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Audi introduces new CNG A3 Sportback

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Audi is adding a new member to its A3 family: the A3 Sportback 30 g-tron natural gas vehicle. Operation with natural gas or biomethane makes the compact model economical and more climate-friendly with low emissions.

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Kenworth electric trucks go on sale, with range up to 200 miles

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Kenworth announced Friday that it is launching medium-duty electric delivery trucks. Two variants—the K270E (Class 6) and K370E (Class 7)—are currently available to order in the United States and Canada.

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Top reasons to lease a Nissan Qashqai in 2020

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Daimler Trucks unveils Mercedes-Benz fuel-cell concept truck, previews long-haul battery-electric truck; electrification strategy

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Daimler Trucks unveiled the concept Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck, marking the beginning of a fuel-cell push by Daimler for the long-haul transport segment.

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Volvo Cars introduces new in-car Advanced Air Cleaner technology; measures PM2.5 inside cabin

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Volvo Cars has introduced a world-first premium air quality technology in its cars, allowing Volvo drivers to breathe clean and healthy air inside their cars and clean the air of their cabin ahead of their journey.

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H2@Scale project launched in Texas; renewable hydrogen for multiple end-use applications

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Frontier Energy, Inc., in close collaboration with GTI and The University of Texas at Austin, has launched a US Department of Energy project, Demonstration and Framework for H2@Scale in Texas and Beyond.

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Ford confirms construction of Rouge EV center to be home of electric F-150; production by mid-2022

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Ford celebrated the production start of the all-new F-150 at the Ford Rouge Center and confirmed construction of the new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center where it will build the all-electric F-150 by mid-2022. Rendering of the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.

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Proterra unveils ZX5 next-generation battery-electric transit bus

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Proterra introduced its newest battery-electric transit vehicle: the Proterra ZX5 electric bus.

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Denyo and Toyota jointly develop and start verification tests for fuel cell power supply vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity

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Denyo Co., and Toyota Motor Corporation have jointly developed a fuel cell power supply vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity. As a leading manufacturer of mobile (portable) generators, Denyo will work with Toyota to start verification tests with the aim of commercializing it.

2020 121

Mack LR Electric refuse truck to enter production in 2021

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Volvo Group’s American subsidiary Mack Trucks announced plans to commercialize the Mack LR Electric, its refuse model equipped with a fully electric integrated Mack drivetrain. Orders for the Mack LR Electric will open in Q4 2020, with deliveries beginning in 2021.

2020 119

Electrify America introduces new pricing structure featuring kWh pricing in 23 states and DC; reduced rates for states with minute-based pricing

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Electrify America introduced a new pricing structure designed to provide electric vehicle (EV) owners with consistent and transparent rates across its public brand-neutral fast-charging network.

2020 119

BNEF: China dominates the Li-ion battery supply chain, but Europe is on the rise

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China dominates BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) lithium-ion battery supply chain ranking in 2020, having quickly surpassed Japan and Korea that were leaders for the majority of the previous decade.

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Corvus Energy to supply batteries for five new electric ferries

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Corvus Energy has been selected by Holland Ship Electric to supply lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) for five new all-electric ferries being built by Holland Shipyards Group, a total system integrator of electric systems for the global marine market, for Amsterdam’s municipal public transport provider, GVB.

2020 112

Volkswagen aims to sell 500,000 ID.4 electric crossovers annually by 2025

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The ID.4 electric crossover isn’t just the first of Volkswagen’s dedicated mass-production EVs to be available in the U.S., or the first electric SUV from VW. Although Volkswagen had given some early indications that the ID.3, which won’t be offered in the U.S.,

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Solar tonneau cover charges electric pickups, provides portable power

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Tonneau covers are already a popular option for pickup owners—allowing more secure, weather-protected storage, and perhaps even improved aerodynamics and highway efficiency.

2020 110

Will GM’s Ultium Drive be the small-block V-8 for a generation of EVs?

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The ubiquitous General Motors 350 small-block V-8, which went into a generation of vehicles, made GM strong. For decades it was offered in a wide range of output levels and to this day is made by the company as a crate engine for hobbyists.

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LiquidPiston receives SBIR grant to develop X-Engine as hybrid-electric platform for UAVs

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LiquidPiston, Inc., a developer of advanced rotary internal combustion engines for diesel and jet fuels ( earlier post ), received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant from the US Army for the development of its X-Engine as a hybrid-electric propulsion platform for UAVs.

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Element 1, CO-WIN road testing medium-duty fuel cell truck with onboard methanol-based hydrogen generation

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BMW Brilliance Automotive doubles production capacity for high-voltage batteries in China

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The BMW Group continues to adapt its production structures to growing demand for fully and partially electrified vehicles.

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Daimler electric trucks & buses log more than 7M customer kilometers

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Worldwide, Daimler battery-electric trucks and buses have already logged more than seven million customer kilometers (4.3 million miles).

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Survey: EV drivers are sticking to home charging, while public networks expand

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The vast majority of electric vehicle owners do most of their charging at home. While that’s a point of continuity from the pre-pandemic world to the present, much else has changed.

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Faster US transition to EVs will save 6,300 lives and $185 billion by 2050, study projects

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For all the challenges Americans have faced in 2020, from the dangers of pollution during a lung-related pandemic to the smoky haze of forest fires in the West, this might prove to be the year in which a wider swath of the population became more aware about the dangers of air pollution And from that awareness, as a report released by the American.

2020 101

Groupe Renault, partners develop XCEED blockchain project to certify compliance of vehicle components

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Groupe Renault has developed the XCEED (eXtended Compliance End-to-End Distributed) blockchain project to certify the compliance of all vehicle components, from design to production.

2020 102

GM and Nikola, Lucid Air debut, Gravity Concept, VW ID.3 reviews: The Week in Reverse

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Which automaker sees 50 miles as the ideal electric range for plug-in hybrids? How can the EV battery system become more sustainable? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending September 11, 2020.

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DOE awards Cummins $1M to develop hydrogen rescue truck

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), in collaboration with the US Department of Defense and the US Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, has awarded Cummins, Inc. approximately $1 million in federal funds to develop H2Rescue, a hydrogen fuel cell truck that will travel to disaster relief sites and provide power, heat, and water. Earlier post.).

2020 101

World premiere for Active Brake Assist 5 in new Mercedes-Benz Intouro coach

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The all-new Mercedes-Benz Intouro inter-city and excursion coach features pioneering optional assistance systems such as Active Brake Assist 5 (an emergency braking assistance system) and Sideguard Assist.

2020 101

Clean Energy signs deals for more than 20M gallons of renewable natural gas in past 45 days

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced new and extended contracts for more than 20 million gallons of Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) to accommodate the continued demand across key business segments for the ultra-low carbon fuel produced from organic waste.

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Kia electric vehicle due in 2021 will lead new design direction for the brand

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Kia's first dedicated model—codenamed "CV"—will chart a new design direction for the brand's other models. The first Kia electric car not based on an existing internal-combustion model, the CV is expected to boast a 300-mile range and 20-minute fast charging.

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Ballard reveals hydrogen fuel-cell tech developed with Audi

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As other automakers back away from hydrogen fuel cells, Audi appears to still be in the game. Ballard Power Systems, a manufacturer of fuel cells for commercial applications, announced Monday a new fuel-cell stack developed in concert with Audi.

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LG Chem spinning off battery business

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LG Chem plans to spin-off its global battery business. LG Chem will seek approval from an extraordinary meeting of stockholders on 30 October and officially launch the spin-off—tentatively named LG Energy Solution—as a new corporation exclusively in charge of the battery business from 1 December.

2020 99

New public analytical model from Rice University helps fine-tune battery performance

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A simpler and more efficient way to predict performance will lead to better batteries, according to Rice University engineers. The method is 100,000 times faster than current modeling techniques.

2020 98

FLIR Systems and VSI Labs fuse thermal, radar, visible sensors and AI to improve AEB systems

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FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the results from recent automatic emergency braking (AEB) tests that examined how adding a thermal sensor and fusing the data with a radar, a visible sensor, and a trained neural network can improve pedestrian detection from current AEB systems.

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Volvo Buses partners with Batteryloop on second-life applications for electric bus batteries

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Volvo Buses and Stena Recycling subsidiary Batteryloop are collaborating on second-life applications for batteries from Volvo electric buses.

2020 97

Suburban Propane Partners taking 39% stake in DME producer Oberon Fuels; rDME/propane blends

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Suburban Propane Partners, L.P.,

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GM interested in electric air taxi market

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General Motors is exploring the use of its Ultium modular battery system in electric air taxis, Reuters reported Tuesday. The report, based on information from two people familiar with the matter, follows GM CEO Mary Barra's brief reference to air taxis at a conference Monday.

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RingGo survey: only two-fifths of UK drivers likely to consider an EV for next vehicle

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The UK’s driving population has veered towards increased environmental consciousness, with 76% of the population admitting that they are aware of the environmental impacts of driving.

2020 95

Argonne-led study insights help to reduce degradation in fuel cells and extend lifetime

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Vehicles powered by polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) are energy-efficient and eco-friendly, but despite increasing public interest in PEMFC-powered transportation, current performance of materials that are used in fuel cells limits their widespread commercialization.

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