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Mercedes electric G-wagen review, Chinese EV tariffs, BMW and Honda EV targets: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which EV charging network remains slated for growth, with nearly the entire team laid off? How will EV tires last longer while tapping into more renewable materials? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending May 17, 2024. In a first drive of Mercedes' electric G-wagen, we found it.

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Dirt Cheap Batteries Enable Megawatt-Scale Charging Without Big Grid Upgrades Right Away

CleanTechnica EVs

Battery prices have continued to plummet, frankly faster than even battery optimists such as myself dreamed of. We’re seeing commercial, scaled, price points that we didn’t expect to see until 2030 or later. That has big implications for electric trucking. In 2022, a kilowatthour of battery capacity cost US$159. In. [continued] The post Dirt Cheap Batteries Enable Megawatt-Scale Charging Without Big Grid Upgrades Right Away appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Megapack battery project proposed on Mount Sinai

Teslarati

A battery energy storage system (BESS) backed by Tesla Megapacks was proposed in Mount Sinai in Egypt this week, though some people from the local community have expressed opposition to the proposal. Earlier this month, New Leaf Energy proposed an 80 MWh battery project on Mount Sinai to the Mount Sinai Civic Association, featuring 24 Tesla Megapacks or enough to power 16,000 homes, as reported by TBR News Media over the weekend.

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Tesla builds its 3 millionth car in factory once run by Toyota

The Driven EV News

Tesla's Fremont factory, which delivered thousands of the early model electric cars to Australia, produces its 3 millionth EV. The post Tesla builds its 3 millionth car in factory once run by Toyota appeared first on The Driven.

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

emissions global warming Norway climate change carbon dioxide youtube lighting

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Tesla executives talk Model 3 Performance design in new video

Teslarati

Tesla has shared a new video advertisement for the recently launched Model 3 Performance, including a few words from two of the company’s top executives. In an ad shared on multiple platforms on Saturday, Tesla Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen and Vice President of Vehicle Engineering Lars Moravy talk about some of the design choices that went into the Model 3 Performance.

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GM Energy Has A Broad Vision Including Vehicles, Stationary Storage, Solar, & VPP

CleanTechnica EVs

I just attended a GM Energy presentation that showcased vehicle-to-home (V2H) and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) capabilities, and plans for energy management services. Despite concerns about battery degradation, the company’s comprehensive approach to energy solutions aims to improve grid resiliency and reduce power outages. GM Energy, a new business unit of General.

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Orange Charger Unveils Next-Generation Electric Vehicles Charger for Multifamily Properties

CleanTechnica EVs

Funding of $6.5 million underscores the urgent need for affordable electric vehicle (EV) charging in residential buildings SAN FRANCISCO — This week, Orange Charger, a pioneer in EV charging solutions, announces the launch of its latest model of EV chargers and software platform purpose-built for multifamily properties. Founded by former Tesla executives, [continued] The post Orange Charger Unveils Next-Generation Electric Vehicles Charger for Multifamily Properties appeared first on CleanTechni

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VinFast partners with Bosch to access 700,000 charging points across Europe

Electric Cars Report

Vietnamese EV maker VinFast announced a cooperation agreement with Bosch giving VinFast customers in Europe access to Bosch’s extensive network of 700,000 charging points in 30 European countries and providing them with the freedom and convenience to travel across Europe with confidence. Building on their two-year collaboration on charging services in North America, Bosch and […] The post VinFast partners with Bosch to access 700,000 charging points across Europe appeared first on El

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Autonomous Shuttles For Roland-Garros 2024: Renault Group To Launch An Ambitious Level 4 For Public Transportation

CleanTechnica EVs

Renault Group has chosen to approach the autonomous vehicle strategy in the years to come by separating expectations for individual vehicles from the needs of public transportation: For the individual vehicle: assistance rather than autonomy, with ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) at the top level of the market for even. [continued] The post Autonomous Shuttles For Roland-Garros 2024: Renault Group To Launch An Ambitious Level 4 For Public Transportation appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Hyundai Kona Electric Long Range 75 MMPH Efficiency And Range Test

InsideEVs

How does the new Kona Electric fair in efficiency with extended highway driving? And how does it compare to the Volvo EX30?

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

Brief

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Xpeng launches in Hong Kong ahead of Australian arrival, shows off flying car

The Driven EV News

Xpeng debuts in key right hand drive market with its G6 electric SUV priced above Tesla Model Y. And it shows off its flying car concept. The post Xpeng launches in Hong Kong ahead of Australian arrival, shows off flying car appeared first on The Driven.

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SpaceX’s Starlink officially goes online in Indonesia

Teslarati

SpaceX has officially launched its Starlink satellite internet in Indonesia, with Elon Musk visiting the country over the weekend to help debut the service. After it was reported last week that Musk would be making the trip to Indonesia to help debut the satellite internet , Starlink officially launched on Sunday, according to plan. The visit included a video presentation that showed how Starlink can help address health needs in the country using real-time data input enabled by high-speed intern

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MAHLE Battery Diagnostic Solution E-HEALTH Charge Successfully Launched in Europe — Fastest Static Battery Diagnosis

CleanTechnica EVs

Fastest static battery diagnosis currently available on the market The product consists of the E-CHARGE 20 battery charger and the E-HEALTH app The solution provides reliable information about the state of health and performance capability of the high-voltage battery The process functions regardless of vehicle make and model No prior. [continued] The post MAHLE Battery Diagnostic Solution E-HEALTH Charge Successfully Launched in Europe — Fastest Static Battery Diagnosis appeared first on CleanTe

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Comment on Onvo will contribute positively to Nio's 'P&L' when it reaches 20,000 monthly sales, William Li says by john smith

CN EV Post

Li said this in response to a question about Nio's sales expectations for Onvo's first model, and used English when referring to 'P&L'

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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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ABB E-mobility’s New A400 All-in-One Charger: From Chargers to Managed Assets

CleanTechnica EVs

The A400: • provides highest power density with the lowest footprint, • offers a seamless smartphone-level user experience to EV owners, • has been built to deliver best-in-class lifetime economics, and • delivers telecom-level asset-management via performance SLAs. Zurich, Switzerland — In today’s EV charging industry, lack of reliability, complex charging.

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Kia Global EV Retail Sales Surged In April 2024

InsideEVs

The company sold more than 17,000 EVs, which represent almost 7% of the brand's total volume.

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Bosch Ventures Amplifies Commitment to Cleantech With Two Battery Recycling Investments

CleanTechnica EVs

Revolutionizing Battery Recycling on both sides of the Atlantic. Aachen based cylib raised €55 million round, the largest investment round ever raised by a European battery recycling company. US based Li Industries raised $36 million round, led by Bosch Ventures Dr. Ingo Ramesohl, Managing Director of Bosch Ventures: “We are. [continued] The post Bosch Ventures Amplifies Commitment to Cleantech With Two Battery Recycling Investments appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Comment on Nio, Xpeng taking longer to pay supplier bills, report says by John

CN EV Post

Elon is not paying its bills and is having liens (70+) placed against Tesla/Space X. He is not paying contractors responsible for work on supercharges and the he’s also skirted payments to former Twitter EE’s… at least Nio is paying their bills.

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2024 Honda Business Briefing On Electrification Initiatives & Investment Strategy Summary (Doubling Investments)

CleanTechnica EVs

Approach to electrification targets: Honda has not changed its belief that EVs are the most effective solution in the area of small mobility products such as motorcycles and automobiles, and Honda’s electrification target to make EVs and FCEVs represent 100% of its global vehicle sales by 2040 remains unchanged. Honda. [continued] The post 2024 Honda Business Briefing On Electrification Initiatives & Investment Strategy Summary (Doubling Investments) appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Comment on Li Auto sees net income fall in Q1, guidance for Q2 misses expectations by Standa

CN EV Post

Li Auto guides for second-quarter vehicle deliveries to be in the range of 105,000 to 110,000, meaning it expects to deliver a total of 79,213 to 84,213 vehicles in May and June.

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Daimler Truck FUSO Launches All-New Canter, Enhanced Safety, Comfort & Variability for eCanter Model

CleanTechnica EVs

Comprehensive update of various safety features and comfort functions for the Canter 6.0 t, 7.5 t and 8.55 t Modern redesign of the Canter cab New features for more driving comfort for the eCanter Additional eCanter chassis layouts increase body versatility Florian Schulz, Head of Sales, Marketing and Customer Services. [continued] The post Daimler Truck FUSO Launches All-New Canter, Enhanced Safety, Comfort & Variability for eCanter Model appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Comment on Some employees at Li Auto Beijing plant reportedly taking extra break as Li Mega sales remain weak by nov22

CN EV Post

Li Mega should be discountinued. There is no alternative way for Li Auto to move forward on its BEV product line. However, CEO of Li Auto won't accept this outcome. His ego is too big for to his capability.

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Cylib Closes €55M Series A For Industrial Scaling

CleanTechnica EVs

The investment round is the largest ever raised by a European battery recycling company Leading automotive, industrial, climate and deep tech investors join forces for the first time to back next-generation battery recycling technology company cylib to support a resilient and sustainable battery infrastructure in Europe World Fund, Porsche Ventures, [continued] The post Cylib Closes €55M Series A For Industrial Scaling appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Rivian R1T Owner Reflects On His First Two Years With The Truck

InsideEVs

He also takes some time to compare the truck with his previous vehicle, a 2020 Tesla Model Y.

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Deloitte Details Roadmap to Achieving Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

CleanTechnica EVs

New report emphasizes the urgency of scaling, innovation, and sequencing change across five strategic verticals for energy transition Key takeaways Deloitte analysis shows that to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, changes should be accomplished with urgency. The journey to net zero needs to happen at roughly 4x the speed of other. [continued] The post Deloitte Details Roadmap to Achieving Net-Zero Emissions by 2050 appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Comment on Some employees at Li Auto Beijing plant reportedly taking extra break as Li Mega sales remain weak by nov22

CN EV Post

@Daniel Magen In reply to Daniel Magen. He is a good copycat marketer but he is not a good CEO. L7+8+9 were successful because his marketing skills, not because of innovation. In fact, Li Auto has no genuine technology or gadget of its own. Not packing of battery cell, not extended range engine, not suspension, not sensor, not chips, not software, not motor, and not electric control system, Li Auto does not make any of the critical parts in house.

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Honda unveils its updated EV strategy, will introduce the Honda 0 series, invest 10 trillion yen, and more

EV Specifications

Honda Motor has unveiled its updated strategy to achieve its electrification target to make EVs and FCEVs represent 100% of its global vehicle sales by 2040. Firstly, as of 2030, Honda will reduce the cost of the battery to be procured in North America by more than 20% compared to the current battery costs. Secondly, it will establish a competitive business structure to reduce the overall.

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Comment on Some employees at Li Auto Beijing plant reportedly taking extra break as Li Mega sales remain weak by Daniel Magen

CN EV Post

@nov22 In reply to nov22. He's an excellent CEO, but u right that his ego played a role with Mega failure. It's quite natural for this case (an extraordinary success with L7+8+9). He noticed it quite quickly, so i assume he will fix the problem by lowering production costs.

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Acura ZDX Type S Races to tackle Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Electric Cars Report

The all-electric 2024 Acura ZDX Type S will be the first all-electric pace car at the 102nd running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb brought to you by Gran Turismo on June 23. Driving the ZDX Type S pace car up the challenging 12.42-mile hill climb will be pro BMX athlete, car tuner and amateur […] The post Acura ZDX Type S Races to tackle Pikes Peak Hill Climb appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Comment on Who is head of Onvo? Nio president explains by LuxRes

CN EV Post

@John Hanna In reply to John Hanna. Agree, leadership seems to have a disconnect between forecasting sales and actual results.

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Parkopedia To Improve Public EV Charging Experience For BMW & MINI drivers

CleanTechnica EVs

Detailed Point of Interest (POI) data provided by Parkopedia now includes photos and ratings to assist EV drivers in assessing which charging locations are most suitable for their needs Parkopedia continues to increase market coverage for the service – adding data for Spain, Italy, Belgium and Luxembourg in addition to. [continued] The post Parkopedia To Improve Public EV Charging Experience For BMW & MINI drivers appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Government of Indonesia makes offer to Tesla for EV battery plant construction – ET Auto

Baua Electric

Indonesia’s govt has been trying for years to lure Tesla to build mfg plants related toEVs as the govt wants to develop its EV sector using the country’s rich nickel resources. Indonesia’s coordinating minister of investment said that Elon Musk will consider an offer to build an electric vehicle battery plant in the country, after the CEO of Tesla met with President Joko Widodo on Monday.

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2024 Kia EV6 goes big! New battery will extend range, but that’s just part of the update story for Tesal Model Y rival

EV Central

The upgraded 2024 Kia EV6 has been launched in Korea ahead of its debut in Australia in the fourth quarter of this year with the mid-life tweaks helping it launch a fresh assault on the best-selling Tesla Model Y. Instantly recognisable by its sleeker styling, the facelifted version of the multi-award winner comes with a set of ultra-slim C-shaped daytime running lights.

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Opinion: How to beat the heat when riding your bike | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Every year seems to get just a little worse and every year I wonder – is the heat getting harsher or is my body getting less tolerant as it ages? I suspect it’s a slightly depressing combination of both, but life must go on. Over the years, I have come up with a strategy to deal with riding in the heat and this is what I find works for me. I’d love to hear if you have any other suggestions.

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