Tue.Aug 16, 2022

PACCAR to offer Cummins X15N natural gas engine in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks

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PACCAR will work with Cummins to offer the new Cummins X15N natural gas engine ( earlier post ) in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. The X15N is the first natural gas engine to be designed specifically for heavy-duty truck applications with up to 500 horsepower output.

The tax credit is unlikely to return for these EVs and plug-in hybrids

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With President Biden signing the Inflation Reduction Act on Tuesday, time is nearly up to get your purchase paperwork completed for a new EV or plug-in hybrid and still earn the federal tax credit.

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SoCalGas, Ford developing F-550 Super Duty Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Truck

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Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) is working with Ford Motor Company on a demonstration project to reduce commercial fleet emissions by developing a F-550 Super Duty Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Truck.

Preview: Dodge Hornet R/T plug-in hybrid stings with 30-mile electric range, muscle-car cues

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As part of a Speed Week event in Pontiac, Michigan, Dodge has revealed the 2023 Hornet, a performance-themed compact car—er, crossover—that brings some pint-size punch back to the Dodge lineup.

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Vancouver-based Ceylon Graphite granted industrial mining licence for M1 mining project in Sri Lanka

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Vancouver-based Ceylon Graphite Corp. announced the renewal of the Industrial Mining Licence for the Malsiripura, M1 mining project in Sri Lanka (known as Ceylon until 1972) from the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB).

Polestar 6 electric roadster confirmed for production in 2026, chasing Tesla Roadster 2.0

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Polestar this morning announced plans to put an electric roadster, called the Polestar 6, into production—with a market arrival in 2026. The Polestar 6 is expected to very closely follow the O2 electric roadster concept first shown in Los Angeles this March.

Alfa Laval FCM Methanol chosen as the fuel supply system for six methanol-fueled container vessels

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In this year’s largest methanol order to date, the Alfa Laval FCM (Fuel Conditioning Module) Methanol will be the low-flashpoint fuel supply system (LFSS) on six dual-fuel container vessels. The system was chosen for both its real-life performance and its high design flexibility.

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TerraPower closes $750M fundraise; SK invests $250M

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TerraPower, a nuclear innovation company, has closed an equity raise that yields a minimum of $750 million. This is one of the largest advanced nuclear fundraises to-date. The fundraise was co-led by SK Inc. and SK Innovation (collectively, SK) and TerraPower’s founder Bill Gates. SK invested $250 million. SK Group is among South Korea’s largest energy providers and the second-largest conglomerate. Additional funding will come from other investors.

Australian drivers could save $20 billion by 2030 in rapid switch to electric cars

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Australian drivers could save $20 billion in fuel and maintenance costs by 2030, if fuel efficiency standards drive a rapid uptake of EVs. The post Australian drivers could save $20 billion by 2030 in rapid switch to electric cars appeared first on The Driven. EV News Policy

NFE and Apollo Funds complete $2B LNG maritime joint venture, establishing Energos Infrastructure

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New Fortress Energy and Apollo completed the previously announced joint venture), establishing a platform which now owns and operates 11 liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure vessels consisting of Floating Storage and Regasification assets; Floating Storage vessels; and LNG carriers. The platform has been named Energos Infrastructure and is owned approximately 80% by Apollo-managed funds and 20% by NFE.

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Foxconn to make self-driving electric tractor at same Ohio factory as EVs from Lordstown, Fisker

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Foxconn will manufacture self-driving electric tractors for startup Monarch Tractor at the same Ohio factory where it plans to assemble EVs for startups Fisker and Lordstown. California-based Monarch announced completion of a contract-manufacturing agreement with Foxconn last week.

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DOE to award up to $44M to advance enhanced geothermal systems

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) field laboratory announced up to $44 million for up to 17 projects to develop and test technology to foster innovation in enhanced geothermal systems (EGS). Geothermal energy has the potential to provide electricity as well as direct heating and cooling to tens of millions of homes nationwide.

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EV tax credit shortlist, Polestar 6 roadster, iPhone maker's electric tractors: Today’s Car News

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Polestar confirms what looks a lot like a rival to the Tesla Roadster 2.0. Foxconn plans to build electric tractors alongside the Lordstown Endurance. And it’s the end of the EV tax credit as we know it. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

EPA seeks input on Phase 3 GHG standard rulemaking for heavy-duty engines and vehicles

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting small businesses to participate as Small Entity Representatives (SERs) for a Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) Panel. This Panel will focus on the agency’s development of a rule that proposes to set a new phase of greenhouse gas requirements for heavy-duty engines and trucks that would apply beginning in Model Year 2030. EPA first adopted GHG requirements for heavy-duty vehicles in 2011.

NRMA gears up to start charging non-members for its EV fast chargers

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The free EV fast-charging service provided by motoring group NRMA is expected to come to an end within the next 12 months as the group rolls out new charging infrastructure… The post NRMA gears up to start charging non-members for its EV fast chargers appeared first on The Driven.

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SMUD running EV charging pilot program with BMW, Ford and GM

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SMUD, the US’ sixth-largest, community-owned, not-for-profit electric service provider, announced the Managed Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Pilot, a new electric vehicle program with BMW of North America, Ford and General Motors. Managed EV Charging will make it easier for customers to switch to an EV. The pilot will help EV customers align their charging needs to the time of day when it is most affordable, which can also help keep the region’s energy grid stay in balance.

Here are the cars eligible for the $7,500 EV tax credit in the Inflation Reduction Act

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The Inflation Reduction Act , the major climate bill, was signed today , changing the availability of electric vehicle tax credits. Now, only EVs assembled in North America qualify for the credits.

The Polestar 6 all-electric roadster confirmed for a 2026 launch

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Polestar has confirmed its plans to put the Polestar electric roadster concept into production. The production car is expected to launch in 2026 as the Polestar 6 electric performance roadster.

Bolt Mobility abandoned electric bikes all over US cities. Here’s what’s happening to them

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Earlier this month we covered the bizarre story of the sudden death of an e-bike rental company. The shared mobility brand Bolt Mobility apparently shuttered operations overnight, leaving thousands of e-bikes and e-scooters abandoned in cities across the US.

XPeng G9 design and basic specs unveiled

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XPeng unveiled the interior and major features of the XPeng G9, the company's next all-electric SUV, prior to its launch in China this September.

Tesla praised by China US ambassador after Giga Shanghai’s 1M milestone

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China US ambassador Qin Gang has shared some praise for Tesla China and its recent milestone. As noted by Elon Musk in a recent post on Twitter, Tesla China had managed to produce its one-millionth car less than three years since the electric vehicle production facility started its operations.

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FBI spotted using badass-looking Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car

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FBI has been spotted using a Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car, and it is looking pretty badass for a law enforcement vehicle. more…. The post FBI spotted using badass-looking Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car appeared first on Electrek.

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Polestar renames O2 concept Polestar 6, says it will launch in 2026

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Polestar announced today that the roadster concept it unveiled in March, the O2, will become the Polestar 6 and will enter production in 2026. In Los Angeles in March 2022 , Polestar revealed the O2, an electric roadster concept vehicle encapsulating the company’s vision for future sports cars.

Coke Canada using Ford E-Transit in new pilot program

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Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Ltd, or Coke Canada, announced today that it’s testing a new EV pilot program using Ford’s E-Transit cargo van. more…. The post Coke Canada using Ford E-Transit in new pilot program appeared first on Electrek.

Dodge to discontinue Challenger and Charger in shift to EVs

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Dodge has announced today that it will discontinue the Challenger and Charger models in 2023 as it plans to transition to electric vehicles. According to CNBC , Dodge will discontinue its gas-powered Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger models in 2023 as the brand works towards electrification.

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Tesla’s public Superchargers are deemed ‘illegal’ in Germany due to technicality

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Tesla’s Supercharger stations that are open to non-Tesla electric vehicles are deemed “illegal” in Germany due to the lack of kWh counter on the units. more…. The post Tesla’s public Superchargers are deemed ‘illegal’ in Germany due to technicality appeared first on Electrek.

Ford Mustang Mach-E spotted being used by the FBI

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A recently posted photo shows a Ford Mustang Mach-E being used by the FBI in full vehicle livery. Ford has long dominated the government fleet, from the Ford Crown Victoria to the Ford Taurus to the Ford Explorer. Now the brand is working to extend electric offerings to its government buyers.

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Polestar (PSNY) announces its O? roadster concept will enter production as the Polestar 6

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EV automaker Polestar continues to make headway toward becoming a major contender in the market. With a fiscally favorable first half of 2022 and an arsenal of novel EV models in its pipeline, the Polestar has announced its sporty O?

Chevy launches particular off-road version, improved diesel engine on 2023 Silverado

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DETROIT — Chevrolet is launching a particular version Silverado ZR2 Bison to spice up the full-size pickup’s off-roading energy. Chevy is collaborating on tooling and design with American Expedition Automobiles, an. Read more.

NIO exec disagrees ultra-fast charging will make swap stations uncompetitive

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Fast charging is great, but battery swap stations are still more competitive, NIO vice president Shen Fei said. The post NIO exec disagrees ultra-fast charging will make swap stations uncompetitive appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO Battery Swap Charging

U.S. declares grant of $1.66 billion for zero-emission buses

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Transportation Division stated on Tuesday it’s awarding $1.66 billion in grants to cities and states to purchase 1,800 buses in a shift to cleaner, lower-emission journey. Read more. The post U.S. declares grant of $1.66

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Volkswagen and Mahindra’s partnership yields 2 new EV brands in India

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Mahindra recently unveiled five electric SUVs to be released under two new EV brands: the XUV and BE. The upcoming electric SUVs will use Mahindra’s modular INGLO platform with the help of Volkswagen’s Modular electric drive matrix (MEB) platform components.

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NIO among top 3 most popular firms for young talents in China, report shows

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NIO ranked third, behind ByteDance and Meituan, and ahead of Tencent. The post NIO among top 3 most popular firms for young talents in China, report shows appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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President Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act, cut EV tax incentives

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President Joe Biden will sign the Inflation Reduction Act today, and the act will cut EV tax incentives with it. President Biden is expected to the Inflation Reduction Act that radically changes electric vehicle incentives at the federal level in the US.

Preview: 2023 Dodge Hornet brings Charger, Challenger influences to small crossover phase

Baua Electric

Dodge revealed the Hornet, its entry into the small crossover SUV sport, on Tuesday throughout its Velocity Week celebration in Pontiac, Michigan, however it will not simply be a day. Read more.

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Lyft and Motional to offer driverless rides in Las Vegas in Hyundai IONIQ 5

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Ride-sharing company Lyft and driverless technology company Motional announced today the launch of the new all-electric Hyundai IONIQ 5-based robotaxi, which will offer fully driverless rides on Lyft’s Las Vegas network.

Toyota provides 3 members to N.A. variety advisory board

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Toyota Motor North America has named three new members to its North American Range Advisory Board. The automaker on Monday introduced the appointments of Robert Davidson, former CEO and chairman. Read more. The post Toyota provides 3 members to N.A.