Sat.May 15, 2021

Solaris begins delivery of 12 hydrogen buses to Bolzano

Green Car Congress

New Urbino models running on hydrogen are about to join the fleet of electric buses of Solaris which have been serving as transport means for Bolzano residents for years. Solaris Bus & Coach has begun the delivery of vehicles under a deal signed in May 2019.

Electric Subaru, Bolt EV range test, Hummer EV off-road, Toyota electric plans: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which companies announced plans to make a $30,000 EV in the U.S.? What European automaker says it sees a potential upside in battery-swapping tech? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending May 14, 2021.

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Seaboard Energy selects Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology to produce renewable diesel

Green Car Congress

Seaboard Energy has chosen Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex hydroprocessing fuel technology to produce renewable diesel from tallow and soybean oil. The 6,500 barrels-per-day renewable diesel unit is currently under construction at Seaboard Energy’s site in Hugoton, Kansas, and is scheduled for operation at the end of 2021. Topsoe has been developing and refining HydroFlex technology since 2004. As a result, there are many HydroFlex units running alongside conventional units all over the world.

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Tesla Model S Plaid prototype with insane retractable spoiler spotted on race track

Electrek

A Tesla Model S Plaid (or maybe even Plaid+) prototype with an insane retractable spoiler has been spotted on the Laguna Seca race track – trying to beat some record.

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DOE awards $35M to 15 projects in ARPA-E ECOSynBio program to reduce carbon footprint of biofuel production

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $35 million to 15 research projects through ARPA-E’s “Energy and Carbon Optimized Synthesis for the Bioeconomy” (ECOSynBio) program to decarbonize biorefining processes used across the energy, transportation, and agriculture sectors. Many biofuels, including ethanol, biodiesel and other products derived from organic material (biomass), are almost exclusively produced via fermentation.

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Tesla Autopilot Abusers need to be held accountable, but how?

Teslarati

Tesla Autopilot Abusers need to be held accountable for their actions. For years, Tesla engineers have worked long and hard to improve Autopilot and Full Self-Driving.

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Siemens USA aims for carbon-neutral fleet by 2030

Green Car Congress

Siemens USA has set a goal to transition to a fully carbon-neutral fleet in the US by 2030. Siemens’ US fleet coomprises more than 10,000 vehicles, from sedans and service vans to light- and heavy-duty trucks. To address these emissions, the company assembled a multi-disciplined team of experts in fleet, fleet infrastructure, facility efficiency, and climate action to implement a strategic plan. There are several initiatives underway, including: Accelerating electric-vehicle adoption.

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: Your own electric submarine

Electrek

Every week I put on my journalistic scuba gear and dive to the bottom of the abandoned strip-mine-turned-reservoir that is the Alibaba electric vehicle catalogue in order to find the most audacious EVs available.

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New Enyaq iV Charges to 1st UK Industry Title with Top Electrifying.com Honor

EV Obssesion

Enyaq iV named Best Family Car 2021 by Electrifying.com Judges praise the Enyaq iV’s practicality, cost and comfort ŠKODA’s first purpose-built electric car is on sale now with prices from £31,995 (inc PICG) Milton Keynes, 13 May 2021 – The new ŠKODA Enyaq iV – the brand’s first ever purpose-built pure electric car – has started […].

Quick Charge Podcast: May 15, 2021

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: May 15, 2021 appeared first on Electrek.

Saietta’s Motor Takes Lightweight EVs 10% Further

EV Obssesion

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Feature: How Expensive Is EV Maintenance?

Clean Fleet Report

Detailing the Savings from Going Electric. All vehicles require some form of maintenance. Whether it’s a simple repair or a regular inspection, there’s no avoiding the mechanic. If you own a vehicle for a significant amount of time, you’ll pay a visit to the shop sooner or later.

Norsepower Announces Installation of Five Tiltable Rotor Sails on a VLOC Chartered by Vale

EV Obssesion

HELSINKI – 13th May 2021: Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, today announced the installation of five tilting Rotor Sails on board a new-build Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) chartered by Vale, the Brazilian mining company.

Tesla Cybertruck Seen Driving At Giga Texas

InsideEVs

It seems that one of the prototypes resides at the factory now

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MCI Unveils Battery-Electric, Zero-Emission Commuter Coach: the D45 CRT LE CHARGE™

EV Obssesion

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – May 13, 2021: (TSX: NFI, OTC: NFYEF) NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”

Check Out The Ford F-150 Lightning Truck's Full Profile

InsideEVs

Is the high-performance street truck coming back

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Help shape the future of EV growth today

Electric Auto Association

Join an Electric Auto Association committee to impact the speed of EV adoption. By: April Bolduc, Electric Auto Association President The signs are clear, the interest in electric vehicles (EVs) has significantly picked up speed across the globe.

Electric Vauxhall Combo e-Life MPV Starts At £31,610 In UK

InsideEVs

The van-based people carrier has a range of up to 174 miles

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France April 2021

EV Sales

Peugeot shines in hot market The French plugin market continues on the fast lane, with April's plugin share reaching 15% last month (6.8% BEV), keeping the YTD share at a record 14% (6.9%

Stellantis’ CEO Is Worried About Affordability Of Electric Cars

InsideEVs

Making EVs is just part of the solution: you must have people able to buy them

Bringing Back Clean Air

CleanTechnica

Originally published on RMI.org.

CHP Said Autopilot Was Engaged In Fatal Tesla Crash, Denied It Later

InsideEVs

It said it still has to determine “what driving mode the Tesla was in or if it was a contributing factor to the crash

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California Governor Newsom Taps Budget Surplus For Clean Energy

CleanTechnica

Courtesy of NRDC. By Alex Jackson Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his administration’s revised budget today, known colloquially as the May Revise, culminating a weeklong tour to promote a “$100 billion California Comeback Plan.”

Sandy Munro Finds Good Engineering Under The Hood Of Polestar 2

InsideEVs

Not much to complain about the Polestar 2 so far

The Adventures Of Mr. Me & His Noble Steed Colin — A Firm CrossClimate Tread To An Elusive Point D

CleanTechnica

The following is part fact (Michelin CrossClimate+ data) and part fiction (feature request hint to Tesla), and just my way of getting boring information across in a hopefully not so boring way. Mr. Me: me.

10 European Countries: Volkswagen ID.4 & ID.3 Top EV Sales List In April, Tesla Model 3 & VW ID.4 In January–April

CleanTechnica

April sales figures are in for electric vehicle models in 10 European countries — Norway, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark.

Nevada Aims to Plug Vehicles into Renewable Energy

CleanTechnica

Courtesy of NRDC. By Max Baumhefner & Dylan Sullivan Nevada is considering legislation that would help the state drive on cleaner, cheaper electricity.

Rivian Shows Up To Support EV Owners Fighting For EV Freedom In Connecticut

CleanTechnica

Connecticut EV owners are still fighting for their right to buy EVs in their state. Recently, I reported on how local dealerships were doing their best to get the bill blocked. Yesterday, Rivian showed up to lend more support.