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Foothill Transit orders 19 ENC Axess EVO-FC hydrogen fuel cell buses

Green Car Congress

ElDorado National (ENC), a subsidiary of REV Group, secured an order for 19 Axess EVO-FC hydrogen fuel cell buses from California public transit provider Foothill Transit. Foothill Transit currently operates a fleet of 359 buses, which includes zero-emission models, and serves Southern California’s San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys, including Pasadena and downtown Los Angeles.

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Rivian CEO explains why spectacular Tank Turn mode is a no-go

Green Car Reports

The glorious Tank Turn feature that Rivian showed off way back in December 2019 got a lot of truck and off-road enthusiasts talking, for good reason. The mode showed off the possibility of using all four of the electric motors in Quad Motor R1T and R1S electric trucks to rotate the vehicle around and around in essentially the same space, given a.

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Southern Rock Energy Partners picks Cushing, OK as site for new $5.56B 250 kbpd crude refinery

Green Car Congress

The Cushing Economic Development Foundation, Inc. and the City of Cushing, Oklahoma announced that Southern Rock Energy Partners, LLC (SREP) has selected Cushing as the site for its 250,000 BPD next-generation, full conversion crude refinery. The project is expected to have $5.56 billion in capital investment and supply 423+ full-time employees for operations.

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Tesla Cybertruck round steering wheel option was hiding in plain sight

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It appears that Tesla is at least considering the idea of using a traditional round steering wheel with the Cybertruck. Interestingly, hints of the Cybertruck’s round steering wheel option were hidden in plain sight. Since the Cybertruck was released, the vehicle was never spotted with a conventional steering wheel. The original, hulking Cybertruck prototype unveiled in 2019 featured a steering yoke that is very similar to what was eventually released for the new Model S and Model X.

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

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Cirba Solutions & Volta Energy Technologies partner to advance closed-loop system for battery materials

Green Car Congress

Cirba Solutions, a battery materials and management processor for end-of-life batteries and gigafactory manufacturing scrap, has agreed to partner with Volta Energy Technologies, a venture capital firm backed by some of the biggest names in energy and energy storage materials. Cirba Solutions and Volta will be collaborating in numerous strategic areas to advance a closed-loop ecosystem for battery materials.

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Volvo Cars invests in bidirectional EV charging startup dcbel

Electric Cars Report

Smart home energy company dcbel has secured a strategic investment from Volvo Cars. The Swedish car manufacturer has chosen to support dcbel’s R&D and go-to-market endeavors through its corporate venture capital arm, the Volvo Cars Tech Fund. “Home Energy Management Systems will play a vital role as we move towards bi-directionality of electric vehicles,” said Alexander […] The post Volvo Cars invests in bidirectional EV charging startup dcbel appeared first on Electr

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Tesla hacker observes “hidden” improvements with software update v11.4.2

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In a recent comment on Twitter, Elon Musk apologized for Tesla’s auto wipers , which have been quite inconsistent, to say the least. Observations from a noted Tesla hacker suggest that Tesla has already implemented a slight change that makes the feature more acceptable. Longtime Tesla hacker @greentheonly , who has gained a reputation for discovering new features in the electric vehicle maker’s code, recently noted that software update 11.4.2 actually features some notable improveme

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Comment on China NEV insurance registrations for week ending May 28: Li Auto 7,100, XPeng 2,100, NIO 1,600 by CARS CARS CARS

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I demand NIO's CEO and CFO answer how they are going to deliver 250 000 Ev's this year when they are only registering 1600 cars. These thieves need to come clear how they are cheating shareholders. Bloody thieves.

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TEPCO, Toyota to Test Stationary Storage Battery System Using EV Batteries

Electric Cars Report

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) and Toyota have developed a stationary storage battery system (1 MW output, 3 MWh capacity) that combines TEPCO’s operating technology and safety standards for stationary storage batteries and Toyota’s system technology for electrified vehicle storage batteries. This system will be installed in the Eurus Tashirotai Wind Farm by […] The post TEPCO, Toyota to Test Stationary Storage Battery System Using EV Batteries appeared fir

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The first US-built offshore wind substation is sailing to New York

Electrek

The first US-built offshore wind substation is complete and headed to South Fork Wind – a major milestone for the US offshore wind industry. more… The post The first US-built offshore wind substation is sailing to New York appeared first on Electrek.

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

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Mbay Mobility Is Launching An All-Electric Taxi Financing Platform In Senegal

CleanTechnica EVs

M’Bay means to cultivate in Wolof,the main language in Senegal. The aptly-named Mbay wants to help cultivate and grow the green mobility sector in West Africa, starting in Dakar, Senegal.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk to visit China this week to meet with officials: report

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Elon Musk is expected to visit China this week. The Tesla CEO is expected to meet with senior government officials during his visit, as well as tour Gigafactory Shanghai, Tesla’s electric vehicle factory in China. The trip would mark Musk’s first visit to China since 2020. At the time, Musk visited Gigafactory Shanghai for the facility’s first Model 3 deliveries to non-Tesla employees.

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ZParq completes $2.7M seed round to bring ultracompact electric marine motors to market

Electrek

Swedish marine propulsion startup ZParq announced it has successfully completed a seed round led by cleantech investors, totaling 2.5 million euros ($2.68M). With the fresh funding, ZParq looks to bring its compact electric marine motors, powertrains, and other adjacent technologies to market to help decarbonize the segment. more… The post ZParq completes $2.7M seed round to bring ultracompact electric marine motors to market appeared first on Electrek.

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An EV Drive Unit Built Without Rare Earth Minerals

CleanTechnica EVs

In this article, I want to share news from Vitesco Technologies about a really cool EV drive unit design they produced. What really sets it apart from other designs is that it doesn’t depend on rare earth minerals and permanent magnets.

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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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Vestas adds 300 F-150 Lightning EVs to its US fleet

Electric Cars Report

As the world embraces the need for sustainable energy solutions, Vestas has been at the forefront of revolutionizing the renewable energy landscape. With an extensive footprint in the U.S., Vestas helps maintain and operate nearly 15,000 turbines across the country. Part of ensuring the smooth operations of Vestas’technology includes a reliable vehicle fleet that can transport […] The post Vestas adds 300 F-150 Lightning EVs to its US fleet appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Holiday Weekend Reveals Future Charging Needs (Part 2)

CleanTechnica EVs

In Part 1, I named several locations that had full stations at the beginning of Memorial Day weekend. Now, I’m going to name one more and get into some important things we can learn about future charging needs. Ogallala, Nebraska Another thing I noticed was that Ogallala’s Electrify America station was full.

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Econ Engineering launches multi-role electric gritter truck

Electric Cars Report

Econ Engineering has launched a versatile new electric gritter truck which can be operated year-round, thanks to a range of demountable body options which allow it to seamlessly switch between fleet roles, all whilst ensuring zero-tailpipe emissions. Key to the truck’s flexibility is Econ’s innovative new Electric Quick Change Body (E-QCB) system, which in addition […] The post Econ Engineering launches multi-role electric gritter truck appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Putting Two Ford Announcements Together Shows Us How It Thinks About EV Range

CleanTechnica EVs

A few days before Ford announced it was going to use Tesla’s plug for future vehicles, the company had a range of other announcements. The big news stuffed those bits of news into the memory hole somewhat rapidly, before many of us had a chance to unpack them further.

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NVIDIA is upgrading the in-car experience with AI, streaming, and advanced safety features

Electrek

NVIDIA revealed a new partnership Monday with Taiwanese semiconductor giant MediaTek to enhance the in-car driver experience and make your commute more enjoyable and safe. more… The post NVIDIA is upgrading the in-car experience with AI, streaming, and advanced safety features appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla holds Family Day for Giga Berlin employees

Teslarati

Just like fellow Silicon Valley companies, Elon Musk’s ventures, such as Tesla and SpaceX, are known for their “work hard, play hard” culture. Long hours and sleepless nights are pretty much expected, but employees can also expect Musk to throw large, fun parties for them and their families. A former SpaceX test engineer even informed WIRED that Elon Musk once converted the SpaceX factory floor into a full-blown carnival for a party.

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Colorado’s new EV state tax credits are fantastic

Electrek

Colorado is trailblazing with a new law that ramps up impressive EV state tax credits for both purchases and leases. more… The post Colorado’s new EV state tax credits are fantastic appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Semi real-world sightings show that a cleaner, quieter future is possible for the trucking sector

Teslarati

The Tesla Semi may still be in its initial production, but the units that have been delivered to PepsiCo are already making a strong statement. If anything, they emphasize the idea that it is possible to adopt a cleaner, quieter alternative to conventional trucking solutions featuring large, noisy, Class 8 diesel-powered semitrailers today. It is easy to forget that while diesel-powered trucks have been the norm for a very long time, they do come with their own set of inconveniences.

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Maserati Full-Electric Gran Turismo Folgore Runs On An FPT Industrial Powertrain

CleanTechnica EVs

IVECO’s FPT Industrial created the running gear for the Maserati Gran Turismo Folgore, the first car in the brand’s history to adopt a 100% electric powertrain. IVECO is known more for its large commercial vehicle applications.

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Volkswagen ID.Buzz camper experience hints at Tesla Robovan “van life” potential

Teslarati

The Tesla Robovan is still several years away, but a hint of its potential as an electric camper van can already be seen today. This is, at least, if one were to look at the accounts of experienced van campers with all-electric vans like the Volkswagen ID. Buzz. The idea of camper vans is said to have predated the popularity of the internal combustion engine, with the horse-drawn traveling home dubbed “The Wanderer” being commissioned by Scottish medic Dr.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk calls BYD ‘highly competitive’

Electrek

Tesla and now Elon Musk, in particular, have changed their opinion on BYD lately with the CEO now calling the Chinese company “highly competitive.” more… The post Tesla’s Elon Musk calls BYD ‘highly competitive’ appeared first on Electrek.

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EVs Play Big Roles As Official Cars At 2023 ASEAN Summit

CleanTechnica EVs

To push the EV agenda at the recently concluded ASEAN Summit 2023 at Labuan Bajo in Indonesia, organizers made sure there were no ICE vehicles used by the delegates, their staff, and visitors.

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How Many Amps Do You Need For Home EV Charging?

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If you’re a proud owner of an electric vehicle, or considering making the leap to emission-free driving, one crucial question you’ll need to answer is: “How many amps do I need for home EV charging?” Understanding this is key to ensuring you can conveniently and efficiently charge your EV at home. Understanding Amps and EV Charging Before we delve into specifics, let’s take a moment to understand what amps are.

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Elon Musk plans Fallout party in The Boring Company’s Vegas Loop

Teslarati

Elon Musk is still planning the Fallout-themed party in The Boring Company’s (TBC) Vegas Loop. Fallout is a popular post-apocalyptic role-playing game. The game’s setting fits perfectly within the confines of The Boring Company’s tunnels. In Fallout, several underground shelters are built to protect survivors of a global nuclear war. Given Fallout’s setting and theme, there might be a Cybertruck appearance at TBC’s opening party, too.

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This electric tanker will carry 96 batteries across the ocean, transporting clean energy

Electrek

As the world moves toward a sustainable future, some regions have an abundance of renewable energy, while others are at a geographical disadvantage. Japan-based startup PowerX has a solution with the world’s first electric battery tanker, “X,” designed to transport clean energy by sea. more… The post This electric tanker will carry 96 batteries across the ocean, transporting clean energy appeared first on Electrek.

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Comment on NIO App stops showing wait time for new ES6 by nov22

CN EV Post

@CARS CARS CARS In reply to CARS CARS CARS. William Li has been repeatly saying that NIO is taking the long-term thinking during short-time uncertainty. In other words, William Li is flipping the middle finger to the inventors and their loss. I think the current market cap is clearly relecting this reality. Share price in 2023 is essentially the same as 2018.

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Everything you need to know about electric micro-cars, NEVs, LSVs, & golf carts

Electrek

As American cars and trucks continue to bloat, growing longer and wider decade over decade while roads and parking spaces stay the same size, there may be hope glimmering on the horizon: tiny electric vehicles. I’m not talking about small cars. I’m talking about tiny ones – micro-cars, if you will. They’re a small but growing category of motor vehicles in the US, and they may just save us from a future of massive, energy-guzzling vehicles that can somehow plow through a playground without notici

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How to advance Brazil’s rare earth industry

Innovation News Network

Learn about the critical steps Brazil must take to capitalise on its significant rare earth elements potential. The post How to advance Brazil’s rare earth industry appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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XPeng CEO teases next EV model – the X9

Electrek

Less than two months after debuting its fifth production EV called the G6, XPeng Motors’ CEO He Xiaopeng shared that the Chinese automaker is already busy on a sixth model called the X9. This will be XPeng’s first attempt at a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) that it looks to utilize in targeting a certain demographic overseas. more… The post XPeng CEO teases next EV model – the X9 appeared first on Electrek.

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Elon Musk Once Laughed At BYD, Here's What He Thinks Now

InsideEVs

Musk burst out laughing during a 2011 interview when the reporter suggested BYD as a potential rival for Tesla in the EV space.

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