Sat.Jun 11, 2022

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DOE closes on $504M loan guarantee for world’s largest clean hydrogen and energy storage project

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) closed on a $504.4-million loan guarantee to the Advanced Clean Energy Storage project in Delta, Utah (ACES Delta)—marking the first loan guarantee for a new clean energy technology project from DOE’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) since 2014.

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Tesla now produces more cars at Fremont factory than when operated by GM/Toyota

Electrek

Tesla is now producing more cars at its Fremont factory than when it was the NUMMI factory operated in partnership by GM and Toyota. And it’s only the beginning. CEO Elon Musk says it could grow production by about 50%. more….

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DoD selects BWXT to build Project Pele prototype advanced microreactor; delivery to INL in 2024

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BWX Technologies, Inc. BWXT) will build the first advanced nuclear microreactor in the United States under a contract awarded by the US Department of Defense (DoD) Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO). The Project Pele full-scale transportable microreactor prototype will be completed and delivered in 2024 for testing at the Idaho National Laboratory.

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Lincoln Corsair plug-in hybrid review, Lightyear 0 solar car, Fisker Pear EV details, Cadillac Celestiq peek: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

How many miles apart is the federal government asking for EV fast-chargers? Which “expensive” electric car did a Senator drive to Washington, D.C.? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 10, 2022.

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GM’s BrightDrop acquires Marain’s AI software to help fleet owners lower operational costs

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BrightDrop, the GM business focused on decarbonizing last-mile delivery, is acquiring fleet optimization software from Marain Inc., a California-based technology startup.

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: 50 MPH Chinese electric ‘motorbike’ for $600

Electrek

The wonderful thing about Alibaba is that you can find just about any type of vehicle under the sun, especially electric vehicles. Want to explore the seas? Have an electric boat. Want an entire backyard train set to drive your friends around your sprawling property? Here’s your own train.

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Benchmark Mineral Intelligence: Lithium oversupply not likely

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In response to a Goldman Sachs research note which suggested that the lithium market will pivot to a prolonged phase of surplus this year, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence took the unusual step (for the analytics firm) of outlining the reasons why it believes that call on lithium is incorrect. The industry cannot rely on China feedstock meeting the market. Goldman sees the most “significant” new lithium supply as coming from China, where companies have invested in new hard rock and brine projects.

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EPA issues RFI on end-of-life management of batteries

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is developing best practices with respect to the collection of batteries to be recycled, as well as establishing a program to promote battery recycling through the development of voluntary labeling guidelines for batteries and communication materials for battery producers and consumers as directed by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021.

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Tesla explains the strategy for its 3:1 stock split

Teslarati

Tesla announced yesterday that it plans to execute a 3:1 stock split sometime after its Shareholder Meeting on August 4. Its last stock split, which occurred in August 2020, made shares more affordable for young and retail investors after the automaker’s stock price had ballooned to $2,213.40.

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Flea-Sized Robots Walk a Coin-Edge-Sized Path

Cars That Think

Microrobotics engineers often turn to nature to inspire their builds. A group of researchers at Northwestern University have picked the peekytoe crab to build a remote-controlled microbot that is tiny enough to walk comfortably on the edge of a coin. According to John A.

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Tesla board member Larry Ellison to step down

Teslarati

Larry Ellison will not return to the Tesla board, the automaker said in a 14A filing with the SEC yesterday. In the filing, which was released on June 10, Tesla announced that Larry Ellison, a board member and close friend of CEO Elon Musk’s, would be stepping down from his position.

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?How a Design Battle Between Chip Engineers Led to Polaroid’s Revolutionary SX-70 Camera

Cars That Think

In one corner stood the defending champion, Texas Instruments. In the other stood the challenger, Fairchild Semiconductor. The referee, judge, promoter, and only spectator was Polaroid.

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Tesla Vision expands to Australia and New Zealand for camera-based Autopilot

Teslarati

Tesla has expanded its camera-based Autopilot strategy, known as Tesla Vision, to two new territories, Australia and New Zealand. In May 2021, Tesla began shipping Model 3 and Model Y vehicles that were equipped with Tesla Vision, the company’s camera-based Autopilot feature.

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US: Tesla Dominates BEV Sales In January-April 2022

InsideEVs

The Tesla brand is also expanding its advantage in the premium/luxury car segment

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Porsche, Jaguar unveil images of next-gen Formula E Car

Teslarati

Over the past week, multiple Formula E teams have shared videos and images of testing and car liveries of their next-generation racecar, most notably including Porsche and Jaguar.

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Huge Tree Falls On Tesla Model 3 But Roof Doesn't Buckle Saving Driver

InsideEVs

The strength of Tesla’s glass roof is known and here it has been proven in the most relevant real-world test

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Improved Dynamic Range for Pulse Detection

Cars That Think

Join Teledyne SP Devices for an introduction to our Pulse Detection Range eXtension (PDRX) technology. It achieves a dynamic range equivalent to 16-bit analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) while exceeding the sampling rate supported by commercially available devices.

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Ford Dealer Adds $69,554 Markup To F-150 Lightning

InsideEVs

A Florida dealership has effectively doubled the price of a Lightning

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Ferrari plans to expand Maranello plant in preparation for EV transition

Teslarati

Inside sources at Ferrari have revealed that the automaker has plans to expand its Maranello production facility in preparation for electric vehicle production.

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Tesla Model 3 Owner Loves His Car, But Hates The Fact That It's RWD

InsideEVs

When you live in the snow AWD is a must

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New Electric Scooter “STORIE” by Batt:RE

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MG Cyberster Roadster Leaked, Looks Like An Electric BMW Z4 Rival

InsideEVs

This EV will be the first two-seater MG since the questionably successful TF

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Tesla Full Self Driving Beta V10.12.2 — A Big Improvement, More Aggressive … But!

CleanTechnica

Background: I have driven my 2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range now for two years and 7 months. The odometer reads 70,469 miles.

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Aptera Raises $40 Million, Production Set For Later This Year

InsideEVs

Aptera's SEV offers up 1,000 miles of range

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How Will The Tesla Stock Split Affect Current Stockholders?

CleanTechnica

Tesla announced late Friday it will seek shareholder approval to split its stock 3-for-1. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Green Economy Investment Elon Musk Tesla Tesla stock

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Ford Supervan EV Rumored To Debut At Goodwood Festival Of Speed

InsideEVs

The original Supervan was basically a custom Transit body laid over a GT40 chassis complete with its mid-mounted V8

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Netherlands: 32% Of New Cars Sold Now Plugin Cars

CleanTechnica

Chinese Lynk & Co 01 PHEV #1 in May In the context of a falling overall market, down 7% year over year (YoY) in May, the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market has continued to grow, reaching 32% last month.

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Mercedes EQV Electric RV From Tonke

CleanTechnica

The Tonke toy for grownups who love expensive vans! Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles electric RVs Mercede-Benz RVs

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Cadillac Hybrid Hypercar Has Us Hyped for LeMans 2023

CleanTechnica

Cadillac aims to reinvent itself with a LeMans win in 2023! Cars Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Hybrid Electric Cars cadillac imsa LeMans

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Tesla’s 35,000th Supercharger Is A Milestone For EV Charging

CleanTechnica

Tesla China has announced Tesla’s 35,000th Supercharger, a milestone for EV charging. The Supercharger opened in Wuhan, China, and Tesla China noted that Tesla owns the largest fast-charging network in the world. We achieved a new milestone.????The The 35,000th Supercharger landed in Wuhan, China today.??Tesla, Tesla, owns the largest fast-charging network in the world.? pic.twitter.com/yayJsUOgZp — Tesla […].

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Rivian Truck Raffle: You Get the Keys NOW! Tickets Support Fight Against Climate Change.

CleanTechnica

By Mike Tidwell This summer you could win the super-hard-to-find Rivian electric truck in a Rivian truck raffle! You’ll be the first in your neighborhood to drive one. Or you could win a custom-built Tesla. It’s all part of a unique raffle just launched to fight climate change.

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NIU KQi2 Pro Part 2: Never Sitting Still

CleanTechnica

What happens when the novelty act becomes the headliner. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Motorcycles + Scooters e-scooter electric scooters Niu

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