Tue.Mar 02, 2021

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles moves ahead with Autonomous Driving RD; ID. BUZZ the first AV

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, a brand within the Volkswagen Group, is consistently and rapidly advancing the development and implementation of autonomous driving. The planned introduction of autonomous systems for traffic use in 2025 is currently being prepared at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

VW considers electric convertible: Why are there so few drop-top EVs?

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The Volkswagen MEB platform will underpin electric cars with a wide range of body styles, but could a convertible be among them? VW teased one on Monday, releasing renderings of an electric convertible while remaining vague on production prospects.

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Rolls-Royce’s all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ completes taxi testing

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Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the taxiing of its ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft, the latest milestone on its way to becoming the world’s fastest all-electric plane. Earlier post.)

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2022 Volvo C40 Recharge electric crossover revealed, with aims for all-electric brand by 2030

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Volvo has revealed a second fully electric model, called the C40 Recharge, and laid out a concrete plan for the brand’s transition to only electric cars.

Teijin and Applied EV develop polycarbonate solar roof for future mobility

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Teijin and its joint development partner Applied Electric Vehicles have developed a polycarbonate solar roof for future mobility applications. The new solar roof uses Teijin’s Panlite polycarbonate resin glazing for its surface. Solar roof.

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VW electric convertible, Volvo C40 Recharge debut, Nissan e-Hybrid efficiency: Today’s Car News

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Nissan hits a 50% thermal efficiency with an engine set for hybrid duty. Volvo reveals the first EV for its lineup that won’t get a gasoline equivalent. And VW teases the idea of an electric Cabriolet. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Ocean View School District selects The Mobility House for smart charging for electric bus fleet; SoCal Edison and CEC

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Ocean View School District in Oxnard, California, has selected The Mobility House for its extensive fleet energy management expertise around the world to provide smart charging for the district’s new electric bus fleet project, construction for which is now complete.

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Toyota Yaris named 2021 European Car of the Year; 80% choose hybrid powertrain

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The all-new Toyota Yaris ( earlier post ) has been named as the 2021 European Car of the Year.

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137. BATTERY MANAGEMENT IS DISRUPTING THE VALUE CHAIN IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES: THE CHANGING SUPPLY CHAIN — PART 2

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At a market capitalization exceeding $700 billion, Tesla enjoys a unique financial position among all auto manufacturers to expand its investments in electric vehicles and infrastructure.

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group complete creation of fuel-cell joint venture: cellcentric

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Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group completed the transaction to form the previously announced fuel-cell joint venture. Earlier post.) The Volvo Group has acquired 50% of the partnership interests in the existing Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG for approximately SEK 6.3 billion (approximately €0.6 billion) on a cash and debt-free basis.

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BMS and why you should set display to %

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So I own a Model 3 P , a year of ownership, 25000 kms done. Like everyone at the begining i was worrying on max range displayed, and how it was going down.

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Hyzon Motors to build US’ largest fuel cell MEA line for commercial vehicles in Chicago area

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Hyzon Motors Inc., a supplier of hydrogen fuel cell powered heavy vehicles ( earlier post ), plans to build the largest fuel cell membrane electrode assembly (MEA) production line for commercial vehicles in the United States at its new Hyzon Innovation Center located in Bolingbrook, Illinois, just outside of Chicago.

Advent Technologies signs CRADA with DOE labs for development of next-generation HT-PEM fuel cell technology

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Advent Technologies Holdings signed a joint development agreement (CRADA) with the US Department of Energy’s (DOE), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

DOE announces $4M Lab Call for EMP/GMD assessments, testing, and mitigation

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The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER) and the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced a $4-million Lab Call to address the risks of electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and geomagnetic disturbance (GMD) to the energy system.

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