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Ferrari partners with battery supplier SK On for advanced cells

Green Car Reports

Ferrari on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with battery supplier SK On for future battery development. The two companies will partner to "explore new possibilities and potential solutions to advance cell technology," according to an SK On press release. This is in addition to an existing battery-supply arrangement in place since 2019.

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The EV Revolution Has Passed A Tipping Point

CleanTechnica EVs

Worldwide, the EV revolution is approaching a tipping point when sales of electric cars reach critical mass and begin a surge upward. The post The EV Revolution Has Passed A Tipping Point appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Fuel-cell Honda CR-V drive, Polestar 4 pricing, Ferrari and SK: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The U.S. Polestar 4 has a price. Ferrari’s teaming up with the battery supplier SK On. And we review the fuel-cell version of the Honda CR-V. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. In a first drive of the 2025 Honda CR-V e:FCEV, we found it to be well-packaged, roomy, and refined, with a driving experience that’s virtually.

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Salt-Sized Sensors Mimic the Brain

Cars That Think

To gain a better understanding of the brain, why not draw inspiration from it? At least, that’s what researchers at Brown University did, by building a wireless communications system that mimics the brain using an array of tiny silicon sensors, each the size of a grain of sand. The researchers hope that the technology could one day be used in implantable brain-machine interfaces to read brain activity.

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

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Watch out Tesla, smartphone builder Xiaomi’s SU7 EV offers 434 mile range for under $30k

Electrek

Apple may have bailed on its plans to build its own EV, but a Chinese competitor has completed the feat, and on paper, it has the makings to be one helluva first entry into the segment. Today, Xiaomi officially launched its first-ever EV, the SU7 – decked out with advanced battery tech, lightning-fast charging, and a mouth-watering range – all for starting MSRPs that will turn some heads.

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First Drive: 2025 Honda CR-V e:FCEV plugs a benchwarmer into the grid

Green Car Reports

The charge port on the front fender of the 2025 Honda CR-V e:FCEV is, ironically, what may help keep drivers of this fuel-cell vehicle away from a state of range anxiety. It signals plug-in-hybrid-like electric range for the commute, without any need for hydrogen—a departure from the modest, hybrid-sized packs that have been typical in.

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Four Electric Trucks Go Head To Head Towing Over The Rockies

CleanTechnica EVs

In some recent videos, we’ve seen Out of Spec pit a Cybertruck, a Rivian R1T, a Silverado EV, and an F-150 Lightning against each other in races across the country (final results not released yet), range to dead testing, and more. Now, the channel has given the four trucks a. [continued] The post Four Electric Trucks Go Head To Head Towing Over The Rockies appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla FSD V12: Altimeter Capital CEO sees “ChatGPT” moment

Teslarati

Altimeter Capital CEO Bradley Gerstner seems to be seeing an opportunity in Tesla stock ( NASDAQ:TSLA ), even at a time when there is a lot of negativity surrounding the electric vehicle maker. Part of Gerstner’s optimism lies in Full Self-Driving (FSD) V12, which the CEO noted gave him a “ChatGPT moment” when he experienced it. Gerstner noted that he recently bought Tesla stock in part due to the company’s leadership, particularly Elon Musk, who has led the electric veh

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GM in talks with CATL to license cheaper LFP EV battery tech and joint North American plant

Electrek

General Motors (GM) is reportedly in talks with battery giant CATL to license its cheaper LFP battery tech. The plans could include a new joint North American plant to produce the new batteries.

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Tesla Australia & New Zealand celebrate 100,000 units on the road

Teslarati

Tesla Australia and New Zealand recently celebrated having 100,000 units on the road. Tesla Executive Rohan Patel joined the celebration, dropping some facts about the company’s presence in Australia and New Zealand. “This is just the start for Tesla [Australia and New Zealand],” Patel commented. “Australia and New Zealand are primed to be big winners in so many ways from electrifying everything.

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

Brief

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Tesla starts using ‘Supervised Full Self-Driving’ language

Electrek

Tesla and Elon Musk have started using the term “Supervised Full Self-Driving” when discussing their self-driving efforts. What does it.

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Wedbush Analyst shares Tesla’s Q1 2024 delivery estimates

Teslarati

Wedbush Securities analyst Dan Ives shared his Tesla (TSLA) Q1 2024 delivery estimates on X. He predicts a demand issue after a “nightmare” quarter for Tesla China. Ives forecasts that Tesla will report a delivery between 425,000 and 475,000 units in the first quarter. He explained that Tesla dealt with a “perfect storm this quarter. Tesla reportedly trimmed its production output at Giga Shanghai recently.

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The first entirely US-made crystalline solar panels are coming to market

Electrek

All US-made solar panels featured only imported solar cells until now, but two US manufacturers just struck a three-year, $400 million deal.

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The 2024 Not-a-Boring Competition kicks off with 130 students

Teslarati

The Boring Company’s (TBC) 2024 Not-a-Boring Competition recently started with 130 students in 8 teams from 5 countries. The student teams will compete based on maximum tunneling speed and innovation. Who can beat Gary the Snail? This year, TBC added three mini-competitions or projects that can be completed in shorter timelines than the main event. Below are the three mini-competitions and their objectives.

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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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Boston Dynamics Unleashes New Spot Variant for Research

Cars That Think

At NVIDIA GTC last week, Boston Dynamics CTO Aaron Saunders gave a talk about deploying AI in real world robots—namely, how Spot is leveraging reinforcement learning to get better at locomotion (We spoke with Saunders last year about robots falling over ). And Spot has gotten a lot better—a Spot robot takes a tumble on average once every 50 kilometers, even as the Spot fleet collectively walks enough to circle the Earth every three months.

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Porsche recalls less than 1,000 Taycan units for electrical system risk

Teslarati

Porsche is recalling just 749 Taycan all-electric vehicles from 2021 to 2024 due to a high-voltage battery short-circuiting risk. Porsche Taycan , Taycan 4S, and Taycan 4 Cross Turismo vehicles were identified by data analytics they may have a potential issue with short-circuiting in the high-voltage battery. The company said in an NHTSA 473 Safety Recall Report: “Certain Taycan high-voltage batteries experience short circuits within the battery modules, which can lead to thermal events an

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Ford drastically cuts workforce at F-150 Lightning EV plant amid ‘much slower’ demand

Electrek

Starting April 1, one-third of the workforce will remain on-site at Ford’s Rouge EV plant in Michigan. Ford is drastically cutting its workforce at the facility where the F-150 Lightning is built, with demand “much slower” than expected.

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Biden–Harris Administration Announces $62 Million to Lower Battery Recycling Costs Across the Nation

CleanTechnica EVs

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Invests in Projects That Will Reduce Costs for Consumer Battery Recycling, Making EVs More Affordable and Boosting Our Domestic Supply Chains WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $62 million for 17 projects. [continued] The post Biden–Harris Administration Announces $62 Million to Lower Battery Recycling Costs Across the Nation appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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BYD says EVs have entered the ‘knockout round’ with next-gen tech rolling out

Electrek

Global EV leader BYD believes new energy vehicles, including EVs and PHEVs, have entered the “knockout round” with gas-powered cars. BYD plans to more than double its overseas sales this year, as it aims for one million in 2025.

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Report: EV Repair Costs 28% Higher than ICE Vehicles

Green Fleet Magazine

Average repairable severity for EVs was higher than vehicles with an internal combustion engine, according to a report by Mitchell. ADAS may be contributing to those higher costs.

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Boeing’s Starliner slightly delayed, but ready for launch

Teslarati

Boeing and NASA have once again delayed Starliner’s Crewed Flight Test to no earlier than May 1st, 2024. The launch was originally targeted for mid-April, but this time, scheduling at the International Space Station is the reason for the delay, as the orbiting outpost is fairly busy at the moment. There are currently 7 vehicles docked at the Space Station, including two Dragon capsules, a Cygnus resupply freighter, and 4 Soyuz capsules (2 Crew, 2 Cargo), so it’s understandable why NA

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Act Now To Win A Rivian R1S Or R1T In Illinois Solar’s Charity Fundraiser Raffle

CleanTechnica EVs

A Rivian R1S or R1T is being raffled off by the Illinois Solar Education Association (ISEA), a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is promoting renewable energy through education and advocacy. The post Act Now To Win A Rivian R1S Or R1T In Illinois Solar’s Charity Fundraiser Raffle appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Ford Announces New Mustang Appearance Package, Anniversary Event, and Mystery Update

The Truth About Cars

Ford took a victory lap this week after realizing the Mustang is now the only traditional front-engine, rear-drive, V8-powered American sports coupe that’s still available after 60 years on the market. To commemorate the achievement, the brand debuted a special red and black logo it said was inspired by the badging and wheel center caps on the Mustang that debuted at the 1964 World’s Fair.

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QuantumScape Brushes Off Solid-State Battery Skeptics

CleanTechnica EVs

The US startup QuantumScape is moving ahead with plans to manufacture a solid-state battery with a self-forming lithium-metal anode. The post QuantumScape Brushes Off Solid-State Battery Skeptics appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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UK introduces hydrogen vehicles to decarbonise farming and construction sectors

Innovation News Network

The UK Government has announced plans to introduce hydrogen vehicles in the agriculture and construction industries. The post UK introduces hydrogen vehicles to decarbonise farming and construction sectors appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Tesla (TSLA) delivery estimates are all over the place

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) is about to finish its quarter, and it is a confusing one for Wall Street. Delivery estimates are all over the place.

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Will Dacia Spring’s Competitors In China Come To Europe? (Part 1)

CleanTechnica EVs

The Dacia Spring is the by far most affordable battery-electric vehicle on sale in Europe, typically starting under €20,000, but where are its competitors? The post Will Dacia Spring’s Competitors In China Come To Europe? (Part 1) appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Porsche retires gas-powered Boxster and Cayman in the EU with all-electric model coming

Electrek

The gas-powered Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman models are being discontinued in Europe as an all-electric version approaches its debut.

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11 Different Tesla Cybertruck Vinyl Wraps Available from Tesla

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla (TSLA) has started Cybertruck OEM wrap service after a few months of the launch of its unconventional pickup truck. The automaker is offering Cybertruck wraps in 11 different color options. Tesla has set the price of $6,500 for a Cybertruck wrap. As we predicted in the past, Tesla has. [continued] The post 11 Different Tesla Cybertruck Vinyl Wraps Available from Tesla appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Kia to begin EV9 production in the US by May, expects $7,500 EV tax credit eligibility by 2025

Electrek

Kia’s first three-row electric SUV is off to a good start. However, Kia will accelerate EV9 momentum with plans to begin US production by May. Kia expects the EV9 will qualify for the full $7,500 EV tax credit by early next year.

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2025 Toyota 4Runner Officially Teased

The Truth About Cars

Toyota has officially previewed the redesigned 4Runner for the first time via Instagram. But the photo in question doesn’t offer much information beyond the model wearing its name at the bottom of the rear hatch and getting some new taillights. There’s likewise a contrasting bumper, which may just end up being an option. However, Toyota offering up a teaser for the 2025 model year should also indicate that the much-anticipated SUV’s formal debut is likely right around the corner.

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Ample and ENEOS are bringing the first-ever EV battery swap stations to Japan

Electrek

EV battery swap specialist Ample has announced it is bringing the first-ever modular swap stations to Japan with the help of partner ENEOS. The first Japanese swap stations will be erected in Kyoto and used by several local fleets.

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How cloud-based technology is revolutionising air quality monitoring

Innovation News Network

Learn how air quality monitoring aided by cloud-based technology revolutionises environmental science, public health, and urban planning. The post How cloud-based technology is revolutionising air quality monitoring appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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A dealership marked up a Hyundai IONIQ 5 N’s price by $20k

Electrek

Hyundai just released the IONIQ 5 N’s price just a couple weeks ago, and a California dealer has already marked the MSRP up on the automaker’s newest, most powerful EV by $20,000.

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