November, 2022

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ORNL researchers use blockchain to increase electric grid resiliency; Grid Guard

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A team led by Raymond Borges Hink at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has developed a method using blockchain to protect communications between electronic devices in the electric grid, preventing cyberattacks and cascading blackouts. The work is summarized in a new technical report from ORNL. The project is part of the ORNL-led Darknet initiative, funded by the DOE Office of Electricity, to secure the nation’s electricity infrastructure by shifting its communicatio

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2023 Mercedes EQE sedan costs $76,050, goes up to 305 miles

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Mercedes-Benz confirmed starting prices for the 2023 EQE electric sedan lineup that arrives at dealerships this fall. With its standard 90.6-kwh battery pack, the EQE 350+ will deliver 305 miles of range, according to EPA estimates cited by Mercedes-Benz but yet unconfirmed in official EPA listings. The EQE is one of the closest electric products.

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Caterpillar (CAT) advances sustainable mining with first battery electric 793 large truck

Electrek

The leading construction and mining equipment manufacturer, Caterpillar (CAT), is plowing ahead with plans to advance sustainable mining. Caterpillar successfully tested its first battery electric 793 large mining truck. more…. The post Caterpillar (CAT) advances sustainable mining with first battery electric 793 large truck appeared first on Electrek.

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Electric Helicopter Makes Historic Flight

CleanTechnica EVs

Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft have been all the rage for a few years, but what about good old helicopters? Naturally, conventional helicopters are powered by fossil fuels, but they can be electric too. One converted electric helicopter is eager to go on an epic journey to show the potential there, and for […].

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

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Tesla, NIO and Renault shine in latest Green NCAP tests

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Green NCAP published the results of three very competitive electric vehicles; the Tesla Model 3, the new-to-market NIO eT7 and the Renault Megane E-Tech 100% electric. All vehicles received an impressive five stars under the Green NCAP sustainable rating scheme, achieving nearly maximum scores due to the high energy efficiency of their electric powertrains, far […] The post Tesla, NIO and Renault shine in latest Green NCAP tests appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Pioneering green graphene applications for a more sustainable future

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The Graphene Flagship explain how emerging applications for graphene can contribute to a more sustainable world. The post Pioneering green graphene applications for a more sustainable future appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Nissan Ariya review, Ram electric truck, Leaf-powered pickup, GM Ultium EVs: The Week in Reverse

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Which fast-food chain is getting fast-charging at 100 locations? Is Tesla Cybertruck production getting pushed back again? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending November 4, 2022. In a review of the 2023 Nissan Ariya, we didn’t yet get to test its efficiency or range, but.

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Tesla Cybertruck reaches 1.5 million pre-orders – Can it live up to the hype?

Electrek

Tesla Cybertruck is getting closer to production, and as the automaker’s first new model in three years, the company badly needs it to gain its momentum back. But can the electric pickup truck live up to Elon Musk’s hype and the 1.5 million pre-orders? more…. The post Tesla Cybertruck reaches 1.5 million pre-orders – Can it live up to the hype? appeared first on Electrek.

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Ford CEO: 40% Less Labor To Build Electric Vehicles

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Ford CEO Jim Farley made a blockbuster of a statement this week. According to the somewhat jovial and optimistic cousin of late comedic actor Chris Farley, producing electric vehicles requires about 40% less labor than producing the same number of fossil-powered cars. The fact that electric vehicles are “simpler” than internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles […].

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China NEV insurance registrations in 4th week of Nov: BYD 38,480, Tesla 16,121, NIO 3,759

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NIO vehicles registered 3,759 insurance units in the fourth week of November, compared to 2,852, 3,124 and 3,325 units in the previous three weeks. The post China NEV insurance registrations in 4th week of Nov: BYD 38,480, Tesla 16,121, NIO 3,759 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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SpaceX ships 200th Falcon second stage, highlighting the flip-side of booster reuse

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SpaceX has built and shipped its 200th Falcon second stage, highlighting the often underappreciated rocket’s record of achievement on the ground and in flight. Approximately 13 years ago, in late 2009 or early 2010, SpaceX shipped the first flightworthy prototype of the first iteration of its Falcon 9 second stage. In June 2010, Falcon 9 lifted off on its inaugural test flight and, with the help of that second stage, successfully launched a boilerplate mockup of Dragon spacecraft into orbi

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Domino’s rolling out nationwide fleet of 800 Chevy Bolt EVs

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Domino’s is rolling out more than 800 custom-branded 2023 Chevy Bolt electric vehicles at select stores throughout the U.S., making it the largest electric pizza delivery fleet in the country. Domino’s launched pizza delivery in 1960 with a Volkswagen Beetle, rolled out the DXP —a custom-built pizza delivery vehicle—in 2015, tested autonomous pizza delivery with cars and robots, and is now leading the charge in the future of pizza delivery.

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GM dealers are working on Teslas, claims thousands of repairs

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General Motors dealerships have repaired thousands of Tesla electric cars, GM claimed in its annual investor day presentation. First spotted by Barron's, a slide in the presentation simply reads "11,180 repairs on Teslas" without elaboration. Tesla in the past has made it difficult for third parties to repair its vehicles, but its grip is being.

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Tesla now has 40,000 Superchargers around the world

Electrek

Tesla confirmed that it now has 40,000 Superchargers in operation around the world, making it the largest global DC fast-charging network. more…. The post Tesla now has 40,000 Superchargers around the world appeared first on Electrek.

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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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China Electric Car Sales — 22% Fully Electric, 31% Have A Plug!

CleanTechnica EVs

Full electric cars accounted for 22% of new car sales in the Chinese market last month! Plugin vehicles continue to be all the rage in the Chinese auto market. They grew 75% year over year (YoY) in October. They scored over 578,000 registrations last month, their second best month ever, only behind last September when they […].

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Amazon Announces Expansion, New Milestones for Electric Delivery Vehicle Program

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Amazon is ready for its first-ever holiday season with its fleet of custom electric delivery vehicles designed by Rivian. Hundreds of the vehicles rolled out this summer in more than a dozen cities, including Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle, and St. Louis. Since then, Amazon has expanded its fleet and now has […] The post Amazon Announces Expansion, New Milestones for Electric Delivery Vehicle Program appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Bougouni: The lithium spodumene project gaining pace in West Africa

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Due to an increase in lithium demand, Kodal Minerals' Bougouni Project is set to capitalise on the value of this top 15 asset. The post Bougouni: The lithium spodumene project gaining pace in West Africa appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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NIO launches its 1,200th NIO Power Swap Station in China

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NIO has launched its 1,200 th NIO Power Swap Station in China at Suzhou New District Jinke Wangfu Hotel. Within a year, the company has deployed 600 new power swap stations have been deployed. NIO plans to build 1,300+ Power Swap stations by the end of 2022 and 4,000+ by 2025. NIO users have completed nearly 14 million battery swaps, with the daily average exceeding 30,000 swaps.

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This tool reveals future EV fast-charging road-trip routes

Green Car Reports

This Thanksgiving weekend, as families take to the highways to visit friends or family, EVs are more likely than ever to be part of the dinner conversation. Product is a big part of it. With the introduction of electric trucks like the F-150 Lightning and even off-road-capable SUVs like the Rivian R1S, and affordable options like the Chevrolet.

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Tesla cancels solar projects in mass, scales back solar division

Electrek

Tesla has canceled solar projects in mass across the US as the company says that it is shutting down its solar operations in some markets. more…. The post Tesla cancels solar projects in mass, scales back solar division appeared first on Electrek.

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Orders For Eviation Alice Electric Plane Pass $2 Billion

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Eviation Aircraft has just announced that the order book for the all-electric Alice airplane has passed a total value of $2 billion. Eviation is developing all-electric aircraft that are built to make flight sustainable, affordable, and a quiet solution to regional travel. On September 27, Eviation’s Alice electric plane conducted its first flight at Moses […].

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Lucid Air Touring and Air Pure Now Ready for the Road with Market-Leading Range

Electric Cars Report

Lucid Group today unveiled the production-specification Lucid Air Pure and Air Touring and delivered the first Air Touring to a customer. Lucid also announced that the development of Air Pure and Air Touring has brought about key changes across the entire model line that drops the coefficient of drag for Lucid Air models down to […] The post Lucid Air Touring and Air Pure Now Ready for the Road with Market-Leading Range appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Elon Musk’s paid Twitter verification system to roll out next week: report

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Elon Musk’s paid Twitter verification system is rolling out next week, showing that the Tesla CEO is wasting no time getting the social media company in tip-top shape. Paid Twitter verification badges are part of Musk’s plans to discourage fake accounts and generate some revenue on the social media platform. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Twitter verification badges will be attainable through an $8 per month subscription as early as next Monday, November 7.

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Coca-Cola will now make local deliveries in Belgium with 30 electric Renault Trucks vehicles

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Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) will start using 30 electric trucks to make “last mile” deliveries to local customers in Belgium. The first five vehicles will go out today in the Antwerp area. Through a key partnership with Renault Trucks, the beverage manufacturer is electrifying one-fifth of its truck fleet and creating the largest fleet of electric trucks in Belgium.

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Domino's commits to 800 Chevy Bolt EV pizza delivery cars

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Domino's is rolling out a nationwide fleet of 855 Chevrolet Bolt EV pizza delivery cars, with the first 100 vehicles scheduled to arrive later this month. Wearing a lightning-bolt-infused Domino's livery, those initial 2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV hatchbacks will be followed by 700 more "in the coming months," Domino's said in a press release. The.

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Tesla starts hiring for Cybertruck production

Electrek

Tesla is starting to hire workers specifically for Cybertruck production at Gigafactory Texas, according to job listings seen by Electrek. more…. The post Tesla starts hiring for Cybertruck production appeared first on Electrek.

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Global Electric Vehicle Sales Up 62%

CleanTechnica EVs

Electric vehicle sales were up 62% globally in the first half of 2022 compared to the first half of 2021. That includes fully electric vehicles and plugin hybrids. These plugin vehicles reached 4.3 million sales in the first half of 2022, according to global EV analysis leaders at EV-Volumes. Looking at growth in core regions, […].

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Caterpillar Demonstrates First Battery Electric Large Mining Truck

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Construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar announced a successful demonstration of its first battery electric 793 large mining truck and a significant investment to transform its Arizona-based proving ground into a sustainable testing and validation hub of the future. Caterpillar completed development of its first battery electric 793 prototype with support from key mining customers participating in […] The post Caterpillar Demonstrates First Battery Electric Large Mining Truck appear

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NIO ET7 wins new award in Denmark

CN EV Post

The NIO ET7 has won the Technological Frontrunner award from Auto Awards Denmark, beating out rivals including the Mercedes-Benz EQS and Tesla Model Y. The post NIO ET7 wins new award in Denmark appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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LiNa Energy successfully demonstrates Na-ion technology for battery energy storage systems

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Solid-state sodium-ion battery company LiNa Energy ( earlier post ) successfully completed an independent demonstration of its lithium-free sodium batteries for energy storage systems with commercial partner ion Ventures. The test was performed independently at HORIBA MIRA and was funded via support from the UK’s Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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Fisker plans to share EV platforms, sell emissions credits

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Fisker plans to share EV platforms with other automakers, as well as explore selling emissions credits, the company revealed in its third-quarter financial results update. "Fisker has begun preliminary discussions with large global OEMs and businesses to explore sharing both Ocean and Pear platforms, joint U.S. manufacturing, and future sales of.

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In France, all large parking lots now have to be covered by solar panels

Electrek

In France, solar just got a huge boost from new legislation approved through the Senate this week that requires all parking lots with spaces for at least 80 vehicles – both existing and new – be covered by solar panels. more…. The post In France, all large parking lots now have to be covered by solar panels appeared first on Electrek.

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Aptera Partners With Italian Composites Manufacturer To Accelerate Production

CleanTechnica EVs

Aptera is doing things very differently from other vehicle manufacturers. It doesn’t take a deep dive on the vehicle’s design and technology to know this, because Aptera’s vehicles are obviously very different. They look a lot more like an airplane than a car, and they’re covered in solar panels, which gives you a big clue […].

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100,000th Porsche Taycan Rolls Off The Production Line

Electric Cars Report

On 7 November, the 100,000th Taycan rolled off the production line. The milestone car left the assembly line about three years after production first started at the main plant in Zuffenhausen in September 2019. The Neptune Blue Taycan Turbo S is destined for a customer in the United Kingdom. “We are very pleased to have […] The post 100,000th Porsche Taycan Rolls Off The Production Line appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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