Topic: Technology

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Can Closed Loop Battery Recycling, Geothermal Lithium Help Solve the Supply Crunch?

June 29, 2022Five- to tenfold growth is expected in the global lithium battery market over the next decade as people shift to electric vehicles (EVs), but already lithium supplies are tight.

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The Future Charging Standard for Heavy-Duty EVs

June 28, 2022Four years after kicking off a task force on heavy-duty charging for commercial vehicles, CharIN E.V. has developed and demonstrated a new global solution for heavy-duty trucks and other heavy-duty modes of transportation: a Megawatt Charging System.

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Daimler, European Partners to Test HD Truck Using Liquid Hydrogen Fuel

June 27, 2022To test the use of liquid hydrogen as a commercial vehicle fuel, Daimler Truck announced it is putting a prototype heavy-duty truck and filling station into operation in Germany.

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Reaching Your School Bus Electrification Goals

June 23, 2022With the right support and guidance, school districts can benefit from rebates as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus Program.

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Elon Musk Says New Tesla Plants Are Losing Billions

June 22, 2022Elon Musk said Tesla Inc.’s new plants in Germany and Texas are losing “billions of dollars” as the electric vehicle maker tries to ramp up production.

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Hydron Startup Plans Hydrogen-Powered Autonomous Trucks

June 14, 2022A co-founder of autonomous software trucking leader TuSimple is starting a new venture to fuel autonomous trucks with zero-emissions hydrogen.

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Embark Autonomous and BYD Electric Trucks Demo the Future

June 9, 2022Inside a gated parking lot adjacent to a metal scrap business and surrounded by fully grown palm trees, a demonstration of the future of drayage for autonomous trucks played out on a partly cloudy spring morning.

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CO2 Battery Cracks the Code for Clean Grid, Startup Says

June 9, 2022An Italian company announced that it will commercially deploy a long-duration energy storage system using liquefied carbon dioxide.

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Toyota Combines ‘Autonomous’ with ‘Mobility-as-a-Service’ in Sienna Autono-MaaS

June 1, 2022Toyota recently announced that its Michigan-based production development teams have been modifying Indiana-produced 2022 Sienna minivans to create a new vehicle platform compatible with third-party autonomous driving kits and sensors for use in mobility-as-a-service applications.

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Volvo Introducing Fossil-Free Steel in its Trucks

May 25, 2022The world’s first truck manufacturer to do so, Volvo is now introducing fossil-free steel in its trucks, which will be produced by the Swedish steel company SSAB and will be first included in Volvo’s heavy-duty electric trucks.

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Wins SCAG Sustainability Award

May 24, 2022The Southern California Association of Governments recently awarded the Volvo LIGHTS project with its 2022 Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability award.

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Experts Urge Preparation Now for Transition to EVs

May 24, 2022Sometime in the 2020s or early 2030s a growing number of traditional longhaul trucks could be running on hydrogen fuel cell systems while vans and trucks running regional and local routes will rely on battery-electric propulsion systems.

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SEA Electric Highlights Latest Development of SV6 EV Chassis

May 10, 2022SEA Electric showcased some leading-edge developments for its SV6 EV stripped chassis, building upon the the recent announcement of the new product.

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Volvo CE Reveals Electric Equipment Lineup

May 10, 2022Volvo Construction Equipment announces the availability of three new electric equipment models, bringing the electric lineup to five machines.

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Blue Bird Unveils EV Platform for Class 5-6

May 10, 2022Blue Bird Corporation unveiled a Class 5-6 electric vehicle chassis that will deliver a wide range of options for battery-electric vehicles.

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Hexagon Expands its Clean Fuels Options

May 10, 2022Through a recent acquisition, Hexagon Group and its subsidiaries will now be able to offer LNG and hydrogen fueling options for fleets.

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