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Biden wants union-made, US-built electric cars: This is the only one available today

Green Car Reports

Why was Tesla left out last week?

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Tesla batteries, EPA comments, Hyundai and Kia plug-in availability: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

EPA Today in Car NewsActing EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said electric cars are "not grounds for concern" at the EPA—yet highway safety and car prices are. Tesla buys a company that builds ultracapacitors. Hyundai and Kia aim to avoid the dreaded "compliance car" label with their EV sales—barely. We investigate the hesitation. In our latest Twitter.

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Watch World's First Lucid Air 0-100% DC Fast Charge Test

InsideEVs

The Air sets new a standard in miles added per minute and becomes the fastest charging EV available today

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Top five longest range EVs

Discover EV

Here are the five electric cars with the longest range available today

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Tesla Highlights Its Efforts To Produce Incredibly Safe Vehicles

InsideEVs

Despite misleading headlines in the media, Tesla's vehicles are among the safest available today

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CharIN Testival Aims To Improve The EV Charging Experience

InsideEVs

Improving interoperability between all vehicles and the various charging equipment available today is the task at hand

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Most Of The EV Industry To Shift To 800 Volts By 2025, Report Says

InsideEVs

Out of the wide range of EVs available today, most run on 400 volts and only a handful have an 800-volt system

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Ford F-150 Electric details added, as production ramps up for gasoline and hybrid versions.

Green Car Reports

The model, the automaker said, will have more horsepower and torque than any F-150 available today, and it will have the lowest lifetime

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Nio EP9 first drive: the fastest, most expensive EV ever built [video]

Electrek

A few weeks ago, Fully Charged’s Elliot Richards had a go in the Wuling Mini, the cheapest EV currently available. Today he’ll be driving not only the most expensive EV ever built at $3.48

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Electrify America registered 1.45M customer EV charging sessions in 2021 compared to 268,000 in 2020; 41.4 GWh delivered

Green Car Congress

The largest, open ultra-fast DC charging network features up to 150 kilowatts (kW) and 350 kW chargers, some of the fastest speeds available today. Electrify America provided 1.45 million customer electric vehicle (EV) charging sessions in 2021, highlighting the rapid deployment of its charging stations across the United States. By comparison, the company recorded 268,000 customer EV charging session in 2020. The company dispensed 41.4

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MINI Electric John Cooper Works in development

Discover EV

Be in no doubt that the MINI Electric is one of the most fun small EVs available today. Add the fact it's affordable and stylish and you have a really compelling package. So, what could be better than an electric MINI that is quick and handles brilliantly? Well.

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Ford confirms construction of Rouge EV center to be home of electric F-150; production by mid-2022

Green Car Congress

The all-electric F-150 will feature dual electric motors targeted to deliver more horsepower and torque than any F-150 available today, the fastest acceleration, and the ability to tow heavy trailers.

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Hyliion acquires KARNO fuel-agnostic generator technology from GE for range-extended electric truck

Green Car Congress

The technology is expected to achieve a 20%+ efficiency improvement over today’s conventional generators and could be more efficient than most available fuel cells.

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Modular SMR hydrogen producer BayoTech receives $157M investment

Green Car Congress

Today, most hydrogen is produced at large, centralized facilities before being delivered to end users. BayoTech, Inc.,

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Leaf lease deals, top-selling used EVs, Polestar 2 range: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Availability. Today in Car NewsOur monthly deals roundup highlights a Nissan Leaf lease deal at $199 and the Bolt EV as low as $145/month. We look at why the Nissan Leaf is the top-selling used EV in most states. And the Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 Recharge get rated for range.

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Raven SR waste-to-hydrogen plant in California to be powered by INNIO Jenbacher’s Ready-for-H2 engines

Green Car Congress

As hydrogen becomes more readily available in the future, all Ready for H2 new units and most of the currently installed Jenbacher natural gas-fueled engines can be converted to operate on 100% hydrogen. The type 4 engines are already available today to run on 100% hydrogen.

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Johnson Matthey and Plug Power partner on next-generation electrolyzer technology for green hydrogen

Green Car Congress

Under the MoU, the companies will develop a roadmap to accelerate the joint development of high-performance electrolyzer technology with improved durability, increased performance, and greater energy efficiency than systems available today. Johnson Matthey has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Plug Power.

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Electrify America unveils its first application of megawatt-level energy storage

Green Car Congress

They have some of the fastest charging speeds available today at up to 350 kW (Hyper-Fast), depending on the charger.

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In Memory of Malcolm Brown, New England's first wind power hero (and mine, too)

Green Energy Consumers

That’s because wind power is abundant and the lowest cost zero-emission available. Today, the talk is all about huge off-shore wind farms. If you know Green Energy Consumers Alliance, you know we are really into wind power.

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Hino Trucks announces Project Z for Class 4-8 zero emission trucks; fuel-cell and battery-electric

Green Car Congress

For customers ready to move in that direction now, the SEA Electric SEA-Drive 120a paired with a Hino M Series chassis is commercially available today. Hino Trucks announced Project Z, the company’s development path to zero emissions vehicles, ranging from class 4 to class 8.

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Street legal Huck Cycles electric motorbikes up to $850 off from $5,150 in New Green Deals

Electrek

With up to $850 in savings available today, these electric motorbikes are perfect for riding to and from work this fall with prices starting at $5,150 shipped. We also have a wide selection of Tesla and e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, so you won’t want to miss that either.

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DuPont launches SYNERXIA Gemstone Collection of high-performance yeasts for US ethanol market

Green Car Congress

SYNERXIA RUBY is the highest yielding yeast available today from the XCELIS platform, delivering performance to producers via a patented PKL pathway and additional targeted genetic modifications.

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Archer taps FCA to accelerate eVTOL production

Green Car Congress

Archer says that the 60-mile range is based on utilizing battery technology that’s commercially available today.

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Lightning Systems reaccredited under bp?s Advancing Low Carbon Program

Green Car Congress

All Lightning products are available today. Lightning Systems, a leading developer of zero-emission powertrains, has received reaccreditation under bp’s Advancing Low Carbon (ALC) program.

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Virgin Group and Agilyx form strategic partnership to produce lower carbon aviation fuel from plastic waste

Green Car Congress

Plastic waste that otherwise would be un-recycled will be diverted from landfill and will help broaden options in the market for lower carbon fuels from the limited range available today. Virgin Group and chemical conversion technology company Agilyx ( earlier post ) are forming a strategic partnership to research and develop lower carbon fuel facilities to help address plastic pollution and the global transition to net zero.

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Qualcomm unveils next-gen powerline communication device to support vehicle-to-EVSE smart-grid communications

Green Car Congress

The QCA7006AQ is planned to be available for production by early Q4 2022,and samples are available today. In continued efforts to support the growing electric vehicle (EV) segment, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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Haldor Topsoe and Nel ASA to offer end-to-end green ammonia and eMethanol solutions

Green Car Congress

Together, we can offer end-to-end renewable electricity to ammonia and methanol solutions based on the most reliable technologies available today. Haldor Topsoe and Nel ASA have entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the intent to offer customers complete solution for green ammonia and methanol produced with renewable electricity.

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PG&E and Ford collaborate on bidirectional electric vehicle charging technology in customers’ homes

Green Car Congress

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Ford Motor Company announced a collaboration exploring how Ford’s new F-150 Lightning electric vehicle (EV)—the first commercially available light-duty truck with bidirectional charging technology ( earlier post )—can interact with the electric grid and provide electric reliability benefits to PG&E customers. Today, we are seeing breakthrough opportunities at the intersection of the energy and transportation industries.

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Panasonic Energy and NMG sign non-binding MoU for anode material

Green Car Congress

Based on information available today, NMG anticipates a 28-month construction period following FID to bring its operations to commercial production. Canada-based Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. NMG) and Panasonic Energy entered into a Framework Agreement establishing the terms of the commercial relationship between the parties to enable the next development steps of NMG’s ore-to-battery-market integrated graphite project in Québec, Canada.

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Sion Power demonstrates more than 2500 cycles with Licerion-EV R&D pouch cell

Green Car Congress

Licerion is a hybrid between today’s lithium-ion and tomorrow’s solid-state batteries. It has the advantages of solid-state, but it is available today. Sion Power Corporation (Sion Power) reports reaching a development milestone with its Licerion Electric Vehicle (EV) technology by demonstrating more than 2,500 cycles to 70% of initial capacity.

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Has the crossover craze peaked? Or will EVERY car be a crossover by 2030?

Green Cars News

A quick tally of the crossover market reveals there are around 90 different models that fall into this category available today in the UK

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Final prototype Triumph TE-1 project testing results revealed

Electric Cars Report

The TE-1 significantly exceeds the real-world range of the equivalent electric motorcycles available today with a category-leading 161km / 100mile […] The post Final prototype Triumph TE-1 project testing results revealed appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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2016 Chevy Volt MPG, EPA Clean Power Plan, 2016 Mazda CX-3 Driven: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have efficiency ratings for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt, the EPA finalizes rules that will limit carbon emissions from power plants, and we drive the 2016 Mazda CX-3 crossover. We've updated our July plug-in electric car sales report, and will continue to do so as more information becomes available. Today in Car News

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Robomart launches in West Hollywood

Green Car Congress

Using the proprietary Robomart app, consumers can hail an automated store on wheels and have it arrive at their location in less than 10 minutes, making it the fastest delivery service available today.

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Rolls-Royce releasing mtu rail engines for sustainable fuels

Green Car Congress

Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO or renewable diesel), which is already commercially available today, reduces CO 2 emissions by up to 90%. Rolls-Royce is releasing mtu rail engines for use with sustainable fuels.

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Houston start-up proposes different approach to hydrogen refueling: thousands of small networked outlets and smart app

Green Car Congress

Instead of relying on a series of heavily-subsidized “mega-stations”, Hydrogen-XT is proposing combining many small, inexpensive fueling outlets that reform hydrogen from natural gas with intelligent software that locates the stations and displays fuel availability, reserves the amount a customer wants, routes the customer to the selected station, and then completes the transaction, all on a smartphone or infotainment system.

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Elroy Air unveils Chaparral autonomous, hybrid-electric VTOL cargo aircraft; agreements for >500 units

Green Car Congress

The Chaparral can autonomously pick up 300-500 lbs of cargo and deliver it by air up to 300 miles, a capability that pushes beyond the limited payload capabilities of delivery drones and the airport infrastructure required of piloted air cargo options available today.

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Bi-fuel evolutions of the LEVC TX taxi and VN5 van; range extender engines run on LPG/biopropane and CNG/biomethane

Green Car Congress

All of these fuels are available today and also offer 30-50% operating cost savings.

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Shell, Accenture and Amex GBT launch blockchain-powered digital book-and-claim solution for scaling SAF

Green Car Congress

Book-and-claim allows travelers to pay for SAF, and claim the benefits, even if SAF is not available at their departure airport. SAF will instead be fed into another aircraft in an airport where available. SAF is a key enabler of decarbonization in the aviation industry, and it’s available today. Shell will increase this commitment as soon as more SAF is available, to achieve its ambition to abate 45% of Shell’s corporate travel emissions through SAF by 2030.

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Microchip extends line of inductive position sensors into the EV motor control market

Green Car Congress

Microchip’s LX34070 inductive position sensor IC is available today. Developers of motor control systems are replacing Hall Effect position sensors and older magnetic resolver solutions with inductive alternatives that eliminate expensive magnets and other heavy transformer-based structures so they can be integrated onto simple, compact printed circuit boards (PCBs).

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance invests in Enevate to advance Si-dominant Li-ion battery technology for EVs

Green Car Congress

This short charging time is superior to any other Li-ion technology available today to meet automotive EV requirements for energy density, range, safety, and cost. Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company based in Irvine, California. Earlier post.).

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BMW of North America and Electrify America providing two years complimentary 30-minute charging for BMW EV customers

Green Car Congress

Utilizing in-car navigation, the myBMWapp or the Electrify America app, BMW drivers will be able to locate nearby charging stations, verify charger availability, and navigate to the charging stations.

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Electrify America, Mercedes-Benz USA announce two years of complimentary nationwide fast charging for all-electric EQS

Green Car Congress

Electrify America offers the fastest charging technology available today to provide charging speeds of up to 150 and 350 kilowatts for capable vehicles, a breakthrough for the network that made its debut in May 2018. Under this agreement, drivers of eligible models will be able to locate Electrify America stations and check charger availability via Mercedes me Charge platform and driver app to initiate driver-paid charging sessions.

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