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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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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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

Top five longest range EVs

Discover EV

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

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

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

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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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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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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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.

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.,

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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

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.

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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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.

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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RYOBI 54-in. zero turn mows 3.5 acres per charge at $4,999 ($500 off), more in New Green Deals

Electrek

Today, Home Depot is offering up to $500 off RYOBI lawn care tools including the 54-inch 48V zero turn riding lawn mower at $4,999. This saves the full $500 available today and marks a return to our last mention from March.

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.

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.

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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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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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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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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Tesla Model S Plaid is the quickest charging EV tested by Car and Driver to date

Teslarati

But I will say it is absolutely the fastest charging EV available today. Forbes EV charging contributor Tom Moloughney , for one, noted that the Lucid Air is indeed the fastest charging electric car available today following his own tests, and its lead against its rivals is substantial.

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

Green Car Congress

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.

EPA finalizes greenhouse gas standards for LDVs MY 2023-2026

Green Car Congress

By MY 2026, EPA projects that the final standards can be met with sales of about 17% electric vehicles (EVs), and wider uptake of advanced gasoline engine and vehicle technologies available today.

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

WRI paper outlines technological pathways for decarbonizing petroleum refining

Green Car Congress

Most of the technological options are available today at various levels of development, and innovation and deployment will expand their usage. Petroleum refining produces approximately 13% of US industrial greenhouse gas emissions and approximately 3% of all US emissions.

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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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Delta Air Lines signs 75 MGPY for 7 years SAF deal with Gevo; oneworld Alliance members plan to buy 200 MGPY

Green Car Congress

SAF is a critically important lever we have available today to help our industry reduce the lifecycle carbon emissions from aviation fuel. Gevo has signed a “take-or-pay” agreement with Delta Air Lines, Inc. to supply 75 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) per year for seven years.

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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EV News: EV everywhere

Electric Auto Association

EV towing Ready for a serious haul Many EVs available today are engineered to tow substantial weight. EV demand, value, incentives, charging… even EV Super Bowl. Ford Mustang Mach-E.

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

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Congress

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.