first European version of the AABC conference, held annually in the US. Arkema’s new binder for lithium-ion batteries, Kynar HSV 900 PVDF, is a high-molecular weight resin that provides improved adhesion with reduced loading in electrode constructions.

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DOE, General Motors and MathWorks launch EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

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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.

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

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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.

BIO Conference Highlights Emerging Range of Pathways to Drop-in Renewable Hydrocarbon Fuels

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The following list of companies presenting their pathways to hydrocarbon fuels at the BIO conference is not exhaustive; indeed, other companies at the same conference could take their platforms, which they are currently targeting at the lower-volume, higher-value chemical molecule market, to produce higher-volume, lower value transportation fuels.

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LowCVP conference to explore beyond the tailpipe

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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’. Exploring the rise of alternative fuels and electric vehicles, the conference will focus on the increasin[.].