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New Road Map to a US Hydrogen Economy

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A coalition of major oil & gas, power, automotive, fuel cell, and hydrogen companies have developed and released the full new report, a “ Road Map to a US Hydrogen Economy. ”

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Keep your parked electric car and its battery healthy with these simple tips

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Many EV commuters are suddenly affected by orders to stay at home and, if possible, to work from home. With the electric car parked for extended times, what's the best strategy for not damaging the battery?

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It's official (again): EVs are cleaner than ICE vehicles

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New study proves that across 95 per cent of the globe, EVs are more environmentally friendly

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The Koenigsegg Gemera plug-in hybrid four-seater hypercar

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The PHEV Gemera is the 1st four-seater super car from Koenigsegg KOENIGSEGG GEMERA: The Koenigsegg company was started in 1994. The post The Koenigsegg Gemera plug-in hybrid four-seater hypercar appeared first on Electric Vehicles_(India).

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UniSA researchers, Dragonfly working to deploy drone as screening tool for COVID-19 pandemic

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Researchers at the University of South Australia (UniSA), in partnership with DragonFly, are working to deploy a drone to monitor and to detect remotely people with infectious respiratory conditions.

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Nissan Leaf as home energy device: Wallbox will soon enable it in the U.S.

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In the wake of Japan’s 2011 earthquakes, Nissan was particularly proud of something its new Leaf electric car was designed to do from the start—like power an office building for a short time, or a home for a full day, or even traffic lights in a pinch.

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Coronavirus: What qualifies as non-essential travel?

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Following on from guidance on social distancing, the UK government has announced that people should avoid all non-essential travel as UK cases of Covid-19 continue to climb

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Li-Cycle delivers first commercial shipment of recycled battery material

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Li-Cycle Corp. , a North-America-based lithium-ion battery resource recovery company, recently completed its first shipment of commercially recycled battery material, containing energy metals concentrate. Earlier post.)

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Porsche renews plan to make Macan crossover a "fully battery-powered model series"

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Porsche is continuing plans to make the Macan crossover all-electric. It's a significant move, as the Macan is currently Porsche's bestselling model.

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Norway tops EV market share – but why?

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February might seem like an awfully long time ago given what has been going on in the past four weeks, but during the month EVs once again grew in popularity across the continent. One country has stood out, and continues to stand out in terms of the level of adoption though: Norway

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How to clean your car to reduce the risk of coronavirus

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Keeping your car clean, polished and tidy can be tough enough as it is, but a pandemic presents an altogether new challenge

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Bosch develops rapid test for COVID-19

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Bosch Healthcare Solutions, together with Randox Laboratories Ltd., has developed one of the world’s first fully automated molecular diagnostic tests for COVID-19. The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is posing major challenges for healthcare systems and medical institutions worldwide.

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UK project builds electric-car charging into a half-mile of lampposts

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The great thing about electric-car charging is that it can take advantage of existing grid infrastructure. A new project in the United Kingdom demonstrates the benefits of that. Siemens built charging stations into 24 lampposts on roughly a half-mile of Sutherland Avenue in London.

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Tackling spent battery waste with a circular economy

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The problem of e-waste is a growing concern across all markets that are part of the rapid adoption of EVs. With useful battery lives varying, but most manufacturers betting on around a decade, in a few years we could be looking an a waste mountain. Two UK firms, Aceleron and Eco Charger, are tackling this through a 'circular economy', something the rest of the industry can learn from

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Electric vehicle myths busted

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With the government announcing a ban on the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrids cars from 2035 (or 2032 maybe), you’d be forgiven for thinking we’d all be clambering to jump into an electric vehicle as soon as possible

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Navigant Research ranks NVIDIA as top automated vehicle compute platform

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In a recent Leaderboard report, Navigant Research ranks NVIDIA as the leading automated driving compute platform.

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This American hybrid concept faced spiking gas prices with six wheels

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Long before the Toyota Prius and the GM EV1 were conceived, an U.S. company not otherwise known for making cars showed a most unusual vehicle possibly described as a progenitor of plug-in hybrids. The company was Briggs & Stratton.

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Audi Electric-Powered Compressor gives 2020 Audi S6 and S7 models a boost; 48V MHEV architecture

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Brought to the US market for the first time in the 2020 Audi S6 and S7, Audi’s Electric-Powered Compressor (EPC) comes paired to the 2.9-liter, twin-turbocharged TFSI V6 engine.

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MIT researchers use neural networks to speed materials design; 5 weeks vs 50 years for flow battery proof-of-concept

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When searching through theoretical lists of possible new materials for particular applications, such as batteries or other energy-related devices, there are often millions of potential materials that could be considered, and multiple criteria that need to be met and optimized at once.

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Petrobras directing supercomputer capacity to Folding@home Project effort on coronavirus

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MIT system trains driverless cars using reinforcement learning with data-driven simulation

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A data-driven simulation system invented at MIT, in collaboration with the Toyota Research Institute, to train driverless cars creates a photorealistic world with infinite steering possibilities, helping the cars learn to navigate a host of worse-case scenarios before cruising down real streets.

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DEC and NYSERDA announce $24M in Volkswagen Settlement Funds to support electric transit buses in environmental justice communities

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New York’s State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that more than $24 million is now available to replace diesel-powered transit buses with new all-electric transit buses.

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NASA releases concept images of all-electric X-57 Maxwell airplane in final Mod IV configuration

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NASA has released a series of concept images of the all-electric X-57 Maxwell airplane ( earlier post ), showcasing aspects of its final Mod IV configuration during different flight modes.

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Nissan, Mitsubishi opt for Toshiba SCiB rechargeable battery for hybrid kei cars

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Toshiba Corporation announced that Nissan Motor Corporation has selected its innovative SCiB lithium-ion rechargeable battery for the latest generation of its ROOX and ROOX Highway STAR cars and that Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has selected the SCiB battery for the latest generation of its eK X space and eK space cars.

2020 272

Researchers move closer to faster-charging Li-ion batteries; real-time tracking of Li ions in LTO

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A team of scientists led by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has captured in real time how lithium ions move in lithium titanate (LTO), a fast-charging battery electrode material made of lithium, titanium, and oxygen.

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Wärtsilä launches first combustion trials with ammonia

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The technology group Wärtsilä has initiated combustion trials using ammonia. The research will help the company to prepare for the use of ammonia as a fuel that can contribute to reducing both the shipping’s and energy sectors’ greenhouse gas emissions. Earlier post.).

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IHS Markit: US gasoline demand could be cut almost in half due to COVID-19

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A sudden drop in miles traveled by car in the US triggered by wide-spread social isolation measures will have immediate ramifications for gasoline demand. IHS Markit analysis finds that US gasoline demand could fall by as much as 4.1

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Cummins increases investment in Loop Energy and fuel cells for commercial transport applications

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Loop Energy, a provider of fuel-cell-electric range-extenders for medium- and heavy-duty transport applications, has received an additional cash investment from Cummins Inc. The further investment was made following Loop’s successful completion of milestone requirements established at the time of Cummins initial investment in September 2019. Earlier post.). Loop Energy fuel-cell range extenders comein 30 kW and 50 kW versions.

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GM collaborating with Ventec to increase production of VOCSN multi-function ventilator for COVID-19 response

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GM and Ventec Life Systems , in cooperation with StopTheSpread.org , the US’ coordinated private sector response to COVID-19, are collaborating to enable Ventec to increase production of its multi-function ventilator VOCSN to support the growing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 230

Co-Optima releases capstone report on first 4 years of work

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For the past four years, the Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines (Co-Optima) National Laboratory consortium has focused research efforts primarily on turbocharged (boosted) spark-ignition (SI) engines for light-duty vehicles.

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MAHLE Powertrain opens new facility for electrified powertrain battery pack and module testing and development

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As a response to the growing time and cost pressures facing vehicle manufacturers seeking to develop latest generation automotive electrification technologies, MAHLE Powertrain has opened a new, dedicated facility for the extensive testing of battery modules.

2020 227

BASF Fourtune FCC catalyst to deliver more butylene; increases FCC gasoline octane; no increase in H2 and coke production

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BASF launched Fourtune—a new Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst product for gasoil feedstock. Fourtune is the latest product based on BASF’s Multiple Framework Topology (MFT) technology.

2020 227

INRIX: US traffic down 30% in March due to COVID-19

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INRIX has published the first in what it says will be an ongoing series of reports on road traffic demand changes from the COVID-19 virus spread. The report finds that COVID-19 has reduced traffic by 30% nationwide so far in March. Source: INRIX.

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Power Integrations’ SCALE-iDriver for SiC MOSFETs achieves AEC-Q100 automotive qualification

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Power Integrations, a provider of gate-driver technology for medium- and high-voltage inverter applications, announced that its SIC118xKQ SCALE-iDriver , a high-efficiency, single-channel gate driver for silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs, is now certified to AEC-Q100 for automotive use.

2020 227

SDK Group to mass-produce SPALF packaging material for large Li-ion pouch cells for EVs

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Showa Denko Packaging Co., SPA), a consolidated subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K. SDK), has developed a new product to be added to the lineup of SPALF aluminum laminate film used as packaging material for pouch-type lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), and will mass-produce the new product.

2020 227

New graphene-nanoflake/CNT catalyst shows high ORR, OER electrocatalytic activity for fuel cells, electrolyzers

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Researchers at Aalto University (Finland), with colleagues at the University of Vienna (Austria), CNRS (France) and Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry (Russia), have developed a highly graphitized graphene nanoflake (GF)–carbon nanotube (CNT) hybrid catalyst doped simultaneously with single atoms of N, Co, and Mo (N-Co-Mo-GF/CNT).

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Ford working with 3M, GE, UAW to speed production of respirators for healthcare workers, ventilators for COVID-19 patients

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Ford Motor Company, joining forces with firms including 3M and GE Healthcare, is lending its manufacturing and engineering expertise to expand quickly production of urgently needed medical equipment and supplies for healthcare workers, first responders and patients fighting COVID-19. In addition, Ford plans to assemble more than 100,000 face shields per week and leverage its in-house 3D printing capability to produce components for use in personal protective equipment.

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