What You Need to Know Before Purchasing an EV

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However, they do come with their own set of limitations that you should be aware of before making the purchase. In this post, we will go over some of the things you should keep in mind before purchasing an electric vehicle. The initial purchase price is higher for EVs.

New Zealand Post buys Hyundai XCIENT fuel cell truck

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NZ Post has purchased the first of Hyundai New Zealand’s five XCIENT hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric trucks.

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Tesla enables in-car purchases and subscriptions

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Tesla has started to enable in-car purchases and subscriptions in its latest software updates. Owners can buy a “Premium Connectivity” straight from their center console inside Tesla vehicles.

Merchants Fleet to buy 5,400 new BrightDrop EV410s

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The announcement underscores Merchants’ fleet electrification leadership position, as BrightDrop’s first and largest FMC customer, with the highest intent to buy electric vehicles to date.

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Starting this year, Moscow will only buy electric buses

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The city of Moscow, Russia is halting the purchase of diesel buses for its passenger transport fleet. Starting this year, by the decision of the Mayor of Moscow, we will not buy diesel buses, except for transportation in a special mode.

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BYD electric motor coaches selected for California purchasing contract; available to governmental entities outside CA

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BYD announced that its participation in a California-wide purchasing contract will also allow US transit agencies to leverage California’s purchase power to buy US-built zero-emission BYD battery-electric motor coaches, made by union employees in Lancaster, California.

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DHL purchases 33M liters of sustainable aviation fuel from Air France KLM Martinair Cargo

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DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has signed an agreement with Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) for the purchase of 33 million liters of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The three-year cooperation represents one of the most significant SAF purchases in the Freight Forwarding industry yet. When purchasing a DHL service, they can select the sustainable option.

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Things to know before buying an electric vehicle

Electric Vehicles India

Things to know before buying an electric vehicle. If you are someone who is planning to buy an electric vehicle, then this article is exactly for you and before you a new electric vehicle you must go through with this top and helping tips or guides.

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Moscow plans to buy 500 more electric buses in 2022

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This year the Government of Moscow plans to buy 500 additional electric buses. Most of them will be purchased with the funds from the green bonds. The funds received from the placement of green bonds were earlier used to purchase 400 electric buses.

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Hylane GmbH buys 18 Hyzon fuel-cell-electric trucks

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Hylane GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of DEVK Versicherung, one of Germany’s largest motor insurers, has purchased 18 fuel-cell-electric trucks from Hyzon Motors, with deliveries expected to begin in late 2022.

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Tips: Buying Your First Car

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Buying your first car is a big step and one that you want to put a lot of thought into. With that being said, there are definitely some considerations you’ll want to make when it comes to purchasing a car. Here are some tips for buying your first car.

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Lightning Systems electric shuttle buses now offered on CALACT purchasing contract

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Communities throughout California can now purchase all-electric shuttle buses and ADA-equipped vans from Lightning Systems on a new California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CALACT) cooperative purchasing contract. Vehicles eligible include the Ford Transit 350HD Passenger Van and Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus, both of which are offered by Lightning Systems, a Colorado-based developer and manufacturer of zero-emission, Buy America commercial electric vehicles.

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Tesla enables in-car upgrade purchases with new software update

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Tesla has enabled drivers and owners to purchase upgrades for their vehicles in their cars with the rollout of Software Update 2021.40.6. Many Tesla owners with the Smartphone App installed on their phones have complained of being charged for upgrades they did not purchase.

Austin’s Capital Metro to buy 26 Proterra electric buses, with option for 126 more

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Capital Metro in Austin, Texas has approved a plan to purchase 26 40-foot Proterra ZX5 Max electric transit buses, featuring a total of more than 17 megawatt hours of battery storage capacity.

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Boulder City NV purchased new Tesla police vehicles

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Boulder City, Nevada, purchased a new fleet of Tesla vehicles for its police department. The city announced the new purchase on its Facebook page , saying that although it’s a leader in energy production, it is now cutting down on fossil fuel consumption.

Walmart to buy 4,500 Canoo electric delivery vehicles; option for up to 10,000

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Walmart signed a definitive agreement with Canoo to purchase 4,500 all-electric delivery vehicles, beginning with the Lifestyle Delivery Vehicle (LDV), with the option to purchase up to 10,000 units.

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Tesla China: Top gov’t meeting confirms NEV purchase tax exemption extension

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Tesla China will likely see its momentum in the domestic EV market accelerate, thanks to the country’s NEV purchase tax exemption being renewed next year. The incentive applied to purchases involving battery electric cars like Teslas, plug-in hybrids, and fuel-cell vehicles. .

TransLink buys 15 electric Nova Bus LFSe+; Chicago CTA approves buying 600 diesel Nova Bus LFS

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Nova Bus also announced that the Chicago Transit Board approved the purchase of up to 600 new, 40-foot diesel LFS buses from Nova Bus.

Rising gas prices influence Tesla and electric car purchases: survey

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There are numerous factors to consider when one is looking to purchase an electric car. As the results of a March 2021 survey shows, rising gas prices are also an apparent factor for consumers when they are deciding to purchase an electric vehicle. .

Analysis finds annual running cost of EVs less than ICE; but with purchase price factored in, it flips

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However, these annual costs don’t take into account the purchase cost of the vehicle itself and are purely the ‘running’ costs annually. When the purchase cost of each type of vehicle is factored in, average gasoline vehicles are $1,454 per year cheaper to run. EVs cost an average of $9,406 per year (including the purchase price) to run compared to $7,952 annually for gas vehicles (including the purchase price).

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Harvard buys four Proterra electric buses

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Harvard University recently purchased four Proterra battery-electric buses and electric infrastructure. The new buses will replace four, similarly sized biodiesel-powered vehicles, representing more than 30% of Harvard’s fleet. Each Proterra battery-electric transit bus is 35 feet long (similar in size to the current buses), has a seating capacity of 29, and runs on a 450 kWh battery. The new 800-volt system architecture allows vehicles to accept high-power DC fast-charging.

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Clemson, SC purchases 10 Proterra electric buses

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Clemson Area Transit (CATbus) has purchased ten 40' Proterra Catalyst E2 buses and related charging infrastructure. CATbus purchased the Proterra Catalyst E2 buses in part with $3.9 The Low-No program provided $55 million in bus-buying grants to municipalities in 2016, of which Clemson’s grant was among the largest. The ten-bus purchase complements the six Proterra buses already servicing the City of Seneca, S.C.

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UMD collaborative study finds that fuel efficiency of one car in household may be cancelled out by next car purchase

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In a recent collaborative study led by the University of Maryland (UMD), researchers found that consumers tend to buy something less fuel efficient than they normally would for their second car after buying an eco-friendly vehicle. While this sounds like an all-too-logical conclusion, the study reports a 57% reduction in the benefits of driving the fuel efficient car for carbon emissions purely based on the purchase of the second vehicle.

You can now buy Elon Musk’s Burnt Hair perfume

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Disclosure, I purchased a bottle and plan to do a smell test and compare it with how my hair smells when I burn it with the flat iron. The post You can now buy Elon Musk’s Burnt Hair perfume appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Tips for purchasing a new EV amid a vehicle shortage

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If you are open to colors and options and want your EV sooner, a good dealership will keep your information and notify you when a unit is available for purchase. . Our sister site, PlugStar , lists all available vehicles for purchase or order in one place.

U.S. Congressmen buy Tesla stock in October despite market downturn

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Congressmen have been buying up Tesla stock consistently over the past three months despite current stock fluctuations. Foremost in buying Tesla stock over the past three months has been Congressman Ro Khanna of California, buying somewhere in the range of $65,000 to $150,000 in Tesla stock.

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J.D. Power: Majority of EV owners are intent on purchasing another one in the future

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Among the early adopters who own an EV, 82% say they “definitely will” consider purchasing another in the future, according to the inaugural J.D. However, satisfaction with the current ownership experience is a key influencer for whether owners will purchase the same brand of EV again. The study finds that 95% of EV owners whose overall ownership satisfaction exceeds 900 points say they will purchase another EV.

In a global tipping point, 52% of car buyers now want to purchase an EV – here’s why

Electrek

The number of consumers looking to buy electric vehicles has hit 52%, according to the latest EY Mobility Consumer Index (MCI). The post In a global tipping point, 52% of car buyers now want to purchase an EV – here’s why appeared first on Electrek.

Shottenkirk Automotive buys Honda, Nissan and Hyundai dealerships

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Shottenkirk purchased. The post Shottenkirk Automotive buys Honda, Nissan and Hyundai dealerships appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

Amazon buys 11 Boeing 767-300s for cargo network

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The purchases include seven aircraft from Delta and four aircraft from WestJet; the aircraft will join the Amazon network by 2022. The four aircraft purchased from WestJet in March are currently undergoing passenger-to-cargo conversion and will join Amazon Air’s network in 2021.

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Ford to make massive solar energy buy from DTE Power

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has dedicated to purchasing at the least $120 million of solar energy yearly from DTE Power Co., The post Ford to make massive solar energy buy from DTE Power appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. Ford Motor Co.

Southern California Edison to buy 261 MW of energy storage projects; largest grid-connected storage purchase in US

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Southern California Edison (SCE) announced the selected suppliers and projects for 261 MW of energy storage resources, representing the largest grid-connected energy storage purchase yet in the US, and more than five times greater than the utility’s minimum energy storage procurement authorization of 50 MW, per California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) ruling.

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Opinion: 4 Things You Should Think About Before Buying a Sports Car

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Remember, you are buying a car, not a deal. Whether you dream of owning a roadster or coupe, purchasing a sports car can leave a huge dent in your pocket. The post Opinion: 4 Things You Should Think About Before Buying a Sports Car first appeared on Clean Fleet Report.

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Tesla is suing my state so Louisianans can buy EVs

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He also told me that he learned the hard way that buying a Tesla in California was different from purchasing a car. The post Tesla is suing my state so Louisianans can buy EVs appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Nio buys 12% stake in lithium mining company

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The automaker is purchasing an approximate 12.16% stake in Greenwing Resources, an Australian-based lithium company. Additionally, Nio will receive a call option to buy between 20% and 40% of the issued capital of Andes Litio which holds the rights over the San Jorge Lithium Project.

Inflexion to buy Xtrac

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Inflexion will support the extension of Xtrac’s factory and purchase of additional world class machinery, accelerating the development of the next generation of high-end automotive transmission systems and advancing its capabilities in hybrid and electric vehicles. Inflexion Private Equity said that funds managed by Inflexion have agreed on the buyout of Xtrac Ltd, a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance transmissions for the motorsport and automotive industry.

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Tesla strikes $5 billion deal to purchase nickel products from Indonesia: report

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Recent reports suggest that Tesla had signed contracts worth about $5 billion to purchase nickel products from Indonesia. We are still in constant negotiation with Tesla … but they have started buying two excellent products from Indonesia,” Pandjaitan said.

Why Labor’s new tax cut on electric vehicles won’t help you buy one anytime soon

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Labor says its electric vehicle tax cuts ar e“good for motorists, good for climate action and good for fleet purchases”. The post Why Labor’s new tax cut on electric vehicles won’t help you buy one anytime soon appeared first on The Driven.

Amazon begins buying electric semis from Volvo Trucks

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Amazon has announced that it will purchase 20 electric semi-trucks from Volvo Trucks to be used in its German delivery network. ” Amazon did not clarify how many electric trucks they would buy in the future to continue their decarbonization efforts.

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Elon Musk’s 9.1% Twitter share purchase is being examined by FTC

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Elon Musk’s initial purchase of Twitter stock, which the Tesla CEO said started at the end of January and continued until the beginning of April, is now reportedly being examined by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Musk purchased a 9.1

Parks Automotive Group buys Acura, Audi and BMW dealerships

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12 purchased Duncan Acura. The post Parks Automotive Group buys Acura, Audi and BMW dealerships appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News. Rising Parks Automotive Group has entered a brand new market in Virginia with the acquisition of three luxurious dealerships.

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Saudi Arabia agrees to buy up to 100,000 Lucid EVs

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In a deal announced Monday, the Saudi Arabian government will purchase up to 100,000 Lucid electric cars over a 10-year period, with initial deliveries scheduled to start by the second quarter of 2023.

Global Clean Energy buys Bakersfield refinery for $40M, converting to produce renewable diesel

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through a subsidiary, has purchased Alon Bakersfield Properties, Inc., The total cash consideration paid to Delek US Holdings for the purchase was $40 million. Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Delek US Holdings, Inc. and the owner of the Alon Bakersfield Refinery.

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