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Honda shows hydrogen fuel-cell module set to power CR-V

Green Car Reports

Honda this week provided a few more details about its next-generation fuel-cell module, at the 2023 European Hydrogen Week in Brussels. Co-developed with General Motors, the new module was first shown at the 2023 Tokyo auto show, and it has already been confirmed for use in North America. Honda has already confirmed a Europe-bound energy storage.

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China’s Goldwind installed a 16 MW offshore wind turbine in just 24 hours

Electrek

Chinese wind turbine maker Goldwind has installed its massive 16 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine in a “record-breaking” 24 hours. more… The post China’s Goldwind installed a 16 MW offshore wind turbine in just 24 hours appeared first on Electrek.

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BMW Ends Combustion Engine Production In Germany

CleanTechnica EVs

It may not be the biggest EV news of the month, but it’s got to be one of the strongest. [continued] The post BMW Ends Combustion Engine Production In Germany appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Sweden gets orders from Elon Musk

Teslarati

The conflict between Tesla Sweden and IF Metall appears to have hit a roadblock as discussions have been taken off the table. IF Metall’s strike continues until Tesla Sweden signs a collective agreement. On the other hand, Tesla Sweden refuses to sign such an agreement. According to mediator Kurt Eriksson, who contacted Tesla’s legal representative, Elon Musk has issued orders for the Swedish branch not to sign a collective agreement with IF Metall.

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

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Tesla Superchargers might cost extra $1 a minute above 90%

Green Car Reports

Tesla has updated its billing policy with a "congestion fee" aimed at increasing throughput at its Supercharger DC fast-charging stations. According to the Supercharger fees page on Tesla's website, updated earlier this week, users will now be charged $1 per minute to charge above 90% capacity. Tesla notes that this applies to "busy" stations.

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In a first, EV new car registrations surpass diesel in Europe

Electrek

Here’s a breath of fresh air, literally. In a new milestone, the number of new electric car registrations has exceeded those of diesel-powered vehicles in Europe for the first time, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association. more… The post In a first, EV new car registrations surpass diesel in Europe appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Megapack battery farm in Queensland connected to the grid: report

Teslarati

The 100MW/200MWh Chinchilla battery in Queensland, Australia, has been registered and connected to the grid. Expectations are high that the massive battery farm’s commissioning will begin soon. The Chinchilla battery features 80 Tesla Megapack batteries. It is also the first battery farm that will be built by state-owned generator CS Energy, as noted in a Renew Economy report.

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2021-2024 Jeep Wrangler 4xe recalled, owners told not to charge

Green Car Reports

Just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Stellantis issued a recall that advises owners of some Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrids not to plug in—and tells them not to park the SUV near buildings or other cars. In 32,125 Wrangler 4xe models—certain models from the 2021-2024 model years—a potential battery issue could lead.

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Toyota’s long-range solid-state EV batteries will be more limited than expected

Electrek

After unveiling plans for breakthrough solid-state EV batteries, promising unrealistic long-range capabilities, it seems Toyota’s tech will be in short supply. more… The post Toyota’s long-range solid-state EV batteries will be more limited than expected appeared first on Electrek.

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Pioneer of Google’s Data Centers Dies at 58

Cars That Think

Luiz André Barroso Data center pioneer Senior member, 59; died 16 September An engineer at Google for more than 20 years, Barroso is credited with designing the company’s warehouse-size data centers. They house hundreds of thousands of computer servers and disk drives and have brought cloud computing, more powerful search engines, and faster Internet service.

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

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BYD wins contract for battery electric school bus contract in California

Teslarati

BYD recently won a contract, adding its battery-electric school bus to the California Department of General Services (DGS) statewide electric school bus contract. “BYD | RIDE is thrilled that our battery-electric school buses, the Achiever (Type A) and the Dreamer (Type D), are eligible for the California DGS Contract,” said Patrick Duan, BYD | RIDE Senior Vice President. “We look forward to providing zero-emission solutions to school districts throughout California and helping

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The EV age has revived a century-old obsession with aerodynamics

Green Car Reports

Aerodynamics are an important consideration in modern EVs. Lowering aerodynamic drag improves efficiency, allowing for more range from a given battery-pack size. But it bears emphasis: This is far from a new obsession. A new exhibit curated by Audi in Germany highlights an earlier era of aerodynamic experimentation. In the 1930s, engineers at the.

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Tesla launches Supercharger congestion fee at $1 per min at 90% charge

Electrek

Tesla has launched its new Supercharger congestion fee at select stations in an attempt to shorten charging session times. more… The post Tesla launches Supercharger congestion fee at $1 per min at 90% charge appeared first on Electrek.

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Australian hospital group and golf club ban EV charging because of fire risks

The Driven EV News

Updated: Major hospital group bans EV charging in its car parks due to fire risks, and a golf club to dismantle its EV chargers down after a club house fire blamed on golf buggy batteries. The post Australian hospital group and golf club ban EV charging because of fire risks appeared first on The Driven.

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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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Tesla starting release of FSD V12 to employees, confirms Musk

Teslarati

Tesla has started rolling out Full Self Driving (FSD) V12 to employees. The update was confirmed by CEO Elon Musk in a post on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter. Citing a source reportedly familiar with the matter, EV publication and software tracker Not A Tesla App claimed that FSD V12 had begun an internal rollout with update 2023.38.10.

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Here's how your old Prius battery will help build new EVs

Green Car Reports

Redwood Materials, the battery recycling effort started by Tesla alum JB Straubel, believes it's critical to ramp up domestic content in American EVs—and for helping automakers meet sustainability targets. Last month, Redwood detailed one way it’s making that process happen on the ground: It started an online portal for end-of-life EV.

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Tesla starts releasing to employees FSD v12 – a critical update to self-driving effort

Electrek

Tesla has started releasing to employees its FSD v12 update, which is apparently critical to Tesla’s achieving its self-driving goal. more… The post Tesla starts releasing to employees FSD v12 – a critical update to self-driving effort appeared first on Electrek.

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“You can’t just drive up:” CSIRO launches hydrogen refuelling station

The Driven EV News

The $2.5 million hydrogen fast refuelling station can refuel cars in as little as six minute, but only has the capacity to refuel 10 cars a day. The post “You can’t just drive up:” CSIRO launches hydrogen refuelling station appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla Lathrop Megafactory spotted with 332 Megapack batteries

Teslarati

The fourth quarter is past its midway point, and Tesla’s Megafactory in Lathrop, California, seems like it’s still going full speed ahead. During a recent drone flyover of the site, a fleet of 332 Megapack batteries was spotted in the facility’s staging areas. The Tesla Megapack may not be as visually compelling as the Cybertruck or the Model 3 Highland, but it is a key product in Tesla’s portfolio.

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Could Ferrari be readying in-wheel motors for performance EVs?

Green Car Reports

A recently-surfaced Ferrari patent application hints at in-wheel motors for future performance road cars. In a filing published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Nov. 2, 2023, filed the previous April, the Italian performance automaker appears to be working to integrate motors together with friction brakes, as part of a.

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Tesla starts bringing Cybertrucks to showrooms ahead of launch

Electrek

Tesla has started bringing Cybertrucks to US showrooms ahead of the official production launch at the end of the month. more… The post Tesla starts bringing Cybertrucks to showrooms ahead of launch appeared first on Electrek.

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Video Friday: Punch-Out

Cars That Think

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We also post a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months. Please send us your events for inclusion. Humanoids 2023 : 12–14 December 2023, AUSTIN, TEX. Cybathlon Challenges : 02 February 2024, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND Eurobot Open 2024 : 8–11 May 2024, LA ROCHE-SUR-YON, FRANCE Enjoy today’s videos!

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Tesla Cybertruck attracts crowds ahead of first deliveries

Teslarati

The Tesla Cybertruck is attracting crowds in showrooms across the United States ahead of the company’s first delivery event for the all-electric pickup truck. Days before the Tesla’s Cybertruck first deliveries event, people can see the post-apocalyptic pickup for themselves—and place an order if they like what they see. People have been posting videos and pictures of the Tesla Cybertruck on X recently.

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Lucid Gravity, Karma EVs, Camry Hybrid AWD, Forester Hybrid, Mercedes charging: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which EV holds onto more of its range in the cold? And drivers of EVs from which vehicle maker appeared to “brick” their EVs? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending November 17, 2023. Just ahead of the LA auto show, Toyota revealed a redesigned ninth-generation.

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This Ohio startup turns wind turbine blades into extraordinary park benches

Electrek

Canvus turns retired wind turbine blades into beautiful park benches, planters, and picnic tables for public spaces across the US. more… The post This Ohio startup turns wind turbine blades into extraordinary park benches appeared first on Electrek.

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BYD to build first sodium-based battery manufacturing plant for EVs

The Driven EV News

BYD signs a deal to manufacture up to 30 GWh of annual sodium battery production, paving the way for global EV exports. The post BYD to build first sodium-based battery manufacturing plant for EVs appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla Model 3 Highland named best car you can buy in Norway

Teslarati

Norway-based motoring publication Motor.no has named its Best Car Purchase of the Year award. As per the publication, the best car to purchase in the country today is none other than the upgraded Tesla Model 3, better known in EV circles as Project Highland. The Tesla Model 3 has always been a great car. There is a reason why it became one of the world’s best-selling electric vehicles, after all.

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Stellantis-CATL battery partnership seeks affordable EVs for Europe

Green Car Reports

Stellantis and battery supplier CATL on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding that could pave the way for more affordable EVs in Europe. The non-binding memorandum outlines the supply of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery cells and modules by CATL to Stellantis for European production within an unspecific timeframe. The two companies are.

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Connecticut & Rhode Island’s offshore wind farm just got the construction go-ahead

Electrek

Revolution Wind, Rhode Island and Connecticut’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm, can begin offshore construction in 2024. more… The post Connecticut & Rhode Island’s offshore wind farm just got the construction go-ahead appeared first on Electrek.

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Inflation Reduction Act Drives $92 Billion Investment In EV Production, 84,000 Jobs In USA

CleanTechnica EVs

The Inflation Reduction Act has been an enormous stimulus for the electric vehicle sector in the US. It is underrated. [continued] The post Inflation Reduction Act Drives $92 Billion Investment In EV Production, 84,000 Jobs In USA appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla a frontrunner in race to develop renewable batteries

Teslarati

The electric vehicle sector is not just growing. It is also evolving, with key players in the industry now looking for a way to make batteries without the use of rare earth minerals. Tesla is at the forefront of this movement, as the electric vehicle maker has announced that its next-generation EV powertrain uses no rare earths at all. Tesla’s aggressive sustainability efforts have been going on for some time.

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Ford drops Explorer Hybrid, Lincoln Aviator plug-in hybrid for 2024

Green Car Reports

Ford has confirmed that there will not be a 2024 Explorer Hybrid—but the model hasn't exactly been canceled either. Ford product communications director Mike Levine, in a response to Green Car Reports, confirmed that the Explorer Hybrid isn’t happening for 2024. The decision will free up hybrid capacity for a very specialized market.

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Tesla is closing in on a $2 billion factory deal in India, report says

Electrek

Tesla is reportedly closing in on a $2 billion deal to build a factory deal in India after years of ups and downs in negotiations. more… The post Tesla is closing in on a $2 billion factory deal in India, report says appeared first on Electrek.

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Q-STAR: Advocating quantum technology in the business world

Innovation News Network

Q-STAR propels quantum technology, emphasising practical applications and prioritising collaboration and societal problem-solving. The post Q-STAR: Advocating quantum technology in the business world appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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