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Resource report concludes Galvanic’s lithium prospect among most prolific in North America

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A recently completed resource report has validated Galvanic Energy’s Smackover prospect as one of the largest lithium brine resources in North America, with sufficient lithium to produce enough batteries for 50 million electric vehicles.

Charge-bot could turn any parking spot into an EV charging space

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Finding space for fixed EV chargers can be difficult, so one startup aims to make chargers mobile. EV Safe Charge recently previewed a mobile charging robot called Ziggy that drivers will be able to summon using a smartphone app or their car's infotainment system.

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Bosch rolls out new eBike products and features including new ABS

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Bosch eBike Systems is presenting eBike innovations for model year 2023 at Eurobike (13 - 17 July in Frankfurt), including a new antilock braking system (ABS). Incorrect braking is one of the main causes of cycling accidents. The front wheel brake on a bicycle is crucial for a short braking distance.

Cadillac Celestiq flagship teased ahead of July 22 debut

Green Car Reports

Another veil lifted on the Cadillac Celestiq electric flagship sedan. General Motors on Wednesday revealed more teaser images of the show car that will debut on July 22. The show car reflects all the possibility of the Celestiq production vehicle.

OptiFuel to repower Argentina’s 400 freight locomotive fleet from diesel-power to CNG and/or RNG

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OptiFuel Systems has signed a Collaboration Agreement with the Argentina Ministry of Transportation through Ferrocarriles Argentinos Sociedad del Estado (FASE).

Redwood Materials aims to recycle all VW and Audi EV batteries in North America

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen Group of America is the latest automaker to team up with Redwood Materials for battery recycling. Redwood will be the designated recycler for all VW EV batteries in North America, as well as those from the Audi luxury brand, the companies said Tuesday in a press release.

Walmart to buy 4,500 Canoo electric delivery vehicles; option for up to 10,000

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Walmart signed a definitive agreement with Canoo to purchase 4,500 all-electric delivery vehicles, beginning with the Lifestyle Delivery Vehicle (LDV), with the option to purchase up to 10,000 units.

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EU investing €1.8B in 17 large-scale clean tech projects

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The EU is investing more than €1.8 billion in 17 large-scale innovative clean-tech projects with a third round of awards under the Innovation Fund. Grants will be disbursed from the Innovation Fund to help bring technologies to the market in energy-intensive industries, hydrogen, renewable energy, carbon capture and storage infrastructure, and manufacturing of key components for energy storage and renewables.

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Hyundai Ioniq 6 vs. Ioniq 5: How sibling EVs' very different designs fit harmoniously

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Hyundai late Wednesday revealed more information about its sleek Ioniq 6 electric sedan, including a timeline for its U.S. arrival. The U.S.-spec

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SwRI tests durability of fuel tank valves for hydrogen-powered vehicles

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Southwest Research Institute is testing the durability of valves on fuel tanks for hydrogen-powered vehicles. Hydrogen is increasingly being considered as an alternative to fossil fuels in the transportation sector. The work is being completed as part of an effort with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to evaluate current testing standards for pressurized hydrogen tank valves.

Canoo electric vans, Celestiq photos, charging robot, VW battery recycling: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Canoo comes back to life with a Walmart order. Redwood will recycle Audi and VW EV batteries. Ziggy the robot will find cars to charge. And GM has a reveal date for the Cadillac Celestiq. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Renault Group and Vitesco Technologies partner to develop power electronics for electric and hybrid powertrains

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Renault Grou and Vitesco Technologies are entering a strategic partnership for the joint development and the production of power electronics in a “One Box” for electric and hybrid powertrains. Under this agreement, both partners will join their forces, contributing by their know-how and experience jointly to develop a power electronics concept. The goal is to combine all components in one housing: the DC-DC converter, the on-board charger OBC and the inverter.

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Aptera asks Congress to make Tesla’s plug and Superchargers the standard for EVs in the US

Electrek

Aptera has launched a petition to ask Congress to make Tesla Superchargers and its plug the standard for electric vehicles in the US. more…. The post Aptera asks Congress to make Tesla’s plug and Superchargers the standard for EVs in the US appeared first on Electrek.

EIA: US LNG exports will fall 6% from 1H 2022 to 2H 2022 following Freeport outage

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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects US liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to average 10.5 billion cubic feet per day during the second half of 2022—a 6% decrease from the first half of the year— according to the agency’s July 2022 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO).

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Tesla loses its head of AI and vision Andrej Karpathy – a big loss for the Autopilot team

Electrek

Andrej Karpathy, senior director in charge of AI and computer vision at Tesla, announced that he is leaving the automaker. It is a big loss for Tesla’s Autopilot team and self-driving effort. more….

Volkswagen Group of America and Redwood Materials to create US supply chain for EV battery recycling

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Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. VWGoA) and Redwood Materials, Inc. Redwood) will collaborate to create a supply chain to recycle Volkswagen and Audi electric vehicle batteries in the United States, with the goal of providing accessible and more sustainable electric mobility for American drivers.

Panasonic selects Kansas as site of its North American 4680 plant: report

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Tesla battery supplier Panasonic has reportedly decided to build its next battery plant in Kansas, USA. The facility is expected to provide high-capacity 4680 battery cells to American electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla.

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Audi, Freiburg University of Mining and Technology investigating bio-leaching and membrane mining for high-tech elements

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The Audi Environmental Foundation, a subsidiary of AUDI AG founded in 2009, has joined forces with the Freiberg University of Mining and Technology to research new ways of mining high-tech elements.

Don't expect slowdown in China NEV growth before penetration reaches 50%, analyst says

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China is the fastest-growing market for EVs, and penetration here is bound to be much higher than in overseas markets, the analyst said. The post Don't expect slowdown in China NEV growth before penetration reaches 50%, analyst says appeared first on CnEVPost.

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SiTration raises $2.35M in pre-seed funding to support development of new separation processes for battery recycling

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SiTration , an MIT spinoff developing new separation processes for materials extraction, raised $2.35 million in pre-seed funding led by Azolla Ventures with participation from the MIT-affiliated E14 Fund. The funding will enable SiTration to accelerate hiring and ramp up development of its technology for the recovery of critical materials in the lithium-ion battery recycling process.

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Hyundai officially debuts new IONIQ 6 with 379 mile range, teases upcoming IONIQ N performance EV

Electrek

This evening, Hyundai globally debuted the IONIQ 6, which it describes as an “electrified streamliner.” Because it shares the same 800V E-GMP platform as the IONIQ 5, the IONIQ 6 makes its debut with a lot of the same features.

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XPeng CEO shows how you can drive a flying car like a car

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XPeng's technology unit, HT Aero, takes the way cars operate and applies it to the flying system to make learning to fly less difficult. The post XPeng CEO shows how you can drive a flying car like a car appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. XPeng HT Aero

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Tesla battery supplier Panasonic teases impressive increases in capacity

Electrek

Panasonic, which grew into a major battery cell supplier in the EV industry through its partnership with Tesla, is now teasing some important improvements in battery capacity. more…. The post Tesla battery supplier Panasonic teases impressive increases in capacity appeared first on Electrek.

Chinese state paper article calls for more policies to spur NEV consumption

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China needs to further optimize NEV consumption to provide support for stable auto consumption and economic growth, according to an article in Economic Daily. The post Chinese state paper article calls for more policies to spur NEV consumption appeared first on CnEVPost.

Polestar reports 125% increase in electric car sales, becomes a quiet success in EV space

Electrek

Polestar is reporting a 125% increase in electric car sales during the first half of 2022. The small automaker that spun off from Volvo is becoming a quiet success in the EV space. more….

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Hyundai to build dedicated EV factory in South Korea

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Hyundai Motor plans dedicated electric vehicle factory in South Korea - the first it has built in South Korea in almost three decades. The post Hyundai to build dedicated EV factory in South Korea appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News ev mau

Panasonic is building a battery factory in Kansas to supply Tesla with new 4680 cell

Electrek

Panasonic is reportedly going to build a new battery cell factory in Kansas to supply Tesla with its new 4680 cell. Update : the governor has now made the project official. more…. The post Panasonic is building a battery factory in Kansas to supply Tesla with new 4680 cell appeared first on Electrek.

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Hongqi's E-HS9 electric SUV reaches 1,000 units delivered in Norway

CN EV Post

In January, deliveries of the Hongqi E-HS9 began in Norway, with a starting price of NOK 619,900 ($60,500). The post Hongqi's E-HS9 electric SUV reaches 1,000 units delivered in Norway appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry Hongqi

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Candela C-8 first flight: Testing the most premium flying electric boat in the world

Electrek

Let’s be real: there just aren’t that many flying electric boats in the world. But even if there were, the Candela C-8 would undoubtedly be at the top of the list for premium models.

NHTSA won’t allow EVs to have unlimited or custom pedestrian alert sounds

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated recently that it will not allow electric vehicles to have an unlimited amount of custom sounds that could be used as pedestrian alert tones. In 2019, the NHTSA passed FMVSS no.

26% of US households use electricity as their only energy source – but there’s a caveat

Electrek

In 2020, 26% of US households – that’s 32.25 million out of 123.53 million homes – used electricity as their only source of energy, according to the US Energy Information Administration. But what the EIA doesn’t note is what fuels that “electricity as the only source of energy.”. more….

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Tesla asks owners in Texas to take stress off the grid with upcoming heat wave

Teslarati

Tesla is asking owners in Texas to avoid Supercharging their vehicles during peak hours as a heatwave is set to hit the Lone Star State.

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AMPLY Power partners with Lightning eMotors to deliver OMEGA charging software to fleets

Electrek

AMPLY Power announced the deployment of its new “Powered by AMPLY” Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, beginning with a new partnership with commercial EV manufacturer Lightning eMotors. Lightning eMotors’ future EVs will feature AMPLY’s OMEGA charge management software. more….

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Tianqi Lithium expects H1 net profit to rise over 110 times year-on-year

CN EV Post

Tianqi Lithium attributed the big increase in its first-half results to the significant growth in sales volume and selling price of its lithium products. The post Tianqi Lithium expects H1 net profit to rise over 110 times year-on-year appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Best Prime Day 2022 deals: Greenworks tools, Segway electric scooters, more

Electrek

Amazon has arrived, and the team at 9to5Toys will be working around the clock in order to bring you all of the best discounts over the next several days.

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Hyundai reveals Ioniq 6 – young, hip, efficient and latest challenge to Model 3

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Hyundai debuts Ioniq 6 electric sedan with "premium appeal without premium price" aimed at hip, tech-savvy crowd. The post Hyundai reveals Ioniq 6 – young, hip, efficient and latest challenge to Model 3 appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News

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Tesla Model Y Display At ION Orchard In Singapore

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The Tesla Model Y is visiting the ION Orchard in Singapore until July 24, Esquire Singapore reported. The ION Orchard is Singapore’s premier mall. It has eight levels with over 300 retail, entertainment, and food and beverage stores.