SK Innovation accelerates hiring at its first US-based EV battery site in Georgia

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In one of the largest economic projects in Georgia’s history, SK Innovation affirmed its long-range investment plans for the facility that would make Georgia one of the largest hubs of EV battery manufacturing in the world.

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Georgia Tech team develops AI to read EV charging station reviews to find infrastructure gaps

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A team from Georgia Tech has developed an AI that can analyze user reviews of electric vehicle charging stations, allowing it accurately to identify places where there are insufficient or out-of-service stations.


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Georgia gets first solar roadway in the US

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The city of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, has unveiled what it calls the first solar roadway within a city in the United States.

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Georgia Tech team develops melt-infiltration technique for scalable production of solid-state batteries

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The melt-infiltration technology developed by materials science researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology uses solid-state electrolytes with low melting points that are infiltrated into dense, thermally stable electrodes at moderately elevated temperatures (~300?°C a Georgia Tech startup, with characterization performed at the Materials Characterization Center at Georgia Tech.

Plug Power to build green hydrogen plant in Georgia

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Plug Power plans to build a green hydrogen production plant in Camden County, Georgia, to serve customers across the southeastern United States. The announcement affirms Plug Power’s continued commitment to establish the first North American green hydrogen supply network, as the Camden County plant extends Plug Power’s service coverage across the entire eastern seaboard of the US.

ExxonMobil, Georgia Tech and Imperial College London publish joint research on potential breakthrough in membrane technology for oil refining

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Scientists from ExxonMobil, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Imperial College of London have published in the journal Science joint research on potential breakthroughs in a new membrane technology that could reduce emissions and energy intensity associated with refining crude oil.

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University Of Georgia purchases 20 Proterra 40' Catalyst E2 buses with DuoPower drivetrain

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The University of Georgia has placed an order for twenty Proterra 40? With the deployment of 20 Catalyst buses, the University of Georgia will have one of the largest fleets of electric buses in the US, and will displace more than 2,500,000 gallons of diesel over the vehicles’ 12-year lifespan and eliminate more than 4,500,000 pounds of carbon emissions annually. Catalyst E2 buses with DuoPower drivetrain technology and fourteen 125 kW Proterra PCS chargers.

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Announcing SmartCharge Georgia

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Waterloo, Ontario: Geotab Energy (FleetCarma) is proud to announce the launch of SmartCharge Georgia, a new electric vehicle (EV) pilot program in partnership with Georgia Power, the state’s largest utility and the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company.

Georgia Tech launches manufacturing institute

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The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has launched an interdisciplinary research institute to promote a technologically advanced and globally competitive manufacturing base in the United States. Under this new initiative, the Manufacturing Research Center has been renamed the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute and has expanded to engage researchers from all of Georgia Tech’s colleges, the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI²) and the Georgia Tech Research Institute.

SK Innovation to build $1.67B EV battery manufacturing plant in Georgia

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billion to build a new electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plant in Georgia. SK Innovation, which is part of SK Group, says that it is making the investment in Georgia to better compete in the growing global EV battery market. The new plant will be located in Jackson County, Georgia. South Korea-based SK Innovation, a developer of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, will invest $1.67

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Georgia Tech team’s platinum-graphene fuel cell catalysts show superior stability over bulk platinum

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Films of platinum only two atoms thick supported by graphene could enable fuel cell catalysts with unprecedented catalytic activity and longevity, according to a study published recently by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, with colleagues from University of Oxford, in the journal Advanced Functional Materials. The Georgia Tech researchers tried a different strategy.

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Georgia Electric-Car Sales Plummet After Incentive Replaced By Tax

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Electric-car buyers in Georgia have seen their prospects change dramatically over the past few months. sales incentives Georgia plug-in cars state laws transportation policyThe Peach State previously had one of the most generous incentive programs for new electric-car purchases, offering up to $5,000 in income-tax credits to electric-car buyers. But earlier this year, legislators killed that incentive program. DON'T.

Another Day, Another Chevy Bolt Fire, This Time In Georgia


It's another 2019 Bolt - is this problem more common for that particular model-year

What Should Georgia Electric-Car Buyers Do By June 30?

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Georgia's income-tax credit for the purchase of a zero-emission vehicle will become history in about six weeks. Politics incentives tax credit Georgia plug-in cars state lawsThat poses a problem for the state's electric-car shoppers: Buy before June 30 to take advantage of the expiring credit, or wait for improved battery-electric cars expected to arrive within two years. First, the facts: The.

SK Innovation's Georgia plants will make batteries for 300,000 EVs annually

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Korean firm SK Innovation estimates that a pair of factories on a common site in Commerce, Georgia, will build batteries for 300,000 electric cars annually once full capacity is reached. On Monday the company announced the first hires for the Georgia site, saying it planned to create 1,000 jobs by 2021 and over 2,600 jobs by 2024.

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Georgia Tech team develops high-performance intermediate-temperature sold-oxide fuel cell

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A team from Georgia Tech, with colleagues at the university of Kansas, has designed a high-performance solid-oxide fuel cell that operates directly on nearly dry (only ~3.5 —Meilin Liu, who led the study and is a Regents’ Professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Material Science and Engineering. vol% H 2 O) methane at 500 °C, demonstrating a peak power density of 0.37 W cm ?2 2 while maintaining excellent durability (no evidence of coking after ~550 h of continuous operation).

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Tesla Model S P100D Catches Fire In Georgia


Firefighters propped the vehicle up on wood blocks and put a fire hose under the vehicle to prevent the battery from reigniting

Georgia Tech team develops conversion-type iron-fluoride Li battery cathode with solid polymer electrolyte

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Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a promising new conversion-type cathode and electrolyte system that replaces expensive metals and traditional liquid electrolyte with lower cost transition metal fluorides and a solid polymer electrolyte. The Georgia Tech team sought to overcome those obstacles by using the solid polymer electrolyte. —corresponding author Gleb Yushin, a professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Materials Science and Engineering.

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Georgia to take second try at electric-car tax credit after killing first one

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Several years ago, Georgia offered a generous state-tax credit for purchase of a zero-emission vehicle, and its sales of electric cars boomed. Politics incentives tax credit Georgia plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) state lawsWhen state politics interceded to kill that credit in 2015—and add a new tax specifically on those same vehicles—the state became a case study on what happens when such incentives are suddenly.

Georgia Tech team simulates risks of hacked connected vehicles; stalling 20% of cars could gridlock Manhattan

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Physicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Multiscale Systems, Inc. —Peter Yunker, who co-led the study and is an assistant professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Physics. have simulated what it would take for hackers to wreak widespread havoc in a city by randomly stranding cars.

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Mitsubishi Motors to supply 96 Outlander PHEVs and i-MiEVs to government of Georgia

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation will supply the Government of Georgia with 45 Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid EVs and 51 i-MiEV all-electric vehicles. The supply of vehicles stems from an Overseas Development Agreement between the governments of Japan and Georgia. Servicing and maintenance of the vehicles will be carried out under an EV servicing agreement to be signed between Mitsubishi Motors and Caucasus Motors, MMC’s official sales representative in Georgia.

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Apple Car EV project reportedly converging on Kia and its Georgia plant

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Negotiations for Hyundai to become contract manufacturer for the rumored "Apple Car" EV are getting more specific—and pointing specifically to one of its brands and its U.S. assembly plant.

ITC ruling puts Georgia EV battery plant, domestic cell supply in jeopardy

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A Wednesday decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) potentially places thousands of jobs and, perhaps, the rate at which some electric vehicles arrive, in jeopardy—if two rival South Korean battery suppliers don’t reach a settlement.

Golf Carts: Peachtree City, Georgia

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There are golf carts all over Heaven. which turns out to be a suburb of Atlanta

Tesla battery shift, Apple Car in Georgia, home charging, GM Super Bowl ad: Today’s Car News

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And will the Apple Car be built in Georgia. GM challenges Norway, where it used to sell EVs. Tesla shifts to lithium-ion accessory batteries. EV drivers are happiest with wallbox chargers. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Georgia Electric-Car Fee Cut From $200 To $75 By Proposed Bill

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For a couple of years, Georgia offered an example to the rest of the nation on how a seemingly unlikely state could boost electric-car sales. incentives tax credit Georgia plug-in cars state lawsThen it all came crashing down. Last spring, opponents of the state's generous $5,000 income-tax credit for purchase of a zero-emission vehicle killed off the incentive, in effect since 1998. DON'T MISS.

Georgia Tech study suggests one in five materials chemistry papers may be wrong; MOFs as example

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However, a new study by researchers at Georgia Tech that compared the results reported in thousands of papers published about the properties of metal organic framework (MOF) materials—prominent candidates for carbon dioxide adsorption and other separations— suggests the replicability problem should be a concern for materials researchers, too. Brock III School Chair in the Georgia Tech School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

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Georgia Tech study finds link between sulfate, metallic particles from vehicles and adverse health impacts

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Now, researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have shown how these vehicle-emitted metals—such as copper, iron and manganese—interact with acidic sulfate-rich particles already in the air to produce an aerosol that, when inhaled, is more likely to cause oxidative stress and impact respiratory health. —Athanasios Nenes, a professor and Georgia Power Scholar in the School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences and the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.

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Honda begins production of new 10-speed transmission in Georgia; nearly $150M investment

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Honda launched global production of a new, state-of-the-art 10-speed automatic transmission at Honda Precision Parts of Georgia, LLC (HPPG) in Tallapoosa, Georgia. Honda also announced that it has invested nearly $150 million in two US manufacturing plants for production of the industry's first 10-speed automatic transmission (10AT) for front-wheel-drive vehicles.

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Georgia Tech ultra-thin hollow nanocages could significantly reduce platinum use in fuel cell electrodes

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A team led by researchers at Georgia Tech has developed a new fabrication technique to produce platinum-based hollow nanocages with ultra-thin walls that could significantly reduce the amount of the costly metal needed to provide catalytic activity. The Georgia Tech-led team took that last approach. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University.

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Canoo platform, Georgia battery plant, PHEV and EV costs: Today’s Car News

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The battery maker SK Innovation this week started ramping up a massive cell plant for U.S.-made made EVs. Looking at repairs and maintenance, plug-in hybrids cost less than traditional models. And Canoo has some fast fun with its bare electric-vehicle platform out in the open.

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Georgia Advocates Ask Legislature To Keep Electric-Car Tax Benefit

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Today, Georgia is among the best places in the country to buy an electric vehicle. But advocates for the bill are now appealing to Georgia legislature not to approve a bill to eliminate the tax Its electric-vehicle tax credit of $5,000 is among the highest offered by any state, and makes buying a battery-electric vehicle much more affordable.

Georgia Tech team develops highly efficient multi-phase catalyst for SOFCs and other energy storage and conversion systems

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Researchers at Georgia Tech, with colleagues in China and Saudi Arabia, have developed a rationally designed, multi-phase catalyst that significantly enhances the kinetics of oxygen reduction of the state-of-the-art solid oxide fuel cell cathode. The catalyst is also readily applicable to other energy storage and conversion systems, including metal-air batteries, supercapacitors, electrolyzers, dye-sensitized solar cells, and photocatalysis.

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New Georgia Tech MPPI technique controls autonomous vehicles at edge of handling limits

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Researchers from Georgia Tech’s Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering (AE) and the School of Interactive Computing (IC) have developed a new control technique for autonomous vehicles that can help keep a driverless vehicle under control as it maneuvers at the edge of its handling limits. The work, tested at the Georgia Tech Autonomous Racing Facility, is sponsored by the US Army Research Office.

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U Georgia team discovers tungsten in novel bacterial enzyme; potential for cellulosic biofuels

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A team at the University of Georgia, Athens led by Distinguished Research Professor Michael Adams has discovered tungsten in what appears to be a novel enzyme in the biomass-degrading thermophilic bacterium Caldicellulosiruptor bescii. Tungsten is exceptionally rare in biological systems. The researchers hypothesized that this new tungstoenzyme plays a key role in C. bescii ’s primary metabolism, and its ability to convert plant biomass to simple fermentable sugars.

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Georgia Tech study projects potential mixed impacts of climate change policies on air quality

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Results of a study by a team from Georgia Tech and their colleagues at NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management show that national CO 2 emissions reductions strategies will play an important role in impacting air quality over the US.

Will Georgia's $5,000 Electric-Car Tax Credit Be Axed In 2015?

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Early this year, we wrote about efforts in the Georgia state legislature to kill the state''s $5,000 income-tax credit for purchasing a battery-electric vehicle. Among the most generous state incentives in the nation, Georgia''s credit has put the metropolitan Atlanta area among the top areas where electric cars are sold and widely used.

Bill To Kill Georgia's Electric-Car Tax Credit Rises From The Dead

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Last week, a Georgia House bill to end the state''s $5,000 tax credit for purchase or lease of a battery-electric vehicle was voted down by its Ways & Means Committee. State politics can be a funny thing. But yesterday, it mysteriously reappeared and was unanimously passed by voice vote after it was deemed only to have been "tabled." DON''T

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Georgia Tech team furthers four-stroke-cycle active-membrane piston reactor for enhanced SMR for H2 production

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Seeking to develop an SMR system suited for such distributed applications, a team from Georgia Tech in 2014 proposed the sorption-enhanced CO 2 /H2 Active Membrane Piston reactor (CHAMP-SORB)—a variable-volume batch reactor for the production of hydrogen from catalytic steam reforming of methane that operates in a cycle similar to that of an internal combustion engine. Fedorov, a professor in Georgia Tech’s George W.

2017 163

Georgia Tech team develops simple, low-cost process for oxide nanowires; superior separators for Li-ion batteries

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Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a simple technique for producing oxide nanowires directly from bulk materials under ambient conditions without the use of catalysts or any external stimuli. In addition to those already named, the research included Alexandre Magaskinski of Georgia Tech and Gene Berdichevsky of Sila Nanotechnologies.

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DOE awards Georgia Tech team $600K to advance nanoscale additive manufacturing

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a 3-year, $600,000 grant to help researchers at Georgia Tech advance an additive manufacturing technique for fabricating three-dimensional (3D) nanoscale structures from a variety of materials. Known as focused electron beam induced deposition (FEBID), the technique delivers a tightly-focused beam of high energy electrons and an energetic jet of thermally excited precursor gases—both confined to the same spot on a substrate.

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Tolero Licenses Biomass Pyrolysis Technology from Univ. of Georgia

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LLC, a Sacramento, California-based biofuels company, has licensed a biomass pyrolysis process from the University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc (UGARF). Lead inventor of the technology is Tom Adams, a retired member of the University of Georgia Faculty of Engineering. Tolero Energy. The UGARF process produces a bio-oil that does not require additional refinement or processing before blending with bio- or petroleum diesel.

Fight To Watch: Georgia Plans To Alter Electric-Car Tax Credit

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That''s due to a $5,000 Georgia state tax credit for the purchase of a battery-electric vehicle, which can be used to cut state income-tax liability over one, two, or three years. Over the last two years, the metropolitan Atlanta area has become one of the single best sales regions for the Nissan Leaf electric car.