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Lucid CEO says its Air has hit efficiency of 5 miles per kWh and ‘no one else is even close’

Electrek

During a recent webcast at the annual Evercore ISI Global Clean Energy & Transitions Summit, Lucid Motors CEO and CTO Peter Rawlinson shared some exciting news about the automaker and electric mobility in general. Earlier this week, a version of its flagship Lucid Air sedan delivered an efficiency ratio of 5 miles per kWh, which could soon translate to more affordable long-range models for all.

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Jeep Renegade EV, Honda battery leasing, 2025 VW ID.4, MPGe and EVs: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Honda sets itself up for more affordable EVs with battery leasing. VW re-ups its ID.4 EV and expands its ChatGPT assistant. Jeep reveals more about its $25,000 model expected to arrive as soon as next year. And should we recalculate how EVs are figured into U.S. mpg rules? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. A $25,000 electric Jeep is.

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GM’s Wuling launches new $8,000 Bingo EV in China undercutting BYD’s Seagull

Electrek

A new low-cost electric car launched Friday to take on BYD’s Seagull EV. GM’s Wuling launched the 2024 Bingo EV Friday, starting under $8,000 (56,800 yuan) as it looks to top BYD.

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BYD cuts prices again, this time on its lowest cost electric vehicle

The Driven EV News

BYD makes another price cut across both variants of its lowest cost electric vehicle in Australia. The post BYD cuts prices again, this time on its lowest cost electric vehicle appeared first on The Driven.

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

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$25,000 Jeep EV will be an electric Renegade

Green Car Reports

A $25,000 electric Jeep is coming "very soon" The budget EV will carry the Jeep Renegade nameplate Stellantis said the electric Jeep Renegade will be powered by LFP batteries Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares said in a recent interview that a $25,000 Jeep EV is coming to the U.S. soon. Now we know that it will expand on the Renegade nameplate, which.

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EV price war hots up in sub-$40,000 market as BYD cuts price of Dolphin

The Driven EV News

BYD makes another price cut across both variants of its lowest cost electric vehicle in Australia. The post EV price war hots up in sub-$40,000 market as BYD cuts price of Dolphin appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla Is Either Going To Be The Biggest Company In The World Or Collapse In Next Few Years

CleanTechnica EVs

So, Tesla held its big annual shareholder meeting yesterday, and that included a vote to (again) give Elon Musk by far the biggest CEO compensation package in history. But the biggest story at Tesla is the same as it was last quarter, last year, and in the years to come. [continued] The post Tesla Is Either Going To Be The Biggest Company In The World Or Collapse In Next Few Years appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Germany looks to keep the peace by halting or at least softening incoming tariffs on Chinese EVs

Electrek

Just days after the EU Commission determined EVs imported from China have an unfair advantage due to government subsidies and responding with higher tariffs, Germany, one of the region’s largest automotive markets, has spoken against the decision, stating the imposed tariffs could hurt the success of local automakers selling vehicles in China.

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Aspark Owl SP600 becomes the fastest electric car in the world

Electric Cars Report

Japanese engineering firm Aspark has claimed the title of the fastest electric car in the world with the latest version of its Owl electric hypercar, reaching an impressive 272 mph. The Aspark Owl SP600 is described as an “evolution” of the original four-motor Owl, first unveiled in 2017. While Aspark hasn’t provided specific details about […] The post Aspark Owl SP600 becomes the fastest electric car in the world appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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BYD’s Fang Cheng Bao unveils images of its rugged new all-electric SUV

Electrek

BYD’s Fang Cheng Bao officially revealed images for its new Bao 3 rugged electric SUV. From the first look, the off-road electric SUV, dubbed the “interstellar tank,” appears to out-muscle even Jeep’s meanest model.

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

Brief

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Behind-the-Meter Generation & Storage Offer Cost- & Energy-Efficient Route to Bus Electrification in New York, Potentially Saving $2 Million Each Year

CleanTechnica EVs

Electrification is vital to decarbonizing the transportation sector, which includes public transit fleets. Medium- and heavy-duty vehicles—including trucks and buses—are the second largest source of transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions, and their zero-emission vehicle sales are expected to reach 30% by 2030 and 100% by 2040. Although adoption of electric buses.

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Chevy cuts Equinox EV lease prices by nearly $140 per month

Electrek

If you were looking to lease Chevy’s new all-electric Equinox, it just got a lot cheaper. Chevy cut Equinox EV lease prices by nearly $140 per month. With new offers, the Chevy Equinox EV can be leased for as little as $379 per month.

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New EV Raffle Launches: One Ticket, Two Prizes! Tickets Support Fight Against Climate Change

CleanTechnica EVs

Want to drive a brand-new Rivian electric SUV or pickup truck? How about a classic Tesla Model X Plaid with all the bells and whistles? Or the famous new Cybertruck? Now is your chance. Just in time for Father’s Day, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network Action Fund (CCAN Action Fund). [continued] The post New EV Raffle Launches: One Ticket, Two Prizes!

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Meet the funky new Fiat Grande Panda EV, coming to global markets

Electrek

The iconic Fiat Panda is getting a funky new design and electric upgrade as part of the brand’s new global line-up. The Fiat Grande Panda EV fuses “Italian personality” with a retro new style. Check out the first images below.

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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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NIO Power Swap Station 4.0 Now Operational

CleanTechnica EVs

Guangzhou, China — The first batch of NIO Power Swap Station 4.0 went live. The fourth generation supports automated battery swap for multiple brands and different vehicle models. NIO, ONVO and all battery swap strategic partners can access the new stations for a comprehensively elevated battery swapping experience that is. [continued] The post NIO Power Swap Station 4.0 Now Operational appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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NIO launches EL8 in Europe amid looming tariff threats to Chinese-made EVs

Electrek

Despite recently announced tariffs on Chinese-made EVs imported into Europe, NIO has officially launched its EL8 SUV overseas. It will initially be sold in five EU markets as NIO touts its commitment to sales in the region despite the looming threat of import fees.

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Notes From The 2024 Tesla Annual Stockholder Meeting

CleanTechnica EVs

A peppy techno beat rolled and repeated in the online background leading up to the 2024 Tesla Annual Stockholder Meeting. For many small shareholders like me, sitting in on the meeting was an anomaly. After all, what voice would we little people have in the everyday workings of a corporation? [continued] The post Notes From The 2024 Tesla Annual Stockholder Meeting appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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On National Golf Cart Day (seriously), here’s 10 ways they beat cars

Electrek

Golf carts are no longer just for cruising the country club. In fact, these days, they’re more commonly found zipping through neighborhood streets or joy-riding around beach communities. These smaller, more efficient alternatives to traditional cars might just be a good choice for your ‘second car’, believe it or not.

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QOTD: Why Are Used EV Prices Dipping?

The Truth About Cars

Today's TTAC podcast was all about exploring why used EV prices have fallen so much. I don't want to spoil the episode -- go listen! -- but a few different culprits were identified. An increase in supply, the challenges of EV ownership, the macroeconomic challenges facing most of us, and so on and so forth. Those factors, at least, are what Karl Brauer and I chatted about.

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Tesla produces 1,300 Cybertrucks per week, moving from Foundations Series next quarter

Electrek

Tesla confirmed that it managed to produce 1,300 Cybertrucks in a week and it is moving from its Foundations Series production run next quarter.

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Used Car of the Day: 1982 Datsun 280ZX

The Truth About Cars

We're going north of the border today for this 1982 Datsun 280ZX. It has a fuel-injected 2.8-liter engine, four-wheel disc brakes (ventilated in the front), power-assisted steering, T-bar roof, vocalized warning system, tinted windows, alloy wheels, and analog guages. It has a five-speed stick. It's a deluxe model, meaning it has A/C, power windows, and dual rearview mirrors that are controlled from inside the cabin.

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Rad Power Bikes announces response to China tariffs and rising e-bike prices

Electrek

Rad Power Bikes , one of the leading electric bicycle companies in the US, has announced its response to rising e-bike costs in the US after the tariff exclusion on Chinese-produced electric bikes expires.

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Elon Musk's $56 Billion Pay Package is Approved By Shareholders

The Truth About Cars

If you’d like to earn $56 billion, a good place to start is to buy your way into an upstart EV manufacturer and then make as much noise as possible. Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently got an even bigger chunk of the company as shareholders approved his controversial pay package, which will make him one of the highest-paid corporate leaders in history. The package has been litigated on and off for a few years now but was approved by shareholders earlier this week.

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Wheel-E Podcast: Micromobility Europe 2024, 80 MPH army e-bike, more

Electrek

This week on Electrek ’s Wheel-E podcast, we discuss the most popular news stories from the world of electric bikes and other nontraditional electric vehicles. This time, that includes all the cool stuff we saw at Micromobility Europe 2024, new low-cost Lectric XP Lite 2.0, an 80 MPH military e-bike, how Paris cleaned its air by kicking out cars, and more.

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Here's Why Used EVs Are Dropping in Value

The Truth About Cars

Welcome back for another edition of the TTAC podcast! This week we chat with Karl Brauer, executive analyst at iSeeCars.com, about why the value of used EVs is dropping and has fallen below that of used gas cars for the first time. TTAC contributor Matthew Guy and TTAC managing editor Tim Healey discuss rear diffusers for your cars and what happened when NASCAR went to wine country.

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Save $550+ on Trek e-bikes from $1,200, Bluetti power station bundles hit new lows, VEVOR 16A to 40A EV chargers, more

Electrek

Headlining today’s Green Deals and leading the group into the weekend for Father’s Day, is a summer sale from Trek Bikes taking up to $550 off a large lineup of e-bikes, lead by the Electra Cruiser Go! Step-Over e-bike for $1,200. It is joined by the Bluetti AC180 Portable Power Station with a 200W Solar Panel at a new $849 low , along with several other units that are hitting new low prices as well.

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How to Maximize the Lifespan of Your Rugged Terrain Tires

The Truth About Cars

Photo by Volodymyr TVERDOKHLIB/Shutterstock.com Most gearheads who know a thing or two about the rigs to which they hold the keys will tell you that tire selection is a critical puzzle piece to a successful day on the track or trail. Whether one is trying to break lap records or summit new heights, the proper rubber can make or break the effort. Promoted Product: Rovelo Tire RIDGETRAK R/T RT01 RUGGED TERRAIN [link] With as much as you have riding on your tires, you want to get the maximum amount

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ChargePoint & Porsche Cars North America Partner on Porsche Charging Service Integration

CleanTechnica EVs

Campbell, California — ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT), a leading provider of charging solutions for electric vehicles (EVs), and Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), yesterday announced an agreement which will enable PCNA access to the ChargePoint network within the Porsche Charging Service. The collaboration will increase the number of chargers available.

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Vanguard vote key to Elon Musk’s Tesla pay package ratification

Teslarati

Vanguard, Tesla’s second-largest shareholder behind CEO Elon Musk, detailed its decision to ratify his $56 billion pay package in a pamphlet released on Friday by the investment advisor. At Thursday’s Annual Shareholder Meeting , Musk’s ratification request was passed after it needed to be voted on once again following a void by a Delaware Chancery Court Judge earlier this year.

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Navigating the EV Transition: 4 Emerging Impacts on Auto Manufacturing Jobs

CleanTechnica EVs

As momentum for electric vehicles accelerates in the U.S., a skilled and trained auto manufacturing workforce will be necessary for a successful transition. Policies like the Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law have helped deliver more than $154 billion in investments into building electric vehicles and components. By 2035, EVs could.

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Podcast: Tesla shareholders meeting, more lawsuits, ultra-fast charging, and more

Electrek

On the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. In this week’s episode, we discuss the Tesla shareholders meeting, more lawsuits coming for Tesla, ultra-fast charging by Lotus, and more. Today’s Podcast is sponsored by the Electrek American Solar Challenge 2024.

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Man who stole Tesla trade secrets pleads guilty

Teslarati

A man who was arrested in March for allegedly stealing Tesla’s trade secrets has pleaded guilty. Klaus Pflugbeil was arrested and accused of stealing Tesla’s trade secrets , which included manufacturing techniques and proprietary information the automaker had gathered, in March. After meeting with “businessmen” who were actually undercover federal agents, Pflugbeil was arrested.

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Volvo EX30 Faces Delay, Unclear Future Over China Tariffs

InsideEVs

The EX30 is built in China, so new tariffs could raise its price—or halt its debut in the U.S. Volvo says it's coming, but buyers claim radio silence.

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Scientists call for global action as plastic pollution crisis intensifies

Innovation News Network

Dr Douglas McCauley, Professor at UC Santa Barbara, and Adjunct Professor at UC Berkeley, and Neil Nathan, Project Scientist, at Benioff Ocean Science Laboratory, at UC Santa Barbara, discuss the urgent need for international action against plastic pollution, highlighting proposals for policy interventions. The post Scientists call for global action as plastic pollution crisis intensifies appeared first on Innovation News Network.