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Jaguar EVs will get Tesla charge port, Supercharger access

Green Car Reports

Jaguar Land Rover announced Thursday that current Jaguar EVs will soon have access to Tesla Supercharger stations in North America, while all future EVs from the Jaguar brand will include the Tesla NACS charge port. Next-generation EVs from the brand, set to launch in 2025, will have the NACS port, with no need to use an adapter. That's the intent.

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The US’s largest solar panel maker breaks ground on a 3.5 GW factory

Electrek

First Solar, the largest solar panel maker in the US, today announced that it has broken ground on its $1.1 billion factory in Louisiana. more… The post The US’s largest solar panel maker breaks ground on a 3.5 GW factory appeared first on Electrek.

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Buy or lease a Hyundai EV, get a free home charger and installation

Green Car Reports

Making some key decisions surrounding home charging can sometimes be far more daunting than deciding on the EV itself—especially for those who are newbies to electric vehicles and charging. That’s part of the reason why Hyundai created its unified Hyundai Home service a year ago. While Hyundai Home aggregates home charging-station.

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Jaguar signs deal with Tesla for Supercharger access, will adopt NACS

Electrek

Jaguar announced that it has signed a deal with Tesla to get access to the Supercharger network. The British automaker also agreed to adopt the Tesla-designed NACS connector in North America. more… The post Jaguar signs deal with Tesla for Supercharger access, will adopt NACS appeared first on Electrek.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Jaguar goes Tesla, Britain backtracks on EVs, China charge port: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Jaguar jumps on with Tesla’s charge port and Supercharger access. Automakers are irked by Britain’s backtracking on EV policy. And don’t expect Tesla’s NACS to spread to China anytime soon. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed that future Jaguar EVs will have the Tesla NACS port and.

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Car Thieves Avoid The Tesla Model 3 & Model Y

CleanTechnica EVs

In the world of car thefts, where over one million vehicles were stolen in the US last year alone, the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) data from 2020 to 2022 reveals some fascinating insights into vehicle thefts.

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Tesla rolls out Virtual Power Plant to SDG&E customers in San Diego

Electrek

Tesla’s Virtual Power Plant program, a way for Powerwall owners to make money selling energy to the grid in times of need, is rolling out to San Diego Gas & Electric utility customers now. more… The post Tesla rolls out Virtual Power Plant to SDG&E customers in San Diego appeared first on Electrek.

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China updates its EV charging standard, claims cross-compatibility

Green Car Reports

China, the world's largest new-car market and the largest market for EVs, will continue with its own national DC fast-charging standard. On September 12, China's State Administration for Market Regulation and National Administration approved three key aspects of ChaoJi-1, the next-generation version of the GB/T standard currently used in the.

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What Are Zero Emission Day and National Drive Electric Week?

Blink Charging

September 21 is Zero Emissions Day. It’s also the kickoff to National Drive Electric Week which runs from September 22 – October 1, 2023. Let’s look at these two annual events and what they mean for current and future electric vehicle (EV) drivers. Zero Emission Day September 21st is Zero Emission Day. As the story goes , its origins go back all the way to the 1980s when graphic designer Ken Wallace was walking outside of his Nova Scotia home with his daughter and noticed idling vehicles.

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Lexus ‘humbly’ looks to Tesla to compete in the EV era

Electrek

With new global boss Takashi Watanabe at the helm, Lexus is finally venturing into the modern age of fully electric vehicles. To pick up the pace, Watanabe said Lexus will “humbly look at and learn from” Tesla’s accomplishments. more… The post Lexus ‘humbly’ looks to Tesla to compete in the EV era appeared first on Electrek.

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

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Counter-Economics: The Real Reason Why Many On The Right Fear Clean Technologies & Energy Efficiency

CleanTechnica EVs

In another article I wrote for the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I questioned the way conservatives and Republicans shifted away from support for alternative fuels. After the attacks, it became clear again that relying on the Middle East for oil was a strategically bad thing.

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Here’s what Europe’s largest floating solar farm is going to look like

Electrek

Renewable energy producer Q Energy is now building Europe’s largest floating solar farm on a brownfield site in northwestern France. more… The post Here’s what Europe’s largest floating solar farm is going to look like appeared first on Electrek.

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A New Energy-Efficient Hydrogel Pulls Water From Air

Cars That Think

Using a new kind of hydrogel material, researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have pulled water out of thin air at temperatures low enough to be achieved with sunlight. Atmospheric water harvesting draws water from humidity in the air. If the humidity levels are high enough, a system can pass fog through a mesh or cool the air below the dew point to condense the moisture and collect liquid water.

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BMW stops selling all its motorcycles in US except for electric motorcycles

Electrek

BMW Motorrad has issued a “stop sale” notice for all of its internal combustion engine motorcycles in the US. The notice covers both new and used models, and specifically lists the BMW CE 04, an electric motorbike, as the only model still for sale from the company’s dealers. more… The post BMW stops selling all its motorcycles in US except for electric motorcycles appeared first on Electrek.

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

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The EV Revolution in 5 Charts

CleanTechnica EVs

The exponential growth of electric vehicles (EVs) means that ICE (internal combustion engine) sales and gasoline demand have already peaked

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Candela sets impressive new world record for longest 24-hour electric boat distance

Electrek

The Candela C-8 Polestar Edition electric boat has just crushed the previous record for distance sailed in 24 hours by an electric boat. more… The post Candela sets impressive new world record for longest 24-hour electric boat distance appeared first on Electrek.

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The Detroit Auto Show Had A Cool Combined Wind+Solar Tower For EV Charging

CleanTechnica EVs

Critics often attempt to smear the environmental friendliness of electric vehicles (EVs) by highlighting misconceptions around their environmental friendliness. One argument they put forth is the carbon footprint of EV manufacturing. They claim that the production of EVs, especially battery manufacturing, creates a significant carbon footprint.

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Tesla Cybertruck spotted with colorful wrap – is Tesla going to offer wraps?

Electrek

A new Tesla Cybertruck release candidate was spotted with a new colorful digital camouflage wrap. Do you think Tesla will offer factory/service wraps for the Cybertruck? more… The post Tesla Cybertruck spotted with colorful wrap – is Tesla going to offer wraps? appeared first on Electrek.

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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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Shell Opens World’s Largest EV Charging Station In China

Electric Cars Report

Shell has opened its largest electric vehicle charging station globally in Shenzhen, China. The charging station is located about 2.5 kilometres from the Shenzhen Airport Terminal and features 258 public fast-charging points. It is operated by Shenzhen Shell and BYD Electric Vehicle Investment Company Limited, a joint venture between Shell and BYD. The Shell Recharge […] The post Shell Opens World’s Largest EV Charging Station In China appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Toyota teases new compact electric SUV in latest video

Electrek

Toyota is giving us a look at its new compact electric SUV in a recent teaser video. The Japanese automaker hopes a smaller bZ compact SUV can help close the gap as global EV sales heat up. more… The post Toyota teases new compact electric SUV in latest video appeared first on Electrek.

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Electric dreams drive return of motor shows to Melbourne after more than a decade

The Driven EV News

Twenty automotive brands, from Audi to McLaren, will show off new and unreleased electric vehicles at the Melbourne EV Show over three days starting on Friday. The post Electric dreams drive return of motor shows to Melbourne after more than a decade appeared first on The Driven.

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Skanska is piloting the largest electric excavator on a site in LA

Electrek

Construction giant Skanska is piloting the Volvo EC230, the largest electric excavator of its kind, on a huge transit project in Los Angeles. more… The post Skanska is piloting the largest electric excavator on a site in LA appeared first on Electrek.

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Fisker hints at bringing Ocean electric SUV to Australia

The Driven EV News

Fisker has already launched in multiple markets in its first year of production with CEO hinting Australia being on the list of upcoming countries. The post Fisker hints at bringing Ocean electric SUV to Australia appeared first on The Driven.

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Kia’s Ray EV racks up 6,000 pre-orders in Korea, starting at $20,400

Electrek

Kia launched its new entry-level urban EV on Thursday. As its cheapest electric model, the Kia Ray EV racked up 6,000 pre-orders in Korea with a starting price of around $20,400 (27.35 million won). more… The post Kia’s Ray EV racks up 6,000 pre-orders in Korea, starting at $20,400 appeared first on Electrek.

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The Great NACS Mega-Flood Continues With A Tesla-Jaguar Deal

CleanTechnica EVs

One of the biggest stories of 2023 has been Tesla’s NACS connector. Not only did Tesla offer it up as a charging standard other manufacturers could use, but it eventually managed to sign deals with many of them for access to the Supercharger network.

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NIO launches its own Android-based phone for $890 with a new version to follow each year

Electrek

After a year and a half of ambiguous updates and a swirling rumor mill, EV automaker NIO has officially launched its first-ever phone. The company shared extensive details of the new Android-based smartphone in China today, during its 2023 Innovation Day presentation that also included its own in-house developed chip to control LiDAR, and its own App Store. more… The post NIO launches its own Android-based phone for $890 with a new version to follow each year appeared first on Electrek.

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New: Seamless Tesla Hertz Rentals with Mobile App Integration

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla enthusiasts and renters have something to celebrate. Hertz, the renowned rental car company, has taken its partnership with Tesla to the next level. In a move that enhances the rental experience, all Hertz rentals now provide full access to the Tesla mobile app, adding a host of valuable features for users.

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Dubai announces new e-scooter race with world’s fastest standing electric scooters

Electrek

Dubai has just announced the creation of a new electric scooter racing event that will feature the fastest electric racing scooters in the world. The Dubai Electric Scooter Cup is intended to become the preeminent international electric scooter race. more… The post Dubai announces new e-scooter race with world’s fastest standing electric scooters appeared first on Electrek.

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Ryder Gets Its First Brightdrop Electric Vans, & They Look Neat!

CleanTechnica EVs

Ryder, a prominent truck rental company in the United States, recently made an exciting announcement. It has deployed its first set of BrightDrop Zevo 600 electric vans at strategic Ryder facilities in California, Texas, and New York.

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Hyundai EV buyers get free ChargePoint L2 home charger, install credit

Electrek

If you’re considering buying a Hyundai EV, now may be a great time. Hyundai is now offering a free ChargePoint Level 2 home charger (, review ) for those who purchase or lease a new 2023 or 2024 Hyundai EV. An included installation credit will also help you get it up and running. more… The post Hyundai EV buyers get free ChargePoint L2 home charger, install credit appeared first on Electrek.

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Airports Are Confronting The Reality Of The Climate Crisis

CleanTechnica EVs

Promises to meet net zero carbon emissions goals by 2050 are admirable, but extreme weather is compelling airports to rethink and redesign their infrastructure in order to continue to be viable.

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BYD Launches U8 Premium Edition Under Its High-End Sub-Brand Yangwang

Electric Cars Report

Chinese biggest EV maker BYD launched the U8 Premium Edition under its high-end sub-brand, Yangwang, priced at 1,098,000 RMB (141,000 €), and announced that its delivery will start in October this year. This exceptional vehicle boasts a plug-in hybrid system, offering an impressive CLTC (Comprehensive Long Trip Capability) range of up to 1,000 km, ensuring […] The post BYD Launches U8 Premium Edition Under Its High-End Sub-Brand Yangwang appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Buying your teenager an electric bike? Here’s how to choose the right one

Electrek

As electric bicycles surge in popularity, many parents are considering them as viable transportation alternatives for their teenagers. From getting to school or practice on their own to riding around with friends, e-bikes are a great way to give teenagers freedom without tossing them the family car keys. Electric bicycles offer an eco-friendly solution, merging traditional cycling with an added boost.

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