Sat.Jul 23, 2022

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Cadillac reveals CELESTIQ show car

Green Car Congress

Cadillac unveiled the CELESTIQ show car, previewing the brand’s future handcrafted and all-electric flagship sedan. Conceived to lead Cadillac’s electric future and inspired by the brand’s 120-year heritage, it serves as a touchstone for the Cadillac design and engineering teams, who continue to develop CELESTIQ as it moves closer to production. In developing the show car, the design and engineering teams immersed themselves in the artisanship and customization that defined early Cadillac sedans

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Chevy Blazer EV, Ford battery plan, VW CEO to Scout, solid-state carbon footprint: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which brand teased an affordable electric convertible? Which EVs outshined gasoline equivalents in a study of new-car owners’ first 90 days? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending July 22, 2022. GM revealed the 2024 Chevy Blazer EV, which shares nothing except a name with.

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Samsung SDI to invest US$1.3B in second battery production facility in Malaysia

Green Car Congress

Samsung SDI broke ground on a second battery production facility in Seremban, Malaysi. With a total of 1.7 trillion won (US$1.3 billion) investment phase-by-phase until completion in 2025, Plant 2 at Samsung SDI Energy Malaysia (SDIEM) will start mass-production of PRiMX 21700 cylindrical batteries (21mm X 70 mm) in 2024. Samsung SDI’s decision to construct the second factory in Malaysia comes as a strategy to meet the rising demand for cylindrical batteries recently.

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First pop-up, mini solar car park provides EV drivers with 20,000 miles of charge

Electric Cars Report

As the UK cools from record temperatures in excess of 40oC, 3ti, the UK’s leading designer, installer, funder and operator of Solar Car Parks (SCPs), has provided a very timely and fitting reminder of the significant power of the sun and how it can be put to more positive effect on the environment. Since installation […] The post First pop-up, mini solar car park provides EV drivers with 20,000 miles of charge appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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

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Battery maker EVE Energy and partners set up lithium salt JV in Hunan

Green Car Congress

EVE Energy, a major battery maker in China; Zijin Lithium, a subsidiary of Longyan-based Zijin Mining Group; and Ruifu Lithium, a developer of lithium salts based in eastern China’s Shandong province; will establish a joint venture company in Hunan and invest in the construction of a project with an annual output of 90,000 tons of lithium salt in installments.

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UL Introduces Safety Test For Battery Fire Protection

CleanTechnica EVs

Having a great electronic device or a great car is nice, but it’s easy to forget that having those devices be safe can mean the difference between enjoying new technology and suffering (or dying) from it. Few things can ruin the rest of your day faster than having a gadget blow up in your face, […].

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Nissan Puts Its ARIYA EV In The Metaverse

CleanTechnica EVs

Meta (the company formerly called Facebook) and other VR companies have created a virtual world (or, more correctly, a bunch of virtual worlds) where you can do many things like you would in the real-world, but from the comfort (and safety) of your own home. These worlds are called the Metaverse. Nissan has taken advantage […].

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Keeping It Zero On The Road

EV Club of CT

Net-Zero Hotel Marcel Gets Electric Shuttle Bus Ensconced under the solar canopy in the photo, in front of level 2 J-1772 chargers, is an electric shuttle van from Maxwell. The shuttle seats 14, including the. Read more.

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba EV of the Week: Move over, Tesla Semi – I want to buy this electric big rig!

Electrek

Remember the good old days of your youth, taking road trips with your family and giving truckers the arm signal to blow their air horns? What if I told you that you could soon be blowing your very own air horn in your very own electric semitruck? It’s a real possibility, now that the great dollar store of the internet known as Alibaba is stocking electric tractor trailers!

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26% of New Car Sales in Germany Have a Plug, 14% Fully Electric

CleanTechnica EVs

With several disruptions affecting it, the overall German automotive market is still in the red, with the market dropping 11% last month year over year. And it seems all this doom and gloom has finally got to EVs, with sales of full electric vehicles (BEVs) dropping in June by 4% year over year (YoY). There […].

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

Brief

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Tesla is aiming for same-hour service with ‘Formula 1 pit crew techniques’

Electrek

Elon Musk announced that it is working in order for Tesla to achieve same-hour service on its vehicles as often as possible using ‘Formula 1 pit crew techniques’. more…. The post Tesla is aiming for same-hour service with ‘Formula 1 pit crew techniques’ appeared first on Electrek.

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von Holzhausen is giving away a vegan leather backpack made for Tesla fans

Teslarati

von Holzhausen, the plant-based leather design company founded by Vicki von Holzhausen, the wife of Tesla’s Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen is having a special giveaway for Tesla fans. von Holzhausen has a conscious code set of standards that are focused on vegan and cruelty-free (100%) low carbon, non-toxic, ethically made, fair wages recycled or upcycled, giving back honest pricing, and designed to last.

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Mercedes-Benz Survey Finds Most People Can See Themselves In An EV

CleanTechnica EVs

A recent survey by Mercedes-Benz finds that most Germans want to switch to an electric vehicle, among other things. According to a recent Kantar poll for Mercedes-Benz Mobility, 80% of premium car drivers in Germany plan to switch to an electric vehicle within the next five years. The majority of them (66%) would finance the […].

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Starlink is now available in 36 countries

Teslarati

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently shared that Starlink internet is available in 36 countries. This isn’t just an incredible milestone for SpaceX, but also for humanity. In our interview on my podcast, Elon Musk explained that a large portion of the world doesn’t have internet access. Starlink now available in 36 countries! [link]. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 22, 2022.

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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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We Spent $95 To Drive 2,700 Miles On A Summer Roadtrip. Life With An EV Is Sweet Indeed

CleanTechnica EVs

For the second year in a row, my family embarked on a massive EV road trip. Five of us — my wife, 3 year-old, 7-year-old, and 17-year old exchange student — piled into a rented Model 3 and drove 2,661 miles across the Northeast to see family and friends and enjoy seven beautiful states. What […].

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Quick Charge Podcast: July 23, 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 23, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

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New Mexico Submits First Infrastructure Bill EV Charging Plan, Ignorance Breeds Controversy

CleanTechnica EVs

Last week, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that New Mexico was the first state to submit its EV charging plan to the federal government, a requirement to get funding from the infrastructure bill’s EV charging fund. But, the plan wasn’t without controversy, as many in the state and even journalists just don’t understand […].

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Porsche Believes Soon Its EVs Will Be More Profitable Than Its ICE Vehicles

InsideEVs

Currently, the manufacturer aims for its EV profits to reach parity with combustion vehicles by 2024.

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Rivian Has Been Making Not Only Fun, But Informative Tweets (& Has Something Like Tesla’s Dog Mode Now)

CleanTechnica EVs

Sometimes it seems like social media can be a big challenge for a company. Stay too serious and boring, and potential customers won’t be interested. Have too much fun on Twitter, and your brand will look clownish. Striking a balance where you’re having fun, getting good customer engagement, and getting your message out there, is […].

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Official: Toyota's $7,500 Federal Tax Credit Phaseout Is Underway

InsideEVs

Cars purchased from October 1, 2022 will be eligible only for up to $3,750.

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Northvolt Partners With Stora Enso For Lignin-Based Battery Anodes

CleanTechnica EVs

Northvolt is looking to make battery cells using locally sourced sustainable materials such as lignin, which is derived from trees.

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Mercedes-Benz eEconic Enters Series Production

InsideEVs

It's the second electric model produced at the Wörth plant in Germany.

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SHOCKER! Diess Out At Volkswagen

CleanTechnica EVs

In a surprise move, Volkswagen is replacing Herbert Diess with Oliver Blume as CEO.

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Watch This Hyundai RN22e Walkaround Video From Korea

InsideEVs

Does the RN22e preview the production Hyundai Ioniq 6 N or will it be more toned down?

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Alpine premieres electric A110 E-ternité

Discover EV

Alpine reveals electric prototype of its A110 and it's a convertible

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Volkswagen Shares More About Scout Off-Road Brand Revival

InsideEVs

The German giant obtained the rights to the name and now it plans to launch a Rivian-rivaling pickup and SUV.

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Gevo signs SAF sales agreement with American Airlines for 100 million gallons per year for five years

Green Car Congress

Gevo announced a new fuel sales agreement with American Airlines for the sale of 100 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for five years from Gevo’s future commercial operations. Gevo’s delivery of SAF under this agreement is expected to begin in 2026. Gevo estimates that the agreement should generate approximately $2.75 billion of revenue over the five-year term, inclusive of the value of environmental benefits.

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Is American manufacturing dying a slow death?

Teslarati

The question has to be asked: is American manufacturing dying a slow death? The Electric Viking shared an interesting video (below) highlighting that it very well may be. Tesla is the most American-made car and was awarded this by Cars.com. That’s a feat for Tesla to be proud of, however, as the Electric Viking said, Tesla seems to be the only American automaker that is actually building American-made cars.