Tesla announces pricing for CCS retrofit with adapter for older vehicles

Tesla has announced the pricing of the CCS retrofit with an adapter that is needed for older vehicles to utilize charging stations that are not a part of the Supercharger network. Tesla said on its website that the CCS Combo 1 Adapter Retrofit with Adapter will cost $450 and will only be available for Model […]

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Vinfast US deliveries, Rivian R1T owners satisfied, brake and tire emissions: Today’s Car News

Vinfast says that it’s delivering its first U.S.-market EVs to customers tomorrow. A study suggests that brake and tire pollution may exceed that from tailpipes. And the Rivian R1T is making owners very happy. This and more, here at Green Car Rep…

CATL adopts use of Toyocolor conductive carbon nanotube battery materials

Chinese battery-maker CATL has chosen to use Japan-based Toyocolor‘s Lioaccum conductive carbon nanotube (CNT) dispersion for its high-capacity Li-ion batteries. The batteries will be installed in mass-produced vehicles beginning in 2024.  According to Toyocolor, its Lioaccum dispersion CATL contributes to expanded battery capacity and energy density through adoption of highly conductive CNTs. Battery cathodes consist… Read more »

Taylor ZLC container handler to use Rocsys autonomous charging system

Container handler manufacturer Taylor Machine Works will implement a robotic charging system from Rocsys for its second-generation ZLC electric container handler. Rocsys says robotic charging of EVs provides charging at scale around the clock without the need for human interaction at the vehicle, enabling dependable, fast charging with reduced wear and tear on charging cables… Read more »

Electric school buses from Thomas Built Buses and Proterra log one million miles of operation

Thomas Built Buses and Proterra (NASDAQ: PTRA) unveiled their Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus back in 2018 , and there are now more than 300 units on the road. Now the companies have announced that the Jouleys have driven more than one million miles for school districts across North America. This may be just… Read more »