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Lightning eMotors adds production capacity, space to meet growing demand from fleets for EVs

Green Car Congress

Lightning eMotors, a leading provider of commercial electric vehicles for fleets, is expanding to meet the growing demand for EVs from commercial and government fleets. Three and a half years ago, Lightning eMotors moved its headquarters, manufacturing, and research and development into the nearly one-million-square-foot campus that was formerly used by Hewlett-Packard/Agilent in southwest Loveland, Colorado.

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2021 Mustang Mach-E: How fast does the Ford EV charge up on road trips?

Green Car Reports

Longer road trips are now possible with nearly all U.S.-market electric cars, thanks to rather long range ratings and DC fast charging along major highways. Each EV has a different combination of those two things, though. Getting ready for electric road trips means being realistic about both of those sets of numbers—about highway range, and.

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We Drove @Chevron Out Of Staples Center, Now Let’s Drive Them Out Of Business Before They Kill Your Kids For Profit. No #JustTransition For Their Mercenary White Nationalist Workforce

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New electric vehicle models coming in 2021

Plug in America

ABI Research released their 2021 Trend Report and determined that 2021 will be a pivotal year for EVs. With new electric vehicle adoption policies and bans on internal combustion engines rising around the world, the pressure to develop new EV models is also rising. . While there are dozens of new EV models that are in the works and delivery dates often shift, below are new EV models that are anticipated to be released this year.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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T&E: Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands lead deployments of zero-emission buses in Europe

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Denmark leads the way when it comes to putting zero-emission urban buses on the streets in Europe, with 78% of new vehicles being electric, according to the latest data from green NGO Transport & Environment. In Luxembourg and the Netherlands about two-thirds of new buses were zero-emissions. T&E said other EU countries now have a chance to catch up by including emissions-free buses in the Covid recovery plans they must submit to the European Commission by the end of April.

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Electric VW Microbus revival will arrive in US in 2023

Green Car Reports

The electric Volkswagen Microbus will arrive to the U.S. market in 2023, Volkswagen of America CEO Scott Keogh said in a recent interview with Automotive News. Based on the VW ID Buzz concept first shown in 2017, the electric Microbus was originally reported as slated to arrive in 2022. Turns out it still will launch in Germany in 2022, but given.

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China December 2020

EV Sales

9.4% share in (another) Record Month If the overall Chinese market ended the year on a positive note (+12% YoY), plugins ended with a record month, growing by 50% YoY in in the last month of the year, to a record 224,000 units, and this time it were PHEVs that grew faster (+108%), than BEVs (+42%), but despite this recent uptick from plugin hybrids, BEVs ended owning 80% of the market, which, incidentally, was the same score of 2019, so it seems plugin hybrids have found their corner of the mark

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Australian researchers develop new hybrid plasma electrocatalytic process to produce green ammonia

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Chemical engineers at UNSW Sydney and University of Sydney have developed a hybrid plasma electrocatalytic process for the production of sustainable (“green”) ammonia. The method makes green ammonia from air, water and renewable electricity and does not require the high temperatures, high pressure and huge infrastructure currently needed to produce this essential compound.

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BP partner StoreDot produces cells with 5-minute fast-charging tech

Green Car Reports

Isareli startup StoreDot has long promised a Holy Grail of battery technology: a battery that can recharge in about the same amount of time it takes to pump gasoline. Now the startup is delivering the first samples of its so-called "five-minute charge" lithium-ion battery cells. The sample cells were produced to show off the technology to.

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Take His F **g Shoes Now!

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

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Mercedes-Benz EQA revealed

Discover EV

Mercedes has unveiled the details and final look of its first compact and entry-level EV – the EQA. Set to go on sale in the spring as the base level car in an eight model, EQ-branded battery electric vehicle range, it will enter the growing premium small electric SUV segment.

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ACEA study finds 100-fold increase in zero-emission trucks needed in EU fleet in 10 years to meet goals

Green Car Congress

A new study by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has found that there are currently 6.2 million medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles on the EU’s roads, the average age of which is 13 years. Almost 98% of all these trucks run on diesel, according to the 2021 Vehicles in Use report. Just some 2,300—or 0.04% of the total fleet—are zero-emission trucks.

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GM plans to build EV600 electric van in Canada

Green Car Reports

GM announced late Friday that it plans to produce the EV600 electric van at its Ingersoll, Ontario plant, starting in late 2021. The EV600 was revealed earlier this week, as part of a new BrightDrop commercial vehicle unit, and the production announcement channels US$800 million toward the plant, under a tentative agreement with the Unifor labor.

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Terrorist Tumors Upset About Chemo

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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Germany December 2020

EV Sales

27% share! Open the Plugin Gates! The German automotive market has opened the flood gates to plugin vehicles, with December setting yet another record month, with a little less than 83,000 units, PEVs scored an amazing 27% share (14% BEV) in December, making Germany the largest PEV market outside China, beating even the USA by a wide margin (394k vs 330k).

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TRI and Stanford working to combine vehicle automation with AI algorithms inspired by professional drift drivers

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Researchers at Toyota Research Institute (TRI) are conducting research with Stanford’s Dynamic Design Lab into how to bring together the instincts of professional drift drivers and automated driving technology. Thee goal is to design a new level of active safety technology and share it broadly so that Toyota and other auto manufacturers can deploy it on the road.

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VW CEO teases Trinity project to rival Tesla, revamp Wolfsburg plant for EVs

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess finally joined Twitter this week, and he's making up for lost time. After teasing Tesla CEO Elon Musk about VW's EV sales success in Europe, Diess hinted at a new electric-car project. Trinity will be the next EV development program after Neo, VW's internal codename for the program that led to the ID family of.

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Deliveries of Mach-E Stall

The Truth About Cars

According to macheclub.com, the arrival of your Ford mock ‘Stang may be delayed, although no reason had been given until now, when the enthusiast site reached out to Ford for comment. “As part of our commitment to delivering high-quality vehicles, we are conducting additional quality checks on several hundred Mustang Mach-E models built before dealer shipments […].

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Sony’s VISION-S is becoming a reality

Discover EV

At CES 2020, Sony launched its VISION-S prototype – an EV which was created to demonstrate a host of new autonomous and AI systems developed by the technology giant. At the time we weren’t sure whether Sony would push forward with production, but a year down the line the VISION-S is being tested in Europe.

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Mercedes-Benz introduces the EQA: entry-level to the electric EQ vehicle family

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz has introduced the EQA, the new entry-level model to the all-electric world of Mercedes-EQ vehicles. The EQA is the first all-electric member of the compact car vehicle from Mercedes-Benz. A close relation of the GLA, it delivers all the characteristics of that vehicle, combined in this case with an efficient electric power train. The EQA is being launched as the EQA 250 (combined electrical consumption: 15.7 kWh/100 km) with 140 kW and a range according to WLTP of 426 kilometers (

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Report: Emissions gains from EVs in 2020 were canceled out by added emissions from SUVs

Green Car Reports

Added emissions from SUVs cancelled out emissions reductions by electric cars in 2020, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). Emissions from SUVs increased last year, even as overall carbon emissions decreased due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Overall emissions fell 7%—the largest drop in history.

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Donny Dictator Departs As Democracy Prevails

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Governor Baker - your climate bill veto was based on bad accounting

Green Energy Consumers

On January 14, Governor Baker pocket vetoed Senate Bill 2995, An Act Creating a Next Generation Roadmap for Climate Policy. The bill was passed by the legislature too late in the session to override the veto. The governor wrote a five-page letter of explanation that we did not find persuasive. Already, the bill has been refiled and we are optimistic that the bill will be passed again and , if it is vetoed, the legislature will override.

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Rolls-Royce supplying two mtu gas engines for first LNG-hybrid tugboat

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Rolls-Royce is supplying two mtu 16V 4000 M55RN gas engines to Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard for the construction of the first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-hybrid powered tug. This is the first LNG-hybrid tug to be powered by mtu gas engines. Designed by LMG Marin (Norway), part of the Sembcorp Marine group, to deliver 65T Bollard Pull (BP) with ABS Class, the LNG-hybrid tug is estimated to be completed in the later part of 2021.

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The vanlife electric: Nissan e-NV200 Winter Camper concept

Green Car Reports

If you're going to build a camper van, why not make it electric? The Nissan e-NV200 Winter Camper concept shows how an electric van can be converted into a home away from home. The modified van is equipped with a 220-volt battery to power onboard accessories, which can be recharged using a roof-mounted solar panel. Inside, you get a refrigerator.

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Review: Toyota GR Yaris

Green Cars News

There might be quicker cars to cross a country in, but I can’t think of one that engages in the same way, that connects with you and lets you feel as if you’re a genuine part of the driving experience.

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EV charging behaviour under the spotlight could lead to reduced costs

Schneider Electric EVs

With electric vehicle usage continuing an upwards trend in Australia, the presence of these vehicles on our roads and in our driveways will soon be commonplace. In order to understand. Read more ». The post EV charging behaviour under the spotlight could lead to reduced costs appeared first on Schneider Electric Blog.

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EV charging network builder Volta announces $125M in Series D funding

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Volta, a builder of commerce-centric electric vehicle (EV) charging networks, announced an oversubscribed Series D financing of $125 million. Goldman Sachs acted as exclusive placement agent to the company in connection with the financing. Volta builds and operates an EV charging network with the highest utilization in the United States. Strategically placed in front of essential businesses such as grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and hospitals, Volta’s EV network supports a larger consumer tre

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How will California get to all-electric by 2035? It starts by breaking down barriers

Green Car Reports

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order last September to have all new passenger car and truck sales in the state be all-electric by 2035. With a new President no longer focused on denying California its Clean Air Act waiver, the electric-car industry group Veloz has rolled out a campaign that attempts to break down the barriers.

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All-electric Citroen e-Berlingo to launch in 2021

Green Cars News

Citroen has revealed details of its all-electric e-Berlingo – a small van that’ll be available later this year and offer an alternative to the Renault Kangoo ZE.

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Who Pays for EV Charging Stations?

EV Connect

As electric vehicles become more common, many employers are facing questions of when and how to add commercial charging stations to their properties. With an increasing number of employees in need of a place to “refuel” during the workday, and news of the EV tax credit extending through 2021 , this amenity is quickly shifting from an added perk to a competitive necessity.

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IDTechEx: NiMH batteries still dominant in full hybrids, largely due to Toyota

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While the lithium-ion battery is dominant in battery-electric vehicles, NiMH batteries are still the most common in full hybrid vehicles (HEVs), according to a new report—“ Full Hybrid Electric Vehicle Markets 2021-2041 ”—from IDTechEx. Toyota is the ruling OEM in the global HEV car market, with more than 60% market share in 2019. Other manufacturers have started to eat into this share over the years, but Toyota still reigns supreme.

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Electric Mustang, Hummer, and…Corvette: Which icons shouldn’t go all-electric?

Green Car Reports

According to a Thursday report from Bloomberg, GM is working on a program that would expand its Corvette sports-car nameplate to a brand of at least two vehicles, including an electric crossover SUV that might arrive in the later half of the decade. General Motors refers to the program as Project R, according to the report, and it hasn’t yet.

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Our visit to BGauss factory & B8 Electric Scooter Report

Plug In India

By Atul Gopal The PluginIndia team got an opportunity to visit the factory of the BGauss, the Mumbai based electric scooter brand. We also got to spend time with their flagship electric scooter BGauss B8. In this blog, i give my thoughts on the company and the scooter. Lets Ride BGauss B8 : Video After a lot of red tapism by Bombay HO, we were invited to collect the scooter from the Chakan factory.