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.

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Hermosa Beach Sees The Light

Creative Greenius

As if from the heavens above, The Word, appeared immaculately and impeccably on some of Hermosa Beach’s signature buildings last night.

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Greenius Scores Free LED Holiday Lights from SBESC

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Creative Greenius, Joe Galliani, with his free LED lights from the South Bay Environmental Services Center Holiday Light Exchange. It was the holiday Light Exchange in 2007 that first connected me with the SBESC and I’ve been a volunteer with them ever since.

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UC Berkeley team develops 3D printing with light: Computed Axial Lithography

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In brief, it uses light to transform gooey liquids into complex solid objects in only a matter of minutes. We demonstrated concurrent printing of all points within a three-dimensional object by illuminating a rotating volume of photosensitive material with a dynamically evolving light pattern.

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CAR: US light-duty vehicle sales to dip in 2019

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The Center for Automotive Research’s (CAR’s) updated automotive sales outlook forecasts US light-duty vehicle sales at 16.8 US Light Vehicle Sales, 2015-2018, and CAR’s Forecast, 2019-2025.

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Lillian Light Is No Lightweight - The Environmental Lioness of the South Bay is Fired Up, Ready To Go!

Creative Greenius

The more time I spend with Lillian Light the more I admire, respect and flat out like her. I want to be as vital and meaningful as Lillian Light is when I grow up.

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US light-duty diesel sales climb in 2018 to 500,000 units; 3% of sales

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Sales of diesel light-duty vehicles (Class 1-3) in the US in 2018 reached their highest annual level, coming in at more than 500,000 units—just over 3% of total vehicle sales—according to figures by Baum & Associates provided by the Diesel Technology Forum.

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Light Up Your Future At The Manhattan Beach Pier 8pm Saturday March 29

Creative Greenius

Some cities just turn out the lights for an hour to celebrate Earth Hour. The world leader in LED lighting, LEDtronics has generously donated 500 LED candles and holders.

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Don’t rely on daytime running lights, plus other lighting tips for the winter commute

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With the clocks going back and the nights drawing in, there’s been a worrying trend on the road of drivers overly-relying on the use of daytime running lights

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Volkswagen and Siemens partnering on traffic light V2X tests using WLANp in Wolfsburg

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In a joint project, the city of Wolfsburg, Volkswagen and Siemens are currently setting up a test section on a main road in Wolfsburg in which ten traffic signal systems will transmit the traffic light phases in the vicinity via the V2X technology WLANp (ITS-G5).

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Getting the Tachometer and Lights Working

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Since I had modified the regenerative braking system to not drive the brake lights, I had three extra wires left over. I'll use these to tap into DMOC monitoring functions to drive the tachometer and the red/green indicator lights on the dash.

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Teijin develops extra-light automotive side-door module made of advanced multi-material composites; 35% weight reduction vs steel

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Teijin Limited’s automotive composites specialty groups have developed a multi-material composite automotive door concept that maintains required crash specifications while reducing overall weight by 35% when compared to a conventional steel door.

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Forget light poles, British firm to build chargers from cable boxes

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The future of electric-car charging may be down in the trenches. At least British broadband provider Liberty Global hopes so. The company, which owns Virgin Media, plans to start a pilot project using Virgin Media's cables and trenches that run to thousands of neighborhoods around Britain. Since they already have power, Liberty Global says they. charging

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SEC charges Volkswagen AG, former CEO Winterkorn with defrauding bond investors during emissions fraud

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Diesel Emissions Lighting Market Background Regulations Vehicle ManufacturersThe US Securities and Exchange Commission charged Volkswagen AG, two of its subsidiaries, and its former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, for defrauding US investors, raising billions of dollars through the corporate bond and fixed income markets while making a series of deceptive claims about the environmental impact of the company’s “clean diesel” fleet.

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Princeton team uses light to boost production of isobutanol 5x from engineered yeast; optogenetics

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Researchers at Princeton University have used light to control genetically modified Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast—i.e., Optogenetic tools are ideal for achieving such precise control, as light can be applied and removed instantly without complex media changes.

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Britain ‘blighted’ by light pollution

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Half of the Britain’s population suffer severe light pollution according to a new study from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and Campaign for Dark Skies (CfDS). Latest news campaign energy Light pollutionThe two charities latest joint annual Star Count Survey revealed that just over half (53 per cent) of 981 participants could see ten stars or fewer in [.].

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Renault introduces two new electric light commercial vehicles

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At the Brussels Motorshow in Belgium, Renault Pro+ introduced two new electric light commercial vehicles—New Kangoo Z.E. —Ashwani Gupta - Global Head of Light Commercial Vehicle Business.

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BMW’s ReachNow installing Light & Charge locations in Seattle; 100 chargers at 20 new public sites

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ReachNow, the mobility services division of the BMW Group, Woodland Park Zoo, and the City of Seattle celebrated the successful installation of the first of 20 Light & Charge electric vehicle (EV) charging locations that will more than double the number of Fast Chargers publicly available in Seattle.

Partners join forces to produce the Very Light Car

Green Cars News

Making vehicles lighter has become a key element in the battle to reduce emissions and fuel consumption: however, few vehicles go as far as to actually being named as a “Very Light Car”. However, that’s the case for the next generation version of the light-weight fuel efficient car that was entered into the Progressive Automotive [.]. Green cars Latest news Edison2 green cars Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize vehicle weight vehicle weight reduction Very Light Car

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Mitsubishi developing electric light truck

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Japanese manufacturing giant Mitsubishi is said to be working on its third electric vehicle – in the form of an electric light truck earmarked for a 2012 launch. According to reports in Japanese business daily The Nikkei, the new electric vehicle will be targeted at contractors, farmers and others that use light trucks for their [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi electric light truck electric vehicles

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New mesocrystal photocatalyst enhances light-driven hydrogen production

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When light is applied to photocatalysts, electrons and holes are produced on the surface of the catalyst; hydrogen is obtained when these electrons reduce the hydrogen ions in water. A group of Japanese researchers has developed a novel photocatalyst for increased hydrogen production.

2017 78

Less street lighting is best report finds

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Street lighting is not only bad for the environment but it also encourages crime and is often ineffective at reducing road accidents, the Royal Commission of Environmental Pollution (RCEP) has claimed. On the publication of its new report ‘Artifical Light in the Environment’, the commission said that there was an ‘urgent need’ for Government to recognise that artificial light is a harmful pollutant when used inefficiently. There are around 7½ million road lights in the UK.

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Installing LED Lights and Fixing the LED Flasher

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

I measured 3 MegaOhms between the bulb output terminal and ground, even with all the lights turned off. I received a shipment of 3-watt LED lamps and a low-load flasher relay from superbrightleds.com yesterday. The bulb bases were the same, so replacing the bulbs was easy.

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Cambridge team successfully tests hybrid light aircraft; 30% fuel savings

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Researchers from the University of Cambridge, in association with Boeing, have successfully tested a light aircraft powered by a parallel hybrid-electric propulsion system, in which an electric motor and gasoline engine work together to drive the propeller. Hybrid in flight. Click to enlarge.

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Cambridge team demonstrates light-driven photoreforming of unprocessed biomass to H2 at room temperature

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A team of scientists at the University of Cambridge has reported the light-driven photoreforming of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin to H 2 using semiconducting cadmium sulfide quantum dots in alkaline aqueous solution.

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UCSD team sheds light on mechanism of sulfur embrittlement of nickel

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Engineers at the University of California San Diego have shed new light on the atomic-level mechanism of the sulfur embrittlement of nickel, a classic problem that has puzzled the scientific community for nearly a century.

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Can you predict which cars will run red lights?

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It may sound bizarre, but researchers at MIT believe they have developed algorithms that can accurately estimate driver behaviour at junctions (also known as ‘intersections’) – including whether or not a car is likely to run a red light. Cars Latest news intersections junctions mit MIT research red lights road safety run red lights Smart cars

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California goal: eliminate gasoline, diesel light vehicles altogether

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What if gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks were simply eliminated altogether from the new vehicles sold in a state? Residents of one state in the U.S. may, eventually, find out. California already leads the nation in promoting zero-emission vehicles, but the Golden State may soon take that policy a step further. DON'T MISS: Will California. emissions California California Air Resources Board CARB plug-in cars transportation policy

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Say hello to the Light Car

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Combining the latest in lightweight materials, semi-finished products and advanced joining concepts, global engineering services provider EDAG presented its Light Car at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. Tags: Green cars Latest news 2010 Geneva Motor Show EDAG Light Car geneva motor show Light Car Protean Electric wheel hubs space frame

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Green light for Audi traffic information system

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Revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show back in January, Audi''s online traffic light information system is now production ready: and could soon be in every Audi model, based on government legislation.

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Argonne team develops synthetic bionano membrane to convert light to hydrogen

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A team led by researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory has developed a new way to produce solar fuels by using completely synthetic bionano machinery to harvest light without the need for a living cell.

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Hyundai introduces hydrogen fuel cell H350 light commercial van concept at IAA

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Hyundai Motor is introducing a hydrogen fuel cell concept version of its H350 light commercial van at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover.

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Traffic light smartphone cuts fuel use by 20 per cent

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Green credentials Massachusetts Institute of Technology smartphone traffic flow traffic lightsUsing smartphone technology could help drivers cut fuel consumption by more than 20 per cent, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say. Back in July, the Institute and Princeton University proposed the idea of using a network of smartphones to collect information about traffic signals to be able to tell the driver when [.].

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German alliance develops new active matrix LED headlights; 1,024 individually controllable light points

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A German research alliance has developed the basis for smart, high-resolution active matrix LED headlights, which takes adaptive forward lighting to a new dimension. Both headlights contain three LED light sources, each with 1,024 individually controllable light points.

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NASA green-lights 3 research projects on unmanned aviation systems

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NASA has given the green light to three teams of NASA researchers working on different aspects of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The trio of investigations are part of NASA’s Convergent Aeronautics Solutions (CAS) project and are expected to take between 24 and to 30 months to complete. Our idea is to invest a very modest amount of time and money into new technologies that are ambitious and potentially transformative. They may or may not work, but we won’t know unless we try.

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Avantium acquires Liquid Light; electrocatalysis to convert CO2 to chemicals

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Renewable chemicals company Avantium has acquired the assets of Liquid Light. Liquid Light has developed proprietary process technology to make major chemicals from low-cost, globally-abundant carbon dioxide. The acquisition combines the technologies of both Liquid Light and Avantium to develop a world-leading electro-catalysis platform and to commercialize new process technologies using CO 2 as feedstock to produce sustainable chemicals and materials.

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Audis to get traffic light countdown

Green Cars News

Fed up of tapping the steering wheel waiting for the lights to change to green, not knowing how long it will take? Are you an amber gambler? It looks. Audi Technology

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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.

Renault-Nissan Alliance forms light commercial vehicle business unit

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance is creating a light commercial vehicle business unit to expand its global presence in this growing segment. By leveraging Renault’s van expertise and Nissan’s truck know-how in key markets, the Alliance intends to grow its light commercial vehicle sales worldwide. In the spirit of the Alliance, partners will leverage complementary markets and products while maintaining their own brand identity, sales and revenue.

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US light-duty vehicle sales hit record high of 17.5 million units in 2016

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According to Ward’s Automotive, in calendar year 2016 light vehicle sales reached 17.5 million light vehicles sold, the highest point until 2015. Light vehicle sales have increased for the past seven years.

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Foton Motor and motorcycle leader Piaggio Group partner on development of light commercial vehicles; EVs to come

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Foton Motor and Piaggio Group signed the agreement for a joint development project for new light-duty commercial vehicle products in Italy. Since 2016, Foton Motor and Piaggio Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and a Framework Agreement in succession.

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EIA projects light-duty vehicle energy use to drop 12% by 2025

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The US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017) Reference case projects a decline in light-duty vehicle energy use between 2018 and 2040 as improvements in fuel economy more than offset increases in light-duty vehicle (LDV) miles.

2017 78

Gainesville and Connected Signals delivering real-time traffic signal data to reduce red-light crashes and improve fuel efficiency

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Connected Signals securely aggregates real-time signal information via its patented data-capture device and feeds it through predictive algorithms to determine information (such as when lights will be changing from red to green and vice versa). This can be an issue when trying to determine which light a user is approaching. It presents even greater problems when trying to detect when a red light is being (or is about to be) run, where false positives could be distracting.

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