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WinGD to deliver methanol engines for COSCO SHIPPING Lines container vessels

Green Car Congress

WinGD will supply 10X92DF-M methanol-fuelled engines to four 16,000 TEU container vessels to be built for COSCO SHIPPING Lines at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (Yangzhou) Co. Ltd. These vessels will be delivered from 2025 and will feature WinGD’s first X92DF-M engines in China. The methanol engines will be delivered from engine builder CSSC CMD in Shanghai, which is jointly developing the engines with WinGD.

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Nissan Ariya e-4orce, Dodge Hornet PHEV, Kia EV5, Ford Explorer EV: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which EV brand started including Tesla Superchargers in its interface? Which state is running out of money for its EV rebates, partly because sales are so strong? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending March 24, 2023. You’ll find plenty of firsthand reviews here on how.

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Ford to build next electric truck Project T3 at BlueOval City in Tennessee

Green Car Congress

Ford’s BlueOval City EV and battery manufacturing campus in West Tennessee ( earlier post ) begins production in 2025, will be home to Ford’s second-generation electric truck, code-named Project T3, and will be capable of producing 500,000 EV trucks a year at full production. Ford and partner SK On are investing $5.6 billion in the campus and creating approximately 6,000 new jobs.

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How a Six Flags licensing issue let Tesla snag Giga Mexico land

Teslarati

Tesla landed on a large plot of land in Santa Catarina, Mexico, in the State of Nuevo Leon, for its first Gigafactory in the country. However, the property was almost a Six Flags amusement park well before Tesla had even thought about Mexico, before it had built a Model 3, and before it was even financially stable. In 2015, Six Flags Senior VP of International Operations John Odum met with government officials to discuss a potential theme park in Mexico.

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

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DOE and Stellantis launch Battery Workforce Challenge

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) and Stellantis launched of the Battery Workforce Challenge , which includes a three-year collegiate engineering competition; vocational training; youth education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM); and career and technical education. Managed by Argonne National Laboratory for DOE and co-sponsored by Stellantis, this government and industry partnership will build the next generation of engineers, technicians and workers to address the demand for

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Tesla stock sale at ARK continues with another 130,000 shares sold

Teslarati

The Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) at ARK Invest has continued as the firm sold more than 130,000 shares on Friday, just one day after 139,000 shares were offloaded by the automaker’s biggest bull. ARK’s Daily Trading Desk updates revealed the ARKK fund eliminated 119,151 shares of Tesla stock, while the ARKW ETF sold 11,547 shares. The sale saw 130,698 shares leave the two ARK ETFs.

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Tesla Giga Berlin ramps production to 5,000 vehicles per week

Teslarati

Tesla Giga Berlin has reached an annual run rate of 260,000 vehicles, the company confirmed. Tesla officially announced that its factory outside of Berlin built 5,000 vehicles in a week this past week, just one year after starting deliveries to European customers. Giga Berlin hits 5k builds/week—1 year after delivering the first vehicles to customers pic.twitter.com/PZigSaSci5 — Tesla (@Tesla) March 25, 2023 The growth of Tesla’s Giga Berlin factory is remarkable, considering less than a m

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ICCT study finds hydrotreating an inexpensive approach to remove naphthalenes from petroleum jet fuel for contrail abatement

Green Car Congress

A study by MathPro Inc., prepared for the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), has found that hydrotreating is an inexpensive approach to produce near-zero naphthalenes petroleum jet fuel (PJF) for contrail abatement. The report estimates an incremental cost of 0.09 to 0.12 USD/gallon (~€0.03/L) to hydrotreat fossil jet fuel at the conversion refineries that produce the bulk of aviation jet fuel worldwide.

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Cruise shares comment after robotaxi crashes into San Francisco Muni bus

Teslarati

A Cruise robotaxi operating without a safety driver recently collided with a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni) bus. There were no reported injuries. While the bus sustained modest damage, the damage to the Cruise vehicle’s front bumper was more severe. At the time of the incident, the Cruise robotaxi was not carrying any passengers.

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Porsche’s Next Cayenne Will Be An EV, Built In Bratislava

CleanTechnica EVs

Like most other luxury and performance manufacturers, Porsche was a little late to the electric party. As we know, Tesla beat it to the punch by more than a decade, and even beat it to mass EV production. Porsche has been producing electric vehicles since 2019, when the first Porsche Taycan was sold.

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

Brief

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Elon Musk listed as Featured Speaker for 2023 POSSIBLE event

Teslarati

Elon Musk has been listed as a Featured Speaker for the 2023 POSSIBLE Event hosted by NBC Universal. Musk will join Linda Yaccarino of NBCUniversal on April 18 in Miami to discuss Twitter and how it will shape marketers, culture, and other conversations. Musk will also discuss the role Twitter, the social media platform he purchased last year, plays in cultural conversations.

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2035 combustion ban moves forward after Germany and EU reach agreement on e-fuels

Electrek

Following talks that carried late into Friday evening, representatives from both the EU and member state Germany have relayed that an agreement has been reached in the proposed 2035 ban of new combustion vehicle sales that will now include exceptions for e-fuels. After 2035, some combustion vehicles can still be sold, as long as they run entirely on carbon-neutral fuel alternatives. more… The post 2035 combustion ban moves forward after Germany and EU reach agreement on e-fuels appeared first on

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Connected Kerb & Surrey County Council Aim For 10,000 Public EV Charging Points By 2030

CleanTechnica EVs

One of the biggest obstacles to EV adoption is the need for home EV charging. The ability to charge electric vehicles at home is necessary in order for drivers to have the needed range every day without inconvenience, but many homes do not have the infrastructure in place to support this.

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This award-winning apartment heat pump can fit under a kitchen sink

Electrek

Swedish heat pump maker Qvantum has debuted an award-winning apartment heat pump that’s so compact, it can fit under a kitchen sink. more… The post This award-winning apartment heat pump can fit under a kitchen sink 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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Stellantis Announces German Assembly Expansion For New BEV Crossover

CleanTechnica EVs

One of the big question marks in the automotive industry is how the existing ICE players are going to enter the electric age while staying profitable and successful. The transition from gasoline-powered to electric vehicles (EVs) presents a major challenge for automakers that rely on traditional fuel sources.

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin finally reaches goal of 5,000 electric cars a week

Electrek

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin has finally reached its goal to produce 5,000 electric cars in a single week, which is considered achieving “volume production”. more… The post Tesla Gigafactory Berlin finally reaches goal of 5,000 electric cars a week appeared first on Electrek.

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Aptera Motors Receives First Fleet Order from SustainabilitySooner

Electric Cars Report

Solar mobility company Aptera Motors has received its first fleet order from eco-accelerator SustainabilitySooner, Inc. In a move that unifies each organization’s vision toward a greener future, SustainabilitySooner has placed a pre-order for 101 400-mile range, all-wheel drive solar electric vehicles to mobilize its team. This reservation, valued at $3.35 million in future revenue, represents […] The post Aptera Motors Receives First Fleet Order from SustainabilitySooner appeared first on

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Here’s why US-made solar panels would slash emissions by 33%

Electrek

US-made solar panels would significantly reduce emissions and energy consumption, according to a new study from Cornell University. more… The post Here’s why US-made solar panels would slash emissions by 33% appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Pro Tip: Increase Speeds at Superchargers, Decrease Costs

CleanTechnica EVs

When it comes to charging, many owners charge their Teslas at home. But when you’re out on a road trip or you simply need to stop at Superchargers, there’s a way you can increase the speed of your charging experience, ultimately cutting down your costs for timed-use billing systems.

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This new folding electric motorcycle can fit in your car’s trunk

Electrek

The Chinese motorcycle maker FELO has just unveiled its newest model at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show, and it’s basically a modern day take on an old classic from Honda known as the Motocompo. The new FELOTOO M One may just be the electric Motocompo you didn’t know you needed. more… The post This new folding electric motorcycle can fit in your car’s trunk appeared first on Electrek.

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LG Energy To Build New Battery Plant In Arizona

CleanTechnica EVs

Battery manufacturing is becoming increasingly important for national security in the US. As we know, batteries play a crucial role in powering various electronic devices, electric vehicles, military equipment, and even medical needs for millions of people.

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Weird Alibaba: A fun little electric jeep-like Chinese knock-off that I need in my life

Electrek

I’m not sure I’ve ever wanted a vehicle more than the latest entry in the Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week column. That’s because this week we’re checking out a Chinese knock-off of an iconic little open-air buggy: the Mini Moke! It may be small, but this 100 km/h (62 mph) fun-mobile would be a blast around the city or cruising to the beach. more… The post Weird Alibaba: A fun little electric jeep-like Chinese knock-off that I need in my life appeared first on Electrek.

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Leader & Laggard of the Week: Ford & Germany

CleanTechnica EVs

A large part of our role in the media is to highlight cleantech leaders, and another large part is to bring to light climate and cleantech laggards.

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Quick Charge Podcast: March 25, 2023

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: March 25, 2023 appeared first on Electrek.

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EV ute roadshow heads to Canberra to ruin the weekend for MPs and Senators

The Driven EV News

Electric utes haven't been a part of the EV revolution. But that's about to change as Solar Citizens embark on series of tours including to the national capital. In order to show that the tradie ute hasn’t been left behind in Australia’s transition to electric transport, Solar Citizens are embarking on an ambitious series of tours in an LDV eT60 full-electric ute through regional Victoria, NSW and Queensland.

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Tata Motors plans a separate sales channel for EVs

Electric Vehicles India

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEM), the Tata Group’s flagship auto company, will enhance its EV channel strategy. In response to the growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs) in India, the country’s largest electric vehicle manufacturer, Tata Motors, will become India’s first traditional automaker with a dedicated electric vehicle showroom.

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Peugeot e-2008 SUV confirmed for 2023 arrival

EV Central

Peugeot will enter the highly competitive Australian battery electric SUV segment in the third quarter of 2023. The French auto-maker has confirmed the local arrival of the e-2008 in a single highly specified variant. That suggests it will be the flagship of a range that in ICE form currently tops out just over $50,000 before on-road costs. READ MORE: The electric year ahead: every EV coming to Australia in 2023 READ MORE: Complete guide to rebates, discounts and incentives when buying an EV in

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The Latest IPCC Report & What It Means for Massachusetts & Rhode Island

Green Energy Consumers

On Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released it s most recent report , which states in no uncertain terms that we need to increase the pace of greenhouse gas emissions reductions. To avoid the worst effects of climate change, the IP CC report said we must reduce carbon emissions by two thirds by 2035. With the release of the report , U nited N ations Secretary General António Guterres called on developed nations to achieve net-zero emissions by as close to 2040 as pos

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Is Tesla A Premium Car Brand?

InsideEVs

The company features cutting-edge technology and good positioning, but is that enough?

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Road Test: 2023 Mazda3 Hatchback AWD Turbo

Clean Fleet Report

Road Test: 2023 Mazda3 Hatchback AWD Turbo Design + Performance Value The 2023 Mazda3 is the last remaining sedan in the Mazda line-up. Offered in both a sedan and hatchback, if a car company needed to have just one four-door non-SUV, then they couldn’t do much better than the Mazda3. The Mazda3 hatchback cuts a figure with a refined design that is as eye-catching now as when it was introduced in 2019.

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Anti-Giga Berlin Protesters Vandalize Tesla Store In Germany

InsideEVs

Protesters used paint bombs and posters to voice their anger against Tesla's latest Gigafactory.

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Honda ZR-V hybrid SUV confirmed for Australia

EV Central

Honda will launch yet another rival for the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid mid-2023. The ZR-V is the first new SUV nameplate from Honda since 1999 and it will sit between the smaller HR-V and larger CR-V in the line-up. READ MORE: The electric year ahead: every EV coming to Australia in 2023 READ MORE: Complete guide to rebates, discounts and incentives when buying an EV in Australia The HR-V was overhauled in 2022 and includes a hybrid option, while an all-new CR-V is expected as soon as late 2023 and will

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