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Alphabet Soup: Electric Car Acronyms and Abbreviations

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Wondering about all those strange letters of the electric car world? I'm about to explain them

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Citroën launching electrification offensive across commercial range

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Citroën is a leading player in the Light Commercial Vehicles market. The Brand is now preparing to launch a major electrification offensive across its commercial range.

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Charging readiness, Riversimple Rasa, VW e-Golf range, Fisker Ocean: Today’s Car News

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A long-awaited super-efficiency fuel-cell car is soon arriving—in the UK. It pays to invest in charging readiness up front. Some key specs have changed slightly for the e-Golf this year. And Fisker’s smaller electric SUV gets a few more details. This and more, today at Green Car Reports.

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Lessons In Losing From Leviton: First Screw Up, Then Blame The Customer, Then Pound Sand

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Hey Mark Richards , Sr.

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Human Cost of Climate Change

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Polar bears aside, what is the human cost of climate change? Do you ever think about how climate change will affect you and me

Startup using AI to improve traffic management at intersections; edge computing

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Israel-based NoTraffic has developed a turnkey traffic management platform powered by V2I communication & real-time optimization of signalized intersections. The system is based on a smart network of plug-and-play AI sensors that can transform every signalized intersection to a smart one.

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@LATimes – Here’s MY Analysis

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2019 130

Five things we’ve learned this week

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This week saw the confirmation that the UK will head to the polls for the third time in five years

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Fisker names its all-electric SUV Ocean; unveils app-based leasing program

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Fisker Inc. revealed the name of its upcoming all-electric luxury sports utility vehicle: Fisker Ocean. Designed in California by iconic automotive designer, entrepreneur and visionary Henrik Fisker, the Fisker Ocean will feature recycled, vegan and more innovative materials.

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2020 VW e-Golf electric car range falls, just before ID EV range rises

Green Car Reports

With the introduction of a first mass-market electric car, the ID 3, already happening in Europe, a mass-market EV for the U.S. just around the corner, next year, and a new Golf just introduced for Europe with fully electric no longer part of the mix, the e-Golf is available in the U.S.

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DOE awards Magna a grant to develop and ‘auto qualify’ advanced motor; 1/2 the cost, 8x power density

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Magna has been awarded a grant by the US Department of Energy to develop and ‘auto-qualify’ advanced electric motor technologies for next-generation vehicle propulsion systems.

2019 78

What is the cost of usable energy for driving and heating our homes?

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by Michael Sivak. This analysis compares the costs of usable energy when we buy gasoline and electricity for driving and natural gas for keeping warm.

2019 78

Gentherm, GM study shows microclimate comfort system increases driving range of electric vehicles

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A study by Gentherm, a developer of innovative thermal management technologies, and General Motors has shown that Gentherm’s ClimateSense microclimate thermal comfort system significantly increases driving range and energy savings in electric vehicles.

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Cummins unveils hydrogen fuel cell truck as tech demonstrator

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Cummins Inc. unveiled a heavy-duty truck with fuel cell and battery electric power at the 2019 North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta.

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Penn State Li-ion battery design could charge an EV in 10 minutes; asymmetric temperature modulation

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Penn State researchers have developed a lithium-ion battery that charges at an elevated temperature to increase reaction rate but keeps the cell cool during discharge, showing the potential to add 200 miles of driving range to an electric car in 10 minutes.

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Volta Trucks partners with Prodrive to develop its electric heavy-duty truck

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Prodrive is working with Volta Trucks to help engineer its 16-tonne electric heavy-duty truck. The Volta Trucks concept HGV positions its driver low down, centrally and forward of the front axle, to give uninterrupted vision at street level through 220 degrees.

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BMW i Ventures invests in CelLink; flexible circuit technology

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BMW i Ventures has made an investment in CelLink , a San Carlos, CA-based manufacturer of flexible circuit technology that delivers high-conductance, large-area, lightweight, and low-cost flexible circuits through a proprietary combination of manufacturing processes, designs, and materials.

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ECONAMIQ: Flexible over-expansion with cylinder deactivation can reduce ICE fuel consumption by up to 20%

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Dutch start-up ECONAMIQ is developing a novel engine technology which saves up to 20% in fuel consumption.

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2020 MINI Cooper SE EV comes to US with MSRP of $29,900

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MINI USA announced that the 2020 MINI Cooper SE battery-electric vehicle ( earlier post ) will reach US showrooms in early March of 2020 with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $29,900 plus an additional $850 Destination & Handling fee.

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Volkswagen establishes VWAT subsidiary to bring autonomous driving to market; light commercial vehicles first target

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Volkswagen AG has established Volkswagen Autonomy GmbH (VWAT GmbH) with headquarters in Munich and Wolfsburg. Another subsidiary in Silicon Valley will follow in 2020. A further subsidiary is planned in China in 2021.

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ArcelorMittal licenses Usibor patent about hot stamping process to AK Steel; resolution of patent infringement case

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ArcelorMittal entered into a licensing agreement of its Usibor part processing technology patent with AK Steel.

2019 78

Ford of Europe piloting geofencing and blockchain technology to ensure PHEVs operate efficiently in city center low-emission zones

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Ford is extending its European plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) trial to Cologne.

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Loughborough team awarded $4M to enhance virtual product development for next-gen EVs

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Researchers at Loughborough University have been awarded funding of £3.1 million (US$4 million) to help develop the next generation of electrified vehicle technologies by enhancing the virtual product development process.

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Toshiba and Gestamp partner to leverage IoT and AI for high-precision detection of weld seam quality

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Study: hydrogen boride nanosheets are a promising hydrogen carrier; 8wt% under ambient conditions

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Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Tsukuba, and colleagues in Japan report a promising hydrogen carrier in the form of hydrogen boride nanosheets. The two-dimensional materials derived from magnesium diboride (MgB 2 ) were first reported by researchers in Japan in 2017.

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MIT engineers develop efficient means of carbon capture using electrochemical cell

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Researchers at MIT have developed a new, efficient way to capture carbon that addresses the inherent inefficiencies ( earlier post ) of incumbent technologies, due to their thermal energy losses, large footprint or degradation of sorbent material.

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Daimler Trucks & Buses targets completely CO2-neutral fleet of new vehicles by 2039 in Europe, Japan and NAFTA

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Daimler Trucks & Buses, one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, aims to offer only new vehicles that are CO 2 -neutral in driving operation (“tank-to-wheel”) in the triad markets of Europe, Japan and NAFTA by 2039.

2019 78

Norsepower Rotor Sails delivered 8.2% fuel savings in year-long sea trials

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Norsepower Oy Ltd., together with project partners Maersk Tankers, Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) and Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Ltd., announced successful trial results of two Norsepower Rotor Sails onboard the Maersk Tankers product tanker, Maersk Pelican.

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Hyundai, Pony.ai, Via unveil BotRide autonomous electric vehicle service; pilot in Irvine, CA

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Hyundai, in collaboration with Pony.ai and Via, unveiled BotRide, a shared, on-demand, autonomous vehicle service operating on public roads.

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Toyota to offer rides in SAE Level-4 automated vehicles on public roads in Japan next summer

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced that its Platform 4 (P4) automated driving test vehicle ( earlier post ) will be available for public demonstration rides next summer in Tokyo.

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Airbus makes strategic investment in advanced Li-ion battery company Amprius; silicon nanowire anode technology

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Airbus Defence and Space has made a strategic investment in Amprius Inc. The first to introduce 100% silicon anodes in lithium-ion batteries to the market in 2013, Amprius manufactures the highest energy density commercial batteries in the industry. The company’s products and technology platforms include a 100% silicon nanowire anode; silicon-graphite composite anodes; lithium-rich cathodes; and high voltage electrolytes tailored for silicon.

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Study finds long-term exposure to black carbon from traffic exhaust at residential address increases the risk of stroke

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Long-term residential exposure to locally emitted black carbon (BC) from traffic exhaust increases the risk of stroke even in low-pollution environments, according to a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and other universities in Sweden. The open-access study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives , suggests that it is mainly black carbon from traffic exhaust that increases the risk for stroke, and not particulate matter from other sources.

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Volkswagen boosting e-mobility efforts in China

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The Volkswagen brand is boosting its e-mobility offensive in China. Next year, about 300,000 electrified models will be handed over to customers there; this will then reach about one million by 2025. By 2023, the Volkswagen brand will offer 10 models based on the MEB modular electric drive toolkit on the Chinese market. The SUV study ID.Next, shown at the IAA, provided a glimpse of the first model in the ID. family for China. Production of this model is to start at the end of 2020. The ID.3

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CARB issues product alert for fuel additives under alternative diesel fuels regulation

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The California Air Resources Board has issued a Product Alert for Fuel Additives under the Alternative Diesel Fuels ( ADF ) Regulation. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has conducted emissions testing that showed that tested additives failed to effectively mitigate to the regulatory standard.

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Volkswagen Group launches world’s first pilot project for traffic optimization with a D-Wave quantum computer in Lisbon

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Volkswagen is launching in Lisbon the world’s first pilot project for traffic optimization using a quantum computer. For this purpose, the Group is equipping MAN buses of the public transport provider Carris with a traffic management system developed in-house. This system uses a D-Wave quantum computer and calculates the fastest route for each of the nine participating buses individually and almost in real-time.

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Groupe PSA and FCA plan a 50/50 merger

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The Supervisory Board of Peugeot S.A. and the Board of Directors of FCA N.V. have each unanimously agreed to work towards a full combination of their respective businesses by way of a 50/50 merger. Both boards have given the mandate to their respective teams to finalize the discussions to reach a binding Memorandum of Understanding in the coming weeks.

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