February, 2020

“The Least You Can Do” Reveals One Of The #MillionsMissing To Sold Out Audience

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Last Sunday night at the Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica, California, a rapt audience got a rare view of what people with the little known ME/CFS disease go through. Now you can watch the video of this powerful performance and see for yourself.

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Alstom signs first contract for battery-electric regional trains in Germany

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Alstom will manufacture , deliver and maintain until 2032 eleven Coradia Continental battery-electric trains for regional traffic on the Leipzig-Chemnitz route on behalf of VMS (Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen) and with the support of ZVNL (Zweckverband für den Nahverkehrsraum Leipzig), the two authorities responsible for this line.

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Bill Gates owns a Taycan, calls EV progress “most hopeful” for climate concern

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About exactly this time last year, in an interview, Bill Gates called Tesla “an amazing product” but said that otherwise in the market “there’ll be a lot of really great electric cars to choose from.”

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Review: Ford Mustang Mach-E

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Central London doesn’t initially feel like the right place to launch a car that has the Mustang name slapped on the back of it, but then this isn’t a normal Mustang

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Champaign-Urbana orders two New Flyer 60' hydrogen fuel-cell buses

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The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) has awarded New Flyer a contract for two hydrogen fuel-cell-electric sixty-foot Xcelsior CHARGE H2 heavy-duty transit buses (for a total of four equivalent units). MTD is the first in the US to order 60' hydrogen fuel cell buses commercially.

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Study finds cobalt supply can meet demand for EVs and electronics batteries through 2030

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New machine learning method from Stanford, with Toyota researchers, could accelerate battery development for EVs

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At every stage of the battery development process, new technologies must be tested for months or even years to determine how long they will last.

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Lucid Motors announces long-term partnership with LG Chem for batteries for Lucid Air EV

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Lucid Motors announced a long-term partnership with leading EV battery supplier LG Chem for the Lucid Air electric sedan.

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BMW presenting three new PHEV 3-Series models, two new 48V MHEV M diesels at Geneva show

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At the upcoming 2020 Geneva International Motor Show, BMW will present three new plug-in hybrid models for the premium mid-range—all in the 3 Series. The debuts include the new BMW 330e Touring (combined fuel consumption: from 1.7 l/100 km; combined power consumption: from 15.7

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New Honda Jazz to be sold across Europe with standard hybrid powertrain

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The all-new Honda Jazz features efficient and responsive performance delivered by e:HEV hybrid technology as standard. The Jazz e:HEV plays a key role in Honda’s commitment that 100% of its mainstream European sales will feature electrified powertrains by 2022.

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FedEx and Chanje to add charging infrastructure to 42 FedEx stations in California

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FedEx Corp. started construction on electronic DC (direct current) charging stations in January, and has now announced the next phase of its electric vehicle rollout. Through an agreement with Chanje Energy Inc.,

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Magna showcasing emobility technologies in new e4 demonstrator car

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Magna’s roadmap to e-mobility includes technologies showcased in the all-new e4 technology demonstrator car, which made its debut during the company’s winter test-driving activities in northern Sweden. e4 technology demonstrator in Sweden.

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GKN Automotive accelerating eDrive development; G400 unit undergoing winter testing

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GKN Automotive is accelerating its eDrive development program to keep pace with the growing demand for its portfolio of compact electric driveline systems.

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SwRI motion prediction system enhances pedestrian detection for automated vehicles

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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has developed a motion prediction system that enhances pedestrian detection for automated vehicles.

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Hyundai Motor expands partnership with US Government to support further exploration of hydrogen fuel cell technologies

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Hyundai Motor Company is expanding its partnership with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and its support of the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program.

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NACFE to focus on electric trucks in regional haul

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The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)—a non-profit organization dedicated to doubling the freight efficiency of North American goods movement—has determined that regional trucking operations are well suited to be early adopters of electric trucks.

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Wayback Machine Trip To 2008 Reveals Greenius Prognostications On Harsh Climate Reality?

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When my good friend and former CBS EcoMedia colleague, Taylor, heard Larry Mantle on today’s live broadcast of KPCC’s Film Week mention, “Joe from Redondo Beach” and the documentary “Inconvenient Truth,” she texted to ask if that was me. It was. So was this back in 2008. So cool to have the historical record to show who said what, when. I got the price of gas wrong, but nailed the rest of it.

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AXYARD, Lab1886 and Daimler Trucks automate the operation of commercial vehicles

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The automated snow removal by two self-driving Mercedes-Benz Arocs in Immendingen shows a successful application for automated commercial vehicles in closed areas.

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USDA Ag Innovation Agenda targets biofuel blend rates of 15% in 2030, 30% in 2050

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US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the Agriculture Innovation Agenda, a department-wide initiative to align resources, programs, and research to position American agriculture to better meet future global demands.

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Plug Power introduces new fuel-cell system for heavy-duty on-road applications

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Plug Power Inc. has launched its heavy-duty 125 kW ProGen zero emission hydrogen fuel-cell system. ProGen fuel cell systems include the fuel-cell stack and all required subsystems for humidification, air delivery, fuel regulation and cooling.

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Roskill: Niobium industry looking for a future beyond steel; Li-ion batteries a possibility

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Niobium is a metal primarily used by the steel industry as a ferroalloy strengthening element. High Strength Low Alloy (HSLA) steel accounts for about 90% of niobium usage with an average content of about 0.03% Nb.

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ASKO deploys two Scania battery-electric distribution trucks in Norway

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Norwegian wholesaler ASKO is deploying two battery electric Scania distribution trucks in its operations in Oslo, Norway. This pilot marks another milestone in the cooperation regarding electrified solutions for heavy transport between Scania and ASKO.

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BASF to build new cathode active materials production site in Schwarzheide

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BASF will build a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany, as part of its multi-step investment plan to support the European electric vehicle (EV) value chain.

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PRoPART project successfully demonstrates highly accurate positioning solution for automotive use

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IVECO, FPT and Nikola Motor Company announce future Nikola TRE production in Ulm, Germany

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IVECO and FPT Industrial, the commercial vehicle and powertrain brands of CNH Industrial N.V., and Nikola Motor Company will manufacture , through their European joint venture, the Nikola TRE in Ulm, Germany, at the IVECO manufacturing facility.

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Northwestern team develops decentralized swarming algorithm for autonomous vehicles

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Self-driving vehicles need to navigate safely and flawlessly without crashing into others or causing unnecessary traffic jams. To make this possible, Northwestern University researchers have now developed the first decentralized algorithm with a collision-free, deadlock-free guarantee.

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Hyliion delivers first of three hybrid Class 8 trucks to Penske Truck Leasing

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Hyliion Inc. will be providing three vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing, all of which will incorporate its 6X4HE Class 8 hybrid system. Earlier post.) The solution was developed in partnership with Dana Inc., whose Spicer Electrified components are part of the e-Powertrain solution.

2020 96

Daimler Trucks E-Mobility Group starts global initiative for electric-truck charging infrastructure

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The E-Mobility Group of Daimler Trucks & Buses is launching a worldwide initiative to establish a charging infrastructure for battery-electric trucks. The initial focus is on charging stations installed at the depots of truck customers.

2020 96

Workhorse Group to unveil new C650 electric step van at NTEA Work Truck Show

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Workhorse Group will display its newly-designed C 650 all-electric step van at the NTEA Work Truck Show, 4-6 March in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company‘s new C 650 and C 1000 step vans will are 650 ft 3 and 1000 ft 3 vehicles both weighing approximately 12,500 lbs (5,670 kg) when fully loaded.

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New system for more efficient CO2 electrolysis to hydrocarbon products

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A team of researchers from Canada and the US has developed a system that quickly and efficiently converts carbon dioxide into simple chemicals via CO 2 electrolysis.

2020 96

Voltabox to supply battery systems to e-troFit for conversion of diesel buses to electric

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Voltabox AG secured a long-term framework contract with e-troFit GmbH as the preferred supplier of high-performance battery systems for e-troFit’s conversion solutions for diesel buses.

2020 96

Extracting rare earth elements from coal with plasma assist

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Rare earth elements (REEs) are vital materials for modern technologies. The US National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is collaborating with the University of Kentucky and their subcontractor Virginia Tech to demonstrate a novel process for the extraction of REEs from coal using plasma.

2020 96

AMPLY Power & Logan Bus announce 2-year demo project of charging-as-a service for fleets; 5 electric school buses

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Pioneering methods to accelerate electric fleet adoption, AMPLY Power will demonstrate and document its Charging-as-a-Service approach for an all-electric school bus fleet in New York City.

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Electrify America to open 400th public EV fast-charging station, > 1,700 chargers

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Electrify America will open its 400 th electric vehicle charging station this week, setting a rapid pace for installation of DC fast-charging stations. The network’s aggressive timeline has resulted in the addition of more than 1,700 new chargers from coast-to-coast in just 20 months.

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Proterra and Freightliner Custom Chassis to develop all-electric chassis MT50e for delivery truck applications

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Proterra and Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) announced a collaboration to develop the MT50e, a new all-electric delivery truck chassis. The production-ready MT50e will be on display at the upcoming NTEA Work Truck Show, 4-6 March in Indianapolis.

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Traditional retail sales steady despite e-commerce

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by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. E-commerce sales in the United States in 2019 amounted to 11.0% of all retail sales— the highest percentage yet. In comparison, the corresponding percentage in 2000 was only 0.9%.

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Volkswagen’s 1-speed gearbox for the MEB

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Volkswagen’s ID.3 EV uses the APP310 e-drive unit to transmit power to the driven wheels using an extremely compact 1-speed gearbox. The mechanism used has only a small number of cogs.

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