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Toyota Tests Liquid Hydrogen Race Car
Batteries aren't the only path to zero emissions. But hydrogen, a credible alternative, has been limited by the need to store the gas in large, pressurized tanks. A new experimental race car from Toyota running on liquid hydrogen may provide an interesting way forward for driving enthusiasts.
Nissan is Delivering Electric Cars with Electric Trucks
Electric cars produce no tailpipe emissions, but delivering them still uses a lot of heavy-duty diesel-powered machinery. Now, Nissan is delivering new Ariya EV crossovers to dealerships in the Los Angeles area with zero-emissions, battery-electric trucks.
Electric Mini and Nissan Leaf Lead “Greenest” List
Not all electric cars are created equal. While they all have zero tailpipe emissions, some EVs consume more energy in their production and operation than others, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Its annual ranking of greenest and meanest is interesting reading.
Tesla Recalls 360,000 Models with Full Self-Driving
If you own a Tesla equipped with the Full Self-Driving Beta Option, you will soon receive an over-the-air update to change how your vehicle behaves on city streets. the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that the current system poses a risk to safety.
Ford’s New Battery Plant Will Create 2,500 Jobs
Ramping up production of electric vehicles requires ramping up the production of batteries. Ford has announced a $3.5-billion investment in a new battery factory, which will be located in Michigan and will create 2,500 jobs. It will produce battery cells for hundreds of thousands of EVs.
Public Charging: More Stations, Less Reliable
While the public charging infrastructure in the U.S. is expanding rapidly, reliability of chargers can be an issue. According to market-research firm J.D. Power, over one in five EV drivers wasn't able to charge due to a public charger being inoperative. Read on to find out who had the best network.
GM Invests $650 Million in Lithium Production
Electric cars all have one thing in common: batteries. And electric batteries all need one thing: lithium. With a major investment in the largest lithium operation in the U.S., General Motors is securing its supply chain - and should be able to churn out a million EV batteries per year.
Lucid Provides Drive Units for Formula E Race Cars
The Formula E racing series brings zero-emissions motorsport into city centers around the world, exposing racing to a whole new generation of fans. California-based Lucid is providing the front drive units for the single-seater race cars. The drive unit shares technology with the Lucid Air sedan.
Toyota Restomods Two Sports Cars with Hydrogen and Electric Power
If you love old sports cars, you might be worried about what a zero-emissions future might look like. Will you have to give up the sound and driving thrills of your old ride? With two new concept cars, Toyota's showing what may be possible by retrofitting hydrogen combustion or electric power.