Lithium Can Be Extracted From Groundwater At Geothermal Installations

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2020 22:00:30 +0000

lithium from goethermal grouindwaterScientists at the KIT Energy Center have devised a way to extract lithium from the groundwater used by geothermal facilities in Germany.

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CleanTechnica Interview with Peter Carlsson, CEO of Northvolt: Part One — Background, Mission, & Unique Approach

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2020 00:49:36 +0000

CleanTechnica recently interviewed Peter Carlsson, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturing startup-slash-giant. Northvolt plans to use renewable energy to manufacture battery cells and packs for the European market, and already has substantial agreements in place with Volkswagen, BMW, ABB, and others. We sat down virtually with Peter to learn about the company’s unique approach, and plans

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Electric Vehicle Charging Juiced By Millions Of Federal Dollars, Silicon Edition

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 16:07:19 +0000

electric vehicle charging EV batteriesThe US Department of Energy is determined to kill off gasmobiles with more $$ to speed up electric vehicle charging, by building better batteries

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The New BMW iX3 Is Coming To South Africa!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 21:38:48 +0000

The BMW iX3 shares the same platform as the plug-in hybrid, the mild hybrid, and the fossil fuel X3 models. The iX3 will be built at the BMW/Brilliance Automotive joint venture plant in China where BMW has been producing the X3. BMW also produces the X3 in Rosslyn, Pretoria, South Africa. Since they share the same platform, we hope in the long run BMW can start to also build the iX3 in Pretoria

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BMW Claims iX3 Beats Audi e-tron On Range, But What’s The Price & Availability?

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:51:49 +0000

Early this morning in Munich, BMW Chairman Oliver Zipse presented an update on the BMW iX3 full electric SUV due out later this year

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The Unpleasant Marriage Of Germany’s Top Auto Executives With Government Politicians

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 18:56:23 +0000

A secret and never written codex has been defined in the last 100 years that describes the relationship between the German auto industry and the government. Everybody follows the codex and its rules, but no one talks about it

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Sweden At 26% Plug-in Vehicle Market Share

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:48:32 +0000

Sweden remains an odd plug-in vehicle market in which plug-in hybrids heavily outweigh full electrics. Part of that may be because Volvo Cars only sells plug-in hybrids so far, and Volvo is sort of popular in Sweden

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Portugal EV Market Share = 12%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 05:46:11 +0000

Portugal is a somewhat surprising bright spot in the electric vehicle market. It has one of the highest EV market shares (share of its overall auto market) in the world, yet is not a very wealthy nation like Norway of the Netherlands. And it’s EV market share hasn’t popped all of a sudden. The country has been doing well consistently for a while

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Audi Snubs EVs, Says Will Continue To “Massively” Invest In Combustion Engines

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:25:48 +0000

In what seems to be an obvious snub toward electric vehicles, Audi’s new CEO, Markus Duesmann, said the company will continue to “massively” invest in combustion engines

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