February, 2021

Michelin to ship tires on sail-powered cargo ships

Green Car Congress

The Michelin Group recently signed a transport commitment with the French shipping line NEOLINE. NEOLINE’s decarbonized shipping service relies on wind energy as the main propulsion for its 136m cargo ships with 4200 m 2 of sails.

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Front Group For Oil Company Representatives In Congress Celebrates All White Heritage; Called Out By Greenius, “CO2 Was At 395ppm When Shultz Endorsed Their B t. It’s 416ppm today.”

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Tesla existed before Elon Musk: Founders on how they pitched the idea

Green Car Reports

While he's the face of the electric-car maker today, Elon Musk did not start Tesla. Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning were co-founders of Tesla, aiming to produce what became the Tesla Roadster.

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High-voltage EV battery packs: benefits and challenges. More voltage, more better?

Charged

In 2020, Porsche delivered just over 20,000 units of its luxury Taycan EV—the first vehicle from a major automaker to sport an 800 V (nominal) battery, which is more than double the voltage of its competitors (and firmly into light-rail and switchyard locomotive territory, actually).

Daimler and PGE develop the electric truck stop of the future

Charged EVs

The Electric Island project, a collaboration between Daimler Trucks North America and Portland General Electric, will be a test bed for all kinds of heavy-duty EV charging solutions. Electric trucks are finally starting to roll.

Seven Considerations Before Bringing EV Charging to Your Workplace

Plug N Drive

The transition to electrified transportation continues to gain momentum as more electric vehicle (EV) models emerge on the market, government incentive programs expand and the total share of EV passenger car sales grows.

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New electrode material for solid-state batteries improves performance

Green Car Congress

A research team from Japan has recently developed a novel electrode material for all-solid-state batteries (ASSBs) by combining lithium sulfate and lithium ruthenate, which results in improved performance. An open-access paper on their work is published in Science Advances.

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Will Alpha Motors sell the retro-cute EV style other automakers have shunned in the US?

Green Car Reports

The glut of EV startups is allowing car designers to do some very exciting work. While mainstream automakers churn out endless crossovers with the same predictable truck-inspired styling, Alpha Motors' idea of a "crossover" looks more like a vintage rally car than a modern EV.

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Isolation technologies for EV power electronics

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Overview of Electric Vehicle Platforms in 2021

Charged Future

The rise of electric cars has been at a slow, but steady rate. The modern-day electric vehicle (EV) pioneers such as the Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, and Tesla Model S showed the public a glimpse into the potential electric future.

The Texas Power Crisis, New Home Construction, and Electric Heating

Energy Institute at HAAS

No U.S. state has built as many new homes as Texas over the last decade and most of them use electric heat. There is plenty of blame to go around … Continue Reading The Texas Power Crisis, New Home Construction, and Electric Heating. Uncategorized climate change electricity energy efficiency

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CSIRO receives $1 million in funding for hydrogen refueling station as part of VH2

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The government of the state of Victoria in Australia is providing more than $1 million in funding to CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, that will enable it to partner with Swinburne University of Technology to establish the Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2).

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Networked EV Charging and Your Customers

Sema Connect

Apartments, retailers, and other businesses can offer some immense benefits to EV drivers with the help of networked EV charging stations. The post Networked EV Charging and Your Customers appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations.

Volta readies electric trucks for Europe, with US suppliers

Green Car Reports

Sweden-based Volta Trucks is readying an electric commercial vehicle for the European market, but it's relying on suppliers based in the United States for key components.

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2022 GMC Hummer EV: the biggest, baddest, butchest EV to hit the market?

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The news that General Motors would relaunch the infamous Hummer name—as an all-electric truck no less—broke a few days before the high-dollar, high-visibility 2020 Super Bowl ad that introduced that vehicle to the world.

Advocating electric in the heartland

Electric Auto Association

Kansas City EAA chapter members challenge government regulation as part of their efforts to support clean energy. Members of the Mid-America EAA show-off different types of EVs, including a lawn mower.

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Electric Vehicle Owners Drive Less Than We Thought

Energy Institute at HAAS

Analysis of home electricity usage reveals how much people charge – and therefore drive – their EVs. Today’s post is co-authored with Fiona Burlig, James Bushnell & David Rapson. It’s … Continue Reading Electric Vehicle Owners Drive Less Than We Thought.

Bombardier (now Alstom) to convert AGC hybrid trains to full battery power

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Bombardier Transportation (now part of Alstom) introduced a variety of green innovations to reduce CO 2 emissions and pollution in the railway sector.

Jaguar to become all-electric luxury brand from 2025

Discover EV

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced its new global strategy, and it will see Jaguar going EV-only after 2025, and Land Rover introducing six pure electric variants in the next five years

Toyota claims the 2021 Mirai fuel-cell car cleans the air, calls it “minus emissions”

Green Car Reports

Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles produce only water vapor as emissions—water that could in theory be filtered and made potable.

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SemaConnect Launches New Fleet Management Software Solution for Electric Fleets

Sema Connect

Companies and governments transitioning to commercial electric fleets can manage charging and track vehicles with the SemaConnect Network. The post SemaConnect Launches New Fleet Management Software Solution for Electric Fleets appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations.

Electric cars buyers guide

Drive Electric

The early weeks of the new year are always exciting. It’s a new dawn, a new day, and a new opportunity to start feeling good about making some positive changes in our lives. And what could be more of a positive change than being more environmentally friendly in 2021?

Monthly Myth: EVs don’t work In the cold

Electric Auto Association

Weather issues simply don’t warrant avoiding EV s By Tim Benford: President of Drive Electric Dayton and Past Vice-President of Electric Auto Association. As we know from GM’s Superbowl advertisement, Norway is crushing the USA in electric vehicle (EV) sales, followed closely by Sweden and Finland.

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Daimler to split into two pure-play companies: cars & vans, trucks & buses

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Daimler plans a fundamental change in its structure, splitting into two independent pure-play companies: Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans, and Daimler Truck, which will be a spin-off the current Truck and Bus business.

New ID.3 Pro brings additional motor option and lower entry price to Volkswagen’s EV

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The Volkswagen ID.3 Pro is available to order now, bringing the electric hatchback’s entry price to £28,670, whilst maintaining the 260+ mile range of its more expensive counterparts

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Audi and Norway unleash Game of Thrones star on GM, Will Ferrell

Green Car Reports

Audi is Norway’s best-selling electric vehicle brand. GM doesn’t sell vehicles in Norway. You didn’t think Audi—and especially its Norwegian operation—would sit idly by as GM and Will Ferrell challenged it in EVs, would you?

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Managing Your EV Fleet with SemaConnect Fleet Management Software

Sema Connect

The SemaConnect Network gives station owners the comprehensive management software they need for their EV fleet and shared parking. The post Managing Your EV Fleet with SemaConnect Fleet Management Software appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations.

EV charging: the difference between AC and DC

EV Box

When it comes to electric mobility, two separate electric al currents can be used to fuel an electric vehicle (EV) —AC (alternating current) and DC (direct current). But, before we dive in, there are a two things you should keep in mind

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January 2021 CHEAPR Data Released

EV Club of CT

CHEAPR Rebates Continue at Low Rate January has generally been a slow month in our tracking of EV purchase incentives, and it continues in the same vein with 68 rebates, per the latest data release. Read more. Blog CHEAPR Data CHEAPR Jan 2021 EV Club CT EV purchase incentives

Peugeot introduces new e-PARTNER electric van

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The Peugeot brand is now offering a full range of electric utility vehicles in Europe. Complementing the new Peugeot e-EXPERT (International VAN of The Year 2021) and Peugeot e-BOXER, Peugeot is presenting the new Peugeot e-PARTNER.

Vauxhall Combo-e Life to join brand’s EV range

Discover EV

A passenger version of the popular Combo van, the e-Life will offer much in the way of versatility and practicality alongside a few creature comforts and that all-important zero-emissions powertrain

Riversimple Rasa lightweight hydrogen car nudged toward production with Siemens partnership

Green Car Reports

The Riversimple Rasa hydrogen fuel-cell car has been under development for over a decade, but it is getting a significant nudge toward production in the form of a partnership with industrial giant Siemens.

Four Reasons Why Your Corporation Should Invest in EV Fleet Charging

Sema Connect

Here are four reasons why your company should consider investing in EV fleets and fleet charging stations. The post Four Reasons Why Your Corporation Should Invest in EV Fleet Charging appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations. Blog fleets

Committing to Evidence-Based Policymaking

Energy Institute at HAAS

To be successful, the Biden-Harris Administration’s evidence-based policymaking push must engage both technocrats and impacted communities. Last Wednesday was Climate Day at the White House. President Biden, alongside his experienced … Continue Reading Committing to Evidence-Based Policymaking.

Careful what you wish for

Electric Auto Association

The political climate has changed. What does that mean for EV adoption? BY JOHN HIGHAM: LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ELECTRIC AUTO ASSOCIATION, ELECTRIC AUTO ASSOCIATION BOARD MEMBER. John Kerry, recently appointed as Climate Czar, a Cabinet-level position.

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First charging station for EVs using second-life batteries from Irizar e-mobility is in service

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The first charging station for EVs that uses energy storage based on second-life batteries from Irizar e-mobility is up and running. This charging point, developed by Repsol and Ibil , has been installed in a Repsol service station on the N-I road where it goes through the city of Tolosa in Gipuzkoa.

Tesla unveils updates for the Model 3, Model S and Model X

Discover EV

Tesla has been fiddling with its three major models – the Model 3, Model S and Model X, bringing incremental improvements to tech throughout the ranges

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