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Chevy Bolt EV owners may get up to $1,400 for battery recall

Green Car Reports

Those who’ve owned or leased a Chevrolet Bolt EV from the 2017 through 2022 model year are likely eligible for an amount ranging from $700 to $1,400, as part of a $150 million settlement amount against GM and LG Energy Solution. The Michigan class-action case is the consolidated version of eight class-action cases filed in various U.S.

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CATL Shenxing Battery Strikes Fear Into The Hearts Of Governments & Automakers

CleanTechnica EVs

The CATL Shenxing PLUS battery is a big step forward for the EV revolution but a significant risk to traditional manufacturers. The post CATL Shenxing Battery Strikes Fear Into The Hearts Of Governments & Automakers appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Caterpillar is putting MASSIVE 240-ton electric haul truck to work in Vale mine

Electrek

Mining company Vale is turning to Caterpillar to provide this massive, 240-ton battery-electric haul truck in a bid to slash carbon emissions at its mines by 2030.

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Tesla Fremont and Giga Nevada have built 3 million cars

Teslarati

Tesla has celebrated the production of three million cars across its Fremont factory and Gigafactory Nevada, just under two years after surpassing two million at the sites. On Friday evening, in a post on X , Tesla’s main account shared a congratulations to Fremont and Giga Nevada, celebrating the accomplishment. The post also includes a pair of photos showing the production team at Gigafactory Fremont with the three millionth electric vehicle (EV) built, a deep blue metallic Model S.

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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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Peak ICE Fleet Is Closer Than We Believe

CleanTechnica EVs

Let’s start with some brief history on the transition to EV sales, and then get to the big topic: transitioning the ICEV (internal combustion engine vehicle) fleet to electricity. The world passed peak ICEV sales back in 2017 EVs were only a small fraction of total vehicle sales back then. [continued] The post Peak ICE Fleet Is Closer Than We Believe appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Model Y units with black Gemini wheels seen leaving Fremont factory

Teslarati

Tesla seems to be preparing to begin offering its Gemini wheels in black, as one viewer has spotted the variant on a Model Y leaving its Fremont factory. In a post on X on Saturday, The Kilowatts shared a photo of Model Y units with black and silver Gemini wheels without the aero covers, some of which were being readied to ship out on a hauling truck at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California.

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Tesla selling Model 3 demo vehicles in inventory at a slight discount

Teslarati

Tesla is selling some of the demo vehicles for the upgraded Model 3 in its inventory, offering a slight discount from what buyers would pay for brand-new versions of the vehicles. On Saturday, multiple users spotted demo Model 3 units on Tesla’s inventory website in multiple markets, selling with a little over a thousand miles on the odometer and at discounts of hundreds of dollars compared to buying them new.

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What To Tell Family, Friends, & Neighbors So They Don’t Buy Another Gas Car!

CleanTechnica EVs

No one should be buying a gas car these days. Here’s a list of reasons you can use to convince your family, friends, and neighbors to buy an electric car next time they need a new vehicle. Electric cars are a new, soon-to-be-dominant technology. Once you drive and own an. [continued] The post What To Tell Family, Friends, & Neighbors So They Don’t Buy Another Gas Car!

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Tesla’s ‘Mobile Gallery’ towed by Cybertruck makes it to Florida

Teslarati

Tesla has brought its so-called “Mobile Gallery” to Florida, after the Cybertruck-towed display celebrating the Model Y was first launched a few months ago. The Mobile Gallery, which was last deployed in New York City , features a Model Y in a glass case being towed by the Cybertruck. On the glass, the unique advertisement reads “The Best-Selling Car in the World is Made in America,” citing data from JATO Dynamics.

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Argonne Nat’l Lab is spending big bucks to study BIG hydrogen vehicles

Electrek

Argonne National Laboratory is building a new research and development facility to independently test large-scale hydrogen fuel cell systems for heavy-duty and off-road applications with funding from the US Department of Energy.

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

Brief

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BYD Launches Its First Pickup Truck, BYD SHARK, In Mexico

CleanTechnica EVs

BYD SHARK, BYD’s first pickup truck, makes its global debut and is officially launched in Mexico. Equipped with DMO Platform, BYD SHARK achieves enhancements in safety, power, off-road capability, intelligence, and comfort. BYD SHARK will land in more countries and regions in the near future. On May 14, BYD launched. [continued] The post BYD Launches Its First Pickup Truck, BYD SHARK, In Mexico appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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This new $5,000 electric drone can carry you and your brave friends

Electrek

As I peruse Alibaba for all sorts of fun and interesting electric vehicles, I often stumble across seemingly outlandish products that often have a real use case behind them. The best of those make it into the recurring Awesome Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week column , and that’s precisely where this man-carrying drone lands today.

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Comment on Onvo L60 likely to help Nio top 20,000 unit monthly sales, says Deutsche Bank by Augustus Meyer

CN EV Post

@David Shurvell In reply to David Shurvell. It is understandable, that the longs, scr. by Mr. LiE, have no other args than stupid insults. Smart people know, that SHORTs have to be much more careful in their analysis, because of much higher risk. Which is without limits, theoretically. However, NIO has a proven record for years, of never disappointing SHORTs.

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Used Tesla Cybertruck Markups Plummet As Hype Cycle Cools Down

InsideEVs

With increased production and decreased launch ferver, the days of $200,000+ used Cybertruck listings are gone for good.

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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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Tesla AI efforts could provide boost to Dell’s business: Evercore ISI

Teslarati

Investment research firm Evercore ISI raised its price target for Dell stock from $140 per share to $165 per share. Analysts at the firm noted that Dell might have secured a significant portion of Tesla’s upcoming AI server buildout, a deal that could potentially be worth billions. The Evercore analysts noted that the potential Tesla deal could add to Dell’s AI backlog, which is currently estimated at around $2.9 billion.

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Cyclum Renewables Truck Stops Offers EV Charging for Trucks & Light Duty Vehicles without Connection to the Local Electric Utility Grid, Solar, or Batteries

CleanTechnica EVs

Cyclum utilizes RNG-fueled microturbines to generate clean green electricity, making the truck stops carbon negative at less cost & space of electric grid or solar power Cyclum Renewables, a pioneering force in building Renewable fueled truck stops with Traditional & Transitional Fuels, is revolutionizing the future of electric vehicle (EV).

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New Fuso eCanter updated with various safety and comfort functions

Electric Cars Report

The Daimler Truck brand FUSO announces a comprehensive update of the popular Canter light-duty truck. In the all-new Canter (for the 6.0 t, 7.5 t and 8.55 t variants), additional safety and comfort features are available as standard. Furthermore, the interior has been completely redesigned. The fully electric sister model eCanter will also receive various […] The post New Fuso eCanter updated with various safety and comfort functions appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Mercedes Latest German Automaker To Pull Back On Its Electric Car Plans

CleanTechnica EVs

Mercedes is backing away from its electric car plans as slower than expected sales have taken the company by surprise. The post Mercedes Latest German Automaker To Pull Back On Its Electric Car Plans appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Honda to Debut Class 8 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Concept at ACT Expo 2024

Electric Cars Report

Honda will debut a Class 8 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Concept at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo on May 20, showcasing the start of a new demonstration project aimed at future production of fuel cell powered products for the North American market. Honda is seeking new business collaborations as the company expands its hydrogen […] The post Honda to Debut Class 8 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Concept at ACT Expo 2024 appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Malta Prime Minister Robert Abela Visits the Public Service Expo 2024 as New Fleet of 250 EVs Launched

CleanTechnica EVs

For the second consecutive year, the Public Service is holding its annual Public Service Expo at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre, MFCC, at Ta’ Qali. During the Expo, themed ‘Investing in Skills’, Prime Minister Robert Abela launched 250 electric vehicles and described the Public Service as an agent of. [continued] The post Malta Prime Minister Robert Abela Visits the Public Service Expo 2024 as New Fleet of 250 EVs Launched appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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New Tesla Model 3 Performance Gets Another $1,000 Price Hike

InsideEVs

It still qualifies for the $7,500 federal tax credit, but barely.

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Driver Takes Down a 113-Year-Old Salt Tram Tower in Death Valley

Baua Electric

A century ago, the timber-and-iron tower had supported a tram carrying precious salt across the Inyo Mountains that had been mined from a remote valley in the California desert. More recently, it stood as an artifact in the Saline Valley, and it marked the edge of a hiking trail through the sun-baked wilderness. But a visitor to the Death Valley National Park in California brought the 113-year-old structure down on April 19 when it was used in an effort to pull a pickup truck out of the mud, pro

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Comment on Xpeng G6, X9 debut in HK, local deliveries to begin in Q3 by nov22

CN EV Post

Oversea expansion is one area Xpeng has outperformed NIO. By partnering with oversea distribution channel, Xpeng is building its revenue book outside Tuesday insurance registration annoucement, with minimum investment. It seems selling more cars is not William Li's objective. He wants to control the distribution channel and selling cars gives him the legitimacy to own the distribution channel oversea.

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Caterpillar is putting MASSIVE 240-ton electric haul truck to work in Vale mine

Baua Electric

Mining company Vale is turning to Caterpillar to provide this massive, 240-ton battery-electric haul truck in a bid to slash carbon emissions at its mines by 2030. Caterpillar and Vale have signed an agreement that will see the Brazilian mining company test severe-duty battery electric mining trucks like the 793 BEV (above), as well as V2G/V2x energy transfer systems and alcohol-powered trucks.

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The Sneaky Standard

Cars That Think

A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium , Ernie Smith’s newsletter, which hunts for the end of the long tail. Personal computing has changed a lot in the past four decades, and one of the biggest changes, perhaps the most unheralded, comes down to compatibility. These days, you generally can’t fry a computer by plugging in a joystick that the computer doesn’t support.

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Argonne Nat’l Lab is spending big bucks to study BIG hydrogen vehicles

Baua Electric

Hydrogen case study at Anglo American mine; via NPROXX Argonne National Laboratory is building a new research and development facility to independently test large-scale hydrogen fuel cell systems for heavy-duty and off-road applications with funding from the US Department of Energy. The US Department of Energy (DOE) is hoping Argonne Nat’l Lab’s extensive fuel cell research experience, which dates back to 1996, will give it unique insights as it evaluates new polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) f

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2024 BYD Sealion 6 PHEV review: Is this the new Chinese medium SUV that knocks over the Toyota RAV4 hybrid?

EV Central

The whirlwind that is BYD’s Australian journey has dropped yet another model on local shores, the Sealion 6 medium SUV. It’s a significant arrival for a couple of reasons. Firstly, it lands the Chinese maker in Australia’s biggest sales segment and, as a plug-in hybrid , it is BYD’s first ICE-powered , CO2-emitting vehicle to go on sale here following the launch of three BEVs since 2022 – the Atto 3 , Dolphin and Shark.

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Velocity truck rental adds 47 high-speed truck chargers to California dealer network

Baua Electric

Velocity truck rental is doing its part to help commercial fleets electrify by energizing 47 high-powered charging stations at four strategic dealer locations across Southern California. And they’re doing it now. The new Velocity Truck Rental & Leasing (VTRL) charging network isn’t some far-off goal being announced for PR purposes. The company says its new chargers are already in the ground, and set to be fully online and energized by the end of this month at at VTRL facilities in Rancho Dom

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How Will New China Tariffs Affect Tesla & Other EV Makers?

CleanTechnica EVs

When Joe Biden was a US presidential candidate in 2019, he tweeted, “Trump doesn’t get the basics. He thinks his tariffs are being paid by China. Any freshman econ student could tell you that the American people are paying his tariffs.” Fast forward five years to May 2024, and President. [continued] The post How Will New China Tariffs Affect Tesla & Other EV Makers?

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Mahindra Scorpio-N Adventure Edition revealed for South Africa

Baua Electric

By: HT Auto Desk | Updated on: 18 May 2024, 14:40 PM The new Mahindra Scorpio-N Adventure Edition is based on the top-spec Z8 four-wheel drive variant in South Africa and comes with a host of upgrades to make it even more capable of taking on rough terrains. --> The new Mahindra Scorpio-N Adventure Edition is based on the top-spec Z8 four-wheel drive variant in South Africa and comes with a host of upgrades to … The new Mahindra Scorpio-N Adventure Edition is based on the top-spec Z8 four-

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Hatchbacks not giving up territorial rights so easily | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

In 1984, securing a Maruti 800 with its cutting-edge features, such as disc brakes, front-wheel drive, reliable wipers, and the luxury of air conditioning, was akin to striking automotive gold. Yet, acquiring the Rs 50,000 marvel required a patience-testing wait that often stretched beyond three years. In those days, India revolved around the pulse of small cars, an automotive ethos that endured for decades, reigning supreme until 2017-18, after which tides started turning in the favour of SUVs

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‘Hatchbacks are here to stay; no guarantee that SUVs will remain popular in the future’: RC Bhargava | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

The Chairman of Maruti Suzuki India Limited who is also a seasoned veteran in the auto industry spanning over four decades, firmly advocates that for India to progress into a developed nation, accessible mobility options are imperative. He says that the resurgence of hatchbacks is inevitable, emphasising that as the income levels of entry-level consumers rise and owners of scooters and motorcycles transition to higher segments, the demand for small cars is bound to experience a revival.

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Chevy Bolt EV owners may get up to $1,400 for battery recall

Baua Electric

Those who’ve owned or leased a Chevrolet Bolt EV from the 2017 through 2022 model year are likely eligible for an amount ranging from $700 to $1,400, as part of a $150 million settlement amount against GM and LG Energy Solution. The Michigan class-action case is the consolidated version of eight class-action cases filed in various U.S. District Courts vs.

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Autocar Professional’s May 15, 2024, issue is out! | Autocar Professional

Baua Electric

Cover story We deep dive into the automotive landscape in India, particularly focusing on the evolving dynamics within the hatchback segment. The recent introduction of the Gen IV Swift hatchback by Maruti Suzuki amidst the SUV dominance is indeed a noteworthy move, highlighting the enduring appeal of hatchbacks in the Indian market and why some OEMs are still banking on them.

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