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Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies has developed an ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber compound from a polymer produced from sugarcane-based feedstock. The bio-renewable rubber, for which development began in 2012, is made from a polymer...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Under a new partnership, Scania will supply engines for next-generation large excavators and wheel loaders made by Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Construction Equipment division. Scania supplying engines from its complete range of 9-, 13- and 16-liter models....
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Toshiba Corporation has started demonstration operation of H2One, an independent energy supply system based on renewable energy and use of hydrogen as a fuel for power generation. Kawasaki City and Toshiba have installed the system at the Kawasaki Marien...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, April 20, 2015
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The winning design: “WaterBone”. Click to enlarge. Local Motors, in partnership with the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), announced the winner of the LIghtweighting Technologies Enabling Comprehensive Automotive Redesign (LITECAR)...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, announced that cumulative sales of Subaru models equipped with the EyeSight advanced driver assist system (earlier post) surpassed 300,000 units (308,333 units) in Japan at the...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Nissan unveiled two all-new production models, the Murano Hybrid and Lannia, a new mid-size sedan for the Chinese market, along with two Nismo products, GT-R Nismo and 370Z Nismo, at Auto Shanghai 2015. Murano Hybrid features the Nissan Intelligent Dual......
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, April 20, 2015
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At Auto Shanghai, Volkswagen is presenting the world premiere of the C Coupé GTE, which illustrates a new design approach for future top-end sedans at Volkswagen. This four-door concept car for the Chinese market—which is more than five meters in......
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, April 20, 2015
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On Saturday 18 April in San Diego, General Dynamics NASSCO launched the 764-foot (233m), 3100 TEU Isla Bella, the first LNG-powered containership. The containership, part of a two-ship contract, was built for TOTE, a leading logistics and transportation...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Chevrolet unveiled the Chevrolet-FNR autonomous electric concept vehicle at Shanghai GM Gala Night. The concept was joined by the all-new Malibu, Bolt EV concept and the 2015 Captiva, which made their China debut. The Chevrolet-FNR was developed in Shanghai...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Industry-wide cost estimates for battery packs for electric vehicles have declined by approximately 14% annually between 2007 and 2014, from above US$1,000 per kWh to around US$410/kWh, according to a systematic review of more than 80 different estimates...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, April 20, 2015
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Cadillac will add a Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) propulsion system to its upcoming range-topping CT6 sedan, to be manufactured at the new Shanghai GM Cadillac plant, Pudong Jinqiao, China. The new PHEV version of the CT6 will be capable of...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Researchers from the CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum are proposing a biorefinery scheme using lignocellulosic biomass feedstock (sugarcane bagasse) for the production of fuel (ethanol), chemicals (furfural), and energy (electricity). The proposed...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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In Amsterdam, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles presented the sixth-generation of its highly successful Transporter model. Updated key technical features offer better safety, improved comfort and convenience and greater driving dynamics in combination with...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Audi is providing 40 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) (earlier post) to support three different projects in the German government’s “Electric Mobility Showcase” program. The first time we were involved in the Electric...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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BMW presented an initial selection of technology highlights for the next generation of the BMW 7 Series model range featuring developments in lightweight design, driving dynamics, comfort, intelligent connectivity and operation. Due to the BMW EfficientLightweight...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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