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Here's why in a few years EVs may cost less than gas models

Green Car Reports

Lithium supply may soon exceed demand for use in EV batteries, potentially bringing price parity with internal-combustion vehicles later this decade, according to a new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). New emissions rules proposed by the EPA are expected to boost EV sales to 67% of total U.S. new-car sales by.

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Tesla Model S road warrior passes 1.2 million miles in 10 years

Teslarati

Ten years ago, Hansjörg von Gemmingen-Hornberg purchased a second-hand Tesla Model S with 18,641 miles on its odometer. Since then, Gemmingen-Hornberg has driven his all-electric sedan consistently across several continents. And in a recent update on social media, the Tesla owner revealed that his Model S has now passed the 1.2 million mile mark. Gemmingen-Hornberg’s recent milestone was posted on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter.

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Mercedes delays EV targets, ICE models staying "well into the 2030s"

Green Car Reports

Mercedes-Benz is delaying an EV sales target that would have seen the automaker go all-electric in at least some markets by 2030, Reuters reports. The automaker told investors Thursday that it now expects EVs and hybrids to account for up to 50% of its sales by 2030. In 2021 Mercedes said it aimed to hit the 50% sales target in 2025, and sell only.

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Tesla Cybertruck range test reveals impressive distance on full charge

Teslarati

Tesla Cybertruck range tests are all the buzz, and publications are looking to see how accurate the automaker’s projections and estimates are, and how many miles the all-electric pickup can travel on a full charge. A few tests have already been performed, including one that took the Cybertruck on the highway and gave less-than-favorable results.

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

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Here's why in a few years EVs may not cost more than gas models

Green Car Reports

Lithium supply may soon exceed demand for use in EV batteries, potentially bringing price parity with internal-combustion vehicles later this decade, according to a new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). New emissions rules proposed by the EPA are expected to boost EV sales to 67% of total U.S. new-car sales by.

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BYD launches new Dolphin EV starting under $14K as price war with ICE cars heats up

Electrek

BYD launched the new Dolphin Honor Edition with more performance, an improved design, and an even lower price tag. The new BYD Dolphin EV starts at $13,900 (99,800 yuan), fueling the automaker’s declared price war on ICE cars.

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Cancer treatment: Prioritising the patient

Innovation News Network

EORTC explains the importance of patient-centric clinical research in cancer treatment to improve quality of life. The post Cancer treatment: Prioritising the patient appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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IF Metall dissuading major companies from Tesla Sweden purchases

Teslarati

IF Metall’s strike against Tesla Sweden is dissuading a few large Swedish companies from purchasing Tesla cars. Swedish outlets speculate that the big companies cutting back on Tesla purchases might hit the car company harder than IF Metall’s moves against the US manufacturer. Skanska and ABB are two of the most prominent companies that have decided to halt Tesla purchases.

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Tesla Has Improved Braking With A Full Battery!

CleanTechnica EVs

It’s been a long time since I charged my Tesla Model 3 SR+ above 90%, but I’m taking my girls. [continued] The post Tesla Has Improved Braking With A Full Battery! appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Watch this humanoid robot work on NIO’s EV assembly line [video]

Electrek

In a next-level automation move, Chinese EV maker NIO (NYSE: NIO) is piloting humanoid robots on its EV assembly line at one of its factories.

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

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1st Electric-Only Volvo Truck

CleanTechnica EVs

Volvo Trucks introduces its eighth all-electric truck model, the Volvo FM Low Entry, as its first electric-only model, enhancing the. [continued] The post 1st Electric-Only Volvo Truck appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Jeep’s first EV will land in the US as early as July, electric Wrangler-like Recon to follow

Electrek

The first all-electric Jeep could be delivered to US customers as soon as July. According to new CEO Antonio Filosa, production of Jeep’s first EV, the Wagoneer S SUV, is expected to begin in Q2. Deliveries could happen as soon as the third quarter. Jeep’s CEO also confirmed we may see the electric Wrangler-like Recon launch by the end of the year.

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Mercedes-Benz chooses to push back its EV sales goal five years

Teslarati

Mercedes-Benz has been a mainstay in the automotive field, and has a name that truly brings along thoughts of luxury and class. People will have to wait a tad longer before electrification goes hand-in-hand with the German automaker, as the company said this week it would push back its goals for EV sales by five years from 2025 to 2030. Mercedes-Benz executives detailed the plan during their Earnings Call, where they now hope to have electric vehicles and hybrids make up at least 50 percent of t

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Rivian Opening Its Own Charging Network to All EVs

CleanTechnica EVs

Rivian is following in Tesla’s footsteps with its decision to open its public charging network to all electric vehicles (EVs). [continued] The post Rivian Opening Its Own Charging Network to All EVs appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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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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Adin Ross shoots up his Tesla Cybertruck

Teslarati

Notable streamer and internet personality Adin Ross recently took delivery of a Tesla Cybertruck, and in classic content creator fashion, he did the most ridiculous thing you could do to it: shoot it with a gun. This is not the first time the Tesla Cybertruck has been subjected to gunfire, as CEO Elon Musk revealed the pickup underwent a variety of gunfire “Al Capone style” to test its durability.

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Rivian R2 Pricing, Details, Unveiling Event

CleanTechnica EVs

Rivian is gearing up to reveal its Rivian R2 in the coming weeks, bringing with it exciting details ahead of. [continued] The post Rivian R2 Pricing, Details, Unveiling Event appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla will use Over-the-Air Update to remedy 8700 cars with rear camera bug

Teslarati

Tesla will use an Over-the-Air software update to remedy an issue with the rear camera in 8,700 EVs in China. Tesla will fix 1,071 Model S and Model X and 7,529 Model 3 vehicles in what is being described as a “recall,” according to federal regulators in China. According to some reports regarding the issue with the rear camera, there are some vehicles that have unstable integrated circuit communications, which can be fixed through software.

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GE scraps plans to make giant 18 MW offshore wind turbines

Electrek

GE Vernova is abandoning plans to supersize its offshore wind turbines and will instead focus on rolling out smaller "workhorse" turbines.

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When Fentanyl Cripples Your EV

CleanTechnica EVs

Some recent check-ins at an EV charging station in Roswell, New Mexico, reveal a big problem: copper theft. This is. [continued] The post When Fentanyl Cripples Your EV appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Texas just got an enormous 1.1-million-panel solar farm

Electrek

Renewable developer Clearway Energy Group has completed a 452-megawatt (MW) solar farm in West Texas – and it’s huge.

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We’ve Only Ever Owned Electric Cars

CleanTechnica EVs

It wasn’t until our first daughter could no longer comfortably fit in her portable infant car seat that we decided. [continued] The post We’ve Only Ever Owned Electric Cars appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Rivian (RIVN) stock hits all-time low after double analyst downgrade, job cuts

Electrek

After disappointing fourth-quarter results, Rivian (RIVN) stock earned a double downgrade, sending share prices to an all-time low. Sitting at its lowest value since going public, the EV maker looks to gain control of costs in 2024.

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Stop That: BMW Recalls Vehicles for Brake Issues

The Truth About Cars

Pursuant to federal law (we’ve always wanted to start a post in that manner), BMW is recalling approximately 80,000 machines from the 2023 and 2024 model years for vexing problems with braking systems. Models run the gamut, including some 5- and 7-Series sedans plus their electric i5 and i7 counterparts. On the crossover and SUV side of the ledger, the company has identified certain copies of the X1, X5, X6, X7, and the strange-looking XM as requiring attention.

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Volvo to sell majority of Polestar (PSNY) stake, cuts funding for next growth stage

Electrek

Volvo announced plans to sell 62.7% of its stake in EV maker Polestar (PSNY) as it looks toward the next stage of its transformation. Volvo said it will also cut off funding as the “company is well positioned for growth.

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Faking It: 2025 Dodge Charger EV To Simulate Vibrating 'Engine'

InsideEVs

Dodge is engineering an “Active Vibration Enhancement” system into its upcoming electric muscle car.

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Ford Pro E-Telematics subscription rolls out for commercial electric vehicles

Teslarati

Ford Pro rolled out a subscription service for its commercial vehicles. The legacy automaker’s new subscription service is the Ford Pro E-Telematics for commercial electric vehicles. Ford offers Telematics for commercial vehicles and E-Telematics for commercial EVs. The Telemtacs and E-Telematics subscription enables fleet owners to monitor their cars and drivers.

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Are Plug-In Hybrids the Future?

The Truth About Cars

On today's podcast, we ponder if plug-in hybrids are the future, talk Tesla and Ram, and ruminate on our first races attended as fans. It's just Chris and I this go 'round, though Matthew Guy does drop by to chat car-wash soaps. We set up our PHEV discussion by comparing Prius notes , then we touch briefly on the latest Tesla Cybertruck controversy before I give you the skinny on the 2025 Ram 1500.

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Tesla Cybertruck turns into a tank with massive snow tracks

Electrek

Tesla Cybertruck is often described as a tank, but it now literally comes a lot closer to one with these massive snow tracks.

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New Jersey Program Will Electrify School Buses Across the State

The Truth About Cars

Love them or hate them, there are quite a few use cases in which an EV is the ideal vehicle. Public transportation, route deliveries, and school buses are great examples of vehicle types that would benefit from electrification, and New Jersey is putting money behind that thought to send electric school buses to 18 school districts. The state recently touted a three-year pilot project with a $45 million investment behind it.

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Video Friday: Pedipulate

Cars That Think

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We also post a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months. Please send us your events for inclusion. HRI 2024 : 11–15 March 2024, BOULDER, COLO. Eurobot Open 2024 : 8–11 May 2024, LA ROCHE-SUR-YON, FRANCE ICRA 2024 : 13–17 May 2024, YOKOHAMA, JAPAN RoboCup 2024 : 17–22 July 2024, EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS Enjoy today’s videos!

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Ineos Announced Its Third Off-Roader and This One Is Electrified

The Truth About Cars

The Ineos Fusilier is on its way, bringing two electrified powertrains, a skateboard chassis, and the brand’s signature old-school styling. Company chairman Sir Jim Ratcliffe said the vehicle offers Ineos’ robust off-road capabilities, noting that the range extender makes a fully electric vehicle more practical for many buyers. Ineos leaned on Magna to help design the SUV, which also helped the company develop the Grenadier and Quartermaster pickup, its first two offerings.

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2026 Ineos Fusilier showcases rugged 4WD tech with full electric drivetrain – and it’s designed to get seriously dirty

EV Central

Newcomer off-road brand Ineos has unveiled its first EV, which should hit the market in 2026 as a zero emissions rival to upcoming electric off-roaders from Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota. The Ineos Fusilier is set to join the rugged Land Rover-inspired Grenadier and brings an EV powertrain option as the brand prepares for tightening emissions regulations.

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Here’s Lucid’s Plan To Survive 2024 And Beyond

InsideEVs

Lucid is struggling with demand for its cars, but its CEO is pushing investors to think long-term.

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From Coast to Coast: Uncovering the Most Loved Cars in Each State

The Truth About Cars

Photo credit: jluke / Shutterstock.com Every state in America has its own unique preferences when it comes to choosing the right vehicle. These preferences are shaped by a variety of factors, including the state's geographical landscape, climate, and lifestyle of its residents. An article by J.D. Power explores the most popular vehicles sold be state.

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