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SK invests in electrofuels company Infinium

Green Car Congress

SK Trading International (SKTI), a wholly owned subsidiary of SK Innovation, has closed a round of institutional funding into electrofuels developer Infinium. Earlier post.) The investment will support acceleration of Infinium’s commercial developments globally.

Hyundai, Genesis, Kia EVs due to get modular platforms, OTA updates

Green Car Reports

Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis will add over-the-air (OTA) software updates by 2025, Hyundai announced Wednesday. The first model to feature firmware-level OTA updates will be the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6, which is based on the same E-GMP platform as the Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, and Genesis GV60.

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Rio Tinto partners with Government of Canada to decarbonize RTFT operations and boost critical minerals processing

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Rio Tinto is partnering with the Government of Canada to invest up to C$737 million (US$537 million) over the next eight years to decarbonize its Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (RTFT) operations in Sorel-Tracy, Québec, and to position the business as a center of excellence for critical minerals processing.

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Future Honda EVs to be powered by batteries from Ohio plant

Green Car Reports

Honda and LG Energy Solution on Tuesday confirmed details of a joint-venture Ohio battery plant that will produce battery modules for North American-market Honda EVs beginning in 2025.

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GM launches GM Energy business unit with Ultium Home, Ultium Commercial

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General Motors introduced Ultium Home and Ultium Commercial, which in combination with the existing Ultium Charge 360, create an ecosystem of energy management products and services that will be housed under a new business unit called GM Energy.

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BYD confirms EV pricing for brand's launch in Europe

Green Car Reports

Chinese automaker BYD last week detailed plans for its European launch, which will include three EVs and encompass most of the continent's largest markets.

SK On takes 10% stake in Australia’s Lake Resources; battery-grade lithium supply deal

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SK On, a global electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturer, signed a lithium supply deal with Australia’s Lake Resources ( earlier post ), a move that will further strengthen its key battery materials supply chain in response to robust business growth and geopolitical risks.

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GM invests in Queensland Pacific Metals; nickel and cobalt from Australia

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General Motors has secured a new source of cost-competitive nickel and cobalt for Ultium battery cells after making a strategic investment in Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) of Australia ( earlier post ).

Tesla Semi spotted seemingly broken down on an on-ramp

Electrek

A Tesla Semi electric truck was spotted seemingly broken down on an on-ramp near a highway in Northern California. more…. The post Tesla Semi spotted seemingly broken down on an on-ramp appeared first on Electrek.

Audi demonstrates C-V2X technology in California that could help reduce cyclist injuries and fatalities

Green Car Congress

Audi recently held demonstrations of Connected Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X) technology in Oceanside, California. The demonstrations showcased a variety of C-V2X use cases which offer the potential to reduce the likelihood of collisions between vehicles and cyclists.

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Tesla saves an estimated $114 per car by removing USS

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Tesla saves an estimated $114 per car by removing ultrasonic sensors (USS) and switching to its Tesla Vision, according to a cost breakdown analysis by Munro Live’s Mike Lane.

HyAxiom, Shell and partners to equip LNG carrier with SOFC APUs

Green Car Congress

HyAxiom Inc., a developer fuel cell systems, Shell, Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE), DNV and Doosan Fuel Cell Co. are collaborating to power a deep-sea liquefied natural gas carrier with a HyAxiom-developed solid oxide fuel cell to test the technology’s ability to cut carbon emissions from maritime transport, a sector which is vital to trade and economies worldwide but is considered hard-to-abate.

SpaceX announced Starship 2nd commercial spaceflight first two crewmembers

Teslarati

SpaceX announced the first two crew members of Starship’s second commercial spaceflight around the Moon. Entrepreneur Dennis Tito and his wife, Akiko, purchased seats on a private trip on Starship.

German researchers seek to optimize methanol-to-gasoline process

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OWI Science for Fuels GmbH, TU Bergakademie Freiberg and RWTH Aachen University are investigating Methanol-to-gasoline (MtG) production for opportunities to optimize the process to produce ideal MtG fuels. MtG already meets the specifications of the EN 228 fuel standard for gasoline and is also expected to meet demanding future quality requirements. Synthetically produced methanol-to-gasoline could be a carbon-neutral fuel option for passenger cars.

School districts embrace electric buses as the 200th Proterra-powered EV bus arrives in Indiana

Electrek

Electric school buses are rolling out across the United States as school districts look to keep their students and the communities they work in safe and free of harmful emissions.

Honda and LG Energy Solution to invest initial $3.5B in JV 40 GWh EV battery plant in Ohio

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Honda and LG Energy Solution announced that their new joint venture (JV) battery plant will be located in Fayette County, Ohio, about 40 miles southwest of Columbus, where the two companies will commit to investing $3.5 billion and creating 2,200 jobs, pending final government approvals. The companies’ overall investment related to the JV is projected to reach $4.4 billion. Earlier post.). The joint venture between Honda and LGES will be formally established in 2022, pending regulatory approvals.

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NIO ET7 ranks 8th in premium sedan sales in China in Sept

CN EV Post

The models ahead of the NIO ET7 are all traditional internal combustion engine cars, mainly from German luxury brands BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi. The post NIO ET7 ranks 8th in premium sedan sales in China in Sept appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Honda investing $700M in three Ohio plants to retool for EVs; with LG gigafactory, Ohio becomes Honda EV hub

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Honda will invest $700 million to re-tool several of its existing auto and powertrain plants in Ohio for production of electric vehicles. Combined withe the $3.5-billion investment with LG Energy Solution (LGES) to establish a previously announced joint venture facility to produce the battery modules to power them ( earlier post ), these investments will make Ohio an EV hub for Honda.

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Tesla Semi is a good fit for the IRA despite Musk and Biden’s rocky relationship

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk and US President Joe Biden may not necessarily be close, but the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) appears to have encouraged the electric vehicle maker to finally release one of its most-delayed products today — the Tesla Semi.

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Tesla is going to implement a new vehicle hazard warning system

Electrek

Tesla is reportedly going to implement a new vehicle hazard warning system through a partnership with Emergency Safety Solutions, Inc. ESS), creator of the Hazard Enhanced Location Protocol (H.E.L.P.®). more….

Tesla takes first step in motorsports, sponsors Texas A&M EV racing team

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Texas A&M University’s Electric Formula SAE team is being sponsored by Tesla for the upcoming racing season, the team told us in an interview.

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Lucid Motors (LCID) tripled EV production in Q3 as it stays on track for 2022 output goal

Electrek

Ahead of its full financial report next month, Lucid Motors has shared more optimistic production numbers for Q3, indicating a substantial ramp-up compared to previous quarters.

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Polestar 3 all-electric SUV unveiling: 379-mile WLTP range, 517 horsepower, 111 kWh battery

Teslarati

Polestar has unveiled its all-electric SUV, named the Polestar 3, aiming to enter a highly-competitive market and outpoint potential competitors with comparable offerings, including Tesla, Ford, Rivian, and others.

Airspeeder completes ‘world’s first electric flying car race’ during inaugural EXA eVTOL event

Electrek

Nascent eVTOL racing league Airspeeder has successfully completed what it is calling the “world’s first electric flying car race” during its inaugural EXA Series event.

Honda EV battery plant, Hyundai OTA updates, BYD EVs for Europe: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Honda shows its level of commitment to future EVs arriving mid-decade. BYD confirms details for EVs bound for Europe. And Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis models will all get over-the-air update—and feature upgrade—capability within a few years. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Global floating offshore wind pipeline doubles in the last 12 months to 185 GW

Electrek

The total global pipeline of floating offshore wind projects has more than doubled in the past 12 months in terms of capacity, from 91 gigawatts (GW) to 185 GW. more…. The post Global floating offshore wind pipeline doubles in the last 12 months to 185 GW appeared first on Electrek.

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Polestar 3 SUV officially unveiled, but prices may drive away Chinese consumers

CN EV Post

The Polestar 3 costs twice as much in China as the NIO ES7 and about the same as the Porsche Taycan. The post Polestar 3 SUV officially unveiled, but prices may drive away Chinese consumers appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

Specialized unveils its first low-cost electric bicycle model under new Globe line

Electrek

Earlier this year, we first reported on the Specialized Globe line of electric bicycles, which the company announced would see the high-end bicycle manufacturer launch a new series of more affordable electric utility bikes.

Over $1 million of Elon Musk’s Burnt Hair perfume have been sold

Teslarati

Elon Musk announced that over 10,000 bottles of his new perfume , Burnt Hair, have been sold. Priced at $100 per bottle, this totals over $1 million in sales. Elon Musk also said that he couldn’t wait for the media stories about the sales of The Boring Company’s new product.

Toyota exec equates 300K hybrids sold to 90K electric vehicles while heatedly defending company’s EV plans

Electrek

Toyota can’t seem to grasp why it’s being criticized for its lack of progress in fully electric vehicles.

VW reportedly to form €2 billion JV with Chinese firm Horizon Robotics

CN EV Post

The joint venture will reportedly focus on developing self-driving technology and wireless connectivity software for Volkswagen. The post VW reportedly to form €2 billion JV with Chinese firm Horizon Robotics appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

Polestar 3 officially debuts with 300-mile range for a whopping $84k, will be manufactured in the US

Electrek

After months of anticipation, Polestar has pulled the entire sheet off its first-ever electric SUV, the Polestar 3. Today we have a multitude of new details surrounding the SUV to share, including estimated range, performance specs, and starting price.

Tesla Model Y tops all SUV sales in China in Sept

CN EV Post

Tesla's Model Y sold 46,694 retail units in China in September, and the Model 3 sold 30,919 units. The post Tesla Model Y tops all SUV sales in China in Sept appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Tesla CPCA Tesla Model Y

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Over $40 billion in EV investments establishes new US ‘battery belt’ with 15 new plants or expansions

Electrek

A new ” battery belt” is emerging in the United States as automakers from around the globe race to meet the overwhelming demand for fully electric, zero-emission vehicles.

StoreDot’s “extreme fast charging” cells record 1,000 charge cycles

The Driven EV News

Israeli EV battery developer passes new milestone, shipping its “extreme fast charging” battery cells that have exceeded 1,000 recharge cycles to customers. The post StoreDot’s “extreme fast charging” cells record 1,000 charge cycles appeared first on The Driven.

Meet the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered container handler

Electrek

Portland, Oregon-based lift-truck designer and maker Hyster Company just announced that it’s now piloting the first hydrogen fuel cell-powered (HFC) container handler. more…. The post Meet the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered container handler appeared first on Electrek.

Nuclear fusion reactor instabilities solved by new operational regime

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A group of scientists have devised a new operational regime that potentially solves the instability dangers of nuclear fusion reactors. The post Nuclear fusion reactor instabilities solved by new operational regime appeared first on Innovation News Network. Energy Nuclear Energy