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Aquarius Engines unveils free-piston linear engine operating on 100% hydrogen

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Israel-based Aquarius Engines unveiled a hydrogen-fueled version of its free-piston linear engine new hydrogen engine. The 10kg machine, based on the same technology as the original patented single-piston linear engine, operates exclusively on hydrogen.

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This electric truck stop won't offer gas or diesel—just 25 MW of solar-supplemented charging

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The startup WattEV aims to build a 25-megawatt electric-only truck stop in Bakersfield, California, with charging powered by a solar array. The site will be open to the public, but WattEV also plans to use the charging stations for its own fleet of vehicles.

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Ford has received more than 44,000 reservations for F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck

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Ford confirmed that it has received more than 44,000 reservations for the new F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck. It’s tracking a bit behind the Tesla Cybertruck, but it’s still doing good.

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Tesla installs its first made-in-China V3 Superchargers

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A Tesla V3 Supercharger station went online on 520 day in China recently. Tesla Giga Shanghai produced all the V3 Superchargers in the new station. May 20 is a special day in China because its abbreviation “520” translates to a phrase similar to “I Love You” in Mandarin.

Ford unveils F-150 Lightning electric pickup; starting at $39,974; arriving in 2022

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Ford unveiled the F-150 Lightning battery-electric pickup.

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2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV and Bolt EV ship out to dealerships early

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Production of the 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV and 2022 Chevy Bolt EV has started, and first cars are already shipping out to dealerships, GM confirmed Monday to Green Car Reports Amid many delayed rollouts and arrivals, due to microchips and supply-chain issues, that’s about a month earlier than GM suggested earlier this year. Both models, built in.

Tesla and Fastned create ‘Energy Superhub’ charging station

Electrek

Tesla and Fastned, a Dutch charging network, are creating what they call an ‘Energy Superhub,’ a large dual-branded charging station in Oxford. more… The post Tesla and Fastned create ‘Energy Superhub’ charging station appeared first on Electrek.

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New technology converts waste polyethylene to jet fuel in an hour

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Washington State University researchers have developed an innovative way to convert waste polyethylene plastic to ingredients for jet fuel and other valuable products, making it easier and more cost-effective to reuse plastics.

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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup: 300-mile range, starting at $39,974

Green Car Reports

How do you make the shift to electric vehicles feel real to vast swaths of America? Make a fully electric pickup truck. Make that the best-selling truck in history, the F-150. And then price it at what can amount to less than the gasoline version. That’s exactly what Ford has done.

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Tesla is updating Roadster design, 0-60 mph in mind-boggling 1.1 sec with SpaceX package?

Electrek

Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla is updating the new Roadster design, and it looks like it’s going to achieve a 0-60 mph acceleration in a mind-boggling 1.1 seconds with the SpaceX package. more… The post Tesla is updating Roadster design, 0-60 mph in mind-boggling 1.1

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s hat is safe after ULA Vulcan rocket launch slips to 2023

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In the latest unfortunate development for SpaceX competitor United Launch Alliance’s next-generation Vulcan Centaur rocket, it looks like CEO Elon Musk may have been right all along when he forecast major delays more than three years ago.

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Daimler Truck and CATL expand global partnership on truck-focused batteries and supply

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Daimler Truck AG and lithium-ion battery manufacturer and developer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) are intensifying their existing partnership based on their shared vision of CO 2 -neutral electrified trucking.

Canoo prices its EVs, starting at $34,750 for Lifestyle Vehicle due in 2022

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Startup Canoo confirmed pricing on Monday for its first electric vehicles, but with no mention of the subscription model that was originally touted as one of the company's distinguishing features.

Ford F-150 Lightning starts under $40k w/ 300-mile range and can power your home

Electrek

US President Joe Biden wasn’t the only person to experience the Ford F-150 Lightning electric truck firsthand this week. On Friday we got our first in-person look at the Ford F-150 Lightning full-sized electric truck, and it was something pretty special.

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Tesla’s prefab expansion of its Grohmann Automation facility is hitting its pace

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Tesla seems to have hit gold with its adoption of prefabricated construction techniques, with the EV maker utilizing the system to build its facilities at an extremely rapid rate.

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Chevrolet begins shipping 2022 Bolt EUV and EV to dealers

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Chevrolet has begun shipping the new 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV and redesigned 2022 Bolt EV to dealers and expects them to arrive on dealer lots soon. Earlier post.)

Ford F-150 Lightning will be a home backup power broker: What Tesla Powerwall?

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Texans are truck lovers. And a great many Texans would have loved to have a Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup in the garage this past February, when many Texans faced several days of power outages partly due to a winter storm.

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Tesla is stuck with over 10,000 cars on factory hold, resulting in a logistical nightmare

Electrek

Tesla has over 10,000 electric cars that came out of Fremont Factory on a “containment hold” and can’t deliver them to customers, according to sources familiar with the matter. It is likely going to lead to a logistical nightmare at the end of the quarter.

Elon Musk confirms the new Tesla Roadster’s 1.1-second 0-60 mph acceleration

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It’s now official. The next-generation Tesla Roadster, when fitted with its SpaceX Package, would be capable of sprinting from 0-60 mph in 1.1 seconds. This insane piece of information was confirmed recently by CEO Elon Musk on Twitter. .

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BMW Group 1st automotive manufacturer to use new Pirelli tires containing FSC-certified natural rubber and rayon

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The BMW Group is stepping up its activities in the field of sustainability, becoming the first automotive manufacturer worldwide to equip its cars with tires using certified sustainable natural rubber and rayon, a wood-based material used to strengthen the tires.

10,000 fast charges: Researchers claim their solid-state EV battery solution will last longer

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A group of Harvard researchers announced last week that they have designed a stable lithium-metal solid-state battery that can be charged and discharged at least 10,000 times “at a high current density.”

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Tesla Cybertruck sighting shows best look at electric pickup’s bed and tailgate ramp

Electrek

A new Tesla Cybertruck prototype sighting at Gigafactory Texas gives us our best look at the electric pickup’s bed and tailgate ramp to date. more… The post Tesla Cybertruck sighting shows best look at electric pickup’s bed and tailgate ramp appeared first on Electrek.

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The Boring Company opens registrations to test ride the LVCC Loop

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The Boring Company has opened registrations for volunteers who want to test ride the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) Loop. The Boring Company will be conducting a Vegas Loop Capacity Test with the volunteers.

Daimler Trucks begins rigorous testing of its fuel-cell truck

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Daimler Trucks is focusing on hydrogen-powered fuel-cells for the electrification of its vehicles for flexible and demanding long-haul transport. It aims to achieve ranges of up to 1,000 kilometers and more without any stops for refueling.

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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning vs. 2021 Rivian R1T: Electric truck face-off

Green Car Reports

Settle down, America. The electric trucks have arrived, or at least they are about to. The battles that are about to take place will be one for the history books. It’s one thing for automakers to compete in the marketplace with electric cars, but America runs on trucks.

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Lamborghini finally breaks and announces an upcoming all-electric car

Electrek

Lamborghini has been reticent about going into all-electric vehicles, but it’s now finally breaking from its stance and has announced an upcoming all-electric car. more… The post Lamborghini finally breaks and announces an upcoming all-electric car appeared first on Electrek.

SpaceX set to launch six commercial Moon landers after latest win

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After securing yet another contract, SpaceX Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets are now scheduled to launch at least six commercial Moon landers over the next two and a half years.

Wabtec’s battery-electric locomotive lowered full train fuel consumption by more than 11% in BNSF California pilot

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Ford-SKI battery venture will supply American EVs, might ease transition to solid state

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Ford and the battery supplier SK Innovation on Thursday announced a joint venture, called BlueOvalSK, that will manufacture battery cells and arrays in the U.S. for future electric vehicles.

BMW’s ultra-futuristic electric scooter spied testing in public ahead of production

Electrek

The BMW Definition CE 04 is the latest major update to the company’s electric motorcycle plans, and all signs point to the scooter entering production soon. more… The post BMW’s ultra-futuristic electric scooter spied testing in public ahead of production appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla Gigafactory UK? Elon Musk’s quick stop in England drives rumors

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Rumors of a Tesla Gigafactory in the United Kingdom are surging after a brief visit from CEO Elon Musk in Luton, a town in South East England. Musk made the visit on his way to Germany, where he was set to visit Tesla’s Giga Berlin production facility.

DOE awards $3M to MP Materials for project to extract rare earths from fossil fuel waste streams

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MP Materials has received a $3-million award from the Department of Energy (DOE) to complete a feasibility study, working with the University of Kentucky (UK), on a system to produce rare earth oxides, metals, and other critical materials recovered from coal by-products.

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Here's why Ford nixed in-wheel motors in F-150 Lightning electric truck

Green Car Reports

In Ford’s reveal of the 2022 F-150 Lightning on Wednesday, the automaker made note of the electric truck’s “inboard motors.”

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Gogoro’s international footprint grows with major deal to expand battery swap stations into China

Electrek

The question used to be, “When will Gogoro finally expand internationally?” ” Now the better question has become, “Where will Gogoro go next?”

Tesla’s 12-month outlook gets $1,000 price tag from bull analyst Dan Ives

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Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) has not had a favorable first quarter and a half on Wall Street in 2021, but Wedbush Securities analyst and Tesla bull Dan Ives believes the stock will cost $1,000 per share in 12 months.

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MBL begins first test of tropical seaweed farming for biofuels production

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A team of researchers led by Loretta Roberson, associate scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, has installed the first seaweed farm in Puerto Rico and US tropical waters.

Fisker intends to make first all-electric Popemobile

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Fisker founder Henrik Fisker reportedly presented his vision of tailpipe-emissions-free transport to Pope Francis in a private meeting on Thursday, during a visit to Vatican City. And it’s one based on Fisker’s upcoming Ocean electric SUV.