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2024 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid PHEV quickens without thirsty V-8

Green Car Reports

If there’s a theme that carries across plug-in hybrids of all kinds this year, it’s that batteries are getting bigger and electric-only driving range is getting longer. With Porsche’s latest versions of the Cayenne E-Hybrid plug-in hybrids, you can bet on both of those improvements, as well as the pursuit of better performance.

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Australia’s first electric “trackless tram” arrives for trial runs

The Driven EV News

Australia’s first electric “trackless tram” will undergo a trial to determine its viability. The post Australia’s first electric “trackless tram” arrives for trial runs appeared first on The Driven.

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Sporty Nissan EV concept cues an all-EV lineup for Europe by 2030

Green Car Reports

Nissan on Monday announced that every new Nissan model introduced for Europe from now on will be fully electric, with plans to make EVs 100% of the brand’s sales in Europe by 2030. The acceleration of EV adoption for the brand in Europe included the introduction of a new Europe-focused EV design concept that hints at what will replace the.

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Huawei says upcoming Luxeed S7 EV is ‘superior to Tesla’s Model S’

Teslarati

Smartphone maker Huawei has partnered with the China-owned Chery Automobile on the electric vehicle (EV) brand Luxeed, set to unveil its first vehicle in the coming months. The brand will debut a Tesla Model S rival near the end of November, according to a company executive. The Luxeed S7 will be unveiled in the Chinese market in late November, according to a statement from the head of Huawei’s car department, Richard Yu Chengdong, in a report from the South China Morning Post.

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

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Ubitricity plans to add 1,050 more EV charge points at UK lampposts

Green Car Reports

Ubitricity, a charging network operator owned by oil giant Shell, is expanding the rollout of lamppost EV chargers in the U.K. The company recently announced that it had been appointed by the governments of the Richmond and Wandsworth borough of greater London to install 1,050 public EV chargers, evenly divided between the boroughs. These 5-kw.

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Solar and battery storage prices have dropped almost 90% in 10 years

Electrek

The cost of solar power has fallen by 87%, and battery storage by 85% in the past decade, according to a new study – here’s why. more… The post Solar and battery storage prices have dropped almost 90% in 10 years appeared first on Electrek.

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Nissan unveils new sporty urban EV concept as it goes all-electric in Europe

Electrek

With plans to go 100% electric in Europe by 2030, Nissan is previewing its future lineup with a new sporty urban EV concept. more… The post Nissan unveils new sporty urban EV concept as it goes all-electric in Europe appeared first on Electrek.

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EVs set to use Tesla NACS, lamppost charging, EV battery sustainability: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Shoppers are wondering about carbon footprint, but answers are cloudy. Streetside charging plans advance in Britain ahead of a policy backtrack. And we round up all the EV brands planning to tap into the Tesla Supercharger network and make the switch to NACS. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. A growing portion of shoppers are concerned.

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Can EVs and solar save the world? The IEA thinks so

Electrek

The International Energy Agency (IEA) released its 2023 Net Zero Roadmap today – here’s what’s happened since 2021 and what must urgently happen before 2030. more… The post Can EVs and solar save the world? The IEA thinks so appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla latest Cybertruck units show impeccable build quality

Teslarati

Tesla Cybertruck units that are being called “manufacturing confirmation” builds are being seen on the Giga Texas property as the company is revamping the factory to full production after a stoppage to upgrade lines. These units show impeccable build quality, and they are the best Cybertruck builds we have seen to date. With the Cybertruck heading toward initial deliveries , as Tesla still plans to start with them before the end of the year, things are getting interesting on the Giga

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

Brief

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The two most common cars traded for Tesla Model 3 might surprise you

Electrek

A new study shows what vehicles buyers are trading in for used electric vehicles, including the Tesla Model 3, which is the most popular used EV in the US. The top two vehicles tradded for the Model 3 might surprise you. more… The post The two most common cars traded for Tesla Model 3 might surprise you appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Megapack 10.3/20.6 MWh project in Austria goes live

Teslarati

Austria’s largest battery energy storage system (BESS), made of Tesla Megapacks, recently went live. The official X account for the Tesla Megapack announced that the 10 MW/20 MWh BESS project in Ardnolstein is live and supporting the transmission network. “The focus is initially on supporting the Austrian transmission network. But the system also opens up exciting opportunities for building a local energy community market and integrating active electricity consumers,” said CEO of NGEN Smart Grid

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Kawasaki Is Taking Popular Motorcycle Models Electric

CleanTechnica EVs

In the United States, motorbikes are owned by fewer than 10% of households. They are primarily used for recreational purposes, such as cruising along mountain roads on weekends or exploring the woods and deserts on dirtbikes.

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Edinburgh orders 50 Volvo BZL Electric double deck buses

Electric Cars Report

Edinburgh bus operator Lothian Buses announced an order for 50 new Volvo BZL Electric double deck buses, each with MCV bodywork, for Scotland’s capital city. At an investment of over £24million, Lothian will introduce these new vehicles in two batches across 2024, with the first vehicles appearing on Edinburgh’s streets in early spring. This investment […] The post Edinburgh orders 50 Volvo BZL Electric double deck buses appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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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 plans for major Supercharger expansion in Las Vegas

Teslarati

Tesla is planning a major Supercharger expansion in Las Vegas, with over 75 new stalls to be available to EV drivers by the end of 2023. Tesla already operates Superchargers in a variety of locations across the Sin City, but the demand for charging locations for drivers of the company’s vehicles is increasing. The automaker announced on a small, curbside sign that it was planning to bring more stalls and stations to Las Vegas around various areas of the city.

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EV Penetration Exceeds 30% in 4 California Counties

CleanTechnica EVs

According to registration data used as a proxy for sales, there were four counties in the United States with electric vehicle (EV) market penetration above 30% as of December 2022, and all were in California.

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Joby Aviation delivers electric air taxi to the US Air Force ahead of schedule, part of $131M contract

Electrek

eVTOL developer Joby Aviation is starting to make good on a massive contract signed with the US Department of Defense this year. The company is not only celebrating its delivery of Joby aircraft to the US Air Force, but it is also claiming to be the first company to deliver an all-electric air taxi to a customer in the entire country… and it did so ahead of schedule. more… The post Joby Aviation delivers electric air taxi to the US Air Force ahead of schedule, part of $131M contract appeared fir

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Wuling Bingo Sales Have Hit 100,000 Units In China Since Launch!

CleanTechnica EVs

The Wuling Bingo is a cool small 5-door hatchback launched earlier this year in China. Following the smash hit Wuling Hongguang Mini EV that made mini EVs very fashionable in China, especially in the second and third tier cities and so on, the Bingo also looks like it will be another successful product.

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EV chargers increasingly a ‘necessity’ at LA apartments and stores

Teslarati

As the auto industry transitions to electric vehicles (EVs), many have aired concerns that there will not be enough charging stations. According to one new report, many landlords and real estate owners in Los Angeles, California are rushing to construct new EV charging hardware at apartments, stores, office buildings and more. Charging stations are not only considered a necessity for new housing developments in Los Angeles, according to the LA Times , but they’re also an opportunity for owners o

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Zero Trust Authentication: 7 key principles of the new security concept

Innovation News Network

Zero Trust Authentication seeks to revolutionise how we think about the relationship between authentication and security. The post Zero Trust Authentication: 7 key principles of the new security concept appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Ford pauses work, limits spending on $3.5 billion EV battery plant with CATL

Electrek

Ford is pausing construction on its $3.5 billion EV battery plant in Marshall, Michigan, with plans to limit spending for the time being. more… The post Ford pauses work, limits spending on $3.5 billion EV battery plant with CATL appeared first on Electrek.

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Survey: EV battery production can cloud sustainability picture

Green Car Reports

EVs produce no "tailpipe" emissions, but the environmental impact of battery production has car shoppers concerned about EVs' overall carbon footprint, according to a new Ipsos survey. Of the consumers surveyed, 73% said they were concerned about how EV battery production might affect the planet. Further, 74% said they were concerned about the.

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Vay hires its first teledriver to remotely operate its vehicles in the US

Electrek

Four months after announcing plans to bring its rental EV delivery service over from Europe to the US, Vay has hired its first teledriver – the first of many who will soon be remotely operating EVs throughout the country without a human physically present. more… The post Vay hires its first teledriver to remotely operate its vehicles in the US appeared first on Electrek.

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Nissan says all new vehicles for European market will be electric

Teslarati

Amidst an industry-wide transition to electric vehicles (EVs), Japanese automaker Nissan is the latest to announce a total switch from internal combustion engine (ICE) automobiles, at least in one key market. By the end of the decade, Nissan will only sell EVs in Europe, a company executive said this week. Nissan said on Monday that all of its new models arriving in Europe will be fully electric, and the company will only sell EVs in the market by 2030, according to Reuters.

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Candela C-8 electric boat breaks world record for electric boat endurance

Electric Cars Report

Imagine traveling by electric boat from London to Amsterdam and back within 24 hours? During a recent endurance challenge, the electric, hydrofoiling Candela C-8 covered a distance equivalent to that journey, setting a new world record for the longest distance driven by an electric boat in a day. Swedish electric boat manufacturer Candela’s latest version of its C-8 foiling craft […] The post Candela C-8 electric boat breaks world record for electric boat endurance appeared first on

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Tesla considering EV factory in Thailand, reports prime minister after meeting with Elon Musk

Electrek

Tesla is reportedly considering building an electric vehicle factory in Thailand, according to Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin after meeting with Elon Musk. more… The post Tesla considering EV factory in Thailand, reports prime minister after meeting with Elon Musk appeared first on Electrek.

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US & Kenya Sign $60 Million Connectivity Grant, Including Assistance For The Purchase Of Electric Buses For Nairobi BRT

CleanTechnica EVs

The Washington DC-based Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the Government of Kenya signed a $60 million Kenya threshold program agreement earlier this week. They say the program is designed to improve urban connectivity and promote economic growth in Kenya.

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Every new Nissan model in Europe will be 100% electric from now

Electric Cars Report

Nissan, the company which lit the spark that electrified the automotive industry, is today counting down to an all-electric line-up in Europe. With many countries debating when to ban sales of internal combustion engines, Nissan is pressing ahead with plans to achieve 100% EV in Europe by 2030, with all new Nissan models from now […] The post Every new Nissan model in Europe will be 100% electric from now appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Nissan To Launch Only EVs In Europe From Now On, Drop ICEs By 2030

InsideEVs

"There is no turning back now," Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida said as the brand pledged to go all-electric in the region by 2030.

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Rivian R1 electric vehicles featured on Forza Horizon 5

Teslarati

The Rivian R1T and R1S will be available for Forza Horizon 5 players. “Both the [Rivian] R1S and R1T are available to unlock on the Festival Playlist during the second and third week of Horizon Creatives: Players will be able to unlock the Rivian R1T on the second week of Horizon Creatives by completing the “Mudslinger’s Scramble” EventLab challenge on the Festival Playlist.

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Used Car of the Day: 1972 Opel GT

The Truth About Cars

We're going back to the '70s today -- this 1972 Opel GT appears to be in car-show shape. It's had a complete engine rebuild and the brakes have also been rebuilt. There's no rust, a re-done interior, new wiring, new exhaust, new clutch and clutch plate, new radiator, new tires, and a cleaned and coated fuel tank. Despite this, the owner says the car is not perfect.

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Asteroid Bennu sample to be studied by The University of Manchester as part of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission

Innovation News Network

The University of Manchester is set to receive and study a sample from asteroid Bennu, helping to unveil secrets of our Solar System. The post Asteroid Bennu sample to be studied by The University of Manchester as part of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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QOTD: Striking Out

The Truth About Cars

Today's QOTD is an easy one -- what, to you, would be a fair deal between the UAW and the automakers? For the sake of myself and our moderators, please spare us personal attacks and irrelevant rants. Please don't tell us how much unions suck or how overpaid the CEOs are. The question is about what a fair deal would be. For example -- the union initially asked for a 40 percent raise before backing down to 36 percent.

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Chevy Silverado EV vs. gas Ford F-150 towing test shows impressive results [Video]

Electrek

The new Chevy Silverado EV is out to “redefine the boundaries” of full-size pickups with impressive power and performance. But how does it stack up against Ford’s classic gas-powered F-150? more… The post Chevy Silverado EV vs. gas Ford F-150 towing test shows impressive results [Video] appeared first on Electrek.

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