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GM adding Plug and Charge

Green Car Congress

GM is expanding its existing collaboration with EVgo to add a new Plug and Charge service to the Ultium Charge 360 ecosystem. GM is the first OEM to introduce a Plug and Charge feature to the company’s existing and future EVs that is designed to work on multiple, public networks in North America.

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Lion Electric gives the big yellow school bus a jolt

Green Car Reports

Like most American school children, I have enduring memories of traveling in big yellow school buses and inhaling big diesel fumes.

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Tesla Megapacks are about to replace Hawaii’s last remaining coal plant


Tesla Megapacks are on their way to Hawaii in order to create a giant new energy storage system that is about to replace the state’s last remaining coal power plant. more…. The post Tesla Megapacks are about to replace Hawaii’s last remaining coal plant appeared first on Electrek.

Aptera looks to potentially adopt Tesla’s Charging Connector for its vehicles


Via a recent Q&A with Aptera co-CEOs, the company revealed that it would be attempting to use the Tesla J1772 charging connector on their production vehicles.

UCL-led study finds climate impact caused by growing space industry needs urgent mitigation

Green Car Congress

The rapidly growing space industry may have a greater climate effect than the aviation industry and undo repair to the protective ozone layer if left unregulated, according to a new study led by UCL and published in the journal Earth’s Future as an open-access paper.

What it's like to drive an electric school bus

Green Car Reports

Like most American school children, I have enduring memories of traveling in big yellow school buses and inhaling big diesel fumes.

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Tesla CarPlay workaround now supports browsers in each model


Currently, Tesla cars do not support CarPlay, but by the beginning of the year, 9to5Mac reported a nice project called Tesla Android with CarPlay. Created by developer Micha? ski, this workaround to enable CarPlay on Telsa cars has now been updated to version 2022.25.1 with a ton of new features.

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Ricardo repowers double decker diesel bus with hydrogen fuel cells

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Ricard, in partnership with Stagecoach North East, has repowered a diesel, double decker bus with a hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system.

EQXX sets record, Polestar 5 confirmed, wireless EV charging makes sense: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Why does wireless charging matter for electric cars? What key ingredient is missing from making the redesigned 2023 Honda HR-V a great crossover? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 24, 2022.

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Watch an electric “fan car” beat every car ever at Goodwood Hill Climb


A fully electric car has beaten every car ever at the Goodwood Hillclimb track at the Festival of Speed, an annual gathering and demonstration of racing vehicles in England. The McMurtry Speirling fan car driven by Indycar and ex-F1 driver Max Chilton set a record of 39.08 seconds on the 1.86km (1.16

Classic car rally to allow EVs to participate for the first time


The “Bay to Birdwood Run” has announced that starting this year, electric conversion vehicles will be allowed to participate in the rally.

Airbus and Munich Airport International expand partnership to develop Advanced Air Mobility solutions globally; CityAirbus eVTOL

Green Car Congress

Airbus and Munich Airport International signed a Memorandum of Understanding at ILA Berlin Air Show to start marketing turnkey solutions to cities and regions interested in developing advanced air mobility (AAM) ecosystems globally.

EV efficiency, upstream emissions not included in US vehicle standards: Lost opportunity?

Green Car Reports

Electric cars don't produce "tailpipe" emissions, but their overall carbon emissions are not zero. It's time for federal efficiency standards to reflect that, argues the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

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Exxon CEO says no new gas cars globally by 2040, goes wolf-in-sheep’s-clothing about CO2


Every new passenger car sold in the world will be electric by 2040, according to Exxon Mobil CEO Darren Woods, in an interview aired this weekend by CNBC.

Stellantis invests ~$52M to increase Lithium production for EVs


Stellantis made a €50 million (about $52 million) equity investment in Vulcan recently to increase lithium production for EV manufacturing. Vulcan plans to use the investment for expansion drilling in its Upper Rhine Valley Brine Field (URVBF), where it aims to produce lithium hydroxide.

EIA estimates decrease in global surplus crude oil production capacity in 2022

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As of May 2022, surplus crude oil production capacity in non-OPEC countries decreased by 80% compared with 2021, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) new report Global Surplus Crude Oil Production Capacity. In 2021, 1.4

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Drop-in electric conversion kit for Land Rover Defender: Make your own electric SUV

Green Car Reports

The current-generation Land Rover Defender doesn't offer an all-electric powertrain, but it's now possible to convert older models to electric power. The conversion kit comes from Electrogenic, a United Kingdom-based company that specializes in electric conversions of classic cars.

Is it better to buy or lease an electric vehicle?


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Goodwood hosts the introduction of many new EVs


This week, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is happening in West Sussex, England, and many manufacturers are showing off production and concept electric vehicles. The Goodwood Festival of Speed has been an annual event showing off many different cars since 1993.

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Shell and Dow start up e-cracking furnace experimental unit

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Shell and Dow have started up an experimental unit to heat ethylene steam cracker furnaces electrically at the Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Aptera chooses EVE Energy 2170 cells for 1,000-mile solar-supplemented EV

Green Car Reports

California’s Aptera Motors today confirmed its battery supplier for its upcoming solar-supplemented, hyper-efficient three-wheeled cars: China’s EVE Energy.

Moke America’s street-legal open-top mini electric cars want to trade high speed for high fun


Remember that fun little Jeep-lookin’ Mini Moke from a WWII British military vehicle development program?

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First Timer: 2021 Toyota Prius Prime

Clean Fleet Report

Going for the MPG. Memories fade over time, but the day you buy your first electric vehicle will stay with you, maybe forever. A First Timer for Clean Fleet Report is someone who purchased their first EV, PHEV or FCEV.

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NHTSA approves Einride autonomous electric Pod for operation on public roads

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Einride, a freight technology company providing digital, electric and autonomous shipping, has received approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to operate its Autonomous Electric Transport (AET) vehicles on US public roads.

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Aptera batteries, drop-in EV conversion, electric school buses, EV efficiency: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

A drop-in conversion will turn classic Land Rovers into EVs. We look at what it's like to drive an electric school bus. Aptera reveals what will power its 1,000-mile EV—well, other than the sun. And U.S.

First $5,000 SONDORS Metacycle electric motorcycles begin shipping this month


When the SONDORS Metacycle was unveiled in Los Angeles in early 2021, its highway-ready performance and low initial price of US $5,000 sent shockwaves around the internet.

Volkswagen Halts ID. Buzz Production


There is a problem with faulty batteries from a new supplier, according to the report

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Tsuneishi Shipbuilding and Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding developing ammonia-fueled ocean-going liquefied gas carrier

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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Tsuneishi Shipbuilding, and Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding launched a joint project aimed at developing and building an ocean-going liquefied gas carrier that will use ammonia as its main fuel. Ammonia-fueled Ocean-going Vessel.

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What Will Electrification Cost (the Distribution System)?

Energy Institute at HAAS

Coming soon to a feeder near you. The pace of decarbonization is starting to pick up. And “green bottlenecks” are cropping up. From lithium shortages to balsa wood shortages to … Continue Reading What Will Electrification Cost (the Distribution System)? Uncategorized featured

Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $4,500 Flatbed Electric Truck


When it comes to fun and wacky electric vehicles, the undisputed titans of the industry are those wild EV engineers that must surely be keeping Alibaba in business.

McMurtry Speirling Electric Fan Car Breaks All Records At Goodwood


The small EV climbed the Goodwood hill in 39.08 seconds, beating the Volkswagen ID.R's s 2019 time by 0.82 seconds

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Elli and MITNETZ STROM publish concept for smart grid integration of EVs

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Elli, a brand of the Volkswagen Group, and MITNETZ STROM have launched a nationwide pilot project for smart grid integration of electric vehicles.

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EVs Are Becoming More Expensive, Not Less

The Truth About Cars

A few years ago, the industry narrative was that all-electric vehicles would reach financial parity with their combustion-driven counterparts in 2025. The assumption was that this would gradually occur by way of ramping up battery production and leveraging economies of scale.


Quick Charge Podcast: June 25, 2022


Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. more…. The post Quick Charge Podcast: June 25, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Volkswagen Unveils ID. Aero Concept Of Global Electric Sedan


It heralds the company's EV flagship with close to 400 miles of WLTP range

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Australian-German business coalition releases roadmap for large-scale green hydrogen import to Germany

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A group of leading German companies along with Australia’s Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has released a green hydrogen roadmap, outlining a set of recommendations for government and industry, to meet the ambitious target of importing large amounts of green hydrogen from Australia to Germany.

Tesla cancels Model Y Performance deliveries in Germany over defects


Tesla Model Y Performance (MYP) reservation holders in Germany received notice that their deliveries were canceled or delayed due to defects in some vehicles. Reservation holders from Germany started reporting Model Y Performance cancellations on Saturday, June 25, through the TFF Forum.