loader from loading.io

Tesla’s TWO Million Mile Battery | 20 Oct 2020

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

Release Date: 10/20/2020

VW Follows Tesla In Promising A European Compact EV show art VW Follows Tesla In Promising A European Compact EV

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

Škoda starts series production of all-electric Enyaq | VW Speeds Up Work on Small Electric Car | How the US plans to turn all its iconic school buses electric | VW's EV boss discusses the move to electrification | China's SAIC Motor Launches New Electric-Vehicle Project | Cornwall to rollout 150 new EV chargers with £2.9m funding | New Opel Corsa-e Rally is Ready to Go

info_outline
Elon Musk Predicts 1000km Range, Lower Prices and Berlin Production show art Elon Musk Predicts 1000km Range, Lower Prices and Berlin Production

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

Future Range predictions | How to lower the cost of cell production | Better energy density improves range | Economies of scale | Cell production in Berlin | Tesla Semi Truck range | Structural battery packs as core structure | Small Tesla hatchback for Europe | Why Europe needs a smaller Tesla

info_outline
VW Boss Talks Tesla and The Electric Future show art VW Boss Talks Tesla and The Electric Future

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

VW's Diess talks electrification and the value of Tesla | Rivian Sells Out Of Reservations Slots | Porsche Taycan sales to exceed target of 20,000 this year | Porsche Taycan drifts for 42 km, enters Guinness World Records | Camouflaged Tesla Model Y spotted in Shanghai | Fastned wants to build nine HPC parks in France | Nissan Note spells beginning of end of internal-combustion engine

info_outline
Ford Mustang Mach-E Hits Range Targets show art Ford Mustang Mach-E Hits Range Targets

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

Fremont Police Gives Thumps Up To Tesla Patrol Car | Tesla boosts Model S range again | Renault More Than Doubled BEV Sales In October 2020| Major Vehicle-to-Grid Trial Initiating In UK | PHEVs Are Fake Electric Cars | GM will pay EV-reluctant Cadillac dealers $500,000

info_outline
Smaller Rivians Confirmed For Europe And China | 20 Nov 2020 show art Smaller Rivians Confirmed For Europe And China | 20 Nov 2020

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

LG Chem Batteries for Chinese Model Y | Rivian CEO eyes smaller EVs for China & Europe | GM will launch 30 EVs around the world by 2025 | Tesla Opens North China's Largest V3 Supercharger Station | Tesla opens world’s northernmost Supercharger station | Tesla firmware hints at Model Y range boost | Proterra celebrates its 1,000th battery-electric bus |EV enquiries soared 500% after Government’s 2030 car sales ruling

info_outline
VW's Electric Estate / Wagon / Shooting Brake Confirmed | 19 Nov 2020 show art VW's Electric Estate / Wagon / Shooting Brake Confirmed | 19 Nov 2020

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

DS Automobiles To Go Electric By 2025 | VW's Electric Estate / Wagon Is Go | New EPA Range/Efficiency Ratings For 2021 Tesla Model S Performance | Volkswagen ID.3 Shines In The Netherlands | BMW moves engine production out of Germany, makes room for EVs | Germany commits additional €3 bln to ease green mobility transition | CA residents will get the $1500 clean fuel reward | Tesla Superchargest Show Wait Time | Tesla Model Y Gets Model 3 Refresh Parts

info_outline
UK Announces 2030 Petrol & Diesel Ban | 18 Nov 2020 show art UK Announces 2030 Petrol & Diesel Ban | 18 Nov 2020

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

UK confirm 2030 ban for new petrol and diesel vehicles | UK becomes first major car market to bring forward ban to 2030 | Massive investment in charging and incentives | How UK compares to rest of the world | What key figures said in reaction today

info_outline
Tesla Finally Added To S&P500 | 17 Nov 2020 show art Tesla Finally Added To S&P500 | 17 Nov 2020

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

Seamless charging comes to Electrify America with Plug&Charge | Rivian’s configurator and option list | VW Electric Drivetrain Production Begins in China | Chinese Tesla Model 3 Increases Production | China Hits 1.5 Million Chargers | EU to tighten Euro 7 emissions standard | Lordstown Motors: Endurance Production To Begin In September 2021 | Citroen UK reveals a range of retail offers for new e-C4 |EV subscription provider Onto orders 600 EVs from PSA Groupe | 2021 Toyota Mirai trim levels and features

info_outline
VW increases to $86 billion spending on EVs show art VW increases to $86 billion spending on EVs

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

VW increases to $86 billion spending on EVs | Daimler will shrink with shift to EVs | FIA opens tender for WRC hybrid charging | Nissan Qashqai to receive e-Power | Electric Genesis eG80 To Get Wireless Charging | BMW Exporting its China-Made iX3 Electric SUV to 39 Countries | UK expected to ban sale of new petrol cars from 2030 | Tesla announced its first European Gigafactory 1 yr ago today | Ford Might Start Making Its Own Batteries To Create More Jobs | VW Trademarks Junglezz Name, Hints at Off-Road EV

info_outline
Rivian Pricing Announced show art Rivian Pricing Announced

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

Ford E-Transit Unveiled | Rivian R1T and R1S pricing officially announced | Mercedes-Benz manufacturing exec moves to Tesla

info_outline
 
More Episodes

Wanna split £100? You get £50 free AND save money on 100% green electricity by moving to Octopus Energy. Plus I get £50 to support this podcast but ONLY if you do it by using my unique referral code. I moved to Octopus recently and had been putting it off for ages,  but I kicked myself for not doing it sooner, as it’s literally a 5 minute job to give them your details.

 

Click here: https://share.octopus.energy/free-puma-452

 

On today’s podcast:

  • Made In China Model 3's Leave For Europe Next Tuesday
  • Tesla researchers present battery with 2 million mile lifecycle
  • Tesla has over 120 operational microgrids
  • Tesla Expands Charging In Europe
  • Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid
  • 16% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In Germany!
  • LG Chem plans to build a new factory in Europe
  • BMW produced its 200,000th i3 model
  • Four Car Charging Networks Join Octopus Energy Network

 

Show #912

 

Good morning, good afternoon and good evening wherever you are in the world, welcome to EV News Daily for Tuesday 20th  October. It’s Martyn Lee here and I go through every EV story so you don't have to.

 

Thank you to MYEV.com for helping make this show, they’ve built the first marketplace specifically for Electric Vehicles. It’s a totally free marketplace that simplifies the buying and selling process, and help you learn about EVs along the way too.

 

MADE IN CHINA MODEL 3'S LEAVE FOR EUROPE NEXT TUESDAY

"The first batch of Gigafactory Shanghai’s China-made Model 3 is about to begin their journey to Europe. The vehicles are reportedly en route to the port of Zeebrugge in Belgium, where they will be distributed to countries such as Germany and France." says Teslarati: "Recent reports from Chinese media have announced the shipment of thousands of Made-in-China Standard Range Plus Model 3s from Gigafactory Shanghai. As noted by Tesla owner-enthusiast @Ray4Tesla, the shipments will start next week on Tuesday, October 27. Tesla owner-enthusiast Armand Vervaeck suggested that the China-made Model 3s could be shipped by train to Europe due to the vehicles being fitted with protective wraps. Based on comments under Teslarati’s previous article, it seems that shipments by train would have an estimated arrival time of two weeks."

 

This does point to towards Model Y coming to Europe, if demand in China allows. And Model 3 from Fremont no longer has to do the 20 day journey down the West Coast, Mexico etc, through the Panama Canal and across the Atlantic. Plus the margin on those MIC cars is much better.

 

As a commenter notes: "Tesla can charge more for an SR+ in Europe vs China, LFP Version provides better margin compared to the US Model 3 might be battery cell constraint along with the model Y ramp. So to supply Europe, they can further diversify their cells. So I believe they bypass Chinese demand in favor of supplying Europe. Can't wait to see first European YouTube reviews about the MIC M3 build quality etc."

 

https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-china-export-europe-start-date/

 

TESLA RESEARCHERS PRESENT BATTERY WITH 2 MILLION MILE LIFECYCLE

"Tesla battery researchers around Jeff Dahn have presented updated test results for their battery cells. Instead of one million miles, the batteries are now expected to last 10,000 cycles and provide traction power for more than two million miles – that’s about 3.2 million kilometers." says electrive: "With “special additives”, the batteries should be able to withstand 10,000 cycles. Assuming a relatively conservative 350 kilometer range per cycle (i.e., a full charge from 0 to 100 percent), this would be 3.5 million kilometers. Whether 3.2 or 3.5 million kilometers: the one million miles or 1.6 million kilometers announced in September 2019 seem to be clearly surpassed. If the batteries were only discharged by 25 to 50 per cent of their capacity, they would show almost no degradation. This is a charge level range that many electric car drivers use in practice – the battery is rarely discharged to less than 20 per cent, on the other hand, it is rarely charged over 80 per cent."

 

https://www.electrive.com/2020/10/19/tesla-researchers-present-battery-with-2-million-mile-lifecycle/

 

TESLA HAS OVER 120 OPERATIONAL MICROGRIDS

"Tesla has over 120 operational microgrids around the world using its batteries and renewable energy, according to a new comment from an executive. Ever since the launch of Tesla Energy and its stationary energy storage products, Tesla started working on microgrid projects" says electrek: "Michael Snyder, director of engineering and construction, energy projects at Tesla, released the information in a Linkedin post about a new position on the microgrid team: If you like solving problems at the nexus of power systems interactions, protection coordination, system and product level controls, and DERs (Powerpacks, Megapacks, solar, and generators), check out the link below for a microgrid-focused product engineer. We have 120+ operational microgrids around the world with high impact to a variety of communities/customers. This is a unique and rewarding role."

 

https://electrek.co/2020/10/19/tesla-120-operational-microgrids-world/

 

TESLA EXPANDS CHARGING IN EUROPE

Tesla’s Supercharger network has rapidly expanded since the beginning of the quarter with over 250 new Supercharging stalls located all over Europe, with around 240 of these being V3 Superchargers. All our chargers are placed on well-travelled routes which allow you to explore every corner of Europe.

The following Tesla Supercharging sites have been opened since July 1st 2020:

  • Denmark: Ikast – 12 stalls
  • Finland: Huittinen – 6 stalls (2 V2)
  • France: Angoulême, Sisteron, Les Herbiers - 28 stalls (4 V2)
  • Germany: Berlin EUREF Campus, Braak, Eschborn, Herzsprung, Wismar, Hilden – 72 stalls (4 V2)
  • Iceland: Fossvogur – 4 stalls (V2)
  • Italy: Forli – 4 stalls
  • Netherlands: Akersloot, Apeldoorn Oost, Middelburg, Rijswijk – 40 stalls
  • Norway: Aksdal South, Bamble – 36 stalls
  • Portugal: Loule – 8 stalls
  • Spain: Aranda de Duero – 4 stalls
  • Switzerland: Bulle, Martigny – 16 stalls
  • UK: Fort William, Hilton Park Southbound, Leeds-Whitehouse, Lifton, Manchester South, Wyboston – 42 stalls (14 V2)

Across Europe there are over 5300 Supercharger stalls spread across nearly 530 locations and 29 countries in Europe. The Tesla Supercharger Network will continue to expand around the globe to enable all-electric journeys to be effortless.

 

PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO S E-HYBRID

"Porsche has announced two new hybrid powertrains for its Panamera hatchback and Panamera Sport Turismo estate, bringing back the 4 E-Hybrid and Turbo S E-Hybrid models to the range. These join the 4S E-Hybrid that was launched when the Panamera was facelifted a few months back" writes evo.co.uk: "The Turbo S E-Hybrid reclaims its position as the most powerful Panamera derivative, now peaking at 690bhp, 9bhp more than before. The extra power is derived from the 4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine at the core of the powertrain, which on its own produces 563bhp. Despite its near 2500kg kerb weight, the Turbo S E-Hybrid will reach 62mph in 3.2sec (0.2sec quicker than the previous model) and go on to 196mph, while also being able to cruise for up to 31 miles on the electric motors alone. "

 

https://www.evo.co.uk/porsche/panamera/203195/porsche-panamera-turbo-s-e-hybrid-returns-with-690bhp

 

16% PLUGIN VEHICLE MARKET SHARE IN GERMANY!

"The German plugin vehicle market had another record month in September, with a little over 41,000 registrations. Plugin hybrid (PHEV) registrations continued going through the roof, up 463% to 20,127 units" reports Clean Technica: "The plugin vehicle share reached a record 16% (8% fully electric vehicles/BEV), pulling the yearly tally to 10% (4.8% BEV), so this market has officially reached double digits, also known as … The Disruption Zone."

 

Zoe, Model 3, ID.3, Mercedes GLC300e and Kona EV

 

https://cleantechnica.com/2020/10/19/16-plugin-vehicle-market-share-in-germany/

 

LG CHEM PLANS TO BUILD A NEW FACTORY IN EUROPE

Reuters says: "LG Chem is looking for a site to build a new factory in Europe, as it plans to more than double its global car battery capacity to 260 gigawatt hours (GWh) by 2023, from 120 GWh this year."

 

"LG Chem already has two battery cell plants in Europe and both are in Poland where most of LG Chem’s global battery cell production is located. If production capacity is expanded at its already operating plants, LG Chem can produce 120 GWh annually and this would be enough to assemble more than 2 million (2.400.000) battery packs with 50 kWh each." according to PushEVs: "With a third battery cell plant in Europe LG Chem expects to reach a global annual production capacity of 260 GWh by 2023. This would be enough to produce more than 5 million (5.200.000) battery packs with 50 kWh each."

 

https://pushevs.com/2020/10/19/lg-chem-plans-to-build-a-new-factory-in-europe/

 

BMW PRODUCED ITS 200,000TH I3 MODEL

"The 200 000th BMW i3 model rolled off the production line yesterday – almost silently as always. The BMW i3s with Fluid Black metallic paint finish and accents in BMW i Blue was produced for a customer from Saxony and will be delivered by the BMW branch in Leipzig."

"With the start of production in 2013, the plant in Saxony became a pioneer and centre of excellence for sustainable mobility. The BMW i3 was the BMW Group’s first purely electrically powered large-scale serial model and also the company’s first vehicle with a passenger cell made of carbon fibre reinforced plastic"

 

https://electriccarsreport.com/2020/10/bmw-produced-its-200000th-i3-model/

 

FOUR CAR CHARGING NETWORKS JOIN OCTOPUS ENERGY NETWORK

Octopus Energy announces that four electric vehicle (EV) charging firms have joined its Electric Juice Network in a bid to simplify on-street charging.

Leading charging networks Franklin Energy LiFe, Hubsta, Alfa Power and Plug-N-Go have joined the roaming service, taking the total number of chargers to over 1,000 across the UK. They follow Char.gy and Osprey (formerly Engenie) who joined the network on its successful Beta launch in May 2020.

Drivers of electric vehicles will now be able to pay with their Octopus Energy account across the participating charging networks, with all costs appearing on a single bill.

 

https://www.electricvehiclesresearch.com/articles/21996/another-four-car-charging-networks-join-octopus-energy-network?rsst2id=3

 

You can listen to all 911 previous episodes of this this for free, where you get your podcasts from, plus the blog https://www.evnewsdaily.com/ – remember to subscribe, which means you don’t have to think about downloading the show each day, plus you get it first and free and automatically.

 

It would mean a lot if you could take 2mins to leave a quick review on whichever platform you download the podcast.

 

And  if you have an Amazon Echo, download our Alexa Skill, search for EV News Daily and add it as a flash briefing.

 

Come and say hi on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter just search EV News Daily, have a wonderful day, I’ll catch you tomorrow and remember…there’s no such thing as a self-charging hybrid.

 

 

PHIL ROBERTS / ELECTRIC FUTURE (PREMIUM PARTNER)

BRAD CROSBY (PREMIUM PARTNER)

AVID TECHNOLOGY (PREMIUM PARTNER)

PORSCHE OF THE VILLAGE CINCINNATI (PREMIUM PARTNER)

AUDI CINCINNATI EAST (PREMIUM PARTNER)

VOLVO CARS CINCINNATI EAST (PREMIUM PARTNER)

NATIONALCARCHARGING.COM and ALOHACHARGE.COM  (PREMIUM PARTNER)

DEREK REILLY FROM THE EV REVIEW IRELAND YOUTUBE CHANNEL (PREMIUM PARTNER)

RICHARD AT RSYMONS.CO.UK – THE ELECTRIC VEHICLE SPECIALIST (PREMIUM PARTNER)

 

DAVID AND LISA ALLEN (PARTNER)

OEM AUDIO OF NEW ZEALAND AND EVPOWER.CO.NZ (PARTNER)

GARETH HAMER

eMOBILITY NORWAY HTTPS://WWW.EMOBILITYNORWAY.COM/  (PARTNER)

BOB BOOTHBY – MILLBROOK COTTAGES AND ELOPEMENT WEDDING VENUE (PARTNER)

DARIN MCLESKEY FROM DENOVO REAL ESTATE (PARTNER)

JUKKA KUKONEN FROM WWW.SHIFT2ELECTRIC.COM

RAJEEV NARAYAN (PARTNER)

 

ALAN ROBSON (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

ALAN SHEDD (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

ALEX BANAHENE (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

ALEXANDER FRANK @ https://www.youtube.com/c/alexsuniverse42

ANDERS HOVE (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

ANDREA JEFFERSON (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

ASEER KHALID (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

ASHLEY HILL (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

BÅRD FJUKSTAD (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

BRIAN THOMPSON (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

BRUCE BOHANNAN (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

CHARLES HALL (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

CHRIS HOPKINS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

COLIN HENNESSY AND CAMBSEV (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

CRAIG COLES (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

CRAIG ROGERS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

DAMIEN DAVIS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

DARREN FEATCH (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

DAVE DEWSON (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

DAVID FINCH (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

DAVID MOORE (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

DAVID PARTINGTON (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

DAVID PRESCOTT (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

DON MCALLISTER / SCREENCASTSONLINE.COM (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

ERU KYEYUNE-NYOMBI (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

FREDRIK ROVIK (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

GENE RUBIN (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

GILBERTO ROSADO (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

GEOFF LOWE (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

HEDLEY WRIGHT (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

IAN GRIFFITHS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

IAN SEAR (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

IAN (WATTIE) WATKINS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

JACK OAKLEY (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

JAMES STORR (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

JIM MORRIS (EXECUTIVE PRODICERS)

JON AKA BEARDY MCBEARDFACE FROM KENT EVS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

JON MANCHAK (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

JUAN GONZALEZ (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

KEN MORRIS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

KEVIN MEYERSON (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

KYLE MAHAN (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

LARS DAHLAGER (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

LAURENCE D ALLEN (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

LEE BROWN (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

LUKE CULLEY (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

MARCEL WARD (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

MARK BOSSERT (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

MARTY YOUNG  (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

MATT PISCIONE (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

MIA OPPELSTRUP (PARTNER)

MICHAEL PASTRONE (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

MIKE WINTER (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

NATHAN GORE-BROWN (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

NEIL E ROBERTS FROM SUSSEX EVS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

NICHOLAS MILLER (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

NIGEL MILES (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

OHAD ASTON (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

PAUL RIDINGS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

PAUL STEPHENSON (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

PETE GLASS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

PETE GORTON (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

PETER & DEE ROBERTS FROM OXON EVS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

PHIL MOUCHET (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

PHILIP TRAUTMAN (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

RAJ BADWAL (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

RENE KEEMIK (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

RENÉ SCHNEIDER (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

RICHARD LUPINSKY (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

ROB HERMANS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

ROB FROM THE RSTHINKS EV CHANNEL ON YOUTUBE (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

RUPERT MITCHELL (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

SEIKI PAYNE (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

STEPHEN PENN (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

STEVE JOHN (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

THOMAS J. THIAS  (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

TODD OAKES (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

THE PLUGSEEKER – EV YOUTUBE CHANNEL (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

TIM GUTTERIDGE (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

WILLIAM LANGHORNE (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

 

 

CONNECT WITH ME!

EVne.ws/itunes

EVne.ws/tunein

EVne.ws/googleplay

EVne.ws/stitcher

EVne.ws/youtube

EVne.ws/iheart

EVne.ws/blog

EVne.ws/patreon

 

Check out MYEV.com for more details: https://www.myev.com