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UCL-led study finds climate impact caused by growing space industry needs urgent mitigation

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The rapidly growing space industry may have a greater climate effect than the aviation industry and undo repair to the protective ozone layer if left unregulated, according to a new study led by UCL and published in the journal Earth’s Future as an open-access paper.

Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX concept breaks record with 746-mile trip on a single charge

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Records are meant to be broken, even if you are the one that set them. On Thursday, Mercedes-Benz announced the Vision EQXX electric car concept broke its own distance record after driving 746 miles on a single charge.


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Rolls-Royce developing turbogenerator technology for hybrid-electric aviation applications

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Rolls-Royce is developing turbogenerator technology—including a new small engine—designed for hybrid-electric aviation applications.

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From rickshaws to renewables: Automakers are focused on EV batteries' second life

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Most automakers haven't fully ramped up production of EVs, but they are already considering second-life uses for the batteries going into those vehicles.

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The world’s most powerful wind turbine will make its debut in Scotland


Spanish-German wind giant Siemens Gamesa has been awarded a firm order for 60 of its SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines, which will be installed at the 882-MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. It will be the first installation of the world’s most powerful wind turbine, which has 14.7

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Tesla on track to unveil humanoid robot prototype on AI Day 2


It appears that Tesla’s plan to unveil a working prototype of its humanoid robot is moving along well.

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Ford Ending Lease Buyouts For All Its Electric Vehicles In The US


Is the Blue Oval taking another page from the Tesla book

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Forget range anxiety: Study suggests non-EV drivers underestimate capabilities

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Between longer-range EVs and increased charging infrastructure, the reasons for range anxiety are decreasing. But not everyone believes that, according to a new University of Geneva study.

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Tesla launches new virtual power plant that pays Powerwall owners to help end brownouts


Tesla has launched a new virtual power plant in partnership with PG&E in California that will pay Powerwalls owners to help stabilize the electric grid and end brownouts in California. more….

SpaceX begins stacking Florida Starship launch tower


SpaceX has begun stacking Starship’s first Florida launch tower.

Road Test: 2022 Kia Niro EV

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Nimble Compact Crossover Is Among The Best. When the all-electric Kia Niro was introduced in 2019 it followed the 2017 Niro hybrid and then the 2018 Niro plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV).

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Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX breaks own efficiency record on 1,202 km summer road trip on a single battery charge; 8.3 kWh/100 km

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The Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX has beat its own efficiency record ( earlier post ) in real-world driving with another 1,000 km+ (621 mile+) journey on a single battery charge.

Tesla prepares to upgrade Gigafactory Shanghai to produce 21,000 EVs per week


Tesla is preparing to partly shut down Gigafactory Shanghai for a few weeks in order to upgrade the factory to a production capacity of 21,000 electric vehicles per week. more…. The post Tesla prepares to upgrade Gigafactory Shanghai to produce 21,000 EVs per week appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Model Y is leading Norway’s EV sales — and it’s not even close


The Tesla Model Y is a force to be reckoned with, especially in Norway, which is widely considered the leader in electric vehicle adoption worldwide. This month, the Tesla Model Y is establishing its dominance in Norway — and the race is not even close.

finding great Heat Pump installers and advice

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Green Energy Consumers has launched a new Heat Pump program designed to connect consumers with trusted expertise. As prices for heating oil and natural gas continue to respond to the worldwide supply shortage, this is a great summer to investigate whether a heat pump would make sense for your home.

Toshiba developing lightweight, compact, high-power superconducting motor for mobility applications

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Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) has developed a prototype superconducting motor to meet the needs of the mobility sector.

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Polestar 5 confirmed with 884 hp, 800-volt architecture

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The Polestar 5 flagship EV will feature an 800-volt electrical architecture and powerful dual-motor all-wheel drive powertrain, Polestar confirmed Wednesday in a press release. Together, the two motors produce 884 hp and 663 lb-ft of torque.

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Tesla Cybertruck design is ‘finally locked’ and gets an updated timeline


After several revisions, Elon Musk says that the final Tesla Cybertruck design is “finally locked,” and he updated the timeline to production for mid-2023. more…. The post Tesla Cybertruck design is ‘finally locked’ and gets an updated timeline appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX gets permit for “Project Echo” in Central Texas


On June 6, 2022, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality approved a permit for a SpaceX construction project called “Project Echo.”

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GM Launches Plug And Charge Feature For Its Existing And Future EVs


Initially, it will be available at EVgo fast-charging stations, with more networks to follow

Volkswagen releases design sketch for ID.AERO fully-electric sedan; Chinese market first

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The Volkswagen brand released design sketches of the ID. AERO concept vehicle, a fully-electric limousine planned for the Chinese automobile market. The digital world premiere of the pre-production study will take place on 27 June. The future production version of the ID.

With in-wheel motors, Lightyear claims most efficient production powertrain in the world

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The Lightyear 0 solar-assisted electric car will use in-wheel motors from Slovenia's Elaphe as part of what Lightyear claims will be the most efficient powertrain in any production car.

Tesla relaunches $6,000 Enhanced Autopilot – gutting Full Self-Driving package in the process


Tesla has relaunched its Enhanced Autopilot option and pulled almost all the features from its Full Self-Driving (FSD) package in the process. more…. The post Tesla relaunches $6,000 Enhanced Autopilot – gutting Full Self-Driving package in the process appeared first on Electrek.

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One-in-three vehicles sold will be electric globally by 2028: AlixPartners


Financial advisory and global consulting firm AlixPartners released new projections for the future of the electric vehicle market, predicting sales could reach 33 percent by 2028 and 54 percent by 2035 as demand ramps up in major markets.

Einride Pod Cabless Truck Granted NHTSA Approval For US Roads


The Swedish freight technology startup will conduct a public road pilot in Tennessee in Q3 2022 with its self-driving electric truck

ArcelorMittal publishes concept for global low-carbon emissions physical steel standard

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ArcelorMittal published a concept for a low-carbon emissions steel standard to help incentivize the decarbonization of steelmaking globally and support the creation of market demand for physical steel products which would be classified as lower, and ultimately near-zero, carbon emissions steel.

Tesla Model Y, Model 3 are the most American-made vehicles, annual study finds

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Tesla vehicles took four of the top six spots in the 2022 American-made Index, from The Tesla Model Y and Model 3 took the top two spots, as all of those models for the U.S. are made in either California or Texas.

Tesla is tracking to have a working prototype humanoid robot by the end of September


Elon Musk says that Tesla is tracking to have a working prototype humanoid robot, Tesla Optimus, by the end of September. more…. The post Tesla is tracking to have a working prototype humanoid robot by the end of September appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Giga Texas releases Model Y LR VINs, 279-mile AWD gets $2k price increase


Tesla Model Y Long Range reservation holders are receiving VINs for their vehicles this week, with delivery dates expected next week. Tesla told one reservation holder to expect their Model Y delivery between June 28 to July 1.

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China’s CATL Announces 1,000-Km / 620-Mile CTP 3.0 EV Battery


The company says its energy density is 255 Wh/kg and that it will debut in 2023

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Imperial Oil and E3 Lithium partner on lithium pilot project, redeveloping historic oil field

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Toyota BZ4X and Subaru Solterra recalled for loose wheels

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The BZ4X, Toyota's first mass-produced global EV, is being recalled for an increased risk that the wheels could loosen and come off the vehicle. The recall applies to the jointly developed Subaru Solterra as well, according to a report from Reuters on Wednesday.

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Elon Musk considers Tesla ads to counter media bias


Elon Musk says that he is considering Tesla ads, which are against the company’s current marketing policy, to counter what Musk perceives as media bias against Tesla. more…. The post Elon Musk considers Tesla ads to counter media bias appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla’s original Cybertruck prototype stuns at CVPR 2022 Conference


Tesla has been showcasing the Cybertruck quite frequently as of late, with the all-electric pickup truck being brought to the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR) in New Orleans recently.

GM's BrightDrop Delivers First 150 Zevo 600 Electric Vans To FedEx


BrightDrop has still a long way to go as FedEx has ordered 2,500 of its Zevo 600 vans

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Enel X and Arrival partner to launch electric bus trials in Italy

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Enel X, Enel's subsidiary dedicated to innovative products and services, together with EV maker Arrival, have entered into a partnership to test the battery-electric bus in Italy.

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Volvo fuel-cell semi: 600 miles, 15-minute refueling with green hydrogen still not widely available

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Volvo Trucks (not to be confused with Volvo Cars) already sells battery-electric commercial trucks, but is now experimenting with hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles.