Month: February 2021

The Tennessee Valley Authority and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation have partnered to develop a statewide fast charging network. The plan is to add approximately 50 new charging locations, one every 50 miles, along Tennessee’s interstates and major highways. There are currently about 24 public fast charging locations in the state that support
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February 25, 2021 Sameer Kwatra Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. India’s 2021annual budget prioritizes clean air and clean transportation. As the world’s third largest oil importer, and the fifth largest automobile market, India is signaling a shift to electric mobility. However, to grow the nascent EV market, financing is critical. An estimated $266 billion is needed in cumulative capital by 2030 to transition
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Fastned, the European fast-charging network, has successfully completed an accelerated bookbuild offering (of 1,875,000 new depositary receipts of ordinary shares, at €80 each) to qualified investors, which results in €150 million ($181 million) in gross proceeds. According to the press release, the new securities represent about 12.5% of the company’s existing issued share capital. Fastned explains
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If you’re looking for a small hatchback that delivers on fuel economy and flexibility, just a few new cars come to mind. Add in great safety ratings, and the list narrows down to one: the latest Honda Fit. Subscribe for the latest GreenCarReports.com videos: http://bit.ly/12upBka Watch More Videos on GreenCarReports.com: http://www.greencarreports.com/videos Follow Us Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreenCarReports
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Sandy Munro reveals a shocking opinion on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Does it support Elon Musk’s dislike of the hydrogen technology or does Sandy support Bill Gates claims praising the fuel cell tech for certain types of electric vehicles? Find out in this video! WATCH NEXT: https://youtu.be/ctv1w3T0sGk Sandy’s Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj–iMtToRO_cGG_fpmP5XQ OUR SPONSORS: ❤️ BOSLEY: Learn
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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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Charged has been reporting on electric trucks for a decade, but the electrification of real-world fleets has been frustratingly slow, and several would-be e-truck builders have gone bust waiting for fleet operators to conduct years-long pilots. Now we’re finally starting to see some large orders. Will 2021 be the year of the electric truck? A
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American EV automaker Rivian released test footage of its R1T pickup in temperatures below freezing on the figid Minnesota – Ontario border. Rivian explains that its engineers bundled up and headed north to test and refine R1T vehicle dynamics and battery performance. Unfortunately for them, the tests were in a place where temperatures regularly drop
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The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has released a report by Roskill that analyzes the EU’s nickel requirements for EV batteries within the context of the global market over a twenty-year forecast horizon to 2040. Against this demand backdrop, Roskill critically assessed the EU’s internal supply capabilities and identified the risk of future shortages.
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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 current situation at Tesla Fremont factory, Hyundai Ioniq 5, WD ID.4, 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 all
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Redwood Materials, the battery recycling venture founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has signed an agreement to recycle scrap and defective battery cells for Envision AESC, which manufactures batteries for the Nissan LEAF in Smyrna, Tennessee. Recycling batteries is not only environmentally sound, but it may soon become an economic necessity, as demand for
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The specs of the Rivian Adventure Network, the electric pickup truck startup’s upcoming charging network, have been revealed with a higher capacity than expected. Last year, Electrek revealed that Rivian is working on its own electric car charging network called the “Rivian Adventure Network” and it is hiring people who worked on Tesla’s Supercharger network to
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Nissan’s engineering and design teams worked to maximise Ariya’s driving range with a decade of electric vehicle know-how Targeted drag coefficient of 0.297 means Ariya is expected to become the most aerodynamic Nissan crossover Ariya’s meticulously-shaped design seamlessly slices through the air, helping to maximise driving efficiency PARIS (Feb. 24th, 2021) – Drawing on a decade
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Last month, President Biden plotted out the future for the federal vehicle fleet as American-made and all-electric. Yet the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on Tuesday awarded ten-year, multi-billion-dollar contract for next-generation postal vehicles, many of which will have engines and tailpipes.  According to an announcement of the contract Tuesday, the USPS will provide Oshkosh Defense,
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