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Veloz: California EV market continues strong growth; Q1 strongest quarter to date; 16.32% market share

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California’s EV market continues to grow, according to data gathered by Veloz , a non-profit which tracks and reports on growing electric vehicle (EV) sales data in California, market trends, and infrastructure build-out.

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Tesla stopped including a mobile charger with its vehicles; it's not the only one

Green Car Reports

Tesla's recent move to stop including its mobile charger as standard equipment has raised eyebrows, but Tesla isn't the automaker to do that recently. Tesla removed the mobile charger, which is a cable with a NEMA 14-50 plug that allows cars to charge directly from those outlets, in late April.

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Study finds reduction of low-frequency noise from transition to electric buses improved residents’ health

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The health of residents living alongside a bus route in Gothenburg, Sweden, improved when hybrid buses were replaced by buses fully powered by electricity.

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Chevy Bolt EV battery recall update: Nearly half have been remedied

Green Car Reports

General Motors has remedied nearly half the vehicles in an expanded, ongoing Chevrolet Bolt EV battery recall, according to a quarterly report on the recall campaign published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Wednesday.

Rheinmetall develops glass fiber suspension spring

Green Car Congress

Rheinmetall has developed a new glass fiber suspension spring. In cooperation with a premium OEM, the Düsseldorf-based technology group has now presented this product in a prototype testbed vehicle.

SpaceX still on track to launch one Falcon rocket per week in 2022

Teslarati

Now more than a third of the way through 2022, SpaceX remains firmly on track to hit CEO Elon Musk’s target of an average of one Falcon rocket launch per week throughout the year.

AECC presents zero-impact emissions demonstrator car at Vienna Motor Symposium

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The European Association for Emissions Control by Catalyst (AECC) presented its zero-impact emissions demonstrator car at the Vienna Motor Symposium, 27-29 April.

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Kobe team’s hematite mesocrystal photocatalyst simultaneously produces hydrogen and hydrogen peroxide

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Using a hematite photocatalyst, a team led by researchers from Kobe University has succeeded in producing both hydrogen gas and hydrogen peroxide at the same time from sunlight and water. An open-access paper on the work is published in Nature Communications.

Tesla prepares for ‘monstrous’ Q2 with Fremont factory running 10-20% above capacity: analyst

Teslarati

Tesla ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) is preparing for a “monstrous” second quarter as Trip Chowdhry of Global Equities Research released a new note this morning that indicates the Fremont factory in Northern California is running as much as 20 percent above capacity.

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ATM Milano orders 75 more Solaris electric buses

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ATM Milano has placed another order for electric buses made by Solaris, going for another batch envisaged in the framework agreement for 250 vehicles. The first two batches, 140 electric Urbino buses in total, have already been delivered.

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Tesla 2022 Annual Shareholder Meeting set for August 4 

Teslarati

Tesla set the date for its 2022 Annual Shareholder Meeting on Thursday, August 4. The meeting will take place at Tesla’s new headquarters in Austin, Texas. Tesla shareholders are expected to vote on a stock split during the meeting. The precise stock split ratios have yet to be determined.

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EPA issues emergency fuel waiver for E15 sales

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing an emergency fuel waiver to allow E15 gasoline to be sold during the summer driving season. Earlier post.). The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires the use of low-volatility gasoline during the summer months in order to limit the formation of ozone pollution. Volatility is the property of a liquid fuel that defines its evaporation characteristics.) Reid vapor pressure (RVP) is a common measure of and generic term for gasoline volatility.

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Tesla will get benefits if it produces cars in India, says transport minister

Teslarati

On Monday, May 2, India’s Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said Tesla would get benefits if it manufactured vehicles in the country. . Tesla manufactures its electric vehicles in India, then they will also get benefits,” said Gadkari.

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US Dept of Energy announces $3 billion toward EV battery manufacturing and supply chain

Electrek

The US Department of Energy announced today a new $3 billion program going toward battery manufacturing and supply chain to support the transition to electric vehicles. more…. The post US Dept of Energy announces $3 billion toward EV battery manufacturing and supply chain appeared first on Electrek.

Elon Musk is reportedly looking to tie up less of his wealth in Twitter deal

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is reportedly speaking to large investment firms and other high net-worth individuals about contributing more money to his $44 billion deal to acquire Twitter.

Lexus RZ and Kia Sportage Hybrid reviews, Bolt EV recall update, Tesla and Kia cord-cutting: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

We drive Lexus’ first electric vehicle for the U.S., and in a drive of the Kia Sportage Hybrid find its value irresistible. The federal government tipped us on how the Chevy Bolt EV recall is going, and we look at why Tesla and Kia might have stopped offering charge cables with their EVs.

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What’s the Matter With Gasoline Prices?

Energy Institute at HAAS

Political rhetoric from both sides is more distracting than enlightening. Being an energy economist isn’t as glamorous as it looks. As with any expertise, it takes thousands of hours to … Continue Reading What’s the Matter With Gasoline Prices? Uncategorized featured

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Tesla bill for direct sales in CT postponed again 

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Lawmakers believe that Connecticut’s Tesla bill isn’t likely to pass this year. The bill would have permitted EV manufacturers like Tesla and Rivian to sell electric vehicles directly to consumers in CT, provided they do not already sell cars through a dealership. .

Start your week with this 30 mph electric skateboard with tank treads instead of wheels

Electrek

Just because it’s Monday doesn’t mean you can’t start the week with a bang. And I’m at a loss of a better way than by feasting your eyes on the latest lethal animal from Australia: the Ungoverned Vendetta tracked electric skateboard. more….

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Tesla’s Elon Musk alleged to have “shadow crew” who egged on Twitter acquisition

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Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition of Twitter reportedly did not happen just because the Tesla and SpaceX CEO was interested in the social media company.

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Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire drops teaser video for new electric motorcycle, to be unveiled next week

Electrek

We’ve been waiting for years with bated breath for details regarding Harley-Davidson’s next upcoming LiveWire electric motorcycle. Now we’re getting the first real crumbs along with a short teaser video, plus an officially announced unveiling date of May 10th. more….

Tesla recalls *one* 2022 Model X, replaces vehicle over missing hardware

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Tesla has initiated a recall for one 2022 Model X due to a missing hardware issue. Unlike previous “recalls” initiated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2022 Model X’s recall was not fixed through an over-the-air update. .

F-150 Lightning deliveries begin with even more horsepower, payload capacity, plus real-time range estimates while towing

Electrek

As first deliveries of Ford’s highly-anticipated F-150 Lightning begin this week, the American automaker has announced the all-electric pickup will arrive with more horsepower and higher payload capacity that originally promised.

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NASA’s Webb Telescope mirror crushes “most optimistic predictions” after final alignment

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NASA says that the nascent James Webb Space Telescope’s (JWST) “optical performance…continues to be better than the…most optimistic predictions” after completing the alignment of its record-breaking mirror.

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Electrify America reports a fivefold increase of charging sessions in 2021 compared to 2020

Electrek

According to a recent report from Electrify America , it delivered 1.45 million charging sessions to customers in 2021 – that’s over five times more than the 268,000 sessions recorded a year prior.

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Biden Administration announces $3bn plan for U.S.-based EV battery manufacturing

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The Biden Administration made a massive push toward the eventual domestication of the electric vehicle supply chain in the United States on Monday. The Administration announced it will launch a $3.16 billion plan to boost U.S.-based

Here’s how a new US protectionist move is backfiring badly on the US solar industry [Update]

Electrek

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) is investigating whether Southeast Asian solar cell manufacturers are using parts made in China that would normally be subject to a tariff.

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Tesla filing hints at potential 2022 annual shareholder meeting, stock split vote delay

Teslarati

Tesla ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) has filed a form 10-K/A with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. The electric vehicle maker noted that it would be delaying the filing of its 2022 proxy statement for the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders, which was supposed to hit its deadline today. .

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Rivian secures $1.5 billion in incentives for its upcoming Georgia EV factory

Electrek

Rivian announced today that it secured the incentive packaged, expected to be worth up to $1.5 billion if fully realized, for its upcoming electric vehicle factory in Georgia. more…. The post Rivian secures $1.5 billion in incentives for its upcoming Georgia EV factory appeared first on Electrek.

Ford F-150 Lightning is more powerful than expected at 580 hp

Teslarati

It turns out Ford was underpromising when it initially quoted its expected specs for the F-150 Lightning. With customers now taking delivery of the all-electric pickup truck, it is starting to become evident that the Lightning is actually more powerful than initially expected.

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Lectric XP 2.0 vs Lectric XPremium vs. Lectric XP Lite: What’s the difference and which to buy?

Electrek

When it comes to bang-for-your-buck electric bicycles, it’s hard to beat the Phoenix-based company Lectric eBikes.

EV News: Get it here!

Electric Auto Association

Corvette, Honda, Lucid, Polestar, and more. Ford Lightning F-150. Ford Production on the highly anticipated truck is beginning, while plans form for a new pick-up for 2024. Chevrolet Corvette concept.

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Tesla CCS adapter spotted charging at over 200 kW – is it finally going to be available?

Electrek

Tesla’s own CCS adapter was spotted charging a Model Y at over 200 kW – a first for Tesla’s elusive adapter. Is it finally going to be available? more…. The post Tesla CCS adapter spotted charging at over 200 kW – is it finally going to be available? appeared first on Electrek.

Paris Suspends 149 Bolloré Electric Buses After Two Fires

InsideEVs

Two Bluebus 5SE electric buses were completely destroyed by fires in two separate incidents on April 4 and April 29

Boutique sports car marque Wiesmann reimagines roadster in ‘Project Thunderball’ EV

Electrek

After an eight year hiatus, German boutique automaker Wiesmann has returned to the world of luxury sports cars, beginning with a new roadster EV convertible called “Project Thunderball.”

Flash Drive: 2023 Kia Sportage

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Something for Everyone. When Kia says the 2023 Sportage is all-new, believe them.

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Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup needs a $4,000 home device to use it as backup power

Electrek

Ford has confirmed the price of its “Home Integration System,” which enables the F-150 Lightning electric pickup to power your home in case of an outage. It will cost $3,895 before installation. more….

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