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TMC pilot successfully collects seafloor polymetallic nodules, lifts to surface via 4 km riser

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In mid-October, TMC the metals company Inc.

Zeekr 009 electric van debuts CATL cell-to-pack battery tech

Green Car Reports

Chinese automaker Geely's Zeekr brand on Tuesday unveiled the 009, an electric van that marks the production debut of battery supplier CATL's cell-to-pack battery tech. Zeekr's second model, following the 001 hatchback, the 009 is a six-seat van is expected to start deliveries in China in 2023.

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LiquidPiston awarded $9M contract from DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory for compact efficient heavy-fueled rotary engine program

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LiquidPiston announced a $9-million award from the US Army to design, build and demonstrate an advanced, heavy-fueled combustion engine that uses up to 30% less fuel than comparable gasoline-powered engines in the same power class and reduces size and weight by up to 10x over diesel engines with comparable power output.

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Ram electric truck, Mercedes EQE, Zeekr 009, EV charging cybersecurity: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The Biden administration meets with industry on EV charger cybersecurity. Mercedes prices the EQE sedan and says it tops 300 miles EPA in some forms. World-first battery tech is making its debut in an electric minivan.

TECO 2030 signs LOI with AVL for fuel cell stacks for 30 trucks based on AVL HyTruck platform

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Norway-based developer of fuel cells for maritime and heavy industry applications TECO 2030 signed a letter of intent (LOI) with AVL on behalf of an undisclosed truck customer for delivery of fuel cell stacks to 30 trucks based on the AVL HyTruck platform, delivery to start end of next year.

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Feds examine EV charging cybersecurity as infrastructure grows

Green Car Reports

Federal officials are discussing ways to ensure cybersecurity for EV charging infrastructure, as the government pushes for a national charging network.

Geely’s Farizon Auto secures more than $300M through Pre-A funding

Green Car Congress

Farizon Auto, the new energy commercial vehicle brand from Zhejiang Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle Group (a subsidiary of Geely Holding) raised more than US$300 million in its first external financing round.

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Mercedes-Benz EQE Sedan to start from $74,900

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The new EQE Sedan is the latest all-electric model from Mercedes-Benz based on the Mercedes-EQ premium-class electric architecture (EVA2). The sporty design exhibits all the characteristic elements of Mercedes-EQ, including aerodynamic one-bow lines and a cab-forward design.

“Remarkable:” Volvo to sell electric only cars in Australia by 2026

The Driven EV News

Volvo Australia says it will sell electric only cars from 2026, four years ahead of the target set by its parent company. The post “Remarkable:” Volvo to sell electric only cars in Australia by 2026 appeared first on The Driven. EV News

DuPont Teijin Films & Mitsubishi Electric Europe partner with Meta Materials on battery materials

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Meta Materials , a developer of high-performance smart materials and nanocomposites, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in partnership with DuPont Teijin Films and Mitsubishi Electric Europe.

Elon Musk’s paid Twitter verification system to roll out next week: report

Teslarati

Elon Musk’s paid Twitter verification system is rolling out next week, showing that the Tesla CEO is wasting no time getting the social media company in tip-top shape.

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NREL, Berkeley Lab propose efficiency and stability best-practices for solar water-splitting

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Scientists from the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are providing researchers with a guide to how best to measure the efficiency of producing hydrogen directly from solar power. Photoelectrochemical (PEC) water-splitting, which relies on sunlight to split water into oxygen and hydrogen, stands out as potentially one of the most sustainable routes to clean energy.

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In Elon Musk’s intertwining web of companies, Twitter is the latest addition

Teslarati

Elon Musk recently added Twitter to the list of companies he currently controls. Tesla, SpaceX, the Boring Company, and others have all worked as an intertwining web of entities with Musk acting as the spider.

Ricardo to work with InoBat to supply battery systems for high-performance vehicles

Green Car Congress

Ricardo has signed a memorandum of understanding with InoBat , a pioneer of premium electric vehicle battery R&D, engineering, production and recycling, jointly to supply battery cells, modules and packs to high-performance automotive manufacturers for their electrification programs. Ricardo and InoBat will co-operate on the assembly, production and testing of cells, modules and full battery packs for a number of high-performance automotive applications.

Baillie Gifford boosts holdings in Tesla, NIO, cuts Li Auto in Q3

CN EV Post

Baillie Gifford increased its holdings in NIO by 50,039 shares, Tesla by 18.47 million shares and cut its position in Li Auto by half during the third quarter. The post Baillie Gifford boosts holdings in Tesla, NIO, cuts Li Auto in Q3 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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CATL and VinFast to expand collaboration, including integrated skateboard chassis

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Contemporary Amperex Technology Company (CATL) and VinFast Trading & Manufacturing Joint Stock Company (VinFast) announced a Memorandum of Understanding to expand collaboration in areas including CIIC (CATL integrated intelligent chassis) skateboard chassis products.

NIO updates purchase subsidy plan as China's national subsidy policy set to expire in 2 months

CN EV Post

For consumers who purchase all NIO models except the ET5, they will be able to enjoy the same subsidy amount as in 2022, as long as they lock in their configuration by December 31.

Nikola and KeyState partner to create low-carbon hydrogen value chain in PA

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Nikola Corporation and KeyState Natural Gas Synthesis , a clean hydrogen and chemicals production facility under development, are working together to create Pennsylvania’s first low-carbon hydrogen production value chain, which includes full integration of commercial carbon capture and storage.

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Tesla puts emphasis on Service by closing flashy showroom in China

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Tesla is putting an emphasis on Service needs after reportedly closing a flashy showroom in a luxury shopping mall in China.

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Adamas Intelligence report: LFP cell deployment in H1 2022 up 237% y-o-y to 52.7 GWh

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Adamas Intelligence published the 7 th edition of its biannual ‘ State of Charge: EVs, Batteries and Battery Materials ’ report. Earlier post.) The latest biannual report provides an overview of the global EV market’s performance over 2022 H1 and its implications on the ever-evolving battery and battery materials supply chains. Among the findings of the latest report: In 2022 H1 global passenger EV registrations jumped 42% over the same period the year prior, amounting to 6.23

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The first all-electric community powered by a solar and battery microgrid launches in California

Electrek

New clean energy communities are coming to California. Leading homebuilder KB Homes announced Wednesday it has established what it calls the first all-electric, solar-and-battery-powered microgrid community in the golden state. more….

Hesai unveils solid-state LiDAR FT120 for filling blind spots, deliveries to begin in 2023

CN EV Post

The LiDAR, which will be used primarily on the sides of the body, has already received more than 1 million unit orders from car companies, according to Hesai. The post Hesai unveils solid-state LiDAR FT120 for filling blind spots, deliveries to begin in 2023 appeared first on CnEVPost.

The world’s first offshore floating wind-solar pilot just came online in China

Electrek

China’s government-owned utility State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) has launched the world’s first commercial offshore floating solar that’s paired with an offshore wind turbine. more….

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Australians want a rapid shift to EVs – and a fuel efficiency standard to drive it

The Driven EV News

Annual Climate of the Nation report adds transport to the survey, uncovering huge support for shift to EVs and for hard-line policies to drive it. The post Australians want a rapid shift to EVs – and a fuel efficiency standard to drive it appeared first on The Driven. EV News Policy

Tesla Shop launches cozy blanket and sweater for the holidays

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Tesla seems to be feeling the holiday spirit, with the electric vehicle maker launching some fresh items on its official Shop. In true Tesla fashion, one of the new items sold out extremely quickly.

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The first US-made LionC zero-emission electric school bus rolls off the factory line in Illinois

Electrek

As electric school buses gain momentum across the US, Lion Electric announced Wednesday it produced its first “made in America” LionC zero-emission EV school bus at its Joliet, Illinois factory. more….

BYD's position as No. 2 global power battery maker taken by LG Energy Solution in Sept

CN EV Post

BYD's global share was higher than LG Energy Solution's in both July and August. The post BYD's position as No. 2 global power battery maker taken by LG Energy Solution in Sept appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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The nation’s largest electric school bus fleet providing grid demand response solutions

Electrek

Maryland’s Montgomery School District has the most prominent electric school bus fleet in the US and is now unlocking the true potential behind these clean EV machines.

Li Auto Li L8 review: Will downsizing a flagship to different price point work?

CN EV Post

The Li L8 has pretty much done what the Li L9 did at a slightly lower price point. The post Li Auto Li L8 review: Will downsizing a flagship to different price point work? appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Li Auto Li L8 Review

This is what would happen if we stopped offshore drilling expansion

Electrek

Halting offshore drilling expansion, along with the phase-down of existing production of fossil fuels as clean energy is adopted, would deliver up to 13% of the annual emission reductions needed to prevent the worst effects of the climate crisis, according to new analysis from ocean conservation nonprofit Oceana. more….

Tesla has reportedly closed its first store in China, which opened in 2013

CN EV Post

The closure of its first store in China could be somewhat symbolic for Tesla's sales and channel expansion model here, a local media report said. The post Tesla has reportedly closed its first store in China, which opened in 2013 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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No, Tesla Cybertruck production is not being further delayed

Electrek

Reports of Tesla Cybertruck production being delayed again are coming out, but these are based on a weak and confusing report. There’s no evidence that the electric truck is not on schedule. more…. The post No, Tesla Cybertruck production is not being further delayed appeared first on Electrek.

Optimising nickel-rich cathode materials enhances performance of lithium batteries

Innovation News Network

Scientists have made a breakthrough in advancing nickel-rich cathode materials that may help pioneer high-performance lithium-ion batteries. The post Optimising nickel-rich cathode materials enhances performance of lithium batteries appeared first on Innovation News Network. Energy Batteries Nickel

Fisker Q3 results: 62k reservations, 42k units coming in 2023, and a drivable PEAR Prototype

Electrek

According to its financial results report for Q3 2022 released today, Fisker remains on schedule to begin production of its flagship Ocean SUV two weeks from now.

Canoo to build electric vehicle battery modules in Oklahoma

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Canoo announced on Wednesday that it would build electric vehicle battery modules at a renovated facility in the MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor, Oklahoma.

Tesla reluctantly gave Full Self-Driving Beta demo to DMV and critics

Electrek

Tesla reluctantly gave a Full Self-Driving Beta demonstration to the California DMV and some FSD critics that the automaker didn’t want present. more…. The post Tesla reluctantly gave Full Self-Driving Beta demo to DMV and critics appeared first on Electrek.

First Ammonia: A new approach for unlocking ammonia’s potential

Innovation News Network

Green ammonia production might be the key for the global energy transition, stabilising the energy system and cleaning up industry. The post First Ammonia: A new approach for unlocking ammonia’s potential appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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