January, 2019

BloombergNEF expects 40% growth in global EV sales in 2019; 2.6M vehicles, 1.5M in China

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BloombergNEF (BNEF) expects 2.6 million electric vehicles to be sold globally in 2019. This will represent around a 40% growth rate, down from the 70% growth rate in 2018. BNEF said that it expects China will continue to lead, with some 1.5 million units—around 57% of the global market. China’s market is in transition, and the recent annual doubling of sales every year looks unlikely to hold in 2019.

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@LATimes Astounds Readers With Stunning Front Page Climate Solution From Goats #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 Hyundai Kona–and Kona Electric–named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year

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The Jaguar I-Pace may be one of the boldest fully electric new-product moves of this year; but contrary to what was widely expected it didn’t win this year’s North American Utility Vehicle of the Year. That top SUV award went to the 2019 Hyundai Kona family, which includes the Kona Electric. As Green Car Reports noted in November, when. North American Car and Truck of the Year NACTOY

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Quote: Originally Posted by brian_. I don't think the ambient temperature matters much, because all modern EV motors run high enough power density that they need active (normally liquid, often oil) cooling; their internal operating temperature can get pretty high, even in a temperate climate.

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Chevy Blazer Conversion with No Transmission

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I hope you can help us out. I have a 2002 Chevy Blazer 2wd RWD Automatic in my garage and am thinking about EV, but my goals are modest. 40mph

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Going Underground in Coober Pedy | Day 950-957

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Coober Pedy is by far my favourite place in Australia. Check out the Old Timers Mine: [link] Most music in […]. The post Going Underground in Coober Pedy | Day 950-957 appeared first on Plug Me In. Updates Videos

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Researchers in Korea propose graphene/Ni foam as Li metal storage medium for advanced batteries

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Researchers in Korea have developed three-dimensional monolithic corrugated graphene on nickel foam electrode as a Li metal storage framework in carbonate electrolytes. Electrochemical tests reported in their paper in the Journal of Power Sources illustrate the effectiveness of this material design concept, which provides a new route to the development of a Li metal electrode for use in highly reactive electrolytes.

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Ford confirms future all-electric F-Series truck, holds details close

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All-electric isn't just for cars anymore. Ford Group Vice President for Marketing and Sales Jim Farley confirmed that the company will build an all-electric version of its top-selling F-Series pickup. We're going to be electrifying the F-Series—battery electric and hybrid," he said at a presentation at the Deutsche Bank Global Automotive. Pickups

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Colorado Mandates Electric Vehicle Sales, State Dealers Association Angry

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The State of Colorado will be the next territory in the United States to join California in embracing electric vehicles. Democratic Governor Jared Polis has signed an executive order (his very first) proposing that the zero-emission vehicle rule be enacted no later than May of 2019.

Compact Mazda 626 Conversion

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I am looking at converting my 95 Mazda 626, but I’m finding that most conversions end up being very bulky. I was wondering if it is at all possible to

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Ask Discover EV

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We answer the common Electric Vehicle questions

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thyssenkrupp produces ammonia from steel mill gases; Carbon2Chem

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For the first time thyssenkrupp has produced ammonia from steel mill gases, marking the first time in the world that steel mill gases, including the CO 2 they contain, have been converted into ammonia. The production represents a further milestone in the Carbon2Chem project, which is being funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to the tune of around €60 million ($69 million).

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@LATimes Takes 2 Full Pages To Ballwash Richard Nixon In Blatant Attempt To Rehabilitate Tricky Dick’s Image. Paper Still Badly Failing On Reporting Climate Crisis #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus revealed: 226-mile range, quicker acceleration

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Nissan unveiled Tuesday a new version of the 2019 Leaf electric car, called the Leaf Plus or Leaf e+, that can go well over 200 miles on a charge. Although such a model has been a long time coming, the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus stands as strong evidence that in the eight years since the first deliveries of the Leaf, Nissan has listened carefully to. lithium-ion CES LEAF Fast Charging

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I crossed the Nullarbor in an Electric Car | Day 946-949

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Crowdfunding campaign: [link]. The post I crossed the Nullarbor in an Electric Car | Day 946-949 appeared first on Plug Me In. Updates Videos Electric Car Nullarbor Nullarbor Plain Nundroo plug me in Poochera Port Augusta

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Electric VW Beetle Conversion (Tesla)

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I am converting a 1974 VW Beetle. Removing all equipment I don’t need, the car is real metal so it will never be truly light, but I need to be able to

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Top five fastbacks for daring dads

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Isn’t it nice when cars just look fast? While I can talk about the aesthetic values of sporty cars ad nauseum, you know what’s even nicer than when cars look fast? When they go fast

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Mercedes-Benz EQC electric crossover makes US debut at CES 2019

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The first Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle from the EQ brand made its US premiere at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. The EQC crossover SUV ( earlier post ) marks the beginning of a new mobility era at Daimler. The EQC features two electric motors at the front and rear axles with a combined output of 402 hp. The operation strategy enables the EQC to deliver a preliminary estimated range of 450 kilometers (279 miles) according to the European cycle NEDC.

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@LATimes I’ve Got A Much Better Solution For Fixing California’s Failed For-Profit Monopoly Utilities #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2020 Mini Cooper S E: Speedy electric hatchback due for Mini's 60th birthday

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As one of the pioneers of electric cars, Mini isn't content to build a more efficient, emissions-free version of its basic hatchback when it develops its first production electric car. Instead, it hopes to reimagine the electric car as a life-sized slot car that takes advantage of the electric powertain's instant torque and the battery's low

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Problems With Hydrogen Fuel Cells

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With all the advantages - fast refuelling, long range, the joy of electric drive.are there still problems with hydrogen fuel cells? You bet

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Beast from the East 2.0? Our top tips for wintery driving

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With the papers talking up ‘snowbombs’ and gritters readying themselves for the ‘re-awakening of the Beast from the East’, it’s set to be a treacherous few days for drivers

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Daimler subsidiary NuCellSys becomes Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH

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As of January 2019, fully owned Daimler subsidiary NuCellSys GmbH will operate under the name of Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH. Fuel cell technology is an integral part of our drive system strategy. Zero local CO 2 emissions, long ranges and short refuelling times, plus a wide range of applications from cars to buses, other large commercial vehicles and not least also for stationary applications make the technology a future-proof alternative.

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Billionaire Everyman Eats Standing Up In Company Breakroom On Casual Friday.

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GM president dashes hopes of future Volt, says no more hybrids

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Following news in late November that General Motors would kill off the Chevrolet Volt, one of the pioneers of modern plug-in cars, a senior GM executive has hinted—strongly—that it won't be back. On Friday, in the Q&A session after the company's investor conference, incoming company president Mark Reuss doused those hopes.

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Unprepared: a new novel by Gavin Shoebridge

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Kelly and David were a regular couple in a typical town. They had phones, computers, cars, electricity and running water. And, living[.]. The post Unprepared: a new novel by Gavin Shoebridge appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ book novel unprepared

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Fuel Cell Cars: Overview

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Hydrogen fuel cell cars are electric cars. (Or Or are they

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Car colours: the most popular, the most iconic… and the worst

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The colour you like your car will always come down to personal taste, but it remains an important consideration when you’re choosing your next car, particularly if it’s brand new

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Study: plant roadside hedges rather than trees to combat near-road pollution

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Urban planners should plant hedges—or a combination of trees with hedges—rather than just relying on roadside trees if they are most effectively to reduce pollution exposure from cars in near-road environments, according to a new study from the University of Surrey.

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@LATimes Jumps Into Hot Tub Time Machine To “Discover” How Racist L.A. Cops Are #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Here are the electric-car models on the way for 2019

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Regular readers of Green Car Reports know we have been saying for a year now that 2019 is the year of the electric SUV. Now the year is finally here, and we thought we'd give our readers a peek at what we know about all the upcoming models. Most are SUVs, with a couple of hatchbacks thrown in. In many cases their specific arrival dates are not

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CES 2019: Toyota Lifts the Veil on Its Guardian Driver-Assist System

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The driver-assist system will mimic a technique used in fighter jets to serve as a smart intermediary between driver and car. transportation transportation/self-driving

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Occidental Petroleum and Chevron invest in direct air carbon capture and synthetic fuels company Carbon Engineering

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Canada-based Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE) CE) has received equity investment from two global energy companies: Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC (OLCV), a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation; and Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), the venture capital arm of Chevron Corporation. These investments will accelerate the commercialization of CE’s proven Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology that removes CO 2 directly from the air and subsequently synthesizes it into clean transportation fuels.

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Next-generation Cummins 6.7L turbo diesel first in class to deliver 1,000 lb-ft of torque

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At NAIAS 2019, Cummins Inc. unveiled its next generation 6.7L turbo diesel engine featuring a first-in-class 1,000 pound-feet (1,356 N·m) of torque. In addition to an increase in torque, the engine also has a higher horsepower output, taking the 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty RAM pickup truck customers to the next level of performance. 2019 Ram Heavy Duty 6.7-liter I-6 Cummins with 400 hp and 1000 lb-ft of torque. Overall, the new Cummins Turbo Diesel weighs more than 60 lbs.

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Sunseeker and Rolls-Royce to present first production yacht with MTU hybrid power in 2020

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British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce will present the first yacht fitted with an MTU series-production hybrid propulsion system in 2020. Sunseeker and MTU are presenting the new hybrid propulsion system at Boot Düsseldorf until 27 January.

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KAIST team develops stable, high-rate Li-S batteries using hierarchically porous titanium nitride

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A KAIST research team has developed ultra-stable, high-rate lithium-sulfur batteries (LSBs) by using hierarchically porous titanium nitride (h-TiN) as a sulfur host. In a paper in the journal Advanced Materials , the researchers report that h-TiN/S shows a reversible capacity of 557 mAh g ?1 1 even after 1000 cycles at 5 C rate with only 0.016% of capacity decay per cycle.

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