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GILLIG and RR.AI to partner on next generation automated vehicle technology for transit buses

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GILLIG and RR.AI, a developer of autonomous mobility solutions, have entered into a development agreement for next-generation advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and SAE Level 4 autonomous vehicle (AV) technology for GILLIG transit buses in North America. This partnership will combine RR.AI’s

Multi-unit dwellings could avoid EV-charging sticker shock with peak-demand systems

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North Carolina-based Atom Power is launching a new EV charging station that could make managing electricity costs easier at apartments and condos.


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Magna highlighting EtelligentForce electric 4WD system for truck segment; production in 2025

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Magna has kicked off the new year reinforcing its capabilities to produce electrification solutions that deliver the vehicle of the future and greater sustainable mobility, for all.

Electric vans from Stellantis, GM, Ford: Cleaner, quieter last-mile delivery takes connectedness

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Last-mile delivery vans are, increasingly, how we shop, how we get home services, and even how we get food delivered. And as the fleet of last-mile vans expands to meet this need, it’s largely going electric.

WirelessCar launches Smart EV Routing

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WirelessCar , a developer of digital vehicle services for connected cars, launched Smart EV Routing, a dynamic digital product that enables drivers of electric vehicles (EVs) to optimize their long-distance journeys.

Toyota solid-state battery, Tesla Track Mode, electric last-mile delivery: Today’s Car News

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Tesla tunes the Model S Plaid with a Track Mode. Apartment-building charging could be more feasible with peak-demand smarts. We look at why nearly every vehicle marker is so optimistic about electric last-mile delivery vans. And is a solid-state battery pack bound for the next Toyota Prius?

Prius 147 forms JV with Sinotrans to further deployment of autonomous driving technologies

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Autonomous driving technology company recently formed a joint venture with Sinotrans, part of China Merchants Group and one of China’s leading logistics and freight forwarding companies.

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Chinese Li-ion battery maker Linkdata launches 26-46mm cylindrical cell family; new heavy-duty electric truck brand

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Linkdata New Energy , a Chinese manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries, launched its 26-46mm diameter series of cylindrical lithium-ion battery products. The company says that its new products—the 26mm SPEED2, the 37mm SPEED3, and the 46mm SPEED4 family cells—showcase its high-end cylindrical cells and its focused design concept “More Than One Answer” for the large cylindrical cell field—as in, there should not only be Tesla’s 46800-tabless solution.

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Tesla Giga Berlin permitted to produce 2,000 more Model Y test vehicles while final approval is still pending


The German State Environment Agency has issued another early permit to Tesla, allowing the EV manufacturer to produce 2,000 Model Y test vehicles at Giga Berlin.

First US corporate customer reserves 100 VinFast EVs

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Artemis DNA, a clinical diagnostic laboratory company providing proprietary Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) genetic and diagnostic testing that enables precision medicine through early disease detection in the US, has reserved 100 VinFast EVs. Immediately after VinFast’s debut at CES 2022 of its electric vehicles ( earlier post ), Artemis DNA decided to reserve 100 of VinFast EVs, which include VF 6, VF 7, VF 8 and VF 9 at the price points that VinFast announced (for VF 8 and VF 9).

Tesla and Talon Metals agree to terms for U.S. nickel supply


Tesla has agreed to a nickel supply deal with Talon Metals, a Minnesota-based company. It is the first United States supply of nickel for the electric automaker. Little-known Talon Metals ( OTCMKTS: TLOFF ) is traded in the OTC Markets Group and holds a valuation of 421.48M CAD ($332,456,465).

British Lithium produces first lithium carbonate from mica in granite

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In what is believed to be a world first, British Lithium has produced lithium at pilot scale from the mica in granite at a new pilot plant near Roche in the UK. Funded by Innovate UK, the pilot plant has taken just seven months to design and build and uses patented technology in a sustainable production process. The pilot plant design is based on four years’ R&D and is the latest milestone in British Lithium’s progress towards full operational status.

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The Tesla Model 3 was a force to be reckoned with in Germany’s Dec 2021 vehicle sales


Vehicle registration data from December 2021 has revealed that Tesla is quite a force to be reckoned with in Germany, with the Model 3 performing particularly well in the country’s general auto market.

Hyundai Heavy and ABS to collaborate on real-life trials of autonomous ship technologies

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Avikus , Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group’s subsidiary specializing in autonomous navigation technologies for ships, is partnering with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) to collaborate on real-life trials of autonomous ship technologies.

Tesla Model Y avoids getting T-boned by showing its “Moose Test” prowess


There are times on the road when it pays to have a vehicle with enough power and torque to evade a potentially serious and life-threatening accident.

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World’s second largest mining corporation orders four Wabtec battery-electric locomotives


Rail freight manufacturer Wabtec Corporation has announced its latest customer is Rio Tinto, one of the largest metal and mining companies on the planet.

SpaceX simulates lifting Starship booster with launch tower ‘arms’


SpaceX has taken Starbase’s rocket-catching launch tower ‘arms’ to new heights during the latest series of proof tests. That process began in earnest on January 4th, when SpaceX lifted, opened, and swung the tower’s building-sized arms for the first time.

Tesla signs deal to source nickel for battery production from upcoming new mine in the US


Tesla has signed a new deal to source nickel for battery cell production from an upcoming new mine in the United States. It’s a landmark deal to start sourcing the critical battery material in the US and help boost upcoming new mining projects.

Tesla battery supplier LG Energy Solution is looking to raise $11 billion for its IPO


South Korea-owned LG Energy Solution, which currently stands as the world’s second-largest electric vehicle battery maker after China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), is looking to raise $11 billion as part of its efforts to play a larger role in the electric vehicle battery market.

Tesla asks fanbase to support push to allow direct sales in New York


Tesla is using its “Tesla Engage” platform to ask its fanbase to support a new push to convince the New York governor and legislature to allow direct sales of its electric vehicles in the state.

Tesla Giga Nevada images hint at potential mobile “Megacharger” solution


New images from Giga Nevada suggest that Tesla may be looking to develop a mobile “Megacharger” system for the upcoming Class 8 all-electric Semi. The system seems to be powered by Powerpack batteries. .

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Will this ‘ocean battery’ buried in the seabed be an offshore wind game changer?


Offshore wind power needs energy storage and power regulation, and Ocean Grazer has invented an offshore energy storage system that will sit at the bottom of the sea and manage the flow of electricity through the power grid.

Georgia lands $43M battery recycling plant project shortly after Rivian commitment


The City of Covington, Georgia has landed a massive $43 million lithium-ion battery recycling plant, the largest of its kind in North America, just weeks after electric automaker Rivian announced it would build its second U.S.-based based factory in the area.

Rumor: the 1000 hp GMC Hummer EV popped wheelies in testing


A 9,000-plus lb., 1000 hp, three-motor, all-wheel drive mechanical monster, the new GMC Hummer EV defies most people’s understanding and expectations of what a car can do. Astonishingly, this nearly five-ton beast can rocket from 0–60 mph in 3.0

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Rivian patent reveals tailgate cargo system with trailer attachment


Rivian published a few patents that revealed inventions related to its vehicles’ tailgate. One of the patents, called the Integrated Tailgate Cargo System for Automotive Vehicle(s) , showed Rivian’s way of gaining access to the cargo space while a trailer is attached to the vehicle. .

Stellantis says goodbye to ICE as Citroën Berlingo, Peugeot Rifter, and Opel Combo go EV-only


Just days after revealing the new Chrysler Airflow Concept electric crossover at CES and promising to go 100% electric by 2028, Stellantis began to take steps toward meeting that goal by reducing the engine options for its European Citroën Berlingo, Opel Combo Life, and Peugeot Rifter models down to one. And it’s electric!

California’s Misguided Rooftop Solar Debate

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The goal should be equitably saving the planet, not growing one industry. California’s residential solar policy may be on the cusp of major change. In mid-December, the California Public Utilities … Continue Reading California’s Misguided Rooftop Solar Debate. Uncategorized featured

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Rivian files electric bicycle trademark after releasing tailgate storage patent with bike rack illustrations


Rivian filed to trademark electric bicycles or e-bikes with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It hints at Rivian’s plans to produce e-bikes and bicycle accessories.

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Airstream parent company Thor signs MOU with ZF to build electric RV


Leading RV manufacturer Thor Industries, the parent company of the iconic Airstream brand, announced that it had signed a binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with German auto supplier ZF to give Thor companies exclusive rights to ZF’s eTrailer System in a travel trailer RV.

Tesla to lose Vice President of People Valerie Capers Workman


Tesla’s Human Resources Department will take a hit next week when Valerie Capers Workman, the company’s Vice President of People, will resign to take on a new role at another company.

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KYMCO’s new ‘Like 125 EV’ electric scooter holds up to 5 batteries, entering EU market at €1,200


Taiwanese scooter giant KYMCO has just announced a new version of its latest electric scooter, the Like 125 EV. And it’s soon headed to the European market where it will be priced at a steal.

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Ford hires VW alum Sander to overtake its European EV expansion plan


Ford of Europe has announced that Martin Sander has been appointed to General Manager of Passenger Vehicles and Chair of the Management Board of Ford-Werke GmbH. Sander will take his post on June 1, 2022.

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Rivian files new trademark signaling a move to make electric bikes


Rivian has filed a new trademark for its brand in a new category that signals a move to make electric bikes. more… The post Rivian files new trademark signaling a move to make electric bikes appeared first on Electrek.

Action Alert: Stand up for Clean Trucks!

Green Energy Consumers

If you’re a Massachusetts or Rhode Island resident, there is an opportunity for you to take action in February in support of heavy-duty vehicle electrification.

2021 EV deliveries in China by the numbers: How some of the market’s major players grew


As we eagerly slam the book shut on 2021 and look toward a promising year of further EV adoption in 2022, it’s important to look back and assess how far the global market has come during this most recent trip around the Sun.

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Citroën, Vauxhall and Peugeot MPVs now exclusively EV

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MPV range from Citroën, Vauxhall and Peugeot now exclusively electric

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Tesla spotted using mobile Powerpacks at first Tesla Semi Megacharger station


Tesla has been spotted using a mobile Powerpack battery system at its first Megacharger station for the Tesla Semi electric truck in Nevada. The details of the charging solution are still unknown.

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