Wed.Jul 21, 2021

EIA: US crude oil exports reached record levels in 2020 and remain high in 2021

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Despite volatility in global oil markets, US crude oil exports reached a record high in 2020, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). As of 9 July 2021, US crude oil exports have averaged 3.00 million barrels per day (b/d).

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Musk: Tesla Supercharger network will be “open to other EVs” in 2021

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has at various points in the company’s history suggested that its Supercharger network might be opened up either to other automakers on a brand basis, or to other EVs in general.


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ICCT LCA study finds only battery and hydrogen fuel-cell EVs have potential to be very low-GHG passenger vehicle pathways

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The ICCT has conducted a comprehensive global and temporal life-cycle assessment of GHG emissions from a variety of alternative passenger car powertrains and fuels.

Report: 1 in 10 drivers burn nearly a third of US gasoline

Green Car Reports

A small group of drivers are responsible for a disproportionately high amount of gasoline consumption in the United States, according to a new report from advocacy group Coltura. These so-called gasoline "superusers" constitute just one in 10 U.S. drivers, but burn 32% of gasoline used in U.S.

GKN Automotive accelerating advanced development of next-generation 800V eDrive technologies

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GKN Automotive is accelerating its development of next generation eDrive technologies in response to the rapidly increasing global demand for electrified vehicles.

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Tesla Full Self-Driving is now a $199 subscription

Green Car Reports

Tesla's so-called Full Self-Driving bundle of driver aids is now available through a monthly subscription, per the company's website.

Coltura: Federal & state EV policy & incentives must target gasoline superusers to achieve carbon emissions goals

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Advocacy group Coltura has published a report that finds converting the biggest users of gasoline to EVs in the next ten years is critical to reaching climate goals and that present EV policies are poorly suited to accomplishing that conversion.

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ROUSH CleanTech, Penske, and Proterra collaborate on next-generation F-650 electric commercial trucks

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ROUSH CleanTech, Penske Truck Leasing, and Proterra Inc announced a new collaboration under which Proterra will supply its battery technology to ROUSH CleanTech for the development of its next-generation Ford F-650 all-electric commercial truck.

Study dispels myth that electric cars pollute as much as gas-powered cars due to ‘dirty’ grid


A new study dispels the persistent myth that electric cars pollute just as much as gas-powered cars because they charge on a “dirty” electric grid, and mining for battery materials is polluting.

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DOE awards $125M to bring clean energy technologies to market

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a total of $125 million to support 110 clean energy technology projects (DE-FOA-0002381). Within that total, DOE’s Office of Energy and Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) will award $57.6 million to 53 projects by 51 small businesses and entrepreneurs with phase II funding based on the initial success of their phase I awards, including follow-on awards to support projects closer to market.

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EGEB: Switching only 20% of US school buses to electric is a missed opportunity


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): 68% of Americans support a spend of $20-$25 billion to adopt electric school buses. Let’s adopt more. New York State announces $52 million for community solar projects for underserved communities.

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Volkswagen Group more than doubles deliveries of all-electric vehicles in first half year to 170,939 units

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The Volkswagen Group continued to gain momentum with its electric offensive in the first half of 2021. In total, 170,939 BEV models were delivered throughout the world up to the end of June—more than twice as many as in the prior-year period (+165.2%).

Tesla signs nickel supply agreement with Australian mining company


Tesla and BHP, a global mining company in Australia, signed a nickel supply agreement with each other recently. BHP will supply Tesla with nickel from its Nickel West asset in Western Australia.

Surf Air Mobility orders up to 150 Cessna Grand Caravans for fitting with series-hybrid powertrains

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Surf Air Mobility Inc., has signed a purchase agreement with Textron Aviation for up to 150 Cessna Grand Caravan EX single-engine turboprop aircraft, with an initial fleet order of 100 aircraft and an option for 50 more.

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Ford patents mobile charging solution for EVs like the Mach-E — by towing them


Electric vehicles are prevalent now, but long-distance travel using EVs that are non-Teslas still tends to be challenging.

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Li-Cycle partners with Univar Solutions OnSite Services for Li-ion battery waste management

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Li-Cycle Corp., the largest lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, is partnering with Univar Solutions OnSite Services, a leader in waste management, to provide waste management solutions for lithium-ion batteries. Through the partnership, Li-Cycle and Univar Solutions customers will benefit from a waste management solution for lithium-ion battery waste across multiple manufacturing verticals, including the growing North American electric vehicle manufacturing market.

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Tesla now provides full ‘Tesla Energy ecosystem’ to third-party installers to accelerate expansion


Tesla has now added solar panels to its offering to third-party solar installers in what is now described as the full “Tesla energy ecosystem.”

JRC publishes recommendation for the collection and recycling of light-EV batteries

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A study recently published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Center assesses how best to identify at the European level an additional fifth category of batteries—those used for Light Means of Transport (LMT) such as e-bikes and similar new products—which would ensure their appropriate collection and recycling. The current 2006 Batteries Directive identifies three categories of batteries.

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SpaceX Crew Dragon set to make room for Boeing’s Starliner do-over


SpaceX and NASA are on track for the Crew-2 Dragon spacecraft currently docked to the International Space Station (ISS) to perform a “port relocation” maneuver early Wednesday, effectively opening the door for Boeing’s Starlink flight test do-over.

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Tesla (TSLA) sells back Maxwell Technology’s ultracapacitor business to former executives


Tesla (TSLA) has sold back Maxwell Technology’s ultracapacitor business and brand after acquiring it just over two years ago. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) sells back Maxwell Technology’s ultracapacitor business to former executives appeared first on Electrek.

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Goldman Sachs predicts Tesla (TSLA) revenue growth after raising EV demand outlook


Goldman Sachs believes Tesla ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) is well-positioned for revenue growth and margin expansion after raising its EV demand outlook. . On Wednesday, the European Commission announced its plans to end the sale of polluting vehicles by 2035.

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XL Fleet partners with eNow to power electric refrigerated trailers


XL Fleet has announced a partnership and investment in eNow, a solar and battery power system provider, to power electrified refrigerated commercial trailers.

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Tesla’s generous FSD subscription cancellation policy is perfect for summer trips


It appears that Tesla’s FSD subscriptions are designed to be as friendly to consumers as possible. This is hinted at in the company’s cancellation policy for the advanced driver-assist system, which could be described as fairly generous.

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Japan sets a new clean energy target to nearly 40% by 2030


Japan aims to increase its clean energy use to nearly 40% by 2030, according to a new Basic Energy Plan draft released by the Japanese government today. The country also plans to reduce its use of fossil fuels.

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Tesla (TSLA) Q2 2021 earnings call preview: What Wall Street expects


Tesla ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) is expected to release its second-quarter earnings results this coming Monday after markets close.

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Rivian partners with Tennessee to deploy charging stations at all state parks


Rivian has announced a new partnership with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) to deploy charging stations at all state parks.

Tesla ‘a disproportional beneficiary’ of China’s incoming green tidal wave: Dan Ives


Tesla is set to be “a disproportional beneficiary” of China’s growing adoption of electric vehicles and sustainable energy, according to Wedbush analyst and Tesla bull Dan Ives.

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How to tell if your Tesla qualifies for free Supercharging


Whether you’re a new or veteran Tesla owner, you’re hopefully aware of how and where to charge your Tesla, especially on its ever-growing Supercharger network. Especially if you’ve had your Tesla for a few years, you have – or still do – qualify for free Supercharging from Tesla.

Volkswagen Group More than Doubles Deliveries of All-Electric Vehicles

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REI CTY review: A sleek commuter from an outdoors company


REI, the nation’s premier outdoor equipment retailer, enters the e-bike space with its CTY e2.2. For reasons unclear, REI decided to enter the electric bike space with a city bike rather than something made for off-road.

MG5 EV gets long range version

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MG5 is now capable of up to 250 miles thanks to a new, larger battery

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Elon Musk: Tesla to likely resume Bitcoin payment after due diligence on energy mix improvements


Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla is “most likely” going to resume taking Bitcoin payment after some due diligence on the improvements in the energy mix used to mine the cryptocurrency.

Top 10 electric scooters in India 2021 

Electric Vehicles India

Top 10 electric scooters in India 2021 . The electric two-wheeler sales have been decreased in FY2021 by 5.4% from 152,000 units in FY2020 to 143,837 units in FY2021 because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. But however, the sales of the high-speed electric two-wheelers witnessed a growth of 47%.

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Quick Charge Podcast: July 21, 2021


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: July 21, 2021 appeared first on Electrek.

ISIE India & MG Motors partners to build 100+ Centre of Excellence for EV Research in India 

Electric Vehicles India

ISIE India & MG Motors partners to build 100+ Centre of Excellence for EV Research in India .

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Two-wheelers replacing four: Is the IAA’s new focus on mobility a glimpse of the future for global cities?


The Frankfurt Auto Show, better known in many circles by its German initials IAA , was the biggest automotive show in the world. But if the last 18 months have taught us anything, it’s that the world is changing – and quickly.

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IIT Madras offers 12 weeks free online course on ‘Electrical Autos & Renewable Vitality

Electric Vehicles India

IIT Madras offers 12 weeks free online course on ‘Electrical Autos & Renewable Vitality. The Indian Institute of Expertise, Madras (IIT-M) is offering a free online course on ‘Electrical Autos and Renewable Vitality.’

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