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Tesla at 6 million cars: What it’s accomplished, what it hasn’t

Green Car Reports

Ahead of the release of preliminary Q1 2024 production and delivery figures, expected next week, it’s now official: Tesla has delivered more than 6 million vehicles since 2008, every one a battery-electric vehicle. Its 5 million total last September got a lot of attention. But 6 million is more important, because it cements Tesla as the.

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Tesla rolls out red carpet delivery for cancer-ridden Cybertruck customer

Teslarati

Sometimes, it’s the little gestures that truly show that a company cares about its customers. This is especially true if a company has already grown to such a level that it has become the world’s most valuable automaker by market cap. This was highlighted by Tesla earlier this month when the electric vehicle maker rolled out the red carpet for a Cybertruck reservation holder who was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.

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Fuel-cell Honda CR-V review, Genesis GV60 test, Fisker Ocean price cut: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which automaker outlined an all-of-the-above electrified approach for the near future, including hybrids, PHEVs, and a 3-row electric SUV? Which luxury brand teased radiant cabin heat for a future electric SUV? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending March 29, 2024. In a first.

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33% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In China — February 2024 Sales Report

CleanTechnica EVs

Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market, even in the slowest month of the year — due to the Chinese New Year celebrations. Due to the fact that festivities occurred this year in February, and last year they were in January, the market had an apparently. [continued] The post 33% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In China — February 2024 Sales Report appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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

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SpaceX marine fleet kicks into high gear

Teslarati

As SpaceX looks to continue its quest to achieve over 140 launches this year, its marine fleet is functioning at an insane pace. SpaceX currently operates a trio of autonomous spaceport drone ships, two fairing recovering ships, and two Crew/Cargo Dragon recovery ships. A Falcon 9 returns to Port Canaveral aboard ‘Just Read the Instructions’ with Bob towing (Credit Richard Angle) In years past, SpaceX has been able to comfortably launch missions and have plenty of time for a droneshi

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You Might Be Surprised At Who Took The #1 Spot In Auto Brand Loyalty

CleanTechnica EVs

A recent article at Consumer Reports reveals what some of the top car brands are for loyalty, and what some of the bottom cars are. I plan to go through some of the more interesting finds, but based on this graphic from Car Dealership Guy on X/Twitter, you can probably. [continued] The post You Might Be Surprised At Who Took The #1 Spot In Auto Brand Loyalty appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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10+ Hilarious EV Vanity License Plates

CleanTechnica EVs

Humor is good for us. Self expression is good. Promoting EVs and renewable energy helps to address the climate emergency. This article combines all of these! Have you ever received less-than-thoughtful memes from people who know you own an EV and/or support renewable energy? Recently, the founder of CleanTechnica, Scott. [continued] The post 10+ Hilarious EV Vanity License Plates appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Kia EV9 Charging Is Held Back By The Tesla Supercharging Network

InsideEVs

More electric models have gained access to Tesla's network, but EVs that rely on 800V charging are having a less-than-ideal experience.

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Navajo & Hopi Country Deserve More EV Charging

CleanTechnica EVs

Recently, I’ve been writing stories about the EV dead zones in the United States. Some of them have light at the end of the tunnel, often in the form of upcoming Tesla Superchargers with NACS compatibility. Other dead zones have no plans in sight to improve the situation. In this. [continued] The post Navajo & Hopi Country Deserve More EV Charging appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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How Vietnamese are using e-scooters to save businesses from power outages

Electrek

Vietnam has millions of e-scooters and an unstable power supply. One might think that these two things signal trouble when put together, but here’s how some Vietnamese are using their e-scooters to improve stability of the electrical grid and help small businesses avoid blackouts.

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

Brief

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The Great Basin (Including Its Only National Park) Is Going To Get Better EV Charging

CleanTechnica EVs

“This region can be approached only from the south, and after entering it there is nothing to do but to leave. Ours has been the first, and will doubtless be the last party of whites to visit this profitless locality.” — Lt. Joseph C. Ives, referring to the Grand Canyon, [continued] The post The Great Basin (Including Its Only National Park) Is Going To Get Better EV Charging appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Comment on Nio cuts Q1 delivery guidance to 30,000 units, hints at Mar deliveries of around 11,813 by Frank

CN EV Post

@David Shurvell In reply to David Shurvell. Couple that with the 250k guidance of 2023 and missing by nearly 40% at 160k. Nio has a long history of not meeting any KPIs, fouling up product launches and misallocation of capital. Nio put a target on their chest begging to get short interest piled up. The management team at Nio has made a multi-year event out demonstrating how not to navigate the growth/tech scale up process.

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Will Dacia Spring’s Competitors In China Come To Europe? (Part 2)

CleanTechnica EVs

In part one of this series, we noted that the Dacia Spring is by far the most affordable battery-electric vehicle on sale in Europe, typically starting under €20,000. But, where are the Dacia Spring’s competitors? Since legacy auto brands are not offering any affordable BEVs to compete with the Spring, [continued] The post Will Dacia Spring’s Competitors In China Come To Europe?

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Comment on Xiaomi may release SUV model by year-end, report says by Frank

CN EV Post

@John Hanna In reply to John Hanna. I would assume he is speaking of pure EV manufacturers. ICE and hybrid can subsidize losses for a bit, but I agree that if a pure EV manufacturer hasn't found a model they can sell in enough volume to scale up in time they are in trouble. The days of zero/near zero interest rates are done so the time frame is even smaller than it was for Tesla.

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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 Cybertruck Doesn’t Solve EV Towing, But The Silverado EV Is Headed In That Direction

CleanTechnica EVs

Before anybody tries to roast me, let me be clear right up front: the Cybertruck can tow. It obviously can tow pretty well, too. It has not only been tested to see what its limits are, but it has been tested in ways that most owners wanting to tow would. [continued] The post Tesla Cybertruck Doesn’t Solve EV Towing, But The Silverado EV Is Headed In That Direction appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Comment on Xiaomi may release SUV model by year-end, report says by JohnW

CN EV Post

@John Hanna In reply to John Hanna. I think you need a better source of information. Hyundai's annual report said they made higher margins on EVs than on ICE. BYD's modest profit allows it to spend more on R&D than Tesla.

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Mountain Towing Test: Chevy Silverado EV Beats Cybertruck, Rivian R1T And Ford F-150 Lightning

InsideEVs

The Cybertruck, R1T, Lightning and Silverado EV compete in a 460-mile Rocky Mountain tow test along I-70.

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Mazda and Subaru strike an agreement with Panasonic Energy for cylindrical EV batteries

EV Specifications

Mazda and Panasonic Energy have signed an agreement on the supply of cylindrical automotive lithium-ion batteries. Earlier this month, Subaru also announced it signed a basic cooperative agreement with Panasonic Energy for the supply of cylindrical automotive Li-Ion batteries. In June and July 2023, Mazda and Subaru commenced discussions with Panasonic Energy aimed at building a medium- to.

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Comment on Xiaomi joins crowded EV space with launch of SU7, prices undercut Tesla by Victor Webster

CN EV Post

@GustavoMan627 In reply to GustavoMan627. Tesla is a proven top tier product. The XiaoMi looks good, sounds good but is untried and untested. Let's wait and see.

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Tank 500 Ultra Review: Is this the electrified 4×4 wagon that signals the end for Toyota’s dirty diesels?

EV Central

So you’re trying to figure out what this chrome-laden Chinese 4×4 is doing here right? Well, yep for many EV drivers this 2.6-tonne behemoth is anathema. But the GWM Tank 500 might also be the start of the future for large and highly capable off-road 4×4 wagons so widely liked in Australia. Instead of being diesel like virtually all its rivals, the Tank 500 is electrified via a petrol-electric hybrid powertrain.

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Comment on BYD's EV plant in Thailand to start production in Q3 2024 by Reg

CN EV Post

BYD announced the plan at the ongoing Bangkok auto show, where its full range of brands including BYD, Yangwang, Fang Cheng Bao and Denza are participating.

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This $680 4-seater electric swan boat makes my own Chinese e-boat look luxurious

Electrek

I’m no stranger to collecting weird Alibaba electric vehicles, and that includes aquatic vessels. But after buying an ultra-cheap Chinese electric boat last year , this new one makes my own lazy lake cruiser look like a luxury yacht.

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Tesla Produced Its 6 Millionth Car

InsideEVs

It took just over six months to produce the latest million EVs.

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BorgWarner, Goodman Group, Windrose and Decathlon to pilot mega-watt truck charging in China

Electric Cars Report

With customers looking to decarbonise their supply chains, BorgWarner New Energy (Xiangyang) has announced a collaboration with global industrial real estate company Goodman Group, and zero-emission long-haul truck developer Windrose Technology, to jointly develop 960kW fast-charging infrastructure for electric long-haul trucks for Goodman’s properties in China.

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Kia India plans major expansion, targets 700 touchpoints by 2024-end

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 31 Mar 2024, 12:25 PM Kia India plans to expand its sales and service network to 700 touchpoints by the end of 2024, while it also targets to expand its certified pre-owned network to 100 outlets by this year's end. --> Kia India plans to expand its sales and service network to 700 touchpoints by the end of 2024, while it also targets to expand its certified pre-owned … Kia India plans to expand its sales and service network to 700 touchpoints by the end of 2

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2025 Hyundai IONIQ 7 Profile

Electric Driver

The 2025 Hyundai IONIQ 7 is slated to be the latest addition to the company’s lineup of electric SUVs. This highly awaited vehicle is based on the Seven Concept that Hyundai unveiled in 2021. The 2025 Hyundai IONIQ 7 promises to push boundaries when it comes to design, technology, and sustainability. As more and more […] The post 2025 Hyundai IONIQ 7 Profile appeared first on Electric Driver.

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Force Gurkha 5-door SUV to challenge Mahindra Thar 5-door: Key things to expect

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 31 Mar 2024, 09:11 AM Force Gurkha five-door SUV is expected to launch in the coming months challenging Mahindra Thar five-door and Maruti Suzuki Jimny. The Force Gurkha 5 door is all set to go on sale by mid-2024 bringing more practicality to the off-roader with a usable second row and bigger boot Force Gurkha may not have the desired market share in India’s rapidly bulging SUV space, but the beefy off-roader is truly a well-capable 4X4 carrier.

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2025 Hyundai IONIQ 7: The Latest

Electric Driver

The 2025 Hyundai IONIQ 7 is slated to be the latest addition to the company’s lineup of electric SUVs. This highly awaited vehicle is based on the Seven Concept that Hyundai unveiled in 2021. The 2025 Hyundai IONIQ 7 promises to push boundaries when it comes to design, technology, and sustainability. As more and more […] The post 2025 Hyundai IONIQ 7: The Latest appeared first on Electric Driver.

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Pre-facelift Hyundai Creta iVT recalled in India over oil pump issue

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 31 Mar 2024, 10:28 AM Hyundai has issued a recall impacting the pre-facelift version of the second-generation Creta’s iVT variants. Hyundai has issued a recall impacting the pre-facelift version of the second-generation Creta’s IVT variants. Hyundai India has issued a recall for the Creta iVT over a faulty electronic oil pump (EOP) controller in India.

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US, Japan to call for deeper cooperation in AI, semiconductors, Asahi says – ET Auto

Baua Electric

Calling ties between the two allies a “global partnership”, the joint statement will advocate stronger cooperation in AI and semiconductors, Asahi said without citing its sources. Japan and the U.S. will announce closer cooperation in high-tech areas such as artificial intelligence (AI) in a joint statement when Prime Minister Fumio Kishida meets with President Joe Biden next month, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper said on Saturday.

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Electric car and SUV sales jump 90% to 90,000 units in FY2024 | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

It’s been an electrifying year for the EV industry in India. In tandem with the handsome growth of the e-two-wheeler and e-three-wheeler segment, the electric passenger vehicle segment, which comprises cars, SUV and MPVs, has also registered record retail sales. As per Vahan data, as of March 31, 2024, 10am, a total of 90,012 units were sold in FY2024, an increase of 89% year on year (FY2023: 47,544 units).

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Ford files a small SUV patent targeting emerging markets. Will it come to India?

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 31 Mar 2024, 08:59 AM Ford is gearing up for a comeback in the Indian market with the launch of a new small SUV, tailored to meet the changing demands of Indian consumers. Inspired by its success in China, the SUV features a striking front fascia with horizontally stacked LED daytime running lights and a bold grille. --> Ford is gearing up for a comeback in the Indian market with the launch of a new small SUV, tailored to meet the changing demands of Indian consume

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How battery leasing enhances adaptability in the EV ecosystem | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

In the ever-evolving landscape of electric vehicles (EVs), the battery stands as one of the most crucial and expensive components, significantly impacting the overall cost of ownership. With the phasing out of subsidies like the FAME II on March 31, 2024, the cost of EVs is expected to rise, posing a challenge to widespread adoption. However, this challenge can be overcome by battery leasing, which not only addresses affordability but also enhances faster adaptability within the EV ecosystem.

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JSW Steel commissions hot strip mill with 5 million tonnes capacity at Karnataka plant – ET Auto

Baua Electric

The HSM facility has the capability of manufacturing plates and coils and is equipped with advanced features such as digital reheating furnaces, evaporative cooling system and waste heat recovery system, among others. New Delhi: JSW Steel on Saturday announced commissioning of a hot strip mill at its integrated steel plant in Vijayanagar, Karnataka.

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