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Toyota develops fuel cell system for maritime applications; first application on Energy Observer

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Toyota, official partner of Energy Observer and an avid supporter of their project from the start, has developed a fuel cell system for maritime applications, with its first delivery destined for Energy Observer.

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Confirmed: Electric cars outsold manuals for the first time in 2019

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Americans are gradually saying farewell to the possibility of manual transmissions in new cars, just as more families are discovering (and purchasing) electric vehicles.

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Petrol and diesel vehicle ban brought forward to 2035, with hybrids also included

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The final year to drive a new petrol, diesel or hybrid car in the UK will be brought forward from 2040 to 2035 according to latest reports

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Alstom signs first contract for battery-electric regional trains in Germany

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Alstom will manufacture , deliver and maintain until 2032 eleven Coradia Continental battery-electric trains for regional traffic on the Leipzig-Chemnitz route on behalf of VMS (Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen) and with the support of ZVNL (Zweckverband für den Nahverkehrsraum Leipzig), the two authorities responsible for this line.

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In Norway, Asko begins piloting use of hydrogen fuel-cell trucks

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Norwegian wholesaler Asko is among the first to operate a goods vehicle that runs on hydrogen, thanks to a collaborative effort by research scientists and industry.

2020 167

Li-Cycle sets up its first US-based Li-ion battery recycling center in NY state

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Empire State Development (ESD) announced that Canada-based Li-Cycle Corporation will establish its first US-based Li-ion battery recycling facility in New York State.

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BMW introducing new aerodynamic wheel on iX3 EV; cast aluminum wheel with inserts

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The new BMW Aerodynamic Wheel is making its debut together with the BMW iX3, the market launch of which is planned for this year.

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Orange County unveils 10 new fuel-cell-electric buses along with debut of US’ largest public transport hydrogen fueling station

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The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) unveiled ten new hydrogen fuel-cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2 heavy-duty transit buses in Santa Ana, California.

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ElringKlinger fuel cell stacks exceeded expectations in EU-funded GiantLeap; trailer-attached hydrogen range extender for electric buses

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Within the scope of EU-funded GiantLeap project, Bosch Engineering GmbH, together with VDL Enabling Transport Solutions b.v. and their partners, designed and built a fuel cell range extender system for battery-electric buses.

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Trillium completes construction of largest hydrogen transit refueling station in North America

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Trillium has completed construction of the largest hydrogen transit refueling station in North America.

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NYU team develops novel ion-conducting copolymer to increase power and reduce cost of fuel cells

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Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, led by Miguel Modestino, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a novel ion-conducting polymer (ionomer) that increases the power and lowers the cost of fuel cells.

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Volvo Buses receives order for 60 high-capacity electric buses from Malmö

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Scandinavian transport operator Nobina has ordered 60 Volvo high-capacity electric buses which will enter service in Malmö, Sweden next year. It is immensely gratifying to receive yet another significant order for electric buses.

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First look at Gen2 EVO Forumla E racer

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Formula E and the FIA provided images of the newly named Gen2 EVO, using a reimagined design that will debut in season seven when the electric racing series competes under the banner of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid offers up to 52 mpg combined; Solar Roof System

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At the Chicago Auto Show, Hyundai introduced its new 2020 Sonata Hybrid, featuring up to 686 miles of driving range and an EPA-estimated 52 mpg combined fuel economy rating on the Blue trim. This is the first time the Sonata Hybrid has been shown in North America.

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Hiringa and Waitomo to partner to develop New Zealand’s first hydrogen refueling stations network

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New Zealand energy companies Waitomo Group and Hiringa Energy intend to work in partnership to develop New Zealand’s first nationwide hydrogen refueling stations network. Hiringa Energy’s initial refueling station plan.

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Hydro-Québec partnering with Mercedes-Benz on development of solid-state battery technologies

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Canadian battery material specialist Hydro-Québec is partnering with Mercedes-Benz as part of the automaker’s research and development activities on future EV technology.

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Faurecia to supply hydrogen storage systems for 1,600 Hyundai fuel-cell trucks

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Faurecia recently was awarded a significant contract for fuel cell electric vehicle storage systems from Hyundai Motor Company.

2020 120

Electrify America to open 400th public EV fast-charging station, > 1,700 chargers

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Electrify America will open its 400 th electric vehicle charging station this week, setting a rapid pace for installation of DC fast-charging stations. The network’s aggressive timeline has resulted in the addition of more than 1,700 new chargers from coast-to-coast in just 20 months.

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EEA: Walking, cycling and public transport in cities remain greener mobility options than electric scooters or car ride-hailing

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A new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) finds that, taken together with public transport, walking and cycling for short city journeys provide the greatest benefits for both human health and the environment in urban areas.

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Electrify America is gaining ground on Tesla Supercharging

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If you’re just learning the ways of electric-car ownership, the more charging-station locations, the better. And Electrify America appears on its way to catch up with Tesla’s Supercharger network in that metric.

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Electric payload: These 5 trucks will change America

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The age of the electric pickup truck has (almost) arrived, and with it the promise of all of the torque and none of the tailpipe emissions. Newcomers including Rivian, Bollinger, and Tesla are launching electric pickup trucks in the next few years.

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DiDi to introduce first shared EV fleet to Mexico; 700+ EVs and hybrids to start

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Didi Chuxing (DiDi), the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, will launch Latin America’s first shared electric vehicle (EV) fleet through its app in Mexico, as the company further invests in sustainable transportation innovations in the region.

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Super Bowl 2020 electric-car ad showdown: Which one gets you charged up?

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Automakers and ad agencies might finally be starting to find the right way to position electric cars in TV commercials. The Super Bowl never was the right venue for commercials that need to run people through rational selling points.

2020 112

UPS turns to Arrival for some very stylish electric delivery vans

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Another relatively new electric-vehicle company has scored a major deal to electrify some of the world’s delivery fleets.

2020 110

PRoPART project successfully demonstrates highly accurate positioning solution for automotive use

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ASTM approves 6th pathway for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF): catalytic hydrothermolysis jet fuel (CHJ)

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ASTM International has approved and published a sixth pathway for the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The latest annex to the SAF specification, D7566, establishes criteria for the production and use of catalytic hydrothermolysis jet fuel (CHJ), a type of synthetic kerosene.

2020 109

Why GM has put hybrids—and the Chevy Volt—in its past

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Just a year ago, GM changed its tune about the possibility of hybrids—and plug-in hybrids like the much-loved Chevrolet Volt—in the company’s near-term future. Put simply, GM was finished with hybrids.

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2020 Tesla Model Y gets a better city efficiency rating than Model 3

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Tesla last month boasted that its Model Y electric crossover received a range boost before it was even released—to 315 miles. That number is official with results posted by the EPA yesterday.

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Delta enters into conditional major offtake agreement for SAF with NWABF

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Building on its $2-million investment for an ongoing feasibility study with Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels ( NWABF ), Delta has entered into one of the largest airline offtake agreements of its kind to purchase sustainable aviation fuel, if produced, from NWABF.

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric: Lease deals already offset higher price tag

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Hyundai isn’t wasting any time throwing out incentives for its revamped 2020 Ioniq Electric hatchback. Just last week, Hyundai put out its official pricing information for the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric, which is now arriving at dealerships.

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MECA report finds additional NOx emission reductions from new heavy-duty trucks achievable and cost-effective

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AMPLY Power & Logan Bus announce 2-year demo project of charging-as-a service for fleets; 5 electric school buses

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Pioneering methods to accelerate electric fleet adoption, AMPLY Power will demonstrate and document its Charging-as-a-Service approach for an all-electric school bus fleet in New York City.

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GM teases new electric-truck details, boasts about battery flexibility

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During General Motors’ Capital Markets Day presentation for investors Wednesday, the company teased just how much flexibility—and potentially, what a wide range of global products—they can make from the company’s upcoming third-generation electric-vehicle architecture.

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Toyota to deploy new acceleration suppression function in Summer 2020

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Toyota Motor Corporation has developed an Acceleration Suppression Function that used big data collected from connected cars to help identify abnormal operation of the accelerator and control acceleration.

2020 101

IVECO, FPT and Nikola Motor Company announce future Nikola TRE production in Ulm, Germany

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IVECO and FPT Industrial, the commercial vehicle and powertrain brands of CNH Industrial N.V., and Nikola Motor Company will manufacture , through their European joint venture, the Nikola TRE in Ulm, Germany, at the IVECO manufacturing facility.

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Lucid Air electric sedan will be previewed to reservation-holders before official bow

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Just over ten years since the first special-invitation preview events for the Tesla Model S, the closest thing to a true rival (or successor) for the Model S is finally coming to market: the Lucid Air. It’s true in more ways than one.

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid adds solar roof, challenges Camry Hybrid at 52 mpg

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Especially in the numbers-focused green-car arena, some healthy competition can do wonders. And the latest 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, revealed at the Chicago Auto Show today, looks to be a great example of that.

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