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DOE to award up to $30M for fusion energy research; ARPA-E and FES

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $30 million in funding to support innovative R&D for a range of enabling technologies required for commercially attractive fusion energy. (

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NYC mayor orders all municipal vehicles to be electric by 2040

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The New York City government has made another bold proclamation in favor of electric cars. Mayor Bill de Blasio issued an executive order calling for all vehicles in the municipal fleet to be fully electric by 2040.

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Have VW and E.ON solved the rapid roll-out of ultra-fast charging?

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In survey after study after focus group we're finding that nowadays, the quality and availability of the EV charging network is one of the biggest challenges facing the industry. Chief among the problems is the establishment of a dense public network of ultra-fast chargers. But now, Volkswagen and E.ON

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Auto Expo 2020- Complete coverage of electric cars in a single article

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Complete details of all electric cars showcased at Auto Expo 2020 India Auto Expo is a big platform for all. The post Auto Expo 2020- Complete coverage of electric cars in a single article appeared first on Electric Vehicles_(India).

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Extracting rare earth elements from coal with plasma assist

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Rare earth elements (REEs) are vital materials for modern technologies. The US National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is collaborating with the University of Kentucky and their subcontractor Virginia Tech to demonstrate a novel process for the extraction of REEs from coal using plasma.

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Lucid Air electric sedan builds on company’s Formula E experience

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Formula E partly exists to be a cheerleader for the potential of electric cars and, perhaps, the future of racing. And yet, in the first four seasons of racing teams swapped Formula E cars to a different, freshly charged car, halfway through the race.

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Hyundai and Kia partner with Canoo to develop EV platform

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Hyundai Motor Group, incorporating both Kia and Hyundai, has joined forces with LA-based start-up, Canoo, to co-develop the platform for its next generation of EVs.

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Hyundai Motor expands partnership with US Government to support further exploration of hydrogen fuel cell technologies

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Hyundai Motor Company is expanding its partnership with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and its support of the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program.

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In less than a decade, electric cars have already become this much cleaner

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For those who care about the environment and keeping their driving footprint small, one of the most compelling selling points for electric cars is that your car gets cleaner over time—because the electricity you’re plugging into, from the power grid, is being weaned off coal and toward cleaner and more sustainable sources.

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All-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E makes European public debut in London

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Ford may be a little late to the EV party, but it is doing it’s damn hardest to play catch-up with the promise of 14 electrified vehicles on sale before the end of this year, growing to 18 before the end of 2021, thanks to an investment of 8.5 billion pounds

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Citroen C3: Facelift sees overhaul of interior and exterior

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Citroen has announced a comprehensive refresh for the C3, with changes to both the exterior and interior of the supermini

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Nikola announces Nikola Badger pickup; FCEV/BEV powertrain to support 600-mile range

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Nikola Corporation announced the product launch of the Nikola Badger electric pickup truck with an estimated range of 600 miles. The advanced electric pickup will feature a hydrogen fuel-cell and battery powertrain.

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Lucid Air electric sedan won’t use a huge battery for 400-mile Tesla-rivaling range

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The Lucid Air electric sedan that goes into production late this year won’t quite be the Lucid Air that the company had originally planned. By all indications, from Lucid’s CEO Peter Rawlinson, that’s a good thing.

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Looking to get in a hybrid for cheap? Used Toyota Prius 1.5 HSD 2004-2009 Review

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by BLNT, PriusPodcast.com. People might be bored reading about the Prius but a review on four Priuses (2004, 2005, two 2006s) that my family owns that ran a total of 913k km (570k miles) should be interesting, right? And how does a family end up with four Priuses to start with?

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New Honda Jazz to be sold across Europe with standard hybrid powertrain

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The all-new Honda Jazz features efficient and responsive performance delivered by e:HEV hybrid technology as standard. The Jazz e:HEV plays a key role in Honda’s commitment that 100% of its mainstream European sales will feature electrified powertrains by 2022.

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Irizar e-mobility to supply 14 electric buses to the city of Genoa

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AMT Genoa (Italy) has acquired 14 10.8m Irizar ie electric buses and associated charging facilities. The Irizar buses will operate around the streets of Genoa from August 2020. Irizar ie 10.8m electric bus.

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Greenlots and Volvo Trucks partner on first installation of chargers for Volvo LIGHTS electrified trucking project

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Greenlots, a member of the Shell Group and a provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management solutions, has installed charging infrastructure for a fleet of electrified commercial trucks as part of its ongoing partnership with Volvo Trucks.

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Volvo Trucks North America demonstrates pilot electric VNR models; Volvo LIGHTS

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Volvo Trucks North America offered a first look at its Class 8 battery-electric project trucks during an exclusive event at TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, California.

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Researchers develop real-time picture of formation of solid–electrolyte interphase of a Li-ion battery

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During the first charging process of a new Li-ion battery cell, trace amounts of electrolyte components decompose sacrificially to form what is called a solid–electrolyte interphase (SEI) on the anode surface.

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BMW Group extends aluminum recycling to Dingolfing press shop

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BMW’s press shop in Dingolfing—the largest of the BMW Group worldwide—is the first in which all aluminum sheet waste is separated and recycled to make it reusable for industry. The BMW Group has invested around €6.5

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Williams Advanced Engineering developing battery system for Anglo American’s hydrogen-powered mine haul truck

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Global mining company, Anglo American, has engaged Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) to develop its new Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV): a 290-tonne electrically powered mining haul truck, which is set to be the world’s largest electrified vehicle. Earlier post.).

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DOE announces $64M for research into future coal power plants

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $64 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects under the funding opportunity announcement ( DE-FOA-0002057 ), “Critical Components for Coal FIRST Power Plants of the Future.”. DOE’s Coal FIRST (Flexible, Innovative, Resilient, Small, Transformative) initiative is intended to develop the coal plant of the future needed to provide secure and reliable power to the US grid.

2020 265

Landi Renzo USA awarded $600K from South Coast AQMD & SoCalGas for near-zero natural-gas Ford 7.3L engine

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California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (South Coast AQMD) Clean Fuel Funds and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) have awarded a combined $600,000 ($300,000 each) to Landi Renzo USA for Landi Renzo’s 7.3L

2020 258

CMA CGM partners with Energy Observer on hydrogen-powered shipping

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The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, is joining forces with Energy Observer , the first hydrogen-powered vessel to embark on a round-the-world voyage. Earlier post.). Energy Observer , formerly a racing catamaran, is now an experimental platform for tomorrow’s energy sources.

2020 258

New Flyer selected for the State of Oregon Transit Bus Cooperative Agreement

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New Flyer of America Inc. announced that New Flyer has been selected by the Oregon State Government as an approved supplier of heavy-duty low-floor transit buses to the State of Oregon Heavy-Duty Transit Bus Price Agreement.

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Study finds longer commutes associated with increased human exposure to TDCIPP, a known carcinogen

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AlixPartners finds limited consumer willingness to pay for autonomous vehicles but enthusiasm for robo-taxis

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BASF to build new cathode active materials production site in Schwarzheide

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BASF will build a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany, as part of its multi-step investment plan to support the European electric vehicle (EV) value chain.

2020 242

SAE International and General Motors launch AutoDrive Challenge II; Level 4 autonomy

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SAE International announced the launch of the SAE AutoDrive Challenge II through a continued partnership with GM. Participating university teams will develop and demonstrate an autonomous vehicle (AV) that can navigate urban driving courses as described by SAE J3016 Standard Level 4 automation.

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Voltabox to supply battery systems to e-troFit for conversion of diesel buses to electric

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Voltabox AG secured a long-term framework contract with e-troFit GmbH as the preferred supplier of high-performance battery systems for e-troFit’s conversion solutions for diesel buses.

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ZF joins Open Manufacturing Platform

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG is joining the Open Manufacturing Platform (OMP), which was announced in 2019 by the BMW Group and Microsoft. The OMP is an open industrial IoT platform to accelerate production and logistics optimization efforts. Earlier post.).

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4Q 2019: EU diesel demand continues to drop while gasoline gains; plug-ins up 80.5% y-o-y

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In the last quarter of 2019, EU demand for diesel cars further decreased , dropping to 29.5% of new-car registrations, according to data from ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association. Gasoline cars accounted for 57.3% of the EU market, while electrically?chargeable

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New BMW X5 xDrive40d and new BMW X6 xDrive40d feature straight six-cylinder diesel engine and 48V mild-hybrid technology

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The BMW X5 and the BMW X6 now also offer 48V mild-hybrid technology to optimize the spontaneous power delivery and effectiveness of the drive system. From May 2020, the new BMW X5 xDrive40d (combined fuel consumption: 6.4 – 5.9

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Nextchem and Saola Energy partner to deliver renewable diesel technology

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NextChem, an Italian renewable energy technology company, is partnering with Kansas-based Saola Energy to support the production of renewable diesel from vegetable oils and residual fats.

2020 217

Innoviz solid-state lidar selected by Shaanxi Heavy Duty Automobile Co. for autonomous truck project at Chinese port

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Innoviz Technologies, a leading provider of high-performance, solid-state lidar sensors and perception software, announced cooperation with Shaanxi Heavy Duty Automobile Co. in Xi’an, China to deploy autonomous trucks for an upcoming project in one of the biggest ports in China.

2020 217

Hyundai Motor Group, Canoo to co-develop all-electric platform for future EVs and PBVs

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Hyundai Motor Group and Canoo will jointly develop an all-electric platform based on Canoo’s fully scalable, proprietary skateboard design ( earlier post ) for upcoming Hyundai and Kia EVs and PBVs (purpose-built vehicles) ( earlier post ).

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Global study links daily exposure to ozone pollution to increased risk of death

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Daily exposure to ground level ozone in cities worldwide is associated with an increased risk of death, according to the largest study of its kind, published in an open-access paper in The BMJ.

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