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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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

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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’.

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.

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

GSI/UNEP conference report finds fossil-fuel subsidy reform complex and challenges sobering; ~1% of global GDP spent on fossil-fuel subsidies

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Although momentum behind reforming subsidies for fossil fuels (for both consumers and producers) worldwide has gained significant momentum during the past few years, and although the benefits of subsidy reform seem evident, countries’ experience of reform and the challenges involved are “sobering”, according to a recently published report from a conference convened on the subject last year by the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Ford targets 10-25 per cent electric cars by 2020

Green Cars News

Ford expects that between 10 per cent and 25 per cent of its overall volume will be in some way powered by electric vehicle technology by 2020, compared to just two per cent today-so said Ford’s director of electrification, Nancy Gioia at the Automotive News Green Car Conference on Wednesday. The recent conference at [.]. Tags: Electric cars Ford Automotive News Green Car Conference electric car

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

RIVE 2011 announces green car line-up

Green Cars News

The international event, consisting of two days of conferences and ‘green’ car trials, brings together the public and private sectors, to discuss and discover more about the world [.]. Green credentials Alès conference event France green car Renault RIVE trialsThe line-up for this year’s RIVE (les Rencontres Internationales des Voitures Ecologiques) event has been revealed as the show returns to Alès in the south of France.

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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

DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Program Annual Merit Review Awards

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Conferences and other events Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage StandardsEach year, at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program presents awards for contributions to the overall efforts of the Program and to recognize achievements in specific areas. At last week’s merit review meeting, DOE made awards to 13 engineers and researchers. Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Awards.

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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

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.

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.

GM hybrid study reduces fuel consumption

Green Cars News

Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news general motors 2010 Direction in Engine Efficiency and Emissions Research Conference fuel consumption GM hybrid cars GM Hybrid System

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.)

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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.

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.

Ohio State team wins EcoCAR2 competition with E85 series-parallel plug-in hybrid Malibu

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Conferences and other events Conversions Fuel Efficiency High Octane Fuels Hybrids Plug-ins OSU’s series-parallel PHEV. Click to enlarge. The US Department of Energy and General Motors Co. announced that the Ohio State University (OSU) team was the overall winner of the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. The OSU team’s engineered 2013 Chevrolet Malibu featured a series-parallel plug-in hybrid drive with E85-fueled engine technology. The OSU EcoCar2 Malibu featured an A123 18.9

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.

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.,

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.

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.

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tesla's net zero energy Gigafactory will indeed be in Reno

National Green Transportation

The press conference held in Carson City not only Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced on Thursday that, indeed, the Gigafactory will be located at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center just outside Reno, NV.

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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).

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.

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.

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 [.].

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.

GM prototyping future autonomous robotaxi services

National Green Transportation

On Thursday, GM announced plans at an investors conference which add up to an autonomously driving robotaxi service which will be owned and operated by General Motors sometime in the future.

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 [.].

Tesla debuts bigger PowerWall 2.0 battery, glass solar-roof tiles from SolarCity

Green Car Reports

Late last week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk held a press conference whose underlying message was support for the proposed combination of Tesla with solar installer SolarCity.

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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.

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.

High-Volume Chevy Volt Dealer: How To Sell Successfully, Lessons Learned

Green Car Reports

Recently the organizers of the EV2015VE electric vehicle conference in Canada invited Quebec-based Bourgeois Chevrolet, a two-time award winner for its plug-in car sales. Plug-in electric vehicle pioneers perennially proclaim that the electric driving experience is as pleasant as the dealership experience isn't. Tesla stores excepted, of course.)

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