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First stations of Pilot-GM EV fast-charging network are open

Green Car Reports

General Motors and Pilot Travel Centers announced Tuesday that the first 17 locations of their national EV charging network are up and running. The initial locations span 13 states and include multiple stalls at each site with chargers that can deliver up to 350 kw. As the companies note, many of the locations include canopies, pull-through stalls.

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EPA data shows Rivians are more efficient than Cybertrucks, even with larger wheels and batteries

Electrek

Following several new documents containing details of the Tesla Cybertruck posted to the EPA’s website, we have been able to better understand the efficiencies the truck will achieve. While Cybertruck should perform better than nearly all its current competitors in the electric pickup segment, the slightly smaller Rivian R1T appears to have it beaten – even with larger wheels and battery packs. more… The post EPA data shows Rivians are more efficient than Cybertrucks, even with larger wheels and

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Toyota electric sports car teased with advanced battery tech

Green Car Reports

Toyota is once again showing its FT-Se electric sports car concept—this time with a bit more information. The automaker revealed the FT-Se last month at the 2023 Tokyo auto show, but didn't provide much technical info at that time. Now Toyota has published dimensions and hinted at next-generation battery tech that could be included if the.

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Elon Musk: low-cost Tesla is advanced, manufacturing is going to be revolutionary

Electrek

Elon Musk commented on the upcoming low-cost Tesla electric car, saying that it is “advanced” in its development. The CEO also commented on the “revolutionary” manufacturing advancements that Tesla is making to make the vehicle a reality. more… The post Elon Musk: low-cost Tesla is advanced, manufacturing is going to be revolutionary appeared first on Electrek.

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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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Fiat 500e US details, GM charging network, Toyota electric sports car: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

GM and Pilot say their EV fast-charging network is open for business. Toyota’s FT-Se concept is looking even better with a few more details. And the Fiat 500e is back. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Fiat has revealed 500e pricing, range, and feature details for the long-awaited U.S.-bound version of this second-generation electric.

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Tesla’s $25,000 car to be built at Giga Texas, then Giga Mexico: Elon Musk

Teslarati

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shared some new details about the automaker’s plans for its next-generation, $25,000 electric vehicle (EV), including that it will be built first in Austin, Texas. On Tuesday, longtime auto industry veteran Sandy Munro shared a new interview with Musk, held following the Cybertruck delivery event. During the interview, the two talked mostly about the Cybertruck, though they also discussed Tesla’s next-generation vehicle for a few minutes.

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Tesla Model 3 refresh gets ‘Outstanding EV’ award from CarWow

Teslarati

Two of Tesla’s electric vehicles (EVs) have been recognized in this year’s Car of the Year Awards, as shared by one automotive outlet this week. The Tesla Model 3 refresh, dubbed “Highland” during development, was awarded the “Outstanding EV” award by CarWow on Tuesday. The publication said that the newly designed Model 3 was “right up with the best electric vehicles,” adding that the refreshed model available in many countries had corrected some o

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Artificial Intelligence is a Top Priority for Tech Leaders in 2024

Cars That Think

With all the concern surrounding artificial intelligence, it’s no surprise that top tech leaders surveyed by IEEE chose AI as the most important technology for 2024. “ The Impact of Technology in 2024 and Beyond: An IEEE Global Study ” consulted 350 CIOs, CTOs, IT directors, and other technology leaders in Brazil, China, India, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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Tesla ‘highly confident’ Cybertruck is safer than other trucks: Elon Musk

Teslarati

Tesla began delivery of the Cybertruck last week, and CEO Elon Musk has since touted the unique electric vehicle’s (EV’s) safety compared to other pickups. After the new pickup garnered a review from Hagerty journalist Jason Cammisa last week, Musk responded to a frame of that video saying that Tesla is “highly confident” the Cybertruck will be significantly safer per mile than other trucks.

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Tesla share of Australia EV market falls below 50 pct as Chinese brands make their marque

The Driven EV News

Tesla's EV market share in Australia has dropped below 50 pct in the latest month, as lower cost Chinese brands gain market share. Includes sales data for all models. The post Tesla share of Australia EV market falls below 50 pct as Chinese brands make their marque appeared first on The Driven.

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

Brief

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Tesla China opens Q4’s final month with 17,400 insurance registrations

Teslarati

Tesla China’s insurance registrations for the week ending December 3, 2023, showed an improvement compared to the previous week, which was already quite impressive in its own right. Over the week of November 27-December 3, Tesla saw over 17,400 insurance registrations across China. This represents a 4.19% increase from the 16,700 insurance registrations that were tracked during the fourth week of November.

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Tesla starts detecting speed cameras – Waze-like service?

Electrek

Tesla is starting to roll out a new feature to warn drivers about speed cameras in cars. Is a Waze-like system finally coming? more… The post Tesla starts detecting speed cameras – Waze-like service? appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla App Update provides improvements to Phone Key and Waypoints

Teslarati

Tesla is launching the newest version of its App with a new software update, labeled version 4.27.5. A variety of new features are set to roll out, including Phone Key improvements, Waypoints Support, and Supercharger Photos, so drivers know what to expect from their next charging visit. Tesla’s 4.27.5 App Update will be released on December 5 and features a few new features after 4.27.3 rolled out last week, which featured the first looks at Cybertruck Support after the delivery event las

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Hyundai and Kia exports hit new record driven by strong demand for electric vehicles

Electrek

South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia hit their highest export performance ever. The surge in exports was driven by Hyundai’s competitive EVs and expanding global sales. more… The post Hyundai and Kia exports hit new record driven by strong demand for electric vehicles appeared first on Electrek.

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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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Toyota introduces new PROACE MAX large-sized electric commercial van

Electric Cars Report

As Toyota’s first large-sized commercial van in Europe, the PROACE MAX joins an expanded PROACE family of vehicles alongside the updated PROACE and PROACE CITY as part of a comprehensive Toyota Professional product portfolio of commercial vehicles. A new battery electric powertrain brings responsive driving, ride comfort and high-capacity haulage in a variety of configurations […] The post Toyota introduces new PROACE MAX large-sized electric commercial van appeared first on Electric Cars

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GM confirms 2025 launch date for next-gen Chevy Bolt EV

Electrek

Finally, GM’s CEO Mary Barra announced when we can expect the next-gen Chevy Bolt EV to hit the market. The affordable EV will reemerge on GM’s Ultium platform in 2025. more… The post GM confirms 2025 launch date for next-gen Chevy Bolt EV appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Strike In Sweden Now Involves Denmark, May Spread To Norway And Finland

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla is locked in a titanic struggle with Sweden's largest labor union. The result could have repercussions around the world. The post Tesla Strike In Sweden Now Involves Denmark, May Spread To Norway And Finland appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The first fast chargers in GM and Pilot Flying J’s huge coast-to-coast network are open

Electrek

The first of 500 charging stations at Pilot Flying J rest stops are now open. General Motors announced the new partnership with Pilot Travel Centers and fast charging network EVgo last year, and today the companies announced that 17 charging stations are up and running across 13 states after a soft launch, which started in September. more… The post The first fast chargers in GM and Pilot Flying J’s huge coast-to-coast network are open appeared first on Electrek.

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Rivian To Introduce Cheaper, Lighter Battery Pack In 2024: CFO

InsideEVs

Claire McDonough said the new battery "takes thousands of dollars of costs out, additional mass out" and will be much easier to build.

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Rivian lands deal with SiriusXM for R1T and R1S

Teslarati

Rivian has landed a massive deal with SiriusXM, bringing the audio experience to the R1T and R1S all-electric vehicles starting in 2024. Rivian and SiriusXM announced the deal on Monday, and the radio platform will be directly integrated into Rivian’s in-vehicle software, offering intuitive, user-friendly control. The deal will also come with a three-month free trial of SiriusXM’s comprehensive audio entertainment offering for all Rivian owners.

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Watch the Tesla Cybertruck take on a Rivian R1T and Hummer EV in an epic drag race [video]

Electrek

Tesla’s Cybertruck is one of the most highly anticipated EV releases of all time. With the new electric truck officially rolling out, many want to see how it stacks up against the competition. Watch the Cybertruck take on the Rivian R1T and Hummer EV in an exciting drag race in the video below. more… The post Watch the Tesla Cybertruck take on a Rivian R1T and Hummer EV in an epic drag race [video] appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla labor strike spreads from Sweden to Denmark

Teslarati

A labor dispute and subsequent strike in Sweden against Tesla has reportedly spread to Denmark. A union in Denmark has now said it would no longer transport vehicles to Sweden, Financial Times reported. Denmark’s largest union is 3F, and on Tuesday, it announced that its dockworkers and drivers would stop any effort to move vehicles that were set to arrive in Sweden as a result of the strike that IF Metall , the Swedish union, has against Tesla.

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New BYD Vessel Can Transport 7,000 Vehicles Around The World

CleanTechnica EVs

As we’ve written in recent months, BYD has gotten neck and neck with Tesla in terms of full electric vehicle. [continued] The post New BYD Vessel Can Transport 7,000 Vehicles Around The World appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Jeep retires its cheapest vehicle as it gears up for an EV offensive in the US

Electrek

The Jeep Renegade will sail off into the sunset after the 2023 model year. Jeep’s cheapest vehicle will be discontinued as the brand joins the EV race in North America. more… The post Jeep retires its cheapest vehicle as it gears up for an EV offensive in the US appeared first on Electrek.

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Ford Pro and Xcel Energy Partner to Install 30,000 EV Charging Ports for Business Fleets by 2030

Electric Cars Report

Ford Pro, the commercial division within Ford Motor Company, and Xcel Energy, a national leader in clean energy, announced a unique collaboration to support the deployment of 30,000 EV charging ports in Xcel Energy service territories across the U.S. by 2030 with most upfront costs offset by Xcel for qualifying business fleet customers. Ford Pro […] The post Ford Pro and Xcel Energy Partner to Install 30,000 EV Charging Ports for Business Fleets by 2030 appeared first on Electric Cars Repo

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Sellafield denies reports of a significant cyber security breach

Innovation News Network

Sellafield nuclear site has denied claims that it has been hacked by cyber groups closely linked to Russia and China. The post Sellafield denies reports of a significant cyber security breach appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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UK: November EV-sales up 27.5% in November

Electric Cars Report

The UK new car market grew by 9.5% in November to reach 156,525 units, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). In the market’s best November for four years, registrations almost returned to pre-pandemic levels, down just 96 units (-0.1%) on 2019. Growth was driven entirely by fleets […] The post UK: November EV-sales up 27.5% in November appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Lucid Motors (LCID) updates its 2024 model year Airs, including lower prices and a RWD Pure

Electrek

This morning, Lucid Motors shared details of its 2024 model year Air sedans, which are available for sale starting today. While the updates are minimal, Lucid is offering more customization options across its flagship EV, three of which (should) see lower pricing… some at the cost of some performance. more… The post Lucid Motors (LCID) updates its 2024 model year Airs, including lower prices and a RWD Pure appeared first on Electrek.

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The Tesla Cybertruck Could Be An Insurance And Repair Nightmare

InsideEVs

DeLorean enthusiasts, body shop technicians, and insurance agents all weigh in on Tesla's stainless steel truck.

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Lucid updates and upgrades Air lineup for 2024

Teslarati

Lucid announced today that it would update and upgrade the lineup of Air sedans for the 2024 model year, attempting to offer more flexibility with vehicle configurations. The Air sedan is Lucid’s first vehicle release, and over the years, the automaker has been able to offer several configurations at more affordable price points, but now its focus is evidently features.

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Pilot Travel Centers, GM and EVgo Open First Stations in Coast-to-Coast EV Charging Network

Electric Cars Report

Pilot Travel Centers, General Motors and EVgo today opened the first 17 locations of their previously announced national electric vehicle fast charging network. Now available in 13 states, the network features an elevated charging experience, providing EV travelers access to the same amenities offered at existing Pilot and Flying J travel center locations.

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A New Automated Home EV Charger — Will This Tech Ever Thrive?

CleanTechnica EVs

Over the past decade+ that I’ve covered the electric vehicle industry, certain debates have lived on and on, sometimes with. [continued] The post A New Automated Home EV Charger — Will This Tech Ever Thrive? appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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ONE’s Dual Chemistry Gemini Battery Powers BMW iX 608 Miles on a Single Charge

Electric Cars Report

Our Next Energy (ONE), a Michigan-based energy storage technology company, announced its Gemini dual-chemistry battery achieved 608.1 miles (978.6 km) of range in a BMW iX on a single charge. The milestone was achieved using a WLTP test cycle, the European standard for determining the range of fully electric vehicles. “Electric vehicles will achieve mass adoption when […] The post ONE’s Dual Chemistry Gemini Battery Powers BMW iX 608 Miles on a Single Charge appeared first on Electric Cars

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ABB E-mobility & Scania Solve EV Charging Challenges with Global Deal

CleanTechnica EVs

Scania and ABB are working together to provide their customers with reliable, diverse, well fitting EV fast chargers. Electric vehicles. [continued] The post ABB E-mobility & Scania Solve EV Charging Challenges with Global Deal appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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