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CharIN response to Tesla opening its North America Charging Standard

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In November, Tesla opened its EV charging connector design—called the North American Charging Standard (NACS)—to charging network operators and vehicle manufacturers. and its CharIN North America Chapter (operating as CharIN Inc.), Earlier post.) Now, the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN e.V.) issued a response.

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Hertz, bp collaborate to accelerate EV charging in North America

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Hertz has a national footprint of locations across North America suitable for bp pulse to build and manage a network of fast-charging hubs to serve Hertz customers, including taxi and ride sharing drivers, as well as the general public.

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Toyota North America joins Auto/Steel Partnership

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Toyota Motor North America has joined the Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP).

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Resource report concludes Galvanic’s lithium prospect among most prolific in North America

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A recently completed resource report has validated Galvanic Energy’s Smackover prospect as one of the largest lithium brine resources in North America, with sufficient lithium to produce enough batteries for 50 million electric vehicles.

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Snow Lake Lithium calls for the creation of a complete electric vehicle ecosystem across North America

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Canada-based Snow Lake Lithium has outlined the need to create a comprehensive electric vehicle ecosystem across North America to protect the future of its domestic automotive industry.

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Battery Resourcers to open North America’s largest Li-ion battery recycling facility by August

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Our Covington facility will be the largest in North America this summer, but we encourage development of recycling facilities even larger than this one.

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Volvo Trucks North America introduces I-Torque; up to 31% increase in fuel-efficient speed range

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Volvo Trucks North America is introducing the Volvo I-Torque. —Johan Agebrand, director of product marketing at Volvo Trucks North America.

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VinFast combines Canadian and US business operations into VinFast North America

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Vietnamese EV maker VinFast announced the consolidation of its Canadian and US strategic business and management operations into a single unit, to be called, VinFast North America. Electric Car News VinFast VinFast North America

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Honda begins production of 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid in North America

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All three plants producing CR-V in North America—HCM, IAP and ELP—worked in close collaboration with the Anna Engine Plant (AEP) and the Honda Transmission Plant in Ohio (TMP-O), which are responsible for the all-new powertrain for the latest Honda electrified vehicle.

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Daimler Truck’s all-electric Freightliner eCascadia enters series production in North America

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Built on the best-selling heavy-duty truck platform in North America, the new battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia provides customers with a zero-emission version of the industry-leading Cascadia. After the introduction of the Mercedes-Benz eActros last year and the Mercedes-Benz eEconic later this year, the Freightliner eCascadia is the next product to feature the in-house developed ePowertrain in connection with Daimler Truck North America’s Detroit brand.

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Goodyear introduces its first EV replacement tire in North America: ElectricDrive GT

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched the new ElectricDrive GT, Goodyear’s first replacement tire in North America tuned for electric vehicles (EVs). —David Reese, vice president, Product Development, Goodyear Americas.

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Proterra sells more than 1,000 electric buses in North America

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With Broward County’s purchase, Proterra has now sold more than 1,000 battery-electric transit buses in North America. Introduced in September, the Proterra ZX5 features the most energy storage and longest drive range of any 40-foot electric bus available in North America today. Proterra announced that Broward County Transit (BCT) has agreed to purchase 12 40-foot Proterra ZX5 battery-electric transit buses with 660 kWh of onboard energy and the DuoPower drivetrain.

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Volvo Group and Pilot Company to partner for charging network in North America

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The Volvo Group and North American-based Pilot Company have signed a Letter of Intent for the development of public, high-performing charging infrastructure for medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles.

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Report: Small VW EV, battery plant considered for North America

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for the North American market, and it's considering a battery plant in Ontario, according to German business daily Handelsblatt. Volkswagen has approved an EV slotting below the ID.4

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Daimler Truck North America and Cummins collaborate to upfit Freightliner Cascadia with hydrogen fuel cell powertrains

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Cummins and Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America, are collaborating to upfit and validate Freightliner Class 8 Cascadia trucks with a Cummins hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for use in North America. Daimler Truck North America is a subsidiary of Daimler Truck Holding AG (DTG), one of the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers.

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VinFast combines US and Canadian business operations into VinFast North America

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Vietnamese EV automaker VinFast has announced that its business and management operations in Canada will now work alongside an HQ established in the US to form VinFast North America.

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ADL unveils its first electric three-axle double-deck bus for North America: Enviro500EV CHARGE

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NFI), unveiled its first electric three-axle double deck bus for North America. The Enviro500EV CHARGE is the North American all-electric version of the world’s best-selling double deck bus, and is produced by NFI subsidiary Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL).

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Maersk orders 110 more Volvo VNR Electric trucks for North America

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Volvo Trucks in North America has won an order for 110 Volvo VNR Electric trucks from the global logistics company Maersk. The Volvo VNR Electric is produced in Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley plant in Virginia, which is the exclusive producer of all Volvo trucks in North America.

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Antelope Valley Transit Authority first all-electric transit agency in North America

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On 16 March 2022, the Antelope Valley Transit Authority Board of Directors, along with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), hosted a celebration recognizing AVTA becoming the first all-electric transit agency in North America.

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Romios Gold: Furthering copper and gold exploration in North America

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The post Romios Gold: Furthering copper and gold exploration in North America appeared first on Innovation News Network. Mineral Exploration specialist Romios Gold has made significant progress with copper and gold exploration in Nevada.

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Hyundai reveals IONIQ 5 EV for North America

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IONIQ 5 will initially be sold in Hyundai stores in the 10 zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) states plus Texas, Florida, Illinois, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Arizona followed by a broader rollout in 2022.

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Volkswagen Group and Canada aim to advance sustainable battery supply chain in North America

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PowerCo, the newly founded battery company of the Group, has a central role in these efforts and will drive forward the planned cooperation in the fields of battery value creation, raw materials supply chains and cathode material production in the North American region. In addition, there are plans to establish a dedicated Gigafactory in North America.

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Cummins to introduce 15-liter natural gas engine for North America; basis for hydrogen engine under development

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Cummins Inc. will bring to market a 15-liter natural gas engine for heavy-duty trucks. The 15-liter natural gas engine is an important part of Cummins strategy for its path to zero emissions.

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Mercedes-Benz to launch global branded high-power charging network, starting in North America with €1B investment

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Mercedes-Benz plans to launch a global high-power charging network across North America, Europe, China and other key markets. At CES 2023 in Las Vegas, Mercedes-Benz announced that the rollout of its high-power charging network will start this year in North America. By 2027, a network totaling more than 400 hubs across North America with more than 2,500 high-power chargers is planned to offer a premium, sustainable and reliable charging experience.

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New Flyer unveils Xcelsior AV: North America’s first automated heavy-duty transit bus

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New Flyer of America unveiled the Xcelsior AV automated transit bus, now in motion at Robotic Research, LLC in Maryland.

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Enel North America launches retail energy in Texas

Electrek

Enel North America today announced the launch of its retail energy business , and it’s going to kick off in Texas. The post Enel North America launches retail energy in Texas appeared first on Electrek.

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Hyundai North America joins Shell Hydrogen’s Project Neptune to grow hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California

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Hyundai Motor North America (HMNA) has joined Equilon Enterprises LLC (d/b/a Shell Oil Products US), also referred to as Shell Hydrogen, in Project Neptune to grow the hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California. —Olabisi Boyle, vice president of Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Hyundai Motor North America.

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Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta is now available to all owners in North America

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Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta is now available to all owners who ordered the Full Self-Driving package in North America. The post Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta is now available to all owners in North America appeared first on Electrek.

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Volkswagen May Build Sub-ID.4 Electric SUV In North America

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Could the new model be the VW ID.3 SUV the automaker first mentioned in October 2022

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New Tesla Supercharger stations announced in North America, Europe & Asia

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Tesla announced new Supercharger stations in North America, Europe, and Asia. The following are the new Supercharger stations in North America. . The post New Tesla Supercharger stations announced in North America, Europe & Asia appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Heliox and PACCAR Parts partner to deliver mobile DC chargers to PACCAR’s electric trucks in North America

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Heliox, a global leader in DC charging systems for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, announced a supply agreement with PACCAR Parts to support the rollout of PACCAR’s electric vehicles.

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Trillium completes construction of largest hydrogen transit refueling station in North America

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Trillium has completed construction of the largest hydrogen transit refueling station in North America.

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Honda and General Motors sign MoU toward establishing a strategic alliance in North America

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General Motors and Honda today signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) following extensive preliminary discussions toward establishing a North American automotive alliance.

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Nissan expands R&D with new Safety Advancement Lab in North America

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Nissan has expanded its Michigan-based engineering center, Nissan Technical Center North America (NTCNA), with a more than $40-million Safety Advancement Lab for vehicle safety testing.

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Toyota Motor North America selects Cerence Browse to bring search engine-level intelligence into cars

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Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) has selected Cerence Browse, Cerence’s AI-powered, cloud-based content domain, to bring the power and intelligence of internet search engines directly into Toyota and Lexus vehicles in its next-generation multimedia system.

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Enel X launches new electric mobility business in North America

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Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, launched its new electric mobility unit in North America by integrating the company’s US-based electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions subsidiary, formerly known as eMotorWerks, into the Enel X brand. Enel X holds the leading position in demand response programmes globally, with more than 6 GW of demand response capacity currently managed and assigned in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania.

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American Lithium Minerals advances mineral exploration projects across North America

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The post American Lithium Minerals advances mineral exploration projects across North America appeared first on Innovation News Network. As nickel and manganese are essential to national security, AMLM are advancing their mineral exploration projects to find these commodities.

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Redwood Materials aims to recycle all VW and Audi EV batteries in North America

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Volkswagen Group of America is the latest automaker to team up with Redwood Materials for battery recycling. Redwood will be the designated recycler for all VW EV batteries in North America, as well as those from the Audi luxury brand, the companies said Tuesday in a press release.

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Exclusive: Tesla’s head of China takes over sales in North America

Electrek

Tesla’s head of China, Tom Zhu, has taken over responsibilities for sales, service, and deliveries in North America, according to sources familiar with the matter. The post Exclusive: Tesla’s head of China takes over sales in North America appeared first on Electrek.

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The largest landfill solar project in North America is now complete

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The largest landfill solar project in North America, a 25.6 The post The largest landfill solar project in North America is now complete appeared first on Electrek.

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Volvo Trucks North America demonstrates pilot electric VNR models; Volvo LIGHTS

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Volvo Trucks North America offered a first look at its Class 8 battery-electric project trucks during an exclusive event at TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, California.

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Tesla is now only taking Cybertruck reservations in North America

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Tesla has decided to close reservations for the Cybertruck in Europe and Asia, and it is now only taking reservations for the electric pickup truck in North America, where the vehicle is expected to come next year.

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California’s Foothill Transit adds 13 New Flyer hydrogen fuel-cell-electric buses; largest fuel cell fleet in North America

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This addition to Foothill Transit’s initial order of 20 fuel cell-electric buses, announced in October, now establishes North America’s largest fleet of hydrogen fuel cell-electric buses. Foothill Transit is based in West Covina, California, operating one of the largest fleets of electric buses in America and providing fixed-route service in the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys.