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Volkswagen Group invests $10M in Forge Nano; ALD coatings for battery materials to boost performance

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The Volkswagen Group is investing US$10 million in the US-based startup Forge Nano Inc. with a view to reinforcing its specialist knowledge in the field of battery research.

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SABIC acquires majority stake in carbon nanotube business for energy storage applications

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Saudi Arabia-based SABIC, a global leader in diversified chemicals, has taken a majority stake in Black Diamond Structures (BDS), a nanotechnology company established in 2014.

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Audi providing fleet of 50 e-tron EVs for Davos; reservations hit 20K+

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As the exclusive shuttle partner, Audi is providing a fleet of 50 Audi e-tron cars for the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2019. The all-electric cars are fully powered by green electricity.

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BMW to supply Motiv with i3 Li-ion batteries for integration into EPIC for commercial EVs

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California-based Motiv Power Systems, a provider of medium-duty all-electric fleet chassis for trucks and buses ( earlier post ), announced a supply agreement with BMW to integrate the latest (third) evolution of BMW’s passenger car lithium-ion battery packs into Motiv’s EPIC (Electric Powered Intelligent Chassis). When Motiv specs a battery for a chassis, we are looking for factors that matter most to our end users.

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Would you buy an electric car from Cadillac? Twitter poll results

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Last week, ahead of the Detroit auto show, General Motors announced that it would shift its electric-car focus from building relatively affordable Chevrolets to expensive luxury Cadillacs. The company also showed images of a concept of its first electric Cadillac SUV. That led us to wonder whether electric-car buyers, after six years of salivating. Polls

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Huge Backlog Could Trigger New Wave Of Shale Oil

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By Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com. The number of drilled but uncompleted wells (DUCs) in the U.S. shale patch has skyrocketed by roughly 60 percent over the past two years. That leaves a rather large backlog that could add a wave of new supply, even if the pace of drilling begins to slow. The backlog of DUCs has continued to swell, essentially uninterrupted, for more than two years. The total number of DUCs hit 8,723 in November 2018, up 287 from a month earlier.

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Tesla and Mercedes batteries, less-affordable electrics, Twitter poll results: Today's Car News

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A new report says Tesla is looking for new battery partners in China. Mercedes-Benz investing in battery production in Poland. Volkswagen's chairman says small electric cars won't be as affordable for low-income consumers as internal combustion models. And our readers weigh in on whether they'd buy an electric Cadillac. All this and more on Green. Mercedes-Benz lithium-ion batteries

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Texas DOT to form connected and automated vehicle task force

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The Texas Department of Transportation is going to create a Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) Task Force to become a central point for CAV advancement in Texas. The task force is designed to be a one-stop resource for information and coordination on all ongoing CAV projects, investments and initiatives in Texas.

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From a global view, going electric could hike up small-car prices

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As soon as 2024, electric cars are expected to reach price parity with gas-powered cars, largely due to the falling costs of battery packs. Volkswagen’s chairman Hans Dieter Pötsch, earlier this week, provided some commentary to the German Welt am Sonntag that appears to be aimed at dispelling that expectation—or at least lowering. VW MEB architecture

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Gevo joins SFO consortium to advance sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

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Gevo has signed on to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a group of eight airlines and certain fuel producers to work cooperatively on expanding the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Earlier post.). The consortium, initially formed in September 2018, is the first of its kind to include fuel suppliers, airlines, and airport agencies in a collaborative effort to accelerate the global transition to SAF.

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Tesla may use new battery supplier for cars made in China factory

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Tesla is reportedly exploring the idea of buying local batteries for its factory in China, from a supplier other than Panasonic. Panasonic has been Tesla's partner in creating batteries for its electric cars from the outset of Model S production and co-owns the Nevada battery-production Gigafactory that produces far more electric-car batteries any

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ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group partner with Clariant to advance cellulosic biofuel research

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ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) signed a joint research agreement with Clariant to evaluate the potential use of cellulosic sugars from sources such as agricultural waste and residues to produce biofuel.

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Theme announced for 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed is one of the motoring highlights of the summer, and now the organisers have announced this year’s theme: “Speed Kings – Motorsport’s Record Breakers

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Bridgestone to acquire TomTom’s telematics business for $1B in cash

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Bridgestone Corporation announced that its subsidiary Bridgestone Europe NV/SA, has entered into an agreement with TomTom to acquire TomTom Telematics, its digital fleet solutions business, for a cash consideration of €910 million (US$1.034 billion). 750 million will be distributed to TomTom shareholders by means of a capital repayment, combined with a share consolidation.

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2019 automotive events and launches: What’s upcoming and where can you go?

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Do you want to drive the hottest new cars, but are unsure of when they are going to be available to order? Or maybe you want to attend the biggest motoring events around the globe to see what you could be driving in a few years

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Ford Ranger 2019: More power, more tech, more efficient

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The new Ford Ranger pick-up will deliver more power, greater fuel-efficiency, enhanced refinement and advanced driver assistance technologies when it arrives from mid-2019

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Audi deals: What’s new, available to order, and coming soon?

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It goes without say that Audi is one of the most aspirational brands out there for motorists

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