Juniper Research forecasts on-road hydrogen vehicles to exceed 1M globally by 2027

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A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that the number of hydrogen vehicles in service globally will exceed 1 million in 2027, from just over 60,000 in 2022—substantial growth of more than 1,500%—with the bulk of the deployed vehicles in China and the Far East.

GM and Honda expanding partnership to codevelop series of affordable EVs in most popular vehicle segments; on sale in 2027

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General Motors and Honda plan to expand the two companies’ relationship by codeveloping a series of affordable electric vehicles based on a new global architecture using next-generation Ultium battery technology. The companies are working together to enable global production of millions of EVs starting in 2027, including compact crossover vehicles, leveraging the two companies’ technology, design and sourcing strategies.

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GM, Honda announce new partnership to build affordable electric vehicles

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General Motors and Honda have announced a new partnership to develop affordable electric vehicles based on a global platform. “GM By 2027, GM and Honda plan to launch low-priced and affordable electric options, including compact crossover vehicles, officials said.

GM reveals new Ultium batteries and flexible global platform for rapid growth of EV lineup

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At an event in the GM Tech Center campus in Warren, Michigan, General Motors unveiled the core of its new strategy to grow the company’s EV sales quickly, efficiently and profitably. Ongoing technological and manufacturing breakthroughs will drive costs even lower, the company said.

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EV Radar: June 2022

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EV Radar consists of top EV news, education, vehicle announcements, and more from the EV world. Various news sources have been circulating around for a while of the lack of raw materials to build EV batteries. 3% of Global Oil Demand Avoided. Isle of Man.

IHS Automotive forecasts global production of plug-in vehicles to rise by 67% this year

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Global electric vehicle production forecast for 2014. Driven by tighter emission standards in Europe, worldwide production of plug-in electric vehicles(PEVs)—including both battery-electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models—will increase by 67% this year, according to IHS Automotive, driven by Polk. rise in global manufacturing of all motor vehicles expected in 2014. share for PEVs in the global market this year.

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Lessons From Norway’s Journey To Becoming The Global Leader In EV Adoption

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Norway leads electric vehicle (EV) adoption, boasting the highest share of new EV purchases worldwide. In the last five months, zero-emission vehicles have made up over 50% of its overall car sales , up from 31.2% Norway’s bustling EV market shows no signs of slowing down.

UK study concludes cumulative global sales of EVs could reach 30M units by 2050, or 1.5% of projected global car parc; decisive global action required

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A new review of the global market prospects for electric vehicles by UK-based Trend Tracker Ltd concludes that given a steady increase in producer investment; positive legislative and fiscal influences and consumer acceptance, and subject to requisite technical advances, by 2050 the cumulative sales of electric cars could feasibly reach 30 million units—approximately 1.5% of the global car parc (2 billion units) projected for then.

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Navigant Research forecasts new EV global sales of > 346,000 units in 2014; 10 predictions for the year

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During 2014, the global plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) industry is poised to grow by 86% and will surpass more than 346,000 new vehicles sold, according to a new white paper—“ Electric Vehicles: 10 Predictions for 2014 ”—published by Navigant Research. This would bring the global total of PEVs on the road to more than 700,000 by the end of the year, according to the firm’s calculations. Since the FCV and BEV platforms share many of the same systems (e.g.,

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Electric Car Watch #3: Tata Motors - Do they wan't to be a global EV player?

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By Abhishek & Kamlesh Welcome to the new weekly series - Electric Car Watch, where we will talk about EV plans of major car brands, take a look at their EV vision, and go over their technology platforms. ​ Video: Tata Motors - Can they be a global EV player?

IRENA: doubling global share of renewable energy by 2030 could save trillions annually from avoided expenditures on pollution and climate change

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Doubling the share of renewables in the global energy mix by 2030 can save up to US$4.2 REmap: Roadmap for a Renewable Energy Future, released today at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue , recommends options to boost the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix from just over 18% today, to as much as 36% by 2030. This second edition of IRENA’s global roadmap broadens its analysis to cover 40 countries, representing 80% of global energy use.

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UC Davis, ITDP study suggests global shift to public transport, NMT and away from cars could save $100T through 2050 and cut GHGs

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One of the more affordable ways to cut greenhouse gas emissions is to design cities to give people clean options for using public transportation, walking and cycling and to move away from car-centric development, according to a new report released by the University of California, Davis, and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP). The costs of the “High Shift” (HS) are about $400 trillion ($160T in OECD and $240T in non-OECD countries).

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All you need to know about lithium miners & battery producers 

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The BEVs are becoming cheaper than conventional cars and current technology could already electrify over 70% of transport energy demand and lead to a large reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Key efforts for the adoption of electric vehicles. Global EV sales.

Ford Anticipates 10-25% Of Its Global Fleet to Be Electrified by 2020

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Ford anticipates that electrified vehicles—hybrids (HEV), plug-in hybrids (PHEV), and battery-electric vehicles (BEV)—will represent 2-5% of its global fleet by 2015, and then increase rapidly to 10-25% of its global fleet by 2020, said Nancy Gioia, Ford’s Director of Global Electrification, in several talks at Plug-in 2010 in San Jose, California this week. Affordability. must have a constancy of purpose.

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Rough road for EV industry

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By Brent Wilson, CEO of Galvanic Energy. America’s electric vehicle (EV) industry seems to have hit a rough patch of pavement in recent months. Even Tesla, despite its substantial efforts to hold the line on affordability, has suffered from the effects of war, supply chain disruptions and the rising costs of raw materials. The company shut down orders after reaching 200,000 units, citing a shortage of lithium-ion batteries. “We’ll

Apollo Tyres launches its first dedicated micro-mobility tire: the Vredestein Cargo

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India-based global tire-maker Apollo Tyres, which markets its products under the global brands Apollo and Vredestein, will launch its first dedicated micro-mobility tire, the Vredestein Cargo.

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UK launches new $1.6B commercialization program for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and first UK CCS Roadmap; making a play for global leadership

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Proximity of the UK’s largest industrial emitters to CO 2 storage sites in the North and Irish Seas. The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has launched a new competition for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology to drive down costs by supporting practical experience in the design, construction and operation of commercial scale CCS ( CCS Commercialization Programme ) with £1 billion (US$1.6 Our offer is one of the best anywhere in the world.

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McKinsey Report Finds 47% Reduction in Global Automotive Emissions Feasible by 2030; Timely Action By All Stakeholders Required

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Global passenger vehicle CO 2 emissions and abatement potential under three primary scenarios. A new study by management consultants McKinsey & Company estimates that an integrated approach to carbon abatement in the automotive sector, much of it using proven technologies, could reduce global passenger vehicle greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 by 47% (2.2 gigatons) relative to a ‘do nothing’ scenario, even in the context of ongoing growth in the global vehicle parc.

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Hyundai Motor accelerates hydrogen technology development through 3 strategic investments

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Hyundai Motor Company announced key investments into three hydrogen companies—Impact Coatings, H2Pro and GRZ Technologies—to strengthen its leadership position in the global hydrogen fuel cell ecosystem. The collaborations will enable Hyundai to expand its hydrogen infrastructure and enhance the efficiency of its fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) manufacturing.

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IRENA report says tripling renewables investment required to reach 2050 climate goal

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Global renewable energy investment increased between 2013 and 2018, reaching its peak at US$351 billion in 2017, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Climate Policy Initiative (CPI). Global landscape of renewable energy finance in 2017-2018.

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IEF, IHS Markit: deepening underinvestment in hydrocarbons raises specter of continued price shocks and volatility

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Underinvestment in oil and gas development extended into a second year in 2021 even as global energy demand rebounded, raising the prospect of price shocks, scarcity and growing energy poverty, according to a new report by the International Energy Forum (IEF) and IHS Markit.

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WPI team develops green closed-loop process for recycling lithium from Li-ion batteries

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In addition, this lithium recovery process is affordable, compared to typical hydrometallurgical process, by saving 11.15% per kilogram spent LIBs. Simplified schematic of formic acid leaching process, lithium carbonate recovery process and lithium carbonate purification process.

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ABB and PERIC join forces to develop future efficient hydrogen electrolyzers

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ABB and PERIC, China’s leading manufacturer of hydrogen electrolyzers, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate the widespread adoption of hydrogen as an energy source. Both companies will explore how the integration of ABB’s automation, electrification and digital solutions with PERIC’s electrolyzers can help reduce hydrogen generation costs in the future.

Hertz goes big on EVs, now with 100 Polestar 2s in Australian rental fleet

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Hertz is planning to lead the charge with electric rental cars in Australia – and it’s taken the next step with a batch of Polestar 2 EVs. The rental car giant has added 100 Polestars to its Australian fleet as part of a broader long-term vision to eventually switch its fleet to all-electric.

GlobalData: Maruti Suzuki expects lower EV penetration in India by 2030 compared to government’s target

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It also iterated that the government’s target of 30% EV sales by 2030 may be difficult to achieve as the company expects EV penetration level between 8-10% by 2030 that looks realistically more possible, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Suzuki Motors has a global EV alliance with Toyota, however it has lags with regards to its BEV strategy in India. However, MSI does have an ambition to achieve leadership in the segment in the second half of the decade.

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REE Automotive debuts P7-B electric Class 3 box truck

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The new P7-B is part of a fleet of vehicles available to prospective customers to evaluate, test, and experience the agility, performance, and design enabled by REE’s novel REEcorner x-by-wire technology ( earlier post ).

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Lightning Systems introduces range of AC and DC fast charge charging stations for fleet electric vehicles

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Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, introduced “Lightning On Tap” charging solutions, a comprehensive offering of AC and DC fast charge charging stations. Lightning Systems’ lineup of new chargers includes both AC and DC fast charge options, ranging from affordable 7.2kW AC chargers to high-end 100kW DC fast chargers, which deliver much shorter charging times for high-battery-capacity commercial EVs.

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IEA: Decisive action by governments is critical to unlock growth for low-carbon hydrogen

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Governments need to move faster and more decisively on a wide range of policy measures to enable low-carbon hydrogen to fulfil its potential to help the world reach net zero emissions while supporting energy security, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says in a new report. When the IEA released its special report on The Future of Hydrogen for the G20 in 2019, only France, Japan and Korea had strategies for the use of hydrogen.

DOE awarding $15M to 3 algae-based biofuel and bioproducts projects

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding up to $15 million for three projects aimed at reducing the production costs of algae-based biofuels and bioproducts through improvements in algal biomass yields. These projects will develop highly productive algal cultivation systems and couple those systems with effective, energy-efficient, and low-cost harvest and processing technologies. Global Algae Innovations. Global Algae Innovations Inc.,

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CalSEED awards $4.2M to early-stage clean energy innovations

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The California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development (CalSEED) program announced that the fourth cohort of innovative clean energy concepts has been approved by the California Energy Commission (CEC); 28 companies out of 212 were selected to receive grants of $150,000 each. Details of the 28 companies awarded a total of $4.2 This novel technology would deliver safe, reliable, resilient, and cost-effective electric power in the grid.

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Buying a new EV or PHEV is about to get cheaper in Australia

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Buying a new EV or PHEV is about to get cheaper in Australia for scores of people following the introduction of the new Federal Government’s Electric Car Discount Bill to parliament this week. ” “The transport sector is one of the fastest?growing

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The Further Adventures of The Solangelist

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As we move into the final month of the year 2008 I keep looking up at my rooftop longingly. So, it’s kind of hard to fulfill my global destiny as the pied piper of solar energy, the impassioned Solangelist preaching from my SunPowered pulpit at the big renewable revival meeting when my rooftop is still covering with nothing but asphalt shingles and raccoon scat. You can sense the source of my solar sadness, no? The county of L.A.

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GEM commits to invest up to $100M in Skyworks Aeronautics; commercialization of eVTOL gyroplanes

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announced a $100-million investment commitment from GEM Global Yield LLC SCS, a Luxembourg-based private alternative investment group. Skyworks Aeronautics will control the timing and maximum amount of drawdowns under this facility and has no minimum drawdown obligation.

US, Europe and Japan to cooperate on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies

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On the sidelines of the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth, US Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette; Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Hiroshige Seko; and European Union Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Cañete signed a joint statement of future cooperation on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

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GM goes all-in on EV battery development with new Michigan facility

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“Today, General Motors announced the Wallace Battery Cell Innovation Center, an all-new facility that will significantly expand the company’s battery technology operations and accelerate development and commercialization of longer range, more affordable electric vehicle batteries.

UK supports Gigastack feasibility study with ITM Power, Ørsted, Element Energy; gigawatt-scale PEM electrolysis

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Gigastack, funded by the BEIS Hydrogen Supply Competition, will demonstrate the delivery of bulk, low-cost and zero-carbon hydrogen through gigawatt-scale polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolysis, manufactured in the UK. The project aims to reduce the cost of electrolytic hydrogen through: Development of a new 5MW stack module design to reduce material costs. A new semi-automated manufacturing facility with an electrolyzer capacity of up to c.

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EV Price Wars and the Path to an Electric Vehicle Future

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But what about those who want to electrify their ride and can’t quite afford to? In this post we will discuss what one automaker is calling an impending “EV price war” in pursuit of more affordable offerings, and what else we believe is needed to make EV driving truly accessible to all.

Companies form H2Bus consortium to deploy 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell buses and infrastructure in Europe

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The partners says that this hydrogen fuel cell electric bus solution will be the most cost-effective truly zero-emission option available, with a single-decker bus price below €375,000 after funding, a hydrogen price between €5 and €7 per kilogram and a service cost of €0.30 The hydrogen fuel cell electric bus is the ideal substitute for fossil solutions, without compromising range, operational ability or cost. —Jacob Krogsgaard, CEO of Everfuel.

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Aluminum industry says NHTSA/EPA draft rule assumptions on lightweighting in small cars false

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Last week, Mario Greco, chairman of the Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) and director of global marketing of automotive for Arconic, testified on behalf of the aluminum industry before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during a public hearing held in Dearborn, Michigan.

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Toyota invests $394M in, collaborates with Joby on air mobility

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Toyota is collaborating with Joby Aviation (Joby), an aerospace company that is developing and commercializing all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to enable the deployment of fast, quiet and affordable air transportation services.

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SAFE and the EC report recommends policies to advance adoption of vehicle-to-grid technology

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SAFE and the Electrification Coalition (EC) released a report highlighting policy opportunities to accelerate the adoption of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology. As electric vehicle (EV) adoption accelerates across all vehicle classes, V2G capability can help manage system load and provide power back to the grid during times of need, thereby strengthening the resiliency of the US electric grid. —Robbie Diamond, CEO and founder of SAFE and the Electrification Coalition.

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Solid-state sodium battery company LiNa Energy closes £3.5M funding round

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Solid-state sodium battery company LiNa Energy ( earlier post ) has closed out a £3.5-million (US$4.8-million) late seed funding round, attracting a combination of existing and new investors. The company says that its design has the potential to exceed both lithium-ion and rest-of-market sodium-ion technologies on all performance measures, and at a cost of less than $50/kWh. —Dr Gene Lewis, CEO of LiNa Energy.

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Tesla set to dominate North America’s used car market as officials ponder 2nd-hand EV incentives

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2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance gives way to the 2020 version of itself in drag race. Tesla started producing its affordable Model 3 sedan only a few years ago, but it has already started making headways in the used car market.