Wed.Oct 19, 2022

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Toyota boosts 2023 Corolla Hybrid; starting MSRP $1,250 lower than 2022 Corolla Hybrid

Green Car Congress

The Toyota Corolla Hybrid enters the 2023 model year as a thoroughly upgraded model. The 2023 Corolla Hybrid now offers a choice of five model grades versus just one before.

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2023 Toyota Corolla Hybrid gets AWD option, gas mileage dips

Green Car Reports

Toyota has just given shoppers many more reasons to consider the Corolla Hybrid sedan over the Prius hatchback—although the greater value and performance comes at the expense of some miles per gallon. Fuel economy for the 2023 Toyota Corolla Hybrid drops to 47 mpg combined.

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DOE awarding $1.16B to 9 battery component manufacturing projects as part of $2.8B funding

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a combined $2.8 billion to 21 projects to expand domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and the electrical grid and for materials and components currently imported from other countries. Earlier post.) Of that, $1.16

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Batteries for future BMW EVs will be made in South Carolina

Green Car Reports

BMW has taken a step toward localizing battery production for future EVs. The automaker on Wednesday announced a partnership with Envision AESC for a dedicated battery plant in South Carolina.

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EIA: 95% of the fuel ethanol moved in the US in the first half of 2022 moved by rail

Green Car Congress

Fuel ethanol, a biofuel most commonly mixed with finished motor gasoline, is second only to coal as the most-transported fuel by rail.

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Some Audi EVs are filtering the air for those outside them

Green Car Reports

Audi is running a pilot project with automotive supplier Mann+Hummel aimed at using EVs to clean the air around them. Vehicles are equipped with special filters that can collect particulate matter as they drive along, Audi explained in a press release.

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Six dual-fuel MAN methanol ME-LGIM engines ordered for Maersk container ships

Green Car Congress

Hyundai’s shipbuilding division (HHI-SBD) has ordered 6 × MAN B&W G95ME-C10.5-LGIM dual-fuel main engines in connection with the construction of 6 × 17,000 teu container vessels for A.P. Moller – Maersk, the Danish integrated logistics company.

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NXP OrangeBox unifies automotive wireless connectivity into a single domain controller

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NXP Semiconductors has introduced the OrangeBox automotive-grade development platform, which integrates a wide variety of NXP wireless technologies, from broadcast radio, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth, to secure car access with Ultra-Wideband (UWB) and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), and 802.11p-based V2X.

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Stellantis executive: ‘The people have decided: we will be purely electric’

Electrek

In a new interview, Stellantis European Head, Uwe Hochschurtz, claimed, “The people have decided: we will be purely electric,” backtracking statements made by the company’s CEO, Carlos Tavares. more….

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Volkswagen Group and Xanadu establish quantum simulation program for battery materials

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen Group and Canadian quantum technology company Xanadu have established a multiyear research program to improve the performance of quantum algorithms for simulating battery materials.

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Elon Musk says Tesla (TSLA) could soon be worth more than Apple (AAPL)

Electrek

Elon Musk says Tesla (TSLA) could soon be worth more than Apple (AAPL), and the company is putting its money behind this position with a $5 to $10 billion share buyback. more…. The post Elon Musk says Tesla (TSLA) could soon be worth more than Apple (AAPL) appeared first on Electrek.

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Rolls-Royce unveils Spectre, the brand’s first fully-electric car

Green Car Congress

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveiled Spectre, its “Ultra-Luxury Electric Super Coupé” that is the successor to the Phantom Coupé. Spectre is available for commission immediately, with first client deliveries commencing in Q4 2023.

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Tesla Semi will achieve 500-mile range while hauling cargo, confirms Musk

Teslarati

When the Tesla Semi was unveiled back in late 2017, many were skeptical. A Daimler executive even went so far as to sarcastically comment that the massive all-electric vehicle defies the laws of physics.

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Cadillac previews production CELESTIQ flagship EV; MSRP starting above $300,000

Green Car Congress

Cadillac provided some details on its production CELESTIQ flagship “ultra-luxury sedan”; the show car version appeared earlier this year. Earlier post.) Each CELESTIQ will be personally commissioned—no two will be alike.

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Subaru Solterra electric AWD SUV spotted ahead of Australia launch

The Driven EV News

A Kia EV6 owner spots Subaru Solterra at Cooma ahead of its local 2023 launch. The post Subaru Solterra electric AWD SUV spotted ahead of Australia launch appeared first on The Driven. EV News Top News electric 4WD electric SUV Solterra Subaru

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Iveco Group inaugurates new ePowertrain plant in Turin, the Group’s first completely carbon-neutral manufacturing site

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FPT Industrial, the global powertrain brand of Iveco Group, inaugurated the new Turin (Italy) ePowertrain plant, a manufacturing site fully dedicated to the production of the electric powertrain range and Iveco Group’s first completely carbon-neutral plant.

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Tesla (TSLA) delivers massive number of batteries, breaking record

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) announced that its energy storage division delivered a record number of batteries in Q3 2022. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) delivers massive number of batteries, breaking record appeared first on Electrek.

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Daimler Truck and Gehring Technologies sign strategic partnership agreement for “truck-e-fied ”electric motors

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Daimler Truck AG and Gehring Technologies GmbH + Co. KG signed an agreement on a strategic partnership focusing on building up expertise in process development and prototype construction of commercial-vehicle-specific electric motors. The strategic partnership with Gehring covers the prototypical construction of so-called “truck-e-fied” e-motors as well as the further development and testing of innovative production processes.

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Used EV prices have peaked, report suggests

Green Car Reports

After a year of shocking price increases, prices of used cars—including EVs—are slowing starting to decline, according to battery analysis firm Recurrent. Recurrent, which issues battery health reports for used EVs, tracks the prices of certain EVs from model years 2017 to 2019.

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Rolls-Royce and Classiq collaborate on quantum algorithm design for computational fluid dynamics

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Quantum software company Classiq is working with Rolls-Royce to implement novel computational fluid dynamics algorithms. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) deals with heavy, and complex numerical simulations of fluid and gas phenomena. Used in many industrial applications, CFD is key to improving advanced equipment design by, for example, optimizing aerodynamics and thermodynamics.

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Komatsu’s first electric mid-size hydraulic excavator packs a Proterra battery

Electrek

US battery maker Proterra and multinational Komatsu partnered in January 2021 to develop electric mid-sized hydraulic excavators, and today they announced that Komatsu’s first 20-ton class lithium-ion battery electric machine is ready for debut. more….

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EXCLUSIVE: Tesla Cybertruck battery packs to be built at Fremont Factory

Teslarati

Tesla plans to start building battery packs for the upcoming Cybertruck on a new cell manufacturing line in the Fremont factory, people with knowledge of the project told Teslarati.

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NIO considering offering buy option in Europe, says president

CN EV Post

Qin Lihong mentioned this in the NIO App in response to a user suggestion that NIO should offer consumers an additional option in Europe. The post NIO considering offering buy option in Europe, says president appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO NIO Europe

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Tesla’s owner’s referral program is making a comeback

Electrek

Tesla is coming out with a new owner’s referral program after completely revamping the program, which was initially costly. It’s a rare demand trigger that the automaker is pulling. more…. The post Tesla’s owner’s referral program is making a comeback appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX ready for 30th Starlink launch of 2022

Teslarati

SpaceX is on track to launch its 30th Starlink mission of 2022 later this morning.

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Tesla (TSLA) releases Q3 2022 results: miss on revenue but delivers on earnings

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) has released its financial results and shareholders letter for the third quarter of 2022 after market close today. We are updating this post with all the details from the financial results, shareholders’ letter, and the conference call later tonight. Refresh for the latest information.

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SpaceX slashes base price of smallsat rideshare program, adds “Plates”

Teslarati

SpaceX has rolled out an upgraded version of its Rideshare program that will allow even more small satellite operators to send their spacecraft to orbit for extremely low prices. SpaceX threw its hat into the growing ring of smallsat launch aggregators in August 2019 with its Smallsat Program.

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Tesla has secured a massive new building in Illinois

Electrek

Tesla has secured a long-term lease on a massive new building located in Pontoon Beach, Illinois, near St. Louis. It’s not clear what the building will be used for, but it’s likely going to be a giant parts distribution center. more….

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Corolla Hybrid update, used EV prices, US BMW battery plant, Audi air filters: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The Toyota Corolla Hybrid gains performance, tech, and AWD, but loses some mpg. Audi is actively cleaning the air with EVs. BMW announced some big battery plans for the U.S. And is the EV price surge starting to calm? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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The world’s largest single-phase battery is now up and running

Electrek

Meet Crimson Storage, the world’s largest single-phase battery, which is now live in the California desert. more…. The post The world’s largest single-phase battery is now up and running appeared first on Electrek.

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Solar Panels Quantity to Charge an EV

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However, if you’re the energy with solar power, an integrated option such as a solar battery pack is an appropriate option. Expertise is relevant to choosing between an integrated or a separate installation.

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Swagtron EB7 Elite folding e-bike with 15.5 mile range falls to $619 in New Green Deals

Electrek

While most e-bikes are big, bulky, and have a fixed range, the takes all those limitations to task. It’s compact, folds when you arrive at a destination, and features a hot-swappable battery for extended range when needed.

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Tesla expects to fully meet Inflation Reduction Act requirements

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Tesla confirmed efforts to meet requirements for the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). During the recent earnings call a TSLA shareholder asked to elaborate on Tesla’s ability to meet the requirements for consumer tax credit eligibility under the Inflation Reduction Act.

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Biden White House to award $2.8B to bolster EV battery and mineral production in the US

Electrek

Later today, the Biden administration is expected to announce $2.8 billion that will be awarded in grants around the US in support of EV battery manufacturing and mineral production domestically.

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ID.4 and ID.5 first look and drive: VW’s practical solution to electric driving

The Driven EV News

Electric VWs are already highly visible on UK roads, so we decided to check them out and go for a drive to find out what all the fuss is about. The post ID.4 and ID.5 first look and drive: VW’s practical solution to electric driving appeared first on The Driven. EV News Reviews Top News

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BMW expands US EV and battery manufacturing footprint with new $1.7B investment

Electrek

In the latest announcement from an automaker to expand electric vehicle manufacturing in the US, BMW released Wednesday it will invest $1.7 billion in its US EV operations to boost output. more…. The post BMW expands US EV and battery manufacturing footprint with new $1.7B

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Rolls-Royce unveils the Spectre, its first fully electric car

The Driven EV News

Rolls-Royce unveils its first fully electric car, 122 years after co-founder Charles Roll declared EVs to be "perfectly noiseless and clean.". The post Rolls-Royce unveils the Spectre, its first fully electric car appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News rolls royce Spectre