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Daimler to split into two pure-play companies: cars & vans, trucks & buses

Green Car Congress

Daimler plans a fundamental change in its structure, splitting into two independent pure-play companies: Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans, and Daimler Truck, which will be a spin-off the current Truck and Bus business.

Audi and Norway unleash Game of Thrones star on GM, Will Ferrell

Green Car Reports

Audi is Norway’s best-selling electric vehicle brand. GM doesn’t sell vehicles in Norway. You didn’t think Audi—and especially its Norwegian operation—would sit idly by as GM and Will Ferrell challenged it in EVs, would you?

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Isolation technologies for EV power electronics

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Seven Considerations Before Bringing EV Charging to Your Workplace

Plug N Drive

The transition to electrified transportation continues to gain momentum as more electric vehicle (EV) models emerge on the market, government incentive programs expand and the total share of EV passenger car sales grows.

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Peugeot introduces new e-PARTNER electric van

Green Car Congress

The Peugeot brand is now offering a full range of electric utility vehicles in Europe. Complementing the new Peugeot e-EXPERT (International VAN of The Year 2021) and Peugeot e-BOXER, Peugeot is presenting the new Peugeot e-PARTNER.

GM’s Will Ferrell Super Bowl ad challenges Norway, where it used to sell EVs

Green Car Reports

In a General Motors ad for Sunday’s Super Bowl LV, released Wednesday, Will Ferrell finds out that Norwegians buy way more electric cars per capita than Americans.

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2022 GMC Hummer EV: the biggest, baddest, butchest EV to hit the market?

Charged

The news that General Motors would relaunch the infamous Hummer name—as an all-electric truck no less—broke a few days before the high-dollar, high-visibility 2020 Super Bowl ad that introduced that vehicle to the world.

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First Hualong One Gen III reactor in commercial operation

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Unit 5 of China’s Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant, the first project to adopt China’s indigenous Generation III nuclear power technology Hualong One (HPR 1000), has been put into commercial operation, China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced.

2021 Tesla Model S and Model X drop the lead-acid accessory battery

Green Car Reports

In a Tesla Model Y or Model 3 that is in some respects a glimpse of the future of motoring, you’ll find something surprising: a version of the same old cumbersome 12-volt lead-acid battery—that you’ll have to replace after some years of use.

Committing to Evidence-Based Policymaking

Energy Institute at HAAS

To be successful, the Biden-Harris Administration’s evidence-based policymaking push must engage both technocrats and impacted communities. Last Wednesday was Climate Day at the White House. President Biden, alongside his experienced … Continue Reading Committing to Evidence-Based Policymaking.

Well done, President Biden

Plug in America

The new Administration is off to a great start! The existential threat of climate change is finally getting the federal attention it requires.

Fraunhofer suggests e-scooters as application for its magnesium hydride paste hydrogen storage technology

Green Car Congress

Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM in Dresden have developed an ultra-high-capacity hydrogen storage substance for PEM fuel cell applications based on solid magnesium hydride.

Karma will test a hydrogen fuel-cell car without the infrastructure hurdles

Green Car Reports

One of many issues preventing the wider adoption of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles is that they’re tied closely to an infrastructure that’s been painfully slow to develop.

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9 Ways Working with an EV Charging Consultant Can Save You Time and Money

Charged Future

Installing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at a workplace or multi-unit development provides many benefits. For workplaces, charging stations can attract/retain employee talent. For apartments or condo complexes, charging stations can generate income.

Review: Toyota Hilux

Green Cars News

The new engine has transformed the truck, but it’s decision to install it into the lifestyle-friendly Invincible models shows us what buyers Toyota is targeting

Volkswagen begins production of ID.3 EV in Dresden; 2nd ID.3 site, 4th for MEB

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen’s Transparent Factory in Dresden has begun series production of the battery-electric ID.3. This makes it the second production site for the ID.3 and the fourth site in the world producing Volkswagen models based on the Modular Electric Drive Toolkit (MEB).

Jaguar Land Rover aims to boost EV range with more carbon fiber, composites

Green Car Reports

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) hopes improve the efficiency of its future electric vehicles through increased use of lightweight composite materials.

An ENERGY STAR charger specification program update

Charged

The EPA’s ENERGY STAR label is one of the most widely known consumer symbols in the US. ENERGY STAR-certified products have helped consumers save an estimated $246 billion in energy costs since 1992, when the program began.

Ford to Offer Chinese Version of Mustang Mach-E

The Truth About Cars

Ford announced that a Chinese version of the Mustang Mach-E, also known by some of us cynical scribes as the Mustang Mock-E, will be built in China by Changan Ford. It had to happen. Demand for EVs in China are reportedly at an all-time high.

XL Fleet partnering with Curbtender to develop all-electric and plug-in hybrid refuse trucks

Green Car Congress

XL Fleet Corp. has entered into a strategic partnership with Curbtender , a market leader in Under CDL (vehicles that do not require a Commercial Drivers License) refuse trucks and a pioneer in automated side-loader collection.

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Ford ups investment in EVs, says they'll be "fundamental" to the Lincoln brand

Green Car Reports

Ford CEO Jim Farley announced Thursday that the automaker will increase its investment in electric cars, and reiterated that EVs for Ford's Lincoln luxury brand are still on the way.

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VW faces fine after missing its 2020 European Union target for CO2 emissions

Discover EV

Volkswagen Group faces an £89m fine after failing to meet its EU emissions target

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VW launch ID 4

EV Info

Yes the second all electric VW is now on the road. Hot on the heels of the ID 3 comes the ID 4. VW claim that the all-new ID.4 combines the practicality of an SUV and the sustainability of an electric car. It delivers all the SUV benefits you need, including space and performance, while being kinder to our environment. The exclusive ID.4 1 ST Edition is open to order now for £37,800 † including the government’s Plug-In grant. Additional ID.4

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Volta Trucks selects Meritor to supply electric drivetrain for the Volta Zero

Green Car Congress

Volta Trucks has selected Meritor as the strategic drivetrain component supplier for the Volta Zero electric truck. This major purchasing milestone will support the delivery of Volta Zero vehicles for customer trials during 2021, and the start of series production around 12 months afterwards.

Washington State bill would make new cars and trucks all-electric by 2030

Green Car Reports

Washington State is the latest to propose making all new cars and trucks sold within its borders electric. A bill reintroduced in the state legislature Monday calls for achieving that goal by the end of the decade. Dubbed Clean Cars 2030 (and formally known as HB 1204/SB 5256), the bill would require all 2030-model-year passenger cars and

Global Top 20 - December 2020

EV Sales

Models: Tesla Model 3 three-peats in Record Year After a rough start of the year, the second half of 2020 has become a records fest, with 3 record months in the last 4, with December being one of them, with over half a million registrations.

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How to Find EV Incentives in Portland, Oregon EV Incentives: Make Your Investment Even Smarter

EV Connect

As our country drives toward an all-electric future, businesses everywhere have taken advantage of federal tax credits that can help offset the costs of installing electric vehicle infrastructure and equipment.

Roskill: rare earth magnet applications to account for ~40% of total RE demand by 2030, up from 29% in 2020

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Apple Car EV project reportedly converging on Kia and its Georgia plant

Green Car Reports

Negotiations for Hyundai to become contract manufacturer for the rumored "Apple Car" EV are getting more specific—and pointing specifically to one of its brands and its U.S. assembly plant.

Retraining Electricians to Install EV Charging Stations – Verde Energy Efficiency Experts

EV Match

EVmatch and Verde Energy Efficiency Experts are excited to announce a new partnership to deploy more EV charging stations in the Chicago area. Below, the founder of Verde, Jamie Johnson, describes his company’s added focus on EV charging to complement their work in energy efficiency. .

2020 Citroën C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid review

Discover EV

The new C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid marks the introduction of Citroën’s first plug-in hybrid – we spend a week with the brand’s technological flagship to see what it’s like

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Rolls-Royce conducts first tests of 100% sustainable aviation fuel in Pearl 700 engine for use in business jets

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Rolls-Royce has conducted the first tests of 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in a business jet engine.

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Porsche Taycan “alternative” Super Bowl ad: Do you get the feels for electric cars?

Green Car Reports

One of the most memorable new EV ads of the year features the Porsche Taycan, and it won’t air during the Super Bowl. It’s called "Mr.

Four Ways to Grow Your Business with EV Charging

Sema Connect

Companies planning ahead are installing smart charging stations to attract new clients. Here are four ways that smart charging can help you grow your business. The post Four Ways to Grow Your Business with EV Charging appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations.

DS 4 launched with plug-in option

Discover EV

Following the launch of the fully electric Citroën ë-C4 last year, DS has followed up with its version – the DS 4 which it wants to rival cars from premium brands like BMW

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ZF brake systems standard in Volkswagen ID.3, ID.4 and MEB

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The latest in ZF brake control solutions will be established as standard in Volkswagen’s ID.3 and ID.4 models as well as in Volkswagen Group’s globally marketed MEB modular e-drive system platform.

Study suggests EV drivers are more satisfied with wall chargers vs. mobile cords

Green Car Reports

A new J.D. Power study once again confirmed that most electric-car drivers rely primarily on home charging, while also offering some insight into customer satisfaction with different types of charging equipment.