https://www.sciencedaily.com/images/scidaily-icon.png As electric vehicle production revs up across the globe, an inherent consequence will be the mutually growing number of retired lithium-ion batteries that, unlike traditional lead-acid car batteries, are difficult to dispose of. A new Cornell University-led study identifies several keys to sustainably managing the influx, with an emphasis on battery chemistry, second-life applications
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https://www.teslarati.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/tesla-supercharger-16-1024×683.jpg The Tesla Supercharger Network came in on top in Auto Express’ Driver Power Survey, which based the results on the feedback and experiences of real customers using public charging networks in the United Kingdom. The Driver Power Survey included questions about charging speed, security at the charging stations, reliability, prices, and customer service. It
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ACTIVTRADES WEEKLY By CHRIS ILLING www.activtrades.bs These are very small parts, sometimes no larger than a grain of rice, that are causing such great turbulence in the world economy. Semi-conductors, or chips, can be found in almost every device today – in hairdryers as well as in washing machines, in game consoles, cell phones, wind
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The Swedish electric car start-up Uniti has returned with news after a long break from communication. The company has been hit hard by the pandemic. A bridging loan promised for the end of November has also been delayed – which currently threatens the company’s existence. According to Uniti CEO Lewis Horne on LinkedIn, the company
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Today is Monday. Welcome to Equilibrium, a newsletter that tracks the growing global battle over the future of sustainability. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup.  A blizzard that has blanketed the mountaintops of Hawaii’s Big Island has provided a rare opportunity for athletes versed in “volcano skiing,” The Wall Street Journal reported.  “I’ll do 10 runs easy,” retired
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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Mammography Equipment – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Mammography Equipment estimated at US$2.1 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$3.3 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% over the
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A Toyota battery plant in North Carolina will make cells starting in 2025, bound for American-built hybrid and electric vehicles, the company confirmed on Monday.  Called the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite, the $1.29 billion plant in Randolph County, North Carolina, will provide 1,750 jobs and builds on a commitment to U.S.-built batteries that Toyota made in October. The
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https://www.sciencedaily.com/images/scidaily-icon.png Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a scalable, low-cost method to improve the joining of materials in solid-state batteries, resolving one of the big challenges in the commercial development of safe, long-lived energy storage systems. Solid-state batteries incorporate a safer, fast-charging architecture featuring a solid-state electrolyte versus the
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https://www.teslarati.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/frod-mustang-mach-e.jpg Ford’s strength in the general auto sector seems to be spilling over somewhat to its electric vehicle business. In November, the company claimed the title of America’s best-selling automaker for the third consecutive month, a streak that it has not been able to accomplish since 1974. This was made possible as Ford posted a
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A North Carolina Toyota battery plant will make cells starting in 2025, bound for American-built electrified vehicles, including EVs, the company confirmed on Monday.  The $1.29 million plant, in Randolph County, North Carolina, and called the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite, will provide 1,750 jobs and builds on a commitment to U.S.-built batteries made in October. The battery
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The government of South Korea is planning a significant expansion of the infrastructure for battery and hydrogen vehicles. By the end of this year there should be over 1,000 charging stations and 43 hydrogen stations by the end of 2022. According to the South Korean Ministry of Transport, the number of charging stations at motorway
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Looking for an electric mountain bike? We’re looking to help. Below is a guide on choosing an electric mountain bike, including short reviews of several of them. First, what are the main issues to consider? Cost: $1,000 to $18,000 Class 1, 2, or 3 Drive: Mid or Rear Hub Tire Width: 2.3”, 2.6”, or 4”
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Volvo reports 7,667 car sales in the U.S. in November, which is down 33.8% year-over-year. The company explains the decrease by “a shortage of components, which affected production.” The year-to-date result is still positive – 111,733 (up 16.5% year-over-year). Nonetheless, the Volvo Recharge plug-in sub-brand is growing. In November, the company sold some 1,712 plug-ins (up
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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) estimated at US$19.5 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$29 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR
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https://www.sciencedaily.com/images/scidaily-icon.png Two-dimensional MXene has been a rising star in the energy world as they can store energy fast. But their unstable voltage output limits their applications. A collaborative research team led by scientists from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has recently developed battery-like electrochemical Nb2CTx MXene electrodes with stable voltage output and high energy
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https://i2.wp.com/electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2021/12/Arrival-Battery-Modules.jpg?resize=1200%2C628&quality=82&strip=all&ssl=1 EV automaker Arrival has announced plans to build a $11.5 million High Voltage Battery Module (HVBM) assembly plant in Charlotte, North Carolina. The new battery facility will add 150 jobs and join two Arrival facilities already established in the US city. Arrival is a technology company specializing in electric vehicles, particularly vans and buses. In
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https://cdn.motor1.com/images/mgl/lggKN/s1/herbert-diess-at-the-wheel-of-the-vw-id.3.jpg Over the past few weeks, Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess has been locked in a standoff with the carmaker’s powerful works council. As late as Friday, things appeared to be settled in the union’s favor and Diess’s days as CEO of Europe’s biggest automaker were numbered. However, the dispute seems to have been resolved, Reuters
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https://www.teslarati.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Lucid_DeliveryBreakfast-0780.jpg Lucid Group (NASDAQ: LCID) has received a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission to turn over documents related to its SPAC merger deal with Churchill Capital Corp. IV, which occurred earlier this year. “On December 3, 2021, Lucid Group, Inc. (the “Company”) received a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”)
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John MacArthur from Portland State University (PSU) presented on trends that they have been seeing in their eBike research. Some of the highlights were that the eBike share ridership is back up to pre-pandemic levels, eBike riders ride further and more often compared to traditional bikes, and 40% of eBike trips replaced car trips. John
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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Data Center Infrastructure Management Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Implications and Growth” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global data center infrastructure management market is expected to grow from $1.65 billion in 2020 to $2.12 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 28.1%. The market is expected
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Along with incentives, B.C. and Quebec are the only provinces with ZEV mandates that require carmakers to sell a minimum percentage of EVs – if they don’t, they have to pay fines.George Clerk www.georgeclerk.com/iStockPhoto / Getty Images I’m looking to trade in my 13-year-old Toyota Prius for a battery-electric vehicle. I understand that Toyota’s upcoming
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