Mon.Sep 19, 2022

Honda aiming to sell 3.5M electric motorcycles per year by 2030

Green Car Congress

Honda will introduce more than 10 new electric motorcycle models by 2025, with an aim to reach annual electric motorcycle sales of 1 million units within the next five years, and 3.5 million units (approximately 15% of total sales) as of 2030. Commuter EVs.

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Teardrop camping trailer boosts EV driving range—with lots of batteries on board

Green Car Reports

Colorado Teardrops announced earlier this month that it has completed the prototype version of “the world’s first camper trailer designed to extend the towing range of electric vehicles.”

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks presents the eActros LongHaul for long-distance transport at IAA Transportation

Green Car Congress

Following the market launch of the eActros for heavy-duty distribution transport in 2021, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is presenting the eActros LongHaul ( earlier post ) for the first time at the IAA Transportation 2022 in Hanover.

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Survey: Half of Californians might choose an EV as their next vehicle

Green Car Reports

Nearly half of Californians “are likely to choose an EV the next time that they’re in the market for a vehicle.” ” That’s the very uplifting takeaway from a survey released last week and commissioned by the electric vehicle advocacy group Veloz.

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Nissan starts European production of all-new, fully electric Townstar van

Green Car Congress

Nissan has begun production of its all-new and 100% electric Townstar EV model to be sold across select European markets. The Townstar EV builds on the success of the e-NV200.

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EV travel trailer, range-boosting sensors, California EV mainstream: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

About half of Californians are thinking of an EV as their next vehicle. A range-boosting camping trailer advances toward production, loaded with batteries. And could better sensors help get more range out of EV batteries? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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UK-based EV-tire-maker ENSO in talks to supply multiple global OEMS

Green Car Congress

London-based EV tire manufacturer ENSO said it is in discussions with multiple international car makers and has begun trials with major fleet operators. Multiple EV manufacturers have expressed interest in fitting ENSO’s range-extending, emissions-reducing tires.

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thyssenkrupp Steel supplies low-CO2 bluemint steel for truck wheels for first time

Green Car Congress

thyssenkrupp Steel is supplying low-CO 2 “ bluemint ” steel to its customer Accuride for the production of truck wheels. To improve the carbon footprint of the wheel for the customer Accuride, several parameters in flat steel production have been optimized with regard to sustainability.

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Victorian Tesla electric car uptake soars in August

The Driven EV News

EV uptake is starting to take off all around the country. In Victoria, Tesla is still dominating sales. The post Victorian Tesla electric car uptake soars in August appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars EV News EV Sales EV sales Tesla Victoria

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TECO 2030 launches new concept Power Barge; containerized fuel cells

Green Car Congress

TECO 2030 has launched a new product concept for its containerized fuel cells, the TECO 2030 Power Barge. The solution comprises TECO 2030 fuel cell modules, batteries, power electronics, safety- and automation systems, hydrogen storage, and a refueling solution.

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GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 owner reports leaking roof after 800 miles — but GM already has a fix

Teslarati

Faults in vehicles are nothing new, but for more pricey cars, the scrutiny is substantial. This is one of the reasons why Tesla’s electric cars, from the entry-level Model 3 to the top-tier Model X, are scrutinized for their quality on a consistent basis.

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks showcases new applications for eActros for heavy-duty distribution transport

Green Car Congress

Following the market launch of the eActros 300/400 for heavy-duty distribution in 2021, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is not only consistently pushing ahead with the introduction of further battery electric models for this and the coming years, but also focusing on even more diversity and flexibility in applications for the eActros itself.

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General Motors invests in stamping, new press lines for EV manufacturing

Teslarati

General Motors has invested nearly a half billion dollars into stamping and new press lines for electric vehicle manufacturing at its Marion, Indiana, metal stamping operations plant.

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“Not like anything I’ve tried before:” First drive of Volvo’s heavy duty electric truck

The Driven EV News

EVs won't tow your boat? This beast will actually tow a bloody big boat, and a gross load of up 44 tonnes. And it will do so with ease. The post “Not like anything I’ve tried before:” First drive of Volvo’s heavy duty electric truck appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla’s shorter wait times after Giga Shanghai upgrade a “scary” prospect for rivals: Piper Sandler

Teslarati

The third quarter is ending, and a certain trend is emerging among regions supplied by Tesla’s Gigafactory Shanghai.

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Daimler unveils its first electric heavy duty and long haul truck

The Driven EV News

Daimler Truck unveils its first heavy-duty, battery-electric truck - the Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul - with a new e-axle and 600kWh battery. The post Daimler unveils its first electric heavy duty and long haul truck appeared first on The Driven. Electric Transport EV News

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California law requires EV charger reliability to be published

Teslarati

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a law requiring electric vehicle charger reliability data to be published by charger operators. EV charger reliability has been heralded as the worst problem facing electric vehicles by EV advocates and haters alike.

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EV myths busted: Are electric vehicles safer than gas-powered cars?

Drive Electric

Electric vehicles have historically received a bad reputation for concerns around safety. Issues like thermal runaway, electrocution, and reports of inextinguishable fires plagued the pioneering electric vehicles.

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Electric jet company Lilium partners with Palantir

Teslarati

An electric jet startup company, Lilium, has partnered with software giant Palantir to introduce what they think is the future of mobility. Over the past ten years, there has been an explosion in the number of companies looking to offer personal electric aircraft to the masses.

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Solar panels launched into space may soon send power back to Earth

Electrek

LONGi Green Energy, the world’s largest solar company, is going to launch solar panels into space to test whether they can successfully work in orbit and transmit power back to Earth. more…. The post Solar panels launched into space may soon send power back to Earth appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla sets sight on Northbrook, IL for next sales, service & delivery center 

Teslarati

Tesla plans to open a sales, service, and delivery center in Northbrook, Illinois. Last week, the new Tesla Center gained support from the Northbrook Village Board of Trustees.

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Tesla expands its Full Self-Driving Beta to 60,000 more owners

Electrek

Tesla has decided to expand its Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta program for the first time in a long time. After adding 60,000 additional owners, Tesla’s FSD Beta will have over 160,000 people in the program. more….

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SpaceX breaks Starship test record, rolls next booster to launch pad

Teslarati

SpaceX has completed a record-breaking test of a Starship booster and rolled a newer Super Heavy prototype to the launch pad just hours apart.

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EV market share in Southeast doubles as industry brings almost $33 billion to the region

Electrek

If you see more electric vehicles across the southern United States, it’s not just you. According to the annual Transportation Electrification in the Southeast report, EV market share in the region doubled from last year with Tesla and Hyundai leading the way.

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SpaceX Starlink team meets with Zambia officials for satellite internet services

Teslarati

SpaceX is talking with Zambia officials, offering Starlink’s internet services to the country. Recently, Jito Kayumba—the Special Assistant to the Republic of Zambia—tweeted about SpaceX and the country’s officials meeting about Starlink services.

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Tesla is aiming for massive sale ramp-up in Germany

Electrek

Tesla is reportedly aiming for a massive sale ramp-up in Germany to 80,000 vehicles in 2022, powered by Gigafactory Berlin. more…. The post Tesla is aiming for massive sale ramp-up in Germany appeared first on Electrek.

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VW pondering increase in ID Buzz production after influx of pre-orders

Teslarati

Volkswagen appears to have a major hit in its hands, as interest in the ID Buzz has become very notable.

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Rivian shows off custom fleet of electric mobile service vans and R1T pickups in video walkthrough

Electrek

American EV automaker Rivian is rolling out a new all-electric fleet of mobile service vehicles to support the growing number of R1T pickups and R1S SUVs hitting roads around the US.

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Ford has a GMC Hummer EV at its Detroit headquarters: a hint of what’s ahead?

Teslarati

General Motors’ GMC Hummer EV has been spotted outside Ford headquarters in Michigan. According to The Drive , a GMC Hummer EV pickup was spotted just outside Ford’s Detroit headquarters.

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Wallke H6 review: The fastest, most massive folding electric bike I’ve ever tested

Electrek

Generally speaking, folding electric bikes are usually on the smaller and lighter end of the spectrum. They tend to prioritize compactness over performance, which makes sense for a folder. At least that was until the Wallke H6 came around and flipped the script, saying “Screw your compactness.

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First Drive of Volkswagen ID.Buzz: Urban cool and tight turning circles

The Driven EV News

A whole bunch of electric vans have been launched at the world's biggest trucking conference, but none matched the ID.Buzz for cool. We took it for a drive. The post First Drive of Volkswagen ID.Buzz: Urban cool and tight turning circles appeared first on The Driven. Electric Work Vehicles EV News

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Nikola takes on diesel with battery EV heavy-duty truck in Europe, now available to order

Electrek

At IAA Transportation 2022 in Germany today, Nikola Corporation and joint venture partner IVECO Group have announced the opening of sales for a version of the Nikola Tre BEV truck designed specifically for Europe. more….

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Tesla Megapacks support 31 MWh substation expansion in Watertown, NY

Teslarati

Tesla Megapacks are being tasked with supporting a 31-megawatt-hour expansion of the Coffeen substation in Watertown, New York, in conjunction with Nexamp and National Grid, who are battling increased energy demand at the substation.

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Tesla significantly increases Supercharger prices across Europe

Electrek

Tesla is increasing its Supercharger prices significantly across Europe amid the energy crisis on the continent. This follows more price increases throughout the year and around the world for Tesla’s charging network. more….

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BYD brings Blade Battery to electric buses

CN EV Post

BYD debuted its bus chassis technology platform using Blade Battery, which it calls the eBus Blade Platform, at the IAA Transportation 2022 event in Germany. The post BYD brings Blade Battery to electric buses appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. BYD Blade Battery

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Mercedes-Benz unveils its longest-range electric truck yet: eActros LongHaul

Electrek

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has unveiled its longest-range electric truck yet at IAA this weekend: the eActros LongHaul. more…. The post Mercedes-Benz unveils its longest-range electric truck yet: eActros LongHaul appeared first on Electrek.

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XPeng surges 10% in Hong Kong as City NGP rolls out and G9 launch nears

CN EV Post

XPeng's City NGP is already available in Guangzhou in pilot form, while its flagship G9 SUV will be officially launched a day later. The post XPeng surges 10% in Hong Kong as City NGP rolls out and G9 launch nears appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. XPeng

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