Tue.Jul 05, 2022

GAC unveils new higher energy density LFP battery, 1.5L hydrogen engine

Green Car Congress

Among the technologies displayed at 2022 GAC Tech day at the GAC R&D Center was a new-generation LFP battery built on microcrystalline technology (SmLFP).

EV prices soar, as one exec warns of market "collapse" if they don't get cheaper

Green Car Reports

EV prices are soaring at a non-sustainable rate, one auto-industry executive warns. As noted by Autoblog, several automakers have raised prices on their electric models in recent months. Tesla has raised prices multiple times this year, and the GMC Hummer EV got a $6,250 price bump last week.

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Study finds transporting food and ingredients generates 20% of carbon emissions in the global food system

Green Car Congress

A study by researchers in Australia and China has determined that global food-miles account for nearly 20% of total food-systems emissions; moving fruit and vegetables in refrigerated vehicles is particularly emissions-intensive. Their paper appears in the journal Nature Food.

Chevy Bolt EV discount, Toyota tax-credit phaseout, EV market collapse: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Retroactive discounts apply to the Chevrolet Bolt EV and EUV. Toyota likely hit the ceiling for the EV tax credit. Electric trucks could pull off the majority of fleet uses today at a cost advantage. Is the EV market on the verge of collapse over price pressures?

Stellantis, Nidec JV Emotors to begin production this year at Trémery

Green Car Congress

Through investments in two key joint ventures at Trémery-Metz, Stellantis has deployed a vertical integration strategy designed to increase control of the global electrification value chain.

Study: Electric pickups could replace nearly half of gasoline ones—with an ownership-cost savings

Green Car Reports

Pickup trucks are the bestselling vehicles in the United States, and many manufacturers are planning electric versions. That could help fleet operators reduce emissions and ownership costs, according to a new study from Geotab. Geotab is a company that sells vehicle telematics systems.

FortisBC, Suncor, Hazer to pilot methane pyrolysis for hydrogen production with graphite byproduct

Green Car Congress

A partnership between FortisBC Energy Inc., Suncor Energy and Australia-based Hazer Group Limited will use Hazer’s innovative methane pyrolysis technology for the first time in North America to produce hydrogen from natural gas.

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CSIRO launches online Hydrogen Knowledge Center

Green Car Congress

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has launched an online center consolidating Australian hydrogen research and industry activities to supercharge the development of a clean and competitive hydrogen industry.

SpaceX sends Starship prototype to launch pad after engine installation

Teslarati

After several weeks of work back at SpaceX’s Starbase rocket factory, the company has transported a new and improved Starship prototype to nearby test and launch facilities, where it joined a similarly upgraded Super Heavy booster.

Canada publishing final new Clean Fuel Regulations

Green Car Congress

Canada will publish the final Clean Fuel Regulations (CFR) in the Canada Gazette Part II on 6 July 2022. The CFR set increasingly stringent requirements on producers and importers to reduce the carbon intensity of gasoline and diesel. Once fully implemented, the CFR will help cut up to 26.6 million tonnes of greenhouse gas pollution in 2030, or roughly the amount of GHGs currently generated by the entire Canadian economy in two weeks.

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Tesla (TSLA) achieves record monthly production – ready for impressive second half of 2022

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) achieved record production in June – exiting the year’s first half – setting the automaker up for an impressive second half of the 2022. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) achieves record monthly production – ready for impressive second half of 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Britishvolt signs MoU with Posco Chemical to Secure supply of anode and cathode active materials

Green Car Congress

Britishvolt signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Posco Chemical Co. to secure a stable supply of anode and cathode active materials. The MoU, which is targeting a a Joint Development Agreement (JDA), is intended to help provide Britishvolt with a supply of active materials to support its requirements for pilot and volume production of advanced technology battery cells. The MoU also includes the provision for joint materials testing and European Union localization, where practical.

Tesla 4680 structural battery preliminary teardown hints at cool innovations

Teslarati

Tesla is already delivering Model Ys from Gigafactory Texas that are equipped with the company’s 4680 structural battery packs.

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Poseidon Marine H2 engages Avesta Consulting to deliver a proof of concept of diesel & hydrogen dual fuel maritime technology

Green Car Congress

Australia-based Poseidon Marine H2’s technical partner Dynamic Efficiency has engaged Avesta Consulting to conduct a finite element analysis of its versatile marine technology which will allow boats to operate on multiple fuels, including hydrogen and diesel. With work already underway, Avesta Consulting is set to deliver the results in the next six to eight weeks.

Tesla’s Solar Range Extender with Starlink prototype could save lives during disasters

Teslarati

Tesla’s recent prototype of a solar range extender trailer with Starlink will be a game-changer for disaster relief. Tesla Germany recently shared it during the IdeenExpo. Although it is ideally a solution to help customers travel over longer distances, I think it could go further.

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Japan’s first offshore wind farm installs its first turbine

Electrek

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has installed the first wind turbine at Japan’s Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm. Akita Noshiro will feature 33 V117-4.2 megawatt (MW) wind turbines. more…. The post Japan’s first offshore wind farm installs its first turbine appeared first on Electrek.

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Volkswagen-backed battery company Northvolt announces $1.1B expansion

Teslarati

Northvolt, a Swedish battery manufacturer for BMW Group, VW Group, Volvo Cars, Fluence Energy, and Scania Trucks has announced that it has completed a $1.1 billion investment and borrowing round to help expand its manufacturing capabilities.

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Fisker asks extra $5,000 nonrefundable deposit from its Ocean reservation holders

Electrek

Fisker is asking its Ocean reservation holders to shell out an extra $5,000 in a nonrefundable deposit for a “pre-order” when holders have already made a reservation with a deposit for the Ocean electric SUV. more….

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Tesla China demonstrates the importance of OTA updates in latest video

Teslarati

Tesla China demonstrates the importance of over-the-air (OTA) software updates in its latest Giga Principles video. Tesla changed the automotive space when it began using OTA to update the software in its vehicles.

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100% of UK car buyers are ready to go electric for the right price

Electrek

A new study in the UK shows that 100% of new car buyers in the country are ready to go electric for the right price. more…. The post 100% of UK car buyers are ready to go electric for the right price appeared first on Electrek.

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NIO swap stations reach 1,011 as it crosses 1,000th milestone

CN EV Post

NIO's 1,000th battery swap station in Lhasa is its first such facility to use 100 percent clean energy. The post NIO swap stations reach 1,011 as it crosses 1,000th milestone appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO Battery Swap

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GM’s 2024 Chevy Silverado EV hits Detroit roads for testing

Teslarati

General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced that the 2024 Chevy Silverado EV would hit Detroit roads for testing in July. On June 30, Barra tweeted a picture of the Chevy Silverado EV running tests at GM’s Milford Proving Ground.

NIO supplier Innovusion sees 10,000th LiDAR roll off line

CN EV Post

Over the past two years, Innovusion and NIO have worked closely together to optimize the entire high-performance LiDAR supply chain, the LiDAR maker said. The post NIO supplier Innovusion sees 10,000th LiDAR roll off line appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

Ford and Hyundai report over 70% and 30% growth in EV sales

Teslarati

In their respective June sales reports, Ford and Hyundai saw growth in EV sales compared to last year’s second quarter. Ford saw an impressive 76.6% growth in EV sales, while Hyundai posted a respectable ~30% growth year-over-year.

NIO's 1,000th swap station in China to be put into operation in Lhasa

CN EV Post

NIO will hold the NIO Power Day 2022 event online later today, which is expected to provide an update on its plans to build its replenishment facilities. The post NIO's 1,000th swap station in China to be put into operation in Lhasa appeared first on CnEVPost.

“This is going to be great:” Ducati unveils details of V21L electric race bike

The Driven EV News

One of the best motorcycle brands in the world reveals details of its design philosophy for the electric motor bikes it will deliver to the MotoE Championship. The post “This is going to be great:” Ducati unveils details of V21L electric race bike appeared first on The Driven.

Human Horizons officially unveils HiPhi Z, its 2nd premium model under HiPhi brand

CN EV Post

The HiPhi Z features a futuristic design and a price tag of up to 800,000 yuan ($119,280). The post Human Horizons officially unveils HiPhi Z, its 2nd premium model under HiPhi brand appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry HiPhi HiPhi Z Product Launch

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Kia jacks up price of EV6 electric SUV, no longer eligible for rebate

The Driven EV News

Kia has quietly jacked up the prices of its popular and award-winning EV6 electric SUVs by an average of $4,600. The post Kia jacks up price of EV6 electric SUV, no longer eligible for rebate appeared first on The Driven. EV News

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Dirty Boats

Energy Institute at HAAS

Cleaning up the dirtiest mode of transport is hard, but worth it. You were probably expecting some snarky, humor-filled blog post addressing the heedless attack of the judiciary on the … Continue Reading Dirty Boats

Quick Charge Podcast: July 5, 2022

Electrek

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: July 5, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Australia’s Loopit raises funds, sees growing link between EVs and car subscription offers

The Driven EV News

Australia's Loopit says most aspiring electric vehicle customers prefer to subscribe rather than buy a car. The post Australia’s Loopit raises funds, sees growing link between EVs and car subscription offers appeared first on The Driven. EV News

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Enjoy a gas-free experience with Greenworks’ 24V string trimmer at $58, more in New Green Deals

Electrek

If you’re looking for a way to give your yard a finishing touch without using any gas or oil, then do we have the New Green Deal for you. Today, we found the on sale for $58 at Amazon, which comes in at its normal going rate and beats the Woot sale going on today by an.

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BMW begins production of fully electric i7

The Driven EV News

BMW officially launches production of the first series-produced fully electric i7 models at its Dingolfing factory in Germany. The post BMW begins production of fully electric i7 appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV Models EV News BMW BMW i7

Here are the best electric bikes you can buy at every price level in July 2022

Electrek

Here at Electrek , we have spent endless hours undertaking detailed hands-on testing of hundreds of electric bikes. Through the thousands of miles at this point, we’ve gotten to know these e-bikes inside and out, top to bottom and front to back.

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Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 4MATIC+ can now be ordered

EV Specifications

At a price starting at €109,777.50, Mercedes-AMG dealerships are now taking orders for the new Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 4MATIC+ with a WLTP range of 459–526 km. The battery-electric performance saloon is based on the electro-exclusive Mercedes luxury and executive class architecture (EVA2).

GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 sells for three times its MSRP at Las Vegas auction

Teslarati

A GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 has sold for $324,500 at the Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas Auction over the weekend. The original MSRP of the vehicle is about $110,000.

BYD partners with local dealer to tap Dutch NEV market

CN EV Post

Louwman will open offline stores in several Dutch cities to provide a full range of sales and after-sales services for BYD's NEVs. The post BYD partners with local dealer to tap Dutch NEV market appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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