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HEULIEZ BUS Wins Major Order for Electric Buses From the Paris Public Transport Operator, RATP

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Île-de-France Mobilités (IDFM), the Parisian transport authority, together with transport operator, RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) have selected the 12-meter fully electric GX 337 bus from Heuliez Bus for the city’s ambitious Bus2025 plan which will see the city’s entire fleet of diesel buses replaced by electric vehicles.

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Île-de-France Mobilités (IDFM), the Parisian transport authority, together with transport operator, RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) have selected the 12-meter fully electric GX 337 bus from Heuliez Bus for the city’s ambitious Bus2025 plan which will see the city’s entire fleet of diesel buses replaced by electric vehicles.

Magnet-Free Electric Machines and Drives for Electric Vehicles

by System Design Engineer, John Grabowski
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Permanent magnets are vital components in an enormous number of domestic and industrial devices. They are particularly crucial within the renewable energy sector, including the motors for electric vehicles. Currently, these magnets are based on the rare earth elements neodymium and dysprosium, which are becoming increasingly more expensive for use in electric vehicle motor design. The EU has begun objectives to remove, or greatly reduce, the need for heavy rare earths in permanent magnets.

GM Digital Vehicle Platform Debuts, Enables Adoption of Future Technologies

Installed on newly-unveiled Cadillac CT5, with rollout to most GM vehicles globally by 2023
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General Motors has debuted the company’s all-new electronic platform necessary for its next-generation of vehicles, EVs, active safety, infotainment and connectivity features, and the evolution of the Super Cruise driver assistance feature*. These and many other advancements are central to GM’s vision for a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

Arrow Electronics and Posner Center for International Development Collaborate on Innovation in Technology Award

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DENVER, May 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics and The Posner Center for International Development have awarded the 2019 Arrow Innovation in Technology Award to Moving Up the Coffee Chain via Blockchain, a project that will tap technology to connect Honduran coffee farmers with roasters in the United States. A collaboration between iDE and Bext360, the project’s goal is to show how blockchain can be applied to market-based interventions in global development.

Consumers Energy Powers Future STEM Careers by Inspiring Students through Robotics Programs

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This year’s season is over for high school robotics teams across Michigan, but Consumers Energy is still bringing the energy to their cause.

LG Electronics Joins ENERGY STAR "Flip Your Fridge" Campaign

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LG has joined the US EPA as a national launch partner for the ENERGY STAR Flip Your Fridge promotion, encouraging American consumers to responsibly recycle their old refrigerator and upgrade to an ENERGY STAR certified fridge to reduce energy consumption.

Corporate Renewable Energy Commitments Catalyzing Change

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Last year, the world’s leading climate scientists sent a clear message: we must cut greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent in 10 years and transition to a carbon free economy by 2050 in order to avoid the most catastrophic impacts of climate change.

One of the most important steps in achieving that goal is accelerating our transition away from fossil fueled power generation and toward renewable and carbon-free sources such as wind and solar. 

CASE Construction Equipment Unveiled Accessible Backhoe Loader Prototype at bauma 2019

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CASE Construction Equipment, a global construction equipment brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) presented an accessible backhoe loader prototype at bauma 2019, which took place in Munich, Germany, in early April 2019. The machine has been developed to ensure that operators of all mobility levels can be members of the CASE operators’ community.

How Federal Agencies Can Improve Online Experiences—Tips from Booz Allen

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Consumer brands from eBay to E*TRADE have raised the bar for online customer experiences, investing in disruptive innovations, and raising expectations for all digital experiences, including those delivered by government. 

Podcast: Combining Technology & Creativity…for Social Good

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Technology can help humanity achieve sustainable positive social change at scale. According to emergent technology expert Sally Eaves, however, it’s not just the technology: It’s how we choose to use it. On this episode, Sally shares how she is working to bring about the convergence of humanity, technology, creativity and education. Her work with underserved populations around the world is truly inspiring, as is her vision for the future of tech.

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Technology can help humanity achieve sustainable positive social change at scale. According to emergent technology expert Sally Eaves, however, it’s not just the technology: It’s how we choose to use it. On this episode, Sally shares how she is working to bring about the convergence of humanity, technology, creativity and education. Her work with underserved populations around the world is truly inspiring, as is her vision for the future of tech.

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