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Factorial earns UN 38.3 certification to ship 100Ah Lithium-metal solid-state battery

Green Car Congress

Factorial, a developer of solid-state battery technology for electric vehicle (EV) applications, has received the UN 38.3 safety certification for its large format automotive solid-state batteries. This makes Factorial the first Li-metal solid-state battery maker to successfully receive certification that covers 100+Ah cell. The UN 38.3 standard is a globally recognized requirement for the safe transportation of lithium-ion and lithium-metal batteries.

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Ford CEO: We’re not going to go to 600-mile range on EVs

Green Car Reports

Ford is taking batteries very seriously, and it’s not going to spend more on them than it needs to. What that means, Ford product development chief and CTO Doug Field explained at the company's Capital Markets Day earlier this week, is redesigning next-generation EVs around weight savings, reduced complexity, lower rolling resistance, the.

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Li-Metal successfully produces lithium metal directly from lithium carbonate at Ontario pilot plant

Green Car Congress

Li-Metal Corp., a developer of lithium metal and lithium metal anode technologies, has successfully produced its first lithium metal at its lithium metal piloting facility in Markham, Ontario. Domestic lithium metal production capacity is essential for the development of a sustainable supply chain for next-generation batteries. Li-Metal’s successful demonstration of lithium metal production from carbonate further advances the its vision to establish North American-based lithium metal production

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What is all the fuss over AM radio in EVs?

Green Car Reports

Ford CEO Jim Farley confirmed via Twitter on Tuesday that the automaker would include AM radio on all 2024 models, reversing a policy Ford previously indicated was a byproduct of EVs. Ford removed AM radio from the Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning after data collected from the vehicles showed that fewer than 5% of customers listened to it, a.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

emissions global warming Norway climate change carbon dioxide youtube lighting

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LG Energy Solution investing A$20M in Green Technology Metals; lithium offtake agreement

Green Car Congress

LG Energy Solution and Green Technology Metals Limited (GT1), an Australia-based, North America-focused multi-asset lithium business, signed an equity subscription agreement and an offtake term sheet in relation to future production from GT1’s flagship Seymour Project in North America. ( Earlier post.) GT1’s main 100%-owned Ontario Lithium Projects comprise high-grade, hard rock spodumene assets (Seymour, Root and Wisa) and lithium exploration claims (Allison and Solstice) located on highly pros

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Tesla dominates top four spots in most-driven EVs survey

Teslarati

Tesla dominated the top four spots in a new survey from iSeeCars , which showed the twelve most-driven electric vehicles on average per year, with the Model X leading the way. The Model X averaged 10,378 miles per year , leading the Model Y with 10,199, the Model 3 with 9,960, and the Model S in fourth with 9,340. It appears EV drivers prefer a larger cabin for the more miles driven in a given year, as the two Tesla models that led the pack were an SUV and a Crossover, respectively.

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Tesla FSD Beta released in Europe and Australia

Teslarati

Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta is reportedly coming out in Europe and Australia to a few testers. Teslascope revealed that FSD Beta rolled out in at least two cars in Europe. A Model S P 100D with 3.0 hardware received update 2023.12.9 in Belgium. Meanwhile in Germany, a Model S Plaid with 3.0 hardware received the same FSD Beta version as the P 100D.

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German supermarket chain EDEKA to convert its 700-vehicle fleet to low CO2 by 2025 with IVECO S-WAY LNG trucks

Green Car Congress

IVECO, the commercial vehicles brand of Iveco Group, will support EDEKA Minden-Hannover—one of the leading food retailers in Germany—in converting the entire 700-vehicle company fleet from diesel to BioLiquified Natural Gas (bio-LNG) propulsion by 2025. EDEKA has already placed orders for the first 275 IVECO S-WAY LNG trucks in 2022 and 2023, which will join the 80 LNG-powered IVECO trucks operating in its green fleet leveraging its first bio-LNG filling station on the premises of th

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Uber plans to launch EVs in a market that Tesla is eyeing for its next factory

Teslarati

Uber announced today that it has plans to launch a fleet of 25,000 electric vehicles in India, a country where Tesla could soon end up as years of speculation of the electric automaker building a new production facility there could culminate in the company’s newest location by the end of the year. Uber is using a program called Uber Green to boost financing options as it looks to partner with local fleet operators to expand the presence of electric power trains in India.

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Plug lands three containerized electrolyzer projects with glass, steel and aluminum recycling plants

Green Car Congress

Plug Power landed three containerized electrolyzer projects with Ardagh Glass Limmared AB, Hydro Havrand, and the APEX Group for the use of industrial-scale green hydrogen in glass manufacturing, aluminum recycling, and steel manufacturing processes. Plug is the only company offering 5MW containerized PEM electrolyzers today. The standardized turnkey system, with a production capacity of more than two tons per day, reduces site construction costs and implementation complexity.

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

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Will megawatt charging nix hydrogen fuel cell tech in semis?

Green Car Reports

The Megawatt Charging Standard (MCS) formalized just last summer will pave the way for more electric big rigs at the expense of hydrogen fuel-cell trucks, an electric-truck consultant predicts. Enthusiasm for hydrogen fuel-cell passenger cars has largely played out, and megawatt charging will do the same for fuel-cell trucks, Rustam Kocher, former.

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Johnson Matthey and Hystar in strategic green hydrogen partnership

Green Car Congress

Johnson Matthey (JM) and Hystar , a Norwegian company specializing in PEM electrolyzers for the production of green hydrogen by water electrolysis, have signed a three-year strategic supply agreement. This delivers on JM’s published milestone of winning at least two strategic partnerships in hydrogen technologies by the end of 2022/23. Hystar offers two product lines of PEM electrolyzer systems, Vega and Mira.

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Tesla Cybertruck interior revealed in new picture

Electrek

A new picture of a Tesla Cybertruck prototype has revealed the interior of the electric pickup truck, and it’s definitely not for everyone. more… The post Tesla Cybertruck interior revealed in new picture appeared first on Electrek.

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KPMG and Circulor partner to meet growing demand for digital battery passports

Green Car Congress

The global professional services firm KPMG and Circulor , a leading supply chain traceability solution, announced a new alliance to offer a complete package that enables customers to trace, monitor and control critical raw materials throughout their battery and other industrial value chains, from extraction to the end of a product’s “first life” and beyond.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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Volvo Trucks Is Making Great Progress On Electric Truck Sales, But Isn’t Letting Safety Slide

CleanTechnica EVs

In the first quarter of 2023, Volvo Trucks emerged as the market leader in heavy electric trucks across Europe and North America. The Swedish truck manufacturer has successfully sold nearly 5,000 electric trucks across approximately 40 countries. Currently, Volvo Trucks is expanding its electric product offerings to additional markets in Asia, Latin America, and Africa.

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Caterham EV Seven to debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Electric Cars Report

Caterham has today revealed EV Seven – its technology development concept for a future fully electric Seven. The concept will test the feasibility of a lightweight electric Seven and enable Caterham to move a step closer to bringing a battery electric model to market that is as driver focused as its petrol counterpart. EV Seven […] The post Caterham EV Seven to debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tesla Cybertruck interior photo shows improved yoke steering, baby center console tonneau

Teslarati

New Tesla Cybertruck interior photos reveal an improved yoke steering wheel and other new tiny details to the all-electric pickup truck. The interior photos revealed an improved yoke steering wheel that’s closed up, similar to a traditional round steering wheel. The yoke steering wheel received mixed reviews when it was launched as standard with Tesla’s flagship vehicles, the Model X and Model S.

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Ford is making it easier for you to buy an EV

Electrek

Ford (F) CEO Jim Farley revealed during Monday’s Capital Markets Day that the automaker would soon make it as easy as possible for you to buy an EV with transparent pricing, flexible purchase options, and remote vehicle delivery. Ultimately, Ford is offering you the opportunity to skip what many consider the worst part of the buying experience – the dealership. more… The post Ford is making it easier for you to buy an EV appeared first on Electrek.

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Op-Ed: It’s Time To Fire Elon Musk

CleanTechnica EVs

The unsteady trend of Tesla stock and reputation has prompted many shareholders to call for Musk's resignation. Do you agree that it's finally time?

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No Ford 600-mile EVs, MCS vs. hydrogen, AM radio in EVs: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Ford says enough is enough with the range race and stands behind efficiency and viability. AM radio in EVs appears to be safe for now. And is megawatt charging a threat to hydrogen fuel-cell tech? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. As Ford CEO Jim Farley explained earlier this week, as part of its effort to control costs and build better.

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Daimler Truck Subsidiary FUSO Announces Production Start of Next Generation eCanter

CleanTechnica EVs

With increased power, enhanced efficiency, and an extended range, the Next Generation eCanter from FUSO offers a wide array of applications and operates with zero CO2 emissions during driving.

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Elon Musk details Tesla succession plan, and talks about his recommendation

Teslarati

Tesla CEO Elon Musk detailed his succession plan for the electric automaker and even discussed his recommendation to take over if “something were to happen to him unexpectedly.” There have been a lot of rumors in terms of Elon Musk’s plans at Tesla, with some speculation even going as far as to claim that his days as CEO of the electric automaker are numbered.

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Will 4680 Battery Cell Delays Impact Tesla Cybertruck Production?

CleanTechnica EVs

Earlier this month, Tesla battery cell supplier Panasonic announced that it would delay the commercial production schedule of 4680 cells. Some wonder if the news could affect production of the Tesla Cybertruck, which is set to begin deliveries later this year.

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BMW i5 arrives with up to 601 hp and 582 km range

Electric Cars Report

More dynamic than ever, featuring a wealth of digital innovations and, for the first time, all-electric drive – this is how the new BMW 5 Series Sedan steps up to the plate. As the BMW i5, the new edition of the world’s most successful business sedan takes the lead on the road to sustainable premium […] The post BMW i5 arrives with up to 601 hp and 582 km range appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Minnesota just passed a law that’s going to ramp up EV adoption

Electrek

Minnesota’s new law includes an EV rebate of $2,500 for a new car and $600 for a used one, with no income caps, among other EV incentives. more… The post Minnesota just passed a law that’s going to ramp up EV adoption appeared first on Electrek.

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New Opel Corsa Electric Coming With Range Of Up To 402 km

Electric Cars Report

The new Opel Corsa is coming – and it’s coming this year still. Even bolder, even more emotional, even more intuitive to operate and with completely new electric and hybrid drives, the newcomer will take Opel’s traditional strong offer in the small car segment to the next level. The new Corsa delights with its new design including […] The post New Opel Corsa Electric Coming With Range Of Up To 402 km appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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How can we protect critical national infrastructure from cyber attacks?

Innovation News Network

Discover how industries must protect themselves against the growing threat of cyber attacks on critical national infrastructure. The post How can we protect critical national infrastructure from cyber attacks? appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Tesla Model Y Owner Shares 8 Reasons To Avoid The Electric SUV

InsideEVs

A Tesla Model Y owner sheds light on range anxiety, service, tire wear, charging times, and other potential dealbreakers

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Hyundai partners with Shell to grow EV charging network in India

Electric Cars Report

Hyundai Motor India is partnering with Shell India to install 60 kW DC Fast Chargers across 36 of its EV Dealerships in India. The collaboration with Shell India is a part of Hyundai’s EV charging infrastructure expansion plan for providing customer centric solution towards a cleaner and greener future through adoption of environment friendly battery […] The post Hyundai partners with Shell to grow EV charging network in India appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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NIO launches the new ES6, an all-around high-tech electric SUV

Electrek

EV maker NIO officially launched the new ES6 electric SUV on Wednesday. Despite the ES6’s compact size, NIO expects significant results from its second-generation electric SUV. more… The post NIO launches the new ES6, an all-around high-tech electric SUV appeared first on Electrek.

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Even More Character To Experience The Outdoors Differently With The New Limited Edition Of The “My Ami Buggy” Series From Citroen

Electric Cars Report

Following the dazzling success in 2022 of the online sale of 50 “My Ami Buggy Ultra-Limited Series” in France, Citroen now offers a new special edition of 1,000 units which will be available in ten countries: France including the French overseas departments, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Morocco and Turkey.

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Tesla Model 3 & Tesla Autopilot On ~1500 Mile Cross-Country Adventure

CleanTechnica EVs

Our Tesla Model 3 cross-country road trip state-by-state breakdown: Utah: 99 miles, Wyoming: 450 miles, South Dakota: 450 miles, Minnesota: 250 miles, Wisconsin: 240 miles.

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LEVC announces upgraded battery for TX taxi and VN5 van

Electric Cars Report

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has announced an enhancement for its TX taxi and VN5 light van, with both vehicles benefitting from a larger and more efficient battery. The 34.6 kWh unit upgrades LEVC’s state-of-the-art eCity powertrain, offering increased capacity (up from 31 kWh) and greater efficiency, with even lower CO2 emissions for the TX and VN5, […] The post LEVC announces upgraded battery for TX taxi and VN5 van appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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BMW i7, BMW i4, BMW iX1, and BMW iX model update measures for summer 2023

EV Specifications

New model variants and innovations in the areas of electrification and digitalization are set to further increase the appeal and diversity of the BMW product range from summer 2023. At the pinnacle of the model portfolio, the arrival of a third variant of the all-electric BMW i7 expands the brand’s offering in the luxury segment. At the same time, the Multi-Contract Plug & Charge and MAX RANGE.

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