Wed.Aug 24, 2022

Orange EV takes electric yard truck rental program nationwide

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Orange EV has expanded its yard truck rental program to offer the largest electric spotter rental fleet across the United States. These all-electric rentals are now available in 48 states, providing increased uptime and reduced costs.

Every US EV costs less than $1,000 a year to fuel, according to federal estimates

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Any light-duty electric vehicle available in the United States for the 2022 model year will save drivers thousands of dollars over gasoline or diesel vehicles, the Department of Energy said last week in a blog post. Every U.S.-market

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Nornickel to add new nickel and cobalt alloys to its range

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Russia-based Nornickel has begun prototyping new nickel- and cobalt-based alloys, which are of high demand in the aviation, space, nuclear, chemical and oil and gas industries. The project is implemented at the company’s Kola Division.

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EV vs. gasoline cost to fuel, Toyota and CARB, Polestar on water: Today’s Car News

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Polestar battery tech is going into some fast, efficient watercraft. Toyota and CARB are cooperating. And EVs cost far less to “fuel” than gasoline vehicles. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. According to recent estimates from the Department of Energy, every U.S.-market

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Gatik and Cummins integrate Gatik’s autonomous driving technology with Cummins’ advanced powertrain

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Gatik will collaborate with Cummins to integrate Gatik's autonomous driving system with Cummins’ advanced powertrain solution in Gatik’s fleet of medium-duty trucks.

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Polestar agrees to supply batteries and charging tech to boat company Candela

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Electric car maker Polestar on Tuesday announced a multi-year agreement to supply batteries and charging systems to electric boat maker Candela.

Electrify America uses Roaming EV Test Fleet program to check on chargers

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In 2021, the Electrify America charging network registered more than 1.45 million customer charging sessions in Canada and the US—five times the customer charging sessions over 2020.

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Polestar to provide batteries to Candela for electric boats

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Swedish electric car maker Polestar will provide battery and charging systems for Candela’s highly efficient flying boats. The battery deal will enable Candela to scale up production swiftly, bringing mass-market electric boats one step closer to reality.

Tesla Vision rolling out to older vehicles with radar in update 2022.20.9

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Tesla Vision has started rolling out to older vehicles with radar in over-the-air update 2022.20.9. Not A Tesla App reported that two vehicles using radar transitioned to Tesla Vision with update 2022.20.9. One is a 2021 Model S, and the other is a refresh Model X. .

Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center adds four new projects to latest five-year research phase

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Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) announced four additional research projects are being added to the next phase of its pioneering automotive safety research.

Scientists have increased the life of fuel cells – why that matters for solar and wind

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In research that could jumpstart work on a range of technologies including fuel cells – key to storing solar and wind energy – MIT researchers have found a relatively simple way to increase the lifetimes of these devices: changing the “pH” of the system. more….

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DOE to award $60M to advance clean hydrogen technologies and decarbonize grid

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced $40 million in funding to advance the development and deployment of clean hydrogen technologies. To further decarbonize the grid, DOE is also launching a $20-million university research consortium to help states and Tribal communities successfully implement grid resilience programs and achieve decarbonization goals. ( DE-FOA-0002792 ).

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Toyota stops fighting California, recognizes state's vehicle emissions authority

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Toyota has finally ended its fight with California, recognizes the state's authority to set its own, more aggressive emissions standards through the California Air Resources Board (CARB) under the Clean Air Act.

Volkswagen Group and Canada aim to advance sustainable battery supply chain in North America

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Volkswagen Group (Volkswagen AG) and the Government of Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote e-mobility in the country and to explore opportunities across Canada’s automotive and battery supply chain. Both parties will investigate opportunities for Canada to contribute to Volkswagen’s global and regional battery supply chains.

Machine learning algorithm could reduce charge times and increase EV battery life

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Researchers develop machine learning algorithm that could reduce charging times and prolong life of EV batteries. The post Machine learning algorithm could reduce charge times and increase EV battery life appeared first on The Driven.

BGU researchers develop sensor to detect nanoplastics in the air using carbon dots

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Large pieces of plastic can break down into nanosized particles that often find their way into the soil and water. Perhaps less well known is that they can also float in the air. It’s unclear how nanoplastics impact human health, but animal studies suggest they’re potentially harmful.

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Tesla releases new deep-dive presentations on its Dojo AI supercomputer

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Tesla has released two new deep-dive presentations into its Dojo AI supercomputer ahead of its upcoming AI Day 2. You can check the slides from both presentations below. more…. The post Tesla releases new deep-dive presentations on its Dojo AI supercomputer appeared first on Electrek.

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Mercedes-Benz signs MoU with Government of Canada to strengthen cooperation across EV value chain; natural resources development; Rock Tech Lithium

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Mercedes-Benz Group AG and the Government of Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation and to explore ways to advance opportunities across Canada’s electric vehicle supply chain, including, but not limited to, securing sustainable sources of raw materials. As part of Mercedes-Benz’s Ambition2039, the focus is on the reduction of CO 2 emissions as well as the responsible use of resources along the entire supply chain.

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Elon Musk tells early Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta testers not to complain

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Elon Musk has told an early Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta tester not to complain about the new FSD Beta update. Isn’t that kind of their job? A job that not only they are not paid for, but that Tesla is paying for? more….

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SpaceX to squeeze in Falcon 9 Starlink launch before NASA’s Moon rocket debut

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SpaceX is preparing for at least one more Falcon 9 launch between now and the debut of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) Moon rocket, a milestone that could arrive as early as August 29th.

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Tesla (TSLA) stock splits, gets new target at $360 a share

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Tesla’s (TSLA) stock has now officially split 3-for-1 after closing at $891 per share yesterday, which means it should start trading at around $297 per share this morning. But now it already got its first price target update post-split at $360 a share. more….

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Kia EV9 undergoes final testing before debuting in 2023

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Kia has revealed details of the final intensive testing program undertaken by the Kia EV9 ahead of its world debut in 2023. The all-electric Kia EV9 will become the brand's flagship model and will revolutionize the large electric SUV segment.

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Ford backtracks plans for EV development in Spain

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Ford is backtracking on its plans to develop groundbreaking electric vehicles in Spain after its forecasting for the European market has been “revised,” the company said.

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NIO to showcase entire lineup at Chengdu auto show, pink ET5 to make debut

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The NIO ET5 will have up to nine body color options, with pink and yellow being exclusive to the model. The post NIO to showcase entire lineup at Chengdu auto show, pink ET5 to make debut appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO Auto Show NIO ET5

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California will ban new gasoline car sales

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California is expected to become the first state in the U.S. to ban the sale of new gasoline cars by 2035, requiring all new cars sold in the state after that year to be 100 percent free of fossil fuel emissions.

NIO ships first ES7 production vehicles from Hefei plant, deliveries to begin on Aug 28

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The ES7, the first SUV based on NIO's second-generation NT 2.0 platform, will start deliveries across China on August 28. The post NIO ships first ES7 production vehicles from Hefei plant, deliveries to begin on Aug 28 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO NIO ES

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SpaceX & T-Mobile plan to announce plans to increase connectivity

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SpaceX and T-Mobile CEO, Mike Sievert have plans to increase connectivity, SpaceX announced earlier today. SpaceX will hold the live broadcast on Thursday evening at 7 pm Central Standard Time (8 pm Eastern/5 pm Pacific).

After only 505 cars sold in the US, is the Mazda MX-30 sold out… for good?

Electrek

After selling only 8 units last month and 505 in total, the 2022 Mazda MX-30 is now officially sold out in the US. But will it even come back next year, or is that the last we’ll see of this EV? And if it is the end of the BEV model – will an upcoming PHEV model fare better? more….

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Tesla China dismisses rumor of 4680 cells in Shanghai-built vehicles

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Tesla China cleared the air regarding rumors of 4680 battery cells being used in vehicles built at the company’s Gigafactory Shanghai facility.

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Chevy or Ford lover? See which of their gas models are now going all-electric

Electrek

Are you a fan of American-made cars like Ford and Chevy ? Then you will love the electric models these automakers plan on releasing in the next few years. more…. The post Chevy or Ford lover? See which of their gas models are now going all-electric appeared first on Electrek.

2 Teslas, the Pan-American Highway, and an extreme adventure

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Driving an electric vehicle down the Pan-American Highway is no easy feat but a team in two Teslas is doing just that. Life is a journey and sometimes we find ourselves in the most interesting places. This is literally true for Electric Americas Foundation founder, Martin Canabal.

Volvo completes California electric truck pilot with key findings to help the heavy-duty EV rollout

Electrek

After a successful three-year project, Volvo Trucks is wrapping up its LIGHTS program. The pilot program ran from 2019 to 2022, studying class 8 Volvo VNR electric trucks traveling in California’s South Coast Air Basin, one of the United States’ largest cargo gateways. more….

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Wedbush raises Tesla (TSLA) post 3:1 stock split price target to $360

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Wedbush Securities analyst Dan Ives announced that the wealth management firm would raise its Tesla post-split price target to $360. Wedbush’s pre-split price target for TSLA stock was $1,000. Previously, it predicted that Tesla shares would hit $333 after the 3:1 stock split. “We

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Current EV registrations in the US: How does your state stack up and who grew the most YOY?

Electrek

As many legacy automakers join a slew of new and established EV manufacturers in committing to an all-electric future for passenger vehicles, the transition for consumers continues to rise.

NIO seen transporting ET7 sedans across Europe

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Trailers transporting the NIO ET7 have been seen driving on the roads in the Netherlands, Belgium and Norway. The post NIO seen transporting ET7 sedans across Europe appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO NIO ET7 NIO Europe

Tesla, BMW’s EV battery manufacturer, CATL, doubles profits in Q2 earnings

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Chinese EV battery maker CATL continues its reign as the world’s largest battery manufacturer after posting robust growth in its Q2 earnings. more…. The post Tesla, BMW’s EV battery manufacturer, CATL, doubles profits in Q2 earnings appeared first on Electrek.

NIO exits from shareholder list of its joint venture with GAC

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Earlier this month, a company originally formed by Changan and NIO announced the completion of a new round of financing that reduced NIO's stake to less than 1 percent. The post NIO exits from shareholder list of its joint venture with GAC appeared first on CnEVPost.