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Tesla-powered Hummer H1 EV weighs half as much as GMC Hummer EV

Green Car Reports

A restomod Hummer H1 EV with Tesla batteries has entered the chat The Hummer H1 EV weighs only about 4,500 pounds The Hummer H1 EV is said to have about 300 miles of range from its 75-kwh battery A Canadian company already established as an EV conversion shop is building an electric Hummer that's lighter than the one General Motors is currently.

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EV Battery Replacement Costs? Meh — Tesla Batteries Designed To Outlast Their Vehicles

CleanTechnica EVs

One of the bigger concerns many consumers have had about buying electric cars is that the big batteries that power the cars will need to be replaced after a few years, at very high cost. That may have been a legit concern initially, especially because without electric cars that had. [continued] The post EV Battery Replacement Costs? Meh — Tesla Batteries Designed To Outlast Their Vehicles appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Why do EVs cost more to insure than hybrids in 2024?

Green Car Reports

As more data rolls in from the insurance industry, an unfortunate trend has persisted for electric vehicles: They cost more to insure. And there are enough of them in the vehicle fleet now to underscore that it’s no longer a matter of insurance companies covering themselves for the unknowns of a new vehicle type. Based on calendar-year.

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Florida EV Drivers Will Get The Chance To Experience Wireless In-Road Charging

CleanTechnica EVs

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to charge your electric vehicle (EV) as your drive down the highway? Well, folks in Central Florida will get the chance in a couple of years on a new highway in Lake County and Orange County. In-road charging will replenish batteries. [continued] The post Florida EV Drivers Will Get The Chance To Experience Wireless In-Road Charging appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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Elon Musk reveals Tesla’s HW5 release date, and that it won’t be called HW5

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Elon Musk revealed new details regarding Tesla’s next-generation self-driving computer, which many expected to be called Hardware 5 (HW5). However, Musk said it would not be called HW5; instead, it will be referred to as AI5. Musk also revealed that it will be available in vehicles in the second half of 2025. Coming off of the first fifteen-or-so months with HW4 , Tesla’s current self-driving computer, the automaker is looking to launch even more improvements into its efforts to solv

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CEO says Ford is ‘getting close’ to Level 3 autonomous driving that enables ‘hands and eyes off’

Electrek

In a recent interview, Ford CEO Jim Farley discussed the American automaker’s progress in autonomous driving, stating that it has achieved Level 3, which allows drivers to take their hands off the wheel and eyes off the road. However, it’ll still be a while before Ford customers get to test it out.

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Tesla’s Robotaxi unveiling a ‘historical moment’ in story, catalyst to $1T market cap: Wedbush

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Tesla is set to unveil its Robotaxi on August 8 and as the automaker plans to show off what will be its driverless vehicle platform for the first time, analysts are preparing for what its impact on the automaker’s story could be. The Robotaxi could be monumental in terms of the company’s perception of what it truly is. For years, Tesla has called itself “more than a car company,” but a face-value investor who does not know anything more than its cars will only see it as

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Hyundai says EVs are ‘top priority’ in the US with massive $7.6B Metaplant opening soon

Electrek

Despite the competition pulling back, Hyundai is racing full speed ahead as it looks to close the gap with Tesla in the US electric vehicle market. Hyundai Motor Group CEO Chang Jae-hoon confirmed EVs are “the top priority” in the US as construction on its massive $7.59 billion Metaplant wraps up in Georgia.

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Toyota Issues a Recall and Stop-Sale for the Grand Highlander and Lexus TX

The Truth About Cars

Toyota’s largest and newest SUVs have only been on sale for a little while now, but the automaker has issued a stop-sale and recall on the Grand Highlander and Lexus TX for an issue that could cause the driver’s side curtain airbag to deploy incorrectly. The automaker said it would reach out to owners by mid-August and noted that it does not yet have a fix for the problem.

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US EVs are driven fewer miles than ICE—unlike elsewhere in the world

Green Car Reports

U.S. EVs average less annual mileage than other vehicle types, according to the Department of Energy (DOE). But that isn't the case in other countries with significant EV fleets. According to the 2022 National Household Travel Survey, EVs averaged 12,400 miles per year. That's compared to 14,100 miles for gasoline vehicles and a high of 17,500.

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

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Elon Musk Says Tesla FSD AI Having Exactly The Problem I Thought 2 Years Ago It Was Having — And Would Continue Having

CleanTechnica EVs

During the Q&A session of the 2024 Tesla annual shareholder meeting, in response to one of the questions about Full Self Driving (FSD), CEO Elon Musk explained something about Tesla’s FSD development that completely affirms a suspicion I had two years ago. Also, this is one of the key challenges. [continued] The post Elon Musk Says Tesla FSD AI Having Exactly The Problem I Thought 2 Years Ago It Was Having — And Would Continue Having appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla bull makes bold claim about Elon Musk’s Master Plan Part 4

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Tesla bull Adam Jonas of Morgan Stanley is making bold claims about CEO Elon Musk’s recently-announced Master Plan Part 4, stating this could be a narrative that completely revolutionizes the automaker as both a business and what its main focus could be. Last week , Musk announced he would be working on the fourth Master Plan, stating it would be “epic.” The Tesla Master Plan’s three previous editions have outlined how the automaker plans to operate its business.

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Elon Musk claims Tesla’s new AI supercluster will grow to over 500 MW, record AI chip

Electrek

Elon Musk claims Tesla’s new AI supercluster will grow to over 500 MW, making it one of, if not the biggest in the world. At the same time, the CEO claims Tesla is achieving some record-breaking performance with its next-en AI chip.

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Customers told new 2024 BYD Atto 3 to be delivered within weeks

The Driven EV News

Customers for the new, upgraded and lower cost 2024 BYD Atto 3 to receive cars in weeks. The post Customers told new 2024 BYD Atto 3 to be delivered within weeks appeared first on The Driven.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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Used EV prices have plummeted, now stand below ICE prices

Green Car Reports

Average used EV prices fell below average prices for used gasoline cars in February, and have continued to decrease since then, according to iSeeCars. Used EV prices stabilized in 2023, after roughly two years of surges, but they've fallen significantly so far this year, iSeeCars found in an analysis released earlier this month. That trend is.

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Electric Cars Reach 20% Penetration in the Australian Capital Territory

CleanTechnica EVs

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT), home of Canberra, the nation’s capital, has the highest rate of EV ownership per capita in the country. It is similar to that of California in the USA. At the end of 2023, over 20% of new cars registered in Canberra were EVs. The adoption. [continued] The post Electric Cars Reach 20% Penetration in the Australian Capital Territory appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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BYD and CATL aim to launch new EV batteries with 6C charge rate

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BYD and CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd) reportedly aim to launch a new electric vehicle (EV) battery with a 6C charge rate. A battery’s C rating measures the current at which it is charged or discharged. Car News China explains that a charge rate informs people how many times a battery can fully charge within an hour. For a 6C charge rate, a battery would theoretically be able to charge six times in an hour.

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Range Rover Electric waitlist doubles as over 38,000 line up to buy the brand’s first EV

Electrek

The first all-electric Range Rover SUV is expected to officially debut later this year. With over 38,000 buyers lining up, the Range Rover Electric waitlist has doubled over the past four months as anticipation builds.

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Volkswagen Revealing 2025 Jetta / GLI on June 25

The Truth About Cars

Despite an exodous by other makes, Volkswagen is sticking with the compact sedan segment – at least for the foreseeable future. Iterations of the 2025 Jetta and Jetta GLI will be unveiled early next week. Actually, they will be unveiled at 9:00 am Eastern on Tuesday, June 25, to be precise. There isn’t a ton to go on via the barest of teaser shots released by the company to date, though the skiff of red lipstick on that image at the top of this post surely points to it being the GLI model.

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Tesla is purging turn-signal stalks, but owners are adding them back

Green Car Reports

Teslas no longer have control stalks in its vehicles Some Tesla owners want stalks back Owners have resorted to adding aftermarket parts to their Teslas to get control stalks Tesla has removed control stalks from the Model S, Model X, and Model 3, but owners are adding them back with aftermarket parts. As discovered by InsideEVs, aftermarket.

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Carmakers Just Got A Wakeup Call On How Lobbying Impacts Their Brand Value

CleanTechnica EVs

The transition to electric vehicles is crucial to tackling climate change. Together with a big reduction in private car journeys via better public transport and cycling infrastructure, the replacement of combustion engines with EVs powered by renewable energy can take a big chunk out of that fifth of global CO2. [continued] The post Carmakers Just Got A Wakeup Call On How Lobbying Impacts Their Brand Value appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Starlink mini dish to roll out in a few months

Teslarati

According to Elon Musk, the Starlink mini dish will roll out in a few months. Elon Musk recently teased the capabilities of SpaceX’s Starlink mini dish on X. The SpaceX CEO shared that the Starlink mini dish took less than 5 minutes to set up and would be more affordable than SpaceX’s standard dish. “This product will change the world…About half the price of the standard dish to buy and monthly subscription, but you can still watch multiple 4k video streams simultaneously,” Elon Musk said on X.

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Kia to build $30,000 EV3 in Mexico, unlocking US EV tax credit

Electrek

A new low-cost EV is primed to hit the US market. Kia plans to build its new EV3 in Mexico as it looks to take advantage of the US electric vehicle tax credit.

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Would You Rather: Ford Mustang vs Nissan Z

The Truth About Cars

The rivalry between Japanese and domestic automobiles was fairly intense. American muscle had fallen off and arguably failed to regain its swagger until the 1990s. While things have improved, we’re now confronting a situation where the 2024 Ford Mustang GT is running out of local rivals — so we have decided to pit it against the 2024 Nissan Z. This was originally going to be a match up between the Nissan Z and Toyota Supra.

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Price is keeping many Americans away from EVs, polling suggests

Green Car Reports

Americans aren't very enthusiastic about EVs, with cost, range anxiety, and charging among the main concerns, according to a new consumer poll by the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC). Researchers polled 6,265 U.S. adults between March 26 and April 10.

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47% of New Cars Sold in Netherlands in 2024 Have a Plug!

CleanTechnica EVs

In a negative month in the overall market (down 14% to 28,361 units), May saw plugin registrations also drop by 13% YoY, to 13,174 units. As a result, the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market reached 47% last month, in line with the year-to-date average. That’s mostly thanks to pure electrics. [continued] The post 47% of New Cars Sold in Netherlands in 2024 Have a Plug!

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The new Tesla Roadster will be able to fly: Elon Musk

Teslarati

Tesla’s next-generation Roadster has been widely discussed since Tesla first teased the upcoming car a few years ago. In the latest update about the highly anticipated electric vehicle (EV), CEO Elon Musk notes that it will have aerial capabilities, though it’s not clear yet to what extent. After Musk teased SpaceX’s involvement in the upcoming Tesla vehicle a few months ago, some suggested that the new Roadster could be developed with aerial functionality.

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Hyundai previews the Casper Electric, a low-cost EV that will be re-badged in Europe [Video]

Electrek

Hyundai will introduce its new affordable EV, the Casper Electric, next week. In Europe, it will be called the Inster EV as Hyundai looks to meet the growing demand for low-cost EVs. Ahead of its official debut, Hyundai is giving us a closer look at the model in its latest video. Check it out below.

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'No One Else Is Even Close': Lucid CEO On Air Efficiency, Gravity SUV

InsideEVs

Peter Rawlinson says Lucid is ahead of Tesla in terms of tech and efficiency, and it’s also building a "true" SUV, unlike the Model X.

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Volvo PHEV review, EV insurance cost, cable theft, Big Oil pushback: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

EVs still cost more to insure. Thieves are looking at fat charging cables as a fat paycheck (but they’re not). The oil industry is speaking up against EPA standards—and filing court cases. And we plug in Volvo’s plug-in hybrid sedan and see why it’s pointing to EVs. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. In a review of.

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New wireless transceiver can improve 5G network coverage

Innovation News Network

Researchers have designed a novel wireless transceiver that improves 5G network coverage through high-power conversion efficiency. The post New wireless transceiver can improve 5G network coverage appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Tesla internships look to be available once again after EV maker canceled them

Teslarati

Tesla internships are available once again, with some being offered for this Summer and others for the Fall. The postings come just two months after the company decided to no longer offer positions to college students who had already secured work for Tesla for the Summer. In May , Tesla made the decision to eliminate internship positions for Summer 2024 as part of a major effort to scale back its headcount.

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Flying electric ferries battle to smoothly sail commuters over the wave crests

Electrek

As electric boats slowly gain market share among recreational boaters, a different breed of silent, efficient speed boats is now targetting commuters. Hydrofoil electric ferries are coming to a river or lake near you, and multiple companies are working to make it happen.

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Battery Cell Production in North America Expected to Exceed 1,200 GWh per Year by 2030

CleanTechnica EVs

1,200 GWh per year of battery cells would be enough cells for at least 12 million new EVs annually. Argonne National Laboratory projects that battery cell production in North America will exceed 1,200 GWh of capacity by 2030. That is enough to supply 12 to 15 million new EVs annually. [continued] The post Battery Cell Production in North America Expected to Exceed 1,200 GWh per Year by 2030 appeared first on CleanTechnica.