Ricardo wins UK funding to develop future electric trucks

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Ricardo has won two UK Government-backed innovation competitions to develop novel solutions for heavy-duty vehicles focusing on improving efficiency and performance and reducing the cost of future electric trucks.

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Geely begins mass production of commercial satellites; support for future vehicles

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Geely plans to utilize commercial satellites to support high-speed data connectivity, highly precise navigation, and cloud computing capabilities in future vehicles.

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Fraunhofer IFF team designing hydrogen factory of the future

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer IFF in Germany are designing the distributed and modular production and distribution of green hydrogen for industry, business and transportation throughout the value chain—a hydrogen factory of the future. The hydrogen factory of the future.

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Honda unveils two key future safety technologies toward the realization of its goal for zero traffic collision fatalities by 2050

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Honda Motor recently unveiled its work on two key advanced future safety technologies being developed with the goal of realizing “zero traffic collision fatalities involving Honda motorcycles and automobiles globally by 2050”.

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#Joestradamus Knows Mike Pence’s Future Before It Happens

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U-M, Ford open robotics complex to accelerate future of advanced, more equitable robotics and mobility

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Key research will focus on: The future of moving goods more efficiently, as the pandemic further fuels online retail growth. Self-driving vehicles and their role in the future of cities. Autonomous vehicles have the opportunity to change the future of transportation and the way we move.

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Wärtsilä to launch 2-stroke future fuels conversion solution; partners with MSC for technology demonstration

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The technology group Wärtsilä will commercially launch its Two-Stroke Future Fuels Conversion platform during the first quarter of 2022.

Porsche officially drops diesel for future models

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On Sunday, Porsche AG announced that it will in the future no longer offer diesel-powered models. By 2022, Porsche will have invested more than €6 billion (US$7 billion) in e-mobility, creating the basis for sustainable growth into the future. Due to this change in conditions, the company has decided to no longer offer diesel propulsion in future.

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DOE announces $64M for research into future coal power plants

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $64 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects under the funding opportunity announcement ( DE-FOA-0002057 ), “Critical Components for Coal FIRST Power Plants of the Future.”. DOE’s Coal FIRST (Flexible, Innovative, Resilient, Small, Transformative) initiative is intended to develop the coal plant of the future needed to provide secure and reliable power to the US grid.

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GM to source US-based lithium for future EV batteries from CTR; closed-loop, direct-extraction process

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GM announced today that a “significant portion” of GM’s future battery-grade lithium hydroxide and carbonate could come from the Hell’s Kitchen development.

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Wärtsilä and Samsung Heavy to collaborate on ammonia-fueled engines for future newbuilds

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Wärtsilä and the Korean shipbuilding company Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) have signed a joint development program (JDP) agreement aimed at developing ammonia-fueled vessels with 4-stroke auxiliary engines available for future newbuild projects.

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Experts view on future transportation fuels

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Since internal combustion engines will remain the primary mode of choice for mobility in the foreseeable future, both alternative (renewable) fuels and high-performance combustion concepts/ engines using fuels adapted for that purpose will be preferred for reducing the combustion impact on climate change. Government involvement, to enable financially the sound assessment of the future fuel options, investments, and to understand policy implications, is essential.

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Bolting Into The Future

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Town of Westport Adds 2 Chevy Bolt EVs To Its Fleet The Town of Westport has announced further progress to its march to net-zero by 2050 with the addition of 2 Chevrolet Bolt battery-electric vehicles. Read more.

Hyundai Seven concept sets the board for future of Hyundai and Ioniq EVs

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Hyundai's future is going to look like a chess set, and with everything from rook and bishop to knight and king, it'll all be tied together. The Korean automaker's vice president of design sat down with Green Car Reports at the 2021 LA auto show to discuss the automaker's future design

Hyundai’s new Supernal to lead charge into AAM future

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more… The post Hyundai’s new Supernal to lead charge into AAM future appeared first on Electrek. South Korean transportation giant Hyundai has announced the creation of an advanced air mobility (AAM) company, Supernal LLC.

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Industry & environmentalists tell EU the future of shipping fuel is green hydrogen and ammonia

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Green hydrogen and ammonia offer a clean future for the shipping and fuels industry. The EU should promote the use of green hydrogen and ammonia by ships as part of its upcoming maritime fuel law, major shipping industry players and environmentalists have told the European Commission. The FuelEU Maritime initiative will require ships carrying EU trade to progressively switch to sustainable alternative fuels.

Tesla Bot to address human labor shortage in the future

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At the Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) CEO Council Summit, Elon Musk shared some updates on the Tesla Bot and how it could alleviate human labor shortage in the future. The post Tesla Bot to address human labor shortage in the future appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Towing with an EV: Are electric trailers the future?

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An electric trailer could solve the largest problem when towing with an electric vehicle: You might only go half the distance on a charge while towing. To compensate, EV shoppers who plan to tow beyond city limits need to opt for the largest possible battery pack.

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Jolta Announces That It Will Serve As The First U.S. Distributor For Faraday Future

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First-of-its-kind, EV dealership network Jolta, will help deliver Faraday Future electric vehicles in approximately 15 US metro areas. Distributor For Faraday Future appeared first on EV Obsession.

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GM partnering with Wolfspeed to leverage silicon carbide for GM’s future electric vehicle programs

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General Motors and Wolfspeed announced a strategic supplier agreement to develop and provide silicon carbide (SiC) power device solutions for GM’s future electric vehicle programs. Our agreement with Wolfspeed represents another step forward in our transition to an all-electric future. Working with Wolfspeed will help ensure we can deliver on our vision of an all-electric future.

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Fukushima Prefecture and Toyota begin discussions aimed at building a hydrogen-based city of the future

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Fukushima Prefecture and Toyota Motor Corporation have commenced discussions with various partners over building a city for a new future that makes use of hydrogen and technologies produced in Fukushima Prefecture.

BHP offboards its petroleum business in merger with Woodside; focus on “future-facing commodities”

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An additional US$100 million is payable contingent upon a future FID for a Thebe development. We are proactively positioning for the future with a portfolio and capabilities that will enable us to grow long-term value.

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Western Australia to invest $22M to accelerate renewable hydrogen future

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The Western Australia Government of Premier Mark McGowan will bring forward the Western Australian Renewable Hydrogen Strategy targets by a decade and invest $22 million to develop hydrogen supply, meet growing demand for the clean fuel and create jobs. Part of the WA Recovery Plan, the accelerated targets and nine studies and projects will boost the State’s renewable hydrogen industry and position WA as a major producer, user and exporter of renewable hydrogen.

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Audi plots its future around mobility, not just EVs

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Audi aspires to be more than just an automaker, aiming to use new technology to extract more revenue out of the cars it makes through mobility services. That's the main thrust of the automaker's new "Vorsprung 2030" strategy, unveiled Wednesday.

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Future autonomous Waymo EV will be custom built for ride-hailing with no steering wheel

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Waymo today announced a future EV for its US ride-hailing service that will be “rider-first” and have no steering wheel. more… The post Future autonomous Waymo EV will be custom built for ride-hailing with no steering wheel appeared first on Electrek.

Teijin and Applied EV develop polycarbonate solar roof for future mobility

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Teijin and its joint development partner Applied Electric Vehicles have developed a polycarbonate solar roof for future mobility applications. The new solar roof uses Teijin’s Panlite polycarbonate resin glazing for its surface. Solar roof.

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Mercedes-Benz transforming Stuttgart-Untertürkheim for “Electric First” future Drive Systems Campus

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Mercedes-Benz is transforming its Mercedes-Benz Drive Systems unit and its Stuttgart-Untertürkheim site for an “Electric First” future in the context of Ambition 2039—the company’s path toward carbon neutrality.

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Future Toyota Prime plug-in hybrids: How much range and performance?

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There will be future Prime plug-in hybrids from Toyota. Just don’t necessarily expect them to raise the bar for the genre quite like the RAV4 Prime.

Toyota plans solid-state battery debut in a hybrid by 2025—future Prius?

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Toyota's planned solid-state batteries will debut not in an EV, but in an upcoming hybrid, an executive said in a recent interview with Autoline.

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Norway again shows the all-electric car future is closer than people think

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Norway is again showing that the all-electric car future is closer than people think, as November car sales in the country see internal combustion engine car sales crumble.

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John Deere takes a step into the future with first fully autonomous tractor

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more… The post John Deere takes a step into the future with first fully autonomous tractor appeared first on Electrek. John Deere revealed its first fully autonomous tractor today at CES 2022, building off of what it says are 20 years of AI development – and it’s not a concept.

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BMW provides first look at future BMW iX electric SAV; US launch in 2022

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With time still to go before expected US market launch in early 2022, and with the series development phase ongoing, BMW provided a first look ahead at the future BMW iX. The BMW iX is the first model based on a new, modular, scalable architecture on which the future of the BMW Group will be built. The new technology architecture making its debut in the BMW iX provides the platform for significant progress in the areas of digital services and future automated driving systems.

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ABB and PERIC join forces to develop future efficient hydrogen electrolyzers

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Both companies will explore how the integration of ABB’s automation, electrification and digital solutions with PERIC’s electrolyzers can help reduce hydrogen generation costs in the future. ABB and PERIC, China’s leading manufacturer of hydrogen electrolyzers, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate the widespread adoption of hydrogen as an energy source.

GM EV1 exec leaves Faraday Future

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In the midst of the latest round of financial turmoil at the company, Faraday Future has lost a key executive, according to a report in the Verge. Peter Savagian was senior vice president at Faraday Future. Faraday FutureAnd he was the chief engineer of General Motors' EV1, arguably the first mass-produced modern electric car. One anonymous source inside.

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Toyota to build prototype city of the future, powered by hydrogen fuel cells

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At CES, Toyota revealed plans to build a prototype “city” of the future on a 175-acre (0.71 Building a complete city from the ground up, even on a small scale like this, is a unique opportunity to develop future technologies, including a digital operating system for the city’s infrastructure.

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Faraday Future launches FF 91 viewing experience in New York

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EV startup Faraday Future is celebrating the grand opening of what it’s calling the FF Futurist Experience in New York City, allowing the public to see its upcoming FF 91 EV up-close for the first time.

Allison Transmission developing next-generation electrified transmission for future US Army combat vehicles

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Allison remains committed to working with our Defense partners and customers around the world to meet the demanding propulsion requirements of today, and developing solutions for the future. Looking to the future, the US Army is also considering replacing its heavy wheeled vehicle fleets with a Common Tactical Truck, and is considering options for new main battle tanks.

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Roskill: Niobium industry looking for a future beyond steel; Li-ion batteries a possibility

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The niobium industry is aware of these issues and already looking for a future beyond steel, Roskill notes. Niobium is a metal primarily used by the steel industry as a ferroalloy strengthening element.

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Audi boosting investments in future vehicle projects to 2026 to €37B, €18B for electrification and hybridization alone

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In particular, advance payments for future vehicle projects are being increased once again, with a sum total of about €37 billion. From 2033 on, the future of the Audi brand will be fully electric. In Nuremberg, Audi is now road testing an urban premium charging concept: the Audi charging hub is addressed to customers without charging options at home and geared toward managing possible future peak demand.

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GM’s future electric vehicles to debut first wireless battery management system; developed in collaboration with Analog Devices

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Instead, the wBMS helps to ensure the scalability of Ultium batteries across GM’s future lineup, encompassing different brands and vehicle segments, from heavy-duty trucks to performance vehicles.

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Ford plans to build battery cells for future electric vehicles

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Ford plans to build and vertically integrate cells for future electric vehicles, and on Thursday it announced the establishment of a global battery “center of excellence,” called Ford Ion Park.

Nissan field testing new mobility services as part of building sustainable future community in Japan

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Nissan began a field test of new mobility services as part of a partnership to promote future community building in Japan.

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Mercedes-AMG to electrify its future models

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Mercedes-AMG will develop plug-in hybrids and pure electric performance cars in future