Fri.May 14, 2021

AlphaStruxure and Montgomery County, Maryland, announce integrated microgrid and electric bus charging infrastructure project; EaaS

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AlphaStruxure , a provider of Energy as a Service (EaaS) solutions, announced an agreement to deploy an integrated microgrid and electric bus charging infrastructure project for Montgomery County, Maryland.

Hyundai will make EVs in the US starting in 2022

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Hyundai will build electric cars in the United States in 2022, the automaker announced Thursday. It's part of a $7.4 billion investment Hyundai plans to make in the U.S. by 2025, which also includes hydrogen and mobility-service projects.


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Norsepower announces installation of five tiltable rotor sails on newbuild VLOC chartered by Vale

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Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, announced the installation of five tilting Rotor Sails ( earlier post ) on board a new-build Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) chartered by Vale, the Brazilian mining company.

Toyota thinks 85% of its new US vehicles will have tailpipes in 2030

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Toyota electric vehicles are arriving in the U.S. market in 2022. While that itself stands as a surprise pivot for the brand, which was as recently as 2019 saying that there was essentially “no demand” for EVs at U.S. dealerships, hold your horses.

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Solaris to supply 8 electric buses and charging infrastructure to Gorzów Wielkopolski

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Solaris Bus & Coach has signed a deal for the supply of eight zero-emission electric buses of the Urbino 12 electric type with the city of Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland and the operator Miejski Zak?ad ad Komunikacji in Gorzów Wielkopolski.

2022 Mini Cooper SE efficiency and range boost: Now 114 miles EPA

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The 2022 Mini Cooper SE electric car gets an unexpected range boost, to 114 miles of EPA-rated range, compared to 110 miles for the 2021 model. Efficiency ratings increased as well.

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MCI launches new D series and unveils battery-electric commuter coach: D45 CRT LE CHARGE

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Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of NFI Group, unveiled its new battery-electric commuter coach, the D45 CRT LE CHARGE, and also launched its new D series of coaches.

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Colonial Pipeline back online

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On Thursday, Colonial Pipeline reported substantial progress in safely restarting the pipeline system that had been shut down following a cyberattack last week. Earlier post.) By mid-day Thursday, each market serviced by the pipeline was receiving product.

Tesla launches its electric cars in Hungary and Romania


Tesla is starting to further expand in eastern central Europe by making its electric cars available to order in Hungary and Romania. more… The post Tesla launches its electric cars in Hungary and Romania appeared first on Electrek.

Washington governor vetoes legislation mandating all-electric new LDV sales by 2030

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On Thursday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee vetoed legislation that would have set the first state-legislated 2030 phaseout target for automotive combustion engines in the country. Earlier post.). The Clean Cars 2030 package passed the legislature as an amendment to E2SHB 1287 —a bill mandating electric utility preparation for an all-EV future.

Tesla is bringing new Roadster prototype on rare outing ahead of new release candidate coming


Tesla is bringing the new Roadster prototype on a rare outing at L.A.’s ’s Petersen Automotive Museum ahead of having a new release candidate later this summer.

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Fisker and Foxconn sign framework agreements for Project PEAR; new FP28 platform

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Fisker Inc. has signed framework agreements with Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) supporting joint development and manufacturing related to Project PEAR (Personal Electric Automotive Revolution), a program to develop a new breakthrough electric vehicle. Earlier post.). Under the agreements, Fisker and Foxconn will jointly invest into Project PEAR, with each company taking proceeds from the successful delivery of the program.

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Tesla is in talks to add another supplier of cheaper LFP battery cells for its electric cars


Tesla is in talks to add another supplier of cheaper LFP battery cells, EVE, for its electric cars produced in China, according to a new report. more… The post Tesla is in talks to add another supplier of cheaper LFP battery cells for its electric cars appeared first on Electrek.

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Hyundai Motor Group to invest $7.4B in US by 2025 for EVs, smart mobility, enhanced production

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Hyundai Motor Group (HMG), which includes Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Corporation, plans to invest $7.4 billion in the US by 2025 to produce future EVs, enhance production facilities and further its investments in smart mobility solutions. HMG’s investment will enhance overall product competitiveness by prioritizing future mobility technologies, including electrification and hydrogen energy.

SpaceX begins work on Starship orbital propellant transfer test for NASA


More than six months after SpaceX won a NASA ‘Tipping Point’ award to demonstrate a large-scale cryogenic propellant transfer in orbit with Starship, the agency has begun disbursing funds, officially kicking off work on the mission.

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Tesla Cybertruck spotted at Gigafactory Texas makes people wonder if it’s a new one


A Tesla Cybertruck prototype was spotted at Gigafactory Texas, and it’s making people wonder if it could finally be a new prototype. more… The post Tesla Cybertruck spotted at Gigafactory Texas makes people wonder if it’s a new one appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Model S Plaid hits Laguna Seca with giant rear wing in run-up to first deliveries


Tesla is preparing for Model S Plaid deliveries as it is beginning the final testing phases of the Tri-Motor, all-electric performance sedan that has been in development for several years.

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GM’s Chevy Bolt EV and EUV get their official EPA ranges; electric crossover comes a bit short


GM’s new 2022 Chevy Bolt EV and BoltEUV have received their official EPA ranges, and it’s pretty much on the mark except for the electric crossover coming in a bit short.

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Home Sweet Home: Tesla discreetly places Cybertruck inside Giga Texas


Tesla is continuing construction at Giga Texas, and it appears that it has discreetly placed a future resident of the facility on the second floor: the Tesla Cybertruck.

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Fisker and Foxconn’s ‘Project PEAR’ EV gets optimistic $30,000 price tag


Fisker Inc. has offered an update to its recently announced deal with Foxconn to develop an affordable EV together. Although the original news surfaced months ago, Fisker and Foxconn have now shared that they anticipate this EV to cost under $30,000 before tax incentives.

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EV fans are using Tesla memes to win over skeptics during recent gas crisis


With memes being the preferred language of the internet and with the United States East Coast recently experiencing a gas crisis, it was almost inevitable to see EV fans using Tesla memes and jokes to make a point and perhaps even win over some fossil fuel supporters.

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Bitcoin mining operation criticized by Musk will go carbon neutral


Elon Musk announced this week that Tesla would pause accepting Bitcoin for Tesla purchases, citing the cryptocurrency’s energy usage. He also specifically criticized one fossil fuel power plant in New York, which as Arstechnica reported , was revived to mine Bitcoin.

Tesla in talks with new LFP cell supplier for low-cost battery deal: report


Tesla is reportedly in talks with Chinese battery maker EVE Energy Co for a potential supply deal for low-cost batteries.

Inokim Quick 4 electric scooter review: I love how high quality these fast scooters are becoming


The Inokim Quick 4 electric scooter is a masterclass in high-quality scooter design that focuses on safety and performance over flash and glitz.

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Tesla updates Model X ‘Refresh’ delivery timelines


Tesla is making changes to the delivery timelines for those customers who have purchased a Model X “Refresh.”

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Green Deals: Hover-1’s Blackhawk electric scooter goes nearly 19 MPH at a low of $450, more


Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day , Best Buy is offering the Hover-1 Blackhawk Electric Kick Scooter for $449.99 shipped. For comparison, it normally goes for $600 and today’s deal marks the first price drop that we’ve tracked since launch.

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Tesla Virtual Power Plant is providing energy security to Australian homes


A few years ago, Tesla teamed up with the Government of South Australia and various energy authorities to build South Australia’s Virtual Power Plant. Today, the Tesla-powered VPP seems to be providing substantial energy security to Australian homes.

Podcast: Tesla on Bitcoin, Ford F150 Lightning, Mercedes-Benz EQT, and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla cooling down on Bitcoin, Ford talking F150 Lightning, Mercedes-Benz unveiling EQT, and more. Thank you to Volkswagen’s new ID.4

Tesla’s Bitcoin reversal confuses Jim Cramer, but he’s not giving up on Elon Musk


Tesla’s reversed outlook on accepting Bitcoin has made plenty of people scratch their heads, including Jim Cramer, a Tesla investor and Elon Musk supporter.

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Volkswagen launches plug-in car grant eligible ID.4

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Expanded Volkswagen ID.4 range now includes 52kWh version priced at less than £35k

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It's Not Just Tesla Superchargers Making EV Road Trips Easier


Other non-Tesla EV charging networks are growing, which makes it much easier to own an electric car

Heritage Environmental Services & Romeo Power Launch Commercial Fleet Electrification Program

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Romeo Power to Electrify 500 Heritage Environmental Services Trucks with US Ecology to Participate as Program Observer LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Heritage Environmental Services, Inc. (“HES”), HES”), a leader in environmental and recycling services, and Romeo Power, Inc.

Report: Tesla Model Y First Test Casting Completed At Giga Austin


Perhaps the Model Y will continue to be the only Tesla vehicle that doesn't experience production delays

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Why Electric Vehicle Stocks Could See A Big Recovery In 2021

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FN Media Group Presents Market Commentary LONDON, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A massive $2.5-trillion infrastructure plan could send EV companies–and many of their tie-ins–to record new heights.

Tesla Model S Plaid Buyers Get Email Update About Deliveries


As delays for the Model S Plaid continue, Tesla reaches out to reservation holders

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Package Deal set for Electric Solaris Buses & Charging Infrastructure for Gorzów

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Gorzów Wielkopolski is the latest addition to the impressive list of European cities investing in “green” public transport. The city and the municipal operator have recently ordered eight electrically-propelled vehicles. These will be the first electric buses to be deployed in Gorzów Wielkopolski.

Tesla Model X Deliveries Pushed Back From February To October


Existing orders were delayed to October. New orders are January-February 2022

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