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Toyota moves to expand mass-production of fuel cell stacks and hydrogen tanks towards ten-fold increase post-2020

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Toyota projects that global sales of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) will increase significantly after 2020 to at least 30,000 per year from today’s 3,000.

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The Apple car to finally hit the road, only it's a VW Bus

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After years of trials aimed at remaking driving in the mold of the iPhone, Apple is finally building some self-driving electric cars to test on roads in the San Francisco Bay Area—and they're Volkswagen buses. The New York Times reported on Thursday that, after years of looking for a partner among automakers, Apple has teamed up with the. Autonomous cars

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Civil Maps joins Renovo AWare Ecosystem to provide interoperability for HD mapping and localization

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Car dealers push buyers away from electric cars worldwide, not just U.S., studies find

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Car dealers may be the same all over the world, at least when it comes to electric cars. In 2014, Consumer Reports did a study that showed 50 out of 85 dealerships visited nationwide either outright discouraged its secret shoppers from buying electric cars or tried to talk them into buying a gas or diesel model instead. Few answered questions

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Efficient Drivetrains receives 30-unit PHEV bus order for City of Kunming, China

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Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. EDI) has received a production order for PHEV bus drivetrain systems from the city of Kunming, China. The 30-unit order brings EDI’s total China fleet size to 168 vehicles, all of which are deployed on leading OEMs across urban and rural routes in China.

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Tesla adds Model 3 build complexity: too early, or on time?

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When Tesla opened up orders this week for the all-wheel drive Dual Motor and Performance versions of its Model 3, some reports suggested it was early and might complicate the company's ability to ramp up to 5,000 units a week. Tesla emphatically says the move only represents the company sticking to its original rollout schedule, when it promised

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Ohio State takes first place in DOE/GM EcoCAR 3 competition

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The Ohio State University has taken first place in the final year of EcoCAR 3, an Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE) and General Motors Co. NYSE:GM). This is OSU’s fourth consecutive win. The team earned 895 out of 1000 overall points.

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Nissan begins deliveries of new extended-range electric e-NV200 van to global markets

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Nissan’s upgraded e-NV200 is now being shipped to customers. Built for global markets in Nissan Barcelona plant, the upgraded model features a new 40 kWh battery, combining the features of the award-winning Nissan NV200 van with the best-selling Nissan LEAF.

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Apple car, electric-car dealers, new batteries, and Tesla Model 3 timeline: Today's Car News

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After going practically dark for years, the first Apple self-driving car has finally broken out into the light, and it's not what Apple fans may have expected. Dealers turning buyers away from electric cars isn't an American problem, it turns out. It's a worldwide problem, according to several studies. Electric cars are the cleanest way to drive

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DOE awarding up to $3.5M to 3 projects for nuclear-compatible high-temperature electrolysis for H2 production

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding up to $3.5 million to three hydrogen production research and development (R&D) projects that are compatible with nuclear energy sources. DOE is focused on developing technologies that can produce hydrogen at a target of less than $4/kg (delivered and dispensed).

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Alan Turing Institute and Toyota Mobility Foundation collaborate to modernize city planning and traffic management

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The Alan Turing Institute —the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence—and the Toyota Mobility Foundation are collaborating on a project to transform the way cities are planned and managed.

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Bolivia chooses ACI Systems as strategic partner to industrialize lithium deposits

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Salar de Uyuni in the Andes in southwestern Bolivia is the world’s largest salt flat (10,582 km 2 / 4,086 mi 2 ) and holds the. world’s largest known deposit of lithium. The Bolivian state is creating a. value chain to use the deposits of this raw material for industrial. purposes. The state-owned company Yacimientos de Litio Bolivianos (YLB) has now selected the German. company ACI-Systems as a strategic partner for this project.

Wärtsilä LNGPac passes 100th order milestone

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The technology group Wärtsilä’s has booked the 100 th order for its LNGPac Fuel Gas Supply Systems. Two new shuttle tankers being built for Singapore based AET Tankers will feature Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel auxiliary engines running primarily on LNG fuel, and fitted with LNGPac units. This contract brought the total number of orders received for this innovative system to 100.

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