Wed.Jan 13, 2021

Sony Vision-S electric car starts public road tests in Europe

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One year after its unveiling at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the Sony Vision-S electric car is now testing on public roads. Sony didn't provide much other detail on how things were progressing with the car.

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Volkswagen Passenger Cars lifts global deliveries of BEV vehicles by 197% and of electric vehicles overall by 158% in 2020

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In 2020, Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered more than 212,000 electric cars in total (+158 percent versus 2019), including nearly 134,000 battery electric vehicles (+197 percent versus 2019). This brought the share of BEV and hybrid vehicles in Europe up to 12.4%

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2022 Ioniq 5 electric crossover dials in 45 EV Concept's retro look for February debut

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Hyundai has revealed some first photos and video of its upcoming Ioniq 5 electric SUV, set for a debut in February and to go on sale this fall.

AB Dynamics swarm testing capability to accelerate ADAS and autonomous vehicle development; track test with VW

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Automotive test system supplier AB Dynamics has showcased its capability to replicate simulated swarm tests quickly and accurately in the real world and vice-versa. By using a common toolchain, complex scenario testing can be transferred from one environment to the other with centimeter accuracy.

Tesla Model Y crash test results: 5-star rating secured

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted official federal crash-test results for the 2021 Tesla Model Y, and it achieves top-tier results in every possible way.

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Bridgestone leverages big data to implement optimal plantation for higher yield in Pará rubber tree farms

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Bridgestone Corporation has developed an optimization system for Pará rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis ) plantations. The system utilizes big data to contribute to higher yield at these rubber farms.

Flagship Cadillac Celestiq EV will offer 4-wheel steering, 4-quadrant smart glass roof

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When it comes to the Cadillac Celestiq flagship EV, four seems to be the magic number. For the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Cadillac confirmed some details of the upcoming electric sedan, including all-wheel drive, four-wheel steering, and a four-quadrant glass roof.

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Cadillac Celestiq and Ioniq 5 teased, Sony Vision-S returns, Model Y crash-test ratings: Today’s Car News

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Hyundai teases its Ioniq 5 crossover due for deliveries later this year. Cadillac also showed a glimpse of its Celestiq that’s not expected until 2023. The Model Y gets some reassuring crash-test ratings. And the very good-looking Sony electric car we saw last year at CES is moving along.

Neste and Avfuel create strategic partnership for sustainable aviation fuel

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Neste and Avfuel Corporation announced a strategic partnership to create an efficient, continuous supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the United States.

All-new Isuzu D-Max set for March arrival

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The all-new Isuzu D-Max will arrive in the UK in March, introducing new styling, improved safety tech and enhanced off-road performance

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Solaris joins European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

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Bus manufacturer Solaris has joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance , an initiative led by the European Commission. The aim of the Alliance is to scale-up, by 2030, the production and deployment of hydrogen as a fuel produced by means of low-emission technologies and renewable energy sources.

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Rheinmetall to supply Daimler Truck Fuel Cell with hydrogen recirculation blowers

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Via its subsidiary Pierburg GmbH of Neuss, Germany, the Rheinmetall Group plans to supply hydrogen recirculation blowers to Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, the company which bundles all of Daimler AG’s activities in the field of fuel cell technology.

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Additional $47M to 7 ARPA-E SCALEUP projects; $27M to 3 advanced battery projects for EVs and electric aviation

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding an additional $47 million in funding for seven projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP) program. Three of the projects (Sila, 24M and Ionic Materials) are scaling up advanced battery technologies for EVs and aviation, and account for $27 million of the $47 million tranche.

Ballard announces order for FCmove-HD modules to power Scotland’s first fuel-cell train

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Ballard Power Systems announced a purchase order from Arcola Energy, a UK-based leader in hydrogen and fuel cell integration specializing in zero-emission solutions for heavy-duty vehicles and transport applications, for Ballard FCmove-HD fuel cell modules to power a passenger train planned for demonstration during COP26, to be hosted by Glasgow City in November 2021. Earlier post.). This project will contribute to Scotland’s goal for net zero emissions by 2035.

Groupe Renault and Plug Power to form JV for hydrogen-fuel-cell light commercial vehicle market in Europe

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Groupe Renault and Plug Power Inc. have signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) to launch a 50-50 joint-venture based in France by the end of the first half of 2021, targeting more than 30% share of the fuel cell-powered light commercial vehicle (LCV) market in Europe.