Democrats call to end global warming emissions (gasoline included) by 2050

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The new plan called "100 by 50," aims to eliminate 100 percent of emissions that contribute to global warming by 2050. global warming carbon dioxide Green New DealThe powerful, Democratic-led House Energy and Commerce Committee put meat on the bones of the Green New Deal on Tuesday. It was laid out by Republican Committee member Paul Tonko (NY), who said in a statement, “There is no.

2019 79

Global Bioenergies and Audi renew their partnership in renewable gasoline

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Global Bioenergies and Audi signed a new agreement focused on the implementation of biomass residue feedstock usage, preparation of a path to commercialization and engine testing of new blends of renewable gasoline. The recent developments at Global Bioenergies support our vision that e-gasoline might be a game changer in the objective to reduce the GHG emissions in the transport sector in a fast and complete way.

2018 65

Global Bioenergies delivering first renewable gasoline sample to Audi

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Global Bioenergies and its partner Audi ( earlier post ) announced that the first batch of renewable gasoline using Global Bioenergies’ fermentative isobutene pathway has been produced. The batch will be presented to Audi by Global Bioenergies during a press conference to be held in Pomacle on 21 May. Isooctane is an additive currently used to improve gasoline quality and could also be used as a standalone fuel. —Marc Delcourt, CEO of Global Bioenergies.

2015 86

Adding Ethanol To Gasoline May Boost Global Oil Use: Study

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It's hard to imagine any reality in which the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) benefits from measures meant to decrease gasoline consumption. efforts to add ethanol to gasoline supplies. Gasoline consumption is on the rise, and that could in turn increase demand. But that's apparently the case--in a sense--when it comes to U.S. ethanol Study Fuel Economy

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Global Bioenergies beginning road testing with Audi A4 fueled with 34% renewable gasoline blends

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Global Bioenergies is beginning the road-testing phase of renewable gasoline derived from its fermentative isobutene pathway. Global Bioenergies will use an EN228-compliant gasoline blend containing more than 34% of renewable, isobutene-derived, compounds to fuel a car on a circuit. Global Bioenergies’ unique process allows to produce the same compounds from renewable feedstocks such as industrial-grade sugars, straw, residual wood and potentially syngas.

2018 65

Audi begins initial engine testing of Global Bioenergies, Fraunhofer e-gasoline

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Audi remains convinced of the potential of the fuels e-gas, “e-benzin” (e-gasoline) and e-diesel and is continuing to pursue its e-fuels strategy. Audi and its development partners Global Bioenergies S.A. galons US), the largest batch yet produced—of synthetic Audi e-gasoline for initial engine tests. Audi “e-benzin” (e-gasoline) is essentially a liquid isooctane.

2018 73

Ansys releases pre-lockdown global survey on vehicle electrification

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, engineering simulation software company Ansys commissioned a global survey of 16,037 adults resulting in some insights about consumer attitudes toward vehicle electrification. Conversely, 39% of respondents would only buy an EV if gasoline-powered vehicles were no longer available. Globally, almost half (47%) of respondents would prefer to purchase an electric vehicle from a mid-tier brand, e.g. Toyota, Subaru, Ford, Honda, Nissan.

2020 68

Shell bashes bans on gasoline cars, proposes carbon pricing instead

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The prospect of bans on gasoline and diesel new-car sales have become a much greater threat not only to automakers but to oil companies as well, now that China has said it is studying such a move. emissions government global warming energy policy climate change carbon dioxide plug-in cars Shell

2017 73

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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The 2019 Outlander PHEV also features innovative powertrain and mechanical improvements, including an ultra-efficient new 2.4-liter gasoline engine. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, has achieved sales of 200,000 units worldwide since its launch in 2013. Since making its debut in Japan, the Outlander PHEV has been rolled out to more than 50 countries across the world.

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New Jeep Wrangler 4xe PHEV joins Renegade and Compass 4xe models in global electric vehicle lineup

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The 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 engine is part of FCA’s Global Medium Engine family. The Jeep Wrangler 4xe will be sold globally, with electric vehicle (EV) charge port plugs tailored to specific regions. The Jeep brand has introduced its new Wrangler 4xe plug-oin hybrid.

2020 96

ExxonMobil: diesel will surpass gasoline as the number one global transportation fuel by 2020

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Diesel will surpass gasoline as the number one transportation fuel worldwide by 2020 and continue to increase its share through 2040, according to ExxonMobil’s recently published Outlook For Energy: A View To 2040. The relative shift away from motor gasoline to diesel is driven by improving light-duty vehicle fuel economy and the growth in commercial transportation activity. Mix of the global vehicle fleet. By 2040, new cars globally will average around 47 mpg US (5.0

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Big Oil will lose grip on global vehicle market in less than 25 years: study

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Diesel Gasoline oil Study peak oilThe latest study on the future of transportation paints an increasingly dim picture for the oil industry, though it suggests that the industry is in no danger of collapse. Instead, Big Oil will lose its dominance in the transportation sector over a 25-year period as electric cars and mobility solutions (ride- and car-sharing services) become more.

2017 70

Global Carbon Project: Global carbon emissions growth slows, but hits record high

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Driven by rising natural gas and oil consumption, levels of CO 2 are expected to hit 37 billion metric tons this year, according to new estimates from the Global Carbon Project (GCP), an initiative led by Stanford University scientist Rob Jackson.

2019 78

New Mo-doped Ni catalyst for SOFCs enhances use of fuels such as gasoline

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Researchers led by a team at Washington State University (WSU) have developed a unique and inexpensive nanoparticle catalyst that allows a solid-oxide fuel cell to convert logistic liquid fuels such as gasoline to electricity without stalling out during the electrochemical process. The research, featured in the journal Applied Catalysis B: Environmental , could result in highly efficient gasoline-powered cars that produce low carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming.

2020 88

Prometheus CEO outlines tech advances that could make CO2-to-fuels renewable gasoline and jet price-competitive with fossil fuels

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Transportation fuels contribute a significant portion of current CO 2 emissions, accounting for 23% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and up to 40% of GHGs in developed economies, offering significant opportunities for emissions reduction from the decarbonization of such fuels.

2020 116

Global Bioenergies to lead $24M REWOFUEL project to demonstrate the production of isobutene-derived gasoline and jetfuel from wood residuals

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Global Bioenergies will lead a consortium including Sekab, Graanul Invest, Neste Engineering Solutions, Repsol, Peab Asfalt, SkyNRG, Ajinomoto Eurolysine, IPSB, TechnipFMC and Linz University in a 3-year project (called REWOFUEL) to demonstrate the production of isobutene-derived gasoline and jetfuel from wood residuals. Global Bioenergies will combine its isobutene process with technologies developed by Sekab and Neste Engineering Solutions.

2018 65

OPIS: US gasoline demand more than “halfway” back from pandemic-induced lows

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Gasoline consumption in the United States is now more than halfway back to pre-COVID-19 levels as motorists get back on the road amid at least a partial recovery of the US economy, according to OPIS, an IHS Markit company. OPIS DemandPro tracks actual weekly same-store gasoline volumes at more than 15,000 stations, aggregated on a national, regional and state level. This allows users to track and benchmark industry trends for overall retail gasoline sales.

2020 73

Gasoline demand rises in U.S., China, and India; more growth expected

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Gasoline prices, which fell below $2 a gallon in many parts of the United States over the winter, have been slowly rising again. And given the supply-and-demand equations in the global oil industry, that means that demand has risen as supplies have stayed steady or fallen. Green Gasoline India fuel consumption oil supply and demandSo even though Saudi Arabia has refused to constrain its production to.

Evea study estimates 69% reduction in GHG emissions for Global Bioenergies’ fully renewable ETBE compared to fossil gasoline

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Life-cycle analysis specialist EVEA has estimated that fully renewable ETBE produced by the Global Bioenergies’ IBN-One plant would enable 69% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared to fossil gasoline. The LCA focused on the production of renewable isobutene derived from sugar beet under the IBN-One plant design in collaboration with Cristal Union, partner of Global Bioenergies in this joint-venture. ETBE is today incorporated in gasoline at volumes of up to 23%.

2018 60

IHS Markit: US gasoline demand could be cut almost in half due to COVID-19

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A sudden drop in miles traveled by car in the US triggered by wide-spread social isolation measures will have immediate ramifications for gasoline demand. IHS Markit analysis finds that US gasoline demand could fall by as much as 4.1 The four-week average US gasoline demand for the week ending 6 March 2020 was 9.1 during the global recession in 2008/2009. A faltering global auto market will have a big hit on sales of EVs.

2020 73

World Bank will stop funding oil, gas exploration in 2019

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Gasoline oil global warming climate change energy diesel fuel fossil fuelsIt's not just the world automotive industry that's grappling with rapid changes brought about by the need to reduce the effects of climate change. The world's fossil-fuel extraction, refining, and delivery industries are also faced with the reality that two centuries of burning their core products hurts the planet and has already exacerbated.

2017 68

Primus Green Energy, partner commission FEED study on new GTL plant; gasoline the end product

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along with a global petrochemical company as a joint venture partner, has commissioned a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) study with IHI E&C International Corporation for a first of its kind natural gas-to-gasoline plant in Texas. Syngas-to-Gasoline.

2019 78

Report suggests low-speed electric vehicles could affect Chinese demand for gasoline and disrupt oil prices worldwide

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Low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) could reduce China’s demand for gasoline and, in turn, impact global oil prices, according to a new issue brief by an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. “ Low-Speed Electric Vehicles: An Underappreciated Threat to Gasoline Demand in China and Global Oil Prices? ” Collins conducts a range of globally focused commodity market, energy, water and environmental research.

2019 106

Global Bioenergies obtains a €400K grant from BMBF to produce renewable gasoline additives; Audi to use for engine testing

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France-based Global Bioenergies announced that its German subsidiary, Global Bioenergies GmbH, secured a €400,000 (US$446,000) grant from the BMBF (the German federal ministry for research and education) to finance a 14-month-project aimed at producing renewable gasoline additives. Global Bioenergies has developed a process to convert renewable resources into gaseous isobutene via fermentation.

2016 60

IEA: global oil demand to decline in 2020 as coronavirus weighs on markets

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Global oil demand is expected to decline in 2020 as the impact of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, constricting travel and broader economic activity, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) latest oil market forecast. The situation remains fluid, creating an extraordinary degree of uncertainty over what the full global impact of the virus will be. The IEA now sees global oil demand at 99.9

2020 80

China brings its fuel quality standards up to global levels, quickly

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New fuel-quality standards for gasoline and diesel will be enacted in. Fuel Gasoline China energy policy transportation policyChina already aims to cut its horrific urban air pollution by aggressively promoting electric cars and implementing stricter fuel-economy standards over the next few years. On Monday, the government also announced plans to attack the problem of emissions from a different angle.

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ADEME awarding €3.1M to Global Bioenergies and IBN-One plant project

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Global Bioenergies will soon be receiving €2.6 million in the form of repayable advances, following last July’s achievement of a technical and financial milestone in the ISOPROD project funded by the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME), which involves Global Bioenergies, Cristal Union and L’Oréal around the IBN-One first plant project. —Marc Delcourt, CEO of Global Bioenergies. Global Bioenergies and Cristal Union created the joint venture IBN-One.

2019 78

New report finds global CO2 vehicle emission reduction measures falter; dropping diesels, increasing SUVs

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Vehicle fuel economy improvements have slowed globally, according to the latest report from the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI): Fuel Economy In Major Car Markets: Technology And Policy Drivers 2005-2017. Average new LDV fuel economy (liters gasoline equivalent per 100 km (L ge /100 km) by country or region (2005-17) and new registrations (2017). Overall, global fuel economy has improved by an average of 1.7%

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Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Some expect both to remain steady due to global economic conditions while others point to the return of $3/gallon gas (in the states) fueled mainly by an increase in foreign demand.

2010 102

Study suggests GTL-naphtha-gasoline-ethanol blends can function as well as gasoline with lower emissions

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Results of a study by a team from the University of Birmingham (UK) and Shell Global Solutions suggest that blends of gasoline with gas-to-liquids (GTL) naphtha can perform comparable combustion and full power output to conventional gasoline, with less than 2% difference in normalized ISFC (indicated specific fuel consumption) and gaseous emissions similar to, if not lower than that of conventional gasoline. In this study, four gasoline fuels containing up to 23.5

2017 65

Toyota details next-generation hybrids, more efficient gasoline engines

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Cars with plugs may be the cleaner and greener future, but at the moment, they make up only about 1 percent of global sales approaching 100 million vehicles a year. That means that automakers continue to work ceaselessly on more efficient gasoline engines and lighter vehicles to put them in. Last week, Toyota summarized its plans in that arena and. Future Cars Fuel Economy Transmissions

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Mitsubishi Motors to launch new Mirage global compact in Japan; 1.0L gasoline engine with 64 mpg US

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will launch the all-new Mirage global compact car at dealerships throughout Japan on 31 August at an MSRP ranging from ¥998,000 to ¥1,288,000 (US$12,800 to $16,500). L/100km) on the JC08 cycle, making the Mirage the most fuel efficient registered gasoline car in Japan. The new Mirage. Click to enlarge.

2012 96

JATO: global vehicle sales fall by 39% in March; electrified vehicles up to 17.4% new registration market share in Europe

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The outbreak of COVID-19 has already impacted the automotive industry significantly, according to JATO Dynamics, a leading provider of global automotive data and insight. Global vehicle sales totalled 5.55 This represents the largest year-on-year monthly decrease since 1980, when JATO Dynamics started to collect data—even surpassing the global financial crisis in November 2008, which saw a 25% decline in sales. —Felipe Munoz, JATO’s global analyst.

2020 88

DOE awards Hyundai $4.95M for work on advanced mixed-mode gasoline engine; Co-Optima

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million over three years as part of an $80-million Co-Optima funding round ( earlier post ) to conduct research and development for an advanced mixed-mode gasoline (spark/compression ignition) engine to attain significant improvements in both fuel economy and CO 2 emissions. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Hyundai America Technical Center $4.95

2018 92

VW stages global launch for third generation of Beetle; for the US, two gasoline and one diesel engines

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Volkswagen staged the global debut of the third generation of its iconic Beetle simultaneously in Shanghai, Berlin and New York. gasoline five cylinder; the 2.0L TSI turbocharged gasoline engine. TSI turbocharged gasoline models, while a 6-speed manual will come standard.

2011 99

SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra announce first validation of carbon-offset project for EV chargers

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SCS Global Services (SCS), Electrify America and Verra announced the first validation of a carbon-offset project under a new methodology for electric vehicle (EV) charging systems. Under the project plan validation, SCS confirmed that Electrify America’s EV charging stations adhere to a rigorous new methodology describing how charging stations should be able to reduce CO 2 emissions compared to the baseline case—fueling and driving gasoline-powered vehicles.

2020 64

GM to develop new global family of small-displacement gasoline engines; partnership with SAIC, SGM and PATAC

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Ecotec small gasoline engine. General Motors will develop an all-new global family of small-displacement Ecotec gasoline engines over the next several years that will deliver improved fuel economy, higher quality, better performance and reduced CO 2 emissions. The new global engine family will comprise a range of three- and four-cylinder engines in displacements from 1.0L engineered and manufactured in multiple regions for global use.

2011 80

Greenius Says, Time’s Up Folks. Your Global Warming Goose Has Now Been Cooked…

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The smartest scientists on the face of the planet, the ones studying climate change and global warming, are mad as hell and they’re not going to take it any more.

2010 231

Nissan LEAF global sales reach 100,000 units

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Nissan LEAF global sales have reached the 100,000 mark; the 100,000 th unit is being bought by a customer in the United Kingdom. In Norway, the Nissan LEAF topped sales charts, out-selling conventional gasoline powered vehicles in October 2013. The Nissan LEAF, the first mass-produced battery-electric vehicle, remains the best-selling EV, with a 45% market share. Since its launch in December 2010 Nissan has seen the pace of sales increase consistently and 2013 was a record year.

2014 93

Shell develops lead-free aviation gasoline

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Shell has developed a lead-free replacement for aviation gasoline (Avgas 100 and 100LL); the replacement fuel will now begin a strict regulatory approvals process. Leaded gasoline for automobiles was phased out of use in the US by 1995 due to its environmental and health impact.) There are two main types of aviation fuel: aviation turbine fuel (jet fuel) and aviation gasoline (Avgas).

2013 84

Renmatix and Gevo to evaluate feasibility of cellulosic hydrocarbons for renewable jet and gasoline

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The agreement to evaluate the commercial feasibility of developing renewable, low-carbon fuels from cellulosic material also comes at a time when global refiners and airline carriers are working toward reducing their own greenhouse gas emissions by looking to enter into affordable and large-scale agreements for the supply of renewable jet fuel and gasoline. Gevo, Inc.

2018 78

Bath University and SAIC Motor team up to investigate gasoline particulate filter performance

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The University of Bath and SAIC Motor UK Technical Centre are collaborating on a project to identify the most efficient conditions for the optimum performance of gasoline particulate filters (GPFs), to help minimize vehicle impact on the environment. GPFs ensure the particulate emissions from a gasoline direct injection vehicle are kept to a minimum and within the latest Euro 6 standard emissions requirements.

2018 81

Converting glycerol from biodiesel production into bio-gasoline

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A team at the University of Idaho has demonstrated that glycerol, a byproduct from biodiesel production, could be used as a substrate for producing drop-in gasoline-range biofuel. McDonald describe their study of converting methanol (MTG) and a mixture of methanol and glycerol (MGTG) into gasoline-range hydrocarbons using a bench-top, fixed-bed microreactor. The technology of converting methanol into gasoline was discovered and commercialized more than 3 decades ago.

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