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Chevrolet reveals 2024 Blazer EV; up to 320 miles of range

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Chevrolet revealed the all-electric 2024 Blazer EV. The Blazer EV offers multiple distinct trims, multiple range options—including an available GM-estimated range of up to 320 miles on a full charge—and available front-, rear- and all-wheel-drive configurations.

Chevy Blazer EV revealed, lower-priced VW ID.4, flagship Porsche electric SUV: Today’s Car News

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Volkswagen’s ID.4 is shifting to American-made and becoming more affordable. Porsche is working on a flagship electric SUV. And the Chevy Blazer EV will cover a wide range of wants and needs. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Airbus and major airlines partner to explore direct air carbon capture technology

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Airbus and a number of major airlines—Air Canada, Air France-KLM, easyJet, International Airlines Group, LATAM Airlines Group, Lufthansa Group and Virgin Atlantic—have signed Letters of Intent (LoI) to explore opportunities for a future supply of carbon removal credits from direct air carbon capture technology.

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US-made VW ID.4 arriving later this year: Will it keep to $36,000 base price?

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The 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 finally marks the start of United States production for the electric crossover, and adds a new base model, VW confirmed Monday in a press release detailing its 2023-model-year updates. For 2023, all U.S.-market market ID.4

Sensata Technologies develops passive inceptor for eVTOL aircraft

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Sensata Technologies has developed a new fly-by-wire inceptor (sidesticks or centersticks used to direct and maneuver aircraft) for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and has provided prototypes to several advanced air mobility manufacturers.

Tesla’s Fremont Factory produces it 2 millionth car

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Tesla’s Fremont Factory in Northern California has produced its 2 millionth car: a Red Multi-Coat Model 3 Performance.

Volkswagen introducing enhanced 1.5 TSI evo2; greater efficiency, lower emissions

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Volkswagen has enhanced its bestselling 1.5 TSI gasoline engine and is now introducing the latest generation, the TSI evo2, in the first models in Europe. The compact four-cylinder engine will initially be available with an output of 110 kW (150 PS), and further variants of the 1.5

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NREL modeling power requirements for regional air mobility

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In partnership with NASA, NREL is modeling scenarios that could play out with electrified and regional air transit. The project includes evaluating how smaller airports could supply clean power to both the aircraft and the region.

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NIO Capital leads Pre-A round of funding for self-driving sanitation vehicle startup Yunchuang

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In November 2021, Yunchuang launched five YC-200 driverless sweepers in Suzhou's Jinji Lake Scenic Spot, saving dozens of laborers. The post NIO Capital leads Pre-A round of funding for self-driving sanitation vehicle startup Yunchuang appeared first on CnEVPost.

Hyundai Motor Group’s Supernal unveils eVTOL vehicle cabin concept at 2022 Farnborough International Airshow

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Supernal revealed its initial eVTOL vehicle cabin concept at Farnborough International Airshow, providing the first look at how Hyundai Motor Group is integrating automotive capabilities to develop the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) market.

Svolt Energy develops solid-state battery cells that will allow vehicles to reach over 1,000 km range

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The cells have an energy density of 350-400 Wh/kg and has now successfully passed tests including pin prick and 200°C hot box tests, Svolt Energy said. The post Svolt Energy develops solid-state battery cells that will allow vehicles to reach over 1,000 km range appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Viritech and Reaction Engines partner on more efficient hydrogen fuel cell vehicle powertrains

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UK-based Viritech, a developer of advanced hydrogen fuel cell powertrains, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Reaction Engines , a developer of space access and sustainable technologies including thermal management technology, to support the development of more efficient powertrains for hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).

Tesla Fremont factory has produced its 2 millionth electric car

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Elon Musk announced that Tesla Fremont factory has produced its 2 millionth electric car with the help of Gigafactory Nevada. more…. The post Tesla Fremont factory has produced its 2 millionth electric car appeared first on Electrek.

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CARB opens second round of CORE off-road zero-emission equipment funding; $125M available

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) opened the second round of its Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) today, providing point-of-sale discounts on off-road zero-emission equipment. The project is administered by CALSTART and has $125 million in funding available, more than double the amount allocated to the project when it first launched in January 2020.

CATL settles lawsuit against Svolt Energy, wins about $740,000 in compensation

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In February, CATL filed a lawsuit against Svolt Energy after nine former CATL employees joined two of the latter's affiliated companies. The post CATL settles lawsuit against Svolt Energy, wins about $740,000 in compensation appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Rolls-Royce & Hyundai Motor to partner on electric and hydrogen fuel cell technology for advanced air mobility market

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Rolls-Royce and Hyundai Motor Group plan to collaborate on bringing all-electric propulsion and hydrogen fuel cell technology to the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) market. The partnership will leverage Rolls-Royce’s aviation and certification capabilities and Hyundai Motor Group’s hydrogen fuel cell technologies and industrialization capability.

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NIO ET7 owner drives electric sedan to Mount Everest base camp

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The NIO ET7 owner experienced a flat tire on the way and also had the battery swapped in Lhasa. The post NIO ET7 owner drives electric sedan to Mount Everest base camp appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO NIO ET7

Renault Group and Phoenix Mobility launch electric retrofit of commercial vehicles; Renault Master kit first

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Renault Group and Phoenix Mobility , a Grenoble-based company specializing in the conversion of commercial vehicles to electric power, have signed a letter of intent to form a strategic partnership for the development and commercial operation of a retrofit kit, the first of its kind in the French LCV market. This solution enables a combustion engine commercial vehicle that is more than 5 years old to be converted to electric power.

XPeng partners with car rental firm eHi, delivers first vehicles for operations in 7 cities

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The vehicles will first be put into operation this summer in seven cities - Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Zhengzhou, Haikou and Sanya. The post XPeng partners with car rental firm eHi, delivers first vehicles for operations in 7 cities appeared first on CnEVPost.

Suit-case sized portable EV charger wins Decarbonising Cities award

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London-based ZipCharge wins award backed by Shell to help develop its Go powerbank, a portable EV charger on wheels that can provide 30-60km of range. The post Suit-case sized portable EV charger wins Decarbonising Cities award appeared first on The Driven.

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Didi reportedly faces over $1 billion in fines as yearlong investigation comes to end

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Once the penalties are announced, the government plans to ease a previous ban on Didi from adding new users to its platform, according to the Wall Street Journal. The post Didi reportedly faces over $1 billion in fines as yearlong investigation comes to end appeared first on CnEVPost.

Porsche CEO confirms novel three-row, all-electric SUV, and 718 sports car by mid-decade

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In a recent interview, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume confirmed the German automaker plans to launch a sporty new all-electric SUV that will be positioned as top-tier model above both the Cayenne and Macan.

NIO may unveil interior of ET5 production car at Chengdu auto show in late August, report says

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Deliveries of the NIO ET5 are expected to begin in September, and the model's first tooling trial builds rolled off the production line at the end of April. The post NIO may unveil interior of ET5 production car at Chengdu auto show in late August, report says appeared first on CnEVPost.

Popular electric Rad Power Bikes now up to $350 off from $1,299 in New Green Deals

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If you’re finally looking to make this summer the season you adopt an e-bike, today is seeing a pair of notable discounts go live on some commuter-worthy options from Rad Power Bikes.

SAIC to launch models with Horizon Robotics' Journey 5 chip in 2023

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SAIC's software arm SAIC Z-ONE will build a smart driving platform using two Journey 5 chips, which will be used in SAIC's models to be launched in 2023. The post SAIC to launch models with Horizon Robotics' Journey 5 chip in 2023 appeared first on CnEVPost.

Tesla found 1% liable in fatal crash of a teen it dedicated a feature to

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Tesla has been found only 1% liable by a jury in a case over a fatal crash of a teen, and dedicated a feature to his memory. more…. The post Tesla found 1% liable in fatal crash of a teen it dedicated a feature to appeared first on Electrek.

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High temperatures could hit China's NEV sales in July, analysts say

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China's NEV sales in June exceeded expectations and hit a record high, but recently the market began to worry about weakening demand in the first two weeks of July. The post High temperatures could hit China's NEV sales in July, analysts say appeared first on CnEVPost.

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket to launch NASA’s Roman Space Telescope

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NASA has chosen SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to launch its next major space telescope, a wide-field observatory that should directly complement the brand new James Webb Space Telescope.

New Zealand launches electric milk tanker and hydrogen postie truck

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Two zero-emission trucks entre operation in NZ in two firsts for decarbonising the country’s transport sector: an electric milk tanker and a hydrogen postal truck. The post New Zealand launches electric milk tanker and hydrogen postie truck appeared first on The Driven.

Porsche confirms new electric SUV project, could be flagship above Cayenne

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The next-generation Porsche Macan is going electric, but on Monday the automaker announced another, more high-end, electric SUV project. "We

New fully electric BMW i7 to launch in Australia this year at $300k

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BMW says upcoming all electric i7 sedan will begin Australian customer deliveries in the fourth quarter, with a price starting just shy of $300,000. The post New fully electric BMW i7 to launch in Australia this year at $300k appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV Models EV News BMW i7

Opinion: GM’s $1B EV investment in Mexico is not what America needs

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General Motors ‘(GM) decision to invest $1 billion for EVs in Mexico instead of the United States is not the “EV leadership” that America needs.

Tesla Supercharger V4 design revealed in new station plan

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Tesla Supercharger V4’s design has been revealed as part of the construction plans of a new station being deployed in Danvers, Massachusetts. It’s another clean design that is reminiscent of previous chargers. more….

Tesla to pay $10.5M for 1% negligence in 2018 Model S crash

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On Monday, July 19, a Fort Lauderdale federal jury released its verdict about a 2018 Tesla Model S crash, resulting in 18-year-old Barrett Riley’s death. The jury found Tesla 1% negligent for the Model S accident and ruled that the victim and his father were 99% at fault. .

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Tesla is still looking to make a new smart HVAC system for homes

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Tesla is still looking to make its own smart and efficient HVAC system for homes and it’s on the “product list,” says CEO Elon Musk. more…. The post Tesla is still looking to make a new smart HVAC system for homes appeared first on Electrek.

Neuralink co-founder departs from Elon Musk’s brain implant startup: report

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Recent reports suggest that one of the founding members of Elon Musk’s Neuralink, Paul Merolla, has left the company in recent weeks. Merolla is reportedly the most recent executive who has departed from the brain implant startup.

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Tesla might double its electric cars on Australian roads by end of year to 50,000

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Tesla is on track to double its electric cars on Australian roads to over 50,000 units by the end of the year, according to Tesla Chair Robyn Denholm. more…. The post Tesla might double its electric cars on Australian roads by end of year to 50,000 appeared first on Electrek.