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Audi introduces longer range and AWD quattro versions of Q4 e-tron compact electric SUV

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In April, Audi launched the Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron ( earlier post )—the first compact electric SUVs from the brand.

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Hyundai Tucson Hybrid mpg, Mercedes EQS drive, Tesla Supercharger network for all: The Week in Reverse

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Which electric vehicle startup is already reportedly looking around for a second factory location? Which former executive of an EV startup posted $100 million bail this week? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending July 30, 2021.

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ArcelorMittal plans major EAF, DRI investments for decarbonizing steel production in Canada

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ArcelorMittal announced with the Government of Canada its intention for a CAD 1.765-billion (US$1.4-billion) investment in decarbonization technologies at ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s plant in Hamilton.

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Elon Musk says Tesla was wrong to throttle Model S battery voltage


Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the company was wrong to throttle the battery voltage of 1,743 Model S sedans. Tesla agreed to pay $1.5 million in settlement claims to the owners of these vehicles, giving them a $625 check each.

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Tata Steel contracts for 27 electric trucks for transportation of finished steel in India

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As part of its sustainability initiative, Tata Steel is partnering with an Indian start-up to deploy electric trucks for its steel transportin India. This marks the first use of EVs by any steel producer in the country for transportation of finished steel. The electric trucks feature a 230.4

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $4,150 electric police car(t)


Times are tight all over the place as state budgets are being slashed. So if any police departments need an affordable alternative to a souped-up Dodge Charger or Ford Expedition, then this fun little electric police car might be just what the doctor ordered.

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Hyundai Motor and Hyundai Electric to develop hydrogen fuel cell package for power generation

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Hyundai Motor Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Electric & Energy Systems Co. Hyundai Electric ), a leading electrical equipment manufacturer and energy solution provider, to develop a hydrogen fuel cell package for mobile power generation. The endeavor combines Hyundai Motor’s decades-long fuel cell experience and Hyundai Electric’s power equipment expertise.

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Daimler Truck’s powertrain plants in Germany will produce electric drive components

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Following intensive talks, Daimler Truck AG and the Works Council have agreed that the three powertrain sites in Gaggenau, Kassel and Mannheim will specialize in different components for electrified drives.

Quick Charge Podcast: July 31, 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 31, 2021 appeared first on Electrek.

Rivian eyes third assembly plant after talks with UK ministers


Electric car company Rivian, based in Normal, Illinois, is eyeing its third vehicle assembly plant to be in the United Kingdom after talks with ministers in the region.

HPCL partners CESL to set up an EV charging network in n India

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HPCL partners CESL to set up an EV charging network in n India.

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Europe: Plug-Ins Take 18.5% Of The Market In June 2021


Tesla Model 3 was the second best selling car in June and number one in its segment

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BGauss to launch 2 new electric scooters in India 

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BGauss to launch 2 new electric scooters in India . BGauss, the electric vehicle arm of RR Global, has announced that it will launch two new electric scooters for the Indian market this year.

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MKBHD Checks Out GMC Hummer EVs In Person


See the only two working electric GMC Hummer EVs in the world

Tata Steel deploys electric vehicles for transportation of finished steel in India 

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Tata Steel deploys electric vehicles for transportation of finished steel in India .

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Elon Musk Would Love To Develop A Supersonic Vtol Electric Jet


but his brain would explode if he did it now

Tesla Model 3 & Model Y Take #1 & #2 In World Record Month For Electric Vehicle Sales!


Global plugin vehicle registrations were up an impressive 153% last month compared to June 2020, scoring a record 583,000 units (or 8.7% share of the overall auto market).

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Achieves WLTP Range In Bjørn Nyland's Range Test


At 90 km/h, the energy consumption was similar to the MEB-based Audi Q4 e-tron 40 and Volkswagen ID.4

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Long-Distance EV & Camper Trailer Travel — Lessons Learned, Tips, Reflections


We really enjoyed our 10 weeks and 10,000 km of EV and camper trailer travel. Here we discuss things we have learned about power consumption, trip planning, and charging.

Rumor: Rivian Is In Talks For EV Factory In UK


The other potential European countries in the game are Germany and the Netherlands

Elon Musk Admitting He Was Wrong Is Why He’s The Best CEO For Tesla?


In a reply to a tweet by Sawyer Merritt yesterday, Elon admitted that in the case of a $1.5 million settlement suit that related to EV charging, Tesla was wrong. To me, this is a bold and courageous move. It’s hard to admit when you’re wrong.

Hyundai And LGES Announce EV Battery Cell Plant In Indonesia


The gigafactory will supply batteries for over 150,000 battery electric vehicles annually

EVs & Tree Huggers


I recently had an interesting conversation with a conservationist. She invited me to a tree planting and I declined. She thought it strange even when I told her the reason, which I’ll come back to in a moment.

Nico Rosberg: All-Electric Off-Road Racing Is “Really Exciting”


Since retiring from F1, Rosberg has dedicated his racing career to sustainable technologies "to not only drive awareness but also inspire action in the fight against climate change.".

Tesla: “European demand remains well above supply” (Despite Having #1 Top Selling EV — By Far)


If you follow our monthly electric vehicle sales reports (we publish a bunch), you probably know that the Tesla Model 3 is the best selling electric vehicle in Europe — by far. However, reading the European EV sales market is a bit like trying to read your future with tea leaves.