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Transdev Canada purchasing 27 new electric Lion school buses

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Transdev Canada is investing close to CAD$4.5 million in its fleet of electric school buses with the Québec company Lion, thus becoming, with a total of 31 vehicles, the largest private operator of electric school buses in North America to date.

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Canadian study: Each EV brings better health, $7,500 in "social benefits"

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Many studies have confirmed the health benefits of replacing internal-combustion vehicles with EVs, but a new Canadian study puts a dollar amount on those benefits.

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Green number plates for electric cars confirmed by government

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that green number plates will be introduced for electric vehicles from the autumn

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Volvo Trucks deploys first pilot all-electric VNR Truck at TEC Equipment in Southern California

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Mercedes-AMG, Garrett developing 48V electric exhaust gas turbocharger

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Mercedes-AMG is moving ahead with electrification through innovative developments while also benefiting from motorsport know-how. An electric exhaust gas turbocharger, which in future will be used for the first time in a series production model, is already in the final stages of development.

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I-5 electric truck charging sites mapped out by electric utilities; West Coast Clean Transit Corridor

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The West Coast Clean Transit Corridor Initiative , a study commissioned by a collaboration among nine electric utilities and two agencies representing more than two dozen municipal utilities, recommends adding electric vehicle charging for freight haulers and delivery trucks at 50-mile intervals along Interstate 5 and adjoining highways.

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Michelin and Symbio to accelerate work on fuel cell technology through motorsport; MissionH24

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Through Symbio, the joint venture it formed with the automotive equipment manufacturer Faurecia, Groupe Michelin has become a preferential partner of the MissionH24 project which seeks to accelerate the development of zero-emissions mobility through the use of fuel cell technology in endurance racing.

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Australian startup H2X launches to produce hydrogen-powered hybrid vehicles

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Australian startup H2X has launched with the mission of producing a range of hydrogen-powered hybrid vehicles targeting different applications and markets.

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Tesla Model S Long Range Plus now EPA-rated for 402 miles

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Tesla’s Model S Long Range Plus now carries an official EPA-rated range of 402 miles—a 20% increase compared to a 2019 Model S 100D with the same battery pack design. This is the first US EV to break the 400-mile range mark.

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IIHS study suggests late-model SUVs are still more lethal to pedestrians than cars

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Though their designs have changed considerably over the past two decades, late-model SUVs still appear to be more likely to kill pedestrians than cars, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found.

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Venti Technologies deploys two autonomous low-speed SUVs built by SAIC-GM-Wuling

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Venti Technologies has successfully deployed two autonomous SUVs built by SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile (SGMW), the joint venture formed by Chinese automakers SAIC and Wuling, along with GM, achieving another milestone in its path to commercialization.

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Citroën introducing its electric MPV: ë-SpaceTourer

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PEUGEOT introduced the electric version of its Traveler van—the e-Traveler—earlier this month ( earlier post ). Now Groupe PSA co-brand Citroën is unveiling its corresponding electric version of the SpaceTourer MPV: the ë-SpaceTourer.

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CMU research shows self-driving cars that recognize free space can better detect objects

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Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have shown that they can significantly improve the accuracy of autonomous vehicles’ detection of objects such as other cars or pedestrians by helping the vehicle also recognize what it doesn’t see.

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Toyota to offer free access to THUMS virtual human body model software

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Toyota Motor Corporation will make its Total Human Model for Safety (THUMS) software freely available from January 2021 as part of its efforts toward a safe mobility society.

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Fort Worth approves $68.9M incentive package for Linear Labs for electric motor manufacturing

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The City of Fort Worth, Texas has approved a $68.9-million economic incentive package for electric-motor-manufacturer Linear Labs ( earlier post ) to further solidify the city as the next tech innovation hub.

Polestar taking production orders for Polestar 2 electric fastback

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Polestar, the electric performance car brand jointly owned by Volvo Car Group and its parent Zhejiang Geely Holding, is open to take production orders for the Polestar 2 electric fastback. Polestar unveiled the car, which is positioned to take on the Tesla Model 3, in February 2019. Earlier post.).

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Rivian electric trucks' battery packs are ready for harsh environments—and a second life

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Rivian is different than any other electric-vehicle startup—primarily because of the way in which it aims to position its R1T pickup and R1S SUV to be lifestyle device, enabling adventure activities and weekend getaways.

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Katowice orders another 5 electric Solaris buses, bringing total to 15

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Transport operator Przedsi?biorstwo biorstwo Komunikacji Miejskiej (PKM) in Katowice, Poland, has signed a contract for five Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses to be supplied in the second quarter of 2021. These will join the 10 already commissioned by the capital of Silesia.

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CMU method makes more data available for training self-driving cars

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A self-driving car must accurately track the movement of pedestrians, bicycles and other vehicles around it. Now, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have developed a new method for training those tracking systems.

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Tokuyama and Toyota start verification tests in Japan for stationary fuel cell generator that uses by-product hydrogen; Mirai FC system

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Tokuyama Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) have commenced verification tests, using by-product hydrogen, of a stationary fuel cell generator (FC generator) that makes use of the fuel cell system (FC system) installed in the Mirai Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV).

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Tesla Model S Long Range Plus: 400-mile range an electric-car first

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Tesla has accomplished another electric-car first with its Model S. “Starting today, all North American Model S Long Range Plus vehicles have an official EPA-rated range of 402 miles,” Tesla announced in a company post Monday afternoon.

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AEye unveils 4Sight LiDAR sensor; solid-state reliability and performance; IDAR

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AEye, Inc. has introduced 4Sight, a new sensor family built on its (Intelligent Detection and Ranging (iDAR) platform.

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Volkswagen boosts investment in solid-state EV battery firm QuantumScape

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Volkswagen is increasing its stake in solid-state battery firm QuantumScape. The German automaker said in a press release Tuesday that it will invest an additional $200 million in the U.S.-based based battery company.

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Velocys receives further £0.5M grant for waste-to-fuels project

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Velocys plc has secured a further £0.5 million (US$0.63 million) of grant funding for the Altalto waste-to-fuels project from the UK Department for Transport (DfT), under the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C).

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Lyft aims to be all-electric by 2030, says it won't be easy

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The ride-hailing company Lyft announced Wednesday that it intends to go all-electric by 2030—potentially avoiding 16 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions and cutting gasoline consumption by more than a billion gallons from now until 2030.

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Tesla and Panasonic renew battery commitment, but no Gigafactory expansion yet

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Tesla and Panasonic are deepening their partnership with a three-year battery-pricing deal.

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Linköping researchers working to produce renewable fuel from carbon dioxide with solar energy

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Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, are attempting to convert carbon dioxide to fuel using energy from sunlight. Recent results have shown that it is possible to use their technique selectively to produce methane, carbon monoxide or formic acid from carbon dioxide and water.

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Study finds half of the world’s population exposed to increasing air pollution

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A team of researchers, led by Professor Gavin Shaddick at the University of Exeter, has shown that, despite global efforts to improve air quality, half of the world’s population is exposed to increasing air pollution.

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Chevrolet launches New Orlando variants with 48V mild hybrid technology in China

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Chevrolet launched five new Orlando variants in China featuring 48V mild hybrid technology. The additions include a choice of five- and seven-seat models as well as sporty Redline variants, with a selection of six exterior colors.

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Cadillac EVs won't mirror gasoline models in design

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Upcoming Cadillac electric cars won't look like their internal-combustion counterparts, Cadillac design director Brian Smith said in an interview with Automobile published Wednesday.

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Lucid Air electric sedan: Debut September 9, deliveries early 2021

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The luxurious, long-range Lucid Air electric sedan is due to go into production by the end of 2020. And the California company behind it revealed Wednesday when exactly it will show the full set of production-ready details.

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Audi opens Automated Driving Development R&D office in Silicon Valley; ADAS specifically for North America

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Audi has opened its new Audi Automated Driving Development (A2D2) R&D office in San Jose to create Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) specifically for the North American market.

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Citroën Ë-Spacetourer electric van can seat up to nine

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European car buyers can now get an electric van that seats up to nine people. It's the Citroën Ë-Spacetourer, an all-electric version of one of the French automaker's existing vans.

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Battery modeling among new features in Ricardo Software 2020.2 release

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The second of Ricardo Software’s quarterly product releases for 2020 brings new capabilities in the area of electrified vehicle powertrains.

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T&E study: EVs can be cheaper for Uber drivers to run than latest diesels in many European capitals

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Electric cars are becoming an attractive business proposition for high-mileage vehicle operators such as ride-sharer Uber in key EU capitals such as Paris, Berlin, Madrid and Lisbon, a new study by research and campaign group Transport & Environment (T&E) has found.

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EcoCooling introducing method using ionized, cooled air to replace metalworking fluids

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Oy ECE EcoCooling Engineering Ltd, part of a portfolio of Finnish high-tech companies developing world-leading technologies, such as the front-lit technology used in Amazon Kindle-devices, is bringing to market the EcoCooling method to replace conventional metalworking fluids with ionized, cooled air.

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EIB and Umicore conclude €125M loan for EV battery materials production in Poland

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €125-million loan with Umicore, the Belgian-based global materials technology and recycling group, to finance part of the greenfield production facility for cathode materials in Poland.

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