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PNNL-led team designs highly active cobalt-based PGM-free catalyst for fuel cells

Green Car Congress

A multi-institutional research team led by materials scientists from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has designed a highly active and durable catalyst that doesn’t rely on costly platinum group metals (PGM) to spur the necessary chemical reaction.

2020 427

Toyota EV with solid-state batteries: 10-minute full charge, prototype reportedly due in 2021

Green Car Reports

Toyota hopes to be the first automaker to launch an electric car with solid-state batteries, aiming to unveil a prototype next year, ahead of a production launch relatively soon after that, Nikkei Asia reported Thursday.

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EV charging infrastructure incentives in Europe

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Electric vehicle charging incentives are available across Europe for both residential and commercial charging.

2020 87

Subaru confirms electric SUV for Europe

Discover EV

Subaru will bring an all-electric SUV to Europe before 2025

2020 83

LME copper prices hit 7-year high

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On 4 December 2020, the LME cash price hit its highest level since March 2013, closing at US$7,742/t. (By By 10 December, that dropped back to $7,712/t.) Copper has charted an unlikely trajectory through 2020, notes Roskill.

2020 426

First Drive Review: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV redefines the pony car

Green Car Reports

About 30 minutes into my first time behind the wheel of the Mustang Mach-E this past weekend, a simple gut-check moment revealed much: How and why it picks up on Mustang lineage doesn’t ultimately matter. It’s a fantastic-driving car.

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Bishop Ranch shows companies a path to EV charging

EV Box

Thirty-six miles east of San Francisco, an innovative office-and-retail destination called Bishop Ranch is using electric vehicle charging to lead its tenants, visitors, and region into the electrified future. Sustainability

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Achates opposed-piston 3-cylinder 10.6L diesel emissions meet 2027 EPA, CA requirements

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Achates Power’s innovative 3-cylinder, 10.6L opposed-piston heavy-duty diesel engine has achieved performance results that comply with pending 2027 requirements of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California to reduce sharply emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO x ).

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EV battery pack prices fell 13% in 2020, some are already below $100/kwh

Green Car Reports

Electric-car battery-pack prices have fallen 13% in 2020, in some cases reaching a crucial milestone for affordability, according to an annual report released Wednesday by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

2020 159

Volkswagen ID.3

EVIOM

I was invited to take a test drive in the new Volkswagen ID.3 that Jacksons have at their dealership here on the island as a demonstration vehicle. I was greeted by Matthew Jones who had arranged the test drive.

2020 80

Are EV Batteries an Environmental Hot Mess?

The Truth About Cars

Are EV batteries an environmental hazard? The European Commission (EC) is proposing stricter regulations on EV battery sustainability.

2020 78

Solid Power now producing large form factor 22-layer 20 Ah solid-state cells, pathway to full automotive performance compliance

Green Car Congress

Solid Power, a developer of all solid-state batteries for electric vehicles, announced that its Louisville, Colo. facility is producing 20 Ah multi-layer all solid-state lithium metal batteries on the company’s continuous roll-to-roll production line.

2020 396

Report: Toyota CEO claims EVs worsen CO2 emissions, pushes back on proposed ICE bans

Green Car Reports

Has Toyota changed its tune on electric vehicles, as it prepares to push its solid-state battery technology to market? Earlier this month a report suggested that might be the case—which could give the company an advantage in the competitive global EV market.

2020 154

Classic Range Rover get Lunaz electric conversion

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Classic Range Rover get Lunaz electric conversion

2020 73

Hyundai Ends Kona EV Sales in South Korea

The Truth About Cars

Hyundai Motor Company will end sales of its best-selling electric vehicle, the Kona EV, after a series of fires and faulty braking systems prompted mass recalls in South Korea.

Xcel Energy, INL to use nuclear energy for clean hydrogen production; HTSE

Green Car Congress

Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy will work with Idaho National Laboratory to demonstrate a system that uses a nuclear plant’s steam and electricity to split water. Earlier post.) The resulting hydrogen will initially be used at the power plant, but it could eventually be sold to other industries.

2020 396

Survey: 7 out of 10 Americans see an EV in the future, want more vehicle choices and charging

Green Car Reports

Seven out of 10 drivers in United States expressed at least some interest in getting an electric car in the future, but charging infrastructure and upfront pricing remain obstacles, according to a new Consumer Reports survey.

2020 154

Driving on sunshine

Plug in America

Winter solstice has swept in , and me and my electric vehicle (EV) are taking another trip around the sun—on sunshine! . My ex and I got solar at home on his birthday in 2002, then our first EV, the RAV4, a couple months later, on the winter solstice.

2020 71

The AC Cobra Superblower goes electric

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AC unveils new Cobra Series 4 electric

2020 69

NACFE releases guidance report on hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty trucks

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The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) released its latest Guidance Report , Making Sense of Heavy-Duty Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractors. Almost every day there is a new announcement about hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks.

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Tesla Model Y: Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2021 finalist

Green Car Reports

A series of pandemic-related delays means that we close 2020 without as many new fully electric models on the market as we anticipated at the beginning of the year.

2020 149

Real-life review: Driving to Aberystwyth in a Tesla Model 3

Green Cars News

It’s probably the perfect journey and one that I have made a few times over the last year since my son started at Aberystwyth University

2020 66

3 Ways to Structure Your EV Charging Station Business

EV Connect

As EVs become more prevalent on the road, you may be interested in starting an EV charging station business on your property. From commercial real estate developers to landlords of apartments or condos to entrepreneurs, many sectors are finding value in EV infrastructure.

2020 83

IRENA sees renewable hydrogen at least cost-possible within decade

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Hydrogen produced with renewable electricity could compete on costs with fossil fuel alternatives by 2030, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

2020 386

Canoo's $33,000 electric delivery van aims for efficiency and ownership costs

Green Car Reports

Canoo on Thursday unveiled its second electric vehicle—a delivery van. It will enter limited production in 2022, followed by full-scale production in 2023, with a starting price of $33,000, the startup said in a press release.

2020 146

Subaru electric SUV confirmed for Europe

Green Cars News

Subaru has confirmed that an all-electric SUV is in development and is bound for Europe when it launches

2020 66

Hyundai launches HTWO hydrogen brand at investor day

Discover EV

Hyundai HTWO brand and long-term EV targets to drive brand's zero emissions future

2020 52

Hyundai Motor Group to acquire controlling interest in mobile robot firm Boston Dynamics

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Hyundai Motor Group will acquire a controlling interest in the mobile robot firm Boston Dynamics from Softbank in a deal that values Boston Dynamics at $1.1 billion.

2020 381

First drive review: 2021 Toyota Mirai goes faster and farther, but is that enough?

Green Car Reports

The redesigned 2021 Toyota Mirai looks and feels wildly different in this iteration. The first iteration of Toyota’s fuel-cell vehicle had more to prove and its styling reflected that. The Mirai’s look was loud and intended to draw attention to itself. Its funkiness became a calling card.

2020 133

Review: Skoda Superb iV

Green Cars News

Now in its third generation - and recently updated, too - the latest Superb has shaken off the dowdy image of its two predecessors and is stylish and good to drive as well as being family-friendly

2020 59

Bishop Ranch shows companies a path to EV charging

EV Box

Thirty-six miles east of San Francisco, an innovative office-and-retail destination called Bishop Ranch is using electric vehicle charging to lead its tenants, visitors, and region into the electrified future. Sustainability

SoCalGas to test technology that separates hydrogen from natural gas when the two are blended in pipelines

Green Car Congress

With clean hydrogen gaining recognition worldwide as a carbon-free fuel capable of making a significant contribution to addressing climate change, Southern California Gas Co.

2020 376

Toyota RAV4 Prime: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2021 finalist

Green Car Reports

The Toyota RAV4 Prime is all sorts of things, all at once. It’s Toyota’s first plug-in SUV since the “powered by Tesla” RAV4 EV from earlier last decade. It’s the quickest-accelerating vehicle in Toyota’s lineup, excluding its sports cars.

2020 132

Institute of the Motor Industry warns of EV skills shortage

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An open letter from the IMI has warned of a skills shortage in the run up to 2030

2020 48

XL Fleet launches pilot program with Essential Utilities, Inc. to electrify its utility fleet

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XL Fleet announced that Essential Utilities, Inc.

2020 369

Lightning eMotors introduces new generation 4 Lightning Electric Transit Class 3 Van; battery-electric and fuel cell electric variants

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Lightning eMotors has announced a new model of its Class 3 Lightning Electric Transit Van. The new, longer-range Lightning Electric Transit Van is the fourth generation of its battery-electric and fuel cell electric platform, based on the Ford Transit 350HD chassis.

2020 364

Toyota introduces second-generation Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle as design and technology flagship

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For 2021, Toyota has fully rebooted the Mirai, originally offered in 2016, as a premium rear-wheel drive sports-luxury fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) with striking design, cutting-edge technology, more engaging driving performance and a significantly longer EPA-estimated range rating.

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