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New electrode material for solid-state batteries improves performance

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A research team from Japan has recently developed a novel electrode material for all-solid-state batteries (ASSBs) by combining lithium sulfate and lithium ruthenate, which results in improved performance. An open-access paper on their work is published in Science Advances.

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Will Alpha Motors sell the retro-cute EV style other automakers have shunned in the US?

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The glut of EV startups is allowing car designers to do some very exciting work. While mainstream automakers churn out endless crossovers with the same predictable truck-inspired styling, Alpha Motors' idea of a "crossover" looks more like a vintage rally car than a modern EV.

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Airbus exploring hydrogen fuel cell propellor “pods” for aircraft propulsion

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Airbus is conducting studies to determine how scalable a hydrogen fuel cell “pod” configuration, among others, could be to large commercial aircraft.

Michelin to ship tires on sail-powered cargo ships

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The Michelin Group recently signed a transport commitment with the French shipping line NEOLINE. NEOLINE’s decarbonized shipping service relies on wind energy as the main propulsion for its 136m cargo ships with 4200 m 2 of sails.

First charging station for EVs using second-life batteries from Irizar e-mobility is in service

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The first charging station for EVs that uses energy storage based on second-life batteries from Irizar e-mobility is up and running. This charging point, developed by Repsol and Ibil , has been installed in a Repsol service station on the N-I road where it goes through the city of Tolosa in Gipuzkoa.

Bombardier (now Alstom) to convert AGC hybrid trains to full battery power

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Bombardier Transportation (now part of Alstom) introduced a variety of green innovations to reduce CO 2 emissions and pollution in the railway sector.

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Study finds GHG emissions from corn ethanol now 46% lower than gasoline

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A new study by a team from Environmental Health & Engineering (EH&E) has found that greenhouse gas emissions from corn ethanol are 46% lower than those from gasoline—a decrease in emissions from the estimated 39% done by previous modeling.

Cummins provides 20MW PEM electrolyzer to Air Liquide for green hydrogen production

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Global technology and power solutions leader Cummins Inc. has provided a 20-megawatt PEM electrolyzer system to generate green hydrogen, making it the largest in operation in the world. The Cummins electrolyzer system is installed at the Air Liquide hydrogen production facility in Bécancour, Québec.

Kawasaki completes world’s first liquefied hydrogen receiving terminal

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. recently completed Kobe LH2 Terminal (Hy touch Kobe), the world’s first liquefied hydrogen receiving terminal. Kawasaki built this terminal for the CO 2 -free Hydrogen Energy Supply-chain Technology Research Association (HySTRA).

Georgia Tech team develops AI to read EV charging station reviews to find infrastructure gaps

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A team from Georgia Tech has developed an AI that can analyze user reviews of electric vehicle charging stations, allowing it accurately to identify places where there are insufficient or out-of-service stations. An open-access paper on the work is published in the journal Patterns.

Front Group For Oil Company Representatives In Congress Celebrates All White Heritage; Called Out By Greenius, “CO2 Was At 395ppm When Shultz Endorsed Their B t. It’s 416ppm today.”

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Volta readies electric trucks for Europe, with US suppliers

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Sweden-based Volta Trucks is readying an electric commercial vehicle for the European market, but it's relying on suppliers based in the United States for key components.

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Canadian company AK Motor International introduces new EV brand: Maple Majestic

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Canada-based AK Motor International Corporation, an automotive intellectual property management company, is launching a new electric vehicle brand: Maple Majestic. Arising from AK Motor’s project CANU (Canadian Automotive New Utilities), Maple Majestic is intended to excel in difficult environments.

UK consortium launches InCEPTion project to develop integrated electric aircraft propulsion module

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Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) specialist Blue Bear Systems Research, a UK Small to Medium Enterprise, has formed a seven-strong consortium to develop a next-generation, all-electric propulsion module to enhance aircraft performance while reducing operating costs.

New nanomaterial supports enhanced and stabilized hydrogen production from methanol

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A team led by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (Berkeley Lab) Molecular Foundry has designed and synthesized ultrasmall nickel nanoclusters (?1.5 nm) deposited on defect-rich BN nanosheet (Ni/BN) catalysts with excellent methanol dehydrogenation activity and selectivity.

Effenco launches ultracap-based heavy-duty all-electric system at a diesel price

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Développement Effenco Inc., a Canada-based company specializing in the design of electric propulsion systems for heavy-duty vocational vehicles, has launched an all-electric system at the same purchase price as diesel alternatives.

Vietnam’s VinFast launches 3 electric crossovers with autonomous capabilities; two headed for N.A. and Europe

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Vietnam’s first carmaker, VinFast, is launching three electric crossovers: VF31, VF32, VF33. All three offer a range of steering and self-driving assistance features and are equipped with safety and intelligence features.

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.

Groupe Renault unveils new strategic plan “Renaulution”; from volumes to value

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In France, Luca de Meo, CEO Groupe Renault, presented the group’s new strategic plan— “Renaulution”—which, among other more specific elements, aims to shift Groupe Renault’s strategy from volumes to value.

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BNSF and Wabtec commence battery-electric locomotive pilot test in California

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BNSF Railway Company and Wabtec began testing battery-electric locomotive technology in revenue service between Barstow and Stockton, California. As BNSF seeks ways to further reduce its environmental impact, the advancement of battery technology offers some possible solutions.

LME copper prices at 9-year high

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On 19 February, LME cash prices for copper hit a nine-year peak of US$8,806.50/t. This is the highest level since 1 May 2012 when copper traded at US$8,528/t.

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Toyota claims the 2021 Mirai fuel-cell car cleans the air, calls it “minus emissions”

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Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles produce only water vapor as emissions—water that could in theory be filtered and made potable.

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Xpeng partners with Livox to deploy lidar in new 2021 production EV

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Xpeng Inc., a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company, has collaborated with Livox , a lidar maker, to deploy Livox automotive-grade lidar technology in Xpeng’s new production model in 2021. Livox is Xpeng’s first partner in lidar technology.

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VanadiumCorp beginning work on next-generation vanadium redox flow batteries for ships

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VanadiumCorp Resource Inc. announced that commercial development work has commenced for the first phase of key design and engineering of next-generation vanadium redox flow-battery systems (VRFB Battery) for marine propulsion applications.

Amazon invests in electrofuels company Infinium

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Infinium, an electrofuels solution provider, announced the close of a funding round bringing together a consortium of investors including Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), AP Ventures, Neuman & Esser, and the Grantham Environmental Trust.

Modular SMR hydrogen producer BayoTech receives $157M investment

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BayoTech, Inc., a provider of on-site hydrogen production, received an equity investment of up to $157 million from Newlight Partners LP, a growth equity investor, with participation from existing investors Cottonwood Technology Funds, Sun Mountain Capital and new investor Fortistar.

New Flyer unveils Xcelsior AV: North America’s first automated heavy-duty transit bus

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New Flyer of America unveiled the Xcelsior AV automated transit bus, now in motion at Robotic Research, LLC in Maryland.

Ricardo to invest £2.5M in hydrogen development and testing facility

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Ricardo announced an initial investment of £2.5 million to build a hydrogen development and test facility at its Shoreham Technical Centre in the UK.

Porterville, CA deploys 12 all-electric micro-transit vans from Lightning eMotors

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With a focus on its mission of sustainability for its residents, the City of Porterville, California is putting 12 electric micro-transit vans into service. The 12 vehicles, all Class 3 Lightning Electric Transit Vans, were developed by Lightning eMotors.

ATLIS Motor Vehicles and Clemson University partner to advance development of EV batteries

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ATLIS Motor Vehicles, Inc. and Clemson University have partnered to advance development of electric-vehicle batteries that charge faster, last longer and can be scaled to fit a variety of vehicle classes.

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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Hyundai will replace Kona Electric battery packs, in most expensive EV recall ever

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Hyundai is recalling approximately 82,000 electric vehicles globally to replace a faulty battery pack.

DOE: median driving range of EVs tops 250 miles for MY2020

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Since 2011, significant improvements in battery technologies and overall EV efficiency have led to an expanding number of EV models and increased driving ranges.

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ZF lands several-billion-euro orders from NA OEMs for new PowerLine commercial vehicle transmission

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ZF Group has received several large-scale orders worth several billion euros from North American vehicle manufacturers for its automatic 8-speed PowerLine transmission—including the largest individual commercial-vehicle-related order in company history.