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Goodyear develops 70% sustainable-material tire; NPT on delivery robots

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has released a demonstration tire with 70% sustainable-material content.

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Sony Vision-S electric SUV concept is a step closer to production

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Sony unveiled a second EV concept at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Sony Vision-S 02 crossover SUV is a follow up to the Vision-S sedan concept Sony presented at CES two years ago. While Sony hasn't confirmed that either vehicle is production-bound, the company is hinting at it.

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BrightDrop announces Walmart as new EV customer and expands collaboration with FedEx

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BrightDrop, the GM technology company decarbonizing last-mile delivery, announced it is adding Walmart to its growing roster of customers, and expanding its relationship with FedEx.

Magna shows how heavy-duty pickups can go all-electric without lower towing, payload

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Automotive supplier Magna on Wednesday unveiled an electric powertrain and four-wheel drive system for pickup trucks and light commercial vehicles that's scheduled to reach production by 2025.

Johnson Matthey launches HyCOgen; converting CO2 and green hydrogen into sustainable aviation fuel

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Johnson Matthey has launched HyCOgen, a technologyt designed to play a pivotal role in enabling the conversion of captured carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) and green hydrogen into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). By combining HyCOgen with the award-winning FT CANS Fischer Tropsch technology (developed in collaboration with bp), Johnson Matthey offers an integrated, scalable solution for use in the efficient and cost-effective production of renewable-power-based SAF.

$30,000 Chevy Equinox EV, Silverado EV, air-cooled batteries, Sony SUV concept: Today’s Car News

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General Motors showed first photos of an upcoming $30,000 electric SUV and revealed an electric pickup. Chrysler showed the start of a fully electric reboot for the brand. Sony revealed a new EV concept. And is air-cooling the next step for EV battery innovation?

UGI and Vertimass in 15-year agreement to produce renewable fuels in the US and Europe; $500M investment; propane and SAF

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UGI Corporation has entered into a 15-year agreement with California-based technology developer Vertimass to utilize their catalytic technology to produce renewable fuels from renewable ethanol in the US and Europe.

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Deloitte: interest in hybrid vehicles still significantly outpacing full battery-electrics

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As global auto manufacturers continue to invest in electrified vehicle (EV) production, internal combustion engine (ICE) powertrains dominate future US intentions, with 69% of US consumers looking to retain the technology for their next vehicle, according to Deloitte’s 2022 Global Automotive Consumer Study report.

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Bobcat reveals world’s first* all-electric track loader at CES


Doosan Bobcat launched its new, all-electric Bobcat T7X compact track loader at CES this week, calling it the first fully electric machine of this kind to reach the market. Even better news for Bobcat fans: they’ve already sold a whole bunch of ’em.

Chevrolet introduces 2024 All-Electric Silverado; reservations open

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Chevrolet introduced the 2024 Silverado EV—the reimagining of the brand’s best-selling nameplate—offering: Expected GM-estimated 400-mile range on a full charge offered on Work Truck (WT) and RST.

VW announces the launch of its electric minibus on March 9


Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has confirmed that the VW ID.BUZZ, a new electric version of the brand’s iconic minibus, will launch on March 9. more… The post VW announces the launch of its electric minibus on March 9 appeared first on Electrek.

Chevrolet to launch Equinox EV in fall 2023, with MSRP ~$30,000

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Chevrolet will expand its EV lineup in fall 2023 to include the Equinox EV, an affordable, functional compact SUV that will start at an estimated MSRP of around $30,000 in the US.

The Boring Company’s LVCC Loop ramps to 70 cars as CES 2022 kicks off


The Boring Company’s (TBC) Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) Loop in Sin City recently increased its Tesla fleet to 70 vehicles as part of its efforts to cater to the influx of visitors attending CES 2022. . CES 2022 is one of the world’s most influential tech events.

REE begins trials of electric P7 modular platform for delivery fleets; Classes 3-5

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REE Automotive Ltd. is commencing trials of its all-new P7 platform designed for commercial delivery vehicles and walk-in vans.

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Tesla Giga Berlin kicks off 2022 with 33 locally-produced Model Y vehicles


Tesla Giga Berlin seems raring to start operations and kick off Model Y production this year. Recent images taken of the Giga Berlin site showed at least 33 locally-produced Model Y cars parked within the facility’s grounds. .

Chrysler unveils Airflow Concept EV at CES 2022; first BEV by 2025, all-electric lineup by 2028

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Chrysler revealed the Chrysler Airflow Concept electric vehicle at CES 2022. Chrysler also announced that the brand’s transformation will include the launch of its first battery-electric vehicle (BEV) by 2025 and a future all-electric Chrysler vehicle lineup.

SpaceX kicks off jam-packed new year with Starlink launch and Falcon landing


SpaceX has successfully completed its first launch – a Starlink mission – of 2022, kicking off the most ambitious annual launch manifest in the company’s history and marking the world’s first orbital launch of the year.

Sony introduces new VISION-S EV prototype at CES; exploring entry into EV market with new operating company

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At CES 2020, Sony Group announced “VISION-S,” an initiative aimed at contributing to the evolution of mobility, and exhibited a prototype vehicle at its booth.

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Tesla’s updated Model 3 and Model Y Owner’s Manual hints at ventilated seats


A recent update implemented on the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y’s online Owner’s Manual has hinted at what could very well be an upcoming upgrade for the two mass-market vehicles.

ExxonMobil makes two more discoveries offshore Guyana

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ExxonMobil made two oil discoveries at Fangtooth-1 and Lau Lau-1 in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana. These discoveries will add to the previously announced recoverable resource estimate for the block, of 10 billion oil-equivalent barrels. The Fangtooth-1 well encountered approximately 164 feet (50 meters) of high-quality oil-bearing sandstone reservoirs. The well was drilled in 6,030 feet (1,838 meters) of water and is located approximately 11 miles (18 kilometers) northwest of the Liza field.

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Tesla Giga Texas’ solar panel installation and start of operations imminent: report


Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas is looking more and more complete. This has become more evident in the past few days as shipments from Chinese solar panel giant Longi Green Energy were spotted on the roof of the Model Y and Cybertruck production facility.

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IHS Markit: US poised to be world’s largest LNG exporter in 2022 as China becomes top LNG importer

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The world’s two largest economies—the United States and China—are poised to be the world’s top export and import markets for liquefied natural gas (LNG), respectively, in 2022, according to a new report by IHS Markit. The report, LNG Trade in 2021: Runaway Recovery , finds that the United States, which was the third-largest LNG exporter behind Australia and Qatar for the full year of 2021, is poised to claim the top spot in 2022.

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Tesla Product Design director lightly hints toward Tesla-brand gaming controller


Tesla’s Product Design Director Javier Verdura lightly hinted toward the electric automaker creating its own branded gaming controller that could be used with the Arcade within its vehicles.

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Volvo Cars’ unsupervised autonomous driving feature Ride Pilot to debut in California; available in coming electric SUV

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Volvo Cars will introduce its unsupervised autonomous driving feature Ride Pilot to customers in the state of California first. By building on an industry-leading safety standard that will feature in Volvo Cars’ next generation of pure electric cars, Ride Pilot aims to free up more time for customers and make driving a Volvo even more convenient and enjoyable.

Volkswagen will launch EV Bus under ID. platform on March 9


German automaker Volkswagen will launch an all-electric take on its infamous microbus from the 1950s on March 9. The all-electric Volkswagen ID.BUZZ will be the latest edition to the automaker’s expanding fleet of electric cars.

Tesla unveils its giant Megapack battery project in Texas


Tesla has unveiled its giant new Megapack battery project in Texas in a new Youtube video. It’s one of the biggest yet. more… The post Tesla unveils its giant Megapack battery project in Texas appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Semi pair spotted near Giga Nevada, and one is showing off its frunk


It remains to be seen if Tesla was indeed able to deliver a few Tesla Semis to PepsiCo by the end of 2021, but it appears that the EV maker is busy with its all-electric Class 8 truck nonetheless.

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New York State’s governor calls for 100% electric school buses by 2035


Governor Kathy Hochul (D-NY) gave her first State of the State Address yesterday, and her “New Era for New York” Agenda states that she will propose legislation to shift to 100% electric school buses by 2035.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket ready for first of dozens of launches in 2022


Teams have rolled a Falcon 9 out of its integration hangar and raised the rocket vertical at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Pad 39A ahead of the first of dozens of SpaceX launches scheduled in 2022.

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Tesla’s record sales in UK help reach new electric market share milestone


Tesla had record sales in the United Kingdom in 2021, and the new car registration data show that it helped the country reach a new electric market share milestone: over 10% of the auto market for the first time.

SpaceX targeting five East Coast Falcon launches in first month of 2022


In a new statement focused on Cape Canaveral’s “exceptionally busy” 2022 schedule, a senior US Space Force (formerly Air Force) official has implied that SpaceX is already targeting five East Coast launches in the first month of the new year.

GM-backed Pure Watercraft launches first electric pontoon boat at CES


Pure Watercraft has unveiled the first fruits of its collaboration with General Motors at CES 2022, and it’s a Pure-branded, “affordable luxury” electric pontoon boat that offers silent running, smooth acceleration, and dramatically reduced maintenance – without exhaust gas and oil leaks ruining the water for everyone.

New Year, New Charging: Charge Ahead in 2022

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Whether you're new to SemaConnect or you've been charging for a decade, start your 2022 with a resolution to learn about electric vehicles and EV charging. The post New Year, New Charging: Charge Ahead in 2022 appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations.

With only 25 Bolts and one Hummer delivered in Q4, GM cedes #2 US EV maker podium space to Ford


After sharing its quarterly deliveries to cap off 2021, General Motors revealed just how rough of a Q4 it had in terms of EV deliveries.

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Production VW ID. Buzz Debut Finally Confirmed For March 9


Deliveries won't start before Q3 2022 in Europe and 2023 in the United States, though

Watch Tesla Model S Plaid take on Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle in quietest drag race ever


A Tesla Model S Plaid lined up for a drag race with a Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle earlier this week in the first known case of this EV matchup.

GM Shows Off-Road-Oriented 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV Trail Boss


For those buyers who want a GMC Hummer EV, but smaller

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