Fri.Jan 08, 2021

Researchers demonstrate efficient electrochemical reduction of CO2 to C2+ alcohols

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Researchers in China led by a team from Fudan University have demonstrated the electrochemical reduction of CO 2 toward C 2+ alcohols with a faradaic efficiency of ~70% using copper (Cu) catalysts with stepped sites.

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GM rebrands itself around EVs, launches “Generation E” ad campaign

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General Motors has announced a new advertising campaign centered around an “inflection point moment” it sees in electric vehicles.

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EV battery test simulation technique helps OEM overcome fast-charge challenge

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Advanced engineering company D2H Advanced Technologies has delivered a project for a major vehicle manufacturer that solves a known charging issue with a production electric vehicle (EV).

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Hyundai and Apple are in talks to jointly develop self-driving electric cars

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Hyundai has disclosed that it’s among the companies vying for a potential tie-up with Apple that would result in jointly developed autonomous electric cars. “Apple is in negotiations with multiple global automakers. Hyundai is one of them and we are in early stages of talks.

Atlanta’s MARTA orders 6 Xcelsior CHARGE 40-foot electric buses from New Flyer

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Order marks MARTA’s first electric bus purchase from New Flyer, joins over 40 North American agencies with active zero-emission bus programs supported by New Flyer. New Flyer of America Inc. announced that the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has awarded New Flyer with a new order for six Xcelsior CHARGE zero-emission, battery-electric forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses.

Lucid is considering an electric-car plant in Saudi Arabia

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Lucid Motors is in talks to build an electric-car factory near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Bloomberg first reported Thursday. This would be Lucid's second factory, alongside the Arizona plant that is scheduled to start churning out Air luxury sedans this spring.

Toyota Australia and BHP piloting converted electric LandCruiser

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Toyota Australia has partnered with BHP to trial a battery electric (BEV) LandCruiser 70 Series at a WA mine site.

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Continental Mobility Study 2020 finds many people still have doubts about EVs

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The Continental Mobility Study 2020 shows that enthusiasm for electric cars is strong in China, while reservations still need to be overcome in Germany, France, the US and Japan. The study also shows that acceptance of electric mobility has increased in all five countries surveyed in recent years.

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Hyundai and Apple, Geely and Baidu, Lucid and Saudi Arabia: Today’s Car News

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Two tech giants possibly pairing up with major automakers could change the shape of electric vehicles and mobility later in the decade. And Lucid might build cars in Saudi Arabia. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Volvo Cars to triple electric car production capacity in Ghent after strong year of electrified car sales

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Volvo Cars is tripling electric car manufacturing capacity at its plant in Ghent, Belgium as it prepares to meet fast growing demand for its Recharge line-up of chargeable cars.

Roskill: Europe will still need to import more than 50% of Li-ion cathode materials from Asia by 2025

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The EU says it could be self-sufficient in EV batteries by 2025. However, despite Europe’s fast-expanding capacity of Li-ion battery production, its cathode materials production capacity is struggling to keep up.

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Swiss haulier acquires Renault Trucks electric truck with solar panels to power refrigeration unit

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Swiss haulier Rhyner Logistik has just acquired a Renault Trucks 26-ton D Wide Z.E. electric truck to supply Denner supermarkets. As part of this approach, the Swiss haulier has also fitted solar panels onto the body of its electric truck to power the refrigeration unit.

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Study: Energy sorghum may combine best of annual, perennial bioenergy crops

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Large perennial grasses such as miscanthus are a primary target for use as bioenergy crops because of their sustainability advantages, but they take several years to establish and aren’t ideal for crop rotation. Maize and other annual crops are easier to manage with traditional farming, but they are tougher on the environment.

Renewable diesel producer AltAir settles with ARB over LCFS violations

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The California Air Resources Board announced a settlement with AltAir-Paramount, LLC addressing reporting violations under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The settlement is valued at $132,500. AltAir produces renewable diesel and renewable jet fuel from tallow at its facility in Paramount, CA. CARB staff determined that Altair made unauthorized changes to quarterly and annual reports, reclassifying certain fuel volumes and adding previously unreported gasoline sales.