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Volkswagen starts update program for ID.4 software in US, with performance improvements and new features

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Volkswagen of America is beginning to roll out software updates for the ID.4 EV in the US. New features to enhance the charging experience and further improve system performance will be available on MY21 and certain MY22 vehicles. This first update is a prerequisite for future features.

Hyundai N performance EV brand teases hydrogen fuel cell tech

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Hyundai's N performance division is preparing to launch its first battery electric cars, but it's considering performance fuel cell vehicles as well.

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BMW Group begins production of small-series hydrogen-powered iX5

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The BMW Group is commencing production of its BMW iX5 Hydrogen model. Manufacture of the small-series hydrogen-powered vehicle is taking place in the pilot plant at its Munich Research and Innovation Centre (FIZ).

Tesla says it is adding radar in its cars next month amid self-driving suite concerns

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Tesla told the FCC that it plans to market a new radar starting next month. The move raises even more concerns about potentially needed updates to its hardware suite to achieve the promised self-driving capability. more….

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Tesla offers new discount for buying inventory cars in China

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As Tesla's insurance subsidy for Chinese consumers buying inventory cars was halved in December, it's offering new discounts to spur demand. The post Tesla offers new discount for buying inventory cars in China appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Tesla

Express freight giant makes biggest order for electric trucks in Australia

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ARENA funds to back biggest purchase of electric trucks in Australia, and the biggest sale of its type by global leader Volvo Trucks. The post Express freight giant makes biggest order for electric trucks in Australia appeared first on The Driven. Electric Work Vehicles EV News

StoreDot Extreme Fast Charging battery performance validated by Shmuel De-Leon Energy

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StoreDot , a developer of extreme fast charging (XFC) batteries for electric vehicles ( earlier post ), announced that independent battery lab Shmuel De-Leon Energy (SDLE) successfully validated the performance of the StoreDot technology.

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Elon Musk tells Biden Tesla is opening its Supercharger network, but how?

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Elon Musk told President Biden that Tesla is opening its Supercharger network, but the plan has been unclear since Tesla opened its charge connector. more…. The post Elon Musk tells Biden Tesla is opening its Supercharger network, but how? appeared first on Electrek.

China NEV insurance registrations in 1st week of Dec: BYD 40,243, Tesla 11,670, NIO 3,141

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NIO at 3,141, Li Auto at 4,228 and XPeng at 1,962 for the week. As a comparison, their numbers in the previous week were 3,759, 4,364 and 1,466 respectively. The post China NEV insurance registrations in 1st week of Dec: BYD 40,243, Tesla 11,670, NIO 3,141 appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Kentucky may be next to get an Elon Musk Boring Company tunnel

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Louisville, Kentucky, might be the next city to have a tunnel built by Elon Musk’s company, The Boring Company. Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner and candidate for governor Ryan Quarles tweeted the latest work that the State Fair Board was working on.

Ford investing £150M in Halewood plant to scale up EV portfolio

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Building on its commitment to grow an all-electric vehicle range, Ford has invested a further £125 million in its Halewood Plant, on Merseyside in the UK—increasing capacity by 70%—plus £24 million in the supporting E:PRiME product development center.

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AAA expands EV offerings with mobile charging, trip planning

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More than a decade after launching a mobile EV charging pilot program, AAA is launching a second, larger-scale program that will offer mobile charging to members in 14 U.S. metropolitan areas.

Tesla Gigafactory Berlin in ‘total chaos,’ says worker in report about labor issues

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Tesla Gigafactory Berlin is reportedly in “total chaos,” according to a factory employee talking to Wired in a report highlighting labor issues at the factory. more…. The post Tesla Gigafactory Berlin in ‘total chaos,’ says worker in report about labor issues appeared first on Electrek.

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BYD to officially launch hybrid Frigate 07 on Dec 9

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BYD had the Frigate 07 unveiled and available for pre-sale at the end of August, with a pre-sale price range of RMB 220,000 ($31,500) - 280,000. The post BYD to officially launch hybrid Frigate 07 on Dec 9 appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Elon Musk’s Twitter is working on removing child sexual abuse material at scale with “no mercy” for abusers

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Elon Musk’s Twitter is working on removing child sexual abuse (CSAM) at scale with “no mercy for those who are involved in these illegal activities.”

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NuScale, Shell and partners to assess hydrogen production using SMR

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NuScale Power, along with Shell Global Solutions (Shell) and industry participants will develop and assess a concept for an economically optimized Integrated Energy System (IES) for hydrogen production using electricity and process heat from a NuScale VOYGR small modular reactor (SMR) power plant.

Canoo delivers electric Light Tactical Vehicle to US Army

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Canoo on Thursday announced deliver of a prototype truck to the U.S. Army, which shows what a production off-roader from the EV startup could look like. Called the Light Tactical Vehicle (LTV), the electric truck fulfills a contract awarded to Canoo in July 2022, according to a company press release.

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Squad solar electric city car is coming to the US for $6,250 

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The Squad solar electric city car is launching in the US, and it starts at $6,250. Is it just a golf cart or actually a new and useful product? more…. The post Squad solar electric city car is coming to the US for $6,250 appeared first on Electrek.

BYD looking to build passenger car plant in Europe

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BYD could build up to two passenger car plants in Europe, an executive said, also confirming that the company is buying its own ships to export cars. The post BYD looking to build passenger car plant in Europe appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. BYD BYD Europe

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Another Chinese electric ute due to be launched in Australia

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Another Chinese auto maker is planning to bring an electric ute to the Australian market. The post Another Chinese electric ute due to be launched in Australia appeared first on The Driven. EV News

Ford builds 150,000th Mustang Mach-E; on sale in 37 countries

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Ford has produced its 150,000 th Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle since starting production nearly two years ago, a significant milestone as the company scales EV production to a rate of 600,000 annually by late 2023 and more than 2 million annually by 2026.

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AAA mobile charging, DHL E-Transits, Hyundai N fuel cell tech: Today’s Car News

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Ford delivers E-Transit electric vens and software to DHL. Hyundai hints that it might put hydrogen fuel cell tech in a performance car. And AAA embraces mobile charging. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. AAA has launched a new mobile EV charging pilot program that will cover 14 U.S.

Renewables will be the largest source of electricity by early 2025

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Wind and solar are set to account for over 90% of global electricity expansion over the next five years, overtaking coal to become the largest source of global electricity by early 2025, according to “ Renewables 2022 ,” the latest edition of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) annual report on the renewable sector. more….

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BYD sells 230,427 NEVs in Nov, up 5.8% from Oct

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BYD sold 113,915 BEVs and 116,027 PHEVs in November. The post BYD sells 230,427 NEVs in Nov, up 5.8% from Oct appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. BYD Deliveries

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South Burlington approved zoning change that brings Tesla closer to its first Vermont sales center

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An approved zoning change in South Burlington, Vermont, further paves the way for Tesla to sell vehicles to consumers. The City of South Burlington approved a zoning change on Monday night.

DHL is getting 2,000 Ford electric vans, smarts to manage them

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Ford announced Monday that its Ford Pro unit will deliver 2,000 electric delivery vans to Deutsche Post DHL Group worldwide, by the end of 2023.

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Ram teases electric truck a month ahead of debut, giving a glimpse into the ‘future of Ram’

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What does the future of Ram Trucks look like? We will find out in less than a month when Ram unveils its highly anticipated electric truck. But in the meantime, the automaker is giving us a glimpse into the “fierce, slick, heroic” design that will shape the future of the company. more….

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BYD Nov sales breakdown: Song 64,145 units, Han 31,786 units

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The BYD Yuan family sold 29,402 units in November, while the Qin family sold 28,320 units. The post BYD Nov sales breakdown: Song 64,145 units, Han 31,786 units appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. BYD Deliveries

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Try before you buy: Car rental market could be launch pad for EV adoption

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Electric car rentals are giving customers a first taste of EVs and dispelling many of the myths around their usage, and range. The post Try before you buy: Car rental market could be launch pad for EV adoption appeared first on The Driven. EV News

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Cepsa to invest €3B in Andalusia to build the largest green hydrogen hub in Europe; additional €2B for renewable power

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Cepsa—the Spain-based multinational oil and gas company—will invest more than €3 billion to establish the Andalusian Green Hydrogen Valley, creating the largest green hydrogen hub in Europe in southern Spain.

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Tesla confirms megawatt charging tech for Cybertruck, Semi

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Tesla confirmed that it plans to use a new immersive cooling method for its Supercharger V4 charging cable, capable of handling up to 1 megawatt. “It’s going to be used for Cybertruck, too,” Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Thursday night.

Watch Tesla Semi do something Bill Gates said wasn’t possible

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Tesla has released a timelapse video of its Tesla Semi electric truck completing a 500-mile trip with a full load on a single charge – something Bill Gates and Daimler said wasn’t possible just a few years ago. more….

NIO's 1st swap station in Netherlands goes live

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NIO has previously put battery swap stations into operation in Norway, Germany and Sweden. The post NIO's 1st swap station in Netherlands goes live appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO Battery Swap NIO Europe

Tesla discusses lithium refining facility’s water supply in Nueces

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Tesla representatives attended a community meeting in Nueces County about its proposed lithium refining facility for battery production. The Nueces County Commissioners Court held a public meeting recently to discuss Tesla’s potential tax abatement agreement with the county.

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Researchers develop shape-memorized current collector to brake battery thermal runaway

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Researchers from Renmin University and Tsinghua University in China have developed a novel shape-memorized current collector (SMCC), which can successfully brake battery thermal runaway at the battery internal overheating status.

Aptera confirms Tesla charge port for its solar EV

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Aptera this week confirmed that its solar-supplemented three-wheel production EV will offer a Tesla connector and corresponding charging equipment, both produced by the charging-hardware maker Lectron.

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New V2X program will study how bidirectional EV charging can lower utility costs

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Bidirectional charging allows EV owners to use energy from their car batteries to power their homes or send the energy back to the grid. The innovative technology can save EV drivers money on utility costs while helping lower electricity demand during peak periods. more….

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