October, 2020

SAE International publishes new J2954 wireless charging standard

Green Car Congress

SAE International has published the first global standard that specifies, in a single document, both the electric vehicle and supply equipment (EVSE) ground-system requirements for wireless charging of electric vehicles (EV).

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Battery supplier SKI: 500 miles of range with 20 minutes of fast-charging, ready in 2021

Green Car Reports

The South Korean supplier SK Innovation revealed Thursday that it’s developing cells that will only need two quick 10-minute charges to cover more than 500 miles of range when installed in an EV.

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EV Life is awarded CalSEED grant from the California Energy Commission to make financing electric cars cheaper than gas vehicles.

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The grant will fund the development of a fintech platform to empower EV buyers to save up to $200/month on electric vehicle loans. Folsom, California, 15 October 2020.

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EV registrations stay strong in a challenging UK car market

Go Ultra Low

It’s a challenging time for the UK car market, with the backdrop of coronavirus providing some uncertainty for potential buyers. Yet there is positive news surrounding electric vehicle (EV) registrations.

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J.D. Power: Totally Changing Society Hasn’t Made People Want Electric Vehicles

The Truth About Cars

Despite governments the world over practically forcing electric vehicles down our collective throat via stringent emission standards, the average person living in North America hasn’t changed their mind on them. According to a recent survey by J.D.

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Hummer EV is finally unveiled

Discover EV

Hummer has been brought back to life, but this time it's electric. After a very long build-up, the Hummer EV has finally been given an official unveiling by GM which is branding it a “first-of-its kind supertruck” destined to “forge new paths with zero emissions

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BYD lands largest ever electric bus order in Finland; 106 buses for Nobina

Green Car Congress

BYD has entered the Finnish market for the first time after securing an order for 106 buses with Nobina, one of Finland’s and Scandinavia’s largest Public Transport Operators (PTOs).

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CleanCar.go

Clean Car

The rise in e-commerce was already a major trend before Covid-19 rearranged our lives. Now it has been turbo-charged. Physical retail will still have a place in the urban landscape. But for many people in many circumstances, online shopping is going to become the dominant retail mode.

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Is leasing an electric car a good idea?

Go Ultra Low

At Go Ultra Low, we think leasing can be a great way to sample what it’s like to live with an electric car.

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EVs Have Given Asian Suppliers Unrivaled Industrial Might

The Truth About Cars

Seen by some as a moral imperative, electrification is swiftly changing the dynamics of the automotive industry.

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Mercedes-Benz confirms six new all-electric EQ models

Discover EV

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it is expanding its all-electric EQ range with six new EVs.

2020 82

Volvo Cars successfully places first green bond, raises €500M

Green Car Congress

Volvo Cars successfully placed its first green bond, raising €500 million from a diverse group of institutional investors and further increasing the company’s financial flexibility.

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Need to rent a big electric truck for moving or business? More options are coming soon

Green Car Reports

If you've got a big move coming up, you may soon able to do it with minimal carbon emissions.

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2020 Volkswagen ID.3: Prices, specs and everything you need to know

Green Cars News

Full specs and list prices for the all-electric Volkswagen ID.3 have finally been revealed, with entry-level models getting a list price of less than £30,000

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First month in European history that EV sales surpass Diesel

EV Info

This year has been a turbulent time for the global car market, espicially in Europe where car registrations dropped by 29% during the first nine months of the year – to 8.54 million units. In Spetember there are signs that Europe is all set for an electric revolution was the market rebounds. According to JATO’s figures for September 2020, this revolution has already started. .

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A just transition

Clean Car

Benjamin Franklin noted that there was nothing certain in life except death and taxes. However, to this auspicious list, we must now add (at least) one more category; the end of the internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle. We all know it is coming and probably sooner than we think. The UK Government has committed to banning the sale of new ICE vehicles (and hybrids) from 2035. Many observers think that date will be brought forward.

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Audi e-tron GT previewed ahead of big reveal

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One of the stars of the 2018 LA Auto Show, the Audi e-tron GT has been hotly anticipated since.

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Toyota REXH2 fuel cell module successfully tested on boat over more than 7,000 nautical miles, including trans-Atlantic crossings

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The REXH2 is a modular maritime hydrogen power solution developed around Toyota’s fuel cell technology. It has been succesfully tested in real open sea conditions aboard the Energy Observer boat for over more than 7,000 nautical miles including trans-Atlantic crossings.

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2021 Toyota Sienna first drive: 36 mpg and design flair make the minivan relevant again

Green Car Reports

If Toyota’s minivan goes hybrid and sips fuel at 36 miles per gallon, is the era of the “swagger wagon” over?

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Refreshed Vauxhall Crossland revealed ahead of 2021 launch

Green Cars News

Vauxhall has revealed the first images of its new Crossland, with deliveries for the company’s smallest SUV set to commence in early 2021

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Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric Pricing Announced at $54,985

The Truth About Cars

Making good on its promise that the future will be electric, Volvo has readied the XC40 Recharge P8 compact crossover for a spring debut. Though it doesn’t seem to have secured an idyllic price tag.

More Affordable EV Charging with NeoCharge’s Smart Splitters

EV Match

We’re excited to announce one of our newest partners, NeoCharge , whose Smart Splitters are making it easier and cheaper for homeowners to add EV charging.

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Peugeot launches all-electric e-Traveller MPV

Discover EV

In recent months the PSA Group brands have all launched both an electric van, and an MPV based on the group's shared architecture. The Peugeot e-Traveller is destined to reach the UK next year, with reservations already open

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Report says lithium from California’s Salton Sea can anchor US battery supply chain

Green Car Congress

Developing lithium from the Salton Sea in California can help anchor a multi-billion dollar domestic electric vehicle battery supply chain and inject thousands of jobs and billions of dollars into California’s economically disadvantaged Imperial Valley, according to a new report from New Energy Nexus.

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Hyundai invests in startup aiming to transport hydrogen in oil

Green Car Reports

Hyundai is investing in a startup that plans to transport hydrogen in oil, potentially making use of existing fossil-fuel infrastructure. The automaker is partnering with German startup Hydrogenious through its Hyundai Cradle division, which deals with emerging technology and startup partnerships.

2020 154

Track-focused Clubsport joins Volkswagen’s GTI range

Green Cars News

Volkswagen has taken the covers off its fiery Golf GTI Clubsport – a new addition to the updated Golf range

2020 66

Ford Says Electric Transit Vans Are Coming for Real This Time

The Truth About Cars

Eager to prove itself as a forward thinking mobility brand, Ford has advised us to prepare for the debut of the battery powered E-Transit van on November 12th.

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Hyundai KONA fire risk - global recalls announced for KONA owners

EVolution

IBreaking news yesterday, as Hyundai recall over 700 Kona’s in New Zealand following, recalls in Korea, North America, and Europe. Australia might be next.

2020 52

RBW Electric Classic Cars creates a £90k electric MGB Roadster

Discover EV

The MGB Roadster is a classic of the British sports car breed, but it has its flaws – namely the British Leyland build quality. RBW EV Classic Cars has the answer: an electric version of the classic, built from the ground up as a new car with the reliability of a modern EV

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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Integral Molten Salt SMR

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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Integral Molten Salt SMR. Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Hon.

Report: 50 years ago, GM and Ford understood climate change was an issue

Green Car Reports

General Motors and Ford knew about the possible impact of climate change as far back as 50 years ago, according to a new report from E&E News.

2020 153

Jaguar XF gets hybrid tech and fresh tech

Green Cars News

Say hello to the 2020 Jaguar XF

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What is a ‘modal shift’ and why is it important?

Clean Car

In common with many other industries and sectors the push towards cleaner forms of urban mobility has its jargon. One of the most common phrases we hear is ‘modal shift’, which to the casual observer sounds a bit ‘star trek’.

2020 52

MG ZS EV - Australia's most affordable EV?

EVolution

It’s been a bit of a wait, but finally pre-orders for the MG ZS EV are now open in Australia! Only the third all-electric vehicle to hit Australian roads to be priced around $50k, the MG ZS EV SUV is the first entirely electric vehicle on offer by MG.

2020 52

Renault reveals two new second-life battery programmes

Discover EV

Renault has announced its involvement in the UK's largest second-life sustainable energy project, supplying Connected Energy with 1000 used batteries. Alongside this, the brand is commissioning its first, and Europe's largest, advanced battery storage (ABS) scheme in Douai, France

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Rolls-Royce completes ground-testing of technology set to power the world’s fastest all-electric plane: ACCEL

Green Car Congress

Rolls-Royce has completed testing of the technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane.

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GM hasn't developed the Hummer EV yet, but its battery tech is ready

Green Car Reports

Automakers that build off-road vehicles often talk about how their development work has taken them to the far reaches of the globe, over millions of miles. As off-roading becomes electrified, with vehicles like the 2022 GMC Hummer EV just introduced, that need applies more than ever.

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