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Delhi Transport Corporation orders 1500 Tata Motors electric buses

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Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) signed a definitive agreement with Tata Motors’ fully owned subsidiary, TML CV Mobility Solutions Ltd. for operation of 1,500 electric buses in the city of New Delhi. As part of the agreement, TML CV Mobility Solutions Ltd.

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks presents the eActros LongHaul for long-distance transport at IAA Transportation

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Following the market launch of the eActros for heavy-duty distribution transport in 2021, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is presenting the eActros LongHaul ( earlier post ) for the first time at the IAA Transportation 2022 in Hanover.

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Cenntro introduces two new electric vans at IAA Transportation

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Cenntro Electric Group Limited and its subsidiary Cenntro Automotive Europe GmbH introduced two new all-electric commercial vehicles at IAA Transportation 2022 in Hannover, Germany.

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Schaeffler to showcase hydrogen van at IAA Transportation

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At the upcoming IAA Transportation show in Hanover, Schaeffler will present a hydrogen fuel cell demonstration vehicle built from the ground up on the basis of an electric van.

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New York state awards $23M for transportation electrification initiatives

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New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced $23 million in funding and awards for transportation electrification initiatives in New York State. New York will invest $1 billion in electrifying its transportation sector.

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NTT to study hydrogen transportation through existing pipelines

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NTT Anode Energy Corporation announced a joint research and development project to study safety measures for the mass transportation of hydrogen through existing pipeline infrastructure. The study, being performed in collaboration with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology and Toyota Tsusho is expected to contribute to the realization of a pipeline transportation model for hydrogen that could be implemented globally.

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DOE, DOT, HUD and EPA release blueprint to decarbonize US transportation sector

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Four Federal agencies released the US National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization. Improve efficiency by expanding affordable, accessible, efficient, and reliable options like public transportation and rail, and improving the efficiency of all vehicles.

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Monthly changes in key transportation indexes

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics (revenue passenger miles). Developed and updated by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Last updated on October 5, 2020. The changes are in percent relative to the corresponding month in 2019.

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Auburn University establishes Transportation Research Institute

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Auburn University is forming the Auburn University Transportation Research Institute. This level of extramural funding for transportation is greater than any other single research topic on the Auburn campus.

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BYD introduces eBus Blade Platform at IAA Transportation

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At IAA Transportation 2022 in Hannover, BYD unveiled its new eBus Blade Platform—an electric bus chassis based on BYD’s Blade Battery technology—alongside an upgraded model in its eBus range, and also introduced two zero-emission eTrucks.

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NREL releases comprehensive vision for deep decarbonization of transportation

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a comprehensive vision for deeply decarbonizing transportation. The transportation sector is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, accounting for about 28% of total carbon emissions.

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Los Angeles to receive more than $200M in state grants for active transportation projects

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The City of Los Angeles is set to receive more than $200 million in Active Transportation Program (ATP) grants following a vote on Wednesday by the California Transportation Commission (CTC). The ATP grants fund projects that support and encourage transportation through active modes such as walking, biking, and taking transit by making streets safer and more accessible to people traveling by these means.

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Auckland Transport begins 2-year trial of hydrogen bus

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Auckland (NZ) Transport is beginning a 2-year trial of a 3-axle hydrogen fuel cell bus.The trial will assess operational performance how operating costs compare to diesel and electric buses of similar configurations.

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Germany to award €80M for construction of electrolysis plants for transport sector

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Germany’s Federal Ministry of Digital Affairs and Transport (BMDV) will award up to €80 million to support the construction of electrolysis plants for the production of green hydrogen for the transport sector. Hydrogen and fuel cell applications are a future technology with great potential for the transport sector. We supported the use of hydrogen in transport to make mobility and logistics climate-friendly.

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BNEF: net-zero road transport by 2050 still possible, but big push needed

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The road transport sector could still reach net-zero emissions by 2050 through electrification, but urgent action would be required from policymakers and industry participants, according to research company BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) latest annual Long-Term Electric Vehicle Outlook (EVO).

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Study finds transporting food and ingredients generates 20% of carbon emissions in the global food system

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With a growing consumer demand for diverse food products, transportation has emerged as a key link in food supply chains. They found that, in 2017, food transportation added emissions equivalent to 3.0

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New liquid hydrogen carrier would transport green H2 from Scotland to Germany

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The new tanker will transport the liquid hydrogen to terminals in Germany, with a strategic vision to expand supply to other markets as demand increases. C-Job Naval Architects has designed a new class of liquid hydrogen tanker in partnership with LH2 Europe.

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Transport for Greater Manchester orders another 50 electric buses from Alexander Dennis; 100 total

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NFI Group subsidiary Alexander Dennis has received an order for an additional 50 zero-emission double-deck buses from Transport for Greater Manchester, doubling the total on order for the franchised Bee Network bus system to 100.

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MAN introduces electric armored money transporter based on MAN eTGE

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MAN handed over the world’s first electrically powered armored money transporter to the international security service provider Prosegur at the beginning of August.

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Mahle showcasing new SCT motor at IAA Transportation

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At the upcoming IAA Transportation trade fair in Hanover, Germany, MAHLE will premiere its new SCT electric motor (Superior Continuous Torque), which provides extremely high continuous power and is therefore especially suited to commercial vehicles.

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SwRI receives $650k DOT contract to evaluate risks of transporting liquids with dissolved gases

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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been awarded a two-year, $650,000-contract from the US Department of Transportation to study the risks posed by gases dissolved in hazardous liquids during transport. The federal government has well-defined quantitative criteria and regulations for distinguishing hazardous liquids and gases as well as how and in what materials they can be transported.

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All public transportation buses purchased in Israel starting in 2026 are to be electric

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Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection has set a target for purchasing zero-emissions city buses for public transportation operators in Israel— starting in 2026, all buses purchased will be electric.

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Toyota develops storage module for 70 MPa automotive hydrogen tanks; transportation of H2, other applications

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As storing and transporting hydrogen more safely and efficiently can be done through high-capacity hydrogen loads, it is possible to use hydrogen-based energy in a range of locations where hydrogen filling is difficult, such as ports or mountain areas.

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Flemish transport operator De Lijn to order up to 1,250 more zero-emission buses

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The board of directors of the Flemish Transport Company De Lijn has started a new purchase procedure to order up to 1,250 emission-free buses of various types with lengths from approximately 8.5 E-HOV buses (high-quality public transport such as the Ringtrambus) (length approx.

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LanzaTech’s waste gas-to-SAF facility receives £25M from UK Department for Transport

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LanzaTech announced that its DRAGON facility project ( earlier post ) has received a £25-million (~US$31-million) grant from the UK Department for Transport’s Advanced Fuels Fund Competition.

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Deutsche Post now automatically offsetting all CO2 emissions from mail transport

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Starting immediately, Deutsche Post is offsetting any unavoidable CO 2 emissions due to mail transport with investments in internationally recognized and certified climate protection projects at no extra charge.

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House Democrats pushing $500B transportation infrastructure bill

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Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), released text of the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America ( INVEST in America ) Act, a key component of the Moving Forward Framework that House Democrats, led by Chair DeFazio, released earlier this year. The current surface transportation authorization expires 30 September.

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UK Government funds £7m to decarbonise freight transport

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The UK Government has announced it will provide £7m via the freight innovation fund (FIF) to reduce freight transport emissions. The post UK Government funds £7m to decarbonise freight transport appeared first on Innovation News Network. Environment Climate Change Transport

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Ballard partners with Adani to develop a hydrogen fuel cell truck for mining & transportation in India

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Ballard Power Systems signed an agreement to launch a pilot project to develop a hydrogen fuel cell electric truck (FCET) for mining logistics and transportation with Adani Enterprises Limited (AEL), part of the diversified Adani portfolio of companies, and Ashok Leyland. The demonstration project will be led by AEL, a company focused on both mining operations and developing green hydrogen projects for sourcing, transporting, and building out hydrogen refueling infrastructure.

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Chalmers researchers present framework for safe integration of micromobility into transportation systems

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The spread and usage of these vehicles is only likely to increase, so finding ways to safely integrate them in the transport system is a vital and urgent challenge.

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Toyota Motor Europe starts transporting vehicles by cross-channel rail freight to reduce emissions

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has started transporting new cars by cross-channel rail services between its Valenciennes Vehicle Logistics hub in France and Toton (UK).

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Carrier partners with ConMet to advance zero-emission transport refrigeration solutions

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The alliance also advances Carrier’s broader zero-emission transport refrigeration solutions, with the availability of electric options for trailer, truck, and light commercial vehicle customers before the end of 2022, helping address upcoming emissions regulations.

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Monthly changes in key transportation indexes

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics (revenue passenger miles). Developed and updated by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Last updated on September 23, 2020. The changes are in percent relative to the corresponding month in 2019.

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QUANTRON presents Q-Light fuel-cell transporter; 3.5t-4.2t range

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QUANTRON is presenting the Q-Light fuel-cell-electric transporter at the NUFAM trade fair for the commercial vehicle industry in Europe. As a hydrogen fuel cell transporter in the 3.5 The transporter is available with different body variants and can be used in a variety of ways.

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Vopak and Hydrogenious to form JV for hydrogen storage, transport and supply using liquid organic hydrogen carrier

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Vopak and Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies will incorporate an equal shared joint venture, named LOHC Logistix, for hydrogen storage, transport and supply based on Hydrogenious’ Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology.

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Ricardo to create retrofit fuel cell bus for UK’s first hydrogen transport hub

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Ricardo has received UK Government funding to create a retrofit hydrogen fuel cell bus demonstrator for the UK’s first hydrogen transport hub in the north-east of England.

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Toyota enters hydrogen engine Corolla in another race, with focus on transporting imported hydrogen

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In the race at Fuji Speedway, Toyota tried “using" hydrogen; in the race at Autopolis, Toyota tried to expand its options in the area of “producing” hydrogen; in the Suzuka race this time, Toyota is workingon the theme of “transporting” hydrogen. Transporting hydrogen from overseas.

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Hapag-Lloyd will use advanced biofuels for the transport of DHL shipments

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This project will bring us a step closer to offering our customers biofuel-powered transportation as a commercial product and thereby to supporting them in their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint. Hapag-Lloyd has been testing advanced biofuels since 2020 and offers a carbon reduced transport solution utilizing biofuel blends instead of traditional fossil marine fuel oil (MFO). DHL’s GoGreen Plus service paves the way to transition to clean and sustainable transportation.

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New Fraunhofer membrane technology enables co-transport of hydrogen and natural gas

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This marks a major step forward in the transportation and distribution of hydrogen as an energy source. However, the means of transporting this “green” hydrogen from the producer to the consumer are not established; Germany still does not have an extensive distribution network for hydrogen.

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Harnessing the power of solar energy in the transport sector

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Green Energy / mipv.pro is decarbonising transport through pioneering technology that enables vehicles to reap the benefits of solar energy. The post Harnessing the power of solar energy in the transport sector appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Ricardo to use transport location data to improve air quality in global cities

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Ricardo has won a national competition to demonstrate the benefits that transport location data can have on urban air quality. These will provide transport authorities with recommendations to reduce emissions and improve air quality.

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Rheinmetall presents solutions in South Africa for producing, storing and transporting green hydrogen

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At this year’s Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) expo at AFB Waterkloof in Centurion, Rheinmetall AG is presenting turnkey, mobile modular solutions for producing, storing and transporting CO 2 -free hydrogen.

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Daimler Truck and TotalEnergies partner to develop hydrogen ecosystem for transportation in Europe

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The two companies remain fully committed to working with the consortium, a key vehicle to support the rollout of hydrogen-powered transport in Europe in the coming decade.

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