Wed.May 31, 2023

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New Toyota Yaris brings expanded hybrid line-up, enhanced safety and digital user experience

Green Car Congress

Toyota announced a series of improvements and enhancements to strengthen its Yaris Hybrid hatchback range, increasing the market appeal of a model range that has proved an outstanding success for the brand. As well as strengthening the power and performance of the hybrid electric powertrain to give European customers more choice and increasing the scope of the advanced active safety and driver assistance systems, Toyota is introducing a completely new digital dimension to the car.

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Yes, wiper fluid is a source of harmful vehicle emissions

Green Car Reports

A new study from the American Chemical Society provides a reminder that tailpipes aren't the only source of harmful vehicle emissions. The study suggests that wiper fluid could be a significant source of emissions, one that will become a bigger part of the vehicle fleet's overall carbon footprint as EV adoption increases. That's because wiper.

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Daimler Truck and Toyota to partner on advanced technologies, merge Mitsubishi Fuso and Hino Motors

Green Car Congress

Daimler Truck Holding AG, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), Hino Motors Ltd. (Hino) and Toyota Motor Corporation concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on accelerating the development of advanced technologies and merging MFTBC and Hino. Daimler Truck, MFTBC, Hino, and Toyota will collaborate toward achieving carbon neutrality by developing CASE technologies (Connected/Autonomous & Automated/Shared/Electric) and strengthening the commercial vehicle business on a global sca

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Volvo teases Tesla-like single-screen interface for EX30 EV

Green Car Reports

The Volvo EX30 compact crossover EV won’t just be smaller. It will also be vastly more simplified in its interface, Volvo revealed Wednesday. With no separate gauge cluster, the EX30 will, like the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y, shift all displays to a single screen. On it, speed and charging levels will be among the pieces of information near.

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

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Dow and New Energy Blue partner on bio-based ethylene from corn stover

Green Car Congress

Dow and New Energy Blue announced a long-term supply agreement in North America in which New Energy Blue will create bio-based ethylene from renewable agricultural residues. Dow expects to purchase this bio-based ethylene, reducing carbon emissions from plastic production, and using it in recyclable applications across transportation, footwear, and packaging.

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US and Canada collaborate on EV charging corridor

Green Car Reports

The U.S. and Canada have announced plans for a joint EV charging corridor connecting the two countries. Christened the Binational EV Corridor, the project aims to place EV fast chargers approximately every 50 miles between Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation press release. A.

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Tesla is back into the S&P 500 ESG index, but barely anyone’s really heard about it

Teslarati

The S&P Dow Jones Indices attracted quite a lot of headlines when it removed Tesla from its (Environmental, Social, and Governance) ESG Index last year. Tesla has since been added back to the S&P 500 ESG index. The update just didn’t get as much attention as Tesla’s removal last year. When the S&P removed Tesla from the ESG Index , it provided a pretty detailed explanation behind its decision.

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Stellantis and Vulcan in joint project to develop geothermal energy to supply Mulhouse Plant; assessing lithium production potential

Green Car Congress

Stellantis N.V. and Vulcan Energy Resources Limited have signed a binding term sheet for the first phase of a multiphase project to develop new geothermal projects aimed at decarbonizing the energy mix of Stellantis’ Mulhouse industrial site in France, which is home to the DS 7, Peugeot 308 and 308 SW, 508 and 508 SW and the new 408 models. Based upon current assumptions, the planned renewable energy project could provide a significant portion of the industrial site’s annual energy needs startin

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Tesla is rumored to show new Model 3 on Thursday

Electrek

Tesla is rumored to debut its new Model 3 design refresh on Thursday, according to Bloomberg. However, I’d take the report with a grain of salt. more… The post Tesla is rumored to show new Model 3 on Thursday appeared first on Electrek.

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Argonne-led team develops new low-cost cobalt-based catalyst for PEM electrolysis

Green Car Congress

A multi-institutional team led by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) has developed a low-cost cobalt-based catalyst for the production of hydrogen in a proton exchange membrane water electrolyzer (PEMWE). Other contributors include DOE’s Sandia National Laboratories and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Giner Inc.

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

Brief

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Comment on NIO adds 10 showrooms and 66 swap stations worldwide in May by CARS CARS CARS

CN EV Post

Can someone tell me why they are spending on showrooms when their cars don't sell? This is another Luckin coffee. Expanding fast the claim bankruptcy and cheat shareholders.

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LR, SDARI and MAN ES partner on ammonia dual-fuel containership for MSC; 8,200 TEU vessel

Green Car Congress

Lloyd’s Register (LR), Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN-ES) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a design for the ammonia dual-fuel operation of an MSC container ship. Under the MOU, a technical specification and the associated design documents will be developed for a variant of SDARI’s twin island 8,200 TEU container ship design for a vessel contracted to LR class by MSC.

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35% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In China! (China EV Sales Report)

CleanTechnica EVs

Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Plugins scored over half a million sales last month, up 93% year over year (YoY). That pulled the year-to-date (YTD) tally to over 1.9 million units. Share-wise, with April showing another great performance, plugin vehicles hit 35% market share!

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Neste starts to use lower-emission co-processed marine fuel in two vessels transporting renewable diesel to Sweden

Green Car Congress

From May 2023 onwards, two tankers transporting Neste’s renewable diesel from Finland to Sweden will be fueled with a lower-emission marine fuel: Neste Marine 0.1 Co-processed. ( Earlier post.) Neste Marine 0.1 Co-processed is an ISCC PLUS certified marine fuel and a lower-emission solution for marine professionals, including cargo owners and charterers.

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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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Toyota confirms 3-row electric SUV for US assembly in 2025

Green Car Reports

Toyota on Wednesday confirmed that it will assemble a three-row battery electric SUV at its Georgetown, Kentucky, plant starting in 2025. The new SUV will use batteries supplied from Toyota’s North Carolina plant, and it says that facility will be “Toyota’s hub for developing and producing lithium-ion batteries needed for its.

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ARPA-E seeks to develop superconducting cables for fusion, grid, electric aviation, motors & generators

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) announced up to $10 million in funding to develop novel manufacturing technologies for superconducting tapes. ( DE-FOA-0002784 Modification 06 ) Enabling widely available low-cost, high-performance superconducting (HTS) tapes could help enable the market growth and proliferation of nuclear fusion, superconducting cables for the electric grid, electric aviation, and superconductor-based electric generators/motors.

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Tesla to power new massive $500 million energy storage project

Electrek

Tesla is going to supply its Megapack for a massive new $500 million energy storage project in Arizona in partnership with Strata Clean Energy. It should become one of the largest battery projects in the world. more… The post Tesla to power new massive $500 million energy storage project appeared first on Electrek.

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Incentives & Lower Costs Drive Electric Vehicle Adoption In Our Annual Energy Outlook

CleanTechnica EVs

Editor’s note: CleanTechnica does not endorse this forecast. We find it worth publishing because of the source (the agency behind it) and as a reference to return to in coming years. To be frank, it looks wildly pessimistic, but we’ll see. Feel free to discuss down in the comments.

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porta Group and Allego to Roll Out Fast-Charging Stations Across Germany

Electric Cars Report

Allego N.V., a leading European public electric vehicle fast and ultrafast charging network, and the porta Group, today announced the expansion of fast-charging facilities to be available at the porta Group furniture store locations throughout Germany. Allego will install a total of 1,500 EV charging points at 123 porta Group locations all of which are […] The post porta Group and Allego to Roll Out Fast-Charging Stations Across Germany appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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BAE Partners With Eaton To Improve Medium Duty Trucks With Electric Drivetrains

CleanTechnica EVs

BAE Systems is a multinational defense, security, and aerospace company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Established in 1999 through the merger of British Aerospace (BAe) and Marconi Electronic Systems (MES), BAE Systems has grown to become one of the world’s leading defense contractors, providing innovative solutions to governments and commercial clients across the globe.

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Faraday Future Launches Limited Edition FF 91 2.0 For $309K

Electric Cars Report

Faraday Future officially unveiled its “FF 91 Final Launch & Faraday Future 2.0 Event.” The Company announced product upgrades since the FF 91’s introduction six years ago leading into the 2.0 era of mobility and officially unveiled the release of the silicon-based new species, the FF 91 2.0 Futurist Alliance and the FF 91 2.0 […] The post Faraday Future Launches Limited Edition FF 91 2.0 For $309K appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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North America is now the growth leader for new battery factories

Electrek

North America became the fastest-growing regional market for planned new battery cell manufacturing factories by the end of 2022, according to a new report released today. more… The post North America is now the growth leader for new battery factories appeared first on Electrek.

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Nvidia & MediaTek Partner To Improve Connected Vehicles

CleanTechnica EVs

It’s hard to not think of EVs and great infotainment systems with connected features as going hand-in-hand. But, there’s no physical reason that we must do this. EV conversions and some entry-level EVs show us that an EV can be just as dumb as any ICE vehicle and still be able to drive around.

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Book your seat for SAS’s first all-electric flight, the next chapter in aviation

Electrek

If you ever wanted to be a part of history, now may be your chance. Scandinavian Airlines, or SAS, as it’s better known, is opening reservations for its first-ever all-electric commercial flight. more… The post Book your seat for SAS’s first all-electric flight, the next chapter in aviation appeared first on Electrek.

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Inventing The €100 Per Month Electric Car

CleanTechnica EVs

Electric cars are the future, yet today's EVs are unaffordable for many people. This doesn't have to be the case.

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Here’s what would happen if the US federal fleet was 100% electric

Electrek

Electrifying the entire US federal fleet would save $6 billion over 15 years, according to a report from global research and analytics firm ICF Climate Center. more… The post Here’s what would happen if the US federal fleet was 100% electric appeared first on Electrek.

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ACT unveils state-of-the-art electric fire truck – first of its kind in southern hemisphere

The Driven EV News

The ACT Emergency Services Agency has begun its transition to electric vehicles unveiling a new electric fire truck packed with high tech features to help firefighters. The post ACT unveils state-of-the-art electric fire truck – first of its kind in southern hemisphere appeared first on The Driven.

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Genesis brings facial recognition and other cool new features to its EVs

Electrek

Luxury automaker Genesis is rolling out new features for EV owners, including the world’s first facial recognition technology for its all-electric GV60 electric SUV. more… The post Genesis brings facial recognition and other cool new features to its EVs appeared first on Electrek.

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Two not so super cars caught ICEing Tesla Superchargers

The Driven EV News

A Lamborghini and a McLaren caught blocking access to Tesla charging station at Runaway Bay on Australia's Gold Coast. The post Two not so super cars caught ICEing Tesla Superchargers appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla starts shipping cars at less than 50% charge, gives free Supercharging miles

Electrek

Tesla is starting to ship its electric cars with a 50% state-of-charge for safety reasons. It is giving buyers 150 free Supercharging kilometers to compensate them. more… The post Tesla starts shipping cars at less than 50% charge, gives free Supercharging miles appeared first on Electrek.

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AEHRA reveals preview images of its all-electric Sedan ahead of Milano Monza Motor Show debut

Electric Cars Report

AEHRA, a new global ultra-premium electric automotive brand, has revealed exclusive preview images of its forthcoming Sedan model ahead of unveiling the final vehicle design at the Milano Monza Motor Show on June 16th. The new Sedan follows swiftly in the wheel tracks of the AEHRA SUV unveiled last year, and the images depict a […] The post AEHRA reveals preview images of its all-electric Sedan ahead of Milano Monza Motor Show debut appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk becomes world’s wealthiest by net worth again

Teslarati

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has retaken his place as the world’s wealthiest person by net worth. The feat was achieved as Musk was wrapping up a busy two-day trip to China, which saw the CEO meeting with several high-profile officials and suppliers over the course of two days. As per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index , Musk’s net worth has reached $192 billion, allowing him to edge out luxury goods tycoon Bernard Arnault.

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Mercedes-Benz eActros 300 Tractor Ready For Series Production

Electric Cars Report

The eActros 300 Tractor for distribution haulage has covered around 3,000 kilometers from the Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant to Aksaray in Turkey, where the road endurance and reliability testing of the electric truck will be taking place. Test engineers chose a route across Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria for the trip. Two eActros as two […] The post Mercedes-Benz eActros 300 Tractor Ready For Series Production appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Plug Power’s game-changing move: $6bn investment to create three green hydrogen plants in Finland

Innovation News Network

Plug Power has announced exciting plans to invest $6bn in developing three green hydrogen production plants in Finland. The post Plug Power’s game-changing move: $6bn investment to create three green hydrogen plants in Finland appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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