Dürr builds high automation paint shop for Ford in Mexico

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Designed as a U-turn layout, the modular ovens are located outside so the car bodies can leave the building, go through the ovens, and then return indoors. Dürr has built a high-tech paint shop for Ford in Hermosillo, Mexico, in order to accommodate a new vehicle that Ford will be producing.

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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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Rock Tech Lithium to build Europe’s first lithium converter in Germany

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Rock Tech Lithium intends to build Europe’s first lithium converter—a production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide—in Guben, Brandenburg, Germany.

Unifrax to build large-scale silicon fiber anode manufacturing line

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Unifrax, a global manufacturer of high-performance specialty materials, plans to build its first large-scale SiFAB (silicon fiber anode material) manufacturing line at its north central Indiana facility.

TECO 2030 leading project to build hydrogen-powered high-speed vessel for the Port of Narvik

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Together with eight project partners, it is now seeking public funding to build one of the world’s first hydrogen-powered high-speed vessels. The Port of Narvik in northern Norway needs a new workboat which should be both fast and emissions-free.

Ford to invest £230M to transform UK Halewood transmission operations to build EV power units

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Ford announced that it intends to invest up to £230 million (US$316 million) at its Halewood vehicle transmission facility to transform it to build electric power units for future Ford all-electric passenger and commercial vehicles sold in Europe.

INOVYN, VT Group to build Europe’s first hydrogen-powered barge for bulk liquid chemical transport

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INOVYN is partnering with Netherlands-based VT Group (Verenigde Tankrederij) to build Europe’s first bulk liquid chemical barge powered by hydrogen.

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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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GM building new center for next-generation battery cell technology

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The facility will build on more than a decade of advanced battery development at GM Research and Development. The facility is expected to build its first prototype cells in the fourth quarter of 2022.

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.

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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Mangrove Lithium closes $10M Series A to build first commercial-scale processing plant

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The company will use the investment to build its first operational, commercial-scale plant with the intention of expanding lithium refining capacity in the Western Hemisphere.

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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Germany providing another €300M to subsidize private charging stations in residential buildings

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The German government is topping up the funding for private charging stations for electric cars in residential buildings by a further €300 million (US$349 million). Private individuals, apartment owners’ associations, housing companies, housing associations and property developers can apply for funding to set up a charging station for electric cars in areas of self-used or rented residential buildings that are not accessible to the public.

Proman to build two additional methanol dual-fuel tankers

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Proman has finalized an agreement to build two additional 49,900 dwt methanol dual-fuel MR tankers, bringing its total investment in methanol-powered vessels to six newbuildings.

Tesla releases look into growing presence in Canada, where it builds ‘machines that build the machine’

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Tesla has released a rare look into its growing presence in Canada, where the automaker builds some of the “machines that build the machine.”

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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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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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.

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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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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Vantis and Thales partner to build US’ first statewide drone infrastructure network; BVLOS flights

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Vantis , North Dakota’s Statewide Unmanned Aircraft Systems Network, will partner with Thales as the long-term systems integrator to build out the UAS (drone) infrastructure across the state. We’re building the blueprint for commercial BVLOS flights across the country.

Lion Electric to build battery gigafactory in Québec

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Canda-based Lion Electric, a manufacturer of all-electric trucks and buses, is building a battery manufacturing plant and innovation center in Québec. The factory is planned to begin operations in early 2023 and will produce battery packs and modules made from Lithium-ion cells. Construction is projected to break ground over the next few months at a location to be confirmed in the near future.

Nuro to build first US manufacturing and testing facilities for Gen 3 autonomous vehicle

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To fill these roles, Nuro is looking to partner with local universities, community colleges, and career training programs to build a talent pipeline specifically targeting individuals traditionally underrepresented in current technology roles.

Foxconn partnering with Thailand’s PTT to build EVs; MIH open EV platform

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It will build on Foxconn’s recently-established MIH industry alliance , an open network that enables developers and manufacturers to offer a complete software and hardware platform to build electric cars. Foxconn and PTT have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in setting up an open platform for producing electric vehicles (EV) and key components to serve the EV sector in Thailand.

GM’s BrightDrop completes first production builds of EV600, introduces new EV410

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BrightDrop, GM’s new business focused on electric last-mile deliveries ( earlier post ), has completed the first production builds of the EV600, a key milestone to deliver its first electric light commercial vehicle (eLCV) to FedEx Express in time for the holiday season.

NREL researchers point toward building energy efficiency instead of long-term storage

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Incorporating energy efficiency measures can reduce the amount of storage needed to power the nation’s buildings entirely with renewable energy, according to analysis conducted by researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). They also used the Department of Energy’s EnergyPlus and OpenStudio building energy modeling tools to simulate energy demand, considering such factors as building size, age, and occupancy type.

Tesla is building a team of energy traders

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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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‘Build Back Better Act’ passes House, EV tax credit faces US Senate next

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trillion “Build Back Better” legislation early this morning, following a lengthy session that included a record-setting speech from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The US House of Representatives passed the $1.9

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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ELMS and Thermo King partner to build all-electric refrigerated delivery van prototype

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ELMS) ( earlier post ) and Thermo King, a strategic brand of Trane Technologies plc, plan to build an all-electric refrigerated delivery van. To meet the growing demands for sustainable delivery solutions, Electric Last Mile, Inc.

California Energy Commission mandates solar for new buildings from 2023

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The California Energy Commission’s five-member panel voted unanimously yesterday to require solar panels and battery storage in new commercial buildings and certain multifamily residences beginning January 1, 2023.

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Plug Power to build green hydrogen plant in Georgia

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Plug Power plans to build a green hydrogen production plant in Camden County, Georgia, to serve customers across the southeastern United States. The announcement affirms Plug Power’s continued commitment to establish the first North American green hydrogen supply network, as the Camden County plant extends Plug Power’s service coverage across the entire eastern seaboard of the US.

Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities for SAF and renewable diesel; 820,000 tonnes/year

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Royal Dutch Shell will build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands, formerly known as the Pernis refinery. The biofuels project complements Shell’s plans to build a 200-megawatt hydrogen electrolyzer in the Port of Rotterdam. Once built, the facility will be among the largest in Europe to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel made from waste.

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Ford to build new EV and battery plants in Tennessee & Kentucky; $11.4B total investment in two mega-sites; 129 GWh/year total

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Ford Motor Company will build two new massive, environmentally and technologically advanced campuses in Tennessee and Kentucky that will produce the next generation of electric F-Series trucks and the batteries to power future electric Ford and Lincoln vehicles.

Fukushima Prefecture and Toyota begin discussions aimed at building a hydrogen-based city of the future

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Fukushima Prefecture and Toyota Motor Corporation have commenced discussions with various partners over building a city for a new future that makes use of hydrogen and technologies produced in Fukushima Prefecture.

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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Haldor Topsoe and Yanchang form joint venture and build methanol catalyst facility in China

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Together, the two companies will build a production facility in Shaanxi Fupin in China to produce methanol synthesis catalysts. Forming of the joint venture and building of the catalysts facility will be the first step of a long-term strategic cooperation between Topsoe and Yanchang.

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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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How to Improve Charging in Buildings

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The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD, […]. The post How to Improve Charging in Buildings appeared first on EV Obsession.

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.

Sustainable woodworker builds her own beautiful wooden electric bike

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While building and riding electric bikes takes up most of my time, woodworking has always been a guilty pleasure of mine. more… The post Sustainable woodworker builds her own beautiful wooden electric bike appeared first on Electrek.