Ricardo to use transport location data to improve air quality in global cities

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Ricardo has won a national competition to demonstrate the benefits that transport location data can have on urban air quality. These will provide transport authorities with recommendations to reduce emissions and improve air quality.

Auckland Transport begins 2-year trial of hydrogen bus

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Auckland (NZ) Transport is beginning a 2-year trial of a 3-axle hydrogen fuel cell bus.The trial will assess operational performance how operating costs compare to diesel and electric buses of similar configurations.

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Exclusive: Gogoro and Gates unveil belt-drive partnership to electrify global urban transportation

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Electric two-wheeler and battery swapping company Gogoro and belt-drive power transmission company Gates Carbon Drive have just announced an exclusive partnership to accelerate sustainable urban transportation through the co-developed FLO DRIVE electric vehicle drivetrain.

NREL releases comprehensive vision for deep decarbonization of transportation

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a comprehensive vision for deeply decarbonizing transportation. The transportation sector is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, accounting for about 28% of total carbon emissions.

Daimler Truck and TotalEnergies partner to develop hydrogen ecosystem for transportation in Europe

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The two companies remain fully committed to working with the consortium, a key vehicle to support the rollout of hydrogen-powered transport in Europe in the coming decade.

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Ricardo to create retrofit fuel cell bus for UK’s first hydrogen transport hub

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Ricardo has received UK Government funding to create a retrofit hydrogen fuel cell bus demonstrator for the UK’s first hydrogen transport hub in the north-east of England.

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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Octillion Power Systems moves US headquarters to Richmond, Calif.; Li-ion packs for transportation and stationary storage

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Octillion Power Systems, a global provider of advanced lithium-ion batteries, has moved to a new US headquarters in Richmond, California. Octillion is a global supplier of advanced high-density lithium-ion battery packs for passenger cars, trucks, buses, and energy-storage systems.

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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. PM is primarily generated by fuel combustion in different sectors, including transport, energy, households, industry, and from agriculture.

Kawasaki, Subaru, Toyota, Mazda, and Yamaha partner on producing, transporting, and using carbon-neutral fuels, including hydrogen

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Specifically, to expand options for producing, transporting, and using fuel, the five companies intend to unite and pursue the three initiatives of: Participating in races using carbon-neutral fuels; Exploring the use of hydrogen engines in two-wheeled and other vehicles; and.

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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. The program kicked off with the first call for startups, dedicated to players active along the entire hydrogen value chain, from transportation to storage and end uses.

Study projects global carbon footprint from ICT will be equivalent to half of transportation’s current level by 2040

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in 2007 to exceed 14% of the 2016-level worldwide GHGE by 2040, accounting for more than half of the current relative contribution of the whole transportation sector, according to a new study from McMaster University in Canada. Clearly this business model, while highly profitable to the smart phone manufacturers and the telecom industry, is unsustainable and quite detrimental to the global efforts in GHGE reductions.

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Daimler Truck and CATL expand global partnership on truck-focused batteries and supply

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In 2019, Daimler Truck AG and CATL entered into a global lithium-ion battery cell modules supply agreement for electric series trucks including the Mercedes-Benz eActros, the Freightliner eCascadia and eM2.

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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Study finds megacity traffic soot can reach high altitudes and be transported over long distances, contributing to global warming

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Soot from road traffic in emerging countries can reach high altitudes, where it can be transported over long distances and thus contributes to global warming, according to the findings of a study performed by an international team of researchers in the Bolivian cities of La Paz (the seat of government), El Alto and the neighboring Chacaltaya mountain observatory. Therefore, air pollution in this region has a particularly strong impact on the atmosphere and the global climate.

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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. While adapting to these global economic and societal phenomena, transport itself is also a driver of change, as innovation in the sector opens new frontiers.

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Iwatani, SG H2 & City of Lancaster to launch green hydrogen transportation eco-system

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Energy company SG H2 Energy; the City of Lancaster, California; and Iwatani, Japan’s leading hydrogen industrial gas company and a developer of hydrogen refueling stations (HRS) in California, are launching California’s first closed-loop green hydrogen ecosystem for transportation. Iwatani’s internal Logistics Team will be responsible for managing the transport of hydrogen from Lancaster to their HRS for storage and refueling into both light- and heavy-duty fuel-cell vehicles.

ITF: worldwide transport activity to double by 2050, emissions to rise 16% compared to 2015

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Freight transport will grow by a factor of 2.6. Any currently expected emissions reductions will be more than offset by the increased demand for transport, according to the analysis. Emissions would exceed transport’s carbon budget more than three times.

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ABB-sponsored report suggests global plans for 80 new EV battery gigafactories insufficient

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While we forecast global EV sales to grow by a remarkable 21% CAGR over the next decade, the increase in battery production and capacity will be even higher. Co-locating battery pack assembly not only boosts sustainability by reducing transportation, it increases flexibility.

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

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Transportation fuel mix in millions of oil-equivalent barrels through 2020. 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.

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Study finds global oil demand likely to grow despite pandemic, climate policies

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The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected both consumer and commercial transportation, but global oil demand will probably continue to grow through 2030, according to a new study. In three of the four scenarios, global oil demand continued to grow through 2030.

Leclanché introduces new generation of Li-ion modules for e-transport; high-volume production line

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Leclanché SA has developed a new generation of lithium-ion battery modules for energy-intensive e-transport applications, such as marine, commercial vehicle and railway, and simultaneously inaugurated a dedicated new production line for high volume manufacture in Europe.

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UN Sustainable Transport Conference calls for accelerated action to achieve net-zero emissions

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The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded with a call to accelerate progress towards achieving sustainable transport that would result in major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and in improving the lives of millions of people. Warning that the door on climate action was closing, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for the decarbonization of all means of transport, in order to get to net-zero emissions by 2050 globally.

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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New report finds California’s electric transportation workforce will nearly double by 2024

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A new report commissioned by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) projects that California’s electric transportation (ET)-related workforce will nearly double by 2024. With an estimated 3,900 ET-related businesses in 2019, California is already the leading state in electric transportation. Clear, durable market signals from the Governor’s Office, California Legislature, and state agencies will help ensure California remains a global EV leader as the industry continues to mature.

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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Hydrogen embrittlement in ferritic steels creates complications for clean energy storage, transportation

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As the global energy market shifts from coal, petroleum fuel, and natural gas to more environmentally friendly primary energy sources, hydrogen is becoming a crucial pillar in the clean energy movement.

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Electric vehicles sales, transportation & policy initiatives 

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Wärtsilä and Global Energy Ventures to cooperate on propulsion solutions for hydrogen vessel

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The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Global Energy Ventures (GEV) of Australia, a company specialized in delivering compressed shipping solutions for transporting energy to regional markets. Global Energy Ventures (GEV).

Navigant forecasts global road transportation energy consumption to increase 25% by 2035; 84% from conventional fuels

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In a new report ( Transportation Forecast: Global Fuel Consumption ), Navigant Research forecasts total road transportation energy consumption will grow from 81.1 The United States is currently the largest consumer of energy in the road transportation sector, with nearly 23.1 Annual road transportation sector energy consumption by fuel type, world markets: 2015-2035. of global consumption in 2014 to more than 16.4%

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Ipsos Auto Global Study: interest in battery electric vehicles growing in the US

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Ipsos’ new 2020 Global Mobility Navigator Study, focusing on Electrification, found global interest remained on par with the numbers from 2019. The top driver focused on convenience, such as access to public transport / express lanes (carpool, HOV, etc.).

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Venti Technologies secures $8M in seed round for autonomous mobility for logistics, supply chain and transportation markets

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The investment will further Venti’s production of AI-enabled autonomous logistics transport, including fulfilling new and existing customer agreements with PSA Corporation, a global ports operator with 60 ports under management; automotive manufacturers including SAIC Volkswagen and SAIC-GM; the world’s largest automotive logistics provider, SAIC Anji Logistics Tech; and Seedland, a top Asian real estate developer and operator.

EGEB: Global megacities call for a ‘green recovery’ for public transport

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): C40 mayors, transport workers, and unions call for stimulus funding for public transport. more… The post EGEB: Global megacities call for a ‘green recovery’ for public transport appeared first on Electrek.

Honeywell Transportation Systems Forecast: turbocharged vehicles to account for 48% of annual global sales by 2021; electric boosting emerges

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Honeywell’s Transportation Systems Forecast projects that turbocharged vehicles will acount for 48% of annual global sales by 2021, up 9 percentage points from 2016. This annual sales estimate, combining both passenger and commercial vehicles, would add more than 232 million turbocharged vehicles globally between 2017 and 2021—an increase of 35% from today. The global turbo business is expected to reach almost $12 billion in industry sales in 2021.

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Karsan unveiling “Buy America” CNG bus at UTIP World Global Transport Summit

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Turkey-based Karsan will introduce its first “Buy America” compliant vehicle at the upcoming UITP World Global Transport Summit, 15-17 May at Palais des Congrès de Montréal, QC Canada. Its range of transportation solutions span vehicle sizes from 5m to 18m and are sold in almost 20 countries. Having successfully completed Altoona testing, the 40' (12m), CNG-powered vehicle is currently completing FMVSS/CMVSS certification and will be ready for sale before the end of 2017.

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Air Products and Cummins partner on hydrogen fuel cell trucks; Air Products to convert global 2K truck fleet to H2

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Cummins will provide hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains integrated into selected OEM partners’ heavy-duty trucks for Air Products, as Air Products begins the process of converting its global fleet of distribution vehicles to hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Following a successful demonstration and pilot phase, Air Products plans to convert its global fleet of approximately 2,000 trucks to hydrogen fuel cell zero-emission vehicles.

Pike forecasts global investment in intelligent transportation systems will total $13.1B through 2017

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Forecast global spending on ITS. The concept of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) encompasses a wide range of systems and applications. In a new report, Pike Research focuses on four key smart transportation sectors—traffic management systems; smart charging for plug-in electric vehicles; public transportation systems; and vehicle-to-vehicle systems—and forecasts a global investment in these totaling $13.2 —Smart Transportation Systems.

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Estonian PPP GoSwift wins global Transport Award for smart border crossing point service; traffic queue management

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An innovative solution for managing traffic queues at international borders is the winner of the 2015 Transport Achievement Award offered by the International Transport Forum at the OECD. The Award recognizes demonstrated achievement of excellence in transport provision that has improved, enabled or facilitated tourism. The Estonian Association of International Road Transport Carriers estimates that Estonian carrier companies have been able to save €4 million (US$4.6

2015 185

Strategy Analytics: following steep 2020 declines, global ride hailing market rebound in sight

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Strategy Analytics’ Automotive Connected Mobility service released its H1 2021 Global Ride-Hailing Market Update and its associated Global Ride-Hailing Forecast , tracking more than 140 unique operators across 119 different countries.

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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 195

ADB Transport Forum: shift to greener transport in Asia key to global sustainability; investment of $2.5T needed by 2020

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Asia must scale up sustainable transport development or face a bleak future of congested roads, pollution, ill health and economic damage, which could have ripple effects around the world, the third ADB (Asian Development Bank) transport forum heard earlier this month in Manila. In 1980, just one in 10 motorized vehicles in the world was in Asia, but by 2030 the region is expected to account for nearly half the global total.

2012 191

Gaussin and Total developing 1st full electric aircraft refueler transporter; Saft batteries

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Engineering company Gaussin and energy major Total are jointly developing the first full electric aircraft refueler transporter (ART FULL ELEC). Electric Aircraft Refueler Transporter, equipped with two 30-ton fuel tanks (artist rendering – courtesy of Gaussin).

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UN Secretary-General urges transport ministers to reshape world’s transport systems

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the world’s transport ministers meeting at the International Transport Forum 2015to accelerate efforts to combat climate change and “ find new green solutions ”. Ban called sustainable transport “ a common thread ” linking the upcoming UN Summit in September in New York and the COP21 climate change conference in Paris in December. In Paris, governments will seek to agree on concrete actions to limit the effects of global warming. “

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