October, 2022

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Arrival (ARVL) successfully builds its first electric Van using novel Microfactory model

Electrek

EV startup Arrival has completed a huge step in bringing its first commercial EV into production, particularly in the way its flagship Van is being assembled. Arrival has successfully built its first production-verification Van using its Microfactory in Bicester, UK, marking the start of a new streamlined assembly that could eventually shift how and where EVs are built in the future. more….

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EV fast-charging at 100 Taco Bells: A new norm for fast food?

Green Car Reports

More than 100 Taco Bell restaurants are set to be “electrified” over the next year with DC fast-charging stations for electric vehicles, announced the operator Diversified Restaurant Group, earlier this month. The locations are due to be fitted with ChargeNet Stations offering what the companies said on average will amount to 100 miles.

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Drone technology elevates innovation in water risk applications

Innovation News Network

Read how RSS-Hydro is leading several innovative projects for the use of drone technology in water-based risk applications. The post Drone technology elevates innovation in water risk applications appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Elon Musk Twitter takeover prompts prank that fools mainstream media

Teslarati

Elon Musk is, in many ways, a fan of internet jokes and memes. And amidst his takeover of the social media platform Twitter, some mainstream media outlets ended up falling for a popular and pretty raunchy internet joke — hook, line, and sinker. Musk’s Twitter takeover was not absent of drama, especially after the Tesla CEO terminated three executives and a senior employee.

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

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NIO to allow owners to swap battery packs for different capacity in China

CN EV Post

As NIO said, flexibility is the new premium, and its latest pilot means that owners can swap to a different capacity battery pack at any time. The post NIO to allow owners to swap battery packs for different capacity in China appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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World Needs To Mine 25× More Lithium By 2050

CleanTechnica EVs

Decarbonizing transportation rests on scaling up electric vehicle production rapidly and massively, and that rests on scaling up battery mineral mining and refining. Batteries are also necessary to a greater and greater degree for scaling up renewable energy deployments in an efficient and effective manner. Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, a leading entity tracking and analyzing lithium […].

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Report: Green hydrogen will be ready to scale up this decade

Green Car Reports

Hydrogen could play a major role in emissions reduction by 2030 thanks to the scaling up of low-carbon "green hydrogen" production, the non-profit Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) explained last week in a blog post. The carbon footprint of fuel-cell vehicles can vary dramatically based on how the hydrogen they use is produced. Green hydrogen is.

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BP unveils its first fast-charging station in Australia

The Driven EV News

First BP Pulse fast-charger goes online in Melbourne's outskirts, heralding its entry into the EV space in Australia. The post BP unveils its first fast-charging station in Australia appeared first on The Driven.

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Ford extends dealership EV investment deadline

Teslarati

Ford has announced that Ford dealers will have an extra month to consider before the deadline to invest in the brand’s EV future. Ford made the news earlier this year for aggressively revitalizing its dealership system in the U.S. In short, while the company sees the benefits of having such a widespread dealer network, the auto giant also wants to remain price competitive with new direct-to-consumer options.

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NIO reaches strategic partnership with hotel operator H World Group

CN EV Post

NIO and H World Group will cooperate in the construction of charging and battery swap facilities. The post NIO reaches strategic partnership with hotel operator H World Group appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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

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City Transformer and the shape-shifting all-electric CT-1 make Paris Motor Show debut

Electric Cars Report

The pioneering shape-shifting all-electric CT-1 from City Transformer represents the next chapter in sustainable and intelligent urban mobility. Designed to meet the needs of the urban population with Paris being a prime mega city example, the CT-1 is a two-seat, four-wheeled, all-electric intelligent microcar. With an advanced all-electric powertrain and an intelligent wheelbase that can […] The post City Transformer and the shape-shifting all-electric CT-1 make Paris Motor Show debut app

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Tesla Model Y becomes best-selling car in Europe, and might be for a while

Electrek

Tesla Model Y took the top spot on the list of best-selling cars in Europe in September, and the electric SUV might stay there for a while. more…. The post Tesla Model Y becomes best-selling car in Europe, and might be for a while appeared first on Electrek.

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Vintage Nissan Sunny electric pickup hauls with Leaf power

Green Car Reports

Nissan doesn't make an electric pickup truck, but a South Carolina tuner may have just created the next best thing—for Nissan itself to show. Tommy Pike Customs (TPC) took a 1987 Nissan Sunny Truck and gave it a Nissan Leaf powertrain transplant. The completed truck will be displayed at Nissan's booth at the 2022 SEMA show, the annual.

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Peak Oil Demand — Will It Be Hastened By Electric Semis?

CleanTechnica EVs

While Tesla fans and logistics companies anxiously await deliveries of the first electric Semis, China leads the world in low-emissions trucking. Bloomberg reports that light commercial electric vehicle sales have gone from 1% of market share to 10% in the last two years, and may be a big factor in early onset peak oil demand. […].

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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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Andrej Karpathy talks meaning of life and leaving Tesla with Lex Fridman

Teslarati

Tesla’s former AI Director, Andrej Karpathy, was the latest guest on Lex Fridman’s podcast. Karpathy, a founding member of OpenAI and Stanford educator, spoke with Fridman on a variety of topics, including AI, leaving Tesla, and even the meaning of life. For those who are considering learning more about machine learning, Karpathy has this advice to share. “Beginners are often focused on what to do, and I think the focus should be more on how much you do.

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NIO sets up battery business subsidiary in Hefei

CN EV Post

The company has a registered capital of RMB 2 billion ($275 million) and its business scope includes battery manufacturing and battery sales. The post NIO sets up battery business subsidiary in Hefei appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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With This Bionic Nose, COVID Survivors May Smell the Roses Again

Cars That Think

Richard Costanzo stands beside a mannequin head sporting spectacles decked with electronics and holds a vial of blue liquid up to a tiny sensor. An LED glows blue, and Costanzo’s phone displays the word “Windex.” Then he waves a vial of purple liquid and gets a purple light along with the message “Listerine.”. “There won’t be Scotch tape on the final model,” says Costanzo , as he rearranges the gear in his lab at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), in Richmond.

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GM says it will power all of its US sites with clean energy by 2025

Electrek

General Motors (GM) today announced that it has finalized agreements to power all of its US sites with clean energy by 2025. . more…. The post GM says it will power all of its US sites with clean energy by 2025 appeared first on Electrek.

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Sono takes Sion solar EV on US tour in bid for fleet business

Green Car Reports

Sono Motors is bringing its Sion solar-supplemented EV to the United States, but it's unclear if the small hatchback will be sold here to retail customers. The Sion was on display in New York City's Time Square Tuesday, followed by a stop in Brooklyn Wednesday on what will be a multi-city tour, Sono said in a press release. The car will also be.

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Credit Suisse Predicts Renewable Energy That Is “Too Cheap To Meter” By 2025

CleanTechnica EVs

Credit Suisse says the Inflation Reduction Act will have such a tremendous impact on renewable energy that the US may see the levelized cost of electricity from renewable sources fall to less than 1 cent per kWh hour by 2025 after factoring in all tax and production credits. Now, before we get all gaga over […].

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Former Tesla AI Director Andrej Karpathy will always be welcome, confirms Musk

Teslarati

Former Tesla AI Director Andrej Karpathy was recently featured in Lex Fridman’s podcast, where he talked about a number of topics, including his departure from the electric vehicle maker. During his conversation with Fridman, Karpathy hinted that he’s open to an “Act 2” in Tesla, especially as the company is on the verge of something great with Optimus. “Obviously, I love the company a lot.

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NIO to offer buy option in Europe starting Nov 21

CN EV Post

Delivery of the cars from the purchase option will begin in 2023. The post NIO to offer buy option in Europe starting Nov 21 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Incat Tasmania teams with ABB on hybrid electric “fast ferry”

The Driven EV News

The two companies will evaluate the suitability Incat's catamaran ferry for operating in hybrid modes, as well as a potential full battery operation. The post Incat Tasmania teams with ABB on hybrid electric “fast ferry” appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla is working on next-gen electric car platform for half the price

Electrek

Elon Musk announced that Tesla’s engineering team had turned its focus on a next-generation electric car platform that will be half the price of the Model 3/Y platform. more…. The post Tesla is working on next-gen electric car platform for half the price appeared first on Electrek.

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Off-the-grid Hotel Hyundai is powered solely by Ioniq 5 EVs

Green Car Reports

A pop-up hotel powered entirely by EVs has opened in the United Kingdom. It's called Hotel Hyundai, and it helps demonstrate the vehicle-to-load (V2L) capability the automaker is building into its vehicles. V2L allows cars to discharge power, and is even approved for EV-to-EV charging. In this case, a fleet of Ioniq 5 hatchbacks provides power for.

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Audi’s Line Of EVs May Soon Be Produced In The United States

CleanTechnica EVs

Audi’s line of EVs may soon be produced in the United States, as soon as 2023, thanks to the newly signed Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The IRA encourages electric vehicle manufacturers to build their vehicles in the USA. For BEVs and PHEVs to remain eligible for tax credits, the final assembly must happen in North […].

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SpaceX rolls out Starship, stacks world’s largest rocket, and aces Starlink launch hours apart

Teslarati

In 15 hours, SpaceX has rolled a new Starship to its South Texas launch and test facilities, reassembled the world’s largest rocket, launched Starlink satellites to orbit, and recovered a reused Falcon 9 booster in port. The burst of activity began around sunset at SpaceX’s Starbase rocket factory in Boca Chica, Texas when a new orbital-class Starship prototype left its ‘nest’ for the first time.

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William Li responds to why NIO sets up battery-making arm

CN EV Post

Making batteries is a normal strategy for automakers, said William Li. The post William Li responds to why NIO sets up battery-making arm appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Penn State researchers develop new technique that charges EV battery in just 10 minutes

Electric Cars Report

A breakthrough in electric vehicle battery design has enabled a 10-minute charge time for a typical EV battery. The record-breaking combination of a shorter charge time and more energy acquired for longer travel range was announced in the journal Nature. “The need for smaller, faster-charging batteries is greater than ever,” said Chao-Yang Wang, the William E. […] The post Penn State researchers develop new technique that charges EV battery in just 10 minutes appeared first on Electric Car

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Could rooftop wind give rooftop solar a run for its money?

Electrek

Aeromine Technologies claims that its new rooftop bladeless wind energy unit provides the same amount of power as up to 16 solar panels. Could it become a game changer for generating clean energy on commercial buildings? more…. The post Could rooftop wind give rooftop solar a run for its money? appeared first on Electrek.

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Battery-boosted EV chargers coming to Chevron, Texaco stations

Green Car Reports

Are EV fast-charging stations smart business for existing gas stations? The oil giant Chevron appears to be exploring exactly that, with an arrangement that will lead to the rollout at some U.S. Chevron and Texaco gas stations of DC fast-chargers capable of delivering 200 miles of range in 15 minutes. Charging units for the fueling stations will.

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BMW 100%-Electric Vehicle Sales Up 114.8%

CleanTechnica EVs

“Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” BMW took a while to put another full-electric vehicle model on the market after its groundbreaking BMW i3, but it’s rolling stronger and stronger now in the EV space. BMW now has the iX3, the iX, the i4, and the iX1 and i7 just arriving. Then, underneath BMW […].

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Tesla Giga Berlin launches Quicksilver and Midnight Cherry Red paint for Giga Berlin

Teslarati

Over two years since Elon Musk’s initial announcement, Gigafactory Berlin’s next-generation paint shop finally seems to be hitting its rhythm. As recently announced by Tesla, Giga Berlin is now offering two new colors for its Model Y — Quicksilver and Midnight Cherry Red. Back in April 2020, Elon Musk noted that Tesla Gigafactory Berlin would be equipped with one of the world’s most advanced paint shops.

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Spy photo shows NIO testing new SUV suspected to be ES5

CN EV Post

A spy shot shows NIO testing what is suspected to be the ES5. In addition, more spy photos of the so-called EC7 reveal new details. The post Spy photo shows NIO testing new SUV suspected to be ES5 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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