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Van Hool introduces new A range of electric buses; battery-electric, fuel cell (hydrogen) and trolley

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Van Hool, the Belgian manufacturer of buses, coaches and industrial vehicles, presented its first edition of a completely new range of 100% zero emission buses on the first day of Euro Mobility Expo 2022, an international trade show for public transport.

Federal EV charging network: Four 150-kw connectors, every 50 miles

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The federal government on Thursday further sketched out plans for a national EV charging network to be funded by the Biden administration's infrastructure law.

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Researchers use carbon-based anodes with “bumpy” surfaces for Li-ion batteries that last longer in extreme cold

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Lightyear 0 solar car revealed: Owners might not need to charge for months

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The Lightyear One solar car was unveiled in production-ready form with a new name. The product of a Dutch startup will henceforth be known as the Lightyear 0.

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Study finds Colorado River Basin’s worst known megadrought was 1,800 years ago

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The ongoing severe drought in the Colorado River Basin has led to the river flowing at 84% of its historic average flow. An even more intense “megadrought” hit the region around 1,800 years ago, according to a new study published in the AGU journal Geophysical Research Letters.

Tesla deploys its 35,000th Supercharger


Tesla announced that it has deployed its 35,000th Supercharger stall today at a new station in Wuhan, China. more…. The post Tesla deploys its 35,000th Supercharger appeared first on Electrek.

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Volkswagen offers additional all-wheel drive version for the ID.4

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Volkswagen is adding another all-wheel drive version to the all-electric ID.4 product line: the ID.4 Pro 4MOTION. Based on the ID.4 Pro Performance, the model has a system power of 195 kW/265 PS and offers more traction in wet conditions and when driving on snow or loose ground. Only the sporty ID.4

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Jaguar Land Rover, what3words and HERE deliver OTA navigation solution

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Jaguar Land Rover is offering customers accurate and precise navigation even in the most remote locations, by becoming the first automotive manufacturer to integrate what3words global location technology into vehicles already on the road through a software-over-the-air (SOTA) update.

Tesla (TSLA) announces 3-for-1 stock split


Tesla (TSLA) announced today that it is going to put a three-for-one stock split to a shareholder vote at its upcoming annual meeting. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) announces 3-for-1 stock split appeared first on Electrek.

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Volkswagen-led research team to recycle batteries multiple times for the first time; HVBatCycle

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The HVBatCycle research consortium—a partnership of industrial and scientific communities—has the goal of keeping cathode metals, electrolyte and graphite permanently in a closed material cycle (closed loop). Under the leadership of the Volkswagen Group, TANIOBIS GmbH, J.

Learn how EV batteries can be profitably recycled in this free, 15-minute webinar


Automakers are racing to produce electric vehicles, yet few firms currently know how to recycle old EV batteries.

Rio Tinto makes US$10M strategic equity investment in Nano One; strategic partnership on cathode materials

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Battery materials company Nano One and Rio Tinto have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership, with Rio Tinto providing iron and lithium products, collaboration and a US$10-million investment into Nano One. This partnership and funding will accelerate Nano One’s multi-cathode (multi-CAM) commercialization strategy and support cathode active materials (CAM) manufacturing in Canada for a cleaner and more efficient battery supply chain for North American and overseas markets.

First drive with the XPeng P7 and P5 through the Netherlands


As Chinese EV automaker XPeng continues its market expansion into Europe, it has already set up shop in the Netherlands with the intent to inevitably begin sales there.

KAUST, Umicore study clarifies roles of Ce and Mn in NOx reduction catalysts

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After systematically studying multiple catalyst compositions, researchers at KAUST and Umicore have clarified the role of cerium (Ce) in Mn-based oxide catalysts for the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) of NO x with NH 3 at temperatures below 200 °C. An open-access paper on the study appears in Nature Communications. Recent developments in high-efficiency engine design, alongside tightening vehicle emission regulations, demand improved engine exhaust catalysts.

Tesla secures multibillion-dollar deal with Samsung for new cameras for self-driving


Tesla has reportedly secured a multibillion-dollar deal with Samsung to get new cameras for its self-driving sensor suite. more…. The post Tesla secures multibillion-dollar deal with Samsung for new cameras for self-driving appeared first on Electrek.

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FHWA issues NPRM on standards and requirements for national EV charging network

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The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on proposed minimum standards and requirements for projects funded under the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program. The proposed rule would establish the groundwork for states to build federally-funded charging station projects across a national EV charging network.

SpaceX Starship prototype returns to factory after simulated Raptor testing


A SpaceX Starship prototype that could become the first to launch into space has returned to the company’s Starbase rocket factory after completing a series of thorough proof tests.

Tesla Model Y with new 4680 cells shows impressive potential for faster charging


Early experiences with the new Tesla Model Y with 4680 cells and a structural battery pack are showing some impressive potential for faster charging and better energy density. more…. The post Tesla Model Y with new 4680 cells shows impressive potential for faster charging appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla FSD Beta 10.13 gets the ‘two weeks’ treatment, Musk notes roundabout improvement


Tesla’s next version of the Full Self-Driving Beta will be released in “two weeks,” a timeframe that is all too familiar for owners of the company’s all-electric vehicles. CEO Elon Musk stated FSD Beta version 10.13

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Electric scooter and micromobility giant Bird lays off 23% of employees in extreme cost cutting


Los Angeles-based micromobility company Bird is looking to trim down, at the cost of hundreds of jobs. The shared electric scooter company has reportedly let go 23% of its employees in its latest round of layoffs. more….

Tesla is the most preferable brand for prospective EV buyers


A new survey shows that prospective electric vehicle buyers are considering Tesla over any other brand as more buyers consider electrified options due to soaring gas prices. According to Kelley Blue Book , 25% of new car buyers considered an EV in January, February, and March 2022.

REI launches two new electric bike models for a ‘new generation of riders’


REI has just launched two new models of e-bikes as part of its new “Generation e” line of electric bicycles. The new e-bikes were unveiled under REI’s Co-op Cycles bicycle line and are known as the Co-op Generation e1.1 and Generation e1.2 e-bikes. more….

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EV Range Anxiety Myth Explained

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When I started to look into buying an electric vehicle, I came across the concept of range anxiety in the press. Having a slightly anxious disposition, the idea of having to constantly worry if I would have enough of a battery charge concerned me.


RYOBI 40V cordless electric mower + two batteries falls to $289 (21% off), more in New Green Deals


It’s time to switch away from gas-powered yard tools and pick up some electric alternatives. Right now, Home Depot has plenty of ways to save with its Special Buy of the Day sale.

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Tesla implements subtle interest rate hike for financed vehicles


Tesla’s list prices for its vehicles have not experienced a notable rise recently, but the EV maker has initiated a more subtle price increase for its financed vehicles nonetheless. As could be seen in Tesla’s online payment calculator, the featured financing rate is now 3.74% APR, a 0.5%

Podcast: Elon Musk’s Tesla company-wide meeting, Cybertruck sighting, Tesla radar? and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discussed Elon Musk’s Tesla company-wide meeting, a new Cybertruck sighting, Tesla adding back a radar to its self-driving sensor suite, and more. more….

Damaged Ford F-150 Lightning Lariat reportedly sells for $110k at auction


There is no doubt that the Ford F-150 Lightning is a popular vehicle. The demand for the all-electric truck is so notable that Ford has increased its production targets for the vehicle several times over.

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Lightyear 0 solar EV, federal charging network details, Tesla Autopilot under scrutiny: Today’s Car News

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A federally subsidized EV charging network is starting to take form, and we look at some of the requirements. The Lightyear One is now the Lightyear 0 on the way to production. And Tesla’s Autopilot features are now a step away from a potential federal safety recall.

Tesla Model 3 glass roof shows its strength by tanking a falling tree in China


Teslas may be among the most technologically-advanced vehicles on the road, but they are also extremely tough. Despite their sleek looks, their trademark components such as their glass roofs have been proven to be extremely durable.

“PACMAN” Hack Can Break Apple M1’s Last Line of Defense

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Apple’s M1 processor made a big splash on its November 2020 release, noteworthy for its eye-popping performance and miserly power consumption. But the value of its security may not be as obvious at first blush.

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Tesla Giga Shanghai has returned to 100% capacity utilization


It was a challenging task, but Tesla China has reportedly done it. Gigafactory Shanghai has returned to 100% capacity utilization. This should allow Tesla to end the second quarter on a high note in China.

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charging stations business in India.

Electric Vehicles India

As we all can see how Electric vehicles were growing day by day and there is a lot of opportunity in the automobile industry at moment there are fewer charging stations in India but in the future, it will become a game-changer in Indian business in other.

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Barclays cuts Tesla (TSLA) Q2 estimate to 251k from 315k over China challenges


To state that Tesla’s second quarter this year has been challenging would be an understatement. With Giga Shanghai being shut down for several weeks, the company’s overall vehicle production and delivery figures for Q2 2022 would likely be adversely affected.

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Nikola Tre BEV Eligible For $185,000 Incentive In New York State


The Class 8 electric tractor also qualifies for a $120,000 incentive in California (up to $150,000 for drayage operations

Tesla will attempt to counter Shanghai shutdown with end-of-quarter delivery blitz


Tesla is preparing its employees for a somewhat traditional end-of-quarter delivery blitz to counter the shutdowns the automaker faced at its production facility in Shanghai this quarter.

Texas-Made Tesla Model Y With 4680 Battery Pack: Owner Walkaround


This is one of the first 1,700 Model Ys built at Gigafactory Texas and this owner is pretty happy with the choice he made

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Video Friday: Robot Soccer Finals

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Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We also post a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months. Please send us your events for inclusion.

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