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Audi unveils 500 kW series-hybrid RS Q e-tron Dakar racer

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Just under a year after the initial concept idea, Audi Sport has started testing the new Audi RS Q e-tron series hybrid, with which Audi will tackle the Dakar Rally in January 2022. Earlier post.).

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GMC electric pickup, Mercedes EV plans, Volvo C40 Recharge pricing: The Week in Reverse

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Which automaker is launching a new electric pickup truck? Which EVs have the fast-charging connector that is compatible with the most U.S. charging stations? This is our look back at the Week in Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending July 23, 2021.

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GM and LG identify cause of battery fires in Bolts; new recall for MY2017-2019 vehicles

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Experts from GM and LG have identified the simultaneous presence of two manufacturing defects in the same battery cell as the root cause of battery fires in certain Chevrolet Bolt EVs. Earlier post.) As a result, GM will be conducting a new recall for the previous population of Bolt EVs (2017-2019) to address the risk of battery fires in these vehicles.

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Tesla drivers are the most satisfied EV owners in Norway


Tesla owners are some of the most enthusiastic automotive enthusiasts in a sector full of brand loyalty, and it doesn’t just apply to owners within the United States.

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GM introduces new Super Cruise features to 6 MY2022 vehicles

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General Motors will introduce new Super Cruise capabilities on six model year 2022 vehicles in the first quarter of 2022.

Tesla reportedly resumes Model S Plaid and Long Range deliveries


Tesla has reportedly resumed deliveries of the Model S Plaid and Long Range variants just days after reports of a hold were rumored to be delaying customer deliveries of the automaker’s flagship sedan.

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $750 3-passenger electric bike


Nat King Cole may have wooed Daisy with a tandem ride in On a Bicycle Built for Two , but I wonder if he would have won her over quite as easily if he had propositioned her with this funny little three-seater electric bike.

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Quick Charge Podcast: July 24, 2021


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: July 24, 2021 appeared first on Electrek.

Ford charges Mustang Mach-E customer $10k in doc fees, but it was a big misunderstanding


Upon the release of the Mustang Mach-E earlier this year, Ford fans can officially call themselves members of the electric vehicle community. The legacy automaker attached a legendary name to their newest technology and introductory electric vehicle.

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Jeep teased its upcoming compact SUV 4×4

Electric Vehicles India

Jeep teased its upcoming compact SUV 4×4 . The Jeep has teased its upcoming compact SUV 4Xe powertrain a nomenclature for its hybrids that can be used either for a regular 4X4 compact SUV axle with electric motors or a fully electrically driven axle.

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Audi RS Q e-tron: Test Laboratory for Possible Future Technologies at the Dakar Rally

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Futuristic prototype with innovative drive concept High-voltage battery is charged while driving Testing has already started Neuburg a.

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DAB Motors announced concept E electric bike 

Electric Vehicles India

DAB Motors announced concept E electric bike . A french motorbike maker company DAB Motors has announced a brand new concept electric motorbike named DAB Concept-E. The new electric bike is designed with the inputs from the Outercraft designs studio.

China: Plug-In Electric Car Sales Reach New Record In June 2021


About 235,000 plug-ins were sold, which translated to 15% market share

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REE Automotive Will Open its U.S. Headquarters & First Integration Center in Austin, Texas, as it Prepares for Production in 2023

EV Obssesion

REE U.S. HQ to capitalize on growing market demand for EVs in North America REE Austin is expected to generate more than 150 jobs in the region in the next few years Expected annual capacity of U.S. Integration Center to be 40,000 modular EV platforms by H2 2022 REE Automotive Ltd.

Revised Tesla Model S Will Only Come With A Yoke, Says Musk


This was, of course, announced through one-word reply to a tweet after Marquest Brownlee's less than positive yoke impression video

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Oye! Rickshaw Gives A $500 Million Boost to The Last Mile Operations

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Rickshaw is a platform for aggregating electric rickshaws that operates within a 5-kilometer radius. The company was launched in June 2017 focusing on electric transportation and shared travel in India.

BYD Delivers First Electric Buses In South Africa


They will carry passengers in Cape Town

Factory Visit - Felidae e-Bikes : A true Make In India story

Plug In India

By Atul Gopal The PluginIndia team got a chance to visit a Pune eBike startup - Felidae Electric, who are working on manufacturing eBikes, that are Made In India. The startup manufacturers all the electronics components like motor, controller, LCD displays, battery packs in house.

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BYD Celebrates Production Of 100,000th Han


The first Blade Battery-powered BYD sells quite well

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Line 3 Oil Spilled Into The Willow River — Indigenous Water Protectors Need Our Help


In June I wrote about how the American government was violating its treaty with Native American tribes by allowing Enbridge to install Pipeline3 (Line 3) on their lands — without their consent.

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Rivian Closes $2.5 Billion Funding Round


Amazon And Ford once again participated in the funding

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Do Electric Vehicles Pollute As Much As Gas-Powered Ones?


Only full battery electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel-cell EVs have the potential to be very low-GHG pathways.

Ford Mustang Mach-E Teardown: Battery Tray, Modules And Cells


Let's take a look at the Mach-E's battery cells and modules

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There Remains An Ever Lighter Footprint, Electric Micromobility & Feet


CleanTechnica focuses much of its news on cutting-edge electric cars and trucks. Yet, there is a whole world out there that is not as car centric as the US.

How Tesla Can Massively Improve The Repair & Service Experience, Avoid Insane Repair Quotes


In several articles this year, my colleagues and I covered some of the problems with Tesla service and repair that lead to extreme repair bills for customers.

Ford F-150 Lightning vs Tesla Cybertruck — Side-by-Side Comparison


Originally published on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris Several electric pickup trucks are slated to hit the market later this year, but the two models everyone’s talking about are Ford’s F-150 Lightning and Tesla’s Cybertruck.

From the Sublime to the Ludicrous


By David Waterworth Back in 2014 I took a Tesla Model S for a test drive. The salesperson sat beside me, he put it in Ludicrous mode and Autopilot. I drove out to the motorway and he said: “Floor it!” Then, “Take your hands off the wheel.” As my body pressed back into the driver’s […].

Sandy Munro Experiences Tesla’s FSD Beta V9 — “I’m pretty happy with what I see in the way of progress here.”


YouTuber DirtyTesla, aka Chris, recently picked up Sandy Munro and took him for a ride to show Munro Tesla FSD version 9, which was released earlier this month.

XL Fleet And eNow Collaborate To Reduce Emissions From Refrigerated Trailers


XL Fleet and eNow are working together to bring solar powered refrigerated trailers to the US market. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles electric tractor trailers electric trucks eNow eTRU solar-powered tractor trailers solar-powered trailers Transport Refrigeration Unit XL Fleet