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Intermountain Power Agency orders MHPS JAC Gas Turbine technology for renewable-hydrogen energy hub, operated by LA DWP

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The Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) has awarded Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) a contract for two M501JAC power trains for the Intermountain Power Plant (IPP) in Delta, Utah. Earlier post.).

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Study: Particulate emissions from tire wear is higher than from tailpipes

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Tire and brake wear could be the next front of emissions testing, according to Emissions Analytics, an organization that conducts independent emissions tests. Emissions Analytics found that emissions of particulate matter from tire wear can be 1,000 times worse than from tailpipes.

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UK's first supercharger electric forecourt to open this summer

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UK-based sustainable energy specialist, Gridserve, has today announced that it will open the first so-called Electric Forecourt in the UK this summer

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Government to look at banning pavement parking

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The Department for Transport has announced a consultation into banning drivers from parking on pavements

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CASE unveils first fully electric backhoe loader: the 580 EV

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CASE Construction Equipment introduced “Project Zeus”: the 580 EV, the construction industry’s first fully electric backhoe loader.

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France's Citroën will rent its Ami two-seat electric car for less than $23 a month

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The Citroën Ami is a new electric car that that takes affordability to a new level. The Ami will be available to rent for the equivalent of $23 a month, for a 48-month period with $2,900, or for shorter terms through Free2Move, the car-sharing service operated by Citroën parent PSA Group.

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The polluting effect of wear and tear on brakes and tyres

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Zero tailpipe emissions are one of the major environmental benefits of EVs. However, according to an ongoing study by specialists in the field, Emissions Analytics, particulates from tyre and brake wear is a big problem – and one which EVs are particularly susceptible to

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Emissions Analytics finds pollution from tire wear can be 1,000x worse than exhaust emissions

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Pollution from tire wear can be 1,000 times worse than a car’s exhaust emissions, Emissions Analytics has found.

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Truck modifiers behind "Diesel Brothers" hit with $850,000 fine for pollution

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Sometimes, the spotlight can have drawbacks. A federal judge has ordered the stars of the Discovery Channel show Diesel Brothers to pay an $851,451 fine for air pollution, according to The Salt Lake Tribune.

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New Fiat 500 is first four seater EV convertable on sale

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Since it was relaunched in 2007 the Fiat 500 has proven itself wildly popular all over the world, selling by the bucket load to a predominantly younger, style-conscious audience.

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Spring Budget 2020: What does it mean for motorists?

Green Cars News

Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his first Budget today, having had just four weeks to prepare as a result of the shock resignation of his predecessor, Sajid Javid

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UCR researchers find commercial fast-charging damages EV batteries, propose new internal-resistance-based technique

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Commercial fast-charging stations subject electric car batteries to high temperatures and high resistance that can cause them to crack, leak, and lose their storage capacity, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) in a new open-access study published in the journal Energy Storage.

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Will cheaper gas slow Tesla's surge?

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One good reason to buy an electric car is to save money on fuel, so will low gas prices slow down Tesla sales? Wall Street, it seems, says "no." In a recent Barron's article, two Wall Street analysts said they believe electric-car adoption is now largely decoupled from gas prices.

2020 138

Vauxhall Corsa-e price and specifications

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They say you wait ages for a bus and then two come along at once, and so it is the case with Vauxhall's late entry into the alternatively-powered car market

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Spring Budget 2020: What does it mean for motorists?

Green Cars News

Originally scheduled for November last year, the Budget will be delivered on Wednesday 11 March

2020 47

ESCRYPT and the Security division of NTT form automotive cybersexurity partnership

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The risk of cybersecurity incidents due to targeted, uncontrolled attacks is growing with increasing automotive connectivity and the digitalization of vehicle functions and services.

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UK company claims most power-dense electric motor for EVs

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A company based in the United Kingdom claims to be developing the world's most power dense electric motor for automotive applications. Equipmake said its new Ampere motor will develop 20 kilowatts (27 horsepower) per kilogram.

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Budget 2020: How EVs are affected

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Recently-appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has delivered his first budget, and for the most part, it's pretty good news for EVs

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Electric Vauxhall Corsa now available to lease

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Lease deals are now available on the all-electric Vauxhall Corsa-e, as the supermini aims to make its mark on the ultra-low emission segment

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Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field (FH2R) completed in Japan; aiming for low-cost green hydrogen production; P2G

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Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS), Tohoku Electric Power Co.,

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Mustang Mach-E electric SUV is wooing more from other brands than the typical Ford

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Deliveries of the Ford Mustang Mach-E haven't begun yet, but in the meantime Ford is releasing smaller tidbits of information—about the people making reservations for the electric crossover, for instance. Ford claims six out of 10 Mach-E reservation holders are coming from other brands.

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Next-gen Porsche Macan to be an EV

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Porsche has taken the bold move of deciding to manufacture the next-generation car as an EV, with no plans to equip it with a petrol or diesel engine

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Government announces changes to Smart Motorways following safety fears

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The Department for Transport has announced that dynamic hard shoulders will be scrapped in favour of permanent all-lane running as part of its review into Smart Motorways

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BNEF projects impact of COVID-19 on renewables, energy storage, EVs, etc.

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BloombergNEF has issued a research note highlighting some of the likely effects of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak over the next year on the transition to a clean economy: including renewable power, energy storage, electric vehicles, heating, cooling and the circular economy.

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Goodyear ReCharge regenerating-tire concept aims to cut waste

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Goodyear has developed a "self-generating" designed to extend the life of tires, as well as make them more adaptable to different conditions. The Goodyear ReCharge tire concept features a tread that can be replenished using fluid-filled capsules.

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132. WHY DOES THE PORSCHE TAYCAN USE 800-V BATTERY PACKS?

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Is it true that electric vehicles (EV) need 800-V battery packs for ultrafast charging? Is it true that the Porsche Taycan uses 800-V packs to enable ultrafast charging ? Why did GM announce that its new battery platform will support 800 V? Let’s find out. Let’s start with two essential ingredients required for ultrafast charging: 1. A charging station that is capable of providing a lot of electric power; 2.

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BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe: Lease deals now available

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Having celebrated its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2019, lease deals are now available on the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe

Mitsubishi Electric introduces MEMS LiDAR solution for autonomous vehicles

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has developed a compact light-detection and ranging (LiDAR) solution incorporating a micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) that achieves an extra-wide horizontal scanning angle to accurately detect the shapes and distances of objects ahead in autonomous driving systems.

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The Honda Clarity Electric has run out of range, won’t return for 2020

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With the confirmed discontinuation of the Clarity Electric for 2020, Honda no longer has a single battery-electric model in its U.S. lineup.

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Gill Pratt on “Irrational Exuberance” in the Robocar World

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Toyota's robocar chief says we don't know that we can't make fully self-driving cars, nor do we yet know how to do it. transportation transportation/self-driving

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Colour guide: How much difference does colour make to a Mercedes-Benz A-Class?

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It’s no secret that the Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been a runaway hit and a hugely popular choice drivers

2020 41

TU Wien researchers develop neural hardware for image recognition in nanoseconds

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Researchers at TU Wien (Vienna) have developed an ultra-fast image sensor with a built-in neural network; the sensor can be trained to recognize certain objects. They describe their work on ultrafast machine vision in a paper in Nature.

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Electrify America hits 100 charging stations in California

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Electrify America has reached a significant milestone for electric-car charging in California, the biggest market for EVs in the United States. About 15 months after opening its first California charging station, the network has opened its 100th charging station in the state.

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UECC and Goodfuels parther on first use of marine biofuel in the ro-ro segment

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Leading short sea ro-ro operator UECC and sustainable marine biofuel pioneer GoodFuels have launched a joint trial of GoodFuels Bio-Fuel Oil (MR1-100 or BFO) on UECC’s ro-ro vessel M/V Autosky.

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Fortum, BASF, and Nornickel sign cooperation agreement on Li-ion battery recycling

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Fortum, BASF, and Nornickel have signed a letter of intent to plan a Li-ion battery recycling cluster in Harjavalta, Finland, serving the electric vehicle market. This would enable a successful “closed loop” cycle to re-use the critical metals present in used batteries.

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CARB publishes 2020 CI values for electricity as transportation fuel: average 82.92 gCO2e/MJ, up from 2019

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) Executive Officer has certified the 2020 annual update to the carbon intensities (CI) of the lookup table pathways for a) California Average Grid Electricity Used as a Transportation Fuel in California and b) Electricity Supplied under the Smart Charging or Smart Electrolysis Provision.

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Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus testing battery-electric MCI D45 CRTe LE coach in Canada

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Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus is the first to test MCI’s first all-electric coach—the MCI D45 CRTe LE CHARGE, designed for long-range express routes—in Canada. MCI D45 CRTe LE CHARGE.

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