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UH, Toyota researchers develop new cathode and electrolyte for high-power Mg battery rivaling Li-ion

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Researchers from the University of Houston and the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) report in Nature Energy that they have developed a new cathode and electrolyte—previously the limiting factors for a high-energy magnesium battery—to demonstrate a magnesium battery capable of operating at room temperature and delivering a power density comparable to that offered by lithium-ion batteries.

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Electric car platform for Hyundai, Kia, Genesis: Bi-directional charging, robotaxi ready

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Hyundai on Tuesday revealed more about the platform, called E-GMP, that will underpin next-generation electric vehicles sold across Hyundai Motor Group brands—including Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis. A high-performance model based on E-GMP will be able to dash from 0-62 mph in less than 3.5

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Opinion: Reinventing fuel-based power for a more secure and resilient grid

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by Toby Gill, CEO, Intelligent Power Generation.

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Report: VW-based Ford electric vehicle will be built in Germany

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A previously-discussed Ford electric car based on Volkswagen's MEB platform will be built in Germany, at one of the Blue Oval's own factories, Automotive News reported Sunday. Ford will invest $1.2

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Audi to compete in Dakar Rally in 2022 with series-hybrid electric prototype; factory team leaving Formula E

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Audi will be competing in the famous Dakar Rally for the first time in 2022 with an innovative prototype. The alternative drive concept combines an electric drivetrain with a high-voltage battery and a highly efficient energy converter for the first time.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition might outperform Model Y Performance

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Ford on Tuesday confirmed a little more information about the Mach-E GT Performance Edition, which will be offered for order in spring 2021 and delivered starting late summer 2021.

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SEAT large SUV Tarraco e-HYBRID PHEV enters production

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SEAT continues to expand its range of electrified vehicles, as the SEAT Tarraco e-HYBRID enters production this week. The plug-in hybrid version of the brand’s flagship delivers a maximum power of 245PS (180kW), making it the most powerful Tarraco produced to date.

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MOL joins “Wind Hunter Project” for combination of sails and fuel cells on ships

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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. MOL) has joined a wide-ranging corporate-academic partnership in a zero-emission initiative called the “Wind Hunter Project,” seeking new applications for hydrogen fuel and wind power. In addition to MOL, the participants include Ouchi Ocean Consultant, Inc.;

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GM-Nikola deal, Mach-E GT Performance, Best Car To Buy 2021 shortlist: Today’s Car News

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We announce the shortlist for Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2021. Ford is planning to build an EV in Germany, and it confirmed its Mach-E GT Performance Edition might be as quick as a Model Y Performance. And GM and Nikola release a very different agreement. This and more!

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General Motors to supply Hydrotec fuel cell systems to Nikola; backing off earlier agreement

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General Motors Co. announced it has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Nikola Corporation for a global supply agreement to provide GM’s Hydrotec fuel cell system for Nikola’s Class 7/8 semi-trucks. The MoU replaces the previous agreement announced 8 September 2020. Earlier post.).

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Volkswagen Group of America gains 51 charging stations at IECC Silicon Valley Campus

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Volkswagen Group of America opened a large electric vehicle charge park at the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC) – Silicon Valley Campus.

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Québec awarding US$4.6M to advanced biofuel project carried out jointly by BioÉnergie La Tuque, Neste, and the Council of the Atikamekw Nation

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The Québec Government is awarding funding totaling CAD 5.943 million (US$4.55 million) to a non-profit organization Bioénergie La Tuque (BELT) under a program called Technoclimat from Transition Énergétique Québec (TEQ) for a project to develop and demonstrate the potential of producing advanced biofuels from locally-sourced forestry waste in La Tuque, Quebec, Canada.

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Ethanol producers call for increased octane in new efficiency rules

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Several ethanol producers from Iowa and South Dakota—representing more than one billion gallons of capacity—called on the ethanol community to focus their near term advocacy efforts on fuel efficiency rules that are likely to be a top priority for the incoming Biden Administration.

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