Wed.May 12, 2021

PNNL, Moselle to advance using magnetic nanoparticles to capture lithium, cesium from brines

Green Car Congress

The DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and its licensee Moselle Technologies , have won two Cooperative Research and Development Awards (CRADA) and a 2021 DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office award to advance the process of using magnetic nanoparticles for capturing strategically important elements from water sources.

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV earns EPA range rating of 247 miles

Green Car Reports

The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV has been EPA-rated at 247 miles of range. That's a bit lower than the 250 miles General Motors estimated when the Bolt EUV was unveiled earlier this year. It's also less than the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV, which gets the same 259-mile range rating as the 2021 model.

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Researchers advance detonation wave propulsion for hypersonic flight

Green Car Congress

Researchers from the University of Central Florida and the US Naval Research Laboratory have discovered an experimental configuration and flow conditions that generate a stabilized oblique detonation—a phenomenon that has the potential to revolutionize high-speed propulsion of the future.

Ultium battery cells from GM electric vehicles have an official recycler: Canada's Li-Cycle

Green Car Reports

The Canadian firm Li-Cycle will recycle leftover raw material from the manufacturing of Ultium battery cells for upcoming General Motors electric cars, the automaker announced Tuesday in a press release.

Eaton to supply DC-DC converters for new heavy-duty battery-electric truck

Green Car Congress

Power management company Eaton’s eMobility business has been awarded a contract to supply a 24-to-12-volt DC-DC converter for use in a commercial heavy-duty battery electric vehicle (BEV) that will power accessories, such as antilock brakes and lighting.

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Nissan Leaf buyers get more flexibility, with $350 for their Turo tab

Green Car Reports

Sometimes you need more electric-car driving range, or a cure for all the concern about getting from one charging station to another on a road trip.

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Subaru names coming electric SUV Solterra; new e-SUBARU Global Platform

Green Car Congress

Subaru will name its new full-electric SUV Solterra. Designed as a joint venture between Subaru and Toyota, the Solterra features a new, dedicated all-electric platform named the e-SUBARU Global Platform.

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Ultium Cells and Li-Cycle collaborate to expand recycling in North America

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Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture between General Motors and LG Energy Solution, announced an agreement with Li-Cycle to recycle up to 100% of the material scrap from battery cell manufacturing.

Elon Musk: Tesla Full Self-Driving v9 is weeks away, FSD Subscription about a month

Electrek

Elon Musk has updated us on the timelines for Tesla’s Full Self-Driving v9 update, which is apparently just weeks away, and the FSD Subscription, which is coming in “about a month.”

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DARPA selects teams to develop propulsion design, spacecraft concepts for demonstrating on-orbit Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) system

Green Car Congress

DARPA recently awarded contracts for the first phase of the Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO) program. The goal of the DRACO program is to demonstrate a nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) system above low Earth orbit in 2025.

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Tesla prepares to disrupt ethanol producers by entering renewable fuel credit market

Electrek

Tesla has reportedly applied to enter the profitable renewable fuel credit market that is currently dominated by ethanol producers as it is expected to be opened to electric vehicles.

Arbios Biotech forms global alliance with Shell Catalysts & Technologies; wood and post-consumer biomass to finished products

Green Car Congress

Arbios Biotech, a joint venture between Licella and Canfor ( earlier post ), and Shell Catalysts & Technologies (SC&T), have formed a new global alliance aimed at utilizing SC&T’s upgrading technology capability in the pursuit of a low-carbon intensity, circular-economy-focused biorefinery.

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Tesla removes Bitcoin payment option over energy use concerns

Electrek

Tesla has removed its Bitcoin payment option for the online configurator for its electric vehicles overnight. It’s not clear if it’s a permanent or temporary move. Update : Elon Musk confirmed the change was due to concerns over the use of fossil fuel in mining bitcoins.

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Leclanché to provide battery technology for Canadian Pacific’s hydrogen-powered locomotive project

Green Car Congress

Leclanché SA will provide its proprietary battery technology to Canadian Pacific (CP) for its innovative Hydrogen Locomotive Program. Earlier post.) The CP hydrogen-powered locomotive pioneering project, first announced in December 2020, will retrofit a line-haul diesel freight locomotive with hydrogen fuel cells and Leclanché's European-manufactured lithium-ion batteries to power the locomotive's electric traction motors.

Rivian, Volvo, and 56 others urge Michigan governor to support electric trucks and buses

Electrek

The Electrification Coalition delivered a letter to Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday, backed by 58 businesses , including Rivian, Volvo, EVgo, and Arrival , to name a few.

SK becomes third-largest shareholder of Li metal battery company SES

Green Car Congress

SK Inc., the holding company of SK Group, has invested an additional US$35.9 million (40 billion won) in SES (formerly SolidEnergy Systems), a developer of next-generation lithium metal batteries ( earlier post ). With this second investment, following the original 30-billion won (US$26.7 million) investment in 2018, SK now is the third-largest shareholder of the advanced battery company, following the CEO of Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek and founder Qichao Hu. SK Corp.

GM releases cool GMC Hummer EV electric pickup off-roading footage and full specs

Electrek

GM has released cool new footage of the GMC Hummer EV electric pickup off-roading, as well as the full off-road specs. more… The post GM releases cool GMC Hummer EV electric pickup off-roading footage and full specs appeared first on Electrek.

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Nano One to co-develop niobium-coated battery cathode materials with CBMM

Green Car Congress

Nano One Materials Corp. is a clean technology company with a patented low-carbon-intensity process for the production of low-cost, high-performance cathode materials used in lithium-ion batteries. Earlier post.) Nano One now has entered into an advanced lithium-ion battery cathode materials coating development agreement with CBMM, the global leader in the production and commercialization of niobium products and technologies.

Waymo and Cruise hope to charge for autonomous rides in California

Electrek

Autonomous rideshare rivals Waymo and Cruise have both reportedly applied for permits to charge passengers for self-driving rides in the San Francisco Bay area. The applications are still under review but could be a major step toward autonomous rideshare vehicles operating as commonplace soon.

Elon Musk: Tesla is suspending Bitcoin payment options until it’s more sustainable

Teslarati

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter that Tesla would be suspending the option to pay for vehicles using Bitcoin, as “We are concerned about rapidly increasing use of fossil fuels for Bitcoin mining and transactions, especially coal, which has the worst emissions of any fuel.”

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Tesla backseat driver was arrested then released; now he says he is back at it

Electrek

The Tesla driver who has been spotted driving his Model 3 from the backseat several times in the Bay Area over the last few weeks has been arrested. But he has already been released and claims to be back at it.

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SpaceX could land Starship on Mars in 2024, says Elon Musk

Teslarati

Four years after Elon Musk revealed “aspirational” plans to launch Starships to Mars in 2022, the SpaceX CEO now believes that 2024 is a more accurate target.

‘We’ve been shocked,’ CEO of US’s largest e-bike company, Rad Power Bikes, talks future plans

Electrek

There’s no two ways about it, Rad Power Bikes is absolutely crushing it in the e-bike market. The Seattle-based electric bicycle manufacturer holds the largest share of the US market by far with all other companies competing for a distant second.

Tesla deliveries in Israel are reportedly delayed due to missile strikes

Teslarati

Tesla owners in parts of Israel are reportedly being told that the delivery of their all-electric Model 3 sedans is being delayed due to missile strikes in the Port of Ashdod. Earlier this year, Tesla started delivering vehicles to Israel after obtaining an import license in early 2021.

Green Deals: Greenworks 14-inch Electric Dethatcher is a must for older yards at $101, more

Electrek

Walmart is offering the Greenworks 10A 14-inch Corded Dethatcher (DT14B00) for $101.15 shipped. For comparison, it goes for $130 direct right now and today’s deal is the best available.

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Elon Musk shares FSD Beta V9 release update, teases improvements with pure vision approach

Teslarati

Elon Musk recently shared several key updates for Tesla’s upcoming FSD Beta Version 9 release. The highly-anticipated update, which has seen some delays to date, is expected to introduce several critical improvements to the robust driver-assist system. .

Quick Charge Podcast: May 12, 2021

Electrek

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. more… The post Quick Charge Podcast: May 12, 2021 appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla Model 3 dominates Switzerland’s 2020 EV Market

Teslarati

New data shows that the Tesla Model 3 dominated the 2020 EV market in Switzerland, and the figures weren’t very close. After finishing 2020 in the same pole position, the Model 3 continued its undeniable domination of the electric vehicle market in Switzerland.

Juiced Bikes teases new fat tire electric bike, but this other photo may have leaked it

Electrek

A teaser image released by the San Diego-based electric bicycle company Juiced Bikes suggests that the popular e-bike brand has a new electric bike set to debut soon. But another photo may have already spoiled the surprise.

Elon Musk’s SNL gig resulted in ‘seismic shift’ to CEO’s personal brand, says expert

Teslarati

Elon Musk’s hosting gig at Saturday Night Live was, in a lot of ways, better than expected. Kicking off the episode with a witty and surprisingly vulnerable monologue and following up with several legitimately funny sketches, Musk proved to be a hit among SNL’s viewers.

Tesla Model 3 LR Vs Hyundai Ioniq 5: Fast Charging Comparison

InsideEVs

It's time for an in-depth, fast charging analysis of the titans

Tesla owner arrested due to Autopilot abuse pledges to continue Autopilot abuse

Teslarati

After a night in jail for reckless driving, most drivers would probably make it a point to make sure that they drive safely and well within the rules of the road.

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Electric Porsche Macan and Boxster on their way

Discover EV

Porsche’s most popular cars are going electric and could be on sale in 2023

Tesla to enter the US’ renewable credit market: report

Teslarati

Recent reports have suggested that Tesla is looking to enter the United States’ multi-billion-dollar renewable credit market, which would allow the company to profit from the Biden administration’s efforts to meet its aggressive zero-emissions goals. .

180 HP, 180 E-Motion, THE WORLD’S FASTEST Electric Outboard Boat Motor.

EV Obssesion

Vision Marine Technologies, the first electric boating company to be publicly listed (NASDAQ: VMAR), is launching their 180 HP, 180 E-Motion tomorrow, THE WORLD’S FASTEST electric outboard boat motor.

GMC Hummer EV shows off in off-road test on Moab Trails [Video]

Teslarati

General Motors (GM) put its GMC Hummer EV through the wringer recently during an off-road test up the Moab Trails in Utah. The Hummer EV, which GM calls a supertruck, is set to make its production debut this fall.

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Rivian's Amazon Delivery Vans Hit The Denver Area For Testing

InsideEVs

Rivian has plans to test its Amazon electric delivery vans in 16 cities

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