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Report suggests low-speed electric vehicles could affect Chinese demand for gasoline and disrupt oil prices worldwide

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Low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) could reduce China’s demand for gasoline and, in turn, impact global oil prices, according to a new issue brief by an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. “

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Why Norway leads the world in electric vehicle adoption

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Norway has only 5.26 million people—about half the size of Los Angeles County in population, and with only about 35 percent of LA's vehicles on its roads. But there's one measure in which Norway trumps America's most saturated EV market.

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BMW Electric Car: The i3

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The BMW electric car offering from BMW group is called the i3, and wow, it is really a head-turner

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I Imagined That Ted Lieu Resigned His Seat In Congress To Take A Lucrative New Job For Kim Jong un In North Korea, And This Play I Wrote About What Happened Next Was Performed On Sunday At The Ruskin Group Theatre In Santa Monica

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5GAA hosts C-V2X connected vehicle demo in Berlin

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The 5G Automotive Association ( 5GAA ) hosted an interoperability demo of cellular-data-enabled connected vehicle (C-V2X) applications in Berlin.

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Audi boosts plug-in plans to include 20 all-electric models by 2025

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Audi on Thursday announced a dramatic expansion of its plans to develop electric and plug-in cars.

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A Very Royal F**k You To @Sunrise_Mvmt_LA & @GretaThunberg From El Segundo’s @DrPatSoonShiong & @robnikolewski Who Stay Silent On #ClimateCrisis As They Reprint Fossil Fuel Press Release Instead Of Journalism & Reporting #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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GM unveils digital vehicle platform; 4.5 TB/h; installed on new Cadillac CT5, rollout to most GM vehicles globally by 2023

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General Motors President Mark Reuss unveiled the company’s all-new electronic platform necessary for its next-generation of vehicles, EVs, active safety, infotainment and connectivity features, and the evolution of the Super Cruise driver assistance feature.

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2019 Audi E-tron road-trip review: Wait, range ratings aren’t everything?

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Not every electric-car first-drive event urges us to climb a mountain to get a good idea of driving range. Actually make that no other automaker, ever.

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Top five things we learned this week…

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We’ve been on a bit of a comedown after a successful stint as headline sponsor of the London Motor & Tech Show last weekend

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?@evanhalper and El Segundo’s @LATimes Normalized Trump But Want To Know If Dems Asking For Too Much Money To Try To Save Youth From #ClimateCrisis & Uninhabitable Earth. #NoCredibility #NewsFail #JoeTakesOnTheNews ?

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Volkswagen bringing 48V MHEV to eight-generation Golf

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The eighth-generation of the bestselling Volkswagen Golf bestseller will feature a 48V mild hybrid electric drive system. In 2018, Volkswagen announced at the Vienna Motor Symposium that it would make the innovative low-voltage concept accessible to a broad public.

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GM builds new electric architecture for EVs, self-driving cars

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As future cars go electric, self-driving, and more connected with the outside world, they're going to faster connectivity inside the vehicle. To that end, General Motors just introduced a new electronic platform for its vehicles that it says can carry 4.5

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Review: Peugeot Rifter

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The new Rifter definitely isn’t based on a van, says Peugeot

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El Segundo’s @LATimes Continues #ClimateCrisis Coverup As Paper’s Credibility Craters #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Lightning Systems introduces Generation 2 model of its battery-electric Ford Transit powertrain

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Lightning Systems introduced a longer-range, higher-speed, Generation 2 model of its Lightning Electric system for the Ford Transit. Earlier post.)

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Seawater could bring breakthrough for hydrogen cars

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The biggest problem for hydrogen fuel-cell cars has been where to get a plentiful, affordable supply of hydrogen that doesn't contribute to greenhouse gas emissions.

2019 104

Forget the Evoque and the Defender, the Discovery Sport is JLR’s MVP

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Think of Land Rover and the most likely images to spring to mind will be rufty-tufty Defenders covered in mud and up to the door handles in slime

Sales of Hyundai hydrogen fuel cell Nexo pass 1K unit mark in 2019

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Business Korea reports that sales of Hyundai Motor’s Nexo hydrogen fuel cell vehicle this year reached 1,075 units on May 17, exceeding the 949 units sold for the whole of last year. This marks the first time Hyundai has sold more than 1,000 hydrogen cars annually since 2013.

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DENSO to mass-produce alternators equipped with newly developed high-efficiency diodes

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DENSO, with semi-conductor supplier Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, Ltd., has developed a high-efficiency diode for alternators for gasoline and diesel engine vehicles.

2019 117

NASA awarding $6 million to 3-year ULI project to develop approach to electric aircraft fueled by liquid hydrogen

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NASA will provide $6 million over the course of three years to support a University Leadership Initiative (ULI) project focused on the development of a fully electric aircraft platform that uses cryogenic liquid hydrogen as an energy storage method.

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Danish team electrifies steam-methane reforming for greener approach to hydrogen production

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Solaris to supply electric buses to Paris

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Paris-based Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP) has signed a contract with Solaris Bus & Coach for the supply of the Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE 8.9-meter electric bus to Paris.

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Einride’s cab-less, autonomous electric truck in commercial operations on public road in Sweden

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Einride’s T-pod—a cab-less, autonomous electric truck ( earlier post )—has driven on a public road. The world premiere and inaugural run took place at DB Schenker’s facility in Jönköping, Sweden.

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New hydrogen storage material could enable smaller, cheaper, more energy dense systems for vehicles; Kubas binding

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An international team of researchers, led by Professor David Antonelli of Lancaster University, has discovered a new material made from manganese hydride that could be used to make molecular sieves within hydrogen fuel tanks. The material—KMH-1 (Kubas Manganese Hydride-1)—demonstrates a reversible excess adsorption performance of 10.5 wt% and 197 kgH 2 m ?3 3 at 120 bar at ambient temperature with no loss of activity after 54 cycles.

2019 110

UPS makes largest purchase of renewable natural gas yet in the US: 170M gallon equivalents over 7 years

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UPS announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) through 2026. This is the largest commitment for use of RNG to date by any company in the United States, with a range of 22.5 - 25 million gallon equivalents per year.

2019 109

UW Madison, ExxonMobil researchers convert alcohols to diesel-range ethers and olefins

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2019 110

U Delaware team synthesizes base oils at high yields from biomass

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Lubricants—a more than $146-billion market serving numerous applications, automotive among them—are produced from base oils derived from petroleum mineral oils (mineral base oil) or synthetic oils such as poly-?-olefins olefins (PAOs) (synthetic base oil).

2019 106

DOE: in 2018, 27% of new light-duty vehicles in US had fuel economies > 30 mpg

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In 2018, 27% of new light-duty vehicles sold in the US had fuel economies of more than 30 miles per gallon (783 l/100 km), according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). By contrast, none of the light-duty vehicles produced in 1975 had fuel economy greater than 30 miles per gallon (mpg).

2019 106

ABB to provide power and propulsion solution for fuel-cell river boat

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Under the EU FLAGSHIPS initiative, ABB will provide a fuel-cell-based power and propulsion solution for a newbuild push boat for the France-based Sogestran Group subsidiary Compagnie Fluviale de Transport (CFT), due for delivery in 2021.

2019 105

Audi introduces Q5 55 TFSI e quattro plug-in hybrid; first of new PHEVs

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The Audi Q5 55 TFSI e quattro with 270 kW (367 hp) system output (combined fuel consumption: 2.4 – 2.1 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 53 – 46 g/km) is the first of the new plug-in models from Audi. The new drive concept comprises a 2.0

2019 105

UBC researchers find life-cycle GHG benefits of LNG in marine shipping only from high-pressure dual-fuel engines in ocean-going vessels

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New flying/driving robot developed at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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An experimental robot drone that flies like a typical quadcopter, drives on tough terrain and squeezes into tight spaces using the same motors, has been developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.

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2019 Tesla Model S Long Range vs. 2013 Model S 85: How do they compare in value?

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When I bought my first Tesla Model S back in 2013, it had already been named that year’s Green Car Reports’ Best Car to Buy, and Consumer Reports had just declared it the best-scoring car they’d ever tested, and said that it broke their rating scale.

2019 103

Mercedes-Benz adds 48V mild-hybrid V8 GLE 580 to model range

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Mercedes-Benz will further expand the GLE model range with the introduction of the V8-powered Mercedes-Benz GLE 580 4MATIC. The GLE is the first SUV in the Mercedes-Benz line up to introduce the new E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL 48-volt active suspension system.

2019 101

Bosch developing sensor box for air taxis using production-tested components from automotive

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Bosch is working on sensor technology for air taxis.

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