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Rolls-Royce announces new hydrogen engine program; updates on hybrid-electric research

Green Car Congress

Rolls-Royce is launching a new leading-edge hydrogen program and also given a further update on its research into hybrid-electric power as it continues to pioneer new forms of aviation sustainability.

USPS gives in to pressure, boosts plan for electric vehicles to half of future fleet

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Pressured by the White House, Congress, and environmental groups, the United States Postal Service (USPS) now plans for electric vehicles to comprise half of its future mail-truck fleet.

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Tesla Robotaxi gets listed as vehicle “in development” in Q2 update letter

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In previous quarters, Tesla’s Update Letters have only listed the words “future product” when referring to upcoming projects that are in development.

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Taiwanese star Jimmy Lin injured in Tesla crash, report says

CN EV Post

Lin was driving a Model X Long Range carrying his son when he unexpectedly lost control of the car and crashed into a road barrier, causing the white Tesla to catch fire on the spot, according to local media.

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ArcelorMittal, Gestamp successfully trial low-carbon emissions steel in car parts

Green Car Congress

ArcelorMittal and Tier 1 automotive supplier Gestamp have successfully trialed the use of low-carbon emissions steel for use in car parts that will ultimately be used in the production of vehicles in Spain and throughout Europe.

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Solid state tech could reduce EV batteries' carbon footprint by 39%, research suggests

Green Car Reports

Solid state batteries could reduce the carbon footprint of electric cars by 39%, according to a new report commissioned by environmental advocacy group Transport & Environment (T&E).

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First Ampol EV charger site goes live and is free until August

The Driven EV News

Petrol retailer Ampol's first EV fast-charging site has opened to public in the Sydney suburb of Alexandria. The post First Ampol EV charger site goes live and is free until August appeared first on The Driven. Charging EV News Top News ampol EV charging networks fast chargers

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All-in-one solar-powered tower makes carbon-neutral kerosene in the field at pilot-scale

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Researchers in Europe led by a team from ETH Zurich have designed a fuel production system that uses water, CO 2 , and sunlight to produce aviation fuel.

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VW shifts US CEO to lead Scout electric truck brand, aims for 25 EVs across US brands by 2030

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen has tapped its top U.S. executive to lead the newly established Scout brand, the automaker announced late Tuesday.

Hyundai plans a new small electric car for less than $20,000

Electrek

Hyundai has confirmed that it joined the race to build a new small electric car for less than $20,000. However, it sounds like only European markets might get access to it. more…. The post Hyundai plans a new small electric car for less than $20,000 appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla’s Fremont Factory produces it 2 millionth car

Teslarati

Tesla’s Fremont Factory in Northern California has produced its 2 millionth car: a Red Multi-Coat Model 3 Performance.

TU Eindhoven students develop EV that captures CO? while driving

Green Car Congress

TU Eindhoven student team TU/ecomotive has developed a sustainable electric passenger car that captures carbon dioxide while driving. It is a prototype, called Zem, that purifies the air through a special filter. By storing the captured CO?

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Hyundai $20,000 EV, Blazer EV patrol car, solid-state CO2 benefits, VW’s Scout: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen shifts its top U.S. executive over to Scout. Solid-state batteries could help give EVs a lighter carbon footprint. Hyundai is working on a cheap electric small car. And GM confirms electric police vehicles. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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How solid state EV batteries could cut emissions by up to 39%

Electrek

Solid state batteries have the potential to reduce the carbon footprint of EV batteries by up to 39% compared with liquid lithium-ion batteries, according to the Brussels-based campaign group Transport and Environment (T&E). more….

NIO's global expansion: Demands of under-the-radar owners underscore urgency

CN EV Post

NIO wanted to make sure it could provide a good experience for its users before deciding to enter a new overseas market, but some users may not be able to wait any longer. The post NIO's global expansion: Demands of under-the-radar owners underscore urgency appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Chevrolet reveals 2024 Blazer EV; up to 320 miles of range

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Chevrolet revealed the all-electric 2024 Blazer EV. The Blazer EV offers multiple distinct trims, multiple range options—including an available GM-estimated range of up to 320 miles on a full charge—and available front-, rear- and all-wheel-drive configurations.

Robot charging station could help disabled drivers, charge robotaxi fleets in the future

Green Car Reports

Ford has developed a prototype robotic charging station, which the automaker is initially pitching as an aid to disabled drivers.

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Tesla vehicles reach Mount Everest base camp for the first time

Electrek

Tesla vehicles have reached the Mount Everest base camp for the very first time, operating at five kilometers of altitude. more…. The post Tesla vehicles reach Mount Everest base camp for the first time appeared first on Electrek.

Svolt Energy develops solid-state battery cells that will allow vehicles to reach over 1,000 km range

CN EV Post

The cells have an energy density of 350-400 Wh/kg and has now successfully passed tests including pin prick and 200°C hot box tests, Svolt Energy said. The post Svolt Energy develops solid-state battery cells that will allow vehicles to reach over 1,000 km range appeared first on CnEVPost.

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EIA: New refineries will increase global refining capacity in 2022 and 2023; China leads

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that global refining capacity decreased by 730,000 barrels per day (b/d) in 2021—the first decline in global refining capacity in 30 years. In the United States, refining capacity has decreased by about 1.1

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Study: Mercedes EQS and Kia EV6 top gas vehicles in appeal

Green Car Reports

Two EVs outranked gasoline vehicles in their respective segments in a recent J.D. Power customer-appeal study. The Mercedes-Benz EQS was the highest-ranked "large premium car" in J.D.

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Tesla has a new self-diagnostic feature in its app

Electrek

Tesla has been working on a new “self-diagnostic” feature in its app that the automaker runs when certain types of service appointments are requested. more…. The post Tesla has a new self-diagnostic feature in its app appeared first on Electrek.

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NeoPark included in Hefei's latest list of open roads for autonomous driving testing

CN EV Post

On April 29, NIO announced that the first tooling trial (TT) builds of the ET5 sedan rolled off the line at NeoPark on the first anniversary of its construction launch. The post NeoPark included in Hefei's latest list of open roads for autonomous driving testing appeared first on CnEVPost.

Isuzu, Toyota, Hino, and CJPT to promote planning and development of mass-market light-duty fuel cell electric trucks

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Isuzu Motors, Toyota Motor, Hino Motors, and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) will jointly plan and develop light-duty fuel cell (FC) electric trucks for the mass-market.

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Cadillac reveals Celestiq show car, previewing an electric flagship

Green Car Reports

Cadillac on Friday pulled the wraps off its Celestiq show car, confirming the look of a future hand-built electric flagship sedan. The concept car, GM says, is inspired by GM’s 120-year heritage and will continue to be developed toward production.

Bosch and Blubrake/Shimano unveil competing anti-lock braking for electric bikes

Electrek

Anti-lock brakes might sound like old tech in cars (and motorcycles to a certain extent), but another two-wheeler has had to deal with brake lock up since its invention: the bicycle.

How to "Shave the Peak" when the electric grid is dirtiest

Green Energy Consumers

Peak Alerts! Protect our climate by reducing your electricity use on weekdays from 5-8pm. Starting Tuesday, July 19th, 2022. According to Accuweather, we're headed for a prolonged stretch of hot weather through July 31st.

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ZF presents advanced steer-by-wire technology for the front axle

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During an annual global technology event, ZF presented its advanced steer-by-wire technology for the front axle and announced that this technology will be launched with industrial scale by a major global automaker within the next year.

Vinfast opens California stores, gets $1.2 billion boost from North Carolina for EV plant

Green Car Reports

Vinfast on Thursday opened its first United States retail stores in California, and announced $1.2 billion in incentives from North Carolina for a planned factory in the state.

Elon Musk is at risk of losing top Tesla lieutenant over suspicious order of ‘special glass’

Electrek

Elon Musk is reportedly at risk of losing his top lieutenant at Tesla over a suspicious order of ‘special glass’ that some suspect might have been for the CEO. more….

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Rolls-Royce, Hyundai join forces on all-electric and hydrogen flight technology

The Driven EV News

Rolls-Royce and Hyundai join forces on battery-electric and fuel cell electric solutions for both urban and regional "air mobility" markets. The post Rolls-Royce, Hyundai join forces on all-electric and hydrogen flight technology appeared first on The Driven.

Volkswagen Group delivers 217,100 BEVs in 1H 22, up 27%

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The Volkswagen Group increased its deliveries of all-electric vehicles by 27% year-on-year in 1H 2022.

Chevy Blazer EV Police Pursuit Vehicle likely to speed patrols’ electric shift

Green Car Reports

The 2024 Chevy Blazer EV that was revealed earlier this week might soon be one to look out for in the rearview mirror—not just because it includes a go-fast SS version.

Tesla Fremont factory has produced its 2 millionth electric car

Electrek

Elon Musk announced that Tesla Fremont factory has produced its 2 millionth electric car with the help of Gigafactory Nevada. more…. The post Tesla Fremont factory has produced its 2 millionth electric car appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla HVAC system still on the future products list: Elon Musk

Teslarati

Talk about a Tesla HVAC system hasn’t come up for quite a while, but Elon Musk recently confirmed that it is still on the future products list. On Monday, Tesla shareholder, Owen Sparks, asked Elon Musk to make a home HVAC with HEPA filter to help with allergies.

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General Fusion receives two funding awards from DOE to advance Magnetized Target Fusion technology

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy has selected General Fusion for two new funding awards through the Office of Fusion Energy Science’s Innovation Network for Fusion Energy (INFUSE) program. The awards will advance Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF) technology for use in commercial fusion power plants through collaboration with the Savannah River National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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Ford battery plans, Taycan range and efficiency gains, USPS gives in: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The US Postal Service gives in to pressure and makes a major boost in the number of electric mail delivery trucks it’s ordering. The Porsche Taycan gets better range, plus a bunch of other updates.