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Electric Vehicles

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Coverage of electric vehicles since January 6, 2022.

Canada and Mexico say U.S. interpretation of rules violates new trade deal

"...Kirsten Hillman discusses the interpretation of the Canada-U. S. -Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) on trade and the electric vehicle tax credit..."

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Musk says Tesla to accept Dogecoin for merchandise

"...Tesla Inc will accept meme-based cryptocurrency Dogecoin as payment for its merchandise such as the "Giga Texas" belt buckle and mini models of electric vehicles, chief executive officer Elon Musk said in a tweet on Friday..."

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$2 million investment aims to help electrify roads

"...Windsor-Tecumseh MP Irek Kusmierczyk says climate change is putting vehicle evolution into the fast lane with the goal of a net-zero emissions future..."

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Rubbery electrolyte makes for longer-lasting, safer EV batteries

"...Famously an insulator, rubber might not seem like a great candidate for an electrolyte material in a battery, but researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a new rubbery material with a high conductivity. This elastomer electrolyte could make for safer electric vehicle batteries with longer range. Lithium-ion batteries have ushered in revolutions in many kinds of technology, from smartphones to electric vehicles..."

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Tracking Climate Action Under the Biden Administration: Where Has Progress Been Made?

"...Congress enacted the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (or Bipartisan Infrastructure Law), which includes important provisions to enhance the electricity grid, build electric vehicle charging infrastructure, support electric school buses, and develop carbon dioxide capture and sequestration technology. More than $500 billion dollars’ worth of clean energy tax credits, electric vehicle rebates and other climate-smart investment are pending in the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), which cleared the House in November but remains stalled in the Senate..."

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Moscow welcomes 1,000th electric bus to the city

"...In 2021, Moscow stopped buying diesel buses for the main surface public transport operator. Today, the city is focusing on green alternatives and keeping up with global electric vehicle market trends. Next year, Moscow plans to purchase 600 more electric vehicles..."

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Emcon goes solar

"...Emcon Services, a Merritt based company specializing in highway maintenance, paving, bridge construction, material processing and equipment hauling, recently took their first step into utilizing green energy by having solar panels installed on the roof of the Merritt division..."

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Funding helps promote electric vehicle uptake in B.C. BC Gov News

"...Community groups and local governments throughout the province can receive funding through the Community Outreach Incentive Program (COIP) to educate and encourage people to switch to electric vehicles (EVs). “We’re helping to raise awareness about the many benefits of EVs in communities across B. C..."

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Getting regulations right key to unlocking Alberta's next energy economy Globalnews.ca

"...To capitalize on this, Wicklum says governments need to create the proper conditions and regulatory framework for companies to invest. “Defining the future energy systems — the ones we know are going to work for us — what they're going to look like in the future, and building a pathway to them. ”The Alberta government has started this work..."

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Three energy innovations from the journey to net-zero emissions from 2021

"...On the journey to net-zero emissions, buildings are responsible for up to 33 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions. Building new net-zero homes solves the challenge in new buildings, but one of the weakest links even in these super-efficient homes are the windows..."

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Chrysler resurrects the Airflow as a concept electric vehicle

"...At the Consumer Electronics Show 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Chrysler unveiled a new battery-electric concept car, recalling the Airflow name. Alongside the car, Chrysler announced plans to launch its first fully electric vehicle by 2025 and to have a full portfolio of BEVs (Battery Electric Vehicles) by 2028, and will spearhead parent company Stellantis’ EV transformation. The original Airflow, produced in the 1930s, was a sales flop, but is now a sought-after collectible..."

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If companies want net-zero carbon offices, they need to focus on building materials Corporate Knights

"...The past two decades have seen the use of green buildings as an explicit tool to reduce the carbon footprint of companies. It is now commonplace for business offices to feature the latest in engineering and building operations, from energy efficiency and on-site heating and cooling, to waste reduction and recycling..."

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Jobs in electric vehicles

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Climate Change Coordinator - Grey County (Owen Sound, ON)

"...Reporting to the Director of Planning and Development, our ideal candidate will have the combination of education, experience and strong consensus building skills to successfully lead a broad stakeholder group in realizing our goals Climate Change Action Plan goals..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention electric vehicles.

E085: Australia's Transition to Electric Vehicles

Duration: 44:31

"...Mary Hendriks, an advocate of electric transport and battery storage, discussed her views on the future of electric vehicles in Australia..."

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288B. Hydrogen key to a zero emissions future

Duration: 04:00

"...Hydrogen is no magical solution, but it just might be the lynchpin to integrating and optimizing renewable energy and creating a pathway to a zero-emissions future..."

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288. Renewable Energy Hub - Integrating solar, batteries, EVs and hydrogen

Duration: 04:00

"...Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) are building a $23 million Renewable Energy Hub to learn how to integrate solar, batteries, electric vehicles (EVs), and hydrogen production..."

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Electric Truck Batteries Too Heavy for Rickety Roads

Duration: 15:09

"...The average road and bridge in the U. S..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about electric vehicles.

Green energy: Which sources are the most sustainable? | The Economist

"...How can energy be produced and used more sustainably to meet climate targets? We answer your questions..."

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COBALT IN EV BATTERIES? The Story of Cobalt & its importance to Batteries & Electric Cars

"...#CleanEnergy #ElectricVehicles #Batteries #Cobalt #CobaltBatteries #BatteryRecycling #CobaltMining #LithiumIonBatteries #EVs #ElectricCars ..."

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Can you recycle an old EV battery?

"...Lithium-ion battery recycling market (excerpt of full report): ..."

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Inside Northvolt - Scandinavia's 'Gigafactory' | FULLY CHARGED

"...Building batteries isn't easy and Peter explains how looking at the location and availability of energy led them to Sweden and why reducing the carbon footprint of the battery manufacturing process is as important as making the batteries cost effective..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about electric vehicles relevant to the latest news.

Introduction of Greener and Scalable E-Fuels for Decarbonization of Transport

"...The electricity used to power the battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and Hydrogen fuel cells is?~4?6 times and two times higher, respectively than the e-fuels used to power the internal combustion engines (ICEs)..."

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Introduction to Electric Vehicles and Hybrid Electric Vehicles

"...Passenger vehicles are an essential part of everyone?s life, yet their exhaust fumes are a major source of urban pollution that contributes to the greenhouse effect, which leads to climate change..."

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Zero-Emission Vehicles Penetration into the ASEAN Market: Challenges and Perspective

"...They include battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (HFEVs)..."

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Environmental Impact of Electric Vehicles

"...Studies have shown that electric vehicles are better for the environment and have lower emissions of gases and pollutants than gasoline or diesel vehicles, even if they make cars and generate the electricity needed to drive them..."

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Artificial Intelligence-Based Energy Management and Real-Time Optimization in Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles

"...The depletion of fossil fuel and growing environmental pollution has led to the transformation of the transportation industry with the development of electric vehicles that run on clean and green energy..."

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Integration of Battery Charging and Swapping Using Metaheuristics: A Review

"...Electric vehicle (EV) is one of the preferred modes of transportation due to less emission of pollutants..."

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Numerical Investigation on the Thermal Management of 18650 Battery Module Using Phase Change Material

"...Lithium-ion batteries are very popular as an energy storage system for electric vehicles..."

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Recent Progress in Energy Management System for Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Vehicle

"...Considering the enormous pressure on global demand for fossil fuels and global warming caused by air pollution, fuel cell hybrid electric vehicles (FCHEVs) have a promising future ahead of them because of the advancement of fuel cell technology..."

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The Threats Related to Parking Electric Vehicle in Underground Car Parks

"...It is very difficult to extinguish an electric vehicle fire, and in addition, large amounts of hydrogen fluoride are released when the lithium-ion battery is burning..."

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Energy Storage Devices and Front-End Converter Topologies for Electric Vehicle Applications

"...With the technology advancement in energy storage devices, electric transportation is gaining importance..."

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Routing of Public and Electric Transportation Systems UsingReinforcement Learning

"...In this study, the application of reinforcement learning for public transportation scheduling and routing is proposed considering electric vehicles..."

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Comparative Analysis of Transformer Less Bi-directional DC?DC Converter and Conventional Converter for Battery Charging-Dischar

"...Isolated converters are bulky and are of large size due to high frequency transformer, therefore they are useful for static energy storage applications, whereas transformer less BDC are lightweight and convenient for dynamic applications like Electric Vehicle..."

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