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Report: Hyundai's Genesis is backpedaling on all-EV plan, to hybrids

Green Car Reports

Hyundai's Genesis luxury brand is diluting a plan to go all-electric, according to a recent report from the Korean Economic Daily. In its 2021 "blueprints for electrification," Genesis laid out that all new vehicles for the brand from 2025 on would be either battery electric or hydrogen fuel cell—on the way to all-EV by 2030. But the brand.

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“Corolla killer:” BYD launches $US15,000 EV in direct attack on legacy makers

The Driven EV News

BYD has launched its low cost sedan in China which industry observers are calling the Corolla Killer. The post “Corolla killer:” BYD launches $US15,000 EV in direct attack on legacy makers appeared first on The Driven.

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Biden may allow weaker emissions rules, slower EV rollout, sources say

Green Car Reports

The Biden administration may throttle back strict emissions rules in order to give automakers more time to ramp up EV sales, the New York Times reported earlier this week. Last April, the EPA unveiled proposed tailpipe emissions rules for model years 2027 to 2032. The agency estimated at the time that this would lead to 67% EV sales by 2032, not.

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Cairn Lodge Services unveils UK’s first hydrogen-powered EV charging station

Innovation News Network

The UK's first hydrogen-powered EV charging station is now open at Cairn Lodge Services in Lanarkshire. Find out more. The post Cairn Lodge Services unveils UK’s first hydrogen-powered EV charging station appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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

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Ford Mach-E EV price cut, Genesis hybrids, tailpipe emissions rules: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Ford knocked thousands off the price of its Mach-E electric crossover. Genesis may be going hybrid—and against its own EV current. And will the Biden administration loosen its own pollution standards? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Ford on Tuesday cut Mustang Mach-E EV prices by up to $8,100. The price adjustment brings base.

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A Peek at Intel’s Future Foundry Tech

Cars That Think

In an exclusive interview ahead of an invite-only event today in San Jose, Intel outlined new chip technologies it will offer its foundry customers by sharing a glimpse into its future data-center processors. The advances include more dense logic and a 16-fold increase in the connectivity within 3D-stacked chips, and they will be among the first top-end technologies the company has ever shared with chip architects from other companies.

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Goldman Sachs Insists Our Future Transportation Is All Electric

CleanTechnica EVs

The Library of Congress tells a heartwarming story of the rise of the gas-powered car with an internal combustion engine. [continued] The post Goldman Sachs Insists Our Future Transportation Is All Electric appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Oregon’s super popular EV rebate that ran out of money is making a comeback

Teslarati

Oregon’s super popular EV rebate program that ran out of money due to so many people applying for it is making a comeback after being suspended. Last year, we reported on the program, which was favorable for a number of reasons, including the fact that it brought Tesla Model 3 sedans down to prices under $30,000. However, the program was put on pause in May due to overwhelming demand.

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Tesla Cybertruck drives through water in first real-world Wade Mode test

Electrek

Tesla Cybertruck owner drove the electric pickup truck through water in one of the first real-world tests of the Wade Mode. Warning: this is not covered by the warranty.

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Tesla Cybertruck proves impressive in deep water test

Teslarati

The Tesla Cybertruck is promoted as a vehicle that can go anywhere, come hell or high water. While it remains to be seen how the Cybertruck performs in extreme heat, a recent test has shown just how impressive the all-electric pickup truck is when it takes on the latter. Taras Maksimuk , who runs the YouTube channel TechRax , has made a reputation for torturing tech devices.

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

Brief

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First Stellantis EV for the US rolls off the assembly line after selling out of dealer allocation

Electrek

The first Stellantis brand EV destined for the US rolled off the assembly line this week. The all-electric Fiat 500e will arrive in the US by the end of March after selling out of its first dealer allocation in less than a week.

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Tesla Superchargers are latest target in Swedish labor conflict

Teslarati

Tesla Superchargers are now the latest target in the Swedish labor conflict as a union in charge of servicing, planning, constructing, and connecting EV chargers said it will no longer acknowledge the company’s needs beginning on March 4. Seko, the Swedish Union for Service and Communications Employees, announced an act of solidarity with other labor unions that are currently in a conflict with Tesla over a collective bargaining agreement.

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Chevy Bolt 7th Best Selling Car in California in 2023 — RIP

CleanTechnica EVs

I just covered the stunning level of sales Tesla has reached in California, where it is now the second best. [continued] The post Chevy Bolt 7th Best Selling Car in California in 2023 — RIP appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Giga Berlin expansion plans get a “no” vote from residents

Teslarati

In a recent survey, the residents of Grünheide voted against Tesla’s Giga Berlin expansion plans. The community’s vote is not binding. Tesla plans to expand Giga Berlin’s premises by 170 hectares. The company planned to expand its Gigafactory in Germany early this year. Tesla Giga Berlin’s expansion is supposed to start with modernizing the existing facility and building a water recycling plant.

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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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Tesla US Auto Market Share Tops Volkswagen, BMW, Suburu, & Mercedes

CleanTechnica EVs

Have you noticed more Teslas on the roads these days? It’s not just your imagination. According to the latest automotive. [continued] The post Tesla US Auto Market Share Tops Volkswagen, BMW, Suburu, & Mercedes appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 launches Telkomsat satellite for Indonesia

Teslarati

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Tuesday, equipped with a satellite for Indonesia known as “Telkomsat,” which aims to increase broadband internet access. The Telkomsat HTS 113BT satellite officially lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station yesterday at 3:11 p.m.

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Clean Bus Planning Awards Support Fleet Electrification With Custom Transition Plans

CleanTechnica EVs

Transit and school bus fleets across the nation are working hard to incorporate clean transportation solutions that help communities meet decarbonization goals and improve local health outcomes. However, planning for and deploying zero-emission fleets is a tall order, leaving many fleet managers with more questions than answers. The post Clean Bus Planning Awards Support Fleet Electrification With Custom Transition Plans appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Giga Berlin proposed expansion’s failed community vote can be an opportunity: Minister

Teslarati

The rejection of Giga Berlin’s proposed expansion from the citizens of Grünheide may be disheartening, but Brandenburg Economics Minister Jörg Steinbach (SPD) has noted that the rejection could still be an opportunity. During the community vote, 3,499 residents voted against Giga Berlin’s proposed expansion while 1,882 residents voted in favor of the EV maker’s plans.

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Ford F-150 Lightning to gain Worksport SOLIS solar cover for off-grid energy use

Electrek

Ford’s electric F-150 Lightning is poised to get a new solar cover to harness off-grid energy. Worksport (WKSP) announced it’s adapting its SOLIS solar cover for the F-150 Lightning.

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The Switch To Electric Cars & Renewables Will Make Our Children Healthier

CleanTechnica EVs

Electric cars powered by renewable energy could significantly reduce health risk to young children, says the American Lung Association. The post The Switch To Electric Cars & Renewables Will Make Our Children Healthier appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Watch Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta v12 autonomously look for a parking spot

Electrek

A Tesla driver using the new Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta v12 software managed to showcase a new behavior: FSD Beta autonomously looking for a parking spot.

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Volkswagen’s Scout Motor CEO teases details on upcoming electric vehicles 

Teslarati

Volkswagen’s Scout Motor CEO recently teased some details about the revived company’s upcoming electric vehicles (EVs). Scout Motor is expected to help Volkswagen break into the United States electric pickup truck market, but it doesn’t want to stop there. The company is also developing an all-electric SUV. Last week, the company broke ground on its $2 billion South Carolina assembly plant.

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Tesla ramps up Cybertruck production, large fleet spotted

Electrek

Tesla appears to be significantly ramping up Cybertruck production as more deliveries are happening and a large fleet is spotted at Gigafactory Texas.

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Gr?nheide Voters Say No To Tesla Factory Expansion Plan

CleanTechnica EVs

Tesla wants to expand its factory in Germany but local residents have recently voted to oppose the expansion plan. The post Grūnheide Voters Say No To Tesla Factory Expansion Plan appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Transforming ocean-climate action in Canada

Innovation News Network

Ocean Frontier Institute, led by Dalhousie University, is driving the science and innovation needed to solve urgent ocean-climate challenges. The post Transforming ocean-climate action in Canada appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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VW Scirocco set for revival as a stylish EV sports car with Porsche Boxster features

Electrek

Volkswagen looks to launch a sleek electric sports car based on the iconic Scirocco coupe. The VW Scirocco EV sports car is poised to adopt a unique platform designed for the upcoming electric Porsche Boxster.

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Rivian laying off 10% of salaried workers in bid to optimize cost efficiency

Teslarati

During the company’s fourth quarter 2023 earnings call, Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe announced that the automaker would be cutting about 10% of its salaried workers. The job cuts are part of the company’s efforts to optimize its cost efficiency. The Rivian CEO announced the workforce adjustment during his opening remarks at the Q4 2023 earnings call.

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ZEEKR builds 10k 007 EVs in under 60 days, announces 001 refresh coming February 27

Electrek

Right after touting its 10,000th build of its new 007 EV, Chinese automaker ZEEKR announced a 2024 refresh of its flagship model, the 001. The revamp shooting brake EV has gotten several improvements we’ve learned about ahead of its full reveal next week.

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The ENVO Utility Personal Transporter Is A Mini Multipurpose Modular EV

CleanTechnica EVs

What began as an e-bike conversion kit business has now grown into a full-blown electric micromobility company, and while ENVO. [continued] The post The ENVO Utility Personal Transporter Is A Mini Multipurpose Modular EV appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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This company wants to turn a Tennessee coal plant into a fusion reactor

Electrek

Type One energy has announced its intention to use a retired TVA coal plant site, the Bull Run Fossil Plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as the site for a prototype fusion reactor with the hope to eventually commercialize fusion power – and maybe even find a neat way to use old EV batteries to help power the process.

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The Silence SO4 Nanocar Is A Tiny Battery-Swappable EV

CleanTechnica EVs

Sometimes you need a large vehicle, such as when carrying a lot of passengers or cargo, but for personal transportation. [continued] The post The Silence SO4 Nanocar Is A Tiny Battery-Swappable EV appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The US Southeast’s first NEVI EV charging station just broke ground

Electrek

The first DC fast charging station in the US Southeast built with federal funds from the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Program just broke ground.

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Stellantis Patents Fake Engine Vibrations for EVs

The Truth About Cars

When Dodge previewed its Fratzonic Chambered Exhaust for the all-electric Charger Daytona SRT concept (pictured), enthusiasts were divided. Some thought the idea of a faux exhaust system, designed to help EVs mimic the howl of a V8, was a cringe-worthy gimmick. But others felt it broke new ground in terms of vehicular sound design and would ensure electric cars could retain some of the magic of combustion vehicles.

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Latest Research Shows Lithium Metal Batteries Can Be 'Revived'

InsideEVs

We spoke with Stanford's Dr. Yi Cui about his latest research on "reversing" degradation in lithium-metal batteries.

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