Motiv Power Systems receives large follow-up order for electric delivery vans from Bimbo Bakeries USA

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Motiv Power Systems announced a renewal of its partnership with Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU), the largest bakery in the United States. This follows a successful 12-month pilot of five Motiv-powered electric trucks that performed flawlessly on real-world delivery routes. Earlier post.).

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Landi Renzo USA secures CARB certification for heavy duty 7.3L CNG/RNG engine; F-450/550, F-650/750, F-53/59 and E-450

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During this multi-year effort, Landi Renzo USA, in partnership with Ford Motor Company, conducted extensive engine and vehicle testing to meet the stringent Ford Q-185 gaseous prep guidelines and demonstrate full useful life durability.

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Geomega to recycle rare earths from USA Rare Earth’s anticipated neodymium magnet production

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a rare earth clean technologies developer for mining and recycling, and USA Rare Earth, LLC, the funding and development partner of the Round Top Heavy Rare Earth and Critical Minerals Project in West Texas, have entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to recycle rare earth-containing production waste from USA Rare Earth’s future production of sintered neodymium iron boron (NdFeB) permanent magnets (sintered neo magnets) in the United States. Geomega Resources Inc.,

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Landi Renzo USA awarded $600K from South Coast AQMD & SoCalGas for near-zero natural-gas Ford 7.3L engine

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California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (South Coast AQMD) Clean Fuel Funds and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) have awarded a combined $600,000 ($300,000 each) to Landi Renzo USA for Landi Renzo’s 7.3L Landi Renzo USA is the US subsidiary of Landi Renzo Group.

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USA Rare Earth acquires US rare earth permanent magnet manufacturing capability from Hitachi; mine-to-magnet

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USA Rare Earth, LLC, the funding and development partner of the Round Top Heavy Rare Earth and Critical Minerals Project in West Texas, has purchased the neodymium iron boron (NdFeB) permanent magnet manufacturing equipment formerly owned and operated in North Carolina by Hitachi Metals America, Ltd. At 2,000 tonnes per year, the USA Rare Earth Magnet Plant would produce approximately 17% of the current US market, and would generate more than $140 million in annual sales (at 2019 prices).

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Mafic USA and Materials Group partner to increase use of basalt fiber in automotive industry

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Mafic USA and The Materials Group (TMG) have allied to increase the use of basalt fiber compounded into injection molded thermoplastics within the automotive industry. Mafic recently began operations at the world’s largest basalt fiber production facility in Shelby, NC. TMG, located in Rockford, MI, is a thermoplastics manufacturer, distributor and leader within the automotive industry in sustainable plastics directly serving the Auto OEMS and their Tier manufacturing suppliers.

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Bimbo Bakeries USA orders 5 Motiv all-electric EPIC-equipped step vans; delivery in Q3 2019

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Motiv Power Systems announced a five-vehicle purchase order from Bimbo Bakeries USA, the US business of Mexico City-based Grupo Bimbo. Bimbo Bakeries USA will be deploying these vehicles for fuel-efficient product delivery in Ceres, California. The Bimbo Bakeries USA vehicles will be sharing the road with Motiv’s other EPIC powered electric step vans, including recent deployments with United States Postal Service and AmeriPride Services, a subsidiary of Aramark Corporation.

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MINI USA survey finds 73% say 75 miles EV range sufficient for daily use

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According to a new survey MINI USA recently commissioned from market research and business intelligence firm Engine International, Inc, 63% of consumers said the best way to use an EV is for commuting or city driving, At the same time, 73% of consumers surveyed said that battery range of up to 75 miles was sufficient for their daily use. —Andrew Cutler, Head of Corporate Communications, MINI USA.

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Hotstick USA exclusively licenses ORNL direct-current detector for emergency responder safety

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North Carolina-based Hotstick USA has exclusively licensed a direct-current detector technology developed by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to help emergency responders safely detect high voltages. In emergency situations, first response teams often rely on voltage detectors such as Hotstick USA’s flagship product, the AC Hotstick, to sense the presence of dangerously high alternating current, or AC, electric voltages from a safe distance.

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Even With Fossil Flaws, California is USA’s Last Desperate Climate Action Hope #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Sacramento’s News 10 reports on the electric cars of Vacaville, CA. In 2003 Vacaville, also known as Voltageville , was miles ahead of other cities with over 100 electric cars on the road in both GM EV1 s and Toyota RAV4-EV s. The California Air Resources Board’s 1990 Zero Emissions Vehicle mandate would have required 10% of all vehicles sold in California to be zero emissions. But the CARB ZEV mandate was rescinded in 2003 due to pressure from the automakers.

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Landi Renzo USA to offer MY 2018 F-150 with CNG; 50,000-mile warranty

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Landi Renzo USA , a division of Landi Renzo Group, a global leader in alternative fuel systems, will offer the Ford F-150 with compressed natural gas (CNG) for model year 2018 with Ford Ship-Thru strategically located adjacent to the Ford assembly plant in Kansas City, Mo. As a Ford-approved Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) system developer, Landi Renzo USA is the first to offer the all-new F-150 truck for MY2018 with 5.0L

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CleanFUEL USA teams with Westport for propane autogas-powered 2016 Ford F-150

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CleanFUEL USA, an industry leader in propane autogas technology, announced an agreement with Westport Innovations Inc. The Westport WiNG Power System will employ the CleanFUEL USA Liquid Propane Injection (LPI) technology. to serve as a supplier for the Westport WiNG 2016 Ford 5.0L F-150 propane truck. Westport’s F-150 with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or propane, offers Ford QCM/QVM warranty protection with expected EPA and CARB certifications.

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Will Volkswagen's electric Microbus be made in the USA?

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Volkswagen is expecting to launch at least three new all-electric vehicles in the U.S. in the next five years. The first will be the 2020 introduction of the ID, a unique electric-only that would replace the e-Golf; the much-anticipated, all-electric ID Buzz, a remake on the counterculture-icon microbus, due in 2022; and the I.D. Crozz, a

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smart USA delivers first retail electric drive vehicle

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smart USA Distributor LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Automotive Group, Inc., This year, smart USA is placing 250 smart fortwo electric drive vehicles across the United States with selected companies, municipalities, organizations and individuals. delivered the first smart fortwo electric drive to a retail customer in the United States. The smart fortwo electric drive is powered by a 30 kW magneto-electric motor and 16.5 kWh lithium-ion battery.

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car2go continues expansion in Canada and the USA

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car2go North America LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation, will expand its carsharing operations in Canada and the United States this summer. car2go will officially start operations in Toronto on 30 June; in Calgary on 21 July; and in Miami, Florida on 28 July. Member registration for all three cities is open at car2go.com.

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Iowa State to manage biorefinery projects for new Manufacturing USA Institute

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Iowa State University will bring its expertise in biorenewable technologies and pilot plant operations to the country’s 10th Manufacturing USA Institute. Earlier post.) The recently announced advanced manufacturing institute is dedicated to improving the productivity and efficiency of chemical manufacturing. Those improvements could include combining processes such as mixing, reacting and separating into single steps.

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Alon USA receives go ahead for Bakersfield, CA rail terminal and refinery project; Bakken light crude

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Alon USA Energy, Inc. Alon USA Energy, Inc., Alon owns 100% of the general partner and approximately 82% of the limited partner interests in Alon USA Partners, LP, which owns a crude oil refinery in Texas with an aggregate crude oil throughput capacity of approximately 73,000 barrels per day.

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ChargePoint and DBT USA partner on networked EV charging in North America

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Via a new partnership to expand networked EV charging stations in North America, DBT USA’s new North American portfolio of Level II EV charging stations now have the option to connect to ChargePoint, the world’s largest global EV charging network. Through ChargePoint, DBT USA can now provide station owners and EV drivers features including the ability to help with trip planning, manage the cost of charging, and find and operate public stations.

Advanced Biofuels USA introduces “E30 Capable” high-octane fuels concept in EPA Tier 3 comments

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In extended comments, Advanced Biofuels USA cautions that the “recipe” for these higher octane fuels must maintain current gasoline blend stock (BOB). In addition to the “E30 capable” concept, Advanced Biofuels USA also suggests that, to provide a smooth path to making this “higher octane, higher ethanol content gasoline” available nationwide, EPA Tier 3 regulations should not require individual vehicle manufacturers to certify the availability of this fuel.

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Electrified vehicle sales accelerate in the USA

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Latest news alternative fuel electric car hybrid USASales of electrified vehicles in the US have increased by 73 per cent since 2011, the latest research from Mintel shows. Nearly 440,000 hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric cars have sold in the country so far this year, making the alternative fuel segment the fastest growing automotive sector, ahead of the also booming compact vehicle [.].

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Advanced Biofuels USA receives USDA grant for feasibility study of eastern shore energy beet-to-jetfuel project

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The US Department of Agriculture has provided $16,893 to Advanced Biofuels USA , a Maryland-based 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization, for a feasibility study of producing bio-jetfuel from energy beets grown on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

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EPA Certifies CleanFUEL USA 6.0L Propane Engine System

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has certified CleanFUEL USA’s propane engine system for the GM 6.0L engine. CleanFUEL’s propane engine utilizes the Icom JTG Technology and System manufactured by Icom North America and offers the same horsepower, torque and performance as gasoline-powered engines, while producing 87% less hydrocarbons and 50% less toxicants than gasoline.

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Dear Iowa & New Hampshire – Your Too White Populations Do Not Look Or Sound Like The USA & Shouldn’t Be Choosing Anything But Your Local Dog Catchers. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Mercedes-Benz USA intends to take over the distribution of smart from Penske Automotive Group

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Mercedes-Benz USA LLC and Penske Automotive Group have started discussions to transition the distribution rights, management, sales and marketing activities of smart USA from Penske Automotive Group to Mercedes-Benz USA. smart USA posted sales of 5,927 units in 2010, down 59.4%

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Hybrid and electric car sales surge in the USA

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Sales of hybrid and electric cars soared last month over in the USA as the number of available models increased. Electric cars Hybrid cars electric car hybrid USAAccording to industry residual value firm Kelley Blue Book, sales of hybrid and electric vehicles surged 164 per cent on sales volumes in June of last year, despite falling fuel prices widely expected to dull [.].

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Eaton and Murphy Oil USA Team Up to Expand Electric Vehicle Charging Network

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Eaton Corporation and Murphy Oil USA, Inc., After an initial test phase at a location in Tennessee, Eaton and Murphy Oil USA will evaluate ways to expand the program and utilize the combined capabilities of their organizations to help make charging stations widely available. The demonstration project will ultimately include Murphy Oil USA’s installation and use of Eaton’s DC Quick Chargers.

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ZAP Completes Made-in-USA Electric Pickup Engineering Project

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Electric vehicle maker ZAP is engineering a truck in which the majority of the construction is made in the USA. Through our affiliate partner, ZAP Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, we hope to have a USA base that can build large quantities of ‘Made in USA’ vehicles for fleet and consumer applications. ZAP has completed an engineering project to develop a four-wheel electric pickup with the majority of the parts and components supplied by US companies.

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The Real Reason for USA based Economic Recessions.

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The True Cause of Recessions: OIL. By Douglas A. Stansfield. Recently I had the opportunity to speak at the annual Pennsylvania Energy Festival ( [link] ) back in September of this year. I was asked to speak about the economic impact of our oil dependency and so I began researching this topic to see if I could draw some insightful conclusions. My initial analysis looked at the recessions that have happened within my lifetime and since I am 45 years old that record goes back to the 1970s.

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smart USA names Coulomb Technologies as Preferred Supplier of Charging Stations for EVs

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smart USA has selected Coulomb Technologies as its preferred supplier of charging stations for the company’s smart fortwo electric drive vehicles. Coulomb’s ChargePoint Networked Charging Stations for plug-in electric vehicles will be sold through the smart USA dealer network for business, consumer and home charging. The company is planning a 2010 entry into the USA market with its smart fortwo electric drive vehicle featuring Li-ion battery technology.

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BMW Group Technology Office USA and Tendril to demonstrate electric vehicle and smart energy home integration

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Tendril, provider of a cloud-based energy management platform, and the BMW Group Technology Office USA are partnering to build out a demonstration smart energy home in Mountain View, Calif. The BMW Group Technology Office USA will use its smart energy home demonstration facility, powered by Tendril, to help refine the charging and monitoring of the ActiveE. Tendril Connect consists of an integrated suite of utility and consumer applications and APIs. Click to enlarge.

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CleanFUEL USA and Ferrellgas Working Together on Propane Refueling Network in US

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CleanFUEL USA, a leader in alternative fuel dispensing equipment and engine technology, is working with one of the largest distributors of propane, Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., The Department of Energy (DOE) awarded CleanFUEL USA $12.9 Dallas-Fort Worth is the first metro area CleanFUEL USA and Ferrellgas are jointly targeting to develop 8-10 propane refueling stations.

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Indianapolis becomes USA first to switch to plug-in vehicles

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Electric cars Hybrid cars electric car hybrid car USAIndianapolis is to become the US’ first city to convert its entire municipal non-police fleet to electric and plug-in hybrids by 2025. On Wednesday, city mayor, Greg Ballard made history as he signed an executive order to make the switch to plug-in power within the next thirteen years. The mid-west city of Indianapolis is an [.].

USA gains first E15 fuel pump

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Latest news E15 Environmental Protection Agency ethanol USAAfter last month’s approval of E15 fuel by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (see story), the state of Kansas becomes the first in the US to welcome the fuel. Despite on-going controversy over the use of E15, the country ‘s first E15 fuel pump opened yesterday at a Zarco 66 station in Lawrence, Kansas. E15 [.].

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Porsche to offer diesel Cayenne in USA

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Green cars Latest news Porsche green cars Porsche Cayenne USAFor the first time in its history, the Porsche Cayenne diesel (pictured) is heading to the United States market. Starting from the 2013 model year, the Cayenne Diesel will be made available with a 3.0litre, V6 turbo diesel engine – it offers 240hp and 406lb-ft of torque from as low as 1,750rpm. It can accelerate [.].

USA awarded patent on method for producing renewable high-density biofuels from pinene

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The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy, has been awarded a patent (Nº 8,227,651 ) on a method for producing high-density fuel candidates from the selective dimerization of pinenes. Earlier post.) These renewable fuels have potential for use in rocket engines and in a wide variety of jet or turbine engines. Nafion, Nafion SAC-13, and Montmorillonite K-10 (MMT-K10) are effective catalysts for the reaction. Nafion can produce dimers in up to 90% yield.)

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CleanFUEL USA partners with Freightliner on new 8.0L propane LPI medium-duty engine

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CleanFUEL USA, a leading supplier of alternative fuel infrastructure and propane engine systems, will build and certify a multi-purpose 8-liter General Motors (GM) propane engine in partnership with Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America. —Tucker Perkins, President and COO, CleanFUEL USA.

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CleanFUEL USA Expands Propane Engine Products With IMPCO

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CleanFUEL USA will install IMPCO systems and provide vehicle service and support through its partners. By adding IMPCO’s bi-fuel system to its product-line, CleanFUEL USA offers a complete alternative fuel solution for fleet managers, including: EPA-certified propane/gasoline conversion kits for existing vehicles, propane refueling infrastructure equipment, fleet management solutions and advanced liquid propane injection engines for OEM vehicles that meet 2010 emissions standards.

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