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Mack Trucks unveils battery-electric Mack LR Refuse demonstration model

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Mack Trucks unveiled the Mack LR battery electric vehicle (BEV) at WasteExpo 2019. Combining the refuse industry-leading design of the Mack LR model with a fully electric Mack drivetrain, the demonstration model will begin real-world testing in 2020 in the demanding operations of the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY).

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As Planet Burns & Melts, El Segundo’s @LATimes Prints Old News & Non-News #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Bread & Circus Climate Emergency environment greenwashing News Truth & Reality Dr Pat Soon-Shiong Los Angeles Times

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Lincoln plug-in hybrids and EVs are part of its renewal, not just for California

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Lincoln, the brand that had trouble in the Aughts escaping its rented-tux Town Car—and a different era of American luxury involving curb feelers and more ashtrays than cupholders—is preparing to electrify in new ways. Plug-in hybrid versions of the fully redesigned 2020 Aviator and 2020 Corsair crossovers are due at dealerships later. Plug-In Hybrids

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Audi cranks up its hydrogen powertrain development

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Audi’s Bram Schot is already ringing the changes by announcing a boost in the company’s hydrogen fuel cell technology

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DOE: US plug-in vehicles consumed nearly 3 TWh of electricity in 2018

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The amount of electricity consumed by plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) in the United States has nearly doubled in the last two years—from 1.44 terawatt-hours in 2016 to 2.85 terawatt-hours in 2018, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). The share of electricity consumption from all-electric vehicles (EV) increased compared to the electricity consumption from plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV).

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@LATimes Announces End To Reporting & News Coverage, “We Are Now In The Distractive Entertainment Business,” Proclaims Publisher Pat #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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EVgo launches first curbside fast chargers

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With wires running along almost every street in America where cars drive, putting EV chargers along the curb would seem a natural enough place to put them. While several other countries such as Britain have begun efforts to put charging stations on light poles, in America, chargers have been sited almost exclusively in parking lots and garages. Fast Charging Charging Networks eVgo charging network

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San José International deploys 10 Proterra electric buses in airport fleet

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Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) has deployed a fleet of 10 Proterra battery-electric buses that will transport passengers and their luggage between SJC’s parking lots, rental car center, and terminals. SJC’s deployment is a first for a California airport and among the largest deployments for a US airport. The buses and charging systems were designed and manufactured locally by Proterra, based in Burlingame, Calif.

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Greenius Calls For Nationalizing Oil & Gas Industry & Seizing Their Assets As Sierra Club Applauds

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Godfather of Community Choice In LA County Says Just Transition Means Repairing Damage To Frontline Communities First. On Sunday, May 5, 2019 the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club held their annual Awards Banquet and presented a special conservation award to Joe Galliani, declaring-. Through his extraordinary leadership and vision, has brought 100% clean energy to Southern California.

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EPA confirms Tesla Model S Long Range at 370 miles, Model 3 efficiency boost

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As Tesla has scrambled to revamp its model lineup in the face of lower tax credits and falling U.S. sales, some new variants have gone on sale before the EPA's site, FuelEconomy.gov, has even posted those updated ratings. Now the EPA is displaying official numbers for the Model 3 Standard Range and Standard Range Plus, as well as the new Model S

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The Electric Explorer: Crossing Africa to Western Europe in a Nissan LEAF

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Famous Polish traveller Arkady Fiedler has become the first person in history to cross the African continent in a completely standard Nissan LEAF

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Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist vessels going battery-electric; ABB power and propulsion

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New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Maid of the Mist, which has been navigating the waters of the Lower Niagara River since 1846, will launch later this year two new all-electric, zero-emission passenger vessels constructed in the United States. Rendering of the new electric Maid of the Mist vessels. The catamaran-style vessels will provide more than 1.6 million guests from around the world with an up-close, iconic view of Niagara Falls.

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@LATimes Becomes Least Credible Newspaper On ClimateCrisis In USA As Chevron Toxic Fumes Incapacitate Editors & Journalists. No Hope For Recovery Seen #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Big deals arrive on 2019 Chevy Volt: Get one while you can

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In an effort to clear out the last of its inventory, General Motors has added the Chevrolet Volt to its list of models eligible for an 18 percent discount off sticker price this month. When it went on sale in December 2010, the Volt was the first mainstream-brand plug-in car of the modern era (beating the Nissan Leaf by a matter of days.) plug-in cars

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Qiantu K50: A new two-seater EV sports car from Mullen

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Mullen is working with several global OEM partners to provide exciting EV options

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Ballard fuel cell modules to power 64t B-train tractor-trailers in Canadian hydrogen project AZETEC

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Ballard Power Systems will provide six FCmove-HD fuel cell modules to power two B-train tractor-trailer trucks as part of a C$15 million (US$11.2 million) Alberta Zero-Emissions Truck Electrification Collaboration (AZETEC) project. (A A B-train consists of two trailers linked together by a fifth wheel.). Each module generates 70 kW of power; 3 modules will be installed in each truck. These modules will utilize Ballard’s liquid-cooled LCS technology, planned for commercial availability in 2019.

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Apparently Small Men Beat Horses With Whips In Racist Mitch McConnell’s Confederate State & @LATimes Thinks It’s Front Page News #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Electrify America releases new pricing plans and mobile app

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A new debate is raging in the electric-car and charging communities: Whether electric-car drivers should pay for charging like gas, by the kilowatt-hour; or like parking, by the minute. Electrify America, which has been firmly in the latter camp, released new pricing plans last week that takes a few steps toward the former. With chargers getting. Charging Networks Electrify America

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Why Hotels should think about EV charging

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Going on vacation is always exciting, but the process of planning your trip can be quite exhausting, especially if you’re an EV driver. Trying to incorporate EV charging stations into your route can be quite a frustrating process due to the lack of hotels that actually have them.

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DOE to award $89M for advanced manufacturing R&D, battery manufacturing a key focus

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) will award $89 million to support innovative, advanced manufacturing research and development projects. This Funding Opportunity Announcement ( DE-FOA-0001980 ) addresses priorities such as domestic manufacturing for energy storage. The US manufacturing sector is growing; US manufacturers have created almost 500,000 jobs since 2017 and more than 250,000 jobs in the last year alone. The manufacturing sector also uses 25% of the nation’s energy.

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Did @LATimes Really Publish Article On California Nepotism & Not Mention Janice Hahn, Eric Garcetti, Autumn Burke & Sebastian Ridley-Thomas? Yes They Did. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric gets more range and power, faster charging—in Europe

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The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric will get a big boost in range along with more power when it goes on sale later this year in Europe. New specs released by Hyundai's European sales organization point to a significant update to the car, though when Green Car Reports reached out to Hyundai's U.S. arm, spokesman Brandon Ramirez would say only that the

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Top 5 used hybrids under £10,000

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When you reflect on the turn of the New Millennium, while none of the horror stories relating to various system collapses ever occurred, for the motor industry, changes were very much in the air

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Volkswagen logs >10,000 registrations for ID. 3 1ST EV in first 24 hours

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At a press event yesterday in Berlin, Volkswagen launched pre-booking in Europe for the first model in its new full-electric ID. model family, the ID.3. One day later, Volkswagen reports that customer interest in the initial special edition of the EV—the ID.3 1ST, which is limited to 30,000 vehicles—is significantly exceeding the brand’s expectations. More than 10,000 registrations were received throughout Europe during the first 24 hours.

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Don’t Look For Truth In @LATimes About Arson Fire Started By Phillips 66 Oil Company To Increase Prices & Pollution #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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1960 Henney Kilowatt electric car was a junction box of 20th century future

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If your historical knowledge of electric cars goes back to the first Tesla Roadster, the GM EV1 or, perhaps, one of the many intriguing manufacturer conversions from the 1980s or ‘90s, you have many decades of what-ifs to catch up on. Case in point: There’s something far geekier and steeped in what could have been, in this electric. Vintage youtube Historic

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Top five things we learned this week…

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As May enters double digits, our countdown to the Leasing.com London Motor and Tech Show draws nearer

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DOE awards $5.5M to apply machine learning to geothermal exploration

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $5.5 million for 10 new projects to apply machine learning techniques to geothermal exploration and production. Machine learning—the use of advanced algorithms to identify patterns in and make inferences from data—could assist in finding and developing new geothermal resources.

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Polestar announces production of its new electric fastback and a new R&D centre in the UK

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Polestar has confirmed that production of its new electric performance fastback

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Best deals on plug-in, hybrid, and electric cars for May 2019

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With rising interest rates and falling federal plug-in vehicle tax credits on some models, the best deals on electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and conventional hybrids are a little harder to find versus a few months ago. Our partners at CarsDirect.com still found some leases on plug in cars as low as $199 a month in May, and we've rounded up the. plug-in cars deals toyota prius prime

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Spending a night in a battery-powered motorhome

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I took this new, 100% electric motorhome on an overnight road trip to find out if battery-powered campers are just a gimmick[.]. The post Spending a night in a battery-powered motorhome appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ Britz electric motorhome RV

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New halogen conversion-intercalation chemistry enables high-energy density aqueous Li-ion battery

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A team of researchers led by a group from the University of Maryland has. developed a halogen conversion–intercalation chemistry in graphite that produces composite electrodes with a capacity of 243 mAh g -1 (for the total weight of the electrode) at an average potential of 4.2 volts versus Li/Li +.

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Q&A with Fiona Howarth, CEO Octopus EV

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Octopus EV brings together everything you need to get on the road to emissions-free motoring

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VW names fully electric hatchback ID 3, starts taking deposits in Europe

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The Volkswagen ID hatchback due to go on sale in Europe this year, at last, has a name: ID 3. And in Europe, as of today, it’s available for order. The hatchback, which is an evolution of the first Volkswagen ID Concept, from 2016, says that it’s “the third major chapter of strategic importance” in the history of the brand. MEB architecture

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Top five superhero cars you can actually drive

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Car product placement has come a long way since the producers of the Italian Job had to beg BMC to give them a token fleet of Minis for the film despite the amount of publicity the cars would get – publicity the brand still trades off to this day

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Kraft Heinz deploys all electric trucks in Ohio, eliminating diesel emissions with Firefly Transportation Services and Orange EV

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Orange EV, Firefly Transportation Services, and The Kraft Heinz Company have deployed three Orange EV T-Series Class 8 battery-electric terminal trucks to the Kraft Heinz distribution center in Groveport, Ohio. Firefly will operate three Orange EV pure electric terminal trucks to do the work formerly accomplished by five diesels. For fuel diversity alone, one diesel will remain onsite and is expected to go unused in routine operations.

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New ghost racing mobile video game from Formula E

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The first-of-its-kind ghost racing game, which is available to download for free on iOS

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