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Berlin receives 90 electric Solaris buses; BVG Solaris electric fleet totals 123

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Solaris has completed the delivery of 90 Urbino 12 electric buses for Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG). This was one of the biggest contracts for battery-powered buses in Europe and the largest one for the manufacturer in Germany so far.

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Pedestrians beware: Update enables Tesla owners to create their own horn sounds

Green Car Reports

Tesla released a software update over the holiday weekend that added Boombox mode, which allows drivers to play custom sounds outside the car. Instead or a normal car horn, Boombox mode includes options like a goat bleating, ice cream truck music, applause, and fart sounds.

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Mach-E Delivers Everything but the Mustang

The Truth About Cars

The first Mach-E delivery took place yesterday, according to macheclub.com. Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford in Dallas, Texas was the dealership, and the vehicle was a California Route 1 Mach-E in white.

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2021 New Year’s Resolutions for drivers

Green Cars News

2020 has been a year to forget for most, but this shouldn't stop you from setting realistic goals to achieve this year

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Oxford team directly converts CO2 to jet fuel using iron-based catalysts

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Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a method to convert CO 2 directly into aviation fuel using a novel, inexpensive iron-based catalyst.

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With electric trucks and SUVs coming, is it time to reevaluate what a green car means?

Green Car Reports

Over the past ten years, the green-car landscape has made progress in fits and starts. Since the 2011 Nissan Leaf that we named our original Best Car To Buy—rated at just 73 miles—electric cars have evolved rapidly.

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Global Top 20 November 2020

EV Sales

Models: Small EVs shine in Record month After a rough start of the year, the second half of 2020 has become a records fest, after a record September, last month brought another record score, with over 400.000 units, and expect December to perform yet another record, maybe above 500,000 registrations.

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Toyota launches C+pod ultra-compact battery electric vehicle in Japan

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced a limited launch of the C+pod ultra-compact battery electric vehicle (BEV) to corporate users, local governments and other organizations that have been exploring new options to drive the popularization of BEVs.

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Review update: 2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid gets 50 MPG, in a look loud enough for social distancing

Green Car Reports

A few hours with the 2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid earlier this month left me with some wildly conflicting first impressions.

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2020 Electric Vehicle Industry Report Card and trends for the new year

Plug In India

By Kamlesh Mallick 2020. What a year! The world is happy to see the year leave, all our lives. The Indian electric vehicle industry too suffered a setback during the first six months of the year. Yet, by the end of the year, there is a huge wave of optimism in the industry for the coming year.

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Tesla Full-Self Driving Option Comes Up Empty

The Truth About Cars

Elon Musk said in a tweet, “All Tesla cars delivered in the final three days of the year will get three months of the Full Self-Driving option for free. Delivery & docs must be fully complete by midnight Dec 31st.”

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Scottish Enterprise project converting train to hydrogen power

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Scottish Enterprise, Transport Scotland and the Hydrogen Accelerator, based at the University of St Andrews, have appointed Arcola Energy and a consortium of industry leaders in hydrogen fuel cell integration, rail engineering and functional safety to deliver Scotland’s first hydrogen powered train.

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Karma GS-6 plug-in hybrid gets same EPA ratings as current Revero GT

Green Car Reports

Electric range and efficiency ratings for the upcoming Karma GS-6 plug-in hybrid were recently posted on the EPA's fueleconomy.gov website—and they match figures for the 2020 Karma Revero GT.

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Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter Specifications & Review

Electric Vehicless

We never forget the tagline of Bajaj “Hamara Bajaj” & advertisement “Gaadi Bula Rahi Hai”. Now Bajaj has launched a new “Bajaj Chetak Electric scooter” in the electric vehicle era. In the market number of new two wheeler electric scooters available but people hesitate to purchase new brands.

Chat with Dr Nishanth, Founder PURE EV : Electric Scooter Service Focus

Plug In India

By Atul Gopal In this 5 part series, we speak to Dr Nishanth, the founder of from PURE EV , who manufacturers Electric scooters and Lithium-Ion batteries in Hyderabad, India. We talk about Electric scooter servicing, NMC vs LFP batteries and more.

Mullen Technologies receives letter of intent for purchase order of 1,500 MX-05 EVs

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Mullen Technologies Inc., an emerging EV manufacturer, has executed a non-binding Letter of Intent with Unlimited Electrical Contractors Corp (UEC) to enter definitive agreements for the purchase of up to 10,000 MX-05 electric vehicles. Earlier post.)

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2021 Nissan Leaf gets no major changes

Green Car Reports

Having just marked 10 years on sale, the 2021 Nissan Leaf enters the new model year with no major changes, and a very slight price increase.

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Get Your Federal Charging Tax Credit and $100 Off a JuiceBox Charger

EV Match

While there’s no shortage of Netflix and Amazon Video specials celebrating the end of 2020, we have two reasons to hold on tight. The Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit expires at the end of the year. Did you install a Level 2 (220/240V) charger in your garage?

4 Places Electric Car Drivers Want to See EV Charging Stations

EV Connect

Not everyone who owns an electric vehicle has a charging station in their home. Apartment dwellers, especially, may run into challenges finding overnight charging solutions if their home doesn’t have EV charging stations.

Volkswagen Group Components previews mobile charging robot

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Volkswagen Group Components provided the first glimpse of the prototypes of its mobile charging robot. This is one of the visionary charging concepts that Volkswagen hopes will expand the charging infrastructure over the next few years.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E, efficiency and tech, electric trucks and SUVs: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

The Ford Mustang Mach-E is a nominee for Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2021 award. We delved into efficiency paired with leading-edge technology. Electric trucks and SUVs are coming, but what does that mean? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. It's a new era.

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PNNL TranSEC tool uses UBER data to track and potentially alleviate urban traffic congestion

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Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have developed a new machine-learning-based tool to help urban transportation analysts relieve bottlenecks and chokepoints that routinely snarl city traffic.

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Exhaust and aftertreatment on the Achates ULNOx heavy-duty opposed-piston diesel

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Earlier this month, Achates Power announced that its innovative 3-cylinder, 10.6L opposed-piston (OP) heavy-duty diesel engine achieved Ultralow NO x (ULNO x ) performance results. Earlier post.)

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MAHEPA consortium marks latest flights of HY4 fuel cell hybrid electric aircraft

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The MAHEPA consortium announced that technology developed as part of the project has been successfully proven in flight on board the Hy4 fuel cell hybrid electric aircraft ( earlier post ).

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Volkswagen significantly expanding charging infrastructure at German sites; first High Power Charging stations with up to 300 kW

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The Volkswagen brand is significantly expanding the charging infrastructure at its German sites. Some 750 new charging points are planned for next year, including the first High Power Charging stations with up to 300 kW power.

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ARPA-E Battery/Storage Exposition 14 Jan

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) is hosting a pitch event, ARPA-E’s Battery/Storage Exposition, on 14 January 2021, from 1:00-3:00 pm EST. This event will feature pitches from a select group of ARPA-E teams developing energy storage technologies.

Geologists discover new path to rare earth mineral formation; implications for green energy and tech industries

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Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have shed new light on the formation mechanisms of a rare earth-bearing mineral that is in increasingly high demand across the globe for its use in the green energy and tech industries.

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Swansea team develops faster, greener way of producing carbon spheres

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A fast, green and one-step method for producing porous carbon spheres—a component for carbon capture technology and for new ways of storing renewable energy—has been developed by Swansea University researchers. Carbon spheres range in size from nanometers to micrometers.

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Metallic glass to improve performance of methanol fuel cells

Green Car Congress

Fuel cells based on methanol oxidation have potential for the motor and technical industries.

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Utah-based Energy Fuels to enter commercial rare earth business in Q1-2021

Green Car Congress

Energy Fuels Inc. entered into a three-year supply agreement with The Chemours Company to acquire a minimum of 2,500 tons per year of natural monazite sands, one of the highest-grade rare earth element (REE) minerals in the world.

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York study: Less traffic in first UK lockdown reduced NO2 pollution but caused increase in surface ozone

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Less traffic on the roads during the first COVID-19 lockdown in the UK led to a reduction in air pollution but may have caused potentially damaging surface ozone levels to rise, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of York.

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US motorcoach industry closures surge in 2020

Green Car Congress

The American Bus Association (ABA) has released motorcoach industry closure data gathered from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

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ORNL team performs first neutron diffraction experiments on a running engine

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Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used neutron diffraction to provide noninvasive measurement of lattice strains inside components of a firing engine, thereby enabling the operando study of complex load states and thermal gradients throughout the solid materials.

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NY to award $18.9M to increase number of electric buses in state

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a series of initiatives to increase the number of electric buses in New York. Specifically, this effort includes $16.4 million in incentives for the expansion of electric bus usage amongst public transportation authorities, as well as $2.5 million for school bus operators to acquire cleaner forms of transportation with lower emissions. Under the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program (NYTVIP) program, $16.4

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Clean Energy and Total to create JV to develop carbon-negative RNG and infrastructure in US; $50M from bp

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. and its largest shareholder, Total S.E., will create a 50/50 joint venture to develop carbon-negative renewable natural gas (RNG) production facilities in the United States, as well as credit support to build additional downstream RNG fueling infrastructure.

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Bosch wins orders worth several billion euros for vehicle computers

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Bosch has now won orders worth several billion euros for its vehicle computers—€2.5 billion worth since this past summer alone. Vehicle computers have huge business potential for Bosch.

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New study puts air-pollution related deaths in India in 2019 at 1.67 million

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Air pollution in India resulted 1.67 million deaths in 2019—the largest pollution-related death toll in any country in the world—and also accounted for $36.8 billion (US) in economic losses, according to a new study led by researchers from the Global Observatory on Pollution and Health at Boston College, the Indian Council of Medical Research, and the Public Health Foundation of India. The 2019 death toll attributed to air pollution in India accounted for 17.8%

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