Month: June 2020

Launched in 2017, the Battery500 Consortium is a multi-institution program working to develop next-generation lithium metal anode cells delivering gravimetric energy density of up to 500 Wh/kg. The Battery500 team is composed of scientists and engineers from four national laboratories and five universities. Two of the researchers on the team, Professor Stanley Whittingham of Binghamton
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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. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/06/Quick-Charge-6.30.20.mp3 New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast
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SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bloom Energy (NYSE: BE) and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), a part of Samsung Group, have signed a joint development agreement (JDA) to design and develop fuel cell-powered ships. The two companies will work together to realize their vision of clean power for ships and a more sustainable marine shipping industry. “By signing
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A Winning Formula Kia makes it real simple for you. If you want a 2020 Niro you will be entering the world of electrification with either a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or battery electric. Clean Fleet Report went for the completely gasoline-free experience by driving the 2020 Kia Niro EV EX Premium, which we found is
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The county of Norfolk is often seen as “charging desert” with vast areas not covered.  Thankfully InstaVolt has just opened its largest rapid charging hub to date at Necton, on the A47. With eight state of the art ChargePoint CPE250 high powered chargers, it’s perfectly placed for both local EV drivers and the expected large
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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. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/06/Quick-Charge-6.29.20.mp3 New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast
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Originally published on Princeton University By John Sullivan Using radar commonly deployed to track speeders and fastballs, researchers have developed an automated system that will allow cars to peer around corners and spot oncoming traffic and pedestrians. The system, easily integrated into today’s vehicles, uses Doppler radar to bounce radio waves off surfaces such as
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Strategic Partnership To Develop Future-Proof Cars Mercedes-Benz, one of the world’s oldest and most-respected premium automakers, is taking a big step into the future by partnering with super chipmaker Nvidia to create a new generation of software-defined cars. The plan is to embed a high-powered processor to power the software of all Mercedes, starting in
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By Joey Klender Posted on June 28, 2020 Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) shorts are coming out, and their vocal stances against the electric automaker are just in time for Summer. Temperatures are rising, so naturally, the shorts are appearing from thin air, just as Tesla’s momentum is building to finish out the second quarter of 2020.
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Owning a classic car doesn’t have to involve tailpipe emissions, or the high repair bills that often come with vintage gasoline engines. U.K.-based Lunaz offers electric conversions of classic from Jaguar, Bentley, and Rolls-Royce. Lunaz is currently taking customer orders for Jaguar XK120 and XK140 electric conversions, and recently completed a Bentley Continental S2 Flying
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Tesla has launched an aftermarket Model 3 spoiler for $800 – now all Model 3 vehicles can improve drag and stability and not just Model 3 Performance vehicles. When Tesla started selling the Model 3 Performance, it charged $5,000 for Performance Upgrades Package on top of the $10,000 higher price for faster acceleration. The package
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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. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/06/Quick-Charge-6.27.20.mp3 New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast
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The first electric school bus in Poland will carry children to classes in Godzianów near Łódź. The purchase of the electric school bus was subsidised by NFOŚiGW (the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management). Solaris will supply the ecological school bus to the Municipality of Godzianów in October this year. Solaris to deliver electric school bus “Kangaroo: A safe and environmentally friendly way to school” is a project of the NFOŚiGW (the National Fund
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By Joey Klender Posted on June 27, 2020 The Tesla Model S Long Range Plus has officially received a 402-mile range rating from the Environmental Protection Agency, according to the FuelEconomy.gov website. The Model S Long Range Plus received a 391-mile rating from the EPA in April, but the test was flawed CEO Elon Musk
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