January, 2023

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Could hydrogen fuel-cell tech replace aircraft jet engines?

Green Car Reports

Airbus recently announced that it’s planning to design, build, and demonstrate a “megawatt-class propulsion system” intended for a large-scale passenger aircraft, featuring hydrogen fuel-cell tech with cryogenic hydrogen storage, in less than four years. This doesn’t mean that a hydrogen fuel-cell jumbo-airliner is on the.

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Global hydrogen station deployments surpass 1,000; China leads

Green Car Congress

The number of hydrogen stations deployed globally has surpassed the 1,000-mark, according to a study by Information Trends. China represents roughly one-third of global deployments, but the US lags far behind with less than 100 hydrogen stations. The second highest hydrogen station deployments after China are in Japan, followed by Korea, said Shakeel Ahmed, Senior Analyst at Information Trends.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk gives Cybertruck seal of approval after production beta review

Teslarati

It does appear that Tesla is steadily making progress in the development and upcoming production of the Cybertruck. This was hinted at by CEO Elon Musk, who noted that he recently reviewed the all-electric pickup truck’s production beta. Musk’s recent comment about the Cybertruck came as a response to a post on Twitter from a user who noted that the all-electric pickup would be his personal vehicle once it’s released.

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Tesla bursts into top 10 best-selling cars in the world with 2 models; industry should be scared

Electrek

Tesla has burst into the top 10 best-selling cars in the world with not just one but two models in 2022. It’s something that the industry should be scared of, as manufacturing electric vehicles in volume becomes clearly disruptive. more… The post Tesla bursts into top 10 best-selling cars in the world with 2 models; industry should be scared appeared first on Electrek.

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

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Toyota faces disaster unless new CEO performs miracle pivot to electric vehicles

The Driven EV News

Toyota will need a record breaking strategy if it's going to survive the electric vehicle revolution. The post Toyota faces disaster unless new CEO performs miracle pivot to electric vehicles appeared first on The Driven.

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BYD's Q4 net profit expected to be 10 times higher than year-ago quarter

CN EV Post

This represents a year-on-year increase of 1013 percent-1179 percent, and a quarterly increase of 17 percent-35 percent. The post BYD's Q4 net profit expected to be 10 times higher than year-ago quarter appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Roboticists Want to Give You a Third Arm

Cars That Think

What could you do with an extra limb? Consider a surgeon performing a delicate operation, one that needs her expertise and steady hands—all three of them. As her two biological hands manipulate surgical instruments, a third robotic limb that’s attached to her torso plays a supporting role. Or picture a construction worker who is thankful for his extra robotic hand as it braces the heavy beam he’s fastening into place with his other two hands.

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Australian and German joint funding deal to stimulate hydrogen production

Innovation News Network

Renewable hydrogen production is set to accelerate with an Australian and German $100m joint funding deal. The post Australian and German joint funding deal to stimulate hydrogen production appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Tesla continues ‘Project Highland’ manufacturing line installation at Fremont

Teslarati

Tesla is continuing to progress on the installation of new Model 3 production lines at the Fremont Factory, which is being revamped for Project Highland. Project Highland is a codename for Tesla’s planned revamp of the Model 3 mass-market sedan, which is reportedly receiving new infotainment upgrades, interior simplifications, and a reduction of components.

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Norway just greenlit this vertical-axis floating wind turbine

Electrek

Swedish wind turbine maker SeaTwirl got the go-ahead to test its 1 megawatt (MW) S2X vertical-axis floating offshore prototype in Norway. more… The post Norway just greenlit this vertical-axis floating wind turbine appeared first on Electrek.

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

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XPeng's flying car arm gets conditional flight permit in China

CN EV Post

XPeng Aeroht's X2 flying car has become the first manned eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) product to receive such a permit in China. The post XPeng's flying car arm gets conditional flight permit in China appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Tesla Model 3 tows boat 3200km on epic road trip costing half the price of diesel

The Driven EV News

Have EVs killed the road trip? Absolutely not! We towed a boat on a 3,200km return trip from Sydney to Tasmania, towing a boat - at half the cost of diesel. The post Tesla Model 3 tows boat 3200km on epic road trip costing half the price of diesel appeared first on The Driven.

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Kenya’s Producing Its First Electric Buses — 1,000 Buses Over 3 Years

CleanTechnica EVs

The transition to electric mobility is happening faster than previously thought. Electric buses provide a key pathway to increasing access to more sustainable transport for the majority, especially in developing countries.

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Climate change could accelerate if dust levels stop rising

Innovation News Network

UCLA researchers have found that global atmospheric dust has masked the full potential of greenhouse gases’ role in climate change. The post Climate change could accelerate if dust levels stop rising appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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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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Tesla Model 3 RWD available for $399 per month with 3-year lease

Teslarati

The Tesla Model 3 RWD is the company’s most affordable vehicle today, starting at just $43,990 before incentives in the United States following the substantial price cuts implemented earlier this month. A look at Tesla’s order page for the vehicle shows that Model 3 RWD can be leased for a very reasonable $399 per month. As per Tesla’s online configurator for the Model 3 sedan, selecting “lease” on the vehicle’s finance options defaults to the all-electric se

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Tesla’s energy storage business is booming, and it’s just the beginning

Electrek

Tesla’s energy storage business is booming with a record year, but it’s just the beginning as we could see volume hit new records quickly. more… The post Tesla’s energy storage business is booming, and it’s just the beginning appeared first on Electrek.

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Shanghai extends $1,500 subsidy to encourage residents to replace cars with EVs

CN EV Post

The policy was first released in Shanghai last May and was valid until the end of 2022. The post Shanghai extends $1,500 subsidy to encourage residents to replace cars with EVs appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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80% of new cars sold in Norway were all-electric in 2022

Electric Cars Report

Electric vehicles made up almost 80% of new car registrations in Norway last year, setting a new record, according to the Norwegian Road Federation. Of the 138,265 new electric cars sold in the country, 12.2% were made by Tesla, the top seller in the market. This marks a significant increase from the previous record of […] The post 80% of new cars sold in Norway were all-electric in 2022 appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Volkswagen Had A Great 2022: 26% More EVs, More Than 15,000 Rapid Charging Stations

CleanTechnica EVs

While still far behind EV leader Tesla, Volkswagen is making progress on electric vehicles. During 2022, it managed to make a significant increase in EV production and by the end of the year Volkswagen had put in a total of 15,000 EV rapid charging stations (so far).

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IoT devices made greener with printable smart sensors

Innovation News Network

Discover how IoT devices can be made more sustainable by developing self-powered, printable smart sensors from emerging semiconductors. The post IoT devices made greener with printable smart sensors appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Tesla stock rebounds 50 percent in less than one month in 2023

Teslarati

Tesla stock ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) is up 50 percent less than a month into 2023. The spike in the company’s stock price follows a sharp downturn that occurred in 2022. Last year, Tesla stock fell sharply, losing over 60 percent of its value. Due to widespread unfavorable conditions in the tech and automotive sectors, Tesla felt the losses due to increased vehicle prices, delays in some company products, and CEO Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter.

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New York City will replace its largest fossil fuel plant with wind power, in a US first

Electrek

New York City’s largest fossil-fuel plant, which powers 20% of the city, will be replaced with offshore wind power. more… The post New York City will replace its largest fossil fuel plant with wind power, in a US first appeared first on Electrek.

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NIO president reveals further details on sub-brand models, NIO phone and more

CN EV Post

Deliveries of vehicles under NIO's sub-brand codenamed ALPS are expected to begin in 2024, and deliveries of the company's first phone model are expected to begin in the third quarter of this year. The post NIO president reveals further details on sub-brand models, NIO phone and more appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Activists target Toyota and BMW in billboard campaign, call for fossil car ad ban

The Driven EV News

Activists install 400 fake billboards in cities across Europe and calling for "tobacco-style" advertising bans on polluting petrol and diesel vehicles. The post Activists target Toyota and BMW in billboard campaign, call for fossil car ad ban appeared first on The Driven.

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Lucid Unveils New Racing Drive Unit, Expands Retail Presence In Canada

CleanTechnica EVs

Some exciting news for Lucid fans recently came across the CleanTechnica desk. Not only is Lucid expanding its operations in Canada with a new retail location, but it also has a new drive unit that’s made for racing. And, this comes after announcing record production that exceeded financial guidance previously released by the company.

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New Video “Just Scratching the Surface” of What Atlas Can Do

Cars That Think

With Boston Dynamics’ recent(ish) emphasis on making robots that can do things that are commercially useful , it’s always good to be gently reminded that the company is still at the cutting edge of dynamic humanoid robotics. Or in this case, forcefully reminded. In its latest video, Boston Dynamics demonstrates some spectacular new capabilities with Atlas focusing on perception and manipulation, and the Atlas team lead answers some of our questions about how they pulled it off.

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Tesla Model 3 emerges as track monster after Pikes Peak crash

Teslarati

Unplugged Performance has turned its crashed Tesla Model 3 into the most aerodynamically aggressive Tesla ever created. Watching the Unplugged Performance Tesla Model 3 crash at the Pikes Peak hill climb was devastating. Not only because of the potential for injury to the driver, but also for all of the lost progress on what had been one of UP’s most successful track toys.

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Tesla leaks ‘Magic Dock’ CCS adapter ahead of opening its Supercharger network

Electrek

Tesla has leaked ‘Magic Dock’ CCS adapter in its mobile app ahead of the imminent opening of its Supercharger network in North America. more… The post Tesla leaks ‘Magic Dock’ CCS adapter ahead of opening its Supercharger network appeared first on Electrek.

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XPeng aims to deliver 200,000 vehicles in 2023, report says

CN EV Post

A facelift of the XPeng P7 is expected to debut in March, the new SUV G7 is expected to be unveiled at the Shanghai auto show, and an MPV model is scheduled to begin mass production in September, according to local media. The post XPeng aims to deliver 200,000 vehicles in 2023, report says appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Australian company awarded $3 million grant to fast-track electric planes

The Driven EV News

Sydney aircraft company gets $3 million grant to fast-track electric flight in regional areas. The post Australian company awarded $3 million grant to fast-track electric planes appeared first on The Driven.

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Toyota Hilux Hydrogen Fuel Cell Pickup Prototype Unveiled

CleanTechnica EVs

Pickups dominates sales in many markets around the world. In the USA, the Ford F-150 has been the best-selling truck for 46 consecutive years and America’s best-selling vehicle for 41 years after selling an average of at least one F-Series truck every 49 seconds last year. In other parts of the world, the Toyota Hilux […].

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Hyundai Motor to sell only all-electric vehicles in Norway from 2023

Electric Cars Report

Hyundai Motor Norway will sell only fully-electric zero-emission cars in the Norwegian market from 2023 onwards. After eight years of continuous growth, Hyundai has established itself as one of the biggest automotive brands in the Norwegian market. After the introduction of the ground-breaking IONIQ lineup in 2016, its sales trajectory has headed upwards, and since […] The post Hyundai Motor to sell only all-electric vehicles in Norway from 2023 appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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SpaceX to launch asteroid mining spacecraft alongside private Moon lander

Teslarati

SpaceX customer Intuitive Machines says it will use spare capacity on one of its Moon lander launches to send startup AstroForge’s first asteroid prospector spacecraft into deep space. Intuitive Machines’ second Nova-C Moon lander is scheduled to launch no earlier than (NET) Q4 2023 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The IM-2 lander is the primary payload but is only expected to weigh about 1.9 tons (~4300 lb).

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Tesla just started an EV price war that it will likely win

Electrek

Tesla has just started what could become a major EV price war, and it could change the landscape as the automaker is in a great position to win that war. more… The post Tesla just started an EV price war that it will likely win appeared first on Electrek.

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