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SwRI engineers develop near-zero emissions diesel engine technology; 90% reduction of NOx

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Southwest Research Institute engineers have developed the next generation of clean diesel engine technology to reduce hazardous nitrogen oxides (NO x ) and carbon dioxide emissions while minimizing fuel consumption.

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Electric oil tankers: A slick use of renewable energy?

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It seems even the oil industry is acknowledging that electric transportation is the future. A group of seven Japanese companies formed the eConsortium to promote electric ships. The consortium's first project? An electric oil tanker.

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New BMW 5 Series get PHEVs across the range

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BMW has given its current 5 Series a mid-life facelift. As well as new exterior and interior styling, the Munich brand has improved connectivity and added PHEV drivetrains across all four and six cylinder engine options.

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First look at the new rugged Hyundai Santa Fe

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Hyundai has released a first glimpse of the new third-generation Santa Fe SUV

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Successful first flight of the world?s largest all-electric aircraft: Cessna Grand Caravan 208B

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magniX, a company developing electric propulsion systems for aircraft, and AeroTEC, a leading independent company focused on aerospace testing, engineering and certification, announced the successful flight of an all-electric Cessna Grand Caravan 208B.

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Tesla lowers prices on all but Model Y, appears to drop free Supercharging

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In what appears to be a move to stoke demand amid the coronavirus recovery, Tesla lowered the price tag on nearly all of its models by thousands of dollars starting Tuesday night.

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Europe overtakes China on EV investment

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Europe's EV makers and associated industries pumped money into their trade at almost four times the rate of China throughout the course of 2019.

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Air Liquide introducing next-gen hydrogen stations

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Air Liquide is introducing next-generation hydrogen stations with a high capacity of 1,000 kg and dual filling positions capable of filling 250 vehicles per day. Air Liquide’s high capacity gaseous hydrogen station can provide 700 bar fills at T40 temperatures per SAE J2601 protocol.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV: 5 geeky details show Ford's commitment to EVs

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A special group within Ford, called Team Edison, has been navigating a daunting challenge—to thread the needle between performance enthusiasts and tech-savvy electric-car fans, assuring that the inner workings of a mammoth company wouldn’t stifle the project along the way.

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Lead the Charge: Workplace Charging Webinar June 3 | 1 PM

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Lead the Charge. The way we move goods and people is becoming increasingly electrified. Stay ahead of the curve by getting your workplace EV-ready. Installing workplace charging stations will: Attract and retain talent while increasing employee satisfaction.

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Turning back the clock: Five things you don’t find in cars anymore

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Things that were once luxuries are now taken for granted

2020 58

Alstom reports successful 1.5y trial operation of Coradia iLint fuel cell trains, next project phase begins

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After 530 days and more than 180,000 driven kilometers, the successful trial operation of the world’s first two hydrogen trains was officially completed at the end of February. Two pre-series trains of Alstom’s Coradia iLint model have been in passenger service since September 2018. Earlier post.).

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France is making EVs and plug-in hybrids the basis for $9 billion program

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The French government is putting together an 8 billion euro ($8.8 billion) bailout package to help the auto industry recover from the coronavirus pandemic, and electric cars will be an important part of it.

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New study shows best- and worst-prepared cities for EVs

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The UK's preparedness for EVs in terms of charging points is a very varied picture. Available infrastructure – specifically in terms of public charging points – is very much a postcode lottery with some places way ahead of others. With the government having pledged £500m to support charger installation, Uswitch has studied the places that could benefit the most

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2020 Volkswagen Golf: Entry-level one-litre engine added to range

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Volkswagen has expanded the all-new Golf range even further, with the addition of a 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine, which will act as the new entry-point to the popular model

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Battery500 project has achieved 350 Wh/kg and more than 350 cycles

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EV battery costs have declined significantly over the past ten years, from more than $1,000 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) to less than $200/kWh.

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Location is everything for high-power DC fast charging

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The DC fast-charging stations, such as those that are part of the Tesla Supercharger or Electrify America networks, are arguably the ones for which location is the most important.

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Pozna? orders 37 more Solaris electric buses

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MPK Pozna? in Poland has ordered 37 electric buses made by Solaris. The zero-emission vehicles will be delivered in the second half of 2021. The buses will join 21 Solaris electric busesthat have been carrying Pozna? residents for a few months now.

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Cracow signs $40M order for 50 Solaris electric buses

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Cracow, Poland public transport operator Miejskie Przedsi?biorstwo biorstwo Komunikacyjne S.A. MPK) has signed a contract for the purchase of 50 Solaris Urbino 18 electric buses.

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Researchers use copper ions to enhance performance of Mg battery

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Magnesium (Mg) is a promising candidates to replace lithium for electrochemical energy storage devices due to its abundance—far greater than that of lithium—enhanced safety, and theoretical high volumetric capacity.

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1st development phase of Autostack Industrie project for commercialization of fuel cell stacks complete

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In 2017, Germany launched a consortium of leading industrial companies to investigate high-volume production of automotive fuel cell stacks. Earlier post.) Now, the first development phase—Evolution 1—of the stack development is complete ; the level achieved will be evaluated by the partners. The complexity and number of parts of a fuel cell (FC) system is similar to a combustion engine. A key component is the FC stack.

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Rolls-Royce and Daimler Truck AG plan cooperation on stationary fuel-cell systems

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Daimler Truck AG and Rolls-Royce plc plan to cooperate on stationary fuel-cell generators as CO 2 -neutral emergency power generators for safety-critical facilities such as data centers.

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Mercedes-Benz gradually increasing battery production in Kamenz plant

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Local battery production is an important success factor for Mercedes-Benz AG’s electric offensive and the key element to meet the global demand for electrified vehicles flexibly and efficiently. The company is therefore investing more than €1 billion to establish a global battery production network.

2020 269

H2OzBus project to deploy 100 fuel cell buses across Australia

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ITM Power announced the formation of the H2OzBus Project and the signing of a memorandum of understanding with a consortium of strategic partners. The consortium comprises Transit Systems, part of the SeaLink Travel Group; Ballard Power Systems; BOC Limited; Palisade Investment Partners; and ITM Power.

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Order-taking begins for Mercedes-Benz EQV electric van

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The new battery-electric-powered van from Mercedes-Benz, the EQV ( earlier post ), can now be ordered. For the market launch, the van is available in the long wheelbase version as the EQV 300. A 90 kWh battery pack enables a range of up to 418 kilometers (260 miles).

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Gaussin and Total developing 1st full electric aircraft refueler transporter; Saft batteries

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Engineering company Gaussin and energy major Total are jointly developing the first full electric aircraft refueler transporter (ART FULL ELEC). Planned for the Airbus industrial site in Toulouse, this prototype will be capable of towing two fuel tankers, with a fuel capacity of 30 tons each.

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Order book opens for Swindon Powertrain’s High Power Density (HPD) EV system

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Customers can now order Swindon Powertrain’s High Power Density (HPD) EV system with deliveries starting in August. The 80kW production unit is smaller and lighter than the concept, making it suited for sports, recreation and light commercial applications as well as classic car conversions.

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American Honda Motor to pay $1.9M in penalties in California for small engine emissions violations

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The California Air Resources Board has reached a settlement of $1,927,800 with American Honda Motor Co., Honda) to resolve clean-air violations related to the sale of small off-road engines in California. The violations involved small off-road engines used in generators and lawn and garden equipment. Through extensive tests in its lab CARB discovered that this equipment did not meet the evaporative control emission standards that Honda had originally agreed to during the certification process.

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Researchers use cold-spray deposition to create thermoelectric generators for harvesting waste heat from previously inaccessible sources

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Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and collaborators have used an additive manufacturing technique, called cold-spray deposition, to create thermoelectric generators that can harvest waste heat—a huge untapped resource—from previously inaccessible sources, such as pipes with complex geometries. The generators display good performance over a wide temperature range.

2020 252

WinGD wins type approval for biggest and most powerful LNG engine; first application in CMA CGM ultra-large container ships

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WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) has received type approval for the biggest and most powerful LNG-fueled engines yet built.

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Pasadena opens the largest public EV fast-charging plaza in the US

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The City of Pasadena announced the grand opening of the Marengo Charging Plaza, 155 E. Green Street.

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SLOCAT preliminary analysis of impact of COVID-19 on regional mobility

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The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLOCAT) has published a preliminary analysis of the early impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on passenger mobility in urban environments.

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Updated Gen7 BMW 5 Series sedan introduces new 48V MHEV system, more powerful PHEV

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BMW announced the updated, 2021 7 th generation 5 Series Sedan. The MY2021 models feature improvements in exterior and interior design, aerodynamics and technology, plus the introduction of a new 48-volt mild hybrid system and a new plug-in hybrid drivetrain.

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New study provides detailed analysis of oxygen evolution reaction at molecular level

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Ruthenium dioxide is widely used in industrial processes, in which it’s particularly important for catalyzing the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) that splits molecules of water and releases oxygen.

2020 238

Argosy Minerals announces first shipment of lithium carbonate from Rincon project

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Australia-based Argosy Minerals Limited confirmed the successful export shipment of five tonnes of >99.5% lithium carbonate product from its industrial-scale pilot plant operations at the Rincon Lithium Project in Salta Province, Argentina.

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Graz researchers develop cost-effective chemical looping process for decentralized production of high-purity hydrogen

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Hydrogen researchers at Graz University of Technology (Austria), together with the Graz-based start-up Rouge H2 Engineering , have developed a cost-effective process for the decentralized production of high-purity hydrogen using chemical looping.

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Oleophobic hydrophobic magnetic sponge selectively soaks up oil, sparing water and wildlife

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A Northwestern Engineering-led team has developed a highly porous smart sponge that selectively soaks up oil in water. With an ability to absorb more than 30 times its weight in oil, the sponge could be used to clean up oil spills inexpensively and efficiently without harming marine life.

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