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CSIRO fills fuel cell vehicles with H2 produced by novel membrane technology; H2 from NH3

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Nissan sells its battery business, 225-mile Leaf e-Plus to get LG Chem batteries

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When it comes to electric-car batteries, Nissan is no longer going its own way. The company that launched the first modern, mass-market all-electric car has sold its electric-car battery subsidiary, Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC) to Envision Group, a Chinese renewable energy company. The two firms announced the deal on Friday.

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The Great British Bike-Off FAQs: Why don’t cyclists …?

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When the government recently announced measures to crack down on motorists who drive too close to cyclists, social platforms lit up with comments and reactions about the introduction of the minimum distance of 1.5m and £100 fines and three penalty points for drivers caught ignoring it

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Thursday August 9 2018

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California ARB releases proposed Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) regulation; 100% ZEB purchasing by 2029

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has released its proposed Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) regulation ( earlier post ) and a Draft Environmental Analysis (Draft EA) for public comment. CARB will conduct a public hearing on 27 September in Sacramento to consider the proposed ICT Regulation.

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The first Volt from GM was also a plug-in hybrid, but it was built in 1980

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Chevrolet's Volt wasn't the original, or even the first Volt from GM. Electric Auto Corporation receives that distinction for their car built in 1980, at the height of America's second gas crisis. It built the Silver Volt, a plug-in hybrid based on a contemporary Buick station wagon—16 years before the GM EV1. CHECK OUT: Modern electric cars. Plug-In Hybrids

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DOE analysis finds ongoing decrease in direct fuel cell vehicle costs

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A new analysis of the cost of current (2017) direct hydrogen fuel cell vehicles by a team from the Department of Energy, Argonne National Laboratory and Strategic Analysis found the lowest estimated system cost to date for high annual production rates.

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Zero emissions vs. "Hybrid": When is a Nissan Leaf not "green?"

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Dedicated reader John Briggs wrote in to Green Car Reports share his unfortunate experience with the airport police in Boston. We found his story so compelling, instructive—and dare we say entertaining?—that —that we felt it worthy of sharing. The following are his words, lightly edited for style. Sometimes a seemingly simple plan can fall. parking

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class lease deals now available

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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class lease deals now available

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Tuesday August 7 2018

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Japan researchers develop all-solid-state batteries with low resistance at electrode/solid electrolyte interface

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A team from Tohoku University and Tokyo Tech have addressed one of the major disadvantages of all-solid-state batteries by developing batteries with a low resistance at their electrode/solid electrolyte interface.

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Sono Sion solar car starts testing in Germany

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Solar cars are like sunny days—always waiting for tomorrow. Now the dawn may be breaking on that tomorrow with the small, crowd-funded Sono Sion solar car in Germany. The company has raised enough online funding to begin testing, according to a Reuters report carried by Autoblog. The car is mainly battery-powered, but the roof, doors, and

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First Drive Review: Audi A6 facelift

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First Drive Review: Audi A6 facelift

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Monday August 6 2018

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New Cadillac XT4 compact luxury SUV for China features GM Tripower propulsion system

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The all-new Cadillac XT4 compact luxury SUV that is coming to China later this month features the all-new General Motors TriPower propulsion system that incorporates multiple innovative technologies, and that is also deployed on the Silverado with a 2.7-liter engine.

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California warns it won't follow lower EPA fuel economy, emissions rules

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In response to an EPA proposal to freeze emissions and fuel economy standards, California said it will not honor federal vehicle certifications if the proposal goes through. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has proposed amending the California Low-Emission Vehicle III Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulation to ensure that cars and light-duty. EPA CAFE

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Top five car adverts of all time: Do you agree?

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Thierry Henry has returned as Renault brand ambassador, bringing “Va Va Voom” back to UK television screens for the first time since 2011 as part of a Sky Sports sponsorship

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Saturday August 4 2018

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European INN-BALANCE project progressing with engineering a new generation of fuel cell auxiliary components

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The European FCH JU-funded project INN-BALANCE (INNovative Cost Improvements for BALANCE of Plant Components of Automotive PEMFC Systems) partners are tasked with developing a new generation of highly-efficient fuel cell Balance of Plant (BoP) components.

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Elon Musk announces he's considering taking Tesla private (Updated)

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday he is considering taking the electric car company private. The executive posted on Twitter, "Am considering taking Tesla private at $420 a share." Tesla's stock bounced 7.3 percent Tuesday immediately after the news. Trading was halted for well over an hour on Tuesday. Shareholders could either to sell at 420 or

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Clarkson v The Computer: Is autonomous tech the end of the road for the traditional car reviewer?

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The driving test could be headed for the scrapheap

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SEAT and Grupo Sesé pilot duo trailer; longest, most efficient truck on European roads

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SEAT and Grupo Sesé have pilot-tested the duo trailer, the longest, most efficient truck driving on European roads. The truck-trailer combination measures more than 30 meters long, reduces CO 2 emissions by 20% per road journey, and reduces logistics costs by 25%.

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Solaris introducing new Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid; facelifted electric and hybrid models as well

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At the 14 th International Fair of Public Transport TRANSEXPO in Kielce, 23-25 October 2018, Solaris will introduce the new Solaris Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid. The company will also showcase facelifted version of the Solaris Urbino 12 electric and the Solaris Urbino 12 hybrid.

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China-US team uses graphene composite separator to suppress polysulfide shuttling in Li-S batteries

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A team of researchers from institutions in China and the US report the design of a negatively charged graphene composite separator for the effective suppression of the polysulfide shuttling effect in Li-sulfur batteries.

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Loop Energy fuel cell range-extenders chosen for FAST TRACK project; zero-emission Class 8 drayage trucks

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Canada-based Loop Energy’s heavy-duty fuel cell range extender ( earlier post ) will power two new zero-emission hybrid-electric Class 8 drayage trucks that will operate for a one-year period as part of a FAST TRACK Fuel Cell Truck Project in southern California. The Loop-powered, long-haul trucks will work in demanding road operations, towing up to 80,000 pounds of freight throughout the San Diego and Los Angeles regions.

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LeddarTech delivers first LCA2 solid-state LiDAR chips to automotive partners

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LeddarTech has delivered the first A-samples of its LeddarCore LCA2 system-on-chip (SoC) ( earlier post ) to select automotive partners which will be publicly disclosed at a later date this year.

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ARPA-E announces $35M funding opportunity to develop novel heat exchanger technologies

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Next 10 reports explore rapid changes to California grid driven by EVs, distributed energy resources and community choice aggregation

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California’s grid is facing an era of rapid change.

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IHS Markit projects automakers could be fined more than €14B for European CO2 excess emissions in 2021

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New analysis by IHS Markit suggests that automakers failing to meet 2021 fleet CO 2 emissions compliance for passenger vehicles sold in the European Union (EU) could be fined more than €14 billion (US$16 billion) in 2021.

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JATO warns of widening disparity between WLTP correlated NEDC values and existing NEDC data

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Audi e-tron recuperation system contributes up to 30% of total range

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The Audi e-tron prototype combines power, efficiency and range. With a system output of up to 300 kW, the full-size SUV with a fully electric drive accelerates from zero to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in less than six seconds. In the WLTP test cycle, it covers more than 400 kilometers (248.5

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Xtalic enters EV market with materials that improve battery charger connector wear by up to 40x; XTALIUM alloy

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Xtalic Corporation, a provider of nano-scale metal alloys and coatings, has entered the electric vehicle market with products that extend the life of connectors in electric battery chargers by up to 40 times.

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Renovo and HERE Technologies form partnership to further open interfaces in automated mobility

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open ecosystem of best-in-class technologies working seamlessly together will be at the heart of the automated transportation systems of the future. That is the shared vision of. Renovo, a mobility software technology company, and mapping and location services company HERE Technologies have entered into a partnership to deploy open interfaces for highly and fully automated vehicles.

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Study concludes environmental regulations drove steep declines in US factory pollution even with increased production

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The federal Clean Air Act and associated environmental regulations have driven steep declines in air pollution emissions over the past several decades, even as US manufacturers increased production, according to a study by two University of California, Berkeley, economists.

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PNNL: increases in aerosols from East Asia decreased effects of reductions in US emissions in western states by 25%

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A study led by scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that, in the western United States, increases in aerosols from East Asia decreased the radiative warming effect induced by reductions in US emissions by 25% from 1980-2014. The open-access study appears in the AGU journal Earth’s Future. Because they can either absorb or reflect energy, aerosols are important components influencing air quality and atmospheric changes.

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