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Nissan introducing Serena with 2nd-generation e-POWER system in Japan

Green Car Congress

Nissan launched the fully-revamped Serena in Japan. Sales of gasoline-powered models will start this winter, and e-POWER models are to start in spring. The Serena features the second-generation e-POWER system, now equipped with an all-new, specially developed 1.4 L engine.

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Caterpillar shows how to scale up EVs with mammoth mining truck

Green Car Reports

As automakers aim to produce more electric cars and trucks, Caterpillar has shown that battery-electric powertrains can scale up to something much larger.

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Rolls-Royce and EasyJet mark first run of modern aero engine on hydrogen

Green Car Congress

Rolls-Royce and easyJet report the world’s first run of a modern aero engine on hydrogen. The ground test was conducted on an early concept demonstrator using green hydrogen created by wind and tidal power.

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Chevy FNR-XE electric sedan concept takes Ultium to cars

Green Car Reports

GM’s Ultium has reached China, with the Chevrolet FNR-XE Concept EV revealed last week. The concept, which was developed in Shanghai, was shown as part of GM’s Tech Day for China.

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DOE: Light-Duty PEVs in US traveled 19B miles on electricity in 2021; less than 1% of total VMT

Green Car Congress

All-electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) traveled a combined 19.1 billion miles on electricity in 2021, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). This includes all miles traveled in EVs and the electric portion of miles traveled in PHEVs.

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Mercedes electric vans may raise the efficiency bar, test suggests

Green Car Reports

Mercedes-Benz has revealed some very encouraging efficiency news for its upcoming eSprinter electric vans, set to be built in South Carolina later in 2023—and for the carbon footprint of the companies they’ll be serving.

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Fusion Fuel and Electus Energy to develop 75 MW green hydrogen project in Bakersfield, California; Fusion Fuel’s first US project

Green Car Congress

Fusion Fuel and Electus Energy have entered into an exclusive joint venture agreement to develop a large-scale green hydrogen project in Bakersfield, California. The proposed project is a roughly 75 MW solar-to-hydrogen facility using Fusion Fuel’s HEVO technology ( earlier post ), capable of producing up to 9,300 tons of green hydrogen per annum including nighttime operation.

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Construction to start on Keliber’s lithium refinery; €588M investment in full project

Green Car Congress

Finland-based Keliber’s long-planned lithium project is progressing into the construction phase, as preparatory work on the lot of the lithium hydroxide refinery will be kicked off before Christmas. The refinery will be built in Kokkola Industrial Park (KIP), and it will produce lithium hydroxide.

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Chevy electric sedan, US-bound VinFast, Caterpillar mining truck: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

VinFast VF 8 EVs are on the way to the U.S. Caterpillar makes a very, very large electric truck. And GM points to what Ultium electric sedans might look like. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Wärtsilä partners with Hycamite to develop technology for onboard production of hydrogen from LNG

Green Car Congress

The technology group Wärtsilä has entered into a joint development agreement with Hycamite TCD Technologies , a privately-owned Finnish company specializing in the development of technology for the thermo-catalytic decomposition (TCD) of methane to produce clean hydrogen and solid carbon.

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China NEV insurance registrations in 4th week of Nov: BYD 38,480, Tesla 16,121, NIO 3,759

CN EV Post

NIO vehicles registered 3,759 insurance units in the fourth week of November, compared to 2,852, 3,124 and 3,325 units in the previous three weeks. The post China NEV insurance registrations in 4th week of Nov: BYD 38,480, Tesla 16,121, NIO 3,759 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Hyundai Mobis to invest $926M in EV systems plant in Georgia

Green Car Congress

Hyundai Mobis plans to invest $926 million in an Electric Vehicle (EV) Power Electric system plant in Bryan County that will eventually employ at least 1,500 people. The EV Power Electric system plant will expand Hyundai Mobis’ current footprint in Georgia. Hyundai Mobis has operated a manufacturing facility with almost 1,200 employees in West Point since 2009 as the largest Tier 1 supplier to Kia Georgia.

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First batch of Lordstown Endurance EV pickups leaving Ohio Foxconn plant for delivery

Electrek

It’s an exciting day for electric truck enthusiasts, with Lordstown Motors (RIDE) announcing its Endurance EV pickup has achieved full homologation. The first batch of 500 EV pickup trucks is leaving its Ohio Foxconn facility en route for customer delivery. more….

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UK consortium awarded £7.7 million to develop hydrogen storage using depleted uranium

Green Car Congress

A UK consortium has been awarded £7.7 million (US$9.3 million) from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio (NZIP) of the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to develop a hydrogen storage demonstrator, in which hydrogen is absorbed on a depleted uranium bed, which can then release the hydrogen when needed for use. The consortium includes the University of Bristol, EDF UK, UKAEA and Urenco.

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Another US state adds electric bike subsidy, this time with up to $1,700 rebate

Electrek

Electric bicycles are quickly proving to be one of the best ways to get drivers out of cars while still providing fast, efficient personal transportation. And rebate programs that help reduce the cost of expensive e-bikes are now making them more affordable than ever before. more….

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Sodium-ion batteries expected in EVs with ranges of up to 500 km, CATL exec says

CN EV Post

A CATL executive's words imply that initial sodium-ion batteries used in production vehicles may not abandon the use of lithium altogether, but rather a mix of the two. The post Sodium-ion batteries expected in EVs with ranges of up to 500 km, CATL exec says appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Tesla updates mobile app with a good feature for lazy owners, and more

Electrek

Tesla has released a new update to its mobile app that adds a good feature for lazy owners, like myself, and a change in the back end that points to an upcoming feature. more…. The post Tesla updates mobile app with a good feature for lazy owners, and more appeared first on Electrek.

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Morgan Stanley expects lithium prices to see inflection point in 2023

CN EV Post

Morgan Stanley sees the price of lithium carbonate in China falling to $47,500 per ton in the second half of 2023, implying a 35 percent drop from the current spot. The post Morgan Stanley expects lithium prices to see inflection point in 2023 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Tesla (TSLA) investors see negative impact of Elon Musk’s Twitter antics lasting on them

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) investors see the negative impact of Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition lasting on the company going forward. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) investors see negative impact of Elon Musk’s Twitter antics lasting on them appeared first on Electrek.

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Lordstown Endurance pickup truck achieves full homologation

EV Specifications

Lordstown Endurance - the full-size battery-electric pickup truck - has achieved full homologation and is now a step close to starting sales. Certification has been received from both the EPA and CARB.

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Is Tesla’s total dominance of the electric vehicle market coming to an end?

The Driven EV News

New report looks at Tesla's declining share of the EV market as cheaper alternatives start to make an impact. The post Is Tesla’s total dominance of the electric vehicle market coming to an end? appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News

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Stellantis and its US dealerships move toward electrification

EV Specifications

Stellantis and its dealership network across the United States are driving toward their electrified future.

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This UK classic-car EV conversion company is coming to the US

Electrek

UK-based classic-car EV conversion specialist company Electrogenic has partnered up with companies in Vermont and Texas to serve classic car enthusiasts in the US who want to drive electric. more…. The post This UK classic-car EV conversion company is coming to the US appeared first on Electrek.

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NIO reaches 100 swap stations in Shanghai

CN EV Post

As of today, NIO's battery swap station network has completed its initial coverage of all districts in Shanghai. The post NIO reaches 100 swap stations in Shanghai appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO NIO Power Tracker Battery Swap

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Battery swapping electric scooter company Gogoro adds another country to its list

Electrek

Gogoro , the battery swapping giant known for its iconic green and black batteries, has just announced that it is expanding to yet another country. The Philippines will be the next destination on Gogoro’s growing world map of battery-swapping destinations. more….

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Take a detailed look at 7 types of energy storage batteries

Setec Powerr

With the worldwide emphasis on renewable energy sources such as solar and wind, energy storage has become an essential solution for grid stability and reliability. Not only that, but energy storage is also an important research direction in the field of electric vehicles.

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VW reportedly in talks with Foxconn, Magna to manufacture Scout brand EVs

Electrek

Following an announcement in May that it would be reviving its off-road Scout brand for an all-electric future, Volkswagen is reportedly in talks with contract manufacturer Foxconn to help manufacture the vehicles. Additionally, VW is considering Magna Steyr as another notable option. more….

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Lithium prices losing momentum to climb higher

CN EV Post

Lithium carbonate prices have stopped rising for the first time in nearly 18 weeks, with buyers in a growing wait-and-see mood and sellers starting to loosen their offers. The post Lithium prices losing momentum to climb higher appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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What the US car insurance industry really thinks about EVs – and how to get the best policy

Electrek

This is what the US car insurance industry really thinks about EVs, how it affects your premium, and how to choose an insurance company for your EV that really will have your back if you need help. more….

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Australia’s cheapest electric vehicle is a 10-year-old Mitsubishi

The Driven EV News

The lowest priced EV in Australia appears to be a second hand Mitsubishi, one of the first electric vehicles on the road in Australia. The post Australia’s cheapest electric vehicle is a 10-year-old Mitsubishi appeared first on The Driven. EV News EV Sales

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Tesla still owns US EV market but is losing market share, shows new data

Electrek

S&P Global Mobility released new EV sale data that shows Tesla still owns the US EV market, but it is losing market share. But when you had close to 100% of the market, there’s only one way to go, and that’s down. more….

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The Transistor at 75

Cars That Think

Seventy-five years is a long time. It’s so long that most of us don’t remember a time before the transistor, and long enough for many engineers to have devoted entire careers to its use and development.

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Rivian (RIVN) CEO discusses the road to profitability, supply chains, R2 platform, and more

Electrek

RJ Scaringe, CEO of Rivian (RIVN), sat down with Charlie Coldicott, head of global automotive research at Redburn, to discuss demand, supply chain constraints, the R2 platform, profitability, and more. more….

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Toyota Tacoma EV Voted No. 2 In Survey Even Though It Doesn't Exist

InsideEVs

Autoline's annual EV Truck Survey lists the Toyota Tacoma EV as the second most popular electric truck after Ford's F-150 Lightning

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Penske takes delivery of electric Freightliner eCascadia semi trucks

Electrek

Penske Truck Leasing yesterday took delivery of two battery electric production model Freightliner eCascadia semi trucks from Daimler Truck North America. Have a look. more…. The post Penske takes delivery of electric Freightliner eCascadia semi trucks appeared first on Electrek.

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Construction to start on Keliber’s €588m lithium refinery

Innovation News Network

The lithium refinery will be built in Kokkola Industrial Park, producing lithium hydroxide to meet the demand for lithium-ion batteries. The post Construction to start on Keliber’s €588m lithium refinery appeared first on Innovation News Network. Energy Lithium Supply

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Two electric Corvettes with different styles are racing to market in 2025

Electrek

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is almost here. However, instead of just one electric Corvette , you will have two entirely different styles to choose from starting in 2025. more…. The post Two electric Corvettes with different styles are racing to market in 2025 appeared first on Electrek.

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