August, 2020

Hamburger Hochbahn issues tender for 50 fuel cell buses

Green Car Congress

Hamburger Hochbahn AG has launched a tender for the delivery of up to 50 fuel cell buses for the years 2021 to 2025. The invitation to tender consists of four lots. Hochbahn will purchase both pure fuel cell hybrid buses and battery-electric buses in which the fuel cell serves as a range extender.

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World’s largest V2G site: A London double-decker electric bus garage

Green Car Reports

London already has the largest electric bus fleet of anywhere in Europe. And now it’s hosting the trial site of the world’s largest vehicle-to-grid (V2G) trial site.

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ChargeNet NZ installs New Zealand’s fastest Electric Vehicle Chargers

ChargeNet

ChargeNet NZ has installed a pair of Dual 300kW Hyperchargers in Auckland, the first of its kind and the fastest publicly available chargers in New Zealand.

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Bentley pushes forward with EV development

Discover EV

Bentley has commissioned a three-year research study through which it is aiming to transform EV powertrains

2020 83

135. ENERGY DENSITY: GETTING TO LONGER DRIVING RANGES

Qnovo

Three factors contribute to the mass penetration of electric vehicles: Driving range that eliminates range anxiety; Lower cost batteries for affordable vehicles; Availability of fast charging.

2020 83

Canada’s only privately-funded electric vehicle incentive is helping car buyers make the switch

Plug N Drive

Ontario’s Used Electric Vehicle (EV) Incentive Program has been extended. The program is delivered by Plug’n Drive in collaboration with Clean Air Partnership and made possible thanks to the support of the M. Brigham Foundation.

2020 83

Amazon orders more than 1,800 EVs from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz Vans and Amazon announced the largest order for Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles to date: more than 1,800 battery-electric eVito and eSprinter from Mercedes-Benz Vans will be delivered to Amazon starting this year to be used across Europe.

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Electric Car Buyer’s Guide: 7 Steps to Find The Best EV for Your Life

EV Life

There’s never been more interest in electric cars. Electric vehicles (EVs) are safer, greener, and cheaper to drive than gas vehicles. According to a recent study , the average American driver saves $1,117 per year on fuel and maintenance costs when they switch from a gas car to an electric one.

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Electric Brands' eBussy offers multiple body styles from one EV

Discover EV

The chances are you won't have heard of German firm, Electric Brands; we hadn't. But the e-scooter business has turned its hand to full-size EVs of the non-conventional type with its eBussy.

2020 83

All-electric Fiat E-Ducato van: Price and specs revealed

Green Cars News

The FIat E-Ducato all-electric van will get a list price of £47,675 when it arrives in the UK later in the year

2020 66

Lucid Air EV Crushes 500 Miles-On-a-Single-Charge Barrier

Cars That Think

Lucid Air has achieved a Holy Grail of EV technology—an electric car that sneers at "range anxiety". transportation transportation/advanced-cars

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NIO launches Battery as a Service (BaaS) in China; battery swap system

Green Car Congress

Premium EV manufacturer NIO has launched Battery as a Service (BaaS) for customers in China.

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Study finds global tipping points for EVs: 31-minute charging, 291 miles of range, $36,000

Green Car Reports

To achieve mass adoption, the average electric car will need to offer 31-minute charging, 291 miles of range, and a base price of $36,000.

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EV Life Product Updates – August 2020

EV Life

We’ve completely reimagined EV Life’s vehicle page design to help you shop for electric cars, understand charging, plan trips, estimate incentives, and save $200/mo on an EV Climate Loan—all in one place. (A A special thanks to Marc Favro for being our guest Design Lead for this redesign!

2020 82

Mercedes-Benz EQV details and prices

Discover EV

Mercedes first presented its all-electric EQV at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Offering space for up to eight, it promises a heady mixture of decent range, ultra-rapid charging, versatility and the kind of kit that you'd expect from a Merc

2020 83

All-electric Mercedes eSprinter: Price and specs revealed

Green Cars News

Mercedes has unveiled full specifications and pricing for its new electric van – the eSprinter

2020 66

Naysayer Alert – the hydrogen red herring

My Electric Car

(Guest Post by John Murray). There has been much discussion for over thirty years or more around the use of hydrogen fuel cells as an alternative to the internal combustion engine. Fuel cells had been promoted in some sectors as the best alternative to the internal combustion engine.

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Lightning Systems lowers prices of electric powertrains while adding and enhancing features

Green Car Congress

Commercial electric vehicle manufacturer Lightning Systems is lowering the prices of its 2021 battery and fuel cell electric vehicles by 10 to 50% for Class 3 to Class 8 vehicles.

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Automakers commit to tougher California emissions deal—and more EVs

Green Car Reports

The California Air Resources Board announced Monday that it has finalized five individual agreements with automakers pledging to adhere to annual reductions of passenger-vehicle greenhouse gas emissions.

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The 4 Standardized EV Charging Modes Explained

MyEVOnline

Electric vehicles (EV) are getting new standards gradually as their applications increase dramatically worldwide. The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has standardized the charging modes for electric vehicles, defining four distinct modes. The standard is termed IEC 61851.

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2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo Review

Discover EV

This is the all-new fully-electric Taycan, and the Stuttgart brand has gone to unbelievable lengths to ensure it looks and feels like a Porsche. It’s certainly achieved those goals but is it better than a Tesla

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Review: Skoda Octavia

Green Cars News

If you need luxury, you can spec it up to have everything you want

2020 66

Top 11 : Best Electric Bike For Kids In India 2021 | Battery bike for 10 year old boy | Electric bike for 10-year old boy

Electric Vehicless

If you are searching for an electric bike for kids or battery bike for 10-year old boy in india for birthdays or gifts then you are on right track. Here we find out some of the best electric bike for child.

2020 52

Simple process transforms PET plastic into a nanomaterial for supercapacitors

Green Car Congress

UC Riverside (UCR) engineers have developed a way to recycle PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic waste, such as soda or water bottles, into a nanomaterial useful for energy storage. An open-access paper on the work is published in the journal Energy Storage.

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Used Teslas sell very fast compared to other models, data confirms

Green Car Reports

As overall demand for used cars slows due to the coronavirus pandemic, used Teslas are selling faster than other electric cars.

2020 156

EV Lease Costs Go Down in France and Germany

MyEVOnline

Here’s good news for electric car lovers in Germany and France. You can now get a brand-new electric vehicle at an unbelievable rate. Pay less than the typical cost of a mobile phone contract and drive your dream car. In some cases, you don’t even have to pay at all.

2020 52

Next-generation GMC Hummer is an EV

Discover EV

Derived from the iconic 1980s military-spec Humvee, the Hummer has been a car for unabashed show-offs. And Americans.

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2020 Kia Sorento: pricing and spec revealed

Green Cars News

The all-new Kia Sorento is now available to lease, labelled “the most high-tech Kia ever

2020 66

The Essential First Step in Any Battery Design Workflow

Electra Vehicles

Current limitations of the Battery Pack Design Process. Commercially available lithium-ion batteries, the most commonly used chemistry for electric vehicles battery packs, are reaching the limit of their performance capabilities due to their limitations in potential energy density.

2020 52

CSIRO finds hydrogen could reduce aviation emissions within 5 years

Green Car Congress

A new report from Australia’s national science agency CSIRO shows that clean hydrogen can significantly reduce aviation emissions with potential benefits seen within five years.

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Hyperion XP-1 hydrogen fuel-cell supercar touts 1,000-mile range, 221-mph top speed

Green Car Reports

What has a claimed top speed of 221 mph, 0-60 mph acceleration faster than 2.2 seconds, a range of up to 1,016 miles, no tailpipe emissions, and could only be practically run in one state at present?

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Free Renault’s for everyone in a French town

MyEVOnline

French multinational automobile manufacturer Groupe Renault gifted free electric cars to the whole town of Appy in France. . The residents of this small town can get Renault Zoe on a free three-year lease.

2020 52

Audi e-tron Sportback joins UK line-up

Discover EV

Audi's EV, the e-tron SUV, has been on sale for well over a year now, establishing the German brand within the electric car market and paving the way for new derivatives. The first to follow in its footsteps is the Sportback SUV-coupé which brings a little extra styling dynamism to the e-tron range

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2020 Audi S3 range arrives with sub-5 second 0-62mph time

Green Cars News

The Audi S3 range has been updated for 2020, ushering in more power than ever, a host of new tech and the same styling overhaul we’ve already seen on the standard A3 range

2020 66

Wireless Charging Tech to Keep EVs on the Go

Cars That Think

Momentum Dynamics' inductive energy transfer method gives city dwellers convenient charging without space-invading charging stations. transportation transportation/advanced-cars

2020 69

WNA: global nuclear generation nears record high in 2019

Green Car Congress

Nuclear generation reached a near-record high in 2019, with output reaching 2657 TWh, enough to meet more than 10% of the world’s electricity demand, according to the recently published World Nuclear Association Performance Report 2020.

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Biden mentions 200-mph electric Corvette, says US can own the market with move to EVs

Green Car Reports

Normally, rumors of new cars come from anonymous industry sources or leaked documents, not presidential candidates.

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