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Electric Car Grant. There are many different Government grants available to support, drive and encourage the transition from petrol and diesel vehicles over to plug-in electric vehicles. The list of available.gov grants are as follows: – Electric Vehicle Homecharg e Scheme (EVHS).

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Phoenix Motorcars, EasyMile win grant for development of first FMVSS-compliant autonomous shuttle bus in US

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The news comes as part of Houston Metro being selected among projects to receive funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Accelerating Innovative Mobility ( AIM ) grant of nearly $1.5

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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute receives University Transportation Center Tier 1 Grant; focus on connected vehicle technology

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The University Transportation Center will be focused on basic and applied research, education and workforce development, and technology transferred centered upon what is perhaps the technical area with the greatest potential to make a significant impact on the future of transportation safety—the connected vehicle/infrastructure environment. million grant that they must match with funds from non-federal sources.

Audi expands connected services offerings

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Audi is broadening its range of online services with the new Audi connect offerings myCarManager and myService. The latest version of the “Audi MMI connect” smartphone app now also includes vehicle-specific services such as myCarManager. They can also grant access rights to a maximum of five people and manage up to five different automobiles from a single account. The costs arising for data and voice connections are included in the package price.

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ENGIE New Ventures increases investment in 2nd-life battery company Connected Energy

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ENGIE New Ventures, the corporate venture fund of ENGIE, is participating in a new round of investment to further the development of Connected Energy. Based in the United Kingdom, Connected Energy uses end-of-life EV batteries to create energy storage systems. It is also matched by R&D grant from Innovate UK as part of the ENGIE and UKRI Clean Growth Innovation Fund. —Matthew Lumsden, CEO of Connected Energy.

Brands respond to Plug-in Car Grant changes with price reductions and new models

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The UK Plug-in Car grant aims to stimulate the sales of electric cars by slicing a chunk of the price. Recently the value of the grant was reduced and the number of models eligible dramatically cut. Connect with us on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel.

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California making $450M available in TIRCP Cycle 4 grants for rail and bus projects

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The state of California will make available $450 million in grants to help fund rail and bus investments made by public agencies under the California Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program ( TIRCP ). Additionally, the acquisition of rail cars and locomotives, and the facilities to support them, that expand, enhance, and/or improve existing rail systems and connectivity to existing and future transit systems, including the high?speed

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U-M teams with Argonne, Idaho national labs to study potential energy savings of connected vehicles

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The University of Michigan is working with two US Department of Energy national laboratories to study whether connected and automated vehicles could help people drive more efficiently. million grant from DOE to fund the research. Reuben Sarkar, DOE deputy assistant secretary for transportation, announced the grant Wednesday during a conference at U-M. Nobody knows the magnitude of what the energy savings of connected and automated vehicles will be.

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Test deployment of new on-demand hub & shuttle mobility system at U Michigan; connected & automated vehicles & big data

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million grant from the Michigan Institute for Data Science. Autonomous driving Big Data Car Sharing Connected vehicles Urban mobilityA test deployment of a new hub-and-shuttle urban mobility system will take place on the University of Michigan’s North Campus. Its creators say the proposed system could deliver riders to their destinations in as little as half the time of the existing bus system at a lower cost, eventually using a fleet of autonomous shared vehicles.

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USDOT awards $6M grant to advance Northwest US 33 Smart Mobility Corridor in Ohio

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million grant to the City of Dublin, the City of Marysville and Union County for the advancement of the Northwest US 33 Smart Mobility Corridor in Ohio. The USDOT grant will provide funding for Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) along the corridor for connected vehicle and autonomous vehicle testing and research. Smart Columbus includes testing autonomous vehicles at Easton and connected vehicle technology in in a number of Columbus locations.

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Nomadic Power receives €2M grant for “MobileBattery” project; trailer-mounted Li-ion pack for vehicle and home

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Nomadic Power has received a €2-million (US$2.25-million) grant from the European Commission for their “MobileBattery” project—a trailer-mounted battery pack that can serve the function of intelligent and safe back-up power for a home when stationary, and boost EV range when attached to the owner’s vehicle. The Nomad Network connects the Secure Cloud Platform to the peripheral components as the MES and NEM.

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Charge Smarter: EV Connect’s C-NOC Powers Up the Future of EV Charging Management

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The fuel of the future is here, and EV Connect’s mission is to build a better planet by enabling the distribution of electricity as a fuel. It’s just the latest way EV Connect is making the EV charging experience easier and better for charge point operators, manufacturers and EV drivers.

LA Metro and Via Join partner to offer shared rides to select transit stations; $1.35M grant

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and Via, a provider of on-demand shared rides are partnering to offer an affordable, equitable, and accessible option to connect to major train and bus stations. The project is funded in part by the largest federal grant of its kind—a $1.35-million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for advanced technology to help bridge the first/last mile gap.

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Nissan LEAF pricing reduced making all models eligible for the plug-in car grant

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For customers looking to purchase the long-range e+ 62kWh version, the price reduction renews the model’s eligibility for the grant, unlocking a saving of £5,265 compared to purchasing at the previous price without the £2,500 PICG support.

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China study connects ozone pollution to cardiovascular health

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Exposure to ozone, long associated with impaired lung function, is also connected to health changes that can cause cardiovascular disease such as heart attack, high blood pressure and stroke, according to a new study of Chinese adults. This study was supported by grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51420105010), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (T32-ES021432) and the Duke Global Health Institute Doctoral Scholars Program.

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DOT to award almost $9M to keep Ann Arbor connected vehicle R&D environment going for another 3 years

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a grants notice ( DTFH6114RA00002 ) for the award of $8,991,669 (as a 50% cost-share) to maintain for an additional three years the unique connected vehicle research and testing environment the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) developed in Ann Arbor under the Safety Pilot. The grant notice has a “sole source requirement,” with application eligibility limited to UMTRI.

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Jaguar Land Rover in two UK projects worth ~$16M to advance connected and autonomous vehicle technology

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million) to advance connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The £5.5-million (US$7.9-million) UK-CITE (UK Connected Intelligent Transport Environment) project will create the first test route capable of testing both vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure systems on public roads in the UK. The 41-mile Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) test corridor will be used to evaluate new systems in real-world driving conditions.

EV Life is awarded CalSEED grant from the California Energy Commission to make financing electric cars cheaper than gas vehicles.

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The grant will fund the development of a fintech platform to empower EV buyers to save up to $200/month on electric vehicle loans. This new CalSEED grant will fund the development of an EV Climate Loan platform.

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5 great electric cars still eligible for the Plug-in Car Grant

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Yesterday the UK Government announced immediate changes to the Plug-In car Grant, reducing the value to £2,500 and the number of models eligible. The value of the grant has been reduced by £500 to £2,500 and is only available on cars under £35,000. Prices quoted after grant deducted.

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Pioneering BMW i3 now starting from £33,805 to take advantage of the Plug-in car grant

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Prices for the BMW i3 and BMW i3s have been reduced to ensure that customers can continue to benefit from the UK Government Plug-In Car Grant (PiCG) following the redefinition of the grant on 18 March 2021.

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Hitachi leading European project on cooperative connected infrastructure for fully electric vehicles

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Laboratory (ICTL), will a project funded by the European Commission aimed at developing an integrated IT electric mobility platform that enables the connection and information exchanges between multiple infrastructure systems—such as road IT infrastructure, Electric Vehicle (EV) backend infrastructure and EV charging. Programme 2011 COOPERATION under Grant agreement Nº 314411, addressing the objective GC-ICT-2011.6.8 Connected vehicles Electric (Battery

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UK names first 7 plug-in vans eligible for grants

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UK Transport Secretary Justine Greening and Business Minister Mark Prisk announced the first vans eligible for the Government’s new Plug-in Car Van Grant. The first seven vans to be made eligible for the grants are: Azure Dynamics – Transit Connect Electric. Earlier post.) Van buyers will be able to receive 20%—up to £8,000 (US$12,600)—off the cost of this first wave of 7 plug-in vans.

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Qualcomm, partners launching new CV2X pilot in Honolulu

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while working with the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) and the University of Hawaii College of Engineering to extend the deployment of connected vehicle infrastructure across the entire state of Hawaii with C-V2X. Connected vehicles CV2X Market Background Vehicle Systems

EnStorage and Princeton Power Systems awarded $950K BIRD grant for hydrogen bromide flow battery system

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Princeton Power Systems and EnStorage have been awarded a $950,000 grant from the Israel-US Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD). The grant will support the commercialization and deployment of an energy storage system based on EnStorage’s proprietary hydrogen bromide (HBr) flow battery and Princeton Power Systems’ inverters and site controller.

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UK 5*StarS consortium to focus on automotive cybersecurity in autonomous and connected vehicles

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The UK 5*StarS consortium, which partners HORIBA MIRA, Ricardo, Roke, Thatcham Research and Axillium Research, will receive grant funding from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, to launch the Automotive Cyber Security through Assurance project. The project will address the increased threat from cybersecurity with the proliferation of connected and autonomous road vehicles. —Chris Reeves, Head of Connected Autonomous Vehicles at HORIBA MIRA.

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US Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure spending bill flush with pork and with billions for EV charging networks and grants

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Lots of pork for construction, chargers, high voltage cables and grid connect. The post US Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure spending bill flush with pork and with billions for EV charging networks and grants appeared first on evinfo.info.

Connected Energy leads research collaboration to extend value-chain of second-life EV batteries

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Connected Energy , a UK provider of site-integrated energy storage solutions, is heading a £1.3-million (US$1.7-million) research collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover, WMG at University of Warwick and Videre Global to establish key components of a second-life battery value chain. The project is co-funded by an Innovate UK grant, awarded in October. Connected Energy is based in Newcastle upon Tyne with a technical center near Norwich.

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Hydro-Québec grants an exploitation license and partners with Nouveau Monde Graphite to develop materials for Li-ion batteries

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In connection with these agreements, NMG has closed a non-brokered private placement of 6,666,667 units in the capital of the Corporation, at a price of $0.30 Hydro-Québec (HQ) and Nouveau Monde Graphite (NMG) have signed a license and a research and development agreements respecting the processing of graphite for use in lithium-ion batteries. The partners hope that this collaboration will enable NMG to commercialize battery material technologies developed by HQ over the past 30 years.

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Albemarle granted permit to increase lithium brine extraction rates in Chile; MOU for 27-year lithium quota

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Albemarle Corporation, a premier specialty chemicals company and leader in the production of lithium and lithium derivatives, has been granted approval by the Environmental Assessment Commission (CEA) of the Antofagasta Region to increase its currently authorized lithium brine extraction rate at the company's facility in the Salar de Atacama, Chile.

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Hydro-Québec grants an operating license and partners with Nouveau Monde Graphite to develop materials used in lithium-ion batteries

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In connection with these agreements, NMG also closed a non-brokered private placement of 6,666,667 units in the capital of HQ, at a price of $0.30 Hydro-Québec (HQ) and Nouveau Monde Graphite (NMG) recently signed a license and a research and development agreements concerning the processing of graphite for use in lithium-ion batteries.

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Three Washington state utilities receive total of $14.3M in matching state grants for grid energy storage projects

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million in matching grants from the state’s new Clean Energy Fund to lead energy storage projects with ties to federally funded research at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Jay Inslee and the state Department of Commerce announced the grants at the Mukilteo, Wash., Avista is participating in the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project and previously received a DOE Smart Grid Investment Grant.

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11 Top LinkedIn Groups to Strengthen Your Connections in the Electric Mobility Community


The group discusses a variety of topics related to autonomous and connected vehicles, including micromobility, fast charge, eMobility, and more. They also discuss lessons learned and share details about incentives, grants, and rebates.

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Univ. of Michigan receives grant from Alcoa Foundation for sustainable transportation research in Detroit, Beijing

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The University of Michigan will receive a $250,000 grant from Alcoa Foundation to support U-M’s Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation ( SMART ) project. The grant will be used to develop and apply practical solutions to the challenges of sustainable transportation in the Detroit and Beijing regions.

UC Riverside researchers receive two grants to advance steam hydrogasification reaction for waste-to-fuels

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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CERT) at the Bourns College of Engineering have received two grants to further explore a steam hydrogasification process they developed to convert waste into fuels. The CEC grant will allow for the completion of a process demonstration unit at CERT that will provide data needed before a proposed pilot plant is built at the city of Riverside’s waste water treatment facility.

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Cal Energy awards GTI $1M grant to demo production-intent version of CWI 6.7L medium-duty natural gas engine with HD-OBD

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The California Energy Commission awarded the Gas Technology Institute (GTI) a $1-million grant to demonstrate a production-intent advanced version of the Cummins Westport Inc. The OBD system stores information about the fault and relays this information to a technician when connected to the engine control unit. Joseph Gallo Farms received a $1-million grant to demonstrate a waste heat recovery system using advanced absorption chiller technology, and ergSol Inc.

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U-M moving ahead with $6.5M facility for testing connected vehicles; expanding model deployment to 9,000 vehicles

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The University of Michigan is proceeding to the construction phase of a new $6.5-million facility ( earlier post ) for testing connected and automated vehicles; the facility, the schematic design of which was recently approved by the university’s the Board of Regents, is part of the U-M’s Mobility Transformation Center (MTC) ( earlier post ). Ultimately, the MTC plans to deploy an advanced system of 2,000 connected and automated vehicles in Ann Arbor.

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FTA selects 7 projects to receive $22.5M in grants for battery-electric and fuel cell buses, infrastructure

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Partnering with the University of Utah, these buses will serve the route connecting the campus to Salt Lake City. The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the latest project selections for the Low and No-Emission Vehicle Deployment Program, known as Low-No. Seven transit providers in five states will receive a share of $22.5

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New York Power Authority Becomes Transit Connect Electric LEAD Customer with 10-Unit Order

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Azure Dynamics Corporation and Ford Motor Company announced that New York Power Authority (NYPA), the nation’s largest state public power organization, has been added to the LEAD customer program for the Ford Transit Connect Electric van. Under its Electric Transportation Program, NYPA provides funding and arranges for grants from other parties in support of the purchase of clean electric-drive vehicles by interested municipalities and governmental agencies in New York State.

Xcel Energy and Customer Coalition To Be Among First Users of Electric Transit Connect

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Xcel Energy and a coalition of its customers have been selected to be among the first in the country to receive the all-electric Ford Transit Connect Electric commercial van. Ford Transit Connect Electric is a collaborative effort between Ford Motor Company and Azure. The company will also provide $20,000 grants from its Chairman’s Fund to support the purchase of 11 additional Ford Transit Connect Electric vans for its project partners.

Continental and Amazon Web Services create platform for automotive software

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The goal of their long-term collaboration, with AWS serving as the preferred cloud provider, is to develop Continental Automotive Edge (CAEdge): a modular hardware and software platform that connects the vehicle to the cloud and features a virtual workbench offering numerous options to develop, supply and maintain software-intensive system functions. Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Market Background

Porsche launches developer competition with Mission E Cross Turismo data

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The sports car manufacturer is launching the second open innovation competition for digital development together with Berlin-based connected car application programming interface (API) platform High Mobility. The competition gives contestants the chance to build and test their applications and services for Porsche sports cars using simulated connected car APIs. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery

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President Obama Announces 48 Projects to Receive $2.4B in Grants for Next-Generation of Batteries and Electric Vehicles; To be Combined with $2.4B in Industry Cost-Share

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billion in grants to US-based manufacturers to produce batteries and their components and to expand battery recycling capacity; $500 million in grants to US-based manufacturers to produce electric drive components for vehicles, including electric motors, power electronics, and other drive train components; and. Companies and universities in Michigan are receiving more than $1 billion of the grants.

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US DOE Awards $300 Million in Clean Cities Grants to Support Alternative Fuels, Vehicles, and Infrastructure Development

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Like the Recovery Act-funded projects, the annual Clean Cities projects include grants for vehicles, infrastructure, and education. making the final connection between the existing public access LNG fuel infrastructure in Southern California and the LNG fuel stations being developed in Utah. Geographical distribution of Clean Cities Recovery Act awards. Click to enlarge.

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