DOE selects AIChE to lead 10th Manufacturing USA Institute

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) to lead the 10 th Manufacturing USA Institute to be stood up during the Obama Administration.

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Big O Yes "Jello" (2017) :30 (USA)

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Automotive Read more about Big O Yes "Jello" (2017) :30 (USA). For all your big "Oh nos," there's a big O Yes. Big O Tires. Why do I want Jell-O all of a sudden? Add new comment

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Revenge of the Electric Car

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 But the CARB ZEV mandate was rescinded in 2003 due to pressure from the automakers.

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GEICO "The great penguin migration' (2017) 1:00 (USA)

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uncategorized Read more about GEICO "The great penguin migration' (2017) 1:00 (USA). As long as GPS can still get you lost, you can count on GEICO saving folks money. Pretty funny stuff, penguins using GPS to migrate. You know what? I'm gonna trust my instincts.".

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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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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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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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Report: USA heading for “best ever year” for emissions

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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.

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.

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. 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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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 [.].

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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Nissan LEAF now available across the USA

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Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan electric cars green cars Nissan LEAF USAAfter a gradual introduction in North America, the start of March marks the date in which the Nissan LEAF electric vehicle became available in all US markets. The LEAF is the first electric car to be available in all 50 US states. Anyone that holds a reservation for the vehicle in the 21 states in [.].

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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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Hybrid and plug-in sales show strength in USA

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It appears the market for plug-in hybrid electric and hybrid cars is gradually gathering momentum in the USA. According to figures released by the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), sales reached 48,796 hybrids during May.

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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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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 [.].

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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USA and China team up to tackle HFCs

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The global phasedown of hydroflurocarbons (HFCs) is about to be kicked into another gear as the USA and China announced they will team up to tackle the production and consumption of the pollutant.

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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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Cisco DeVries’ AB 811 Baby Goes Nationwide: President Clinton Backs USA PACE Bond Program

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Sept 24, 2009, New York City ( Sourced from prnewswire ) - The Clinton Global Initiative announced this afternoon a breakthrough for the long overdue clean energy retrofitting of America’s homes, commercial and apartment buildings.

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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.

BYD heads to the USA

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Public transport on the rise in the USA

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The USA has always been seen as a distinctly car-driven location with a stubborn refusal to give up the gas-guzzling SUVs and pick-up trucks that are generally more harmful to the environment.

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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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To the four corners of the USA on an electric motorcycle

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Seattle, Los Angeles, Florida, and Maine: the four corners of the continental U.S. Those points are where I intend to ride my 2014 Zero SR electric motorcycle this summer. The summer road trip is a great tradition, and every year, electric vehicles shape up to be more road-trip-worthy than before. DON'T MISS: 'Kick Gas' Movie: Driving Across U.S. road trips electric motorcycles Zero Motorcycles

Ford C-Max Energi becomes USA’s cleanest plug-in

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Ford plug-in hybrid USAFord’s new C-Max Energi has been named the US’ most efficient plug-in hybrid, after being granted an official city fuel economy rating of 108MPGe city. With a combined cycle rating of 100MPGe from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that means that the new model beats the economy rating of key rival, the Toyota Prius Plug-in [.].

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Oil industry files lawsuit against USA’s biofuel policy

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Biofuels biofuels EPA fuel petrol USAThe U.S government faces another lawsuit against its policy to enforce petroleum firms to use biofuel. It is the second lawsuit in six months to challenge the U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard mandate for the use of cellulosic biofuel. Filed by the American Petroleum Institute (API), which represents oil refineries in the [.].

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smart USA and Nissan to Collaborate on New Gasoline-Powered B-Segment Vehicle for the US Market

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smart USA Distributor LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Penske Automotive Group, Inc., —smart USA President Jill Lajdziak said, ". In September, smart USA posted sales of 422 units, down 48.2% Sketch of the proposed new vehicle. Click to enlarge.

USA offers $4.5 million fund to boost alternative fuel vehicles

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The US government is offering up to $4.5 million of funding to ideas which could help increase the uptake of alternative fuel vehicles.

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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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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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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News in brief: Fuel economy increases in USA

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Green cars Latest news fuel economy green cars USAAmericans are becoming more conscious about fuel economy when making vehicle purchases – at least if the latest figures from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute are to be believed. It reported that average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the US during January reached 23.0mpg – that’s an increase of 0.8mpg compared [.].

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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.

Electric and hybrid car sales record in USA

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Electric cars Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news electric car sales electric cars green cars hybrid car sales hybrid cars Toyota Prius C USAElectric and hybrid cars enjoyed their highest share of the US automotive market yet, during March. According to new figures from Ward’s Auto Info Bank, consumers bought a record 52,000 hybrid and electric cars during the month – that’s an increase from 34,000 during the same month last year. Now, the two categories account for [.].

France’s all-electric car club heads to the USA

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France’s famous all-electric car club run by the Bollore Group has expanded to the US. Unveiled in Indianapolis this week, new BlueIndy service is set to open within the next eight months and will include as many as 500 electric cars available to hire by the city’s residents. The new service i[.].

Diesel retrofits slow down in the USA

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However, it appears the number of diesel retrofits has actually slowed down in the USA – with many fleet owners looking towards [.]. It seems fleet owners are becoming increasingly conscious of their impact on the environment when behind the wheel – so much so that they are even willing to invest in retrofitting their vehicles. Green cars Latest news California Air Resources Board diesel diesel retrofits green cars Manufacturers of Emission Controls

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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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