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Amazon begins deploying its Rivian electric delivery vehicles

Green Car Congress

Amazon has begun deploying its custom electric delivery vehicles from Rivian for package delivery, with the electric vehicles hitting the road in Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle, and St. Louis, among other cities.

California leads in home EV charger installation, while NYC is last

Green Car Reports

While most American drivers rely on home charging for EVs, not all areas with large EV fleets also have large numbers of home chargers, according to a new study from home improvement service Porch. Using real estate listings and EV registrations, the study found that California leads the way.

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Umicore to build cathode active material plant in Canada

Green Car Congress

Umicore plans to construct a manufacturing facility for cathode active battery materials (CAM) and their precursor materials (pCAM) in Ontario, Canada. For Umicore this investment represents the final step in establishing a global production presence with battery material value chains that are regionally fully integrated to support its customers in their fast transformation towards sustainable electric mobility.

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Review: Mercedes Vision EQXX concept escapes the EV weight spiral

Green Car Reports

Making the Vision EQXX a benchmark for EV efficiency meant avoiding a downward spiral.

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Researchers say cubic boron arsenide best semiconductor material yet found

Green Car Congress

Silicon’s properties as a semiconductor are far from ideal. Athough silicon lets electrons whizz through its structure easily, it is much less accommodating to “holes”—electrons’ positively charged counterparts—and harnessing both is important for some kinds of chips.

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Beijing to transform city's major gas stations into charging and battery swap stations

CN EV Post

Beijing aims to have 700,000 charging piles and 310 battery swap stations by 2025 in the city. The post Beijing to transform city's major gas stations into charging and battery swap stations appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry Battery Swap Policy

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Johnson Matthey building £80M hydrogen fuel cell component gigafactory

Green Car Congress

Johnson Matthey (JM) is building an £80-million (US$96-million ) gigafactory at its existing site in Royston, UK, to scale up the manufacture of hydrogen fuel cell components. Earlier this year, JM announced a refreshed strategy, with an ambition to be the market leader in performance components for fuel cells and electrolyzers, targeting more than £200 million sales in hydrogen technologies by end of 2024/25.

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Volunteers for Sierra Club EV Shopper Study

EV Club of CT

Volunteers Needed For Sierra Club Rev Up EV Shopper Study, Round 3 The Sierra Club is fielding a third round of its Rev Up EV Shopper Study and is asking for help from the EV. Read more.

Opinion: Tesla is working hard to make ‘fantasy’ into reality

Teslarati

Tesla is working hard to make what Reuters called a fantasy into a reality. In reality, Tesla has already achieved the impossible several times.

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This impressive 1,500W DIY solar powered car-replacing e-bike does kid carpool & grocery runs

Electrek

Last month we featured an awesome DIY solar cargo trailer that an Electrek reader built for his electric bike.

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Video: SpaceX Falcon 9 over the moon

Teslarati

During SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Starlink mission on July 22, SpaceX captured an incredible video of the rocket flying over the moon. Perhaps it’s time to rewrite that old bedtime story. SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket on Friday and as it was happening, the rocket lept over the moon.

2022 Maruti Grand Vitara is finally here: Variant wise feature details revealed

Baua Electric

2022 Maruti Grand Vitara is here to take on Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta and Tata Harrier among others. The pre-bookings of the SUV are opened for Rs. 11,000 By : Read more. The post 2022 Maruti Grand Vitara is finally here: Variant wise feature details revealed appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Study: solid state batteries can further boost climate benefits of EVs

Electric Cars Report

Solid state batteries can reduce the carbon footprint of electric vehicle batteries by almost two-fifths – further increasing EVs’ advantage over fossil fuel vehicles.

View Photos of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX

Baua Electric

Mercedes-Benz More than a showpiece, the Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX is a long-range electric concept car that doubles as a rolling development platform for a range of advanced future technologies. Proven. Read more.

MG4 expected here in 2023 with sophisticated new-gen EV tech

EV Central

The first of a new-generation of sophisticated MG electric vehicles appears set for Australian launch in 2023. Dubbed the MG4 in Europe and Mulan in China, the compact hatchback is currently undergoing final validation testing ahead of its international launch.

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Prototype Drive: 2022 Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX Pushes Boundaries

Baua Electric

It’s easy for a fanciful concept car to look interesting under the dramatic lighting of an auto show display or corporate video clip—a brand’s future, in the now. But few. Read more.

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Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck Top Speed Test

InsideEVs

How fast can an electric pickup truck go

High fuel prices see vehicle satisfaction drop for first time since 2014: Study

Baua Electric

This is the fifth time the satisfaction level has dropped in the last 27 years. By : HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 25 Jul 2022, 06:27 AM While fuel. Read more. The post High fuel prices see vehicle satisfaction drop for first time since 2014: Study appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Volkswagen Presents Power Storage Container With Reused Batteries

InsideEVs

It consists of battery modules from ID.3 and ID.4 models and stores 570 kWh of energy

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2022 Kia Stinger GT review

Baua Electric

The Kia Stinger doesn’t draw headlines like maybe it once did, but it’s still ticking along. Sales of the large, powerful liftback have remained strong in Australia, as the Stinger. Read more. The post 2022 Kia Stinger GT review appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Watch Tesla Model S Plaid Race Shelby GT500 And Charger Hellcat

InsideEVs

It's an epic gas versus electric battle. Can the Mustang and Charger even compete

2023 Citroen C5 Aircross confirmed for Australia, timing unclear

Baua Electric

Citroen’s updated mid-sized SUV is coming to Australia, but it’s unclear when. “We We can confirm the new Citroen C5 Aircross will be joining the Australian product range. Further information, including. Read more.

BYD Enters Japanese Passenger Electric Car Market

InsideEVs

Three first models were announced: Atto 3, Dolphin and Seal

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FADA expects new car launches to go up ahead of festive season after 2021 woes

Baua Electric

From Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara to Hyundai Tucson, several new cars are expected to be launched in September, weeks before the festive season kicks in. By : HT Auto Desk. Read more.

It’s Official: Electric Vehicles Have Gone Mainstream in California

EV Adoption

Well ahead of every other US state, California has now surpassed the magic 16% share of new light passenger vehicle being electric, and has “crossed the chasm” into the early majority phase of the widely-accepted technology adoption curve (Rogers Diffusion of Innovation). .

European battery supplier Northvolt developing wood-based batteries

Baua Electric

Volvo’s battery supplier Northvolt plans to tap an unusual source for its electric vehicle batteries: trees. Northvolt and Finnish paper and pulp manufacturer Stora Enso have entered an agreement to. Read more.

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Is “Recall” Really The Right Word In The Era Of Auto Over-The-Air Updates?

CleanTechnica

Nowadays it seems the automotive industry cannot do without quick and flexible connected updates for consumer safety, product maintenance, and enhancing functions. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV sales Ford OTA updates recalls

Honda to cut output by up to 30% in this country, blame it on supply snag

Baua Electric

Honda’s decision to reduce production output comes on the back of severe supply chain crisis. By : HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 24 Jul 2022, 14:17 PM Honda readjusted. Read more.

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Charging Up to Drive Cheaper & Cleaner Just Got A Lot Easier in Virginia

CleanTechnica

Amid record high gas prices and record high climate-changed temperatures, there’s a sliver of good news this week. Cars Clean Transport Electric Car FAQs Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations dominion Dominion Energy Dominion Energy Virginia virginia

A tough time for small-town auto plants to find workers

Baua Electric

This “magic circle” around the proposed facility must have at least a couple of significant population centers within it from which the automaker can draw the first employees, said Chris. Read more.

Charge2Go, Opening Up The Australia EV Charging Market

CleanTechnica

By Hung Phan, Co-Founder, CTO, Charge2Go. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Australia Australia EV charging Charge2Go

Hero Super Splendor 125 all-black variant launch soon

Baua Electric

The new variant is expected to remain mechanically identical to the existing Super Splendor. Hero has teased a new variant of the Super Splendor commuter motorcycle, which will sport an. Read more.

UK Government Publication Debunks EV Myths

CleanTechnica

By Charles Morris, EVANNEX. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles EV Charging Research electric car myths EV Myths UK

You May Get Fewer Car Warranty Scam Calls Soon; Thank the FCC

Baua Electric

People are really unhappy about auto warranty scam calls, filing more complaints with the FCC last year than the other four leading topics, like phishing and credit card scams. Read more. The post You May Get Fewer Car Warranty Scam Calls Soon; Thank the FCC appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Tesla Gets Its Own Lane At Mexican Border Crossing

CleanTechnica

Tesla now has a dedicated lane at the border between the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon and the US state of Texas. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Green Economy Manufacturing Policy & Politics Mexico Tesla Tesla Giga Texas Texas

Loneliness of the Long-Distance Tesla Uber Driver

CleanTechnica

Lack of charging infrastructure can give a Tesla Uber driver the blues. By Adam Nelson, as told to David Waterworth For over 6 years, I have provided transportation services for Uber, Didi, Ola, and my own business, while accepting various other rideshare bookings.

Recycling Lead-Acid Batteries Is Easy. Why Is Recycling Lithium-ion Batteries Hard?

CleanTechnica

By James Morton Turner, an environmental studies professor at Wellesley College and author of the forthcoming book "Charged: A History of Batteries and Lessons for a Clean Energy Future." He published the lead op-ed in the journal Science’s special climate change issue last month (June 24, 2022).