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BMW Group begins production of small-series hydrogen-powered iX5

Green Car Congress

The BMW Group is commencing production of its BMW iX5 Hydrogen model. Manufacture of the small-series hydrogen-powered vehicle is taking place in the pilot plant at its Munich Research and Innovation Centre (FIZ).

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Chevy electric sedan, Toyota Tacoma EV, Aptera charging, Tesla discount: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Owners of which two mainstream car brands are shifting to Tesla at a high rate? Which company might build VW’s Scout electric trucks? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending December 2, 2022.

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Toyota-led consortium developing prototype hydrogen fuel cell Toyota Hilux pickup

Green Car Congress

A consortium led by Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd (TMUK) will receive funding from UK Government through the Advanced Propulsion Center (APC) for the development of a hydrogen fuel cell-powered Hilux pickup. HiluxH2.

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Elon Musk’s Twitter is working on removing child sexual abuse material at scale with “no mercy” for abusers

Teslarati

Elon Musk’s Twitter is working on removing child sexual abuse (CSAM) at scale with “no mercy for those who are involved in these illegal activities.”

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Mercedes-Benz Vans shows electric small van camper Concept EQT Marco Polo

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz Vans showed the Concept EQT Marco Polo—a new, fully electric micro camper van based on the EQT, which is equipped with innovations for the segment. The series version is expected to be presented in the second half of 2023.

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Wheel-E Podcast: Electric bike rebates, Polestar e-bike, electric jet skis & 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.

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IDTechEx: EV market doubles down on permanent magnets despite material costs

Green Car Congress

With the continued global turmoil experienced over the past few years, the prices of almost everything are rising. This has been especially true for the rare earth materials used in the manufacturing of electric motors for electric vehicles (EVs).

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Volkswagen Group and PowerCo SE to search for gigafactory site in Canada; extending cathode agreement with Umicore to Canada

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen CEO Oliver Blume and the Canadian Minister for Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, signed an Addendum to the non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of August this year ( earlier post ) to identify suitable sites for a cell factory in Canada. The two parties will continue their cooperation in the areas of battery value creation, raw material supply chains and cathode material production which had been established in August.

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Are plug-in hybrid cars just “fake electrics”?

The Driven EV News

Transport expert says Plug-in hybrids are fake electric cars, built for lab tests and tax breaks, not real driving, and pollute more than advertised. The post Are plug-in hybrid cars just “fake electrics”? appeared first on The Driven. Batteries EV News

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BYD Nov sales breakdown: Song 64,145 units, Han 31,786 units

CN EV Post

The BYD Yuan family sold 29,402 units in November, while the Qin family sold 28,320 units. The post BYD Nov sales breakdown: Song 64,145 units, Han 31,786 units appeared first on CnEVPost. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. BYD Deliveries

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Tesla Semi looks incredible as an electric motorhome

Electrek

Tesla Semi could make an awesome electric motorhome based on the specs released by Tesla this week and how incredible these renders of the electric truck look as a motorhome. more…. The post Tesla Semi looks incredible as an electric motorhome appeared first on Electrek.

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Charging Cluster at Hotel Marcel

EV Club of CT

24 Chargers at Hotel Marcel in New Haven Photos: Hotel Marcel, Maxwell Electric Shuttle Minibus parked at an EVConnect charger, Solar Canopy and Tesla chargers At long last, the chargers at the Hotel Marcel in. Read more. Blog Electric Vehicles EV Charging Stations News Hotel Marcel

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Tesla releases new software update to improve Sentry Mode

Electrek

Tesla has started to push a new software update to its fleet in order to improve Sentry Mode, a surveillance system built into its vehicles. more…. The post Tesla releases new software update to improve Sentry Mode appeared first on Electrek.

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Ford battles with dealers over EV sales plan

Teslarati

Ford is now facing pushback from dealers in numerous states over its EV sales plan. Ford is revamping its EV sales model , and the first step in doing so is its “EV Certified” program. This certification is required for any dealer selling Ford electric vehicles.

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Tesla didn’t say a word about Tesla Semi being equipped with Autopilot/Self-Driving

Electrek

At the unveiling of the production version of the Tesla Semi, the automaker announced a lot of things about the electric truck, but it didn’t say a word about it being equipped with Autopilot/Full Self-Driving technology. That’s despite being equipped with the needed hardware. more….

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News: Pizza Delivery Goes Electric

Clean Fleet Report

News: Pizza Delivery Goes Electric. Three or Four Wheels Gets the Pie There Hot. When you’re hungry and call for a pizza delivery, how it gets to you has been unimportant, but maybe no longer.

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Quick Charge Podcast: December 3, 2022

Electrek

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: December 3, 2022 appeared first on Electrek.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4Matic EV

Clean Fleet Report

An Impressive First All-Electric Car from Mercedes-Benz. Times are changing at Mercedes-Benz. The S Class, long having been recognized as the benchmark for luxury full-size sedans, has been joined by the all-new EQS, the first-ever Mercedes built on a dedicated EV platform.

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Ford EV sales handily outpace segment, led by Mustang Mach-E

Teslarati

Ford has released sales data for November, and the company’s electric offerings continue to be the star of the sales report. While Ford’s overall sales shrunk by 7.8% compared to last year, EV sales continued to grow at an incredible pace, up by 102.6%

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How to Start and Run a Trucking Company That Stands Out

Clean Fleet Report

How to Start and Run a Trucking Company That Stands Out. 10 Tips To Put It All Together. This article may contain affiliate links. There are many different ways to start and run a trucking company. You could go the traditional route and lease or buy trucks, hire drivers and get started that way.

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Chinese Joint Venture Will Begin Mass-Producing an Autonomous Electric Car

Cars That Think

In October, a startup called Jidu Automotive , backed by Chinese AI giant Baidu and Chinese carmaker Geely , officially released an autonomous electric car, the Robo-01 Lunar Edition. In 2023, the car will go on sale.

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What You Need to Know About EVs Catching Fire

Clean Fleet Report

What You Need to Know About EVs Catching Fire. After Hurricane Ian. On September 28, 2022, Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwestern Florida. It was a destructive, Category 4 hurricane, bringing catastrophic storm surges, heavy rainfall and intense, sustained winds.

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Rivian tackles a bedbug problem at its Normal, IL factory

Teslarati

Rivian quickly took action after reports of bedbugs on one of the forklifts in the Normal manufacturing facility. The automaker confirmed with The Pantagraph that it hired a professional pest control to deal with the problem.

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4 Basic Principles for Taking Care of Your Truck

Clean Fleet Report

4 Basic Principles for Taking Care of Your Truck. Tips To Extend Your Vehicle’s Life in Work & Play. This article may contain affiliate links. You love your truck. It’s the vehicle that keeps you moving, and it’s been with you through thick and thin.

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Mercedes-Benz EQT and Concept EQT MarcoPolo1 electric vans revealed

Electric Cars Report

Mercedes-Benz Vans has firmly anchored its leadership aspirations for electric mobility in its strategy and is systematically electrifying all model series. This includes a range of industry-specific electric mobility solutions – also for the camper van industry.

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Toyota Launches Investigation After bZ4X Gets Only 134 Miles Of Range In Danish Test

InsideEVs

The bZ4X has roughly twice as much claimed range as the figures achieved in the test

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Down the road with EV News

Electric Auto Association

Wink, Aehra, Mercedes, Porsche, VinFast and more. Sony-Honda EV. Sony-Honda Content cars The new jointly-developed electric vehicle (EV) will be built around music, movies, and PlayStations. Wink Motors Neighborhood EV (NEV). Wink Motors Tiny cars Small, low-cost EVs are on the horizon. Fiat 500e.

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Ford Rolls Out Phone-As-A-Key Update For Early Lightning Owners

InsideEVs

The OTA update began rolling out this week

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DS Automobiles and PENSKE AUTOSPORT unveil the DS E-TENSE FE23 Gen3 racer

Electric Cars Report

DS Automobiles will embark on a major milestone in its history in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

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Armormax Reveals Bulletproof Jaguar I-Pace

InsideEVs

The armored Jaguar EV is the first of its kind

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GM doubles down on Ultium battery production plant investment

Teslarati

GM and LG will invest an added $275 million into their Ultium battery production facility in Tennessee. Much like the rest of the automotive industry, General Motors is currently supply-constrained regarding battery cells that will go into electric vehicles.

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Mate Rimac Says Bugatti Joint Venture Is Profitable "Beyond Expectations"

InsideEVs

The partnership between the two hypercar brands was announced back in July 2021

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Redwood Materials approved for over $100m in tax incentives

Teslarati

Redwood Materials was approved for $105.6 million in tax incentives by the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development. The battery recycling company, founded by former Tesla co-founder JB Straubel, will receive the incentives in exchange for investing over $1.1

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XPeng Electric Car Sales Decreased By Almost 63% In November 2022

InsideEVs

The ramp-up of the all-new XPeng G9 continues despite challenges

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Jaguar TCS Racing reveals I-TYPE 6 Gen3 Formula E racer

Electric Cars Report

Jaguar TCS Racing revealed the Jaguar I-TYPE 6, designed and engineered to compete for the 2023 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, as the innovative all-electric motorsport category moves into a new Gen3 era. The Jaguar I-TYPE 6 is the most advanced and efficient electric Jaguar race car ever.

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Is This The Tesla Model 3 Refresh With Its Front And Rear Under Camouflage?

InsideEVs

Not only the camouflage would suggest that it is indeed a test prototype, but also the manufacturer plates

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Lightyear 0 Solar-Powered Car Begins Series Production

CleanTechnica

The Lightyear 0 solar-powered sedan is now in production and will sell for $260,000. A lower priced car is coming in 2025. Cars Clean Power Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Solar Cells Solar Energy lightyear Lightyear 0 solar cars solar-powered cars

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