Month: December 2020

The first Mach-E delivery took place yesterday, according to macheclub.com. Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford in Dallas, Texas was the dealership, and the vehicle was a California Route 1 Mach-E in white. Alongside the Mach-E was a Wimbledon white ’65 Mustang convertible, and a 2015 California Special GT, all belonging to Stephen Engro. As noted
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Tesla CEO* Elon Musk has tweeted more than 3,000 times this year. We at CleanTechnica follow his tweets closely, since he provides much insight on Tesla via tweet and even breaks much news via Twitter. Additionally, I interacted with Elon several times this year on Twitter regarding a variety of Tesla topics (Autopilot, solar, and gigafactories, for example) —
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Heating an EV passenger compartment requires additional energy, which sometimes reduces the vehicle’s range. Engineering specialist IAV teamed up with Louisenthal, a manufacturer of banknote substrates, security papers and security foils, to develop an energy-efficient heating concept that requires considerably less energy while increasing comfort for drivers and passengers.  At the heart of the heating
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If you’re a fan of 1980s pop culture, take note: an official “A-Team” van is heading to auction Jan. 22 through Worldwide Auctioneers. For those unfamiliar with the show, “The A-Team” followed the exploits of four ex-special-forces soldiers—Colonel John “Hannibal” Smith, Lieutenant Templeton “Faceman” Peck, Sergeant Bosco “B.A.” Baracus, and Corporal H.M. “Howling Mad” Murdock—who
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Within the executive suites at every legacy automaker, there are pro-EV and anti-EV factions, which continually strive for mastery, like Zoroastrianism’s Asha and Druj. Now Volkswagen Group Chairman Herbert Diess, a staunch EV advocate, has apparently won a major boardroom battle, clearing the way for him to proceed with his progressive plans for the German
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Wärtsilä, a provider of marine industry LNG solutions and services, will supply its Energy Storage System (ESS) to Louisiana-based Harvey Gulf, which will retrofit the system to four Harvey Energy-class LNG-fueled Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs). A fifth vessel in this class was previously fitted with a Wärtsilä ESS. When the upgrade project is completed, all
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First glimpse of the prototype mobile charging robot CEO Schmall: “Available charging infrastructure is key in the success of electric mobility” Charging and charging systems combined as core issues at Group Components Volkswagen Group Components Previews Mobile Charging Robot Wolfsburg — Today, Volkswagen Group Components gives the first glimpse of the prototypes of its mobile
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Indian commercial vehicle giant Tata Motors recently delivered 26 electric buses to Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST), which operates the public transport system in Mumbai. The buses are part of a larger order of 340 electric buses, which will be delivered in phases. The 25-seater Tata Ultra Urban 9/9 electric buses were delivered at
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A new teardown of the battery cells in 7 electric cars resulted in showing that Tesla still dominates electric car batteries, but it’s getting closer. The electric vehicle market is maturing and many automakers are starting to settle with similar battery chemistries. Several battery cell manufacturers are emerging as leaders, like Panasonic, LG Chem, Samsung
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Ammo NYC founder Larry Kosilla brings an obsessive attention to detail to everything he does, including the space where he works on cars. After outgrowing his home garage, Kosilla set out to build the ultimate detailing garage, a process that took about a year. Kosilla started with an existing building, working with an architect on
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