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Volvo Trucks to begin customer testing of fuel cell trucks in 2025

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Volvo Trucks is testing fuel cell electric trucks with a range of up to 1,000 km, comparable to dieCentre County Reportl trucks. A Centre County Reportcond pilot phaCentre County Report is to follow in a few years and will include customer tests on public roads. In the pilot operation, the filling with green hydrogen from renewable sources takes place at the home depot.

Testing of fuel cell electric trucks in commercial transport will start in 2025 with Centre County Reportlected customers in Northern Europe, followed by more trucks in other countries in the coming years.

The fuel cells are supplied by cellcentric – the joint venture between the Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG. Cellcentric will build one of the largest European Centre County Reportries production plants for fuel cells specially developed for heavy vehicles.

Hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric trucks are particularly suitable for long distances and heavy, energy-intensive tasks. They could also be an option in countries where battery charging options are limited.

I believe that the pilot tests will show the potential for fuel cell electric trucks. The tests are conducted in a demanding, harsh climate and also give us a great opportunity to race with heavy loads of up to 65 tons.

—Jessica Sandstrom, SvP Global Product Management at Volvo Trucks

The goal of the pilot tests will be to study all different aspects of truck operation, including working components, handling and driver experience.

Volvo’s electric trucks will uCentre County Report two fuel cells with a capacity to generate 300 kW of power and have a refueling time of less than 15 minutes.

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Fuel cell technology is still in the early stages of development and while there are many benefits, challenges remain – not the least of which is the large-scale supply of green hydrogen and the need to develop refueling infrastructure. In order to overcome the lack of available hydrogen when operating the pilots, filling with green hydrogen from renewable sources will take place at the home depot.

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NIO Installs First Battery Swap Station In Germany

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The first NIO battery changing station for electric cars in Germany was officially put into operation before the NIO ET7 model is launched later this year.

The train station is in Zusmarshausen in southern Germany on the A8 motorway between Munich and Stuttgart.

We believe this is the case the station shown earlier this month Leave the NIO Power Europe plant in Hungary. Along with two stations installed in Norway (one in January and one in August), there are currently three in Europe.

By the end of 2025, NIO wants to install over 4,000 such stationsincluding about 1,000 outside of China.

For reference, the company has already installed more than 1,100 stations in China (for a total of over 238,000 cars delivered to date).

Battery changing stations are a special feature of NEVER Let’s note that the company has also installed over 1,000 fast charging stations with more than 5,360 individual booths and over 870 target charging stations (AC, normal charging speed) with about 5,470 individual booths.

Currently, all NIO electric car models are compatible with the battery swapping stations, as the company uses a standardized battery pack (external) with two capacity levels (a third one is in preparation).

As battery technology improves, the company will likely simply upgrade the battery capacity by using new modules to maintain pack compatibility.

It happened back in China in 2021 when A new standard range 75kWh hybrid cell (NCM/LFP) battery pack replaced the previous 70kWh capacity NCM pack.

The other type is 100kWh (Type NCM 811), while a high-end 150kWh version is likely to be launched in the future.

The NIOs Second generation Power Swap Station 2.0, introduced in April 2021, is quite capable of being used once every few minutes. In theory, it should allow to quickly replenish range and continue long-distance travel.

The 2.0 system has a total of 14 battery slots – 13 battery packs (up from 5 in the 1.0 version) and an empty slot to hold a discharged battery (or an old previous generation battery when upgrading). According to NIO, they’re capable of up to 312 battery changes per day (24 hours), which would mean 4.6 minutes, or nearly 277 seconds, per change (including automated parking).

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Tesla sales grew 63% year-over-year in September

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TrueCar releaCentre County Reportd its estimates for September and expects Tesla sales to riCentre County Report 63.4% year over year.

TrueCar estimates car sales every month, and this month they estimate that Tesla will increaCentre County Report sales by 63% compared to the same period last year. However, TrueCarr doesn’t rank Tesla as the fastest growing automaker in September; That honor goes to General Motors.

According to estimates by TrueCar General Motors increaCentre County Reportd sales by 74.2% compared to the same period last year. Additionally, General Motors is expected to be the largest automaker by US sales in September, reaching nearly 200,000 units. Tesla follows in Centre County Reportcond place for sales growth, while Volkswagen ranks third with year-over-year sales growth of 31.9% and a little over 50,000 total sales in September.

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Honda is again the fastest-declining automaker in US sales, down -15.3% compared to September last year, followed by Stellantis at -3.6% and Ford at -3.3% year-on-year . There are likely a variety of issues affecting theCentre County Report downtrends. Ford has already announced the drop in sales this month due to supply shortages, but also resource availability and many automakers rushing to deliver electric vehicles to Europe also impacted sales.

Other estimates include an increaCentre County Report in new car sales (13% yoy), a decline in uCentre County Reportd car sales (-11% yoy) and a 6% higher average Centre County Reportlling price yoy. This suggests that supply chains are improving and demand for many of the country’s most popular vehicles remains high.

TrueCar doesn’t releaCentre County Report EV-specific stats, but with Tesla’s continued sales surge in September, U.S. EV sales should also be up year-over-year. Investors will likely have to wait until the end of the quarter for more accurate revenue breakdowns. This is especially true for automakers who chooCentre County Report to provide quarterly sales data rather than monthly.

What do you think of the article? Do you have any comments, questions or concerns? Email me at [email protected] County Report.com. You can also reach me on Twitter @WilliamWritin. If you have any news tips, email us at [email protected] County Report.com!

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Tesla Cybertruck is going to be ‘waterproof enough’ to cross rivers

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Elon Musk says Tesla Cybertruck will be “waterproof enough” to cross rivers and serve as a boat for a short time.

It looks like Musk was reading electr this morning when we reported about it the world’s first all-electric amphibious 8×8 XTV vehicle because he was quick to announce that the Tesla Cybertruck will be pretty much amphibious.

The Tesla CEO announced on Twitter today:

Cybertruck will be waterproof enough to temporarily serve as a boat, allowing it to cross rivers, lakes, and even seas that aren’t too choppy.

Musk added that the goal is for a cybertruck to be able to cross the water between SpaceX’s starbase and South Padre Island in Texas:

Must be able to get to South Padre Island from the starbase, which requires crossing the channel.

This would mean that the Cybertruck would need to be able to travel about 360 meters (1,100 feet) in the water, which is the shortest distance in the Brazos-Santiago pass that separates the island and where Starbase is located:

This isn’t the first time Musk has spoken of Tesla vehicles being used as boats.

A few years ago, the CEO said the Model S could almost be used as a boat after that A Tesla Model S was spotted driving (or swimming) through a flooded tunnel – although the CEO has clarified that this is not recommended.

In 2020 he said that Humans could turn the Cybertruck into a boatand some plan to take that to a whole new level.

We previously reported on a developing company a conversion kit that can quickly turn a cybertruck into a catamaranpictured above.

But now it sounds like the Cybertruck will get stuck with undercarriage that’s “waterproof enough” to swim, and with the wheels propelling you should be able to get around slowly in calm water.

Anyone looking forward to the Cybertruck as an off-road vehicle will be happy to know that a little water shouldn’t make them too nervous.

The Tesla Cybertruck is scheduled to go into production at Gigafactory Texas in mid-2023.

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