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Mobileye and Udelv Ink Deal for Autonomous Delivery

Mobileye and Udelv Ink Deal for Autonomous Delivery

Udelv and Mobileye plan to produce more than 35,000 Mobileye-driven Transporters by 2028, with commercial operations beginning in 2023. ... Continue reading

25 Years Ago In May 1996 All Track Events Of The 80th Indy 500 Were Cybercast Live By The Auto Channel (Sponsored By Pennzoil) - In 2021 The 105th Indy 500 Open Testing Will Be Streamed On Peacock

25 Years Ago In May 1996 All Track Events Of The 80th Indy 500 Were Cybercast Live By The Auto Channel (Sponsored By Pennzoil) - In 2021 The 105th Indy 500 Open Testing Will Be Streamed On Peacock

April 8 and Friday, April 9 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Thirty-two car-and-driver combinations are scheduled to participate in the two-day session, which will stream live to race fans exclusively via NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, Peacock. ... Continue reading

Five more Volvo's earn highest IIHS safety award

Five more Volvo's earn highest IIHS safety award

Five more 2021 Volvos qualify for a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, bringing the manufacturer’s total to 14. The new winners include two large sedans, the S90 and plug-in hybrid S90 Recharge, as well as three wagons, the large V90 and V90 Cross Country and the midsize V60 Cross ... Continue reading

How to escape rip currents the Surfers Way

How to escape rip currents the Surfers Way

Milton and Michael Willis have their way. The brothers, World Champion Giant Wave Surfers are busy getting the word out on how to escape rip currents the Surfers Way. View PDF For years lifeguards have advocated swimming parallel to the beach to escape rip currents. Milton exclaims this method is obsolete and incomplet ... Continue reading

Biden Commits USA To Obvious But Wrong Future Automotive Fuel

Biden Commits USA To Obvious But Wrong Future Automotive Fuel

$2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal would include $174 billion to "win" the global electric vehicle race against China and Europe, reflecting a growing symbiosis between Democratic policy goals and the bottom lines of Detroit automakers. ... Continue reading

EV's Dirty Secret: The Daily Mail Exposes Cobalt Mining - The Human Tragedy Behind Lithium Battery Production

EV's Dirty Secret: The Daily Mail Exposes Cobalt Mining - The Human Tragedy Behind Lithium Battery Production

Without Cobalt There Are No Lithium-Ion Batteries. Early this morning London time, England's Daily Mail news outlet updated a story they previously published in August, titled "Child miners aged four living a hell on Earth so YOU can drive an electric car." The story details the unspeakably atrocious conditions of "min ... Continue reading

BMW Goes Vertical On EV's, Contracts For For Sustainable Lithium Supply For Own Battery Production

BMW Goes Vertical On EV's, Contracts For For Sustainable Lithium Supply For Own Battery Production

Multi-year contract worth around 285 million euros with US company Livent Responsible extraction of lithium in Argentina Participating in study of sustainable lithium extraction in South America Wendt: ... Continue reading

Chinese Electric Vehicle Makers Need Lithium So Badly They're Willing to Buy it in the Ground

Chinese Electric Vehicle Makers Need Lithium So Badly They're Willing to Buy it in the Ground

It seems that the increase in demand for lithium has Chinese manufacturers of electric vehicles (EVs) digging deep to secure the future supply of the metal. Apparently they are so concerned about producers' abilities to fill downline supply that Chinese EV companies are now willing to buy lithium that's yet to be mined ... Continue reading

ChargePoint and NATSO Progress Toward 2030 Fast Charging Commitment Across the United States

ChargePoint and NATSO Progress Toward 2030 Fast Charging Commitment Across the United States

ChargePoint, Inc. a leading electric vehicle (“EV”) charging network, and NATSO, representing travel plazas and truckstops, today announced significant progress in the first year of the National Highway Charging Collaborative, an initiative that will leverage $1 billion in public and private capital to deploy charg ... Continue reading

Illinois Commerce Commission EV Electric Rates Report

Illinois Commerce Commission EV Electric Rates Report

the impact of electricity rate design on transportation electrification (TE), TE infrastructure adoption, and beneficial electrification (BE), and explore rate design options. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 21-27 2021

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 21-27 2021

* California Senators Alex Padilla and Dianne Feinstein urged President Biden to set a date for phasing out sales of internal combustion vehicles nationwide. California last fall said it wants sales of new ICE vehicles to end by 2035. ... Continue reading

Jeep Works With Electrify America to Provide EV Charging at Off-road Trailheads Throughout the United States

Jeep Works With Electrify America to Provide EV Charging at Off-road Trailheads Throughout the United States

The Jeep® brand is establishing the Jeep 4xe Charging Network, installing EV Level 2 charging stations at Jeep Badge of Honor off-road trailheads around the United States over the next 12 months Trailhead chargers coincide with launch of 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid — the most technically advanced and eco-f ... Continue reading

Hot Auto Topics From C.A.R.

Hot Auto Topics From C.A.R.

The news this week allowed for much reflection and important discussions, given the recent traumatic events affecting the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities and the concerning Tesla crashes in Michigan. There was also buzz surrounding both automotive cybersecurity and vehicle emissions regulations, both ho ... Continue reading

Growth Energy: COVID Assistance From New UDSA Chief Tom Vilsack Is Welcome Relief for Biofuels Producers

Growth Energy: COVID Assistance From New UDSA Chief Tom Vilsack Is Welcome Relief for Biofuels Producers

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced todaythat the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin issuing a new round of pandemic assistance to key agriculture programs, specifically including biofuels. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor welcomed this announcement in a statement:“We are pleased that US ... Continue reading

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