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Airbus and RollsRoyce end E-Fan X hybrid-electric aircraft initiative

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Airbus and Rolls Royce jointly have decided to end the E-Fan X demonstrator program. Earlier post.) Launched in 2017, the E-Fan X project sought to develop a near-term hybrid-electric flight demonstrator for commercial aircraft. decarbonizing the aviation industry is no small feat.

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MW Motors Luka EV is a modern electric car in retro-classic form

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Not every car needs to have the sci-fi looks of a Jaguar I-Pace or Tesla Model X. Czech Republic–based MW Motors designs modern electric cars with retro styling. The MW Motors Luka EV is a small two-seat coupe that looks like it drove straight out the 1960s.

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Israeli firm developing disruptive EV platform technology

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Vehicle platforms have been revolutionary in the automotive world since becoming common in the early 2000s. Building multiple different models on the same underpinnings has numerous advantages, and with electric vehicles there is even greater flexibility than with internal combustion.

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Researchers demonstrate fossil fuel-free jet propulsion with air plasmas

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A team of researchers at the Institute of Technological Sciences at Wuhan University has demonstrated a prototype design of a propulsion thruster that utilizes air plasma induced by microwave ionization.

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Aston Martin DBX: First SUV now available to order with 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8

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The Aston Martin DBX has arrived and is now available to lease if you have a spare £2,000-plus a month

BMW re-ups electric-vehicle commitment—and hydrogen fuel-cell investment

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BMW remains committed to both electric cars and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. The German automaker will continue a planned rollout of battery-electric models, as well as investing in fuel-cell research for passenger cars.

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Researchers develop new composite membrane for direct ethanol fuel cells

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Researchers from IPEN in Brazil, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) in Germany, and INRA in Canada have developed a novel composite membrane for direct ethanol fuel cells. A paper on their work is published in the Journal of Membrane Science. Ethanol has five times higher volumetric energy density (6.7

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Lock-Up Garages To Be Turned Into EV Charging Hubs

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All-electric garbage truck being tested in the Netherlands

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Garbage trucks will never smell pleasant, but at least it's possible to get rid of the stench of diesel exhaust. Dutch truck manufacturer DAF just released an electric garbage truck for testing in its home country.

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All-new Seat Leon to offer hybrid power, increased tech and better value

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Seat has revealed the all-new Leon, adding increased connectivity and hybrid tech to the fourth-generation model

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Study estimates fuel economy improvements to US light-duty vehicles from 1975–2018 saved 2T gallons of fuel, 17B tons of CO2

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A team from the University of Tennessee and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has the fuel savings due to fuel economy improvements over the past 43 years amount to approximately two trillion gallons of gasoline.

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Electric Ferrari 308 GT

EV Report

I know this is an old conversion that was done well over 4 years ago but how often do you see an electric Ferrari conversion?

Report: VW might create a new brand for affordable EVs

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Volkswagen plans to launch 27 electric cars based on its MEB platform by 2022. That will include a family of affordable models although VW hasn't decided which brand they will be sold under, according to a new report.

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Best TV car adverts of all time: Do you agree?

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It’s safe to say automotive advertising has come a long way from the initial newspaper advert of 1898 which asked you to “dispense with a horse” and opt for the Winton Motor Carriage instead

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Wärtsilä gas engines to burn 100% hydrogen

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The technology group Wärtsilä is developing the combustion process in its gas engines to enable them to burn 100% hydrogen fuel. Wärtsilä has researched hydrogen as a fuel for 20 years, and has tested its engines with blends of up to 60% hydrogen and 40% natural gas.

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Ford Cobra Jet 1400 – Creating its pace in E-Race

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Above – Ford Cobra Jet 1400. The pandemic created by Corona virus has stopped the production that was supposed to take off after Ford announced its series of electric car – Mach E Mustang. But this has not slowed down the development of a series of Ford Cobra Jet having 1400 horsepower.

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Long before Tesla existed, Mercedes-Benz tested solar-charged all-electric sedans

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The first modern electric cars went on sale in significant numbers about a decade ago, but automakers were experimenting with increasingly modern electric powertrains for decades leading up to that. In 1990, Mercedes-Benz unveiled an electric version of its 190E sedan, dubbed 190E Elektro.

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Electric Tesla Model 3 and Jaguar I-Pace lead the new car market during coronavirus crash

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The UK new car market fell by 97.3% in April as as the coronavirus pandemic forced the nation into lockdown for the entire month

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TAMU researchers propose single-step strategy for recycling used nuclear fuel

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Texas A&M University (TAMU) engineering researchers have devised a simple, proliferation-resistant approach for separating out different components of nuclear waste.

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Latest Nissan Electric Car Revealed In Patent Filing – Looks Classic & Sleek

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Above – Ariya’s Look. No doubt, the renderings seem to show that it is the official design application. And this confirms the ownership of Nissan over the Ariya’s look. The images leaked show the unflattering glimpse of what you might see on the road in the future.

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Last-mile electric van, clean-energy pinch, mobile charging for trucks: Today’s Car News

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Nissan’s Leaf-based van for Europe gets larger. More mobile charging is on the way for bigger electric trucks. And could the pandemic pinch material supply for EV makers and the clean energy sector? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Volvo and Lidar-maker Luminar to Deliver Hands-free Driving by 2022

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Level 3 capability would be an industry first. sensors sensors/automotive-sensors

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Ozinga Energy and Ingevity to field adsorbed natural gas bi-fuel pickup

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Ingevity and Ozinga Energy are partnering to begin a field demonstration of adsorbed natural gas (ANG) bi-fuel pickup trucks. Developed by Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc.

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New launch of MG5 in the electric car market

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Above – MG5 at its best. MG never went out of business. After its absence of 15 years from the market in 2005, it is returned back to Europe with a new launch. It has come back to its native as a brand that is well known for building electric crossovers. The initial such start was MG ZS EV.

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Mobile-charging solutions can help fight the new face of EV range anxiety

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Will electric-car drivers be able to find a way to charge up when their day—or their route—doesn’t go exactly according to plan?

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E10 petrol: What is it? Can you use E10 fuel in your car?

Green Cars News

E10 is not the latest trendy postcode, or coronavirus, but you will be hearing a lot more about it over the next year or so

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EU GRAMOFON project ends after 42 months with promising results on CO2 capture

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The European GRAMOFON Project, coordinated by AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Center has developed an innovative CO 2 capture process based on novel nanomaterials and microwave energy.

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Ford kills plans to build Rivian EV

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Ford Motor Company with its partner Lincoln Motor Company have made an announcement on cancelling with plans to built Electric Vehicles with RIvian, a Michigan based company. The decision was taken looking into the present financial and health situations of the economy.

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Tesla's battery approach vs. others: Teardown video breaks it down

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As other automakers have launched competing electric cars, Tesla has managed to maintain an advantage in several key areas, including batteries. This teardown video provides a glimpse at how Tesla's battery approach differs from that of rivals.

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Lock-up garages to become charging hubs in London

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Rows of lock-up garages are a common sight across London and other urban settings in the UK, and now a new scheme could unlock their potential as urban charging hubs. SSE Enterprise – part of energy provider SSE – and property management company InfraTech Property Solutions (IPS) have joined forces to work on the project

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Researchers demonstrate continuous detonation in rotating detonation rocket engine with H2/O2

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A team from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has demonstrated continuous detonation in a rotating detonation rocket engine (RDRE) ( earlier post ) powered by H 2 /O 2 propellants.

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Audi E-Tron GT spotted in the wild undergoing winter testing

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The Audi E-Tron GT, considered to be a twin to Porsche Taycan has recently been spotted in the wild undergoing some well-needed rigorous winter testing. Paparazzi videos and photos of Audi’s prototype were recently taken at the Europe Automobile show.

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Mobile fast-charging: A must-have for electric truck and bus fleets?

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Fully electric delivery trucks, cargo vans, shuttle vehicles, and transit and school buses are all due to become increasingly common as fleets go green and diesels are retired. That’s where a recent surge of interest in mobile-charging solutions comes in.

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Lightning Systems introduces ‘Lightning Mobile’ EV fast-charger for trucks, vans and buses

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Zero-emission powertrains developer Lightning Systems announced Lightning Mobile, a mobile direct current fast charger (DCFC) for electric vehicles.

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VELO3D develops process for 3D-printing Aluminum F357 for thin-walled heat-transfer applications

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Digital manufacturing innovator VELO 3D announced the commercial release of a manufacturing process for additively manufactured parts in Aluminum F357 on the company’s Sapphire metal 3D-printing system. Aluminum F357 is a beryllium-free aluminum-silicon alloy, similar to A357.

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Intel acquires Moovit for $900M; accelerating Mobileye’s Mobility-as-a-Service offering

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Intel Corporation today has acquired Moovit, a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions company, for approximately $900 million ($840 million net of Intel Capital equity gain).

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