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Largest rollout of public kerbside EV chargers in Australia unveiled in NSW

The Driven EV News

NSW unveils what it says is the largest rollout of kerbside EV chargers in Australia, a day after announcing home battery rebates. The post Largest rollout of public kerbside EV chargers in Australia unveiled in NSW appeared first on The Driven.

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Kia EV3 debut, Silverado EV review, Bolt EV settlement, ID.7 delay: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which electric SUV was teased as quicker than the Tesla Model Y Performance? How much real-world range do Teslas lose over the first three years? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending May 24, 2024. In a first drive of the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST, we found this big.

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How to EMP-Proof a Building

Cars That Think

This year, the sun will reach solar maximum , a period of peak magnetic activity that occurs approximately once every 11 years. That means more sunspots and more frequent intense solar storms. Here on Earth, these result in beautiful auroral activity, but also geomagnetic storms and the threat of electromagnetic pulses (EMPs), which can bring widespread damage to electronic equipment and communications systems.

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Is The Chevy Equinox The Affordable EV We’ve Been Waiting For?

CleanTechnica EVs

The Chevy Equinox EV presentation that I recently attended in Michigan emphasized the value of GM’s new crossover. In this piece, I compare the Chevy Equinox EV to its leading competitors. Chevy’s Presentation GM executives made the point that the reason they were coming out with the Equinox EV, Blazer. [continued] The post Is The Chevy Equinox The Affordable EV We’ve Been Waiting For?

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

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The Boring Company has given rides to 2 million passengers

Teslarati

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company has reached a milestone of giving rides to two million passengers in its first Las Vegas loop, just a little over a year after it surpassed one million. The Boring Company announced the news on X on Friday after it surpassed one million passengers in its underground loop in Las Vegas, Nevada, last March. The company is currently operating rides in its Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) loop, the first of the company’s underground ride-hailing network.

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Will Australia dare follow Paris and support bikes and electric trucks instead of fossil SUVs?

The Driven EV News

The Australian admits that growing SUV sales threaten to undermine progress on EVs. It hints at following Paris and other parts of Europe in encouraging bikes and electric trucks. The post Will Australia dare follow Paris and support bikes and electric trucks instead of fossil SUVs? appeared first on The Driven.

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Mercedes Benz slashes prices on its EQE electric SUV by up to $23,000

The Driven EV News

Another brand significantly cuts prices on its premium electric SUVs and EV prices continue to remain in spotlight. The post Mercedes Benz slashes prices on its EQE electric SUV by up to $23,000 appeared first on The Driven.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 N Is Quicker Than ICE SUVs, Even A Lamborghini Urus

InsideEVs

Yes, that’s right: a Hyundai can outaccelerate one of the quickest SUVs in the world powered by a twin-turbo V8.

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Tesla claims record uptime of 99.97 per cent for Supercharger network

The Driven EV News

Tesla doubles down on improving charger reliability with uptime now reaching record levels. The post Tesla claims record uptime of 99.97 per cent for Supercharger network appeared first on The Driven.

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Everything you need to know about owning a Tesla: From tech to charging, haggling to hardware

EV Central

Tesla only sells two models in Australia, but the brand is a top 10 seller that’s tempting more Aussies into electric cars. But what’s it like to step from a Toyota/Mazda/Hyundai/BMW/Mercedes-Benz into the car that’s been likened to a computer on wheels? Having owned three Teslas and driven dozens more I’ve got experience living with the brand that has changed the automotive world.

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

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The Invanti Tornado is the Swiss Army knife of e-bikes [Video]

Electrek

Want your electric bike to have utility as well as comfort and style? Then, the Invanti Tornado, with its impressive array of optional accessories, could be your ideal ride.

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NHTSA adds incidents to preliminary probe into Waymo

Teslarati

The top U.S. safety regulator has widened its preliminary investigation into the self-driving software from Waymo, after the agency initially reported opening a probe into the company earlier this month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sent a letter to Waymo on Thursday notifying the company of additional incidents relating to the probe opened into the Alphabet-owned company’s fifth-generation automated driving system (ADS).

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Comment on Nio plans to continue European expansion despite EU tariff uncertainties by Reza

CN EV Post

It takes time! Nio is building a sound foundation and EU expansion is a good move. US market is a mess with all political decisions! Middle East and South America markets could be a winner too.

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UAW files petition to hold a new election at Mercedes plant

Teslarati

The United Automotive Workers (UAW) has filed a petition to hold a new election at a Mercedes-Benz factory in Alabama, after the company’s workers voted against joining the union last week. In a union election held at the Mercedes factory in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, held last week , 56 percent of workers voted against UAW membership, though the union accused the automaker of union-busting tactics and signage encouraging employees to vote no.

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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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New York startup launches 500kW “charging trees”, says it will grow network bigger than Tesla

The Driven EV News

An innovated New York startup company has developed a space-saving EV charger that unlocks up to 500kW speed charging in street-side and tight underground parking applications. The company, which has received funding from Google, says its network will be bigger than Tesla's. The post New York startup launches 500kW “charging trees”, says it will grow network bigger than Tesla appeared first on The Driven.

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Daimler Truck North America Provides Second Life to EV Batteries

Electric Cars Report

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) is committed to reducing the company’s overall carbon footprint by integrating a comprehensive circular economy approach across its operations. This strategy emphasizes repairing, remanufacturing, repurposing and recycling lithium-ion battery materials used in all DTNA electric vehicles. With goals to maximize battery lifespans and reduce material waste, the circular economy approach […] The post Daimler Truck North America Provides Second Life to EV Batt

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Jaguar F-Pace to say goodbye with two new special editions

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 26 May 2024, 08:23 AM Jaguar is working on the F-Pace 90th Anniversary Edition and SVR 575 Edition, which will mark the end of the ICE-powered luxury SUV. Jaguar is working on the F-Pace 90th Anniversary Edition and SVR 575 Edition, which will mark the end of the ICE-powered luxury SUV. Tata Motors Group-owned Jaguar is all set to phase out its first-ever SUV F-Pace.

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This Amazing Ford F-150 Lightning Lease Deal Can Get You Up To $15,250 Off

InsideEVs

This is the best F-150 Lightning deal we've seen to date.

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Ola patents removable battery, could be used on future e-scooter | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

After uncovering design patents for new electric bikes, we have discovered a design patent for a removable electric battery from Ola Electric. This battery seems to be patented for use on an electric vehicle, but it won’t be restricted to just two-wheelers, as Ola is working on electric rickshaws too. Ola removable battery patented: what could it power?

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Biden’s 100% China EV Tariff Fails History 101

CleanTechnica EVs

Perhaps Biden has forgotten the last time America’s land yachts, marketed to the most affluent, became impossibly expensive symbols of conspicuous consumption. It was the same year he entered Congress after all, 52 years ago. But America and its car companies have faced an almost exactly the same situation as. [continued] The post Biden’s 100% China EV Tariff Fails History 101 appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Lumax Cornaglia makes strategic U-turn: plastic tanks to drive over 50% of revenue by 2026 | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Lumax Cornaglia, a joint venture between auto component giant Lumax Auto Technologies and Italy’s Cornaglia Group, is undergoing a strategic shift. While the initial focus was on metal-based exhaust systems, the company now expects plastic tanks, a lightweighting product, to contribute over 50% of its revenue within the next two years. Vikas Marwah, the CEO of Lumax Auto Technologies, said, “We never thought we would be discussing the manufacturing of plastic tanks when the joint ve

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NATRAX organises conference on Global Presence of Indian Testing Agencies- Way Forward | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

The conference held at Pithampur saw participation from VECV, Hero MotoCorp, ATS, JK Tyre, Greaves Electric Mobility and Bosch among others. National Automotive Test Tracks (NATRAX) organised a one day conference on the “Global Presence of Indian Test Agencies – Way Forward”, on 27 April, 2024. The conference held at Pithampur saw participation from VECV, Hero MotoCorp, ATS, JK Tyre, Greaves Electric Mobility and Bosch among others, alongside senior personnel from SIAM, ACMA,

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Webinar Day 1 | Vehicle Lightweighting Conference | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

As the automotive landscape undergoes a radical transformation to meet tightening emissions and safety standards, lightweighting has emerged as a key engineering methodology to slash vehicle weight. On May 23 and 24, Autocar Professional hosted its annual event – Vehicle Lightweighting Conference – bringing together industry CXOs to drive conversations around this important subject that is key to achieve sustainability, and enhance safety in vehicles.

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Webinar Day 2 | Vehicle Lightweighting Conference | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

The virtual event brought together industry CXOs to drive conversations around lightweighting and the advanced materials, and production technology to achieve sustainability, and enhance safety in vehicles. With tightening emission norms and a sharper focus on vehicle safety, the global automotive industry is cutting the kilos and shaving grams off in its continuing quest to innovate and produce more efficient vehicles.

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5 Mount Everest Climbers Are Dead and 3 Missing This Summit Season

Baua Electric

High above the clouds on Earth’s highest peak, climbers are making the arduous trek up Mount Everest. The narrow window of the spring summit season, which usually lasts from April to May, is the best time to climb. The weather is clearer and less windy but that is no guarantee of safety: At least five people have died and three others have gone missing since the beginning of this climbing season, officials said.

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BMW Concept Skytop showcases a gorgeous two-seater 8 Series with a Targa top

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 25 May 2024, 16:38 PM The BMW Concept Skytop is inspired by the German automaker’s cars of the past including the Z8 and 503, while borrowing its underpinnings and engine from the M8 Competition. --> The BMW Concept Skytop is inspired by the German automaker’s cars of the past including the Z8 and 503, while borrowing its underpinnings and engine f … The BMW Concept Skytop is inspired by the German automaker’s cars of the past including the Z8 and 503,

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Kia EV3 debut, Silverado EV review, Bolt EV settlement, ID.7 delay: The Week in Reverse

Baua Electric

Which electric SUV was teased as quicker than the Tesla Model Y Performance? How much real-world range do Teslas lose over the first three years? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending May 24, 2024. In a first drive of the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST , we found this big electric pickup to be just average in real-world efficiency, and its 1,500-pound payload capacity is modest versus other full-sizers; but given its huge battery pack i

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The Invanti Tornado is the Swiss Army knife of e-bikes [Video]

Baua Electric

Want your electric bike to have utility as well as comfort and style? Then, the Invanti Tornado, with its impressive array of optional accessories, could be your ideal ride. Invanti is developing multi-functional e-bikes to reinvent the e-bike industry. It will launch an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign on May 22 for its first product, the versatile Tornado e-bike series.

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JK Tyre inaugurated its 12th brand shop for commercial vehicles in Maharashtra | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

JK Tyre & Industries inaugurated its 12th brand shop for commercial vehicles in Maharashtra, operated by ARM Logistic Solutions. Spread over 4,500 square feet and located on State Highway 48 (Panvel-Kanyakumari), the facility features a wide range of standard and smart tyres for commercial vehicles, advanced wheel servicing equipment, qualified technical advisors, and an experience zone showcasing the attributes of JK Tyre’s exclusive stores, the press release noted.

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Verkor gets over 1.3 bn euros in financing for Dunkirk EV battery gigafactory – ET Auto

Baua Electric

The gigafactory will have an initial production capacity of 16 GWh/year and create about 1,200 direct jobs and 3,000 indirect jobs within two years, Verkor says. French battery start-up Verkor said on Friday it had secured more than 1.3 billion euros (USD 1.41 billion) in green financing for its first battery gigafactory in Dunkirk , finalising its funding.

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ZF Commercial Vehicle, IIT Madras join hands to build global mobility digital infrastructure – ET Auto

Baua Electric

The BM3S is a first-of-its-kind global digital infrastructure platform for sustainable and intelligent transportation. New Delhi: ZF Commercial Vehicle Control Systems India on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, focusing on the ‘ Mobility and Intelligent Transportation ‘ (MInT), which has a goal of building the Bharat Multi-Modal Mobility Stack ( BM3S ).

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6 Podcasts About the Joys and Terrors of Air Travel

Baua Electric

Starter episode: “ Aviation Bill ” This year marks the 10th anniversary of a haunting aviation mystery. On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took off from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and disappeared from air control radar 35 minutes later, vanishing somewhere over the Indian Ocean. Exhaustive searches turned up only scattered pieces of debris , which offered no answers about what happened to the flight.

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Indian-origin researcher discovers new tech that can charge electric car in 10 min – ET Auto

Baua Electric

Supercapacitors, energy storage devices that depend on ion collection in their pores, have fast charging times and longer life spans compared to batteries, he added. New Delhi: Indian-origin researcher Ankur Gupta and his team have discovered a new technology that could charge a dead laptop or phone in a minute or an electric car in 10 minutes. In the study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers discovered how tiny charged particles, called ions

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Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 55 one-of-one unveiled

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 25 May 2024, 15:22 PM Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 55 uses the same 8-litre quad-turbocharged engine as the standard Chiron Super Sport. Bugatti Chiron Super Sport takes inspiration from the Bugatti Type 55. Bugatti has unveiled a new edition of its Chiron hypercar. It is called Chiron Super Sport 55 and the manufacturer has announced that only one such model will ever be made.

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