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I am the firstborn child of Mary Brigid O’Connor and Stanley Daniel Galliani. I was born in September of 1957. On New Year’s Day 1982 we parted company in anger with my father yelling at me, “Get out! Get out, and don’t come back!”. I told him then, “Don’t say it if you don’t mean it.

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Electric Motor Torque and Gear Ratio

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I am wondering what the torque I can expect out of a generic forklift motor would be. I just acquired a Ford Ranger that I'm going to convert. I was

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Scania unveils modular battery-electric self-driving urban concept vehicle

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Rivian CEO confirms auxiliary batteries, truck-to-truck charging

Green Car Reports

The U.S.-based based startup electric automaker Rivian is already showing plenty of signs that it's doing things differently than Tesla.

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El Segundo’s @LATimes Drops News Coverage & Goes Full On Bread & Circus To Entertain Elderly White Readers With Witches #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Top five things we learned this week…

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Plotting politicians, a misspelt Prince of Wales and a month’s rain in just a few days, it’s been a busy old week

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Hyundai Motor partners with MDGo to enhance vehicle safety through AI accident analysis

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Hyundai Motor Company is partnering with MDGo , an Israeli start-up specializing in medical artificial intelligence (AI) systems, to help shape the next generation of advanced vehicle safety systems.

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@LATimes, @mridleythomas & @ericgarcetti Clueless Failures On Homeless Crisis With No Solutions. Here is How To Fix Things You Rich Dummies #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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If robots and human drivers can’t get along, is geofencing the answer?

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There has been a huge amount written, said and promoted about autonomous cars

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Light-powered nano-bio hybrid organisms consume CO2, create plastics and fuels

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University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost carbon sequestration and eco-friendly manufacturing for chemicals.

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Tesla opens first 250-kw charging stations at Fremont factory

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With Tesla's Supercharger fast charging network, Tesla vehicles can now be charged faster than any other currently available electric car.

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T&E study finds cruise ships emitting 10x more SOx in Europe port cities than all Europe’s 260M cars

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An in-house study by environmental NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) has found that the luxury cruise brands owned by Carnival Corporation & PLC emitted in 2017 in European seas alone 10 times more SO x than all of Europe’s 260+ million passenger vehicles.

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China’s first LNG bunker vessel to feature integrated Wärtsilä solutions

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China’s first seagoing LNG bunker vessel will operate with a comprehensive and integrated package of solutions from the technology group Wärtsilä.

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SW/TCH Maritime funds the construction of hydrogen fuel cell e-ferry

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Mercedes-AMG 2L, turbo four-cylinder pushes out up to 421 hp, 500 Nm

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With an output of up to 310 kW (421 hp), the completely newly developed Mercedes-AMG 2.0-liter M 139 engine is the world’s most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in series production. With this engine, Mercedes-AMG has even exceeded the previously most powerful M 133 by 30 kW (41 hp).

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Pfenning Logistics opts for the Mercedes-Benz eActros electric truck

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German logistics service provider Pfenning Logistics will be using a Mercedes-Benz eActros battery-electric 25-tonne truck to supply the Mercedes-Benz Mannheim plant. In October 2018, Mercedes-Benz Trucks handed over an eActros in Mannheim to concrete producer TBS Transportbeton.

2019 109

SEAT introduces the Mii Electric city car in first salvo of electric offensive

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SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, has begun its EV offensive by introducing the Mii Electric city car in Oslo. Pre-sales of the SEAT Mii electric—touted by SEAT as one of the most affordable EVs offered—will start in September.

2019 109

Carnegie Mellon researchers develop semi-liquid lithium metal anode for use with solid electrolytes

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Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s Mellon College of Science and College of Engineering have developed a semiliquid lithium metal-based anode (SLMA) that represents a new paradigm in battery design for solid electrolyte batteries.

2019 107

More bikes make cities safer for all, study shows

Green Car Reports

Powering cars with clean electricity is one way to make transportation more sustainable. Going back to basics with human powered transportation may be a bigger step. But getting more bicycles on the road has been an uphill battle for many communities.

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Beyond Tesla, electric cars lose value faster than other vehicles

Green Car Reports

Lower maintenance and repair needs plus lower energy costs can make a very convincing case for electric car ownership. The same isn’t always true for those who own vehicles the old-fashioned way, going with what’s new and fresh every three years or so, before trading it in for the next.

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WinGD launches new low-speed, 2-stroke dual-fuel engines

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In response to the growing demand for more efficient and reliable marine propulsion that serves the needs of an increasingly environmentally sustainable industry, WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.)

2019 106

Researchers propose reason for capacity loss in metal-oxide battery materials

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Because of their high energy-storage density, materials such as metal oxides, sulfides, and fluorides are promising electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles and other technologies. However, their capacity fades very rapidly.

2019 105

Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving

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Volvo Cars and Uber presented a jointly developed production car capable of driving by itself, the next step in the strategic collaboration between both companies.

2019 101

China researchers develop one-pot process for direct conversion of cellulose to ethanol

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Researchers in China have developed a one-pot process for the direct conversion of cellulose to ethanol with a yield of 43.2 C% over a multifunctional catalyst Mo/Pt/WO x , which effectively catalyzes the tandem reactions of cellulose to ethylene glycol (EG) and then to ethanol.

2019 101

New BMW 3 Series Touring to offer PHEV version; XtraBoost mode

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The new generation BMW 3 Series Touring will offer the first plug-in hybrid drive system for one of BMW’s Touring models. The BMW eDrive technology in the BMW 330e Touring comprises a four-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor integrated into the eight-speed Steptronic transmission.

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MIT autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other: dynamic roboat structures

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The city of Amsterdam envisions a future in which fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or self-assemble into floating stages and bridges.

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Hyundai and Kia invest in autonomous vehicle technology company Aurora

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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have invested in Aurora to accelerate development of autonomous vehicle technologies.

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Hanyang team develops new Li-metal battery for EV operating conditions; outperforms LMBs in the literature

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Researches at Hanyang University in Seoul, S. Korea, have developed a Li-metal battery (LMB) (specifically, a Li/NCM battery) designed with EV operating requirements in mind that they say outperforms LMBs reported in the literature to date.

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Gen 3 Ecodiesel in 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel delivers 480 lb-ft, leading fuel economy

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The 2020 Ram 1500 will become the most powerful half-ton diesel pickup in the US, with 480 lb-ft (651 N·m) of torque, and the most capable light-duty diesel, with towing capability up to 12,560 pounds.

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Brookhaven, U Arkansas team develop new core-shell catalyst for ethanol fuel cells

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Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and the University of Arkansas have developed a highly efficient catalyst for extracting electrical energy from ethanol.

Ballard unveils 8th generation fuel cell module for heavy duty motive market: FCmove-HD

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Ballard Power Systems unveiled its 8th generation high-performance fuel cell module, the FCmove-HD, at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit being held in Stockholm, Sweden. FCmove-HD. The culmination of product development and field experience based on almost 14 million kilometers (9 million miles) of vehicle operation, Ballard’s FCmove-HD fuel cell module is compact, robust and offers a 35% reduction in lifecycle cost.

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Chalmers team develops optical nano-sensor for detecting pollution

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Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a small, optical nano-sensor for pollution detection which can be mounted onto an ordinary streetlight. The technology is already in use in western Sweden, and researchers and other interested parties hope that the sensor could soon be used in many broad contexts. A collaboration with the University of Sheffield is also underway.

2019 95

Audi E-tron recalled for battery seal, potential “thermal event”

Green Car Reports

Audi confirmed Monday that it is recalling 1,644 E-tron electric SUVs, including 544 vehicles that have been delivered to customers, due to an issue with the battery pack’s seal that it says could lead to “a short circuit or thermal event.”

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Honda provides some detail on chassis and powertrain for Honda e EV

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Honda’s new compact electric vehicle, the Honda e, is the first Honda to be built on a dedicated EV platform, designed from the ground up to deliver excellent Honda driving dynamics.

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Honda E electric car: 50/50 weight distribution, “in action” tease next month

Green Car Reports

Honda’s sporty, retro-cute Urban EV Concept created quite a buzz ever since its 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show debut. And now, with the Honda E, as it will be called, fast-tracked and due to be shown in production form later this year, Honda is aiming to keep up the excitement.

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MECA report assesses technology feasibility for heavy-duty diesel trucks to meet lower NOx standards by 2024

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KLM to contribute to TU Delft Flying-V concept for more sustainable aviation

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