Tue.Oct 11, 2022

Electrofit introduces its first electric crate motor

Green Car Congress

UK-based Electrofit introduced its first electric crate motor, the 100 kW CM100KW1, with a launch offer of £5,250 (US$5,800) + VAT.

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Foxconn plans to build Indi One EV in Ohio, previews more Foxtron EVs

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Foxconn recently signed a memorandum of understanding with IndiEV to build initial versions of the startup's One EV at its Ohio factory, while also showing two more EVs of its own.

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StoreDot achieves 1000 cycles with silicon-dominant extreme fast charging battery cells; production-ready EV form factor

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StoreDot, the Israel-based developer of extreme fast charging battery technology for electric vehicles, has delivered cells that have exceeded 1000 cycles in production-ready EV form factor.

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2024 Chevy Silverado EV home energy system cues new GM business

Green Car Reports

General Motors has already been abundantly clear that it sees its future—and a big business opportunity—in electric vehicles. On Tuesday it confirmed that it plans to offer its first home energy system with the retail launch of the 2024 Chevy Silverado EV due to arrive in fall 2023.

Allison Transmission introduces eGen Force electric hybrid propulsion system for tracked combat vehicles

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Allison Transmission introduced the eGen Force electric hybrid propulsion system for tracked combat vehicles. Designed for 50-ton tracked vehicles, the eGen Force meets the requirements for the US Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) program.

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Poll: Majority of Californians back gasoline car ban

Green Car Reports

A majority of Californians support the state's goal of banning sales of new internal-combustion vehicles by 2035, but opinions are highly partisan, according to a new poll conducted by UC Berkeley.

VNC Automotive: automotive subscription services are here to stay

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Vehicle connectivity and telematics software expert VNC Automotive suggests that vehicle subscription features will grow in popularity and become a standard component of the marketplace. Consumers are no stranger to the subscription model, now firmly a part of daily life for many, with millions of people regularly paying to use services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Spotify, as well as subscribing to deliveries of groceries.

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BAE Systems to supply Gen3 propulsion systems to ElDorado National for battery-electric and fuel-cell buses

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BAE Systems, a leader in heavy-duty electric propulsion, will provide ElDorado National (California) or ENC, a subsidiary of REV Group, with its Gen3 product line solutions for ENC’s next-generation battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell transit buses.

Elon Musk’s legal team: Twitter ordered whistleblower to destroy evidence

Teslarati

Elon Musk’s legal team threw some allegations against Twitter in a recent filing, with the Tesla CEO’s camp alleging that the social media company had ordered whistleblower Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, its former head of security, to destroy evidence as part of his severance package.

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BMW Group doubles sales of fully-electric vehicles in first 9 months of 2022; 7.3% share

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The BMW Group sold a total of 128,196 fully-electric BMW and MINI vehicles in the first nine months of 2022—more than double its BEV sales in the same period of last year (+114.8%). In the third quarter, 52,306 all-electric BMW and MINI vehicles were delivered to customers (+121.6%).

China NEV sales reach record 708,000 units in Sept, CAAM data show

CN EV Post

BEV sales in September were 539,000 units, up 77.2 percent year-on-year, while PHEV sales were 169,000 units, up 177.5 percent year-on-year. The post China NEV sales reach record 708,000 units in Sept, CAAM data show appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Chemours to enter JV with BWT for Nafion-based heavy-duty fuel cell membrane manufacturing

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The Chemours Company, a global chemistry company, plans to enter into a joint venture with BWT FUMATECH Mobility GmbH, an established player in multiple hydrogen markets, focused on fuel cell membrane manufacturing. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals. The joint venture—THE Mobility F.C.

SpaceX fully stacks Starship rocket for the first time in six months

Teslarati

For the first time in more than six months, SpaceX has stacked both stages of its next-generation Starship rocket, creating the largest and most powerful launch vehicle ever fully assembled. It’s not the first time.

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Honeywell introduces new ethanol-to-jet technology

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Honeywell announced a new ethanol-to-jet fuel (ETJ) processing technology that allows producers to convert corn-based, cellulosic, or sugar-based ethanol into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Depending on the type of ethanol feedstock used, jet fuel produced from Honeywell’s ethanol-to-jet fuel process can reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by up to 80% on a total lifecycle basis, compared to petroleum-based jet fuel (based on the EPA’s summary LCA of GHG emissions for sugarcane.).

Honda announces major EV and battery production investment in the US

Electrek

Honda announced today a major investment in producing electric vehicles and batteries in the US. The company is the latest automaker to take that route in order to comply with requirements linked to the new EV tax credit. more….

FREYR Battery in license & services agreement with Aleees for LFP cathode active material

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FREYR Battery has entered into an agreement with Aleees , the Taiwan-based lithium-iron phosphate (LFP) cathode battery material manufacturer. The agreement, which includes ongoing services and support from Aleees, provides FREYR with a worldwide license to produce and sell LFP cathode material based on Aleees’ technology, and to build production facilities leveraging Aleees’ industrial expertise.

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China power battery installations: CATL has 47.8% share in Sept, BYD 22.44%

CN EV Post

CALB ranked third in September with a 6.16 percent share, while Gotion High-tech ranked fourth in September with a 4.33 percent share. The post China power battery installations: CATL has 47.8% share in Sept, BYD 22.44% appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Controlled Thermal Resources appoints Hargrove to manage construction of its first stage Hell’s Kitchen lithium facilities

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Controlled Thermal Resources Limited has appointed Hargrove Engineers & Constructors as engineering contractor on the company’s $1-billion program to recover lithium sustainably from sub-surface geothermal brine in Imperial County, CA. Earlier post.). Hargrove, a full-service engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPC) firm, has extensive experience delivering large scale industrial projects in the power and chemicals sectors.

Tesla Model Y police vehicle spotted pulling drivers over in Liverpool

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Liverpool drivers are being pulled over by a new Tesla police vehicle, LiverpoolEcho reported. The colorful navy and bright yellow Model Y was noticed on Tuesday while driving around Liverpool City Center and East Lancashire Road. Credit: Merseyside PD/ Twitter.

China NEV insurance registrations in 1st week of Oct: Tesla 2,218, NIO 1,228

CN EV Post

NEV insurance registrations by major automakers in China fell in the first week of October due to the National Day holiday. The post China NEV insurance registrations in 1st week of Oct: Tesla 2,218, NIO 1,228 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry Deliveries

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Tesla Playbook: Renault to install network of ultra-fast chargers across Europe

Electrek

While Tesla has been rolling out its global network of 30,000 fast chargers for years, Renault has announced its own plan to build a network of 200 EV ultra-fast-charging stations across Europe, kicking off first in its native France. more….

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Chevy Silverado EV home energy, Foxtron EVs, deeply partisan gas-vehicle ban: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Californians support the 2035 gasoline vehicle ban, but it’s split along party lines. Foxconn previews more Foxtron EVs, and says it will build Indi One. And GM sees an energy business far beyond EVs. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Pearl Harbor Joint Base just broke ground on a big solar-plus-storage system

Electrek

The Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam West Loch Annex just broke ground for the K?pono pono Solar Project, a solar-plus-storage system in O‘ahu, Hawai‘i. more…. The post Pearl Harbor Joint Base just broke ground on a big solar-plus-storage system appeared first on Electrek.

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UK researchers boost battery and solar cell efficiency with quantum computers

Innovation News Network

Experts have developed a cutting-edge algorithm for quantum computers that looks to enhance the efficiency of batteries and solar cells. The post UK researchers boost battery and solar cell efficiency with quantum computers appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Mercedes-Benz sold 30,000 electric vehicles in Q3 as EQS SUV hits showrooms in the US

Electrek

Mercedes Benz released its global Q3 sales report as the luxury automaker ventures toward an all-electric future. In Q3 (July to September), Mercedes Benz sold 30,000 electric vehicles, 115% more than last year.

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Sodium batteries improved with new electrode material

Innovation News Network

A research group from Osaka Metropolitan University has developed a cheaper positive electrode to enhance all-solid-state sodium batteries. The post Sodium batteries improved with new electrode material appeared first on Innovation News Network. Energy Batteries Battery Production Energy Storage

StoreDot’s production-ready EV battery cells achieve 1K extreme fast charging cycles

Electrek

Electric vehicle battery start-up StoreDot announced that its extreme fast charging (XFC) battery cell technology has exceeded 1,000 charging cycles in a production-ready EV form factor. more….

Onshore algae farms could feed ten billion people by 2050

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Cornell University research suggests that onshore algae farms could help feed ten billion people by 2050, enhancing global food security. The post Onshore algae farms could feed ten billion people by 2050 appeared first on Innovation News Network. Environment Aquaculture

GM Energy expands beyond the automaker’s EV business with Ultium Home and Commercial services

Electrek

General Motors has announced a new business unit to expand outside of its current portfolio of EVs and charging network.

NIO aims to be among world's top 5 automakers by 2030

CN EV Post

NIO planned to enter the US market by the end of 2025, but current US policies are complicating things, according to William Li. The post NIO aims to be among world's top 5 automakers by 2030 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO William Li

Electric buses establish a ‘resilience hub’ using V2B for emergency backup power

Electrek

Electric buses are an upgrade over their gas-powered counterparts in every single way.

Tesla FSD Beta 10.69.2.3 observations from testers

Teslarati

Tesla FSD version 10.69.2.3 rolled out shortly after AI Day. The latest update of Tesla’s Full Self Driving software delivers minor bug fixes. Some testers have received v10.69.2.3 and shared their observations with Teslarati. . As previously noted, 10.69.2.3

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SPAN’s new Level 2 EV charger works even if your house has less than 200 amp service

Electrek

Smart electrical panel maker SPAN has shipped the first deliveries of the SPAN Drive – a Level 2 EV charger that doesn’t require a home electrical upgrade – but the caveat is that it has to be paired with SPAN’s panel. more….

Tesla battery supplier CATL expects up to 200% profit increase

Teslarati

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd. CATL), the world’s largest producer of electric vehicle batteries and one of Tesla’s key battery suppliers, anticipates its net profits to rise as much as 9.8 billion yuan ($1.4 billion) in the third quarter.

Watch XPeng AeroHT complete its first international ‘flying car’ flight in Dubai with the X2 eVTOL

Electrek

XPeng’s urban air mobility (UAM) company AeroHT has demonstrated huge progress for eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) vehicles by showcasing its fifth-generation X2 ‘flying car’ publicly taking off, flying, and successfully landing during a demonstration in Dubai.

GM Energy is General Motors' new energy ecosystem

EV Specifications

General Motors announced the introduction of Ultium Home and Ultium Commercial, which in combination with the existing Ultium Charge 360, create a holistic ecosystem of energy management products and services that will be housed under a new business unit called GM Energy.

Using cosmic rays to forecast tropical storms

Innovation News Network

Experts have advanced early weather warning systems, utilising cosmic rays to accurately monitor tropical storms for the first time. The post Using cosmic rays to forecast tropical storms appeared first on Innovation News Network. Environment Atmospheric Science Climate Change