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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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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.

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 ”.

Volvo throws its weight behind CCS quick-charging standard for electric cars

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But three different and incompatible standards exist for DC fast charging, making the installation of pricier high-powered charging stations more complicated. plug-in cars ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS Every electric car sold in the U.S. except Tesla uses the same 240-Volt charging socket for overnight or public charging that takes a few hours.

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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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SAE taskforce completes two technical standards on hydrogen refueling; harmonizing the global infrastructure

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The standards have been created to harmonize hydrogen fueling worldwide for both 35 MPa and 70 MPa pressures. The SAE J2601 Standard enables safe, full hydrogen fast-fueling, 3-5 minutes, for all light duty FCEVs, including models with a range of 300 or more miles (500km+).

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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.

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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

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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

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

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.

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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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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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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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.

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).

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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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

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 [.].

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

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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BMW, Nissan fund EVgo fast-charging network expansion: 670 dual-standard sites open

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At the end of 2015, BMW and Nissan announced that the two companies had partnered to fund the installation of 120 DC fast-charging stations for electric cars across 19 states. All the sites had one or more 50-kilowatt stations with a pair of charging cables: one with the CHAdeMO connector that accommodates the Nissan Leaf electric car, the other a. plug-in cars Charging station charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging eVgo charging network

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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

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Fast-charging a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car

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Chevy plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Fast Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is the first mass-priced electric car with more than 200 miles of range to go on sale in the U.S. That alone makes it a landmark vehicle, and has led to significant interest in the first electric car that provides comparable range to that of Tesla cars over the last nine years. Its maker, however, often refers to the.

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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

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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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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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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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.

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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How CAFE works: 5 things you should know about gas-mileage standards

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As automakers and policy wonks fret and fuss over future fuel economy standards, interested spectators may be lost in the fumes. What exactly are Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, and what's important to know about them? The CAFE rules have many layers and facets—far too many to put into a single story that won't take an afternoon to. EPA CAFE Fuel Economy Corporate Average Fuel Economy

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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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Electric Car Charging: The Basics You Need To Know

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Green ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Charging station Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Home charging PlugShare Tesla Supercharger charging at work charging cord charging infrastructure plug-in cars workplace chargingThe number of plug-in electric cars on North American roads grows every year, and with them come new buyers. Each new electric-car driver will have a few things to learn, so we've rounded up some tips on how, where, and when how to charge up that new plug-in vehicle.

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Nissan, BMW Partner To Provide More Fast-Charging For Electric Cars

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In fact, there are currently three different fast-charging standards. There's the CHAdeMO standard used by the Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, and Kia Soul EV. Then there's the Combined Charging Standard (CCS). plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS Many automakers are working to add public DC fast-charging stations for their electric cars. But not all stations can be used by all cars.

Price Of Electric-Car DC Fast Charging Varies: Sacramento A Test Case

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Green California ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Combined Charging Standard (CCS) DC Rapid Charging Fast Charging charging infrastructure eVgo charging network electric utilities plug-in carsWhile fast charging for electric cars is still nonexistent--or just starting to roll out--across much of the country, California leads the way.

California ARB staff considering including alternative jet fuel in Low Carbon Fuel Standard

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The staff of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) staff is considering including alternative jet fuel (AJF) in the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). Fuels and fuel blendstocks that have a CI higher than the applicable standard generate deficits. Correspondingly, fuels and fuel blendstocks with CIs below the standard generate credits.

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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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Tesla To Offer Supercharger As Fast-Charging Standard? Free To Drivers, Yes

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Electric-car maker Tesla Motors, and more specifically its CEO Elon Musk, has been dropping hints for a while now that it proposes to open up the specifications of its Supercharger DC fast-charging standard for use by other manufacturers. An article yesterday in Engadget claimed Tesla was planning to reveal those designs--possibly involving

How to use $2 billion VW diesel fine for electric-car charging: advocate offers advice

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VW Fines ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Charging stations Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Volkswagen diesel scandalThe Volkswagen diesel emission scandal erupted last September, when the EPA formally issued a Notice of Violation to one of the world's three largest automakers for willfully violating U.S. emission laws for seven years.

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