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Cummins and Komatsu to collaborate on advancing development of zero emissions mining haul trucks

Green Car Congress

Cummins and Komatsu, a global provider of equipment and services for the construction and mining industries, have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development of zero-emissions haulage equipment.

Study finds EV powertrains aren't especially trouble-prone, but all the other tech is

Green Car Reports

At face value, a new study from J.D. Power has found that electric vehicles are far more problematic than typical internal-combustion models.

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GKN Hydrogen, SoCalGas and NREL to collaborate on solid-state hydrogen storage project; HY2MEGA

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GKN Hydrogen and Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) will work with the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on an innovative green hydrogen storage solution.

GM teases Chevy Silverado EV electric pickup testing, suggests 95% will be daily drivers

Green Car Reports

General Motors on Thursday released new photos of the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV, as well as some additional information about the customers that have reserved the electric pickup truck.

European Council agrees to 100% CO2 reduction for new cars and vans by 2035

Green Car Congress

The European Council has agreed to raise the targets for reducing CO 2 emissions for new cars and new vans by 2030 to 55% compared to 1990 for cars and to 50% for vans. The Council also agreed to introduce a 100% CO 2 emissions reduction target by 2035 for new cars and vans—i.e., effectively a ban on internal combustion engines.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 nabs highest safety award from US insurance body

The Driven EV News

Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric crossover nabs top safety award for front crash prevention and ability to recognise other vehicles and pedestrians. The post Hyundai Ioniq 5 nabs highest safety award from US insurance body appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News Hyundai ioniq 5 safety

Mercedes-Benz prepares car production network for new electric portfolio

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz is aligning its global production network to manufacture its reshaped product portfolio focused on luxury electric vehicles as the brand prepares to go all electric by the end of the decade—wherever market conditions allow.

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Victor and Neste partner on SAF for private jet charters

Green Car Congress

Under a new partnership, members of Fly Victor, the on-demand private jet company, can purchase Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for every private jet booking globally.

Trouble-prone EVs, Hyundai Nexo, cell-to-pack tech: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

CATL is getting ready for 10-minute fast-charging with its cell-to-pack tech. Hyundai could be delaying or shelving plans for more hydrogen fuel-cell passenger vehicles. And are EVs really more trouble-prone? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. One of the foundational studies from J.D.

USABC awards $3.5M low-cost/fast-charge battery technology development contract to Zenlabs Energy

Green Car Congress

The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC) awarded a $3.5-million technology development contract to Zenlabs Energy Inc. in Fremont, California for a low-cost/fast-charge (LCFC) technology development. Zenlabs has developed proprietary silicon-based formulations that offer higher specific capacity, longer cycle life, and lower cost. Zenlabs’ anodes feature a high loading level and high active silicon content.

The US Supreme Court EPA ruling is really bad, but here’s why all is not lost

Electrek

The US Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling this morning , “sharply curtailed” the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) options to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants – the second-largest source of emissions in the US. Greenhouse gas emissions cause climate change. more….

FREYR Battery sanctions construction of its inaugural gigafactory, increases plant capacity to 29 GWh; $1.7B capital cost

Green Car Congress

FREYR’s Board of Directors has sanctioned construction of Giga Arctic (combined Gigafactories 1 & 2), the company’s first battery manufacturing facility under development in Mo i Rana, Norway.

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Victoria’s controversial EV road user tax to increase from July 1

The Driven EV News

Victoria's ZLEV road user charge will increase by 0.1 cents per kilometre when the 2022-23 financial year ticks over on July 01, VicRoads has said. The post Victoria’s controversial EV road user tax to increase from July 1 appeared first on The Driven.

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APC UK awards funding for e-MOTIF project; motor, inverter & flywheel system for vehicles

Green Car Congress

A new high-volume manufacturing facility will deliver products developed for the collaborative e-MOTIF project (electric MOTor, Inverter, Flywheel). Utilizing the manufacturing capability of Shield Engineering Group, the project will employ EMPEL ’s e-Motor and PUNCH Flybrid ’s “F-Boost” Flywheel Energy Storage System.

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Report: Hyundai has delayed the next generation of Nexo fuel-cell vehicle

Green Car Reports

Hyundai has delayed the next generation of its Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle, Reuters reported Wednesday.

Lancet Series: Improving road safety measures could save half a million lives every year worldwide

Green Car Congress

Improving road safety by adopting proven interventions targeting four key risk factors for road injuries (speeding, drunk driving, lack of helmet, and seatbelt use) in 185 countries could save between 347,000 and 540,000 lives worldwide every year, and offers enormous potential to improve the health and development of individuals and nations, according to a new three-paper Series published in The Lancet. Road traffic crashes kill more than 1.35

Neta delivers 13,157 vehicles in June, up 19.5% from May

CN EV Post

Neta's currently available models - Neta V and Neta U - target the lower end of the market, with starting prices of RMB 74,900 ($11,160) and RMB 117,800, respectively. The post Neta delivers 13,157 vehicles in June, up 19.5% from May appeared first on CnEVPost.

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DSM Engineering Materials launches 100% bio-based Stanyl with halved carbon footprint, same high performance

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DSM Engineering Materials has launched of a new, more sustainable version of its flagship product Stanyl : Stanyl B-MB (Bio-based Mass Balanced), with up to 100% bio-based content. Using the maximum possible levels of biomass-waste feedstock, it enables DSM Engineering Materials to halve the carbon footprint of this product line and, in turn, of the Stanyl B-MB-based products of its customers.

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Mullen Five all-electric SUV patented in Australia

The Driven EV News

Emerging US EV maker Mullen Automotive announces 130 patents in 24 countries, including Australia, for its Model Y lookalike all-electric crossover SUV. The post Mullen Five all-electric SUV patented in Australia appeared first on The Driven.

NASA seeking partners to develop technologies for lower-emission single-aisle airliners

Green Car Congress

NASA is seeking partners to develop technologies needed to shape a new generation of lower-emission, single-aisle airliners that passengers could see in airports in the 2030s. Through its new Announcement for Partnership Proposals , NASA intends to fund one or more awards to design, build, test, and fly a large-scale demonstrator with an advanced airframe configuration, as well as related technologies.

Tesla Model S Plaid goes “beyond plaid” with astonishing 217 mph run

Teslarati

There’s Ludicrous speed, and then there’s Plaid speed. But as it turns out, there is still something that lies beyond “plaid.”

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GM teases proving ground image of Chevy Silverado EV, street testing to follow

Electrek

GM Chair and CEO Mary Barra recently teased footage of the first engineering version of the Chevy Silverado EV enduring testing at the American automaker’s proving ground in Michigan. This is an important step for Chevy as it moves closer to start of production for its first all-electric truck.

Tesla files permit for Gigafactory Texas’ 500k-square-foot expansion

Teslarati

Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas is already a gigantic building. During the Cyber Rodeo, CEO Elon Musk quickly pointed out that the existing Giga Texas facility is already larger than any building in the world if it were put on its side. It is, as Musk noted, 15 city blocks long.

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Drako Dragon: A new 1.9-sec 0-60 mph electric hypercar in a luxury SUV format

Electrek

Drako Motors announced its next vehicle: the Drako Dragon, a new hypercar in an SUV format that can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds and still deliver on luxury. more…. The post Drako Dragon: A new 1.9-sec 0-60 mph electric hypercar in a luxury SUV format appeared first on Electrek.

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Used Teslas and other EVs are being flipped for impressive profits

Teslarati

Due to high demand and low supply, used Teslas and other EVs in the US are selling well, and at impressive prices.

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Tesla Model S Plaid breaks 200 mph top speed for the first time

Electrek

A Tesla Model S Plaid that has been hacked to remove software limitations has reached a top speed of over 200 mph (and then some) for the very first time, delivering on Tesla’s promise. more…. The post Tesla Model S Plaid breaks 200 mph top speed for the first time appeared first on Electrek.

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Car Wars: Tesla will be overtaken by Ford, GM because Elon Musk “didn’t move fast enough”

Teslarati

Tesla is a lot of things. Slow-moving is definitely not one of them. But for John Murphy, senior auto analyst for Bank of America, Tesla is actually not moving fast enough.

Blogger who said NIO had no future three years ago becomes one of the first ET7 owners

CN EV Post

A well-known car blogger who slammed NIO for not having the ability to build a car three years ago has become one of the first owners of an ET7. The post Blogger who said NIO had no future three years ago becomes one of the first ET7 owners appeared first on CnEVPost.

SpaceX wins FCC approval to connect Starlink satellites to moving vehicles

Teslarati

Eleven months after SpaceX submitted several applications, the FCC has given the company permission to connect moving vehicles to its constellation of Starlink internet satellites.

Li Auto CEO sees German luxury automakers' SUV prices in China dropping sharply within two years

CN EV Post

By the end of 2024 at the latest, the main models of BBA's locally produced medium-to-large SUVs will be selling for less than RMB 500,000, he said. The post Li Auto CEO sees German luxury automakers' SUV prices in China dropping sharply within two years appeared first on CnEVPost.

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New York to offer free charging at Evolve NY sites during 4th of July weekend

Teslarati

According to Governor Kathy Hochul’s announcement today , the New York Power Authority will offer free electric car charging at EVolve NY Direct Current Fast Chargers throughout the state from July 1 to July 5.

Tesla uses its electric semi truck to deliver Superchargers to Laguna Seca racetrack

Electrek

One of the rare Tesla Semi electric trucks came out of hiding this week to deliver pre-assembled Superchargers to the Laguna Seca racetrack in California. more…. The post Tesla uses its electric semi truck to deliver Superchargers to Laguna Seca racetrack appeared first on Electrek.

Wall Street analysts reaffirm positive views on NIO, refute short-selling allegations

CN EV Post

Morgan Stanley sees NIO shares rising in the next 15 days, and Daiwa advises investors to accumulate NIO shares on any weakness. The post Wall Street analysts reaffirm positive views on NIO, refute short-selling allegations appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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2022 Kia Stinger, Gordon Murray EVs, Bowler Defender conversion: Today’s Car News

Baua Electric

The Kia Stinger may not be around for much longer but if you’re in the market for a serious sport sedan and can look past the badge, it’s definitely worth. Read more.

Mercedes-Benz allows Chinese EQS owners to upgrade their vehicles' rear-wheel steering system, but they need to subscribe on annual basis

CN EV Post

Entry-level EQS owners can have their car's active rear-wheel steering angle increased from 4.5° to 10° after the upgrade, thereby reducing the turning diameter.

Tesla “defective” door handle case dropped by South Korean police

Teslarati

Back in June 2021, South Korea’s Citizens United for Consumer Sovereignty pressed charges against Elon Musk and Tesla for allegedly violating the country’s Motor Vehicle Management Act.

GM shares glimpse of Chevy Silverado electric ute in off-road tests

The Driven EV News

GM shares an action shot of its Silverado all-electric pickup being "put through its paces" at a proving ground ahead of on-road testing as early as August. The post GM shares glimpse of Chevy Silverado electric ute in off-road tests appeared first on The Driven.