Thu.Apr 08, 2021

SEI team finds heavy-duty battery-electric trucks more economically feasible than thought

Green Car Congress

If fast charging is available, the competitiveness of battery electric trucks compared with diesel trucks can actually improve with larger trucks, according to a new study by Björn Nykvist and Olle Olsson from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

Hummer EV SUV will gain 100 miles in 12 minutes, factor in charging on off-road routes

Green Car Reports

The GMC Hummer EV lineup’s performance credentials are staggering: an expected 0-60 mph time of 3.0

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Rio Tinto achieves battery-grade lithium production at Boron plant

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Rio Tinto has commenced production of battery-grade lithium from waste rock at a lithium demonstration plant at the Boron mine site in California.

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Polestar aims to make the first climate-neutral car by 2030

Green Car Reports

Polestar has set the goal of producing the first climate-neutral car by 2030, eliminating emissions not only from driving, but from every aspect of production and sales.

Doosan Fuel Cell providing fuel cells for Korea-China Smart Farm Village in Pocheon

Green Car Congress

Korea-based Doosan Fuel Cell, a developer of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), will take part in the Korea-China Smart Farm Village project in Pocheon.

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Elon Musk’s NeuraLink releases video of monkey playing games with his mind

Teslarati

Elon Musk’s NeuraLink recently released a video of Pager, a nine-year-old Macaque, playing Pong with his mind. The video reveals how much progress NeuraLink has made since last year’s livestream event. . Pager had a NeuraLink implanted into his brain six weeks ago.

Lightning eMotors partners with Soderholm Bus & Mobility to sell electric commercial vehicles in Hawaii

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Lightning eMotors signed a new exclusive partnership with Soderholm Bus & Mobility in Hawaii to provide Lightning eMotors’ zero-emission powertrains for their commercial van and bus customers.

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Polestar announces goal of climate-neutral car by 2030

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Polestar, the premium electric performance car brand founded by Volvo Cars and Geely Holding, has set a goal of creating the first climate-neutral car by 2030. The Polestar 0 project will drive a ‘design towards zero’ focus by eliminating emissions rather than offsetting by planting trees.

Tesla sales in Japan rise 1,300% year-over-year, propelled by a wave of Model 3 orders

Teslarati

Tesla is starting to gain some serious momentum in Japan, thanks to a wave of Model 3 orders. In March alone, the number of Teslas sold in Japan increased by 1,300% year-over-year, thanks in part to the car-buying public’s warm reception to the Model 3. .

Apex Clean Energy ordering 19 electrified F-series pickups from XL Fleet

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Apex Clean Energy has ordered 19 electrified Ford F-series pickup trucks from XL Fleet, including ten plug-in hybrid electric and nine hybrid electric systems for pickups in its service fleet, for delivery in the second quarter of 2021.

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Morgan Stanley explains why Tesla (TSLA) is a “must own” stock now

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In a recent appearance at Bloomberg Markets , Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas explained why Tesla is a “must-own” stock today.

Clean Energy Ventures leads investment battery startups Nth Cycle and Volexion; upstream, downstream

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Clean Energy Ventures , a $110-million venture capital firm investing in early-stage climate tech startups, is leading the investments in two battery startups: one in the upstream ( N th Cycle ) and one in the downstream ( Volexion ).

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Watch Tesla’s driver monitoring system detect driver attention in real time

Electrek

A new video shows Tesla’s AI-based driver monitoring system can detect driver attention in real time using the cabin-facing camera in its vehicles. more… The post Watch Tesla’s driver monitoring system detect driver attention in real time appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

Toyota Motor Europe to supply fuel cell modules for train project as member of FCH2RAIL consortium

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) Fuel Cell Business will supply and integrate fuel cell modules into a zero-emission train prototype as part of the FCH2RAIL project in Europe.

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SpaceX’s plans to test and fly the first upgraded Starship are quickly taking shape

Teslarati

After SpaceX unexpectedly used a Monday road closure to deliver its first custom-built rocket fuel tank , plans for the next Starship test campaign and launch have begun to solidify. Most importantly, the initial schedule for Starship serial number 15’s (SN15) test campaign appears to be clear.

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Hydro exploring hydrogen opportunities for internal demand and external market

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Hydro is exploring the potential for developing and operating hydrogen facilities to meet large internal demand as well as serving an external market, leveraging the company’s industrial and renewable power expertise. We see a substantial potential for industrial hydrogen consumption. Taking a developer and operator role in the hydrogen sector represents an opportunity for Hydro to reduce industrial CO 2 emissions and develop a profitable and sustainable business based on hydrogen.

Formula E races in Rome this weekend; new electric Mini safety car

Electrek

After a six-week break, Formula E returns this weekend with another double header in Rome. Better yet, races are planned to continue every two weeks from now until at least through the start of June.

Tesla takes two big steps to secure a future in India

Teslarati

Tesla is taking a couple of relatively large steps to secure a place in India, where the automaker has been rumored to be working to establish a presence for several months.

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EGEB: These energy storage startups just got a big cash injection

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Battery materials and second-life battery recycling trailblazers just secured millions in VC funding. The Biden administration wants to replace fossil fuel subsidies with clean energy incentives.

The Tesla Semi is about to electrify Canada’s logging sector

Teslarati

The Tesla Semi is about to electrify Canada’s logging industry, with Vancouver Island-based Mosaic Forest Management announcing that it had placed an order for three Tesla Semis. The company plans to use the all-electric Class 8 trucks for its logging activities. .

XL Fleet will install up to 1,000 EV charging stations at UBS Arena

Electrek

EV charging solutions company XL Fleet announced a partnership with UBS Arena and the New York Islanders that could create one of the largest EV charging sites in the US.

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Electric Vehicles India

Hero elect ric bicycle renew. If you are a fitness freak or you are the person looking for an opportunity to unleash your total potential, then this bicycle is for you. Previously, we explained about erockit which is a hybrid between a bicycle and a motorcycle.

Tesla $25,000 electric car: Franz von Holzhausen features in Tesla China chief designer recruitment video

Electrek

Tesla chief designer Franz von Holzhausen features in a new recruitment video for a chief designer for Tesla China. That person will be expected to lead the design of the automaker’s upcoming $25,000 electric car.

NIO Announces Production of its 100,000th Electric Vehicle

EV Obssesion

Shanghai/Hefei – NIO, a pioneer in the global premium electric vehicle market, has reached another milestone in its corporate history by producing its 100,000th production vehicle on April 7th, 2021.

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Tesla grows frustrated with the ‘outdated’ approval process for Gigafactory Berlin as production gets closer

Electrek

Tesla is growing frustrated with the approval process for Gigafactory Berlin as the automaker is almost done with building the factory, which is supposed to be about to start production in a few months.

Tesla Model 3 And Model Y Sales Surpass 1 Million

InsideEVs

Model 3 alone will soon reach 1 million

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Tesla Model X vs. Model Y: How Tesla’s larger EVs size up

Electrek

In its quest to offer an electric vehicle (EV) option to suit everyone on the planet, Tesla has expanded the size and scope of its carbon-conscious repertoire over the past 17 years.

Hyundai Kona Electric Now Offers the Longest Range of Any Plug-In Car Grant-Eligible Vehicle

EV Obssesion

Hyundai Motor UK has reduced prices of its electric car range following changes to the government’s Plug-In Car Grant KONA Electric 64KWh now has the longest electric range – at 300 miles (WLTP) – of any Plug-In Car Grant-eligible vehicle Hyundai has restructured its pricing and offers for each of its EV model prices to maximise […].

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Quick Charge Podcast: April 8, 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: April 8, 2021 appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

President Biden’s $174 billion EV package broken down dollar by dollar

Teslarati

President Joe Biden’s $174 billion aid package for electric vehicles has been broken down in an email sent by officials from the United States Department of Transportation. Biden’s plan to increase EV production and adoption across the U.S.

Panasonic Finds New Opportunities In Tesla's 4680 Cells

InsideEVs

It's a chance due to high technological requirement and a potentially broad range of applications

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Tesla calls for a change in Germany’s approval process for factories

Teslarati

The first phase of Tesla’s Gigafactory Berlin is nearing completion, and for all intents and purposes, the massive electric vehicle factory is on track to start producing the Made-in-Germany Model Y soon.

Is Hydrogen The Automotive Future That Never Becomes Present?

InsideEVs

Electroheads discusses that and tends to agree with that sentence

Green Deals: Amazon best-selling electric leaf blower hits best price in years at $15.50, more

Electrek

Amazon is offering the Sun Joe 6A Electric Leaf Blower for $15.49 Prime shipped. Down from its $19 or so normal going rate, this is one of the best prices that we’ve tracked in years.

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Lucid Air takes on NYC in urban testing session with CEO Peter Rawlinson

Teslarati

Lucid Motors’ introductory all-electric vehicle, the Air, is primed for imminent release that is set to occur later this year. Until then, Lucid is refining the details that set the Air apart from its competitors, and its CEO Peter Rawlinson is also getting his hands dirty.

Polestar 0 project: A Truly Climate Neutral Car by 2030

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Tesla’s Yoke Steering Wheel remains a mystery with owners and employees

Teslarati

Tesla’s Yoke Steering Wheel was among the most talked-about changes with the Model S and Model X Refresh teaser images that were shared in late January. Months after the racing-style steering column was announced, it still remains a mystery.

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