Toyota Motor Europe starts transporting vehicles by cross-channel rail freight to reduce emissions

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has started transporting new cars by cross-channel rail services between its Valenciennes Vehicle Logistics hub in France and Toton (UK). Emissions Europe Freight Manufacturing Market Background Rail Vehicle Manufacturers

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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.


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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. .

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.

Hyundai Motor Group unveils TIGER uncrewed ultimate mobility vehicle concept

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Hyundai Motor Group has revealed TIGER (Transforming Intelligent Ground Excursion Robot), the company’s second Ultimate Mobility Vehicle (UMV) ( earlier post ) and the first designed to be uncrewed.

Infinitum Electric raises $80M in Series D to scale production of PCB motors, support commercialization of new motor for EV market

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Infinitum Electric , creator of the air-core motor ( earlier post ), announced $80 million in Series D funding to scale motor production to meet increasing demand. Electric (Battery) Motors

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Protean Electric enters new partnership with Dongfeng Motor to advance market adoption of in-wheel motor technology

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Protean has been working with Dongfeng Motor for many years and this partnership will accelerate the industrialisation of ProteanDrive into DFM vehicle programs. Protean Electric is the developer of in-wheel motors including ProteanDrive, a fully integrated in-wheel drive solution.

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Hyundai Motor to expand XCIENT fuel cell truck entry into US market

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Hyundai Motor Company plans to ramp up the US commercial vehicle market entry with XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks. At the 2022 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Hyundai Motor will share the progress of the NorCAL ZERO Project.

Magenta, in partnership with Euler Motors to deploy over 1000 electric cargo vehicles

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Integrated charging & electric mobility solutions firm Magenta has deployed over 100 electric cargo vehicles under its EVET brand in Bengaluru, in partnership with Euler Motors, with plans to deploy 1000 more in the coming months.

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Hyundai Motor to pilot autonomous demand-responsive “RoboShuttle” service

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Hyundai Motor Company will begin a test operation of its RoboShuttle service on 9 August in South Korea. The demand-responsive, high-occupancy vehicle service, powered by autonomous driving and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, will operate along a 6.1-km route in Sejong Smart City.

Tula Technology presents findings on its Dynamic Motor Drive at the 42nd International Vienna Motor Symposium

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DMD’s application to electric vehicle motors has the potential to increase range while using less energy. on the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) cycle for an average electric vehicle. Electric (Battery) Fuel Efficiency Motors

General Motors could make a Hummer EV-inspired military vehicle


General Motors could have plans to produce a military prototype vehicle based on the upcoming Hummer EV under its GMC brand. The Hummer EV-inspired military transport could come as soon as 2022, officials said. Our Hummer EV is what we’re going to base that vehicle on.”

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.

House Democrats pushing $500B transportation infrastructure bill

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Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), released text of the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America ( INVEST in America ) Act, a key component of the Moving Forward Framework that House Democrats, led by Chair DeFazio, released earlier this year. The current surface transportation authorization expires 30 September. 10 billion for passenger vehicle and commercial motor vehicle safety.

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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. The project addresses both the existing vehicle fleet and also extends to long-term improvements in air quality. of the total number of vehicles on the road.

General Motors introduces omnichannel used car marketplace CarBravo

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General Motors introduced CarBravo, a new marketplace for used vehicles. GM says that CarBravo will offer used-vehicle customers access to an expansive inventory, an omnichannel shopping experience and exclusive ownership benefits. Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

Hyundai Motor Group, Aramco and KAUST collaborate on new e-fuel for novel combustion system

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Hyundai Motor Group is conducting various R&D activities to minimize greenhouse gas emissions from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles during its transition to battery electric vehicles (BEV) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV).

CEO Mary Barra & General Motors Make Sure The Greenius Is Rewarded For His Many Years Of EV Advocacy

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That same year, in my role as founding organizer of climate action group, 350 South Bay Los Angeles, I was able to bring my skills and experience to a wider community and make the case for our need to switch to 100% fossil free transportation to stave off the impending climate crisis.

QM Power and University of Kentucky demonstrate 50 kW/liter electric motor; DOE 2025 power density goal

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QM Power and the SPARK Lab at University of Kentucky shared the combined results of a large-scale, multi-objective design optimization study, and lab testing of a prototype motor designed to meet the 2025 power density goals set by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Electric (Battery) Motors

17 Solaris e-buses to join public transport fleet in Grudzi?dz, Poland; 25% of fleet electric

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The contract covers not only the delivery of the vehicles, but also of the charging devices, including pantograph chargers. The drive unit will be a 180 kW central motor. Solaris is now one of the biggest manufacturers in Europe of zero-emission public transport vehicles.

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Transportation accounted for nearly 16% of household expenditures in 2018

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The average household spent about $60,000 in 2018, with $9,800 of that on transportation (16%), according to the US Department of Labor. Transportation expenditures were second only to housing (33%). The largest portion of transportation expenditures was for vehicle purchases.

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Hyundai Motor partners with regional firms to establish H2 fuel cell commercial vehicle ecosystem in China

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Hyundai Motor Company is spearheading the development of a hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicle ecosystem in China with regional partners. Hyundai Motor signed an MOU with Shanghai Electric Power Co.,

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Energy major Total leads strategic investment into supplier of hydrogen fuel-cell powered commercial vehicles HYZON Motors

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Hydrogen mobility and clean energy company, HYZON Motors, and Total Carbon Neutrality Ventures, the venture capital arm of European energy giant Total SE, announced a strategic investment led by Total and other specialist hydrogen investors.

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Great Wall Motors sets out hydrogen energy strategy

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China-based Great Wall Motors (GWM) released its hydrogen energy strategy. The hydrogen energy strategy of GWM covers both the international hydrogen supply chain and hydrogen power systems meeting vehicle regulations. China Fuel Cells Hydrogen Vehicle Manufacturers

Sono Motors and MAN Truck & Bus to analyze applications of solar technology in commercial electric vehicles

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MAN Truck & Bus and Sono Motors have signed a Letter of Intent to investigate the technical and economic feasibility of integrating Sono Solar technology into MAN’s eTGE electric transporter.

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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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Subaru Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, Mazda Motor Corporation, and Yamaha Motor Co., Specifically, Subaru intends to race in a Subaru BRZ-based vehicle and Toyota in a Toyota GR86-based vehicle. Going forward, they are planned to be joined by Honda Motor Co.,

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Euler Motors bags 2,500 small electric CVs orders from e-commerce companies 

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Euler Motors bags 2,500 small electric CVs orders from e-commerce companies . Electric vehicles are becoming more common in fleet manufacturers, e-commerce companies are opting for electric vehicles for their fleet operations for the first and last-mile operations.

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

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Among the vehicles powered by Octillion batteries is the Wuling Hongguang Mini EV, currently the best-selling electric vehicle in China. Whether it is for clean transportation or clean energy, we offer customized, mass-produced solutions.

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Motor vehicles and component parts sector employment in US grew by 3% from 2017 to 2018

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The Motor Vehicles and Component Parts sector employed 3% more people in 2018 than 2017. More than 2 million employees in the sector worked with conventional gasoline and diesel vehicles in 2018, up 1.4% About 110,000 employees worked with hybrid electric vehicles, up 10% from 2017. Electric vehicle employees grew 21% and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle employees grew 31% from 2017 to 2018. Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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Tata Motors to Launch Electric Commercial Vehicles

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Tata Motors is diversifying its product range to bring electric-powered small commercial vehicles (SCV) to India. Though the company hasn’t declared a definite time frame about the launch of electric SCVs, Tata Motors Executive Director Girish Wagh said it would be “Soon”.

Vicinity Motors releases specs for new medium-duty electric truck

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Canada-based Vicinity Motor Corp. formerly Grande West Transportation Group), a supplier of electric, CNG, gasoline and diesel vehicles, released specifications for the new VMC 1200, a fully electric Class 3 medium-duty commercial truck.

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Rivian introduces two quad-motor, AWD “Electric Adventure Vehicles”

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Rivian, an electric vehicle manufacturer, unveiled two “Electric Adventure Vehicles”—the R1T, an all-electric pickup and the R1S, an all-electric SUV—at events surrounding the LA Auto Show this week. The Rivian vehicles feature up to 400+ miles in electric range, a wading depth of 1 meter, lockable storage bins that can fit the bulkiest of gear, and the performance and precise control of quad-motor AWD.

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ZF’s second electric drive for public transportation entering production in Q3: CeTrax

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Various manufacturers worldwide already rely on the ZF AxTrax AVE portal axle as an electric drive for buses in public transport. CeTrax electric central drive for commercial vehicles. CeTrax can be easily installed in vehicles with a conventional driveline layout.

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General Motors extends second Chevy Bolt recall after vehicle fires


General Motors is extending a second recall of the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle due to unpredictable fires caused by the high voltage battery. The recall affects the 2017 to 2019 model years and is the second recall of the vehicle, following one issued in November 2020.

GM and Red Hat to collaborate on software-defined vehicles at the edge

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General Motors and Red Hat Inc., the world’s leading provider of open-source solutions, will collaborate to help advance software-defined vehicles at the edge. —Scott Miller, GM vice president, Software-Defined Vehicle and Operating System.

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KSRTC allows transportation of electric scooters & bicycles, reduces ticket charges 

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KSRTC allows transportation of electric scooters & bicycles, reduces ticket charges . Transport Minister Antony Raju said that KSRTC will reduce bus fares from next month. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) had issued a tender to lease 1,500 electric buses.

Hyundai Motor to accelerate transition into smart mobility solution provider

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Hyundai Motor Company announced an updated roadmap for its future business Strategy 2025 at the 2020 CEO Investor Day’ forum held virtually in Seoul. Hyundai Motor’s updated strategy aims to achieve three major directives: Enhancing competitiveness of its automotive business through electrification; Establishing a foundation for becoming a leading mobility service; and. Hyundai Motor also unveiled its mid- to long-term financial goals, which include an investment of KRW 60.1

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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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Motor and controller company Aeristech closes $7M private placement; SAIC participation

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UK-based Aeristech , a developer of high-speed electric motor and controller technology ( earlier post ), closed a £5.15-million (US$7-million) private funding round led by investors Sabien Technology, Vela Technologies and SAIC Venture Capital, the venture capital arm of China-based automaker SAIC Motor. Aeristech’s key invention so far is a new form of control architecture for permanent magnet variable-speed electric motors.

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Hyundai Motor introduces electric double-decker bus

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In Seoul, Hyundai Motor unveiled an electric double-decker bus—a first of its kind for Hyundai, and part of the company’s effort to help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. The all-new electric double-decker bus is being shown at the ‘Land, Infrastructure and Transport Technology Fair’ held in Korea, co-hosted by Hyundai and the national Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, lasting from 29 to 31 May.

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Hyundai Motor and INEOS partnering on driving hydrogen economy forward

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Hyundai Motor Company and INEOS signed a memorandum of understanding to explore new opportunities to accelerate the global hydrogen economy. The agreement also includes the evaluation of Hyundai’s proprietary fuel cell system for the recently announced INEOS Grenadier 4x4 vehicle. Hyundai’s proprietary modular fuel cell system, which evaluation vehicles will use, has already proven reliable and effective in the Hyundai NEXO SUV.

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TPG Group invests Rs 7,500 Cr in Tata Motors new EV subsidiary

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TPG Group invests Rs 7,500 Cr in Tata Motors new EV subsidiary. Tata Motors announced that a private equity firm TPG Group would be investing Rs 7,500 crore in the new incorporated wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Motors for electric mobility.

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Airgas to pilot two Hyzon Motors heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell trucks; 100 kW and 200 KW

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The Hyzon 100 kW fuel cell truck that Airgas will pilot was on display at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center. Hyzon vehicles offer similar payloads, performance, and refueling time to diesel.