December, 2020

Toyota moves closer to production with next-generation fuel cell technology for heavy-duty trucks; new Mirai system

Green Car Congress

Toyota’s next generation fuel cell electric technology is now powering a new set of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E: Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2021 finalist

Green Car Reports

The idea of applying the Mustang’s pony car heritage to Ford’s first widely available electric vehicle, the Mach-E, might seem like sacrilege to some, or the smartest product decision of the decade to others.

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2020 EV Charging Infrastructure Best-in-Test: Rating the DC fast charging user experience

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If EVs are to replace fossil-fuel vehicles, they need to be able to make long highway trips, which means that DC fast charging needs to be reliable, convenient, affordable and ubiquitous.

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EV charging infrastructure incentives in Europe

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Electric vehicle charging incentives are available across Europe for both residential and commercial charging.

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Subaru confirms electric SUV for Europe

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Subaru will bring an all-electric SUV to Europe before 2025

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Can the Coronavirus crisis be an opportunity for change? Can we create a greener economy?

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On Saturday 12 December, the UK and UN will host the Climate Ambition Summit to encourage world leaders to come together to urgently tackle climate change.

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PNNL-led team designs highly active cobalt-based PGM-free catalyst for fuel cells

Green Car Congress

A multi-institutional research team led by materials scientists from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has designed a highly active and durable catalyst that doesn’t rely on costly platinum group metals (PGM) to spur the necessary chemical reaction.

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Mach-E Delivers Everything but the Mustang

The Truth About Cars

The first Mach-E delivery took place yesterday, according to macheclub.com. Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford in Dallas, Texas was the dealership, and the vehicle was a California Route 1 Mach-E in white.

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Why EV charging should be on your 2021 ‘To-Do List’

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At EVBox, we’re looking forward to a new year full of opportunities to accelerate the shift to electric transportation across the globe. And what kind of opportunities do we expect to see coming down the pike? Infrastructure

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Ford adds high performance Mustang Mach-E to range

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Ford has announced that it is adding a range-topping GT Performance version of its Mustang Mach-E to the line-up. Boasting 21bhp more than the regular GT, the Performance Edition takes the car's dynamic abilities up a level whilst still offering a respectable driving range

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My EV Story: Shaun Windsor – Tesla Model 3

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With significantly cheaper running costs and over 100 models to choose from, it’s easy to see why drivers like Shaun Windsor are making the switch to electric vehicles in 2020.

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LME copper prices hit 7-year high

Green Car Congress

On 4 December 2020, the LME cash price hit its highest level since March 2013, closing at US$7,742/t. (By By 10 December, that dropped back to $7,712/t.) Copper has charted an unlikely trajectory through 2020, notes Roskill.

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Toyota EV with solid-state batteries: 10-minute full charge, prototype reportedly due in 2021

Green Car Reports

Toyota hopes to be the first automaker to launch an electric car with solid-state batteries, aiming to unveil a prototype next year, ahead of a production launch relatively soon after that, Nikkei Asia reported Thursday.

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E-bikes elevate your riding experience

Plug in America

E-bikes are just like a traditional bicycle, but with an electric motor. The rider can control how much electric power they want using pedal assist, which is a mode to help you pedal faster and easier. Generally, e-bike power ranges from 250 to 900 watts with an average maximum speed of 28 mph.

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Bishop Ranch shows companies a path to EV charging

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Thirty-six miles east of San Francisco, an innovative office-and-retail destination called Bishop Ranch is using electric vehicle charging to lead its tenants, visitors, and region into the electrified future. Sustainability

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2020 Audi e-tron Sportback 55 quattro review

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The e-tron Sportback joins the UK line?up up alongside the original e?tron tron SUV but is its Coupé-inspired design and sporting bias worth the extra money

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Volkswagen ID.3

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I was invited to take a test drive in the new Volkswagen ID.3 that Jacksons have at their dealership here on the island as a demonstration vehicle. I was greeted by Matthew Jones who had arranged the test drive.

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Berlin receives 90 electric Solaris buses; BVG Solaris electric fleet totals 123

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Solaris has completed the delivery of 90 Urbino 12 electric buses for Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG). This was one of the biggest contracts for battery-powered buses in Europe and the largest one for the manufacturer in Germany so far.

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Aptera solar car claimed to need no charging starts at $25,900, arrives in 2021

Green Car Reports

Aptera Motors now claims its updated electric three-wheeler will be able to run entirely on solar power, with no charging required for daily use. Our built-in solar array keeps your battery pack topped off and anywhere you want to go, you just go," Aptera co-founder Chris Anthony said in a statement.

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Apple iCar: The Next Big Thing?

The Truth About Cars

Apple has targeted 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include proprietary self-driving and battery technologies, according to Reuters. Project Titan, The iPad creator’s automotive effort, started in 2014 with the goal of Apple designing its own vehicle.

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Go from parking lot to next-gen mobility hub with EV charging

EV Box

An electric revolution is transforming the way people drive, fuel up, and park. No one will be more impacted by the societal shift from gas cars to electric vehicles than owners and operators of commercial parking facilities. Infrastructure

2020 83

GRIDSERVE opens its first Electric Forecourt

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Working like a traditional petrol station, but serving net-zero kilowatts at high speeds rather than carbon-intesnsive fossil fuels, it's a leap forward in public infrastructure which could provide a solution for those who don't have the ability to charge at home

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Driving on sunshine

Plug in America

Winter solstice has swept in , and me and my electric vehicle (EV) are taking another trip around the sun—on sunshine! . My ex and I got solar at home on his birthday in 2002, then our first EV, the RAV4, a couple months later, on the winter solstice.

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Wärtsilä and Grieg to build green ammonia-fueled tanker

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The technology group Wärtsilä and Grieg Edge, the innovation hub of Norwegian shipping group Grieg Star, are jointly running a project to launch an ammonia-fueled tanker producing no greenhouse gas emissions by 2024.

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Electric self-driving Apple car reportedly to use next-level battery tech in 2024

Green Car Reports

Apple is planning to launch an electric car in 2024 with radical new battery tech, Reuters reported Monday.

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Are EV Batteries an Environmental Hot Mess?

The Truth About Cars

Are EV batteries an environmental hazard? The European Commission (EC) is proposing stricter regulations on EV battery sustainability.

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The story you tell when you offer EV charging

EV Box

The decision to add EV charging stations at your location is not just about hardware — how many charging stations to buy or where to put them.

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MINI Electric John Cooper Works in development

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Be in no doubt that the MINI Electric is one of the most fun small EVs available today. Add the fact it's affordable and stylish and you have a really compelling package. So, what could be better than an electric MINI that is quick and handles brilliantly? Well.

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The cars we’re most looking forward to in 2021

Green Cars News

The end of 2020 is nigh, and if you’re anything like us, we can’t wait

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Achates opposed-piston 3-cylinder 10.6L diesel emissions meet 2027 EPA, CA requirements

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Achates Power’s innovative 3-cylinder, 10.6L opposed-piston heavy-duty diesel engine has achieved performance results that comply with pending 2027 requirements of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California to reduce sharply emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO x ).

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First Drive Review: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV redefines the pony car

Green Car Reports

About 30 minutes into my first time behind the wheel of the Mustang Mach-E this past weekend, a simple gut-check moment revealed much: How and why it picks up on Mustang lineage doesn’t ultimately matter. It’s a fantastic-driving car.

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Hyundai Ends Kona EV Sales in South Korea

The Truth About Cars

Hyundai Motor Company will end sales of its best-selling electric vehicle, the Kona EV, after a series of fires and faulty braking systems prompted mass recalls in South Korea.

Global Top 20 November 2020

EV Sales

Models: Small EVs shine in Record month After a rough start of the year, the second half of 2020 has become a records fest, after a record September, last month brought another record score, with over 400.000 units, and expect December to perform yet another record, maybe above 500,000 registrations.

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Extended warranties for electric vehicles

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Extended warranties for ICE-powered cars have been around for decades, but they are a relatively new thing for EVs. However, with a rapidly growing pool of EV owners – especially in the used market – they are going to be one of the big aftermarket growth areas.

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Real-life review: Driving to Aberystwyth in a Tesla Model 3

Green Cars News

It’s probably the perfect journey and one that I have made a few times over the last year since my son started at Aberystwyth University

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Oxford team directly converts CO2 to jet fuel using iron-based catalysts

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Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a method to convert CO 2 directly into aviation fuel using a novel, inexpensive iron-based catalyst.

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EV battery pack prices fell 13% in 2020, some are already below $100/kwh

Green Car Reports

Electric-car battery-pack prices have fallen 13% in 2020, in some cases reaching a crucial milestone for affordability, according to an annual report released Wednesday by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

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