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2019 130

BYD to add another 183 electric buses to Santiago’s fleet

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The Chilean Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Gloria Hutt, recently announced a new order for 183 BYD electric buses for the Chilean capital of Santiago, due to arrive in August of this year.

2019 159

Mack plans to send electric trucks to the garbage dump

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A lot of ink, pixels, and synapses get spent trying to figure out how to make heavy duty electric trucks that can travel 500 to 1,000 miles in a day and get a fast enough recharge before heading back to work.

2019 112

‘Gamechanger’ Leasing.com secures win at Car Finance Awards

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New car marketplace Leasing.com has won the Gamechanger award at the 4th annual Car Finance Awards

2019 66

Latest Galliani Play, Part II Of My Family Trilogy, Wows Audiences At Ruskin Group Theatre

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2019 130

75% of plug-in vehicles sold in the US in 2018 were made in the US

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For every year except 2011, the United States has produced the majority of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in the United States, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

2019 154

Nissan Leaf batteries are lasting a very long time

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Since even before the first market deliveries of its Leaf electric car in late 2010, Nissan has made frequent mention about the need to create second-use demand for the Leaf's battery packs. It turns out, they may need to see many of those ideas put into place.

2019 114

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Imec doubles energy density of its solid-state Li-metal batteries to 400 Wh/liter

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2019 124

Cal State LA wins statewide award for hydrogen fuel cell vehicle program

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Cal State LA has won a statewide award for its zero-emission vehicle sharing program.

2019 123

Volkswagen and Schwarz Group supermarkets partner; electric WeShare fleet in Berlin to recharge at 140 new charging points

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Shortly before the market launch of its full-electric car sharing service WeShare in Berlin at the end of June, Volkswagen has entered a strategic partnership with the Lidl and Kaufland supermarket chains, which are owned by the Schwarz Group.

2019 121

Innovusion announces high-resolution image-grade LiDAR system Cheetah

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Innovusion Inc., a designer and developer of hybrid Solid State LiDAR systems for vehicle safety applications, announced the availability of its Cheetah system.

2019 118

Fiat Ducato Electric debuts in Europe, first electric commercial van from brand

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In the U.S., pickups reign supreme for most work detail. Abroad? That duty often falls to slab-sided commercial vans like the Fiat Ducato. In the U.S. the Ducato is offered as the Ram ProMaster, but is largely identical.

2019 109

The godfather of EVs in China has turned his attention to hydrogen cars

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It's no accident that nearly half of the world's electric cars on the road today are in China. According to the International Energy Agency, of the 1.9 million battery electric vehicles on the road, 951 million are found in China. Wan Gang had a lot to do with that.

2019 107

Hyundai rides on top with new double-decker electric bus

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If converting city buses to electric power is one of the most effective ways to reduce harmful pollution from particulate matter and nitrogen oxides in cities an even more effective way is to double the number of people they can carry.

2019 104

Mercedes-Benz OM 654q 4-cylinder diesel complies with Stage 2 RDE, certified to Euro 6d

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The Mercedes-Benz OM 654q four-cylinder diesel from the modern OM 654 engine family already complies with the Stage 2 RDE (Real Driving Emissions) standard which does not come into force until 2020, and is certified to Euro 6d.

2019 105

Oslo plans to recharge electric taxis on the fly

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If ever there were an argument for wireless charging, taxis may be it. And as with most things in electric cars, if there's a way to demonstrate the technology in action, Norway may find it.

2019 105

ETH Zurich: carbon-neutral fuel made from sunlight and air

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Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a novel technology that produces liquid hydrocarbon fuels exclusively from sunlight and air and have demonstrated the entire thermochemical process chain under real field conditions.

2019 105

Tesla’s share of the home-solar market continues to slide

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If you’ve seen the light with electric cars, chances are you’re at least curious about home solar. Solar can help contribute to vehicle charging, and it can help reduce the load from the electrical grid during peak charging times.

2019 101

A metal-free, sustainable approach to CO2 reduction

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Researchers in Japan are presenting an organic catalyst for CO 2 reduction that is inexpensive, readily available and recyclable.

2019 101

Third-generation Renault ZOE increase ranges >20% to 390 km with better performance

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Renault has launched the third-generation of its ZOE electric vehicle, featuring a 52 kWh battery pack that will deliver up to 390 kilometers (242 miles) in the WLTP—an increase of more than 20% from the prior generation.

2019 101

Byton M-Byte electric SUV: More interior photos, US timeline confirmed

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While the upstart electric vehicle maker Byton hasn’t yet said much about how its $45,000 M-Byte electric SUV will be sold or serviced in the U.S.

2019 101

Tsinghua study: overall impact of autonomous vehicle deployment on GHGs not significant in the near-to mid-term

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A study by researchers at Tsinghua University in China has concluded that the overall impact of autonomous vehicle deployment on greenhouse gas emissions is not significant in the near-to mid-term.

2019 101

Tesla Model X highway patrol car ready to chase Australian bad guys

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If there are two things you learn about police cars from watching cop shows on TV, it's that they should be both fast and stealthy to sneak quickly into sketchy situations. What better option than a Tesla Model X?

2019 101

Mainline testing of UK’s first hydrogen train HydroFLEX gets green light

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Porterbrook and the University of Birmingham’s Center for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) announced that the UK’s first hydrogen train—HydroFLEX ( earlier post )— will be tested on the mainline railway following a successful proof-of-concept.

2019 97

UK Consortium in £8M project to design EV powertrain for global market

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GKN Automotive, Drive System Design and the University of Nottingham are collaborating on an £8-million (US$10 million) project to design and develop a world-leading electric vehicle powertrain for the global market.

2019 97

Climate change: GM mulls an electric Hummer revival

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The idea of bringing back the Hummer brand is on the table at General Motors.

2019 97

Tenneco’s PRIME 3D simulation cuts engine cylinder component development time by up to 70%

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At the 2019 IAA Frankfurt in September, Tenneco’sPowertrain division will present its award-winning PRiME 3D simulation software which has been shown to cut development time for engine cylinder components by up to 70%.

2019 93

Maersk to offer customers carbon-neutral biofuel; H&M Group first to trial

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Maersk is piloting a new carbon neutral product—the first of its kind in the industry—with select Maersk customers who are highly engaged in sustainable solutions for their supply chain. H&M Group is the first company to trial it as part of the shift towards carbon-neutral transportation.

2019 93

C40 Cities: urban consumption-based emissions must be cut by 50% by 2030, 66% for high-income areas; buildings, food, transport, clothing, electronics, appliances, aviation

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A report released by C40 Cities finds that consumption-based emissions from nearly 100 of the world’s big cities already represent 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Without urgent action, those emissions are projected to nearly double by 2050.

2019 96

Dalian team devises two-step method for synthesis of jet-range polycycloalkanes under mild conditions from plastic waste

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Researchers at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics in China report a two-step method for the synthesis of jet-fuel-range high-density polycycloalkanes from polycarbonate waste under mild conditions. An open-access paper on their work appears in the RSC journal Green Chemistry.

2019 93

Volvo Trucks North America teams up with Perceptive Automata and DHE to explore human behavior prediction for the trucking industry

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Recently Volvo Trucks North America, along with automated vehicle software provider Perceptive Automata and customer Dependable Highway Express (DHE), showcased a collaborative innovation project designed to strengthen safety capabilities for the trucking industry through automation.

2019 92

BloombergNEF: solar, wind, batteries to attract $10T to 2050; curbing emissions long-term will require other technologies

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Deep declines in wind, solar and battery technology costs will result in a grid nearly half-powered by the two fast-growing renewable energy sources by 2050, according to the latest projections from BloombergNEF (BNEF).

2019 93

PNNL demonstrates ShAPE friction extrusion process for aluminum alloys; beneficial for automotive

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Researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have demonstrated an advanced friction extrusion manufacturing process to produce nanostructured rods and tubes directly from high-performance aluminum alloy powder in a single step.

2019 92

Emissions Analytics: mass adoption of hybrids, rather than low-volume BEVs most effective for cutting CO2 now, meeting 2030 targets; best use of limited resource

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Emissions Analytics, a leading independent specialist for the scientific measurement of real-world emissions, suggests that mass adoption of hybrid vehicles, rather than low-volume take-up of full BEVs, is the most effective solution to cutting CO 2 now and also in meeting 2030 emission targets.

2019 93

How can rural drivers go electric? Twitter poll results

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Are we at the point in time when electric cars will work for everyone? When we brought you an account, earlier this month, of how an electric car wouldn’t work in the rural Midwest—in the winter, for a medical emergency—our comment system went into thermal runaway.

2019 91

Adamas: EV sales up just 20% in April 2019 but total battery capacity deployed up 69%

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Despite weak EV sales growth in April 2019 versus the same month the year prior (up just 19.6%), total battery capacity deployed in newly-sold EVs (in GWh) increased markedly over the same period, according to Adamas Intelligence’s “ EV Battery Capacity Monthly ”. In April 2019, a total of 6.7

2019 88

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid: Key points of modular system due in many more models

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Ford has a lot of catching-up to do with respect to hybrids and plug-in hybrids. It’s a puzzling place, as the company had a healthy lead early this decade.

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