Tier IV raises $9M from Quanta Computer to develop reference model for ECUs for autonomous driving

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This latest funding engages Quanta Computer and Tier IV to develop a new reference model of electronic control units (ECUs) for autonomous driving. The strategic collaboration of Quanta Computer and Tier IV will discover a desired specification for those ECUs as a reference model based on the best practice integration of Autoware, a full-stack open-source software platform for autonomous driving. Tier IV , Inc. has raised about $9 million from Quanta Computer, Inc.

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Qualcomm announces Connected Car Reference Platform

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announced the Qualcomm Connected Car Reference Platform aimed at accelerating the adoption of advanced and complex connectivity into the next-generation of connected cars. The Connected Car Reference Platform allows automakers and their suppliers to explore, prototype and commercialize connectivity designs using modules and solutions offered based on Qualcomm Technologies' roadmap. Qualcomm expects the Connected Car Reference Platform to be available by the end of 2016.

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Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture workshop

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The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) Intelligent Transportation System Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) will host a free Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA) public workshop meeting to discuss and solicit feedback on preliminary architecture viewpoint drafts and to gain important feedback from the stakeholders who will be involved in manufacturing, developing, deploying, operating, or maintaining the connected vehicle technologies and applications.

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USDOT releases integrated ITS Reference Architecture with connected vehicle capabilities

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The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office has released of the first version of the ITS National Reference Architecture to fully incorporate connected vehicle capabilities in detail. of the Architecture Reference for Cooperative and Intelligent Transportation (ARC-IT) and its accompanying software tools are available at no cost from www.arc-it.net.

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DOT releases Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture v2.0

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The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) has updated the Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA) and the Systems Engineering Tool for Intelligent Transportation (SET-IT) to Version 2.0.

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Renesas and Cohda collaborating on V2V and V2I communications; V2X reference solution available in 2017

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By bringing together Renesas’ V2X R-Car system-on-chips (SoCs) and Cohda Wireless’ V2X and CAV software solutions, the companies deliver a V2X reference solution that supports European and North American communications standards for V2X system development. Renesas has established an ecosystem with Cohda Wireless to offer a reference solution that will contribute to the acceleration of V2X system development.

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Taoglas launches low-profile, compact multi-antenna reference design for the next generation of connected car

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Taoglas, a leading provider of automotive, IoT and GNSS antenna products, introduced Axiom, a reference design for a low-profile, compact multiple-antenna solution for the next generation of Connected Cars. The reference design will help automobile manufacturers overcome one of the biggest challenges of the Connected Car: where and how to place the multitude of antennas needed for maximum performance.

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TI reference design adds Wi-Fi capability to electric vehicle charging stations

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Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the first reference design that adds Wi-Fi connectivity to an electric vehicle (EV) charging station. The new reference design uses TI’s SimpleLink Wi-Fi wireless microcontroller (MCU) technology that allows design engineers to create stations that intelligently charge at non-peak times or detect and communicate when a charging station is available.

2016 60

OmniVision’s new automotive reference design system (ARDS) for automotive imaging system development

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a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, announced the availability of an automotive reference design system (ARDS) that provides a plug-and-play platform for developing automotive imaging systems. OmniVision Technologies, Inc., The modular approach of OmniVision’s ARDS allows automotive imaging-system and software developers to mix and match image sensors, image signal processors and long-distance serializer modules.

2017 60

2011 Nissan Leaf: Your Ultimate Reference Guide

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Here at AllCarsElectric.com we've covered a lot of news featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. So much, in fact, that it may be difficult keeping track of them all. What we thought may help is an index page of all of our favorite articles featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. Bookmark it in your browser or rss reader, as we'll be updating it every time a new

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Sugar-derived levulinic esters and cyclic ether show superior anti-knock quality to Euro95 reference gasoline

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A team from The Netherlands and the US reports that the sugar-derived levulinic esters methyl levulinate (ML) and ethyl levulinate (EL) and the sugar-derived cyclic ether (furfuryl ethyl ether (FEE) demonstrate superior anti-knock quality (in 10% blends) to a reference Euro95 gasoline. The sugar-derived ethyl tetrahydrofurfuryl ether (ETE), another cyclic ether, conversely, performed markedly worse than the reference fuel on both setups.

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ams AG introduces reference board for 48V automotive battery monitoring system

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ams AG, a leading provider of high performance sensors and analog ICs, has introduced launched a reference board for a small, high-performance and simple 48V automotive battery monitoring system. The new battery monitoring reference board from ams shows that 48V power systems in vehicles do not have to be complex or difficult to implement.

2015 73

ITM Power launching enhanced Power-to-Gas range; two new reference plants in Germany

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ITM Power announced two new reference plant sales in Germany to two Technical Universities; both orders are based on the HPac platform for use in Power-to-Gas applications. The reference plant is particularly important for ITM Power in the German market and with those organizations which advise the Germany Energy Ministry. ITM Power will have four reference plant installations in Germany, including those announced here.

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2012 Mitsubishi 'i': Your Ultimate Reference Guide

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Mitsubishi's 2012 i-MiEV has been in development and testing for some time now, so there's a lot of information to keep track of. The tiny egg-shaped electric car, with four doors and four seats, is expected to arrive in the U.S. for 2012, though it's already on sale in Japan, and just entering some European markets now. Since our 2011 Nissan Leaf

2011 Nissan Leaf: Your Ultimate Reference Guide (Updated)

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Here at AllCarsElectric.com we've covered a lot of news featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. So much, in fact, that it may be difficult keeping track of them all. What we thought may help is an index page of all of our favorite articles featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. Bookmark it in your browser or rss reader, as we'll be updating it every time a new

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JV greenlights commercial small-scale GTL plant in Oklahoma using Velocys technology; commercial reference site

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It will provide a commercial reference site for the Velocys technology and will deploy a number of Velocys’ full-scale Fischer-Tropsch reactors. Velocys plc announced that the final investment decision (FID) has been made to proceed with construction of a commercial small-scale GTL plant using its technology.

NPL novel reference electrode shows that cathode, not anode, is source of potential decay in PEM water electrolyzers

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Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in the UK have developed a novel reference electrode for polymer electrolyte membrane water electrolyzers (PEMWEs) and used it to measure the electrochemical surface area (ECSA) of Pt catalysts in situ for the first time. Reference electrode configuration. NPL’s reference electrode avoids these problems by connecting directly to the active region of the cell through holes drilled into the end plates of the cell.

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Freescale introduces three reference designs for wireless charging for mobile devices

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Freescale Semiconductor has introduced three reference designs for wireless charging for high-capacity, single- and multi-cell battery packs. Reference design for tablets. The reference design consists of two main components: a transmitter mat and a receiver embedded inside the back cover of the tablet. Reference design for smart phones. Freescale is introducing a wireless charging reference design to address the needs of the smart phone market.

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Consortium seeks to show total cost of EVs can be less than combustion engine reference car

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In both cases, utilization of the vehicles is planned to be increased, such that the electric vehicle will be less expensive than the reference car with a combustion engine at the end of the project. We are looking for applications in which electric vehicles are cheaper than a reference car with a combustion engine. EVs for use by Michelin and Siemens staffers in the project. Photo: Sandra Göttisheim) Click to enlarge.

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SG Biofuels applying 1.6M genetic markers to Jatropha reference genome

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SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company using breeding and biotechnology to develop elite hybrid seeds of Jatropha, is applying more than 1.6 million genetic markers (SNPs) for Jatropha curcas toward the development of marker assisted selection (MAS) methods to produce elite, high-performing cultivars of the energy crop. The company made the announcement during its presentation at the Biowise 2011 conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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2012 Mitsubishi 'i' Electric Car: Ultimate Reference Guide

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The 2012 Mitsubishi "i" electric car has been around in one form or another for several years now, so there's a lot of information to keep track of. The tiny egg-shaped electric car, with four doors and four seats, is expected to arrive in the U.S. in November 2011, though it's already on sale in Japan, and also present in some European markets

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First reference installation of Opcon Waste Heat Recovery technology for ships; potential for 5–10% fuel savings

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Opcon, in collaboration with Wallenius Marine, recently completed the first reference installation of its Waste Heat Recovery technology for ocean-going vessels in a project supported by the Swedish Energy Agency. For this first reference installation aboard the Large Car-Truck Carrier (LCTC) MV Figaro , IMO 9505041, fuel savings are expected to be around 4-6%, but the potential in other installations is 5-10%, according to Opcon. The MV Figaro. Click to enlarge.

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UPDATED: 2011 Nissan Leaf: Your Ultimate Reference Guide

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Here at AllCarsElectric.com we've covered a lot of news featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. So much, in fact, that it may be difficult keeping track of them all. What we thought may help is an index page of all of our favorite articles featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. Bookmark it in your browser or rss reader, as we'll be updating it every time a new

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2011 Nissan Leaf: Your Ultimate Reference Guide (Updated)

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Here at AllCarsElectric.com we've covered a lot of news featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. So much, in fact, that it may be difficult keeping track of them all. What we thought may help is an index page of all of our favorite articles featuring the 2011 Nissan Leaf. Bookmark it in your browser or rss reader, as we'll be updating it every time a new

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2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: Your Ultimate Reference Guide

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Mitsubishi's 2012 i-MiEV has been in development and testing for some time now, so there's a lot of information to keep track of. The tiny egg-shaped electric car, with four doors and four seats, is expected to arrive in the U.S. for 2012, though it's already on sale in Japan, and just entering some European markets now. Since our 2011 Nissan Leaf

California ARB posts additional ethanol fuel sub-pathway for POET under LCFS; lower CIs than the reference pathway

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These values are lower than the corresponding reference pathway CIs from the LCFS Lookup table: two Midwestern, natural-gas-fired, pathways. DGS reference pathway has a CI of 98.40 POET’s sub-pathways achieve lower CI values relative to the reference.

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New Joint Research Centre Reference Report sets out options for reducing emissions from shipping

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This new JRC Reference Report contributes to raising awareness of the environmental impacts, including on health, of world-wide shipping. —JRC Reference Report. JRC Reference Reports represent a JRC view on a subject for which the JRC has recognized expertise. They provide a reference for political decision-makers, the research community, stakeholders and an informed but non-specialist audience.

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Freescale Introduces Advanced Meter Reference Design Built on Optimized Microcontroller Technology; Engineered for Smart Grid Applications

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Freescale is introducing a turnkey metering reference design built upon an advanced microcontroller (MCU) customized for the electrical metering market at the Metering Europe Conference and Exhibition, Oct. The polyphase reference design, based on Freescale’s advanced MCF51EM256 ColdFire MCU, is a cost-optimized implementation of a single-phase or three-phase smart electrical meter.

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Scientists call for careful use of time scales, reference dates and statistical approaches in analyzing climate change trends to avoid distortion and hampering of response

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Demonstrating that the use of different time scales, reference dates, and statistical approaches can generate highly disparate results in climate reports, scientists at the University of Alaska Anchorage argue that careful use of these tools is critical for correctly interpreting and reporting climatic trends in Alaska and other polar regions. Reference dates. Interpolated surfaces showing the change in mean annual temperature across Alaska for three different time series: 1949?2009,

EIA 2035 reference case projects drop in US imports of petroleum due to modest economic growth, increased efficiency, growing domestic oil production, and biofuels

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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Reference case projections for US energy markets through 2035. The Reference case projections include only the effects of policies that have been implemented in law or final regulations. While the reference case generally assumes current laws and regulations, there are some gray areas. World oil prices rise in the Reference case, as pressure from growth in global demand continues.

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Researcher urges more effort on assessment of land and water impacts of oil sands production; reference point for other unconventional fuels

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Bitumen production from the Canadian oil sands provides a point of reference that could be used to observe and better manage the land and water impacts of a rapid transition to unconventional fuels, suggests Dr. Sarah Jordaan of the Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University.

EIA Energy Outlook 2013 reference case sees drop in fossil fuel consumption as use of petroleum-based liquid fuels falls; projects 20% higher sales of hybrids and PHEVs than AEO2012

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The US Energy Information Administration released its Annual Energy Outlook 2013 (AEO2013) Reference case (the Early Release ), which highlights a growth in total US energy production that exceeds growth in total US energy consumption through 2040. Among its many findings, the Reference case suggests that US primary energy consumption will grow by 7% from 2011 to 2040 to 108 quadrillion Btu. million FFV sales in the AEO2012 Reference case. Changes to Reference case.

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EIA Energy Outlook 2010 Reference Case Projects Moderate Growth in US Energy Consumption, Greater Use of Renewables, and Reduced Oil and Natural Gas Imports

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Existing US policies that stress energy efficiency and alternative fuels, together with higher energy prices, will curb energy consumption growth and shift the energy mix toward renewable fuels, according to the reference case for the Annual Energy Outlook 2010 ( AEO2010 ) released by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). The reference case projections do not include the effects of potential future policies that have not yet become law—e.g.,

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GM interested in electric air taxi market

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The report, based on information from two people familiar with the matter, follows GM CEO Mary Barra's brief reference to air taxis at a conference Monday. General Motors is exploring the use of its Ultium modular battery system in electric air taxis, Reuters reported Tuesday.

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Toyota Lunar Cruiser could take hydrogen fuel-cell tech to the moon

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The name is a reference to the Toyota Land Cruiser SUV, which has built up a reputation over several decades for off-road prowess. In 2019, Toyota and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced plans for a hydrogen fuel-cell lunar rover, to launch later in the decade.

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Hyundai reboots Ioniq as an EV brand, starting with Ioniq 5 crossover in fall 2021

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Starting now, the Ioniq name will refer to much more than Hyundai’s long-awaited answer to the Toyota Prius. Hyundai announced Monday morning in South Korea that a new Ioniq brand will spawn an entire family of fully electric vehicles that will include production models based on the well-received Prophecy sport-sedan concept and retro-styled

2020 77

Kia Stinger sport sedan might switch to electric, hints design boss

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As the technology goes towards EVs and as the world and its appetite for these types of cars changes, the concept probably has to evolve as well," Habib said in reference to the Stinger.

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Top reasons to lease an electric car

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Two-thirds of people expect electric cars to be the norm and referred to simply as cars by the year 2030, according to Go Ultra Low

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Study: Particulate emissions from tire wear is higher than from tailpipes

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Particulate matter refers to solid material emitted by vehicles. Tire and brake wear could be the next front of emissions testing, according to Emissions Analytics, an organization that conducts independent emissions tests. Emissions Analytics found that emissions of particulate matter from tire wear can be 1,000 times worse than from tailpipes. emissions

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Audi Q4 Sportback E-Tron, Toyota RAV4 Prime premiums, Porsche plug-in hybrid review: The Week in Reverse

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Which automaker referred to the “diminishing returns” of heavy batteries to power big electric SUVs? An automaker bearing what familiar design-savvy name garnered renewed attention this week?

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Hot Wheels helps feed Tesla Cybertruck hunger with electric toys

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Hot Wheels will release radio-control Cybertruck models in two sizes—1:64 scale and 1:10 scale, referring to the size of the model in. The Tesla Cybertruck generated quite a lot of buzz when it was unveiled in November 2019.

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Report: 2024 Volvo XC100 Recharge EV will embrace SUV-coupe trend

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While the term "coupe" traditionally refers to a two-door Volvo will embrace the SUV-coupe trend started by German luxury automakers with its own electric contender, according to a new report. The 2024 Volvo XC100 Recharge will follow the SUV-coupe template by combining a tall, high-riding body with a low roofline, according to Motor Trend.

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Talking Teslas might warn pedestrians—and perhaps express a bit more

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Pedestrian warning sounds for electric cars are sometimes a fun extension of the vehicle; but they’re more often dissonant with the rest of the experience—a bit like a bongo drum at the opera, or a geeky science fiction reference thrown out in the middle of golf-course outing.

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