Thu.Mar 16, 2023

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Cummins showcases 15L fuel-agnostic engine platform; hydrogen, diesel, biogas

Green Car Congress

At CONEXPO, Cummins showcased its new fuel-agnostic 15-liter engine platform with hydrogen, natural gas and advanced diesel engines offering low-to-zero carbon fuel capability. The next-generation engine is designed to accelerate the decarbonization of heavy-duty off-highway applications. Cummins’ all-new platform takes internal combustion to a new level, capable of meeting future ultra-low emission standards, such as EPA Tier 5 and EU Stage 6, together with a low-to-zero carbon fuel capability

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VW ID.2all, Tesla right to repair, costs sour home charging: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The soaring costs of residential electricity may be taking a toll on EV charging satisfaction. VW introduces one of its upcoming small, affordable EVs for Europe. And Tesla owners want to repair their cars independently. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Owners are suing Tesla and seeking class action status over an alleged violation of.

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Volvo Penta & Gradall collaborate on electric excavator concept

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Volvo Penta and leading North American telescopic boom excavator manufacturer Gradall Industries are showcasing the latest development in their partnership at CONEXPO this week—an electrified version of the OEM’s XL 4100 V highway speed wheeled excavator. The zero-emissions concept machine, named EL41H4, is on display at the Gradall Booth, W41500.

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Electricity price hikes are souring home EV charging satisfaction

Green Car Reports

EV owners are much less satisfied with their home charging experience than at the same time last year, according to new results from the survey giant J.D. Power. The reason, it’s suggested, is satisfaction with the cost of charging, which declined versus the same study last year by about 30 points. Much as satisfaction with gasoline vehicles.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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VW shows low-cost ID. 2all concept FWD MEB EV; “spacious as a Golf, inexpensive as a Polo”

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The Volkswagen brand provided a first glimpse of an all-electric Volkswagen with a starting price of less than €25,000: the ID. 2all concept car. The electric vehicle features front-wheel drive, range of up to 450 km, innovative technological features such as Travel Assist, IQ.LIGHT or Electric Vehicle Route Planner and a new Volkswagen design language.

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Volkswagen ID.2all concept previews affordable compact EV

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen on Wednesday unveiled a concept car providing the first real look at a promised affordable EV due to be unveiled for the European market in 2025. The Volkswagen ID.2all concept previews a future production model that will have a base price of 25,000 euros (about $26,500 at today's exchange rates) and will utilize a new variant of the.

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Tesla owners sue over parts-and-service monopoly

Green Car Reports

Tesla is being sued by customers who claim the automaker has unlawfully monopolized replacement parts and repair services. Two class action lawsuits (via Transport Topics) were filed Tuesday and Wednesday in San Francisco on behalf of two California residents who own Model S EVs. The plaintiffs allege that Tesla has violated antitrust laws by.

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RWTH Aachen-led anfaHair project develops new joining technologies for hairpin stators

Green Car Congress

The Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components (PEM) of RWTH Aachen University has successfully completed the anfaHair research project after two years. The goal of the project, which was funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, was to make the production of new types of electric motors more efficient on an industrial scale.

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Volkswagen is developing its smallest, most affordable ID 1 EV starting around $20K

Electrek

Volkswagen is preparing to launch its smallest, most affordable EV yet, tipped to be called ID 1, starting at around $20K. The VW ID 1 is expected to launch in 2027 and will sit below the recently revealed ID 2all concept. more… The post Volkswagen is developing its smallest, most affordable ID 1 EV starting around $20K appeared first on Electrek.

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BMW to offer all-electric performance and Touring versions of new 5 Series

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BMW’s upcoming eigth generation of the 5 Series will offer all-electric and plug-in hybrid variants as well efficient gasoline and diesel engines with 48V mild hybrid technology. At the BMW Group Annual Conference 2023, Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, announced further details of the new BMW 5 Series model range, indicating that the 5 Series Sedan would also be made available as an all-electric BMW M Performance model.

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

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Tesla primes Fremont for end of quarter sales blitz

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Tesla is evidently preparing for its all-too-common end-of-quarter push at the Fremont Factory as Q1 comes to a close. Tesla has routinely used the end of quarters to pack as many deliveries as it can to secure strong sales numbers. It has been a regular occurrence for years, and it is no different in 2023. As the automaker prepares to secure its last deliveries before the end of the quarter, the Fremont Factory is abuzz with vehicles fresh off of production lines as Tesla prepares to begin push

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Liquid hydrogen-powered Corolla suffers fire, will not race in Super Taikyu Series Suzuka

Green Car Congress

Toyota’s #32 ORC ROOKIE GR Corolla H2 Concept (hydrogen-powered Corolla) ( earlier post ), which was scheduled to participate in the ENEOS Super Taikyu Series 2023 Powered by Hankook Round 1 Suzuka to be held on 18 and 19 March 2023, will not be racing. During a private test run at Fuji International Speedway on 8 March, a vehicle fire occurred due to a hydrogen leak from a gaseous hydrogen pipe in the engine compartment.

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Tesla parts supplier Ningbo Tuopu signs cooperation deal with NIO

CN EV Post

Ningbo Tuopu said its strategic partnership with NIO uses an innovative T0.5 collaboration model that will provide the latter with better products and services. NIO US | NIO HK | NIO SG (Image credit: CnEVPost) Ningbo Tuopu Group, a Tesla parts supplier, has signed an agreement with NIO (NYSE: NIO) in which the two companies will adopt an innovative partnership model not commonly seen in the automotive industry.

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DOE to award up to $156M for applied R&D projects to drive industrial decarbonization

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced a $156-million funding opportunity ( DE-FOA-0002997 ) that will advance high impact applied research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) projects to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the US industrial sector. In 2020, the industrial sector accounted for 33% of the US’ primary energy use and 30% of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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Audi tests the production-oriented Q6 e-tron prototype in the far north

Electric Cars Report

The close-to-production Audi Q6 e-tron is just the beginning of the largest model offensive in the history of the brand with the four rings. Audi will introduce more than 20 new models by 2025 – more than 10 of which will be electric. The future Q6 e-tron model series marks the inauguration of e-mobility at […] The post Audi tests the production-oriented Q6 e-tron prototype in the far north appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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CTR signs MOU with Fuji Electric for delivery of multiple geothermal power facilities at Hell’s Kitchen; $1.4B, 330 MW

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Controlled Thermal Resources (CTR) ( earlier post ) and Fuji Electric Corp. of America (FEA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to complete multiple Equipment, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contracts for the delivery of geothermal power facilities at CTR’s Hell’s Kitchen Lithium and Power Project located in Imperial County, California. The EPC contracts totaling US$1.4 billion envision completing a 55MW Stage 1 power facility and delivering five additional 55MW power facilities or facili

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7Charge is the 7-Eleven of the future: Ambitious EV fast-charging network and new app

Electrek

EVs and Slurpees are the future, according to 7-Eleven. The convenience store chain is entering a new era after unveiling 7Charge Thursday, an ambitious EV fast-charging network plan alongside an app to make finding someone to plug in and charge even more accessible. more… The post 7Charge is the 7-Eleven of the future: Ambitious EV fast-charging network and new app appeared first on Electrek.

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The Boring Company’s Vegas Loop Westgate station expected to open in the summer

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The Boring Company’s (TBC) Vegas Loop Westgate station is expected to open in the summer, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) told Teslarati. The Westgate portion of the Vegas Loop is connected to The Boring Company’s Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) Loop. The LVCVA informed Teslarat i that TBC is making progress on the Westgate tunnel.

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Mixed Reactions to Fully Charged Sydney

CleanTechnica EVs

Was Australia ready for Fully Charged? Mixed reactions are coming from people who attended Robert Llewellyn’s first foray into Australia — Fully Charged Sydney.

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Volvo delivers the first heavy electric truck to Africa

Electric Cars Report

Volvo Trucks delivered its first heavy electric truck to Morocco. The customer is the refuse collection company Arma, and this is the first heavy battery-electric truck from a global manufacturer to be in commercial operation in Africa. Deployment of heavy electric trucks is now spreading across the world. With Europe and the US among the […] The post Volvo delivers the first heavy electric truck to Africa appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tesla News — Munro Gives Two Thumbs Up, Buttigieg Gives Two Thumbs Down

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla is in the news this week, thanks to statements by Sandy Munro and Pete Buttigieg. One thinks Musk is a genius, the other is not a fan of certain Tesla marketing lingo.

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Audi reveals limited edition, prototype-inspired, Audi RS e-tron GT “project_513/2”

Electric Cars Report

Audi of America announced a limited offering of just 75 units of the 2023 Audi RS e-tron GT project_513/2. Developed in collaboration between Audi of America and Audi exclusive, customers now have the opportunity to drive a version of the e-tron GT that most closely resembles the prototype car. This limited edition leverages the original […] The post Audi reveals limited edition, prototype-inspired, Audi RS e-tron GT “project_513/2” appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Protect The Grid While You Charge Your Electric Car

CleanTechnica EVs

A recent report from Ergon Energy highlights the need for electric vehicle driver encouragement to charge intelligently to protect the grid. CleanTechnica has published many articles about grid resilience and EV charging installs.

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Blink Charging announces massive USPS charger order

Teslarati

Blink Charging, a leader in manufacturing EV chargers, has announced a massive order from the United States Post Office. The U.S. Post Office has been engulfed in controversy ever since it announced that it would pursue electrifying its fleet. At first, the government agency only planned to electrify roughly 40% of its vehicles, but this number has slowly increased following a public backlash.

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EU Takes 1st Step to Ensure Green Technologies Are Made In Europe

CleanTechnica EVs

T&E welcomes self-sufficiency targets for battery raw materials and production goals for clean tech. The EU today unveiled two draft laws in response to the US subsidies that it fears are luring European cleantech companies to North America.

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Foxconn brings EV battery production to two U.S. states

Teslarati

Foxconn, the iPhone manufacturer that bailed out Lordstown Motors from bankruptcy, announced that it would build electric vehicle batteries in Wisconsin and Ohio on Thursday, hoping to take advantage of the Inflation Reduction Act that incentivizes domestic cell manufacturing. Foxconn has long been the manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone, and in 2021, it became a staple in the EV space as it announced it would work with Lordstown Motors.

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How Tesla Aims To Cut Manufacturing Costs In Half

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla’s recent Investor Day event brought with it a few announcements, including the automaker’s plans to construct a new Gigafactory in Mexico.

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SAIC-Volkswagen offers up to $7,250 discount as China auto price war continues

CN EV Post

The offer has a deadline of April 30, and SAIC-Volkswagen plans to offer up to RMB 3.7 billion in subsidies for car purchases. (A screenshot from SAIC-Volkswagen's website shows the automaker's marketing of discounts.) A Volkswagen joint venture in China has started offering official discounts as the price war in the Chinese auto industry continues.

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Getting More Lithium, Sustainably — Summit Nanotech

CleanTechnica EVs

The EV revolution is built on many things, but perhaps nothing else more than lithium. We need lithium for every type of EV battery for every type of vehicle that needs to be electrified.

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Nickel and zinc – critical components of lithium-ion batteries

Innovation News Network

Read our comprehensive overview of the essential role of nickel and zinc in the production of lithium-ion batteries. The post Nickel and zinc – critical components of lithium-ion batteries appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Tesla Pro Tip: Trick Your Trunk Into Thinking It’s Closed

CleanTechnica EVs

Although Tesla’s vehicles offer quite a bit of trunk (and frunk) space, there are often times when users need to cart items too large to shut the trunk door. This week’s Tesla pro tip from EVSpeedy.

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Tesla launches new feature to help solar homeowners charge with excess solar power

Electrek

Tesla is launching a new feature to help homeowners with rooftop solar to charge their Tesla vehicles with excess solar power. more… The post Tesla launches new feature to help solar homeowners charge with excess solar power appeared first on Electrek.

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Goodyear preps for the arrival of all-electric construction machines [Feature]

Teslarati

Goodyear is ready for the arrival of all-electric construction machines. The world’s largest tire company informed Telsarati about the recent launch of its Powerload lineup for the North American construction market and more. Goodyear’s Powerload lineup hints that the construction, loading, logistics support, and landscaping markets are also transitioning to battery electric vehicles.

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BMW i5 Electric Sedan Teased Ahead Of October Launch

Electric Cars Report

In just a few months’ time, the eighth generation of the BMW 5 Series Sedan will make its debut. The new model is more dynamic and more comfortable than ever and boasts a fresh interpretation of its signature elegantly sporting design, not to mention BMW Operating System 8.5 with BMW Curved Display, innovative digital services […] The post BMW i5 Electric Sedan Teased Ahead Of October Launch appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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