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Tokyo Tech catalyst enables lower-temperature synthesis of ammonia; energy and GHG savings

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Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have developed an improved catalyst for the synthesis of ammonia by taking the common dehydrating agent calcium hydride and adding fluoride to it.

2020 372

Polestar 2 electric car will offer a new generation of safety systems

Green Car Reports

Volvo built its reputation on safety, and that same focus seems to have translated to the Swedish automaker's Polestar division. The upcoming Polestar 2 electric car will debut a new generation of safety systems, according to a press release from the automaker.

2020 147

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Kia EV with 300 mile range and ultra-fast charging due in 2021

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Kia is pushing forward with its plans to expand its range of electrified cars and we'll see the fruit of this labour before the year's out in the form of a dedicated PHEV.

2020 77

The U.S. Army wants a JLTV-EV

EV Report

According to the YouTube channel ‘ Military Power ‘, the U. Army is looking for a JLTV-EV (Electric version of it’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle). The benefits are obvious…no need to cross enemy lines or put soldiers in danger to get fuel.

2020 63

Orleans Métropole in France acquiring 29 Irizar ie tram electric buses

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Orleans Métropole (France) has selected Irizar e-mobility for the supply of 29 Irizar ie tram zero emissions electric buses.

2020 368

Survey: 70% of Americans are electric-car virgins, same GM EV1 barriers persist today

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Almost a decade after the first modern, mainstream, electric cars went on sale, myths and misconceptions persist. A J.D. Power survey released Tuesday suggests that may be partly because most Americans still haven't driven an EV.

2020 134

Tesla drivers do more miles per year than any other brand

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Recent data released by the RAC Foundation shows that Tesla owners travel further each year than owners of any other brand of car.

2020 71

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Colorado releases new electric vehicle plan

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The Colorado Energy Office (CEO), a non-regulatory department within the Governor’s Office focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions by advancing clean energy, energy efficiency and zero emission vehicles, has released the Colorado Electric Vehicle Plan 2020.

2020 341

Toyota has sold more than 15 million hybrids globally

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Toyota has reaffirmed its position as the global leader in hybrids, surpassing yet another sales milestone. The automaker has sold more than 15 million hybrids globally since the launch of the first-generation Prius in 1997, according to a press release from Toyota's European division.

2020 132

Electric dragsters – the next big thing in EV racing?

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Top fuel drag racing is popular across the globe and it's not hard to see why. Outrageous 8000bhp, nitro-powered dragsters can hit close to 400mph in a quarter of a mile, and watching them is something of a full body, physical experience.

2020 69

Webinar: How To Pick The Right Electric Vehicle

EV Life

To celebrate Drive Electric Earth Day, EV Life co-led a webinar with EVmatch , the peer-to-peer electric vehicle (EV) charging network, about how to pick the right EV to serve your specific needs. .

2020 56

Arcola Energy and Optare launch Metrodecker H2 hydrogen fuel cell double-deck bus

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Arcola Energy Ltd and Optare Group Ltd launched a hydrogen fuel cell double-deck bus product for UK and international markets. With both bus and power system built in the UK, the team believes the new bus will make an important contribution to city air quality and a low carbon economic recovery.

2020 330

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: What to expect from its mpg-boosting solar roof

Green Car Reports

Those who live in sunny climates—especially warm ones—see the shady spots in a parking lot as the hot commodity.

2020 128

Newly launch by Tesla on its Multinational Supercharger for Electric Vehicles

EV Report

Above – Supercharger by Tesla.

2020 52

Top five reasons the Abarth 595 is a hidden hot hatch gem

Green Cars News

If someone asks you to picture a hot hatch, you’ll most likely be conjuring up images of Volkswagen’s iconic Golf GTI or the mental Honda Civic Type R

2020 47

SK Innovation to build second EV battery plant in US, increasing investment to $2.5B

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SK Innovation announced plans for additional investment in its US battery business, following approval by the SK Innovation Board of Directors to fund the start of construction of a second electric vehicle battery plant in Georgia.

2020 327

Tesla Model S is already at an EPA-cycle 400 miles of range, Musk says

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in January that a 400-mile range for the Model S isn’t far away Musk wasn’t exaggerating. Today he revealed that the company’s flagship electric sedan passed the 400-mile mark about two months ago.

2020 126

Newly launched Porsche Taycan fails to impress in comparison with Turbo S

EV Report

Above – Porsche Taycan. Porsche Taycan, being first of the Porsche series of electric cars does impress among its series.

2020 52

Can Electric Cars on the Highway Emulate Plane-to-Plane Refueling?

Cars That Think

On-the-road peer-to-peer charging depends on steerable booms to make the connection. energy energy/batteries-storage

2020 62

KIST team develops low-temperature high-performance solid-oxide fuel cell that operates on butane gas; possible EV applications

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Researchers at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) have developed a high-performance, thin-film-based solid oxide fuel cell that can operate at mid-to-low temperatures below 600 °C using butane fuels.

2020 326

All 2020 Hyundai hybrids have a clever 12-volt lithium-ion accessory battery

Green Car Reports

Hyundai’s electric vehicles, the Ioniq Electric and Kona Electric, are already established as among the top few most efficient EVs.

2020 118

Norweign Drivers switch to Electric Cars

EV Report

Above – Electric Car at Norway. There has been a steady increase in electric and hybrid cars over the last decade in the US but still only 2 percent account for new car sales in the US. Americans still love their air-polluting and smog-producing gas guzzlers.

2020 52

New Vauxhall Vivaro-e to be UK’s only fully-electric LCV capable of towing a trailer

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Vauxhall has released the first pictures of the Vivaro-e, its first factory-built, fully-electric van

2020 43

ACEA: electric buses made up 4% of new bus registrations in Europe in 2019

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Last year, 85.0% of all new medium- and heavy-buses (over 3.5 tonnes) registered in the European Union were fueled by diesel; the market share of gasoline in this segment was close to zero. All alternatively-powered vehicles (APV) combined accounted for 15.0%

2020 316

Bollinger Motors lays the foundation for electric work trucks of all kinds

Green Car Reports

Although there are plenty of electric trucks in the works, Detroit-based Bollinger Motors is one of the few all-electric efforts aiming to produce what many serious work-truck users need as a foundation: the B2 Chassis Cab.

2020 115

Sabrewing Cargo Drone Rises to Air Force Challenge

Cars That Think

The Rhaegal cargo drone pivots to new possible military missions under a U.S. Air Force contract. robotics robotics/drones

2020 59

All-new Mazda CX-30 SUV lease deals now available

Green Cars News

Slotting between the CX-3 and CX-5, Mazda’s new CX-30 compact SUV is now available to order, with leasing prices starting at around £200 per month

2020 42

PNNL team develops carbon nanotube-silicon microspheres as high-performance Li-ion anodes

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Silicon is an appealing anode material for Li-ion batteries because it can hold about 10 times the electrical charge per gram compared to graphite. However, silicon suffers from large volume change during lithiation/delithiation, leading to structure failure.

2020 306

Chicago acts to keep city from becoming a charging desert

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Electric-car charging infrastructure in Chicago could use a boost, and the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance Friday meant to pave the way for that.

2020 113

LG Chem investing $53M to expand carbon nanotube production; targeting EVs and batteries

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LG Chem will invest about 65 billion KRW (US$ 53 million) by Q1 of next year to expand the production of carbon nanotubes (CNT) by 1,200 tons at its Yeosu plant in Korea. Once the expansion is made, LG Chem will have a total production capacity of 1,700 tons.

2020 290

Solaris to introduce 15m electric bus this year; urban and inter-city

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Solaris will introduce a 15-meter (49-foot) Urbino electric bus to its portfolio. Up until now, Solaris offered only city buses; the 15-meter version of the Urbino will also meet requirements of inter-city transport.

2020 272

New MOF can efficiently separate biobutanol from fermentation broth

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An international research collaboration has developed a novel, porous, and hydrophobic metal–organic framework (MOF) based on copper ions and carborane–carboxylate ligands that can efficiently separate biobutanol from the broth of fermented biomass needed for the fuel’s production.

2020 259

Aramco, KAUST team finds hybrid gasoline compression-ignition architecture can reduce GHG 26-55% vs. conventional SI

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Researchers from Saudi Aramco and KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology), with a colleague from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, assessed the effects of adopting 4 hybrid architectures on the life-cycle GHG emissions of a novel high-reactivity fuel in an advanced compression-ignition engine (GCI).

2020 256

Virginia Tech team demonstrates green manufacturing method for Li-ion batteries

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Researchers at Virginia Tech have demonstrated a green and more sustainable manufacturing method for LIBs in which no hazardous organic solvent is used during electrode manufacturing and recycling. A paper on their work is published in the journal iScience.

2020 256

ARPA-E to award $28M to develop ultrahigh-temperature materials for gas turbine applications

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ARPA-E announced up to $28 million in funding ( DE-FOA-0002337 ) for a new program, ULtrahigh Temperature Impervious Materials Advancing Turbine Efficiency (ULTIMATE).

2020 244

U Texas team uses tellurium as cathode additive to improve Li-S performance

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Researchers at the University of Texas have discovered that introducing tellurium (Te) into a Li-Sulfur system as a cathode additive significantly improves the reversibility of Li plating/stripping by forming a tellurized and sulfide-rich solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI) layer on the Li surface.

2020 244

ACEA: EU commercial vehicle registrations: down 23.2% in Q1 2020; -47.3% in March

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In March 2020, demand for new commercial vehicles fell by 47.3% across the EU, as measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 lead to the closure of dealerships, according to the ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers Association).

2020 238