Wed.Aug 09, 2017

Climate change worse, faster than projected, scientists tell Trump in leaked report

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It is abundantly clear that the Trump Administration does not believe in science. In its six months to date, it chose a climate-science denier to lead the Environmental Protection agency; rolled back two dozen regulations limiting air, water, and land pollution; and announced a U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement to limit carbon. Politics government EPA global warming climate change science Donald Trump

Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota introducing fuel cell trucks and fuel cell power generators for studies on CO2 reduction

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Seven-Eleven Japan Co., and Toyota Motor Corporation have concluded a basic agreement for studies on energy conservation and CO 2 emissions reduction in convenience store distribution and operation.

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Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for August 2017

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As North America rounds out the final weeks of summer, plenty of discounts and deals remain on fuel-efficient, hybrid, and electric cars. The month of August sees a number of familiar nameplates remain as best buys, while a few newcomers arrive to represent excellent new values. Below are August's best deals on hybrid, electric, and fuel-efficient. car buying plug-in cars deals

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Power-to-gas trial to inject hydrogen into Australia’s gas grid; A$5M award to AquaHydrex

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The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced a trial for a new type of electrolyzer which could see excess renewable energy stored in the gas grid and used to decarbonize Australia’s gas supply.

Pickup-truck politics, green-car deals, faster Model 3, grim climate-change report: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got an intriguing analysis of which makers would win big from rolling back fuel-economy rules, news on the future Tesla Model 3 "P" performance version of the electric car, a grim climate-change update, and great deals on green cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Following our U.S. plug-in electric car sales report, we've. Today in Car News

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For pickup trucks, more than half all fuel savings come in 2022-2025 CAFE rules

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Sometimes, when science and technology issues have economic or political consequences, incorrect or misleading information and analyses can be propagated through the media, leading both decision makers and the public astray. A piece published in April by Forbes, covering the effects of the 2022 through 2025 corporate average fuel economy. emissions Politics EPA NHTSA CAFE Fuel Economy regulation Corporate Average Fuel Economy Donald Trump

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Germany awards €233K to N-ERGIE to support 84 charging points in Bavaria; part of €300M federal program

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The German government has awarded €233,000 (US$274,000) to N-ERGIE from the Federal Charging Infrastructure program to build 84 charging points in northern Bavaria. The aim of the Federal Charging Infrastructure is to build 15,000 charge points across Germany. The BMVI will provide a total of €300 million (US$352 million) to that end from 2017 to 2020. Private investors, cities and municipalities can apply for funding under the program.

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, July 2017: Golf season

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The Volkswagen e-Golf launched in Canada in late June, tallying 39 sales before the month’s end, and followed that with 84 units in its first full month of availability. Aided by the e-Golf, the Toyota Prius Prime and the soon-to-arrive second-generation Nissan Leaf, plug-in electric vehicles may push above 1 percent of the market for. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Hexagon Composites completes development and initial delivery of H2 storage tanks for Toyota heavy-duty fuel cell truck

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Norway-based Hexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has completed the development and initial deliveries of storage tanks for a Toyota heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell truck. Earlier post.) Toyota Motor North America Research and Development (TMNA R&D) has received the first hydrogen tanks to be used in the project. With this delivery of the Type 4 high-pressure hydrogen cylinders, the Hexagon Composites Group is strengthening its position in the hydrogen heavy-duty vehicle market.

Jeep Compass promises unsurpassed 4x4 capability, but when is it coming to the UK?

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Combining the legendary Jeep off-road capability with a distinctive design and a variety of user-friendly technologies that ensure a safe, comfortable

SGL Group to sell its cathodes, furnace linings, and carbon electrodes (CFL/CE) business to Triton for €230M cash

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SGL Carbon Holdings BV, a subsidiary of SGL Carbon SE, signed the sale and purchase agreement to sell SGL Group’s cathodes, furnace linings, and carbon electrodes (CFL/CE) business to funds advised by Triton. The two parties have agreed on an enterprise value (cash and debt free) of €250 million, which, after deduction of standard debt-like items (mainly pension provisions) as well as other customary adjustments, results in cash proceeds of more than €230 million.

Audi offers up to €10,000 trade-in bonus for switching from Euro 1-4 diesels to Euro 6; biomethane benefit

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Audi AG is offering trade-in bonuses to customers who switch to an Audi with Euro 6 standard from diesel-powered cars with emission standards Euro 1 through Euro 4. The price advantage is scaled by model. Depending on the category of the new car, it amounts to between €3,000 and €10,000. The bonus is especially attractive for customers who select an Audi with plug-in-hybrid technology or a g-tron model that runs on CNG (compressed natural gas).