Solaris to present new generation hydrogen bus

Green Car Congress

Solaris Bus & Coach has announced the Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen, a new generation hydrogen fuel cell bus. The official premiere of the vehicle is slated for 2019.

2018 123

Christmas Presents

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Santa was good to me this year. I received a Link-10 battery monitor from my parents. I don't think they understand what it does and why it costs so much, but okay, they got it for me anyway. The items on the right came from Belktronix. The wires on the upper left are the Link-10 voltage prescaler.

2008 130

Audi presents results of diesel assessment to KBA

Green Car Congress

The United States and Canada are not affected by the findings of the internal Audi investigations presented today. Following the conclusion of internal technical analyses of all its V TDI engines, Audi has passed on its essential findings to the German Federal Motor Vehicle Transport Authority (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt, KBA) as the responsible authority. The details will be discussed over the coming weeks.

2018 68

Nine Ways to Make More Sales This Year

Green Car Congress

Sales coach customer follow up presentation product prospect prospecting referrals seminars service skills speeches training webinars workshopsIf “Make more sales” is on your New Year’s Resolutions list (and I’m betting that it is), the question becomes “How, exactly?”

2018 113

Audi presents results of diesel assessment to KBA

Green Car Congress

The United States and Canada are not affected by the findings of the internal Audi investigations presented today. Following the conclusion of internal technical analyses of all its V TDI engines, Audi has passed on its essential findings to the German Federal Motor Vehicle Transport Authority (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt, KBA) as the responsible authority. The details will be discussed over the coming weeks.

2018 60

Dana presenting VariGlide beltless transmission technology at International VDI Conference

Green Car Congress

Dana Holding Corporation will present its VariGlide planetary variator for beltless continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) at the International VDI Conference, to be held 21-22 June 2016, in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

2016 112

Renault presents new 1.3L TCe engine at Geneva; co-developed with Daimler; ~1M units per year

Green Car Congress

Renault is presenting the new turbocharged gasoline 1.3 TCe engine, co-developed by the Alliance and Daimler, at the Geneva Motor Show. The new unit will feature under the hoods of Captur and Scénic, and will become available for other Renault models in the course of 2018.

2018 96

In addition to 48V hybrid, VW presents new EA 288 Evo diesel 12V mild hybrid & TGI Evo natural gas engines

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen showcased three new drive systems at the Vienna Motor Symposium: the new 48 V mild hybrid system that will debut on the eighth-generation Golf in 2019 ( earlier post ); new high-tech diesel engines that will also be available as hybrid variants; and an advanced natural gas engine.

2018 102

TU Delft student team presents Forze VII hydrogen racer

Green Car Congress

TU Delft student team Forze presented the Forze VII hydrogen racer to the public for the first time on Sunday during the Gamma Racing Day at the TT Circuit in Assen.

2016 78

AISIN presenting wireless torque measurement solution with TECAT sensor

Green Car Congress

AISIN Technical Center of America (ATCA) will present a wireless torque measurement solution featuring TECAT Performance System ’s WISER 2030 sensor system at the 2016 SAE World Congress this week in Detroit.

2016 78

BMW presents solar carport concept for i models

Green Car Congress

The international media launch of the BMW i8 in Los Angeles will include the presentation of a solar carport concept developed by BMW Group DesignworksUSA for the use of renewable energy.

2014 109

Porsche presents new 919 Hybrid LMP1 racer; 800V battery technology

Green Car Congress

Two days before the official Prologue for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Paul Ricard, France, Porsche presented its new 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car for the 2016 season.

2016 83

MAHLE to present highly efficient 48V electric vehicle concept at IAA: MEET

Green Car Congress

At IAA the next evolutionary stage with 20 kW and 80 N·m per motor will be presented. MAHLE has developed a highly efficient 48-volt electric vehicle concept for urban mobility.

2017 85

Volkswagen presents new I.D. CROZZ II battery-electric SUV concept; on sale in 2020

Green Car Congress

CROZZ was presented in Shanghai in April 2017. At the traditional Volkswagen Group Night event on the evening before the International Motor Show (IAA) opens in Frankfurt, the Volkswagen brand staged the world premiere of the newest I.D. CROZZ electric concept vehicle. The I.D.

2017 83

Lamborghini presents electric super sports car design concept, developed in collaboration with MIT labs

Green Car Congress

Now we are presenting an exciting and progressive concept car.

2017 78

Continental presenting eHorizon swarm intelligence system for two-wheelers at CES 2017

Green Car Congress

Continental will use the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this coming January as the venue to present the eHorizon system for two-wheelers.

2016 101

TUM, partners to present electric aCar prototype at IAA; transport for sub-Saharan Africa

Green Car Congress

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and partners will present their new prototype of an electric four-wheel drive utility vehicle designed for Africa—the aCar — at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt next month.

GKN Driveline presents fully integrated compact eDrive system in Shanghai; less weight, lower cost, easier integration

Green Car Congress

GKN Driveline has presented an advanced technology concept for a fully integrated, compact eDrive system at the 2017 Auto Shanghai motor show.

2017 83

Ford researchers to present paper on fast-charging Li-ion batteries at SAE WCX

Green Car Congress

At the upcoming WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience (the re-imagined SAE World Congress) in April, Xiao Yang and Ted Miller from Ford will present a paper on the fast recharge capability of Li-ion batteries and its effect on capacity degradation.

2017 78

ATS presents OTA Plus at Automotive Linux Summit in Tokyo

Green Car Congress

ATS Advanced Telematic Systems, a German automotive-focused software company specializing in open source and open-standards-based software solutions for the mobility industry, will present its OTA solution, OTA Plus, at the Automotive Linux Summit, 13 and 14 July, in Tokyo.

2016 60

Schaeffler presents high-performance 48V concept mild hybrid vehicle at Aachen

Green Car Congress

As part of the 25 th Aachen Colloquium this week in Germany, Schaeffler is unveiling the “Schaeffler High Performance 48 Volt” concept vehicle.

2016 98

Argonne using machine learning to optimize designing and manufacturing of new products; HD engine simulation presented at WCX

Green Car Congress

In the latest example of the work, the Argonne team, with colleagues from Convergent Science and Aramco Research, presented a paper at the WCX 16 SAE World Congress Experience on using a machine learning genetic algorithm (ML-GA) on a heavy-duty engine (Cummins ISX15) simulation. In the study presented at WCX, the team used a novel ML-GA to perform numerical optimization of a gasoline compression ignition (GCI) engine operating with a low-octane gasoline-like fuel.

2018 68

Volkswagen to present new long-wheelbase Tiguan at Detroit show

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen will unveil the new long-wheelbase variant of its Tiguan SUV in a world premiere at the beginning of January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Beginning in the early part of summer, the longer Tiguan—with up to seven seats—will be launched successively in North America, China and Europe. The European version of the long Tiguan will be given the added designation “Allspace”, while the models for North America and China will simply be called “Tiguan”.

2016 60

Students of Eindhoven University of Technology are presenting bio-composite car

Green Car Congress

Students from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have designed and built a car made of bio-composite. The car, “Lina”, features chassis, bodywork and interior all made of natural materials.

2017 83

Torotrak to present extreme engine downsizing solution at Dresden supercharging conference

Green Car Congress

At the 21 st Supercharging Conference in Dresden next week, Torotrak Group will present results from engine testing that verify previous claims for V-Charge, a variable drive mechanical supercharger. The presentation includes full load, part load and transient test results.

2016 83

MINI to present MINI Electric Concept design study at the IAA; all-electric production model in 2019

Green Car Congress

MINI will present the new MINI Electric Concept design study at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt am Main. MINI will present an all-electric series-production model in 2019.

2017 83

Renault presents the 235 mpg EOLAB prototype; plug-in “Z.E. Hybrid”; targeting production

Green Car Congress

Renault has presented EOLAB, a new prototype which explores ways to deliver ultra-low fuel consumption. Work to reduce the glass’s weight led to collaboration with Saint Gobain Sekurit with the aim of saving between 30 and 50% compared with present-day standards. EOLAB.

2014 124

Volkswagen, BASF present “Science Award Electrochemistry” to Dr. Jennifer Rupp from MIT; solid-state batteries

Green Car Congress

The award has been presented every year since 2012 and is targeted at scientists working in academic research all over the world. The BASF and Volkswagen international “ Science Award Electrochemistry 2017” ( earlier post ) this year goes to Dr. Jennifer Rupp at MIT. The jury of representatives from BASF, Volkswagen and academia selected her for her outstanding research results in the area of next-generation energy storage systems.

2017 60

GreenGT to present H2 fuel cell racer on Paul Ricard Circuit

Green Car Congress

On 27 June, during the French leg of the FIA WTCC, GreenGT will present the GreenGT H2, a hydrogen fuel cell racing car, on the Paul Ricard circuit.

2015 99

Renault presents new hybrid power unit for F1 in 2014

Green Car Congress

At the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, Renault presented its new power unit designed to the new technical regulations to be used in the FIA Formula One world champion ship from 2014 onwards: the Energy F1-2014. But again, SOC management presents a constraint to the usage of the electric propulsion. Renault’s hybrid power unit for F1 in 2014 includes a turbocharged, direct-injected 1.6L

2013 86

FCA presents Fiat 500 M15 (methanol); to be sold in Israel

Green Car Congress

At the Fuel Choices Summit in Israel this week, FCA presented the Fiat 500 M15—a retail-ready version of the Fiat 500 that runs on a blend of 85% gasoline and 15% methanol; is compliant with the Euro 6 New European Driving Cycle (NEDC); delivers a 2% CO 2 reduction compared with the same Euro 6 version of the vehicle running on gasoline; and maintains the same vehicle performance.

2016 76

Audi presents plug-in hybrid TT offroad concept car at Beijing; wireless charging

Green Car Congress

Audi is presenting an Audi TT offroad concept at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition. We chose to present the Audi TT offroad concept in China, our second domestic market, because it represents the urban mobility of tomorrow: It is sustainable, dynamic, intelligent and connected.

2014 114

Daimler Trucks NA presents new Class 8 Freightliner Cascadia with fuel efficiency improved up to 8%

Green Car Congress

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has presented its new heavy-duty truck flagship: the new Freightliner Cascadia. When developing the new Cascadia, the engineers set a priority goal of achieving significant fuel savings.

2016 78

BMW presents research application for inductive charging at CES

Green Car Congress

At CES, BMW is demonstrating a research application for inductive—i.e. wireless—battery charging using a BMW i8. Earlier this year, BMW and Daimler agreed jointly to develop and to implement one common technology for wireless recharging high-voltage batteries of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Earlier post.).

2015 71

KIT presenting modular battery concept for electric bus

Green Car Congress

At the upcoming IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will present a modular battery concept for the efficient operation of an electric bus; an electric city bus demonstrator will illustrate the concept. Design of the modular batteries. Source: KIT.

Kits 78

car2go Europe CEO presents six assumptions on the future of car sharing

Green Car Congress

Thomas Beermann, CEO of car2go Europe GmbH, has presented six assumptions on the future of car sharing: Free-floating car sharing is at the beginning of its development. Around eight years after the pilot project in Ulm, around 14,000 cars of the car sharing pioneer car2go are in use in major cities around the world.

2016 69

Volkswagen presents next gen W12 TSI; dual fuel injection, cylinder deactivation, start-stop

Green Car Congress

At the Vienna Motor Symposium, Friedrich Eichler, Head of Powertrain Development for the Volkswagen brand, presented the Volkswagen Group’s new top-end 6.0

2015 88

Purdue Presents the evGrandPrix

All Cars Electric

Is there any better way to encourage innovation than a contest? Offer a prize for inventing or improving something, whether there's a cash prize involved or not, and that most basic of human instincts — competitiveness — will kick in and take care of the rest. And if the intent is to motivate and inspire the next generation of scientists and green

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Infineon presents latest power modules for hybrid and electric vehicles; compact and higher power density

Green Car Congress

Infineon Technologies AG is presenting its latest power module family for hybrid and electric vehicles—HybridPACK Double Sided Cooling (DSC)—at the PCIM 2016 tradeshow.

2016 78

Bosch presenting new heat pump EV thermal management system at IAA; up to 25% increase in effective range

Green Car Congress

At IAA next week, automotive supplier Bosch is presenting a new heat-pump-based thermal management system for EVs that it says can enable an increase in effective range of up to 25% without modifications to the battery.

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