Sun.May 08, 2022

Northern Graphite closes acquisition of two graphite mines; 3rd largest non-Chinese graphite company

Green Car Congress

Canada-based Northern Graphite Corporation has closed its previously announced acquisition of the producing Lac des Iles graphite mine (LDI) in Québec from a subsidiary of Imerys SA and the Okanjande graphite deposit/Okorusu processing plant in Namibia from a subsidiary of Imerys and its joint venture partner. All deposits have high quality flake graphite that is suitable for all battery and industrial applications.

Long before Tesla or the Leaf, this Nissan electric car claimed a 155-mile range

Green Car Reports

While we widely think of the General Motors EV1—or its preceding Impact concept car—as starting the era of the electric car. But there were others in that era, that followed a similar formula and might have potentially come to market earlier. One of them came from Nissan.

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Livent to double its ownership stake in Nemaska Lithium to 50%

Green Car Congress

Livent Corporation agreed to double its ownership interest ( earlier post ) to 50% in Nemaska Lithium , a fully integrated lithium hydroxide development project located in Québec, Canada.

Twitter to have “extreme” work ethic expectations for its employees, says Musk

Teslarati

If Elon Musk successfully completes his acquisition of Twitter, employees of the social media platform should expect a clear direction from its new owner — and it would likely not be easy.

Volkswagen Group and SEAT will invest €10B in electrification in Spain given PERTE VEC acceptance

Green Car Congress

The Volkswagen Group and SEAT S.A. will invest €10 billion, together with their partners in the Future: Fast Forward project, in the event of a positive resolution of their application to PERTE VEC. earlier post ) In March, the Group said it would invest €7 billion.

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Tesla India teams reassigned to other Asia-Pacific markets

Teslarati

The Tesla India team was reassigned to Asia-Pacific (APAC) and other markets. The team in India includes Sami Jain, who previously worked for Porsche on the legacy automaker’s electrification effort.

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Glencore and Li-Cycle partner to advance circularity in battery raw material supply chains

Green Car Congress

Glencore, one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies, has established a strategic partnership with Li-Cycle Holdings, a leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America. Glencore will subscribe for convertible debt in Li-Cycle and Li-Cycle will become a preferred partner for Glencore in the lithium-ion battery recycling sector.

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Tesla Model 3 Performance Puts Up A Great Fight Against Lamborghini Urus

InsideEVs

It’s remarkable how evenly matched these two very different vehicles are

All-Season Tires For The Tesla Model 3 To Keep Things Simple — Turned Out To Be Safe & Cheap

CleanTechnica

Back in November 2019, I wrote about my choice to replace the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 originally fittet on my Tesla Model 3 with all-season Michelin CrossClimate+ tyres (I recommend reading that article to learn more about my choice of tyre size etc.).

Happy Mother's Day: One Thing Is For Sure, Elon Musk Loves His Mom

InsideEVs

Musk told reporters at the recent Met Gala that he only attended because his mom wanted to go, so, of course, he took her

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Refining, Tesla’s Next Frontier

CleanTechnica

In this article, I’m going to highlight a truly outstanding YouTube channel, “The Limiting Factor,” and in particular, a recent video summarizing the battery news that came out of Tesla’s recent 1st quarter earnings call.

Spain: Plug-In Car Sales Maintain 10% Share

InsideEVs

The Tesla Model 3 appears to be the most popular BEV model in early 2022

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Sold Out! Every EV Volkswagen Can Manufacture In 2022 Is Already Spoken For

CleanTechnica

Volkswagen says it has many more orders for electric cars than it can fill. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Herbert Diess Volkswagen Volkswagen Group Volkswagen ID.3 Volkswagen ID.4

UK: DPD Ordered 1,000 Ford E-Transit Electric Vans

InsideEVs

The first units will be delivered later this month

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Tesla’s Recycled Batteries: Almost 92% Reuse Of Raw Materials

CleanTechnica

Tesla’s recycled batteries have provided almost 92% of their original raw materials back to Tesla for future use, according to new information in Tesla’s 2021 Impact Report. Tesla’s factories are already using an in-house, closed-loop recycling system.

Rivian R1T: Review After 1 Month Of Ownership

InsideEVs

An owner gives his perspective on the R1T after living with it for a month

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Why Is Tesla’s Yoke A “Safety Risk” But Lexus’ Yoke “Kinda Wonderful?”

CleanTechnica

Why is Tesla’s yoke steering wheel being touted as a safety risk but Lexus’ yoke steering wheel “kinda wonderful?” ” This is a question that many are wondering about after Gavin Shoebridge pointed out two articles from CNET about the two yokes.

Tesla Model Y Ownership Experience: The Truth After Two Years

InsideEVs

How is one of the first Tesla Model Y crossovers holding up after two accidents and a battery replacement

Tesla Model 3 Owner On Turo Says He Did Call The Police Only To Hear “It’s A Civil Matter” — More Story Updates

CleanTechnica

Update to "Tesla Model 3 Owner Catches Body Shop Replacing His Car Parts After Renting It On Turo (Video)". Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Tesla Tesla Model 3 Turo

Tesla Model S Plaid Vs McLaren 720S: Gasser Gets A Head Start

InsideEVs

The McLaren 720S is no joke, and it has easily beat the Model S P100D. Will gas or electric power prevail

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Debunking Common Anti-EV Myths, Part Two: Responsible Sourcing of Raw Materials

CleanTechnica

Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Research electric car myths EV Myths

Norway: More Tesla Superchargers Available To Non-Tesla EVs

InsideEVs

It's estimated that about two-thirds of all of Tesla's Supercharger locations are now available for non-Tesla Supercharging

Recent Webinar: Simplifying At-Home Charging For EV Fleets (Video)

CleanTechnica

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