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Genesis unveils X Convertible EV concept

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Genesis unveiled the Genesis X Convertible four-passenger open-roof electric vehicle concept in California. The X Convertible completes the X concept trilogy and shares its architecture and electric powertrain with the X Concept and X Speedium Coupe concept.

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Genesis Completes Electric Vehicle Concept Trilogy With X Convertible

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Genesis demonstrated its design versatility today with the unveiling of the Genesis X Convertible concept in California. Electric Car News Genesis Genesis X Convertible Genesis X Convertible Concept LA Auto Show los angeles auto show X Convertible X Convertible Concept

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Nissan Max-Out all-electric convertible makes physical debut at month-long Futures event

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As part of the event launch, Nissan unveiled a physical concept model of its Max-Out EV convertible. Nissan Motor will hold Nissan Futures at its Global Headquarters Gallery from 4 February to 1 March.

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UQ, TUM team finds way to convert sugarcane into isobutanol more efficiently

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University of Queensland researchers, working in collaboration with the Technical University of Munich (TUM), have found a way to convert sugarcane into isobutanol— a building block of aviation fuel and other products—more efficiently.

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Eaton introduces DC-DC converters for 48V commercial vehicle architectures

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Power management company Eaton introduced a family of 48-volt DC-DC converters for diesel-powered commercial vehicles that can be used to power accessories such as antilock brakes and lighting. Eaton’s DC-DC converter takes power from a 48-volt system and reduces it to 24 volts.

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CNRS researchers use boron radicals to convert nitrogen to ammonia in solution; mild ammonia synthesis

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The boron compounds can efficiently target atmospheric nitrogen and convert it to ammonium chloride after the addition of an acid. The resulting substances converted molecular nitrogen at room temperature to borylamines, which in turn reacted with aqueous acid to give ammonium chloride. Ammonia is obtained industrially using the Haber–Bosch process, which requires a lot of energy and hydrogen gas.

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Twelve and LanzaTech successfully convert CO2 to ethanol

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Twelve and LanzaTech are eliminating fossil fuels from ethanol production by converting CO 2 to CO through Twelve’s carbon transformation technology (a new class of CO 2 -reducing catalysts and a novel device that splits CO 2 with just water and renewable electricity as inputs), and subsequently using LanzaTech’s small Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor (CSTR) to convert CO to ethanol.

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Converting rejected plastic waste into useful materials

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Researchers are developing new technologies, such as plasma that shoots ‘bullet’ electrons, to break down plastic waste to convert it into useful materials. “We’re

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Genesis mulls electric drop-top with X Convertible Concept

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There are few electric convertibles of any brand or price range, but Genesis hinted that it may join this small group with a new concept car unveiled this week in Malibu California.

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Photocatalytic optical fibers convert water into hydrogen

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Researchers at the University of Southampton have transformed optical fibers into photocatalytic microreactors that convert water into hydrogen fuel using solar energy.

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Converted hydrogen fuel cell refuse vehicle on trial in Ruhr region as part of HECTOR

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The Abfallentsorgungs-Gesellschaft Ruhrgebiet mbH ( AGR ), a waste management company in Herten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, has put a converted DAF CF 340 hydrogen fuel cell truck into operation as part of the EU-funded HECTOR (Hydrogen Waste Collection Vehicles in North West Europe) project.

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Volkswagen initially investing €460M to convert Wolfsburg plant for EV production

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Volkswagen will make an initial investment of some €460 million in its Wolfsburg factory at the Group headquarters by the beginning of 2025. This investment is primarily earmarked for preparations to produce the new ID.3. The compact electric car will be leaving the assembly line in Wolfsburg from 2023—initially in partial production, with full production slated from 2024. Ramp-up is due for completion by the end of 2025.

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Rock Tech Lithium to build Europe’s first lithium converter in Germany

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The converter is scheduled to start operations in 2024. With the acquisition of the site in the Guben South industrial park, Rock Tech Lithium is now creating the basis for the planned converter construction.

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Nissan Max-Out EV convertible concept is unveiled

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Nissan unveiled a physical concept model of its Max-Out EV convertible. The model was previously shown in virtual form as part of the Nissan Ambition 2030 vision announced in November 2021 under the Nissan Futures banner.

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Genesis X Convertible Concept To Enter Production As Flagship EV

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Luc Donckerwolke, Genesis' chief creative officer, reportedly told dealers that the X Convertible concept will go into production

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Affordable electric convertibles: Could Mini be working on one?

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Where are the electric convertibles? Now Mini has hinted that it’s thinking about the possibility of an electric convertible that’s not only compact but affordable—perhaps as.

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Indonesia converted 10 motorcycles to electric under pilot project

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Indonesia converted 10 motorcycles to electric under pilot project . Indonesia has launched a pilot project to convert combustion engine motorcycles into electric vehicles as part of its national drive to make the transportation more eco-friendly said the energy ministry.

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Berkeley Lab team validates bio-analogous technique for converting CO2 into liquid acetate

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Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have demonstrated a new technique, modeled after a metabolic process found in some bacteria, for converting CO 2 into liquid acetate, a key ingredient in “liquid sunlight” or solar fuels produced through artificial photosynthesis.

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MINI Cooper SE Convertible concept: electrified open-air fun of the future

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Sunshine, rising temperatures, fresh green scenery: Right on time for summer, MINI is presenting the all-electric MINI Cooper SE as a convertible for the first time. Electric Car News Cooper SE Cooper SE Convertible mini MINI Cooper SE Mini Cooper SE Convertible

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Multicomponent catalytic system efficiently converts carbon dioxide to methanol

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Inspired by naturally occurring processes, a team of Boston College chemists used a multi-catalyst system to convert carbon dioxide to methanol at the lowest temperatures reported with high activity and selectivity.

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Genesis X Convertible concept: Dope or nope?

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After the release of the Genesis Concept X Speedium , Genesis has unveiled a totally new vehicle, concisely named the Genesis X Convertible. The post Genesis X Convertible concept: Dope or nope?

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New system converts sewage to biogas

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Researchers have developed a new method to convert leftover sludge to biogas, lowering waste treatment costs and helping the environment. The post New system converts sewage to biogas appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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DOE researchers investigate economic and environmental impacts of converting wet waste to renewable diesel

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estimated that with conversion by hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) and upgrading, the wet waste resource availability in the United States could be converted to jet fuel that is equivalent to about 24% of the U.S.

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Bombardier (now Alstom) to convert AGC hybrid trains to full battery power

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To help France meet its sustainability targets, Bombardier will now convert AGC hybrid trains to full battery power. The idea is to convert dual-mode (catenary and diesel-powered) high capacity self-propelled trains to dual-mode battery-powered AGCs.

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U Delaware team develops chemocatalytic process to convert waste polypropylene to lube oils

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They were able to convert amorphous polypropylene and everyday bags and bottles effectively to lubricants with yields up to 80+%.

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Researchers show how bacteria convert toxic copper ions to stable metallic copper

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Researchers from the University of Houston, with colleagues at the University of São Paolo in Brazil, have demonstrated how copper-resistant bacterium from a copper mine in Brazil convert CuSO 4 (copper sulfate) ions into zero-valent Cu (metallic copper).

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Nissan unveils convertible EV concept, a category it should’ve been producing a decade ago

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As part of the launch of its Nissan Futures event kicking off in Japan this week, Nissan Motor Company unveiled a physical EV convertible prototype called the Max-Out – based on a virtual rendering teased in 2021.

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Nissan shows off its Max-Out electric convertible concept

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Nissan's "Max-Out" electric convertible has gone from 3D render to concept car but it's unclear if it will ever reach the production lines. The post Nissan shows off its Max-Out electric convertible concept appeared first on The Driven.

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Oxford team directly converts CO2 to jet fuel using iron-based catalysts

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Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a method to convert CO 2 directly into aviation fuel using a novel, inexpensive iron-based catalyst.

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New technology converts waste polyethylene to jet fuel in an hour

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Washington State University researchers have developed an innovative way to convert waste polyethylene plastic to ingredients for jet fuel and other valuable products, making it easier and more cost-effective to reuse plastics.

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Researchers show economic, environmental and grid-resilience benefits of converting diesel trains to battery-electric

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Economic, environmental and grid-resilience benefits of converting diesel trains to battery-electric.” In the US, diesel freight trains emit 35 million metric tons of CO 2 annually and produce air pollution that leads to $6.5

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Toyota Australia and BHP piloting converted electric LandCruiser

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The small-scale trial involves a LandCruiser 70 Series single-cab ute that has been converted to a battery-electric vehicle by Toyota Australia’s Product Planning and Development division in Port Melbourne.

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Canadian company launches electric motorcycle that converts into a snowmobile

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The post Canadian company launches electric motorcycle that converts into a snowmobile appeared first on Electrek. Electric powersports toys aren’t cheap. E-motorcycles can cost several thousand dollars more than their gas-powered ancestors, and electric snowmobiles aren’t cheap either.

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Genesis unveils X Convertible concept EV

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Genesis, the luxury vehicle division of Hyundai, unveils the third of its Genesis X Concept electric vehicles, the X Convertible in California. The post Genesis unveils X Convertible concept EV appeared first on The Driven.

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Convertible electric Wuling Mini goes on sale

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A convertible model of the hugely popular Hongguang Mini to be launched in September in association with US fashion magazine, Harper's Bazaar. The post Convertible electric Wuling Mini goes on sale appeared first on The Driven.

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New electrocatalyst converts CO2 into ethanol, acetone, and n-butanol with high efficiency

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The electrocatalytic conversion of CO 2 using renewable energy could establish a climate-neutral, artificial carbon cycle. Excess energy produced by photovoltaics and wind energy could be stored through the electrocatalytic production of fuels from CO 2. These could then be burned as needed.

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EU project HyFlexFuel converted sewage sludge and other biomasses into kerosene by hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL); SAF

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Under these conditions, biomass is converted into a crude bio-oil, which is separated from the process water behind the reactor. Thereby, oxygen and nitrogen are removed from the biocrude, which is in turn converted into a mixture of hydrocarbons.

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Biden says he will convert Federal fleet to electric vehicles

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In remarks made at the signing of his Executive Order on Strengthening American Manufacturing, President Biden said that he would replace the federal government’s fleet of vehicles with electric vehicles made in the US.

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HaaS company Hydra Energy delivers first converted hydrogen-diesel co-combustion heavy-duty truck; up to 40% hydrogen

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Hydra Energy, the Hydrogen-as-a-Service (HaaS) provider for commercial fleets looking to reduce emissions and costs with limited risk and no up-front investment ( earlier post ), has delivered its first hydrogen-converted, heavy-duty truck to paying fleet customer Lodgewood Enterprises.

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Flue2Chem project awarded £5m to convert industrial waste into sustainable materials

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The Flue2Chem project aims to reduce carbon emissions by converting industrial waste gases into sustainable materials. The post Flue2Chem project awarded £5m to convert industrial waste into sustainable materials appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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AVZ signs binding SC6 offtake agreement with major Chinese lithium converter Yibin Tianyi, supplier to CATL

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We are very pleased to conclude our discussions with Yibin Tianyi and to sign another binding offtake agreement for SC6 to a Chinese converter. Australia-based AVZ Minerals Limited has secured a strategic, long-term offtake partner agreement with Yibin Tianyi Lithium Industry Co.,

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Eaton to supply DC-DC converters for new heavy-duty battery-electric truck

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Power management company Eaton’s eMobility business has been awarded a contract to supply a 24-to-12-volt DC-DC converter for use in a commercial heavy-duty battery electric vehicle (BEV) that will power accessories, such as antilock brakes and lighting.

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Genesis completes its EV concept trilogy with the X Convertible

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The Genesis X Convertible completes the X concept trilogy of EVs and shares its architecture and electric powertrain with the X Concept and X Speedium Coupe concept. The X Convertible concept lineage can be traced back to the X Concept, a two-door grand tourer that showcased Genesis’ Athleti

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