Mon.Sep 26, 2022

Cummins unveils fourth-generation fuel cell at IAA

Green Car Congress

Cummins revealed its fourth-generation hydrogen fuel cell engine at IAA. Designed to meet the duty-cycle, performance and packaging requirements of medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses, the fuel cell technology is available in 135 kW single and 270 kW dual modules. 135 kW fuel cell system.

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Review: 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV showcases the brand’s best

Green Car Reports

The redesigned 2023 Outlander plug-in hybrid is Mitsubishi’s most important vehicle. Not in terms of sales volume, performance, or even competitive efficiency: Instead, the three-row SUV showcases Mitsubishi’s potential moving forward.

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MARAD launches 16-month study on alternative fuels and power options for Great Lakes shipping

Green Car Congress

The US Maritime Administration (MARAD)—the US Department of Transportation agency responsible for the US waterborne transportation system— launched a 16-month study exploring low-carbon options for shipping on the Great Lakes.

Tesla Semi electric trucks spotted being shipped around ahead of deliveries

Electrek

Several Tesla Semi electric trucks have been spotted being shipped around the country ahead of the long-awaited start of deliveries. more…. The post Tesla Semi electric trucks spotted being shipped around ahead of deliveries appeared first on Electrek.

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Umicore inaugurates CAM plant in Poland; complete battery materials value chain in Europe

Green Car Congress

Umicore last week inaugurated its carbon-neutral production facility for cathode active materials (CAM) for electric vehicles in Nysa, Poland. This makes Umicore the first company in Europe with a complete circular and sustainable battery materials value chain.

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SpaceX produces 1M Starlink terminals ~19 months after preorders opened

Teslarati

Starlink’s ramp is accelerating, and it is getting undeniable. Just around 19 months since opening pre-orders for the satellite internet system, SpaceX has produced 1 million Starlink terminals.

PNNL process extracts magnesium salt from seawater using laminar coflow

Green Car Congress

Researchers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the University of Washington (UW) have developed a simple way to isolate a pure magnesium salt, a feedstock for magnesium metal, from seawater. The new method flows two solutions side-by-side in a long stream.

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Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team trial of HVO100 for European land freight reduces CO2 emissions by 89%

Green Car Congress

The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team recently concluded a trial in the use of biofuels in 16 Mercedes Actros Gigaspace race trucks for the final three races of the European season.

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NIO takes stake in Australian lithium firm Greenwing, sending latter's share price soaring over 60%

CN EV Post

NIO, through its wholly owned subsidiary Blue Northstar Limited, has agreed to pay A$12 million to Greenwing in a strategic financing deal. The post NIO takes stake in Australian lithium firm Greenwing, sending latter's share price soaring over 60% appeared first on CnEVPost.

Rio Tinto and Shougang Group to explore steel decarbonization solutions

Green Car Congress

Rio Tinto and Shougang Group , one of the world’s top 10 steel producers, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote research, design and implementation of low-carbon solutions for the steel value chain. The MoU’s focus areas include low-carbon sintering technology, blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF) optimization , and carbon capture and utilization (CCU).

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A fire broke out at Tesla Gigafactory Berlin; locals call for production stop

Electrek

A fire broke out at Tesla Gigafactory Berlin’s recycling plant in the early hours of the morning, and now a local group that has been fighting the project is using the fire to call for stopping production. more….

U-M leads new DOE-funded research center for ceramic ion conductors; MUSIC

Green Car Congress

A new $10.95-million research center, led by Michigan Engineering and funded by the US Department of Energy, will focus on understanding an emerging branch of science involving mechanical and chemical phenomena that affect advanced battery designs.

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China extends NEV purchase tax exemption until end of 2023 in official announcement

CN EV Post

Three Chinese government departments announced in a joint statement that NEVs purchased between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023 will be exempt from purchase taxes. The post China extends NEV purchase tax exemption until end of 2023 in official announcement appeared first on CnEVPost.

Chevron and MOECO to collaborate on Advanced Closed Loop geothermal technology

Green Car Congress

Chevron New Energies, and Mitsui Oil Exploration (MOECO) signed a Joint Collaboration Agreement to explore the technical and commercial feasibility of advanced geothermal power generation in Japan. Building on Chevron and MOECO’s long-standing relationship, the new collaboration will study geothermal resource potential across Japan and will evaluate the effectiveness of Advanced Closed Loop (ACL) technology for a future joint pilot project in Japan.

SEA Electric to double output of Australian electric truck factory

The Driven EV News

SEA Electric's Dandenong truck factory to doubled its output thanks to planned expansion, and will add V2G facilities. The post SEA Electric to double output of Australian electric truck factory appeared first on The Driven. Electric Transport EV News Top News electric trucks SEA Electric

Volkswagen’s PowerCo forms new partnership to produce battery materials for 2.2M EVs 

Electrek

Volkswagen’s new battery company, PowerCo, announced Monday that it would be forming a joint venture with Umicore to produce battery materials for around 2.2 million EVs.

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H2X Warrego hydrogen fuel cell Ford Ranger breaks cover, Aussie production soon

EV Central

The first prototype of the hydrogen fuel cell Ford Ranger ute dubbed the Warrego by its developer, the Australian start-up H2X Global, has hit the road in the Netherlands.

Xiaomi-backed startup unveils electric sports car priced under $42,000

CN EV Post

The electric sports car, called SC01, will be available for official orders starting in the third quarter of 2023, with deliveries beginning in the fourth quarter of next year. The post Xiaomi-backed startup unveils electric sports car priced under $42,000 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Report: Nikola Badger fuel-cell pickup would have relied almost entirely on GM

Green Car Reports

The now-cancelled Nikola Badger hydrogen fuel-cell pickup truck was to be manufactured by General Motors with Nikola's tech, but the latter had virtually nothing to do with the engineering of the truck, according to testimony from a GM executive.

NIO forms strategic partnership with local architecture service provider

CN EV Post

L&A Design said it will be responsible for the design and on-site management services for NIO's electric vehicle industrial parks in multiple regions. The post NIO forms strategic partnership with local architecture service provider appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Rivian shows off R1T and EDV service vehicles capable of handling 80% of all repairs

Teslarati

Rivian has shared a preview of its dedicated R1T and EDV service vehicles. The custom-built service units are designed to handle up to 80% of all repairs right in customers’ driveways. A video of the R1T and EDV service vehicles being outfitted was initially shared by Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe.

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Tenways CGO800S belt-drive commuter electric bike review: A lot to like!

Electrek

After having previously tested out Tenways’ first single-speed electric bicycle last year, I was excited to give the brand’s newest model a try. Now that I’ve spent some good saddle time on the Tenways CGO800S , here’s what I think about this new ride. more….

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review, Tesla CCS adapter, Nikola Badger postmortem: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla models in the U.S. and Canada can fast-charge at a wider range of stations. The Nikola Badger hydrogen fuel-cell pickup would have essentially been a GM product, according to testimony. And how well does the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid rival the Toyota RAV4 Prime?

World’s largest scenario database for automated vehicles opens to public

Innovation News Network

Experts have launched credit-based public access to the largest public store of scenarios for testing automated vehicles. The post World’s largest scenario database for automated vehicles opens to public appeared first on Innovation News Network. Technology Artificial Intelligence

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More than half of all new trucks will be electric by 2035: report

The Driven EV News

More than half of all newly registered trucks in Europe, the US and China will be electric by 2035, new report says. The post More than half of all new trucks will be electric by 2035: report appeared first on The Driven. Electric Transport EV News electric trucks

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New method to extract magnesium from seawater

Innovation News Network

Researchers have developed a new method to extract magnesium from seawater to assist the US’ transition to clean energy. The post New method to extract magnesium from seawater appeared first on Innovation News Network. Energy Critical Raw Materials Green Energy

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Why are there so many conflicting reports on Tesla’s Giga Berlin battery plans?

Teslarati

Tesla is putting Giga Berlin’s battery plans on hold. Tesla is moving forward with Giga Berlin’s battery plans.

UK Space Agency awards two projects £4m to combat space junk

Innovation News Network

The UK Space Agency is financing two UK-based companies – ClearSpace and Astroscale – £4m to tackle hazardous space junk. The post UK Space Agency awards two projects £4m to combat space junk appeared first on Innovation News Network. Space Space Debris Space Technology

Starlink is now activated in Iran

Teslarati

Starlink is now activated in Iran despite the Iranian regime’s attempts to keep its citizens offline and disconnected from the outside world. Karim Sadjadpour, a Senior Fellow at Carnegie Endow, and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, spoke with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

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Exciting discovery of a ‘heat wave’ in Jupiter’s atmosphere

Innovation News Network

Scientists at the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency have unexpectedly discovered a planetary scale ‘heat wave’ in Jupiter’s atmosphere. The post Exciting discovery of a ‘heat wave’ in Jupiter’s atmosphere appeared first on Innovation News Network. Space Space Exploration

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Tesla Giga Berlin critics demand production halt after cardboard fire

Teslarati

A fire broke out on the premises of Tesla Gigafactory Berlin, prompting longtime critics of the Germany-based electric vehicle factory to call for an immediate halt to the plan’s activities. The incident happened on early Monday morning.

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How does air pollution affect where you live?

Innovation News Network

New research suggests that the impacts of air pollution differ drastically depending on the location where the pollutants are emitted. The post How does air pollution affect where you live? appeared first on Innovation News Network. Environment Climate Change Pollution

Sounds of silence: How quiet are heavy duty electric trucks?

The Driven EV News

The buzzword at the latest IAA transportation expo in Hanover is electric, and the comparative quiet has been a main selling point. The post Sounds of silence: How quiet are heavy duty electric trucks? appeared first on The Driven. Electric Work Vehicles EV News

Ford ramps up efforts in China's EV market with new operating entity

CN EV Post

The Ford Mustang Mach-E has sold 2,098 units in China so far since deliveries began in the country late last year. The post Ford ramps up efforts in China's EV market with new operating entity appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry Ford Mustang Mach-E

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Hydrogen-powered Warrego electric ute going to Europe first

The Driven EV News

Hydrogen fuel cell ute from H2X takes critical steps towards production, but will be made available to the European market, first. The post Hydrogen-powered Warrego electric ute going to Europe first appeared first on The Driven. Electric Transport Electric Work Vehicles EV News

XPeng gains over 8% in Hong Kong after CEO adds 2.2 million ADSs

CN EV Post

XPeng chairman and CEO He Xiaopeng spent about $30 million to buy additional ADSs of the EV maker. The post XPeng gains over 8% in Hong Kong after CEO adds 2.2 million ADSs appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. XPeng Market Recap

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Towing With Ford F-150 Lightning A "Total Disaster," Owner Finds

InsideEVs

Tyler Hoover from the "Hoovies Garage" YouTube channel was shocked to see the range cut in half even when towing an empty trailer

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