Bosch launches new compact electric drive module for light commercial vehicles; debuts at Daimler Truck

Green Car Congress

Bosch is starting volume production of a new drive unit consisting of an electric motor and an integrated inverter for light commercial vehicles. The inverter controls the electric motor and provides the connection to the high-voltage battery.

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Carsbut not light trucksare driven less during the pandemic

Green Car Congress

Therefore, it is not surprising that in 2020, the first year of the pandemic, the annual miles driven per car or light truck (SUV, pickup truck, or van) decreased substantially. Of more interest is the new finding that this reduction was entirely due to a reduced use of cars as opposed to light trucks. Cars and light trucks. Light trucks. Overall, from 2019 to 2020, miles driven per light-duty vehicle decreased by 12%. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research.

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35 states get the green light for $7.5 billion national EV charging network

Green Car Reports

As Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg pointed out in a release, the 35 states given the green light are.

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Actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks: 1966-2019

Green Car Congress

Specifically, this study examines actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks (pickup trucks, SUVs, and vans) from 1966 through 2019. (My million cars and light trucks sold in the United States in 2019 accounted for only 6.7% of all registered cars and light trucks in 2019.).

DOE: light-duty plug-in electrified vehicle sales in US nearly doubled from 2020 to 2021

Green Car Congress

Sales of new light-duty plug-in electric vehicles, including all-electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), nearly doubled from 308,000 in 2020 to 608,000 in 2021, according to data gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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BrightDrop Completes Record-Setting Build of its First Electric Light Commercial Vehicle

EV Obssesion

The post BrightDrop Completes Record-Setting Build of its First Electric Light Commercial Vehicle appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Trucks Electric Vans Electric Vehicles BrightDrop’s ecosystem First Electric Light Commercial Vehicle

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Fourteen States Considering Zero Emission Light-Duty Sales Requirements

EV Obssesion

In September 2020, the governor of California signed an Executive Order requiring zero emissions for all new light-duty passenger vehicles by 2035. Thirteen other states may also be on a path to end sales of new light-duty passenger vehicles powered by internal combustion engines […].

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Green light for Eclipse’s Greenland rare earths exploration plans

Innovation News Network

The post Green light for Eclipse’s Greenland rare earths exploration plans appeared first on Innovation News Network. Australian mineral explorer Eclipse Metals Limited (ASX: EPM) is preparing for a busy 2022 field season in Greenland, analysing the country’s abundance of rare earths.

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QUANTRON presents Q-Light fuel-cell transporter; 3.5t-4.2t range

Green Car Congress

QUANTRON is presenting the Q-Light fuel-cell-electric transporter at the NUFAM trade fair for the commercial vehicle industry in Europe. tonne range, the Q-Light FCEV is unique in Europe. All components of the Q-Light FCEV comply with European safety standards.

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VivoPower Completes $120M Definitive Canadian Distribution Agreement for Tembo Electric Light Vehicles

EV Obssesion

for Acces to distribute electric light vehicles in Canada, using e-LV conversion […]. The post VivoPower Completes $120M Definitive Canadian Distribution Agreement for Tembo Electric Light Vehicles appeared first on EV Obsession.

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HYVIA unveils two new hydrogen light commercial vehicle prototypes

Green Car Congress

Following on the reveal of Renault Master Van H2-TECH last month ( earlier post ), HYVIA has unveiled two new Hydrogen Light Commercial Vehicles prototypes with zero CO 2 tailpipe emissions, increased range, and 5-minute refueling time.

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Light-truck sales declined less during the current pandemic than car sales

Green Car Congress

This note examines the sales of all new light-duty vehicles (cars and light trucks) in the United States in March, April, and May 2020—the first three months of the current pandemic—and compares them with the sales in February 2020. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research.

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Lynas to build US light rare earths separation facility

Green Car Congress

Australia-based Lynas Rare Earths Limited entered into an agreement with the US Government to build a commercial Light Rare Earths separation plant in the United States, through a wholly owned subsidiary, Lynas USA LLC. Should that contract proceed to the next phase, the Texas facility would house both Heavy Rare Earths and Light Rare Earths processing facilities.

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Actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks: 1966-2017

Green Car Congress

Specifically, this study examines actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks (pickup trucks, SUVs, and vans) from 1966 through 2017. However, the starting year of this analysis is 1966 because (1) for 1923 through 1935, fuel-economy information is available only for the entire fleet of all vehicles, and (2) from 1936 through 1965, light trucks were included with other trucks in the relevant statistics.?. of all registered cars and light trucks in 2017.). by Michael Sivak.

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Audi Vrings Traffic Light Information to Los Angeles, New York, & San Francisco

EV Obssesion

The post Audi Vrings Traffic Light Information to Los Angeles, New York, & San Francisco appeared first on EV Obsession. Specific Technologies Traffic Light Information

Leapmotor's Hong Kong IPO gets mainland regulatory green light

CN EV Post

The post Leapmotor's Hong Kong IPO gets mainland regulatory green light appeared first on CnEVPost. Leapmotor applied to list in Hong Kong on March 17, and its prospectus shows it plans to launch eight new models by the end of 2025.

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Poorly timed traffic lights add to greenhouse gas emissions: Here's an estimate of how much

Green Car Reports

Mass adoption of electric vehicles is proceeding slowly, but one way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions today could be addressing poorly timed traffic lights, the traffic data analysis and controls firm Inrix claims.

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Bosch launches new electric drive for light commercial vehicles

Electric Cars Report

Bosch is now starting volume production of a new drive unit for such light commercial vehicles, consisting of an electric motor and an integrated inverter. The […] The post Bosch launches new electric drive for light commercial vehicles appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Audi of America expands Traffic Light Information to include Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA)

Green Car Congress

Audi of America announced an expansion of Traffic Light Information to include Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA), another industry first in vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technologies from the brand. GLOSA can provide speed recommendations to Audi drivers of select 2017 and newer models that can assist drivers in catching the “green wave,” helping to reduce the number of stops at red lights.

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EPA restores California’s authority to enforce greenhouse gas emission standards for cars and light trucks

Green Car Congress

The ACC program is a package of state regulations that set emissions standards for criteria pollutants and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for light-duty vehicles and a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) sales mandate. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reinstated California’s authority under the Clean Air Act to implement its own greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards and zero emission vehicle (ZEV) sales mandate.

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First Hydrogen enters trials with UK fleet consortium; interest from 10 operators in fuel cell light commercial vehicle

Green Car Congress

First Hydrogen has already received expressed interest from 10 fleet operators to trial the company’s two demonstrator hydrogen fuel cell-powered light commercial vehicles (LCV). The announcement coincides with confirmation that First Hydrogen’s two demonstrator hydrogen fuel cell light commercial vehicles (LCV) are scheduled for testing and on-road commissioning starting later this month in the UK. First Hydrogen Corp.

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Tesla FSD Beta 10.69.2 gets green light for all testers with v10.12.2

Teslarati

“Biggest issue they need to address is the failure of the software to slow the car in advance of speed limit changes, traffic lights, and hard turns. gets green light for all testers with v10.12.2 Tesla started rolling out 10.69.2 to some testers Sunday night.

Tesla 2022.20 update includes Green Traffic Light Chime for Autopilot

Teslarati

software update will include Green Traffic Light Chime for Autopilot and Enhanced Autopilot, along with some other neat features. is probably the Green Traffic Light Chime for basic Autopilot and Enhanced Autopilot. “A The Tesla 2022.20

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Restoring Hearing With Beams of Light

Cars That Think

For 15 years, my team at the University of Göttingen, in Germany, has been collaborating with colleagues at the University of Freiburg and beyond to reinvent the cochlear implant in a strikingly counterintuitive way: using light. Then, people all over the world could begin to hear the light.

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NIO ET5, XPeng G9 get regulatory green light for sales in China

CN EV Post

The post NIO ET5, XPeng G9 get regulatory green light for sales in China appeared first on CnEVPost. Deliveries of the NIO ET5 are expected to begin in September, and the XPeng G9 will be officially launched in September.

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GMC Hummer EV review, traffic-light pollution, Porsche synthetic fuels: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Poorly timed traffic lights are adding to emissions. The GMC Hummer EV isn’t a truck for EV fans, but it’s even better than we expected off-road. And Porsche invests more in synthetic fuels. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Biden targets all light federal fleet vehicles to be electric by 2027

Green Car Reports

The White House on Wednesday announced a goal to make all light-duty vehicles in the federal fleet electric by 2027, and to make all federal vehicle acquisitions electric by 2035.

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Carbon Offsets Get a Green Light in Glasgow

Energy Institute at HAAS

One development that has economists talking is an agreement on how … Continue Reading Carbon Offsets Get a Green Light in Glasgow. Provocative new research delivers a carbon offset reality check. There’s lots to unpack from the COP26 meetings in Glasgow.

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Ford, U Mich study finds greater greenhouse gas reductions for pickup truck electrification than for other light-duty vehicles

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Light-duty vehicles, including sedans, SUVs, and pickup trucks, are currently responsible for 58% of US transportation sector emissions. 2022) “The role of pickup truck electrification in the decarbonization of light-duty vehicles” Environ.

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Audi networks with traffic lights in Düsseldorf; “Green wave”

Green Car Congress

Audi is moving ahead with networked traffic lights in Düsseldorf. After Ingolstadt, the city on the Rhine is the second in Europe in which Audi is introducing its Traffic Light Information service. The Audi fleet plays a decisive part in optimizing the traffic light forecasts.

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Hermosa Beach Sees The Light

Creative Greenius

As if from the heavens above, The Word, appeared immaculately and impeccably on some of Hermosa Beach’s signature buildings last night. The forces of darkness who support this dirty, climate wrecking, grotesquery of ugliness of a project might want to buy some of those E&B Blackout Curtains offered by the oil company as their mitigation. You can read books in this building that will teach you why this project is unsafe, unhealthy and a bad deal for Hermosa and the South Bay.

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Volvo Trucks completes LIGHTS Project in Southern California

Electric Cars Report

During the project, which ran from 2019 to 2022 in […] The post Volvo Trucks completes LIGHTS Project in Southern California appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

EIA: EVs and hybrids accounted for 11% of US light-duty vehicle sales in Q4 2021

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In the fourth quarter of 2021, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicles collectively accounted for 11% of light-duty vehicle sales in the United States, according to data from Wards Intelligence, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

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Electrify America offers Ford F-150 Lighting buyers free charging

Teslarati

The post Electrify America offers Ford F-150 Lighting buyers free charging appeared first on TESLARATI. Electrify America announced last week that they would be offering Ford F-150 Lightning buyers a free 250 kWh of fast charging.

Rivian's New Ocean Coast Light Interior Truly Impresses

InsideEVs

Rivian just started offering the new Ocean Coast interior, and some owners may be wishing they waited

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Terrafugia obtains FAA Special Light-Sport Airworthiness Certificate for roadable aircraft; “flying car”

Green Car Congress

has achieved a significant milestone by obtaining an FAA Special Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA) airworthiness certificate for its Transition roadable aircraft. Terrafugia, Inc.

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AAA Foundation study: red light running deaths hit 10-year high

Green Car Congress

More than two people are killed every day on US roads by drivers running through red lights, according to data analysis performed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The most recent crash data available shows 939 people were killed in red light running crashes in 2017—a 10-year high and a 28% increase since 2012. Number of Deaths in Red Light Running Crashes as a Percentage of All Deaths in Crashes at Signalized Intersections, by Year, United States, 2008-2017.

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Penske to Provide Electric Light-Duty Fleet

Green Fleet Magazine

These vehicles will be used for regional product deliveries in California, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington state

Audi introducing V2I Traffic Light Information service in Europe

Green Car Congress

Audi is introducing the vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service “Traffic Light Information” in Europe. From July, Audi will network new models with the traffic lights in Ingolstadt/Germany; further European cities will follow from 2020 onwards. Equipped cars will be more likely to catch a “green wave” in the city; Audi drivers will see in the cockpit what speed is required to reach the next traffic light on a green.

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Tesla expands Green Traffic Light Chime – cutting down on road rage

Electrek

Tesla is bringing its Green Light Chime feature, which previously was only for people with the Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta to most of its cars, helping cut down on road rage at traffic lights.

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U.S. light-vehicle gross sales anticipated to stagnate with pent-up demand ‘rapidly disappearing’

Baua Electric

light-vehicle gross sales stay in decrease gear because the third quarter winds down, whereas slumping shopper sentiment threatens an additional downshift.

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Volvo LIGHTS Ends – A New Era Dawns

Green Fleet Magazine

The ambitious Volvo LIGHTS collaborative BEV project has ended with lessons learned and new goals set for electric truck operation on the West Coast

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Rivian R1T charging status light bar spotted in the wild

Teslarati

Rivian’s status charging light bar was seen in action while an R1T pickup truck was charging in an Electrify America station in Glendale, CA. A clear picture of Rivian’s status charging light bar was shared on the Rivian forums.

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