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All-in-one solar-powered tower makes carbon-neutral kerosene in the field at pilot-scale

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Researchers in Europe led by a team from ETH Zurich have designed a fuel production system that uses water, CO 2 , and sunlight to produce aviation fuel.

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USPS gives in to pressure, boosts plan for electric vehicles to half of future fleet

Green Car Reports

Pressured by the White House, Congress, and environmental groups, the United States Postal Service (USPS) now plans for electric vehicles to comprise half of its future mail-truck fleet.

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EIA: New refineries will increase global refining capacity in 2022 and 2023; China leads

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that global refining capacity decreased by 730,000 barrels per day (b/d) in 2021—the first decline in global refining capacity in 30 years. In the United States, refining capacity has decreased by about 1.1

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Ford battery plans, Taycan range and efficiency gains, USPS gives in: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The US Postal Service gives in to pressure and makes a major boost in the number of electric mail delivery trucks it’s ordering. The Porsche Taycan gets better range, plus a bunch of other updates.

ZF presents advanced steer-by-wire technology for the front axle

Green Car Congress

During an annual global technology event, ZF presented its advanced steer-by-wire technology for the front axle and announced that this technology will be launched with industrial scale by a major global automaker within the next year.

Ford aims to boost EV production—and LFP batteries are part of it

Green Car Reports

Demand far exceeds supply for Ford electric vehicles such as the Ford F-150 Lightning and Ford Mustang Mach-E. But on Thursday, Ford confirmed some of the details on how it’s going to take advantage of that demand and dramatically ramp up its EV production over the next few years.

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BMW Group hosts first conference on Quantum Computing for Automotive Challenges

Green Car Congress

The BMW Group is hosting the first conference on Quantum Computing for Automotive Challenges. The BMW Group sees its role not only as one member of the quantum computing community but wants to actively network, collaborate and thereby bridge the gap between foundational and applied research.

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Study finds solid-state batteries could reduce the carbon footprint of an EV battery by up to 39%

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Solid-state batteries could reduce the carbon footprint of electric vehicle batteries by up to 39%, according to a study commissioned by European environmental NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) from Minviro , a company specializing in raw material life-cycle analysis, which compared emerging solid-state technology to current battery chemistries.

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Tesla Robotaxi gets listed as vehicle “in development” in Q2 update letter

Teslarati

In previous quarters, Tesla’s Update Letters have only listed the words “future product” when referring to upcoming projects that are in development.

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Bosch releases two new EV chargers for faster and safer charging

Green Car Congress

Bosch released two new electric vehicle (EV) chargers: the EV300 Level 2 EV Charging Station and EV3000 DC Fast Charger. Both chargers were created to provide a more affordable charging option without compromising safety and charging capabilities.

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Elon Musk is at risk of losing top Tesla lieutenant over suspicious order of ‘special glass’

Electrek

Elon Musk is reportedly at risk of losing his top lieutenant at Tesla over a suspicious order of ‘special glass’ that some suspect might have been for the CEO. more….

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All-new Renault Austral premieres the 3rd generation of 4CONTROL Advanced; 4-wheel steering

Green Car Congress

The all-new Austral premières the third generation of Renault’s 4-wheel drive system: the 4CONTROL Advanced. Renault is introducing 4-wheel steering technology in the new CMF-CD platform.

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BYD, Leapmotor reportedly in talks to take over GAC-Stellantis plant in Changsha

CN EV Post

On July 18, Stellantis and GAC announced that they will terminate the joint venture GAC-Stellantis. The post BYD, Leapmotor reportedly in talks to take over GAC-Stellantis plant in Changsha appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. BYD Leapmotor

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US Postal Service planning to boost purchases of EVs significantly; NGDVs and COTS EVs

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The US Postal Service plans to boost its purchase of EVs based on what it says are refinements to the Postal Service’s overall network modernization, route optimizations, improved facility electric infrastructure, and availability of vehicles and technology.

Volvo partners with ACT to design zero emission emergency services vehicles

The Driven EV News

Volvo signs landmark partnership with ACT Emergency Service Agency to develop zero emission operational emergency services vehicles. The post Volvo partners with ACT to design zero emission emergency services vehicles appeared first on The Driven. Electric Work Vehicles EV News

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Volkswagen’s CARIAD and STMicroelectronics to co-develop chip for software-defined vehicles

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CARIAD, the software unit of Volkswagen Group, and STMicroelectronics will shortly launch the joint development of an automotive system-on-chip (SoC). Together, CARIAD and ST are developing tailored hardware for connectivity, energy management, and over-the-air updates making vehicles fully software-defined, secure, and future-proof. The planned cooperation targets the new generation of Volkswagen Group vehicles that will be based on the unified and scalable software platform.

Lightning eMotors unveils 2nd-generation portable DC fast charger with 420 kWh capacity

Electrek

EV manufacturer Lightning eMotors has unveiled its latest generation of its Lightning Mobile chargers to support commercial and consumer EVs.

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NXP collaborates with Foxconn on next generation vehicle platforms

Green Car Congress

NXP Semiconductors signed a memorandum of understanding with Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) jointly to develop platforms for a new generation of smart connected vehicles.

Audi Q4 e-tron officially launched in China to take on Tesla Model Y, NIO ES6

CN EV Post

The Audi Q4 e-tron is priced in China in the range of RMB 299,900 ($44,330) - RMB 377,100 and will compete with models including the Tesla Model Y and NIO ES6. The post Audi Q4 e-tron officially launched in China to take on Tesla Model Y, NIO ES6 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Toyota’s diesel line-up in Western Europe to be made compatible with HVO100 diesel fuel

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Toyota’s toughest, body-on-frame models in Europe are to be made compatible with HVO100 diesel, a non-fossil fuel made from 100% renewable sources such as waste cooking oil. Both the Land Cruiser and Hilux will join the Proace family of light commercial vehicles in being compatible with HVO100 diesel. HVO100 (hydrated vegetable oil) meets the EN 15940 European quality standard for paraffinic diesel.

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The coolest electric bikes (and other fun stuff!) we saw at Eurobike 2022

Electrek

Eurobike 2022, one of the largest bicycle trade shows in the world, took on a new life this year as it moved to a larger venue in Frankfurt, Germany. Electrek was on site to check out all the latest news and unveilings from the electric bike world.

BASF and TODA to expand their Japanese JV’s capacity for high nickel cathode active materials

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BASF and TODA KOGYO will further expand the production capacity of BASF TODA Battery Materials LLC (BTBM) at the Onoda site in Japan. BTBM is a BASF majority-owned joint venture with TODA formed in 2015 (BASF 66%; TODA 34%). BTBM Onoda site. Located in Sanyo-Onoda city, Yamaguchi prefecture, the Onoda site was built for cathode material production in 2003. The production facilities were expanded in 2011, 2012 and 2017.

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HBK DAQ System helps General Atomics develop aerospace electric motor (whitepaper)

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Sponsored by HBK. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) Group is a global leader in the research, design, and manufacture of first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems.

Quick Charge Podcast: July 21, 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 21, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

CATL to provide LFP battery packs for Ford EVs sold in North America starting next year

CN EV Post

CATL will provide LFP battery packs for the Ford Mustang Mach-E sold in North America starting next year and for the F-150 Lightning starting in 2024. The post CATL to provide LFP battery packs for Ford EVs sold in North America starting next year appeared first on CnEVPost.

New Tesla orders no longer include Standard Connectivity for life

Teslarati

The final day to purchase a Tesla with lifetime Standard Connectivity for free has passed. The automaker no longer offers lifetime Standard Connectivity on any vehicle orders placed after July 20, 2022. It will expire after eight years.

Tesla’s energy division achieves record quarter for everything except solar roof

Electrek

Tesla’s energy division, Tesla Energy, has achieved a record quarter on many levels, but the company didn’t have a word for its problematic solar roof product. more…. The post Tesla’s energy division achieves record quarter for everything except solar roof appeared first on Electrek.

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Software update will bring range, efficiency boost to 2023 Porsche Taycan—earlier models, too

Green Car Reports

The 2023 Porsche Taycan gets updated software that will provide a range and efficiency boost. And that same software will be offered for older Taycan models.

Ford is testing a robotic EV charger to assist disabled, elderly, and less mobile drivers

Electrek

As EV adoption begins to grow, many drivers will face early charging issues since they’re not used to the charging process, which differs from a gas station visit. While there is certainly a learning curve, the process is relatively simple for most people.

BYD marches into Japan, home turf of Toyota and Honda

CN EV Post

The BYD Atto 3 is expected to launch in Japan in January 2023, the Dolphin in mid-2023 and the Seal in the second half of 2023. The post BYD marches into Japan, home turf of Toyota and Honda appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. BYD BYD Japan

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EV conversion specialist Everrati launches new division to help other businesses electrify their luxury vehicles

Electrek

Everrati Automotive Limited has announced the launch of a new division called Everrati Advanced Technologies, focused on consulting and guiding other businesses in EV conversions of their specialist and luxury vehicles using Everrati platforms and its other technologies. more….

Thousands of Tesla Model 3 and Model Y EVs are on their way to Australia

The Driven EV News

Tesla Model 3 and Model Y customers told to expect their long awaited deliveries in the second week of August. The post Thousands of Tesla Model 3 and Model Y EVs are on their way to Australia appeared first on The Driven. EV News Top News

The US DOE funds more EV charging with $96M to decarbonize domestic transport

Electrek

The US Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $96 million to fund the decarbonization of domestic transport with a focus on expanding EV charging. . more…. The post The US DOE funds more EV charging with $96M to decarbonize domestic transport appeared first on Electrek.

CATL to invest up to $2.1 billion in new production base in Shandong province

CN EV Post

CATL will work with Shandong to promote the development of the local new energy battery and materials, battery swap and energy storage industries, as well as the electrification of ships. The post CATL to invest up to $2.1

Tesla Cybertruck has NOT been canceled in Australia.

Teslarati

There is a false report circulating claiming that the Tesla Cybertruck has been canceled in Australia. This is entirely false and very misleading. Jason Cartwright with TechAU sets the record straight. The misleading report.

Zeekr teases Zeekr 009, confirms efforts in building electric MPV

CN EV Post

It's the world's first "native" all-electric luxury MPV, a flagship model based on Geely's SEA architecture, Zeekr said. The post Zeekr teases Zeekr 009, confirms efforts in building electric MPV appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Zeekr MPV Zeekr 009

Tesla ($TSLA) short sellers lost $1.55 billion over the past 30 days

Teslarati

Tesla’s ($TSLA) short sellers are down by $1.55 billion according to a report by S3 Partners. Yesterday, Tesla reported very strong Q2 results and the news isn’t good for those hoping for Tesla’s failure as a company.