Tue.Sep 13, 2022

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Conservation group opposing Thacker Pass lithium mine seeks endangered status for Kings River pyrg (snail)

Green Car Congress

The Western Watersheds Project (WWP) has petitioned the US Fish and Wildlife Service to list the rare Kings River pyrg (freshwater snail) under the Endangered Species Act.

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How Lucid leaps past Tesla with smaller motors

Green Car Reports

Lucid Motors calls its motor design miniaturized, and it’s long boasted that the light and “impossibly compact” motor in its Air electric sedan is lean enough to fit into an airplane carry-on. Lean and small is only one aspect, however.

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UNSW team develops new very-high-speed IPMSM motor with improved power density for EVs; new rotor topology

Green Car Congress

Engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia, have built a new high-speed motor which has the potential to increase the range of electric vehicles.

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Nissan Leaf EV batteries' long lifetime is pushing recovery and recycling farther off

Green Car Reports

Nissan Leaf batteries are lasting a long time, according to an executive with the automaker, and that may push mass reuse and recycling further into the future.

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SARI researchers propose novel method to enhance electrocatalytic conversion of CO2

Green Car Congress

A research team led by Profs.

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Tesla has access to all the batteries it needs for the first time

Electrek

Tesla has access to all the battery cells it needs for the first time, according to Martin Viecha, the vice president of investor relations at Tesla. more…. The post Tesla has access to all the batteries it needs for the first time appeared first on Electrek.

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PEUGEOT introduces all-electric 308 sedan and wagon; first European manufacturer with 100% electric wagon

Green Car Congress

With electrified plug-in hybrid versions already available, two new PEUGEOT 308 silhouettes—the sedan and wagon SW—will be available in a 100% electric version from 2023. PEUGEOT will be the first European manufacturer to offer a 100% electric wagon.

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Sparc Technologies, QUT partner to develop a hard carbon anode material from bio-waste for Na-ion batteries

Green Car Congress

Australia-based Sparc Technologies has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

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Tesla is building four enormous Supercharger locations in California

Teslarati

Tesla is currently building four enormous Supercharger locations in California. Tesla is building four Supercharger locations in California after recieving grants from the California state government.

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Shell chooses Driivz’s EV charging and smart energy management platform for European buildout

Green Car Congress

Israel-based Driivz announced that Shell has selected the Driivz EV charging and smart energy management platform to help accelerate the build out of new charging locations in more than 10 European countries, supporting Shell’s ambition to operate more than 500,000 charge points globally by 2025 and 2,500,000 by 2030.

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Meet the new off-road camper that acts as its own microgrid and can charge your EV

Electrek

Finally, electric camping has arrived. For those who want to get in touch with nature but worry about charging availability, Campworks has the solution for you. The redesigned Campworks NS-1 is like nothing you’ve seen before.

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BMW Group introducing Plug & Charge with support for multiple charging contracts in car

Green Car Congress

The BMW Group is introducing multi-contract Plug & Charge functionality to its line-up. From mid-2023, a Plug&Charge function will be available in the first BMW models, enabling customers to charge electricity at public charging points without having to use a charging card or app. The authentication required to start the charging process and for billing is carried out automatically by means of a data exchange between the vehicle and the charging station.

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Tesla “supervised” FSD could roll out to entire fleet by the end of 2022

Teslarati

Earlier this year, Elon Musk forecasted that Tesla Full Self-Driving could be released to qualified vehicles by the end of 2022. Tesla’s Senior Director of Investor Relations Martin Viecha recently noted that the company was on track to release “supervised” FSD within Musk’s predicted timeline.

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Magna invests $77M in Yulu; creates battery-swapping service company

Green Car Congress

Magna is expanding into the fast-growing micromobility market by investing $77 million in Yulu, India’s largest electrified shared mobility provider, and creating a battery-swapping service company. Yulu deploys shareable, low-speed, electric two-wheelers to facilitate accessible, sustainable urban mobility in India. As part of the agreement, Magna will have a stake in the company and will hold a seat on Yulu’s board of directors.

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Tesla brings service workers back to sales for end-of-quarter push

Electrek

After sending untrained sales workers to work on vehicles amid a service crisis, we now learn that Tesla is bringing the workers back to sales for another end-of-quarter push. more…. The post Tesla brings service workers back to sales for end-of-quarter push appeared first on Electrek.

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Mercedes-Benz subsidiary Licular leading €17M LIBinfinity project for battery recycling

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz’ battery recycling subsidiary Licular GmbH—founded in 2021—is heading the consortium for LIBinfinity , a €17-million battery-recycling project funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). LIBinfinity focuses on a holistic concept for recycling materials of lithium-ion batteries using a mechanico-hydrometallurgical process without energy-intensive process steps.

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This modular off-grid solar EV charger can be installed in just four hours

Electrek

Campbell, California-based solar-powered EV charger company Paired Power has just debuted a modular, off-grid electric vehicle charger that is powered by a solar canopy. more…. The post This modular off-grid solar EV charger can be installed in just four hours appeared first on Electrek.

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Harvard engineers develop solid-state battery with performance, reliability improvements

Teslarati

Engineers in the lab of Xin Li, an Associate Professor of Materials Science at Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, have developed a new solid-state battery that is capable of 10,000-lifetime cycles and a charge rate as fast as three minutes.

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Communities of color affected by air pollution lag in EV adoption; study looks at how to fix this

Green Car Reports

Interest in purchasing an EV is high among communities of color, which are also more burdened by air pollution than white communities.

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Tesla secures battery supply for EV and energy storage products

Teslarati

During an invite-only Goldman Sachs conference in San Francisco on Monday, Tesla Head of Investor Relations Martin Viecha shared some of the company’s plans for the next five years.

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VinFast prepares to enter US, Europe, and Canada after delivering first 100 VF 8 EVs

Electrek

Vietnamese automaker, VinFast , is moving quickly after unveiling a full portfolio of electric vehicles last year.

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Nissan Leaf battery lifetime, Lucid motor tech, EVs and communities of color: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Lucid gives a deep-dive into its motor tech and why it leaps past what’s offered by Tesla and Porsche. Nissan Leaf batteries are staying in use longer than anticipated. And communities of color are far more interested in EVs than sales data suggests. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Tesla has special code for crash testing in its cars, and it’s raising red flags

Electrek

It was discovered that Tesla has special codes in its vehicle software related to crash testing with auto safety agencies. It is raising red flags with those agencies. more…. The post Tesla has special code for crash testing in its cars, and it’s raising red flags appeared first on Electrek.

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Horizon Europe project developing liquid hydrogen energy storage for net zero aviation

Innovation News Network

The OVERLEAF project aims to decarbonise the skies by pioneering a liquid hydrogen storage tank to fuel hydrogen-powered aircraft. The post Horizon Europe project developing liquid hydrogen energy storage for net zero aviation appeared first on Innovation News Network. Energy Hydrogen

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Human Horizons launches the HiPhi Z ultra-futuristic digital GT

EV Specifications

Human Horizons has officially launched its second flagship vehicle - the ultra-futuristic digital GT HiPhi Z.

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Autonomous vehicle driven by most advanced AI model to date

Innovation News Network

Experts have innovated an Artificial Intelligence (AI) model that simultaneously handles the perception and control of an autonomous vehicle. The post Autonomous vehicle driven by most advanced AI model to date appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Honda electrifying 10 motorcycles by 2025, but full-size EVs by when, exactly?

Electrek

Honda revealed its plans Tuesday to release ten new electric motorcycles by the end of 2025 to help the Japanese automaker reach its sustainability goals, yet Honda has been relatively slow rolling out a full-size EV. When exactly can we expect a fully electric vehicle from Honda in North America?

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“It’s just what I did:” First woman to drive solo around Australia in a non-Tesla EV

The Driven EV News

Tiffany Overton chose an electric Mercedes rather than a Tesla for ground-breaking solo trip around Australia. Sometimes, though, it was like drinking electrons through a straw.

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Zero DSR/X launched as world’s first long-range electric adventure motorcycle

Electrek

Zero Motorcycles has just unveiled its latest electric motorcycle, the Zero DSR/X. The new electric adventure bike builds upon the same platform used in the SR/F and SR/S, but with some major updates designed to make this the company’s most capable electric motorcycle yet. more….

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Elon Musk calls out Twitter for suppressing his tweets

Teslarati

Elon Musk spoke out against Twitter’s suppression of his tweets today. He asked Twitter, its CEO, Parag Agrawal, and the official account for Twitter Verified to solve the issue. Usually, his tweets generate thousands of replies, likes, and shares or retweets.

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Tesla exec hints at cheaper electric cars ahead of robotaxi service

Electrek

A Tesla executive has hinted at the automaker offering cheaper electric cars ahead of launching its robotaxi service. more…. The post Tesla exec hints at cheaper electric cars ahead of robotaxi service appeared first on Electrek.

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Why gas stations should add EV chargers?

Setec Powerr

With growing concerns about environmental friendliness and escalating natural gas prices, more and more consumers are looking for alternatives. The popularity of electric vehicles is currently growing rapidly, and the lack of electric infrastructure is far from adequate to meet the demand.

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Tesla vehicles can be stolen with new relay attack, but there’s a two-inch caveat

Electrek

A new relay attack has demonstrated that Tesla vehicles can be stolen with a quick hack, but thieves need to work in pairs and get as close as two inches from your phone or key card. more….

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NIO opens up 15% in Hong Kong to one-month high

CN EV Post

NIO opened up 15 percent to HK$165.6 in Hong Kong, a new high since August 16. The company gained 13.52 percent in the US overnight. The post NIO opens up 15% in Hong Kong to one-month high appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO Market Recap

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Sun Joe’s cordless pole saw reaches 15 feet and doesn’t need gas or oil for $153 in New Green Deals

Electrek

Do you have branches too high to reach without a ladder? Leave the ladder put away and just use instead. It ships with a 40V 2.5Ah battery that delivers 14 minutes of runtime per charge without a single drop of gas or oil.

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Tesla Model 3 shows its inner-Cybertruck in impressive towing display

Teslarati

Over the weekend, a video posted on Instagram shows a Tesla Model 3 hauling trees up a dirt path. It’s no secret that electric vehicles and Tesla products are incredibly popular in Norway.

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Climate change could have devastating effects on forests’ carbon uptake

Innovation News Network

Studies by Oregon State University have found that climate change will damage trees' ability to cool leaves and pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The post Climate change could have devastating effects on forests’ carbon uptake appeared first on Innovation News Network.