Sat.Oct 01, 2022

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DOE to award up to $30M for direct air and ocean capture of CO2; conversion to fuels and chemicals

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) announced up to $30 million in funding ( DE-FOA-0002614 ) for research and development (R&D) projects to advance carbon dioxide removal (CDR) approaches that will reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide by capturing it directly from both the atmosphere and oceans and converting it into valuable products such as fuels and chemicals.

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$10,000 EV, 53-mpg Niro Hybrid, reviews of Outlander PHEV, Q4 E-Tron, EQS SUV: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which new electric pickup is being made but can’t yet be delivered? Which automaker released an adapter that will allow it to use the vast majority of U.S. fast-chargers?

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Audi adds new RWD variant to Q4 e-tron family

Green Car Congress

Audi of America’s Q4 e-tron family welcomes a new rear-wheel drive variant: the Q4 40 e-tron. With the addition of the Q4 40 e-tron, customers can achieve an EPA estimated range of up to 265 miles.

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Midwest states ally to produce hydrogen, potentially for fuel-cell semis

Green Car Reports

Seven Midwestern states have signed a memorandum of understanding to coordinate hydrogen production, potentially providing a fuel supply for fuel-cell semi trucks.

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Ammonia power company Amogy launches operations in Norway

Green Car Congress

Amogy Inc., a developer of energy-dense ammonia power solutions, opened its Norway operations with the hiring of Christian W. Berg, Managing Director, Amogy Norway. Berg joins Amogy Norway from his most recent position as Director of Business Development for Yara Clean Ammonia, a decarbonization-focused subsidiary of leading global ammonia producer, Yara International ASA.

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Review: 2023 Audi Q4 E-Tron SUV and Sportback go for practicality more than punch

Green Car Reports

The 2023 Audi Q4 E-Tron gives the German luxury brand an all-electric entry in the popular compact crossover segment, making EV Audis accessible at prices of $50,000 and up.

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EPA nearly doubling Clean School Bus Rebates awards to $965M

Green Car Congress

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will nearly double the funding awarded for clean school buses this year following increased demand, with school districts from all 50 states applying for the 2022 Clean School Bus Rebates during this first round of funding.

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NY Governor orders regulatory action to require all LDVs sold in state to be zero-emissions by 2035

Green Car Congress

New York Governor Kathy Hochul directed the State Department of Environmental Conservation to take major regulatory action that will require all new passenger cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs sold in New York State to be zero emissions by 2035. This regulatory step will be complemented by new and ongoing investments including electric vehicle infrastructure progress, zero-emission vehicle incentives, and ensuring New York’s communities benefit from historic federal climate change investments.

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Tesla shows demo video of Optimus bot working in the Fremont Factory

Teslarati

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has stated that Optimus would be deployed by the company to perform tasks in its own factories. During AI Day 2022, the electric vehicle maker released a video showing just that — a prototype Optimus bot working in the Fremont Factory.

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Watch how Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwalls survived in a hurricane

Electrek

Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwall owners are showing how their energy products faired in Hurricane Ian after it hit Florida. more…. The post Watch how Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwalls survived in a hurricane appeared first on Electrek.

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NIO ET7 configurator goes live in Norway, priced lower than in China

CN EV Post

It is worth noting that NIO has not yet officially announced the pricing of the ET7 in Europe, and it is unclear whether the prices currently shown are the final version. The post NIO ET7 configurator goes live in Norway, priced lower than in China appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Arrival (ARVL) successfully builds its first electric Van using novel Microfactory model

Electrek

EV startup Arrival has completed a huge step in bringing its first commercial EV into production, particularly in the way its flagship Van is being assembled.

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Tesla reveals production Optimus bot’s tentative specs and price

Teslarati

Tesla discussed a number of key technical topics during AI Day 2022 , but the center of the show was definitely the Optimus Bot. Tesla unveiled two prototypes of its humanoid robot onstage, and both were quite impressive in their own right.

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BIDIRECTIONAL Act introduced in US Senate to promote electric school buses feeding grid

Electrek

A new bill introduced Friday by US Senator Angus King of Maine could unlock the true potential of electric school buses and provide stability to communities in need.

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NIO delivers 10,878 vehicles in Sept, including 2,928 ET7s and 221 ET5s

CN EV Post

The deliveries consisted of 7,729 SUVs including 1,895 ES7s, and 3,149 sedans including 2,928 ET7s and 221 ET5s. The post NIO delivers 10,878 vehicles in Sept, including 2,928 ET7s and 221 ET5s appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Could offshore wind sites host edible seaweed farms? The Swedes think so

Electrek

Stockholm-headquartered renewable energy developer OX2 has signed letters of intent with Swedish edible seaweed companies Nordic SeaFarm and KOBB to explore the possibility of seaweed farming at one of OX2’s offshore wind farms. more…. The post Could offshore wind sites host edible seaweed farms?

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Tesla reveals Optimus prototype with custom-built actuators, closer to production variant

Teslarati

“Bumble-Cee” may have stolen the show at Tesla’s AI Day 2022 event since it was showcased doing actual work at the Fremont Factory , but the real showstopper during the event was its successor, an Optimus bot built with custom components. .

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Toyota still hasn’t received the EV memo, sticks to hybrid strategy going forward

Electrek

It looks like Toyota is still not getting the message: people want electric vehicles, not hybrids. Despite all the evidence pointing to the inevitable growth of EVs in the auto industry, Toyota insists on sticking with hybrids, claiming, “That’s our strategy, and we’re sticking to it.”

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Audi Q4 E-Tron and Mercedes EQS SUV reviews, Midwest hydrogen fuel-cell trucking: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Today we bring two first drives—of the American-made Mercedes EQS SUV and of Audi’s most accessible EV yet, the Q4 E-Tron family. And will a group of U.S. Midwest states manage to make their own hydrogen economy? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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SUPER73’s neo-retro electric motorcycle shown in first actual testing video

Electrek

LA’s most iconic electric bike brand wowed us earlier this year with a new concept electric motorcycle known as the SUPER73 C1X. At the time we only had the chance to look at a full-scale mock up of the eye-catching design. But now the company appears to have a functional prototype at their disposal.

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The new Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV

EV Specifications

The EQS SUV offers plenty of space, comfort, and connectivity for up to seven vehicle occupants in its avant-garde, luxurious interior.

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EPA doubles electric school bus funding to almost $1B after overwhelming initial demand

Electrek

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Thursday that the agency will almost double its funding for electric school buses to close to $1 billion after school districts from all 50 states applied for rebates. more….

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South African firm buys 307 Tesla Powerwall batteries to help with load shedding

Teslarati

South African retail firm TFG has bought 307 Tesla Powerwall battery storage units to support operations while state-owned power utility Eskom continues load shedding practices. . Load shedding is the practice of switching off parts of the electric grid when there is insufficient capacity.

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Tesla AI Day 2022: Watch and get all the news

Electrek

Tesla is holding its AI Day 2022 tonight in Palo Alto, California, and Electrek has you covered with the livestream and all the news coming out of the event. more…. The post Tesla AI Day 2022: Watch and get all the news appeared first on Electrek.

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Review: 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV comforts the budding three-row electric class

Green Car Reports

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV joins the Tesla Model X and Rivian R1S as the only practical (but impractically expensive) battery electric crossover SUVs that can seat up to seven.

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Lordstown Motors kicks off Endurance electric pickup production ahead of sales in Q4

Electrek

After a tumultuous four year journey to this point, Lordstown Motors has announced it has finally reached that pivotal moment in any flagship EV lifecycle, the start of commercial production.

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SkyDrive electric helicopter could be flying above Japan in 2025

Teslarati

Japanese electric helicopter startup SkyDrive has unveiled its electric helicopter that they hope to use as an air taxi service by 2025. The idea of electrified aviation is alive and well.

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Weird Alibaba: A $5,000 electric ice cream truck that you’ll want to drive everyday

Electrek

Remember the good ol’ days of hearing the ice cream truck’s jingle coming down the street and running outside with a fistful of quarters to grab your favorite tasty treat? Yea, me neither, as I’m in my early 30’s and that stuff was mostly phased out by the time we were kids.

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Tesla Semi with “alien dreadnaught” Cybertruck graffiti makes appearance at AI Day 2022

Teslarati

Tesla is certainly making its intentions with its Tesla Bot (Optimus) project known, as hinted by the Cybertruck graffiti on a Tesla Semi parked on the premises of AI Day 2022.

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Score a 2022 low on RYOBI’s 115Ah 54-inch zero-turn mower at $4,899 in New Green Deals

Electrek

Are you tired of using gas-guzzling lawn mowers to take care of the grass? While we might be closing out on the mowing season, now is the perfect time to cash in on discounts retailers are offering as we head into fall.

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Tesla FSD Beta should be ready for worldwide rollout by end of year

Teslarati

While a lot of the attention surrounding AI Day 2022 was on Optimus, Tesla’s humanoid robot , the electric vehicle maker also discussed one of its most ambitious endeavors during the event — the Full Self-Driving Beta.

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Tesla unveils the hands of its humanoid robot ahead of full unveil today

Electrek

Tesla is teasing the hands of its humanoid Optimus robot that is going to be fully unveiled at its AI Day event later today. more…. The post Tesla unveils the hands of its humanoid robot ahead of full unveil today appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Optimus deliveries should be possible within 3-5 years: Elon Musk

Teslarati

There were a lot of things to unpack regarding Tesla’s AI Day 2022, and a lot of it concerns the company’s humanoid robot, Optimus. A number of key details were shared about Optimus, including its specs and price.

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Podcast: Tesla AI Day preview, TSLA Q3 deliveries, Tesla Cybertruck, and more

Electrek

This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed Tesla AI Day, TSLA’s Q3 deliveries, Tesla Cybertruck update, and more. more….

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French Government finance €114m for McPhy Gigafactory project

Innovation News Network

The French Government will provide €114m in funding to McPhy Energy to ramp up the development of its Gigafactory project. The post French Government finance €114m for McPhy Gigafactory project appeared first on Innovation News Network. Electric Vehicles EV Energy Storage

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Tesla Stock Upgraded By Needham As More Bears Change Course

InsideEVs

As Tesla continues to beat the odds and prove notable success with deliveries and its finances, some bears are becoming bulls

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XPeng delivers 8,468 vehicles in Sept, down 11.6% from Aug

CN EV Post

This delivery volume includes 4,634 P7s, 2,417 P5s, 1,233 G3i SUVs, and 184 G9 SUVs. The post XPeng delivers 8,468 vehicles in Sept, down 11.6% from Aug appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. XPeng Deliveries

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