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Nissan, Mitsubishi unveil jointly developed new all-electric mini-vehicles in Japan

Green Car Congress

Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors unveiled their first jointly developed light electric vehicles (EVs)—the Sakura and the eK X EV (pronounced “eK cross EV”), —in Japan. The line-off ceremony took place at the Mitsubishi Motors’ Mizushima Plant in Kurashiki City, Okayama Pref.,

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EVs are avoiding about 3% of global oil demand—a fifth of Russia's total exports

Green Car Reports

Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine has triggered international sanctions throttling the country's oil exports, leading to fears of every higher gas prices. But electric vehicle adoption has been helping make the situation less grim. Plug-in vehicles avoided roughly 1.5

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EPA launches first $500M funding opportunity for $5B Clean School Bus Program

Green Car Congress

EPA’s new Clean School Bus Program will provide $5 billion over the next five years (FY 2022-2026) to replace existing school buses with zero-emission and low-emission models. EPA is now offering $500 million through the 2022 Clean School Bus Rebates for zero-emission and low-emission school bus rebates as the first funding opportunity of the program. The Agency will also launch a grant competition later this year.

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Elon Musk says Tesla will have self-driving cars without need for human driver this time next year

Electrek

Elon Musk told reporters in Brazil that Tesla will have self-driving cars without the need for human drivers behind the wheel for supervision or at all really around this time next year. It’s Musk’s latest timeline on Tesla’s full self-driving effort, but he has been wrong about those in the past.

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Poll finds strong local and statewide support for extending operations of California’s Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

Green Car Congress

Newly released polling shows strong local support for extending the operations of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, California’s largest source of carbon free energy generation. Statewide support for extending operations of the plant was also strong, according to the poll conducted by FM3 Research. Gavin Newsom recently announced his intent to explore options to continue operations at the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.

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Environmentalists Are Trying To Stop Tesla's Giga Texas Expansion

InsideEVs

Several groups are calling on Austin's mayor to withhold permits for the automaker's battery cathode facility

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Researchers use self-healing composite polymer binder to boost performance of silicon anodes

Green Car Congress

Researchers at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have improved the performance of silicon anodes in LIBs using a self-healing composite polymer binder for the silicon particles. The new binder improves stability and maintains a thin SEI layer.

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Check Out The New Xos Electric Semi And Delivery Trucks

InsideEVs

The semi is rated at 230 miles, while the box truck can travel up to 270 miles on one charge

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Faraday Future In Beverly Hills, Sysco Ordering 800 Electric Trucks — EV News Today

CleanTechnica

Beverly Hills gets a first, a Faraday Future Flagship Brand Experience Center. Sysco plans to purchase 800 battery electric Freightliner eCascadias. For those and a few more other stories, look at the EV news roundup below.

Former Tesla Owner: Here's Why I Switched To A Lucid Air

InsideEVs

A former Tesla owner explains why he swapped his Model S for an Air

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Tesla’s 100-Stall Supercharger Oasis In The Mojave Desert Will Be The Largest In The US

CleanTechnica

Tesla is reportedly building a 100-stall Supercharger station. The station will be the largest station in the US to date. The location is in the Mojave Desert town of Barstow, California, around 115 miles outside of Los Angeles. It’s located 156 miles from Las Vegas, Nevada.

"There Will Be Blood" - Elon Musk Announces Litigation Department Amidst Allegations

InsideEVs

Tesla's CEO wants his firm to lawyer up

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Could Hydrogen Be The Victor In UK’s Hydrogen vs. Electric Truck Probe?

CleanTechnica

By Harry Morgan, Rethink Energy, as abridged by David Waterworth The UK government has launched a £200 million investigation into the future of its road freight.

Tesla Model Y Average Annual Mileage Is Higher Than US Vehicle Average

InsideEVs

Tesla explains that customers are using their Tesla EVs as their main cars

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Electric Bike Maintenance: What I’ve Learned In 8 Years (Avoid The Mistakes I’ve Made)

CleanTechnica

The poor UW–Madison professor with 6 kids (my father) had to be very frugal.

The Rivian R1T Has Arrived, And This Family Already Has Plenty To Share

InsideEVs

Check out the R1T delivery, first impressions, fast-charging at Electrify America, and towing

Tesla Model 3 True Cost After A Full Year: Is It A Good Buy?

InsideEVs

The Model 3 is Tesla's least expensive EV, but it's still pricey. Are the savings over a gas car enough

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Germany: Volkswagen Starts Production Of ID.4 In Emden

InsideEVs

It's the second ID.4 production site in Germany, and fourth globally, which in the fall will be joined by the fifth one (US

How Long Does It Take To Charge The Rivian R1T: We Find Out

InsideEVs

We see over 200 kW of maximum charging power

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