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The Electric Circuit launches a pilot project on heavy vehicle charging

Green Car Congress

To support the expansion of electric transportation in Québec, the Electric Circuit is a{launching} a pilot project on heavy- and medium-duty vehicle charging. The initiative includes the installation of dedicated stations for safe charging that consider turning radius and trailer length. With the number of electric trucks on the roads expected to increase significantly over the next few years, the project aims to gain a better understanding of heavy-vehicle charging patterns and then to develop

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2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5, Ioniq 6 cut real-world fast-charging time

Green Car Reports

With the 2023 Ioniq 5 hatchback arriving this fall and the upcoming 2023 Ioniq 6 sedan arriving early next year, Hyundai is introducing a battery preconditioning feature that will help set drivers up for a more consistent experience at DC fast-charging stations. The long-range versions of the Ioniq 5 and the closely related Kia EV6 have already.

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Elon Musk Twitter takeover prompts prank that fools mainstream media

Teslarati

Elon Musk is, in many ways, a fan of internet jokes and memes. And amidst his takeover of the social media platform Twitter, some mainstream media outlets ended up falling for a popular and pretty raunchy internet joke — hook, line, and sinker. Musk’s Twitter takeover was not absent of drama, especially after the Tesla CEO terminated three executives and a senior employee.

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EU officially inks complete ban on new combustion vehicles from 2035 onward

Electrek

Following over five years of debate and a steadfast proposal introduced last year, the EU has agreed upon its first terms under a “Fit for 55” package to significantly reduce carbon emissions in Europe and achieve climate neutrality by 2050. The EU agreement increases required cuts to carbon emissions by 2030 and issues a complete ban on new combustion cars and vans from 2035 onward. more….

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

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BMW i Ventures leads investment in autonomous forklift company, Fox Robotics

Green Car Congress

BMW i Ventures announced its lead investment in Fox Robotics, developers of the first intelligent forklift that can autonomously unload pallets from the trailer to the receiving dock. The oversubscribed funding round totals $20 million. Additional new investors include Zebra Technologies, Japan Airlines & Translink Innovation Fund and Foothill Ventures.

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US-made Bosch EV motors are going into Rivian trucks

Green Car Reports

Bosch on Tuesday announced the start of EV motor production at its Charleston, South Carolina, facility, with expansion plans already on deck for 2023. Production began earlier this month in a 200,000-square-foot section of an existing building at the Charleston site, Bosch said in a press release. The assembly area includes production of motor.

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Tesla Model Y becomes best-selling car in Europe, and might be for a while

Electrek

Tesla Model Y took the top spot on the list of best-selling cars in Europe in September, and the electric SUV might stay there for a while. more…. The post Tesla Model Y becomes best-selling car in Europe, and might be for a while appeared first on Electrek.

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Pozna? orders 25 Solaris hydrogen buses

Green Car Congress

The city of Pozna?’s public transport operator MPK Pozna? has purchased 25 hydrogen-fueled buses from Solaris Bus & Coach. The tender was for 15 vehicles, but the carrier exercised its option of extending the order by another 10 buses. The hydrogen units will join the fleet of MPK in the second half of 2023. This is the largest order so far for Solaris hydrogen Urbino hydrogen buses.

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EPA directs nearly $1B for electric school buses

Green Car Reports

The EPA on Wednesday announced $965 million in grants for electric school buses, the first of a five-year, $5 billion program for zero-emission school buses. The grants will go to 389 school districts spanning all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and several Native American tribes and United States territories, the EPA said in a press release.

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NIO reaches strategic partnership with hotel operator H World Group

CN EV Post

NIO and H World Group will cooperate in the construction of charging and battery swap facilities. The post NIO reaches strategic partnership with hotel operator H World Group appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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

Brief

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GM says it will power all of its US sites with clean energy by 2025

Electrek

General Motors (GM) today announced that it has finalized agreements to power all of its US sites with clean energy by 2025. . more…. The post GM says it will power all of its US sites with clean energy by 2025 appeared first on Electrek.

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Magna investing $500M+ to expand in Michigan; two new plants, 1 expansion

Green Car Congress

Magna is investing more than $500 million to expand its operations in three different locations in Southeast Michigan. The company is expanding its facility in St. Clair (battery enclosures) and is opening new facilities in Shelby Township (powertrain) and Detroit (seating). The developments follow new business awards in these product areas, some of which support the growing electrification market.

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Report: Light pole EV charging is the low-CO2 solution for cities

Green Car Reports

A company that installs EV chargers in streetlights claims this is not only a practical way to bring charging to urban areas, but also has a lower carbon footprint than conventional charging installations. That's the conclusion of a study commissioned by U.K.-based streetlight charging company ChargeLight and conducted by consultancy.

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NIO sets up battery business subsidiary in Hefei

CN EV Post

The company has a registered capital of RMB 2 billion ($275 million) and its business scope includes battery manufacturing and battery sales. The post NIO sets up battery business subsidiary in Hefei appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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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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Lucid gains EPA approval to launch 2023 Air models

Teslarati

Lucid has gained EPA approval to launch the sale of several 2023 model-year trims of the Air electric vehicle. Lucid gained Certificates of Conformity for the Air Grand Touring’s 19″, 20″, and 21″ trim levels , which allows the manufacturer to sell the vehicles to consumers. Lucid applied for EPA certification of these vehicles on September 7, and gained a Certificate of Conformity just two days later on September 9.

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Bakken Energy, Cummins and Schneider partner on design of the Heartland Hydrogen Hub for long-haul trucking

Green Car Congress

Bakken Energy, a developer of affordable clean hydrogen supply, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with each of Cummins Inc. and Schneider National Carriers Inc., to work together on the design of the Heartland Hydrogen Hub to serve the needs of long-haul trucking. In conjunction with the States of North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Montana, Bakken Energy is working on the design of the Heartland Hydrogen Hub, a regional clean hydrogen hub recently announced by North Dakota Governor Doug B

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Reports: Tesla will face DOJ, SEC scrutiny over self-driving claims

Green Car Reports

Multiple arms of the federal government are reportedly preparing to scrutinize Tesla—and perhaps its CEO, Elon Musk—over various statements made about its driver-assistance system, building from its Autopilot system and relating to its extra-cost Full Self-Driving functionality. On Wednesday Reuters reported that Tesla faces a criminal.

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William Li responds to why NIO sets up battery-making arm

CN EV Post

Making batteries is a normal strategy for automakers, said William Li. The post William Li responds to why NIO sets up battery-making arm appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Toyota struggles with EV shift, considers changing plans due to Tesla

Electrek

Toyota is struggling with its shift to electric vehicles, and it is reportedly considering major changes in its EV plans driven by Tesla’s manufacturing strategy. However, it may slow down some of its existing electric vehicle programs. more…. The post Toyota struggles with EV shift, considers changing plans due to Tesla appeared first on Electrek.

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Volvo Group to produce battery modules in Ghent by 2025

Green Car Congress

In 2025, Volvo Group’s truck plant in Ghent, Belgium will start to produce battery modules. To date, partners supply both cells and modules to the Group. The investment decision to install battery module manufacturing capacity in Ghent is another important step for the Volvo Group to shape its future value chain for battery systems. The battery module manufacturing line in Ghent will be able to use battery cells both from partners and from the planned battery cell plant in Sweden.

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2022-2023 GMC Hummer EV recalled for battery sealing

Green Car Reports

GM is recalling most of the GMC Hummer EV SUVs and BrightDrop EV600 electric vans it’s built so far, over an issue that could allow water into the battery pack of the big off-roaders or delivery vehicles. It underscores that in any clean-slate tech and manufacturing approach, there may be some basic manufacturing hurdles to get past first.

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BYD-Benz JV Denza begins deliveries of D9 MPV

CN EV Post

Since the D9's official launch, the model has received more than 30,000 orders with non-refundable deposits, Denza said. The post BYD-Benz JV Denza begins deliveries of D9 MPV appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Rapidly developing battery minerals by connecting electric vehicle end users upstream

Innovation News Network

To accelerate access by the electric vehicle (EV) industry to desperately needed battery minerals, QX Resources is directly linking the end users to multiple ‘upstream’ high-quality exploration and development projects across Australia. Numerous well informed lithium battery and EV industry forecasters have constantly highlighted the rapidly increasing demand for the battery minerals, to feed the demand […].

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Bosch highlights hydrogen engine work at bauma; involved in more than 100 technical trials with customers worldwide

Green Car Congress

At bauma—the world’s leading construction machinery trade fair—in Munich, Bosch placed particular emphasis on the potential for hydrogen engines and electrification to make the sector significantly more sustainable. According to Bosch studies, more than half a million construction machines in the performance class from 56 to 560 kilowatts will be produced across the world in 2022.

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IEA: Global demand for fossil fuels will peak this decade

Green Car Reports

Global demand for fossil fuels will peak this decade due in part to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which has accelerated many countries' move to renewable energy, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The invasion of Ukraine has created an energy crisis that, while triggering higher oil prices and related economic stress, has also led.

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Electric cars reach 18% of new car sales in California compared to 6% in the US

Electrek

California announced that electric car sales represent nearly 18% of new car sales in the state compared to 6% for the whole of the United States. more…. The post Electric cars reach 18% of new car sales in California compared to 6% in the US appeared first on Electrek.

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Vauxhall expands GSe line-up with new Grandland GSe

Electric Cars Report

Vauxhall has revealed the New Grandland GSe – a performance electrified version of the established family crossover, to sit alongside the recently announced All-New Astra GSe and All-New Astra Sports Tourer GSe as part of Vauxhall’s new GSe electrified performance sub-brand. The New Grandland GSe combines a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine with two electric motors – one […] The post Vauxhall expands GSe line-up with new Grandland GSe appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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New stable water-splitting catalyst doesn’t require expensive iridium

Green Car Congress

Researchers have developed a nickel-stabilized, ruthenium dioxide (Ni-RuO 2 ) anode catalyst for proton exchange membrane (PEM) water electrolysis. The ruthenium—a more abundant precious metal—serves as a promising alternative to the more rare and expensive iridium—currently the practical anode catalyst for electrolysis. The Ni-RuO 2 catalyst shows high activity and durability in acidic OER for PEM water electrolysis.

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BP plans charging hubs for ride-hailing EVs, first near LAX

Green Car Reports

Oil giant BP plans to launch a series of large EV fast-charging "Gigahubs" aimed at ride-hailing vehicles. The first of these hubs will be built near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in collaboration with rental-car firm Hertz, and will be funded in part by a $2 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC), BP said in a press.

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NIO signs deal to build new international headquarters in Shanghai's Jiading district

CN EV Post

When completed, NIO's new international headquarters is expected to bring in 10,000 top talent, according to a statement from the local government. The post NIO signs deal to build new international headquarters in Shanghai's Jiading district appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket passes static fire test three years in the making

Teslarati

After knocking out some figurative cobwebs, SpaceX has test-fired a Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time since June 2019. Shortly before the static fire, NASASpaceflight’s Thomas Burghardt reported that Falcon Heavy’s first launch in 40 months – a mission for the US Space Force known as USSF-44 – had slipped from October 28th and October 31st to no earlier than (NET) 9:40 am EDT (13:40 UTC), Tuesday, November 1st.

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Graphite – The essential ingredient of hydrogen fuel cell technologies

Innovation News Network

Dr Corina Hebestreit of the European Carbon and Graphite Association discusses the role of graphite in hydrogen fuel cell technologies. The post Graphite – The essential ingredient of hydrogen fuel cell technologies appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Jeep recalls 2022-2023 Wrangler 4xe PHEV over battery fuse

Green Car Reports

An assembly issue has led to the recall of 13,722 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid vehicles from the 2022 and 2023 model years, according to recall documents posted by the federal government. The Jeep Wrangler 4xe, which can go 21 EPA-rated miles all-electric and makes the most of its electric propulsion to benefit off-road capability, is the.

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Toyota unveils electric sedan bZ3 with BYD battery and motor in China

CN EV Post

The sedan was jointly developed by Toyota, BYD and FAW Toyota, with the motor and battery coming from BYD. The post Toyota unveils electric sedan bZ3 with BYD battery and motor in China appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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