CARB research seminar on new car buyers’ valuation of ZEVs

Green Car Congress

The 1:30 PM PDT seminar will be webcast. On 20 April, Dr. Ken Kurani of the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies will present findings from a study commissioned by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) assessing consumer attitudes, barriers, and motivators toward purchasing zero, near-zero, and low-emission vehicles.

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Tesla Stores Changing Dealer Relationship, Says Ex-Apple Exec At Ford Seminar

Green Car Reports

Apparently, you can learn a lot about Tesla Motors at a Ford seminar. Tesla''s unusual sales model--which eschews traditional franchised dealerships for direct-sale retail stores--could change the way people buy cars, a former strategic planning leader for Apple said at a Ford panel on global trends last week. The Tesla Stores are company owned and

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Tesla keynote to open 34th International Battery Seminar; material sourcing for the Gigafactory

Green Car Congress

Tesla’s Kurt Kelty will deliver one of the opening plenary keynotes at the 34th Annual International Battery Seminar & Exhibit 20-23 March 2017 in Florida. Kelty, Senior Director, Cell Supply Chain & Business Development, will examine the status of material sourcing and sustainable material sourcing for the Gigafactory. In addition, he will discuss the production of cells for energy products manufactured at the Gigafactory including the Powerwall and Powerpack.

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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?”

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New seminar will help businesses understand the benefits of electric vehicles

Green Cars News

A new special seminar will give fleet decision makers the opportunity to get to grips with the current market offerings of electric cars and discuss the advantages of adding battery powered cars to your fleet.

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Plug In America Announces Online Electric Car Advocacy Seminar

Green Car Reports

If you’re already drive a plug-in hybrid or electric car then the chances are you’ve spent at least some time standing in a parking lot somewhere answering questions from a curious passer-by about your car. Or perhaps you've experienced a curious neighbor asking questions like the curious neighbor of a new 2011 Nissan Leaf owner in the

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Leo Motors to Host Seminar On Zinc Air Fuel Cell Generator

Green Car Congress

will host a seminar in Korea 28 Sep to demonstrate its proprietary Zinc Air Fuel Cell Generator (ZAFCG) and explain the technology. The seminar will be held in the Korea Technology Center. Leo Motors, Inc. Earlier post.). In July, Leo Motors displayed two electric trucks equipped with a new Zinc Air Fuel Cell (ZAFC) system as a range-extender; Leo filed for patents on the ZAFC technology in 2008.

Automaker lobbyist group predicts doom, gloom over CAFE

Green Car Reports

At the recent CAR Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, Michigan, representative of both the EPA and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM) debated over. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and auto-industry lobbyists are now sparring over the future of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for 2022-2025.

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How Shell Oil Sees The Future Of Energy And Vehicle Fuels In 2050

Green Car Reports

At last month's Shell Eco-Marathon fuel-efficiency competition, sponsor Shell Oil provided seminars for attending journalists to explain how the company views the energy landscape from now through 2050. It's always good to understand how the huge global energy industry views the worlds of today and tomorrow.

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Chevy Cruze Hybrid Coming Soon To Join Diesel, Gasoline Models?

Green Car Reports

In last week's seminars and presentations on the new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan, GM discussed its 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine and gave a few scant details on a future 1.6-liter diesel model as well. Sometimes a few words can make all the difference. But the company also suggested the possibility of a future Chevy Cruze Hybrid. Green Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Future Cars Plug-In Hybrids Voltec

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Jeep Hybrids, Audi R8 e-tron Resurrection, Electric Cars In Winter: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla Stores are changing customers'' relationship with dealers, said an ex-Apple executive at a Ford seminar. Today on Green Car Reports: Jeep hybrids may be coming, the Audi R8 e-tron electric supercar may not be dead after all, and we have Canadian data on electric-car range loss in winter. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Jeep hybrids

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Modern efficiency? Volvo went there 30 years ago

Green Cars News

The Swedish carmaker first revealed the LCP 2000 concept back in the spring of 1983 at an environmental seminar in Stockholm. We think of lightweight materials, alternatives fuels and low fuel consumption as being a very modern thing, but Volvo went there 30 years ago, it seems.

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XG Sciences silicon graphene anode material shows stability over 400 cycles with 600 mAh/gram

Green Car Congress

XG Sciences is presenting in three upcoming industry conferences: a presentation at the 32 nd International Battery Seminar & Exhibition (9-12 March) in Fort Lauderdale, FL; a presentation at the 2015 Next Generation Batteries Conference (21-22 April) in San Diego, CA; and.

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Ford Focus EV heads to LCV 2013

Green Cars News

Tomorrow sees the opening of the Low Carbon Vehicle Show (LCV) 2013, returning once again to Millbrook Proving Ground with a display of the latest and greatest low emission vehicles, as well as whole host of seminars and test drive opportunities.

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Calendar: 9th International Symposium: Advanced Battery Power – Kraftwerk Batterie

Green Car Congress

An Advanced Battery Power Symposium prior to the opening will offer related introductory and basic seminars. Researchers, developers and users from industry, science and research will be discussing the latest trends, studies and findings from battery research from 29-30 March 2017 in Aachen, Germany at the English-language Advanced Battery Power Conference.

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Toyota wins Altair Enlighten Award for weight savings; CFRP inner panels on Prius Prime, Lexus LC 500

Green Car Congress

At the CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS, Toyota was presented with an Altair Enlighten Award for its use of innovative weight reducing vehicle closure systems.

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Nissan’s Big Plans

Revenge of the Electric Car

They invited us to come to their Los Angeles facility and participate in a wide ranging series of discussions, marketing seminars, and even a drive over to Santa Monica to see what a normal day driving an EV was like. I’m probably going to seem a little Nissan-centric this month, what with their imminent big announcement August 2nd.

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Next Generation Chevy Volt to debut at 2015 NAIAS

Green Car Congress

Mahoney made the announcement during the Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, Michigan. The next generation Chevrolet Volt will debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January, Global Chevrolet Chief Marketing Officer Tim Mahoney said today. Volt sales were up 13% in July to 2,020 units; more than 65,000 have been sold since it was introduced in 2010.

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7-state Midwest EVOLVE project to promote electric vehicles; Ford, GM, Nissan initial automotive partners

Green Car Congress

By participating in existing major consumer events throughout the Midwest, hosting ride and drives, and conducting seminars, we are working with local Clean Cities coalitions to get the word out. The American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest announced the launch of Midwest EVOLVE , a three-year project to promote electric vehicles in seven Midwestern states: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota.

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Toyota reveals second iteration of Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell truck: Project Portal 2.0; 300 miles per fill

Green Car Congress

Toyota unveiled the second iteration of its hydrogen fuel cell electric Class 8 truck ( earlier post ) during the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars in Northern Michigan.

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ISO 19880 – New technical ISO document for hydrogen fueling station standardization

Green Car Congress

At the Fuel Cell Seminar in Los Angeles, California today, Jesse Schneider (BMW), the ANSI Convener of ISO Working Group 24 (from the Technical Committee on Fueling Stations) gave an overview presentation on the new ISO 19880 technical report for hydrogen fueling stations.

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The Further Adventures of The Solangelist

Creative Greenius

That’s why we’ve built out a huge resource section with tons of articles and that’s why we’ve begun offering seminars and classes. As we move into the final month of the year 2008 I keep looking up at my rooftop longingly.

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GM to introduce more diesels in US; Cruze “first of many”

Green Car Congress

During the Advanced Powertrain forum at the CAR Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, Steve Kiefer, GM’s vice president of global powertrain, said that GM will introduce more diesel-engined passenger vehicles in the US. For the US market, GM currently offers only a 2.0L turbo diesel for the Cruze and the 6.6L V8 Duramax for the Silverado and Sierra HD pickups. The Duramax is built by GM’s DMAX joint venture with Isuzu.).

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Midwest EVOLVE electric vehicle project hosts first EV ride and drive at Earth Day event in Ohio

Green Car Congress

Between now and the end of 2019, more than 200 large and small Midwest EVOLVE events, including ride and drives, workplace-charging seminars, and other events, will held at brand-neutral settings throughout the Midwest. Earth Day Coalition will give consumers a chance to test drive some of the newest electric vehicles at EarthFest 2017 , 22 April at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Middleburg Heights, OH.

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Volvo Cars calls for US national framework for regulation and testing of autonomous driving

Green Car Congress

In a speech to be delivered Thursday at a seminar on self-driving cars organized by Volvo Cars and the Embassy of Sweden in Washington DC, Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive of Volvo Cars, will urge the US to adopt a national framework for regulation and testing of autonomous driving (AD).

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Sasol-Tata CTL JV Expects to Be In Production in 2018

Green Car Congress

In this joint venture, which is in development phase, we are looking at converting coal to liquid fuel, like diesel and other fuels,” Sasol Synfuel International’s Country President Mark Schnell told reporters on the sidelines of a seminar here today.“This Business Standard.

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DENSO enters into AI technical advisory conntract with CMU Professor Take Kanade

Green Car Congress

and Helen Whitaker University Professor of Robotics and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon will provide technical guidance to DENSO engineers on image recognition and machine learning, and will also speak at lectures and seminars organized by DENSO for a variety of purposes, such as recruiting, relationship building, etc.

2016 60

Cadillac and ContiTech win 2016 Altair Enlighten Awards for innovation in automotive vehicle lightweighting

Green Car Congress

The awards were presented during the 2016 CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS) in Traverse City, Mich. Simulation technology company Altair, together with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), announced the winners of the 4 th annual Altair Enlighten Award an award program created specifically to acknowledge innovation in vehicle weight reduction.

2016 60

Electric vehicles need to make ‘giant leap’ says AA president

Green Cars News

Durham became the host of an electric car seminar this week as AA president Edmund King was joined by representatives from the council and regional regeneration agency One North East. Speaking at the event, the AA president told local councillors that electric vehicles will have to overcome some significant issues if they are to be [.].

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Volvo Trucks North America optimizes its regional haul models for greater fuel efficiency and payload

Green Car Congress

Optimized Volvo VNM 200, VNM 430 mid-roof and VNL 630 models are on display this week in Houston at the National Tank Truck Carriers’ 30th annual Tank Truck Show & Maintenance Seminar. Volvo Trucks in North America is boosting fuel efficiency and payload capacity for regional haul carriers with the introduction of its Optimized Series, now available for order.

Volvo Car Group and CATARC of China enter strategic partnership

Green Car Congress

Both parties will co-host seminars to discuss common goals and a technology roadmap with regards to new solutions, standards, regulations and policy development in the industry. Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) and the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) have entered a strategic partnership.

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Toyota Green Grand Prix at Watkins Glen in April

Green Car Congress

Educational seminars and displays by appropriate manufacturers and vendors are also part of the day’s activities. The Toyota Green Grand Prix returns to Watkins Glen International race course Friday, 11 April. The day-long 2014 Toyota Green Grand Prix will present a two-stage road rally and NYElectrathon races. On Saturday, festivities begin with The Arc Grand Prix Run, an early-morning, 3.4-mile run on the internationally acclaimed race course.

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NASA testing new boundary layer ingesting (BLI) propulsor; 4-8% fuel burn savings over current advanced engines

Green Car Congress

Preliminary Assessment of the Boundary Layer Ingestion Benefit for the D8 Aircraft ” Applied Modeling & Simulation Seminar Series. Engineers at NASA Glenn are testing a new boundary layer ingesting (BLI) inlet-fan combination—the first of its kind ever to be tested.

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Tuesday, 10 Feb 09 - PHEV Day 135. "Spirit of DC" Runs to Automotive Shop at Cuyamaca Community College for a 'Show & Shine' Presentation

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Also there for Renewable Energy Seminars was Alan Ridley, who did capture a few pixs of the "Spirit" with certain personalities while the "Spirit" took advantage of an opportunity charge.

Neste rebranding its renewable diesel fuel: “Neste MY Renewable Diesel”

Green Car Congress

Neste announced the rebranding of its renewable diesel fuel during a customer seminar and appreciation event in San Diego, California. Neste is replacing its “Neste Renewable Diesel” and earlier brand name “NEXBTL” with “Neste MY Renewable Diesel” brand name. Simultaneously, Neste is also updating other names in the renewable product family to “Neste MY” brand names.

Steel industry to launch FutureSteelVehicle program focused on lightweighting for advanced powertrain vehicles

Green Car Congress

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), will launch FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) at the 10 th Annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar Wednesday, 18 May in Livonia, Mich. FSV is a global, multi-million dollar program that delivers auto body concepts addressing different steel structures for advanced powertrains, including advanced hybrid, electric and fuel cell vehicles.

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Volvo Cars plans to launch large-scale autonomous driving experiment in China; 100 cars on public roads

Green Car Congress

At a seminar held in Beijing today (“Autonomous driving – could China take the lead?”), Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive of Volvo, welcomed the positive steps China has taken to put in place to develop autonomous driving technologies, but also encouraged it to do more to try and speed up the implementation of the regulations that will oversee autonomous driving cars in future.

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Pennsylvania DEP to award ~$10M in natural gas vehicle grants for medium to light-weight vehicles

Green Car Congress

During last year’s natural gas vehicle seminars, we heard from many municipal, commercial and non-profit groups that wanted to convert their lighter-weight vehicles to natural gas. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has opened its Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Natural Gas Vehicle program. The program will provide an estimated $10 million in grants to help companies and organizations purchase or convert medium to light-weight natural gas vehicles.

ACAL Energy to Show Prototype Liquid Cathode Fuel Cell Power Module at FC EXPO 2010

Green Car Congress

He will speak on the first day in the exhibitors’ Product/Technology seminar. ACAL Energy will bring a model hydrogen fuel cell system using its platinum-free liquid cathode, FlowCath, to FC EXPO 2010 in Tokyo in March. Earlier post.) The FlowCath powered module demonstrates a practical product prototype which could be commercialized in less than two years. The prototype, says ACAL, is considerably smaller than many people thought possible for a liquid cathode FC system.

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Six automated truck platoons to compete in European Truck Platooning Challenge

Green Car Congress

Volvo, in cooperation with the Swedish Transport Administration and the City of Gothenburg, will arrange a seminar in Gothenburg in conjunction with the start of the journey to address the potential to enhance the efficiency of transportation through platooning and autonomous driving.

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Volkswagen Group of America launches technology startup accelerator at Plug and Play Tech Center

Green Car Congress

Participating companies will receive access to the investors, corporations, and mentors within the Plug and Play network, exposure at Plug and Play events, regular educational seminars, and office space. Volkswagen Group of America Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) and Plug and Play Tech Center have launched the Volkswagen ERL Technology Accelerator Powered by Plug and Play.

2012 93

Kandi advances plan for EV rental system pilot in China

Green Car Congress

Attendees at the seminar included senior officials and department leaders from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Science and Technology, National Grid, Zhejiang Province Development and Reform Commission, Economic & Information Commission of Hangzhou City as well as academics from the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). China-based EV maker Kandi Technologies, Corp.

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Maugeri: Natural Gas to Become #1 Electricity Source for This Century

Green Car Congress

Gas is the easiest option” for answering increasing concerns about fuel availability, price, distribution, and greenhouse warming, Maugeri told his audience at a MITEI-sponsored seminar. Natural gas may soon be the dominant fuel for producing electricity, according to Leonardo Maugeri, senior executive vice president of Eni S.p.A, a leading energy company and a founding member of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI).

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