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Electric Cars are for Girls

Is there a separate electric motor for each wheel in an electric car? Hi, John - Not at present (2019), but maybe soon. The video shows why this is

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Volkswagen says its battery supplies are secure

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Despite its plans to become the biggest EV-maker in the world by 2023, Volkswagen says it won't be affected by the tightening battery supplies that have roiled the industry, including Audi, the company's Volkswagen Group partner. VW plans to build up to 3 million all-electric vehicles a year by 2025 and plans to produce 22 million EVs in total by. lithium batteries

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First snapshots of CO2 molecules trapped in MOFs shed new light on carbon capture

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Scientists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have taken the first images of carbon dioxide molecules within a molecular cage—part of a metal-organic framework (MOF), with great potential for separating and storing gases and liquids. Cryo-EM (cryogenic electron microscopy) images show a slice through a single MOF particle in atomic detail (left), revealing cage-like molecules (center) that can trap other molecules inside.

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Rivian says more "gear tunnel" accessories coming

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In a conversation with Green Car Reports Tuesday, Rivian spokesman Michael McHale confirmed that the Rivian R1T will offer more than just a built-in kitchen for camping. The truck's "gear tunnel," a cargo compartment that stretches the width of the truck underneath the floor of the bed, and just behind the cab, is designed to house a wide range of. Rivian

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Updated Audi Q7 SUV has 48V MHEV as standard, new PHEV option

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Audi’s updated Q7 SUV will have the company’s 48V mild-hybrid system (MHEV) as standard. In customer operation, this technology can reduce consumption by up to 0.7 liters per 100 kilometers. Its central component, the belt alternator starter (BAS), powers a 48-volt main electrical system in which a compact lithium-ion battery stores the energy. During braking, the BAS can recover up to 8 kW of power and feed it back into the battery.

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BMW pulls ahead its electrification plans by two years

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Just eight weeks ago, at its annual shareholders meeting, BMW announced that it will build 12 new all-electric cars by 2025, along with 13 plug-in hybrid models. Now the company has moved up that schedule by two years and says it will have 25 new "electrified" models on the market by 2023, and that the majority of them will be fully electric. Plug-In Hybrids

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Volvo Trucks to introduce next iteration of Volvo Active Driver Assist in VNR, VNL & VNX models

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Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) 2.0, a comprehensive collision mitigation system, will be made standard in the new Volvo VNR and VNL models, and available on VNX models, later this year. The system enhances the original VADA platform by integrating radar and camera capabilities to help drivers maintain a safe following distance through alerts and improved traffic awareness, as well as emergency braking to reduce the risk of collisions.

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Voltaiq survey on battery industry finds analytical challenges and resource constraints as major obstacles to product development

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Voltaiq, a developer of advanced battery analytics solutions, has released , in partnership with Total Battery Consulting, an industry survey examining many of the challenges and opportunities battery manufacturers, suppliers and integrators currently face. The global battery industry is facing unprecedented growth and change. Over the next decade, as we continue the shift to an electric economy, we will see an increase in demand and production for lithium-ion battery technologies.

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BMW accelerates EVs, VW secures batteries, Rivian plans more gear: Today's Car News

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BMW accelerated its electric-car plans by two years. Volkswagen says its battery supplies are secure. Rivian reveals more plans for lifestyle gear. And our readers weigh in on electric Hummers. All this and more on Green Car Reports. At an event in Germany on Tuesday, BMW announced that it is pulling forward its plans to electrify its products by. Rivian lithium-ion batteries

Hyundai dealers that subscribe to CDK Hailer service to offer Lyft rides for service customers

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In the next several months, Hyundai dealers in the US that subscribe to CDK Global’s Hailer service can offer Hyundai owners easy access to Lyft rides while their vehicles are being serviced. The Lyft rides can either be offered free of charge or at a cost that can be automatically added to the customer’s service bill for seamless payment at each individual dealership’s discretion.

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