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BYD launches Blade Battery to address battery safety in EVs

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BYD launched the Blade Battery, a development intended to mitigate concerns about battery safety in electric vehicles. The Blade Battery has been developed by BYD over the past several years. The individual cells are arranged together in an array and then inserted into a battery pack.

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Aptera's hyper-efficient, solar-charged car: Does $2 gas change its appeal?

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Is it a good idea to market an efficiency-focused car around oil dependence when national-average gas prices are headed toward $2.00 a gallon?

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Review: Volvo XC40 Recharge

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Volvo promised that all of its cars would be electrified in some way by 2020, and it completed that task recently by adding a plug-in hybrid powertrain to the popular XC40 SUV

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First of 130 Solaris electric buses deployed in Warsaw

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The first of 130 Solaris electric buses ( earlier post ), a Solaris Urbino 18 electric bus, no. 5870, has been deployed in Warsaw. Since the beginning of the year, Warsaw has been delivered electric buses under the contract that Solaris secured in July last year.

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Electric VTOL company Lilium completes $240M funding round

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Lilium, the Munich-based aviation company developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing aircraft for regional air mobility ( earlier post ), completed an internal funding round worth more than $240 million.

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2021 BMW 330e and 330e xDrive PHEV sedans priced in US starting at $44,550 and $46,550

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BMW is introducing the BMW 330e and 330e xDrive PHEV sedans ( earlier post ) in the US with an MSRP of $44,550 for 330e and $46,550 for 330e xDrive sedan plus $995 Dest.

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First DAF CF Electric refuse collection truck delivered to ROVA

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As part of a field test comprising four comparable vehicles, the first DAF CF Electric 6x2 refuse collection truck has entered operations with Dutch public waste disposal firm ROVA.

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U Tokyo TFEP electrolyte solvent enables safer high-voltage, high energy-density Li-ion batteries

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Researchers at the Graduate School of Engineering and Graduate School of Science at the University of Tokyo have designed and synthesized a fluorinated cyclic phosphate solvent, 2-(2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)-1,3,2-dioxaphospholane 2-oxide (TFEP), for use in lithium-ion batteries.

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Trump invokes DPA to get GM moving on ventilators

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On 20 March, GM announced a cooperation with Ventec Life Systems to increase production of Ventec’s multi-function ventilator VOCSN to support the growing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier post.)

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Researchers develop new chemical boundary engineering approach to produce lean, ultrastrong and ductile steels

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An international team of researchers led by Hao Chen of Tsinghua University has developed a unique chemical boundary engineering (CBE) approach significantly to improve steel’s physical properties.

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2020 Detroit Auto Show cancels amid COVID-19 pandemic; expected conversion of TCF Center to field hospital

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The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will cancel its June 2020 show in Detroit in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeping across the world and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s expected plans to repurpose TCF Center into a temporary field hospital.

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Volkswagen AG releases medical personnel in Germany with full pay for voluntary work in the public health service

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Volkswagen AG is releasing employees with medical qualifications for up to 15 working days with full pay if they volunteer for work in the public health service.

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Ethanol may be the loser amid cheap gas and an oil glut

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As gas prices plummet toward the $2-per-gallon mark on a national level—with some regions already reporting $1 gas—forecasts are suggesting the bargain pump prices will last at least through the summer. The cheap gas, at a national-average $2.01

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Battery-powered electric trains will soon bring cleaner air—especially in Europe

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Trains are about to go electric. Battery-electric, that is. While electrical propulsion has been the preferred way to move trains for most of a century, the idea of moving them longer distances via battery is one that’s just now being realized.

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Study links air pollution to dementia and cardiovascular disease

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People continuously exposed to air pollution are at increased risk of dementia, especially if they also suffer from cardiovascular diseases, according to a study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the journal JAMA Neurology. Patients with cardiovascular diseases who live in polluted environments may require additional support from care providers to prevent dementia, according to the researchers. The number of people living with dementia is projected to triple in the next 30 years.

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Cleaner EVs, Aptera, cheap gas and ethanol: Today’s Car News

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Electric cars are cleaner than gas cars almost everywhere. Ethanol faces more challenges at the pump. Battery-electric trains catch on in Europe. And will an activist strategy about oil stoke interest in Aptera? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Polestar 2 production, 55-mpg Insight, 300-mile I-Pace, parking your EV: The Week in Reverse

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What carmaker is planning to make the next-generation version of its top-selling model all-electric? What new home device might make the Nissan Leaf a little greener? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending March 27, 2020.

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Electric cars are cleaner than gasoline ones in 95% of the world, study finds

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A new study confirms what electric car drivers already know: that EVs are cleaner than gasoline cars, even when emissions from electricity generation are factored in.

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