Sat.Nov 12, 2022

BMW starts production of iX1 in Regensburg; all German plants can now produce electric cars

Green Car Congress

BMW has begun production of the fully-electric BMW iX1 in Regensburg; all its German plants can now produce electric cars. By 2024, at least one in three BMWs coming out of its Bavarian plants will be an electric car, said Milan Nedeljkovi?,

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BMW i7 review, Honda Accord Hybrid, Audi Q8 E-Tron, Volvo EX90: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which 1,000-mile EV is getting carbon-fiber composite bodywork? Which automaker balks at the idea of building U.S. EVs because it can’t compete with fast-food wages? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending November 11, 2022.

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European Commission proposes Euro 7 standards

Green Car Congress

The European Commission presented its proposal for Euro 7 standards to reduce air pollution from new motor vehicles sold in the EU.

NASCAR executive addresses electrified future

Teslarati

Last Friday, NASCAR executives met for the annual state of the sport meeting, in which they discussed electrification and the motorsport’s future.

Tesla opens EV charging connector design to network operators and OEMs

Green Car Congress

Tesla is opening its EV charging connector design to charging network operators and vehicle manufacturers. The Tesla charging connector has been proven over a decade of use and 20 billion EV charging miles.

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Electric plane manufacturer takes off, receives worldwide orders

Teslarati

Australian regional airline Northern Territory Air Service (NTAS) has ordered 20 electric planes from manufacturer Eviation, and they are far from the only customer. Looking back only five years ago, the thought of electric commercial planes was laughable.

FREYR Battery to site US gigafactory in Georgia; initial investment $1.7B, growing to $2.6B through 2029

Green Car Congress

FREYR Battery announced the selection and purchase of a site in Coweta County, Georgia for its planned Giga America battery plant. The company selected the Bridgeport Industrial Park site based on key operational, logistical, and financial criteria, including the suitability of the site to co-locate modular upstream and downstream projects with the Giga America cell manufacturing facility. FREYR evaluated 163 potentials sites in 25 states.

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Tesla FSD Beta V11 has started its rollout, confirms Elon Musk

Teslarati

It’s here. After months of waiting, Tesla has now started the rollout of FSD Beta V11. The update’s release was confirmed by CEO Elon Musk on Twitter.

Tesla starts rolling wide Full Self-Driving v11 update: exciting and scary

Electrek

Tesla is starting the rollout of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) v11 update, which is supposed to be the wider release to everyone who bought FSD in North America. It is both an exciting and scary step as it is supposed to merge Telsa’s FSD and Autopilot highway stacks. more….

Elon Musk will virtually join G20 summit in Indonesia

Teslarati

Elon Musk will virtually join the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, an official from the Indonesia Chamber of Commerce said. The summit will be held on November 15th and 16th, and this is the first among the G20 leaders since Russia invaded Ukraine.

Weird Alibaba: This Chinese electric tractor can tow more than your dinosaur truck

Electrek

Each week I dig around in the bottom of the barrel of China’s weirdest shopping site, dragging to the surface a funky electric vehicle to laugh either with and/or at. They’re usually fairly underpowered things , coasting by on their good looks and charm.

Elon Musk’s remote work policy for Twitter is the same as Tesla & SpaceX

Teslarati

Elon Musk addressed some rumors that were floating around Twitter on Saturday, adding that Twitter’s remote work policy is the same as Tesla and SpaceX. He responded to @Balinares on Twitter, who claimed that Elon Musk “ordered his Ireland workforce back to Dublin by Monday, or else.”

Your EV’s future trade-in value may depend on this one battery metric

Electrek

Odometers have deeper roots in the auto industry than many drivers appreciate. In addition to tracking how far a vehicle has traveled, they have also been the guide post for current value and future life expectancy. . For electric cars, the battery is more important than its odometer.

Tesla shows off its new Quicksilver Model Y paint

The Driven EV News

Tesla has showcased one of its newest colours at an auto show in Zurich, Switzerland. It came in the form of a Berlin-built Tesla Model Y in Quicksilver paint. The post Tesla shows off its new Quicksilver Model Y paint appeared first on The Driven. EV News

Tesla FSD Beta V11 will expand over a few weeks before wide release: Elon Musk

Teslarati

Tesla began rolling out the latest version of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta, V11, on November 11th, at 11:11 pm PST. For those wishing for V11 at 11:11 on 11/11, that wish may have come true. Or it will eventually, as Tesla expands the latest version over the next few weeks.

Reader question: We live off grid and are getting a Polestar2. How should we manage charging?

The Driven EV News

I live off-grid in the Wimmera and make frequent trips to Melbourne - approximately 300km. How can I tell how the Polestar2 will perform in real life? The post Reader question: We live off grid and are getting a Polestar2. How should we manage charging? appeared first on The Driven.

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Quick Charge Podcast: November 12, 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: November 12, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

Foxconn makes additional investment in Lordstown Motors

Electric Cars Report

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Daihatsu strikes deal with world’s biggest battery maker in win for city EVs

The Driven EV News

Daihatsu, the Japanese small hatchback manufacturer has announced a collaborative partnership with CATL, the world's largest battery maker. The post Daihatsu strikes deal with world’s biggest battery maker in win for city EVs appeared first on The Driven. Batteries EV News

Polestar Doubles Q3 Revenue, Narrows Losses On Strong Deliveries

InsideEVs

The brand delivered 9,215 vehicles in the third quarter, mostly Polestar 2 electric sedans

Four Startups Aim to Change the Climate Tech Game

Cars That Think

Starting a company to develop an energy technology that fights climate change is hard—a lot harder than starting a software company. But the opportunities are huge.

Tesla Announces The Opening Of Its Proprietary Charging Standard

InsideEVs

It has been named the North American Charging Standard with a hope to be adopted by the North American EV industry

BYD Unveils Type A School Bus at STN Trade Show Conference in Frisco, TX

Electric Cars Report

Chinese EV maker BYD unveiled the Type A battery-electric school bus, “the Achiever,” at the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs (TSD) Conference.

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Germany: Plug-In Car Sales Increased 25% In October 2022

InsideEVs

Almost one in three new passenger cars sold was rechargeable

Reader question: We live off grid and are getting a Polestar 2. How should we manage charging?

The Driven EV News

I live off-grid in the Wimmera and make frequent trips to Melbourne - approximately 300km. How can I tell how the Polestar2 will perform in real life? The post Reader question: We live off grid and are getting a Polestar 2. How should we manage charging? appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla Megafactory Lathrop Went From Groundbreaking To Megapack Production In Just 1 Year

CleanTechnica

Tesla Inc. TSLA) has just updated the status of its Megafactory in Lathrop, California. The video Tesla has posted on its official Twitter and Instagram account shows actual production is taking place at this factory. We reported the groundbreaking ceremony of the Tesla Megafactory in September 2021.

Tesla Model 3: 3-Year Review & Total Cost Of Ownership Comparison

CleanTechnica

Three and change years ago, I went to the local Tesla shop and picked up this blue beauty (his name is Yan). It was my first EV, though my company owned a Nissan Leaf I drove around a bit so I was already pretty enthused about EVs. I’ve never been a flashy guy, nor did […].

Why I Voted For The Ford F-150 Lightning For CleanTechnica Car Of The Year

CleanTechnica

We are in the last days of the CleanTechnica Car of the Year election. When I heard that Ford was going to create a battery-electric F-150, I thought it shifted the EV world. A day later I heard Rachel Meadow, in her own unique way, make about the same argument. What happens to the opinion […].

New Research: Economic Viability Of EVs Is Strong & Improving In Many Developing Countries

CleanTechnica

The World Bank has just released a new research study on how developing countries can transition to electric mobility. The in-depth 228-page study explores cost-effective starting points for developing countries to meet electrification goals and to come in line with a net-zero carbon trajectory.

BMW Neue Klasse Electric Cars Will Feature Up To 1341 Horsepower

CleanTechnica

BMW is hard at work on its next generation of electric cars based on the Neue Klasse chassis, featuring round format battery cells. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles BMW

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Big News! Tesla Proposes North American Charging Standard

CleanTechnica

Tesla has proposed in a blog post that its charging connectors be made the standard for charging electric cars in North America. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations charging standards Tesla Tesla charging

New Rear Axle Design Creates More Range For Smaller EVs

CleanTechnica

A new rear axle concept for small EVs has been developed by scientists at the Chair of Lightweight Vehicle Construction at the University of Siegen that can increase the range of a small EV by 35%.