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Tesla preparing for construction on Giga Nevada Semi factory

Teslarati

Tesla is preparing to start construction on its upcoming high-volume Semi factory in Nevada, as suggested by huge steel deliveries recently arriving to the site. In a post on Sunday, X user HinrichsZane shared drone footage from the site of the upcoming Semi factory, which is being built as part of an expansion to Tesla’s existing Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada.

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Massive electric forklifts get to work at the Port of Los Angeles

Electrek

The Port of Los Angeles is getting closer to reaching its goal of zero emission operations, deploying five electric top handlers each capable of grabbing 100,000 lb. shipping containers and stacking them up to six high.

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Apparent Tesla Model Y ‘Juniper’ refresh spotted under wraps

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What appeared to be a covered version of Tesla’s upcoming Model Y refresh, dubbed “Juniper” by media outlets, was spotted for the first time ahead of its official launch. On Sunday, Reddit user JackIJack spotted the apparent Tesla Model Y refresh outside of the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, California. As can be seen in the image, the Model Y features covers on the front and rear bumpers, though the front looks to have gotten a similar redesign to the recently refreshed Model

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Tesla Quarterly Sales Over The Years — 13 Charts

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla released its second quarter delivery data a few days ago, and Tesla stock went a bit wild afterward. Apparently, deliveries were higher than the market expected. They were still down year over year, but the Wall Street consensus was that they would be down much more than they actually. [continued] The post Tesla Quarterly Sales Over The Years — 13 Charts 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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Musk denies rumors that Tesla tapped new robotaxi head

Teslarati

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied recent rumors that the automaker is tapping one leader to head up the robotaxi team, after the claims circulated online over the past few days. After rumors began circulating online that Tesla had hired Uber founder Travis Kalanick to either advise or lead the company’s robotaxi team last week, Musk responded to one post on Sunday saying the rumor was false.

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EVs Take 19.8% Share In Germany — Triple Trouble Hits EV Transition

CleanTechnica EVs

June saw plugin EVs take 19.8% share in Germany, down YoY from 24.6%, as macroeconomic woes, stubbornly high entry EV prices, and incentive cancellation, all took their toll. Overall auto volume was 297,329 units, up by some 6% YoY, but still at least 10% below 2017–2019 seasonal norms (~330,000 units). [continued] The post EVs Take 19.8% Share In Germany — Triple Trouble Hits EV Transition appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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What the Heck is Going on with Ford Electric Car Demand & Forecasting?

CleanTechnica EVs

Hype about dropping electric vehicle sales, or dropping electric vehicle sales growth, began near the end of 2023. I recall that one of the first big names in the industry to bring it up was Jim Farley, CEO of Ford. And as a result, Ford said that it was adjusting. [continued] The post What the Heck is Going on with Ford Electric Car Demand & Forecasting?

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Tesla hires battery engineer for S Korea 

Teslarati

Tesla is hiring a Senior Battery Process Engineer in South Korea. The company recently started posting new jobs in South Korea. Tesla’s job description for Senior Battery Process Engineer states: “This position is mainly responsible for the rework and remanufacturing process of modules and battery packs in Remanufacturing workshop. We need to have a deep understanding of the battery pack manufacturing process and cooperate fully with relevant teams to help identify the fault modes of

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Electric Car Companies Push Back Against Restrictive Trade Policies

CleanTechnica EVs

The world of electric car manufacturing is expanding, as Chinese companies build new factories in more countries. The post Electric Car Companies Push Back Against Restrictive Trade Policies appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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New million-kilometre 50-year Geely battery headed for Australia in 2025 Galaxy E5

EV Central

Geely Auto has launched its next-generation lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery technology claiming it is designed to withstand driving one million kilometres over 50 years. And it could be in Australia soon because the first vehicle it will be fitted to is the new Geely Galaxy E5 SUV that is expected to be on-sale here as soon as 2025. Currently, most batteries have a useful life of between 10-15 years, with many used buyers put off by the prospect of buying a high-kilometre or aging EV over b

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

Brief

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New 2025 Tesla Model Y spotted for first time

The Driven EV News

World's best-selling car to be refreshed with the first sighting of the 2025 Tesla Model Y being tested. The post New 2025 Tesla Model Y spotted for first time appeared first on The Driven.

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Can EV Racing Be Thrilling? See NASCAR’s Latest Prototype In Action.

InsideEVs

Take a glimpse into the future of NASCAR with this high-performance electric racer developed jointly by Chevrolet, Ford, Toyota and ABB.

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Rivian has seemingly launched its first TV advertisement

Teslarati

Rivian has launched what appears to be its first television ad for the R1T and R1S, as spotted over the weekend by one viewer. Ahead of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix on Sunday morning, X user AdamUCF spotted the Rivian advertisement on TV, highlighting a handful of shots of the recently refreshed R1S SUV and R1T pickup. Other users in the thread noted that they had also seen the ad on YouTube TV, while some criticized the ad for being fairly simplistic, not showing much of the vehicles, and b

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Kia EV9 GT Spied With Different Bumper, Bright Green Brake Calipers

InsideEVs

The EV9 GT will be the most powerful variant of the model, promising “enormous power” from its two electric motors.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

Oil

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First Candela C-8 Polestar Edition Delivered – Redefining Electric Luxury on the Water

Electric Cars Report

Electric hydrofoil boat maker Candela has delivered the first produced Candela C-8 Polestar edition – a limited design edition of Candela’s C-8 in collaboration with electric performance car brand Polestar. Revealed publicly for the first time in 2023, this iconic vessel manifests the two Swedish brands collaboration in design and tech. Per a previous agreement, […] The post First Candela C-8 Polestar Edition Delivered – Redefining Electric Luxury on the Water appeared first on Elect

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Rechargeable Cars Are Gradually Taking Over China

InsideEVs

In May 2024, plug-in car registrations hit a record 47% market share.

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Rock Solid: New Battery Tech Promises Faster Charging, Longer Range for Electric Cars

Electric Cars Report

Electric cars are surging in popularity, but limitations with current battery technology are a hurdle. Enter a breakthrough from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU): solid-state batteries based on potassium and sodium silicates, a common and affordable minerals found in everyday rocks. These new batteries boast several advantages over traditional lithium-ion batteries: – Eco-Friendly: They […] The post Rock Solid: New Battery Tech Promises Faster Charging, Longer Range for Elec

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GM's U.S. Ultium EV Sales Exceeded 20,000 In Q2 2024

InsideEVs

New EVs attract customers from other brands.

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2024 NASCAR Cup Series Grant Park 165 – Alex Bowman Handles Rain, Snaps Winless Streak

The Truth About Cars

CHICAGO – Lightning might not strike twice, but rain certainly does. The second edition of the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series Grant Park 165 Chicago Street Race was hampered – and shortened – by rain once again. Unlike last year, though, when the rain started in the morning and never went away, this day dawned sunny. The weather was picture perfect until the early afternoon.

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Amazing Hyundai Ioniq 5 SEL Lease Is $30 Cheaper Than The SE Trim

InsideEVs

The Ioniq 5 also qualifies for 0% APR financing for up to 60 months.

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Focus on autonomous vehicles, EU expansion drive KPIT’s growth – ET Auto

Baua Electric

“Some industries like this will take 15 years to get anywhere, not two or three or four or five years,” Patil said. Amid the multiple disruptions facing the world, from supply ch ai ns to the advent of AI, KPIT Technologies has maintained its growth momentum benefiting from the strong bets it took in areas like electrification and autonomous vehicles and expansion in geographies like Europe at the right time, its MD and CEO Kishor Patil said.

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Turnkey EV Charging at VW Essendon: Comprehensive Infrastructure Upgrade

EVolution

EVUp's recent capital works project at VW Essendon is a shining example of a comprehensive EV charging solution. From planning and execution to load management and testing, every aspect has been handled with precision and care to ensure that the charging solution will meet the diverse needs of the dealership and provide a future-proof charging solution for years to come, setting a new standard for dealership EV charging infrastructure.

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China’s Shandong province plans USD 14 bn lithium battery industry by 2025 – ET Auto

Baua Electric

The plan includes expanding the category of consumer batteries, improving quality and performance, and strengthening research and development. China’s Shandong province plans to develop a 100 billion yuan (USD 13.8 billion) lithium battery industry by next year, a local government notice showed on Monday. Shandong, in China’s east, aims to build an industrial chain covering electrode materials, electrolytes, battery cells and assembly, the notice showed.

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The Energy Transition Requires a Holistic Approach

Cars That Think

Unless U.S. energy policy and industry practice is systemically shaped to intercept and exploit the exponential improvements in clean-energy technology and cost reductions now occurring, the United States could end up with the worst of all situations by 2040: a dystopian grid where energy costs are high and reliability is poor, decarbonization progress is stalled, and the economic gains that have been made over the last century are at risk.

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LG Energy Solution’s operating profit plunges 58% as EV sales slip – ET Auto

Baua Electric

LEGS sees the global EV markets in a stagnation phase, known as the “chasm,” which occurs before the widespread adoption of EVs. LG Energy Solution Ltd (LGES), South Korea’s leading battery maker , said on Monday its second-quarter operating profit plunged 58% from a year earlier due to slowing sales of electric vehicles. Operating profit for the three months ended in June is estimated to have plummeted to 195.3 billion won (USD 142 million) from 460.6 billion won in the same p

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XPeng confirms G9 SUV and X9 people-mover are coming to Australia to join G6 as Chinese EV brand makes local public debut

EV Central

Incoming Chinese electric brand XPeng has made its Australian public debut and confirmed its second and third model’s to launch locally will be the large G9 SUV and X9 people-mover. The G9 is expected here before the end of 2025 while the X9 is pencilled in for early 2026. They will follow the G6 Tesla Model Y fighter on to the Aussie market, with its deliveries scheduled to start by October.

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RIZON Truck introduces two new models, enhanced warranty package – Charged EVs

Baua Electric

California-headquartered RIZON Truck, a Daimler Truck brand, has expanded its Class 4 to 5 offerings with the debut of two new models, e18Mx and e18Lx. RIZON’s cabover trucks are designed for local goods movement, urban deliveries and refrigerated deliveries. They can be customized as box trucks and stake beds and feature a tight turning radius for city driving.

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“Low cost, high performance”: Bhavish Aggarwal calls his EV battery ‘Bharat Cell’ a gamechanger for India – ET Auto

Baua Electric

“Low cost, high performance”: Bhavish Aggarwal calls his EV battery ‘Bharat Cell’ a gamechanger for India New Delhi: Ola-founder Bhavish Aggarwal said that the company has developed a cutting-edge lithium cell battery named “ Bharat cell “, which is currently undergoing trials in an advanced stage and can be a gamechanger for the Indian electric mobility ecosystem once it is launched on a full scale. “This is the 5G of lithium cells, if I can say, it in

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2024 Hyundai Alcazar spotted ahead of launch with new paint shade. Check details

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 08 Jul 2024, 09:56 AM Hyundai Alcazar will share its underpinnigs and engines with the new Creta. The 2024 Hyundai Alcazar will feature a new red paint shade (@israilpiyala/YT) Hyundai Motor India is on a roll in the Indian car market. After the successful launch of the updated Hyundai Creta earlier this year, the company is now gearing up for the mid-cycle refresh of its three-row SUV, the Hyundai Alcazar.

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‘Baja creates industry ready engineers like no other competition’: NATRAX Director Manish Jaiswal | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

The SAE MINI -Baja student off-road competition is highly respected in the Indian automotive industry. For over 15 years, it has been a breeding ground for budding engineers who go on to design, develop, and manufacture cutting edge products for two-, four-, or more-wheeled vehicles. The annual competition takes place at the National Automotive Test Tracks (NATRAX) facility in Pithampur, Indore.

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Massive electric forklifts get to work at the Port of Los Angeles

Baua Electric

The Port of Los Angeles is getting closer to reaching its goal of zero emission operations, deploying five electric top handlers each capable of grabbing 100,000 lb. shipping containers and stacking them up to six high. Visibly similar to forklifts, top handlers grab containers from the top instead of lifting from the bottom. The use an overhead boom to load heavy shipping containers onto truck trailers and train cars, unloading them, and stacking them on terminals between pickups and deliveries

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‘ADAS will evolve into an affordable and indispensable component of vehicles’: Tata Technologies’ Sandeep Terwad | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Vehicles are becoming ‘edge devices’ of the IoT world, and the increasingly critical and differentiating role played by software is forcing OEMs to become software companies. Sandeep Terwad, Associate Vice President of Tata Technologies spoke about trends, challenges and the evolving landscape of connected vehicles. Edited excerpts. Can you take us through the evolving ADAS technologies and their impact on automotive safety and innovation?

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‘Specialised skills required for trobleshooting EV charging stations in short supply’: TeamLease’s Subburathinam P | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

As companies move towards electrification, bridging the skill gap will be critical to augment the industry’s growth. The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has estimated that the EV industry can create 1 crore direct jobs and five crore indirect jobs by 2030. Subburathinam P, Chief Strategy Officer, TeamLease, talks about adopting strategies that combine vocational education and apprenticeships, and the importance of reskilling and upskilling.

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Nissan announces end of the line for iconic R35 GT-R sports car

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 07 Jul 2024, 16:00 PM Nissan confirms that they will be phasing out the iconic R35 GT-R sports car by October this year after a 17 year long production run. The Japanese carmaker will send out two special editions to honour the legacy of the car as well as the people behind it. --> Nissan confirms that they will be phasing out the iconic R35 GT-R sports car by October this year after a 17 year long production run.

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