Breakthrough in EV Battery technology

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A Breakthrough in EV Battery technology. Massless battery technology for electric vehicles . The battery technology which they are claiming is told to be made completely of carbon fibre. The special features: The name itself tells us the purpose of this technology.

Boeing’s Insitu advances its fuel cell technology; LH2 fueling

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The defense industry is growing increasingly interested in the benefits of hydrogen fuel cell technology, which range from environmental to operational.

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Optodot awarded new patent for Electrode Coated Separator technology

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This new IP is directed to Optodot’s NanoPore Electrode Coated Separator (ECS) technology, defining an advanced design and manufacturing option for next?generation Optodot Corporation has added a new US patent to its portfolio of more than 90 pending and issued battery patents worldwide.

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New Fraunhofer membrane technology enables co-transport of hydrogen and natural gas

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have developed a membrane technology for the energy-efficient and economic separation of hydrogen from natural gas.

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QuantumScape releases performance data for its solid-state battery technology

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In addition, the data shows QuantumScape battery technology is capable of lasting hundreds of thousands of miles, and is designed to operate at a wide range of temperatures, including results that show operation at -30 degrees Celsius.

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Saga Pure takes 33% stake in liquid hydrogen storage technology company

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million) in a private placement of new shares in IC Technologies AS (ICT), which is developing a novel storage solution for liquid hydrogen and LNG. Norway-based Green inverstment company Saga Pure ASA has committed to subscribe for NOK 30 million (US$3.5

Unifrax introduces new silicon fiber anode technology

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Unifrax, a manufacturer of high-performance specialty materials, introduced its latest proprietary technology, SiFAB Silicon Fiber Anode Battery Technology by Unifrax. This anode technology enables significantly higher energy density in lithium-ion battery systems and has successfully been tested with incremental Si loadings of greater than 40%.

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ARPA-E announces $35M for technologies to reduce methane emissions

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ARPA-E announced up to $35 million for a new program focused on developing technologies to reduce methane emissions in the oil, gas, and coal industries: “Reducing Emissions of Methane Every Day of the Year” ( REMEDY ) ( DE-FOA-0002504 ). Systems must incorporate technologies that can operate at lean- and ultra-lean methane concentrations integrated with sensors and/or control algorithms to quantify emission reduction and ensure consistent operation.

Canada invests C$2.89M in U of Alberta biojet technology

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The Government of Canada announced a $2,890,000-investment in the University of Alberta’s biojet technology. The investment will support the university’s Lipid-to-Hydrocarbon (LTH) technology by developing two pathways to generate renewable jet fuel from a range of feedstocks, including waste materials from the restaurant and livestock industries. The University of Alberta, along with project partners Alberta Innovates, FORGE Hydrocarbons Inc.,

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Porsche presents 3D-printing technology for bucket seats

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With the 3D-printed bodyform full-bucket seat, we’re once again giving series-production customers the opportunity to experience technology carried over from motor sports.

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Lucid Motors releases details about its electric drivetrain technology

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Lucid has been able to closely match its own computer-modeled predictions in real world testing by carefully engineering its proprietary technology with a focus on optimizing every aspect of the Air’s performance and efficiency.

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Blue World Technologies starting production of methanol fuel cells

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Methanol fuel cell developer and manufacturer Blue World Technologies ( earlier post ) is starting limited production—the first step in commercializing its methanol fuel cell technology. —Anders Korsgaard, CEO and Co-founder of Blue World Technologies.

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Insight LiDAR develops first gesture detection sensing technology for autonomous vehicle LiDAR systems

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The Insight 1600 use Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR sensor technology that utilizes a low power continuous wave of light instead of high-power laser pulses to sense its environment.

Three coming DOE funding opportunities for sustainable transportation technologies

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue three sustainable transportation technologies funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) in Spring 2021. These potential funding opportunities seek innovative research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) in the pursuit of technologies that will help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the transportation sector, the highest source of emissions in the United States.

BMW’s GM of battery cell technology joins Wildcat Discovery’s board

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Wildcat Discovery Technologies, a technology company that uses proprietary high-throughput methods to develop new battery materials rapidly, announced that Dr. Peter Lamp, General Manager of the Battery Cell Technology Group at BMW AG, has joined its Board of Directors.

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Volkswagen Group presents technology roadmap for batteries and charging

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The Volkswagen Group presented its technology roadmap for batteries and charging up to 2030 today on its first “Power Day”. Cross-brand responsibility for this technology roadmap will lie with Volkswagen Group Components led by Thomas Schmall, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group for Technology, and CEO of Volkswagen Group Components. This will finally make e-mobility affordable and the dominant drive technology.

Proterra battery technology to power Lightning eMotors Electric Transit commercial van

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Proterra , a leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, and Lightning eMotors announced a new collaboration to power the Generation 4 Lightning Electric Transit commercial van using Proterra’s battery technology.

ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium create fuel cell technology JV

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Germany-based ElringKlinger and France-based Plastic Omnium, two automotive supplier leaders in their respective business areas, will create EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, a joint venture dedicated to fuel cell stack development, production and commercialization.

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Advent Technologies to collaborate with Los Alamos, UT Austin, RPI, UNM and Toyota in the development of next-generation HT-PEM fuel cell technology

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We at Advent are committed to bringing HT-PEM technology to the market. We believe that HT-PEM represents not only a breakthrough for heavy-duty automotive technology but also for aviation, portable, and off-grid power generation.

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Soteria BIG licenses ORNL Li-ion battery safety technology

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Soteria Battery Innovation Group (BIG) has exclusively licensed and optioned a technology developed by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory designed to eliminate thermal runaway in lithium ion batteries due to mechanical damage.

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Fraunhofer suggests e-scooters as application for its magnesium hydride paste hydrogen storage technology

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Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM in Dresden have developed an ultra-high-capacity hydrogen storage substance for PEM fuel cell applications based on solid magnesium hydride.

SwRI receives $5.25M ARPA-E award for NEXTCAR technology

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The US Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) awarded a three-year, $5.25-million contract to Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) to continue developing connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies to help passenger vehicles operate more efficiently and reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.

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SwRI opens new automotive catalyst technology center

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Southwest Research Institute has launched a new automotive emissions aftertreatment catalyst testing facility, expanding the capacity and capabilities of its Universal Synthetic Gas Reactor (USGR) technology.

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US DOE announces $26.9M for advanced nuclear technology

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced funding for three domestic projects that will accelerate advanced nuclear technology development. The awards are through the Office of Nuclear Energy’s (NE) funding opportunity announcement ( DE-FOA-0001817 ) US Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development, in collaboration with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office for the hydrogen-related selections.

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Global OEM selects Eaton’s power distribution technology for new electric commercial vehicle platform

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Eaton’s extensive experience and application of fuse and circuit protection technology allowed for PDU integration at levels others could not match.

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Baker Hughes acquires exclusive license from SRI International for mixed salt process technology for carbon capture

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SRI has received support from the US Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy (FE) and National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in developing its MSP technology.

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Advent Technologies signs CRADA with DOE labs for development of next-generation HT-PEM fuel cell technology

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Advent Technologies Holdings signed a joint development agreement (CRADA) with the US Department of Energy’s (DOE), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). This project will also contribute to the acceleration of energy and transportation technologies that will enable a clean, zero-emissions energy future. Emory De Castro, Advent’s Chief Technology Officer.

Fisker to establish new technology center in San Francisco

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announced details surrounding its first dedicated engineering and technology center, to be located in the Mission District of San Francisco. Fisker Inc.

U.S. Xpress invests in autonomous trucking technology company TuSimple

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has invested in TuSimple , a self-driving technology company bringing to market an autonomous solution for long-haul freight transportation ( earlier post ). Xpress is actively testing the technology on select shipping lanes and President & CEO, Eric Fuller has joined TuSimple’s Executive Advisory Board. Xpress has been working with TuSimple since 2019 and has recently begun testing the autonomous technology on select lanes for some of its major customers.

Toyota introduces second-generation Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle as design and technology flagship

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For 2021, Toyota has fully rebooted the Mirai, originally offered in 2016, as a premium rear-wheel drive sports-luxury fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) with striking design, cutting-edge technology, more engaging driving performance and a significantly longer EPA-estimated range rating.

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SwRI engineers develop near-zero emissions diesel engine technology; 90% reduction of NOx

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Southwest Research Institute engineers have developed the next generation of clean diesel engine technology to reduce hazardous nitrogen oxides (NO x ) and carbon dioxide emissions while minimizing fuel consumption. SwRI developed the technology for the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

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Lithium producer Orocobre working with EnergyX on direct extraction technology

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Orocobre Limited and Energy Exploration Technologies Inc. EnergyX ) have entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) on working together on implementation of direct lithium extraction (DLE) technologies in promoting sustainable development and innovation in the lithium mining sector.

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Achates Power continues development of opposed-piston technology for US Army vehicles

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Achates Power was recently awarded a $5-million contract from the US Army to expand the family of opposed-piston engines for military vehicles. The project, awarded in late-2020, builds upon the success of the Advanced Combat Engine (ACE). Earlier post.)

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DOE to award $15M for direct air capture technologies

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Since 2001, DOE-FE’s Carbon Capture Program has been identifying and advancing technologies with the goal of removing CO 2 from point sources such as fossil fuel-based power plants and industrial processes or directly from the atmosphere. The technologies should incur minimum costs and minimum energy penalties. Project researchers should achieve a better understanding of system costs, performance, and other factors to accelerate development of this climate-critical technology.

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Magna showcasing emobility technologies in new e4 demonstrator car

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Magna’s roadmap to e-mobility includes technologies showcased in the all-new e4 technology demonstrator car, which made its debut during the company’s winter test-driving activities in northern Sweden. e4 technology demonstrator in Sweden.

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NTSB picks mandatory collision avoidance and connected vehicle technologies as one of most wanted transportation safety improvements

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The National Transportation Safety Board has released its 2021 – 2022 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements; one of the 10 items in the list was “Require Collision Avoidance and Connected Vehicle Technologies on All Vehicles”. These technologies include forward-collision warning and automatic emergency braking, which can warn the driver of an upcoming hazard and act if the driver doesn’t respond.

City of Boulder working with Fermata Energy to test V2B technology

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This vehicle-to-building (V2B) technology can provide the city new ways to manage its energy load, and to reduce energy costs. We look forward to testing this new technology and seeing the data to understand the potential of technology like this.

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Freudenberg Sealing Technologies offers material testing for lithium-ion battery electrolytes

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Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST) has expanded its material testing capabilities to include performance and compatibility evaluations of the rubber, elastomers and thermoplastics used to seal and safely maintain lithium-ion batteries.

Toyota moves closer to production with next-generation fuel cell technology for heavy-duty trucks; new Mirai system

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Toyota’s next generation fuel cell electric technology is now powering a new set of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks. These new prototypes not only use production-intent hardware, they will also allow us to start looking beyond drayage into broader applications of this proven technology.

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Magna introduces eBeam technology for electrifying pickups and light commercial vehicles

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It is a bold endeavor to electrify pickup trucks, whose owners demand the towing and hauling capabilities they are currently used to, and we’ve accomplished it with our eBeam technology.

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Teijin joins AZL Partner Network for Lightweight Production Technology

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The objectives of the cross-industry AZL Partner Network for Lightweight Production Technology align closely with Teijin’s vision and goals of developing lightweight materials and components for these next generation vehicles.

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Daimler Trucks’ Autonomous Technology Group adding testing center in New Mexico

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September 2020 marks one year of Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics partnering as a team after the US based automated driving technology company became part of Daimler Trucks’ Autonomous Technology Group.

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Mullen Technologies receives letter of intent for purchase order of 1,500 MX-05 EVs

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Mullen Technologies Inc., an emerging EV manufacturer, has executed a non-binding Letter of Intent with Unlimited Electrical Contractors Corp (UEC) to enter definitive agreements for the purchase of up to 10,000 MX-05 electric vehicles. Earlier post.)

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