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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. The Van Hool A12 Battery Electric is the first vehicle in a completely new range of buses in four different lengths (12m, 13m, 18m and 24m) equipped with exclusively zero emission powertrains: battery-electric, fuel cell (hydrogen) and trolley.

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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. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing minimum standards for the network, which aims to install 500,000 chargers by 2030. The.

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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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To improve the performance of Li-ion batteries in the extreme cold, researchers from Tianjin University, Beijing Jiaotong University, Karlsruhe Institue of Technology and other colleagues replaced the traditional graphite anode in a lithium-ion battery with a carbon-based anode material (O-DF) strategically synthesized to construct the Riemannian surface with a positive curvature.

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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. While it does have an onboard battery pack, the Lightyear 0 aims to "leapfrog the grid" by using built-in solar panels to handle most charging. In cloudy climates, with an average commute of.

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

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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. At just 68% of the river’s average flow rate, the megadrought is the most severe drought discovered in the arid region yet.

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Tesla deploys its 35,000th Supercharger

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

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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. Schmalz GmbH and Viscom AG are working together with researchers from RWTH Aachen University, TU Braunschweig and the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films (IST) for three years to research and

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“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. A lack of serious attacks since its launch nearly two years ago indicates that its security systems, among them a last line of defense called pointer authentication codes, are working well.

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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.

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

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Tesla (TSLA) declares a 3:1 stock split

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Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) has announced that its Board of Directors has moved to execute a 3:1 split for the company’s common stock. The move will make the ownership of TSLA stock more available for both employees and investors alike. On Friday, Tesla submitted a 14A filing with the SEC that clarified its plans for the 2022 Annual Stockholder’s Meeting, which will take place on August 4.

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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.

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

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Automakers are racing to produce electric vehicles, yet few firms currently know how to recycle old EV batteries. Experts at the Argonne National Laboratory , a US Department of Energy science and engineering research center in Lemont, Illinois, are inviting the public to listen in as experts explore the challenges – and solutions – of recycling lithium-ion batteries. more….

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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.

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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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Texas Repays Tesla — Excludes It From EV Rebates

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Aside from other issues, setting up Tesla’s new global headquarters in Texas was always weird since Texas has always had anti-Tesla laws in place that prevent easy, convenient in-store sales for Tesla buyers. Sure, you can buy online and have a Tesla shipped to Texas, but you can’t go into a Tesla store, test drive […].

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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. RSS 2022 : 21 June–1 July 2022, NEW YORK CITY ERF 2022 : 28 June–30 June 2022, ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS RoboCup 2022 : 11 July–17 July 2022, BANGKOK IEEE CASE 2022 : 20 August–24 August 2022, MEXICO CITY CLAWAR 2022 : 12 September–14 September 2022, AZORES,

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Battery Mineral Extraction — the Huge New Constraint on EV Adoption

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The timeline of a transition to a new technology can be seen as a series of constraints — obstacles that temporarily prevent the new technology from displacing the old. These obstacles aren’t always technological — sometimes they have to do with economic or social factors. Of course, to the croakers and boo-birds of the world, every […].

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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. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. The production version of the.

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Colorado EV Charging Readiness Bill Vetoed — Big Mistake

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In a disappointing move amid an otherwise positive legislative session for transportation, air quality, and climate, Governor Jared Polis vetoed a bill that would have expanded electric vehicle (EV) charging for Coloradans. The legislation, House Bill 22-1218, would have ensured that new buildings and major renovations had the electrical wiring and capacity to host future […].

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

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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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Toys 4 Boys Mini E-Classic, Dynamic Inductive Recharging, RoboRide Robotaxi — EV News Today

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The MINI E-CLASSIC shows us how the past can be green, exciting news for dynamic inductive recharging technology teases us about the future, as does the autonomous car-hailing RoboRide service in Seoul. That and much more EV news is available down below. Electric Cars Toys 4 Boys — Restomods & EV Upgrades “Toys 4 Boys […].

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

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

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Variety of EVs Displayed at Yeppoon

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Part 4 of Tess’ adventures in the land of coal. As we were on our way to the Gladstone EcoFest, our friend Arthur Hunt decided he could fill in our idle moments with other EV-related activities. These included a radio interview (Friday morning early), a talk at the local Think and Drink club in Rockhampton […].

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First drive with the XPeng P7 and P5 through the Netherlands

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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. While XPeng determines whether to bring its P5 or P7 sedan to the Netherlands first, I got the chance to visit the country, test them both out, and give feedback. Here’s how it went. more….

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Biden EV Charging Plan Emphasizes Standards, Interoperability, & Rural Access

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The Biden administration has announced a $5 billion EV charging program for the nation's major transportation corridors.

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

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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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SpaceX Starship prototype returns to factory after simulated Raptor testing

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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. Starship S24’s test campaign got off to a rough start when the roughly nine-meter (30 ft) wide, 50-meter (~165 ft) tall rocket blew a high-pressure pipe during its very first test – a generally benign ‘pneumatic proof.’ While it appears that most of the ship passed the test, the burst pi

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

Electrek

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.

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Is It A Tesla Model Y In Australia?

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After several sightings of Tesla Model Ys on car transporters on the highway, it looks like we may now have confirmation of their arrival in showrooms. This photo below of a suspicious looking black shape in the workshop area of the Valley Tesla showroom this morning (Friday) was taken by Majella Waterworth. Is it a […].

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

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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…. The post Electric scooter and micromobility giant Bird lays off 23% of employees in extreme cost cutting appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla And Samsung Reportedly Sign $4B Camera Module Supply Deal

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A report from Korea claims Samsung Electro-Mechanics will supply 80% of camera modules used by Tesla on all its models.

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

Electrek

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…. The post REI launches two new electric bike models for a ‘new generation of riders’ appeared first on Electrek.

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Lightyear 0 Production Solar EV Unveiled As Improved Lightyear One

InsideEVs

Lightyear has made significant styling changes inside and out and has announced the final specifications.

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

Electrek

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. One of our favorite discounts from this sale is the RYOBI 40V 18-inch cordless mower that’s down to $289 , which is a 21% discount and delivers $79 in savings. We also have a wide selection of Tesla, Greenworks, and other e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, so you won’t want to miss that either.

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