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Lexus LF-CC Gets to Get into Production

December 3, 2012 / No Comments

The Lexus LF-CC coupe, which made its appearance at the LA show, is receiving the green light for production. First seen at the Paris show in September this year, the LF-CC is expected to arrive in the showrooms by 2015. A senior Lexus engineer has been entrusted with the project and serious work will begin on the production engineering at the ...

Volvo to Up Production of V60 Plug-In Hybrid

November 22, 2012 / No Comments

Volvo has unveiled its plans to increase production of the V60 Plug-In Hybrid following increased demand. The company produced an initial 1000-unit batch for the 2013 model year. But they all sold out just before the plug-in hybrid reached European dealerships. In this context, the automaker is planning to meet demand by increasing the supply in the 2014 model year. Volvo will ...

Eneos and Sanyo Envision 1GW Solar Cell Production by 2015

January 26, 2009 / No Comments

Nippon Oil Corp,also know as Eneos and Sanyo Electric Co Ltd have a joint venture - 50:50 to produce amorphous Si thin-film solar cells and marketing power generation systems. Panasonic, which recently bought Sanyo has not put up any money yet. Sanyo will develop manufacturing technologies for thin-film solar cells as well as the production of cells and modules. Eneos will ...

Cost of Ethanol Production Drops

August 25, 2008 / 1 Comment

Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have come up with a cheaper way to make ethanol from rice straw and other waste materials ... cheaper by 30%. A professor at the university's Materials and Structures Laboratory has developed a catalyst that will break down plant-based materials resulting in a more efficient production of sugar. This sugar product is then mixed ...