Fri.Oct 15, 2021

Production of 100th GILLIG battery-electric bus

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Cummins and GILLIG announced the production of the 100 th GILLIG battery-electric bus built since the two companies began partnering on the heavy-duty transit vehicle. Earlier post.) The milestone bus will be delivered to Metro Transit in St. Louis, Missouri this month.

Are cylindrical cells the reason Lucid, Tesla, and Rivian lead in range?

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The Tesla Model 3 compact sedan, Lucid Air large sedan, and Rivian R1T pickup truck are the range and efficiency leaders in their respective classes.

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Universal Hydrogen secures additional $62M in financing to accelerate first test flight of hydrogen-powered regional aircraft to 2022

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Universal Hydrogen closed a $62-million new funding round; the oversubscribed round was completed less than six months after the company’s Series A ( earlier post ), bringing total raised to $85 million.

CATL cell-to-pack tech going into Indiana-built ELMS electric van, future battery swapping too

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Startup Electric Last Mile Solutions (ELMS) this week announced two new battery partnerships. Chinese battery supplier CATL will provide its cell-to-pack technology to startup ELMS for use in its Indiana-assembled electric delivery vans.

Louisiana Governor and Air Products announce US$4.5B blue hydrogen clean energy complex in Eastern Louisiana

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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Air Products Chairman, President, and CEO Seifi Ghasemi announced a $4.5-billion clean energy complex to be built in Louisiana that will make the state a leader in the US clean energy transition.

Tesla removes Cybertruck specs and prices from its website


Tesla has updated its Cybertruck web page to remove Cybertruck specs and prices for each configuration of the electric pickup truck. It comes after the highly anticipated electric vehicle has been delayed to next year.

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Plug Power to acquire Applied Cryo Technologies to advance development of green hydrogen infrastructure

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Plug Power has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Applied Cryo Technologies, Inc. ACT), a leading provider of technology, equipment and services for the transportation, storage and distribution of liquefied hydrogen, oxygen, argon, nitrogen and other cryogenic gases.

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HYVIA unveils Renault Master Van H2-TECH prototype

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HYVIA, the joint venture between Renault Group and Plug Power ( earlier post ), has unveiled the Renault Master Van H2-TECH prototype. A large van for transporting goods, with 12 m 3 of cargo volume and a range of up to 500 km, the van will be available in 2022.

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Volkswagen Group BEV delivery numbers still a year behind Tesla, but gaining fast at 138% YOY


Following the release of its Q3 delivery numbers, Volkswagen Group continues to grow its presence in the BEV market, up 109% compared to Q3 last year.

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Maersk invests in Vertoro to develop green lignin marine fuels

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Maersk Growth, the corporate venture arm of A.P. Moller - Maersk, has invested in Vertoro , a Dutch start-up focused on developing liquid lignin technology which can be used as a marine fuel.

6 ways to get the best range from your electric car in winter


If you don’t live in the southern hemisphere or close to the Equator, then cold temperatures are headed your way, if they haven’t already arrived. As winter approaches, here are six tips for how to get the best range from your electric car’s battery.

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Geely ZEEKR 001 first to use Nidec 200 kW e-axle system

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Nidec Corporation announced that the Ni200Ex, the company’s 200kW e-axle traction motor system, has made its way into ZEEKR 001, an electric vehicle newly released by Geely Automobile Group under its premium Zeekr brand.

Tesla opens Model Y orders in the UK, deliveries expected in early 2022


Tesla today opened Model Y orders in the United Kingdom, a right-hand-drive market, with deliveries expected to start in early 2022. more… The post Tesla opens Model Y orders in the UK, deliveries expected in early 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Nikola and PGT trucking sign LOI for 100 Nikola FCEV trucks

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Nikola Corporation announced a collaboration with PGT Trucking, Inc. PGT), an international multi-service flatbed transportation company, to advance electric drive heavy-duty transport.

First look at 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: More terrain modes, much-improved interior

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Mitsubishi on Thursday released the first photos of the 2023 Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, which moves to the same platform already adopted by gasoline Outlander models for the 2022 model year.

Topsoe puts eSMR demonstration plant into operation for production of sustainable methanol from biogas

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Topsoe has begun production at a demonstration plant designed to validate its electrified technology for cost-competitive production of sustainable methanol from biogas as well as other sustainable products. The global annual production of methanol is around 110 million tons. With close to 1.4

EGEB: Sweden’s Vattenfall commits to wind turbine blade landfill ban


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Vattenfall says it will recycle all of its wind turbine blades by 2030. The US Department of Energy spends $61 million on 10 grid-interactive efficient buildings pilot projects.

ELMS and CATL enter agreement that secures battery supply through 2025 for Class 1 Urban Delivery commercial EV

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Electric Last Mile Solutions (ELMS), a commercial electric vehicle company focused on redefining productivity and sustainability for the last mile, reached an agreement with leading battery-maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) to supply batteries and secure production capacity needed for ELMS’ all-electric Class 1 Urban Delivery commercial vehicle. The agreement secures battery supply through 2025.

Cylindrical cells for Tesla, Lucid, Rivian; Outlander PHEV first look; ELMS battery swapping: Today’s Car News

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Mitsubishi teases more trail ability in its next Outlander Plug-In Hybrid. Indiana-built electric vans get leading-edge battery tech—and battery swapping. And why do Tesla, Lucid, and Rivian all use cylindrical cells? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Tesla reduces premium connectivity free-period to 30 days for Model 3 and Model Y


Tesla has slashed its included premium connectivity period to 30 days for all Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. People are now going to have to pay sooner if they want to retain access to some of Tesla’s connectivity features.

Elon Musk’s Starlink to provide half-gigabit internet connectivity to airlines


It appears that internet connectivity in commercial airlines is about to get a serious boost. As noted by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in a recent post on Twitter, talks are now ongoing with commercial airlines about the possibility of utilizing Starlink for in-flight internet connectivity.

Review: Spoiler alert! Backfire Hammer all-terrain electric skateboard is a beast


I’m admittedly only a couple years into the world of electric skateboards , immersing myself in the technology after seeing people zoom by me on the strand in the South Bay of Los Angeles.

Tesla launches its insurance in Texas, but it still can’t sell its cars directly in the state


True to Elon Musk’s recent comments, Tesla Insurance has been launched in Texas. The company notes that its in-house insurance service would allow owners to get “competitive rates” in as little as one minute.

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Iceland Now Has A Ring Of Tesla Superchargers Around The Island


Iceland's Ring Road that goes all the way around the island's coast is now fully Supercharged

Tesla Model S Plaid to make TV debut on ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ on November 10


The Tesla Model S Plaid will make its television debut on an episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage” on November 10th.

VinFast Electric SUVs To Debut At LA Auto Show, US Sales In H1 2022


Vietnamese carmaker expects to start US deliveries of the e35 and e36 electric SUVs before the end of 2022

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Tesla’s Elon Musk warns and shares advice to Rivian and Lucid about mass production


The electric vehicle landscape is getting more and more crowded, with new companies such as Lucid Motors and Rivian Automotive expected to deliver their first production vehicles to customers soon.

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Italvolt Selects ABB To Build 45 GWh Battery Gigafactory In Italy


Italy joins the battery race

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TSMC to Build Chip Fab in Japan

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After a week of media rumor, leaks and speculation, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. TSMC), the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, announced in an online earnings briefing Thursday that it would build a semiconductor plant in Japan.

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Tesla Cybertruck Page Updated. With Removal Of Specs And Price


Does this make it seem like Tesla will launch the Cybertruck next year as planned or postpone it yet again

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Jefferies raises Tesla (TSLA) price target to $950 over strong demand, growing capacity


Tesla stock ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) recently received an optimistic outlook from Jefferies Equity Research, with analyst Philippe Houchois raising his price target on the automaker from $850 to $950 per share.

CEO: Like Tesla, Lucid Is Driven By Efficiency, Tech Innovation


Peter Rawlinson says Tesla and Lucid are the only companies with a comprehensive approach toward efficient EVs right now

Congressman ‘frustrated’ with reduced electric bike tax credit in US, but calls it progress


The original sponsor of a bill introducing a 30% tax credit for electric bicycle purchases recently commented on the current state of the proposed legislation, calling it frustrating but expressing hope at the progress it indicated.

SpaceX rapidly tests, ships Falcon 9 second stage for next NASA astronaut launch


SpaceX has shipped, tested, and delivered the new Falcon 9 upper stage tasked with carrying the company’s next Crew Dragon astronauts to orbit as early as October 30th.

Report: Tesla & IDRA Planning Massive Giga Press For Compact Car


The 12,000-ton diecasting machine should be able to cast the entire $25,000 car in one piece

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Longest-range electric vehicles (EVs) you can buy in 2021


As electric vehicles look to gain an even larger portion of the automobile market in 2021, consumers will look at a number of factors as they choose to go electric.

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Munro Live Discusses The Tesla Giga Berlin Presentation


Are the established OEMs doomed now? They believed the wrong people

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