Tue.Sep 29, 2020

ZeroAvia completes first hydrogen-electric passenger plane flight

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ZeroAvia recently completed the first hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered flight of a commercial-grade aircraft. The flight took place at the company’s R&D facility in Cranfield, England, with the Piper M-class six-seat plane completing taxi, takeoff, a full pattern circuit, and landing.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV prices have been cut by up to $3,000 before arrival

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The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV will arrive as a rival for the Tesla Model Y on the performance side and the Volkswagen ID.4 on the price-conscious side.

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Ballard and MAHLE to collaborate on fuel cell propulsion systems for heavy- and medium-duty trucks

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Ballard Power Systems and MAHLE have agreed to collaborate on the development and commercialization of zero-emission fuel cell systems to provide primary propulsion power in various classes of commercial trucks.

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2021 Ford F-150 hybrid hits a new high for torque, if not mpg

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Those who depend on their trucks daily for work and those who select their trucks for what they might enable a few times a year likely share a common belief that torque matters.

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Ballard expanding MEA production capacity 6x by early 2021 to meet expected growth in fuel cell vehicle demand

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Ballard Power Systems is expanding manufacturing capacity for production of its proprietary membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs)—a critical component of every fuel cell—6x by early 2021 at its headquarter facility in Vancouver. The upgraded capacity for production of 6 million MEAs annually, equivalent to approximately 1.66 Gigawatts of product, will make Ballard’s Vancouver facility the largest fuel cell MEA production operation globally for commercial vehicles.

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Honda electric SUV coupe for China previewed with concept

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Honda on Saturday revealed a concept car previewing its first mass-market electric SUV. Unveiled at the 2020 Beijing Motor Show, the Honda SUV e:concept indicates the styling direction for the first Honda-branded mass-produced EV for the Chinese market.

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California reduces tax on dimethyl ether (DME) fuel to be consistent with other alternative fuels; enabling retail sales

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The California state legislature passed and the Governor signed into law a bill ( AB-2663 ) that lowers the Use Fuel Tax rate of dimethyl ether (DME) from $0.18 to $0.06 per gallon of DME used and $0.06

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Pertamina to use Honeywell UOP technologies to produce advanced biofuels in Indonesia

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PT Pertamina (Persero)—the national oil company of Indonesia—will use Honeywell UOP technologies to produce advanced biofuels at its Plaju and Cilacap refineries in Indonesia.

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Honda electric SUV concept, Ford Mach-E price drop, Tesla and LG Chem: Today’s Car News

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Tesla is thinking about a stake in the new battery spinoff of LG Chem. Honda previews an electric SUV for China. Prices drop on the Mustang Mach-E electric SUV before its arrival. And the Ford F-150 does good in torque, but we’re not sure yet about mpg. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Argonne: Cumulative PEV sales in the US reach 1.6 million units; BEVs outpace PHEVs

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In August 2020, cumulative US plug-in vehicle sales reached 1.6 million units, according to data gathered by Argonne National Laboratory. Plug-in vehicles consist of both battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs).

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Hyundai Motor Group forms New Horizons Studio to develop Ultimate Mobility Vehicles (UMVs); “transformer-class vehicles”

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Hyundai Motor Group has formed New Horizons Studio, a new unit focused on the development of Ultimate Mobility Vehicles (UMVs), including the concept Hyundai Elevate walking car introduced at CES 2019 ( earlier post ).

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DHL to use biofuel to neutralize carbon emissions of all ‘less-than-container’ load shipments in ocean freight globally

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DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, says it will be neutralizing the carbon emissions of all less-than-container load (LCL) ocean freight shipments from 1 January 2021. As one of the leading ocean freight forwarders worldwide, and in line with Deutsche Post DHL Group’s "Mission 2050 – Zero Emissions", DHL is committed to lead the transition to clean and sustainable sea freight transport.

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Adamas: “Unfathomable” rare earth demand growth awaits post-2030

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Demand growth of the 2020s will soon be dwarfed by the astronomical demand growth of the 2030s, according to a new forecast by Adamas Intelligence. Therein lies the real defining challenge and opportunity facing the global rare earth industry today, the company said. After growing at a CAGR of 6.4% from 2015 through 2019, global consumption of NdFeB alloys and powders will drop by 9.3%

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Democrats continue to drive less than Republicans in response to the pandemic

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by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. In two recent analyses, I have shown that, during the pandemic, the decrease in vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the states with preference for Democrats was greater than in the states with preference for Republicans. This was the case in both March 2020 (the first month with the pandemic) and June 2020. The present analysis examined whether the pattern was still present in July 2020—the month with the most current available data.

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