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Half of 2024 EVs have lower 5-year ownership cost vs. ICE

Green Car Reports

Many EVs have a lower five-year cost of ownership than comparable gasoline models, according an annual roundup from Vincentric, a source for ownership cost calculations for websites and automakers. Vincentric's analysis covers eight factors: depreciation, fees and taxes, financing, fuel cost, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost and repairs.

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Tesla Cybertruck drawing crowds with Boston Marathon display

Teslarati

A Tesla Cybertruck is now on display outside of a showroom in Boston, Massachusetts, and photos and video footage of the site show that the unique electric vehicle (EV) has been drawing some crowds. Tesla has been displaying the Cybertruck outside of its store at the Boston Prudential Center, and unlike many of its other displays of the vehicle, the company has been letting viewers check out the interior and even sit inside the EV.

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Tesla (TSLA) is rumored to be preparing a massive round of layoffs

Electrek

Tesla announced to Gigafactory Texas employees that it will shorten Cybertruck production shift amid rumors that it is preparing a round of layoffs.

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Anaheim Police to deploy Tesla Model Y cruisers this week

Teslarati

The Anaheim Police Department is set to begin a pilot program for six Tesla Model Y units on Monday, as the agency responds to a shortage of patrol cars. The Tesla Model Y cruisers were outfitted for patrol service in a partnership with Unplugged Performance’s UP.FIT government and fleet vehicle company, as detailed in a press release on Friday.

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

emissions global warming Norway climate change carbon dioxide youtube lighting

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A Tale Of Two Tires Proves That EVs Aren’t Rubber Eaters

CleanTechnica EVs

One thing I keep seeing in the online EV FUD machine lately is how terrible EVs are on tires. Because they’re heavy and they produce so much torque, they say, EVs go through tires way faster than ICE vehicles. The estimated tire life keeps shrinking as the story spreads, with. [continued] The post A Tale Of Two Tires Proves That EVs Aren’t Rubber Eaters appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Covered Rivian R1T refresh spotted driving in California

Teslarati

A covered Rivian R1T refresh was seen driving in California a few days ago, and many have rumored that the vehicle belongs to CEO RJ Scaringe. After an R1T refresh was spotted performing cold weather testing in Alaska in February, one Reddit user shared a picture on Friday of the refreshed vehicle driving on San Francisco’s I-280. The R1T in the image includes a camouflage wrap, and many users in the thread noted that it was Scaringe’s personal truck, with one person even saying they

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First Volvo L25 Electric wheel loader delivered to Australia

Electrek

The electrification of the commercial job site continues with news that the first Volvo L25 Electric wheel loader has been delivered to a customer in Australia!

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Voltpost Wants To Bring EV Charging To American Cities

CleanTechnica EVs

Voltpost is a curbside EV charging company that turns existing lamp posts into chargers. Its technology has been tested in New York City. The post Voltpost Wants To Bring EV Charging To American Cities appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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EU funding 4,200 EV charging points and 48 hydrogen refuelling stations

Electric Cars Report

In order to help deliver an environmentally sustainable transport network that contributes to the ambitious objectives laid out in the EU Green Deal, the European Union will support 42 projects with more than EUR 424 million of funding for the roll-out of alternative fuels supply infrastructure. They have been selected under the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure […] The post EU funding 4,200 EV charging points and 48 hydrogen refuelling stations appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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What Happened To Tesla Updates Every Month Or So?

CleanTechnica EVs

After writing “13 Potential Tesla Demand Factors (Good & Bad) In Coming Years,” I was still brainstorming demand drivers and thinking about what makes Tesla vehicles special. And then I remembered something Elon Musk tweeted years ago. Not long after I bought my Tesla Model 3 in 2019, we got. [continued] The post What Happened To Tesla Updates Every Month Or So?

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

Brief

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'Full Self-Driving' Teslas Keep Slamming Into Curbs

InsideEVs

Owners trying out FSD for the first time are finding damage after their cars kiss the curb while turning.

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Won’t tow your boat? Tesla’s Cybertruck tows a 5-tonne caterpillar digger

The Driven EV News

A Tesla Cybertruck owner tows a 5-tonne Caterpillar skid steer loader, without missing a beat. The post Won’t tow your boat? Tesla’s Cybertruck tows a 5-tonne caterpillar digger appeared first on The Driven.

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A Funny EV Prank You Can Pull For Cheap, But Probably Shouldn’t

CleanTechnica EVs

One well-known weakness of ICE vehicles is that the car will drive away from a gas pump with the nozzle still in the car. And, because the nozzle goes into the car at a 90% angle compared to the direction of travel, it won’t harmlessly slide out if you happen. [continued] The post A Funny EV Prank You Can Pull For Cheap, But Probably Shouldn’t appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Comment on Nio's car-making qualification has been officially approved, report says by GustavoMan627

CN EV Post

Nio's independent car-making qualification has been officially approved, and the company has started producing and delivering EVs under its own name, local media said.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

Oil

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Illinois to spend $25.1 million on public EV charging infrastructure

Electrek

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director John J. Kim has announced plans to spend more than $25 million on new EV charging infrastructure under the Driving a Cleaner Illinois program.

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Comment on Nio's car-making qualification has been officially approved, report says by Hctr Lnds

CN EV Post

Nio's independent car-making qualification has been officially approved, and the company has started producing and delivering EVs under its own name, local media said.

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Tesla Slashes FSD Subscription To $99 A Month

InsideEVs

Tesla has cut Full Self-Driving subscription costs by 50%, making the product offering far more competitively priced.

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Comment on Jaguar Land Rover to make EVs using Chery's platform, report says by Bob Pugh

CN EV Post

Jaguar Land Rover will become the first luxury automaker to adopt Chery's platform, with the partnership close to being finalized, according to local media.

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Couple Loves Tesla's Cybertruck, But Not The Basecamp Tent

InsideEVs

Kate and Nate have some harsh words for Tesla's Basecamp accessory. "Whoever designed this tent is not actually a camper.

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Comment on Jaguar Land Rover to make EVs using Chery's platform, report says by Bob Pugh

CN EV Post

Jaguar Land Rover will become the first luxury automaker to adopt Chery's platform, with the partnership close to being finalized, according to local media.

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Giddy up! Slow-selling 2025 Ford Mustang Mach-E gets performance boost and longer range in fresh assault on Tesla Model Y

EV Central

The 2025 Ford Mustang Mach-E will up its efforts to steal sales against the likes of the best-selling Tesla Model Y with new upgrades designed to enhance performance, increase the driving range and reduce the amount of time it takes to charge. Still to be confirmed for a launch Down Under, the Blue Oval’s first all-electric SUV has struggled to make a sales impact in the first three months of 2024 with just 181 finding homes, compared to the incredible 6835 Tesla Model Ys sold over the sam

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Comment on Nio's William Li calls for cooperation in more divided world in Harvard speech (full text) by nov22

CN EV Post

@GustavoMan627 In reply to GustavoMan627. US government won't allow NIO to invest in infrastructure project such as battery swap station in north american. US is not the only auto market on earth. Instead of entering US market, NIO should follow BYD's success in developing countries. Franchise battery swap station in developing countries to complete the infrastructure puzzles.

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Hyundai Motor Global EV Wholesale Sales Continued To Decrease In March 2024

InsideEVs

It was the fifth consecutive month with a year-over-year decline.

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Comment on Regulatory filing: BYD Denza files for tri-motor Z9 GT electric sedan by GustavoMan627

CN EV Post

The Denza Z9 GT is powered by three electric motors, including one front motor and two rear motors, with peak power of 230 kW, 240 kW and 240 kW respectively.

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Tesla's NACS To CCS1 Adapter Works Great, But Has One Flaw

InsideEVs

Lectron's unofficial NACS to CCS1 adapter has one design feature that outshines Tesla's offering.

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Comment on Xiaomi exec disputes Citi's forecast for Xiaomi EV sales in 2024 by Hctr Lnds

CN EV Post

What this US-based firm knows about EV sales when US yearly sales is equal to one month EV sales in China. They should focus on their own EV market first.

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Whitepaper: Acquiring EV Charging Network Management Technology

Driivz

Acquiring EV Charging Network Management Technology The post Whitepaper: Acquiring EV Charging Network Management Technology appeared first on Driivz.

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Comment on Nio to launch 2024 ET7 sedan on Apr 25, 1st day of Beijing auto show by GustavoMan627

CN EV Post

The 2024 Nio ET7 will be launched on April 25, the first day of the Beijing auto show, with reservations opening on April 16.

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One Year Depreciation: These 8 EVs Lost 28% Or More Of Their Value

InsideEVs

Mercedes-Benz EQS and Nissan Leaf top the list.

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Daily EV Recap: US falls behind with EVs

Electrek

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and.

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2025 Tesla Cybertruck driven: Here’s what you need to know about the giant electric ute for Australia

EV Central

Despite all the obvious risks to our safety and our pride, EV Central recently flew to Los Angeles to drive the new Tesla Cybertruck. I’m still trying to compose myself enough to compose a review, which will be here soon, but you can watch the preview video below. While hanging out with the cool and not at all weird or cult-like people from Tesla I also discovered some important things about the Cybertruck and just how keen the company is to put it on sale here.

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Why One Democrat Doesn’t Want Chinese EV Imports In The US

CleanTechnica EVs

In a letter to President Biden this week, US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) argued that Chinese EV imports, backed by the Chinese government, threaten the US auto industry. Insisting that such “cheating” poses severe risks to the US auto industry and its workers, Brown asked the President to ban these. [continued] The post Why One Democrat Doesn’t Want Chinese EV Imports In The US appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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