Thu.Dec 08, 2022

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Australian freight company orders 36 Volvo FL Electric trucks

Green Car Congress

Australian express freight company, Team Global Express, has placed an order for 36 Volvo FL Electric trucks. This is Volvo’s largest electric truck order to date in Australia. The trucks will hit the streets of Sydney during the first quarter of 2023.

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GM aims for rural EV drivers with vast Level 2 charging network

Green Car Reports

General Motors is about to undertake what it claims is the largest deployment of Level 2 EV chargers in North America. The automaker this week announced the official launch of its Dealer Community Charging Program with the installation of the first charging stations in Wisconsin and Michigan.

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Volkswagen initially investing €460M to convert Wolfsburg plant for EV production

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen will make an initial investment of some €460 million in its Wolfsburg factory at the Group headquarters by the beginning of 2025. This investment is primarily earmarked for preparations to produce the new ID.3. The compact electric car will be leaving the assembly line in Wolfsburg from 2023—initially in partial production, with full production slated from 2024. Ramp-up is due for completion by the end of 2025.

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EV battery cost soared in 2022, hampering EV affordability

Green Car Reports

EV battery costs have soared in 2022 due to rising raw material and battery component prices, according to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) report. The volume-weighted average for lithium-ion battery pack prices reached $151/kwh this year, a 7% increase over 2021, according to the report.

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GM advances Dealer Community Charging Program

Green Car Congress

GM marked the official launch of its Dealer Community Charging Program with the installation of the first community charging stations in Wisconsin and Michigan.

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Tesla scores highest brand intimacy rating for auto companies in 2022

Teslarati

Tesla scored a high brand intimacy rating in the MBLM 2022 report. MBLM researched 600 of the world’s leading brands, and Tesla placed second, right behind Disney. Tesla scored a 67.4 brand intimacy rating, closing following Disney’s score of 68.1.

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Continental & SMX verify marker technology for natural rubber in tires

Green Car Congress

Continental and Security Matters ( SMX ), an innovative tech platform specializing in digital tracking using unalterable chemical-based barcodes, have succeeded for the first time in verifying beyond doubt a marker substance for natural rubber in a tire, and thus throughout the entire production process.

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BMW integrates parking payment via infotainment system

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In BMW vehicles with BMW Operating System 7 and 8, a new service for convenient payment processing of parking fees is now available in Germany and Austria. Other European countries will follow.

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China NEV sales at 786,000 units in Nov, a new record, CAAM data show

CN EV Post

China's NEV penetration rate was 33.8 percent in November, a new all-time record, the CAAM data show. The post China NEV sales at 786,000 units in Nov, a new record, CAAM data show appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry CAAM Deliveries

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First offshore wind lease sale in the Pacific results in >$757M from 5 winning bids

Green Car Congress

The Department of the Interior announced results from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM’s) wind energy auction for five leases offshore California. Earlier post.) The lease sale represents the third major offshore wind lease sale this year and the first ever for the Pacific region.

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China retail sales of passenger NEVs in Nov at 598,000, CPCA data show

CN EV Post

At retail, NEVs reached a record 36.3 percent penetration rate in November. The post China retail sales of passenger NEVs in Nov at 598,000, CPCA data show appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry CPCA Deliveries

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IonQ and Hyundai Motor expand quantum computing partnership; object detection and metal catalyst simulations

Green Car Congress

IonQ announced the next stages of its partnership with Hyundai Motor Company to develop the vehicles of the future.

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Plugging in my EV at home means no more tank anxiety

The Driven EV News

I love the convenience of home charging because I no longer have to take time out to stop at a petrol station to fill up. There's no more "tank anxiety". The post Plugging in my EV at home means no more tank anxiety appeared first on The Driven. Charging EV News

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LCA finds EMN high-purity manganese products have lower carbon footprint than incumbent industry

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Tesla delivers 62,493 vehicles in China in Nov

CN EV Post

From January to November, Tesla delivered 397,844 vehicles in China, up 59.05 percent from 250,141 vehicles in the same period last year. The post Tesla delivers 62,493 vehicles in China in Nov appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Tesla Deliveries

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Faraday Institution launches physics-based battery modeling standard: BPX

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The Faraday Institution launched the Battery Parameter eXchange (BPX) , an open standard for physics-based lithium-ion battery models. The standard defines the battery parameters, the equations that use the parameters, and the reporting of experimental measurements used to validate the reported parameters. The BPX standard additionally supports inclusion of experimental data used to justify the reported parameter values.

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Tesla (TSLA) has a new ‘Champion of People,’ aka head of HR

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) has hired Chris Winton, former chief people officer at FedEx, as the automaker’s new role of “Champion of the People,” better known as the head of human resources. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) has a new ‘Champion of People,’ aka head of HR appeared first on Electrek.

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Stellantis and its US dealerships move toward electrification

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Stellantis and its dealership network across the United States are moving toward their electrified future. Working with its 2,600-plus dealers, the company is focusing on the dealership transition to electric-vehicle sales and service, offering consulting and on-site evaluation of electric-vehicle (EV) integration needs within every area of the dealership business.

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Honda just secured enough battery capacity to put 1 million EVs on the road

Electrek

Honda is teaming up with China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology, or CATL as its best known, to supply batteries for over 1 million electric vehicles. more…. The post Honda just secured enough battery capacity to put 1 million EVs on the road appeared first on Electrek.

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CATL signs deal with Honda to supply batteries that can power 2 million EVs

CN EV Post

Honda is expected to purchase 123 GWh of pure electric vehicle power batteries in China from CATL between 2024 and 2030. The post CATL signs deal with Honda to supply batteries that can power 2 million EVs appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. CATL Industry Honda

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SpaceX sends OneWeb satellites to orbit on 55th launch of 2022

Teslarati

SpaceX has successfully launched the first of at least three missions for Starlink competitor OneWeb, completing its 55th launch of the year in the process.

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BYD launches Atto 3 in Malaysia with starting price of $34,050

CN EV Post

BYD is offering the standard range and long-range versions of the Atto 3 in Malaysia at a starting price of Malaysia Ringgit 149,800 ($34,050) and 167,800 respectively. The post BYD launches Atto 3 in Malaysia with starting price of $34,050 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Sono Motors launches Hail Mary purchase campaign to keep Sion solar EV alive

Electrek

Hours after posting its Q3 2022 results, Sono Motors CEOs and cofounders Jona Christians and Laurin Hahn offered a public statement outlining the financial struggles of its Sion solar EV program, which now teeters on the edge of being scrapped so the company can focus on its revenue-generating B2B solar technology business.

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EV Charging Standards Guide

Setec Powerr

With the rapid development of electric vehicles, EV charging stations and other supporting industries are also developing rapidly. Many countries are also competing fiercely for EV charging standards, and currently, there are three main camps regarding charging standards for new energy vehicles.

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Volkswagen’s next-gen MEB+ platform offers faster charging, 125 miles of added range

Electrek

Volkswagen Group has shared a progress update outlining the development of its upcoming MEB+ EV platform. What was originally thought to be an upgrade to its current EV platform will actually arrive as the German automaker’s next-generation EV backbone.

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Tesla reportedly to shorten shifts at Shanghai plant

CN EV Post

In addition to shortening shifts, the onboarding process for some new employees at Tesla's Shanghai plant has been suspended, according to Bloomberg. The post Tesla reportedly to shorten shifts at Shanghai plant appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Tesla

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A new Tesla neighborhood launches with Powerwalls in Las Vegas

Electrek

A new ‘Tesla neighborhood’ has launched in Las Vegas with Tesla Powerwalls and solar power in every home. more…. The post A new Tesla neighborhood launches with Powerwalls in Las Vegas appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Model S Plaid, Long Range on car carriers spotted in Europe

Teslarati

Tesla Model S Plaid and Long Range units were spotted on car carriers in Europe recently as deliveries are set to begin any day.

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Tesla taps its head of China to take over Gigafactory Texas

Electrek

Tesla has reportedly tapped Tom Zhu, president of Tesla in China, to take over leadership of Gigafactory Texas as the factory is trying to ramp up production. more…. The post Tesla taps its head of China to take over Gigafactory Texas appeared first on Electrek.

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Kia Australia aims to treble EV6 sales in 2023 as it launches new GT halo version

The Driven EV News

Kia Australia expects to treble sales of its in-demand EV6 electric SUV in 2023, led by its new "halo" car, the high performance EV6 GT. The post Kia Australia aims to treble EV6 sales in 2023 as it launches new GT halo version appeared first on The Driven. EV News

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Elon Musk might need new Tesla-backed margin loans to support Twitter

Electrek

Elon Musk’s bankers are considering Tesla (TSLA) stock-backed margin loans to support Twitter, which is under heavy interest expenses. more…. The post Elon Musk might need new Tesla-backed margin loans to support Twitter appeared first on Electrek.

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Unique gamma-ray burst defies current formation theories

Innovation News Network

A long-duration gamma-ray burst, observed in 2021, has forced scientists to create a new model for certain type of bursts. The post Unique gamma-ray burst defies current formation theories appeared first on Innovation News Network. Space Astronomy Space Exploration

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Tesla (TSLA) faces more rumors that it is cutting production in China

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) is again facing rumors that it is cutting production in China amid lower demand, even after cutting prices on its electric vehicles. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) faces more rumors that it is cutting production in China appeared first on Electrek.

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Rivian opens R&D center in Serbia

Teslarati

Rivian opened a research and development (R&D) center in Belgrade, Serbia, the Development Agency of Serbia announced on Thursday.

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Hyundai E-GMP electric vehicles receive performance upgrades, extended driving range

Electrek

The Hyundai Motor Group’s electric vehicles, including the IONIQ 5 and Kia EV6 , are set to receive a performance upgrade. The automaker will use new silicon-carbide (SiC) power modules for its E-GMP platform to boost performance and driving range. more….

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DualFlow project receives £3m funding to develop energy conversion and storage technology

Innovation News Network

Learn about the DualFlow project, which has been awarded £3 million in funding to develop energy conversion and storage technology. The post DualFlow project receives £3m funding to develop energy conversion and storage technology appeared first on Innovation News Network. Energy Energy Storage

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Hyundai shares IONIQ 6 pricing and specs that do not include 53 kWh battery in UK

Electrek

Hyundai Motor UK has shared pricing and performance specs for both Premium and Ultimate trims of the upcoming IONIQ 6 streamliner. All versions of the IONIQ 6 currently coming to the UK feature the larger 77.4 kWh battery, providing the most range.

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