Month: October 2020

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. 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 player to guarantee
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Battery electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles have unique marketplaces. Electric vehicles that must minimize weight (e.g. heavy duty trucks and airplanes) consider fuel cells as a primary power source for electrification, as they reduce the significant battery weight associated with battery electric vehicles. Engineers are continuing to develop new fuel cell designs for vehicles.
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Home Treasure via Amazon offers a 24-pack of 60W Non-dimmable LED Light Bulbs for $18.08 Prime shipped. That’s as much as 30% off the regular going rate and just $0.75 per bulb. Make the switch to LED light bulbs and enjoy long lifespans alongside reduced energy costs. This is a great way to finally ditch
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Volvo Trucks North America today announced an important milestone in the path to the wide-scale electrification of medium- and heavy-duty trucks via the expansion of public charging options for fleet operators. Working in collaboration with its Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project partners—CALSTART, Trillium, and Greenlots—and other industry organizations, Volvo Trucks has
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By Joey Klender Posted on October 30, 2020 Tesla has outsold Volkswagen, Renault, Hyundai-Kia, and BMW in electric vehicle sales in 2020 so far, new data shows. The Elon Musk-led Tesla, based out of Silicon Valley, California, holds 18% of the total 2020 market share in EV sales. The next closest automaker is Volkswagen, with
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Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has launched a new strategic initiative to drive EV innovation.  The 100% EV initiative aims to enable rapid innovation by unifying fragmented development processes, bringing together previously siloed disciplines in order to unlock innovation and enable widespread adoption of EV technologies ahead of regulatory deadlines.  Hexagon says its design, engineering and manufacturing
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This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s service push, changes to Tesla’s regen braking, Model 3 2021 gets its EPA rating, and more. Sponsored by Electrify America: Discover all the new and innovative ways that Electrify America is providing freedom for electric vehicle
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Electric Assisted Vehicles, the Oxfordshire-based micro-mobility manufacturer, has today revealed the latest design in their range of ultra-lightweight, zero emissions, urban commercial vehicles produced to ease congestion, reduce environmental and infrastructure impact as well as improve efficiency within towns and cities worldwide. The ‘EAV Taxi’ is a development of the recently launched ‘EAV2cubed’ eCargo vehicle. 
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An electric pickup with in-wheel motors plays tug-of-war. A survey shows automotive suppliers want more EVs and higher mileage standards. And an “electrified” Ram truck is on that way: Is it plug-in hybrid or fully electric? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Lordstown Motors staged a stunt that repeats one done by Tesla
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The Journey to Automation award presented by the European Rubber Journal (ERJ) has named Continental the Overall Winner in the award’s six categories, and the winner of the Tire Technology Award. The UK-based trade journal honored Continental for its Conti C.A.R.E. tire concept. Conti C.A.R.E. (Connected. Autonomous. Reliable. Electrification.) is a wheel/tire concept that uses
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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. 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 player to guarantee
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Despite governments the world over practically forcing electric vehicles down our collective throat via stringent emission standards, the average person living in North America hasn’t changed their mind on them. According to a recent survey by J.D. Power, the “Mobility Confidence Index” for battery-electric vehicles remains largely neutral. Even as global lockdowns have made them
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SAE International has published a new global standard that specifies both the vehicle-side and charger-side requirements for wireless charging of EVs. The new standard, SAE J2954, was more than a decade in the making. In 2007, when SAE began its research, there were few EVs on the market, and wireless power transfer (WPT) may have
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Strengthening the fundamental MINI brand values of sustainability and efficiency. Customer choice through diversity in the model and drivetrain portfolio. Continuation of successful model offensive in the premium compact and crossover segments. Expansion of the market position in China through local production of vehicles from 2023. Munich. The British premium automobile manufacturer MINI is driving forward
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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. 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 player to guarantee
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