July, 2019

Flying first class on a single domestic round trip can contribute more greenhouse gas emissions than a year of driving

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by Michael Sivak. This analysis examined the effect of flight distance on greenhouse gas emissions per passenger, and compared emissions from flying different distances with annual emissions from driving.

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El Segundo’s @LATimes Looking Through Wrong End Of Telescope To Find This Answer To Why Their Readers Don’t Make #ClimateCrisis A Higher Priority Topic. Is The Paper With No Dedicated Climate Reporters/Editors Really This Clueless? #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Diesel Hybrid Electric Pickup Conversion Possible?

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I have a 2007 Ford F250 crew cab with a diesel powertrain and four wheel drive. I would like to do either a hybrid CNG or hybrid electric conversion

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With portable EV fast chargers, could backup juice be as easy as pizza delivery?

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Cross the ubiquity of ordering a pizza with the form factor (and weight) of a backup “jerry can” of fuel and you’re close to what it seems the startup SparkCharge is attempting to produce with its new modular charging system.

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How does the Nissan Leaf e-Pedal work? Is it any good?

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How does the Nissan Leaf e-Pedal work? Is it any good

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Great Wall Motor battery offshoot SVOLT premieres Li-ion battery lineup, targeting EVs

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New battery company SVOLT Energy Technology Co. Ltd, whose precursor was the Battery Business Unit of Great Wall Motor Co. Ltd, introduced its cobalt-free lithium-ion battery cell (NMx) and four-element lithium-ion battery cell (NCMA). SVOLT product roadmap.

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Fort Worth buying four New Flyer electric buses for new zero-emission route

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The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (Trinity Metro) has awarded New Flyer a contract for four heavy-duty, thirty-five-foot Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric buses.

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NEVS and AutoX to collaborate on large-scale RoboTaxi deployment in Europe

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Swedish EV manufacturer NEVS and the autonomous vehicle start-up AutoX have entered into an exclusive strategic partnership to integrate AutoX’s autonomous drive technology in NEVS’ next-generation vehicle architecture.

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C2CNT process converts flue gas from natural gas power plant into carbon nanotubes

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On 26 July, the first flue gas from the natural gas power plant, the Shepard Energy Center in Calgary, Canada, was directly transformed by the C2CNT process ( earlier post ) into carbon nanotubes. In a related new study in the Journal of CO 2 Utilization (Wang et al. )

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Continental to begin series production of new integrated electric axle drive this year

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Continental is presenting its third generation of electric powertrains at the IAA 2019, with the new, very high-performance, light and compact axle drive set to take to the roads in various electric models from several Chinese and European manufacturers later this year.

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Continental presents 48V full-hybrid system; motor delivers up to 30 kW

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Continental has been developing cost-effective 48-volt electrification, which can be used with both gasoline and diesel engines for number of years. In the run-up to IAA 2019, Continental Powertrain is now presenting a 48-volt high-power drive system with 30 kW, enabling a full-hybrid vehicle.

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US has more than 68,800 electric vehicle charging units

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As of May 2019, there were more than 68,800 Level 2 and DC fast charging units throughout the United States. Of that total, 16%, or approximately 10,860 units, were DC fast chargers that make long-distance travel more practical for electric vehicles (EV).

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Study finds association between air pollution, coronary atherosclerosis in Chinese population

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Researchers from the University at Buffalo (UB), with colleagues in the US and China, have provided pathophysiologic evidence of the effect of air pollution on cardiovascular disease in China. Their findings also suggests that China may need to revise its standard for one type of pollutant.

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Thomas Built Buses electric school bus powered by Proterra receives full CARB and HVIP certifications, CEC funding eligibility

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Thomas Built Buses Inc. has received full California Air Resources Board (CARB) and Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) certifications for its Type C electric bus, the Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley powered by Proterra electric vehicle technology.

2019 127

@LATimes Editorial On Smog Never Mentions Climate Change As El Segundo Paper Gets Into Bed With Chevron #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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?I Just Got Off The Phone After Canceling My 40 Year Long Subscription To @LATimes – I’m Not Paying For @DrPatSoonShiong To Give Me Bread & Circus Instead Of Legitimate Climate Crisis Reporting & News. This S**t Ain’t Worth Paying For Any Longer #JoeTakesOnTheNews ?

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Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL produce bulk carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets; -50% EEDI; LNG, solar, storage, sail

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Wärtsilä, Japanese ship builder Oshima Shipbuilding, and the classification society DNV GL have delivered the first results of their joint industry development project.

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Hyundai Motor Group develops world first active shift control for hybrids

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission technology. The innovation optimizes transmission efficiency by monitoring gear shifts 500 times per second, precisely adjusting the transmission rotation speed to for faster shift times.

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Honda e EV features five-screen, full-width digital dashboard

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The new Honda e EV features intuitive and advanced connectivity in a contemporary passenger cabin. The Honda e’s full-width digital dashboard, comprised of five integrated high-resolution color screens, is designed for effortless usability of the onboard connected apps and services.

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Mercedes-Benz opens new testing facility for electromagnetic compatibility and antenna systems

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Mercedes-Benz has opened new testing facility for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and radio-frequency (RF) antenna systems. Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is a key prerequisite for connectivity, autonomous driving, shared vehicles, and electric drivetrains.

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MAHLE-led consortium’s micro-CHP CNG engine provides 20% efficiency boost over current market best

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Study associates arrival of ridehailing with 3% increase in traffic deaths

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The arrival of ridehailing is associated with an increase of approximately 3 percent in the number of motor vehicle fatalities and fatal accidents, according to research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Rice University. From the study, Barrios et al.

2019 122

U Delaware team develops prototype efficient direct ammonia fuel cell for transportation

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A team at the University of Delaware has demonstrated a direct ammonia fuel cell (DAFC) prototype with a peak power density of 135 mW cm -2 at 80 ?C. The DAFC employs an ammonia-tolerant precious-metal-free cathode catalyst (Acta 4020) and a high-temperature-stable hydroxide exchange membrane (HEM).

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5G mobile network goes live at all BMW Brilliance Automotive production sites in China

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BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) has become the first automobile manufacturer to enable full 5G wireless coverage at all its plants.

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ZF presents new electric 2-speed drive for passenger cars

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ZF has introduced a new 2-speed electric drive for passenger cars that integrates an advanced electric motor with a shift element and appropriate power electronics. The improvement in energy conversion efficiency compared to previous e-drives extends the driving range for each battery charge.

2019 118

Wrightbus orders 15 Ballard fuel cell modules to power Aberdeen buses

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Brunel to use Camcon Single Cylinder IVT in researching future powertrain concepts

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Brunel University London is the first to begin researching future powertrain concepts using Camcon Automotive ’s new Single Cylinder Intelligent Valve Technology (SCI).

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JATO: Euro car market drops 7.9% in June; SUV demand slows; Tesla posts highest market share gain

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The European car market dropped in June 2019 as 1.49 million vehicles were registered—down by 7.9% on the same time last year, according to data from JATO.

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Lightning Systems all-electric medium-duty vehicles selected for State of California contract

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Lightning Systems announced that its all-electric powertrains for Ford and Chevrolet medium-duty trucks and buses are now offered on a California state contract.

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Continental, TU Chemnitz inaugurate new fuel cell laboratory

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Continental AG is expanding its fuel cell technology sector. In strategic cooperation with the Chemnitz University of Technology Professorship of Advanced Powertrains (ALF), the newly established Fuel Cell Laboratory for Fuel Cell Technology was dedicated on 17 July.

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Hong Kong team devises new strategy for regenerating Li-ion battery electrode materials

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Researchers in Hong Kong have used biodegradable organic methanesulfonic acid (MSA) to leach valuable metals from waste LiCoO 2 powders for battery material regeneration. Under the optimal conditions, leaching efficiencies of lithium and cobalt are achieved at nearly ?100% 100% and ?100%,

2019 116

UK expert group focuses attention on non-exhaust emissions from road traffic as regulatory concern

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A new report released by the Air Quality Expert Group ( AQEG ) in the UK recommends as an immediate priority that non-exhaust emissions (NEE) are recognized as a source of ambient concentrations of airborne PM, even for vehicles with zero exhaust emissions of particles.

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MIT researchers develop method to make smaller, safer, and faster lithium-rich ceramic electrolyte

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Researchers at MIT have devised a new pulsed laser deposition technique to make thinner lithium electrolytes using less heat, promising faster charging and potentially higher-voltage solid-state lithium ion batteries.

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European team discovers new top-performing solid-state fast ionic conductor for Li-ion batteries

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18 more Solaris trolleybuses going to Italian cities; 45 kWh battery packs

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The operators SETA Modena and TEP Parma, both providing carrier services in the Emilia-Romagna region in the North of Italy, have placed orders for 18 modern Solaris Trollino 12 vehicles. Eight of the trolleybuses commissioned will join the fleet of SETA Modena, the other ten will go to TEP Parma.

2019 115

US Census Bureau: annual world population growth slowing, projected to soon slip below 1% for first time since 1950

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World population is estimated to reach 7.58 billion this month as World Population Day is celebrated on 11 July, but the US Census Bureau is projecting another milestone: Annual population growth will slip under 1.0% in 2020-2021 for the first time since 1950.

2019 115

Ford and Volkswagen expand global collaboration to include EVs, invest in Argo AI

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Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles—and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the US and Europe.

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