Electrification of the Mining Industry — CleanTech Talk with Ideanomics CEO Alf Poor

Credit to Author: Andrea Bertoli| Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 05:23:23 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan chats again with Alf Poor, CEO of Ideanomics, Inc., about the electrification of the mining industry, and the benefits of choosing electric for heavy duty vehicles

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Slashing Emissions From Tractor Trailers: Electric Semi Axles, Renewable Diesel

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:25:41 +0000

Newton eTrailer electric axleAnything that reduces carbon emissions and other pollutants from the diesel engines used to haul the world’s freight is a good thing. Electric semi-trailers and renewable diesel fuel are two options.

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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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Tesla’s Efficiency Advantage: Cheap & Abundant LFP Batteries Will Power Mass-Market EVs

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:30:37 +0000

Tesla’s second quarter earnings call just confirmed what may be the hottest technology topic for the electric vehicle revolution. Relatively inexpensive and abundant Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries are well suited to affordable mass market EVs, so long as they are energy efficient. This confirms that frequent concerns over battery mineral constraints (and fundamental cost barriers) for powering the EV transition can potentially be laid to rest

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Is Honda Waking Up?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 05:52:16 +0000

Honda has formed a “comprehensive strategic alliance” with CATL, one of the world’s top three EV battery producers. This is not just a contract for batteries, but a rather deep and broad partnership

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There’s A Global Battery Revolution Underway, & Tesla’s Leading It

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 03:51:06 +0000

Tesla Charging Greenlots Charger WIth Solar Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnicaIf you were looking to nominate a particular technology as the most influential of the early 21st century, batteries would be a logical choice. Cheap, compact batteries made smartphones and mobile computing possible, and larger and more powerful batteries represent the enabling technology behind electric mobility, renewable energy, and the smart grid

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XPeng Expands Its EV Lineup With New P7

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:15:35 +0000

The XPeng P7 may be the competitive electric car Elon Musk has been asking for. It is the longest range electric car available from any Chinese manufacturer, including Tesla.

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19× More Invested In EVs & EV Batteries In Europe Last Year Than In 2018

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:43:51 +0000

According to a Transport & Environment report, Europe poured €60 billion into EV production and EV battery production in 2019, a whopping 19 times more money than it put into them in

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Recent LG Chem, CATL, & SK Innovation Battery News

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 04:23:09 +0000

Three of the top companies in EV battery world had some notable news at the end of April that never saw the light of day here on CleanTechnica. Let’s jump into them

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Tesla Model 3 SR+ Reported To Have 39% Gross Margin In China

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 11:10:54 +0000

A few more details on the made-in-China Tesla Model 3 with cobalt-free lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) batteries have surfaced, as well as some financial speculation

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