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Fuel cycle analysis (FCA)—or “well-to-wheels analysis”—is a type lifecycle analysis (LCA) that examines fuel products and their supply chains, and that has greatly influenced climate-related research priorities and public policies for transportation...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Hydrogenics Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, was selected by the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for Ontario as one of five grid storage projects. The Hydrogenics...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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The USDOT will hold its fifth Connected Vehicle PlugFest on 5-7 August 2014, in Farmington Hills, Michigan. PlugFests provide venues for vendor-to-vendor connected vehicle device testing to help ensure that devices and systems meet the base standard...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The Electric Power Research Institute, 8 automakers and 15 utilities are working to develop and to demonstrate an open platform that would integrate plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) with smart grid technologies enabling utilities to support PEV charging...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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UK transport operator Go-Ahead Group has ordered 500 electric flywheel Gyrodrive systems from GKN Hybrid Power for use in buses. The Gyrodrive Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) system (featured in Audi’s LeMans-winning R18 e-tron quattro) harvests...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Intelligent Energy Holdings plc has signed a further two-year, multi-million pound development agreement with a Japanese volume automotive OEM. The agreement will focus on the development of Intelligent Energy’s differentiated fuel cell engine technology...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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ABS, a leading provider of global marine classification services, has been chosen to class the world’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) carrier, which has been ordered by Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s state-owned power...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Evatran Group, Inc. announced that its Plugless wireless charging technology (earlier post) will soon be available on the Cadillac ELR. Evatran currently has systems that are compatible with the Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt. The Cadillac ELR is the...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The aluminum body of the XE. Click to enlarge. In the second of four technology previews leading up to the introduction of the new Jaguar XE on 8 September, Jaguar outlined its extensive use of aluminum in the new model....
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Cadillac will add wireless charging of smartphones in the 2015 model ATS sport sedan and coupe launching this fall, to the CTS sport sedan this fall and to the Escalade SUV at the end of 2014.Compatible with Powermat and other...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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New Vito. Click to enlarge. Mercedes-Benz introduced its new Vito model series for the mid-size van (2.5–3.2 t GVW) segment. Among the variants is the Vito 116 CDI BlueEfficiency, offering fuel consumption of 5.7 l of diesel per 100 km...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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BMW of North America launched its BMW i DC Fast Chargers, which can charge the BMW i3 all-electric vehicle’s battery up to 80% in 30 minutes, at the Plug-In 2014 conference. The fast chargers are a joint development between BMW...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Google and the IEEE have launched the Littlebox Challenge—an open competition to design and build a small kW-scale inverter with the highest power density (of at least 50 W/in3, or 3.05 kW/L) in an enclosure of less than 40 in3...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Monday, July 28, 2014
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In a new report (Transportation Forecast: Global Fuel Consumption), Navigant Research forecasts total road transportation energy consumption will grow from 81.1 quadrillion Btu in 2014 to 101.7 quadrillion Btu in 2035—an increase of 25.4%. Approximately...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Monday, July 28, 2014
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China BAK Battery, Inc. (CBAK) will collaborate with Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics of Chinese Academy of Sciences (DICP) in the R&D of next-generation battery manufacturing technologies with new battery materials, from lab scale tests, pilot...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Ceres, Inc. , an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, will enhance its product development programs in Brazil and expand its development activities in biotech traits for sorghum and sugarcane over the next four years. The programs will now be...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Monday, July 28, 2014
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NineSigma, representing the General Electric Company, is inviting participation in a GE GHG Ecomagination Innovation Challenge to create value from excess low grade heat resulting from Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) oil sands production and/or...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Dr. Yi Cui and colleagues at Stanford University—including Dr. Steven Chu, Nobel Laureate and the former Secretary of Energy, now a professor in the Physics department at Stanford—report progress toward a stable lithium metal anode for use in high-energy-density...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Monday, July 28, 2014
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(a) Charge and discharge voltage curves in repeated charge/discharge cycles at 45 mA g−1. (b) Charge and discharge voltage curves at various current densities (13.5–1080 mA g−1). Click to enlarge. Researchers at the University of Tokyo, led by...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Delphi Automotive PLC will unveil the second generation of its Technology Truck concept highlighting future technologies at the upcoming IAA Commercial Vehicles show being held 25 Sept - 2 Oct in Hannover, Germany. Among the technologies Delphi will...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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