Tue.Apr 06, 2021

Toyota launches hydrogen production and refueling facility in Australia

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Toyota has commissioned Victoria’s first commercial-grade permanent hydrogen production, storage and refuelling facility at its former manufacturing site at Altona in Melbourne’s west.

Confirmed: 400-mile Chevy Silverado electric pickup will be built alongside GMC Hummer EV

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GM on Tuesday announced that the Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup will be built in an all-electric version at its Hamtramck, Michigan plant. In the absence of other details, the automaker did reveal that the new model will offer more than 400 miles of EPA range.


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Great Wall Motors sets out hydrogen energy strategy

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China-based Great Wall Motors (GWM) released its hydrogen energy strategy.

Nissan Ariya electric crossover is being tuned for each global market

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The Nissan Ariya is expected to start deliveries later this year, but in the meantime Nissan has released a short video highlighting chassis tuning for the 300-mile electric crossover. It features Ariya prototypes being tested at the automaker's Hokkaido proving ground in Japan.

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Cornell team develops aluminum-anode batteries with up to 10,000 cycles

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Cornell researchers led by Lynden Archer, the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering and the James A. Friend Family Distinguished Professor of Engineering, have been exploring the use of low-cost materials to create rechargeable batteries that will make energy storage more affordable.

Biden plan spends more on EV charging than on roads and bridges, and some say that's a problem

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President Biden last week unveiled a detailed infrastructure plan with substantial funding for electric-car charging—more than for roads and bridges, in fact. That's already drawing controversy, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

Stellantis developing hydrogen fuel cell light commercial vehicle; partnership with Faurecia and Symbio

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Stellantis is developing a hydrogen fuel cell powered light commercial vehicle (LCV) in addition to its battery-electric offerings. The company says that fuel cells show great promise—especially for LCVs—as the next level of zero-emission propulsion technology.

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Sales of Nissan e-POWER electrified vehicles in Japan surpasses 500,000-unit cumulative milestone

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Nissan announced that cumulative sales of vehicles with its e-POWER electrified powertrain ( earlier post ) surpassed 500,000 units at the end of March. The e-POWER system uses a highly efficient gasoline engine to generate electricity for the electric motor that propels the vehicle.

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US electric car incentive is rumored to increase to $10,000 in program reform


The US federal government is currently looking to include a ramp-up of investments in electrification as part of a massive infrastructure bill. It’s unclear how the money will be spent, but we are now hearing that the electric car tax credit could increase to $10,000.

BMW’s GM of battery cell technology joins Wildcat Discovery’s board

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Wildcat Discovery Technologies, a technology company that uses proprietary high-throughput methods to develop new battery materials rapidly, announced that Dr. Peter Lamp, General Manager of the Battery Cell Technology Group at BMW AG, has joined its Board of Directors.

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Tesla Powerwall to power new virtual power plant in New York


A small new virtual power plant project by Swell Energy has been approved in Queens, New York, and it is going to be powered by Tesla Powerwall. more… The post Tesla Powerwall to power new virtual power plant in New York appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

NuScale Power secures $40M, support for SMR deployment from JGC Holdings

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NuScale Power has finalized an investment and strategic partnership agreement with JGC Holdings Corporation (JGC HD), a holding company of the world’s leading EPC contractor group companies headquartered in Japan. As part of a commercial relationship with Fluor Corporation—NuScale’s majority investor and EPC partner in the United States—JGC HD will provide a $40-0million cash investment in NuScale Power and partner with Fluor on the deployment of NuScale Power Plants.

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Tesla (TSLA) is doing so well that bears are now grasping at straws with rumors


Tesla (TSLA) is doing so well these days that bears are now grasping at straws with some nothing-burger stories to try to paint great results in bad light. You can smell the desperation.

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Plug Power, Chart Industries and Baker Hughes to become cornerstone investors in FiveT Hydrogen Fund; clean hydrogen at scale

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Plug Power, Chart Industries, Inc. and Baker Hughes intend to become cornerstone investors in the formation of the FiveT Hydrogen Fund, a new clean-hydrogen-only private infrastructure fund dedicated to delivering clean hydrogen infrastructure projects at scale. Plug Power intends to commit €160 million ($200 million), and Chart Industries and Baker Hughes each intend to commit €50 million respectively ($60 million).

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


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. Electrek

Tesla is hitting the ground running as Q2 begins after breakout first quarter


Despite setting new records and proving skeptics wrong in the first quarter, Tesla seems to be determined to hit the ground running for the second quarter. This was hinted at recently in videos of the Fremont Factory, which remains full of vehicles being gathered and shipped for deliveries. .

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The best (and worst) US states for EV charging


At this point in history, it’s safe to say that the electric vehicle is here to stay. At least for the foreseeable future. As EV sales grow year-over-year in the United States and the rest of the world, charging infrastructure is running to keep up.

Tesla Superchargers to join gas pumps in fuel retailer chain Kum & Go’s I-44 outlet


Back in 2017, convenience store chain Kum & Go said the Tesla Model 3’s stellar pre-order numbers drove its initiative to build EV charging stations at several key outlets. The program has since grown. Recent reports indicate that the Kum & Go site in Joplin’s 5002 S.

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Diamondback goes electric, launches four mid-drive electric bikes for the street


Diamondback has just announced the launch of its first-ever electric bikes as part of the company’s spring 2021 lineup. more… The post Diamondback goes electric, launches four mid-drive electric bikes for the street appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

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Electric vehicle sales surge in UK, petrol engines slump and drop 10%


Electric vehicle registrations in the United Kingdom have exploded, increasing over 88% in March 2021 compared to the same month in 2020.

EGEB: Globally, 2020 saw 50% more renewables installed than in 2019


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Solar and wind led the record growth of renewables globally in 2020, according to IRENA. South Dakota wants to subsidize more EV charging stations.

Morgan Stanley recognizes Tesla’s disproportionate advantage over legacy automakers


In a recent TSLA note, Morgan Stanley (MS) recognized Tesla’s disproportionate advantage over legacy automakers as EV adoption accelerates.

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New 50 mph CyberX electric moped offers full suspension and belt drive on a budget


The Xion CyberX electric moped has just launched today, offering up a high-speed and long-range electric two-wheeler at a price we rarely see in this industry. more… The post New 50 mph CyberX electric moped offers full suspension and belt drive on a budget appeared first on Electrek. Electre

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Tesla stock outlook soars to $1,300 per share, driven by Biden’s $10k EV tax credit


Tesla’s ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) stock price soared during Monday trading following the report of impressive Q1 2021 delivery and production numbers last Friday.

Ather 450X customer review

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Ather 450X customer review. In this customer review, we have an Ather 450X electric scooter. The owner of this 450X approached us for sharing his experience which is surprising because we are planning for this electric scooter review.

GM announces the Chevy Silverado EV: 400 miles of range with Ultium battery tech


General Motors announced earlier today that it will build an all-new EV under its Chevrolet brand by electrifying the Silverado pickup, a highly-dedicated and popular model that has been a top choice of GM truck buyers for years.

Electric Silverado, Nissan Ariya, Biden challenges, Hummer WTF: Today’s Car News

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The Nissan Ariya is arriving soon and going through final development tuning. GM is adding a 400-mile Chevy Silverado pickup to its electric future. And President Biden’s EV-savvy infrastructure plan might have hit a snag. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Tesla’s new giant Supercharger with 100 stalls confirmed for Harris Ranch


A Tesla Supercharger with 100 stalls has been confirmed for Harris Ranch, CA, one of the company’s most historic charging locations. With over 100 stalls on the site, the Harris Ranch Supercharger is on track to become the world’s largest Tesla charging station to date. .

Revealed: CyberLandr Is A Truck Camper For The Tesla Cybertruck


A kitchen, living room, office, bathroom, and bedroom all in one tiny package that fits in the Cybertruck's vault

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SpaceX is building launch pad tanks out of Starship parts and that’s a big deal


SpaceX has begun installing the first of numerous propellant storage tanks at its first orbital South Texas launch facilities – a mostly ordinary and expected step made extraordinary by the fact that those tanks will be built out of Starship parts.

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Watt EV Coupe – Will It Make It to Production or Not?

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The Watt Electric Vehicle Company (WEVC) has unveiled the EV Coupe, a classic shape inspired by the 1955 Porsche 356A. WEVC is not connected with Porsche AG.

Canoo reveals electric pickup

Electric Vehicles India

Canoo reveals electric pickup. A few weeks ago , EV maker Canoo reveals electric pickup truck which is one of the categories of their EVs. Canoo mentions some of the coolest features of this truck which improves the utility of a pickup. Here are a few interesting features.

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Watch out Xiaomi! Electric moped giant NIU launches high-tech standing electric scooter


NIU is famous for its smart electric mopeds, but now the company is adding a new product to its lineup. The just-released NIU Kick Scooter swaps a plush saddle for a stand-up ride – and just happens to be the most affordable electric two-wheeler from NIU yet. more… The post Watch out Xiaomi!

Six Ways Chevron Imperils Climate, Human Rights, & Racial Justice

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Kathy Mulvey, Climate accountability campaign director, Kathy Mulvey designs and leads corporate accountability initiatives and campaigns at UCS, conducting research and analysis, engaging corporate targets, building coalitions, and mobilizing experts and supporters.

NIU sees huge growth in domestic electric scooter sales, slight drop internationally


NIU has just announced its electric scooter sales volume for Q1 of 2021. more… The post NIU sees huge growth in domestic electric scooter sales, slight drop internationally appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

Icelandic Startup Proposes Batteries Built Into A Vehicle’s Structure


The company, called Nanom, created an electric boat with 500 kWh capacity by using ‘structural battery carbon fiber’ in its shell

Types of Motor and use of Controller in Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles India

Types of motor and use of Controller in Electric vehicles. The Controller is the Electric Vehicle’s Carburetor, the need for a controller arises when an electric vehicle uses a BLDC motor for its working.