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City of York awarded £8.4M to support purchase of 44 more electric buses

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City of York (UK) Council has been awarded more than £8.4 million (US$11 million) by the UK’s Department for Transport to support the purchase of 44 fully electric buses.

EV affordability threatened by cobalt prices: Did the US let resource control lapse over oil?

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Just as the Middle East has been a strategic center in global oil politics, the Democratic Republic of Congo has become the epicenter for the raw materials needed for electric vehicles—especially cobalt.

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ArcelorMittal Tubarão, Brazil first ResponsibleSteel steelmaking site in Latin America

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ResponsibleSteel has awarded its first certification to a steelmaking site in Latin America: ArcelorMittal Tubarão. ArcelorMittal Tubarão is the third-largest Brazilian producer of rolled flat steels.

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Quick Charge Podcast: March 26, 2022


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 26, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

BYD and Shell partner on EV charging across China and Europe; R&D on battery performance and advanced charging

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BYD and Shell signed a strategic cooperation agreement to help accelerate the energy transition and improve charging experience for BYD’s battery electric vehicle (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) customers.

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The Vacuum Tube’s Forgotten Rival

Cars That Think

During the Second World War, the German military developed what were at the time some very sophisticated technologies, including the. V-2 rockets it used to rain destruction on London.

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Nissan, Enel launch “Second Life” storage system with used electric car batteries for grid stabilization

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Nissan and Enel have partnered to launch the Second Life project.

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Vanadium Recovery Project targeting significant increase in vanadium production in Europe with low emissions

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Single Motor Polestar 2 Enters The U.S. Market


Both versions (dual- and single-motor) are now available for test drive and purchase

MultiMac visits DriveElectric HQ to film a 6-seat Tesla Model 3!

Drive Electric

How many seats are in a five-seat car? Well, with the help of the MultiMac, it can be six! We welcomed MultiMac to DriveElectric HQ, as they wanted to show us their innovative seating solution for growing families in two of our most popular EVs: the Tesla Model 3 and Kia EV6.

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Check Out This Tesla Model Y Review After 35,000 Miles


How does the Model Y hold up after 2 years of ownership

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20% of New Cars in Europe Have a Plug!


Despite declining growth rates, the European passenger plugin vehicle market is still in the fast lane. Some 160,000 plugin vehicles were registered in February — which is +38% year over year (YoY).

How To Charge The 2022 BMW iX xDrive50: Deep Dive


We go into detail so even those unfamiliar with EV charging will understand how to charge BMW iX

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New Ford Patent Shows Its Interest In Hydrogen


Ford Motor Company recently filed a patent for a combustion engine that will run on hydrogen, Motor1 reports. The patent isn’t like your normal hydrogen-powered vehicle which uses a propulsion system that converts energy stored as hydrogen to electricity via a fuel cell.

Which Company Has The Most Electric Trucks In Service In The US?


While the media tends to cover electric pickups, the electrification of heavy-duty commercial trucks is arguably more compelling

Sequel: Judge Approves SEC $40 Million Distribution Of Tesla Funds


Did the SEC really do Tesla stockholders any favor by investing the $40 million fine in low-interest funds? Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Green Economy Investment Policy & Politics Carbon Emissions Elon Musk Tesla Tesla stock Tesla stpck

Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck: A Real Owner's Perspective


What's it actually like to live with the Rivian R1T? This former gas truck owner and Tesla owner provides a unique perspective

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Shocking Poll: Tesla Owners Want Tesla To Have A Presence In Connecticut


The Hartford Business Journal recently held a poll asking whether or not Tesla and other car companies should be allowed to sell directly to consumers in Connecticut.

EVs Good, or EVs Bad? Auto Execs (& Politicians) Can’t Seem to Make Up Their Minds.


Isn’t it great to hear auto execs talk about electric vehicles these days? It’s so encouraging to hear how their companies are “all in” on the EV revolution, and how much it will benefit our grandchildren.

Video: Inside Look At Tesla’s Giga Berlin


YouTuber StuffmasterBen has shared a four-minute video from inside Tesla’s Gigafactory in Berlin. Set against the backdrop of some energizing music, a drone provides a bird’s eye view of the factory from above and then flies inside, showing the factory’s machines making machines.

Tesla Sends Out Invites To Giga Texas Cyber Rodeo


Tesla has sent out invites to its Giga Texas celebration. The theme will be Cyber Rodeo. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted out the graphics just as the invites were sent out. I received one and will be attending for CleanTechnica. This will be my first time attending a rodeo.