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Musk: Tesla Supercharger network plans $500M expansion despite layoffs

Green Car Reports

Despite recent layoffs, the Tesla Supercharger network is due for an expansion, CEO Elon Musk claims. Tesla will spend "well over" $500 million on the Supercharger network this year, Musk said Friday on X (formerly Twitter), the social media network he owns, adding that this investment will fund "thousands" of new chargers and is separate from any.

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Tesla Megapacks near arrival at massive Melbourne renewables project

Teslarati

Tesla Megapacks are getting ready to arrive on-site at a massive upcoming energy storage site in Australia, according to one official. The Melbourne Renewable Energy Hub (MREH) is currently under construction near Melton, Victoria, and it will soon receive 444 Megapacks, according to a post on X on Thursday from Victoria Minister Lily D’Ambrosio.

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Cross Country with Tesla Full Self Driving (Supervised)

CleanTechnica EVs

My wife, our small dog, and our two large e-bikes recently made the 1500-mile trip from Utah to Northern Wisconsin in our Tesla Model 3 Long Range. It was our first cross-country trip with the new Version 12 of Tesla FSD (Supervised), V12.3.4. Supercharging The e-bikes on a tray-type bike. [continued] The post Cross Country with Tesla Full Self Driving (Supervised) appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla launches limited-time 0.99% APR loan rate on U.S. Model Y orders

Teslarati

Tesla has launched its latest buying incentive for the Model Y, this time offering a special, super-low interest rate for those who purchase the SUV by the end of this month. On Friday night, Tesla launched the promotional financing on its website for the Model Y, offering a 0.99 percent APR interest rate for buyers who finance the electric vehicle (EV) on an order placed by May 31.

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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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Huge US trade barrier on Chinese EVs means more could more destined for Australia

The Driven EV News

A 100% tariff on Chinese made electric vehicles sold in the US may be the last line of defence for America's dinosaur fossil car makers and will likely result in more affordable models coming to Australia. The post Huge US trade barrier on Chinese EVs means more could more destined for Australia appeared first on The Driven.

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8 Things To Know About Electric School Bus Repowers

CleanTechnica EVs

Repowering existing school buses with a new electric drivetrain shows promise to provide school bus operators with a lower cost and more sustainable vehicle compared to buying a brand-new electric school bus. An electric repower — sometimes referred to as an electric conversion or retrofit — involves the removal of a vehicle’s internal combustion. [continued] The post 8 Things To Know About Electric School Bus Repowers appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Ford reducing battery orders as it loses over $100,000 per EV sold

Teslarati

Ford has reportedly reduced its electric vehicle (EV) battery orders, as the company faces substantial losses on the technology and scales back its electrification plans. After Ford reported last month that its Model e EV unit was losing more than $100,000 per EV sold , the automaker is now reducing its orders of EV batteries, according to sources familiar with the matter in a Friday Bloomberg report.

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More Electric Trucks Coming To US, But China Still Leads

CleanTechnica EVs

The number of electric trucks on the road is increasing both in the US and in other countries such as China. The post More Electric Trucks Coming To US, But China Still Leads appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla displays Model 3 Performance and Cybertruck in Macau

Teslarati

Tesla has a new display of the upgraded Model 3 Performance and the Cybertruck set up in Macau, as shown at a conference in the administrative region. A few weeks ago, Tesla officially started selling the Model 3 Performance on sale on its website , and while the Cybertruck isn’t available in the area, both vehicles are now on display at a mobility expo.

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Daimler Truck picks Portland for new engineering facility, EVSE training center

Electric Cars Report

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) announced two significant investments at its headquarters complex on Swan Island, a new Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) training center adjacent to Electric Island and a new engineering facility at the DTNA campus. The new addition to Electric Island represents the next phase to accelerate testing and development of charging […] The post Daimler Truck picks Portland for new engineering facility, EVSE training center appeared first on Electric Car

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

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Lotus cuts nearly $50,000 off price of its first electric SUV, before deliveries begin

The Driven EV News

Lotus slashes prices of its Eletre SUV ahead of local deliveries, with nearly $50,000 coming off the base model. The post Lotus cuts nearly $50,000 off price of its first electric SUV, before deliveries begin appeared first on The Driven.

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GM Will Pull The Plug On Chevy Malibu To Make Room For 2nd-Generation Bolt

CleanTechnica EVs

The Chevrolet Malibu is scheduled to go out of production at the end of 2024 to make room for the second generation Chevy Bolt. The post GM Will Pull The Plug On Chevy Malibu To Make Room For 2nd-Generation Bolt appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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10 ways Velotric’s electric bikes are built differently: Deep-dive on the Discover 2

Baua Electric

Velotric’s electric bikes stand out from all the other electric bike makers for more than just their eye-catching colors. Underneath that paint you’ll find a number of major differences. Everything from component selection, design choices, embedded technology, and a lot more helps to create a unique and high-performing electric bike that separates itself from the competition.

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A one-of-a-kind secret Tesla Roadster R&D prototype is for sale

Electrek

You’ve perhaps heard of the original Tesla Roadster, the car that started Tesla and the EV revolution. Now, a Roadster you probably haven’t heard of is for sale – a one-of-a-kind prototype for a performance package that never saw the light of day.

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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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Voi Donates New Helmets To Wheels For All

CleanTechnica EVs

E-scooter and e-bike operator Voi has donated helmets to Wheels for All in Liverpool. Wheels for All enables disabled children and adults to take part in cycling activities, using adapted bikes including handcycles, trikes and wheelchair transporters. Voi, which has recently launched its industry-leading new e-bike model in Liverpool, where. [continued] The post Voi Donates New Helmets To Wheels For All appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla launches 0.99% financing on Model Y for limited time

Electrek

Tesla is now offering heavily discounted 0.99% financing on Model Y for a limited time in an attempt to boost orders.

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Tesla Offering A 0.99% APR To Further Boost Model Y Sales

InsideEVs

Tesla's latest discounts and incentives continue the industry trend of lowering the cost of entry for electric vehicles.

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Comment on Factbox : What are the advantages of Nio's battery swap system? by Tom Budetti

CN EV Post

Nio presented 9 advantages of its battery swap system at the Nio Power Day 2023 event on July 20, saying they would be the official wording from the company.

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World’s Top 5 EV Automotive Groups Ranked By Sales: Q1 2024

InsideEVs

More than half of all rechargeable cars sold globally come from these five groups.

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Comment on Factbox : What are the advantages of Nio's battery swap system? by Tom Budetti

CN EV Post

Nio presented 9 advantages of its battery swap system at the Nio Power Day 2023 event on July 20, saying they would be the official wording from the company.

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10 ways Velotric’s electric bikes are built differently: Deep-dive on the Discover 2

Electrek

Velotric’s electric bikes stand out from all the other electric bike makers for more than just their eye-catching colors. Underneath that paint you’ll find a number of major differences. Everything from component selection, design choices, embedded technology, and a lot more helps to create a unique and high-performing electric bike that separates itself from the competition.

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Comment on Factbox : What are the advantages of Nio's battery swap system? by Tom Budetti

CN EV Post

Nio presented 9 advantages of its battery swap system at the Nio Power Day 2023 event on July 20, saying they would be the official wording from the company.

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Sterling Tools changes leadership roles to drive innovations, focus on new verticals – ET Auto

Baua Electric

Atul Aggarwal, Managing Director, Sterling Tools New Delhi: Sterling Tools Limited (STL), the second largest automotive fasteners manufacturer in the Country and the largest MCU (Motor Control Unit) manufacturer for the Electric Vehicle ( EV ) industry in India (through its 100% owned subsidiary-Sterling Gtake E-Mobility Limited), has redesignated the role of Chairman and Managing Director Anil Aggarwal as Chairman and Whole-time Director.

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Comment on Tesla's Apr sales in China halve from Mar to 31,421 units by LuxRes

CN EV Post

@John Hanna In reply to John Hanna. Interesting, probably not deliberate but your justifications are “text book examples of mental gymnastics”! History of its cars capabilities (using previous experiences with its products) and primary mission.

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Musk: Tesla Supercharger network plans $500M expansion despite layoffs

Baua Electric

Despite recent layoffs, the Tesla Supercharger network is due for an expansion, CEO Elon Musk claims. Tesla will spend “well over” $500 million on the Supercharger network this year, Musk said Friday on X (formerly Twitter), the social media network he owns, adding that this investment will fund “thousands” of new chargers and is separate from any operating costs needed to simply keep the current network going.

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Comment on Zeekr debuts on NYSE, raises $441 million by Hctr Lnds

CN EV Post

Zeekr's final pricing sits at the upper end of the range at $21 per ADS, valuing the company at about $5.13 billion, half of Nio's value.

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Electric cars and SUVs help charge Tata Motors FY2024 performance | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Tata Motors is on a roll. The company, which announced its FY2024 results on May 10, 2024, has reported record financial numbers for last fiscal. The manufacturer of passenger and commercial vehicles registered its highest-ever revenues (Rs 437.9K crore) as well as highest-ever profit before tax (Rs 28.9K crore). This strong showing is the result of strong sales emanating from its domestic passenger and commercial vehicle businesses as well as record sales of luxury car and SUV maker JLR.

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Where Rivian Stumbled, The R1T RMAXX Filled The Gear Tunnel Void

InsideEVs

Who needs an official Rivian R1T Tunnel Shuttle or Camp Kitchen anyways?

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Royal Enfield to set up a dedicated commercial team for EVs | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Eicher Motors-owned premium motorcycle maker Royal Enfield, gearing up for its electric vehicle debut, is building a dedicated commercial team to drive its electric vehicle business under a separate vertical. “We are in the process of developing a very strong commercial team dedicated to electric vehicles, a separate vertical,” Eicher Motors’ Managing Director Siddhartha Lal told reporters today in a post-earnings call.

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2024 Volvo EX30 review: Bargain prestige small SUV shines across the board as a genuine rival for Tesla Model Y and BYD Atto 3

EV Central

Volvo’s EX30 is the fastest vehicle the marque’s ever produced, yet somehow doubles as a sensible, economical small SUV costing a smidge over $70,000 in its highest spec. Small wonder it arrives in Australia with a confident swagger – a compelling, striking-looking offering armed with solid figures on range, charging, equipment and safety fronts, while remaining affordable.

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Sterling Tools appoints Atul Aggarwal as new MD | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Sterling Tools Ltd. today said it is segregating the role of managing director and chairman to focus more on electric vehicles and other green technology verticals. Atul Aggarwal is the new managing director, while the current Chairman and Managing Director Anil Aggarwal will become a whole-time director while he continues as the chairman. In his new role, Atul Aggarwal, who is also a whole-time director, will spearhead the company’s diversification and growth in emerging verticals.

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Domestic US Automakers Still Need To Prepare For Chinese Competition

CleanTechnica EVs

News recently broke that the Biden administration plans to jack import taxes up on Chinese EVs, raising them from the current 25% to 100%. This would double the price of Chinese EVs, which would also not be eligible for federal point-of-sale tax credits. This move is obviously meant to protect. [continued] The post Domestic US Automakers Still Need To Prepare For Chinese Competition appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Royal Enfield eyes 2X growth of premium motorcycle industry in long term | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Amid growing competition from global players like Harley-Davidson and Triumph, Eicher Motors-owned Royal Enfield is looking to outpace the premium two-wheeler industry growth, with a target to grow at double the pace of the industry in the long term. The automaker said the company is more concerned about growing its business than expanding its margins.

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Renault announces summer service camp 2024. Check out all the offers

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 11 May 2024, 17:05 PM The 2024 Renault Summer Camp will provide car check-ups including a free car top wash and a close evaluation of all the critical components of the vehicle. --> The 2024 Renault Summer Camp will provide car check-ups including a free car top wash and a close evaluation of all the critical components of the veh … The 2024 Renault Summer Camp will provide car check-ups including a free car top wash and a close evaluation of all the critical

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