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NOAA study finds reducing particulate air pollution in N America & Europe increases hurricanes in N Atlantic

Green Car Congress

A new NOAA study covering four decades of tropical cyclones found that reducing particulate air pollution in Europe and North America has contributed to an increase in the number of tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic basin and a decrease in the number of these storms in the Southern Hemisphere.

Fully electric RVs are coming—with steeper range and charging challenges than electric cars

Green Car Reports

The pending onslaught of electric trucks and SUVs—already underway with the Rivian R1T and R1S, and the Ford F-150 Lightning—has people thinking about emissions-free camping and RV life as something viable in the near future.

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New self-purifying electrolyte for high-energy Li-ion batteries

Green Car Congress

A research team in China has developed a new type of electrolyte for high-energy Li-ion batteries with a self-purifying feature that opens a promising approach for electrolyte engineering for next-generation high-energy Li-ion batteries.

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Tesla visits Indonesia to discuss nickel while Elon Musk hosts President Jokowi at SpaceX

Teslarati

On Saturday, May 15, Elon Musk took Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, also known as Jokowi, around SpaceX in Texas. Musk showed the President around SpaceX’s rocket production facility in Boca Chica for an hour.

Euro Parliament committee backs revised CO2 standards for cars and vans; zero-emission road mobility by 2035

Green Car Congress

The European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) adopted this week, with 46 votes in favor, 40 against and two abstentions, a position on proposed rules to revise the CO 2 emission performance standards for new cars and vans in line with the EU’s increased climate ambition. In the report, MEPs expressed their support for the Commission proposal to reach zero-emission road mobility by 2035.

The Boring Company Resorts World station’s opening date to be announced soon

Teslarati

The Boring Company’s (TBC) Vegas Loop is expected to start operations under the resort corridor next year. A Resorts World representative told Teslarati that it would announce the opening date and details about the Vegas Loop station in the coming weeks.

Clean Air Power demonstrates Freightliner Class 66 locomotive running on combination of diesel, biogas and hydrogen

Green Car Congress

UK-based Clean Air Power has demonstrated a Freightliner Class 66 locomotive running on hydrogen to reduce its carbon emission output. Clean Air Power achieved this by fitting the Class 66 with its precision injection technology, allowing the two-stroke diesel locomotive to run on a combination of diesel, biogas and hydrogen. The nine-month initiative marks the first time this technology, which has been successfully demonstrated on road, was applied to the rail freight sector.

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Watch Toyota bZ4X AWD Fast Charging Test: 0-80% SOC Took One Hour

InsideEVs

Initial results give us a hint behind Toyota's battery capacity retention target

“Charging Station” — Is That the Location or the “Charger”?

EV Adoption

If we didn’t have enough hurdles to electric vehicle adoption in the US, one of the challenges that drives me absolutely bonkers is the confusing and inconsistent use of charging terminology.

Tesla Model Y: True Cost Of Ownership After 2 Years

InsideEVs

Expensive to buy, but cheap to maintain

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[PRESS RELEASE] Emissions Reduction Plan: Electric Vehicles will drive a low emissions future

Drive Electric

Press release. 16 May 2022. THE EMISSIONS REDUCTION PLAN SUPPORTS WIDESPREAD ADOPTION OF EVs. The Emissions Reduction Plan released today confirms the future of mobility in New Zealand will be electric.

Mini Countryman EV Accurately Rendered Ahead Of 2023 Release

InsideEVs

The electric Countryman is confirmed for 2023, and we now have a good idea of what it will look like

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Drive Electric Submission: Auckland Transport Parking Strategy

Drive Electric

Drive Electric utilises the expertise of our board, member base and researchers to make well-informed submissions on policy that relates to the decarbonisation of the transport sector. Below is our submission on Auckland’s Draft Parking Strategy by Auckland Transport.

Electrify America Charging Network Expands kWh Pricing To 30 US States

InsideEVs

The per-kWh system is arguably fairer, as it charges for the energy that’s actually dispensed, and isn’t dependent on charging speed

The East Coast Diesel Crisis Highlights The Urgency For Widespread EV Adoption

CleanTechnica

The US East Coast, which normally has around 62 million barrels of diesel stored during the month of May, has reported under 52 million barrels according to data from the US Department of Energy.

Tesla Model Y Vs Hyundai Ioniq 5: 375-Mile Range And Charging Race

InsideEVs

How do the Ioniq 5 and Model Y stack up when driving at the same speed at the same time on the same roads

Favorite Rhetorical Tools Used To Spread Anti-EV Misinformation

CleanTechnica

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Tesla Model Y Used Buying Guide: What's Missing From Used Versions?

InsideEVs

Used Teslas are expensive, and many don't have the most up-to-date non-software-related features

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European Ministers Back CO2 Emission Standards For Cars & Vans

CleanTechnica

Republished from European Parliament.

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Kia EV6 Wholesale Shipments Remain Stable In April 2022

InsideEVs

Over 57,000 units were produced within 9 months

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Elon Musk On Tesla’s Aspiration Of Reaching 20 Million Cars Made Per Year By 2030

CleanTechnica

Tesla CEO Elon Musk shared some thoughts in a recent interview with Financial Times on Tesla’s aspiration to reach the goal of 20 million electric cars produced annually by 2030. Peter Campbell asked Elon Musk what the business would look like by 2030 to make 20 million EVs per year.

Hyundai Plug-In Car Wholesale Shipments Reach New Record In April 2022

InsideEVs

The volume nears 20,000 units, including almost 10,000 Hyundai Ioniq 5

Tesla’s Move Into India Is On Hold According To Reports

CleanTechnica

Tesla’s move into India is currently on hold, Reuters reports, adding that Tesla has abandoned a search for a showroom space while reassigning some of its domestic team. This, according to three anonymous sources, is after Tesla failed to secure lower import taxes in India.

Ford Unloads Another 7 Million Rivian Shares As Stock Plummets

InsideEVs

Rivian stock continues to fall at worrying rates

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Malaysia PM Wants Tesla To Open A Plant

CleanTechnica

Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob wants Tesla to open a plant in Malaysia. He recently invited several Fortune 500 companies, especially Tesla, to invest in his nation.

Can Traditional Automakers Compete With Tesla? Model Y Compared To Rivals

InsideEVs

Can Audi and Volvo compete with the Model Y

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How The US Can Speed Its Shift To Climate-Smart Infrastructure

CleanTechnica

The latest findings from the IPCC paint a grim picture: Despite some signs of progress, the world’s chance of holding global warming to 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees F) is shrinking — and with it, our ability to prevent the most dangerous climate impacts.