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2021 Toyota Mirai pricing and official range announced

It can go up to 402 miles and starts at about $50,000

Canadian nickel miners claim carbon-neutral mining for EV battery metal

Project would tap hydropower and store carbon emissions in waste rock

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Tesla co-founder J.B. Straubel aims to build world's top battery recycler

Redwood Materials will partner with Panasonic and Amazon

Straubel aims to leverage two partnerships, one with Panasonic Corp , the Japanese battery manufacturer that is teamed with Tesla at the Nevada gigafactory, and one announced weeks ago with e-commerce giant Amazon . With production of electric vehicles and batteries about to explode, Straubel says his ultimate goal is to "make a material impact on sustainability, at an industrial scale."

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California to ban sale of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

'This is the most impactful step our state can take to fight climate change'

From L.A. to Oslo, 12 cities pledge to divest from fossil fuel

Will invest public money in 'green and just recovery from Covid-19'

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The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is already rolling off a new assembly line

Plus, details on how Mercedes made the new S-Class more sustainable than the last

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Your EV’s electricity will cover parking fee at Nissan’s new Pavilion

It's a demonstration of Nissan's bidirectional vehicle-to-infrastructure charging system

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Europe's shift to electric cars picks up speed despite, or because of, recession

'Demand is growing fast, very fast,' with 70 EV and hybrid models to choose from

The coronavirus has cancelled business plans all over the world but Europe's push into electric cars isn't one of them. Sales of battery-powered and hybrid cars have held up better than the overall market amid a deeply painful recession, mainly thanks to the action of governments. The 27-country European Union is moving ahead with a major shift in transportation as part of the bloc's efforts against climate change.

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Cars, a cocktail and a celebrity: South Koreans embrace Tesla culture

Tesla outsold Hyundai in June

From an eponymous cocktail to eager buyers following the shipping routes of long-awaited cars, Tesla Inc is having a moment in South Korea, particularly among tech-savvy professionals. "I am not interested in cars, but I am interested in the Tesla brand and its technology," the 39-year-old told Reuters. Kang bought a Tesla Model 3 in December, ditching the Hyundai crossover he bought only last summer.

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Lack of cars in coronavirus lockdown boosts Green Party in French election

Appreciating how nice it is to 'be awoken by birdsong rather than car horns'

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Earth Day 2020: How to offset your carbon footprint

Now you can love your car and the environment at the same time

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Nat Geo takes EV road trip to learn about green energy in the U.S.

A Hyundai Kona Electric, Tesla Model S, Route 66, wind turbines and solar panels

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VW plans to tap electric car batteries to compete with power firms

Electric car batteries could be used to stabilize electrical grid

Volkswagen's expansion in electric cars will open up new business opportunities in storing and managing energy, encroaching on business currently dominated by utilities and energy firms, chief strategist Michael Jost said on Thursday. Electric car batteries could be used to stabilize the energy grid by charging the battery in times of excess supply and selling electricity back to the grid at times when supplies of electricity from wind and solar power are low, Jost said.

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Electric vehicles are changing the future of auto maintenance

Tires and glass emerge as dominant consumables of the EV era

Moving from internal combustion to electric power does more than reduce tailpipe emissions: it will fundamentally shatter today’s auto maintenance and service sector. With one-fifth the number of powertrain parts and an almost total elimination of oil (a), the typical automotive dealer will suffer 35% declines in maintenance and service revenue, or roughly $1,300, for an EV versus an internal combustion engine vehicle over a five-year period (b). Two of the top three maintenance items — oil ch

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