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2024 Honda Prologue first look: 300-mile electric SUV starts under $50,000

Green Car Reports

If you’re lured in by the likes of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 or Kia EV6, or even the Ford Mustang Mach-E or Tesla Model Y, the 2024 Honda Prologue simply isn’t for you. That’s because you won’t find design overtures effectively remaking the shape of the vehicle around an EV skateboard platform. Or splashy styling themes that look.

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The Netherlands just launched a mega 1.5 GW offshore wind farm

Electrek

The Netherlands’ Hollandse Kust Zuid 1.5 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind farm – the first subsidy-free wind farm in Europe – is now inaugurated. more… The post The Netherlands just launched a mega 1.5 GW offshore wind farm appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla’s ramp of the Model 3 Highland shows Giga Shanghai’s prominence

Teslarati

Tesla’s ramp of the Model 3 Highland in China shows Giga Shanghai’s prominence and prowess in terms of automotive manufacturing. This is the fastest we have ever seen Tesla ramp up a “new” vehicle. While the Model 3 Highland featured new interior and exterior features and designs, it appears the Shanghai factory rose to the occasion when a new challenge came their way.

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6 Massachusetts School Districts To Acquire Electric School Buses

CleanTechnica EVs

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) recently awarded Accelerating Clean Transportation (ACT) grants to six Massachusetts school districts to electrify their school bus fleets. The grants are up to $2 million per fleet. They include funds for new buses and technical assistance to operationalize them, such as installing chargers and designing charging sites.

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

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EVs from these brands will soon use the Tesla NACS charge port

Green Car Reports

Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) lags in locations versus the other road-trip fast-charging standards that have been used for EVs. But it is the future. Months ago, earlier this year, that future was not at all apparent. But May 25 the tide turned. That day, with a joint chat between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Ford CEO Jim.

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Tesla Semi travels over 1,000 miles in a single day

Electrek

A Tesla Semi electric truck traveled over 1,000 miles in a single day in a real-world test for a new independent study. more… The post Tesla Semi travels over 1,000 miles in a single day appeared first on Electrek.

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Australia’s first electric “trackless tram” arrives for trial runs

The Driven EV News

Australia’s first electric “trackless tram” will undergo a trial to determine its viability. The post Australia’s first electric “trackless tram” arrives for trial runs appeared first on The Driven.

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Honda electric sports car, sustainability concepts due at Tokyo show

Green Car Reports

Honda on Tuesday announced that later in October, at the Japan Mobility Show, formerly called the Tokyo Motor Show, it plans to reveal an electric sports car and a sustainability-focused compact car. The electric sports car, called Specialty Sports Concept, will celebrate “the joy of driving and distinctive individuality” and help.

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US solar is booming – here’s the newly released data

Electrek

US solar is growing at a breakneck speed, and it hit several big milestones in July, according to newly released government data. more… The post US solar is booming – here’s the newly released data appeared first on Electrek.

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Starlink’s Starshield wins contract with US Space Force

Teslarati

Starlink’s Starshield offering won a contract with the United States (U.S.) Space Force. SpaceX launched Starlink Starshield internet service to support national security. Starshield won one contract from the U.S. Space Force to provide customized satellite communications for the military. The contract was awarded on September 1 and will last one year.

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

Brief

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Pepsi Isn’t The Only Company Hauling Sodas With Electric Trucks

CleanTechnica EVs

When it comes to electric semi trucks, the Tesla semi seems to get most of the attention. Every move a Tesla semi makes on the open road seems to get filmed by somebody and posted to social media.

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Largest electric underground mining truck begins trial at Australian gold mine

The Driven EV News

Faster, cleaner: Largest electric mining truck, with swappable 354kWh batteries, is being trialled at an Australian gold mine. The post Largest electric underground mining truck begins trial at Australian gold mine appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla breaks ground on its futuristic diner with drive-in theater and Supercharger

Electrek

Tesla has broken ground on the site of its planned futuristic diner with a drive-in theater and Supercharger station. Yes, it sounds like that crazy project is actually happening. more… The post Tesla breaks ground on its futuristic diner with drive-in theater and Supercharger appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla breaks ground on its craziest Supercharger yet: a drive-in and diner

Teslarati

Tesla has broken ground on its craziest Supercharger yet: a drive-in movie theater and diner that features two movie screens, food, and EV chargers, giving what is the automaker’s most well-rounded Supercharger to date. In late August, we reported that Tesla had finally won approval for the project, which is slated to be built in Hollywood. After years of speculation and plans, Tesla finally gained approval following Teslarati’s coverage of the permit approval , which was posted by

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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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Nissan: No New ICE Cars For Europe, All-EV By 2030

CleanTechnica EVs

In a recent press release, Nissan announced a bold move for itss European business. Starting now, there will be no new combustion-powered vehicle models for the market, and by 2030, the company wants all new Nissans to be “100% electric.” Let’s take a quick look at the announcement and then discuss what it means.

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This Engineer Is Helping to Make India a Global Semiconductor Hub

Cars That Think

When Tushar Sharma was a young boy growing up in Jamnapaar, India, a densely populated area outside of Delhi, he never imagined that someday he would meet the country’s prime minister. That memorable event occurred in May, when Sharma and a delegation from his employer, Renesas Electronics , met with Narendra Modi to discuss how the semiconductor company could support the prime minister’s India Semiconductor Mission and Digital India initiative.

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Honda unveils $10K electric N-Van e with 130-mile range that can power your home

Electrek

This week, Honda revealed new information about its upcoming mini electric N-Van e with an anticipated 130 miles (210 km) of range. The new Honda N-Van e is built for business and personal use with features like vehicle-to-home (V2H), a flexible interior, and portable power capabilities. more… The post Honda unveils $10K electric N-Van e with 130-mile range that can power your home appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla latest Cybertruck units show impeccable build quality

Teslarati

Tesla Cybertruck units that are being called “manufacturing confirmation” builds are being seen on the Giga Texas property as the company is revamping the factory to full production after a stoppage to upgrade lines. These units show impeccable build quality, and they are the best Cybertruck builds we have seen to date. With the Cybertruck heading toward initial deliveries , as Tesla still plans to start with them before the end of the year, things are getting interesting on the Giga

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50 New Electric Buses Will Soon Be Operating In Edinburgh, Scotland

CleanTechnica EVs

Lothian, a public transit provider in Edinburgh, Scotland, and the Lothians, has ordered 50 new electric Volvo BZL buses for its fleet. The double-deck buses will begin operating in 2024. They cost over £24 million and have zero direct emissions, so using them will help improve air quality.

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Edinburgh orders 50 Volvo BZL Electric double deck buses

Electric Cars Report

Edinburgh bus operator Lothian Buses announced an order for 50 new Volvo BZL Electric double deck buses, each with MCV bodywork, for Scotland’s capital city. At an investment of over £24million, Lothian will introduce these new vehicles in two batches across 2024, with the first vehicles appearing on Edinburgh’s streets in early spring. This investment […] The post Edinburgh orders 50 Volvo BZL Electric double deck buses appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Can EVs and solar save the world? The IEA thinks so

Electrek

The International Energy Agency (IEA) released its 2023 Net Zero Roadmap today – here’s what’s happened since 2021 and what must urgently happen before 2030. more… The post Can EVs and solar save the world? The IEA thinks so appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Cybertruck to be auctioned off at 29th Petersen Gala on Oct 7

Teslarati

An attendee of the 29th Petersen Gala on October 7, 2023, will be going home with a very unique vehicle — a 2024 Tesla Cybertruck. The Petersen Automotive Museum will be holding its annual gala on October 7 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is high-end, with a seat costing $1,750 per person and a table costing $17,500. A Premier Table is also available for $30,000.

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US Auto Industry Down 8% Since 2019

CleanTechnica EVs

It’s time for another one of our quarterly US auto sales reports. No other media outlet compares US auto industry trends with as much history and depth as we do in these.

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YORI: A Hybrid Approach to Robotic Cooking

Cars That Think

There seems to be two general approaches to cooking automation. There’s the “let’s make a robot that can operate in a human kitchen because everyone has a human kitchen,” which seems like a good idea, except that you then have to build your robot to function in human environments which is super hard. On the other end of the spectrum, there’s the “let’s make a dedicated automated system because automation is easier than robotics,” which seems like a good idea, except that you then have to be will

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Solar and battery storage prices have dropped almost 90% in 10 years

Electrek

The cost of solar power has fallen by 87%, and battery storage by 85% in the past decade, according to a new study – here’s why. more… The post Solar and battery storage prices have dropped almost 90% in 10 years appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Megapack 10.3/20.6 MWh project in Austria goes live

Teslarati

Austria’s largest battery energy storage system (BESS), made of Tesla Megapacks, recently went live. The official X account for the Tesla Megapack announced that the 10 MW/20 MWh BESS project in Ardnolstein is live and supporting the transmission network. “The focus is initially on supporting the Austrian transmission network. But the system also opens up exciting opportunities for building a local energy community market and integrating active electricity consumers,” said CEO of NGEN Smart Grid

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Kawasaki Is Taking Popular Motorcycle Models Electric

CleanTechnica EVs

In the United States, motorbikes are owned by fewer than 10% of households. They are primarily used for recreational purposes, such as cruising along mountain roads on weekends or exploring the woods and deserts on dirtbikes.

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Ensuring a longer life for organic solar cells

Innovation News Network

Researchers are working to increase the stability of organic solar cells, which currently decompose quickly. Learn more here. The post Ensuring a longer life for organic solar cells appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Nissan unveils new sporty urban EV concept as it goes all-electric in Europe

Electrek

With plans to go 100% electric in Europe by 2030, Nissan is previewing its future lineup with a new sporty urban EV concept. more… The post Nissan unveils new sporty urban EV concept as it goes all-electric in Europe appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Model 3 is eBay Motors’ fastest-selling used car in UK

Teslarati

The Tesla Model 3 was the fastest-selling used car in September, averaging just 17 days on dealer lots, as per eBay Motors. Following the Model 3 was the Audi e-Tron, which averaged 20 days, and the Ford Mustang, which averaged 21 days. The average number of days it took to sell a used car was listed at 35 days, which is lower than the 38 days from a year ago.

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BMW Partners With Amazon To Get Into Autonomy Faster

CleanTechnica EVs

When it comes to EV news, Tesla seems to get a lot of the media attention. The reasons are pretty obvious: Tesla’s not only ahead of everyone else on EVs and charging infrastructure, but it was the impetus for everyone else getting (back) into it in the first place.

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StoreDot partners with Volvo Cars to develop cells for next generation EVs

Electric Cars Report

StoreDot, the pioneer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles, has signed a landmark multi-year agreement with Volvo Cars to develop an optimized battery for next generation Volvo cars. This collaboration, with experts from Volvo Cars and StoreDot working together, will lead to the development of XFC cells which will be optimized […] The post StoreDot partners with Volvo Cars to develop cells for next generation EVs appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Lucid (LCID) just became the first EV maker to open a manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia

Electrek

Lucid Motors has officially opened the first-ever EV manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia. The EV maker announced Wednesday the facility will produce Lucid Air vehicles for the country while exporting to overseas markets. more… The post Lucid (LCID) just became the first EV maker to open a manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla’s Optimus robot can now sort objects autonomously

Teslarati

Tesla’s Optimus robot has come a long way since it was first announced in 2021, and in a recent update, the company has noted that the robot is now able to sort objects on its own. On Saturday, Tesla’s Optimus account on X shared that the robot can now sort objects autonomously, using its end-to-end trained neural network. The account also shared a video showing Optimus as it goes through the processes of self-calibration and physically sorting colored blocks into their respective trays.

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