April, 2020

KIST researchers develop promising solid electrolyte for solid-state batteries

Green Car Congress

Researchers at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) have developed a superionic halogen-rich Li-argyrodite (HRLA) that works well as a promising solid electrolyte (Li 5.5 PS 4.5

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Kia electric car: 300-mile range, 20-minute fast-charging, arriving by late 2021

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With Kia’s Plan S, revealed in January, the South Korean brand became much more committed about going electric and committing to a significant volume of electric vehicles in the future.

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Earth Day 2021 – I Have A Dream

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EVs defy downward car sales figures and pick up global awards

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New car registrations have plummeted since the lockdown started. Whist 2020 had already started slowly, with a depressed new car market, the Coronavirus lockdown has seen this accelerate.

2020 82

Quirky Honda e lease deals now available

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Say hello to the Honda e – the Japanese company’s first dedicated all-electric model

2020 64

The U.S. Army wants a JLTV-EV

EV Report

According to the YouTube channel ‘ Military Power ‘, the U. Army is looking for a JLTV-EV (Electric version of it’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle). The benefits are obvious…no need to cross enemy lines or put soldiers in danger to get fuel.

2020 63

German transport company SWEG and Daimler sign LOI for first Mercedes-Benz eCitaro REX with fuel cell range-extender

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The Südwestdeutsche Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft (SWEG) (Southwest German Transport Company), and Daimler Buses signed a letter of intent to bring the first Mercedes-Benz eCitaro REX with a fuel-cell range extender out of series production onto the road.

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EV Market Report Summary: Q1 2020

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The coronavirus pandemic has thrown many aspects of our daily lives into turmoil. Restrictions aimed at combating the spread of the virus were introduced in mid-March, including a ban on all non-essential travel, so there hasn’t been much scope for using the car.

2020 52

Cutting through the noise: Beware battery breakthrough BS

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There's a global race going on in the arena of battery life and capacity. As this goes on, research is published and picked up by news outlets with regular stories hitting the headlines suggesting that the most recent development is the next big thing.

2020 82

Dealers can sell online and deliver lease cars during coronavirus lockdown, government confirms

Green Cars News

Looking for a new car during lockdown? The government has confirmed that car dealerships can sell cars online and deliver them to your door during the lockdown

2020 64

Newly launch by Tesla on its Multinational Supercharger for Electric Vehicles

EV Report

Above – Supercharger by Tesla.

2020 52

AMPLY Power saves up to 40% on energy costs for Tri Delta Transit electric buses

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Charging-as-a-service provider AMPLY Power is managing the charging of electric buses for Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority, which is operating under the name Tri Delta Transit.

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Put the EV in the garage: Solar driveways could power entire households

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Electric cars and solar power are a perfect combination. Charging an electric car from a solar array reduces its overall carbon footprint. Now a Hungary-based company is bringing these two technologies even closer together with solar driveways.

2020 168

Lucid Motors' Peter Rawlinson Talks E-Car Efficiency

Cars That Think

Frugal energy use is just as important as his car's 1,000 horsepower. transportation transportation/advanced-cars

2020 63

Flying EVs are a thing and they will be racing this year

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Remember in Back to the Future Two when the DeLorean goes forward to 2015 and all the cars fly? Well we might be five years late but Australian builder of 'Airspeeder' electric flying cars, Alauda, has secured the funding to make this fanciful dream a reality.

2020 78

Volkswagen T-Roc 2020: Open-top model now available to order

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Volkswagen’s cabriolet version of the popular T-Roc compact SUV is now available to lease from around £250 per month

2020 63

Newly launched Porsche Taycan fails to impress in comparison with Turbo S

EV Report

Above – Porsche Taycan. Porsche Taycan, being first of the Porsche series of electric cars does impress among its series.

2020 52

IIHS study finds simple centerline hardening can make left turns safer for pedestrians

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Bollards and rubber curbs that prevent drivers from cutting across intersections at a diagonal can make streets safer for pedestrians, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

2020 377

GM plans to go all-renewable with Detroit-area facilities—including EV assembly

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General Motors and DTE have partnered for what is claimed to be the largest renewable energy investment yet in the automaker’s home state of Michigan—allowing GM to assemble its upcoming electric vehicles, like the GMC Hummer EV, with clean power.

2020 161

Can Electric Cars on the Highway Emulate Plane-to-Plane Refueling?

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On-the-road peer-to-peer charging depends on steerable booms to make the connection. energy energy/batteries-storage

2020 57

Kia EV with 300 mile range and ultra-fast charging due in 2021

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Kia is pushing forward with its plans to expand its range of electrified cars and we'll see the fruit of this labour before the year's out in the form of a dedicated PHEV.

2020 76

All-electric Fiat 500 will have "class-leading range" of up to 400km

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An icon has been reborn, with the all-new third generation Fiat 500 becoming the first fully electric car from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

2020 62

Norweign Drivers switch to Electric Cars

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Above – Electric Car at Norway. There has been a steady increase in electric and hybrid cars over the last decade in the US but still only 2 percent account for new car sales in the US. Americans still love their air-polluting and smog-producing gas guzzlers.

2020 52

Tokyo Tech catalyst enables lower-temperature synthesis of ammonia; energy and GHG savings

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Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have developed an improved catalyst for the synthesis of ammonia by taking the common dehydrating agent calcium hydride and adding fluoride to it.

2020 372

Hyundai has 5 reminders for making your EV battery last longer

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Electric cars require much less maintenance than internal-combustion vehicles, but owners still need to be aware of certain maintenance practices. This video from Hyundai offers five tips for maximizing battery life.

2020 155

Automakers Pivot to Produce Ventilators, Respirators, and Face Masks

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Ford, GM, and others are making low-cost, simplified versions of critical medical equipment to aid in the coronavirus response. biomedical biomedical/devices

2020 55

New electric MG 5 EV estate heading for the UK

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MG has already proven itself a worthy competitor at the cheaper end of the EV market with its popular ZS EV. The brand has now confirmed that it will expand its range of all-electric vehicles wit the introduction of the MG 5 – a C-segment estate.

2020 75

Top five car leasing myths busted

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2020 58

EV owners advised to unplug during lockdown

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Electric car owners should unplug their cars when not is use during lockdown to avoid the risk of battery damage, say experts. Keeping an EV permanently on charge could cause issues, leasing company Arval warns.

2020 52

Simple method for ceramic-based flexible electrolyte sheets for lithium metal batteries; mass production at room temperature

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Researchers at Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed a new practical method to make a flexible composite Al-doped LLZO (Al-LLZO) sheet electrolyte (75 ?m m in thickness) for Li-metal batteries, which can be mass-produced at room temperature.

2020 371

Megawatt-scale fuel-cell agreement could bring large hydrogen-powered ships

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A new proposal aims to take hydrogen fuel cells from land to the ocean, using massive fuel-cell systems to power ships. Swiss firm ABB has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hydrogène de France (HDF) to develop a "megawatt-scale" power source for large vessels.

2020 152

Karma Automotive debuts all-new Level 4 autonomous van E-flex platform

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Karma Automotive introduced its SAEnLevel 4 autonomous van with a battery electric vehicle (BEV) architecture, one of five platforms designed to offer new electric mobility solutions through highly versatile EREV (extended range electric vehicle) and BEV chassis systems.

2020 371

Orleans Métropole in France acquiring 29 Irizar ie tram electric buses

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Orleans Métropole (France) has selected Irizar e-mobility for the supply of 29 Irizar ie tram zero emissions electric buses.

2020 368

H2-Share hydrogen-powered heavy-duty rigid truck starts trials in the Netherlands; mobile refueler

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A 27-tonne hydrogen fuel cell rigid truck built by VDL started its first demonstration with BREYTNER as part of the EU-funded H2-Share project in Schelluinen, the Netherlands. Earlier post.) Wystrach GmbH built a low-energy mobile hydrogen refueler to accompany the truck on its demonstration sites.

2020 355

As states use less coal for electricity, driving electric vehicles becomes even cleaner

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by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Battery electric vehicles are only as clean as the energy source used to generate the electricity that powers them.

2020 355

Fraunhofer IFF team designing hydrogen factory of the future

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer IFF in Germany are designing the distributed and modular production and distribution of green hydrogen for industry, business and transportation throughout the value chain—a hydrogen factory of the future.

2020 355

Mitsubishi Fuso to begin series production of fuel-cell trucks by late 2020s; concept eCanter F-CELL

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Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), part of the Daimler Trucks family, plans to start the series production of fuel-cell trucks by the late 2020s. At the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show in October, MFTBC unveiled the Vision F-CELL, a light-duty fuel-cell concept truck.

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