Month: June 2020

The price and the release schedule of the new Nissan Leaf with bigger battery and the extended 225 mile range has been leaked. Let’s talk about it as I take your questions and comments during the LIVE stream! To enter our sponsor Climate XChange raffle for a chance to win one of 3 Teslas buy
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Launched in 2017, the Battery500 Consortium is a multi-institution program working to develop next-generation lithium metal anode cells delivering gravimetric energy density of up to 500 Wh/kg. The Battery500 team is composed of scientists and engineers from four national laboratories and five universities. Two of the researchers on the team, Professor Stanley Whittingham of Binghamton
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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. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/06/Quick-Charge-6.29.20.mp3 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
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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Fracking giant Chesapeake Energy Corporation has filed for bankruptcy. A new Harvard study provides strong evidence that air pollution causes premature death. Hundreds of Dutch farmers have signed a $561 million repowering onshore wind farm deal. The Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A daily technical, financial, and political
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Originally published on blog of Union of Concerned Scientists.By Elliott Negin Washington, D.C., Attorney General Karl A. Racine sued four of the world’s largest oil and gas companies on Thursday for misleading consumers about the impact their products have on the climate. Coming just a day after Minnesota filed a similar suit, the District lawsuit
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AKRON, Ohio, June 25 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Lordstown Motors announced today a strategic relationship with the two Ohio-based companies agreeing to collaborate on tires and service in addition to future tire intelligence opportunities. The announcement coincides with Lordstown’s debut of its first all-electric pickup truck, the Endurance, featuring Goodyear tires
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Owning a classic car doesn’t have to involve tailpipe emissions, or the high repair bills that often come with vintage gasoline engines. U.K.-based Lunaz offers electric conversions of classic from Jaguar, Bentley, and Rolls-Royce. Lunaz is currently taking customer orders for Jaguar XK120 and XK140 electric conversions, and recently completed a Bentley Continental S2 Flying
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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. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/06/Quick-Charge-6.27.20.mp3 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
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Mach-Mit-production experience: During the production tour, assembly steps can be carried out at up to five stations under professional guidance Jens Schlender, Head of Production: “It is a unique experience to work by hand on the production of an e-Golf.” As of today, visitors of Volkswagen’s Transparent Factory in Dresden have the opportunity to get
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Tesla has launched an aftermarket Model 3 spoiler for $800 – now all Model 3 vehicles can improve drag and stability and not just Model 3 Performance vehicles. When Tesla started selling the Model 3 Performance, it charged $5,000 for Performance Upgrades Package on top of the $10,000 higher price for faster acceleration. The package
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MECA Releases New Emissions Inventory and Air Quality Modeling Reports Highlighting the Potential Benefits of a National Cleaner Trucks Initiative Washington, D.C. – The Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association (MECA) has released a new report today quantifying a county level MOVES emissions inventory in the continental U.S. (CONUS) 48 states and subsequent air quality modeling
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Transformation continuing apace: Zwickau car factory to produce only electric models in future After 116 years: the end of production of the Golf Estate concludes Zwickau tradition of combustion engine vehicles Made in Zwickau: 6,049,207 Volkswagen vehicles produced since 1990 Transformation into Europe’s largest electric vehicle factory: six electric models of the brands Volkswagen, Audi
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The Ford F-150 Hybrid is out, and it doesn’t appear to go for the gold in gas mileage. Mercedes-Benz has a new partner to help make its cars perpetually upgradable machines. And California is mandating that commercial trucks go electric. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  Thursday evening, Ford revealed the next generation
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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 going ‘all out’ in Q2, Tesla’s ‘Roadrunner’ secret project, Cybertruck in person, and more. The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing
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