Renault Trucks creates Used Parts Factory

Green Car Congress

To reduce natural resource usage and its trucks’ environmental impact, Renault Trucks (part of the Volvo Group) is taking steps to transition its industrial operations to a circular-economy approach. End-of-life Renault Trucks will enter the Used Parts Factory to be dismantled.

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Ford continues to battle parts shortage, reassures investors

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Ford ( NYSE: F ) continues to battle parts shortages that have plagued the global automotive industry for two and a half years. Ford has published a press release stating that the company is continuing to battle the ongoing parts shortage and rising parts costs due to inflation.

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DOE awarding $1.6B to 11 battery materials separation and processing projects as part of $2.8B funding

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As part of the fluorinated solutions business group of Orbia, a publicly traded global corporation with total revenues of $8.7 The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a combined $2.8

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DOE awarding $1.16B to 9 battery component manufacturing projects as part of $2.8B funding

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a combined $2.8 billion to 21 projects to expand domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and the electrical grid and for materials and components currently imported from other countries. Earlier post.) Of that, $1.16

ArcelorMittal, Gestamp successfully trial low-carbon emissions steel in car parts

Green Car Congress

ArcelorMittal and Tier 1 automotive supplier Gestamp have successfully trialed the use of low-carbon emissions steel for use in car parts that will ultimately be used in the production of vehicles in Spain and throughout Europe.

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DOE awarding $1.16B to 9 battery component manufacturing projects as part of $2.8B funding

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a combined $2.8 billion to 21 projects to expand domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and the electrical grid and for materials and components currently imported from other countries. Earlier post.) Of that, $1.16

Three-part catalyst study advances conversion of CO2 to ethanol

Green Car Congress

They also discovered why this three-part interface is successful. An international collaboration of scientists has taken a significant step toward the realization of a nearly “green” zero-net-carbon technology that can efficiently convert CO 2 and hydrogen into ethanol.

Audi car part confused for a bomb, entire building evacuated: Details here

Baua Electric

Audi car part that was confused for an explosive device, was a timing belt tensioner. The post Audi car part confused for a bomb, entire building evacuated: Details here appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. News Audi Car part luxury car

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Toyoda Gosei develops cellulose nanofiber-reinforced plastic for automotive parts

Green Car Congress

Toyoda Gosei has developed a cellulose nanofiber (CNF)-reinforced plastic with the aim of reducing CO 2 over the lifecycle of automotive components, from raw material procurement and production to recycling and disposal.

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Ford Bronco Sport first to feature parts made of 100% recycled ocean plastic

Green Car Congress

Ford has become the first automaker to use 100% recycled ocean plastics to produce automotive parts. The strength and durability of the nylon material equals that of previously used petroleum-based parts but with a 10% cost savings and requiring less energy to produce.

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DOE awarding $75K to Cirba to expand battery recycling as part of $2.8B funding

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding a combined $2.8 billion to 21 projects to expand domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and the electrical grid and for materials and components currently imported from other countries. Earlier post.)

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Volvo Cars divests its holding in Aurobay to Geely Holding; to be part of new Renault-Geely powertrain company

Green Car Congress

Aurobay will become part of the new global company specializing in hybrid and low- emission powertrains being formed by Renault and Geely. Volvo Cars has a strategic direction to become fully electric by 2030 and shape the future of mobility. In line with those strategic ambitions, Volvo Cars will divest its 33% holding in Aurobay to Geely Holding. Earlier post.). The divestment is yet another important step in Volvo Cars’ transformation towards becoming a fully electric car manufacturer.

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Deutsche Post DHL Group introduces Green Carrier Certification as part of its sustainability roadmap

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As part of its sustainability roadmap, Deutsche Post DHL Group aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to below 29 million tons by 2030 and net-zero by 2050.

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Hyundai Mobis building third core EV parts plant in Korea

Green Car Congress

Hyundai Mobis is building its third core parts plant for electric vehicles in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, following plants in Chungju and Ulsan. From the second half of next year, the new plant is expected to mass-produce 150,000 EV-specific module parts per year. Hyundai Mobis’ investment in the Pyeongtaek plant is in line with the company’s strategy of leading the electric vehicle core parts market.

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CSIRO receives $1 million in funding for hydrogen refueling station as part of VH2

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Construction will take place as part of the development of VH2—a new hydrogen production and storage demonstration facility, where CSIRO, Swinburne and their partners will test real world uses for hydrogen technology.

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VW, Mahindra deepen EV part cooperation

Baua Electric

FRANKFURT — Volkswagen Group and Mahindra and Mahindra will increase their cooperation and have signed a Time period Sheet settlement, beneath which VW will provide electrical parts from its MEB. The post VW, Mahindra deepen EV part cooperation appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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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.

Automakers and suppliers part of DOE Better Climate Challenge

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a commitment from more than 90 companies and organizations to reduce their Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 through DOE’s Better Climate Challenge. This national public-private partnership calls on organizations across the country to set portfolio-wide greenhouse gas reduction targets and share their innovative solutions and best practices with partners and across industries.

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Desktop Metal qualifies 4140 low-alloy steel for high-volume additive manufacturing of end-use parts with the Production System

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Desktop Metal is the first and only company to qualify 4140 low-alloy steel for use with metal binder jetting systems, enabling its use in mass production end-use part applications. million per year at a fully burdened part cost as low as $2.45.

Tesla delays deliveries due to missing charge port part

Electrek

Tesla appears to have a serious supply issue when it comes to its charging port electronic control unit (ECU) since many owners are reporting delays in deliveries due to the missing part. The post Tesla delays deliveries due to missing charge port part appeared first on Electrek.

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Motherson Group collaborating with UBQ to bring carbon-negative thermoplastics into auto parts

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The companies are joining efforts to implement the carbon-negative UBQ thermoplastic ( earlier post ) into auto parts manufactured by Motherson Group for the automotive industry. Adding as little as 10% UBQ GHG to a part can immediately transform it into a carbon-neutral product.

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Wallbox’s Pulsar Plus home EV chargers now available for purchase at NAPA Auto Parts

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Wallbox, a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management solutions worldwide, announced a strategic partnership with NAPA Auto Parts, a premier retail auto parts reseller in the US.

Rivian charging network will be partly proprietary, partly patchwork

Green Car Reports

Rivian has begun work on its own charging network, with a "two-tier" strategy that will include DC fast charging and slower AC charging, CEO RJ Scaringe said in an interview with TechCrunch.

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Nissan launches lightweight aluminum technology in Europe on new Qashqai; 2nd global model with parts from closed-loop recycling

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The new Qashqai follows the new Rogue sold in North America as the second global model for Nissan to feature aluminum parts produced with the closed-loop recycling process.

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How the world’s largest auto parts supplier is evolving its business for the EV era

Electrek

I was invited to tour Bosch’s Charleston, South Carolina, facility to see firsthand the evolution of the world’s largest auto parts supplier as the industry transitions to electric vehicles.

Hyundai Motor Group invests in startup BOS Semiconductors as part of larger automotive semiconductor strategy

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Hyundai Motor Group hsa invested in BOS (Best Of Silicon) Semiconductors, a fabless startup based in Korea that designs system-on-chip (SoC) solutions. With a Custom Automotive SOC as a foundation, BOS is planning product lines that will span all areas of automotive SOC including autonomous driving, Gateway, and HPC (Mega-MCU). BOS intends to extend its product lines to robotic and UAM technologies based on its advancement in the automotive sector.

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Plug Power invited to submit Part II Application for proposed $520M DOE loan guarantee for green hydrogen production network

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has been invited to submit a Part II Application for a loan guarantee under the US Department of Energy (DOE) Title XVII Loan Guarantee Program. Plug Power says it will work closely with the DOE to fulfill the requirements of Part II of the application process. Plug Power Inc.

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NIO ET7 production faces parts availability constraints, CEO says

CN EV Post

NIO had hoped that ET7 deliveries would come to a higher level in July, but parts availability has caused thousands of ET7s that could have been delivered to not be delivered. The post NIO ET7 production faces parts availability constraints, CEO says appeared first on CnEVPost.

1996 chevy s-10 conversion (part 2)

DIY Electric Car

1996 chevy s-10 conversion (part 2). After a long summer break, it is time to get back to my project. I feel like the old build thread had a lot of pre-amble before I even got to any building, so I am going to start a fresh topic. For anyone who has not been following along, I thought I would summarize the progress to date. Jan 2020: Bought my donor vehicle, a 1996 chevy S-10. Feb 2020: Bought a Tesla/Mercedes battery pack. Originally rated at 36kwh in 12x 7s modules.

Rare earths: An essential part of the green energy revolution

Innovation News Network

The post Rare earths: An essential part of the green energy revolution appeared first on Innovation News Network. Mining and minerals exploration specialist American Lithium Minerals shares updates from its Kingman and Hicks Dome rare earths projects.

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3 interesting updates from Tesla’s AI Day part 2

Teslarati

The post 3 interesting updates from Tesla’s AI Day part 2 appeared first on TESLARATI. Tesla held its second AI Day last night and a lot was revealed including a working prototype of the Optimus Bot.

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Being Part of the EV Revolution

Sema Connect

The post Being Part of the EV Revolution appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations. For Eric Smith, driving an EV isn’t just about improving the environment – it’s about embracing technology and reducing our reliance on oil.

Honda dealers want to be a part of Honda’s newest venture

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Honda dealerships that want to be part of the buying process of the vehicles. Ford, in particular, has become infamous for its problem with dealer markups and its strict new policies allowing dealerships to remain part of its sales system but with new and stringent regulations.

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NERC: high probability of insufficient resources to meet electricity demand as early as Summer 2022 in parts of US

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Findings from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC’s) 2021 Long-Term Reliability Assessment (LTRA) indicate there is a high probability of insufficient resources and energy to serve electricity demand, as early as Summer 2022, in many parts of the Western Interconnection.

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BMW Group spare parts logistics center piloting autonomous transport platforms

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The BMW Group’s worldwide spare parts logistics center in Dingolfing has recently started piloting autonomous transport platforms. The electrically powered AutoBox helps to move incoming spare parts efficiently from the freight dock to the warehouse. The aim of the AutoBox pilot project is to automate long distances in the Dynamics Center using the transport platform and to connect more distant parts of the building. Humans load the AutoBox with incoming parts.

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Dodge performance parts boost future muscle car EVs horsepower with 800V Banshee system

Electrek

Dodge’s performance parts portfolio, or Dodge Direct Connection as it’s called, unveiled an idea of what we can expect for six of the nine power levels in its upcoming EV muscle car set to begin production in 2024.

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NDEW wrap-up (Part II)

Electric Auto Association

Amazing NDEW Events around the country! NDEW event in Thornburg, Virginia. Last month, we highlighted National Drive Electric Week events in the Southwest, the far Northwest, and the lower Northwest. This month, we look in three additional directions.

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Diakont part of ARPA-E program REPAIR program for pipelines

Green Car Congress

Diakont is part of a team that was awarded $5 million in funding from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) Rapid Encapsulation of Pipelines Avoiding Intensive Replacement (REPAIR) program ( earlier post ) to develop new technologies for rehabilitating legacy cast iron and bare steel natural gas distribution pipelines, by building new, robust replacement pipe inside the existing pipelines.

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Senate passes sustainable chemistry act as part of military spending bill

Green Car Congress

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by the Senate in late July includes the bipartisan Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019 ( S.999 ), led by US Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) and cosponsored by Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.).

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Nissan field testing new mobility services as part of building sustainable future community in Japan

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Nissan began a field test of new mobility services as part of a partnership to promote future community building in Japan.

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Bakken Energy to purchase synfuels plant and convert to blue hydrogen production as part of $2B hydrogen hub project

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As part of the agreement between Basin Electric and Bakken the Synfuels Plant will continue existing operations through 2025. Energy infrastructure developer Bakken Energy (Bakken) has reached agreement with Basin Electric Power Cooperative (Basin Electric) on key terms and conditions to purchase the assets of the Dakota Gasification Company (Dakota Gas), a subsidiary of Basin Electric, and the owner of the Great Plains Synfuels Plant.

Arcimoto CEO Mark Frohnmayer on MLM Cybertrike (Part 2)

Teslarati

This is Part 2 and the final part of my interview with Mark. If you haven’t read Part 1, you can go back and read that here. ” The post Arcimoto CEO Mark Frohnmayer on MLM Cybertrike (Part 2) appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Elon Musk reveals what Tesla’s Master Plan Part 3 is about

Electrek

Elon Musk has revealed more details about what his Tesla Master Plan Part 3 will be about during a new companywide meeting with employees held last night. The post Elon Musk reveals what Tesla’s Master Plan Part 3 is about appeared first on Electrek.

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