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The Netherlands just launched a mega 1.5 GW offshore wind farm

Electrek

The Netherlands’ Hollandse Kust Zuid 1.5 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind farm – the first subsidy-free wind farm in Europe – is now inaugurated. more… The post The Netherlands just launched a mega 1.5 GW offshore wind farm appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla’s ramp of the Model 3 Highland shows Giga Shanghai’s prominence

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Tesla’s ramp of the Model 3 Highland in China shows Giga Shanghai’s prominence and prowess in terms of automotive manufacturing. This is the fastest we have ever seen Tesla ramp up a “new” vehicle. While the Model 3 Highland featured new interior and exterior features and designs, it appears the Shanghai factory rose to the occasion when a new challenge came their way.

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Tesla Semi travels over 1,000 miles in a single day

Electrek

A Tesla Semi electric truck traveled over 1,000 miles in a single day in a real-world test for a new independent study. more… The post Tesla Semi travels over 1,000 miles in a single day appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla breaks ground on its craziest Supercharger yet: a drive-in and diner

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Tesla has broken ground on its craziest Supercharger yet: a drive-in movie theater and diner that features two movie screens, food, and EV chargers, giving what is the automaker’s most well-rounded Supercharger to date. In late August, we reported that Tesla had finally won approval for the project, which is slated to be built in Hollywood. After years of speculation and plans, Tesla finally gained approval following Teslarati’s coverage of the permit approval , which was posted by

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

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US solar is booming – here’s the newly released data

Electrek

US solar is growing at a breakneck speed, and it hit several big milestones in July, according to newly released government data. more… The post US solar is booming – here’s the newly released data appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Cybertruck to be auctioned off at 29th Petersen Gala on Oct 7

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An attendee of the 29th Petersen Gala on October 7, 2023, will be going home with a very unique vehicle — a 2024 Tesla Cybertruck. The Petersen Automotive Museum will be holding its annual gala on October 7 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is high-end, with a seat costing $1,750 per person and a table costing $17,500. A Premier Table is also available for $30,000.

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50 New Electric Buses Will Soon Be Operating In Edinburgh, Scotland

CleanTechnica EVs

Lothian, a public transit provider in Edinburgh, Scotland, and the Lothians, has ordered 50 new electric Volvo BZL buses for its fleet. The double-deck buses will begin operating in 2024. They cost over £24 million and have zero direct emissions, so using them will help improve air quality.

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The hidden costs of using an electric bike

Electrek

Whether you love them or hate them , electric bikes are becoming increasingly popular on streets and trails around the US. First embraced across Asia and storming their way across Europe for the last decade, e-bikes are now exploding in popularity in North America. But while you’ll see plenty of people espousing the supposed advantages of electric bikes, it’s important to keep in mind some of the hidden costs of owning and using these two-wheeled electric vehicles. more… The post The hidden cost

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Tesla delivery estimates for Q3 adjusted by Wedbush, added to Q4

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Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) delivery estimates were adjusted for the third quarter by Wedbush analyst Dan Ives, who moved the units into his fourth-quarter forecast. Tesla is expected to release delivery and production figures for 2023’s third quarter sometime early next week, and as the automaker continues to prepare for the launch of the Cybertruck in the United States, Q3 will host the four vehicles of the company’s lineup.

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A new wind farm in Kansas trailblazes with light-mitigating technology

Electrek

Danish renewables giant Ørsted just brought a 200-megawatt (MW) wind farm online in Kansas, and it’s the first in the state to feature light-mitigating technology. more… The post A new wind farm in Kansas trailblazes with light-mitigating technology appeared first on Electrek.

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

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Tesla Model 3 is eBay Motors’ fastest-selling used car in UK

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The Tesla Model 3 was the fastest-selling used car in September, averaging just 17 days on dealer lots, as per eBay Motors. Following the Model 3 was the Audi e-Tron, which averaged 20 days, and the Ford Mustang, which averaged 21 days. The average number of days it took to sell a used car was listed at 35 days, which is lower than the 38 days from a year ago.

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Hyundai/Kia seen taking photos at Tesla supercharger: NACS support imminent?

Electrek

Hyundai, Kia and Genesis vehicles were spotted doing a photoshoot while “charging” at a Supercharger today, leading to speculation about whether the brands may be ready to announce a joint move to Tesla’s NACS charging connector. more… The post Hyundai/Kia seen taking photos at Tesla supercharger: NACS support imminent? appeared first on Electrek.

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BYD Cars Aren’t In The US Yet, But Its Electric Trucks & Buses Have Been Serving Americans for Years

CleanTechnica EVs

Over the course of the last three months, BYD Motors has added nearly 20 buses and several trucks to various fleets across the US. The delivery of these new battery-electric heavy-duty vehicles, and partnerships between BYD | RIDE with public transportation providers, continually help cities to decarbonize.

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Tesla quietly held ‘Installer Day’ amid move to rely more on third-party installers

Electrek

Tesla quietly held an “Installer Day” amid a move to rely more on third-party installers for its energy business. more… The post Tesla quietly held ‘Installer Day’ amid move to rely more on third-party installers appeared first on Electrek.

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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 Reveals More Details, Delivery Timing For Prologue EV

CleanTechnica EVs

Over the last year, we’ve written a number of articles about Honda’s upcoming Prologue EV. Honda was woefully behind on EVs, to the point where I wrote an article calling the company “boneheaded.

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Volkswagen to launch new electric SUV and Golf EV at main German plant

Electrek

The Volkswagen brand is preparing its network for the future of electric mobility. Volkswagen announced Friday it will produce a new electric SUV at its main plant in Germany. Meanwhile, an electric version of its iconic Golf will follow on the new SSP platform. more… The post Volkswagen to launch new electric SUV and Golf EV at main German plant appeared first on Electrek.

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EVgo Starts To See Results From Reliability Improvement Program

CleanTechnica EVs

At the beginning of the year, EVgo announced that it was going to step up on charging reliability. As most EV drivers know, non-Tesla charging can be pretty hit and miss right now.

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Rivian R1T transformed into an Apocalypse-ready 850 HP off-road beast

Electrek

Championed as the Apocalypse Nirvana, this Rivian R1T has been converted into an all-electric off-road beast. With 850 HP and a complete Kevlar paint job, the Nirvana looks ready to tackle any terrain. more… The post Rivian R1T transformed into an Apocalypse-ready 850 HP off-road beast appeared first on Electrek.

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How Did Gogoro Go From Stealth Startup To Global Battery-Swapping Leader in Just Over A Decade?

CleanTechnica EVs

Emergence Strategy in Action: Gogoro Seizes Opportunity in the Transition to Sustainable Mobility How did Gogoro go from stealth startup to being the largest worldwide provider of light EV battery swapping — all in a little over a decade?

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Marco’s Pizza to begin testing autonomous delivery EVs with Magna [Video]

Electrek

North American restaurant chain Marco’s Pizza has announced a new agreement with Magna International to test out a number of last mile delivery methods. One of the methods includes fully-autonomous pizza delivery EVs seen in the video below. more… The post Marco’s Pizza to begin testing autonomous delivery EVs with Magna [Video] appeared first on Electrek.

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Jeep Avenger Orders Reach 40,000 Units in Europe

Electric Cars Report

The all-electric Jeep Avenger is driving the Jeep brand’s growing presence in the highly-competitive B-SUV segment in the European market. The European Car of the Year 2023 has now received over 40,000 customer orders since its launch at the Paris Auto Show last year. Fueled by Avenger sales in the period between January and August of […] The post Jeep Avenger Orders Reach 40,000 Units in Europe appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Fisker (FSR) stock on the rise despite plans to raise funds, diluting investors

Electrek

California-based EV startup Fisker’s (FSR) stock is trending higher Friday despite announcing plans to raise funds by offering $170 million in convertible notes. more… The post Fisker (FSR) stock on the rise despite plans to raise funds, diluting investors appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla IR-compiled Q3 2023 delivery consensus listed at 455k deliveries

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Tesla’s Investor Relations team has shared a compiled analyst consensus for the company’s Q3 2023 vehicle deliveries. As per the EV maker, the current consensus for Tesla’s third quarter numbers is at 455,000 vehicles. The numbers were shared on X by Wall Street veteran and Tesla bull Gary Black , who currently has a 445,000-vehicle delivery estimate for the electric car maker.

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UAW Announces Another Strike Expansion

The Truth About Cars

The United Auto Workers (UAW) has decided to broaden its strike on Friday. This week’s targets include Ford’s Chicago Assembly Plant, responsible for the Explorer and Lincoln Aviator, and General Motors’ Lansing Delta Township Assembly, responsible for the Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave.& Stellantis managed to dodge the bullet this time around, with union leadership citing progress made in contract negotiations.

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Northvolt To Build 60 GWh Battery Gigafactory In Canada

Electric Cars Report

Northvolt, a Swedish EV battery developer and manufacturer, will establish a fully integrated lithium-ion battery gigafactory, just outside of Montreal, in the Canadian province of Quebec. The factory, named Northvolt Six, will host 60 GWh of annual cell manufacturing capacity, with adjacent facilities for cathode active material production and battery recycling, enabling fully circular production […] The post Northvolt To Build 60 GWh Battery Gigafactory In Canada appeared first on Electr

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Electrify America Opens Easy Trips To The Grand Canyon For CCS EVs

CleanTechnica EVs

Yesterday, Electrify America announced the opening of a station near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. With the latest hardware, the stations should provide a reliable charge for up to six cars at speeds of up to 350 kilowatts.

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Honda and Acura EVs Will Have Access to Largest EV Charging Networks in North America

Electric Cars Report

American Honda has reached agreements with EVgo and Electrify America, plus roaming network partners, giving Honda and Acura EV customers access to more of the largest charging networks in North America. These latest agreements are in addition to the recent announcement that Honda will adopt the NACS charging standard with Honda and Acura EVs gaining access to […] The post Honda and Acura EVs Will Have Access to Largest EV Charging Networks in North America appeared first on Electric Cars

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Geely Supplies Battery-Electric Vehicles Plus Green Methanol For The Asian Games

CleanTechnica EVs

The Asian Games started earlier this week, on the 23rd of September in Hangzhou. These large events bring together thousands of people from several countries and it takes a massive logistical exercise to move people around and keep things flowing nicely.

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Podcast: Tesla Cybertruck launch?, Tesla delivery expectations, Kia EV9 price $$$, and more

Electrek

On the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. In this week’s episode, we discuss the imminent Tesla Cybertruck launch, Tesla delivery expectations, Kia EV9 price US price, and more. This week’s podcast sponsored by Tescamp, Cooler and mattress for your Model Y more… The post Podcast: Tesla Cybertruck launch?

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Tesla Outsold Its Next 19 Competitors Combined In US In H1 2023

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It wasn't even a contest as Tesla sold 325,291 EVs while the next 19 rivals totaled 214,542 EV sales.

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Long Live the Wienermobile: Oscar Mayer Ditching Frankmobile Name

The Truth About Cars

Change is inevitable and can be a great thing for business growth. Even so, making significant changes without considering their impact can break more than it fixes, which is how Oscar Mayer ended up where it is today. The iconic wiener brand recently – as in, just four months ago – announced that it was changing the name of its most recognizable marketing tool but is now rolling that decision back.& Back in May, Oscar Mayer announced that the Wienermobile name, which it had used since the m

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UK Government announces new 2035 mandate for zero emission vehicles

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Learn about the UK Government's new mandate for zero emission vehicles that details new production guidelines for manufacturers. The post UK Government announces new 2035 mandate for zero emission vehicles appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Stuff We Use: Isn’t That Just Just Glovely

The Truth About Cars

On our never-ending quest to improve this place by listening to feedback from the B&B, we are taking a new tack with these product posts, choosing instead to focus on items we use and have purchased with our own meager income. After all, if we’re giving you the truth about cars, we ought to give you the truth about car accessories. & One of the great common threads that helps hold this place together is the fact that both our writers and readers tend to work on their own cars.

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Solar cell material can assist electronics and self-driving cars

Innovation News Network

Researchers have realised that a solar cell material can be used as a light sensor in electronics and self-driving cars. Read more here. The post Solar cell material can assist electronics and self-driving cars appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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