CSIRO receives $1 million in funding for hydrogen refueling station as part of VH2

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Construction will take place as part of the development of VH2—a new hydrogen production and storage demonstration facility, where CSIRO, Swinburne and their partners will test real world uses for hydrogen technology.

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Plug Power invited to submit Part II Application for proposed $520M DOE loan guarantee for green hydrogen production network

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has been invited to submit a Part II Application for a loan guarantee under the US Department of Energy (DOE) Title XVII Loan Guarantee Program. Plug Power says it will work closely with the DOE to fulfill the requirements of Part II of the application process. Plug Power Inc.

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1996 chevy s-10 conversion (part 2)

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1996 chevy s-10 conversion (part 2). After a long summer break, it is time to get back to my project. I feel like the old build thread had a lot of pre-amble before I even got to any building, so I am going to start a fresh topic. For anyone who has not been following along, I thought I would summarize the progress to date. Jan 2020: Bought my donor vehicle, a 1996 chevy S-10. Feb 2020: Bought a Tesla/Mercedes battery pack. Originally rated at 36kwh in 12x 7s modules.

Rivian charging network will be partly proprietary, partly patchwork

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Rivian has begun work on its own charging network, with a "two-tier" strategy that will include DC fast charging and slower AC charging, CEO RJ Scaringe said in an interview with TechCrunch.

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Hyundai Mobis building third core EV parts plant in Korea

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Hyundai Mobis is building its third core parts plant for electric vehicles in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, following plants in Chungju and Ulsan. From the second half of next year, the new plant is expected to mass-produce 150,000 EV-specific module parts per year. Hyundai Mobis’ investment in the Pyeongtaek plant is in line with the company’s strategy of leading the electric vehicle core parts market.

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Nissan field testing new mobility services as part of building sustainable future community in Japan

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Nissan began a field test of new mobility services as part of a partnership to promote future community building in Japan.

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Motherson Group collaborating with UBQ to bring carbon-negative thermoplastics into auto parts

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The companies are joining efforts to implement the carbon-negative UBQ thermoplastic ( earlier post ) into auto parts manufactured by Motherson Group for the automotive industry. Adding as little as 10% UBQ GHG to a part can immediately transform it into a carbon-neutral product.

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Diakont part of ARPA-E program REPAIR program for pipelines

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Diakont is part of a team that was awarded $5 million in funding from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) Rapid Encapsulation of Pipelines Avoiding Intensive Replacement (REPAIR) program ( earlier post ) to develop new technologies for rehabilitating legacy cast iron and bare steel natural gas distribution pipelines, by building new, robust replacement pipe inside the existing pipelines.

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BASF investing €16M into tire pyrolysis oil company Pyrum as part of ChemCycling project

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BASF will uptake most of the pyrolysis oil and process it into new chemical products by using a mass balance approach as part of its ChemCycling project.

2020 238

Mercedes-Benz AG exploring sale of Hambach smart EV plant as part of global realignment

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Mercedes-Benz AG has taken numerous measures to sustainably improve its cost structure and become significantly more efficient. An important lever for this is the adjustment and realignment of capacity within its global production network.

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BMW Group spare parts logistics center piloting autonomous transport platforms

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The BMW Group’s worldwide spare parts logistics center in Dingolfing has recently started piloting autonomous transport platforms. The electrically powered AutoBox helps to move incoming spare parts efficiently from the freight dock to the warehouse. The aim of the AutoBox pilot project is to automate long distances in the Dynamics Center using the transport platform and to connect more distant parts of the building. Humans load the AutoBox with incoming parts.

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2021 Nissan Rogue company’s 1st global model built using closed-loop recycling system for aluminum parts

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The 2021 Nissan Rogue is the company’s first global model built using a “closed-loop” recycling system for aluminum parts. The system helps reduce CO 2 emissions compared with using parts made with primary alloys from raw materials.

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OECD report finds measures needed to curb PM emitted by wear of car parts and road surfaces, including EVs

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Wear and tear from brakes, tires and road surfaces will soon overtake car exhaust fumes as the leading source of fine particles released into the air by road traffic, according to a new OECD report.

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Senate passes sustainable chemistry act as part of military spending bill

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The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by the Senate in late July includes the bipartisan Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019 ( S.999 ), led by US Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) and cosponsored by Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.).

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Bridgestone focusing on sustainable procurement of natural rubber as part of sustainability campaign

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Japan-based Bridgestone, the world’s largest tire manufacturer, has launched “ A Layered Journey ”—a new global campaign highlighting the company’s efforts to incorporate sustainability in its value chain with a focus on the sustainable procurement of natural rubber.

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Honda begins making vital ventilator parts for Dynaflo

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The process was developed using production know-how from Honda’s experienced manufacturing associates, including parts tracking, build timing, quality checks and lot control. Honda has begun producing and delivering critical components for the production of much-needed ventilators to Dynaflo Inc. of Reading, Penn.

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CARB fines major online automotive parts retailer $1M for selling illegal aftermarket parts in California; ~4,000 emissions violations

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paid $1 million to resolve violations of the California Health and Safety Code and Vehicle Code related to the sale of illegal aftermarket performance auto parts in California. CARB investigators discovered that AutoAnything, a major online retailer, advertised and sold performance parts that modified emissions components, ultimately committing approximately 4,000 violations between 2012 and 2015. Illegal parts sold by the former AutoAnything, Inc.

2019 177

ABB leads electrification and automation innovation as part of Sustainable Underground Mining future mine project

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ABB has provided electrification, connected control and operations management systems, high-visualization and mobile operator workplaces as part of a global mining partnership to visualize a once-in-a-generation technology shift and reduce climate impact. ABB electrification and automation knowledge and solutions have been employed in a pioneering mine of the future project, which has ultimate ambitions to demonstrate zero carbon dioxide emissions and productivity increases of 50%.

2020 163

CHAdeMO to CCS adapter

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Parts VendorsCHAdeMO to Combo 1 adapter, CHAdeMO to Combo 2 adapter, Our official website : www.electway-charger.com.

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SpaceX is building launch pad tanks out of Starship parts and that’s a big deal

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SpaceX has begun installing the first of numerous propellant storage tanks at its first orbital South Texas launch facilities – a mostly ordinary and expected step made extraordinary by the fact that those tanks will be built out of Starship parts.

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SEAT implements self-driven robots to automate outdoor parts transport; ASTI Tribot with SLAM navigation

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To date, eight AGVs are operating outside the production workshops at the Martorell plant to automate the transport of parts. The new vehicles join the 200 AGVs that are delivering parts inside the assembly workshops at the Martorell and Barcelona factories.

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Cranfield: switching from aluminum to zinc alloys could greatly improve longevity and sustainability of automotive parts

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A new study by researchers at Cranfield University in the UK finds that switching from aluminum to zinc alloys in the production of automotive parts could greatly enhance their longevity and sustainability. The zinc alloy proved to be a more sustainable and higher performing option, when considering measures such as the environmental impact caused by the extraction of the metal and the quality of the parts it produces.

2020 188

UPS forms subsidiary and applies for FAA Part 135 certification to operate drone delivery unit

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UPS has applied to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Part 135 certification to operate commercial drone flights in the UPS network under a subsidiary business called UPS Flight Forward, Inc. FAA grants the authority to operate on-demand, unscheduled air service via the Part 135 certificate. In contrast to more-limited FAA certifications for of drone flights for by other companies, UPS Flight Forward would operate under the FAA’s standard Part 135 certification.

2019 223

Airbus installs first 3D-printed titanium part on series-production commercial aircraft; part manufactured by Arconic

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Arconic is 3D printing these parts for Airbus’s newest widebody aircraft at Arconic’s additive manufacturing facility in Austin, Texas. This first installation of a 3D printed titanium part on a series production Airbus commercial aircraft marks a milestone for additive manufacturing in aerospace. 3D-printed parts, including metal printed cabin brackets and bleed pipes, are already flying on Airbus A320neo and A350 XWB test aircraft.

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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. Motor Vehicles and Component Parts employers are defined as any firms that contribute to the manufacture, wholesale distribution, transport, and repair and maintenance of gasoline, diesel, hybrid, electric, natural gas, hydrogen and fuel cell, or other vehicle technologies. More than 2 million employees in the sector worked with conventional gasoline and diesel vehicles in 2018, up 1.4%

2019 207

Daimler first automotive company to test UBQ’s climate-positive thermoplastic material in auto parts

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Daimler announced a trial and development partnership with Israeli cleantech company UBQ Materials to explore the use of UBQ’s climate-positive material in the production of automobile parts.

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BMW investing €400M in new vehicle assembly at Munich plant as part of shift to electromobility; engine production being concentrated at Steyr and Hams Hall

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The BMW Group is speeding up the shift towards electromobility and strengthening its global network for production of electrified vehicles. The company is investing €400 million in a new vehicle assembly at the main plant in Munich.

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Be part of something bigger.

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Try Amazon feel-good shopping. Your purchases can provide financial support for the Electric Auto Association. With today’s climate crisis, rapidly rising interest in electric vehicles (EVs), and a new U.S.

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Tesla Model 3: what parts breakdown says about high-volume electric car

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parts suppliers assembly Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Tesla CEO Elon Musk has aspirations of vertically integrating his companies as much as possible, trying to avoid traditional suppliers wherever he can. While Tesla has been successful in developing things like their electric motors in-house, the company still relies on others for many of the components that go into its cars. The Model 3 was.

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Daimler, partners building next-gen additive manufacturing process pilot production line for spare parts

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Retainer of the truck diesel engine—the first spare part of the partner pilot project NextGenAM, from Daimler, Premium AEROTEC and EOS. The key for production is a scalable additive production chain, which is fully automated right through to the point where the printed parts are mechanically sawn off the build platform. A driverless transport system and robots ensure the smooth movement of the parts through every stage of the production line.

2019 199

BMW, Jaguar and Porsche invest in mobility startup Urgent.ly as part of $21M round; roadside assistance

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—a global digital roadside assistance platform—as part of a $21-million Series B round. BMW i Ventures; InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund; and Porsche Ventures have invested in US-based Urgent.ly—a The funding round, which also saw participation from current investors, was oversubscribed. Urgent.ly’s s solution combines location-based services, real-time data, AI and machine-to-machine communication.

2019 216

BASF develops engineering plastic with optimized sliding friction properties; for automotive parts in contact with hot oil

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BASF is launching an engineering plastic that is particularly suited for automotive parts that come into contact with hot oil. The new polyethersulfone (PESU) Ultrason E0510 C2TR is particularly suited for automotive parts that come into contact with hot oil. Ultrason E0510 C2TR enables the manufacture of various car parts that come into contact with oil: oil pumps, oil control pistons, pressure valves and high-speed components in automatic or manual gearboxes.

2020 174

fitting parts.

DIY Electric Car

Parts have arrived all in good shape. The interesting part of working off of someone else’s wiring/ prefabricated parts is in reconfiguring the fit. Today I mounted the switch box., connected the primary and secondary circuits to the controller , mounted shunt on the motor. And played around with the brake pump. Jr sent me most of the 2-0 gauge jumpers that he had used in his car but they weren’t quite right, but some did fit.

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SEAT part of EU €1.6B Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) on Urban Mobility consortium

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The European Union has chosen the MOBILus consortium, comprising the city of Barcelona, SEAT and 46 other cities, businesses and universities in 15 European countries, to develop the Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) on Urban Mobility, an initiative that is tasked with developing innovations in urban mobility in the European Union. The Knowledge and Innovation Community on Urban Mobility will have a duration of between 7 and 15 years and require a financial investment of up to €1.6

2018 237

BMW i Ventures invests in data wrangler Trifacta as part of $100M round

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The BMW i Ventures investment is part of a $100-million capital raise that includes other new investors Telstra Ventures, Energy Impact Partners, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, and ABN AMRO Digital Impact Fund. BMW i Ventures announced an investment in Trifacta , a leader in data wrangling. The round also includes additional investment from existing investors including Accel Partners, Cathay Innovation, Google, Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners, and Infosys.

2019 188

Carbon and Automobili Lamborghini partner to manufacture digitally auto parts at scale

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Lamborghini’s first production parts using Carbon’s technology are a new textured fuel cap with the Urus label and a clip component for an air duct. Both parts are on Lamborghini’s Super SUV, the Urus model, which was first introduced in 2018. Parts printed with DLS are much more like injection-molded parts than conventional 3D-printed parts, Carbon says. As a sequence of UV images are projected, the part solidifies and the build platform rises.

2019 177

Volkswagen Group Components supplying numerous components and parts for the production of the Volkswagen ID.3

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The Brunswick plant develops and produces the battery system, further sites deliver castings and other parts. The Group Components plant in Kassel supplies electric drives and platform parts for the ID.3. All parts for the electric drive are put together at the Kassel plant, including the parts from the component plants in Salzgitter, Pozna? In addition to the electric drive, load-bearing components and body parts are also produced in Kassel for the ID.3:

2019 177

Adelaide study suggests driverless cars could lead to more traffic congestion partly because of drivers’ attitudes

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New research from the University of Adelaide suggests that driverless cars could worsen traffic congestion in the coming decades, partly because of drivers’ attitudes to the emerging technology and a lack of willingness to share their rides. Using the City of Adelaide as a test model, researchers surveyed more than 500 commuters, including a mix of those who travel to work by car and public transport, and modeled the potential impacts.

2019 174

Henkel and RLE International demonstrate lightweighting potential in hybrid automotive body parts

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In a comprehensive joint study, Henkel and RLE International have examined and validated the potential of high-performance structural foam for lightweighting in automotive body and closure parts. Body components—and especially closures —have always been in the focus of lightweighting in automotive engineering, since they form some of the biggest parts of vehicles.

2019 177

How a tire company is doing its part to recycle and reuse; Michelin’s TREC

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Companies will attract negative attention for not doing their part to help protect the environment—potentially risking a loss in profits due to a shrinking consumer base because of their environmental decisions. million to Michelin and SDTech as part of the French government “Investing in the Future” program. The project has two parts: TREC Regeneration and TREC Alcohol. by Derek Peterson.

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Mazda develops first cold-stamped parts using 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel; to be applied across the lineup starting with Mazda3

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Mazda Motor Corporation, working separately with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation and JFE Steel Corporation, has developed the world’s first cold-stamped vehicle body parts made from 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel. The parts are used in Mazda’s new-generation Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture, which will underpin upcoming models starting from the all-new Mazda3. Parts using 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel.

2019 264

DOE awards $4M to carbon capture and storage projects selected as part of ACT

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) announced $4 million in federal funding for national laboratories to collaborate with international partners on seven projects out of the 12 that were selected as a part of the Accelerating Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies (ACT) Initiative.

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Electric Vehicle Parts

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List of electric vehicle parts, with explanations, that Paul used in his $2200 VW Bug conversion

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