Ricardo white paper outlines needed developments to realize autonomous driving

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In terms of advancing virtual testing and validation, the white paper describes Ricardo Agent Drive—simulation software based on ABM methodology that is used to create real-world driving scenarios to test complex driving situations for autonomous vehicles in agent-based simulation.

2016 78

CALSTART white paper shows nationwide tech supplier industry ready to support more efficient heavy-duty trucks and buses

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A new high-level white-paper from clean transportation industry group CALSTART shows that US companies that develop and manufacture high-efficiency, low-carbon technologies for heavy-duty vehicles are ready to support more efficient trucks and buses.

2016 78

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SoCal Edison white paper shares data about PEV usage and charging

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Southern California Edison (SCE) released a white paper summarizing learnings from its Electric Vehicle (EV) readiness program. The paper, “Charged Up: Southern California Edison’s Key Learnings about Electric Vehicles, Our Customers and Grid Reliability,” shares information based on customer data and utility operations gathered since SCE began to prepare the distribution system and its customers for widespread electric vehicle (EV) adoption in its service territory.

2013 65

SAE releases technical white paper on two new low-GWP refrigerants; alternates to R-1234yf

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The MRB CRP team is now sharing a technical White Paper for these blends, based upon the information previously reported at SAE Thermal Management System Symposium (TMSS) in October 2012, and more recently updated at UNEP Round Table on New Technology in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning held in Milan on 7 June 2013.

2013 60

CAAFI R&D team releases critical challenges position paper and white papers for alternative jet fuel industry

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The Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI) R&D team released its current position paper on critical R&D challenges facing the alternative jet fuel industry, highlighting near-, mid-, and long-term priorities. The Position Paper is supported by a series of white papers describing the path forward on these key topics.

2013 60

Number of electric cars California needs to cut 2030 emissions unclear: 4 million or 7 million?

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One of California's largest electricity producers recently published a white paper that analyzed how the state will achieve its 2030 greenhouse-gas targets—and it called into question targets set forth by California regulators. Specifically, Southern California Edison (SCE) said the targeted 4 million electric vehicles isn't nearly enough to. emissions California greenhouse gas climate change plug-in cars state laws

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FASTR consortium releases new recommendations for contributing to automotive security research and innovation

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Founded by Aeris, Intel and Uber in 2016, FASTR seeks to accelerate automotive security by marshaling industry-wide collaboration on threat models, reference architectures, proofs of concept, code samples, white papers, best-known methods, etc.

2017 78

ICCT paper assesses leading regional EV markets in US and policies behind them

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A new white paper from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) assesses which policy actions are behind the regional leading markets in the US for electric vehicles. The white paper provides a table detailing all the actions across the MSAs.

2016 113

Steel LCA study: lightweighting with advanced high-strength steel produces lower GHG emissions than with aluminum

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In 2016 SMDI released a white paper on life cycle GHG emissions; this study includes a comprehensive ISO-conformant peer review of that white paper and incorporates updated baseline vehicle models and data.

2018 97

Gap between real world and official fuel economy more than doubles

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A new white paper by the independent environmental research firm, shows that the discrepancy between official and re[.].

2013 54

NASA and ARPA-E collaborate on iTech competition for transformational energy technologies

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Continuing through 29 April 2018, inventors and entrepreneurs can submit a five-page white paper on their concept on the NASA iTech website. NASA iTech and the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) are collaborating on a unique iTech competition to identify transformational energy technologies that can improve energy generation, storage and distribution to the benefit of both space exploration and life on Earth.

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Toyota Research Institute outlines progress in automated driving; Platform 2.1; new Luminar LiDAR

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White paper. The white paper includes the philosophy that guides its approach to the technology, its ongoing research programs, and its near-term product plans.

2017 78

Scottish authorities ‘failing’ to promote sustainable travel

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While Scotland weighs its options as it considers a vote for independence, Scots have more reading to do besides the 670-page White Paper released this week by the Scottish National Party.

2013 44

TARDEC seeks partners for Next-Generation Combat Vehicle prototype

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DATC anticipates a Request for White Paper (RWP) to be released to DATC members only that is expected to result in a Project Award to a single team. Army TARDEC is looking for new, innovative engineering organizations from industry, academia and defense communities to partner in the development its Next Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) prototype. TARDEC will reveal details of this new program at a briefing in Warren, Mich., on Wednesday, 29 March.

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NAATBatt Coalition recommends deployment of up to 300 GWh of distributed energy storage systems by 2022

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A coalition of 13 leading industrial companies and electric utilities, including General Motors Company, The Dow Chemical Company and Duke Energy, issued a white paper recommending the installation of up to 300 GWh of distributed energy storage (DES) systems around the country by 2022. The white paper points out that the way that DES systems are paid for discourages their deployment.

2012 60

EV Project collects more than 24 million miles of EV operating data since inception

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As part of The EV Project, ECOtality will be releasing more than 40 white papers on various topics ranging from a study of the needs of commercial charging to regulatory issues. These white papers will be available to the public at www.theevproject.com. ECOtality, Inc. has collected more than 24 million miles of electric vehicle operating data since the inception of The EV Project in 2010. Earlier post.).

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California Hydrogen Business Council says a robust P2G RD&D program should be a priority for the state

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The case for using Power-to-Gas solutions to store renewable energy is compelling for a number of important use cases, according to a new white paper released by the California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC). Power-to-Gas: The Case for Hydrogen White Paper.

2015 85

EEI encourages utilities to spend at least 5% of fleet acquisition budgets on plug-ins

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The paper encourages investor-owned electric utilities to meet an industry-wide goal to spend at least 5% of annual fleet acquisition budgets on plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and technologies. —EEI white paper.

2014 78

Southern California Edison introduces clean energy proposal to meet state’s climate, air quality goals; >7M EVs (24%) by 2030

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SCE describes its Clean Power and Electrification Pathway in a white paper. Southern California Edison has proposed an integrated strategic framework for the state of California to meet its ambitious climate and air quality goals.

2017 85

ICCT-led analysis of turbocharged, downsized engine tech finds lower costs and greater benefits than 2012 EPA/NHTSA analysis; 48V, e-boost, Miller

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A new white paper published by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), in collaboration with Eaton, Ricardo, JCI, BorgWarner, Honeywell, and the ITB Group, analyzes current turbocharged, downsized gasoline engine technology developments and trends.

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Yet another CARB ZEV meeting

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Yet much of the white paper simply reaffirms CARB's intention to focus on hydrogen and fuel cell vehicles, despite their own belief that even pre-commercialization of fuel cell vehicles remains over five years away. CARB's continued unbalanced allocation of resources is reflected on its website homepage and in the white paper itself (for example, 658 words are devoted to hydrogen infrastructure; 109 to BEV infrastructure.)

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Fraunhofer IAO patent analysis finds China leading in Industry 4.0

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The project’s first white paper reveals that China is way out in front when it comes to patent applications for the basic technologies needed for Industry 4.0. Part one of the study can be downloaded as a white paper free of charge. Part of Fraunhofer IAO’s China TechWatch research project involves analyzing developments in Chinese technology.

2015 65

Former Commerce and Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta urges technology neutral policies in reaching proposed CAFE standards

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In a white paper released at a National Press Club briefing, Secretary Mineta detailed his support for such policies—i.e., Former Transportation and Commerce Secretary Norman Mineta, who served under former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W.

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UK Government to Announce Next Steps for High Speed Rail in March 2010

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If the Government decides to pursue proposals for high speed rail, it will publish a white paper by the end of March 2010. The white paper will set out detailed plans for new high-speed rail lines and services, including route proposals, timescales and associated financial, economic, and environmental assessments.

2009 60

BIO says EPA inaction on RFS rule causing an increase in GHG emissions

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million additional cars on US roads are likely as a result of EPA inaction on finalizing the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rules, according to a new white paper issued by The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). The white paper updates earlier BIO’s March 2014 study, “Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Proposed Changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard Through 2022.”. Increased greenhouse gas emissions equal to 4.4

AVnu Alliance members showcase the first multivendor interoperability demonstration of the AVnu AVB Automotive Profile

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AVnu Alliance White Paper: “ AVB for Automotive Use ”.

2016 90

SGB cuts time to maturity with new hybrid Jatropha from 5 to 1-2 years; $11M Series C financing

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A white paper released today and authored by Dr. Bob Schmidt, SGB’s chief scientist outlines how SGB has accomplished the domestication of a new crop species. SGB Inc., an agricultural biotechnology and seed company enabling the production of high quality, low-cost and sustainable plant oil, protein and biomass, announced success in its program to create hybrid Jatropha which has both high yield and rapid time to maturity.

2014 60

How to choose an electric vehicle battery company

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A new white paper from Ricardo Strategic Consulting looks at the processes that car manufacturers and investors should use when selecting suppliers in the electric vehicle battery systems market. The paper, titled “A battery of questions for electric vehicle investors”, looks at the absence of industry standards in terms of cell chemistries and performance, as [.].

UK says no to EU ban on petrol and diesel cars

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The European Commission revealed its white paper ‘Roadmap for the Future of Transport 2050’ late yesterday which details plans to reduce dependency on oil, reduce congestion and reduce emissions from the transport [.]. The UK government has rejected plans from the EU which plan a ban on petrol and diesel cars from city centres by 2050.

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ICCT assesses factors driving EV market in US cities

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A new white paper from a team at the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) assesses the growing US electric vehicle market and the factors that are driving it, with a focus on the 50 most populous US metropolitan areas.

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Ricardo-AEA to lead 4-year EC-funded study on the future of sustainable urban transport in Europe

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These objectives include those set out in the 2011 Transport White Paper such as significantly reducing CO 2 and air pollutant emissions from urban transport. The European Commission has selected Ricardo-AEA to lead a project to help cities across Europe take action to improve the performance of their transport systems. The new four-year project will be carried out on behalf of the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE).

2014 60

Amminex City-SCR upgrade delivers gaseous ammonia for improved SCR conversion of NOx; avoiding high off-cycle emissions

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Dana Lowell and Fanta Kamakaté (2012) Urban off-cycle NO x emissions from Euro IV/V trucks and buses , ICCT White Paper Nº 18.

2014 78

Neah Power Systems pitching on-board formic acid reforming for automotive hydrogen fuel cell applications

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The company recently published a white paper discussing its patent pending technology. Neah Power Systems , Inc. is in preliminary discussions with a fuel cell company to license formic acid reforming technology for certain grid scale applications, and is also identifying appropriate automotive partners for the technology, opening up new Served Available Markets (SAM) that are very significant, according to CEO Chris D’Couto.

2014 76

EC issues €26M call for transportation-related proposals; electric urban freight vehicles and heavy-duty LNG trucks

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Cross-Cutting Activities: Forum to help implement the future orientation of the overall transport system as defined by the White Paper (€1.5 The European Commission has published a €26-million (US$36-million) call for transportation-related proposals. The call deals with a variety of topics under the headings of safe and seamless mobility, competitiveness through innovation and the European Green Cars Initiative.

2011 60

JATO Dynamics: 2016 will be record year for plug-ins with global sales in excess of 700K units; China to begin dominating the market

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2015 85

Gevo and Mansfield Oil sign commercial off-take and strategic alliance agreements for renewable isobutanol

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Isobutanol—a Renewable Solution For The Transportation Fuels Value Chain (Gevo white paper). Gevo, Inc. has entered into a strategic marketing alliance with Mansfield Oil Company to distribute isobutanol-based fuel into the petroleum market. In addition the companies signed a commercial off-take agreement—Gevo’s second commercial off-take agreement to date and its first in the fuel industry.

2011 60

UMTRI researchers suggest autonomous vehicles should pass a licensing test

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Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) are suggesting that self-driving vehicles should be required to pass a licensing test.

2015 85

Pike highlights 10 trends influencing growth of global fuel cell industry in 2011

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In the midst of the increase in revenue and shipments, a number of metatrends are emerging that will change the shape the industry by the end of 2011, according to a new white paper by Pike Research. The paper , which includes predictions about the fuel cell and hydrogen industry in 2011 and beyond, is available for download on Pike Research’s website. The fuel cell industry is growing even in the face of a global economic recession, with 2010 revenues exceeding $750 million.

2011 80

Electric cars will have ‘20 per cent market share by 2030?

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The group, made up of industry expert analysts from across the world reports in its latest white paper, ‘Battery Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles: The Definitive [.]. Electric cars, plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles will account for around 20 per cent of the global market for light vehicles by 2030, IHS Global Insight’s Automotive Group predicts.

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IHS Global Insight Report Projects That Plugged-in Vehicles Could Capture 20% of the Global Market by 2030

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The IHS Global Insight white paper, “Battery Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles: The Definitive Assessment of the Business Case,” forecasts an 8.6% The development of powerful, long-lasting batteries and ready access to a reliable power grid for recharging remain the critical issues for the success of the battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle of the future, according to the white paper.

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