Ohio State takes first place in DOE/GM EcoCAR 3 competition

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The Ohio State University has taken first place in the final year of EcoCAR 3, an Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE) and General Motors Co. Ohio State EcoCAR built a series-parallel plug-in hybrid electric vehicle powered by E85.

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GM aims to Cruze ahead of its rivals

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It has already logged more than four million miles in quality and durability testing worldwide, with US and Canadian versions scheduled to be built in Lordstown, Ohio, where $350million has been invested towards production. Tags: Chevrolet Green cars Latest news general motors Chevrolet Cruze Chevy Cruze GM LA Auto Show Los Angeles Motor Show North America

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Cadillac embarks on first hands-free cross-country highway drive with Super Cruise

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A group of stakeholders and media will put the power of Super Cruise technology to the test in twelve Super Cruise-equipped Cadillac CT6 vehicles, which departed from Cadillac House in New York City and will travel to Los Angeles, California. Cadillac embarked on its first official hands-free drive on freeways from one side of the country to the other, using Super Cruise technology. Earlier post.)

Murine study suggests preconception exposure to PM2.5 can lead to heart trouble in male offspring

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A new animal study by a team at the Ohio State University suggests that a parent’s exposure to dirty air before conception may result in cardiac dysfunction in adult male offspring. —senior author Loren Wold, director of biomedical research at Ohio State’s College of Nursing. —study lead author Vineeta Tanwar, a research scientist at Ohio State.

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FCA to invest $4.5B to expand production capacity in Michigan, electrify Jeep vehicles with PHEV, possible BEV models

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In response to a shift in consumer demand toward SUVs and trucks, the Company discontinued compact car production and retooled plants in Illinois, Ohio and Michigan to make full use of available capacity to expand the Jeep and Ram brands. Those actions have resulted in the recent launches of the award-winning all-new Jeep Wrangler and all-new Ram 1500, and the introduction of the newest member of the Jeep family, the all-new Jeep Gladiator, at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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EcoCAR 3 competition to use Chevy Camaro as base vehicle

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California State University, Los Angeles. Ohio State University. General Motors is continuing its partnership with the US Department of Energy and Argonne National Laboratory for the EcoCAR 3 collegiate advanced vehicle technology competition. and will donate a Chevrolet Camaro to each one of the 16 universities that were recently selected for the exclusive competition.

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SCAQMD launches US’ largest zero-emission commercial lawn mower demonstration program in San Bernardino

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SCAQMD is the air pollution control agency for Orange County and major portions of Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties. The mowers are manufactured in the United States by Mean Green Products based in Hamilton, Ohio, and include riding and walk-behind mowers.

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Greenius & Obama Celebrate Our First 100 Days!

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Built and launched the new Environmental Priorities Network website - check it out by clicking on the graphic: Wrote my first speech for California State Senator Jenny Oropeza, who delivered it at the West Los Angeles Democratic Club.

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DOE announces EcoCAR 2; focus on electric drive technology

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The schools that have been chosen to participate are: California State University, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California). The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio). EcoCar 2 Malibu. Click to enlarge.

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BP to sell Carson refinery and ARCO retail network in US Southwest to Tesoro for $2.5B

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Subject to regulatory and other approvals, Tesoro will acquire the 266,000 barrel per day refinery near Los Angeles as well as the associated logistics network of pipelines and storage terminals and the ARCO-branded retail marketing network in Southern California, Arizona and Nevada. It processes ANS (Alaskan North Slope), Middle Eastern and West African crudes and supplies 25% of the Los Angeles gasoline demand.

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DOE awarding >$24M to 77 projects through Technology Commercialization Fund

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Remote Area Modular Monitoring for Critical Facilities, $300,000 Embedded Planet, Cleveland, Ohio Simulation Tool for Energy-Efficient Connected and Automated Vehicle Control Development, $600,000 Hyundai America Technical Center, Superior Township, Mich. Los Alamos National Laboratory. The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $24 million in funding for 77 projects supported by the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF).

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Honda brings FCV Concept to N. America, promises new EV and PHEV models by 2018

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Honda also announced plans to introduce new VTEC Turbo engines to be built in Ohio and debut later in 2015. The Honda FCV Concept made its world debut in Japan on 17 November 2014, followed by an announcement at the Los Angeles Auto Show that Honda will provide FirstElement Fuel with $13.8 Production of the new VTEC Turbo engines will begin later this year at Honda’s Anna, Ohio, engine plant, the largest automobile engine plant in Honda’s global production network.

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Annual American Lung Association report shows continued progress in air quality, but more to be done

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Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif. Cincinnati-Middletown-Wilmington, Ohio-Ky.-Ind. The American Lung Association released its annual report on air quality, State of the Air 2011 , which includes lists of the nation’s most polluted metropolitan areas.

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Honda includes stop-start system in new 2016 Honda Pilot for improved fuel economy, new 9-speed

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at its Los Angeles design studio and Raymond, Ohio, vehicle development center. Honda gave the all-new 2016 Honda Pilot SUV its global premiere at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.

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Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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To put that in perspective for you, if Los Angeles County were a state, it would rank ninth in population behind the states of California, New York, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

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Researchers fully characterize reaction that affects ground-level ozone formation; a small but significant impact on predictive models

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When applied to Los Angeles, the laboratory results suggest that, on the most polluted days and in the most polluted parts of LA, current models are underestimating ozone levels by 5 to 10%. Energy diagram for the combination of nitrogen dioxide and the hydroxyl radical.

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ARPA-E announces $36M for high-temperature materials projects

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The Ohio State University. The Ohio State University will design, manufacture, and test high-performance, compact heat exchangers for supercritical CO 2 power cycles. University of California-Los Angeles.

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Kenworth Receives Largest Hybrid Tractor and Truck Order Yet

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Coca-Cola Enterprises uses tractors as its standard bulk delivery truck for large deliveries, and plans to deploy the Kenworth hybrid tractors to Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Montreal, New Orleans, New York, Portland (Ore.), GVW) will be deployed to Albuquerque, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus (Ohio), Jacksonville (Fla.),

Honda CEO: Honda Studying Battery Electric Commuter Car, But Holds Fuel Cell Vehicle as the Ultimate Eco-car

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This month, we will begin operation of a next-generation solar hydrogen station at our Los Angeles R&D center. He was working in Ohio 10 years ago on the development of the first-generation Acura MDX. In his remarks prior to the unveiling of the new CR-Z hybrid ( earlier post ), Honda Motor President and CEO Takanobu Ito said that the company has taken up the challenge to reduce CO 2 emissions through advancing various electromotive technologies. “

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Pike Research forecasts US plug-in vehicle penetration rates to be highest in smaller states

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Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA. Ohio: 1.69. Pike Research forecasts that annual sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) will reach 358,959 vehicles by 2017, representing a compound anual growth rate (CAGR) of 43% between 2011 and 2017.

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US study of miners links heavy exposure to diesel exhaust to increased risk of lung cancer death; researchers suggest implications for urban areas with high exhaust concentrations

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Some of the higher average elemental carbon levels reported in cities include Los Angeles (4.0 The facilities were located in Missouri (1 limestone mine), New Mexico (3 potash mines), Ohio (1 salt mine), and Wyoming (3 trona mines, which process an ore used in soda ash). In a study of non-metal miners in the US, federal government scientists report that heavy exposure to diesel exhaust increased risk of death from lung cancer.

US DOE Awards $300 Million in Clean Cities Grants to Support Alternative Fuels, Vehicles, and Infrastructure Development

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The project will result in the development of approximately 184 liquid propane Autogas refueling stations in the following major metropolitan areas: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Denver, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Dallas, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Seattle, Orlando, San Diego, St. Clean Fuels Ohio’s Ohio Advanced Transportation Partnership (OATP). The project will replace 180 diesel drayage trucks at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with LNG trucks.

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US DOE offers conditional loan guarantee commitments to support nearly $4.5B in Loans for 3 California Cd-Te photovoltaic solar power plants

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The 230 megawatt (MW) project will be located in the Antelope Valley area of the Western Mojave Desert, approximately 80 miles north of Los Angeles, California. The US Department of Energy (DOE) is offering conditional commitments for loan guarantees of approximately $4.5

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DOE Awarding $620M for Smart Grid Demonstration and Energy Storage Projects

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Smart grid regional demonstrations involving plug-in vehicles include (ranked by DOE funding): Columbus Southern Power Company (doing business as AEP Ohio). Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. The US Department of Energy is awarding $620 million for projects around the country to demonstrate advanced Smart Grid technologies and integrated systems.

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US DOT Awards $100M in Recovery Act Funds to 43 Transit Projects to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, California: $4,466,000. Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, Ohio: $2,257,000. The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is awarding $100 million in Economic Recovery Act funding to 43 transit agencies for projects to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from both vehicles and facilities.

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