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Solaris to supply two hydrogen buses to Transdev in Sweden

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Operator Transdev has signed a contract with Solaris Bus & Coach to supply two hydrogen buses. The vehicles will roll out onto the streets of the Swedish city of Sandviken in autumn 2021.

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Preview drive: 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV doesn’t complicate the future

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Simplicity is bliss. After a very short drive of the Swedish automaker’s first fully electric production model earlier this month, I found it’s a lasting impression that rings true in the driving experience and the overall ambience of the vehicle.

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INEOS and Hyundai join forces to develop hydrogen future

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Hyundai and INEOS have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together in developing a so-called hydrogen economy.

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Vauxhall Corsa range revised for 2021

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The Vauxhall Corsa and Corsa-e range have been revised for 2021, with a raft of new engines, tweaked styling and lower list prices

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Hexagon Purus to deliver 45-foot hydrogen distribution systems to Everfuel

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Hexagon Purus signed a multi-year master frame agreement with Everfuel to deliver multiple units of newly designed 45-foot hydrogen distribution systems. The systems will be used to transport hydrogen to refueling stations serving hydrogen fuel cell electric passenger car fleets (e.g.

2020 386

Musk: 435-mile range coming soon, compact Tesla hatchback considered for Europe

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said an electric car with 435 miles of range is coming soon, and that Tesla is considering a hatchback model for Europe, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

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UK’s largest salvage and vehicle recycling company SYNETIQ prepares for wave of EVs

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Banning the sales of new petrol and diesel cars is all well and good, but with some EVs on the roads soon to be a decade old, recycling them is already becoming a necessity

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S. Korean team develops highly efficient, long-lasting electrocatalyst to boost electrolytic hydrogen production

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Conventional water electrolysis for the production of hydrogen faces technological challenges to improve the efficiency of the water-splitting reaction for the sluggish oxygen evolution reaction (OER).

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Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. Chevy Bolt EV: One of these is much cheaper with incentives

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The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover is hitting the ground running with up to $11,000 in incentives, per CarsDirect. But how does that compare to the mass-market electric car from Ford's crosstown rival?

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Public EV chargers on the rise, but is local government lagging?

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Charging an electric vehicle at a public charger is one of the fundamental parts of how we'll get around in a post-2030 petrol and diesel sales ban market. There are more public charge points than ever before, and growth of the network is rapid, but is it fast enough to cope

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Hyundai reveals teaser of all-new Bayon SUV

Green Cars News

Hyundai has revealed a single teaser image of an upcoming SUV

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DHL piloting 4 BYD electric Class 8 trucks in LA

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DHL is piloting four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks in the Los Angeles market, just in time for the peak holiday shipping season. Equipped with a comfortable air-ride cab and air suspension, the trucks have more than enough power and torque to operate at 82,000 lbs. combined weight.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E: First non-Tesla EV to reach 300 miles of EPA-rated range

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Ford has announced that the U.S. EPA has certified range numbers of up to 300 miles for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, which will start arriving at dealerships in December.

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General Motors to have 30 EVs on sale by 2025

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General Motors has announced an additional $7bn over the next five years to help it become a global leader in EVs and autonomous vehicles. With $27bn now committed, it will significantly increase the number of EVs available from its brands with 30 available by the middle of the decade

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Hero Lectro Ezephyr

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Hero lectro ezephyr is one of the best electric cycles from hero lectro with multi speed & hub motor.

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Volkswagen fueling car carriers with fuel derived from used cooking oil; GoodFuels BFO

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Volkswagen Group Logistics will be using certified fuel from vegetable residues for certain new car shipments via marine routes. The fuel is produced from materials such as used oil from restaurants and the food industry.

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2022 Nissan Ariya prototype: First impressions, and 5 things to look forward to

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The 2022 Nissan Ariya is due in summer 2021, and last week at a studio in Los Angeles we finally got some face time with the battery-electric SUV in prototype form. After a long gestation, the Ariya we saw looked ready to burst out of its cocoon.

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2020 Kia Soul EV First Edition review

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The latest Kia Soul EV comes with a much-improved range, plus it’s more powerful, functional and comfortable than its predecessor but is it the best EV for the money

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UK wants to ban 100% ICE power by 2030

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Boris has spoken and started the end of the petrol engine in the UK. Under Boris’s new Green plan, the sale of new combustion engine vehicles, that are powered wholly by Petrol or Diesel will be banned from 2030.

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DOE awarding $35M to 11 projects for hydrokinetic turbine development; ARPA-E SHARKS

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $35 million to 11 projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Submarine Hydrokinetic And Riverine Kilo-megawatt Systems (SHARKS) program.

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Thanksgiving gas prices are lowest in years—but that hasn’t made electric cars the turkeys

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Data released this week from AAA shows that the national-average gas price of $2.10 for the holiday weekend is lower than that during any Thanksgiving weekend in years—since 2015.

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Ford's 2021 F-150 Pickup Is a Mobile Power Station

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The truck's Pro Power Onboard system can supply kilowatts of electricity to contractors, campers or hard-partying tailgaters. transportation transportation/advanced-cars

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Say hello to the ultra-luxury Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

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The all-new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class has been revealed and is the most luxurious saloon to ever bear the badge

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BMW Group founds company to develop and distribute innovative robots and management software for logistics solutions

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The BMW Group has founded IDEALworks GmbH—a fully-owned subsidiary—headquartered in Munich. The aim is to become a leading supplier of autonomous robotics solutions in the logistics sector. The name “IDEAL” stands for Industry-Driven Engineering for Autonomous Logistics.

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Report: Nissan and Detroit startup Hercules could pair up for electric truck

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Nissan is in talks with Detroit-based startup Hercules Electric Vehicles to develop an electric pickup truck, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

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Buick debuts V2X technology in China; first V2X vehicle to roll out by year end

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Buick’s vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology made its debut at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. Later this year, Buick will become the first brand in China officially to roll out the market-ready technology on a production vehicle, a Buick GL8.

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Audi and KIT working on recycling for automotive plastics via pyrolysis oil

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A large number of components in automobiles are made from plastics; these have to meet exacting safety, heat-resistance and quality requirements.

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Groupe Renault creating first European factory dedicated to the circular economy of mobility in Flins

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Groupe Renault is creating the REFACTORY in Flins, the first European circular economy site dedicated to mobility. By 2030, it will employ more than 3,000 people in dedicated professions.

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Nissan launches all-new Note in Japan, exclusively with second-generation e-POWER electrified powertrain

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Nissan launched the all-new Note compact car in Japan, with sales planned to begin 23 December. The new Note will come exclusively with Nissan’s e-POWER electrified powertrain ( earlier post ).

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Solaris delivers electric school bus; Kangaroo program

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Solaris has delivered an electric Urbino 12 school bus to the commune of Gr?boszów boszów in Poland. The purchase of the eco-friendly vehicle was subsidized by the NFO?iGW

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Motherson Group collaborating with UBQ to bring carbon-negative thermoplastics into auto parts

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Global automotive Tier 1 manufacturer Motherson Group is collaborating with Israeli cleantech company UBQ Materials. The companies are joining efforts to implement the carbon-negative UBQ thermoplastic ( earlier post ) into auto parts manufactured by Motherson Group for the automotive industry.

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Roskill sees recovery in lithium industry, buoyed by demand from rechargeable battery applications

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Despite the trend toward transportation electrification, the lithium industry has had a rough few years.

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Volkswagen joins “Cobalt for Development” initiative

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Volkswagen says that it is actively engaging in improving artisanal cobalt mining conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as well as the living conditions for people in the surrounding communities. Cobalt is an important raw material for the production of electric vehicle batteries. Artisanal mining involves risks to the environment and people. Volkswagen has joined the “Cobalt for Development” initiative ( earlier post ) and is thus supporting efforts to minimize these risks.

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Hyundai Motor and INEOS partnering on driving hydrogen economy forward

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Hyundai Motor Company and INEOS signed a memorandum of understanding to explore new opportunities to accelerate the global hydrogen economy. Hyundai and INEOS will jointly investigate opportunities for the production and supply of hydrogen as well as the worldwide deployment of hydrogen applications and technologies. Both companies will initially seek to facilitate public- and private-sector projects focused on the development of a hydrogen value chain in Europe.

2020 269

Proterra sells more than 1,000 electric buses in North America

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Proterra announced that Broward County Transit (BCT) has agreed to purchase 12 40-foot Proterra ZX5 battery-electric transit buses with 660 kWh of onboard energy and the DuoPower drivetrain. With Broward County’s purchase, Proterra has now sold more than 1,000 battery-electric transit buses in North America. Introduced in September, the Proterra ZX5 features the most energy storage and longest drive range of any 40-foot electric bus available in North America today.

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ICL researchers develop new membrane-based system for cheap, efficiently made biofuels

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Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a membrane-based extraction system for the production of biofuels which uses less than 25% of the energy of current processes and produces ten times more biofuel with more than 99.5% purity. The open-access findings are published in the RSC journal Energy & Environmental Science. Widespread use of biofuels is inhibited by the significant energy burden of recovering fuel products from aqueous fermentation systems.

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Cummins survey finds growing commuter support for hydrogen-fueled public transport in Europe; willing to pay more

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Cummins, in conjunction with European Hydrogen Week , shared new research showing that more than half of the United Kingdom (UK) commuters would be willing to travel to work on a train or bus powered by hydrogen to lower their carbon footprint and reduce emissions. Nearly half of commuters in Belgium and Germany expressed the same view. This research was conducted through Google Surveys in October 2020. Commissioned by Cummins, 6,000 consumers were surveyed across Belgium, Germany and the UK.

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