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ISO 19880 – New technical ISO document for hydrogen fueling station standardization

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The TR ISO 19880-1 represents the work of ISO TC 197 WG 24 and is the first document that is meant to start the harmonization of hydrogen fueling stations worldwide. SAE J2601 ( earlier post ) is currently referenced as a fueling protocol in this document.

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ISO/TS 19880:2016 – New technical document for hydrogen stations

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ISO has published a new Technical Specification ISO/TS 19880-1 , Gaseous hydrogen — fueling stations — Part 1: General requirements, which is a key document for the building of hydrogen fueling stations worldwide.

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Volkswagen fights demands for Dieselgate documents, Bosch joins too

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More than a year after its use of illegal "defeat device" software in diesel cars was first revealed to the public, Volkswagen is still dealing with the effects of the "Dieselgate" scandal. The automaker continues to work toward a way to modify affected cars to meet emissions standards, as it continues to negotiate with U.S. regulators over two. TDI VW Bosch Volkswagen diesel scandal

‘Revenge of the Electric Car’ documents return of the EV

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New film ‘Revenge of the Electric Car’, the sequel to the 2006 film ‘Who Killed the Electric Car?’ opens in selected theatres in the US from this Friday (October 21, 2011). Directed by Chris Paine, the documentary film focuses on the ambitions of four men; Bob Lutz, former chief executive of GM, Carlos Ghosn CEO [.]. Electric cars Chris Paine documentary electric car film Revenge of the Electric Car

DOE seeking public comments on EV Everywhere Initial Framing Document

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is requesting public comment on its recently published EV Everywhere Initial Framing Document. Public comments on this proposed framing document must be received on or before 29 October 2012. The EV Everywhere Initial Framing Document was developed as a principal means of facilitating stakeholder engagement in the planning process. Framing Document.

DOT issues discussion document on principles for a connected vehicle environment; safety as top priority

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO) has issued a discussion document expressing a set of working principles intended to guide DOT’s research, demonstration and implementation activities related to a connected vehicle environment.

Open Source Civic-EV documents moved

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All files and documentation at the civic-ev Google group has now been moved to the "civicevkit" Google Site: If you need to access the build instructions or Google Sketch-Up files, please go there now. Hi All, It's been a verrrrry long time since I posted here since I sold the Civic-EV. Due to Google removing the Files and Pages feature of Google Groups.

California ARB posts discussion document on $500M FY 2016-17 spend for low carbon transportation and fuels; $230M to fund CVRP

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff has posted a discussion document. The discussion document summarizes ARB staff’s work to-date and the draft recommendations for the FY 2016-17 Funding Plan.

Cal/EPA Releases Fuels Guidance Document

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The California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) has coordinated the creation of a document that is intended as a starting point for potential fuel users, marketers and producers to better identify the regulations and requirements affecting their fuels. of the guidance document , updated in response to comments received, has been released on Cal/EPA’s website. The document includes consideration of : Gasoline w/ E10.

California ARB posts discussion document for developing Advanced Clean Transit (ACT) regulation

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has posted a discussion document. for upcoming workshops on the development of the Advanced Clean Transit (ACT) regulation.

ARB releases Guidance Document for Low Carbon Fuel Standard

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) released the final LCFS Guidance Document Version 1.0. This document is intended to help answer questions the Board received regarding the LCFS regulation. The document is divided into several parts addressing specific aspects of the LCFS, including: Overview; Biofuel Producer Registration; Initial Demonstration of Physical Pathway; the LCFS.

What will VW do with 400,000 dirty diesel cars it buys back?

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After nine long months, the details of the VW diesel emission proposed settlement are out—hundreds of pages of them in at least 18 documents.

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Trump budget slashes EPA emission testing, hits makers with higher fees

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According to a detailed internal budget document published in the The Washington Post, the Trump administration wants to eliminate virtually all federal funding for the agency’s vehicle emissions and fuel-economy testing budgets. The prospect of ongoing operations as usual continues to darken for the Environmental Protection Agency.

Volkswagen of America CEO to testify before House Subcommittee next week on emissions affair; request for all related documents

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From Volkswagen, the letter (dated 29 September) from the House requests a large document dump: All documents, including communications, relating to compliance with the Clean Air Act, EPA emissions standards and regulations, or testing of diesel emissions for all makes and model year vehicles associated with the alleged violations. The documents are due by 13 October; the Subcommittee requested an initial briefing by 2 October.

Electric Car Buyers Slam Dealer Experience; Dealers Don't Like 'Em Either

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Electric-car buyers'' disapproval of the dealership is well documented, as is dealer impatience with the education and added time supposedly required to sell newfangled plug-in cars. Buying a car often isn''t a pleasant experience, and that''s especially true for people looking to purchase an electric car. The latest evidence of this buyer-dealer

Tesla electric cars have quality issues, but owners love them regardless

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Since the Model S launched in 2012, multiple quality issues have been documented by both owners and media outlets like Consumer Reports. Tesla electric cars have many notable and pioneering qualities. Faultless reliability has not necessarily been one of them. The Model X debuted with a particularly high level of initial-quality issues, likely a. Power Tesla Motors plug-in cars Customers Tesla Model 3

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How Bad Was Nissan Dealer When Buyer Wanted A Leaf Electric Car? THAT Bad

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But a meticulously documented, amusing written log of all the misery involved in. Five years after the first modern mass-market electric car launched, stories of recalcitrant car dealers continue to surface from buyers. Walk into a dealership, explain that you want to buy an electric car. and then endure a litany of reasons why you don't. Green Dealership New car sales dealers plug-in cars sales

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Do Auto Emissions Kill As Many People As Car Crashes?

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Carbon-dioxide emissions have documented negative effects at a planetary level--but could the other gases coming out of vehicle tailpipes be as hazardous to overall public health in total as car accidents are? In the public discourse to date, the answer has previously seemed to be "no." Emissions generally aren''t discussed in terms of individual

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House Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena for Toyota Documents

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The US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has issued a subpoena for “all documents relating to Toyota motor vehicle safety and Toyota’s handling of alleged motor vehicle defects and related litigation” in the possession of Dimitrios Biller, who served as the National Managing Counsel for Toyota’s American operation from 2003-2007. Biller has claimed that his accusations are verifiable based on documents that are in his possession.

Dyson electric car plans revealed by U.K. government filings

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It's developing an electric car at its headquarters in Wiltshire, England, according to government documents. Would you buy a car from a company that makes vacuum cleaners? Dyson, the U.K. company known for its bagless vacuums, could soon try to build an electric car of its own. DON'T MISS: Dyson Buys Solid-State Battery Startup Sakti3 For $90. Europe plug-in cars sakti3 dyson solid-state cell

Toyota Setsuna electric car concept: wood body, 28-mph speed

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Toyota's reluctance to entertain the notion that battery-electric cars have any place in the future of zero-emission vehicles is well documented by now. So it was a surprise when the company announced that it would show an all-electric concept car, the Setsuna, in its first appearance at the Milan Design Week events that kick off on April 11. Green Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) plug-in cars

Toyota and Lexus secure huge £1.5 million hybrid fleet deal

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million contract to supply a fleet of hybrid cars to Itec-an international print and document processing business. Toyota has won a £1.5

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Tesla Model 3 mania, VW lawsuit, Volvo backs CCS DC fast charging: Today's car news

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Today, the countdown to the reveal of the Tesla Model 3 electric car commences, a fired employee sues Volkswagen, alleging the company destroyed documents related to the diesel scandal, and Volvo backs the Combined Charging Standard (CCS) for electric cars.

California ARB Releases Peer Review Documents for Low Carbon Fuel Standard

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The staff of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released the final external peer review documents regarding the proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulation. ARB staff also posted two memoranda between ARB staff and staff of the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), who served as the intermediary between ARB and the peer reviewers to ensure their independence.

Guernsey plans to reduce traffic by penalising drivers

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Guernsey''s environment committee has put forward its third transport strategy in a decade, a document in which there are several measures to reduce the number of cars on the island''s roads.

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SAE’s highest technical safety award goes to hydrogen fueling paper

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This technical paper (SAE 2014-01-1990)—recognized today—documents more than a decade worth of testing and simulation to confirm the hydrogen fueling protocols targets and limits set forth by the SAE J2601 protocol.

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Velocys in strategic alliance with Morimatsu for modular, lower cost GTL and BTL plants

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Velocys expects the terms of the MOU to be reflected in legally binding documentation within the next few months. Velocys plc, the developer of smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) plants, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Morimatsu (Jiangsu) Heavy Industry Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Morimatsu Industry Co., establishing a strategic alliance. Morimatsu will be Velocys’ preferred supplier of module engineering and fabrication services for the plants.

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Global charging point close to 2.4m by 2020

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That’s the prediction of Pike Research, which has just published a 99-page document raising key questions on the roll-out of charging points for plug-in electric vehicles. Almost 45,000 public charging stations could be installed around the world during 2012, taking the global total to just short of 200,000. It predicts almost 2.4 million charging points [.]. Latest news charging point

SAE J2954 Wireless Charging on track to make decision for WPT 2 (7.7kW) in January; planned commercialization in 2020

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The SAE J2954 Standardization plan includes coordinated bench and vehicle testing, industry consensus work (standards documents) and three milestones from 2016-2018 in support of commercialization of wireless power transfer by 2020.

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Velocys establishes strategic alliance with TRI for gasification systems for BTL plants

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The company expects the terms of the MoU to be reflected in legally-binding documentation within the coming months. Velocys plc, the developer of smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ThermoChem Recovery International, Inc.

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Volvo Unboxes V60 Plug-in Hybrid.Literally

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Common since Internet video-sharing site YouTube became popular, the archetypal unboxing video documents the almost ceremonial removal of a new computer, gadget or must-have consumer product from the box Unless you’ve been living in a tech-free bubble for the past decade, you’re probably familiar with the concept of the unboxing video.

SAE publishes SAE J2601 standard to harmonize H2 fueling of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles worldwide

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The data confirming this hydrogen fueling methodology—from automakers and hydrogen fuel providers—was documented in the 2014 SAE World Congress Technical Paper (2014-01-1833). Separate J2601 documents will cover fueling heavy-duty vehicles and forklifts.

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Mercedes-Benz launches new private car-sharing scheme: Croove

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Owner and hirer inspect the vehicle together when it is collected and returned again in order to check and document its condition. A new car-sharing platform from Mercedes-Benz will go online at the start of December. App-based Croove pairs up private vehicle owners and hirers.

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Bosch reaches $327.5M settlement agreement for 2.0L and 3.0L VW diesels in US

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The corresponding documents have been filed with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Bosch has entered into a settlement agreement with private claimants in the US in order to settle the most substantial part of the civil law proceedings pending in connection with Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesel vehicles that were sold in the US.

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Safety standards created for lithium-ion batteries

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Its document, entitled “J2929 – Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Propulsion Battery System Safety Standard – Lithium-based Rechargeable Cells” provides a foundation from which all battery and vehicle manufacturers can create safe battery [.]. Lithium-ion batteries may soon be subject to safety performance standards after SAE International Battery Standards Committee looked into base standards for the systems.

SAE taskforce completes two technical standards on hydrogen refueling; harmonizing the global infrastructure

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The data confirming this hydrogen fueling methodology—from automakers and hydrogen fuel providers—has been documented in a 2014 SAE World Congress Technical Paper (2014-01-1833). Separate J2601 documents will cover fueling heavy-duty vehicles and forklifts.

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INL releases results of testing of Evatran Plugless 3.3 kW Level 2 wireless charging system

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The Plugless system is the first wireless power transfer technology to be independently documented and published. The tests documented efficiency results, magnetic and electric fields and overall system performance.

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Boeing and NASA testing Blended Wing Body model in Langley subsonic wind tunnel

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With the exception of Boeing proprietary technology, NASA knowledge gained from this NASA/Boeing collaborative research will be documented and publicly available to benefit the aviation industry.

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SAE International approves TIR J2954 for PH/EV wireless charging; targeting finalized standard by 2018

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The document will be available from the SAE website on 31 May. This first in a series of documents will enable consumers to simply park their vehicles into spaces equipped with TIR J2954 equipment and walk away without doing anything to charge their PH/EV.

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H2 Logic launches next generation H2 refueling station; 3x capacity, the footprint

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The CAR-200 builds on the operational legacy of the former CAR-100, which is used in multiple countries across Europe and has a documented high performance with close to 99% availability.