19 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"Hackers could steal financial data from the networks serving EV customers or hold emergency responders, school buses or utility providers' vehicles hostage in ransomware attacks.
"The grid of the future will not only affect our lights and heating at home, but also the ability to move emergency vehicles, transit systems and more...
"The "Internet of Things" is giving way to the "Internet of Car Parts," leaving our cars vulnerable to hacks."
19 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"...to make a faster-charging EV, you need some way to deal with those excess degrees Fahrenheit...the system uses two phases, both liquid and vapor, to more efficiently transfer heat...
"...charging station supplying a steady flow of electricity at 1,400 amperes alone could fully charge an EV in just five minutes. NASA estimates that Purdue's cooling system could increase that to a whopping 2,400 amperes.."
19 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"...latest data compiled by JATO shows a 21 percent increase in the average weight of cars sold in Europe between 2001 and 2022...In the United States, where vehicles are larger, their weight has increased from 3,777 lbs (1,713 kg) in 2001 to 4,206 lbs (1,908 kg) today.
"While the obesity problem with cars isn't just about batteries, the boom in electric vehicles has significantly increased the average weight of cars."
19 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"Joining sixteen nations, US Secretary Granholm added the U.S. as a signatory to the Global Memorandum of Understanding on Zero-Emission Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles...commits the U.S. to a goal of 100% zero-emission truck and bus sales by 2040.
"By joining the MOU yesterday, the Biden Administration is recognizing the climate and health imperative of rapidly deploying zero-emission trucks and buses."
19 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"...the route towards a car which is $50,000 will be unlocked by the advanced technology that Lucid is creating and developing today...miles per kilowatt-hour were of paramount importance.
"...wider adoption of electric cars [will occur] when consumers could buy smaller (and more affordable) cars with smaller battery packs if the infrastructure existed for widespread fast charging.'
18 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"Hyundai Home is now available through its dealerships in 16 states...a partnership with Electrum to create 'a one-stop online marketplace' for customers to source home charging stations, solar panels, and energy storage systems...
"...the automaker's E-GMP platform, including the Ioniq 5 and Ioniq 6, are also equipped for bidirectional charging, potentially allowing them to discharge power to help run a house when needed..."
18 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"eTech works by using hybrid ultracapacitor cells...in combination with advanced controllers to safely achieve high levels of battery performance. Independent testing by Geo Technology has shown that the eTech can recharge a 7.2-kilowatt-hour test unit to 98% capacity in 120 seconds at up to 900A/360kW.
"...this technology utilizes much fewer precious metals like lithium and cobalt. It's mainly comprised of aluminum, graphene, and carbon."
18 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"How do we as consumers and voters screen out industry propaganda and parse scientific data so we can help with reducing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere?
"This struggle is characterized by the maligning of renewables and all technology associated with them.
"...the CO2 benefits of shifting to renewable electricity-fueled means of transportation far outweigh the CO2 costs of batteries!"
18 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"Production will start off low, with 300 vehicles planned for Q1 of 2023, then increasing to 8,000 units in Q2, 15,000 units in Q3 and the company hopes to build around 42,400 vehicles by the end of next year.
"This first series of  models was sold out in 30 days, with buyers putting their name down for one with a $5,000 deposit.
...100 kWh battery pack with Nickel Manganese Cobalt (NMC) should provide 350 miles range."
18 Nov 2022 | Synopsis"We live in a carbon cage, built by industrial capitalism, its dependence on fossil fuels and its dogma of limitless growth on a planet with finite resources; if we do not break this stranglehold, we will continue to speed toward rapid and catastrophic crisis.
"Current country pledges to the Paris agreement not only fall short of the agreement’s basic goal to limit warming to under 2 degrees C..."
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