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Northvolt to build 100 GWh/year cathode material plant in Sweden; reusing shuttered pulp and paper mill

Green Car Congress

Northvolt and Stora Enso recently signed a letter of intent on a purchase of the Kvarnsveden Mill and the surrounding industrial area in Borlänge, Sweden.

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Jeep and RAM Introducing EVs To Their Line-Up

Drive Electric

Jeep and RAM are stepping away from stuffing ludicrously giant engines into 4x4s, instead, deploying all-electric power. The first ever all-electric Jeep has been announced, and it will be launched in early 2023. Not only that, there will also be an all-electric RAM – two of them, in fact.

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OSU researchers find small particles from tires inhibit growth of organisms in freshwater, coastal estuaries

Green Car Congress

Small particles from tires inhibit the growth and cause adverse behavioral changes in organisms found in freshwater and coastal estuary ecosystems, according to two new Oregon State University studies.

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Calling all EV soldiers

Electric Auto Association

The Infrastructure roll out needs our help By Jim Stack, President of Electric Auto Association of Phoenix. Estimated Infrastructure bill allocations per resident.

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Queensland Pacific Metals enters binding supply agreement for up to 1M tonnes per year of nickel-containing limonite

Green Car Congress

Australia-based Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) has entered into a binding ore supply agreement with Société Le Nickel (SLN), a subsidiary of Eramet Group, up to 1,000,000 wet metric tonnes (wmt) of nickel-containing limonite ore per annum to QPM.

Tesla ramps hiring for Gigafactory Berlin after securing final environmental approval

Teslarati

A few days after Tesla secured the final environmental approval for Giga Berlin, the EV manufacturer ramps hiring for its factory in Germany. A quick search through Tesla’s career page reveals that the company has listed at least 50 new jobs in Grunheide, Brandenburg.

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TotalEnergies begins producing sustainable aviation fuel at its Normandy platform

Green Car Congress

France-based global energy company TotalEnergies’ Normandy platform has successfully started production of sustainable aviation fuel1 (SAF). This new site complements the biojet fuel production capacities of La Mède biorefinery (Bouches-du-Rhône) and the Oudalle plant (Seine-Maritime). This move enables TotalEnergies to meet demand from its customers and respond to French legislation, which calls for aircraft to use at least 1% SAF effective 1 January 2022.

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Here are the best electric bikes you can buy at every price level in March 2022

Electrek

While some outlets just scrape the web to hawk random e-bikes, Electrek has spent countless hours performing detailed hands-on testing of hundreds of electric bicycles. That has helped us find the best electric bikes on the market for just about any budget.

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President Zelensky confirms more Starlink shipments for Ukraine, invites Elon Musk to visit after the war

Teslarati

It appears that SpaceX is only getting started with its efforts in helping keep Ukraine connected to the internet despite the ongoing Russian invasion.

Future Cars: Concept EVs for 2023 and Beyond

Clean Fleet Report

A Quick Look at What Is on the Electric Horizon. Roll Call. Faraday Future FF 91. Jeep EV. Kia EV9. Lexus EV Sports Car. Mullen 5. Polestar Precept. Polestar 02. Sony Vision-S.

Tesla Supercharger fee gaffe results in Model 3 owner temporarily getting $600K bill

Teslarati

A Model 3 owner in China faced a shocking Supercharger bill after using Tesla’s proprietary rapid charging system in Shanghai.

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Registering for Utility Incentives Via Telematics – Latest Update

EV Club of CT

EV Club Follow Up with Eversource and UI Telematics is where the utility is able to communicate directly with the vehicle, as opposed to a smart charger, the latter being the basic design of the. Read more. Blog Electric Vehicles EV Charging Stations demand reponse EV Club CT Eversource telematics United Illuminating utility charging program

Volkswagen invests ~$2B in new manufacturing facility for Trinity sedan production

Teslarati

On March 4, 2022, Volkswagen (VW) Group’s Supervisory Board passed a resolution for the company’s new ~$2 billion Trinity factory. The resolution greenlit the construction of VW’s new manufacturing facility in Wolfsburg-Warmenau, near the company’s headquarters.

China: Plug-In Car Sales More Than Doubled In January 2022

InsideEVs

Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV is still strong at #1, but there are two BYD plug-in hybrids behind

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Rapid Acceleration of EV Adoption Needed to Meet State’s Goal

EV Club of CT

Time to Get Moving There have been any number of data-focused posts on this blog tracking the details of EV adoption in our state, not to mention references to the goals the state has set. Read more. Blog Data Electric Vehicles CT EV adoption goals EV adoption visual EV Club CT

Norway: BEV Sales Improved But PHEVs Shrunk By 75% In February 2022

InsideEVs

The top-selling models were Hyundai Ioniq 5, ahead of BMW iX and Audi Q4 e-tron

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Tesla Full Self Driving (FSD) — What Is It Not So Good Doing?

CleanTechnica

What I’ve learned using it for 6 weeks and 2000 miles For the last six weeks I’ve been using Full Self-Driving (Beta) both for local and long-distance driving — virtually all the time.

Numerous Ford Mustang Mach-E Trims No Longer Able To Be Ordered

InsideEVs

Ford has reportedly stopped taking orders for the Mach-E Premium and California Route 1

Elon Musk On Tesla’s AI Leadership & Idea To Make Traffic Lights Smarter

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk shared some interesting tweets about Tesla’s AI this weekend, and even a cool idea that would bring innovation to those old traffic lights that take forever to change at 2:00 am even though no one else is around. I think we’ve all been in that situation. Beta 10.12

Report: Tesla Owner In China Faces Shocking $600,000 Supercharging Bill

InsideEVs

Reportedly, it was due to a bug in the back-end systems

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Volkswagen Chooses Wolfsburg For $2.2 Billion EV Plant

InsideEVs

Construction is set to begin in spring 2023

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Kia EV6 Vs Tesla Model Y? Seasoned Tesla Owners Compare EVs

InsideEVs

What do long-time Tesla owners think of the Kia EV6? Would they buy it

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Tesla Autopilot Detects Crash And Steers Around Car To Reduce Damage

InsideEVs

A Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot reportedly steered away from another car during a collision

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Tesla Model Y Owner Reviews Ford Mustang Mach-E

InsideEVs

How does the Mach-E stack up against his Model Y

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Top Automotive Trends To Look For In 2022

InsideEVs

They appear to come straight from Tesla's playbook

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