Lucid (nee Atieva) to build luxury electric cars in Arizona factory

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The company—formerly known as Atieva—says it plans to break ground next year on a new factory in Casa Grande, Arizona. Manufacturing plug-in cars Arizona Startups Atieva Lucid MotorsLucid Motors has become the latest startup automaker proposing to build electric cars in the U.S. Lucid will begin production of its first electric car by 2018, it said in a statement, and expects to employ more than.

Innovative Arizona Utility Program Rents Your Roof For Solar Power

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Now, a new initiative in Arizona shows that it's possible for utilities and individual home solar. electric utilities Arizona renewable energy solarThe proliferation of home solar power systems has some utilities worried about potential damage to their business models. And charging an electric car with renewable energy from solar panels remains the low-carbon ideal for many green-car buyers.

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Arizona now permits sale of isobutanol-blended gasoline for on-road vehicles

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently signed bill HB2368 , enabling the retail sale of isobutanol-blended gasoline for on-road vehicles. The bill permits isobutanol to be used as an oxygenate in gasoline for on-road vehicles in Arizona. Isobutanol produced by Gevo is already being sold in Arizona for off-road applications such as boating, ATVs, motorcycles and landscape equipment.

Uber partners with U Arizona on optics for mapping and safety

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Uber has signed a partnership with the University of Arizona focused on research and development in the optics space for mapping and safety. In addition, Tucson and the University of Arizona will be become the next site for Uber mapping test vehicles. The partners will work to improve the imagery captured and used to build out mapping and safety features. As part of this partnership, Uber is donating to U of A’s College of Optical Sciences.

Tesla Vs Franchised Car Dealers In Texas, Arizona: Battles Continue

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Both Texas and Arizona have seen skirmishes before between Tesla and groups representing franchised car dealers. The battle between Tesla Motors and car-dealer groups has flared up again on two familiar fronts. Franchised dealers, who have long enjoyed a state-mandated monopoly on retail car sales, appear to feel threatened by the automaker''s

Arizona Considers Charging Electric Cars Tax At 1.43¢ Per Mile

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For many years, Arizona was considered an electric-car friendly state, thanks to California-style tailpipe emissions and mandates which required automakers to sell a certain percentage of zero-emissions cars in order to sell in the state. But less than a month after the Arizona Governor’s Regulatory Review Council voted to repeal the

Electrovaya delivers 1.5 MWh Li-ion battery Energy Storage System to Arizona Public Service Company

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has delivered a 1.5MWh capacity Lithium Ion SuperPolymer Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to Arizona Public Service Company, that state’s largest electric utility. Electrovaya Inc. The BESS will be providing energy storage for a pilot program to study ways to optimize the integration of renewable energy sources to the grid. Electrovaya has partnered with ABB to provide the power conditioning and conversion equipment for the battery energy storage system.

Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum

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The Historic Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum in Kingman, Arizona adds to its collection

Sandia and Arizona State University to partner on renewable energy; solar and algal fuels among areas of focus

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Sandia National Laboratories and Arizona State University have signed a formal partnership agreement on renewable energy challenges. The goals of the memorandum of understanding are to encourage collaborative research, build educational and workforce development programs and inform policy endeavors.

Nissan's Mark Perry: We're Investigating Arizona's Wilting Leafs

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More than two months after a few Nissan Leafs in Arizona began to lose capacity bars in the extreme heat and suffer premature battery aging, Nissan has started formal investigations into the issue. While being interviewed over the telephone by Arizona’s KPHO 5 station in Phoenix, Mark Perry, Nissan North America’s product planning and

Now You Can Ride An All-Electric Raft Down The Colorado River

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Colorado River Discovery--which offers raft tours on portions of the river in Arizona--says its first all-electric. zero emissions Arizona tourism BoatsHighways and parking lots aren't the only places where you'll find electric vehicles these days. In fact, if you're planning to take a trip down the scenic Colorado River this summer, you may very well traverse it on electric power.

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2011 Nissan Leaf Spied Testing on Arizona Roads

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As far as we know, no one has yet done a road test on the 2011 Nissan Leaf, which will go on sale in certain markets this December. We've driven the Leaf powertrain mounted in a Cube mule, and our colleague Bengt Halvorson has driven it in a Versa mule--but never the completed car. Still, we know there are Leafs out there that do run. Our writer

VW e-Golf Drive Report, Tesla In Arizona, Used Honda Insight Guide: Today's Car News

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Today on Green CarReports: We drive VW''s first electric car to be sold in the U.S., run down what you need to know if you want to buy an early Honda Insight, and dig deeper into GM''s new and more fuel-efficient engines. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Last week, we drove the Volkswagen e-Golf for two hours in Berlin--and now we''ve written

Carbon-Negative Replacement For Cement Traps CO2 During Manufacturing

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Carbon Footprint road emissions Infrastructure Carbon materials Arizona You may be aware of your car''s carbon footprint, but what about the emissions related to the concrete structures it drives over?

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Day Off - Standing on a Corner in Winslow, Arizona

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More recent additions to the City of Winslow are The Standin' on the Corner Park, which has become an interesting draw for music fans who remember the line "standin on the corner in Winslow Arizona, such a fine sight to see" from the #1 hit Take It Easy, sung by the Eagles. Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - After a night's charging at Motel 10 and one of rest, the "Spirit" and EVJerry took to a day of rest and relaxation. And sightseeing.

Arizona Dumps Stricter CA Emissions Standards Over Electric-Car Rules

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California has always led the nation in mandating reduction of tailpipe emissions and development of low- and zero-emission vehicles. For several years now, states have had the option of adopting stricter California vehicle-emissions regulations or sticking with the national standards. Roughly a dozen states have voted to adhere to the California

Arizona State researchers engineer fatty-acid secreting cyanobacteria for biofuel production; Green Recovery method for fatty acid recovery from cyanobacterial biomass

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In two open-access papers published in the Proceedings of the National Academies (PNAS), a team from Arizona State University describes the genetic modification of cynanobacteria to produce and secrete fatty acids for renewable biofuel production, as well as a Green Recovery strategy to convert cyanobacterial membrane lipids into fatty acids. Secreted FFAs (white deposit) from a culture.

"Spirit of DC" takes in Legislative Breakfast & Awards in Phoenix at Arizona State Capitol on Tuesday, 16 February 2010

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"Spirit of DC" setting up in front of the Arizona State Capitol Above "Spirit" joined by two more white PHEVs-- Todd Barlow's Green Motors' with 4kW PbA pack, above and right. Also note with Arizona's Clean Cities Coalition tent in background. The EVent was honoring Arizona's military bases and civic leaders who have promoted clean fuels.

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Rainy Monday in Arizona. Yet the "Spirit" is Game for Parker, La Paz County. and What's Unfolding There and Maybe en route on Blue Highways?/!

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Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - It's a rainy day in Arizona! EVer a'Plug'n Arizona, "Spirit" & EVJerryFrom Luke AFB, after a night of charging up, the "Spirit" is now game to truck on blue highwasy to Parker, La Paz County, and. to see what's unfolding there. Stay tuned!

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Epilogue - Sunday, 26 April 2009. from Phoenix, Arizona. en route to Home Sweet Bisbee

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Sonn en route from Phoenix to Home, Sweet Bisbe, Arizona. Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - EPILOGUE: What's next? What's next beside going back and doing LOTS of webblogging. in order to make a baseline of sorts for the bestseller Classic-in-the-Making, entitled: Plug'in Around America: With the "Spirit". and on the Cheap!

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27 November 2009 - In First "Plug-in Arizona" Outing to Nogales, AZ, " the "Spirit" Made the News with Nogales International

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Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - After a Thanksgiving, fully stuffed and more, it was most gratifying to see that on her first "Plug-in Arizona" outing to Nogales, AZ, that the "Spirit" made the news on the front page of the Nogales International as follows. Major Jerry Asher wheels around Arizona in a Toyota Prius hybrid, packing an extra battery and preaching a message to “kick gas” in favor of electric power.

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The "Spirit of DC's" Back on the Road Again! Yahoo, Yahoo! Coming out of Winter Quarters, Bisbee, Arizona

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Cheers PHEV'rs, EVADC'rs, & EVnthusiasts, One & All, The "Spirit" is definitely back on the road -- coming out of Winter Quarters - Bisbee, Arizona. Second Run was to University of Arizona in Tucson. No longer does the "Spirit" have itchy tires! En route to Santa Monica, the "Spirit" did a few towns: First Run was to Sierra Vista. EVJerry's follow-on session with 1LT Paul Anthony, Primary Health Car Provider at th Medical Health Facility at Ft Huachuca.

Saturday, 5 Dec 09. "Spirit's" a'waiting what the Fiesta of Lights Parade in Phoenix will bring per Sidetrip on "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour"

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Note: This is the second intended visit to a county seat of government location for the "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour." Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - A'Waiting to see what the APS Phoenix Fiesta of Lights with the Phoenix Electric Auto Association will bring out "shining a'brightly" in and for the "Spirit" on a "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" sidetrip this Saturday, 5 December 2009.

Thursday - 1 October 2009. Reporting Out on the Tour de AZ; "Spirit of DC" Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around ARIZONA -- a new PHEV3A

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVANC'rs, EVnthusiasts, One & All - Here's a re-worked in part email sent to Michelle in Public Affairs at AAA of Arizona: Cheers Michelle, AAA Public Relations - Above you can see frontpiece to the www.SpiritofDC.com website, and a July 2009 picture of the All American "Spirit" as the advance scout vehicle for the successful Tesla EVenture - the pure electric Tesla on a Sportscar run from New York to California. The general theme (and purpose) is: Plug-in Arizona!

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"Spirit" Shines in the Sunny & Bright of Arizona at the Bisbee Farmers Market While Rubbing Shoulders with Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs and EVnthusiasts, One & All - After an enjoyable night's rest, while EVJerry did his civic Bisbee duty on HalloweeniEV, the "Spirit" got to shine in the sunny & bright warmth of an Arizona morn this "All Saints" Saturday, 1 November 2008.

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The "Spirit of DC" - Bound for Nogales High School in Santa Cruz County, AZ on Tuesday, 24 November 2009. Launching for Renamed "Plug-In Arizona"

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Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV3A'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Per Friday, 21 November timely call, the suggestion of Nogales International Reporter, Denise Halley DHalley@NogalesInternational.com (520) 375-5772, is energizing the pilot EVfort for a re-named "Plug-in Arizona" Tour and its launching in Nogales, AZ. Subject: Supporting "Plug-in Arizona Tour - Spirit of DC Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around Arizona" (re-titled).

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"Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" Update -- "Spirit of DC's" Visit to Nogales High School with Nogales International Reporter, Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009

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It initiated the start of the "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" for educating one AZ County at a time! Plug-ins can be moving the USA to regain its energy independence with good ole homegrown American, if not Arizona solar, electrons! Denise DHolley @NogalesInternational.com > noted her "Plug-in Arizona" news story will be out with picture(s) on Friday, 27 November 2009. Next, upcoming EVents for "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" within the next two weeks (fingers crossed!)

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Slowly, But Ever Slowly. Moving Towards Launching "Tour de AZ - Spirit of DC Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around Arizona".

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However, slowly but ever so slowly yet, with a bit of steadyfastness, the "Tour de AZ - Spirit of DC Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around Arizona" moves! Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV3A'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All, The "Spirit of DC" along with EVJerry has unfortunately experienced a series of delays on various fronts. EVer so sorry for delays in webblogging for last couple weeks!

1 November 2009 - Tour de AZ - Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around Arizona (PHEV3). On Hold

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Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs and EVnthusiastist, One & All - Space holder here for more after more reporting out after "Kick Gas Festival" reporting with the "Spirit of DC

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Run from Canada to Arizona. with EAA Chapters and Hybrid Fest Green Drive Visits In-Between - September

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PHEV Day 141 - Tuesday, 24 February 2009 - Off to Schools And More! "Spirit's" Best EVer Run -- Flagstaff's Route 66 to a Corner in Winslow, Arizona

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Monday, 23 February 2009, started off with SCHOOLS. First, the "Spirit" was to show & shine for several classes at the Sturgeon Cromer Elementary School, which 6th Grader, Mary Schlanger, had organized and even mapped out the hallway route to Mrs Helen Fiskel's room. See Mary's blogging for first hand accounting and maybe later pixs for Monday, 23 February 2009 first EVent.

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ECOtality reveals electric vehicle infrastructure plans

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As it prepares to move into the metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, area, ECOtality Inc has outlined its electric vehicle infrastructure plans at a Press conference. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Arizona Blink EV chargers Blink Fast Chargers ECOtality electric vehicle infrastructure electric vehicles Phoenix The company released electric vehicle charging maps showing potential locations for its Blink EV chargers while discussing the electric vehicle project’s progress.

Electric Volt proves it can take the heat

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Tags: Chevrolet Vauxhall ampera Arizona heat performance test trials volt

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Yuma hopes to go green with Chrysler

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Lucid Motors factory, Euro fast-charging network, Mazda electric car: Today's Car News

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Today, Lucid Motors selects Arizona as the location for the factory that will build its luxury electric car, four automakers collaborate on a DC fast-charging network for Europe, and Mazda executives indicate the Japanese automaker will launch an electric car in 2019.

GM has built 130 Bolt EVs with next-generation autonomous technology

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The vehicles will join the more than 50 current-generation self-driving Bolt EVs already deployed in testing fleets in San Francisco; Scottsdale, Arizona; and metro Detroit. GM and Cruise Automation engineers have been testing Chevrolet Bolt EVs equipped with self-driving technology on public roads in San Francisco and Scottsdale, Arizona, since June 2016 and on public roads in Warren, Michigan, since January 2017.

Good News For Tesla: AZ Bill Would Legalize Direct Sales As State Angles For Gigafactory

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That may be what''s happening in Arizona, where a new bill in the state legislature would legalize the direct-sales model of electric-car maker Tesla Motors--to the intense dismay of state car dealers who want it made

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FCA delivers 100 uniquely built Chrysler Pacifica PHEVs to Waymo for autonomous driving test fleet

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In addition, extensive testing was carried out at FCA's Chelsea Proving Grounds in Chelsea, Michigan, and Arizona Proving Grounds in Yucca, Arizona, as well as Waymo test sites in California

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Strange Bedfellows: Consumer Groups, Koch Brothers Unite To Back Tesla Stores

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DON''T MISS: Tesla Vs Franchised Car Dealers In Texas, Arizona: Battles Continue So Charles War makes strange bedfellows. Over the past decade, the Koch Brothers have become a major political force, funneling money from their family company into organizations that support conservative politicians and causes--including the denial of climate change.

Testing Hydrogen Vs Electric Cars, Infiniti QX30 Concept Teased, Audi Buys Fuel-Cell Patents: Today's Car News

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The battle between Tesla Motors and franchised car dealers heats up again in Arizona Today we look at a way to test battery-electric cars against hydrogen fuel-cell cars, a teaser for an Infiniti Geneva Motor Show concept, and Audi''s purchase of patents for fuel-cell technology from Ballard Power Systems. All this and more on Green Car Reports.