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Nissan sees lots of crossover between Formula E, production EVs

Green Car Reports

Nissan plans to bring its e-4orce AWD tech into Formula E Formula E may in turn become a testbed for performance AWD Battery tech will stay divergent between production and racing Nissan’s Formula E race car is wearing the e-4orce badge for the first time this 2023/24 season. Yes, that’s the same badge you might find on a 2024 Nissan.

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How Good Is ChatGPT at Coding, Really?

Cars That Think

This article is part of our exclusive IEEE Journal Watch series in partnership with IEEE Xplore. Programmers have spent decades writing code for AI models, and now, in a full circle moment, AI is being used to write code. But how does an AI code generator compare to a human programmer? A study published in the June issue of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering evaluated the code produced by OpenAI’s ChatGPT in terms of functionality, complexity and security.

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Tesla Model S Has 430,000 Miles On One Battery

CleanTechnica EVs

One of the many false claims EV critics, trolls, and FUD-whackers make is that somehow EV batteries just magically and suddenly stop working after a while. Their falsely claimed “die-off distance” might be when the EV has about 50,000 or 70,000 miles. A second part to their false claim about. [continued] The post Tesla Model S Has 430,000 Miles On One Battery appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Electric NASCAR racer arrives at Chicago Street Race with 1300 hp (!)

Electrek

The first-ever electric NASCAR racer made its debut at the Chicago Street Race today wearing ABB livery and packing a tunable powertrain good for up to 1,000 kW (1340 hp) of peak power!

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

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EVs Take 28.2% Share In The UK — Tesla Still Leads

CleanTechnica EVs

June’s auto market saw plugin EVs take 28.2% share in the UK, up from 25.1% year on year. BEVs grew volume modestly, while PHEVs grew more strongly. Overall auto volume was 179,263 units, up 1% YoY and well below pre-2020 seasonal norms (~225,000). The UK’s leading battery-electric vehicle brand in. [continued] The post EVs Take 28.2% Share In The UK — Tesla Still Leads appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla FSD v12.4.3 is rolling out to some customers

Teslarati

Tesla has begun rolling out its latest point update for the Supervised Full Self-Driving (FSD) software, as spotted by several non-employee customers who received the new version this week. On Thursday, Teslascope suggested that Tesla would likely be rolling out v12.4.3 instead of v12.4.2, following recent delays to the earlier update. Rollout of the prior version was later paused, and it has since been confirmed that Tesla is commencing the rollout of v12.4.3.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk celebrates Independence Day at Giga Texas, shades Zuck

Teslarati

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made a name for himself for being a workaholic. He is also known to poke fun at people who he disagrees with. These two habits made its way to X during Independence Day, as Elon Musk shared a notable update from Giga Texas, before throwing some shade on a fellow CEO. Amidst the Independence Day celebrations a few days ago, Elon Musk posted a quick video update about Giga Texas’ upcoming supercomputer cluster.

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Tesla Patent Shows Clear Robotaxi Solutions

CleanTechnica EVs

Not that anyone needs it, but we’ve got more proof that Tesla is thinking seriously about robotaxi service and trying to prepare its table for that. Tesla has been awarded a patent for automatic cleaning — well, sanitizing — of enclosed spaces (i.e., vehicle interiors) shared by multiple people (i.e., [continued] The post Tesla Patent Shows Clear Robotaxi Solutions appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Liebherr says its big hydrogen wheel loader beats BEVs – are they right?

Electrek

Liebherr is pressing ahead with its efforts to phase out fossil fuels on its job sites, but they don’t think battery-electric is the best solution for the heaviest heavy equipment – and the company’s latest hydrogen-powered wheel loader seems like it’s struggling to prove that point.

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Tesla Cybertruck Overcooks Corner, Flips And Lands On Its Roof

InsideEVs

EVs are known to be very stable thanks to their low center of gravity, but you can still flip them, as this Cybertruck crash shows.

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

Brief

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In a first, a German offshore wind farm will use Chinese turbines

Electrek

A German offshore wind farm in the North Sea will use Chinese-made turbines for the first time (and they’re mighty).

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Tata Tiago & Citroen C3 EVs Are Now Available In Malawi!

CleanTechnica EVs

Sky Energy, a clean energy engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firm based in Blantyre, Malawi, has expanded its operations to include the importation and retailing of electric vehicles. The first batch of EVs are already available for consumers to buy in Malawi. The first two models are the Tata Tiago. [continued] The post Tata Tiago & Citroen C3 EVs Are Now Available In Malawi!

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GM to pay $145.8 million fee for excess emissions

Teslarati

General Motors (GM) has been ordered to pay a fee of $145.8 million by U.S. regulators, after a multi-year investigation found that the automaker’s vehicles from certain years had emitted roughly 10 percent more carbon dioxide than previously known. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Wednesday that GM agreed to relinquish 50 million metric tons of carbon allowances previously claimed, following the investigation which found that 2012 to 2018 model year vehicles emitted aroun

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EX30 Boosted Volvo Global EV Sales To Another Record In June 2024

InsideEVs

In Europe, two-thirds of the brand's sales are rechargeable cars.

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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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Trade groups urge U.S. to reinstate mining bureau: Reuters

Teslarati

A U.S. trade group is lobbying officials in Washington to reinstate a federal bureau overseeing mining, amidst an overall shift to electric vehicles (EVs) that requires metals for batteries. The lobbying campaign to reboot the dormant Bureau of Mines was reported by Reuters on Friday, set to urge the U.S. Congress to launch the federal agency to improve regulation and support for the production of crucial EV battery minerals.

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You Can’t Drive A Leaf For $19 In Colorado. But It Is Crazy Cheap.

InsideEVs

After taxes and dealer fees, monthly payments for a Nissan Leaf S come to a bit over $100 in Colorado.

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14 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G buses for the municipal services of Ulm and Neu-Ulm

Electric Cars Report

After a tough selection process made up of several competitors, 14 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G buses are slated for use in the cities of Ulm, which lies on the banks of the Danube, and Neu-Ulm. The first two electric articulated buses from Daimler Buses, which are emissions-free at the local level, were handed over on 1 […] The post 14 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G buses for the municipal services of Ulm and Neu-Ulm appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Chevrolet Equinox EV Underperforms In Early Charging Test

InsideEVs

One reviewer says the electric Equinox has an unusual charging curve.

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NASCAR unveils its first EV racecar prototype

Electric Cars Report

NASCAR and ABB, a global leader in electrification and automation, announced the ABB NASCAR Electrification Innovation Partnership and revealed a new EV prototype at the Chicago Street Race. ABB becomes the first Official Partner of NASCAR Impact, the sanctioning body’s platform driving NASCAR’s mission to strengthen its communities and contribute to a healthier planet, and […] The post NASCAR unveils its first EV racecar prototype appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Mahindra Thar Armada nears launch: New spy shot reveals fresh details

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 07 Jul 2024, 10:11 AM Mahindra is expected to launch the five-door version of its popular lifestyle SUV next month. It will take on the likes of Maruti Jimny and Force Gurkha. --> Mahindra is expected to launch the five-door version of its popular lifestyle SUV next month. It will take on the likes of Maruti Jimny and Force Gurk … Mahindra is expected to launch the five-door version of its popular lifestyle SUV next month.

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Hyundai and LGES Open Indonesia’s First EV Battery Plant

Electric Cars Report

In a major move for Indonesia’s electric vehicle industry, Hyundai and LG Energy Solution launched the country’s first battery cell production plant on Wednesday. The facility boasts an annual capacity of 10 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of battery cells. This plant is part of a larger commitment by Hyundai and LGES to invest up to $9.8 […] The post Hyundai and LGES Open Indonesia’s First EV Battery Plant appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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BYD poised to build $1 billion EV plant in Turkey amid rising trade tensions

Baua Electric

By: Bloomberg | Updated on: 07 Jul 2024, 08:12 AM Turkey is set to unveil an agreemeent with BYD Co. to build a one billion dollar plant that will improve the Chinese EV maker's access to the European bloc amid rising trade tensions --> Turkey is set to unveil an agreemeent with BYD Co. to build a one billion dollar plant that will improve the Chinese EV maker’s access to the European … Turkey is set to unveil an agreemeent with BYD Co. to build a one billion dollar plant that will i

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TTAC at the Races: 2024 NASCAR Cup Series Grant Park 165 Preview

The Truth About Cars

CHICAGO – NASCAR is back in Chicago. And we’re back at the track. Um, excuse me, that’s course. As in street course. While we will use the word “track” to describe it, it is definitely not a dedicated racetrack. Instead, NASCAR drivers are driving on the same streets that residents of Chicago use daily. Your author drives these same streets frequently.

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The secret sauce that is powering Bajaj Auto’s manufacturing prowess | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

At the heart of Japanese manufacturing — known for its precision, efficiency, and relentless pursuit of improvement — are techniques like Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), a transformative approach developed by Seiichi Nakajima in the mid-1900s. This methodology first took root at Nippondenso, a key supplier to Toyota. Today, these time-tested principles have transcended borders, finding fertile ground in India at Pune-headquartered Bajaj Auto’s plants.

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2024 Polestar 4 review: Electric SUV steps up performance to take on Tesla Model Y, Porsche Macan EV

EV Central

Things are about to get serious for Polestar with the imminent arrival of the Polestar 4. The mid-sized SUV is arguably the start of the main game for the fledgling EV brand. Fresh from a modest but solid start for the newcomer brand in the Australian car market, the Chinese-owned Swedish-based spin-off of Volvo is readying its most important model, the Polestar 4.

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Jeep eyes mainstream SUV market with new Renegade | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Stellantis, the world’s fourth-largest automaker, has cancelled the next-gen Jeep Compass, which was due to launch in the Indian market in 2026. The project, codenamed J4U, was under development for over a year. Sources say it failed to meet commercial viability for the Indian market, forcing Stellantis to cancel it. Instead, the company is looking at leveraging the Citroen Smart Car or Common Modular Platform (CMP) to develop a new B segment Jeep, in place of the more expensive STLA Small platf

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In a first, a German offshore wind farm will use Chinese turbines

Baua Electric

A German offshore wind farm in the North Sea will use Chinese-made turbines for the first time (and they’re mighty). Hamburg-based clean energy asset manager Luxcara signed a preferred turbine supplier agreement with China’s Mingyang Smart Energy for the offshore wind farm Waterkant. The reservation agreement is for 16 of the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbines with up to 18.5 megawatts (MW) of capacity each for installation in 2028.

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Actor Brad Pitt’s movie about Formula 1 will simply be called ‘F1’

Baua Electric

By: AP | Updated on: 06 Jul 2024, 22:03 PM Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton is a co-producer of the project, which collected footage at F1 circuits around the world this year and last. The upcoming movie on F1 is slated for release in June 2025 (AFP) Brad Pitt’s movie about Formula 1 coming to cinemas next year will simply be called “F1,” the racing series said Friday.

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Electric NASCAR racer arrives at Chicago Street Race with 1300 hp (!)

Baua Electric

The first-ever electric NASCAR racer made its debut at the Chicago Street Race today wearing ABB livery and packing a tunable powertrain good for up to 1,000 kW (1340 hp) of peak power! NASCAR is calling its sustainability efforts “NASCAR Impact,” and with the ( somewhat delayed ) launch of the all-electric prototype racer, ABB becomes Impact’s first Official Partner.

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Mahindra to begin production of XUV 3XO EV later this year | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Mahindra is expected to launch the all-electric XUV 3XO EV by the end of this year. Internally codenamed the S240, it will be positioned below the XUV400 EV and will go into series production by November this year, Autocar India can confirm. Late last year, we reported about the development of this new electric SUV based on the erstwhile XUV300 (now XUV 3XO).

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The Rise of the ‘Earlymoon’

Baua Electric

Many couples are no longer waiting until after their weddings to take a trip. The post The Rise of the ‘Earlymoon’ appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Hydrogen key to Tata Motors’ fuels of- the-future bet | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Tata Motors, a leading name in India’s commercial vehicle (CV) space, is taking a multi-pronged approach to navigate the evolving fuel landscape. The company is actively exploring a dozen alternative fuel options, including three hydrogen-based technologies, as it strives for net-zero emissions. In a recent investor presentation, Tata Motors outlined its strategy for a future beyond conventional diesel in the CV space.

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Russell takes ‘mega’ pole as Mercedes lockout British Grand Prix front row

Baua Electric

The two Britons were given a wild ovation by the crowd who saw a third Briton Lando Norris of McLaren take third to deliver the first one-two-three by British drivers at their home race. It was the first British triple top in qualifying at any race since the 1968 South African Grand Prix. Russell grabbed pole in one minute and 25.819 seconds to beat seven-time champion Hamilton by 0.171 seconds in the final minute as the track improved, the trio leaving series leader and three-time champion Max

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PPS Motors sells 40,000 Volkswagen vehicles in India | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

PPS Motors has achieved a milestone of selling 40,000 Volkswagen vehicles, becoming India’s first multi-state dealer to record this feat. PPS Motors has the largest network of touchpoints for Volkswagen in India with 33 touchpoints spread across in five states viz; Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal and Assam, noted a press release. Despite a slowdown in the auto industry post-pandemic, PPS Motors has expanded to 33 touch points becoming the largest network partner of Volkswagen

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