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Stanford team identifies root cause of lithium intrusion into solid electrolytes

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Lithium metal batteries with solid electrolytes are lightweight, inflammable, pack a lot of energy, and can be recharged very quickly, but they have been slow to develop due to mysterious short circuiting and failure. Researchers at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory now report that the root cause of lithium intrusion into the electrolyte is a combination of current focusing and the presence of nanoscale cracks, rather than electronic leakage or electrochemical reductio

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Electrify America slaps frequent EV chargers with 15% price hike

Green Car Reports

Electrify America plans to raise EV charging prices in March, with frequent users seeing the biggest price hike. Members of the company's Pass+ frequent charging program will see rates increase to $0.36 per kwh, while non-members will pay $0.48 per kwh. Both rates increase by $0.05 kwh, but Pass+ members also pay a $4.00 a month fee (which remains.

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BMW Group investing €800M in Plant San Luis Potosí in Mexico for NEUE KLASSE and battery assembly

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The BMW Group is investing €800 million in Plant San Luis Potosí in Mexico for integration of fully-electric models of NEUE KLASSE and construction of local high-voltage battery assembly. BMW Group Plant SLP We are systematically gearing our production network towards electromobility. In Mexico, we are investing 800 million euros in our plant and creating around 1,000 new jobs.

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BMW Invests €800M In Mexico Plant For EV Production And New Battery Plant

Electric Cars Report

The BMW Group is accelerating its ramp-up of e-mobility and poised to gain even more momentum with its next vehicle generation, the NEUE KLASSE. The share of 50 percent of the company’s worldwide sales of fully electric vehicles could be reached earlier than 2030. The company is investing in expansion of its international production network […] The post BMW Invests €800M In Mexico Plant For EV Production And New Battery Plant 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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SEMA sponsors ZEV conversion rebate bill in California; up to $2,000 rebate

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California State Senators Anthony J. Portantino (D-25) and Josh Newman (D-29) introduced Senate Bill 301 , a bill sponsored by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), to create a financial rebate program for converting gas and diesel-powered motor vehicles into zero-emissions-vehicles (ZEVs). If enacted, SB 301 will offer Californians up to $2,000 for converting their car or truck into a ZEV.

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Should You Buy A Used Tesla?

CleanTechnica EVs

Used Tesla vehicles have dropped in price in recent months, causing many prospective buyers to consider buying one with a lower price tag and an older battery.

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NIO ET5 wait time reduced to about 3 weeks

CN EV Post

The information was last changed on January 28, when the ET5 had a shortened wait time of 3-4 weeks. The post NIO ET5 wait time reduced to about 3 weeks appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Toyota accused of trying to keep Australia “stuck in petrol powered dark ages”

The Driven EV News

Toyota accused - again - of trying to water down Australia's vehicle emission standards in latest attempt to slow down transition to EVs. The post Toyota accused of trying to keep Australia “stuck in petrol powered dark ages” appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla Giga Berlin footage hints at upcoming Deep Blue Metallic paint rollout

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A recent flyover of the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg facility suggests that Tesla is currently testing out new colors for the Germany-made Model Y crossover. Next up appears to be Deep Blue Metallic paint. Prior to Gigafactory Berlin’s start of production, Tesla CEO Elon Musk noted that the Germany-based facility would be home to the electric vehicle maker’s most advanced paint shop.

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You Are Thinking That Your Next Car Might Be An EV, But … ?

CleanTechnica EVs

A big portion of new car buyers are now buying fully electric cars. But more are buying non-electric cars. If you’ve been in the bigger, latter group, what’s keeping you from an EV as your next car? Here are some common responses: I would expect to have range anxiety. (Where will I refuel?

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

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Tesla’s Elon Musk assures Cybertruck will retain well-loved light bar detail

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When images and videos of the Tesla Cybertruck production beta were shared online, many electric vehicle enthusiasts were a bit bothered. While the sighting of the production beta unit itself incited a lot of excitement from Tesla fans, some were a bit miffed at the seemingly updated design of the vehicle’s rear. This was partly because the videos and images of the production beta Cybertruck no longer had the original prototype’s red light bar that spanned the entire length of the al

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Tesla Charging Up Sunshine Coast — Road Tripping Made Easy, But Still Some Hiccups

CleanTechnica EVs

Mark Purcell and his family have just completed a holiday drive, travelling 8000 km from the Sunshine Coast in Queensland to Hobart in Tasmania and back, all the while myth busting about the capabilities of electric vehicles.

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Weekend Project: I added a solar panel to my electric mini-truck to charge from the sun

Electrek

It’s back! The electric mini-truck that keeps on giving has another fun trick up its sleeve. With a bit of DIY magic, I was able to outfit my Chinese mini-truck with a solar panel that can trickle charge it from the sun. more… The post Weekend Project: I added a solar panel to my electric mini-truck to charge from the sun appeared first on Electrek.

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DIY MG ZS EV Mod Provides Superb Regen Braking & More

CleanTechnica EVs

Yesterday, I was invited back to the cluttered but always exciting electronics and engineering workshop of Francisco Shi. He unveiled his breakthrough saying: “If Elon Musk tried this modified MG ZS EV, he would tell his minions to go and modify the Tesla. An all-wheel-drive Tesla and a track with this technology would be amazing!

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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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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance open a new chapter for their partnership

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Following approval by the Boards of Directors of Renault and Nissan, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance today announced new initiatives to take their partnership to the next level. A year after defining the Alliance roadmap towards 2030, the companies announce consideration of new key projects in Latin America, India, and Europe. Here we will outline only those related to EVs.

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Tesla Model 3 Lease Price Slashed To Match The Toyota Corolla!

CleanTechnica EVs

In this article, I explain that Tesla has dropped its lease pricing so much that it costs the same to lease a Tesla Model 3 as a Toyota Corolla!

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How To Maximize Your Electric Car's Range In Cold Winter Weather

InsideEVs

Electric cars are known for losing efficiency in the winter. However, there are many ways to recuperate these losses.

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Buh-Bye Gas: Enphase Launching Seamless Vehicle-To-Grid System

CleanTechnica EVs

New activity in the vehicle-to-grid field spells bad news for gas stakeholders, except maybe for Shell.

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MG ZS EV and MG4 to debut in Australia at Fully Charged

The Driven EV News

MG confirms first Australian preview of MG4 will take place at Fully Charged Live show, set to be held on the weekend of 11-12 March in Sydney. The post MG ZS EV and MG4 to debut in Australia at Fully Charged appeared first on The Driven.

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Li Auto reportedly to offer new, less expensive variants of Li L7, Li L8

CN EV Post

The new Air variants of the Li L7 and Li L8 are expected to eliminate the air suspension and electric suction doors, thus lowering the prices by more than RMB 20,000, local media said. The post Li Auto reportedly to offer new, less expensive variants of Li L7, Li L8 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Are there any small cheap electric vehicles available?

The Driven EV News

Many people need a cheap second hand EV with minimal range for their daily commuting needs. But there's not much on offer. Here's why. The post Are there any small cheap electric vehicles available? appeared first on The Driven.

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Honda Doubles Down On Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Car Commitment

CleanTechnica EVs

Honda (and GM) to fuel cell electric car fans: never give up, never surrender.

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No, It's Still Cheaper To Drive 100 Miles In An Electric Car

InsideEVs

Some back of the napkin math easily proves this to be true.

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What are the types of batteries used in EV? | EV Basics

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The reason why electric vehicles are developing rapidly is that they rely on batteries as their power source. Different from traditional fuel vehicles, pollution-free has become their biggest advantage. As the core of electric vehicles, batteries have naturally become the focus of research and development by global car companies. Today I will tell you about the types of batteries used in electric vehicles.

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US: Subaru Sold Another 500 Solterra In January

InsideEVs

One out of every 100 new Subarus sold is all-electric.

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How Duolingo’s AI Learns What You Need to Learn

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It’s lunchtime when your phone pings you with a green owl who cheerily reminds you to “Keep Duo Happy!” It’s a nudge from Duolingo , the popular language-learning app, whose algorithms know you’re most likely to do your 5 minutes of Spanish practice at this time of day. The app chooses its notification words based on what has worked for you in the past and the specifics of your recent achievements, adding a dash of attention-catching novelty.

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VinFast Delays First US Deliveries To Late February

InsideEVs

The Vietnamese company says it’s updating the software of the cars before delivery.

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Elon Musk explains Tesla FSD Beta V11.3 rollout delay

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Tesla’s FSD Beta V11 is an incredibly important release. It’s the first version of the electric vehicle maker’s advanced driver-assist system that utilizes a single software stack for both highway and inner-city driving. Expectations are high for the update, as it is believed to feature notable improvements compared to its predecessors.

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US: Volvo Plug-In Car Sales In January 2023 Improved By 24%

InsideEVs

More than 30 percent of the total sales volume is rechargeable.

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What is an EVSE ?

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EVSE is a known industry term that stands for electric vehicle supply equipment. Most people commonly refer to EVSE as “EV charging station” or “charging point.” In everyday EV business use, EVSE can refer to two different meanings. Let’s clarify them. First, EVSE is the technical term for an EV charger , whose function is to supply electric energy to recharge electric vehicles.

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Video Shows Tesla Cybertruck’s Rear-Wheel Steering In Action

InsideEVs

The leaked video appears to be shot at Tesla’s Texas Gigafactory.

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Rivian R1S Electric SUV Drag Races Lambo Urus, Shelby F-150 Super Snake

InsideEVs

The R1S is one of the most family-friendly EVs on sale today, and it has the power and torque to compete with some top performers.

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Rivian R1T Damaged By Puddle: Owner Recounts Service Experience

InsideEVs

If you're in the market for an EV from a startup like Rivian, it's important to understand how the service component works.

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US: Hyundai Ioniq 5 Sales In January 2023 Increased 56%

InsideEVs

The volume remains relatively stable in recent months at around 1,500 units per month.

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