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Rove plans 20 amenity-packed California EV charging stations

Green Car Reports

Road-trip EV charging often doesn’t always give traveling motorists the break they need. But it can and will get more convenient, and one such template, from startup Rove, was revealed this past week in Southern California. Rove broke ground and detailed plans for its inaugural charging center, in Santa Ana, California, which appears to.

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Tesla Semi electric truck does 1,732 km in a single day in independent trial

The Driven EV News

A Tesla Semi truck has impressed during an independent study by completing 1,732 km in a single day with just three charging stops. The post Tesla Semi electric truck does 1,732 km in a single day in independent trial appeared first on The Driven.

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Second Tesla V4 Supercharger station opens in The Netherlands

Teslarati

Tesla opened its second V4 Supercharger station in The Netherlands. Tesla installed the first global V4 Supercharger station in the same country. Earlier this year, the first V4 Supercharger was installed in Harderwijk, Netherlands. The new V4 Supercharger in the country is located in Best, in the southern part of The Netherlands. Harderwijk is about an hour and a half drive from Best.

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The Marimba Virtuoso’s Desktop Planetarium

Cars That Think

On 21 April 1962, the Seattle World’s Fair opened to the public. Included in its many exhibits on modern science and the progressive future was this electric desktop orrery. Much like the traditional clockwork orreries of centuries past, this unit showed the motions of the planets and other celestial objects, with an overlay that revealed the moons, stars, and a few comets.

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

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Tesla’s Virtual Power Plant reaches 244 homes in San Diego

Teslarati

Participants in Tesla’s Virtual Power Plant (VPP) program in California have gradually been on the rise, and a new update from one resident of San Diego shows that the company is already nearing 250 homes in the city. Tesla has reached 244 homes in San Diego through its VPP program, as shown in a screenshot of the Tesla app posted by one person who was recently accepted into the program (via Sawyer Merritt ).

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Tesla Model 3 SR+ 4-Year Cost of Ownership Update

CleanTechnica EVs

I’ve spent more money on maintenance of my 2019 Tesla Model 3 SR+ (Standard Range Plus), so it’s time for another cost of ownership update. Also, before I get into the latest expense, I should note that I decided to pass on the Tesla extended warranty option.

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39% Plugin Vehicle Share In China! — China EV Sales Report

CleanTechnica EVs

Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Plugins scored over 750,000 sales last month, up 36% year over year (YoY) and a new record. That pulled the year-to-date (YTD) tally to over 4.6 million units. Share-wise, with August showing another great performance, plugin vehicles hit 39% market share!

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Tesla Model Y upgrade in China still uses Hardware 3.0

Teslarati

A new Tesla Model Y with upgrades debuted in China recently. Tesla China announced the upgraded Model Y via its official Weibo account. In a later comment, Tesla China’s Customer Support team also revealed that the Model Y update still uses Hardware 3.0. “Model Y, which continues to evolve, has made another evolutionary debut,” noted Tesla China announced.

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Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck cracks 1,000 kilometer mark with one fill of liquid hydrogen

Electric Cars Report

Daimler Truck has successfully demonstrated that hydrogen fuel-cell technology can be the right solution to decarbonize flexible and demanding long-haul road transportation. A public road approved prototype of the Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck completed Daimler Truck’s #HydrogenRecordRun covering 1,047 km of distance driven with one fill of liquid hydrogen.

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Tesla Supercharging Not Harmful To Batteries After All!

CleanTechnica EVs

For many years now, it has been advised to not fast charge electric vehicles too much, that doing so could lead to rapid degradation of your EV’s battery. It’s always been unclear how much this matters, though, and especially across different vehicles with different battery management systems.

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

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Why electric vehicles of the future will have no rear window

The Driven EV News

Polestar designer says removing rear windows - as it will do with the Polestar 4 - will lessen the weight of electric vehicles and boost their range. The post Why electric vehicles of the future will have no rear window appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla Q3 Sales Estimates

CleanTechnica EVs

The question of the week in the cleantech world and the investment world is: How many vehicles did Tesla produce and deliver in Q3 2023? The numbers should be published in the next day or so, but as we eagerly await those, and as we approach Monday, what are the most informed estimates?

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Tesla improves the base Model Y, making it faster and more appealing

The Driven EV News

Tesla launches new faster Model Y in China with Australia likely on the cards. The post Tesla improves the base Model Y, making it faster and more appealing appeared first on The Driven.

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BMW invests over 100 million euros in new battery testing center

Electric Cars Report

Signaling its strong commitment to the Wackersdorf location in Upper Palatinate and as part of its continuing e-mobility ramp-up, the BMW Group is investing around 100 million euros between now and 2026 in a new battery testing center that will be integrated into the site’s existing building structures. The first deliverables for BMW Group development […] The post BMW invests over 100 million euros in new battery testing center appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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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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Rapid Expansion at Benzina Zero Australia

CleanTechnica EVs

Benzina Zero is expanding so rapidly that it has outgrown its previous quarters. I met with Ben Silver — self named “chief plugger inner” — at Benzina Zero’s new warehouse and head office in Virginia, north of Brisbane. We spoke of growth and vision. His phone rang repeatedly.

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XPENG provides EV Sales Results for September and Q3 2023

Electric Cars Report

XPENG, a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company, announced its vehicle delivery results for September and the third quarter of 2023. In September 2023, XPENG recorded monthly deliveries of 15,310 Smart EVs, representing a 12% increase over the prior month and a 81% increase year-over-year, underscoring XPENG’s strong growth trajectory for eight consecutive months.

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Making Boston Dynamics’ Robots Dance

Cars That Think

Chatbot Episode 1: Making Boston Dynamics’ Robots Dance Evan Ackerman: I’m Evan Ackerman, and welcome to ChatBot, a robotics podcast from IEEE Spectrum. On this episode of ChatBot, we’ll be talking with Monica Thomas and Amy LaViers about robots and dance. Monica Thomas is a dancer and choreographer. Monica has worked with Boston Dynamics to choreograph some of their robot videos in which Atlas , Spot , and even Handle dance to songs like Do You Love Me?

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Comment on Tesla to build new Megafactory in Shanghai to produce Megapack energy storage system by Uzaif Nadeem

CN EV Post

The Megafactory is planned to initially produce up to 10,000 units of commercial energy storage batteries per year, with an energy storage scale of nearly 40 GWh, and the product will be available to the global markets.

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Volkswagen scraps additional Wolfsburg EV factory but promises new electric SUV

The Driven EV News

Volkswagen scraps plans for an additional EV factory in Wolfsburg, blaming weak demand, but had committed to transitioning to 100% electric and has promised a new electric SUV by 2026. The post Volkswagen scraps additional Wolfsburg EV factory but promises new electric SUV appeared first on The Driven.

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Comment on Nio most shorted Chinese ADR in Sept, says Morgan Stanley by Arkangel

CN EV Post

New short positions in Chinese ADRs so far this month were the highest monthly short-selling flows in 2023, with Nio being the most shorted, Morgan Stanley said.

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IRA EV Incentive Outlook For 2024

EV Club of CT

Post by Barry Kresch Beware the Disappearing Incentives There are 35 EVs (BEV and PHEV) listed as incentive-eligible by the Federal Department of Energy as of October 1, 2023. It is really fewer than that.

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Saera Electric Auto and Keto Motors Team Up to Win the Indian E-3 Wheeler Market 

Get Electric Vehicle

The market of Electric 3-wheelers in India is expanding at a great pace and witnessed sales of over 300,000 units and a 79% YoY increase in the first seven months of CY2023.  To win this game, companies in the industry are teaming up and pooling resources to outperform their competitors. The most recent such move from the industry is a joint venture between Delhi-based Saera Electric Auto and Telangana-based Keto Motors of the ETO Motors Group.

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The Basics of Trailers: Types, Sizes, and Uses

Clean Fleet Report

The Basics of Trailers: Types, Sizes, and Uses Buyer’s Guide to Everything You Add Behind Your Rig This article may contain affiliate links. Trailers, while often overlooked, represent an essential component in the transport and logistics industry, as well as for many personal uses. They come in a myriad of types and sizes, each designed with specific tasks in mind.

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Comment on BYD sells record 287,454 NEVs in Sept, surpasses 2 million this year by RC

CN EV Post

In the January-September period, BYD sold 2,079,638 NEVs, surpassing the 2 million mark, with both BEV and PHEV sales exceeding 1 million.

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NAAA, IARA Collaborate on New Electric Vehicle Standards

Green Fleet Magazine

The leading auction and consignor professional trade organizations will work together in the areas of EV safety, consignor-auction transaction standards, and industry education.

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Comment on Nio delivers 15,641 vehicles in Sept, down 19% from Aug by RC

CN EV Post

@Wayne Lewis In reply to Wayne Lewis. 100%. You can't have the Q1 disaster of switching over to NT2.0 and then have all that lost sales and revenue end up in a 2 month pop of deliveries. If that is the case then Alps is already doomed and the game is over for Nio. Alps will need to be the kind of home run Tesla hit with the Model 3 to pull up their nose dive in time.

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EVs Raise New Challenge for Fleet Optimization: Telematics Hasn’t Caught Up

Green Fleet Magazine

EV telematics is in its infancy, hobbled by the difficulty of gathering data from battery-powered vehicles as well as the inability of today’s telematics solutions to integrate data on mixed EV and ICE fleets.

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Comment on Nio delivers 15,641 vehicles in Sept, down 19% from Aug by nov22

CN EV Post

@RC In reply to RC. Li Auto had 361 retail store as of Sep 30, 2023. Li Auto made 36,000 delivery in Sep. On average, 100 delivery per retail store. NIO had 137 NIO House and 304 NIO Space as of Sep 30, 2023. This is 441 retail stores in total. NIO made 15,000 delivery in Sep. On average, 34 delivery per retail store.

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ZEEKR to sell EVs in four new countries in Middle East, and deliveries are coming quickly

Electrek

Less than three months after announcing entry into a new market of Israel, Chinese EV automaker ZEEKR is continuing its expansion in the Middle East (and around the globe for that matter) and doing so quickly. The young automaker has announced four new partnerships that will see EV deliveries coming quite quickly. more… The post ZEEKR to sell EVs in four new countries in Middle East, and deliveries are coming quickly appeared first on Electrek.

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Comment on Nio delivers 15,641 vehicles in Sept, down 19% from Aug by RC

CN EV Post

@nov22 In reply to nov22. Seems that his pride and ego may be at play here. Any sane person would have reversed course like Xpeng did and look how fast they turned it around.

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Comment on Nio delivers 15,641 vehicles in Sept, down 19% from Aug by RC

CN EV Post

@nov22 In reply to nov22. My gut tells me he has no clue how the mind of the crushed Chinese consumer works even as the higher income strata continue to flock to lower priced options. The CCP continues to not share more and more financial data about the cratering economy, but I suspect the CEO's have access to it. For instance did you know that in China to be considered employed you have to work ONE hour per week?

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Comment on Nio delivers 15,641 vehicles in Sept, down 19% from Aug by nov22

CN EV Post

@RC In reply to RC. NIO has functional problem. NIO needs to make changes. William Li refuse to make changes. Either he allow somebody else to make changes, or he will run the company to endless diluting. William Li's leadership has no credit left!

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Comment on Nio delivers 15,641 vehicles in Sept, down 19% from Aug by realposter

CN EV Post

Nio delivered a record 55,432 vehicles in the third quarter, slightly above the lower end of its previously provided guidance range of 55,000 to 57,000 vehicles.

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Comment on Nio delivers 15,641 vehicles in Sept, down 19% from Aug by Wayne Lewis

CN EV Post

@realposter In reply to realposter. I generally agree with this. However, after launching a slew of new models, NIO’s sales should be trending up month to month.