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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Integral Molten Salt SMR

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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Integral Molten Salt SMR. Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Hon.

Battery supplier SKI: 500 miles of range with 20 minutes of fast-charging, ready in 2021

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The South Korean supplier SK Innovation revealed Thursday that it’s developing cells that will only need two quick 10-minute charges to cover more than 500 miles of range when installed in an EV.

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RBW Electric Classic Cars creates a £90k electric MGB Roadster

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The MGB Roadster is a classic of the British sports car breed, but it has its flaws – namely the British Leyland build quality. RBW EV Classic Cars has the answer: an electric version of the classic, built from the ground up as a new car with the reliability of a modern EV

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EVs Have Given Asian Suppliers Unrivaled Industrial Might

The Truth About Cars

Seen by some as a moral imperative, electrification is swiftly changing the dynamics of the automotive industry.

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SAE International publishes new J2954 wireless charging standard

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SAE International has published the first global standard that specifies, in a single document, both the electric vehicle and supply equipment (EVSE) ground-system requirements for wireless charging of electric vehicles (EV).

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Wireless EV charging gets a boost: Single standard will harmonize systems up to 11 kw

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The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) on Thursday announced the first global standard for wireless electric-car charging, which could help accelerate the technology's rollout. The standard—officially SAE J2954—applies to inductive-charging systems up to 11 kilowatts.

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Renault reveals two new second-life battery programmes

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Renault has announced its involvement in the UK's largest second-life sustainable energy project, supplying Connected Energy with 1000 used batteries. Alongside this, the brand is commissioning its first, and Europe's largest, advanced battery storage (ABS) scheme in Douai, France

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MAN presents hydrogen roadmap; use in fuel cells and combustion engines

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MAN Truck & Bus outlined its roadmap for the development of CO 2 -free mobility solutions for longer-distance transport. The company is entering into several partnerships for this purpose.

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GM hasn't developed the Hummer EV yet, but its battery tech is ready

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Automakers that build off-road vehicles often talk about how their development work has taken them to the far reaches of the globe, over millions of miles. As off-roading becomes electrified, with vehicles like the 2022 GMC Hummer EV just introduced, that need applies more than ever.

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Hummer EV is finally unveiled

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Hummer has been brought back to life, but this time it's electric. After a very long build-up, the Hummer EV has finally been given an official unveiling by GM which is branding it a “first-of-its kind supertruck” destined to “forge new paths with zero emissions

Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric Pricing Announced at $54,985

The Truth About Cars

Making good on its promise that the future will be electric, Volvo has readied the XC40 Recharge P8 compact crossover for a spring debut. Though it doesn’t seem to have secured an idyllic price tag.

Canadian startup launches INDIEGOGO funding campaign for low-cost electric self-charging solar tricycle produced in Pakistan

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A Canadian startup has launched an INDIEGOGO funding campaign to support the development of the VEGAN electric self-charging solar tricycle. The VEGAN is a lightweight multipurpose hybrid electric-self-charging solar tricycle. The team has not yet produced a working demo for their concept.

Fire concern prompts stop-sale, US recall for 2019-2020 Hyundai Kona Electric

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Hyundai has issued a U.S. recall affecting more than 11,000 Kona Electric vehicles from the 2019 and 2020 model years, due to an issue that could cause the battery to short-circuit and potentially start a fire.

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Suzuki Swift tweaked for 2021

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The Suzuki Swift supermini has been given a minor update to keep it fresh in the face of rivals for 2021

Audi Q8 gains PHEV powertrain

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Audi has slotted a PHEV powertrain into its flagship Q8, making it the seventh PHEV to join the fleet. Available in two specifications, the Q8 TFSI e is more ostentatious than ever, bringing with it substantial power, a usable zero-emissions range, and also gargantuan SUV size

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GM renames Detroit-Hamtramck to Factory ZERO; $2.2B investment to reconfigure it to all EV assembly

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General Motors announced its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center will be known as Factory ZERO, reconfigured to an all-electric vehicle assembly plant. The name Factory ZERO reflects the significance of this facility in advancing GM’s zero-crashes, zero-emissions and zero-congestion future.

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New Jersey might join California ban of gasoline new-car sales by 2035

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New Jersey might be the next state to ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars.

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New Vauxhall Corsa-e now available for 48-hour test drives

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Vauxhall is offering potential buyers a 48-hour test drive in the all-electric Corsa-e for a limited time only. The ‘Switch it up’ test drive offer runs from now until 1 st November, and gives potential buyers two full days to experience the all-electric Corsa-e.

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Electric and PHEV Mégane announced at Renault eWays event

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Throughout the second half of October, Renault is hosting its first eWays event – a forum through which it is showing off its vision for an electrified future. The big news is two-fold: the Mégane is going EV and the current version is getting an E-TECH PHEV powertrain.

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GMC introduces 2022 HUMMER EV Edition 1; powered by all-new Ultium battery tech

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GMC introduced the 2022 HUMMER EV Edition 1. It will be the first fully electric addition to GMC’s lineup, driven by next-generation EV propulsion technology that enables off-road capability, on-road performance and an immersive driving experience.

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Report: LG Chem to triple cylindrical-cell production for EVs, plans "new form factor" cells

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Battery maker LG Chem plans to triple production of cylindrical cells used primarily by Tesla, and is developing an improved version of that cell format, Reuters reported Wednesday.

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2021 Hyundai i20 N: Potent Fiesta ST rivalling supermini revealed

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Say hello to the Hyundai i20 N – a potent little supermini that’s aiming to take on the likes of Ford’s Fiesta ST

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Will GM’s Fully Electric Hummer Compete with the Tesla Cybertruck?

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General Motors discontinued the Hummer in 2010 amidst the Great Recession and rising gas prices.

New VW Golf now available to order with natural gas drive

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The new VW Golf is now also available in certain markets with natural gas drive: the Golf TGI is equipped with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 96 kW / 130 PS and three natural gas fuel tanks.

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Most of Tesla lineup gets a range boost: up to 353 miles for Model 3, 371 miles for Model X

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Most of the current Tesla lineup just got a range boost, with the Model 3, Model X, and Model Y now listed with longer estimated ranges on Tesla's website. The Model 3 now has a maximum estimated range of 353 miles in dual-motor all-wheel drive Long Range form, compared to 322 miles before.

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Orderbooks now open for revised VW Tiguan

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The Volkswagen Tiguan has been comprehensively updated and is now available to order

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Baker Institute team says fossil fuel subsidies need global reform

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Fossil fuels still receive most of the international government support provided to the energy sector despite their “well-known environmental and public health damage,” according to new research from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

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200,000 BMW i3 EVs produced in Leipzig over nearly 7 years

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At the BMW Group plant in Leipzig, the 200,000 th BMW i3 model rolled off the production line last week. The BMW i3s (combined power consumption: 14.6 – 14.0

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European power-to-methane company Electrochaea opens California subsidiary

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Electrochaea GmbH, a European provider of renewable methane technology, has established a California-based US subsidiary, Electrochaea Corporation, to accelerate the commercial roll-out of its technology in North America.

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Volvo XC40 Recharge EV to start at $53,990 in US before qualifying tax incentives

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The Volvo XC40 Recharge, the company’s first fully electric vehicle, will carry an MSRP of $53,990 when it arrives in US showrooms later this year. The purchase of an XC40 Recharge may qualify for a federal tax credit of up to $7,500. State and local incentives could add further benefits.

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Stanford/SLAC team redesign current collectors to make them lighter, safer and about 20% more efficient

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RATP beginning tests of Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen bus in Paris

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In 2019, during the UITP Global Public Transport Summit representatives of Solaris and RATP Group (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) signed a contract for lease and tests of the Urbino 12 hydrogen. Over the next few weeks, RATP will test the hydrogen-fueled bus on the streets of Paris.

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Belgian and Dutch inland ports plan to establish a single shore-based power system

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The Port of Rotterdam Authority, the Port of Amsterdam, North Sea Port Netherlands, Drechtsteden, the Port of Antwerp and De Vlaamse Waterweg intend to set up a single shore-based power system for inland shipping and the river cruise industry.

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Passenger car registrations in Europe rise in September for the first time this year

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In September 2020, the EU passenger car market registered the first increase of the year, according to figures from the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA). Registrations grew by 3.1% last month to reach 933,987 new cars sold across the European Union.

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Canada awards $1.2M to GreenNano to scale up wood-fiber composite for use in automotive; collaboration with Ford

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The Government of Canada is awarding $1.2 million to GreenNano Technologies Inc. GNT), a company based in Toronto, to scale up production of a new lightweight wood-fiber–based composite material to create automotive parts using an innovative process. Cam covers made at GNT.

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Solaris unveils new Urbino 15 LE 15-meter tri-axle electric bus

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Solaris unveiled the Urbino 15 LE—a 15-meter battery-electric bus that is the company’s first electric bus targeted at both urban and intercity transport.

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GM investing $2B in Spring Hill plant to build EVs, starting with Cadillac LYRIQ

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General Motors Co. announced today that its Spring Hill, Tennessee assembly plant will begin the transition to become the company’s third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles, joining Factory ZERO in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan, and Orion Assembly in Orion Township, Michigan.

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