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Green Auto

  • newLawmakers want GM to commit to producing all U.S. EVs domestically

    Lawmakers want GM to commit to producing all U.S. EVs domestically

    Filed under:Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Plants/Manufacturing,GMIt plans 20 electric models by 2023 but says a new car for Ohio is unlikely.Continue reading Lawmakers want GM to commit…
    - 49 mins ago 12 Dec 18, 8:32am -
  • newDaimler to buy $23 billion worth of EV battery cells

    Daimler to buy $23 billion worth of EV battery cells

    Filed under:Green,Marketing/Advertising,Mercedes-Benz,Electric,Future,HybridThat's its battery budget through 2030.Continue reading Daimler to buy $23 billion worth of EV battery cellsDaimler to buy $23 bi…
    - 17 hours ago 11 Dec 18, 4:00pm -
  • Here's how Porsche plans to electrify the 911

    Here's how Porsche plans to electrify the 911

    Filed under:Green,Porsche,Convertible,Coupe,Hybrid,PerformanceThe battery in the hybrid 911s will go in the front for better balance.Continue reading Here's how Porsche plans to electrify the 911Here's how…
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 18, 8:20am -
  • Pininfarina electric hypercar officially named Battista

    Pininfarina electric hypercar officially named Battista

    Filed under:Green,Geneva Motor Show,Green Driving,Coupe,Electric,Luxury,Performance,SupercarsThe PF0 codename is ditched for something a bit more Italian.Continue reading Pininfarina electric hypercar officially named Batti…
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 18, 6:15am -
  • Musk says commute 'with no driver input at all' coming 'soon'

    Musk says commute 'with no driver input at all' coming 'soon'

    Filed under:Green,Tesla,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Autonomous,Electric,LuxuryNavigate on Autopilot expansions are supposed to make it possible.Continue reading Musk says commute 'with no driver input at all' coming 's…
    - 2 days ago 10 Dec 18, 12:24pm -
  • Pininfarina PF1 SUV reported to get 1,049 hp and Rivian EV platform

    Pininfarina PF1 SUV reported to get 1,049 hp and Rivian EV platform

    Filed under:Green,Rumormill,Crossover,SUV,Electric,Future,Luxury,Performance,SupercarsPF1 with 135-kW battery pack to challenge the Lamborghini Urus.Continue reading Pininfarina PF1 SUV reported to get 1,049 hp and Rivian E…
    - 2 days ago 10 Dec 18, 7:45am -
  • GM battles federal government to retain tax credit for electric cars

    GM battles federal government to retain tax credit for electric cars

    Filed under:Government/Legal,Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Plants/Manufacturing,GM,ElectricIn spite of opposition by Trump and others, it lobbies to raise cap on incentive.Continue reading GM battles federal government to r…
    - 2 days ago 10 Dec 18, 7:15am -
  • Elon Musk on '60 Minutes' says Tesla's new chairwoman can't rein him in

    Elon Musk on '60 Minutes' says Tesla's new chairwoman can't rein him in

    Filed under:Earnings/Financials,Green,Plants/Manufacturing,TV/Movies,Tesla,Crossover,Sedan,SUV,ElectricHe also says nobody is checking his tweets, and he might buy a GM plant.Continue reading Elon Musk on '60 Minutes' says…
    - 2 days ago 10 Dec 18, 5:55am -

Inside EV

  • newElectric Car Pros & Cons: What To Consider Before Buying
    HERE’S A CHECKLIST OF WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO CONSIDER BEFORE SHOPPING FOR YOUR FIRST EV. Automakers are ramping up their investments in electric vehicles both to help meet emissions and fuel economy rules and to prepare for future demand as battery…
    - 13 mins ago 12 Dec 18, 9:08am -
  • newTesla Might Expand To Elon Musk’s South African Homeland In 2019
    Is Africa finally ready for Tesla and is Tesla ready for Africa? South Africa is one of those places where you can’t buy a Tesla, but according to Elon Musk – who left South Africa for North America almost 30 years ago – there is a chance for…
    - 47 mins ago 12 Dec 18, 8:34am -
  • newState-By-State Look At Plug-In Electric Cars Per 1,000 Residents

    State-By-State Look At Plug-In Electric Cars Per 1,000 Residents

    Average number of plug-in cars in U.S. is 2.21 per 1,000 residents According to the US DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, as of the end of 2017, the highest number of plug-in electric cars per 1,000 people in the U.S. was in Cal…
    - 1 hour ago 12 Dec 18, 8:00am -
  • newHere’s How A Plug-In Hybrid Porsche 911 Would Come To Life
    It appears a Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid is a reality after all. Porsche has gone round and round about whether it will eventually launch an all-electric or plug-in hybrid 911. According to a recent report by Autocar, the car maker is planning ahead.…
    - 2 hours ago 12 Dec 18, 7:36am -
  • newTesla Launches Model 3 In Japan: First Deliveries In Late 2019
    At least 6-7 months of additional waiting. After presenting the Tesla Model 3 in Japan in November, it’s now known that the first deliveries will begin in the second half of 2019. Japanese media says deliveries will be in late 2019. Japan probably…
    - 2 hours ago 12 Dec 18, 7:17am -
  • newPorsche Formula E Project Leader Made Wrong Choice
    Formula 1-bound Andreas Seidl would have taken a new role with overall control of motorsport at Porsche had he remained with the German manufacturer. The former team principal of the marque’s ultra-successful World Endurance Championship LMP1 squad…
    - 2 hours ago 12 Dec 18, 7:00am -
  • newTesla Model 3 Production May Now Exceed 140,000

    Tesla Model 3 Production May Now Exceed 140,000

    Tesla Model 3 Tracker still doesn’t show signs of >5,000 a week, but we know it’s sometimes faulty. According to Bloomberg’s Tesla Model 3 Tracker, cumulative production of the Tesla Model 3 stands now (as of December 12, 2018) at 142,078. The…
    - 2 hours ago 12 Dec 18, 7:00am -
  • newAudi Approves Mega Spending On Electric Mobility

    Audi Approves Mega Spending On Electric Mobility

    The Audi board approved a €14 billion investment plan in “electric mobility, digitalization and autonomous driving” by the end of 2023. Audi is part of the larger Volkswagen Group. And that means that it’s also a co-culprit in the whole dies…
    - 3 hours ago 12 Dec 18, 6:31am -

Battery Power Online

  • The End Of The Chevy Volt
    GM is retiring the Chevy Volt, its first electric car. The Volt factory in Detroit will be put on hold while the car-maker decides its next move. 
    - 2 days ago 10 Dec 18, 11:02am -
  • JCI, Toshiba Join To Create Hybrid Vehicle System
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | Johnson Controls Power Solutions and Toshiba announced they will work together on developing low-voltage lithium ion batteries that will be paired with lead acid for use in hybrid vehicle applications.
    - 6 days ago 6 Dec 18, 7:51am -
  • Kokam Announces 40 MWh Projects In South Korea
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | Kokam has announced two projects totaling 40 Megawatt hours (MWh) of photovoltaic (PV)-connected Energy Storage System (ESS) capacity in South Korea. These two projects, representing 12 MWh and 28 MWh of ESS capacity, will use Ko…
    - 14 days ago 28 Nov 18, 8:21am -
  • Disaster Recovery Orgs Turn To Batteries And Solar Power
    BATTERY POWER BRIEF | Direct Relief, a nonprofit disaster recovery organization based in Santa Barbara, California, is protecting itself with a solar-powered microgrid, equipped with a Tesla battery and software, Fast Company reports.
    - 28 days ago 14 Nov 18, 8:32am -
  • Setting The Stage For A European Battery Cell Market
    BATTERY POWER NEWS | What does a technology-smart battery policy look like? It’s something the European Commission should carefully consider, according to a perspective published in Science.
    - 36 days ago 6 Nov 18, 2:20pm -
  • Future Electric Cars Could Be One Giant Battery
    BATTERY POWER BRIEF | Researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden believe the bodies of electric cars can be utilized to operate as electrodes in a lithium-ion battery, becoming part of the battery itself.
    - 49 days ago 24 Oct 18, 12:35pm -
  • Renewable Capacity Statistics 2018
    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive renewable energy statistics on a range of topics. This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the last decade (2008-2017) in trilingual tables.…
    - 56 days ago 17 Oct 18, 10:02am -

Car Envy

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept hints at future sedan and autonomy plans
Filed under:Videos,Detroit Auto Show,Nissan,Sedan,Concept Cars,Beauty RollNissan reveals the Vmotion 2.0 concept at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, showcasing the future of the automaker's sedan design and Intelligent Mobility…
- 9 Jan 17, 8:30am -
Star Wars Stormtrooper Dodge Charger Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Videos,Dodge,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the Star Wars Stormtrooper-themed Dodge Charger. Enjoy.Con…
- 18 Dec 15, 9:56am -
2016 Chevrolet Volt Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Videos,Chevrolet,Hatchback,Electric,Hybrid,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. Enj…
- 12 Nov 15, 2:00pm -
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Videos,Chevrolet,Coupe,Performance,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray…
- 9 Nov 15, 4:15pm -
2016 Tesla Model S P90D Beauty-Roll
Filed under:Green,Videos,Tesla,Sedan,Electric,Luxury,Performance,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Tesla Mod…
- 6 Nov 15, 12:01pm -
2016 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T Beauty Roll
Filed under:Videos,Hyundai,Sedan,Beauty RollNo voice over. No host in your face. Nothing but the cars you want to see, in glorious high-definition video. Today's subject is the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T. Enjoy.Continue…
- 3 Nov 15, 8:30am -

Fuel Cell

  • Paving the way for more efficient hydrogen cars
    For hydrogen cars to become mainstream, scientists need to develop more efficient hydrogen-storage systems. Now, researchers have used metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) to set a new record for hydrogen storage capacity under normal operating conditions…
    - 7 days ago 5 Dec 18, 10:40am -
  • Team converts wet biological waste to diesel-compatible fuel

    Team converts wet biological waste to diesel-compatible fuel

    In a step toward producing renewable engine fuels that are compatible with existing diesel fuel infrastructure, researchers report they can convert wet biowaste, such as swine manure and food scraps, into a fuel that can be blended with diesel and th…
    - 8 days ago 4 Dec 18, 10:10am -
  • Electrochemical techniques for monitoring microbial growth demonstrated

    Electrochemical techniques for monitoring microbial growth demonstrated

    Researchers have demonstrated the use of electrochemical techniques to monitor the growth status and energy levels of microorganisms used in biotechnology industries.
    - 8 days ago 4 Dec 18, 6:03am -
  • Brilliant iron molecule could provide cheaper solar energy

    Brilliant iron molecule could provide cheaper solar energy

    For the first time, researchers have succeeded in creating an iron molecule that can function both as a photocatalyst to produce fuel and in solar cells to produce electricity. The results indicate that the iron molecule could replace the more expens…
    - 12 days ago 30 Nov 18, 8:16am -
  • New catalyst produces cheap hydrogen fuel

    New catalyst produces cheap hydrogen fuel

    Chemistry researchers have discovered cheaper and more efficient materials for producing hydrogen for the storage of renewable energy that could replace current water-splitting catalysts.
    - 13 days ago 29 Nov 18, 7:00am -
  • Putting hybrid-electric aircraft performance to the test

    Putting hybrid-electric aircraft performance to the test

    Although hybrid-electric cars are becoming commonplace, similar technology applied to airplanes comes with significantly different challenges. Aerospace engineers are addressing some of them toward the development of a more sustainable alternative to…
    - 15 days ago 27 Nov 18, 2:14pm -
  • Living electrodes with bacteria and organic electronics

    Living electrodes with bacteria and organic electronics

    Researchers have developed a method that increases the signal strength from microbial electrochemical cells by up to 20 times. The secret is a film with an embedded bacterium: Shewanella oneidensis.
    - 16 days ago 26 Nov 18, 10:43am -
  • Affordable catalyst for CO2 recycling

    Affordable catalyst for CO2 recycling

    A catalyst for carbon dioxide recycling, Mineral pentlandite may also be a conceivable alternative to expensive precious metal catalysts. Pentlandite had previously been known as a catalyst for hydrogen production. By adding a suitable solvent, the r…
    - 26 days ago 16 Nov 18, 8:06am -

Power Electronics

Green Tech from Tech Crunch

  • Why you need a supercomputer to build a house

    Why you need a supercomputer to build a house

    When the hell did building a house become so complicated? Don’t let the folks on HGTV fool you. The process of building a home nowadays is incredibly painful. Just applying for the necessary permits can be a soul-crushing undertaking that’ll have…
    - 4 days ago 8 Dec 18, 10:38am -
  • Cove.Tool wants to solve climate change one efficient building at a time

    Cove.Tool wants to solve climate change one efficient building at a time

    As the fight against climate change heats up, Cove.Tool is looking to help tackle carbon emissions one building at a time. The Atlanta-based startup provides an automated big-data platform that helps architects, engineers and contractors identify the…
    - 8 days ago 4 Dec 18, 12:01pm -
  • Agtech startup Imago AI is using computer vision to boost crop yields

    Agtech startup Imago AI is using computer vision to boost crop yields

    Presenting onstage today in the 2018 TC Disrupt Berlin Battlefield is Indian agtech startup Imago AI, which is applying AI to help feed the world’s growing population by increasing crop yields and reducing food waste. As startup missions go, it’s…
    - 13 days ago 29 Nov 18, 8:14am -
  • That night, a forest flew

    That night, a forest flew

    Wildfires are consuming our forests. The institutions and technologies to keep these environments healthy have suffered decades of neglect. DroneSeed is a Seattle-based startup that aims to combat this problem.
    - 16 days ago 26 Nov 18, 1:07pm -
  • Lightfoot gets $4M to nudge more drivers to go smooth with a ‘Fitbit for cars’
    U.K. car tech startup Lightfoot, which sells a telematics system that gives real-time feedback to drivers combined with a rewards platform to further incentivize good driving, has picked up £3.2 million (~$4M) from London-based early-stage venture f…
    - 23 days ago 19 Nov 18, 4:49am -
  • Tesla, GM and Nissan are all part of a new coalition aiming to extend the EV tax credit

    Tesla, GM and Nissan are all part of a new coalition aiming to extend the EV tax credit

    Tesla, GM and Nissan are among a group of 15 companies that launched a new coalition aimed at reforming the electric vehicle tax credit. The group, called EV Drive Coalition, brings together a mix of automakers, industry giant ABB, climate change and…
    - 29 days ago 13 Nov 18, 9:18am -
  • How issues of microtransit, congestion and parking are closing in on cities

    How issues of microtransit, congestion and parking are closing in on cities

    Earlier this week in a new experimental newsletter I’ve been helping Danny Crichton on, we briefly discussed transit pundit Jarrett Walker’s article in The Atlantic arguing against the view that ridesharing and microtransit will be the future of…
    - 31 days ago 11 Nov 18, 8:10am -
  • David Attenborough to voice Netflix’s nature conservation series, Our Planet
    Netflix has persuaded everyone’s favorite naturalist, David Attenborough, to voice its forthcoming original nature documentary series, Our Planet, which is slated to put conservation squarely in the frame, not just offer glorious animal eye-candy.…
    - 33 days ago 9 Nov 18, 1:34am -