Detroit’s climate-science legacy, Lordstown stock, Toyota Sienna first drive: Today’s Car News

Lordstown goes public. A new report underscores that Ford and GM knew about climate change a half-century ago. And we drive Toyota’s hybrid minivan. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. A report that reaches back to former executives and the…

Tesla’s CAPEX efficiencies could pave the way for a fleet of ‘Alien Dreadnought’ factories

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q3 10-Q Form for 2020 provided some interesting tidbits about the electric car maker’s plans for the coming years. Among these is the fact that the company is planning to increase its capital expenditures to about $4.5 to $6.0 billion in the next two fiscal years. These would be the highest expenditures that […]

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Soteria licenses battery tech designed to eliminate thermal runaway

Soteria Battery Innovation Group has exclusively licensed and optioned a technology developed by the DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) designed to eliminate thermal runaway in Li-ion batteries due to mechanical damage. The technology complements Soteria’s existing battery safety technology. Soteria Battery Innovation Group is a technology development and licensing company that has formed a… Read more »

DOE looks to coal as a source of critical minerals and rare earth elements

The DOE Office of Fossil Energy has selected 13 projects to receive approximately $1.95 million in federal funding to develop conceptual designs for commercially viable technologies that will extract rare earth elements (REEs) from US coal and coal by-products. Each project will receive up to $150,000 in DOE funding. The conceptual designs will include system… Read more »