Tue.Aug 30, 2022

Cummins and Versatile partner to bring 15L hydrogen engines to ag market

Green Car Congress

Cummins and Canada-based Buhler Industries , a leading tractor manufacturer under the Versatile brand, signed a letter of intent for plans to integrate the Cummins 15-liter hydrogen engines in Versatile’s equipment to lead the decarbonization of the agriculture market. Cummins M15H.

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Researchers find original USPS analysis on electric mail trucks "significantly flawed"

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University of Michigan (U-M) researchers claim "significantly flawed" analysis led the United States Postal Service (USPS) to downplay the environmental benefits of electric mail trucks.

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KERI researchers develop high-capacity Li-metal battery with improved rate performance and stability

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A research team at Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) has developed a high-capacity Li-metal battery with improved rate performance and stability using a one-dimensional Li-confinable porous hollow carbon host. The paper is published as a cover paper in ACS Nano.

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NIO ET5 has accumulated nearly 200,000 pre-orders, report says

CN EV Post

The figure is a projection by NIO's sales staff based on the number of the company's sales outlets in China and the average number of orders received per person, according to local media. The post NIO ET5 has accumulated nearly 200,000 pre-orders, report says appeared first on CnEVPost.

LOTTE, Sumitomo of Americas and Syzygy Plasmonics to partner on photocatalytic cracking of ammonia to produce hydrogen

Green Car Congress

Syzygy Plasmonics , LOTTE Chemical and LOTTE Fine Chemical (LOTTE Chemical HQ), and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) announced a joint development agreement to test a photocatalytic reactor for clean hydrogen production.

Spy photos show NIO testing SUV suspected to be new ES8 with LiDAR

CN EV Post

NIO will transform its existing 866 models into its new NT 2.0 platform next year, which will boost sales in the second half of 2023, according to Deutsche Bank analyst Edison Yu's team. The post Spy photos show NIO testing SUV suspected to be new ES8 with LiDAR appeared first on CnEVPost.

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CARB previews ‘smog check’ for heavy-duty trucks; phase-in begins 1 Jan

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently previewed the Heavy-Duty Inspection and Maintenance Program (HD I/M), which is due to begin phasing in on 1 Jan 2023 ( earlier post ), at an enforcement truck event held at the Port of Los Angeles.

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MintAir and Jaunt Air Mobility partner on slowed-rotor eVTOLs for S Korean market

Green Car Congress

MintAir Co. signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Jaunt Air Mobility LLC to form a strategic partnership and to purchase Jaunt Journey electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. MintAir has agreed to order up to 40 of Jaunt's aircraft to bring air mobility services to the Korean markets.

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Tesla shares stunning images of extreme heat and durability testing in Dubai

Electrek

Tesla shared some rare and stunning images of its internal vehicle testing; this time, for extreme heat and durability testing in Dubai. more…. The post Tesla shares stunning images of extreme heat and durability testing in Dubai appeared first on Electrek.

Aemetis India Plant to supply $41M of biodiesel in two-month period to OMCs and India oil refiners

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Aemetis announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary in India, owner and operator of a biodiesel plant located near the Port of Kakinada on India’s east coast, was selected by the three government-controlled oil marketing companies (OMCs) and a major oil refiner to supply approximately 8,000,000 gallons of biodiesel over the next two months.

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Tesla's entry-level Model Y wait times in China reduced to less than 1 month

CN EV Post

On August 18, Tesla just shortened the wait times for all available models in China. The post Tesla's entry-level Model Y wait times in China reduced to less than 1 month appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Tesla

LG Energy Solution, Honda forming JV for EV battery production in US; $4.4B, 40GWh plant

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LG Energy Solution and Honda Motor have agreed to establish a joint venture (JV) company to produce lithium-ion batteries in the US to power Honda and Acura EV models for the North American market. With this agreement, LGES and Honda will invest a total of US$4.4 billion and establish a new JV plant in the US. The plant aims to have an annual production capacity of approximately 40GWh.

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Royal Caribbean will be the first in the cruise industry to adopt Starlink

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Royal Caribbean Group announced that it plans to use SpaceX’s Starlink internet services to enhance its guests’ and crew members’ experience fleetwide. The company will install Starlink on its International, Celebrity Cruises, and Silversea Cruise ships.

DOE issues RFI on implementation of $335M Li-ion battery recycling programs

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains Office in collaboration with the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office issued a Request for Information (RFI) ( DE-FOA-0002833 ) to help guide the implementation of $335 million in investments from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for lithium-ion battery recycling programs.

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Mary Barra confident in GM’s self-driving vehicle tech and goal to beat Tesla in EVs

Electrek

As we roll along in the third quarter of 2022, GM’s long-promised EV lineup is beginning to materialize and gain some serious momentum. The American automaker now has several EVs on the market and has even more in its production pipeline.

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Avaada Group signs MoU for US$5B green ammonia plant with Rajasthan government; 1 million tons per year

Green Car Congress

India’s Avaada Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Rajasthan to set up a green ammonia facility with a production capacity of 1 million tons per annum and a renewable energy power plant in Kota, Rajasthan.

ChargePoint (CHPT) exceeds Q2 expectations, forecasts 100% YOY Q3 growth as EVs gain momentum

Electrek

ChargePoint (CHPT), a leading EV charging provider, released its fiscal Q2 2023 earnings on Tuesday as industry expectations pick up on the heels of significant investments. The EV charging company beat forecasts as demand for electric vehicles and supporting infrastructure accelerates. more….

Tesla FSD Beta v10.69.2 rolls out to all 100K testers next week

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Elon Musk announced that Tesla FSD Beta 10.69.2 would roll out to all 100,000 testers next week as planned. Version 10.69.2 will be the last phase of Tesla’s latest software update release. In the first phase, Tesla released the FSD Beta update to 1,000 testers. The company released 10.69.1

?Here’s how Tesla’s first battery cathode factory progress is going

Electrek

Tesla has so many projects going on at the same time that i is often easy for one to be forgotten – like the fact that it is currently building a big battery cathode material factory in Texas. A new drone flyover shows that the building is coming together. more…. The post ?Here’s

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Sinopec builds supercharging station capable of charging 24 EVs simultaneously

CN EV Post

When the second phase of the site is completed, the number of charging spaces will be doubled to 48, and there will be a battery swap station. The post Sinopec builds supercharging station capable of charging 24 EVs simultaneously appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

New York trial lawyer joins Tesla’s hardcore litigation team

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New York trial lawyer, Adam Mehes, joined Tesla’s hardcore litigation team that Elon Musk said the company was building. Mehes joined Tesla as an associate general counsel for litigation in Austin, TX, Bloomberg Law reported. He’s registered with the New York State Unified Court System.

Baidu's robotaxi platform Apollo Go has provided over 1 million rides

CN EV Post

Apollo Go has begun to gain significant recognition in the Yizhuang area of Beijing, gaining about 10 percent of the ride-hailing market share. The post Baidu's robotaxi platform Apollo Go has provided over 1 million rides appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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MG MG4 Electric is the new best value electric car

Push EVs

The MG Mulan (MG4 Electric) is the new best value electric car – to be sold not only in its home country China, but also in Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, South America and the Middle East. Let’s see some details. Standard range version. Length : 4.287 mm. Wheelbase : 2.705 mm.

BYD earnings beat expectations, here's what analysts say

CN EV Post

An increase in vehicle prices and an upward pivot in its product sales mix are seen as the main reasons why BYD beat earnings estimates in the second quarter. The post BYD earnings beat expectations, here's what analysts say appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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SparkCharge expands its on-demand EV charging, reports new investment

Green Car Reports

SparkCharge announced a new round of funding Monday that will help enable a continued expansion of the firm’s unique on-demand charging services. The company essentially uses portable hardware to help fill gaps in infrastructure or help EV owners with unforeseen charging needs.

BYD says no need to over-interpret after Buffett's holdings cut sends shares plummeting

CN EV Post

As of press time, BYD's shares traded in Hong Kong were down more than 11 percent and those traded in Shenzhen were down about 8 percent. The post BYD says no need to over-interpret after Buffett's holdings cut sends shares plummeting appeared first on CnEVPost.

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BYD Atto 3 test drive: A game changer and not in ways we expect it to be

The Driven EV News

The Atto 3 delivers what a ground-up EV is supposed to – at a price getting close to what people pay for ICE cars. Here's how it changes the game in Australia. The post BYD Atto 3 test drive: A game changer and not in ways we expect it to be appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News

Tesla reaches 100 Supercharger stations in Beijing

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Tesla had more than 1,200 Supercharger stations and nearly 9,000 Superchargers in the Chinese mainland as of August 30. The post Tesla reaches 100 Supercharger stations in Beijing appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Tesla Charging

Kollter RS1 80 mph electric motorcycle will start cruising US roads soon

Electrek

The commuter-class electric motorcycle market is heating up quickly, with the Kollter RS1 set to become the next mid-power bike hitting US roads. more…. The post Kollter RS1 80 mph electric motorcycle will start cruising US roads soon appeared first on Electrek.

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Elestor’s flow battery electricity storage: The shape of things to come

Innovation News Network

electricity storage company Elestor is reshaping the world of batteries in ways that promise to transform the entire energy system. The post Elestor’s flow battery electricity storage: The shape of things to come appeared first on Innovation News Network.

Gogoro’s GoShare battery-swapping scooter-sharing platform expands with TSMC partnership

Electrek

GoShare, the scooter sharing platform that uses Gogoro’s popular battery-swapping electric scooters, is announcing a major new expansion thanks to its latest partnership. more….

Pollution from Australia’s dirty trucks is killing people, and should be banned from major cities

The Driven EV News

Pollution from Australia's dirty trucking fleet is killing people and should be banned from cities. And most people would probably agree. The post Pollution from Australia’s dirty trucks is killing people, and should be banned from major cities appeared first on The Driven.

Tesla spotted stacking structural battery packs at Gigafactory Texas; what’s happening?

Electrek

Tesla has been spotted stacking an impressive number of structural battery packs in inventory at Gigafactory Texas. We look into what could be happening. more…. The post Tesla spotted stacking structural battery packs at Gigafactory Texas; what’s happening? appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla, Genesis top study of in-vehicle tech experience

Green Car Reports

Tesla was the highest-scoring brand in J.D. Power's 2022 U.S. Tech Experience Index Study, which evaluates advanced-tech features in new cars. The study ranks brands by problems per 100 vehicles, the same metric used in J.D.

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New Brazilian legislation boosts Oceana Lithium’s mining project

Innovation News Network

Oceana Lithium is set to take advantage of new Brazilian foreign trading legislation that will boost its lithium mining projects. The post New Brazilian legislation boosts Oceana Lithium’s mining project appeared first on Innovation News Network.

Tesla puts its vehicles to the test in 122 degree heat in Dubai

Teslarati

Tesla put several of its vehicles including a Plaid Model X to the test for extreme heat and durability. The testing took place in Dubai where temperatures reached over 120 degrees Fahrenheit this summer. Extreme heat and durability testing in Dubai pic.twitter.com/xOmt7G9seh.

Who’s taking the global lead on electric car sales – and why?

The Driven EV News

Europe, China and the US are currently in a race to top global electric vehicle sales. Ultimately, who wins comes down to regulatory standards and incentives. The post Who’s taking the global lead on electric car sales – and why? appeared first on The Driven.

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