Make the Connection: Join Revation at ICMI Contact Center Demo 2017

Green Car Reports

Join Revation Systems , along with leading contact center professionals seeking solutions to today’s challenges, at the ICMI Contact Center Demo Conference on September 25-27 at the Mandalay Bay North Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

2017 52

Volkswagen launches “Electric for All” campaign, demos rolling chassis of MEB

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen is launching its “Electric for All” campaign—a strategic effort to put attractive electric vehicles at affordable prices on the road, paving the way for the breakthrough of electric vehicles.

2018 156

TNO joins H2-Share project to build and demo 27t hydrogen fuel cell truck and mobile refueler

Green Car Congress

Based upon the demo’s and strong cooperation with sector-related associations, a joint roadmap for zero-emission heavy-duty trucks in NWE will be developed, along with cooperation from other EU regions.

2018 108

DARPA GXV-T demos showcase radical vehicle technologies

Green Car Congress

DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies ( GXV-T ) program ( earlier post ) aims to improve mobility, survivability, safety, and effectiveness of future combat vehicles without piling on armor.

2018 87

Renault takes Level 4 EV SYMBIOZ demo car on the road

Green Car Congress

The automaker has now embodied many of the elements of the show car in a demo vehicle that is currently performing road tests to demonstrate under real-life conditions the benefits of such a car. The SYMBIOZ demo car is capable of reaching SAE Level 4 autonomy (“mind-off”).

2017 91

Autonomous electric shuttle in long-term public demo in Candiac, Québec

Green Car Congress

The City of Candiac, Québec is hosting a long-term demonstration project for a 100% electric autonomous shuttle to be used on public roads for the first time in Canada.

2018 100

Global Bioenergies successfully moves its C3 process to demo scale; isopropanol and acetone from renewable resources

Green Car Congress

The C3 process, which enables the production of renewable isopropanol and acetone, is the second process reaching demo plant scale in Global Bioenergies’ portfolio. The next phase, at demo plant scale, was subcontracted to Bioprocess Pilot Facility (BPF) located in Delft in the Netherlands. Global Bioenergies has reached a new milestone in scaling up its C3 process converting renewable resources into isopropanol and acetone. Earlier post.)

2018 67

Soletair demo plant produces renewable hydrocarbon fuel from CO2 captured from the air

Green Car Congress

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) are beginning testing of the Soletair demo plant, which uses air-captured carbon dioxide to produce renewable fuels and chemicals.

2017 108

AEye demos first commercial 360? solid-state LiDAR system

Green Car Congress

AEye Inc has completed a successful live metropolitan demo showcasing its solid-state commercial LiDAR system with 360° vehicle coverage. AEye’s high performance system employs a dense 150-vertical-channel LiDAR scanner, paired with region of interest configurability, for enhanced ranges up to 300 meters. AEye is the first to announce a commercial solid state system capable of 360° coverage and real-time software configurability.

Global Bioenergies successfully scales up renewable isobutene process in Leuna Demo plant

Green Car Congress

Global Bioenergies has succeeded in producing isobutene by fermentation at the scale of the Leuna Demo plant (a 5,000-liter fermenter), with run length and performances exceeding those performed on the pilot plant in Pomacle (a 500-liter fermenter). Success in this phase of the process’ scale up was obtained less than five months after start-up of the fermentation unit at the Leuna Demo plant, in December 2016.

2017 60

Silicon Valley V2G Plug-in Hybrid Demo

Plugs and Cars

Barbara Boxer attended a Silicon Valley Alternative Energy Summit today and PG&E was there with its plug-in hybrid Prius. Green Wombat reports on the Vehicle to Grid (V2G) capability demonstrated by PG&E.

2007 130

CARB awards $20M in Cap-and-Trade funding to zero-emission transportation technology demos, H2 ferry, BEV locomotive

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has awarded $20 million in grants to accelerate California’s transition to zero-emission off-road equipment in the freight, agriculture and waterborne mass transit sectors.

2018 97

Japan launches first global hydrogen supply chain demo project; liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC) technology

Green Car Congress

The hydrogen demo project is a stepping stone for commercialization of projects post 2020. Four Japanese companies—Chiyoda, Mitsubishi, Mitsui and.

Aemetis completes operation of cellulosic ethanol demo unit; 12 Mgpy plant for 2019

Green Car Congress

Aemetis announced that it successfully built and operated an integrated cellulosic ethanol demonstration unit for more than 120 days of continuous operations with 94% uptime, meeting the requirements for a federal USDA 9003 Biorefinery Assistance Program guaranteed loan.

2018 83

GM demos 8 connected vehicle safety applications in Shanghai

Green Car Congress

General Motors demonstrated eight safety applications for its latest intelligent and connected vehicle (ICV) technology for the first time in China at the National Intelligent and Connected Vehicle Pilot Zone in Shanghai, which opened in June. GM has been supporting the development of connected vehicle technologies for more than a decade in the US.

2016 78

Groupe PSA and Qualcomm advance C-V2X testing for communication between vehicles; demo in March

Green Car Congress

Groupe PSA and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated announced advances in Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) communication technology testing as the first step of 5G deployment for automotive applications with direct communication between vehicles.

2018 83

US researchers demo separation-free, IL-based process for conversion of biomass to advanced biofuel

Green Car Congress

Researchers from three US national labs (Berkeley, Pacific Northwest and Sandia) has demonstrated a separation-free, ionic-liquid (IL)-based process to convert biomass to an advanced biofuel (the sesquiterpene bisabolene). The process, described in an open access paper in the RSC journal Green Chemistry , is also the first to demonstrate full consumption of glucose, xylose, acetate, and lactic acid in the presence of the IL cholinium lysinate ([Ch][Lys]).

2018 67

Global Bioenergies obtains €4.4M loan to complete financing of demo plant, begins construction

Green Car Congress

Global Bioenergies, a startup developing and commercializing a fermentation process that targets gaseous isobutene, has obtained a €4.4-million (US$4.7-million) loan from a consortium of four French banks—BNP Paribas, Société Genéralé, CIC and Bpifrance—to complete the financing of its demo plant. The demo plant’s operation will begin in 2016 under the supervision of Global Bioenergies GmbH, a Leipzig-based, 100%-owned subsidiary of Global Bioenergies SA.

2015 71

Audi’s “Jack” autonomous A7 concept hits the road in public demo drives in Germany

Green Car Congress

Audi is providing public demonstration drives on board an Audi A7 piloted driving concept nicknamed “Jack”. Selected brand customers and fans will get their first experience of piloted driving on the A9 north of Munich. The customer trips in “Jack” start in the myAudi Sphere at Munich airport.

2017 93

CMU demo’ing Autonomous SRX in Washington this week

Green Car Congress

Sample images of urban driving and screen-captures of the Autonomoous SRX’s tracking system’s results. The images in the first row show detection and tracking results from an arriving area of Pittsburgh international airport. The other two images in the second row show those of an urban street.

Daimler demos self-driving snow removal trucks; premiere of Remote Truck Interface

Green Car Congress

Following its successful demonstration of the Highway Pilot and Highway Pilot Connect systems ( earlier post )—the latter making truck platooning possible—Daimler has demonstrated automated snow removal operations on the site of the former Pferdsfeld airbase.

2017 83

Prototype Mack heavy-duty plug-in hybrid truck part of e-Highway demo near Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

Green Car Congress

The demo was conducted near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as part of a project with Siemens and sponsored by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).

ABB joins CharIN; taking Combined Charging System to the next level; 150 kW demos, targeting 350 kW

Green Car Congress

The 150 kW demo is of some significance, as Audi of America president Scott Keogh just announced the company’s intention to build out a network of 150 kW fast chargers to support the 2018 introduction of its battery-electric SUV (the production version of the e-tron quattro).

2015 115

Honda and Ford separately launching smart home demos

Green Car Congress

American Honda Motor Co., will create the Honda Smart Home US, a showcase that demonstrates Honda’s vision for sustainable, zero-carbon living and personal mobility, including the use of solar power to charge a Honda Fit EV battery electric vehicle. The site is on the campus of the University of California, Davis; the building process will be documented and shared through the Honda Smart Home US website.

2013 108

Alaska Railroad to demo hauling LNG in intermodal containers; 1st railroad permitted to haul LNG

Green Car Congress

The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) will demonstrate the transport of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in intermodal LNG ISO containers from southcentral to interior Alaska during a month-long operational performance project in early fall 2016.

2016 99

Praj to build demo commercial cellulosic ethanol plant in India

Green Car Congress

million gallons US) per year demo commercial plant to produce cellulosic ethanol in India. The demo plant will seek to demonstrate technical and commercial viability as well optimization of water and energy integration and its impact on the capex and opex of the commercial financial proposal. Praj Industries will set up a 10-million liter (2.6 The company expects the project cost to be in the region of US$ 25-30 million and to break ground in early 2013.

India 74

GM Establishing Global Battery Electric Vehicle Demo Fleets

Green Car Congress

Speaking at the “Electrification - Plugging into the Future Forum” today at the SAIC-GM Pavilion at World Expo 2010 Shanghai, GM Vice President of Global Vehicle Engineering Karl Stracke announced that GM is establishing battery electric vehicle demo fleets in different regions around the world using different vehicles. Additional details about the battery-electric vehicle demo fleets will be announced in the future

2010 74

Tesla demos super-fast battery swapping facility

Green Cars News

Hedging its bets, Tesla has proven that its Model S electric saloon is ready to use a battery swapping system of recharging, able to switch its depleted battery for a fresh, fully charged one in less than 90 seconds-faster than you can fill your car with petrol. In a live demonstration at its des[.].

Honda and Ford launch Smart Home demos to boost electric cars

Green Cars News

Two giants of the motoring world, Honda and Ford, have independently announced the launch of smart home demos aimed at boosting the use of electric cars and energy efficiency in homes.

2013 78

Ricardo demos real-world driving emissions testing at Air Quality show

Green Car Congress

Ricardo demonstrated its new real-world driving emissions measurement service ( earlier post ), and discussed the first results from its road side vehicle monitoring research, at the Air Quality & Emissions Show (AQE) in the UK earlier this week.

2017 83

Navistar SuperTruck demo vehicle CatalIST exceeds DOE freight efficiency goal; 50.3% BTE, path to 55%

Green Car Congress

Navistar unveiled its innovative SuperTruck demonstration vehicle, CatalIST, which has achieved a freight efficiency improvement of 104% compared to the control vehicle, exceeding the improvement goal set by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the SuperTruck program.

2016 96

Libertine FPE builds demo prototype of linear free piston generator

Green Car Congress

UK-based Libertine FPE has built a demonstration prototype of its linear electrical machine for what it is calling “Digital Piston Motion Control” in free piston engine applications. Earlier post.) This technology will allow researchers to develop future combustion engines free from the piston motion constraints dictated by the crankshaft.

2015 78

Volvo C30 Electric demos wireless charging

Green Cars News

Volvo has successfully demonstrated the working of a wireless charging for electric cars, as part of a project run in collaboration with Flanders’ Drive knowledge centre based in Flanders, Belgium.

Oak Ridge AMIE demo integrates 3D-printed building, natural gas hybrid with bi-directional wireless power transfer

Green Car Congress

A research demonstration unveiled at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (DOE ORNL) combines clean energy technologies into a 3D-printed building and a 3D-printed natural gas-powered hybrid vehicle to showcase a new approach to energy use, storage and consumption.

2015 113

Praj Industries breaks ground on cellulosic ethanol demo plant in India

Green Car Congress

Praj Industries has broken ground on its integrated cellulosic ethanol demo plant at Shirala in Sangli District in Maharashtra (India). The cellulosic ethanol demo plant will operate on different variety of biomass with a capacity of 100 dry tonnes of biomass per day, which includes agricultural wastes such as corn stover, cobs and bagasse. The demo plant will enable Praj to consolidate its 6 years of R&D efforts, starting with laboratory trials to pilot scale trials.

2013 68

Ascend Energy and Atrex Energy demo tubular SOFC electric ATV, fueled by natural gas

Green Car Congress

Ascend Energy, in collaboration with solid oxide fuel cell manufacturer Atrex Energy , released the results of a joint project to demonstrate a newly developed tubular solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) in an electric all-terrain vehicle (ATV).

2017 83

Volvo Trucks and PATH successfully demo partially automated on-highway truck platooning in California; CACC

Green Car Congress

Volvo Trucks and Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) at the University of California, Berkeley recently completed a successful demonstration of partially automated truck platooning, made possible by Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology ( CACC ).

2017 83

Rolls-Royce and Svitzer demo world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel; testing autonomous operation

Green Car Congress

Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark. Earlier this year, one of Svitzer’s tugs, the 28m Svitzer Hermod , safely conducted a number of remotely controlled maneuvers.

2017 78

BMW demos self-driving high-speed slides

Green Cars News

BMW has new self-driving technology that allows a car to autonomously drift around bends and slip between cones, even at high speed.

Testing confirms Torotrak V-Charge variable drive mechanical supercharger enables more ambitious downsizing; 1.0L demo at Aachen

Green Car Congress

Independent on-engine test results have verified the simulation predictions that a Torotrak V-Charge variable drive mechanical supercharger enables more ambitious levels of engine downsizing. Compared to a current 1.5L GTDI engine producing 240 N·m torque, a 1.0L

2016 116

California ARB awards $7M for ultra-low NOx heavy-duty diesel truck demo project with Achates opposed-piston engines

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resource Board (CARB) is awarding $7 million to CALSTART to develop a Class 8 truck that will achieve a 90% reduction in NO x along with a 15-20% fuel efficiency improvement. The project will build and install diesel-fueled two-stroke compression-ignition Achates Power Opposed-Piston Engines into Class 8 demonstration trucks that will be road-road ready in 2019 and operate in fleet service in California in 2020. California’s ultra-low NO x emissions standard is 0.02

2018 77

HRL Laboratories achieves 1st demo of GaN CMOS FET technology

Green Car Congress

Researchers at HRL Laboratories, LLC, have achieved the first demonstration of gallium nitride (GaN) complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) field-effect-transistor (FET) technology. In doing so they have established that the semiconductor’s superior transistor performance can be harnessed in an integrated circuit. This breakthrough paves the way for GaN to become the technology of choice for power conversion circuits that are made in silicon today.

2016 64

Renesas to demo full autonomous vehicles with R-Car H3 SoCs at CES 2017

Green Car Congress

Renesas will showcase its own fully autonomous vehicle prototypes—featuring the R-Car H3 SoC ( earlier post )—at the Consumer Electronics Show this week. Renesas will offer short rides in the autonomous vehicles at a short track adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center.

2017 83