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LiveWire readies production version of S2 Del Mar electric motorcycle; reservations open

Green Car Congress

LiveWire is opening reservations for the production version of the all-electric S2 Del Mar motorcycle, the first LiveWire model to feature the new ARROW architecture, and the first bike to sit next to the LiveWire ONE—the company’s flagship electric motorcycle. ( Earlier post.). The production S2 Del Mar will deliver immediately after the Launch Edition, which sold out this past May in 18 minutes.

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Chevy Bolt EV sales surge, as GM Ultium EVs trickle out

Green Car Reports

Chevrolet Bolt EV and Bolt EUV sales surged in the third quarter, General Motors announced Monday in its quarterly update, while sales of newer EVs based on the Ultium architecture were just a trickle. The two Bolt variants set a quarterly sales record, with a combined 14,709 sales, GM said, adding that in response to robust demand it plans to.

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Sibanye-Stillwater increases its shareholding in Keliber to 84.96%

Green Car Congress

South Africa-based mining and metals group Sibanye Stillwater has increased its effective shareholding in Keliber Oy to 84.96%. ( Earlier post.) Keliber is a Finnish mining and battery chemical company that aims to start the sustainable production of battery-grade lithium hydroxide, utilizing its own ore, in 2024. ( Earlier post.). At the end of June 2022, Keliber announced a financing arrangement that enables the lithium project to progress to the construction phase.

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Review: 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 challenges Model 3 in range, revives sedans for the aero age

Green Car Reports

Driving range, the flexibility of over-the-air updates, and the packaging advantages of a dedicated electric vehicle platform have long been advantages of Tesla and its Model 3. The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 promises to have all that and more, in ways the Ioniq 5 crossover couldn’t quite deliver versus the Model Y. It’s the first of.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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Rinnai and Toyota start exploring hydrogen-powered cooking methods

Green Car Congress

Rinnai Corporation, a Japan-based multinational that manufactures gas appliances, and Toyota Motor Corporation, together with Woven Planet Holdings, have initiated collaborative efforts on a potentially ubiquitous new application of hydrogen for food preparation. Their shared goal is to contribute to carbon neutrality and popularize more sustainable approaches to cooking.

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US lags other countries in chargers vs. registered EVs

Green Car Reports

Widespread electric vehicle adoption depends on public charging—of all sorts, from overnight streetside or parking-garage connectors to road-trip fast-charging. Thus, the ratio of registered EVs to public charging connectors is important. It can’t get too high, or EV drivers won’t have the confidence that they’ll find a.

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Georgia judge rejects tax break for Rivian electric truck plant

Green Car Reports

A Georgia judge has rejected a proposed tax break for Rivian the automaker would have received as part of a deal to build a new factory in the state, the Associated Press reported Friday. Morgan County Superior Court Judge Brenda Trammell rejected what is normally a routine request by the local government to validate a bond agreement, according to.

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LanzaTech and Brookfield form strategic partnership with an initial $500M commitment; possible $500M more at agreed milestones

Green Car Congress

LanzaTech, a company that transforms waste carbon into materials such as sustainable fuels, fabrics, packaging, and other products, announced a funding partnership with Brookfield Renewable, and its institutional partners, to co-develop and build new commercial-scale production plants that will employ LanzaTech’s CCT technology, which transforms captured carbon into valuable raw material commodities.

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SpaceX on track for three launches from three pads in one week

Teslarati

SpaceX is on the cusp of launching three Falcon 9 rockets in a handful of days. Minor issues with two of the three missions, however, have complicated the already hard process of coordinating so many launches at the same time. For many reasons, rocket launches are an inherently difficult thing to schedule, and that difficulty only gets magnified when attempting to launch rockets as quickly as possible for customers with very different needs while using a fixed number of launch pads.

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DOE awards $2.5M for R&D projects to accelerate advancements in lightweighting of passenger vehicles

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) has selected five industry-led research and development projects to address key technical challenges associated with the application of lightweight materials to improve the energy efficiency of electric vehicles. These projects will help decarbonize the transportation sector and enhance the infrastructure needed to support the growing adoption of zero-emission vehicles.

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

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SpaceX has spent ~$80M on Starlink support for Ukraine thus far

Teslarati

SpaceX has spent about $80 million on Starlink support in Ukraine since it started helping the country in its war with Russia. . The SpaceX CEO has received backlash recently for his Ukraine-Russia peace plan. Elon Musk tweeted the monetary value SpaceX has provided to Ukraine to reaffirm his company’s— and by some extension, his— full support of Ukraine during this war with Russia.

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Tesla announces it’s moving away from ultrasonic sensors in favor of ‘Tesla Vision’

Electrek

Tesla announced today that it is moving away from using ultrasonic sensors in its suite of Autopilot sensors in favor of its camera-only “Tesla Vision” system. more…. The post Tesla announces it’s moving away from ultrasonic sensors in favor of ‘Tesla Vision’ appeared first on Electrek.

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What Robotics Experts Think of Tesla’s Optimus Robot

Cars That Think

Last Friday, 30 September, Tesla introduced several prototypes of its new humanoid robot, Optimus. After a year of speculation based on little more than a person in a robot suit combined with some optimistic assertions made by Tesla CEO Elon Musk , many roboticists tuned in to the event livestream (or attended in person) to see what Tesla’s approach to humanoid robotics would turn out to be.

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The Boring Company Vegas Loop plans revealed for the Westgate portion

Teslarati

Last week, The Boring Company (TBC) submitted plans revealing the Vegas Loop’s route to Westgate. It contained diagrams showing a TBC tunnel leading to Westgate. Redditor p12a12 shared the plans TBC submitted for the Westgate portion of the Vegas Loop, which will connect to the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) Loop’s Riviera Station.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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BYD to deliver 100,000 EVs to German car rental firm SIXT over next six years

CN EV Post

The partnership began with SIXT's initial order for thousands of BYD's all-electric vehicles, with first deliveries in the fourth quarter of 2022. The post BYD to deliver 100,000 EVs to German car rental firm SIXT over next six years appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Trains, E-Bikes, & Blimps — Bill McKibben Envisions Slower, Cleaner Transportation

CleanTechnica EVs

Bill McKibben is a hero of the fight to preserve the Earth as a place where humans can live sustainably. We have his photograph prominently displayed on the wall of our executive suite at CleanTechnica headquarters alongside our other heroes like James Hansen and Michael Mann. Among his many contributions to the cause is writing […].

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Tesla (TSLA) stock falls on robot getting ridiculed as Elon Musk claims it’s misunderstood

Electrek

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) is free-falling today as its newly unveiled robot is getting ridiculed, but Elon Musk claims people don’t understand the value. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) stock falls on robot getting ridiculed as Elon Musk claims it’s misunderstood appeared first on Electrek.

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Rivian tax breaks, Chevrolet Bolt EV sales surge, public chargers vs. total EVs: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Rivian’s Georgia factory might have become a little more expensive. The U.S. has some work ahead to catch up with other countries in providing enough public charging. And GM cranks out Bolt EVs but is on a slow ramp with Ultium. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. As part of a quarterly sales update, General Motors revealed Monday that.

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Elon Musk Buried The Lede On Tesla AI Day

CleanTechnica EVs

By Roger Pressman, Founder of EVANNEX Much has and will be written about Tesla’s AI Day—2022. Nearly all of it will emphasize Tesla’s significant lead in automotive autonomous driving capability, FSD, it’s accelerating efforts in robotics with particular emphasis on its bipedal autonomous robot, Optimus, and to a lesser extent, on its development of a […].

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Tesla unveils ‘Cybertruck on Mars’ designs generated by its AI supercomputer

Electrek

Tesla has unveiled “Cybertruck on Mars” designs generated by its AI as part of a demonstration of its AI software stack running on its Dojo supercomputer. more…. The post Tesla unveils ‘Cybertruck on Mars’ designs generated by its AI supercomputer appeared first on Electrek.

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Lordstown Motors Begins Production of Endurance Electric Pickup Truck

Electric Cars Report

Electric truck maker Lordstown Motors has started commercial production of its Endurance full-size pickup truck, and provided a business update. The company has so far built two trucks for customers at its Foxconn EV Ohio plant. It expects to complete a third truck shortly. These vehicles are part of the first batch of up to 500 […] The post Lordstown Motors Begins Production of Endurance Electric Pickup Truck appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tesla (TSLA) stock plunges as Elon Musk reportedly agrees to finally buy Twitter

Electrek

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) plunged this afternoon after it was reported that Elon Musk agreed to finally go through with his deal to buy Twitter. That means he won’t be buying back Tesla stocks. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) stock plunges as Elon Musk reportedly agrees to finally buy Twitter appeared first on Electrek.

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The World’s Largest Camera Is Nearly Complete

Cars That Think

The world’s largest camera sits within a nondescript industrial building in the hills above San Francisco Bay. If all goes well, this camera will one day fit into the heart of the future Vera C. Rubin Observatory in Chile. For the last seven years, engineers have been crafting the camera in a clean room at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park, Calif.

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Renewables met 100% of the rise in global electricity demand in the first half of 2022

Electrek

Renewables met all of the rise in global electricity demand in the first half of 2022, preventing any growth in coal and gas generation, according to a new report published by London-based energy think tank Ember. . more…. The post Renewables met 100% of the rise in global electricity demand in the first half of 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

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Deutsche Bank on China EV sales: Sept marks a transitional month

CN EV Post

"Fab 5 China EV sales came in mixed during September as product transitions and the supply chain hurt delivery volume," Edison Yu's team said. The post Deutsche Bank on China EV sales: Sept marks a transitional month appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Volvo Cars reports September sales – 31.9% market share of electrified cars

Electric Cars Report

Volvo Cars today reported sales of 49,536 cars in September, up 4.5 per cent compared with the same month last year. Overall underlying demand for the company’s cars remains robust, especially for its Recharge range of pure electric and plug-in hybrid cars. The company’s line of Recharge models represented 31.9 per cent of the sales […] The post Volvo Cars reports September sales – 31.9% market share of electrified cars appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Experience the Future — Harley-Davidson LiveWire

CleanTechnica EVs

Why would you choose to ride a Harley-Davidson LiveWire from Sydney (New South Wales) to Cape Tribulation in Queensland, and take the longest route? This is the question I asked Ed Darmanin in a recent interview. It is all about the challenge, the sense of adventure, and of course, the recapturing of a lost youth. […].

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NIO Provides September and Third Quarter 2022 Delivery Update

Electric Cars Report

NIO Inc., Chinese leading company in the premium smart electric vehicle market, announced its September and third quarter 2022 delivery results. NIO delivered 10,878 vehicles in September 2022. The deliveries consisted of 7,729 premium smart electric SUVs including 1,895 ES7s, and 3,149 premium smart electric sedans including 2,928 ET7s and 221 ET5s.

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Tata Tiago EV Is A $10,000 Electric Car For India

CleanTechnica EVs

The Tata Tiago EV is an inexpensive 5-door electric hatchback designed specifically for driving conditions in India.

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Automobili Pininfarina delivers first Battista cars to U.S. clients

Electric Cars Report

The first Battista pure-electric hyper GT cars crafted for clients in North America are delivered to new owners in October, marking another significant milestone for Italian luxury car brand Automobili Pininfarina. The first bespoke Battista is followed by the exclusive Battista Anniversario, which will also leave the Battista Atelier in Cambiano, Italy this month to […] The post Automobili Pininfarina delivers first Battista cars to U.S. clients appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tata Motors launches Tiago electric hatch priced at $16,000

The Driven EV News

Indian automotive giant launches first-ever EV hatch, hoping to capture a slice of the extremely competitive small – and low-cost – electric car market. The post Tata Motors launches Tiago electric hatch priced at $16,000 appeared first on The Driven.

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ZenGUARD™: Improving lives through nanotechnology

Innovation News Network

Zentek’s goal is to use its expertise in nanomaterials to improve lives after commercialising its advanced antimicrobial coating, ZenGUARD™. The post ZenGUARD™: Improving lives through nanotechnology appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Automated cell sorting tech finds new life in old EV batteries

The Driven EV News

Automated sorting system for spent EV batteries could help repurpose healthy cells. The post Automated cell sorting tech finds new life in old EV batteries appeared first on The Driven.

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Novel solar energy harvesting system breaks efficiency record

Innovation News Network

University of Houston researchers have developed a solar energy harvesting system that has the potential to generate solar power 24/7. The post Novel solar energy harvesting system breaks efficiency record appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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