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Hyundai upgrades design and performance of XCIENT fuel cell truck for global expansion

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Hyundai Motor Company released images of its newly upgraded XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass-produced, heavy-duty truck powered by hydrogen. The upgraded heavy-duty XCIENT features design and performance updates. Hyundai will begin production of 2021 XCIENT Fuel Cell in August this year.

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The Creative Greenius Solution To Tiny Town’s Drunk & Disorderly Problems

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Hermosa Beach Police and City Officials Asked For Some Changes At Pier Plaza But Angry Pushback from Alcohol Serving Business Owners and Those Who Like To Booze It Up In Tiny Town Has Caused An Ugly Debate.

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Report: 60% EV sales globally by 2030 needed for net-zero emissions by 2050

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Cancelling out the impact of human activity on the environment would require electric cars to achieve 60% global-market share by 2030, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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Tesla delays first Model S Plaid deliveries, Musk says one more week of ‘tweak’ is needed

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CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla is delaying its Model S Plaid delivery event as the new electric vehicle apparently needs one more week of tuning. more… The post Tesla delays first Model S Plaid deliveries, Musk says one more week of ‘tweak’ is needed appeared first on Electrek.

BASF and RWE proposing 2GW offshore wind farm for green electricity and hydrogen for chemical industry

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Tesla “Cyberliving” trailer specs and size teased anew in Cybertruck UI images

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The Tesla Cybertruck unveiling had, for lack of a better word, some unexpected events. Even Elon Musk himself admitted that he lost a lot of his rhythm after the vehicle’s now-infamous failed Armor Glass demonstration.

How long will my EV battery last? California proposes degradation limits

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How long will the battery in this used EV last? Given how quickly the batteries in smartphones and laptops deteriorate, it’s easy to see why used EVs can be a cause for unease.

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UQ, GMG graphene-enhanced aluminum-ion batteries show very high power density, long life

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Australia-based Graphene Manufacturing Group Ltd. GMG) reported initial performance data for graphene-enhanced aluminum-ion batteries developed by GHG and the University of Queensland (UQ). The experiments were performed at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) at UQ. GMG graphene is being used to produce coin cell prototypes for customer testing in Q4 2021. Source: 1. Hongjie Dai, Nat. Commun. 2017, 8:14283 2. Hongjie Dai, Nature , 2015, 520, 325, and 3.

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Tesla Powerpack battery steps in after coal plant explodes in Australia

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On Tuesday, an explosion at the Callide Power Station , a coal-fired power plant in central Queensland, Australia, resulted in mass power outages from the New South Wales (NSW) border to Cairns.

Ford F-150 Lightning Pro electric work truck: 300-mile version will add $10,000

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Optioned with the extended-range battery that will allow a targeted EPA range of 300 miles, the F-150 Lightning will cost just $49,974 in its base Lightning Pro work-truck guise, Ford revealed Monday morning.

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Cambridge launches driverless electric shuttle buses

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The first driverless electric shuttle buses hit the roads in the city of Cambridge in the UK yesterday as part of ground-breaking trials. more… The post Cambridge launches driverless electric shuttle buses appeared first on Electrek.

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Argonne study finds rare earth supply disruptions can have long-range impacts

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Rare earth materials are essential to a variety of economic sectors, including healthcare and clean energy. In a new study, scientists at Argonne National Laboratory highlighted which rare earth elements may be particularly vulnerable to disruptions such as mine shutdowns.

SpaceX Starlink launch to fly same Falcon fairing half for the fifth time

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SpaceX says that its 14th Starlink launch of 2021 will also be the first mission to fly a reusable Falcon payload fairing for the fifth time, marking a significant milestone just 18 months after fairing reuse began.

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2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Targeted 300 miles, 18-minute fast-charging for US-spec electric car

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Hyundai Motor America on Monday provided first details for the Ioniq 5 electric crossover—the brand’s first dedicated EV—that will be arriving to U.S.

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Tesla Cybertruck UI patent hints at new accessories, features, and even up to 610 miles of range

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A new patent application for the Tesla Cybertruck user interface has revealed a bunch of potential new accessories, features, and even a range of up to 610 miles for the electric pickup truck.

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Glencore outlines plans for Mutanda copper-cobalt restart

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During Benchmark’s most recent cobalt webinar, Glencore made the first public confirmation outlining more detailed plans for the restart of its DRC-based Mutanda Mining copper-cobalt operation following a period of care and maintenance.

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ViaSat asks FCC to halt SpaceX Starlink launches because it can’t compete

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Under the hollow pretense of concern for the environment, Starlink satellite internet competitor ViaSat has asked the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to force SpaceX to stop Starlink launches and threatened to take the matter to court if it doesn’t get its way.

Lexus plans US-market plug-in hybrid in 2021, battery electric in 2022

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Lexus will begin launching its first mass-market plug-in hybrid later this year, followed by a dedicated battery-electric model in 2022, the automaker said last week in a press release announcing two million global electrified-vehicle sales.

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Tesla Cybertruck retractable solar bed cover revealed in patent

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Tesla’s plan for a retractable solar bed cover on its Cybertruck electric pickup truck has been revealed in a new patent application. more… The post Tesla Cybertruck retractable solar bed cover revealed in patent appeared first on Electrek.

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Chalmers study: ban on sales of fossil-fuel cars greatly reduces lifecycle GHG mainly due to tailpipe emissions; risk of carbon leakage in manufacturing

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If a ban were introduced on the sale of new gasoline and diesel cars, and they were replaced by electric cars, the result would be a significant reduction in lifecycle carbon dioxide emissions primarily due to reduced tailpipe CO 2 emissions, according to a new lifecycle study by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

First Look at a ride inside the Boring Company’s LVCC Loop as testing begins

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company performed capacity testing in Las Vegas at its Las Vegas Convention Center Loop yesterday as the Sin City prepares to reopen with no restrictions on June 1st.

10 reasons the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is irresistible

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Ever since the introduction of the Hyundai 45 Concept in 2019, we’ve known that Hyundai’s first dedicated electric vehicle would be something special.

Electric car US tax credit proposed to $12,500, less for Tesla vehicles

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A new bill to reform the federal electric car tax incentive in the US has passed the US Senate Finance Committee. It includes increasing the electric vehicle tax credit to up to $12,500, but it was expertly crafted to give less to Tesla vehicle buyers.

PEUGEOT e-EXPERT Hydrogen now in series production

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PEUGEOT has become one of the first manufacturers to offer in series production, from 2021 onwards in the compact utility van segment, an electric version powered by a hydrogen fuel cell in addition to its battery-electric version.

Tesla structural battery pack patent hints at clever contingencies for crashes, cell failures

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Tesla’s next generation of vehicles like the Cybertruck and the Made-in-Texas Model Y will likely be built with a structural battery pack.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 subscription will let EV intenders try before they buy

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Although Hyundai hasn’t yet announced a base price or price range for the 2022 Ioniq 5 electric vehicle, it’s already suggested that a new subscription plan will be one of the ways you can get behind the wheel of this very intriguing EV.

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Tesla has doubled number of Powerwalls installed to 200,000 over the last year

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Tesla announced today that they have just surpassed 200,000 Powerwalls installed globally. It means that Tesla installed as many Powerwalls over the last year as it did for the first five years of the home battery pack’s existence.

ULEMCo signs MoU with ENGV Pty Ltd to open the market for hydrogen conversions in Australia

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UK-based ULEMCo signed an exclusive MoU with ENGV Pty Ltd to collaborate on developing a market for its hydrogen dual fuel technology in Australia.

Tesla accepting graffiti art samples for Giga Berlin reveals how close it is to completion

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Tesla asked artists to submit graffiti art samples to cover Gigafactory Berlin recently via its official Twitter account. The EV automaker plans to cover Giga Berlin’s concrete walls with graffiti art. “If

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Ford F-150 Lightning, heavy Hummer EV, Chevy Bolt EUV deliveries, Kia EV6: The Week in Reverse

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Will the U.S. get new point-of-sale incentives for electric vehicles? Which California EV startup announced a price for its first vehicle, originally to be offered by subscription only?

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Tesla factory construction site attacked by saboteurs who set electric cables on fire

Electrek

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin was attacked by saboteurs who set cables supplying electricity to the construction site on fire. An alleged confession letter points to political reasons targeting Tesla.

BMW begins e-drivetrain production for the fully-electric BMW iX and BMW i4

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Production of fifth-generation high-voltage batteries and battery modules for use in the BMW iX and BMW i4 is now underway at the BMW’s Competence Center for E-Drive Production in Dingolfing.

Tesla’s giant casting machine in Giga Texas comes alive amid trial runs

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It won’t be an exaggeration to state that a good part of Tesla’s future is poised to be built on the back of the Giga Press, a house-sized machine that is capable of producing single-piece casts for the company’s vehicles.

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Ford is developing electric Explorer SUV, two dedicated EV platforms for debut by 2025

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As part of a broad shift toward electric vehicles, Ford is developing two dedicated EV platforms—one for full-size pickup trucks and SUVs, the other for cars and smaller SUVs—for debut by 2025, the company confirmed Wednesday.

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Ford confirms upcoming electric Explorer, Lincoln electric SUV, and maybe even a Bronco EV

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Ford has confirmed upcoming electric vehicles based on its new EV platform, including an electric Explorer and a Lincoln version based on the same electric SUV. The automaker is even hinting at an electric Bronco.

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Mercedes-Benz takes stake in H2 Green Steel; to begin use of green steel in 2025

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Mercedes-Benz AG is the first car manufacturer to take an equity stake in Swedish start-up H2 Green Steel (H2GS) as a way to introduce CO 2 free steel into series production.

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Tesla Model S matches gas cars by going 320 miles at average speeds of 75 mph

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The Tesla Model S reached a range on par with internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles after logging 320 miles of range at 75mph during a highway fuel-economy test run.

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