Fri.Dec 08, 2023

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Analysis: EV interest is strong, but there's a "missing mass market"

Green Car Reports

Recent coverage of increasing EV inventories is missing the point, J.D. Power argues in a new report. EVs accounted for 8.2% of new-vehicle sales in the U.S. through October 2023, up from just 2.6% in 2020. But much recent discussion has focused on the increasing number of EVs on dealer lots, which is taken as an indication that EV demand is.

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The US’s first large-scale offshore wind farm is about to come online

Electrek

The first five offshore wind turbines at Vineyard Wind 1 will deliver power to the Massachusetts grid within weeks. more… The post The US’s first large-scale offshore wind farm is about to come online appeared first on Electrek.

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Here's how the Ford F-150 Lightning could help lower electric bills

Green Car Reports

A Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck takes money and energy to operate, but Ford is now trying to show customers one way the truck can earn its keep while parked. The automaker on Thursday announced a project in partnership with Residio Technologies to demonstrate how the Lightning's vehicle-to-home (V2H) capability can be used for home.

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Falcon 9 takes another flight with 22 Starlink satellites

Teslarati

Launching last night at 12:03 am PT (08:03 UTC) from Space Launch Complex 4 East at Vandenberg Space Base in California, a Falcon 9 delivered another batch of 22 Starlink satellites into orbit. This mission marked the 91st orbital launch of the year for the company. 22 Starlink satellites were inserted into a 53-degree orbital inclination and separated from the 2nd stage just over an hour after lift-off.

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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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F-150 Lightning V2H, “missing mass market” for EVs, Stellantis fights CARB: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The Ford F-150 Lightning could cut your utility bills. Stellantis is pushing back versus California about deals with other automakers. And is there a “missing mass market” for EVs? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Jeep and Dodge parent company Stellantis is the latest automaker to fight California emissions rules, claiming.

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Tesla Model Y is Electrek’s vehicle of the year

Electrek

For 2023, Electrek has decided to make the Tesla Model Y its vehicle of the year. Well, it’s not as much us who decided, car buyers did. With Model Y becoming the first electric vehicle to become the best-selling car in the world, how can we not make it the vehicle of the year? more… The post Tesla Model Y is Electrek’s vehicle of the year appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla executives looking for 790-acre land in Thailand: Prime Minister

Teslarati

In an apparent bid to highlight Thailand’s potential position as an electric vehicle manufacturing hub in Southeast Asia, Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin personally accompanied Tesla executives on a tour of potential industrial sites last week. “I went out of my way to entertain them so they would fall in love with Thailand,” Thavisin said.

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Jeep-owner Stellantis announces mass layoffs, blames California

Electrek

Stellantis has announced that it plans to cut what will likely be thousands of jobs from its Jeep plants in Detroit and Toledo, Ohio, blaming California’s emissions regulations for putting the company at a competitive disadvantage. more… The post Jeep-owner Stellantis announces mass layoffs, blames California appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla gained ground in China’s NEV and BEV market in November: CPCA data

Teslarati

Earlier this month, it was revealed by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) that Tesla China was able to sell a total of 82,432 vehicles in November, an increase of 14.31% compared to October’s 72,11 units. The CPCA has now provided a breakdown of the EV maker’s wholesale figures for November, and they are quite encouraging. Out of the 82,432 vehicles that were sold last month , 65,504 were delivered to Chinese customers.

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VW’s rugged Scout EV brand on track to debut electric pickup and SUV next year

Electrek

The new rugged Scout brand from Volkswagen remains on track to debut its electric pickup and SUV next year. VW Scout CEO Scott Keogh says the designs are upwards of 95% complete. more… The post VW’s rugged Scout EV brand on track to debut electric pickup and SUV next year appeared first on Electrek.

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

Brief

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Tesla Sweden prioritizes employee safety as they receive threats 

Teslarati

Tesla and IF Metall’s battle in Sweden is reaching dangerous levels as the automaker reports that employees have received threats on social media. Tesla is now prioritizing the safety of employees while the IF Metall strike continues. Jönköpings-Posten (JP) recently visited Tesla’s new facility in Hedenstorp and talked with a representative from the Texas-based automaker. “It is a sensitive situation.

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New York City opens 8,500 acres of parking lots to solar canopies

Electrek

New York City has relaxed its zoning laws for renewables, including opening over 8,500 acres of parking lots for solar canopies. more… The post New York City opens 8,500 acres of parking lots to solar canopies appeared first on Electrek.

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World’s fastest Tesla Model S Plaid undergoes major changes

Teslarati

You may have seen the formerly wrecked, then gutted 2022 Tesla Model S Plaid that had most of its body cut off and set the quarter mile record back in August, but now, it is a completely different creation dubbed the “Plaidessey.” YouTube channel BoostedBoiz is making another major change by chopping off what little remained of the Plaid and dropping a 2001 Honda Odyssey body onto what’s left to create the “ultimate sleeper.” In all fairness, the Odyssey body actual

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Why fossil fuel cars may dominate for another decade

The Driven EV News

Without changes to Australia's automotive industry, electric vehicles will make up just 13 pct of new car sales by 2026, 26 pct by 2030 and 51 pct by 2035. The post Why fossil fuel cars may dominate for another decade appeared first on The Driven.

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

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Tesla sells out of Model Y configuration in China for the rest of 2023

Teslarati

Tesla has sold out of the Model Y Standard Range configuration in China for the rest of 2023 as the automaker attempts to reach its 1.8 million vehicle delivery goal for the year. China has been one of the best-selling markets for Tesla, as demand for its vehicles has routinely put the automaker toward the top of sales rankings for manufacturers. With the introduction of the Model 3 and Model Y, the two cars have helped Chinese residents adopt EVs at a rate that has only been outpaced by Norway,

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Sixt Dumping Teslas Due To High Repair Costs & Depreciation

CleanTechnica EVs

Wowza. For years, we’ve argued that one of the top reasons to buy a Tesla Model 3 or Model Y. [continued] The post Sixt Dumping Teslas Due To High Repair Costs & Depreciation appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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See how Ford builds its F-150 Lightning electric pickup [video]

Electrek

Ford’s F-150 Lightning is the top selling electric truck in the US through November. As production at its Rouge EV plant ramps up, a new video gives us an inside look at how Ford builds its Lightning in the US. more… The post See how Ford builds its F-150 Lightning electric pickup [video] appeared first on Electrek.

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EVs take 25.7% share in Germany – Policy Tides Continue

CleanTechnica EVs

November saw plugin EVs take 25.7% share in Germany, down from an (anomalous pull-forward) 39.4%, year on year, and in. [continued] The post EVs take 25.7% share in Germany – Policy Tides Continue appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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GM says next-gen Bolt will be EUV-only as the SUV virus infects the industry

Electrek

The Bolt EV is not coming back in Ultium format, according to recent statements made by GM. Instead, GM will resurrect the larger Bolt EUV and place it right alongside the Equinox EV in the latest example of the long line of inexplicable moves by GM in the EV space. more… The post GM says next-gen Bolt will be EUV-only as the SUV virus infects the industry appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Giga Berlin supplier permitted to reduce workers over Sweden union strike: report

Teslarati

When Swedish union IF Metall set its sights on Giga Berlin last month, the group noted that Hydro Extrusions, a producer of aluminum profiles for the Model Y, would be a central player in its strategy to disrupt the Tesla plant. Recent comments from Hydro Extrusions CEO Jonas Bjuhr have hinted that the Giga Berlin supplier’s employees may end up being hurt by the union’s strategy.

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BNEF’s Hilarious Charts Showing Tiny Hydrogen Vehicle Sales

CleanTechnica EVs

BloombergNEF (BNEF) has a new report out this month, the Zero-Emission Vehicles Factbook. It was especially prepared for the COP28. [continued] The post BNEF’s Hilarious Charts Showing Tiny Hydrogen Vehicle Sales appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Quantum entanglement of individual molecules achieved by physicists for the first time

Innovation News Network

Discover how Princeton researchers have succeeded in forcing molecules into quantum entanglement for the very first time. The post Quantum entanglement of individual molecules achieved by physicists for the first time appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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New MINI Cooper Electric Gets John Cooper Works Trim

Electric Cars Report

The all-electric MINI Cooper stands for emission-free mobility and urban driving pleasure. The new 3-door model is also available in Sport trim, which emphasises the brand’s racing history. With 218 electrically generated hp (160 kW) and 330 Newton metres of maximum torque, the MINI Cooper Electric is way out in front with zero emissions, especially […] The post New MINI Cooper Electric Gets John Cooper Works Trim appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Ford EV Sales Up 43%

CleanTechnica EVs

Ford’s electric vehicle evolution continues. It’s no EV startup, of course, but many of the people who recognize the EV. [continued] The post Ford EV Sales Up 43% appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Stellantis EVs to use Ample’s battery swapping tech

Electric Cars Report

Stellantis and Ample are partnering in battery swapping technology capable of delivering a fully charged electric vehicle battery in less than five minutes. The two partners have agreed to work toward integrating Ample’s Modular Battery Swapping solution in Stellantis electric vehicles. Battery swapping technology allows an EV customer who stops at a battery swapping station […] The post Stellantis EVs to use Ample’s battery swapping tech appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Tesla is looking at land for a factory in Thailand, PM says

Electrek

Tesla is looking to acquire a large piece of land for a factory in Thailand, according to the Prime Minister following a visit from Tesla executives. more… The post Tesla is looking at land for a factory in Thailand, PM says appeared first on Electrek.

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Ford & Resideo Working On V2H Energy Management Benefits For Customers

Electric Cars Report

Ford and Resideo Technologies announced a joint simulation project to explore vehicle-to-home (V2H) energy management called the “EV-Home Power Partnership,” designed to explore the potential of electric vehicle batteries to support optimal home energy management. The project will explore, test and quantify the customer benefits of pairing bi-directional EV charging with a Resideo smart thermostat […] The post Ford & Resideo Working On V2H Energy Management Benefits For Customers appe

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A 650HP Lamborghini Urus Is No Match For The Tri-Motor Tesla Cybertruck In A Drag Race

InsideEVs

Even though the Cybertruck tips the scales at almost 7,000 pounds, weight doesn't seem to be an issue for the American EV.

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IONITY Expands Ultra-Fast Charging Network In Germany

Electric Cars Report

IONITY is advancing emission-free electric mobility in Europe with the expansion of its ultra-fast charging network. As a key market and main transit country, Germany plays a crucial role in this. In Merklingen near Ulm, IONITY has now opened one of its largest charging stations with a total of 24 HPC charging points. A wide […] The post IONITY Expands Ultra-Fast Charging Network In Germany appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Comment on Tesla says standard-range Model Y sold out in China by John Hanna

CN EV Post

How are you interpreting your own translation of the poster wording , = "Thank you for your dedication in 2023, on Tesla's way to delivering 1.8 million vehicles globally.", as somehow saying that "the base model Y is sold out"? Are you attempting to discourage readers from using their own due diligence in checking on whether they can still get a newly-ordered Model Y delivered before year end?

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Volkswagen mulls $21K EV with Renault, but don’t get too excited

Electrek

European automakers are looking to affordable EVs to help boost demand. The latest may be a 20,000 euro ($21,500) EV from Volkswagen and Renault. more… The post Volkswagen mulls $21K EV with Renault, but don’t get too excited appeared first on Electrek.

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Comment on Some battery makers in China to be forced to cut or halt production due to lack of orders, says TrendForce by DORAMAS

CN EV Post

Prices of lithium arent falling because there is no demand. Demand is surging, its the supply side that is skyrocketing. All the mines in iran and Afghanistan going online what else would anyone expect. Contrary, battery demand wills shoot much since we have other reports here on cnevpost of projects still underway and new projects expanding across the world.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E To Lose Tax Credit in January

CleanTechnica EVs

Earlier this month, Ford announced to dealers that the Mustang Mach-E would be losing access to the tax credits it. [continued] The post Ford Mustang Mach-E To Lose Tax Credit in January appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Supercharging A Tesla In Winter: Preconditioned Vs. Cold Battery Test

InsideEVs

Model Y owner from Sweden shows why battery preconditioning makes a big difference when DC fast charging your EV in the cold.

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