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  • How can electric vehicles, renewable electricity and smart power distribution systems contribute to greener city living? The first article in our feature on fuels and energy used in transport addresses this very issue. We also take a look at evolving battery technologies for electric vehicles and pa...

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  • Transport is the sector with potentially the greatest difficulty in switching to a post-fossil fuel energy economy. Yet, where for rail, road, air or sea transport, most of the required technologies have already been demonstrated, writes Dr John Lowry, and could work with a decarbonised electricity ...

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  • Clean Diesel Technologies reports that it has received a London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) certificate from the UK’s Transport for London (TfL) for its purifier particulate matter emission control technology (Purifier). This certification enables Clean Diesel to market Purifier as a retrofit sol...

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  • In Germany, approval has been granted for a Transrapid maglev system from Munich to the city's airport. Interest in UK centres on connections between Glasgow and Edinburgh, Liverpool to Manchester, and eventually London to Scotland built progressively. Britain's failure to adopt high-speed rail tech...

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  • A newly designed research rig is described which will enable the industry to test drilling and petrophysical technologies far into the future. Amoco's test rig comprises a drilling and completions test facility, drilling-hydraulics test loop, solids-control test facility, and drilling-simulator labo...

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  • In UK, Alstom is providing their fuel cell technology to Eversholt Rail in terms of conversion of Class 322 electric trains. It is pointed out that hydrogen trains are zero carbon, near silent, with no particulate emissions, avoiding the cost of line electrification. This is in response to remove di...

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  • This book (published in 2000) covers the relevant basic sciences of fuel chemistry, engine thermodynamics and combustion. It looks at current and possible future applications of these sciences via conventional and alternative fuels used for transport in the aerospace, road, rail and marine sectors.

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  • In France, a Bombadier diesel/electric hybrid train operates across the country, based on a dual technology of 1500 and 25 000 volts, enabling it to access electricity from any available source.

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  • Petronas of Malaysia has signed a memorandum of intent (MoI) with national vehicle manufacturer Proton Holdings Berhad to jointly explore the possibility of the use of Petronas’s two-litre E01 engine technology for the car maker's vehicle line-up. Under the MoI, Petronas and Proton will also ...

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  • The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a roadmap for reducing carbon emissions from transport, writes Keith Nuthall. It suggests a 50% improvement by 2030 for new light-duty vehicles, improved urban development and public transport investment. This would be followed by ‘a revoluti...

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