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2023 Cadillac LYRIQ to start at $62,990; 312 miles of range; charging deal with EVgo

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Cadillac announced ordering information, pricing and EPA-estimated range for the battery-electric 2023 LYRIQ RWD. Cadillac also announced a special charging offer, designed to simplify the charging experience for LYRIQ customers.

Stella Vita electric RV aims to get the most miles from solar

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A team of Dutch university students has radically redesigned the RV with solar power and an aerodynamic shape.

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Cummins unveils 15L hydrogen engine

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At the recent ACT Expo in Long Beach, California, Cummins debuted its 15-liter hydrogen engine.

Review: 2023 Genesis GV60 EV is trimmed down and boosted up the luxury ladder from Ioniq 5

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Genesis has spent the past few years putting new platforms under its gas vehicles to give the still new-ish luxury brand some needed differentiation from its Hyundai roots.

Electreon to supply Israel’s 4th largest bus operator with wireless charging infrastructure; simultaneous charging of 30 buses

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Electreon, a provider of wireless and in-road electric vehicle (EV) charging technology, signed an agreement of cooperation with Israel public transportation company Electra Afikim.

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VW's Scout EV brand a surprise to dealers: Will it try to bypass them for Tesla-like sales model?

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The Volkswagen Group kept dealers out of the loop ahead of the recent announcement of its Scout EV brand, Automotive News reported Monday. VW announced the Scout brand May 11, confirming plans for a North American-market electric pickup truck and SUV under a separate brand structure.

Renault Group signs agreements to sell Renault Russia and its controlling interest in AVTOVAZ; option to buy back in future

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The Board of Directors of Renault Group unanimously approved the signing of agreements to sell 100% of Renault Group’s shares in Renault Russia to Moscow City entity and its 67.69% interest in AVTOVAZ to NAMI (the Central Research and Development Automobile and Engine Institute). The closing of these transactions is not subject to any conditions, and all required approvals have been obtained.

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Photocatalytic reduction of CO2 to formic acid using an alumina-supported, iron-based compound; 80-90% selectivity

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A research team from Tokyo Tech has used an alumina-supported, iron-based compound to develop a catalyst that can efficiently convert CO 2 into formic acid (HCOOH) with ~90% selectivity. An open-acess paper on the work is published in the journal Angewandte Chemie. An et al.

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Ukraine is now using these 200-mile-range electric bikes with NLAW rockets to take out Russian tanks


Ukrainian electric motorbike company Delfast has seen its electric bikes used for some vastly diverse tasks, such as breaking Guinness World Records and outfitting Mexican police.

EAVX and REE Automotive to begin customer evaluations of new electric walk-in van; REE P7 platform

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EAVX, a subsidiary of JB Poindexter & Co (JBPCO), and REE Automotive, an automotive technology leader and provider of electric vehicle platforms, announced that the companies’ new fully electric walk-in van (WIV) prototype will begin customer evaluation this summer. The Class 5 vehicle marks the debut of the EAVX body design powered by REE’s modular P7 platform ( earlier post ), making it the first fully drive-by-wire walk-in van on the market.

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The first electric fire truck is deployed in the US by LAFD


The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) has deployed what is believed to be the first electric fire truck in North America. more…. The post The first electric fire truck is deployed in the US by LAFD appeared first on Electrek.

Modine launches new EVantage line of thermal management systems for commercial EVs

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Modine Manufacturing Company, a diversified global leader in thermal management technology and solutions, announced the general availability of its suite of EVantage Thermal Management Systems for commercial EV chassis.

A California car dealership follows Tesla’s lead by selling solar alongside EVs


Capistrano Volkswagen/Mazda , a car dealership in San Juan Capistrano, California, has partnered with San Diego-based solar and battery installation company Stellar Solar to offer EV customers solar, battery storage, and EV connectivity to power their cars with clean energy. more….

CARB launching second round of Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project with $130M

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced the second round of its Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project ( CORE ), tripling the amount of allocated funding from the previous round for equipment used in agriculture, airport, railyard, port, construction, and marine operations. The project is administered by CALSTART, a national clean transportation nonprofit consortium. CORE first opened in February 2020 and closed that August after the total allocation of $44.6

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Tesla’s 1 million robotaxis by end of the year becomes ‘1 million people in FSD Beta’


Elon Musk’s claim that Tesla will have “1 million robotaxis by end of the year” has now become “1 million people in Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta.”. more…. The post Tesla’s 1 million robotaxis by end of the year becomes ‘1 million people in FSD Beta’ appeared first on Electrek.

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DOT making $1B available for Safe Streets and Roads for All program in FY 2022

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the application process is now open for communities of all sizes to apply ( DOT-SS4A-FY22-01 ) for $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2022 funding to help them ensure safe streets and roads for all and address the national roadway safety crisis.

Tesla singled out in Bluetooth hack that can unlock cars


A new research paper showing a vulnerability with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is being used to single out Tesla for potentially resulting in unlocking vehicles remotely. more…. The post Tesla singled out in Bluetooth hack that can unlock cars appeared first on Electrek.

Cadillac Lyriq price, VW’s Scout brand, future electric RVs, Genesis GV60 review: Today’s Car News

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We review the Genesis GV60. The Cadillac Lyriq has a price tag and range ratings. Electric RVs could embrace solar and aero. And is VW working around its U.S. dealers? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Elon Musk announces ‘Tesla AI Day #2’ with ‘many cool updates’


Elon Musk announced today that Tesla is going to hold a new “AI Day” during which it will release “many cool updates.” The event will be held on August 19. more…. The post Elon Musk announces ‘Tesla AI Day #2’ with ‘many cool updates’ appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Model Y Standard Range with 4680 cells offered to customers near Giga Texas


Tesla sent out emails to reservation holders near Giga Texas, giving them the option to change their order to the new Model Y All Wheel Drive. The Model Y AWD variant is the first to feature Tesla’s structural battery pack and 4680 cells.

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Automakers lobbying toward climate catastrophe, production goals won’t meet


Major automakers are currently on track to fail to meet necessary climate goals to keep the world under 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, according to a new report by InfluenceMap.

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket to launch record-breaking communications satellite


A report on the latest in a long line of SpaceX launches significantly delayed by customer payload readiness has been updated to confirm that the satellite in question will launch on Falcon Heavy, not Falcon 9.

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Norway rolls back EV incentives while boosting walking and cycling


While life may soon start to feel a little less sweet for EV owners in Norway, the country is eyeing its next strategic move toward an even greener future, and that means fewer private cars (even electric varieties) clogging the roads in favor of walking, cycling, and taking the bus. more….

Tesla Vision’s maximum speed for Autosteer raised to 85mph


Tesla Vision’s maximum speed for Autosteer was raised to 85 mph. On May 15, Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla would increase the speed of Autopilot. Tesla started delivering Model 3 and Model Y vehicles with Tesla Vision, its camera-based Autopilot system, in May 2021.

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Genesis releases pricing for GV60 electric SUV: starts at $58,890 with 248 miles of range?


Genesis has released pricing and specs for the GV60 electric SUV coming to the United States this summer. It starts at $58,890 with 248 miles of range on a single charge. more…. The post Genesis releases pricing for GV60 electric SUV: starts at $58,890 with 248 miles of range?

SpaceX already raising Falcon 9 rocket vertical for next Starlink launch


A handful of days after a pair of Falcon 9 rockets launched 106 Starlink satellites in less than 23 hours , SpaceX has already raised another Falcon 9 rocket vertical for another Starlink mission – set to be the fourth this month.

Genesis GV60 owners will receive three years of free 30-min charging from Electrify America


Electrify America has announced yet another agreement with an EV automaker, this time with Genesis Motor America. As part of the agreement, new 2023 Genesis GV60 owners will gain access to free 30-minute charging sessions for their first three years of EV ownership. more….

Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe buys $1.05M worth of stock


Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe purchased 41,000 shares of the EV manufacturer’s Class A common stocks at an average price of $25.7772. Scaringe’s Rivian stock purchase approximately totaled $1.05 million.

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Motional begins autonomous Uber Eats deliveries in California using IONIQ 5 EVs


Following a partnership announced in late 2021, Motional has begun end-to-end food deliveries for Uber Eats in Southern California using its autonomous IONIQ 5 robotaxi EVs.

Genesis launches the all-electric GV60 in the United States


Genesis Motor America announced the launch and start of sales for the GV60 all-electric vehicle earlier today in the United States. It is the company’s first electric vehicle. The small, crossover SUV is Genesis’s first attempt at an EV in a quickly expanding sector.

Overair is the latest eVTOL company working to bring urban air mobility to Los Angeles


Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) developer Overair announced a partnership with Urban Movement Labs (UML) to help expedite urban air mobility (UAM) in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Teslas are susceptible to hacking due to bluetooth locks, cybersecurity firm says


Teslas are among the most susceptible vehicles to be hacked due to their Bluetooth locks, cybersecurity firm NCC Group said. The cars can be remotely unlocked and controlled by hackers that can exploit a vulnerability in the Bluetooth system’s security, the group said.

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Simple, Cheap and Portable: A Filter-free Desalination System for a Thirsty World

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A Portable Desalination System Makes Water Potable—Without a Filter Payal Dhar (Freelance Blogger) MIT researchers have developed a prototype of a suitcase-size device that can turn seawater into safe drinking water.

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Ford dealers are defying company orders with insane F-150 Lightning markups


Ford has made it clear over the past months that dealers should not overcharge for popular electric vehicles like the F-150 Lightning.

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Harley-Davidson’s Serial 1 launches second generation electric bikes in Google partnership


It’s been over two years since Harley-Davidson spun off Serial 1 as its quasi-independent electric bicycle company. The first generation bikes were met with nearly universal acclaim for their sleek design and high-quality manufacturing.

Tesla may make its Full Self-Driving Beta tester pool ten times larger


Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta gives owners the opportunity to test the company’s most recent developments in semi-autonomous driving technology.

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Mercedes-Benz taps Sila to produce next-gen anodes for upcoming EQG electric G-Wagon


Building off its 2019 investment in battery materials company Sila, Mercedes-Benz announced a supply agreement to incorporate the former’s silicon anode chemistry into batteries to offer extended range to the upcoming G-Class which includes an electric G-Wagon. more….

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