2023

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Honda shows hydrogen fuel-cell module set to power CR-V

Green Car Reports

Honda this week provided a few more details about its next-generation fuel-cell module, at the 2023 European Hydrogen Week in Brussels. Co-developed with General Motors, the new module was first shown at the 2023 Tokyo auto show, and it has already been confirmed for use in North America. Honda has already confirmed a Europe-bound energy storage.

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Tesla Model Y becomes Sweden’s best-selling car despite ongoing strike

Teslarati

Despite having one of its hands tied behind its back due to ongoing protests and strikes from trade union IF Metall and its allies, Tesla Sweden performed admirably in 2023. So notable was Tesla’s performance in the Swedish auto market that the Model Y crossover actually became the country’s best-selling car over the year. As per data from Sweden-based automotive statistics firm Car.info Sweden, Tesla saw a 120% increase in its sales and market share in 2023.

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Electric Cars Powered By Sodium Ion Batteries Go On Sale In China

CleanTechnica EVs

Two electric car models powered by sodium ion batteries went into production in China in late December. It this the start of a trend? The post Electric Cars Powered By Sodium Ion Batteries Go On Sale In China appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The largest clean energy project in US history closes $11B, starts full construction

Electrek

SunZia, a massive clean energy project in the US Southwest, has closed $11 billion non-recourse financing and launched full construction. more… The post The largest clean energy project in US history closes $11B, starts full construction 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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Try This Brand New Analog Computer

Cars That Think

Once upon a time, if you cracked open the pages of IEEE Spectrum you could spot full-page advertisements for analog computers , boasting of their ease of use and even—in the case of one model built into a cart with wheels—their portability. Engineers connected potentiometers and op-amps to set up representations of knotty differential equations and read the solutions as varying output voltages.

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BYD produces 200,000 low cost Seagull compact city EVs in first 8 months

The Driven EV News

BYD's lowest cost vehicle hits a new production milestone as demand for electric city car surges. The post BYD produces 200,000 low cost Seagull compact city EVs in first 8 months appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla Model Y Going To Be Top Selling Vehicle In The World In 2023

CleanTechnica EVs

The numbers are not yet in, but it’s close enough. The Tesla Model Y was the top selling vehicle model. [continued] The post Tesla Model Y Going To Be Top Selling Vehicle In The World In 2023 appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Piper Sandler expects Tesla to post 507k deliveries in Q4, 1.83M for 2023

Teslarati

Tesla ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) has received an optimistic outlook from Piper Sandler, with the firm estimating that the electric vehicle maker would be able to achieve its ambitious vehicle delivery target for 2023. Piper Sandler analyst Alexander Potter also reiterated his “Overweight” rating and $295 per share price target for the company. In his recent comments, the analyst noted that Piper Sandler is expecting Tesla to post 507,000 vehicle deliveries for the fourth quarter of 2023.

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In Montana, wind is about to overtake coal generation capacity

Electrek

When two new Montana wind farms come online, the state will have more nameplate capacity in wind than in coal. more… The post In Montana, wind is about to overtake coal generation capacity appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla China sees 18,500 insurance registrations for December’s 4th week

Teslarati

Tesla China is going full blast in December, with new vehicle insurance registrations for the week of December 18-24 reaching 18,500 units. The results represent a 1.09% increase from the new vehicle insurance registrations that were tracked during December’s third week. Tesla does not report its weekly domestic sales in China, though a general idea of the electric vehicle maker’s performance in the local automotive market can be inferred from vehicle insurance registration data.

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

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New Flow Battery Electric Car To Be Made In The USA

CleanTechnica EVs

The race to develop a flow battery electric car is heating up in the US, thanks in part to the Inflation Reduction Act. The post New Flow Battery Electric Car To Be Made In The USA appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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U.S. Army, National Guard Stay Ahead Of EV Transition Goals in 2023

CleanTechnica EVs

When you think of military vehicles, iconic vehicles like the HMMWV (aka “Humvee”) and historical vehicles like the Jeep probably. [continued] The post U.S. Army, National Guard Stay Ahead Of EV Transition Goals in 2023 appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Car design legend dubs Tesla Cybertruck as “Picasso of automobiles”

Teslarati

Tesla set out to make something different when the company decided to release the Cybertruck. And with the all-electric pickup truck now being delivered to customers , one could state that the company really did make something special — and the world’s roads will never look the same. It takes a certain level of guts and unsoundness of mind, after all, to release a vehicle like the Cybertruck to the market.

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Tesla Model Y set to break 37-year sales record in Denmark

Teslarati

The Tesla Model Y is set to break a 37-year sales record in Denmark, set in 1986 by the Opel Kadett for most cars sold in a calendar year. The Opel Kadett sold 16,686 vehicles 37 years ago, and the Model Y is just ten vehicles away from breaking the record, a report from FDM , a Danish publication, said. The Model Y has averaged over 100 registrations per day, and it is set to officially break the record today, December 20. “Electric revolution – Tesla breaks 37-year-old sales recor

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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 hiring a manager to sell B2B hardware 

Teslarati

Tesla recently posted a job position looking for a Senior (Sr.) Business Development Manager. The job entails working with other Fortune 500 companies and selling B2B hardware. Based on Tesla’s description of the Sr. Business Development Manager Position, the job entails growing the company’s charging business. “Enable the next growth phase for Tesla’s charging business and the broader EV industry by joining a new team that is built around extending the reach of Tesla’s charging products.

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Tesla Mexico posts new job position in Nuevo León

Teslarati

Tesla Mexico posted a new job position in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo León. The Texas-based company is looking for an Indirect Procurement Manager for Gigafactory Mexico, hinting at continued progress for the facility. Tesla describes the Indirect Procurement Manager position as follows: “The Ecological Project Mario S de RL de CV team is looking to hire a skilled Indirect Procurement Manager to execute the infrastructure development sourcing strategy for the new factory in Santa Catari

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The Dutch are riding their bikes on two new solar cycle paths

Electrek

Two solar cycle paths came online in the Netherlands, and they’re the country’s first to have 1,000 square meters (10,764 square feet) of solar surface area each. more… The post The Dutch are riding their bikes on two new solar cycle paths appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla removes Disney+ from vehicles amid Elon Musk’s Twitter beef with Bob Iger

Electrek

Tesla has removed Disney+ from some of its vehicles amid Elon Musk having an online fight with Disney CEO Bob Iger. The fight started when Disney halted its advertising on X after Musk agreed with and amplified antisemitic content, for which he eventually apologized. more… The post Tesla removes Disney+ from vehicles amid Elon Musk’s Twitter beef with Bob Iger appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Giga Berlin is the largest taxpayer in Grünheide

Teslarati

In a recent local council meeting, Grünheide’s treasurer shared that Tesla Gigafactory Berlin is the municipality’s largest taxpayer. Treasurer Kerstin Lang shared that Tesla made a total payment of €6 million in trade tax in 2022 to the municipality of Grünheide. For comparison, Lang stated that the entire budget for a community of 9,000 residents was about €20 million.

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The Road To Fuel Cell Trucks Leads Through Forklifts

CleanTechnica EVs

Amazon and Walmart have caught the hydrogen-powered electric forklift bug, and now they are moving on up to fuel cell trucks. The post The Road To Fuel Cell Trucks Leads Through Forklifts appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The first-ever drive from North to South pole is complete – and it was all-electric

Electrek

After nearly nine months on the road, an all-electric Nissan Ariya has become the first vehicle ever, gas or electric, to drive all the way from North to South pole, piloted by Chris Ramsey of Plug in Adventures and his wife Julie. more… The post The first-ever drive from North to South pole is complete – and it was all-electric appeared first on Electrek.

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Elon Musk expected to announce Tesla India launch next month [rumors]

Teslarati

Elon Musk is expected to announce the launch of Tesla India in January 2024 during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gandhinagar. According to local media reports, Tesla and Elon Musk are in the final stages of negotiations with the government regarding land for a manufacturing facility. Tesla and India have had long discussions throughout the years, with the pair almost reaching a deal plenty of times, only for talks to ultimately lead to nothing.

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Tesla confirms wireless inductive electric car home charger is coming

Electrek

Tesla has confirmed it is working on a wireless inductive home charger for its electric cars after teasing it earlier this year. more… The post Tesla confirms wireless inductive electric car home charger is coming appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla confirms it is developing wireless inductive EV charging

Teslarati

Tesla confirmed it is developing a wireless inductive electric vehicle charging platform for owners in an interview with Jay Leno. Earlier this year, Tesla hinted it was working on a wireless charging system for EVs, where owners could simply pull their cars over a stationary platform or device that would eliminate the need to plug in vehicles directly.

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Elon Musk reaffirms Tesla’s potential to be worth more than Apple and Saudi Aramco combined

Teslarati

Elon Musk has reiterated his prediction that Tesla has the potential to become larger than Apple and Saudi Aramco combined. Musk noted that such a scenario is possible in five years or so, provided that Tesla executes very well. Apple currently has a market cap of $2.99 trillion , while Saudi Aramco has a market cap of $2.13 trillion. Tesla’s highest market cap to date , on the other hand, was $1.23 trillion, which was achieved in November 2021.

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Rally driver’s Tesla Model S reaches 236k miles with no maintenance

Teslarati

Those who have closely followed Tesla’s story over the years would know about Germany-based Tesla owner Hansjörg Gemmingen’s 2014 Model S P85 , which broke the 1.18 million mile mark in late November. But while the legendary road warrior has made records that would likely not be beaten for some time, the fact remains that the Model S P85 is one of Tesla’s earlier vehicles, and it was still a product of its time.

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Tesla seeking government affairs specialist in Sweden amid union protest

Teslarati

It appears that Tesla is looking to strengthen its legal team in Sweden, with the company posting a job opening for a government affairs specialist for the Nordic region. The new job listing, which was advertised on Tesla’s Careers website , highlighted that the specialist must be someone with “significant experience with Nordic legislative and regulatory advocacy.” The job opening comes amidst Tesla’s efforts to navigate an ongoing union strike in Sweden.

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SAE’s NACS certification is ready, and it’ll fix every EV charging problem at once

Electrek

SAE has followed through on its plan to finish its NACS certification by the end of the year , and the NACS standard is now ready to go. And the new standard promises to solve a lot of charging problems in one fell swoop. more… The post SAE’s NACS certification is ready, and it’ll fix every EV charging problem at once appeared first on Electrek.

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Volvo CEO says what lack of EV demand? Electric car orders are strong

Electrek

A lack of demand for EVs? Not so fast. Volvo CEO Jim Rowan says new electric models will continue fueling sales. Orders for Volvo EVs like the C40 and EX30 are strong. more… The post Volvo CEO says what lack of EV demand? Electric car orders are strong appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla unveils Optimus Gen 2: its next generation humanoid robot

Electrek

Tesla has unveiled “Optimus Gen 2”, a new generation of its humanoid robot that should be able to take over repetitive tasks from humans. more… The post Tesla unveils Optimus Gen 2: its next generation humanoid robot appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Semi fleet now almost 100 units, confirms exec

Teslarati

The Tesla Semi started its first consumer deliveries last year, but the vehicles were only delivered to one customer: PepsiCo. Since then, the Tesla Semi fleet has grown into almost 100 vehicles, as confirmed by Tesla VP of Vehicle Engineering Lars Moravy. Moravy and Tesla Design Chief Franz von Holzhausen were recently featured in a pretty extensive episode of Jay Leno’s Garage.

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Tesla Sweden strike labeled ‘illegal’ by German union 

Teslarati

German trade union IG Metall labeled IF Metall’s strike against Tesla Sweden illegal. IG Metall shared its perspective on the Tesla Sweden vs. IF Metall issue. Germany’s trade union IG Metall turned down Swedish union IF Metall’s call to action against Tesla. “That would be illegal. You strike for your own business, for your own wages.

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BYD launches sleek Song L electric SUV starting at $27K as Tesla Model Y rival

Electrek

BYD officially launched its new entry-level electric SUV Friday. The BYD Song L, starting at around $26,700 (189,800 yuan), will rival Tesla’s Model Y in China. more… The post BYD launches sleek Song L electric SUV starting at $27K as Tesla Model Y rival appeared first on Electrek.

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1.8 Million Barrels of Oil a Day Avoided from Electric Vehicles

CleanTechnica EVs

We love covering electric vehicle sales and new electric vehicle models, but something we get to cover much less is. [continued] The post 1.8 Million Barrels of Oil a Day Avoided from Electric Vehicles appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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