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FROM THE HOT TUB TIME MACHINE: FEBRUARY 11, 2015 – Time To Give Burke The Boot at SCAQMD

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We went to the SCAQMD hearing out in Diamond Bar last Friday, February 6, 2015, to testify on the big, new storage tanks Phillips 66 wants to build in Wilmington at its refinery so they can receive more of the super explosive, super dirty crude from the Bakkens.

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Types of Fuel Cells

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The different types of fuel cells are used for various jobs, from powering cell phones to generating electricity for power grids

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Pecan Street launches Texas’ first grid-connected vehicle-to-grid research and testing center

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Austin, Texas-based energy research organization Pecan Street Inc. launched Texas’ first grid-tied vehicle-to-grid (V2G) testing center at its lab in Austin, turning electric vehicles into a dispatchable load shaving tool for the municipally-owned electric utility, Austin Energy.

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Audi Super Bowl ad: Heavenly electric-car future, hackneyed themes?

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Audi’s 2019 Super Bowl ad for Sunday’s Big Game focuses in on the brand’s electric and electrified future. Like many EV ads, it’s a head-scratcher.

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@evanhalper Gets The Climate Crisis But @LATimes Still Clueless & Desperately Needs To Hire A Climate Change Editor Who Groks Reality #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Would Like to Convert a 2004 Jeep Liberty Limited to Electric

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I would like to convert a 2004 Jeep Liberty Limited into electric. Complete noob here. Any advice or suggestions would help. It's max weight is 5600

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Directly-cooled lighter-weight EV motor made with polymer housing

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@LATimes Buries The Lead About Budweiser’s Phony Ad Using Imaginary Wind Turbines & Computer Generated Waves Of Grain To Sell Foul-Tasting Cheap Beer #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Why is the winning Abarth 124 Spider the best-kept secret of 2019?

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Winning the Monte Carlo rally is up there as one of the great motorsport achievements

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Distance driven in the United States: Did we reach the peak in 2004?

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by Michael Sivak. This article is the latest publication in a series examining recent changes in various aspects of motorization in the United States.

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How to charge your electric car from the sun, at home

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With the big upturn in electric-car adoption driven by the Tesla Model 3, incoming Kia and Hyundai options, and the highly competitive Chevrolet Bolt, many drivers will be moving to vehicles that will be primarily charged at home. This means that their household electric bills are likely to show a significant increase—a big and obvious. solar

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@LATimes can You Show Us What Frank Shyong Looks Like In His First Column? It’s Hard To Tell From The 5 Examples You Published #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Top five things we learned this week…

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The Leasing.com train (or, well, lease car if we’re being on-brand) rolls on

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American Manganese begins testing of lithium-ion battery materials recycling pilot plant

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Canada-based American Manganese Inc. AMY) announced that its processing partner, Kemetco Research, has commenced the processing of a select sample of Li-ion cathode scrap material through Stages 1 and 2 of a pilot recycling plant. Earlier post.)

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2019 Kia Niro EV: first drive of 239-mile electric crossover

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Just before reaching a tight series of esses on the Monterey Peninsula’s famous 17 Mile Drive, I clicked the left steering-wheel paddle to bump the Niro EV up a regeneration level—a motion that mimics downshifting in a gasoline vehicle—then clicked the right paddle to ease things for my passenger as we breezed slowly by a quiet

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@LATimes I Answered Your Question and Surprisingly #Pussygrabber Isn’t Lying #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Leasing.com launches with “Say goodbye to buying” campaign

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New car marketplace Leasing.com has launched to drive the UK’s switch from car ownership to usership

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Honda partners with CATL on Li-ion EV batteries; 56 GWh by 2027

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Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., CATL ) signed a cooperation agreement with Honda Motor in Tokyo to cooperate formally to develop electric vehicles for the future market. Under the agreement, CATL will become Honda’s partner in the field of lithium-ion EV batteries.

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Audi e-tron faces battery-related delay in Europe

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Bringing new electric cars to market is harder than it looks. That is perhaps the message from a new report from German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, which notes that Audi is having problems with battery software in its upcoming electric e-tron quattro in Germany, which could delay the car's European launch for at least a month. The car was scheduled

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Electrify America releases $300M Cycle 2 national ZEV investment plan; metro charging, autonomous charging, renewable generation

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Electrify America has released its National Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Investment Plan for Cycle 2; Cycle 2 is a 30-month investment period that begins in July 2019.

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XL to launch plug-in hybrid electric Ford F-250 pickup at NTEA Work Truck Show

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XL, a provider of connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial, utility and municipal fleets, will unveil a plug-in hybrid electric version of the popular Ford F-250 pickup truck at the NTEA Work Truck show, 5-8 March in Indianapolis.

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Oregon State team demonstrates pathway to proton batteries; Grotthuss proton conduction

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A team led by researchers at Oregon State University have demonstrated that diffusion may not be necessary to transport ionic charges inside a hydrated solid-state structure of a battery electrode.

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EEA report finds more action needed to protect Europe’s most vulnerable citizens from air pollution, noise and extreme temperatures

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Porsche expanding Charging Service in Europe; more than 49,000 charging points

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Just a few months after the launch, Porsche is expanding its charging service for plug-in and electric vehicles ( earlier post ) by five countries and additional functions. The platform now has more than 49,000 charging points in twelve countries.

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UCSC team develops novel ruthenium catalyst that outperforms platinum in alkaline hydrogen production

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A novel ruthenium-based catalyst developed by researchers at UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) has shown markedly better performance than commercial platinum catalysts in alkaline water electrolysis for hydrogen production.

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U Toronto, Ford LCA study finds lightweighting an important near-term GHG reduction solution

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A study by a team from the University of Toronto and Ford R&D in Dearborn has found that lightweighting is an effective solution that could provide important near-term GHG emission reductions especially during the next 10–20 years when the fleet is dominated by conventional powertrain vehicles.

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Audi e-tron charging service on-grid in 10 markets, more coming

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The Audi e-tron Charging Service is going on-grid in ten markets. The service will be rolled out in a further six markets in the first quarter and expanded in Eastern Europe over the course of the year.

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Choosing not to drive: A transient or a permanent phenomenon?

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by Michael Sivak. In a 2011 article , Brandon Schoettle and I showed that the proportion of young Americans aged 16 to 39 years with a driver’s license decreased substantially from 1983 to 2008. (In In contrast, the proportion of older persons with a driver’s license increased during the same period.)

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AKASOL expands agreement to supply Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer with batteries for electric buses

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AKASOL AG, a leading German producer of high-performance lithium-ion battery systems, is expanding its long-term framework agreement to supply a Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer with high-performance battery systems for electric buses and trucks.

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Updated Volkswagen Passat to offer upgraded PHEV version; partially automated driving at cruising speed

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Volkswagen has revealed some of the features of the updated Passat, which will launch later this year.

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DHL to roll out 63 Workhorse electric delivery vans in US; first 30 in SF Bay area

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DHL will roll out a new fleet of 63 electric delivery vans that will serve US markets. The fleet of 63 NGEN-1000 electric delivery cargo vans are produced by equipment manufacturer Workhorse Group.

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Motiv Power Systems delivering 7 electric walk-in vans to USPS as part of CARB program; deployment in Central Valley

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Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), a leading provider of all-electric medium-duty fleet chassis, has begun deliveries of Ford E-450-based all-electric walk-in vans to the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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Bank of America: Oil Demand Growth to Hit Zero Within a Decade, EVs the Culprit

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by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com. By 2030, oil demand could hit a peak and then enter decline, according to a new report. For the next decade or so, oil demand should continue to grow, although at a slower and slower rate. According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the annual increase in global oil consumption slows dramatically in the years ahead. By 2024, demand growth halves, falling to just 0.6 million barrels per day (mb/d), down from 1.2 mb/d this year.

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MIT team devises technique to observe hydrogen’s penetration in metal surfaces; understanding embrittlement

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Researchers at MIT have created a new technique that allows the observation of a metal surface during hydrogen penetration—the process that results in embrittlement of the metal.

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European car market logs best year for alternative fueled vehicles, lowest diesel share since 2001

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The European car market remained stable during 2018, as 15.6 million vehicles were registered—just 346 more than in 2017— according to JATO Dyanmics. It was the best result since 2007, when the market peaked with 16.02 million registrations.

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FreeWire partnering with SMUD on Mobi Gen and EV Charger units

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FreeWire Technologies, a pioneer in flexible mobile power and EV charging technology ( earlier post ), will demonstrate its Mobi Gen and Mobi EV Charger units at DistribuTECH in partnership with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), the nation’s sixth-largest utility.

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Mercedes-Benz researching “informed trust” of autonomous vehicles

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Mercedes-Benz considers empathy and trust to be central factors for the acceptance of self-driving vehicles. For people to have trust in the machine, they must immediately and intuitively be able to recognise what an autonomous vehicle intends to do.

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