Sat.Apr 23, 2022

Bridgestone to debut race tire made with natural rubber from guayule

Green Car Congress

As part of a broader initiative to accelerate the use of sustainable technologies in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) announced plans to debut Firestone Firehawk race tires made with guayule natural rubber grown and extracted at the company’s guayule R&D facilities in Arizona. Earlier post.).

Grand Cherokee 4xe review, 800V Tesla Cybertruck, Lexus RZ, electric pickups from Kia, VW: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which electric vehicle revealed this week looks just like the gasoline version? Which brand wants you to buy the vehicle but subscribe to the battery pack? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 22, 2022.

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DOE, GM, Mathworks launch EcoCAR Electric Vehicle Challenge; 15 universities selected

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE), in coordination with General Motors (GM) and MathWorks, announced the launch of the EcoCAR Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge , a collegiate research and experimental learning competition that challenges hundreds of students to engineer novel technologies for battery electric vehicles through a combined $6-million investment.

Elon Musk shoots down Bill Gates’ request to discuss philanthropy in new leaked texts

Teslarati

Elon Musk declined a meeting to discuss climate change philanthropy with Bill Gates because Gates admitted he still holds a short position on Tesla stock, the automaker and sustainably energy company Musk has been CEO of since 2008.

Mitsubishi Heavy and Infinium to collaborate on the production and deployment of electrofuels in Japan

Green Car Congress

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Infinium, an electrofuels company ( earlier post ).

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $450 four-seater AWD electric go-kart

Electrek

Like many of the quirky electric vehicles I find for the Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week series , this fun-looking electric go-kart is a bit oddly proportioned.

Benchmark: Li-ion battery pipeline could exceed 6 TWh by end of decade

Green Car Congress

Global lithium ion production capacity could reach over 6,000 GWh (6 TWh) by the end of the decade based on current plans, as companies accelerate gigafactory construction in Europe and the US, according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence. Total lithium-ion capacity existing or being built has doubled since the beginning of 2021, following announcements of new plants by Chinese and South Korean battery producers, according to Benchmark’s Gigafactory Assessment.

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Aston Martin announces Racing.Green. sustainability strategy

Green Car Congress

Aston Martin announced its new sustainability strategy, Racing.Green. Launched on Earth Day, Racing.Green. formalizes core principles, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, that reflect Aston Martin’s established approach to sustainability and sets new targets across all aspects of the business.

Kia EV6 Electric SUV Bookings to Commence on May 26 in India – Here’s All You Need to Know

Electric Vehicles India

Finally, carmaker Kia India entered the Indian Ev market on Thursday(22-04-2022) with the name EV6.

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Quick Charge Podcast: April 23, 2022

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: April 23, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

After EV Scooters Catch Fire, Nitin Gadkari Talks Heavy Penalty, Recall.

Electric Vehicles India

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Inventing Postscript, the Tech That Took the Pain out of Printing

Cars That Think

Time and again, in his earliest attempts at controlling laser printers, John Warnock got the message, “Page Too Complex,” from a recalcitrant machine. Any system he designed, he vowed, would have to have a “Print Anything” architecture.

Watch This Tesla Model Y Self-Drive Right Into A Plane

InsideEVs

The Model Y was being summoned when it hit the $2 million private jet

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Tesla Inside: The Ultimate Vintage Land Rover Retrofit

Cars That Think

From the outside, this Land Rover Defender looks like any other example of the postwar British classic that conquered the African outback—and the automotive world’s heart. But when I step on the accelerator, my own heart jumps.

How Good Is Porsche's Autonomous System? On Par With Tesla?

InsideEVs

Kyle Conner checks out the Porsche Taycan's autonomy

3rd edition of the India Auto Show – 26th to 28th May 2022 | Mumbai

EV Duniyaa

After the success of 2nd edition in 2021, India Auto Show is back with it’s 3rd edition from 26th to 28th May 2022 in Mumbai, India.

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BrightDrop And FedEx Set New Guinness World Record

InsideEVs

The BrightDrop Zevo 600 covered the greatest distance traveled by an electric van on a single charge

Top 7 Electric Scooters under 80000 in 2022. Full Price and Specifications

EVehicleShop

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Ford Teases Its Second All-Electric Commercial Vehicle

InsideEVs

It's one of four upcoming new commercial models, envisioned for the European market

Mumbai to Ahmedabad in Tigor EV with ChargeZone network

Plug In India

By Atul Gopal The PluginIndia team went on an electric car drive using the Tata Tigor EV. We used the ChargeZone Fast Charger network extensively to do the journey. This will show how electric cars can be practical and more enjoyable on a highway ride!

Watch This Tesla Model X Self-Drive Right Into A Plane

InsideEVs

The Model X was being summoned when it hit the $2 million private jet

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China Electric Car Market Reaches 26% Plugin Market Share In March

CleanTechnica

ICE IS MELTING — China Edition Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Even with Covid-related lockdowns happening in some major cities, plugins scored 458,000 registrations, up 118% year over year (YoY), and the second best monthly result ever.

Tesla Considering 800-Volt Systems For Semi & Cybertruck

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk and Drew Baglino say 800-volt architecture is not in the cards for existing Tesla models. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Drew Baglino Elon Musk Tesla

Tesla Is Working With Manor ISD To Give High School Graduates Jobs At Giga Texas

CleanTechnica

Tesla is working with Manor Independent School District to give high school graduates an opportunity to work full-time at Giga Texas while completing courses in Advanced Manufacturing Programming at Austin Community College. ??

Tesla Takes a 9400 Mile, Solar-powered Road Trip

CleanTechnica

Earth day weekend? Must be time for an epic electric road trip! Cars Clean Power Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Solar Energy Solar Panels Australia solar panels Tesla

HY4 Passenger Plane Sets Hydrogen Altitude Record

CleanTechnica

Meet the first hydrogen-powered electric airplane to fly between two European airports. Aviation Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles electric airplanes h2fly Hydrogen

StoreDot Gets Investment from Volvo Tech Fund

CleanTechnica

Volvo hopes its latest investment will help its electric cars charge up– in less than 5 minutes. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging electric cars EV charging StoreDot Volvo

We Are Ready, Steady, & GO For CAKE Kids!

CleanTechnica

Get your little riders ready for big adventures. Bicycles Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Motorcycles + Scooters bicycles CAKE electric motorcycles

Tesla Robotaxi Coming In Two Years, Musk Predicts

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk says Tesla robotaxis are coming soon. Autonomous Vehicles Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Elon Musk robotaxis Tesla Tesla robotaxis

Tesla’s Wow Moment In Q1 2022 Earnings Call

CleanTechnica

Tesla had a wow moment in its Q1 2022 earnings call that isn’t being talked about enough. In the first quarter of this year, Tesla’s revenue grew to over $18 billion, but this isn’t the wow moment that I’m going to quickly dive into.