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Audi and partners piloting project to turn faulty car glass into new windowpanes for the Audi Q4 e-tron

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Faulty car windows often go in the recycling bin when the cracked part cannot be fixed. A closed material circuit does not yet exist for damaged car glass.

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Chrysler boss: We are rethinking the minivan for the electric era

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To put it bluntly, Chrysler's current product lineup is old. That's not about to change anytime soon, but when the first electric vehicles arrive from the storied automaker it is clear they will lean into the automaker's strengths.

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ZF to launch new collision mitigation system for city bus applications

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ZF is set to launch a Collision Mitigation System (CMS) for city buses. Offering active braking to help avoid frontal collisions with other road users, including vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians, the system also helps counter the adverse impact of braking momentum on passengers.

GM confirms future electric Corvette; hybrid Corvette due as soon as 2023

Green Car Reports

An all-electric Chevrolet Corvette is in development, but a hybrid version will arrive first, the president of General Motors confirmed Monday "We will offer an electrified and a fully electric, Ultium-based Corvette in the future," GM president Mark Reuss wrote in a LinkedIn post. "In

GM heat pump recovers energy from EV battery to power heating & propulsion while helping conserve range: Ultium Energy Recovery

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GM is introducing a patented heat-pump in its Ultium-based EVs that captures and repurposes waste energy from the battery. Through the Ultium Platform’s energy recovery system, this waste energy can increase a vehicle’s range, reduce battery energy needed for heating, increase charging speed and even enable sportier driving.

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Subaru Solterra EV starts at $46,220: More expensive than Toyota BZ4X cousin

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The 2023 Subaru Solterra, the automaker's first mass-market EV, will start at $46,220 (including destination), Subaru confirmed Monday. For buyers that can claim the full $7,500 federal EV tax credit, the base price is effectively lowered to $38,720.

AirCapture, OCOchem and partners win $2.93M DOE grant for direct air capture of CO2 and conversion to formic acid

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Carbon dioxide capture company AirCapture and carbon dioxide conversion company OCOchem, along with other partners, have won a $2.93-million grant from the US Department of Energy to design and engineer an integrated carbon dioxide capture and conversion plant co-located at Nutrien’s Kennewick Fertilizer Operations plant in Kennewick, Wash.

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BASF introduces cost-effective upgrade to ozone-VOC converters for healthier aircraft cabin air; UpCore

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BASF has launched UpCore, a new service providing a cost-effective and sustainable technology upgrade from a standard ozone converter to an ozone-VOC (volatile organic compounds) converter for cleaner and healthier aircraft cabin air.

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Electric Corvette, Chrysler minivan as EV, Subaru Solterra vs. Toyota BZ4X pricing: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Subaru puts a price on its first electric car for the U.S. GM confirmed it’s working on an electric Chevy Corvette. And will the Chrysler minivan reemerge for the electric era? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

2023 Subaru Solterra to start at $44,995 MSRP, pre-incentives

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Subaru of America, Inc. announced pricing on its first all-electric SUV, the 2023 Subaru Solterra ( earlier post ). The 2023 Solterra is offered in three trim levels, Premium, Limited, and Touring, and will begin arriving in limited numbers at Subaru retailers this summer.

Twitter, Elon Musk’s ‘X Holdings’ to complete $44bn merger deal by October 24

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Twitter and two of Elon Musk’s “X Holdings” companies will officially merge by October 24 after the Tesla CEO and the social media platform came to terms on a $44 billion deal yesterday.

Volta Trucks reveals full-electric 7.5- and 12-tonne Volta Zero variants.

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Volta Trucks has revealed the forthcoming 7.5- and 12-tonne Volta Zero variants ( earlier post )—the second product family in its full-electric vehicle range. The 7.5-

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QuantumScape update: Solid-state cells will cut EV charging time in half and increase volumetric density over 50%

Electrek

In a letter to shareholders outlining its progress through Q1 of 2022, solid-state battery manufacturer QuantumScape has shared some exciting updates. These include a new 16-layer, solid-state cell – an initial proof of concept of the company’s proprietary cell format.

Wolfspeed opens world’s largest 200mm Silicon Carbide fab

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Wolfspeed, Inc. officially opened its Mohawk Valley Silicon Carbide fabrication facility in Marcy, NY with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Federal and State Officials. The 200mm wafer fab will help lead the industry-wide transition from silicon to Silicon Carbide-based semiconductors.

Mini Cooper maker launches four new electric bicycles with regenerative braking

Electrek

Cooper Bikes, the company behind the Mini Cooper car, has just unveiled four new electric bicycle models that comprise the brand’s second generation e-bikes. more…. The post Mini Cooper maker launches four new electric bicycles with regenerative braking appeared first on Electrek.

Geomega and Rio Tinto extend collaboration on bauxite residues

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Geomega Resources Inc., a developer of clean technologies for the mining, refining, and recycling of rare earths and other critical materials, announced that Innord Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, has signed a term sheet with Rio Tinto to enter into a development agreement for Bauxite Residues Iron Phase Product.

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Smart ways to protect your Electric vehicles and Ev batteries.

Electric Vehicles India

As we all know Nowadays most Electric vehicles and EV batteries were catching fire and a few incidents took place in south India. Till now there is no specific reason behind the incidents here manufacturers started investigating the reason behind incidents.

SpaceX aces seventh astronaut launch in less than two years

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SpaceX has successfully completed its second astronaut launch in less than three weeks, sending a batch of professional NASA and ESA astronauts on the way to the International Space Station after ferrying the first all-private astronaut crew to and from the same orbital outpost in the weeks prior.

Here’s how a new US protectionist move is backfiring badly on the US solar industry [update]

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The US Department of Commerce (DOC) is investigating whether Southeast Asian solar cell manufacturers are using parts made in China that would normally be subject to a tariff.

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Tesla adjusts delivery estimates after select Model Y variants sell out for 2022

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Tesla adjusted delivery estimates of select Model Y variants in the United States. The Pearl White and Midnight Silver base Model Y Long Range with 19” Gemini wheels is sold out for the remainder of 2022, with delivery estimates expected between February 2023 and May 2023. .

Lucid Motors announces agreement with Gov’t of Saudi Arabia to purchase up to 100k EVs over the next decade

Electrek

Lucid Group has announced a new agreement with long-time supporter Saudi Arabia and its Ministry of Finance.

Lucid Group, Saudi Arabia agree to 100,000 EV fleet deal

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Lucid Group announced today that it had reached an agreement with the Government of Saudi Arabia to purchase up to 100,000 electric vehicles from the automaker over ten years.

Take notes, DeJoy – Svalbard Post goes all electric in -20ºC weather

Electrek

Posten Norge, the Norwegian postal service, has put into service a 19-ton all-electric delivery truck from Scania on the remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, as reported by Teknisk Ukeblad. This truck means Posten’s delivery fleet on Svalbard now consists solely of electric vehicles. more….

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Tesla bill opponent in CT: ‘I don’t see the need to advance Elon Musk, who is already ruler of the world’

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On Tuesday, April 26, the opposition to legislation that would allow direct sales of electric vehicles discussed the ongoing efforts to pass the so-called “Tesla bill” in Connecticut.

Blink Charging acquires EB Charging overseas, marking its first entry into the UK market

Electrek

Blink Charging announced that its European subsidiary, Blink Holdings BV, has acquired Electric Blue Ltd. better known as EB Charging based in the UK. In addition to Blink’s first entry into the UK, the acquisition marks Blink’s global expansion which now includes over eighteen countries. more….

Jeff Bezos ponders Tesla’s ‘complexity’ in China following Musk’s Twitter acquisition

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Following Elon Musk’s acquisition of social media platform Twitter yesterday, Amazon founder and former CEO Jeff Bezos pondered the potential hoops Tesla, Musk’s automotive company, may have to jump through as a company operating in China.

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Tesla (TSLA) tumbles amidst India shutting down car importation from Giga Shanghai, and questions about Musk buying Twitter

Electrek

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) tumbled by as much as 10% this morning amid a broader market setback. Tesla seems to be particularly affected after India shut down the idea of Tesla importing cars from Giga Shanghai and questions about Elon Musk buying Twitter. more….

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After Musk acquisition, Twitter CEO assures employees no layoffs are planned for now

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Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has assured the social media company’s employees that while he did not have concrete answers about what would happen once Tesla CEO Elon Musk fully acquires the platform, there are no planned layoffs as of now.

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Chevy showcases new cab options for Silverado EV in just-released video

Electrek

Today is Ford F-150 launch day, so the other electric truck makers are making some news including Chevy with a Silverado EV video that includes some new details on the 400-mile range pickup due next year. Namely some new bed cab options…. more….

Tesla shares slide nearly 11% following Musk’s $44bn Twitter deal

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Tesla shares ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) were down over 10 percent by noon on Tuesday following Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter , which was announced yesterday. Other tech stocks, like Apple, Amazon, and Google, were also hit between 2 and 4.5 percent at just after 1:30 PM on the East Coast.

NIO is allowing customers enrolled in battery swaps to opt out and buy their EV batteries

Electrek

Two years after launching its Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) model, NIO has amended its program to allow those customers enrolled in battery swaps to opt out and purchase their EV battery.

SpaceX, NASA on track for Wednesday astronaut launch [webcast]

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SpaceX says a Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket are on track to launch astronauts to the International Space Station for the second time this month.

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Used Tesla prices are out of control – some Model Ys with over 30,000 miles are selling for more than new vehicles

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Prices of used Tesla vehicles are out of control, as some used vehicles with over 30,000 miles on the odometer are selling for higher prices than new ones. more….

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SpaceX rapidly turns around drone ship for sixth launch this month

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SpaceX has rapidly turned around one of its two East Coast ‘autonomous spaceport drone ships’ and sent the vessel back to sea to support the sixth and final Falcon 9 launch planned this month.

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Volta Trucks unveils the 7.5- and 12-ton variants of its fully-electric Volta Zero

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Commercial EV manufacturer Volta Trucks has publicly debuted two new variations of its 16-ton Volta Zero. The forthcoming 7.5-

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey voices support of Musk’s acquisition: “Elon is the singular solution I trust”

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Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition may have rung alarm bells from the CEO’s critics, but the social media company’s co-founder, Jack Dorsey, seems to be completely supportive of the buyout.

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Tesla (TSLA) still owns 75% of the US’s electric car market so far this year

Electrek

According to the latest registration data, Tesla still owns about 75% of the US’s electric car market so far this year with Model Y and Model 3 alone at the top. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) still owns 75% of the US’s electric car market so far this year appeared first on Electrek.