Thu.May 06, 2021

DTE Energy partners with Ford on new rooftop solar installation and battery storage

Green Car Congress

DTE Energy has commissioned a new solar array at the Ford Research & Engineering Center in Dearborn, Michigan. The 2,159-panel array is located on the rooftop level of the Deck 400 parking structure.

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Range is now the top priority for EV shoppers, survey finds

Green Car Reports

Range is the most important consideration for electric-car shoppers, according to a new Autolist.com survey, marking a change from a similar survey conducted by the listings and analysis firm in 2019.

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Press shop expansion at VW EV plant Zwickau to cut 9,000 truck journeys per year

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Volkswagen officially inaugurated the press shop expansion in its electric car plant in Zwickau. As of now, the complete outer skin for the six electric models produced in Zwickau will be pressed on site.

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Stellantis won't need Tesla emissions credits: EV maker set to lose hundreds of millions

Green Car Reports

Tesla has relied on selling emissions credits to boost its revenue, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has been one of its biggest clients.

CEC EPIC report highlights research making grid more resilient & reliable

Green Car Congress

The California Energy Commission’s (CEC) latest annual report on the Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program highlights how public-interest research is helping California meet its goal of decarbonizing the electrical system by 2045.

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Elon Musk shares update on SNL appearance, says everyone is being friendly

Teslarati

There are disadvantages to being considered as the real-life Tony Stark. Just like his comic book counterpart, Elon Musk courts controversy on a relatively frequent basis, whether through his occasional off-the-cuff Twitter commentary or his stance on sensitive subjects.

IEA: governments must act to ensure sufficient supply of critical minerals to meet net-zero goals

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Thomas Built Buses delivers 50th Proterra Powered electric school bus

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Thomas Built Buses (TBB), a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America; its exclusive Virginia dealer, Sonny Merryman Inc.; and Proterra celebrated the delivery of the 50 th Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley battery-electric school bus.

India’s electric four-wheeler ride-hailing fleet incentives

Electric Vehicles India

India’s electric four-wheeler ride-hailing fleet incentives. The ride-hailing segment has witnessed much faster growth than any other transport modes in many cities in India.

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Stockton school district partners with Mobility House for electric school bus charging; savings of $500K over 5 years

Green Car Congress

Stockton Unified School District in Stockton, Calif., has partnered with The Mobility House to deploy smart charging strategy and management solutions for the district’s zero-emission fleet project, which is now operational and scheduled to transport students to schools throughout the district.

Challenges In Electrifying Our Fields With E-tractors

Get Electric Vehicle

Undoubtedly agriculture has a pivotal role in the socio-economic landscape of a nation. Farming industries serves as the backbone of developing third world countries and to increase the pace of the growth process, countries will have to leverage their resources to yield maximum benefits.

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CTE: entire US transit fleet could transition to ZEVs by 2035 for $56B - $89B

Green Car Congress

In a new report produced at the request of Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) concluded that a the entire US transit fleet could transition to zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2035 at a cost of between $56.22

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Tesla sells out production capacity for Q2 2021, hinting at monster demand: report

Teslarati

Tesla’s Q1 2021 was one for the books, but the second quarter is shaping up to be even more impressive, with recent reports noting that the company had already sold out its production capacity for Q2 2021. This bodes well for the EV maker’s production and delivery numbers this year. .

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Co-Optima FY20 report highlights advances in engines-fuels research

Green Car Congress

A report released this week highlights the most significant breakthroughs of the last year in the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines (Co-Optima) initiative, with details on findings that could translate into significant greenhouse gas (GHG) and tailpipe emissions reductions.

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Electric trucks like the Tesla Semi are nearing cost parity with diesel, EU studies show

Teslarati

Two new studies from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and Transport & Environment (T&E) have suggested that advances in technology would enable battery-powered heavy trucks like the Tesla Semi to become cheaper to own and run compared to their petrol and diesel counterparts.

Korean steelmaker POSCO focusing on Green & Mobility business; e Autopos

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South Korea’s POSCO, one of the world’s top steel producers, is carrying forward a transition of its business structure to focus on “Green & Mobility”, based on various automotive capabilities in the group.

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The Mobility House to Save Stockton Unified School District $500K via Smart Charging of New Electric School Bus Fleet

EV Obssesion

Phase one in becoming nation’s leading zero-emission school district completed in less than one year The Mobility House to save Stockton Unified School District $500k via its smart charging strategy and management solutions for the district’s zero-emission school bus fleet, which is now operational.

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This new 60 mph and 8.4 kW standing electric scooter shows the industry isn’t slowing down

Electrek

Forget high-performance electric scooters – we’ve now entered a whole new field of “ultra performance” electric scooters. Case in point: The NAMI BURN-E electric scooter just launched in the US by Miami-based FluidFreeRide. more… The post This new 60 mph and 8.4

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Thomas Built Buses Delivers 50th Proterra Powered Electric School Bus

EV Obssesion

HIGH POINT, N.C. and BURLINGAME, CALIF. Thomas Built Buses (TBB), a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America; its exclusive Virginia dealer, Sonny Merryman Inc.;

EGEB: Opportunities for solar workers will skyrocket – in numbers

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The US solar industry employed 231,474 workers in 2020. By 2035, we’ll need 900,000 solar workers. 2020 saw the largest annual decrease in US energy production on record.

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FLO | AddEnergy Launches Deployment of 120 Charging Stations in New York

EV Obssesion

By Mahmoud Shabeeb QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, May 6, 2021 — FLO | AddEnergy began the shipment of 120 charging stations from its Shawinigan, Quebec plant for the first deployment of the FLO network in New York.

Tesla patent outlines system to actively monitor improper seatbelt use

Teslarati

Seatbelts have saved countless lives since they were introduced, especially after Swedish engineer Nils Bohlin invented the now-ubiquitous three-point seatbelt in 1958. Inasmuch as seatbelts are a proven safety system, however, it is still very easy to misuse them.

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Tesla’s (TSLA) demand is through the roof, already sold out this quarter

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) is currently seeing exceptionally strong demand for its vehicles as it is already sold out for the quarter, according to sources familiar with the matter. more… The post Tesla’s (TSLA) demand is through the roof, already sold out this quarter appeared first on Electrek.

UK: Plug-In Car Sales Still At Over 13% Share In April 2021

InsideEVs

Vauxhall Corsa-e is the top small electric car in the UK

Is Toyota Planning An Electric Land Cruiser? We Truly Hope So

InsideEVs

Currently, it's a one-off made for Toyota by a third party, at least for now

GM Puts eCrate Electric Powertrain In One-Off Military ISV

InsideEVs

It performs about the same as the standard diesel variant, but its range is not comparable

Mercedes-Benz EQA Finally Goes All-Wheel Drive

InsideEVs

The automaker just announced two separate AWD versions

Volkswagen Cuts CO2 Emissions In Zwickau With New Press Shop

InsideEVs

It avoided 5,800 tons of carbon dioxide by ending 9,000 truck journeys to the factory

2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance Drag Races Audi R8 Spyder

InsideEVs

The Tesla was only charged to around 80 percent, but it still got off the line first

Report: Tesla Updating Referral Program For In-Person Referrals

InsideEVs

Reports say Tesla will move to an app-based program that promotes test drives and in-person referrals

Volkswagen Group Reports Strong Results In Q1 2021

InsideEVs

The company sold some 133,000 plug-ins globally, including close to 60,000 all-electric

As EV Sales Continue To Rise, Tesla Remains Far Ahead Of Rivals

InsideEVs

The rise of EVs is still in its beginning stages, but the trend is clear, and it seems 2021 is poised to be the tipping point

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Doctor In New York Giving Away A Tesla To Encourage COVID Vaccine

InsideEVs

We've seen plenty of efforts to encourage people to get vaccinated, but this is a biggie

Setec CCS1 To Tesla Adapter: Detailed Follow-Up Test With Lessons

InsideEVs

There are certainly some hoops you need to jump through, but it works once you get the hang of it

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Tesla Vows To Allow Drivers To Check Their Cars’ Data In China

InsideEVs

A database for that will be in operation later this year

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Nio Reaches Norway With Four Battery Swap Stations, ES8, And ET7

InsideEVs

The Chinese EV will expand internationally with what makes it unique