Report: Globally, internal combustion car sales have already peaked

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Global sales of internal-combustion cars have already peaked, while electric cars are on their way to attaining two thirds of the global car market by 2040, according to a new Bloomberg report.

International Lithium Association (ILiA) established to be the voice of the global lithium industry

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) has estimated that the growth in EVs could see lithium demand increase by more than 40 times by the year 2030. Against this background of exceptional growth, the International Lithium Association (ILiA) has been formed to provide a central, global voice for the lithium producers and their stakeholders, and to promote a sustainable and a responsible future for the lithium value chain.

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Carbon Recycling International and Johnson Matthey collaborate on sustainable methanol

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Carbon Recycling International (CRI) and Johnson Matthey (JM) have agreed on a long-term exclusive catalyst supply agreement for the use of JM’s KATALCO methanol catalysts in CRI’s Emissions-To-Liquids (ETL) CO 2 -to-methanol plants.

SAE International publishes new J2954 wireless charging standard

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SAE International has published the first global standard that specifies, in a single document, both the electric vehicle and supply equipment (EVSE) ground-system requirements for wireless charging of electric vehicles (EV).

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Cummins begins testing of hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine

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Cummins has begun testing a hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine. The projected investment in renewable hydrogen production globally will provide a growing opportunity for the deployment of hydrogen-powered fleets utilizing either Cummins fuel cell or engine power, the company says. The proof-of-concept test is building on Cummins’ existing technology leadership in gaseous-fuel applications and powertrains.

SAE International and ISO collaborate to update and refine SAE Levels of Driving Automation; SAE J3016

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As the development of automated driving technologies continues on a global scale, SAE J3016: Levels of Driving Automation has evolved to align with the developing technologies and deployment strategies.

International automotive researchers emphasize the importance of continued development of the internal combustion engine

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Thirty-seven globally prominent scientists representing the International Journal of Engine Research have published an open-access editorial addressing the future of the Internal Combustion Engine, and stressing the importance for continued development of more efficient and even lower-emitting technologies. The editorial addresses important issues in the current politically charged discussions of global warming and climate-change alarm. …

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IEA’s Hydrogen TCP undergoes a major revamp to support global implementation of hydrogen and international collaboration

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) created the Hydrogen Technology Collaboration Program (TCP) in October 1977. Since then, the multilateral mechanism has worked on more than 40 R&D&D and analysis tasks, and is a hub for international cooperation and knowledge exchange to promote and accelerate the development and implementation of hydrogen technologies.

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International bioenergy research team sequences miscanthus genome

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An international research team has sequenced the full genome of an ornamental variety of miscanthus, a wild perennial grass emerging as a prime candidate for sustainable bioenergy crops. They belong to the Andropogoneae family of grasses, which includes maize, sorghum, and sugarcane—highly productive and globally important plants grown as a source of food, feed, and biofuels.

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International Energy Agency: Expect 145 Million EVs Globally By 2030

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Genesis stages global premiere of electric GV70 at Auto Guangzhou 2021

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Genesis introduced the Electrified GV70 SUV by hosting a world premiere event at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition (Auto Guangzhou 2021) in China last week.

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IEA: global carbon dioxide emissions have rebounded strongly

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The Covid-19 crisis in 2020 triggered the largest annual drop in global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions since the Second World War, according to IEA data, but the overall decline of about 6% masks wide variations depending on the region and the time of year.

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WHO issues new, lower Global Air Quality Guidelines for classical pollutants

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New WHO has issued new Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) that reduce levels of key air pollutants, some of which also contribute to climate change. They are applicable to both outdoor and indoor environments globally, and cover all settings. WHO global air quality guidelines.

CSIRO to lead $5M international engagement program to boost hydrogen capabilities

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A new $5-million program to be led by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, is intended to strengthen development of Australia’s hydrogen industry by supporting research, development and demonstration (RD&D) collaborations with international research organisations. The two-year Hydrogen RD&D International Collaboration Program is a key element in CSIRO’s recently-launched Hydrogen Industry Mission.

SAKOR introduces dynamometer line for testing electric motor efficiency to meet international environmental standards

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As part of the global effort to reduce the use of fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions, regulators are developing energy efficiency standards for the billions of small, medium, and large electric motors used around the world. SAKOR Technologies Inc.,

Tula Technology presents findings on its Dynamic Motor Drive at the 42nd International Vienna Motor Symposium

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By 2040, more than half of all passenger vehicles sold globally will be electric. Tula Technology, Inc.,

BorgWarner to acquire Remy International

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BorgWarner has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Remy International, Inc., a global market leading producer of rotating electrical components. With key technologies and operations in ten countries on five different continents, Remy is strongly positioned to benefit from global growth. As of December 31, 2014 the company employed 6,600 people and, for the fiscal year, it generated sales of $1.2 billion.

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Tesla increases prices globally as supply chain issues persist

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Tesla has increased Model 3 and Model Y prices in several more international markets, including some critical ones like China and Canada. more… The post Tesla increases prices globally as supply chain issues persist appeared first on Electrek.

Baker Hughes acquires exclusive license from SRI International for mixed salt process technology for carbon capture

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Baker Hughes has entered into a global exclusive licensing agreement with SRI International to use SRI’s innovative Mixed-Salt Process (MSP) for CO 2 capture. —Manish Kothari, president of SRI International.

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Baker Institute team says fossil fuel subsidies need global reform

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Fossil fuels still receive most of the international government support provided to the energy sector despite their “well-known environmental and public health damage,” according to new research from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

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Snam launches HyAccelerator global-scale accelerator for hydrogen startups

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Snam, the main Italian operator for the transport and dispatching of natural gas in Italy, launched HyAccelerator , a corporate global-scale startup acceleration program focused on hydrogen. Snam aims at exploring and supporting technologies with the greatest potential to accelerate the development of hydrogen and contribute to efforts to decarbonize the economic system, in line with national and international climate targets.

EIA projects global conventional gasoline and diesel LDV fleet will peak in 2038

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In the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) International Energy Outlook 2021 , released earlier this month, the EIA forecast that the global light-duty vehicle (LDV) fleet will grow from 1.31 of the global LDV fleet in 2020 to 31% in 2050, reaching 672 million vehicles.

XPENG unveils G9 flagship electric SUV for Chinese and global markets at Guangzhou show

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XPeng unveiled its new G9 flagship smart SUV at the 19th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition.

Power Global, Rap Eco Motors to launch mass electric auto-rickshaw line powered by swappable battery technology

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Power Global and Rap Eco Motors partner to deliver 50,000 made-in-India electric auto-rickshaws built upon the swappable eZee module.

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Summit of transport ministers calls for more global co-operation in transport policy, international standards

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Ministers of transport from around the world called for more international co-operation to create transport systems for the needs of a changing world in a declaration agreed today at their Annual Summit in Leipzig, Germany. The reality of governing in this interconnected world requires greater emphasis on international and regional co-operation as well as information sharing, and suggests that policymakers should work together more effectively to adopt common policy responses.

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SAE International hires world-class contractor team for EV charging PKI cooperative research project

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SAE International announced a contract with a best-in-class contractor team, comprising Eonti , DigiCert and VerSprite to perform the technical development of the SAE Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) project , an industry-led pre-competitive research project to strengthen EV charging system security. —Tim Weisenberger, program manager for emerging technology standards at SAE International.

Study finds carbon emissions benefits of reduction in oil demand depend on size of drop and global oil market structure

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Previous models have treated oil producers’ carbon footprint as if all barrels of oil are exactly the same, but with novel extraction technologies there is a great deal of variability in the global oil supply. demand) are predicted to displace mostly heavy crudes that have between 25% and 54% higher carbon intensity than the global average, knocking down the overall carbon emissions associated with oil.

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EIA projects increases in global energy consumption and emissions through 2050

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In its International Energy Outlook 2021 (IEO2021), EIA projects that strong economic growth, particularly with developing economies in Asia, will drive global increases in energy consumption despite pandemic-related declines and long-term improvements in energy efficiency.

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AstraZeneca electrifying global vehicle fleet

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The Climate Group announced that global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca will join its business leadership initiative on electric vehicles, EV100 ( earlier post ); AstraZeneca will switch its 16,000-vehicle fleet to electric by 2030. The company is also a member of The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative, in partnership with CDP, where it is committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity by 2020 in Europe and the US and for its global operations by 2025.

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International travelers experience adverse cardiopulmonary health effects even after short stay in polluted cities

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The study is the first of its kind, say the authors, to analyze pollution-related coughing and breathing difficulties and recovery times upon returning home, in healthy, young adults who’ve travelled internationally. The researchers used international standards to categorize highly polluted cities as those having more than 100 micrograms per cubic meter of particulate matter (PM), or air pollution dust.

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Global study shows uneven urbanization among large cities in the last two decades

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According to the latest report from the United Nations (UN), the global population in 2018 was 7.6 By 2050, the global population is expected to soar to 9.7 The world has experienced significant urbanization in recent decades.

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Global warming emissions hit record level in 2018, IEA reports

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The International Energy Agency reported on Tuesday that global warming emissions reached a record level in 2018, despite efforts in the U.S., global warming carbon dioxideEurope, and China to reduce emissions with more sales of electric cars and cleaner power. Greenhouse gas emissions increased faster in 2018 than during any of the past six years. Worldwide, emissions of.

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2019 Honda Insight production model to make global debut at New York International Auto Show; series hybrid with 55 mpg city

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The all-new, production version of the 2019 Insight ( earlier post ) will make its global production debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). The new Insight, launching at Honda dealerships nationally in early summer, joins the Clarity series and just-launched 2018 Accord Hybrid as the fifth new Honda electrified vehicle introduced over the past year.

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From Engineering Intern to Chairman of Tata

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FROM ENGINEERING INTERN TO MANAGER. The pandemic has brought to the fore the importance of addressing key global existential risks that we may have treated more theoretically in the past. Also, the global supply chain cannot be concentrated in any one country. Tata Sons.

UN: global e-waste surging; up 21% in 5 years

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million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21% in just five years, according to the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor 2020. Other key findings from the Global E-waste Monitor 2020: Proper e-waste management can help mitigate global warming.

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Juniper: Automotive sensor market revenue to hit $92B globally by 2026; LiDAR fastest growing; changes from electrification

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Sensors monitoring various vehicle safety parameters in internal combustion engines will experience substantial decline from increased electrification of vehicles, following the COP26 climate conference’s initiatives to move countries to 100% electric vehicle sales by 2030. However, this change will take longer for commercial vehicles, where internal combustion engines will remain the norm for far longer.

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Power Global launches eZee swappable battery EVs in India 

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Power Global launches eZee swappable battery EVs in India . A Noida based Power Global is a leading high-performance clean energy and mobility product for everyday applications has launched its first eZee swappable battery in India. Power Global swappable battery.

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China to join International Renewable Energy Agency

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China has announced it will join the International Renewable Energy Agency ( IRENA ). IRENA is mandated by 159 countries and the European Union to promote the sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy, and to serve as the global hub for renewable energy cooperation and information exchange. Formally established in 2011, IRENA is the first major international organization to be headquartered in the Middle East.

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Toyota introduces new 2020 Highlander and hybrid at New York International Auto Show; TNGA-K platform

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Toyota introduced the next-generation three-row 2020 Highlander SUV at the New York International Auto Show. The 2020 Highlander’s new look is based on a new vehicle platform called Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA-K), shared with other Toyota models. Arriving in Toyota dealerships in winter, the Highlander gasoline model will arrive in December 2019 and the Highlander Hybrid will make its way to customers in February 2020.

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SAE International updates J3016 standard defining autonomous vehicles; free download

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SAE International (SAE) announced a free update to its technical standard, “J3016: Taxonomy and Definitions for Terms Related to On-Road Motor Vehicle Automated Driving Systems.” Recently, the US Department of Transportation (DoT) adopted SAE International’s six levels of automation outlined in SAE J3016 for use in its “Federal Automated Vehicles Policy.” ( Earlier post.).

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Audi of America launches Internal Carbon Price program to support goal of lowering CO2 footprint 30% by 2025

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Audi of America is among the first in the automotive industry to implement an internal carbon price program as a key initiative in the brand’s pursuit of lower CO 2 emissions. This is part of the global commitment Audi has made to lower its carbon footprint by 30% by 2025, and is part of the larger Audi AG Mission:Zero imperative to reach net-zero carbon by 2050.

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IEA: global electricity demand growing faster than renewables, driving strong increase in generation from coal

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After falling by about 1% in 2020 due to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, global electricity demand is set to grow by close to 5% in 2021 and 4% in 2022, according to the latest edition of the IEA’s semi-annual Electricity Market Report released today.

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Mayor of London launches international study on effect of air pollution on children’s health: CHILL

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More 3,000 primary school children in polluted areas of London and Luton will have their lung health monitored over a four-year period in a new international study launched by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. This study will tell us whether this type of low emission zone improves children’s lung growth and development, and whether they should be implemented in towns and cities in the UK and globally.

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