November, 2020

Moscow launches its 500th electric bus; largest electric bus fleet in Europe

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Moscow, Russia has launched its 500 th electric bus—a KAMAZ 6282 electric bus. The KAMAZ 6282 uses lithium-titanate batteries, and has a range of 70 km on one charge. The electric bus is charged in 6-12 minutes with ultrafast charging stations using a half-pantograph.

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Wind-powered transatlantic car carrier could cut carbon emissions by 90%

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Sailing ships were once the backbone of international commerce, and now a Swedish shipbuilder is trying to give sails a high-tech update in order to reduce emissions.

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Review: Land Rover Defender 110

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Spanish team develops microwave-induced electrolysis at low temperatures for H2 production

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Researchers in Spain have developed hydrogen production without contact electrodes via water electrolysis mediated by the microwave-triggered redox activation of solid-state ionic materials at low temperatures ( Nature Energy. Schematic illustration of the microwave-induced redox cycle.

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Hexagon Purus to deliver 45-foot hydrogen distribution systems to Everfuel

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Hexagon Purus signed a multi-year master frame agreement with Everfuel to deliver multiple units of newly designed 45-foot hydrogen distribution systems. The systems will be used to transport hydrogen to refueling stations serving hydrogen fuel cell electric passenger car fleets (e.g.

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S. Korean team develops highly efficient, long-lasting electrocatalyst to boost electrolytic hydrogen production

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Conventional water electrolysis for the production of hydrogen faces technological challenges to improve the efficiency of the water-splitting reaction for the sluggish oxygen evolution reaction (OER).

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Solaris to supply two hydrogen buses to Transdev in Sweden

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Operator Transdev has signed a contract with Solaris Bus & Coach to supply two hydrogen buses. The vehicles will roll out onto the streets of the Swedish city of Sandviken in autumn 2021.

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EPA AED estimates emissions controls were removed from > 550K diesel pickups over last decade; impact equivalent to adding 9M additional trucks

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In a new report , the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Air Enforcement Division (AED) estimates that the emissions controls have been removed from more than 550,000 diesel pickup trucks in the last decade.

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So Cal Edison receives eCascadia electric Class 8 truck; first utility in the US

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Southern California Edison (SCE) is the US’ first utility to receive and to test the eCascadia, the Freightliner Class 8 electric truck ( earlier post ).

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Mitsubishi Heavy invests in Monolith Materials to support clean hydrogen production

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Monolith Materials, Inc. has received an investment from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. to support its commercial-scale, emissions-free hydrogen manufacturing technology.

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Advent Technologies to collaborate with Los Alamos, UT Austin, RPI, UNM and Toyota in the development of next-generation HT-PEM fuel cell technology

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DOE awarding $35M to 11 projects for hydrokinetic turbine development; ARPA-E SHARKS

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $35 million to 11 projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Submarine Hydrokinetic And Riverine Kilo-megawatt Systems (SHARKS) program.

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2021 Toyota Mirai arrives in US dealerships in December

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The second-generation Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV), which made its debut in 2019 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, will arrive in US dealerships—in California and Hawaii—in December.

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LEVC starts production of electric van VN5

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LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has started production of its new electric van, VN5. The new model is designed, engineered and manufactured at LEVC’s plant in Ansty, Coventry—the UK’s only dedicated electric vehicle factory. VN5 is the company’s first electric van model.

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NREL report shows EV charging stations continued strong growth in early 2020

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A new report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) finds that about 12.0% and 49.6% of the necessary Level 2 and DC fast EV charging equipment (EVSE), respectively, required to meet projected demand in 2030, have been installed as of Q1 2020.

2020 129

Nuvera expands product line with new E-60 fuel cell system

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Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, announced the commercial availability of the Nuvera E-60 Fuel Cell Engine, the latest addition to the E-series family for vehicle electrification.

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IPG to demo Flameless Ceramic Turbine for clean, off-grid power in EV charging

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Intelligent Power Generation (IPG) will demonstrate the impact of Flameless Ceramic Turbine technology in UK electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, following a £1-million contract from Highways England.

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Velodyne Lidar introduces solid state sensor for ADAS and autonomy

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Velodyne Lidar introduced the solid-state Velarray H800. The Velarray H800 is architected for automotive-grade performance and is built using Velodyne’s proprietary micro-lidar array architecture (MLA).

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Alstom to supply Italy’s first hydrogen trains

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Alstom will supply six hydrogen fuel cell trains, with the option for eight more, to FNM (Ferrovie Nord Milano), the main transport and mobility group in the Italian region of Lombardy, for a total amount of approximately €160 million.

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bp & Ørsted to produce green H2 at Lingen refinery; industrial-scale electrolyzer powered by offshore wind

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bp and Ørsted signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to work together to develop a ?project project for industrial-scale production of green hydrogen via the electrolysis of water using ?renewable renewable power, producing zero emissions.

2020 127

NuScale boosts SMR module output 25%

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NuScale Power announced that through further value engineering efforts, using advanced testing and modeling tools, NuScale analyzed and concluded that the NuScale Power Module (NPM) can generate an additional 25% more power per module for a total of 77 MWe per module (gross), resulting in about 924 MWe for the flagship 12-module power plant.

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Nuvve and Lion Electric to collaborate on vehicle-to-grid (V2G) in electric school buses

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Nuvve Corporation, a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology company, and Lion Electric, an original equipment manufacturer of all-electric heavy-duty vehicles based in Québec, are collaborating to launch vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology as a standard feature of Lion’s zero-emission school buses.

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Hyundai to offer 10 electrified models by end of 2022; 7 SUV, 3 car models; new Ioniq 5 and 6

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Hyundai committed to offer ten electrified vehicles by the end of 2022, including seven SUVs and three car models. This product blitz includes eco solutions for many of Hyundai’s current products as well as all-new models, such as the Ioniq 5 and Ioniq 6.

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Volkswagen fueling car carriers with fuel derived from used cooking oil; GoodFuels BFO

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Volkswagen Group Logistics will be using certified fuel from vegetable residues for certain new car shipments via marine routes. The fuel is produced from materials such as used oil from restaurants and the food industry.

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Lotus Engineering launching new pilot containerized battery test facility

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Lotus Engineering is launching a pilot containerized battery testing facility to assess energy storage solutions for the booming EV sector.

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Year-long testing of Leclanché 60 Ah G/NMC cells shows high energy density, high cycle life

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Leclanché SA reported that year-long testing of its 60 Ah G/NMC battery cells has shown them to be both high energy density and high cycle life—critical characteristics for a wide range of automotive and e-transportation energy storage solutions.

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DHL piloting 4 BYD electric Class 8 trucks in LA

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DHL is piloting four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks in the Los Angeles market, just in time for the peak holiday shipping season. Equipped with a comfortable air-ride cab and air suspension, the trucks have more than enough power and torque to operate at 82,000 lbs. combined weight.

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Why a Biden Presidency will accelerate change to electric cars: 10 talking points

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President-elect Biden has proposed a $2 trillion climate agenda that includes provisions ranging from coordinating climate priorities in transportation infrastructure spending to things like rebooting “Cash for Clunkers” in the interest of modernizing the fleet toward cleaner vehicles.

2020 114

Illegal emissions tampering on diesel trucks is rampant—and apparently a big business

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About 15% of U.S. diesel trucks that were originally certified with emissions controls have had those systems tampered with. That’s among the takeaways from a U.S. EPA report released last Friday. It suggests an environmental and public-health impact that within the U.S.

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Nuvera Fuel Cells announces commercial availability of E-45 fuel cell system

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Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, announced that its Nuvera E-45 fuel cell system is now commercially available.

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Honda receives type designation for Level 3 automated driving in Japan

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Honda Motor Co., has received the required type designation for Level 3 automated driving from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT).

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Audi and KIT working on recycling for automotive plastics via pyrolysis oil

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A large number of components in automobiles are made from plastics; these have to meet exacting safety, heat-resistance and quality requirements.

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Groupe Renault creating first European factory dedicated to the circular economy of mobility in Flins

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Groupe Renault is creating the REFACTORY in Flins, the first European circular economy site dedicated to mobility. By 2030, it will employ more than 3,000 people in dedicated professions.

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Roskill sees recovery in lithium industry, buoyed by demand from rechargeable battery applications

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Despite the trend toward transportation electrification, the lithium industry has had a rough few years.

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Toyota steps up to support Mirai fuel-cell car with 7 more hydrogen stations in California

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Toyota North America confirmed Thursday that the second-generation version of its Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car is arriving at some California dealers later this year.

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MINI unveils electric, autonomous Urbanaut concept

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The MINI brand presented the MINI Vision Urbanaut—a digital concept vehicle intended to provide an example of MINI’s possible future directions. MINI sees its future self primarily as an enabler of and companion for unforgettable times—what we might call ‘MINI moments’.

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