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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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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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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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.

2016 78

Qualcomm Technologies offering C-V2X chipset and reference design; first commercial solution

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a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated recenetly introduced its first-announced Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) commercial solution based on 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 14 specifications for PC5-based direct communications, the Qualcomm C-V2X Reference Design, which will feature the 9150 C-V2X chipset with integrated GNSS capability, and include an application processor running the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) V2X stack and a Hardware Security Module (HSM).

2017 68

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.

2017 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

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

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.

2017 60

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.

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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

2011 70

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

All Cars Electric

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

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. The MV Figaro. Click to enlarge.

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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.

2011 Nissan Leaf: Your Ultimate Reference Guide (Updated)

All Cars Electric

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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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.

2012 76

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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2012 Mitsubishi 'i' Electric Car: Ultimate Reference Guide

Green Car Reports

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

2011 67

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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UPDATED: 2011 Nissan Leaf: Your Ultimate Reference Guide

All Cars Electric

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)

All Cars Electric

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

All Cars Electric

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

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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Reference dates. A poor choice of reference dates could introduce bias into temperature trend estimations; specific climatic events or temperature anomalies can skew statistical means or cause a disproportionate influence when estimating trend lines.

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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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.

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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.

2010 71

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.

2009 68

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. Changes to Reference case.

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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 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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Volkswagen is tip of the iceberg in dieselgate emissions scandal

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He referred back to a report published last week by T On Wednesday, Greg Archer the Clean Vehicles Manager at Transport and Energy, wrote that the emissions testing cheating scandal at Volkswagen is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Volkswagen is tip of the iceberg in dieselgate emissions scandal

National Green Transportation

He referred back to a report published last week by T On Wednesday, Greg Archer the Clean Vehicles Manager at Transport and Energy, wrote that the emissions testing cheating scandal at Volkswagen is just the tip of the iceberg.

2015 67

A Few Words on Eco Terrorists, Cowards and Courage

Creative Greenius

Last night at the Hermosa Beach City Council meeting I heard an ignorant little man reference my favorite Edward Abbey book, “The Monkey Wrench Gang,” which I read the year it came out – in 1975 as a senior in high school.

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Rebuilding the Powerglide for E.V. use.

DIY Electric Car

We have no hood to remove, So Attach the lift chains and tighten it up to the point of lifting the car (looking at the frame for reference). The rebuild of a transmission actually starts when it is still in the vehicle. It begins when you first get the idea that your trusty box is not well. Any drive-ability information adds to the rebuilding process by helping you decide what needs the most attention. In this case we know that reverse works but it slips in both forward gears.

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric US debut: 250 miles of range from small electric hatchback

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While the company refers to the all-electric Kona as a "crossover". The biggest question around the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric has now been answered: it will have a rated range estimated at 250 miles on the U.S. test cycle. Hyundai debuted the U.S. version of the small all-electric hatchback on Wednesday at the New York auto show media days. New York Auto Show subcompact plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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The Real Reason for USA based Economic Recessions.

DIY Electric Car

This is also referred to as the ?tightening? The True Cause of Recessions: OIL. By Douglas A. Stansfield. Recently I had the opportunity to speak at the annual Pennsylvania Energy Festival ( [link] ) back in September of this year. I was asked to speak about the economic impact of our oil dependency and so I began researching this topic to see if I could draw some insightful conclusions.

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Parts order for Tesla Model 3 cut by 40 percent starting in December: report

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A tweet by Musk Thursday evening referred to the eighth circle of Hell and suggested he'd slept on the. Relatively few auto-company CEOs would publicly mention sleeping on the roof of one of their factory buildings. But Tesla CEO Elon Musk is not like most other chief executives of auto companies. Most also don't break news via tweet, for instance. Manufacturing Elon Musk Production assembly Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 68

EIA: projected US CO2 emissions vary up or down depending on coal and nuclear power plant retirements

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CO 2 emissions are significantly reduced when compared to the Reference case in side cases with accelerated coal retirements. The Accelerated Nuclear Retirements case projects CO 2 emissions that are 4% higher compared with the Reference case in 2040.

2014 93

Gas Mileage Keeps Rising: Record 23.8 MPG Average In 2012

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In this instance though, that gas mileage figure doesn't refer to a particular car--it refers to every car sold in 2012. Cars averaging 23.8 mpg don't usually get much coverage on GreenCarReports--they simply aren't that green. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute say the average fuel economy of all new

2013 66

Tesla Model X Sun Visor Design: Genius 'Delight' Or Overkill?

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That somewhat unusual remark referred to the features and complexity of new electric crossover utility vehicle. "I'm not sure anyone should have made this car," Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said at a press conference just before the debut of the Model X crossover last month. Musk said Tesla could have taken a more conservative approach and simply

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Toyota Mirai, Electric DeLorean Highlight Back To The Future Movie Anniversary

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You may have noticed that Back to the Future references have come into vogue lately. That's because this week marks the 30th anniversary of the time-travel film franchise.

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