Fri.Sep 02, 2022

BHP, Caterpillar, and Finning to replace haul truck fleet at world’s largest copper mine with 798 AC electric-drive trucks

Green Car Congress

BHP Group, Caterpillar, and Finning International announced an agreement to replace BHP’s entire haul truck fleet at the Escondida mine —the world’s largest producer of copper concentrates and cathodes located in the Antofagasta Region, northern Chile.

Fleet 334

Leading into Labor Day weekend, California asks EV drivers to limit charging

Green Car Reports

California last week enshrined its 2035 ban on sales of new gasoline vehicles that don’t plug in. And now this week it’s telling the relatively few EV drivers in the state to hold off on plugging in during the afternoons.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

Second evolution of Audi RS Q e-tron features all-new body, enhanced aerodynamics, more efficient drivetrain

Green Car Congress

In March 2022, the Audi RS Q e-tron 500 kW series-hybrid racer ( earlier post ) won its first desert rally in Abu Dhabi; now the next evolution is ready. The innovative prototype, bearing the abbreviation E2, is significantly improved for the 2022 Morocco Rally and the 2023 Dakar Rally.

Audi 330

2023 Mercedes EQS SUV starts at $105,550, EPA range up to 305 miles for US-made EV

Green Car Reports

Mercedes-Benz on Thursday confirmed pricing and trim levels for its upcoming fully electric flagship EQS SUV in the U.S. With the announcement, Mercedes gave a first indication of the model line’s expected EPA range—estimated at 285 to 305 miles. In U.S.-market

Miles 151

Topsoe confirms FID to build world’s largest SOEC electrolyzer plant; company’s biggest single investment

Green Car Congress

The Board of Topsoe has made the final investment decision (FID) to begin construction of the world’s largest SOEC electrolyzer manufacturing plant in Herning, Denmark. Plant manufacturing capacity is 500 MW per year with an option to expand to 5 GW. Rendering of SOEC electrolyzer plant.

BMW starts making fuel-cell stacks for iX5 Hydrogen

Green Car Reports

BMW has started manufacturing fuel-cell stacks for its iX5 Hydrogen SUV, which is expected to start low-volume production before the end of the year.

SUV 143

DOE awards Core Power and MIT Energy Initiative funding for floating nuclear power research project

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Program ( NEUP ) has awarded research funds to the MIT Energy Initiative, CORE POWER, and the Idaho National Laboratory for a three-year study into the development of offshore floating nuclear power generation in the US.

MIT 217

More Trending

Goodyear expands EV tire portfolio

Green Car Congress

To stay ahead of growing demand in the electric vehicle (EV) market, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched the all-new Goodyear ElectricDrive all-season tire and two new sizes for its ultra-high performance tire, the Goodyear ElectricDrive GT. With the addition of four new sizes to its EV tire lineup, Goodyear ElectricDrive is now a fit for 44% more battery electric vehicles operating in the US today.

Kia 180

Does Toyota's plan to convert engine plants into battery factories signal a stronger EV shift?

Green Car Reports

Earlier this week, Toyota announced a $5.6 billion investment plan to produce batteries for fully electric vehicles in Japan and the U.S. That includes a $2.5

DOE funding opportunity for nuclear-coupled hydrogen production and use

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking applications for projects in “Nuclear Coupled Hydrogen Production and Use.” This just-announced amendment to an existing funding opportunity aims to support the development of nuclear plant thermal integration that would be required for high-temperature hydrogen production or hydrogen-coupled end uses for nuclear energy.

Tesla’s cool Cyberquad for Kids is a 2022 Toy of the Year finalist

Teslarati

Tesla’s Cybertruck-inspired Cyberquad for Kids has been listed as one of the finalists for the 2022 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards. The premium-priced, futuristic all-electric ATV was among the toys that made it to the list of finalists for the awards’ “Ride-On” category.

Polymer-based membranes offer alternative to thermal processes for separating hydrocarbon and crude oil mixtures

Green Car Congress

Polymer-based membranes developed at KAUST could enable greener and cheaper industrial separation approaches. Their stability and selectivity can be tuned by thermal crosslinking to separate simple hydrocarbon mixtures and complex crude oil fractions. A paper on the work is published in Science. We report a versatile strategy to fabricate polytriazole membranes with 10-nanometer-thin selective layers containing subnanometer channels for the separation of hydrocarbons.

Tesla Giga Berlin welcomes 120 apprentices and dual students for training

Teslarati

Tesla has announced that it has welcomed 120 apprentices and dual students at Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg. The program could help young people in the area fast-track their careers by becoming familiar with the emerging electric vehicle manufacturing trade.

Nevada 114

California lawmakers pass bill to extend life of Diablo Canyon nuclear plant, authorize $1.4B loan

Green Car Congress

California lawmakers passed Senate Bill 846 , which authorizes the extension of operating the Diablo Canyon Nuclear power plant (DCPP) beyond the current expiration dates (of 2024 for Unit 1 and 2025 for Unit 2), to up to five additional years (no later than 2029 and 2030, respectively), under specified conditions. The bill also authorizes a loan of $1.4 billion from the state to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), the operator of DCPP, to facilitate the extension of the plant.

Jordan 167

NIO spotted shipping ET5s in China, first deliveries to begin Sept 30

CN EV Post

The NIO ET5 will be available in showrooms starting September 9 and will begin allowing consumers to lock in their orders, with its open test drive coming after that date. The post NIO spotted shipping ET5s in China, first deliveries to begin Sept 30 appeared first on CnEVPost.

Adden Energy launches with technology license from Harvard to scale solid-state battery technology for EVs

Green Car Congress

Adden Energy, Inc., a startup developing innovative solid-state battery systems for use in future electric vehicles (EVs) that would fully charge in minutes, announced the grant of an exclusive technology license by Harvard University’s Office of Technology Development (OTD) and a seed round financing of $5.15 million. Primavera Capital Group led Adden Energy’s seed round, with participation by Rhapsody Venture Partners and MassVentures.

Nvidia says it got US permit to export key chips in updated filing

CN EV Post

The US government authorized A100 and H100 order fulfillment and logistics through the company's Hong Kong facility through September 1, 2023, Nvidia said. The post Nvidia says it got US permit to export key chips in updated filing appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

Tesla ramps up hiring for ‘Semi Service Program’ ahead of first electric truck deliveries

Electrek

Tesla is ramping up hiring for its ‘Semi Service Program’ to service its upcoming Tesla Semi electric truck ahead of the first customer deliveries. more…. The post Tesla ramps up hiring for ‘Semi Service Program’ ahead of first electric truck deliveries appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla 112

BYD sells 174,915 NEVs in Aug, another record high

CN EV Post

BYD's cumulative NEV sales in the first eight months were 978,795 units, up 377.3 percent year-on-year. The post BYD sells 174,915 NEVs in Aug, another record high appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry

BYD 114

EV incentive system under review following South Korean formal complaint

Teslarati

President Biden’s new electric vehicle incentive system is now under review following a formal complaint from South Korean officials. Foreign and domestic automakers were quick to criticize the electric vehicle tax incentive system found within the Inflation Reduction Act.

China waives about $6 billion worth of NEV purchase taxes in Jan-July

CN EV Post

China's policy is expected to exempt about RMB 100 billion of NEV purchase taxes next year. The post China waives about $6 billion worth of NEV purchase taxes in Jan-July appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry Policy

Tesla FSD 10.69.1 smoothly navigates San Francisco’s famed Lombard Street

Teslarati

San Francisco’s Lombard Street, widely considered as one of the “crookedest” streets in the world with its multiple consecutive sharp turns, has been an area where Tesla owners who are part of the FSD Beta program test the limits of their cars’ advanced driver-assist system.

BYD's order backlog reaches 700,000 units, aims for 280,000 monthly deliveries by year-end

CN EV Post

The latest US subsidy bill is discriminatory, and if the US government insists on this policy, BYD will consider temporarily abandoning the US market. The post BYD's order backlog reaches 700,000 units, aims for 280,000 monthly deliveries by year-end appeared first on CnEVPost.

BYD 109

NASA to retry Artemis I Moon rocket launch on Saturday

Teslarati

NASA says it has alleviated issues that arose during its first Space Launch System (SLS) Moon rocket launch attempt and will try again as early as Saturday, September 3rd.

SEA Electric calls for target on zero-emissions trucks

The Driven EV News

Electric truck maker SEA Electric calls on Australia to mandate that 7 per cent new trucks hitting road by 2024 are zero-emissions. The post SEA Electric calls for target on zero-emissions trucks appeared first on The Driven.

Zooz Power pushes to solve rural EV charging and energy storage

Teslarati

An Israeli startup thinks they may have found the solution to rural electric vehicle charging and power storage.

Tesla virtual power plant is rocketing up, reaches 50 MW

Electrek

Tesla’s virtual power plant in California is growing at a fast pace with more Powerwall owners joining. It can now output up to 50 MW. more…. The post Tesla virtual power plant is rocketing up, reaches 50 MW appeared first on Electrek.

Buffett sells additional 1.7 million BYD shares after first move late last month

CN EV Post

Berkshire reduced its stake in BYD to 18.87 percent on September 1 after cutting its holdings by 1.176 million BYD H shares. The post Buffett sells additional 1.7 million BYD shares after first move late last month appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

BYD 106

Volkswagen’s new CEO lays out plans to boost EV transition on his first day

Electrek

On his first official day taking over the reins of Europe’s largest automaker, VW’s new CEO Oliver Blume announced his plans to double down on electric vehicles. In an internal interview, Blume says Volkswagen will accelerate its EV transition as consumers increasingly prefer electric models. more….

Europe 105

China FAW said to use self-driving chips from local maker Cambricon

CN EV Post

Cambricon's first self-driving chip has been taped out and is expected to be in mass production later this year, according to local media. The post China FAW said to use self-driving chips from local maker Cambricon appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

China 102

X Shore 1 unveiled, drastically reducing electric boat pricing

Electrek

Swedish electric boat maker X Shore has just unveiled its latest electric boat model, the X Shore 1. The new electric boat is designed to significantly reduce prices in the expensive electric boat industry. more….

Price 104

BYD Aug sales breakdown: Song 42,500 units, Qin 39,512 units

CN EV Post

BYD's flagship Han family of sedans sold 26,003 units in August, while the flagship Tang family of SUVs sold 10,815 units. The post BYD Aug sales breakdown: Song 42,500 units, Qin 39,512 units appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. BYD Deliveries

BYD 101

Polestar 6 sells out in one week with $200k price tag

Teslarati

Polestar’s upcoming Polestar 6 convertible opened preorders earlier this month, and the vehicle was able to sell out in under a week. The Polestar 6 is Polestar’s upcoming convertible , and it opened for preorders earlier this month, only for the vehicle to sell out in less than a week.

Dodge 97

Tesla numbers jump 18pct in single month to top 10,000 in NSW

The Driven EV News

New data reveals big jump in EV uptake in Australia's most populous state, and white is the favourite colour, probably because it comes at no added cost. The post Tesla numbers jump 18pct in single month to top 10,000 in NSW appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News Model 3 Model Y Tesla

China EV sales: Better than feared but new concerns emerging

CN EV Post

The delivery numbers themselves don't have any major negative surprises, but other developments are hurting stocks, including the Nvidia chip ban and the Chengdu Covid lockdown. The post China EV sales: Better than feared but new concerns emerging appeared first on CnEVPost.

China 92

BYD reports spike in Atto 3 orders after service cost decrease, first deliveries imminent

The Driven EV News

Daily orders for BYD Atto 3 double off the back of servicing update released by the vehicle's distributor, EV Direct. The post BYD reports spike in Atto 3 orders after service cost decrease, first deliveries imminent appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News atto 3 BYD service

BYD 89

SpaceX filing shows plans for massive building in Bastrop County

Teslarati

SpaceX recently filed for a massive building in Bastrop County, Texas which is just east of Austin. According to filings with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation , SpaceX is constructing a ‘shell building’ that will be 521,521 square feet.