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Are EVs as Clean as Claimed?
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Are EVs as Clean as Claimed?

  I may have mentioned it before, but I do a lot of reading around the internet to try find material for this blog. One of the subjects that is obviously of interest to the blog is electric vehicles, usually the technology behind them and the infrastructure supporting them. It is generally accepted that EV
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Date:
08/11/2022
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New "Dynamic Motor Drive" Could Eliminate Need for Rare Earth Materials in EVs

­Where it concerns EVs and efficiency, every little bit helps. Silicon Valley-based Tula Technology may have found a way to boost EVs’ efficiency while doing a solid for the environment. We recently covered a report which claims the Hummer EV emits more pollutants than a gas-powered Chevy Malibu.  The key is the “upstream emissions,” like the fact that the electricity for EVs often comes from dirty sources (like a
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Date:
08/08/2022
Researchers Boost Lifetime of Sodium-Ion Batteries
Andrea Starr | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

This vial of clear, sodium-ion electrolyte provides the circulating “blood†that keeps the energy flowing through an experimental battery technology

  In the race to bring new battery chemistries to market, sodium-ion batteries possibly holds the best potential. However, there is one obstacle that needs to be overcome to commercialize the technology. Sodium-ion, in fact all sodium based batteries, have a problem with longevity. They simply lose the
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Date:
08/03/2022

Mercedes' Level 3 Autonomous Vehicle Certification is Very Ambiguous

Mercedes' Level 3 Autonomous Vehicle Certification is Very Ambiguous

­Digital Trends recently had the chance to test out the very first production system to achieve Level 3 on the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) autonomy scale, and it’s a neat look at the future of transportation, if a bit ambiguous. That system is the Mercedes “Drive Pilot,” which realized Level 3 cert
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Date:
08/01/2022