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DC to AC 3-phase

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Does anyone make a direct mechanical brush to slip ring type 3-phase rotary converter to convert from DC to 3-phase AC? Hi, Chris - If I'm understanding

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@LATimes Showcases How Desperately They Need A Climate Crisis Editor. Buries Truncated, Farmed-Out Story & Weakens It With Limp, Misleading Headline #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Electric cars cheaper than gas ones by 2020, says Chinese battery supplier

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Envision Energy, a Chinese company that bought Nissan's former AESC battery business, says it will be able to make battery packs for less than $100 per kilowatt-hour in the next two years.

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BMW puts 70 hydrogen tugger trains into operation in Leipzig

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The BMW Group Leipzig plant is commissioning 70 more hydrogen-powered tugger trains (indoor tugs). These are used in production to supply the assembly lines with supplier parts.

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Electric Narrowboat Conversion

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Which electric motor would be most suited for a canal narrowboat of approx 50ft long? And what sort of size would I need? Would an old forklift motor

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@LATimes Debut For New Energy Reporter @Sammy_Roth Puts Climate Damage On Front Page Of Business. Bravo! It’s About F **g Time #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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VW says it is now developing its last generation of gas, diesel engines

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Our readers speculate a lot on this site about how long it will be until gas and diesel engines fade out, and the transition to electric cars is complete. Volkswagen may just have given an answer to that question in a conference at the automaker's headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Tuesday. The brand's strategy chief, Michael Jost, said the

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Fisker, no. Karma Revero.

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The Fisker Karma is back, and is now called the Karma Revero. You'd think I'd love it, right

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@LATimes Publishes Ultimate White Tears Con Job By Confederate Johnny Reb #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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VW could use US Ford factories to build its upcoming electric cars

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In trade talks in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess revealed the automaker is talking with Ford about using its factories in the U.S., and possibly sharing its upcoming electric car platform the American automaker. The two automakers announced in June that they planned an alliance to collaborate on some future products

2018 87

Amprius’ silicon nanowire Li-ion batteries power Airbus Zephyr S HAPS solar aircraft

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Amprius, Inc., a manufacturer and developer of high energy and high capacity lithium-ion batteries, announced that the company is supplying advanced lithium-ion cells to the Airbus Defence and Space Zephyr Program.

2018 130

Big Brother’s little black box: Are mandatory data recorders in cars a good thing?

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All that tiresome arguing over who’s to blame for a collision could come to an end if the European Council’s (EC) new car safety regulations are put into law

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Thanks For Stabbing Us All In The Back Ford & Chevy. Looking Forward To The Worldwide Ban On All Your Fossil Fuel Products #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

Latest climate study says it's already too late

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Sit down before you read this. With all the dire warnings about climate-change coming from the most recent studies—from the Fourth National Climate Assessment released on Black Friday to an October report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which showed that catastrophic effects could hit by 2040—the latest news. climate change renewable energy

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Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first fully autonomous ferry

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Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have demonstrated the world’s first fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku, Finland.

2018 130

First drive review: Jeep Wrangler

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Take a look at the Jeep Wrangler and you’d be forgiven for not being able to tell that it’s an all-new design

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Blind To Climate Crisis @LATimes Headline Gets Reality Rewrite Again #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

VW’s new U.S. CEO: The tipping point on EVs is already here

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Some executives at major automakers continue to insist that electric cars remain years away from becoming a mainstream reality—and that it’s harder to sell them than traditional vehicles with gas tanks and tailpipes. Volkswagen of America’s new CEO, Scott Keogh, is most definitely not one of them. In a round-table interview with. MEB architecture

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BMW providing 10 pre-owned i3 EVs to UC Davis for 18 months

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BMW is providing the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis with ten battery-electric, BMW i3 models for 18 months.

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The best motoring-related Christmas gifts for all the family

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One minute you’re saying it’s too early for Christmas shopping, the next it’s Christmas Eve and you’re rushing from shop to shop in a cold sweat

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@LATimes The Former Head of the CIA Is The President Who Put Our Troops Permanently In The Middle East To Protect American Oil Companies & Put Clarence Thomas On SCOTUS & Dan Quayle In The White House. Let’s All Cry White Tears For Him #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Trump administration plans to end electric-car tax credits

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As tax credits begin to expire for some automakers and the electric-car industry begins to lobby to extend them, the Trump administration plans to end them altogether. President Donald Trump's Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow told Reuters that the administration plans to end the $7,500 federal tax credit by 2020 or 2021 for all automakers. tax credit

Alvant’s aluminum matrix composites deliver 40% weight saving for electric motor rotors

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Engineers seeking to significantly improve the efficiency and performance of electric motors could benefit from using aluminum matrix composites (AMCs), according to research from the Innovate UK ‘Make it Lighter with Less’ R&D competition.

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Christmas party season: We test drive a breathalyser

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Having a few over the next couple of weeks? Works Christmas do? Maybe just a few down the local? Whatever your tipple of choice, it’s safe to say most of us will be having a tipple or three over the Christmas seasons

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Cadillac introduces new CT6 flagship sedan with Tripower system in China

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Cadillac has launched its new CT6 flagship in China at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing. It offers the newest iteration of Cadillac’s design language featured on the Escala concept.

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Maersk sets net zero CO2 emission target by 2050

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Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping company, has set a goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. To achieve this goal, carbon neutral vessels must be commercially viable by 2030, and an acceleration in new innovations and adaption of new technology is required.

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ULEMCo and Revolve demonstrate 45% thermal efficiency for 100% hydrogen engine

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ULEMCo and its R&D partner Revolve Technologies have demonstrated thermal efficiencies of 45% in engine control strategies for a 100% hydrogen-fueled engine being developed for the Mega Low Emissions (MLE) truck demonstrator unveiled earlier this year. Earlier post.).

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BMW Group increasing use of digitalization and Industry 4.0 in production logistics

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The BMW Group is increasingly relying on innovations from the fields of digitalization and Industry 4.0 in production logistics. The focus is on applications such as logistics robots, autonomous transport systems at plants and digitalization projects for an end-to-end supply chain.

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Audi to invest ~€14B in electromobility, digitalization and autonomous driving over next 5 years

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Audi plans to spend approximately €14 billion (US$15.9 billion) in electric mobility, digitalization and autonomous driving from 2019 until the end of 2023. This includes investments in property, plant and equipment as well as research and development expenditure.

2018 119

2019 Audi e-tron first drive: Redrawing the electric-vehicle boundaries

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Road-tripping along in the 2019 Audi e-tron, your passenger might not even know (or care) that you’re in an all-electric utility vehicle—rather than just an extraordinarily quiet gasoline one. And as the driver, you might even forget. It gets right to Audi’s point behind the e-tron, which is to make a vehicle that’s an Audi

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MAN Cryo first supplier to develop a marine, liquid-hydrogen fuel-gas system

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MAN Cryo, the wholly owned subsidiary of MAN Energy Solutions, has—in close cooperation with Fjord1 and Multi Maritime in Norway— developed a marine fuel-gas system for liquefied hydrogen.

2018 113

Ecolectro secures $1.7M ARPA-E award for development of alkaline exchange membranes and ionomers for fuel cells and electrolyzers

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Mazda plans new dedicated electric car

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Mazda may not have shown an electric car at last week's LA auto show, but it is poised to join the electric-car revolution. A new report in British Autocar magazine notes that the zoom-zoom automaker will introduce a new electric model in 2020 that won't be shared with other gas cars in Mazda's lineup. Mazda has said that a range extended version

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JRC: e-vehicle market in Europe is slowly gaining momentum, but breakthrough is needed

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A new European Joint Research Center (JRC) analysis on the deployment of electric vehicles (EV) in Europe concludes that although the sector evolved significantly between 2010 and 2017, progress is still small to be characterized as full-scale commercialization.

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Electric cars from Audi, Porsche: Explaining platform magic

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It would be unthinkable for any automaker but Porsche to introduce a new car with a flat-6 engine hung out behind the rear axle. At this week’s 2018 LA Auto Show, the 2020 Porsche 911 duly made its debut in the hallowed configuration that has persisted since 1964. But with underpinnings specific only to one model, the new 911 is a major. Los Angeles Auto Show Audi e-tron

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What electric car are you most excited to hear about from the LA Auto Show? Twitter poll results

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Pickups and electric cars. Two opposites that haven't been attracted to each other—until now. Our readers, though, seem excited about the possibility of combining the two. In our Twitter poll last week, we asked, "What electric car are you most excited to hear about from the LA Auto Show?" And our respondents overwhelmingly picked the Rivian. Los Angeles Auto Show Polls

2018 74

Tesla Model 3 Mid Range goes an EPA-official 260 miles

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EPA range ratings are funny things—they're never official until they're official. Tesla released its Model 3 Mid Range in early November, in an effort to offer a lower-priced base model, with an estimated range of 260 miles. Now the EPA has released final range figures confirming that number, and revealed official MPGe efficiency estimates

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