Wed.Sep 21, 2022

Infinium to provide ultra-low carbon electrofuels to Amazon trucking fleet starting in 2023

Green Car Congress

Electrofuels provider Infinium announced an agreement with Amazon to begin using Infinium Electrofuels in the retailer’s middle mile fleet as an ultra-low carbon alternative to traditional fossil fuels.

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Sono shows how solar could save money installed on electric semis and buses

Green Car Reports

German startup Sono Motors plans to launch the Sion solar-assisted electric car, but it's also looking at commercial-vehicle applications for its solar tech.

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SSAB, Oshkosh partner to be first in US to use fossil-free steel in commercial vehicles

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Steelmaker SSAB has started a partnership in fossil-free steel applications with Oshkosh Corporation, a leading producer of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, including heavy-duty truck bodies, fire apparatus, access equipment and other specialty trucks.

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Fisker partners with Wallbox for home-charging ecosystem

Green Car Reports

Fisker on Tuesday announced Wallbox as its official partner for home charging equipment. The two companies will start by offering Fisker Ocean electric SUV owners Wallbox home chargers for purchase through the Fisker website in the United States, Canada, and Europe, Fisker said in a press release.

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NTSB calls for alcohol detection systems in all new vehicles

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??? An investigation into a California crash that killed nine—including seven children—has led the National Transportation Safety Board to call for alcohol detection systems to be included in all new vehicles, according to new recommendations released Tuesday.

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UPDATE: Tesla adds 500k square feet to Gigafactory Texas for ‘ecological paradise’

Teslarati

Update: Elon Musk told Teslarati the expansion plans will accommodate Tesla Giga Texas’s “ecological paradise.” ” Headline and paragraphs have been revised and updated to reflect accuracy based on Musk’s details.

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Allison introduces new eGen 130S electric axle

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Allison Transmission announced the new eGen Power 130S, the latest product to be introduced to the company’s eGen Power family of fully electric axles, this week at IAA Transportation in Hannover, Germany. The new Allison eGen Power 130S was designed specifically to support the heavier 13-ton gross axle weight rating, which is often required by commercial vehicles in Europe and Asia Pacific markets.

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Bollinger Motors and Wabash to develop last-mile refrigerated delivery electric truck

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Bollinger Motors, which recently became a majority owned company of Mullen Automotive ( earlier post ), is partnering with Wabash, a leading truck body and trailer manufacturer, to develop a stronger, lighter, refrigerated truck body on electric chassis.

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SAIC joins forces with CATL and two oil giants to offer battery swap services

CN EV Post

SAIC's Rising Auto, Roewe, MG and Maxus brands will launch battery swap-enabled models, with the Rising Auto R7 being the first such model. The post SAIC joins forces with CATL and two oil giants to offer battery swap services appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies hits multiple manufacturing, customer pilot, and fueling milestones

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a company developing net-zero engine technology ( earlier post ), has hit a number of key milestones through multiple partnerships with customers, manufacturers, and fuel providers.

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GM-Hertz EV plan, Sono solar on semis, Fisker and Wallbox: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Fisker chose Wallbox for home charging. Sono is applying its solar tech beyond its Euro-market Sion EV. And GM and Hertz are teaming up for more electric vehicles in the rental fleet. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. The rental-car giant Hertz plans to order 175,000 GM EVs over five years.

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NVIDIA unveils DRIVE Thor; 2,000 Teraflop centralized car computer; Geely ZEEKR first to adopt

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NVIDIA introduced NVIDIA DRIVE Thor, its next-generation centralized computer for safe and secure autonomous vehicles.

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Tesla replaces Model S Plaid totaled by Service Center: an update

Teslarati

Tesla has officially replaced a Model S Plaid that was totaled by a Service Center employee following a wheel bearing replacement.

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Torc Robotics, Schneider announce pilot to further operationalize Level 4 autonomy for long-haul trucking

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Daimler Truck subsidiary Torc Robotics, a developer of self-driving vehicle technology, announced it is working with Schneider toward implementing a pilot program utilizing Torc’s autonomous test fleet.

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Ford reveals all-new ‘smartphone on wheels’ E-Transit Custom commercial EV van

Electrek

At the Hannover IAA Transportation event, Ford revealed new features and specifications of its all-new E Transit Custom, a fully electric commercial van, or what the automaker calls a “smartphone on wheels.”. more….

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Loop introduces new 120kW fuel cell system; 60% net system efficiency, much earlier fuel-cost parity with diesel

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Loop Energy, a designer and manufacturer of hydrogen fuel cells for commercial mobility, unveiled its new 120 kW fuel cell system at IAA Transportation 2022. Loop Energy said that this new product can achieve fuel-cost parity with diesel by up to eight years earlier than previously possible.

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Here’s how Canadian hydropower will power 1 million New York City homes from 2026

Electrek

The Champlain Hudson Power Express (CHPE), a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) line, will deliver 1,250 megawatts of clean electricity from Canada’s Hydro-Québec , the fourth-largest hydropower producer in the world, to New York City. more….

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Hertz to order up to 175,000 EVs from GM over the next five years

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Hertz and General Motors announced an agreement in which Hertz plans to order up to 175,000 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and BrightDrop EVs over the next five years. Hertz and GM believe this plan is the largest expansion of EVs among fleet customers and the broadest because it spans a wide range of vehicle categories and price points—from compact and midsize SUVs to pickups, luxury vehicles and more.

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Robotic eyes on autonomous vehicles could improve pedestrian safety

Innovation News Network

New research has found that robotic eyes on autonomous vehicles could lead to fewer vehicle-pedestrian collisions. The post Robotic eyes on autonomous vehicles could improve pedestrian safety appeared first on Innovation News Network. Technology Artificial Intelligence Electric Vehicles

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GM and EDF announce recommended principles on EPA emissions standards for Model Year 2027 and beyond

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General Motors and Environmental Defense Fund announced a set of recommendations that seek to accelerate a zero-emissions, all-electric future for passenger vehicles in model year 2027 and beyond. The recommendations were jointly developed by GM and EDF to support the next tier of EPA clean car standards.

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The world’s first Tesla solar neighborhood is becoming reality

Electrek

The world’s first Tesla solar neighborhood is becoming a reality in Austin, Texas, where Tesla is deploying solar roofs and Powerwall in a brand-new development. more…. The post The world’s first Tesla solar neighborhood is becoming reality appeared first on Electrek.

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Amogy and Trafigura to research ammonia cracking technology as a facilitator to global hydrogen supply chains

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Amogy, a developer of energy-dense ammonia power solutions ( earlier post ), and Trafigura , one of the largest physical commodity trading groups in the world, are partnering to study the use of ammonia as a carrier to transport clean hydrogen from point of production to point of consumption.

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Tesla launches CCS adapter for $250, enabling drivers to access public chargers

Electrek

Tesla has officially launched its CCS adapter for $250, enabling Tesla drivers to access public charging stations. This is a product that Tesla owners have been wanting for a long time. more….

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Drunk man fined for punching a Tesla in Australia

Teslarati

An intoxicated man from the port city of Bunbury, Western Australia, punched a Tesla vehicle after getting into a fight with his former partner’s brother at a fast food restaurant, The West Australian reported.

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XPeng officially launches G9 SUV equipped with 15-minute fast charging and an ADAS that can top Tesla FSD

Electrek

After sharing sporadic details since last fall, XPeng Motors has officially launched its new G9 SUV in China, featuring some of the most cutting edge technology overseas.

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Tesla Cybertruck gets more competition: Ram Revolution EV pickup concept set for November unveiling

Teslarati

The market that the Tesla Cybertruck would be competing in is bound to get more crowded this November, with Ram Trucks CEO Mike Koval Jr. noting that the company is looking to unveil its Ram Revolution Concept truck the night before the LA Auto Show in November.

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Harley-Davidson to re-open Del Mar electric motorcycle reservations after first round sold out

Electrek

If you’ve been champing at the bit to put down a reservation for a LiveWire S2 Del Mar electric motorcycle, then we’ve got good news for you. The wait will soon be over as Harley-Davidson’s electric sub-brand LiveWire will be re-opening reservations later this month. more….

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Tesla partners with EV charging reliability platform for Destination network

Teslarati

Tesla is partnering with electric vehicle charging reliability platform ChargerHelp! to survey the status of various chargers in the company’s Destination Charger Network. ChargerHelp!

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Jaguar Land Rover converting Halewood factory to build EVs, saving the factory’s fate

Electrek

Jaguar Land Rover has begun converting its Halewood plant to support the company’s transition to electric vehicles. After several years of uncertainty, workers at the Halewood plant can finally take a deep breath and, for the rest of us, get ready for the first all-electric Land Rover due in 2024.

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Tesla adds a new CCS adapter to store for US customers

Teslarati

Tesla added a CCS adapter to its shop for U.S. customers. The adapter offers charging speed up to 250kW and can be used at third-party charging stations.

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Ideanomics successfully tests first 500 kW charger that powers class 8 EV trucks in under 15 minutes

Electrek

Ideanomics passed a considerable milestone Wednesday as the company announced it successfully tested WAVE’s 500kW ultra-fast wireless charger, a first of its kind that can charge class 8 electric trucks in under 15 minutes. more….

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SpaceX’s first orbital Starship launch “highly likely” in November, says Elon Musk

Teslarati

CEO Elon Musk says that it’s “highly likely” SpaceX will be ready to attempt its first orbital Starship launch in November 2022, and possibly as early as late October. But many major hurdles remain.

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EVgo expands Plug and Charge capabilities to EVs beyond GMs Ultium Charge 360 network including Ford, Polestar

Electrek

US public charging network EVgo has announced an expansion of its Plug and Charge capabilities via its new Autocharge+ technology.

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ET5 could be next NIO model to enter Europe after ET7

CN EV Post

"It’s just like two runners on their tracks," said NIO president Qin Lihong. "If If you have a great lead, you just need to keep your own pace.". The post ET5 could be next NIO model to enter Europe after ET7 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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China has a new Tesla clone, and it starts at just $26,000

Electrek

Chinese automaker Changan Automobile has launched a new electric vehicle that strongly resembles the Tesla Model 3, but it starts at just $26,000. more…. The post China has a new Tesla clone, and it starts at just $26,000 appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla skeptic uses Megapack fire to remind everyone he ‘should be’ shorting the stock

Teslarati

Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) skeptic Michael Burry, known to many as the inspiration for “The Big Short,” used the Megapack fire at the Elkhorn Battery Energy Storage System in Northern California to remind everyone that he “should be” shorting the stock.

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Cops on electric Harley-Davidsons, but with a twist: Police department adopts Serial 1 e-bikes

Electrek

Police departments around the country have been going electric quickly. You might think that means more cops in Teslas and electric trucks , but many departments are seeking out electric two-wheelers for patrol use.

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