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Mercedes-Benz Trucks opens charging park for customers in Wörth

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz Trucks, together with its project partner, the services division of Netze BW, has opened a charging park for customers near the Application Information Center (BIC) in Wörth am Rhein.

Sono Sion EV production form revealed, claims up to 152 miles a week from solar

Green Car Reports

Sono Motors on Monday revealed what it claims is a production-ready version of its Sion solar-assisted EV. Production is scheduled to start in the second half of 2023. The production version gets revised exterior and interior styling, Sono said in a press release.

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PPPL researchers find way to build high-temperature superconducting magnets for fusion devices

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Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have found a way to build high-temperature superconducting magnets made of material that conducts electricity with little or no resistance at temperatures warmer than before.

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Porsche claims it can be more profitable making EVs than gasoline vehicles

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Some automakers have expressed concern about EV costs, but not Porsche. The German automakers claims EVs can be more profitable than its current gasoline models, according to Automotive News.

NTT to study hydrogen transportation through existing pipelines

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NTT Anode Energy Corporation announced a joint research and development project to study safety measures for the mass transportation of hydrogen through existing pipeline infrastructure. The study, being performed in collaboration with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology and Toyota Tsusho is expected to contribute to the realization of a pipeline transportation model for hydrogen that could be implemented globally.

US assembly of ID.4 brings VW closer to "EV for millions" mantra

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen on Tuesday confirmed that production of customer-bound ID.4 models has started at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. The occasion marks the first electric model the automaker has produced in the U.S. Volkswagen says that 190,000 units of the ID.4

Uniper receives €2.375M funding notification for Krummhoern hydrogen storage pilot

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Lower Saxony's Environment Minister Olaf Lies presented the funding notification of €2.375 million for Uniper’s planned hydrogen pilot project at the Krummhoern natural gas storage site.

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DOE awards $3M for 10 high-performance computing projects to improve energy efficiency and material performance

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced $3 million in funding for 10 high-performance computing projects that will advance cutting-edge manufacturing and clean energy technologies. As part of the High-Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) initiative, the selected projects will leverage the expertise and computing capabilities of the U.S.

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Tesla Cybertruck electric pickup surprises in aerodynamic performance simulation

Electrek

The Tesla Cybertruck with its interesting design offered a surprise in the first independent aerodynamic performance simulation test. It comes in at an unofficial 0.39 drag coefficient. more….

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GM signs major Li-ion supply chain agreements: CAM with LG Chem and lithium hydroxide with Livent

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General Motors announced two major Li-ion battery supply chain agreements, one with LG Chem for cathode active material (CAM), and one with Livent for the supply of battery-grade lithium hydroxide. GM now has contractual commitments secured with strategic partners for all battery raw material to support our goal of 1 million units of EV capacity by the end of 2025. —Jeff Morrison, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. LG Chem.

Sono Sion solar EV, ID.4 US production, Ultium federal loan, Porsche’s profitable EVs: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The federal government is likely loaning money to GM’s joint-venture battery operation with LG. VW starts ID.4 production in the U.S. Porsche says it can make EVs profitable—more profitable than gas. And the production Sono Sion makes a bow. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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First visualization of friction at the atomic level

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New research led by the University of Pittsburgh unveils the atomic-scale friction of a single tungsten asperity, or rough edge, in real time, showing atomic motion for the first time with electron microscopy. The work, completed by two labs in the Swanson School of Engineering, was recently published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. Friction and wear are detrimental to functionality and reduce the service life of products with mechanical elements.

Tesla locks 80 miles of customer’s battery range for $4,500 ransom

Electrek

Tesla tried to force a customer to pay $4,500 ransom over 80 miles of range that the company software-locked in his battery pack. The automaker only started to walk back on the strategy to squeeze $4,500 out of its customers after an uproar on social media. more….

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EIA: US became the world’s largest LNG exporter in the first half of 2022

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The United States became the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter during the first half of 2022, according to data from CEDIGAZ. reported by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Compared with the second half of 2021, US LNG exports increased by 12% in the first half of 2022, averaging 11.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d).

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News: 2025 Cadillac Celestiq EV

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Dramatic All-Electric Concept Luxury Sedan Raises the Bar. Cadillac has made the decision to be more than a premium brand offering deluxe sedans and SUVs.

Brine-to-battery company EnergyX secures $450M funding agreement with Global Emerging Markets

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Lithium and battery technology company Energy Exploration Technologies announced a $450-million investment commitment from Global Emerging Markets (GEM). The proceeds from this capital investment will further the company’s commercialization efforts of its direct lithium extraction and refinery technologies.

Next-generation atomic clocks: Advancing quantum technology

Innovation News Network

A research team from Birmingham University, a part of the UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing, has developed next-generation atomic clocks.

Study finds steelmaking by electric arc furnace in US produces up to 75% less carbon emissions

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Steel produced by electric arc furnace (EAF) steelmakers in the US has a carbon intensity that is approximately 75% lower than traditional blast furnace steelmakers. This is the finding of an independent study of steelmakers worldwide conducted by CRU Group, a global business intelligence firm specializing in metals manufacturing.

Arcimoto unveils updated radical 3-wheeled e-bike known as the Mean Lean Machine (MLM)

Electrek

Oregon-based Arcimoto, better known for its three-wheeled 75 mph (120 km/h) FUV electric vehicles, has shown off a new version of its Mean Lean Machine (MLM).

Australian winery readies to power cellar door with Nissan Leaf and V2H

The Driven EV News

A Nissan Leaf and a leafy vineyard in South Australia mark a major shift in the relationship between cars and buildings in Australia. The post Australian winery readies to power cellar door with Nissan Leaf and V2H appeared first on The Driven.

Changan launches Shenlan SL03, another Tesla Model 3 competitor

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The Changan Shenlan SL03 is expected to be a hot seller in China's mainstream NEV market, with steady-state monthly sales expected to top 15,000 units, analysts say. The post Changan launches Shenlan SL03, another Tesla Model 3 competitor appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Tesla’s nickel plans in Indonesia meets opposition from environmental groups

Teslarati

Tesla’s apparent nickel plans in Indonesia have met a challenge from environmental groups urging the Texas-based electric vehicle maker to reconsider its plans to invest in the country’s nickel industry.

ARZOO EVs product portfolio from SKS TRADE India Pvt. Ltd.

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Company Profile: The “ARZOO” electric vehicle brand comes under a pioneer company M/s SKS TRADE INDIA PVT LTD. Which is. The post ARZOO EVs product portfolio from SKS TRADE India Pvt. appeared first on Electric Vehicles_(India).

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Tesla expands its own insurance based on real-time driver data to two more states – now in 10 states

Electrek

Tesla confirmed today that it expanded its own insurance based on real-time driver data to two more states, Utah and Maryland – now in 10 states or 11 if you count California, which has Tesla Insurance but not the real-time data version. more….

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General Motors secures enough cathode active material for 5 million EVs

Teslarati

Just recently, GM CEO Mary Barra stated that the veteran automaker can still outsell Tesla in the United States’ electric vehicle market by the middle of the decade.

Uber starts sending notifications about how to open Tesla doors as it expands its EV rides

Electrek

Uber is expanding its electric vehicle rides through its new “Comfort Electric” option to more cities, and since most of its electric rides come from Tesla vehicles, the ride-hailing company has started sending notifications about how to open Tesla door handles, which can be confusing for first-time riders. more….

General Motors net income sinks 40% in Q2, affirms 2022 outlook

Teslarati

General Motors ( NYSE: GM ) reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2022 this morning. The automaker stated that its net income sank 40 percent during Q2 compared to the same quarter in 2021 due to major parts shortages and production bottlenecks.

California governor calls for a massive 20 GW of offshore wind by 2045

Electrek

Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) has called for California to bump up its offshore wind target to at least 20 gigawatts (GW) by 2045, accelerating its 20 GW target by five years. more…. The post California governor calls for a massive 20 GW of offshore wind by 2045 appeared first on Electrek.

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Elon Musk’s legal team calls out Twitter over alleged pretrial delays

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s legal team has filed a letter to the Delaware Chancery Court, alleging that Twitter is engaging in unnecessary pretrial delays. The letter is addressed to Chancellor Kathaleen McCormick, who would be deciding the case between Musk and the social media company.

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Woes continue for Faraday Future as it delays FF 91 production launch to seek additional capital

Electrek

EV startup Faraday Future continues its uphill battle to get its flagship EV, the FF 91 into production.

Tesla launches new Shareholder Platform for exclusive $TSLA features

Teslarati

Tesla announced it has launched a new, in-house Shareholder Platform, which will allow shareholders to participate in events and access exclusive features.

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Tesla (TSLA) is launching a new shareholder platform to manage its large investor base

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) is launching today a new shareholder platform to manage its large investor base and allow them to participate in events and ask questions. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) is launching a new shareholder platform to manage its large investor base appeared first on Electrek.

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NIO to hold annual general meeting on August 25

CN EV Post

NIO shareholders will consider and adopt resolutions including the reappointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers as its auditor and "????" as an additional foreign name. The post NIO to hold annual general meeting on August 25 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Schwinn Marshall e-bike with 35-mile range sees first discount to $1,260 in New Green Deals

Electrek

Schwinn is a name we likely all know from times past as one of the largest bicycle manufacturers around. Well, they’re finally getting into the e-bike game and today’s deal drops the down to $1,260 at Amazon.

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NIO builds power supply network connecting Beijing to grasslands in North China

CN EV Post

The route covers a total distance of 580 kilometers through several natural landscapes, and NIO has set up three NIO battery swap stations, nine supercharging stations and two destination charging stations along it.

US solar jobs increased 9% in 2021 – here’s how it breaks down by sector and state

Electrek

Solar energy jobs were up in 47 states and increased 9% percent across the United States from 2020 to 2021, reaching a total of 255,037 solar workers, reports the independent nonprofit Interstate Renewable Energy Council ( IREC ). more….

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Tesla sees 18.56% quarterly revenue dip in China due to Covid lockdowns in Q2

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As revealed by Tesla in a Form 10Q filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday, the company’s business in China experienced a quarterly decline in revenue due to the Covid lockdowns that hit the country in the second quarter.

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