Wed.Sep 07, 2022

ENC next-gen battery-electric and fuel-cell buses to be delivered in 2023

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ElDorado National (California) or ENC, a subsidiary of REV Group Inc.

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EPA cracks down on companies selling aftermarket diesel "defeat devices," with fines in the millions

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Seven years after the Volkswagen diesel scandal began, emissions "defeat devices" are still a problem, but it's mostly aftermarket companies that are drawing the attention of regulators.

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Synhelion starts construction of DAWN demo plant to produce solar fuels

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ETH Zurich spin-off Synhelion has started the construction of DAWN—its own industrial plant to produce synthetic fuels using solar heat. Earlier post.)

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Review: 2024 VW ID.Buzz EV counters crossover culture with iconoclastic pizzazz

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen’s highly anticipated ID.Buzz electric van gets it right. Mostly. A couple weeks ago I was able to spend much of the day with production-spec versions of the 2024 VW ID.Buzz and found it to be a refreshing departure from the compact-to-mid-size crossover forms that have become banal.

Ionic Mineral Technologies debuts halloysite-derived nano-silicon anode material Ionisil

Green Car Congress

Ionic Mineral Technologies ( Ionic MT ), a US-based advanced battery materials technology company, emerged from stealth mode to debut its halloysite-derived nano-silicon, Ionisil, which can be used as a drop-in replacement for graphite in lithium-based batteries.

VW ID.Buzz review, EPA diesel-truck crackdown, Lightyear funding: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The EPA cracks down on diesel “tunes” for trucks with millions in fines. Lightyear gets more investment for its higher-volume solar EV. And we drive the ID.Buzz electric Microbus, but for Americans it remains a couple years off. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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StoreDot begins shipping EV cell samples to OEM partners; 100 miles in 5 minutes

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StoreDot, the developer of extreme fast charging batteries for electric vehicles ( earlier post ), has commenced shipping production-ready EV cell samples of its ‘100in5’ (100 miles of range in 5 minutes) battery technology to more than one dozen strategic electric vehicle OEM partners and potential customers.

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£20M joint government and private funding to deliver 1,000+ EV chargepoints across England

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A new pilot project backed by £20 million (US$23 million) of UK government and industry funding will deliver more than 1,000 public chargepoints in selected areas across England. Through the Local EV Infrastructure (LEVI) pilot scheme, local authorities and industry are working together to create new, commercial EV charging infrastructure for residents, from faster on-street chargepoints to larger gasoline station-style charging hubs.

Elon Musk calls out Twitter for lack of effort in removing bots

Teslarati

Elon Musk called out Twitter for the social network’s lack of effort in removing bots and spam accounts today. His response was to The Future Funds’ Gary Black who said that Elon Musk should be very careful to not disrespect Twitter’s counsel. .

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CMA CGM creates US$1.5B fund to accelerate energy transition in shipping and logistics

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Shipping major CMA CGM Group is creating a Special Fund for Energies to accelerate its energy transition and achieve net-zero carbon by 2050. The Fund will invest to support the industrial production of new fuels, as well as low-emission mobility solutions across the Group’s business base (maritime, overland and air freight shipping; port and logistics services; offices).

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NIO's Q2 earnings call: Significant delivery ramp-up expected in Q4; 150-kWh battery delayed

CN EV Post

NIO expects record deliveries in each month of the fourth quarter, while mass production of the 150-kWh pack will be delayed by several months. The post NIO's Q2 earnings call: Significant delivery ramp-up expected in Q4; 150-kWh battery delayed appeared first on CnEVPost.

Mercedes-Benz eSprinter pilot project launched with Österreichische Post to test SUSTAINEER filter technology

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Mercedes?Benz Benz Vans, the Österreichische Post and MANN+HUMMEL have launched a pilot project to reduce fine dust pollution and to gain comprehensive insights into effectiveness, weather influences and durability in real-life operation.

Insurance registrations: NIO sells 2,882 vehicles in 1st week of Sept, XPeng 1,849, Li Auto 1,554

CN EV Post

NIO continued to outsell its local counterpart XPeng and Li Auto in the first week of September, as deliveries of its new models began to see a steady rise. The post Insurance registrations: NIO sells 2,882 vehicles in 1st week of Sept, XPeng 1,849, Li Auto 1,554 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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ADNOC sends first low-carbon ammonia shipment from the UAE to Germany

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Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s (ADNOC’s) first shipment of low-carbon ammonia recently left the United Arab Emirates (UAE) bound for Hamburg, Germany. This is the first cargo of low-carbon ammonia to be shipped to Germany. Low-carbon ammonia is made from nitrogen and hydrogen derived from natural gas feedstocks, with the carbon dioxide by-product from hydrogen production captured and stored (blue ammonia).

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Tesla further cuts wait times for nearly all models in China by 6 weeks

CN EV Post

With the exception of the entry-level Model Y, which has a wait time of 1-4 weeks, Tesla has further reduced the expected delivery dates for all of its models in China by 6 weeks. The post Tesla further cuts wait times for nearly all models in China by 6 weeks appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Battery company Vehicle Energy Japan to become Nissan subsidiary

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Nissan Motor entered into a definitive agreement to acquire shares in Vehicle Energy Japan , an automotive lithium-ion battery manufacturer. Nissan will acquire the shares after the completion of regulatory procedures, including necessary approvals and permissions. Nissan will acquire all the common shares of Vehicle Energy Japan held by investment company INCJ, Ltd. and subscribe to common shares issued by Vehicle Energy Japan.

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MG unveils new ZS EV and cuts price to match BYD Atto 3, long-range on cards

The Driven EV News

MG drops ZS EV price by $2,000, says long-range battery on cards, and we take it for a drive. The post MG unveils new ZS EV and cuts price to match BYD Atto 3, long-range on cards appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV Models EV News Reviews compact SUV electric SUV MG ZS EV

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Ballard to power India’s first hydrogen trains

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Ballard Power Systems announced a fuel cell module order from Medha Servo Drives , a leading rail system integrator, which has been contracted by Indian Railways to develop India’s first hydrogen powered trains. Indian Railways is a statutory body under the ownership of Ministry of Railways, Government of India that operates India’s national railway system.

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Tesla Model Y receives top safety rating from Australia’s ANCAP

Electrek

Tesla continues to receive accolades for its safety ratings, with the Model Y receiving the top safety rating from Australia’s ANCAP. more…. The post Tesla Model Y receives top safety rating from Australia’s ANCAP appeared first on Electrek.

UK government awards £3.3M to 6 High Temperature Gas Reactor (HTGR) projects

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The UK’s Advanced Modular Reactor Research, Development and Demonstration (AMR RD&D) program has awarded £3.3 million (US$3.8 million) to support six projects focused on the development of high temperature gas reactors (HTGRs). The AMR funding represents another step in the government’s plans to accelerate homegrown nuclear power to strengthen the UK’s energy security.

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Shanghai predicts autonomous cars will be a $72B industry by 2025

Teslarati

Shanghai predicts that autonomous vehicles will be a $72 billion industry by 2025 and has a plan to make that prediction come true, the South China Morning Post reported.

Honda and Hanwa establish strategic partnership for stable procurement of essential metals for EV batteries

Green Car Congress

Honda Motor has established a strategic partnership with Hanwa , a major Japan-based trading company, toward stable procurement of essential metals for batteries necessary for its electrified vehicles. Honda is striving to make battery-electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCVs) represent 100% of its global vehicle sales by 2040. Toward this target, Honda is planning to launch 30 EV models globally by 2030 with production volume of more than 2 million units annually.

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China's NEV sales expected to exceed 10 million in 2023, analysts say

CN EV Post

This would include 6.99 million BEVs and 3.37 million PHEVs, according to a team of local analysts. The post China's NEV sales expected to exceed 10 million in 2023, analysts say appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry Deliveries Research Note

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Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup charges electric jet ski while driving

Electrek

We got a glimpse of an all-electric off-roading and motorsport future with a Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck charging a Taiga Orca electric jet ski. more…. The post Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup charges electric jet ski while driving appeared first on Electrek.

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Solar car maker: "High-volume" Lightyear 2, international expansion spurred with new investment

Green Car Reports

Dutch startup Lightyear on Tuesday announced a roughly $80 million investment the firm said will help spur development of a mass-market solar-assisted electric car. Lightyear in June revealed that in production form its Lightyear One will be instead called Lightyear 0.

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Final turbine installed on France’s first offshore wind farm, with Macron pushing hard on renewables

Electrek

Installation of all 80 offshore wind turbines off the west coast of France has been completed, with France’s first offshore wind farm scheduled to be up and running by the end of the year.

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Honda to form new JV in China for more efficient battery supply from CATL

CN EV Post

The new joint venture will handle battery procurement for Honda's two joint ventures in China, instead of the two companies buying batteries from CATL separately as they did before. The post Honda to form new JV in China for more efficient battery supply from CATL appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Nio (NIO) calls rest of year ‘critical period’ for EV maker, as ES7 SUV and ET5 sedan deliver

Electrek

Nio (NIO) released its Q2 earnings Wednesday morning as the Chinese EV maker enters a critical stage of development. With competition rising and the auto supply chain still in shambles, Nio’s losses are widening as it introduces several new EVs to the market. more….

Australia has a new cheapest electric car: MG ZS EV now $44,990 drive-away

EV Central

MG has settled the argument over the cheapest new electric car by shaving $2000 from the price of its updated ZS EV.

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Jidu to unveil limited edition of its first model in Oct

CN EV Post

Jidu plans to launch a limited edition of its first model in partnership with the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program, with a limited number of 1,000 units and exclusive rights for owners. The post Jidu to unveil limited edition of its first model in Oct appeared first on CnEVPost.

Finnish company Kempower chosen for Australia’s longest EV charging network

The Driven EV News

Modular, dual outlet EV chargers from Finnish Kempower will be installed on the Western Australia EV charging network. The post Finnish company Kempower chosen for Australia’s longest EV charging network appeared first on The Driven.

Tesla estimated to deliver 500k units by Q4 2022: Global Equities Research

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Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry forecasted that Tesla is slated for a “Super Record Quarter” this year. Based on observations from the Fremont Factory and Giga Texas, the TSLA analyst estimated that Tesla would deliver 500,000 units in Q4 2022. .

What BYD’s Thailand plans might mean for Australia’s EV supply

The Driven EV News

With some of Australia's most popular ICE cars currently built in Thailand, BYD's production expansion plans could be good news for the local supply of EVs, too. . The post What BYD’s Thailand plans might mean for Australia’s EV supply appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News

KKBike’s new fat-tire full-suspension electric bike hits over 30 mph for under $2K

Electrek

A new full-suspension fat-tire electric bike is promising high performance for a relatively low price. The newly released model is known as the KKBike K26 S. more…. The post KKBike’s new fat-tire full-suspension electric bike hits over 30 mph for under $2K appeared first on Electrek.

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Best smart helmets – keep your head safe while you ride!

Green Authority

There is obviously a high demand for protective headgear for motorcycle owners , bicycle users and more, but it’s 2018 and we won’t settle with the bare minimum. Everything is becoming smart and helmets can do much more than keep our heads together.

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This ‘solar tree’ may be the EV charging station of the future

Electrek

London-based SolarBotanic Trees officially launched its “solar tree” prototype today, and the company wants to use it to power EV charging stations first. more…. The post This ‘solar tree’ may be the EV charging station of the future appeared first on Electrek.

Britishvolt passes battery safety tests UN38.3; shipping cells to customers for testing comes next

EV Specifications

Britishvolt has successfully passed essential industry standard battery cell safety tests UN38.3 and will shortly be shipping its development 21700 cells to seven customers for further testing. Nearly all lithium batteries are required to pass section 38.3