Thu.Mar 17, 2022

Ford using autonomous mobile robot to operate 3D printers at Advanced Manufacturing Center

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At Ford’s Advanced Manufacturing Center, a mobile robot from KUKA operates the 3D printers completely on its own.

Washington State aims to end gasoline car sales by 2030—really, this time

Green Car Reports

Washington State is once again looking to end sales of new internal-combustion cars and trucks by 2030. The state legislature passed HB 1204/SB 5256, collectively known as Clean Cars 2030, on March 11.


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Moreno Valley school district to deploy 42 electric school buses

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The Moreno Valley Unified School District (MVUSD) has approved a project from InCharge Energy, Creative Bus Sales and IC Bus to deploy 42 electric school buses and an electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure to support the new fleet.

Used Jaguar I-Pace batteries are supporting Formula E racing

Green Car Reports

Jaguar is using repurposed batteries from I-Pace electric SUVs to support its Formula E racing program. Used I-Pace form the basis for the Off-Grid Energy Storage System (ESS) developed by portable-generator company Pramac.

BMW previews future 7 Series, battery-electric i7

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A few weeks before its world premiere and during the BMW Group Annual Conference, Frank Weber, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG for Development, presented a few details about the coming new BMW 7 Series, including the new all-electric BMW i7.

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Cadillac Lyriq production, I-Pace second life, Washington State all-EV by 2030: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Washington State has set a more aggressive target than California—shifting to EVs by 2030. Jaguar I-Pace battery packs are getting a second life in Formula E racing. And the Cadillac Lyriq now undercuts the Tesla Model Y and is arriving very soon. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

EIA: US coal exports increased 23% between 2020 and 2021

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In 2021, coal exports from the United States increased by 23% to 85 million metric short tons (MMst) from 69 MMst in 2020, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Steam coal exports increased by 47% to 40 MMst, and metallurgical coal exports increased by 8% to 45 MMst.

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Dortmund acquiring 30 Solaris Urbino 18 articulated electric buses

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Solaris will deliver 30 articulated Urbino 18 buses to Dortmund at the end of 2022. This investment by public transport operator Dortmunder Stadtwerke AG in electric Urbino buses is a component of the city’s long-term strategy to reduce environmental pollution and noise in the urban area.

As Tesla Giga Texas goes live, Austin aims to become a hub for transit innovations


Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas is about to start its operations, and when it does, it would be one of the United States’ most ambitious vehicle production facilities.

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Evonik and VESTARO consortium partners develop new generation of electric vehicle battery packs

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Evonik, as part of the VESTARO GmbH consortium of companies working to produce lighter and more cost-effective solutions for battery electric vehicles (BEV), has developed a new generation of battery packs, the “Pure Performance Battery” (PBB).

The Boring Company starts negotiations for San Antonio, Texas Loop


The Boring Company (TBC) started negotiations with the Alamo Regional Mobility Authority (RMA) after board members voted to conduct a feasibility study into the project. The Boring Company was one of two finalists for the San Antonio transportation project.

DNV and Lloyd’s Register recertify Leclanché marine storage system with new 65 Ah high energy battery cells

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Two of the world’s leading classification societies—DNV and Lloyd’s Register—have recertified Leclanché’s Marine Rack System (MRS-2) for operation using the company’s latest high energy 65 Ah lithium-ion pouch cells.

Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot was an absolute unit during crash with Ford Explorer


The Tesla Model 3 may be the company’s smallest car available for today, but it is still a pretty heavy vehicle. Even its lightest variant, the base Model 3 RWD, weighs over 3,500 pounds.

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Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas partner for regional hydrogen hub to compete for IIJA funding

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The US states of Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas have entered into a bipartisan three-state partnership to establish a regional hub for development, production, and use of clean hydrogen as fuel and manufacturing feedstock.

Tesla’s Elon Musk hints that he’s working on a “Master Plan Part 3”


Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently revealed something extremely exciting: he is currently working on Master Plan, Part 3.

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Ford’s base $40,000 F-150 Lightning electric pickup gets 230-miles of EPA range and 68 MPGe


The base version of the Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup, which starts at $40,000, has received an official EPA rating with an estimated range of 230 miles and 68 MPGe. more….

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SpaceX tests fully stacked Starship rocket for the first time


After rapidly stacking Ship 20 and Booster 4 the evening prior, SpaceX appears to have begun testing a fully stacked Starship rocket for the first time ever.

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Tesla still dominates US electric car market, and it’s not even close


New registration data show that Tesla is still dominating the US electric car market, and it’s not even close. Something is going to have to break for EV adoption to accelerate in the country. more….

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Tesla actively cooperating with Chinese gov’t to keep Giga Shanghai operational


Following reports that Gigafactory Shanghai would be taking a two-day break amidst China’s strengthening Covid restrictions, Tesla noted on Thursday that it was doing its best to keep production going at its electric vehicle factory.

Elon Musk says he is going to release Tesla’s Master Plan Part 3


Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he is working on releasing the third part to Tesla’s “Master Plan.”. Part One and Two have been important pieces of literature at Tesla that, in many ways, laid the path to the company’s success. more….

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Tesla stops sale of bonds backed by vehicle leases as market maintains unpredictability


Tesla has stopped the offering of more than $1 billion in bonds backed by vehicle leases on its cars as market conditions continue a trend of unpredictability, a report from Bloomberg said.

Tesla drops the price of one of its most popular products, the Wall Connector


The price of Tesla vehicles are going through the roof, but the automaker has managed to reduce the price of one of its most popular products, the Wall Connector. more…. The post Tesla drops the price of one of its most popular products, the Wall Connector appeared first on Electrek.

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Ford F-150 Lightning Range, efficiency revealed in Monroney sticker leak


Ford F-150 Lightning Range and efficiency ratings have been revealed for the Base and Extended Range through a Monroney Sticker leak.

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eCessna? Textron, maker of Cessna and Beechcraft aircraft acquires Pipistrel for eAviation wing


The electric aviation world got a big shakeup today when Textron, the maker of Iconic small aircraft brands Cessna, Beechcraft, and Bell bought the Slovenian/Italian maker Pipistrel. The new organization has big plans for “eAviation”…. more…. The post eCessna?

Tesla Taiwan owners seek investigation over alleged battery issues


Tesla owners in Taiwan turned to the country’s Consumer Foundation for alleged issues with their electric vehicles’ batteries. On Wednesday, March 16, the Foundation held a press conference with Tesla owners present, discussing some of the findings in their investigation. .

RYOBI electric zero turn lawn mower cuts 3 acres per charge at $4,099, more in New Green Deals


I don’t know about you, but it’s about time to head outside and start doing yard work again around here. If you’re still using a gas-powered mower (or any other lawn care tools), it’s time to change things up.

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Westport Directive To Purchase EVs

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A Directive to Consider Vehicle Emissions Prior to Acquiring a Vehicle Westport has been a leader in electric vehicle acquisition, both in terms of its residents making it the number one city in EVs on. Read more.

12 Graphs That Explain the State of AI in 2022

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Every year, the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) puts out its AI Index, a massive compendium of data and graphs that tries to sum up the current state of artificial intelligence.

Volkswagen Group: Some EV Models Already Sold Out Until 2023


Many other electric models require long wait times

VanMoof is set to announce next generation sleek urban electric bikes, shares teaser videos


Leading Dutch electric bike manufacturer VanMoof says it will announce “something new” on April 5th. All signs point to it being the next generation of VanMoof’s sleekly designed urban e-bikes. And we may already be getting a look at them in a video teaser from the company. more….

Maserati GranTurismo Folgore EV Coming In 2023 With 1,200+ HP


These are the first teasers of the all-electric GranTurismo, which will be part of a newly announced Maserati Folgore EV lineup

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Audi A6 Avant e-tron concept revealed

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Audi previews an all-electric A6 Avant e_tron estate

Lucid Considering Price Increases Amid "Huge Inflationary Pressures"


CEO Peter Rawlinson says the company is committed to honoring prices for existing reservation holders, though

Quick Charge Podcast: March 17, 2022


Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. more…. The post Quick Charge Podcast: March 17, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Report: Tesla Adds New Model Y SR+ In 2022.8.2 Software Update


Tesla hacker suggests that it might be a new entry-level version that's Made-in-Texas

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A Russian Perspective on the War in Ukraine

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Over the past week, The Institute reached out to members of the three IEEE sections in Russia. We asked them if they would be willing to answer questions about their views and experiences regarding the war , as citizens, engineers, and IEEE members. Here we share the responses of Roman L.

Tesla's Elon Musk Tweets That He's Working On "Master Plan Part 3"


CEO Elon Musk penned Tesla's original Master Plan in 2006. Part Deux was published in 2016. Now, Musk says Part 3 is coming

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