Michelin brings back Challenge Bibendum event as Movin’On

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After a three-year hiatus, Michelin is rebooting the venerable Challenge Bibendum sustainable mobility event. The event showcased 50 low-emission cars that traveled a total of 600 kilometers (373 miles) in three days. This event drew a field of 32 electric, hybrid, fuel cell, diesel and natural gas powered vehicles from nearly all the world’s major vehicle manufacturers and top design houses. Conferences and other events

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Volkswagen all-electric prototype racer to compete in Pikes Peak event in June

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Volkswagen has named its latest motorsport project the I.D. R Pikes Peak. This all-electric prototype racing car will compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on 24 June in Colorado. The four-wheel-drive racing car points to the sporting potential of the I.D.

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Upcoming events and launches: January-March 2017

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Motor show Motor industry Upcoming Events And LaunchesWhile you may expect the automobile world to be quiet post-Christmas, you should know by now that the automobile world never rests. As part of an on-.

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California ARB readying regulatory options to maintain state LDV GHG standards in event of Federal change

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In April 2018, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completed the Midterm Evaluation (MTE) process for the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for cars and light trucks for model years 2022-2025, and determined that the current standards are not appropriate and should be revised. Earlier post.).

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Going to the Electrathon/HPV Event at PIR

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Last weekend, I took the Civic-EV to Portland International Raceway to show it off at the Electrathon/Human-Powered Vehicles event there. This shows some of the velomobiles (encased recliner cycles) present at the event.

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ECOtality passes 1M EV residential charge events

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ECOtality has surpassed one million EV residential charge events on its Blink Chargers. Recording more than 1 million charge events is not only an iconic milestone for ECOtality, The EV Project and the industry, but is also proof that EVs are here to stay. This number is up from the 880,000 charge events reported in the second quarter data ending June 30, 2012. ECOtality is the first in the industry to reach this level, it said.

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Drive Electric Week: 236 events in 212 cities, 7 countries, 46 US states this year

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Between September 10 and 18, more than 120,000 people around the world turned out for National Drive Electric Week—the annual event dedicated to the promotion of electric cars. With 235 events in 212 cities, seven countries, and 46 U.S. states, the event once again surpassed the "national" part of its name to become an international.

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Volkswagen Group PhD Event; e-mobility, connectivity and new mobility concepts

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At the Volkswagen Group’s PhD Event 2016, some 600 specialist visitors informed themselves about current research work. 108 young researchers presented the topics of their doctoral theses at the MobileLifeCampus in Wolfsburg. The project is focused on topics such as e-mobility, connectivity and new mobility concepts. The Volkswagen Group currently supports 404 young men and women working for their doctorate, cooperating with universities and research institutions throughout the world.

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Fujitsu launches Singapore field trial of AI-enhanced event-congestion-mitigation system

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Fujitsu Laboratories has begun a field trial that aims to reduce congestion around major events, stadiums, and shopping centers through behavioral guidance.

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Tesla gigafactory grand opening event to be held July 29

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The company will host a grand opening event attended by, among others, owners who won tickets by participating in its most recent referral program. Tesla will open the doors to its massive battery "gigafactory" to the general public July 29. Those owners are also helping spread the word in the absence of an official public announcement from Tesla. Manufacturing Batteries lithium-ion plug-in cars gigafactory

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National Drive Electric Week to be bigger than ever: 175 events so far

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Each year, Plug In America, the Electric Auto Association, and the Sierra Club join forces to implement one week of electric car events, parades, and education. The White House's energy week may have been low on renewable and zero emission technology, but National Drive Electric Week is poised to make up for it. This year, National Drive Electric. zero emissions Plug-In Hybrids Electric Car plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Drive Electric Week

Midwest EVOLVE electric vehicle project hosts first EV ride and drive at Earth Day event in Ohio

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The ride-and-drive is a part of a new seven-state project called Midwest EVOLVE (Electric Vehicle Opportunities: Learning, eVents, Experience). EarthFest is Ohio’s largest environmental education event and the longest-running Earth Day celebration in the nation. Between now and the end of 2019, more than 200 large and small Midwest EVOLVE events, including ride and drives, workplace-charging seminars, and other events, will held at brand-neutral settings throughout the Midwest.

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National 'Drive Electric Week' Planned For September, With 100-Plus Events

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National Drive Electric Week will take place September 15 to 21, with 113 events If you''re an electric car fan, mark your calendar for roughly a month from now. In 2011, several organizers looking to promote electric cars started National Plug-In Day--but apparently one day is no longer enough to contain advocates'' enthusiasm for electric cars.

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AER reports recovery of 337,000 gallons of bitumen from surface seeps at CNRL Primrose site; earlier event in 2009

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However, there was an earlier, similar event of bitumen upwelling at the Primrose project initially reported in 2009. The current event is not the first report of surface seepage of bitumen in the Primrose project. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) reports that 1,275.7

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Event: REFF-Wall Street. 23-24 June 2009

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The event brings together industry veterans to discuss the issues associated with renewable energy finance in the US. More than 650 people attended last year’s event with 70% of them senior level leaders within their respective organizations, according to the organizers. The 6th annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street) will occur on 23-24 June at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

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Mercedes-Benz launches its first ever fleet experience event

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In a move to entice new and existing fleet customers, Mercedes-Benz will be holding its first ever Fleet Experience event at Mercedes-Benz World in We

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August 'Largest Electric Vehicle Gathering' Events And Rally Canceled

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Organizers had planned a number of events along the way, including a potentially record-setting gathering of electric Just three weeks before the anticipated kickoff, an electric-car rally billed as the largest ever has been cancelled. The third annual BC2BC all-electric vehicle rally was supposed to run up the West Coast from Mexico to Canada.

Study: Road pollution causing cardiovascular events

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Earlier this week our Green Piece Column examined the adverse effects of vehicle emissions on human health (see article) and now a new study indicates that exposure to road traffic and air pollution may be prompting several cardiovascular events. Green cars Green credentials Latest news air pollution cardiovascular events diesel diesel emissions diesel particles European Heart Journal

Barcelona hosts world’s largest electric car event

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Barcelona is currently hosting the largest electric vehicle event in the world, as the Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS) gets underway.

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New method to analyze combustion events in an engine

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Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden) have developed a method for analyzing combustion events in an internal combustion engine based on crankshaft torque measurements. They present their method in a paper published in the journal Control Engineering Practice. Called the “torque ratio concept”, the method could also be extended to angular speed measurements, they said.

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Chevy Bolt EV, 107-Mile Nissan Leaf Face Off At LA Drive Electric Week Event

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We're now in the middle of National Drive Electric Week, the largest ever, with events planned for almost 200 cities. But yesterday Los Angeles managed to pull off a double-header: Its event brought together the first production versions of the new 107-mile 2016 Nissan Leaf and a running prototype of the upcoming 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

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Tesla Model 3 invitations going out for March 31 debut event

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Tesla will offer at least a look at the 200-mile, $35,000 electric car at the event, which will take place in Los Angeles March 31. Invitations are now being sent out for the eagerly awaited debut of the Tesla Model 3 electric car at the end of this month. It will also begin accepting Model 3 orders at its retail stores, while online ordering will. Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Tesla Model 3

Neste Oil’s renewable diesel used to generate elecricity at two events in Finland

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Neste Oil’s NEXBTL renewable diesel was used to generate electricity at two major events in Finland this summer: the Flow Festival in Helsinki and the Neste Oil Rally Helsinki Battle street circuit race. Last year, NEXBTL diesel was used to generate electricity at the Down By The Laituri Festival in Turku and the Tall Ships Races Helsinki event.

European Hydrogen Ride ‘n’ Drive event returns

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Europe’s fifth annual Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Drive ‘n’ Ride event is underway, officially launched yesterday by Brian Simpson, MEP and Chair of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee.

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GM China finishes series of 2013 Consumer Fuel-Saving Challenge events

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GM China held three “Consumer Fuel-Saving Challenge” events this year in which a small group of owners of specified models drove a defined route to find out who could achieve the best fuel efficiency. The series just wrapped up with the Beijing event, in which 10 owners of Baojun 630s equipped with 1.5-liter engines and manual transmissions traveled 80 kilometers.

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Evida displaying its homologated battery pack at Cenex event

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Evida Power, Ltd, the provider of an 8 kWh Li-ion battery pack for German and French electric vehicle manufacturer Mia Electric ( earlier post ), will have its first fully homologated custom-designed battery pack on display at its stand at the upcoming Cenex Low Carbon Event/LCV2011 at the Rockingham Motor Circuit, UK, in September. Evida began manufacturing and shipping the first lithium-iron phosphate 8 kWh packs for Mia in June, under a previously announced $250-million contract.

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International Truck invites Class 8 competitors to open event for head-to-head testing on fuel economy, aerodynamics and drivability

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International Truck (Navistar’s flagship vehicle brand) has invited each of its Class 8 competitors to participate in an open performance testing to compare fuel economy and drivability of their new trucks during the week of 31 August at the Navistar Proving Grounds in New Carlisle, Indiana. Competitors will have the opportunity to bring their two best performing vehicles with regards to fuel economy and drivability.

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Green cars in action at Millbrook ride and drive event

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This year’s Company Car In Action event at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedford is set to give business car drivers and fleet managers one of the best chances around to try out the latest ‘green cars’. Green credentials event MillbrookSome of the top attractions include the UK’s new smallest and ‘most affordable’ hybrid car, the Toyota Yaris Hybrid [.].

Italian study finds raised levels of PM10, even below current Euro limits, associated with increased acute cardiac events

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Results of a study by a research team from Brescia and Parma, Italy, to be presented at the Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2013 by Dr. Savina Nodari from Spedali Civili Hospital of Brescia, support the hypothesis that raised levels of PM 10 —even below the current limits set by the European Environmental Protection Agency—are associated with increased admission rates for acute cardiac events, especially in males, older patients and those with previous cardiovascular hospitalizations.

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Electric cars in Canada: 6 good-news events for buyers, drivers

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Canadian electric-vehicle policy seems to be enjoying its own annus mirabilis, or "wonderful year," during 2016. While "a journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step," plug-in proponents could be forgiven for wanting to advance more than a step at a time. Here, then, are a half-dozen recent examples from north of the 49th Parallel. Quebec. Canada energy policy plug-in cars Quebec

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AIC Next Event to Explore Future of Automotive Sector

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Taking inspiration from the TED format, the event will cover as wide a range of issues as possible, including manufacturing, technology, mobility, sustainability, social integration, consumers, etc.—always AIC —Automotive Intelligence Center—in Bilbao, Spain is launching “AIC Next”, the objective of which is to analyze the future of the automotive sector in a different way.

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PG&E showcased extended-range electric truck from via motors at national Plug-In Day event

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) showcased the utility’s first extended-range electric truck with manufacturer VIA Motors at three Bay Area National Plug-In Day events—in San Francisco, San Rafael and Cupertino—on Sunday. PG&E offered ride-alongs in its VTrux from VIA. In Cupertino, the truck powered the public-address equipment for the stage as well as a vendor booth, demonstrating the vehicle’s exportable power capacity.

Ohio State takes first place in DOE/GM EcoCAR 3 competition

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For the second leg of competition, teams headed to southern California for track events, including autocross, acceleration, and consumer appeal at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. Conferences and other events Ethanol Hybrids Plug-ins

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Study identifies combustion-derived nanoparticles in diesel exhaust as the predominant mediator for adverse cardiovascular events

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A large body of work shows that exposure to road traffic and air pollution may be a trigger of adverse cardiovascular events such as angina, myocardial infarction, and heart failure, with long-term exposure increasing the lifetime risk of death from coronary heart disease. The researchers suggest that their findings provide a rationale for testing environmental health interventions to reduce particulate emissions to establish whether they can reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events.

Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Chooses Michigan for 2010 Competition Events, Provides Competition Timeline

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The series of scored performance and evaluation events kicks off 26 April 2010 and continues through the end of August 2010. The competition stages and public events are as follows. Additional public events may be announced at a later date.

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DOT proposes requiring event data recorders on all light-duty vehicles beginning in 2014

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The proposed rule would require automakers to install event data recorders (EDRs)—devices that collect specific safety-related data (i.e., The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed a new standard that would capture valuable safety-related data in the seconds before and during a motor vehicle crash.

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Jaguar Land Rover demonstrating XJ_e PHEV at Low Carbon Vehicle Event

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Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is demonstrating the ultra-low carbon XJ_e plug-in hybrid engineering research vehicle ( earlier post ) at the 2012 CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle Event in the UK.

Elio Motors: First-Ever Auto-Show Press Event In NYC Touts '84-MPG' Three-Wheel Car

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Startup automaker Elio Motors put on its first-ever car-show press conference last week, taking the last slot on Thursday''s media schedule at the New York Auto Show. Founder and CEO Paul Elio appeared at a simple podium in front of a bright-orange prototype Elio three-wheeled vehicle. He spoke briefly, then answered questions from the press. DON''T. Green Auto Show Elio Motors Louisiana Startups Three-wheel

Tesla Owner Electrifies Autocross Event With Roadster Fun (Video)

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How do you legally have fun with a $109,000 electric sportscar that can do 0-60 in under 4 seconds, has excellent grip, and a top speed of 125 mph? That’s exactly the question facing many Tesla Roadster owners looking to test their cars - and themselves - to the limit in a safe environment. The solution? Autocross. Held on a temporary course

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Neste Oil Rally to use 100% renewable diesel at this years event

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The organizers will run a total of 29 vehicles solely on Neste Green 100 diesel, which is expected to half the vehicles’ greenhouse emissions during the three-day event. This year, the event will also be accompanied by the Lahti Historic Rally, which has been granted European Championship Historic Rally status