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Volkswagen expands ID. EV family with GTX performance line

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Volkswagen is expanding the ID. family of electric vehicles with a GTX performance line. Volkswagen will show the new ID.4 GTX on 28 April. Power consumption of the ID.4 GTX is 19.8-18.1 kWh/km (NEDC). By comparison, the combined power consumption of the ID.4 Pro is 16.9–16.2 kWh/km (NEDC).

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Washington State sets 2030 end date for gasoline vehicle sales: Most aggressive in the US

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Washington State has passed a bill setting the most aggressive timeline for phasing out sales of new gasoline vehicles in the United States, aiming to accomplish that by the 2030 model year.

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New partnership to advance high-temperature PEM fuel cells; focus on heavy-duty applications

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A new partnership comprising Los Alamos National Laboratory, Advent Technology Holdings Inc., Brookhaven National Laboratory, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will work over the next few years to bring to market high-temperature proton exchange membrane (HT-PEM) fuel cells.

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Tesla’s Q1 2021 accident data shows Autopilot is closing in on being 10X safer than humans

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Tesla has released its Q1 2021 Vehicle Safety Report, highlighting CEO Elon Musk’s point that the driver-assist system is a robust safety feature. As per Tesla’s recently-released accident data, Autopilot is closing in on being about 10X safer than human drivers. .

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How a San Francisco woman saved over $50,000 by swapping her car for an electric bike

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A San Francisco woman has learned firsthand that electric bicycles aren’t just for recreation, they also make efficient and cost-effective alternatives to typical transportation like personal cars.

Tesla Investor Saved A Man From Jumping Off A Bridge On The NJ Turnpike

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Tesla investor and advocate Mo Stonks saved the life of someone attempting suicide this week. He shared on Twitter that he was still shaking and that the person just tried to end their life by jumping off of the side of a bridge on the New Jersey Turnpike. Mo risked his own life to shut […].

Volkswagen starts up second line for MEB batteries in Braunschweig

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The Volkswagen Group Components plant in Braunschweig is significantly expanding its production of battery systems for the latest electric vehicle generation.

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‘Tesla Killers’ are like Bigfoot: They don’t exist and they never will

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The term “Tesla Killer” should be retired for the rest of time. For years, automakers across the world have released their introductory electric cars into the quickly growing EV sector.

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Autonomous EV with DJI sensors spotted at Shanghai auto show

Electrek

Leaks are just as prevalent in the automotive world as in the drones sector. And, the day before Shanghai’s big Auto Show, a DJI-related autonomous electric vehicle leak has occurred. more… The post Autonomous EV with DJI sensors spotted at Shanghai auto show appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Reveals How Often Its Cars Burn From Fire

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In the U.S., the average is one fire for every 205 million miles traveled

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Porsche adopts new production process using patches, not plugs; Taycan EV first

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Porsche AG has developed a new production process at its headquarters in Zuffenhausen in collaboration with Tesa SE.

Report: GM planning second US battery plant with LG in Tennessee

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General Motors is reportedly making plans with the South Korean battery supplier LG Chem for a second joint U.S. battery plant—this one in Tennessee. According to Reuters, confirming multiple sources familiar with the plans on Wednesday, the $2.3

Tesla drops Model 3’s price in Australia with help from Giga Shanghai exports

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Tesla’s strategy of exporting Model 3s from Gigafactory Shanghai to Australia seems to be bearing fruit, with the EV maker recently rolling out a series of price adjustments for the entry-level sedan.

Awesomely Weird Alibaba EV of the Week: $5,800 solar-powered electric family car

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If you’re already sold on the many benefits of driving an electric car, then you’re probably in the pro-solar-energy camp as well.

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Top 10 Electric Vehicle Manufacturers in India 2021

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Top 10 Electric Vehicle Manufacturers in India 2021. The electric vehicles market in India is growing rapidly and all the automakers are trying to bring new electric vehicles into the market. In this article let’s look into the Top 10 Electric Vehicle Manufacturers in India. .

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Lightning eMotors and REV Group subsidiary to produce electric ambulances

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Commercial vehicle manufacturers Lightning eMotors and REV Group, Inc. are co-developing all-electric ambulances with Leader Emergency Vehicles, a REV Group subsidiary.

Study: All new US vehicles can be electric by 2035, saving households $1,000 annually

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As California and Washington move to end sales of new gasoline vehicles, a new study claims all new vehicles in the United States could be made electric by 2035. The 2035 Report 2.0 from the University of California, Berkeley, also predicts major economic benefits from going electric.

SpaceX’s Starship to return humanity to the Moon in stunning NASA decision

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In one of the biggest NASA contracting surprises in years, the space agency has chosen SpaceX – and only SpaceX – to return humans to the surface of the Moon with its next-generation Starship rocket.

Tesla with Autopilot engaged approaches 10x lower chance of accident than average car: here’s the data

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Elon Musk claims that Tesla with Autopilot engaged approaches 10 times lower chance of accident than the average car. Here’s the data he is basing this claim on.

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Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron launched

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Audi Q4 e-tron electric compact SUV brings 300 plus mile range and almost 300bhp

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Mercedes-Benz unveils EQS electric luxury sedan

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Mercedes-Benz unveiled the EQS, the first all-electric luxury sedan from Mercedes-EQ. Earlier post.) The EQS is also the first model to be based on the modular architecture for luxury and executive-class electric vehicles.

Rivian electric trucks will use cells from Samsung SDI

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Rivian announced Monday that it will use Samsung SDI battery cells for its R1T electric pickup truck and R1S electric SUV, as well as upcoming commercial vehicles.

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The Boring Company’s skeptics need to calm down about the LVCC Loop

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The Boring Company’s Las Vegas Convention Center Loop has been completed, and as with every other project from Elon Musk, the initiative has attracted a barrage of criticism from skeptics, some of whom have ridiculed and mocked the transport tunnel system.

GM confirms $2.3 billion investment with LG in battery cell gigafactory in Tennessee

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GM has confirmed a $2.3 billion investment in partnership with LG Energy Solutions to build a new battery cell gigafactory in Tennessee. more… The post GM confirms $2.3 billion investment with LG in battery cell gigafactory in Tennessee appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

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Should We Be Aiming the Money Hose at Retrofits? Let me just come out and say it. Sanity in environmental policy is on its way to being restored. The … Continue Reading Retrofit This

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Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid is still flying off dealer lots—faster than Mach-E

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An important metric for car sales is the average time a given model spends on dealer lots. The Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid is doing quite well in that area. The RAV4 Prime was the quickest-selling new car in March, second only to the Chevrolet Corvette, according to iSeeCars analysis.

Tesla Cybertruck pays visit to Gigafactory Texas with Elon Musk behind the wheel

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The Tesla Cybertruck has come home, at least to some degree. As could be seen in recent pictures and videos from Giga Texas, the all-electric pickup truck recently paid a visit to the upcoming EV factory.

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Tesla Semi prototype and new refreshed Model X spotted on test track

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A new Tesla Semi prototype and a new refreshed Model X were spotted on the test track at the Fremont factory in California ahead of the start of production. more… The post Tesla Semi prototype and new refreshed Model X spotted on test track appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

Video: Tesla Model 3 Using Smart Summon In Crazy Louisiana Storms $tsla @Tesla

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Watch below as a Tesla Model 3 owner uses Tesla’s Smart Summon to safely keep him from getting caught up in a crazy Louisiana storm. The owner of the Model 3 was doing the same thing I was when this freak storm decided to unleash its fury on the Albertson parking lot.

Toyota announces new BEV series Toyota bZ

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced Toyota bZ, its newly established series of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), in establishment of a full line-up of electrified vehicles. At Auto Shanghai, Toyota unveiled a concept version of the Toyota bZ4X, which will be the first model in the bZ series.

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Aptera shows how its “never charge” solar EV performs

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Aptera Motors’ says that most drivers will never need to charge its three-wheeled, solar-powered car—offering a driving range of up to 1,000 miles—and that it will be “the most efficient vehicle ever made available to consumers.”

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Musk says SpaceX’s fifth Starship launch is scheduled next week, sets static fire date

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Update: As expected, SpaceX has scheduled a road closure on Monday, April 19th – most likely for Starship SN15’s first static fire attempt. The installation of three Raptors could begin at any point over the next three days and generally takes a matter of hours.

Mercedes-Benz announces EQB compact SUV with 7 seats coming next year

Electrek

Mercedes-Benz announced today the upcoming EQB compact SUV with seven seats, and it will be coming to the US next year. more… The post Mercedes-Benz announces EQB compact SUV with 7 seats coming next year appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

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Tesla Vehicle Safety Report Q1 2021: Accidents On Autopilot Worsening

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No signs of improvements (year-over-year) in the last quarter

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Audi shows new A6 e-tron concept electric vehicle in Shanghai

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For the first time the presentation of AUDI AG at Auto Shanghai 2021 is taking place with two partners at a shared trade-fair stand.

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Panasonic sees bigger cells as key to affordable EVs but is skeptical of Tesla format change

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In a rare interview, Panasonic's EV battery boss provided a glimpse of the company's response to the larger battery cells promoted by client Tesla.

Tesla Model X Plaid makes an appearance at Fremont test track with Tesla Semi

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An apparent tri-motor Tesla Model X Plaid was recently spotted at the Fremont Factory’s test track. Joining the Model X Plaid in the Fremont Factory’s test area was the Tesla Semi, another upcoming vehicle that is expected to be released in the near future. .

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