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TODAY IN OUR EV WORLD

GM Is Latest to Join the Race to Streamline EV Charging

26 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Autoblog

"General Motors...will join a growing list of automakers focused on streamlining the EV charging process by equipping its models with 'Plug and Charge' capability - aka the ability to easily plug in and automate payment at a range of different charging stations.

"Plug and Charge simplifies the process by allowing drivers to pay at a charging station using their account for a different charging network."

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Every NewPassenger Car Sold In the World Will Be Electric By 2040, Says Exxon Mobil CEO Darren Woods

26 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from CNBC

"Even Exxon Mobil thinks electric vehicles are the future.

"The oil giant is predicting that by 2040, every new passenger car sold in the world will be electric...The plastics that Exxon Mobil produces can be used in the manufacturing of electric vehicles.

"ExxonMobil's calculations predicted that oil demand in 2040 would be equivalent to what the world needed in 2013 or 2014.."

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Audi Boss Defies German Government Over Combustion Stance

26 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Car Buzz

"...Markus Duesmann is clearly not on the same page as German Finance Minister Christian Lindner. Instead, Duesmann seems to think the 2035 combustion ban is a good thing and that Audi is on track to electrify its fleet by this date...From 2026, Audi will only launch all-electric vehicles on the market."

"The automaker sold over 66 percent more all-electric models in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year."

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Classic Jaguar Electrified and Fitted with Materials Made from Ocean Waste

26 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Coventry Telegraph

Lunaz Design "...makes electric versions of classic British cars has unveiled the world’s first electric classic Jaguar made with ocean clean-up textiles..."

The "1952 Jaguar XK120...presented a world-first for a project of this type - a leather-free interior that utilises ocean clean-up materials...

"Luanz Design is in production with the most celebrated British marques, this includes the Aston Martin...Bentley..Jaguar...Rolls Royce..."

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Growing Momentum for Electric Car Charging Stations In Some African Countries

25 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from How We Made It In Africa

"...investors both in public and private sectors are lining up a series of charging stations on major highways, entertainment and recreation spots in the race for a slice of what will be a multi-million dollar market."

"Most of these opportunities currently focus on South Africa, Morocco, Kenya and to a lesser extent, aspirational markets like Uganda."

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Beta's Alia Makes First Electric Flight Test at Amazon Air

25 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Flying Magazine

"Beta's Alia electric prototype demonstrator departed from Amazon Air's "superhub" at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (KCVG) on Thursday and flew approximately 60 nautical miles to the company’s sorting hub at Wilmington Air Park (KILN) outside Dayton, Ohio."

"Last year, UPS Flight Forward...announced preliminary orders for ten Alia production aircraft, with an option for 150 more."

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Cadillac Plans Jaw-Dropping $300,000 Ultra Luxury Price Tag on its Upcoming Celestiq EV: Report

25 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Jalopnik

"Citing unnamed sources, WSJ says Cadillac will price its upcoming EV, the Celestiq, at $300,000 to start...

"The plan is only to build around 500 or so every year. Currently the most expensive vehicle GM has offers right now is also a Cadillac; the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V, which starts at $150,000...

"General [Motors] is set to share the Celestiq to journalists at the upcoming Monterey Car Week."

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How Batteries at Charging Locations Could Charge Every EV Faster

25 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from CNET

"ADS-TEC touts a technology called battery buffering that it says can step up grid power at the charge location using special batteries installed in the charge equipment you connect to your car. The technology can fast-charge a car using grid power that would otherwise only support slower Level 2 charging..."

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Tesla Prepares to Upgrade Gigafactory Shanghai to Produce 21,000 EVs Per Week

25 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Electrek

"Bloomberg reports the upgrade will start in July and run through early August, and the upgrade aims to bring the total production to over 21,000 vehicles per week:

"Upgrade work at the factory south of Shanghai is expected to be complete by around Aug. 7, with output of the Model Y SUV then increased to 14,000 units a week, from...11,000 pre-pandemic, and production of the Model 3 sedan at 7,700 units a week from 5,500 previously..."

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First Petrol Station in Belgium Transformed Into Electric Charging Hub

24 Jun 2022 | Abstracted from Brussels Times

"The first petrol station on Noorderlaan in Antwerp opens as a 'charging hub' for electric cars for the first time in Belgium on Thursday, 23 June as a collaboration between G&V Energy Group and Allego...

"The brand new converted charging hub on Noorderlaan includes four fast chargers with a capacity of 300kW. The charging stations themselves distribute exclusively green electricity."

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MY PERSPECTIVE

The Electric Cars of the Papillion Days Parade

A half dozen privately owned electric cars joined the 75th anniversary parade down Washington Street

Published: 2022-06-20




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