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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Elon Musk’s X platform goes after LinkedIn

Teslarati

Elon Musk’s X platform rolled out another update, going after employment-focused social media platform LinkedIn. Tesla Recruiting’s X account recently announced that the company’s open job roles can be viewed through people’s X profiles. The announcement hints that companies may be able to use a similar feature to inform people of job vacancies they are actively recruiting to fill.

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2023 Kia Niro GT-Line review: Kia’s small SUV EV put to the seven-day family test

EV Central

The Kia Niro EV is the sensible little brother to the showy, extrovert, headline-stealing EV6. It’s a more sober and rational small family SUV boasting decent cabin space, long electric range, fast charging, premium features and smart tech. But as ever more EVs enter the Australian market, the Niro EV’s price tag is a sticking point. Kia asks $66,590 plus on-roads for the entry-level Niro S EV (about $70,600 drive-away), while our test Niro GT-Line EV is $72,360 plus charges, or some

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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!

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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.

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Sitting In A Right-Hand Drive Rivian R1T Pickup Got Me Thinking We Really Need These Pickups In Africa ASAP

CleanTechnica EVs

A right-hand drive Rivian R1T Pickup? Yes, you read that correctly. I was fortunate to get a chance to sit in one and check it out in Nairobi, Kenya.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lucid Opens Saudi Arabia’s First-Ever Car Manufacturing Facility

Electric Cars Report

Lucid Group has officially opened the first-ever car manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia. As Lucid’s second Advanced Manufacturing Plant (AMP-2) and first international plant, the facility will produce Lucid’s groundbreaking electric vehicles for Saudi Arabia and export to other markets. The AMP-2 facility received significant support from the Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (MISA), the Saudi Industrial […] The post Lucid Opens Saudi Arabia’s First-Ever Car Manufacturing Facility

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Solar powered “Supernova” EV charger opened at HQ of car industry lobby

The Driven EV News

A solar-powered electric vehicle charger has been opened at the headquarters of the Motor Traders’ Association of New South Wales in Sydney. The post Solar powered “Supernova” EV charger opened at HQ of car industry lobby appeared first on The Driven.

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Rapid Deployment Keeps Stillwater Capital Multifamily Project on Schedule

EV Connect

Striving for a Higher Standard in Modern Living Stillwater Capital, a leading private real estate developer based in Dallas, TX, has been at the forefront of innovative and integrated multifamily developments. No stranger to large, audacious projects, Stillwater helped spearhead the PGA of America moving its headquarters to Frisco, Texas in a $500 million mixed-use project with two 18-hole golf courses, retail, and a 500-room hotel.

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Germany has subsidised a total of two million electric cars, at a cost of $A16.5 bn

The Driven EV News

The German government has spent a total of €9.5 billion to subsidise the purchase of two million electric cars, reports business daily Handelsblatt. The post Germany has subsidised a total of two million electric cars, at a cost of $A16.5 bn appeared first on The Driven.