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?

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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Top five longest range EVs

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

Tesla Highlights Its Efforts To Produce Incredibly Safe Vehicles

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

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

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

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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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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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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.

Modular SMR hydrogen producer BayoTech receives $157M investment

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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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.

Lightning Systems reaccredited under bp?s Advancing Low Carbon Program

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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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Robomart launches in West Hollywood

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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.

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

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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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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

Alsie Express runs first domestic route in Denmark to use sustainable aviation fuel

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While Power-to-Liquids and hydrogen offer exciting prospects for decarbonising aviation in the future, sustainable aviation fuel is a solution that is available today that can help reduce aviation emissions and initiatives like this can help scale demand for this crucial technology.

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

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

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

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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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Electrify America to more than double its current EV charging network by end of 2025

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The expansion will increase the deployment of 150 and 350 kilowatt chargers—the fastest speed available today.

Volkswagen deepens partnership with Gotion to industrialize battery cell production in Germany

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The Volkswagen unified cell concept refers to a prismatic cell format adaptable to various chemistry mixes available today or market-ready at a later point in time. Volkswagen Group and Gotion High-Tech Co., are deepening their partnership. Based on a substantial shareholding agreement in May 2020, Volkswagen Group entered a strategic cooperation framework with the major Chinese battery producer headquartered at Hefei.

Electrify America introduces Plug&Charge payment technology to its charging network

Green Car Congress

This technology is now available on all Electrify America chargers across the US in advance of the anticipated arrival in the coming months of Plug&Charge-capable EVs, including the 2021 models of the Porsche Taycan, Ford Mustang Mach-E and Lucid Air. Electrify America offers the fastest charging technology available today to provide charging speeds of up to 150 and 350 kilowatts, a breakthrough for the network that debuted in May 2018.

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Zero-Emission 2014 Chevy Silverado Model Now Available

Green Car Reports

Now there's a zero-emission version, and it's available today. It doesn't get much attention as a green vehicle, but the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck line is the best-selling vehicle line at General Motors. That means that you can acquire one even before this spring's launch of the all-new models with more efficient V-6 and V-8 gasoline

ClipperCreek upgrades HCS-40 and CS-40 series EV charging stations from 30A to 32A

Green Car Congress

All of ClipperCreek’s charging station products are safety certified by independent testing laboratories and compatible with all plug in vehicles available today. ClipperCreek has upgraded the popular HCS-40 and CS-40 series EV charging stations from 30 Amps to 32 Amps continuous as a standard offering, with no increase in price.

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Tritium, Miller providing fast chargers and light-duty EVs for mining industry

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As a result, the Relay is the most environmentally-friendly, safe and efficient light-duty mining vehicle of its kind available today. Tritium, a global developer and manufacturer of DC fast chargers for EVs, and Miller Technology , a supplier of mobile mining equipment for safety and productivity, are partnering to provide fast chargers and light-duty battery EVs for the mining industry.

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AMPLY Power and Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions collaborate on bus fleet electrification and solar-powered overhead charging

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AMPLY Power is working with Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions to expand fleet electrification offerings, including the first commercially available combination solar canopy and overhead electric vehicle charging solution covered by a power purchase agreement (PPA) leasing and financing model.

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Plus.ai, FAW Jiefang form JV to develop self-driving trucks for China; first production-class L2 semi-autonomous truck

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The FAW J7 L2 was created to address the desire of shippers and fleet operators to start using the semi-autonomous technology that is available today before L4 trucks become commercialized in the near future. Silicon Valley-based Plus.ai has formed a joint venture with FAW Jiefang, China’s oldest and largest truck manufacturer, to develop autonomous trucks for China. specializes in developing full-stack self-driving technology to enable large scale autonomous commercial fleets.

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Eastern Pacific Shipping, OCI & MAN partner to develop methanol & ammonia as marine fuels; retrofits and newbuilds

Green Car Congress

This means we have a responsibility to implement emission-lowering solutions available today while simultaneously developing solutions for tomorrow. Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with OCI N.V.

Volkswagen lays out its NEW AUTO strategy: transforming from manufacturer to software-driven mobility provider; Scalable Systems Platform

Green Car Congress

Like the MEB today, the SSP will be open to other auto manufacturers. The Volkswagen unified cell concept refers to a prismatic cell format adaptable to various chemistry mixes available today or market-ready at a later point in time.

Lithium Werks signs multi-year Nanophosphate Li-ion cell supply agreement with Super B

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Both Super B and Lithium Werks specialize in lithium iron phosphate technology, a lithium-ion chemistry that offers high thermal and chemical stability and is seen as the safest lithium-ion technology available today.

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Florida-based public microtransit operator Freebee deploys Lightning Systems electric passenger vans

Green Car Congress

All Lightning products are available today.

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Cepton unveils next-generation LiDAR for autonomous vehicles

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a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions for automotive, industrial and mapping applications, unveiled its Vista LiDAR sensor at the annual NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, with immediate availability for the autonomous vehicle market. Vista LiDAR samples are available today for Cepton’s automotive partners to evaluate in their self-driving fleets. Cepton Technologies, Inc. ,

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Lightning Systems raises $41M for production ramp up of electric powertrains for commercial vehicles; round led by BP Ventures

Green Car Congress

Lightning is in series production of high-quality powertrains for new and repowered commercial vehicles across Class 3-7 on five major platforms that are on the road with customers today. All Lightning products are available today. Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, has raised $41 million in equity, debt, and working capital line funding from existing and new investors.

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Efacec licenses Qualcomm’s wireless EV charging technology

Green Car Congress

We believe Qualcomm Halo technology delivers the most advanced and comprehensive WEVC technology available today. Efacec Electric Mobility, a global supplier of energy, engineering, environment and transportation solutions, has licensed Qualcomm Halo wireless electric vehicle charging technology to commercialise WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid (PHEVs) and Electric Vehicles (EVs).

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US light-duty diesel sales climb in 2018 to 500,000 units; 3% of sales

Green Car Congress

More than 40 diesel models are available today in the United States from 10 manufacturers and brands. Sales of diesel light-duty vehicles (Class 1-3) in the US in 2018 reached their highest annual level, coming in at more than 500,000 units—just over 3% of total vehicle sales—according to figures by Baum & Associates provided by the Diesel Technology Forum. The light-duty diesel segment is led by three models: the Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit, and Ford F-150.

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Blue Bird first to offer certified ultra-low NOx level for propane school buses; 0.02 g/bhp-hr

Green Car Congress

Blue Bird is providing the cleanest propane engine available for school buses on the market, with this version being 90% cleaner than the current emissions standard and 10 times cleaner than any non-Blue Bird propane school bus option available today.

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TUM team doubles activity of platinum fuel cell catalysts

Green Car Congress

An interdisciplinary research team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has designed size-optimized platinum nanoparticles for catalysis in fuel cells that exhibit specific and mass activities twice as high as the best commercially catalysis available today (Tanaka commercial Pt/C).

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Tesla Cybertruck looks like CGI in real life in Giga Texas footage

Teslarati

This may be partly due to the vehicle’s strange shape, which is unlike any production car available today in the way that it uses flat metal and glass panels. Elon Musk has remarked in the past that the Tesla Cybertruck looks like a CGI render in real life.

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Audi survey finds more than half of US drivers would support government initiative to spur diesel vehicle sales

Green Car Congress

Audi believes there are a variety of viable alternative fuel solutions, including electric, but diesel is readily available today. The objective is to reward efficiency, and diesel is an efficient alternative available today. A poll conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Audi of America found that a majority of American drivers would support government initiatives aimed at spurring clean diesel vehicle sales in the US.

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VAMA builds new coating line to serve growing automotive market in China

Green Car Congress

The PLTCM line will have the most advanced available technology- E.g. Laser welder at the entry section, rolling forces of 3,500 tons and rolling power of 7000 kW. The mixed CAL has one of the most powerful furnaces available today, capable to produce Ultra High Strength Steel (UHSS) grades and it also has the possibility to produce aluminum-coated products through an integrated aluminum bath.

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