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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Electro-hydraulic system wins Volvo Technology Award

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significant improvements in energy-efficiency, has received the Volvo Technology Award 2021. The company anticipates the new technology to be available in the excavator market in a near future.

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Emerging Fuels Technology seeks to raise $75M in Regulation A+ offering; BioGTL and FlareBuster plant technology

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Emerging Fuels Technology (EFT), a technology company focused on transforming a number of waste sources of carbon into fuels and chemicals that greatly reduce emissions while generating profits ( earlier post ), has launched a Regulation A+ equity funding campaign, following the qualification of its Form 1-A offering circular by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. It also has considerable expertise in upgrading technologies for making fuels and chemicals.

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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.

GM building new center for next-generation battery cell technology

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General Motors announced the Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center, an all-new facility that will significantly expand the company's battery technology operations and accelerate development and commercialization of longer range, more affordable electric vehicle batteries.

Lotus reveals new lightweight chassis technology for new family of EVs

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Just weeks after Lotus confirmed it will be launching a new family of EV performance cars, it has revealed the new lightweight chassis technology that will underpin the electric sports car in the range.

ORNL licenses high-power wireless vehicle charging technology to HEVO

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The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has licensed its high-power wireless charging technology for electric vehicles to HEVO. megawatts (1,500 kilowatts) per square meter—eight to 10 times higher than currently available technology.

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SSAB produces first fossil-free steel and delivers it to Volvo Group; HYBRIT technology

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SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall created HYBRIT, Hydrogen Breakthrough Ironmaking Technology, in 2016, with the aim of developing a technology for fossil-free iron- and steelmaking. This first sponge iron has since been used to produce the first steel made with this breakthrough technology.

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MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy unveil lithium-carbon battery technology with ultra-fast recharging

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MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy have unveiled a new battery technology which offers ultra-fast recharging coupled with good power density.

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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Gentherm receives first production vehicle award for ClimateSense technology

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Gentherm, a developer of innovative thermal management technologies ( earlier post ), has received its first production vehicle award for its ClimateSense technology on an all-new 2024 model year electric vehicle with a global automaker.

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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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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Tech: New Technology Reduces Diesel Emissions

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A new technology may take the already quite clean (especially compared with engines of just a little more than a decade ago) engines to a level that reduces smog-producing emissions while increasing fuel economy and yet not losing any performance.

Bosch develops flexible smart charging cable with integrated control and safety technology; no brick

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Bosch is introducing a flexible smart charging cable with integrated control and safety technology also does without the usual “charging brick”—the bulky in-cable control box—when charging at a 230-volt power socket.

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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Event: Battery Show and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo

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Senior leaders from the Department of Energy, Ford Motor Company and LG Energy Solutions are set to headline the upcoming jointly located Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo that will take place in Novi, Michigan, September 14-16, 2021.

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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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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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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.

DOE labs study on costs and benefits of new transportation technologies the most comprehensive to date

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There is uncertainty with how quickly these costs will drop, but the technology is trending in the right direction.

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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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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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.

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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Reaction Engines brings thermal management technology to Project Fresson to develop hydrogen fuel-cell-powered aircraft

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Project Fresson aims to accelerate the journey to zero-emissions passenger-carrying aircraft through using hydrogen fuel cell technology and Reaction Engines has been selected to provide its thermal management technology ( earlier post ) for fuel cell cooling. Project Fresson is a UK-funded project via the Aerospace Technology Institute to integrate hydrogen fuel cell technology into a 9-seat Britten Norman Islander.

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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Eaton’s Vehicle Group partnering with Ballard and NREL to develop heavy-duty truck fuel cell technology

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Power management company Eaton’ Vehicle Group has partnered with Ballard Fuel Cell Systems and the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop heavy-duty truck fuel cell technology.

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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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New Bosch 230 electric motor and inverter with silicon carbide technology offers system efficiency up to 97%

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To achieve this, hairpin winding technology is used in the stator as well as combined oil-water cooling. The Bosch portfolio also includes an advanced inverter with silicon carbide(SiC) technology.

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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.

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.

New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to adopt an evolved all-wheel control technology

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The S-AWC system is all-wheel control technology that offers integrated control of Active Stability Control (ASC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Active Yaw Control (AYC), which controls the left and right wheels via braking.

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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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

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.

Solid state battery technology explained

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We take an in-depth look at solid state battery tech with Pooja Vadhva, a PhD researcher in Solid State batteries, and Pranav Nagaveykar, former Engineer at Ford in EV Battery Design

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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.,

Rio Tinto Alma smelter site for first commercial demo of ELYSIS GHG-free aluminum smelting technology

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ELYSIS has selected the Alma smelter, operated by Rio Tinto in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Québec, for the first installation and demonstration of its inert anode technology at a commercial size of 450 kiloamperes (kA)—a common capacity for modern, full-scale smelters.

Wärtsilä Technology Adds Resiliency, Reliability & Recovery in Louisiana

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After Hurricane Ida’s path of destruction through Louisiana early last week, Wärtsilä engine technology in the New Orleans Power Station provided “a sign of hope” to the City of New Orleans. Electricity Sources Research Science Specific Technologies louisiana Wärtsilä Technology

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.

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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