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VW delays US release of ID.7 EV, electric Microbus unchanged

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen announced Wednesday that it will delay the arrival of its ID.7 electric hatchback for the U.S. and Canada. VW didn’t provide a revised timeline for the ID.7’s arrival. It was originally due later this year, for the 2025 model year. In a statement on the delay, it cited two reasons behind the change: changing market dynamics.

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BYD’s $10,000 Seagull EV worrying rivals as it hits new markets

Electrek

China’s BYD is launching its cheapest electric car in Europe next year. Ahead of its official debut, BYD’s $10K Seagull EV is already creating a stir among foreign rivals.

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GM plug-in hybrids due in 2027, as tighter EPA rules apply

Green Car Reports

General Motors earlier this year confirmed plans to reintroduce plug-in hybrids to supplement its EV lineup, but we're only now getting a hint at the timing for those new plug-in hybrids. Speaking to the Detroit News, GM CEO Mary Barra said the automaker was "timing the launches to help us comply with more stringent fuel efficiency and tailpipe.

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Gravity to implement 500 kW EV charger ‘trees’ on US streets to grow network larger than Tesla’s

Electrek

NY-based startup and EV infrastructure specialist Gravity has launched a new line of universal EV charger “trees” it hopes will bring convenient charging sessions curbside on city streets. The deployment will start modestly, but Gravity is targeting a street charging network that is ” more expansive than Tesla’s current Supercharger network.

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

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Honda Civic Hybrid details, VW ID.7 delay, Camaro EV: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

GM gets its plug-in hybrids ready for 2027 and considers an electric Camaro. The Civic Hybrid will be perky and provide nearly 50 mpg. And VW puts its ID.7 on hold for the U.S. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. The Volkswagen ID.7 EV has been delayed for the U.S., VW confirmed Wednesday. It provided no new timeline for the aero-savvy.

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Fortescue operates giant haul truck on hydrogen fuel cells for first time

The Driven EV News

Fortescue operates one of its giant haul trucks on hydrogen fuel cells for first time, as it continues trials in its drive to dump diesel fuel use by the end of the decade. The post Fortescue operates giant haul truck on hydrogen fuel cells for first time appeared first on The Driven.

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The Electric Car Revolution Is Still On Track, Says Cox Automotive

CleanTechnica EVs

The latest report from Cox Automotive says electric car technology is gaining traction, if more slowly than many would like. The post The Electric Car Revolution Is Still On Track, Says Cox Automotive appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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“Good for the planet, good for business:” PepsiCo doubles fleet of Tesla Semis

The Driven EV News

Tesla Semi has turned out to a hit in the beverage giant's fleet, and it will more than double the number of Tesla Semi delivery trucks. The post “Good for the planet, good for business:” PepsiCo doubles fleet of Tesla Semis appeared first on The Driven.

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Jeep compares electric Wagoneer S to Tesla’s Model Y in new teaser video

Electrek

Can Jeep’s first EV compete with Tesla in the US? Ahead of its official debut, Jeep is already comparing its Wagoneer S electric SUV to Tesla’s best-selling Model Y in a new teaser video. With 600 horsepower and over 300 miles range, is the electric Jeep up to the challenge?

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks now offering charging stations for customer depots

Electric Cars Report

Alongside the decision to embrace e-mobility, fleet operators face numerous additional questions, especially concerning the necessary charging infrastructure at their depots. Mercedes-Benz Trucks has developed a holistic ecosystem including consulting and infrastructure services to support customers in this area. Mercedes-Benz Trucks is now offering its customers the purchase of fast-charging stations from its dealerships, in […] The post Mercedes-Benz Trucks now offering charging stations

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

Brief

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This ‘supercharger on wheels’ brings fast charging to you

Electrek

Mobile car care company Yoshi Mobility just launched a DC fast charging EV mobile unit that it likens to "a supercharger on wheels.

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Tesla releases Vehicle Safety Report for Q1 2024

Teslarati

Tesla has released its Q1 2024 Vehicle Safety Report. The report includes data on crashes involving Tesla vehicles, both when Autopilot was engaged and when the advanced driver-assist system was disabled. As could be seen in the electric vehicle maker’s data, Teslas on Autopilot crash significantly less than vehicles that did not have the system engaged.

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Airbnb just partnered with ChargePoint to help hosts install home EV chargers

Electrek

Airbnb and ChargePoint have partnered to help homestay hosts install EV chargers in the US in the face of growing demand.

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Namibia Critical Metals files updated MRE for Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project

Innovation News Network

Namibia Critical Metals has announced the filing of the updated NI 43-101 MRE for the Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project on SEDAR. The post Namibia Critical Metals files updated MRE for Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project 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 finally releases Autopilot safety data after more than a year

Electrek

Tesla has finally decided to release its Autopilot safety data report after taking a break of more than a year.

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Don’t Panic, Wireless EV Charging Can Calm The EV Charging Station Chaos

CleanTechnica EVs

Wireless EV charging technology can help overcome some challenges to widespread EV adoption with improvements in convenience and reliability. The post Don’t Panic, Wireless EV Charging Can Calm The EV Charging Station Chaos appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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VW indefinitely pushes back introduction of ID.7 electric sedan in US

Electrek

VW announced today that it will delay the release of its ID.7 sedan in the US, setting no specific date for when the vehicle will be available.

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Tesla Model 3 Performance Will Exceed 300 Miles Of EPA Range

InsideEVs

The manufacturer just released a new EPA estimated number, which is 7 miles higher than initially anticipated.

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The US’s first hydrogen-fueled ship is officially ready to set sail

Electrek

The Sea Change , a hydrogen-powered catamaran ferry, just got Coast Guard clearance to operate commercially in the Bay Area.

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The 2025 Honda Civic Hybrid is the Most Powerful Non-Type R Model Yet

The Truth About Cars

Honda is refreshing the Civic for 2025, reviving the hybrid option and introducing a new Sport Touring Hybrid trim as the top option in the lineup. The automaker said its updates make the new car the most potent non-Type R Civic yet. The 2025 Civic comes in four trims, including LX sedan, Sport, Sport Hybrid, and Sport Touring Hybrid. Hybrid models will see 200 horsepower and 232 pound-feet of torque, making them quicker than the previous turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder-powered cars.

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CATL accelerates overseas expansion as it outgrows China’s booming EV market

Electrek

CATL is doubling down on its global expansion efforts as it seeks more growth in overseas markets. With CATL’s chairman now leading the efforts, the company is making overseas growth a top priority as it outgrows China’s surging EV market.

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Expressway Auto Auction Retains TPC Management

Green Fleet Magazine

The 57-year-old operation plans to build its network and broaden its reach to more new and used car dealers as well as regional and national commercial accounts.

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Kia EV9 named 2024 Electric Vehicle of Texas

Teslarati

The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) named the Kia EV9 the 2024 Electric Vehicle (EV) of Texas. TAWA also called the Kia EV9 the “Best in Class” in several categories, including Performance SUV, mid-size CUV, and electric vehicle. “The Kia EV9’s trophy case continues to grow, and being named the ‘Electric Vehicle of Texas’ from the 2024 TAWA Auto Roundup is further evidence that the first mainstream three-row EV SUV has wide appeal.

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Gravity’s New Curbside DC Fast Charger Can Add 200 Miles Of Range In 5 Minutes

InsideEVs

The Google-backed start-up aims to bring clutter-free curbside fast charging to the U.S., starting with New York City.

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Tesla launches and quickly sells out Cybertruck-inspired “Cybervessel” bottle

Teslarati

Tesla’s lineup of Cybertruck-inspired merchandise has grown once more. As could be seen in the Tesla Shop, the electric vehicle maker has launched the Cybervessel, a $50 Cybertruck-inspired insulated bottle that perfectly matches the design of the all-electric pickup truck. The Tesla Cybervessel is available in two colors — stainless steel and black.

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Tesla Design Boss Goes Over Model 3 Performance Visual Differences

InsideEVs

The new Tesla Model 3 Performance is not only quicker, but it also has a lot more visual differentiation from the regular model.

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Lucid focuses on vehicle design in new episode of “Road to Gravity” series

Teslarati

Lucid Motors has posted a new video focusing on its upcoming vehicle, the Gravity SUV. This time around, the luxury electric vehicle maker discussed how its team approached the design of the upcoming vehicle. Lucid has been publishing a series of videos highlighting several aspects of the upcoming flagship all-electric SUV dubbed “Road to Gravity.” The recent video is the third episode in the series, and it featured the Lucid design team using clay models to bring the upcoming flagship SUV to

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Echandia to electrify two big ferries in Europe in largest order to date

The Driven EV News

Swedish marine electrification specialist Echandia to deliver battery systems and electrific conversion of roll-on/roll-off passenger ferries for a Northern European ferry operator. The post Echandia to electrify two big ferries in Europe in largest order to date appeared first on The Driven.

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SpaceX breaks Falcon 9 flight record once more

Teslarati

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 for the 21st time on Friday with a launch from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, breaking their record set just 35 days prior. It only took 35 days for Booster 1062 to take to the skies again to help deliver 23 V2 mini Starlink satellites to orbit, showcasing SpaceX’s ability to quickly refurbish their fleet flight leaders.

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Comment on Onvo L60 likely to help Nio top 20,000 unit monthly sales, says Deutsche Bank by raffeale

CN EV Post

Deutsche Bank expects the Nio main brand and the Onvo brand to launch a total of six new products in 2025, realizing 300,000 unit sales.

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X implements new criteria for Ad Revenue Sharing

Teslarati

X is implementing new criteria for ad revenue sharing. Elon Musk’s social media platform will require all new creators to verify their identity with a government-issued ID. All existing creators must submit a government-issued ID to confirm their identity by July 1, 2024. Below are the other criteria for ad revenue sharing eligibility. Be subscribed to X Premium or Verified Organizations.

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US Electric Car News: Electric Camaro? Maybe. Electric Mustang? Never. ID.7? Not Now

CleanTechnica EVs

The road to the electric car future has developed some twists and turns of late as automakers struggle to understand the current market. The post US Electric Car News: Electric Camaro? Maybe. Electric Mustang? Never. ID.7? Not Now appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Ford Dealers Asked to Pause Further EV Investments While It Reviews Model e Program

The Truth About Cars

Ford’s EV transition hasn’t been the easiest, but the automaker isn’t the only one in its orbit feeling the heat. The Blue Oval recently asked its suppliers to help it cut costs and announced early on that its dealers would need to make significant investments to continue selling its electric models. Now, the company is telling dealers to pause further investments while it reviews the requirements of its EV certification program.

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Blue Origin launches first crewed mission in over a year

Teslarati

Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket lifted off from their West Texas Launch Site One on Sunday, carrying a crew of seven on a short hop to space and back. This was the first crewed mission for Blue Origin since September 2022 following the loss of a vehicle on an uncrewed flight when a nozzle failure caused the flight termination system to activate, sending the capsule safely away from the failing New Shepard.

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