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.

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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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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.

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.

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. The President of Ford bored plug-in proponents with tweaks to the internal combustion engine and appeals to the feds for hand-outs. One couldn’t help leaving the conference with the excitement of feeling part of an idea whose time has come.

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KULR Technology exclusive manufacturer and distributor of Li-ion battery Internal Short Circuit (ISC) devices developed by NASA, NREL

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In 2015, researchers at NREL and NASA developed and patented a device—the Internal Short Circuit—that creates these cell failures in predictable conditions. NREL/NASA Internal Short-Circuit Instigator in Lithium Ion Cells (228th ECS Conference, October 2015).

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Calendar: 9th International Symposium: Advanced Battery Power – Kraftwerk Batterie

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Researchers, developers and users from industry, science and research will be discussing the latest trends, studies and findings from battery research from 29-30 March 2017 in Aachen, Germany at the English-language Advanced Battery Power Conference. Internationally renowned experts such as Professor Jeff Dahn, FRSC from Dalhousie University NSERC/Tesla Canada Industrial Research (“Surprising Chemistry that takes place within Lithium Ion Cells”) and Dr. Michael M.

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MIA confirms showcase displays at International Low Carbon Conference 2012

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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

Ireland hosts international EV summit

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Dublin is about to get ‘Fully Charged’ with the opening of a one day conference this week, welcoming electric vehicle experts from Europe, the US and China. Electric cars conference electric car electric vehicle eventOpening this Wednesday (July 11, 2012) at the Convention Centre in Dublin, delegates will discuss how these regions are embracing the transition to electric transport and will share [.].

Walt Disney World Resorts Adding Exciting New Group Options

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Meeting planners might not always think of Walt Disney World as a venue for clients with serious business in mind , but the “House the Mouse Built” is continually evolving to offer new options for incentive trips, conferences and other corporate gatherings. “We

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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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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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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. The conference—to be held at the International Digital Laboratory auditorium of the Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick, on 21 September 2011—arises from the work of Ricardo and its partners on the Low Carbon Vehicle Technology Project (LCVTP).

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ASTM International launches group to create standards for recovered carbon black (rCB)

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The ASTM International Board of Directors approved the launch of a new technical committee dedicated to developing standards for the growing field of recovered carbon black (rCB). James Thomas, president of ASTM International, said, “We’re thrilled to see this committee spring forth from the vibrancy of one of our existing committees.

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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 lineup of speakers includes: Dr. Adam Brown of the International Energy Agency; Professor Timothy Donohue of the University of Wisconsin-Madison/ Great Lakes Bioenergy; Dr. Arthur Grossman of Solazyme, Inc.;

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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International team sequences button mushroom genomes

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An international collaboration of two dozen institutions led by the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and the US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) has fully sequenced the genes of Agaricus bisporus —the button mushroom. The ability to use proteins prevalent in soil confers an advantage to Agaricus over other fungal scavengers.

Calls for an international 48V electrical standard for vehicles; looming WLTP implementation

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The conference. The three-day conference showcased technological advances being achieved by the European industry in the development of 48V mild hybrids. A common international 48V standard would be a smart move.

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SAE International approves TIR J2954 for PH/EV wireless charging; targeting finalized standard by 2018

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SAE International approved for publishing “SAE TIR J2954 Wireless Power Transfer for Light-Duty Plug-In/ Electric Vehicles and Alignment Methodology,” a milestone industry guideline to establish wireless power transfer between infrastructure, vehicle suppliers and OEMs for plug-in electric and electric vehicles (PH/EV). SAE TIR J2954 is the first step in standardization and was developed by SAE International’s PH/EV Wireless Power Transfer committee, established in 2010.

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VW Internal Diesel-Cheating Probe: So Far, 50 Employees Have Talked

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in a news conference ten weeks ago that Volkswagen used illegal software to cheat emissions tests, the company has been under heavy scrutiny. German prosecutors raided corporate offices, and Volkswagen has conducted its own internal investigation. Since the U.S.

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China Yuchai International introduces prototype Euro VI-compliant diesel engine

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China Yuchai International Limited announced that its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (GYMCL), recently introduced China’s first prototype diesel engine—based on its 8.4-liter YC6L platform—compliant with Euro VI emission standards.

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. ERS just announced a joint venture with Wilmar International Limited (Wilmar) to construct a high-capacity biorefinery in Indonesia.

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Letter from Copenhagen

Revenge of the Electric Car

So were the electric Teslas, Nissans, Renaults, Betterplace vehicles, and Danish cars of the “International Mayor’s EV Parade,&# a couple days later. Step into a bike lane as many an international innocent would on the way to Klimaforum and learn a new Danish swear word. Contrary to some reports, the Copenhagen Climate Conference was a great success. And the international press did its job. Late night on the streets of Copenhagen, and biting cold.

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Toyota to Debut Dedicated Hybrid Concept at 2010 North American International Auto Show

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Toyota Motor Sales, USA, announced that it will stage the world debut of a new dedicated hybrid concept vehicle during the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The vehicle will be revealed during a news conference held on Monday, 11 January at COBO Hall.

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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).

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IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA), SAE International and DIN hosting symposium on e-mobility standards

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the German Institute for Standardization), and SAE International in organizing a new event to explore how standards are driving innovation in electric vehicles (EV) and charging infrastructure globally; lessons learned from the field of “electromobility” standards implementation; and gaps where standards are needed to propel the EV market to its next stage of growth. The International eMobility Standards Symposium is scheduled to take place 18 February 2013 at the Hilton Anaheim (Calif.).

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Japanese team developing direct-injection hydrogen internal combustion engine for heavy-duty trucks

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Researchers from Tokyo City University and the National Traffic Safety and Environment Lab in Japan are developing a multi-cylinder direct-injection spark-ignition (DISI) hydrogen internal combustion engine (ICE) for application in heavy-duty vehicles.

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Toyota to debut NS4 advanced plug-in hybrid concept and Prius c at 2012 North American International Auto Show

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will debut NS4, an advanced plug-in hybrid concept vehicle, at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The reveal will feature the world premiere of the concept vehicle as well as the North American debut of the Prius c hybrid during Toyota’s news conference on 10 January. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.,

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EPA official: the future of the internal combustion engine is bright and clear

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“ The future of the IC engine is bright and clear; I don’t think that could be any more obvious to all of us ,” said Byron Bunker, Director, Heavy Duty Engine Center, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, US Environmental Protection Agency during his remarks in a panel discussion on the role for internal combustion engines in the energy future at the US Department of Energy’s 2011 Directions in Engine-Efficiency and Emissions Research Conference (DEER) in Detroit.

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Guangqi Honda unveils new compact sedan at the 2010 China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition

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an automobile production and sales joint venture of Honda in China, announced the new S1 compact sedan model of its original automobile brand, “Li Nian” (English brand name: Everus) at its press conference at the 2010 China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition. Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., Ltd.,

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If You Love the Ocean Consider This… Then Do Something

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That’s why I’m so happy to learn today that Oceana, the international ocean conservation group, is rolling out a new ad campaign tomorrow designed to influence policy makers arriving in Copenhagen for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15), December 7 -18, 2009.

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International Battery Introduces Standardized Modules for Large-Format Lithium-Ion Batteries

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International Battery , a US-based manufacturer, designer, and developer of large-format lithium-ion rechargeable cells, modules and packs, introduced three classes of standardized modules for its large-format lithium batteries—Nested, Slim and Wide—to accommodate various customer-specific geometries. These new modules, introduced at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference 2009 (AABC), incorporate eight large format International Battery cells connected in series.

Elevance Renewable Sciences to Form Joint Venture With Wilmar International To Build World-Scale BioRefinery

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ERS) has entered into an agreement to form a joint venture with Wilmar International Limited (Wilmar), one of the largest global agribusiness groups, to construct a biorefinery based on Elevance’s core olefin metathesis technology for the production of high-value performance chemicals, advanced biofuels and oleochemicals from renewable oils. This joint venture represents the next step in growing Elevance internationally. —K’Lynne Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.

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Drayson reveals Le Mans electric racing car

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A brand new electric racing car has been unveiled at the 2012 Low Carbon Racing Conference at the NEC in Birmingham this week. Green credentials car Drayson electric International Low Carbon Racing Conference Lola MIADeveloped by Drayson Racing Technologies, the new Lola-Drayson B12/69EV can lap as fast, if not faster than a conventionally powered car and has been demonstrating its 850 horsepower, and 200 mph plus [.].

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DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Program Annual Merit Review Awards

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He has contributed to a number of important national and international collaborative efforts, including the development of SAE standards for hydrogen vehicle-to-station communications hardware and software (SAE J2799), establishing emergency response procedures for FCEVs, and developing a hydrogen dispenser test device and hydrogen quality specification at the California Fuel Cell Partnership. Conferences and other events Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage Standards

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Perspective: Why Carbon Emissions Should Not Have Been the Focus of the UN Climate Change Summit and Why the 15th Conference of the Parties Should Have Focused on Technology Transfer

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Unfortunately, this conference focused primarily on setting a cap on carbon emissions and providing financial aid to developing countries to build capacities to adapt to the negative impacts of climate change. Based on calculations by the International Energy Agency (IEA), 75% of the growth in the world’s energy demand from 2005 to 2030 will come from developing countries. The OPEC Fund for International Development (OPEC Fund). International Finance Corporation; and.

Lightweight Edison2 E85 Car Wins Mainstream Class X-Prize; Two Battery Electric Vehicles Take Alternative Class Prizes

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X Prize competition requirements made an internal combustion engine, running on E85, its preferred choice for the competition. Tags: Conferences and other events Fuel Efficiency The Edison2 Very Light Car on the track. Credit: Edison2. Click to enlarge.

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DOE announces EcoCAR 2; focus on electric drive technology

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At the SAE 2011 World Congress in Detroit, Michigan, US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, David Sandalow, announced the official launch of the EcoCAR 2 : Plugging into the Future competition and the sixteen university teams selected to participate. Conferences and other events Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-insEcoCar 2 Malibu. Click to enlarge.

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Hyundai unveils direct injection engine

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The new technology was showcased at the Ninth Annual Hyundai-Kia International Powertrain Conference in Korea and has a compression ratio of 11.3:1. Tags: Green cars Hyundai Latest news direct injection engine Hyundai-Kia Hyundai-Kia International Powertrain Conference Korean manufacturer Hyundai has enjoyed vast sales success in recent months, but it clearly has no intention of resting on its laurels. Now the carmaker has unveiled the 2.4

Could laser system reduce fuel consumption?

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At this year’s Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics, researchers from Japan will reveal a new multi-beam laser system that could help reduce a vehicle’s fuel consumption. Since the 1970s, lasers have been discussed as an alternative ignition source for efficient internal combustion engines with laser ignition promising less pollution and greater fuel efficiency. Green cars Latest news Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics laser engines laser system lasers

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