Sat.Sep 23, 2017 - Fri.Sep 29, 2017

Why better-battery startups fail in the US and how to fix it: report

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Over the past decade, advances battery technology have progressed steadily, but not quite as quickly as impatient electric-car advocates might like. With electric cars and plug-in hybrids fast becoming part of every carmaker's lineup, durable, less expensive, and higher-capacity batteries are more important than ever. Yet despite growing. Batteries battery pack research and development Startups

PROSUME blockchain-based platform for new peer-to-peer energy models; EV platform

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The PROSUME Energy Foundation has developed a blockchain-based platform to exchange electricity from renewable and fossil sources.

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RWD Tesla Model S 75 gone after September 24, as electric-car range continues to change

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This year has seen a dizzying profusion of changes to the features, options, and available versions of the Tesla Model S luxury electric car, now in its sixth model year. Anyone who wants to buy a new Model S with rear-wheel drive, however, must act fast. The 2017 Tesla Model S 75, the sole variant without all-wheel drive, will be removed from the

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Anticipating increased demand for EVs, Teijin to support World Solar Challenge

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Eaton Cummins JV unveils 12-speed automated transmission

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Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced the new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission—the lightest, most efficient 1,850 lb-ft (2,508 N·m) capable heavy-duty transmission.

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NTT and Toyota begin joint research aimed at promoting the use of lifestyle support robots

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Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) have commenced joint research with the aim of promoting the use of partner robots that can help and coexist harmoniously with humans. The research aims to provide support for various situations that occur in daily life utilizing AI technology (corevo) from the NTT Group and the Human Support Robot (HSR), one of the partner robots currently being developed by Toyota.

Inflexion to buy Xtrac

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Inflexion Private Equity said that funds managed by Inflexion have agreed on the buyout of Xtrac Ltd, a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance transmissions for the motorsport and automotive industry. Xtrac supplies most of the world’s top motorsport teams in both two and four-wheeled formulae across the globe, from MotoGP to Formula 1.

DOE announces $36M in funding for carbon capture technologies

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $36 million in federally-funded financial assistance to advance carbon capture technologies.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES introduces new 12nm FinFET technology; enhancements for next-gen automotive electronics

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) plans to introduce a new 12nm Leading-Performance (12LP) FinFET (fin field-effect transistor) semiconductor manufacturing process. The technology is expected to deliver better density and a performance boost over GF’s current-generation 14nm FinFET offering, satisfying the processing needs of the most demanding compute-intensive applications from artificial intelligence and virtual reality to high-end smartphones and networking infrastructure.

2019 Volvo XC40, 2017 e-Golf prices, Porsche's faster charging, Tesla Model S 100D: The Week in Reverse

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What's the catch that some journalists didn't notice in a new electric-car announcement by China? Which unlikely green car completed the grueling, no-support-allowed Mongol Rally? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, September 22, 2017. Friday, we covered the 2019. The Week In Reverse