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Musk: Self Driving Cars Next Year

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Cars that need no human driver are coming next year, Elon Musk says -- again. Autonomous Vehicles Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Brazil robotaxis Tesla Tesla autopilot Tesla FSD Beta Tesla Full Self-Driving Tesla robotaxis

Nio Planning A US Factory

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A US factory may be in the cards for Nio. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles NIO

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Coming Soon To A Campground Near You: The Electric RV

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As you get ready to explore the scenic countryside this summer, you wish you could travel in an electric RV. What advances has the industry made? Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Manufacturing electric RVs RVs

DHL Orders Some Volvo Electric Trucks

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All over the world, if you want to get something there fast (especially documents), DHL are usually the folks to go to. Americans might not know how big they are, largely because the yellow vans disappeared from our roads in 2008, but before that happened, they were known for being lightning fast.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Why Even Fox Loves The Ford F-150 Lightning

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Sometimes it’s easy to get caught up in an echo chamber, especially with social media. It’s more fun and less frustrating to deal with like-minded people, and when it comes to electric vehicles, the sheer volume of misinformation just isn’t something anyone has time for.

6,000 Registrations for Funky Cat, 16 Kia e-Niro Ambulances, “Project Thunderball” — EV News Today

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The Funky Cat, Kia e-Niro ambulances, the all-electric “Project Thunderball” roadster, and the first ever, genuine, full-speed Electric MOKE — there’s lots of fun EV news to share today, beyond what we’ve written about ourselves. Scroll down to see even more.

Tesla FSD Training — The Rules-Based Automation That’s Needed

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Europe is in many aspects just a little bit different from the USA. One of the things that is different is the traffic laws. They have become more harmonized across Europe in recent years, but still not identical. Crossing a border implies getting into a jurisdiction with a different set of rules.

Dutch BEV Sales Up 98%, Tailpipe Vehicles Down 19% In April 2022

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The Dutch electric car (BEV) market continued its recovery in April as it started to do in Q1, up from the weak 2021 performance. The sales nearly doubled to 4,717 BEV sales compared to the same month last year. The market share increased from 10% to 21.4%.

Gridspertise — Advanced Digital Solutions For A Smart, Resilient Grid

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Climate change is putting grid resilience in the US to the test, with outages occurring almost everywhere- what's to be done? Climate Change Grid Smart Grid Sponsored grid resilience smart grids webinar

SEC Wants To Prevent ESG Funds From Greenwashing Following Tesla’s Removal From The S&P 500 ESG Index

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wants to prevent ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) funds from greenwashing. The SEC published a fact sheet with amendments calling for funds to show proof of their claims and to disclose how they choose companies and vote at annual meetings.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Massachusetts Court Rules Suit Against Exxon Can Move Forward

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Exxon keeps taking it on the chin in state courts, this time in Massachusetts. Climate Change Fossil Fuels Oil Exxon Massachusetts

A Year After the Shell Ruling: Big Victories & Next Steps for Climate Litigation

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Yesterday marked one year since the precedent-setting court ruling in the Netherlands, which ordered Shell to cut its activities’ carbon emissions by 45 percent compared to 2019 levels to align with the Paris climate agreement.

What Are Geophones?

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The Tool That Could Unlock the Potential of Geothermal Energy Deploying 60 gigawatts of geothermal electricity would be enough to provide clean, reliable power for 129 million American homes and businesses.

Live Webinar: Ensuring A High Quality EV Charging Experience With NEVI

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What’s all the fuss about BIL and NEVI? They mean great things for the cleantech revolution, the adoption of EVs in the US, and for improving the EV driver and charging experience.

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Free Charging in New Zealand — Is Home Charging Even Needed?

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Conversations with EV drivers in the United Kingdom and New Zealand are pointing to a massive increase in the availability of free charging at level 2 chargers. This leads to the question: As chargers become ubiquitous, do I need a home charger? What about that weekend road trip? “It’s

BLUETTI Launches Veteran & Military Benefit Program

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Just in time for the unofficial start of summer! Sponsored backup generators Bluetti sponsored post

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Toyo Turns Regular Vehicles Into Simulators

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When you’re testing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicle prototypes, or just vehicles in general, it makes sense to do a lot of the most dangerous work in simulations.

The Wild World Of Chinese Mini EVs

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I love electric vehicles, but they’re sure not cheap. For many people, a clean used EV is all that they can afford, and that usually costs almost as much as the cheapest new gas-powered cars.

New Research Finds Tesla Drivers 50% Less Likely To Crash

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According to new research by Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), Tesla owners are 50% less likely to crash while driving their cars.

Hyundai Built A Really Cool Efficient Camper Van

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A few weeks ago, Spanish-language website Motorpasión shared a really cool post showing us the Hyundia Staria Lounge Camper.

How Ford Pro Is Leading Companies & Governments Into The EV Age

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Starting out with EVs can be hard, and as I’ve found out, it’s even harder when you’re stupid. While I don’t suffer from any intellectual disabilities, I simply didn’t know what I was getting into when I bought my first serious EV.

Highlights From Fully Charged Live UK 2022

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There has been a lot of progress in the electric vehicle space over the past 12 years since the early mass production models, such as the first generation Nissan Leaf, were released. There were very few plug-in vehicle models available back then.

2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Will Be Above Average (Again), NOAA Predicts

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Ongoing La Niña & above-average Atlantic temperatures set the stage for busy season ahead.

One of the Largest Climate-Tech Workforce Partnerships in US History, + More EV & Battery News

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In good green economic news, electric battery maker SPARKZ and the United Mine Workers coal union have announced a labor-management memorandum of understanding for a planned factory in West Virginia that intends to put out-of-work coal miners back to work.

Tesla FSD Training — Garbage In, Garbage Out

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In recent weeks, there have been a number of articles about the lack of progress in Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD). Those stories have been from the Beta test drivers’ point of view. This article is from a system architect’s and system integrator’s point of view.

Should Investors “Buy the Dip” in Tesla, NIO, XPeng, & Other EV Stocks?

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Wall Street has faced major selloffs over the past few weeks, causing a continued downturn in the market.

Automating The Secret Life Of Buildings: Interview With PassiveLogic CEO Part 1

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Automating the secret life of buildings is being explored by PassiveLogic, which focuses on an AI-controlled engine that saves over 30% on building energy use.

Tesla Full Self Driving (Beta) Performance in Rural Northern Wisconsin

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I’ve been testing Tesla’s FSD Beta obsessively for 175 days in Utah and California metropolitan areas, and now in rural Northern Wisconsin and on the roads and Interstate highways in between. Note: I am still using FSD Beta V10.11.2, because the expected big software update V10.12

Are ESG Funds For Real?

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Why are ESG funds suddenly so fragile? Are the environmental, social, and governance goals of investors in these funds being achieved? Or is the financial industry succumbing to a profit-is-all approach, regardless of investor intent?

Egypt Has Opportunity To Gain Green Infrastructure While Hydrogen Hype Persists

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Egypt's leaders should be able to gain significant green infrastructure investment of value to the country and its citizens, and avoid being trapped into decarbonizing Europe, while remaining high carbon themselves.

Steel Giant Comes Out Swinging Against Fossil Fuel

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Carbon capture and upcycling is one of the avenues ArcelorMittal is pursuing to cut fossil fuel out of the steel making picture. Cleantech News Green Economy ArcelorMittal Carbon Emissions Energy Form Energy green hydrogen Green steel H2Pro Heliogen LanzaTech Renewable Energy Waste Reduction

Jeff Dahn & The 100-Year Battery

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Are batteries that last 100 years possible? Jeff Dahn intends to find out. Batteries Energy Storage Green Economy battery chemistry

Goodyear Is Testing Its Airless Tires On A Tesla Model 3

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Goodyear is testing its airless tires on a Tesla Model 3, and they’re reportedly doing pretty well, according to this video from Mashable. The video stated that during testing, the tires performed admirable, hugging curves and navigating deftly around obstacles.

Stellantis & Samsung SDI To Build New Battery Factory In Indiana

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Stellantis and Samsung plan a new battery factory. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles battery factories Indiana Samsung SDI Stellantis

UK Electric Vehicle Sales Continue to Soar in Green Revolution

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Sales of electric vehicles reach an all-time high while UK boasts one of the most extensive networks of rapid chargers in Europe.

World Population Data — In Detail — Released To Public

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It’s a simple premise: To truly improve the health, safety, and security of human beings, you must first understand where those individuals are.

Tesla Processor Showdown: Old Intel Atom GPU vs. New AMD Ryzen APU

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Tesla is both an automotive and technology company all wrapped into one. That said, the hardware (and software) change and evolve over time. Just like computers or mobile phones, Tesla’s vehicles get constant hardware and software updates.

China Electric Car Market — 29% Market Share In April!

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BYD achieves record month in Covid-disrupted market Plugin vehicles continue to be all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Despite the overall market being completely disrupted by Covid lockdowns (-43% year over year), plugins scored over 260,000 registrations in April, up 61% year over year (YoY).

How Solar Power Works | Can PV Cells Run Out of Electrons?

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Part 1.5 of a new CleanTechnica series on solar power. Read part 1 here. Clean Power Solar Cells Solar Energy Reader Participation Science Solar power

Join Third Act Climate Justice & Banking Webinar With Bill McKibben May 25

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The Third Act webinar with Bill McKibben is tonight. Climate Change Green Economy banking investment

Walmart To Begin Drone Deliveries In 6 States

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Walmart will ramp up drone deliveries by the end of this year. Aviation Clean Transport Green Economy drones Walmart