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FROM THE HOT TUB TIME MACHINE: FEBRUARY 11, 2015 – Time To Give Burke The Boot at SCAQMD

Creative Greenius

We went to the SCAQMD hearing out in Diamond Bar last Friday, February 6, 2015, to testify on the big, new storage tanks Phillips 66 wants to build in Wilmington at its refinery so they can receive more of the super explosive, super dirty crude from the Bakkens.

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Honda partners with CATL on Li-ion EV batteries; 56 GWh by 2027

Green Car Congress

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., CATL ) signed a cooperation agreement with Honda Motor in Tokyo to cooperate formally to develop electric vehicles for the future market. Under the agreement, CATL will become Honda’s partner in the field of lithium-ion EV batteries.

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How important is it that your next electric car be made in the U.S.? Twitter poll results

Green Car Reports

As automakers scramble not to be left behind in the race to electric cars, nations are increasingly doing the same. It's looking more and more like electric transportation could be the next technological revolution, and countries (or automakers) that don't build up robust battery supplies and develop expertise in electric cars could be left. Polls

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XL to launch plug-in hybrid electric Ford F-250 pickup at NTEA Work Truck Show

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XL, a provider of connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial, utility and municipal fleets, will unveil a plug-in hybrid electric version of the popular Ford F-250 pickup truck at the NTEA Work Truck show, 5-8 March in Indianapolis.

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Tesla buys ultracapacitor company to boost energy density

Green Car Reports

Maxwell Technologies, a San Diego company that specializes in ultracapacitor energy storage, announced Monday that it is being bought by Tesla in a stock swap valued at $218 million. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said in the past that he expects ultracapacitors could provide a more likely bet for a breakthrough in energy storage than batteries. Maxwell. ultracapacitors

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Porsche expanding Charging Service in Europe; more than 49,000 charging points

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Just a few months after the launch, Porsche is expanding its charging service for plug-in and electric vehicles ( earlier post ) by five countries and additional functions. The platform now has more than 49,000 charging points in twelve countries.

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Analysis: Wheeler says electric cars "not grounds for concern" at the EPA. Really?

Green Car Reports

The EPA may publish window stickers for all new cars that list their fuel efficiency, but it's not clear the agency's acting administrator has read them. At BloombergNEF's Future Mobility summit in San Francisco, on Monday, Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler told Bloomberg, "It is not the EPA’s role to promote a particular type of fuel. EPA California

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Hyundai and Kia EVs may just avoid "compliance car" stigma, but is that enough?

Green Car Reports

The Kia Niro EV that we drove earlier this week is one of the year’s best new green vehicles, and a great long-range electric car. However, unless you happen to live in one of several specific states and regions, the chances that you’ll see one are quite low. Based on conversations with officials at both Hyundai Motor America and Kia. Kia Niro EV

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MIT team devises technique to observe hydrogen’s penetration in metal surfaces; understanding embrittlement

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Researchers at MIT have created a new technique that allows the observation of a metal surface during hydrogen penetration—the process that results in embrittlement of the metal.

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Tesla batteries, EPA comments, Hyundai and Kia plug-in availability: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said electric cars are "not grounds for concern" at the EPA—yet highway safety and car prices are. Tesla buys a company that builds ultracapacitors. Hyundai and Kia aim to avoid the dreaded "compliance car" label with their EV sales—barely. We investigate the hesitation. In our latest Twitter. EPA Today in Car News

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Audi TT RS 2019: your last chance to lease a two-door sports car?

Green Cars News

Retaining its unique five-cylinder powerplant and offering subtle styling tweaks, the TT RS promises the perfect marriage between extreme performance and an intoxicating ignition sequence when it opens for orders in April

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Volkswagen Passat gets a refresh for 2019

Green Cars News

A facelifted Volkswagen Passat has been revealed ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show

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