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CSIRO receives $1 million in funding for hydrogen refueling station as part of VH2

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The government of the state of Victoria in Australia is providing more than $1 million in funding to CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, that will enable it to partner with Swinburne University of Technology to establish the Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2).

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Front Group For Oil Company Representatives In Congress Celebrates All White Heritage; Called Out By Greenius, “CO2 Was At 395ppm When Shultz Endorsed Their B t. It’s 416ppm today.”

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Tesla existed before Elon Musk: Founders on how they pitched the idea

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While he's the face of the electric-car maker today, Elon Musk did not start Tesla. Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning were co-founders of Tesla, aiming to produce what became the Tesla Roadster.

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Overview of Electric Vehicle Platforms in 2021

Charged Future

The rise of electric cars has been at a slow, but steady rate. The modern-day electric vehicle (EV) pioneers such as the Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, and Tesla Model S showed the public a glimpse into the potential electric future.

Bombardier (now Alstom) to convert AGC hybrid trains to full battery power

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Bombardier Transportation (now part of Alstom) introduced a variety of green innovations to reduce CO 2 emissions and pollution in the railway sector.

Only A Half Decade Ago But Seems Like Half A Century – Hot Tub Time Machine Trip To 2016 Breakfree From Oil, LA City Hall

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Toyota confirms US arrival for two electric vehicle models in 2021

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Toyota’s all-electric vehicles are coming to America—in 2021, the company confirmed in an announcement Wednesday. That includes an arrival for two battery-electric vehicles, according to Toyota North America, and an additional plug-in hybrid model.

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First charging station for EVs using second-life batteries from Irizar e-mobility is in service

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The first charging station for EVs that uses energy storage based on second-life batteries from Irizar e-mobility is up and running. This charging point, developed by Repsol and Ibil , has been installed in a Repsol service station on the N-I road where it goes through the city of Tolosa in Gipuzkoa.

SemaConnect Launches New Fleet Management Software Solution for Electric Fleets

Sema Connect

Companies and governments transitioning to commercial electric fleets can manage charging and track vehicles with the SemaConnect Network. The post SemaConnect Launches New Fleet Management Software Solution for Electric Fleets appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations.

Detroit Diesel is going electric, in pivot to keep powering Freightliner

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In a sign of the times, a brand that's known for its diesel engines is pivoting to become the supplier of e-axles for Freightliner's trucks.

Vauxhall Combo-e Life to join brand’s EV range

Discover EV

A passenger version of the popular Combo van, the e-Life will offer much in the way of versatility and practicality alongside a few creature comforts and that all-important zero-emissions powertrain

EC approves second major battery innovation project; €2.9B (US$3.5B) from 12 member states

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The European Commission has approved , under EU State aid rules, a second Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) to support research and innovation in the battery value chain.

Managing Your EV Fleet with SemaConnect Fleet Management Software

Sema Connect

The SemaConnect Network gives station owners the comprehensive management software they need for their EV fleet and shared parking. The post Managing Your EV Fleet with SemaConnect Fleet Management Software appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations.

Shell admits it's past peak oil, eyes carbon offsets as a business opportunity

Green Car Reports

Royal Dutch Shell says it is already past peak oil. In a Thursday press release, the company said "oil production peaked in 2019," and that it expects an annual decline of 1% to 2% per year.

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Vauxhall Mokka-e specs confirmed

Discover EV

The Vauxhall Mokka-e is now on sale and the Luton brand has confirmed the specifications of each of the four trim levels – including a special top-spec Launch Edition

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AW-Energy entering green hydrogen market with wave energy device

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AW-Energy Oy is entering the commercial hydrogen market by introducing a combined WaveRoller and HydrogenHub process for the production of green hydrogen.

Electric cars buyers guide

Drive Electric

The early weeks of the new year are always exciting. It’s a new dawn, a new day, and a new opportunity to start feeling good about making some positive changes in our lives. And what could be more of a positive change than being more environmentally friendly in 2021?

Electric Jeep Wrangler concept due for March debut, serious off-road ability

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Jeep has been teasing for some time that an all-electric version of its iconic off-roader, the Wrangler, is on the way; and it recently shared information about where and when such a model will debut.

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PIA’s Joel Levin responds to GM/Will Ferrell “No Way, Norway” ad

Plug in America

During Sunday’s Super Bowl, General Motors ran an advertisement for their slate of electric vehicles with actor Will Ferrell, in which he comedically challenges Norway as the global leader in electric vehicles. Below, Plug In America Executive Director Joel Levin responds in his own video.

TECO 2030 and Thecla Bodewes Shipyards to partner on hydrogen fuel cell river vessels

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Norway-based TECO 2030 ASA is partnering with Thecla Bodewes Shipyards in Holland to develop zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell propulsion on all types of river vessels, such as push tugs, dredgers, passenger and cargo ships and low-profile coasters.

Distribution Costs and Distributed Generation

Energy Institute at HAAS

We need to get a handle on distribution costs as we get serious about electrification. This post is co-authored with Duncan Callaway) Our household gets unusually excited about power system … Continue Reading Distribution Costs and Distributed Generation.

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Flywheel tech helps ease grid demands of EV fast-charging

Green Car Reports

Although true flywheel-based kinetic energy recovery systems (KERS) never quite caught on in racing or in production hybrids, a company in Israel has been working on putting the technology to use where it could make a big difference: EV fast-charging stations.

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Get Excited for these upcoming Energy webinars

Green Energy Consumers

In addition to our BIG DEAL panel on Phasing Out Gasoline later this month, we've got awesome webinars coming up on climate policy, installing solar, and electric cars. And they're all free! TCI 101: How to advocate for clean transportation in MA & RI: February 10th and 11th.

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INL validates 1000 charge-discharge cycles from Zenlabs’ Si anode Li-ion cells; USABC program

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Zenlabs Energy, an advanced lithium-ion cell company, announced that Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has successfully tested more than 1,000 charge-discharge cycles from its high-energy Silicon anode pouch cells.

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What does Super Unleaded do? Is it worth paying more for premium fuel?

Green Cars News

Fuel for cars has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons for a couple of years now

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2022 Audi E-Tron GT electric car: Up to 238-mile range for quickest quattro yet

Green Car Reports

The two quickest-accelerating production cars in Audi history are made in the same factory. One of them has a big V-10 engine and is rated at 16 mpg. The other—the quickest of the two to 60 mph—is the 2022 Audi E-Tron GT, and it’s all-electric.

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What Does GM’s “30 New EVs By 2025” Promise Mean for the US Market?

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Under promise, over deliver. That phrase is a business principle that leaders of customer-centric companies live by. But in the automotive world and especially when related to electric vehicles, deliveries frequently fall well short of what was promised.

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Hyliion introduces next-generation battery module for Class 8 hybrid systems; Toshiba LTO cells

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Hyliion Holdings, a provider of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 commercial vehicles, instroduced its next generation battery module which integrates Toshiba’s LTO cells with Hyliion’s technology to achieve longer battery life, higher charging rates and improved safety.

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Audi e-tron GT: Tesla-beating fastback revealed

Green Cars News

Say hello to the all-new electric Audi e-tron GT

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Because of EV adoption, Norway nearly leads the world in per-capita electricity use

Green Car Reports

Norway's aggressive push for electric-car adoption is leading to record electricity consumption. On Thursday morning, between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., five million Norwegians used as much electricity as 10 million residents of neighboring Sweden, according to Bloomberg.

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My many strange and unusual cars

Gavin Shoebridge

My first car: 1976 Honda Civic I reckon cars have greatly improved my life since my very first car back in 1995,[.]. The post My many strange and unusual cars appeared first on __ car cars history

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Effenco launches ultracap-based heavy-duty all-electric system at a diesel price

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Développement Effenco Inc., a Canada-based company specializing in the design of electric propulsion systems for heavy-duty vocational vehicles, has launched an all-electric system at the same purchase price as diesel alternatives.

Select Electric Motor Show brings future tech into focus at British Motor Show in 2021

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The British Motor Show is set to arrive at Farnborough International Expo Centre in August with a little extra this year, an entire hall dedicated to electric motoring.

US shift to EVs won't solve climate goals: Think outside the electric car, experts urge

Green Car Reports

President Biden aims to accelerate the shift to electric vehicles as part of an ambitious climate plan, but that alone won't meet emissions-reduction goals, according to a new Bloomberg report. In addition to putting more EVs on the road, people also need to drive less, experts say.

Rivian Targets IPO Before Year’s End

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Rivian Automotive is seeking to go public in the fall and targeting a valuation of at least $50 billion, according to the latest reports. The all-electric startup company, supported by Amazon and the Ford Motor Company, has already amassed around $8 million from investors and was valued at $27.6

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CA DMV issues autonomous vehicle testing permit to Vietnam’s VinFast

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The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has issued an Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit (with a driver) to VinFast (a division of Vingroup). VinFast—a Vietnamese company ( earlier post )—is the 57 th company to be issued such a testing permit.

Nissan LEAF for sale

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NOW SOLD. For the last three years we have driven a silver Nissan LEAF V1.0. With the pending arrival of a Tesla Model 3, the trusty LEAF is now for sale. This is fantastic all Electric Car in great shape. The LEAF was and still is the poster child of the EV World. The first version appeared on the UK streets 10 years ago and many hundred of thousands followed from the Nissan production line in Sunderland. Over the years the car has been refined with larger battery packs and a body fresh.