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Study finds running a hydrogen plane could be cheaper than traditional aircraft by 2035; requires correct policies and incentives

Green Car Congress

An economic study by research group Steer, and commissioned by T&E, looked at future operating costs of hydrogen planes on intra-European flights and found that they could be an efficient, cost competitive technology to decarbonize the sector, provided kerosene is taxed adequately. (If fossil kerosene is taxed in line with the Energy Taxation Directive proposal by the European Commission, at €10.75/GJ—approximately €0.37/L.

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Next-gen Ford EVs, Cadillac Escalade IQ, BMW EVs testing V2X: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Cadillac gives its long-anticipated Escalade EV a timeline and a badge. A California utility and BMW are working together on greening the grid with V2X tech. And Ford likens its efficiency-focused three-row electric SUV coming in 2025 to a “personal bullet train.” This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Don’t bother waiting for.

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Volvo receives order for up to 1,000 electric trucks from Holcim

Green Car Congress

Volvo Trucks has signed a letter of intent to sell 1,000 electric trucks between now and 2030 to Holcim, one of the world’s largest building solution providers. The deal is the largest commercial order to date for Volvo electric trucks; the first 130 trucks will be delivered in 2023 and 2024. Holcim is a global manufacturer of building solutions, with headquarters in Switzerland.

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BMW tests how its EVs might supplement the grid

Green Car Reports

BMW and utility Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) have started testing technology that allows EVs to supplement the grid. Testing is taking place at a PG&E lab in San Roman, California, as part of a partnership between the two companies that dates back to 2015, according to a BMW press release. BMW and PG&E previously offered.

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

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New Mercedes-AMG SL 43 features engine with electric exhaust gas turbocharger derived directly from Formula 1

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-AMG presented the SL 43, a technically innovative new entry model for the AMG SL roadster, arriving in US dealerships in summer 2023, starting from $109,900. Under the hood of the open-top 2+2-seater is an AMG-enhanced 2.0-liter turbocharged M139 engine featuring an electric exhaust gas turbocharger. This technology is a direct derivative of the development successfully used by the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team.

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Cadillac confirms Escalade IQ electric SUV for late-2023 reveal

Green Car Reports

Cadillac on Monday announced plans to create a fully electric iteration of its biggest SUV, the Escalade, plus a tease of the timeline: The electric version, called Escalade IQ, will bow later this year. According to Cadillac, the Escalade IQ “promises the same commitment to craftsmanship, technology and performance that has helped the.

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Ford 3-row EV SUV due in 2025 with 350 miles of range

Green Car Reports

Ford CEO Jim Farley on Monday teased the automaker’s upcoming fully electric seven-passenger SUV as being “like your own personal bullet train.” While that might not have been quite as extraordinary a picture as the Millennium Falcon with a back porch he likened Ford’s upcoming Project T3 electric pickup to in March, the.

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Cadillac to reveal first all-electric Escalade later this year: ESCALADE IQ

Green Car Congress

The Cadillac ESCALADE IQ will be revealed later this year. The ESCALADE IQ will join the LYRIQ and the upcoming CELESTIQ as Cadillac continues to build an all-electric portfolio. The IQ designation is Cadillac’s EV nomenclature and first debuted on the LYRIQ. Introduced for the 1999 model year, he Cadillac Escalade is a full-size luxury SUV and was Cadillac’s first major entry into the SUV market.

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Tesla SVP Automotive Tom Zhu adds 339k TSLA shares

Teslarati

Tesla SVP Automotive Tom Zhu has acquired an additional 339,060 TSLA shares. The update was listed in a Form 4 filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. As can be seen in the Form 4 filing , Zhu acquired 2,775 TSLA shares as an incentive stock option and 336,285 TSLA shares as a non-qualified stock option. Both transactions were listed with a May 18, 2023 date.

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Ford enters long-term lithium supply deals with SQM, Albemarle and Nemaska

Green Car Congress

Ford has signed long-term lithium supply agreements with Albemarle, SQM and Nemaska Lithium. SQM. The agreement between Ford and SQM will ensure the supply of battery-grade lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide, essential components to manufacture high-performance electric vehicle batteries. The origin of SQM's lithium should help Ford vehicles to qualify for the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) consumer tax credit and will help support its plans to produce electric vehicles and expand its presen

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

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Volvo receives record order for up to 1,000 electric trucks

Electric Cars Report

Volvo Trucks has signed a letter of intent to sell 1,000 electric trucks between now and 2030 to Holcim, one of the world’s largest building solution providers. The deal is the largest commercial order to date for Volvo electric trucks, and the first 130 trucks will be delivered in 2023 and 2024. Holcim is a […] The post Volvo receives record order for up to 1,000 electric trucks appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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DOE to award nearly $42M to 22 projects to advance clean hydrogen technologies

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) will award nearly $42 million in funding for 22 projects to advance critical technologies for producing, storing, and deploying clean hydrogen. DOE also announced $17.8 million to establish a new North American university research consortium that will help states and tribal communities implement grid resilience programs and achieve decarbonization goals.

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Tesla could reveal new Gigafactory location by end of 2023: Elon Musk

Teslarati

Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed earlier today in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that the electric automaker could reveal the location of its next production facility by the end of 2023. “We will probably pick another location towards the end of this year,” Musk said during the interview earlier today. It fuels months of speculation has several locations across the globe spar in an attempt to win over the next manufacturing plant of the leading electric automaker.

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Sakuu launches Li-Metal Cypress cell chemistry for manufacturing licensing

Green Car Congress

Sakuu Corporation launched its safer, high energy, high power density Li-Metal Cypress cell chemistry for licensing to battery manufacturers using roll-to-roll manufacturing technology. Sakuu said that Cypress delivers a combination of performance characteristics for battery manufacturers, notably: High power: 8C pulse discharge, 3C continuous discharge Energy density: 750+ Wh/l Industry-standard certification procedures are underway for Sakuu’s Cypress cell chemistry product including UN/UL tes

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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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Breakthrough EV battery pack could last 2 million kms, or 130 years of average driving

The Driven EV News

Gotion High-Tech has announced its new L600 LMFP Astroinno battery with 1000km of range and 2 million km worth of charging cycles will go into mass production in 2024. The post Breakthrough EV battery pack could last 2 million kms, or 130 years of average driving appeared first on The Driven.

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thyssenkrupp nucera to supply 700+ MW of electrolyzers to H2 Green Steel for one of the largest integrated green steel plants in Europe

Green Car Congress

thyssenkrupp nucera is partnering with H2 Green Steel in constructing the first large-scale green steel plant in Europe. The standardized 20 MW alkaline water electrolysis (AWE) modules—now called by the product name “scalum”—will enable an installed capacity of more than 700 MW. This will also create one of the largest water electrolysis plants in Europe.

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SpaceX to launch 33rd Falcon 9 launch of the year

Teslarati

SpaceX is targeting 11:25 PM ET (03:25 UTC) tonight to launch Arabsat BADR-8 to a geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO). The launch window extends for 127 minutes, which SpaceX may need to use as the weather outlook only shows a 25% chance of acceptable conditions. If weather conditions do not improve, SpaceX has another launch opportunity tomorrow evening at the same time.

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NEOM Green Hydrogen Company completes financial close of $8.4B for world’s largest green hydrogen plant

Green Car Congress

NEOM Green Hydrogen Company ( NGHC )—an equal joint venture by ACWA Power, Air Products and NEOM— announced that following signing financial documents with 23 local, regional, and international banks, and investment firms, it has now achieved financial close on the world’s largest green hydrogen production facility at a total investment value of US$8.4 billion.

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Tesla Brand Loyalty Still Very High, Tesla Stealing Sales From Toyota & Honda

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla’s brand loyalty has been notably high compared to some automakers, and with recent price cuts, the company has made it appealing for many to stick with the brand.

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Lucid Motors launches two more Air variants in Europe

Electric Cars Report

Lucid Motors, the US-based luxury electric car manufacturer, has unveiled the pricing details for two additional variants of its luxury sedan, the Lucid Air, specifically tailored for the markets of Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Norway. With the first Lucid Air Dream Edition and Air Grand Touring vehicles already on the road in Germany and […] The post Lucid Motors launches two more Air variants in Europe appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Comment on New NIO ES6 launch: Live updates by John Hanna

CN EV Post

Re-hash of a 5 year-old model won't revitalize Nio. According to this channel the "new" ES6's have been made available for insurance registrations for a few weeks now, and the total of those combined with the registrations of the old ES6 over the same period are still below far below historical levels. Having a "launch" event for a model facelift is desperation by the board.

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FUSO starts production of the Next Generation eCanter

Electric Cars Report

More powerful, more efficient, longer range – plus a wide variety of applications and CO2-neutral in driving operation: this is the essence of the Next Generation eCanter from FUSO. Following its European premiere at the IAA Transportation in Hanover in September 2022, Daimler Truck subsidiary FUSO is celebrating the start of production of the all-electric […] The post FUSO starts production of the Next Generation eCanter appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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New Preschool In Östersund To Be 1st Fully Electrified Construction Site In EU

CleanTechnica EVs

A municipality in Sweden will soon be getting a new preschool, and the cool thing is that it will be built using only electric machinery. Coincidently, the emission-free workplace will be the first electrified construction site in the EU. Located in Östersund, the current Ottfjället preschool consists of 3 departments, with room for 54 children.

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New Skoda Enyaq Laurin & Klement: Extended range and comprehensive technical upgrades

Electric Cars Report

Skoda Auto is completing the top end of its all-electric SUV series by launching the new Enyaq L&K. Steeped in Skoda tradition, this variant named after the Czech car company’s founders Václav Laurin and Václav Klement is distinguished by specific exterior and interior design features and comes with a particularly comprehensive range of standard equipment. […] The post New Skoda Enyaq Laurin & Klement: Extended range and comprehensive technical upgrades appeared first on Electric

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This plug-and-play meter collar makes electrical panel upgrades for EVs and solar unnecessary

Electrek

Philadelphia-based ConnectDER, which sells plug-and-play meter collar adapters for EV chargers, solar, and battery storage, just closed a $27 million Series C funding round. more… The post This plug-and-play meter collar makes electrical panel upgrades for EVs and solar unnecessary appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla teases Cybertruck’s epic winter testing

Teslarati

Tesla teased the Cybertruck’s epic winter testing by showing off a photo of the vehicle treading through frozen tundra. With Cybertruck production nearing , Tesla is continuing to show off what the final product might look like in several looks through both candid shots taken by lucky onlookers and exclusive photos shared by the company. Testing for the Cybertruck has been robust and treacherous, and it is needed.

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Bridgestone Reveals New EV Tire

CleanTechnica EVs

Tires play a crucial role in the efficiency and overall performance of electric vehicles, and also vehicles in general. They are the only point of contact between the vehicle and the road, and hence, their design and quality have a significant impact on various aspects of driving. One of the key factors is energy efficiency.

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Green hydrogen to combat climate change

Innovation News Network

Discover Minnova Corp's hydrogen strategy and innovative technology, and learn about the role of green hydrogen in the energy transition. The post Green hydrogen to combat climate change appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Mercedes-Maybach introduces a murdered out ‘Night Series’ version of the EQS SUV

Electrek

Just over a month after introducing its first all-electric model in the EQS 680 SUV, Mercedes-Maybach has announced a new “Night Series” aesthetic for those who like black. These designs span across multiple Maybach models in addition to the EQS SUV and offer plenty of distinct and exclusive features inside and out. Hope you like Maybach logo… more… The post Mercedes-Maybach introduces a murdered out ‘Night Series’ version of the EQS SUV appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Autopilot gets more criticism from Pete Buttigieg, this time on driver interaction

Teslarati

Pete Buttigieg, Secretary of Transportation for the United States, continued his skepticism over Tesla Autopilot on Tuesday after indicating there is a concern with the technology’s interaction with the driver. Buttigieg has been critical of Tesla Autopilot in the past but has recognized the automaker as the leader in EVs , which has been a challenge for other prominent members of the government.

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Tesla Powerwall 3 has 11.5 kW of power

Electrek

Tesla Powerwall 3 is about to launch, and we can now confirm that it will be offered with up to 11.5 kW of power output, according to Tesla documents obtained by Electrek. more… The post Tesla Powerwall 3 has 11.5 kW of power appeared first on Electrek.

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BMW introduces new i4 xDrive40 AWD and i7 eDrive50 RWD to US market

Electric Cars Report

BMW North America will continue to broaden its electrified product portfolio with the introduction of several new models in the summer of 2023. The successful i4 lineup will expand to include the 396-horsepower, all-wheel drive i4 xDrive40. The groundbreaking seventh generation 7 Series will offer two new electrified variants – the 483-horsepower 750e xDrive plug-in […] The post BMW introduces new i4 xDrive40 AWD and i7 eDrive50 RWD to US market appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tesla Exporting Shanghai-Made Model 3 & Model Y Vehicles To Canada

CleanTechnica EVs

The first batch of Tesla vehicles manufactured in Shanghai has arrived in Vancouver, Canada, and a second load is on its way.

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Fisker collaborates with Allianz Partners to provide peace of mind roadside assistance support for European customers

Electric Cars Report

Fisker Inc. announced a new partnership with Allianz Partners, a leading company in B2B2C assistance and insurance solutions, to provide comprehensive roadside assistance for Fisker customers in Europe. Bringing decades of experience in roadside assistance, and a commitment to sustainability as a leading provider to Battery Electric Vehicle players, Allianz Partners provides Fisker customers 24/7 […] The post Fisker collaborates with Allianz Partners to provide peace of mind roadside assis

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