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Researchers in Korea propose graphene/Ni foam as Li metal storage medium for advanced batteries

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Researchers in Korea have developed three-dimensional monolithic corrugated graphene on nickel foam electrode as a Li metal storage framework in carbonate electrolytes. Electrochemical tests reported in their paper in the Journal of Power Sources illustrate the effectiveness of this material design concept, which provides a new route to the development of a Li metal electrode for use in highly reactive electrolytes.

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Exploding, Dirty, Polluting Torrance Refinery Continues To Terrorize Residents As It Spews Lies Along With Climate Killing Carbon

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus revealed: 226-mile range, quicker acceleration

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Nissan unveiled Tuesday a new version of the 2019 Leaf electric car, called the Leaf Plus or Leaf e+, that can go well over 200 miles on a charge. Although such a model has been a long time coming, the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus stands as strong evidence that in the eight years since the first deliveries of the Leaf, Nissan has listened carefully to. lithium-ion CES LEAF Fast Charging

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Chevy Blazer Conversion with No Transmission

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I hope you can help us out. I have a 2002 Chevy Blazer 2wd RWD Automatic in my garage and am thinking about EV, but my goals are modest. 40mph

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thyssenkrupp produces ammonia from steel mill gases; Carbon2Chem

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For the first time thyssenkrupp has produced ammonia from steel mill gases, marking the first time in the world that steel mill gases, including the CO 2 they contain, have been converted into ammonia. The production represents a further milestone in the Carbon2Chem project, which is being funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to the tune of around €60 million ($69 million).

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I crossed the Nullarbor in an Electric Car | Day 946-949

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Crowdfunding campaign: [link]. The post I crossed the Nullarbor in an Electric Car | Day 946-949 appeared first on Plug Me In. Updates Videos Electric Car Nullarbor Nullarbor Plain Nundroo plug me in Poochera Port Augusta

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2020 Mini Cooper S E: Speedy electric hatchback due for Mini's 60th birthday

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As one of the pioneers of electric cars, Mini isn't content to build a more efficient, emissions-free version of its basic hatchback when it develops its first production electric car. Instead, it hopes to reimagine the electric car as a life-sized slot car that takes advantage of the electric powertain's instant torque and the battery's low

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Mercedes-Benz EQC electric crossover makes US debut at CES 2019

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The first Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle from the EQ brand made its US premiere at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. The EQC crossover SUV ( earlier post ) marks the beginning of a new mobility era at Daimler. The EQC features two electric motors at the front and rear axles with a combined output of 402 hp. The operation strategy enables the EQC to deliver a preliminary estimated range of 450 kilometers (279 miles) according to the European cycle NEDC.

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Top feel-good driving songs of all time

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Got the January blues? Bored of Brexit? Stuck in the school run traffic already? Well, according to a new survey, more than 90% of drivers say music can make them feel better – with classic rock and pop more likely to boost moods than modern-day hits

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Here are the electric-car models on the way for 2019

Green Car Reports

Regular readers of Green Car Reports know we have been saying for a year now that 2019 is the year of the electric SUV. Now the year is finally here, and we thought we'd give our readers a peek at what we know about all the upcoming models. Most are SUVs, with a couple of hatchbacks thrown in. In many cases their specific arrival dates are not

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CES 2019: Toyota Lifts the Veil on Its Guardian Driver-Assist System

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The driver-assist system will mimic a technique used in fighter jets to serve as a smart intermediary between driver and car. transportation transportation/self-driving

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Study: plant roadside hedges rather than trees to combat near-road pollution

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Urban planners should plant hedges—or a combination of trees with hedges—rather than just relying on roadside trees if they are most effectively to reduce pollution exposure from cars in near-road environments, according to a new study from the University of Surrey.

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First drive review: Kia e-Niro

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Electric vehicles currently have a problem with trading off range for affordability

No more rumble: Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle arrives in August, costs more than $30,000

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Forget loud pipes, the latest Harley-Davidson hums decisively as the rider cranks the accelerator grip. The iconic American motorcycle company has teased its efforts to develop an electric motorcycle for several years. Now it has committed to an on-sale date and price for its long-awaited LiveWire. On its website, the company announced Monday that. motorcycles Harley-Davidson

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@LATimes Now Has Steve Bannon & Breitbart Writing Its News Headlines, Truth Is Casualty Until #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Occidental Petroleum and Chevron invest in direct air carbon capture and synthetic fuels company Carbon Engineering

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Canada-based Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE) CE) has received equity investment from two global energy companies: Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC (OLCV), a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation; and Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), the venture capital arm of Chevron Corporation. These investments will accelerate the commercialization of CE’s proven Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology that removes CO 2 directly from the air and subsequently synthesizes it into clean transportation fuels.

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CES 2019 round-up: See the in-car tech of tomorrow… today!

Green Cars News

It’s no secret that technology is becoming more and more important in vehicles, not only to the cars themselves but the driving experience as a whole

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Cadillac to become “lead electric vehicle brand” for GM to rival Tesla (Updated)

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General Motors’ Cadillac brand has fought to restore its luster as a brand for technology and innovation, with repeated attempts that fell short of a resounding success. Finally, it appears that Cadillac might be turning toward a future that may have a better chance of restoring the brand’s glory days: electric luxury cars. In an. General Motors GM Mary Barra

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@LATimes Takes The Racist Bait And Treats Phony Wall As Legitimate News While Failing To Cover Climate Crisis #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Arbe launching 4D imaging radar beta product Phoenix

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Israel-based Arbe is launching Phoenix, its automotive 4D imaging radar beta product. This new front-end system, powered by Arbe’s proprietary chipset technology, enables evaluation and development towards production and full commercialization of 4D imaging radar for all levels of vehicle autonomy.

Review: 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Green Cars News

Who’d have thought that the best-selling plug-in hybrid car would be a sizeable SUV? Mitsubishi understood the market when the Outlander first appeared in 2014, combining a 2.0-litre petrol engine with an electric motor and a decent battery pack, creating something that was big and green

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Was 2018 the peak for internal-combustion car sales?

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Electric-car sales are growing. Total car sales around the world are shrinking. Put the two together, and the conclusion from many analysts is that sales of cars powered by internal combustion engines around the world have already peaked. From 2019 onward, they're likely to do nothing but shrink, according to several automotive analysts. sales

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Hey @LATimes! Stop Letting Trump Spin Your News. It Misinforms The Public & It’s False #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 150

Mazda develops first cold-stamped parts using 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel; to be applied across the lineup starting with Mazda3

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Mazda Motor Corporation, working separately with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation and JFE Steel Corporation, has developed the world’s first cold-stamped vehicle body parts made from 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel. The parts are used in Mazda’s new-generation Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture, which will underpin upcoming models starting from the all-new Mazda3. Parts using 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel.

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2019 Porsche 911 Cabriolet revealed

Green Cars News

Porsche has taken the covers off the new 911 Cabriolet

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Leading the way: Tesla trounces luxury competitors in year-end sales tally

Green Car Reports

Now that Tesla has released its final sales numbers for the end of last year, we finally have a yardstick to measure the company’s sales success. In the third quarter, Tesla made a point of noting that, with the Model 3 approaching full production, it became the fifth bestselling—non-SUV—car model in America. On New Year’s. Car Sales

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FCA US reaches settlements on diesel emissions at estimated cost of $800M

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FCA US has reached final settlements on civil, environmental and consumer claims with US federal and state agencies as well as private class actions to resolve differences over diesel emissions requirements. The estimated total cost of settlements is $0.8 billion, in line with financial charge taken for this purpose in third-quarter, 2018.

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Volkswagen Group sets up new group company for energy and charging: Elli

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The Volkswagen Group is establishing a Group company for energy offerings and charging solutions, underlining its strategic goal of becoming a leading provider of sustainable mobility. Elli Group GmbH , with headquartered in Berlin, is to develop products and services connected with energy and charging for the brands of the Group. As one of the world’s largest automakers, Volkswagen is going to force the pace of the urgently needed transport and energy transition to emission-neutral e-mobility.

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DOE to award up to $88M for oil and natural gas recovery research

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The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Fossil Energy announced up to $88 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects enhancing technologies for oil and natural gas recovery under two separate funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) will manage the projects selected under both FOAs.

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ICL model predicts lithium-ion batteries most competitive for storage applications by 2030

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Researchers at Imperial College London (ICL) developed a model to determine the lifetime costs (i.e., levelized cost)—as opposed to the investment cost—of 9 electricity storage technologies for 12 different applications between 2015 and 2050. The model predicts lithium-ion batteries to be the cheapest technology in the coming decades. An open-access paper on their work is published in the journal Joule. Credit: Schmidt et al. Joule.

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ZF unveiling robo-taxi at CES 2019; ProAI RoboThink controller

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At CES 2019, ZF will unveil a steering-wheel- and pedal-free robo-taxi to show how its technologies enable new forms of urban mobility. Users can hail the taxi using their smartphone or tablet; the robo-taxi will maneuver autonomously to pick them up. It can then chauffeur them to where they wish to go. Automation, electrification and networking are critical enablers as the transport of people and goods continually increase in urban centers.

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Cepton expands LiDAR portfolio; NVIDIA DRIVE

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Cepton Technologies Inc., a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions, announced two new LiDAR products: the Vista-M and Vista-X. The Vista series LiDAR solutions are built with Cepton’s patented Micro-Motion Technology (MMT) and run on the NVIDIA DRIVE in-vehicle AI computing platform—providing high resolution and long-range imaging to enable all levels of autonomous applications.

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New Flyer introduces real-time smart analytics reporting platform to enhance battery-electric bus operation, intelligence, and efficiency

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New Flyer of America Inc. has introduced Connect 360—a real-time, cloud-based business analytics dashboard for Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric buses, operated by New Flyer Connect. New Flyer Connect is New Flyer’s cloud-based telematics technology that communicates real-time GPS and analytic data to optimize bus performance, driver efficiency, safety, and preventative maintenance.

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Continental develops global 5G-Hybrid-V2X solution, wins first series project

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Continental is developing a flexible 5G hybrid platform that allows both mobile network communication, and rapid and reliable direct exchange of data. These benefits are being realized with a first customer award for this 5G-Hybrid-V2X solution. Connected vehicles allow drivers and passengers access to state-of-the-art infotainment.

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General Motors to collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots on EV charging network

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General Motors will collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots—three of the US’ leading electric vehicle (EV) charging networks—to enable access to the largest collective electric vehicle charging network in the United States, including more than 31,000 charging ports. GM plans to aggregate dynamic data from each of the EV charging networks so owners of the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt EV can have a more seamless charging experience with their GM vehicles.

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MBTA orders five 60' electric buses from New Flyer

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New Flyer of America Inc., the US subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. NFI), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer in North America, announced that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has awarded New Flyer a new contract for five sixty-foot (10 equivalent units) New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE heavy-duty, battery-electric zero-emission buses.

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ZF showcasing automotive sensor portfolio at CES 2019

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At CES this year, ZF is highlighting its sensor portfolio which can detect vehicle surroundings and thereby help to enhance the safety of conventional and automated vehicles. The resulting architecture—including a new, full-range radar, solid state LiDAR, innovative cameras and acoustic sensors—are combined with a powerful and scalable NVIDIA platform from the ZF ProAI product family to create a powerful overall sensor system. ZF ProAI.

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