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Baidu granted China’s first permits for commercial fully driverless ride-hailing services

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Baidu, Inc., a leading AI company with strong internet foundation, has secured the first permits in China to offer commercial fully driverless robotaxi services to the public on open roads.

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Meyers Manx 2.0 Electric resurrects California dreamin'

Green Car Reports

The reborn Meyers Manx company on Monday unveiled an electric version of the classic dune buggy scheduled to begin customer trials in 2023. The Meyers Manx 2.0

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QUT, Ford researchers find way to tell autonomous vehicle which cameras to use when navigating

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Queensland University of Technology (QUT) robotics researchers working with Ford Motor Company have found a way to tell an autonomous vehicle which cameras to use when navigating.

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2023 Ford F-150 Lightning boosts range to 240 miles, price by $7,000

Green Car Reports

The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning extends its range for its second model year, and Ford juices its starting price by at least $7,000, the automaker revealed Tuesday.

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Inflation Reduction Act mandates escalating battery critical mineral requirements to qualify for EV tax credit

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The Inflation Reduction Act , which the Senate passed last week, revamps the electric vehicle Federal tax credit of $7,500 ( earlier post ). Among the changes are an extension of the tax credit through 2032, the removal of the unit-sales cap of 200,000 per OEM, and a new mandate for qualified cars being assembled in North America. Further, the bill as currently written mandates escalating levels of critical minerals to be sourced from the US or a country with a free-trade agreement with the US.

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Tesla may be TX-based now, but it’s still a dominating force in CA

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Tesla may be a TX-based electric vehicle maker today, but its previous home, California, is still one of its strongest markets. This is especially the case with the Model 3 sedan and the Model Y crossover, the company’s two best-selling electric cars.

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Tokyo Tech team creates a device for simultaneous transmission of power and 5G signal

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As 5G networks start coming online, there is an expected associated increase in the scale of the Internet of Things network. With so many devices on the network, there is a growing need to make wirelessly powered devices that can work with 5G signals.

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Researchers designs new deep eutectic solvent to recover valuable elements from spent LNCM batteries

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A team from Central South University in China has developed a new type of deep eutectic solvent (DES) that can efficiently leach metal elements from spent Ni-Co-Mn lithium-ion batteries (LNCM).

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Elon Musk sells massive $6.5 billion chunk of Tesla (TSLA) stake

Electrek

Tesla has disclosed that CEO Elon Musk sold around $6.5 billion worth of Tesla (TSLA) shares last week. It’s a significant chunk of his Tesla stake, but the reason behind the sale is unknown as of now. A Twitter settlement maybe? more…. The post Elon Musk sells massive $6.5

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New class of coordination polymers for high-performance Li-, Na- and K-ion storage

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Researchers at the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium have designed and synthesized a new class of electrically conducting anionic coordination polymers for all practically relevant alkali-cation storage.

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NIO's phone division gets software head as team size exceeds 300, report says

CN EV Post

A former Meitu executive has joined NIO's phone division as head of software, according to local media. The post NIO's phone division gets software head as team size exceeds 300, report says appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. NIO NIO Phone

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Foxconn to build EV ecosystem and battery production chain in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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“This is crazy!” Hyundai Ioniq 5 sells out again in less than ten minutes

The Driven EV News

"Put my postcode in.and it was sold out." Hyundai Ioniq 5 crossover sells out again, as all 135 units in latest "raffle" spoken for within minutes. The post “This is crazy!” ” Hyundai Ioniq 5 sells out again in less than ten minutes appeared first on The Driven.

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Rheinmetall subsidiary MIRA offering modular system for teleoperated driving

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Newly founded Rheinmetall subsidiary MIRA GmbH is pooling the expertise of multiple Group companies in offer a modular, scalable system of certified hardware and software for teleoperated driving—the remote-control of vehicles on public roads. MIRA is aalready able to meet the challenges facing local public transport, logistics and industry by leveraging efficient new made-to-measure models for mobility.

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Ford F-150 Lightning Standard Range increased to 240 miles of range

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Ford announced a number of updates about its acclaimed all-electric pickup truck, the F-150 Lightning. According to a press release , the company just made the Ford F-150 Lightning Standard Range better, as the vehicle will now have an EPA-estimated range of 240 miles per charge.

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Tesla Model 3 and Y become best-selling vehicles in California, pushing EVs to new record

Electrek

Tesla Model 3 and Model Y have become the second-best and best-selling vehicles in California, helping electric vehicle sales reach a new record in the state. more…. The post Tesla Model 3 and Y become best-selling vehicles in California, pushing EVs to new record appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla equips China-made Model Y with new airbag for extra safety

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The Tesla Model Y is already one of the safest vehicles on the road today, but even its stellar safety ratings from across the globe are not enough to push the electric vehicle maker to rest on its laurels.

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Foxconn to manufacture electric tractors for Monarch at newly acquired Lordstown facility

Electrek

Foxconn has signed its first contract manufacturing agreement since acquiring a Ohio facility from Lordstown Motors. In addition to building EVs for Lordstown and Fisker Inc., Foxconn will now also be manufacturing advanced, driver optional electric tractors and battery packs for Monarch Tractors.

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Jet Charge wins contract for EV chargers along world’s longest electric highway

The Driven EV News

Jet Charge wins contract to install 98 EV chargers in Western Australia to help create the world’s longest continuously connected electric highway. The post Jet Charge wins contract for EV chargers along world’s longest electric highway appeared first on The Driven. Charging EV News

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Tesla Megapacks power NineDot Energy’s battery storage site in the Bronx, NYC

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NineDot Energy’s community-scale Tesla Megapack battery storage system in the Bronx, New York was unveiled today. The clean energy storage installation is expected to be a model for urban clean energy projects. As noted by NineDot Energy in a press release , the 3.08 MW/12.32

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Ford reopens F-150 Lightning orders, increases prices $6-8.5k, std EPA to 240 miles

Electrek

Ford is re-opening orders for existing reservation holders on its wildly popular F-150 Lightning EV truck – the new models will feature an upgraded standard range, new colors, and more. There are also some expected yet significant price increases. more….

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Exploring the pros and cons of nuclear energy

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Researchers at the University of Oklahoma’s Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis discuss evolving public perspectives on the future of nuclear energy in the US.

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Autonomy places giant EV order from Tesla, GM, VW, Ford, Rivian, and more

Electrek

Autonomy, an EV subscription service, has now officially placed its giant order for 23,000 electric vehicles from Tesla, GM, VW, Ford, Rivian, and more. more…. The post Autonomy places giant EV order from Tesla, GM, VW, Ford, Rivian, and more appeared first on Electrek.

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Rivian EDV wins over Amazon employee’s first impressions

Teslarati

An Amazon delivery driver has posted their first impressions of Rivian’s Electric Delivery Van (EDV), showing many advantages over its ICE counterpart.

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The Meyers Manx is coming back in 2024 as a hot electric dune buggy

Electrek

The Meyers Manx, the iconic 1960s dune buggy, is returning as the new all-electric Meyers Manx 2.0. more…. The post The Meyers Manx is coming back in 2024 as a hot electric dune buggy appeared first on Electrek.

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Sudbury’s critical minerals expertise can drive Canada’s electric vehicle industry

Innovation News Network

Learn how Sudbury’s abundance of critical minerals, mining expertise, and manufacturing prowess can take advantage of the upcoming EV supply. The post Sudbury’s critical minerals expertise can drive Canada’s electric vehicle industry appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Wing Bikes launches 25 MPH Freedom ST electric bike with sub-40 lb weight

Electrek

Wing Bikes has now launched and begun deliveries of its latest electric bike model, the Freedom ST. As a step-through e-bike, the Freedom ST is designed to offer similar performance to what we’ve come to know from Wing Bikes, yet with a much more accessible frame design. more….

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Prices slashed for Mazda MX-30 Electric due to lacklustre range

The Driven EV News

Mazda MX-30 Electric demo models advertised with massive discounts off original asking price, probably a legacy of their limited range. The post Prices slashed for Mazda MX-30 Electric due to lacklustre range appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News Mazda MX-30

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Tesla (TSLA) sales and export in China are down, but factory upgrade is to blame

Electrek

Tesla’s (TSLA) sales in China are down more than 60% month-to-month in July, but Gigafactory Shanghai’s planned upgrade is to blame. more…. The post Tesla (TSLA) sales and export in China are down, but factory upgrade is to blame appeared first on Electrek.

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Hydrogen hopeful Hyzon stocks fall off a cliff after revealing mass of problems

The Driven EV News

Hydrogen truck hopeful Hyzon Motors faces possible delisting after massive 45% stock plunge prompted by revelations of huge problems. The post Hydrogen hopeful Hyzon stocks fall off a cliff after revealing mass of problems appeared first on The Driven. EV News Hydrogen Fuel Cell

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Jaguar Land Rover opens new facility to test next-generation EVs

Electrek

Jaguar Land Rover is another automaker investing heavily to gain market share with its EVs. The company is announcing that it’s opening a new testing facility for its advanced electric vehicles. more….

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Tesla (TSLA) Canaccord price target raised to $881 after seeing the Fremont Factory in action

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Canaccord Genuity raised its price target for Tesla (TSLA) from $815 to $881 after a visit to the Fremont Factory. Canaccord analyst George Gianarikas visited the Fremont Factory last Friday and was impressed.

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EVgo Q2 earnings: accelerating growth on soaring EV demand, revenue up 90% YOY

Electrek

The US’s most extensive public fast charging network, EVgo , reported Q2 earnings today, reflecting strong growth on the heels of soaring EV demand. more…. The post EVgo Q2 earnings: accelerating growth on soaring EV demand, revenue up 90% YOY appeared first on Electrek.

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GM initiates “Customer Satisfaction Program” for Hummer EV over battery connector issue

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General Motors has initiated a voluntary recall of sorts for its Hummer EV over a potential battery connector issue on the vehicle.

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Sunrun, Ford’s official charging partner, launches a home EV charger

Electrek

San Francisco-headquartered Sunrun, the largest residential solar and battery storage installer in the US, has launched a new home electric vehicle (EV) charger. more…. The post Sunrun, Ford’s official charging partner, launches a home EV charger appeared first on Electrek.

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EV myths busted: Are electric vehicles actually good for the environment?

Drive Electric

With the introduction of the Clean Car Discount in 2022, the skyrocketing prices of petrol and diesel across the country and the increasing number of electric vehicles available in New Zealand, we are seeing more EVs on our roads than ever before.

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Chinese automaker Great Wall taps Emil Frey to distribute its EVs in Europe, beginning with Germany

Electrek

Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor has announced its next steps in previously laid out plans to expand EV sales to markets in Europe.

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