Mercedes-Benz acquires electric motor technology company YASA

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Mercedes-Benz has acquired YASA, a pioneer in next-generation electric drive technology. Founded in 2009, YASA’s proprietary axial-flux electric motor is a step-change from the legacy radial electric motor technology.

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Toyota developing hydrogen combustion engine technologies through motorsports

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Toyota has long engaged in the innovation of engine technology. It is also applying the technologies that it has continued to refine through its participation in motorsports to production vehicles, with the GR Yaris launched last September being one example.


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GKN Automotive accelerating advanced development of next-generation 800V eDrive technologies

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GKN Automotive is accelerating its development of next generation eDrive technologies in response to the rapidly increasing global demand for electrified vehicles. Future eDrive technologies, using 800V technology, promise faster charging times and superior performance.

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DOE awards $125M to bring clean energy technologies to market

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a total of $125 million to support 110 clean energy technology projects (DE-FOA-0002381). Through DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, the phase II awards support the research and development of innovative clean energy technologies toward commercialization.

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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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MAHLE criticizes EC CO2 regulation proposal for abandoning technology neutrality

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However, MAHLE does not consider that the proposals made by the Commission maintain the balance which is required between environmental protection, technology and employment. MAHLE charged that the Commission has finally abandoned the approach of technology neutrality. The prescription of specific technology is in contradiction with the principles of a free market and competition to which MAHLE is committed.

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Gentherm leads investment in electric battery cooling technology maker Carrar

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Gentherm, a developer of innovative thermal management technologies, is the lead investor in a seed round of financing in Carrar , an Israel-based technology developer of advanced thermal management systems for the electric mobility market.

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GTI launching a hydrogen technology center

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GTI, a research, development and training organization focused on natural gas and energy markets, is launching a hydrogen technology center. GTI has expertise in new storage and conversion technologies with materials development and testing.

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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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SVOLT Energy Technology first to scale production of safer Li-ion cells using Soteria technology

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SVOLT Energy Technology, a global advanced technology company and spin-off of Chinese automobile manufacturer Great Wall Motors, is the first to begin commercialization of lithium-ion batteries (LIB) utilizing metallic thin-film separator technology from Soteria Battery Innovation Group (BIG).

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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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Electric Tug Design Features Autonomous Technology

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tugboat with autonomous technology — providing operators a sustainable and high-performing solution for ship assist and harbor services in any port. The post Electric Tug Design Features Autonomous Technology appeared first on EV Obsession.

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.

Lufthansa Group and BASF roll out sharkskin technology on Boeing 777 freighters: AeroSHARK

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Lufthansa Technik and BASF will equip Lufthansa Cargo’s entire Boeing 777 Freighter fleet with eco-friendly sharkskin technology in 2022. This is an excellent example of sustainability in practice, achieved through partnership-based collaboration and innovative technologies.

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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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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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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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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Audi RS Q e-tron: Test Laboratory for Possible Future Technologies at the Dakar Rally

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The post Audi RS Q e-tron: Test Laboratory for Possible Future Technologies at the Dakar Rally appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Vehicles Research Specific Technologies Audi RS Q e-tron The Dakar Rally

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Crowley completes first US design for fully electric tug with autonomous technology

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Crowley Engineering Services has completed the design of the first fully electric US tugboat with autonomous technology. The fully modular batteries allow for upgrades as electric technology changes.

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

Group14 Technologies and SK materials form JV to build plant for lithium-silicon battery materials

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Group14 Technologies, a global provider of silicon-carbon composite materials for lithium-ion markets, and SK materials, one of the world’s top manufacturers of special gases and industrial gases, are forming a joint venture to build a factory for lithium-silicon battery materials in South Korea.

BMW i Ventures invests in Kodiak Robotics; autonomous long-haul trucking technology

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a developer of self-driving long-haul trucking technology. The funds from the BMW i Ventures investment help Kodiak expand its team and fleet, as well as continue to develop its self-driving technology purpose-built for long-haul trucks.

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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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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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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Deutsche Aircraft and H2FLY partner on hydrogen-fuel-cell technology for commercial regional aircraft

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Having grown out of a partnership between the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the University of Ulm, H2FLY has demonstrated innovative hydrogen fuel cell technology in aviation. I am happy about the agreed technological cooperation for a sustainable aviation made in Germany.

Suzuki and Daihatsu join CJP to apply CASE technologies in mini-commercial vehicles in Japan

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have joined the Commercial Japan Partnership (CJP) commercial vehicle project ( earlier post ) to accelerate their carbon neutrality initiatives in minivehicles through the dissemination of CASE technologies (connected, autonomous, shared and electric) and services. As part of their participation in the project, Suzuki and Daihatsu are to each acquire 10% of issued shares of Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies, the joint venture for the CJP initiative, from Toyota Motor Corporation.

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Alfa Laval acquires minority stake in an ship air lubrication technology company

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Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has acquired a minority stake in the Netherlands-based technology company Marine Performance Systems (MPS).

Juice Technology to Produce Juice Booster Custom Edition for BMW Group Production Lines

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July 6, 2021 – Juice Technology AG, manufacturer of charging stations and software, and leading producer of portable charging stations for electric vehicles, has won a contract to supply JUICE BOOSTER 2 to BMW Group […].

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Umicore and Anglo American partner to develop PGM-based technology for LOHC hydrogen applications in FCEVs

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This catalyst technology has the potential to transform the way hydrogen can be stored and used to power FCEVs. The joint research and development program targets new PGM-based catalyst technologies for LOHC, that can be installed directly on FCEVs and other mobile applications.

Enevate announces new production license agreement for silicon-dominant battery technology

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This production license agreement with EnerTech is the next milestone in Enevate’s technology roadmap that leads to commercialization scheduled for 2022. With its Extreme Fast Charge capability, Enevate technology allows for a battery to charge in as fast as five minutes.

Air Liquide’s technology chosen for Daxing hydrogen station in Beijing, the world’s largest by refueling capacity

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Ltd, a subsidiary of Air Liquide Group, supplied and installed 8 hydrogen dispenser units (each with two fueling nozzles) for the Daxing hydrogen station, owned and operated by Beijing Hypower Energy Technology Ltd. Beijing HyPower Energy Technology Ltd.,

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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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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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.

Sono Motors & MAN Truck & Bus Want to Jointly Analyze Applications of Solar Technology in Commercial Vehicles

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The post Sono Motors & MAN Truck & Bus Want to Jointly Analyze Applications of Solar Technology in Commercial Vehicles appeared first on EV Obsession.

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New technology converts waste polyethylene to jet fuel in an hour

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This work is a milestone for us to advance this new technology to commercialization.

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Keysight Technologies expands C-V2X test solutions across the automotive workflow

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Keysight Technologies, a technology company that delivers advanced design and validation solutions, announced the new Keysight C-V2X Autonomous Drive Emulation (ADE) solution, which enables functional, protocol and radio frequency (RF) measurements on 3GPP Release14 C-V2X devices from the Keysight UXM 5G Wireless Test platform.

Technip Energies launches suite of blue hydrogen production technologies

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Proven, company-developed and owned technologies and equipment, available to customers today. Technip Energies has launched of BlueH 2 by T.EN, a full suite of deeply-decarbonized and affordable solutions for hydrogen production. Building on its more than 50-year track record in the hydrogen market, Technip Energies is expanding its role into low/no-carbon energy solutions. Technip Energies’ BlueH2 by T.EN

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.