Sat.Jun 22, 2019 - Fri.Jun 28, 2019

Apparently You Purchased @LATimes To Block Climate Crisis News, Right @DrPatSoonShiong? #MissionAccomplished #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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France’s first refueling station for hydrogen buses opens

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The Artois-Gohelle transport authority (SMT-AG) has inaugurated France’s first refueling station for hydrogen buses. The entire clean hydrogen production, storage and distribution chain is equipped with McPhy technologies.

2019 135

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Is there a separate electric motor for each wheel in an electric car? Hi, John - Not at present (2019), but maybe soon. The video shows why this is

2019 116

Reports: Tesla working to develop its own batteries

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Unlike other electric automakers, Tesla has long had a lock on its own battery supplies through an exclusive deal with Panasonic and the companies' jointly owned battery Gigafactory in Nevada.

2019 109

No, @Sammy_Roth & @LATimes, This Poorly Written Bloomberg Article Repeating The Results The Climate Investigation Center Uncovered Isn’t A Newspaper Doing Its Job. Bad Headline, S**t Placement

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2019 130

Study forecasts even with modest warming, global energy demand to increase by mid-century

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A new study published in Nature Communications by researchers from IIASA, Boston University, and the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice found that by mid-century, climate change will increase the demand for energy globally, even with modest warming.

2019 138

Case Study: Why car leasing made sense for university student Thomas Kilpin

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Commuting to university requires a reliable vehicle, and after years of spiralling costs keeping older cars on the road, enough was enough for Thomas Kilpin

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Adamas: high-nickel cathodes making significant gains in passenger EV market

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In April 2019, 6.7 GWh of battery capacity was deployed globally in newly-sold passenger BEVs, PHEVs and HEVs, an increase of 69% year-over-year, according to a model-by-model build-up using Adamas Intelligence’s ‘ EV Battery Capacity and Battery Metals Tracker ’.

2019 136

Boeing and Kitty Hawk form strategic partnership on electric urban air mobility

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Boeing and start-up Kitty Hawk Corporation have entered a strategic partnership to collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility. The strategic partnership will bring together the innovation of Kitty Hawk’s Cora air taxi division with Boeing’s scale and aerospace expertise.

2019 125

Volkswagen Group continues to push with CNG

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In parallel with the advancing electrification of its fleet, Volkswagen Group and its brands continue to rely on CNG (compressed natural gas) as an alternative drive technology for decarbonizing road transport; Volkswagen Group[ has revised and expanded its product range again with this in mind.

2019 123

Daher, Airbus and Safran team up to develop distributed hybrid propulsion aircraft demonstrator: EcoPulse 2019

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Daher, Airbus and Safran are partnering for the design and development of the wing-mounted EcoPulse distributed hybrid propulsion demonstrator with a maiden flight scheduled in 2022.

2019 124

IHS Markit: average age of cars and light trucks in US rises again in 2019 to 11.8 years

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The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the US has risen again this year to 11.8 years, according to new research from business information provider IHS Markit. This acceleration of average age can easily be seen when looking across the last 17 years.

2019 112

Volkswagen WeShare launched in Berlin as full-electric service; 1,500 e-Golfs to start

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Volkswagen is entering the growing car sharing sector with the launch of WeShare in Berlin today. With 1,500 e-Golf vehicles, the Volkswagen brand is bringing onto the roads a 100% electric fleet; all the vehicles will be operated on green power. The e-Golfs will be followed by 500 additional e-up!

2019 104

Airbus considering hybrid system for next-gen mainstream passenger jet

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Hybrid technology isn’t just for cars or trucks. Anywhere there’s waste heat or kinetic energy that can be recaptured—which means virtually every mode of transportation—there’s an opportunity for hybrid tech to make the entire mission more fuel-efficient.

2019 106

Architect of clean-air rollbacks resigns at EPA

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EPA Office of Air and Radiation Administrator Bill Wehrum, an attorney who formerly represented power companies in their effort to roll back clean-air regulations, has resigned.

2019 103

Volkswagen says its battery supplies are secure

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Despite its plans to become the biggest EV-maker in the world by 2023, Volkswagen says it won't be affected by the tightening battery supplies that have roiled the industry, including Audi, the company's Volkswagen Group partner.

2019 103

BMW isn’t finished with internal combustion engines yet

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Many automakers now see electric vehicles as the long-range future of the passenger vehicle. What may actually say more though, in the language of corporate nuance, is that few companies have gone so far as to solidly declare that the end is nigh for internal combustion engines.

2019 100

Tesla Model 3 transformed into DIY electric pickup

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Waiting and waiting for more details about the upcoming Tesla Pickup—the “cyberpunk truck”—or concerned that it’s going to be too big when it arrives? You could essentially build your own.

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As EPA heads toward emissions rollback, Americans are driving more

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Policymakers have long pointed to two straightforward paths for cutting carbon emissions: cleaning up the vehicle fleet itself, by making it more efficient (and electrified), and reducing the total number of vehicle miles traveled (VMT).

2019 102

Study suggests new strategy for storing hydrogen, using natural gas as stabilizer

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A recent study has suggested a new strategy for storing hydrogen, using natural gas as a stabilizer. The research proposed a practical gas phase modulator based synthesis of a hydrogen-natural gas blend (HNGB) without generating chemical waste after dissociation for the immediate service.

2019 102

Why do men seem more invested in electric cars than women? Take our Twitter poll

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Some of our recent Twitter polls have brought our attention to a startling, if anecdotal, discovery: The most vociferous defenders of electric cars, particularly all-electric cars are overwhelmingly men.

2019 101

In spite of tougher standards, European cars get dirtier

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European automakers need to sell many more electric cars, but their customers aren't buying. Instead, they're buying more gas powered SUVs that emit more pollution than the cars they drove before. The ramifications for automakers could be dire if they can't sell more electric cars by next year.

2019 99

Electric Jaguar XJ flagship to compete with Tesla Model S

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Jaguar Land Rover plans to launch its new flagship with a jolt. At a recent investor day, the company said its new flagship XJ sedan will launch first as an electric model, likely in 2020. Models with gas engines are expected to follow.

2019 101

Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative: >140 cities and counties have committed to purchasing >2,100 EVs by 2020

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At the second-annual Climate Mayors Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, 127 cities and 15 counties from across 38 states joined the Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative, and committed to purchasing more than 2,100 electric vehicles by the end of 2020.

2019 96

First snapshots of CO2 molecules trapped in MOFs shed new light on carbon capture

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Scientists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have taken the first images of carbon dioxide molecules within a molecular cage—part of a metal-organic framework (MOF), with great potential for separating and storing gases and liquids.

2019 98

Leading UK scientists set out resource challenge of meeting EV targets by 2050

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2019 99

China lets air out of its EV market with new restrictions on startups

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China has developed such a lead in EVs, the country is looking to dial it back, according to a recent Bloomberg report.

2019 96

Porsche reveals insurance program: At ease, Taycan electric-car buyers

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By the time the 2020 Porsche Taycan launches late this year, Porsche owners in three states will likely be able to choose a new kind of per-mile insurance offered through the sports-car brand. Especially for those planning to make a leap to the Taycan, it could amount to some peace of mind.

2019 95

Government of Canada investing $275M in $40B Kitimat LNG complex

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The Government of Canada is investing $275 million to support LNG Canada ’s major liquefied natural gas (LNG) complex in Kitimat, British Columbia. This $40-billion project represents the largest single private sector investment in the history of the country.

2019 94

Airbus, Groupe ADP, RATP Group partner to study the integration of VTOL vehicles into urban transport

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Airbus, Groupe ADP and the RATP Group, along with the Paris Ile-de-France region and the French civil aviation authority (DGAC), have launched a feasibility study to demonstrate an urban system of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicles for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

2019 97

Schwarzenegger is “kicking gas” and taking names in EV-advocacy short

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Electric-vehicle marketing, ads, and advocacy can often be completely lacking in one thing: humor.

2019 93

Study suggests elevated air pollution could diminish health benefits of living in walkable communities

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The benefits of living in a walkable neighborhood could be diminished by increased exposure to traffic-related air pollution, suggests a study led by St.

2019 93

Updated Audi Q7 SUV has 48V MHEV as standard, new PHEV option

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Audi’s updated Q7 SUV will have the company’s 48V mild-hybrid system (MHEV) as standard. In customer operation, this technology can reduce consumption by up to 0.7 liters per 100 kilometers.

2019 94

Should Hummer return, all-electric? Twitter poll results

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For those of us who remember what General Motors’ Hummer brand symbolized—especially around 2006, when sales peaked—it’s a little hard to fathom the idea that it might have any future as way for GM to green its reputation.

2019 93

Non-hybrid stop/start systems installed on 35.7% of US light-duty trucks produced in MY2018

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In 2012, less than one percent of all cars and light-duty trucks were produced with a non-hybrid stop/start system. Through 2015, cars had the greatest share of stop/start systems installed. After 2015, the greatest share of start/stop systems was installed on light-duty trucks, rising to 35.7%

2019 94

Electrified vehicles count for 7.1% of new vehicles in Europe in May; SUVs continue to dominate full market

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Registrations of pure electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars totalled 94,000 units in 18 European markets in May 2019, counting for 7.1% of the total volume, up from 5.3% in May 2018, according to figures from JATO Dynamics.

2019 94

KAIST researchers engineer oleaginous bacterium to produce fatty acids and fuels

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A team at S. Korea’s KAIST has engineered an oleaginous bacterium, Rhodococcus opacus , to produce fatty acids (FFAs), fatty acid ethyl esters (FAEEs) and long-chain hydrocarbons (LCHCs). A paper on their work is published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology.

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