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The US’s largest heavy-duty electric truck microgrid is powered by… natural gas

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Southern California’s largest heavy-duty electric truck charging depot, powered by the US’s largest electric truck microgrid, is now online and fueled by natural gas.

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Mercedes-AMG, Garrett developing 48V electric exhaust gas turbocharger

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An electric exhaust gas turbocharger, which in future will be used for the first time in a series production model, is already in the final stages of development. This electronically-controlled electric motor drives the compressor wheel before this accepts the exhaust gas flow.

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New Mercedes-AMG SL 43 features engine with electric exhaust gas turbocharger derived directly from Formula 1

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liter turbocharged M139 engine featuring an electric exhaust gas turbocharger. The turbocharger is operated via the 48-volt electrical system, which also feeds the belt-driven starter-generator (RSG). An electric motor around 1.6 An electric motor around 1.6

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Mercedes-AMG entry-level SL 43 features electric exhaust gas turbocharger from Formula 1 for the first time in production vehicle

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The SL 43 features an M139 in-line two-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine with an electric exhaust gas turbocharger—used for the first time in a production vehicle. The turbocharger is operated via the 48-volt electrical system, which also feeds the belt-driven starter-generator (RSG).

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Swedish bus operator orders 8 electric, 42 natural gas Solaris buses

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Solaris has signed a contract for the supply of 50 zero-emission and low emission buses to bus operator Vy Buss AB: eight electric buses and 42 natural-gas-fueled units. The Solaris 12 electric will be fitted with 200 kWh Solaris High Energy batteries. The buses running on compressed natural gas meet the Euro 6 norm.

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Why gas bikes just can’t compete with electric motorcycles in the summer

Electrek

For gas motorcycle riders, a scorching hot planet isn’t the only immediate source of discomfort outside. The benefit of riding electric is two-fold… more… Summer is coming in hot, and the impending heat is set to once again break the prior year’s record-breaking temperatures.

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Kentucky electric cars now pay two taxes where gas cars only pay one

Electrek

As of January 1st, Kentucky has implemented not one but two new taxes on electric vehicles, both of which are individually higher than what gas vehicles pay on similar units of energy. more… The post Kentucky electric cars now pay two taxes where gas cars only pay one appeared first on Electrek.

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