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Volvo EM90 electric minivan is an executive shuttle for the future

Green Car Reports

Volvo believes an electric minivan could be the future of luxury vehicles—in some markets at least. The automaker on Saturday fully revealed the all-electric EM90 and confirmed the opening of pre-orders in China. Volvo confirmed Chinese sales when it first announced the EM90 in August, and didn't discuss other markets in this latest.

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Tesla (TSLA) warns it is in between ‘growth waves’ right now

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) has warned investors that it is currently in between growth waves – potentially affecting its guided 50% growth rate. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) warns it is in between ‘growth waves’ right now appeared first on Electrek.

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EV owners aren't driving as much—here's why that's a problem

Green Car Reports

A new study has found that EVs aren't being driven as much as internal-combustion cars, indicating they aren't replacing as many miles driven in combustion vehicles as previously thought. Researchers from George Washington University and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) examined odometer readings from 12.9 million used cars and 11.9.

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EV sales are still gaining momentum despite what you are hearing

Electrek

Global EV sales continued building momentum last month despite claims of a cooling market. Sales of electric vehicles grew by double digits in the top markets globally. China, the world’s largest EV market, continues to break sales records despite ending subsidies. more… The post EV sales are still gaining momentum despite what you are hearing 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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2025 Toyota Camry goes all-hybrid, with AWD traction on tap

Green Car Reports

Making the Camry all-hybrid is a big move. Alongside shifting preferences toward SUVs and pickups, the Camry has kept its crown as the bestselling car in the U.S. for decades. Going all-hybrid says much about Toyota’s level of confidence in its hybrid system and the role it serves to play in the immediate future. Right now, the outgoing.

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1st Electric VTOL Aircraft To Fly Over New York City

CleanTechnica EVs

I just wrote the other day about the first electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to fly in Florida. [continued] The post 1st Electric VTOL Aircraft To Fly Over New York City appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Cybertruck gets nod of approval from DeLorean DMC-12 designer

Teslarati

The Tesla Cybertruck is far from a normal vehicle in nearly every way you can assess it, but DeLorean DMC-12 designer Giorgetto Giugiaro gave the truck a nod of approval and gave Tesla props for thinking outside the box. Giugiaro has designed the Lotus Espirit, BMW M1, and the DMC-12, which was featured in the Back to the Futur e series starring Michael J.

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Karma shows flagship electric coupe, changes EV plans again

Green Car Reports

California’s Karma Automotive has revealed plans for two new designs for fully electric vehicles, as part of a revamped portfolio for the brand. Karma says that as part of an effort “reintroducing the Karma brand,” it plans a flagship fully electric coupe called Kaveya, boasting all-wheel drive, scissor doors, and more than 1,000.

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Two years after buying my $2,000 electric truck from China, here’s how it looks now

Electrek

Back in early 2021, I set out on a journey to buy an electric mini-truck from China and bring it to the US. Yes, I’m that guy. You may have seen my truck before. After tens of millions of views on its viral videos and articles over the past two years, now it’s time to take a closer look at how my Chinese electric mini-truck has held up. And spoiler alert: some of you folks aren’t going to be happy. more… The post Two years after buying my $2,000 electric truck from China, here’s how it loo

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New Solar Power & Energy Storage System Uses Former Electric Vehicle Batteries

CleanTechnica EVs

One of the common myths about electric vehicle batteries is that they are hard to recycle when they are no. [continued] The post New Solar Power & Energy Storage System Uses Former Electric Vehicle Batteries appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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

Brief

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Tesla removes purchase clause that threatened to sue Cybertruck scalpers

Electrek

After backlash over the weekend to Tesla’s plan to sue early Cybertruck owners for $50,000 if they try to flip their vehicles, the company updated its purchase agreement to remove the Cybertruck-specific no-reselling clause. more… The post Tesla removes purchase clause that threatened to sue Cybertruck scalpers appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Sweden employees offered payment to join the IF Metall strike

Teslarati

IF Metall is offering Tesla Sweden employees payment to join the union’s strike. The Tesla Sweden strike is in its third week. It has gained a lot of support from big organizations in the country. But it has yet to gain significant support from the people it affects the most: Tesla employees. IF Metall is offering Tesla Sweden employees compensation to join its strike against the Texas-based company.

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In push to expand EV charging network, France and Denmark go big

Electrek

The European Union is not fooling around , and European countries are under pressure to adhere to ambitious plans to get their roadways up and ready for the total phaseout of fossil fuels in the years ahead. To this end, both France and Denmark have just announced huge investments in building out their electric vehicle charging infrastructure to adhere to new EU regulations announced this summer.

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Volvo Launches $114,000 Electric Minivan

CleanTechnica EVs

Volvo launched its first-ever minivan earlier this week. Dubbed the EM90, this is an electric (“E”) minivan (or “MPV,” for. [continued] The post Volvo Launches $114,000 Electric Minivan appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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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 reveals everything that affects its range calculation

Electrek

Tesla reveals everything that affects its range calculation. more… The post Tesla reveals everything that affects its range calculation appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla quietly removes Cybertruck ‘no resale policy’ from agreement

Teslarati

Tesla has quietly removed the language in its sales agreement that detailed the Cybertruck “no resale” policy after it was widely reported over the weekend that the automaker may sue its buyers for trying to sell the vehicle within the first year. News of the policy circulated on Saturday, as spotted in a strange paragraph titled “For Cybertruck Only” in the motor vehicle order agreements for the Model 3 and Model Y.

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How the “neighbour” effect charges up electric vehicle sales

The Driven EV News

People with neighbours who drive electric vehicles are more likely to adopt the technology themselves, according to research that could be mirrored in Australia. The post How the “neighbour” effect charges up electric vehicle sales appeared first on The Driven.

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Mercedes Moving All 5,000 Company Cars In Germany To Electric

CleanTechnica EVs

There’s one proven way to get people to love electric cars — put them behind the wheel of electric cars. [continued] The post Mercedes Moving All 5,000 Company Cars In Germany To Electric appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Mercedes goes ‘electric only’ for its employee company cars in Germany

Electrek

If you drive a company car for Mercedes, it may be time to trade in your E-Class for a new EQE. Mercedes-Benz is transitioning its company cars in Germany to purely electric vehicles. more… The post Mercedes goes ‘electric only’ for its employee company cars in Germany appeared first on Electrek.

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Ora Good Cat Named The ‘’Ora 03’’ in South Africa & Becomes Lowest Priced EV In The Country

CleanTechnica EVs

Great Wall Motor South Africa unveiled the full lineup of the Ora Good Cat’s range in Johannesburg. The Good Cat. [continued] The post Ora Good Cat Named The ‘’Ora 03’’ in South Africa & Becomes Lowest Priced EV In The Country appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla seeks help in proving giga casted vehicles are not more expensive to repair

Electrek

Tesla has sought help to prove that its vehicles built with giga-casting parts are not more expensive to repair. That’s something that is particularly of concern to insurers. more… The post Tesla seeks help in proving giga casted vehicles are not more expensive to repair appeared first on Electrek.

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Volkswagen ID.7 Is Volkswagen’s New Star EV

CleanTechnica EVs

Volkswagen ID.3? Volkswagen ID.4? No, add them together and you get the real star of the show — the hot. [continued] The post Volkswagen ID.7 Is Volkswagen’s New Star EV appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Volkswagen plans to build electric vehicles in Mexico with an initial $750M investment

Electrek

Volkswagen is moving ahead with plans to build electric vehicles in Mexico. Holger Nestler, president and CEO of Volkswagen Mexico, says the automaker will provide two investment packages to advance EV production. more… The post Volkswagen plans to build electric vehicles in Mexico with an initial $750M investment appeared first on Electrek.

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Lyft Launches New EV Charging Program

CleanTechnica EVs

Lyft continues its work trying to electrify its vast network of driver vehicles. Recall that the company has committed to. [continued] The post Lyft Launches New EV Charging Program appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla releases updated Radio Flyer Cyberquad for Kids in the U.S.

Teslarati

Tesla’s previously recalled Cyberquad for Kids has been re-launched as a new model in the U.S., with the ride-on toy vehicle now including a revised warning label. Radio Flyer and Tesla have partnered to launch the Model 915 Cyberquad for Kids, and it can now be found in the automaker’s online shop , as detailed in a press release on Tuesday.

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ExxonMobil Aims To Be Top Lithium Supplier For Electric Vehicles, Drills 1st Lithium Well

CleanTechnica EVs

ExxonMobil has just announced that it aims to be a top lithium producer and supplier for the electric vehicle (EV) battery. [continued] The post ExxonMobil Aims To Be Top Lithium Supplier For Electric Vehicles, Drills 1st Lithium Well appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Watt Electric Vehicle Company’s new van is made exclusively from recycled aluminum

Electrek

UK startup Watt Electric Vehicle Company (WEVC) has announced an interesting new partnership today as it looks to reach production of its flagship commercial van , the eCV1. Together with the help of leading Norwegian industrial company Hydro, WEVC hopes to deliver an electric van built from recycled aluminum that can last decades and potentially enable closed-loop production. more… The post Watt Electric Vehicle Company’s new van is made exclusively from recycled aluminum appeared first o

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Tesla hosts Thailand PM at Fremont Factory ahead of potential partnership

Teslarati

Tesla hosted Srettha Thavisin, the Prime Minister of Thailand, at its Fremont Factory in Northern California ahead of what could be a potential partnership between the electric automaker and the Southeast Asian country. For a few years now, Tesla has been friendly with several high-ranking officials who represent countries in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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This new electric school bus has a 300-mile range

Electrek

GreenPower Motor Company’s Mega BEAST is an electric school bus with the biggest battery pack and most extended range yet on the US market. more… The post This new electric school bus has a 300-mile range appeared first on Electrek.

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Other automakers follow Tesla into rare earth metal-free powertrains

Teslarati

Tesla and others are looking to end the use of rare earth metals in future electric vehicle (EV) motors, with U.S., European and Japanese automakers all considering the move to help reduce reliance on China. During the company’s Investor Day event earlier this year, Tesla’s Vice President of Powertrain Engineering Colin Campbell announced that the company’s next-generation powertrain would include a permanent magnet motor with zero rare earth metals.

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Renault teases new ‘affordable’ electric city car

Electrek

Renault is teasing an upcoming “affordable” city electric car to replace the Twingo as it gears up for its investor’s day tomorrow. But will it be as cheap as the Dacia Spring, Europe’s best-selling (and cheapest!) electric car? more… The post Renault teases new ‘affordable’ electric city car appeared first on Electrek.

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One of Australia’s lowest cost EVs wins best new car of 2023 award

The Driven EV News

MG4 voted car of the year in Australia, with refreshed Polestar 2 and the Hyundai Kona SUV also highly recommended. The post One of Australia’s lowest cost EVs wins best new car of 2023 award appeared first on The Driven.

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Rivian software update bricks infotainment system, fix not obvious

Electrek

On Monday, Rivian released an incremental software update 2023.42, which bricked the infotainment system in R1Ses and R1Ts. The company.

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Electrification 101: Getting The Grid Ready For An EV Revolution

CleanTechnica EVs

As more and more electric cars and trucks hit the road, utilities need to prepare the infrastructure to charge them. [continued] The post Electrification 101: Getting The Grid Ready For An EV Revolution appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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