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California passes 1M mark for cumulative sales of electric vehicles: BEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs

Green Car Congress

California surpassed 1 million electric vehicles (1,054,095 units)—battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, and fuel-cell electric—sold cumulatively through the 4 th quarter of 2021, according to the California Energy Commission (CEC), making it the first US state to achieve this milestone. California also set a new yearly record with 250,279 electric vehicles sold, representing 12.4% of total California auto sales in 2021.

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VW ID.4 range boost, wireless charging for Tesla, charging station of the future: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which automaker doesn’t make vehicles with tailpipes but settled with the EPA this week? Which EV isn’t getting any price change from 2022 to 2023? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending February 25, 2022.

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Benchmark: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine risks raising costs for Europe’s auto industry

Green Car Congress

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens to increase costs for Europe’s vehicle industry, which is already struggling with record high lithium prices and a shortage of semiconductor chips, according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence. Prices for nickel, a key battery material, rose to their highest levels since 2011 this week following Russian president Vladimir Putin’s decision to send troops into Ukraine.

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Tesla starts rolling out of Full Self-Driving Beta in Canada

Electrek

Tesla has officially started rolling out its Full Self-Driving Beta in Canada – marking the first official international expansion of the driver-assist system that Tesla taunts as an early version of a true self-driving system. more….

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Chevron, Iwatani to build 30 hydrogen fueling stations in California

Green Car Congress

Chevron USA, a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, and Iwatani Corporation of America (ICA), a wholly owned subsidiary company of Iwatani Corporation will co-develop and construct 30 hydrogen fueling sites in California by 2026. As part of the agreement, Chevron plans to fund construction of the sites, which are expected to be located at Chevron-branded retail locations across the state.

Major electric bicycle company flirts with lower prices on top models after recent price hike

Electrek

Anyone who has been following recent pricing trends in the electric bicycle industry has experienced quite a roller coaster ride.

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DSM Engineering Materials expands production of high-performance polymers in China for EVs and E&E

Green Car Congress

DSM Engineering Materials is expanding its high-performance materials production capacity at its Jiangyin plant in Jiangsu Province, China. Work on an additional compounding line began in February 2022, with completion expected in 2023.

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Kimbal Musk: Tesla Was 'Very Ignorant' Of Bitcoin's Environmental Impact

InsideEVs

Elon Musk's brother believes Tesla did not consider the environmental impact of its investment in the crypto currency

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: This $2,000 Chinese electric pickup truck

Electrek

For all those folks out there that “don’t see color,” do I have an awesome electric pickup truck for you?! The fact that it only comes in pink could be a turn off for some, but not for you!

California Surpasses 1 Million Plug-In Electric Car Sales

InsideEVs

It's more than in the next 10 states combined

Quick Charge Podcast: February 26, 2022

Electrek

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. more…. The post Quick Charge Podcast: February 26, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Watch Cupra Born Perform The Moose Test

InsideEVs

It's only slightly better than the Volkswagen ID.4.

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Road Test: 2022 Lexus ES 300h Hybrid F Sport

Clean Fleet Report

Top-Selling Lexus Hybrid Sedan Adds Sporty Styling. Lexus offers three different size sedans for 2022, the IS, ES and LS; the midsize ES is the best-seller of the group.

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Is The Ford Mustang Mach-E Really Better Than Tesla Model 3 & Y?

InsideEVs

Consumer Reports chose the Mustang Mach-E as its Top EV, and for many valid reasons. Here's why it tops Tesla

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140. LIAR, LIAR, BATTERY SUPPLIER! REALLY?

Qnovo

Christopher Mims of the Wall Street Journal writes on 26 February 2022: “ In the superheated market for batteries, promising lab development often get overhyped by startups.” He quotes an oft heard phrase: liar, liar, battery supplier.

2008 Tesla Roadster Sells For Over $250,000

InsideEVs

One of the first Roadsters made, VIN013 was listed with only 840 miles on the odometer

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New Fiat 500 Wins GQ City Car of the Year, MG4 Electric Hatchback — EV News Today

CleanTechnica

There’s been plenty of hot electric vehicle, EV charging, and battery news in the past week. Scroll down below for a long list of stories, from new electric cars to EVs winning car awards to wireless EV charging to sustainable lithium mining, there’s much to chew on.

BYD Receives US' Largest Electric Truck Order From Einride

InsideEVs

All vehicles will be produced locally at BYD's assembly plant in Lancaster, California

Best Electric Vehicle Of 2022 Is Tesla Model Y, Cars.com Concludes

CleanTechnica

Cars.com has named the Tesla Model Y the Best Electric Vehicle of 2022 winner in its “Best of 2022” awards program.

Renault Driving On Hydrogen ICE With New Concept Car

CleanTechnica

Renault knows how to amaze its public. It is famous for the most original and creative concept cars. Now Renault is looking at a hydrogen ICE (internal combustion engine) for a new concept car. This has to be on the top of the list of most original surprises. I will explain why this is a […].

Right-Hand-Drive Electric Vehicle Markets — Projections

CleanTechnica

Although the current EV market appears to concentrate on the left-hand-drive markets of the USA, Europe and China, a significant number of earth’s citizens live in right-hand-drive markets.

Tesla Model 3 Road Trip Review — Finishing Our Transcontinental Tesla Trip To California

CleanTechnica

With 2 Million Teslas Sold, Is the Tesla Supercharger Network Keeping Up? We’ve recently driven our Tesla Model 3 from our daughter’s house near Charlotte North Carolina, to Salt Lake City Utah.