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Electrify America unveils its first application of megawatt-level energy storage

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Electrify America recently unveiled its first application of a megawatt-level battery energy storage system (BESS) for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, building upon the company’s existing BESS installations at more than 150 stations across the US, including more than 100 installations in California.

Battery-boosted EV chargers coming to Chevron, Texaco stations

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Are EV fast-charging stations smart business for existing gas stations? The oil giant Chevron appears to be exploring exactly that, with an arrangement that will lead to the rollout at some U.S.

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TeraWatt developing I-10 network of electric heavy-duty charging centers

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TeraWatt Infrastructure is developing the first network of high-powered charging centers for heavy-duty and medium-duty electric trucks along the Interstate 10 (I-10) highway, stretching from the Port of Long Beach - Los Angeles, California to the El Paso, Texas area.

Preview: 2024 GMC Sierra Denali EV electric truck packs in luxury

Green Car Reports

We’ve now had our first look at the 2024 GMC Sierra EV Denali Edition 1, the launch version of the latest big electric truck based on the GM Ultium architecture used for a growing range of EVs in multiple sizes and categories.

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Komatsu to exhibit 20-ton-class Proterra-Powered electric hydraulic excavator at bauma 2022

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Komatsu will exhibit a 20-ton-class electric hydraulic excavator equipped with a lithium-ion battery system for the first time at bauma2022. The machine is powered by a 451 kWh lithium-ion battery system from US-based Proterra.

SpaceX rolls out Starship, stacks world’s largest rocket, and aces Starlink launch hours apart

Teslarati

In 15 hours, SpaceX has rolled a new Starship to its South Texas launch and test facilities, reassembled the world’s largest rocket, launched Starlink satellites to orbit, and recovered a reused Falcon 9 booster in port.

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DOE awarding $1.16B to 9 battery component manufacturing projects as part of $2.8B funding

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a combined $2.8 billion to 21 projects to expand domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and the electrical grid and for materials and components currently imported from other countries. Earlier post.) Of that, $1.16

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DOE awarding $1.6B to 11 battery materials separation and processing projects as part of $2.8B funding

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a combined $2.8 billion to 21 projects to expand domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and the electrical grid and for materials and components currently imported from other countries. Earlier post.) Of that, $1.6

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Tesla Giga Berlin launches Quicksilver and Midnight Cherry Red paint for Giga Berlin

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Over two years since Elon Musk’s initial announcement, Gigafactory Berlin’s next-generation paint shop finally seems to be hitting its rhythm. As recently announced by Tesla, Giga Berlin is now offering two new colors for its Model Y — Quicksilver and Midnight Cherry Red.

DOE awarding $2.8B to 21 projects to boost minerals output for batteries

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) will award a combined $2.8

Tesla aims to produce 50K Tesla Semi in 2024, could become one of US’ largest truck makers

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If there were one upcoming product that Tesla truly discussed during the Q3 2022 earnings call, it would be the Tesla Semi.

DOE awarding $75K to Cirba to expand battery recycling as part of $2.8B funding

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a combined $2.8 billion to 21 projects to expand domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and the electrical grid and for materials and components currently imported from other countries. Earlier post.)

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Tesla is working on next-gen electric car platform for half the price

Electrek

Elon Musk announced that Tesla’s engineering team had turned its focus on a next-generation electric car platform that will be half the price of the Model 3/Y platform. more…. The post Tesla is working on next-gen electric car platform for half the price appeared first on Electrek.

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BMW Group to invest $1.7B in S Carolina to build EVs and batteries; partnering with Envision AESC

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The BMW Group will invest $1.7 billion in its US operations, including $1 billion to prepare for the production of electric vehicles at the company’s Plant Spartanburg in South Carolina, and $700 million to build a new high-voltage battery assembly facility in nearby Woodruff, SC.

Tesla is aiming to ramp up to 50,000 Tesla Semi electric trucks per year

Electrek

Tesla is aiming to ramp up Tesla Semi production to 50,000 electric trucks per year – as soon as 2024. It would make Tesla one of the largest class 8 truck manufacturers. more…. The post Tesla is aiming to ramp up to 50,000 Tesla Semi electric trucks per year appeared first on Electrek.

LG Energy Solution evaluating Syrah’s natural graphite for anode material

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Battery-maker LG Energy Solution signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Syrah Resources Limited on partnering to evaluate natural graphite anode material. Under the terms of the MoU, LGES and Syrah will test and verify the natural graphite from Syrah’s Vidalia production facility in Vidalia, Louisiana, which is scheduled to start production in 2023.

Tesla opens up voting for new supercharger locations

Electrek

Tesla has opened their planned Supercharger voting site , allowing the public to cast votes for upcoming Supercharger locations. more…. The post Tesla opens up voting for new supercharger locations appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla 4680 production tripled in Q3 2022, cell ramp is “gaining rapid traction”

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Tesla’s 4680 cell production tripled in Q3 2022 compared to the last quarter. Tesla hopes to install 4680 battery cells into cars in the next few months. . Elon Musk stated that Tesla is “finally gaining rapid traction on the 4680 cell.”.

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Tesla makes progress on 4680 battery cells, reduces dependence on them

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Tesla gave an update on the progress of ramping up 4680 battery cell production. It sounds like they are making progress, but the automaker also appears to be reducing dependence on the new cell. more….

Polestar enters into strategic partnership with Industrial Bank in China

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The two will cooperate globally in credit financing, retail lending, and international business. The post Polestar enters into strategic partnership with Industrial Bank in China appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry Polestar

Rolls-Royce Spectre EV signals excess but isn't a guzzler

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The Rolls-Royce Spectre is the automaker's first electric car to see production, and it proves even gilded luxury cars don't have to be inefficient. Because despite living up to Rolls' tradition of excess—and that it's a two-door car with a 214-plus-inch length—efficiency is actually pretty good, at 2.9 mi/kwh on the European WLTP

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NIO vehicles have shorter wait times in China

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The latest wait time for the NIO ET7 is 6-8 weeks, a significant reduction from the previous 11-13 weeks, which seems to indicate that the model may have gained improved capacity. The post NIO vehicles have shorter wait times in China appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Tesla Cybertruck production won’t be reliant on 4680 battery cell ramp

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The Tesla Cybertruck is coming — that much is sure. IDRA, the company responsible for creating the Giga Press that will be used on the vehicle, has already finished testing the gargantuan machine.

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GM’s community EV charging program has its first North American dealer

Electrek

The first General Motors dealership in North America officially installed Level 2 EV chargers Thursday morning as part of GM’s Dealer Community Charging Program. more…. The post GM’s community EV charging program has its first North American dealer appeared first on Electrek.

Retail activists call on Tesla to tie Elon Musk’s pay to ESG metrics

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Retail activist shareholder platform Tulipshare urged Tesla Inc. to link its executive pay to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.

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How Record EV and clean energy deployment are working to reduce CO2 emissions

Electrek

Signs are surfacing that the rollout of electric vehicles and renewable energy sources is working as designed. According to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), record EV and clean energy deployment are contributing to a significant reduction in CO2 emissions in 2022. more….

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BYD launches Yuan Plus EV in Colombia

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BYD has been selling its new energy passenger vehicles in partnership with local dealers since 2020 and has delivered nearly 3,000 units in the country to date. The post BYD launches Yuan Plus EV in Colombia appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. BYD Product Launch

Rivian is holding a job fair on Saturday at its Normal, IL factory

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Rivian is holding a job fair on Saturday at its factory in Normal, Illinois. The career fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Those interested in a production role at Rivian are invited to walk in. Applicants are to expect a 30-45 minute interview with a hiring specialist.

BMW releases all-electric iX1 xDrive30 pricing and specs

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BMW adds all-electric iX1 xDrive30 to lineup with the same starting price for two grade levels. The post BMW releases all-electric iX1 xDrive30 pricing and specs appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News Top News BMW electric SUV iX1

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How Ukraine’s power system is coping in the face of Russian strikes

Electrek

On October 14, Maksim Timchenko, the CEO of DTEK , Ukraine’s largest private power generator, updated Economichna Pravda on the status of Ukraine’s electrical grid in the face of Russian strikes against the country’s power installations.

Australia stuck as “low priority” market for EVs, but here’s how it can catch up

The Driven EV News

Leading analysts outline policies that could help Australia reach 100 per cent EV sales by 2033, despite being so far behind rest of the world now. The post Australia stuck as “low priority” market for EVs, but here’s how it can catch up appeared first on The Driven. EV News Polic

Plant genomic selection models to be created by Artificial Intelligence

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Scientists detail how Artificial Intelligence can be used to create models for genomic selection of sugarcane and forage grass varieties. The post Plant genomic selection models to be created by Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Innovation News Network. Technology Artificial Intelligence

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BYD-Benz JV Denza sees 1st production unit of D9 MPV roll off line

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Denza management had previously expected 10,000 units of the model to be delivered in December, although the current delivery schedule has been delayed from the previous one. The post BYD-Benz JV Denza sees 1st production unit of D9 MPV roll off line appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Hyundai to help FIFA World Cup achieve carbon neutrality with electric vehicle and bus rides

Electrek

Qatar plans to host the first carbon-neutral FIFA World Cup this year, aiming for a new trend in mega sporting events and the region.

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Eve Energy to build $422 million battery plant in Malaysia

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Eve Energy plans to build a new 21700-type cylindrical battery production facility in Malaysia to support local and Southeast Asian electric two-wheeler and power tool manufacturers. The post Eve Energy to build $422 million battery plant in Malaysia appeared first on CnEVPost.

GMC introduces 2024 GMC Sierra EV Denali Edition 1 with 400 mile range and crab walk, starting at $107k

Electrek

Nearly a year after first teasing plans for a Sierra EV, GMC has officially unveiled the all-electric pickup and opened reservations for the Denali Edition 1 trim to begin.

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LG Energy Solution partners with Syrah to expand critical mineral portfolio in North America

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LG Energy Solution announced it signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding on October 19 with Syrah Resources Limited on partnering to evaluate natural graphite anode material.