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Here's how much range Tesla EVs lose in the first three years

Green Car Reports

In real-world driving range, a three-year-old Tesla Model 3 or Model Y will likely retain roughly 64% of its EPA rating, according to analysis from battery-data firm Recurrent. Recurrent cites battery health reports from used EVs, based on observations of cars already on the road. In 898,504 observations of 7,078 Model 3 sedans and 664,642.

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Landmark study finds electric fleets for underground mines cheaper and cleaner than diesel

The Driven EV News

Landmark study finds an underground mines are better off with an electric fleet, including trucks and loaders, drills and charge rigs, as well as 4WD utes, rather than diesel. The post Landmark study finds electric fleets for underground mines cheaper and cleaner than diesel appeared first on The Driven.

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2025 Honda Civic Hybrid nears 50 mpg with Civic Si pep

Green Car Reports

Honda has revealed a few more details about its upcoming Civic hybrid lineup ahead of its arrival in June as a sedan and later this summer in hatchback form. The company appears set to position the hybrid version of the Civic as both the most efficient one in the lineup as well as one of the sportiest and most powerful models among the mainstream.

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“Eclipsed our wildest dreams:” Trucking industry starts to embrace electric future

The Driven EV News

The Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia has held Australia's first zero emission trucking conference as the industry starts to get serious about the transition to new technologies. The post “Eclipsed our wildest dreams:” Trucking industry starts to embrace electric future appeared first on The Driven.

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

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Report: GM is mulling a Chevy Camaro EV

Green Car Reports

The last Chevrolet Camaro left the factory in late 2023, putting the vaunted muscle-car nameplate on hiatus. But General Motors president Mark Reuss wants to see the Camaro make a comeback as an EV, according to Motor Trend. GM would take a different approach than rival Ford, which has applied the Mustang name to the Mach-E electric crossover sold.

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Major pension fund tells Tesla investors: vote against Musk’s $55B pay package

Electrek

A large pension fund has addressed a letter to Tesla shareholders recommending that they vote against the reelection of Kimbal Musk and James Murdoch and against Elon Musk’s massive stock package, ahead of Tesla’s shareholder meeting on June 13.

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California exceeds 100% of energy demand with renewables over a record 30 days [Update]

Electrek

In a major clean energy benchmark, wind, solar, and hydro exceeded 100% of demand on California’s main grid for 69 of the past 75 days.

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PepsiCo shares photo of freshly delivered Tesla Semi truck units

Teslarati

PepsiCo recently shared an image showing its new Tesla Semi units. The vehicles will be operating from PepsiCo Beverages North America’s (PBNA) Fresno, California location, and they will be serving customers across the state. As noted by PepsiCo in a press release , it would be receiving 50 units of the Tesla Semi over the next several months. The deliveries of the new Tesla Semi units for PepsiCo’s fleet was initially mentioned by Tesla Semi program Senior Manager Dan Priestley at the ACT Expo

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How renewables could beat natural gas in US generating capacity within 3 years – in numbers

Electrek

US renewables’ electrical generating capacity could be close to – and may even surpass – natural gas within three years, according to FERC data.

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Tesla police fleet is saving taxpayers $80k per year on fuel costs: report

Teslarati

A fleet of Tesla police cars are proving themselves superior to their combustion-powered counterparts at the town of Bargersville, which is situated south of Indianapolis. As per Police Chief Todd Bertram, the Tesla police vehicles are saving the town a lot of money. The town’s fleet of 13 Tesla police cars is saving taxpayers around $80,000 per year in fuel cost savings, the police chief noted.

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

Brief

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Range Rover’s first electric SUV gets faster charging and more range with new battery tech

Electrek

After a first-of-its-kind collaboration, the Range Rover Electric will feature Fortescue’s advanced EV battery software. The battery tech, which will be first used on the Range Rover EV, is claimed to boost range with faster charging speeds.

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Tesla Semi exec shares key program and Nevada factory details

Teslarati

Tesla Senior Manager, Semi program Dan Priestley recently spoke at the ACT Expo event in Las Vegas, Nevada. During his talk, the executive highlighted several key tidbits about the Tesla Semi program, such as its current milestones and the company’s plans for the vehicle’s future. As could be seen in Priestley’s presentation, which was shared on YouTube in the Out of Spec Podcast channel, Tesla currently lists the Semi’s 300-mile Standard Range version with a tare weight of less than

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EVgo more than doubles its registered customers in just two years

Electrek

US public fast-charging network EVgo (Nasdaq: EVGO) has reached more than 1 million registered customer accounts, doubling its 500,000 account mark in October 2022.

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SpaceX gets FCC License to use V4 Starlink dish for vehicles

Teslarati

The United States Federal Communication Commission (FCC) approved SpaceX’s next-generation Starlink dish for moving vehicles. In September 2023, FCC approved SpaceX’s license to operate static Starlink dishes. The recent FCC approval permits SpaceX to operate new V4 and mini Starlink dishes on moving cars, ships, and planes. Starlink seeking regulatory clearance for international cellular service trials Starlink recently celebrated reaching 3 million customers in 99 countries across the globe.

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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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Ford asks dealers to pause EV investments with changes to its EV program coming

Electrek

With changes to its EV certification program coming soon, Ford is asking dealers to pause investments. Ford plans to update dealers on new changes amid a “rapidly changing EV market.

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Ford dealers to pause EV program as company mulls over changes

Teslarati

Ford has begun asking its dealerships to put a pause on making investments toward its electric vehicle (EV) certification program, until it’s able to discuss and make additional changes to the program at an upcoming meeting. The automaker’s dealership council will host a meeting about the EV certification program in June, as detailed in a Tuesday report from Automotive News.

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Tesla plans to ramp up Tesla Semi deliveries to PepsiCo

Electrek

Tesla is planning to ramp up Tesla Semi deliveries to PepsiCo, its main customer, ahead of the electric semi truck’s volume production.

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EDF: Strategic partnerships to drive low-carbon electricity generation in the UK

Innovation News Network

EDF in the UK details its plans for low-carbon electricity generation and discusses the partnerships helping them achieve this. The post EDF: Strategic partnerships to drive low-carbon electricity generation in the UK appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Hyundai shows off ‘bigger, better, faster’ EVs in new promo video

Electrek

Get ready to see more Hyundai EVs on your screen. In a new promo video, Hyundai showcases its lineup of “bigger, better, faster, smarter” electric vehicles, including the IONIQ 5, IONIQ 6, and Kona Electric. Check out the full video below.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk confirms supercomputer cluster location at Giga Texas

Teslarati

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shared a rather interesting detail about Giga Texas’ ongoing extension. As per Musk, a notable portion of the facility’s southend extension will be allotted for a “super dense” supercomputer cluster. Images and footage of the Giga Texas expansion were posted on X and YouTube by longtime drone operator Jef Roberts , who has been chronicling the progress and development of the facility since its earliest days.

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Gas guzzlers and big polluters: One in three cars fail real-world testing

The Driven EV News

One car consumes nearly one third more fuel than promised by its maker, while other popular utes emit exit limits for harmful nitrogen oxide. The post Gas guzzlers and big polluters: One in three cars fail real-world testing appeared first on The Driven.

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Genesis GV80 luxury electric SUV is coming to take on Tesla Model Y and Porsche Macan EV

Electrek

Genesis is set to launch a new luxury mid-size electric SUV, the GV80, that will compete against Tesla’s best-selling Model Y and the Porsche Macan EV. The new EV will roll out shortly after its larger GV90 electric SUV hits the market.

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Tesla Model 3 Performance gets official EPA estimate

Teslarati

The Tesla Model 3 Performance All-Wheel Drive (AWD) received an official EPA estimate of 303 miles in the United States. Tesla recently increased the price of the Model 3 Performance AWD by $1,000 from $53,990 to $54,990. The Tesla Model 3 Performance was initially released in April 2024 , starting at $52,990. The Performance qualifies for the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) federal tax credit of $7,500.

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A company in Japan is offering unlimited EV charging nationwide for under $20 a month

Electrek

As Japan looks to make all new passenger vehicle sales 100% electric by 2035, local companies are pulling demand levers to help expedite the process. One of those companies is ENECHANGE, which has just introduced a new unlimited flat-rate EV charging subscription that will be available to drivers throughout Japan.

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Hybrid Mania At An All-Time High

CleanTechnica EVs

Hybrid sales in the US were up more than 50% in 2023 as sales of battery electric cars took a downward turn. The post Hybrid Mania At An All-Time High appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Nissan to launch a new Rogue-like electric SUV, but production delays continue

Electrek

A new electric crossover SUV, similar to Nissan’s Rogue Sport, will roll out in the US. The Nissan Rogue-like electric SUV will be the company’s fifth EV to be built at its Canton, Miss plant. Meanwhile, Nissan is delaying EV production (again) after putting a $500 million investment on hold.

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It’s another Chinese Tesla Model Y crusher! Meet the 2024 fast-charging long-range Onvo L60

EV Central

Rising Chinese car-maker Nio has launched Onvo, the first of two new electrified brands it has created to battle mainstream car-makers such as Tesla and Volkswagen. And surprise, surprise, the first model is an SUV named the Onvo L60 designed to steal sales from the Tesla Model Y. Priced from just $45,500 in China, the Onvo L60 costs 12 per cent less than the Model Y.

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Volvo CE brings mobile charging to the construction job site

Electrek

Volvo CE and Penta revealed two new mobile charging solutions for North American construction fleets at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Las Vegas.

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Tesla Cybertruck exec debunks claims that Foundation Series is coming to an end

Teslarati

Tesla Cybertruck Vehicle Program Manager Siddhant Awasthi personally debunked recent rumors that the Foundation Series of the all-electric pickup truck was coming to an end. As per the Tesla executive, the company is still actively producing Foundation Series Cybertruck units. Rumors about the supposed end of the Cybertruck Foundation Series were shared by EV enthusiast Kevin Melnuk on social media platform X.

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One Dead and Dozens Injured After Severe Turbulence on Flight From London to Singapore

Baua Electric

At least one person died and dozens of others were injured after a plane encountered severe turbulence on a flight from London to Singapore, Singapore Airlines said on Tuesday. The plane, a Boeing 777-300ER, was diverted to Bangkok, the airline said in an announcement on social media , and landed at 3:45 p.m. local time on Tuesday. The airline in a statement said 18 people had been hospitalized and another 12 people were being treated.

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2025 Rivian R1S And R1T To Get LFP Battery And Heat Pump: Leaked Doc

InsideEVs

Rivian says the new standard battery pack will offer up to 405 miles of range in the city and 339 miles on the highway.

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Tesla to contact EU brokers so shareholders can vote in 2024 General Meeting

Teslarati

Elon Musk stated that Tesla will contact banks and brokers in Europe so European TSLA shareholders can vote in the upcoming 2024 Annual Shareholders Meeting. Tesla’s 2024 Annual Stockholders Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 2024, at 3:30 PM CT. Last weekend, Tesla supporter Alexandra Merz posted on X that some TSLA shareholders, representing 2,000,000 shares, could not vote on the General Meetings proposals through their proxies.

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EV Transition Targets Out Of Reach Without More Copper Mines — IEF Secretary General

CleanTechnica EVs

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Targets for 100 percent electric vehicle adoption by 2035 cannot be achieved without an unprecedented acceleration in copper mining, according to the Secretary General of the International Energy Forum Joseph McMonigle. Copper is the most essential mineral for societal development, but growing electrification needs globally cannot.

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We drove the 500hp electric Arc Sport and holy heck, this thing rips

Electrek

Arc has built the first models of its much-anticipated Arc Sport 500hp electric wake boat, and we got a chance to take it for a quick demo in Long Beach, CA and holy heck, this thing rips.