Which Electric Vehicles Have The Longest Range?

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Plug In America recently asked the question, "Which electric vehicles have the longest range?" It then dove in to answer that question. I'm going diving with them.

Electric Vehicles: The Dirty Nickel Problem

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Electric vehicles are only a small part of the world vehicle market, but this is expected to change. While there are several competing battery chemistries which are likely to be used in this emerging market, many of them contain significant amounts of nickel.

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Lithium-Ion Battery Capacity In New Electric Vehicles Spiked In 2018 — What A Surprise!

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If you've been following the US electric vehicle market for a few years, you know that the Tesla Model 3 was a landmark arrival that spiked electric car demand.

Cities Turn To Virtual Electric Vehicle Education In 2020

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Electric vehicle (EV) drivers are often incredibly enthusiastic about their cars. It’s not just about keeping the air clean and reducing climate-warming emissions: it’s also about lower costs at the pump and fewer maintenance needs, year after year.

Electric Vehicle Trends, Covid-19, & The Global Metals Market

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Electric vehicles are giving the global metals market the love it always wanted. Bloomberg Green notes that supply overhangs and the pandemic tag-teamed this market to keep it down.

Tesla’s Piedmont Lithium Deal Stimulates More Investment

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Earlier this month, Tesla and Piedmont Lithium signed a five-year agreement. In this agreement, Tesla will purchase spodumene concentrate (SC6), which is vital for manufacturing lithium-ion batteries.

Why Is Everybody Talking About Solid State Lithium-Metal Electric Vehicle Batteries All Of A Sudden?

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They could be cheaper, better, lighter, better, and better, and that's why everybody is talking about solid state lithium-metal electric vehicle batteries. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Electricity Ion Storage Systems Oak Ridge National Laboratory solid state lithium batteries university of maryland

Grid Coordination Opens Road For Electric Vehicle Flexibility

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Unlocking the Value of Electric Mobility Technologies to Drive Efficiency and Reliability Across the Power System.

uYilo South Africa: Electric Vehicles Make Power Portable

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Nissan's design shows the EV concept can simultaneously power an electric jackhammer (24 hours – 36 kWh), a pressure ventilation fan (24 hours – 21.6 The Nissan RE-LEAF is a concept aimed at emergency response, providing power where there is none.

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Electric Vehicles “Have Significantly Lower Impacts On The Climate,” New In-Depth Report Finds

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For those who follow the electric vehicle sector closely, it has been clear for several years that electric cars are far, far cleaner and greener than gasoline and diesel cars.

Digging Into Less Conventional Lithium Mining Options

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A few weeks ago, one of our writers wrote up a story on the company Standard Lithium and its plan to get lithium for EV batteries in a new, innovative way.

Lithium Supply Fears Loom Over Electric Vehicle Happy Talk ? Or Not, As The Case May Be

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Spring has sprung, which means it's time for another round of guess how much lithium automakers will need to make enough lithium-ion batteries for the electric vehicle of the future, of which there are expected to be many millions on the road within the next ten years or so. Spoiler alert: we're going to need a lot more lithium mines than we have right now.

Nevada’s “Lithium Valley”

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No, lithium isn’t going to become “the new oil,” regardless of what the pandering pundits of the popular press say (it’s a raw material, not a fuel, and it’s one of the most abundant elements on Earth).

How Electric Vehicles Could Influence The Road Signs Of The Future?

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For a long time, Tesla's all-electric approach was like an itch that traditional automakers couldn't scratch. Now, after it’s fourth consecutive profitable quarter, with its stock hovering around $1,600 per share, Tesla's EV leadership stands at the vanguard of the industry.

Nickel & Lithium, Nickel & Lithium — What Are The Top Questions For Electric Revolution?

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CleanTechnica has been digging into lithium and nickel like we never did before. Every revelation or learning session opens up several more questions. This week, I will again be talking with the boys at RK Equity about both metals.

International Energy Agency: Electric Vehicle Battery Tech Rapidly Improving

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The International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook is an annual publication that reports on the current state of electric mobility around the world. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Green Economy Investment Lithium-Ion Batteries Manufacturing Market Research Research Science Elon Musk End of oil EV batteries EV battery prices EV sales Global EV Outlook IEA International Energy Agency Tesla Tesla batteries Tesla Model 3

Lithium Can Be Extracted From Groundwater At Geothermal Installations

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Scientists at the KIT Energy Center have devised a way to extract lithium from the groundwater used by geothermal facilities in Germany. Batteries Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries BMW EV batteries kit lithium lithium from geothermal groundwater volkswage

Tesla’s Lithium & Nickel Sourcing — Australia? Bolivia? China?

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Following some of Tesla CEO Elon Musk's comments regarding battery production during the quarterly Tesla conference call for shareholders last week, I decided to have two long conversations with Howard Klein and Rodney Hooper of RK Equity about the EV battery production and mining industries.

Vulcan Is A Step Closer To Net-Zero-Carbon Lithium Production

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Vulcan’s world-first first Zero Carbon Lithium™ process extracts battery-grade lithium from geothermal brines, a process which also provides a renewable energy source to power the extraction process.

Tesla Chair Robyn Denholm On Australia’s Electric Vehicle Future (Video)

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The US is far from the only country that has backwards-looking policies in regard to electric vehicles. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage EV Charging Green Economy Investment Lithium-Ion Batteries Manufacturing Market Research Policy & Politics Research Australia Australia electric vehicles Australia EV charging Robyn Denholm Tesla

Bolivia Is Ransacking Lithium From Its Indigenous People

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Authorities from Chayanta, Norte Potosí say Bolivia's lithium is being ransacked from the indigenous people," the caption read. Today, for the natives in Potosí, lithium is the new silver.

Tesla, Terafactories, & Lithium: Securing The Supply Chain

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In a video by "EV Stock Channel" on YouTube, Ivan interviewed RK Equity’s Howard Klein on the topics of Tesla, terafactories, and lithium, along with the race to secure the supply chain. The video discusses why Tesla may get into mining.

The Iconic Mercedes Pagoda Is Redefined As An All-Electric Vehicle By Ionic Cars

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Batteries Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries electric classic cars Electric Mercedes Pagoda Europe EV sales Mercedes Pagoda UKI love the English countryside.

Voodoo Economics & Lithium — Lithium Supply = 15% of 2023 Global EV Sales Target

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Considering The Locals & Building A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain

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A new report, Building A Sustainable Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain: Frequently Asked Questions, offers a lot of insight and data on key EV battery supply chain questions.

Mobility For Africa Shows How Electric Vehicles Can Transform Lives Where It Matters Most

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MFA is a startup founded by Australian Shantha Bloeman and is currently piloting electric three-wheelers in the rural Wedza district of Zimbabwe. MFA’s vision is to “bring solar powered electric transport solutions to women and their families that are affordable, efficient and adapted to peri urban and rural areas in Africa.”.

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California Pumps $9.5 Million Into Lithium Extraction & Geothermal Energy

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million for 3 geothermal and lithium projects. The projects have a dual purpose — they help to provide more clean, renewable energy and they help a budding lithium recovery industry in the state. Earlier this month, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded $9.5

Drive Electric Kenya Shows Why You Should Be Driving An Electric Vehicle in Kenya!

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Driveelectric Kenya’s suite of services is tailored to take away the risks (both financial and technological) for its customers, who like in most parts of the world are new to the world of electric vehicles. Driveelectric provides EV Consultancy, fleet analysis services, charging station installation services, and also offers electric vehicle leasing. Drivelectric Kenya, a subsidiary of Knights Energy Kenya, is offering Kenyans a platform to switch to electromobility.

The Moving Forward Act: 10 Ways House Infrastructure Proposal Can Increase Electric Vehicles, Clean Energy, & Resilient Transportation

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Then other legislative pieces got added, including adding tax incentives for electric vehicles and clean energy. This massive infrastructure bill is the result of the work of many committees in the House.

Nikola Pushes Deeper Into Battery Electric Vehicles With Next Generation Battery Tech

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The Nikola Motor Company dropped a bomb on the electric vehicle industry today with news of a pending acquisition of a team that has developed next generation battery technology. The news comes with claims of a cathode with 4 times the energy density of today's lithium-ion cells, lasts for 2,000 cycles, and at a cell cost of 50% less than today's lithium-ion cells.

13 Non-Tesla Electric Vehicle Stories You Might Have Missed

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There's too much electric vehicle news to cover every week to have full stories on all of the pieces. To make up for that a bit and highlight several stories that I think shouldn't be skipped, below is a roundup of recent electric vehicle news. Writers pick the stories that interest them, which leaves many less glamorous items (especially non-Tesla news) on the bench.

Living Vehicle & Volta Power Systems Partner on Luxury Trailer Offering Solar, Electric Vehicle Charging, Battery Storage for Extended Off-Grid Living

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Largest capacity lithium-ion power system available on a residential trailer enables off-grid experience with minimized emissions.

20 Popular Electric Vehicles Tested In Norwegian Winter Conditions

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How much do diverse EVs vary based on the weather? The Norwegian Automobile Federation answers that question for 20 EVs.

Thousands Of Electric Vehicle Owners Told Us This …

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For our newest report, Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams (2019), we surveyed thousands of plug-in vehicle drivers to find out more about their electric vehicle buying decisions, what they want from their next EVs, how EV life is going, and more.

Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Cost vs. Pumped Hydro Or Flow Battery Cost Are Dependent On Time

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You may have heard the claim that lithium-ion storage will only last 4 hours. Batteries Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Pumped Hydro Storage Research Science EV batteries flow batteries Lithium-ion battery costs lithium-ion cells redox flow batteriesIt is often cited as support for other energy storage solutions. However, as an engineer.

Mobility For Africa Shows How Electric Vehicles Can Transform Lives Where it Matters Most – Part 2

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Batteries Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Interviews Lithium-Ion Batteries Solar Energy Solar Panels Africa africa clean energy Africa electric vehicles Africa solar Mobility For Africa South Africa South Africa EV adoptionMobility For Africa (MFA) has just completed the first of a two-part pilot phase which we covered here recently. MFA has now started the second phase of the pilot.

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Lithium-Sulfur Batteries To Help Electrify Brazil’s Bus Fleets

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Lithium-sulfur batteries are getting more competitive with cobalt driven lithium-ion batteries. The use of lithium-sulfur chemistries can actually bring down costs.

Why Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries May Be The Key To The EV Revolution

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Lithium iron phosphate batteries may be the new normal for electric cars, which could lower EV prices and ease consumer fears about the cost of replacing a battery. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage electric car lithium iron phosphate battery million mile battery Shirley Meng Tesla Battery Day

Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Could Be Cheaper & More Energy Dense

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Research at Monash University in Australia led to the development of a very high-performance and energy efficient lithium-sulfur battery. Batteries Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Interviews Australia batteries Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Monash University

BBC Click: Are Electric Vehicles “The Future Of Road Vehicles?” EV Owners: “Duh.”

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As electric cars become more common sights on the roads (mostly thanks to the rapidly growing sales of Tesla’s Model 3), the focus in the mainstream media has shifted from explaining why EVs will never catch on to asking whether they are now a viable option for average car buyers.