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ARBOC launches its first fully-accessible, battery-electric low-floor bus: Equess CHARGE

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ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., introduced its battery-electric low-floor purpose-built bus: the Equess CHARGE.

Study: EVs use less raw material than gasoline vehicles

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Electric cars use much less raw material than internal-combustion vehicles, according to a new study from European advocacy group Transport & Environment, providing yet more evidence that their overall carbon footprint is lower.

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Porsche debuts Taycan Cross Turismo

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Taycan Cross Turismo brings shooting brake practicality and up to 283 mile range to Porsche’s performance EV

EVs hold power to reduce impact of Texas-size weather events

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The Texas electricity crisis that left more than four million people without power for days amid below-freezing temperatures is forcing the state to rethink its reliance on traditional fossil energy resources like coal, nuclear, and especially natural gas. Infrastructure

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UCLA team uses graphite to boost performance of lithium iron phosphate cathode materials

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Lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO 4 ) is widely used as a low-cost, safer cathode material for Li-ion batteries; however, low ionic and electronic conductivity limit its rate performance.

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Study: Shift to electric trucks and buses could save 57,000 lives

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Electric cars get the most attention, but passenger vehicles aren't the only vehicles on the road. A shift to electric trucks and buses in urban areas could prevent more than 57,000 premature deaths by 2050, according to a new Environmental Defense Fund study.

Volvo reveals its second EV - the C40 Recharge

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Volvo C40 Recharge brings a lower and sleeker option to the brand’s electric range

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USC study shows promising potential for giant-kelp-based biofuel with depth-cycling approach

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Scientists at the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies on Santa Catalina Island, working with private industry, report that a new aquaculture technique on the California coast significantly increases kelp growth, yielding four times more biomass than natural processes.

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Ford CEO wants more US battery production for stability, but it's also good for CO2

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Ford CEO Jim Farley is calling for more battery production in the United States to ensure stability of battery supplies, but that might also be good for carbon emissions, according to a recent report. "We We need to bring large-scale battery production to the U.S.,

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Hyundai using e-motorsports is testing ground for new tech

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Hyundai’s involvement in PURE ETCR is helping the brand develop high-performance roadgoing EVs

Global Electric Car Sales in 2020

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In 2020, global electric car sales were higher than ever before. Despite the worldwide pandemic, electric vehicles (EVs) still garnered the attention of car shoppers. Since the modern EV was introduced in the early 2010s, EVs have slowly trended upward.

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Tokyo Tech team develops high-performance bimetallic OER electrocatalyst for water splitting

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A team led by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have discovered a new bimetallic electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER) in electrochemical water splitting: CaFe 2 O 4.

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Cheapest new-car lease is all-electric: Chevy Bolt EV lease deals as low as $107 per month

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With a refreshed 2022 model on the way, lease deals for the 2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV are now as low as $107 per month, but only for Costco members in certain parts of the country.

Volvo will be fully electric by 2030

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Volvo will only sell EVs by 2030 and is transforming the way it sells its cars

Covid-19 Top Tip: I saved £70 a month by altering my mileage. Could you?

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Toyota develops packaged fuel cell system module for sale

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Toyota Motor Corporation has developed a product that packages a fuel cell (FC) system into a compact module; the company plans to begin selling it in the spring of 2021 or later.

Volvo will slide a skateboard under its electric XC90 SUV

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Volvo’s first few fully electric models, the Polestar 2, the Volvo XC40 Recharge, and the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge that was revealed Tuesday, were all developed on the same platform—one that was originally designed for internal combustion engines and fuel tanks, but adapted for the fully electric models. However Volvo’s chief.

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Massachusetts Charging Incentives Just Got Better

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Rounding Up New Electric Fleets

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Fleet managers and property managers are already gearing up for electric upgrades. Here are a few types of electric fleet vehicles to watch. The post Rounding Up New Electric Fleets appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations. Blog fleets

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Why New Production Sources of Tungsten Are Critical for Increased Global Supply

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by Lewis Black, CEO of Almonty Industries. In the last year, there has been an explosive need for EV batteries. All car manufacturers seem to be following in the same footsteps as Tesla. In fact, Jaguar plans to become an “all-electric luxury brand” by 2025 [ 1 ] as mentioned on ABCNews.

2021 VW ID.4: 5 hits and misses, up close with the electric car for the masses

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It’s almost here. For Americans, the ID.4 is the first of a generation of electric cars that Volkswagen has said is “for millions, non millionaires.” ” And it’s the first Volkswagen EV that will be built in the U.S., starting next year.

January 2021 CHEAPR Data Released

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CHEAPR Rebates Continue at Low Rate January has generally been a slow month in our tracking of EV purchase incentives, and it continues in the same vein with 68 rebates, per the latest data release. Read more. Blog CHEAPR Data CHEAPR Jan 2021 EV Club CT EV purchase incentives

Phasing out gas-powered cars, here and around the world

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In the months since California Governor Gavin Newsom announced by executive order that the state would phase out the sale of gasoline-powered cars by 2035, the world has changed. Energy policy & advocacy Electric vehicles/Transportation

Sion Power reports 17 Ah, 400 Wh/kg Licerion-EV cell

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Sion Power, a developer of high-energy, lithium-metal rechargeable batteries, reports achieving 400 Wh/kg, 700 Wh/L in a large format 17 Ah pouch Licerion Electric Vehicle (EV) cell.

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As GM and Ford launch more EVs, dealers decide: Costly upgrades or obsolescence?

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Both General Motors and Ford face something that could be a help or a hindrance as they shift to electric vehicles: their massive dealer networks.

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Welcome to Electric Avenue — More Chargers on the Way

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The Electric Highway Coalition, a consortium of six utility companies, will provide a network of 20-30 minute DC fast chargers for EV drivers, as reported by Electrek.

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2020 – Turnover And Internal Dynamics of EVs in CT

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The Equivalent Of 52% of EVs Added To The File in 2020 Turned Over EV registrations in Connecticut increase 18.2% in 2020, a not great number in a very difficult year. However, as difficult as. Read more. Blog CHEAPR Data Electric Vehicles EV Club CT EV fleet turnover

Anaheim Transportation Network receives $5M to further all-electric transit operation; partners with AMPLY Power

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The Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN) was awarded a $5-million grant to advance its effort to become California’s first all-electric transit operator.

Michelin performance EV tire draws from Formula E racing

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From the Tesla Model S Plaid and Lucid Air to the Audi E-Tron GT, Mercedes-Benz EQS, and Polestar 2, this year marks an acceleration of electric car models geared for those expecting strong performance combined with the refinement of a luxury car—or close to it.

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe: List prices revealed

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The all-new Hyundai Santa Fe will be priced from £40,25 rising to £49,010 in range-topping Ultima Form

UK Government consultation on plans to simplify public EV chargers

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Electric cars are ideal for everyone, and they are becoming the future. The current internal combustion engined cars impact the environment, and EVs are the solution to reducing these emissions. In the UK, there are policies in place to ensure a smooth transition to the electric future.

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles moves ahead with Autonomous Driving RD; ID. BUZZ the first AV

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, a brand within the Volkswagen Group, is consistently and rapidly advancing the development and implementation of autonomous driving. The planned introduction of autonomous systems for traffic use in 2025 is currently being prepared at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

VW considers electric convertible: Why are there so few drop-top EVs?

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The Volkswagen MEB platform will underpin electric cars with a wide range of body styles, but could a convertible be among them? VW teased one on Monday, releasing renderings of an electric convertible while remaining vague on production prospects.

Audi Q5 Sportback gains new PHEV powertrain

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Q5 Sportback TFSI e gets uprated powertrain which will also feature in Q5, A6 and A7 models

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Michelin

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Michelin is a French tire manufacturing company based in Clermont-Ferrand. It is the largest tire manufacturer in the world before Bridgestone. It was founded on 28th May 1889 by Edouard Michelin and Andre Michelin.

Rolls-Royce’s all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ completes taxi testing

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Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the taxiing of its ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft, the latest milestone on its way to becoming the world’s fastest all-electric plane. Earlier post.)

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Startup Ample aims to revive vision of large-scale EV battery swapping

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A California-based startup hopes to succeed where many have failed, and finally implement large-scale EV battery swapping. After seven years of development work, Ample is ready to release a battery-swapping system with swapping stations and a modular battery architecture.