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Sion Power reports 17 Ah, 400 Wh/kg Licerion-EV cell

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Sion Power, a developer of high-energy, lithium-metal rechargeable batteries, reports achieving 400 Wh/kg, 700 Wh/L in a large format 17 Ah pouch Licerion Electric Vehicle (EV) cell.

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Study: EVs use less raw material than gasoline vehicles

Green Car Reports

Electric cars use much less raw material than internal-combustion vehicles, according to a new study from European advocacy group Transport & Environment, providing yet more evidence that their overall carbon footprint is lower.

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Porsche debuts Taycan Cross Turismo

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Taycan Cross Turismo brings shooting brake practicality and up to 283 mile range to Porsche’s performance EV

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EVs hold power to reduce impact of Texas-size weather events

EV Box

The Texas electricity crisis that left more than four million people without power for days amid below-freezing temperatures is forcing the state to rethink its reliance on traditional fossil energy resources like coal, nuclear, and especially natural gas. Infrastructure

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles moves ahead with Autonomous Driving RD; ID. BUZZ the first AV

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, a brand within the Volkswagen Group, is consistently and rapidly advancing the development and implementation of autonomous driving. The planned introduction of autonomous systems for traffic use in 2025 is currently being prepared at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

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Study: Shift to electric trucks and buses could save 57,000 lives

Green Car Reports

Electric cars get the most attention, but passenger vehicles aren't the only vehicles on the road. A shift to electric trucks and buses in urban areas could prevent more than 57,000 premature deaths by 2050, according to a new Environmental Defense Fund study.

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Volvo reveals its second EV - the C40 Recharge

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Volvo C40 Recharge brings a lower and sleeker option to the brand’s electric range

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Tokyo Tech team develops high-performance bimetallic OER electrocatalyst for water splitting

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A team led by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have discovered a new bimetallic electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) in electrochemical water splitting: CaFe 2 O 4.

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Ford CEO wants more US battery production for stability, but it's also good for CO2

Green Car Reports

Ford CEO Jim Farley is calling for more battery production in the United States to ensure stability of battery supplies, but that might also be good for carbon emissions, according to a recent report. "We We need to bring large-scale battery production to the U.S.,

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To Fix the Power Market, First Fix the Natural Gas Market

Energy Institute at HAAS

Capacity requirements don’t assure reliability when generators can’t get fuel. Texas has gone through a terrible period, President Biden has declared a state of emergency and efforts are continuing to … Continue Reading To Fix the Power Market, First Fix the Natural Gas Market.

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Global Electric Car Sales in 2020

Charged Future

In 2020, global electric car sales were higher than ever before. Despite the worldwide pandemic, electric vehicles (EVs) still garnered the attention of car shoppers. Since the modern EV was introduced in the early 2010s, EVs have slowly trended upward.

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Rolls-Royce’s all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ completes taxi testing

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Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the taxiing of its ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft, the latest milestone on its way to becoming the world’s fastest all-electric plane. Earlier post.)

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Cheapest new-car lease is all-electric: Chevy Bolt EV lease deals as low as $107 per month

Green Car Reports

With a refreshed 2022 model on the way, lease deals for the 2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV are now as low as $107 per month, but only for Costco members in certain parts of the country.

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Volvo will be fully electric by 2030

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Volvo will only sell EVs by 2030 and is transforming the way it sells its cars

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2020 – Turnover And Internal Dynamics of EVs in CT

EV Club of CT

The Equivalent Of 52% of EVs Added To The File in 2020 Turned Over EV registrations in Connecticut increase 18.2% in 2020, a not great number in a very difficult year. However, as difficult as. Read more. Blog CHEAPR Data Electric Vehicles EV Club CT EV fleet turnover

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UCLA team uses graphite to boost performance of lithium iron phosphate cathode materials

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Lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO 4 ) is widely used as a low-cost, safer cathode material for Li-ion batteries; however, low ionic and electronic conductivity limit its rate performance.

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Volvo will slide a skateboard under its electric XC90 SUV

Green Car Reports

Volvo’s first few fully electric models, the Polestar 2, the Volvo XC40 Recharge, and the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge that was revealed Tuesday, were all developed on the same platform—one that was originally designed for internal combustion engines and fuel tanks, but adapted for the fully electric models. However Volvo’s chief.

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Hyundai using e-motorsports is testing ground for new tech

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Hyundai’s involvement in PURE ETCR is helping the brand develop high-performance roadgoing EVs

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All-new 21 plate: Everything you need to know

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Given the unprecedented whirlwind of events of 2020, it doesn’t seem that long ago that the 70-plate was hitting the streets

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USC study shows promising potential for giant-kelp-based biofuel with depth-cycling approach

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Scientists at the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies on Santa Catalina Island, working with private industry, report that a new aquaculture technique on the California coast significantly increases kelp growth, yielding four times more biomass than natural processes.

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2021 VW ID.4: 5 hits and misses, up close with the electric car for the masses

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It’s almost here. For Americans, the ID.4 is the first of a generation of electric cars that Volkswagen has said is “for millions, non millionaires.” ” And it’s the first Volkswagen EV that will be built in the U.S., starting next year.

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Phasing out gas-powered cars, here and around the world

Green Energy Consumers

In the months since California Governor Gavin Newsom announced by executive order that the state would phase out the sale of gasoline-powered cars by 2035, the world has changed. Energy policy & advocacy Electric vehicles/Transportation

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Covid-19 Top Tip: I saved £70 a month by altering my mileage. Could you?

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ARBOC launches its first fully-accessible, battery-electric low-floor bus: Equess CHARGE

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ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., introduced its battery-electric low-floor purpose-built bus: the Equess CHARGE.

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Lucid delays production start of Air electric sedan to Q2 2021

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Lucid Motors has delayed production of its Air electric luxury sedan by a few months, to the second half of this year. The company originally planned to begin deliveries this spring, but is now pushing the timeline back due to coronavirus-related delays, CEO Peter Rawlinson said in a statement. "We

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Is This Really Happening – OEMs Bypassing Dealers?

EV Club of CT

Volvo Is First Manufacturer to Bypass Dealers for EV Sales When we blogged about the EV Freedom Bill, SB 127, a short while back, one of the facts that we unearthed was that in Germany, Read more. Advocacy Blog Legislation News EV Club of CT Volvo bypassing dealers Volvo going all-electric by 2030

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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe: List prices revealed

Green Cars News

The all-new Hyundai Santa Fe will be priced from £40,25 rising to £49,010 in range-topping Ultima Form

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Moscow aiming for all-electric bus fleet by 2032

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Moscow started to replace outdated diesel buses with electric buses in September 2018. There are now 600 electric buses on on 42 routes overall, and as replacements for traditional buses on 33 of those routes.

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Michelin performance EV tire draws from Formula E racing

Green Car Reports

From the Tesla Model S Plaid and Lucid Air to the Audi E-Tron GT, Mercedes-Benz EQS, and Polestar 2, this year marks an acceleration of electric car models geared for those expecting strong performance combined with the refinement of a luxury car—or close to it.

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New member benefit: Electric Auto Association partners on clean energy and EV loans

Electric Auto Association

EAA partners with credit union to offer loans on clean energy, EVs, and e-bikes. By: Ron Freund, Electric Auto Association Director. The Electric Auto Association and Colorado-based Clean Energy Credit Union have partnered on a new member benefit.

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Global Top 20 January 2021

EV Sales

Models: Wuling Mini EV new #1 in hot market Registrations were up 112% YoY in January, to over 321,000 units, marking the 4th straight month with doubling sales, with China's market being the main drive for growth.

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Vulcan to collaborate with DuPont on Zero Carbon Lithium extraction process

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Vulcan Energy Resources will collaborate with DuPont Water Solutions,a leader in water filtration and purification, to test and to scale up Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) solutions for Vulcan’s Zero Carbon Lithium extraction process. Earlier post.).

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As GM and Ford launch more EVs, dealers decide: Costly upgrades or obsolescence?

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Both General Motors and Ford face something that could be a help or a hindrance as they shift to electric vehicles: their massive dealer networks.

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Join us Mar. 9 for this summit on building momentum to meet CA EV goals

Electric Auto Association

EAA Members are invited to join this engaging conversation on how CA will meet its 2035 EV goal. By: April Bolduc, President of Electric Auto Association.

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Caroline Gattino: Widening eMobility in France for a net-zero future

Schneider Electric EVs

Caroline Gattino is Head of eMobility Sales in France at Schneider Electric, contributing to expand electric mobility in her zone for a more efficient and sustainable transportation. Born in La. Read more ».

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IEA: global carbon dioxide emissions have rebounded strongly

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The Covid-19 crisis in 2020 triggered the largest annual drop in global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions since the Second World War, according to IEA data, but the overall decline of about 6% masks wide variations depending on the region and the time of year.

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VW considers electric convertible: Why are there so few drop-top EVs?

Green Car Reports

The Volkswagen MEB platform will underpin electric cars with a wide range of body styles, but could a convertible be among them? VW teased one on Monday, releasing renderings of an electric convertible while remaining vague on production prospects.

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