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The Ricardo-led FlySafe research collaboration—involving a range of leading industrial and academic partners including the University of Brighton’s Centre for Automotive Engineering—has delivered an innovative flywheel safety test environment to...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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A study by a team from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) has found that perennial biofuel crops’ evapotranspiration does not differ greatly from corn. Evapotranspiration (ET) refers to the sum total of water lost while the plant is......
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) totaled 31.28 million barrels per day (b/d) in June, up 170,000 b/d from May and the fourth consecutive monthly increase since February, as Saudi Arabia and Iraq pushed...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Startup BioSolar, Inc. has signed an agreement to extend the funding of a sponsored research program at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), to further develop its “super battery” technology—a novel polymer cathode that leverages...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has introduced the Power DCPlus DC fast charger in North America, starting at less than $10,000. Using the SAE J1772 DC Combo connector, the 24 kW Bosch Power DCPlus will charge compatible EVs to 80% in...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Westport Innovations Inc. will offer dedicated liquid propane systems for 2016 Ford 5.0L F-150 trucks. This new liquid propane system will be offered in addition to Westport’s compressed natural gas (CNG) package for 2016 Ford F-150 trucks. Both fuel...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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The ChargePoint Home EV charger, introduced at CES in January (earlier post), will be available to order on Amazon later this summer. The price of the networked station ranges from $499 to $749. ChargePoint Home’s price varies based on power...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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BioMim, a newly-launched $4 million, four-year project funded by the Research Council of Norway with industrial partners Borregaard and Kebony, is seeking to mimic the chemistry of the brown rot fungus to improve biorefining processes. Specifically,...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Honda has set a new Guinness World Records title for “Lowest fuel consumption – all 24 contiguous EU countries (all cars)”, recording an average 83 mpg US (2.82 l/100 km) over 8,387 miles (13,498 km), in a 25-day drive across...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Velocys plc, a company developing and commercializing smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology, has suspended its Chief Executive Officer, Roy Lipski, pending an investigation into allegations of “serious misconduct.” The allegations do not...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, July 6, 2015
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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in June was 25.4 mpg—down 0.1 mpg from May, according to the monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, July 6, 2015
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The BMW Group and the SCHERM group have put a 40-ton electric truck for material transport into service on public roads in a one-year pilot. The truck, a Terberg YT202-EV electric tractor, has successfully completed its first test drives. The...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have found that the per-mile greenhouse gas emissions of an electric autonomous taxi in 2030 would be 63-82% lower than a projected 2030 hybrid vehicle driven as a privately owned car...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, July 6, 2015
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In a new report, Navigant Research forecasts global annual sales of light duty vehicles will reach 122.6 million by 2035, up 38% from a projected 88.8 million this year, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.6%. Navigant Research...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, July 6, 2015
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In a speech outlining his future vision for Honda Motor, new President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo said that the company will strive to begin sales in Japan of the next-generation successor to the Clarity fuel cell vehicle (earlier post) before...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, July 6, 2015
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ZTE Corporation, China’s largest listed telecommunications equipment company, is developing high-power wireless charging systems and services for electric vehicles, with a focus on public charging infrastructure. At a China-US workshop on electric...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Market analyst firm Lux Research has maintained a skeptical stance about the commercial prospects of graphene even in the light of the material’s compelling properties. In a 2012 report “Is Graphene the Next Silicon...Or Just the Next Carbon Nanotube?”,...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, July 6, 2015
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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a funding opportunity announcement (DE-FOA-0001342) for cost-effective CO2capture or conversion solutions for coal-relevant applications at low concentrations. Proposed technologies should mitigate CO2 from...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Ethos Electric Vehicles, a small, Alaska-based company building custom electric motorcycles and automobiles, has launched a $100,000 crowd-funding campaign for reworking an existing internal combustion engine kit car—the Graber Cars’ La Bala—into...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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South Korean researchers at the Center for Self-assembly and Complexity, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Department of Chemistry and Division of Advanced Materials Science at Pohang University, have developed a new solid-state electrolyte based on...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has ordered methanol carriers with the first methanol burned dual-fueled low-speed diesel main engine. The engine building has already been completed, and its manufacturer, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.,...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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