Fri.Oct 08, 2021

Nissan launches Note Autech Crossover in Japan; exclusively with e-POWER

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Nissan and its affiliate Autech announced the start of sales of the Note Autech Crossover in Japan.

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Tesla Cyberquad electric ATV “that won’t roll” still due to pair with Cybertruck

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In Tesla’s annual shareholders’ meeting, held Thursday, CEO Elon Musk pointed to the supply chain—and batteries in particular—as related to the delay of the company’s electric pickup, the Cybertruck.


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DOE awards $20M to project to produce clean hydrogen from nuclear power

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $20 million in funding to a project to demonstrate technology that will produce clean hydrogen energy from nuclear power. This approach will allow clean hydrogen to serve as a source for zero-carbon electricity and represent an important economic product for nuclear plants beyond electricity.

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS tops out with a 350-mile EPA range rating, trailing Tesla and Lucid

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The final pieces of the puzzle are falling into place for the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS ahead of its U.S. launch this fall, and one of those is its official EPA range rating.

ExxonMobil increases Stabroek resource estimate to approximately 10 billion barrels

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ExxonMobil increased its estimate of the discovered recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana ( earlier post ) to approximately 10 billion oil-equivalent barrels.

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What have Daimler electric truck fleets taught over a million real-world miles?

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Electric trucks from Daimler Trucks' Freightliner division have racked up one million miles in real-world use with fleet operators, and now the company is ready to discuss what it has learned.

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Volvo Trucks’ D13 Turbo Compound engine now standard on all VNL models; 6% better fuel economy over 2020 engine

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The enhanced D13 Turbo Compound (D13TC) engine from Volvo Trucks is now standard on all Volvo VNL models, providing enhanced fuel efficiency and reducing overall cost of ownership.

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Monash/Hokkaido team produces diesel blend fuel via CO2 hydrogenation in methanol over new catalyst

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Researchers from Monash University and Hokkaido University have developed a method to produce dimethoxymethane (DMM)—a diesel blend fuel currently of great research interest—via CO 2 hydrogenation in methanol over a novel ruthenium-based catalyst.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk says electric planes would be ‘fun problem to work on’


Tesla CEO Elon Musk has never been shy to back away from a challenge and expanding the potential product line for his companies certainly is not any limitation.

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Wärtsilä to install Silverstream’s Air Lubrication System on trial basis to reduce Maersk container ship’s carbon footprint

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The technology group Wärtsilä, in cooperation with Silverstream Technologies , will install Silverstream’s proprietary Air Lubrication System, the Silverstream System, on a trial basis on a large container vessel owned by A.P. Moller - Maersk, the world’s largest container vessel operator.

Tesla Megafactory aims to produce a stunning 40 GWh of Megapacks per year


Tesla released a new important detail about the Megafactory under construction in California. It aims to produce 40 GWh of Megapacks per year, which indicates a massive ramp-up in energy storage deployment.

Nikola and TC Energy to co-develop large-scale clean hydrogen hubs

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Nikola Corporation and TC Energy Corporation, a leading North American energy infrastructure company, have agreed to collaborate on co-developing, constructing, operating and owning large-scale hydrogen production facilities (hubs) in the United States and Canada.

A Chinese company is building a colossal 16 MW offshore wind turbine


Zhongshan, China-headquartered MingYang Smart Energy is in the process of building the largest offshore wind turbine yet: the MySE 16.0-242 wind turbine. Once it launches, it will dwarf the 14-megawatt (MW) GE Haliade-X. Why do they keep getting bigger?

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California’s Foothill Transit orders 20 New Flyer hydrogen fuel-cell-electric buses

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New Flyer of America has received a new contract from California’s Foothill Transit for 20 zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell- electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2 forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. This order is supported by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds. Foothill Transit is based in West Covina, California, operating one of the largest fleets of electric buses in America and providing more than 14 million trips annually in the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys.

The new Tesla Roadster finally gets an updated release date


The next-generation Tesla Roadster has finally received an updated estimated release date.

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Clean Energy awarded $13M contract to build hydrogen station and supply fuel for Foothill Transit buses

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. won a competitive solicitation to design, construct, and maintain a hydrogen station and supply liquid hydrogen fuel for Foothill Transit, an environmentally-friendly bus service in Southern California that averages 14 million rides a year. Earlier post.).

Tesla Insurance expands to Texas next week , ‘aspirationally’ most of the US next year


After a long wait, Tesla Insurance is finally expanding outside of California, starting with Texas next week. The automaker aims to “aspirationally” expand to “most of the US” next year.

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Farasis Energy reports 25% energy boost for EV batteries with Group14 SCC55 silicon-carbon anode

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Group14, a provider of silicon-carbon composite materials ( earlier post ) and China-based Li-ion battery maker Farasis Energy ( earlier post ) reported a 25% boost in energy density for EV batteries made with Group14’s silicon-carbon anode material.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk drives the nail in the coffin of “Model 2” moniker


Very few details have been shared about Tesla’s upcoming $25k electric car.

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Stellantis to invest $229M in Kokomo operations to produce 4th-gen 8-speed transmission; ICE, MHEV and PHEV

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Stellantis will invest a total of $229 million in three of its Kokomo, Indiana, plants to help the company reach its goal of achieving 40% low-emission vehicle sales in the US by 2030. This announcement, which will retain 662 jobs, comes three months after the company laid out its long-term electrification strategy, where it committed to investing $35 billion through 2025 in electrification and software.

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Tesla’s CCS adapter is finally coming


Tesla owners outside of Europe should finally be able to use public CCS fast-charging stations, as the automaker’s CCS to Tesla proprietary plug adapter is finally coming. more… The post Tesla’s CCS adapter is finally coming appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Giga Texas to produce the safest ATV in the market alongside the Cybertruck


Tesla Giga Texas will produce the Cyberquad, the ATV that debuted alongside the Cybertruck. The Cyberquad gained popularity after its appearance during the Cybertruck unveiling, even appearing in one of Travis Scott’s music videos. “So

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Candela’s C-8 flying electric boat is already selling better than gas-powered boats


When Stockholm-based boat builder Candela launched its C-8 electric hydrofoil boat last month, the company considered it to be the “Model S moment of leisure boats,” replacing its largely hand-built C-7 with a mass-produceable product that was superior in many ways.

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Tesla’s use of AI Day for recruitment piqued interest from engineers, Musk says


Tesla’s use of specific events for recruiting purposes was welcomed in by the company’s recently held AI Day , which took place in mid-September.

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EGEB: GM, GE to collaborate on boosting EV rare earth materials supply


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): General Motors, GE Renewable Energy will develop a rare earth materials supply chain for EVs, renewables. Scotland may get an offshore wind farm underwater substation.

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Tesla Insurance goes live in Texas next week


Tesla’s in-house insurance program will officially go live next week, Elon Musk revealed during the 2021 Shareholder’s Meeting held last night at Gigafactory Texas. In late 2019, Tesla launched Tesla Insurance in California exclusively.

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Panasonic eneloop rechargeable battery bundle drops to $52 in New Green Deals


It’s time to cut down on single-use batteries by taking advantage of this Panasonic eneloop pro rechargeable package , which is on sale today. Dropping to one of the best prices yet, this bundle is joined by discounts on electric lawn mowers and much more below, as well.

Tesla changes Full Self-Driving’s unreleased features from ‘later this year’ to ‘coming soon’


Tesla has changed the language on its website to reflect a more accurate representation of when the unreleased features of the Full Self-Driving suite will be released. For several years, Tesla has stated that new features would be released “later this year.”

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Are electric vehicles safer than combustion engine vehicles?

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Are electric vehicles safer than combustion engine vehicles? We get to hear electric vehicles are getting burned for 2 weeks in India, recently A video on social media sites went viral of an electric scooter from Pure EV emitting smoke before it catches the fire in Hyderabad.

Tesla wants to share ‘Full Self-Driving’ with other automakers when it has yet to deliver it to people who paid for it


Elon Musk is talking about licensing Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” software to other automakers, but the company has yet to deliver the feature to Tesla owners who paid for it.

SpaceX’s first orbital-class Starship ‘tank farm’ is almost finished


Roughly six months after the process began, SpaceX has installed the seventh and final custom-built propellant storage tank at Starbase’s first orbital-class Starship launch site.

Electrek Podcast: Tesla record numbers, prices, shareholders’ meeting, and more


This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s delivery record numbers, Model 3 and Model Y prices, TSLA shareholders’ meeting, and more.

Geely's Geometry EX3 EV Launches In China With $9,250 Base Price


This 200-mile range subcompact crossover is one of the most affordable five-seat EVs in China

CLimate Tech Startups Land at Jones Beach for Energy Innovation Showcase

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NEW YORK CITY, NY—October 4, 2021. For ClimateTech is pleased to host the Energy Innovation Showcase on October 12, 2021.

Tesla Launches CCS1 Charging Adapter In South Korea: Soon In US?


It will allow using publicly available CCS Combo 1 fast chargers by Tesla owners

Solaris Strengthens its Position as the Leader in e-Mobility in Italy

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Solaris is the undisputed leader in the sale of electric buses in Italy. In recent days, the manufacturer has achieved another success in this segment, winning a tender for the delivery of as many as 30 e-buses to an AMT customer in Genoa.

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Mercedes-Benz EQS Gets 350 Miles Of EPA Range


Nowhere near the Lucid Air or even the Tesla Model S

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