Fri.Dec 02, 2022

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NuScale, Shell and partners to assess hydrogen production using SMR

Green Car Congress

NuScale Power, along with Shell Global Solutions (Shell) and industry participants will develop and assess a concept for an economically optimized Integrated Energy System (IES) for hydrogen production using electricity and process heat from a NuScale VOYGR small modular reactor (SMR) power plant. The project entitled, “Development and Demonstration of a Concept for an Economically Optimized IES,” will be completed in two phases.

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Tesla confirms megawatt charging tech for Cybertruck, Semi

Green Car Reports

Tesla confirmed that it plans to use a new immersive cooling method for its Supercharger V4 charging cable, capable of handling up to 1 megawatt. “It’s going to be used for Cybertruck, too,” Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Thursday night. The tech upgrade is coming to Superchargers next year, he added. Tesla didn’t confirm that.

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Germany approves Mercedes-Benz and Bosch driverless parking system for commercial use

Green Car Congress

Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has approved the Mercedes-Benz and Bosch highly automated parking system for use in the P6 parking garage run by APCOA at Stuttgart Airport. This makes it the world’s first highly automated driverless parking function (SAE Level 4) officially to be approved for commercial use. This process relies on the interplay between the intelligent infrastructure supplied by Bosch and installed in the parking garage and Mercedes-Benz automotive technology.

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Cybertruck charging, Canoo Army truck, EPA supports EVs with biofuels: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The EPA will offer credit for electricity generated with biofuels, but it’s still on the ethanol bandwagon. Megawatt changing hardware is coming to the Cybertruck. And Canoo delivers an electric truck for the Army. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Tesla confirmed megawatt charging tech for the Cybertruck and Semi. It involves a new.

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

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Honeywell and Nexceris to co-develop sensor-based solutions to prevent thermal runaway in EV batteries

Green Car Congress

Honeywell is expanding its strategic alliance with Nexceris, developer of Li-ion Tamer lithium-ion gas detection solutions, to help make electric vehicles (EVs) safer. Honeywell and Nexceris will co-develop sensor-based solutions to help prevent conditions leading to thermal runaway in EV batteries. Global sales of EVs doubled in 2021 from the previous year to nearly 7 million.

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Will EPA’s plan for broadened biofuels delay EV adoption?

Green Car Reports

The EPA is preparing to set new standards that broaden biofuels incentives and could provide cleaner electricity for EV charging. But the proposal faces criticism from some environmental groups who claim it inadvertently supports the market for internal combustion engines instead. The agency on Thursday released proposed Renewable Fuel Standard.

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BYD sells 230,427 NEVs in Nov, up 5.8% from Oct

CN EV Post

BYD sold 113,915 BEVs and 116,027 PHEVs in November. The post BYD sells 230,427 NEVs in Nov, up 5.8% from Oct appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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KULR licenses NASA’s Fractional Thermal Runaway Calorimeter for battery safety and thermal management

Green Car Congress

KULR Technology Group has achieved operational readiness for its Fractional Thermal Runaway Calorimeter (FTRC) within its suite of battery safety and thermal management solutions after finalizing a commercial licensing agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the agency’s patent-pending FTRC solution. Originally developed by NASA and refined by KULR’s engineering team led by NASA alumni and current KULR Chief Technology Officer, Dr William Walker, FTRC measures

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Why The Tesla Semi Exists, + Key Features (Video]

CleanTechnica EVs

Elon Musk glanced up to a slide during the Tesla Semi reveal last night and announced, “It’s a beast.” He explained, “If you’re a truck driver and you want the most bad-ass rig on the road, this is it.” During the presentation, Musk also teased an especially cool feature that appears to be available for Cybertruck. […].

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Blue Ribbon Commission on Lithium Extraction in California submits final report to state legislature; findings and recommendations

Green Car Congress

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Lithium Extraction in California (Lithium Valley Commission) submitted its report of findings and recommendations to the state Legislature. The report recommends accelerating transmission planning; improving permitting; and securing funding for infrastructure investments and economic development incentives to support industry growth and job training.

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

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Sweden’s BEVs Hit New High Before Incentive Cut

CleanTechnica EVs

Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle share hit record highs in November, gaining 64.6% of the auto market, from 54.3% a year ago. Full electrics saw dramatic growth in share, gaining 42.5% in November, from 26.0% year on year, influenced by policy changes. Overall auto volumes were 25,588 units, up 21.5% YoY from a weak 2021, though […].

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EPA proposes Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volumes for 2023-2025; seeking input on future modifications

Green Car Congress

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a multipart proposal for required volumes of biofuel under the Renewable FUel Standard (RFS) for the next one to three years and on a series of modifications to the program. The agency is seeking public input on the proposal to help shape the RFS program in the years ahead. This proposal includes steady growth of biofuels for use in the nation’s fuel supply for 2023, 2024, and 2025.

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Can You Charge A Tesla Model 3 With A Petrol Generator?

CleanTechnica EVs

I have just spent the morning with the technical staff at Glenco Air & Power, experimenting with their Westinghouse portable generators and my Tesla Model 3. No one got hurt. The car didn’t blow up. Curiosity was satisfied. We now know why my Tesla Model 3 would not accept an emergency top-up charge from a […].

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Video Friday: Humanoid Soccer

Cars That Think

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. CoRL 2022 : 14–18 December 2022, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND ICRA 2023 : 29 May–2 June 2023, LONDON Enjoy today’s videos!

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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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Are Africa’s battery metals the key to the global energy transition?

Innovation News Network

A new possibility for Africa to fill the gaps of the global battery metals supply chain is rising, due to continued tensions in Ukraine. The post Are Africa’s battery metals the key to the global energy transition? appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Field Testing Printed Solar Panels

CleanTechnica EVs

What is the best way to field test printed solar panels? After 20 years in development in the lab at the University of Newcastle, it was decided to invite Stuart McBain to drive 18,000 km around the coast of Australia for 3 months and really put them to the test. Stuart was the obvious choice […].

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The US just made a big decision about Chinese solar – here’s what it means

Electrek

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has determined that four out of eight Chinese solar companies that it’s been investigating are “attempting to bypass US duties by doing minor processing in one of the Southeast Asian countries before shipping to the United States.” Here’s what it means for the US solar industry. more…. The post The US just made a big decision about Chinese solar – here’s what it means appeared first on Electrek.

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BYD's new plant in Jinan, Shandong province starts production

CN EV Post

The first phase of BYD's production base in Jinan went into operation with an annual capacity of 150,000 vehicles. The post BYD's new plant in Jinan, Shandong province starts production appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Ultimate — CleanTechnica Review (Video)

CleanTechnica EVs

Volvo’s new focus on electrifying its model lineup by 2030 can be distinguished by the “Recharge” nameplate. Volvo also has a long-standing standard of safety as its number one priority, following up with luxury and sustainability. These are the clear areas of focus in Volvo’s Recharged vehicles. We recently had a chance to check out […].

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Evergrande NEV reportedly halts mass production of its only model due to lack of orders

CN EV Post

Evergrande NEV has suspended mass production of its sole model, the Hengchi 5, due to a lack of sufficient new orders, according to Reuters. The post Evergrande NEV reportedly halts mass production of its only model due to lack of orders appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Tesla Owners’ Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide (Video)

CleanTechnica EVs

After purchasing a Tesla, it transforms into a trusted friend — perhaps even a cherished member of your family. At this time of year, it’s not unusual to buy presents for your friends and family. Naughty or nice, why not put your Tesla on Santa’s list? It turns out that Alex Guberman, a Tesla owner […].

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Galvanic Energy receives prestigious Vanguard Award

Innovation News Network

The Vanguard Award was given in light of Galvanic’s commitments to environmental stewardship, including EV and energy storage. The post Galvanic Energy receives prestigious Vanguard Award appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Tesla Semi Deliveries Start With No Outline On Pricing, Specs Or Production Plan

InsideEVs

The fully-electric semi truck from Tesla finally reaches customer hands after being unveiled way back in 2017.

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Jeep Avenger 1st Edition now available to order in Europe

Electric Cars Report

The all-new Jeep Avenger, the brand’s first-ever battery electric vehicle, is now available to order in several European countries in fully loaded 1st Edition trim level. The electric Avenger 1st Edition is available to order for customers in Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, Portugal and Poland. The price for this model is €39,500, […] The post Jeep Avenger 1st Edition now available to order in Europe appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Seriously, hydrogen is not for heating homes & businesses

Green Energy Consumers

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog explaining why renewable natural gas (RNG) and hydrogen should not be mixed in with natural gas (methane) and sent through pipes to heat buildings. That blog focused on RNG – how there’s not enough to go around, that we don’t really know how much it will cost, and that getting to net-zero carbon emissions means phasing out combustion in all its forms.

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Lordstown Motors launches customer deliveries of the Endurance electric pickup truck

Electric Cars Report

Electric truck maker Lordstown Motors announced that its Endurance full-size electric pickup truck has achieved full homologation, a key condition to start sales. Certification has been received from both the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and CARB (California Air Resources Board). These were the key conditions to start customer sales. The first units, of the initial […] The post Lordstown Motors launches customer deliveries of the Endurance electric pickup truck appeared first on E

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Ford’s November sales paints revealing picture of US auto industry as EV adoption climbs

Electrek

Ford released its US auto sales for November today, and although electric vehicle sales were up over 100% YOY for the fifth straight month, gas-powered car sales continued to slide. The sales report highlights the direction in which the US auto industry is headed – forward. more…. The post Ford’s November sales paints revealing picture of US auto industry as EV adoption climbs appeared first on Electrek.

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5 most popular electric cars coming out next year (2023) | EVBox

EV Box

In response to soaring consumer demand for electric vehicles (EVs) , manufacturers around the world are electrifying their fleets. No longer a niche reserved for small hatchbacks, vehicles of all sizes and categories are being offered as EVs.

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Navier shows off flying electric boat and claims ‘world’s longest range’

Electrek

Electric boat manufacturer Navier is showing off the first flight of its Navier N27 hydrofoil electric boat. The company plans to follow this maiden voyage announcement with the unveiling of its larger N30 hydrofoil electric boat. more…. The post Navier shows off flying electric boat and claims ‘world’s longest range’ appeared first on Electrek.

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New optical sensor can detect dangerous hydrogen leaks

Innovation News Network

When mixed with air, hydrogen becomes explosive, making it essential to sense hydrogen leaks as quickly as possible. The post New optical sensor can detect dangerous hydrogen leaks appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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NIO delivered record 14,178 EVs in November, up 30% year-over-year

Electric Cars Report

NIO Inc., a pioneer in the Chinese premium smart electric vehicle market, announced its November 2022 delivery results. NIO delivered 14,178 vehicles in November 2022, a new record-high monthly delivery, representing an increase of 30.3% year-over-year. The deliveries consisted of 8,003 premium smart electric SUVs including 4,897 ES7s, and 6,175 premium smart electric sedans including […] The post NIO delivered record 14,178 EVs in November, up 30% year-over-year appeared first on Electric

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CERN and Airbus collaborate to develop zero-emission hydrogen planes

Innovation News Network

CERN and Airbus UpNext have partnered to explore employing superconducting technologies to develop zero-emission hydrogen planes. The post CERN and Airbus collaborate to develop zero-emission hydrogen planes appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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BMW is now building small-series of iX5 Hydrogen model

Electric Cars Report

The BMW Group is commencing production of its BMW iX5 Hydrogen model. Manufacture of the small-series hydrogen-powered vehicle is taking place in the pilot plant at its Munich Research and Innovation Centre (FIZ). The BMW iX5 Hydrogen has already completed an intensive programme of testing under demanding conditions during the development phase and will now […] The post BMW is now building small-series of iX5 Hydrogen model appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Are agrivoltaics a win for the energy transition?

Innovation News Network

Agrivoltaics provides a way to combine solar panels with agriculture, but will this emerging technology assist the energy transition? The post Are agrivoltaics a win for the energy transition? appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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