CU Denver study finds ride-hailing increases vehicle miles traveled

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increase in the miles cars travel for ride-hailing passengers in Denver’s metro area, according to a study published this week in the journal Transportation by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver. Although our data collection focused on the Denver region, these results provide insight into the impacts of ride-hailing. Lead author and CU Denver civil engineering Ph.D. Ride-hailing accounts for approximately an 83.5%

GM expands Maven carsharing to Denver, LA and San Francisco

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Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, is expanding to the western United States, adding the Denver, Los Angeles and San Francisco markets. In 10 months, Maven has launched three products and has grown to 13 US cities: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; Jersey City, New Jersey; New York City; Orlando, Florida; San Diego; San Francisco; and Washington, D.C.

Study quantifies impact of oil and gas emissions on Denver’s ozone problem

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In cities such as Denver, NO x comes primarily from vehicle tailpipes. First, it contains the major city of Denver as well as active oil and gas regions to the northeast.

Will Poop Power Electric Cars? Sure Will At Denver Zoo

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Denver Zoo realised the In terms of renewable energy, you have to give credit to the first person who thought of using excrement as a source of fuel. At the risk of dragging things down to gutter-level, one place you'll find one heck of a lot of excrement is at a zoo. You don't need us to tell you that big animals produce large amounts of waste.

Capstone Receives order for 34 microturbines for Denver RTD electric bus fleet

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The buses are expected to be delivered to Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) later this year. The new Denver RTD buses will operate on the 16 th Street Mall in downtown Denver. Capstone Turbine. Corporation has received an order for thirty-four liquid fuel C30 microturbines for use in DesignLine’s Eco Saver IV range extended electric buses.

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UQM Technologies receives order to refresh generators and motor controllers in Denver RTD hybrid buses

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will begin a refurbishment program on the generators and motor controllers used in the Denver Regional Transportation District’s (RTD’s) fleet of hybrid buses. The original units being refurbished exceeded their expected life and this program will allow additional running time for the fleet of buses, which operate seven days a week in downtown Denver. UQM Technologies, Inc.

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Lightning Hybrids to Introduce Hydraulic Hybrid Sports Sedan at Denver Auto Show

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Colorado start-up Lightning Hybrids will unveil the prototype of its hydraulic hybrid four-seat sports sedan at the Denver Auto Show 1-5 April. Rendering of the LH4. Click to enlarge. This will also mark the public debut for the hydraulic hybrid drivetrain. The car, the LH4, features a 240 hp (179 kW) drivetrain consisting of a 90 hp (67 kW) proprietary 2-stroke biodiesel and 150 hp (112 kW) hydraulic system.

Spectacular #YearOfJoe Comes To Breathtaking Finish As #YearOfJoe2 Kicks Off With A Bang!

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Just as revolutionary for your Greenius, for the first time ever, I didn’t have to keep in touch with events, projects or deadlines back home when I was in Hawaii, or Sweden, Amsterdam, Denver, Tucson or any other place I went during #YOJ.

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NREL study focuses on growing use and impacts of ride-hailing services at airports

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In a new study, NREL researchers focused on the key observability aspects of new modes and the rate of shifts in mobility patterns across airports in the regions of San Francisco, Portland, Denver, and Kansas City—all US DOT Smart City Challenge finalists.

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NVIDIA dives into Parker mobile processor for next generation of autonomous vehicles

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Built around NVIDIA’s highest performing and most power-efficient Pascal GPU architecture and the next generation of NVIDIA’s Denver CPU architecture, Parker delivers up to 1.5 The Denver 2.0

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ChargePoint ranks US metro areas for EV friendliness; SF Bay Area still on top

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Austin fell to the number-six ranking after having held the number-four spot on the 2013 list; Washington, DC and Boston, MA fell from the ninth and tenth spots, respectively, while EV infrastructure growth and registrations propelled Atlanta and Denver into the top 10. Denver, CO. ChargePoint—the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network—released a list of the top 10 friendliest metropolitan areas in the US for EV drivers.

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Audi A3 e-tron Electric Car Testing Update (Video)

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and Denver. It may have reportedly canceled its two smallest plug-in car projects, but Audi is hardly abandoning electric cars. Three months ago, the German luxury and sports brand said it would bring a limited test fleet of battery-electric Audi A3 hatchbacks to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Now Audi has posted a two-minute video

car2go pulls plug on car-sharing service in San Diego, Minneapolis/St. Paul

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Those locations include: New York City, Portland, Columbus, Seattle, Denver, Austin, Washington DC, Calgary, Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver. Daimler’s car-sharing service car2go is suspending its operations in San Diego, California and in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. In San Diego, car2go faced a lack of use, the company said. In the Twin Cities, the issue is the high state car rental taxation rates.

Mayor Menino Adds Boston

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Arlington, TX Austin, TX Baltimore, MD Boston, MA Boulder, CO Corpus Christi, TX Dallas, TX Denver, CO Fort Worth, TX Irvine, CA Los Angeles, CA Madison, WI Philadelphia, PA Salt Lake City, UT Seattle, WA Wenatchee, WA Become a Partner today. Boston joins in the Plug-In Campaign.

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Lyft and GM’s Express Drive expands to Colorado and California; adds Bolt EV

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Express Drive will also launch operations in Denver by the fall of 2016. In San Francisco, Los Angeles and Denver combined, more than 130,000 people who applied to become Lyft drivers but didn’t have qualifying cars will now have the opportunity to drive on the platform. Lyft and General Motors are expanding their Express Drive short-term vehicle access program ( earlier post ) to California and Colorado, including the new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV ( earlier post ).

V2G Test Drive

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Xcel Energy announces six-month test drive of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles DENVER - Six plug-in hybrid electric vehicles ( PHEVs ) will be on the road by the end of 2007 as part of a demonstration test of vehicle-to-grid ( V2G ) technology by Xcel Energy.

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Mayors Join Drive

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Hays of North Little Rock, AK, Mayor Rocky Anderson of Salt Lake City, Mayor Henry Garret of Corpus Christi, TX, Mayor John Hickenlooper of Denver, Mayor Greg Nickels of Seattle, Mayor Ardell Brede of Rochester, NY, Mayor Martin J.

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Preliminary survey results show 27% believe they will be using autonomous car by 2020, 49% a single mobility app

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— Earlier this year, Xerox debuted its own unique mobility app that is currently piloting in Los Angeles, Denver, Centennial and Bengaluru. Preliminary results from a forthcoming 23-city global study from Xerox shows that by 2020, half of all respondents (49%) believe they will have one app for all their transportation needs and 27% of respondents believe they will be using a self-driving car. The online survey was conducted among 18-65 year olds who hold a driver’s license.

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PRIME Coalition invests in three startups: electrochemical reduction of CO2, lightweight materials; Li extraction

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PRIME Coalition, a 501(c)(3) public charity funding tech start-ups that fight climate change, closed three new investments: Opus 12 in Berkeley, CA; Mallinda in Denver, CO; and Lilac Solutions in Oakland, CA. With these investments, PRIME has now funded nine start-up companies through 11 financing rounds mobilizing more than $17 million in philanthropic capital. Fifty-six foundations, philanthropists, and impact investors have backed PRIME and our portfolio companies.

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BYD unveils first 45' battery-electric commuter coach bus

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BYD has deployed more than 137 battery-electric buses across the country to customers including LA Metro, Los Angeles Department of Transportation, Stanford University, UCLA, UC San Francisco, UC Irvine, Anaheim Resort Transportation, Long Beach Transit, Denver Regional Transportation District, City of Albuquerque, SolTrans, SunLine Transit, Link Transit, COMO Connect, Antelope Valley Transit Authority, and others across North America. 
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Student winners in solar and hydrogen fuel cell car races

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Trophies for the fastest solar powered model cars were given to Colorado students from The Logan School for Creative Learning (Denver), team name “Thurndercougarfalconbird”, first place; Drake Middle School (Arvada), team name “Drake 4” second place; and Bell Middle School (Golden), team name “3am”, third place.

Audi e-tron Pilot Program

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including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, and Washington. Denver is included because its combination of altitude and weather offers a mix of driving conditions to more fully test the car.). New cars are traditionally introduced at auto shows.

Argonne and RIKEN sign MOU in support of petascale computing

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The MOU was signed at SC13, a supercomputing conference being held in Denver, by Kimihiko Hirao, director of the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science (AICS) of Japan, and Michael E. Argonne National Laboratory and Japan’s RIKEN research institute signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a cooperative relationship in support of projects aimed at expanding the use of petascale computing in the scientific and engineering communities. Earlier post.).

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Study finds 2008 recession contributed to increase in age of US LDV fleet, slowing of emission reductions

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The global economic recession of 2008—which severely depressed light-duty vehicle sales—resulted in an increase in the age of the light-duty vehicle fleet in the US that likely slowed the rate of decrease of fleet average emissions, according to a study by Gary Bishop and Donald Stedman at the University of Denver. A remote vehicle exhaust sensor (Fuel Efficiency Automobile Test, FEAT), developed at the University of Denver, collected the data sets.

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Guerrilla charging: theft or public service?

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And he is taunting the authorities in Denver to fine the owner of the Tesla he found plugged in at the airport. So you've finally got your electric car.

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Hertz adds 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid to rental fleet

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The Sonata Hybrid is available to rent at airports including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Atlanta, Dulles International and Chicago, as well as cities such as San Jose, San Diego and Long Beach in California; Portland, Oregon; and Denver. The Hertz Corporation, which includes the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands, has expanded of its Green Traveler Collection car rental fleet to include the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid ( earlier post ) in select cities across the US.

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Foton Motor to extend cooperation with Cummins; second stage of the “China Super Truck” program

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At the 8 th US-China Energy Efficiency Forum in Denver, Foton Motor and Cummins signed a Memorandum of Green Power and Smart Truck Cooperation Development. Under the MoU, Foton Motor and Cummins will launch an in-depth cooperation to boost energy-saving, low-carbon and green development. The signing also marked the launching of the second stage of the “China Super Truck” program.

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Nestlé Waters North America adds 155 new medium-duty propane autogas trucks to delivery fleet

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Equipped with ROUSH CleanTech fuel technology, the trucks operate in three of BBU’s major markets: Chicago, Denver, and Washington DC. Nestlé Waters North America is adding more than 150 medium-duty beverage delivery trucks fueled by propane autogas. Over the vehicles’ lifetime, the 155 Ford F-650 trucks will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 24.6 million pounds. These units will be deployed beginning in April.

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They join Founding Members from these cities: Arlington, TX, Baltimore, Boulder, Dallas, Denver, Fort Worth, Irvine, CA, Los Angeles, Memphis, Philadelphia, Seattle, San Francisco, and Wenatchee, WA.

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Veolia Transportation converting 300 of its US taxis to propane autogas; launching Baltimore’s first propane autogas taxi fleet

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Under the public-private partnership, Program fleets are converting more than 1,200 autogas vehicles and implementing more than 30 autogas fueling stations throughout the southeastern US, Pittsburgh and Denver. In addition to the 50 Checker Yellow taxis in Baltimore by the end of 2012, Veolia Transportation will convert more than 250 of the taxis it operates in Pittsburgh, Jacksonville and Denver to run on propane autogas.

InvenTek to present Rolled-Ribbon battery cell technology at 24th NREL Industry Growth Forum

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InvenTek Corporation, a developer of technology for low-cost, high-performance, large-format Li-ion batteries, will present at the 24 th NREL Industry Growth Forum (IGF) to be held in Denver, Colorado, on 8-10 November 2011.

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Environmental Charter High School Gets Solar; Greenius Goes EcoMedia

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And in the next three months he’ll be in Cambridge, Massachusetts; back in Minneapolis; the Port of Los Angeles; Long Beach, California; Long Island, New York and Denver Colorado for the latest batch of environmental projects EcoAds have helped to fund.

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Campaign Begins

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EV world NATIONAL COALITION LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO URGE AUTOMAKERS TO PRODUCE PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLES WASHINGTON, D.C.—January

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In-use measurements of NOx and particulates trends for heavy-duty vehicles in California

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A team at the University of Denver has measured the emissions from two in-use California heavy-duty truck fleets—at the Port of Los Angeles and the Cottonwood weigh station in Northern California—using the On-Road Heavy-Duty Measurement System in 2013, 2015 and 2017.

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Hyundai and US DOE extend fuel cell vehicle loan partnership in concert with new DC-based hydrogen fueling station

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Michigan and Denver. Hyundai and the US Department of Energy (DOE) are extending their fuel cell vehicle confirmation program, originally from 2013 through 2015, to a second phase, from 2016 through 2017.

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Walmart pilot-testing grocery deliveries with Uber, Lyft and Deliv

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Walmart will start with tests of grocery delivery through Uber and Lyft in Denver and one other market. Walmart will begin pilot-testing a last-mile grocery-delivery test through services such as Uber, Lyft and Deliv. This is in addition to a quiet Sam’s Club pilot that started in March with Deliv involving delivery of general merchandise and grocery for business members in Miami. A customer will places a grocery order online and select a delivery window.

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Study finds cities can reduce CO2 more easily from residential conservation than transportation

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The 11 cities analyzed in the study are Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Seattle. Cleveland and Denver, which both rely heavily on coal-fired power plants, have the highest rates of emissions per units of energy produced; they produce 34.3 kilograms of carbon dioxide emissions per million BTU, making its energy use about one-third as carbon-intensive as that of Cleveland and Denver.

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Alstom invests €14M in electric autonomous shuttle company EasyMile

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It is based in Toulouse, Singapore and Denver (USA) and employs today 60 employees. Rail transport giant Alstom is investing €14 million (US$15 million), and thus taking a minority stake, in EasyMile, a start-up developing the EZ10 electric driverless shuttle.

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GM Maven introduces monthly offering for members; vehicles include the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Volt

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and Canada: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; Jersey City, New Jersey; Nashville, Tennessee; New York City; Orlando, Florida; Phoenix; San Diego; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, has expanded its offerings to include a new monthly service, Maven Reserve. Maven members pay a monthly fee to reserve a new GM vehicle loaded with technology for 28 days.

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APTA reports record public transportation usage in US in 2013; growth outpacing population and VMT growth

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Systems that showed double digit increases in 2013 were located in the following cities: New Orleans, LA (28.9%); Denver, CO (14.9%); and San Diego, CA (10.4%). Growth in public transit ridership since 1995 has outpaced population and VMT growth. Data: APTA. Click to enlarge.

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Electrify America to install 2,800 charging stations at workplaces and multi-unit dwellings across US

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Workplace and multi-unit dwelling charging stations will be installed in six California metropolitan areas—Fresno, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose—as well as in Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Portland, Raleigh, Seattle and Washington, DC.

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