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Tesla FSD seems to take another step toward China launch

Teslarati

Tesla appears to be taking another step toward the launch of Full Self-Driving (FSD) in China, with some wording appearing in employee vehicles in the country following a recent update. After Tesla gained tentative approval for FSD in China late last month, the company has also continued to test the system in the country. However, following the recent Spring Update, one source has confirmed that the words “Employee FSD Beta Program: Registered” appeared on one employee’s vehicle in China.

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I just swapped a Tesla Model 3 for a Model Y and Elon Musk’s brutal layoffs ruined the experience

Electrek

I turned in a 2021 Tesla Model 3 and leased a 2024 Model Y, and I learned firsthand how badly Tesla’s layoffs have affected morale and customer service.

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Study finds only 2.5% of EV batteries have been replaced to date

Teslarati

A recent study from Recurrent has revealed that overall, electric vehicle battery replacements are rare. And if high-profile recalls such as GM’s issues with the Chevy Bolt EV are taken out of the equation, only 2.5% of electric vehicle battery packs in 2011 to 2024 model year EVs have been replaced thus far. Electric vehicle critics typically point to battery replacements as a reason why EVs are a subpar alternative to combustion-powered cars.

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GM, Pilot, & EVgo Made The Best EV Charging Station I’ve Visited Yet

CleanTechnica EVs

Numbers can only take you so far. It’s easy to compare numbers and specifications in a table, crunch them in a spreadsheet, and tell people that you know about something. But, in the real world, there’s a difference between knowledge and wisdom. Facts and figures can give you some knowledge, [continued] The post GM, Pilot, & EVgo Made The Best EV Charging Station I’ve Visited Yet appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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

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SpaceX announces next Starship test flight date

Teslarati

SpaceX is targeting June 5th for the fourth flight test of its massive Starship rocket, pending approval from the Federal Aviation Administration. The company completed a full wet dress rehearsal last week before destacking Starship from the Super Heavy booster to complete final preparations ahead of launch. The fourth flight test of Starship could launch as soon as June 5, pending regulatory approval [link] pic.twitter.com/2tv2s1yJ5F — SpaceX (@SpaceX) May 24, 2024 SpaceX then stacked the two r

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BHP and Rio Tinto to fast track battery electric haul truck trials in Pilbara

The Driven EV News

Rio Tinto and BHP announce plans to collaborate and fast track the testing of large battery electric haul trucks. The post BHP and Rio Tinto to fast track battery electric haul truck trials in Pilbara appeared first on The Driven.

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90 Ultra-Fast Solar-Powered Chargers for Italy

CleanTechnica EVs

Atlante’s ultra-fast charging stations, designed by Bertone Design, equipped with solar panels and energy storage systems, will soon arrive on Italian highways to serve electric mobility Milan, Italy — Atlante, the company of NHOA Group dedicated to electric vehicles fast and ultra-fast charging network, has won the first tender in. [continued] The post 90 Ultra-Fast Solar-Powered Chargers for Italy appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla drivers have the cleanest cars in the UK: survey

Teslarati

A rather interesting survey of drivers in the UK has revealed an equally interesting result. As it turns out, Tesla drivers in the UK are the cleanest car owners in the country. The survey, which involved 1,000 motorists in the UK, was conducted in March 2024 by UK-based end-of-life scrap vehicle comparison service Scrap Car Comparison. The firm noted that it conducted a survey asking motorists over the age of 18 how frequently they clean the exterior and interior of their cars.

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Electric car game-changer: Nissan to start rolling out solid-state battery EVs from 2028

EV Central

Nissan says it is on track to launch its first production electric car powered by its pioneering solid-state batteries in 2028 following real-world trials in 2026. Nissan said it first began experimenting with the ground-breaking battery technology back in 2018 and says it has already shown off its new state-of-the-art production facility where the batteries will begin being made as soon as this year.

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Tesla says a sustainable economy will save 16 billion tonnes of fossil fuels a year

The Driven EV News

Tesla's 2023 impact report reveals improvements on self-driving safety as well as stunning figures on how much mining could be avoided with a full transition to clean technology. The post Tesla says a sustainable economy will save 16 billion tonnes of fossil fuels a year appeared first on The Driven.

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

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Geely Becomes A Top 10 Automaker Globally

CleanTechnica EVs

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, which also includes Volvo Cars, has become the 10th best selling automaker in the world. That’s noteworthy in part because more than a third of its sales are now plugin vehicle sales, and the company could be a 100% plugin vehicle company by 2030 or so. [continued] The post Geely Becomes A Top 10 Automaker Globally appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Australia’s toughest hybrid? Full details of most rugged all-wheel-drive Jeep Avenger 4xe hybrid released

EV Central

Jeep has released full details of its most rugged and capable Jeep Avenger ever, which introduces a new petrol-electric hybrid powertrain and all-wheel drive. Set to launch in Europe in Q4 of 2024, ahead of deliveries starting in 2025, the Jeep Avenger 4xe combines a 100kW 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine with a six-speed dual-clutch transmission and two 21kW electric motors that spin-up the rear wheels, providing all-wheel drive.

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IONITY Lowers Charging Prices in 12 European Countries

CleanTechnica EVs

High Power Charging (HPC) available from 0.26 EUR per kilowatt hour (kWh) New IONITY PASSPORT MOTION and IONITY PASSPORT POWER tariffs are designed to cater flexibly to individual charging needs, especially during the upcoming travel season Competitive charging prices and growing IONITY network with up to 350 kW accelerate sustainable. [continued] The post IONITY Lowers Charging Prices in 12 European Countries appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The 2024 Lucid Air Has Up To 516 Miles Of Range, Outstanding Efficiency

InsideEVs

The Lucid is still the EV range king, thanks to class-leading efficiency and a big battery.

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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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Rio Tinto & BHP Collaborate On Battery-Electric Haul Truck Trials In The Pilbara

CleanTechnica EVs

PERTH, Australia — In an industry first, Rio Tinto and BHP will collaborate on the testing of large battery-electric haul truck technology in the Pilbara, Western Australia, to accelerate the potential for its future deployment. The two companies will work with manufacturers Caterpillar and Komatsu to conduct independent trials of. [continued] The post Rio Tinto & BHP Collaborate On Battery-Electric Haul Truck Trials In The Pilbara appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Comment on China EV insurance registrations for week ending May 26: Nio 5,400, Tesla 13,100, BYD 55,000, Xiaomi 2,700 by GustavoMan627

CN EV Post

Great to see NIO deliveries growing. I don't understand Xpeng, they have such a good cars, G9 ( probably the best in its class), G6.with excellent reviews.P7 and P5, I do understand seems the design is quite.

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Another 149 pole-mounted EV chargers to be installed across Australia’s biggest city

The Driven EV News

Another 149 pole mounted EV chargers to be installed across certain suburbs in Sydney. The post Another 149 pole-mounted EV chargers to be installed across Australia’s biggest city appeared first on The Driven.

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The State of Bargain EV Towing in Mid-2024

CleanTechnica EVs

When it come to towing, everyone talks about trucks. This makes sense, because trucks are built to tow serious loads. So, most people wanting to haul big things around go get a truck. A truck also has a big open area in the back that you can load many things. [continued] The post The State of Bargain EV Towing in Mid-2024 appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Kia Is Recalling Some 2022 Niro EVs Because They Might Catch Fire

InsideEVs

The automaker is advising owners not to charge the affected EVs in a garage or other covered structures until the recall is done.

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Tesla Model S Plaid races $600k Lamborghini Revuelto

Teslarati

The Tesla Model S Plaid has slain numerous supercars since it entered the market in 2021. And while the Model S Plaid has been beaten at its own game by more expensive all-electric vehicles like the Rimac Nevera and the Lucid Air Sapphire, Tesla’s all-electric flagship sedan is still arguably a class of its own, at least in its current price range.

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Save $1,098 on the EGO Power+ Z6 riding mower with extra batteries, Aventon’s pink Level.2 e-bike, VEVOR EV charger, more

Electrek

Memorial Day is here, which means all the amazing deals we’ve covered over the last one to two weeks will be ending soon. Kicking off this week’s Green Deals (and leading the end of our Memorial Day sales coverage) is the EGO Power+ 56V 42-inch Z6 Zero-Turn Riding Mower with four 10.0Ah batteries and an extra two 5.0Ah batteries for $4,999. It is joined by the Himalayan Pink Aventon Level.2 Commuter Step-Through e-bike at $1,499 , as well as the VEVOR 40A Level 2 Portable EV Charger for $128.

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New Tesla Autopilot team jobs get posted

Teslarati

New Tesla Autopilot team jobs were recently posted after the company started mass layoffs. Tesla listed a little less than 20 Autopilot team jobs on its career page recently, hinting that its bout of mass layoffs might be nearing its end. All the new Tesla Autopilot jobs are located in Palo Alto, California. Tesla self-driving development gets huge compliment from NVIDIA CEO Based on the job titles, most of the new Autopilot team members will work on Tesla’s Full Self-Driving software.

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Data On Battery Swapping For Heavy And Light Vehicles Is Nuanced

CleanTechnica EVs

A few days ago I published a reaction to a set of reactions to an article on the plummeting cost of batteries and how they enable megawatt scale charging. What were the reactions about? Battery swapping, which many people seem to think is the bees knees and should be everywhere. [continued] The post Data On Battery Swapping For Heavy And Light Vehicles Is Nuanced appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Cybertruck Owner Goes To ER After Being Sliced During Delivery

InsideEVs

During his walk-around inspection, a new Cybertruck owner suffered a deep cut from the truck's side panel.

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Comment on China EV insurance registrations for week ending May 26: Nio 5,400, Tesla 13,100, BYD 55,000, Xiaomi 2,700 by john smith

CN EV Post

During the May 1-26 period, insurance registrations for Nio vehicles were 15,400, Tesla 43,900, BYD 209,900 and Xiaomi 6,700.

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Next Generation Nissan Leaf Reportedly To Go On Sale In March 2025

InsideEVs

Nissan's Sunderland UK plant has undergone $2.5 billion in upgrades to support the Leaf and other future EV production.

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Hyundai expands EV investment to parts and chips

Teslarati

Hyundai Mobis expanded its electric vehicle (EV) investments to auto parts and chips. Hyundai Mobis is Hyundai Motor Group and South Korea’s leading auto parts maker. Mitchell Yun, from Mobis Ventures Silicon Valley, announced that Hyundai Mobis would expand EV investments in auto parts this year. Yun clarified that Hyundai Mobis’ EV parts investments would make up 70% of the company’s total investments this year.

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The U.S. Now Has Over 183,000 Public EV Chargers

InsideEVs

That’s almost double compared to three years ago.

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LG Energy Solution receives $2.8 million grant from Michigan state

Teslarati

LG Energy Solution received a $2.8 million infrastructure grant from the state of Michigan. The grant will fund the company’s expansion plans for its Michigan facility. LG Energy Solution Michigan’s expansion plans include road improvements, which the $2.8 million stated grant will fund. The company is contributing 20%, or precisely $714,610, to the project’s overall cost.

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Geely Is The First Chinese Automaker To Crack The Top 10 Global Auto Sales Chart

InsideEVs

The Geely Group passed the Mercedes-Benz Group and BMW in Q1 2024.

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The battle over Elon Musk’s Tesla comp package heats up

Electrek

The battle over Elon Musk’s compensation package is heating up as a big advisory firm is recommending shareholders vote against it, and Musk fans are resorting to scare tactics.

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Comment on Nio reaches 200,000th ES6 delivery milestone by Reza

CN EV Post

By the end of April, cumulative deliveries of the ES6 stood at 195,562 vehicles, contributing 39.5 percent of Nio deliveries.

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Ford Pro Launches Home EV Charging Solution For Businesses

Electric Cars Report

Ford Pro is simplifying electrification for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe with a new all-in-one home EV charging solution for its growing line-up of electric vans. The offering is the latest service to join the company’s digital and physical platform of vehicles, charging, software, servicing and finance designed to help businesses reduce their […] The post Ford Pro Launches Home EV Charging Solution For Businesses appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Rivian R1T Ownership Review After 2 Years And 40,000 Miles

InsideEVs

A Rivian owner shares his thoughts on the electric truck and offers tips for future buyers.

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