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'Colossal Global Dysfunction': UN Chief Says International Community Not 'Willing' To Tackle Major Threats

21 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"The General Assembly comes at a 'time of great peril' while the world is 'blighted by war, battered by climate chaos, scarred by hate, and shamed by poverty' and hunger..."

The world 'has a duty to act,' and yet 'we are gridlocked in colossal global dysfunction,' Guterres told more than 100 world leaders."

"Progress on these issues and more is being held hostage by geopolitical tensions. Our world is in peril and paralyzed..."

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WSJ Paywall: Can You Actually Ditch Your Car for an E-Bike? Maybe

21 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"...According to the Light Electric Vehicle Association..880,000 e-bikes came into the [USA] in 2021, up from about 450,000 in 2020...E-bikes outsold electric cars in the U.S. and in Europe in 2021...and U.S. e-bike sales are expected to reach at least three million annually by 2025, according to LEVA.

"Some Americans say cargo e-bikes..offer all the core functionalities of their SUVs and trucks."

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Oil Companies Still Misleading the Public to Keep Polluting, Document Dump Reveals

21 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

:...new internal documents...reveal how the fossil fuel industry has updated its misinformation playbook for the 21st century by publicly touting net-zero plans and renewable technologies it dismisses behind closed doors.

"...internal communications from major oil companies BP, Shell, ExxonMobil and Chevron...reveal the companies are not willing to put their money where their mouths are when it comes to reducing emissions..."

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Changan Automobile Unveils Tesla 'Clone', and It Starts at Just $26,000

21 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"Tesla has had some issues with Chinese companies getting “inspired” by its designs in the past...China's Xpeng copying Tesla's vehicle user interface and even its website at one point.

The "base version comes with a range of 515 km (320 miles) based on the Chinese standard. A bigger battery pack is also available with a longer 705 km (438 miles) range.

"The company took over 15,000 reservations for the new electric car only hours..."

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Hertz Rental Fleet to Add 175,000 GM Electric Vehicles

21 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"The rental-car giant is planning to "create the largest rental fleet of EVs in North America" by planting so many EVs across 500 locations in 38 states.

"Once moribund and filing for bankruptcy, Hertz is now betting on EVs as the way forward. The company has already revitalized its lineup with the choice last fall to buy 100,000 Teslas and to supply Uber with Tesla Model 3 EVs."

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Can California's Grid Handle More EVs?

20 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

Yes...with updated infrastructure and customer discipline

"Ironically, EVs are arriving in the midst of an energy transition. Solar and wind are rising in prominence as reliance on fossil fuels wanes... energy usage peaks between 4 and 9 p.m. The utility wants EV charging to happen during the day - or overnight

"EVs could become a huge reservoir of stored energy, but that technology might not be ready yet."

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Time to Resurrect the 'Steamer' Automobile?

20 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"While getting around in steam-powered vehicles might make the air cleaner in the drivers' own communities, switching to steam-powered engines that continue to burn gasoline and diesel wouldn't reduce CO2 emissions.

"The reduction in carbon emissions will be far greater if vehicles run on electricity generated by wind turbines, solar panels or other energy sources that don't emit carbon dioxide."

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Degrowth Is Not Austerity - It Is Actually Just the Opposite

20 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"...degrowth policies focus on democratising production, curbing the wealth...overconsumption of the rich, expanding public services... increasing equality within and between societies.

"A key part would be to guarantee access to 'universal basic services' like housing, food, healthcare, mobility...A degrowth economy would be the inversion of austerity. For the majority, it would mean a more abundant, more convivial, more fulfilling life."

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Survey: Half of Californians Might Choose An EV As Their Next Vehicle

20 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"..the very uplifting takeaway from a survey released last week and commissioned by the electric vehicle advocacy group Veloz...[but] in more nuanced questions, the survey reveals lots of room for improvement..

"Seven in ten Californians support the idea of replacing the current EV rebate incentives with a point-of-sale voucher..."

"The Veloz study..found that information goes a long way toward selling potential EV adopters on EVs..."

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How Do Manufacturers Recycle EV Batteries?

20 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"Most electric cars use a lithium-ion battery pack, and the good news is that there has been technology in place for recycling these types of batteries for years...

"...before the battery is dismantled for recycling some companies can find new uses for these batteries..."Under idealized conditions, retired batteries could supply 60% of cobalt, 53% of lithium, 57% of manganese, and 53% of nickel globally in 2040."

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MY PERSPECTIVE

An Airline Professional's Perspective On the Prospects of Electric Airliners

Musings over pineapple upside-down cake on Mesa and United Airline's move to introduce electric aircraft

Published: 2022-09-25




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  • The joyful and planet-friendly mobility of e-bikes - The Boston Globe
    Category:mobility
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Electric Bike Market Size to Grow Worth USD 92.19 Billion at a CAGR of 12.6% by 2029
    Category:finance
    Region:Global
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Bodyshops Advisory: No boundaries when it comes to electric vehicle safety
    Category:policy
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • More electric vehicle charging stations are coming to Washington
    Category:policy
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Australian EV Council says Electric Car Discount Bill must pass
    Category:policy
    Region:AustralPacific
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Electric vehicle charging stations get green light across US
    Category:policy
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • How electric cars can replace generators during power outages - Today Show
    Category:energy
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Federal Government wants cheaper, Australian-made electric vehicles
    Category:policy
    Region:AustralPacific
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Citroen unveils new logo ahead of switch to electric cars by 2030 - Drive
    Category:policy
    Region:Europe
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Citroen wants to build cheap, fast-charging EVs for more people than '£40k two-tonners'
    Category:mobility
    Region:Europe
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • New Volvo electric vehicle feature is designed specifically with parents in mind
    Category:mobility
    Region:Europe
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Polestar 3 electric SUV details released ahead of October launch
    Category:mobility
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • OPINION: To Defeat the New Electric Dodge Muscle Cars, Amp Up Sound Cameras
    Category:policy
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • The $159000 BMW XM Hybrid Is First Plug-in For High Performance M Line
    Category:review
    Region:Europe
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • What EVs are the Cheapest to Run? - J.D. Power
    Category:finance
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Jaguar Land Rover to retrain over 60% of its technicians to support rapid EV transition
    Category:policy
    Region:Europe
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • RBC Capital Encouraged by Recent Activity at Rivian; Cuts Price Target to $62
    Category:finance
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Shock therapy: turmoil engulfs Britishvolt's £3.8bn battery factory
    Category:finance
    Region:Europe
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • DA Davidson on Legislative Forces Strengthening EV Charging Infrastructure
    Category:policy
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Could Japan's Toyota Harrier PHEV Preview a New Venza Hybrid SUV?
    Category:mobility
    Region:AsiaPacific
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Volta (NYSE:VLTA) is Struggling to Stay Afloat, Cuts 10% Workforce
    Category:finance
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • This charging company wants to reach electric vehicle drivers with digital displays
    Category:finance
    Region:NoAmerica
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Materials are the next frontier of decarbonization
    Category:energy
    Region:Global
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • Lithium Demand From EVs Is Strong. Shortages Will Keep Prices High.
    Category:energy
    Region:Global
    Date:29 Sep 2022

  • French Automaker Reveals New Logo For A New Era
    Category:policy
    Region:Europe
    Date:29 Sep 2022


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