Mon.Sep 13, 2021

CARB: CA’s 100-station hydrogen refueling station target could be met by end of 2023

Green Car Congress

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has released the 2021 issue of its Annual Evaluation of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Deployment and Hydrogen Fuel Station Network Development , pursuant to the requirements of Assembly Bill 8 (2013). This report is the eighth annual publication.

Elio Motors pivots to 150-mile Elio-E EV, gasoline version still not canceled

Green Car Reports

Last week Elio Motors put a price on a 150-mile, fully electric version of its high-efficiency, three-wheeled car: $14,900.


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Citroën ë-Berlingo Van now available to order

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The Citroën ë-Berlingo Van is now available to order. The electric version of the Berlingo, the second biggest seller in its segment in Europe, offers a driving range of up to 275 km (WLTP) from its 50 kWh battery and a volume of up to 4.4m³.

Tesla’s Elon Musk shares brutally honest take on Dems’ revised EV proposal


Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shared a brutally honest take on the US Democrats’ revised EV tax credit proposal, which happens to be heavily pro-union.

Researchers use chemical looping process to produce hydrogen from hydrogen sulfide gas

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Researchers at The Ohio State University have used a chemical looping process to produce hydrogen from hydrogen sulfide gas—commonly called “sewer gas”.

Elon Musk claims Ford and auto worker union wrote the new electric car incentive bill


Tesla CEO Elon Musk commented on the new federal electric car incentive reform proposed by the Democrats, which includes a big benefit for unions. Musk alleged that Ford and the United Auto Workers union wrote the new piece of legislation.

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Russian mobile rapid charger manufacturer L-Charge raises more than $1.5 M

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L-Charge, a Russian manufacturer of mobile rapid charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, has raised investment of $1.5

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Albemarle estimates lithium market to grow at approximately 30% CAGR to 2025

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Albemarle, a leading global producer of lithium, bromine and catalyst solutions, expects lithium industry demand to reach 1.14 million MT LCE (lithium carbonate equivalent) by 2025—approaching approximately 30% CAGR—driven by increasing EV sales volumes and battery sizes.

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Tesla tried to charge $22,500 for new battery pack when a $5,000 repair did the trick


Tesla has tried to charge a Model S owner $22,500 for a battery pack replacement out of warranty, but a third-party shop was able to fix the issue for a fraction of that cost.

Study finds particulates from auxiliary vehicle heaters can be up to 1000 times higher than from idling gasoline engines

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Researchers from Tampere University and the University of Eastern Finland have found that the particulate emissions of auxiliary heaters can be up to a thousand times higher than the particulate emissions of idling gasoline vehicles. Their open-access study is published in the journal Atmosphere.

Tesla FSD Beta 10.1 would be capable of reversing maneuvers


Tesla CEO Elon Musk now announced an upcoming FSD Beta capability to make the driver-assist system operate even more humanlike. Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta is designed to be an eventual replacement for a competent human driver.

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ExxonMobil reports oil discovery at Pinktail, offshore Guyana

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ExxonMobil has made a discovery at Pinktail in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana. The Pinktail well encountered 220 feet (67 meters) of net pay in high quality hydrocarbon bearing sandstone reservoirs.

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EGEB: Illinois to shut all fossil fuel plants by 2045 and invest $580M a year in renewables


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The governor of Illinois will sign a bill tomorrow that will make the state a US clean energy leader. Here’s the Democrats’ plan for clean electricity in the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill.

2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge earns higher EPA range and efficiency vs. 2021

Green Car Reports

Recently-published EPA range and efficiency ratings for the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric crossover show increases over the 2021 model. Volvo hasn't confirmed any changes to range or efficiency for the 2022 XC40 Recharge, which largely carries over from its 2021 debut.

Tesla Autopilot results in decreased driver attention, new study finds


A new study based on MIT Advanced Vehicle Technology data found that Tesla Autopilot results in a noticeable decrease in driver attention when activated. more… The post Tesla Autopilot results in decreased driver attention, new study finds appeared first on Electrek.

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Lowest-priced EVs, Elio electric, Volvo XC40 Recharge range boost, Kia Sorento PHEV price: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Need a new electric car for well under $40,000? You have a lot of choices. The Volvo XC40 Recharge gets a range boost, and the Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid gets a price tag. And Elio is back with an EV—timeline, to be announced. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Electric car with extension and expandable solar offers a glimpse of future RV life


A new electric solar car project with a living extension and expandable solar panels is giving us a glimpse into what the future might hold for RV/van life. more… The post Electric car with extension and expandable solar offers a glimpse of future RV life appeared first on Electrek.

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2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid starts at $46,165, fits into growing family of electrified models

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The 2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid will start at $46,165 when it arrives at dealerships within the next few months, according to CarsDirect. That base price, which includes a mandatory $1,175 destination charge, is about $5,000 more than a comparable gasoline Sorento, the website said.

Missouri’s largest wind farm is shut off at night to protect bats – is this overkill?


Missouri’s largest wind farm has been switching off at night since April 19 to avoid killing endangered and threatened bats. Is this good environmental stewardship, or is it throwing out the baby with the bathwater?

Climate impact of lithium-ion batteries & how to measure it 

Electric Vehicles India

Climate impact of lithium-ion batteries & how to measure it . Lithium-ion batteries are something which everyone prefers over lead-acid batteries, since the last ten years its been seen used mostly mobiles to every electronic appliance.

NIO unveils ET7 sedan for Germany ahead of 2022 deliveries


NIO recently debuted its upcoming ET7 sedan in Germany, representing the EV’s European debut. While the Chinese automaker continues to roll out its electric ES8 SUV in Norway this month, we now know plans to expand further into Europe next year, beginning with Germany.

Why more offices should have EV chargers | EVBox

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The modern office has evolved dramatically since the beginning of the century. Employees gained more freedom than ever before, companies began competing on employee benefits beyond compensation and healthcare, and employee engagement became a common boardroom mantra. Infrastructure

Ola’s popular 70 mph electric scooters to be built entirely by women. Here’s why


Ola Electric’s CEO Bhavish Aggarwal keeps making waves in the industry with new revelations following the launch of the company’s highly anticipated S1 and S1 Pro high speed electric scooters. more… The post Ola’s popular 70 mph electric scooters to be built entirely by women.

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Skoda joins EV Experience Centre press release 

Electric Vehicles India

Skoda joins EV Experience Centre press release . Skoda in its press release said that after a successful partnership with Volkswagen for four years, we’re excited to be adding another Volkswagen Group member to the EV Experience Centre.

Eurobike 2021: Here are the top 20 coolest electric bikes we saw at the show!


After skipping a year due to the COVID19 Pandemic , Eurobike 2021 returned to Friedrichshafen, Germany, nearly two years to the day after the previous rendition of one of the world’s largest and most important bicycle trade shows.

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Volkswagen’s Tesla Model 3 Rival Seen Testing In The Alps


The fully-electric Passat equivalent will be here in two years' time out for Model 3 blood

5 reasons why EV chargers boost employee satisfaction | EVBox

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The automotive industry is on the brink of a new era. Today, one in ten vehicles sold in Europe is electric. By 2030, it’s estimated that there will be up to 240 million electric vehicles (EVs) on the roads worldwide. Infrastructure

US: BEV Market More Than Doubled Through July 2021


Tesla controls nearly two-thirds of the all-electric car market (by volume

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Could Sucking Up the Seafloor Solve Battery Shortage?

Cars That Think

Reeling from a crushing shortage of semiconductor chips for vehicles, carmakers also face another looming crisis: producing enough batteries to drive the global pivot towards electric vehicles.

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Elon Musk Emails Employees To Tell Them To ‘Go Super Hardcore’


He was referring to them ramping up work in order to have good Q3 delivery numbers


A Big Week for Energy and the Environment

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Incentives matter! Let’s get them right. This is a big week for energy and environmental policy in the world’s fifth largest economy and the republic it is part of – … Continue Reading A Big Week for Energy and the Environment

Tesla FSD V10 Released, Impresses Testers With Its Improvements


FSD V10 is now out, although it’s only for registered testers, not all Tesla drivers

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Segway’s $450 Ninebot ES2 electric scooter uses no gas to run errands, more in New Green Deals


Now that we’re being graced with cooler weather, across much of the US, it’s time to start getting back outdoors. Today, we’re taking a look at Segway’s Ninebot ES2 electric scooter , which lets you ride for over 15 miles on a single charge this fall.

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France: Tesla Model 3 Takes Plug-In Sales To New Record In August


Almost one in five new passenger cars sold were rechargeable

BYD Launches e-Platform 3.0 with the New Concept Car Ocean-X

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Shenzhen, China – On September 8, BYD officially launched the e-platform 3.0 for pure electric vehicles. With outstanding advantages in intelligence, efficiency, safety, and aesthetics, the e-platform 3.0

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GM And LG Are Working Around The Clock On Bolt EV Battery Recall


Some cars will get entirely new battery packs, others only new battery modules

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Volkswagen Introduces Over-the-Air Updates for all ID. Models

EV Obssesion

Volkswagen continues process of transformation into software-oriented mobility provider Free updates for ID.31, ID.42 and ID.4