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European Commission approves up to €5.4B of public support for IPCEI Hy2Tech; 41 hydrogen projects

Green Car Congress

The European Commission approved , under EU State aid rules, an Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) to support research and innovation and first industrial deployment in the hydrogen technology value chain. The project, called “IPCEI Hy2Tech” was jointly prepared and notified by fifteen Member States: Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain.

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Ioniq 6 efficiency, Honda CR-V hybrid, Canoo lifeline, Tesla Powerwalls backing up the grid: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which automaker entered the charging business? How are Tesla Powerwall owners forming a “virtual power plant” to back up the grid? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending July 15, 2022. Hyundai confirmed the U.S. arrival of its Ioniq 6 electric sedan for the first.

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Phillips 66 applies for LCFS pathway for renewable diesel with CI of 25.46 gCO2e/MJ

Green Car Congress

Phillips 66 Company has applied for a California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Tier 2 fuel pathway for Renewable Diesel derived from distiller’s corn oil which is processed along with soybean oil and canola oil at its facility in Rodeo, California. The Rodeo facility produces renewable diesel as a primary product and renewable naphtha and renewable propane/light hydrocarbons (off gases) as co-products.

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Will AI Steal Submarines’ Stealth?

Cars That Think

Submarines are valued primarily for their ability to hide. The assurance that submarines would likely survive the first missile strike in a nuclear war and thus be able to respond by launching missiles in a second strike is key to the strategy of deterrence known as mutually assured destruction. Any new technology that might render the oceans effectively transparent, making it trivial to spot lurking submarines, could thus undermine the peace of the world.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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Tesla is hosting a Tech Talk unveiling its most advanced EV technology

Teslarati

Tesla is holding an in-person Tech Talk event in the Bay Area. The announcement comes in the form of a post on LinkedIn. According to the post, Tesla’s Bay Area Service Team is formally inviting attendees and guests to attend the Tech Talk. Here, Tesla will unveil its most advanced EV technology. Tesla’s Service Leadership Team will share first-hand knowledge and Tesla will provide free food and drink.

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Volvo Trucks Building An Electric Semi Charging Corridor

CleanTechnica EVs

While others offer up excuses, Volvo Trucks is offering up an electric semi truck charging network.

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A Tesla Model 3 Road Trip to Corsica (with Pictures)

CleanTechnica EVs

My friend Marco “Speedy” Jeanrenaud, a resident of the Lake Geneva region of Switzerland, is a lifelong car lover — over the years, he has owned, among others, a 1976 Cadillac, a Dodge Charger, several Ford Mustangs, a Range Rover SUV, and Harley and BMW motorcycles. In 2016, he bought a Model S, and soon […].

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: World’s Tiniest Electric Police Car

Electrek

In today’s age of police militarization, perhaps it’s time to take a step back and see how we could downsize some of the police gear used on our streets. Who needs a three axle gas-guzzling police tank when you could have a tiny electric police coupe? Benefits include low maintenance, reduced fuel costs and being able to fit in a parking spot reserved for a mobility scooter!

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Tesla’s VPP beta with PG&E has 1,763 homes in the fleet so far; here’s how to track the growth.

Teslarati

Tesla’s virtual power plant (VPP) beta with Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) now has 1,763 homes in the fleet so far. This is up from 1,262 less than two weeks ago, Tesla enthusiast, Sawyer Merrit tweeted. In his tweet, Sawyer included a screenshot provided by Rick Davis, If you want to follow the @TeslaSolar virtual power plant beta growth in real time, it's being tracked here: [link] [link]. — Rick Davis (@RickDavisSF) July 16, 2022.

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MINI Cooper SE Convertible concept: electrified open-air fun of the future

Electric Cars Report

Sunshine, rising temperatures, fresh green scenery: Right on time for summer, MINI is presenting the all-electric MINI Cooper SE as a convertible for the first time. Not as a series production version, but as a unique specimen that shows how the path to an all-electric premium brand could continue and also electrify classic sporty open-air […] The post MINI Cooper SE Convertible concept: electrified open-air fun of the future appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

Brief

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Return To Space documentary nominated for an Emmy

Teslarati

Return to Space, the Netflix documentary about Elon Musk and SpaceX’s two-decade mission to send NASA astronauts back to the International Space Station and revolutionize space travel was nominated for an Emmy Award. The documentary was nominated for Outstanding Music Composition for a Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Score). Released in April 2022, the film shared the story of SpaceX from its Falcon 1 and reusable Falcon 9 to the Crew Dragon Demo-2.

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Nick Cassidy claims first Formula E victory in rain-swept New York City E-Prix opener

Electric Cars Report

Nick Cassidy (Envision Racing) took a maiden Formula E race win in the New York City E-Prix, heading home ahead of Lucas di Grassi (ROKiT Venturi Racing) and teammate Robin Frijns as torrential rain deluged the track late in the race, creating the most dramatic finish of the season so far. In the final 10 […] The post Nick Cassidy claims first Formula E victory in rain-swept New York City E-Prix opener appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tesla’s Gigafactory in Nevada set to receive Class I air quality permit

Teslarati

Tesla’s Gigafactory in Nevada is set to receive a Class I air quality permit. Despite the allowance for an increase in emissions, Tesla’s focused on reducing its carbon footprint. One example of this is by covering the roof with solar panels. In its 2021 Impact Report, Tesla said that it had installed solar panels with a capacity of 21,405 kW with most of this on the roofs of Gigafactories Nevada and New York.

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Will Tesla Lower Prices If Inflation Falls? Elon Says Yes

CleanTechnica EVs

Consumer concerns about inflation — including higher gas and vehicle prices — likely played a role in the recent EV sales decline. But the biggest factor is the impact of raw materials' shortages and costs.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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Kia EV9 Spotted Testing As Big And Tall Camouflaged Prototype

InsideEVs

The production model seems to retain the concept’s massive size and angular style.

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Walmart & Canoo Set To Take On Amazon & Rivian

CleanTechnica EVs

Walmart seems eager to tie the knot with Canoo to take on the Amazon/Rivian team-up.

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Quick Charge Podcast: July 16, 2022

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: July 16, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

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University of Florida PhD Proposes USAF Style V2V Charging

CleanTechnica EVs

You've seen military jets being refueled in-flight by tanker aircraft, right? This is like that, except it's with electric cars.

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Report: BYD Soon Might Increase Monthly Production To 300,000 Cars

InsideEVs

The shocking rumor is supported by reports about new manufacturing plants.

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Porsche Turbo Charger Wants You to Reimagine EV Charging

CleanTechnica EVs

No brand is as synonymous with "Turbo" as Porsche – now, the high-performance brand wants to bring Turbos to EV charging.

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Germany: Plug-In Car Sales Continue To Decrease In June 2022

InsideEVs

It's a challenging time right now, as even all-electric cars are in the red.

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Elon Musk: Tesla Will Show Steam Integration Next Month

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla is getting serious about video games in its cars.

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Panasonic Aims For 20% Boost Of Battery Energy Density By 2030

InsideEVs

New additives are mentioned as potential solution.

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Longer Lasting Sodium-Ion Batteries on the Horizon

CleanTechnica EVs

An advanced sodium-ion battery design overcomes technical hurdles.

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Toyota completely revamps the Crown; coming back to US with HYBRID MAX powertrain

Green Car Congress

In Japan, Toyota unveiled the all-new Crown with four model types: sedan, sport, wagon and crossover. The first model out of the lineup will be the crossover type, to be released this fall in Japan. Toyota will bring the Crown to the US in three grades—XLE, Limited and Platinum—with the choice of two different hybrid powertrains: HYBRID MAX (exclusive to Platinum) or the fourth-generation Toyota Hybrid System (THS).

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