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How a cognitive bias is blocking the rise of electric cars

What are the barriers to the adoption of electric cars? Although the main financial and technological obstacles have been removed, their market share still needs to increase.

Université de Genève (University of Geneva) | 19-May-2022 4:25 PM EDT

On the road to cleaner, greener, and faster driving

No one likes sitting at a red light. But signalized intersections aren’t just a minor nuisance for drivers; vehicles consume fuel and emit greenhouse gases while waiting for the light to change.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) | 18-May-2022 6:05 PM EDT

Newswise: Taking charge of safety: How the BADGE diagnostics platform will provide reliable electric vehicle battery data
Taking charge of safety: How the BADGE diagnostics platform will provide reliable electric vehicle battery data

Although electric vehicles provide a reliable and effective solution to the growing carbon emissions problem, some drivers question their safety. INL researchers are addressing electric vehicle battery safety concerns with the recently deployed...

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) | 13-May-2022 9:50 AM EDT

Newswise: Tracking data: DOE’s 40th edition Transportation Energy Data Book monitors U.S. mobility trends, charges up on electric outlook
Tracking data: DOE’s 40th edition Transportation Energy Data Book monitors U.S. mobility trends, charges up on electric outlook

For decades, the Department of Energy’s annual Transportation Energy Data Book has tracked trends in U.S. transportation, serving as the definitive guide for industry, policymakers, researchers and consumers. The most recent version is now...

Oak Ridge National Laboratory | 12-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT

The deadly impact of urban streets that look like highways

Serious auto crashes in urban areas are more likely on city streets that look to drivers like highways, new research suggests.

Ohio State University | 12-May-2022 9:30 AM EDT

Forklift Learning Studio Elevates Active Learning for Engineers

Forklifts are most often used for moving goods and materials, but a new Forklift Learning Studio at Cornell will be used to elevate engineering education, turning the vehicles into interactive tools for studying thermofluids, modeling structural...

Cornell University | 3-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT

Mixed-Reality Driving Simulator a Low-Cost Alternative

Cornell Tech researchers have developed a mixed-reality (XR) driving simulator system that could lower the cost of testing vehicle systems and interfaces, such as the turn signal and dashboard.

Cornell University | 28-Apr-2022 11:05 AM EDT

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A Consortium to Create the Next-Generation of Innovation and Talent for the Electric Vehicle Industry

The consortium, named “Collaborative Research: REVVED,” short for Revolutionizing Electric Vehicle Education, is receiving $2.83 million from the National Science Foundation to fund the project.

Clemson University | 28-Apr-2022 9:55 AM EDT

Newswise: Twelve-stroke engine
Twelve-stroke engine

In recent years, Empa has worked with an external hydraulics specialist to develop a fully variable electrohydraulic valve control system. called FlexWork, which can be used for internal combustion engines and other thermal/pneumatic machines.

Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology | 28-Apr-2022 4:05 AM EDT

Future Catalytic Converters Could Give More Bang for Your Buck

The next generation of catalytic converters could have longer lifetimes and need fewer rare materials to operate, a new study suggests.

Ohio State University | 6-Apr-2022 1:35 PM EDT

Inequitable access to EV charging infrastructure

In a paper, the investigators led by Yury Dvorkin, analyzed existing EV charging infrastructure across New York City (NYC) to identify features that correlate with the current distribution of EV charging stations. They found that population density...

NYU Tandon School of Engineering | 6-Apr-2022 1:05 PM EDT

Scavenger nanoparticles could make fuel cell-powered vehicles a reality

Engineers have developed a material that could give fuel cell systems a competitive edge over the battery systems that currently power most electric vehicles.

University of Illinois Chicago | 30-Mar-2022 9:05 PM EDT

Argonne researcher tests new approach to lighten the carbon footprint of locomotives

Mechanical engineer Essam El-Hannouny is working with Progress Rail to explore use of different, “greener” fuels in locomotives. His work earned a TCF Award funded by two DOE offices (Vehicle Technologies Office and Bioenergy Technology Office).

Argonne National Laboratory | 28-Mar-2022 4:20 PM EDT

Newswise: The Comprex charger is back
The Comprex charger is back

The Comprex (TM) supercharger, like the turbocharger, is a Swiss invention. The Comprex uses pressure waves in direct contact of the exhaust gas with fresh air for supercharging, while a turbocharger couples two flow machines (a turbine and a...

Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology | 24-Mar-2022 3:05 AM EDT

Newswise: The companies leading the race for new electric vehicle technology
The companies leading the race for new electric vehicle technology

Patent applications reveal critical details about the future strength of the electric vehicle (EV) industry and the real leaders of innovation in the field.

Digital Science | 23-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EDT

Estimating the economic impact of electric vehicle charging stations

JOBS EVSE is an online tool that allows users to quickly estimate the economic impacts associated with the development, construction and operation of electric vehicle charging stations.

Argonne National Laboratory | 17-Mar-2022 10:35 AM EDT

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Newswise | 9-Mar-2022 4:05 PM EST

Newswise: Smithsonian exhibit honors ORNL’s Amy Elliott with life-sized statue recognizing women in STEM
Smithsonian exhibit honors ORNL’s Amy Elliott with life-sized statue recognizing women in STEM

Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientist Amy Elliott is one of 120 women featured in a new exhibit, IfThenSheCan, at the Smithsonian to commemorate Women's History Month. A life-size 3D printed statue of Elliott, a manufacturing scientist, is now on...

Oak Ridge National Laboratory | 8-Mar-2022 7:05 PM EST

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JHU-Created Material Could Lead to Stronger, Lighter and Safer Helmets and Vehicles

A team of Johns Hopkins University researchers created shock-absorbing material that protects like a metal, but is lighter, stronger, reusable. The new foam-like material could be a game-changer for helmets, body armor, and automobile and aerospace...

Johns Hopkins University | 8-Mar-2022 4:05 PM EST

Argonne tools helping build equitable nationwide electric vehicle charging network

Argonne National Laboratory contributed critical tools and expertise to a new federal initiative designed to help states fairly and equitably build electric vehicle charging stations across the nation.

Argonne National Laboratory | 8-Mar-2022 1:15 PM EST

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