Wed.Dec 04, 2019

Mercedes-Benz’ Lab1886 supporting Rolls-Royce Power Systems in pilot project for stationary fuel-cell systems

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Lab1886, the innovation unit for business models within Mercedes-Benz AG, is now supporting drive and energy system provider Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG in a pilot project in the field of stationary energy supply systems.

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Lightyear One solar electric car aims to “leapfrog the grid”

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The Lightyear One started with a World Solar Challenge champion-team effort, and the project has from the start been focused around uncompromised efficiency and a design that flaunts its solar cells and sleek aerodynamics—as well as the idea of not being so dependent on charging infrastructure.

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BNEF annual Li-ion battery price survey finds prices fell 13% from 2018 to average $156/kWh in 2019

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Battery prices, which were above $1,100 per kilowatt-hour in 2010, have fallen 87% in real terms to $156/kWh in 2019. By 2023, average prices will be close to $100/kWh, according to the latest forecast from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF).

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Chicago among cities requiring spaces for apartment, condo dwellers to charge EVs

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Chicago is joining the growing number of U.S. cities that are requiring multifamily buildings to make accommodations for electric vehicle owners.

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Hyundai Motor Strategy 2025 lays out transition into smart mobility solution provider

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Hyundai Motor Company announced a new roadmap—Strategy 2025—intended to secure its position as a frontrunner in the future mobility industry.

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Chinese EVs, Lightyear taps Tesla talent, apartment charging: Today’s Car News

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Tesla experience might come in handy for a company aiming to disrupt the electric-car sector. We take a walk through some highlights among the many EVs seen at a major Chinese auto show. And renters need to charge, too. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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IVECO, FPT Industrial and Nikola Corporation unveil Nikola TRE battery-electric truck for European markets

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IVECO, FPT Industrial and Nikola unveiled the maquette of the Nikola TRE battery-electric truck, the first vehicle resulting from the joint venture between CNH Industrial and Nikola, which involves the commercial vehicle brand and the powertrain specialist. Earlier post.).

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New fka and Roland Berger E-Mobility Index finds China best prepared for electric mobility among all automotive nations

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China continues to be the leading country for e-mobility in terms of industry and market, according to the E-Mobility Index 2019 from fka GmbH and Roland Berger GmbH.

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Euro NCAP: Tesla Model X proves to be stand-out performer while other models shine

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Euro NCAP has released the results of their latest safety tests, with the recently-updated Tesla Model X the stand-out performer of this round

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Rio Tinto to invest $1.5B to continue production at Kennecott copper to 2032

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Rio Tinto has approved a $1.5-billion investment (100% basis) to continue production at its Kennecott copper operation in the United States. The investment over the next six years will extend operations at Kennecott to 2032. Rio Tinto Kennecott represents nearly 8% of US annual copper production.

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Vauxhall Insignia 2020: Flagship large saloon gets fresh redesign

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Vauxhall has revealed the first images of its updated Insignia, the brand’s flagship large saloon

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Lightning Systems raises $41M for production ramp up of electric powertrains for commercial vehicles; round led by BP Ventures

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Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, has raised $41 million in equity, debt, and working capital line funding from existing and new investors. The round was led by BP Ventures, with participation from other existing investors and new investor, Cupola Infrastructure Income Fund, LLLP, a private equity fund focused on sustainability and infrastructure opportunities.

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Western Power Distribution and Ricardo to lead project tapping latent capacity in networks to power charging hubs

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In the UK, Western Power Distribution and Ricardo are leading a new project—DC share—that will develop and trial a novel solution to use latent capacity in distribution networks to power charging hubs. DC Share will share capacity across existing AC electricity distribution network substations, enabling increased numbers of high-power electric vehicle (EV) chargers to be connected to the network at lower cost.

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Daimler Mobility AG & Geely Technology Group inaugurate ‘StarRides’ premium ride-hailing service in Hangzhou

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Daimler Mobility AG and Geely Technology Group, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding), unveiled the premium ride-hailing provider StarRides in China with inaugural services to begin in Hangzhou in December 2019. The ride-hailing joint venture will begin operating in Hangzhou, a city of more than 10 million people that is home to leading Chinese companies including Geely Holding, and some of the country’s leading technology businesses.

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