Sat.Apr 02, 2022

article thumbnail

GlobalData: Global automakers earmark nearly US$600B for EVs over next decade

Green Car Congress

Aggressive emission and carbon neutrality targets set by regulators worldwide entails a faster transition from traditional automakers to next-gen electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers. Therefore, automakers are committing operational investments of nearly US$600 billion to secure their position in the future automotive market, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Global 370
article thumbnail

Toyota and Nissan EV tax credit, Vinfast US plant, breaking down the EV partisan divide: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which automaker announced plans to build electric SUVs in North Carolina? What is the most expensive material widely needed for EV batteries? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 1, 2022. Toyota and Nissan are both soon offering intriguing new EVs—the bZ4X and.

article thumbnail

17 Solaris e-buses to join public transport fleet in Grudzi?dz, Poland; 25% of fleet electric

Green Car Congress

Transit operator Miejski Zak?ad Komunikacji in Grudzi?dz, Poland signed a contract for the delivery of 17 Solaris electric buses. The contract covers not only the delivery of the vehicles, but also of the charging devices, including pantograph chargers. The buses and the charging infrastructure will be delivered to the city in the first quarter of 2023.

Poland 341
article thumbnail

Tesla sets another record quarter with 310,048 vehicle deliveries in Q1 2022

Teslarati

Tesla, Inc. announced this morning that it delivered 310,048 vehicles during 2022’s first quarter, marking yet another record for deliveries in a three-month span. “In the first quarter, we produced over 305,000 vehicles and delivered over 310,000 vehicles, despite ongoing supply chain challenges and factory shutdowns,” Tesla said in its release. “Tesla will post its financial results for the first quarter of 2022 after market close on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

Tesla 145
article thumbnail

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

emissions global warming Norway climate change carbon dioxide youtube lighting

article thumbnail

Bosch and Mitsubishi team up with Blue Park Smart Energy to develop business models for battery swapping; pilot in China

Green Car Congress

Bosch and the Mitsubishi Corporation, with Blue Park Smart Energy (BPSE), are partnering to create Battery as a Service (BaaS) innovations. The main idea here is that fleet operators will no longer have to purchase the batteries; they will simply pay to use them. This reduces not only the initial investment outlay but also operating costs, as electric vehicles can be operated more economically.

article thumbnail

Norway At New Record High 92% Plugin EV Share In March

CleanTechnica EVs

Norway, the leading nation for EV adoption, saw plugin autos take a market share of 91.94% in March, with 86.1% being full battery electrics. Overall auto market volume was 16,238 units, some 6% up year-on-year. Tesla’s Model Y took the top spot in March. March’s combined plugin result of 91.9% overwhelmingly comprised full battery electrics […].

Plugin 145

More Trending

article thumbnail

Tesla beats all-time delivery record with 310,000 EVs despite difficult quarter

Electrek

Tesla released its Q1 2022 delivery and production results today and confirmed just over 310,000 deliveries, which is a new all-time delivery record despite a difficult quarter for several reasons. more…. The post Tesla beats all-time delivery record with 310,000 EVs despite difficult quarter appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla 105
article thumbnail

Buzz Solutions Takes Out 50% Of Grid Inspection Image Effort & Duration

CleanTechnica EVs

The data volumes are staggering, the need to inspect them is increasing significantly, and there aren't enough people to do the work. Enter Buzz Solutions. They save 50% of image assessment time today, and are trending to 80% of effort savings.

Grid 101
article thumbnail

Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $3,000 electric pickup truck with bed cap

Electrek

It’s no secret that I love me a fun little electric pickup truck from China. Yes, I’m that guy that floated one over from half way around the world to use as a farm truck in the US. But just like my four year old nephew after a run through a candy store, time does not stand still. And neither does the pace of development in Chinese electric mini truck factories.

article thumbnail

Mitsubishi Minicab MiEV Is A Great Tiny Van

CleanTechnica EVs

You know you’ve got a winner when even the tradies (tradespeople) are curious! Travelling down Coronation Drive in Brisbane, Chris and Sarah Jensen stopped at consecutive traffic lights in which they had impromptu conversations with a tradie. The first time Chris stopped at a red light in peak hour traffic, the tradie made the “wind […].

article thumbnail

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

Brief

article thumbnail

KYMCO’s Ionex swappable EV batteries to share power between electric motorcycles and streetlights

Electrek

KYMCO Chairman Allan Ko recently shared new plans from the company’s electric vehicle developments, including the debut of the KYMCO Ionex Smart Streetlights system. Once employed, the system would see connected streetlights and traffic lights in smart cities tied into the brand’s swappable EV battery stations. more…. The post KYMCO’s Ionex swappable EV batteries to share power between electric motorcycles and streetlights appeared first on Electrek.

article thumbnail

Checklist For Your First Tesla Model 3 Cross-Country Road Trip

CleanTechnica EVs

Below is a list of what not to forget when you make your first long road trip in your Tesla car. Note: many of the suggestions would apply for any EV road trip and some suggestions would apply for any vehicle at all. The Tesla-to-J1772 adapter: If you use one all the time in your […].

Tesla 97
article thumbnail

Feb CHEAPR Roundup

EV Club of CT

Low Rebate Levels Continue There were 50 total rebates awarded in February 2022. January was restated from 40 to 52. There were no LMI (income limited) rebates as far as we can discern. These rebates. Read more.

article thumbnail

New Sulfur Battery Promises 300% More EV Range

CleanTechnica EVs

3x the range at a fraction of the cost? It could be closer than you think!

Range 139
article thumbnail

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

Oil

article thumbnail

Smart Announces Date Of Smart #1 Electric Compact SUV Premiere

InsideEVs

It's the inaugural product of the new joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and Geely Automobile.

SUV 99
article thumbnail

Tesla Delivered Over 300,000 EVs In Q1 2022

CleanTechnica EVs

In Q1 2022, Tesla once again proved its naysayers and critics wrong. Tesla announced earlier today that it produced over 305,000 vehicles and delivered over 310,000 in the first quarter of 2022 while facing the challenges of the ongoing supply chain hurdles and factory shutdowns. Tesla plans to post its financial results for Q1 2022 […].

Tesla 88
article thumbnail

Looking good inDEED!

Electric Auto Association

More Drive Electric Earth Day events than ever before; EVA chapters get funding. Drive Electric Earth Day kickoff video. It’s looking like a very successful Drive Electric Earth Day (DEED) is on the horizon, with a record 180 events taking place throughout April. “This truly remarkable number reflects the growing level of interest for EVs in the US and around the world,” said Electric Vehicle Association President Elaine Borseth, who urged all to view the event’s very impressive kick-off video.

article thumbnail

US: GM Plug-In Vehicle Sales Disappoint In Q1 2022

InsideEVs

The numbers show signs of rebound from Q4 2021, but the volume remains very low.

Plug-in 99
article thumbnail

Quick Charge Podcast: April 2, 2022

Electrek

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee […].

article thumbnail

Tesla Delivers Record-Shattering 310,048 Cars In Q1 2022

InsideEVs

The numbers are in and deliveries again exceeded expectations.

Cars 98
article thumbnail

Testing EV power for homes

Electric Auto Association

Next-gen GM and PG&E BY RON FREUND, Member, Electric Auto Association of silicon valley. There’s been a lot of talk about electric vehicles (EVs) acting as backup power for homes during blackouts—so much so that Ford is now using the concept as a central component of its marketing campaign for the F-150 Lightning. Not wanting to be one-upped, GM is promising a more complete solution in the upcoming Silverado.

Power 52
article thumbnail

Waymo Demonstrates Autonomous Driving Tech In San Francisco

InsideEVs

This is the first completely driverless ride that a Waymo taxi has taken in the city.

article thumbnail

Creating the Commodore 64: The Engineers’ Story

Cars That Think

In January 1981, a handful of semiconductor engineers at MOS Technology in West Chester, Pa., a subsidiary of Commodore International Ltd. , began designing a graphics chip and a sound chip to sell to whoever wanted to make “the world’s best video game.” In January 1982, a home computer incorporating those chips was introduced at the Winter Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev.

Engine 120
article thumbnail

GMC Hummer EV Review: Better Than A Rivian R1T?

InsideEVs

Does the 1,000 hp Hummer EV have what it takes to outclass the R1T?

Hummer 66
article thumbnail

Benchmark Gigafactories Europe paints grim raw material supply picture; “Auto OEMs will need to become miners”

Green Car Congress

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence held its inaugural Battery Megafactories Europe 2022 event in Berlin; the event zeroed in on a number of pertinent points for the continent’s EV and battery supply chain. Key takeaways from the Berlin event include: Raw materials enter the realm of impossible. Even in the most optimistic scenarios where every single raw material project in the pipeline comes on stream and existing operations expand aggressively, there will not be enough raw material for the battery

Supplies 284
article thumbnail

Mercedes-Benz all-electric AMG EQS sedan starts at $147,500 in the US

Green Car Congress

The new Mercedes-AMG EQS is the first battery-electric AMG production model based on the Mercedes-EQ architecture. ( Earlier post.) The performance sedan with an output of up to 649 hp and a boost function that provides up to 751 hp, was newly developed and refined in Affalterbach for all performance-related areas. Starting from $147,500, the 2022 Mercedes-AMG EQS Sedan will arrive in US dealerships in late spring of 2022.

Mercedes 195