August, 2022

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EV chargers to be mounted on power poles to help households with no parking

The Driven EV News

ARENA funds trial of 50 EV chargers mounted on power poles. There could be demand for 190,000 such EV chargers once everyone goes electric. The post EV chargers to be mounted on power poles to help households with no parking appeared first on The Driven. Charging EV News

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Cummins fuel cell technology powers Coradia iLint fleet in Germany

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Cummins is powering the world’s first fleet of hydrogen trains in Bremervörde, Lower Saxony, Germany. The Alstom Coradia iLint trains ( earlier post ) are outfitted with Cummins fuel cell systems and will run on the world’s first 100%-hydrogen train route in passenger operation.

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Every US EV costs less than $1,000 a year to fuel, according to federal estimates

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Any light-duty electric vehicle available in the United States for the 2022 model year will save drivers thousands of dollars over gasoline or diesel vehicles, the Department of Energy said last week in a blog post. Every U.S.-market

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NIO ET5 has accumulated nearly 200,000 pre-orders, report says

CN EV Post

The figure is a projection by NIO's sales staff based on the number of the company's sales outlets in China and the average number of orders received per person, according to local media. The post NIO ET5 has accumulated nearly 200,000 pre-orders, report says appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Tesla unveils new virtual power plant in Japan

Electrek

Tesla has unveiled a new virtual power plant using Powerwalls home battery pack and this time, it’s on an island, Miyako-jima, in Japan. more…. The post Tesla unveils new virtual power plant in Japan appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla bull Ron Baron reveals $100M SpaceX investment, sees 3-5x return on TSLA

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Legendary billionaire investor Ron Baron recently revealed that he had added a substantial amount to his stake in Elon Musk’s private space company, SpaceX.

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“Buying an EV in Australia is like winning the lottery”

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Electric Vehicle Council CEO Behyad Jafari says it is so hard to buy an electric vehicle in Australia that it is akin to winning the lottery. The post “Buying an EV in Australia is like winning the lottery” appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News

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Ralph Nader calls for NHTSA to order removal of Tesla Full Self-Driving

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Consumer advocate and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader is calling on federal regulators to remove the Tesla "Full Self-Driving" driver-assist system from all vehicles.

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Spy photos show NIO testing SUV suspected to be new ES8 with LiDAR

CN EV Post

NIO will transform its existing 866 models into its new NT 2.0 platform next year, which will boost sales in the second half of 2023, according to Deutsche Bank analyst Edison Yu's team. The post Spy photos show NIO testing SUV suspected to be new ES8 with LiDAR appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Tesla battery fire and crash were faked by insurance company in bizarre showcase

Electrek

An insurance company has faked a Tesla battery fire and crash as part of a bizarre showcase to show that electric cars cause more accidents. more…. The post Tesla battery fire and crash were faked by insurance company in bizarre showcase appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX, NASA announce date for next Crew Dragon astronaut launch

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SpaceX and NASA have settled on October 3rd for the company’s fifth operational astronaut launch, a mission that will also mark the first time a Russian cosmonaut flies on Crew Dragon.

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Brisbane confirms order for 60 all-electric “trackless trams” with flash charging

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Brisbane City Council’s ‘Brisbane Metro’ project officially places order for 60 high-capacity battery electric “trackless trams”. The post Brisbane confirms order for 60 all-electric “trackless trams” with flash charging appeared first on The Driven.

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Autocar begins field-testing battery-electric cabover refuse trucks

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Autocar, a leading manufacturer of specialized severe-duty vocational trucks, has built its first two alpha units that feature an all-electric powertrain.

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Toyota and DOE look at how hydrogen fuel-cell tech could help smooth the grid

Green Car Reports

Toyota announced last week that it’s collaborating with the U.S.

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BREAKING: Chinese securities regulator signs audit regulatory cooperation deal with US regulators

CN EV Post

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), the Ministry of Finance and the US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) signed an audit supervision cooperation agreement on August 26, which will be launched in the near future.

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Toyota says there’s no EV demand – maybe try selling one the wheels stay on?

Electrek

Toyota is at it again, claiming that there’s not enough demand in the United States for electric vehicles – most of which are currently suffering from months of backlog in the United States due to high demand. Even their own bZ4X has a waiting list because, well, the wheels keep falling off. more….

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SpaceX’s next-gen Starship rocket wins first satellite launch contract

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SpaceX’s next-generation Starship rocket has secured its first satellite launch contract.

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Hertz says Tesla fleet of rental EVs are 50 pct cheaper to maintain than fossil fuel cars

The Driven EV News

Rental car giant says it’s making 50-60% savings on maintenance costs with its recently acquired Tesla fleet compared to fossil fuel cars. The post Hertz says Tesla fleet of rental EVs are 50 pct cheaper to maintain than fossil fuel cars appeared first on The Driven. EV News

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Battery-grade lithium carbonate forecast to trade at $74K/tonne in 12 months

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Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations forecast battery-grade lithium carbonate to trade at 504,813 CNY (US$74,000) per tonne in 12 months time. Lithium is expected to trade at 484,185.00 by the end of this quarter.

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Geely’s Zeekr will deliver EVs with 600+ mile range, CATL battery tech in Q1 2023

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China-based Zeekr announced Saturday that it will be the first global brand to take advantage of the Qilin battery and third-generation cell-to-pack technology from CATL, the largest EV battery supplier in the world.

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NIO to hold local NIO Day event in Europe in Q4, president says

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For NIO, it will see greater competitiveness in Europe than in China, said Qin Lihong. The post NIO to hold local NIO Day event in Europe in Q4, president says appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO NIO Day NIO Europe NIO Sub-brand

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Tesla battery supplier Panasonic is considering another large-scale US battery cell factory

Electrek

Panasonic just announced that it is building a $4 billion battery cell factory in Kansas to supply Tesla, but we now learn that the Japanese company is considering greenlighting another large-scale US battery cell factory to build simultaneously. more….

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket could still launch first military mission in 2022

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In a statement issued to Bloomberg , the US Space Force says that SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket could still conduct its first operational launch for the military before the end of the year.

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How Sydney’s first electric buses overcame range anxiety

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Greg Balkin admits that when the first fully electric buses were rolled out onto Sydney routes, he didn't really know what to expect. The post How Sydney’s first electric buses overcame range anxiety appeared first on The Driven. Electric Transport EV News

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Orange EV takes electric yard truck rental program nationwide

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Orange EV has expanded its yard truck rental program to offer the largest electric spotter rental fleet across the United States. These all-electric rentals are now available in 48 states, providing increased uptime and reduced costs.

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EV sales crack 15% of vehicle market in California, Tesla continues to dominate

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California’s more aggressive deadline for phasing out new internal combustion vehicle sales, culminating in a 2035 shift to all EVs, might seem a tough target to achieve to those in some parts of the U.S. But it’s all about perspective. In the U.S. as a whole, EV sales accounted for 5.6%

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NIO adds two swap stations built with oil giant CNPC

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So far, NIO has built 94 battery swap stations with three energy giants, Sinopec, CNPC and Shell. The post NIO adds two swap stations built with oil giant CNPC appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO NIO Power Tracker Battery Swap

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Tesla (TSLA) confirms plan to launch electricity retail business in Texas

Electrek

Tesla has confirmed its plan to launch a new electricity retail business in Texas through a new job posting for a role overseeing the new business unit. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) confirms plan to launch electricity retail business in Texas appeared first on Electrek.

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Ex-Tesla engineer accused of theft upset that case is going to arbitration

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Ex-Tesla engineer Alexander Yatskov, who is accused of stealing trade secrets, is upset that his case is going to arbitration. Yatskov has noted that it was “humiliating” to be sued by his former employer in open court, only to be pushed into a closed-door arbitration later.

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“This is crazy!” Hyundai Ioniq 5 sells out again in less than ten minutes

The Driven EV News

"Put my postcode in.and it was sold out." Hyundai Ioniq 5 crossover sells out again, as all 135 units in latest "raffle" spoken for within minutes. The post “This is crazy!” ” Hyundai Ioniq 5 sells out again in less than ten minutes appeared first on The Driven.

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Autonomy orders 23,000 EVs from 17 automakers; $1.2B order covers 45 EV models

Green Car Congress

Autonomy, the nation’s largest electric vehicle subscription company, placed an order for 23,000 electric vehicles with 17 global automakers to expand and diversify its subscription fleet beyond Tesla. The fleet order is valued at $1.2 billion. The 23,000-unit order represents 1.2%

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Will EV tax credit price caps add urgency to arrival of affordable models?

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Price caps included with a proposed revamped federal EV tax credit could put pressure on automakers to produce more affordable electric models, argues a new Bloomberg report. An extension of the $7,500 credit reportedly has a good chance of moving through the Senate.

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Hong Kong auditor regulator says it will provide all necessary assistance for US-China cooperation

CN EV Post

Hong Kong's Financial Reporting Council said it supports mutual cross-border cooperation and will provide all necessary assistance and make appropriate arrangements within its mandate.

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Tesla’s virtual power plant had its first event helping the grid – looks like the future

Electrek

Tesla’s virtual power plant in California had its first emergency response event helping the grid by pooling power from Powerwall owners around the state. The event appears to have been a success as the distributed power plant looks like the future. more….

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Dodge unveils concept electric muscle car

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Dodge has unveiled its new concept electric muscle car. It’s powered by “banshees,” equipped with the world’s loudest EV exhaust note, and it’s 100% pure Dodge.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV officially ‘ruins’ weekend by winning Best Tow Car award

The Driven EV News

Hyundai goes out of way to show how Ioniq 5 EV can actually enhance both weekend-away and towing experiences. The post Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV officially ‘ruins’ weekend by winning Best Tow Car award appeared first on The Driven. EV News

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Baidu granted China’s first permits for commercial fully driverless ride-hailing services

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Baidu, Inc., a leading AI company with strong internet foundation, has secured the first permits in China to offer commercial fully driverless robotaxi services to the public on open roads.

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