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BMW to produce next-gen e-drives at Steyr engine plant; more than 600k units per year

Green Car Congress

From 2025 onwards, the next generation of BMW e-drives will be manufactured in its engine plant in Steyr, Austria—with both production and development on site—with eventual annual production capacity of more than 600,000 units. The BMW Group will be investing around €1 billion in competence development in this area between now and 2030. The BMW Group’s largest engine plant: Steyr plant in Upper Austria.

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Motoring clubs to double size of Australia’s biggest EV charging network after buyout

The Driven EV News

Motoring groups take full ownership of Australia's biggest electric vehicle charging network, Chargefox, and will double its size in three years. The post Motoring clubs to double size of Australia’s biggest EV charging network after buyout appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla produced more than 258,000 EVs in Q2, delivered more than 254,000

Green Car Congress

In Q2 2022, Tesla produced more than 258,000 electric vehicles and delivered more than 254,000, despite ongoing supply chain challenges and factory shutdowns beyond the company’s control. June 2022 was the highest vehicle production month in Tesla’s history; deliveries were down 18% from the first quarter. Production. Deliveries. Subject to operating lease accounting.

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Hyundai Ioniq 6 reveal, Cadillac Lyriq review, Toyota EV tax credit sunset: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Why are EVs as a group so trouble-prone, according to a respected study? What might the Supreme Court’s EPA ruling mean for the carbon footprint of your EV? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending July 2, 2022. We brought you a first review of the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq, and.

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

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Tesla monthly electric vehicle production reaches all-time high in June

The Driven EV News

Tesla makes record number of cars in the month of June, while deliveries in the first half of the year are up 50 per cent over 2021. The post Tesla monthly electric vehicle production reaches all-time high in June appeared first on The Driven.

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Hydrogen Reality Check: We Need Hydrogen — But Not for Everything

CleanTechnica EVs

The Myth: Hydrogen Is a No-Regrets Solution for Every Sector Hydrogen’s versatility as a decarbonization solution has created a lack of consensus and clarity as to where it is truly needed. Hydrogen is sometimes described as the “Swiss Army knife” of decarbonization, with a role to play in nearly every sector, as it can be burned to […].

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SpaceX eyes several Starlink launches in July

Teslarati

A SpaceX drone ship has headed to sea for the first of up to five Starlink launches planned in July. Drone ship Just Read The Instructions (JRTI) was towed out of Port Canaveral, Florida on July 2nd, shifting setting up SpaceX for its first launch of the second half of 2022. Headed around 664 kilometers (~413 mi) northeast into the Atlantic Ocean, the semi-autonomous modified barge is scheduled to support the Falcon 9 booster recovery portion of SpaceX’s 49th dedicated Starlink launch.

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New Deloitte study puts e-bikes ahead of e-cars as most popular and ‘most attractive’ electric transportation

Electrek

When we think of the term “electric vehicles”, we generally conjure up mental images of Teslas or other headline-grabbing electric cars. But a new German study from Deloitte shows that it’s actually electric bicycles that are leading the shift towards electric transportation. more…. The post New Deloitte study puts e-bikes ahead of e-cars as most popular and ‘most attractive’ electric transportation appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla 2022.20 update includes Green Traffic Light Chime for Autopilot

Teslarati

The Tesla 2022.20 software update will include Green Traffic Light Chime for Autopilot and Enhanced Autopilot, along with some other neat features. Teslascope detected a 2020.20 software update on Model 3 SR in South Australia, Australia, over the weekend. Then @tesla_adri shared some screenshots of the updates’ release notes. . The most notable feature in 2020.20 is probably the Green Traffic Light Chime for basic Autopilot and Enhanced Autopilot.

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1200 Units of BYD YUAN PRO EVs Hit the Market in Costa Rica

Electric Cars Report

1200 units of BYD YUAN Pro EVs (known locally as S1 PRO) are exported to Costa Rica this year. This batch of BEVs sets a new sales record in Latin America for BYD. The YUAN Pro is designed with BYD’s latest Dragon Face 3.0 design, with large and thick tires. The smooth body lines outline the whole vehicle, giving it a dynamic and lively […] The post 1200 Units of BYD YUAN PRO EVs Hit the Market in Costa Rica appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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

Brief

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Tesla ‘recall’ in Germany over emergency call issue fixed with OTA software update

Teslarati

Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority or Kraftfahrtbundesamt (KBA) issued a Tesla recall over a software malfunction with the auto emergency calling (e-call) feature in Model Y and Model 3 units. “Software error leads to failure of the e-call system,” described the agency.” The e-call system contacts first responders in the event of an accident.

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Edoardo Mortara Wins 2022 Marrakesh E-Prix

Electric Cars Report

Edoardo Mortara hit the top of the Drivers’ World Championship with victory in the Marrakesh E-Prix as the ROKiT Venturi Racing driver fended off severe pressure from DS TECHEETAH teammates António Félix da Costa and Jean-Éric Vergne throughout. Da Costa started on Julius Bär Pole Position and, after falling behind Mortara during the early duo […] The post Edoardo Mortara Wins 2022 Marrakesh E-Prix appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tesla Sets Vehicle Production Record In June

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla reported second quarter vehicle production and delivery numbers on Saturday. The trend of quarter-over-quarter growth finally got broken and year-over-year growth was minimal due to certain supply chain and factory uptime challenges. However, one big positive from the quarter was production in the month of June. Tesla reports that “June 2022 was the highest […].

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Tesla now has over 1,200 Supercharger stations in Chinese mainland

CN EV Post

In the first half of the year, Tesla added more than 200 Supercharger stations in the Chinese mainland, including 700 Superchargers. The post Tesla now has over 1,200 Supercharger stations in Chinese mainland appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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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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Tesla Attempts To Add Value In Fragile Economic Times

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla’s Q2 production and delivery results are strong. The pundits were in a fury to predict the all-electric car company’s capacity to meet projections. Last week, Reuters outlined why he thought Tesla was expected to end its nearly 2-year-long run of record quarterly deliveries. Reuters was correct about Tesla not setting another delivery record, but […].

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Electric Cars: Commercial And Private Sales Are Even In Europe

InsideEVs

54 percent of vehicles in Europe are registered for businesses. But when it comes to EVs, it's an even split with private owners.

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Flip Your Tesla! (And Other EVs, Too)

CleanTechnica EVs

As prices for a used Tesla climb, some owners are finding they can sell their car for a profit, but there are dangers for the unwary.

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Ganfeng Lithium under probe by Chinese securities regulator for alleged insider trading

CN EV Post

Ganfeng is suspected of insider trading in the shares of a company listed on China's A-share market, according to an announcement. The post Ganfeng Lithium under probe by Chinese securities regulator for alleged insider trading appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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The Boring Company Connects LVCC Loop With The Las Vegas Strip

InsideEVs

The extension connects the Las Vegas Convention Center West station with a new stop underneath the Resorts World Las Vegas hotel.

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BYD June sales breakdown: Han 25,439 units, Song 32,077 units

CN EV Post

BYD's Qin family sold 26,623 units in June, while the Yuan family sold 19,731 units and the Dolphin sold 10,376 units. The post BYD June sales breakdown: Han 25,439 units, Song 32,077 units appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Misconceptions about Owning an Electric Vehicle

Electric Driver

In 2018, My wife and I switched to buying two electric vehicles. Unfortunately, our two electric cars ended up being the most expensive vehicle purchases we ever made. The cost of purchasing an electric vehicle and a lack of knowing what benefits and drawbacks owning an EV would bring made the difficult decision. I had […]. The post Misconceptions about Owning an Electric Vehicle appeared first on Electric Driver.

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XPeng Flying Car Caught Testing in China!

CleanTechnica EVs

When XPeng filed patents on a flying car and promised a 2024 launch date, it seemed like a joke. But now … ?

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Geely chairman's venture completes acquisition of 79% stake in smartphone maker Meizu

CN EV Post

Eric Li's Xingji Shidai Technology has taken sole control of Meizu, which will continue to operate as a separate brand. The post Geely chairman's venture completes acquisition of 79% stake in smartphone maker Meizu appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost.

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Tesla Model Y Performance: 6-Month Ownership Review

InsideEVs

The Tesla Model Y costs much more than the Model 3, but it's arguably a much better option for families.

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80 MPH Electric UTV: Volcon Stag SxS Goes Off-road

CleanTechnica EVs

Volcon expands its lineup of electric off-roaders with a new, 4 passenger SxS UTV!

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We Talked To Henrik Fisker At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2022

InsideEVs

Mr. Fisker shared a lot about the upcoming Ocean electric SUV, as well as about the Pear and Ronin EVs too.

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Geely RADAR Revealed – Will A Volvo Pickup Follow?

CleanTechnica EVs

Does this Chinese electric truck have what it takes to take on Ford and Chevrolet?

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Kansas Police Department Adds Tesla Model Y To Fleet

InsideEVs

Leawood Police Department will use the Model Y Long Range as a patrol car.

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MG4 Electric on its way to the UK

Discover EV

MG4 Electric is affordable electric rival to Volkswagen ID.

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Is Tesla Model Y Build Quality Slipping?

InsideEVs

Several new owners are reporting plenty of problems.

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Telling great stories

Electric Auto Association

The American Resilience Project focuses on EVs and the electric grid. Scene from American Resilience Project’s “Workforce Rising”. Film and video productions to be used as policy advocacy and public education tools can be very effective if created with maximum dramatic impact. The American Resilience Project (ARP) uses visual media to harness the power of strategic narratives to address the greatest threats to human security and civilizational stability.

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Fully Electric Chrysler 300 Replacement Due In 2026

InsideEVs

The 300 name will reportedly live on in the electric era.

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Atum Vader launched, India’s first performance electric Cafe Racer bike.

EVehicleShop

“Atumobile” is a Hyderabad-based electric two-wheeler-making startup that has don’t have much of their electric vehicles available in the market but they have a great specialty that separates them from the rest of the E-vehicles makers in the Indian market i.e. their design. Unlike other Chinese vehicle resellers, Atum has always stood out with their … Atum Vader launched, India’s first performance electric Cafe Racer bike.

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Tesla Model 3 Review 1Yr/20K Miles: Cost, Maintenance, Pros & Cons

InsideEVs

Should you buy the most popular EV ever made, or are there reasons to steer clear?