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World Premier Of My Latest One Act Play This Sunday!

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Irizar introduces next-generation of electric ie bus

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The new generation of the Spain-based Irizar ie bus, an electric bus launched in July 2014, has now arrived on the market. New features include weight reduction, improved passenger capacity to meet the regulations of several countries, and new batteries providing greater range.

2019 78

Ford electric SUV, Bolt EV safety, VW’s US EV plant: Today’s Car News

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There’s now a fully electric member of the Ford Mustang family on the way next year. Volkswagen is making space—a lot of it—for building EVs in the US. The Chevy Bolt EV is now a Top Safety Pick.

2019 52

Review: Vauxhall Astra

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At what point does a facelift cease and a wholehearted update of a car begin? In the case of the Vauxhall Astra, that tipping point is now as the company introduces an entirely new range of engines

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Be on The LookOut For This Friend Of Freddy

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2019 130

UCLA Health Center receives electric Winnebago as mobile surgical instrument lab; MOTIV EPIC chassis

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Winnebago Industries, Inc. delivered the first all-electric mobile surgical instrument lab (eMSIL) to University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Health Center.

2019 78

With headlight tweak, Chevy Bolt EV is a Top Safety Pick

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The 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV has just been given a significantly better assessment of its safety from the IIHS. On Wednesday it was named an IIHS Top Safety pick, with a retest of its headlamps, which had previously been rated “poor.”

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Rheinmetall Automotive books €200M order in China for lightweight pistons

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China-based Kolbenschmidt Huayu Piston Co.

2019 78

Volkswagen breaks ground on $800M expansion for MEB-based EV production in US; battery assembly plant also

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Volkswagen of America marked the start of construction for its electric vehicle production facility. The Chattanooga site, where EV production will begin in 2022, will be Volkswagen’s North American assembly base for electric vehicles based on the Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB).

2019 78

3.0L EcoDiesel available across the 2020 Jeep Wrangler four-door lineup; 1st diesel-powered Wrangler in N America

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Jeep will offer a diesel-powered Wrangler for the first time in North America with the introduction of the 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel.

2019 78

Wind River partners with Xilinx on secure and safe platform for automated driving applications

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Wind River is collaborating with Xilinx on the development of a comprehensive automated driving platform that integrates Xilinx’s Versal adaptive compute acceleration platform (ACAP) and Wind River automotive software.

2019 78

Chinese EV company Xpeng Motors raises US$400M in Series C; Xiaomi strategic investor

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China-based Xpeng Motors has closed a US$400-million Series C capital funding from a group of strategic and institutional investors. Xiaomi Corporation, a global leader in the technology and consumer electronics sector, is joining as a strategic investor.

2019 78

Pierburg, Swoboda, BASF and GM develop the first all-plastic fuel vapor pump assembly in series production

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Pierburg (Rheinmetall Automotive), Swoboda, BASF and General Motors (GM) have developed the first all-plastic fuel vapor pump assembly in series production. It is currently produced at Pierburg’s facility in Fountain Inn, South Carolina and placed on the 2019 Cadillac XT4.

2019 78

Volkswagen using Continental in-car application server in ID. electric vehicles

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The electronics architecture of the modern generation of vehicles is undergoing a profound transformation, moving away from the many individual control units of current cars towards a small number of high-performance functional domain computers.

2019 78

The majority of vehicle buyers are older than 54

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by Michael Sivak. In this analysis, I compare the age composition of buyers of new light-duty vehicles (cars and light trucks) in 2007 and 2017.

2019 78

Lifecycle CO2 balance of Mercedes-Benz EQC as low as 17.1t CO2 with hydropower

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The lifecycle CO 2 balance of the Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC is as low as 17.1 tonnes of CO 2 when the electricity is produced by hydropower; 16.4 tonnes of that is from the production of the vehicle itself. On the average EU electricity mix, the lifecycle CO 2 balance almost doubles to 32.4

2019 78

Changes in vehicle miles traveled often mirror changes in gasoline price

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The number of vehicle miles traveled (VMT) often mirrors changes in the price of gasoline, according to data presented bybthe US Department of Energy (DOE). The figure below shows the percentage change in gasoline prices and VMT from one year to the next (e.g.,

2019 78

Hyundai Motor demonstrates autonomous driving tech capabilities with its first successful truck platooning trial

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Hyundai Motor Company successfully conducted the company’s first platooning of trailer trucks on the Yeoju Smart Highway replicating real-world traffic conditions. Hyundai Motor conducted the trial using two trailer-connected Xcient trucks.

2019 78

Hyundai Motor Group develops first road noise active noise control technology; to be applied to Genesis model

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed the first Road Noise Active Noise Control (RANC) system. RANC builds on the Group’s current Active Noise Control (ANC) technology, which actively reduces noise by emitting soundwaves inverted to incoming noise.

2019 78

Bidirectional Charging Management (BCM) research project gets green light; tying in renewables

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2019 78

E-scooter start-up VOI Technology raises $85M in Series B

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Sweden-based e-scooter operator VOI Technology has raised $85 million from new investors and existing to continue its mission of building a profitable micro-mobility business that transforms the future of urban transport. VOI launched in September 2018.

2019 78

Wärtsilä, PSA Marine begin IntelliTug trials in Port of Singapore

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Following the installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbor tug PSA Polaris , Wärtsilä, in collaboration with PSA Marine, is carrying out trials of the autonomous tug in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions.

2019 78

ExxonMobil, FuelCell Energy expand agreement to optimize carbonate fuel cell technology for large-scale carbon capture

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ExxonMobil and FuelCell Energy, Inc. signed a new, two-year expanded joint-development agreement to further enhance carbonate fuel cell technology for the purpose of capturing carbon dioxide from industrial facilities.

2019 78

Chevrolet Menlo EV makes global premiere in China

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The Chevrolet Menlo EV made its global premiere in China at 2019 Chevrolet Gala Night. The Chevrolet Blazer seven-seat mid-large SUV also was shown for the first time in China at the event. Chevrolet Menlo. The Chevrolet Menlo will be the brand’s first fully electric vehicle available in China.

2019 78

Volkswagen starts pre-production in first China plant focused only on e-mobility; MEB-based vehicles from Oct 2020

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The new plant of The SAIC Volkswagen joint venture’s new plant—which is dedicated to production of all electric vehicles on Volkswagen’s Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB)—has been completed in Anting, Shanghai.

2019 78

Blue World Technologies signs strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese EV manufacturer AIWAYS; methanol fuel cell vehicles

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Blue World Technologies has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China-based new energy vehicle manufacturer AIWAYS, with the purpose of supplying the market with vehicles powered by methanol fuel cells for fast refueling and long range.

2019 78

Cal Tech’s Dr Kimberly See awarded this year’s Science Award Electrochemistry

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This year’s international Science Award Electrochemistry was presented to Dr Kimberly See of the California Institute of Technology at the Science Award Electrochemistry & Science Dialogue held in Wolfsburg’s Autostadt. The award has been presented seven times as a joint initiative of Volkswagen and BASF and is aimed at young scientists of excellence. Prizes total €70,000, of which €50,000 is awarded to the overall winner.

2019 60

Study finds climate impact of hydropower varies widely

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Although hydropower is broadly considered to be much more environmentally friendly than electricity generated from fossil fuels (e.g., earlier post ), a new study by a team at Environmental Defense Fund finds that the climate impact of hydropower facilities varies widely throughout the world and over time, with some facilities emitting more greenhouse gases than those burning fossil fuels.

2019 60

Workhorse adds EnerDel as battery supplier for new C-Series electric delivery vehicle

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Workhorse Group Inc. announced that EnerDel would be an additional key battery supplier for its next-generation C-Series delivery vehicle. In conjunction with this announcement, Workhorse placed an initial order for 5,200 EnerDel Vigor+ battery packs, which will be used in the production of its growing backlog of C-Series customer orders. Workhorse has secured financing to be able to provide battery leasing packages for the entire EnerDel partnership.

2019 60

DOE awards $3.6M to High Performance Computing projects in manufacturing, materials and mobility

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $3.6 million to 12 projects under its High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) initiative. Selected projects will receive access to the National Laboratories’ high-performance computing (HPC) facilities and expertise to help address key challenges in US manufacturing, material, and mobility development. HPC4EI is the umbrella program for DOE’s HPC for Manufacturing, HPC for Materials, and HPC for Mobility initiatives.

2019 60

2020 Keeling Curve Prize application period open; transportation and mobility category

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The application period has opened for the 2020 Keeling Curve Prize, which awards $25,000 to each of 10 projects designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or increase their uptake. Each year, this prestigious competition attracts entries from around the world. The prize is named after scientist Charles David Keeling’s iconic graph showing a sharp increase in the concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere since the 1950s.

2019 60

UH team reports new catalyst efficiently produces hydrogen from seawater; promising for large-scale hydrogen production, desalination

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Researchers from the University of Houston have reported a significant breakthrough with a new oxygen evolution reaction catalyst that, combined with a hydrogen evolution reaction catalyst, achieved current densities capable of supporting industrial demands while requiring relatively low voltage to start seawater electrolysis.

2019 60

BMW Group reports 8.6% increase in electrified vehicle sales in October

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Sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles worldwide were up 8.6% to 14,182 units in October, due to availability of the new BMW 330e and the BMW X5 xDrive45e. For the first 10 months of 2019, sales of electrified vehicles are up 0.1% to 110,734 units. The BMW i brand, with the BMW i3 and BMW i8, continued its positive sales trend over the first 10 months of the year, with an increase of +19.3% to 34,479 units. Sales of the MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 Plug-in Hybrid climbed 30.1%

2019 60

Analysis: Higher fuel costs under lax Trump mpg rules outweigh affordability gains

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The Trump administration's proposed fuel economy regulation rollbacks could cost U.S. consumers as much as $300 billion, a new analysis suggests, calling into question EPA chief Andrew Wheeler's claims that the new proposals would save buyers money, prompting them to purchase newer, safer cars.

2019 52

Volkswagen breaks ground on plant expansion for US-made electric cars

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Volkswagen has broken ground on an $800 million expansion of its Tennessee production facility that will eventually house assembly lines for electric vehicles. The Wednesday announcement marks the beginning of a shift toward battery-electric vehicles for the U.S. market.

2019 52

Ford electric SUV gets a pony-car name: Mustang Mach-E

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The fully electric Ford Mustang concocted for the annual SEMA show and revealed last week turned out to be quite the harbinger. With an announcement this morning, a fully electric Ford Mustang will be available at dealerships by the end of 2020. Hold your horses.

2019 52

Qantas Group targets net zero carbon emissions by 2050; $50M investment in sustainable aviation fuels

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The Qantas Group announced it will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a major expansion of the airline’s commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry. With actions starting from today, the Australian national carrier will immediately double the number of flights being offset; cap net emissions from 2020 onwards; and invest $50 million over 10 years to help develop a sustainable aviation fuel industry.

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