Tue.Feb 20, 2018

Toyota develops first neodymium-reduced, heat-resistant magnet for electric motors

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Toyota Motor Corporation has developed the world’s first neodymium-reduced, heat-resistant magnet. Neodymium (Nd) magnets are used in various types of motors such as the high-output motors found in electrified vehicles.

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Start-stop systems on U.S. light trucks doubled to one in five in a single year

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Electric cars may be all the rage, but for now, all but a tiny fraction of the 250 million vehicles on U.S. roads burn gasoline or diesel fuel. One of the ways that new vehicles are boosting fuel efficiency is the use of what are called "start-stop" systems, which switch off the engine while the car is stopped. Now, as the Department of Energy. Fuel Economy start-stop system EPA Ratings

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Nissan’s global sales driven by strong momentum in crossover and SUV models

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Porsche kills off its diesels, because customers no longer want them

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Of the three brands caught up in the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal in the U.S., Porsche was by far the least affected. It had sold only one diesel model, a version of its Cayenne performance SUV fitted with a 3.0-liter turbodiesel developed by its VW Group sibling Audi. Regulators approved fixes to some of those engines last October, and. TDI V-6 Turbodiesels

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CRU: EVs will transform aluminum demand

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By 2030, aluminum demand from Electric Vehicles (EVs) will near 10 million tonnes, a ten-fold increase from 2017, according to analysis by mining and metals business intelligence firm CRU.

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How much does it matter that top Trump officials deny climate science? Take our Twitter poll

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Throughout the world, the accepted science of climate change is no longer in dispute. Every nation on earth has now signed the Paris Climate Treaty to develop plans to reduce the carbon emissions that contribute to global warming. Only one plans to withdraw from that treaty: the United States of America. DON'T MISS: All renewable energy types to. emissions Politics global warming climate change science Donald Trump Polls

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VW Vizzion concept; start-stop surge; Tesla, Nissan at 300K; Porsche diesels dead: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got another electric concept car coming to Geneva in a couple of weeks, a surge in start-stop sales, a look at Nissan and Tesla sales landmark, and Porsche killing off its last diesel model. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, as we do every seven days, we ran down last week's most important green-car stories. Today in Car News

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