The Hubcap: July 2020
New Biofuels and Natural Gas Content Added to PCF Website
The Plug in SC Program Provides Standardized Branding and Signage for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in South Carolina
2019 SC State Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) Grants Fund Projects for Reducing Pollutants
Each year, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) receives an allocation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fund the State Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) program. Diesel engines produce numerous pollutants that are harmful to human and environmental health. ...
Electric Vehicle Virtual Experience Recordings Now Available
Did you miss the first two Electric Vehicle Virtual Experience webinars? Recordings of those webinars are now available on the Energy Office YouTube channel.
Clemson University Uses ‘Ghost’ Vehicles to Show How Self-Driving Cars Save Energy
A three-year research project has led to algorithms that help autonomous, wirelessly-connected vehicles anticipate the behavior of other vehicles to reduce braking and save energy.
The technology was developed by Clemson University mechanical engineering...
The COMET and the University Of South Carolina Announce New Contract Partnership to Strengthen Transportation System in Columbia
The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) and the University of South Carolina (UofSC) announced a new contract that will better serve the students of the university and unify and strengthen the transportation system in Columbia.
The annual contract for $1.5 million is...
BMW Shares Insights on Mobility During the Pandemic: Less and Different
The primary focus of the analysis “Urban Mobility / Regulation after COVID-19” is on the current developments of megacities in China, the United States of America and the European Union. According to it, BMW Group data experts paint a comparable picture almost everywhere: Since the emergence of COVID-19, people’s...
Grant and Local Investment Garner Greenlink Buses by 2023
PERC Creates Online Learning Resources for Propane Autogas Fleets
Five Different Test Cycles Are Used to Determine Fuel Economy Estimates on New Light-Duty Vehicles
The fuel economy estimates that are shown on the window stickers of all new light-duty vehicles sold in the United States are a result of calculations and data from five different fuel economy test cycles conducted in a controlled laboratory setting.
Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations and Outlets: CCS or CHAdeMO
DC fast charging is important for reducing the charging times of electric vehicles (EV) and is critical to making long-distance EV travel practical. Although Tesla has a well-developed, proprietary supercharging network, two types of non-proprietary DC fast charging connectors are also used in the United States: SAE...