Thu.Jun 10, 2021

Air Products announces multi-billion dollar net-zero blue hydrogen energy complex in Edmonton, Alberta

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Industrial gases leader Air Products, and its subsidiary Air Products Canada Ltd., in conjunction with the Government of Canada and the Province of Alberta, announced a multi-billion dollar plan to build a landmark new net-zero blue hydrogen energy complex.

GM asks EPA for national acceleration of EVs, supports California CO2 targets

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General Motors on Wednesday announced some of its wants for a redefined policy for vehicle greenhouse gas regulations. In all, it strikes a more uplifting chord—and soundly supports California’s policy direction.

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Oshkosh Corporation unveils Volterra platform of electric fire and emergency vehicles

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Oshkosh Corporation’s Fire & Emergency segment unveiled the Volterra platform of electric vehicles with the introduction of two new trucks under the Pierce Manufacturing and Oshkosh Airport Products brands.

Aptera Sol: 1,000-mile, solar-supplemented EV teases tent, space for a surfboard

Green Car Reports

If you want an EV to take camping, several companies are eager to sell you an electric pickup truck. But Aptera seems to think its solar-supplemented three-wheeler can fill that role just as well—if, perhaps for day-camping.

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Samsung Heavy to partner with KAREI to develop molten-salt reactor floating power plants and nuclear-powered ships

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Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is making a full-scale effort to develop offshore nuclear power plant technology. SHI has signed a Molten-Salt Reactor (MSR) development and joint research agreement with the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI), Korea’s only comprehensive nuclear research and development institute.

Tesla launches Model S Plaid with new motor tech, faster charging, and new entertainment features

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Tesla has officially launched the new Model S Plaid at a delivery event in Fremont today and Elon Musk emphasized Tesla’s new electric motor technology, faster charging, and a ton of new entertainment features.

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All 1,500 Kia America “First Edition” EV6 EVs have been reserved

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The limited run of 1,500 Kia First Edition EV6s ( earlier post ) have been fully reserved the day the offer became available on Kia.com. Delivery to local dealers is expected in Q1 2022.

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Insight into benzene formation could help development of cleaner combustion engines

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Tesla warns new Model S Plaid won’t hit advertised 200 mph at launch, needs tire/wheel upgrade

Electrek

Tesla is warning that its new Model S Plaid won’t hit its advertised 200 mph top speed at launch since it will need a tire and wheel upgrade this fall.

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BNEF’s latest projection shows EVs as $46T market opportunity between now and 2050

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EV sales are set to rise faster than ever, but governments aiming for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 must do more to spur their adoption, according to BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) latest annual Electric Vehicle Outlook (EVO).

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Tesla launches new Model S with new Plaid badge

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Tesla has rolled out what could very well be its coolest badge to date. As per images shared by attendees of the Model S Plaid’s delivery event at the Fremont Factory, the flagship sedan no longer features a badge that spells out the word “PLAID.”

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Researchers report first direct observation of anionic redox in a lithium-rich battery material

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Conventional Li-ion batteries work by cationic redox, when a metal ion changes its oxidation state as lithium is inserted or removed. Within this insertion framework, only one lithium-ion can be stored per metal ion. Lithium-rich cathodes, however, can store much more.

Watch Tesla Model S Plaid electric hypercar go from 0 to 60 mph in 1.99 seconds

Electrek

With the kind of performance it’s achieving, it’s hard to argue that Tesla’s new Model S Plaid is not a hypercar. Here you can watch a brand new Tesla Model S Plaid accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 1.99 seconds at the delivery event.

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CEC report finds California needs 1.2M public and shared EV chargers by 2030; 73k installed to date

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New analysis from the California Energy Commission (CEC) shows the state will need nearly 1.2 million public and shared chargers by 2030 to meet the fueling demands of the 7.5 million passenger plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) anticipated to be on California roads.

SpaceX VP says Starlink is almost ready to revolutionize in-flight internet

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Speaking on a panel at an aviation conference, a senior SpaceX sales executive says that the company is in talks with “several…airlines” to provide in-flight internet to passengers with its Starlink satellite constellation.

Researchers develop computational tool to aid understanding of ORR on platinum catalysts in fuel cells

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Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are developing new computational tools and models to better understand and manage the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) in fuel cells.

Tesla Model S Plaid launch and delivery event News Hub

Electrek

Tonight, Tesla is holding an event to launch the new Model S Plaid and deliver the first few cars at its Fremont factory. Here we will keep track of all the news coming out of the event. more… The post Tesla Model S Plaid launch and delivery event News Hub appeared first on Electrek.

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2021 Tesla Model S: Range up to 412 miles, Plaid claimed quickest production car ever

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In a rather terse event Thursday evening, Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduced the 2021 Tesla Model S Plaid and claimed it to be the quickest production car ever, with no additional asterisks to suggest it wasn’t capable of its acceleration claim of less than 2.0 seconds.

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Tesla Cybertruck looks at home as a work truck with Giga Texas’ workers

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When Elon Musk unveiled the Cybertruck, he was quick to emphasize that the steel all-electric pickup can be a serious work truck.

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2022 Jaguar I-Pace, Aptera “never charge” lifestyle, GM EV policy: Today’s Car News

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The 2022 Jaguar I-Pace is getting a new interface and faster charging. We look at what Aptera sees as the lifestyle for its solar-supplemented, three-wheeled, hyper-efficient EV.

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Tesla looks to recruit Autopilot testers in major U.S. cities

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Tesla is looking to recruit several Autopilot test drivers in major U.S. cities as the company continues to ramp its self-driving efforts in the country.

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Why a Texas congressman asked the Forest Service to move the moon to fight climate change

Electrek

Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) asked the US Forest Service if it was possible to alter the orbits of the moon or the Earth to combat climate change. Was he serious?

SpaceX drone ship heads to the Bahamas for its ride to California

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SpaceX’s longest-lived and most prolific drone ship has departed Port Canaveral just a few days after preparations appeared to begin for a several-thousand-mile journey from Florida to California. And the droneship is departing Port Canaveral on its way to California!

2022 Jaguar I-Pace gets faster charging, snappier interface after skipping 2021

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The 2022 Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV returns with a handful of updates after skipping the 2021 model year. The updates, including faster charging and a new infotainment system, were essentially the same ones originally expected for 2021, but got pushed to the 2022 model year.

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Tesla Model 3 brushes off T-bone crash that left gas-powered SUV in flames

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Teslas are known for being sleek, futuristic tanks that can protect their occupants in the event of a crash.

EGEB: NanoGraf achieves 28% longer run time in a 18650 Li-ion cell

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): NanoGraf claims it has enabled the highest-energy density 18650 cylindrical lithium-ion cell in the world. The US clean energy transition could create up to 600,000 jobs for American workers by 2030.

Tesla Model S Plaid with ‘practically alien’ tech unleashed: 1000 hp, lowest drag coefficient, and PS5-level gaming

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The Tesla Model S Plaid formally made its debut at the company’s delivery event at the Fremont Factory today.

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Greek Island Astypalea & Volkswagen: Kick-Off for Transformation to Smart, More Sustainable island

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First Volkswagen electric vehicles put into service on Greek island with the goal of full transition to e-mobility Academic study to monitor the transformation of Astypalea Solar Park will provide 3 MW by 2023 Herbert Diess, CEO Volkswagen AG: “Astypalea is a future lab for Europe” Astypalea (Greece) — Astypalea is on course to become […].

Tesla Model S Plaid first test ride: 0-60 mph in 1.99 sec with drag strip mode is crazy

Teslarati

The Tesla Model S Plaid’s specs are, in a manner of speaking, something that must be felt to be believed. This is especially true when it comes to the vehicle’s acceleration, which boasts a 0-60 mph time of 1.99 seconds.

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Tesla Cybertruck Has New Appeal Alongside Construction Workers

InsideEVs

The wildly designed Cybertruck's appeal and functionality arguably adapt with context

Tesla’s suppliers in China are betting big on megacast technology

Teslarati

Tesla suppliers are buying mega casting machines, following the automaker’s lead. Tesla’s 6,000-ton Giga Press for the Model Y and 8,000-ton Giga Press for the Cybertruck have become a notable topic amongst the electric vehicle community.

Renault ZOE With Enso Tires Sets New Hypermiling Record

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It was able to drive 475.4 miles (764.9 km), which is almost 12% more than a separate ZOE with OEM tires fitted as standard

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Tesla China momentum ‘a positive’ as company navigates new competition

Teslarati

Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) had a strong showing in China in May, giving Deutsche Bank a reason to call the company’s performance “a positive” for the company moving forward.

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Porsche Taycan With Carbon Parts Looks Tame. By Mansory Standards

InsideEVs

The German tuner has taken the sleek sedan and turned it into a real brawler with a few key visual mods

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Tesla Model S Plaid delivery event details show intense focus on attendees’ safety

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The Tesla Model S Plaid’s delivery event will be held later today at the Fremont Factory, and the company seems to be putting a lot of effort into ensuring that the occasion goes on without a hitch.

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Mercedes-AMG EQS Electric Sedan Rendered In Edition 1 Guise

InsideEVs

All those red highlights will be justified as it will be one very quick EV, with a rumored 761 horsepower

Bloomberg: Apple hires BMW veteran who led i3 development to join its electric car team

Electrek

Apple has hired a former BMW executive to help lead the team working on the rumored Apple Car “Project Titan.” ” According to Bloomberg , Apple hired Ulrich Kranz within “recent weeks” to work alongside Doug Field leading the Apple Car development.

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