Tue.Sep 27, 2022

Mitsubishi boosts 2023 Outlander PHEV AER to 38 miles; priced from $39,845

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The 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the next generation of the world’s best-selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), is rated to offer 38 miles of all-electric range from a 350-volt, 20kWh lithium-ion battery pack mounted below the floor and between the wheels for a low center of gravity, but minimal loss of ground clearance.

Twitter CEO delays deposition with Elon Musk over personal reasons

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Twitter CEO, Parag Agrawal, delayed the scheduled deposition with Elon Musk over personal reasons, The New York Post reported , noting that this sparked a bit of speculation of a settlement reached between the two sides.

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EIA: US exported record amounts of petroleum products in the first half of 2022

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In the first half of 2022 (January–June), US exports of petroleum products averaged nearly 6 million barrels per day (b/d), the most first-half-of-year exports in Petroleum Supply Monthly data, going back to 1973, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Number of EVs in the US up by 87.5% since 2021

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The number of EVs in the U.S. has increased by 87.5% according to a report by Zutobi which published this year’s version of the US Electric Vehicle Charging Point Report. The increase is up from the 2021 edition of the report which showed a total of 543,610 EVs last year.

2023 PEUGEOT e-208 BEV to use new e-308’s drivetrain

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Man Versus Musk film has ties to Tesla Energy competitors

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Some new information about the Man Versus Musk film has come to light showing ties to one of Tesla’s competitors, EQT-owned Cypress Creek Renewables. Our friends at Tesmanian reported this new find.

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ABB unveils new battery manufacturing methodology to fast-track speed to market for greenfield plants

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ABB recently unveiled its new Plant Optimization Methodology for battery manufacturing, presenting how greenfield battery sites can jumpstart global operations.

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Euro Manganese signs MoU with Statkraft for renewable energy supply for Chvaletice project

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Canada-based Euro Manganese (EMN) signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Norwegian state-owned company Statkraft for the long-term supply of carbon-free renewable energy for Euro Manganese’s flagship Chvaletice Manganese Project (CMP) in the Czech Republic. Statkraft is Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy.

Vermont introduces gas vehicle buyback program

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Vermont has started a gas vehicle buyback program, “Replace Your Ride,” giving owners $3,000 for their old gas vehicles. According to VTDigger , the State of Vermont has introduced a gas vehicle buyback program called “Replace Your Ride.”

UT Austin, Stony Brook researchers develop thicker high-energy-density electrode

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Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Stony Brook University have fabricated a thicker electrode for lithium-ion batteries by controlling nanosheet assembly via the combination of an external magnetic field and drying-based densification. This dense and thick electrode is capable of delivering a high volumetric capacity >1,600 mAh cm ?3 3 , with an areal capacity up to 32 mAh cm ?2 2 , which is among the best reported in the literature.

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Here’s how the UK power sector could ditch 99% of natural gas by 2030

Electrek

The UK’s power sector can bring natural gas generation down to just 1% of electricity by 2030, which would avoid £93 billion ($99.6 million) in gas costs in the same period, according to new modeling from London-based independent energy think tank Ember. more….

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Hitachi Astemo receives EV e-Axle orders from Honda; aiming for $2.8B in electrification business by FY25; more than doubling by FY2030

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Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. has received electric axle (e-Axle) orders for mid-size and large-size battery-electric vehicles from Honda Motor Co., slated for a global rollout in 2026. Hitachi Astemo will deliver a high-performance, integrated drive unit for Honda, with the e-Axle system combining a highly efficient, silicon carbide (SiC) inverter; a square-wire, low-loss and high-efficiency motor; and a compact, quiet gearbox from a gearbox manufacturer.

The trucking company that will go fully electric within three years

The Driven EV News

Trucking company using tippers to transport soil and waste from construction sites intends to be fully electric within three years. Here's why. The post The trucking company that will go fully electric within three years appeared first on The Driven. Electric Work Vehicles EV News Top News

VinFast and Renesas expand partnership to EV development

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VinFast, Vietnam’s first global EV maker, and Renesas Electronics Corporation are expanding their collaboration agreement to include automotive technology development of electric vehicles (EVs) and delivery of system components. As part of the newly expanded agreement, Renesas will provide a broader range of products to VinFast, which will include SoCs, microcontrollers, analog and power semiconductors.

NYC surpasses 4,050 city-owned electric vehicles, meeting its target 3 years ahead of schedule

Electrek

New York City hit a massive milestone as the city announced it has already met its 2025 goal of 4,000 electric vehicles in its fleet. As of September 2022, NYC had replaced around 4,050 gas-powered models with zero-emission electric vehicles. more….

MAN Energy Solutions, ABB to cooperate on dual-fuel electric propulsion concept for next-generation FSRUs and LNG carriers

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MAN Energy Solutions and ABB have signed a Decarbonization Cooperation agreement regarding the development of a next-generation, Dual-Fuel, Electric+ (DFE+) propulsion concept for LNG carriers. The DFE+ concept features the just-launched MAN 49/60DF engine and ABB’s Dynamic AC (DAC) technology and aims to deliver the operational flexibility shipowners need to cut carbon footprints as well as fuel bills for liquefied natural gas carriers.

Hertz in mega EV deal with General Motors, Uber to drop ICE from key fleets by 2030

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Hertz and Uber announce big plans for a large-scale transition to electric vehicles. The post Hertz in mega EV deal with General Motors, Uber to drop ICE from key fleets by 2030 appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News General Motors hertz Polestar 2 Tesla Model 3 Uber

ONYX CTY2 e-bike with 60 miles of range returns to all-time low at $3,500 in New Green Deals

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The ONYX CTY2 is the brand’s latest electric motorbike, and also much more affordable than the RCR e-bike. Delivering the ability to ride for 60 miles on a single charge at up to 20 MPH, the ONYX CTY 2 is on sale for only the second time that we’ve tracked at $200 off.

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Dongfeng Motor's EV arm Voyah begins sending first 500 vehicles to Norway

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Norway is Voyah's first stop in international markets, and it plans to enter more countries, including Sweden, the Netherlands and Denmark, starting in 2023. The post Dongfeng Motor's EV arm Voyah begins sending first 500 vehicles to Norway appeared first on CnEVPost.

Tesla’s used car business is ‘as big as publicly traded used car retailers’

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Tesla claims its used car business is “as big as some publicly traded used car retailers,” and it is expanding fast. more…. The post Tesla’s used car business is ‘as big as publicly traded used car retailers’ appeared first on Electrek.

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More Geely brands to feature Mobileye's assisted driving system besides Zeekr

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Zeekr will also feature Mobileye SuperVision on two new models and work with Mobileye to develop new LiDAR-based features. The post More Geely brands to feature Mobileye's assisted driving system besides Zeekr appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Faraday Future (FFIE) resolves investor dispute, raises up to $100M to launch FF 91

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EV start-up Faraday Future (FFIE) inches one step closer to finally launching its flagship EV, the FF 91, after announcing Monday it has reached an agreement to resolve an ongoing dispute with its largest shareholder to fund production. more….

Chinese self-driving chipmaker Horizon Robotics secures investment from Chery

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Chery is planning at least five models with L2+ assisted driving capabilities based on its E0X platform, which will use Horizon Robotics' Journey 3 chip as the computing cornerstone. The post Chinese self-driving chipmaker Horizon Robotics secures investment from Chery appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Quick Charge Podcast: September 26, 2022

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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 26, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Pony.ai unveils concept robotaxi with foldable steering wheel built with SAIC AI Lab

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Pony.ai to build a fleet of autonomous vehicles equipped with its L4 driverless solutions. The post Pony.ai unveils concept robotaxi with foldable steering wheel built with SAIC AI Lab appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Self-driving Pony.ai

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Aussie electric truck maker SEA joins the race to build a Toyota Hilux EV

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The Australian electric truck maker SEA has revealed plans to launch a Toyota Hilux EV as soon as the second half of 2023.

The Boring Company offers additional $15M to finance San Antonio Loop 

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The Alamo Regional Mobility Authority (RMA) shared that Elon Musk’s The Boring Company (TBC) offered an additional $15 million to finance the San Antonio Loop. “That’s a lot of money that’s not coming from taxpayers to improve community transportation.

NIO says deal with lithium firm Greenwing aims to secure long-term competitiveness

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In the first half of this year there were industry sources saying that NIO was intensively researching lithium mines and that the company was particularly interested in salt lakes in South America, according to local media.

NASA spacecraft successfully slams into asteroid ten months after SpaceX launch

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Ten months after launching into interplanetary space on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirect Test (DART) spacecraft has successfully impacted an asteroid moon.

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BMW i1 And i2 Entry Level EVs Here In 2027, 2028

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The first one to debut is the i1 in 2027, followed by the i2 one year later

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Tesla Fremont Factory is in full throttle in Q3’s final stretch

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The end of the third quarter is coming, and Tesla’s electric vehicle factories are at full throttle. This includes the Fremont Factory, which is filled with vehicles that are ready to be delivered to customers.

Converting Coal Power Plants to Nuclear Gains Steam

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On a planet aspiring to become carbon neutral, the once-stalwart coal power plant is an emerging anachronism. It is true that, in much of the developing world, coal-fired capacity continues to grow.

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Tesla AI Day 2022 Expectations: FSD Beta and Optimus Bot updates

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Tesla AI Day 2022 is just around the corner. As anticipation for the event builds, let’s look at the possible updates Tesla might provide during the event. For the past month or so, Tesla has been rolling out FSD Beta 10.69 and its various iterations.

Deep insights into sodium-ion batteries using calorimetric methods

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The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) outlines how, through cutting-edge calorimetric methods, they enhance the safety of post-lithium and sodium-ion batteries.

General Motors requires workers to report in-person for EV development

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General Motors updated CEO Mary Barra’s “Work Appropriately” policy, requiring workers to report in-person. Automotive News reported that General Motors now requires employees to physically work at its brick-and-mortar offices at least three days a week.

Tesla EV fleet jumps by 10% in South Australia

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Tesla sales ticked up in state of South Australia during August 2022, including 26 new Model Ys. The post Tesla EV fleet jumps by 10% in South Australia appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News EV Sales EV sales south australia Tesla

Wiesmann Starts Taking Reservations For 671-HP Project Thunderbolt

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Customers are required to pay a fully refundable €3,000 deposit to secure an early build slot; deliveries on track to begin in 2024