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Audi expands connected services offerings

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Audi is broadening its range of online services with the new Audi connect offerings myCarManager and myService. The latest version of the “Audi MMI connect” smartphone app now also includes vehicle-specific services such as myCarManager. They can also grant access rights to a maximum of five people and manage up to five different automobiles from a single account. The costs arising for data and voice connections are included in the package price.

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Ideal Power, developer of new indirect power conversion technology, prices IPO

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the developer of a new approach to electric power conversion ( earlier post ), has priced its initial public offering (IPO) of 3,000,000 shares of common stock at an offering price of $5.00 The company has also granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 450,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. All the energy runs through, and is temporarily stored in, a high-frequency AC link consisting of an inductor and capacitor.

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Santa Clara VTA partners with Proterra and Scale Microgrid Solutions to charge 34 electric buses with solar-powered microgrid

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During a typical day, the clean energy microgrid will allow VTA to produce low-cost renewable energy and purchase off-peak energy from PG&E that is then stored in the battery storage system for consumption during peak price periods.

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Are Car Charging Stations Profitable?

EV Connect

Convenience and reducing range anxiety, or the concern that your EV will run out of power when you’re not close to a charger is worth the price of convenient EV charging stations away from home. In fact, 7 percent of EV owners said “price does not matter,” when they need a charge.

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3 Ways to Structure Your EV Charging Station Business

EV Connect

Whether you opt for billing EV drivers for their charging time or not, the EV Connect app makes it easy to track usage and manage pricing (if applicable). How Can EV Connect Help?

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Volkswagen unveils I.D. EV concept; 1st MEB-based vehicle, to launch in 2020; up to 373 miles

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is due to be launched in 2020 at a price on a par with comparably powerful and well-equipped Golf models. Because of the increasing criticality of connectivity and digitization, the MEB is going further than the other Baukasten (e.g., To charge by cable, a separate charging plug is needed to connect the car to an electrical outlet. Connected Community – the new Volkswagen ID. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Electric (Battery

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Volkswagen MY2016: high-end driver assistance moves throughout the lineup; next-gen MIB II infotainment system

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MIB II not only creates the foundation for the next generation of Volkswagen’s Car-Net connected vehicle services platform, but also offers a comprehensive suites of connected vehicle services and features. App-Connect” provides seamless smartphone integration through three interfaces: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink. For e-Golf drivers, enhanced e-mobility services grant access to a long list of vehicle information from their mobile device or online.

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Volkswagen Group sets up new group company for energy and charging: Elli

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Elli Group GmbH , with headquartered in Berlin, is to develop products and services connected with energy and charging for the brands of the Group. This approach could be compared with the use of a mobile phone, which is taken for granted nowadays. The comfort version also operates with 11 kW but also offers connectivity via attractive payment arrangements and update options.

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V2G company Nuvve participating in California’s wholesale energy markets to help balance the grid

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The work to enable this market access and grid support during the heatwave was made possible by the Nuvve-led INVENT project, funded by an EPIC grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC). Nuvve’s solution enables electric buses, which are parked most hours of the day, to store energy while connected.

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Why EVs Aren't a Climate Change Panacea

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Environmental groups foresee the public needing to use electrified mass transit , reduce long-haul flights for business as well as pleasure), increase telework, walk and cycle to work or stores, change their diet to eat more vegetables, or if absolutely needed, drive only small EVs.

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Georgia Tech team develops conversion-type iron-fluoride Li battery cathode with solid polymer electrolyte

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Unfortunately, the reduction in commodity cell price and improvements in energy density have plateaued due to the practical limits of intercalation-type cathode materials. The recent surge of Co prices (up to 90 USD kg -1 ) due to the rapid expansion of the LIB market, attracted attention to the violation of environmental norms and child labor laws and serious health hazards artisanal Co miners in Africa are often exposed to.

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Solar Mobile EV Charging Station along Highway can really help!

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Aiming to boost confidence in battery-powered cars by ensuring drivers can always find somewhere to plug in, grants included in the infrastructure law will help states build a charging network designed to reach highways in almost every corner of the country.

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Electric Vehicle Glossary: The Complete list of Electric Car Related Terms

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It includes grants towards the purchase price, free parking, zero road tax, low company car tax, and exemption from city emissions and congestion charges. This is a list and definitions of all the terms related to electric vehicles.

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Road Test: 2022 Toyota Mirai Limited FCEV

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But it has yet to catch on with consumers, which is no small thing as the state of California has spent more than $300 million since 2012 for consumer rebates, fueling stations, the purchase of transit buses and grants subsidizing the development of hydrogen-powered freight trucks.

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When New York City Was a Wiretapper’s Dream

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The connections blanketed an area of Manhattan running from East 38th Street to East 96th Street, a swath of the city’s most expensive real estate. Broady paid a high price: Besides being disbarred, he served the entirety of his four-year sentence in jail.

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We visited the OLA Future Factory: Electric Scooter Manufacturing

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Steel prices have gone north in two years, am sure that the market value of the asset will be much more than the book value. Ola guys have done experiments like storing the battery at 120 degree Celsius and testing it at temperatures of up to 70 degree Celsius.

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VW and BMW EV Plans, Rivian Charging Networks – EV Week in Review: March 16-22

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The lower-priced version will reportedly have a battery with around 60 kWh (300 kilometers WLTP range/~166 miles EPA range), while the higher-end model will be powered by a 100 kWh battery (500 kilometers WLTP range/~277 miles EPA range).

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Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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Another strikingly different concept evidenced by the PHEV is that it is essentially a large, portable battery that can store energy gathered during one part of the day, and then use it later to power not only itself but also the vehicle owner’s home. Its potential as an electric energy storage facility means the PHEV can be used to even-out the vast energy inefficiency of the current grid, as well as to store intermittent solar and wind energy, a process which we will soon explain.

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Satellite Imagery for Everyone

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High-resolution satellite images, which used to cost tens of thousands of dollars, now can be had for the price of a cup of coffee. Every day, satellites circling overhead capture trillions of pixels of high-resolution imagery of the surface below.

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Green Friday | Black Friday

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The once spontaneous and slightly unpredictable one-day event of price slashing, has become a heavily organised, calculated and extended event, leaving shoppers questioning whether the endless bargains, really are all that. All decisions in connection with this Giveaway are final.

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PHEVLERs are the Zero CO2 Clean Green Machines of the Future

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Connect with Dr. Frank on social media: https://www.facebook.com/andyfrankatedi [link]. Electric fuel cost is a fraction of gasoline or diesel fossil fuel cost, even at a time when petroleum prices are temporarily reduced due to geopolitical manipulations and manufacturing costs. That is, PHEVLERs can store electricity whenever sun and wind-generated electricity is plentiful, and then can send stored power back into the smart grid at times when more electric power is needed.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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But it is a price that must be paid, and GM should be commended for remaining committed to the Volt. "It is unreasonable to expect the Volt and any similar new technology to be immediately profitable when other technologies that started with a price premium, such as the Toyota Prius, became wild successes," said Chelsea Sexton, an advisory board member of Plug-In America. Why grant them the privledge to spend our money in the first place?

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