South Korea to standardize on CCS fast-charging standard used by US, German makers

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Buyers of electric vehicles in South Korea won't need to consider the pros and cons of charging standards in the near future. The South Korean Agency for Technology and Standards announced in mid-December it would revise the current charging standard in the country to recommend the use of "Combo 1"—also known as the Combined Charging System.

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

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ISO Technical Report (TR) 19880-1 is a first step towards standardizing hydrogen filling stations, and providing more up-to-date guidance than that developed as the earlier ISO TS 20100, published in 2008. Hydrogen Infrastructure Standards

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Ongoing market rollout for SAE hydrogen fueling standards

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The event is the most recent example of a concerted effort to educate stakeholders and encourage the implementation of the SAE hydrogen fueling standards. In September, for example, DOE presented a live webinar titled “ Introduction to SAE Hydrogen Fueling Standardization ”.

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World's largest fast-charging site opens in Norway: 28 electric cars can charge, all standards included

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Norway plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS Norway has once again proven to be the friendliest place in the world for electric cars. The country where plug-in cars make up a higher proportion of new-car sales than any other now also boasts the world's largest single DC fast-charging site. It's located in Nebbenes, a rural town about 40 miles from the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

ASTM releases new high-octane fuel standard D8067-17 to support development of more efficient engines

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ASTM International recently announced the release of a new high-octane fuel standard that is expected to impact the development of gasoline products compatible with vehicles that feature high-performance fuel-efficient engines. Formation and approval of the standard was led by Dr. Robert L. D8067-17 describes a high RON fuel for automotive spark-ignition engines that are not currently in the marketplace but that are being developed and thus require a defined standard test fuel.

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ASTM International launches group to create standards for recovered carbon black (rCB)

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The ASTM International Board of Directors approved the launch of a new technical committee dedicated to developing standards for the growing field of recovered carbon black (rCB). The Committee on Recovered Carbon Black (rCB) ( D36 ) will focus on creating and updating standards in areas such as: the decomposition of scrap tires, other scrap-rubber components, sustainability, and material characterization. Materials Recycling Standards Tires

IEEE publishes new 1609.3-2016 WAVE standard supporting connected vehicle deployment

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IEEE has published the 1609.3-2016 Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE) -- Networking Services. The IEEE 1609 family of standards for WAVE completely address the issue of standardized communication interfaces between different manufacturers. The primary architectural components defined by these standards are the On Board Unit (OBU), Road Side Unit (RSU) and WAVE interface. to support the WAVE standards in IEEE P1609.4.

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TomTom, Elektrobit and TISA commit to the future of OpenLR standard for dynamic location referencing

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Association to secure the future of the royalty-free, OpenLR standard for dynamic location referencing. OpenLR is an open standard for procedures and formats for the encoding, transmission, and decoding of local data irrespective of the map. TomTom, Elektrobit Automotive GmbH and the Traveller Information Services Association (TISA) have founded the Open-LR e.V.

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SAE International updates J3016 standard defining autonomous vehicles; free download

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SAE International (SAE) announced a free update to its technical standard, “J3016: Taxonomy and Definitions for Terms Related to On-Road Motor Vehicle Automated Driving Systems.” Because of the global importance and impact of the standard, SAE now will offer the J3016 standard free-of-charge on the SAE website. Consistent with industry practices, the standard helps to eliminate confusion by providing clarity.

2016 30

SAE International approves TIR J2954 for PH/EV wireless charging; targeting finalized standard by 2018

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With wireless charging quickly becoming mainstream for consumer electronic devices in low power applications, standardization is needed for commercialization of high power wireless power transfer (WPT) of PH/EVs. The current SAE Standard SAE J1772 establishes the wired charging standard.). SAE TIR J2954 is the first step in standardization and was developed by SAE International’s PH/EV Wireless Power Transfer committee, established in 2010.

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SAE International publishes two standards for vehicle-to-vehicle communications

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SAE International has published two new technical standards for vehicle-to-vehicle communications: to standardize the data message sets used in Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications and to establish the parameters for a vehicle communication system to receive and transmit the message sets. This standard also supports interoperability among DSRC applications through the use of a standardized message set, and its data frames and data elements.

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Coming up next: emission standards for airplanes

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon follow up on previously-discussed plans to set emissions standards for airplanes. The U.S. The agency previously identified airplane emissions as a threat to human health because of their contribution to climate change, but has not been able to issue actual rules governing those emissions. Now the. emissions EPA aircraft transportation policy

Audi’s production electric e-tron quattro may set a new standard for vehicle handling; advanced vehicle dynamics control

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SAE first published a standard ( J670 ) defining vehicle dynamics terminology in 1952; the standard is now in its seventh edition, having been revised most recently in 2008 to keep pace with the emergence of new technologies such as a four-wheel drive and active control.

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ANSI releases Standardization Roadmap for EV deployment

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Domains and topical areas for the standardization roadmap for electric vehicles. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) released the Standardization Roadmap for Electric Vehicles – Version 1.0 , developed by the Institute’s Electric Vehicles Standards Panel (EVSP).

Québec moves forward with a zero-emission vehicle standard

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Earlier this week, the Québec National Assembly unanimously adopted Bill 104, a zero-emission vehicle standard. Automakers that sell or lease a yearly average of more than 4,500 new vehicles (all light models combined) will be subject to the ZEV standard. The goal of the ZEV standard is to incentivize automobile manufacturers to build more models and use increasingly efficient low-carbon technology.

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Kia Soul EV achieves top environmental standard

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Kia’s new Soul EV has achieved an important environmental benchmark for its lifecycle assessment; meaning that the car’s impact on the environment is minimised throughout its lifespan. Independent inspectors at TÜV Nord has certified the new Soul EV according to the ISO 14040 Life Cycle Assess[.].

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Safety standards created for lithium-ion batteries

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Lithium-ion batteries may soon be subject to safety performance standards after SAE International Battery Standards Committee looked into base standards for the systems. Its document, entitled “J2929 – Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Propulsion Battery System Safety Standard – Lithium-based Rechargeable Cells” provides a foundation from which all battery and vehicle manufacturers can create safe battery [.].

Standardized Electric-Car Battery Swapping Won't Happen: Here's Why

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Standardized batteries are one of the great consumer goods: Who hasn''t bought a pack of AA or AAA cells for some consumer-electronics device by now? The idea that standardized high-capacity lithium-ion battery packs are an inevitable next step in the evolution of electric cars crops up repeatedly. We don''t think it''s going to happen, as we

ABB launches first DC fast charger compliant with Chinese GB standard

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ABB launched Terra 53 Z, its first high power DC fast charger that complies with the Chinese GB standard. ABB will create other types of DC chargers using the Chinese GB standard and localize production in Shenzhen.

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Materials change needed to meet CAFE standards

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According to a new survey by WardsAuto and DuPont Automotive, the industry’s current materials portfolio will need to be augmented to meet 2025 fuel economy standards. It found that only five per cent of the vehicle designers and engineers polled are “very confident” that existing materials will help them meet CAFE standards – and nearly [.]. Green cars Latest news 2025 CAFE standards CAFE standards new vehicle materials WardsAuto and DuPont Automotive

India plans new fuel efficiency standards

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India has set its sights on new fuel efficiency standards with the introduction of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards that give manufacturers until 2015 to increase fuel economy to an average of 40.7mpg. A report in the Hindustan Times outlines how the CAFE standard is the average fuel efficiency for a manufacturer’s fleet and [.]. Green cars Latest news CAFE standard fuel economy fuel economy standards india

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Volvo introducing Pilot Assist II semi-autonomous drive tech as standard on MY2017 XC90

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Among a wide range of updates for model year 2017, Volvo Cars will introduce its latest semi-autonomous drive technology, Pilot Assist II, as standard on the XC90 in selected markets. Volvo’s standard collision avoidance system, City Safety, also receives an update with Large Animal Detection added on 90 Series cars.

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Industry should standardize electric-car trip data, Ford says

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As in other industries, "big data" is an increasingly common buzzword these days in discussions of electric cars. Last November, several research entities presented relevant data sets and advocated for their use at an electric-car "datathon" hosted by the White House. Putting theory into practice, Ford has now analyzed customer data to analyze how. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

Open Charge Alliance selects OASIS as the standard development organization for Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP)

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The Open Charge Alliance ( OCA ) consortium has decided to standardize the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) at OASIS , an international open standards development organization (SDO). OCA said that the move to OASIS will provide an expeditious standardization process and potential pathway to integrate OCPP with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) framework. Infrastructure Plug-ins Standards

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DC fast charging for electric cars: what's here, what's coming, what's hype?

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Today, most publicly available chargers using the CHAdeMO and CCS standards have an output of 50 kilowatts or. ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging eVgo charging network Combined Charging Standard (CCS Drivers who want to use their electric cars for trips beyond a radius from their home charging site rely on DC fast-charging sites.

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European Commission wants biofuel standards

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Biofuels must deliver substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and should not come from wetlands, nature protection areas and forests – that’s the standard the European Commission wants to see implemented by governments and industry. Tags: Biofuels Green cars Green credentials Latest news biofuel certification scheme biofuel standards European Commission European Union green credentials Gunther Oettinger national certification scheme

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Chargeway: the best electric-car idea you've never heard of

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plug-in cars charging Charging station SAE J-1772 ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure education Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS Pretty much everyone knows how to put fuel into a conventional car. You pull up to the pump, open the vehicle's fuel door, put in a credit card, select diesel or one of three grades of gasoline, lift the hose, and pump. (In In New Jersey and Oregon, someone else does this for you.)

Porsche's 800-Volt fast charging for electric cars: why it matters

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ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Porsche Mission EThe future of electric cars for practical transportation relies to some degree on the future of DC fast charging, and how it develops over the next decade. As in other spheres of electrifying transport, Tesla Motors has pointed the way to one vision of the future with its expanding network of Supercharger fast-charging sites. But Tesla's network.

China accelerates tougher vehicle emission standards, starting sooner

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But China is about to implement much tougher emissions standards—and sooner than carmakers expected. China is known for having some of the worst air pollution in the world, due in part to years of lax emission regulations covering factories as well as vehicles in the world's largest new-car market. A new set of regulations originally set to. emissions China energy policy Fuel Economy transportation policy

Calls for modification of Renewable Fuel Standard

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The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) should be modified and not repealed: that is the verdict of researchers at the University of Illinois.

European 95g/km CO2 standard delayed until 2021

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The European Parliament has agreed to delay the introduction of a 95g/km CO2 fleet average standard until 2021, following intense lobbying from the car industry.

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Electric Aston Martin Rapide, CARB reaffirms emissions standards, E15 battle: Today's Car News

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Today, the Aston Martin Rapide is expected to go all-electric in 2018, the California Air Resources Board reaffirms 2025 emissions standards, and state and federal bills look to ban E15 ethanol fuel. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Catch up on last week's major news with our Week in Reverse feature. This all-electric personal watercraft. Today in Car News

Where Are Electric-Car DC Fast-Charging Stations? Depends On The Car

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There are currently three standards in use for electric-car DC fast charging. The CHAdeMo standard is used by the Nissan Leaf, as well as the low-volume Mitsubishi i-MiEV and Kia Soul EV. and German carmakers have signed on to use the Combined Charging Standard (CCS), although fast-charging equipped models from these companies. Green ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Tesla Supercharger charging charging infrastructure plug-in cars

China Emission Standards: So Tough Honda Will Have All Hybrids By 2025

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China is the world's largest market for new cars, and it also has some of the world's worst air pollution. Cities have had to limit new-car sales and restrict car use to combat rampant pollution, while the government is aggressively promoting electric cars as a solution to the problem. But one carmaker believes that in a decade, Chinese emissions. Green China Fuel Economy Future Cars emissions

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: $6,130 Price Cut, More Standard Features

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Just a dozen examples of Mitsubishi''s i-MiEV electric car rolled off dealer lots in November, and little more than a thousand have found homes since the start of the year.

SAE J2954 Wireless Charging on track to make decision for WPT 2 (7.7kW) in January; planned commercialization in 2020

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The SAE J2954 Standardization plan includes coordinated bench and vehicle testing, industry consensus work (standards documents) and three milestones from 2016-2018 in support of commercialization of wireless power transfer by 2020.

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Tesla Model 3 depositors vs Chevy Bolt EV: sea change or double standard?

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More than 325,000 potential buyers have put down $1,000 apiece for a Tesla Model 3 electric car that they won't get for two years, if not considerably longer than that. Which must frustrate the electrification team at General Motors deeply. The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV with more than 200 miles of range and a starting price of $37,500 is already in. GM Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla Model 3

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DINA consortium researches integrated diagnostic system for electromobility; draws up standards for diagnosis and repair

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A consortium led by the Bosch Group has developed a standardized integrated diagnostic system that in the future will be able to clearly identify and locate defects in the electrical powertrain.

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Will CAFE standards have to be relaxed starting in 2021?

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Last month, regulators released a "Technical Assessment Report" on how well automakers have done thus far in meeting Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. The report indicated that carmakers might fall short of the goal of an average 54.5 mpg (or about 38 mpg on window stickers) for vehicles sold in the U.S. by 2025. It found that. emissions CAFE Fuel Economy Corporate Average Fuel Economy

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MEPs vote for stricter vehicle noise standards

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After three postponements, MEPs finally voted to back new proposals which will set much tighter standards for acceptable levels of vehicle noise within the coming years. European Committee has rejected a bid to weaken proposals to control motor vehicle noise in the future.