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Niro EV, Nexo at CES; driverless Bolt EV; Tesla Model 3 teardown; gas mileage stays flat: The Week in Reverse

Why do a majority of auto executives believe that hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles will dominate plug-in electric cars in the future? What do individual Tesla Model 3 parts tell us about that crucial but currently challenged electric car? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on...

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Thyssenkrupp Sees Growing EV Lithium-Ion Battery Demand Driving €1 Billion In Factory Gear Orders Over Next Decade

The German engineering and steel firm Thyssenkrupp is expecting that a surge in demand for automotive lithium-ion batteries over the next decade may lead to factory-gear order increases of more than €1 billion (~$1.2 billion), going on recent statements made by company execs

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Stuttgart: A City Caught Between Two Worlds Part 1 (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

In an attempt to summarize what he was looking for from a cutting-edge race vehicle, Emil Jellinek — one of the original designers of the first Mercedes-Benz vehicle — said simply, "I don't want a car for today or tomorrow, it will be the car of the day after tomorrow." In many ways, we are back at the same intersection of the end of an era of old technology as it is faced with the dawning of a new era

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As U.S. Airlines Carry More Passengers, Jet Fuel Use Remains Well Below Its Previous Peak

The amount of jet fuel consumed by U.S. airlines increased in both 2015 and 2016, although jet fuel use in 2016 remained 11% lower than its level a decade ago. Jet fuel use was lower despite the fact that the number of passengers traveling on U.S. carriers in 2016 was 7% higher than in 2007. […] The post As U.S. Airlines Carry More Passengers, Jet Fuel Use Remains Well Below Its Previous Peak appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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Solar-Powered Tesla Superchargers With Extreme Power (#ElonTweets)

One thing readers have been asking about for years is when exactly Tesla's Supercharger network will be solar powered, and, similarly, how many Tesla Superchargers currently include solar panels Solar-Powered Tesla Superchargers With Extreme Power (#ElonTweets) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more …

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Tesla Model X Christmas Easter Egg, & New Model S & Model X Easter Eggs

Originally published on CleanTechnica. If you have a Tesla Model X and missed Elon Musk's tweet early this morning (late last night), note that you can now activate a Christmas-related Easter egg — “ModelXmas” — with a few easy steps. Here's the tweet: To activate the Model X holiday performance, just type holidays or ModelXmas after [&hellip Tesla Model X Christmas Easter Egg, & …

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Tesla Model X Christmas Easter Egg

If you have a Tesla Model X and missed Elon Musk's tweet early this morning (late last night), note that you can now activate a Christmas-related Easter Egg — "ModelXmas" — with a few easy steps. Here's the tweet Tesla Model X Christmas Easter Egg was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other …

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Blockchain Grid Boosts Trade Solar Power for Brusselton Residents

Great news for the Australian solar industry! Blockchain is here and soon becoming part of Australia's power grid. Next week, a lucky neighbourhood will be taken through a test trial of a system designed to trade surplus energy from solar panels between consumers using a ‘blockchain' to record their transactions. Operated by the local start-up […]This post was originally published on Australian Solar …

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New hope for solar towers as South Aust. seeks energy competitors

New energy tender could provide new avenue for solar towers with storage as South Australia seeks new entrants into electricity market to reduce the stranglehold of a small group of gas-fired generators. But the government may favour a "mothballed" gas generator.