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Equinor contracts for first green-ammonia-fueled supply vessel; 2MW SOFC

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Norway-based energy company Equinor has contracted with Eidesvik Offshore for the Viking Energy supply vessel, which is being retrofitted to make it capable of covering long distances fueled by carbon-free ammonia.

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Hyundai and Kia invest in UK electric commercial-vehicle maker Arrival

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The UK-based electric-vehicle startup Arrival has already earned plenty of attention over the past couple of years for its refreshingly different, futuristic and eye-catching electric commercial-vehicle designs.

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Plug’n Drive launches $1,000 incentive to scrap a gas car PLUS $1,000 towards a Used EV

Plug N Drive

Effective February 1, 2020, Ontario residents qualify for a new incentive of $1,000 if they scrap their old gas car and replace it with a used electric car. This program is being offered to encourage drivers to make the switch to low carbon transportation and reduce air pollution.

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The Top 20 EVs of 2020

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We might only be a couple of weeks into 2020, but already there is much to look forward to in terms of high-profile EV launches this year. In fact, over the next 11-and-a-bit months the choice of EVs in the UK is going to experience an unprecedented uplift

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Wyoming leads in vehicle miles traveled per person

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by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) by all vehicles in the United States vary greatly across the individual states. The latest annual data from the Federal Highway Administration show that in 2018 the maximum (348,796 million miles in California) was 94.5

FIat Chrysler and iPhone maker head toward electric-vehicle venture

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If you thought the idea of a Sony electric car at CES 2020—hypothetical as it might be—earlier this month was wild, what about the idea of Fiat Chrysler working together with Foxconn to develop electric cars?

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Zero Electric Plane

Spark Powered

“It’s a conceptual billboard that [is designed to] arrest people for a moment,” says Doucet. “At At its lowest point of impact, it would make people question, ‘Why aren’t there electric commuter planes?’

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Volvo Cars says early demand for fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD is strong

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Volvo Cars has opened order books for the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD ( earlier post ), the company’s first fully electric car which is based on the best-selling SUV, in selected markets. The company says it has already received “several thousands” of firm orders even before the formal start of sales.

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Diesel damages: Canada slaps VW with new fine for environmental violations

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen AG has been fined a total of C$196.5 million ($150 million) for the environmental effects of dirty diesel vehicles that were part of the automaker’s diesel scandal. That’s a very small amount of the U.S. penalty, which included $2.7

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23 strange things about life in America

Gavin Shoebridge

After moving from New Zealand to the USA in 2019, I noticed some striking cultural differences and curiosities about Americans and life[.]. The post 23 strange things about life in America appeared first on GavinShoebridge.com. __ America life USA

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Tesla Model Y – what we can expect

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Arguably the brand that has done the most for the profile of EVs is Tesla. For many people Tesla is almost a byword for 'electric car', and the brand has had pretty significant success in recent years, led by the Model S and followed-up with the Model X and Model 3.

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Dutch-Belgian truck company orders five Proton HyRange hydrogen fuel-cell systems for refuse trucks; EU project REVIVE

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E-Trucks Europe , a manufacturer of electric-hydrogen hybrid commercial vehicles, has ordered five HyRange fuel cell systems from Proton Motor.

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Toyota Prius was a hybrid trendsetter 15 years ago. Now what?

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The Toyota Prius has already secured a spot as an icon of automotive history and one of the most influential products of this century. It’s also far surpassed Toyota’s initial expectations.

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Pigeon Bot

Spark Powered

This drone uses feathers to control its flight. link]. The post Pigeon Bot appeared first on Spark Powered. drones electric robotics

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Government doubles funding for EV charge points - again

Discover EV

In August last year Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, announced that the government was putting an additional £2.5 million into the fund for installing charge points on residential streets.

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OXIS Energy Li-S cells close to achieving 500Wh/kg; targeting 600Wh/kg with solid-state Li-S technology

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OXIS Energy has successfully tested its Lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery cell prototypes at 471Wh/kg and is confident of achieving 500Wh/kg in the next 12 months.

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Subaru aims for dramatic CO2 cuts: All hybrids and EVs by mid 2030s

Green Car Reports

Outdoorsy, crunchy, and active are surely among the descriptors that Subaru has carefully cultivated into its brand identity and owner base over the years.

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Model 3 drivers age

Supercharged EV

From a bloomberg survey : the M3 drivers main age category is 30 to 40 years old. A car for millenials and Generation Xers

2020 52

DS 7 CROSSBACK E-TENSE 4x4 review

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With a 31 mile range, 300hp and four-wheel drive the quickest and greenest version of DS Automobile’s SUV sounds good on paper. We drive the long-awaited plug-in variant of the 7 CROSSBACK to see if it’s worth the rather steep £47,725 price tag

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Hydrogen Council report finds cost of hydrogen solutions to fall sooner than previously expected

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The Hydrogen Council has published a new report, Path to Hydrogen Competitiveness: A Cost Perspective , demonstrating that the cost of hydrogen solutions will fall sharply within the next decade, sooner than previously expected.

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New Jersey approves $5,000 EV rebate, charging infrastructure, electric transit

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New Jersey made a big move last week to back up its Garden State motto, with one of the greenest state plans for encouraging electric vehicles in the nation.

Model 3 Autonomy record by French Journalists

Supercharged EV

French journalists ( Caradisiac ) drove around Paris every EV on the market till the battery dies. The result : TESLA Model 3 achieved an amazing 772 km with a single charge. source : caradisiac

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New flagship Toyota RAV4 PHEV launched

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Toyota’s latest RAV4 may have been launched nearly a year ago, but in that time its proven just how effective the brand’s gamble on hybrids has been. Of 130,000 new RAV4s ordered since launch in western Europe, 115,000 of them have been hybrids. Now, the D-segment SUV is getting the PHEV treatment

2020 52

Volkswagen’s WeShare electric car-charing expands in Europe, fleet to increase to 8,400 EVs

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WeShare, Volkswagen and ŠKODA’s free-floating electric car sharing service, is to expand into seven more cities in Germany and other European countries in 2020. Prague and Hamburg in the spring are to be followed by Paris, Madrid, Budapest, Munich and Milan in the course of the year.

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Mercedes unfazed by battery-supply issues for EQC, still targeting 50,000 in 2020

Green Car Reports

The Mercedes-Benz EQC electric SUV was originally supposed to be on U.S. streets and highways by now. Daimler called the decision to delay sales in the U.S. until 2021 a strategic one, so it could focus on Europe.

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Arrival EV Delivery Vans

Spark Powered

Arrival has been a “stealth” startup. taking $100M from quiet donors. They have pulled back the veil. sort of. they’ve created a beautiful delivery van but are sparse on the details. link]. The post Arrival EV Delivery Vans appeared first on Spark Powered

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Ford invests big in hybrid and battery production

Discover EV

Ford is speeding up its drive into electrified vehicles with a €42m investment in its Valencia manufacturing plant. Bringing the facility bang up to date will gear it up for production of the forthcoming S-MAX and Galaxy self-charging hybrids

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Bosch boosts stake in SOFC expert Ceres Power to around 18%; possible expansion into SO electrolysis

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Bosch has increased its stake in solid-oxide fuel-cell (SOFC) developer Ceres Power from 3.9% to around 18%. The stake increase is achieved through a subscription by Bosch for new Ceres Power shares, as well as the purchase of further shares from existing shareholders.

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Electric emergency vehicles: Tropos Motors shows how to start small

Green Car Reports

The larger-scale electrification of big, task-oriented municipal vehicles like fire trucks, ambulances, and even dump trucks is bound to happen eventually. Sometimes, the bluntest, heaviest tool for the job really isn’t the best one for the task anyway.

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Aiways to make European debut at Geneva Motor Show

Green Cars News

Aiways, the Shanghai-based manufacturer, will reveal the European version of its all-electric SUV at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show

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Velodyne Will Sell a Lidar for $100

Cars That Think

This one will go into cars driven by human beings. sensors sensors/automotive-sensors

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ORNL advancing LDH sorbent to recover lithium from geothermal brine wastes

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Domestic production of lithium, the lightest of elemental metals, is considered a priority for the US. It is essential for the manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries commonly used for everything from electric vehicles to cell phones and laptops. However, lithium is sourced almost exclusively from other countries, either concentrated using a solar evaporation process from natural brine sources or recovered from ore.

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Volvo to build electric XC90 and its battery packs in South Carolina in 2022

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Volvo revealed in October, amid the preview of the upcoming XC40 Recharge electric crossover, that an electric version of its next-generation XC90 SUV will be built at Volvo’s plant in Ridgeville, South Carolina, near Charleston.

Renault to trial electrified roads so you can charge on the go

Green Cars News

Renault’s INCIT-EV project has announced it will begin trialling the use of contactless induction technology to charge electric vehicles on the move

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Trump Supporter In Audience Interrupts New Greenius One Act At Historic Ruskin Group Theatre As Sold Out Audience Kept Spellbound

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campaign climate change comedy Culture election environmental justice, environmental racism politics Theatre Trump white privilege AJ Davis Joe Galliani LA Cafe Plays Madeline McCuskey Michael W Schwartz Ruskin Group Theatre Sam Jozani

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MAN, Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein and Volkswagen begin pilot of 500 kWh second-life battery in charging network

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In the Bergedorf quarter of Hamburg, a container with a total capacity of approximately 500 kWh has been connected to the depot charging network at the Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) depot.

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In Michigan, Tesla cleared to service its cars—but still not actually sell them

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Tesla’s direct sales-and-service model works beautifully in some states, while in others it’s still definitely a work in progress.

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