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DHL Express deploys nearly 100 new Lightning Electric delivery vans in US

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Following a successful initial pilot program using nine Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD electric vans in the US late last year, DHL Express plans to deploy the remaining 89 electric vehicles this year in New York and California.

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Making EV batteries the body: Researchers claim a tech breakthrough

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Technology that allows vehicle body shells to serve as batteries may be a step closer to reality. Researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology claim to have produced a working "structural battery" that can both hold a charge and, as the name says, act as part of a vehicle's structure.

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CHAdeMO to CCS adapter

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CHAdeMO to Combo 1 adapter, CHAdeMO to Combo 2 adapter, Our official website : www.electway-charger.com. Parts Vendors

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US says it will cut the cost of solar by 60% in a decade

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced yesterday that it intends to “cut the cost of solar energy by 60% within the next 10 years, in addition to nearly $128 million in funding to lower costs, improve performance, and speed the deployment of solar energy technologies.”

Renault Trucks to offer an electric range for each market segment from 2023

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Volvo Group’s subsidiary Renault Trucks is pursuing its investment in electric mobility. From 2023, an all-electric Renault Trucks offer will be available for each segment, namely distribution, construction and long distance.

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First drive review: 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV is a better Bolt

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It occurs to me as I’m cruising down the highway, hands folded in my lap and eyes trained on the road ahead, that what I’m sitting in may have unwittingly committed a bit of fratricide.

A Canadian wanting to learn about car conversions

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I'm a retired vintage car restorer and have one last car I want to convert to electric. A 1949 Riley Roadster. I'm looking to give it nice power with at least a 250 Km range. Any help, thoughts or prayers would be welcomed. Jorgen. New Member Introductions

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Novel membrane-free Mg-CO2 battery sequesters CO2 and generates electricity

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Researchers at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have designed a membrane-free (MF) Mg-CO 2 battery as an advanced approach to sequester CO 2 emissions by generating electricity and value-added chemicals without any harmful by-products.

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Lightning eMotors taps Proterra batteries for commercial electric vans

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Lightning eMotors, a Colorado-based company that offers electric conversions for commercial vans is partnering with electric-bus maker Proterra to electrify commercial vans.

Kelly Controller CAN

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Hey guys, I am an newbie when it comes to motor controllers. I was wondering if anyone had any luck connecting their motor controller to CAN through arduino. I'm currently in the design phase so I have yet to actual get my hands on the parts. If anyone has any advice with CAN, please let me know.

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Singapore completes one of the first floating solar farms in the sea

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Singapore-based solar energy provider Sunseap says it has completed construction of a 5MW peak offshore floating solar farm in the Straits of Johor, between Singapore and Malaysia. It’s one of the world’s largest floating solar farms on sea water.

Geely Auto forms new premium electric car company Zeekr; SEA EV architecture

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Geely Auto Group (Geely Auto) officially announced the widely reported formation of Zeekr—a new electric mobility technology and solutions company based in China that will serve growing global demand for premium electric vehicles.

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Fully electric Jeep Wrangler concept explores brand’s off-road EV identity

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Jeep has said that battery-electric models are in the brand’s future. Yet the fully electric Jeep Wrangler first shown Monday is what amounts to a concept truck at the early idea stage.

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For Sale: em57 leaf motor couplers

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Hello everyone! im over in the openinverter forums but thought i might post this here as might be helpful to others. About a year ago I scored a great deal on a gen2 leaf motor, which changed my ev plans.

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Watch: First video shows off new electric Polaris RANGER UTV in action, bonus snow donuts

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Polaris has an all-new 100% electric RANGER slated to enter the market later this year, and is now releasing the first-ever video showing it in action. more… The post Watch: First video shows off new electric Polaris RANGER UTV in action, bonus snow donuts appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

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Mercedes-Benz starts production of battery systems for the new EQS and expands EV expertise

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Mercedes-Benz has started producing high-performance batteries for its all-electric luxury EQS at its Stuttgart-Hedelfingen plant, as part of the Untertürkheim location in Germany, ahead of the sedan’s world premiere on 15 April 2021.

Rivian charging network: A backcountry counterpart to the Tesla Supercharger juggernaut?

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Colorado’s 42 state parks, remote as they might be, will all soon be getting at least a couple of Level 2 electric-vehicle charging connectors.

V6 6ah cells

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These are similar to the V41 cells we have been selling. They are smaller, 6ah cells @ 3.7vdc. There are 35 in a box, $75 a box. Only sold in full boxes. Plus shipping. Only shipping in the continental US. Classifieds

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Daymak unveils its ‘world’s fastest’ 3-wheeled 2-seater electric car, opens pre-orders

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Canadian electric vehicle manufacturer Daymak is following up on its announcement of a series of new electric vehicles with the unveiling of its first three-wheeled electric car, the Daymak Spiritus.

Start of production for Audi Q4 e-tron in Zwickau

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Production of the Audi Q4 e-tron has finally started in Zwickau. The fully electric compact model is the first electric SUV to be produced by Audi in Germany.

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Lawmakers seek 60% EVs by 2030, restoring Obama-era emissions standards through 2025

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The Biden administration isn’t likely to announce a comprehensive policy for electric vehicles—or for fuel economy and emissions—for a few months yet.

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Should I grind off the flywheel counterweights?

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My engine is (or was) externally balanced. Meaning there's counterweights on the flywheel to balance the engine components and prevent vibrations etc. Of course this isn't needed with an electric motor since there's no combustion. Should I grind off these tiny weights?

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Tesla increases Model Y price in China after successful launch in the market

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Tesla has increased the price of the Model Y electric SUV in China last night after a successful launch in the market. more… The post Tesla increases Model Y price in China after successful launch in the market appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

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Researchers and industry present interim results of the MethanQuest project

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The flagship project MethanQuest was launched in September 2018, and on it a total of 29 partners from research, industry and the energy sector have come together to work on processes for producing hydrogen and methane from renewables and for using them to achieve climate-neutral mobility and power generation.

In pivot to electric trucks, will Detroit automakers have a manufacturing advantage?

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The Tesla Model S took established automakers by surprise, allowing Tesla to carve out a niche in the marketplace. But things might be different with the upcoming crop of electric pickup trucks from Tesla and others, according to a Bloomberg analysis.

Dual potentiometers or no?

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Hi all, I am beginning an EV conversion with a mini cooper from the early 2000s (I'm still trying to choose which year I want but I know it's going to be a model from 2002 - 2010) and I'm trying to make my first purchase for either one or two potentiometers.

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Tesla increases price of Model 3 – its 3rd price change in just 2 months

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Tesla has increased the price of the two cheapest trims of the Model 3 – the automaker’s third price change in just two months. more… The post Tesla increases price of Model 3 – its 3rd price change in just 2 months appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

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Alcoa to supply sustainable, low-carbon aluminum for wheels on Audi e-tron GT

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As part of a pilot project, Audi is procuring 20-inch wheels for the Audi e-tron GT electric car that are made from low-CO 2 emission aluminum supplied by Alcoa to RONAL GROUP, the wheel’s manufacturer.

California senators push Biden to start phasing out gasoline vehicle sales

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Could the Biden Administration set a date for the retirement of internal combustion passenger vehicles?

Electric Motor for my Draco 2500 25ft Sports Cruiser

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So, have the boat, just the shell, no engine at all, in the past these were powered by 2 x 140 HP Mercury 3,0 engines (170kW).

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Iowa’s only nuclear power plant will be turned into a solar farm

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The Duane Arnold Energy Center in eastern Iowa, the current site of a now-idle nuclear power plant, will soon host a 690-megawatt solar farm. The new solar farm plus storage will replace the single-unit, 615-megawatt nuclear plant, which powered more than 600,000 homes.

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Nauticol Energy & Enhance Energy plan to capture up to 1M tonnes of CO2 annually from blue methanol production and distribution

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Nauticol Energy and Enhance Energy have entered into an agreement to work collaboratively for the capture and sequestration of up to one million tonnes of CO 2 each year from Nauticol’s planned $2-billion Blue Methanol facility to be built near Grande Prairie, Alberta.

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Tesla saves more range at 0% than other EVs, test finds

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When an electric car's range estimate reads zero miles, there's often still a few miles of range left. This range buffer is more than just a few miles in Tesla models, though—and considerably more than those of other makes—Edmunds found in a recent comparison test.

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Looking to do a Ev Conversion on my Mazda B2200

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I have an extra b2200 laying around and looking into potentially converting it into electric. After seeing this video on youtube. I've decided I want to take this idea and run with it.

Tesla is found to have violated labor laws by firing union supporter and Elon Musk tweeting something

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled today that Tesla has violated labor laws by firing an employee over what they claim was union support and because of a questionable tweet that Elon Musk posted.

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Boeing’s Insitu advances its fuel cell technology; LH2 fueling

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Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, announced new details about its latest efforts to advance hydrogen fuel-cell propulsion for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

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Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid on track for 2021 release

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The Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid is an intriguing product that ties one of Ford’s best-selling models to the future of the brand, which is best represented by the electric 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. But it’s been slow out of the gate.

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