SAE International releases updates for two major EV charging documents

Green Car Congress

The updated electrical vehicle charging documents will play a major role in advancing automotive requirements for Distributed Energy Resources (DER) projects. We established a special working group to consider SAE Type V2G-AC interconnection issues and the use of SAE J3072, which documented recommendations and potential expansions. With this updated document, the promise of using a PEV as a DER is now closer to reality.

Consumer Reports: Government documents show failures by Tesla; NHTSA must do more to hold companies accountable

Green Car Congress

Consumer Reports said that emails and other government documents released publicly for the first time show failures by Tesla regarding its safety claims and the performance of Autopilot. Consumer Reports (CR) said that the documents reveal that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) must do more to ensure investigations are transparent, and ensure companies communicate responsibly with the public about crash ratings.

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Documents: 60-kwh Nissan Leaf pricing aligned with Chevy Bolt EV

Green Car Reports

Now our friends CarsDirect have found some documents—U.S. Even before the second-generation Leaf was introduced last year, it was an open secret that Nissan planned an extended-range, 60-kwh version of the Leaf. order guides that dealerships plan their orders and marketing around—suggesting that this longer-range Nissan Leaf is just a. LEAF ChaDeMo quick-charge standard

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Tesla uses LFP batteries for China-made Model Y SR, new documents reveal

Teslarati

The documents reveal some of the more detailed specifications of the all-electric crossover, including Tesla’s use of LFP batteries in the vehicle, the battery chemistry the automaker planned to transition its Standard Range vehicles to.

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

Green Car Congress

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. The document produced by the committee’s WG 24 is to be published few months.

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

Green Car Congress

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. Earlier post.) The TS was prepared by ISO/TC 197 WG 24, led by co-conveners Jesse Schneider (BMW) and Guy Dang-Nhu (Air Liquide), along with Nick Hart (ITM Power) as secretary.

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Cal/EPA Releases Fuels Guidance Document

Green Car Congress

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.

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New Polestar Precept YouTube Series Documents Journey To Production

InsideEVs

Unveiled in early 2020, the Polestar Precept concept is a sign of beautiful things to come from Volvo’s electrified performance brand

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ARB releases Guidance Document for Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Green Car Congress

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.

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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Tesla discounts, Dieselgate documents, Nissan Micra: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk reaffirms Tesla's policy against offering discounts on new cars, Volkswagen and Bosch oppose requests for documents related to the "Dieselgate" scandal, and the new Nissan Micra debuts at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Volkswagen and Bosch both fight demands from European litigants for. Today in Car News

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

Green Car Congress

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

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Documenting the Racks

Open Source Civic EV Kit

I also spent most of the afternoon adding documentation to the Civic-EV Google Group with regards to installing the motor/transmission and constructing the battery racks. You can see the latest documents at the following link: [link] Cheers, Tim Last Saturday, my buddy Ian and I spent the day re-working the firewall battery rack. I wasn't sure on clearance to the hood with the LifeLine batteries and things just didn't seem to fit.

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Volkswagen fights demands for Dieselgate documents, Bosch joins too

Green Car Reports

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

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House Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena for Toyota Documents

Green Car Congress

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.

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Open Source Civic-EV documents moved

Open Source Civic EV Kit

All files and documentation at the civic-ev Google group has now been moved to the "civicevkit" Google Site: https://sites.google.com/site/civicevkit/ 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.

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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.

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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. prior to a 4 April 2016 public workshop on the development of the FY 2016-17 Funding Plan for Low Carbon Transportation and Fuels Investments and AQIP.

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California ARB Releases Peer Review Documents for Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Green Car Congress

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.

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U.S. DoT Sued For Toyota Prius Unintended Acceleration Documents

Green Car Reports

Five days ago, when we told you the National Academy of Sciences was backing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s findings into unintended acceleration issues concerning Toyota Priuses, we speculated it wouldn’t be the last we’d hear on the matter. Now an American safety group has sued the U.S. Department of

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

Green Cars News

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

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Report: Tesla Purchased Patent Applications From Battery Startup

InsideEVs

Documents point to Tesla acquiring three patent applications from Canada’s Springpower International for just $3.00.

Tesla is planning a new facility named ‘Bobcat Project’ next to Gigafactory Texas

Electrek

Tesla is planning a new facility named “Bobcat Project” next to Gigafactory Texas, according to newly filed documents with the local municipality.

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Ford reportedly reviving F-150 Lightning for electric F-Series pickup

Green Car Reports

The report, originating from Car and Driver but not confirmed by Ford, cites a Ford document provided to the publication. Ford has reportedly decided to use the F-150 Lightning name for its upcoming fully electric F-Series models due starting in 2022.

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Biden mentions 200-mph electric Corvette, says US can own the market with move to EVs

Green Car Reports

Normally, rumors of new cars come from anonymous industry sources or leaked documents, not presidential candidates.

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Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid plug-in all-electric range revealed

Green Car Reports

New documents reveal that the upcoming 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will have about 25 miles of all-electric range, according to its EPA estimate. The California documents, first obtained by Autoblog, show specific all-electric range ratings of 25.65 That puts it in the hunt with other plug-in hybrid small hatchbacks and crossover vehicles. miles. Plug-In Hybrids

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Report: 50 years ago, GM and Ford understood climate change was an issue

Green Car Reports

Based on more than two dozen interviews with former employees, academics, and environmentalists, as well as examination of corporate documents, the report reveals that GM and Ford were "deeply and.

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$3,000 DIY electric Mini Cooper is a fun exception among conversions

Green Car Reports

As documented in a series of videos, he bought a non-running. The 2020 Mini Cooper SE offers an all-electric powertrain from the factory, but YouTuber Rich Benoit took a different path to an electric Mini.

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Report: Tesla lobbied for higher taxes on gas and diesel vehicles in the UK

Green Car Reports

The automaker proposed both increased fuel taxes on gasoline and diesel, as well as a charge on internal-combustion car purchases, the paper reported, citing documents submitted

Tesla to build a battery and motor recycling facility at Gigafactory Shanghai

Electrek

Tesla is preparing to build a new battery cell and electric motor recycling facility at its Gigafactory Shanghai in China, according to documents filed with the local authorities.

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Electric Ford F-150, hybrid pickup will both be made in Michigan

Green Car Reports

A document provided by the UAW, posted by Automotive News reporter Michael Martinez, provided some resolution to that in a Crain's Detroit Business piece. The document The fully electric version of the Ford F-150 pickup is potentially due as soon as 2021. However Ford hasn’t yet confirmed exactly where the electric F-150 would be produced.

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Polestar tells story of Precept’s production journey in a new documentary

Electrek

As Polestar makes continued efforts to bring its previously announced Precept concept EV to full production, the Swedish automaker has decided to document the whole process.

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus gets longer range in cheapest trim

Green Car Reports

New California regulatory compliance documents hint that lower trim levels of the upcoming 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus will be the ones with the longest range. To get the maximum range of 226 miles that Nissan estimates, buyers will likely have to stick to the base S trim level, according to documents, based on California emissions tests and obtained by

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SAE International and ISO collaborate to update and refine SAE Levels of Driving Automation; SAE J3016

Green Car Congress

Since its launch in 2014, the mobility industry has looked to SAE’s Levels of Driving Automation for citation in official documents where precise language is essential, such as in laws, regulations, guidance documents and standards.

Electric Supercar

DIY Electric Car

I am also documenting in YouTube. Hello all, I thought I would start a build thread. I have ordered a K1-attack kit car. I have started the assembly. My plan is to have a Tesla drive train. I am sourcing from EV-West. Hopefully that was a good company to partner with. I am waiting on batteries until the build is further along. I will definitely reach out to the forum for advice along the way. Feel free to follow along. link]. All EV Conversions and Builds

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DOE releases Hydrogen Program Plan

Green Car Congress

The Plan serves as the overarching document to set the strategic direction of the Hydrogen Program, and to complement the technical and programmatic multi-year plans from each DOE Office engaging in hydrogen RD&D activities. More-detailed, technology- and application-specific targets and milestones are included in each DOE office’s multi-year planning documents.

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Fisker reports negotiations with VW for electric-car platform are on pause

Green Car Reports

Negotiations between the two companies that were supposed to end this month are now delayed until at least September, the company reported in a financial document filed Friday. A plan by Fisker Inc. to use Volkswagen's MEB electric-car platform has reportedly stalled.

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Some 2020-2021 BMW and Mini plug-in hybrids under recall, sales stop for battery issue

Green Car Reports

In the recall documentation filed to the federal government Sept. A serious battery issue potentially affecting a subset of BMW and Mini plug-in hybrid vehicles has led BMW to issue a stop-sale to its dealers and an accompanying recall.

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Vale completes first sale of iron ore using blockchain technology with Nanjing Iron & Steel

Green Car Congress

The Letter of Credit (LC) was issued through the Contour blockchain platform while the shipping documents and the electronic Bill of Lading were handled via essDOCS’ CargoDocs solution —with all actions carried out through a single, interfaced platform consolidated in Contour. In September, Vale, one of the world’s largest mining companies, completed its first sale of iron ore using blockchain technology with Nanjing Iron & Steel Group International Trade Co., Ltd.,

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Rivian VIN decoder released, points to possible cheaper dual-motor option

Electrek

Furthermore, the motor options listed in the VIN document hint at the possibility of a more affordable, dual-motor Rivian R1T on the horizon.

Marques Brownlee Experienced The Tesla Model S Plaid — Video Review Coming Soon? ??

EV Obssesion

Popular web video producer whose videos center around technology, Marques Brownlee, got to experience the Tesla Model S Plaid, and David Imel, a writer and researcher for Marques, helped Marques document and share the experience.

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NTSB Investigation Into Deadly Uber Self-Driving Car Crash Reveals Lax Attitude Toward Safety

Cars That Think

New documents suggest that neither Uber, the state of Arizona, nor the car’s operator were vigilant. transportation transportation/self-driving

CaFCP: 1,000 H2 stations enabling 1M fuel cell electric vehicles on California roads in 2030

Green Car Congress

The vision document describes a self-sustaining market in 2030 for fuel cell electric vehicles and renewably hydrogen, and the strategic priorities necessary for realizing it. The CaFCP document envisions 1,000 hydrogen stations enabling upwards of 1,000,000 fuel electric vehicles on California roads in 2030. The Revolution document serves as the foundation for additional strategy documents, reports and activities to enable, establish, and expand the market.

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