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Chevron to acquire full ownership of Beyond6 CNG fueling network

Green Car Congress

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2023 Toyota Prius, bZ EV concept, Lucid Gravity, Porsche PPE: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Why did Tesla decide to rename its fast-charging connector and open it up to other companies now? Which Model S rival beats it in driving range with a smaller battery pack? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending November 18, 2022.

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MIT team develops approach to control dendrite propagation in solid-state batteries

Green Car Congress

MIT researchers led by MIT Professor and colleagues at Brown University have developed an approach to controlling dendrite propagation in solid-state batteries. A paper on their work is published in the journal Joule.

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Jidu teases its second model, possibly a sporty coupe

CN EV Post

Judging from the image, Jidu's second model will probably be a sporty coupe with large dimensions. The post Jidu teases its second model, possibly a sporty coupe appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Jidu Product Launch

Aviation H2 begins preliminary testing on jet engine

Green Car Congress

Aviation H2 has commenced testing on a Swiwin SW170b-2448 turbine, using jet A fuel to develop the baseline data required to compare the engine’s performance once they convert it to a carbon-free fuel.

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Under Elon Musk, Twitter is “taking child exploitation seriously”

Teslarati

Twitter is “taking child exploitation seriously,” the platform’s toughest critic on child sexual exploitation (CSE) told Teslarati in an exclusive interview. Eliza Bleu is a survivor of human trafficking and an advocate for victims, especially children.

Nikkei: Nidec to build $715M e-axle plant in Mexico

Green Car Congress

The Nikkei reports that Japan-based motor maker Nidec is planning to invest an estimated ¥100 billion (US$715 million) to build an e-axle plant in Mexico.

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Continental integrates Ambarella’s scalable system-on-chip family in advanced driver assistance system

Green Car Congress

In the future, Continental will offer Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) solutions based on the CV3 artificial intelligence (AI) system-on-chip (SoC) family from semiconductor company Ambarella.

Weird Alibaba: This $300 kit turns a SUP into an electric surfboard

Electrek

For anyone who thinks the worst part of stand up paddleboards is the paddling, you’re going to love this week’s Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week entry. Apparently all it takes to ditch the paddle is a $300 SUP conversion kit that turns a paddleboard into an electric surfboard.

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GM to invest $45M at Bedford Casting Operations to expand capacity for EV drive unit castings

Green Car Congress

General Motors plans to invest $45 million at its Bedford, Indiana aluminum die casting foundry.

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Owner's review of NIO ET7: It's good-looking, and quick!

CN EV Post

It's not perfect. But then which car is? There are trade-offs that have to be made. The post Owner's review of NIO ET7: It's good-looking, and quick! appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO NIO ET7 Review

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ORNL licenses liquid-to-solid battery electrolyte technology exclusively to Safire

Green Car Congress

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has exclusively licensed battery electrolyte technology to Safire Technology Group. The collection of five patented technologies is designed for a drop-in additive for lithium-ion batteries that prevents explosions and fire from impact. Safire, a battery technology startup formerly known as BTRY, plans to locate facilities in East Tennessee as part of its plan to commercialize the liquid-to-solid battery technology. Earlier post.).

Tesla issues OTA update recall for tail light issue

Teslarati

Tesla has issued an over-the-air update to fix a safety recall issue regarding tail light activation. According to a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Tesla has recalled 321,000 vehicles in the United States.

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Wheel-E Podcast: Stingray e-bike, Fuell Fllow, Metacycle test ride & more

Electrek

This week on Electrek’s Wheel-E podcast, we discuss the most popular news stories from the world of electric bikes and other nontraditional electric vehicles.

Sandy Munro analyzes Tesla charging connector: ‘lighter, more cost efficient’

Teslarati

Munro and Associates analyzed the Tesla charging connector and charge port, calling it more compact, lighter, and more cost-efficient than the CCS alternative.

XPeng drastically reduces its model SKUs, prices remain unchanged

CN EV Post

XPeng has cut the SKUs of the P7, P5 and G3i in half, seemingly hoping to boost declining sales by making it easier for consumers to choose. The post XPeng drastically reduces its model SKUs, prices remain unchanged appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. XPeng

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Volkswagen Zwickau Plant sets EV production record

Teslarati

The Volkswagen Zwickau plant has set an EV production record for the company, producing 7,100 EVs between November 7th-11th. Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant is a behemoth of a facility. The plant produces six models for three brands simultaneously. For Volkswagen, the plant produces the VW ID.3,

Are You Ready for Workplace Brain Scanning?

Cars That Think

Get ready: Neurotechnology is coming to the workplace. Neural sensors are now reliable and affordable enough to support commercial pilot projects that extract productivity-enhancing data from workers’ brains.

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CBS News quits Twitter citing “uncertainty;” will continue to monitor

Teslarati

CBS News announced Saturday that it is pausing its activity on Twitter “in light of the uncertainty around Twitter and out of an abundance of caution.” ” KPIX5 , a CBS -affiliated channel based out of the Bay Area, noted that the network would continue to monitor the platform.

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Battery maker Svolt, spun off from Great Wall, files for IPO in China

CN EV Post

Svolt Energy plans to raise RMB 15 billion, seeking a valuation of RMB 60 billion. The post Battery maker Svolt, spun off from Great Wall, files for IPO in China appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Battery Fund Raising Svolt Energy

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Audi provides behind the scenes look at its S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron

Teslarati

Audi provided a behind-the-scenes look at its S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron designed for Ken Block’s first Electrikhana video on Friday. In August, the Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron made its U.S. debut during Monterey Car Week.

Tesla recalls more than 320,000 EVs over real light issue

Electric Cars Report

Tesla is recalling more than 320,000 electric vehicles in the United States because of potential problems with their rear lights. The Texas-based electric vehicle manufacturer said the recall affects some 2023 Model 3 and 2020-2023 Model Y vehicles.

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White House wants Twitter to explain how it’s protecting Americans’ data

Teslarati

The White House called on Twitter to explain how it is protecting “the safety of Americans’ online data,” Oliver Darcy, a reporter for CNN , tweeted. He noted that a White House official told him, “Twitter should speak to how they are ensuring that happens.”

2022 Los Angeles Auto Show Review

Clean Fleet Report

Electrified Debuts Dominate the Scene. Most of the vehicles debuting at the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show were powered by some sort of electricity. Not all were, of course, as there is still plenty of interest around gasoline-propelled cars, SUVs and trucks.

Non-Tesla Supercharger Pilot Program Enters Italy

InsideEVs

It's the 15th country in Europe, although only some stations are available to non-Tesla EVs

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Fire hits BYD's plant said to produce mainly phone and computer accessories

CN EV Post

The BYD production site that caught fire was mainly used for the electronics business. No one was killed or injured in the accident. The post Fire hits BYD's plant said to produce mainly phone and computer accessories appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Google Maps Update Makes Finding EV Fast Chargers Much Easier

InsideEVs

Before the update, you could still find chargers, but it was harder to pinpoint the fast ones

Kia America Unleashes Power of Silence in New Campaign for Most Powerful Kia Ever – the EV6 GT

Electric Cars Report

Kia America recently debuted an all-new creative campaign for the most powerful vehicle in company history, the 576-hp, all-electric Kia EV6 GT.

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Nissan Insists Leaf Nameplate Will Not Be Dropped

InsideEVs

There have been concerns about the Leaf's future amid slowing sales

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The EV Transition Explained: Battery Challenges

Cars That Think

“Energy and information are two basic currencies of organic and social systems," the economics Nobelist Herb Simon once. observed. "A A new technology that alters the terms on which one or the other of these is available to a system can work on it the most profound changes.”.

Netherlands: Plug-In Car Sales Increased 17% In October 2022

InsideEVs

Lynk & Co 01 PHEV sales surge well above other plug-in models

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Charging Performance, Not EV Acceleration Should Be the Focus of OEMs

EV Adoption

One of the advantages for EVs over ICE vehicles is their greater torque and quicker acceleration off the line. Tesla was the first OEM to really focus on this and made it a huge part of the Tesla brand positioning — neck snapping acceleration in a family sedan that makes you go “wow.”

Elon Musk reverses Trump Twitter ban

Teslarati

Elon Musk reinstated former U.S. President Donald Trump’s Twitter account on Saturday. The new Twitter CEO polled Twitter users on Friday and noted that 134 million people had seen the poll. In total, there were 15,085,458 votes. The poll’s final results were 51.8%, yes, and 48.2%, no.

Can Electric Vehicles Revive the Great Aussie Road Trip? Part One

CleanTechnica

As petrol and diesel race each other to $2.50 a litre, electric vehicle drivers do not have to worry about the cost of their driving. We have just returned from a 3,600 kilometre great Aussie road trip which cost us about $200 in fuel … $50 on Chargefox and $150 on Tesla. Taking a slow […].

Elon Musk’s 2-Sentence Lesson to Fast-Track Productivity

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk’s unique way of running companies has no doubt brought him to where he is today, and for him, communication remains a crucial piece of the puzzle.

Are There Enough Materials To Manufacture All The Electric Vehicles Needed?

CleanTechnica

The short answer is yes. But this is a complicated question, so let’s dig in further. The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is necessary to decrease climate-changing emissions. As deployment increases, so will the demand for EV battery materials such as lithium, cobalt, and nickel.

How Many Kids Can You Fit In A Tesla Model 3?

CleanTechnica

Yesterday, Majella, Tess, and I were invited to be part of the Cedar Creek Primary School Eco-Festival Day. Tess was a hit.