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Just 2 More Weeks Till Sunstock 2017! Are You Ready to Rock L.A.?

Creative Greenius

If you were with me last summer at Sunstock 2016 held on the Autry Museum field you know what a blast we had from start to finish. The best music. The best audience. The best vibe. Great food and drink. And all of it powered by the sun and the solar PV systems on site.

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SK Innovation to begin production of NCM-811 batteries

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Korea-based SK Innovation said it will start the first commercial production of mid-and large-size pouch-type NCM-811 batteries. NCM-811 refers to the nickel-rich layered cathode material, comprising 80% nickel, 10% cobalt and 10% manganese.

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Exxon knew climate change was real, ads told public it wasn't

Green Car Reports

Sometimes it's best not to dare the public to do the research, especially if you're trying to persuade them of something that isn't true. Almost two years ago, Inside Climate News published a significant expose that confirmed Exxon's own scientists had agreed that human carbon emissions contributed to global warming as early as July 1977. But as. global warming climate change carbon dioxide Exxon fossil fuels

Volvo reveals further details of upcoming XC40 crossover

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The highly anticipated XC40, Volvo’s first ever entry in the small premium SUV segment, is set to be revealed in full soon, but for now Volvo has released a video that shows what the car will look like and what tech will be on offer

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Are Autonomous Buses the Answer for Efficient Transportation and Reducing Emissions and Fuel Consumption?

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by Dave Crichton. Driverless cars are poised to decongest personal car traffic, shrink our eco footprint, free up parking spaces and reduce the frequency of collisions by about 90%. This could result in a conservative estimate of $642 billion in cost savings. But as promising as autonomous private vehicles are, could self-driven buses outshine them? Recent innovations in autonomous public transport.

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Amminex introduces hardware retrofit for NOx control on older diesel cars; surpassing Euro 6

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Amminex is introducing BlueFit: a hardware retrofit solution aimed at lowering NO x emissions on older diesel cars to meet and surpass the latest Euro 6 standard.

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New ICCT study finds CO2, NOx emissions of Euro 6 diesel and gasoline cars under real-world settings exceeding limits

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A new study commissioned by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) investigates the real-world emissions of four Euro 6 passenger cars—one gasoline and three diesel vehicles with different aftertreatment technologies—tested under variable conditions.

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Northwestern, Argonne team IDs promising Li-rich layered oxide electrode pairs for high-energy-density Li-ion batteries

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New Holland Agriculture unveils methane-powered concept tractor

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New Holland Agriculture, a global agricultural equipment brand of CNH Industrial, unveiled a methane-powered concept tractor at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois.

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MINI to present MINI Electric Concept design study at the IAA; all-electric production model in 2019

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MINI will present the new MINI Electric Concept design study at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt am Main. Designed for use in urban areas, this concept car offers a window into how pure-electric day-to-day mobility might look in the years ahead.

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Cummins unveils electric Class 7 tractor; plans for “revolutionary” heavy-duty diesel in 2022

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Schaeffler and NCTE to cooperate in the bike and e-bike market; torque sensor

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Schaeffler has selected NCTE as a technology partner for torque sensor technology and and will exclusively offer a joint portfolio from the two companies covering sensor bearing products for the bike and e-bike market.

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Toyota Motor to expand adoption of safety support technologies; expansion of safety awareness activities for customers

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In Japan, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced plans to expand adoption of safety support technologies to reduce further the rate of collisions. The company also announced an expansion of safety awareness activities for customers.

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How Teslas charge in US and UK.: similarities and differences

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It's well-known that electrical outlets in the United States and elsewhere vary, but it also makes for somewhat different charging experiences with the Tesla Model S. In Europe, the standard voltage is higher than the United States, which means more power can be drawn from a standard wall outlet.

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Electric cars and public charging: hot dog and bun, not chicken or egg?

Green Car Reports

It's an old cliche used to indicate an unsolvable problem: which came first, the chicken or the egg? Sometimes it's applied to the challenge of electric-car charging stations: which comes first, sales of the cars or installation of public charging to support them? Well, Jeff Allen isn't having any of it. He wants to talk about hot dogs, and buns. portland plug-in cars charging infrastructure Charging stations

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Daimler teases Mercedes-AMG hybrid supersports showcar

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Daimler teased the upcoming world premiere of the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The two‑seater supersports showcar brings fully-fledged Formula 1 hybrid technology to the road.

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Audi organizes all rail transport in Germany to be CO2-free; DBeco plus

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As of now, all rail transport for Audi AG in Germany is CO 2 -free. Audi says it is the first company in Germany to organize its logistics operations by rail to be completely CO 2 -neutral.

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California ARB study finds commuters’ exposures to air pollution greatly depends on mode of travel; light rail, personal vehicles the lowest

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The mode of travel you take on your daily work commute can make a big difference in your exposure to air pollution, according to a new study by researchers at the California Air Resources Board (ARB).

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LG Innotek unveils second-generation V2X full module

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LG Innotek has developed a second-generation V2X Full Module” geared for the connected cars and autonomous vehicles.

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Renault and Ferrovial launching new car-sharing service in Madrid with 500 ZOE EVs

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Ferrovial Services and Renault have signed an agreement to implement Zity, a car sharing service in Madrid. The project will start up with an initial fleet of 500 ZOE electric vehicles located within the M-30 beltway and in some adjoining areas.

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smart vision EQ fortwo autonomous electric concept for ride sharing; emodying all of CASE

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smart has unveiled the smart vision EQ fortwo, embodying a new vision of urban mobility and individualized highly flexible, efficient local public transport: the autonomous concept vehicle picks up its passengers directly from their chosen location.

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Toyota begins collaboration with Grab on ride-hailing service in Southeast Asia; MSPF

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Toyota Financial Services Corporation (TFS), Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance (Aioi) and Grab, Inc. Grab), the largest ride-hailing service company in Southeast Asia, are collaborating to provide ride-hailing services throughout Southeast Asia.

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Groupe Renault, Connected Energy install EV charging with 2nd-life batteries at highway rest areas

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UK-based Connected Energy and Groupe Renault have installed two quick-charge stations based on Connected Energy’s E-STOR energy storage technology on highways in Belgium and Germany. Motorists there will be the first in the world to benefit from this service.

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Continental introduces new 48V eBike system

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Leveraging its knowledge and advancements in 48V automotive technology, Continental is now introducing two 48V drive units to the electric bike market.

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Domino’s and Ford begin consumer research of pizza delivery using self-driving vehicles

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Domino’s Pizza and Ford Motor are collaborating to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery. As part of the testing, researchers from both companies will investigate customer reactions to interacting with a self-driving vehicle as a part of their delivery experience.

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Metallic nanostructures with strong light confinement can triple the efficiency of solar-based hydrogen generation

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Researchers led by a team from KAUST have found a more sustainable route to hydrogen fuel production using chaotic, light-trapping materials that mimic natural photosynthetic water splitting.

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BMW to premiere new i3 and i3s EVs at IAA

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BMW will introduce the latest BMW i3—including the first BMW i3s sport model—at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt in September 2017; pricing will be announced closer to market launch.

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WPI team develops sandwiched liquid metal membrane for H2 purification as alternative to Pd; lowering costs for fuel cell vehicles

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Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have developed a novel sandwiched liquid metal membrane (SLiMM) for hydrogen separation.

2017 78

IHS Markit: 2020 low-sulfur requirements for marine bunker fuels causing scramble for refiners and shippers

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On 27 October 2016, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced that beginning on 1 January 2020, the maximum sulfur content allowed in marine bunker fuel will be reduced from 3.50% mass by mass (m/m) to 0.50% m/m (35,000 ppm to 5,000 ppm)—five years earlier than many expected.

New process for lower-cost steel with high strength and high ductility

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A Hong Kong-Beijing-Taiwan mechanical engineering team led by Dr Huang Mingxin from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) has developed a strategy to develop both high strength and high ductility in inexpensive, medium Mn (Manganese) steel.

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Here's how to comment on EPA proposal to loosen emission limits on cars

Green Car Reports

On August 10, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it would reopen the Comment Period for the vehicle-emission standards for model years 2022 through 2025 it had finalized in January. The auto industry and its lobbyists had complained that the agency had moved too quickly, despite its issuance last summer of a voluminous Technical. emissions Politics EPA CO2 greenhouse gas climate change carbon dioxide Donald Trump

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Australian, Germany Li-ion gigafactory aspirants sign MoU

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Magnis Resources Limited, part of a consortium aspiring to build a Li-ion gigafactory in Australia ( earlier post ), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with German Lithium-ion battery consortium TerraE-Holding GmbH (TerraE) for the supply of raw materials. TerraE-Holding GmbH has organized 17 major companies and research institutions into a consortium to handle planning for building large-scale lithium ion battery cell manufacturing in Germany. Earlier post.).

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Used Renault electric-car batteries provide DC fast-charging on highway

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Renault hasn't tackled the home-energy storage market to the degree its alliance partner Nissan has, but it has found another use for "second-life" batteries. The French brand has worked with UK-based Connected Energy to install two electric-car DC fast-charging stations powered by second-life batteries. Once the energy capacity of lithium-ion. Batteries lithium-ion battery pack plug-in cars Charging station DC Rapid Charging

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Autonomous electric truck prototype can be controlled remotely

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Swedish company Einride has officially unveiled the first full-scale prototype of its futuristic autonomous electric truck. First announced back in April, the T-pod is touted as being more than a simple self-driving electric truck—it’s pitched as an entirely “new transportation system,” with plans to have an active fleet of. Trucks Sweden Autonomous cars remote plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) semis Startups self-driving cars

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Mini Electric Concept revealed before Frankfurt auto show debut

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We've known since last July that an all-electric Mini Cooper will go into production in 2019. Now, we can see the first renderings of the car that will make its official debut at the Frankfurt auto show in two weeks. The Mini Electric Concept is recognizable as the three-door hardtop version of the famous British small car, but numerous design. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW Mini E

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Transparent solar cells to let Audi capture energy from glass roofs

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Solar energy has long generated electricity both on building roofs and in huge "solar farms" for utility companies, but only a few cars have had solar panels on their bodies. Solar roofs aren't a new concept, but Audi and Alta Devices' solution would be the most transparent photovoltaic solar roof implementation yet—literally. The German. solar roof plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) solar

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Cummins electric semi truck: traditional maker takes on Tesla

Green Car Reports

The well-established Cummins company chose an appropriate time to reveal its all-electric semi tractor concept: just before Tesla prepares to reveal its own electric semi next month. The traditional diesel-engine maker debuted its Urban Hauler Tractor, a Class 7 semi truck with a 44,000-pound payload. Notably, the company called the semi truck a. Trucks cummins Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Commercial vehicle semis

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