Cadillac Lyriq EV, Xpeng In Perspective, Smaller Tesla Cybertruck — CleanTech Weekly News Show #20

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 02:30:29 +0000

This week’s show covers: Xpeng’s US IPO as well as a lot of details about the company and the two other main Chinese competitors in the EV space; EV sales in China, Norway (which had nearly a 50% pure EV market), and the world as a whole; Hyundai; the new Cadillac Lyriq EV (with some media insider info); and a lot more!

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“Tell Us the Condition of Our Craft” — The Case for Pilot Mode: Improving Energy Feedback in the Tesla Model 3

Credit to Author: Danny Parker| Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 03:58:41 +0000

Even when the Tesla Model 3 begins to fully drive itself, it will still have humans on board. And it is best not to forget that. 

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Cadillac Lyric EV, Xpeng In Perspective, Smaller Tesla Cybertruck — CleanTech Weekly News Show #20

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 02:30:29 +0000

This week’s show covers: Xpeng’s US IPO as well as a lot of details about the company and the two other main Chinese competitors in the EV space; EV sales in China, Norway (which had nearly a 50% pure EV market), and the world as a whole; Hyundai; the new Cadillac Lyric EV (with some media insider info); and a lot more!

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Japan’s Disappointing EV Sales Are Bad For Africa, & Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 23:35:28 +0000

A potential bottleneck could come quite soon on the used EV supply side. Thanks to Japanese OEM’s love of mild hybrids and their quest to prolong the ICE age as long as possible, sales of EVs in Japan have been very disappointing. Sales have been so poor that the market share of EVs in Japan was recently just under 1%

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Nissan & E.ON Partner On Large UK Vehicle-To-Grid Project

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 00:28:47 +0000

Let’s dive into a new partnership between Nissan, E.ON, Newcastle University, Imperial College London, Northern Powergrid, UK Power Networks, and National Grid ESO — with Nissan and E.ON forming the core of the partnership. The consortium is named e4Future

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Africa’s Low Motorization Levels Present An Opportunity For Another Leapfrog Event

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:25:18 +0000

Even counting used vehicles, the majority of African countries still have very low levels of motorization compared to countries in the developed world. Only a handful of countries have motorization rates above 100 vehicles per 1,000 people

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Northvolt: $3 Billion For 2 Battery Gigafactories In Europe

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 22:26:28 +0000

Northvolt just raised another $1.6 billion in debt, bringing total debt and equity raised to $3 billion. We recently interview Northvolt CEO Peter Carlsson about Northvolt’s history and plans, giving much more insight and depth to what Northvolt’s plans are with that $3 billion

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It’s Happening! Car Dealers In Africa Are Starting To Stock More Used EVs

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:35:02 +0000

We are starting to see more and more used car dealers in Africa stocking used EVs and not just bringing in EVs per order

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Mercedes-Benz & CATL Team Up

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:12:33 +0000

One of the largest EV battery producers on the planet, CATL, and a luxury automaker out of Germany you might have heard of, Mercedes-Benz, have teamed up to “lead in battery technology.”

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300,000 Miles In Tesla Model S — But Just Getting Started (& Getting Crazier)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:30:22 +0000

It’s true. A Tesla with 300,000 miles isn’t that impressive anymore. After all, there are a handful out there over 500,000, and even one over 600,000 miles

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