Thu.Jul 28, 2022

Siemens and ConnectDER partner to provide home EV charging directly through meter socket

Green Car Congress

ConnectDER , the developer of a meter collar that integrates between the home’s electric meter socket and the meter itself, will supply Siemens with a proprietary plug-in adapter for electric vehicle chargers.

Ford F-150 Lightning Pro SSV electric police truck could save departments money

Green Car Reports

Ford this morning announced a police-duty version of its F-150 Lightning Pro. The Lightning Pro SSV, which Ford calls America’s first electric police truck, essentially adds a fully electric alternative to the truck Ford already sells to police fleets as the F-150 Police Responder.

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bp opens its first 300 kW ultra-fast charging station for electric trucks

Green Car Congress

bp has opened its first ultra-fast-charging facilities aimed at medium and heavy-duty electric trucks. Operated by bp’s Aral brand, the retail site at Schwegenheim in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany now has two 300 kW ultra-fast chargers intended for electric trucks, powered by 100% renewable energy.

17 states stand by plan to electrify 30% of trucks and buses by 2030

Green Car Reports

A coalition of 17 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Canadian province of Quebec, plan to electrify 30% of new trucks and buses in their jurisdictions by 2030.

ChargePoint and Charge Across Town partner with CEC for EV chargers at apartment buildings and condo complexes

Green Car Congress

California-based ChargePoint, a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, is partnering with Charge Across Town and the State of California to deploy hundreds of EV chargers at multifamily properties such as apartment buildings and condo complexes across the state.

Honda Prologue EV was designed virtually, won't look like related GM EVs

Green Car Reports

The Honda Prologue electric SUV will be based on a General Motors platform, but Honda says it will get its own unique styling. The automaker on Wednesday released a video on the design process for the Prologue, which is scheduled to launch in 2024.

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Battery-powered Mercedes-Benz eActros approved as truck-trailer combo with total weight of 40 tons

Green Car Congress

The Mercedes-Benz battery-electric eActros has now been approved as a truck-and-trailer combination with a total weight of 40 tons. The combination has been handed over to Logistik Schmitt for endurance testing. The vehicle is already available to order for customers in this configuration.

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QuantumScape builds prototype 24-layer cells; A-sample candidates

Green Car Congress

In its Q2 letter to shareholders, solid-state battery company QuantumScape reported successfully building and testing ts first prototype 24-layer cells. The 24-layer cells show similar early capacity retention behavior to the company’s earlier single-, four-, 10- and 16-layer cells. This is an important result because, as we have previously indicated, 24-layer cells represent A-sample candidates for some automotive OEMs.

Senate moves forward with EV tax credit reform, Tesla (TSLA) to be included back and more

Electrek

The US Senate is going to move forward with a sweeping new bill after Senator Joe Manchin finally accepted to include investments to curb climate change.

Hyundai Motor and Kia to develop lunar surface exploration mobility solutions

Green Car Congress

Hyundai and Kia signed joint research agreements with six Korean research institutes and formed a consultative body to develop mobility solutions to explore the surface of the moon. The announcement follows Korea’s successful launch of a domestically produced rocket in June.

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Shanghai aims to see over 50% of vehicle sales be purely electric by 2025

CN EV Post

Shanghai is accelerating the full electrification of public sector vehicles and encouraging the private sector to buy electric passenger cars, according to a carbon peak implementation plan. The post Shanghai aims to see over 50% of vehicle sales be purely electric by 2025 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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DOE closes $102.1M loan to Syrah Technologies to expand production of graphite-based active anode material

Green Car Congress

Local brands lead across the board in NEV consumer appeal in China

CN EV Post

NIO ES8 ranked No. 1 in the luxury pure electric market, Li ONE ranked No. 1 in the mainstream plug-in hybrid market, and XPeng P7 ranked No. 1 in the mid-size pure electric sedan market. The post Local brands lead across the board in NEV consumer appeal in China appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Yamato Transport and CJPT to study standardization and commercialization of cartridge batteries for battery swapping

Green Car Congress

Yamato Transport and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) will begin studying the standardization and commercialization of replaceable and rechargeable cartridge batteries.

BYD reportedly working on new SUV Sea Lion

CN EV Post

BYD is building an SUV called BYD Sea Lion, which could compete with Tesla's Model Y and is expected to be launched in the third quarter of this year, according to local media. The post BYD reportedly working on new SUV Sea Lion appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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LightMAT 2022 funding call now open; focus on lightweighting of vehicle glider

Green Car Congress

LightMAT has announced its annual funding opportunity for 2022 for the automotive industry to leverage technical assistance from US Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories. LightMAT is seeking proposals that identify key technical challenges limiting the use of lightweight materials that can further improve the energy efficiency of conventional and electric vehicles. Proposals are due 15 August 2022.

Lake Resources: Supplying high-quality lithium for the EV market

Innovation News Network

As the world endeavours to deliver on its green energy ambitions, Lake Resources explains how it is set to meet the demand for high-quality lithium and support the electric vehicle market.

F-150 Lightning police truck, Honda Prologue EV, 17 states aim for more electric trucks: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Ford is rolling out a police version of its F-150 Lightning electric pickup. States representing nearly half of the U.S. economy are standing behind a plan to electrify trucks and buses. And Honda shows that its upcoming Prologue EV doesn’t look like GM's Ultium EVs on which it’s based.

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The Victoria electric vehicle road tax is emerging as a new Robodebt fiasco

The Driven EV News

The implementation of Victoria's "EV tax" has been a complete disaster, with multiple and idiotic debt notices issued - just like Robodebt. The post The Victoria electric vehicle road tax is emerging as a new Robodebt fiasco appeared first on The Driven.

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AITO M5's all-electric version opens for pre-order, official launch set for September

CN EV Post

Huawei's Richard Yu announced Wednesday that the AITO M5 EV is now available for pre-order at AITO as well as through Huawei's channels. The post AITO M5's all-electric version opens for pre-order, official launch set for September appeared first on CnEVPost.

Could new Federal EV tax credit crater EV sales until end of the year?

Electrek

Now that the US Senate has an agreement on the reform of the federal tax credit for electric vehicles , it looks like it might finally happen after roughly two years of work. Though it’s still pending a vote.

BYD to showcase its passenger car lineup at Paris Motor Show in October

CN EV Post

BYD's new energy passenger car offerings are expected to go on sale and be delivered in Europe in the fourth quarter, the company said, without revealing exactly which models. The post BYD to showcase its passenger car lineup at Paris Motor Show in October appeared first on CnEVPost.

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BYD Atto 3 Australian orders now in transit

The Driven EV News

The wait for one of most highly anticipated EVs in Australia in 2022 is almost over. The post BYD Atto 3 Australian orders now in transit appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News atto 3 BYD

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Quick Charge Podcast: July 27, 2022

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: July 27, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Kimbal Musk exercises options to buy 25k of Tesla stock at $74.17 per share

Teslarati

On Wednesday, Tesla board member Kimbal Musk purchased 25,000 TSLA shares. Musk had exercised a call option to buy TSLA shares at a discounted price of $74.17 on Monday. Musk’s recent purchase of TSLA stock was listed in a Form-4 filing.

Juiced HyperScrambler 2 e-bike with 100-mile range now $300 off at $2,699 in New Green Deals

Electrek

Juiced Bikes is delivering one of the best deals we’ve seen yet on its impressive HyperScrambler 2 e-bike. Coming in at $300 off its normal going rate, this high-end e-bike is down to $2,699 from $2,999.

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Dongfeng confirms new brand to focus on luxury new energy off-road vehicles

CN EV Post

The brand will have an industrial park with a planned capacity of 100,000 vehicles and is scheduled to go into production in 2023. The post Dongfeng confirms new brand to focus on luxury new energy off-road vehicles appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

Tesla to boost spending for Giga Texas and Berlin ramp

Teslarati

Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) said in its 10-K filing with the SEC earlier this week that it would boost its capital expenditure by $1 billion. The electric automaker now projects it will spend between $6 billion and $8 billion for the next two years.

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Lenovo hiring auto talents to build capabilities in smart cockpit, autonomous driving

CN EV Post

Lenovo CEO had said that the company will not build cars, but will put limited resources and efforts on the already clear track, which is the intelligent transformation. The post Lenovo hiring auto talents to build capabilities in smart cockpit, autonomous driving appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Tesla deploys cube lounges at Supercharger station with automated coffee, food, and more

Electrek

Tesla has deployed large cube lounges at a Supercharger station in Germany that is equipped with automated vending machines for coffee, food, and more.

Audi sources say next A3 will be electric-only, with 650km of range

The Driven EV News

Sources at German automaker say next Audi A3, to be launched in 2027, will be an electric-only model with up to 650km of range. The post Audi sources say next A3 will be electric-only, with 650km of range appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News A3 Audi

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New electric bike with massive battery claims to be able to climb Mount Everest on a single charge

Electrek

Colorado-based Optibike is one of the oldest electric bicycle companies in the United States, and so they know a thing or two about building high performance e-bikes.

Mini unveils all-electric Aceman crossover concept

The Driven EV News

Iconic brand Mini unveils all-electric crossover concept called Aceman which it says will shape the brand’s future models. The post Mini unveils all-electric Aceman crossover concept appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News electric crossover electric SUV Mini

Pony.ai forms joint venture with SANY to produce self-driving trucks

CN EV Post

The joint venture plans to begin small-scale deliveries of robotrucks in 2022 and 2023, with mass production of L4 trucks to begin in 2024. The post Pony.ai forms joint venture with SANY to produce self-driving trucks appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

Ford adds BlueCruise to 50,000 cars for hands-free driving

Teslarati

Ford said this morning that it has pushed its BlueCruise hands-free highway driving capability to an additional 50,000 F-150 and Mustang Mach-E vehicles. The feature is now available to about 66,500.

BYD will be present at the 2022 Paris Motor Show

Push EVs

BYD will go the 2022 Paris Motor Show to announce that the EV revolution is coming to Europe.

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Road salt: The silent threat to urban lakes

Innovation News Network

The use of de-icing salts to clear roads and sidewalks in winter is a stressor of lake ecosystems.

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