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Elli and MITNETZ STROM publish concept for smart grid integration of EVs

Green Car Congress

Elli, a brand of the Volkswagen Group, and MITNETZ STROM have launched a nationwide pilot project for smart grid integration of electric vehicles. In the joint pilot project supported by E-Bridge, optimized charging strategies will be tested taking into account both regional electricity generation from renewable energies and the available capacities in the distribution grid.

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EQXX sets record, Polestar 5 confirmed, wireless EV charging makes sense: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Why does wireless charging matter for electric cars? What key ingredient is missing from making the redesigned 2023 Honda HR-V a great crossover? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 24, 2022. Remember when the Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX concept broke a record for.

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NHTSA approves Einride autonomous electric Pod for operation on public roads

Green Car Congress

Einride, a freight technology company providing digital, electric and autonomous shipping, has received approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to operate its Autonomous Electric Transport (AET) vehicles on US public roads. With this approval, Einride will conduct a public road pilot to support operational flows for customer GE Appliances, a Haier company, showcasing the Einride Pod’s purpose-built functionality for future commercialization. ( Earlier post.).

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AI-Guided Robots Are Ready to Sort Your Recyclables

Cars That Think

It’s Tuesday night. In front of your house sits a large blue bin, full of newspaper, cardboard, bottles, cans, foil take-out trays, and empty yogurt containers. You may feel virtuous, thinking you’re doing your part to reduce waste. But after you rinse out that yogurt container and toss it into the bin, you probably don’t think much about it ever again.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Tsuneishi Shipbuilding and Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding developing ammonia-fueled ocean-going liquefied gas carrier

Green Car Congress

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Tsuneishi Shipbuilding, and Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding launched a joint project aimed at developing and building an ocean-going liquefied gas carrier that will use ammonia as its main fuel. Ammonia-fueled Ocean-going Vessel. The vessel is envisioned as a mid-size ammonia/LPG carrier equipped with a main engine that can run mainly on ammonia, and targeting to achieve net zero carbon dioxide emissions while underway by using some of its ammonia cargo as fuel.

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Aptera looks to potentially adopt Tesla’s Charging Connector for its vehicles

Teslarati

Via a recent Q&A with Aptera co-CEOs, the company revealed that it would be attempting to use the Tesla J1772 charging connector on their production vehicles. In the most recent Aptera Q&A (via Electrek ) , a question was raised asking if, while the prototype vehicle was using a Tesla charging connector , that would also be the case on the production version of the vehicle.

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Tesla’s self-inscription atop Gigafactory Texas with solar panels continues

Teslarati

Tesla’s self-inscription of its name atop Gigafactory Texas with solar panels continues on. The company has officially started making some serious progress to the letter ‘T’ in the design and is nearing completion just months after the factory started production of Tesla’s electric vehicles. On Thursday, Gigafactory Texas drone operator Jeff Roberts captured images of the solar array on top of Tesla’s newest manufacturing facility, giving the best look of the progre

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $4,500 Flatbed Electric Truck

Electrek

When it comes to fun and wacky electric vehicles, the undisputed titans of the industry are those wild EV engineers that must surely be keeping Alibaba in business. Despite a global supply chain crunch, there’s no shortage of fun and fascinating options in the endlessly scrolling EV pages on the site. This week’s entry in the Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week is no exception.

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Classic car rally to allow EVs to participate for the first time

Teslarati

The “Bay to Birdwood Run” has announced that starting this year, electric conversion vehicles will be allowed to participate in the rally. In an interview with the Australian Broadcast Center (ABC) , event organizer Michael Neal stated that he wanted the first post-pandemic rally to be the biggest one yet. Specifically, Neal wants to attract over 1,500 classic cars , and hopes to attract ~120,000 people to the City of Adelaide to come to the event.

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AI Can Help Make Recycling Better

Cars That Think

Garbage is a global problem that each of us contributes to. Since the 1970s, we've all been told we can help fix that problem by assiduously recycling bottles and cans, boxes and newspapers. So far, though, we haven’t been up to the task. Only 16 percent of the 2.1 billion tonnes of solid waste that the world produces every year gets recycled. The U.S.

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

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Goodwood hosts the introduction of many new EVs

Teslarati

This week, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is happening in West Sussex, England, and many manufacturers are showing off production and concept electric vehicles. The Goodwood Festival of Speed has been an annual event showing off many different cars since 1993. Since its inception, Goodwood has been the chosen location for many manufacturers to reveal their new cars, especially those who are looking to impress and allure the European market.

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Avatr strengthens ties with Huawei, first model Avatr 11 to launch on August 8

CN EV Post

Avatr and Huawei have signed a comprehensive strategic partnership agreement to build four electric vehicles based on the CHN platform by 2025. The post Avatr strengthens ties with Huawei, first model Avatr 11 to launch on August 8 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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China: Plug-In Car Sales Climbed To Over 400,000 In May 2022

InsideEVs

The volume more than doubled year-over-year, while market share expanded to 31%.

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Quick Charge Podcast: June 25, 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: June 25, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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Norway: Tesla Model Y Entered A Higher Sales Gear In June

InsideEVs

Volume deliveries enables the Model Y to strengthen as the top selling model in the country.

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Cadillac Celestiq Luxury EV May Cost Up To $300,000

InsideEVs

If this is so, then it means it will be priced to compete with the most exclusive sedans in the world.

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Rivian R1T Range When Towing: The Truth

InsideEVs

How far can you go when you're pulling 7,000 lbs?

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