NREL, NASA, & European Researchers Reveal Path to Even Safer Lithium-Ion Batteries

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 03:33:37 +0000

Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) — working with researchers at NASA and in Europe — identified a solution to preventing a dangerous chain reaction in lithium-ion batteries known as thermal runaway. “It is very rare that batteries fail catastrophically, but when that does happen it can be very damaging,” said Donal Finegan, […]

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£182 Million In London Congestion Charges & Fines — Mostly Fines — In 1 Year

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 01:26:59 +0000

Citroën UK recently received data from Transport for London (TfL) via a Freedom of Information (FOI) request and determined from the data that UK drivers (or “motorists” as they call them) had been fined £130 million for not paying the London Congestion Charge after going into the city in non-electric cars over a 12 month […]

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The Upcoming Aptera (& Other Future 1,000-Mile EVs) Can Do London-Moscow-Beijing

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 04:11:38 +0000

Now that readers helped me find data on China’s DC Fast Charging (DCFC) infrastructure, I’m ready to see if a vehicle like the Aptera could drive across all of Eurasia.

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Tesla “Plugs In” To London, Canada, By Taking Over Former Porsche Dealership

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 23:31:54 +0000

Tesla is plugging into London, Ontario, Canada, by taking over a former Porsche dealership, The London Free Press has reported. The former Porsche dealership is on London’s west end on Oxford Street West and will be a new Tesla service center

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5 Finalists For 2020–2021 Prize For Cities Show How To Tackle Climate Change & Inequality Together

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sun, 03 Jan 2021 09:40:55 +0000

WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities announced five projects as finalists for the 2020-2021 WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities last month for showing how cities can address both climate change and inequality together

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A 9 Year Old Died From Asthma — Her Death Was Most Likely Caused By Air Pollution

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 21:41:46 +0000

The story of a young girl, Ella Kissi-Debrah, who was 9 when she died, is one of heartbreak. Her death took place in 2013, and she died from something that I have — asthma

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Electric Truck, Taxi, & Van News — 5 New Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 01:28:46 +0000

There’s been a constant stream of electric truck and electric van news this year, and the past few weeks have been no exception. In fact, 5 stories quickly rolled in. Check them all out below

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London’s Mayor Takes On Heavy Vehicle Scrappage To Fight Air Pollution

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:26:50 +0000

The mayor of London is launching a heavy vehicle scrappage scheme to help solve the problem of toxic air in the city prior to the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) standards going into effect in March

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TAUR Is Launching An Electric Scooter Built For The Road

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:09:55 +0000

TAURIn 2019, TAUR, which is based out of London, was co-founded by Richard Adey and Carson Brown. Richard Adey, TAUR’s CEO, has worked at the Tesla Gigafactory, where he focused on electric vehicle technology. The co-founders gathered a team with experience not only at Tesla, but also at Apple, Ford, and Uniwheel. The goal is to create a new and fresh electric scooter that can be driven on the road, safely

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Oil Giant Total Buys London’s Largest EV Charging Network

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 23:36:19 +0000

French oil giant Total has bought the London’s largest EV charging network from another French giant, Bolloré Group. Source London, as the charge point network is called, includes more than 1,600 charge points

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