Month: June 2021

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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Every company, in or out of the EV industry, seems to be want to build Gigafactories these days. Aspiring EV manufacturer Canoo is pursuing a different strategy, or at least a different terminology. The company plans to rely on several “mega microfactories,” and has now announced that the first will be built near Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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LONDON, June 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VivoPower International PLC (NASDAQ: VVPR, the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a binding Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited (“Toyota Australia”) to create a collaboration program between VivoPower and Toyota Australia for electrification of Toyota Landcruiser vehicles using
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Food wholesaler United Natural Foods (UNFI) plans to add 53 all-electric refrigerated trailer units (TRUs) to its fleet based at the company’s Riverside, California distribution center. The all-electric TRU achieves zero emissions by using a high-efficiency refrigeration system powered by roof-mounted solar photovoltaic panels, a “wheel-momentum generator,” lithium-ion batteries, and an auxiliary power unit that
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Battery maker Enevate has announced a new production license agreement with battery cell producer EnerTech International to commercialize Enevate’s silicon-dominant, XFC-Energy battery technology in the transportation, mobility and reserve power markets. The production license agreement with EnerTech is the next milestone in Enevate’s technology roadmap that leads to commercialization scheduled for 2022. Pre-production batteries have
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As the resident sourpuss, I make it my business to complain about every industrial hypocrisy that crosses my path and the automotive sector has kept me so busy that there’s hardly any time left to address my own failings. Though I do have to confess that I sometimes feel guilty about how frequently I’m compelled
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U.S. Energy Savings From Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles = 44.8 Trillion Btu In 2019, Source: Argonne National Laboratory, Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010 – 2019, June 2020. In September 2020, the governor of California signed an Executive Order requiring zero emissions for all new light-duty passenger vehicles by 2035. The
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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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Americans want more renewable energy but there’s a strong partisan divide—just as the Biden administration might have to face a bipartisan “compromise” that reportedly strips some of that out of an infrastructure plan. Another Tesla Model 3 is set to tackle Pikes Peak. And Fisker says its Ocean EV is getting more power. This and
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Subscribe for the latest GreenCarReports.com videos: http://bit.ly/12upBka From behind the wheel of Toyota’s new electric RAV4 crossover, we test the acceleration offered by its Tesla-designed powertrain, walk through the new display and instrument cluster settings, and discuss the car’s limited production. Learn more about the Toyota RAV4 EV – http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1078215_2012-toyota-rav4-ev-first-drive-from-behind-the-wheel-video Watch More Videos on GreenCarReports.com:
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OneD Battery Sciences has introduced SINANODE, a technology to power the next generation of silicon-based EV batteries. The SINANODE process fuses silicon nanowires onto commercial graphite powders, which the company says triples the energy density of the anode while cutting its cost per kWh in half. The higher energy density increases battery range while nanowires
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