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Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has announced that all new Transport for London (TfL) buses will be carbon-neutral. TfL has committed to only ordering zero-emission buses from now on, and says that by the end of next year, ten percent of London’s buses will be zero-emission. “London will no longer procure new diesel or
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Harley-Davidson’s electric bicycle brand Serial 1 launched a limited edition e-bike known as the MOSH/TRIBUTE that has seen surprisingly fast sales despite its high sticker price. The bike features an eye-catching design that mimics the original design concept debuted by the brand back in late 2020. When Harley-Davidson announced that it was spinning off its
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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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Article courtesy of WHO:  New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines aim to save millions of lives from air pollution New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) provide clear evidence of the damage air pollution inflicts on human health, at even lower concentrations than previously understood. The guidelines recommend new air quality levels to protect the
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Tesla has broken ground on a new factory located in Lathrop, California. The facility will exclusively produce Megapacks – Tesla’s largest battery used for stationary energy storage. Megapacks were first introduced in 2019 and have since been manufactured alongside Powerpacks and Powerwalls at Gigafactory Nevada. However, soon Megapacks will be produced in their own unique
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Which affordable electric vehicle earned top safety recognition? What issue is splitting automakers’ support of a proposed EV tax credit expansion? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending September 24, 2021. With both Rivian and Lucid recently given EPA range figures—and Lucid ousting Tesla
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Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have presented a new concept to fabricate high-performance electrode materials for sodium batteries. The results show that the capacity could match lithium-ion batteries. The ions intercalate in the graphite, which means that they can move in and out of the graphene layers and be stored for energy
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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 the new Tesla Megafactory, Audi Q4 etron launching in the US, Toyota and Honda singing their own death warrants, and more including some speculation about Rivian. Sponsored by Electrify America: Discover all the new and innovative
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Things You Should Know Before Buying a Two-Wheeler This article may contain affiliate links. Owning a motorcycle can be a huge responsibility, and it’s one that many new motorcycle owners aren’t quite ready for. Buying a bike for the first time is an exciting moment, and it can give you a sense of freedom and
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Panasonic, one of the pioneers of automotive lithium-ion batteries and currently one of the top three EV battery manufacturers (see report for January-July 2021 here), says that its automotive battery business is entering a new phase. The Japanese company has been engaged in batteries since 1931 and its first lithium-ion cells for automotive (1865-type cylindrical
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ACCURE, a software and AI battery analytics company based in Aachen, Germany, has received $8 million in Series A funding from Blue Bear Capital, Capnamic Ventures and 42CAP.  ACCURE’s software is designed to empower battery manufacturers and operators to monitor battery health and safety in real time throughout an asset’s life cycle, enabling companies to
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Workhorse Group has announced an immediate halt to all sales and deliveries of its C-1000 electric truck, citing that it found a previous report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) unreliable. In addition to frozen sales, Workhorse announced it will recall 41 electric vans that have already been delivered to customers. Workhorse Group
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Lyten Introduces Next Generation Lithium-Sulfur Battery for Electric Vehicles Company’s proprietary platform of advanced materials will enable a safer EV battery with higher gravimetric energy density than conventional lithium-ion and solid state technologies SAN JOSE, California, September 22, 2021 – Lyten, an advanced materials company, is disrupting the electric vehicle battery industry with the introduction
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General Motors outlined what will help give its upcoming Ultium motors and drive systems efficiency and performance. Lotus shows off its upcoming lightweight EV platform. And Ford is thinking big about battery recycling. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  Ford is partnering with Tesla co-founder JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials for battery recycling. It
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It’s a sad song, but, like the Beatles’ Jude, EV manufacturer Workhorse Group is trying to make it a little better. The company has voluntarily withdrawn a lawsuit that it filed against the US Postal Service, after the agency passed Workhorse over for a multibillion-dollar contract to produce the next generation of mail delivery vehicles.
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Drive Electric Week kicks off this Saturday with over 200 online and in-person events celebrating electric vehicles. Events will be held for the next two weekends, from September 25th through October 3rd. Drive Electric Week is an annual event organized by Plug In America, Electric Auto Association, EVHybridNoire, and Sierra Club. This is the event’s 11th year. It started
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Whenever I close my eyes to fantasize about police vehicles, it’s a foregone conclusion that I’m thinking about a Ford Crown Victoria. The model had a two-decade lifespan occupying departmental motor pools as the de facto police cruiser. But it’s been out of action since 2012, leaving a gigantic hole in governmental order forms that
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