Pony.ai introduces 6th generation autonomous driving system design; road-testing in Toyota S-AM this year

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has introduced its 6 th generation autonomous driving (AD) system, with leading-edge sensors, NVIDIA DRIVE computing platform solutions, and styling and design features for L4 automotive-grade mass production fleets. Autonomous driving technology company Pony.ai

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EV Connect introduces flexible EV charging solution designed for fleets

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EV Connect announced the general availability of its Fleet Charging Management Platform.

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Maersk unveils design of new methanol-fueled container ships

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Maersk has introduced the design of its eight groundbreaking and industry-leading 16,000 TEU container vessels powered by carbon-neutral methanol. The making of this took nearly five years, and all while crossing uncharted naval design territory.

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Algorithm Uses Evolution To Design Robots

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To accomplish tasks, they need both a well-designed body and a “brain,” or controller. But there are few ways to optimize a robot’s design at the same time. Unless the designer is an algorithm. Co-design Evolution RoboticsImagine you’re running a race.

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WorldAutoSteel, Ricardo unveil design for connected, autonomous steel vehicle

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The Steel E-Motive vehicle design has been optimized to include technologies that are deployable by 2030 and beyond and meet requirements for inner-city driving needs. Using Advanced High-Strength Steel for the design delivers aesthetic, safety, comfort and accessibility benefits.

Toyota unveils production version of purpose-designed battery-electric bZ4X

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Faithful in its design and technology to its concept predecessor, revealed earlier this year ( earlier post ), the production-ready bZ4X is the first model to be developed by Toyota entirely as a BEV.

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US designates Graphite One Project as “High-Priority Infrastructure Project”

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announced that it received notice on 15 January 2021 that its Alaska-based Graphite Creek Project has been designated a High-Priority Infrastructure Project (HPIP) by the US Government’s Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Committee (FPISC). Canada-based Graphite One Inc.

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Liquid Wind selects Worley to design first eMethanol plant

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Worley is a leading supplier of engineering, procurement and construction services and will support designing a facility concept that can be efficiently replicated to establish 500 eMethanol plants by 2050.

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This CAD Program Can Design New Organisms

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We believe that a key enabling technology in this quest is a computer-aided design (CAD) program for genome editing, which our organization is launching this week at the. What's more, current genomic design software requires human experts to predict the effect of edits.

UMD, Army Researchers design new electrolyte enabling high energy density rechargeable Mg and Ca batteries

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This work provides a versatile electrolyte design strategy for divalent metal batteries. The electrolyte design not only prevented the corrosion process, but it also significantly increased the reaction kinetics of both the anode and the cathode, boosting the battery’s overall performance.

Argonne helps optimize piston bowl design for Caterpillar heavy-duty engines using high-performance computing

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Taking advantage of Argonne’s high-performance computing resources, researchers developed a potential piston design for Caterpillar’s engines that could improve fuel efficiency while reducing emissions. Our work with Argonne on this project enabled the exploration of a massive design space.

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IBM and Samsung unveil novel semiconductor design that could enable 85% energy reduction compared to scaled finFET: VTFET

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Given the constraints the industry is currently facing along multiple fronts, IBM and Samsung are demonstrating our commitment to joint innovation in semiconductor design and a shared pursuit of what we call ‘hard tech.’

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Crowley completes first US design for fully electric tug with autonomous technology

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Crowley Engineering Services has completed the design of the first fully electric US tugboat with autonomous technology. The design also supports fully customizable features to meet the vessel design requirements with the future in mind.

Arafura Resources awards engineering design contract for Nolans NdPr project to Hatch

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This next phase of the project will see front end engineering design (FEED) works completed over the next 9 months to advance engineering and equipment procurement. Updating the overall project control budget and schedule to reflect the final design and tender submissions and to support FID.

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Hyundai upgrades design and performance of XCIENT fuel cell truck for global expansion

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The upgraded heavy-duty XCIENT features design and performance updates. Hyundai Motor Company released images of its newly upgraded XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass-produced, heavy-duty truck powered by hydrogen.

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Fraunhofer IFF team designing hydrogen factory of the future

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer IFF in Germany are designing the distributed and modular production and distribution of green hydrogen for industry, business and transportation throughout the value chain—a hydrogen factory of the future.

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AqualisBraemar LOC joins HYSEAS III hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project for vessel design

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CMAL) to partner in designing a hydrogen fuel-cell sea-going passenger and car ferry—a first for Europe. The ferry will be designed around the requirements of Shapinsay in Orkney where hydrogen fuel is generated through wind power.

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Kia reveals new design philosophy and full images of its first dedicated BEV: EV6

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Kia Corporation revealed the first images of the exterior and interior design of EV6, its first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV), ahead of the car’s world premiere later this month. Power to Progress builds on the brand’s current design strengths.

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GM reveals new Ultium Drive EV motors designed and developed in-house with GM propulsion software

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Designed by GM, the 180kW front-drive motor, 255kW rear- and front-drive motor and 62kW all-wheel drive assist motor are part of Ultium Drive. The motors were built as a scalable family, sharing design principles as well as similar tooling and manufacturing strategies.

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Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered Kielmax container feeder design

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This new design is based on extensive research and development work to establish the best-in-class design in terms of cargo capacity, flexibility and fuel economy, as well as the proven performance of the built Polar Code C.Delta2150 design.

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Route 7 EV Corridor Designation

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Route 7 is now an EV Corridor as officially designated by the U.S. These alternative fuel corridor (electric is only one of them) designations are intended to raise. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Bye Aerospace unveils 8-seat all-electric eFlyer 800; Safran supporting propulsion design

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Building upon our successful cooperation on eFlyer 2 and eFlyer 4, we are very proud to bring our best expertise to support Bye Aerospace in the design of the new eFlyer 800. Bye Aerospace announced an eight-seat all-electric twin turbo-prop class airplane, the eFlyer 800.

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PNNL-led team designs highly active cobalt-based PGM-free catalyst for fuel cells

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A multi-institutional research team led by materials scientists from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has designed a highly active and durable catalyst that doesn’t rely on costly platinum group metals (PGM) to spur the necessary chemical reaction.

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Researchers propose new design principle for proton-conducting electrolytes in intermediate-temperature solid oxide fuel cells

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The University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI,) Professor Qianli Chen and her collaborators are proposing a new design principle for perovskite materials with high proton conductivity for use as electrolyte materials in solid oxide fuel cells.

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Mitsubishi and ZeroAvia to collaborate on design & development of hydrogen-electric technology for regional jets

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The collaboration with MHIRJ will leverage ZeroAvia’s hydrogen fuel cell powertrain technology and MHIRJ’s aircraft design, certification and support experience to create aircraft solutions which not only have the potential to deliver new aircraft with hydrogen-electric propulsion but also to efficiently retrofit existing aircraft in the market.

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Drive System Design presents design methodology for accommodating future uncertainty in EV powertrain design: ePOP

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UK-based automotive engineering specialist Drive System Design (DSD) will present a system-level approach for EV powertrain design in a paper at the 17 th CTI China Symposium in Shanghai from 23-25 September. Our system approach to the design of EV powertrains helps to future-proof them against the uncertainties that lie ahead.

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Children as Social Robot Designers

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It’s pretty weird looking—not like something you or I would design if someone were to tell us to design a social robot, right? And that’s because YOLO is a robot that was designed by, and for, children. Getting children to design a robot was not easy.

Leaked photos show new Tesla Cybertruck design with no door handles, removable wheel covers

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A couple of new photos leaked over the weekend of the Tesla Cybertruck, giving us a closer look at design changes that we’ve spotted recently from afar.

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Trinity, TOTAL researchers design new molecules that boost fuel efficiency

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Researchers from Trinity College Dublin’s and TOTAL have designed , synthesized and tested new additives that increase fuel efficiency. An innovative and informed methodology for the rational design and testing of anti-knock additives is reported.

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Wärtsilä to design and equip two zero-emissions battery-powered ferries

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The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to design and equip two new zero-emissions ferries. The orders with Wärtsilä for the design and the equipment were placed in April 2020. Included in the design concept is the optimization of energy consumption.

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Lotus unveils E-R9 next-generation EV endurance racer design study

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Lotus unveiled the E-R9, a new design study for a next-generation pure electric endurance racer that could be on the starting grid of circuits around the world for the 2030 season. Visually it was brought to life by the Lotus Design team, led by Russell Carr, Design Director for Lotus.

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Volkswagen using AR to design new production lines in Chattanooga

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The system helps designers see not just individual parts, but how existing and future equipment could interact in a real environment. As we integrate new models into the existing factory, we need to make sure our virtual design data matches the reality in the plant.

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Toyota introduces second-generation Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle as design and technology flagship

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For 2021, Toyota has fully rebooted the Mirai, originally offered in 2016, as a premium rear-wheel drive sports-luxury fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) with striking design, cutting-edge technology, more engaging driving performance and a significantly longer EPA-estimated range rating.

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Honda receives type designation for Level 3 automated driving in Japan

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has received the required type designation for Level 3 automated driving from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT). Honda Motor Co.,

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Novel Li-S cathode design significantly improves performance of next-generation battery

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A team led by Professor Cheong Ying Chan at Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology (HKUST) Energy Institute, has proposed a novel cathode design concept for lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery that substantially improves the performance of this kind of promising next-generation battery.

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Tesla Cybertruck with updated design spotted on test track

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A new Tesla Cybertruck prototype with an updated design has been spotted on the automaker’s Fremont factory test track. more… The post Tesla Cybertruck with updated design spotted on test track appeared first on Electrek.

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Ulstein introduces second hydrogen vessel design: J102 hydrogen hybrid wind turbine installation vessel

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Ulstein has introduced its second hydrogen hybrid vessel design for the offshore industry. Most new jack-up designs feature a battery hybrid system in addition to diesel gen sets, with a future option for hydrogen-powered fuel cell systems, Ulstein said.

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Drive System Design expands electrified powertrain test facilities

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UK-based electrified powertrain engineering consultancy Drive System Design (DSD) announced a strategic expansion of its test facilities, adding two further test cells for high-performance hybrid axles and e-machines.

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RINA and SDARI to develop methanol/ammonia fueled tanker design

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RINA, a global classification society, and the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) have signed a Joint Development Project Agreement to develop a ship design capable of being fueled by either ammonia or methanol. Within the Agreement, SDARI will focus on the ship concept development and design while RINA will verify the compliance with the applicable rules, including those for the use of alternative fuels.

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Stanford team proposes new design strategy for electrolytes for lithium metal batteries

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Stanford University scientists have proposed a design strategy for electrolytes that enable anode-free Li metal batteries with single-solvent single-salt formations at standard concentrations.

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CARB designing Sustainable Transportation Equity Project

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is designing the Sustainable Transportation Equity Project Program, and will hold its second program design workgroup in Los Angeles later this month. STEP is in the early stages of program design. STEP aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase access to clean transportation, and address community resident’s transportation needs by funding planning, clean transportation, and land use projects.

TTTech Auto and Infineon design fail-operational architecture for Level 3 and 4 highly automated driving

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With a fail-operational system design, car manufacturers lift the safety of their highly automated vehicle to aviation standard in a cost-efficient manner.

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New EV Rate Design – Final Adjudication from PURA

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The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has released the final version of the EV Rate Design This program provides incentives for off-peak and managed charging, subsidies for EV chargers, and make-ready (bringing the electricity to where.