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Spanish team develops microwave-induced electrolysis at low temperatures for H2 production

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Researchers in Spain have developed hydrogen production without contact electrodes via water electrolysis mediated by the microwave-triggered redox activation of solid-state ionic materials at low temperatures ( Nature Energy. Schematic illustration of the microwave-induced redox cycle.

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Nissan teases potential of Ariya electric crossover for Europe, as US election nears

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Nissan announced on Friday—just days ahead of a U.S.

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Swindon Powertrain launches classic Mini conversion kit

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Swindon Powertrain has launched a kit to enable owners of classic Minis to convert them into EVs with ease. The Classic Mini Kit is part of a wider set of components and can be bolted into an existing car without any fabrication or modification

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Ford Says Electric Super Duty Trucks Aren’t Happening

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While Ford’s F-150 is slated for electrification, Super Duty versions of the F-Series are not.

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Advent Technologies to collaborate with Los Alamos, UT Austin, RPI, UNM and Toyota in the development of next-generation HT-PEM fuel cell technology

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Electrified cars pass a tipping point in Europe, as new registrations pass diesels

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Diesel cars have historically been the default choice in Europe, but that is no longer the case.

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Porsche Taycan Turbo Review

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We review the Porsche Taycan Turbo

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IPG to demo Flameless Ceramic Turbine for clean, off-grid power in EV charging

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Intelligent Power Generation (IPG) will demonstrate the impact of Flameless Ceramic Turbine technology in UK electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, following a £1-million contract from Highways England.

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VW project to transition Greek "model island" to electric vehicles, renewable power

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Volkswagen plans to transition a Greek island entirely to electric vehicles powered by renewable energy. The automaker is working with the Greek government to turn Astypalea, in the southern Aegean Sea, into a "model island" for zero-emission transportation.

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Bentley will be fully electrified by 2026

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Bentley isn't known for being green, but that's all about to change. The Crewe-based car maker has given details of its Beyond100 strategy and they're both ambitious, and rooted in becoming pretty much the greenest luxury car brand out there

Top-Selling Electric Car Models in Europe in 2020 (September)

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The top-selling battery-electric car in Europe in September 2020 was again the Tesla Model 3. source [link

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Year-long testing of Leclanché 60 Ah G/NMC cells shows high energy density, high cycle life

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Leclanché SA reported that year-long testing of its 60 Ah G/NMC battery cells has shown them to be both high energy density and high cycle life—critical characteristics for a wide range of automotive and e-transportation energy storage solutions.

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Mitsubishi invests in WiTricity, for wireless EV charging push

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Mitsubishi Corporation is investing in WiTricity, a company that sells wireless-charging systems for plug-in cars, WiTricity announced in a press release Thursday.

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Volkswagen Group to turn Greek island climate-neutral

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The Greek island of Astypalea is a veritable paradise. Traditional towns and villages cling to hillsides, overlooking white sands and the cobalt-blue Mediterranean Sea. Now, its transport system is set to be revolutionised in conjunction with Volkswagen Group, becoming a climate-neutral showcase

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Top reasons to lease a Nissan Juke

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Nuvera Fuel Cells announces commercial availability of E-45 fuel cell system

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Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, announced that its Nuvera E-45 fuel cell system is now commercially available.

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Volvo is developing its own electric motors for EVs, in Sweden and China

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Volvo on Monday announced a dedicated electric-motor lab in Shanghai. In combination with an existing center in Gothenburg, Sweden, this will allow future motor development to be done in-house, the automaker said in a press release.

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Volvo and Polestar ahead of EU emissions targets

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Hitting fleet emissions targets and avoiding fines for missing them are top of many manufacturers' priorities at the moment.

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Charley Boorman: myenergi HQ

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TV adventurer Charley Boorman sets off on a green journey with myenergi. Picture this, sunshine, a gentle autumn breeze, rolling golden fields, narrow winding roads, and the sound of… silence! Yes, it was none other than Charley Boorman on his electric Harley Davidson LiveWire.

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Volkswagen and Greece to create model island for climate-neutral mobility

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The Volkswagen Group and Greece have agreed to establish a mobility system on the Mediterranean island of Astypalea. To that end, the current transport system on the island will transition to electric vehicles and renewable power generation.

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Kandi claims $7,999 effective cost in California for 59-mile electric car, K27 cleared for road use

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Kandi America announced Tuesday that the lowest-priced of its two small, Chinese-made electric cars has been EPA certified and cleared for California roads, and the company is preparing to start deliveries in the state.

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Jaguar updates E-PACE with new hybrid powertrain

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Jaguar's mid-sized SUV – the E-PACE – has been giving a thorough overhaul. More than just a refresh of the interior and exterior, Jaguar has given the E-PACE's architecture a good going over to enhance comfort and refinement.

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Tesla Model X Family Road Trip…Pandemic Edition

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In my continuing quest to show that electric cars can ferry adventurous families just as well as gas-guzzling minivans and Tahoes, I can now say from experience that this holds true during the “new normal” of the pandemic. Important note: we traveled between August 8th and 17th, after the second wave of COVID had crested, and would have not have done so had cases still been rising.).

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Mitsubishi Motors to raise proportion of electrified vehicles in total sales to 50% by 2030

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As part of its newly announced 30-year environmental plan , Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) says that it will raise the proportion of electrified vehicles in its total sales—with a focus on its plug-in hybrids) to 50% by 2030.

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Ford is betting on commercial electric vehicles, affordable EVs, says CEO

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Ford’s plan for electric vehicles doesn’t include anything quite like the loaded GMC Hummer EV, but referring to the so-called supertruck last week helped Ford CEO Jim Farley define Ford's EV strategy.

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Fort Collins-Loveland Group Buy: Extended One Last Time

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Drive Electric Northern Colorado. Northern Colorado Clean Cities has some exciting news as Fort Collins Nissan and Dellenbach Motors have agreed to extend the electric vehicle group buy just one last month. Moreover, they are proud to welcome the Kia Niro on board! You can still get over $12,000 off a 2020 Chevy Bolt, over $11,000 off the 2020. The post Fort Collins-Loveland Group Buy: Extended One Last Time appeared first on Drive Electric Northern Colorado. Media

Kenworth and Peterbilt first electric Class 8 trucks up Pike’s Peak; fuel cell and BEV

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PACCAR announced that a Kenworth T680 fuel cell electric vehicle and a battery electric Peterbilt Model 579EV became the first Class 8 zero emissions vehicles to drive to the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado. Both vehicles displayed superb power and exhibited excellent drivability over the 156 twisting turns and switchbacks during the 4,700-foot elevation gain to the summit.

Ford: hands-free Active Drive Assist to arrive first on F-150 and Mustang Mach-E later this year

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Ford’s hands-free Active Drive Assist feature will arrive first on 2021 F-150 and 2021 Mustang Mach-E, included as standard on certain models or as relatively affordable option on others, with both vehicles becoming available to customers in late 2020.

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Saietta Group wins APC grant to bring production of axial flux traction electric motor to 150k units per year

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UK-based tech company Saietta has won a major grant , through the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Center (APC) that will fast-track the first stage of the production process ramp-up for its innovative Axial Flux Traction (AFT) electric motor.

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New process uses localized surface plasmons for room-temperature conversion of CO2 to CO

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Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their colleagues have demonstrated a room-temperature method that could significantly reduce carbon dioxide levels in fossil-fuel power plant exhaust, one of the main sources of carbon emissions in the atmosphere.

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ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium create fuel cell technology JV

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Germany-based ElringKlinger and France-based Plastic Omnium, two automotive supplier leaders in their respective business areas, will create EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, a joint venture dedicated to fuel cell stack development, production and commercialization.

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Neste to acquire Bunge Rotterdam refinery to increase raw material pretreatment capacity for renewable products

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Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel produced from waste and residue raw materials, has agreed to acquire Bunge Loders Croklaan’s refinery plant located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands for a purchase price of €258 million (US$302 million).

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Hyundai Motor partners with regional firms to establish H2 fuel cell commercial vehicle ecosystem in China

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Hyundai Motor Company is spearheading the development of a hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicle ecosystem in China with regional partners. Hyundai Motor signed an MOU with Shanghai Electric Power Co., Shanghai Sunwise New Energy System Co.,

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IDTechEx: despite efforts to reduces rare-earth use, percentage of permanent magnet-based EV motors rising

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While there has been much publicity and technical development towards rare-earth reduction in vehicle motors, in practice the market is seeing an increase in the number of permanent magnet motors.

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ACEA map: Affordability of electric cars, correlation between market uptake and GDP in the EU

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The European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA) has published an interactive map that illustrates the correlation between the market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) and GDP per capita for each of the 27 EU member states and the United Kingdom. Across the EU, 3.0%

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Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG sign binding agreement for new fuel-cell joint venture

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The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, as well as other applications. Earlier post.). The joint venture will develop a system with several power stages, including a twin system with 300 kW continuous power for heavy-duty long-haul trucks.

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NIO launches 100 kWh battery with flexible battery upgrade plans; cell-to-pack technology

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China-based EV maker NIO launched its 100 kWh battery together with battery upgrade plans. With more than 300 patents filed and gained, the 100 kWh battery features CTP (cell to pack) technology, realizing 37% higher energy density. Powered by the 100 kWh battery, the NEDC range of NIO models can now reach up to 615 km (382 miles).

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