DOE releases Request for Information on EV-grid integration

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), and DOE’s Office of Electricity (OE), issued a request for information (RFI) ( DE-FOA-0002528 ) seeking feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to integrating electric vehicles (EVs) with the grid.

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Information from November on the rebound in flying and driving

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by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Among the variables included in my ongoing monthly monitoring of key transportation indexes are passenger miles for domestic flying and total road vehicle miles traveled. That monitoring has shown huge pandemic-related drops in each transportation mode during the spring of 2020 and gradual rebounds (steeper for driving than flying) later in 2020 and in 2021.

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Model predicts lane changes, could inform driver-assist systems

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To inform the model, Zhao began compiling data from every scenario in which one of those vehicles was following no more than 400 feet, or 3.5 Researchers at the Nebraska Transportation Center have developed a new model to help predict when vehicles will change lanes. Their efforts could ultimately help give advanced driver-assistance systems more lead time to react. The researchers detailed the development and results of their model in the journal Transportation Research Record.

Audi introducing V2I Traffic Light Information service in Europe

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Audi is introducing the vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service “Traffic Light Information” in Europe. With the Traffic Light Information function, drivers are more in control. In the US capital alone, about 1,000 intersections are linked to the Traffic Light Information function. From here, the information reaches the car via a fast Internet connection. In future, V2I technologies such as Traffic Light Information will also facilitate automated driving.

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Audi extends Traffic Light Information to Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco

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Audi is extending its Traffic Light Information (TLI) coverage to Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Audi first brought Traffic Light Information (TLI) to production vehicles in 2016, with just a handful of connected signals.

Applied Information announces full C-V2X roadside and onboard units; upgrade to 5G, DSRC buy-back program

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Applied Information, Inc., —Bryan Mulligan, President of Applied Information. a leading provider of intelligent transportation infrastructure solutions, announced the availability of full Cellular Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X) Connected Vehicle Roadside Units (RSU) and Onboard Units (OBU) with an automatic upgrade to 5G NR when the technology becomes available.

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Making Information Tech Greener Can Help Address the Climate Crisis

Cars That Think

One natural fertile area that we can exploit is information technology. Information and communication technology together are responsible for an. GREENING OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. IT can help keep them informed and get them more involved. In August the.

Quantum Information Edge alliance launches to accelerate quantum computing R&D

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A nationwide alliance of national labs, universities, and industry launched in December to advance the frontiers of quantum computing systems designed to solve urgent scientific challenges and maintain US leadership in next-generation information technology. The Quantum Information Edge strategic alliance is led by t Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Sandia National Laboratories.

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Webinars Scheduled for EV Charging Incentive Information

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EV Charging Incentive Webinars Eversource and United Illuminating are doing a series of webinars about the new incentives, the first of them only hours from this posting. They will cover similar ground as the session. Read more.

Elon Musk ponders using ‘informational’ Tesla advertisements for public awareness

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While interacting with the Tesla community on Twitter, Musk noted that it might be a good idea for Tesla to advertise — informationally, at least. . Maybe we should advertise informationally just so people know stuff like this exists.

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Audi Vrings Traffic Light Information to Los Angeles, New York, & San Francisco

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The post Audi Vrings Traffic Light Information to Los Angeles, New York, & San Francisco appeared first on EV Obsession. Specific Technologies Traffic Light Information

Pirelli developing tires to use 5G to send information about road surface conditions

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Pirelli has developed intelligent tires that use the 5G network to transmit information regarding the road surface. This information will enable the car to adapt its control and driving assistance systems, greatly improving the level of safety, comfort and performance.

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Mercedes-Benz researching “informed trust” of autonomous vehicles

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Mercedes-Benz is conducting research into this “informed trust” with the help of the “cooperative car”. Turquoise lights on the roof indicate autonomous driving mode, and provide information on what happens next. The cooperative S-Class also informs its surroundings that it is about to go into operation while it is still at the side of the road. 360-degree light signalling is particularly important when it comes to keeping pedestrians informed.

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Up-to-date information on the rebound in flying in the United States

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This is the case because (1) the TSA data include screenings for international trips, (2) the TSA data do not include information about the length of each trip, and (3) the trips with multiple legs (and thus with possibly multiple screenings) might have been affected differently than nonstop trips. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Among the variables included in my ongoing monthly monitoring of key transportation indexes is revenue passenger miles for domestic flying.

Up-to-date information on the rebound in flying in the United States

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This is the case because (1) the TSA data include screenings for international trips, (2) the TSA data do not include information about the length of each trip, and (3) the trips with multiple legs (and thus with possibly multiple screenings) might have been affected differently than nonstop trips. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Among the variables included in my ongoing monthly monitoring of key transportation indexes is revenue passenger miles for domestic flying.

Audi of America expands Traffic Light Information to include Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA)

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Audi of America announced an expansion of Traffic Light Information to include Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA), another industry first in vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technologies from the brand. GLOSA uses traffic signal information and the current position of a vehicle to display a speed recommendation intended to allow drivers to pass traffic lights during a green interval, in order to help reduce the number of stops at red lights.

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DOE issues request for information on materials that withstand harsh environments

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a request for information (RFI) about advances in components, systems, and products that can withstand harsh environments and extended service lifetimes. ( Responses to this RFI will inform research and development portfolio planning for materials and manufacturing process technologies that support energy savings and cost reduction goals.

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Driivz Announced Gold GLOBEE Winner of the ‘Hot Technology of the Year | Information Technology Software’ category.

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The post Driivz Announced Gold GLOBEE Winner of the ‘Hot Technology of the Year | Information Technology Software’ category. appeared first on Driivz. Awards Globee award eMobility EV Charging

Report suggests Teslas save information about your driving for up to a year

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Tesla keeps a wide range of sensor data from its cars for up to a year, according to a new report from the Dutch government's forensics lab.

Volkswagen acquiring 75.1% majority stake in WirelessCar from Volvo Information Technology AB

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The Volkswagen Group is acquiring a 75.1% majority stake in the Swedish telematics specialist WirelessCar from Volvo with a view to making further advances in fleet connectivity. The sales price amounts to SEK 1.1 billion (US$122 million). Completion of the transaction is expected in the first half of 2019 and is subject to approval from antitrust authorities. WirelessCar registered in Gothenburg was founded in 1999 and has been a wholly-owned subsidiary by Volvo since 2007.

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Lucid Group receives subpoena from SEC requesting information on SPAC deal

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The post Lucid Group receives subpoena from SEC requesting information on SPAC deal appeared first on TESLARATI. Lucid Group ( NASDAQ: LCID ) has received a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission to turn over documents related to its SPAC merger deal with Churchill Capital Corp.

BMW offering Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI)

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BMW is offering an advanced traffic information system that gives fast, accurate and reliable data about road conditions. Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) is an enhanced BMW ConnectedDrive feature that is available on new BMW models and comes at no additional cost when customers order the BMW Professional navigation system and Bluetooth telephone preparation with telematics. Real-Time Traffic Information.

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Blue Bird, Fulton Co. Schools join Audi, Applied Information on connected vehicle deployment to boost school bus and school zone safety

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one of the largest school bus makers in the US, has joined a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Audi of America, Applied Information, and Temple, Inc., Blue Bird Corp.,

Audi, Applied Information & Temple launch C-V2X school safety development program; Audi e-tron equipped with prototype tech

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Audi of America, Applied Information, and Temple, Inc., Applied Information plans to supply the school bus OBU and school beacon RSUs, which Temple will deploy. The signals help optimize green light timing and traffic flow as well as Traffic Light Information equipped in many Audi vehicles currently on sale. are collaborating to develop two future connected vehicle applications that can help improve safety in school zones and around school buses when children are present.

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India launches E-Amrit web portal for all EV related information at COP26

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India launches E-Amrit web portal for all EV related information at COP26. The web portal includes all the information related to electric vehicles such as buying an electric vehicle , starting an EV business, calculating electric vehicles benefits, finding charging stations, etc.

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Ford and PlugShare partner on real-time charging station information

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Ford is partnering with PlugShare, an aggregator of public charge stations, to provide real-time charge station information to drivers of Ford’s plug-in vehicles. In addition to aggregating publicly available lists of charging stations from a variety of sources, PlugShare incorporates crowd-sourced information from users to provide the most comprehensive dataset available.

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Pure Planet App Launched — New Digital Carbon-Information Services

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The post Pure Planet App Launched — New Digital Carbon-Information Services appeared first on EV Obsession.

DOE releases request for information on multi-sector uses of hydrogen; H2@Scale

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At the H2@ Scale project ( earlier post ) kickoff meeting in Chicago, EERE’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Steven Chalk announced the release of a request for information (RFI) soliciting stakeholder feedback on opportunities to enable high volume production and multi-sector use of hydrogen.

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DOE requests information on biofuels & bioproducts process pilot verification capabilities

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The purpose of this request for information (RFI) ( DE-FOA-0001526 ) is to develop a comprehensive list of locations that exist as (or are willing to act as) pilot- or process development-scale multi-user facilities for biofuels and bio-based products, chemicals, and intermediates, including synthesis gas, cellulosic sugars, bio-oil, hydrogen, biogas, and methane.

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DOE issues Request for Information on hydrogen infrastructure RD&D

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) has issued a request for information (RFI) ( DE-FOA-0001626 ) to obtain feedback from stakeholders regarding deployment of hydrogen fueling stations, delivery infrastructure, and barriers and activities to pursue in both the near and longer term.

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Audi launches Traffic Light Information V2I service in the US starting in Las Vegas

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Audi is the first manufacturer to launch Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) technology in the US, with the deployment of Traffic Light Information in select 2017 Audi A4, Q7 and allroad models in Las Vegas. The launch of this technology is another in a long list of firsts for Audi that have positioned us as the industry leader in connectivity solutions V2I applications and services like Traffic Light Information are essential components as we continue to move toward an autonomous future.

UK LowCVP calls for closer integration of life-cycle assessment to inform technology choices in automotive sector

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Consequently, the UK’s Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) is calling for the development and introduction of a life-cycle CO 2 metric to better inform policy. As electric vehicles start to become mainstream and the contribution of renewable energy to the electricity grid grows, by 2030 more than 70% of CO 2 emissions from typical new road vehicles could arise during the production—rather than use—phase of the life cycle of a typical vehicle.

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Model Predicts Lane Changes, Could Inform Driver-Assist Systems

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The post Model Predicts Lane Changes, Could Inform Driver-Assist Systems appeared first on EV Obsession.

Volkswagen Dynamic Road Sign Display delivers current speed limit information in real time

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The driver is provided with up-to-date information. To make sure that the information is as accurate as possible, the on-board computer compares three sources: traffic signs detected by the camera; information from the navigation device; and current vehicle data.

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Toyota to launch new “Big Data Traffic Information Service” in Japan

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T-Probe traffic information (Traffic congestion status shown with color coding). Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) had developed and will launch in Japan the “Big Data Traffic Information Service”, a new traffic-information service utilizing “big data” including vehicle locations and speeds, road conditions, and other parameters collected and stored via telematics services. Main features of Big Data Traffic Information Service.

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Musk: Tesla will introduce Autopilot-informed insurance product next month

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Over the first quarter of the year, Tesla reported a much higher-than-anticipated loss and revenue below what analysts had been expecting—tangled up in logistical delivery issues in Europe, import issues in Shanghai and Beijing and finally, book-ended by a flurry of deliveries in Europe and China in the last 10 days of the quarter. Insurance Elon Musk Autonomous cars Tesla Autopilot

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Suzuki and Toyota to explore business partnership; environment, safety, and information technology

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On the other hand, although Toyota has been working on R&D in the environment, safety, and information technology fields, Toyota is conscious of the fact that it may be behind competitors in North America and Europe when it comes to the establishment of standardizations and partnership with other companies. Technical competition, such as in the area of information technologies, has been changing drastically at an unprecedented speed.

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Audi says traffic light information system production ready; potential for 15% reduction in CO2 emissions

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Audi says that its Online traffic light information system, demonstrated in an Audi A6 as part of a technology display at the Consumer Electronics Show in January in Las Vegas, is production ready and could be fitted to every Audi model in the range subject to the necessary government legislation. Audi Online traffic light information could reduce CO 2 emissions by up to 15%, the company says.

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Tesla Made It Easier To Retrieve Event Data Recorder Information

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The software is free but the hardware comes at a price

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XPENG Commits To Information Security With Recent Certification

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With a recent ISO 27001 and ISO 27701 certification, China-based EV brand XPENG Motors commits to fostering data safety

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More Informed Car Buyers Don't Need Salesmen, But 'Facilitators'

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Car buyers today have far more information than they did just 15 years ago, and they're using it. They can find some information on dealer invoice prices--though not necessarily all the various incentives that particular dealer may have. Google says that three-quarters of all auto shoppers now do hours of research before they ever visit a dealer.

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Audi begins providing individual customer information on vehicles affected by emissions testing cheat

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Audi customers will be informed in the coming weeks and months about how their cars will be retrofitted. Audi has implemented a feature on its national Audi websites that will allow a customer to enter his or her Audi’s VIN number to determine whether or not that particular Audi has the software defeat device for emissions testing. The functionality is now available in Germany on www.audi.de ; Audi will roll it out in the coming week to its other worldwide markets.

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DOE issues request for information on gas clean-up for fuel cell applications

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) has issued a request for information ( DE-FOA-0001331 ) to obtain feedback and opinions from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on the report findings from the Gas Clean-up for Fuel Cell Applications Workshop.

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