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Autocar begins field-testing battery-electric cabover refuse trucks

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Autocar, a leading manufacturer of specialized severe-duty vocational trucks, has built its first two alpha units that feature an all-electric powertrain.

Will EV tax credit price caps add urgency to arrival of affordable models?

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Price caps included with a proposed revamped federal EV tax credit could put pressure on automakers to produce more affordable electric models, argues a new Bloomberg report. An extension of the $7,500 credit reportedly has a good chance of moving through the Senate.

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Senate improves EV tax credit in largest climate bill ever

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The Senate has voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes nearly $400 billion over 10 years in funding for climate and energy related programs, and an extension and improvement of the US electric car tax credit. more….

Further Reading: This retail investor explains why he believes NIO is better bet in China's EV trio

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An NIO investor explains why he believes NIO has a deep moat while XPeng and Li Auto do not. The post Further Reading: This retail investor explains why he believes NIO is better bet in China's EV trio appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Further Reading NIO

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Trapped kittens ‘Elon and Tessie’ rescued by Tampa Police

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Elon and Tessie are two-month-old kittens that were rescued by Tampa police after being trapped inside a Tesla for at least two days in mid-July. Jen Tate shared the story of these two miracle fur babies on her Instagram, JenzFosterKittens. And it’s a miracle they survived.

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Volkswagen of America starting 2023 ID.4 electric SUV at $37,495 with 62 kWh pack

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Volkswagen of America is starting pricing for the 2023 ID.4 electric compact SUV at an MSRP of $37,495, with a new 62 kWh entry battery pack, upgraded exterior and interior design, new aluminum-alloy wheels, updated improved center console, and more features. Now assembled in Chattanooga, Tenn.,

Electric semis might get up to $40,000 credit under reconciliation bill moving through Congress

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As Congress moves to extend and expand the federal EV tax credit for passenger cars, it's also considering a bill that would add a first-ever tax credit for electric commercial vehicles.

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Chengdu Motor Show to be held from August 26 to September 4, NIO ET5 interior expected to be unveiled

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Chengdu Motor Show will be the second major auto show of the year after Auto Shenzhen, and NIO is likely to reveal the interior of ET5 at that time. The post Chengdu Motor Show to be held from August 26 to September 4, NIO ET5 interior expected to be unveiled appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Ford’s EV sales grow over 168 percent in July, second-best EV brand in U.S.

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Ford’s electric vehicle sales grew over 168 percent in July compared to the same month last year. The automaker’s July 2022 EV delivery figures were good enough for second-best in sales for the month in the United States behind only Tesla.

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Argonne releases new cradle-to-grave lifecycle analysis of US LDV vehicle-fuel pathways

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Argonne National Laboratory has published a new cradle-to-grave (C2G) lifecycle analysis (LCA) of US LDV vehicle-fuel pathways. The report was prepared by Argonne researchers and members of the US Drive Integrated Systems Analysis Technical Team.

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BMW is making room for hydrogen in next-generation Neue Klasse EV

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BMW could engineer its next-generation EV platform to accommodate hydrogen fuel-cell powertrains as well.

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Tesla (TSLA) announces it produced its 3 millionth electric car

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Tesla has announced that it has recently produced its 3 millionth electric car since its inception back in 2004 (though production only started in 2008). more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) announces it produced its 3 millionth electric car appeared first on Electrek.

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Hertz says Tesla fleet of rental EVs are 50 pct cheaper to maintain than fossil fuel cars

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Rental car giant says it’s making 50-60% savings on maintenance costs with its recently acquired Tesla fleet compared to fossil fuel cars. The post Hertz says Tesla fleet of rental EVs are 50 pct cheaper to maintain than fossil fuel cars appeared first on The Driven. EV News

Tesla is one of the world’s 20 fast-growing companies

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Tesla is one of the world’s 20 fastest-growing companie s for 2022, Fortune reported, adding that last year was a record for growth and recovery across its Top Global 500 list. Although many of the companies on the list reported revenue gains, only a few grew by “leaps and bounds.”

Cummins invests $24M in flow battery leader VoltStorage

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Cummins has invested $24 million in Germany-based VoltStorage, a developer of stationary flow batteries. The company says that it has the largest fleet of operating flow batteries in the world.

BMW thinking hydrogen, Fisker Ocean One sold out, Toyota BZ4X buyback offer: Today’s Car News

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BMW is thinking about making more fuel-cell cars—perhaps as an extension of its next-generation EVs. Payments have been made, and the 5,000-vehicle launch edition of the Fisker Ocean is already spoken for. And Toyota is going the extra mile with early owners of its BZ4X EV.

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Tesla Model Y is on track to be the world’s best-selling car

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Tesla revealed that Model Y is on track to be the world’s highest-selling car by revenue this year, and it will likely be the best-selling vehicle by total volume next year. It’s already the world’s best-selling electric car. more….

NIO adds five NIO Houses in China over past weekend

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To date, NIO has 399 service outlets in China, including 67 NIO Houses. The post NIO adds five NIO Houses in China over past weekend appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Tesla Model S Plaid comes with an optional 3.5k lb trailer hitch in Europe

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Tesla seems to be making sure that the Model S Plaid is well worth the wait for its customers in Europe. Apart from providing a rather concrete delivery estimate for Model S Plaid orders, Tesla also listed an optional trailer hitch for the flagship all-electric sedan.

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Aurora Hydrogen raises $10M Series A; microwave pyrolysis of natural gas for efficient low-carbon hydrogen production

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Canada-based Aurora Hydrogen, a company developing emission-free hydrogen production technology, has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Energy Innovation Capital. Participating investors include Williams, Shell Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures and the George Kaiser Family Foundation.

Stellantis fined $300 million over dirty diesel engines in Jeep, Ram models

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, part of the Stellantis group, was sentenced Monday to pay a U.S. 300 million criminal penalty over diesel engines that polluted more than they were allowed by regulations.

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Lion Electric Q2 2022 earnings results: Record vehicle deliveries, upbeat outlook

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Commercial EV maker Lion Electric released its Q2 2022 earnings results today, showing another strong performance as demand grows for commercial EVs. Lion Electric is carving out a profitable market with a record number of vehicle deliveries and a growing line-up. more….

How Sydney’s first electric buses overcame range anxiety

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Greg Balkin admits that when the first fully electric buses were rolled out onto Sydney routes, he didn't really know what to expect. The post How Sydney’s first electric buses overcame range anxiety appeared first on The Driven. Electric Transport EV News

Lucid cuts production goals by 50 percent once again

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Lucid Group ( NASDAQ: LCID ) cut its 2022 production outlook to between 6,000 and 7,000 vehicles after citing “extraordinary supply chain and logistics challenges.” ” Lucid initially projected its 2022 production goal as 20,000 units last year.

EIA: At least 9 new refinery projects to come online before end of 2023 in Asia and Middle East; 2.9 MMb/d

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In Asia and the Middle East, at least nine refinery projects are beginning operations or are scheduled to come online before the end of 2023, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). At their current planned capacities, they will add 2.9

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Lucid halves 2022 production estimate, citing continued supply-chain issues

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California’s Lucid Motors on Wednesday reported continued supply-chain and logistics challenges, as it reported just 679 deliveries of its Air electric sedan for the second quarter and ratcheted expectations way down for the remainder of the year.

Here’s how gas stations can be transformed into superfast EV charging stations

Electrek

Are gas stations doomed in the long run, or is there an opportunity to reinvent them as a fast-charging destination stop for EV drivers? more…. The post Here’s how gas stations can be transformed into superfast EV charging stations appeared first on Electrek.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV officially ‘ruins’ weekend by winning Best Tow Car award

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Hyundai goes out of way to show how Ioniq 5 EV can actually enhance both weekend-away and towing experiences. The post Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV officially ‘ruins’ weekend by winning Best Tow Car award appeared first on The Driven. EV News

Elon Musk will not build personal airport near Austin

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk dismissed rumors that he would build a private airport in Austin, Texas, today, after reports circulated last week. Musk was rumored to be building an airport for personal use somewhere east of Austin, near the town of Bastrop.

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BMW adds i4 eDrive35 to i4 lineup

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BMW has added the new BMW i4 eDrive35 to the i4 range of EVs. The BMW i4 eDrive35 joins the BMW i4 eDrive40 and BMW i4 M50. US deliveries are expected to start in the first quarter of 2023 with a starting base price of $51,400 plus $995 destination and handling. BMW i4 eDrive40.

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Report: Wait lists and markups are keeping California EV incentives from those who need them

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High demand for certain new EV models has led to dealer markups which, in California at least, could be preventing customers from getting purchase incentives, according to a new report.

Tesla is testing new version of Solar Roof (v3.5) in employee’s homes

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Tesla has come up with a new version of its Solar Roof, version 3.5, and it is now testing it in employee’s homes ahead of a wider launch. more…. The post Tesla is testing new version of Solar Roof (v3.5) in employee’s homes appeared first on Electrek.

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BYD sells record 162,530 NEVs in July, up 21% from June

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BYD sold 4,026 new energy passenger vehicles in July in overseas markets, the first time it has provided this breakdown in its monthly sales report. The post BYD sells record 162,530 NEVs in July, up 21% from June appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. BYD Deliveries

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LG battery manufacturing sites to run on 100% renewable energy by 2025

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LG Energy Solution (LGES)—the company’s dedicated cell subsidiary—plans to use 100% renewable energy in all its battery manufacturing plants worldwide by 2025. The initiative is called RE100 or “Renewable Electricity 100%”.

Blue Bird working with Lightning eMotors to offer electric repower option for gasoline- and propane-powered school buses

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Blue Bird Corporation will offer a factory-certified electric repower program on select gasoline- and propane-powered Blue Bird school buses. The company is collaborating with Lightning eMotors to develop this repower electric vehicle (EV) powertrain system.

Tesla Model Y: Californians can subscribe by the month to drive best-selling EV

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California drivers can now get behind the wheel of a Tesla Model Y without a long-term commitment with subscription service Autonomy. The company launched its subscription service in January with the Tesla Model 3, and according to a recent release it's now adding the Model Y.

Tesla (TSLA) is about to earn its ‘blue chip’ status and climb out of the ‘junk bond’ dumpster

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Tesla (TSLA) is expected to be about to finally get rid of its “junk bond” rating and become a “blue chip” – something somewhat overdue for the sixth most valuable company in the world. more….