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Sandia team puts power into local grid with supercritical CO2 closed-loop Brayton-cycle turbine

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Sandia National Laboratories researchers recently delivered electricity produced by a new power-generating system to the Sandia-Kirtland Air Force Base electrical grid.

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BYD enters European market, reportedly already supplying batteries to Tesla

Green Car Reports

Chinese automaker and battery supplier BYD is entering the European market—and that could include supplying batteries to Tesla. Earlier this month, Sweden's Hedin Mobility Group announced that it would distribute and sell BYD passenger cars in its home country and Germany.

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Nanjing researchers design new Li-rich layered cathode

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Researchers at Nanjing University (China) have introduced a new layered C2/m oxide—Li 2 Ni 0.2 Mn 0.4 Ru 0.4 O 3 (LNMR)—which undergoes a low volume variation of 1.5% in the voltage window of 2.0-4.6

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Fisker Ocean EV demand has it looking at expanded production—perhaps in the US

Green Car Reports

Demand for the Fisker Ocean electric SUV is exceeding expectations and has Fisker looking to expand production—perhaps in the United States. Ocean production, which is scheduled to start in November at contractor Magna's Austrian factory, was originally pegged at 50,000 units per year.

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HEI: world’s biggest cities and urban areas face some of the worst air quality on the planet

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The world’s biggest cities and urban areas face some of the worst air quality on the planet, according to a new report published by HEI (Health Effects Institute).

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EV customers say they may cancel BYD Atto 3 orders after servicing schedule revealed

The Driven EV News

BYD Atto 3 customers express disappointment at its rigorous servicing schedule, and EV Direct maintains its focus on quality. The post EV customers say they may cancel BYD Atto 3 orders after servicing schedule revealed appeared first on The Driven.

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Study shows commercial fleets save up to 13% on fuel costs using Motive Automated Operations Platform

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Automated operations company Motive has published a study showing that businesses can improve fuel efficiency and optimize vehicle maintenance by using data insights and AI-powered automation. In the study, Motive analyzed more than 800 commercial fleets across a two-year period beginning in January 2020, identified what top fleets with the best fuel performance increase did to improve their fuel efficiency, and measured their impact.

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Lightning eMotors launches of Lightning Insights real-time EV telematics and charger management software

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Lightning eMotors has launched Lightning Insights , a significant extension of its telematics system built for monitoring and managing Lightning fleet assets in real-time. Lightning’s original telematics solution, created 10 years ago, was already a market-leading platform offering an array of data collection and analysis capability.

Great Wall Motor's Haval brand to stop selling ICE vehicles in 2030

CN EV Post

The Haval H6 was China's best-selling SUV for the past several years, but it has now been dethroned by BYD's Song. The post Great Wall Motor's Haval brand to stop selling ICE vehicles in 2030 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Industry Great Wall Motor Haval

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Tesla Semi production interior teased: touch-based turn signals, stalkless driving, and more

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If Elon Musk’s recent comments are any indication, the Tesla Semi will be entering production later this year. Interestingly enough, the EV maker has updated the vehicle’s official webpage, including, among other things, what appears to be a teaser of the Tesla Semi production interior.

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NIO’s first batch of ET7 sedans departs China ahead of first deliveries in Europe

Electrek

Chinese automaker NIO has moved one step closer to delivering its long-promised ET7 sedan to markets in Europe, as the first batch of all-electric sedans has set sail from a port in China. NIO documented the loading of the EVs before they begin popping up in markets like Germany, and more.

Battery startup Britishvolt CEO to step down

Baua Electric

Hoare joined Britishvolt in June 2021 from Ford Motor Co., the place he was chairman of Ford of Britain. He began at Ford in 2002, and earlier than that held. Read more. The post Battery startup Britishvolt CEO to step down appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Tesla Giga Berlin headcount ramp still on schedule: Economics Minister

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Recent comments from Brandenburg’s Economics Minister Jörg Steinbach have revealed that Tesla Gigafactory Berlin’s workforce ramp is right on schedule.

Los Angeles airport carpark will have 1,300 EV chargers by end 2023

The Driven EV News

Mammoth project to install more than 1,300 EV chargers at Los Angeles International Airport nears completion. The post Los Angeles airport carpark will have 1,300 EV chargers by end 2023 appeared first on The Driven. Charging Electric Cars EV News airport carpark EV chargers

Bank Australia plans to eliminate loans for ICE vehicles in 2025

Teslarati

Bank Australia has announced it will no longer supply car loans to internal combustion engine vehicles by 2025. According to Fox Business , Bank Australia has announced that it will no longer supply loans for ICE vehicles by 2025.

NIO sends first ET7s to Europe on two vessels, instead of one

CN EV Post

It appears that some NIO ET7s have already arrived in Europe and have been seen in Oslo, Norway. The post NIO sends first ET7s to Europe on two vessels, instead of one appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO NIO ET7 NIO Europe

Electrify America offers Ford F-150 Lighting buyers free charging

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Electrify America announced last week that they would be offering Ford F-150 Lightning buyers a free 250 kWh of fast charging. Electrify America has a history of working with manufacturers to offer free charging to EV buyers.

NIO is testing swap stations that reduce peak demand by sending energy back to the grid

Electrek

According to a recent Weibo post, EV automaker NIO is testing its latest generation of battery swap stations in China.

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Hyundai looks to start U.S EV production early to catch new incentives

Teslarati

Hyundai is now considering jump-starting their production in the U.S. earlier for their vehicles to qualify with incentives. According to Reuters , an inside source at Hyundai-Kia has stated the company is now considering attempting to start U.S.

Hyundai wants to build EVs in the US, looks to speed up the timeline

Electrek

In the race to gain EV market share, South Korean automaker Hyundai is looking to solidify its place in the US. After being left out of the new EV tax incentives, Hyundai wants to build “Made in America” electric vehicles. more….

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SpaceX tweaks Starlink Gen2 plans to add Falcon 9 launch option

Teslarati

SpaceX says it has revised plans for its next-generation Starlink Gen2 constellation to allow the upgraded satellites to launch on its workhorse Falcon 9 rocket in addition to Starship, a new and unproven vehicle.

Small Vermont utility quietly builds fleet of 4,000 Tesla Powerwalls

Electrek

Green Mountain Power (GMP), a Vermont electric utility, has quietly built a fleet of 4,000 Tesla Powerwalls, and it is saving them a lot of money. more…. The post Small Vermont utility quietly builds fleet of 4,000 Tesla Powerwalls appeared first on Electrek.

NIO pushing forward overseas an underappreciated aspect of long-term growth prospects, says Deutsche Bank

CN EV Post

NIO will host an official launch event in Europe in September or early October with founder, chairman and CEO William Li attending in person, according to Edison Yu's team.

Here’s why 1,000 sheep on a Colorado solar farm will be a win-win

Electrek

Denver-based Guzman Energy almost didn’t get approval for a solar farm it’s going to build in western Colorado, but when the wholesale power provider agreed to add irrigation to support 1,000 sheep and possibly host beehives, it then gained unanimous approval from Delta County, Colorado’s commissioners. more….

Elon Musk announces Neuralink update ‘show and tell’ for October 31

Teslarati

Elon Musk recently announced that Neuralink plans to hold a progress update show and tell on Halloween, October 31. In its last big update, Neuralink released footage of a monkey playing games with its mind. Nine-year-old Macaque Pager had a Neuralink implanted into his brain before the video.

BYD to officially recommend Castrol EV fluids for HAN luxury EV

Electrek

One of China’s leading EV makers, BYD , or Build Your Dreams, is partnering with Castrol to recommend its fluids for EVs. The deal expands on its original partnership as BYD continues its push for global EV market share. more….

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Ford to cut 3,000 jobs globally in ‘changing and reshaping’ of operations

Teslarati

Ford Motor Company said it would cut 3,000 jobs in a letter to employees that was obtained by Automotive News. The affected employees will be informed this week.

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This country is paying car drivers nearly $4,000 to switch to an electric bike

Electrek

Ooh la la! France will now pay you €4,000 (nearly US $4,000) to swap your old polluting car for a cleaner, more efficient, and more city-appropriate electric bicycle. That marks a major increase in the incentive designed to improve French cities. more….

Tesla Giga Shanghai affected by heat wave and drought

Teslarati

Tesla Giga Shanghai production facility has been affected by a heat wave and drought that has ripped through China. According to reporting from CNN , China’s heat wave and drought have forced provincial governments to enforce energy and water rations.

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Steer EV partners with Enterprise Fleet Management to lease over 1,000 EVs

Electrek

Electric vehicle subscription company, Steer EV, announced today it’s entering into an agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management to lease over 1,000 EVs. more…. The post Steer EV partners with Enterprise Fleet Management to lease over 1,000 EVs appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla’s challenge against CA agency rejected in Fremont racism case

Teslarati

When Tesla filed a complaint against the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), accusing the agencies of rushing to file lawsuits against businesses without conducting investigations in early June, it expected to come out on top based on its findings.

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Tesla says Autopilot is preventing ~40 crashes per day from wrong pedal errors alone

Electrek

Tesla claims Autopilot is currently preventing about 40 crashes per day just by correcting drivers pressing the wrong pedal, something that has led Tesla to be accused of sudden acceleration in the past. more….

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Li Auto partners with AR firm Leiniao as NIO-backed Nreal nears product launch

CN EV Post

Starting August 25, Leiniao Air XR glasses will be available on Li Auto's online store, and on August 23, Nreal will hold its first AR glasses launch in China. The post Li Auto partners with AR firm Leiniao as NIO-backed Nreal nears product launch appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Porsche expects electric Macan to reach same production output as ICE version – it just has to reach SOP first

Electrek

Porsche AG is sharing ambitious goals for one of its upcoming EVs as the German automaker slowly but surely transitions toward an all-electric range of sports cars under the Volkswagen Group umbrella.

XPeng responds to ex-Apple employee's guilty plea to trade secret theft charges

CN EV Post

More than four years into the case, XPeng is not aware of the specifics of the case and has not been involved in the subsequent investigation of the case by US judicial authorities, the company said.

Ford and Jay Leno blend past and future, customizing an F-150 Lightning to match Walmart founder’s 1979 pickup

Electrek

At this past weekend’s Woodward Dream Cruise – metro Detroit’s annual celebration of the automotive industry – Jay Leno, former late-night TV host and host of Jay Leno’s Garage , revealed a custom Ford F-150 Lightning.

BYD aims to have 100 dealership stores in Japan by 2025

CN EV Post

BYD will sell cars in Japan through a dealer network rather than directly operated stores, because the former is the way Japanese consumers are most familiar with, an executive said. The post BYD aims to have 100 dealership stores in Japan by 2025 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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