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Researchers design nanoparticles for cost-effective hydrogen production process

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Researchers at the University of Arkansas, with colleagues from Brookhaven National Lab and Argonne National Lab, have found that nanoparticles composed of nickel and iron are more effective and efficient than other more costly materials when used as catalysts in the production of hydrogen fuel through water electrolysis. A paper on their work is published in the journal Nanoscale.

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2 Weeks After Millions Walk Out Of School In Worldwide #ClimateStrike @LATimes Gives Readers Weak & Poorly Written “News” Reporting.

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Global warming emissions hit record level in 2018, IEA reports

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The International Energy Agency reported on Tuesday that global warming emissions reached a record level in 2018, despite efforts in the U.S., Europe, and China to reduce emissions with more sales of electric cars and cleaner power. Greenhouse gas emissions increased faster in 2018 than during any of the past six years. Worldwide, emissions of. global warming carbon dioxide

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Does Under-Voltage Matter to a Golf Cart?

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Will a 48 volt cart run or even move with only 36 volts? I'm using three 12v batteries. I guess I could come up with another but I would like to see

Hyster to develop fuel-cell electric reachstacker for Port of Valencia

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Hyster Europe is developing a zero-emission reachstacker featuring a hydrogen fuel cell for the Port of Valencia, as part of the European Horizon 2020 program and H2Ports project. The port will be the first in Europe to incorporate hydrogen energy in its operations. A conventional Hyster Reachstacker in operation. An on-board hydrogen fuel cell will charge the battery on the forthcoming fully electric Hyster ReachStacker.

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@LATimeskraft How Much Worse Does Our #ClimateEmergency Have To Tank Before You Start Covering It In The @LATimes? Are Chevron’s Toxic Fumes In El Segundo Impairing Your Professional Judgement? #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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10 lessons from the short life of the Chevy Volt, 2011-2019

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On February 15, GM ended production of the innovative Chevrolet Volt with little fanfare. Over two generations and nine model years, the company sold more than 150,000 of the compact plug-in hybrid hatchbacks. In automotive time, nine model years isn’t that long. The best brand names live for decades: think Ford F-150, or Honda Civic, or. Plug-In Hybrids

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California cap-and-trade spending doubles to $1.4 billion in 2018; xEV rebates, affordable housing, wildfire prevention, public transit

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An annual ' tracking the progress of California Climate Investments, released by the California Air Resources Board and the California Department of Finance, finds that nearly $1.4 billion in new funding last year went to projects across all of California’s 58 counties—almost double the $720 million spent in 2017.

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@LATimes Asks The Wrong Question For The #ClimateCrisis They Still Don’t Report On Or Grok ##JoeTakesOnTheNews

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New wind and solar power costs less than keeping old coal running

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From an environmental standpoint, it's rare that buying something new can have a lower impact that keeping whatever's old. But that's what's happening with renewable energy now, according to a new report published by Energy Innovation. For most of their history, the knock on renewable wind and solar power is that they cost more than fossil fuels. global warming

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Top five things we’ve learned this week

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Sparks might have been flying in the House of Commons this week, but it’s fair to say the last seven days have been rather electrifying in the world of cars, too

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New BMW X1 xDrive25Le PHEV boosts electric range 83% to 110 km; new NCM battery technology

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At Auto Shanghai 2019 in April, BMW Brilliance Automotive will present the new edition of the BMW X1 xDrive25Le. The compact Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) developed exclusively for the Chinese automotive market with extended wheelbase and plug-in drive now achieves an electrically powered range of up to 110 kilometers (68 miles) due to its new battery technology.

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#FailedJournalism In @LATimes Front Page Story About Traffic On Another Planet Where They Aren’t In A Climate Crisis With 10 Years To Change Everything #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Volvo to boost plug-in hybrid production to 25 percent of fleet

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While other automakers are moving away from plug-in hybrids to electric powertrains, Volvo is finding unexpected success with its lineup of plug-in hybrids. At a recent roundtable with journalists in Sweden, Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said the company is disappointed that it underestimated demand for its plug-in hybrids. DON'T MISS: Volvo XC90. plug-in cars

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Demand drives used values for small electric cars

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Demand for small used electric vehicles is soaring

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First prototype carbon fiber chassis delivered from new £50M McLaren Automotive innovation and manufacturing center

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The first prototype carbon fiber MonoCell, the tub that forms the main structure of McLaren’s cars, has been shipped from the company’s new £50-million (US$66-million) innovation and production center in Yorkshire to the McLaren Production center (MPC) in Woking, Surrey.

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@LATimes Continues To Suck At Covering #ClimateEmergency As Focus On Journalism Ends & Publisher @DrPatSoonShiong Looks To E-Sports Future For Failed Newspaper As Reporters Weep #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus: Drive review of long-range electric car

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If more power, a 226-mile range, and a $39,405 base price—before considering the full $7,500 federal EV tax credit you can still get—collectively seems like the sweet spot for the Leaf, you probably have GM to thank. Nissan has admitted that it never planned to push the Leaf above a 40-kwh battery pack and beyond a rated range of 150. Driven Green Life

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Range Rover P400e Road Test

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Range Rover P400e Road Test

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New superionic conductor could result in highest energy density solid-state batteries to date

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Scientists from Tohoku University and the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization have developed a new complex hydride lithium superionic conductor that could result in all-solid-state batteries with the highest energy density to date. An open-access paper on the work is published in Nature Communications.

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Hey @SupJaniceHahn #ClimateStrike Kids Don’t Give A S**t About Naming Rights While You & The BOS Are Screwing Them Out Of A Future #StepUpOrStepAside #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Tesla eliminates annual service, keeps some periodic maintenance

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Electric cars are supposed to be more reliable than internal combustion models. Certainly, they have a lot fewer moving parts and need a lot less lubrication. Yet Tesla, like most corner auto dealerships, has made money selling extended service plans for annual maintenance on its cars, sometimes mandatory. With hundreds of thousands more Teslas. Scheduled Maintenance

The Future of Fiat?

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Fiat has presented the Concept Centoventi, an electric mobility solution that’s apparently affordable for all

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Europe to mandate suite of 15 new safety features in cars, vans, trucks and buses by 2022; intelligent speed assistance and data recorder

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The European Parliament, Council and Commission (the EU institutions) reached a provisional political agreement on the revised General Safety Regulation. As of 2022 a suite of 15 new safety technologies will become mandatory in European vehicles to protect passengers, pedestrians and cyclists. The European Commission expects that the proposed measures will help save more than 25,000 lives and avoid at least 140,000 serious injuries by 2038.

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@LATimes Snooze-Worthy Story About Studio Opportunavores Cashing In Ignores Climate Reality Again #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Motor supplier sees mass-produced in-wheel motors around 2023

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In-wheel motors have been the future for electric cars—including fuel-cell cars and series hybrids—for decades. Their benefits include simpler packaging and more interior or cargo space for the vehicle. They could help make vehicles lighter, and lower the center of mass. There are also potential efficiency gains, too, and traction and. Motor

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European network of chargers expanding

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European network of chargers expanding

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Harbour Air and magniX partner to build world’s first all-electric airline; seaplanes to ePlanes

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Electric aviation technology company magniX and Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline, announced a partnership to transform Harbour Air seaplanes into an all-electric commercial fleet powered by the magni500, a 560 kW (751 shp) all-electric motor that delivers 2,814 N·m of torque. magni500. Operating 12 routes between hubs such as Seattle and Vancouver and across the Pacific Northwest, Harbour Air welcomes more than 500,000 passengers on 30,000 commercial flights each year.

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Nobody Said, “Hey You’re Really Great At Driving A Car, You Should Do This For A Living”

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Faraday Future gets new money from gaming company to build in China, and the US

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The shame of Faraday Future's financial struggles is that it has what looks to be a viable new electric car, not just on paper, but ready to roll on the road—in prototype form—that may never actually make it to market. On Sunday, the company revealed a new joint venture with a video-game company in China that could bring it $600. China Faraday Future

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James Bond's next car could be electric

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According to sources at The Sun, the director of the next Bond movie, Cary Joji Fukanaga, wants 007 to drive Aston Martin's electric Rapide E

MIT, Stanford and Toyota Research Institute use AI to predict accurately the useful life of batteries

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Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University and the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) have discovered that combining comprehensive experimental data and artificial intelligence provide the key for accurately predicting the useful life of lithium-ion batteries before their capacities started to wane.

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Corporate Mouthpiece, @LATimes, Can’t See The Crooks Through All The Corruption, But #JoeTakesOnTheNews Does

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Forecast: In 2030, gasoline will still power 7 out of 10 new U.S. vehicles

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Given the daily churn of electric-car announcements, major manufacturing investments, and battery supply-chain news, it could be a little hard to understand one reality-check projection: that even in 2030, a solid majority of vehicles sold could still burn fossil fuel. Last week, LMC Automotive, a consulting firm with a strong reputation for its. market forecasts Car Sales

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Groupe Renault to start piloting large-scale vehicle-to-grid charging

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Groupe Renault is beginning the first vehicle-to-grid charging on a large scale

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MIT: hybrid cathodes could boost energy capacity of lithium-sulfur batteries

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Researchers at MIT and in China are proposing a new class of dense intercalation-conversion hybrid cathodes by combining intercalation-type Mo 6 S 8 with conversion-type sulfur (HMSC) to realize a Li–S full cell.

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Foghorn Leghorn Rides Again.

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