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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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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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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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Riversimple Rasa lightweight hydrogen car to hit UK streets next year

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The super lightweight hydrogen-powered car a decade in the making will make its debut on the streets of Great Britain next year with a pre-launch trial geared toward getting it into the hands of as many hopeful customers as possible.

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@LATimes – Here’s MY Analysis

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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

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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#JoeTakesOnTheNews – Bakersfield Ballwasher Uses Lots Of Foamy Soap

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Top five car features that are fading away

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Winding down car windows manually is a pain in the backside

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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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Fisker Ocean electric crossover due in 2021 with solar roof, vegan interior

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Fisker's forthcoming electric crossover now has a name: Ocean. The new model, which Fisker claims will be the most sustainable vehicle in the world, will be officially unveiled in January. Unlike the ambitious EMotion flagship, Ocean will target the volume market with a starting price below $40,000.

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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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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.

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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 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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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 Motor accelerates hydrogen technology development through 3 strategic investments

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Hyundai Motor Company announced key investments into three hydrogen companies—Impact Coatings, H2Pro and GRZ Technologies—to strengthen its leadership position in the global hydrogen fuel cell ecosystem. The collaborations will enable Hyundai to expand its hydrogen infrastructure and enhance the efficiency of its fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) manufacturing.

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Stanford study finds current carbon capture technology inefficient & increases air pollution

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A study by Mark Z. Jacobson, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University, suggests that carbon capture technologies are inefficient and increase air pollution. His open-access paper is published in the journal Energy and Environmental Science. All sorts of scenarios have been developed under the assumption that carbon capture actually reduces substantial amounts of carbon.

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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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Hyundai concept semi shows high hopes for hydrogen fuel cells

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Hyundai says it wants to explore opportunities in the U.S. commercial truck market with its new fuel-cell-powered HDC-6 Neptune Class 8 semi concept.

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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.

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Prenatal air pollution exposure linked to infants’ decreased heart rate response to stress

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A mother’s exposure to particulate air pollution during pregnancy is associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in six-month-old infants, according to an open-access study by researchers at Mount Sinai research published in Environmental Health Perspectives. This study is the first to find that particulate air pollution exposure in utero can affect heart rate variability, which is a known risk factor for health issues.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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Turbos are going electric—and becoming part of hybrid powertrains

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Turbocharging has made its way from a niche performance upgrade and diesel-engine enabler to a mainstream power-booster aimed at making small, fuel-efficient engines drive like larger ones. What's next? As it turns out, the answer is hybrids.

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Cummins joins push for hydrogen fuel-cell semis with demonstrator

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Cummins, a name synonymous with heavy-duty hauling, has shown a hydrogen-powered Class 8 semi concept at the 2019 North America Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) in Atlanta. Its concept truck includes a proton exchange membrane fuel cell from Hydrogenics, which Cummins recently acquired.

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Lightyear One solar-supplemented EV now claims to be most aerodynamic car

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Dutch startup Lightyear claims its One electric car is the most aerodynamic car in the world, thanks to a Cd below 0.20, the company announced Tuesday.

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Tesla Model 3 is approved for NYC yellow cab duty

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Your next yellow cab ride in New York City might be a little bit greener. New York City has officially approved the Tesla Model 3 for taxi duty.

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London gets its first official electric black cab in 120 years

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While the industry clamors to put electric taxis in the air, London is taking its first real steps toward electrifying its ground-based taxi fleet. The aptly named Dynamo Motor Company has deployed its first all-electric, zero-emission taxi cab.

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