September, 2017

Urgent: Assemblymember Chris Holden Trying to Kill California’s 100% Renewable Climate Bill, #ChangeTheClimate, #SB100

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Nikola and Bosch partner on hydrogen-electric Class-8 long-haul truck; dual-motor commercial-vehicle eAxle

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Nikola Motor Company is partnering with Bosch on the development of its hydrogen-fuel-cell range-extended electric Class 8 long-haul truck, unveiled as a prototype in December 2016. Earlier post.).

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New 'EVs are better' ads: how electric-car marketing should be done (exclusive)

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People buy electric cars for many different reasons, only one of which is the environment. Others include their quieter, smoother performance; the immediate torque; the desire to have the very newest and most advanced technology; and the lifetime cost savings.

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Is the UK amongst the most expensive countries for fuel?

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Are we really that hard done by when it comes to gasoline? Being British we like to moan about the cost of fuelling up every week, and are constantly sighing and/or tutting at the yo-yo pricing of a litre of fuel whenever we drive past a filling station

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Ladies & Gentlemen, Joe Galliani Has Left The Building.

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Honda unveils Urban EV Concept, production version in 2019; electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe

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Honda Motor Co. President and CEO, Takahiro Hachigo unveiled Honda’s new electric vehicle, the Urban EV Concept, at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

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European consortium launches 4-year, $80M L3Pilot research project to test Level 3, 4 autonomous driving in 11 countries

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A European research consortium under the management of the Volkswagen Group launched the four-year L3Pilot project to test the viability of automated driving as a safe and efficient means of transportation.

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Williams Advanced Engineering unveils lightweight electric car platform concept

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Williams Advanced Engineering is displaying an innovative lightweight EV platform concept, named the FW-EVX, at this year’s Low Carbon Vehicle Show, Millbrook, UK, 6-7 September.

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T&E concludes that diesel cars emit more CO2 on a full lifecycle basis than gasoline cars

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A new analysis by the NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) concludes that diesel cars emit more CO 2 than equivalent cars on a full lifecycle basis—i.e., accounting for the emissions generated during production of the vehicle and the fuel.

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Daimler Trucks testing truck platooning on public highways in the US

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is testing connected trucks in platooning operations on public roads in the US.

2017 101

Faurecia partners with CEA on fuel cell development

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Faurecia, one of the world's largest automotive equipment suppliers, signed a five year agreement with the CEA (French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) to collaborate in a research and development program of fuel cell stack technologies.

2017 101

Nissan unveils new LEAF; 150-mile range; high-power variant with larger battery in 2019

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Nissan revealed the Nissan LEAF electric vehicles in a global launch event in Yokohama, followed by its North American debut at a media event in Las Vegas. The new LEAF features greater range, a dynamic new design and three main new intelligent driving technologies.

2017 101

SK Innovation to begin production of NCM-811 batteries

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Korea-based SK Innovation said it will start the first commercial production of mid-and large-size pouch-type NCM-811 batteries. NCM-811 refers to the nickel-rich layered cathode material, comprising 80% nickel, 10% cobalt and 10% manganese.

2017 98

PROSUME blockchain-based platform for new peer-to-peer energy models; EV platform

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The PROSUME Energy Foundation has developed a blockchain-based platform to exchange electricity from renewable and fossil sources.

2017 97

Cornell team uses indium coating to enable use of high-capacity lithium metal anodes

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Researchers at Cornell led by Professor Lyndon Archer, in collaboration with Professor Ravishankar Sundararaman at Rensselaer Polytechnic, have demonstrated a new technique for enabling the use of high-capacity lithium metal anodes in rechargeable batteries.

2017 97

UMTRI: average new vehicle fuel economy in US dropped in August

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in August 2017 was 25.3 mpg (9.29 l/100 km)—down 0.1

2017 97

Anticipating increased demand for EVs, Teijin to support World Solar Challenge

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Volkswagen prices 2017 e-Golf starting at $30,495; longer range, better fuel economy, more power

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Volkswagen of America Inc. is pricing the 2017 e-Golf starting at $30,495, plus $820 destination. For 2017, Volkswagen is using an updated lithium-ion battery with an increased energy capacity of 35.8 kWh, up from 24.2

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BMW unveiling Concept X7 iPerformance plug-in hybrid SUV at Frankfurt

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BMW is unveiling the BMW Concept X7 iPerformance plug-in hybrid electric vehicle at the Frankfurt Motor Show. This study car offers a look ahead to the future production model set to make its debut in 2018. The forthcoming BMW X7 forms part of the largest model offensive in the company’s history.

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XL Hybrids introduces the first hybrid electric upfit for Ford F-250 pickups and chassis for commercial fleets

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XL Hybrids will begin production on the new XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System for Model Year 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 pickups in first quarter 2018.

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DOE: EV charging consumes less energy than water heating in a typical household

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Charging an electric vehicle consumes less energy than several common household appliances, according to data compiled by the US Department of Energy (DOE).

2017 92

Ford Transit plug-in series hybrid van makes it debut in UK; 1.0L EcoBoost range extender

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Ford’s new plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) Transit Custom van ( earlier post ) made its debut at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle 2017 event in Millbrook, UK. The vehicle makes its first appearance as Ford prepares 20 PHEV Transits for the 12-month fleet customer trial in London that begins in late 2017.

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Eaton Cummins JV unveils 12-speed automated transmission

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Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced the new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission—the lightest, most efficient 1,850 lb-ft (2,508 N·m) capable heavy-duty transmission.

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Spanish researchers propose new LOHC-based system for on-demand hydrogen production, storage and transport

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2017 90

Nissan licenses NMRP spray-coated cylinder bore technology to HELLER; production of efficient engines

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Nissan Motor Co., has licensed its Nissan Machining Roughening Process (NMRP), a proprietary technology used in making automotive engines, to German machine tool manufacturer Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH.

2017 90

New Mercedes-Benz S 560 e plug-in hybrid offers more power, more range; new NMC batteries

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The new generation Mercedes-Benz S 560 e plug-in hybrid—the successor to the S 500 e PHEV— combines the 270 kW (367 hp) of the V6 spark-ignition engine with an electric output of 90 kW. The PHEV features combined fuel consumption of 2.1

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Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL goes into preproduction; fuel-cell/battery plug-in hybrid powertrain

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At this year’s IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Mercedes-Benz is presenting preproduction models of the new Mercedes-Benz GLC F‑CELL ( earlier post ).

2017 90

Mazda SPCCI uses spark plug as HCCI control factor; “air piston” to enhance compression

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Groupe PSA, T&E, FNE and Bureau Veritas develop accurate real-world fuel consumption test protocol

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Groupe PSA, clean transportation NGO Transport & Environment (T&E); France Nature Environnement (FNE); and Bureau Veritas have collaborated to develop an accurate real-world fuel consumption test protocol.

2017 90

London police trialing Suzuki Burgman fuel cell scooters; first trial outside of Japan

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The London Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has begun a trial to test Suzuki Burgman hydrogen-powered scooters. The Burgman was the world’s first fuel cell scooter to achieve the EU Whole Vehicle Type Approval. Earlier post.).

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Honda unveiling new Sports EV Concept at Tokyo Motor Show

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Honda will unveil the new Sports EV Concept at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show in October as part of a broad range of advanced two- and four-wheeled production and concept vehicles.

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GM reveals new-generation ECOTEC 1.0T and 1.3T engines to be launched in China; up to 10% fuel economy improvement

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General Motors revealed its new-generation ECOTEC 1.0T and 1.3T dual injection engines that are being launched in China. The turbocharged engines were developed as a global architecture with the support of GM’s worldwide manufacturing and supply chain networks.

2017 85

Efficient Drivetrain collaborates with Master Transportation on first Made-in-Taiwan e-bus; EDI PowerDrive EV 6000

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Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. announced a collaboration with Master Transportation, a Taiwanese bus manufacturer, to develop an all-electric bus program to replace diesel buses for the Taiwanese government.

Mitsubishi bringing 2018 Outlander PHEV to US in December

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Mitsubishi is bringing the plug-in hybrid crossover Outlander (the best-selling PHEV in Europe) to the US. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) will arrive in dealerships in December 2017 with an MSRP of $34,595.

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