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Although the thermocatalytic ammonia decomposition reaction (ADR) is an effective way to obtain clean hydrogen, it relies on the use of expensive and rare ruthenium (Ru)-based catalysts, making it not sustainable or economically feasible. Now, a team from the University at Buffalo, Southern Illinois University, University of South Carolina and... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Green Car Congress
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In a recent simulation study reported in Porsche Engineering Magazine, Porsche Engineering examined the potential of hydrogen combustion engines. The result is a high-performance powertrain with emissions at the same level as ambient air. Current work on hydrogen combustion engines worldwide is predominantly being done for commercial vehicles with a... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Green Car Congress
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Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) has entered into a license agreement with Israel-based Silentium for automotive Active Road Noise Cancellation (ARNC). Silentium’s Quiet Bubble software technology will be incorporated into one of AKM’s audio voice processors for distribution worldwide. Sample shipment is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022. The electrification... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Green Car Congress
BYD and the Antelope Valley Schools Transportation Agency (AVSTA) announced a plan to bring 20 battery electric school buses to students in the Antelope Valley. The BYD Type D Battery Electric School Bus has a top speed of 65 miles per hour and a range of up to 155 miles.... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Green Car Congress
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A new tool from the California Energy Commission (CEC) provides a snapshot of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles on the state’s road for the first time. Another displays information about companies with in-state zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) manufacturing operations. According to CEC staff analysis, there were 1,943 medium- and heavy-duty vehicles... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Green Car Congress
Duke Energy and Ford Motor Company are partnering on a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) pilot. Duke Energy has filed for North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) approval of a new demand response pilot program expected to launch in 2023 for customers in the Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) service area. Pilot incentives will reduce... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Green Car Congress
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Revel, NineDot Energy and Fermata Energy announced that the first Vehicle to Grid (V2G) program connected to NYC’s grid is now live at Revel’s Red Hook, Brooklyn warehouse. Revel, a Brooklyn-based electric mobility and infrastructure company, partnered with V2G and Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) provider Fermata Energy and clean energy developer NineDot... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Green Car Congress
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Acura unveiled the Acura Precision EV Concept previewing the brand’s future design language as it prepares to enter the electrified era starting in 2024 with a dynamically styled all-electric SUV. The concept model was created by the Acura Design Studio in Los Angeles. The Acura Precision EV Concept expresses Acura’s... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Green Car Congress
GKN Automotive has developed a new test rig capable of handling the unique requirements of electric vehicles. The rig, installed at GKN Automotive’s Offenbach facility, can handle the extreme dynamics and higher torque of electrified powertrains, which make conventional load test rigs unsuitable for driveline parts of the latest generation,... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Green Car Congress
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Norsepower Oy, a global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, announced a contract with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd. for delivery of single Rotor Sails onboard two newbuild liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, wind-assisted CO₂ carriers commissioned by the Northern Lights JV. Northern Lights JV is developing the transportation and storage... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Green Car Congress
Waste-to-biogas company Anaergia Inc. will supply European Energy A/S with up to 60,000 tonnes per year of liquefied biogenic CO2 for a period of 10 years. Biogenic carbon dioxide is carbon dioxide that is released during the decomposition of organic matter such as food waste. All Anaergia plants use organic... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Green Car Congress
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that 9,560 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the first quarter of 2022. This is an increase of about 7% as compared to the 8,935 fatalities projected for the same quarter in 2021. This would be the highest number of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Car Congress
Toyota Research Institute (TRI) and Northwestern University are collaborating to help accelerate new materials discovery, design and development with the world’s first nanomaterial “data factory.” This AI-driven methodology goes beyond the traditional trial and error by exploring vast parameter sets, collecting data and then empowering AI to search the materials... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Car Congress
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BMW M GmbH has begun first test drives with a prototype for innovative high-performance electric drive and chassis control systems. The concept testing focuses on a four-wheel drive system comprising four electric motors and an integrated driving dynamics control system. With the completely new drive concept, BMW M GmbH is... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Car Congress
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The production version of the 1,914hp all-electric Rimac Nevera will make its US debut at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering during Monterey Car Week on Friday, August 19. The unveiling follows the start of production and the delivery of car #001 to the first customer—the 2016 F1 World Champion and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Car Congress
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Acura Motorsports released the first official images and details for the all-new, electrified Acura ARX-06 prototype sports car, which will make its competition debut next January at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The latest in a line of successful Acura endurance racing prototypes, the ARX-06 features Acura-specific bodywork and aerodynamics... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Car Congress
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Ford F-150 Lightning owners receive 250 kilowatt-hours of complimentary charging through FordPass Rewards at Electrify America ultra-fast charging stations to kick-start their electric vehicle experience with Ford. This included charging benefit is available solely to F-150 Lightning retail customers. Standard pricing for Electrify America DC fast charging varies by location;... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Car Congress
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Dodge unveiled the all-new 2023 Dodge Hornet compact SUV in R/T and GT trims with a lineup of multi-energy powertrains. The Dodge Hornet R/T PHEV, representing the brand’s first electrified performance vehicle, delivers 285-plus horsepower and 383 ft-lb (519 N·m) of torque. 2023 Dodge Hornet GT The R/T features a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Car Congress
Hydro’s majority-owned Slovalco aluminum facility in Slovakia has decided to close the primary aluminum production at the plant. The closure will be completed by the end of September 2022. The decision to terminate primary aluminum production at Slovalco comes in response to adverse framework conditions and high electricity prices, which... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Car Congress
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American Rheinmetall Vehicles, a leading developer of tactical wheeled and tracked combat vehicles and systems has formed a strategic collaboration with GM Defense LLC, to compete in the US Army’s Common Tactical Truck (CTT) program. The CTT program seeks to identify a replacement platform for the Army’s Family of Heavy... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Green Car Congress
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Canada-based Taseko Mines Limited said that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has publicly issued a draft Underground Injection Control (UIC) permit for Taseko’s Florence Copper Project in Arizona. The public comment period for the draft federal permit will last 45 days, ending on 29 September, with a virtual public... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Green Car Congress
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Researchers at UCLA, with colleagues at UC Irvine, have designed a graphene-nanopocket-encaged platinum cobalt (PtCo@Gnp) nanocatalyst for fuel cells with good electrochemical accessibility and exceptional durability under a demanding ultralow PGM loading (0.070 mgPGM cm–2) due to the non-contacting enclosure of graphene nanopockets. The PtCo@Gnp delivers a state-of-the-art mass activity... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Green Car Congress
The Volkswagen Group and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) intend to expand their cooperation. Both companies signed a Term Sheet on the supply of MEB electric components for Mahindra’s new, purpose-built electric platform INGLO, deepening the Partnering Agreement from earlier this year. (Earlier post.) The cooperation intends to have a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Green Car Congress
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Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s leading SUV manufacturer, unveiled its new INGLO EV platform and five e-SUVs under two new EV brands—XUV and BE—showcasing its vision for the future of electric mobility. The five e-SUVs are the XUV.e8, XUV.e9, BE.05, BE.07 and BE.09. The first four of these are to be... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Green Car Congress
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Polestar, the Swedish electric performance car company, confirmed plans to put the Polestar electric roadster concept into production. The production car is expected to launch in 2026 as the Polestar 6 electric performance roadster. Interested customers in all active Polestar markets are now able to reserve a build slot online.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Green Car Congress