September, 2022

BMW Group to lead €19.5M HyCET project consortium on hydrogen combustion engine trucks

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The German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) approved the funding application for the consortium research project HyCET (Hydrogen Combustion Engine Trucks) led by the BMW Group.

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Tata launches a $10,000 electric car for India

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Indian automaker Tata Motors on Wednesday announced an electric car that will sell for the equivalent of $10,000 in its home market. Scheduled to start deliveries in January 2023, the Tata Tiago.ev

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Elon Musk says the Tesla Cybertruck will cross rivers, lakes, and seas with waterproof ability

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the Cybertruck will cross rivers, lakes, and seas “that aren’t too choppy,” because it will be waterproof enough to “serve briefly as a boat.”

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NIO begins deliveries of its highly anticipated sedan, ET5

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NIO has not announced the number of first deliveries of the ET5, and they are expected to be known tomorrow in the company's expected release of September delivery figures. The post NIO begins deliveries of its highly anticipated sedan, ET5 appeared first on CnEVPost.

Australia’s first electric ute confirmed as LDV launches three EVs at once

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A ute for Australia! LDV Australia announces "fundamental step-change" in strategy, with not one but three EVs including the eT60 utility. The post Australia’s first electric ute confirmed as LDV launches three EVs at once appeared first on The Driven.

Tesla Megapacks arrive in Hawaii with the state’s last coal shipment

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Tesla Megapacks arrive in Hawaii with the state’s last coal shipment as it shifts its grid to renewables supported by energy storage enabled by batteries like the Megapacks. more…. The post Tesla Megapacks arrive in Hawaii with the state’s last coal shipment appeared first on Electrek.

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Sandia innovation eliminates reliance on rare-earth magnets for large-scale wind turbines

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Motivated by the need to eliminate expensive rare-earth magnets in utility-scale direct-drive wind turbines, Sandia National Laboratories researchers have developed a fundamentally new type of rotary electrical contact.

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Tesla AI Day 2022: livestream link posted online, Optimus teaser released

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Tesla AI Day is only hours away! The Texas-based company tweeted a teaser of the Optimus Bot recently, building up anticipation for this year’s AI Day. The lucky few who receive a ticket to the event are likely already in Texas, preparing for it.

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NIO launches first battery swap station in Germany ahead of official market entry

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NIO will officially enter Germany on October 7. Over the next few days, the company will conduct final testing and calibration of the battery swap station. The post NIO launches first battery swap station in Germany ahead of official market entry appeared first on CnEVPost.

“Range doesn’t matter:” Electric trucks that work 24/7 on a small 40kW charger

The Driven EV News

Electric heavy duty truck defies range fears by operating 24/7, through three different shifts, without any downtime, shifting large amounts of rock within a Norwegian city.

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Tesla expects ‘very high volume’ deliveries at end of quarter, asks workers to help

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Tesla is expecting a “very high volume” of vehicle deliveries during the end of the quarter, and it is asking all employees to help – even those outside of the sale and delivery organization. more….

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VIA Motors sells 2,000 Class 3 electric chassis cabs to Pegasus Specialty Vehicles

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VIA Motors, a provider of electric drive technology and sustainable mobility solutions for a wide variety of Class 2 – 5 electric commercial vehicles applications, has received a purchase order for 2,000 Class 3 VIA electric cutaway chassis cabs from Pegasus Specialty Vehicles.

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California rule will make EV charging more affordable, reduce load on grid

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A new California rule could pave the way for more affordable—and more efficient—EV charging.

SpaceX wants to boost Hubble Space Telescope’s orbit with Dragon spacecraft

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NASA and SpaceX have signed a Space Act Agreement to study the feasibility of boosting the orbit of the iconic Hubble Space Telescope, potentially ensuring that the highly successful observatory will remain operable well into the middle of this century.

Energy crisis slowing NIO's expansion in Europe, says William Li

CN EV Post

Soaring energy costs are an obstacle to NIO's rollout of battery swap stations in Europe, and slower-than-expected planning approvals are also hindering the rollout. The post Energy crisis slowing NIO's expansion in Europe, says William Li appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Volvo parent Geely starts making $40,000 electric utes

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New electric ute from Volvo parent Geely hints at new wave of cheaper options. The post Volvo parent Geely starts making $40,000 electric utes appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars Electric Transport Electric Work Vehicles EV News electric ute geely Radar

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‘No more excuses’ – New York announces new zero-emission vehicle mandate by 2035

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New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul announced Thursday there will be “no more excuses” not to buy an electric vehicle after directing the State Department of Environmental Conservation to take significant action to accelerate the state’s transition to clean transportation to protect the environment.

Cemvita demonstrates “gold hydrogen” production in situ, sets up subsidiary

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Cemvita Factory announced multiple developments with its Gold Hydrogen business. Cemvita defines Gold Hydrogen as the biological production of hydrogen in the subsurface through the consumption of trapped or abandoned resources.

Lucid Air Pure undercuts the Model S in price and efficiency, and it's nearing production

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California’s Lucid Motors, which just last week started taking reservations for its most expensive model yet, the quarter-million-dollar, 1,200-plus hp Air Sapphire, might already be starting production of its most affordable, sub-$90,000 Air Pure version.

Tesla Solar Roof withstands 155 mph winds, Powerwall survives hours-long underwater ordeal

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Tesla products like the company’s electric vehicles are not just known for their sleek looks and bleeding-edge tech — they are also known for their durability.

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NIO takes stake in Australian lithium firm Greenwing, sending latter's share price soaring over 60%

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NIO, through its wholly owned subsidiary Blue Northstar Limited, has agreed to pay A$12 million to Greenwing in a strategic financing deal. The post NIO takes stake in Australian lithium firm Greenwing, sending latter's share price soaring over 60% appeared first on CnEVPost.

The trucking company that will go fully electric within three years

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Trucking company using tippers to transport soil and waste from construction sites intends to be fully electric within three years. Here's why. The post The trucking company that will go fully electric within three years appeared first on The Driven. Electric Work Vehicles EV News Top News

Tesla Semi electric trucks spotted being shipped around ahead of deliveries

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Several Tesla Semi electric trucks have been spotted being shipped around the country ahead of the long-awaited start of deliveries. more…. The post Tesla Semi electric trucks spotted being shipped around ahead of deliveries appeared first on Electrek.

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ZF and Freudenberg partner on fuel cell drives

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ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) division announced a joint development agreement with fuel cell and battery systems supplier, Freudenberg e-Power Systems.

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$250 CCS adapter lets Tesla EVs roam other charging networks

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Tesla last week finally released a “CCS Combo 1” adapter for the North American market that will enable some recent models from the automaker to be charged at up to 250 kw at third-party stations, such as those from Electrify America or EVgo.

Tesla sales grew 63% year-over-year in September

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TrueCar has released their estimates for September, and they anticipate that Tesla sales will be 63.4% higher year over year. TrueCar estimates auto sales each month , and this month, they estimate that Tesla will grow sales by 63% compared to the same time last year.

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China extends NEV purchase tax exemption until end of 2023 in official announcement

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Three Chinese government departments announced in a joint statement that NEVs purchased between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023 will be exempt from purchase taxes. The post China extends NEV purchase tax exemption until end of 2023 in official announcement appeared first on CnEVPost.

MG4 electric hatch pre-orders open as price, shipping dates leaked

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Some MG dealerships have started taking "pre-orders" for the MG4 electric hatchback, but there's a catch. The post MG4 electric hatch pre-orders open as price, shipping dates leaked appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News Top News

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A fire broke out at Tesla Gigafactory Berlin; locals call for production stop

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A fire broke out at Tesla Gigafactory Berlin’s recycling plant in the early hours of the morning, and now a local group that has been fighting the project is using the fire to call for stopping production. more….

Cummins unveils fourth-generation fuel cell at IAA

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Cummins revealed its fourth-generation hydrogen fuel cell engine at IAA. Designed to meet the duty-cycle, performance and packaging requirements of medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses, the fuel cell technology is available in 135 kW single and 270 kW dual modules. 135 kW fuel cell system.

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Leading into Labor Day weekend, California asks EV drivers to limit charging

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California last week enshrined its 2035 ban on sales of new gasoline vehicles that don’t plug in. And now this week it’s telling the relatively few EV drivers in the state to hold off on plugging in during the afternoons.

DeLorean executives sued by Karma for pursuing venture during EV development

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Several DeLorean executives are being sued by their former employer Karma Automotive for pursuing an outside venture while being told to find investors for electric vehicle development.

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Polestar to debut electric SUV Polestar 3 on Oct 12

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All versions of the Polestar 3 will be equipped with a rear-biased dual-motor powertrain, with electric torque vectoring via a dual-clutch system for the rear motor. The post Polestar to debut electric SUV Polestar 3 on Oct 12 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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“Time to act is now:” Tesla chair says Australia can and should make EVs and batteries

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Tesla chair Robyn Denholm says Australia can play role in the growing EV and battery sector, but it will take teamwork of private and government stakeholders. The post “Time to act is now:” Tesla chair says Australia can and should make EVs and batteries appeared first on The Driven.

Here’s how the UK power sector could ditch 99% of natural gas by 2030

Electrek

The UK’s power sector can bring natural gas generation down to just 1% of electricity by 2030, which would avoid £93 billion ($99.6 million) in gas costs in the same period, according to new modeling from London-based independent energy think tank Ember. more….

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Infinium to provide ultra-low carbon electrofuels to Amazon trucking fleet starting in 2023

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Electrofuels provider Infinium announced an agreement with Amazon to begin using Infinium Electrofuels in the retailer’s middle mile fleet as an ultra-low carbon alternative to traditional fossil fuels.

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Sono hits 20,000 reservations for its $30,000 Sion solar EV

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Germany’s Sono Motors confirmed on Thursday that it has 20,000 direct consumer reservations for its upcoming Sion solar-supplemented EV that, if you don't drive much, might seldom if ever cost you anything to "fuel."

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