Topic: Research

Green Hydrogen Visions for the West

October 21, 2020Green hydrogen is the clean strategic energy solution for today and the future, produced from zero-carbon energy resources.

Green Hydrogen Coalition

Waymo: Lessons from Light-Duty Shaping Class 8 Autonomous Project

October 17, 2020Before the industry began eyeing the possibility of driverless semis, there was a little car secretly driving around the country with no one at the wheel.

via TruckingInfo.com

Wind and LNG-powered car carrier concept under development

October 16, 2020Marine technology provider Høglund Marine Solutions announced it has taken a two-thirds stake in Vindskip AS, a company developing a wind and LNG-powered vessel concept.

via NGV Journal

Waymo Continues Autonomous Trucking Development Push

October 13, 2020Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google owner Alphabet Inc., is talking more about its push into autonomous trucking.

via Trucks.com

Torc, Daimler to test self-driving trucks on Southwest roads

October 12, 2020Torc Robotics will test autonomous trucks in the Southwest in early 2021 using prototypes developed with Daimler Trucks, according to a Thursday news release. Torc’s level 4 self-driving technology will be equipped on a Freightliner Cascadia.

via Transport Dive

HART Launches Tampa Bay Area’s First AV Pilot

October 12, 2020Hillsborough Area Regional Transit  is launching the first, fully electric automated vehicle pilot in the Tampa Bay region, funded by the Florida Department of Transportation.

via Metro Magazine

Ayro, Karma Automotive to Design Light-Duty Electric Vehicles

October 1, 2020This partnership will utilize Karma’s state-of-the-art Innovation and Customization Center, Karma Engineering resources and the Karma Design Studio to provide expertise and contract manufacturing services for the next generation of Ayro’s light-duty vehicles.

via Fleet Forward

Rolls-Royce completes ground-testing of technology set to power the world’s fastest all-electric plane: ACCEL

October 1, 2020Rolls-Royce has completed testing of the technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane.

via Green Car Congress

Advances coming to EV battery cells, charging infrastructure

September 24, 2020At ACT Virtual Sept. 22, Volvo Trucks and Lion Electric shared details on how charging infrastructure is advancing.

via Truck News

Plug Power, Linde Sign MOU to Demonstrate Fuel Cell Engines

September 24, 2020Plug Power Inc has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the demonstration of Plug Power’s ProGen fuel cell engine in Class 6 and Class 8 vehicles, which will be used by Linde for delivery of products.

via NGT News

Is TuSimple about to solve complexities of driverless trucks?

September 24, 2020A recap of TuSimple’s breakthrough year. Plus many questions answered by chief product officer Chuck Price.

via Fleet Owner

Calif. Issues Zoox Permit to Test Driverless Cars without Humans

September 21, 2020The California Department of Motor Vehicles has issued a permit to autonomous vehicle technology startup Zoox to test driverless vehicles on public roads without a human safety driver behind the wheel.

via Fleet Forward

PERC releases online resource highlighting maintenance advantages of propane autogas

September 21, 2020To highlight the ease of propane autogas vehicle maintenance, the Propane Education & Research Council released an online resource for fleet owners interested in lowering their maintenance costs and downtime.

via VehicleServicePros.com

Airbus Reveals New Zero-Emission Concept Aircraft

September 21, 2020Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035.

via AviationPros.com

Amazon’s Zoox Gets Green Light for Robotaxi Tests in California

September 18, 2020Amazon.com Inc.’s self-driving-car unit, Zoox Inc., is getting a green light from California to test autonomous vehicles on public roads without a safety driver, becoming the fourth company to receive the state’s blessing for truly driverless testing.

via Transport Topics

Conversion Plan Set To Promote Early Switch to Hydrogen Fuel

September 18, 2020Universal Hydrogen, a California-based startup co-founded by former Airbus chief technology officer Paul Eremenko, has launched plans to convert regional airliners to hydrogen power

via Aviation International News