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BMW Group and Solid Power deepen joint development partnership with R&D license and prototype line

Green Car Congress

Under an expanded Joint Development Agreement, BMW Group and Solid Power have added a research and development license as a basis for their common next steps. This license enables BMW to establish an all solid-state battery (ASSB) prototype line in its Cell Manufacturing Competence Center (CMCC) in Parsdorf near Munich. The broadened relationship provides significant benefits to both companies, including conducting complementary cell development and manufacturing activities at both Solid Power a

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Wrangler 4xe winter drive, Mazda rotary details, GM small electric truck: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which automaker revealed this week that some of its front-wheel-drive EVs are going rear-wheel-drive? Which charging network did Shell announce plans to buy? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending January 20, 2023. The 2023 Jeep Wrangler 4xe is the king of the plug-in hybrid.

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EU Innovation Fund grants €108M to RWE’s waste-to-hydrogen project FUREC

Green Car Congress

RWE's FUREC project, which aims to produce circular and green hydrogen from non-recyclable municipal solid waste in Limburg, the Netherlands, received a €108-million grant from the EU’s Innovation Fund. The funding by the EU Innovation Fund marks a key milestone for advancing the FUREC project, which will require an investment of more than €600 million to complete.

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Genesis GV60 Named Best Electric SUV At What Car? Awards 2023

Electric Cars Report

Genesis GV60 claimed the Best Electric SUV award at the 2023 What Car? Awards. Genesis GV60 was praised for its comfortable ride, infotainment system, competitive pricing compared to other contenders, as well as the quietness of the driving experience. Hosted at Grosvenor House in Park Lane, the What Car? Awards sees the automotive industry come […] The post Genesis GV60 Named Best Electric SUV At What Car?

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

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GM investing $918M in 4 US plants for Gen-6 V-8 production, EV components

Green Car Congress

General Motors plans to invest $918 million in four US manufacturing sites, including $854 million to prepare these facilities to produce the company’s sixth-generation Small Block V-8 engine and an additional $64 million in Rochester, New York and Defiance, Ohio for castings and components to support EV production. $579 million for Flint Engine Operations in Michigan.

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UK: EV drivers still save money despite increased charging prices

Electric Cars Report

New analysis from Zap-Map, the UK’s leading charge point mapping service, has found that the price drivers are paying to charge an electric vehicle on the public network has increased by more than 15% overall since September 2022. However, the price of charging varies substantially across different types of chargers. This means that, despite rising […] The post UK: EV drivers still save money despite increased charging prices appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Weird Alibaba: Get a 3-person electric bike pedicab taxi for under $1,000!

Electrek

It’s not everyday that the odd little EVs I find for the Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week are so cool that I’m tempted to buy them myself. But this week it’s going to be hard to pass up on this three-seater electric pedicab that you can own for a song! more… The post Weird Alibaba: Get a 3-person electric bike pedicab taxi for under $1,000!

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BLM issues trespass notice to lithium developer Ioneer for unauthorized use of Tiehm’s buckwheat habitat

Green Car Congress

The US Bureau of Land Management has issued a trespass notice to Ioneer Rhyolite Ridge LLC for the unauthorized use of certain Tiehm’s buckwheat habitat. The areas were being used as a laydown area for geotechnical drilling operations associated with collection of subsurface data. Rhyolite Ridge is a large, shallow lithium-boron deposit, located close to existing infrastructure.

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Awake launches ‘easiest eFoil ever’ as beginner-friendly flying electric surfboard

Electrek

If you’ve been wanting to learn how to ride a flying electric surfboard but have been put off by what looks like a steep learning curve, then you’ll want to check out Awake’s new VINGA 3 electric hydrofoil board. The company just launched the eFoil board as a beginner friendly platform for newcomers to the sport. more… The post Awake launches ‘easiest eFoil ever’ as beginner-friendly flying electric surfboard appeared first on Electrek.

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BMW’s Excellent Solid-State EV Battery Adventure

CleanTechnica EVs

The solid-state EV battery of the future is not quite there yet, but BMW Group has seen enough to nail down an R&D partnership with the US battery innovator Solid Power.

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

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Tesla Model S featured more in films than any other EV

Teslarati

The Tesla Model S is featured in more films than any other electric vehicle, a new study found. The study by LeasingOptions evaluated the top car manufacturers seen the most in films and on television, and although Ford topped the chart, Tesla ruled the EV portion. The Tesla Model S, the data revealed, has been featured more in films than any other EV.

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California’s $10M electric bike rebates are coming. Here are the latest updates

Electrek

California is set to join a number of other cities and states in the US offering rebates and tax credits for electric bicycles. California’s Electric Bicycle Incentives Project has been over a year in the making, and we recently saw new updates to the planned rebates. more… The post California’s $10M electric bike rebates are coming. Here are the latest updates appeared first on Electrek.

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GM avoided all-electric Corvette due to performance concerns

Teslarati

General Motors (GM) avoided producing an all-electric Chevrolet Corvette for its most recent model year, instead opting for a hybrid drivetrain due to performance, cost, pedigree, and more concerns. Designing a next-generation model of a long-lasting nameplate vehicle is not easy. A manufacturer is often under pressure to remain close to a set of design goals guiding a model while also aiming for innovative and new technology that could make the vehicle an overnight sensation or a pariah.

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Tesla’s Huge Expansion Plans At Giga Texas

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla has been looking to expand Gigafactory Texas since its opening, but the scope of the electric vehicle automaker’s plans hasn’t been exactly clear. Now, Tesla has filed official documents for multiple expansion projects, set to yield huge increases to production capacity, surface area and the reach of the factory’s various projects.

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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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GM reportedly abandoning JV battery plant with LG

Teslarati

General Motors (GM) is reportedly abandoning a joint venture battery production facility with Korean battery manufacturer LG Chem. GM has been on a tear over the past year and a half, establishing new battery production locations via its subsidiary joint venture created with LG called Ultium. However, its fourth production facility will reportedly no longer be pursued, according to leaked information given to Reuters.

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Aptera Reveals Launch Edition EV

CleanTechnica EVs

Recently, Aptera held a live online event where the company revealed the Launch Edition version of its three-wheeled solar-powered car. There are some really cool things about the final design, but also some downsides early adopters will face. You can see the event yourself below, or read my recap and commentary below it.

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Tesla sponsors sustainability project for church in Oakland

Teslarati

Tesla sponsored a sustainability project for the Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland, California. The project required over 1,650 in person-hours to be completed. Additionally, the preparation, installation, and solar panels were valued at $720,000. The church noted that Tesla’s investment would yield more than $285,000 in electricity saving over the next ten years.

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Mitsubishi Releases Special 40th Anniversary Outlander PHEV

CleanTechnica EVs

Here at CleanTechnica, we’re into BEVs. Make all of the miles electric, and you don’t have to worry about whether people will plug it in or not. With a BEV, you either plug it in or you don’t drive. We’re also not into hydrogen cars much, either.

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Tesla demand in China booms following price cuts

Teslarati

A survey conducted by Dan Ives has found a spike in interest in Tesla vehicles in China following the recent price cuts. The Tesla price cuts were not taken well in China, with hundreds of previous buyers storming Tesla showrooms , demanding the automaker make amends for the abrupt price change. Nonetheless, according to a survey by Dan Ives of the Wedbush Securities investing firm, interest in the brand has spiked in China despite the outrage.

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BP Pulse Charging Stations Appear in Australia — EV Driver Reviews

CleanTechnica EVs

The electric vehicle community is abuzz with news that BP has followed Ampol’s lead and is installing up to 60 high-speed chargers at various locations in Australia.

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Massachusetts Residents: Take Action for Clean Cars!

Green Energy Consumers

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently filed the regulations needed to adopt the Advanced Clean Cars II (ACCII) regulations. As we’ve written before , these regulations are crucial for Massachusetts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030. Now, there’s a chance for YOU to support these key rules, either by testifying in person before DEP on January 30 or submitting written comments by February 9.

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Aptera Reveals Launch Edition EV (Part 2)

CleanTechnica EVs

In Part 1, I shared a lot of information that came from Aptera’s Launch Edition reveal. If you haven’t already read that, I’d recommend starting there. A link to watch the event yourself is also included in Part 1.

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Quick Charge Podcast: January 21, 2023

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: January 21, 2023 appeared first on Electrek.

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These 3 Super Tipping Points Could Lead The World Out Of Its Carbon Crisis

CleanTechnica EVs

The Breakthrough Effect report pinpoints 3 super tipping points that could help lead the world away from a climate disaster.

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Road Test: 2023 Mazda CX-50 AWD

Clean Fleet Report

Road Test: 2023 Mazda CX-50 AWD Mazda Wants You to Live A Little The 2023 CX-50 is part of Mazda’s SUV quiver, smallest to largest, of the CX-30, CX-5, CX-50 and CX-9. Mazda says the CX-50 is a “rugged and capable crossover SUV, purpose built for active lifestyles” that enables drivers “to venture further into the outdoors and off-road.” Mazda wants the CX-50 to be seen as its first-ever adventure-oriented SUV.

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Lucid Air Reservation Holders Can Get $7,500 Off If They Choose To Lease

InsideEVs

This is surely a response to Tesla’s recent price cut, but strangely it only applies to Airs leased through Lucid Financing Services.

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Twitter Blue to have an ad-free subscription option

Teslarati

Twitter will have a higher-priced version of its opt-in Twitter Blue subscription service that allows zero ads, Elon Musk said on Saturday. When he purchased the platform, Elon Musk made several changes to it, including merging the verification system with its paid subscription option that allows users to edit tweets and organize bookmarks into folders.

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SEA Electric Announces Plans To Convert 8,500 Toyota Off-Roaders Into EVs

InsideEVs

The Hilux and Landcruiser EVs will be used in the mining industry.

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Buy BG D15 for a chance to win exciting gifts

Electric Vehicles India

Great opportunities await BG D15 customers BGauss is offering an exciting chance to win prizes with the purchase of BG D15. They make thoughtful gifts for winners. The 1st prize is an LED TV, the 2nd prize is a washing machine, and the 3rd prize is a smartphone. And they set aside silver coins for each purchase. BG D15 also comes with a free extended warranty of 5 years or 50000 km worth Rs 4720.

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BYD And UzAuto To Produce Plug-In Vehicles In Uzbekistan

InsideEVs

The two companies announced a joint venture.

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Managing Home Energy Load With Smart Panels

EV Club of CT

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Omega Seiki Mobility introduces three brand-new products

Electric Vehicles India

Omega Seiki Mobility announced tricycles and utility vehicles Omega Seiki unveiled its newly announced electric vehicle and its three new electric vehicles at Auto Expo 2023. The EV maker has launched air-conditioned tricycles Muse and Kraze, as well as its 1.0-tonne M1KA electric truck. Both the OSM Muse and the Kraze share a closed four-door design and otherwise have little in common.

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Joy E-Bike Mihos, the fastest electric scooter presented at Auto Expo 2023

Electric Vehicles India

Joy e-bike Mihos, the fastest electric scooter introduced at Auto Expo 2023 Ward-Wizard’s e-bike brand Joy E-Bike unveiled the all-new Mihos electric scooter at Auto Expo 2023. This is the fastest electric scooter with dicyclopentadiene (PDCPD) material that greatly improves durability. The electric scooter has a retro style that promises a comfortable ride.

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