Wed.Nov 27, 2019

Fisker opens reservations for Ocean SUV; cost starts as low as $379/month

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Fisker Inc. opened reservations for the Ocean electric luxury SUV, arriving in 2022, through its website and native mobile app—available globally on the App Store and Google Play store. Reservations are set at US$250 per vehicle and are fully refundable.

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BMW and VW aim for close control over batteries, don’t want to make them

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Like nearly all global automakers, BMW has decided it doesn’t want to manufacture battery cells.

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Stadler and SBCTA sign contract for first hydrogen-powered train in US; FLIRT H2

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Stadler and San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) have signed the first contract to supply a hydrogen-powered train to run in the United States. SBCTA awarded the contract with an option to order four more vehicles in the future.

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Rivian-based Lincoln electric SUV will result from Ford partnership, according to report

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When Ford first formed a strategic partnership with Rivian this past April, specifying that Ford would build a new electric vehicle using RIvian’s skateboard platform, it was widely anticipated that such an upscale product would be offered by Ford’s Lincoln luxury brand.

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XALT Energy batteries powering MCI all-electric passenger coach

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XALT Energy is powering the US’ first, long-distance, all-electric passenger coach in tests with private and public transportation providers in the United States.

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Uber and Lyft are adding to air pollution, campaign argues

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Europe’s leading clean-transportation group has allied with other organizations on the Continent plus the Sierra Club in the U.S. to get the word out that in the largest, most congested cities, ride-hailing services are adding to issues with pollution and congestion—not easing them.

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PNAS study finds Vertimass CADO efficient way to convert ethanol to biohydrocarbons; 40 to 96% reduction in GHGs, based on feedstock

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Molten carbonate electrolysis can produce a range of carbon nanomaterials, including graphene, from CO2 at high yield

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Researchers from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China and George Washington University in the US report in a new paper in the ACS journal Accounts of Chemical Research that a range of important carbon nanomaterials can be produced at high yield by molten carbonate electrolysis.

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Thank you for not buying: GM president points to EVs that aren't here yet

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General Motors CEO Mark Reuss says consumers won't gravitate toward EVs until they deliver more range and faster charging, but even his own company, which is one of the highest-volume EV sellers in the country, doesn't offer either. His remarks were part of an op-ed penned for CNN, the contents of which won't come as much surprise to most who

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Plug Power expands hydrogen supply chain partner network in Spain with CLH

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Plug Power Inc., a provider of hydrogen fuel cell systems and fueling solutions enabling e-mobility, announced a new agreement with Spanish hydrogen production and distributor Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos (CLH). Through the agreement, CLH will develop hydrogen production assets and downstream markets in Spain, in the industrial, mobility and power production/storage sectors for distribution to Plug Power customers throughout Europe.

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Rio Tinto approves $749M investment in Pilbara iron ore mine; lower GHG, autonomous haulage

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Rio Tinto has approved a $749-million (A$1-billion) investment in its existing Greater Tom Price operations (100% owned) to help sustain the production capacity of its world-class iron ore business in the Pilbara of Western Australia. The investment in the Western Turner Syncline Phase 2 (WTS2) mine will facilitate mining of existing and new deposits and includes construction of a new crusher as well as a 13-kilometer conveyor.

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