Thu.Aug 15, 2019

ZeroAvia unveils hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for aviation

Green Car Congress

In the latest effort to make aviation sustainable and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, ZeroAvia announced advancements in developing a hydrogen-fueled electric powertrain. The solution aims to deliver the same performance as a conventional aircraft engine, and much lower operating costs.

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Domino’s expands e-bike deliveries with nationwide program

Green Car Reports

Delivering pizzas in big, aging passenger cars is the norm in many neighborhoods in the nation, and it’s wasteful. In most of those locales, there’s a solid fair-weather alternative to firing up the engine (or taking the electric car) for another delivery just a mile or two away: e-bikes.

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First two Freightliner eCascadia electric trucks headed to customers

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Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) has built the first two Class 8 battery electric Freightliner eCascadias for customers at its research and development center in Portland.

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2020 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid gets more electric range, XtraBoost performance

Green Car Reports

Three years ago BMW positioned the 330e as the plug-in you wouldn’t have to wait for—in one very memorable ad that showed an owner skipping past empty Superchargers for a 330e and zooming off on engine power. We know how that ended up.

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MultiSchIBZ consortium developing SOFC APU for marine use

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A consortium led by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems GmbH is developing a solid-oxide fuel cell system as an alternative power generation on ships.

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2019 Audi E-tron is first EV to earn Top Safety Pick+ award

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With results announced Wednesday, the 2019 Audi E-tron is the first fully electric vehicle to be named a Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Rheinmetall Automotive receives order for fuel-cell electric cathode valves from German OEM

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Rheinmetall is systematically expanding its automotive product portfolio in the direction of new driveline systems. In addition to products for electric vehicles, current development efforts include components for alternative powertrains, such as the fuel cell.

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Waterloo team integrates blockchain into EV charging infrastructure to improve trust

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Researchers at the University of Waterloo have integrated the use of blockchain into energy systems, a development that could result in expanded charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. In a study that outlines the new blockchain-oriented charging system, the researchers found that there is a lack of trust among charging service providers, property owners and owners of electric vehicles (EVs).

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Audi E-tron aces IIHS tests, BMW 3-Series plug-in, states vs. EPA: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

The Audi E-tron makes the safety honor roll. States and cities are suing the EPA. And the 3-Series plug-in goes faster and farther. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A group of states and cities, led by the New York attorney general, have sued the EPA over its decision to roll back the Clean Power Plan. The BMW 3-Series was redesigned for. Today in Car News

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Study associates long-term exposure to air pollution with increasing emphysema

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Long-term exposure to ambient air pollutants, especially O 3 (ozone), is significantly associated with increasing emphysema, according to a new study led by the University of Washington, Columbia University and the University at Buffalo.

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Review: BMW Z4

Green Cars News

The last BMW Z4 wasn’t really anything to write home about, particularly up against more modern rivals like the Audi TT Roadster and Porsche 718 Boxster

PKM Katowice orders five Solaris Urbino 12 electric city buses; 100th electric contract for Solaris

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Transport operator Przedsi?biorstwo biorstwo Komunikacji Miejskiej (PKM) in Katowice, Poland has ordered five Solaris Urbino 12 electric electrobuses. This contract marks the 100 th. one for the supply of battery vehicles from Solaris. At the beginning of the year, Solaris supplied five articulated Urbino 18 electric to the PKM operator. Earlier, two Urbino 8.9 LE electric blood collection buses ordered by the Regional Blood Donation and Blood Treatment Center arrived in Katowice.

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BASF and Toray Advanced Composites sign supply agreement to bring CFRT tape to the automotive industry

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Toray Advanced Composites and BASF signed a manufacturing and supply agreement focused on the production of continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRT) tapes for the automotive and industrial markets. Toray Advanced Composites will produce high quality and affordable CFRT tapes using Ultramid engineering thermoplastics developed and produced by BASF. The fiber manufacturer will reinforce BASF’s Ultramid PA6 (Polyamide) resins with either glass fiber or with carbon fiber.

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