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The new Tesla Roadster will be able to fly: Elon Musk

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Tesla’s next-generation Roadster has been widely discussed since Tesla first teased the upcoming car a few years ago. In the latest update about the highly anticipated electric vehicle (EV), CEO Elon Musk notes that it will have aerial capabilities, though it’s not clear yet to what extent. After Musk teased SpaceX’s involvement in the upcoming Tesla vehicle a few months ago, some suggested that the new Roadster could be developed with aerial functionality.

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Electric Cars Reach 20% Penetration in the Australian Capital Territory

CleanTechnica EVs

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT), home of Canberra, the nation’s capital, has the highest rate of EV ownership per capita in the country. It is similar to that of California in the USA. At the end of 2023, over 20% of new cars registered in Canberra were EVs. The adoption. [continued] The post Electric Cars Reach 20% Penetration in the Australian Capital Territory appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla to rent out its Optimus humanoid robots ahead of sales

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Tesla has been developing its humanoid robot, dubbed Optimus, over the past few years, and the company has been sharing updates on the program every month or so. In a recent statement from Elon Musk, it was revealed that Tesla not only plans to sell Optimus and use the bot in its own factories, but the CEO also says the company plans to offer a rental option for the technology.

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Musk: Buying EV batteries from suppliers costs less vs. Tesla's own

Green Car Reports

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, in Thursday’s annual shareholder meeting, called himself “a helpful accelerant” to the company’s future, as shareholders approved a pay package for Musk valued at $46 billion based on current stock prices. Meanwhile, one aspect that was due to change the company’s trajectory, cut costs, and enable.

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

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Auto Trader names Tesla Model Y the 2024 ‘New Car of the Year’

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The Tesla Model Y has been named the “New Car of the Year” by one outlet, following the electric SUV becoming the world’s best-selling vehicle overall last year. Online auto sales website Auto Trader has called the Tesla Model Y the 2024 “New Car of the Year,” beating out the second- and third-place entries, the Kia EV6 and the Nissan Ariya, respectively.

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Elon Musk claims that Tesla’s always ‘coming next year’ Roadster can fly

Electrek

Elon Musk is again claiming that Tesla’s always “coming next year” Roadster will be able to fly. The prototype for.

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Tesla Cybertruck deliveries halted amid problem with giant windshield wiper

Electrek

Tesla has reportedly halted Cybertruck deliveries amid a problem with the motor of its giant windshield wiper. The Cybertruck is.

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Tesla’s LA diner and Supercharger nears nine months of construction

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Tesla’s unique Supercharger, diner, and, drive-in theater site is beginning to look like the finished product, as the company officially nears nine months of construction on the upcoming location. The Los Angeles Tesla Diner has been progressing at a fairly quick speed since the company first broke ground in September , with recent footage of the site starting to look more like the intended finished product.

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Electrification 101: How Fleets & Utilities Can Work Together to Unlock Electrified Transportation

CleanTechnica EVs

Fleets and utilities can become leaders in the emerging vehicle electrification space by working together to drive proactive grid investments. The Electrification 101 series explores the challenges and opportunities that a rapidly electrifying transportation sector presents for the power grid, offering solutions to support proactive grid planning for oncoming EV.

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Tesla confirms 3 upcoming "amazing" EVs, omits Roadster

Green Car Reports

Tesla is developing three new EVs, but appears to have nixed the second-generation Roadster. During the automaker's 2024 stockholder meeting, which was live-streamed on YouTube Thursday, CEO Elon Musk announced three upcoming "amazing" EVs and showed a slide with three vehicles under covers alongside the current Tesla lineup. However, the Roadster.

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

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SP600 Hypercar Now World’s Fastest Electric Hypercar (Video)

CleanTechnica EVs

Aspark and Manifattura Automobili Torino achieve historic milestone as production intent prototype SP600 Hypercar becomes World’s Fastest Electric Hypercar by hitting 438.7kph Thanks to a dedicated project run by Manifattura Automobili Torino, and with the technical support of Bridgestone, the Aspark SP600, driven by pro driver Marc Basseng, is now.

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Tesla to allow FSD transfers for ‘one more quarter,’ says Musk

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Tesla will soon begin offering Full Self-Driving (FSD) transfers once again, according to a statement made by CEO Elon Musk during the company’s recent shareholder meeting. During Tesla’s 2024 Annual Stockholder Meeting on Thursday, Musk was asked if Tesla would be making FSD transfers permanent. While Musk seemed unconvinced as he mulled over a response, an audience member shouted that Tesla should allow FSD transfers for “just one more quarter,” to which Musk agreed. &#

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Ford Revises Dealer Requirements To Sell Electric Cars

CleanTechnica EVs

Ford is still trying to figure out how fast the transition to electric cars is going to happen as it adjusts its relationship with dealers. The post Ford Revises Dealer Requirements To Sell Electric Cars appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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E-quipment highlight: Bobcat pitches electric telehandler concept

Electrek

Bobcat unveiled the all-new TL25.60e electric telehandler concept at Intermat last month, with a 2.5 ton rated capacity, three electric motors, and the promise of unmatched energy efficiency and performance that’s objectively superior to diesel.

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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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Honda & MC to Establish New EV Company, ALTNA Co., Ltd.

CleanTechnica EVs

TOKYO, Japan — Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) this week announced plans to establish a new 50/50 joint venture (JV) company, ALTNA Co., Ltd. (ALTNA), in July 2024. The new JV is based on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) the two companies signed in October 2023. [continued] The post Honda & MC to Establish New EV Company, ALTNA Co., Ltd. appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Hot Or Not: Tesla Cybertruck Wraps You Can't Look Away From

InsideEVs

These wraps run the gamut from subtle color shifts to in-your-face sensory overload.

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1st Slide for Tesla Shareholder Annual Meeting Adamant to Debunk, But Vague & Confusing

CleanTechnica EVs

Covering the 2024 Tesla shareholder annual meeting, I’ve discussed two extremes that could be the future of Tesla depending on how the company’s current “big bet” turns out, and I’ve discussed 10 highlights from the main presentation. However, the first page of the slidedeck after the cover was an interesting. [continued] The post 1st Slide for Tesla Shareholder Annual Meeting Adamant to Debunk, But Vague & Confusing appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Cybertruck Deliveries Reportedly Halted Due To Safety Issue

InsideEVs

Tesla employees have told buyers that the current hold is due to a faulty windshield wiper motor.

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10 Tesla Highlights from Shareholder Meeting

CleanTechnica EVs

Last night, I discussed two extremes that could be the future of Tesla depending on how the company’s current “big bet” turns out. It’s been no secret that Tesla’s #1 focus is now AI and robotics, and that’s now where it will either massively succeed or fail. However, there were. [continued] The post 10 Tesla Highlights from Shareholder Meeting appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Report: BYD Will Supply LFP Batteries For Tesla's Shanghai Megafactory

InsideEVs

BYD's FinDreams battery unit will supply lithium-ion cells for Tesla's made-in-China energy storage systems.

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Hyundai paid Rs 787.2 crore to GM for Talegaon plant; Expects to start operations in H2 of FY26 | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Hyundai Motor India paid Rs 787.2 crore to General Motors (GM) to acquire its Talegaon plant in Maharashtra, the company said in its draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) for the IPO. The South Korean car maker now expects to start production at the plant during the second of the financial year 2026. Hyundai India signed a commercial agreement in August last year to buy the plant from US carmaker GM, which exited India a couple of years back.

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2024 Suzuki Swift Hybrid review: Meet the cheapest electrified car now on-sale in Australia

EV Central

There is a worthy argument EV Central shouldn’t even be reviewing the 2024 Suzuki Swift Hybrid. For a start it’s not even a hybrid, it’s a mild hybrid. In other words it can’t actually run on electricity alone, only assist its petrol engine. You really can’t get any less electric than this and still claim to be electrified. The worthy counter-argument is it is electrified and as we have already covered separately here , its $24,490 drive-away price means it’s now the cheapest new vehicle sold in

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BMW 5 Series LWB unveiled in India, takes direct aim at Mercedes E-Class LWB

Baua Electric

The 5 Series is now the third sedan from the BMW India camp to come in a long wheelbase or LWB form factor, after the 3 Series and the 7 Series. The eighth-generation BMW 5 Series sedan debuted globally in May 2023 and now is ready to launch in India. The luxury sedan space is dominated by the popularity of the BMW 3 Series and while the model also comes in its Gran Limousine version which offers additional leg-space for passengers at the back, it is now time for the BMW 5 Series Long Wheelbase

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Flash Drives: MPG Drive Day

Clean Fleet Report

The Joy of Driving , Malibu Style The Motor Press Guild (MPG), the Southern California non-profit association for automotive journalists, annually brings together writers with automotive manufacturer representatives and their cars. The most recent of these events was held the first week of June at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, high in the Santa Monica Mountains, not far from where the television show MASH was filmed.

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This is the last Jaguar F-Type ever, pays tribute to E-Type

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 16 Jun 2024, 10:33 AM Jaguar F-Type sold 87,731 units globally during its 10-year production run. Jaguar F-Type sold 87,731 units globally during its 10-year production run. Jaguar F-Type is considered as one of the prettiest yet most underrated sports cars in the world. It was pretty clear that the British sportscar’s production was ending after the Tata Motors-owned car marque tolled out the 75 Special Edition in 2022.

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NRDC Report: Cleaner Cars Drive Benefits for Health & Wallets

CleanTechnica EVs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The clean car policies of the Biden administration will deliver unprecedented benefits to the American people, including billions of dollars of savings, more vehicle options and less pollution, a new report from NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) shows. The report, Cleaner Cars, Fatter Wallets, compiles new and existing data.

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Hyundai to launch Creta EV in Q4 FY25, mass market model in offing | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Hyundai Motor India plans to calibrate its EV strategy and plan its EV timeline in line with market demand in the country by launching appropriate models, according to the draft red herring prospectus filed by the company with the Securities Exchange Board of India for an IPO. The update comes at a time when the country’s electric car market has started witnessing a slowdown in growth, and EV volumes are falling month on month.

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Elon Musk claims that Tesla’s always ‘coming next year’ Roadster can fly

Baua Electric

Elon Musk is again claiming that Tesla’s always “coming next year” Roadster will be able to fly. The prototype for the next-generation Tesla Roadster was first unveiled in 2017, and it was supposed to come into production in 2020, but it has been delayed every year since then. It has become a sort of running joke, and there are doubts that it will ever come to market despite Tesla’s promise of dozens of free new Roadsters to Tesla owners who participated in its referral program years ago.

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Tesla confirms 3 upcoming “amazing” EVs, omits Roadster

Baua Electric

Tesla is developing three new EVs, but appears to have nixed the second-generation Roadster. During the automaker’s 2024 stockholder meeting, which was live-streamed on YouTube Thursday, CEO Elon Musk announced three upcoming “amazing” EVs and showed a slide with three vehicles under covers alongside the current Tesla lineup. However, the Roadster was absent.

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E-quipment highlight: Bobcat pitches electric telehandler concept

Baua Electric

Bobcat unveiled the all-new TL25.60e electric telehandler concept at Intermat last month, with a 2.5 ton rated capacity, three electric motors, and the promise of unmatched energy efficiency and performance that’s objectively superior to diesel. The Bobcat TL26.60e gets its energy efficient edge from its “actively cooled” li-ion batteries, which are designed to deliver consistent performance in any weather and help fleet operators maintain low running costs while maximizing efficiency and, as a

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Musk: Buying EV batteries from suppliers costs less vs. Tesla’s own

Baua Electric

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, in Thursday’s annual shareholder meeting, called himself “a helpful accelerant” to the company’s future, as shareholders approved a pay package for Musk valued at $46 billion based on current stock prices. Meanwhile, one aspect that was due to change the company’s trajectory, cut costs, and enable everything from a $25,000 Tesla EV in 2023 to mass-production of the Semi in 2021 hasn’t yet arrived in 2024: the dramatic cost reductions of Tesla’s 4680 cells.

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Hyundai leads the race on profit margins versus Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

In the profitability race, India’s second-largest passenger car maker Hyundai Motor India leads among the top three listed players in the country’s passenger vehicle market. Over the past few years, Hyundai India has consistently achieved a double-digit operating profit margin, surpassing those of India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki, and third largest car maker Tata Motors (passenger vehicle business).

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Mahindra group may join hands with global players for cell production in India: MD Anish Shah – ET Auto

Baua Electric

“We believe that the launch of our new electric vehicle models starting January 2025 would play a key role in this aspect.” Mahindra Group is looking for partnerships with global players for local production of battery cells in order to cater to expected increase in demand for electric vehicles in the future, according to a top company executive.

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Tesla Cybertruck deliveries halted amid problem with giant windshield wiper

Baua Electric

Tesla has reportedly halted Cybertruck deliveries amid a problem with the motor of its giant windshield wiper. The Cybertruck is equipped with the biggest wiper put on a consumer vehicle. It’s the result of Tesla’s design, which aimed to have a straight line from the front-end all the way to the apex of the roof – resulting in nowhere to hide wipers between the hood and the windshield.

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