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When You See Something, Say Something: Climate Emergency Alarm Bells Ringing While Local Electeds Pretend Not To Hear

Creative Greenius

According to the Homeland Security Department the biggest lesson of the 9-11 terrorist attacks was. “ If you see something, say something.”.

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Industry group signs MOU to develop and test hydrogen fueling hardware for heavy-duty vehicles

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Argonne develops lighter, cheaper, more efficient motor for EVs, charging

Green Car Reports

Saving weight and increasing efficiency and power are among the most common goals for electric-car engineers. The biggest breakthroughs in those specs generally come in batteries. But it's not the only place. Now scientists at Argonne National Labs have developed a lighter, cheaper, and more efficient motor, called HyMag, that can give equivalent. Motor

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European OEM selects Borg-Warner motor for new plug-in hybrid truck

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Borg-Warner reported that a major European commercial vehicle manufacturer has chosen the company’s proven High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) 410 electric motor for a plug-in hybrid electric truck (PHEV) to be launched in 2019.

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Volvo reuses bus batteries for solar storage

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As solar installations ramp up and electric vehicles have been on the market for a few years, automakers are starting to look for ways to get more life out of old electric-car batteries, repurposing them for stationary storage. And if you're going to use vehicle old batteries for storage, you might as well use big ones. Volvo, which builds trucks. battery pack Buses

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Two new V6 engines with 48V mild hybrid system for Audi Q8; gasoline and diesel

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Audi is expanding the engine line-up for its luxury SUV, the Q8—as well as its roll-out of its 48V mild hybrid system ( earlier post )—by adding two V6 engine versions. Beginning now, customers can also order the Q family’s top model with a 3.0 TFSI and an additional variant of the 3.0

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California Autobahn: Bill proposes to cut emissions by adding fast lanes

Green Car Reports

In the wake of the debate over California’s complicated, delayed, and over-budget Los Angeles-to-San Francisco high-speed rail project, a bill introduced to the California State Senate last week comes up with a simpler solution: just add more freeway lanes, and get rid of the speed limit entirely in those new lanes. The bill, SB 319, is. emissions California greenhouse gas

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Satisfying, but not so reliable: Tesla Model 3 joins ranks of enthusiast cars

Green Car Reports

Consumer Reports pulled its recommendation for the Tesla Model 3 again, after new survey data from its subscribers showed the car has below-average reliability, the organization announced today. CR surveys its subscribers annually about problems and satisfaction with their cars. "I I want to emphasize that when it comes to owner satisfaction, the. Consumer Reports Reliability

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Ballard participating in H2PORTS project to demo hydrogen as alternative fuel in European ports; FCmove-HD

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Ballard Power Systems is participating in the H2PORTS project, which is aimed at facilitating a rapid transition at European ports from fossil fuels to low-carbon, zero-emission alternatives based on hydrogen and fuel cells. Earlier post.). Earlier this month participants held the first technical meeting of the H2PORTS project, which is being coordinated by Valenciaport Foundation in close collaboration with the Port Authority of Valencia.

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Volvo batteries, California superhighways, more efficient motors: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Could high-speed rail be replaced with high-speed highways? Volvo is pulling depleted batteries out of electric buses to use as energy storage for solar in a large apartment complex in Sweden. Argonne National Lab has developed a smaller, lighter, more efficient electric motor. All this and more on Green Car Reports. As California's high-speed. Batteries Today in Car News

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BMW Group Plant Dingolfing to create up to 2,000 secure jobs in e-mobility

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The BMW Group Plant in Dingolfing in Lower Bavaria will increase the number of Dingolfing-based jobs in the production of e-drive components several times over in the next few years to a total of up to 2,000.

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2019 Audi SQ5 available to order in spring

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2019 Audi SQ5 available to order in spring

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QUT, Mercurius Australia partner on pilot plant to convert sugarcane waste to jet and diesel fuel; REACH

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In Australia, QUT researchers and Mercurius Australia are partnering on a pilot plant to prove the economic viability of turning sugarcane waste into either jet and diesel fuel or chemicals that could be used to make plastic soft drink and beer bottles.

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UVA Engineering researching thermoelectric materials to improve efficiency of jet engines

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Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Engineering are seeking to improve the efficiency of jet engines by identifying and developing thermoelectric materials that can harness excess energy. Patrick Hopkins, professor and a director of Ph.D. studies in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UVA, is leading the work. Hopkins is a mechanical engineer as a specialist in microscale heat transfer and high-temperature materials science.

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Eni and RenOils to boost collection of used cooking oil for biofuel production

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Eni and RenOils, the Italian national vegetable and animal oils and fats Consortium established in 2016 to ensure the correct management of the collection, transport, storage, processing and reuse of vegetable oils and animal fats, are promoting the recovery of used cooking oils (UCO) for biofuel production.

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Increased demand for renewable natural gas from refuse sector

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced an increased demand for renewable natural gas (RNG) from the refuse sector, particularly in California, where refuse trucks can be fueled by the very solid waste they haul. The City of Fresno signed a two-year agreement with Clean Energy for renewable liquified natural gas (RLNG) to power approximately 140 refuse trucks with its Redeem brand RNG for an anticipated annual total of 1.6 million LNG gallons, the equivalent of just over one million GGEs.

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