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Aqua Metals acquires Ebonex IPR and its bipolar ceramic lead-acid battery technology; less lead, lighter weight

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Aqua Metals , which is commercializing a non-polluting electrochemical lead recycling technology called AquaRefining ( earlier post ), has acquired UK-based Ebonex IPR Limited for 123,776 shares of Aqua Metals common stock and $100,000 in cash.

VW Electrify America plan for electric-car charging across U.S. released

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Two billion dollars is a lot of money. When VW Group of America agreed to fund a $2 billion project to spread zero-emission vehicle infrastructure across the U.S. as part of its settlements in the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal, that immediately changed the playing field for electric-car fast charging. Now the first of four phases of the. VW plug-in cars charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Volkswagen diesel scandal Electrify America

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Audi unveils 2nd battery-electric Audi concept in Shanghai; production in 2019; 3-motor “e-quattro” drive

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Audi is unveiling a new battery-electric e-tron concept in Shanghai: the Audi e-tron Sportback. The production version will come in 2019 as Audi’s second battery-electric offering, following the introduction of the production version of the Audi e-tron SUV ( earlier post ) in 2018.

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Brand-new 2015 Volkswagen TDI diesels back on sale after modifications

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If you're a diehard diesel fan, you now have one last chance to buy a brand-new Volkswagen TDI diesel car. Well, almost brand-new, anyhow: the cars in question are 2015 models, and about 11,000 of them will go on sale after they have been modified. Once they're sold, there will likely be no more new Volkswagen diesels sold in the. emissions EPA TDI VW Volkswagen diesel scandal

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Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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Volkswagen ID Crozz concept for all-electric crossover debuts at Shanghai auto show

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The Chinese government wants more plug-in electric cars sold in the country—and quickly. The Shanghai auto show this week demonstrates that multiple global automakers are stepping up to the plate, both with production cars and concepts. The Volkswagen ID Crozz Concept shows what a future all-electric compact crossover utility vehicle might. Future Cars VW Shanghai Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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UC Riverside team develops new coating strategy for Li-metal anodes to prevent dendrite formation

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A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside has developed an approach to addressing the vexing problem of dendrite formation that hobbles the use of high energy density lithium-metal anodes in advanced recyclable batteries.

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Trump DoE to critique renewables against coal for grid reliability

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It is widely accepted in the energy industry that U.S. coal production will fall as a percentage of the total electric grid mix. That has little to do with its high carbon footprint per kilowatt-hour generated; it is largely due to far greater supplies of much cheaper fracked natural gas. It is also widely accepted that renewable energy sources. Politics energy policy Department of Energy DOE electric utilities renewable energy fossil fuels Donald Trump

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GE and SCE unveil first battery-gas turbine hybrid system

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GE and Southern California Edison (SCE) unveiled the first battery-gas turbine hybrid system in Norwalk, California: the LM6000 Hybrid Electric Gas Turbine (Hybrid EGT).

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Tesla Model S pricing, feature changes: breaking them down in detail

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As its owners know, although much of the car-buying world doesn't, Tesla doesn't believe in the idea of model years. Rather than updating its electric cars each autumn, to correspond to a new model year, it simply changes them when it feels the updates are ready. This can lead to some confusion over the features and capabilities of a give car. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Toyota to begin demonstration tests of Mirai fuel cell vehicle in China

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Toyota Motor Corporation will send two Mirai fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) to China in October 2017 to conduct demonstration tests in the country. Coinciding with the start of these tests, Toyota will also establish a hydrogen station at TMEC (Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing China), its Chinese research and development base.

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VW diesels back, Shanghai show news, Model S prices, electric-car fast charging: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got three separate Volkswagen stories: one on a new all-electric concept car, one on the return of (a few) VW TDI diesels, and one on its Electrify America plan. Plus, more Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan changes! All this and more on Green Car Reports. As we've noted before, this week's Shanghai auto show is turning out to be a. Today in Car News

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Volvo Cars and Autoliv autonomous driving JV Zenuity starts operations

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Zenuity, the joint venture between Volvo Cars and Autoliv, Inc. earlier post ) has begun operations. Zenuity is a new entrant in the growing global market for autonomous driving software systems. It marks the first time a premium car maker has joined forces with a Tier One supplier to develop leading advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) technologies. Autoliv will make a total investment of around 1.1

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Audi unveils all-new electric e-tron Sportback

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Audi has revealed an all-new electric concept car at the Shanghai Motor Show, with a production variant of the e-tron expected to enter production in

U Minn researchers develop bio-based elastomers from recoverable methyl valerolactone; tires, gaskets, seals, etc.

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Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed and demonstrated at laboratory scale a novel process to synthesize low-cost, polymeric valerolactones with tunable mechanical properties and low glass transition temperatures. The glass transition temperature is the temperature region in which a polymer transitions from a hard, glassy material to a soft, rubbery material. In other words, when the polymer is cooled below the glass transition temperature, it becomes hard and brittle.

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Mercedes-Benz Concept A sedan to be on show at Auto Shanghai

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Mercedes-Benz will provide a glimpse at the next generation of compact vehicles and a potential new body type with the reveal of its Concept A Sedan a

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Baidu incorporating NVIDIA Tesla P40 GPUs and deep learning software in Baidu Cloud

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Baidu, the Chinese Internet giant that is partnering with NVIDIA to use artificial intelligence (AI) in the creation of a cloud-to-car autonomous car platform for local Chinese and global car makers ( earlier post ), is incorporating Pascal architecture-based NVIDIA Tesla P40 GPUs and NVIDIA deep learning software in the new Baidu cloud. The NVIDIA Tesla P40 is purpose-built to deliver maximum throughput for deep learning deployment.

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Seat is the fastest growing fleet brand

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Seat UK Fleet has confirmed it has had its best quarter one to date, with a 32% rise in overall fleet registrations sales, marking the fourth consecut

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Alfa Romeo adds Veloce trim to Giulia line-up

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The new Alfa Romeo Giulia has been a long time coming, but it’s finally available here in the UK - and the range has been expanded to include the Velo

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