04 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"A better way of looking at electric vehicle fires is to compare the number of fires per 100,000 vehicles sold...hybrid vehicles had the most fires per 100,000 sales at 3474.5. There were 1529.9 fires per 100k for gas vehicles and just 25.1 fires per 100k sales for electric vehicles.
"...reason why it's easy to think that electric car fires are so common is because...News and media outlets report on electric car fires more often."
04 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"The shares surged as much as 46% during the regular session - after a 91% pop during premarket trading...
"LiveWire began trading Sept. 27 after completing a merger with AEA-Bridges Impact Corp... The listing brought in $295 million in net proceeds, far short of the $545 million anticipated.
"LiveWire's shares fell in each of the first 3 trading sessions following its debut. Harley has said it would retain a 74% stake in the business."
04 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"...doesn't believe that all-electric vehicles will be adopted quickly as policy regulators and competitors think... it will be challenging to [meet] regulations that call for banning traditional...internal combustion engines by 2035.
"Toyoda also believes there will be significant shortages of lithium and battery-grade nickel in the coming years...
"Goal: cater to the widest range of customers with a range of powertrains."
04 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"The..initial order from SIXT [is] for several thousands of pure-electric BYD cars...anticipated that this preliminary order will be further supplemented by SIXT with an additional 100,000 BYD electric vehicles over the next six years.
"SIXT will offer customers a range of high-tech BYD pure-electric cars starting with the BYD ATTO 3.
"Among the first SIXT customers...will be those in Germany, France, the Netherlands, and UK."
04 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"HEAVEN is about Rolls-Royce's UltraFan engine architecture and providing a platform for hydrogen and hybrid-electric technology to find their way into civil aerospace. HE-ART involves technologies for a hybrid-electric thermal turboprop...optimizing hybrid propulsion systems for a future regional turboprop.
"HE-ART is undoubtedly a project that will excite Brazil's regional aircraft maker Embraer, which is planning to introducing."
03 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"..government ponders radical replacement for fuel excise as petrol cars disappear from roads.
"Excise from petrol and diesel fuel produced $19.2billion in revenue in the 2021-22 FY...
"...federal Department of Climate Change, Energy and Environment consultation paper explored the idea of expanding distance tolling, which already applies to [conventional] trucks, to electric trucks. Fully-electric cars in August were 4.4 per cent of market...
03 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"Customers who bought solar roofs in Florida might be thanking the company after the lingering damage of Hurricane Ian.
"Customers of Tesla solar roofs took to social media to show off the minimal damage Hurricane Ian did to their roofs.
"Tesla Solar roof stood up to Hurricane Ian with 155 mph winds and a 10’ storm surge! This Powerwall was underwater for hours and is still working perfectly."
03 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"Three years ago, the two friends purchased a 1970s electric 'milk float,' a milk van that they named Charlie and converted into a home delivery shop of bulk organic comestibles and staples...
"Charlie is fitted with a wide range of food and household staples, including rice, oats, pasta, quinoa, beans, cereal, nuts, seeds, dried fruit, oils, vinegar, herbs, tea, and coffee, as well as beauty and household products..."
03 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"...the race is on to provide chargers to power all those new EVs.
The [Biden] administration's target of 500,000 public charging units by 2030 is a far cry from the current count of nearly 50,000...
"As EV demand spikes, a growing number of cities are adopting policies for EV charging construction...the US seems significantly more poised to electrify now than it did six months ago."
03 Oct 2022 | Synopsis"...some 50,000-odd merchant ships in service contributing around 1.7% of global greenhouse emissions...
" China Merchant Energy Shipping company (CMES) has taken delivery of a new supertanker, whose four large sails will cut down average fuel consumption by nearly 10%....Four retractable sails, each rising 40 m (130 ft) from the deck and presenting a 1,200-sq-m (~13,000-sq-ft) surface"
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