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DOE to award up to $30M for direct air and ocean capture of CO2; conversion to fuels and chemicals

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) announced up to $30 million in funding ( DE-FOA-0002614 ) for research and development (R&D) projects to advance carbon dioxide removal (CDR) approaches that will reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide by capturing it directly from both the atmosphere and oceans and converting it into valuable products such as fuels and chemicals.

$10,000 EV, 53-mpg Niro Hybrid, reviews of Outlander PHEV, Q4 E-Tron, EQS SUV: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which new electric pickup is being made but can’t yet be delivered? Which automaker released an adapter that will allow it to use the vast majority of U.S. fast-chargers?

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Audi adds new RWD variant to Q4 e-tron family

Green Car Congress

Audi of America’s Q4 e-tron family welcomes a new rear-wheel drive variant: the Q4 40 e-tron. With the addition of the Q4 40 e-tron, customers can achieve an EPA estimated range of up to 265 miles.

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Review: 2023 Audi Q4 E-Tron SUV and Sportback go for practicality more than punch

Green Car Reports

The 2023 Audi Q4 E-Tron gives the German luxury brand an all-electric entry in the popular compact crossover segment, making EV Audis accessible at prices of $50,000 and up.

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Ammonia power company Amogy launches operations in Norway

Green Car Congress

Amogy Inc., a developer of energy-dense ammonia power solutions, opened its Norway operations with the hiring of Christian W. Berg, Managing Director, Amogy Norway. Berg joins Amogy Norway from his most recent position as Director of Business Development for Yara Clean Ammonia, a decarbonization-focused subsidiary of leading global ammonia producer, Yara International ASA.

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Midwest states ally to produce hydrogen, potentially for fuel-cell semis

Green Car Reports

Seven Midwestern states have signed a memorandum of understanding to coordinate hydrogen production, potentially providing a fuel supply for fuel-cell semi trucks.

EPA nearly doubling Clean School Bus Rebates awards to $965M

Green Car Congress

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will nearly double the funding awarded for clean school buses this year following increased demand, with school districts from all 50 states applying for the 2022 Clean School Bus Rebates during this first round of funding.

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NY Governor orders regulatory action to require all LDVs sold in state to be zero-emissions by 2035

Green Car Congress

New York Governor Kathy Hochul directed the State Department of Environmental Conservation to take major regulatory action that will require all new passenger cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs sold in New York State to be zero emissions by 2035. This regulatory step will be complemented by new and ongoing investments including electric vehicle infrastructure progress, zero-emission vehicle incentives, and ensuring New York’s communities benefit from historic federal climate change investments.

Tesla reveals Optimus prototype with custom-built actuators, closer to production variant

Teslarati

“Bumble-Cee” may have stolen the show at Tesla’s AI Day 2022 event since it was showcased doing actual work at the Fremont Factory , but the real showstopper during the event was its successor, an Optimus bot built with custom components. .

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NIO delivers 10,878 vehicles in Sept, including 2,928 ET7s and 221 ET5s

CN EV Post

The deliveries consisted of 7,729 SUVs including 1,895 ES7s, and 3,149 sedans including 2,928 ET7s and 221 ET5s. The post NIO delivers 10,878 vehicles in Sept, including 2,928 ET7s and 221 ET5s appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Tesla reveals production Optimus bot’s tentative specs and price

Teslarati

Tesla discussed a number of key technical topics during AI Day 2022 , but the center of the show was definitely the Optimus Bot. Tesla unveiled two prototypes of its humanoid robot onstage, and both were quite impressive in their own right.

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NIO ET7 configurator goes live in Norway, priced lower than in China

CN EV Post

It is worth noting that NIO has not yet officially announced the pricing of the ET7 in Europe, and it is unclear whether the prices currently shown are the final version. The post NIO ET7 configurator goes live in Norway, priced lower than in China appeared first on CnEVPost.

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South African firm buys 307 Tesla Powerwall batteries to help with load shedding

Teslarati

South African retail firm TFG has bought 307 Tesla Powerwall battery storage units to support operations while state-owned power utility Eskom continues load shedding practices. . Load shedding is the practice of switching off parts of the electric grid when there is insufficient capacity.

Tesla unveils its humanoid robot for ‘less than $20,000’

Electrek

Tesla has unveiled its Optimus humanoid robot at its AI Day 2022 today and Elon Musk believes Tesla can bring it to market for “less than $20,000”. more…. The post Tesla unveils its humanoid robot for ‘less than $20,000’ appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Semi with “alien dreadnaught” Cybertruck graffiti makes appearance at AI Day 2022

Teslarati

Tesla is certainly making its intentions with its Tesla Bot (Optimus) project known, as hinted by the Cybertruck graffiti on a Tesla Semi parked on the premises of AI Day 2022.

Watch how Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwalls survived in a hurricane

Electrek

Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwall owners are showing how their energy products faired in Hurricane Ian after it hit Florida. more…. The post Watch how Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwalls survived in a hurricane appeared first on Electrek.

XPeng delivers 8,468 vehicles in Sept, down 11.6% from Aug

CN EV Post

This delivery volume includes 4,634 P7s, 2,417 P5s, 1,233 G3i SUVs, and 184 G9 SUVs. The post XPeng delivers 8,468 vehicles in Sept, down 11.6% from Aug appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. XPeng Deliveries

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Arrival (ARVL) successfully builds its first electric Van using novel Microfactory model

Electrek

EV startup Arrival has completed a huge step in bringing its first commercial EV into production, particularly in the way its flagship Van is being assembled.

SkyDrive electric helicopter could be flying above Japan in 2025

Teslarati

Japanese electric helicopter startup SkyDrive has unveiled its electric helicopter that they hope to use as an air taxi service by 2025. The idea of electrified aviation is alive and well.

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BIDIRECTIONAL Act introduced in US Senate to promote electric school buses feeding grid

Electrek

A new bill introduced Friday by US Senator Angus King of Maine could unlock the true potential of electric school buses and provide stability to communities in need.

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Li Auto delivers 11,531 vehicles in Sept, up 152% from Aug

CN EV Post

Li Auto delivered 26,524 units in the third quarter, above the recently lowered guidance of about 25,500 units. The post Li Auto delivers 11,531 vehicles in Sept, up 152% from Aug appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Li Auto

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Could offshore wind sites host edible seaweed farms? The Swedes think so

Electrek

Stockholm-headquartered renewable energy developer OX2 has signed letters of intent with Swedish edible seaweed companies Nordic SeaFarm and KOBB to explore the possibility of seaweed farming at one of OX2’s offshore wind farms. more…. The post Could offshore wind sites host edible seaweed farms?

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Tesla extends insurance subsidy offered in China to year-end

CN EV Post

Tesla began offering Chinese consumers a discount on insurance purchases last month, but didn't market it publicly. This is the first time it has publicly marketed for it. The post Tesla extends insurance subsidy offered in China to year-end appeared first on CnEVPost.

Toyota still hasn’t received the EV memo, sticks to hybrid strategy going forward

Electrek

It looks like Toyota is still not getting the message: people want electric vehicles, not hybrids. Despite all the evidence pointing to the inevitable growth of EVs in the auto industry, Toyota insists on sticking with hybrids, claiming, “That’s our strategy, and we’re sticking to it.”

Neta delivers record 18,005 vehicles in Sept, orders for flagship sedan Neta S exceed 15,000 units

CN EV Post

Neta currently offers budget EVs Neta V and Neta U in China, with deliveries of its flagship sedan Neta S expected to begin in the fourth quarter. The post Neta delivers record 18,005 vehicles in Sept, orders for flagship sedan Neta S exceed 15,000 units appeared first on CnEVPost.

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SUPER73’s neo-retro electric motorcycle shown in first actual testing video

Electrek

LA’s most iconic electric bike brand wowed us earlier this year with a new concept electric motorcycle known as the SUPER73 C1X. At the time we only had the chance to look at a full-scale mock up of the eye-catching design. But now the company appears to have a functional prototype at their disposal.

Zeekr delivers record 8,276 vehicles in Sept, up 15% from Aug

CN EV Post

In the third quarter, Zeekr delivered 20,464 vehicles, up 90 percent from 10,769 in the second quarter. The post Zeekr delivers record 8,276 vehicles in Sept, up 15% from Aug appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Zeekr Deliveries

EPA doubles electric school bus funding to almost $1B after overwhelming initial demand

Electrek

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Thursday that the agency will almost double its funding for electric school buses to close to $1 billion after school districts from all 50 states applied for rebates. more….

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Leapmotor delivers 11,039 vehicles in Sept, down 12% from Aug

CN EV Post

Leapmotor was listed in Hong Kong on September 29, but fell 33.54 percent in its debut and 22.26 percent the next day. The post Leapmotor delivers 11,039 vehicles in Sept, down 12% from Aug appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Leapmotor Deliveries

Tesla AI Day 2022: Watch and get all the news

Electrek

Tesla is holding its AI Day 2022 tonight in Palo Alto, California, and Electrek has you covered with the livestream and all the news coming out of the event. more…. The post Tesla AI Day 2022: Watch and get all the news appeared first on Electrek.

Audi Q4 E-Tron and Mercedes EQS SUV reviews, Midwest hydrogen fuel-cell trucking: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Today we bring two first drives—of the American-made Mercedes EQS SUV and of Audi’s most accessible EV yet, the Q4 E-Tron family. And will a group of U.S. Midwest states manage to make their own hydrogen economy? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Lordstown Motors kicks off Endurance electric pickup production ahead of sales in Q4

Electrek

After a tumultuous four year journey to this point, Lordstown Motors has announced it has finally reached that pivotal moment in any flagship EV lifecycle, the start of commercial production.

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Most Tesla models get slightly longer wait times in China

CN EV Post

The wait times for all versions of the Model 3 and Model Y have become longer, starting at 4 weeks, except for the entry-level Model Y, which still has an expected delivery date starting at 1 week. The post Most Tesla models get slightly longer wait times in China appeared first on CnEVPost.

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The new Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV

EV Specifications

The EQS SUV offers plenty of space, comfort, and connectivity for up to seven vehicle occupants in its avant-garde, luxurious interior.

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Kia reports record sales growth in Q3

Teslarati

Kia America announced a record sales quarter in Q3, influenced by significant EV sales growth. Kia and their sister brand Hyundai have been notable players in the EV market. The Kia EV6 and the Hyundai Ioniq 5 have been universally praised for their design, price point, and capabilities.

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Weird Alibaba: A $5,000 electric ice cream truck that you’ll want to drive everyday

Electrek

Remember the good ol’ days of hearing the ice cream truck’s jingle coming down the street and running outside with a fistful of quarters to grab your favorite tasty treat? Yea, me neither, as I’m in my early 30’s and that stuff was mostly phased out by the time we were kids.

3 interesting updates from Tesla’s AI Day part 2

Teslarati

Tesla held its second AI Day last night and a lot was revealed including a working prototype of the Optimus Bot. Although the Tesla robot was long awaited and is the most talked about aspect of last night’s event, there are other updates that Tesla shared that many may have missed.

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