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Ford LFP battery pause, Porsche Cayenne PHEV, Nissan goes all-EV for Europe, UK: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Ford puts one of its cornerstone EV battery projects on hold. Porsche plug-in hybrid shoppers have lots of options. And Nissan accelerates EV plans in Europe—and Britain. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Ford on Monday afternoon officially pressed pause on the construction of its LFP EV battery plant in Michigan, which just earlier.

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Largest electric underground mining truck begins trial at Australian gold mine

The Driven EV News

Faster, cleaner: Largest electric mining truck, with swappable 354kWh batteries, is being trialled at an Australian gold mine. The post Largest electric underground mining truck begins trial at Australian gold mine appeared first on The Driven.

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Volkswagen cites slow demand amid EV production cuts at German plants

Electrek

Amid several reports that Volkswagen is cutting EV production at two German plants, the automaker revealed the reason – slowing demand. more… The post Volkswagen cites slow demand amid EV production cuts at German plants appeared first on Electrek.

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Off-grid EV fast charging stations start to take shape in outback Australia

The Driven EV News

Good progress is being made on DC charging networks in more remote Australia, away from the main grids and powered mostly with solar and batteries. The post Off-grid EV fast charging stations start to take shape in outback Australia 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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Ford electric vehicle owners are getting a charging experience upgrade

Electrek

Several Ford electric vehicle owners are beta-testing a new charging feature set to roll out to all new Ford EV models. Ford is introducing a software update to make the charging experience as easy as possible. more… The post Ford electric vehicle owners are getting a charging experience upgrade appeared first on Electrek.

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YORI: A Hybrid Approach to Robotic Cooking

Cars That Think

There seems to be two general approaches to cooking automation. There’s the “let’s make a robot that can operate in a human kitchen because everyone has a human kitchen,” which seems like a good idea, except that you then have to build your robot to function in human environments which is super hard. On the other end of the spectrum, there’s the “let’s make a dedicated automated system because automation is easier than robotics,” which seems like a good idea, except that you then have to be will

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BYD holds “world’s biggest test drive”, attracts hundreds of orders for Atto 3

The Driven EV News

BYD shares highlights from a massive Australian EV test-drive event with more than 1400 taking an Atto 3 for a spin, and hundreds making an order. The post BYD holds “world’s biggest test drive”, attracts hundreds of orders for Atto 3 appeared first on The Driven.

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Sharing is caring: How the Shared Responsibility Model puts data in a safe pair of hands

Innovation News Network

Learn more about how the Shared Responsibility Model can protect businesses and clients from harmful data breaches. The post Sharing is caring: How the Shared Responsibility Model puts data in a safe pair of hands appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Rivian (RIVN) and Fisker (FSR) stocks jump on optimistic EV delivery expectations

Electrek

The end of the third quarter is approaching as EV makers prepare for a crucial stretch into the end of the year. Several EV stocks, including Rivian (RIVN) and Fisker (FSR), are climbing Tuesday on optimistic delivery expectations. more… The post Rivian (RIVN) and Fisker (FSR) stocks jump on optimistic EV delivery expectations appeared first on Electrek.

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The Potential of Solar Cars In the World

CleanTechnica EVs

A new study, modeling the potential of solar-powered vehicles in the urban context in 100 cities across the world, shows that solar energy provides a range between 11 and 29 km per day, reducing charging needs by half.

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

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Hyundai and Kia slash electric vehicle prices amid intensifying EV price war in home market

Electrek

In an “EV Sale Fiesta,” Hyundai and Kia plan to cut prices on several electric vehicles amid an ongoing price war in Korea. The planned EV price cuts will run until the end of the year. more… The post Hyundai and Kia slash electric vehicle prices amid intensifying EV price war in home market appeared first on Electrek.

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Everrati Unveils Electric Land Rover Defender Superyacht ‘Shore Tender’

Electric Cars Report

Ahead of this year’s highly anticipated 2023 Monaco Yacht Show, Everrati has revealed a groundbreaking project in collaboration with superyacht designers Bannenberg & Rowell and superyacht specialists Edmiston, in the form of an electric vehicle Shore Tender by Everrati. Everrati, the leading technology company specialising in redefining and futureproofing automotive icons through the integration of […] The post Everrati Unveils Electric Land Rover Defender Superyacht ‘Shor

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Honda’s new electric sports car will debut next month, hinting at an NSX successor EV

Electrek

At the Japan Mobility Show next month, Honda will showcase several new products and tech, including a new electric sports car that will headline the booth. more… The post Honda’s new electric sports car will debut next month, hinting at an NSX successor EV appeared first on Electrek.

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Rolls-Royce hydrogen research project achieves world industry first

Innovation News Network

Rolls-Royce has announced a new world industry first at its hydrogen research project – a step toward enabling hydrogen as an aviation fuel. The post Rolls-Royce hydrogen research project achieves world industry first appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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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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Tesla expands Magic Dock Superchargers for non-Tesla electric cars in the US

Electrek

Tesla has made another rare expansion of its Magic Dock Superchargers for non-Tesla electric cars in North America. more… The post Tesla expands Magic Dock Superchargers for non-Tesla electric cars in the US appeared first on Electrek.

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UCOTD: 1965 Plymouth Barracuda

The Truth About Cars

In an apparent attempt to give you all used-car whiplash, we're going from a 1972 Opel GT that's show-worthy to a 1965 Plymouth Barracuda that is clearly a project car that needs restoration. The seller has started the process and has all the parts except for the front window. The floor plans have been replaced, and while it doesn't currently run, the engine is a 273 with a two-barrel carb.

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The Autopax Air Yetu Shows Us That Small EVs Have The Potential Increase Capacity of Vehicle Assembly Plants In Africa

CleanTechnica EVs

The Autopax Air EV Yetu is a fascinating car, and an interesting development for Kenya. That is because the Autopax Air EV Yetu actually a rebadged Wuling Air in collaboration SAIC-GM-Wuling. The Air Yetu EV will soon be assembled in Thika, near Nairobi.

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2024 Toyota GR Corolla Pricing Revealed, New Trim and Performance Parts

The Truth About Cars

Pricing for the 2024 Toyota GR Corolla has dropped. But that probably won’t matter much due to the fact that the model will undoubtedly be subjected to horrid dealer markups. Though that issue may be improving as Toyota ramps up production and adds a new trim that’s clearly targeting how most people were already configuring the rally inspired hatchback.

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Fisker to Ramp Deliveries to 300 Vehicles Per Day; Company Has Manufactured 5,000 Fisker Ocean SUVs

Electric Cars Report

Electric vehicle startup Fisker announced that it has built 5,000 Fisker Ocean SUVs and expects to ramp deliveries of the Ocean to 300 vehicle per day later this year. To date, Fisker has delivered over 900 customer vehicles in its European and US launch markets. Several hundred more are expected to be delivered this week. […] The post Fisker to Ramp Deliveries to 300 Vehicles Per Day; Company Has Manufactured 5,000 Fisker Ocean SUVs appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Mercedes-AMG Unveils New GLC Coupe

The Truth About Cars

Yes, we know – news of a crossover with ‘coupe-like’ styling isn’t likely to raise the pulse of many commenters, especially one painted approximately the same color as the pavement on which it is driven. The new GLC Coupe may be a stern German shown in a dour shade of paint, but its 671 horsepower and 752 lb-ft of torque make it anything but boring.

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Rich white people are overwhelmingly blocking wind farms

Electrek

The NIMBYs blocking the deployment of wind farms are overwhelmingly rich and white in the US and Canada, according to a new study. more… The post Rich white people are overwhelmingly blocking wind farms appeared first on Electrek.

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Honda Specialty Sports Concept to debut at Japan Mobility Show

Electric Cars Report

Japanese automaker Honda announced a comprehensive lineup for the next month’s Japan Mobility Show, including a potential electric successor of the NSX sports car. Called the Honda Specialty Sports Concept, the electric sports car concept will be focused on the “pleasure of driving” and the “joy of handling”. Honda says: “The concept model of an electric sports car […] The post Honda Specialty Sports Concept to debut at Japan Mobility Show appeared first on Electric Cars Report

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Tesla reportedly ramps up partnership with TSMC for Dojo supercomputer chip

Electrek

Tesla is reportedly ramping up its partnership with chip giant TSMC to produce the Dojo supercomputer chip.

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Fastned: More Money In, Less Money Out

CleanTechnica EVs

Positive Cash Flow for Fastned In the recent H1-2023 financial report from Fastned, there was one news item I had been waiting for. I knew it was coming, it was unavoidable, and it would be a huge line to cross.

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New Luxeed S7 EV Will Be "Superior" To Tesla Model S, Huawei Claims

InsideEVs

"It will be superior to Tesla's Model S in various aspects," the head of Huawei's car unit said, without providing details.

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The XEV YOYO Is The Real Electric Urban Runaround

CleanTechnica EVs

XEV is an Italian startup that has designed the real urban runaround. It is a lightweight electric two-seater. It is perfect for city driving at up to 50 km/h (31 mph). Accelerating to 60 km/h (37 mph) is possible, but not sporty.

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Maxwell Vehicles, Rossmönster offer a new era of van life with bespoke solar electric camper

Electrek

Ahead of its public display at the Adventure Van Expo in Oregon this weekend, EV specialist Maxwell Vehicles announced it has teamed up with premium van-builder Rossmönster to create a purpose-built electric camper that fans of this site are going to eat up. Complete with a solar roof, adequate range, and eventual access to Tesla’s Supercharger network, this electric camper van will be available to test out soon.

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Inflation Bites U.S. Engineering Salaries

Cars That Think

For the second year in a row, inflation outpaced growth in U.S. engineering salaries, according to the IEEE-USA 2023 Salary and Benefits Survey. That’s the first multiyear dip in real income since the 2000s. In current dollars, the median income of U.S. engineers and other tech professionals who were IEEE members grew 6 percent from US $160,097 in 2021 to $169,000 in 2022, excluding overtime pay, profit sharing, and other supplemental earnings, the just-released report indicated.

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Sleek-looking ‘world’s most sophisticated’ electric scooter unveiled, heads to production

Electrek

The full specs for the self-proclaimed “world’s most sophisticated” micromobility vehicle, the Bo M electric scooter, have been unveiled as the e-scooter heads to production. more… The post Sleek-looking ‘world’s most sophisticated’ electric scooter unveiled, heads to production appeared first on Electrek.

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Ford Pauses Construction Of $3.5 Billion Michigan LFP Battery Plant

InsideEVs

Ford said it is going to limit spending at the Marshall site until it is confident about its "ability to competitively run the plant.

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How Far Off Were My Projections For Small Rideable Electric Vehicles?

CleanTechnica EVs

Electric rideables are absurdly efficient at moving people and small loads through urban areas without causing congestion, without noise, without pollution and without greenhouse gas emissions.

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Honda now building these tiny electric cars for children’s hospitals

Electrek

Honda has partnered up with its local dealer associations to start production of the Honda Shogo, an electric ride-on vehicle that will transport young patients at children’s hospitals across the US. more… The post Honda now building these tiny electric cars for children’s hospitals appeared first on Electrek.

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Rimac Strikes Key Deals For Battery Production, US Distribution

CleanTechnica EVs

In some previous articles, I shared some really nice videos of the Rimac Nevera. The Rimac Nevera is an all-electric sports car designed and manufactured by the Croatian automotive manufacturer Rimac Automobili. It is a high-performance vehicle known for its incredible speed and power.

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Here’s how much money you’ll get with the Inflation Reduction Act

Electrek

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is a “free electric bank account with your name on it.” It’s packed with rebates and tax credits that will help Americans purchase everything from EVs to solar and electrical appliances to heat pumps. Check out this easy-to-use IRA savings calculator from Rewiring America that tells you what you get – and when. more… The post Here’s how much money you’ll get with the Inflation Reduction Act appeared first on Electrek.