Month: November 2020

About 15% of U.S. diesel trucks that were originally certified with emissions controls have had those systems tampered with.  That’s among the takeaways from a U.S. EPA report released last Friday. It suggests an environmental and public-health impact that within the U.S. could exceed that of the Volkswagen diesel scandal, given the prevalence of such
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While the all-electric Ford Transit is scheduled for 2021, Ford is ramping up sales of its smaller one-tonne PHEV van in Europe, the Transit Custom Plug-in Hybrid (available also in passenger version Tourneo Custom Plug-in Hybrid). Most recently, Sky, a media and entertainment company in the UK, ordered 151 Transit Custom PHEVs, which will be
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Auto manufacturing guru Sand Munro will be here to defend a few challenges to Tesla and Elon Musks claims and plans made during the Tesla battery day. WATCH NEXT ( Sandy’s Video ): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJlEiZpJg2c OUR SPONSORS: ❤️ Climate XChange: Enter the Climate XChange raffle for a chance to win a Tesla at: https://carbonraffle.org/?utm_source=eforelectric ❤️ NeoCharge:
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QuantumScape Corporation has completed its combination with Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, and from today (November 27) on it is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “QS”. Net proceeds from the deal amounted to about $680 million. The company attracted a lot of attention from investors, including Volkswagen which invested
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By Maria Merano Posted on November 28, 2020 Tesla has not applied for a permit to build Gigafactory Berlin’s battery production facility yet, stated the Brandenburg Ministry of the Environment. Elon Musk stated that Giga Berlin would have the “world’s largest battery factory,” during the European Battery Conference’s live broadcast recently.  “I’ve always understood that
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A special short news update on the recent launch/reveal of the much hyped Faraday Future FF 91. Hint: It’s not slow. Normal Fully Charged weekly shows start next week. Happy New Year. We couldn’t keep making this show without the help of our wonderful crowdfunding patreons. If you enjoy the show and you want to
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With the deployment of 8 new electric buses from Netherlands-based manufacturer Ebusco, the Munich Traffic Association (MVG) has fully electrified the city’s bus line 144, which runs over the Landshutter Allee and through Olympia Park. The new 12-meter Ebusco 2.2 city buses join 4 Ebusco buses that were delivered to Munich earlier this year. Line
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TRB Lightweight Structures has created a new production process to deliver continuous-fiber thermoset composite parts at high volume. This automated manufacturing process is now being used to supply a global Tier 1 powertrain manufacturer with battery components for electric buses. TRB’s manufacturing process combines proprietary snap-cure resins and in-house-produced prepreg materials with robotic production to
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I’ve been riding electric bicycles for over a decade, and electric scooters for the better part of that decade. Nothing has proven to be a better form of quick, reliable, and inexpensive personal transportation. And thanks to this year’s Black Friday sales, now these awesome little commuter vehicles are getting even cheaper! Down below are
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DALLAS, Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) today confirmed plans to start taking orders for its Retro ReVolt BMW R71 Clone Electric Motorcycle starting next month in December. ALYI finance partner RevoltTOKEN is coordinating with ALYI to execute pre-orders with the purchase of RevoltTOKENs which can later be redeemed toward the final purchase
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