Considering a VW Kit Car Build

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I have posted here before with a different VW kit car build which was a 72v Wilderness EV kit in a Bentley kit body roadster. Pretty straight forward and easy build. Considering a VW Kit Car Build. All EV Conversions and BuildsAt that time I was using Trojan 12v LA batteries. Recently I purchased another VW kit car that has from what I can tell a pretty complete set up. The body and chassis are trashed but I have another VW kit car that I'm thinking about using it in.

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Volkswagen Group building 3rd MEB EV plant in China

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Volkswagen Group China has begun construction of an all-new MEB plant at Volkswagen Anhui.

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Canada-based ElectraMeccanica to build SOLO EVs in Arizona

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ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. , a Canada-based designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, has selected Mesa, AZ, for its US assembly facility and engineering technical center. Phoenix ranks as the fifth-largest city in the US according to 2020 census data, with nearly 1.8 million residents.

Raven SR & Hyzon Motors to build up to 100 waste-to-hydrogen hubs

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a global supplier of hydrogen fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, announced a joint venture to build up to 100 hydrogen hubs across the United States and globally. As a non-combustion process, there is no ash, no slag, build up, or hotspots in the equipment.

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Building materials recycler switches fleet to Neste renewable diesel

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Our environmental track record and continual efforts to help our customers build more sustainable communities played a major role in our decision to use renewable diesel in our fleet.

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Wärtsilä and Grieg to build green ammonia-fueled tanker

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The technology group Wärtsilä and Grieg Edge, the innovation hub of Norwegian shipping group Grieg Star, are jointly running a project to launch an ammonia-fueled tanker producing no greenhouse gas emissions by 2024.

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Rolls-Royce starts build of UltraFan aero-engine; 25% fuel efficiency improvement over first generation Trent

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Rolls-Royce has officially started building the world’s largest aero-engine, UltraFan. As engine build starts, other key parts are already coming together for delivery to Derby.

Jeep builds a DIY-style Wrangler EV

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From Road&Track: Jeep Builds an Electric Wrangler With a Stick Shift for Easter Jeep Safari. ​ Jeep builds a DIY-style Wrangler EV. The 2021 Easter Jeep Safari concept trucks are here, and they start with Magneto: A Wrangler Rubicon with an electric drivetrain. EV News

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Universal Hydrogen announces $20.5M in Series A funding to build and test full-scale hardware for hydrogen commercial aircraft

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Universal Hydrogen is building a fuel distribution network that connects hydrogen production directly to the airplane using modular capsules that are transported using the existing freight network, avoiding the need for costly new pipelines, storage facilities, and fuel trucks.

Ford plans to build battery cells for future electric vehicles

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Ford plans to build and vertically integrate cells for future electric vehicles, and on Thursday it announced the establishment of a global battery “center of excellence,” called Ford Ion Park.

TECO 2030 aims to build hydrogen fuel cell gigafactory in Norway

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Our ambition is to build an advanced innovation center combined with a giga factory, meaning that we will produce fuel cells with a capacity of 1200 megawatts, or 1.2

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GM to build electric Silverado pickup at Factory ZERO

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Chevrolet will introduce a Silverado electric pickup truck that will be built at the Factory ZERO assembly plant in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan ( earlier post ). The recently revealed GMC HUMMER EV SUV ( earlier post ) will also be built at Factory ZERO. The vehicles coming from Factory ZERO will change the world, and how the world views electric vehicles.

2022 Ford E-Transit electric van gets $43,295 base price, build configuration details

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The 2022 Ford E-Transit electric van will start at $43,295 when order books open in July, Ford confirmed Tuesday in a press release that also included more details about build configurations and the ordering process.

Lynas to build US light rare earths separation facility

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Australia-based Lynas Rare Earths Limited entered into an agreement with the US Government to build a commercial Light Rare Earths separation plant in the United States, through a wholly owned subsidiary, Lynas USA LLC.

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Haldor Topsoe to build large-scale SOEC electrolyzer manufacturing facility to meet customer needs for green hydrogen

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Haldor Topsoe will invest in a manufacturing facility producing highly efficient solid oxide electrolyzers (SOEC) with a total capacity of 500 megawatt per year with the option to expand to 5 gigawatt per year.

Aral to build more than 100 350kW ultra-fast charging points at retail sites in Germany

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In the long term, Aral has identified potential to build ultra-fast charging stations at several hundred locations.

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Hyundai Mobis building third core EV parts plant in Korea

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Hyundai Mobis is building its third core parts plant for electric vehicles in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, following plants in Chungju and Ulsan. The new factory in Pyeongtaek is located in Poseung District (BIX) in Pyeongtaek within the Yellow Sea Free Economic Zone, and the site is 16,726 m 2 ; Hyundai Mobis is investing 35.5 billion won (US$30 million) to start construction in September.

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Auburn University building new autonomous vehicle research facility

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The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is building a new autonomous vehicle research facility at Auburn’s National Center for Asphalt Technology test track, making it one of the few such facilities in the nation attached to a test track.

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SGH2 building largest green hydrogen production facility in California; gasification of waste into H2

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Fluor, a global engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance company, which has best-in-class experience in building hydrogen-from-gasification plants, will provide front-end engineering and design for the Lancaster facility.

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EGEB: Thailand builds a huge floating hydro-solar farm

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Thailand is building one of the world’s largest floating hydro-solar farms. more… The post EGEB: Thailand builds a huge floating hydro-solar farm appeared first on Electrek.

Linde to build, own and operate 24MW PEM electrolyzer for green hydrogen

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Linde will build , own and operate a 24MW PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) electrolyzer plant at the Leuna Chemical Complex in Germany. The new 24-megawatt electrolyzer will produce green hydrogen to supply Linde’s industrial customers through the company’s existing pipeline network. In addition, Linde will distribute liquefied green hydrogen to refueling stations and other industrial customers in the region.

Nissan field testing new mobility services as part of building sustainable future community in Japan

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Nissan began a field test of new mobility services as part of a partnership to promote future community building in Japan.

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Tesla supplier Pegatron is building a parts plant in Texas

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The Taiwanese news outlet also remarked that Pegatron was assessing plans to build dedicated facilities in the US, one of which would be designed specifically to cater to Tesla’s demand. The post Tesla supplier Pegatron is building a parts plant in Texas appeared first on TESLARATI.

Lion Electric to build US plant in Illinois; largest all-electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles plant in US

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The 900,000 sq-ft facility, for which building ramp up is anticipated in the second half of 2021, is expected to add a minimum of 745 direct jobs to the region over the next three years, with an annual production capacity of up to 20,000 all-electric buses and trucks. The Will County region in Illinois has a history of manufacturing, and Lion plans to build a robust local supply chain within the area.

Li-Cycle to build new Li-ion battery recycling facility in Arizona; third commercial spoke

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the largest lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, will build its third commercial lithium-ion battery recycling facility, to be located in Gilbert, Arizona, within the Phoenix metropolitan area. The construction of Spoke 3 builds on Li-Cycle’s existing North American Spokes, located in Rochester, New York and Kingston, Ontario, and is part of Li-Cycle’s strategic roadmap to construct twenty Spokes globally over the next five years. Li-Cycle Corp.,

SK Innovation to build second EV battery plant in US, increasing investment to $2.5B

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billion in its US battery business to build two plants at its site in Commerce, Ga.,

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DOE provides $65M for “connected communities” of buildings powered to transform electric system

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $65 million through its Connected Communities funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to expand DOE’s network of grid-interactive efficient building communities nationwide. ( interactive Efficient Building: An energy?efficient

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New MAHLE Powertrain build & test facility to aid optimization of EV battery development

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Phase 2 builds on MPT’s electric development programs to aid further EV battery optimization, focusing on advanced understanding of battery architecture, control systems, charging rates, and cooling. —Derek Wise, chief engineer for build and test. The new facility, incorporating build and three climatic test chambers, will come online in Q3 2021 for battery development and validation testing, and charge and discharge rates.

EGEB: GM plans to invest $1 billion in its Mexico site to build electric vehicles

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): GM says it plans to invest $1 billion in a plant in Mexico to build electric vehicles. more… The post EGEB: GM plans to invest $1 billion in its Mexico site to build electric vehicles appeared first on Electrek.

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Toyota to build prototype city of the future, powered by hydrogen fuel cells

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At CES, Toyota revealed plans to build a prototype “city” of the future on a 175-acre (0.71 Building a complete city from the ground up, even on a small scale like this, is a unique opportunity to develop future technologies, including a digital operating system for the city’s infrastructure.

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BMW Group to build new pilot plant to produce Li-ion cells

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Building on know-how from the Battery Cell Competence Center and, later, also from the pilot plant, the BMW Group will bring optimal battery cell technology to series maturity within the shortest implementation time possible and enable suppliers for battery cell production to its own specifications.

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Tesla’s Giga Press supplier is building a cryptic 9,000-ton press in China

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As per recent photos shared in Chinese social media platforms, LK Tech, IDRA’s parent company, is currently building 9,000-ton presses, which would be capable of producing parts that are notably larger than the Model Y’s single-piece rear underbody. .

Ford might build batteries as soon as 2025, invests in solid-state innovator with BMW

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Ford could start manufacturing its own electric-car batteries by 2025, an executive said in a CNBC interview Monday, indicating a change in attitude regarding battery supply at the Blue Oval.

EVLOMO and Rojana to invest $1.06B to build 8 GWh battery plant in Thailand

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EVLOMO Incorporated and Rojana Industrial Park Public Co., announced plans to setup an 8 GWh Lithium Battery plant in the EEC of Thailand. Together, the companies will invest up to a total of $ 1.06 billion through a new joint venture company. In this new JV company, Rojana Industrial Park Public Co., would own 55% shares and balance 45% would be owned by EVLOMO Incorporated.

Elon Musk: Tesla is still hoping to build retro diner at new Santa Monica Supercharger station

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Tesla is apparently still planning to build a 1950s-style diner at a new Santa Monica Supercharger station. more… The post Elon Musk: Tesla is still hoping to build retro diner at new Santa Monica Supercharger station appeared first on Electrek.

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Looking to put a EV dragster together for bracket racing. I currently have a dragster front half and was wondering where to start to figure what motor

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GM investing $2B in Spring Hill plant to build EVs, starting with Cadillac LYRIQ

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The facility will build both traditionally powered Cadillac products and EVs. Newly announced planned investments include: $2 billion will be invested in Spring Hill Manufacturing to build fully electric vehicles including the luxury Cadillac LYRIQ. General Motors Co.

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GM to build Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pickup with 400-mile range at new Factory Zero

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GM today announced that it will build a new Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pickup alongside the new Hummer EV at the new Factory Zero in Michigan. more… The post GM to build Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pickup with 400-mile range at new Factory Zero appeared first on Electrek.

BorgWarner building customized Integrated Drive Module for Ford Mustang Mach-E

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BorgWarner is building an Integrated Drive Module (iDM) for Ford’s new all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV.

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CATL to build new $280M, 80 tpy LFP cathode materials plant in China

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China-based battery maker CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd) and its subsidiary Shenzhen Dynanonic signed an agreement with Jiang’an county government (located in south-west China’s Sichuan province) to build a lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathode materials plant with a production capacity of 80 tpy.

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UCSD team suggests building more fast-charging stations based on study of pandemic impact on EV charging

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A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) recommends expanding fast-charging stations for electric vehicles as campuses and businesses start planning for a post-pandemic world. Their recommendation is based on their study of charging patterns for electric vehicles on the UCSD campus from early January to late May of 2020, after the university moved most of its operations online.

FLITE consortium building Europe’s first Alcohol-to-Jet plant; Lanzatech technology

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The FLITE (Fuel via Low Carbon Integrated Technology from Ethanol) consortium, led by SkyNRG and with LanzaTech as the technology provider, will build the first-of-its-kind LanzaJet Alcohol to Jet (AtJ) facility. The facility will convert waste-based ethanol to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at a scale of more than 30,000 tons/yr.

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OXIS Energy to build Li-S manufacturing plant in Brazil

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OXIS Energy and the Minas Gerais Development Company CODEMGE have signed a 15-year lease agreement with Mercedes Benz Brazil (MBB) to take possession of a plant located at the MBB manufacturing site in Juiz de Fora in southeast Brazil to build a Li-sulfur battery manufacturing operation. It is the key building block for customer batteries and can be utilized in electric buses, electric trucks, aircraft and marine vessels.

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