Month: April 2021

HKS and XING Mobility have announced a global strategic partnership to co-develop EV conversion technologies, combining HKS’s experience in passenger vehicle aftermarket parts with XING’s battery and powertrain expertise. Under the agreement, HKS will market and distribute XING’s IMMERSIO Modular Battery Systems. The partnership will give manufacturers access to a range of EV solutions, including
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EvoCharge, a provider of EVSE and cable management solutions, has entered into a preferred network partnership with charging platform provider Chargie and its affiliate PCS Energy to provide a complete EV charging service to property owners. The service will provide EvoCharge’s charging equipment, Chargie’s networked software and PCS Energy’s installation and maintenance services to property
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Billionaire Elon Musk will host “Saturday Night Live” on May 8th, the comedy series announced last week. Known for his controversial, biting remarks, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO apparently did not win over any fans among the cast. Cast members were not happy with Musk’s invitation. Social media comments indicated their displeasure. The self-proclaimed techno
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BYD e Buses. eBus fleet to reduce 15,755 tonnes of CO2 emissions annuall LOS ANGELES, Calif. (4/27/2021) – TIME announced Tuesday BYD (“Build Your Dreams”) earned a spot on its inaugural “100 Most Influential Companies” list, recognizing the company’s extraordinary impact as the world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer. Under the headline “Scaling Electric Transport,” Time recognized
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By Maria Merano Posted on April 29, 2021 Elon Musk is hopeful that Tesla Insurance could expand to other states in the US later this year. Musk noted that regulatory approval for Tesla Insurance often takes time. “Hopefully, later this year for several more states. Insurance is different for almost every state in America &
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Three Dutch companies have partnered to develop a robotic charging solution for heavy-duty EVs. ROCSYS, a supplier of plug-in robots, Grivix, which makes automated high-power vehicle inlets, and VDL ETS, a charging test and validation specialist, are working together to develop the system. Using the new charging solution, an e-truck or e-bus will automatically request
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Battery Resourcers, a battery recycling and manufacturing company, recently completed a $20-million Series B equity round to support the development of a commercial-scale processing facility with the annual capacity to recycle 10,000 tons of batteries—roughly the amount of batteries from 20,000 EVs. Battery Resourcers’ approach to battery manufacturing starts with a mixed stream of used
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Update April 28, 4:19 p.m. ET: The US Senate has voted 68-26 to reinstate regulations on methane emissions, a harmful greenhouse gas that traps 84 times more atmospheric heat than carbon dioxide. The Senate voted on a Congressional Review Act resolution led by senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Angus King (I-ME), and Ed Markey (D-MA). Or, as
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Libertine has secured funding from Innovate UK to advance the development of its range-extender concept for heavy-duty applications. Libertine says its free-piston range extenders offer the efficiency of fuel cells and the durability of conventional engines, and its intelliGEN control technology solves the free-piston motion challenge, optimizing combustion conditions from the first ignition cycle. Libertine’s
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Honda Motor Company President Toshihiro Mibe’s first press conference, held April 23rd, was where he committed to solidifying Honda’s existing businesses. Honda is working to achieve carbon neutrality for all products and activities by 2050. Zero environmental impact not only for its products but their entire lifecycle. Areas of concentration include carbon neutrality, clean energy,
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The first quarter of 2021 was Tesla‘s best quarter ever – both in terms of EV production and delivery volume. The final sales numbers are in line with the preliminary numbers (the production numbers have not changed). Let’s take a look at the details and then check out the outlook. Quarterly results Total production: 180,338
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Sponsored by Ancor We all have rules and regulations we need to follow. For manufacturers selling vehicles in the US, there are government-mandated rules and regulations in place for vehicle labeling. These labels contain important vehicle details – make and model, VIN, fuel economy, safety rating, MSRP – that are used by consumers when making
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EV designer Zero Labs has shared demonstration footage of its proprietary EV platform designed specifically for classic cars being implemented on a 50-year-old truck. In a process it’s cleverly calling “retrobution,” the company electrifies the truck in just 24 hours. The video offers evidence that classic gasoline or diesel vehicles from previous decades can successfully
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