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Could liquid hydrogen make fuel-cell trucks more viable vs. EVs?

Green Car Reports

Gaseous hydrogen is the default for fuel-cell vehicles, but Daimler Truck is experimenting with liquid hydrogen for large commercial vehicles—and it's a technology that has the potential to cross over to passenger vehicles, eventually. The truck maker has partnered with Linde Engineering to set up a public liquid hydrogen station in.

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CATL, BYD To Slash Battery Prices By 50% In 2024. BOOM! EVs Win!

CleanTechnica EVs

CATL says it will begin selling LFP battery cells in the VDA format at price less than $60 per kWh hour by the middle of this year. The post CATL, BYD To Slash Battery Prices By 50% In 2024. BOOM! EVs Win! appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Ineos reveals Fusilier electric SUV, emphasizes range-extender option

Green Car Reports

Ineos Automotive on Friday announced an electric SUV, with an optional range-extended powertrain. Called the Fusilier, the new model shares the overall look of the internal-combustion Ineos Grenadier SUV currently in production, but is slightly shorter in length and lower, according to an Ineos press release. It will use a dedicated skateboard.

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Heat Pumps Take on Cold Climates

Cars That Think

Twenty homes scattered across Canada and the northern United States are keeping warm this winter using prototypes of the latest iteration in residential heating systems: cold climate heat pumps. Heat pumps aren’t common in homes at this latitude, because historically they haven’t worked well in subzero temperatures. But heat pump manufacturers say they now have the technology to heat homes just as efficiently in bitter cold as they do in milder winter temperatures.

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

emissions global warming Norway climate change carbon dioxide youtube lighting

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Australian EVs could earn $12,000 in a single year with vehicle-to-grid tech

The Driven EV News

ARENA study on vehicle-to-grid technology reveals some astonishing financial benefits that could rapidly accelerate the rollout of the technology. The post Australian EVs could earn $12,000 in a single year with vehicle-to-grid tech appeared first on The Driven.

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Starlink’s Direct to Cell satellites complete first post on Elon Musk’s X platform

Teslarati

SpaceX recently tested Starlink’s Direct to Cell satellites and posted on Elon Musk’s X platform. The test X post simply said: “This post was sent through a SpaceX Direct to Cell satellite.” SpaceX’s Director of Satellite Engineering provided more information about the X post. He revealed that the post was made under the cover of trees in a small valley in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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Geely & AITO (Who?!?!) Shine In China — In Rising 18% Market Share In January

CleanTechnica EVs

After the December sales peak, the year started with an expected sales slump, but smaller than expected, with numbers almost. [continued] The post Geely & AITO (Who?!?!) Shine In China — In Rising 18% Market Share In January appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla dominates brand loyalty: once you go EV, you don’t go back

Electrek

Tesla took half the awards for brand loyalty in the automotive industry in S&P Global Mobility’s new study. Once you go electric, you don’t go back.

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Ineos off-road EV, liquid-hydrogen tech, gas stations vs. EV chargers: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Some lawmakers want to ban public EV charging stations wherever gas stations aren’t permitted. Ineos revealed a fully electric off-roader while talking up its range-extended versions instead. And liquid hydrogen could have greater potential for fuel-cell long-haul semis, suggests This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Lawmakers in.

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Tesla repeats with four titles in S&P Global Mobility Loyalty Awards

Teslarati

Tesla repeated with four titles in the S&P Global Mobility’s Loyalty Awards for 2023, grabbing the same first-place trophies that it did for 2022. Tesla won the Overall Loyalty to Make , Ethnic Market Loyalty to Make, Highest Conquest Percentage, and Alternative Powertrain Loyalty to Make awards for 2023. It was the only manufacturer to secure more than one award, with GM, Lincoln, Acura, Nissan, and Mitsubishi winning other categories.

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

Brief

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Battery powered trailer boost range, efficiency — now for $120,000 less

Electrek

The RA electric trailer from Range Energy promises to turn your diesel truck into a hybrid or extend the range of your electric semi – and now it qualifies for a $120,000 voucher in California.

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Tesla Cybertruck Armor Glass windows resist break-in attempt

Teslarati

As it turns out, the Tesla Cybertruck is really quite a tough vehicle. This is true for the Cybertruck’s steel panels and its Armor Glass windows, which, as per a video that was recently shared online, happens to be strong enough to deter thieves. As shared by Tesla owner and content creator Arash Malek in a post on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, his friend’s Cybertruck recently became the victim of an attempted break-in.

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Pompano Beach add Mack electric garbage truck to fleet

Electrek

The streets of Pompano Beach, Florida will be cleaner and quieter than ever starting this week, thanks to a new, all-electric Mack LR waste truck that was delivered last week!

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NM Media Runs Into Steve Wozniak at an EV Charger, Shows The Importance of Education, Infrastructure

CleanTechnica EVs

Eventually, there will be EV charging all over the place. Like gas stations, we’ll get to the point where every. [continued] The post NM Media Runs Into Steve Wozniak at an EV Charger, Shows The Importance of Education, Infrastructure appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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

Oil

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Quantum gravity detected by researchers for the first time

Innovation News Network

Scientists have successfully detected the quantum gravity of a tiny particle with a new technique that uses levitating magnets. The post Quantum gravity detected by researchers for the first time appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Tesla Megapack pilot project launches at Willowbrook Mall

Teslarati

The Willowbrook Mall in North Jersey recently launched a Tesla Megapack pilot project. The Tesla energy storage system (ESS) is North Jersey’s first Megapack. The Willowbrook Mall, a Brookfield Property in Wayne, North Jersey , has a 1.2 kWh solar panel display that can be discharged during peak hours. The Tesla Megapack installation will store excess energy from the mall’s solar panels.

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Great Western Railway’s fully-electric train breaks UK record, paving way for cleaner travel

Electrek

Entering its trial third year to study the feasibility of battery-electric rail, UK’s Great Western Railway (GWR) has hit an encouraging milestone, traveling further in the region than any battery-electric train before it. Its latest treks surpassed expectations and offered further confidence toward a more sustainable future in train travel.

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BYD executive says Tesla is a ‘partner’ in electrification

Teslarati

An executive from Chinese automaker BYD has called Tesla a “partner” in electrifying the transportation sector, noting the U.S. company’s role in helping popularize and educate the public about electric vehicles (EVs). In an interview between Yahoo Finance and BYD Executive Vice President Stella Li on Monday, Li told the publication she thought the global EV market couldn’t have come to exist the way it does without Tesla.

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Film Highlights 1st Electric Car Exported from U.S. to Private Owner in Cuba

CleanTechnica EVs

Electric Cars for Cuba: Alum Earns A+ in Trade Diplomacy When the white Tesla Model Y rolled onto the dock. [continued] The post Film Highlights 1st Electric Car Exported from U.S. to Private Owner in Cuba appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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BYD launches $233K Yangwang U9 electric supercar that will smoke a Ferrari and can dance

Electrek

The world’s leading EV maker, BYD , is taking aim at exotic car manufacturers like Ferrari and Lamborghini with the new Yangwang U9. BYD officially launched the Yangwang U9 electric supercar with a 0 to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in 2.36 seconds and a $233,400 (1,680,000 yuan) price tag.

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Ask An EV Expert: Can Non-Tesla EVs Use Tesla Charging Stations?

CleanTechnica EVs

One question we hear from many new readers on CleanTechnica is about EV (electric vehicle) charging. “Can non-Tesla EV owners. [continued] The post Ask An EV Expert: Can Non-Tesla EVs Use Tesla Charging Stations? appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Ford NACS adapter briefly leaked, looks similar to Tesla Magic Dock

Teslarati

An image of Ford’s dedicated North American Charging Standard (NACS) adapter has briefly appeared in the veteran automaker’s parts catalog. Based on screenshots of the item that have been shared online, it would appear that Ford’s NACS adapter looks very similar to Tesla’s Magic Dock, which the EV maker uses at some of its Supercharger stations. Considering that Ford is the first of the Detroit Big Three to adopt the NACS, it would not be surprising if the automaker’s electric vehicles would als

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The 2024 European Car Of The Year Is The Renault Scenic

CleanTechnica EVs

What makes a European Car of the Year? First, it should be new on the market in the 12 months. [continued] The post The 2024 European Car Of The Year Is The Renault Scenic appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Report: Vehicle Supplies Are Climbing Back Up

The Truth About Cars

Vehicle inventories are now approaching the highest levels seen since the summer of 2020. This is according to a report from Cox Automotive , which stated that the month of February opened with the industry seeing an average new vehicle supply of 80 days. However, the figure still doesn’t match the supply averages seen at the start of 2020. The United States reportedly hit the 80-day mark (representing a 38 percent increase from the same time a year ago) at the very end of January.

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Kia slashes EV6, EV9 prices by up to $10K in Korea to boost demand

Electrek

In what Kia is calling “EV Festa,” the automaker is slashing prices on its all-electric models, including the EV6, EV9, and Niro EV in Korea, by up to $10,000 (KRW 13.56 million).

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Tesla promotes its impressive factory lineup

Teslarati

Tesla has grown into one of the world’s largest producers of electric vehicles, but the company is still just getting started. Despite delivering over 1.8 million cars and posting notable growth in its energy business last year, Tesla still only operates seven dedicated production facilities worldwide. As highlighted by Tesla in a recent video, however, each of its facilities in the United States, China, and Europe are admirable.

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Tesla Cybertruck’s ‘armor glass’ stops break-in attempt caught on sentry mode

Electrek

Tesla Cybertruck’s “armor glass” has managed to stop a break-in attempt caught on camera by the vehicle’s Sentry Mode. We.

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Renault Scenic Is Car of the Year In Europe 2024

CleanTechnica EVs

The French family SUV Renault Scenic is Car of the Year in Europe 2024. CleanTechnica’s Maarten Vinkhuyzen covered the return. [continued] The post Renault Scenic Is Car of the Year In Europe 2024 appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Electric Vehicle myth busted (again) in recent Tusker data analysis

Teslarati

Lloyds-owned Tusker recently analyzed data from its over 30,000 electric vehicle (EV) fleet. Tusker busted some EV myths widely spread on social media and sometimes by national newspapers. Tusker is a leasing company based in the United Kingdom. It busted two EV myths after analyzing data from its electric vehicle fleet. The first myth Tusker busted was that EVs catch fire more than traditional cars.

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They Didn’t Believe Us When We Said Unaffordable EVs Were A Problem

CleanTechnica EVs

I came across an interesting post the other day on social media that (mostly) checks out. As Chinese EVs get. [continued] The post They Didn’t Believe Us When We Said Unaffordable EVs Were A Problem appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Carbon Negative: Toyota Working On a Carbon Capture Filtration System

The Truth About Cars

Toyota has taken an all-around beating for its decision to focus on a diverse array of alternative fuels and electrification options instead of going all-in on EVs, but that approach has started to look more prudent as other companies struggle with slower-than-expected growth. The Japanese auto giant has developed hydrogen powertrains and been a staunch supporter of hybrid technologies, and now it is testing a new engine that can remove carbon from the air.

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Revolutionizing the road trip: Sealvans builds and sells electric caravan trailer boat combos

Electrek

Is it a caravan camper trailer? Is it a boat? Does it have an electric motor ? A Turkish company called Sealvans is blending the lines of recreational mobility, designing and selling trailer boat combos that deliver a hybrid mix of travel by land and sea. Check them out.

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Ford Has Paused F-150 Lightning Shipments

The Truth About Cars

Ford has stopped shipments of the 2024 F-150 Lightning, but not because there isn’t demand for the electric truck. The automaker said it stopped deliveries on February 9 to conduct quality inspections, but production is still rolling at the automaker’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center. The Blue Oval hasn’t elaborated on when it expects to restart shipments.

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Renault 5 Returns As Retrolicious EV With Up To 248 Miles Of WLTP Range

InsideEVs

The modern reinterpretation of the Renault Le Car can power your appliances and has Google Maps and Waze built-in.

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