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TERREPOWER launches solar panel recycling line

TERREPOWER said it offers complete separation of solar panel materials such as aluminum, glass, precious metals, silicon, plastic and components.

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Mahle ‘on track’ to hit 2030+ sustainability goals

Mahle said it reduced its emissions from the combustion of fossil fuels (Scope 1) and the import of purchased electricity (Scope 2) by 43%.

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Green Li-ion launches recycled lithium-ion battery materials plant

The North American plant will produce battery-grade cathode and anode materials.

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Industry opinions split over EPA’s new emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles

Phase 3 standards will set stronger rules to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from heavy-duty vehicles beginning in model year 2027.

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Volvo’s EX30 has the lowest carbon footprint among its EV lineup

Volvo said it plans to reduce the EX30’s CO2 impact even further by collaborating with suppliers across its entire value chain.

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Recycled Rubber Coalition white paper examines EV impact on scrapped tires

The Coalition estimates there will be a 12% increase in the number of scrap tires that will be produced as drivers transition to EVs.

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SAE partners with Intel on vehicle power management standards

A new SAE committee will adopt power management concepts from the personal computer industry.

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Remanufacturers ‘walk the talk’ on sustainability

At AAPEX 2023, remanufacturers wore green shoes to spread sustainability awareness.

Volvo Cars launches new business for energy/charging solutions

The move builds on an existing V2G pilot program using bi-directional charging to balance the grid during peak hours.

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Is deep-sea mining really needed for EV batteries?

The Blue Climate Initiative said next-gen batteries, now a third of the global EV market, reduce reliance on seabed metals.

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NREL forecasts 80% drop in U.S. transport emissions by 2050

NREL’s study highlights rapid adoption of zero-emission vehicles as crucial for an 80% emissions reduction.

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Swedish researchers develop efficient metal recycling method

Chalmers University researchers used oxalic acid to recover 100% aluminum and 98% lithium from electric car batteries.

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