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Mitsui signs MOU with Atlas Lithium for up to 100% of production from Atlas’ planned concentrate plant

Green Car Congress

Atlas Lithium Corporation, a US-based mineral exploration company focused on lithium and other battery metals in Brazil, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mitsui & Co.,

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Shell buys Volta network and its free EV charging

Green Car Reports

Volta, a charging company distinguished by its partly free, partly ad-supported EV charging, announced Wednesday that it will be acquired by oil giant Shell.

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NASA awarding Boeing $425M over 7 years for Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project; Transonic Truss-Braced Wing concept

Green Car Congress

NASA has issued an award to The Boeing Company for the agency’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project, which seeks to inform a potential new generation of green single-aisle airliners.

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Racing tech may bring efficient in-wheel motors into more EVs

Green Car Reports

Elaphe and McLaren are partnering to marry the former's in-wheel motor tech with the latter's racing expertise.

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Nikola launches 700 bar mobile hydrogen fueler for fuel cell electric vehicles

Green Car Congress

Nikola Corporation has developed a heavy-duty, 700 bar (10,000 psi) hydrogen mobile fueler capable of direct fueling hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). Nikola’s mobile fueler program includes its own mobile fuelers as well as a number of third-party mobile fuelers, which will provide Nikola’s customers with a variety of flexible fueling options.

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Test drive review: 2023 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe wears plug-in hybrid off-road crown

Green Car Reports

The Jeep Wrangler is a no-holds-barred off-road machine that aims to go around, over, or through whatever’s in front of it, regardless of terrain. The plug-in hybrid variant? Same deal.

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CATL extends strategic partnership with NIO, signs integrated chassis cooperation with NETA

Green Car Congress

Leading battery manufacturer CATL and EV maker NIO have signed a five-year comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement. The comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement further deepens CATL's strategic partnership with NIO. The two parties will advance technological cooperation in new brands, new projects and new markets, improve supply-demand coordination, propel overseas expansion, and develop the business model centering on long service life batteries.

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Urbix and SK On in joint development agreement for high-performance anode materials

Green Car Congress

US-based graphite processor Urbix ( earlier post ) announced a Joint Development Agreement with global EV battery developer and manufacturer SK On (SKO). The new strategic partnership will see the companies collaborate to develop industrialized anode materials that will be incorporated into SKO’s advanced lithium-ion batteries used in its US gigafactories.

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Tesla Model 3 tows boat 3200km on epic road trip costing half the price of diesel

The Driven EV News

Have EVs killed the road trip? Absolutely not! We towed a boat on a 3,200km return trip from Sydney to Tasmania, towing a boat - at half the cost of diesel. The post Tesla Model 3 tows boat 3200km on epic road trip costing half the price of diesel appeared first on The Driven.

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Stellantis and Terrafame agree on low-carbon nickel sulfate supply for EV batteries

Green Car Congress

Stellantis N.V. and Terrafame Ltd. signed a supply agreement for nickel sulfate to be used in electric vehicle (EV) batteries. Beginning in 2025, Finland-based Terrafame will supply Stellantis with nickel sulfate over the five-year term of the agreement. The Terrafame agreement is a part of Stellantis’ aggressive strategy and will cover a significant portion of the needs for sustainable regionally sourced nickel.

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The Home Depot is putting rooftop solar on its stores

Electrek

The Home Depot is going to install 13 megawatts of rooftop solar on 25 of its stores. more… The post The Home Depot is putting rooftop solar on its stores appeared first on Electrek.

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Ford receives DOE HPC4Mfg award to optimize process for electrode drying in battery manufacturing

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a $1.8-million investment from the High-Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) program for six teams which will tap into the US National Laboratories’ high-performance computing (HPC) resources to help manufacturers streamline their processes, increase their productivity, and lower their carbon footprint.

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Tesla Semi takes center stage in Frito Lay’s mutli-million dollar sustainability initiative

Teslarati

As a part of Frito-Lay’s massive sustainability transformation initiative at its facility in Modesto, California, the Tesla Semi took center stage in the company’s efforts to make its operations eco-friendly.

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Ballard partners with Adani to develop a hydrogen fuel cell truck for mining & transportation in India

Green Car Congress

Ballard Power Systems signed an agreement to launch a pilot project to develop a hydrogen fuel cell electric truck (FCET) for mining logistics and transportation with Adani Enterprises Limited (AEL), part of the diversified Adani portfolio of companies, and Ashok Leyland. The hydrogen-powered mining truck will weigh 55 tons, have three hydrogen tanks, a 200-km working range, and be powered by Ballard’s 120 kW PEM fuel cell technology.

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Audi wins lawsuit against NIO in Germany over ES6 and ES8 naming

CN EV Post

A German court has ruled that the NIO ES6 and ES8 sound too similar to Audi's existing S6 and S8 models. The post Audi wins lawsuit against NIO in Germany over ES6 and ES8 naming appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO Audi Lawsuit

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ZeroAvia successfully completes first flight of world’s largest hydrogen-electric plane [Video]

Electrek

Less than a month after receiving a permit to fly from the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), hydrogen-electric plane developer ZeroAvia has successfully completed the first flight of its 19-passenger aircraft.

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ARK Invest’s Cathie Wood predicts Tesla’s fivefold growth in the next 5 years

Teslarati

Very few Tesla bulls could hold a candle to ARK Invest’s Cathie Wood when it comes to optimistic forecasts about the electric vehicle maker. And in recent comments, Wood noted that her conviction in Tesla remains as strong as ever.

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Major Tesla investor says Elon Musk threw TSLA shareholders under the bus to buy Twitter

Electrek

Ross Gerber, a major and vocal Tesla investor, says Elon Musk broke the Tesla stock when he sold it to buy Twitter. more… The post Major Tesla investor says Elon Musk threw TSLA shareholders under the bus to buy Twitter appeared first on Electrek.

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EVs could provide entire global short-term grid storage needs by 2030, study finds

The Driven EV News

Study finds that just a fraction of EV users using vehicle-to-grid technology could meet world's entire short-term battery capacity needs. The post EVs could provide entire global short-term grid storage needs by 2030, study finds appeared first on The Driven.

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Hertz just launched a major EV rollout program for US cities

Electrek

Hertz is rolling out its EV fleet to cities across the US in a program called Hertz Electrifies, and it’s kicking off in Denver. more… The post Hertz just launched a major EV rollout program for US cities appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX to ship Starship ‘deluge’ hardware from Florida to Starbase

Teslarati

SpaceX appears to be preparing to ship a huge collection of hardware – including parts of a possible launch deluge system – from Florida to Texas.

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Polestar 3 proves EVs don’t need front grilles, going from ‘breathing to seeing’

Electrek

Polestar is defying the odds in the new era of electric vehicles. The company’s first electric SUV, the Polestar 3 , is, indeed, a vehicle for the modern era, proving EVs don’t need a front grille with what it calls the “SmartZone.”

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Tesla Germany’s base Model Y gets longer delivery estimate after price cuts

Teslarati

Tesla Giga Berlin is already moving relatively quickly for an electric vehicle factory built by a foreign automaker in Germany, but following the company’s recent round of price cuts, the facility would have to move faster.

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Audi defeats NIO in court over electric vehicle naming scheme

Electrek

Audi took Chinese EV maker NIO to court and won over the naming of its electric vehicles. The Munich Regional Court ruled that the name of NIO’s EV models were too similar and could be confused with an electric Audi.

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Tesla price cuts are under-appreciated, investors should buy shares: Piper Sandler

Teslarati

Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) price cuts are being labeled as under-appreciated by analysts at Piper Sandler, who are indicating investors “should be “proactively buying” shares.

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Chevy Bolt cheap? This Chinese knockoff is a third the price, readying for export

Electrek

The BYD Seagull looks a lot like the venerable Chevy Bolt EV , but comes in at a literal fraction of the price… but with a fraction of the specs as well.

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Let buyers jump the queue for electric cars by importing them directly

The Driven EV News

"Parallel importing" would increase supply and increase competition in the market for new and used electric vehicles overnight. The post Let buyers jump the queue for electric cars by importing them directly appeared first on The Driven. EV News Policy

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Tesla ramps up communications as Elon Musk becomes more controversial

Electrek

Data shows that Tesla has significantly ramped up its own external communications over the last few months as Elon Musk becomes more controversial. more… The post Tesla ramps up communications as Elon Musk becomes more controversial appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX launches first Starlink mission of 2023 after eight delays

Teslarati

A Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched SpaceX’s Starlink 2-4 mission after seven delays pushed it from November 2022 to January 2023.

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VinFast looks to keep pace with Tesla with new promotions

Electrek

VinFast is quickly expanding its brand as demand for electric vehicles continues soaring. However, with Tesla’s aggressive price cuts, will the EV maker be able to keep up? To remain competitive, VinFast said it would introduce new promotions Tuesday.

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The Lisa Was Apple’s Best Failure

Cars That Think

Happy 40th Birthday to Lisa! The Apple Lisa computer, that is. In celebration of this milestone, the Computer History Museum has received permission from Apple to release the source code to the Lisa, including its system and applications software. You can access the Lisa source code here.

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GM sees a compact electric pickup truck as its next opportunity after Silverado EV

Electrek

General Motors (GM) is contemplating releasing a compact electric pickup that would make the Silverado EV look like a giant. more… The post GM sees a compact electric pickup truck as its next opportunity after Silverado EV appeared first on Electrek.

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The year ahead: Electric vehicle technology trends

Innovation News Network

Dr Hadi Moztarzadeh details the impact the economic climate will have on automotive production and demand globally. The post The year ahead: Electric vehicle technology trends appeared first on Innovation News Network. Electric Vehicles The Innovation Platform Issue 13

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Wild 3-wheeled electric vehicle teetering on brink of bankruptcy. Here’s why

Electrek

Arcimoto was once the darling of the electric vehicle startup world, riding a green wave of EV investments to a $1 billion valuation in 2021. But the Eugene, Oregon-based electric automaker has since experienced a slow and arduous fall from grace.

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Twitter bans third-party clients in developer term update

Teslarati

Twitter updated its developer rules to ban third-party clients on Thursday following the recent blocking of several apps’ access to the platform this week.

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Alpine CEO sees US as crucial market, will bring two ‘Porsche-like’ EV models stateside

Electrek

Renault’s revived sports car brand Alpine could make a huge resurgence this decade through ambitious production and sales goals under the marque’s CEO Laurent Rossi.

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News: Corvette Adds Electric Power to Boost Performance

Clean Fleet Report

News: Corvette Adds Electric Power to Boost Performance Hybrid E-Ray Is a 70 th Birthday Present & Future Direction Indicator The 2024 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray is something old and something new for the brand. The old is a legacy thing for what’s been the halo Chevy since 1953.

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