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Hurtigruten to contract Rolls-Royce to upgrade nine cruise ships from diesel to hybrid gas power

Green Car Congress

Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce for a major environmental upgrade program to hybrid power.

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Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt problems, new taxes, diesels, and automakers in the looking glass: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which giant retailer will roll out a new Tesla-eque network of fast electric car chargers? What kind of fuel economy will the new Ford F-150 pickup get with its new diesel engine? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, April 20, 2018. On Friday we kicked-off our

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New systems biology model for wood formation can lead to progress in biofuel and green chemistry applications

Green Car Congress

Researchers in the US, China and Taiwan have developed a new systems biology model that mimics the process of wood formation, allowing scientists to predict the effects of switching on and off the 21 (at least) pathway genes involved in producing lignin, a primary component of wood.

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Nidec develops fully integrated traction motor system (e-axle)

Green Car Congress

Nidec Corporation, a Japan-based leading global manufacturer of electric motors, has developed a new fully integrated traction motor system (e-axle) comprising an electric motor, reduction gear box and inverter. Latest version of the e-axle.

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