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DOE announces $150M cost-share award for first domestic production of HALEU for advanced nuclear reactors

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced an approximately $150-million cost-shared award with American Centrifuge Operating (ACO), a subsidiary of Centrus Energy Corp, to demonstrate the ability to produce high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU)—a crucial material needed to develop and deploy advanced reactors in the United States. HALEU is uranium that has been enriched so that the concentration of the fissile isotope U-235 is between 5 and 20 percent of the mass of the fuel.

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Tesla wants EVs of all brands to use its charging connector

Green Car Reports

Tesla on Friday made an open call to charging network operators and other vehicle manufacturers to use its connector standard, which it is now calling the North American Charging Standard (NACS). The company may have already committed to the CCS standard for Europe, but as the industry converges around the CCS standard in the U.S., the timing of.

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BNEF: Net-zero transition potentially a $3.5T investment opportunity for Indonesia

Green Car Congress

The global net zero transition can represent a $3.5-trillion investment opportunity for Indonesia, according to a new report published at the BNEF Summit Bali by research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) entitled Net-Zero Transition: Opportunities for Indonesia. Based on BNEF’s New Energy Outlook, its annual long-term scenario analysis on the future of the energy economy, the report examines how Indonesia’s energy supply may evolve under BNEF’s Economic Transition Scenario (ETS) as well as a Net Zero

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Chameleonic BMW iX Flow named to TIME’s List of Best Inventions 2022

Electric Cars Report

TIME Magazine revealed its annual list of the Best Inventions, which features 200 extraordinary innovations. To compile the list, TIME solicited nominations from TIME’s editors and correspondents around the world, and through an online application process, paying special attention to growing fields—such as the electric vehicle industry, green energy, and the metaverse.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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Rystad Energy: Synthetic graphite key to meeting battery demand surge, despite ESG concerns

Green Car Congress

As demand for electric vehicles (EVs) soars, spurred by government incentives and a push to decarbonize the transportation sector, the global battery industry is set to attract significant attention and investment. Rystad Energy forecasts total EV sales this year will reach nearly 10 million units, a 43% jump from 2021 sales. On the back of this, demand for battery cathodes and anodes is also set to rocket.

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Altilium Metals announces UK’s largest EV battery recycling plant in the Tees Valley

Electric Cars Report

Altilium Metals, a UK-based clean technology startup, has selected Teesside as the preferred location for the largest planned recycling facility in the UK for end-of-life electric vehicle batteries. With the UK banning the sale of petrol and diesel cars in 2030, the global EV revolution could create more than 11 million tons of battery waste […] The post Altilium Metals announces UK’s largest EV battery recycling plant in the Tees Valley appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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CATL and Daihatsu reached strategic cooperation agreement

Electric Cars Report

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) and Daihatsu Motor Co. announced an MOU of Strategic Cooperation on battery supply and battery technologies to promote e-mobility in Japan. Under the agreement, CATL intends to provide stable supply of EV batteries to the electric vehicles of Daihatsu, an expert in compact passenger cars and one of the […] The post CATL and Daihatsu reached strategic cooperation agreement appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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The EV Transition Explained

Cars That Think

From the outside, there is little to tell a basic Ford XL ICE. F-150 from the electric Ford PRO F-150 Lightning. Exterior changes could pass for a typical model-year refresh. While there are LED head and rear light improvements along with a more streamlined profile, the Lightning’s cargo box is identical to an ICE F-150, complete with tailgate access steps and a jobsite ruler.

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Twitter spent $13M per year on food service at its headquarters: Elon Musk

Teslarati

On Sunday, Elon Musk said that Twitter spent $13 million per year on food services at its San Fransisco headquarters. He addressed a tweet by the company’s former Vice President of Work Transformation, Tracy Hawkins, who ran the food program on Twitter until a week ago. She replied that Twitter spent between a range of $20-$25 a day per person which allowed employees to work through lunch and meetings.

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Australia included in massive Chery EV rollout

EV Central

On the eve of its Australian relaunch, the Chinese auto maker Chery Automobile has revealed a massive rollout of 23 electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Slated to launch within the next few years, they will be based on a new family of three architectures the brand is developing. Many will be bound for Australia as Chery has publicly declared a wildly ambitious target to sell 75,000 vehicles per annum in Australia by 2027 (to put that in perspective, if it achieved those lofty figures it would m

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

Brief

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GM expands Super Cruise hands-free driving to full-size SUVs

Teslarati

General Motors (GM) is expanding its hands-free Super Cruise advanced driver assistance system to full-size SUVs starting in mid-November. The first vehicles to receive the expansion will be full-sized SUVs that were built on October 3, 2022, or later, the company said. The company said that it’s unlocking “hundreds of thousands of additional miles of roads” for customers who ordered the following list of vehicles with Super Cruise: 2023 Chevrolet Tahoe – High Country and Premi

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Recommendations To Discretionary Grant Programs For Charging & Fueling Infrastructure

CleanTechnica EVs

The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation successfully launched the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula program and is designing the competitive discretionary grant programs. The Corridor Charging Grant Program and the Community Charging Grant Program are due by statute to launch by November 15, 2022. Forth, in partnership with GRID Alternatives, is proposing nine recommendations […].

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Tesla FSD Beta V11 partial release notes confirm single stack rollout

Teslarati

Tesla released FSD Beta version 11 over the weekend. Partial release notes of v11 confirm that it is the single stack update testers have been waiting for Tesla to roll out. The fact that only parts of the FSD Beta V11 release notes are available hints at the enormity of the update. Listed below are the FSD Beta V11 release notes that have been shared as of writing.

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Electric motorcycles take charge at G20 in Bali, escorting the all-electric motorcades

Electrek

Electric motorcycles will be used in all-electric motorcades to escort delegates from the international community attending the annual G20 Summit. more…. The post Electric motorcycles take charge at G20 in Bali, escorting the all-electric motorcades appeared first on Electrek.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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SpaceX purchases ad campaign for Starlink on Twitter

Teslarati

Elon Musk’s SpaceX company purchased Twitter’s largest ad campaign for Starlink. SpaceX purchased a $250,000 ad campaign on Twitter to promote Starlink services in Australia and Spain. The campaign will promote Starlink in Australia and Spain by placing SpaceX’s ad on top of the main Twitter timeline for a full day. Users in Australia and Spain will see a SpaceX Starlink ad the first three times they open Twitter when the ad campaign is scheduled.

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Tesla China responds to dramatic crash that kills two [video]

Electrek

Tesla will assist Chinese authorities in investigating a dramatic Tesla Model Y crash in Guangdong, China, which killed two and injured three. But rumors have been flying on social media with potential causes of the crash, most of which are untrue or impossible. more…. The post Tesla China responds to dramatic crash that kills two [video] appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX expends Falcon 9 booster for the first time in almost three years

Teslarati

For the first time since January 2020, SpaceX has intentionally expended a Falcon 9 booster instead of attempting to recover the rocket at sea or on land. Weighing around 6.6 tons (~14,600 lb) at liftoff, the rare mission sent Intelsat’s twin Maxar-built Galaxy 31 and 32 communications satellites to a high geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) that will allow them to start operating more quickly than a standard GTO would.

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New Electric Moke Californian Orders Open In US — Only 325 Available

CleanTechnica EVs

If you are a MOKE enthusiast in the United States, you now have a chance to purchase the electric Californian edition of the iconic MOKE International vehicle. MOKE has launched its new U.S. website and is taking preorders for the MOKE Electric Californian edition, with prices starting at $41,900. Eager customers can reserve a build […].

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Oct sales of major EV makers: Deliveries vs insurance registrations

CN EV Post

NIO vehicles had 9,806 insurance registrations and 10,059 deliveries in October. The post Oct sales of major EV makers: Deliveries vs insurance registrations appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Fossil Vehicle Bans Are Likely to Hit Mom-&-Pop Gas Stations the Hardest

CleanTechnica EVs

The California Air Resources Board’s decision to phase out fossil fuel-powered cars in the state by 2035 was an important step toward cleaning up the air and addressing climate change. However, as is the case for any major technological and economic transition, there will be winners and losers. Mom-and-pop gas station owners seem likely to […].

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New Twitter feature will allow organizations to identify other accounts associated with them

Teslarati

Elon Musk announced a new Twitter feature that will enable organizations to identify which other Twitter accounts are associated with the organizations. He said on Twitter that this would be rolling out soon, and the announcement sparked a lot of questions, some of which he addressed. Rolling out soon, Twitter will enable organizations to identify which other Twitter accounts are actually associated with them. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 13, 2022.

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BMW starts producing the BMW iX1 in Regensburg, Germany

EV Specifications

BMW Group announced the start of production of the fully-electric BMW iX1 in Regensburg. As announced almost two years ago, all German BMW plants can now produce electric cars. The smallest model among the BMW Sports Activity Vehicles will boost the volume of electric vehicles. Milan Nedeljkovi?, member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Production, already announced the next.

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Industrial Securities initiates coverage on XPeng with 'Buy' rating and HK$38.84 price target

CN EV Post

Industrial Securities believes that XPeng's short-term model changeover and sales pressure will not affect the company's long-term value. The post Industrial Securities initiates coverage on XPeng with 'Buy' rating and HK$38.84 price target appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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GMC Hummer EV Electric Truck Charging Costs Might Surprise You

InsideEVs

The Hummer EV has a whopping 200+ kWh battery pack, which is more than three times the size of many EVs' batteries.

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BMW to invest $1.4 billion to expand its power battery base in Shenyang

CN EV Post

The project is another major investment by BMW Brilliance after the total investment of RMB 15 billion in the Lydia plant. The post BMW to invest $1.4 billion to expand its power battery base in Shenyang appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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The downsides to road tripping with a certain Tesla charging adaptor

The Driven EV News

If you use the correct equipment your electric vehicle journey will be smooth. If you try and save a few dollars, you'll soon regret it. The post The downsides to road tripping with a certain Tesla charging adaptor appeared first on The Driven.

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BYD's EV patents lead among local automakers

CN EV Post

BYD's 1,557 EV patent applications in China are twice as many as Geely's 870 applications. The post BYD's EV patents lead among local automakers appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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An Electric Car Can Be Your Best Friend When The Lights Go Out

CleanTechnica EVs

When the lights go out, an electric car can help you make it though a weather emergency until power is restored.

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Comments to IRS for IRA EV Incentive

EV Club of CT

Post by Barry Kresch Summary of Comments Submitted to the IRS The EV Club has partnered with the Electric Vehicle Association to author comments for the in-process IRS rule-making regarding the implementation of the EV. Read more.

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What We’ve Learned After 2 Years Of Chevy Bolt Recall

InsideEVs

Over half of 2017 to 2021 Bolts have recorded a battery replacement.

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Fatal accident puts Tesla in spotlight in China

CN EV Post

The accident killed two people and injured three others. Tesla said the accelerator pedal was depressed throughout the accident. The post Fatal accident puts Tesla in spotlight in China appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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With 500,00 units Volkswagen meets ID. models delivery target one year earlier than planned

EV Specifications

Volkswagen is on track with the electrification of its vehicle fleet. One year earlier than planned the company has reached a further milestone in the implementation of its ACCELERATE strategy to become an emission-free, software-driven mobility provider: Since the first ID.3 models were handed over to customers in October 2020, Volkswagen has delivered 500,000 vehicles from the ID. family.

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Musk says 'false' after Tesla rumored to have considered exporting EVs from Shanghai to US and Canada

CN EV Post

Factors including the devaluation of the RMB, lower raw material prices in China and higher auto prices in the US have made Chinese exports to the US potentially cost-competitive. The post Musk says 'false' after Tesla rumored to have considered exporting EVs from Shanghai to US and Canada appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Porsche announced Macan EV details and new PPE platform

Teslarati

On Sunday, Porsche shared more details about the Macan Electric, a new electric vehicle that will be built on a new platform, the Premium Platform Electric (PPE). Porsche co-developed the PPE platform with Audi. The new Macan EV and a few details were announced at the Porsche Experience Center in Franciacorta, Italy. The automaker says that the new fully electric Macan will have improved range and charging as well as sharp handling.

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