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Forest Service releases Final Environmental Impact Statement for Resolution Copper mine in Arizona

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The US Forest Service has published the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Rio Tinto’s and BHP’s Resolution Copper mine project in Arizona ( earlier post ). The publication comes after more than seven years of public and 11 years of tribal consultation.

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Octillion Power Systems enters US bus market to supply batteries for motorcoaches, city buses

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Octillion Power Systems, a global provider of advanced lithium-ion batteries, is providing battery packs for all-electric motorcoaches and city transit buses offered by ABC Companies and Lightning eMotors.

Could battery health reports rescue an ailing used EV market?

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All the hype over electric vehicles could lose much of its charge over a continued weak link: the used EV market. There are about 44,000 used-car dealerships in the U.S. today, and roughly a quarter of those have never sold an EV.

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All-new Isuzu D-Max set for March arrival

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The all-new Isuzu D-Max will arrive in the UK in March, introducing new styling, improved safety tech and enhanced off-road performance

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VanadiumCorp beginning work on next-generation vanadium redox flow batteries for ships

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VanadiumCorp Resource Inc. announced that commercial development work has commenced for the first phase of key design and engineering of next-generation vanadium redox flow-battery systems (VRFB Battery) for marine propulsion applications.

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NIO launches autonomous driving model ET7; up to 621 miles range with solid-state 150 kWh battery

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At NIO Day, in Chengdu, NIO launched its first autonomous driving model, the smart electric flagship sedan NIO ET7. The ET7 has a pre-subsidy price starting from RMB 448,000 (US$69,000), or from RMB 378,000 (US$58,400) with BaaS (Battery as a Service).

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GM reveals an electric van, launches a new business for electric cargo delivery

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General Motors provided a better idea Tuesday of how it will hasten an electric transformation in commercial fleets—with the formation of a new standalone business, called BrightDrop.

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Groupe Renault unveils new strategic plan “Renaulution”; from volumes to value

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In France, Luca de Meo, CEO Groupe Renault, presented the group’s new strategic plan— “Renaulution”—which, among other more specific elements, aims to shift Groupe Renault’s strategy from volumes to value.

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NPP ITELMA introduces electric powertrain for e-bus manufacturers, upfitters; Moscow Transport unveils first e-bus for driver training

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Moscow-based NPP ITELMA , a leading developer and manufacturer of vehicle and transportation electronics, has presented a full powertrain system for electric bus manufacturers. The system will also make it possible to upfit any modern bus to an electric bus, the company said.

Siemens’ Russelectric adds EV charging to Massachusetts renewable microgrid

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Russelectric, a manufacturer of distributed energy and microgrid control systems for mission-critical commercial facilities that was acquired by Siemens in 2018, has added electrical vehicle charging capabilities at its Hingham, Massachusetts, facility.

Linde to build, own and operate 24MW PEM electrolyzer for green hydrogen

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Linde will build , own and operate a 24MW PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) electrolyzer plant at the Leuna Chemical Complex in Germany. The new 24-megawatt electrolyzer will produce green hydrogen to supply Linde’s industrial customers through the company’s existing pipeline network. In addition, Linde will distribute liquefied green hydrogen to refueling stations and other industrial customers in the region.

Lightning eMotors creates electric motor coaches at lower cost and CO2 impact

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A Colorado-based company is giving old diesel buses an all-electric upgrade. While companies like BYD and ProTerra specialize in new fully-electric buses, Lightning eMotors appears to be the first to widely market a kit that upfits existing buses with electric powertrains.

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Total and Engie partner to develop France’s largest site for the production of green hydrogen: Masshylia

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Total and Engie signed a cooperation agreement to design, develop, build and operate the Masshylia project, France’s largest renewable hydrogen production site at Châteauneuf-les-Martigues in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur South region.

Rio Tinto enters scandium market with construction of new plant in Canada

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After developing an innovative new process to extract scandium from the by-products generated during the production of titanium dioxide, Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (RTFT) announced that it will become North America’s first producer of high-quality scandium oxide with a new plant under construction at RTFT’s metallurgical complex in Sorel-Tracy, Québec.

Urban Aeronautics to provide 4 CitiHawk VTOL aircraft to Hatzolah Air for EMS application

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Israel-based Urban Aeronautics Ltd. reached an agreement to provide four CityHawk VTOL aircraft to Hatzolah Air for emergency medical service (EMS) applications.

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Volkswagen Passenger Cars lifts global deliveries of BEV vehicles by 197% and of electric vehicles overall by 158% in 2020

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In 2020, Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered more than 212,000 electric cars in total (+158 percent versus 2019), including nearly 134,000 battery electric vehicles (+197 percent versus 2019). This brought the share of BEV and hybrid vehicles in Europe up to 12.4%

Methanol fuel cell company Blue World acquiring Danish Power Systems

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Blue World Technologies, developer and manufacturer of methanol fuel cells, is acquiring Danish Power Systems, a 25-year-old High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (HTPEM) membrane electrode assembly (MEA) research and development company.

Nio ET7 flagship teases 150-kwh solid-state battery, arrival in 2022

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Chinese automaker Nio is launching a flagship electric car with an available 150-kilowatt-hour battery pack, and when it's scheduled to start deliveries in early 2022, it could be the first mass-produced passenger car anywhere in the world—yes, before Tesla—to have solid-state battery technology. The Nio ET7 sedan will also feature.

Sony Vision-S electric car starts public road tests in Europe

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One year after its unveiling at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the Sony Vision-S electric car is now testing on public roads. Sony didn't provide much other detail on how things were progressing with the car.

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Lordstown confirms 100,000 orders for Endurance electric pickup, September production start

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Lordstown Motors on Monday confirmed 100,000 non-binding pre-orders for its Endurance electric pickup truck, and said in a press release that the pickup is "on track" to start production in September. That milestone comes just two months after Lordstown announced 50,000 pre-orders for the Endurance.

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AB Dynamics swarm testing capability to accelerate ADAS and autonomous vehicle development; track test with VW

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Automotive test system supplier AB Dynamics has showcased its capability to replicate simulated swarm tests quickly and accurately in the real world and vice-versa. By using a common toolchain, complex scenario testing can be transferred from one environment to the other with centimeter accuracy.

MAFI introduces electric terminal tractor T 230e

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MAFI Transport-Systeme GmbH has released the T 230e, an electric version of its popular diesel T 230 terminal tractor. MAFI first announced the T 230e in September 2020. MAFI’s distributor, Eastern Lift Truck Co., said the truck will be available in Spring 2021.

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Ricardo and alkaline fuel cell company AFC Energy collaborate on hydrogen applications for marine, rail and stationary

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Ricardo plc and AFC Energy plc, a leading provider of hydrogen power generation technologies, signed a collaboration agreement on the joint creation of hydrogen fuel cell product and service offerings, with an initial focus on marine, rail and stationary power generation.

Constellium and Groupe Renault partner on R&D project for sustainable automotive aluminum solutions

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Constellium SE is leading a new R&D initiative in France, Project ISA3 (Intégration de Solutions Aluminium pour Alléger les Automobiles (Integration of Aluminium Solutions to Lightweight Automotive vehicles)).

Bridgestone leverages big data to implement optimal plantation for higher yield in Pará rubber tree farms

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Bridgestone Corporation has developed an optimization system for Pará rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis ) plantations. The system utilizes big data to contribute to higher yield at these rubber farms.

Solaris Bus in Polish second-life battery consortium

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A consortium comprising Solaris Bus & Coach, Impact Clean Power Technology S.A. and TAURON Polska Energia will implement a project titled “Second Life ESS” with the aim to create a prototype system to store electric energy based on retired electric bus batteries.

GM launches BrightDrop: first-to-last-mile electric ecosystem for goods & services

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General Motors has launched a new business, BrightDrop , which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.

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Neste and Avfuel create strategic partnership for sustainable aviation fuel

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Neste and Avfuel Corporation announced a strategic partnership to create an efficient, continuous supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the United States.

Solaris joins European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

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Bus manufacturer Solaris has joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance , an initiative led by the European Commission. The aim of the Alliance is to scale-up, by 2030, the production and deployment of hydrogen as a fuel produced by means of low-emission technologies and renewable energy sources.

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Rheinmetall to supply Daimler Truck Fuel Cell with hydrogen recirculation blowers

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Via its subsidiary Pierburg GmbH of Neuss, Germany, the Rheinmetall Group plans to supply hydrogen recirculation blowers to Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, the company which bundles all of Daimler AG’s activities in the field of fuel cell technology.

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MIT team proposes SCR emission control for hybrid aviation turbines; reducing NOx by 95%

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At cruising altitude, airplanes emit a steady stream of NO x into the atmosphere, where the chemicals can linger to produce ozone and fine particulates. Previous research has shown that the generation of these chemicals due to global aviation results in 16,000 premature deaths each year. Now, MIT engineers are proposing using an ammonia-based selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system that could result in an approximately 95% reduction in NO x emissions in exchange for a ~0.5%

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Chevy offers 0% financing on used Bolt EV and Volt

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If you're considering a used electric car, now might be a good time to spring into action. General Motors is offering 0% APR financing for 72 months on used Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars and Chevy Volt plug-in hybrids, reports CarsDirect, which cited a bulletin sent to dealerships last week.

Wärtsilä and partners to cooperate in wind-to-hydrogen-to-electricity project; other power-to-X fuels

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Wärtsilä Finland, the energy companies Vaasan Sähkö and EPV Energia, and the City of Vaasa, Finland have signed a letter of intent to cooperate in a project aimed at utilizing emissions-free hydrogen in power generation, industry and transportation applications. The project will be based in Vaasa and will focus on enabling a new way to store renewable energy. At the same time, the intention is to pilot a hydrogen-based energy generation solution suitable for export markets.

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Renault 5 Prototype: All-electric return of a hot-hatch legend

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For its latest electric concept car, Renault looked to the past. The Renault 5 Prototype features retro styling inspired by the cult-classic Renault 5 hatchback.

2022 Ioniq 5 electric crossover dials in 45 EV Concept's retro look for February debut

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Hyundai has revealed some first photos and video of its upcoming Ioniq 5 electric SUV, set for a debut in February and to go on sale this fall.