Thu.Sep 15, 2022

Hyundai Motor puts XCIENT Fuel Cell electric trucks into commercial fleet operation in California with $3.5M from EPA

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Hyundai Motor has secured $3.5 million in 2021 Targeted Airshed Grant (TAG) funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deploy five XCIENT Fuel Cell electric trucks in California.

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Ford aims to make EV markups and haggling history with dealership rules starting in 2024

Green Car Reports

During its annual dealership meeting in Las Vegas, Ford unveiled new rules for selling EVs under its Model E business unit that could put an end to markups and haggling—although they require significant upfront investment by dealers.

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Jeep adds new Willys 4xe to PHEV lineup

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At the 2022 Detroit Auto Show, Jepp introduced the new heritage-inspired 2023 Jeep Wrangler Willys 4xe to Wrangler 4xe electrified lineup.

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Ford ends EV haggling, battery for 600-mile EVs, state charging plans approved: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The federal EV charging network starts to take form with 35 state plans approved and funded. Ford is giving its dealerships a choice on selling EVs, but it means non-negotiable pricing. And could a dual-chemistry approach to EV batteries make a 600-mile range more accessible?

First 35 State plans to build out EV charging infrastructure approved; more than $900M in FY22 and FY23 funding

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The Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced the approval—ahead of schedule under the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program ( earlier post )—of 35 Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure Deployment Plans from States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

“Time to act is now:” Tesla chair says Australia can and should make EVs and batteries

The Driven EV News

Tesla chair Robyn Denholm says Australia can play role in the growing EV and battery sector, but it will take teamwork of private and government stakeholders. The post “Time to act is now:” Tesla chair says Australia can and should make EVs and batteries appeared first on The Driven.

Polestar quadruples number of partners working on climate-neutral Polestar 0 car project

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Polestar is welcoming twelve new partners to the Polestar 0 project to develop a climate-neutral car. Earlier post.) Each partner will focus on certain materials, components and processes involved in the production of cars.

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NSF awards $5M to UM for first remotely accessible, augmented-reality facility for autonomous transportation research

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The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $5.0 million to the University of Michigan to enable academic researchers and students nationwide to access the world’s first cloud-based, augmented-reality testbed for connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies. The award will expand the university’s original CAV proving ground, known as Mcity ( earlier post ), by integrating the physical test track with a software simulation environment.

NIO completes pre-delivery employee training for ET5

CN EV Post

The employee experience for the NIO ET5 has been completed and the consumer-oriented test drives will begin soon. The first delivery of the model is expected to take place on September 30. The post NIO completes pre-delivery employee training for ET5 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Solaris unveils Urbino 18 hydrogen bus

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Solaris unveiled its Urbino 18 hydrogen bus, the company’s second hydrogen bus in its zero-emission offering. Solaris’s new vehicle doesn’t feature a conventional engine compartment as it has been equipped with a modular drive system.

Utes and SUVs are obliterating EV emissions reduction gains

The Driven EV News

Increasing sales of medium and large SUVs and utes are decimating the small reductions in carbon emissions gained from Australia's slow uptake of electric vehicles. The post Utes and SUVs are obliterating EV emissions reduction gains appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News Policy

Stable surpasses 70M EV charging data points analyzed; closes Series A with total funding to $14M

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Stable , an EV charging data analysis platform, has now used its proprietary prediction software to analyze 70 million data points for prospective charging site locations across the US, and has also completed its Series A funding round.

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EU grants €12.4m to STRING for cross-border hydrogen fuel stations

Innovation News Network

Connecting Europe Facility has granted the STRING chair €12.3 million to construct 12 new hydrogen fuel stations across European borders. The post EU grants €12.4m to STRING for cross-border hydrogen fuel stations appeared first on Innovation News Network. Energy

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ABB expands EV charger manufacturing in US

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ABB E-mobility, a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, today announced new manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina. The multi-million dollar investment will increase production of electric vehicle chargers, including Buy America Act compliant ones, and create more than 100 jobs. The new facility will be capable of producing up to 10,000 chargers per year, ranging from 20kW to 180kW in power—suited for public charging, school buses, and fleets.

Under-the-radar startup quietly becomes one of the strongest players in China's self-driving space

CN EV Post

Startup Haomo's self-driving technology has earned two Chinese models five-star safety ratings from Euro NCAP. The post Under-the-radar startup quietly becomes one of the strongest players in China's self-driving space appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

Fujifilm invests $20M in 24M, licenses SemiSolid manufacturing platform

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24M Technologies, Inc. 24M) has licensed its SemiSolid manufacturing platform ( earlier post ) to Fujifilm Corporation. As part of the partnership, Fujifilm will invest $20 million in 24M. The chemistry-agnostic 24M SemiSolid manufacturing platform enables higher energy densities, lower costs, unmatched recyclability and increased safety for next-generation batteries. This new agreement builds on previous investments from Fujifilm in 2020.

MG officially unveils MG4 electric hatch for UK auto market

The Driven EV News

MG unveils details and pricing for MG4 electric hatch, its first EV built on dedicated platform. The post MG officially unveils MG4 electric hatch for UK auto market appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News electric hatchback MG mg4

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Hyundai, Genesis, and Kia’s tech arm Hyundai Mobis announces ‘rapid’ North American EV expansion strategy

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Hyundai Mobis , the parts and tech provider for South Korean automakers Hyundai, Genesis, Kia, and others, revealed its North American EV expansion strategy.

Tesla owner shares tips on increasing EV range

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A Tesla owner, Ted Marena, shared his tips on increasing the range of EVs. Range anxiety is one of the most talked about topics for potential EV owners who are still deciding whether or not to purchase an EV. Last month , a recent study by Parks Associates found that only 26% of U.S.

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Tesla weighs bringing ‘Tesla Center’ strategy to China and closing retail stores

Electrek

Tesla is reportedly considering bringing its “Tesla Center” strategy to China and closing some retail stores in high-rent locations. more…. The post Tesla weighs bringing ‘Tesla Center’ strategy to China and closing retail stores appeared first on Electrek.

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Concerns about the use of AI technology revealed in new study

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A new study has been carried out across Japan, Germany and the US to determine people's concerns about the use of AI technology. The post Concerns about the use of AI technology revealed in new study appeared first on Innovation News Network. Technology Artificial Intelligence

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Tesla is rumored to host a visit from Canadian minister of industry amid factory talks

Electrek

Tesla is rumored to be hosting a visit from Francois-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s industry and innovation minister, amid talks of the automaker building a factory in Canada. more….

One in 10 Tesla Model Ys are being flipped on used car market

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New data reveals one in 10 Tesla Model Ys delivered last month have been put up for sale on the used car market, and at a premium. The post One in 10 Tesla Model Ys are being flipped on used car market appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News Model Y secondhand Tesla used cars

Swappable Battery Motorcycle Consortium grows to 21 members for standardized batteries

Electrek

Polestar begins accepting reservations for Polestar 6 LA Concept edition in China

CN EV Post

The Polestar 6 LA Concept edition is limited to 500 units worldwide, with 10 spots available in China at a suggested retail price of about $240,000. The post Polestar begins accepting reservations for Polestar 6 LA Concept edition in China appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Lightyear 0 solar EV dethrones GM’s EV1 as the most aerodynamic production car ever made

Electrek

As it sits mere months away from bringing its first solar EV to market, Lightyear is once again showcasing the potential of its Lightyear 0.

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Tesla reportedly eyeing closing some showrooms in expensive locations in China, with greater emphasis on lower-cost suburban stores

CN EV Post

Tesla will put more emphasis on lower-cost suburban stores that can also offer repair services to improve service to existing customers, according to Reuters.

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This Zero Emission Mobility (ZEM) EV captures CO2, cleaning the air as it drives

Electrek

Imagine driving behind a diesel truck spewing clouds of smoke into the air while your new fully electric vehicle cleans up its carbon emissions. This dream may soon be a reality.

Tesla continues ramp-up at Giga Berlin, plans further expansion

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Production ramp at Tesla’s first European factory, Giga Berlin, is reportedly going “very well” amid reports of 1,000 cars a week over summer. The post Tesla continues ramp-up at Giga Berlin, plans further expansion appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News Berlin Tesla

Tesla to restrategize in China by ramping service and closing select stores: report

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Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk mentioned that he is putting a lot of time into personally advancing Tesla service to make it “awesome.”

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GAC Aion unveils Hyper SSR electric supercar, boasting acceleration to 100 km/h in 1.9 seconds

CN EV Post

GAC Aion is offering two versions of the Hyper SSR with a pre-sale starting price of RMB 1.286 million, with deliveries to begin in October next year. The post GAC Aion unveils Hyper SSR electric supercar, boasting acceleration to 100 km/h in 1.9 seconds appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Tesla to install first 350kW V4 Supercharger with solar and Megapack in Arizona

The Driven EV News

Twitter sleuths unearth Tesla plans to build first V4 Supercharger station in Yuma County, Arizona, powered by solar and a Megapack battery. The post Tesla to install first 350kW V4 Supercharger with solar and Megapack in Arizona appeared first on The Driven.

Canada Minister’s meeting in California prompts Tesla Gigafactory speculations

Teslarati

Rumors of a potential Tesla Gigafactory in Canada were recently fueled again after Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry François-Philippe Champagne mentioned that he and his team are heading over to California on Friday to meet with an automaker.

Scientists discover origins of mysterious lonsdaleite space diamonds

Innovation News Network

A study has uncovered the enigmatic source of diamonds from outer space known as lonsdaleite, an extremely rare, hexagonal form of diamond. The post Scientists discover origins of mysterious lonsdaleite space diamonds appeared first on Innovation News Network. Space

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Quick Charge Podcast: September 14, 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: September 14, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Nissan approves first bi-directional EV charger for Leaf in US

The Driven EV News

Nissan announces use of bidirectional charger with its Leaf EV has been approved in the US. The post Nissan approves first bi-directional EV charger for Leaf in US appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News Leaf nissan V2G vehicle-to-grid

Vehicle To Home (V2H) How Does It Work?

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Vehicle to Home power supply system, which aims to use EV technology to help power grids cope with peaks in demand, provide power during natural disasters, and make electricity from renewable sources more viable.By