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OMV says it will stop oil and gas production by 2050 in transformation to net-zero

Green Car Congress

Austria-based OMV, an international, integrated oil, gas and chemicals company, announced its intention to become a net-zero (Scope 1, 2 and 3) company by no later than 2050.

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Nissan Ariya review, EQXX up close, F-150 Lightning range, welcoming Hummer EV: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which American automaker celebrated a German factory this week? And have gas prices prompted Americans to drive less? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending March 25, 2022.

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Vale Canada to supply Northvolt with low-carbon nickel products for batteries

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Vale Canada and lithium-ion cell producer Northvolt AB announced a multi-year agreement for Vale to supply low-carbon nickel products to Northvolt, reinforcing the companies’ shared commitment to sustainability in the electric vehicle supply chain and electrification of the broader mining industry. Vale is the world’s largest producer of nickel.

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Tesla begins inviting 15,000 guests to ‘Cyber Rodeo’ at Gigafactory Texas


Tesla has officially started inviting the 15,000 guests to its “Cyber Rodeo” event at Gigafactory Texas on April 7, as CEO Elon Musk published a photo of a virtual invitation to the event last night.

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bp to invest £1B in EV charging in the UK over next 10 years

Green Car Congress

bp plans to invest £1 billion (US$1.3 billion) in electric vehicle charging in the UK, supercharging the roll-out of fast, convenient charging across the country. bp pulse, bp’s EV charging business, intends to make the investment over the next 10 years helping to meet the UK’s fast-growing demand for EV charging and support the country’s transition to low carbon transportation for both consumers and fleet vehicles. The company also expects this to support hundreds of new jobs in the UK.

Tesla’s crazy laser windshield wipers have been published by the US Patent Office


Tesla’s idea for a crazy windshield wiper that would clear debris from a driver’s line of sight using a laser beam has been officially published by the United States Patent Office. Tesla filed the application for the patent in May 2019, and it finally was granted in late 2021.

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Stellantis Hurricane twin-turbo I-6 cuts emissions, increases fuel economy and is more powerful

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Stellantis revealed its new, 3.0-liter, twin-turbo, inline, six-cylinder engine, named Hurricane, that delivers better fuel economy and fewer emissions than larger engines while at the same time generates more horsepower and torque than many competitors’ naturally aspirated V-8 and boosted six-cylinder power plants.

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Tesla sends out ‘Cyber Rodeo’ invites for Giga Texas opening


Tesla has started to send out invites to an event called ‘Cyber Rodeo’, which is going to be the grand opening of Gigafactory Texas in Austin – a big moment for the company and its manufacturing expansion in the US. more….

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Tesla removes strange Full Self-Driving loophole that shortened wait times for vehicles


Tesla has removed a strange Full Self-Driving loophole that some customers used to reduce delivery wait times for the company’s all-electric vehicles.

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $8,000 electric boat with submarine capsule


We have a lot of fun scouring the abyss of Alibaba in search of the most creative assemblages in the Chinese shopping site’s endless array of electric vehicles. That search often takes us on land and occasionally even into the skies.

SB-4 Would Raise CHEAPR MSRP Cap

EV Club of CT

Omnibus Transportation and Energy Committee Bill Includes Support for EVs Aside from SB-214 that would enable direct EV sales, there was another significant bill that advanced to the full chamber in SB-4 which passed by. Read more.

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Cake’s electric motorcycles could soon be even greener with paper body panels instead of plastic


Cake, the Swedish company known for its electric dirt bikes, street motorcycles and mopeds, has just announced a new partnership with PaperShell that could see the motorcycle manufacturer asking customers upon checkout, “Paper or plastic?”. more….

Event: “Building an Electric Future” at the Petersen

Clean Fleet Report

Museum Exhibit Review: 107 Years of Electric Cars. With the recent technological advancements and increased adoption of electric cars, SUVs and trucks, it is lost on most people that electricity was an early popular propulsion system for cars.

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Wheel-E Podcast! New Aventon e-bikes, SUPER73 electric motorcycle, Segway e-scooters & more


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

This Axial-Flux Motor With a PCB Stator Is Ripe for an Electrified World

Cars That Think

The heart of any electric motor consists of a rotor that revolves around a stationary part, called a stator. The stator, traditionally made of iron, tends to be heavy. Stator iron accounts for about two-thirds of the weight of a conventional motor.

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Rivian R1T Charging Analysis: From 0 To 100% State-Of-Charge


Are the fast charging capabilities as great as the vehicle's performance

Surfing the Metaverse’s Real Estate Boom

Cars That Think

The real estate boom isn’t limited to reality. A prime plot in Decentraland , a metaverse platform, sold for the equivalent of 2.4 million dollars in November of 2021 , and less desirable land often sells for six figures. This creates a problem all too common in the real world.

Elon Musk: Tesla Aims To Sell 20-Million EVs Annually By The Early 2030s


He admits that is an aggressive plan, but also believes it could still be feasible

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New update from TATA Nexon Electric Car – Nexon EV is upgrading the range to 400 KM.

Electric Vehicles India

New update from TATA Nexon Electric car, ever before TATA Nexon is going to upgrade range up to 400 km on a single charge. In 2022 TATA Nexon EV is upgrading its Battery pack and this will boost the range to 400 KM on a single charge. Tata Motors is the #1 Electric Cars manufacturer in India.

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Bjørn Nyland Checks Out Volvo C40 Recharge Range


Compared to the Volvo XC40 Recharge, it appears to be a bit more efficient

BOLT installs 10k EV charging points in India | Electric charging stations

Electric Vehicles India

BOLT installs 10k EV charging points in India; fast tracks its expansion plans.To install 100,000 charging points in the next 6 months. BOLT, an All-in-One EV Infrastructure Provider, announced the installation of 10,000 BOLT EV charging stations in India in 6 months.

Hot 2023 Audi RS Q6 E-Tron Spied For The First Time


This will be the range-topping performance variant of the upcoming Q6 E-Tron, the Porsche Macan EV’s sister vehicle

Plugin Vehicles Start 2022 At 8.4% In Italy — Dacia Spring BEV Best Seller


Originally published on opportunity:energy. The race of Italy’s electric car market shows signs of fatigue, as 2022 started off with mixed results.

Volvo C40 Recharge Surprisingly Beat XC40 In Bjørn's Banana Box Test


Nonetheless, the result is rather average

How This Horror Story Led To Creating Safer Conditions For EV Charging


ChargeSafe founder Kate Tyrrell recently shared with me why she created ChargeSafe, along with her own horror story of going from broken EV charger to broken EV charger late at night in dangerous situations.

Watch Peugeot e-2008 Perform The Moose Test


Better than the Peugeot e-208


20% Plugin Vehicle Market Share in China! BYD Shining


Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Even in the slowest month of the year, plugins scored 291,000 registrations, up 176% year over year (YoY). This pulls the year-to-date (YTD) tally to over 665,000 units, and with March set to be another strong month (400,000 units?),