Ricardo joins Digital Twin Consortium; targeting multiple transportation/mobility industries

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Led by a steering committee consisting of founders Ansys, Dell, Lendlease and Microsoft, the open-membership Consortium represents an international ecosystem of industry leaders that are influencing digital twin development, usage and standards requirements. Digital Twins offer transport and mobility companies the potential of rapidly developing better, cost-effective products. We are excited to have Ricardo join the consortium to share their industry expertise with other members.

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Electric vehicles sales, transportation & policy initiatives 

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Electric vehicles sales, transportation & policy initiatives . Today in this article we will see the sales of electric vehicles under the FAME II scheme and overall sales. Let us know in detail about Electric vehicles sales transportation and policy initiatives. .

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BNEF: net-zero road transport by 2050 still possible, but big push needed

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The road transport sector could still reach net-zero emissions by 2050 through electrification, but urgent action would be required from policymakers and industry participants, according to research company BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) latest annual Long-Term Electric Vehicle Outlook (EVO).

SoCal Edison launches Charge Ready Transport program for trucks and industrial vehicles

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Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched Charge Ready Transport , a program that aims to add charging stations for medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles at a minimum of 870 commercial sites within the utility’s 50,000 square-mile service area. This program is specifically tailored to Southern California, where the goods movement industry is critical to the economy, but is also a major source of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.

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Volkswagen bringing additional partners to Industrial Cloud; 11 in first step

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Volkswagen, together with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and integration partner Siemens, is opening up the Industrial Cloud ( earlier post ) to other manufacturing and technology companies. With the Industrial Cloud we are creating a platform allowing partners to contribute their solutions.

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Electric vehicles trends in India

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Electric vehicles trends in India. Electric vehicles have attracted the attention of India’s policy makers as clean technology alternatives due to their multiple advantages like higher efficiency and lower air pollution in short to medium term and reduced CO2 emissions.

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Toyota develops storage module for 70 MPa automotive hydrogen tanks; transportation of H2, other applications

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Toyota Motor Corporation has developed a storage module that integrates multiple 70 MPa automotive hydrogen tanks—already proven in the Mirai fuel cell vehicle (FCEV)—and safety devices such as a hydrogen detector and an automatic shut-off switch.

NVIDIA provides transportation industry access to its deep neural networks for autonomous vehicles

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NVIDIA will provide the transportation industry with access to its NVIDIA DRIVE deep neural networks (DNNs) for autonomous vehicle development on the NVIDIA GPU Cloud (NGC) container registry. The AI autonomous vehicle is a software-defined vehicle required to operate around the world on a wide variety of datasets. Ultimately, we are accelerating the reality of global autonomous vehicles.

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ABB and HASCO create joint venture to drive smart manufacturing in China’s auto industry

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Automation expert ABB and China’s leading automotive parts supplier, HASCO, are forming a joint venture to drive the next generation of smart manufacturing in China’s automotive industry. As the automotive industry’s transition towards electric vehicles gathers pace, parts manufacturers must increasingly invest in flexible facilities that can respond to rapidly changing demands and trends. China Electric (Battery) Industry 4.0

Carrier partners with ConMet to advance zero-emission transport refrigeration solutions

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The alliance also advances Carrier’s broader zero-emission transport refrigeration solutions, with the availability of electric options for trailer, truck, and light commercial vehicle customers before the end of 2022, helping address upcoming emissions regulations.

NFI Industries orders 60 Volvo VNR Electric trucks

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NFI started its electromobility journey with Volvo Trucks as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project that began in 2019.

Volkswagen Truck & Bus launches RIO: open cloud-based platform for transportation industry digitization

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At the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 show in Hanover, Volkswagen Truck & Bus is presenting itself to the public for the first time as a group of strong brands: MAN, Scania, Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. In addition to numerous new products, Volkswagen Truck & Bus is emphasizing alternative drives and connected commercial vehicles. This will significantly improve the transportation and reloading process.

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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.

1.65 lakhs electric vehicles supported under the FAME II scheme 

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lakhs electric vehicles supported under the FAME II scheme . Press Release: Ministry of Heavy Industries supports 1.65 lakhs Electric Vehicles by way of Demand Incentive amounting to about Rs. For the latest electric vehicles news, follow electricvehicles.

Deutsche Post now automatically offsetting all CO2 emissions from mail transport

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Starting immediately, Deutsche Post is offsetting any unavoidable CO 2 emissions due to mail transport with investments in internationally recognized and certified climate protection projects at no extra charge.

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MAN introduces electric armored money transporter based on MAN eTGE

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MAN handed over the world’s first electrically powered armored money transporter to the international security service provider Prosegur at the beginning of August. When it comes to inner-city operations, the vehicles cover only short distances; typically 60 to 70 kilometers a day.

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QUANTRON presents Q-Light fuel-cell transporter; 3.5t-4.2t range

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QUANTRON is presenting the Q-Light fuel-cell-electric transporter at the NUFAM trade fair for the commercial vehicle industry in Europe. As a hydrogen fuel cell transporter in the 3.5 The payload of the Q-Light FCEV is analogous to that of a comparable diesel vehicle.

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Audi wins VDA Logistics Award for automated vehicle transport

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Audi has won the Logistics Award for 2017 from the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) in recognition of its FTS driverless vehicle transport system. The parking robot, RAY , from Serva Transport Systems, sorts up to 2,000 cars per day for loading onto railway freight cars. This application is the only one of its kind to date in the automotive industry. They autonomously transport Audi models after production for railway loading.

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Tesla’s role in America’s EV industry recognized by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg acknowledged Tesla’s role in the electric vehicle industry in a recent interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box. “We and global electric vehicle market.

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Toyota enters hydrogen engine Corolla in another race, with focus on transporting imported hydrogen

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Toyota Motor Corporation is entering a vehicle equipped with a developmental hydrogen-powered engine ( earlier post ) at the five-hour-long Super Taikyu Series 2021 Powered by Hankook Round 5 Suzuka S-tai, which takes place this weekend. Transporting hydrogen from overseas.

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. —Teri Hawksworth, Managing Director for Ricardo Automotive and Industrial (EMEA) Division.

Snow Lake Lithium seeking to develop first all-electric hard-rock lithium mine to supply N. American EV industry

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Canada-based Snow Lake Lithium has outlined plans to develop the first all-electric hard-rock lithium mine in Manitoba, Canada, thereby developing a domestic supply of this critical resource to the North America electric vehicle industry.

sennder and Cabot Corporation complete one of Europe’s first cross-border transportations using a heavy-duty electric truck

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sennder, Europe’s leading digital road freight forwarder and Cabot Corporation, a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, transported one of Europe’s first zero-emission cross-border heavy duty loads.

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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BMW Group increasing use of digitalization and Industry 4.0 in production logistics

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The BMW Group is increasingly relying on innovations from the fields of digitalization and Industry 4.0 The focus is on applications such as logistics robots, autonomous transport systems at plants and digitalization projects for an end-to-end supply chain. We are already working with tomorrow’s Industry 4.0 At the same time, almost 10,000 vehicles coming off the production line daily must be delivered to customers around the globe. Autonomous transport systems.

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Leclanché picks Comau to develop automated industrial-scale manufacturing lines for Li-ion battery modules for transport

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Leclanché has commissioned Comau to develop an automated manufacturing line for lithium-ion battery modules for transport applications. Comau, a member of the FCA Group, is a worldwide leader in delivering advanced industrial automation products and systems. Mass and industrial transport is increasingly moving to electric means of propulsion while public authorities enforce regulations.

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Volvo Trucks presents Vera autonomous electric vehicle for future transport solutions

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Volvo Trucks unveiled Vera : an autonomous, electric vehicle that can operate with significantly less exhaust emissions and low noise levels. Vera is controlled and monitored via a cloud-based service, and has the potential to make transportation safer, cleaner and more efficient. Volvo’s long-term goal is to offer companies that need continuous transport services between fixed hubs a complement to today’s offerings.

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Arrival and Uber to collaborate on EV for ride-hailing industry; based on Small Vehicle Platform

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Commercial electric vehicle company Arrival is partnering with Uber to develop an affordable, purpose-built electric vehicle (EV) for ride-hailing drivers. Arrival went public in March; the Arrival Car is the realization of the Small Vehicle Platform (SVP) referenced in the company’s Investor Deck. This will help clean up urban transport and drive a mass market for EVs. million trips have taken place in fully electric vehicles.

HERE to power RIO digital platform for the transportation industry from Volkswagen Truck and Bus

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Digital mapping company HERE will serve as the primary location intelligence provider for RIO, the upcoming cloud-based digital platform for the transportation industry from Volkswagen Truck and Bus. Additional platform functionalities will also enable users to address specific transportation needs. RIO can be used by any vehicle with an FMS 2.0

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GM sees connectivity, autonomy and transport-as-service fundamentally changing automotive industry

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Three emerging and converging factors—connectivity, autonomy and transport-as-a-service—will fundamentally change the automotive industry over the next few decades, according to Mike Abelson, GM’s VP of Strategy and Global Portfolio Planning. the way the vehicle operates and the supporting business structure—has remained more or less the same for the past 100 years. I would ask you to think about the economic efficiency of our transportation system.

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

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Subaru and Toyota are promoting efforts that include vehicle electrification, such as by introducing the jointly developed Subaru Solterra and Toyota bZ4X BEVs, which are scheduled for global launches in mid-2022.

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Reducing the cost of electric vehicles

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Reducing the cost of electric vehicles. 10,000/KWh with an increase in cap from 20% to 40% of the cost of the vehicle from 11th June 2021, thus enabling the cost of Electric two-wheelers at par with that of ICE two-wheeler vehicles.

ARPA-E awards $35M to 12 new projects to support medium-voltage devices for grid, industry and transportation

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The US Department of Energy announced $35 million in awards for 12 projects that find new ways to harness medium-voltage electricity for applications in industry, transportation, on the grid and beyond. Medium-voltage DC circuit breakers could enable significant improvements in the United States’ electrical system, transforming how electricity is delivered and managed across the entire power grid, as well as critical applications in industry, transportation, and resource production.

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BMW i Ventures launches new $300M fund for sustainability, transportation, manufacturing and supply chain investments

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The new fund will invest in early to mid-stage start-ups operating in the sustainability, transportation, manufacturing, and supply chain industries. Marcus Behrendt brings over 25 years of expertise in the automotive industry to this leadership position. Market Background Vehicle ManufacturersBMW i Ventures created a new $300-million venture capital fund with a strong focus on sustainability.

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. California has a robust and growing workforce in Adjacent and Support Industries that could benefit by shifting to meet ET demand.

Industry group signs MOU to develop and test hydrogen fueling hardware for heavy-duty vehicles

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Hydrogen suppliers & fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) automakers, Air Liquide, Hyundai, NEL, Nikola Motor, Shell and Toyota have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for hydrogen fueling components for the purpose of testing state-of-the-art heavy duty (HD) hydrogen fueling hardware to assist in standardization and speed to market for fuel cell electric trucks. Key members of the industry have joined forces to evaluate HD Fueling Hardware to make this a reality.

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Xerox and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to work together on Intelligent Transport System projects

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At the ITS World Congress and Exhibition, Xerox and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore, globally, on a case-by-case basis, potential joint Intelligent Transport System (ITS) opportunities. Xerox and MHI will seek to find opportunities in which their combined strengths will provide a better and more competitive offering for transportation authorities and operators around the world.

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Ministry of Heavy Industry announced FAME India Phase II scheme extended for 2 years

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Ministry of Heavy Industry announced FAME India Phase II scheme extended for 2 years. The scheme aims to improve India’s charging infrastructure for EVs and support the electrification of public transport. It will also help to reduce vehicle emission and dependence on fossil fuels.

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CALSTART brief highlights growth of and future opportunity for California’s clean transportation technology industry

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A new CALSTART brief indicates that California’s climate and energy policies are not only helping to protect the environment and improve air quality, but are also helping to accelerate growth of the clean transportation technology industry (CTTI) in the state. Executives profiled in the report see enormous potential for industry growth in California.

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cost of Electric vehicles are going to available for petrol vehicle cost.

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The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has mentioned that the cost of Electric vehicles are going to be available for the petrol vehicle cost and the statement was addressed at an event.

In Europe, industry and environmentalists call for binding targets for infrastructure for zero-emission trucks

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The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) and Transport & Environment (T&E) made this call to the European Commission in a joint letter. In addition, some 300 hydrogen re-fuelling stations suitable for heavy-duty vehicles should be rolled out no later than 2025, increasing to around 1,000 no later than 2030. The common industry/NGO request comes ahead of the expected review of Europe’s Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive (AFID) this year.

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National labs M2FCT researchers outline prospects and challenges for hydrogen fuel-cells in heavy-duty transportation

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The M 2 FCT team outlined the current and future prospects and challenges of hydrogen fuel cells for heavy-duty vehicles, including trucks, buses, trains, and marine applications, in a recent Nature Energy study. 2021) “New roads and challenges for fuel cells in heavy-duty transportation.”

International Lithium Association (ILiA) commissions TDi Sustainability to examine ESG and standards in the lithium industry

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The International Lithium Association ( ILiA ), the not-for-profit industry association representing the global lithium value chain, announced a wide-ranging agreement with TDi Sustainability to explore standards and environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in the lithium industry. The transition to lower-carbon transport and power will require a vast quantity of lithium and other materials to make the batteries of electric vehicles and energy storage systems.