Fri.Feb 25, 2022

Toyota to provide bZ4X customers with DC fast charger access through EVgo

Green Car Congress

The 2023 Toyota bZ4X battery electric SUV, due to arrive at dealers later this year, will mark the start of a collaboration between Toyota Motor North America and EVgo to provide new bZ4X customers with access to DC fast-charging stations.

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Study: Product means more than gas prices in stoking EV demand

Green Car Reports

Electric vehicle demand appears to be past a critical inflection point, and there’s some evidence that it’s driven by product more than traditional economic aspects like gas prices. The arrival of the Tesla Model Y had a whole lot to do with it.

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Commsignia connects bicycles to V2X ecosystem with Spoke

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Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) company Commsignia is collaborating with Vulnerable Road User (VRU) safety experts Spoke to provide automotive-grade Cellular-V2X (C-V2X) software solutions for cyclists, motorcyclists and e-scooter riders. Spoke is building on Commsignia’s more than a decade worth of experience in V2X to connect its users to the digital road safety ecosystem with proven technologies. As bicycle, motorcycle, scooter and other mobility device ridership grows, so are the safety concerns.

Tesla tops study of home charging experience—again

Green Car Reports

Tesla topped J.D. Power's second annual U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience Home Charging Study, released Thursday. The study measures EV owners' satisfaction across Level 1 portable, Level 2 portable, and Level 2 permanently-mounted home charging stations.

BMW Group joins sustainable lithium mining project in Chile

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The BMW Group has joined the cross-sector “Responsible Lithium Partnership” project. The aim of the project is to reach a shared understanding of responsible management of natural resources with local interest groups and develop a vision for the future of the Salar de Atacama salt flat in Chile.

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2023 Mini Cooper SE holds the line on $30,750 price and 114-mile range

Green Car Reports

After some upgrades for the previous model year, the 2023 Mini Cooper SE carries over with only minor changes.

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ARPA-E to award up to $44M to develop net-zero or net negative processes to grow minerals supply chain: MINER

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $44 million in funding ( DE-FOA-0002707 ) to support projects developing commercial-ready technologies that give the United States a net-zero or net negative emissions pathway toward increased domestic supplies of critical elements required for the transition to clean energy.

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Infinium enters strategic alliance with Denbury for ultra-low-carbon electrofuels projects in Texas

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Electrofuels innovator Infinium ( earlier post ) has entered into a strategic alliance with US independent energy company Denbury to collaborate on developing ultra-low carbon electrofuels projects in the state of Texas.

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Tesla’s production expansion, surging oil prices bring stock upgrade from Daiwa Securities


Tesla’s ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) plans to expand its production capacity, along with other factors like surging oil prices that could sway consumers to electric vehicles, have contributed to Daiwa Securities analysts upgrading their outlook on the automaker’s stock.

CARB approves new requirements to further reduce air pollution from Transport Refrigeration Units

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved amendments to its current rule for Transport Refrigeration Units (TRUs) operating in the state.

Tesla linked to more development around Gigafactory Texas


It appears that Tesla is gathering more land for some more projects around the Gigafactory Texas area.

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Siemens and Nexii unveil sustainable and cost-effective EV charging prototype for faster deployment

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Siemens unveiled a new sustainable, EV charging concept structure designed for electrifying fleets and high demand charging applications at scale.

Tesla and Elon Musk denied court hearing over CEO’s SEC harassment claims


Tesla and Elon Musk’s efforts to strike back at the Securities and Exchange Commission over the agency’s alleged harassment of the CEO and his First Amendment rights appear to have met their first roadblock.

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Ballard and MAHLE working on new fuel cell system concept for long-haul trucks

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Ballard Power Systems and MAHLE Group, a Tier 1 automotive supplier, are progressing the development of a new fuel cell system concept for long-haul trucks, with MAHLE taking delivery of a 120kW module at the company’s hydrogen test center in Stuttgart, Germany.

2023 Mini Cooper SE, Tesla home chargers, Model Y changed everything: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla home chargers excel for the home-charging experience, a study finds. The electric Mini Cooper re-ups for 2023. And did the arrival of the Tesla Model Y change the EV adoption trendlines in a lasting way? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Tesla has again topped J.D.

GZM Metropolis signs a contract for 32 Solaris electric buses

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GZM Metropolis (an association of municipalities in the Silesia region in Poland) has signed a contract for the delivery of 32 new Solaris electric buses along with charging infrastructure—11 pantograph chargers and 16 plug-in chargers. GZM Metropolis will welcome 27 Urbino 12 electric and 5 articulated Urbino 18 electric vehicles in 2023.

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Tesla’s L2 home charging system aces customer satisfaction ratings in J.D. Power study


It appears that it’s not just Tesla’s Supercharger Network that is well appreciated by electric vehicle owners. As per the results of the J.D. Power 2022 U.S.

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This EV charger prototype could make US installation rollout much faster and easier


Tech giant Siemens and Vancouver, BC-based green building firm Nexii just debuted the VersiCharge XL, a turnkey electric vehicle charging prototype that can be installed in just a few days. Siemens says it can charge large numbers of EVs using either level 2 or 3 chargers. more….

Electric Vehicle Spotlight: Nissan Ariya

Green Energy Consumers

It’s almost here! The all-new 2023 Nissan Ariya is available for reservations now. If you’re not excited, you will be soon. Electric vehicles/Transportation

The Tesla brand is attracting more and more Republicans


A new survey shows that Tesla is gaining steam as a brand with Republicans after being a darling of the Democrats for years. more…. The post The Tesla brand is attracting more and more Republicans appeared first on Electrek.

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Next Lexus LFA could be an EV

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Lexus electric supercar and LFA successor

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Arcimoto unveils radical three-wheel-drive electric leaning trike that it thinks can beat e-bikes


Oregon-based Arcimoto unveiled today a radical new full-suspension, three-wheeled electric bike known as the Mean Lean Machine (MLM). The new e-bike employs tilting technology to help it corner more like a two-wheeler while maintaining the stability of a three-wheeler. more….

Video Friday: Markobot

Cars That Think

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics.

US offshore wind auction for NY Bight is final, attracts a record $4.37B in bids [Update]


On January 12, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) would hold an offshore wind energy auction for more than 488,000 acres in the New York Bight. It’s now complete, and the auction achieved $4.37 billion in high bids.

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Behind Intel’s HPC Chip that Will Break the Exascale Barrier

Cars That Think

On Monday, Intel unveiled new details of the processor that will power the Aurora supercomputer , which is designed to become the one of the first U.S.-based based machine to pierce the exaflop barrier—a billion billion high-precision floating point calculating per second.

Tesla Roadster sold for over $250,000, a new record for the original electric sports car that is now increasing in value


An original Tesla Roadster sold for over $250,000, in a new record, as Tesla’s very first car is gaining in value as a collector item. That’s more than Tesla plans on selling the next-generation Roadster for. more….

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TSMC R&D Chief: There’s Light at the End of the Chip Shortage

Cars That Think

Yuh-Jier Mii started on the ground floor of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. in 1994 as a fabrication integration manager. Today he’s one of the Hsinchu-based company’s leaders as senior vice president of research and development.

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Electric scooter sharing and Tesla Model Y taxi service Revel raises huge $126 million for expansion


Whether you know Revel from its bright blue electric scooters or from its somehow brighter blue Model Y taxis, you could soon be seeing much more of the company. That’s thanks to a massive new $126 million funding round just announced by Revel. more….

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Non-Tesla EV Supercharging: Anyone Can Stop A Charging Session?


It's not a critical issue, but it might happen

Greenworks mowers go on sale ahead of spring from $160, more in New Green Deals


With springtime growing nearer, it’s time to consider removing gas and oil from your weekly lawn routine. The biggest user of fossil fuels in many yard care setups is the lawn mower. Right now, you can pick up a Greenworks electric lawn mower from just $160.

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Rivian "Absolutely Making Progress" On Production Ramp-Up: CEO


RJ Scaringe also says the company is aiming to take a 10% share in the EV market by 2030

Podcast: Elon Musk’s weird fight with the SEC, new Tesla factory, Nissan Leaf 2022, and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Elon Musk’s weird fight with the SEC, a possible new Tesla factory, Nissan Leaf 2022, and more.

Tesla Model Y Needs One EPA Approval For Giga Texas Deliveries


The EPA reportedly said Tesla will begin deliveries after the agency's approval for a Certificate of Conformity

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A Web-Enabled, High Quality, DIY Audio Amp

Cars That Think

For a long time I owned a beloved Sansui Electric integrated amplifier. These audio amplifiers combine a preamplifier for boosting the sound signal and a power amplifier for driving the loudspeakers.

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UK: Slow Charger, Rather Than Fast, May Hinder Electric Car Adoption


The RAC says there aren't enough rapid chargers to support electric car uptake

Power Electric Scooter Buyers Guide | 2022

Plug In India

By Team PluginIndia We often get so many queries, from all of you about buying a high speed electric scooter. Especially those who want no compromises. Many of want to get an electric scooter that has operations all over India, companies that invest in RnD, companies that offer performance scooters.

Tesla's Level 2 Home Charger Tops JD Power Customer Study


Tesla and Clipper Creek came out ahead of the industry average as determined by owner surveys