Thu.Sep 28, 2023

article thumbnail

2024 Honda Prologue first look: 300-mile electric SUV starts under $50,000

Green Car Reports

If you’re lured in by the likes of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 or Kia EV6, or even the Ford Mustang Mach-E or Tesla Model Y, the 2024 Honda Prologue simply isn’t for you. That’s because you won’t find design overtures effectively remaking the shape of the vehicle around an EV skateboard platform. Or splashy styling themes that look.

Honda 196
article thumbnail

6 Massachusetts School Districts To Acquire Electric School Buses

CleanTechnica EVs

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) recently awarded Accelerating Clean Transportation (ACT) grants to six Massachusetts school districts to electrify their school bus fleets. The grants are up to $2 million per fleet. They include funds for new buses and technical assistance to operationalize them, such as installing chargers and designing charging sites.

article thumbnail

Mercedes EQS EV may soon allow hands-free, eyes off the road

Green Car Reports

A limited number of U.S. Mercedes-Benz EV drivers will soon have access to Drive Pilot, a driver-assistance system that Mercedes claims will let drivers take their eyes off the road in certain situations. Drive Pilot promises to advance self-driving capability because it's what Mercedes claims is an SAE Level 3 system offering "conditionally.

Mercedes 164
article thumbnail

Tesla breaks ground on its futuristic diner with drive-in theater and Supercharger

Electrek

Tesla has broken ground on the site of its planned futuristic diner with a drive-in theater and Supercharger station. Yes, it sounds like that crazy project is actually happening. more… The post Tesla breaks ground on its futuristic diner with drive-in theater and Supercharger appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla 145
article thumbnail

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

emissions global warming Norway climate change carbon dioxide youtube lighting

article thumbnail

2024 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid blacks out, still gets 42 mpg

Green Car Reports

The 2024 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid gains a new Nightshade Edition grade, but keeps its impressive fuel economy. A crossover that borrows underpinnings and a name from the ubiquitous Corolla sedan and hatchback, the Corolla Cross made its debut for 2022, but it arrived as a hybrid for 2023. Changes are minimal for 2024, encompassing an updated.

Toyota 158
article thumbnail

Tesla delivers Cybertruck launch event apparel – hinting at imminent launch

Electrek

Tesla has started to deliver Cybertruck launch event apparel to employees – hinting at an imminent launch for the electric pickup truck. more… The post Tesla delivers Cybertruck launch event apparel – hinting at imminent launch appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla 144

More Trending

article thumbnail

Tesla embarrasses all automakers with these two charts

Electrek

Tesla has a well-known lead in the US electric vehicle market, but these two new charts help visualize that lead to a degree that should embarrass all other automakers in the US. more… The post Tesla embarrasses all automakers with these two charts appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla 144
article thumbnail

Nissan: No New ICE Cars For Europe, All-EV By 2030

CleanTechnica EVs

In a recent press release, Nissan announced a bold move for itss European business. Starting now, there will be no new combustion-powered vehicle models for the market, and by 2030, the company wants all new Nissans to be “100% electric.” Let’s take a quick look at the announcement and then discuss what it means.

Nissan 140
article thumbnail

Mercedes-Benz and NIO are exploring an EV tech partnership, report says

Electrek

Another German automaker may be looking to China for electric vehicle tech. A new report claims that Mercedes-Benz and NIO have discussed a potential EV tech partnership. more… The post Mercedes-Benz and NIO are exploring an EV tech partnership, report says appeared first on Electrek.

Mercedes 144
article thumbnail

Honda Prologue details, Kia EV9 pricing, 2024 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Honda reveals its Prologue EV, and we have lots of photos, details, and first impressions. The Toyota Corolla Cross goes Nightshade. The Kia EV9 gets a base price. And we look at what it takes to legally take your eyes off driving in the Mercedes EQS. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. In a first look at the 2024 Honda Prologue, Green Car.

Honda 128
article thumbnail

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

Brief

article thumbnail

Here’s how solar and wind kept the Texas grid online in 2023’s brutal summer heat

Electrek

Utility-scale solar and wind kept the Texas grid online during 2023’s record-breaking summer heat, according to IEEFA – here’s how it breaks down. more… The post Here’s how solar and wind kept the Texas grid online in 2023’s brutal summer heat appeared first on Electrek.

Wind 143
article thumbnail

Why Your Next Car Should Be A BEV — Frank Answers From Driving Electric For 9+ Years

CleanTechnica EVs

First of all, let’s start with 9 key points I’ll cover. Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) efficiently use clean energy and emit no pollution while driving! When a BEV is more convenient. Driving your electric rocket-mobile (fun, fun, fun). Lower fuel and service costs. Driving a BEV cross country.

Pollution 127
article thumbnail

Lucid expands into Porsche and Mercedes-Benz home turf with new EV studio

Electrek

California-based Lucid Motors will take on Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW on their home turf with its new EV retail studio in Germany. more… The post Lucid expands into Porsche and Mercedes-Benz home turf with new EV studio appeared first on Electrek.

Porsche 140
article thumbnail

Impact Assessment Of The Transition To Zero-Emission Trucks In Europe

CleanTechnica EVs

T&E commissioned Boston Consulting Group to study the impacts of the transition to zero-emission trucks on the European economy and truckmakers’ global competitiveness.

article thumbnail

ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

Oil

article thumbnail

Jeep’s first fully electric SUV racks up over 40,000 orders

Electrek

Jeep’s first 100% electric SUV, the Jeep Avenger, is creating a buzz in Europe. The Avenger has received over 40,000 orders since launching, as momentum picks up into the second half of the year. more… The post Jeep’s first fully electric SUV racks up over 40,000 orders appeared first on Electrek.

article thumbnail

Northvolt to build fully integrated battery plant in Canada

Teslarati

Northvolt Six is investing in a battery manufacturing plant in Canada. “Since we founded Northvolt seven years ago, we have pursued one goal: to establish a new sustainable model for battery manufacturing. Today, we are expanding Northvolt’s ambitions in Canada,” said CEO and co-founder of Northvolt Peter Carlsson. Northvolt’s new battery plant will be located in Saint-Basile-le-Grand and McMastrville, a suburb in Quebec, Canada.

Canada 115
article thumbnail

Rove’s 40-spot full-service EV charger concept breaks ground in Santa Ana

Electrek

Rove, a new developer of full-service charging stations, broke ground today on its first charging station in Santa Ana, California, which will include 40 charging spots, a grocery store, indoor and outdoor seating, and a car wash. more… The post Rove’s 40-spot full-service EV charger concept breaks ground in Santa Ana appeared first on Electrek.

Concept 134
article thumbnail

StoreDot partners with Volvo Cars to develop cells for next generation EVs

Electric Cars Report

StoreDot, the pioneer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles, has signed a landmark multi-year agreement with Volvo Cars to develop an optimized battery for next generation Volvo cars. This collaboration, with experts from Volvo Cars and StoreDot working together, will lead to the development of XFC cells which will be optimized […] The post StoreDot partners with Volvo Cars to develop cells for next generation EVs appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

Volvo 123
article thumbnail

Honda previews its first electric SUV arriving in 2024 with estimated range, pricing

Electrek

We are finally getting a sneak peek of Honda’s first 100% electric SUV arriving next year, the Honda Prologue. With pre-sales starting later this year, here’s what you can expect regarding pricing and range. more… The post Honda previews its first electric SUV arriving in 2024 with estimated range, pricing appeared first on Electrek.

Honda 130
article thumbnail

Arizona State Students Develop a Solar-Powered Air Filtration System

Cars That Think

A team of students from the Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University is helping to improve the air quality for nomadic communities in Mongolia. A drought in Mongolia has led to food shortages, prompting the nomads to migrate to the Ger district in the capital of Ulaanbaatar, one of the world’s most polluted cities. During the past few years, children living in the polluted district have lung functions that are 40 percent lower than those living in rural areas, according to UNICE

Arizona 122
article thumbnail

StoreDot and Volvo are pairing up to develop bespoke ultrafast EV batteries

Electrek

Volvo Cars has signed a multi-year strategic collaboration agreement with StoreDot, maker of extreme fast charging (XFC) EV batteries. more… The post StoreDot and Volvo are pairing up to develop bespoke ultrafast EV batteries appeared first on Electrek.

Volvo 127
article thumbnail

Biofuels Vs Synthetic Fuels: The Five Points That Favor Waste Biomass To Fuels

CleanTechnica EVs

I am betting on collective sanity, rational behavior of governments, and funding getting into the right hands as opposed to into the hands of people working on useless frippery.

Waste 119
article thumbnail

Northvolt chooses Quebec for its next battery gigafactory – a giant $5 billion project

Electrek

Northvolt has announced that it has selected a location in Quebec, on the south shore of Montreal, to build a new $5 billion battery gigafactory. more… The post Northvolt chooses Quebec for its next battery gigafactory – a giant $5 billion project appeared first on Electrek.

Batteries 120
article thumbnail

Lucid & Samsung Partner To Speed Up EV Design With “The Wall” — A Huge, High Quality Digital Display

CleanTechnica EVs

Sometimes, it just doesn’t feel like you’ve got enough screen real estate. This is very common for smartphones, but the convenience of having them on hand everywhere generally makes up for this. Even then, phones are getting bigger and bigger, and some even fold out to give you tablet-like space to work and play.

Design 120
article thumbnail

Honda Prologue SUV Available Early Next Year with Anticipated EPA Range Rating of 300 Miles

Electric Cars Report

With a name symbolizing the key role it plays in the company’s electrification strategy, the all-electric 2024 Honda Prologue is a spacious, adventure-ready midsize SUV. With an anticipated EPA range rating of 300 miles, DC fast charging capability and a neo-rugged design, the Prologue is ready to take on adventures around town and outside the […] The post Honda Prologue SUV Available Early Next Year with Anticipated EPA Range Rating of 300 Miles appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

Honda 113
article thumbnail

Nobody Really Knows How Well The Tesla Cybertruck Will Really Sell

CleanTechnica EVs

A recent article at Forbes explored the sales potential of the Tesla Cybertruck. In the EV community, it’s almost heretical to question the future success of the vehicle. Tesla fans will point to the many pre-orders the Cybertruck has, and after all, everyone they’re friends with is going to buy at least one!

Tesla 117
article thumbnail

Tesla enters critical trial over fatal Autopilot crash

Electrek

Tesla is going into a critical trial today over a death that reportedly happened in an Autopilot crash. The result of the trial could have an impact on the legal outcomes of other similar incidents. more… The post Tesla enters critical trial over fatal Autopilot crash appeared first on Electrek.

Legal 115
article thumbnail

2023 Honda Accord Hybrid Review - The Unofficial Car Of TTAC Readers

The Truth About Cars

Among the TTAC team, we’ve long joked that we could easily maintain our readership if we limited our daily coverage to one or two makes and models. While virtually everyone reading and commenting on our daily stories is an enthusiast of some persuasion, we can generally count on our readers to be pragmatic and practical when it comes to either buying a new car or recommending a new car to others.

Honda 111
article thumbnail

The electric motorcycle so expensive you have to prove you’re rich to test ride it

Electrek

Public test rides have now opened for one of the most expensive electric motorcycles in the world, the Arc Vector. The only problem is you and I probably don’t have deep enough pockets to get on the list for test rides any time soon. more… The post The electric motorcycle so expensive you have to prove you’re rich to test ride it appeared first on Electrek.

article thumbnail

Mercedes-Benz announces U.S. availability of DRIVE PILOT SAE Level 3 system

Electric Cars Report

Mercedes-Benz will launch its production-ready version of DRIVE PILOT in the United States. The class-leading system for conditionally automated driving rolls out in late 2023 with a limited fleet of SAE Level 3 equipped EQS Sedans in California and Nevada called DRIVE PILOT: First Class. In early 2024, Mercedes-Benz plans for additional customer deliveries of […] The post Mercedes-Benz announces U.S. availability of DRIVE PILOT SAE Level 3 system appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

Mercedes 109
article thumbnail

SRAM launches new mid-drive e-bike motor, outsmarts the competition

Electrek

SRAM’s new Eagle Powertrain electric bike motor has been officially unveiled, ushering forward a new era of ultra-smart e-bike motors that know what you want to do before you even know it. more… The post SRAM launches new mid-drive e-bike motor, outsmarts the competition appeared first on Electrek.

Motor 113
article thumbnail

New BMW 5 Series Sedan now also available with plug-in hybrid drive

Electric Cars Report

The new BMW 5 Series Sedan now offers the entire range of electrified drive technology. Just a few weeks after the market launch of the all-electric BMW i5 and the combustion engine variants equipped exclusively with 48-volt mild hybrid technology, two plug-in hybrid models will already be launched in November 2023. The BMW 530e Sedan […] The post New BMW 5 Series Sedan now also available with plug-in hybrid drive appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

BMW 109
article thumbnail

MG opens orders for Cyberster sports convertible in China, with right-hand drive to follow

The Driven EV News

MG is taking things to another level with its upcoming electric roadster as order books open in China. The post MG opens orders for Cyberster sports convertible in China, with right-hand drive to follow appeared first on The Driven.

Convert 103
article thumbnail

Fire Risk: Hyundai and Kia Recall More Than Three Million Vehicles

The Truth About Cars

Though EV fires receive a tremendous amount of attention in the news, they are far less common proportionally than gas vehicle fires. Sure, we’ve seen a few massive recalls for EV fires in recent years, including a massive campaign involving every Chevy Bolt and Bolt EUV made between 2017 and 2023, but gas vehicles are still more likely to catch fire.

Kia 105