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Audi putting a centralized server solution into test operation in cycle-dependent production; edge solution gets rid of individual PCs

Green Car Congress

Audi is putting a centralized server solution into test operation in cycle-dependent production; it says it is the first manufacturer to do so. With this Edge Cloud 4 Production local server solution, Audi is initiating a paradigm shift in automation technology. With the Edge Cloud 4 Production, a few centralized and local servers will take on the work of countless expensive industrial PCs.

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Kia EV6 GT, Audi Activesphere concept, Hyundai US EV production: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The EV tax credit revamp might have some companies reexamining U.S. production plans. Audi teases a rugged crossover EV concept. And Kia reveals performance and spec details for the quickest EV6. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Kia has announced U.S.-market details for its quickest, most powerful EV6 GT model. Rated at 576 hp, the 2023.

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Electric powertrain of new Megane E-Tech features new cooling system

Green Car Congress

The powertrain of the all-new Megane E-TECH Electric was fully developed by the Alliance. Produced in Japan for Nissan and in France for Renault, this powertrain features an innovative new oil cooling system for the wound rotor synchronous motor. Electric motors must have an excellent cooling system in order to be efficient. We therefore worked with our colleagues in both Japan and Cléon, France, to develop two patented innovations.

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2023 Kia EV6 GT: US details revealed—but not price or range quite yet

Green Car Reports

Kia has announced U.S. details for its up[coming performance version of the EV6, called the EV6 GT, although range, efficiency, and pricing remain yet to be confirmed. The model has been the expected range-topper from the start—hitting a higher performance peg than any version of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 as of yet. Kia already laid out the.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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Selective confinement of rare-earth-metal hydrates in host molecules

Green Car Congress

Rare-earth metals are indispensable for many technical products, from smartphones, laptops, batteries, electromotors, and wind turbines, to catalysts. A Japanese team has now introduced a molecular “cage” with “caps” that can be used to confine certain rare-earth-metal ions selectively for isolation or recycling. The rare-earth elements include 17 metals: scandium, yttrium, lanthanum, and the lanthanides, the 14 elements that follow after lanthanum in the periodic table, including neodymium and

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Report: EV tax credit rules might accelerate Hyundai timeline for US-built EVs

Green Car Reports

New federal EV tax credit rules requiring greater domestic content could accelerate Hyundai's timeline for building electric cars in the United States, according to a recent Reuters report. Last week's signing of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) expanded the federal EV tax credit by removing the previous 200,000-unit cap for manufacturers and.

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Skoda releases first exterior sketches of Vision 7S concept

Electric Cars Report

Releasing the first exterior sketches of the Vision 7S concept car, Skoda Auto revealed further details of its new design language. The drawings provide a preview of the study’s body. The sketches show a powerful SUV featuring a striking front end with T-shaped headlights. The exterior sketches of the all-electric Skoda Vision 7S concept car […] The post Skoda releases first exterior sketches of Vision 7S concept appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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GlobalData: Asia to spearhead global refinery FCCU capacity additions between 2022 and 2026

Green Car Congress

Asia is expected to register the highest refinery Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units (FCCU) capacity additions globally between 2022 and 2026, accounting for approximately 48% of the total capacity additions by 2026, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company. Fluid catalytic cracking, a type of secondary unit operation in a refinery, is primarily used in producing additional gasoline in the refining process.

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Is AI Good for Health Care?

Cars That Think

With the rush toward using tools such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning technologies to analyze health data for insights, questions are being raised about how good a job the technologies are doing to improve outcomes. Technologists, clinicians, researchers, scientists, ethicists, policy stewards, and other experts offer their thoughts during the third season of the Re-Think Health Podcast, AI for Good Medicine.

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UniSA study paves way for architectural use of end-of-life tires

Green Car Congress

A new study by The University of South Australia (UniSA) has tested and verified the structural integrity of walls constructed from tires packed with earth, with the results potentially providing new opportunities for the reuse of end-of-life tires in the construction industry. Tire waste represents a major sustainability challenge globally, with Australia alone generating an average of 55 million (450,000 tonnes) end-of-life tires each year.

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

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Is Europe shifting towards the domestic production of critical raw materials?

Innovation News Network

Will Europe’s shift to the domestic production of critical raw materials will be an opportunity for innovation? The post Is Europe shifting towards the domestic production of critical raw materials? appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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FREYR Battery establishes technology center in Boston

Green Car Congress

FREYR Battery, a Nordic developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity, has opened its first US-based technology center in Boston in accordance with the company’s expansion strategy. FREYR is collaborating with its joint venture partners from Koch Strategic Platforms (KSP) to accelerate the development of Giga America, the company’s first US Gigafactory.

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Polestar and Candela join forces to make electric boats mainstream

Electric Cars Report

The Swedish electric car maker Polestar will provide battery and charging systems for Candela’s highly efficient flying boats. The battery deal will enable Candela to scale up production swiftly, bringing mass-market electric boats one step closer to reality. In a watershed moment for electrification at sea, the two Swedish companies Polestar and Candela have ventured into […] The post Polestar and Candela join forces to make electric boats mainstream appeared first on Electric Cars Report

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INL team designs tailored superfast charging methods

Green Car Congress

Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory have used machine learning techniques that incorporate charging data to create unique charging protocols for superfast charging methods tailored to different types of electric vehicle batteries. The researchers presented their results at the fall meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). By inputting information about the condition of many lithium-ion batteries during their charging and discharging cycles, the scientists trained the machine learning

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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Audi teases rugged Activesphere electric crossover concept ahead of 2023 reveal

Green Car Reports

Audi has a rugged electric crossover concept in the works, but it won't be revealed until early 2023. The Audi Activesphere concept is the fourth in the automaker's line of "sphere" concepts, the first of which was introduced roughly a year ago. This time, the focus is on "maximum variability for an active lifestyle—both on and off.

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Duke Energy and Ford Motor Company plan to use F-150 Lightning electric trucks to help power the grid

Electric Cars Report

Duke Energy and Ford Motor Company are partnering to expand vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging using the new F-150 Lightning electric truck’s rugged batteries as a workhorse at home and on the electric grid. Duke Energy has filed for North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) approval of a new demand response pilot program expected to launch in 2023 […] The post Duke Energy and Ford Motor Company plan to use F-150 Lightning electric trucks to help power the grid appeared first on Electric Cars

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The Rise of SQL

Cars That Think

SQL dominated the jobs ranking in this year's IEEE Spectrum interactive rankings of the top programming languages. Normally, the top position is occupied by Python or other mainstays, such as C, C++, Java, and JavaScript, but So what’s behind SQL ’s soar to the top? The ever-increasing use of databases, for one. SQL has become the primary query language for accessing and managing data stored in such databases—specifically relational databases , which represent data in table form with rows and co

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Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, partner with Canada on sustainable battery supply chain in North America

Electric Cars Report

German auto giants Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen have agreed with Canadian government to explore ways to secure access to key EV battery materials lithium, nickel and cobalt. The carmakers have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian government to explore deeper cooperation across all stages of the automotive value chain – from technical development and […] The post Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, partner with Canada on sustainable battery supply chain in North America appeared fi

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Tesla Shanghai douses Model Y rumours of 10% range increase

The Driven EV News

Tesla China office dismisses talk of a chemistry upgrade for Model Y battery that would increase driving range by 10%. The post Tesla Shanghai douses Model Y rumours of 10% range increase appeared first on The Driven.

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Genesis reveals interior of Genesis X Speedium Coupe at the Pebble Beach

Electric Cars Report

Genesis revealed the Genesis X Speedium Coupe’s interior at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, continuing the design evolution of the Grand Tourer concept. The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is an automotive event held in August each year on the Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. Considered the most prestigious event of its kind, it is […] The post Genesis reveals interior of Genesis X Speedium Coupe at the Pebble Beach appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tritium partners with Enel X to expand EV charging across the US

The Driven EV News

Australia's Tritium inks deal with energy giant Enel X to deploy network of 250 EV fast chargers in the US. The post Tritium partners with Enel X to expand EV charging across the US appeared first on The Driven.

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Nissan Formula E announces driver lineup for Season 9

Electric Cars Report

Nissan Formula E announced Norman Nato and Sacha Fenestraz for its all-new driver lineup ahead of Season 9 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the first campaign of the Gen3 era. Nato, a Formula E race winner, makes his full-time return to the series with the Japanese manufacturer having competed in the FIA […] The post Nissan Formula E announces driver lineup for Season 9 appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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First video of BYD Atto 3 handover in New Zealand

The Driven EV News

New Zealand couple take delivery of Atto 3 electric hatchback, beating cousins over the pond to the punch. The post First video of BYD Atto 3 handover in New Zealand appeared first on The Driven.

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The world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm produces first power

Electrek

Seagreen offshore wind farm, 16.7 miles (27 km) off the coast of Angus in eastern Scotland, has generated its first power. The £3 billion ($3.54 billion) project will be Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm. It will also be the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm, as it’s being sited in water depths of up to 194 feet (59 meters). more….

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Tesla launches ‘Profiles’ for synchronized settings across multiple vehicles

Teslarati

Tesla has officially launched its “Profiles” feature with Software Update 2022.24.5, which allows for synchronized settings across supported vehicles. Things like mirror settings, seat positioning, data sharing preferences and more will be adjusted accordingly in supported Tesla vehicles based on a driver’s profile. In late July, it was reported that a version of Software Update 2022.24 would release the “Tesla Profiles” feature , which would allow cars that have mu

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NIO sees first ET5 pre-production vehicles roll off line as deliveries about 1 month away

CN EV Post

NIO previously said that ET5 deliveries would begin in September 2022, but the expected first delivery date was announced. The post NIO sees first ET5 pre-production vehicles roll off line as deliveries about 1 month away appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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South Korean EV battery makers flock to U.S. after Inflation Reduction Act

Teslarati

Battery suppliers from South Korea are moving production to the U.S. to compete with Chinese rivals. According to a report from Korea IT News , as part of the Inflation Reduction Act’s passage requiring U.S.-made batteries and battery materials in electric vehicles, South Korean companies are seizing the opportunity to compete with Chinese battery suppliers who have dominated the market.

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Gogoro, world leader in battery-swapping EVs, announces 500,000th subscriber

Electrek

Gogoro has just announced a major milestone, reaching half a million subscribers for its battery swap network. The battery swapping giant produces both a wide range of popular electric scooters and a battery swapping network that is used by several other major players in the electric two-wheeler market. The widespread use of Gogoro’s batteries by other manufacturers has helped it become the de facto standard in battery swapping. more….

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The road to new fuel efficiency rules is filled with potholes. Here’s how to avoid them

The Driven EV News

Without a robust set of mandatory transport emissions standards, Australia’s dependence on fossil fuels will deepen, and reaching our emissions reduction goals will become harder. The post The road to new fuel efficiency rules is filled with potholes. Here’s how to avoid them appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla releases new software update with cloud-based driver profiles and bunch of goodies

Electrek

Tesla has started pushing a new software update to its fleet with a bunch of new features, including the promised cloud-based driver profiles and bunch of goodies to make your Tesla experience a bit better. more…. The post Tesla releases new software update with cloud-based driver profiles and bunch of goodies appeared first on Electrek.

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Great Wall Motor’s Haval to ditch petrol, diesel from 2030

The Driven EV News

Automotive brand Haval has reportedly announced it will stop selling internal combustion engine vehicles altogether by 2030. The post Great Wall Motor’s Haval to ditch petrol, diesel from 2030 appeared first on The Driven.

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ROAM launches first electric mass-transit bus in Africa

Electrek

Swedish-Kenyan mobility company ROAM has followed up the launch of its first production-intent model of electric motorcycles with the launch of its first all-electric bus built for mass transit in Africa. The ROAM Rapid is an electric bus specifically designed to address the unique challenges of public transport in Nairobi and Africa as a whole. Check it out. more….

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XPeng Q2 revenue beats estimates, but net loss rises sharply

CN EV Post

XPeng expects to deliver 29,000 to 31,000 units in the third quarter, up about 13 percent to 20.8 percent year on year. It reported a 126.1 percent year-on-year increase in net loss in the second quarter. The post XPeng Q2 revenue beats estimates, but net loss rises sharply appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Did Texas-based electric powersports company Volcon just quietly unveil its first e-bike?

Electrek

It sure looks that way, thanks to several new photos posted on the brand’s social media accounts showing what appears to be a Volcon-branded electric bike called the Volcon Brat. more…. The post Did Texas-based electric powersports company Volcon just quietly unveil its first e-bike? appeared first on Electrek.

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