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Toyota Motor Europe invests in EODev to expand hydrogen solutions

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has become a direct shareholder in EODev ( Energy Observer Developments ). EODev—along with its partners—is positioning itself as a leading European designer, assembler and distributor zero-emission energy systems on an industrial scale.

California considers electric-car V2G charging tech for grid stability

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The idea of using coordinated electric-car charging to stabilize the grid has been discussed for years, but is still in early stages of development. California regulators now hope to bring so-called "vehicle-to-grid" (V2G) technology into focus.

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First videos of The Boring Company’s working LVCC Loop in action emerge

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The Boring Company’s Las Vegas Convention Center Loop is now complete, and the first batch of videos of the low-cost underground transport system in action have been shared online.

Tesla updates Model 3 interior and increases prices again

Electrek

Tesla has increased the price of Model 3 and Model Y again in the US – the automaker’s fourth price change in as many months this year. The price changes also come with a slight interior update.

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New Fraunhofer membrane technology enables co-transport of hydrogen and natural gas

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have developed a membrane technology for the energy-efficient and economic separation of hydrogen from natural gas.

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Confirmed: 400-mile Chevy Silverado electric pickup will be built alongside GMC Hummer EV

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GM on Tuesday announced that the Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup will be built in an all-electric version at its Hamtramck, Michigan plant. In the absence of other details, the automaker did reveal that the new model will offer more than 400 miles of EPA range.

Ford is battling early software issues in the Mustang Mach-E

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Ford is reportedly dealing with some software issues that are affecting the charging capability of the 12-volt battery in the Mustang Mach-E. According to some owners, the issues are becoming more evident, causing them not to start when the battery problems present themselves.

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KAUST team devises electrically-driven membrane process for seawater lithium mining

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Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia have developed a continuous electrically-driven membrane process which successfully enriches lithium from seawater samples of the Red Sea by 43,000 times (i.e., from 0.21 to 9013.43

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Nissan Ariya electric crossover is being tuned for each global market

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The Nissan Ariya is expected to start deliveries later this year, but in the meantime Nissan has released a short video highlighting chassis tuning for the 300-mile electric crossover. It features Ariya prototypes being tested at the automaker's Hokkaido proving ground in Japan.

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Tesla’s vehicle delivery numbers from China in March are insane

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Tesla’s numbers from China last month have been reported, and they are nothing short of insane.

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Tesla starts advertising Model 3 with 93 miles of range on its website in Canada

Electrek

Tesla is now starting to advertise the Model 3 with 93 miles of range, which aims to give buyers access to local EV incentives, on its website in Canada. Previously, this version of the Model 3 was hidden.

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ORNL team achieves diesel-like efficiency with SI engine

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A team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has achieved diesel-like efficiency in a single-cylinder spark-ignition (SI) research engine while maintaining compatibility with stoichiometric 3-way catalyst (TWC) systems.

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Kia EV6 reveal, Mercedes EQS details, Lexus Electrified concept, Biden EV plan: The Week in Reverse

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Which California EV startup abruptly changed its business plan? Which automaker created a separate plug-in hybrid system for performance cars? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 2, 2021.

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SpaceX COO says Starlink is just five launches away from “full global connectivity”

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The day before SpaceX aced its eighth Starlink launch in three months, President and COO Gwynne Shotwell implied that the company’s constellation of satellites could achieve “full [global] connectivity” just a handful of months from now.

Tesla Semi electric trucks to power log-hauling program in Canada

Electrek

Tesla Semi electric trucks are going to power a log-hauling pilot program in Canada that is aspiring to be the first zero-emissions log trucking operation. more… The post Tesla Semi electric trucks to power log-hauling program in Canada appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

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SEI team finds heavy-duty battery-electric trucks more economically feasible than thought

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If fast charging is available, the competitiveness of battery electric trucks compared with diesel trucks can actually improve with larger trucks, according to a new study by Björn Nykvist and Olle Olsson from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

Hummer EV SUV will gain 100 miles in 12 minutes, factor in charging on off-road routes

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The GMC Hummer EV lineup’s performance credentials are staggering: an expected 0-60 mph time of 3.0

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Tesla Model 3 and Model Y go through latest round of price increases

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Tesla has rolled out its latest round of price adjustments for the Model 3 and Model Y. The adjustments affect the entire Model 3 line, as well as the Model Y Long Range Dual Motor AWD. .

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UPS is buying up to 150 electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft

Electrek

UPS announced that it is buying up to 150 electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft from Beta Technologies to update its delivery network. more… The post UPS is buying up to 150 electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

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Cornell team develops aluminum-anode batteries with up to 10,000 cycles

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Cornell researchers led by Lynden Archer, the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering and the James A. Friend Family Distinguished Professor of Engineering, have been exploring the use of low-cost materials to create rechargeable batteries that will make energy storage more affordable.

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV: 300-mile electric off-road truck will cost $110,595 in Edition 1 form

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The 2024 Hummer EV SUV, introduced virtually Saturday during the NCAA’s Final Four tournament, essentially puts the ball in the court of the Ford Bronco, Jeep Wrangler, and every other die-hard off-road SUV.

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Morgan Stanley explains why Tesla (TSLA) is a “must own” stock now

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In a recent appearance at Bloomberg Markets , Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas explained why Tesla is a “must-own” stock today.

Tesla is building a new world’s largest Supercharger station with 100 stalls in California

Electrek

Tesla is expanding its current Supercharger station at Harris Ranch in California, and the expansion is big enough that it is likely going to make it the world’s largest Supercharger station.

Toyota launches hydrogen production and refueling facility in Australia

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Toyota has commissioned Victoria’s first commercial-grade permanent hydrogen production, storage and refuelling facility at its former manufacturing site at Altona in Melbourne’s west.

Mass-market VW EVs will have bidirectional charging starting in 2022

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Volkswagen electric cars based on the automaker's MEB platform may get bidirectional charging starting in 2022, according to a report from German business publication Handelsblatt.

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Elon Musk’s NeuraLink releases video of monkey playing games with his mind

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Elon Musk’s NeuraLink recently released a video of Pager, a nine-year-old Macaque, playing Pong with his mind. The video reveals how much progress NeuraLink has made since last year’s livestream event. . Pager had a NeuraLink implanted into his brain six weeks ago.

Honda patents Grom-style electric minibike, could it be the perfect urban commuter?

Electrek

Honda has just patented a new electric motorcycle that seems to take a page out of the popular Honda Grom’s playbook. more… The post Honda patents Grom-style electric minibike, could it be the perfect urban commuter? appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

SANY developing hydrogen fuel cell construction vehicles

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China-based SANY, one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers in the world, is developing hydrogen fuel cell construction vehicles; two recent examples include a dump truck and a mixer truck, freshly rolled out of SANY’s intelligent flagship factory.

Battery supplier SK Innovation won't be banned in the US after all

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South Korean battery firm SK Innovation (SKI) will be able to move ahead with plans for large-scale U.S. battery production, thanks to a favorable decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Reuters first reported last week.

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Tesla sales in Japan rise 1,300% year-over-year, propelled by a wave of Model 3 orders

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Tesla is starting to gain some serious momentum in Japan, thanks to a wave of Model 3 orders. In March alone, the number of Teslas sold in Japan increased by 1,300% year-over-year, thanks in part to the car-buying public’s warm reception to the Model 3. .

Tesla delays deliveries of new Model S and Model X electric vehicles

Electrek

Tesla buyers who ordered the new, recently refreshed Model S and Model X models are seeing their deliveries being pushed back as the automaker is experiencing delays in bringing the vehicles to production.

44 Irizar electric buses for Burgas, Bulgaria

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Irizar reports that 44 Irizar ie electric buses are headed to Burgas, Bulgaria. It is the first electromobility project in that city—the fourth largest in the country—and one of the largest in Bulgaria to date.

Report: Battery swapping might still boom, for taxis or ride-hailing

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Despite numerous challenges, EV battery swapping may still have a future, albeit with taxis and ride-hailing services rather than private passenger cars, according to a pair of recent reports from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

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SpaceX’s plans to test and fly the first upgraded Starship are quickly taking shape

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After SpaceX unexpectedly used a Monday road closure to deliver its first custom-built rocket fuel tank , plans for the next Starship test campaign and launch have begun to solidify. Most importantly, the initial schedule for Starship serial number 15’s (SN15) test campaign appears to be clear.

Norway’s gas car sales are crashing to a crawl and rest of the world will follow faster than you’d think

Electrek

Norway’s internal combustion engine car sales (petrol and diesel) are crashing to now just a handful per month, and the rest of the world will follow faster than you might think.

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Great Wall Motors sets out hydrogen energy strategy

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China-based Great Wall Motors (GWM) released its hydrogen energy strategy.

Report: Nissan planning small electric crossover below Ariya

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Nissan may launch a small electric crossover slotting below the Ariya, Auto Express reported Thursday.