Topic: Technology

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What to Watch in Biden’s First Offshore Wind Auction

February 23, 2022The Biden administration will hold a long-awaited offshore wind auction today, with both established players in the developing industry and new competitors expected to vie for a chance to raise turbines in the shallow-water region sandwiched between New Jersey and New York.

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Driverless Cars Won’t Be Good For The Environment If They Lead To More Auto Use

February 17, 2022Bold predictions notwithstanding, fully automated vehicles still haven’t appeared in showrooms. But the technology appears poised for a leap forward in 2022.

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Cummins Unveils Fuel-Agnostic ICE strategy

February 17, 2022Beginning in 2024, Cummins will apply fuel-agnostic technologies across its X, L, and B-Series engine platforms.

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Carrier Strengthens Electric Capabilities with New Alliance

February 15, 2022Partnership with ConMet adds wheel-end power generation to TRU manufacturer’s zero-emission transport refrigeration solutions

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Ballard, Chart Successfully Test Fuel Cell Powered by Liquid Hydrogen

February 4, 2022Leveraging more than 90 years of combined hydrogen experience and collaborating under the heavy-duty hydrogen fuel system joint development MOU announced in February 2021, Ballard Power Systems and Chart Industries have successfully tested a fuel cell powered by liquid hydrogen.

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TuSimple to Haul Union Pacific Goods Between Tucson, Phoenix

February 4, 2022Self-driving truck developer TuSimple says Union Pacific Railroad will be its first customer to move freight on the company’s fully automated trucking route between Tucson and Phoenix, after making a test run on a similar route in December.

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GNA Welcomes New Partners to Lead Firm’s Future

January 31, 2022GNA, a leading firm for clean transportation consulting, marketing and communications, and event production, recently promoted six of its top division leaders to partners in the firm

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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BYD Introduces Type A Battery-Electric School Bus with V2G Tech

January 31, 2022BYD introduced its Type A battery-electric school bus that also offers innovative vehicle-to-grid technology, allowing the vehicle to serve as a power storage resource when it’s not transporting students.

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Tesla Semi to Deploy in 2023

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Tesla Delays Semi and Cybertruck on Supply Woes

January 27, 2022Tesla Inc. pushed back introductions of new models to next year, wagering the best way to continue expanding sales in the face of supply chain challenges will be to further leverage a narrow lineup of big sellers.

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How Proper Fittings Can Improve the Performance of Hydrogen Fuel Systems

January 19, 2022As research into hydrogen fuel cell vehicles intensifies, it is critical to acknowledge the challenge of developing safe, reliable fuel cells and how new fitting options offer specific design characteristics that make them ideal for hydrogen applications.

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As Excitement of Self-Driving Trucks Grows, Products On the Way

January 18, 2022Autonomous trucking companies share their roadmaps of how carriers would be able to add robotic long-haul tractors to their fleets in the near future.

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Nikola Signs Battery Deal With Proterra for Electric Big Rigs

January 18, 2022Nikola Corp. announced a long-term supply agreement with Proterra Inc. for battery technology, giving the electric big-rig maker a second source for the critical components.

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DOE Launches New AlgaePrize Student Competition

January 13, 2022The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), in collaboration with the Algae Foundation and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, announced a new AlgaePrize competition.

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Thermo King to Decarbonize Refrigerated Fleets by Almost 50%

January 13, 2022By changing over from R-404A refrigerant to the more eco-friendly R-452A in its trucks and trailers, Thermo King estimates an annual reduction of about 650,000 metric tons of CO2e.

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Understanding E-Axle Maintenance

January 12, 2022What the maintenance sector should know about the next evolution in driveline technology.

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Circularity Factors Big in Goodyear’s ‘Sustainable’ Tires

January 11, 2022Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. recently unveiled a demonstration tire that is made of 70% sustainable materials, with a goal is to reach 100% by 2030.

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