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Isuzu, Toyota, Hino, and CJPT to promote planning and development of mass-market light-duty fuel cell electric trucks

Green Car Congress

Isuzu Motors, Toyota Motor, Hino Motors, and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) will jointly plan and develop light-duty fuel cell (FC) electric trucks for the mass-market.

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Hyundai $20,000 EV, Blazer EV patrol car, solid-state CO2 benefits, VW’s Scout: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen shifts its top U.S. executive over to Scout. Solid-state batteries could help give EVs a lighter carbon footprint. Hyundai is working on a cheap electric small car. And GM confirms electric police vehicles. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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NJEDA expanding EV incentive program with $45M more for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles

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The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is expanding the New Jersey Zero Emission Incentive Program (NJ ZIP) to support businesses and institutions statewide that are purchasing new, zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles operating in New Jersey. Last week, the NJEDA’s Board approved the $45-million expansion, through its Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) allocation, doubling the amount of funding dedicated to the program.

Solid state tech could reduce EV batteries' carbon footprint by 39%, research suggests

Green Car Reports

Solid state batteries could reduce the carbon footprint of electric cars by 39%, according to a new report commissioned by environmental advocacy group Transport & Environment (T&E).

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BMW Group launches pilot for automated driving in-plant

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The BMW Group is launching a unique project that will see cars maneuver around production without requiring a driver.

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Chevy Blazer EV Police Pursuit Vehicle likely to speed patrols’ electric shift

Green Car Reports

The 2024 Chevy Blazer EV that was revealed earlier this week might soon be one to look out for in the rearview mirror—not just because it includes a go-fast SS version.

PNNL ShAPE cuts energy required for aluminum extrusion process in half

Green Car Congress

Lighter vehicles can travel farther on less energy, hence driving demand for lighter automotive components.

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Six Japan-based companies establish Research Association of Biomass Innovation for Next Generation Automobile Fuels

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ENEOS Corporation, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Subaru Corporation, Daihatsu Motor Co.

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Report: Hyundai is developing a $20,000 EV for Europe

Green Car Reports

Hyundai is developing an affordable EV for Europe that would cost roughly $20,000, the automaker's European marketing boss said in a recent interview with Automotive News Europe.

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Skeleton investing €220M to build supercapacitor factory in Germany partnership with Siemens

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Skeleton Technologies and Siemens are partnering on the development, planning and implementation of a fully automated, digitalized manufacturing plant to produce supercapacitors in Markranstädt, Leipzig —Skeleton’s second manufacturing site in Saxony. The economies of scale provided using Siemens’ technology, combined with the use of Skeleton’s patented “curved graphene” material, are expected to lower the production costs by almost 90% after the completion of this 5-year project.

NIO reaffirms 150-kWh solid-state battery for delivery in Q4, with flexible upgrades for users

CN EV Post

The battery will give the NIO ES8 a range of 850 kilometers, the ES6 a range of 900 kilometers and the ET7 a range of more than 1,000 kilometers. The post NIO reaffirms 150-kWh solid-state battery for delivery in Q4, with flexible upgrades for users appeared first on CnEVPost.

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ACWA Power signs MoU with POSCO to explore production of green hydrogen and green ammonia

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ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor and operator of power generation, desalinated water and green hydrogen plants worldwide, has signed a memorandum of understanding with POSCO Holdings, the holding company of South Korea’s POSCO Group. The agreement will involve the joint development of green hydrogen and its derivatives such as green ammonia, to decarbonize POSCO Group’s power generation and its steel manufacturing processes, along serving other Korean clients of POSCO Group.

First Ampol EV charger site goes live and is free until August

The Driven EV News

Petrol retailer Ampol's first EV fast-charging site has opened to public in the Sydney suburb of Alexandria. The post First Ampol EV charger site goes live and is free until August appeared first on The Driven. Charging EV News Top News ampol EV charging networks fast chargers

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Hyundai Motor Group and Safran sign MoU on cooperation for advanced air mobility development

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Hyundai Motor Group and Safran, the world’s second-largest aircraft equipment manufacturer, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore and identify possible opportunities in Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) industry that would be beneficial to both parties and potential customers. The Group and Safran agreed to explore potential cooperation in various fields such as electric propulsion systems, avionics and flight control, and cabin interiors, but not limited to those.

Deutsche Bank tells how they feel about Chinese EVs after test drives in Norway

CN EV Post

Edison Yu's team hosted their first China EV Ride & Drive event with investors in Oslo last week, where participants had the opportunity to test drive models including the NIO ES8, XPeng P7, Zeekr 001, and Aiways U5.

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Suzuki, Daihatsu, Toyota, and CJPT to introduce mini-commercial van electric vehicles in FY2023

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Suzuki Motor, Daihatsu Motor, Toyota Motor, and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) have agreed to work towards the market introduction of mini-commercial van electric vehicles (BEVs) in FY2023. Mini-commercial vehicles cover areas accessible only to them because of their small size and are important in supporting last-mile logistics.

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Hyundai plans a new small electric car for less than $20,000

Electrek

Hyundai has confirmed that it joined the race to build a new small electric car for less than $20,000. However, it sounds like only European markets might get access to it. more…. The post Hyundai plans a new small electric car for less than $20,000 appeared first on Electrek.

easyJet and Rolls-Royce partner on hydrogen engine development for range of aircraft; H2ZERO

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easyJet and Rolls-Royce are partnering to develop hydrogen combustion engine technology capable of powering a range of aircraft, including those in the narrow-body market segment. Both companies have committed to working together on a series of engine tests on the ground, starting later this year and have a shared ambition to take the technology into the air. The objective of the partnership is to demonstrate that hydrogen has the potential to power a range of aircraft from the mid-2030s onwards.

Rolls-Royce, Hyundai join forces on all-electric and hydrogen flight technology

The Driven EV News

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai join forces on battery-electric and fuel cell electric solutions for both urban and regional "air mobility" markets. The post Rolls-Royce, Hyundai join forces on all-electric and hydrogen flight technology appeared first on The Driven.

Phillips 66 and H2 Energy Europe form JV to build European network of hydrogen refueling stations: JET H2 Energy

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Phillips 66 and H2 Energy Europe have closed on a 50-50 joint venture to set up and operate a network of hydrogen refueling retail sites in Germany, Austria and Denmark. JET H2 Energy Austria GmbH (JET H2 Energy), the joint venture between subsidiaries Phillips 66 Limited and H2 Energy Europe SA, will combine the retail expertise of Phillips 66 and the hydrogen expertise of H2 Energy and be well positioned to boost the development of hydrogen in Europe.

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NIO warns of illegal token offerings in its name

CN EV Post

NIO has no plans to issue any digital currencies, nor has it authorized any third parties to issue digital currencies, it said. The post NIO warns of illegal token offerings in its name appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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ROAM launches production-ready Air electric motorcycle with two swappable battery packs

Electrek

Swedish-Kenyan mobility company ROAM has launched its first production-intent model of electric motorcycles designed for both urban and rural terrain in Africa.

Giga Shanghai becomes Tesla's largest facility with annual capacity of over 750,000 vehicles

CN EV Post

Tesla's California plant has an annual capacity of 650,000 units, while its Berlin and Texas plants both have an annual capacity of more than 250,000 units. The post Giga Shanghai becomes Tesla's largest facility with annual capacity of over 750,000 vehicles appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Tesla (TSLA) reports massive increase in production capacity across all factories

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) is reporting a massive increase in production capacity across all its factories, closing in on a 2 million vehicle annual production capacity. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) reports massive increase in production capacity across all factories appeared first on Electrek.

SpaceX Starlink launch to smash California pad turnaround record

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SpaceX says it’s on track to launch another batch of polar Starlink satellites from the West Coast as early as 10:39 am PDT (17:39 UTC), Thursday, July 21st.

Tesla surpasses 35 million miles driven on Full Self-Driving Beta, and pace is ramping up

Electrek

Tesla is reporting that its fleet of customers driving with the Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta has now surpassed 35 million miles driven, and the pace is ramping up. more…. The post Tesla surpasses 35 million miles driven on Full Self-Driving Beta, and pace is ramping up appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla’s V4 Supercharger seems to appear in new project plans

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Tesla’s V4 Supercharger appeared in new project plans for a site in Danvers, Massachusetts, with a design that is strikingly similar to the company’s 72 kW Urban Supercharger.

EV reckoning comes to Ford as it cuts 8,000 ICE jobs to focus on electrification

Electrek

Innovation forward does not always come without sacrifice. According to a report earlier today, Ford Motor Company is planning to cut as many as 8,000 jobs, pertaining mostly to positions in the American automaker’s internal combustion division.

NEVs account for 45.1% of new vehicles registered in Shanghai in H1

CN EV Post

As a comparison, China's NEV penetration rate was 24 percent in the first half of the year. The post NEVs account for 45.1% of new vehicles registered in Shanghai in H1 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry

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Tesla (TSLA) releases Q2 2022 financial results: another beat despite tough quarter

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) has released its financial results and shareholders letter for the second quarter of 2022 after market close today. We are updating this post with all the details from the financial results, shareholders’ letter, and the conference call later tonight. Refresh for the latest information.

Space Situational Awareness: Achieving space sustainability

Innovation News Network

Connie McCreath, Operations Manager of Northern Space and Security Ltd, discusses the company’s critical role in the Space Situational Awareness industry. Space has become a significant contributor to modern society.

Biden to expand offshore wind power in the Gulf of Mexico

Electrek

US President Joe Biden today announced that his administration will pursue the development of offshore wind energy in the Gulf of Mexico, which is already a hub for oil and gas production. more…. The post Biden to expand offshore wind power in the Gulf of Mexico appeared first on Electrek.

All Porsche Taycans will upgrade to 2023 model year software

The Driven EV News

With over 75,000 models already delivered around the globe, Porsche announces all Taycans will receive 2023 software upgrade. The post All Porsche Taycans will upgrade to 2023 model year software appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News

Tesla stops scheduling solar roof installations in most markets

Electrek

Tesla has paused scheduling new solar roof installations in most markets in the US. It’s not clear what’s happening, but the deployment of the solar product is at a crawl and way behind Elon Musk’s goal. more….

Tesla aims to start 4680 production in Giga Texas the end of Q3 2022

Teslarati

Tesla aims to start ramping 4680 cell production at Gigafactory Texas by the end of Q3 2022. By the end of the year, Tesla hopes the battery factory in Austin can exceed the Kato line’s weekly output. Tesla Giga Texas already produced its first 4680 cells.

ZeroAvia secures $30M in additional funding to get its hydrogen-electric planes to the skies

Electrek

Hydrogen-electric plane developer ZeroAvia announced it has garnered an additional $30 million in funding from both new and returning investors, including International Airlines Group (IAG).

Tesla highlights Vision’s enhancements on seat belt safety feature

Teslarati

At the recent TSLA earnings call, Elon Musk briefly highlighted how Tesla Vision enhanced a seat belt safety feature introduced in Update 2022.20. .