May, 2022

Nissan, Mitsubishi unveil jointly developed new all-electric mini-vehicles in Japan

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Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors unveiled their first jointly developed light electric vehicles (EVs)—the Sakura and the eK X EV (pronounced “eK cross EV”), —in Japan. The line-off ceremony took place at the Mitsubishi Motors’ Mizushima Plant in Kurashiki City, Okayama Pref.,

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Seattle is installing curbside EV charging by request, for those without off-street parking

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Seattle is the latest city to experiment with curbside EV charging. A utility-run program will install chargers by request, giving drivers without off-street parking a way to charge.

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DeLorean’s Alpha5 EV is a gull-winged sport coupe that does 0-88mph in 4.35s

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DeLorean has released the first non-teaser images of their upcoming electric vehicle, along with a model name: Alpha5. The car’s official public release will come tonight, Monday, at 9pm Pacific time , and DeLorean plans to show it at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 18. more….

Elon Musk finally names Tesla’s main rival—and it’s way bigger than the auto industry

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It’s easy to fall into the Tesla vs. legacy auto narrative. Since the days of the original Roadster, it appeared that Tesla was this company that was determined to make a change by forcing the automotive industry to go electric.

BrightDrop: GM’s silent push into electric commercial vehicles

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Upcoming electric passenger vehicles and light trucks from GM get most of the attention, but its new commercial EV brand is a quiet and very serious push too. Many US drivers now have a vague idea that General Motors is doing something with electric vehicles.

Did CFL Subsidies Crowd Out LED Purchases?

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New research finds that timing matters for standards and subsidies. Light bulbs were back in the news last month, with the Department of Energy announcing new tighter U.S. rules for … Continue Reading Did CFL Subsidies Crowd Out LED Purchases? Uncategorized featured

New Emissions Analytics study suggests pollution from tire wear now 1,850 times worse than exhaust emissions

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In early 2020, UK-based independent testing firm Emissions Analytics published a study claiming that tire particulate wear emissions were 1,000 times worse than exhaust emissions ( earlier post ).

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Tesla and others lobby for federal funding of charging infrastructure for electric trucks

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Tesla, along with other EV companies and environmental groups, is lobbying for some of the federal funding going to EV charging infrastructure to be used to deploy charging stations for electric trucks. more….

Elon Musk lauds China for leading the world in renewable energy and EVs

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Elon Musk has given credit to China for its hard work in renewable energy and electric vehicles. The Tesla CEO’s points were shared on both Twitter and Weibo. Few seem to realize that China is leading the world in renewable energy generation and electric vehicles.

Britishvolt wants to build battery gigafactories around the world

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Battery “gigafactories” are under construction all over the world—and none too soon. As EV sales grow, it is critical to establish local battery production and shorten supply chains. However, state-of-the-art cell packaging and chemistries are evolving quickly these days.

What’s the Matter With Gasoline Prices?

Energy Institute at HAAS

Political rhetoric from both sides is more distracting than enlightening. Being an energy economist isn’t as glamorous as it looks. As with any expertise, it takes thousands of hours to … Continue Reading What’s the Matter With Gasoline Prices? Uncategorized featured

New liquid hydrogen carrier would transport green H2 from Scotland to Germany

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C-Job Naval Architects has designed a new class of liquid hydrogen tanker in partnership with LH2 Europe. LH2 Europe will use the abundant renewable electricity in Scotland to produce green hydrogen and market it at a competitive price with diesel.

DeLorean Alpha5 EV takes the gullwing sports car to the Future

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The rebooted DeLorean Motor Company has revealed its new electric sports car, the Alpha5. And while it carries on the name and gullwing layout of the original DMC-12 that took Marty McFly Back to the Future, it travels to a different era entirely.

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Aptera has more than 22,000 reservations for its solar electric car with up to 1,000 miles of range

Electrek

Aptera announced that it has now received more than 22,000 reservations for its solar-powered electric car, which get to 1,000 miles of range, as it gets closer to production. more….

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk reveals next-generation Starlink satellite details

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed the first technical details about the company’s next-generation Starlink ‘Gen2’ satellite design, confirming that it will far outmatch the current generation of satellites by almost every measure.

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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning First Drive: Ford’s most valued model is now electric

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Ford knows trucks, and demand for its F-150 Lightning shows truck buyers may not be as afraid of EVs as many think. The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck may be the first real mass-market electric vehicle sold in the US.

Delhi: More E-bikes sold in first 3 months of 2022 than all of 2021.

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As of current record shows over 825 Ev charging points were established across the capital and over 165 battery swapping stations where EV owners can exchange exhausted batteries for fully charged ones. With the rise in fuel prices, more and more opt for electric vehicles in Delhi.

Renault Scénic Vision hydrogen hybrid concept offers 75% smaller carbon footprint than a conventional BEV

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Renault unveiled its new Scénic Vision concept-car at the ChangeNOW summit in Paris. Its hybrid electric and hydrogen powertrain aims to reduce downtime related to energy recharging while reducing the carbon footprint, including the battery.

Panasonic: Tesla pushing for faster development of 4680 cells

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Tesla is pushing for faster development of new 4680 battery cells, the CFO of battery supplier Panasonic said in an interview with Bloomberg published Wednesday.

In a global tipping point, 52% of car buyers now want to purchase an EV – here’s why

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The number of consumers looking to buy electric vehicles has hit 52%, according to the latest EY Mobility Consumer Index (MCI). This is the first time the number has exceeded 50%, and it represents a rise of 22 percentage points in just two years. more….

SpaceX repairing upgraded Starship prototype after first test

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SpaceX workers have been spotted repairing the company’s newest Starship prototype in the days after the rocket’s first partial test.

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How a motor’s operating speed, torque and control strategy affect its efficiency

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Second only to power output, efficiency is one of the most fudgeable ratings that applies to traction motors for EVs (right up there with capacity and cycle life claims for Li-ion batteries…).

Olympian Motors company is making Electric car.

Electric Vehicles India

Olympian Motors is making old-style cars into Electric cars as we all know till today everyone is passionate about buying a classic model but due to limited production, they cant people cant make their dream true. and we all know classic models cars ruled the Automobile industry in old days.

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Blue Bird enters commercial vehicle market with flexible Class 5-6 EV chassis

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School bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation unveiled a Class 5-6 electric vehicle platform at the 2022 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.

2023 Lexus RX: Plug-in hybrid, Direct4 performance-hybrid version in redesigned lineup

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Lexus has revealed that hybrid technology will play a wider role in the fifth-generation version of its Lexus RX crossover, due to reach U.S. dealerships by the end of 2022.

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Tesla owners are 50% less likely to crash their EV than their other cars

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Tesla owners who also drive another vehicle are 50% less likely to have an accident in their Tesla compared to in their other vehicles, according to an interesting new study looking at EV drivers who drive multiple vehicles. more….

Tesla’s Elon Musk increases Twitter takeover commitment to $33.5bn

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has increased his commitment for his planned Twitter takeover to $33.5 billion, new filings show. Musk, who came to terms with Twitter on April 25 to acquire the company for $44 billion, has worked to fund the deal through personal wealth, as well as investments from others.

Emporia’s energy management system prepares for the bidirectional EV charging future

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Total control of power usage: from solar to EV and back to the house. Bidirectional charging promises to completely transform the vehicle ownership experience.

Comeback from Hindustan Motors with New Ambassador Electric car.

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Great comeback from Hindustan motors with the new attractive Ambassador Electric car produced with a partnership with a French Auto manufacturing company. Next-gen Ambassador Electric car to Indian Market.

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SolarEdge, Kokam open 2GWh cell plant in South Korea

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SolarEdge Technologies and SolarEdge’s subsidiary, Kokam Limited Company, a provider of lithium-ion batteries and integrated energy storage solutions, announced the opening of “Sella 2”, a two gigawatt-hour (GWh) battery cell manufacturing facility.

Electrify America signs on for 75 MW of solar, says it commits them to net-zero

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Electrify America announced Wednesday that it’s buying into enough solar to more than offset the energy the network delivers to EVs from its charging hardware.

Ford starts customer deliveries of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck

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The electric pickup trucks are coming. Ford has officially started delivering the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck to retail and fleet customers. more…. The post Ford starts customer deliveries of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck appeared first on Electrek.

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Elon Musk’s Twitter stock purchase catches the SEC’s attention

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s Twitter stock purchase has caught the attention of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The agency sent Musk a letter in April, which has now been released.

Purem by Eberspaecher introduces efficient exhaust technology for hydrogen engines

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Purem by Eberspaecher is introducing efficient exhaust technology for hydrogen engines. At the Hannover Messe, the company will be presenting its H 2 -ICE exhaust system for the first time. The H 2 -ICE exhaust system for hydrogen engines from Purem by Eberspaecher.

DRDO report finds serious battery defects in EVs that caught fire.

Electric Vehicles India

On a recent day, most Ev batteries and E-bikes were getting burst and Center Government took serious action towards the incident and requested DRDO to investigate. And DRDO recently shared a shocking report with the central government. Battery defects in EVs.

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Volvo Trucks and Bucher collaborate to electrify sewer cleaner trucks

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Volvo Trucks and Bucher Municipal have now entered into a collaboration to electrify sewer cleaner trucks. By the end of 2023, Bucher Municipal expects to deliver up to 80 fully electric sewer cleaner trucks to cities in Europe.

Could fuel-cell conversions help clean up long-haul diesel trucking?

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In addition to building new zero-emission trucks, what if older diesel trucks were converted to hydrogen fuel-cell power? Two such initiatives were announced earlier this week.