March, 2019

DOE announces $31M in funding to advance H2@Scale

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The US Department of Energy announced up to $31 million in funding ( DE-FOA-0002022 ) to advance the H2@Scale concept. Earlier post.) The focus of H2@Scale is to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilization in the United States across multiple sectors. By producing hydrogen when power generation exceeds load, electrolyzers can reduce curtailment of renewables and contribute to grid stability. Hydrogen produced from existing baseload (e.g.,

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To Hell With The Grownups. I’m Now With Greta & #FridaysForFuture

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This Is A Generational Battle & This Time The Greatest Generation Is Still In School – But The Climate Strikers Along With The Sunshine Movement & The #GreenNewDeal Are Ready To Kick Your Ass. I’ve had it with so-called “adults.” ” I’ve been trying to motivate them to climate action for a long decade now and I’m fed up with waiting for them to stop up and do the right thing on climate.

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Global warming emissions hit record level in 2018, IEA reports

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The International Energy Agency reported on Tuesday that global warming emissions reached a record level in 2018, despite efforts in the U.S., Europe, and China to reduce emissions with more sales of electric cars and cleaner power. Greenhouse gas emissions increased faster in 2018 than during any of the past six years. Worldwide, emissions of. global warming carbon dioxide

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Does Under-Voltage Matter to a Golf Cart?

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Will a 48 volt cart run or even move with only 36 volts? I'm using three 12v batteries. I guess I could come up with another but I would like to see

Mitsubishi to power homes with its electric cars

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Mitsubishi are thinking about how to share energy between a home or an EV – depending on where it is required

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Next-generation Fiat 500 Confirmed As Electric Only, Old Model Will Stick Around

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Following reports that the Fiat 500 would see the inclusion of a new all-electric powertrain in 2020, Fiat Chrysler has confirmed the model will actually become a dedicated EV — foregoing internal combustion entirely.

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Audi testing second-life EV batteries in factory vehicles

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Audi is testing factory vehicles powered by used lithium-ion batteries at its main plant in Ingolstadt. Like all automobile manufacturers, Audi is obliged by law to take back energy carriers after they have been used in cars.

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10 lessons from the short life of the Chevy Volt, 2011-2019

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On February 15, GM ended production of the innovative Chevrolet Volt with little fanfare. Over two generations and nine model years, the company sold more than 150,000 of the compact plug-in hybrid hatchbacks. In automotive time, nine model years isn’t that long. The best brand names live for decades: think Ford F-150, or Honda Civic, or. Plug-In Hybrids

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Which Motor Needed for this Chevy Suburban EV Conversion?

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I am interested in converting a 1990 Chevy Scottsdale Suburban to electric. What type of electric motor or motors or in wheel motors would I want to use

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GKN trials world-first BEV with two-speed transmission

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GKN Automotive has unveiled the world’s first battery electric vehicle (BEV) with a two-speed transmission and torque vectoring on the front axle

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Charlie represents EV Driver in India

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A lot has happened since 2019 started and one of the most exciting things has got to be Charlie’s recent trip to India to represent EV Driver at various electric mobility conferences around the country.

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UMD researchers develop highly reversible 5.3V Li-metal cell with 720 Wh/kg; 5.5V electrolyte

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Over the last several years, increasing the energy density of batteries has been a top priority in battery technology development, congruent with increasing demands for faster mobile devices and longer-lasting electronic vehicles. The energy density of lithium-ion batteries can be enhanced by either increasing the capacity of electrodes, or by enhancing the cell voltage (V).

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2 Weeks After Millions Walk Out Of School In Worldwide #ClimateStrike @LATimes Gives Readers Weak & Poorly Written “News” Reporting.

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New wind and solar power costs less than keeping old coal running

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From an environmental standpoint, it's rare that buying something new can have a lower impact that keeping whatever's old. But that's what's happening with renewable energy now, according to a new report published by Energy Innovation. For most of their history, the knock on renewable wind and solar power is that they cost more than fossil fuels. global warming

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HHO Booster: A DIY Fuel Cell Conversion?

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The makers of these devices are claiming it will increase your gas mileage to 100 mpg or more. How cool is that? It's not

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Guide to electric vehicle insurance

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We cover everything you need to know about electric car insurance

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Real-life review: What happens when you run out of battery in a Nissan Leaf?

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Range anxiety

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Performance details on the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar hybrid powertrain; 1,160 bhp

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The heart of the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar’s hybrid powertrain ( earlier post ) is a clean-sheet Cosworth-built 65° naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12 engine. Evoking the ultra-high-revving F1 engines of the 1990s, but benefitting from two decades of progress in design, material and manufacturing expertise, it sets new standards for maximum rpm and weight. With a certified peak power output of 1,000 bhp (or 153.8

@LATimeskraft How Much Worse Does Our #ClimateEmergency Have To Tank Before You Start Covering It In The @LATimes? Are Chevron’s Toxic Fumes In El Segundo Impairing Your Professional Judgement? #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Tesla Model 3 gets Supercharging V3 first: How about 75 miles of range in 5 minutes?

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If you road-trip with an electric car like a Tesla, you soon become acutely aware of miles per hour. That's not the miles per hour you see on the speedometer, but the rate at which the car will gain range when being fast-charged. That's charging miles per hour, which determines how quickly you can pull out of the charging station and back onto the. charging youtube Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger

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A/C for a VW conversion

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I intend converting a VW sedan to electric, but live in a hot climate. Is it possible/practical to have A/C. Also how much will the range be reduced

2019 89

History of the electric car

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The electric vehicle may be the future, but they are not the product of modern technology with their origins dating as far back as the early 1800s

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Top Tesla alternatives: Electric vehicles you can drive right now

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Let’s talk about Tesla

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Nissan LEAF first electric car to pass 400,000 unit sales

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The Nissan LEAF is the first electric car to surpass 400,000 sales. Introduced in 2010 as the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF has led the way in making the excitement and convenience of electric driving accessible to non-luxury buyers. In launching the first-generation LEAF, Nissan pledged to become a global leader in producing and promoting vehicles with zero tailpipe emissions.

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@LATimes Asks The Wrong Question For The #ClimateCrisis They Still Don’t Report On Or Grok ##JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Piëch electric car claimed to charge as fast as a fill-up

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There's fast charging and then there's fast charging. Automakers seem to be in a race to develop lithium-ion batteries for EVs that can charge faster than the half-hour currently required for electric cars, and a new Austrian startup founded by the great grandson of Ferdinand Porsche plans to lead that race. Piëch's Mark Zero concept car that

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Building a Electric Land Rover

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I'm looking to build a EV Land Rover using a 90 kw motor. It is my first time doing this and I'm doing it as a personal project. I would like some advice

Demand drives used values for small electric cars

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Demand for small used electric vehicles is soaring

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Interview: Dave Timmis on saying hello to Leasing.com

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Since ContractHireAndLeasing.com was launched in the year 2000, a lot has changed

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Researchers design nanoparticles for cost-effective hydrogen production process

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Researchers at the University of Arkansas, with colleagues from Brookhaven National Lab and Argonne National Lab, have found that nanoparticles composed of nickel and iron are more effective and efficient than other more costly materials when used as catalysts in the production of hydrogen fuel through water electrolysis. A paper on their work is published in the journal Nanoscale.

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#FailedJournalism In @LATimes Front Page Story About Traffic On Another Planet Where They Aren’t In A Climate Crisis With 10 Years To Change Everything #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Chevrolet Bolt EV to get electric sibling, with Michigan plant investment

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General Motors announced on Friday that it will build a second electric car for Chevrolet, alongside the Chevy Bolt EV. The new model is widely expected to be a somewhat larger crossover SUV, though GM would not confirm that at this point. MUST READ: Long-range Cadillac SUV to lead GM's next electric-car push, in 3 years It will share the Bolt's. General Motors Mark Reuss Mary Barra

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Is there a list of EV conversion shops?

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As exciting as a DIY electric conversion sounds, many people don't have the time, skills, and/or inclination to convert a vehicle themselves. On your main

2019 89

Range Rover P400e Road Test

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Range Rover P400e Road Test

2019 40

Practical and powerful: Top five hot hatchbacks

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Hot hatchbacks have evolved massively over the last decade or so but, for them to work effectively, they must provide what they always have – power and practicality in equal measure

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Volkswagen setting up pilot plant for Li-ion battery recycling at Salzgitter

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Volkswagen is setting up a pilot plant for Li-ion battery recycling at Salzgitter factory, south-west of Braunschweig, Germany. Earlier post.) Batteries can be recycled here as early as 2020—initially 1,200 tons per year. This corresponds to 3,000 vehicle batteries. A further increase in capacity is envisaged for subsequent years. However, large quantities of battery returns are not expected until the end of the 2020s in any case.

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@LATimes Continues To Suck At Covering #ClimateEmergency As Focus On Journalism Ends & Publisher @DrPatSoonShiong Looks To E-Sports Future For Failed Newspaper As Reporters Weep #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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