Tech: John Deere Bringing Tech Down on the Farm

Clean Fleet Report

A surprise participant at CES this year, John Deere used that tech super show to introduce the autonomous version of its mainstay 8R tractor. A Tech Powerhouse. Julian Sanchez briefed us on new ag tech. “We Driverless Tractor Designed to Increase Productivity.

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Rock Tech Lithium to build Europe’s first lithium converter in Germany

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Rock Tech Lithium intends to build Europe’s first lithium converter—a production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide—in Guben, Brandenburg, Germany. Location at the industrial site Guben South (CNW Group/Rock Tech Lithium Inc.).

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Volvo Cars Tech Fund makes strategic investment in extreme fast charging battery company StoreDot

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Volvo Cars, through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, has made a strategic investment in StoreDot, the pioneer of extreme fast charging technologies for electric vehicles. We are moving closer to the mass production of our batteries and this investment from Volvo Cars Tech Fund is yet another huge vote of confidence in StoreDot and our mission. —Alexander Petrofski, Head of Volvo Cars Tech Fund.

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Rock Tech Lithium signs MoU with Romanian Government for second lithium hydroxide plant

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Canada-based Rock Tech Lithium has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with the Government of Romania. The Rock Tech converters produce lithium hydroxide in three steps: pyro-processing, hydro-processing and purification. Rock Tech owns its own mine in Canada. In October 2021, Rock Tech announced its intention to build Europe’s first lithium converter in Guben, Brandenburg, Germany. —Rock Tech’s Chairman, Dirk Harbecke.

Tech: Porsche Taycan Aerodynamics Explained

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More Tech from AirShaper. Tech: Coastdown Testing. Tech: Why Aerodynamics Matter. Tech: How Aerodynamics Impact EV Range The post Tech: Porsche Taycan Aerodynamics Explained first appeared on Clean Fleet Report. Two Videos Diving into Electric Sports Car Secrets.

Georgia Tech named winner of DOE/GM/Mathworks EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

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The US Department of Energy (DOE), in coordination with General Motors and MathWorks, announced that the Georgia Institute of Technology has been named the winner of the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge , which tasked 11 North American universities with applying advanced vehicle technologies to a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer while considering emissions, safety, and consumer acceptability factors. The Ohio State University finished in second place and University of Alabama came in third.

Tech: Are EVs More Expensive to Repair?

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Flash Drive: 2022 Volkswagen Sedans The post Tech: Are EVs More Expensive to Repair? Batteries Electric Cars Hybrid Cars Hybrids Tech batteries EV maintenance EV repair costs Hybrid maintenance repair costsComparing Repair Costs for EVs, Hybrids, Gas Cars.

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Tech: Another Day, Another Battery Breakthrough

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Daimler has invested in Blue Solutions and Pro Logium Tech. Interview: Batteries Are the Problem: Battery Management Is the Solution The post Tech: Another Day, Another Battery Breakthrough first appeared on Clean Fleet Report. Company Promises Longer Range, Faster Charging.

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Virginia Tech researchers find estimates of the carbon cycle are incorrect; implications for models

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Virginia Tech researchers, in collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, have discovered that key parts of the global carbon cycle used to track movement of carbon dioxide in the environment are not correct, which could significantly alter conventional carbon cycle models. Virginia Tech and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researchers focused on the carbon dioxide that gets drawn out of the atmosphere by plants through photosynthesis.

Tech: Why Don’t Tires Last as Long on an EV?

Clean Fleet Report

History: Electric Cars’ Golden Age The post Tech: Why Don’t Tires Last as Long on an EV? Electric Cars Featured Tech EV brakes EV maintenance EV tire rotation EV Tire Wear EV tiresEVs Are Low Maintenance, But Still Need Care. Switching to an electric vehicle has a spectrum of benefits.

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Can the Artemis Moon Mission Revive the Glamour of Big Tech?

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Today, the phrase “big tech” typically resonates negatively. And yet decades ago, big tech was typically associated with the glamor of motion: of speed, of power, and the thrill of exploring new frontiers. At last, big tech will again be something to celebrate.

Jitendra EV Tech launched its new electric scooter JET 320

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Jitendra EV Tech launched its new electric scooter JET 320. A Nashik based electric vehicles manufacturer Jitendra EV Tech has recently launched its new electric scooter named JET 320. Jitendra EV Tech JET 320 features . Jitendra New EV Tech Pvt. Jitendra New EV Tech Pvt.

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Rock Tech Lithium to collaborate with Fraunhofer Institute and Circulor to pursue CO2-neutral lithium

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Canada-based Rock Tech Lithium will collaborate with the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT and Circulor , the UK-based sustainable supply chain traceability provider, to achieve comprehensive CO 2 transparency of Rock Tech’s lithium value chain—from the raw material, spodumene, to the end product, lithium hydroxide. Based on the work of Fraunhofer and Circulor, Rock Tech will create a material passport for its product.

Tech: Aerodynamics Is the Key To EV Range

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Tech: Porsche Taycan Aerodynamics Explained. Tech: Coastdown Testing. Interview: Henrik Fisker Talks About the World’s Most Sustainable Vehicle The post Tech: Aerodynamics Is the Key To EV Range first appeared on Clean Fleet Report. EVs Race for Aerodynamic Efficiency.

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Tech: New Technology Reduces Diesel Emissions

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The post Tech: New Technology Reduces Diesel Emissions first appeared on Clean Fleet Report. Clean Diesel MPG News Tech Cummins Cummins Tula Emissions Technology Diesel engine emissions reductions Dynamic Skip Fire fuel economy improvement heavy-duty emissions reductions Tula Technology

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Tech: Biomimetic Engineering Is Evolving ADAS

Clean Fleet Report

As a CTO working in this area of innovation, I field a lot of requests from people in both the tech investment and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) industry communities wishing to better understand biomimetic radar. A new level of tech is coming. Here’s What You Need to Know.

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Renault Master E-Tech Delivers 1st EVs for Europe’s Leading Distributor of Workplace solutions

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The post Renault Master E-Tech Delivers 1st EVs for Europe’s Leading Distributor of Workplace solutions appeared first on EV Obsession. 100% Electric Vehicles Electric Vans Electric Vehicles Lyreco Master E-Tech fleet Renault Master E-Tech

Tokyo Tech team develops high-performance bimetallic OER electrocatalyst for water splitting

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A team led by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have discovered a new bimetallic electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) in electrochemical water splitting: CaFe 2 O 4.

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U.S. Tech Salaries Grow, But Not For Everyone

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The median income for tech professionals hit US $154,443 in 2020, up from $148,500 in 2019. Tech professionals working in energy and power engineering continue to hover near the bottom of the ranks, with a median salary of $140,000, and robotics and automation is down there as well.

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All-Electric Renault E-Tech Models Help Lambeth Council Grow its Green Fleet

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The post All-Electric Renault E-Tech Models Help Lambeth Council Grow its Green Fleet appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Vans Electric Vehicles All-Electric Renault E-Tech Green Fleet Kangoo E-Tech Lambeth Council Maxi Panel Van Panel Van

Georgia Tech team develops AI to read EV charging station reviews to find infrastructure gaps

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A team from Georgia Tech has developed an AI that can analyze user reviews of electric vehicle charging stations, allowing it accurately to identify places where there are insufficient or out-of-service stations.

Elon Musk Will Be A Special Guest Of Italian Tech Week In Turin This Fall

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The post Elon Musk Will Be A Special Guest Of Italian Tech Week In Turin This Fall appeared first on EV Obsession. EV Companies Tesla Elon Musk Italian Tech Week

Geologists discover new path to rare earth mineral formation; implications for green energy and tech industries

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Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have shed new light on the formation mechanisms of a rare earth-bearing mineral that is in increasingly high demand across the globe for its use in the green energy and tech industries.

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Tech: Don’t Believe These 5 Plug-In Hybrid Myths!

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Road Test: BMW Middle Road PHEVs The post Tech: Don’t Believe These 5 Plug-In Hybrid Myths! Electric Cars Plug-In Hybrids Tech battery electric vehicle BEV BEVs Chevrolet Volt Chevy Volt electric car EV EVs PHEV PHEV myths PHEVs plug-in hybrid car Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

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Tokyo Tech catalyst enables lower-temperature synthesis of ammonia; energy and GHG savings

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Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have developed an improved catalyst for the synthesis of ammonia by taking the common dehydrating agent calcium hydride and adding fluoride to it.

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Georgia Tech team develops melt-infiltration technique for scalable production of solid-state batteries

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Georgia Tech’s technique is not yet commercially ready, but Yushin predicts that if a significant portion of the future EV market embraces solid-state batteries, “This would probably be the only way to go,” since it will allow manufacturers to use their existing production facilities and infrastructure. a Georgia Tech startup, with characterization performed at the Materials Characterization Center at Georgia Tech.

Qualcomm to supply chip to Renault for Megane E-Tech Electric

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Qualcomm to supply chip to Renault for Megane E-Tech Electric. Mégane E-TECH Electric. The Mégane E-TECH Electric is one of the most popular compact cars in Europe with a new body style, the Megan. The Renault Megane E-Tech Electric weighs 1,642 kgs and is 1.5

Tech: High/Low Temps Drain Your EV Range

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Interview: Batteries Are the Problem/Battery Management is the Solution The post Tech: High/Low Temps Drain Your EV Range first appeared on Clean Fleet Report. Batteries Electric Cars Tech batteries battery tech temperature affect on EV range

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Togg: The Turkish Tech Start-Up Entering the EV World

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The concept’s design isn’t ground-breaking, but the tech underneath the sleek body is where Togg are focussing their efforts. Self-described as a tech company first and foremost, the car acts as a ‘Smart Life’ platform. Concept EV Revealed at CES 2022.

Ford and BMW partner Solid Power demonstrates the safety of its solid-state battery tech

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Colorado-based Solid Power, the solid-state battery firm backed by Ford and BMW, claims that third-party safety tests show its battery tech to be safer than current lithium-ion chemistry.

Polestar invests in battery-tech firm StoreDot, still aiming for five-minute charging by 2024

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Polestar on Tuesday announced an investment in Israel-based battery firm StoreDot, which claims it will achieve extremely quick battery charging in tests.

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VinFast partners with Gotion High-Tech on LFP battery cell R&D

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Vietnam-based electric vehicle manufacturer VinFast and China-based Gotion High-Tech will jointly carry out R&D and production of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries. Gotion High-Tech is a leading developer and manufacturer of LFP batteries for electric vehicles, energy storage systems, and other applications in China and across the world. Gotion High-Tech has founded 8 R&D centers in China, the US, Japan, Singapore, Germany and India.

Lightyear tests solar roof tech on a Tesla Model 3

Green Car Reports

That car isn't quite ready for production yet, but Lightyear is testing its solar tech on modified Tesla Model 3 sedans. Dutch startup Lightyear plans to launch an electric car powered by a combination of solar panels and batteries.

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High tech Tesla Cybertruck camper is raising money at astronomical $400 million valuation

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CyberLandr, a very ambitious high-tech camper designed for the Tesla Cybertruck, is raising money at an astronomical $400 million valuation. more… The post High tech Tesla Cybertruck camper is raising money at astronomical $400 million valuation appeared first on Electrek.

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CATL improves cell-to-pack tech, claims advantage over Tesla 4680 cells

Green Car Reports

Battery supplier CATL on Wednesday announced its third-generation cell-to-pack technology, claiming this new version produces more power than the latest Tesla battery tech.

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Wireless inductive charging could sell more EVs, concludes study for tech leader

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Wireless charging firm WiTricity is making the case that its tech will help sell more electric cars. The company on Wednesday released results of a study it commissioned showing that availability of wireless charging could nudge consumers into taking the plunge. "EV

Nth Cycle says its electroextraction tech significantly reduces transportation costs for Li-ion battery recycling

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Features Tech Features EV Batteries Issue 56 - July/Aug 2021 Nth CycleRefining the circular economy for battery materials. As the e-mobility transition accelerates, demand for critical minerals is growing exponentially.

Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in optical and imaging technology start-up Spectralics

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Volvo Cars has invested in the optical and imaging technology start-up Spectralics through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, the company’s venture capital investment arm. The Volvo Cars Tech Fund was launched in 2018 and invests in high-potential technology start-ups around the globe. The investment gives Volvo Cars access to promising technology at an early stage of development.

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QuantumScape battery tech: A fast-charging electric-car game-changer?

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Volkswagen-backed startup QuantumScape on Tuesday revealed new data showing the capabilities of its solid-state battery tech. Several companies are working to develop solid-state batteries, which use a solid electrolyte instead of the liquid or gel used in current lithium-ion battery cells.

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GMC introduces 2022 HUMMER EV Edition 1; powered by all-new Ultium battery tech

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GMC introduced the 2022 HUMMER EV Edition 1. It will be the first fully electric addition to GMC’s lineup, driven by next-generation EV propulsion technology that enables off-road capability, on-road performance and an immersive driving experience.

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Kia sees electric vans as key products for mobility, autonomous tech

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Kia is betting big on electric vans, and it's jumping in with plans to build a new factory within its existing Hwaseong, South Korea, manufacturing complex dedicated to the production of them.

Can Deepfake Tech Train Computer Vision AIs?

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A recent survey has revealed that 99 percent of computer vision engineers have had a machine learning project completely canceled due to insufficient training data. Researchers have already been looking towards synthetic data to fill this breach.

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Ford awards TomTom global traffic service deal for next-gen SYNC tech

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Ford has awarded TomTom a global multi-year deal to provide Ford’s next-generation SYNC with its real-time traffic service. The all-new 2021 Ford F-150 pickup and the soon to be delivered all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV are the first Ford vehicles available with the technology.

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