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Exclusive Greenius Coverage of Today’s Clean Tech Roundtable

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I attended today’s Bryan Cave Clean Tech Roundtable at the Broad Stage at Santa Monica College – thanks to my pal Donna Gentry. Tags: environment Bryan Cave Clean Tech Roundtable Jerry Brown

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DOE awards Virginia Tech $3M for EV charging cybersecurity project

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Virginia Tech a $3 million grant for research on electric vehicle charging infrastructure cybersecurity as part of a larger $80 million investment by the department on advanced technologies research ( earlier post ). Gerdes, also a faculty affiliate in Virginia Tech’s Hume Center for National Security and Technology, works with the center in the area of cybersecurity and cyber-physical systems security.

That Super Sexy Clean Tech Roundtable, Part II of a Greenius Exclusive

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If you’re like me you would have found Tuesday’s gathering in Santa Monica a very sexy day at the beach.

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Georgia Tech team develops high-performance intermediate-temperature sold-oxide fuel cell

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A team from Georgia Tech, with colleagues at the university of Kansas, has designed a high-performance solid-oxide fuel cell that operates directly on nearly dry (only ~3.5

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BMW Uses Siri-like Tech to Promote Electric Car

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The Bakery is supported by the IPA, Tech City Investment Organisation and UK Trade & Investment and agencies including Vizeum, Havas Worldwide, MBA, Karmarama and KittCattNohr Digitas. i Genius? service will be promoted across BMW?s s advertising for the BMW i3, which is due to go on sale in the UK in late 2013. I Genius uses software that is capable of interpreting words, their context and sentiment to instantly respond to questions.

2013 109

Ford S-Max and Galaxy get new tech and powertrains

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Ford’s S-Max and Galaxy seven-seat MPVs have been updated for 2018, with both benefitting from a new-and-improved diesel engine as well as a host of trim and tech updates

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Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in electric car charging company FreeWire

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Volvo Cars has acquired a stake in mobile EV rapid charging company FreeWire Technologies ( earlier post ) via the Volvo Cars Tech Fund. —Zaki Fasihuddin, CEO of the Volvo Cars Tech Fund. The Volvo Cars Tech Fund was launched earlier this year and aims to invest in high-potential technology start-ups around the globe. BP’s venturing business invested $5 million in FreeWire earlier this year.

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CARB approves ICT regulation; 100% zero-emission bus fleets by 2040; ZEB tech symposium in Feb 2019

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The California Air Resources Board on Friday approved the Innovative Clean Transit regulation (ICT) ( earlier post )—a first-of-its-kind regulation in the US that sets a statewide goal for public transit agencies to gradually transition to 100% zero-emission bus (ZEB) fleets by 2040.

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Audi tech development chief resigns

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Stefan Knirsch, Member of the Board of Management of Audi AG for Technical Development, has resigned , effective immediately. He had been appointed to that position at the beginning of this year, replacing Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg who left the company earlier after being suspended in connection with the diesel emissions scandal. Dr. Hackenberg has not been charged. The company said that Dr. Knirsch had concealed knowledge about the defeat devices and the emissions testing cheating.

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Georgia Tech launches manufacturing institute

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The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has launched an interdisciplinary research institute to promote a technologically advanced and globally competitive manufacturing base in the United States. Under this new initiative, the Manufacturing Research Center has been renamed the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute and has expanded to engage researchers from all of Georgia Tech’s colleges, the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI²) and the Georgia Tech Research Institute.

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid aims for 50 mpg—Prius tech meets frugal mainstream

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With the introduction of a 50-mile-per-gallon Corolla Hybrid at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota is keeping true to a mission it undertook a long time ago: democratizing hybrid technology, and making it mainstream. The carmaker has long aimed to deploy its hybrid system aggressively into pretty much every product in their lineup. Suddenly within. Los Angeles Auto Show

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Hyundai and Kia reveal solar roof tech for electric cars—or gasoline ones

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As solar cells get more efficient, powerful panels can fit on smaller areas. For those looking to use renewable energy for transportation, that means solar panels can now move from home rooftops used to power car chargers to cars themselves. In Korea on Wednesday, Hyundai and Kia revealed some production-bound examples of that. solar roof charging solar

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Tokyo Tech, Fujitsu achieve 120 Gbps wireless transmission with new CMOS chip

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Tokyo Tech and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. This research group led by Kenichi Okada of Tokyo Tech had achieved wireless transmission at 56 Gbps in 2016, however, an issue was that the band could not be widened any more due to the higher harmonic signals contained in the carrier wave.

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New sensor tech for commercial Lithium-ion batteries could support >5x faster charging without compromising safety

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Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick (UK) have developed a method to assess the maximum current for commercial 18650 Li-ion batteries, using novel instrumentation methods enabling in operando measurements.

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Ford, Vodafone testing tech that can automatically warn other drivers of accidents ahead, create corridor

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Ford and Vodafone are now testing connected vehicle technology that could alert drivers to an accident ahead moments after it has happened.

2018 87

Trump on electric cars, tailpipe tests, tech to clean up engines: Today's Car News

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EVgo launches its first ultra-fast charger in the desert. Microwave ignition claims to clean up internal combustion. And a group proposes publishing its own independent emissions tests. All this and more on Green Car Reports. All-electric is not going to work," President Trump said in an interview with Fox News, in lashing out against GM for. emissions Fast Charging Charging Networks Donald Trump

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Caterpillar makes strategic investment in Fisker, with interest in solid-state battery tech

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Fisker Inc., an e-mobility and technology company developing electric vehicles and proprietary solid-state battery technologies, announced a strategic investment from Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.

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Jupiter Tech licenses FT catalyst technologies from Louisiana Tech

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Louisiana-based Jupiter Fuels, a new sister development company of ASI, has licensed nano-engineered Fischer-Tropsch catalyst technologies from Louisiana Tech University. Exploiting advances in bulk-process nanomaterials, the Louisiana Tech scientists developed novel catalysts that significantly lower the pressures required for fuel conversion. ASI research teams are exploring other nanoscience breakthroughs from the research at Louisiana Tech University.

US grants $156 million for green tech solutions

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Green credentials battery Biofuels Department of Energy green tech projects Research and Development sixty solar storage U.SSixty new green energy research projects aimed at dramatically improving how the US produces and uses energy, will take a share of a $156 million grant from the the US Department of Energy this week. Arun Majumdar Director of the Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced the grants today, with the winning projects including [.].

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Tokyo Tech researchers ID enzyme that could boost algal biofuel production

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A study led by Sousuke Imamura at the Laboratory for Chemistry and Life Science, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), has now shown that an enzyme called GPAT1 plays an important role in TAG accumulation in C. Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have identified an enzyme belonging to the glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase (GPAT) family as a promising target for increasing biofuel production from the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae.

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IEEE Tech Talk: Times They are a'Changin'

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IEEE Tech Talk's John Voelker's report is titled EVS-23: A Surge of Energy for Electric Cars. It is a first comment on the palpable difference being experienced at this year's Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS23), the electric drive industry trade show. An astounding 450 people attended Sunday's plug-in hybrid workshop. A member of congress, for the first time, spoke from the floor about promoting electric vehicles through federal legislation. Five major automakers have expensive displays.

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Clean Tech Could Generate More Growth Than Fossil Fuels: Study

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Clean tech has obvious environmental benefits, but could it have economic benefits as well? The push by world governments to lower carbon emissions is viewed by some as financially hazardous, demanding considerable investment in new technologies in an economy that always seems to be in some state of distress. DON''T MISS: Four Ford Dealers To Test

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DS3 Crossback aims to be icon of high tech style

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DS has unveiled its new compact SUV, the DS3 Crossback

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Tokyo Tech team develops low-cost germanium-free solid electrolyte for Li-ion batteries

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Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have devised a low-cost, scalable approach to developing all-solid-state batteries, improving prospects for scaling up the technology for widespread use in electric vehicles, communications and other industrial applications.

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Tokyo Tech: reusable ruthenium-based catalyst could advance large-scale production of biomass-derived materials

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The Tokyo Tech study compared the extent to which different catalysts could convert furfural to furfurylamine in a process known as reductive amination. Source: Tokyo Tech.

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Virginia Tech team wins EcoCAR Competition

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The team from Virginia Tech University received top honors as overall winners of EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge after designing and building an extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) using E85 (ethanol). Virginia Tech competed against 15 other universities to take home the top prize of the three-year competition sponsored by the Department of Energy and General Motors.

Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed beyond battery tech

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Led by former Nissan Leaf product planner Andy Palmer, Aston Martin plans to launch a new lineup of electric cars under its Lagonda brand. As a trial balloon, it will launch an electric version of its four-door sports sedan under the Aston Martin brand, the Rapide E. Now the company has released more details about the car beyond its 800-volt

Ford unveils new Focus; 10% better fuel economy; focus on tech; gasoline and diesel

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Ford has unveiled the all-new Ford Focus. The new Focus features a broad suite of Ford advanced driver assistance technologies and advanced EcoBoost gasoline and EcoBlue diesel engines offering a 10% fuel-efficiency improvement across the range.

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Audi e-tron first drive, how to buy a Rivian, Toyota Prius AWD-e tech: Today's Car News

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We had the first chance to drive the new electric Audi e-tron quattro SUV. Startup electric truck-maker Rivian says it plans to follow Tesla's lead in selling cars directly to consumers—mostly. Toyota reveals how the new Prius AWD-e gets great gas mileage. And a new report shows greenhouse gas emissions are back on the rise. All this and. global warming climate change Rivian

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VSAdmin/Philip - Please Acknowledge Technical Issues

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The tech is easy but building the content and getting people to participate is the lynch pin. Quote: Originally Posted by dstevenslv. Most of the ad revenue is generated via 3rd party networks. I'm afraid the only response that will satisfy many of the users to to branch out and start another. That's a tall order. Vertical Scope isn't interested in any particular niche. They are interested in the portfolio and being able to mine the existing content via search engines.

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Tesla And Other Tech Giants Scramble For Lithium As Prices Double

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And the battle for market share in and around this commodity has everyone from major tech players to trend-setting investor gurus vying for a foothold. by James Stafford of Oilprice.com.

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GD Tech delivers prototype direct-CNG injectors to Fiat Powertrain for 13L IVECO engine; HDGas project

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GD Tech has filed a patent to protect several points of the injector design. GDTech Engineering s.a. has developed and delivered prototype direct-CNG injectors to Fiat Powertrain for heavy-duty long-haul LNG mono-fuel engines.

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Infiniti tech, Chrysler Pacifica recall, Hyundai Kona electric, charging costs: Today's Car News

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Infiniti bumps turbo fuel efficiency with a new variable-compression engine. Chrysler recalls Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivans—again. Faster charging is coming—but it won't come cheap. And we detail why the Hyundai Kona Electric is one of our three finalists for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019. All this and more on Green Car. Fast Charging

Ford hybrid trials driverless tech

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Ford has revealed a driverless version of its Fusion Hybrid model in the US which will be used in a project to develop automated technology.

Virginia Tech launching second annual 3D printed vehicle contest

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Virginia Tech launched the second annual Spring Additive Vehicle Design Challenge, a competition for students to design a remote-controlled 3-D printed vehicle that can drive on ground and fly in the air. This year’s competition will expand beyond Virginia Tech and include participants from the US Air Force Academy, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Toyota Improves Semiconductor Tech In Hybrids, 10 Percent MPG Gains

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Toyota has revealed it''s developing a new design of semiconductor that could improve the fuel efficiency of its hybrid vehicles by up to ten percent. Developed with in-house technology partner Denso, it plans to test the semiconductor''s real-world gains in road trials within the year.

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Georgia Tech team develops highly efficient multi-phase catalyst for SOFCs and other energy storage and conversion systems

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Researchers at Georgia Tech, with colleagues in China and Saudi Arabia, have developed a rationally designed, multi-phase catalyst that significantly enhances the kinetics of oxygen reduction of the state-of-the-art solid oxide fuel cell cathode.

2018 86

Ford launches Co-Pilot360 suite of standard ADAS tech including automatic emergency braking; rolling out this fall

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Ford launched Ford Co-Pilot360, a suite of standard advanced driver-assist technologies that includes automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind spot information system, lane keeping system, rear backup camera and auto high beam lighting.

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BMW unveils i8 Roadster, 2019 i8 Coupe; optimized eDrive tech increases power and range

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW unveiled the first i8 Roadster, along with the 2019 i8 Coupe. Optimized BMW eDrive technology delivers more power—total output increased to 369 hp (+12 hp)—and a refined high-voltage battery with increased capacity and range.

2017 82

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, partners demo automated, connected vehicles on I-395

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The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, the Virginia Department of Transportation, and Transurban, which operates the express lanes, conducted a demonstration of automated, connected vehicles on a 10-mile stretch of I-395 for federal and state officials. Mark Warner, US Department of Transportation Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Greg Winfree, Virginia Tech President Timothy D.

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Nissan LEAF demonstrates autonomous driving safety tech

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Nissan has demonstrated for the first time, two new, key technologies which take us a step closer to autonomous driving, using its LEAF electric car. As well as taking us closer to the dream of driverless cars, the technologies could improve safety, helping the firm realise its vision for sustai[.].

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The Social Non Profit – Working Smarter with Social Tech

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My starting point is that working smarter with social tech is about doing a better job on delivering on your Non Profit’s Mission and empowering your staff’s creativity and innovativeness so they can be even more effective in their work. The Social Non Profit.

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