July, 2020

UN report highlights urgent need to tackle impact of EV battery production boom

Green Car Congress

Demand for raw materials used in the production of electric car batteries is set to soar, prompting the UN trade body, UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), to call for the social and environmental impacts of the extraction of raw materials, which include human rights abuses, to be addressed urgently.

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VW says that the pandemic has made EVs "more inevitable"

Green Car Reports

The full impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic remains to be seen, Volkswagen is already predicting that it will be good for electric cars.

2020 171
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Honda e review

Discover EV

Discover EV attends the UK contactless launch of the all-new Honda-e. Boasting minimalist design, cutting-edge technology and dynamic handling, it is one of the best small electric cars on the market despite its short range

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Further help confirmed for car finance consumers still facing coronavirus difficulties

Green Cars News

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed support will continue for motor finance consumers facing payment difficulties due to coronavirus (Covid-19), including a ban on repossessions until 31 October 2020

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New report reveals that electric vehicle batteries can provide significant economic value for drivers and the electricity grid

Plug N Drive

On July 16, 2020, Plug’n Drive published a new report that demonstrates the economic value that electric vehicle (EV) batteries can provide to drivers and to Ontario’s electricity sector.

2020 66

How to Import an EV to Australia

My Electric Car

How to Import an Electric Vehicle. We’ve been asked over the years about EV car imports and this blog is a bit of a ‘how to’ about the process.

2020 64

Snam and Baker Hughes test world’s first hydrogen blend turbine for gas networks

Green Car Congress

Baker Hughes and Snam have successfully completed testing of the world’s first “hybrid” hydrogen turbine designed for a gas network. The test paves the way to implement adoption of hydrogen blended with natural gas in Snam’s current transmission network infrastructure.

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Ford reveals 1400hp Mustang Mach-E

Discover EV

We're massive fans of the Ford Mustang Mach-E, which is destined to hit the roads in the not-too-distant, so adding wings and tripling the maximum power output is always going to go down well with us.

2020 83

All-electric Fiat 500 makes public debut in Rome

Green Cars News

On the eve of the Fiat 500’s 63rd birthday, the all-new city car marked its public debut in a presentation to the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella

2020 66

Top Four Ways EVs can be Key to Economic Recovery in the Post-Pandemic World

Plug N Drive

A recent report published by Corporate Knights entitled “Building Back Better with a Bold Green Recovery” demonstrates that not only is the green economy on the rise, but it could be the key to global economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 55

M3P lifetime wh/km

Supercharged EV

I took it as a reference point at 12821 kms , and I'll check how it evolves over time Happy about this article ? want to get free superchaging miles ? then use my refferal to order your Tesla [link

2020 52

Fountain Valley, CA hydrogen station opens; 100% renewable H2

Green Car Congress

The Fountain Valley, California hydrogen station has opened. The Fountain Valley True Zero station, located in Orange County, was developed by FirstElement Fuel. It will be open 24 hours a day and is located at 18480 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708.

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Sweden's Northvolt will make $2.3B of electric-car batteries for BMW

Green Car Reports

As it ramps up electric-car production, BMW has inked a battery-supply deal with Sweden's Northvolt. BMW plans to buy 2 billion euros ($2.3 billion) of batteries from Northvolt beginning in 2024.

2020 171

Porsche launches 'entry-level' Taycan in China

Discover EV

Porsche has launched what it is calling “a perfect entry point into the fully electrified Porsche world” in China

2020 81

Top five things we learned off-roading in a Land Rover Defender

Green Cars News

When you think of the word ‘iconic’ in the automotive world, one of the vehicles that immediately springs to mind is the Land Rover Defender

Hydrogen: Not The Future Of Electric Cars

MyEVOnline

Ever noticed how vehicles have played their part in converting our shared air into a gigantic trash bin? Undoubtedly, each one of us wants to live in a greener environment and breathe pure air free of toxins.

2020 52

EV's efficiency

Supercharged EV

Cool EV efficiency report made by Warren Redlich video [link] Happy about this article ? want to get free superchaging miles ? then use my refferal to order your Tesla [link

2020 52

Lightning Systems debuts new electric Ford F-550 for shuttle buses, delivery trucks

Green Car Congress

Lightning Systems has introduced an all-electric powertrain for the popular Ford F-550 Chassis Cab. The new Lightning Electric Ford F-550 will be available in gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR) of 17,500 to 19,500 pounds. Orders from fleets are being accepted immediately.

2020 391

2022 Nissan Ariya: 10 geeky details in 300-mile, $40,000 electric crossover

Green Car Reports

The production-bound Ariya electric crossover that Nissan revealed Wednesday morning in Japan represents a bucketload of firsts for the brand.

2020 171

BMW iX3 EV to get 282bhp and 285 mile range

Discover EV

The first fully electric X model from BMW – the iX3 – has broken cover. Promising a decent balance between power, performance and useful range, it will lead the way for next-generation BMW EVs when it goes on sale in 2021

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All-electric Nissan Ariya revealed with enhanced technology and impressive range

Green Cars News

Nissan has revealed the production model of the Nissan Ariya, an all-electric coupe crossover for a new era

2020 65

These StartUps are going to Challenge Tesla

MyEVOnline

Electric vehicles appeared as a revolutionary technology in the automotive industry. With passing years they have gained popularity worldwide due to their efficiency, high speed, and zero-emission feature.

2020 52

soon a model 3 with 650 km range ?

Supercharged EV

Tesla software is showing signs that They will maybe add a new version of the model 3 , changing the current battery from 75 kw to 100kw. That could boost the autonomy to 650 KM, See Zeus M3 / Green twitt : Happy about this article ? want to get free superchaging miles ?

2020 52

Hyundai ships 10 XCIENT Fuel Cell heavy-duty truck to Europe for commercial use

Green Car Congress

Hyundai Motor Company shipped the first 10 units of the Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell, the first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck, to Switzerland. Earlier post.)

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Hydrogen from renewable energy could be cost-competitive by 2030, analysis finds

Green Car Reports

Hydrogen produced using renewable energy could become a cost-competitive option over that made from natural gas within the decade, according to a new analysis from IHS Markit.

2020 171

Top 5 electric vans

Discover EV

Electrified vans are rapidly growing in popularity. As a solution for urban areas they are almost unbeatable, being able to carry the same payloads as their pure-ICE counterparts but without the associated emissions. But what's available for buyers here in the UK

2020 79

Ineos Grenadier: Defender-inspired 4x4 revealed

Green Cars News

Ineos Automotive has revealed the exterior design of the Grenadier, its forthcoming, no-nonsense 4x4 vehicle

2020 65

Importance of State-backed Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

MyEVOnline

It is an accepted fact that making any technological innovation successful requires the government’s strong support and backup. That’s specifically valid for the survival and development of electric vehicles.

2020 52

134. WHAT WE LEARNED FROM 100M SMARTPHONES

Qnovo

Tesla’s market valuation hit today $225 Billion, more than the valuation of any other auto manufacturer, highlighting the importance of the lithium-ion battery to our economies. The battery is the product differentiator for electric vehicles, stationary energy storage and many consumer devices.

2020 52

BMW to pilot second-generation hydrogen fuel cell drives in small series from 2022

Green Car Congress

The BMW Group will pilot the second generation of hydrogen fuel cell drives in a small series in the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT based on the current BMW X5 from 2022.

2020 386

GM backs away from hydrogen fuel-cell tech in passenger vehicles

Green Car Reports

General Motors is no longer interested in selling a hydrogen fuel-cell passenger car, and will instead focus on battery-electric vehicles.

2020 170

Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback concept revealed

Discover EV

Audi is rapidly expanding its e-tron range of EVs and joining the Q4 e-tron concept, the brand has now shown off a Sportback version of its forthcoming compact SUV. Promising up to 310 miles, it will be the brand's seventh EV when it finally goes on sale next year

2020 79

Tesla launches Model Y lease deals

Green Cars News

Tesla is launching lease deals for its Model Y in the US, with prices starting from $441 a month, which is around £350 a month using current exchange rates

2020 63

supercharger map with range circle

Supercharged EV

Our friends of the forum "forum.supercharge.info" made a great chart that I find useful because in addition to the list of superchargers ( that you also have on Tesla website), their interface provides the possibility to draw range circles around one or several locations.

2020 52

Toshiba’s Light Sensor Paves the Way for Cheap Lidar

Cars That Think

The technology boosts light-cell efficiency, enables high-res Lidar using commercial camera lenses. sensors sensors/automotive-sensors

2020 63

New graphene material for longer-lasting fuel cells

Green Car Congress

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London and University College London (UCL) have produced graphene via a special, scalable technique and used it to develop hydrogen fuel cell catalysts.

2020 378

Tires and wheels can have a huge effect on electric car range

Green Car Reports

When driving an electric car, it's important to consider the only part of the vehicle that actually touches the road. Tires can have a major impact on electric car range.

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