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Civic Hybrid and Polestar 3 reviews, $25,000 Jeep EV, Tesla 4680 update: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

How are BMW and VW using AI in their EVs? Why are lawmakers pushing back about how EVs figure into fleet efficiency standards? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 15, 2024. This week Green Car Reports provided first impressions of two upcoming models that prioritize.

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China versus Tesla: Why Australia is enjoying an electric vehicle price war

The Driven EV News

Australia is enjoying an EV price war as Chinese brands lead the charge against Tesla, which could be pushed into finally producing a lower-price, lower-spec vehicle that competes at the lower end The post China versus Tesla: Why Australia is enjoying an electric vehicle price war appeared first on The Driven.

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BYD and CATL aim to launch new EV batteries with 6C charge rate

Teslarati

BYD and CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd) reportedly aim to launch a new electric vehicle (EV) battery with a 6C charge rate. A battery’s C rating measures the current at which it is charged or discharged. Car News China explains that a charge rate informs people how many times a battery can fully charge within an hour. For a 6C charge rate, a battery would theoretically be able to charge six times in an hour.

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Sunbelt Rentals adds electric skid steer to its California lineup

Electrek

The latest addition to Sunbelt Rentals’ ever-expanding lineup of zero-emission construction equipment is here, and it’s an all-electric skid steer set to be deployed on the Gateway project at UC Berkeley, California.

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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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Why Don’t More Charging Stations Have Pull-Thru Stalls & Canopies? How Can We Fix This?

CleanTechnica EVs

A week or so ago, I came across a social media post from Electrify America that left me a little confused. The stations seemed laid out well. There’s good room, well-marked spaces, and even a lot of space to pull through with a small trailer! But, the company put in. [continued] The post Why Don’t More Charging Stations Have Pull-Thru Stalls & Canopies?

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Milence opens one of Europe’s largest truck charging hubs at the Port of Antwerp-Bruges

Electric Cars Report

Milence, the joint venture between Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP, and Volvo Group, opened its largest charging hub to date at the Port of Antwerp-Bruges in Belgium. With a total throughput of 289 million tonnes per year, the Port of Antwerp-Bruges is a major hub for global trade. Its central location, extensive connections and excellent […] The post Milence opens one of Europe’s largest truck charging hubs at the Port of Antwerp-Bruges appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Opinion: A Window Of Opportunity Is Opening For General Motors 

CleanTechnica EVs

There’s no other way to put it: GM has struggled badly in its transition to EVs. But recent developments have led me to believe that GM may be better positioned than it appears to be: if I’m right, and if GM does not mess up, it may well be one. [continued] The post Opinion: A Window Of Opportunity Is Opening For General Motors appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Elon Musk has dropped his lawsuit against OpenAI and Sam Altman

Teslarati

Elon Musk has dropped his recently filed lawsuit against OpenAI and CEO Sam Altman, which claimed that the company had abandoned its not-for-profit and open-source origins. According to a filing with the San Francisco Superior Court last week, Musk and his attorneys requested that the court dismiss the lawsuit without prejudice, leaving room for him to potentially re-file in the future.

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Bolt, TRÍ, & Watu Partner to Empower Drivers with Electric Three-Wheeler Pilot Program in Tanzania

CleanTechnica EVs

From about 2010, the population of three-wheeled internal combustion engine vehicles has been growing in Tanzania. These three-wheelers are used as taxis and have become an integral part of Tanzania’s transport ecosystem. One of the major original equipment manufacturers in the internal combustion engine three-wheeler market is the Indian firm. [continued] The post Bolt, TRÍ, & Watu Partner to Empower Drivers with Electric Three-Wheeler Pilot Program in Tanzania appeared first on CleanTechn

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Leading the charge: Lotus Emeya sets electric car charging record with 310km added in ten minutes

EV Central

The all-new 2024 Lotus Emeya is officially one of the quickest EVs to charge. Not content with already being one of the fastest four-door sedans money can buy, the Emeya can also pile on electrons at an alarming rate: just 14-minutes to have its massive 102kWh battery topped up from 10-80 per cent. During the record charging, the Lotus Emeya recorded a peak charging speed of 402kW using a 400kW DC charger before settling down to an impressive 331kW average.

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

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Bollinger Motors Announces Sale of 80 Bollinger B4 Chassis Cabs to Momentum Groups

CleanTechnica EVs

Agreement Creates Innovative Mobile Charging Solution, Electric Vehicle Option for Fleet Owners and Managers OAK PARK, Michigan — Bollinger Motors, Inc., an electric commercial vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, this week announced it has reached an agreement to sell 80 all-electric Class 4 commercial trucks to Momentum, a leader in fleet management and. [continued] The post Bollinger Motors Announces Sale of 80 Bollinger B4 Chassis Cabs to Momentum Groups appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The good, the great, and the really bad: A review of an EV charging network

The Driven EV News

We did a tour of the newly upgraded RAA charging network. They are mostly great, and one even includes sideways parking for those EVs towing something. But one key site is a big disappointment. The post The good, the great, and the really bad: A review of an EV charging network appeared first on The Driven.

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Lucid leads Tesla in EV tech by ‘a number of years,’ according to CEO

Teslarati

The lead executive from luxury electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Lucid Motors says that his company is “a number of years ahead” of Tesla in terms of its technology, as stated during a recent interview. Lucid CEO Peter Rawlinson was interviewed in a video segment of Fox Business on Thursday, during which he said that Tesla used to be the tech leader, though Lucid had since “taken that mantle.” The feature included a test drive of the Lucid Air, along with an interview fr

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Mini unveils Australian pricing for electric Aceman, its first electric only model

The Driven EV News

Mini has unveiled pricing for the Mini Aceman, an electric five-door crossover vehicle that will be released in Australia this year and is the first to be produced on an electric only drivetrain. The post Mini unveils Australian pricing for electric Aceman, its first electric only model appeared first on The Driven.

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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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Selling A “Stupid” Tesla Cybertruck, Upgrading To Cadillac Lyriq

InsideEVs

From range to pricing and accessories, the Cybertruck has failed to live up to his expectations.

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Tesla Cybertruck survives hit-and-run sideswipe collision with zero scratches

Teslarati

One of the jokes that car enthusiasts typically tell each other is that damages from a crash — no matter how serious — could probably get “buffed out.” In the case of a Tesla Cybertruck that was sideswiped by a Ford Mustang, this turned out to be quite true. In fact, the Cybertruck didn’t even need to get buffed out at all. It just needed some cleaning and some new paint protection film.

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Cheaper Tesla Cybertruck on its way as Elon Musk says Roadsters might fly

The Driven EV News

Tesla's craziest EV gets cheaper with increased production, as Elon Musk announces flying car. The post Cheaper Tesla Cybertruck on its way as Elon Musk says Roadsters might fly appeared first on The Driven.

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Hyundai officially files for ~$3 billion IPO in India

Teslarati

On June 16, 2024, Hyundai Motor Company confirmed that it officially filed for an initial pubic offering (IPO) in India estimated to raise nearly $3 billion. The South Korean automaker has already submitted the “Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) to India securities market. The DRHP is a preliminary document for Hyundai’s IPO in India. It is a crucial step in the IPO.

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2024 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV Gets More EPA Range: Up To 339 Miles

InsideEVs

The key is the new 118-kWh battery and higher overall efficiency.

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Rivian announces its latest round of salaried worker layoffs

Teslarati

Rivian has announced an additional round of layoffs for some salaried roles, after the company let go of a number of workers earlier this year. On Thursday, the electric vehicle (EV) maker said it would be getting rid of a “small number” of salary roles at the company, as reported by Central Illinois Proud. Rivian spokeswoman Kelli Felker told the publication about the news, though it was not disclosed how many positions the company planned to eliminate.

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Maruti Suzuki Fronx crossover blitzes past 1.5 lakh sales milestone in 14 months

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 17 Jun 2024, 08:13 AM Maruti Suzuki Fronx’s first one lakh unit sales came in 10 months, while it registered the next 50,000 in just four months. Maruti Suzuki Fronx’s first one lakh unit sales came in 10 months, while it registered the next 50,000 in just four months. Maruti Suzuki Fronx premium compact crossover, based on the Maruti Suzuki Baleno has reached the milestone of 150,000 unit sales in just 14 months since its launch in April 2023, after be

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UAW President under investigation for retaliation tactics with other leaders

Teslarati

An independent federal monitor has opened an investigation into United Automotive Workers (UAW) President Shawn Fain, citing allegations of retaliation against other leaders at the union. In a filing dated June 10, federal court-appointed monitor Neil Barofsky said he opened an investigation into Fain in February, after the union’s secretary-treasurer alleged that the UAW President had been retaliatory when certain expenditures were not approved for his office (via Automotive News ).

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2024 GWM Haval H6 GT Ultra Review

Baua Electric

Overview TOPPING out the Haval H6 medium SUV line-up is the coupe-SUV style H6 2.0 GT Ultra (AWD) priced from $46,490 drive-away. The Ultra asks a $6500 premium over the other coupe-style H6 2.0 GT Lux front-wheel drive listed from $40,990 drive-away. Competition may come from two other Chinese brands in the MG HS 2.0 Essence AWD (wagon) from $36,990 drive-away and the Chery Tiggo 7 1.6 Ultimate AWD (wagon) from $45,990 drive-away.

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Stellantis executive departures have dealers concerned

Teslarati

Following the departure of four high-profile executives at Stellantis North America, some dealers are growing concerned about the company’s direction. Recent departures include those of Jeep North America Head Jim Morrison, who retired earlier this month, and Dodge Ram CEO and 32-year company veteran Tim Kuniskis, who also retired in May. Additionally, Jason Stoicevich left after just two months as the Vice President of the company’s U.S.

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Interview: Li Cao, ED, Leapmotor | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Zhejiang Leapmotor Technologies Ltd wants to stamp its presence in all the segments of the Indian EV market, from hatchbacks to SUVs and MPVs. In an exclusive interview with Autocar Professional , Li Cao, ED and Sr VP of one of China’s fastest-growing electric car companies said India is definitely part of the company’s plan to sell about 1 lakh units globally in 2025.

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Mullen PowerUP is an EV and mobile charging station in one

Baua Electric

Based on the all-electric Mullen THREE electric chassis cab, Mullen says the new PowerUP mobile charging platform provides increased job site versatility thanks to on demand, mobile DC fast-charging. The Mullen PowerUP ships with its own 160 kW battery pack, with a modular design that’s capable of bringing up to 1 MWh wherever it’s needed, whether that’s a job site without a grid connection or a disaster relief effort.

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Sunbelt Rentals adds electric skid steer to its California lineup

Baua Electric

The latest addition to Sunbelt Rentals’ ever-expanding lineup of zero-emission construction equipment is here, and it’s an all-electric skid steer set to be deployed on the Gateway project at UC Berkeley, California. UC Berkeley’s Gateway will be the future home of the school’s computer and data science departments. Students there will explore technological solutions for an equitable and decarbonized future – making zero-emission equipment like the electric Bobcat T7X skid steer is a natural fit

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Mercedes to use Alpitronic’s Hypercharger 400 for its HPC public EV charging network – Charged EVs

Baua Electric

Mercedes-Benz High-Power Charging North America, a joint venture between Mercedes-Benz Group and MN8 Energy, is moving ahead with its planned $1-billion investment in public EV charging. As part of this investment, Mercedes-Benz HPC announced plans to deploy Alpitronic ’s Hypercharger 400 throughout its network. Manufactured in Wisconsin, the Hypercharger 400 offers charging power levels up to 400 kW, and support for a wide range of output voltages.

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APM Terminals to pilot electric terminal tractors with inductive charging at New Jersey port – Charged EVs

Baua Electric

APM Terminals Elizabeth, a division of shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, is dipping its corporate toe into electrification. The company will invest $5 million in its Electrification Pilot Project, including a $1.4 million Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant from the EPA. The DERA grant has facilitated the replacement of seven diesel terminal tractors with new Mafi T 230e Electric-Terminal-Tractors (eTTs), which support both plug-in and wireless charging.

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2024 GWM Haval H6 GT Ultra Review

Baua Electric

Overview TOPPING out the Haval H6 medium SUV line-up is the coupe-SUV style H6 2.0 GT Ultra (AWD) priced from $46,490 drive-away. The Ultra asks a $6500 premium over the other coupe-style H6 2.0 GT Lux front-wheel drive listed from $40,990 drive-away. Competition may come from two other Chinese brands in the MG HS 2.0 Essence AWD (wagon) from $36,990 drive-away and the Chery Tiggo 7 1.6 Ultimate AWD (wagon) from $45,990 drive-away.

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Serbia to give green light for Rio Tinto lithium mine – ET Auto

Baua Electric

In 2021 and 2022 Serbian environmentalists collected 30,000 signatures in a petition demanding that parliament enact legislation to halt lithium exploration in the country. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is preparing to give Rio Tinto the green light to develop Europe’s largest lithium mine two years after Belgrade called off the project, the Financial Times said on Sunday.

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HD Kumaraswamy backpedals on subsidy, says was calling for ‘balanced approach’ – ET Auto

Baua Electric

Kumaraswamy – whose JDS is a BJP ally – reassured stakeholders that the Centre remained committed to creating a favourable environment for domestic companies while also bolstering the local semiconductor industry. A day after questioning the subsidy to Micron Technology , Union minister HD Kumaraswamy went into damage-control mode, saying his comments weren’t meant to criticise the incentives but to highlight the need for a more balanced approach.

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Civic Hybrid and Polestar 3 reviews, $25,000 Jeep EV, Tesla 4680 update: The Week in Reverse

Baua Electric

How are BMW and VW using AI in their EVs? Why are lawmakers pushing back about how EVs figure into fleet efficiency standards? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 15, 2024. This week Green Car Reports provided first impressions of two upcoming models that prioritize efficiency and driving fun.