Mon.Jan 28, 2019

DLR: cleaner aircraft emissions reduce the climate impact of contrail cirrus

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Fewer soot particles in the exhaust stream of aircraft reduces the formation of ice crystals and therefore the climate impact of the resulting contrail cirrus.

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Blowing away dirty energy: Wind to pass hydro as top renewable in 2019

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For electric-car drivers looking to emit less pollution as the drive, 2019 could be a banner year. The U.S. electric grid has been getting gradually greener as utilities replace coal fired powerplants with primarily wind and natural gas. That trend is due to reach a tipping point in 2019, according to numbers by the Energy Information Agency at. renewable energy wind energy

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ICCT quantifies the EV charging infrastructure gap across US markets

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In a new white paper , the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has quantified the gap in charging infrastructure across the 100 most populous US metropolitan areas in the US to power more than 3 million expected electric vehicles by 2025.

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How important is it that your next electric car be made in the U.S.? Take our Twitter poll

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Thus far, the vast majority of the electric cars sold in the U.S. have been made here. Now that the market is expanding, with new competitors arriving from both Europe and Asia this year, that may no longer be true. Hyundai and Kia, plan to import new electric models, the HyundaI Kona Electric, and the Kia Niro EV and Soul EV, from Korea. Batteries Polls

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BMW, Jaguar and Porsche invest in mobility startup as part of $21M round; roadside assistance

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BMW i Ventures; InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund; and Porsche Ventures have invested in US-based—a —a global digital roadside assistance platform—as part of a $21-million Series B round.

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Shutdown has held up EPA certification, new vehicle introductions

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Now that the government has reopened after a 35-day shutdown, EPA employees are going back to work facing a backlog. Toward the end of the shutdown last week, executives at all three major Detroit automakers expressed concern about certification delays that could affect new models they plan to bring to market. It can now begin addressing that. emissions EPA Fuel Economy

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EIA projects decline in transportation sector energy consumption through 2037 despite increase in VMT, followed by increase

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EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2019 projects continued robust growth in US energy production, emergence of the United States as an energy exporter, and a cleaner S electric power generation mix.

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Saudi Aramco and Air Products to build Saudi Arabia’s first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle fueling station; operational 2Q19

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Saudi Aramco and Air Products signed an agreement to jointly-build the first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle fueling station in Saudi Arabia. The collaboration between the two companies will combine Air Products’ technological know-how and experience in the field of hydrogen with Saudi Aramco’s industrial experience, facilities and R&D capabilities. The hydrogen refueling station, the first in the Kingdom, is expected to be operational in the second quarter of 2019.

Ford Mustang Hybrid, wind power, EPA holdups, American electrics: Today's Car News

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Wind power is expected become America's top renewable energy source in 2019. The recent government shutdown may have held up the sale of some new fuel-efficient cars—and another one may hold up even more. Our latest Twitter poll asks how important it is to our readers for electric cars to be made in America. All this and more on Green Car. EPA wind energy

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Chevron invests in Prussian Blue battery tech company Natron Energy; stationary storage for EV charging stations

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Natron Energy , a developer of new battery cell technology based on Prussian Blue analogue electrodes and a sodium-ion electrolyte, has closed a strategic investment by Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) to support the development of stationary energy storage systems for demand charge management at electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.

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2019 Renault Clio: interior revealed ahead of Geneva debut

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The interior of the all-new Renault Clio has been revealed ahead of its global debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show

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