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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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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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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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Jaguar E-Pace gains new platform, facelift and hybrid tech

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The Jaguar E-Pace has had a complete refresh for 2020 and, while not much appears different on the outside, it sits on an all-new platform with most models benefitting from hybrid power

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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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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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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

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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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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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Porsche Taycan Turbo Review

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We review the Porsche Taycan Turbo

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Price drop on Tesla Model 3 - is now the time to buy?

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Tesla’s entry-level EV, the Model 3, found its Australian retail price cut by upwards of $7,000 in the past few weeks. This significant reduction in price is intriguing for us EV enthusiasts as it bodes the question: ‘Is it the right time for me to buy a Tesla?’

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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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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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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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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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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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Chevy makes all-electric classic Blazer SUV to show off upcoming eCrate package

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Chevrolet turned a 1977 K5 Blazer into the all-electric Blazer-E show vehicle to demonstrate an electric crate-motor package it plans to put on sale in 2021.

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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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Top reasons to lease a Nissan Juke

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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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Biden would be better for US electric-car future, VW CEO says

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A winner hasn’t yet been declared in this week’s U.S. Presidential election, but at least one auto-industry CEO has already spoken out about the anticipated outcome.

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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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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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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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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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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.

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

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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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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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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Diamond Green Diesel to more than double renewable fuel capacity using second Honeywell Ecofining unit; 675M barrels renewable diesel per year

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Diamond Green Diesel facility in Norco, La., will more than double its annual production of renewable diesel with the completion of a second Honeywell Ecofining process unit with a capacity of 30,000 barrels per day (bpd). Diamond Green Diesel is owned by Valero Energy Corp.

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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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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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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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ABC Companies partners with Lightning eMotors to launch first electric repowered motorcoach

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ABC Companies, a leading provider to the motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transportation market in the United States and Canada, will soon be the first to offer a motorcoach-diesel-to-electric-repower program for North American operators.

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Sales of chargeable vehicles more than triple in EU in Q3 to take 9.9% new market share

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In the third quarter of 2020, 9.9% of passenger cars sold in the EU were electrically-chargeable vehicles, compared to 3.0% during the same period last year, according to data from the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA). The support measures introduced by various countries to stimulate car demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic disadvantaged conventionally-powered vehicles.

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