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Fastcharge consortium presents prototype for 450 kW charging station; Porsche research vehicle charges at 400 kW

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In Germany, the FastCharge research consortium ( earlier post ) has presented a prototype for a charging station with an output of up to 450 kW in Jettingen-Scheppach, located near the A8 motorway between Ulm and Augsburg. The new charging station is suitable for electric models of all brands with the European standard Type 2 variant of the widely used Combined Charging System (CCS), and is now available for use free of charge.

2018 271

Thanks For Nothing Janice Hahn, The Grand Dame Of Untalented, Unaccomplished Nepotism. Who’s Your Daddy? How’s The Climate In Your District? #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Electric Car Charging: We Can Do This!

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EPA rolls back emissions standards on coal plants

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On Thursday, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a new rule that will allow coal-fired power plants to emit more than 35 percent more global warming pollution than the current law allows. The proposal came on the eve of a climate summit in Poland that started over the weekend where world leaders were set to codify the next steps in. EPA global warming

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Hyundai NEXO FCEV and Kona electric CUV win spots in 2019 WardsAuto 10 Best Engines

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Hyundai has taken two out of the ten spots in the 2019 WardsAuto 10 Best Engine competition with the all-new 2019 NEXO FCEV fuel cell vehicle and 2019 Kona Electric CUV. Earlier post.) This marks the tenth time Hyundai has earned a WardsAuto 10 Best Engine recognition since the awards’ annual inception in 1995. Kona Electric. NEXO FCEV.

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@LATimes Massive Fail On Climate Crisis Reporting Is Indefensible & Deliberate #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Top five reasons Father Christmas would drive … an Audi RS6 Avant

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This year Father Christmas is 1,748 years old

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Scania, partners developing fuel cell electric refuse truck

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Scania, a member of the Volkswagen Group, is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden, fuel cell manufacturer Powercell Sweden AB, and JOAB, a manufacturer of truck bodies. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor. Refuse trucks often operate in residential areas in the early hours of the morning. With reduced emissions and noise, electric vehicles are especially attractive in these areas.

2018 256

@LATimes Thinks We Should Be More Polite With Mayor Who Is Looking Up But Not Looking Out – HaHaHa! #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Top five cars for young drivers to lease

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If you’ve recently passed your driving test and are looking to get a car, there’s a lot of options out there

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2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e: First drive of 50-mpg all-weather hybrid

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Between the unexpectedly wild styling, the very wide model range, the Prius Prime plug-in, and now the all-wheel-drive 2019 Prius AWD-e, it seems that Toyota has opted for a mix-and-match philosophy for the current fourth generation of America’s favorite fuel-sipper. The big news for 2019—and perhaps the biggest hope of all these. Prius

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First car using Nidec’s E-Axle traction motor system unveiled

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The new electric car brand Aion S—recently unveiled at Auto Guangzhou 2018 by GAC NE, GAC MOTOR’s new energy vehicle arm—will be the first line of cars to adopt Nidec’s fully integrated traction motor system (E-Axle) ( earlier post ). The super e-car with a driving mileage of more than 500 kilometers is slated to hit the market in 2019.

2018 256

@LATimes Loves A Below-The-Waist Story A Whole Lot More Than They Value Covering The Climate Crisis #JournalismFAIL #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 174

First drive review: Volvo V60

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Wardrobe on wheels… big and boxy… mobile Ikea… blah blah blah

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Classic Aston Martin features plug-and-play electric power

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Wealthy buyers looking for an electric Aston Martin may not have to wait until the brand's new Rapide E performance car—at least not previous owners who may already have an old Aston Martin laying around. The company has joined other European automakers in developing an electric drive system for its classic cars. Aston Martin mounts its

Automotive, Telecom and ITS companies carry out first Cellular V2X trial in Japan

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Continental announced the completion of a joint Cellular V2X trial in Japan together with Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, OKI and Qualcomm Technologies. The companies have successfully conducted Japan’s first C-V2X testing in the country using 5.8 GHz as the experimental radio frequency for direct communication.

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@LATimes Arouses Its Editors’ News Passion & Stirs Their Loins With #NUDE Nudes In Photos – Climate Crisis Still Ignored #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Top five reasons young drivers should lease rather than buy used

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A few years ago, it was revealed Brooklyn Beckham had been given the keys to a new Mercedes Benz C-Class as a reward for passing his driving test

2018 34

Electrify America turns on first 350-kw fast charger in California

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Electrify America installed its first 350-kilowatt fast chargers next to a Tesla Supercharging station at an outlet mall outside San Francisco last week. The two new 350-kw chargers are among the fastest publicly available units in the U.S., capable of recharging certain cars at up to 20 miles per minute of charging—even though the first of. Charging Networks

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Murine study suggests preconception exposure to PM2.5 can lead to heart trouble in male offspring

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A new animal study by a team at the Ohio State University suggests that a parent’s exposure to dirty air before conception may result in cardiac dysfunction in adult male offspring. The open-access paper is published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The study used an in vivo mouse model of preconception exposure to PM 2.5 to investigate the adverse cardiac effects on male offspring.

2018 247

@LATimes The Real News Is The More Expensive Gasoline Is The More Electric Cars Get Sold. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 163

What’s the safest new car? Euro NCAP’s ‘Best in Class’ of 2018 revealed

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2018 was a busy year for new car launches, which in turn meant it was a very busy year for Euro NCAP too

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Hyundai plans to take hydrogen fuel-cell systems beyond vehicles

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Hyundai sees a lot of potential in hydrogen fuel-cell technology. And it may find success with it by looking well past cars and SUVs—to other uses that could, as the company puts it, “transcend the transportation sector.” ” With this week’s opening of a second plant making fuel-cell systems, in Chungju, South Korea, Hyundai. South Korea hydrogen Hyundai Nexo

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Argonne scientists maximize the effectiveness of platinum in fuel cells

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Argonne chemists have identified a new catalyst that maximizes the effectiveness of platinum. Platinum—which offers unrivaled activity and stability for electrochemical reactions, such as the conversion of hydrogen and oxygen into water and electricity in fuel cells—is both scarce and expensive. Scientists are searching for alternative practical fuel cell catalysts that use far less of the costly precious metal.

2018 246

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2018 163

Video review: Volvo XC40

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If there’s a company that’s found its mojo, it’s Volvo

2018 32

Ford hybrid police cars are pursuit-rated, ready for NYPD action

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Ford is in the process of applying hybrid technology to a vehicle type that seems like a natural fit for it: police cars. It’s about time. Ford claims to have the industry’s first pursuit-related hybrid police car with the Responder that will soon be delivered to departments around the nation, including to the New York Police. Police Interceptor

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CARB approves Electrify America’s second $200M investment in California

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved Electrify America’s plan to invest its second $200 million in California Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure and education programs. In finding that Electrify America’s Cycle 2 California ZEV Investment Plan meets or exceeds all requirements of the 2.0L Partial Consent Decree, CARB moved forward the company’s plans for DC fast-charging in more metro areas, adding charging for regional routes, and strengthening highway networks.

2018 243

Hey @LATimes, You Really Think The Climate Crisis Is Going To Let These Fossil Fuel Dependent Companies Keep Growing? I Don’t #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 163

Weekly wheelspin: Model 3 mileage revealed, voluminous Volvos and Santa’s RS6 Avant…

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With the winter of discontent rumbling on in Westminster, we’re getting in the festive mood at ContractHireAndLeasing.com, as this week’s content attests

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Compact Audi, flagship VW crossover could show upscale side of VW electric platform

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Audi has recently released several hints that we’ll soon see a first concept tease of its smaller, more affordable electric vehicle, to be built on Volkswagen’s modular electric-vehicle architecture, termed MEB. And on the other hand, Volkswagen's luxury brand Audi is soon expected to give a first look of how far upscale it can go with. VW MEB architecture

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The BMW iFE.18 electric drivetrain making its debut in Formula E

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On 15 December, the new BMW iFE.18 and the BMW i Andretti Motorsport Team will contest their first race in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Ad Diriyah (KSA). At the heart of the car, which was developed for Season 5, lies the drivetrain: the Racing eDrive01. Drivetrain components: Electric motor, cooling system and inverter. The Racing eDrive01 consists of the electric motor, cooling system and inverter.

2018 241

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2018 163

BMW and Porsche Announce an EV Charger That Gives 100 Kilometers of Range in 3 Minutes

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2019 Audi e-tron side-camera system: Is the U.S. missing out?

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Side-camera systems, replacing side mirrors, have been one of the de rigueur symbols of the future on auto-show concept cars for, well, pretty much this entire century so far. While we’ve been eagerly anticipating the arrival of such systems for nearly as long—they’re not allowed by U.S. FMVSS standards, though now permitted in. rearview cameras

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Mercedes-Benz Cars plants to source electricity from German wind farms

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Mercedes-Benz Cars has entered into a power purchase agreement with Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, enabling Mercedes-Benz Cars to source electricity directly from wind farms in Germany, whose subsidies from the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) expire after 2020. Because the agreement with Mercedes-Benz Cars will contribute to the economical operation of existing windmills, the power purchase agreement is a contribution to the German energy transition (German “Energiewende”).

2018 240

Time For Los Angeles County Sheriffs To Put Down The Pipe And Take A Sobriety Test #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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