Christmas Presents

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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

Fastcharge consortium presents prototype for 450 kW charging station; Porsche research vehicle charges at 400 kW

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In Germany, the FastCharge research consortium ( earlier post ) has presented a prototype for a charging station with an output of up to 450 kW in Jettingen-Scheppach, located near the A8 motorway between Ulm and Augsburg.

2018 118

Solaris to present new generation hydrogen bus

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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 121

Hyundai presents Kona Electric crossover and NEXO fuel cell SUV

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Hyundai presented its new 2019 Kona Electric crossover (introduced in March at the New York Auto Show, earlier post ) and 2019 NEXO fuel cell SUV (showcased at CES in January, earlier post ) to US media at a driving introduction in Los Angeles.

2018 108

Bombardier Transportation presents a new battery-operated train

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Bombardier Transportation has introduced a new battery-operated train: the BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 train. The new battery-operated train is the first of its kind to enter passenger operation in Europe in more than 60 years.

2018 120

Schaeffler startup to present near-production Bio-Hybrid at CES 2019; cargo and passenger versions

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Bio-Hybrid GmbH , a company belonging to the Schaeffler Group, will present the near-production Bio-Hybrid ( earlier post )—a new, modern form of personal urban mobility and means of transportation—at CES 2019.

2018 89

The Top Gear presenters that time forgot

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Well, the 2019 Top Gear presenter line-up has been announced, with Lancashire pair Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff replacing Matt LeBlanc when he steps down at the end of the next season

2019 54

Audi, Airbus and Italdesign present flying, driving model prototype of flying taxi/autonomous EV concept

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Audi, Airbus and Italdesign are presenting for the first time a flying and driving prototype of “Pop.Up Next”. This innovative concept for a flying taxi combines a self-driving electric car with a passenger drone.

2018 94

MAN Truck & Bus presents electric delivery truck CitE at IAA 2018

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At the IAA 2018, MAN Truck & Bus is presenting the MAN CitE 15-tonne electric truck concept, designed specifically for city cargo traffic. Using this agile approach, the MAN CitE could thus be implemented in a period of only 18 months and finally presented ready to drive at the IAA 2018.

2018 120

Volvo Trucks presents Vera autonomous electric vehicle for future transport solutions

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Volvo Trucks unveiled Vera : an autonomous, electric vehicle that can operate with significantly less exhaust emissions and low noise levels. Vera is controlled and monitored via a cloud-based service, and has the potential to make transportation safer, cleaner and more efficient.

2018 134

Volkswagen presents the chassis for the electric ID family; focus on affordability; strategic importance of MEB

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Volkswagen has presented the chassis of its new electric model family ID to the public for the first time, and offered an initial look at its platform strategy for electric cars.

2018 118

NEVS presents Saab 9-3 EV prototype

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the company working to resurrect the Saab brand, presented the Saab 9-3 Electric Vehicle as designed and produced as part of a prototype series in Trollhättan. We are happy to present the result of NEVS engineering into a real Saab EV product.

2014 143

Peugeot presents its plug-in hybrid gasoline systems for 3008 and 508

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Peugeot is introducing gasoline plug-in hybrid systems for the Peugeot 3008 and 508 and 508 SW engines. The HYBRID engine and the HYBRID4 (four-wheel-drive) engine will be available for the second quarter of 2019. Peugeot 3008 PHEV. The 1.6L

2018 108

Nine Ways to Make More Sales This Year

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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 112

Audi presents results of diesel assessment to KBA

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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

Dana presenting VariGlide beltless transmission technology at International VDI Conference

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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

Volvo Trucks presents second electric truck model in three weeks: Volvo FE Electric

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Just three weeks after the unveiling of Volvo Trucks’ first all-electric truck, the Volvo FL Electric ( earlier post ), the company is expanding its product range with a second electric truck.

2018 113

TOAR shows present-day global ozone distribution and trends relevant to health; public database

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Warm season average present-day daily maximum ozone levels (AVGMDA8) at urban (left) and non-urban sites (right). Ozone levels across much of North America and Europe dropped significantly between 2000 and 2014.

2018 110

Audi presents results of diesel assessment to KBA

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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

BMW presents solar carport concept for i models

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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 136

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

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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

TU Delft student team presents Forze VII hydrogen racer

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

GreenGT to present H2 fuel cell racer on Paul Ricard Circuit

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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 131

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

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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 159

Purdue Presents the evGrandPrix

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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

2010 46

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

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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 152

KIT presenting modular battery concept for electric bus

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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 106

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

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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

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

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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 83

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

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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 99

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

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Now we are presenting an exciting and progressive concept car.

2017 78

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

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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

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

2017 83

Renault presents new hybrid power unit for F1 in 2014

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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 100

Weekly Wheelspin: Missing Christmas presents explained, FCA woes, gift ideas for all ages, Wrangler reviewed and more

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As 2018 draws to a close, and we attempt to make ourselves look pretty for the ContractHireAndLeasing Christmas party, it’s easy to feel a little underprepared for the festive period

2018 41

DOE presenting webinar on SAE hydrogen fueling standardization

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) will present a live webinar (register here ) titled “Introduction to SAE Hydrogen Fueling Standardization” on Thursday, September 11, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The webinar will provide an overview of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standards and how they are applied to hydrogen fueling for fuel cell electric vehicles. Earlier post.).

2014 76

ATS presents OTA Plus at Automotive Linux Summit in Tokyo

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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

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

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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 76

Volkswagen to present new long-wheelbase Tiguan at Detroit show

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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

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

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

2016 96